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Hubert Kessler Collection, 1920-2005 | Music Library

By Maristella Feustle

Collection Overview

Title: Hubert Kessler Collection, 1920-2005Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates:1920-1981
ID: 06/082
Primary Creator: Kessler, Hubert (1898-1985)
Extent: 8.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 00/00/2004
Subjects: music theory, Plato. Phaedo — Criticism and interpretation
Languages: English, German, Greek,Ancient(to1453)

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of eight boxes of personal papers, manuscripts, sketches, and published sheet music related to Kessler's work in philosophy, music composition, and music theory.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Music Library
Access Restrictions: Access to this collection is provided only by special arrangement. Please contact the Music Library for more information.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Music Library. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: Collection is housed in the UNT Music Library. Advance notice for use is required. Please contact the Music Library for further information.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 1Add to your cart.


Barcode 711537.</p>

Folder 1: Chapter I: G.H. Mead's Theory of Rise of Self-Consciousness, Mind, and SelfAdd to your cart.
Typed manuscript. Includes cover page in red pencil reading "II. Plato's theory of cognition."
Folder 2: Footnotes to Chapter IAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Introduction: G.H.Mead's TheoryAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Footnotes to Introduction (Mead)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Entire manuscript: G.H. Mead's Theory of Rise of Self-Consciousness, Mind, and SelfAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Transcribed chorales, No. 1-14Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Multiple copies of errata sheet for music bookAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Handwritten notes and bibliography on back of typescript pages: "Basic Factors in the Growth of Mind and Self: Analysis and Reconstruction of G.H. Mead's Theory"Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Letter from Grace Chin Lee, 1941 March 13Add to your cart.
Regarding Kessler's writings on Mead.
Folder 10: Spiral-bound notebook: Selections from early Greek philosophyAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Cover page: Plato's Parmenides and the Problem of Metalogic; page with biblical passages Matt. 21:22, and 26:39 written in pencil; page labeled "inserts" with footnote textAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Empty envelope addressed to Prof. G.A. Tawney, Urbana, ILAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Notes on Plato and Parmenides; additional cover page for "Plato's Parmenides and the Problem of Metalogic"Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Paper: Welches sind die Grenzen des Wirkungsbereiches der Autosuggestion?Add to your cart.
13" paper found folded around standard-length paper which begins "Es gibt einen Zustand jenseits der Gnade..."
Folder 15: Brittle page of notes on Parmenides, with Greek charactersAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Twelve Dates of HistoryAdd to your cart.
"Greatest dates of [Western] history, which show the development of that fundamental attitude and hence the inner consistency of historical development."
Folder 17: Three memo pad sheets: sources on Parmenides, PlatoAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Chapter III, A Reconstruction of the Theory of the Rise of Self-ConsciousnessAdd to your cart.
Text and notes.
Folder 19: BibliographyAdd to your cart.
Pages "A" through "W."
Folder 20: Ableitung der Moral auf Grundlage des fruher GesagtenAdd to your cart.
Pages 15-25.
Folder 21: Cover page to Kessler's dissertation: Basic Factors in the Growth of Mind and Self: Analysis and Reconstruction of G.H. Mead's Theory, 1940Add to your cart.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Folder 22: Part III (Mead)Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Handwritten notes in pencil, corrections to work on MeadAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Typed text, pages 55-87: "The foregoing analysis..."Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Abstract to Kessler's dissertationAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Handwritten notes, numbered 4 through 6Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Chapter II: Critical Examination of Mead's TheoryAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Last page of a bibliographyAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Typed text, pages 1-25; 26-42: "Als ich an diesem Buch zu schreiben anfing..."Add to your cart.
Folder 30: "Meinen liebsten Tanjalein..." [sp?], 1935 January 12Add to your cart.
Single sheet, written in ink, with tryped page and a page written in pencil (having to do with Chapter III of the dissertation), which were found adjacent.
Folder 31: Paper: "In search of an alternative interpretation of the proof of the immortality of the soul in Plato's Phaedo"Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Letter to Kessler from "Max", 1967 February 12Add to your cart.
Discusses Plato's Phaedo.
Folder 33: Writings on Plato, manuscript in pencilAdd to your cart.
Apparent draft of "In search of an alternative interpretation..."
Folder 34: Various sets of pages separated by staples or paperclipsAdd to your cart.
In pencil.
Folder 35: Handwritten pages numbered 0-36Add to your cart.
Folder 36: More writings on Plato, manuscript in pencilAdd to your cart.
Related to, but not a direct continuation of Folder 33.
Folder 37: Notes on onion-skin paperAdd to your cart.
Folder 38: Part II: Socrates' Deutros...Add to your cart.
Partially typed; includes typed versions of some manuscript material in preceding folders ("Point ii" - Point i mentioned in Folder 33).
Folder 39: Brittle pages: "Before proceeding..."Add to your cart.
Pages labeled "A.H."
Folder 40: Page of notes, partly in blue ink, 1957 November 21Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Section-by-section outline of Plato's PhaedoAdd to your cart.
Folder 42: Handwritten list of citationsAdd to your cart.
With author and work of Plato to which the citation refers.
Folder 43: "Books returned", 1966 JuneAdd to your cart.
Folder 44: "The key concepts"Add to your cart.
Brittle paper.
Folder 45: Page with two sources listedAdd to your cart.
Folder 46: Outline, notes, text in small, stapled groupsAdd to your cart.
Brittle paper.
Folder 47: Notes on lined paperAdd to your cart.
Folder 48: "The reference to three..."Add to your cart.
Brittle paper.
Folder 49: Plato / Lexicon PlatonicumAdd to your cart.
Brittle paper.
Folder 50: Small pages of notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 51: Friedlander, Vol. 2, p. 614 - notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 52: Assorted pages of notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 53: "Critical assessment of the final section of the proof", 1974 JuneAdd to your cart.
Note "Discarded version?" marked June, 1974.
Folder 54: "Discard: Immortality proof"Add to your cart.
Folder 55: Pages marked 287a through 287mAdd to your cart.
Begins "From a certain point of view..."
Folder 56: Notes stapled to a concert program; "definitions"; additional page of notes, circa 1967Add to your cart.
Program from "Festival of Contemporary Arts," University of Illinois at Urbana, March 11, 1967.
Folder 57: Deuteros PlousAdd to your cart.
Includes typed pages with annotations in red, page of apparently related notes. Ends in section VII.
Folder 58: Deuteros PlousAdd to your cart.
Sections VII (resumed) through end. Largely brittle paper.
Folder 60: Black folder and contentsAdd to your cart.
Deuterous Plous; original draft and first revision of Phaedo.
Folder 61: Notes and citationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 62: Phaedo: Translation and comments (proof, and Deuteros Plous)Add to your cart.
Folder 63: "In search of..." - partial copy, missing pages 19-20Add to your cart.
Folder 64: Revision of beginning of study of proof of immortality, 1968Add to your cart.

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