Guide to the George H. Sabine papers, [ca. 1886-1960]

Collection Number: 14-21-547

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

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Compiled by:
JK
Date completed:
December 12, 1961
EAD encoding:
Ann Hubert, October 2003

© 2002 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
George H. Sabine papers, [ ca. 1886-1960 ]
Collection Number:
14-21-547
Creator:
George Holland Sabine, 1880-1961.
Quantity:
5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Notes, drafts, correspondence, scrapbook.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Abstract:
Largely notes for and rough drafts of the revised edition of Sabine's chief work, A History of Political Theory, as well as additional books and correspondence.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of Philosophy, dean of the Graduate School, and vice president of Cornell University.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Largely notes for and rough drafts of the revised edition of Sabine's chief work, A History of Political Theory; supplemented by four books with underlining and marginal comments: A Treastise of Human Nature; After Utopia; Critique of Pure Reason; and What Is to Be Done. Includes reprints, book reviews, and examinations and other material pertaining to his professional life; a scrapbook (1900-1905) on his student days at Cornell; notes and correspondence concerning the publication of the diary of Cornell's first president, Andrew Dickson White; and genealogical papers on the Sabine family. Administrative and professional correspondence, and drafts and copies of Sabine's book reviews. Includes correspondence concerning Sabine's participation in the American Political Science Association. Correspondents include George Boas, Arthur C. Cole, Arthur H. Cole, Gustavus Watts Cunningham, Edmund Ezra Day, Dixon Ryan Fox, Ludwig F. Freund, George H. Gallup, Milton R. Konvitz, Harold J. Laski, Glenn R. Morrow, Frank Thilly, Charles M. Wiltse, and Carl F. Wittke.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Sabine, George Holland, 1880-1961.
Boas, George, 1891-
Cole, Arthur Charles, 1886-
Cole, Arthur Harrison, 1889-
Cunningham, Gustavus Watts, 1881-
Day, Edmund Ezra, 1883-1951.
Fox, Dixon Ryan, 1887-1945.
Freund, Ludwig Franz, 1898-
Gallup, George Horace, 1901-
Konvitz, Milton Ridvas, 1908-
Laski, Harold Joseph, 1893-1950.
Morrow, Glenn R. (Glenn Raymond), 1895-
Thilly, Frank, 1865-1934.
Wiltse, Charles Maurice, 1907-
Wittke, Carl Frederick, 1892-1971.
American Political Science Association.
Cornell University--Faculty.
Cornell University--Administration.
Cornell University. Dept. of Philosophy.
Cornell University. Graduate School.

Subjects:
Philosophy, Modern.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
George H. Sabine papers, [ca. 1886-1960] #14-21-547. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Description
Container
Cornell Law Quarterly, Mar. 1945
Box 1
Journal of Philosophy, Nov. 9, 1933
Box 1
Bulletin of the American Association of University Professors, Dec. 1929
Box 1
Folder containing correspondence with Raymond P. Morse regarding William C. Pruyn 1903 , check forger
Box 1
School and Society, Sept. 12, 1931
Box 1
Lenin, V.I., What Is To Be Done?
Box 1
Packet of cards relating to membership in the "Royal Society"
Box 1
Kant, Critique of Pure Reason
Box 1
Shklar, After Utopia
Box 1
Hume, Treastise of Human Nature
Box 1
Family Genealogy within volume entitled "Record"
Box 1
International Journal of Ethics, Jan. 1926, Apr. 1927 (two issues)
Box 1
Yale Law Journal, Dec. 1940
Box 1
Ethics, July 1938
Box 1
Journal of Philosopy, Psychology and Scientific Methods, Nov. 25, 1915
Box 1
Journal of Philosophy, June 4, 1931
Box 1
Sabine, George H.
