Correspondence, 1939-1965.

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Correspondence, 1939-1965.

Correspondence, 1939-1965.

This collection consists of letters from well-known people that were culled from other collections and placed here. The correspondence covers 1939-1965.

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Smith, Margaret Chase, 1897-1995

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Margaret Chase Smith was born in Skowhegan, Maine, on December 14, 1897. Her entry into politics came through the career of Clyde Smith, the man she married in 1930. Clyde was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1936. Margaret served as his secretary. When Clyde died in 1940, she succeeded her husband. After four terms in the House, she won election to the United States Senate in 1948. In so doing, she became the first woman elected to both houses of Congress. Senator Smi...

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady throughout her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office (1933-1945). She was an American politician, diplomat, and activist who later served as a United Nations spokeswoman. A shy, awkward child, starved for recognition and love, Eleanor Roosevelt grew into a woman with great sensitivity to the underprivileged of all creeds, races, and nations. Her constant work to improve their lot made her one of the most loved–...

Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971

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Thomas Edmund Dewey (March 24, 1902 – March 16, 1971) was an American lawyer, prosecutor, and politician. Raised in Owosso, Michigan, Dewey was a member of the Republican Party. He served as the 47th governor of New York from 1943 to 1954. In 1944, he was the Republican Party's nominee for president, but lost the election to incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt in the closest of Roosevelt's four presidential elections. He was again the Republican presidential nominee in 1948, but lost to President Ha...

Joy, Charles R. (Charles Rhind), 1885-1978

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Charles Rhind Joy (1885-1978): Unitarian minister. Educated at Harvard: A.B., 1908; S.T.B., 1911. Minister in Portland, Me. (1911-1917); Pittsfield, Mass. (1919-1922); Dedham, Mass. (1922-1927); Lowell, Mass. (1927-1929). Administrative vice president, American Unitarian Association (1930-1937); with Unitarian Service Committee (1940-1946), Save the Children Federation (1947-1950) and CARE (1950-1956). Author of many books for adults and children. From the description of Papers, 1909...

Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963

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Herbert H. Lehman, American politician. He served as Governor of the State of New York from 1933 to 1942, and represented New York in the United States Senate from 1950 to 1957. From the description of Herbert H. Lehman manuscript material : 3 items, 1934-1935 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 708247459 Lehman was Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1928-1932; Governor of New York, 1933-1942; Director General of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administ...

Herter, Christian, 1840-1883

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Long, Breckinridge, 1881-1958

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Lawyer, diplomat, and author. From the description of Breckinridge Long papers, 1486-1948 (bulk 1910-1948). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449352 Biographical Note 1881, May 16 Born, St. Louis, Mo. 1904 A.B., Princeton University, Princeton, N.J. ...

Benes, Edward.

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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

Haspl, Karel.

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Bucke, Emory Stevens.

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Carleton B. Fisher Bean

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Burton, Harold H. (Harold Hitz), 1888-1964

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Lawyer, mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. senator from Ohio, and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Harold H. Burton papers, 1792-1965 (bulk 1935-1964). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980010 Lawyer, World War I soldier, law professor, Ohio state congressman, law director of Cleveland, Acting City Manager, Acting Mayor, Mayor, U.S. Senator from Ohio and Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Papers, 19...

Brooks, Howard

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Joy, Charles

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Mann, Thomas

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Walsh, David

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Philip Murray

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Harris, Isabel

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Bragg, Raymond B. (Raymond Bennett), 1902-1979

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Raymond Bragg (1902-1979) was born in Massachusetts and attended Bates College and Brown University . In 1927, he earned a B.A. in philosophy from the University of Chicago and a B.D. from Meadville Theological School and was ordained at the Unitarian Church of All Souls in Evanston, Illinois where he was pastor until 1930. From 1930-1935 he served as the Secretary of the Western Unitarian Conference . During these years he was also the editor of The New Humanist, and was one of the signers of t...

Paassen, Pierce

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Fisher, Carlton

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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

O'Dwyer, William

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Compton, Karl.

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Dexter, Robert

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Cabot, Henry B. (Henry Bromfield), 1894-

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William Emerson

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Hoover, John Edgar

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Epithet: Director of Federal Bureau of Investigation British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x0002b6 ...

Murray, Irving R.

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Eliot, Frederick May, 1889-1958

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Frederick May Eliot (1889-1958) was born in Boston and graduated Harvard College with an AB in 1911 and an AM in 1912. He was a Harvard College instructor of government in 1912-1913 and attended Harvard Divinity School from 1912 to 1915. He was ordained to the Unitarian ministry in 1915 at the First Parish in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and also served at the Unity Church in St. Paul, Minnesota. He served as president of the Young People's Religious Union from 1916 to 1918 and served as an army ch...

Buck, Pearl.

