Abraham Flexner Papers 1865-1989 (bulk 1900-1959)

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Abraham Flexner Papers, 1865-1989, (bulk 1900-1959)

Abraham Flexner Papers 1865-1989 (bulk 1900-1959)

Educational reformer and author. Correspondence, research files, speeches and writings, and miscellany pertaining to Flexner's work in medical education and administration of educational foundations.

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Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974

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Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, and activist. At the age of 25 in 1927, he went from obscurity as a U.S. Air Mail pilot to instantaneous world fame by winning the Orteig Prize for making a nonstop flight from New York City to Paris. Lindbergh covered the ​33 1⁄2-hour, 3,600-statute-mile (5,800 km) flight alone in a purpose-built, single-engine Ryan monoplane, the Spirit of St. Louis. While the first non-...

Sedgwick, Ellery, 1872-1960

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Flexner, Bernard, 1865-1945

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Bernard Flexner, a lawyer, philanthropist and Zionist leader, was an early supporter of the juvenile court movement. From 1917 he lived in New York, devoting himself to various Zionist movements and organizations to aid Palestine. From the guide to the Bernard Flexner Papers, 1882-1946, 1917-1943, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) Flexner, a lawyer, philanthropist and Zionist leader, was an early supporter of the juvenile court move...

Bluestone, E. Michael (Ephraim Michael), 1891-1979

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Director of Montefiore Hospital for Chronic Diseases, 1928-1951. From the description of Papers, 1928-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155482096 ...

Lowe, E.A. (Elias Avery), 1879-1969

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American palaeographer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (8) and autograph postcards signed (6) : Bad Nauheim, London, Key West, etc., to Miss Janet Murray in New York City, 1955 Feb. 6-1958 Jan. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591823 Epithet: palaeographer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x000288 Paleographer. From the description of E. A. Lowe coll...

Mellon, Paul

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McKittrick, Thomas H. (Thomas Harrington), 1889-1970

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Banker. Graduated from Harvard, 1911, and St. Louis University School of Law. Joined Lee, Higginson and Company after World War I. Partner in the London banking firm of Higginson & Company, Lee, Higginson's British affiliate (1924-1939). President, Bank for International Settlements, Basel, Switzerland (1940-1946); senior vice-president and director, Chase National Bank (1946-1954). See Who Was Who in America, v. 5. From the description of Thomas Harrington McKittrick papers, 192...

Cullen, Thomas Stephen, 1868-1953

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Getty, Robert J. (Robert John)

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Courant, Richard, 1888-1972

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Clark, Evans, 1888-1970

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Hyde, James H. (James Hazen), 1876-1959

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James Hazen Hyde (1876-1959) was a businessman, francophile, and expatriate. He graduated from Harvard in 1898. In 1899 he was left in charge of his father's (Henry Baldwin Hyde, 1834-1899) life insurance company, the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. In 1905 Hyde lost control of the company in a publicity scandal that resulted in an investigation of the insurance industry by the New York State. In late December 1905 Hyde sailed for Paris, where he lived until the Nazi occup...

Fosdick, Raymond B. (Raymond Blaine), 1883-1972

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Raymond B. Fosdick was an attorney, undersecretary-general of the League of Nations (1919-1920); Trustee of The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1921-1936) and The Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial (1921-1928); trustee (1923-1938) and president (1936-1938) of the International Education Board; trustee (1922-1948), president (1936-1948), and chairman (1932-1936) of The General Education Board; and trustee (1921-1948) and president (1936-1948) of the Rockefeller Foundation. ...

Dodds, Harold W. (Harold Willis), 1889-1980

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University president. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold W. Dodds : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309732973 From the description of Reminiscences of Harold W. Dodds : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419418 ...

Flexner, James Thomas, 1908-2003

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Author and historian. From the description of Mohawk baronet : Sir William Johnson of New York : typescript, 1959 / by James Thomas Flexner. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58664085 From the description of The traitor and the spy : Benedict Arnold and John André : typescript, 1953 / James Thomas Flexner. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58664088 James Thomas Flexner, b. 1908, Art historian of New York, N.Y. From the...

Learned, William S. (William Setchel), 1876-1950

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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...

Flexner, Eleanor, 1908-1995

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Women's historian and author, Flexner (Swarthmore College, A.B., 1930) was the author of American Playwrights, 1918-1938 (1938, 1966), Century of Struggle (1959, 1975), and Mary Wollstonecraft: a Biography (1972). She served as consultant to Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971) for which she wrote a dozen biographies. From the description of Papers, 1895?-1995 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006962 ...

Carnegie foundation for the advancement of teaching

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Cairns, Huntington, 1904-1985

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Mantoux, Paul, 1877-1956

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Gottmann, Jean

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University professor. From the description of Reminiscences of Jean Gottman: oral history, 1987. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309744714 Jean Iona Gottmann (1915-), a geographer from the University of Paris, conducted a study of the metropolitan regions along the eastern seaboard of the United States. The research was conducted at Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton University with funds provided by the Twentieth Cent...

