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Notes on "the Spoilsmen," page one
Notes for Chapter 7 of The American Political Tradition, "The Spoilsmen: An Age of Cynicism"

Merle Curti letter, page one.
Letter from Merle Curti to Hofstadter, 1946.

Memorial Service, Columbia University, program cover
Program for Richard Hofstadter's memorial service at Columbia University, October 30, 1970.

List of Historians Who Marched From Selma to Montgomery, page one
A list of American historians who participated in the historic march for African-American civil rights in Alabama, March 25, 1965

Letter #1
A collection of letters to the editors of The American Heritage in response to Richard Hofstadter's article, "America as a Gun Culture," which appeared in that magazine in October, 1970. Hofstadter did not live to see these replies, all of which were…

Letter to President Johnson (page one)
A five-page letter written by Daniel Bell, and co-signed by four other Columbia University faculty members (including Richard Hofstadter), expressing their concerns to President Lyndon B. Johnson regarding the Vietnam War, 1966.

"American Intellectuals and Foreign Policy," by Irving Kristol, Foreign Affairsmagazine: cover page
A four-page letter written by Richard Hofstadter to Irving Kristol regarding Kristol's 1967 article in Foreign Affairs magazine entitled "American Intellectuals and Foreign Policy." Also included is the title page of Hofstafter's copy of the article.

Box 22 Misc. reviews and articles written for various publications Letter to NYT.jpg
Letter from Richard Hofstadter to the editors of The New York Times regarding Arizona senator Barry Goldwater, June 16, 1964.

Letter of Condolence from President Richard Nixon
Condolence letter to Beatrice Hofstadter from President Richard Nixon, October 27, 1970.

Letter from Taylor Caldwell, 1956 (page one)
A 1956 letter to Richard Hofstadter from right-wing novelist Taylor Caldwell in response to his 1954 article, "The Pseudo-Conservative Revolt," which was later republished in the 1965 collection, The Paranoid Style in American Politics.

Letter from Columbia, 1944
Letter from John A. Krout, professor of history at Columbia University, 1944.

Letter from Charles A. Beard to Richard Hofstadter, May 8, 1944
Letter from Charles A. Beard, written May 8, 1944, congratulating Hofstadter for his article, "U.B. Phillips and the Plantation Legend," which appeared in the April 1944 issue of The Journal of Negro History.

Letter Concerning Campus Demonstrations, 1967 (page one)
A two-page letter from Richard Hofstadter to Columbia University President Grayson Kirk regarding the punishment of antiwar undergraduates who protested CIA recruitment on campus in February, 1967.

"American Liberalism from Bryan to Wilson," University College London, Spring, 1955
An assortment of programs and announcements of lectures given by Richard Hofstadter between 1955 and 1969.

Jefferson's Ideas on Class Relations
"Jefferson's Ideas of Class Relations," an essay written by Richard Hofstadter for a graduate seminar in intellectual history taught by Merle Curti at Columbia University in the late 1930s.

Interview with Eric Foner about the Columbia Crisis of 1968
Interview conducted by Professor Michael J. Birkner with Professor Eric Foner, November 19, 1992, regarding Richard Hofstadter and the historic student demonstrations at Columbia University in the spring of 1968.

The Congressional Record - House, 10339
Richard Hofstadter honored in the United States House of Representatives, as recorded in The Congressional Record, November 16, 1970.

Hofstadter discussing The Idea of A Party System
Richard Hofstadter discussing his 1969 book, The Idea of A Party System, with historian John A. Garraty. This is one of a series of interviews that Garraty conducted with other academic historians as part of his series, the American Historians…

High School Yearbook Photo
Yearbook photograph of Richard Hofstadter in the Fosdick-Masten Park High School Chronicle, 1933.

High School Commencement Program, page one
Program for Hofstadter's commencement ceremony, Fosdick-Masten Park High School, June, 1933.

The Forces of Liberation
This note appears to have been left in Richard Hofstadter's office following the occupation of several buildings on the Columbia Campus in April 1968. The reverse side of the page shows that the note was folded up into a paper airplane.

Extreme Right Memo
A report on right-wing extremism that Richard Hofstadter wrote for the Fund for the Republic in 1957.

Evicted sharecroppers along Highway 60, New Madrid County, Missouri
Photograph of evicted sharecroppers, 1939.

Memo from Eric L. McKitrick regarding research forThe Age of Reform(page one)
Notes taken by Eric L. McKitrick for Richard Hofstadter's The Age of Reform.
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