Howard S. Liddell Papers, 1920-1967

Collection Number: 14-23-1466

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Howard S. Liddell papers, 1920-1967
Collection Number:
14-23-1466
Creator:
Howard S. Liddell, 1895-1962
Quantity:
15 cubic ft., 1 tape recording
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, lecture and research notes, course materials, financial and subject files, manuscripts, printed materials, photographs, diagrams, glass slides and negatives, movie film, tape recording.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Personal and professional papers and materials of Cornell University professor of psychobiology, founder of the Behavior Farm Laboratory.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Howard Scott Liddell, 1895-1962, was professor of psychology and psychobiology and founded and directed the Behavior Farm Laboratory at Cornell University. Following Liddell's death, the lab was renamed the Liddell Laboratory of Comparative and Physiological Psychology.

CHRONOLOGY

1917 Graduated Univ. of Michigan
1918 MA
1923 Cornell Univ. Ph.D.
1919 Cornell Univ. Instructor
1926 Cornell Univ. Assistant Prof.
1930 Cornell Univ. Chairman of Dept. of Physiology in the Medical College
1939 Cornell Univ. Prof. of Psychology
1947 Cornell Univ. Prof. of Psychobiology

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Personal papers include school notebooks, 1920's, and miscellany. Professional papers include correspondence, acknowledgements, recommendations for students, Department of Psychology and Behavior Farm Laboratory correspondence; conference and lecture notes, manuscripts, programs, and memos, 1952-1963; student notes, rollbooks, and course materials; research notebooks and files, ca. 1930-1959; Department of Psychology financial files, 1926-1963, and subject files on topics including the Behavior Farm, equipment, and procedures; manuscripts and printed materials include reprints by Liddell and other authors; also visual materials such as photograph albums, diagrams, glass slides and negatives, and movie film dealing with pig, sheep, dog, and goat experiments at the Behavior Farm. Correspondents include the American Russian Institute, American Society for Research in Psychosomatic Problems, Association for Advancement of Psychoanalysis, W. Horsley Gantt, A. U. Moore, Leon J. Saul, J. Paul Scott, graduate students, publishers, and other scientists and psychologists.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Liddell, H. S. (Howard Scott), 1895-
Scott, John Paul, 1909-
Gantt, W. Horsley (William Horsley), 1892-
Saul, Leon Joseph, 1901-
Moore, A. U.
Cornell University--Faculty
Cornell University--Students
American Russian Institute
American Society for Research in Psychosomatic Problems
Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis

Subjects:
Psychology--Research
Psychology--Study and teaching

Form and Genre Terms:
Motion pictures


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Howard S. Liddell Papers, #14-23-1466. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Personal Box 1
Series II. Correspondence Boxes 1-2
Series III. Professional Papers Box 3
Conferences
Lectures
Students' Notes
Series IV. Research Papers Boxes 3-5
Notebooks
Notes and Files
Research Files
Series V. Cornell Dept. Files Boxes 5-7
Manuscripts
Financial
Subject Files
Series VI. Printed Material Boxes 7-9
Series VII. Visual Material Boxes 10-20
Photographs
Diagrams
Glass Slides and Negatives
Movie Films
Series XIII. Miscellaneous

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1 Folder 1
Notebook: Prof. Simpson's lectures on the Endocrine Organs, March 1920
Box 1 Folder 2
Exam Book: Notes on Endocrine Organs
Box 1 Folder 3
Notebook: Prof. Simpson's lectures, March 1920
Box 1 Folder 4
Notebook: Physiology of Nervous System, Vol. 2
Box 1 Folder 5
Liddell Notebook: Series 1922, Learning Tests
Box 1 Folder 6
Notebook: Organic Chemistry
Box 1 Folder 7-9
Notebooks: Physiology
Box 1 Folder 10
Notebook: Physiology notes, nervous system
Box 1 Folder 11
Notebook
Box 1 Folder 12
Liddell accomplishments (list format) and biography
Box 1 Folder 13
Liddell - W.H.O. (Speech?), 1954
Box 1 Folder 14
Liddell Memorial Address by F. S. Freeman, 1962
Box 1 Folder 15
History and Prospects of the Behavior Farm Laboratory at Cornell, by Howard Liddell
Box 1 Folder 16
Miscellaneous
Box 1 Folder 17
A
Box 1 Folder 18
Acknowledgements - of Monograph
Box 1 Folder 19
Acknowledgements - Neurosis articles
Box 1 Folder 20
Acknowledgements - Pavlov papers
Box 1 Folder 21
Acknowledgements - Veterinary papers
Box 1 Folder 22-23
Acknowledgements and Invitations
Box 1 Folder 24
Altmann, M.
