Harold Phelps Stokes papers 1908-1969

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Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969

Harold Phelps Stokes papers 1908-1969

The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, memoranda, notes, writings, clippings, and subject files documenting the personal life and professional career of Harold Phelps Stokes. His interests in United States foreign policy and domestic politics, the Alger Hiss case, the Paris Peace Conference, New York City politics and government, prison reform, and journalism are documented. Stokes corresponded with many prominent American political and social figures.

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Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943

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William Lyon Phelps was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on January 2, 1865. He received a B.A. degree from Yale in 1887, an A.M. degree from Harvard in 1891, and a Ph.D. from Yale in 1891. Phelps taught English at Yale from 1892 until 1933 and was a popularizer of literature through his public lectures, radio addresses, and syndicated newspaper columns. He died in New Haven on August 21, 1943. From the description of William Lyon Phelps papers, 1826-1944 (inclusive), 1887-1943 (bulk)...

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

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Born in Elwood, Ind. Attorney, utility executive, political leader, and republican candidate for president in 1940. From the description of Campaign scrapbook, 1940. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 26563195 "Beacon Hill," columnist for the Worcester Telegram. From the description of Letter : New York, to "Beacon Hill," Worcester, Mass., 1943 Aug. 3. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29400631 Willkie was an American corpor...

Underwood, Oscar W. (Oscar Wilder), 1862-1929

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Incorporated in Maine in 1907, the Telepost Company was an independent telegraph company using the rapid system of telegraphy invented by Patrick B. Delaney. The company operated between Chicago, St. Louis, Indianapolis, Louisville and other cities in the west. Rates were a quarter for 25 words and a nickel for each additional 10 words when the message was delivered by messenger; and 50 words for a quarter when the message was sent by wire and delivered to the post office in a sealed envelop. Th...

Gilbert, Seymour Parker 1892-1938

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Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955

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John William Davis received his L.L.B. in 1895 and began practicing law. He was elected to Congress from West Virginia in 1910 and 1912. Davis was solicitor general of the United States from 1913-1918 and ambassador to Great Britain from 1918-1921. He was the Democratic candidate for president in 1924. From the description of John William Davis papers, 1846-1959 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702205527 From the description of John William Davis papers, 1846-1959...

Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980

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Parapsychologist and Professor of Psychology, Duke University. From the description of Papers, 1925-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155498363 Rhine was an American educator, psychologist, and author. From the guide to the J. B. Rhine Collection on the, New Frontiers of the Mind, 1937, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) ...

Ochs, Adolph S. (Adolph Simon), 1858-1935

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President of the New York Times. From the description of Letter, 1921 Sept. 12, New York, to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904887 Publisher and President of the New York Times Company, 1894-1935. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1880-1940] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155540212 Newspaper publisher, of New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1892-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960312 ...

Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950

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Henry Lewis Stimson, the politician, was one of Eleanor Stimson Brooks's cousins. He took an interest in the family and had given her support throughout Van Wyck's struggles with depression (1926-1930). From the description of Correspondence to Charles Van Wyck Brooks, 1930-1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191821881 Stimson served as U.S. Secretary of war (1911-1913, 1940-1945), was governor general of the Philippine Islands (1927-1929) and U.S...

Beaverbrook, Max Aitken, Baron, 1879-1964

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Virginia Taylor McCormick (1873-1957), of Norfolk, Virginia was a poet, literary critic, essayist, lecturer, and the editor of The Lyric, 1921-1929. From the guide to the Virginia Taylor McCormick Papers, 1887-1953., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary) ...

Stevenson, Egbert, 1872-1962

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Anthologist, author, and librarian. From the description of Papers of Burton Egbert Stevenson, 1900-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449581 Biographical Note 1872, Nov. 9 Born, Chillicothe, Ohio 1890 1893 Attended Princeton University...

Petersen, William F. (William Ferdinand), 1887-1950

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Young, Owen D., 1874-1962

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Owen D. Young was born on October 27, 1874 in VanHornesville, New York, educated at St. Lawrence University and Boston University. His travels took him all over the United States and Eruope. He died July 11, 1962 in St. Augustine and is buried in VanHornesville, New York. From the description of Owen D. Young Collection, 1874-1962. (St. Lawrence University). WorldCat record id: 39776049 Lawyer. Young (1874-1962) graduated from St. Lawrence University...

