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Frederick James Eugene Woodbridge papers, 1884-1950

Summary Information

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Call No.: MS#1375
Bib ID 4079629 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Woodbridge, Frederick James Eugene, 1867-1940
Title Frederick James Eugene Woodbridge papers, 1884-1950
Physical Description 4.5 linear feet (9 boxes)
Language(s) English .

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Manuscripts of essays and course notes taken while a student at Amherst College, 1884-1889, and at Berlin University, 1892-1894. Articles, addresses, essays, lectures, lecture notes and reading notes. Also included are diaries for the years 1936-1940 and correspondence concerning Amherst College, Columbia University, and Woodbridge's stay as a visiting scholar in Berlin, 1931-1932. Among his correspondents are: Frederick S. Allis, Secretary of the Amherst Board of Trustees; Stanley King, President of Amherst; and Nicholas Murray Butler, President of Columbia. Some photographs are also included.

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This collection is located on-site.

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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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Frederick James Eugene Woodbridge papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

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Processing Information

Papers Entered in AMC 12/05/90.

Revision Description

June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

Subject Headings

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Addresses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Diaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lecture notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lectures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Speeches Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


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"CUL Collections:"
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Allis, Frederick S., Jr. (Frederick Scouller), 1913-1993 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Amherst College Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Civilization, Modern Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Europe -- Intellectual life Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Germany -- History -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Humanism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Intellectual life -- History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
King, Stanley Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Philosophers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Philosophy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scholarly publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scholars Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Philosopher. Served on the faculty of Philosophy at the University of Minnesota, 1894-1902, and Columbia University, 1902-1939. His writings cover a broad range of subjects including history, literature, science, religion, and philosophy with emphasis on aesthetics, ethics, and metaphysics.