David F. Swenson papers, 1912-1978.


David F. Swenson papers, 1912-1978.

The collection was divided into "Kierkegaard" and Non-Kierkegaard" sections by Swanson's colleague and wife, Lillian Marvin Swenson. Included in the "Non-Kierkegaard" section are materials from Swenson's term on the Minneapolis School Board (1911-1912), from his involvement in the issue of anti-evolution in the Minnesota State Legislature, and from his correspondence with Upton Sinclair on academic freedom. The "Kierkegaard" material in the Swenson collection includes manuscripts of Swenson's translations and reviews of the translations, together with correspondence files.

1.25 linear ft.

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Kierkegaard, Søren, 1813-1855

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Minneapolis Public Schools

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The Urban Area Summer Program and Project Head Start in Minneapolis were tuition free programs aimed at helping children from disadvantaged backgrounds improve their chances for progress in school and subsequent employment by providing them with summer-time learning experiences and activities previously unavailable to them. Money obtained through Title 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 funded the programs. Selection of eligible children was made by teachers, pr...

Swenson, David F. (David Ferdinand), 1876-1940

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David F. Swenson, war born in Kristinehamn, Sweden, graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1898, began teaching in the Philosophy Dept in 1901, and became chairman of the department in 1936. He was an authority on the life and writings of Soren Kierkegaard, and spent much of his professional life translating Kierkegaard's work into English. From the description of David F. Swenson papers, 1912-1978. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63291907 ...