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Field Psych Trust collection

Identifier: MS-0012

Scope and Contents note

The Field Psych Trust collection is composed of 22 dissertations by funded researchers.


  • 1961-2006


Conditions Governing Access note

Open to all users.

Conditions Governing Use note

As stipulated by U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical/Historical note

The Field Psych Trust collection was donated in 2006 and contains doctoral dissertations collected by Arthur W. Combs. They outline the relationship of perceptual psychological theory to effectiveness in the helping professions, such as teaching. According to Anne C. Richards, “The Trust honors the professional life and contributions of Dr. Arthur W. Combs who was a psychologist/educator who spent his professional career establishing, refining, researching, and implementing a theoretical position known as Perceptual (Field) Psychology”. The organization provided funding to encourage graduate student research within the field.


2.42 Linear feet (3 boxes)




Doctoral dissertations, funded by Field Psych Trust, an organization founded by Arthur W. Combs, that examine the relationship of perceptual psychology theory to effectiveness in the helping professions.

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated by Anne C. Richards, a former student of Arthur W. Combs and trustee of the Field Psych Trust, in 2006.

Related Archival Materials note

Arthur W. Combs papers are stored at UC Santa Barbara.

Processing Information note

Processed by Allison Perrigo, July 2019.
Guide to Field Psych Trust collection MS-0012
Finding aid prepared by Allison Perrigo
July 2019
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Language of description note
Description is in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States