Correspondence, 1860-1979.

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Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966. Correspondence, 1860-1979.

Correspondence, 1860-1979.

The WEH general correspondence series includes over 6000 correspondents and reflects all aspects of Hocking's life and work, both professional and personal. Correspondents include: Pearl S. Buck, John Dewey, Edmund Husserl, William James, Carl Jung, Hugo Münsterberg, George Herbert Palmer, Josiah Royce, Alfred North Whitehead, and many others. Correspondence with his wife, Agnes Hocking, is separated into its own series. Other correspondence series include: letters to and from Agnes Hocking, both her personal and professional interests, including Shady Hill School and her extensive correspondence with writer Clarence Day; Hocking family correspondence; and "Correspondence of others" consisting of third party correspondence gathered from other sections of the papers.

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Harvard University

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Day, Clarence, 1874-1935

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Author and illustrator Clarence Day, best known for his book Life With Father, was born in New York City on November 18, 1874. He graduated from Yale College in 1896, then worked in his father's brokerage house and served briefly in the U. S. Navy. In 1898 he was stricken with rheumatoid arthritis. He traveled for some years in search of a cure, then settled in New York, where he became active in the alumni affairs of Yale College and launched his writing career. Day's essays, book reviews, shor...

Dewey, John, 1859-1952

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Münsterberg, Hugo, 1863-1916

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Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966

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Hocking graduated in 1901 and taught philosophy at Harvard. From the description of Philosophy D : technique of thought and of argument. [1942-1943] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512457 From the description of Papers of William Ernest Hocking, 1927-1949 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973067 Hocking was a professor of philosophy at Harvard University. Together with his wife, Agnes Hocking, they founded the Shady Hill School. ...

Shady Hill School (Cambridge, Mass.)

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Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973

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Pearl S. Buck was the daughter of American missionary parents, and spent the first seventeen years of her life in China. Her third novel, The Good Earth, won the Pulitzer Prize, and a Nobel Prize for literature followed, citing The Good Earth as well as her biographies of her parents. Critical reception for her works has been mixed since these early successes. A prolific and optimistic author, most of her fiction is set in China, and she displays great affection for the place and her characters....

Jung, C.G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961

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Psychoanalyst and author. From the description of Letter, 1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34149490 Psychologist and psychiatrist. From the description of C.G. Jung papers, 1909-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983585 Epithet: Professor psychologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x0000da Swiss psychoanalyst. From the description of C.G. Ju...

Royce, Josiah,

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Husserl, Edmund, 1859-1938

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Philosopher, 1859-1938 From the guide to the Edmund Husserl Collection, 1921, 1929, (Leo Baeck Institute Archives) ...

Whitehead, Alfred North, 1861-1947

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Whitehead received an honorary degree from Harvard in 1926 and taught philosophy at Harvard. Guy Emerson was a banker. From the guide to the Alfred North Whitehead letters to Guy Emerson, 1944-1947., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Whitehead received an honorary degree from Harvard in 1926 and taught philosophy at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Alfred North Whitehead, 1924-1945 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCa...

Palmer, George Herbert, 1842-1933

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Palmer (Harvard, A.B., 1864), taught philosophy and served as Overseer at Harvard. From the description of Papers of George Herbert Palmer, 1931-1932 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972831 Professor of Philosophy, Harvard, 1873-1913. From the description of Lectures on the historical development of ethics, chiefly in England. Delivered in 1885-1886 at Harvard College, by G.H. Palmer. Reported by M.C. Ayres [1885-1886]. (University of Mich...

Hocking family.

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James, William, 1842-1910

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William James was the preeminent American philosopher of his day. His reinterpretations of psychology and pragmatism were among his major contributions to world thought, and his work continues to reward study and inspire analysis. From the description of William James letter to A.G. Dew-Smith, 1883 Dec. 1. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50757824 From the description of William James letter to Violet Paget, 1908 July 29. (Pennsylvania State Uni...

Hocking, Agnes.

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