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Bender, Irving Edison, 1893-1976



  • Existence: 1893 - 1976


Irving Bender was born on August 27, 1893 in New York, NY. He graduated from the University of Michigan with an AB in 1915. He was hired by the psychology department of Dartmouth College in 1926 and retired as Professor Emeritus of Pschology in 1959. He was also affiliated with the Dartmouth Eye Institute and served as chairman of the psychology department from 1941-1947. He died in Hanover on May 20, 1976.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

"Motivation and visual factors" manuscript

Identifier: MS-490
Date(s): 1942

"Motivation and Visual Factors" by Irving Edison Bender et. al. (1942). The collection contains the typescripts and galleys for the book.

Oral history interview with Irving Bender.

Identifier: DOH-218
Date(s): 1975-05-06

Irving Bender, Professor Emeritus of Psychology 1926-1959. Oral history interview documenting his career at Dartmouth College. Professor Bender describes the Psychology Department faculty and other colleagues including Professors Charles Stone, Chauncey Allen, Gordon Alport, John Poore, and others. He compares President Hopkins' and Dickey's administrative strengths and personalities and talks about relationships with the deans of faculty, Don Morrison and Bancroft Brown.

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