Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970

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Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970

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Mannes, Marya

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Winter, Ella, 1898-1980

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Taylor, Telford.

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Litvinov, Ivy

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Fortas, Abe

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Gary, Romain

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Harvard Tercentenary Conference of Arts and Sciences, (1936 : Cambridge, Mass.)

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Kohn, Hans.

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United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities (1934-1975)

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Houseman, John.

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Born Jacques Haussmann in Bucharest, Romania on Sept. 22, 1902, of a Alsatian father and English mother; attended Clifton College Preparatory School, Bristol, England, 1916-1918; moved to US in 1924; was grain export businessman while doing freelance writing and translating plays; entered theatrical production and direction upon collapse of stock market; by early 1930s was writing, producing and directing for NY stage; supervised Federal Theatre Project's Negro Theatre Project; taught at Vassar;...

Horne, Lena.

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Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944

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Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979

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Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, 1908 – January 26, 1979) was an American businessman and politician who served as the 41st vice president of the United States from 1974 to 1977, and previously as the 49th governor of New York from 1959 to 1973. He also served as assistant secretary of State for American Republic Affairs for Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman (1944–1945) as well as under secretary of Health, Education and Welfare under Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953 to 1954....

Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978

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Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr. (May 27, 1911 – January 13, 1978) was an American politician who served as the 38th vice president of the United States from 1965 to 1969. He twice served in the United States Senate, representing Minnesota from 1949 to 1964 and 1971 to 1978. He was the Democratic Party's nominee in the 1968 presidential election, losing to Republican nominee Richard Nixon. Born in Wallace, South Dakota, Humphrey attended the University of Minnesota. At one point he helped run his ...

Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965

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Henry Agard Wallace (October 7, 1888 – November 18, 1965) was an American politician, journalist, and farmer who served as the 11th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, the 33rd vice president of the United States, and the 10th U.S. Secretary of Commerce. He was also the presidential nominee of the left-wing Progressive Party in the 1948 election. The oldest son of Henry C. Wallace, who served as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 1921 to 1924, Henry A. Wallace was born in Adair County, Iowa in...

Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937

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Newton Diehl Baker Jr. (December 3, 1871 – December 25, 1937) was an American lawyer, Georgist, politician, and government official. He served as the 37th mayor of Cleveland, Ohio from 1912 to 1915. As U.S. Secretary of War from 1916 to 1921, Baker presided over the United States Army during World War I. Born in Martinsburg, West Virginia, Baker established a legal practice in Cleveland after graduating from Washington and Lee University School of Law. He became progressive Democratic ally of...

Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969

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Brown was an American author born in Louisville, Ky. in 1900. He graduated from Harvard College in 1923. He was drama critic for the New York Evening Post (1929-1941) and New York World (1941-1942) and was a columnist and editor for Saturday Review (1944-1969). He served as a lieutenant in the United States Navy beginning in 1942 and took part in the invasions of Africa, Sicily, and Normandy. Brown also served on the Pulitzer Prize drama jury in 1963 but resigned when the advisory board refused ...

Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968

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Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1878. Sinclair was an American author, novelist, journalist, and political activist who wrote many books in several genres. He is most well-known for his exposé, The Jungle regarding conditions in Chicago's meat packing plants, which influenced the passage of the Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906. Much of Sinclair's writing was related to the economic and social conditions of the early twentieth century. He was heavily in...

Lamont, Corliss, 1902-1995

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White, Theodore H. (Theodore Harold), 1915-1986

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Theodore Harold White (1915-1986), American journalist and author, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1962 for his book, The Making of the President, 1960. From the description of Papers of Theodore H. White, 1922-1986 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77002817 A pioneering political journalist, Theodore Harold White (1915-1986) gained prominence for his indepth coverage of American political campaigns. His book The Making of the President--1960 helped to alter t...

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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961

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Sevareid, Eric, 1912-1992

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Arnold Eric Sevareid (b. November 26, 1912-d. July 9, 1992) was born in Velva, North Dakota. He was a CBS news journalist from 1939 to 1977....

Murrow, Edward R. (Edward Roscoe), 1908-1965

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Edward Roscoe Murrow (April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965), born Egbert Roscoe Murrow, was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent. He first gained prominence during World War II with a series of live radio broadcasts from Europe for the news division of CBS. During the war he recruited and worked closely with a team of war correspondents who came to be known as the Murrow Boys. After the war, in December 1945 Murrow an offer to become a vice president of the CBS network and head o...

Lockwood, Lee

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Photographer and journalist. Lockwood was born in 1932. From the guide to the Lee Lockwood Papers, [ca. 1965]-1967, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Photographer, journalist. Lockwood was born in 1932. From the description of Lee Lockwood papers, [ca. 1965]-1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 606938139 ...

Perry, Ralph Barton, 1876-1957

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Perry graduated from Harvard in 1897 and taught philosophy at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Ralph Barton Perry, 1891-1957 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973152 Perry received his A.M. in 1897 and his Ph.D in 1899 from Harvard, and taught philosophy at Harvard. From the description of Public opinion and the Civil War : paper for History 20e, 1896-1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074149 ...

Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Author & publisher. Columbia A.B. 1919; Litt.B. 1920. From the guide to the Bennett Cerf Papers, ca. 1898-1977., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Publisher and editor. Founder of Random House, New York, with Donald S. Klopfer; president, 1927-1966; and chairman of the board, 1966- Other publishing affiliations include Bantam Books (New York) and Modern Library, Inc. (New York). From the description of Calling card : N...

Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971

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Author, screenwriter. From the description of Reminiscences of Samuel Loebel Spewack : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131679 Authors, screenwriters; interviewees are married. From the description of Reminiscences of Samuel Loebel and Bella Cohen Spewack : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122308382 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Samuel Spewack, 1899-1971 (Co...

Berle, A. A. (Adolf Augustus), 1866-1960

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Bowers, Claude Gernade, 1879-1958

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Bowers was an American historian and columnist, editorial writer for the New York World from 1923-1931. From the description of Claude Gernade Bowers letter : to E.H. Woodruff, 1929 Sept. 10. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936742 Claude G. Bowers was a noted author, historian, and U.S. ambassador. From the description of Letters, 1954. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 21126171 Ambassador. From the...

Corwin, Norman, 1910-2011

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Writer, director, producer. From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Corwin : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122440908 From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Corwin : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513150 Dramatist. From the description of Norman Lewis Corwin papers, 1941-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145381238 ...

Farago, Ladislas

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Hungarian American author and journalist; came to U.S. in 1937; senior editor UN World; writer (1952-1980); writer in residence, San Diego State University (1977-1978); wrote on espionage, international relations, and World War II; b. 1906; d. 1980. From the description of Ladislas Farago collection, 1919-1980. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925269 ...

Rogers, Lindsay, 1891-1970

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Political scientist. From the description of Reminiscences of Lindsay Rogers : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309723790 Lawyer, political scientist. From the description of Reminiscences of Lindsay Rogers : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309724046 Burgess Professor Emeritus of Public Law, Columbia University. Rogers was...

