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William E. Edmonston, Jr. papers, A1133

 Collection
Identifier: A1133

Scope and Contents

The William E. Edmonston, Jr. papers cover many aspects of his professional life as a founder of the Neuroscience program at Colgate University and active researcher in the field of hypnosis. A large portion of the collection is correspondence related to his work as both a student and a professional. The collection also contains information regarding his Fulbright scholarship in Germany, a Neuroscience post doctorate program, and his writings on hypnosis, as well as weekly planners, grade books, and a copy of his resume from 1991.

Dates

  • 1960 - 1994

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research; however, special restrictions apply to portions of this collection in accordance with the Colgate University Archives policy on restricted records. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives for further information.

Biographical note

William E. Edmonston, Jr. came to Colgate in 1964 as an assistant professor of psyschology and went on to become the founder of Colgate's program in neuroscience. He conducted research and published in the field of hypnosis, and his professional accomplishments included being awarded a Fulbright Grant in 1981 and being named New York State professor of the year in 1988. He was also active in the Hamilton community, where his activities included maintaining an alcohol abuse hotline for students and founding a local theater company and publishing house.

Edmonston was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1931 and attended Johns Hopkins University (BA 1952), the University of Alabama (MA 1956), and the University of Kentucky (PhD 1960).

Colgate press release on William E. Edmonston, Jr., William E. Edmonston, Jr. biographical file, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries

Extent

2.2 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

Related Materials

William E. Edmonston, Jr. biographical file, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries
Title
Guide to the William E. Edmonston, Jr. papers
Status
Completed
Author
Lisa King and Allyson Smally
Date
March 17, 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries Repository

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