M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives

GERMAN AND JEWISH INTELLECTUAL ÉMIGRÉ COLLECTION

Inventory of the
JULIUS KRAFT
PAPERS, 1921-1960

(GER-054)

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Julius Kraft Papers
Scope and content note

Correspondence, 1936–76; memoranda, reports, photographs, and other materials pertaining to his work with the United Nations, 1953–73; speeches, 1944–65; and typescripts of articles and reports, 1944–76. Kotschnig taught at Smith College and Mt. Holyoke College from 1937 to 1942. As an expert on international organization, he became an official of the U.S. State Department in 1944 and represented the United States in the United Nations in the 1950s.


Julius Kraft Papers
Box and Folder List

Box 1
Folder

1. Notebooks (4). Dated 1935-1939: “Logik,” “Mathematik,” Verhältnis der Psychologie zur Philosophie,” Untitled.

2. “Lateinische Kladde für Julius Kraft." Early school note-book. A., 68p.

3. Notebook (small green steno). A. 1959. 48p.

4. Curriculum vitae. A. 2p. Another circa T. lp. Another version.T. 2p. Biographical entry for Directory of American Scholars. lp.

5. Early correspondence. 1922. 15 L.; 1923. 33 L.; 1924. 47 L.

6. Early correspondence. 1925. 91 L.; 1926. 6 L.; 1928. 4 L.

7. Early correspondence. 1929-1931. 30 L. Includes 1 L. ea. from: Hans Kelsen, Adolf Lowe.

8. Early correspondence. 1932. 126 L. Includes L. from Hans Kelsen (1), Adolf Löowe (11, K. Lowith (1), Oskar Morgenstern (1); Franz Oppenheimer (2).

9. Early correspondence. 1933-1939. 36 L. Includes L. from:
Otto Meyerhof (2); Franz. Oppenheimer (1).

10. Wiedergutmachung correspondence, primarily to and from: A. M. (Kurt) Kraft. 1947-1960. circa 75 items.

11. Washington and Jefferson College. Department of Philosophy correspondence and memos. 1947-l953. 80 items.

12. 60th birthday (Oct. 1958) congratulatory letters and telegrams. 25 items.

13. Christmas and New Year's greetings. 1960/61. 16 cards

General correspondence files, arranged alphabetically (A-Z) and by name of correspondent. Primarily correspondence from the 1950s and having to do with Kraft's editorial work on the magazine RATIO.

13. A - 18 L.

14. Ackermann, Wilhelm. 15 L. 1958-1960.

15. Almas, Susanne. 5 L. 1957-1958.

16. Auer, Alexander. 8 L. 1958-1959.

17. B - 30 L.

18. Bayerische Rundfunk. 3 L. 1960.

19. Bedford, Ruby. 4 L., 1 card. 1957-1959.

20. Bergstra, T. A. 6 L. 1958-1960.

21. Bernardelli, Harro. 4 L., 1 Ptc. 1959, undated.

22. Bernays, Paul. 7 L., 1 Ptc. 1957-1960.

23. circa Bertelsmann Verlag. 7 L., 3 Tel. 1959-1960.

24. Basil Blackwell Publishers. 17 L. 1957-1960. 1 L. by Kraft. 1959.

25. Blanshard, Brand. 1 Ptc., 3 L. 1949, 1957, 1959, 1960.

26. Blencke, Erna. 4 L., 1 Ptc. 1942, 1954, 1957, 1959.

27. Brockhaus, Wilhelm. 2 L., 1 Ptc. 1956, 1959.

28. Bubser, Eberhard. 4 Ptc., 8 L. 1957-1960.

29. C - 14 L.

30. Castaneda, Hector N. 21 L. 1956-1960.

31. Cherniss, Harold. 14 L. 1956-1959.

32. Church, Alonzo. 6 L., 1 Ptc. 1956-1959.

33. D - 8 L.

34. Dehn, Max. 1 L., 1 Ptc. 1940,1942.

35. Department of State. 3 L., 1 memo. 1950. 3 L. by Kraft.

36. Döhmann, Klaus. 4 L., 4 Ptc. 1959-1960.

37. Dürer (-), H. 4 L. 1957-1960.

38. E - 8 L.

39. Eichler, Willi. 4 L. 1956-1960.

40. Esser, Josef. 4 L. 1957-1960.

41. F - 12 L.

42. Fatula, Ed. 6 L. 1950-1955.

43. Feyerabend, Paul. 6 L. (1955). 1 Ms.

44. G – 11 L.

45. Gellner, Ernest. 3 L. 1558.

44. Giacom, Carlo. 7 L. 1958. 2 L. by Kraft. 1958.

45. Grunebaum, L. H. (Lutz). 2 "Rundbriefe." Dec. 1950. 18p.; Feb. 1951. 12p. 15 L. to Kraft. 1951-1960. 1 L. to Mary Saran. 1958. 1 L. to Walter Peterhans. 1959.

