Searles (Anna Hawley) collection of Edwin Diller Starbuck and Herbert L. Searles papers Edit




  • 1900-1993 (Creation)


  • 11.43 Linear Feet (Whole)
    26 boxes

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  • Abstract

    The collections consist of publications; publications proofs; research notes; correspondence files; lecture notes and course assignments; receipts and cancelled checks; photograph, half-tone blocks, and transparencies; a scrapbook; and personal artifacts representing the personal papers and research of Edwin Diller Starbuck (1900 to 1955), Herbert L. Searles (ca. 1924 to 1959), Anna Hawley Searles (1948 to 1951). Edwin Diller Starbuck (1866-1947) was a prominent teacher of philosophy, psychology, and education. Dr. Starbuck became associated with USC as professor of philosophy and later professor of psychology until his retirement in 1943. Herbert Leon Searles (1891-1980) was a professor of philosophy at USC from 1930-1957 and was associate director of the Institute of Character Education and Research. His wife, Anna Hawley Searles, served at USC as an administrator.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Anna Hawley Searles Collection of Edwin Diller Starbuck Papers and Herbert L. Searles Papers, Collection no. 0284, University Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

  • Acquisition

    Gift of Antoinette T. Searles, March 1995.

  • Note on condition

    Many of the documents bear signs of insect or other damage.