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At a Glance
Series I contains correspondence, manuscripts, and other materials. Series II consists of 151 letters and postcards from John Dewey to Mrs. Corinne C. Frost, dated 1930-1950, largely devoted to philosophical problems.
Using the Collection
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Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection is located on-site.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Dewey papers and letters; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
For additional Dewey letters see the John Jacob Coss Papers and Nicholas Murray Butler Papers.
Alternate Form Available
See articles by James Gutmann and Mrs. Frost in February 1960 issue of COLUMBIA LIBRARY COLUMNS.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Frost, Mrs. Corrine C. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1959. Accession number--M-59.
1 letter (JD to G.H. Howison, 28/4/1898): Source of acquisition--Murphree, Idus L. (via J.D. Bradley), 1991. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--10/03/91. Accession number--M-91-10-03.
Gift of Mrs Corinne C. Frost, 1959.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.
1 letter (JD to G.H. Howison, 28/4/1898) Cataloged HR 10/14/91.
2021-12-21 PDF removed, replaced with listing of letters. kws
2021-12-22 Finding aid for series I created from cataloged folders. kws