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Subseries 4. Professional Societies, 1939-1987

Scope and Content Notes:

These files document Sellars's activity within various professional associations, committees, foundations, and societies. The files are arranged alphabetically by organization title. He was particularly involved with the American Philosophical Association and these files document his participation in several committees. Extensive files exist for the Federation Internationale Des Societes De Philosophie, which reveal Sellars's interest in the international philosophical community. This section also contains files related to Sellars's service on the editorial board of The Monist. Mostly consisting of correspondence, these files document the process of developing the quarterly issues of the journal. The National Science Foundation files document Sellars's activity as a consultant to the History and Philosophy of Science division, as well as his own grant proposals.

Folder 5 American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1971-1987
Folder 6 American Association of University Professors, 1952-1973
Folder 7 American Catholic Philosophical Association, 1971-1974
Folder 8 American Council of Learned Societies, 1964, 1971

Section: American Philosophical Association

Folder 9 Board of officers, 1969-1970
Folder 10 Committee on International Cooperation, 1968-1973
Folder 11 General, 1964-1972

Box 177
Folder 1-2 General, 1974-1981
Folder 3-7 Executive Committee, 1967-1983

Box 178
Folder 1 Nominating Committee, 1971
Folder 2 Program Committee, 1963-1967
Folder 3 American Philosophical Quarterly, 1962-1979
Folder 4 Association of Philosophy Journal Editors, 1971-1977
Folder 5 Center for Advanced Study in the Behavior Sciences, 1975-1978

Section: Council for Philosophical Studies

Folder 6-7 General, 1964-1972
Folder 8 Visiting philosopher program, 1968
Folder 9 Federation Internationale Des Societes De Philosophie, 1965-1971

Box 179
Folder 1-6 Federation Internationale Des Societes De Philosophie, 1972-1983
Folder 7 Humanist Society, 1939-1942
Folder 8 Hume Society, 1978-1983

Box 180
Folder 1 Institute of Intercultural Research, 1973-1974
Folder 2 Leibniz Society, 1978-1983
Folder 3 Metaphysical Society of America, 1971-1985
Folder 4-5 Mind Association, 1965-1984
Folder 6 Miscellaneous Societies, 1952-1984
Folder 7-12 Monist,Correspondence, 1961-1982

Box 181
Folder 1-2 National Endowment for the Humanities1968-1978

Section: National Science Foundation

Folder 3 Consulting, 1962-1974
Folder 4 Research project, 1963-1978
Folder 5-6 Rhodes Scholarship Trust, 1953-1958

Section: Philosophy of Science Association

Folder 7-8 General, 1970-1985

Box 182
Folder 1 Biennial meeting, 1976-1977
Folder 2 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1969, 1972