Wallace Notestein papers 1899-1969


Wallace Notestein papers 1899-1969

The papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, notes, speeches, and other papers of Wallace Notestein, historian, teacher, author, and Sterling Professor of English History at Yale from 1928-1947. The bulk of the papers consist of letters received by Notestein from other historians, scholars, writers, students, and publishers and relate largely to academic and professional matters, to politics, and to his personal life.

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William Appleton Aiken received his B.A. from Yale in 1929, a M. Litt. degree from Cambridge in 1932; and his Ph.D. from Yale in 1939. He was an instructor in history at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, from 1938-1940; and an assistant professor of English history at Lehigh University from 1941-1946, an associate professor from 1946-1949, and a professor from 1946-1957. During World War II, Aiken served from 1942-1946 in United States Army military intelligence. From 1942-1943, he worked ...

Van Doren, Irita Bradford, 1891-

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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...

Tawney, R.H. (Richard Henry), 1880-1962

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Richard Tawney, 1880-1962, was educated at Rugby and Balliol College, Oxford. He was a fellow at Balliol, 1918-1921, and an honorary fellow, 1938. Tawney was a member of the executive committee of the Workers' Educational Association (WEA) 1905, and held WEA tutorial classes in Rochdale and Manchester, 1908-1914. From 1906-1908 he taught political economy at Glasgow University. Tawney joined the Fabian Society in 1906. He was a member of the Society's executive 1921-1933. In 1909 he joined the I...

Kirchwey, George W. (George Washington), 1855-1942

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Pierson, George Wilson, 1904-1993

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George Wilson Pierson received his B.A. from Yale in 1926 and his Ph.D. in 1933. He became a member of the faculty of Yale University in 1926, holding the positions of professor of history, 1944-1946; Larned professor of history, 1946-1973; and emeritus since 1973. Pierson was also historian of Yale University and the author of many books. He died on October 12, 1993. From the description of George Wilson Pierson papers, 1820-1991 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166794...

Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941

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Librarian and historian. From the description of Papers of Worthington Chauncey Ford, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068790 American historical editor, bibliographer, and statistician. From the description of Letters of Worthington Chauncey Ford [manuscript], 1886-1900. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806452 Worthington Chauncey Ford (1858-1941), the eldest son of Gordon Lester Ford and Emily Fowler Ford, first worked as a cas...

Butterfield, Herbert, 1900-

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Merriman, Roger Bigelow, 1876-1945

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Merriman earned his Harvard AB in 1896, his Harvard A.M. in 1897 and his Harvard Ph.D in 1902, and taught history and political science at Harvard. From the description of Lectures in History 16a, 1913-1914. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075074 From the description of History 1, lectures 1-7, November 24 - December 8, 1902. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074566 Merriman graduated from Harvard in 1896, received his A.M. in 1897, and taught ...

Converse, Allen Dean, 1911-

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Welles, C. Bradford (Charles Bradford), 1901-1969

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Epithet: papyrologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001149.0x0003b1 ...

Munro, Dana Carleton, 1866-1933

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Dana C. Munro was professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania and later at the University of Wisconsin in Madison at the time of writing these letters. From the description of Correspondence with Henry Charles Lea, 1892-1912. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122638320 United States Inquiry investigator, Paris Peace Conference, 1919; research assistant, Committee on Public Information, 1917-1918. From the description of Dana Car...

Becker, Carl L. (Carl Lotus), 1873-1945

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Historian; professor of history, Cornell University. From the description of Carl Becker papers, 1898-1956. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64073315 ...

Manning, Helen Taft, 1891-1987

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Helen Taft Manning : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122343108 Professor of history and dean of Bryn Mawr College. Born Helen Herron Taft, daughter of President William Howard Taft; married Frederick Johnson Manning in 1920. From the description of Papers of Helen Taft Manning, 1908-1956 (bulk 1917-1929). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81788072 ...

Scammon, Richard Everingham, 1883-

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Gage, Harry M.

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Nicoll, Allardyce, 1894-1976

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Allardyce Nicoll was a literary scholar, theatre historian, and university teacher. He was born in Glasgow, educated at Stirling High School and Glasgow University, where he was a G.A. Clark scholar in English. He was appointed in 1920 as a lecturer in English at King's College, University of London, and was promoted quickly to the Chair of English at East London College, University of London, in 1924, at age thirty. From 1933 to 1945, he was a professor of the history of drama and dramatic crit...

