Guide to the Papers of John M. Mecklin, 1905 - 1976Manuscript MS-1001

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Guide to the Papers of John M. Mecklin, 1905 - 1976

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1001

Collection Dates:

1905 - 1976

Size of Collection:

1 box ( .50 linear ft.)


John Moffat Mecklin, Dartmouth College Professor, Author and Philosopher. Contains, primarily, personal correspondence, reviews, and publications. Documents Mecklin's tenure as a Dartmouth faculty member and instructor in the Philosophy Department.

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Introduction to the Collection

The papers of John M. (Moffat) Mecklin (Mechlin) contain correspondences, newspaper clippings, publications, and reviews. Primarily documents his academic career at Lafayette and Dartmouth Colleges.

The correspondence includes letters from E.D. Warfield of Lafayette College; A.P. Camphor, President of the Central Alabama Institute, 1914; and Ernest M. Hopkins, President of Dartmouth College;

Of special note, includes a written reaction to Mecklin's book "Democracy and Race Friction" by a former African educator and Liberian missionary. Also, contains autobiographical letters from Ernest Hopkins detailing Hopkin's relationship with his father.


John Moffat Mecklin,187-1956, Author and Professor of Philosophy, Faculty Member of Dartmouth College.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, Dates: 1905-1976

Includes both typed and handwritten correspondences, both professional and personal; book reviews, Dartmouth and non-Dartmouth publications; and publishing-house forms. Also, Mecklin's dissertation from Leipzig.

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

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