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962), wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was an especially active and visible First Lady who, it was claimed, did more to popularize the Roosevelt administration than any other person or factor. Her innumerable trips across the country and visits to workers and their families did much to promote her as one of the people, a democrat with a small "d." She was the first president's wife to hold White House press conferences, and millions of p...

Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944

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Smith served as New York State Governor from 1924 to 1928. In 1928 he ran an unsuccessful campaign for President of the United States. From the description of Papers, 1919-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122486885 Political leader in New York State. Smith was Governor of New York, 1918-1920, 1922-1928. From the description of Papers, 1897-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155489733 ...

Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946

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American journalist. From the description of Letter : to the Cosmos Club, 1910 Mar. 31. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122545959 American journalist and author who also wrote under the name David Grayson. From the description of [Notebooks] [microform]. 1880-1946. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 36820111 American author and journalist. He is also known by the pseudonym Dav...

Baker, Russell, 1925-....

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Award winning journalist, humorist, and author Russell Baker (1925 - ), has written numerous books, was the author of the nationally syndicated column "Observer" (1962-88), and served as the second host of public television's Masterpiece Theatre from 1992 until 2004. From the description of Russell Baker collection, 1948-2000 bulk 1960-1996. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 495569482 ...

Myers, Gustavus, 1872-1942

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Contains correspondence from Genevieve Myers, wife of Gustavus Myers. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore and Helen Dreiser, 1907-1947. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155892511 ...

Laurence, William Leonard, 1888-

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Science editor; interviewee d.1977. From the description of Reminiscences of William Leonard Laurence : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309736487 From the description of Oral history interview with William Leonard Laurence, 1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309736475 ...

Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932

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John Philip Sousa (1854-1932) was an American composer well-known for his marches. From the guide to the John Philip Sousa sheet music, 1879-1927., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Reconstruction of the music for the revival of "The Free Lance" was the result of cooperative efforts of John Phillip Sousa, III of John Phillip Sousa, Inc., Richard Kapp, conductor, Opera Company of Philadelphia, Iowa State University and...

Kaempffert, Waldemar, 1877-1956

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Waldemar Kaempffert was editor of Popular Science Monthly. From the description of Letters to J. B. Lippincott Company and Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1916-1917. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884714 ...

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 ...

Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968

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Clergyman, politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Mattoon Thomas : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735808 American socialist, presidential candidate. From the description of Letters, [1932] July 16 and [July 16?], [n.p.], to [Samuel Johnson] Woolf, [New York?]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363738 Politician. From the description of Reminiscences ...

McClintock, Miller, 1894-

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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Gay, Edwin F. (Edwin Francis), 1867-1946

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Edwin Francis Gay, 1867-1946, economist and historian. Having graduated from the University of Michigan, he did graduate work in Germany and received his Ph.D. from the University of Berlin in 1902. In 1893 he married Louise FitzRandolph. The couple had two children: Edward Randolph and Margaret Gay Davies. Gay was affiliated with Harvard in 1901-1919 as assistant and Professor of economics. In 1908 he became the first dean of Harvard Business School. During World War I he served as director of ...

Lehman, Hebert Henry, 1878-1963

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Leffingwell, R. C. (Russell Cornell), 1878-1960

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U.S. assistant secretary of the treasury. From the description of R.C. Leffingwell letterbooks, 1917-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 707025202 Biographical Note 1878, Sept. 10 Born, New York, N.Y. 1899 Graduated, Yale University, New Haven, Conn. 19...

Page, Arthur W. (Arthur Wilson), 1883-1960

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Business consultant; editor. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Wilson Page : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742563 ...

Roosevelt, Nicholas, 1893-....

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Reston, James Barrett, 1909-

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Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928

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United States secretary of state, 1915-1920. From the description of Robert Lansing miscellaneous papers, 1916-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866993 Robert Lansing (b. Oct. 17, 1864, Watertown, New York-d. Oct. 30, 1928, New York, New York) was an American lawyer and politician who served as Legal Advisor to the State Department at the outbreak of World War I, and then as Secretary of State under President Woodrow Wilson from 1915 to 1920. He was married to Eleanor ...

Dun, Angus, 1892-1971

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Clergyman. From the description of Angus Dun correspondence, 1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009566 ...

