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Finding Aid for the Eugene Newton Anderson Papers, 1924-1978
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Description
Eugene Newton Anderson (1900- ) was a professor of history at the University of Nebraska where he was attacked during the McCarthy period by the American Legion for the use of a certain textbook. He later joined the UCLA Department of History. His publications include The first Moroccan crisis, 1904-06 (1930) and Nationalism and the cultural crisis in Prussia, 1806-15 (1939). The collection consists of Anderson's personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts and publications, and the American Legion allegations made against him in the 1950s.
Background
Anderson was born July 24, 1900 in Texas; BA, Chemistry, University of Colorado, 1921; Ph.D, European history, University of Chicago, 1928; studied at University of Berlin, 1924-25, and returned to Germany on Social Sciences research fellowship, 1930-31; published The first Moroccan crisis, 1904-06 (1930) and Nationalism and the cultural crisis in Prussia, 1806-15 (1939); became Associate Chief of the Division of Occupied Areas, U.S. Department of State, 1945; taught at University of Chicago before World War II; taught at University of Nebraska and attacked during McCarthy period for use of textbook; came to UCLA; associated with various modern artists.
Extent
4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.