Armand L. Mauss papers, 1952-1999  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Mauss, Armand L.
Title
Armand L. Mauss papers
Dates
1952-1999 (inclusive)
Quantity
4.0 linear feet of shelf space, (8 boxes)
Collection Number
Cage 854 (collection)
Summary
The Armand Mauss Papers consists of research materials produced and collected by Dr. Armand Mauss, a retired Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies at Washington State University. The materials pertain to his research on student activism in the San Francisco Bay Area, mission work in Seattle’s Skid Road, and alcohol studies in Washington State, all ranging from the 1960s to the 1970s. Materials include journal and newspaper articles, survey and questionnaire data, photographs, correspondence, and miscellaneous conference files and printed materials.
Repository
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections.
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
Pullman WA
99164-5610
Telephone: 509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open and available for research use.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Dr. Armand Mauss is a Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Religious Studies at Washington State University (WSU). Dr. Mauss received his Bachelor of Arts in 1954 from Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan, and both his Master of Arts in 1957 and his Ph.D. in 1970 from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Mauss taught at Utah State University before joining the faculty at WSU in 1969. Dr. Mauss' earlier research focused on deviant behaviors, such as drug and alcohol abuse, but the primary focus of his classes and publications pertain to new religious movements, especially studies of Mormonism. Dr. Mauss' publications include: Social Problems as Social Movements (1975), Neither White nor Black: Mormon Scholars Encounter the Race Issue in a Universal Church (1984), The Angel and the Beehive: The Mormon Struggle with Assimilation (1994), and All Abraham’s Children: Changing Mormon Conceptions of Race and Lineage (2003). Dr. Mauss retired from WSU in 1999. While a Professor Emeritus, Dr. Mauss served as a visiting scholar for the School of Religion at Claremont Graduate University from 2004 to 2009.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection contains research materials of Dr. Armand Mauss on student activism in the San Francisco Bay area, Seattle’s Skid Road, and alcohol studies in Washington state. Papers pertaining to student activism in the 1960s and 1970s include articles, dissertations, conference papers and reports concerning black and white student activism and the conservative and liberal student movements. Mauss' "Skid Road" project primarily looked at the efforts of three Seattle, Washington, rescue missions: the Lutheran Compass Center, the Bread of Life Mission, and the Union Gospel Mission. Materials pertaining to this project include journal and newspapers articles, survey and questionnaire data, missions' pamphlets and reports, photographs, and correspondence. Papers related to the WSU Alcohol Studies Program from the 1970s to the early 1980s include correspondence, reports and recommendations, and research files.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Preferred Citation

[Item description]. Armand L. Mauss Papers, 1952-1999. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series 1:  Journal of Social Issues on the New Left, 1963-1974Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
Articles and notes
1963-1970
4 25
Attica uprising clippings
1971
1 2-3
Conference on students and politics in San Juan, Puerto Rico
1967
1 4
Correspondence
1966-1974
1 5
The New Left and the Old by Armand Mauss
1971
1-2 6-7
New left and student activism - large papers
1967-1971
2 8
New left and student activism - short papers
1965-1971
4 26
Newspapers on social activism
1967-1975
2 9
Notes and bibliography, The New Left and the Old
1969-1971
2 10
"Political Consciousness as Reflected in the Literature of the New Left" by James L. Wood
1973
2-3 11-13
Radical insurgent publications
1964-1972
3 14
Right-wing student activism
1968-1970
3 15
Supplemental information on Mauss
Undated

