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John Dewey photograph collection

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Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

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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 1: John Dewey],
[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 2: Roberta DeweyAdd to your cart.
Photos of Roberta Dewey with family, friends, and colleagues, various personal and professional activities and locations.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Receiving Abraham Lincoln awardAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Women's Aviator Club, PittsburghAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Roberta Lowitz in Holland, September 5, 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Doi family, Mr. Nagano, and othersAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: John Jr. and AdrienneAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Ceremony issuing John Dewey stamp by U.S. Post Office, October 21, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 7: John Dewey dedication, Johnson State College, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 8: K.Y Chow family, Hong Kong, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 9: John Dewey in Hong KongAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: International Children's FestivalAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Lecturing in Japan, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Japan, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Japan, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Japan, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Japan, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Japan, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Japan, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Japan, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Japan, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Oita Normal College, Japan, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Mayor of Hiroshima dinner, Japan, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Japanese grade schoolAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Edith Lowitz and Mr. McGraw, Florida, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Nitobes familyAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Professor Otake and others on Mt. Washington, PittsburghAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: With her parents, Tavern-on-the-Green, New YorkAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: On board the President Cleveland, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Small portraitsAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Assorted photographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Robert BrantAdd to your cart.

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[Series 1: John Dewey],
[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],
[All]

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