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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Louis Filler Papers, 1944-1993, and undated



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Filler, Louis, 1911-1998
Title: Filler, Louis, papers
Dates: 1944-1993, and undated
Abstract: Correspondence, manuscripts, schedule books, microfilm, and research files comprise the Louis Filler Papers. Filler’s Dictionary of American Conservatism and Dictionary of Social Change are represented in research files, manuscripts, and publishing proofs. Filler’s tenure at Antioch College is especially documented.
Accession No.: 2012-172
OCLC No.: 805937974
Extent: 34 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Louis Filler (1911-1998) was a professor of American studies at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio from 1953 until his death. Filler earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Temple University in 1934. He was awarded a Master of Arts degree from Columbia University in 1941; in 1943 he earned his Ph.D from Columbia. Filler began teaching at Antioch College in 1953 as a professor of American civilization. In 1976, he was made Distinguished University Professor of American Culture and Society. He also served as a Fulbright Scholar from 1979-1980 at the University of Erlangen in Germany. Filler’s research topics included American Liberalism, reform, abolitionism, and American Conservatism. Filler died in 1998 in Austin, Texas.

Source:

"Filler, Louis." Ohio Center for the Book. Accessed August 7, 2012. http://www.cpl.org/ocb/OhioAuthors/FillerLouis.aspx.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, manuscripts, schedule books, microfilm, and research files comprise the Louis Filler Papers, 1944-1993, and undated. Filler’s Dictionary of American Conservatism and Dictionary of Social Change are represented in research files, manuscripts, and publishing proofs. Filler’s tenure at Antioch College is especially documented.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Access to portions of this collection are restricted. Contact repository for further information.

Use Restrictions

These papers are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Filler, Louis, 1911-1998 -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
Antioch College.
Subjects
Antioch College -- Faculty.
Antislavery movements -- United States.
Conservatism -- United States -- Dictionaries.
Liberalism -- United States.
Progressivism (United States politics)
Social problems -- Dictionaries.
United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Louis Filler Papers, 1944-1993, and undated, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Alison Clemens, July 2012