Andrews, Evangeline Walker.

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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 ...

Curtis, Lewis Perry, 1900-1976

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Lewis Perry Curtis was born in Southport, Connecticut on November 30, 1900. He graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1923; Ph.D. 1926) and joined the Yale faculty in 1927. Curtis was a prominent member of the faculty until 1969, teaching in the English and History Departments. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Division of History-Arts and Letters, and served as its director from 1956-1961. Curtis specialized in the study of eighteenth century British history and literature. He wrot...

Barbour, Violet (1884- ).

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Hayes, Carlton J.H. (Carlton Joseph Huntley), 1882-1964

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Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of Carlton Joseph Huntley Hayes : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574531 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Historian, author, diplomat. Hayes was Seth Low Professor of History at Columbia University, 1935-1950. From the guide to the Carlton J. H. Hayes Papers, 1920-1962, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Historian, author, diplo...

Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937

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American educator and historian. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Baltimore, to Paul L. Ford, 1887 Jan. 30-1887 Feb. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269544451 Historian and librarian. From the description of Papers of J. Franklin Jameson, 1604-1994 (bulk 1900-1930). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82730569 J. Franklin Jameson was a prominent American historian in the early 20th century. From the guide to the J. Franklin...

Rudin, Harry R. (Harry Rudolph), 1898-

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Harry R. Rudin : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309726415 ...

Buck, Solon Justus, 1884-1962

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Historian, archivist. From the description of Reminiscences of Solon Justus Buck : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309731781 Biographical Note 1884, Aug. 16 Born, Berlin, Wis. 1900 1906 A...

Fox, Dixon Ryan, 1887-1945

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Dixon Ryan Fox was president of the NYSHA Board of Trustees, 1929-1945, President of Union College, 1934-1945, and also taught at Columbia University. Union College has additional Fox papers. From the description of Dixon Ryan Fox papers, 1925-1945. (New York State Historical Association). WorldCat record id: 773191359 ...

Aydelotte, William Osgood

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Rostow, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1913-2002

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Eugene V. Rostow (1913-2002) graduated from Yale College in 1933 and Yale Law School in 1937. During his career, he served on the Law School faculty and as dean. Rostow also held various governmental positions including that of undersecretary for political affairs during the Lyndon Baines Johnson administration. He published widely in the fields of foreign relations and international security. From the description of Eugene Victor Rostow papers, 1931-1999 (inclusive). (Unknown). Worl...

Seymour, George Dudley, 1859-1945

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George Dudley Seymour was born on October 6, 1859 in Bristol, Connecticut. He died on June 21, 1945 in New Haven, Connecticut. Seymour was a practicing patent attorney, antiquarian, historian, author, and city planner. Seymour wrote and published several articles and books. His primary areas of focus were the history of the Seymour family, the life of the patriot Nathan Hale, New Haven city planning, and many individuals and topics of interest in Connecticut history. His major works include: The...

Morison, Samuel Eliot

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Morison graduated from Harvard in 1908 and taught American history at Harvard. From the description of Course material for History 161b, the discovery of America, 1940. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512193 Morison earned his Harvard AB in 1908, his Harvard AM in 1909, and his Harvard PhD in 1912. He taught history at Harvard. From the description of Notes in English 28, second half year, 1904-1905. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074686...

Merz, Charles, 1893-

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Baxter, James Phinney, 1831-1921

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President of Maine Historical Society from 1890-1911. A Republican, he was mayor of Portland from 1893-1897 and 1904-1905. From the description of Scrapbooks of municipal affairs in Portland, Maine, 1893-1898. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 686772318 American author and editor. From the description of Papers of James Phinney Baxter [manuscript], 1885-1904. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647859308 Served as presiden...

Hilles, Frederick Whiley 1900-

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Babb, James T.

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American peace activist; member, San Jose State University Students for Peace; coordinator, San Jose Peace Center, 1980. From the description of James Babb papers, 1927-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123419772 ...

