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This guide describes the organization of the Paul Teruel Journal of Ordinary Thought Collection, housed within the College Archives & Special Collections at Columbia College Chicago. Paul Teruel served as director of community partnerships at the Center for Arts Policy, a former unit of the college. The Journal of Ordinary Thought published “reflections people make on their personal histories and everyday experiences, founded on the propositions that every person is a philosopher, expressing one's thoughts foster creativity and change, and taking control of life requires people to think about the world and communicate their thoughts to others”. The collection holds issues of this Journal.


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