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
2012-172/1 Manuscript fragments
Notebooks
Engagement books, 1968-1993
Microfilm
Account ledger, 1956-1962
Book covers – Dictionary of American Conservatism
Integration of Negroes into Industry, dissertation by Martha S. Wells, 1949
box
2012-172/2 Reference
Crusades
Dictionary of Cliches
"Abolition and the Impulse Toward Reform" final draft
Royalty statements to various Filler books
Filler notes
Advertising for Filler books
Filler related and various
Booklets, pamphlets, and publications
Letters, 1980s
Foyles
Ads - professional magazines
Thomas Wilson Door
Varied reviews
Lovett
Lewisohn
Negro biography
James Fenimore Cooper
Correspondence in relation to Progressivism and Muckraking
Wagner/Busehs
Garland Crisis
Ozer - slavery
Jerry Ozer
Letters, 1964
RR Bowker Co. regarding Filler’s Progressivism and Muckraking
Publishers
Ohiana and others
Kreiger
Wendell Phillips
Horace Mann
W. Phillips
BC - Clio Press
Bowker
An assortment of letters
Filler
Pretty various
box
2012-172/3 Non-Filler writings
Pamphlets and various authors' articles
Various printed material
Newspaper clippings and magazines
box
2012-172/4 Proof pages for Filler dictionary project, poems and time proofs
Diaries
Microfilm
Index cards
box
2012-172/5 Page proofs for Diller dictionary
Partial manuscript for Filler's Dictionary of American Conservatism
Microfilm
box
2012-172/6 United Latina Newsletter
Newspapers and clippings
Printed material, newsletters and magazines
Wonderful World of Cleveland
Wonderful World of Ohio
American Authors
US Army Vocational Aptitude Guide
Public Auction and Mail Bid Sale
The CEA Critic
Washington Observer Newsletter
Markham Review
The Rush Hour Book, Shell Oil Company
Studies in the Social Aspects of Depression and Poverty, USA
AHA Newsletter
The Evolution of Capitalism
American Labor
Annual Editions
Economic and Ethical Liberalism in Conflict
Cultural Information Service
The Humble Way
Atlantic Monthly
Sports Illustrated
Newsweek
TIME
New York
US News
Temple - Temple University
Article clippings
Miscellaneous book jacket covers
Miscellaneous clippings and articles
Miscellaneous clippings and flyers
Tombstone rubbing
Miscellaneous materials
box
2012-172/7 Research index cards
Examination questions
Unlabeled
F. P. Dunne - L. Steffens
box
2012-172/8 Historical Fiction
Addresses
Miscellaneous
box
2012-172/9 Miscellaneous articles
Play scripts
Newspaper clippings
box
2012-172/10 Printed material, journals, magazines, and bulletins
British Association for American Studies
Information Bulletin
Summer Circle Free Festival
Imprimis
College English
Bowling Green State University Popular Press
The Valley of Decision
University of Utah Summer School
A Life Culture Study of China, teaching plans
Bookman’s Weekly
Miscellaneous articles and clippings
box
2012-172/11 Research index cards
D-American Civilization
D-American Civilization
box
2012-172/12 Unlabeled
box
2012-172/13 More for MS
Populism
Quest for Heroes, Friedman
History
Crusade
Filler galleys, various chapters
Filler, various correspondence
Filler
James Gordon Bennett
Filler, reprint and paperback
Arts and the Man
Filler, Louis, Anti-slavery movement in the US
L270t: Reserve
Senior paper
H236t: Reserve reading list
H326t: Reserve
Syllabi L270t
Class form for winter
H326t syllabi
H238 Syllabus and reserve reading list
Louis Filler, Crusade for American Lib.
Rose Oriente
Incom. 1966
Muckracke
Muckracking
Rose Oriente
Youth
Feinberg
OPAC-CAPAC
Miscellaneous articles and manuscript drafts
Louise Goodman minutes and correspondence, 1969
box
2012-172/14 Master's Thesis
Creatures of Discontent
Crusade Against Slavery
Various letters
Articles on Filler
Academic papers
Larry Block
Lyman Beecher
Fate of an American Author
Arthur E. Morgan
Robert Lincoln Straker
Millah Robinson
Antioch in Prosperity and Depression
Education for Society
Institution in Trauma
Filler Notes
Filler Dictionary entries with photocopies
box
2012-172/15 Photocopies related to Filler Dictionary entries
Belfry Press, 1991
Miscellaneous
Academic papers
From Pre-First World War Greenwich Village to Postwar Disillusion
The Civil War and the Disruption of American Politics
Antioch College
box
2012-172/16 Dictionary of Social Change notes and manuscript [Proofs in Box 2AA59]
Cards for Dictionary of Social Change
Rolodex
box
2012-172/17 Research index cards
box
2012-172/18 Research index cards
box
2012-172/19 Research index cards
Rolodex
box
2012-172/20 Research index cards
box
2012-172/21 Research index cards
box
2012-172/22 Day planners, 1961-1993
Microfilm
Index cards
box
2012-172/23 Loose papers, 1944-1975
Newspapers
Booklets
Article copies
Antioch College Bulletin
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Burns, 1968
General
The Negro
Religion
War on Poverty
Capitalism
Newspaper clippings
Miscellaneous
Slavery
The Jersey Devil
box
2012-172/24 Newspapers
Clippings
Magazines
Student reports and theses
box
2012-172/25 Letters and letters, 1955-1980
Writings
Various things
Russell Kirk
Sins of Society
Hillsdale
Filler and The University Bookman
Wilbur
Liberal evasions
QQ seasoned [The University Bookman]
Pop culture
Filler [writings]
Unknown Edw. Markham
Center presidency
Organization of American Historians
Books reviews and others
Our Youth by Filler
History #295 Vermont
American Historical Association
Washburn, December 27-30, 1986
