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Felix Adler papers, 1830-1933

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Series I: Unclassified Papers


Subseries I.1: Cataloged Correspondence



Box 1 Abbot, Francis Ellingwood


Box 1 Abbott, Lyman


Box 1 Addams, Jane


Adler, Felix


Box 1 Arranged by recipient: to Eleanor Adler - to Helen Goldmark Adler,, 1905



Box 2 Arranged by recipient: to Helen Goldmark Adler, 1905 - 1931 - to George O'Dell, 1905, 1931



Box 3 Arranged by recipient: to his Parents - to Henry J. Wolf


Box 3 p.d., 1p.

(invitation to opening ceremonies for BrooklYn Bridge)


Box 3 Adler, Samuel


Box 3 Alexander, John White


Box 3 Arnold, Matthew


Box 3 Baldwin, William Henry, Jr.


Box 3 Barnard, Frederick Augustus Porter


Box 3 Baumgarten, Otto


Box 3 Bernstorff, Johann Heinrich, Count von


Box 3 Bessels, Emil


Box 3 Black, Algernon D.


Box 3 Blackwell, Emily


Box 3 Boas, Franz


Box 3 Boerrer, Wilhelm


Box 3 Brace, Charles Loring



Box 4 Brandeis, Alice (Mrs. Louis D.)


Box 4 Brandeis, Louis Dembitz


Box 4 Brickell, Herschel


Box 4 Brown, William Adams


Box 4 Burgess, John William


Box 4 Burr, George Lincoln


Box 4 Bush, Wendell T.


Box 4 Butler, Nicholas Murray


Box 4 Cardozo, Benjamin Nathan


Box 4 Carpenter, Joseph Estlin


Box 4 Sheyne, Thomas Kelly


Box 4 Chubb, Percival


Box 4 Claretie, Jules


Box 4 Clarke, Frank Wigglesworth


Box 4 Coffin, Henry Sloane


Box 4 Cohen, Morris Raphael


Box 4 Coit, Stanton


Box 4 Conway, Moncure Daniel


Box 4 Coss, John J.


Box 4 Cronbach, Abraham


Box 4 Crothers, Samuel M.


Box 4 Davis, William Morris


Box 4 Deland, Margaret


Box 4 Dewey, John


Box 4 Dole, Charles F.


Box 4 Drummond, William Hamilton


Box 4 Eckstein, Walther


Box 4 Eliot, Charles William


Box 4 Elliott, John Lovejoy


Box 4 Ewald, Oscar


Box 4 Felsenthal, Bernhard


Box 4 Foerster, Friedrich Wilhelm


Box 4 Frothingham, Octavius Brooks


Box 4 Gannett, Mary Thorn Lewis (Mrs. William Channing)


Box 4 Geiger, Abraham


Box 4 Gizycke, George von


Box 4 Godber, William Samuel


Box 4 Goldmark, Henry


Box 4 Groszmann, Maximilian Paul Eugen


Box 4 Guthrie, William Norman


Box 4 Haeckel, Ernst Heinrich


Box 4 Harrison, Frederic


Box 4 Hellman, Frances


Box 4 Hewitt, Abram Stevens


Box 4 Hill, David Jaynes


Box 4 Hobson, John Atkinson


Box 4 Holmes, Oliver Wendell


Box 4 Holt, Winifred


Box 4 Holyoake, George Jacob


Box 4 Hughes, Charles Evans


Box 4 Hughes, Thomas


Box 4 Jacks, Lawrence Pearsall


Box 4 Jackson, Abraham Valentine Williams


Box 4 James, William


Box 4 Janschul, Catherine (Mrs. Ivan)


Box 4 Jewett, Rutger Bleecker


Box 4 Kelley, Edgar Stillman


Box 4 Kellogg, Paul Underwood


Box 4 Keppel, Frederick Paul


Box 4 Keyser, Cassius Jackson


Box 4 Kindler, Hans


Box 4 Kohn, Robert David


Box 4 Lang, John Dunmore


Box 4 Low, Seth


Box 4 Lowell, Josephine Shaw

(Also available on microfilm )


