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Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
James Rowland Angell personal papers
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
Havelock Ellis papers
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...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Havelock Ellis papers
Arnold Gesell and Colleagues Publications collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 41
Overview: Arnold Gesell was head of the Psycho-Clinic and later of the Clinic of Child Development at the Yale School of Medicine from 1911 to 1948. Some of his former collaborators founded the Gesell Institute for Child Development in 1950 in New Haven to carry on his work. The collection contains non-book publications by Arnold Gesell and his collaborators as well as of some of the staff members of the Gesell Institute. Publications include not only reprints of professional articles, but also popular...
Dates: 1922-1991, bulk 1930-1959
Carl Iver Hovland papers
Call Number: MS 1353
Overview: Correspondence, reports, writings, research records and memoranda from professional organizations, all related to his work in the field of communications and the modification of beliefs and attitudes. One-quarter of the papers consists of professional correspondence (1943-1959). Principal writers are Leonard S. Cottrell, John Dollard, Irving L. Janis, Frederick Sheffield, Muzafer Sherif and Donald R. Young. Another large section is devoted to his study of the effectiveness of the War...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Carl Iver Hovland papers
Clark Leonard Hull papers
Call Number: MS 294
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,...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Clark Leonard Hull papers
Edward John Kempf papers
Call Number: MS 728
Overview: Correspondence, writings, research materials, and personal papers of Edward J. Kempf, American psychiatrist, psychologist, author, and pioneer in the field of psychosomatic medicine. The papers consist primarily of various drafts of Kempf's articles and books and correspondence with other psychiatrists and psychologists relating to his work. Correspondents include William C. Menninger, Adolph Meyer, and Gardner Murphy.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Edward John Kempf papers
Chauncey McKinley Louttit papers
Call Number: MS 333
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence and professional papers concerning Chauncey Louttit's teaching and administrative duties, his tour in the Navy during World War II, his publication activities, and his duties as editor of Psychological Abstracts. The papers cover his years at Indiana University, 1931-1940; the controversy with president Asa S. Knowles while he was dean of Sampson College, 1946-1947; his deanship at the Colesburg undergraduate division of the University of Illinois; and his...
Stanley Milgram papers
Call Number: MS 1406
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, research and data files, writings, audiovisual material, and course material, documenting Stanley Milgram's work as an innovative researcher and teacher in the field of social psychology. The papers highlight Milgram's work on obedience to authority, television violence, urban psychology, and communication patterns within society.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Stanley Milgram papers
Maurice Nicoll papers
Call Number: MS 1348
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, research materials, scrapbooks and photographs documenting Maurice Nicoll's involvement with the ideas of P. D. Ouspensky and G. I. Gurdjieff. Included are manuscripts of an unpublished novel and short stories, seven scrapbooks, and a copy of Nicoll's five volume work Psychological Commentaries on the Teaching of G. I. Gurdjieff and P. D. Ouspensky. The scrapbooks contain clippings and photographs showing...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Maurice Nicoll papers
Theodor Reik papers
Call Number: MS 1226
Overview: Principally the typescript draft for Theodor Reik's book, Listening with the Third Ear (1947). Also included are two chapters in manuscript form. In addition there is a letter to his publisher, John Farrar, with a copy of an article "The original 'Sleeping Beauty' discovered," which appears to be a literary hoax.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Theodor Reik papers
Robert Mearns Yerkes papers
Call Number: MS 569
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, research notes, writings, photographs, diaries, and other materials documenting the professional career and personal life of Robert Mearns Yerkes. The papers document the broad range of psychological activities undertaken by Yerkes in the first half of the twentieth century. The papers contain correspondence and other materials on chimpanzee and gorilla behavior, intelligence testing in World War I, eugenics and immigration...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Robert Mearns Yerkes papers