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Inventory of the Ruth Horel Caskey Collection: David Seabury and Human Potential
GTU 2017-05-01  
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Description
The collection contains materials from David Seabury and the David Seabury School of Psychology, as well as materials from various human potential organizations. Ruth Horel Caskey was the assistant to Seabury from 1944 until his death in 1960. He was a popular writer on psychological topics, usually with a Christian angle. The collection also includes human potential, religious and occult materials.
Background
Ruth Horel Caskey (1895-1980) was born in Arcata, California. Her parents were Francis R. and Lois Horel. Her father was a medical doctor at the Arcata Sanatorium. She received a BA degree from University of California at Berkeley in 1917 and a Masters in Dental Pathology in 1918. She married Dr. Charles Rice Caskey in Oklahoma City in 1920. He worked in Dr. Horel's practice in Arcata from 1922 through 1927, when they moved to Los Angeles. They divorced in 1942. She later became an officer in California's Divorcees Anonymous. She continued as a social worker, a position she had taken in 1931.
Extent
9.2 linear feet (9 record boxes and 1 2” box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Graduate Theological Union. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Graduate Theological Union as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.