Lovejoy, Arthur O. (Arthur Oncken), 1873-1962
- Existence: 1873 - 1962
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Arthur Oncken Lovejoy (October 10, 1873 – December 30, 1962) was an American philosopher and intellectual historian, who founded the discipline known as the history of ideas with his book The Great Chain of Being (1936). The papers of Arthur O. Lovejoy span the years 1872 to 1963 and include correspondence, manuscript notes for lectures, notebooks, diaries, newspaper clippings, reports, speeches, photographs, drafts, typescripts, galley proofs, and books owned and...
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Overview Transcriptions, mostly typewritten but some handwritten, of letters of Arthur O. Lovejoy, 1872-1962.
Overview Edward Franklin Buchner, Professor of Education and Philosophy, was born in Paxton, Illinois on September 3, 1868. The collection consists largely of the correspondence of Edward Frank Buchner with other noted educators and philosophers of the period, spanning 1890-1913.
Overview Hermann Collitz he accepted the newly established chair in Germanic Philology at Johns Hopkins University in 1907. The papers span the period 1846-1935 and consist of correspondence; photographs; newspaper clippings; course outlines and examinations; committee minutes and reports; reprints, dissertations and public lectures of other authors collected by Collitz; drafts, typescripts and reprints of articles by Collitz; notes and notebooks; research notes; lectures and articles. A considerable...
Overview The History of Ideas Club was founded in 1923 by a small circle of Hopkins professors including A. O. Lovejoy, George Boas, and H. C. Lancaster. The records of the History of Ideas Club range in date from 1923 to 1977 and include: minutes, abstracts, correspondence relating to the various functions of the club, lists of members and of speakers and topics; financial reports from 1950 to 1962; and the text of the Lovejoy Lecture given by Frank E. Manuel at the commemoration of Lovejoy's 100th...
Overview The Johns Hopkins University Press, the oldest North American university press in continuous operation, dates its origination to 1878, the year the first issue of the American Journal of Mathematics was published "under the auspices of" the Publication Agency of the Johns Hopkins University and with the "aid and furtherance" of the University itself. The records of the Johns Hopkins University Press range in date from 1876 to 1995. This span of more than a century is not, however, uniformly...
Overview Margaret Donaldson Boehm was born in Baltimore, MD in 1894. She attended Roland Park Country School and later The Johns Hopkins University where she was a student of Arthur O. Lovejoy, professor of Philosophy. The collection consists of 47 diaries (1910-1956) of Margaret Donaldson Boehm; one diary (1883) of her father, G. Herbert Boehm; letters (1928-1951) of Henry Woodd Nevinson and his wife, Evelyn Sharp; and a copy of Miss Boehm's master's essay (1925), "The Conception of Pride in 17th and...
Scope and Contents The records of the Philosophy Department range in date from 1922 to 1993, and are divided into four series: (1) Administrative Records, 1942-1989; (2) Curriculum, 1934-1993; (3) Faculty, 1922-1989; (4) Student Records, 1945-1989. Series 4 is further divided into two subseries: (1) Ph.D. Students, 1948-1989; and (2) Special/Master of Arts/Withdrawn Students, 1945-1989. The record group consists of correspondence, annual reports, alumni newsletters, student records and examinations. There are...