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

 Collection
Identifier: 0284

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.

Dates

  • 1900-1993

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

11.43 Linear Feet (26 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Note on condition

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

Acquisition

Gift of Antoinette T. Searles, March 1995.
Title
collection of Edwin Diller Starbuck and Herbert L. Searles papers
Status
Publish Basic
Date
2010
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States