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Bert Williams academic papers

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: 2005-008-a-r

Scope and Contents

The following are included in this collection: Bert Williams memorabilia—donated by June Williams 10/10/05

1.Diploma dated June 6, 1949 awarded to Bert Charles Williams from Boston University. Degree reads “Philosophiae Doctoris in Philosophiam” in R.G. 5.7 Series IA

2.One green scrapbook devoted to Bert Williams’ retirement from Chapman University. His Recognition Dinner was held April 30, 1980, 7:30 p.m. Scrapbook contains letters to Bert, cards, poems from friends and colleagues at Chapman. R.G. 5.7 Series IA

3.“Three Sisters” – 8 page typed manuscript by Mary June Law Albano Williams a reminiscence, dated March, 2005. R.G. 5.7 Series IA

4. Summer, 2005, issue of the "Eichler Network". R.G. 5.7 Series IA

1.Dissertation by Bert Charles Williams at Boston University Graduate School, entitled Berdyaev’s Philosophy of History. Dated 1949 in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. waiting to be cat.

2.Boston University Graduate School Thesis entitled Spengler’s Philosophy of History, by Bert Charles Williams, submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts, 1937. waiting to be cat. letter addressed to Mr. Bert C. Williams from the Boston University Graduate School dated March 23, 1937 indicating thesis approval and suggestion to have two copies made. in R.G.5.7 Series IA

4.Biographical sketch of Bert Williams not sure of location

5a.First and

5b Second Reader’s reports of Bert Williams PhD thesis,

5c. announcement of final oral exam for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy,

5d. notes of Dr. Williams these 4 items in R.G.5.7Series IA


  • Creation: 1949 - 2005
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1949 - 1949

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.

Biographical / Historical

Professor Emeritus Bert Williams was a long-serving professor of philosophy at Chapma College/University.


1.5 Linear Feet (1 carton)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of a few academic papers of Chapman University Professor emeritus Bert Williams

Physical Location

Leatherby Libraries

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of June Williams.

Finding Aid for the Bert Williams Papers
R. Boyd
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives Repository

Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange CA 92866 USA US