Robert Mearns Yerkes papers, 1822-1985 (inclusive).

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Yerkes, Robert Mearns, 1876-1956. Robert Mearns Yerkes papers, 1822-1985 (inclusive).

Robert Mearns Yerkes papers, 1822-1985 (inclusive).

The papers contain correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, research notes, writings, photographs, diaries, and other materials documenting the professional career and personal life of Robert Mearns Yerkes. The papers document the broad range of psychological activities undertaken by Yerkes in the first half of the twentieth century. The papers contain correspondence and other materials on chimpanzee and gorilla behavior, intelligence testing in World War I, eugenics and immigration restriction, sex research under the auspices of the National Research Council's Committee for Research in Problems of Sex, research into the behavior of lower animals, and efforts to establish psychology as an experimental science. The papers include notes on chimpanzee and gorilla research, a complete set of his published writings, professional and personal photographs, and extensive files providing information on family life.

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Physician. From the description of Reminiscences of Alan Gregg : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309731199 Alan Gregg (1890-1957), a career Rockefeller Foundation officer, was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to James B. Gregg, a Congregational minister, and his wife Mary (Needham) Gregg. Gregg practiced medicine from 1917-1919 as a member of the Harvard Medical Unit attached to the British Army during World War I. Af...

Burtt, Harold E. (Harold Ernest), 1890-

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Harold Burtt was born April 26, 1890 in Haverhill Massachusetts. Burtt attended Dartmouth for his BA and graduated in 1911. Graduate school brought Burtt to Harvard for his AM in 1913 and PhD in 1915 where his lab partner was Sidney Pressey under mentorship of Hugo Munsterberg. Upon graduation, Burtt taught at Simmons College and Harvard until 1917. In 1918, he served in the U.S. Army Air Service during World War I. Burtt served on a National Research Council board with William Mars...

Pearl, Raymond, 1879-1940

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Professor of biology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. From the description of Correspondence to Morley Roberts, 1934. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 645650881 Raymond Pearl was a biologist and statistician. He spent most of his academic career (1918-1940) at the Johns Hopkins University, where he was Professor of Biometry and Vital Statistics and Director of the Institute of Biological Research. He was founder of...

May, Mark Arthur, 1891-....

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Mark Arthur May was born in Jonesboro, Tennessee on August 12, 1891. May earned an A.B. from Maryville College in 1911, a Ph.B. from the University of Chicago in 1912, and a Ph.D. in psychology from Columbia University in 1917. May was a professor of educational psychology at Yale University from 1927 until his retirement in 1960. For most of that time, he was also director of Yale University's Institute of Human Relations, a position for which he became well-known. May married Ruby Charles in 1...

La Rue, Daniel Wolford, 1878-1969

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Burbridge, Benjamin, 1880-1936.

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Cattell, James McKeen, 1860-1944

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Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system, particularly pneumonia From the guide to the Rufus Ivory Cole papers, ca. 1900-1966, 1900-1966, (American Philosophical Society) Cattell...

Scripps, E.W. (Edward Willis), 1854-1926

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Newspaper publisher, Scripps began the greatest number of daily papers then founded by one person (over 40). He started the Newspaper Enterprise Association and United Press International. From the description of E.W. Scripps Papers, 1868-1926. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 21385046 ...

Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966

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Mary Jobe Akeley was an explorer and author. Joined several expeditions to Canada and Africa, and was noted for her expedition to the northern Canadian Rockies. Married Carl Akeley in 1924. Continued his work after his death in 1926, and became a special advisor at the American Museum of Natural History. Carl Ethan Akeley was an animal sculptor and taxidermist, an inventer, naturalist and photographer. Led collecting expeditions to Africa, most notably providing specimen...

Hunter, Walter S. (Walter Samuel), 1889-1954

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Brigham, Carl C. (Carl Campbell), 1890-1943

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Sparks, Richard D.

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Richard D. Sparks was a treasurer of Sparks Milling Company, Alton, Illinois, and an animal rights advocate for gorillas. From the guide to the Richard D. Sparks gorillas papers, 1925-1962, (University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections) Treasurer of Sparks Milling Company, Alton, Illinois, and animal rights advocate for gorillas. From the description of Richard D. Sparks gorillas papers, 1925-1962 (bulk 1931-1932). (University of Arizona). WorldCat record...

Münsterberg, Hugo, 1863-1916

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Psychologist Hugo Münsterberg studied at Leipzig under Wilhelm Wundt and received further training in medicine at Heidelberg and Freiburg. He met William James at a conference in 1891, and in 1892 James invited him to Harvard University, where Münsterberg lectured and chaired the department of psychology for three years. After a brief period in Germany, he returned to Harvard, which remained his chief institutional affiliation. Münsterberg is best known for his pioneering work in clincal, for...

Carmichael, Leonard, 1898-1973

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Leonard Carmichael (b. Nov. 9, 1898, Philadelphia, Pa.–d. Sept. 16, 1973), American educator and psychologist, was Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1953 to 1964. From the description of Carmichael, Leonard, 1898-1973 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582949 Leonard Carmichael was a psychologist, but was also active in research in zoology and biology. From the description of Papers, ca. 1917-1973. (American Philosophical Soc...

Harlow, Harry F. (Harry Frederick), 1905-1981

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Fulton, John F. (John Farquhar), 1899-1960

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John Farquhar Fulton was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on November 1, 1899. He received B.S. and M.D. degrees from Harvard, and a M.A. and D. Phil. from Oxford. He was appointed Sterling Professor of Physiology at Yale in 1929 and in 1951 became the first Sterling professor of the history of medicine. During World War II, Fulton served on the National Research Council. He was an authority on comparative physiology of the primate brain, neurophysiology, aviation medicine, and medical history. He co...

