Title

Making Place for a Comparative Scientist: Robert Means Yerkes at Harvard, 1902-1917

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1998

Abstract

During the first decade of this century, Robert Meams Yerkes struggled to make a place for himself within Harvard University's Division of Philosophy as a comparative scientist. From the perspective of a young assistant professor, Yerkes' diary and letters permit a glimpse into the ail-too familiar struggle of establishing career and family.

Publication Title

International Journal of Comparative Psychology