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Author: S S Stevens
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These papers document the professional work of Stanley Smith Stevens. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence. The correspondence documents Stevens' research, teaching, and consulting activities. Letters concern publishing and scientific societies, Harvard Psychology Department business, Harvard committee work, consulting, and lecturing. Correspondence with collegues and students, and a small amount of  Read more...
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Named Person: S S Stevens; B F Skinner; Strange Ross; Georg Von Békésy; B F Skinner; S S Stevens; Georg Von Békésy
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: S S Stevens
OCLC Number: 62555823
Notes: Gift of Mrs. S.S. Stevens, 1974-1977.
Description: 9.4 cubic feet (28 boxes and 2 folders)
Contents: Correspondence (Correspondence, 1934-1972 ; Correspondence, 1945-1959 ; Correspondence, 1959-1972 ; Correspondence relating to Harvard University, 1939-1972 ; Committee memberships, 1945-1959) --
Research (Reprints ; Publications ; Correspondence relating to publications ; Notes and data ; Neural quantum ; Published research based on Stevens' work) --
Professional Organizations (Professional organizations, active, 1972-1973 ; Professional organizations, inactive, 1961-1972 ; Professional organizations, 1957-1966) --
Georg Von Békésy.

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These papers document the professional work of Stanley Smith Stevens. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence. The correspondence documents Stevens' research, teaching, and consulting activities. Letters concern publishing and scientific societies, Harvard Psychology Department business, Harvard committee work, consulting, and lecturing. Correspondence with collegues and students, and a small amount of personal correspondence is included. This collection also contains student notes for psychology courses taken by Stevens at Harvard in early 1930s, manuscripts and notes for speeches, data in the form of tables and graphs, and reprints.

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