San Francisco, December 27-30, 1989
A.H. review
Knowledge Resources Inc.
Academic book reviews
Carter
Publications
Jerry Hirsch
Filler/pix
New York
box
2012-172/26 Correspondence
G
The "Anxious Years" and other letters
Louis Untermeyer
Letters from Prammet People
Cruz Carowar
R. L. Puffins
E
Rupert Hughes
Various letters
I
Randolph Bourne - Eyewitnesses
More Herb Gardner
Kirk J. Fischer
O
F
Comanco
Herb Gardner
Concerning Randolph
On Bourne, Stefans, J. Bellamy, other letters from prominent people
The Cartoonist Ed Fischer
Childe Dorr
Nevino, Cochran Kirk, others
Harry Bernard
Ben Botkan
Day
Peter Viereck
Letters acknowledging Filler’s gift of "Chatterton"
Hamet Lacy (4)
Ed Fischer
box
2012-172/27 Folder of letters
Lowell
Writings (non-Filler)
Proof CAS [Crusade Against Slavery]
Essays and articles
Collins - Critics - American
Miscellaneous materials
Notes
Papers and other non-Filler writings
ACLS
Letters, 50s and 60s
CBARC
Bound volume
Letters from various times
Filler articles - reviews - notes
Advertising for Filler books - negatives of chapters of Distinguished Scholars
Non-Filler reprint of articles and others
History of Antioch TWLF
Mexico
box
2012-172/28 Ephemera
Filler notes
Filler book related to other
Various letters
Other works, D.S.
Ovid
Phi Alpha Theta Honors Society
Magazines
DGP - spinners, magazines
Teaching methods
Fracer, Trebelcock, Barns & Foeler, Mike Cavanaugh
Lingua Franca
Belfry Pubs, 1992 - Expenses, Ads
Democracy, see also: Civil Liberties
Belfry Pubs - Sales, 1992
Commendations
Crusaders - Regency, Hill, etc. & reviews
The South
Me Master
Gompers
Thomas W.C. Levsor
Women - Bloor Dorr
Illegible of Armageddon
The New Journalism
Precursors of Muckracking
Chalmers
Virginia
Temple
Anthology - 1st draft
Smyth
Noder
Segregation
Race relations
Contract
Passport
Chatterbox - Filler
Edwards
box
2012-172/29 Reprinted Filler
Book royalties/payment
Miscellaneous, authors unknown
Reviews of Filler
Filler of Antioch
Article and review
Antioch
Advertising for Filler book
Filler invoices
Non-Filler articles
Various Filler pages
Personnel Filler, writings
Filler Antioch
Bret Horte
F. Harris
Harold L. Ikes
"Notable Women,"Frances Harper
R. C. Dorr
Angoff, Charles
Notable Women
McGraw-Hill
LaFollette
Florence Kelley
Ickes
Harrick
Maury Hangiville
"Changing Moral: Becker-Drugs" (1914), Soryer-Prohibition (1919)
Determator
D.S. - Correspondence, etc.
Pictures
Slavery
Postal
Assembly speakers
Stephen Pearl Andrews
Daniel A. Payne on the Educational Policies of the AME
Church
box
2012-172/30 Contracts – Putnam, Fine Arts
Collier
Waldmeir
Popular Culture contracts
Harper
Crusaders
Master
Various by, to, or about Filler
Miscellaneous
Prejudices
Viva Mexico
Reference
Correspondence
Ohio Campaign, 1970
Rhode Island Program
Sparticists
Student theses
Krieger
Book crafters
Harper's
Slavery/antislavery
Keith crusaders
Crusade - new matter
Reference
Publications
Correspondence
Corrections
box
2012-172/31 Coutts - library services
Letters
American Ways
Horace Mann
Slavery
The Jackson "Revolution"
Photocopy pages from Filler's Crusade Against Slavery
Crusade Against Slavery I
Crusade Against Slavery II
Crusade Against Slavery III
box
2012-172/32 Bergson
Borkman
A Doll's House
Dunsany
Echegaray, Jose
Enemy of the People
Erasmus
Brieux
Hedda Gabler
Ghost
Peter Gynt
Hamlet
Hauptmann
Ibsen
Criticism
Early plays
Life
Unlabeled
Keats
Kennedy, C.R.
Charles Lamb
Marlowe
The Master Builder
Alice Maynell
Milton
Moliere
Molner, Ferenc
Montague, C.E.
Sir Thomas More
Stephen Phillips
Pinero, A.W.
Robertson, T.W.
Pope
Charles Reed
Romeo and Juliet
Romersholm
Rostand
Shakespeare
Shakespeare 2
Ruskin
G. G. Shaw
G. G. Shaw 2
Shelley
Unlabeled
Sidney
Spenser
Swift
Tennyson - Idylls of Kings
Tennyson
Tennyson, 1809-1842
Thomson, James
Tolstoi
The Wild Duck
Oscar Wilde
The Woman from the Sea
Wordsworth
box
2012-172/33 Crusade
Ludwig von Mises
Am. People
Conservatism
Typed, printed reviews
Will Erwin
Hearst
Dewitt, Wallace
Muck and Prog
City College
Project Remember
Income Old
University of Press America
The City
Letters
Long Island University
"N"
"Mc"
McGraw-Hill
University of Maryland
McGraw
Gordon Link
LLL
For filing, distributing
Patrick Ferguson - G. Washington
Historiography
Jefferson
American Way
Choice
Consolidation
A at A Chapters
Medicine and Health
Soviet Imperialism
Pragmatism
Brain Trustees
Women Causes, Votes
Holt
Dooley
Sinclair
Business
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald, Scott
box
2012-172/34 Non-Filler papers and others
Filler notes
Random letters and others
Unknown project, author
Newspaper clippings
Citadel
Harry S. Stein, Legeada
Precursors
Critic of Business of Organization of Man
Citadel
A at Armageddon
Columbia Conserve Co.
Personal Loss
Racism
This and Various
Johnson Corp.
Phillips, David Graham
Filler and various
We Moderns
Rosa
Abuse?
Columbia University Library
Chicago
Correspondence
LBJ, 1964
Poems
Younger Generation
Cherokee
Daniel A. Payne and the Educational Policies
Benn
Israel (state)
Galleys for a Filler book
Norman Ross
Berlan Wyatt-Brown
Markham
Correspondence and correspondence
Filler records
box
2AA59 Dictionary of Social Change galley proofs
Photograph
Assorted clippings
Tiger prints
Dictionary of Social Change proofs
box
4Jc169 Marc Drogin – "Lincoln and the Conduct of War" essay [RESTRICTED]

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