Francis Anderson P027

Francis Anderson, a Scot, graduated MA from the University of Glasgow in 1883. He was appointed to the new position of lecturer in Philosophy in 1888, and in 1890 he was appointed as the first Challis Professor of Logic and Mental Philosophy. He was instrumental in bringing about the reform of the teacher training system in New South Wales and successfully agitated for the establishment of Chairs in Economics, Politics, and Sociology at Sydney University. The following is a listing of the papers by box.

     Box  Description                                      Date Range
       1  Printed flyer for Sydney University Extension    n.d. 
          Board advertising a lecture by Professor       
          Francis Anderson on "How we think". Inside     
          hard-cover folder.                             
       1  Used exam booklet containing hand-written notes  n.d. 
          on "Art & Life". Inside hard-cover folder.     
       1  Exam booklet containing hand-written notes       n.d. 
          entitled "Proverbs II". Pages are numbered     
          18-33. Inside hard-cover folder.               
       1  Loose pages numbered 1-33, entitled "The State   n.d. 
          and the Professions", being an address         
          delivered to the Medical Society of the        
          University of Sydney. Inside hard-cover folder.
       1  Exam booklet containing hand-written notes,      n.d. 
          entitled "Proverbs I". Pages are numbered 1-17.
          Inside hard-cover folder.                      
       1  "The Public School System of NSW" by Professor   1901 
          Francis Anderson, printed by Angus and Robinson
          1901. An address delivered to the Annual       
          Conference of the Public School Teachers of NSW
          in Sydney Town Hall on 26 June 1901. Inside    
          manilla folder. 

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1 "Sociology in Australia. A Plea for Its 1912 Teaching" by Professor Francis Anderson, printed by Angus and Robinson 1912. An address delivered to a meeting of the Australian Association for the Advancement of Science in 1912. Inside manilla folder 1 Invitation card from the Archbishop of Sydney 1939 to Anderson to a function at the Archbishop's residence on 29 June 1939. The back of the card is covered with hand-written notes by Anderson. Inside manilla folder. 1 Printed invitation card from Lady Street to n.d. Anderson. The back of the card is covered with hand-written notes by Anderson. Inside manilla folder. 1 Typed review of a lecture by Anderson on "The n.d. League of Nations and its work". Inside manilla folder. 1 University of Sydney exam paper in Medicine - 1884 General Zoology, dated 11 March 1884. Inside manilla folder. 1 University of Sydney Lectures to Teachers on n.d. "Teaching and Morality in Schools" (3 copies). Inside manilla folder. 1 Typescript page entitled "Modern Logic". Inside n.d. manilla folder.

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1 Typed script of a radio broadcast by Anderson 12 Jan 1934 on "Epoch making books: Darwin's Origin of the Species", dated 12 January 1934. Inside manilla folder. 1 University of Sydney Extension Board lecture n.d. "How we Think" by Professor Anderson. Inside manilla folder. 1 University of Glasgow Graduation Ceremony 22 Jun 1927 Programme, dated 22 June 1927. Anderson was awarded and honorary D.Litt. at this ceremony. Inside manilla folder. 1 Exercise book entitled "British Childrens' n.d. Comfort Fund", containing press clippings and notes by Anderson from newspaper articles. Inside manilla folder. 1 Typed paper entitled "Ethics", with additional n.d. hand-written notes. 15 pages. Inside manilla folder. 1 Typed paper entitled "The Teaching of Morality n.d. in Schools". 22 pages. Inside manilla folder.

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1 Hard-cover notebook with outside title "Mods. n.d. Logic. T. Case". On the inside cover is written "W. Scott Logic. Summer Term 1875". The first page is headed "Best Book Jevons", and pages are numbered 1-210. The writings are perhaps lecture notes. 1 Clipping from Sydney Morning Herald of 4 4 Oct 1909 October 1909 of an article by Anderson titled "A great problem. The Organisation of National Education". On the same page is an article entitled "Professor Anderson's paper. Why it was vetoed". Inside folder. 1 Clipping from Sydney Morning Herald of 2 2 Oct 1909 October 1909 of an article by Anderson titled "A great problem. The Organisation of National Education". Inside folder. 1 Printed paper "Registered Schools and the 16 Jun 1914 Syllabus" by E. A. Badham, read at the Annual Prize Giving of Church of England Grammar School for Girls on 16 June 1914. 1 Used exam booklet entitled "Evolution of the n.d. State II", containing hand-written notes by Anderson.

