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"Academic Freedom in the University," page one
Copy of Richard Hofstadter's commencement address at the University of California, Berkeley, in May 1967. Hofstadter discussed academic freedom in the university, touching on many of the same ideas that he would again emphasize at his famous Columbia…

"American Historians Shift Emphasis To Conflict"
Article in The New York Times, from January 1969, that discusses the major historiographic shifts that were underway in the final years of Richard Hofstadter's life.

"From Calhoun to the Dixiecrats"
Cover page of a draft of Richard Hofstadter's article, "From Calhoun to the Dixiecrats," which appeared in the June 1949 issue of Social Research.

"History Debunked Realistically but to Excess." Review of The American Political Tradition.
1948 review of The American Political Tradition, with accompanying photograph of Richard Hofstadter. Publication unknown.

"The Paranoid Style in American Politics"
Original edition of Richard Hofstadter's famous essay, "The Paranoid Style in American Politics," which appeared in Harper's magazine, November, 1964.

"The Tariff and Homestead Issues in the Republican Platform of 1860"
Richard Hofstadter's senior thesis, written at the University of Buffalo, May, 1936.

National Student League membership application form, 1935
National Student League membership application form, 1935. Richard Hofstadter headed the University of Buffalo chapter of the organization that year.

Mencken at typewriter.jpg
Portrait photograph taken in 1913 of a young H. L. (Henry Louis) Mencken working at his typewriter in the Baltimore Sun office. He holds a corncob pipe in his hand. The Sun offices were then located in a building on…

Cover of A People and a Nation
Documents relating to A People and A Nation, a 1971 United States history textbook co-authored by Richard Hofstadter and Clarence ver Steeg.

Composition notebook containing notes for Richard Hofstadter's 1963 book, Anti-Intellectualism in American Life.

Current Biographyprofile photograph
Profile of Richard Hofstadter in Current Biography, October 1956.

Curriculum vitae, Spring 1970
Richard Hofstadter's curriculum vitae, drafted in 1970 shortly before his death.

Das Land Lincolns:Cover
Lecture by Richard Hofstadter translated into German for a radio broadcast on Westdeutscher Rundfunk, December 4, 1959. Published by Amerika-Haus Köln, February 1960).

The Age of Reform, Japanese edition (front cover)
Japanese edition of Richard Hofstadter's Age of Reform, printed in 1967.

The American Republic: illustration from promotional material, page one
Illustrations from promotional materials for The American Republic, a history textbook by Richard Hofstadter, Daniel Aaron, and William Miller.

The American Political Tradition: The Unpublished Introduction
Full text of the unpublished introduction to Richard Hofstadter's The American Political Tradition and the Men Who Made It.

Ad for The Progressive Historians
Advertisement and review of Richard Hofstadter's book The Progressive Historians, 1968.

Review ofAnti-Intellectualism in American Life, May 15, 1963
Reviews of Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter.

Hostile letter in response to The American Political Tradition (page 1 of 3)
Hostile letter to Richard Hofstadter in response to his 1948 book, The American Political Tradition.

Notes on Andrew Jackson, forThe American Political Tradition chapter 3, "Andrew Jackson and the Rise of Liberal Capitalism" (page 1 of 4)
Notes taken by Richard Hofstadter on President Andrew Jackson, for chapter 3 of his book, The American Political Tradition,entitled "Andrew Jackson and the Rise of Liberal Capitalism"

Felice Swados, Reform School Girl
Cover image of Felice Swados's Reform School Girl from 1948, originally published in 1941 as House of Fury.

Lecture Announcement, March 13, 1962
Announcement of a lecture, by Richard Hofstadter, entitled "The Place of Principle in Politics," appearing in Town Hall (Los Angeles), March 13, 1962. In his lecture, Hofstadter discussed the problem of the conflation of morality with politics in the…

Felice Swados Writing Novel
Felice Swados Writing Novel, 1940. Oil on canvas by Margaret LeFranc.
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