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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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Key to Arrangement

Box 1

Letters written by Tolman, 1949-1955

Additional Note

Copies and/or drafts, arranged chronologically.

Letters written to him

Additional Note

Arranged alphabetically by name of person, with a miscellany of single letters at the beginning of the series, and a file of miscellaneous letters at the end. A partial list of corrrespondents is included herein.
Box 2

Statements made by Tolman


Statements by various groups and individuals re academic freedom


Copies of the Non-Signers' Steering Committee memorandum, April 11, 1950, circulated among the departments, some with memoranda of transmittal back to Tolman


Copies of resolutions, statements, reports, etc., adopted by the Academic Senate


Copies of meetings of the Board of Regents: Oct 20, 1950 and Feb 26, 1954


Copies of documents in Tolman, et al., v. Underhill ... (2 folders)


Copies of legal papers in Kelly, et al., v. the Regents ... and related cases

Box 3

Printed materials; copies of the University Bulletin


Printed materials; articles, pamphlets, etc. (2 folders)





Partial List of Correspondents


Miscellany (single letters)


Barr, Stringfellow, 1897-


Letter, Aug 8, 1951. Signed also by Thomas I. Emerson and Carey McWilliams.


Boring, Edwin Garrigues, 1886-


Letter, Mar 21, 1956.


Brayfield, Arthur Hills, 1915-


Letter, Nov 5, 1956.


California. University. Berkeley. Library


Letter, May 13, 1953. From Donald Coney, concerning deposit of records of the Group for Academic Freedom in the Library.


Deutsch, Monroe Emanuel, 1879-1955


Letter, June 22, 1951.


Fussell, Edwin, S.


Letter, Dec 20, 1954.


Hodgen, Margaret Trabue, 1890-


Letter, Apr 9, 1956.


Kent, Thomas John, Jr.


Letter, Jan 28, 1954. Enclosures: two letters written by Stanley A. Weigel.


Loewenberg, Jacob, 1882-


Letter, Apr 2, 1955.


McLaughlin, Donald Hamilton, 1891-


Letter, Jan 17, 1952.


McWilliams, Carey

see Barr, Stringfellow


Perry, Ralph Barton, 1876-


Letter, Sept 9, 1950.


Wick, Gian Carlo


Letter, Mar 15, [?].


California. University. Regents


2 letters, 1950-1955. From Robert M. Underhill and John E. Landon. Letter, Oct 13, 1955, is a copy addressed to Stanley A. Weigel.


Caughey, John Walton, 1902-


7 letters, 1952-1956. Some are copies, addressed to Stanley A. Weigel.


Chernin, Milton, 1910-


4 letters, 1954-1957. Most of them written as chairman of the Faculty Committee on Financial Assistance.


Edelstein, Ludwig, 1902-


8 letters, 1953-1955. Some are copies addressed to Stanley A. Weigel.


[Lehman], Henriette (Blanding) Goodrich Durham


4 letters, 1950-1952. Written while Mrs. Durham.


Neylan, John Francis, 1885-1960


2 letters, 1953. Copies, addressed to Stanley A. Weigel


Weigel, Stanley Alexander, 1905- [attorney for the non-signers]


77 letters, 1953-1955. Some are copies, addressed to Stefan Peters, John W. Caughey, Ludwig Edelstein, the Regents, Ernst H. Kantorowicz, Robert B. Brode, Edgar L. Warren, Leonard A. Doyle, Gian Carlo Wick, Edwin S. Fussell and others.