Inventory of the
Dee G. Appley fonds

Inventory #F0197

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0197
Title:Dee G. Appley fonds
Extent:1.3 m of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Dee G. Appley (1922-2000) She served the University from 1967 until her retirement in 1980. She was director of York University's psychological services department, in Toronto, Canada, from 1963 to 1967 and directed training at the University's Counseling Center from 1967 to 1969. She also worked at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Connecticut College for Women, Smith College, and the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. She received master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Michigan, having done undergraduate work at the City College of New York and the University of Denver. Her academic interests included the changing attitudes of women and men toward work and marriage and collaborative models of human organization. She was an associate editor of the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science and of the Journal of the Canadian Association of Student Personnel Services, and she co-authored a book on T-groups and therapy groups. She served on the board of directors of the Interamerican Society of Psychologists and was president of the Canadian University Counseling Association. A member of the International Council of Psychologists and Sigma Xi, she was also a Danforth Associate. Her many civic roles along Route 2 included serving as a director of the Franklin Medical Center, Greenfield's All Souls Church, the Academy at Charlemont and the Arms Library in Shelburne Falls. She chaired the Shelburne Housing Authority, was president of (Franklin) County Visiting Nurse and Health Services, served on the advisory committee of the Area Council on Aging, and helped found the Greenfield Community Meals Plan. She had just completed a term as secretary of the Retired Faculty Association. As a photographer and artist, she showed her work in several area exhibitions. She also acted in and directed amateur theater productions.
Scope and Content:

The fonds consists of research materials and student data produced in the early days of Glendon College by Professor Dee G. Appley. Includes test scores, checklists, questionnaires, coding sheets, index cards, grading reports and other statistics related to the first group of students enrolled at Glendon.

Custodial History: Records were given to the Institute for Social Research in May 1996 by the fonds creator, Dee G. Appley. Transferred to the York University Archives in February 2000.
Restrictions on
Access and Use:
To protect third-party privacy, requests for access must be directed to the University Archivist, Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections, York University Libraries. Researchers are required to sign the formal York University research agreement authorizing the access and use of personal information contained in private archival documents held by the Clara Thomas Archives.
Finding Aid: File list is available.
URL of Finding Aid:
Accruals: The fonds includes material from the following accruals: 2000-013. No further accruals are expected.
Related Records: Related records may be found in the Institute for Social Research fonds (F064).
Immediate source of acquisition: See custodial history note.
Other Notes: Title based on contents of the fonds.
Provenance Access Points:Appley, Dee. G., 1922-2000

Date of creation: 2002/04/05
Date of last revision: 2009/10/09
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