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William Ernest Hocking, 1873-1966

Collection number: MS 130

Size: 3 items
(0.1 cu.ft.)


About William Ernest Hocking, 1873-1966

American philosopher, author of 22 books, resident of Madison, New Hampshire.


About the William Ernest Hocking Papers

Two letters written by Ernest Hocking, on May 28, 1963 and Nov. 18, 1964 accompanied
by an inscribed photo. In the first letter, written to Marshall Bean, Hocking expresses
some of his basic philosophical beliefs, particularly noting the influence of Herbert
Spencer’s First Principles and describing his interpretation of Christ’s crucifixion.
In the second letter, Hocking promises to send an inscribed book to Mr. Johann, but
notes that his age (91) limits and challenges what he is capable of doing.


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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William Ernest Hocking Papers, May 28, 1963 and Nov. 18,
1964, MS 130, Milne Special
Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchased: Paul Richards, Apr. 10, 1978