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Warren S. Torgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0644
Dr. Warren S. Torgerson was internationally known for his work in psychological measurement at Johns Hopkins University. The files include primarily experiment notes and data sets, some lecture notes, and some correspondence, dating from 1962 through 1983.

Dates

  • 1962 - 1983

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

2.88 Cubic Feet (2 record center cartons, 1 letter size document box)

Biographical / Historical

Warren S. Torgerson was internationally known for his work in psychological measurement. Dr. Torgerson was appointed professor of psychology at Hopkins in 1964, and served as chairman of the department until 1969. He continued teaching quantitative psychology and other courses in the history of psychology until his retirement in 1997, after which he was a professor emeritus. He passed away in 1999 at the age of 74.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Torgerson's office files. The files include primarily experiment notes and data sets, some lecture notes, and some correspondence, dating from 1962 through 1983.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by the Psychology Department in July 1999.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in October 2015 by Annie Tang.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA