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Box 0111.02


Contains 17 Results:

Bryn Mawr and the Fullerton Philosophical Club, 1929-1939

 File — Box: 0111.02, Folder: 09
Scope and Contents

Letter from Grace de Laguna, Dated October 31, 1929 Letter from Grace de Laguna, Dated Apr. 28, 1930 In Memory of Theodore de Laguna, Dated November l6, 1930. Letter from Grace de Laguna, Dated June 4, 1939 with a note from Frank Becker, Acting Chair: Philosophy Department re: the honorary dinner that the Blake Society was giving Hughes.

Dates: 1929-1939

Letters re: Department of Agriculture Conference of Philosophers, 1939

 File — Box: 0111.02, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Letter from Carl Tausch to Hughes “happy he can attend the philosophers conference”, Dated March 1, 1939. Letter from Carl Tausch, Chief, Program Study and Discussion Section, Division of Program Planning, at the Department of Agriculture. Dated March 11, 1939 (Note: Hughes discusses this in one of his columns in the country newspaper and it may not have been a delight to the administration or Trustees. The conference was on how to make rural life more important and fulfilling in...
Dates: 1939

Other correspondence, 1930s-19402

 File — Box: 0111.02, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Separate letters from the 1930s and 1940s that are of import: William Montague, Barnard College to Hughes Dated March 27, 1934. (Note: This is a candid description of a happening at the Hughes household when Montague stayed with us. Hughes was known to be abstemious and so Montague brought some refreshment in his luggage and it had spilled. Mrs. Hughes rectified the dress shirt with ease and with much industry.) Letter to Hughes from C.H. Langford, Michigan. Dated Oct. 13, 1936. Two letters...
Dates: 1930s-19402

Letter to Hughes from Arthur Lovejoy

 File — Box: 0111.02, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection: “Percy Hughes Publications and Papers (1872-1952)” collection contains photographs, correspondence, family documents, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, books and academic articles, and reprints on Philosophy, Psychology, Education, Higher Education, Sports Education, and Lehigh University by Percy Hughes who was a Lehigh professor and taught Philosophy, Psychology and Education, and was a lifelong friend of John Dewey.The collection was researched, compiled and organized by Elizabeth Hughes...
Dates: 1872-1952

Newspaper Articles about Hughes, 1910-1947

 File — Box: 0111.02, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents Hughes spoke at the graduation of Central High School, South Bethlehem, 1910. Bethlehem Globe Times. (may be) Allentown Morning Call re: Hughes’ speech on Sports. The Warren Journal, article on Hughes’ Glory Hill property bought in 1926 or 7, Dated May 13, 1938. The Warren Journal, Thursday, October, 1946 (?) The Washington Star article on pond and estate of Hughes, Dated August 28, 1947 Newark Evening Ledger obituary, April 24, 1952. (Note: Missing the N.Y. Times obituary put in the paper...
Dates: 1910-1947

Columns: The Apollo Journal, 1944-1947

 File — Box: 0111.02, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents Columns headed Editorial Views by Percy Hughes, Ph. D. Professor Emeritus, Lehigh University 8/3/44: The Religion of Sports The Shortest Way with Defeated Enemies 8/10/44: Sermons and Statecraft 8/17/44: How Dangerous Is Truth? 8/24/44: How Far Have We Come? 10/12/44: Library Musings 10/19/44: More on Rural Schools 10/26/44: Public Libraries in Warren County 11/2/44: Public Libraries II 11/9/44: Empires 11/30/44: That Year in Public Service 1/11/45: Still Studying That Charter 1/18/45: Man...
Dates: 1944-1947

Columns: Warren Journal

 File — Box: 0111.02, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents Columns headed The Book Shelf by Dr. Percy Hughes. Thirteen weeks of columns are included in this group covering all sorts of books published nationally or simply in nearby counties such as Hunterdon County which had hired someone to bring the county’s history up to date. The subjects are wide-ranging from fiction to all sorts of non-fiction but primarily available in the county libraries. Dating these columns is impossible as there are no dates included in the cuttings with the exception of...
Dates: 1872-1952