Finding Aid for the Council for the Study of Mankind Records, 1950-1980

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Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Council for the Study of Mankind Records, 1950-1980

Collection number: 1253

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, June 1980 and Terry Nakazono, July & November 1990
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Amy Shung-Gee Wong, November 2001
© 2000 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Council for the Study of Mankind Records,
Date (inclusive): 1950-1980
Collection number: 1253
Creator: Council for the Study of Mankind (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Extent: 78 boxes (39 linear ft.) 5 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: The Council for the Study of Mankind was an organization based in Santa Monica, California, made up of educators and scholars and associated with civic, professional and business leaders. Their intent was to further understanding to find solutions for the problems facing mankind. The collection consists of correspondence, papers, and printed materials of Gerhard Hirschfeld, John I. Goodlad, and others. Also includes tape recordings, transcripts of lectures, bulletins, card index mailing lists, book collection, committee proceedings, audiotapes, cassette tapes, periodicals, and a motion picture film titled, Wingspread: History of Mankind.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. 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.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

  • Gift of Mrs. Gerhard Hirschfeld, 1980.
  • Gift of John I. Goodlad, 1980.
  • Gift of L. Reiffel, 1981.
  • Gift of Leona Wolff, 1981.
  • Gift of Kees Bolle, 1983.
  • Gift of David K. Himrod, 1989.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Council for the Study of Mankind Records (Collection 1253). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

History

The Council for the Study of Mankind was an organization based in Santa Monica, California, made up of educators and scholars; associated with civic, professional and business leaders, their intent was to further understanding to find solutions for the problems facing mankind; the council's programs included conferences, lectures and publications.

Additional Historical Narrative

The Council for the Study of Mankind was a United States-based organization of educators and scholars associated with civic, professional and business leaders, whose purpose was to further a new approach towards understanding a means of helping to find solutions for the problems facing mankind. The Council's programs have included conferences, lectures and the publication of books. For further general information, see pamphlet published by the Council in the Collections File.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, papers, and printed materials of Gerhard Hirschfeld, John I. Goodlad, and others. Also includes tape recordings, transcripts of lectures, bulletins, card index mailing lists, book collection, committee proceedings, audiotapes, cassette tapes, periodicals, and a motion picture film titled, Wingspread: History of Mankind.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Council for the Study of Mankind (Santa Monica, Calif.)--Archives.
Hirschfeld, Gerhard, 1897-.
Goodlad, John I.


Container List

Box 1

Materials, mostly re Law conference, 1964.

Box 2

History and Mental Health conferences.

Box 3

Technology and Science conferences.

Boxes 4-5

Various conferences.

Boxes 6, 10, 13

Tape recordings.

 

Correspondence with Council Advisors

Box 7

A - Ha

Box 8

Ho - R.

Box 9

S - Z, and deceased advisors files.

Box 9

Philosophy conference.

Box 11

Tape recordings of conferences.

Box 12

Tape recordings, mostly re New York lectures.

Box 13

File folder re book, History and Idea of Mankind.

Box 14

Materials re book on economics.

Box 15

Materials re book on education and Accra, Ghana.

Box 16

Files re Mental Health and Technology conferences.

Boxes 17-18

Lectures.

Box 19

Materials re Chicago Discussion Group.

Box 20

Files re Economics and Mental Health conferences.

Boxes 21-22

Materials re conferences.

Boxes 22-23

Miscellany re the Council.

Abstract: Includes printed items.
Box 24-25

Files of lectures and talks.

Box 26

Bulletins published quarterly by the Council, vol.1-27 (2 complete sets), and index to Bulletin.

 

Correspondence files

Box 27

A - G.

Box 28

H - Sh.

Box 29

Si - Z.

Box 30

Mailing labels.

Box 31

Copies of books published by the Council.

Box 32

Pamphlets and printed materials published by and about the Council.

Flatbox 33

Motion picture film, Wingspread - History of Mankind.

Shoeboxes 34-37

Mailing lists in card index form.

Shoebox 34

Alphabetical, domestic.

Shoebox 35

Alphabetical, domestic, directors/advisors.

Shoebox 36

Geographical, domestic.

Shoebox 37

Geographical, foreign.

