Hermann Collection | Cunningham Memorial Library Special Collections

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Subjects: art, Cartoons and Comics, Phrenology, Psychology

Forms of Material: Video tapes

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Herrmann Collection focuses on the history of knowledge in the field of psychology on human memory.  In addition to books, there are also compact disc programs, tapes, and similar items, several of which authored by the collection's namesake.  There are additional artifacts in the form of found art, handcrafted and fabricated elephant statuary from around the world as well as bottles of so-called memory-enhancing elixirs.  The colleciton also includes a large selection of cartoons about memory.  Finally, the collection boasts two phrenology models as examples of the early "science" of memory.

Collection Historical Note

Douglas Herrmann, Professor Emeritus of Psychology and former Chairman of the Psychology Department, began this collection while in graduate school at the University of Delaware from 1968-1972. Inspired by Dr. Halsey MacPhee, who had a collection on the history of pscyhology, Herrmann continued collecting and adding to the collection from a variety of sources until finally donating the collection to Indiana State University in 2001.

Subject/Index Terms

art
Cartoons and Comics
Phrenology
Psychology


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Item 1: How To Boost Your Brain Power:  Achieving Peak Intelligence, Memory, and Creativity, c1987Add to your cart.
Emmaus, Pennsylvania: Rodale Press
Creator: Yepsen, Roger B., Jr.
Item 2: Toward a Field Theory of Behavior: Personality and Social Structures, c1965Add to your cart.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company
Creator: Yinger, J. Milton
Item 3: Bibliography of Memory, c1961Add to your cart.
Philadelphia and New York: Chilton Company
Creator: Young, Morris N.
Item 4: How to Develop an Exceptional Memory, 1962Add to your cart.
North Hollywood, Ca.: Wilshire Book Co.
Creator: Young, Morris N.; Gibson, Walter

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