James, William, 1842-1910
- Existence: 1842-01-11 - 1910-08-26
William James (1842-1910), American philosopher and psychologist; first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States.
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 2
Overview: Correspondence, which makes up the bulk of the papers, together with writings, speeches, reports, printed matter and photographs. The family correspondence contains a long series of letters (1890-1894) from Marion Isabel Watrous before her marriage to Angell in 1894. Prominent among his professional correspondents are Charles Bakewell, John Dewey, William James, A.H. Pierce and George Dudley Seymour. Also included are papers relating to Angell's inauguration as president of Yale University and...
Dates: 1833-1986, bulk 1880-1947
Call Number: MS 169
Overview: Correspondence, lectures, articles, printed matter, clippings, and film relating to the career of Davidson who came to the U.S. in 1867 and was associated with the St. Louis and Concord schools of philosophy, the founding of the Fellowship of the New Life, and the establishment of the Breadwinners' College. From 1878 to 1884, he was in Italy studying the writings of Antonio Rosmini-Serbati, about whom he published a study in 1882. The major portion of the papers is made up of correspondence,...
Dates: 1857-1948, bulk 1857-1902
Call Number: MS 195
Overview: Correspondence and manuscripts on literary and psychological subjects, particularly on the question of sex. Important correspondents are Thomas Hardy, William James, Leo Tolstoy, Amy Lowell Rockwell Kent, Bertrand Russell, Herbert Spencer, Upton Sinclair, Rebecca West and Sigmund Freud. There are only a few outgoing letters from Havelock Ellis. The bulk of the papers consists of manuscripts by Ellis, of which the longest is "My Confessions". This work is made up of seventy short pieces, each...
Call Number: OSB MSS 186
Overview: Autograph manuscript letters and postcards, mostly signed, addressed to Mary Smyth Hunter and to two of her descendants, her daughter Cary Phyllis (Hunter) Williamson, and her grand-daughter Elizabeth Williamson. Major correspondents include Maurice Baring, Max Beerbohm, Gabriel Fauré, Edmund Gosse, Edvard Grieg, George Henschel, Henry James, William James, Claude Monet, George Moore, Auguste Rodin, John Singer Sargent, Henry Tonks, Edith Wharton, and Virginia Woolf. The collection also...
Call Number: 2008-ycal-22669
Part of Collection — Box: 13, Folder: GROUP 251, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS and TL, Cambridge, to his son, Henry James, dated  Aug 8 and , with holograph note to Margaret Gibbens, signed, on verso; seven ALS, with five envelopes, two TLS, and one autograph postcard signed, to Margaret Gibbens, dating from -1900; and ALS, Nantucket, Mass., to Mrs. E. P. Gibbens, dated 1886 Jun 6.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 20
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, diaries, writings, materials related to the production of Four Saints in Three Acts and the paintings of Florine Stettheimer, and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1898-1974 (inclusive), bulk 1906-1953
Call Number: MS 496B
Overview: Correspondence, writings, records of astronomical expeditions, diaries, notebooks and scrapbooks of David Peck Todd, astronomer and teacher at Amherst College from 1881 to 1917. Between 1882 and 1914 Todd conducted nine expeditions to various parts of the world to study solar eclipses. The notes, photographs, drawings and memorabilia of these expeditions make up a significant portion of the papers. He was also a fertile inventor, and plans and drawings for many devices, some related to solving...
Call Number: MS 562
Overview: The papers document three generations of the Woolsey family. The most prominent figures in the collection are William Walton Woolsey (1766-1839), land owner and merchant in New York City; his son, Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801-1889), Greek scholar, political theorist and president of Yale College; and Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (1852-1929), professor of international law at Yale Law School, son of Theodore Dwight Woolsey. The papers of William Walton Woolsey contain extensive business...
Dates: 1750-1969, bulk 1811-1921