• Creator
  • Manning, Harvey
  • Created Date
  • 1948
  • Description
  • Herbert J. Phillips was a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Washington. He was one of the professors subpoenaed by the Canwell Committee for having alleged Communist Party affiliations. He would later be terminated by the University of Washington’s Board of Regents based on the opinion of President Raymond B. Allen; contrary to the Faculty Committee on Tenure and Academic Freedom’s vote to maintain him as professor at the institutio... more
    Herbert J. Phillips was a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Washington. He was one of the professors subpoenaed by the Canwell Committee for having alleged Communist Party affiliations. He would later be terminated by the University of Washington’s Board of Regents based on the opinion of President Raymond B. Allen; contrary to the Faculty Committee on Tenure and Academic Freedom’s vote to maintain him as professor at the institution. The Interim Committee on Un-American Activities (Canwell Committee) operated from 1947-1949. It was a special exploratory committee of the Washington State Legislature which investigated the influence of the Communist Party in Washington State, most notably at the University of Washington. During the years the committee was active it subpoenaed and took to trial 12 of the University’s professors, 3 of whom were dismissed from the university for having Communist affiliations and 3 of whom were put on probation for years after the incident... less
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  • Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in JPEG format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2015