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Department of Psychology History (Born Digital Records)

Digital Surrogates of the Department of Psychology History includes a brief historical sketch of the Department of Psychology by Mrs. Phyllis Steward, secretary to Department Head Lloyd Humphreys, covering department heads Stephen Colvin (1901-12), Madison Bentley (1912-28), Herbert Woodrow (1928-50), Lyle Lanier (1950-59), and Lloyd Humphreys (1959- ); prominent faculty; enrollments; research grants and graduate work.

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