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John B. Watson (1878-1958)

John Broadus Watson was an American psychologist who established the psychological school of behaviorism. He graduated from Furman University in 1899.

Archival Material:

Furmaniana (secondary) material on John B. Watson 

Folder 1. Article by Watson

Folder 2. Articles about Watson

Folder 3. Batesville Institute Historical Marker

Folder 4. Biographical Information

Folder 5. Correspondence file, Furman Library

Folder 6. Furman course catalog references to Watson

Folder 7. Furman University Psychology Club Journal

Folder 8. Genealogical Information

Folder 9. Induction into S.C. Hall of Science and Technology

Folder 10. John B. Watson Home Historical marker

Folder 11. John Broadus Watson Symposium, 1979

Folder 12. Miscellaneous material

Folder 13. Papers/speeches about Watson

Folder 14. Photographs

Folder 15. Reviews of books about Watson

Digital Images 

Books About Watson 

Books by Watson

Audio from John B. Watson Symposium, April 5-6, 1979

  • "John B. Watson : man and myth," Address by James V. McConnell, April 5, 1979, Call No. MISCD00056 
  • "Applied behavioralism since J. B. Watson," Address by Fred S. Keller, April 6, 1979, Call No. MISCD00057 
  • "What John B. Watson meant to me," Address by B. F. Skinner, April 6, 1979, Call No. MISCD00058
  • D.E. Smith interview on John Broadus Watson, Call No. MISCD00062 
  • Mary Thomason interview, Call No. MISCD00063 
  • Symposium dinner, April 5, 1979, Call No. MISCD00064

Web Site - "Meet John B. Watson", Furman Psychology Department Alumni