Karl M. Dallenbach Papers,1895-1969.
Collection Number: 2958
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library
Karl M. Dallenbach papers, 1895-1969.
Karl M., Dallenbach 1887-1971.
18.1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, Printed Materials, Publications, Research Materials
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Documents his research in psychology, particularly in attention, sensation, and memory, and his other professional activities.
Collection material in English
Cornell University Ph.D. 1913; Karl M. Dallenbach taught at Ohio State University from 1915 to 1916, and at Cornell from 1916 to 1948. He left Cornell, and taught at the University of Texas until his retirement in 1969. He became editor of the American Journal of Psychology in 1926 and remained editor until 1967. Dallenbach authored more than 400 articles and monographs on such subjects as sensation, attention, perception, cutaneous sensibility, taste, smell, memory, cognition, forgetting and the perception of the blind.
Documenting his research in psychology, particularly in attention, sensation, and memory, and his other professional activities is correspondence with Harold J. Bachmann, Madison Bentley, Morton E. Bitterman, C. P. Boner, Edwin G. Boring, Albert P. Brogan, Forrest Lee Dimmick, Isidore S. Finkelstein, Goldwin Goldsmith, J. Stanley Gray, G. Stanley Hall, Margaret C. McGrade, Max F. Meyer, Robert B. Morton, Edwin B. Newman, Theophilus S. Painter, Leo J. Postman, Harry H. Ranson, Thomas A. Ryan, E. C. Sanford, Maryvenice E. Stewart, Edward B. Titchener, Walter S. Turner, Margaret Floy Washburn, Harry P. Weld, Logan Wilson, and others; administrative records produced while he was head of the Department of Psychology at the University of Texas, Austin, include reports on buildings and budgets, research reports, staff and annual reports, minutes of staff meetings, and correspondence with academic organizations; records concerning his editorship of the AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY include statements on editorial policy decisions, correspondence on printing and advertising, financial and subscription records, and manuscripts and galley proofs; other professional papers include reprints of colleagues' articles, notes and articles on perception and facial vision, published biographical articles on Edwin G. Boring and Edward B. Titchener, and photographs of colleagues.
His personal correspondence with members of his family concern property settlements and management, the establishment of a John W. Dallenbach fellowship, and his genealogical research on the Dillenbach-Dillenbeck-Dallenbach family.
Receipts, leather bag, memorabilia, dogtags from World War I, including 1918 photo of M.O.T.C., Company 28 from Camp Greenleaf.
Dallenbach, Karl M.,1887-1971.
Bachmann, Harold J.
Bentley, Madison, 1870-1955.
Bitterman, Morton Edward, 1921-
Boner, C. P.
Boring, Edwin Garrigues, 1886-1968.
Brogan, Albert P.
Dallenbach, John Wallace, 1918-.
Dimmick, Forrest Lee.
Finkelstein, Isidore S.
Gray, J. Stanley.
Hall, G. Stanley(Granville Stanley), 1844-1924.
McGrade, Margaret C.
Meyer, Max F.(Max Friedrich), 1873-1967.
Morton, Robert B., 1912-
Newman, Edwin B.
Painter, Theophilus S.(Theophilus Shickel), 1889-
Postman, Leo Joseph, 1918-
Ranson, Harry H.
Ryan, Thomas Arthur, 1911-
Sanford, Emerson C.
Stewart, Maryvenice E.
Titchener, Edward Bradford, 1867-1927.
Turner, Walter S.
Washburn, Margaret Floy, 1871-1939.
Weld, Harry Porter, 1877-1958.
Wilson, Logan, 1907-
University of Texas at Austin.Dept. of Psychology.
American journal of psychology.
Senses and sensation.
World War, 1914-1918--United States.
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Karl M. Dallenbach papers, #2958. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Related collection:American Journal of Psychology. Records, #2997.