Chauncey Allen papers, 1924-1983 Rauner Manuscript MS-990

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Title:

Chauncey Allen papers

Call Number:

Rauner Manuscript MS-990

Collection Dates:

1924-1983

Size of Collection:

.5 linear ft., 1 box

Abstract:

Chauncey N. Allen (1900-1997), professor of psychology. Dartmouth College Class of 1924. The collection contains his writings, correspondence and newspaper clippings as well as illustrations, notes, charts, and speeches related to advertising and abnormal psychology.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

Rauner Special Collections Library is open to the public and in most cases no appointment is necessary. The exception is in the case of materials stored off site for which there may be a delay of up to 48 hours in retrieval. Please consult the Access to Collection statement below or contact Rauner Reference.

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

These materials may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.).

Introduction to the Collection

The papers of Chauncey Allen contain his writings, correspondence and newspaper clippings as well as illustrations, notes, charts, and speeches related to advertising and abnormal psychology.

Biography

Chauncey Newell Allen was born on August 15, 1900. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1924. After working in advertising in New York City, he returned to Dartmouth in 1925 as an instructor in the psychology department. In 1927, he received his MA degree from Dartmouth and in 1931, his doctorate from Columbia University. At Dartmouth, Allen taught courses in abnormal psychology and the psychology of advertising until his retirement in 1966. He also maintained a practice in clinical psychology, counseling local families. In addition, he served as the local administrator for the Educational Testing Service of Princeton, NJ. In 1969 Allen and his wife volunteered as Presbyterian missionaries to Korea. Allen died in 1997.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, 1924-1983

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Contains correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, writings, speeches with notes, invitations, published articles and typescript papers with notes, manuscripts, booklets, illustrations, slide projector discs, charts, booklets in Korean, a paper by Allen and Curtis, (1939), and letters concerning a student.

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