Angell, James Rowland, 1869-1949

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Professor at the University of Chicago, later President of Yale University. From the description of James Rowland Angell letters, 1880-1945. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418550 Born May 8, 1869, Burlington, Vermont; psychologist, educator; B.A., University of Michigan, 1890, M.A. 1891; M.A., Harvard, 1892; taught at the University of Chicago and was acting president, 1918-1919; president of the Carnegie Corporation, 1920-1921; president of Yale University,...

Sweet, Henry Gordon, 1904-1975

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Henry Gordon Sweet graduated from Hillhouse High School in 1921 and received a B.A. from Yale in 1926. He then joined Henry C. Rowe & Company, a firm of oyster growers organized by his grandfather, Raul Rowe, in 1868. He became general manager and later president of the Rowe Company. In 1945 Sweet served as consultant to the War Shipping Administration in the Division of Ship Requirements. In 1954 he became executive director of the newly formed Citizens Action Commission, and in 1959 became...

Packard, Laurence Bradford, 1887-1955

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Chafee, Zachariah, 1885-1957.

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Buchan, John, 1875-1940

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John Buchan, Baron Tweedsmuir, was a Scottish diplomat, barrister, journalist, historian, poet and novelist. From the description of Letter from John Buchan to Joseph Harrington O'Brien, 1890-1941, 1921, Nov. 8. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228769757 English author and statesman, author of The Thirty-Nine Steps; 1st baron Tweedsmuir. From the description of Typed letters signed (4) : Elsfield Manor, Oxford, an...

Davis, Malcolm Waters, 1889-

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Henning, Basil Duke, 1910-

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Basil Duke Henning: historian; B. A., Yale, 1932, Ph.D., 1937; instructor at Yale, 1935-1942, from assistant professor to associate professor, 1945-1970, professor, 1970- ; author of many books. Basil Duke Henning received his B.A. degree from Yale University in 1932 and his Ph.D. in 1937. In 1935 he became an instructor in history at Yale and was appointed a Sterling Fellow in History, the Arts and Letters from 1939 to 1940. Henning became an assistant professor in 1945...

Gottschalk, Louis Reichenthal, 1899-1975

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Historian. From the description of Letters, 1935-1948. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 701239783 Historian. A.B., Cornell University, 1919; A.M., 1920; Ph. D., 1921. Instructor in history, University of Illinois, 1921-23; assistant professor, University of Louisville, 1923-25; associate professor, 1925-27. Associate professor of history, University of Chicago, 1927-35; professor, 1935-64; chairman of the History Department, 1937-1942. From the descripti...

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...

Mowat, R.B. (Robert Balmain), 1883-1941

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Tinker, Chauncey Brewster, 1876-1963

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Epithet: of Yale University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000834.0x00011e A full biographical statement is provided in the register for the Chauncey Brewster Tinker Papers (GEN MSS 354) . From the guide to the Chauncey Brewster Tinker letters and manuscripts, 1900-1963, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) Chauncey Brewster Tinker, teacher, scholar and collector. Tinker was a membe...

Bahlman, Dudley W.R

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Hackett, Francis, 1883-1962

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Irish-born author and editor in the U.S. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wicklow [Ireland], to Stark Young, 1935 Feb. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870941 ...

Haring, Clarence Henry, 1885-1960

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Haring graduated from Harvard in 1907 and taught Latin American history and economics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Clarence Henry Haring, 1905-1960 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973058 ...

Bourne, Edward Gaylord, 1860-1908

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Edward Gaylord Bourne was born on June 24, 1860. He received a B.A. from Yale in 1883 and a Ph.D. in 1892. During his graduate study at Yale he taught medieval history (1885-1887) and political science (1886-1888). He went to Adelbert College in Cleveland, Ohio in 1888, and remained on the faculty there until 1895 when he returned to Yale. Bourne was active in the American Historical Association and was known for his historical criticism and editions of historical texts. He died in New Haven on ...

Evans, Paul Demund

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Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986

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American historian and editor. From the description of Address books [manuscript] ca. 1925-1934. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647963645 Historian, biographer, University of Virginia professor. From the description of Papers of Dumas Malone [manuscript], 1913-1986. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816236 Professor of History at the University of Virginia; Editor of the "Dictionary of American biography," and biographer of ...

Bacon, Leonard, 1887-1954

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American poet. From the description of Quotation n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56906054 From the guide to the Leonard Bacon letter, 1930, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Pulitzer Prize winning poet (1941); resident of Peace Dale, Rhode Island. From the description of Collection, 1887-1946. (University of Rhode Island Library, Kingston). WorldCat record id: 41939671 Biographical ...

