Harold J. Laski collection
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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935
Social reformer; founder of Hull House settlement, Chicago. From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Louis J. Keller, Chicago, 1912 May 13. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496308 From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Paul M. Angle, Springfield, Ill., 1932 June 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496294 Founder of Hull House in Chicago. From the description of Cor...
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981
Roger Nash Baldwin (January 21, 1884 – August 26, 1981) was one of the founders of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). He served as executive director of the ACLU until 1950. Many of the ACLU's original landmark cases took place under his direction, including the Scopes Trial, the Sacco and Vanzetti murder trial, and its challenge to the ban on James Joyce's Ulysses. Baldwin was a well-known pacifist and author. Baldwin was born in Wellesley, Massachusetts, the son of Lucy Cushing (...
Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971
Hugo LaFayette Black (1886-1971) was a judge for the Supreme Court of the United States. He was nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on August 12, 1937; confirmed by the Senate on August 17, 1937; and received his commission on August 18, 1937. He assumed senior status on September 17, 1971, but his service was terminated soon thereafter, with his death on September 25, 1971. ...
Pound, Nathan Roscoe, 1870-1964
Nathan Roscoe Pound (October 27, 1870 – June 30, 1964) was an American legal scholar and educator. He served as Dean of the University of Nebraska College of Law from 1903 to 1911 and Dean of Harvard Law School from 1916 to 1936. He was a member of the faculty at UCLA School of Law in the school's early years, from 1949 to 1952. The Journal of Legal Studies has identified Pound as one of the most cited legal scholars of the 20th century. ...
Chafee, Zechariah, 1885-1957
Chafee was born in Providence, Rhode Island, and graduated from Brown University, where he was a member of Alpha Delta Phi, in 1907. Later, he received a law degree from Harvard University, completing his LL.B. in 1913. He was influenced by the theories of sociological Jurisprudence presented by Roscoe Pound and others at Harvard. He met Harold J. Laski, a political scientist and later a leader of the United Kingdom's Labour Party, who became a lifelong friend, there. He practiced at the law fir...
Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968
Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1878. Sinclair was an American author, novelist, journalist, and political activist who wrote many books in several genres. He is most well-known for his exposé, The Jungle regarding conditions in Chicago's meat packing plants, which influenced the passage of the Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906. Much of Sinclair's writing was related to the economic and social conditions of the early twentieth century. He was heavily in...
McIlwain, Charles Howard, 1871-1968
McIlwain graduated from Harvard in 1903 and taught history and government at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Charles Howard McIlwain, ca. 1900. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973109 ...
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...
Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928
Edmund Gosse, a well known man of letters, librarian to the House of Lords (1904-1914), and author of the autobiography, Father and Son (1907), was a pioneering translator of Ibsen and author of numerous volumes of poetry, criticism and biography. Charles Edmund Merrill was an active member of the Grolier Club from 1910 until his death in 1942. From the description of Letters : to Charles E. Merrill, 1910-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122577035 English poet and man of...
Follett, Mary Parker, 1868-1933
Follett was a writer and lecturer in political science, group psychology, and industrial management. From the description of Essays, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007292 ...
Baldwin, Stanley Baldwin, Earl, 1867-1947
Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947) was born on 3 August 1867 in Lower Park, Bewdley, the son of industrialist Alfred Baldwin. He was educated at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge, before joining the family iron and steel business. He was elected a Conservative M.P. in 1906, and in December 1916 became Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Andrew Bonar Law. Thereafter, Baldwin served in David Lloyd George's government as Junior Lord of the Treasury, Financial Secretary ...
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
English novelist. From the description of [Letter and photographs] / Thomas Hardy. [between 1891 and 1920?] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231686025 English poet and novelist. From the description of Letter, [1912 Apr. 23?], Max Gate, Dorchester [Dorsetshire, England], to [Edward] Clodd, [n.p.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364250 Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) was an English author. From the description of Tribute to Thoma...
Macmillan, Harold, 1894-1986
Biographical/Historical Note Prime minister of Great Britain, 1957-1963. From the guide to the Harold Macmillan speech, 1960, (Hoover Institution Archives) Prime minister of Great Britain, 1957-1963. From the description of Harold Macmillan speech, 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869741 Publisher and later British Prime Minister. From the description of Letter : London, to Ralph Ho...
Asquith, Margot, 1864-1945
British author. From the guide to the Margot Asquith autograph and photograph, 1926, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) 1894 married Herbert Asquith. Epithet: née Tennant, political hostess and diarist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000350.0x00008d ...