Boxes 38-40

Correspondence and papers, ca. 1958-1972.

Note

Material added, July 1980. Donated by Dr. John I. Goodlad.
Boxes 41-50

Book collection relative to the Council.

Note

Material added, July 1980. Donated by Dr. John I. Goodlad.
Boxes 51-52

Correspondence and spare copies of the Bulletin, 1960-1971.

Note

Material added, July 1980. Donated by Dr. John I. Goodlad.
Boxes 53-55

Correspondence and spare copies of the Bulletin, 1960-1971.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, A - Z, with scholars in various foreign countries.

Note

Material added, July 1980. Donated by Dr. John I. Goodlad.
Boxes 56-57

Correspondence and papers of Gerhard Hirschfeld, ca. 1970s.

Note

Material added May 1981. Donated by L. Reiffel, at the request of Mrs. Augusta Hirschfeld.
Box 58

Correspondence, activity reports, Bulletins, prepared papers and printed materials, 1961-1964.

Note

Material added October 1981. Donated by Leona Wolff (Leona M. Bayer).
Box 59

Correspondence and manuscripts, including correspondence of Quincy Wright, Robert Redfield and Robert Ulich.

Note

Material added July 1983. Donated by Professor K. Bolle.
Boxes 60-63

Printed and manuscript materials, including committee proceedings and lectures, grouped mostly by subjects.

Note

Material added July 1983. Donated by Professor K. Bolle.
Box 60

A - C.

Box 61

D - H.

Box 62

I - Pea.

Box 63

Peo - Z.

Box 64

Seminar and discussion group materials.

Box 65

Council's monographs.

Boxes 66-67

Manuscripts of lectures and reports, etc.

Box 68

Printed materials.

Box 69, Folder 1

Essay.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 69, Folder 2

Material relating to Education and the Idea of Mankind.

Physical Description: (Book).

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 69, Folder 3

Books - comment.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 69, Folder 4

Book - People II.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 69, Folder 5

Reviews of The People in Philosophische Forschung, 1976.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 69, Folder 6

Hirschfeld materials in brown folder.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 69, Folders 7-8

Fact, 1935.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 70, Folder 1

Fact, 1936.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 70, Folder 2

UNICEF - Transformation.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 70, Folder 3

People III.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 71, Folder 1

Anthropology and the Idea of Mankind, by Margaret Mead.

Physical Description: (reel to reel tape).

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 71, Folder 2

Conference on Law and Mankind, morning and afternoon sessions, May 15, 1964.

Physical Description: (cassette tapes).

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 71, Folder 3

Conference on Law and Mankind, afternoon session, 1:35 p.m.-3:30 p.m., May 16, 1964.

Physical Description: (reel to reel tape)

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 71, Folder 4

Council for the Study of Mankind meeting, March 23, 1971.

Physical Description: (reel to reel tape)

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 71, Folder 5

Idea of Mankind and Its Global Impact, The Mankind Idea and Its Implications for Education.

Physical Description: (cassette tapes).

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 71, Folder 6

The Conscience of Mankind.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 71, Folder 7, Box 72, Folder 1

The Transformation of Mankind: Seen from the Year 2270 A.D.

Physical Description: [2 folders.]

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 72, Folder 2

Notes on The Law of Human Function.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 72, Folder 3

The Law of Human Function, Section I, Chapter I.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 73, Folder 1

Economic needs, leaders etc., progress qualities, 3 chapters on Mankind.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 73, Folder 2

Moral Mankind Values.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 73, Folder 3

People Facing a New World, Book III, Part One.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 73, Folder 4

1st version, miscellaneous.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 73, Folder 5

Primer (Sages look at mankind).

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 73, Folder 6

A Hymn to God.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 73, Folder 7

Human, non-human, fable, justification, symbols, party.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 73, Folder 8

Scripts for Mankind is All Men and an unidentified script.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 73, Folder 9

Hymn.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 73, Folder 10

Jeremiah.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 74, Folder 1

Hymn to God.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 74, Folder 2

Hymn to God.

Physical Description: 2 copies.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 74, Folder 3

Illusions.

Physical Description: folder 1 of 4.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 74, Folder 4

Econumanity.

