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The Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology

The Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology (CCHP) is an internationally recognized research and humanities center that cares for, provides access to, and interprets the historical record of psychology and related human sciences. Founded at The University of Akron in 1965, it has grown to become the largest collection of its kind in the world. A Smithsonian Affiliate, the CCHP includes the National Museum of Psychology, the Archives of the History of American Psychology, and the Institute for Human Science and Culture.

The CCHP reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the examination of what it means to be human and includes specialists in both psychology and library science. Scholars, students of all ages, and the public are welcome to participate in coursework, programs, research, and exhibitions, that utilize the CCHP’s one-of-a-kind collections.

Website: Cummings Center for the History of Psychology