William McDougall papers, 1892-1982.


William McDougall papers, 1892-1982.

The William McDougall Papers, 1892-1982, includes correspondence, writing, research, teaching materials, clippings, notebooks, photographs, diaries, drawings, and tributes. Most of the materials date from the time of McDougall's tenure at Duke University. Major subjects include Lamarckian experiments conducted by McDougall, the McDougall family (and sons Kenneth and Angus in particular), the study of parapsychology, the Parapsychology Laboratory at Duke University, the Psychology Department at Duke University, and anthropological studies in Borneo and the Torres Strait.

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Duke University. Psychology Department

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Duke University. Parapsychology Laboratory.

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McDougall family.

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McDougall, Angus, 1906-1978.

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McDougall, William, 1871-1938

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William McDougall (1871-1938), an early twentieth century psychologist, taught at Duke University from 1927 to 1938. McDougall espoused a hormic theory of psychology, emphasizing genetics and instinct over nurture. McDougall was also a strong proponent of parapsychology. From the description of William McDougall papers, 1892-1982. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 57225797 William McDougall, a noted psychologist, was born in Lancashire, England, in ...

McDougall, Kenneth Dougal, 1908-1944

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