Correspondence Series, 1893 and 1919-1984.

380 containers; 190 lin. ft.
Scope and content:

Personal and professional correspondence of J. B. Rhine along with correspondence of Parapsychology Laboratory staff members. The 1893 letter is a holograph letter from Richard Hodgson, Secretary of the American Society for Psychical Research, to William James. The 1919-1927 correspondence covers the period before Rhine came to Duke. From 1927 the correspondence reflects primarily Rhine's activities, but contains some letters written to and by other laboratory staff members. The last files include memorial letters written after the death of J. B. Rhine (1980). Includes subject files, research records, clippings, and photographs. Arranged chronologically, 1893-1936. Arranged chronologically by year, then alphabetically by correspondent in reverse chronological order, 1937-1984.

For more a complete list of correspondents, see the Index to Correspondence


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