Bourne, Randolph Silliman, 1886-1918

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Author and philosopher.

From the description of Autograph letter, autograph note, and typed letter, all signed : various places, to Herbert J. Seligmann, 1916 June 10 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870388

Randolph Silliman Bourne was a radical leftist intellectual and essayist. He was born in Bloomfield, New Jersey in 1886. His difficult birth left him with facial scars from a forceps delivery whch, couples with a bout of spinal tuberculosis at the age of four left him scarred and hunchbacked. His essay "The Handicapped-- By One of Them" is a foundational essay in disability studies.

Bourne attended Columbia Unviersity where he studied under John Dewey and Charles Beard. He earned his bachelor of arts degree in 1912 and a master's in 1913. He is best known for his essays in The Seven Arts and The New Republic that sharply criticized U.S. involvement in World War I and that took American intellectuals, notbaly his former mentor John Dewey, to task for their support of U.S. interventionist policy.

Randolph Bourne died of the flu on December 19, 1918.

From the guide to the Randolph Silliman Bourne Papers, 1910-1966., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, )

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referencedIn Dial/Scofield Thayer papers, 1879-1982, 1920-1925 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Bourne, Randolph Silliman, 1886-1918. A study of the 'suburbanizing' of a town, and the effects of the process upon its social life. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Schlissel, Lillian. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1964. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Alyse Gregory papers, 1888-1982, 1939-1967 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant papers, 1903-1965 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Gregory, Alyse, 1884-1967. Alyse Gregory papers, 1888-1982 (bulk 1939-1967). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Bourne, Randolph. Autograph letter, autograph note, and typed letter, all signed : various places, to Herbert J. Seligmann, 1916 June 10 and [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Bourne, Randolph Silliman, 1886-1918. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1911-1919. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Lucien Price correspondence and compositions, 1908-1960. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Thayer, Scofield, b. 1889. Dial/Scofield Thayer papers, 1879-1982 (bulk 1920-1925). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Schwerin, Jules Victor. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1946. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Bourne, Randolph Silliman, 1886-1918. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1917. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Sergeant, Elizabeth Shepley, 1881-1965. Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant papers, 1903-1965. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Messitte, Blanche. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1937. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Macmahon, Arthur W. (Arthur Whittier), 1890-1980. Papers, [ca. 1911]-1977. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Bourne, Randolph Silliman, 1886-1918. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1915-1918. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Elsie Clews Parsons Papers, 1880-1980 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Gregory, Alyse, 1884-1967. Alyse Gregory papers, 1888-1982 (bulk 1939-1967). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Seidenberg, Roderick, 1889-1973. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1912-1971, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Randolph Silliman Bourne Papers, 1910-1966. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941. Papers, [ca. 1882]-1978. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn de Lima, Agnes. Agnes de Lima collection of Alyse Gregory, 1924-1968 (bulk 1939-1967). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn John Reed papers, 1903-1967. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Erskine, John, 1879-1951. John Erskine papers, [ca. 1890]-1951. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Bourne, Randolph Silliman, 1886-1918. Collection, 1913-1917. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963. Correspondence : with Carl Zigrosser, 1953-1968. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Gregory, Alyse, 1884-1967. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1919-1967. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn de Lima, Agnes. Agnes de Lima collection of Alyse Gregory, 1924-1968 (bulk 1939-1967). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Teall, Dorothy. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1932-1935, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Bourne, Randolph Silliman, 1886-1918. Randolph Silliman Bourne papers, [ca. 1910]-1966. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company reader reports on manuscripts submitted for publication, 1882-1931. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Moreau, John. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1963-1964. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Agnes de Lima collection of Alyse Gregory, 1924-1968, 1939-1967 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963. person
associatedWith Burroughs, John, 1837-1921. person
associatedWith Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916. person
associatedWith Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936. person
associatedWith Columbia College (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith De Lima, Agnes. person
associatedWith Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939. person
associatedWith Erskine, John, 1879-1951. person
associatedWith Gregory, Alyse, 1884-1967. person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971. person
associatedWith Keppel, Frederick P. (Frederick Paul), 1875-1943. person
associatedWith Kilmer, Joyce, 1886-1918. person
associatedWith King, Florence. person
associatedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925. person
associatedWith Macmahon, Arthur W. (Arthur Whittier), 1890-1980. person
associatedWith Messitte, Blanche. person
associatedWith Moreau, John. person
associatedWith Moreau, John. person
associatedWith Moreau, John. person
associatedWith Murray, Edward. person
associatedWith Pankhurst, E. Sylvia (Estelle Sylvia), 1882-1960. person
associatedWith Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941. person
associatedWith Pierpont Morgan Library. Seligmann Collection. corporateBody
correspondedWith Price, Lucien, 1883-1964 person
associatedWith Reed, John, 1887-1920 person
associatedWith Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935. person
associatedWith Schlissel, Lillian. person
associatedWith Schwerin, Jules Victor. person
associatedWith Seidenberg, Roderick, 1889-1973. person
associatedWith Seligmann, Herbert J., person
associatedWith Sergeant, Elizabeth Shepley, 1881-1965. person
associatedWith Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. person
associatedWith Swarthmore College. Peace Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Teall, Dorothy. person
associatedWith Teall, Dorothy. person
associatedWith Thayer, Scofield, b. 1889. person
associatedWith Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. person
associatedWith Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924. person
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Birth 1886-05-30

Death 1918-12-22

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