46 Gürster, Eugen. 2 L. 1957-1958.47 Gysin, Arnold. 8 L., 2 Ptc. 1956-1960. Also 1 cl.

48. H - 26 L.

49. Hare, R. M. 8 L. 1957, 1960.

50. Hippel, Fritz von. 3 L., 2 Ptc. 1957-1960.

51. I, J - 3 L.

52. Jünger, Friedrich Georg. 1 Ptc. 1958.

53. Junker, Reinhold. 2 L., 2 Ptc. 1959.

54. K - 25 L.

55. Kaestner, Heinrich. 3 L., 7 Ptc. 1956-1960.

56. Kallen, Horace M. 1 L. 1950.

57. Kelsen, Hans. 3 L. 1959.

58. Kempski, Jorgen von. 9 L., 2 Ptc. 1956-1960.

59. Kohlbrugge, Hanna.6 L. 1941-1956. 1 L. by Kraft. 1941.

60. Körner, Stefan. 11 L. 1957-1960.

61. Korth, Georg. 7 L. 1959.

62. L - 11 L.

63. Lejewski,Gustav. 4 L. 1958-1960.

64. M - 25 L.

65. Menne, Albert. 2 L., 1 Ptc. 1960.

66. Middelhauve,Friedrich. 3 L. 1959.

67. Mislin, H. 4 L. 1960.

68 Molden, Otto: 3 L. 1960.

69. N - 7 L.

70 Nolte, Hermann. 1 Ptc., 1 L. 1956, 1957.

71. 0 - 2 L.

72. Verlag "Offentliches Leben" (Hanna Bertholet). Contract. 1956. 22 L., 2 Ptc., 1957-1960

73. Georg Olms. 1 contract. 1960. 2 L., 1 Ptc. 1960. 1 L. by Kraft. 1960.

74. Oppenheimer, Franz. 1 L. 1943.

75. P - 22 L

76. Peterhans, Walter A. 17 L. 1943. 2 Ptc., 6 L. 1956-1959. 1 photo. Peterhans, Brigitte. 7 L. 1960-1961.

77. Peters, Hans M. 10 L., 1 Ptc. 1958-1960.

78. Petri, Egon. 4 L. 1942, 1950.

79. Pick, Erich. 2 L. 1957, 1958.

80. Platiel, Nora. 4 L. 1956-1957.

81. Poll, H. W. 2 L., 1 Ptc. 1956-1958.

82. Popper, Karl and Hennie. 19 L. 1958-1960. 2 L. to Mary Saran. 1958.

83. Preiser, E. 2 L., 1 Ptc. 1957-1959.

84. Q, R - 16 L.

85. Rascher Verlag. 1 contract. 1957. 6 L. 1950, 1955, 1958.

86. Reidemeister, K. 4 L. 1959.

87. Rinck, Hans. 3 L. 1958-1959.

88. S - 24 L.

89. Saran, Mary. 18 L. 1956-1960.

90. Seefeld, Gustav. 2 L. 3 Ptc. 1957-1960.

91. Snook, Roger. 9 L. 1959-1960.

92. Specht, Minna. 3 L. 2 Ptc. 1957-1960.

93. Sprague, Ellis. 7 L. 1952-1959.

94. Suys-Reitsma, S.J. 3 L. 1959, undated.

95. T - 4 L.

96. Thiel, Max. 20 L., 3 Ptc. 1956-1960. 2 L. by Kraft.

97. Thieme, Hans. 2 Ptc., 3 L. 1958.

98. Thomson, J. F. 5 L, 1957, 1960.

99. Tomlin, Frederick. 6 L. 1957-1960.

100. Topitsch, Ernst. 3 L., 1 Ptc. 1958.

101. U, V - 10 L.

102. Veit, Otto. 7 L. 1958-1960.

103. Verdenius, W. J. 10 L. 1950-1960.

104. Viehweg, Theodor. 3 L. 1956-1957.

105. W - 18 L.

106. Watkins, J. W. 8 L. 1956-1968.

107. Wolf, Ernst. 5 L. 1957-1959.

108. Wolff, Hans J. 9 L. 1952-196G.

109. Wolff, Kurt. 1 L. 1943.

110. X, Y, Z - 3 L.

111. Zabeeh, Farhang. 6 L. 1959.

112. Unidentified correspondence. 21 L.

Manuscripts, typescripts of essays by Kraft.