Box 1
  • "What is Political Theory?" reprint from the Journal of Politics, Feb. 1939
  • "Radical Empiricism as a Logical Method" reprint from Philosophical Review, Nov. 1905
  • "Professor Bosanquet's Logic and the Concrete Universal" reprint from PR, Sept. 1912
  • "The Concept of the State as Power" reprint from PR, July 1920
  • "Hume's Contribution to the Historical Method" reprint from PR, Jan. 1906
  • "Bosanquet's Theory of the Real Will" reprint from PR, Nov. 1923 (2 copies)
  • "Descriptive and Normative Sciences" reprint from PR, July 1912
  • "Philosophical and Scientific Specialization" reprint from PR, Jan. 1917
  • "The Concreteness of Thought" reprint from PR, Mar. 1907
  • "The Pragmatic Approach to Political Science" reprint from American Political Science Review, Nov. 1930
  • "Political Science and the Juristic Point of View" reprint from APSR, Aug. 1928
  • "The Material of Thought" reprint from PR, May 1907
  • "Henry Adams and the Writing of History" reprint from the University of California Chronical, Jan. 1924
Vlastos, Gregory, "Equality and Justice in Early Greek Cosmologies" reprint from Classical Philology, July 1947
Box 1
Review of Nesbit's The Quest for Community reprinted from the Southwestern Social Science Quarterly, June 1953
Box 1
Sabine, G.H.
Box 1
  • "Democracy and Preconceived Ideas" Lecture delivered at Ohio State, May 1945
  • "Logic and Social Studies" reprint from Philosophical Review, Mar. 1939
  • Review of Irving Babbit Book Democracy and Leadership reprinted from University of California Chronical, Apr. 1925
  • "Beyond Ideology" reprint from Philosophical Review, Jan. 1948
  • "Social Studies and Objectivity" reprint from University of California Publications in Philosophy, 1941
  • "Freedom and Reform" Philosophical Review, Sept. 1947
  • "The Colloquium Heptaplomeres of Jean Bodin" reprint from "Persecution and Liberty"
Personal Scrapbook from undergraduate days at Cornell
Box 1
The Utilitiarians: Palley, Betham, Mill, Austin
Box 1 Folder 1
Utilitiarianism: Seminary Notes - Bentham, Mill
Box 1 Folder 2
Political Theory - Mill, Green
Box 1 Folder 3
Political Theory - German Idealism
Box 1 Folder 4
Fascism
Box 1 Folder 5
American Political Thought
Box 1 Folder 6
Contemporary Political Theory Notes
Box 1 Folder 7
Contemporary Political Theory Notes and Syllabus
Box 1 Folder 8
Lectures: Recent Political Theory
Box 1 Folder 9
Scientific Method Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 10
Scientific Method, Preliminary Reading List
Box 1 Folder 11
Scientific Method, Poincare, Eddington, Bridgman
Box 1 Folder 12
Scientific Method: Keynes, Ogden and Richards, Broad
Box 1 Folder 13
Types of Science, Course Notes
Box 1 Folder 14
Scientific Method, Illustrations
Box 1 Folder 15
Arts Survey
Box 1 Folder 16
Aristotle - Metaphysics A
Box 1 Folder 17
Aristotle - Metaphysics B
Box 1 Folder 18
Aristotle - Metaphysics TE
Box 1 Folder 19
Aristotle - Metaphysics Z, H
Box 1 Folder 20
Coherence
Box 1 Folder 21
Nicomachean Ethics
Box 1 Folder 22
Plotinus
Box 1 Folder 23
Berkeley
Box 1 Folder 24
R. Staminler
Box 1 Folder 25
Princeton Centennial
Box 1 Folder 26
