Papers of Arnold Gesell, 1870-1971 (bulk 1910-1950).

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Gesell, Arnold, 1880-1961. Papers of Arnold Gesell, 1870-1971 (bulk 1910-1950).

Papers of Arnold Gesell, 1870-1971 (bulk 1910-1950).

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, drafts and published writings, addresses and lectures, articles, book reviews, clinical and medical records, broadcast and film scripts, financial and legal papers, appointment books, personnel records, contracts, biographical and genealogical material, abstracts, announcements, bulletins, certificates, charts, diplomas, manuals, press releases, tests, scrapbooks, clippings, illustrations, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Gesell's years as director of the Yale Clinic of Child Development, his studies of the mental and physical development of infants and children, and his role in the debate on the developmental influences of environment and heredity (nature and nurture). Includes material on Gesell's childhood and education, his membership on the Connecticut Commission on Child Welfare, his work as a research consultant with the Gesell Institute of Child Development, and his relations with colleagues Catherine Amatruda, Louise Bates Ames, Burton Menaugh Castner, Frances Lillian Ilg, and Helen Thompson. Also includes material relating to German immigration and assimilation in the U.S. (ca. 1870-1910), the character of J. Willard Gibbs (1839-1903), the childhood development of Abraham Lincoln, and the use of motion pictures as educational and scientific research tools (1920-1950). Correspondents include James Rowland Angell, Roswell Parker Angier, Charlotte Malachowski Buhler, Glenna E. Bullis, Leonard Carmichael, Beatrice Chandler Gesell, Henry Herbert Goddard, G. Stanley Hall, Walter R. Miles, Grover Francis Powers, Edgar James Swift, Lewis Madison Terman, T. Wingate Todd, Frederick Jackson Turner, and Robert Mearns Yerkes.

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Ilg, Frances L. (Frances Lillian), 1902-1981

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Bullis, Glenna E.

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Yerkes, Robert Mearns, 1876-1956

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Robert Mearns Yerkes was an animal psychologist; he became a member of the American Philosophical Society, 1936. From the guide to the Testament: the scientific way, n.d., n.d., (American Philosophical Society) George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) Psychologist. From the description o...

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Powers, Grover Francis, 1887-1968

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Grover Francis Powers was born in Colfax, Indiana, in 1887. He graduated from Purdue University in 1908 and from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1913. Following graduation, Powers remained in Baltimore, Maryland as a resident pediatrician. In 1921, he was invited to the Yale University School of Medicine, where he would remain until his retirement in 1952. Between 1927 and 1952, he served as chairman of the department of pediatrics. Powers was instrumental in the foundation of the...

Gesell Institute of Child Development

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Terman, Lewis M. (Lewis Madison), 1877-1956

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Lewis Madison Terman was a professor of psychology at Stanford from 1916 to 1956 (emeritus 1942-1956). He was a member of numerous national education, psychology and science organizations and was the author or co-author of a number of books. Terman was born in Johnson County, Indiana, January 15, 1877. He received an A.B. and A.M. from Indiana University and his Ph.D. from Clark University. He died December 21, 1956. From the description of Lewis Madison Terman papers, 1910-1959. (Un...

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Turner, Frederick Jackson, 1861-1932

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Todd, T. Wingate (Thomas Wingate), 1885-1938

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Carmichael, Leonard, 1898-1973

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Angier, Roswell Parker, 1874-1946

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Connecticut. Commission on Child Welfare

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Buhler, Charlotte Malachowski 1893-1974

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Psychologist. From the description of Charlotte Malachowski Buhler correspondence, 1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984560 ...

Amatruda, Catherine Strunk, 1903-....

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Catherine S. Amatruda was born March 4, 1903 in Ithaca, New York. Amatruda held the position of research pediatrician at the Clinic of Child Development at Yale University, and was appointed to the Department of Pediatrics and the Child Study Center at Yale. She collaborated on many books, including Developmental Diagnosis (1941). Amatruda died on September 1, 1949, in New Haven, Connecticut. From the guide to the Catherine Strunk Amatruda papers, 1929-1983, (Manuscripts and Archives...

Miles, Walter R. (Walter Richard), 1885-1978

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Thompson, Helen, 1897-....

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Helen Bradford Thompson (1847-1947), worked with Arnold Gesell, at the Gesell Institute of Human Development and Yale University--his research has provided fundamental knowledge about the behavior of children between birth and sixteen years of age. Gesell is best known for his theory that children learn best in environments that pay attention to their developmental growth. He had particular interest in alternative schooling practice, theorizing that because it is true that all children do not do...

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Hall, G. Stanley (Granville Stanley), 1844-1924

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Psychologist and educator. From the description of G. Stanley Hall correspondence, 1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984299 Professor of psychologyat Clark University. From the description of Collected papers / G. Stanley Hall. (Clark University). WorldCat record id: 192074947 President of Clark University, Worcester, MA. From the description of Papers / G. Stanley Hall. (Clark University). WorldCat record id: 497070511 From the...

Swift, Edgar James, 1860-1932

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Ames, Louise Bates.

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Child psychologist and educator. Born 1908; died 1996. From the description of Louise Bates Ames papers, 1915-1996 (bulk 1950-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981093 Biographical Note 1908, Oct. 29 Born, Portland, Maine 1930 Married Smith Whittier Ames (divorced 1937) ...

Castner, Burton Menaugh, 1898-

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Gibbs, J. Willard (Josiah Willard), 1839-1903

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Theoretical physicist and chemist who spent his career at Yale. From the description of Josiah W. Gibbs papers, 1873-1903. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702151867 ...

Gesell, Arnold, 1880-1961

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Psychologist and educator. Full name: Arnold Lucius Gesell. From the description of Papers of Arnold Gesell, 1870-1971 (bulk 1910-1950). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78709411 Biographical Note 1880, June 21 Born Alma, Wisc. 1893 1896 Attend...

Goddard, Henry Herbert, 1866-1957

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