Austen, Willard

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Worcester, Dean Kirkham, 1922-

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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 ...

Cape, Herbert Jonathan, 1879-1960.

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Graves, Henry Solon, 1871-1951

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Henry Solon Graves was born on May 3, 1871 in Marietta, Ohio. He was a forester and organized the School of Forestry at Yale University. Graves died in Brattleboro, Vermont on March 7, 1951. Graves attended Yale University (B.A. 1892, M.A. 1900), Harvard University, and the University of Munich, Germany. From 1900-1910, he was director of the Yale Forestry School. Graves was chief forester of the U.S. Department of Agriculture from 1910-1920. In 1923 he returned to Yale University, where he was ...

Mendenhall, Thomas C. (Thomas Corwin), 1841-1924

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Physicist and educator (geophysics, geodesy). On the faculty of Ohio State University in physics and mechanics, 1873-1884; and superintendent, United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1889-1894. From the description of Papers, 1851-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154306263 At the time of this letter, Mendenhall was president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1889. (U...

Bourne, Henry Eldridge, 1862-1946

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Professor of history at Western Reserve University and secretary of the Municipal Association of Cleveland (1896). From the description of Papers, 1896-1919, 1946. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 18124297 Professor of History at Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He was also active in local civic affairs From the description of Papers, 1889-1947. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 18059671 ...

Corwin, Robert Nelson

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Wallace, DeWitt, 1889-1981

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Editor, The Reader's Digest. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1948-1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122446115 ...

Nettleton, George Henry, 1874-1959

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George Henry Nettleton was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1874, and graduated from Andover Academy and Yale University (B.A. 1896, Ph.D. 1900). He was instructor (1898), assistant professor (1906-1916), and professor (1916-1943) of English, and chairman of the English Department (1921-1931) at Yale. From 1937-1939 he was dean of Yale College. Nettleton served as the director of the Yale Bureau in Paris in 1917, and from 1917-1919 was the director of the American University Union in Europe. In...

Hicks, John Donald, 1890-

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Charles D. Hicks (b. 1890) was chairman of History Department at University of California, Berkeley (1947-?). He received his Ph. D. from University of Wisconsin (1916) and was author of several works, including: "The Populist Revolt" (1931) and "The American Nation" (1941). Essay in collection is incomplete. From the description of "The California background: Spanish or American?", 1950. (University of the Pacific). WorldCat record id: 36350260 ...

Bainton, Roland Herbert, 1894-1984

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Roland Bainton was born in England and emigrated first to Canada in 1898 and then to the United States in 1902. He received a B.A. from Whitman College, a B.D. from Yale Divinity School, and a Ph.D. from Yale, as well as many honorary degrees. Bainton taught church history at Yale Divinity School from 1920 to 1962, serving as Titus Street Professor of Ecclesiastical History from 1936. Bainton wrote prolifically and was an authority on Luther and the Reformation, Christian attitudes toward war, C...

Holden, Reuben A. (Reuben Andrus), 1918-

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Reuben Andrus Holden (1918-1995) was born in Louisville, Kentucky, and graduated in 1940 from Yale College. After serving as an infantry officer in World War II, he went on to receive his M.A., 1948, and Ph.D., 1951, in Education from Yale University. He held the position of Yale University's secretary from 1953 to 1971. He then served as president of Warren Wilson College from 1971 to 1986. From the description of Reuben A. Holden papers, 1968-1994 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat r...

Canfield, Cass 1897-

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Chairman of the Board, Harper & Brothers. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122526747 American author. From the description of Letter to Lola L. Kovener, 1939 November 20. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54022734 ...

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 ...

DeVane, William C. (William Clyde), 1898-1965

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Toynbee, Arnold, 1889-1975

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Martin Lehfeldt is a 1961 graduate of Haverford College. Arnold Toynbee was the commencement speaker at Haverford in 1961. From the description of Letter : Sarasota, FL , 1965 February 21, to Martin Lehfeldt / Arnold Toynbee. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 747048583 Epithet: historian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x000341 British historian. From the d...

Buchanan, Harvey.

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Woodward, E. L. (Ernest Llewellyn), 1890-1971

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Epithet: historian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x0003b3 ...