Box 4 Mackenzie, John Stuart


Box 4 Marshall, Henry Rutgers


Box 4 Martineau, James


Box 4 Mead, Edwin Doak


Box 4 Mendes, Henry Pereira


Box 4 Metzger, Moïse


Box 4 Miller, Dickinson Sergeant


Box 4 Montefiore, Claude Joseph Goldsmid


Box 4 Muzzey, David Saville


Box 4 Newton, Richard Heber



Box 5 O'Dell, George Edward


Box 5 Otto, Max Carl


Box 5 Palmer, GeDl1ge Herbert


Box 5 Paszkowski, Wilhelm


Box 5 Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer


Box 5 Peabody, George Foster


Box 5 Pollock, Frederick, 3rd baronet


Box 5 Ponsonby, 1st Baron, of Shulbrede


Box 5 Potter, Henry Codman


Box 5 Pound, Roscoe Puig Casauraunc, José Manuel


Box 5 Riis, Jacob August


Box 5 Rockefeller, John Davison, 1874-1950


Box 5 Rogers, Henry Huddleston


Box 5 Roosevelt, Franklin Delano


Box 5 Royce, Josiah


Box 5 Salter, William Mackintire


Box 5 Sayce, Archibald Henry


Box 5 Schiff, Jacob Henry


Box 5 Schmoller, Gustav von


Box 5 Sedgwick, Ellery


Box 5 Seligman, Edwin Robert Anderson


Box 5 Seligman, Isaac Newton


Box 5 Seligman, Joseph


Box 5 Sheean, Vincent


Box 5 Sheldon, Walter L.


Box 5 Shepard, Edward Martin


Box 5 Smalley, Eugene Via:"gil


Box 5 Smith, Arthur Lionel


Box 5 Snell, Henry, Baron Snell


Box 5 Steinschneider, Moritz


Box 5 Stone, William


Box 5 Strunsky, Manya Gordon (Mrs. Simeon)


Box 5 Tawney, Richard Henry


Box 5 Thayer, Abbott H.


Box 5 Tonnies, Ferdinand


Box 5 Troup, Emily Josephine


Box 5 Trübner, Nicholas


Box 5 Tylor, Edward Burnett


Box 5 Vaihinger, Hans


Box 5 Villard, Oswald Garrison


Box 5 Wald, Lillian D.


Box 5 Wells, Kate Gannett


Box 5 Weston, Samuel Burns


Box 5 Weyl, Walker E.


Box 5 Whipple, Edwin Percy


Box 5 White, Andrew Dickson


Box 5 Whitman, Chares Seymour


Box 5 Whitman, Walt


Box 5 Wilson, Woodrow


Box 5 Wise, Louise Waterman (Mrs. Stephen Samuel)


Box 5 Wolf, Henry J.


Box 5 Zarncke, Friedrremh


Subseries I.2: Arranged Correspondence


Adler, Felix



Box 6 Typed copies of his letters, 1870-1933



Box 7 Typed copies of letters received by him, 1868-1933


Box 7 Envelopes received by him (without letters)



Box 8 A


Box 8 Adler, Abraham


Box 8 Adler, Babette (Mrs. Nathan?)


Box 8 Adler, Charles


Box 8 Adler, Eleanor H.


Adler, Felix


Box 8 Envelopes addressed by him


Letters Received by him


Box 8 A-W


Box 8 Unidentified


Box 8 80th Birthday, 1931


Box 8 Adler, Frieda Grumhaber (Mrs. Isaac)



Box 9 Adler, Helen Goldmark (Mrs. Felix), 1879 - 1946, 1879, 1946


Box 9 Adler, Henrietta (Mras. Samuel)


Box 9 Adler, Isaac


Box 9 Adler, Laurence


Box 9 Adler, Margaret


Box 9 Adler, Rachel (Mrs. Abraham)


Box 9 Adler, Samuel, letters received


Box 9 Adler, Waldo


Box 9 Adler, Willie


Box 9 B-F


Box 9 Friess, Horace L.


Box 9 G


Box 9 Goldman, Sarah Adler (Mrs. Julius)


Box 9 Gutmann, Ruth Adler Friess (Mrs. James)


Box 9 H-K


Box 9 Kirschner, Ellen


Box 9 L-M


Box 9 Maier, Joseph &Alice


Box 9 Miscellaneous letters - undientified


Box 9 N-O


Box 9 P-W


Box 9 Walz, Isidor


Box 9 Wendt, Anna


Box 9 Y


Subseries I.3: Arranged Documents and Manuscripts


Adler, Felix


Arranged Documents



Box 10 Miscellaneous bills and receipts


Box 10 Miscellaneous agreements


Arranged Manuscripts


Box 10 Biographical notes, obituaries, eulogies


Box 10 Memorabilia


Society for An Ethical Culture



Box 11 American Ethical Union Convention, 1907 May 9-12


Box 11 Annual meeting, 1929 November 11


Box 11 Annual report, 1903 May 11


Box 11 Carnegie Hall


Box 11 Chorus


Box 11 Clubs and other groups


Box 11 Constitution and by-laws


Box 11 Convention--Chicago--Delegates, 1895


Box 11 Corporate purposes--Certificate for extension


Correspondence


Box 11 B-K


Box 11 Kohn, Albert M.