Cardozo, Benjamin N. (Benjamin Nathan), 1870-1938
U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Benjamin Cardozo letters, 1933-1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 502414571 From the description of Benjamin Cardozo letter, 1932 Jan. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 428736948 From the description of Benjamin Cardozo letter, 1931 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 428737456 United States Supreme Court Justice & Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals. From the description of B...
Thomas, Albert, 1878-1932
Lee was a native of Auburn, Ala., and attended Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University), 1901-1906. He earned the BS, MS, and ME degrees, then served on the API faculty of Mechanical Engineering until he retired in 1956. Between 1906 and 1918, Lee served as API bandmaster. From the description of Papers, 1893-1946. (Auburn University). WorldCat record id: 42845772 Dès 1904, Albert Thomas (1878-1932) milita au parti socialiste unifié. Il fut député d...
Leacock, Stephen, 1869-1944
Canadian poet, humorist, essayist, teacher and historian, Leacock was born at Wanmore, England, December 30, 1869; died at Toronto March 28, 1944. Among his many books are College Days (1923). From the description of Bell collection of Leacock papers 1913-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225405530 Canadian writer and economist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Montreal, to Mr. Glass, 1919 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 593956216 ...
Huysmans, Camille, 1871-1968
Croly, Herbert David, 1869-1930
Croly was an American writer, the editor of the Agricultural Record, and the first editor of the New Republic in 1914. He remained editor at the New Republic until his death in 1930. From the description of Reviews of his books : clippings, 1909-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612753166 Founder and editor of the NEW REPUBLIC. From the description of Letters to Charlotte Rudyard, 1914 May 13-Dec. 26. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 3...
Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946
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...
Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922
James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce, was a British writer, historian and statesman. Born in Belfast, he was educated at Glasgow University and later Oxford, he practiced law briefly, but returned to Oxford as a professor of civil law. He served in Parliament for many years, and held several government positions, including Ambassador to the United States. A renowned historian, he was also a productive writer of travel books, law tracts, and political theory. Universally admired and liked, an obituary...
Lowell, A. Lawrence (Abbott Lawrence), 1856-1943
Nicola Sacco (1891-1927) and Bartolomeo Vanzetti (1888-1927) were Italian immigrants who were tried and executed for robbery and murder of payroll guards Frederick Albert Parmenter and Alessandro Berardelli. The case of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Sacco and Vanzetti quickly became one of America's most complicated and notorious political trials. They were found guilty on July 14, 1921, but the legal struggle to save them extended until 1927. By April 9, 1927, all appeals in the Massachu...
Scott, Charles Prestwich, 1846-1932
Dewey, John, 1859-1952
John Dewey was born on October 20, 1859 in Burlington, Vermont and graduated in 1879 from The University of Vermont. After graduation Dewey taught high school and published in the Journal of Speculative Philosophy. In 1884 Dewey resumed his studies and earned a Ph. D. from John Hopkins University. Although he taught and remained primarily at Columbia University, he also taught or lectured at the University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of California, Imp...
Becker, Carl L. (Carl Lotus), 1873-1945
Historian; professor of history, Cornell University. From the description of Carl Becker papers, 1898-1956. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64073315 ...
Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), 1856-1925
English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dutchingham, to his brother Alfred, [no year] Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270499264 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W.E. Henley, 1888 June 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270501948 From the description of Portion of autograph letter signed : to an unidentified recipient, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270511140 From the description of H. RI...
Coolidge, Archibald Cary, 1866-1928
Archibald Cary Coolidge (1866-1928) was an American educator. He was a Professor of History at Harvard College and the first Director of the Harvard University Library from 1910 until his death. Coolidge was also a scholar in international affairs. Elizabeth Bateman Partington was the wife of Frederick Eugene Partington (Brown '79) and was Coolidge's grandmother. From the description of Archibald Cary Coolidge letters to Elizabeth Bateman Partington, 1885-1924. (Harvard University). ...
Kantorowicz, Hermann, 1877-1940
Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960
Epithet: Professor of International Law Harvard University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001137.0x000133 Law professor, judge, international mediator, legal scholar. Prof., U. of Mo. Law School, 1910-1919, Harvard L.S., 1919-1954. Attached to American Comm. to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1918-1919. Member, legal section of League of Nations Secretariat, 1922-1933. Appointed member, Permanent Court of Arbitration,...
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
Russell was an English logician and philosopher. Marsh edited Russell's Logic and knowledge: essays 1901-1950 and wrote about Russell. From the guide to the Letters to Robert C. (Robert Charles) Marsh, 1950-1959., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Russell, British philosopher and mathematician and the 3rd Earl Russell. From the description of [Letter, 19]44 Dec. 8, Trinity College, Cambridge [to] Dear Sir / Bertrand Russell. (Smith C...
