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Maurice Mandelbaum dissertation

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030055721]
Identifier: MS-0408
Maurice Mandelbaum (1908-1987) was a professor of philosophy at The Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of a typescript copy of Mandelbaum's 1936 doctoral dissertation from Yale University, "Historical relativism in recent philosophy of history."

Dates

  • 1936

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

This collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.167 Cubic Feet (1 bound volume)

Biographical Note

Maurice Mandelbaum was a professor of philosophy at The Johns Hopkins University. He received his B.A. from Dartmouth College, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University. He came to Hopkins in 1957, and in 1967 he was named the first Andrew Mellon professor of philosophy. His area of specialization was the history of 19th century thought.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a typescript copy of Mandelbaum's 1936 doctoral dissertation from Yale, "Historical relativism in recent philosophy of history."

Provenance

The provenance is unknown, though it is likely that it was donated to the library by Mandelbaum. The immediate source of acquisition is unknown.

Related Materials

There is a related collection of papers at Dartmouth College.

Processing Information

Processed by Margaret Burri in June 2003.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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