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

Collection Number: 14-21-547

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

Container
Description
Box 1
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.
  • "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
Box 1
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.
  • "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"
Box 1
Personal Scrapbook from undergraduate days at Cornell
Box 1 Folder 1
The Utilitiarians: Palley, Betham, Mill, Austin
Box 1 Folder 2
Utilitiarianism: Seminary Notes - Bentham, Mill
Box 1 Folder 3
Political Theory - Mill, Green
Box 1 Folder 4
Political Theory - German Idealism
Box 1 Folder 5
Fascism
Box 1 Folder 6
American Political Thought
Box 1 Folder 7
Contemporary Political Theory Notes
Box 1 Folder 8
Contemporary Political Theory Notes and Syllabus
Box 1 Folder 9
Lectures: Recent Political Theory
Box 1 Folder 10
Scientific Method Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 11
Scientific Method, Preliminary Reading List
Box 1 Folder 12
Scientific Method, Poincare, Eddington, Bridgman
Box 1 Folder 13
Scientific Method: Keynes, Ogden and Richards, Broad
Box 1 Folder 14
Types of Science, Course Notes
Box 1 Folder 15
Scientific Method, Illustrations
Box 1 Folder 16
Arts Survey
Box 1 Folder 17
Aristotle - Metaphysics A
Box 1 Folder 18
Aristotle - Metaphysics B
Box 1 Folder 19
Aristotle - Metaphysics TE
Box 1 Folder 20
Aristotle - Metaphysics Z, H
Box 1 Folder 21
Coherence
Box 1 Folder 22
Nicomachean Ethics
Box 1 Folder 23
Plotinus
Box 1 Folder 24
Berkeley
Box 1 Folder 25
R. Staminler
Box 1 Folder 26
Princeton Centennial
Box 1 Folder 27
Contemporary Political Theory
Box 1 Folder 28
Political Theory, Second Term, 1952-1953 , Northwestern
Box 1 Folder 29
Political Theory, Fall Quarter, 1952 , Northwestern
Box 2 Folder 1
Genealogical Material
Box 2 Folder 2
Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences
Box 2 Folder 3
Photographs of Smith
Box 2 Folder 4
Chapman Etchings
Box 2 Folder 5
"My Reminiscences of Ezra Cornell"
Box 2 Folder 6
Aristotle
Box 2 Folder 7
Culture
Box 2 Folder 8
Plato
Box 2 Folder 9
Memory
Box 2 Folder 10
Evolution
Box 2 Folder 11
"A Frenchman Who Remade the World"
Box 2 Folder 12
German Philosophy and the War
Box 2 Folder 13
"The Point of View of Idealism"
Box 2 Folder 14
"The Social Basis of Idealism"
Box 2 Folder 15
"Types of Idealism"
Box 2 Folder 16
"The Prophets of Zwickau"
Box 2 Folder 17
The History of Modern Philosophy - References
Box 2 Folder 18
Syllabus - Elementary Ethics - Philosophy II
Box 2 Folder 19
Nietzsche: A Sentimental Individualist
Box 2 Folder 20
The Ethics of International Relations
Box 2 Folder 21
Administration, St. Lawrence University, Jan. 18, 1951
Box 2 Folder 22
Leninism
Box 2 Folder 23
Leites - Bolshevism
Box 2 Folder 24
Communism
Box 2 Folder 25
Marx
Box 2 Folder 26
Communism
Box 2 Folder 27
Marxism
Box 2 Folder 28
Marxism, Seminar 1956-1957
Box 2 Folder 29
Kant, Critique of Judgment
Box 2 Folder 30
Kant, Critique of Practcial Reason
Box 2 Folder 31
Political Theory, Exams
Box 2 Folder 32
Scheler-Wissenforman Erkenntnis and Arbeit
Box 2 Folder 33
Dewey - Quest for Certainty - copyright date, 1929 , notes for Sabine's review
Box 2 Folder 34
Emil Lederer - The State of the Masses
Box 2 Folder 35
Notes: Gierke
Box 2 Folder 36
