Howard Easley papers, 1936-1954.


Howard Easley papers, 1936-1954.

Collection includes correspondence, course materials, manuscripts, lists, printed matter, and other papers concerning the Education Department, parapsychology, educational psychology, testing and related subjects. Correspondence, 1936-1942, with students, colleagues and editors includes copies of 1938 letters between J.B. Rhine and Virginia Harding, mother of purported psychic Faith Harding.

500 items (1.0 linear ft.)

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Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980 (person)

Parapsychologist and Professor of Psychology, Duke University. From the description of Papers, 1925-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155498363 Rhine was an American educator, psychologist, and author. From the guide to the J. B. Rhine Collection on the, New Frontiers of the Mind, 1937, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) ...

Duke University. Parapsychology Laboratory. (corporateBody)

Easley family. (family)

McCullough family. (family)

Duke University (corporateBody)

Harding, Virginia (person)

Easley, Howard, 1903-1988. (person)

Howard Easley was a Professor in Duke University's Department of Education from 1930 to 1957. He received his B.A. from Union University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from George Peabody College. He also taught at the University of Idaho and the University of Iowa before coming to Duke in 1930 as one of the founding members of the Education Department. He retired in 1957. He was elected a Durham County Commissioner, and served in that office from 1966 to 1982. His professional interests were in educat...