Physical Description: folder 2 of 4.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 74, Folder 5

IDO [International Democratic Organization].

Physical Description: folder 3 of 4.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 74, Folder 6

ITTA correspondence, studies.

Physical Description: folder 4 of 4.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 74, Folder 7

Director' meeting report, holograph notes on unidentified plays, 1965 and n.d.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 75, Folder 1

Nation I.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 75, Folder 2

A record of activities (booklet), 1963.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 75, Folder 3

Advertising.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 75, Folder 4

Several plays.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 75, Folder 5

The Conscience of Mankind.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 75, Folder 6

[Untitled].

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 75, Folder 7

Talk.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 75, Folder 8

People III: Challenge and Response (work copy).

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 76, Folder 1

Part 2 A Mankind Learning and Training Program.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 76, Folder 2

Second campaign.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 76, Folder 3

Writing lectures.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 76, Folder 4

A Fable.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 76, Folder 5

On the Causes of War.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 76, Folder 6

Mankind miscellaneous.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 77, Folder 1

Hymn to God.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 77, Folder 2

North American Review, 1932-1933.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 77, Folder 3

The People II - comments.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 77, Folder 4

Book III - The People and the Mankind Oriented Society.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 77, Folder 5

re Mankind morality.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 77, Folder 6

Rewriting Book II.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 78, Folder 1

5 chapters re mankind education.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 78, Folder 2

An Essay on Mankind I.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 78, Folder 3

The People and the Mankind-oriented Society.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 78, Folder 4

A - M.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 78, Folder 5

1) The People Book III: The People and Mankind-oriented Society, 2) Mankind Training School.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 79, Folder 1

The People Book III: Challenge and Response, III.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 79, Folder 2

Book II, The People: Growth and Survival.

Abstract: (Unused material - preface, chapter I).

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 79, Folder 3

Values of Mankind (poems).

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 79, Folder 4

10. Moving.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 79, Folder 5

Book II, comments (revision).

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 79, Folder 6

Hanover project.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 79, Folder 7

Poems (revised), Values of Mankind.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 80, Folder 1

Monographs on the Idea of Mankind, for high school teachers.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 80, Folder 2

Teaching the Concept of Mankind in World History.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 80, Folder 3

Anthropology and the Idea of Mankind.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 80, Folder 4

A Pilot Project in Teaching Universal World History in Twelve High Schools.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 80, Folder 5

Reflections on the Mankind Perspective in World History.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 80, Folder 6

History and the Idea of Mankind.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 80, Folder 7

Teaching the Concept of Mankind in World History.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 80, Folder 8

Writing style.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 80, Folder 9

Drama.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 80, Folder 10

Anthropological conference - mankind session. Chicago, 1968.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 81, Folder 1

Names.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 81, Folder 2

Ford Foundation grant.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 81, Folder 3

Johnson Foundation.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 81, Folder 4

Mankind Incorporated Incorporated.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 81, Folder 5

Steering Committee.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 81, Folder 6

Board meetings - directors.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 81, Folder 7

Idea, 1972-1974.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 81, Folder 8

Board of directors (old).

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 81, Folder 9

Time Incorporated, 1937-1938.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 81, Folder 10

Writing.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 81, Folder 11

Readers' letters.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 82, Folder 1

Items of interest.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 82, Folder 2

Bulletin no.31.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 82, Folder 3

Copyright forms.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 82, Folder 4

Publishers.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 82, Folder 5

Essay on mankind - book publishing expense.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 82, Folder 6

Writing business.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 82, Folder 7

Personal writing.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 82, Folder 8

Book publishers, royalties, etc.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 82, Folder 9

Articles correspondence.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 82, Folder 10

North American Review, 1931-1932.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 82, Folder 11

North American Review, 1933.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 83, Folder 1

North American Review, 1934.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 83, Folder 2

North American Review, 1934-1935.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 83, Folder 3

Education and the Idea of Mankind from The School Review, Social Studies in the Elementary Schools from Indiana Social Studies Quarterly, articles on Albert Schweitzer, calendar, 1965-1975.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 83, Folder 4

Mankind Conscience work file.

Note

Material added 1990.
Box 83, Folder 5

Essay.

Note

Material added 1990.