NOLAN PLINY JACOBSON PAPERS, 1931-1988 (Accession 24, Accession 304, and Accession 842)
Dr. Nolan Pliny Jacobson (1909-1987) was a professor of religion and philosophy at Winthrop (1954-1974). The collection consists of biographical data, professional and personal correspondence, and other papers relating to Dr. Jacobson’s research; his relationship with other philosophers, and his interest in oriental religion, philosophy, and the effects of science on the culture of the modern world. His correspondents include Prince Sihanouk, Charles Morris, John and Roberta Dewey, Henry and Laura Weiman, Charles and Dorothy Hartshorne, Kenneth Inada, Haljme Nakamusa, T.I. Dow, Nyanaponika Mahathera, and many other distinguished philosophers of the Western World.