Scope and Content
Title: Clarence Irving Lewis Papers ,
Date (inclusive): 1933-1967
Collection number: Special Collections M0174
Lewis, Clarence Irving, 1883-1964.
14.5 linear ft.
Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain
permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
Gift of Andrew K. Lewis, 1966, 1980; articles about Lewis given by Fernando R. Molina, 1982.
[Identification of item] Clarence Irving Lewis Papers , M0174, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries,
Scope and Content
This collection contains: the correspondence of CLARENCE IRVING Lewis, PHILOSOPHY PROFESSOR (or about Lewis) dating from 1953
through 1967; the lecture notes Lewis used for his Philosophy courses; the manuscripts of Lewis' books such as
Mind and the World Order; manuscripts of Lewis' papers; reprints of writings by and about Lewis; annotated/(by Lewis) books of Philosophy such as Kants
Critique of Judgment; a bibliography of Philosophic works used by Lewis (on index cards). An extensive listing of the material is contained in the
notebook by Robb Crist.
Clarence Irving Lewis - Professor of Philosophy
Born April 12, 1883, Stoneham Massachusetts
Education AB Harvard, 1906 PhD 1910 LHD University of Chicago 1941
Married Mabel Maxwell Graves, Jan. 1, 1907 Children: Irving Maxwell, Margaret Maxwell, David Edson, Andrew Kittredge
Teacher High School English 1905-6
Instructor University of Colorado, 1906-8 (English)
Inst. and Asst. Prof. University of California 1911 - 20 (Philosophy)
Lecturer & Asst. Prof. & Prof. of Philosophy Harvard, 1920 -
Member of: American Philosophic Association, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Philosophic Society, British
Academy, Phi Beta Kappa
Author of: Survey of Symbolic Logic, 1918 Mind and the World Order 1929 Symbolic Logic with C.H. Langford) 1932 An Analysis
of Knowledge and Valuation 1946