Harvard Professor

“It is a curious thing, this matter of God!” James wrote to philosopher Thomas Davidson in 1882.

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Photograph William James. Notman Studio, photographer. Photograph, undated. WJ. [Notebook 6] Autograph manuscript, signed; Florence, 20 November 1873. Photograph
Photograph WJ. Letter to Alice H. G. James. [Cambridge, 9 October 1876].

WJ. "Philosophy 9, 1898-1899 (Concluding lectures)" [Notebook 13] Autograph manuscript, ca. 1898. Photograph
Photograph Josiah Royce, Joseph Le Conte and G.H. Howison and Sidney Edward Mezes. The Conception of God: a philosophical discussion concerning the nature of the divine idea as a demonstrable reality. New York: Macmillan, 1897. WJ."Memorandums for Gifford Lectures"; drafts for "The varieties of religious experience" [Notebook 15] Autograph manuscript, signed; ca. 1900.

Photograph WJ. [Notes made while preparing second series of Gifford Lectures]. Autograph manuscript, ca. 1901. WJ. [Answers to J. B. Pratt's questionnaire on religion]. Printed sheet with autograph annotations; [n.p., 1904 ].

Photograph "Faith and Reason", 1906. In: [Obituary notices and reviews of books by William James]. Printed sheets; various dates.