Box 1 Folder 25
A - Altmann, Arbitmann, Amstey
Box 1 Folder 26
American Russian Institute
Box 1 Folder 27
American Society for Research in Psychosomatic Problems
Box 1 Folder 28
American Society for Research in Psychosomatic Problems - Cttees.
Box 1 Folder 29-30
Anderson
Box 1 Folder 31
Anderson - Parmenter monograph
Box 1 Folder 32
Annual Review of Physiology (T. M. Luck - editor)
Box 1 Folder 33
B
Box 1 Folder 34
Beach
Box 1 Folder 35
Bentley
Box 1 Folder 36
Bitterman
Box 1 Folder 37
Blauvelt, Helen
Box 1 Folder 38
Block, James D.
Box 1 Folder 39
Boring, Edwin Garry
Box 1 Folder 40
C
Box 1 Folder 41
Cinema Register
Box 1 Folder 42
Cornell University
Box 1 Folder 43
Cortin
Box 1 Folder 44
D
Box 1 Folder 45
President Day
Box 1 Folder 46
Dean's Office
Box 1 Folder 47
Dunbar
Box 1 Folder 48
Dworkin
Box 1 Folder 49
E
Box 1 Folder 50
F
Box 1 Folder 51
Farm Business
Box 1 Folder 52
Finger
Box 1 Folder 53
Frank, L. K.
Box 1 Folder 54
Fremont - Smith, Frank
Box 1 Folder 55
Fulton - re. Chapter
Box 1 Folder 56
G
Box 1 Folder 57
Gantt, W. Horsley
Box 1 Folder 58
Graduate School
Box 1 Folder 59
Graduate Students
Box 1 Folder 60
Gregg
Box 2 Folder 1
H
Box 2 Folder 2
Hartman, F. A.
Box 2 Folder 3
Humphrey, George
Box 2 Folder 4
Hunt (Chapter)
Box 2 Folder 5
I
Box 2 Folder 6
J
Box 2 Folder 7
Jackson, Roscoe B.
Box 2 Folder 8
James, W. T.
Box 2 Folder 9
Jensen, Arthur V.
Box 2 Folder 10
Job applications and inquiries
Box 2 Folder 11
K
Box 2 Folder 12
Kardiner (Assoc. for Research in Psychoanalysis & Exp. Psychodynamics)
Box 2 Folder 13
Kennard, Margaret A.
Box 2 Folder 14
Kepler, Edwin J.
Box 2 Folder 15
Korea
Box 2 Folder 16
Kubie - N.Y. Psychoanalytic Institute
Box 2 Folder 17
L
Box 2 Folder 18
Library
Box 2 Folder 19
Little
Box 2 Folder 20
M
Box 2 Folder 21
Marcuse
Box 2 Folder 22
Markel Foundation
Box 2 Folder 23
Masserman
Box 2 Folder 24
Mead, Margaret
Box 2 Folder 25
Miles, Walter
Box 2 Folder 26
Monograph
Box 2 Folder 27
Moore, A. U. - General
Box 2 Folder 28
N
Box 2 Folder 29
O
Box 2 Folder 30
P
Box 2 Folder 31
Physiological Review (Gerard)
Box 2 Folder 32
Problems of Neurotic Behavior - Cttee., 1937-38
Box 2 Folder 33
Psychosomatic Medicine (Business Corresp. & Minutes)
Box 2 Folder 34
Psychosomatic Medicine (about Manuscripts)
Box 2 Folder 35
Public Relations
Box 2 Folder 36-39
Publishing
Box 2 Folder 40
R
Box 2 Folder 41
Recommendations - Medical School
Box 2 Folder 42-43
Recommendations
Box 2 Folder 44
Richter
Box 2 Folder 45
Rogalsky, G. F.
