Livingston, John Charles, 1935-1999
John C. Livingston was born February 24, 1935 in New Haven, Connecticut. Married to Nancy and father of Julie. Died October 25, 1999. __Graduated from Harvard College in 1956. Received a master's and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. Began teaching at the University of Denver in 1963. Served as chairman of the history department at DU from 1979-1983 and 1993-1999. Founding member of the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society and the Ira M. Beck Archives. Co-founder of the Chicano-Jewish dialogues. Chairman of the Academic Council of the American Jewish Historical Society. Member of the Educational Task Force of the Allied Jewish Federation. President of the American Jewish Committee. __ __Bill Scanlon, "Historian John C. Livingston Challenged His Students at DU," Rocky Mountain News, November 2, 1999. "Obituaries," The Denver Post, October 28, 1999.
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Overview Recording of the funeral service of John C. Livingston.
Dates: 1999 October 28
Overview John Charles Livingston (1935-1999) served as professor and chair of the History Department of the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1963-1964 and from 1968-1999. His areas of expertise were United States intellectual and social history in the 20th century, concentrating on the 1960s and American Jewish history. He wrote several books including, Clarence Darrow: Sentimental Rebel (1988) and Jews of the American West (1989). He was a founder and research director of the Rocky...
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The material is copies of correspondence of the Industrial Removal Office in New York and relief organizations in Colorado from 1903 to 1916. Correspondents include the Jewish Relief Society of Denver, the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, National Jewish Hospital, the Denver lodge of the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith, and the two Colorado IRO committee directors, Lessy Levy and Milton M. Schayer.
Overview Left to right Arnie Hayutin, Dr. Jeanne Abrams, Dr. John Livingston, Nancy Livingston, Rabbi Marc Angel, Marvin Meyers, and Rabbi Stanley Wagner pose together at the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society's Colorado Heritage Award ceremony when Dr. John Livingston was honored in May 1995.
Dates: 1995 May