Franklin, Fabian, 1853-1939

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Fabian Franklin was born in Eger, Hungary on January 18, 1853. He received a PhD in Mathematics from Columbian University (now known as George Washington University) in 1869. After graduation he worked as an engineer and a surveyor for the Pittsburgh and Connellsville Railraod and then the City Surveyor's Office in Baltimore before returning to academia. From 1877 to 1895 he was part of the Department of Mathematics at the Johns Hopkins University, starting as a Fellow and working u...

Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949

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Epithet: US journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x000092 Villard, a journalist and author, was president of the New York Evening Post (1897-1918), editor and owner of The Nation (1918-1932), publisher and contributing editor of The Nation (1932-1935), a founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and of Yachting Magazine, and owner of the Nautical Gazette. His father ...

Payne, George Henry, 1876-1945

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Schoenbrun, David

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Day, Clive, 1871-1951

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Clive Day was born in Hartford, Connecticut on February 11, 1871. He received degrees from Yale University (B.A., 1892; Ph.D., 1899). Day served as an advisor to the American Commission to Negotiate Peace and taught economics, sociology, and political economy at Yale (1899-1936). He wrote several books, served on many university committees, and was a member of the Connecticut Unemployment Commission, 1932-1933. He died in 1951. From the description of Clive Day papers, 1892-1943 (inc...

Douglas, Lewis W. (Lewis Williams), 1894-1974

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Legislator, U.S. Congressman, and U.S. Ambassador to England. The Douglas family arrived in Bisbee in 1881 and was active in the mining industry. From the description of Oral history interview, 1973 Apr. 7 [sound recording]. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 45076910 Lewis W. Douglas was a businessman, Democratic politician, philanthropist, and diplomat. He served in the Arizona State Legislature, 1922-1925; U.S. House of Representa...

Yale University. Students.

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Bates, Sanford, 1884-1972

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Puckette, Charles McD.

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Dodd, Frank Courtenay, 1875-1968

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Bundy, Harvey Hollister, 1888-

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Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948

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Governor of New York State from 1907-1910; later served as associate justice and chief justice of the United States, and as U.S. secretary of state. From the description of Charles Evans Hughes letters: Albany, to Frank H. Severance and Henry W. Hill, 1907, 1910. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 70794223 Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) was an American jurist and politician. He practiced law and held various political positions between 1884 and 1906. Twice elect...

McKee, Joseph V., 1889-1956.

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Mellon, Andrew William, 1855-1937

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Andrew William Mellon (b. March 24, 1855, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-d. August 26, 1937, Southampton, New York), was a banker, industrialist, and politician. He was Secretary of the Treasury under President Harding, and remained in that office under President Coolidge. He served as Ambassador to Great Britain from April 9, 1932 until March 17, 1933....

Hadley, Arthur Twining, 1856-1930

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President of Yale University. From the description of Letter to William C. Welling, 1917 September 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50997891 James Hadley: philologist; B.A., Yale, 1842; spent two years at the Yale Divinity School, 1844-1845; appointed tutor in Yale College in 1845, promoted to asst. prof. of Greek in 1848, in 1851 succeeded Theodore Dwight Woolsey, holding the chair of Greek until retirement. Arthur Twining Hadley wa...

Van Name, George Rivet, 1877-

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Woodward, Thomas Mullen, 1884-

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Katzenbach, Nicholas deB. (Nicholas deBelleville), 1922-2012

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Nicholas deBellevielle Katzenbach (b. 1922), lawyer, born in Philadelphia, Pa.; Deputy U.S. Attorney General (1962-1964); acting Attorney General (September 1964-January 1965); Attorney General (1965-1966); and Under Secretary of State (1966-1969). From the description of Oral history interview with Nicholas Katzenbach, 1985 Mar. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 45749565 Nicholas deBelleville Katzenbach (b. 1922) lawyer and government official, was Deputy Attorne...

Kent, Frank R. (Frank Richardson), 1877-1958

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Barnes, William, 1866-1930

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Bundy, Mcgeorge

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McGeorge Bundy (1919-1996) was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the national security advisor to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. He attended school at private institutions, including Dexter, Groton, and Yale University, from which he graduated first in his class with a degree in mathematics. As a junior fellow at Harvard University, Bundy changed his specialization to international relations. After serving in U.S. Army Intelligence during World War II, during which he rose...

