Molly Harrower papers, 1886-1999.
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The New York Academy of Sciences was established in 1817 as the Lyceum of Natural History. It provided a forum for scientific research; it maintained a library, natural history specimens, and published scientific papers. The Academy sponsors conferences, continues to publish scientific articles specializing in medicine and other biological subjects. ...
The original campus plans for the University of Florida at Gainesville were developed by the firm of Edwards & Walter. Edwards & Walter were contracted to design and layout the campus buildings in 1905. Additional plans were developed by the firm's successor, Edward and Sayward. In 1925, Rudolph Weaver, Director of the University's School of Architecture, assumed the position of Architect for the Board of Control and was responsible for campus planning throughout the state. ...
In 1945, four individuals who had worked on the Manhattan project-John L. Balderston, Jr., Dieter M. Gruen, W.J. McLean, and David B. Wehmeyer-formed a committee and wrote a letter to 154 public figures asking for their opinions about the possibility of the creation of a world government. Over the next year, as the various public figures responded to the letter, the responses were correlated into a report that was released in 1947. From the guide to the Balderston, John L., Jr. Colle...
Alexander Berkman was an anarchist and author. From the description of Papers, 1917-1919. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477853287 Alexander Berkman (1870-1936) was an anarchist and author, and companion of anarchist Emma Goldman. Born in Russia to wealthy Jewish parents, he migrated to the U.S. in the aftermath of the Haymarket Riot of 1886. He spent fourteen years in prison for his attempted assassination, in 1892, of Henry Clay Frick, edited and p...
The National Research Council was organized by the National Academy of Sciences in 1916 to associate the broad community of science and technology with the Academy's purposes of further knowledge and advising the federal government. The Council has become the principal operating agency of both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering in providing services to the government, the public, and the scientific and engineering communities. From the descriptio...
The New York Psychoanalytic Institute was founded in 1931 as the training arm of the New York Psychoanalytic Society. In 1946 it split off to become a separate organization. From the description of Historical records, 1927-1946, 1931-1946 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155493715 ...
The China Medical Board was established in November 1914 as a division of the Rockefeller Foundation to develop modern western medicine in China. The Peking Union Medical College (PUMC) was established in 1017 as part of the CMB's program, designed to be a research center as well as a medical school. Plans to develop a second school were delayed and ultimately abandoned. The Board ceased to be a division of the Foundation in 1927, and the funding if medical projects in Asia was taken over by the...
Wolfgang Köhler was a psychologist and was one of the founders of Gestalt psychology. From the description of Papers, 1914-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465786 Wolfgang Köhler was an internationally recognized leader in experimental psychology. Along with Max Wertheimer and Kurt Koffka, he was a founder of Gestalt psychology, which strongly affected the development of psychology for more then half a century. Wolfgang Köhler was born in Rev...
Professor of psychology at Columbia University and later at Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia. From the description of Correspondence with Margaret Naumburg, 1949-1962. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63585591 ...
Since 1900, Christmas at Smith College has involved the sending of cards, the singing of carols and the annual Vespers. Smith College's Christmas Vespers has allowed religious and non-religious students alike to come together and appreciate the music and spirit of the holiday season. At this annual candlelight ceremony, Smith College choral groups perform seasonal songs and religious readings. From the description of Records of Christmas at Smith College, 1900-[ongoing]. (Smith Colle...
George Washington Corner worked as a medical historian in addition to anatomist and endocrinologist. From the guide to the Great Leaders in American Medicine; Dr. George Washington Corner, 1974., 1974, (American Philosophical Society) ...
Wilder Penfield was a research scientist, neurosurgeon and writer. He was a student of William Osler in England. In 1934, he founded and became the first Director of McGill University's Montreal Neurological Institute. From the description of [Collected reprints of Wilder Penfield] 1930-1970 (Houston Academy of Medicine, Texas Medical Center). WorldCat record id: 318820159 ...
Abraham Harold Maslow was born on April 1, 1908, in Brooklyn, New York. Maslow became interested in psychology at a young age, though first studying law before receiving degrees at the University of Wisconsin in psychology (BA in 1930, MA in 1931, PhD in 1934). While at Wisconsin, he became closely associated with Harry Harlow and his primate studies. After graduation, Maslow worked with E. L. Thorndike at Columbia. He then taught at Brooklyn College from 1937 until 1951. From 1951 ...
Max Wertheimer (1880-1943) was a German psychologist, philosopher and co-founder of Gestalt psychology. From 1912 to 1918 at the university in Frankfurt, he formulated the Gestalt theory with Wolfgang Köhler and Kurt Koffka. In 1933 Wertheimer emigrated to the United States, where he assumed a professorship at the New School for Social Research in New York City. He was also a guest lecturer at Princeton and Columbia universities. He wrote a number of essays and articles, and from 1921 to 1935 ed...
Physician, psychiatrist, and psychoanalyst. From the description of Papers of Lawrence S. Kubie, 1943-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071564 Biographical Note 1896, Mar. 17 Born, New York, N.Y. 1916 A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. ...
Boring taught psychology at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Edwin Garrigues Boring, 1919-1969 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972982 ...
Epithet: Medical Director Josiah Macy Jr Foundation British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000837.0x00039f Fremont-Smith (Harvard, M.D. 1921) taught neuropathology at Harvard from 1929 to 1936, and also headed the Macy Foundation. From the description of Papers of Frank Fremont-Smith, 1920-1949 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281435059 ...
BIOGHIST REQUIRED Neurologist and psychiatrist. Dr. Goldstein was clinical professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, 1934-1940. His fields of research included psycho-pathology, speech and optic disorders, injuries and tumors of the brain, and schizophrenia. His book publications reflect his achievements in these areas: THE BRAIN INJURED SOLDIERS, THE ORGANISM: A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO BIOLOGY DERIVED FROM PATHOLOGICAL DATA IN MAN, HUMAN NATURE IN THE LIGHT OF PSYCHOPATHOLOGY, and LANGUAGE A...
Jean Piaget (1896-1980) was educated at the Universities of Neuch tel, Zurich and Paris. He was Professor of Philosophy at Neuch tel, 1926-9, Professor of Child Psychology and History of Scientific Thought at the University of Geneva, 1929-37, and Professor of General Psychology at the University of Lausanne, 1937-54. From 1929 onwards he was Director of the International Bureau of Education and co-Director of the Institute of Scientific Education from 1933. From the guide to the Pap...
Kurt Lewin is commonly recognized as the founder of social psychology. He was born in 1890 in the Village of Moglino in the Prussian province of Posen. Although completing the requirements for a PhD. in 1914, Lewin was not awarded the degree until 1916 from the University of Berlin. In 1932, he attended Stanford University as a visiting professor and in 1933, immigrated to the U.S. In that same year he became a faculty member of Cornell University. In 1935, he became a professor at ...