Contemporary Political Theory
Box 1 Folder 27
Political Theory, Second Term, 1952-1953 , Northwestern
Box 1 Folder 28
Political Theory, Fall Quarter, 1952 , Northwestern
Box 1 Folder 29
Genealogical Material
Box 2 Folder 1
Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences
Box 2 Folder 2
Photographs of Smith
Box 2 Folder 3
Chapman Etchings
Box 2 Folder 4
"My Reminiscences of Ezra Cornell"
Box 2 Folder 5
Aristotle
Box 2 Folder 6
Culture
Box 2 Folder 7
Plato
Box 2 Folder 8
Memory
Box 2 Folder 9
Evolution
Box 2 Folder 10
"A Frenchman Who Remade the World"
Box 2 Folder 11
German Philosophy and the War
Box 2 Folder 12
"The Point of View of Idealism"
Box 2 Folder 13
"The Social Basis of Idealism"
Box 2 Folder 14
"Types of Idealism"
Box 2 Folder 15
"The Prophets of Zwickau"
Box 2 Folder 16
The History of Modern Philosophy - References
Box 2 Folder 17
Syllabus - Elementary Ethics - Philosophy II
Box 2 Folder 18
Nietzsche: A Sentimental Individualist
Box 2 Folder 19
The Ethics of International Relations
Box 2 Folder 20
Administration, St. Lawrence University, Jan. 18, 1951
Box 2 Folder 21
Leninism
Box 2 Folder 22
Leites - Bolshevism
Box 2 Folder 23
Communism
Box 2 Folder 24
Marx
Box 2 Folder 25
Communism
Box 2 Folder 26
Marxism
Box 2 Folder 27
Marxism, Seminar 1956-1957
Box 2 Folder 28
Kant, Critique of Judgment
Box 2 Folder 29
Kant, Critique of Practcial Reason
Box 2 Folder 30
Political Theory, Exams
Box 2 Folder 31
Scheler-Wissenforman Erkenntnis and Arbeit
Box 2 Folder 32
Dewey - Quest for Certainty - copyright date, 1929 , notes for Sabine's review
Box 2 Folder 33
Emil Lederer - The State of the Masses
Box 2 Folder 34
Notes: Gierke
Box 2 Folder 35
Bradley and Moore, Value Theory
Box 2 Folder 36
Latin Averroism Circle
Box 2 Folder 37
Ethics of Bolshevism
Box 2 Folder 38
Soviet of Science, NY Times, July 1959
Box 2 Folder 39
Mao, Djilas, "Criticism of Communism"
Box 2 Folder 40
Notes for Possible Lectures
Box 2 Folder 41
Leibniz
Box 2 Folder 42
Kant - Critique of Pure Reason
Box 2 Folder 43
Justice
Box 2 Folder 44
Logic and Social Studies, 1939
Box 2 Folder 45
Becker - Introduction
Box 2 Folder 46
Russian-American Ideology, Prospects of Democracy, Creighton Club, Apr. 1947
Box 2 Folder 47
Charles A. Beard, Discussion of Human Affairs
Box 2 Folder 48
"Where Did Science Come From?" Research Club 1931
Box 2 Folder 49
Mannheim - Ideology and Utopia - Man and Society
Box 2 Folder 50
Notes: Objectivity and Social Studies
Box 2 Folder 51
Interests and Historical Evidence
Box 2 Folder 52
Marx
Box 3 Folder 1
Communism
Box 3 Folder 2
Notes on a Book
Box 3 Folder 3
An Episode of the Puritan Revolution
Box 3 Folder 4
From Status to Contract
Box 3 Folder 5
Conservatism, Rossiter, Kirk
Box 3 Folder 6
Berlin, Isaiah
Box 3 Folder 7
Winch - Peter
Box 3 Folder 8
Rawls - Justice as Fairness
Box 3 Folder 9
Hartz-Liberal Tradition
Box 3 Folder 10
Free Societies and Free Men
Box 3 Folder 11
G.A. de Laguna
Box 3 Folder 12
Lectures - Kluckholn, Kelly, Bidney, Mowter
Box 3 Folder 13
Riesman, Lonely Crowd, Morality to Morale
Box 3 Folder 14
Definitions of Culture
Box 3 Folder 15
T. Parsons - Theory of Action, Social Stratification