Palmer, A. Mitchell (Alexander Mitchell), 1872-1936

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Born to Samuel Bernard Palmer and Caroline Albert in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, Alexander Mitchell Palmer (1872-1936) attended the Moravian Parochial School in Bethlehem before graduating from Swarthmore College in 1891. The following year, he became a stenographer in the 43rd Judicial District and was admitted to the bar in 1893. After establishing a law practice in Stroudsburg, Palmer worked as the director of several banks and companies. In 1909, he was elected as a Democrat t...

Davis, Norman H. (Norman Hezekiah), 1878-1944

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Economist, diplomat, and humanitarian. From the description of Papers of Norman H. Davis, 1915-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79322288 Biographical Note 1978, Aug. 9 Born, Normandy, Bedford County, Tenn. 1897 1900 Attended Vanderbilt Un...

Taft, Henry W. (Henry Waters), 1859-1945

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Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937

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Secretary of War during WWI From the guide to the Newton D. Baker letters, 1918, 1920, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American statesman. From the description of Letter : Cleveland, to Edna Mannheimer, 1912 Jan. 9. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122349032 Baker was city solicitor (1903-1911) and mayor (1912-1916) of Cleveland, Ohio and U. S. Secretary ...

Kennedy John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Osborn, Wm. Church (William Church), 1862-1951

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William Church Osborn was a longtime trustee of The Metropolitan Museum of Art who also served as the institution's Vice President, President and Honorary President. From the description of William Church Osborn records, 1904-1953. (Metropolitan Museum of Art). WorldCat record id: 537884005 ...

King, Henry Churchill, 1858-1934

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Henry Churchill King was born at Hillsdale, Michigan on September 18, 1858. He received the A.B. from Oberlin College in 1879 and the B.D. from the Oberlin Theological Seminary in 1882. In 1884, after a year spent at Harvard University, he returned to Oberlin as Associate Professor of Mathematics. In 1890, he became Associate Professor and in 1891 Professor of Philosophy. He spent the year 1893-94 at the University of Berlin. In 1897, he succeeded President James H. Fairchild as Professor of The...

Hylan, John F.

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Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps), 1897-1983

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Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Charles Phelps Taft : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528703 Lawyer, protestant lay leader, and mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio; son of U.S. President William H. Taft; died 1983. From the description of Papers, 1816-1983 (bulk 1937-1979). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70937872 Lawyer, Protestant lay leader, and mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio. Son of U.S. Pres...

Rice, William Gorham, 1892-....

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Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970.

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Harold Phelps Stokes, the son of Anson Phelps Stokes, was born on January 10, 1887 in New York City. He graduated from Yale University in 1909 (B.A.) and worked as a reporter for the New York Post from 1911-1923. Stokes served in World War I and reported on the Paris Peace Conference. In 1924 he became secretary to Herbert Hoover, then U.S. Secretary of Commerce. Stokes joined the editorial staff of the New York Times in 1926 and resigned in 1937. He continued to publish as a free-lance author u...

White, Elwyn Brooks, 1899-

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Carlisle, Floyd Leslie, 1881-

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Nicholson, Seth B. (Seth Barnes), 1891-1963

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Seth Barnes Nicholson was born in Springfield, Illinois on November 21, 1891. He received his Bachelors in Science from Drake University, Des Moines Indiana in 1911 and his Ph.D. from the University of California in 1914. He discovered Sinope, the ninth moon of Jupiter, while observing the seventh moon, Pasiphaë, at Lick Observatory. The computation of its orbit was the subject of his Ph.D. thesis. Nicholson went on to discover three other moons of Jupiter, along with two asteroids, during his ...

Howells, John Mead, 1868-1959

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Architect and collector of autographs. From the description of John Mead Howells collection of correspondence, 1894-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456141 John Mead Howells was a New York-based architect, best-known for his design for the Chicago Tribune Tower (1923), done with partner Raymond Hood. Howells studied architecture at Harvard and at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and was in practice with architect I. M. Phelps Stokes before joining Hood. During the 192...

Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930

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George Haven Putnam (1844-1930) was a publisher and author best known for his commitment to the establishment of national copyright legislation in the U.S. and to American adherence to the international copyright Convention of Berne. After serving in the U.S. Civil War, he entered his father's publishing house, G.P. Putnam's Sons. He assumed the presidency of the firm in 1872 and became an authority on the legal implications of copyright. In 1886 he formed the American Publishers' Copyright Leag...

