Scope and Contents
The Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection is comprised of 19 boxes (18 regular and 1 oversize) organized alphabetically by author last name. This collection includes original manuscript and typescript letters and writings from American authors throughout the 19th and 21st centuries. Transcriptions of original manuscript letters are available for some items.
- 1835 - 2000
- James, William, 1842-1910 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research without restrictions.
Biographical / Historical
William James (1842-1910) was an American philosopher and psychologist. James was on the son of theologian Henry James, Sr., and the brother of novelist Henry James and diarist Alice James. James is considered one of the founders of functional psychology and as well as for his association with the philosophical school of pragmatism.
Language of Materials
Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository
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