Beebe, Lucius, 1902-1966

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American writer and bon vivant. From the description of Letter : Hillsborough, Calif., to Mr. Kohn, 1963 Jan. 30. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122472968 Lucius Morris Beebe was born into a wealthy New England family in Wakefield, Mass. in 1902. He attended both Harvard and Yale before joining the New York Herald Tribune in 1929. Beebe was an author, journalist, railroad hobbyist and bon vivant. He died in...

Galantière, Lewis, 1895-1977

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Translator of French literature, playwright, journalist. Galantiere (1893-1977) worked for the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris from 1920 to 1927, and came to know many French writers and American expatriates. He also worked with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Office of War Information, and Radio Free Europe. He was president of the American branch of P.E.N., 1965-1967. From the description of Lewis Galantière papers, 1920-1977. (Columbi...

Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Mark Van Doren and his wife, Dorothy Van Doren. From the description of Letters, 1965-1978, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155877479 Mark Van Doren was an American author, scholar, and educator. He is probably best remembered for his long tenure as Columbia professor, where he was noted for his inspired Humanities courses and respect for students. His poetry was meticulously well-crafted and gr...

McWilliams, Carey, 1905-1980

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Carey McWilliams was born December 13, 1905 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. He completed his Juris Doctorate from the University of Southern California in 1927. From 1927-1938, McWilliams was an attorney at the law firm Black, Hammack in Los Angeles. In 1938, he was appointed as Chief of the Division of Immigration and Housing of the State of California, a position he kept until 1942. During the period from 1945-1955, he began his long association with The Nation, becoming successively contribut...

Kronenberger, Louis, 1904-1980

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Louis Kronenberger was an American critic, novelist, and biographer. From 1938-1961 he served as the drama critic for Time magazine. From the description of Louis Kronenberger Papers, 1940-1980. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 739404623 ...

Gary, Romain

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Muste, A. J. (Abraham John), 1885-1967

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Clergyman, pacifist. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham John Muste : oral history, 1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309741542 From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham John Muste : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122681124 A.J. Muste (1885-1967). Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919. When he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrenc...

Thurber, James, 1894-1961

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James Thurber was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1894. Considered one of the 20th century's more prominent humorists, he wrote nearly forty books of stories, essays, autobiography, and a Broadway play. Thurber passed away in 1961. From the description of James Thurber letters to Mrs. Robert Sterling, 1946-1950. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 181589252 Epithet: author and cartoonist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person ...

Seaver, Edwin, 1900-

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Writer, editor; interviewee b.1900. From the description of Reminiscences of Edwin Seaver : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309724780 Edwin Seaver was an American author and literary critic. Born in Washington, D.C., and raised in Philadelphia, he was educated at Harvard, and moved to New York after graduation, where he held a variety of jobs, often in publishing. Freelance reviews led to several full-time positions as a...

Driberg, Tom, 1905-1976

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Epithet: Baron Bradwell British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x00020e ...

Crossman, R. H. S. (Richard Howard Stafford), 1907-1974

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Richard Howard Stafford Crossman (1907-1974) was the son and a judge, was born in Oxfordshire, and was educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford. He worked initially as a philosophy tutor at Oxford University before becoming a lecturer at the Workers' Educational Association. He was the leader of the Labour Party group on Oxford City Council from 1939-1940, and was assistant editor of the New Statesman in 1938, a position he held until 1955. He worked as a civil servant during ...

Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Journalist, editor, author, and educator. Barnes was editor and foreign correspondent for the New York Herald Tribune, 1931-1948, with the Office of War Information, 1941-1944, editor of the New York Star, 1948-1949, and a book editor at Simon and Schuster, Publishers, 1951-1970. He also translated several books by Russian and Franch authors. From the guide to the Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970, (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) News...

Cockburn, Claud, 1904-1981

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Rama Rau, Santha, 1923-2009

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Rama Rau is an Indian author. Forster was an English author who wrote A Passage to India in 1924. From the guide to the Santha Rama Rau papers concerning, A passage to India, 1960-1962., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Rama Rau was an Indian author. Forster was an English author, who wrote A Passage to India in 1924. From the description of Papers concerning A Passage to India, 1960-1962. (Unknown). Worl...

Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966

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American statesman; assistant to Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover, 1919-1924; secretary of state, 1959-1961. From the description of Christian Archibald Herter miscellaneous papers, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123458502 Christian Archibald Herter (1895-1966) was born in Paris, France. He was a diplomat, politician, publisher, editor, and author. In 1959 Herter, who served as governor of Massachusetts during the mid-1950's, was appointed by President Dwight Eisen...

Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983

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Radical professor; socialist; pacifist during World War I era; author and lecturer; leader of "back-to-the-earth" movement. From the description of Papers, 1943-1988. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 20061606 American sociologist. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Toledo, Ohio, to Eckstein Case, Cleveland, Ohio, 1917 April 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806119 Scott Nearing began his career as a t...

Fels, Joseph, 1854-1914

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Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of James William Fulbright : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743979 From the description of Reminiscences of James William Fulbright : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743991 Epithet: Senator Chairman United States Senate Committee for Foreign Relations British Library Archives and Manuscripts C...

Benton, William, 1900-1973

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Senator, publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of William Benton : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481066 From the description of Reminiscences of William Benton : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721364 Art collector, politician; Chicago, Ill. Publisher of ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, Vice-President of the University of...

Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959

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Abraham Flexner was an educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, 1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122473834 Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, 1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737398 From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, [195-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat r...

Guérard, Albert Léon, 1880-1959

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American educator; broadcaster, United States Office of War Information, 1942-1945. From the description of Albert Léon Guérard papers, 1942-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868930 Albert Léon Guérard, born in Paris in 1880, came to the United States in 1906 to teach at Williams College. He taught at Stanford from 1907 until 1946 when he retired, except for 12 years between 1913 and 1925 when he was at Rice University and served in the war. He died in Palo Alto, N...

Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948

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Epithet: American banker British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x00036a Epithet: banker British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001191.0x000381 Masefield was a British poet and dramatist. From the description of John Masefield collection: additional papers, 1956-1963. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 81756769 ...

Houseman, John.

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Biography Born Jacques Haussmann in Bucharest, Romania on September 22, 1902, of a Alsatian father and English mother; attended Clifton College Preparatory School, Bristol, England, 1916-1918; moved to U.S. in 1924; was grain export businessman while doing freelance writing and translating plays; entered theatrical production and direction upon collapse of stock market; by early 1930s was writing, producing and directing for New York stage; s...

Lazarsfeld, Paul Felix

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Sociologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Felix Lazarsfeld: oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309744683 From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Felix Lazarsfeld : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309736408 ...

Kempton, Murray, 1917-1997

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED James Murray Kempton was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1917. He became an influential American journalist, working for over 45 years in the field. Kempton wrote for the New York Post, the New York Review of Books, the World Telegram and World Sun, and finally with Newsday . He was a radio commentator for CBS as well. Kempton was a prolific writer, producing often times four columns a week, totaling more than 10,000 over the course of his career. Additionally, he was the author...

Winter, Ella.

