Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop Papers 1699-1989 (bulk 1937-1989)

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Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop Papers 1699-1989 (bulk 1937-1989)

Authors and journalists. Correspondence, writings, interviews, notes, subject files, office files, financial papers, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Joseph Alsop's family and personal life; acquaintance with prominent politicians, public figures, writers, and scholars; work as a journalist; World War II experiences in China; and research and writing as an art historian. Includes material relating to Joseph and Stewart Alsop's business partnership in the “Matter of Fact” column, Joseph Alsop's memoirs, Stewart Alsop's travels, and the Alsop family.

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McNamara, Robert S., 1916-2009

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U.S. secretary of defense, president of World Bank, and corporate executive. Full name: Robert Strange McNamara. From the description of Robert S. McNamara papers, 1934-2009 (bulk 1968-2005). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132706 Robert Strange McNamara (b. 1916) was a business executive and Secretary of Defense during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. During World War II he worked on the deployment of the B-29 bomber, and served in the Army Air Forces in India, Chi...

Bundy, William P., 1917-2000

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Bundy served in the United States Army from 1941 to 1946. During World War II he commanded a Signal Corps unit that worked with the British on the ULTRA operation to break the German codes. For ten years Bundy worked for the Central Intelligence Agency before joining the Kennedy administration as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, International Security Affairs, from 1961 to 1963 and Assistant Secretary of Defense, International Security Affairs, from November 1963 to 1964. He served as Assi...

Moyers, Bill D.

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Alsop, Susan Mary.

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Blegen, Carl W. (Carl William), 1887-1971

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Carl William Blegen, an archaeologist and educator, was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on January 27, 1887. Blegen earned bachelor's degrees from three institutions: Augsburg Seminary, the University of Minnesota, and Yale University. He attended two years of graduate school at Yale before going to Greece in 1910 as a student at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. He conducted his first major excavation at Korakou during the years 1915 and 1916, and completed his doc...

Benton, William, 1900-1973

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

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...

Smith, Willis, 1887-1953

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Lawyer and U.S. Senator, 1950-1953, from Raleigh (Wake Co.), N.C. From the description of Papers, 1919-1954 and undated. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20315185 ...

Mommessin, Ruth C.

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Whitehouse, Charles

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Tugwell, Rexford G. (Rexford Guy), 1891-1979

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Economist. From the description of Reminiscences of Rexford Guy Tugwell: oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527904 From 1934 to 1937 Tugwell was under secretary of agriculture. From the description of Rexford Guy Tugwell [sound recording] : an oral history / interviewed by Charles O. Jackson, June 7, 1968. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 49322584 Rexford G. Tugwell (1891-1979) was...

Johnson, Louis Arthur, 1891-1966

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Louis Arthur Johnson (January 10, 1891 – April 24, 1966) was an American politician and attorney who served as the second United States Secretary of Defense from 1949 to 1950. He was the Assistant Secretary of War from 1937 to 1940 and the 15th national commander of the American Legion from 1932 to 1933. Born in Roanoke, Virginia, Johnson earned a law degree from the University of Virginia. After graduation he practiced law in Clarksburg, West Virginia; his firm, Steptoe and Johnson, eventual...

Barley, Rex

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Guffey, Joseph F., 1870-1959

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Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980

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Journalist. From the description of Alice Roosevelt Longworth papers, 1888-1942 (bulk 1899-1936). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981212 Alice Lee (Roosevelt) Longworth was the daughter of American president Theodore Roosevelt and Alice Hathaway (Lee) Roosevelt. From the description of Family papers, 1878-1918. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612708967 Daughter of Theodore Roosevelt; interviewee married Nicholas Longworth. From the...

Satter, David

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Lucas, Margaret E.

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

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

Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967

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

Kintner, Robert E. (Robert Edmonds), 1909-1980

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Shaplen, Robert, 1917-1988

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Sullivan, William C.

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Biographical/Historical Note Special agent, United States Federal Bureau of Investigation. From the guide to the William C. Sullivan typescript : Marxism-Leninism (Communism), 1949, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...

Cornish, George Anthony, 1901-

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Managing Editor, New York Herald Tribune. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to "Whom it may concern", 1947 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775801083 ...

Berle, Adolf A., Jr., 1895-1971

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George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) Adolf Augustus Berle (1895-1971) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the second of four children of Dr. Adolf Augustus and Mary Augusta (Wright) Berle. He graduated from Harvard College in 1913, after majoring in history, and received his M.A, degree the following year. In 1916 at...

