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Donald Kalish papers, ca. 1940-2000
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Description
Donald Kalish (December 4, 1919-June 8, 2000) was UCLA professor of philosophy and indefatigable critic of U.S. foreign policy in countries from Southeast Asia to Central America. The collection consists of philosophy course materials, correspondence and scrapbooks that contain detailed information on: University Committee on Vietnam, Peace Action Council, Vietnam War protests, firing and retention of Angela Davis, Concerned Faculty of UCLA.
Background
Donald Kalish was born Dec. 4, 1919 in Chicago, IL; BA, University of California, Berkeley, 1943; MA University of California, Berkeley, 1945; Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley; lecturer, assistant professor, associate professor, and professor of philosophy, UCLA, 1949-1990; chairman, UCLA Dept. of Philosophy, 1964-1970; helped create UCLA program in logic and semantics; founder Concerned Faculty of UCLA; member University Committee on Vietnam; vice chairman Peace Action Council, Los Angeles; hired Angela Davis to faculty of UCLA Dept. of Philosophy, 1969; protested Sept. 1969 firing of Davis by University of California Board of Regents; died June 8, 2000 in Los Angeles, CA.
Extent
458.0 linear ft. (229 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.