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.
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.
4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
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