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Tolstoy, Alexandra

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Saltonstall, Leverett, 1892-1979

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Saltonstall (1892-1979) graduated from Harvard in 1914, and served as Overseer of Harvard. From the description of Papers of Leverett Saltonstall, 1935?-1979? (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973170 American senator from Massachusetts. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Washington, to F.B. Adams, Jr., Director of the Morgan Library, 1964 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635374 Governor, senator. ...

Field, Marshall, 1834-1906

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Businessman. From the description of Marshall Field correspondence, 1891-1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450239 American merchant. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, to Mr. Schell at Harper & Brothers, 1890 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517828 ...

Alvarez del Vayo, Julio.

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Alexis O. Hay

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Upham, J. H. J.

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Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932-2009

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Edward Moore Kennedy (b. Feb. 22, 1932, Boston, Mass.-d. Aug. 25, 2009), graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in government in 1956, and received his LL.B. from the University of Virginia in 1959. He served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was elected democratic senator from Massachusetts in 1962, served until his death in August 2009. He was the Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County from 1961 to 1962, and sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1980....

Emerson, William, 1701-1782

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Martha H. Fletcher

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Sharp, Waitstill, 1902-1984

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Brazelton, T. Berry, 1918-

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T. Berry Brazelton, 1918-, AB, 1940, Princeton University; MD, 1943, Columbia University, was Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and at Children's Hospital in Boston, Mass. Brazelton established the Child Development Center, a pediatric training and research center, at Children's Hospital in 1972. He published the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale, commonly known as "the Brazelton", in 1973 as an evaluation tool to assess the physical and neurological responses of newb...

Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971

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Ralph Bunche was Secretary of United Nations. From the description of Letter (typewritten) to Abraham Stavsky, 1967, February 28. (Regent University). WorldCat record id: 49291995 Ralph Johnson Bunche b 1904; educated at University of California, Los Angeles (AB), Harvard University (AM, PhD); Chairman, Dept of Political Science, Howard University, Washington DC, 1928-1950; Director, Trusteeship Department, Unted Nations, 1946-1954; acting UN Mediator on Palestine, 1948-1949...

Sharp Cogan, Martha, 1905-1999

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Biddle, Francis, 1886-1968

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Francis Beverley Biddle (1886-1968) was a graduate of Groton and Harvard. After Harvard Law School he served for one year as secretary to Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. A practicing attorney in Philadelphia for twenty-five years, Biddle was named the first chairman of the National Labor Relations Board in 1934, filling the post for one year. In 1939, Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed him judge of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. In 1940, he was appointed Solicitor General of the U...

Unitarian Service Committee

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The Unitarian Service Committee (USC) was formed as a standing committee of the American Unitarian Association in May 1940. Its purpose was to investigate opportunities in America and abroad for humanitarian service. During and after World War II, the Unitarian Service Committee aided hundreds of displaced persons in occupied countries, allowing many of them to find passage to the United States. The present-day Unitarian Universalist Service Committee continues to endeavor to advance human right...

Lodge, Henry Cabot

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Merrill E. Bush

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Mr. Leiper

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Toscanini, Walter.

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Green, William

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Benedict, Ruth

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Sherman, General

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Adamic, Louis.

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Wagner, Robert

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Dulles, Allen

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Duff, James

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Marshall, George M.

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Murray, Irving

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Sikorski

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Cahill, Edward

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Marshall, Lee

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Morganthau, Henry, Jr.

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Kohn, Erwin

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Bostrom, W.

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Kennedy, John F.

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Wilbur Van Zile was born August 24, 1904 in New Jersey and at an early age he traveled with his family across the United States, settling in California. Mr. Van Zile always had an interest in short wave radio and dentistry, keeping an active on-the-air radio status and updated licenses; and excelling in dentistry while improving methods for maxillofacial surgery. After earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) in 1928 and completing his undergraduate work from the Unive...

Johnson, Willard

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Mathieson, F. O.

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Silver, Ali

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Edward A. Cahill

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Hughes, John C. (John Calvin), 1953-

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Sargent, Porter

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Boie, Mildred

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Stimpson, Henry O.

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Mrs. Dudley Moore

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William W. Gallagher

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Gano, Seth

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Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Benjamin E. Mays : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527874 Benjamin E. Mays (1895- ), president of Morehouse College during the Atlanta 1960-1961 sit-ins. From the description of Benjamin Elijah Mays oral history interview, 1978 Nov. 29. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38727125 President of Morehouse College, Atlanta, Ga., from 1940...

Dexter, Robert Cloutman, 1887-1955

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Meyerhof, Otto

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Schweitzer, Albert

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Alsatian medical missionary, theologian, musician and philosopher. From the description of Autograph letters in German signed (5) : Lambarene, Gabon, to Count Janos Hoyos, a physician in the U.S., 1958 Feb. 6-1960 June 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634614 Epithet: theologian philosopher and organist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x00015f Alsatian philosopher, theologian, or...

Marshall, George C.

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Mrs. John T. Pitkin

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Schlesinger, Arthur B.

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J. Harry Hooper

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