Papers, 1914-1967.

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Köhler, Wolfgang, 1887-1967. Papers, 1914-1967.

Papers, 1914-1967.

This collection contains correspondence, lectures, notebooks, photographs, slides, and movies, concerning Köhler's career as one of the founders of Gestalt psychology. There is much in the collection concerning figural aftereffects, mind-body problems, perception, and attention, etc. Although the correspondence is sparse (2 linear ft.), there are letters both for his German period in Berlin, prior to his emigration to the U.S. in 1935, as well as for his Swarthmore College period and after.

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