Series 8, Subseries 1, Administration

11 boxes (1 partial)

This collection is stored at Mudd Manuscript Library.

Requests will be delivered to Public Policy Papers, MUDD Reading Room .

Collection Creator: Fund for the Republic..

Dates: 1950-1961.

Extent: 11 boxes (1 partial)

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use.

Description

Series 8, Subseries 1, Administration, 1950-1961, houses such items as correspondence, memoranda, clippings, notes, position papers, reports, program statements, and articles. The Basic Issues program was the result of Hutchins's desire to establish a Platonic academy. This subseries details the formulation of the program, from Hutchins's early ideas through his struggle to have the Board validate his plan. Initially, the Fund enlisted ten men to conduct an extensive inquiry into the effect institutions had on individual freedom and civil liberties within the United States. They chose six institutions for initial study which follow in the subsequent subseries. The Consultants included: Adolph A. Berle, Jr., Scott Buchanan, Eugene Burdick, Eric F. Goldman, Clark Kerr, Henry R. Luce, John Courtney Murray, Reinhold Niebuhr, I.I. Rabi, and Robert Redfield. As the program grew, more scholars were invited to attend the sessions, present papers, and conduct studies on topics the Consultants hoped would aid them in their task of clarification.

The Basic Issues program produced, in conjunction with the American Broadcasting Company, a series of thirteen Mike Wallace interviews to stimulate public discussion on the basic issues of survival and freedom in America. Entitled Survival and Freedom, Wallace interviewed such personalities as Mortimer Adler, Harry Ashmore, James McBride Dabbs, William O. Douglas, Cyrus Eaton, Erich Fromm, Robert M. Hutchins, Aldous Huxley, Henry Kissinger, Francis J. Lally, Arthur Larson, Henry Cabot Lodge, Reinhold Niebuhr, Charles Percy, Adlai E. Stevenson, Sylvester Weaver, Jr., and Henry Wriston. Each interview, except for the Lodge interview, was printed in pamphlet form and distributed free of charge to all those expressing interest. ABC canceled the Lodge interview after Lodge insisted on deletions in the program. ABC declared editing public information programs after they had been completed was against company policy, and it constituted editorial censorship. Although it is not clear which statements Lodge sought to delete, a transcript of his interview is included in the file.

Preferred Citation

Series 8, Subseries 1, Administration; 1950-1961; Fund for the Republic Records, Public Policy Papers, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