113. "Aufgabe und Bedeutung der wissenschaftlichen Ethik." T.cc. 90p.

114. "Basic Ideas of the Twentieth Century." A. circa 70+p. Dated August 1950.

115. "Basic Ideas of the Twentieth Century." Series of 20 mimeo. lecture texts.

116. "Existentialism." Dated Europe 1949. Notes and cl. circa 50p.

117. “George A. Lundberg: Can Science Save Us- 1947, Longman, Green and Co. 122p.” Review. A. 5p. Notes. A. 2p.

118. “Gespräche mit Broukhorst.” circa 1938. A. 16p., 10p.

119. “Hauptprobleme der Soziologie.” Vorlesung. Johann-Wolfgang Goethe-Universität. Frankfurt am Main, Winter Semester 1957/58. T., with hs. corr. 73p. Table of contents. 2p. Miscellaneous notes. A. 12p.

120. “History, natural science and 'spiritual science'.” II. Lectures on Ethics. Notes. A. and T. Dated 1945-1950. Ca. 100p.

Box 2
Folder

121. "Der Nationalismus als Religionismus. Dated 1959. Ms. A. 17p. Another 2 circa T.,cc. 19p.ea.

122. “Neo-Orthadoxy and Religion.” T. with numerous hs corr. 2c. 9p.ea.

123. “Paradoxien der Kultur.” Ms. and notes. A. circa 80p. Also correspondence. 7 L. 1960-1961.

124. “Peace on earth and eternal peace." Ms. A. 4p.

125. “Politischer Wunderglaube und Menschenbild. Politischer Wunderglaube als anthropologischer Religionismus.” T. with hs. corr. 14p.

126. “Protokoll. Übung über ‘Analyse und Kritik der materialistischen Geschichtsauffassung.’ Universität Frankfurt am Main.” 1958. T. and A. 84p.

127. “Das Rätsel der Geisteswissenschaft und seine Lösung.” T. with hs. corr. 27p.

128. “Religion, Erfahrung und Metaphysik." A. and T. 42p.

129. “Soziologie und Philosophie in Konflikt und Koexistenz." Freierliche Antrittsborlesung anäplich der Öbernahme desOrdinariats für Soziologie der Wirtschafts- und Sozial- wissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe Universität. Frankfurt am Main, gehalten am 24. Juni 1958. T. with few hs. corr. 6p. Also 3 misc. cl.

130. "Studien zur Geschichte der Rechtssoziologie." Habilitations schrift. T. with hs. corr. 219, xiip.

131. "Ueber den soziologischen Mystizismus in der Gegenwart." T.cc. with hs. corr. 14p.

132. "Ueber das Verhaeltnis der empirischen Psychologie zur Meta physik." T. 43p.

133. "Öber Philosophisches in Wilhelm Busch's 'Schein und Sein'." A. 4p.

134. "Die Unmöglichkeit der Geisteswissenschaft." Einführung zur Neuausgabe. Vorwort zur zweiten Auflage. T. with hs. corr. 5p. Earlier version, dated Basel, im, August 1957. 8p. Notes. lp.

135. "Das Verbrechen als Willensakt. Ein Beitrag zur Kritik der strafrechtlichen Dogmatik." Inaugural-Dissertation zur Erlangung der Doktorwüdrde bei der juristischen Fakultät der Universität Göttingen. 1922. T. 133p.

136. "Wissehschaft und Politik." Vorlesung. Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe Universität. Frankfurt am Main, Winter-Semester 1957/58. T. with hs. corr. lp., 45p.

137. "Wissenschaft und Politik." Notes, outlines. circa 1956-1958. A. circa 200p.

138. "Zur Philosophie der Gesellschaft, des Staates und der Geschichte." Vorlesung. Universität Frankfurt am Main, SS 1958. T.cc. with hs. corr. 2p., 41p.

