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Howard Selsam papers, 1935-1972 

Creator: 
Selsam, Howard, 1903-
Phys. Desc: 
11 boxes (11 boxes)
Call Number: 
MS#1147
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Biographical Note

Teacher of philosophy and director of the Jefferson School of Social Science, New York, N.Y. Columbia University M.A., 1928; Ph.D., 1930.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, manuscripts, note cards, and printed material of Selsam. Correspondents include Justice Hugo Black, W.E.B. Dubois, Waldo Frank, Rockwell Kent, and Corliss Lamont. The collection contains several manuscript and proof materials for several of Selsam's books and numerous periodical articles, as well as note cards on philosophers and philosophies. Also, a subject file of Selsam's notes and areas of interest, and assorted printed and biographical material.