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Correspondence of James Waldo Fawcett, 1925-1928.

Author: James Waldo FawcettJane AddamsFranz BoasVan Wyck BrooksJames Branch CabellAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Fawcett sent over 100 questionnaires to eminent people in a "study of the principle of heredity." He was interested in the influence of the number of siblings, parental age, birth order and inherited traits.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Questionnaires
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: James Waldo Fawcett; Jane Addams; Franz Boas; Van Wyck Brooks; James Branch Cabell; Eugene V Debs; Theodore Dreiser; Walter Prichard Eaton; Thomas A Edison; Geraldine Farrar; Daniel Chester French; Hamlin Garland; Robert Underwood Johnson; Sinclair Lewis; Walter Lippmann; Don Marquis; Upton Sinclair; Anson Phelps Stokes; Albert Payson Terhune; Louis Untermeyer; William Allen White
OCLC Number: 647837515
Notes: Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
Description: 1 volumes (117 leaves)

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Fawcett sent over 100 questionnaires to eminent people in a "study of the principle of heredity." He was interested in the influence of the number of siblings, parental age, birth order and inherited traits.

Correspondents include Albert Payson Terhune, Franz Boas, Geraldine Farrar, Robert Underwood Johnson, Daniel Chester French, Anson Phelps Stokes, Jane Addams, Sinclair Lewis, Hamlin Garland, Theodore Dreiser, James Branch Cabell, Thomas Alva Edison, Walter Lippmann, Upton Beall Sinclair, Eugene Victor Debs, William Allen White, Louis Untermeyer, Van Wyck Brooks, Walter Prichard Eaton, and Don Marquis. For a complete list, see control folder.

There are two copies of another questionnaire on civilization and culture. One is partially filled out by an unknown hand. A second may have been signed by Franz Boas.

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