MS Am 1632
© 2015 The President and Fellows of Harvard College
Last update on 2016 March 15
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Location: b [Shelved in Pusey aisle 53, marked "MS CSP"]
Call No.: MS Am 1632
Creator: Peirce, Charles S. (Charles Sanders), 1839-1914.
Title: Charles S. Peirce papers,
Quantity: 74 linear feet (151 boxes, 1 volume, 1 bundle)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers of philosopher, logician, scientist, and the founder of pragmatism, Charles S. Peirce. Also includes Peirce family correspondence.
Peirce was a philosopher, logician, scientist, and the founder of pragmatism.
Arrangement of collection was determined by Richard Robin's Annotated Catalogue of the Papers of Charles S. Peirce. Arranged into the following series:
- I. Manuscripts
- A. Mathematics
- B. Pragmatism
- C. Phenomenology
- D. Logic
- E. Metaphysics
- F. Physics
- G. Chemistry
- H. Astronomy
- I. Geodesy and metrology
- J. Psychology
- K. Linguistics
- L. History
- M. Sciences of review
- N. Practical science
- O. Reviews
- P. Translations
- Q. Miscellanea
- R. Biographical
- II. Correspondence
- A. Charles S. Peirce correspondence
- B. Juliette Peirce and Peirce family correspondence
- C. Family correspondence
- D. Miscellaneous correspondence
Includes notebooks, lectures, and other compositions on mathematics, pragmatism, metaphysics, logic, linguistics, and the history of science. Also includes correspondence which ranges over much of Peirce’s private and professional life as well as separate files of Peirce family correspondence; and his translations and reviews; and biographical material. Some manuscripts are annotated by early editors, and some have been used as printer’s copy.Peirce’s correspondents include: Paul Carus, James McKeen Cattell, Wendell Phillips Garrison, William Fearing Gill, George Shattuck Morison, Benjamin Peirce, James Mills Peirce, Albert Stickney and others. Also with correspondence of Juliette Peirce.