Pacific University Archives

Alfred Havighurst Papers Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS 30
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of Description
Finding aid written in English.
Sponsor
Sponsored by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission

Dates

  • 1928-1988 (Creation)
  • 1928 – 1934 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1 folders (Whole)
    1 folder

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Notes

  • Summary

    Alfred F. Havighurst served as Professor of History and Political Science at Pacific University during academic year 1928-1929. This small collection primarily consists of correspondence between Havighurst and Pacific University staff members regarding his work and donations to the university.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Pacific University owns the copyright to some, but not all, of the materials housed in its archives. Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of Pacific University is retained by Pacific University and requires its permission for publication. Copyright status for other collection materials varies. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open for research.

  • Preferred Citation

    [item identification], Alfred Havighurst Papers, Pacific University Archives, Forest Grove, Oregon.

  • Scope and Contents

    Small collection primarily consisting of correspondence between Alfred F.Havighurst and John F. Dobb, President of Pacific University; Alan Gunn, Professor of English Literature; and Marie Christiansen, Secretary to the President. The letters concern his employment at and donations to the university from 1928-1938, and efforts to raise funds for Pacific University on the East Coast. Also includes his employment contract, several letters pertaining to the donation of the collection to the Pacific University Archives in 1988, and clippings.

  • Biographical Note

    Alfred F. Havighurst served as Professor of History and Political Science at Pacific University during academic year 1928-1929. He had received his B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan College and his M.A. from University of Chicago. After working at Pacific University, he earned a Ph.D. at Harvard University, and then became a Professor of History at Amherst College, where he remained until retirement.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Donated by Alfred Havighurst in 1988.

  • Bibliography

    • Pacific University Register. Bulletin 1928-1929; Announcements 1929-1930. Vol. 25:3. Forest Grove, OR: 1929. See list of faculty , p. 5.

Instances

  • Type
    Mixed Materials
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    MS File 1
    Container 2 Type
    Folder
    Container 2 Indicator
    MS.30

Components