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Liberal Education 1940-1943

MS 065


Collection Summary

Creator: Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972.
Collection Name: Liberal Education
Inclusive Dates: 1940-1943
Physical Description:.1 linear feet
Abstract:Original typescript with holographic corrections; printer's copy. This work is a treatise on liberal arts education, specifically its role in colleges and universities. The historical definitions of education, the idea of a college, the art of teaching, and the philosophy of learning are subjects which are addressed.
Collection Number:MS 065
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/
E-Mail: LBRY-askspcoll@email.arizona.edu

Biographical Note

English professor, Columbia University, 1920-59; chairman of the Book and Author War Bond Committee, 1943-1946.


Scope and Content Note

Original typescript with holographic corrections; printer's copy. This work is a treatise on liberal arts education, specifically its role in colleges and universities. The historical definitions of education, the idea of a college, the art of teaching, and the philosophy of learning are subjects which are addressed.

One of six manuscripts that Van Doren donated to the Book and Author War Bond Committee, which helped the War Finance Campaign of the U.S. Treasury Dept. This manuscript was given as a prize at a University of Arizona rally to Gamma Phi Beta sorority, for buying the most war bonds.


Arrangement

This collection is organized by chapter.

Restrictions

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.


Related Material

Published by Holt and Company, New York, 1943.


Access Terms

Corporate Name(s)
Book and Author War Bond Committee.

Subject(s)
Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives -- United States.
Education, Humanistic -- United States -- Philosophy.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Finance -- United States.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Liberal Education (MS 065). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Acquired as gift, 1944.

Processing History

Processed by Staff.