Document Type

Article

Date

Fall 1987

Embargo Period

3-11-2011

Keywords

Syracuse University Special Collections, Benjamin Spock, Spock papers, child rearing, pediatrics, popular science

Language

English

Disciplines

American Popular Culture | American Studies | Child Psychology

Description/Abstract

This article gives a portrait of the controversial pediatrician and popular author Benjamin Spock, much of it gleaned from his personal papers located at Syracuse University's Special Collections. Among some of the insights into his life worth noting are his wife Jane's contributions to his personal attitudes and even his books.

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