    Request Checked Items
    Title Date Container
    General Correspondence 1956-1961 Box 135, Folder 1-8
    Acton, Len 1960 Box 136, Folder 1
    Adler Mortimer 1957-1960 Box 136, Folder 2
    Adler, Mortimer: Manuscripts circa 1959-1960 Box 136, Folder 3
    Adler, Mortimer: Essays, 1959 and undated 1959 undated Box 136, Folder 4
    Africa, Thomas W 1959-1960 Box 136, Folder 5
    Allen, Steve 1960 Box 136, Folder 6
    American Freedom Seminars 1958 Box 136, Folder 7
    Andrews, Donald Hatch 1960 Box 136, Folder 8
    Ashmore, Harry S 1960 Box 136, Folder 9
    Bay, Christian 1959 Box 136, Folder 10
    Bazelon, David L 1960 Box 136, Folder 11
    Beck, John F 1960 Box 136, Folder 12
    Bell, Charles R 1960 Box 136, Folder 13
    Benjamin, Robert 1960 Box 136, Folder 14
    Benton, William 1960 Box 136, Folder 15
    Berle, Adolf A., Jr 1959-1960 Box 136, Folder 16
    Bledsoe, Thomas A 1960 Box 136, Folder 17
    Boudin, Leonard B 1960 Box 136, Folder 18
    Brown, Harrison 1960-1961 Box 136, Folder 19
    Buchanan, Scott 1957-1961 Box 137, Folder 1-2
    Calderone, Mary S 1960 Box 137, Folder 3
    Cameron, Angus 1960 Box 137, Folder 4
    Chase, Stuart 1959-1960 Box 137, Folder 5
    Cleveland, Harlan 1960 Box 137, Folder 6
    Cogley, John 1959 Box 137, Folder 7
    Cosand, Joseph P 1961 Box 137, Folder 8
    Cowen, Zelman 1960 Box 137, Folder 9
    Coyle, David Cushman 1960 Box 137, Folder 10
    Crane, John Alexie 1960 Box 137, Folder 11
    Dahlberg, Edward 1958 Box 137, Folder 12
    deJouvenel, Bertrand 1958-1961 Box 137, Folder 13-15
    Diamond, Martin 1958-1959 Box 137, Folder 16
    Dichter, Ernest, 1950 and 1957-1958 1950 1957-1958 Box 137, Folder 17
    Douglas, William O 1960-1961 Box 137, Folder 18
    Dozer, Donald 1960 Box 138, Folder 1
    Eaton, Cyrus S 1960 Box 138, Folder 2
    Eban, C 1958 Box 138, Folder 3
    Eddy, Jane Lee 1960 Box 138, Folder 4
    Ferry, W. H 1959-1961 Box 138, Folder 5
    Fletcher, Allan L 1958-1960 Box 138, Folder 6
    Foreman, Clark 1960 Box 138, Folder 7
    Fuller, Lon L 1959-1960 Box 138, Folder 8
    Gaudino, Robert L 1957 Box 138, Folder 9
    Geiger, Henry 1960 Box 138, Folder 10
    Goldman, Eric F 1959 Box 138, Folder 11
    General Material 1956-1959 Box 138, Folder 12-13
    Gorman, William 1957-1959 Box 138, Folder 14
    Greenleaf, Charles H 1958-1960 Box 138, Folder 15
    Hacke, James E., Jr 1960 Box 138, Folder 16
    Harbrecht, Paul P 1961 Box 138, Folder 17
    Haussamen, Crane 1959-1960 Box 138, Folder 18
    Herman, Stanley M 1959-1960 Box 139, Folder 1
    Himel, Irving 1957-1958 Box 139, Folder 2
    Hoffman, Hallock 1959-1961 Box 139, Folder 3
    Humphrey, Hubert H 1960 Box 139, Folder 4
    Hurwitz, Stefan 1960 Box 139, Folder 5
    Hutchins, Robert M 1956-1960 Box 139, Folder 6-7
    Hutchins, Robert M.: Proposal 1956 Box 139, Folder 8-9
    Huxley, Aldous 1958 Box 139, Folder 10
    Invasions of the Mind 1957-1958 Box 139, Folder 11-12
    Isle of Rhodes Seminar, 1958 and 1960 1958 1960 Box 140, Folder 1
    Jacobs, Paul 1961 Box 140, Folder 2
    Kelso, Louis O., 1957 and 1960 1957 1960 Box 140, Folder 3
    Kemble, E. D 1959-1960 Box 140, Folder 4
    Kennan, George 1958 Box 140, Folder 5
    Klein, Jacob circa 1960 Box 140, Folder 6
    Levy, Leonard 1957-1958 Box 140, Folder 7-9
    Luce, Henry R 1960 Box 140, Folder 10
    Malik, Charles 1960 Box 140, Folder 11
    McClellan, David 1960 Box 140, Folder 12
    Meyer, Heinrich 1960 Box 140, Folder 13
    Michael, Donald N 1961 Box 140, Folder 14
    Miller, Arthur S 1960 Box 140, Folder 15
    Miller, Arthur S. and Howell, Ronald F 1960 Box 140, Folder 16
    Millis, Walter 1958-1959 Box 140, Folder 17
    Miscellaneous 1959-1960 Box 140, Folder 18
    Miscellaneous: Articles, Speeches 1957-1959 Box 141, Folder 1
    Mishan, E. J 1960 Box 141, Folder 2
    Monthly Reports 1958-1960 Box 141, Folder 3-4
    Mordecai, Johnson 1950 Box 141, Folder 5
