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Rivers, William Halse Rivers, 1864-1922 (psychologist and anthropologist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1864 - 1922

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

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'Affect in the Dream', 192110

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/4/20
Scope and Contents

This article applies the theories of Freud to cases of neurosis where the patient has nightmares about battle.

Dates: 192110
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 Series

Correspondence, 1904-08-31 - 1921-11-24

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3
Dates: 1904-08-31 - 1921-11-24
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Index to 'The Case of H. H. and His Arm'

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/4/6
Scope and Contents

The indexed term 'acuaesthesia' (relating to sensation at particular points) is defined in the letter WHRivers/2/3/3 within this collection.

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Journal, 26 Nov. 1917-May 1918 (diary entries start at 19 December 1917)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/12
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook (with 'Palestine' scratched on upper cover) and mostly comprises diary entries written at Litherland, Limerick, Egypt and Palestine. Significant entries include: /2r-3r. mentioning his protest against the continuation of the war; /4r. on being posted to Limerick; /7v-8r, /19v-20r. mentioning [Robert] Graves and Craiglockhart; /11v. on being posted to Egypt, with list of points for and against this; /29v. his arrival at base camp, Kantara; /30v....
Dates: 26 Nov. 1917-May 1918 (diary entries start at 19 December 1917)
Conditions Governing Access: This notebook has been digitised and can be viewed in full on the Cambridge Digital Library at http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-ADD-09852-00001-00012/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
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Journal, 4 Feb. 1921-18 Apr. 1921 (dates are of diary entries, other notes undated)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/15
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook and mostly comprises diary entries; preparatory notes for poetry and prose; and notes on politics, the economy and industrial conditions (especially in South Wales). The volume also includes: - prose passages: /13v-15r. 'To a Traveller'; 15v-21r. 'On Staying at Max Gate' and visiting Thomas Hardy; /24v, untitled, begins 'the joyous adventure'; /31r. 'Autognosis'; /39r-39v. untitled, begins 'What would happen to a man who fell in love...
Dates: 4 Feb. 1921-18 Apr. 1921 (dates are of diary entries, other notes undated)
Conditions Governing Access: This notebook has been digitised and can be viewed in full on the Cambridge Digital Library at http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-ADD-09852-00001-00015/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
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Journal, 8 Aug. 1921-2 Mar. 1922 (diary entries start at 24 August 1921)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/16
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook (marked '1921 Rome' on the front cover) and mostly comprises diary entries, together with preparatory notes for poetry and prose. Diary entries include: /14r-21r. an account of a visit to Renshaw Hall [home of the Sitwells] in September 1921, with comments on Osbert Sitwell; /22r-23v. entries concerning Elgar; entries written /28r. at Tintern Abbey, /28v-30. at Max Gate, home of 'T.H.' [Thomas Hardy], /30v-33v. on a trip to Rome [with Frank...
Dates: 8 Aug. 1921-2 Mar. 1922 (diary entries start at 24 August 1921)
Conditions Governing Access: This notebook has been digitised and can be viewed in full on the Cambridge Digital Library at http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-ADD-09852-00001-00016/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
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Journal, 8 Jan. 1921-11 July 1922 (with later annotations dated 1926, 1949 & 1967)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/17
Scope and Contents The volume is a plain notebook titled 'Journal 1921', written while living at 54 Tufton Street. It is entirely comprised of diary entries in an unusually fair hand together with many later annotations and expurgated sections. It includes: - quotations from Conrad, Sir J. Davies, Pope, Bertrand Russell, Goethe and Stendhal: /1b (r)-1b(v). - list of social engagements: /7r, 8r. - mention of the suicide of young Holloway at Nellie Burton's...
Dates: 8 Jan. 1921-11 July 1922 (with later annotations dated 1926, 1949 & 1967)
Conditions Governing Access: This notebook has been digitised and can be viewed in full on the Cambridge Digital Library at http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-ADD-09852-00001-00017/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
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Letter, 5 Dec. 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8483/5
Scope and Contents

Apologising for not calling on him while in Cambridge; busy with Rivers.

Dates: 5 Dec. 1921
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter addressed from 54 Tufton St., 1920-1922 (date inferred from address and context)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8483/39
Scope and Contents

Re planning a visit to Cambridge to stay with [W.H.R.] Rivers, hopes to see Bartholomew, and is bringing some 'rare Sassoon items'. Loose folio, originally inserted between folios /2-3 of MS Add.8483.

Dates: 1920-1922 (date inferred from address and context)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter to Ward from Rivers dated 18 August 1905 and sent from St John' s College, Cambridge, 1905-08-18

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/2
Scope and Contents

The letter concerns the periodical darkening of the field of one eye, and the academic treatment of this subject by German scientists (with bibliography). The recipient of the letter is presumably Professor James Ward, Lecturer in Moral Sciences and founding member of the Laboratory for Experimental Psychology

Dates: 1905-08-18
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Notebook, 1943 (circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/7/3/2
Scope and Contents The volume comprises preliminary notes and revised drafts for 'Siegfried's Journey', including reminiscences on his wartime experiences, Edmund Blunden, Wilfred Owen, Robert Ross, Robert Graves, and Thomas Hardy, with notes continuing to 1925. It also contains (written from reverse) notes on a film project to be based on the history of the Sassoon family (folios /53v-57v). Notes for 'Siegfried's Journey' include the following: - notes on visits to Max Gate: /1r & 39v. - 'Details of...
Dates: 1943 (circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Notebook, 'Vigils', 1932 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9724/1/7
Scope and Contents Notebook containing fair copy of poems, but with many later alterations. Title-page with tentative date of 1932, and additional poems to 1935. Some poems are set within a watercolour border. Contents include: Decorated title pages, with quotations: /inside front cover, /1r. Quotations from Bacon and Keats: /1v. Poems: - 'Heaven', with revisions: /2r. - list of poems for inclusion in 'Vigils' and list marked 'miscellaneous & doubtful': /2v. - 'December Stillness': /3r. - 'Presences...
Dates: 1932 - 1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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ARCHON code (for CUL materials)
Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 9
University Archives (GBR/0265) 1
 
Type
Archival Object 61
Collection 1
 
Subject
Sensory systems 12
Neurology 11
Psychoanalysis 11
Visual discrimination 6
Experimental psychology 5

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