Cohen, Julius Henry, 1873-1950

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Trudeau, Edward Livingston, 1848-1915

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American physician. From the description of Letter, 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122652713 Physician, pioneer in treatment of tuberculosis at his Adirondack Cottage Sanatorium in Saranac Lake, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1888-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155480127 ...

Markel, Lester, 1894-

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Editor, journalist; lecturer d. 1977. From the description of Reminiscences of Lester Markel : lecture, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569687 ...

Pepper, George Wharton, 1867-1961

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U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter to Will Orton Tewson, 1925 July 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 63109874 U.S. Senator for Pennsylvania. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1906-1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886430 George Wharton Pepper - distinguished Philadelphia lawyer and U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania - was born in Philadelphia on March 1...

Merz, Charles, 1893-

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Darling, Jay N. (Jay Norwood), 1876-1962

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Journalist and tireless advocate for preservation of the environment, Jay N. "Ding" Darling (1876-1962) spent the majority of his career working as an editorial cartoonist for the Des Moines Register. Twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize for syndicated editorial cartoons he drew almost daily between 1900 and 1949, in 1934-1935 he headed what is now the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, created the Federal Duck Stamp Program which has since restored thousands of acres of wet lands, and in 1936 founded ...

Bassett, Edward M. (Edward Murray), 1863-1948

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Bassett was a United States congressman, 1902-1905, and served on the Public Service Commission of New York, during which time he aided in the development of the dual subway plan in New York City. He was vice-chairman of the Brooklyn Committee on City Plan, whose report was published in 1914; chairman of the Heights of Buildings Commission in New York City, whose final report, 1916, presented the first Zoning Resolution of the City of New York, also the first comprehensive zoning ordinance in th...

Rodgers, Cleveland, 1885-

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Newspaperman, editor. From the description of Reminiscences of Cleveland Rodgers : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309723880 ...

Hazlitt, Henry, 1894-1993

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Henry Hazlitt (1894-1993) was an American libertarian economist and author. Hazlitt had a distinguished career as an economic journalist with the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and other leading metropolitan dailies, and at various times served as Economic Editor of Newsweek, literary editor for The Nation, and editor of American Mercury (replacing H.L. Mencken). He also authored several books on economic subjects. From the guide to the Henry Hazlitt Papers, 1920-1958, (Spe...

Yale College (1887- ). Class of 1949

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Wriston, Henry M. (Henry Merritt), 1889-1978

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Merritt Wriston : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513023 Eleventh president of Brown University, 1937-1955; president of Lawrence College, 1925-1937; faculty at Wesleyan University; member of Council on Foreign Relations and the American Assembly. From the description of Henry Merritt Wriston papers, 1914-1977 (bulk 1930s-1960s). (Brown University). ...

Schurman, Jacob Gould, 1854-1942

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Jacob Gould Schurman was born May 22, 1854 on Prince Edward Island. He was Professor of Philosophy at Acadia College and Dalhousie College; Cornell University's Sage Professor of Philosophy, 1886-92, and President, 1892-1920; President of the first U.S. Philippine Commission, 1899; U.S. Minister to Greece and Montenegro during the Balkan Wars; and was a diplomat involved with foreign policy making in China, the Far East, and Germany. From the description of Jacob Gould Schurman paper...

Salter, John Thomas

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Cross, Wilbur L. (Wilbur Lucius), 1862-1948

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Epithet: of the `Yale Review' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000284 Cross was Governor of Connecticut. From the description of Proclamation of Thanksgiving day for the state of Connecticut : DS, 1936. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26525875 Wilbur Lucius Cross was born in Gurleyville, Connecticut, on April 10, 1862. He received his B.A. from Yale in 1885...

Kelley, Nicholas, 1885-1965

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Nicholas Kelley (1885-1965) was a New York City lawyer and civic leader. He served as an official of the U.S. Treasury Dept. from 1918 to 1921. In his private law practice, Kelley specialized in corporate law and he also was a director of several companies, most notably the Chrysler Corporation from 1937 to 1957. He was active in civic associations, civil service reform groups, consumer leagues, and legal organizations. Florence Kelley (1859-1932), Nicholas Kelley's mother, was a social reformer...

McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948

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Moses, Robert, 1888-1981

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Robert Moses (1888-1981) was a public official in New York from 1919 to the mid-1970s. He held many offices, of which the most notable among them were: President, Long Island State Park Commission; Chairman, New York State Council of Parks; Commissioner, New York City Department of Parks; New York City Planning Commissioner and Construction Coordinator; and Chairman, New York State Power and Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authorities. He was responsible for the construction of many major public pr...

Wise, Stephen Samuel, 1874-1949

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Stephen Samuel Wise was born in Budapest, Hungary, and came to the United States the following year. He graduated with honors from Columbia University and in 1893 he was ordained in Austria "The People's Rabbi," as Wise would later be known, developed his deep concern for the less fortunate at an early age. Wise fought for housing projects, the abolition of child labor, the improvement of working conditions, securing rights for female workers and equal rights for African Americans. He founded th...

Davis, Elmer Holmes, 1890-1958

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Author, journalist, news analyst, and government official. From the description of Elmer Holmes Davis papers, 1865-1957 (bulk 1946-1957). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74986273 American journalist and author. From the description of Then came war : 1939 : sound recording, 1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122446694 Writer. From the description of Reminiscences of Elmer Holmes Davis : oral history, 1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 1224...

Sweetser, Arthur, 1888-1968

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Arthur Sweetser was born on July 16, 1888, in Boston, Mass., to M. Foster Sweetser and Edith Ashton Balch. Prepared at the Boston Latin School, he received his Harvard AB in 1911 and his AM in 1912. After graduation, Sweetser worked as a newspaper reporter. He married Ruth Gregory on Jun 19, 1915; together they had five children. During World War I, he served in the American Air Force. After the war, Sweetser began working for the League of Nations in Geneva. Resigned after the beginning of Worl...

Andrews, Paul Shipman.

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Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947

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Epithet: President of Columbia University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x000180 Butler was a philosopher, diplomat, and educator; president of Columbia University from 1901-1942. From the description of Nicholas Murray Butler letter, 1942 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777002021 President of Columbia University. From the description of Letters to F.W. Wile and...

Roper, Daniel C. (Daniel Calhoun), 1867-1943

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Attorney, Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 1917-1920, and Secretary of Commerce, 1933-1938. From the description of Papers, 1860-1958 and n.d. (bulk 1933-1938). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20122068 Attorney, commissioner of internal revenue, 1917-1920, and secretary of commerce, 1933-1938. From the description of Papers, 1898-1941 ; (bulk 1928-1938). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 86148078 ...

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....

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...

Meyer, Eugene, 1875-1959

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Newspaperman. From the description of Papers of Eugene Meyer, 1819-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83145968 Financier, newspaper executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Eugene Meyer : oral history, 1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309733277 ...

Thacher, Thomas D. (Thomas Day), 1881-1950

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Judge. From the description of Reminiscences of Thomas Day Thacher : oral history, 1949. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735215 Lawyer, judge, and in 1930-33 Solicitor General of the United States. From the description of Thomas Day Thacher Papers, 1917-1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 320409409 Thomas Day Thacher (1881-1950): assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District o...

Gavit, John Palmer, 1868-1954

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Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946

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Four page letter written by Harlan Fiske Stone to Judge Groner. Stone describes his vacation in Franconia, NH and compares it with an earlier vacation spent in Colorado Springs, CO. From the description of Letter : Peckett's On-Sugar-Hill, Franconia, NH to Judge Groner, 1943 August 16. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 31855921 U.S. attorney general, associate and chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and educator. From the description of Harlan F...

Woods, Arthur, 1870-1942

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U.S. Army officer and New York city police commissioner. From the description of Arthur Woods papers, 1884-1938 (bulk 1914-1923). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982546 Biographical Note 1870, Jan. 29 Born, Boston, Mass. 1892 A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. ...

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 ...

Hays, Will H. (Will Harrison), 1879-1954

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Republican politician, namesake of the Hays Code for censorship of American films. Born in Sullivan, Indiana in 1879. Hays served as the Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1918-1921, managing the successful campaign of Warren G. Harding for the presidency in 1920. Following Harding's election, Hays was appointed Postmaster General in 1921, a post he held until 1922, when he resigned in order to become the first President of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America...