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Caldwell (James Ralston) Papers
BANC MSS 67/97 c  
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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.
1900 Born on Jan. 20 in Hastings, Minnesota. 1922 Received baccalaureate from Princeton University, major in philosophy. 1925 Received A.M. from University of Wisconsin, in English. 1929 On September 1, married Katherine Field Ehrgott. 1930 Awarded Ph.D. from Harvard.   Joined University of California faculty in Berkeley, California, as assistant professor of English. 1946 Attained professorship at the University of California. 1950-1951 Loyalty Oath Controversy at the University of California. 1965 Died on April 4.
2 linear feet )1 carton, 2 boxes)
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