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1 Exam booklet entitled "What's in a name", n.d. containing one page of hand-written notes by Anderson. 1 Exam booklet entitled "Professions and the n.d. State", containing hand-written notes by Anderson. Pages numbered 15-25. 1 Exam booklet entitled "Professions and the n.d. State", containing hand-written notes by Anderson. Pages numbered 1-14. 1 Exam booklet entitled "Law and Morality I", n.d. containing hand-written notes by Anderson. Pages numbered 1-15. 1 Exam booklet entitled "Law and Morality II", n.d. containing hand-written notes by Anderson. Pages numbered 16-21. 1 Booklet entitled "Plato. Hon:Lec:I.II. Sydney n.d. University T[rinity] T[erm] 1889", containing hand-written lecture notes. 1 Printed "Thank You" card, the reverse of which n.d. is covered with notes in Anderson's hand. 1 Exam booklet containing hand written notes, n.d. entitled "Law and Morality 3". Pages numbered 22-24.

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1 Printed pamphlet entitled: "Reproduction of a 1924 pencil drawing by John D. Moore of the Sydney University Clock Tower. For sale at one shilling and sixpence towards the fund of the War Memorial Carrillon. 1924" 1 Manilla folder containing an exam booklet n.d. entitled "Evolution of the State I". Pages numbered 1-6. 2 Exercise book entitled "Common Place Book. Feb 1875 Francis Anderson, 10 Monteith Row, Glasgow. Feb. 1875. Literary Selection". Contains quotes and excerpts from a wide range of authors. 2 Notebook containing notes and quotes on n.d. philosophical topics. 2 Notebook entitled "Philosophy of the State. The n.d. Real End of the State. Interpretation of Theories of the State", containing hand-written notes. 2 Untitled notebook containing hand-written notes n.d. on various political, social, and philosophical topics. 2 Untitled notebook containing hand-written notes n.d. on various political, social, and philosophical topics. 2 Untitled notebook containing hand-written notes n.d. on various political, social, and philosophical topics.

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2 Notebook of hand-written notes, entitled n.d. "Logic". 2 Untitled notebook containing hand-written notes n.d. on various political, social, and philosophical topics. 2 "Hermes", volume xxvii, No. 3, November 1921, 3 Nov 1921 contains article entitled 'Francis Anderson - Professor and Citizen'. 2 Writing pad containing hand-written notes, n.d. primarily about the political situation of the 1930s. 3 Small notebook containing hand-written notes on n.d. various political, social, and philosophical topics. 3 Small notebook containing hand-written notes on n.d. various political, social, and philosophical topics. 3 Small notebook whose first page bears the title 1883 1934 "Francis Anderson. University of Glasgow 1883. Literature." The volume contains quotes and excerpts from various authors on various topics, dated to 1934. 3 Small notebook containing hand-written notes on n.d. various political, social, and philosophical topics. 3 "The Arts Journal", volume 4, no. 3, Michaelmas 1921 Term 1921. Contains article about Anderson. 3 "The Arts Journal", volume 9, no. 1, Trinity 1926 Term 1926. Contains an obituary by Anderson on Bernard Muscio, Anderson's successor in the Chair of Philosophy.

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3 Hard-cover folder containing notes on various n.d. political topics, dated to the late 1920s and early 1930s. 3 Hard-cover folder containing loose notes for n.d. lectures by Anderson for the Sydney University Extension Board on "Historic Italy". 3 Small notebook whose title page bears the n.d. words: "Francis Anderson. Glasgow University 1882. Philosophy (3)". The notebook contains hand-written notes of later date, on various philosophical topics.