Box 2 Folder 46
S
Box 2 Folder 47
Sabine, George H.
Box 2 Folder 48
Saul, Leon J.
Box 2 Folder 49
Scott, J. Paul
Box 2 Folder 50
Selinsky - Assoc. for Adv. of Psychoanalysis
Box 2 Folder 51
Sutherland, George F.
Box 2 Folder 52
T
Box 2 Folder 53
U
Box 2 Folder 54
Van Cleef Library
Box 2 Folder 55
Veterans Education
Box 2 Folder 56
W
Box 2 Folder 57
John Wiley and Sons
Box 2 Folder 58
Y-Z
Box 2 Folder 59-60
Unanswered Letters ("Fan Mail")
Conferences
Box 3 Folder 1
"Self-Control under Stressful Situations"
Box 3 Folder 2
Macy Foundation Conference, 1954
Box 3 Folder 3
Macy Foundation Conference - correspondence
Box 3 Folder 4
Ross Conference, Sept. 1962
Box 3 Folder 5
Animal Medical Center Ded., 1962
Box 3 Folder 6
American Museum of Natural History
Box 3 Folder 7
Hixon Symposium
Box 3 Folder 8
Conf. Correspondence, 1952-54
Box 3 Folder 9
World Health Organization 2nd Conf., 1953
Box 3 Folder 10
Conf. Correspondence, 1955-59
Box 3 Folder 11
Conf. Correspondence, 1960-63
Box 3 Folder 12-14
Conferences - Programs
Lectures
Box 3 Folder 15
Psychoanalytic Colloquium (notes)
Box 3 Folder 16
Speaking Engagements (corresp.)
Box 3 Folder 17
Psychology 440
Box 3 Folder 18
Neurotic Behavior in Animals and Man
Student Notes
Box 3 Folder 19
Problems in Social Medicine, Gertrude Hanchett, 1933
Box 3 Folder 20
Psychology 133 Term Report, Alan M. Levy, 1947
Box 3 Folder 21
Psychology lee, Jane Ruggles, 1947
Box 3 Folder 22
Physiological Stress and the Gen. Adoption Syndrome, H. D. Arbitman, ca. 1949
Box 3 Folder 23
Response to Stress of Modified early Development, M. Amstey, 1962
Box 3 Folder 24
Students, grades, registration cards
Box 3 Folder 25
Lists
Box 3 Folder 26
Pocket Notebooks
Box 3 Folder 27
Roll Books
Box 3 Folder 28
Courses
Box 3 Folder 29
Behavior Farm, Lab.
Box 3 Folder 30
Corresp. concerning students
Notebooks
Box 3 Folder 31-43
Notebooks
Box 4 Folder 1-8
Notebooks
Notes and Files
Box 4 Folder 9
Conditioned Reflex Notes, [ca. 1930]
Box 4 Folder 10
Report of Progress in C. R. Studies, 1931
Box 4 Folder 11
"The Hypnosis of Animals" by H. Dexter, Translated by H. Schulman and M. Stern, 1934
Box 4 Folder 12
Pavlov - Miscellaneous, [ca. 1934]
Box 4 Folder 13
External Inhibition or Negative Induction in the Cerebral Cortex, 1935
Box 4 Folder 14
Observations on Experimental Neurosis in Sheep, 1935
Box 4 Folder 15
Effect of Cortin on Experimental Neurosis in Sheep, 1935
Box 4 Folder 16
Abstracts, [1935-39]
Box 4 Folder 17
New Approach to Problem of Experimental Neurosis, 1936
Box 4 Folder 18
Environment of the Experimental Neurosis, 1936
Box 4 Folder 19
Nervous Strain in Domesticated Animals and in Man, 1936
Box 4 Folder 20
A Breathing Mark for Animals of Medium Size, 1937
Box 4 Folder 21
EEG's and their Interpretation/Interpretation of Electrical Activity in the Brain, 1937
Box 4 Folder 22
Bentley - Lectures to Medical Classes, 1937
Box 4 Folder 23
Effect of Cortin in Glycerine Orally Administered on the Experimental Neurosis in Sheep, 1937
Box 4 Folder 24
Experimental Neurosis in the Pig - Quin F. Curtis, 1937
Box 4 Folder 25
Preliminary Comment on Investigation of Patterns of Activity, [1937]
Box 4 Folder 26
Miscellaneous, [1937-41]
