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Corinne Chisholm Frost papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1017

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Corinne Chisholm Frost's correspondence, fragments of copies of correspondence with philosopher John Dewey, her own writings relating to her own philosophical views, as well as reference materials. Also included are materials produced while Frost attended the Famous Writers School.

Dates

  • 1930-1972 (bulk: 1956-1971)

Creator

OFFSITE LOCATION

The collection is stored offsite. Researchers must contact specialcollections@tulane.edu at least two business days (48 business hours) in advance for access to these materials.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical / Historical

Corinne Chisholm Frost (1886-1971), was a schoolteacher most notable for her correspondence with the philosopher John Dewey. She donated two hundred pieces of correspondence with Dewey to Columbia University. In addition to her intense interests in philosophy and writing, Frost was an active participant in the American Red Cross, the Girl Scout Council, and the Council of Social Agencies. In 1963, she addressed the Thirteenth International Congress of Philosophy in Mexico City.

Extent

6 Linear Feet (11 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically. The collection consists of 11 boxes. It is 6 linear feet.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Jean C. Bittman and Corinne C. Elliot in 1984.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2010 by LAC Group

Title
Corinne Chisholm Frost papers
Status
Completed
Author
LAC Group. Edited by Andrew Mullins, III.
Date
03/02/2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US