Finding Aid for the John Elof Boodin Papers, 1890-1950

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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the John Elof Boodin Papers, 1890-1950

Collection number: 971

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, February 2004
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Elof Boodin Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1890-1950
Collection number: 971
Creator: Boodin, John Elof
Extent: 49 boxes (24.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Elof Boodin Papers (Collection 971). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

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.

Scope and Content

Boxes 1-50 include correspondence, lecture notes, manuscripts, student term papers, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Boodin, John Elof--Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Philosophy--Faculty--Archival resources.
Philosophy teachers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.


Container List

Box 1

Correspondence and lectures on Royce.

Boxes 2-7, 17-21

Correspondence.

Boxes 8-14, 16, 29-30, 32

Lecture notes, manuscripts.

Boxes 15, 34-37, 39

Memorabilia, printed material.

Box 22

Term papers, blue books.

Boxes 23-28, 31, 33

Lecture notes.

Box 40

Manuscripts, photographs.

Boxes 41, 48

Photographs.

Boxes 42-46, 49

Manuscripts.

Box 47

Correspondence, photos.

Box 50

Correspondence, photographs, memorabilia.