Lothar Schäfer Collection

MC 1378

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444
Email: specoll@uark.edu

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Lee Flowers, 2017.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Schäfer, Lothar
Lothar Schäfer Collection
Inclusive Dates
ca 1969-1995
MC 1378
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Materials are in English.
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

Lothar Schäfer, Distinguished Professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, donated materials pertaining to his interest in the interrelation of science and humanistic learning in February 1998.

Processing Information

Processed in July 1998.

Preferred Form of Citation

Lothar Schäfer Collection (MC 1378), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Biographical Note

Lothar Schäfer was a Distinguished Professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to Lothar Schäfer's interest in the interrelation of science and humanistic learning. The documents in the collection include articles and speeches on the subject, as well as earlier treatments intended for publication as a book, and finally a manuscript version of In Search of Divine Reality: Science As a Source of Inspiration by the University of Arkansas Press in 1997.

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection:

Box 1

Box 1 Folder 1

"Background Material to the Book.", n.d. 3 p.

Box 1 Folder 2

"In Support of the Humanities: The Importance of Unifying Perspectives and Interdisciplinary Studies," Arkansas, the Magazine of the Arkansas Alumni Association, Winter 1990, p. [14]-15. [photocopy] , 1990

Box 1 Folder 3

[lecture on science and humanities] "One of a Lecture Series Organized by Robert Neralich in Honor of Ben Kimpel," September 1983., September 1983 13 p.

Box 1 Folder 4

"Some General Thoughts on the Nature of Science and Human Knowledge." Commencement Lecture, College of Arts and Sciences, May 1986., May 1986 16 p.

Box 1 Folder 5

Chapter 1 "of a book originally planned to follow the title 'The Challenge of Reality' started in the late eighties and never finished.", n.d. 13 p.

Box 1 Folder 6

"Science as a Source of Inspiration: The Emergence of Ancient Philosophical Views in Twentieth Century Physical Science." Old Main Dedication Lecture, April 2, 1992. 16 p., April 2, 1992

Box 1 Folder 7

"Some Philosophical and Moral Implications of Modern Science." September 21, 1976. A public lecture in honor of the Nation's bicentennial, University of Arkansas. [photocopy of the published version] , September 21, 1976

Box 1 Folder 8

"Asymmetrical Fields." Paintings, University of Arkansas Gallery, March 1969. [photocopies] , March 1969

Box 1 Folder 9

"Zut Stellung der Humanistischen" Bildung in einer Naturwissenschaftlich-Technischen Welt." [essay written by invitation for the 450th anniversary of the Goerres Gymnasium, Dusseldorf, Germany, 1995] German text., 1995 5 p.

Box 1 Folder 10

"Science as a Source of Inspiration: In Search of Divine Reality." Variously paginated., n.d.


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