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Clark Leonard Hull papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 294

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of manuscripts, research and laboratory notes, and class outlines by Clark Hull on behaviorism, hypnosis, childhood, reasoning and other topics in psychology. Of special interest are a series of twenty-eight notebooks (1915-1951) containing "original ideas on things in general." Also included are papers and theses by his students (1921-1940). Among the personal papers are two diaries (1902 and 1929, respectively) and a day-by-day record of his daughter's first two years, 1916-1917.

Dates

  • 1902-1951

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

The entire collection is available on microfilm. Patrons must use FILM HM 106 instead of the originals.

Existence and Location of Copies

Entire collection also available on microfilm (7,816 frames on 10 reels, 35mm.) from Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library, at cost. Order no. HM106.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated through a series of gifts from Clark L. Hull in 1953; Mrs. Clark Hull in 1963; and Mrs. Ruth Hull Low in 1977.

Extent

6.25 Linear Feet (14 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0294

Overview

The papers consist of manuscripts, research and laboratory notes, and class outlines by Clark Hull on behaviorism, hypnosis, childhood, reasoning and other topics in psychology. Of special interest are a series of twenty-eight notebooks (1915-1951) containing "original ideas on things in general." Also included are papers and theses by his students (1921-1940). Among the personal papers are two diaries (1902 and 1929, respectively) and a day-by-day record of his daughter's first two years, 1916-1917.

Biographical / Historical

Clark Leonard Hull was an assistant professor of psychology at Yale University from 1920-1922; an associate professor from 1922-1925; and a professor from 1925-1952. He was the author of eight books and many articles.
Title
Guide to the Clark Leonard Hull Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
arranged by D.C. Maslyn
Date
June 1971
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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