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George C. Brandenburg publications

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 16, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSF 52

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three folders containing articles by George Brandenburg.


  • 1917 - 1934


Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

This collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Portions of the material in this collection are in the public domain. Other material copyrights held by Purdue University or original creator. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

George Clinton Brandenburg was born in Volga, Iowa on December 2, 1878. He studied psychology in college, earning his bachelor’s in psychology (B. Ph.) from Drake University in 1910, his M. A. from the University of Colorado in 1914, and his Ph. D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1915.

In 1916, Brandenburg became an Instructor in Education at Purdue University. He was promoted to Assistant Professor of Education and Psychology in 1917, Associate Professor in 1918, and a full Professor in 1920. Brandenburg was appointed as the Head of the Department of Education on July 1, 1931. He also served as the Director of the Summer Session from 1929-1934.

Brandenburg’s research focused on applied psychology, child development, trade tests, and correlation of mental traits.

George Brandenburg passed away of angina pectoris at his home on September 3, 1934.


0.075 Cubic Feet (Three folders)


Collection materials are in chronological order.

Acquisition Information

Source and date of acquisition is unknown.

Processing Information

Material has been housed in acid-free folders and box.
George C. Brandenburg publications
Under Review
William Niner, Amanda Rumba, and Archives Staff
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Edition statement
Third edition. Collection description first completed 2009-01-07 by Archives Staff.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-04-09: Collection description updated by Amanda Rumba to more fully meet standards.
  • 2023-03-22: Collection description and title updated by William Niner.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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