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   Robert Sessions Woodworth Papers 1906-1962.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Robert Woodworth Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#1378
Bib ID:4079754 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Woodworth, Robert Sessions, 1869-1962.
Title:Robert Sessions Woodworth Papers 1906-1962.
Physical description:19 linear feet (38 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is shelved offsite and requires two business days advance notice of intent to use.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is arranged into 6 series

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, documents, subject files, financial records, course materials, photographs, and printed materials. Woodworth's professional correspondence is with colleagues, scholars, students, the Columbia University Psychology Department, professional organizations, the Archives of Psychology, the National Academy of Sciences, the Psychological Corporation, and publishers. His own set of psychology subject headings include both general and specific topics such as behavior, color, experimental psychology, learning, memory, perception, personality, sensation, etc. These files contain manuscripts, notes, psychological tests, test data, revisions, for his monographs and other research materials. In addition to the subject files, there is some general, personal and family correspondence; manuscripts of his articles, lectures, addresses, curricular materials, biographical files and photographs. The printed materials consist of his personal collection of reprints of psychological literature arranged according to his own subject headings; reprints by colleagues, some inscribed and signed with his annotations; and books from his library, some of which contain his markings and comments.

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

 This collection is shelved offsite and requires two business days advance notice of intent to use.

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Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Robert Woodworth Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Papers Processed 07/--/88

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

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CUL Collections:
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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
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Addresses.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Articles.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Financial records.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lectures.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Notes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
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CUL Collections:
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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Behaviorism (Psychology)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
College teachers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University.--Dept. of Psychology.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Learning, Psychology of.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Memory.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Perception.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Psychological tests.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Psychologists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Psychology, Experimental.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Psychology.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

Psychologist. He was Professor of Psychology at Columbia University, 1903-1958.

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