Papers, 1909- [ca. 1970].

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Nef, John U. (John Ulric), 1899-1988. Papers, 1909- [ca. 1970].

Papers, 1909- [ca. 1970].

Contains correspondence; manuscripts of books, articles, and lectures; memoranda; minutes; proofs of books, drawings, and photographs. Material relates to the Departments of History and Economics, the founding and administration of the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, and professional organizations and conferences. Also includes transcripts of lectures by Artur Schnabel and Marc Chagall sponsored by the Committee on Social Thought. Correspondents include Saul Alinsky, William Benton, Elizabeth Borgese, Albert Camus, Marc Chagall, Malcolm Cowley, T.S. Eliot, Robert Hutchins, Julian Huxley, Jacques Maritain, Robert Redfield, Artur Schnabel, Leo Szilard, Arnold Toynbee, Thornton Wilder, and others.

31 linear ft.

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