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Josiah Royce collection : 1878-1916

  • 34 items.
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    Ms. 29 Box 1 c. 1
Also known as
  • Royce (Josiah) collection
  • Royce collection
Local Subjects
  • Manuscripts (literary)
  • Photoprints.
  • Dissertations.
  • Lecture notes.
  • Poems.
  • The collection includes Royce's letters (1878-87) to the George B. Coale family of Baltimore regarding family matters, reactions to California and discussions of current literature and philosophy. Writings include Royce's unpublished dissertation, a humorous poem and lecture notes (1916) by a student in one of Royce's philosophy classes at Harvard.
Other information
  • See related material in the Gilman Papers, Lovejoy Papers, H.B. Adams Papers, Remsen Papers, and Gildersleeve Papers in Special Collections.
  • Cite as: Josiah Royce Collection Ms. 29, Special Collections, Milton S. Eisenhower Library, Johns Hopkins University.
  • Finding aids note: Unpublished register available in the repository.
  • Ownership history: Provenance: Gift of Katherine Royce 1923, Mary B. Coale Redwood 1937, Julius Loewenberg 1956, and Frank Oppenheim 1969.
  • Historical information: Educator and philosopher who received his Ph. D. at Johns Hopkins in 1878. Proponent of post-Kantian idealism which emphasized some kind of metaphysical Absolute and reality as an act or experience of the mind.
  • Organization and arrangement of materials: 3 series: 1.Correspondence arranged chronologically (22 items); 2. Writings arranged alphabetically by title (6 items); 3. Miscellany (5 items)
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 48380088
  • OCLC: 48380088