Guide to the Letters received protesting against the loyalty oath at the University of California and Professor Loewenberg's dismissal, 1950-1951

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Guide to the Letters Received Protesting against the Loyalty Oath at the University of California and Professor Loewenberg's Dismissal, 1950-1951

Collection number: BANC MSS 68/4 c

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Letters Received Protesting against the Loyalty Oath at the University of California and Professor Loewenberg's Dismissal,
Date (inclusive): 1950-1951
Collection Number: BANC MSS 68/4 c
Creator: Mackay, Donald Sage, 1892-1951
Extent: Number of portfolio: 1
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.
Languages Represented: English

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[Identification of item], Letters Received Protesting against the loyalty oath at the University of California and Professor Loewenberg's dismissal, BANC MSS 68/4 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

This small group of papers was transferred to the Manuscripts Division from Archives July 11, 1967. The letters received were in response to one sent out by Professor Mackay, stating Professor Loewenberg's case, to the members of Departments of Philosphy of various colleges and universities, to philosophical organizations and to colleagues. The letters are arranged alphabetically by author or organization. A partial list of correspondents follows.

Partial List of Correspondents

 

American Philosophical Association. Eastern Division

 

Letter, Dec. 30, 1950, by Milton C. Nahm, Secretary-Treasurer.

 

American Philosophical Association. Pacific Division

 

Letter, Jan. 3, 1951, by Herbert L. Searles, Secretary-Treasurer.

 

American Philosophical Association. Western Division

 

Letter, Feb. 14, 1951, by Lewis E. Hahn, Secretary-Treasurer.

 

Bahm, Archie J.

see Mountain-Plains Philosophical Conference

 

Balz, Albert George Adam, 1887-

 

Letter, Sept. 30, 1950

 

Beck, Lewis White

see Rochester, N. Y. University

 

Boston University

 

Letter, Oct. 5, 1951, by Edgar S. Brightman, chairman of the Department of Philosophy, and also signed by other members of the department.

 

Brandt, Richard Booker

see Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa.

 

Brightman, Edgar Sheffield, 1884-

see Boston University

 

Burch, George Bosworth, 1902-

see Tufts College

 

Carnap, Rudolf, 1891-

 

Letter, Oct. 12, 1950

 

Castell, Alburey, 1904-

 

Letter, [ca. 1950]

 

Ducasse, Curt John, 1881-

 

Letter, Oct. 20, 1950

 

Gabbert, Mont Robertson, 1889-

see Pittsburgh, Pa. University

 

Garlan, Edwin Norman, 1912-

 

Letter, [ca. 1950]

 

Goheen, John David, 1906-

see Stanford University

 

Group for Academic Freedom

 

Letter, Oct. 14, 1950, by Brewster Rogerson, Secretary.

 

Hahn, Lewis Edwin, 1908-

see American Philosophical Association. Western Division

 

Hall, Everett Wesley, 1901-

see Iowa. University

 

Harvard University

 

Letter, Sept. 29, 1950, by Donald C. Williams, chairman of the Department of Philosophy.

 

Iowa. University

 

Letter, Oct. 17, 1950, by Everett W. Hall and other members of the Department of Philosophy.

 

Kimpel, Benjamin Franklin

 

Letter, Sept. 23, 1950

 

Lee, Harold Newton, 1899-

 

Letter, Oct. 14, 1950

 

Marti, Fritz, 1894-

 

Letter, Oct. 31, 1950

 

Minnesota. University

 

Letter, Sept. 28, 1950, by Wilfrid Sellars, acting chairman of the Department of Philosophy, and also signed by other members of the department.

 

Moore, Willis, 1905-

 

Letter, Sept. 21, 1950

 

Morgan, Douglas Neil, 1918-

see Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.

 

Mountain-Plains Philosophical Conference

 

Letter, Oct. 24, 1950, by Archie J. Baum, Secretary. Copy only of letter addressed to the Regents of the University of California.

 

Nahm, Milton Charles, 1903-

see American Philosophical Association. Eastern Division.

 

Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.

 

Letter, Dec. 4, 1950, by Douglas N. Morgan, chairman of the Department of Philosophy.

 

Pittsburgh, Pa. University

 

Letter, Oct. 25, 1950, by M. R. Gabbert, head of the Department of Philosophy.

 

Princeton University

 

Letter, Oct. 3, 1950, by Robert Scoon, chairman of the Department of Philosophy.

 

Randall, John Herman, 1899-

 

Letter, Sept. 22, 1950

 

Robinson, Edward Schouten, 1904-

see Southwestern Philosophical Conference

 

Rochester, N. Y. University

 

Letter, Oct. 9, 1950, by Lewis W. Bick, chairman, Department of Philosophy and Religion.

 

Salmon, Christopher Verney

 

Letter, Oct. 15, 1950

 

Scoon, Robert, 1886-

see Princeton University

 

Searles, Herbert Leon, 1891-

see American Philosophical Association. Pacific Division.

 

Sellars, Wilfrid Stalker, 1912-

see Minnesota. University

 

Southwestern Philosophical Conference

 

Letter, Dec. 31, 1950, by Edward S. Robinson, Secretary-Treasurer.

 

Sproul, Robert Gordon, 1891-

 

Letter, Oct. 30, 1950

 

Stace, Walter Terence, 1886-

 

Letter, Sept. 23, 1950

 

Stanford University

 

Letter, Oct. 2, 1950, by John David Goheen, head of the Department of Philosophy.

 

Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa.

 

Letter, Oct. 20, 1950, by Richard B. Brandt, chairman of the Department of Philosophy, enclosing copy of resolution passed by faculty of Swarthmore.

 

Tenney, Edward Vernon, 1897-

 

Letter, Oct. 17, 1950

 

Tufts College

 

Letter, Oct. 19, 1950, by George B. Burch, head, Department of Philosophy.

 

Ward, Paul William, 1893-

 

Letter, Sept. 27, 1950

 

Williams, Donald Cary, 1899-

see Harvard University