Charles Humboldt papers 1935-1963
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Born in Portland, Oregon on 28 February 1901. Died on 19 August 1994. Education: B.S., Chemical Engineering, Oregon State College (1922), Ph.D., Physical Chemistry and Mathematical Physics, California Institute of Technology (1925). Employment: 1925-1926 National Research Council; 1926-1927 Universities of Münich, Zürich, and Copenhagen; 1922-1969 California Institute of Technology; 1969- Stanford University; 1973-1979 Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine. From the descr...
Popular and prolific novelist Howard Fast was born in New York City. His parents were poor immigrants, and he worked odd jobs as a youth, crediting his love of reading to a job as a page at the New York Public Library. He published his first novel at eighteen, and found early success writing adventures set in America's past. He worked for the Office of War Information during World War II, writing for the radio program Voice of America. A Communist from about 1944-1956, Fast appeared before the H...
Sean O'Casey was an Irish dramatist. From the description of Sean O'Casey collection. . (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 688595761 Irish playwright notable for "The plough and the stars", "Juno and the paycock", and "Bishop's bonfire". From the description of Press cuttings [manuscript]. 1935-1972. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225840980 Sean O'Casey, playwright. From the description of The plough and...
John Desmond Bernal, 1901-1971. Physicist (crystallography), Professor of physics at Birkbeck College, 1937-1963 and professor of crystallography at Birkbeck from 1963-1968. He published books and pamphlets on the role that science could play in society. He was a founder member of the World Peace Council, holding the presidency from 1958-1965. He was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize, 1958. From the description of Papers, 1950-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80453315 Crysta...
Thomas McGrath was born in 1916 near Sheldon, North Dakota. He first attended Moorhead State University and in 1939 earned a B.A. at the University of North Dakota. He studied at Louisiana State with Cleanth Brooks, was involved in radical political activity, wrote, and published his first book of poems. In the 1940-1941 academic year McGrath taught at Colby College in Maine then went to New York city where he wrote, did legal research for attorneys engaged in "political" cases, and worked at th...
Fidel Castro (b. August 13, 1926, Birán, Cuba–d. November 25, 2016, Havana, Cuba) was a Cuban communist revolutionary and politician who governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2008. Under his administration, Cuba became a one-party communist state, while industry and business were nationalized and state socialist reforms were implemented throughout society. The son of a wealthy Spanish farmer, Castro adopted leftist anti-imper...
Poet, author, playwright, songwriter. From the guide to the Langston Hughes collection, [microform], 1926-1967, (The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.) From the description of Langston Hughes collection, 1926-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652168 Langson Hughes: African-American poet and writer, author of Weary Blue (1926), The Big Sea (1940), and other works. ...
Louis Everett Burnham (1915-1960), African American journalist and activist. Burnham was a member of the Southern Negro Youth Congress and served as editor of Freedom, a newspaper founded in 1951 by Burnham and Paul Robeson, and the National Guardian. From the description of Louis E. Burnham collection, 1941-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 701242808 Louis E. Burnham was the Editor of "Freedom," the newpaper Paul Robeson founded, Associate Editor of the "Nat...
Biographical Note Ralph Ellison 1914, Mar.1 Born, Oklahoma City, Okla. 1933 1936 Attended Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Ala. 1938 ...
Victor Rabinowitz was the son of Jewish immigrants, born into a family where radical politics was common. His maternal grandfather was an anarchist and Yiddish-language author under the pseudonym Joseph Netter. Rabinowitz’s father was a successful manufacturer in the clothing industry who in 1944 established the Louis M. Rabinowitz foundation, and which supported projects in Jewish scholarship and culture and a variety of progressive causes. The Foundation was administered by Victor...
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...
Novelist. Christina Stead is the author of "The man who loved children" (1940) and other books. Thistle Harris (1902-1990) was a botanical writer, landscape designer and photographer. In 1951 she married David Stead, father of Christina Stead. From the description of Letters to Thistle Harris [manuscript]. 1939-1942. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225825756 Christina Stead was born and educated in Australia, but spent most of her life abroad. During the 1930s she...
Author. Anderson left America for Berlin in 1947 to join her German husband, Max Schroeder, a poet, political activist and editor-in-chief of Aufbau Press. From the description of Letters. 1944-1975. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222597789 ...
Physicist. From the description of Autobiography, chapter V:Leiden science, 1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80093408 Dirk Jan Struik, geboren in 1894, overleden in Belmont, Massachusetts in 2000, studeerde wis- en natuurkunde aan de Rijksuniversiteit Leiden; promoveerde in 1922 op een zuiver wiskundig onderwerp; als leerling van Paul Ehrenfest leerde hij Jan Burgers en Jan Tinbergen kennen, wilde evenals zij wiskunde en socialisme met elkaar verbinden en kwam ook in con...
Alvah Bessie (1904-1985) was an author and screenwriter who fought with the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in Spain, and was later blacklisted as one of the "Hollywood Ten" cited for contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions at the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) hearings on the influence of the Communist Party in the motion-picture industry. From the description of Papers, 1937-1991 (bulk 1936-1939, 1967-1985). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476413154 ...
Charles Humboldt: in 1934, assistant editor of New Masses; editor of the artists' union bulletin published by the WPA federal art project group; in late 1930s editor of Art Front; served in the U.S. Army on the Italian front during World War II; from 1946-1947 assistant public relations director for the Palestine Foundation Fund; in 1946 editor of Mainstream, which merged in 1947 with New Masses to become Masses and Mainstream; from 1948-1952 editor and publicist for Citadel Press; in 1953 edito...