Morgan, C. Lloyd (Conwy Lloyd), 1852-1936

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British psychologist and zoologist.

From the description of C. Lloyd Morgan correspondence, 1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984334

Epithet: FRS; Principal of University College, Bristol

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Conwy Lloyd Morgan was born in London, 9 February 1852, second son of James Arthur Morgan. He studied at the School of Mines in London with the intention of becoming a mining engineer, but became increasingly attracted to the study of pure science and continued to pursue his studies as a private tutor and at the Royal College of Science. After a period of work at the Diocesan College of Rondebosch, South Africa, he returned to England to succeed W.J. Sollas as Chair of Geology and Zoology - later renamed the Chair of Psychology and Ethics - at the University College, Bristol in 1884. He was elected Principal in 1887, and took the position of Vice-Chancellor when the College became the University of Bristol in 1909. In 1910 he resigned as Vice-Chancellor to concentrate on his work in his academic field. He retired in 1919, though he lived on in Clifton and occasionally returned to the University to aid his department, now called the Department of Philosophy He was considered one of the foremost scholars of animal and comparative psychology, and was among the chief founders of the scientific study of animal psychology. Among his published works were Animal Life and Intelligence (1890), Habit and Instinct (1896), Animal Behaviour (1900), and Instinct and Experience (1912). He was the first Fellow of the Royal Society to be elected for psychological work. He died at Hastings on 6 March 1936.

From the guide to the Conwy Lloyd Morgan Papers, 1875-1938, (University of Bristol Information Services - Special Collections)

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referencedIn Papers of John Beddoe, 1826-1911, 1830-1907 University of Bristol Special Collections
referencedIn Vol. XXIII (ff. 348). 1879-1894.includes:ff. 1, 28,40,271,294,316,336 Reverend Osmond Fisher, FRS; mathematician: Letters to A. R. Wallace: 1879-1907.f. 4 Edmond Barbier, French author: Letter to A. R. Wallace: 1879.f. 5 Henry Theophilus Finck,..., 1879-1894 British Library
referencedIn H. S. (Herbert Spencer) Jennings papers, ca. 1893-1947, Circa 1893-1947 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Papers of the University of Bristol, 1830-[ongoing] University of Bristol Information Services - Special Collections
referencedIn Vol. XXIV (ff. 310). 1895-1908.includes:ff. 1-305 passim William Botting Hemsley, botanist: Correspondence with A. R. Wallace: 1886-1908.: Partly copies.ff. 2, 8, 27, 167 Conwy Lloyd Morgan, FRS; Principal of University College, Bristol: Letters ..., 1895-1908 British Library
creatorOf Conwy Lloyd Morgan Papers, 1875-1938 University of Bristol Information Services - Special Collections
referencedIn William James papers, 1803-1941 (inclusive) 1862-1910 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Morgan, C. Lloyd (Conwy Lloyd), 1852-1936. C. Lloyd Morgan correspondence, 1926. Library of Congress
creatorOf Aristotelian Society (Great Britain). Aristotelian Society minute book. Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
referencedIn Conwy Lloyd Morgan Papers, 1875-1938 University of Bristol Information Services - Special Collections
referencedIn Vol. VII, ff. 306, L-Q.includes:f. 1 Sir Edwin Ray Lankester, KCB; FRS: Letter to T. R. Jones: 1875.f. 3 Sir Edwin Ray Lankester, KCB; FRS: Letter to C. W. Andrews: n.d.f. 5 Charles Lapworth, FRS; geologist: Letter to -: 1882.ff. 7, 9 Édouard... British Library
referencedIn Letters to William James from various correspondents and photograph album, 1865-1929. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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associatedWith Aristotelian Society (Great Britain) corporateBody
associatedWith Beddoe, John person
associatedWith Gotch Francis 1853-1913 person
correspondedWith James, William, 1842-1910 person
associatedWith Jennings, H. S., (Herbert Spencer), 1868-1947 person
associatedWith Morgan Conwy Lloyd 1852-1936 person
associatedWith Stapledon William Olaf 1886-1950 person
associatedWith University College, Bristol 1884-1909 corporateBody
associatedWith University of Bristol corporateBody
correspondedWith Vesper, F. Bernhard person
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Bristol, England
Liverpool, England
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Animal psychology Great Britain
Parapsychology--Research
Psychology Great Britain
Philosophical anthropology
Psychology, Comparative
Instinct
Zoology
Philosophy Great Britain History 20th century
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Psychologists
Zoologists
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Birth 1852-02-06

Death 1936-03-06

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