Bradley and Moore, Value Theory
Box 2 Folder 37
Latin Averroism Circle
Box 2 Folder 38
Ethics of Bolshevism
Box 2 Folder 39
Soviet of Science, NY Times, July 1959
Box 2 Folder 40
Mao, Djilas, "Criticism of Communism"
Box 2 Folder 41
Notes for Possible Lectures
Box 2 Folder 42
Leibniz
Box 2 Folder 43
Kant - Critique of Pure Reason
Box 2 Folder 44
Justice
Box 2 Folder 45
Logic and Social Studies, 1939
Box 2 Folder 46
Becker - Introduction
Box 2 Folder 47
Russian-American Ideology, Prospects of Democracy, Creighton Club, Apr. 1947
Box 2 Folder 48
Charles A. Beard, Discussion of Human Affairs
Box 2 Folder 49
"Where Did Science Come From?" Research Club 1931
Box 2 Folder 50
Mannheim - Ideology and Utopia - Man and Society
Box 2 Folder 51
Notes: Objectivity and Social Studies
Box 2 Folder 52
Interests and Historical Evidence
Box 3 Folder 1
Marx
Box 3 Folder 2
Communism
Box 3 Folder 3
Notes on a Book
Box 3 Folder 4
An Episode of the Puritan Revolution
Box 3 Folder 5
From Status to Contract
Box 3 Folder 6
Conservatism, Rossiter, Kirk
Box 3 Folder 7
Berlin, Isaiah
Box 3 Folder 8
Winch - Peter
Box 3 Folder 9
Rawls - Justice as Fairness
Box 3 Folder 10
Hartz-Liberal Tradition
Box 3 Folder 11
Free Societies and Free Men
Box 3 Folder 12
G.A. de Laguna
Box 3 Folder 13
Lectures - Kluckholn, Kelly, Bidney, Mowter
Box 3 Folder 14
Riesman, Lonely Crowd, Morality to Morale
Box 3 Folder 15
Definitions of Culture
Box 3 Folder 16
T. Parsons - Theory of Action, Social Stratification
Box 3 Folder 17
Tonniew - Gemeinschaitt
Box 3 Folder 18
MacIver - Web of Government
Box 3 Folder 19
Whitehead - Adv. of Ideas
Box 3 Folder 20
Inkeles - Startification in Russia
Box 3 Folder 20
White - Organization Man
Box 3 Folder 20
Rawls - Two Concepts of Rules
Box 3 Folder 21
Ashley, Wildman, Becker
Box 3 Folder 22
Leibniz - Americana, Fichte - Americana
Box 3 Folder 23
Moral Communication
Box 3 Folder 24
Democracy - Rochester 1947
Box 3 Folder 25
Duverger - Poltical Parties
Box 3 Folder 26
Mills - White Collar, Warner - American Life
Box 3 Folder 27
Hart - Natural Law
Box 3 Folder 28
Historicism - Hegel
Box 3 Folder 29
Hart - Ascription, Waismann - Veritiability
Box 3 Folder 30
Morrow - Plato's Laws
Box 3 Folder 31
Chambers - Witness
Box 3 Folder 32
Party - Key, Hyneman
Box 3 Folder 33
Population - Notestein
Box 3 Folder 34
T.H. Green
Box 3 Folder 35
Denial of Metaphysics - Philosophy Club 1948
Box 3 Folder 36
Mead - Mind, Self, Society
Box 3 Folder 37
White Diary
Box 3 Folder 38
A.E. Murphy - On Practical Reason
Box 3 Folder 39
Lee - Language and Custom
Box 3 Folder 40
Mannheim, Leites
Box 3 Folder 41
Sapir - Cultural Anthropology and Psychiatry
Box 3 Folder 42
Dollard - Frustration and Aggresion, Minorities - Colonial Administration, Murrag - Personality
Box 3 Folder 43
Toulmin - Reason in Ethics
Box 3 Folder 44
Role Personality - Whorf, Pritchard, Newcomb, Merton, F. Kluckholn
Box 3 Folder 45
Toynbee
Box 3 Folder 46
Conant - Science and Common Sense, English Marxist
Box 3 Folder 47
Ginsberg, Malinowdki, Lasswell, Benedict, Horney, Mead, Musdock
Box 3 Folder 48
Herring - Politics of Democracy, Hogben-Retreat from Reason, Dennis-Dynamics of War
Box 3 Folder 49
Dewey - Logic; Criticism of Dewey's Philosophy
Box 3 Folder 50
Spanish Arcitecture
Box 3 Folder 51
Howism Lecture
Box 3 Folder 52
Eugene 1950
Box 3 Folder 53
Irrationalism
