Edward C. Tolman papers, 1915-1957.


Edward C. Tolman papers, 1915-1957.

The papers of Edward C. Tolman contain handwritten notes and typed outlines of designs and proposals for future research; charts, calculation sheets, and protocols are included. Relevant to classroom materials are lecture outlines, notebooks, and chapter drafts for proposed textbooks. Typed and handwritten manuscripts are annotated as well as supplemented by related correspondence. Letters, telegrams, notices, and correspondence identify the individuals and issues prominent in the career of Edward Chace Tolman.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7769475

University of Akron, Bierce Library

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