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Farber, Marvin papers as editor of Philosophy and Phenomenological Research

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 22-5F-769

Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials related to Marvin Farber's position as editor of the journal Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, mainly correspondence. The correspondence in the collection is primarily related to PPR, but there are also letters concerning the Philosophy Department and other UB topics. PPR correspondence concerns submission and review of articles as well as routine letters concerning subscription and circulation of the journal. Also included are editorial logs and correspondence, which pertain to the journal's routine office and editorial concerns, and manuscripts in English, German, and Russian.The collection also contains materials related to the Russian Translation Project, including translations in both Russian and English, and files pertaining to the International Phenomenological Society and Philosophy and Phenomenological Review.


  • 1940-1980


Terms of Access and Use

The Marvin Farber papers as editor of Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 1940-1980, are open to researchers.


Copyright is held by The State University of New York at Buffalo, University Archives. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Historical Note

Philosophy and Phenomenological Research is a philosophy journal founded in 1940.Until 1980, it was edited by Marvin Farber, UB professor of philosophy and phenomenology.


18.5 Linear Feet (44 manuscript boxes, 2 half manuscript boxes)

Language of Materials



Papers of Marvin Farber, professor of philosophy and phenomenology, during his time as editor for the philosophy journal Philosophy and Phenomenological Research.


This collection is arranged in seven series: I. Correspondence, II. Editorial Logs, III. Index to PPR, IV. Manuscripts, V. Russian Translation Project, VI. International Phenomenological Society, and VII. Philosophy and Phenomenological Review, 1939-1978.

Acquisition Information

The Marvin Farber papers as editor of Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 1940-1980 was gifted to University Archives by Lorraine W. Farber, in 1981.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives Staff; finding aid encoded by Grace Trimper, August 2018.


Finding Aid for the Marvin Farber papers as editor of Philosophy and Phenomenological Research
Finding aid prepared by Archives staff.
20 August 2018
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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