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Horace Meyer Kallen 1922-1952

By 1882-1974 Horace Meyer Kallen


The papers relate to Kallen's interests in the fields of education, philosophy, Zionism, Jewish affairs, consumerism, co-operative movement, political activism. Correspondence with over 1000 organizations including American Jewish Congress, World Jewish Congress, American Association for Jewish Education, Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America, Julian W. Mack School, Menorah Association, New School for Social Research, President's Commission on Higher Education. About 4,000 individual correspondents including Max Ascoli, Roger Baldwin, Salo W. Baron, Jacob Billikopf, Louis D. Brandeis, Israel S. Chipkin, John Dewey, Felix Frankfurter, Philip R. Goldstein, Sidney Hook, Alvin Johnson, Julian W. Mack, Jerome Nathanson, Edmond de Rothschild, George Santayana, Hans Simon, Louis Sturz, Stephen S. Wise.Labeledwith folder list, English, 152 pp., typed; alphabetic index of correspondents, subjects and organizations, English, 200 pp., typed.Philosopher, writer, educator. Co-founder of the New School for Social Research, New York, in 1919 and dean of its Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science, 1944-1946. An early advocate of consumer rights and environmental controls. Active in liberal, educational and Jewish groups. Served on government committees: Presidential Commission on Higher Education, New York City Commission on Inter-group Relations. Born in Bernstadt, Germany. Came to the U.S. in 1887

Topics: Ascoli, Max, 1898-1978, Baron, Salo Wittmayer, 1895-1989, Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950, Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941, Chipkin, Israel S., 1891-1955., Dewey, John, 1859-1952, Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965, Goldstein, Philip R., Hook, Sidney, 1902-1989, Johnson, Alvin Saunders, 1874-1971, Kallen, Horace Meyer, 1882-1974, Lewin, Kurt, 1890-1947, Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981., Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949., Sturz, Louis., Simon, Hans., Johnson, Alvin Saunders, 1874-1971, Santayana, George, 1863-1952, Rothschild, Edmond, baron de, 1845-1934, Nathanson, Jerome, 1908-1975., Mack, Julian William, 1866-1943., Philosophers., Authors, American., Jewish educators., Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America., Julian W. Mack School., Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America., New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y.), United States. President's Commission on Higher Education, World Jewish Congress., YIVO Archives, American Association for Jewish Education., American Jewish Congress., Education, Civil rights., Philosophy., Zionism., Jews, Universities and colleges, Jews, Consumers., Consumption (Economics), Cooperation., Cultural pluralism., Emigration and immigration., Cooperative societies., Political participation.
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