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    Lifwynn Foundation Eye-Movement Camera Records, 1938-1954.
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    Lifwynn Foundation (creator).
    Lifwynn Foundation Eye-Movement Camera Records, 1938-1954.
    Uniform Title: 
    Look (magazine)
    Phy. Description: 
    0.5 cu. ft.: 4 boxes.
    Digital Reference: 
    Finding aid
    Bio / His Notes: 
    These records document the development of the Lifwynn Eye-Movement Camera, devised and built by Dr. Henry Roger in his laboratory at Sand Hook, Connecticut. Charles Robinson assisted in the development and construction of the electrical features. The registration and analysis of eye movements was undertaken as part of the study of the physiological alterations related to neurotic disorders.
    Scope and Content: 
    Includes file memoranda on meetings and correspondence between the Lifwynn Foundation for Laboratory Research in Analytical and Social Psychiatry Incorporated, and in particular, Hans Syz, M.D., Secretary, and various doctors, psychologists, and other professionals in the subject field, and various U.S. military departments, regarding either the eye movement camera or research projects using it.
    Includes information on Look magazine's eye camera tests of magazine advertising.
    Transferred from the Division of Medical Sciences, 1983/04/29.
    Finding aids: 
    Container list.
    Cite as: 
    Lifwynn Foundation Eye-Movement Camera Records, 1938-1954, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
    Photography, Medical -- 1930-1960
    Photography, Ophthalmic -- 1930-1960
    Psychology -- 1930-1960
    Psychologists -- 1930-1960
    Cameras -- 1930-1960
    Eye -- Movements -- Photographic measurements -- 1930-1960.
    Neuroses -- 1930-1960
    Advertising -- 1930-1960
    Subject - Geographical: 
    Sand Hook (Conn.)
    Roger, Henry (inventor).
    Robinson, Charles (electrical engineer)
    Buswell, Guy
    Luce, L. E.
    Thompson, H. A.
    Burrow, L. Trigant
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453.
    Local Number: 
    316465 (NMAH Acc.)
    Syz, Hans (author).
    Medical Sciences, Division of, NMAH, SI (collector).
    Item Information
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    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0020Add Copy to MyList

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