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Mandelbaum, Maurice H., 1908-1987

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1908 - 1987

Biography

Maurice Mandelbaum was born on Dec. 9, 1908 in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1929 and received his Masters in 1932. In 1938 he received his Ph.D from Yale. He was hired by Dartmouth College in 1931 as a member of the Philosophy Department. He was Professor of Philosophy from 1947-1957. He died in 1987 in Hanover, NH.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Maurice Mandelbaum papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-777
MS-777
Date(s): 1954 to 1983
Abstract

Maurice Mandelbaum (1908-1987), professor of philosophy. Dartmouth College Class of 1932. The collection contains typescript drafts of three of his essays and an incomplete draft of his "History, Man and Reason," as well as correspondence with Philip D. and Patricia Curtin.

Oral history interview with Maurice Mandelbaum.

 Collection
Identifier: DOH-240
DOH-240
Date(s): 1976-08-06
Abstract Maurice Mandelbaum, Class of 1929, Professor of Philosophy Emeritus 1947-1957. Oral history interview documenting his career at Dartmouth College. Professor Mandelbaum talks about anti-semitism in the academic world and in undergraduate life and also talks about diversity in the student body. He assesses Hopkins' administration, teaching at Dartmouth in the 1930s, Morrison as Dean, and the disagreement over tenure promotion policy. He also assesses Dickey's administration, and the problems...