Janeway, Eliot

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Eliot Janeway was born in New York City in 1913. As a political economist he wrote books, articles, and syndicated columns. He served as an economic advisor to Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson. He was a vigorous critic of presidential economic policies from the Roosevelt to the Ronald Reagan administrations. He died in 1993 in New York City. Elizabeth Hall was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1913. She married Eliot Janeway in 1938. She began her writing career as a novelist in the 1940s, later becoming a literary critic, essayist, and finally a feminist author by the 1970s. She died in Rye, N.Y. in 2005.

From the guide to the Eliot Janeway and Elizabeth Janeway Papers, 1941-1968, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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referencedIn William O. Douglas Papers, 1801-1980, (bulk 1923-1975) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1850-2020 (inclusive), 1936-2008 (bulk) Houghton Library.
referencedIn Thomas J. Dodd Papers, undated, 1919-1971. Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
referencedIn Alfred Mitchell Bingham and the Common Sense collection, 1905-1979 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn City Club of Cleveland Forum sound recordings, 1960-1989, 1948-2011 Cleveland State University
referencedIn Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972, 1929-1957 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn H. H. Lowry papers, 1930-1937, 1941-1953, Bulk, 1941-1953, 1930-1953 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Herman Wolf Papers, undated, 1926-1981. Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Eliot Janeway and Elizabeth Janeway Papers, 1941-1968 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn I. Leo. Sharfman papers, 1914-1962 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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correspondedWith Allen, James person
associatedWith Bingham, Alfred Mitchell, 1905- person
associatedWith City Club of Cleveland corporateBody
correspondedWith Dodd, Thomas J. (Thomas Joseph), 1907-1971 person
correspondedWith Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980 person
associatedWith Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957 person
associatedWith Janeway, Elizabeth. Accident. 1964. person
associatedWith Lowry, H. H. person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 person
associatedWith Sharfman, Isaiah Leo, 1886- person
associatedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
associatedWith Wolf, Herman. person
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