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Spurzheim, J. G. (Johann Gaspar), 1776-1832



  • Existence: 1776-12-31 - 1832-11-10


J. G. Spurzheim (1776-1832), German physician.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Fowler & Wells Portrait Posters for Physiognomy Lectures

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1000

A set of nineteen posters with 112 bust portraits depicting identified men and women, primarily authors, artists, scientists, monarchs, and religious and political leaders from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with a group of idealized heads illustrating characteristics identified by phrenologists.

Dates: circa 1860

Note : London, to Peter Mark Roget, [1814?]

 Part of Collection — Box 49: [Barcode: 39002137225240], Folder: GROUP 1660, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

Charles Edward Sargent papers

Call Number: MS 1069

Four-volume typed manuscript, "A Reexamination of the Doctrine of Gall and Spurzheim in the Light of Recent Science," expounding the teachings of phrenology and attempting to reconcile them with contemporary psychology and evolutionary philosophy. Expanded from Charles Edward Sargent's 1905 Yale Ph.D. thesis.

Dates: 1905-1935