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Prescott Lecky papers, 1935-1946

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0275
Bib ID 6947667 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Lecky, Prescott, 1892-1941
Title Prescott Lecky papers, 1935-1946
Physical Description 0.42 Linear Feet (1 document box)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection has no restrictions.

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one series.

Description

Summary

This collection consists of Prescott Lecky's journals, articles, reprints and other material. These we collected as possible additions to aid in the completion of Lecky's unfinished manuscript. The final work, Self-Consistency: A Theory of Personality, was published in 1951.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection has no restrictions.

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Prescott Lecky Papers; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.

Related Materials

There is a copy of Lecky's Master's essay, The effects of immobilization of the hands upon the thinking processes of a deaf mute, available at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library. There is a file for Lecky in the Historical Biographical Files (UA#0004) and in the Historical Photograph Collection (UA#0003).

Accruals

No additions are expected.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Joanna Rios. Finding aid was written by Joanna Rios in September 2019.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Columbia University -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Personality Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Prescott Lecky was an instructor of Psychology at Columbia University from 1924 to 1941. He received an AM from Columbia University in 1924. Courtney Campbell, Educational Press, Inc., was working with Lecky on a book project when he died of coronary disease at age 48. Campbell, as Lecky's literary executor, and his widow, Kathryn Jenkins Lecky, worked on publishing the unfinished manuscript, Self-Consistency: A Theory of Personality, which was published in 1951.