Overstreet, Harry Allen

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Overstreet, Harry Allen

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25 October 1875- 17 August 1970

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Harry Allen Overstreet (October 25, 1875 - August 17, 1970) was an American writer and lecturer, and a popular author on modern psychology and sociology. His 1949 book, The Mature Mind, was a substantial best-seller that sold over 500,000 copies by 1952. From 1911 to 1936, he was chair of Department of Philosophy and Psychology at City College of New York. He lectured and worked frequently with his second wife, Bonaro Overstreet. Nina Cust describes him as "Professor of Philosophy and Head of Department Coll. of the City of New York. Author of "Influencing Human Behaviour", "About Ourselves", "The Enduring Quest" etc."

For more information, see Wikipedia entry at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Allen_Overstreet .

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Welby, Victoria, Lady, 1837-1912 (1837-1912)

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29543057

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associative

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1900-1902, 1905

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correspondent

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Created 2015-10-29 by Anna St.Onge.

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  • English

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http://viaf.org/viaf/28319078
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Allen_Overstreet

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