Box 3 Folder 16
Tonniew - Gemeinschaitt
Box 3 Folder 17
MacIver - Web of Government
Box 3 Folder 18
Whitehead - Adv. of Ideas
Box 3 Folder 19
Inkeles - Startification in Russia
Box 3 Folder 20
White - Organization Man
Box 3 Folder 20
Rawls - Two Concepts of Rules
Box 3 Folder 20
Ashley, Wildman, Becker
Box 3 Folder 21
Leibniz - Americana, Fichte - Americana
Box 3 Folder 22
Moral Communication
Box 3 Folder 23
Democracy - Rochester 1947
Box 3 Folder 24
Duverger - Poltical Parties
Box 3 Folder 25
Mills - White Collar, Warner - American Life
Box 3 Folder 26
Hart - Natural Law
Box 3 Folder 27
Historicism - Hegel
Box 3 Folder 28
Hart - Ascription, Waismann - Veritiability
Box 3 Folder 29
Morrow - Plato's Laws
Box 3 Folder 30
Chambers - Witness
Box 3 Folder 31
Party - Key, Hyneman
Box 3 Folder 32
Population - Notestein
Box 3 Folder 33
T.H. Green
Box 3 Folder 34
Denial of Metaphysics - Philosophy Club 1948
Box 3 Folder 35
Mead - Mind, Self, Society
Box 3 Folder 36
White Diary
Box 3 Folder 37
A.E. Murphy - On Practical Reason
Box 3 Folder 38
Lee - Language and Custom
Box 3 Folder 39
Mannheim, Leites
Box 3 Folder 40
Sapir - Cultural Anthropology and Psychiatry
Box 3 Folder 41
Dollard - Frustration and Aggresion, Minorities - Colonial Administration, Murrag - Personality
Box 3 Folder 42
Toulmin - Reason in Ethics
Box 3 Folder 43
Role Personality - Whorf, Pritchard, Newcomb, Merton, F. Kluckholn
Box 3 Folder 44
Toynbee
Box 3 Folder 45
Conant - Science and Common Sense, English Marxist
Box 3 Folder 46
Ginsberg, Malinowdki, Lasswell, Benedict, Horney, Mead, Musdock
Box 3 Folder 47
Herring - Politics of Democracy, Hogben-Retreat from Reason, Dennis-Dynamics of War
Box 3 Folder 48
Dewey - Logic; Criticism of Dewey's Philosophy
Box 3 Folder 49
Spanish Arcitecture
Box 3 Folder 50
Howism Lecture
Box 3 Folder 51
Eugene 1950
Box 3 Folder 52
Irrationalism
Box 3 Folder 53
Reviews and Letters
Box 3 Folder 54
Sutton, Winstanley
Box 3 Folder 55
Leighton, Lynd, Frank, Sherif
Box 3 Folder 56
Northrup - Meeting of East and West, Ideological Man
Box 3 Folder 57
Digger Biography
Box 3 Folder 58
Personal Psycology
Box 3 Folder 59
Liberalism
Box 3 Folder 60
De Tocqueville
Box 3 Folder 61
Natural Law
Box 3 Folder 62
Papper - Open Society, Historicism
Box 3 Folder 63
Ideological Conflict, Industrial College of the Armed Forces
Box 3 Folder 64
The Ideological Conflict in the Struggle for Power
Box 3 Folder 65
The Law of Nature
Box 3 Folder 66
DeLaguna Lecture
Box 3 Folder 67
James Burnham
Box 3 Folder 68
Social Science Research Center
Box 3 Folder 69
Banking Records
Box 3 Folder 70
Max Weber - Wissinchaftslchre
Box 4 Folder 1
Democrary and Preconceived Ideas
Box 4 Folder 2
Miscellaneous Reading Notes
Box 4 Folder 3
Political Theory - Fact and Value
Box 4 Folder 4
Miscellaneous Papers on Fact, Value Dialectic
Box 4 Folder 5
Scientific Method and the New Physics
Box 4 Folder 6
The Liberal Arts College
Box 4 Folder 7
Bodin-Heptaplomeres
Box 4 Folder 8
The Proletarian Movement
Box 4 Folder 9
Lilburne and Cromwell
Box 4 Folder 10
Ethical Theory
Box 4 Folder 11
Ancient Philosophy
Box 4 Folder 12
Syllabus, History of Philosophy
Box 4 Folder 13
Logic
