Horace M. Kallen papers


Kallen, Horace Meyer, 1882-1974. Horace M. Kallen papers, 1902-1975.

Horace M. Kallen papers


Correspondence, manuscripts, newsclippings, reports, speeches, papers, and miscellaneous items. Subjects include adult education, civil rights, consumer education, Jewish education, Israel, philosophy, religion, and Zionism. Notable correspondents include Louis D. Brandeis, T.S. Eliot, George Santayana, William James, John Dewey, Jacob de Haas, Rachel Brooks, Stephen S. Wise, and Van Meter Ames.

38.5 linear feet (96 Hollinger boxes)

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