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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 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 8: OversizeAdd to your cart.
Large format prints of John Dewey, family, colleagues, locations, and miscellaneous items.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 1: John DeweyAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: John DeweyAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: John DeweyAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Adrienne DeweyAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: John Dewey with family in Maple LodgeAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Johnny and Adrienne DeweyAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Nora DeweyAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: John Dewey, photo from New York, birthday gift from Jos. BreitenbachAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Alvin JohnsonAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Albert C. BarnesAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Roberta DeweyAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: John Dewey with Alexander PortuffAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: John Dewey, celebration of 90th birthdayAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: John Dewey, Office of Commissioner of Education, China 1920 (signed)Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Charles Miner DeweyAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: John Dewey and familyAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: UnidentifiedAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: UnidentifiedAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: UnidentifiedAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: John DeweyAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Letters of Roberta Dewey to Adrienne Dewey during trip to Japan.Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Roberta Dewey, Japan trip related itemsAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Newspaper clippings, 90th birthday celebration progamAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Newspaper clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: AutographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: ChinaAdd to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Adrienne Dewey in formal dress, April 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 2: John Dewey, taken by Irving Penn for Vogue magazine 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Unidentified womanAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Chiang MonlinAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Testimonial dinner in honor of Walter P. Reuther, Hotel Astor, December 16, 1949.Add to your cart.
Folder 6: John Dewey portraits by BrouchardAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Unidentified young manAdd to your cart.
Package 1: John Dewey at his typewriter, Maple Lodge, 1949.Add to your cart.

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