TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY HISTORIAN AND POLITICAL SCIENTIST SAUL K. PADOVER AS DEAN OF THE NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH.


New York: November 15, 1950.. 1950.. Very good. - 37 words typed on a sheet of New School letterhead, 8-1/2 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide. Signed in green ink "Saul K. Padover". His title "Dean" is typed below the signature. There is creasing to the letterhead at top left. Folded once for mailing. Together with a carbon copy of the recipient's letter. Very good.

Harold Rugg of Teachers College, Columbia University has written to Padover, seeking to change the date of Padover's meeting with Rugg's Luncheon Forum. Padover replies; "The date (November 29th) and topic are fine. I am looking forward to the pleasure of making your acquaintance and of addressing the group."

Saul K. Padover [1905-1981] was a historian and political scientist at the New School of Social Research in New York City. He wrote or edited definitive studies of Karl Marx, Joseph II of Austria, Louis XVI of France and three American founding fathers--Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and Thomas Jefferson. He joined the graduate faculty of the New School in 1949 and remained there until his death in 1981.

One of the most significant educators during the Progressive era of education, Harold Rugg [1886-1960] was a professor of education at Teachers College of Columbia University. A civil engineer, he had become interested in how students learn and pursued a doctorate in education. He was responsible for producing the very first series of school textbooks from 1929 until the 1940s.

Title: TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY HISTORIAN AND POLITICAL SCIENTIST SAUL K. PADOVER AS DEAN OF THE NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH.

Author Name: Padover, Saul K. (1905-1981). A historian and political scientist at the New School for Social Research in New York City.

Categories: History,

Publisher: New York: November 15, 1950.: 1950.

Book Condition: Very good

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34558

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