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Professor Worcester Lectures on Physiological Psychology

Identifier: SC MS 0255

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of two separate notebooks and one letter. The first, labeled “Lectures by Dr. Elwood Worcester delivered at Lehigh University on Physiological Psychology”, consists of six packets folded together. The second is an Empire notebook (brand name) that contains notes on literature and psychology. The letter states that the notebooks were transferred to the care of Dixon H. Kautz by Fayette A. McKenzie.


  • Creation: 1894 - 1895


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Biographical / Historical

Fayette A. McKenzie was a junior in 1894 when the lectures by Dr. Worcester were being presented. McKenzie graduated in 1895 with a B.S. in Scientific and Literary Studies, a degree where science and literature were studied without Latin or Greek. Dixon H. Kautz graduated also in 1895 with a degree in Scientific Latin. Dixon H. Kautz was the business editor of the Brown and White when he received the notes from McKenzie. The class “Lectures on the Outlines of Physiological Psychology” was given by Dr. Elwood Worcester, Professor of Mental and Moral Philosophy.


1 box, .5 linear feet

Language of Materials



This collection contains three items, two by Fayette A. McKenzie and one by Dixon H. Kautz. Two items are notebooks by Fayette A. McKenzie that mostly contain notes from the Spring 1894 Class “Lectures on the Outlines of Physiological Psychology.” The third item is a letter by Dixon H. Kautz saying the notebooks by McKenzie were transferred to his care on March 28, 1895.


The materials are arranged by format, two notebooks and one single-sided letter.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Lectures notes were taken by Fayette A. McKenzie, Class of 1895. Notes were given to Dixon H. Kautz, also Class of 1895, on March 28, 1895. Mr. Dixon H. Kautz resided in Tacoma, Washington. According to a slip of paper included with the collection, the notes were donated to the Lehigh University Library by Mr. Ray C. Kautz (LU EM 1905) of Tacoma, Washington who gave them to Dr. William L. Estes, Jr. (LU BA 1905) who in turn gave them to Lehigh Librarian James Mack in 1962.

Professor Worcester Lectures on Physiological Psychology
Robert Dunleavy
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Revision Statements

  • 2013-05-31: May 31, 2013 - corrected by Eleanor Nothelfer - final version

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

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