Ruth Nanda Anshen Papers 1938-1986.

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Ruth Nanda Anshen Papers, 1938-1986.

Ruth Nanda Anshen Papers 1938-1986.

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Salk, Jonas Edward, 1914-1995

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Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978

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Kenneth Clark was an art historian and a patron of the arts. He was born in London, and educated at Winchester and Trinity College, Oxford, where he gained a second class in modern history. In the autumn of 1925, art historian Bernard Berenson asked him to assist him in the revision of his corpus of Florentine drawings. In 1929 he was offered the task of cataloguing Leonardo da Vinci's drawings held at Windsor Castle. In 1931 he was appointed keeper of the Department of Fine Art at the Ashmolean...

Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980

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Erich Fromm (1900-1980) was a psychoanalyst, author, educator, and social philosopher. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1934. In New York Fromm was associated (until 1939) with the International Institute for Social Research. Fromm authored numerous books including Escape from Freedom which won him acclaim as an author of great brilliance and originality. From the guide to the Erich Fromm papers, 1929-1949, 1932-1949, (The New York Public Librar...

Piaget, Jean, 1896-1980

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Jean Piaget (1896-1980) was educated at the Universities of Neuch tel, Zurich and Paris. He was Professor of Philosophy at Neuch tel, 1926-9, Professor of Child Psychology and History of Scientific Thought at the University of Geneva, 1929-37, and Professor of General Psychology at the University of Lausanne, 1937-54. From 1929 onwards he was Director of the International Bureau of Education and co-Director of the Institute of Scientific Education from 1933. From the guide to the Pap...

Anshen, Ruth Nanda

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Ruth Nanda Anshen (1900-2003) was a philosopher, author, and editor. In 1958, she established the Anshen-Columbia University Seminars on the Nature of Man, which attracted prominent scientists, theologians, writers, artists, world leaders and philosophers. Dr. Anshen edited over one hundred works in fields ranging from physics and biology to philosophy, education, psychology, and esthetics, and wrote many books herself, including The Anatomy...

Beard, Charles Austin, 1874-1948

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American historian and educator From the guide to the Charles Austin Beard letters, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Historian, political scientist. From the description of Austin Charles Beard letters, 1929-1939. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 465279213 Charles Austin Beard was born in 1874 and died in 1948. He was a political science professor and historian at Columbia Univer...

Jaspers, Karl, 1883-1969

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Clark, John Maurice, 1884-1963

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Professor of economics, Columbia University, 1922-1953. Clark was associated with the N.R.A., 1934-1935, National Resources Planning Board, 1939-1940, O.P.A., 1940-1943, Commission on Freedom of the Press, 1944-1947, and the Attorney General's National Committee to Study Anti-Trust Laws, 1953-1954. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1920]-1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376974 ...

Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978

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James Bryant Conant (1893-1978) was a chemist, educator and public servant. Conant taught chemistry at Harvard from 1917-1933; he served as Harvard's president from 1933-1953. He was the national director of defense research from 1941-1945, and was instrumental in the creation of the atomic bomb. He continued as President of Harvard until 1953, at which time he was made United States High Commissioner for Germany. When allied military occupation of Germany ended in 1955, Conant became the U.S. A...

Howe, Irving.

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Wertheimer, Max, 1880-1943

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Max Wertheimer (1880-1943) was a German psychologist, philosopher and co-founder of Gestalt psychology. From 1912 to 1918 at the university in Frankfurt, he formulated the Gestalt theory with Wolfgang Köhler and Kurt Koffka. In 1933 Wertheimer emigrated to the United States, where he assumed a professorship at the New School for Social Research in New York City. He was also a guest lecturer at Princeton and Columbia universities. He wrote a number of essays and articles, and from 1921 to 1935 ed...

Barzun, Jacques, 1907-

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Author, historian, editor, university administrator, and a member of the faculty of Columbia University since 1927. C.U.: A.B. (1927) & Ph.D. (1932). From the description of Jacques Barzun papers, ca.1900-1999. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 265033358 Author, historian, editor, university administrator, and a member of the faculty of Columbia University since 1927. C.U.: A.B. (1927) & Ph. D. (1932). From the description...

Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975

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English biologist. From the description of Typed letter signed : London, to Mr. Heineman, 1928 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555836 British biologist, philosopher, and popularizer of science; b. Julian Sorell Huxley. From the description of Papers, 1899-1980. (Rice University). WorldCat record id: 86118827 From the description of Julian Sorell Huxley papers, 1899-1980. (Rice University). WorldCat record id: 28418189 Jul...

Cousins, Norman

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Biography Cousins was born on June 24, 1915 in Union Hill, New Jersey; attended Teachers College, Columbia University; began working at New York post as the education editor, 1934-35; worked at Current history as book reviewer, literary editor, and managing editor, 1935-40; married Eleanor (Ellen) Kopf in 1939; executive editor (1940-42), and editor-in-chief (1942-71) of Saturday Review Of Literature, later known as Saturday Review; editor of...

Macleish, Archibald

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Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982) was an American poet. Kaiser is a professor of comparative literature at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Walter Jacob Kaiser, 1955-1957 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367921 MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard (1949-1962). From the description of Scratch : manu...

Dewey, John, 1859-1952

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John Dewey was born on October 20, 1859 in Burlington, Vermont and graduated in 1879 from The University of Vermont. After graduation Dewey taught high school and published in the Journal of Speculative Philosophy. In 1884 Dewey resumed his studies and earned a Ph. D. from John Hopkins University. Although he taught and remained primarily at Columbia University, he also taught or lectured at the University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of California, Imp...

Chomsky, Noam

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Avram Noam Chomsky (1928- ) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, author, lecturer and political activist. Beginning with his opposition to the Vietnam War, he established himself as a prominent critic of U.S. foreign and domestic policy. Chomsky has become a profoundly influential voice on the left, lecturing widely and publishing numerous books on foreign policy, Mideast politics and related subjects. His self-professed commitment to freedom has le...

Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965

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Government attorney, prof. of law, legal scholar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In service of Federal Gov't., 1906-1914, 1917-1919 in N.Y.? prof. of law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1914-1939; U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1939-1962. Author of books and articles on legal and related topics. Recipient of numerous honorary degrees. Visiting prof., Oxford Univ., England, 1933-1934. From the description of Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-19...