Box 11 L-M


Box 11 Lange, J.D.


Box 11 O-P


Box 11 Rosenbaum, Julius


Box 11 S-T


Box 11 V-W


Box 11 Documents, re: Felix Adler


Box 11 Ethical Culture Building--Examination by New York City Board of


Box 11 Transportation, 1925


Box 11 Ethical Culture School


Box 11 Fieldston School


Box 11 Finance Committee - Meeting Minutes, 1900 January 7


Box 11 Financial records, miscellaneous, 1886-1929


Box 11 Hirsch Fund


Box 11 International Union--Constitution


Box 11 Members and membership


Box 11 Miscellaneous


Box 11 Miscellaneous documents


Box 11 Miscellaneous Ethical Societies


Box 11 Mt. Pleasant Cemetery--Report of Committee, 1904


Box 11 Printed material (printed by SEC)


Box 11 Publication Committee



Box 12 School budgets, 1903-1911


Box 12 Sunday School Committee


Box 12 Treasurer's reports, 1892 -1910, 1892


Trustees


Box 12 Meetings


Box 12 Members


Box 12 Twentieth Anniversary & Tenth Convention, Philadelphia, 1905 May


Box 12 Women's Conference, 1895 August 18


Box 12 Workingman's Lyceum


Box 12 Young Men's Union


Bound volumes:


Box 12 Building Fund, Kindergarten & Workingman's School


Box 12 Record of lectures delivered, 1892-1939


Box 12 Sunday lectures, Albert A. Levi, Winter of, 1876-1877


Box 12 Register of Visitors and/or delegates to Ethical Culture Society,, 1904 November-1921 May


Biographical material on Felix Adler: Life and Letters of Felix Adler



Box 13 Biographical material by his family for proposed biography by Eleanor Adler.



Box 14 Rejected manuscripts for the book


Box 14 Miscellaneous biographical manuscripts


Adler Family


Biographical



Box 15 Adler, Helen Goldmark (Mrs. Felix)


Box 15 Adler, Samuel


Box 15 Adler family


Documents


Box 15 Adler, Florence


Box 15 Adler, Margaret


Box 15 Adler, Samuel


Box 15 Adler, Waldo


Manuscripts


Box 15 Adler, Eleanor


Box 15 Adler, Helen Goldmark (Mrs. Felix)


Box 15 Adler, Isaac, "Zum Geburtstag 1851"

(poem on the birth of Felix)


Box 15 Adler, Samuel


Box 15 Adler, Waldo


Box 15 Gutmann, Ruth Adler Friess (Mrs. James)


Photographs


Box 15 Adler family


Adler, Laurence



Box 16 Manuscripts


Box 16 Memoirs - Musical and Otherwise

(t.ms., draft)


Box 16 Memoirs - Musical and Otherwise

(t.ms)


Box 16 Memorabilia--Japan


Box 16 Music--Compositions, Programs, Reviews


Photographs


Box 16 Traveling


Box 16 Memoirs - Musical and Otherwise


Printed material


Box 16 magazine


Box 16 Memoirs - Musical and Otherwise


Subseries I.4: Printed Material and Scrapbooks


Scrapbooks



Box 17 1880-90 (clippings: tenement-house reforms, speeches, SEC)


Box 17 1884

(clippings: tenement-house reforms)


Box 17 1908-1909

(clippings, memorabilia: Berlin professorship)


Box 17 1909-1911

(clippings, memorabilia: Berlin professorship, London Races Congress)



Box 18 1878-80

(clippings, memorabilia: re Adler, SEC)


Box 18 1882-84

(clippings: SEC, "creed," United Relief work, et al)


Box 18 1880-1933

(clippings (mainly re: wedding); photos (biog.)