139. Reviews by Kraft.

140. Untitled bound Ms. "Teil I: Der Idealtypus der Demokratie";
Teil II: Kritik der formalen Demokratie." T. 101p.

141. Lecture notes, 1937, 1941/42, 1944, 1948. Primarily hs. circa 400p.

142. Lecture notes. 1945-1949. circa 200p.

143. Lecture notes. "Vorlesungen Mainz 1960. A. and T. circa 20p.

144. Miscellaneous philosophy lecture notes, class materials. circa 1950, undated. circa 20p.

145. Miscellaneous notes on philosophical topics Mostly hs. circa 220p.

146. Course notes, descriptions, materials. 1947-1949. circa 200p.

147. Course notes, dated “6/10/57”. A. circa 40p.

148. "Vorlesungen 1959/60." A. 33p.

149. "Vorlesungen 1960." Notes. T. and A. 107p.

150. Miscellaneous hs. notes on various topics. 1950s. circa 300p.

151. Bound volume with various legal case studies. A. and T. 1921-1922. circa 300p.

152. 6 envelopes containing seminar notes, lecture notes, etc. 1959-1960.

153. Miscellaneous short Ms., plus several cl. on various topics. Ca. 50p.

154. Miscellaneous unidentified notes on various topics. Many dated 1957. A. circa 100p.

155. Newspaper cl. by Kraft. 5 items

156. Miscellaneous cl. about Kraft, also several reviews. 30 items.

Box 3

157. Popper, Karl. "Julius Kraft." Memorial essay. T.cc. 14p.

158. Documents, including passport. 14 items.

159. Miscellaneous receipts pay stubs, etc. circa 30 items.

160. Institute for Philosophical Research. Biennial, Report. 1952-1954.

161. Department of Philosophy, Washington and Jefferson College. Departmental policies, requirements, course descriptions. 1949-1950. 15p.

162. RATIO. Miscellaneous materials. circa 20 items.

163. Philosophy 222A. Series of 9 lecture texts. 1949. List of students.

164. “6. Deutscher Kongress für Philosophie.” 123-26. Oktober in München. Materials, notes, correspondenc. circa 25p.

165. Offprints by others. 13 items.

166. Miscellaneous materials, newspaper cl. on various topics. Ca. 65p.

167. Kraus, Oskar. "Geisteswissenschaft und Psychologie. Metho- dologisch-kritische Betrachtungen." Ms. T. 38p.

168. Nelson, Leonard. "The World-View of Ethics, and Religion." Tr. W. Lansdell. Ms. cc. 30p.
"The Art of Philosophizing." Tr. Thomas K. Brown. T.cc. 32p.
"The Critical Method and the Relation of Psychology to Philosophy. An Essay in Methodology." Tr. by Thomas K. Brown. T.cc. 88p.
"Critical Philosophy and Mathematical Axiomatics." Tr. by homas K. Brown. T.cc. 39p.
"The Scientific and Esthetic Conception of Nature." Tr. by Thomas K. Brown. T.cc. 27p.

169. Popper, Karl R. "The Demarcation between Science and Meta-physics." A paper contributed in January 1955 to the planned Carnap volume of the Library of Living Philosophers, ed. by P.A. Schilpp. Mimeo. with s. notes on title page by Kraft. 75p.

170. "Fortschritte und Rückschritte der Philosophie. Von Hume und Kant bis Hegel und Fries, von Leonard Nelson. Aus dem Nach?

170. lap herausgegeben von Julius Kraft." Outline and Vorwort. T. 8p. Another circa of outline. 4p. Numerous notes. A. circa 25p. Correspondence. 6 L. 1949.

171. Seminar reports by students. 1942-1943.

172. Articles by Kraft in magazines, periodicals 6 items.

173. “Rationale und empirische Elemente der Ethik.” Offprint from Ratio, Nr. 2 (1960), 135-147. 15 copies.

174. Erkenntnis und Glaube. Leiden: A. W. Sijthoff's, 1937. 32p. 6 copies.

175. Philosophie als Wissenschaft und als Weltanschauung. Unter- suchungen zu den Grundlagen von Philosopie und Soziologie. Hrsg. v. Albert Menne. Hamburg: Felix Meiner Verlag /c1977/. 318p.

176. Von Husserl zu Heidegger. Kritik der phänomenologischen Philosophie. K. Aufl. Hamburg: Felix Mejner Verag /cl977/.151p.

