Records, 1906-1979 (inclusive).

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Harvard University. Dept. of Philosophy. Records, 1906-1979 (inclusive).

Records, 1906-1979 (inclusive).

Includes minutes, 1921-1924, of meetings of the Division of Philosophy; and minutes, 1924-1960, of departmental meetings; correspondence of the chairman, including J.H. Woods, and other administrative records relating to such topics as admissions and fellowships, appointments, the Charles S. Peirce bequest, materials relating to William James and Whitehead lecturers. Also correspondence relating to funds. For more detailed information about records, see Harvard Archives LOCATION below.

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Harvard University

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Harvard College was founded by a vote of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts on October 28, 1636 that allocated “400£ towards a schoale or colledge.” Subsequent legislative acts established the Board of Overseers, but it was the Charter of 1650 that created the Harvard Corporation as the College's primary governing board and defined its composition and authority. The College Charter became a contentious target for College officials, the Massachusetts Governor and General C...

Harvard University. Dept. of Philosophy and Psychology.

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Woods, James Haughton, 1864-1935

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Woods graduated from Harvard in 1887 and taught philosophy at Harvard. From the description of Papers of James Haughton Woods, ca. 1860-1961 (inclusive) (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972939 James Haughton Woods (1864-1935), a scholar of Greek and Indic philosophy, graduated from Harvard University in 1887 with an A.B. degree in Philosophy and English composition. He spent most of the next two decades at various institutions in England, continental ...

Harvard University. Dept. of Philosophy.

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The Department of Philosophy was established as a division in 1890-1891 when other divisions and departments were organized within the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. In 1913, the name was changed to philosophy and psychology. In 1934 a separate Department of Psychology was established and the Division of Philosophy became the Division of Philosophy and Psychology. In 1939 the Division of Philosophy and Psychology ceased to exist. From the description of Records, 1906-1979 (inclusive)....

Peirce, Charles S. (Charles Sanders), 1839-1914

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Harvard University. Division of Philosophy.

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