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  • Archives and manuscripts cataloguing, May 2011


            May was, for the most part, a month of steady progress in the Archives and Manuscripts department, with several collections in train but the majority carrying on into June rather than being completed within the month.… Continue reading

  • Stories of Psychology


    Between 2008 and 2009 the British Psychological Society deposited in the Wellcome Library both its own institutional records and the archives of over 30 individual psychologists and small organisations. Since then, work has been proceeding to re-house these collections and… Continue reading

  • Edward Chace Tolman


    Recently made available to researchers is a small collection of material relating to the career of U.S. behavioural psychologist, Edward Chace Tolman(1886-1959). The material was collected by Professor W. G. Leytham, biographer and former student of Tolman, and as a… Continue reading

  • New event: Was Jung a mystic?


    We will be hosting another Medicine and Literature event on Wednesday 2 February, 19.00-20.15. Join us to hear author Gary Lachman investigate the life of psychologist Carl Jung. Gary’s talk will chart the development of Jung’s ideas, look into the… Continue reading

  • The Red Book


    It’s not often books purchased by the Wellcome Library have guested on a prime time American crime show, but then again, Carl Jung’s The Red Book is no ordinary work. A facsimile of Carl Jung’s Liber Novus (New Book), The… Continue reading

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    Henri Tajfel Papers – Now Available to Consult!


    The papers of Henri Tajfel (1919-1982), the Bristol University Professor of Social Psychology and eminent social psychologist, following the completion of the cataloguing process, have today become accessible at the Wellcome Library. An extensive obituary for Tajfel appeared in the… Continue reading