Collection ID: LMC 2719
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Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Castañeda, Hector-Neri, 1924-1991
Abstract:
The Castañeda mss., 1950-1991, consist of the papers, correspondence, and professional files of Indiana University Professor of Philosphy Hector-Neri Castañeda, 1924-1991.
Extent:
100 boxes
Language:
Materials are in English .
Preferred citation:

[Item], Castañeda mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Background

Biographical / Historical:

Hector-Neri Castañeda, 1924-1991, was a noted Indiana University Professor of Philosphy. Born in Guatemala, he immigrated to the United States to study at University of Minnesota, where he recieved his B.A, M.A, and PhD in Philosophy. Before his professorial position at Indiana, he founded the philosophy journal Noûs while full-time faculty at Wayne State University. Castañeda recieved fellowships and grants for his work from the Guggenheim Foundation, the T. Andrew Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Science Foundation. He was elected President of the American Philosophical Association Central Division in 1979, was named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1990, and received the Presidential Medal of Honor from the Government of Guatemala in 1991.

Scope and Content:

Subject Files include faculty files, professional and personal papers related to philosophical method, N.E.H Seminars, topics A-Z, and philosophical topics. Noûs files includes files related to the Noûs publication. Writings include some re-prints.

Acquisition information:
Gift: 1992
Arrangement:

This collection is arranged into the following series: I. Correspondence, II. Subject Files, III. Noûs files, and IV. Writings

Physical location:
ALF (Auxiliary Library Facility)

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

This collection is open for research.

PREFERRED CITATION:

[Item], Castañeda mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
1200 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500, USA
CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
CONTACT:
(812) 855-2452
liblilly@indiana.edu