The James Ralston Caldwell papers include materials relating to the Loyalty Oath Controversy on the University of California
and the University of Nevada campuses, a small amount of material relating to Caldwell's writing, and personal papers containing
correspondence and materials concerning Caldwell's death. Correspondents include Reginald Francis Arragon, George Boas, Arthur
H. Brayfield, the University of California Board of Regents, Robert G. Sproul, Group for Academic Freedom, Charlton Laird,
and personal correspondence between James Caldwell and his wife Katherine Field (Katherine Ehrgott Caldwell) and with Caldwell's
sister Josephine Caldwell.
|Born on Jan. 20 in Hastings, Minnesota.
|Received baccalaureate from Princeton University, major in philosophy.
|Received A.M. from University of Wisconsin, in English.
|On September 1, married Katherine Field Ehrgott.
|Awarded Ph.D. from Harvard.
|Joined University of California faculty in Berkeley, California, as assistant professor of English.
|Attained professorship at the University of California.
|Loyalty Oath Controversy at the University of California.
|Died on April 4.
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)1 carton, 2 boxes)
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