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MS Am 2898

Boring, Edwin Garrigues, 1886-1968, collector. Edwin Garrigues Boring collection of photographs of psychologists, ca. 1899-1968: PRELIMINARY BOX LIST.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Am 2898
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Boring, Edwin Garrigues,1886-1968, collector.
Title: Edwin Garrigues Boring collection of photographs of psychologists
Date(s): 1899-1968.
Quantity: .1 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: English.
Abstract: Preliminary box list only for photographs of psychologists collected by experimental psychologist Edwin Garrigues Boring.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2012M-103. Purchased with funds from the Harmand Teplow Class of 1920 Book Fund; received: 2012 November 23.

Processing Information:

Accessioned by: Melanie Wisner.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Biographical / Historical

Edwin Garrigues "Gary" Boring was an experimental psychologist and a historian of psychology. He joined the Harvard faculty as an associate professor in 1922, was full professor by 1928, and served as Director of the Psychological Laboratory from 1924 to 1949. In 1956 he retired as the Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology Emeritus.


Arrangement is original and materials are not fully cataloged. Readers should note that when fully processed, the order of materials may change. The following list of photographs is partial and does not reflect the order of items in the box; the numbering of items in this list may or may not be reflected on the items. Typographical errors and misspellings are original.


This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

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