NOTICE: The CCHP is closed December 25 - January 3. Regular hours resume on January 5.
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.
Interested in our collections? Search and view them online.
With 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.
Patrons have remote access to our collections through Cummings Center for the History of Psychology's Digital Collections. Read more at the CHP Blog or visit the repository to browse or search the collections.
The Cummings Center for the History of Psychology now hosts and manages a popular website created by Malcolm Macmillan, author of the award-winning book An Odd Kind of Fame: Stories of Phineas Gage (MIT Press, 2000). Macmillan, an Australian scholar at Melbourne University, is widely known as an expert on the story of Phineas Gage.