THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON'S DRS. NICHOLAS AND DOROTHY CUMMINGS

Center for the History of Psychology

In Association with the Smithsonian Institution

About the Center

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The Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology, located at The University of Akron in Akron, Ohio, collects, preserves, provides access to, and interprets the historical record of psychology and related human sciences. Read more.

The Center houses the Archives of the History of American Psychology, the National Museum of Psychology and the Institute for Human Science and Culture

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Announcements

Celebrate North American First People's Day at the Cummings Center

Akron’s 2022 North American First People’s Day celebration begins September 30th, and the Cummings Center's Institute for Human Science and Culture will be celebrating with gallery tours, a new art exhibit, and a special guest lecture! Join us for these free events, presented in partnership with the Portage Path Collaborative.

Baker Fellowship to support student research

The David B. Baker Fellowship in the History of Psychology supports student research at the Archives of the History of American Psychology. The Fellowship supports travel expenses for one graduate or undergraduate student whose research will benefit from access to the Archives’ collections. One Fellowship of $2500 will be awarded annually.

Learn more about the Fellowship here. Application materials are due by December 15, 2022.
 
 

Location, hours and contact

73 South College Street, Akron, OH, 44325-4302

Museum and Institute Hours:

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sunday and Monday: Closed

Current health & safety precautions.

Archives: By appointment

Phone: 330-972-7284

Email: ahap@uakron.edu

Parking: Free parking is available in the parking lot adjacent to the building. Visitors can also park in Lot 30 at the corner of College and Market streets. Metered parking is available along South College Street.


 

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