Box 4 Folder 14
Nature of Political Theory
Box 4 Folder 15
Political Theory - The Greek City State
Box 4 Folder 16
Political Theory - Pre-Platonic
Box 4 Folder 17
Political Theory - Plato
Box 4 Folder 18
Plato - The Laws
Box 4 Folder 19
Estate of Wilfred S. Sabine
Box 4 Folder 20
Political Theory - Aristotle
Box 4 Folder 21
Political Theory - Post-Aristotelian to Polybins
Box 4 Folder 22
Political Theory - The Roman Lawyers
Box 4 Folder 23
Political Theory - Cicero Seneca
Box 4 Folder 24
Political Theory - Cicero
Box 4 Folder 25
Cicero Outline
Box 4 Folder 26
Political Theory - 9th Century Feudalism
Box 4 Folder 27
Political Theory - 10th and 12th Centuries
Box 4 Folder 28
Political Theory - Middle Ages - Church and Empire
Box 4 Folder 29
Political Theory - St. Thomas Aquinas
Box 4 Folder 30
Phillip the Fair and Boniface VIII
Box 4 Folder 31
Political Theory - Marsiglio and Conciliaris ts
Box 4 Folder 32
Political Theory - Rise of Nations - Machiavelli
Box 4 Folder 33
Political Theory - The Reformers - Luther and Calvin
Box 4 Folder 34
The Monarchomachs
Box 4 Folder 35
Divine Right of Man
Box 4 Folder 36
Jean Bodin
Box 4 Folder 37
Althusis
Box 4 Folder 38
Political Theory - Grotius
Box 4 Folder 39
Bacon
Box 4 Folder 40
Political Theory - England 16th Century
Box 4 Folder 41
Diggers
Box 4 Folder 42
Political Theory - Milton
Box 4 Folder 43
Harrington
Box 4 Folder 44
Filmer
Box 4 Folder 45
Halifax
Box 4 Folder 46
Political Theory - Locke
Box 4 Folder 47
England - 18th Century
Box 4 Folder 48
Descartes
Box 4 Folder 49
Hume
Box 4 Folder 50
Germany - 18th Century
Box 4 Folder 51
Rousseau
Box 4 Folder 52
France - 18th Century, Montesquieu and Helvitus
Box 4 Folder 53
French Revolution
Box 4 Folder 54
Hume and Burke
Box 4 Folder 55
Fascism
Box 4 Folder 56
French Reaction, Bonold, DeMaistre(?)
Box 4 Folder 57
Political Theory - Hobbes
Box 4 Folder 58
Levellers
Box 4 Folder 59
Letters A-Z, 1940-1943
Box 5
Letters A-Z, 1946-1948
Box 5
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association, 1937-1943
Box 6
Advisory Committee to the Collection of Regional History, 1947
Box 6
Committee on Research, 1947
Box 6
Kallen Festschrift, 1945-1947
Box 6
Encyclopedia Britannica, 1946
Box 6
Winstanley Correspondence, 1938-1941
Box 6
Textbook Committee, American Committee for Democracy and Intellectual Freedom, 1941-1942
Box 6
History of Political Theory
Box 6
Milton Konvitz, 1945-1946
Box 6
Book Reviews, 1940-1950
Box 6
Amercian Political Science Association, Nomination Committee, 1948
Box 7
Correspondence relating to Maximilian Beck, 1947
Box 7
Burr Volume
Box 7
Correspondence relating to The William P. Chapman Print Collection
Box 7
Coulburn Correspondence
Box 7
Committee on Classification of Universities and Colleges, Associatioof American Universities
Box 7
Cresswell Correspondence
Box 7
Review - H.R.G. Greaves, The Foundation of Political Theory
Box 7
Lectures away from Cornell; Invitations; Conferences, 1937-1943
Box 7
Lectures of Recommendation
Box 7
Paine, E.T. - Reappointment, 1935-1936
Box 7
Morrow Correspondence
Box 7
Pulitzer Prize Jury
Box 7
Winstanley - Reviews and Letters of Comment on the Book Itself
Box 7