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S. Morris Eames papers, 1962-1986 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

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Collection Overview

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ID: 3/RG 4/FP 17-19-F7

Primary Creator: Eames, S. Morris (Samuel Morris) (1916-1986)

Extent: 10.0 Cubic Feet

Date Acquired: 04/22/1982. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: American Association of University Professors., American Philosophical Association. Western Division, Dewey, John, 1859-1952, James, William, 1842-1910., Philosophical literature - Publishing - History, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Dissertations, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Faculty

Forms of Material: Dewey, Roberta - Correspondence

Languages: English, German, Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This Professor S. Morris Eames Papers consists of correspondence both professional and personal; manuscripts along with notes, bibliographies and indexes of works either authored or edited by Eames; and recommendations and congratulations concerning Eames receiving an Outstanding Teacher Award in 1983. Noteable corresponders includes Lord Bertrand Russell; Ernest Nagel; Mark Johnson; John McDermott; Senator Edward Long; Robert Dewey; and Lewis E. Hahn. The remaining correspondence is mostly between Eames and his students. Also included in the collection are tapes and books produced from the Winterthur Seminars in Switzerland, in which Eames participated. An accession added later to the collection, donated by his wife, contains notes, papers, comments, and presentations related to a book titled Creativity and Democracy that Eames did not finish before his death, though an edited and shortened version of the paper is included in Experience and Value: Essays on John Dewey and Pragmatic Naturalism.

Biographical Note

Dr. S. Morris Eames, born in 1916, was a distinguished scholar in American Philosophical thought and taught at several schools in the country like Culver/Stockton (Missouri) College, University of Missouri at Columbia, Washington University in St. Louis, and at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. He was a devoted teacher, and was particularly concerned with philosophy in general education. He has authored several books of critical relevance in the field of philosophy; notable among his works are The Philosophy of Alexander Campbell and Pragmatic Naturalism. He co-authored the book Logical Methods with his wife, Elizabeth Ramsden Eames, who also taught at Southern Illinois University. Both Morris and Elizabeth were avid readers of and writers on Dewey. He was also the past President of the Missouri Philosophical Association, as well as a participant in the Association of American University Professors, the Association for the Development of Philosophy Teaching, the Society for Philosophy of Creativity, and the World Congress of Philosophy. Eames died in 1986.

Subject/Index Terms

American Association of University Professors.
American Philosophical Association. Western Division
Dewey, John, 1859-1952
James, William, 1842-1910.
Philosophical literature - Publishing - History
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Dissertations
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Faculty

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Accruals: 4 additional accessions: #1240 (1991); #1433 (1995); #1478 (1996); #1819 (July 12, 2002); all donated by Elizabeth Eames.

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: Accession #751, Donated by S. Morris Eames

Preferred Citation: [after identification of item(s)], S. Morris Eames Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Finding Aid Revision History: Preliminary inventories of various accessions completed in the 1990's. Complete collection including all 4 accessions added to Archon in October 2013.


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Folder 1: S. Morris Eames Curriculum Vitae, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Miscellaneous Letters, 1975-1985Add to your cart.
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Folder 4: Miscellaneous Papers, Documents, and Letters, 1965-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Old Letters, 1968-1972Add to your cart.
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Folder 7: Recommendations, 1969-1972Add to your cart.
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Folder 9: Allen, Doug, 1980Add to your cart.
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Folder 11: Ames, Van Meter, 1972-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Andresen, Robert, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Apel, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Aranson, Peter H., 1966Add to your cart.
Concerning Anti-Defamation League
Folder 15: Atreya, JPAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Axtelle, George, May 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Babic, Ivan, 1966-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Babic, Ivan (continued), 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 19: "Balkan Tourist", 1973Add to your cart.
Concerning World Congress of Philosophy
Folder 20: Barker, John, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Barry, Lawrence, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Barth, Louis A., 1967-1973Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Baugh, Al, 1978-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Bencini, Edward, 1969-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Benda and Clemens, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Besemer, December 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Beyler, Roger E., 1970-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Bickham, Steve, 1970-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Binder, Michael A., undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Blackwell, Ken, 1969-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Blankemeyer, Ken, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Blizek, William, 1969-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Blumenfeld, G.J., 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Bohnsack, Fritz, 1966 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: Boryk, William, 1978-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Brickman, William, 1963-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Brown, Peter, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Broyer, John, 1968-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Broyer, John (continued), 1970-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Burtt, E.A., 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Cairl, Don, undatedAdd to your cart.
Santayana Thesis
Folder 42: Campbell, Jim, 1978Add to your cart.
Stonybrook
Folder 43: Carty, James W., 1966-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Chacon, Roger, 1968-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Chang, Ching Mei, 1978-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Chang, Ching Mei (continuation), 1972-1973Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Chappel, Vere, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 48: Chen, Te, 1968-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Cheng, Philip, 1971-1972Add to your cart.

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