Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 1488
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, teaching files, diaries, photographs, and personal papers which document the personal life and career of Brand Blanshard and his first wife Frances Bradshaw Blanshard. The papers highlight the development of Swarthmore College during the presidency of Frank Aydelotte, the growth of the Yale University Department of Philosophy after World War II, and trends in the study and teaching of philosophy in the twentieth century.
Dates: 1873-1989, bulk 1913-1989
Call Number: RG 45
Overview: The papers document the multitude of activities and involvements pursued by John R. Mott in over seventy years of working life. General correspondence, 1886-1955, comprises nearly half the bulk of Mott's papers, and includes letters to and from prominent American governmental leaders, philanthropists, international political, social, and religious leaders. Family papers and correspondence provide valuable biographical and genealogical information as well as revealing another dimension of Mott's...
Call Number: MS 8
Overview: Correspondence, organizational records, reports containing historical and statistical material, maps, and other papers of The Inquiry, a group of experts assembled at the request of President Wilson to collect and collate data in preparation for a peace conference following World War I. Members of The Inquiry included Edward House, Sidney Mezes, Isaiah Bowman, Charles Seymour, David H. Miller, Walter Lippmann, James T. Shotwell, and Clive Day.
Call Number: RG 11
Overview: The collection includes correspondence, minutes, reports, publications, financial records, and photographs which document the administrative functions of the United Board and antecedent bodies and provides extensive detailed and substantive information about the Protestant colleges and universities in China which were the focus of the Board's activities prior to 1955. The correspondence and writings provide a valuable perspective on life in China and particularly on the political turmoil which...