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Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980.
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
J. B. Rhine Collection on the New Frontiers of the Mind
Manuscripts Division
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The J. B. Rhine Collection on the New Frontiers of the Mind consists of galley proofs of the book by the American educator, psychologist, and author J. B. (Joseph Banks) Rhine (1895-1980).

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of heavily revised and corrected galleys and printer's galleys for Rhine's book New Frontiers of the Mind (New York, N.Y.: Farrar & Rhinehart, 1937), the story of the Duke University psychical research experiments of the 1930s.


The collection has been organized by material type.

Collection Creator Biography:

Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980.

Rhine was an American educator, psychologist, and author.

Collection History


Originally, this collection formed part of Princeton's Archives of American Literature.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Rachel Jordan in 2004. Finding aid written by Rachel Jordan in 2004.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

J. B. Rhine Collection on the New Frontiers of the Mind; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1

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The manuscripts found in draft form in the collection came to print in the following publication: New Frontiers of the Mind (New York: Farrar & Rhinehart, 1937).

Subject Terms:
Extrasensory perception.
Parapsycology -- Research -- North Carolina -- Durham -- 20th century.
Psychologists -- North Carolina -- Durham -- 20th century. -- lcsh
Duke university