Arthur S. Meyers Open Forum Collection 1885-2011 (MS114)

Title

Arthur S. Meyers Open Forum Collection 1885-2011 (MS114)

Date

1885-2011

Creator

Meyers, Arthur S.

Description

The collection contains 9 boxes of Arthur S. Meyers' research files related to his book, Democracy in the Making: the Open Forum Movement. The book, published in 2012, chronicles the history of the nationwide open forum movement, including the role of the Ford Hall Forum. The collection contains photocopies of letters, articles, and programs related to open forums and the movement’s proponents such as George W. Coleman and Mary Caroline Crawford.

A finding aid is available which describes and inventories this collection.

Relation

See also, the Ford Hall Forum Collection (MS113), Suffolk University

Language

English

Subject

Civil society -- United States -- History
Coleman, George W. (George William), 1867-
Crawford, Mary Caroline
Democracy -- United States -- History
Meyers, Arthur S
Political culture -- United States -- History
Political participation -- United States -- History

Collection Items

Ford Hall Meetings program, 1/5-1/26/1913
Featured: Prof. Vida Scudder, Br. Yamei Kin, Joseph Fels

Ford Hall Meetings program, 2/21-3/14/1915
Featured: Peter Witt, Rabbi Samuel Schulman, John Spargo

Ford Hall Meetings program, 1/31-2/21/1915
Featured: Rev. John Ryan, Louis Wallis, S. K. Ratcliffe

Ford Hall Meetings program, 1/10-1/31/1915
Featured: Rev. John Holmes, Rev. John Ross, Prof. Walter Rauschenbusch

Ford Hall Meetings program, 12/20-1/3/1914
Featured: Bouck White, Prof. Charles Zueblin, Dr. George Gordon

Ford Hall Meetings program, 11/8-11/22/1914
Featured: Margaret Slattery, Dr. John Elliot, Leslie Sprague

Ford Hall Meetings program, 10/18-11/1/1914
Featured: William Walling, Mary Antin, Earl Barnes

Ford Hall Meetings program, 1/11-1/25/1914
Featured: Bishop Williams, Albion Small, Alexander Irvine

Ford Hall Meetings program, 12/7-12/21/1913
Featured: Norman Hapgood, Miss Mary Follett, Prof. Zueblin

Ford Hall Meetings program, 11/9-11/30/1913
Featured: Dr. Stephen Wise, Rev. Paul Strayer, Mr. Coleman

Ford Hall Meetings program, 10/19-11/2/1913
Featured: Prof. John Brooks, Prof. Earl Barnes, Mary Antin

Ford Hall Meetings program, 3/23-4/13/1913
Featured: John Cowper Powys, Dr. Colin Scott, Dr. O. P. Gifford

Ford Hall Meetings program, 3/3-3/23/1913
Featured: Prof. Earl Barnes, William Hard, Rev. Nicholas Van Der Pyl

Ford Hall Meetings program,  2/23/1913
Fifth Birthday Anniversary

Ford Hall Meetings program, 2/2-2/16/1913
Featured: Rev. John A Ryan, Edward Filene, Stewart Anderson

Ford Hall Meetings program, 12/15-12/29/1912
Featured: Prof. Vida Scudder, Br. Yamei Kin, Joseph Fels

Ford Hall Meetings program, 11/24-12/8/1912
Featured: Prof. Charles Fagnani, Miss Angela Morgan

Ford Hall Meetings program, 10/13-10/27/1912
Featured: Dr. Thomas Hall, Mr. John Orth, Rabbi Harris, Prof. Walter Rauschenbusch
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