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Paul Weiss photograph collection


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Biographical Note

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Collection Overview

Title: Paul Weiss photograph collection, 1906-1975Add to your cart.

ID: 2/1/PH 48

Primary Creator: Weiss, Paul, (1901-2002.)

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged by subject.

Subjects: Weiss, Paul, 1901-2002

Forms of Material: Photographs, Weiss, John - Photographs, Weiss, Judith - Photographs, Weiss, Paul, 1901-2002 - Photographs, Weiss, Victoria - Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Photographs of philosopher Paul Weiss, his family, friends, and colleagues comprise this collection, which includes cabinet card photograph, tintypes, copies of caricature drawings of Weiss, and photos of his art work and travels. Pictured in the photographs are John Weiss and Judith Weis,  Paul Weiss' children at various stages in life, and Victoria Weiss, Paul Weiss' wife. Paul Weiss is photographed in the classroom at Yale, in Israel, with his family and at various homes and places unidentified.

Biographical Note

Paul Weiss, one of America's foremost philosophers, a noted modern metaphysician and a distinguished teacher is the author of a number of a books and articles in various fields of philosophy including ontology, epistemology, cosmology, and logic.  Aside from the philosophical issues, he also wrote on public life, poetry, painting, hockey, history and humor.  Paul Weiss was a founding member and first president of the Charles S. Pierce Society, the founder and first president of the Metaphysical Association, and has served as a consultant for the Great Books Program and the Institute for Philosophical Research.

Subject/Index Terms

Weiss, Paul, 1901-2002

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Related Materials: Paul Weiss papers.

Preferred Citation: [Item], Paul Weiss photograph collection, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: John Weiss, 1939-1955Add to your cart.
61 Photographs.
Folder 2: John Weiss, 1970-1973Add to your cart.
6 photographs.
Folder 3: Judith Weiss, 1937-1954Add to your cart.
96 pieces
Folder 4: Judith Weiss, 1937-1974Add to your cart.
40 photographs
Folder 5: Judith and John WeissAdd to your cart.
42 pieces.
Folder 6: Commercial PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Europe, 47 photographs.
Folder 7: Miscellaneous photographsAdd to your cart.

Parents, buildings, snapshots

73 photographs.

Folder 8: Miscellaneous photographsAdd to your cart.

Europe, Egyptian sculpture, Weiss artwork

83 pieces.

Folder 9: Color TransparenciesAdd to your cart.

Paul Weiss

John Weiss

Art Work

8 pieces

Folder 10: Film stripAdd to your cart.
1 piece
Folder 11: Negatives of Paul Weiss' collectionAdd to your cart.

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