Box 4 Folder 27
Parmenter - Dissociation Report, 1938
Box 4 Folder 28
Project for Committee on Problems of Neurotic Behavior, 1938
Box 4 Folder 29
Goldman Thesis: "Experimental Investigation of Behavior of Goat by Conditioned Reflex Method," 1939
Box 4 Folder 30
Direct Current Potentials Associated with Human Ovulation, 1939
Box 4 Folder 31
Freud Seminar, [1939-40]
Box 4 Folder 32
Parmenter - D. C. Potentials Associated with Ovulation and Fatigue, 1940
Box 4 Folder 33
Goat Paper - Altmann and Goldmann, 1940
Box 4 Folder 34
Role of Animal Experimentation in Psychiatry As Illustrated by Experimental Neurosis, 1940
Box 4 Folder 35
W. T. James - Transfer of Conditioned Avoiding Reaction/Significance of Work on CMR, 1940
Box 4 Folder 36
[The Conditioned Reflex Experiment - Pony as Subject] with photos, ca. 1940
Box 4 Folder 37
M. Altmann - Translations, [1940-41]
Box 4 Folder 38
W. T. James - Report on Nutrition in Dogs, 1941
Box 4 Folder 39
Marcuse and Moore - Heart Rate and Respiration Preceding and Following Audiogenic Seizures in White Rat, 1941
Box 4 Folder 40
M. Altmann, 1941
Box 4 Folder 41
Chapter 9 - Comparative Psychology, 1941
Box 4 Folder 42
Altmann Diary/Sutherland: Pigs #2, 5, 7, 1941
Box 4 Folder 43
Psychoanalytic Colloquium, 1942
Box 4 Folder 44
Experimental Approach to Psychoanalytic Concepts, 1942
Box 4 Folder 45
Hunt Handbook Chapter: Conditioned Reflex Method and Experimental Neurosis, 1942
Box 4 Folder 46
Voodoo Death, [1942]
Box 4 Folder 47
Animal Behavior Studies Bearing on the Problem of Pain, 1943
Box 4 Folder 48
Abstract - Marcuse and Moore, 1943
Box 4 Folder 49
Chapter 27 - Conditioned Reflex, 1943
Box 4 Folder 50
Harvey - Goat #7, 1944
Box 4 Folder 51
MSS in Progress, 1944
Box 4 Folder 52
Experimental Neurosis, [ca. 1944]
Box 4 Folder 53
[Student Resumes, Biographies], 1940's
Research Files
Box 5 Folder 1
[Research Experiment Livestock], 1956-59
Box 5 Folder 2
Behavior Farm Research - Nick's Case
Box 5 Folder 3
Goat #13 (Snowflake T3)
Box 5 Folder 4
Watsonian Behaviorism
Box 5 Folder 5
Equipment
Box 5 Folder 6
References - Experimental Production of Behavior Derangement
Box 5 Folder 7
Important Developments in Am. Soc. Psych. in Past Decade
Box 5 Folder 8
Lindemann and Finesinger: "Response of Psychoneurotics to Adrenalin and Mecholyl"
Box 5 Folder 9
S. Cobb Bibliography
Box 5 Folder 10
Preface
Box 5 Folder 11
Morphological Form and its Relation to Reflex Action and Behavior
Box 5 Folder 12
Early MSS
Box 5 Folder 13
Effect of Bromides
Box 5 Folder 14
Conditioned Salivary Reflex and its Inhibition
Box 5 Folder 15
Physiological Psychology
Manuscripts
Box 5 Folder 16
Altmann
Box 5 Folder 17
Altmann on Hediger
Box 5 Folder 18
Bentley
Box 5 Folder 19
Besharat
Box 5 Folder 20
Blauvelt
Box 5 Folder 21
Block
Box 5 Folder 22
Block, Moore
Box 5 Folder 23
Brunner
Box 5 Folder 24
Cottrell
Box 5 Folder 25
Delamater
Box 5 Folder 26
Deutsch
Box 5 Folder 27-28
Gantt
Box 5 Folder 29
Grau
Box 5 Folder 30-33
Hersher, Richmond, Moore
Box 5 Folder 34-54
Liddell
Box 5 Folder 55
Liddlee, McCay
Box 5 Folder 56
Liddell, Minami
Box 5 Folder 57
Lubow
Box 5 Folder 58
Lubow, Moore
Box 5 Folder 59
Lyman
Box 5 Folder 60-61
Massermann
