Archibald MacLeish Papers 1907-1981 (bulk 1925-1970)

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Archibald MacLeish Papers 1907-1981 (bulk 1925-1970)

Poet, playwright, government official, and Librarian of Congress. Papers include correspondence reflecting MacLeish's relations with friends, literary colleagues, and government associates; notebooks (1919-1940s) containing drafts of poetry and prose; manuscript drafts of plays, speeches and radio broadcasts, and speeches written for Franklin D. Roosevelt, Edward R. Stettinius, and Harry S. Truman; and notes and manuscripts for classroom lectures on modern poetry given by MacLeish at Harvard University (1949-1962).

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Boyd, Julian P. (Julian Parks), 1903-1980

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Librarian, Princeton University. From the description of Correspondence : to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1942-1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122619632 Boyd was Princeton University Librarian, 1940-1952, and a professor of history, and he began the Papers of Thomas Jefferson publishing project. From the description of Julian P. Boyd papers, 1935-1980. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 86126836 ...

Hopkins, Harry L. (Harry Lloyd), 1890-1946

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Harry Lloyd Hopkins (1890-1946) was born in Sioux City, Iowa. After graduation from Grinnell College in 1912, he became a social worker in New York City with the Christadora Settlement House and the Association for Improving the Conditions of the Poor (AICP). He was Executive Secretary of the New York Board of Child Welfare from 1915 to 1917 and worked for the American Red Cross in New Orleans and Atlanta from 1917 to 1921, when he rejoined the AICP in New York as Assistant Director. He headed t...

MacLeish, Kenneth, 1894-1918

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Canfield, Cass, 1897-1986

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Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955

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American playwright. From the description of Letter, Surrey, England, to Malcolm Wells, New York City [manuscript], 1948 August 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817235 Sherwood was a noted American dramatist. He was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., graduated from Harvard in 1918, and served in World War I. He wrote for Vanity Fair and Life magazines, serving as editor of the latter from 1924 to 1928. His first play, written in 1927, was an immediate success. H...

Warburg, James P. (James Paul), 1896-1969

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American banker. From the description of Renascent Nazi propaganda in Switzerland : the myth of Sidney Warburg : typescript, 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122388271 Banker. From the description of Reminiscences of James Paul Warburg : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309728199 Biographical/Historical Note American banker. From th...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Colum, Mary.

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Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999

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Translator, anthologist, author, and radio and TV entertainer. Full name Clifton Paul Fadiman. From the description of Papers of Clifton Fadiman, 1952-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068775 Author, literary critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Clifton Fadiman : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122411663 Writer, editor. Fadiman worked on many projects for the...

Lee, Muna, 1895? -1965

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Walker, Charles R. (Charles Rumford), 1893-1974

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Walker was born in Concord, New Hampshire in 1893 and served in World War I. His career included stints as assistant and associate editor of the Atlantic Monthly (1922-1923), the Independent (1924-1925), and The Bookman (1928-1929) and as research director for a number of organizations. His own writings were concerned with various aspects of automation and industrial history. He also translated a number of Sophocles' dramas and authored novels and other books, including American Cit...

Morgenthau, Henry, 1856-1946

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Henry Morgenthau (b. April 26, 1856, Mannheim, German Confederation–d. November 25, 1946, New York City, NY) was born to wealthy parents in Mannheim German where his father had successful cigar factory in German. The family emigrated to the US in 1866. Morgenthau attended City College of New York and Columbia Law School. In the 1910s he became invovled in the Democratic party and donated handsomely to Woodrow Wilson's election campaign in 1912. He was appointed ambassador to Ottoman Empire (1913...

Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977

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Author, editor, and journalist. From the description of Papers of Bruce Bliven, 1953-1968. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148793561 Editor of the New Republic, writer, and lecturer. From the description of Bruce Bliven papers, 1906-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122571477 Editor of the New Republic, writer, and lecturer. Bliven, born 27 July 1889, received his b.a. in English from Stanford University in 1911. He died 6 May 1977...

Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972

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Padraic Colum was a noted playwright, essayist, novelist, poet, and author of books for children. Born on December 8, 1881, in Longford, Ireland, Colum came to the United States in 1914 and died on January 12, 1972, in Enfield, Connecticut. Though Colum worked briefly for a railroad, he became a full-time writer in Dublin, Ireland, in 1901. He was a founder of the Irish National Theatre (later known as the Abbey Theatre), and co-founder and editor for a time of the Irish Review. From...

Macleish, Archibald

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Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982) was an American poet. Kaiser is a professor of comparative literature at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Walter Jacob Kaiser, 1955-1957 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367921 MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard (1949-1962). From the description of Scratch : manu...

Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967

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Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) was an American author, editor and poet. He won three Pulitzer prizes, two for his poetry and the third for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. From the guide to the Carl Sandburg Collection, 1924-1954, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) American poet, novelist and historian, Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for Abraham Lincoln: the War Years and the other for The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg ...

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...