NOTICE: The CCHP is closed Monday, September 7.

Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology

THE DRS. NICHOLAS AND DOROTHY CUMMINGS

Center for the History of Psychology

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

The Center houses a museum of psychology as well as the Archives of the History of American Psychology and provides a variety of educational programs for the public.

Interested in our collections? Search and view them online.

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News about the Center

CCHP under Construction

The CCHP is expanding to the 2nd floor! Construction continues through Summer 2016. The museum is open until further notice. Research appointments are closed. Please contact the reference department at ahap@uakron.edu with questions.

The parking lot adjacent to the building is closed. Designated visitor parking is available in Lot 30 (250 E. Market Street - at the corner of Market and College streets). Additional metered parking is available across from the CCHP on S. College Street. Check back for updates as construction progresses.


Gift secures Center's future

Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy CummingsWith a historic gift from Drs. Nicholas A. and Dorothy M. Cummings of $3.5 million -- following an earlier $1.5 million gift -- the Center for the History of Psychology has its future secured and will be renamed the Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology.