Joseph Gerard Brennan taught philosophy at Barnard from 1946 to 1976 when he became professor emeritus. His works include essays on moral philosophy, military ethics and literary studies of Thomas Mann, James Joyce and Andre Gide.
Manuscripts and correspondence related to his work on Thomas Mann, Alfred North Whitehead, James Joyce, Emily Dickinson, Edith Wharton, Willa Cather as well as manuscripts of essays on greek philosophy, and military ethics. Also included is material on Ford Maddox Ford associated with an editing project on which he collaborated with Janice Biala.
Access to material dated 50 years or less prior to current date is restricted.
Photocopies and other reproductions may be purchased at cost.
Joseph Gerard Brennan Papers, 1934-1989, Barnard College Archives.