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Finding Aid for the John Elof Boodin Papers, 1890-1950
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Description
John Elof Boodin (1869-1950) was professor of philosophy at Grinnell College (1900-4), University of Kansas (1904-13), Carleton College (1913-28), and UCLA (1928-39). He also served as president of the American Philosophical Association, Western Division (1932-33). The collection includes correspondence, lecture notes, manuscripts, student term papers, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs.
Background
Boodin was born on September 14, 1869 in Pjetteryd, Sweden; AB (1895) and AM (1896), Brown University, and Ph.D, Harvard University, 1899; instructor in philosophy at Brown University, 1896-97; Walker fellow, lecturer at Harvard University, 1899-1900; professor of philosophy at Grinnell College (1900-4), University of Kansas (1904-13), Carleton College (1913-28), and UCLA (1928-39); emeritus professor, UCLA; president, American Philosophical Association, Western Division, 1932-33; publications include Truth and reality (1911), God (1934), and A cosmic philosophy (1947); he died on November 14, 1950.
Extent
49 boxes (24.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.