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Guide to the Norman Foerster Papers , 1918-1940
Special Collections M0173  
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Description
Letters and manuscripts, 1918-1940, pertaining to New Humanism movement of the 1920's. New Humanism is a philosophical and critical movement that flourished in the U.S. under the leadership of Irving Babbitt and Paul E. More, whose 1929-1930 articles and correspondence with Foerster comprise the bulk of the collection. Foerster and T.S. Eliot were members of the movement which stressed the human ethical elements of existence, as distinguished from the supernatural or animal elements. Collection includes prepublication drafts, clippings, research notes, and correspondence; a total of 1,000 items in 5 boxes.
Background
FOERSTER, NORMAN, 1887-present
Extent
3 linear ft.
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
Availability
Restricted access: requires 24 hour paging period.