    Moreland, Marc 1960 Box 141, Folder 6
    Morse, Arthur D 1960 Box 141, Folder 7
    Mumford, Lewis 1960 Box 141, Folder 8
    Murray, John Courtney 1959-1961 Box 141, Folder 9
    National Civil Liberties Clearing House Conference 1957-1959 Box 141, Folder 10-11
    Neibuhr, Reinhold 1960-1961 Box 141, Folder 12
    Nielsen, Waldemar A 1960 Box 141, Folder 13
    Palyi, Melchior 1960 Box 141, Folder 14
    Patterson, Charles J 1960 Box 141, Folder 15
    President's Commission on National Goals 1960 Box 141, Folder 16
    Public Information Committee 1957 Box 141, Folder 17
    Public Relations 1957-1959 Box 142, Folder 1
    Quigley, Martin 1959-1960 Box 142, Folder 2
    Rabi, I.I. 1957 Box 142, Folder 3
    Radio Station WBAI 1958-1959 Box 142, Folder 4
    Real, James F 1960-1961 Box 142, Folder 5
    Redfield, Robert 1956-1959 Box 142, Folder 6
    Reorganization 1956-1957 Box 142, Folder 7-9
    Reports 1957-1959 Box 142, Folder 10
    Roche, John P 1957-1958 Box 142, Folder 11
    Rogat, Yosal 1960 Box 142, Folder 12
    Ruddock, A. B 1959-1960 Box 142, Folder 13
    Rum, Beardsley 1950-1951 Box 142, Folder 14
    Sheinbaum, Stanley 1961 Box 142, Folder 15
    Shuster, George N 1959-1960 Box 142, Folder 16
    Sidney Hillman Foundation Award, 1957 and 1959 1957 1959 Box 143, Folder 1
    Siepmann, Charles A 1960 Box 143, Folder 2
    Smith, Henry Nash 1958-1959 Box 143, Folder 3
    Snow, Sir Charles P 1960 Box 143, Folder 4
    Special Report: Meyers, Frederic 1958-1959 Box 143, Folder 5
    Stewart, Walter W 1960 Box 143, Folder 6
    Stover, Carl 1960-1961 Box 143, Folder 7
    Straus, Leo 1960 Box 143, Folder 8
    Study of the Corporation 1958 Box 143, Folder 9
    Sturz, Herbert 1960 Box 143, Folder 10
    Survival and Freedom: Adler, Mortimer 1958 Box 143, Folder 11
    Survival and Freedom: Ashmore, Harry S. 1958 Box 143, Folder 12
    Survival and Freedom: Dabbs, James M. 1958 Box 143, Folder 13
    Survival and Freedom: deSeversky, Alexander 1958 Box 143, Folder 14
    Survival and Freedom: Douglas, William O. 1958 Box 143, Folder 15
    Survival and Freedom: Eaton, Cyrus S. 1958 Box 143, Folder 16
    Survival and Freedom: Fromm, Erich 1958 Box 143, Folder 17
    Survival and Freedom: Greenfield, Edward 1958 Box 143, Folder 18
    Survival and Freedom: Hutchins, Robert M. 1958 Box 143, Folder 19
    Survival and Freedom: Huxley, Aldous 1958 Box 143, Folder 20
    Survival and Freedom: Implementation 1958 July-1959 Box 143, Folder 21-22
    Survival and Freedom: Implementation 1958 February-June Box 144, Folder 1-3
    Survival and Freedom: Implementation, Publicity 1958 Box 144, Folder 4
    Survival and Freedom: Kissinger, Henry 1958 Box 144, Folder 5
    Survival and Freedom: Lally, Francis J. 1958 Box 144, Folder 6
    Survival and Freedom: Larson, Arthur 1958 Box 144, Folder 7
    Survival and Freedom: Lodge, Henry Cabot 1958 Box 144, Folder 8
    Survival and Freedom: Niebuhr, Reinhold 1958 Box 144, Folder 9
    Survival and Freedom: Pamphlets 1958 Box 144, Folder 10
    Survival and Freedom: Perry, Charles 1958 Box 144, Folder 11
    Survival and Freedom: Stevenson, Adlai 1958 Box 144, Folder 12
    Survival and Freedom: Weaver, Sylvester, Jr. 1958 Box 144, Folder 13
    Survival and Freedom: Weeks, Edward 1958 Box 144, Folder 14
    Survival and Freedom: Wriston, Henry 1958 Box 144, Folder 15
    Swander, Homer D 1960 Box 144, Folder 16
    Thompson, Kenneth W 1960 Box 144, Folder 17
    Toulmin, Stephen 1960 Box 144, Folder 18
    University of Colorado Seminar 1957-1958 Box 144, Folder 19
    Wack, John deBlois 1959-1960 Box 144, Folder 20
    Warburg, James P 1959-1960 Box 144, Folder 21
    Way, Max 1958 Box 145, Folder 1
    Wheeler, J. Harvey 1959-1961 Box 145, Folder 2-3
    Williams, Franklin H 1960 Box 145, Folder 4
    Wolcott, Helen 1959-1960 Box 145, Folder 5
    Zimmerman, Carle C 1959-1960 Box 145, Folder 6