Rowse, A.L. (Alfred Leslie), 1903-1997

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Alfred Leslie Rowse (1903-1997), historian, poet, diarist, biographer and critic, was born in Tregonissey near St. Austell, Cornwall, to Dick Rowse (china-clay worker) and Annie Vaston. He attended St. Austell grammar school and won a scholarship to Christ Church, Oxford, gaining a first class honours degree in history in 1925 when he was also elected Fellow of All Souls, Oxford (the first man from a working-class background to do so). It was during this period that he established s...

Cruikshank, R. J. (Robert James), 1898-1956

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Ford, Guy Stanton, 1873-1962

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Historian; university president. From the description of Reminiscences of Guy Stanton Ford : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737315 Guy Stanton Ford was an historian, educator and president of the University of Minnesota. From the description of Guy Stanton Ford papers, 1885-1962. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63313982 Guy Stanton Ford was born on 9 May 1...

Wedgwood, C. V. (Cicely Veronica), 1910-

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Pearson, Norman Holmes, 1909-1975

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Epithet: husband of Hilda Doolittle British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x0000fc ...

Rostovtzeff, Michael Ivanovitch, 1870-1952

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Professor of ancient history, Yale University and Director of the Yale University Expedition at Dura-Europos. From the description of Papers, 1897-1968 and n.d. (bulk 1926-1954). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 27244635 Michael Ivanovitch Rostovtzeff was born in Kiev, Russia, on November 10, 1870. He taught ancient history at the University of Wisconsin, 1920-1925, and Yale University, 1925-1939, where he also served as director of archaeological research and ...

Schmitt, Bernadotte Everly, 1886-1969

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Professor of Modern European History, University of Chicago, 1924-1946. From the description of Papers, 1913-1961. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52248399 Epithet: Professor historian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000498.0x0003df Educator, historian, and author. From the description of Papers of Bernadotte Everly Schmitt, 1868-1970 (bulk 1905-1969). (Unkn...

Clapp, Moses E. (Moses Edwin), 1851-1929

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Gras, Norman Scott Brien, 1884-1956

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Norman S.B. Gras earned his doctorate at Harvard University in 1909 studying under Edwin F. Gay. In 1927 he joined the Harvard Business School faculty as the first Isidor Straus Professor in Business History. He organized the Business History Foundation and served as president from 1949-1956. Norman S.B. Gras retired from the Harvard Business School in 1950. From the description of Norman S.B. Gras papers, 1909-1953. (Harvard Business School). WorldCat record id: 76891639 ...

Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950

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Bowman became President of the Johns Hopkins University in 1935 and retired in 1948. During World War II Bowman served on the Policy Committee of the State Department and as Special Advisor to the Secretary of State. After retirement from JHU, he served as Chairman of the Economic Cooperation Administration's Committee on Overseas Territories. Isaiah Bowman (1878-1950) was a political geographer, advisor to the U.S. State Dept. and president of the Johns Hopkins Universi...

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 ...

Chase, Mary Ellen, 1887-1973

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Smith College, Professor, English, 1926-1955. University of Maine, A.B., 1909. University of Minnesota, M.A., 1918; Ph. D., 1922. From the description of Mary Ellen Chase papers, 1893-1995. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 51183526 Maine-born American regional novelist, critic, and memoirist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Northampton, Mass., to Edward Wagenknecht, [no year] Jan. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270863385 Mary Ell...

Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961

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Writer, editor, critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Seidel Canby and Amy Loveman : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481130 Epithet: editor of 'Saturday Review of Literature' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001e2 Canby was a critic, editor and Yale University professor (1899-1922). He was one of the founder...

Farrand, Livingston, 1867-

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Durand, Albert C.

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Lamar, Howard Roberts.

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Howard Roberts Lamar, historian of the trans-Mississippi West, was born in Tuskegee, Alabama in 1923. He received a B.A. from Emory University in 1944, and a Masters (1945) and Ph.d. (1951) in History from Yale University. He was an instructor at the University of Massachusetts and Wesleyan University between 1945 and 1949, and taught at Yale from 1949 to 1994. He held a number of administrative positions at Yale including chair of the Department of History 1962-1963 and 1967-1970, Dean of the C...

Read, Conyers, 1881-1959

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