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William A. Earle (1919-1988) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 11/3/20/4
The William A. Earle Papers fill one box and date between 1941 and 1988. The collection consists of biographical materials and his writings. The biographical materials include Earle's diplomas, his undergraduate convocation program, press releases, resumes, and obituaries.

Earle's dissertations, “The Limits of Intelligibility,” University of Aix-Marseilles (1948), and “Thought and Its Object,” University of Chicago (1952), are foldered separately. Earle's writings are represented by typescript article drafts, journal reprints, and draft and published versions of book reviews. Article drafts and a few published works are foldered individually. Reprints and book reviews are foldered by category and within categories alphabetically according to title.

A folder of general correspondence and related materials completes the series.

Dates

  • 1941-1988

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact us at archives@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3136 to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

17.00 Boxes

Abstract

The William A. Earle Papers fill one box and date between 1941 and 1988. The collection consists of biographical materials and his writings. The biographical materials include Earle's diplomas, his undergraduate convocation program, press releases, resumes, and obituaries.
Earle's dissertations, “The Limits of Intelligibility,” University of Aix-Marseilles (1948), and “Thought and Its Object,” University of Chicago (1952), are foldered separately. Earle's writings are represented by typescript article drafts, journal reprints, and draft and published versions of book reviews. Article drafts and a few published works are foldered individually. Reprints and book reviews are foldered by category and within categories alphabetically according to title.
A folder of general correspondence and related materials completes the series.

Arrangement Note

Dissertations are organized chronologically, while writings are organized alphabetically by title.

Method of Acquisition

The University Archives acquired the Earle Papers on February 13, 1989 by the Estate of William Earle, via Charles F. Moles, Earle's attorney (Accession #89-29).

Related Materials

For additional materials on William A. Earle see University Archives' audio tape recording #AT 1699 (a discussion by Earle on the phenomenology of Edmund Husserl, January 2, 1963).

Separated Materials

Nineteen books by Earle have been transferred to the University Archives' faculty publications collection, room 110. Photographs have been transferred to the University Archives' photograph collection. Earle's 1948 diploma has been added to the University Archives' diploma collection.

Processing Information

Victor Thompson, February 24, 1989.
Title
Guide to the William A. Earle (1919-1988) Papers
Date
12/02/1990
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

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Deering Library, Level 3
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