Box 18 1890

(memorabilia: People's free Sunday concerts)


Printed Material

(Books, lectures, magazine articles, etc., by Felix Adler)



Box 19 Address at meeting to organize the Society for Ethical, 1876 May 15


Box 19 Aims of the Ethical Movement, 1919 November 29


Box 19 Armistice Anniversary address--New York, Soc. for Ethical Culture,, 1931 November 8


Box 19 American ideals contrasted with German and English, circa, 1916

(German translation, 1931 May 31)


Box 19 The binders of life and man's spiritual liberation, 1927 November 20


Box 19 Can we afford to rule subject peoples? SEC address, 1900 March 18


Box 19 Child labor and its evils (Carnegie Hall), 1905 January 29


Box 19 Dedication of Ethical Society meeting-house in New York to its civic uses,, 1910 December


Box 19 The democratic ideal in education (Century Magazine), 1889 October


Box 19 Disarmament: its ideals and possibilities (NY SEC), 1921 November 6


Box 19 The essentials of ethical religion (NY SEC), 1929 March 31


Box 19 The ethical ideal on Fieldston Hill (Laying of cornerstone), 1927 October 15


Box 19 The ethical problem (American Philosophical Ass'n., Phila.), 1928 December 29


Box 19 An ethical program for business men (SEC), undated


Box 19 Ethics and culture (Harvard Philosophical Club), 1888 January 9


Box 19 False ethics in social reform movements, 1913


Box 19 55th anniversary of founding of Ethical Culture Movement, 1931 May 10


Box 19 The four types of suffering (Ethical addresses), circa, 1885


Box 19 Goethe's ideal of culture, 1924 January 20


Box 19 Huxley's attitude toward religion, 1901 January 27


Box 19 The ideal of culture for business men (American Ethical Union), 1924 March, 1924, 1924 March, 1924


Box 19 Ideals for our new school, 1926 February 5


Box 19 The influence of the physical geography of Palestine on Hebrew thought (American Geographical Society),, Undated


Box 19 The life and death of Socrates, 1903 May 10


Box 19 The meaning of an Ethical Society -(American Ethical Union), 1923 April


Box 19 The meaning of temperance as an aid to the spiritual life, 1989 January 9


Box 19 Memorial--O.B. Frothingham, 1985 December


Box 19 Message of Dante, 1910 November 8


Box 19 The modern saint, Probably, 1894 March 11


Box 19 The Monroe Doctrine and war spirit in the U.S. (SEC), 1896 January 5


The moral instruction of the young (Convention of Ethical Societies, Philadelphia)


Box 19 1889 January 27


Box 19 Abstract, in Ethical Record, 1889 July


Box 19 Nationalism and Zionism, 1919 March

(reprint fromThe Standard)


The need of a new moral movement in religion


Box 19 SEC, 1883 February 11


Box 19 SEC, Chicago, 1883 February 18


Box 19 The new attitude toward others, 1902 January 5


Box 19 The new education in the new America, 1918 January 20


Box 19 On the exegesis and criticism of the Old Testament (American Oriental Society),, 1874 May 20


Box 19 Permanence or impermanence of marriage (Hibbert Journal), 1923 October


Box 19 Personality - (The Standard), 1925 December

(Written for the Fourth International Moral Education Congress, Rome, 1926)


Box 19 The Philippine War (SEC), 1902 April


Box 19 The prerequisites of a religion (SEC), circa, 1903


Box 19 A protest against the Russian treaty (SEC), 1893 March 26


Box 19 The punishment of children (SEC), 1886 February


Box 19 The revival of anti-Semitism (AEU), 1920 December 5


Box 19 The right of political asylum threatened (AEU), 19009 January


Box 19 The Sabbath and the World's Fair (SEC), 1893 January 29


Box 19 Self-help in affliction, 1906 January 21


Box 19 The spiritual meaning of marriage (SEC), circa, 1912


Box 19 The Treaty's moral failure (The Nation), 1919 May 24


Box 19 Words spoken by Dr. Felix Adler at the bier of Franklin C. Lewis (The Standard), 1930 February 14


Box 19 Anniversary lecture, 1879 May 11

(proof)


Box 19 The recent persecution of the Jews (SEC), 1879 December 28


Box 19 Nationalism and Zionism (in The Standard), 1919 March


Printed Material by other people



Box 20 Felix Adler Lectures, 1939-1950


Box 20 Helen Adler


Box 20 Foerster, Friedrich Wilhelm--Material about Adler


Box 20 Davidson, J.--Notes on Adler's Ethical Philosophy of Life


Box 20 Printed material by others, not about Adler


Box 20 Adler, Samuel. A Guide to the Instruction in the Israelitish Religion, 1860

(Felix Adler's copy)


Box 20 Lange, Friedrich. Die Arbeiterfrage, 1875

(Felix Adler's copy)