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Writer. Ella Winter (1898-1980) whose full name was Leonore Sophie Winter Steffens Stewart, was an economist by training and journalist by profession. She was married to Lincoln Steffens, and after his death, to screenwriter and playwright Donald Ogden Stewart. From the guide to the Ella Winter Papers, 1913-1978., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library.) ...

Haydn, Hiram Collins, 1907-1973

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Author, editor, and publisher. From the description of Papers, 1942-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31605120 Between 1970 and 1972 Dr. Hiram Haydn of the University of Pennsylvania conducted a class on the creative writing process, i.e. the needs of the individual writer, the specific writing environment, and the problems encountered during the writing process. In order to obtain information Dr. Haydn sent questionnaires to various writers, some well-known, and others U...

Kohn, Hans, 1891-1971

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Correspondence to Lewis and Sophia Mumford from Hans Kohn and his wife, Yetty Wahl Kohn. From the description of Letters, 1940-1969, to Lewis and Sophia Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155870967 Born in Prague on September 15, 1891, Hans Kohn was active in Zionist student organizations. He received a Doctor of Law degree from the German University in Prague. In World War I, he became a prisoner of war and was interned in Samarkand and Khabo...

Cooper, Diana, 1892-1986

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Diana, Viscountess Norwich. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Vineuil, Oise, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1958 Nov. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270863654 ...

Laski, Harold Joseph, 1893-1950

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Political scientist and educator. From the description of Letter of Harold Joseph Laski, 1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014835 Harold J. Laski was a political scientist and socialist, born in Manchester England. He studied at Oxford, and lectured at US universities before joining the London School of Economics (1920). He was chairman of the Labour Party (1945-6). His political philosophy was Marxism. His books, included Authority in the Modern State (1919), A Grammar...

Armstrong, Hamilton Fish, 1893-1973

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Hamilton Fish Armstrong was born April 8, 1893, in the house on West 10th Street in New York City where he lived all his life. Following his Princeton graudation in 1916, he worked for the New Republic until he entered the army during World War I. At war's end, he served as a military attache to Serbia which kindled his lifelong interest in foreign affairs. After leaving the army, Armstrong became a foreign correspondence for the New York Evening Post. In 1922 Armstrong ...

Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986

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United States ambassador to India, 1951-1953 and 1963-1969. From the description of The Indo-American development program : the problems and opportunities : mimeograph, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867525 Chester Bowles was born on April 5, 1901, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale University in 1924 (B.S.) and established the advertising firm of Benton and Bowles, with William Benton, in 1929. Bowles served in the Office of Price Administration ...

Thompson, Dorothy, 1893-1961

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American journalist. From the description of Letter, 1936 July 22, South Pomfret, Vermont, to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904428 Journalist. From the description of Dorothy Thompson typed letter signed, 1957. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 74986046 Thompson and Sinclair Lewis married in 1928 and divorced in 1942. In 1943 Thompson married the Austrian artist Maxim Kopf (1892-1958). In her memoi...

Bohlen, Charles E. (Charles Eustis), 1904-1974

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Charles "Chip" Eustis Bohlen (1904-1973), diplomat and Russian specialist, was born in Clayton, New York. After Bohlen took his B.A. at Harvard in 1927, he went on a world tour on a tramp ship. Although he had not intended to become a diplomat, his extensive world travels with his family as a child and his course work at Harvard caused him to enter the Foreign Service in Washington in 1929. He was assigned as vice-consul at Prague until 1931, when he became vice-consul at Paris. Here he began se...

Reston, James, 1909-1995

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James Barrett Reston, along with such writers as Eric Sevareid, Joseph Alsop, and Walter Lippmann, had a tremendous influence on shaping twentieth-century American journalism. After graduating from the University of Illinois, Reston worked in publicity and reporting before taking a job with the Associated Press. In 1937, he went to London to cover news and sports for the A. P. During this assignment, Reston met Arthur Hays Sulzberger, the publisher of The New York Times . Soon after their encoun...

Brandt, Willy, 1913-1992

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Sarah Lawrence College

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Straight, Michael Whitney.

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Art administrator, art collector; Washington, D.C. From the description of Michael Whitney Straight interview, [ca. 1971]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220190485 The donor, Michael Straight, grew up at Dartington Hall, Devonshire, England, an experimental community founded by his mother, Dorothy Whitney Straight and her second husband Leonard K. Elmhirst. The community included a progressive coeducational boarding school and a cluster of art centers. In the early 1930s, St...

Lewisohn, Sam A. 1884-1951

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Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984

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Dramatist. From the description of The autumn garden : playscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131544 Lillian Hellman (1905-1984), playwright and screenwriter. From the description of These three : (Hellman story), 1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702193196 Lillian Hellman, America’s most significant woman playwright of the twentieth century, was born on June 20, 1905, in New Orleans to Max and Julia Newhouse Hellman. Her e...

Swope, Herbert Bayard, 1882-1958

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Epithet: of the River Club New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x00016e Bernard Mannes Baruch was a financier and head of several war committees, including chairman of the War Industries Board, 1918-1919, and U.S. representative to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, 1946. From the guide to the Speech before the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, June 14, 1946, 1946, (Amer...

Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958

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Kellogg, editor of the Survey, 1909-1952, and an active social reformer, corresponded with major figures in business, politcs, and welfare, discussing developments in peace movements, New Deal programs, civil liberties, the development of professional social work, and programs to assist dependent members of society. From the guide to the Paul U. Kellogg papers, 1891-1952, (University of Minnesota Libraries. Social Welfare History Archives [swha]) Kellogg, editor of the Surve...

Churchill, Randolph S. (Randolph Spencer), 1911-1968

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Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965

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Felix Frankfurter (November 15, 1882 – February 22, 1965) was an American lawyer, professor, and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Frankfurter served on the Supreme Court from 1939 to 1962 and was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the Court. Frankfurter was born in Vienna, Austria, and immigrated to New York City at the age of 12. After graduating from Harvard Law School, Frankfurter worked for Secretary of War Henry ...

Sheean, Vincent, 1899-1975

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Vincent Sheean was an American journalist, novelist, short-story writer, and essayist. From the description of Vincent Sheean collection of papers, [1929]-1973 bulk (1938-1959). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122639845 From the guide to the Vincent Sheean collection of papers, 1929]-1973, 1938-1959, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) James Vincent Sheean (1899-1975) w...

Field, Marshall, 1893-1956

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Crichton, Kyle, 1896-1960

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Novelist, critic and editor Kyle S. Crichton moved to New Mexico for health reasons after graduating from Lehigh University in 1917. Following his residence in the Presbyterian Sanitorium, Crichton worked for both the Albuquerque Herald and Tribune. In 1929 Crichton moved to New York to work as a book editor for Scribner's. In 1939 Collier's Weekly hired him as an associate editor. Writing under his own name, Crichton remained at Collier's until 1949. From the description of Letters ...

Van Doren, Irita Bradford, 1891-1966.

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O'Brien, Conor Cruise, 1917-2008

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Economist. From the description of Oral history interview with Conor Cruise O'Brien, 2001. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761273570 ...

