Mandelbaum, Maurice H., 1908-1987
- Existence: 1908 - 1987
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.
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Overview 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.
Scope and Contents The oral history interview of Maurice Mandelbaum is comprised of two audiocassette recordings and a tape log of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Arthur Wilson on Aug. 6, 1976 in Hanover, NH. The entire interview runs for approximately two hours. 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,...