George C. Brandenburg papers
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 16, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSF 52
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of three folders containing articles by George Brandenburg.
- 1917 - 1927
Language of Materials
Collection material is in English.
This collection is open for research.
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George Clinton Brandenburg was a professor of Psychology at Purdue University in the mid-1900s, with a focus on education. He was born in Volga, Iowa on December 2, 1878. He earned his Bachelor Degree in Philosophy (Ph.B.) from Drake in 1910 and his Master of Arts (A.M.) from Colorado in 1914. Brandenburg was a Fellow at Wisconsin from 1914-1915, where he earned his PhD in 1915. He became an Instructor of Educational Psychology at Purdue University in 1916. He was promoted to Assistant Professor in 1917 and Associate Professor in 1918. Brandenburg became a full professor at Purdue in 1920, and his research focused on applied psychology, child development, trade tests, and correlation of mental traits. His studies were widely influential in the field and are repeatedly cited.
Source: American Men of Science: A Biographical Directory; Vol 10, Issue 3; edited by J. McKeen Cattell and Dean R. Brimhall; 3rd Edition; 1921; pg 79. /iagenweb.org/boards/clayton/biographies/index.cgi?read=310443>
0.075 Cubic Feet (Three folders)
Collection materials are in chronological order.
Material has been housed in acid-free folder and box.
- George C. Brandenburg papers
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- Second edition. Collection description first completed 2009-01-07 by Archives Staff.
- 2020-04-09: Collection description updated by Amanda Rumba to more fully meet standards.