William E. Kennick Papers
William E. Kennick Papers, 1947-2009
3 records storage boxes, 1 archives box (3.5 linear ft.)
Professional and personal correspondence, lecture notes and other course materials, and speeches and writings related to his career as a professor of philosophy at Amherst College. Letters are mostly incoming correspond-ence from former students, fellow faculty members and administrators at Amherst. Correspondents include Profs. Theodore Baird, William Pritchard, Jerold Rothstein Presidents Calvin Plimpton and John William Ward; from former students, David Foster Wallace (AC 1985). Also included are Professor Kennick's 6-volume typescript on the history of philosophy and a binder of printed material entitled collectively "A Gallimaufry of Materials for Use in My Philosophy Courses." Among his writings are published articles and a personal memoir. The collection also includes ca. 40 letters of condolence to Mrs. Nancy Kennick after her husband's death in 2009.
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