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Finding Aid for the John Harvey Furbay papers, 1936-1939
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Description
John Harvey Furbay (1903-1999) was a professor, professional consultant, and college administrator who worked and studied in both the United States and Africa. The collection consists of Furbay's letters, educational and politically related ephemera, and personal papers.
Background
John Harvey Furbay was born on September 23, 1903 in Mt. Gilead, Ohio. He obtained his B.S. from Asbury College in 1924, his M.A. from New York University in 1927, and his Ph.D. from Yale University in 1931. Furbay became a professor of biology and education and taught at Taylor University from 1927-29 and again from 1931-33. He also taught at the College of Emporia from 1933-35. Furbay was later president of the College of West Africa, Monrovia, Liberia from 1935-39. In addition to his career in education, Furbay was also an educational consultant with General Motors from 1957-81. His publications include World Without Strangers (1955), The Shape of Things to Come (1961), and Spotlight on Africa (1960).
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
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.