Box 5 Folder 62
Miller
Box 5 Folder 63-64
Minami, Moore, Liddell
Box 5 Folder 65
Mirsky, Miller, Stein
Box 5 Folder 66-78
Moore
Box 6 Folder 1-3
Moore, Amstey
Box 6 Folder 4
Mowrer
Box 6 Folder 5
Newton, Bovard
Box 6 Folder 6
Papez
Box 6 Folder 7
Resnick, Krus, Raskin, Rivera, Freeman
Box 6 Folder 8
Romagnoli
Box 6 Folder 9
Samuels
Box 6 Folder 10-11
Scott
Box 6 Folder 12
Shands
Box 6 Folder 13-14
Whitehorn
Box 6 Folder 15
"Anxiety and Pleasure"
Box 6 Folder 16
Audiogenic Seizures - Colloquium, 1961
Box 6 Folder 17
"Effect of Post-Partum Separation of Mother and Kid on Maternal Care in the Domestic Goat"
Box 6 Folder 18
"Efficiency and Fatigue"
Box 6 Folder 19
Experiments - Not Ours
Box 6 Folder 20
Experiments - Ours
Box 6 Folder 21
Laboratory - MSS, Projects
Box 6 Folder 22
Maternal - Neonate Experiment, 1956
Box 6 Folder 23
Newsletters
Box 6 Folder 24
"Response to Stress"
Box 6 Folder 25
"Sympathicotonia"
Box 6 Folder 26
[Tiny, Ben (pigs)]
Box 6 Folder 27
Miscellaneous MSS
Financial
Box 6 Folder 28
Estimates, [1926-34]
Box 6 Folder 29
Various Estimates: Budgets, Grants, [1926-37]
Box 6 Folder 30
Budget Material, [1930-44]
Box 6 Folder 31
Heckscher Fund, [1931-38]
Box 6 Folder 32
Sackett & Sage Funds, [1931-38]
Box 6 Folder 33
Monthly Expenditures - Behavior Farm, [1931-44]
Box 6 Folder 34
Rockefeller Grant, 1935-36
Box 6 Folder 35
Field Station: Improvement Plans - Estimates, [1935-39]
Box 6 Folder 36
RE Equipment (Rockefeller Grant), [1936-37]
Box 6 Folder 37
Rockefeller Grant, 1936-37
Box 6 Folder 38
Rockefeller Grant, 1937-38
Box 6 Folder 39
Lamkin Farm - Rentals, [1937-44]
Box 6 Folder 40
Macy Grant, 1937-41
Box 6 Folder 41
Physiological Field Station, [1938-40]
Box 6 Folder 42
Rockefeller Grant, 1938-40
Box 6 Folder 43
Financial Estimates - Budgets, [1939-44]
Box 6 Folder 44
Balance Sheets [Letters, Bills], 1939-59
Box 6 Folder 45
Rockefeller Grant, 1940-41
Box 6 Folder 46
Expense Sheets, [1940-47]
Box 6 Folder 47
Rockefeller Grant, 1943
Box 6 Folder 48
Behavior Farm Expenses, 1944-47
Box 6 Folder 49
Accounts, 1947-51
Box 6 Folder 50
Accounts, [1948-55]
Box 6 Folder 51
Accounts, [1951-54]
Box 6 Folder 52
Accounts, [1954-61]
Box 6 Folder 53
USPH Correspondence, 1947-60
Box 7 Folder 1
Travel - expenses, vouchers, [1949-54]
Box 7 Folder 2
USPH Grant: Corresp. on Budget, [1950-52]
Box 7 Folder 3
Payroll, 1950-51
Box 7 Folder 4
Payroll/Personnel/Travel, [1950-54]
Box 7 Folder 5
Requisitions, 1951
Box 7 Folder 6
[Vouchers], 1951-53
Box 7 Folder 7
New York Hospital, [1952-53]
Box 7 Folder 8
Feed, 1952-54
Box 7 Folder 9
USPH, [1952-55]
Box 7 Folder 10
[Various Orders], 1953-54
Box 7 Folder 11
[Cornell Requisitions], 1953-56
Box 7 Folder 12
Block - Requisitions, 1955
Box 7 Folder 13
[Research Grant Application and Material], 1955-63
Box 7 Folder 14
Macy, [1957-62]
Box 7 Folder 15
[H.E.W. Research Grant Application], 1960
Box 7 Folder 16
Grant Application, [1960-63]
Subject
Box 7 Folder 17
Animals - Info. Procedures, [1941-46]
Box 7 Folder 18
Letters of Recommendation
Box 7 Folder 19
Papers in Progress
Box 7 Folder 20
Dept. Minutes, 1960-63
Box 7 Folder 21
Scientific Meetings, 1940-44
Box 7 Folder 22
Courses - Exams, Outlines, Etc.
