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John Dewey photograph collection

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

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Detailed Description

John Dewey

Roberta Dewey

Dewey family

Friends, colleagues, and others

Locations

Postcards and Scenic

Albums, slides, negatives

Oversize


John Dewey photograph collection, 1859-1969 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

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Collection Overview

Title: John Dewey photograph collection, 1859-1969Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 2/1/PH 47

Primary Creator: Dewey, John (1859-1952)

Extent: 12.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by photograph subject or format into eight series: 1) John Dewey, 2) Roberta Dewey, 3) Dewey family, 4) Friends, colleagues, and others, 5) Locations, 6) Postcards and scenic, 7) Albums, slides, negatives, 8) Oversize

Date Acquired: 01/01/1972

Forms of Material: Dewey, John, 1859-1952 - Photographs, Photographs

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Photographs compiled by John Dewey and family members.The collection contains images of John Dewey, wives and children and other family members, friends, colleagues and professional associates, and travel and event related photographs. Later photographs depict Roberta Dewey after John Dewey's death.

Collection Historical Note

John Dewey was born on October 20, 1859 in Burlington, Vermont and graduated in 1879 from The University of Vermont. Although he taught and remained primarily at Columbia University, he also taught or lectured at the University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of California, Imperial University in Tokyo, National University in Peking, and the University of Mexico. He retired from active service, and was appointed as Professor Emeritus of Philosophy in Residence at Columbia University in 1930. He also worked for the Turkish government and as an educational advisor for the Barnes Foundation, served as chairman of the Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky and was elected president of the League for Industrial Democracy. In 1935 the John Dewey Society was formed by a group of professional educators in New York City. Their mission was to promote the study of education and culture. John Dewey died in New York City on June 1st, 1952.

Biographical Note

John Dewey was born on October 20, 1859 in Burlington, Vermont and graduated in 1879 from The University of Vermont. Although he taught and remained primarily at Columbia University, he also taught or lectured at the University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of California, Imperial University in Tokyo, National University in Peking, and the University of Mexico. He retired from active service, and was appointed as Professor Emeritus of Philosophy in Residence at Columbia University in 1930. He also worked for the Turkish government and as an educational ad visor for the Barnes Foundation, served as chairman of the Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky and was elected president of the League for Industrial Democracy.

In 1935 the John Dewey Society was formed by a group of professional educators in New York City. Their mission was to promote the study of education and culture. John Dewey died in New York City on June 1st, 1952.

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.

Acquisition Source: Estate of Mrs. John Dewey

Related Materials: John Dewey School at the University of Chicago photograph collection For more information please see http://archives.lib.siu.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=2299.

Preferred Citation: [Item], John Dewey photograph collection, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinios University Carbondale.


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 2: Roberta Dewey],
[Series 3: Dewey family],
[Series 4: Friends, colleagues, and others],
[Series 5: Locations],
[Series 6: Postcards and Scenic],
[Series 7: Albums, slides, negatives],
[Series 8: Oversize],
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Series 1: John DeweyAdd to your cart.
Photos of John Dewey with family, friends, and colleagues, various personal and professional activities and locations.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Collection inventoryAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Alice [?] and Lucy [?] DeweyAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: George BaconAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Albert BarnesAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Ann DeweyAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Bust, Japanese 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 7: ChinaAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Chinese postcardsAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Alice Dewey in Hawaii 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Cyrus Eaton and his son-in-lawAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Cyrus Eaton and Sir Joseph ChisholmAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Cyrus Eaton's son-in-law, Cyrus Eaton, and Chief Justice Charles BurchellAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Dinner in honor of Walter P. ReutherAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Hubbard's, Nova Scotia, mid 1940s.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Editorial Board of "Islander" college monthly, Ann ArborAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Frederick Dewey childrenAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Jane Dewey, returning from South Africa 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Evelyn and Lucy after ChinaAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Glendale Camp 1893Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Japan, March 26, 1919Add to your cart.
Folder 21: John Dewey, Jr.Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Alvin JohnsonAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: President Elias Lyman, 90th birthdayAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Mexico 1926Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Michigan School Masters Club members, Pattengill, Drake, and D'oogeAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: NBC studio prior to recording session of John Dewey's "Art as Heritage"Add to your cart.
Folder 27: New Education Fellowship Conference, Capetown, South Africa, 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Jawaharlal NehruAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: PortraitsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Ceramic tile portraits of John Dewey Elementary School, Michigan. Picture of Tillie Stunman.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: The Quadrangle Club, University of Chicago, 1896Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Raymond MoleyAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: ReceptionAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Roberta Dewey, on board of President WilsonAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Roberta DeweyAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Roberta Dewey, John Jr. and Adrienne (also see oversize photographs)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Seward's Lake in Hubbards, Nova Scotia, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Charcoal sketch by Dorothy DrewAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Roberta Dewey with Dr. Lubb SpiveyAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Teaching assistants, July 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Degree from the University of ParisAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Unidentified individualsAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Bust by EpsteinAdd to your cart.

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[Series 3: Dewey family],
[Series 4: Friends, colleagues, and others],
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[Series 6: Postcards and Scenic],
[Series 7: Albums, slides, negatives],
[Series 8: Oversize],
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