MS Am 2257
Marcuse, Herbert, 1898-. Herbert Marcuse compositions: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Am 2257
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Marcuse, Herbert, 1898-.
Title: Herbert Marcuse compositions
Quantity: 1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Abstract: Manuscript compositions of German-born American political philosopher, Herbert Marcuse,
sent to the Beacon Press.
*2001M-67. Gift of Arnold C. Tovell, 2 Meadow Trail, Chappaqua, New York 10514; received: 2002 Apr. 18.
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
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Herbert Marcuse Compositions (MS Am 2257). Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Herbert Marcuse was a German-born American politcal philosopher.
Arranged alphabetically by title of composition.
Collection consists primarily of manuscripts of Marcuse's books published by the Beacon Press. Includes Marcuse's notes and correspondence concerning publication of these books.
Some of the descriptive notes about this material were supplied to the repository
by Arnold C. Tovell, a Beacon Press editor, and are marked (ACT) in this finding aid. Tovell also has
annotated many of the manuscripts.
- (1). Counterrevolution and revolt : Ts with AMs revisions (photocopy) with Ms revisions and annotations (in the hand
of Arnold C. Tovell) 1 folders Box 1
Arrived in staff-labeled envelope: Herbert Marcuse "Affirmation" (early draft).
Manuscript includes "major Tovell queries on organization, meaning, and requests
for translation of foreign language texts" (ACT).
Published by Beacon Press in 1972.
- (2). Counterrevolution and revolt : Ts with AMs revisions (photocopy) with Ms revisions and annotations (in the hand
of Arnold C. Tovell) 3 folders Box 1
Arrived in staff-labeled envelope: Herbert Marcuse "Affirmation" (second draft).
Also includes letter from Marcuse to Arnold C. Tovell, 1971 Oct. 12.
ACT note: "A clean manuscript, probably the published text."
- (6). An essay on liberation : AMs, Tss with AMs corrections 1 folders Box 1
Date: circa 1968
A formal submission of the mss with a cover sheet and table of contents from Marcuse
who suggests a book title: Beyond one dimensional man: A contribution to the debate
on prospects for liberation. (ACT)
- (7). One dimensional man; studies in the ideology of advanced industrial society : Ts with Ms typesetter markings and Ms annotations and revisions by Arnold C. Tovell2 folders Box 1, Box 2
Setting copy of the complete manuscript.
Note that the opening sentence of the introduction differs from the published text.
The author's pagination suggests that it is the product of major revision and/or reorganization.
Tovell asked Marcuse to provide a translation of the Benjamin quote at the end of
the book. (ACT)
Published by Beacon Press in 1964.
- (9). Photographs of Herbert Marcuse and Arnold C. Tovell 2 photographs in 1 folder. Box 2
Variant images depicting Marcuse and Tovell in an office in discussion. One image
shows Tovell holding a copy of One dimensional man.