Jensen, Arthur Robert

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Arthur Jensen was born August 24, 1923 in San Diego, CA and passed away at 89 years old on October 22, 2012. Jensen received a B.A. in psychology from the University of California, Berkley in 1945 and went on to obtain his M.A. in psychology in 1952 from San Diego State College. Jensen earned his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Columbia University in 1956 under the supervision of Percival Symonds who was known for the scientific study of personality. Jensen was a major proponent of the heredit...

Alsop, Joseph W. (Joseph Wright), 1876-1953

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Biographical Note Joseph Alsop 1910, Oct. 11 Born, Avon, Conn. 1928 Graduated, Groton School, Groton, Mass. 1932 A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. ...

Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971

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U.S. secretary of state; b. Dean Gooderham Acheson. From the description of Papers, 1931-1971. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70939613 Dean Acheson was born in Middletown, Connecticut, on April 11, 1893. After being educated at Yale University (1912-1915) and Harvard Law School (1915-18) he became private secretary to the Supreme Court Justice, Louis Brandeis from 1919 to 1921. A supporter of the Democratic Party, Acheson worked for a law firm in Washington, D...

Goodwin, Richard N.

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Richard Naradhoff Goodwin (b. 1931) graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University in 1953. He went on to study law at Harvard University, graduated summa cum laude in 1958 and joined the Massachusetts State bar the same year. After clerking for Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter in 1958, Goodwin came to Senator John F. Kennedy's attention in 1959 while working as special counsel to the Legislative Oversight Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives. Goodwin joined Kennedy's speech...

Moley, Raymond, 1886-

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Falconer, Charles

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Wechsler, James A. (James Arthur), 1915-1983

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Newspaper editor. From the description of Reminiscences of James Arthur Wechsler : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481245 ...

Just, Ward S.

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Author Ward Just was born in Indiana, the son and grandson of newspaper publishers. He worked as a reporter in Chicago, New York, and Washington, D.C., including stints at Newsweek and the Washington Post. While covering the Vietnam War for the Post he was seriously wounded, and received a sabbatical to write of his experiences. He gradually made the transition from journalism to fiction, and has produced an impressive string of realistic, detailed, well-observed novels about American politics a...

Morgenthau, Henry, 1891-1967

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Epithet: US banker and diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x000351 Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (1891-1967), neighbor and life-long friend of Franklin D. Roosevelt, served under Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt as Conservation Commissioner of the State of New York from 1929 to 1933. He was also Chairman of the Advisory Commission on Agriculture, and member of the Taconic State Park Commission. Under Pres...

Bruce, David K. E., 1898-1977

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Diplomat, U.S. Army officer. From the description of Papers : of David Kirkpatrick Este Bruce, 1918-1971. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 29489768 David K. E. Bruce was born in Baltimore, Maryland on February 12, 1898. During the Truman Administration, he served as Assistant Secretary of Commerce, 1947 to 1948; Chief of the Economic Cooperation Administration to France, May 1948 to 1949; United States Ambassador to France, 1949 to 1952; and Under S...

Harrison, George Leslie, 1887-1958

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Lawyer, financial expers. Harrison was legal secretary to Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1913-1914; Assistant General Counsel, and the Counsel, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., 1914-1920; Counsel and Deputy Governor, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 1920-1928; Governor and President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 1928-1941; President, New York Life Insurance Company, 1941-1948; and Chairman of the Board, New York Life Insurance Company, 1948-1953. His career ...

Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961

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Benjamin Sumner Welles (1892-1961) graduated from Harvard University in 1914 and began his diplomatic career in 1915 as Secretary of the United States Embassy in Tokyo. From 1917 to 1919 he served in a similar post in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was Assistant Chief of the Latin American Affairs Division of the Department of State from 1920 to 1921, and Chief of the Division from 1921 to 1922. From 1922 to 1925, he was Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary to the Dominican Republic, an...

Dow, Sterling, 1903-1995

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Sterling Dow was born on November 19, 1903 in Portland, Maine, son of Sterling Tucker Dow (a railroad executive) and Alice Gertrude Verrill Dow. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy then entered Harvard University where he received an AB in 1925, AM in 1928, and a Ph.D. in 1936. He spent 1925-1926 at Trinity College, Cambridge studying history, then returned to Harvard to work and study with historian W. S. Ferguson. In 1931 he married Elizabeth Sanderson Flagg Dow (1905-1990) and th...

Kennedy family.

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Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965

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Baruch, a financier and public adviser, was a millionaire by the age of thirty thanks to his investments in the stock market. He put his wealth to use in politics and public affairs and became an adviser to Woodrow Wilson, who appointed him chairman of the War Industries Board and a member of the president's war council. After World War I, he took part in the postwar peace conference and later became an adviser to President Roosevelt on defense matters and industrial preparedness for war. After ...