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

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Collection Overview

Title: S. Morris Eames papers, 1962-1986Add to your cart.

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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Walter Robert Corti, Editor of The Philosophy of Geroge Herbet Mead and The Philosophy of William James, and participant in the Winterthur Seminars
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Manuscript editor, S. Morris Eames
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Manuscript editor, S. Morris Eames. These 9 folders contain book chapters as well as correspondence concerning the book.
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