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Guide to the Frederic Spiegelberg Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0631
    Creator: Spiegelberg, Frederic, b. 1897
    Title: Frederic Spiegelberg papers
    Dates: 1916-1994
    Bulk Dates: 1936-1994
    Physical Description: 20.5 linear feet (16 boxes)
    Summary: Collection includes correspondence, lecture notes, course materials, manuscripts, publications, photographs, newsletters, and other materials. Some of the correspondence and publications are in German.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    This collection was given to the Stanford University Archives by the estate of Frederick Spiegelberg in 1995. Addional materials in accession 2011-184 were received from the California Institute of Integral Studies in August 2011.

    Information about Access

    Access: Materials are open for research use; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    [Identification of item], Frederic Spiegelberg Papers (SC0631). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Spiegelberg taught religious studies and other courses in Asian studies at Stanford from 1941 until his retirement in 1960. He was voted a "great teacher" by the Student Executive Committee in 1950. Born in Germany, he obtained his doctorate at Tubingen in 1922 and a theological degree from the German Lutheran Church in 1925; in 1937 he escaped Nazi Germany with the help of Paul Tillich. Spiegelberg helped found the American Academy of Asian Studies in San Francisco in 1950 and became its director in 1951.

    Description of the Collection

    Collection includes correspondence, lecture notes, course materials, manuscripts, publications, photographs, newsletters, and other materials. Some of the correspondence and publications are in German. Correspondents include Aurobindo Ghose, Amiya Chakravarty, Paul Du Breuil, Frederick Franck, Raoul J. Fajardo, C. G. Jung, John Levy, Rollo May, Nyogen Senzaki, Swami Sivananda, Paul and Hanna Tillich, and Alan Watts.

    Access Terms

    California Institute of Asian Studies.
    Chakravarty, Amiya Chandra
    Du Breuil, Paul
    Fajardo, Raoul J.
    Franck, Frederick, 1909-2006
    Ghose, Aurobindo, 1872-1950
    Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961
    Levy, John
    May, Rollo
    Pacific Coast Theology Group.
    Senzaki, Nyogen
    Sivananda, Swami
    Spiegelberg, Frederic, b. 1897
    Stanford University--Faculty.
    Tillich, Hanna
    Tillich, Paul, 1886-1965
    Watts, Alan , 1915-1973
    Religions --Study and teaching.