Flexner, Simon, 1863-1946

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Simon Flexner was a physician, administrator, professor of pathology at the University of Pennsylvania, director of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1901-1935). From the description of Papers, 1891-1946. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122535412 Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States d...

Spangler, Ralph H. (Ralph Huston), 1877-1962

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Haslerud, George M.

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Eyre, Louisa, d. 1953.

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Speranza, Gino Charles, 1872-1927

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American military and political attaché in Italy. From the description of Gino Charles Speranza papers, 1911-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868199 Gino Speranza (1872-1927), attorney, journalist and author, was best known for his writings on immigration issues, his work as a journalist during World War I, and his work with Italian immigrants in the United States. As an attorney Speranza served as legal counselor to the Italian Consulate Gen...

Carpenter, C. Ray (Clarence Ray), 1905-1975

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C. Ray Carpenter was research professor of psychology and anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, 1940-1970, and University of Georgia, 1970-1974. He studied primate behavior, produced primate films and videotapes, and researched communication processes. Carpenter died in 1975. From the description of Clarence Ray Carpenter papers, 1918-1976 (bulk 1932- 1975). (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 32080477 ...

Gellerman, Louis W.

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Lathrop, Abbie E. C.

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Lashley, Karl S. (Karl Spencer), 1890-1958

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Lashley taught psychology at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Karl S. Lashley, 1957-1959 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973092 Psychologist. Karl Spencer Lashley was born June 7, 1890, in Davis, West Virginia. He attended the University of West Virginia and Johns Hopkins, earning degrees in zoology. His academic career began at the University of Minnesota, where he did research from 1920-1926. In 1937, he was recru...

Schultz, Adolph H. (Adolph Hans), 1891-

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Watson, John B. (John Broadus), 1878-1958

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Titchener, Edward Bradford, 1867-1927

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Professor of Psychology, Cornell University. From the description of Edward Bradford Titchener papers, 1887-1940. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63933942 ...

Doll, Edgar A. (Edgar Arnold), 1889-

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EDGAR DOLL was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He was educated at Cornell University (A.B. in Education in 1912), New York University (Pd.M in Education, 1916), and Princeton University (Ph.D in Psychology, 1920). Doll's professional career was dedicated to improving the lives of children with special needs. He was associated with The Training School at Vineland (New Jersey) first as a clinical psychologist working under H.H. Goddard from 1912-1917. Doll accepted academic appoi...

Learned, William S. (William Setchel), 1876-1950

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Yale University. Laboratories of Comparative Psychobiology.

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Yale University. Dept. of Psychology.

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Langfeld, Herbert Sidney, 1879-1958

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Herbert S. Langfeld was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 24, 1879. He graduated from Philadelphia Central High School and attended one year at Haverford College before becoming the Naval Attache at the American Embassy in Berlin, Germany. While in Berlin, Langfeld became interested in psychology and began working with Carl Stumpf. He earned his doctoral degree under Stumpf at the University of Berlin in 1909. He returned to the United States and accepted a posi...

Riopelle, A. J.

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Adams, Donald Keith, 1902-1971

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Yerkes, Ada W. (Ada Watterson), 1873-1963

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Ada Watterson Yerkes (1873-1963) was related to three families who settled early in the Connecticut Western Reserve area: the Harper family, the Norton family, and the Watterson family. She was the daughter of Robert Frank Watterson and Carrie Theresa Norton and was the granddaughter of Caroline Harper Norton. Members of the Harper family came to the United States from Ireland in 1720 and settled first in Massachusetts, then in Connecticut and New York, and finally in Oh...

Coolidge, Harold J. (Harold Jefferson), 1904-

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Coolidge was assistant curator of mammals at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard from 1929-1946. He served as executive director, Pacific Science Board, National Academy of Sciences from 1946-70. He was also associate in mammalogy at Harvard from 1946-70. Beginning in 1972, Coolidge served as honorary president of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN). From the description of Papers of Harold Jefferson Coolidge, 1904-1985 (inclusive) [...

Kellogg, W. N. (Winthrop Niles), 1898-1972

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Hayes, Cathy

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Hull, Clark Leonard, 1884-1952

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Clark Leonard Hull was an assistant professor of psychology at Yale University from 1920-1922, an associate professor from 1922-1925, and a professor from 1925-1952. He was the author of eight books and many articles. From the description of Clark Leonard Hull papers, 1902-1951 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122386387 From the description of Clark Leonard Hull papers, 1902-1951 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166589 Clark Leonard Hull was...

Hartman, Carl G. (Carl Gottfried), 1879-1968

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The first person to receive a PhD from the University of Texas at Austin (UT), Dr. Carl Gottfried Hartman (1879-1968) graduated in 1915 with a focus in zoology. He previously served as superintendent of Travis County schools (1904-1909) and taught at the Sam Houston State Teachers College in Huntsville (1909-1912). Hartman taught at UT until 1925, when he became a research associate in the Laboratory of Embryology of the Carnegie Institute at Johns Hopkins Medical School. In 1941, he joined the ...

Merriam, Charles Edward, 1874-1953

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Charles E. Merriam was a Political scientist and politician. A.B., Lenox College, 1893; A.B., State University of Iowa, 1895. A.M., Columbia University, 1898; Ph.D., 1900. Docent in political science, University of Chicago, 1900-1902; associate, 1902-1903; instructor, 1903-1905; assistant professor, 1905-1907; associate professor, 1907-1911; professor, 1911-1940; chairman, Department of Political Science, 1923-1940; Morton D. Hull Distinguished Professor of Political Science. Chicago alderman, 1...