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Christine Ladd Franklin and Fabian Franklin papers, 1900-1939 

Creator: 
Ladd-Franklin, Christine, 1847-1930
Phys. Desc: 
7000 items 100 boxes (7000 items 100 boxes)
Call Number: 
Ms Coll\Franklin
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Biographical Note

Christine Franklin who lectured at Columbia University from 1914 to 1927, was well-known for her method of reducing all syllogisms to a single formula, and for her contributions to knowledge relating to color vision. She was married to Fabian Franklin (1853-1939).

Scope and Contents

The correspondence, papers, and documents relating to Franklins' work in the fields of psychology and logic. The papers are mainly those of Christine Ladd Franklin. Among the selected autographs are fourteen letters from Henry Holt to Fabian Franklin and four letters from Bertrand Russell to Christine Ladd Franklin.