Taylor, Harold, 1914-1993

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Harold Taylor (1914-1993) was appointed the third president of Sarah Lawrence College at the age of 30 in 1945. He is known as one of the most provocative and original thinkers in the field of American education. While at Sarah Lawrence College, Taylor also taught philosophy at Sarah Lawrence and the New School for Social Research. During his tenure at Sarah Lawrence, Taylor developed a number of experimental educational programs and launched an experimental teacher preparation program. During attacks on academic freedom by the American Legion and the Senate Internal Security Subcommittee, Taylor was a vigorous leader in the struggle to maintain academic freedom. Taylor retired from Sarah Lawrence in 1959. He died in 1993.

From the description of Harold Taylor Papers, 1938-1993. (Sarah Lawrence College). WorldCat record id: 60686908

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creatorOf Taylor, Harold, 1914-1993. [Harold J. Taylor speaking to Sarah Lawrence College alumnae/i] [sound recording]. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
referencedIn Embree, Edwin R. (Edwin Rogers), 1883-1950. Edwin Rogers Embree papers, 1903-1956 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Marguerite Yourcenar papers, 1920-1986. Houghton Library
creatorOf Trinkaus, Charles Edward, 1911-1999. Charles Trinkaus Papers, 1930-1999 Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
creatorOf Singer, Andre, 1907-. Andre Singer Papers, 1907-1996. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
creatorOf Taylor, Harold, 1914-1993. Harold Taylor Papers, 1938-1993. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
referencedIn Marguerite Yourcenar additional papers, 1842-1996. Houghton Library
referencedIn Edwin Rogers Embree papers, 1903-1956 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Embree, Edwin Rogers, 1883-1950. Edwin Rogers Embree papers, 1903-1956 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library
referencedIn Marshall, Lenore, 1897-1971. Papers, 1887-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Otto, Max Carl, 1876- . Papers, 1860-1963. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Taylor, Harold, 1914-1993. [Talk to Friends of the Library at Sarah Lawrence College] [sound recording] / by Harold Taylor. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
referencedIn Scott Millross Buchanan papers, 1911-1972. Houghton Library
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associatedWith American Jewish Committee corporateBody
associatedWith American Legion National Americanism Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith American Legion New York. corporateBody
associatedWith Aron, Paul Harvey, 1921-1991 person
associatedWith Bozeman, Adda B. (Adda Bruemmer), 1908- person
correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
correspondedWith Buchanan, Scott Millross, 1895-1968 person
associatedWith Cousins, Norman person
associatedWith Embree, Edwin R. (Edwin Rogers), 1883-1950. person
associatedWith Ferry, W. H. (Wilbur Hugh) person
associatedWith Garcia-Lorca, Isabel person
associatedWith Goldman, Irving, 1911-2002. person
associatedWith Graves, Marion Coats, 1885-1962 person
associatedWith Hohly, Harold person
associatedWith Johnson, Alvin, 1897-1984 person
associatedWith Joseph, Alice. person
associatedWith Kohlberg, Alfred, 1887-1960 person
associatedWith Lynd, Helen Merrell, 1896-1982. person
associatedWith MacCracken, H. N. (Henry Noble), b. 1880 person
associatedWith Marshall, Lenore, 1897-1971. person
associatedWith Meiklejohn, Alexander, 1872-1964 person
associatedWith Otto, Max Carl, 1876- . person
associatedWith Raushenbush, Esther person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 person
associatedWith Sarah Lawrence College corporateBody
associatedWith Sarah Lawrence College Board of Trustees. corporateBody
associatedWith Sarah Lawrence College Presidents. corporateBody
associatedWith Sarah Lawrence College President's Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Singer, Andre, 1907- person
associatedWith Slonim, Marc, 1894-1976 person
associatedWith Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995. person
associatedWith Trilling, Lionel, 1905-1975 person
associatedWith Trinkaus, Charles Edward, 1911-1999. person
associatedWith Woodhull, Daniel Ellis, 1908- person
correspondedWith Yourcenar, Marguerite. person
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Bronxville (N.Y.)
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Education
Veterans--Education
Minorities--Education (Higher)
Educational fund raising
McCarthyism--1940-1950
Academic freedom
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Birth 1914

Death 1993

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