Ewart Guinier papers 1910-1989
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Harvard College was founded by a vote of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts on October 28, 1636 that allocated “400£ towards a schoale or colledge.” Subsequent legislative acts established the Board of Overseers, but it was the Charter of 1650 that created the Harvard Corporation as the College's primary governing board and defined its composition and authority. The College Charter became a contentious target for College officials, the Massachusetts Governor and General C...
Professor Ronald Walters, internationally renowned expert on African American leadership and politics, was born in Wichita, Kansas, on July 20, 1938. After attending Fisk University as an undergraduate, Walters earned his graduate degrees from American University. Walters went on to teach at Georgetown and Syracuse Universities; chair the African and Afro-American Studies Department at Brandeis University and the Political Science Department at Howard University; and work as professor of governm...
In January 1969, the Faculty Committee on African and Afro-American Studies, chaired by Henry Rosovsky, published a report on Afro-American Studies at Harvard . The Rosovsky Report, as it was known, recommended the establishment of a social and cultural center for black students. Due at least in part to this recommendation, the Harvard-Radcliffe Afro-American Cultural Center, also known as HRAACC, was established in the fall of 1969 as a non-profit corporation administratively and f...
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A leading educator and scholar, Walter Leonard was born on October 3, 1929, in Alma, Georgia. His early education was in the Savannah, Georgia, public school system and later at Savannah State College. He went on to study at Morehouse College, Atlanta University's Graduate School of Business, Howard University School of Law and Harvard University Business School.Leonard has served as Assistant Dean of both the Howard University School of Law (1968-69) and Harvard University Law School (1969-71)....
The Gulf Oil Corporation was founded in 1901 when oil was discovered in Spindletop, Texas. The company invested millions of dollars into the development of gasoline in the early Twentieth Century. By the early 1930s it had grown into a major United States corporation. The corporation continued to grow into the 1960s. During that time Gulf Oil became an investor into Robert E. Simon's planned community in Reston, Virginia. As one of his principal investors, Gulf Oil stepped in to save the project...
John Thomas Dunlop was born in Placerville, California, in 1914, and raised in the Philippines where his parents served as missionaries. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1935 and a Ph.D. in 1939, from the University of California, Berkeley. He joined the Harvard faculty in 1938, becoming associate professor of economics in 1945 and full professor in 1950. He chaired the Economics Department from 1961 to 1966. He was appointed Lamont University Professor in 1971. Dunlop was director of the Cost o...
Ford earned his Harvard AM in 1948 and his PhD in 1950. From the description of Bolingbroke : Platonist or pamphleteer? / Franklin L. Ford. December 13, 1946. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512622 ...
Labor leader, former presidential candidate for the Borough of Manhattan, and the first chairman of Harvard University's Department of African American Studies. Born in Panama of West Indian parents in 1910, Ewart Guinier migrated to the United States in 1925 and studied at Harvard University, the City University of New York, Columbia University and New York University. He became the International Secretary of the United Public Workers of America in 1940, and was the Liberal Party candidate for ...
Composer, vocalist, writer. From the description of There was once a slave, 1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83860466 From the description of There was once a slave, 1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702152899 ...
Founded in 1943, the National Council and its various branches promoted educational activities, peace programs and cultural exchanges between American and Soviet citizens, involving peace coalitions from both countries. The Council's purpose was to overcome politicized separations during the period which became known as the Cold War. The Council successfully fought a court case, overcoming assertions that the group was composed of Communist sympathizers. From the description of Colle...
Of current interest to many scholars and politicians is the issue of unionization in government and the industries directly effecting the public health and safety, ie., the public utilities. Various formulas and solutions have been presented by both public and private sources, but most of these do not contain a generally applicable answer to the question of how to provide employees with the right to organize and bargain collectively and yet maintain the vital public services of thes...
The Association of African and Afro-American Students of Harvard and Radcliffe, frequently referred to as AFRO, was founded in the spring of 1963 and officially recognized that December. The student group identified itself as Pan-Africanist, and automatically granted membership to any black student at Harvard. The group served both a social and political function, although the emphasis changed from year to year. By 1977, the group was defunct, due to a lack of funding and student support, and ha...