Box 7 Folder 23
Curriculum
Box 7 Folder 24
Autopsies on Experimental Animals - Behavior Farm Lab
Box 7 Folder 25
Blauvelt
Box 7 Folder 26
Wiring Diagrams for Procedure Circuits
Box 7 Folder 27
Macy Conference, 1939
Box 7 Folder 28
Endowment Proposal, [1936-37]
Box 7 Folder 29
Animals - Registry
Box 7 Folder 30
General Committee Division of Biology
Box 7 Folder 31
Farm Land - Correspondence, Etc.
Box 7 Folder 32
Miscellaneous
Box 7 Folder 33
Cornell U. Medical College
Box 7 Folder 34
Lab Business
Box 7 Folder 35
Department Correspondence
Box 7 Folder 36
"Emotional Hazards in Animals and Man" by H. Liddell
Box 7 Folder 37-40
Reprints by Liddell
Box 7 Folder 41
Page Proof
Box 7 Folder 42
Reprints about Liddell
Box 7 Folder 43
Magazines about Liddell
Box 7 Folder 44
Psychophysiology Newsletters
Box 7 Folder 45-46
Reprints - James D. Block
Box 7 Folder 47
Reprints - John L. Fuller
Box 7 Folder 48
Reprints - report by World Health Organization
Box 8 Folder 1
Reprints - Salpeter, Lyman, Block, Koella, Samuels, Tobach, Bowlby, Goldfarb
Box 8 Folder 2
Reprints - Mother-Neonate Interaction
Box 8 Folder 3
Monographs - Psychosomatic Medicine
Box 8 Folder 4-7
Reprints by other authors
Box 8 Folder 8
Clippings
Box 9
Conferences
Box 9
Macy Foundation Conference, 1960
Photographs
Box 10
3 albums (mostly pig shock experiments)
Box 10 Folder 1
Prof. Liddell with sheep and unidentified man, ca. 1962
Box 10 Folder 2
Goat & sheep shock graphs
Box 10 Folder 3
Goat & sheep shock experiments
Box 10 Folder 4
Photos used in Effect of LSD-25 - on the walking activity & pattern in the goat
Box 10 Folder 5
Kate furious on shock day
Box 10 Folder 6
Negatives
Diagrams
Box 10 Folder 7
Experiments on palatability of good constituents - with photos & graphs - by W. T. James
Box 10 Folder 8-9
Figures for Respiratory "Fingerprint" of Nervous States - Sutherland, Wolf, and Kennedy, 1937
Box 10 Folder 10
Records of Metabolic Rate Determination, 1936
Glass Slides and Negatives
Box 11
Pig - also contains set of slides of cat experiments labeled from University of Chicago
Box 12
Dog
Box 13
Slides of apparatus and goats and sheep experiments
Box 14
Slides of apparatus and experimental results, ca. 1920-30
Box 15
Sheep and apparatus, ca. 1928
Box 16
Experimental results, ca. 1938-47
Note: torn emulsion on negative in slot #28
Movie Films
Box 17-20
Movie Film, 218 reels
tr. 3916
Tape recording
R-8
Phonograph album