Box 3 Folder 54
Reviews and Letters
Box 3 Folder 55
Sutton, Winstanley
Box 3 Folder 56
Leighton, Lynd, Frank, Sherif
Box 3 Folder 57
Northrup - Meeting of East and West, Ideological Man
Box 3 Folder 58
Digger Biography
Box 3 Folder 59
Personal Psycology
Box 3 Folder 60
Liberalism
Box 3 Folder 61
De Tocqueville
Box 3 Folder 62
Natural Law
Box 3 Folder 63
Papper - Open Society, Historicism
Box 3 Folder 64
Ideological Conflict, Industrial College of the Armed Forces
Box 3 Folder 65
The Ideological Conflict in the Struggle for Power
Box 3 Folder 66
The Law of Nature
Box 3 Folder 67
DeLaguna Lecture
Box 3 Folder 68
James Burnham
Box 3 Folder 69
Social Science Research Center
Box 3 Folder 70
Banking Records
Box 4 Folder 1
Max Weber - Wissinchaftslchre
Box 4 Folder 2
Democrary and Preconceived Ideas
Box 4 Folder 3
Miscellaneous Reading Notes
Box 4 Folder 4
Political Theory - Fact and Value
Box 4 Folder 5
Miscellaneous Papers on Fact, Value Dialectic
Box 4 Folder 6
Scientific Method and the New Physics
Box 4 Folder 7
The Liberal Arts College
Box 4 Folder 8
Bodin-Heptaplomeres
Box 4 Folder 9
The Proletarian Movement
Box 4 Folder 10
Lilburne and Cromwell
Box 4 Folder 11
Ethical Theory
Box 4 Folder 12
Ancient Philosophy
Box 4 Folder 13
Syllabus, History of Philosophy
Box 4 Folder 14
Logic
Box 4 Folder 15
Nature of Political Theory
Box 4 Folder 16
Political Theory - The Greek City State
Box 4 Folder 17
Political Theory - Pre-Platonic
Box 4 Folder 18
Political Theory - Plato
Box 4 Folder 19
Plato - The Laws
Box 4 Folder 20
Estate of Wilfred S. Sabine
Box 4 Folder 21
Political Theory - Aristotle
Box 4 Folder 22
Political Theory - Post-Aristotelian to Polybins
Box 4 Folder 23
Political Theory - The Roman Lawyers
Box 4 Folder 24
Political Theory - Cicero Seneca
Box 4 Folder 25
Political Theory - Cicero
Box 4 Folder 26
Cicero Outline
Box 4 Folder 27
Political Theory - 9th Century Feudalism
Box 4 Folder 28
Political Theory - 10th and 12th Centuries
Box 4 Folder 29
Political Theory - Middle Ages - Church and Empire
Box 4 Folder 30
Political Theory - St. Thomas Aquinas
Box 4 Folder 31
Phillip the Fair and Boniface VIII
Box 4 Folder 32
Political Theory - Marsiglio and Conciliaris ts
Box 4 Folder 33
Political Theory - Rise of Nations - Machiavelli
Box 4 Folder 34
Political Theory - The Reformers - Luther and Calvin
Box 4 Folder 35
The Monarchomachs
Box 4 Folder 36
Divine Right of Man
Box 4 Folder 37
Jean Bodin
Box 4 Folder 38
Althusis
Box 4 Folder 39
Political Theory - Grotius
Box 4 Folder 40
Bacon
Box 4 Folder 41
Political Theory - England 16th Century
Box 4 Folder 42
Diggers
Box 4 Folder 43
Political Theory - Milton
Box 4 Folder 44
Harrington
Box 4 Folder 45
Filmer
Box 4 Folder 46
Halifax
Box 4 Folder 47
Political Theory - Locke
Box 4 Folder 48
England - 18th Century
Box 4 Folder 49
Descartes
Box 4 Folder 50
Hume
Box 4 Folder 51
Germany - 18th Century
Box 4 Folder 52
Rousseau
Box 4 Folder 53
France - 18th Century, Montesquieu and Helvitus
Box 4 Folder 54
French Revolution
Box 4 Folder 55
Hume and Burke
Box 4 Folder 56
Fascism
Box 4 Folder 57
French Reaction, Bonold, DeMaistre(?)
Box 4 Folder 58
Political Theory - Hobbes
Box 4 Folder 59
Levellers
Box 5
Letters A-Z, 1940-1943
Box 5
Letters A-Z, 1946-1948
Box 6
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 7
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