Philosophy of history : Notes on books read : manuscript, ca. 1906-1916.
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Norman Kemp Smith was born in Dundee, Scotland. In 1906 he was interviewed by Woodrow Wilson, then President of Princeton University, for the Chair of Psychology there. He was appointed, and spent the period from 1906 to 1916 at Princeton, coming to be Chairman of the department of Philosophy and Psychology in 1913; and McCosh Professor of Philosophy in 1914. During this period he wrote his COMMENTARY TO KANT'S CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON (1918). From the description of Philosophy of his...
The collection documents the physical expansion of the University from its earliest period through the acquisition of large tracts of land in the 20th century, including the properties around Carnegie Lake and numerous farms. Early records document transactions with such Princeton University notables as Nathaniel Fitz Randolph, John Witherspoon, Walter Minto, John and Richard Stockton, and John Maclean. For the most part, the papers consist of standard legal documents with detailed descriptions ...