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Charles Sherman phrenological character readings of the White family

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Identifier: MSS 2/173
Scope and Contents Five phrenological character readings taken by Charles M. Sherman on 1 and 2 Oct. 1873, Cleveland, N.Y., for Anna B. White and her four children.

George Combe correspondence

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Identifier: MSS 2/089
Scope and Contents The first letter contains Combe’s defense of phrenology to correspondent who will soon attack system at a lecture before the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society, 1829. Combe asks correspondent to provide him with objections beforehand and maintains that although phrenology explains the mind, it does not condition it.In the second letter, Combe thanks Morton for gift of several works and comments on Inquiry into the distinctive characteristics of the aboriginal race of America...

John L. Capen phrenological character of M. D. Clark

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Identifier: MSS 2/112
Scope and Contents Document describes personality and character traits of M. D. Clark based on a phrenological examination by John L. Capen, 10 July 1866.

Published as Horrocks, Thomas A. "Know thyself : a Phrenological Character Reading," Fugitive Leaves from the Historical Collections, ser. 3, vol. 2, no. 2 (1987), pp. 1-5.

Nelson Sizer phrenological character of C. R. Thombs

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Identifier: MSS 2/111-03
Scope and Contents Document describes personality and character traits of C. R. Thombs based on phrenological examination by Nelson Sizer, [186-].

Nelson Sizer phrenological character of John B. Bancroft

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Identifier: MSS 2/111-01
Scope and Contents Document describes personality and character traits of John B. Bancroft based on phrenological examination by Nelson Sizer, 24 Feb. 1854.

Nelson Sizer phrenological character of William Loewy

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Identifier: MSS 2/111-02
Scope and Contents Document describes personality and character traits of William Loewy based on phrenological examination by Nelson Sizer, 23 May 1860. Reading reported by J. L. A.

O. S. Fowler notes on phrenology and phrenological character of George L. Moore

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Identifier: MSS 2/119
Scope and Contents Holograph description of personality and character traits of George L. Moore based on phrenological examination by O. S. Fowler, 12 July 1841. Character reading written by Fowler on blank leaves of first edition of Fowler’s practical phrenology (1840); several marginal notes concerning Moore written by Fowler in text. Entitled "Fowler's practical phrenology : : giving a concise elementary view of phrenology, presenting some new and important remarks upon the temperaments, and...

Phrenological character reading of Mrs. D. C. Wismer

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Identifier: MSS 2/255
Scope and Contents Typescript analysis describes temperament and characteristics of Mrs. D. C. Wismer, 1886 Nov. 12, by unnamed phrenologist at Fowler and Wells’ Phrenological Cabinet, New York, N.Y.