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Charles E. Cory Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WUA-03-wua00036

This collection is chiefly comprised of typescripts by Charles E. Cory.  Also included are some handwritten notes and a reprint of one of Cory’s articles. 


  • 1919-1920


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Conditions Governing Use

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

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0.25 linear feet

1 boxes

Biographical or Historical Information

Charles E. Cory was born in Thornburg, Iowa on December 6, 1878. He studied at Drake University, Yale, Harvard, and the Universities of Berlin and Leipzig. At Drake he earned his A.B. in 1901 and an A.M. in 1902. From Yale he received an A.M. in 1903 and a Ph.D. in 1904. At Harvard he took the S.T.B. degree in 1907. His doctoral dissertation was An Examination of the Doctrines of Hegel, Especially Their Bearing upon the Spiritual Interests of Man.

Cory’s entire professional career was spent at Washington University in St. Louis where he became an instructor in 1907. He rose through the ranks to Professor in 1920 and was head of the Department from 1921 to his retirement in 1949. He died on March 2, 1965 of a heart ailment.

Method of Acquisition

This material was donated to University Archives March 1, 1966 by Mrs. Joseph Kellerman.

Processing Information

Processed by Sarah Pabarcus in January 2006.

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Revision Statements

  • 2020 September 17: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.

Collecting Area Details

Part of the University Archives Collecting Area

Sonya Rooney
Olin Library, 1 Brookings Drive
MSC 1061-141-B
St. Louis MO 63130 US
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