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Welch, William Henry, 1850-1934

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Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system, particularly pneumonia From the guide to the Rufus Ivory Cole papers, ca. 1900-1966, 1900-1966, (American Philosophical Society) U.S. ph...

Flexner, Hortense, 1885-1973

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Flexner, a native of Louisville, became a noted poet in the 1910s. She was widely published in popular national magazines. Among her books were Clouds and Cobblestones, This Stubborn Root and Other Poems, North Window and Other Poems, and (children's literature) Chipper, The Wishing Window, and Puzzle Pond. Flexner married political cartoonist Wyncie King. From the description of Hortense Flexner : papers, circa 1860-1975 bulk 1914-1973. (University of Louisville). WorldCat record id...

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

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Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. Six weeks later the family moved to Munich, where he later on began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium. Later, they moved to Italy and Albert continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland and in 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics. In 1901, the year he gained his diploma, he acquired Swiss citizenship and, as he was...

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General Education Board (New York, N.Y.)

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The General Education Board was established in 1903 by John D. Rockefeller to aid education in the United States "without distinction of race, sex or creed." The program included grants for endowment and general budgetary support of colleges and universities, support for special programs, fellowships and scholarships assistanceto state school systems at all levels, and development of social and economic resources as a route to improved educaitonal systems. All major colleges and universities in ...

Markham, Violet R. (Violet Rosa)

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Ford foundation

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Philanthropic organization established in 1936 by Henry and Edsel Ford from profits of the Ford Motor Company. From the description of Grant files, [ca. 1936-1986]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155532303 ...

Rosenwald, Julius, 1862-1932

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Businessman and philanthropist. Born, Springfield, IL, 1862. President, Rosenwald and Weil, 1885-1906. Vice-president and treasurer, Sears, Roebuck and Company, 1910-1925; president and chairman of the board, 1925-1932. Founder, Julius Rosenwald Fund, 1917. Founder, Museum of Science and Industry, 1929. Trustee, University of Chicago, Tuskegee Institute, Rockefeller Foundation, Hull House, Art Institute of Chicago, and the Baron de Hirsch Fund. From the description of Papers, 1905-19...

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...

Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994

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Dean Rusk (1909-1994), U.S. Secretary of State, born in Cherokee County, Georgia. From the description of University of Georgia faculty papers, 1952, 1971-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477809 Dean Rusk was born in Cherokee County, Ga., on February 9, 1909. He attended Davidson College, graduating in 1931 as a Rhodes Scholar. He then attended St. John's College, Oxford. In 1946 he became assistant chief of the Division of International Security Affairs of the U.S. De...

Meritt, Benjamin Dean, 1899-1989

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The collection consists of Meritt's correspondence with his colleagues, research notes, manuscripts of papers, and material from lectures and conferences. The correspondence comprises the bulk of the collection, with significant amounts of correspondence with his closest colleague, Geoffrey Woodhead (0.5 linear ft.) and collaborators West, Wade-Gery, and McGregor. From the guide to the Benjamin Dean Meritt papers, ca. 1935-1989 American Council of Learned Societies American Philosoph...

Buttrick, Wallace, 1853-1926

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Wallace Buttrick was a Baptist minister who served as secretary (1920-1917), president (1917-1923), and chairman (1923-1926) of the General Education Board, and as a trustee of the Rockefeller Foundation (1917-1926). From the description of Papers, 1888-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122536639 ...

Boyd, W. R. (William Robert), 1864-1950

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Pritchett, Henry S. (Henry Smith), 1857-1939

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Astronomer, superintendent of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, and president of Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From the description of Henry S. Pritchett papers, 1876-1967 (bulk 1900-1939). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061298 Biographical Note 1857, Apr. 16 Born, Fayette, Mo. 1875 A.B.,...

Haskins, Caryl P. (Caryl Parker), 1908-2001

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Educator, scientist. From the description of Reminiscences of Caryl Parker Haskins : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513332 ...

Bosworth, Welles, 1869-1966

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Flexner, Anne Crawford, 1874-1955

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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 ...

Weyl, Hermann, 1885-1955

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United States. Light-House Board

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The United States Light-House Board* was originally known as the United States Light-House Establishment, a body created in 1789 to manage the twelve colonial lighthouses that were then in existence along the eastern seaboard, as well as to oversee construction of new structures. The first half of the nineteenth century was a particularly prolific period in the construction of new lighthouses -- forty were built in the period from 1789 to 1820, and another three hund...

Flexner, Jean Atherton

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Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison), 1874-1960

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Epithet: philanthropist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x000032 Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system,...

Rosenwald, Lessing J. Lessing Julius 1891-1979

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Collector, patron. From the description of Lessing J. Rosenwald interview, 1970 Aug. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80812816 Background: Rosenwald acquired photographs of each woodcut in 21 copies of the Strassburg 1496 Terence (Goff T-94), compared them, and documented the variants. His article analysing the production of Grüninger's Terence was never completed. Rosenwald sought the advice of Rudolf Hirsch, whose three pages of comments accompany the material. ...