Gunther, John, 1901-1970

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John Gunther, journalist and writer. The John Gunther Papers consist of different draft versions of Gunther's books along with correspondence, articles, and notes related to these projects. Papers related to Chicago Revisited. From the description of John Gunther papers, 1935-1967 (inclusive) (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 613714359 ...

Reid, Helen Rogers, 1882-1970

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Helen Rogers Reid was the first woman chair of Barnard's Board of Trustees. She served from 1947-1956 when she was made a trustee emeritus. Reid Hall on the Barnard campus is named for her. Reid Hall, in Paris, was established by Elizabeth Mills Reid, mother-in-law of Helen Rogers Reid, as a club for American women artists and intellectuals in 1893. By 1922, through the efforts of Helen Rogers Reid and Virginia Gildersleeve, it had become a residence for American university women and a center fo...

Fortas, Abe

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Abe Fortas was born in 1910 in Memphis, Tennessee, to a working-class Orthodox Jewish family. He was educated in Memphis's public schools, and became well known locally playing the violin in a number of bands. He left high school early and enrolled at Southwestern College at Memphis, a school affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, from which he graduated first in his class in 1930. A leading Memphis family in the Jewish community, with connections to the Yale Law School, provided ...

Josephson, Matthew, 1899-1978

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Epithet: writer and editor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0002ef Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Matthew Josephson and his wife, Hannah Geffen Josephson. From the description of Letters, 1930-1975, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155870543 Writer. From the description of Reminiscences of Matthew Josephson and Robert Wohl...

American Newspaper Guild

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Established December, 1933. From the description of American Newspaper Guild records, 1933-1969. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32320780 ...

Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967

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Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) was an American author, editor and poet. He won three Pulitzer prizes, two for his poetry and the third for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. From the guide to the Carl Sandburg Collection, 1924-1954, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) American poet, novelist and historian, Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for Abraham Lincoln: the War Years and the other for The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg ...

West, Rebecca, 1892-1983

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Rebecca West was a British author and journalist. Born Cicily Fairfield, of Scots-Irish heritage, she adopted the name of the strong-willed heroine of Ibsen's play, Rosmershmolm. She trained as an actress, but concentrated on writing and contributed to various liberal journals. In addition to social commentary and literary criticism, she wrote novels; her writing was distinguished by passion, intelligence, and style. Her personal life included a decade-long affair with H.G. Wells, affairs with C...

Donovan, William Joseph, 1883-1959

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William Joseph "Wild Bill" Donovan (January 1, 1883 – February 8, 1959) was an American soldier, lawyer, intelligence officer and diplomat, best known for serving as the head of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the precursor to the Central Intelligence Agency, during World War II. He is regarded as the founding father of the CIA, and a statue of him stands in the lobby of the CIA headquarters building in Langley, Virginia. A decorated veteran of World War I, Donovan is the only person ...

Wilson, Harold, 1916-1995

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Time, inc.

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Roy E. Larsen, whose copies these dispatches were, was President of Time, Inc., 1939-1960 and Chairman of the Executive Commitee, 1960-1969. From the description of Dispatches from Time magazine correspondents: second series, 1956-1968. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79093630 Roy E. Larsen (1899-1979) was the circulation manager of Time Magazine at its foundation in 1922 and he became the chief business manager of the company under Henry R. Luce. He w...

Simon and Schuster Inc

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Simon and Schuster had been a publisher of English translations of Werfel's works in the 1920s and 1930s (by the time of this correspondence, those rights had been transferred to Viking Press). Richard Simon and M. Lincoln Schuster were the founders and heads of the company, which was based in New York City; they maintained a personal friendship with Werfel and Alma Mahler. Howe was an editor at Simon and Schuster. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Franz Wer...

Stern, Isaac, 1920-2001.

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Concert violinist. From the description of Oral history conducted by Sharon Eisenhour, January 27, 1992. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155896054 Epithet: American violinist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x0000f9 Born on January 10, 1910 in Lyon, the French conductor and composer, Jean Martinon entered the Lyon and Paris conservatoires to stu...

British Broadcasting Company

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The two part documentary ‘No Plan, No Peace: The inside story of Iraq’s descent into chaos’ was produced by BBC Current Affairs and broadcast on the 28th and 29th October 2007. From the guide to the BBC Documentary: ‘No Plan, No Peace’ Collection, 2007, (Middle East Centre Archive, St Antony's College, Oxford) In December 1981, BBC Radio 4 broadcast a series of 13 controversial programmes by its Religious Affairs Correspondent, Gerald Priestland, under the title Priestland's...

Institute of Pacific Relations.

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The Institute of Pacific Relations (IPR) was an international NGO established in 1925 to provide a forum for discussion of problems and relations between nations of the Pacific Rim. The Institute dissolved in 1960. From the guide to the Institute of Pacific Relations Records, 1927-1962., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Institute of Pacific Relations was founded in 1925 with headquarters at Honolulu; a self-governing and self directing body concerned...

Evans, Ernestine, 1889-1967

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Journalist, news correspondent, editor for Coward-McCann and for J.B. Lippincott. From the description of Ernestine Evans papers, 1930-1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 493896211 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Ernestine Evans was a prolific female journalist, author, editor and literary agent active in the early-to-mid twentieth century. BIOGHIST REQUIRED Evans was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1889. The first of two children b...

Knopf, Blanche W.

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Edman, Irwin, 1896-1954

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Professor of philosophy at Columbia University. From the guide to the Irwin Edman Papers, [ca. 1930]-1954., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Professor of philosophy at Columbia University. From the description of Irwin Edman papers, [ca. 1930]-1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 493895789 Philosopher, educator, and author. From the description of Irwin Edman paper...

Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971

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Historian, journalist and educator. He attended the University of Illinois where he earned a B. A. 1912 and an M. A. in English, 1913. Nevins moved to New York to work and eventually was made a Professor of History at Columbia University. Wrote numerous biographies and articles on history. President of the American History Association in 1959. Helped found the Society of American Historians. From the description of Commencement address, June 1953. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Librar...

Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993

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James Harold "Jimmy" Doolittle (December 14, 1896 – September 27, 1993) was an American military general and aviation pioneer who received the Medal of Honor for his daring raids on Japan during World War II. He also made early coast-to-coast flights, won many flying races, and helped develop instrument flying. Born in Alameda, California, Doolittle studied as an undergraduate at University of California, Berkeley, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1922. He also earned a doctorate in aero...

Davenport, Marcia, 1903-1996

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American writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated Pebble Beach, Ca., 2 May 1991, to Miss [Joan] Peyser, 1991 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992393 Author and music critic. From the description of Marcia Davenport papers, 1929-1970 (bulk 1932-1960). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131131 Biographical Note 1903, June 9 ...

Wyzanski, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1906-

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Judge. Harvard A.B., 1927, LL.B. magna cum laude, 1930, LL.D. (hon.), 1958. Adm. to Bar 1931, law practice in Boston, 1931-1933, 1938-1941. Solicitor, U.S. Dept. of Labor, 1933-1935. Special ass't to U.S. Attorney General, 1935-1937. Judge, U.S. District Court for Mass. from 1941. Judge, International Administrative Court, Geneva, 1950-1955. From the description of Papers of Charles Edward Wyzanski, Jr., 1930-1968 (inclusive). (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 1224049...

Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956

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Frank Aydelotte, seventh President of Swarthmore College, was born on October 18, 1880 in Sullivan, Indiana; he was the first president of the College who was not a Quaker. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Indiana in 1900, and three years later received an M.A. from Harvard. He became a Rhodes Scholar and studied at Oxford University from 1905-1907. He then taught at University of Indiana from 1908-1915. Afterward he taught English Literature at M.I.T. where he worked until he ...

Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005

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American playwright and novelist. From the description of Collection, 1936-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363746 From the description of Manuscripts, 1952-1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122412075 From the description of Arthur Miller collection, 1936-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 66895316 Arthur Miller, playwright. From the description of The crucible : screen...

Matthiessen, F. O. (Francis Otto), 1902-1950

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Matthiessen was an American literary scholar, teacher, and critic. From the description of Papers, 1929-1950. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468863 From the guide to the Papers, 1929-1950., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) F.O. Matthiessen was an American literary critic and a Harvard professor of history and literature. From the description of Correspondence with Hugh T. Cunningham, 1946-1950. (Harvard Univer...

De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955

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American educator, novelist, and Literary Editor of the Mark Twain Estate. From the description of Autograph and typed letters signed (11) : Lincoln and Cambridge, Mass. ; White Plains, New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, [n.d.] and 1935-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270863883 Betty White was one of De Voto's students at Northwestern in the 1920's. She was literary, and the best friend of Avis MacVicar, whom De Voto shortly married. As a senior at Northwestern, Betty Whi...

Hindus, Maurice Gerschon, 1891-1969

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Colgate class of 1915; noted journalist and expert on Soviet Union. From the description of Papers. (Colgate University). WorldCat record id: 31915887 Maurice Hindus (1891-1969) was a Russian-born novelist and American authority on the Soviet Union. He was the author of several books on peasant life in Russia as well as his own autobiography, Green Worlds (1938). From the guide to the Maurice Hindus Papers, 1938-1967, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracus...

Swing, Raymond, 1887-1968

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Raymond Gram Swing (Mar. 25, 1887, Cortland, N.Y.-d. Dec. 22, 1968, Washington, D.C.), American print and broadcast journalist. From the description of Swing, Raymond Gram, 1887-1968 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 12012081 Epithet: US journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000295.0x00010c Journalist and radio commentator. Full name: Raymond Gram Swing. ...

Uris, Leon, 1924-2003

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Levin, Meyer, 1905-1981

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McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980

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Lynes, Russell, 1910-1991

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Writer, critic; New York, N.Y. Died 1991. From the description of Russell Lynes interview, 1973 June 20 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123379778 Russell Lynes (1910-1991) was writer and critic from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Russell Lynes, 1973 June 20 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495596674 Writer, art critic, art historian; New York City and North Egremont, Mass...

Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999

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Translator, anthologist, author, and radio and TV entertainer. Full name Clifton Paul Fadiman. From the description of Papers of Clifton Fadiman, 1952-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068775 Author, literary critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Clifton Fadiman : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122411663 Writer, editor. Fadiman worked on many projects for the...

Simonov, Konstantin, 1915-1979

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Alsop, Joseph, 1910-1989

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Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Joseph Wright Alsop : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122308198 Authors and journalists. Full names: Joseph Wright Alsop and Stewart Johonnot Oliver Alsop (1914-1974). From the description of Papers of Joseph and Stewart Alsop, 1699-1989 (bulk 1937-1989). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061964 ...

Lattimore, Owen, 1900-1989

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Orientalist, author, educator, and historian; died 1989. From the description of Owen Lattimore papers, 1907-1997 (bulk 1950-1989). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983405 Biographical Note 1900, July 29 Born, Washington, D.C. 1913 1914 Atten...

Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967

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Editor, publisher, and philanthropist. From the description of Henry Robinson Luce papers, 1917-1967 (bulk 1945-1967). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979868 Epithet: American publisher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000705.0x0000d4 Biographical Note 1898, Apr. 3 Born, Shantung Provi...

Zimbalist, Efrem, 1923-

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Strachey, John, 1901-1963

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Howe, Quincy, 1900-....

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Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Quincy Howe : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740310 ...

Pound, Omar S.

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Epithet: Persian and Arabic translator, writer and teacher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000544.0x000117 ...

United States.

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Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984

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Historian. From the description of Papers of Philip Van Doren Stern, 1938-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066481 Philip Van Doren Stern (1900-1984) was a historian, social critic, editor and author, best known for the short story which became the source for the 1946 film IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE. Elmer Harris (1878-1966) was a playwright and screenwriter, best known for his play and film JOHNNY BELINDA. From the guide to the Philip Van Doren Stern-Elmer Harri...

Davies, Joseph Edward

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American diplomat; ambassador to the Soviet Union, 1936-1938. From the description of Joseph Edward Davies letters, 1940-1942, to Fred D. Warner. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123379497 Diplomat, lawyer, and author. Born 1876; died 1958. From the description of Joseph Edward Davies papers, 1860-1958 (bulk 1912-1958). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980061 J.E. Davies was former ambassador of the United States to the Soviet Union and Belgium. ...

Dayan, Moshe, 1915-1981

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Moshe Dayan (b. May 20, 1915, Palestine-d. Oct. 16, 1981, Tel Aviv, Israel), General in the Israeli Army and politician, was trained at an early age in the Jewish militia (Haganah) and imprisoned by the British when Haganah was declared illegal in 1939. Released from prison in 1941, he trained as an intelligence scout in Syria. He later took a leading role in the war with the Arabs (1948-49), and beginning in the early 1950s he held a number of key posts in the Israeli government: Chief of Staff...

Robinson, Geroid Tanquary, 1892-1971

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Geroid T. Robinson, 1893-1971, (Columbia A.M. 1922; Ph.D. 1930) professor of Russian history at Columbia University. He was born Rodney G. Robinson, hoped to be a journalist and was on the staff of THE DIAL and THE FREEMAN from 1919 to 1924. From 1925 to 1927 he did doctoral research in the Soviet Union. From 1946 to 1951 he was the first head of Columbia's Russian Institute. In 1950 he became Seth Low Professor of History and retired in 1960. From the descri...

Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005

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George Kennan (1845-1924), American journalist and author, was best-known for his writings on Russia. In 1865 he was sent to Siberia as part of a surveying party to find a route for a telegraph line to connect Europe and America. Kennan traveled across Russia and wrote about his experiences in Tent Life in Siberia (1870). He worked as assistant manager of the Associated Press and wrote about the Russian prison and exile system for Century Magazine. In addition to his wor...

Johnson, Alvin Saunders, 1874-1971

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Writer, educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Alvin Saunders Johnson : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309739664 Chairman of the New School's University of Exile, and associate editor of the Encyclopaedia of the social sciences. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1933-1936. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 238235085 Head of the New...

Taylor, Telford

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Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993

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Epithet: US author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000063 ...

