Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Guide to the Abraham Melden Papers
MS-F003  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (54.55 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
This collection contains the professional papers of Abraham I. Melden. It includes personal and professional correspondence; manuscripts, including his Ph.D. dissertation; notebooks; and lecture material.
Background
Abraham I. Melden was an author, academic, and philosopher known for his work on ethical theory and applied ethics. He was born in 1910 and studied philosophy at the University of California, Los Angeles and Brown University. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley in 1938. Melden was Professor of Philosophy at Berkeley and the University of Washington before joining the faculty at the University of California, Irvine in 1964 as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Philosophy. He wrote several books on philosophical issues, including ethics, and civil and human rights. Melden died in 1991.
Extent
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.
Availability
Collection is unprocessed. Please contact Special Collections and Archives regarding availability for research use.