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"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.

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.

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

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

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.

"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.

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.

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…

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

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

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

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

One act play, page one
A one-act play written by Richard Hofstadter while a high school student in Buffalo, NY.

Phi Beta Kappa Book Awards
Photograph of Richard Hofstadter with the other recipients of the 1963 Phi Beta Kappa Book Awards. Hofstadter won for Anti-Intellectualism in American Life.

Photo of William Graham Sumner
William Graham Sumner, apostle of rugged individualism in the Gilded Age.

Photograph of Richard Hofstadter, ca. 1948
Photograph of Richard Hofstadter, ca. 1948, which accompanied a review of The American Political Tradition entitled "History Debunked Realistically but to Excess."

Graduate School Research Paper, Table of Contents
A research paper, written by Richard Hofstadter while a graduate student at Columbia University, about the politics of New York City's working class in the 1830s and '40s.

President Harry S. Truman Signing National Security Act Amendment of 1949
President Harry S. Truman, with military advisors, signing the National Security Act Amendment of 1949. Under his administration, military operations were expanded and consolidated into a single, unified Department of Defense.

Pulitzer Prize recognition
Certificate from Columbia University in recognition of Richard Hofstadter's 1956 Pulitzer Prize, which was awarded for The Age of Reform.

Reply from President Johnson (page one)
President Lyndon B. Johnson's seven-page reply to five Columbia faculty members (including Richard Hofstadter) regarding the war in Vietnam, 1966.
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