Gluck, Alma, 1884-1938

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American soprano of Romanian birth. From the description of Autograph letter signed Alma Zimbalist, dated : [New York], 22 January 1919, to Mrs. Harry Harkness Flagler, 1919 Jan. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577916 From the description of Autograph letter signed Alma Gluck Zimbalist : New York, [n.d.], to [Mr. & Mrs. Harry Harkness Flagler?], n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577913 From the description of Autograph letter signed Alma Zimbalist : N...

Mosely, Philip E. (Philip Edward), 1905-1972

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Professor of International Relations at Columbia University in 1946-55 and 1963-72 (in 1955-63 he was adjunct professor at Columbia and Director of Studies of the Council of Foreign Relations). He was director of Columbia's Russian Institute, and one of the founders of the Bakhmeteff Archive. He was the holder of many academic and governmental posts, the author of many articles, and the author of "Russian Diplomacy and the Opening of the Eastern Question in 1838-1839" (1934). From th...

Roditi, Edouard.

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Maverick, Maury, 1895-1954

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Epithet: Jr, member of the State of Texas House of Representatives British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000837.0x000034 Maury Maverick, lawyer, Congressman, businessman, public official, was born in San Antonio, Texas, October 23, 1895. He attended Virginia Military Institute in 1912-1913 and the University of Texas in 1913-1916; in 1937 he took a special course in Economics at St. Mary's University. He practiced la...

Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977

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Author, editor, and journalist. From the description of Papers of Bruce Bliven, 1953-1968. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148793561 Editor of the New Republic, writer, and lecturer. From the description of Bruce Bliven papers, 1906-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122571477 Editor of the New Republic, writer, and lecturer. Bliven, born 27 July 1889, received his b.a. in English from Stanford University in 1911. He died 6 May 1977...

Mannes, Marya

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Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959

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John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), was the fifty-third Secretary of State of the United States for President Dwight D. Eisenhower. He had a long and distinguished public career with significant impact upon the formulation of United States foreign policies. He was especially involved with efforts to establish world peace after World War I, the role of the United States in world governance, and Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. Dulles was born on February 25, 1888 ...

Thomson, Virgil

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The hymn is How Firm a Foundation, words and music commonly ascribed to Robert Keene. The melody is also called Geard. Also quoted Yes, Jesus Loves Me and For He's A Jolly Good Fellow. Composed 1926-28. First performance New York, 22 February 1945, New York Philharmonic, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony on a hymn tune / Virgil Thomson. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56078995 Composer. ...

Catledge, Turner, 1901-1983

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Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Turner Catledge : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122343086 ...

Harvard Tercentenary Conference of Arts and Sciences (1936

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Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978

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American anthropologist. From the description of Letter 1968 June 12. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 38156541 Anthropologist. From the description of Collection re Margaret Mead, 1978-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131863 Anthropologist, author, and educator. From the description of Margaret Mead papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996 (bulk 1911-1978). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068917 M...

Sokolsky, George E. (George Ephraim), 1893-1962

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Columnist, author, lecturer. From the description of Manuscripts, 1919-1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122589775 American journalist, newspaper columnist and radio commentator; editor, Far Eastern Review, 1927-1930; director, American Jewish League against Communism, 1948-1962. From the description of George E. Sokolsky papers, 1916-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868998 Author, columnist. From...

O'Hara, John, 1905-1970

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John O'Hara was an American novelist and short story writer originally from Pottsville, Pa. In the 1950s and 1960s O'Hara was one of the most popular, prolific, and financially successful authors in the United States. A realist-naturalist writer, O'Hara emphasized complete objectivity in his books, writing frankly about the materialistic aspirations and sexual exploits of his characters. Five of his novels were adapted for films. From the description of John O'Hara letters to H.N. Sw...

Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943

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Electric engineer, inventor, and scientist. From the description of Lecture and letters of Nikola Tesla, 1892-1915. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064785 Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, and scientist, whose inventions include a telephone repeater, rotating magnetic field principle, polyphase alternating-current system, induction motor, alternating-current power transmission, Tesla coil transformer, wireless communication, radio, fluorescent lights, and more...

Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006

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Galbraith taught economics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of John Kenneth Galbraith, 1958. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973248 John Kenneth Galbraith was born in Iona Station, Ontario, Canada in 1908. He emigrated to the United States in 1931 and became an American citizen in 1937. He received degrees from Ontario Agricultural College (1931), University of California (1933, 1934), and studied at Cambridge, England (1937-38). His academic career has...

Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996

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Litvinov, Ivy

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Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955

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American playwright. From the description of Letter, Surrey, England, to Malcolm Wells, New York City [manuscript], 1948 August 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817235 Sherwood was a noted American dramatist. He was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., graduated from Harvard in 1918, and served in World War I. He wrote for Vanity Fair and Life magazines, serving as editor of the latter from 1924 to 1928. His first play, written in 1927, was an immediate success. H...

Reid, Whitelaw, 1913-2009

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Loveman, Amy

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Amy Loveman was born in New York City in 1881. She graduated from Barnard College in 1901. Loveman was the first editor of the Barnard Bulletin. She was one of the founding editors of the "Saturday Review of Literature", established in 1924. When the Book-of-the-Month Club was established in 1926, Loveman was chairperson of the reading department and in 1951 became editor. She received the Columbia University Medal of Excellence in 1945 and the Constance Lindsay Skinner Award in 1946. In 1956, f...

Kollek, Teddy, 1911-2007

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Szilard, Leo

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Leo Szilard was a nuclear physicist, biologist and advocate of global arms control. Aaron Novick is a biophysicist. From 1948 to 1952, they jointly investigated the genetics and physiology of bacteria and viruses at the Institute of Radiology and Physics (University of Chicago). From the description of Research files, 1948-1969. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 37952289 Gertrud Weiss studied medicine at the University of Vienna. After completing her...

Barr, Stringfellow, 1897-1982

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Historian, author, and former president of St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland. From the guide to the Stringfellow Barr letters to Broadus Mitchell, 1952, 1954, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) University of Virginia professor; co-founder of St. John's College's "New Program" based on the classics; president of the Foundation for World Government. From the description of Papers of Stringfellow Barr [manuscript], 1915-1958. (...

Greenslet, Ferris, 1875-1959

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Novelist. From the description of Letter to Owen Wister [manuscript] 1908 March 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647947618 Ferris Greenslet (1875-1959) was an American editor and writer. He was an associate editor of the Atlantic Monthly from 1902 to 1907 and, in 1910, became director of the Houghton Mifflin Company. His works include: The Quest of the Holy Grail: an Interpretation and a Paraphrase of the Holy Legends (1902) and The life of Thom...

Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998

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Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Steele Commager : oral history, [196-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122619921 From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Steele Commager : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309728956 American historian. From the description of The price of Eire's neutrality : printed, 1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980

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Erich Fromm (1900-1980) was a psychoanalyst, author, educator, and social philosopher. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1934. In New York Fromm was associated (until 1939) with the International Institute for Social Research. Fromm authored numerous books including Escape from Freedom which won him acclaim as an author of great brilliance and originality. From the guide to the Erich Fromm papers, 1929-1949, 1932-1949, (The New York Public Librar...

Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964

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Publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of Ben W. Huebsch : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740245 From the description of B. W. Huebsch papers, 1893-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981210 American publisher. From the description of B. W. Huebsch records, 1909-1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 496102541 Bi...

Ingersoll, Ralph, 1900-1985

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Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Reinhold Niebuhr and his wife, Ursula Niebuhr. From the description of Letters, 1935-1982, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155873776 Theologian, philosopher, and author. From the description of Papers of Reinhold Niebuhr, 1907-1994 (bulk 1930-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063622 Theologian. From the description of Reminiscences of Reinhold Niebuhr...

Muggeridge, Malcolm, 1903-1990

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Writer, social critic, Christian apologist; born Thomas Malcolm Muggeridge, March 24, 1903 in Sanderstead, Surry, England; raised in a Socialist home; graduated from Selwyn College, Cambridge, 1924; travelled to India to teach at Union Christian College, 1924-1927; married Katherine (Kitty) Dobbs (niece of Beatrice Webb) September 10, 1927; lived in Egypt, the Soviet Union and India while serving as a correspondent for various newspapers; served as an intelligence officer in World War II in Lisb...

Salisbury, Harrison E. (Harrison Evans), 1908-1993

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Epithet: Associate Editor `The New York Times' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x00005b The American journalist Harrison E. Salisbury (1908-1993) was well-known for his reporting and books on the Soviet Union. A distinguished correspondent and editor for the New York Times, he was the first American reporter to visit Hanoi during the Vietnam War. After editing the campus daily at the University of Minnes...

Reynaud, Paul, 1878-1966

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Élu à la Chambre des députés avec le Bloc national (1919, puis 1928-1940), nommé ministre des Finances, des Colonies, de la Justice (1930-1932), Paul Reynaud (1878-1966) entre dans le cabinet Daladier (avril 1938) comme garde des Sceaux puis ministre des Finances. Il fait alors adopter la dévaluation du franc, la diminution des dépenses de l’État et l’augmentation des impôts pour faire face aux dépenses militaires. Président du Conseil (mars 1940), il décide avec Churchill d’envoyer un corps exp...

Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949

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Ray Lyman Wilbur (1875-1949), physician and educator, served as the U.S. Secretary of the Interior from 1929 to 1933. From the description of Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582818 American educator; United States secretary of the interior, 1929-1933; president, Stanford University, 1916-1943. From the description of Ray Lyman Wilbur papers, 1906-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867219 ...

Thomas Norman Mattoon, 1884-1968

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Norman Mattoon Thomas (1884-1968), was a leading American socialist, pacifist, author, and six-time presidential candidate on the Socialist Party of America ticket, between 1928 and 1948. Born in Marion, Ohio, he was a graduate of Princeton University, attended Union Theological Seminary, where he became a socialist, and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1911. Thomas opposed the United States' entry into the First World War, a position that earned him the disapproval of many in his soci...

Cowan, Louis G., 1909-1976

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Public relations expert; radio producer; vice-president for creative services CBS-TV, 1955-1958; president, 1958-1959; director of Morse Communication Research Center at Brandeis University, 1961-1965; director of Special Programs in the Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia, 1965; president and editor of Chilmark Press; and chairman of the publication and advisory board of Partisan Review. From the description of World War II propaganda collection, 1941-1946. (University of Virgin...

Krock, Arthur, 1886-1974

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Krock, a journalist, was editor-in-chief of the Louisville (Ky.) Times (1919-23), assistant to the president of the New York World (1923-27), member of the board of the New York Times from 1927 until his retirement, and a member of the Pulitzer Prize Board of the Columbia University School of Journalism (1940-53). From the description of Arthur Krock papers, 1909-1974 (bulk 1920-1968) (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 77805948 Principal political writer and...

Berlin, Isaiah, 1909-1997

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Root, Waverley, 1903-1982

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Waverly Root, A1941, a member of the class of 1924, was a noted journalist and food essayist. After graduation from high school Root entered Tufts College with an interest in English and journalism but left Tufts with only three credit hours remaining. His first post, with the Chicago Tribune, brought him to Paris where he spent the majority of his adult life. His correspondence abroad, including the last American radio broadcast from France to the U.S. before World War II, earned him the respec...

Johnson, Nunnally

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American screenwriter. From the description of Typed letter signed: Beverly Hills, Calif., to John [Steinbeck], 1950 Jan 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777866986 Screenwriter, producer, director. From the description of Reminiscences of Nunnally Johnson : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481575 From the description of Reminiscences of Nunnally Johnson : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University ...

Pope, Arthur Upham, 1881-1969

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Epithet: American orientalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x00028e Arthur Upham Pope (1881-1969) was an American authority on Persian art and antiquities. During the 1920s and 1930s, he organized international exhibitions of Persian art; advised museums, dealers and purchasers of Iranian art objects; edited the multi-volume Survey of Persian Art (published in 1938); and conducted archaeological exped...

Edel, Leon, 1907-1997

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Author, editor and educator. From the description of Papers of Leon Edel, 1855-1972. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53436427 Author. From the description of Reminiscences of Leon Edel : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737832 ...

Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997

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Author; d. 1997. From the description of James A. Michener Chesapeake collection, 1975-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973705 Author. From the description of James A. Michener papers, 1906-1992 (bulk 1945-1992). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063535 James Albert Michener was born in 1907 to unknown parents and raised as an orphan in the care of widow Mabel Michener of Doylestown, Pennsylvania. By the time he graduated from high school in 1925, h...

Hersey, John, 1914-1993

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John Hersey was born in Tientsin, China, the son of YMCA missionaries. Following his graduation from Yale in 1936, he became a prominent American journalist and novelist. From the description of John Hersey papers, ca. 1900-1985 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702160854 John Hersey was an author and journalist, best known for socially conscious novels such as A Bell for Adano and Hiroshima. Hersey was born in China to missionary parents, and graduated fro...

Krutch, Joseph Wood, 1893-1970

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Author, educator, and naturalist. Author of social criticism, critical biographies, and later naturalist essays; retired to Tucson in 1952 and completed several works. From the description of Manuscripts, 1952-1970. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 30636793 Epithet: American writer on drama British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000499.0x000275 Author, drama critic, and naturalist. ...

Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980

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Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and professor of law. From the description of William O. Douglas papers, 1801-1980 (bulk 1923-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068743 William O. Douglas was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939. His nearly thirty-seven year tenure as a Supreme Court justice was the longest in the history of the court. From the guide to ...

Woodward, C. Vann (Comer Vann), 1908-1999.

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Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of C. Vann Woodward : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419190 C. Vann Woodward was born in Vanndale, Arkansas, on November 13, 1908. He received his Ph.B. from Emory University in 1930; his M.A. from Columbia University in 1932; and his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina in 1937. He began his professional career as an assistant professor of history at the Univer...

Nijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972

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Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

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Died 1967. From the description of Oral history interview with J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1963 November 18 and 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80709804 Physicist (quantum theory and nuclear physics). On the physics faculty at California Institute of Technology and University of California, Berkeley in theoretical physics, 1929-1947; director of Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, 1943-1945; chairman of the General Advisory Committee of the Atomic Energy Commission, 1946-1952; d...

Salk, Jonas Edward, 1914-1995

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Biochemical researcher and physician. Salk was an alumnus of City College, Class of 1934. From the description of Memorabilia, [ca. 1934-1965] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155503820 Noted physician, virologist, and humanitarian, best known for development of the first poliomyelitis vaccine. Founder of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California. Served on the faculty of the Univ. of Michigan (1942-1963...

Stettinius, Edward R., Jr. (Edward Reilly), 1900-1949

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Industrialist and statesman. From the description of Clippings relating to Edward R. Stettinius, 1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068013 Industrialist, Secretary of State, delegate to the United Nations. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : to Darryl F. Zanuck, Beverly Hills, California, 1944 November 11 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647836060 From the description of Financial records of Edward R. Stettinius [...

Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975

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Author, educator, and political philosopher. Born Johanna Cohn Arendt in 1906; married Heinrich Blücher (after moving to the U.S. the couple primarily used the spelling Bluecher) in 1940 and used her married name Hannah Arendt Blücher for domestic identification. From the description of Hannah Arendt papers, 1898-1977 (bulk 1948-1977). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981094 Biographical Note ...

Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989

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American editor and writer. From the description of Letter to Matthew Bruccoli [manuscript], 1975 December 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812058 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1969. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810601 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1936-1955. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874698 Malcolm Cowley was an influential liter...

Macleish, Archibald

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Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982) was an American poet. Kaiser is a professor of comparative literature at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Walter Jacob Kaiser, 1955-1957 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367921 MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard (1949-1962). From the description of Scratch : manu...

Zhou, Enlai, 1898-1976

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Gruenther, Alfred M. (Alfred Maximilian), 1899-1983

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Alfred Maximilian Gruenther (1899-1983) was a military officer, educator, bridge expert, and author. Nicknamed "the Brain" by colleagues, Gruenther was respected worldwide for his extraordinary analytical and strategic skills as a staff officer and soldier-diplomat. Gruenther's career of nearly forty years in the U.S. Army reached a pinnacle in 1951, when he was named chief of staff at North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) headquarters and became, at fifty-three years of age, the youngest fo...

Bullitt, William C. (William Christian), 1891-1967

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William Christian Bullitt (b. Jan. 25, 1891, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-d. Feb. 1967), was Ambassador to the U.S.S.R. from 1933 to 1936, and to France from 1936 to 1941. He was ambassador at large in 1941 and 1942, and special assistant to the Secretary of the Navy in 1942 and 1943. He began his career at the State Department in 1917 where he also served as an attaché to the American Commission to Negotiate Peace at the end of World War I. In 1944 he joined the French Army and was a major in the...

Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980

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Muriel Rukeyser was an American poet, playwright, biographer, and writer of children's literature. From the description of Muriel Rukeyser collection of papers, 1920-1976 bulk (1931-1976). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122570595 From the guide to the Muriel Rukeyser collection of papers, 1920-1976, 1931-1976, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American poet. From the ...

Beard, Charles Austin, 1874-1948

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American historian and educator From the guide to the Charles Austin Beard letters, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Historian, political scientist. From the description of Austin Charles Beard letters, 1929-1939. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 465279213 Charles Austin Beard was born in 1874 and died in 1948. He was a political science professor and historian at Columbia Univer...

Davidson, Jo

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American sculptor. From the description of Letter : Paris, to William O. Inglis, New York, 1926 April 1. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 316061200 Jo Davidson was an American sculptor who made images of some of the most notable figures of his day. Born in New York City, he studied at the Art Students League and the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He became well-known for his portrait busts, which combine artistic sensibility with psychological insight. Among his subj...

Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977

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Louis Untermeyer was a noted author, editor, and translator. His tastes were eclectic, and his friendships many; he produced more than one hundred books, and volumes of letters. His numerous poetry anthologies have helped introduce verse to generations of schoolchildren. From the description of Heinrich Heine, paradox and poet, 1936. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 56550722 From the description of Louis Untermeyer letter to Judith Wright McKinn...

Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974

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American journalist and author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Washington, D.C., 23 September 1960, to Joan Peyser, 1960 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992594 Lippmann was an American journalist and author. From the description of Walter Lippmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612206746 From the guide to the Walter Lipmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982., (H...

Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962

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Vilhjalmur Stefansson was born on November 3, 1879 in Arnes, Manitoba, Canada. He attended the University of North Dakota from 1897-1902. He was voted the best orator in 1900, and also worked for the school newspaper. In 1930 he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree, only the third such degree awarded. He then transferred to the University of Iowa and graduated in 1903 with a degree from the School of Liberal Arts. He next enrolled at Harvard, graduating with a Master of Arts degree in 1...

Lerner, Max, 1902-1992

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Editorial director and columnist for the daily newspaper PM. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1947. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122583177 Author, lecturer. From the description of Reminiscences of Max Lerner : lecture, 1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100443 ...

Strong, Anna Louise, 1885-1970

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Epithet: US author and socialist in Moscow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000351.0x0003de Anna Louise Strong was born in Nebraska and educated at Oberlin and the University of Chicago. Later moving to Seattle, she was the editor of the Seattle Union Record. She travelled extensively to Russia and China, and she wrote accounts of those journeys. In 1921 she travelled to famine-struck areas in Russia as part of ...

Council on foreign relations

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Lash, Joseph P., 1909-1987

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Joseph P. Lash (1909-1987), personal friend of Eleanor Roosevelt, was the author of several works on the Roosevelts. He was active in various youth organizations in the 1930s and 1940s, and worked as a United Nations correspondent and assistant editor of the New York Post. In 1972, Lash received the Pulitzer Prize for his book, Eleanor and Franklin, and later wrote the sequel titled The Years Alone. From the description of Lash, Joseph P., 1909-1987 (U.S. National Archives and Record...

Halsman, Philippe

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Philippe Halsman was born in Riga, Latvia in 1901. He opened a photography studio in Paris in 1931. He left occupied France for the United States in 1940. Halsman was a founding member (1945) and first president of the American Society of Media Photographers, Inc. Halsman is best known for his portraits of famous individuals, such as Salvador Dali, Albert Einstein and Winston Churchill. His thirty year affiliation with Life magazine resulted in 101 covers. His photographs have been published in ...

Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974

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Physicist, engineer, government official, and science administrator. From the description of Vannevar Bush papers, 1901-1974 (bulk 1932-1955). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980014 Administrator, engineer. From the description of Reminiscences of Vannevar Bush : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569580 Biographical Note ...

Duranty, Walter, 1884-1957

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Journalist and author. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122636581 English-born journalist and author, correspondent for the New York Times assigned to the Baltic States around 1919 and in Moscow from 1921-1935. From the description of Russia : I write as I please : typescript manuscript, 1919-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384013 Duranty was a Britis...

Snow, Edgar, 1905-1972

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American author. From the description of Autobiography excerpts, 1958-1997. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367437397 ...