177. Offprints from Ratio, IV, No. 1 (June 1962), memorial issue for Kraft. German edition. 13 copies. English edition. 2 circa

178. Miscellaneous reviews by Kraft, some duplicates. 16 items.

Reviews by Kraft, arranged alphabetically by title of periodical:

179. Archiv für Rechtsphilosophie. 3 reviews, numerous duplicates.

180. Archiv für Rechts- und Wirtschaftsphilosophie, 3 reviews. 1930-1931.

181. Archiv für Sozialwissenschaft, und Sozialpolitik. 5 reviews, numerous duplicates. 1925-1930.

182. Juristische Blätter. 1 review, 2 copies. 1926.

Box 4

183. Köner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie. 1 review, 6 copies. 1960.

184. Philosophia. 2 reviews. 1937.

185. The Philosophical Review. 4 reviews, duplicates. 1942-1943, 1951.

186. Revue Internationale de la Theorie du Droit. 3 reviews. 1939

187. Rivista Internationale di Filosofia del Diritto. 1 review. 1925

188.The Saturday Review of Literature. 1 review. 1946.

189. Szazadunk. 1 review. 1930.

190. Zeitschrift für die gesamte Staatswissenschaft. 5 reviews, numerous duplicates. 1928-1929.

191. Zeitschrift.für Nationalökonomie. 3 reviews, duplicates. 1931-1932.

192. Zeitschrift für Öffentlichtes Recht. 5 reviews, duplicates. 1925-1931.

193. Zeitschrift für, vergleichende, Rechtswissenschaft. 2 reviews, duplicates.

194. Zeitschrift-für Völkersychologie und Soziologie. 1 review, 5 copies. 1929.

Collection of offprints by others, arranged alphabetically by author:

195. Bernays, Paul. 1 offprint.
196. Blanshard, Brand. 1 offprint.
197. Brentano, Bernard von. 1 offprint.
198. Bubser, Eberhard. 1 offprint.
199. Chubb, L. V. 1 offprint.
200. Coltrera, Joseph T. 1 offprint.
201. Feibleman, James K. 3 offprints.
202. Feys, Prof. Dr. R. 1 offprint.
203. Fürstenberg, Friedrich. 1 offprint.
204. Geiger, Theodor. 2 offprints.
205. Greene, Theodore M. 1 offprint.
206. Grosse, Ernst. 1 offprint.
207. Gysin, Arnold. 1 offprint.
208. Hare, R. M. 1 offprint.
209. Hartwig, Heinrich. 1 offprint.
210. Hasse, Heinrich. 1 offprint.
211. Hax, Karl. 1 offprint.
212. Hesse, Mary B. 1 offprint.
213. Hippel, Fritz von. 2 offprints.
214. Holzamer, Karl. 2 offprints.
215. Kempski, Jürgen von. 2 offprints.
216. Klug, Ulrich. 1 offprint.
217. Kneale, W. I offprint.
218. Kohlbrugge, D. J. 1 offprint.
219. Kopperschmidt, Fritz. 1 offprint.
220. Ladd, John. 1 offprint.
221. Lejewski, Czeslaw. 1 offprint.
222. Linke, Werner. 1 offprint.
223. Luneburg, Rudolf. 1 offprint.
224. McCabe, Joseph. 1 offprint.
225. Moller, Herbert. 1 offprint.
226. Nelson, Leonard. 1 offprint.
227. Neumark, Fritz. 1 offprint.
228. Plessner, Helmuth. 1 offprint.
229. Popper, K. R. 1 offprint.
230. Quine, Willard V. 2 offprints
231. Rickert, Heinrich. 2 offprints.
232. Rintelen, Fritz-Joachim v. 1 offprint.
233 Rusche, Georg. 2 offprints.
234 Schlossmann, Siegmund. 1 offprint.
235 Schoeck, Helmut. 1 offprint.
236 Schwarzenberger, Georg. 1 offprint.
237 Seiffert, August. 1 offprint.
238 Selten, Reinhard. 1 offprint.
239 Seligman, Paul. 1 offprint.
240 Stegümuller, Wolfgang. 2 offprints.
241 Thiel, Manfred. 1 offprint.
242 Thieme, Hans. 1 offprint.
243 Topitsch, Ernst. 1 offprint.
244 van der Horst, J.W. 1 offprint.
245 Veit, Otto. 2 offprints.
246 Verdenius, W. J. 8 offprints.
247 Verdrop, Alfred. 1 offprint.
248 Wagner, Hans. 1 offprint.
249 Watkins, J. W. N. 1 offprint.
250 Wiese, Leopold von. 2 offprints
251 Wolff, Hans. 1 offprint.

Addenda:

121a "Nationalism as Religionism." Translation into English by
Herbert Zassenhaus. 12p. T. with numerous h. corr. Also
lp. notes. T.


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