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Guide to the Papers Relating to the Loyalty Oath Controversy, University of California, 1949-1956
BANC MSS C-B 1036  
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    Collection Title: Papers Relating to the Loyalty Oath Controversy, University of California,
    Date (inclusive): 1949-1956
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 1036
    Creator: Tolman, Edward Chace, 1886-1959
    Extent: Number of containers: 3 boxes
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: Copies and drafts of letters written by him; letters to him from colleagues, his attorney, and sympathizers; copies of statements made by him, and by other individuals and groups relating to academic freedom; legal documents in Tolman v. Underhill...and Kelley v. Regents...and related cases; printed material (pamphlets, articles, bulletins, etc.); clippings.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Papers relating to the loyalty oath controversy, University of California, BANC MSS C-B 1036, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Related Collections

    • Records of the Group for Academic Freedom, of which Tolman was chairman was retained in Archives.

    Scope and Content

    Edward Chace Tolman, professor of psychology, University of California, Berkeley, was the foremost leader among the faculty in the protest against the loyalty oath.
    These papers were transferred from the University Archives to The Bancroft Library Manuscripts Division in 1966. Related material--records of the Group for Academic Freedom, of which Tolman was chairman was retained in Archives.