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967
Siegfried Sassoon was a British novelist, poet, and biographer. From the description of Siegfried Sassoon collection of papers, -1975 bulk (1915-1951). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122533686 From the guide to the Siegfried Sassoon collection of papers, 1905]-1975, 1915-1951, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Siegfried Sassoon was an English writer, best remembered for the...
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965
Felix Frankfurter (November 15, 1882 – February 22, 1965) was an American lawyer, professor, and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Frankfurter served on the Supreme Court from 1939 to 1962 and was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the Court. Frankfurter was born in Vienna, Austria, and immigrated to New York City at the age of 12. After graduating from Harvard Law School, Frankfurter worked for Secretary of War Henry ...
Norton, Grace, 1834-1926
Grace Norton (1834-1926) was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the daughter of Andrew Norton and Catherine Eliot Norton, and the sister of American author and Harvard professor, Charles Eliot Norton. She was privately educated in Cambridge, and developed a great love for the literature of France, especially that of the French essayist, Montaigne. Norton became a Montaigne expert, translating, writing, and lecturing on his works, as well as those of other French authors. Many of her articles appe...
Hall, H. Duncan (Hessel Duncan), 1891-
Epithet: of the League of Nations Secretariate Geneva British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001137.0x00024f Hessel Duncan Hall was born in 1891 at Emu Plains, NSW. He was Professor in International Relations at the University of Syracuse, USA from 1926 to 1927 and in 1927 organised the first inter-university Assembly of the League of Nations in the USA. He was a member of the League of Nations Secretariat from 1927 t...
Lowes, John Livingston, 1867-1945
Lowes was an American scholar of English literature, especially the poetry of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. At the time of these letters he was professor at Harvard University. Grace Hazard Conkling was a professor of English at Smith College (1914-1947) and the author of many books of poetry. From the description of [Letters to Mrs. Conkling, 1920-1922] / John L. Lowes. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 259487545 Lowes received a doctorate from Harvard in 1903 and taught Engl...
Kelsen, Hans, 1881-1973
Cohen, Morris Raphael, 1880-1947
Philosopher. Graduated from the College of the City of New York, 1900. Ph. D., Harvard, 1906. Instructor in mathematics at the City College of New York, then taught in its Department of Philosophy, 1912-1938. Professor of philosophy, University of Chicago, 1938-1942. From the description of Papers, 1898-1981. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52248106 Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Morris R. Cohen and his wife, Mary Cohen. From the descri...
Bridges, Robert, 1844-1930
Bridges was an English poet. From the description of Robert Bridges letter : to E.B.H., 1905 June 3. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936785 Robert Seymour Bridges, English poet. He held the title of Poet Laureate from 1913, upon the refusal of Rudyard Kipling. From the description of Robert Seymour Bridges manuscript material : 2 items, 1897 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76944649 From the guide to the Robert Seymour B...
Koo, V. K. Wellington, 1888-1985
Laski, Harold Joseph, 1893-1950
Political scientist and educator. From the description of Letter of Harold Joseph Laski, 1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014835 Harold J. Laski was a political scientist and socialist, born in Manchester England. He studied at Oxford, and lectured at US universities before joining the London School of Economics (1920). He was chairman of the Labour Party (1945-6). His political philosophy was Marxism. His books, included Authority in the Modern State (1919), A Grammar...
Caillaux, Joseph, 1863-1944
Masaryk, Jan, 1886-1948
Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941
Louis Brandeis (b. November 13, 1856, Louisville, Kentucky – d. October 5, 1941, Washington D.C.) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from 1916 until 1939. Brandeis was the Court’s 67th justice and its first Jewish-American justice. He was the son of immigrants from Bohemia, who came to Kentucky from Prague, then part of the Austrian Empire. He received his LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1877, and before becoming a judge, served as a lawyer at Warren & B...
Lange, Christian L. (Christian Lous), 1869-1938
Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize laureate, 1921; secretary-general, Inter-parliamentary Union, 1909-1933; member, Norwegian delegation to League of Nations, 1920-1938. From the description of Copy of report dated March 28, 1919, made to the Acting Director of the Division of Intercourse and Education : typescript, 1919 May 19 / by Christian L. Lange, special correspondent of the Division at Christiana, Norway. 1919. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 15359012 ...
Reed, Stanley Forman, 1884-1980
Supreme Court justice. From the description of Reminiscences of Stanley Forman Reed, Harold Leventhal and John Sapienza : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309723466 Reed began law practice in Maysville, Kentucky (1910), served as general counsel of the Federal Farm Board (1929-1932) and Reconstruction Finance Corporation (1932-1938), and as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1938-1957). From the desc...