Series 2:  Seattle Skid Road study, 1952-1999Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
3 16
A Study of Man in the City
1972
3 17
Alcoholism programs
1972-1973
3 18
The Alcoholism Re-Entry Program of the Lutheran Compass Center by Armand L. Mauss and Ronald W. Fagan
1978
4 27
Articles on skid row
1972
3 19
Skid Row Missions by Reginald Wayne Bibby
undated
3 20
Bread of Life
1972-1975
3 21
Bread of Life - attendance
1972
3 22
Bibliography and observations
undated
3 23
Cherry Street Chapel
undated
3 24
Community Coordination Project Report on Survey of Seattle's Skid Road Residents
1970
5 30
Code guides for interviews
1972
5 31
Code sheets for community questionnaire
undated
5 32
Current Contents article
1982
5 33
Demographic data photocopy
1973
5 34
Dissertation outline
undated
5 35
"The Future of the Seattle Skid Row Community" by Trevor James Evans
1971
5 36
"Soap, Sleep, Soup, and Salvation" by Ronald W. Fagan
1981
4 28
First Avenue Service Center
1967-1972
5 37
Grantsmanship techniques
undated
5 38
Jericho Inn Mission, Millionaire Club, Mt Carmel Chapel, Peniel Mission, and Zion Mission
undated
5 39
Journals and newspaper clippings on skid row
1952-1984
5 40
Lutheran Compass Center
1970-1972
5 41
Lutheran Compass Center client intake form guides
1973-1980
5 42
Lutheran Compass Center correspondence
1972-1975
5 43
Lutheran Compass Center evaluation report
1973
5 44
Lutheran Compass Center interim reports
1973
6 45
Lutheran Compass Center mission descriptions
1975
6 46
Lutheran Compass Center laity responses
undated
6 47
Lutheran Compass Center redraft of client intake forms
1980
6 48
Lutheran Compass Center rehab program
1975-1977
6 49
Lutheran Ministers telephone calls
undated
6 50
Men's street codebooks for questionnaires
1972
6 51
Methods in field research
1967
6 52
Mission attendance figures
1973
6 53
Missionary pamphlets
1973
6 54
Nepenthe newsletter on drugs and alcohol
undated
Oversize
Newspaper clippings on Skid Road
1974-1986
6 55
Notes on street interviews
1972
6 56
Romance on Seattle-Skidroad, by Jennie O'Hara
undated
6 57
Breath on the Mirror by Laurie Olin and bibliography on Skid Road
1972
6 58
Outline of the Major Points in the Lutheran Compass Center Alcoholism Resocialization Program
1978
6 59
Papers and outlines
1972-1973
6 60
Photographs of Skid Road
undated
6 61
Portland missions
1972
7 62
Potential studies for Skid Road rehab
1977
7 63
Salvation Army
1981
7 64
Seattle Lutheran directory
1972
7 65
Seattle Skid Road referral list
1971
7 66
Skid Road articles
1978-1986
7 67
Skid Road dispersion study
undated
7 68
Skid Road Community Council
1969-1972
7 69
Skid Road Community Council intake forms
1972
7 70
Skid Road Community Council questionnaires
1972
7 71
Union Gospel Mission attendance
1973
7 72
Union Gospel Mission notes
1971-1974
7 73
Ilse J. Volinn: "Nursing on Skid Row: A Specialized Professional Role"
1999
7 74
Ilse J. Volinn: "Skid Roads in the United States and Their World of Work"
1978
7 75
Washington state population and "Relocating West Madison 'Skid Row' Residents" by Ronald Vanderkooi
1967
7 76
Washington State University faculty grant proposal
1978

Series 3:  Alcohol and religion in Washington state, 1974-1995Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
8 77
Alcohol Studies memo
1978
8 78
Collective Behavior and Social Movements
1979-1985
8 79
Gridded interview sheets
1974
8 80
Interview schedule for "The Cross and the Commune"
1974
8 81
Washington State Sociological Association
1977-1995
4 29
Washington State Sociological Association newsletters
1979-1994

Series 4:  Published articles, 1974-1982Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
8 82
"An Assessment of Needs for Dealing with Substance-Abuse Problems in Spokane County"
1977
8 83
Evaluation Report of "Here's Looking at You" Program
1982
8 84
"Prodigals as Preachers"
1974
8 85
Spokane Youth Needs Assessment Survey
1976
8 86
Social Compass
1974
8 87
"Teaching Religion in the Public Schools" edited by Donald H. Bishop
1977

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Sociologists -- Washington (State) –- Archives.
  • Washington State University -- Faculty –- Archives.
  • Personal Names :
  • Mauss, Armand L. -- Archives.