The Nation records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk).


The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk).

The Nation records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk).

Records of the weekly magazine, The Nation, primarily during the editorship of Freda Kirchwey.

34 boxes (42.5 linear ft.)

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United Nations Correspondents Association (corporateBody)

Ball, Joseph H. (Joseph Hurst), 1905-1993 (person)

Ball, Joseph Hurst; Republican; Senator from Minnesota, 1905-1993 From the guide to the Joseph H. Ball letter, 1943, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Joseph Hurst Ball was born in Crookston, Polk County, Minnesota, on November 3, 1905. He attended Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio (1922-1924); Eau Claire (Wis.) Normal School (1925); and the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis (1926-1927). He then worked as a fiction writer...

Read, Frances K. (person)

Rosenberg, James N. (James Naumburg), 1874- (person)

Painter, patron, lawyer; New York, N.Y.; d. 1970. From the description of James N. Rosenberg papers, 1911-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77599940 ...

Ording, Aake. (person)

Axtelle, George E. (George Edward), 1893-1974 (person)

George E. Axtelle was born in Crandall, Texas, November 28, 1893. He was a professor of Education at Northwestern (1935-1942) and New York University (1945-1959). Then he was a professor of education and philosophy at Southern Illinois University from 1959 until 1974. He served as Director of the John Dewey Project at Southern Illinois University, and "engaged in the editing and publication of the collected works of John Dewey". From the description of George E. Axtelle papers, 1959-...

Nichols, Lee (person)

Eva Kohler Early (person)

Bonici, Edwin (person)

Panagopoulos, Epaminōndas P. (person)

Joseph, Julian (person)

Jewish Agency for Palestine. Information Office (corporateBody)

Downie, John (person)

Epithet: Acting Assistant Commissary-General in Portugal British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000575.0x000058 Epithet: of Pimlico British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000575.0x000059 ...

Stocker, Joseph (person)

Lovell, Malcolm Read, 1921- (person)

Brown University Class of 1943. Undersecretary of Labor during the Reagan Administration; a former president of the National Planning Association; since 1985 Director of the Labor Management Institute at the George Washington University School of Business and Public Administration. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1960-1990]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122631946 ...

M. F. Cooper. (person)

Levine, Murry. (person)

Abel, Herbert, 1911- (person)

Rennie, Ysabel F. (Ysabel Fisk), 1918- (person)

Lord, David (person)

Southern Farm & Home (corporateBody)

Bain, Marianne. (person)

Jones, Lowell F. (person)

Horowitz, Saul (person)

Kelly, J. Barry. (person)

Wayland, Gershon. (person)

Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 (person)

Leader in Jewish philanthropy, social legislation, and labor management relations; b. in Russia; emigrated to the U.S. in 1896. From the description of Papers, 1900-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70958905 Leader in Jewish philanthropy, social legislation, and labor management relations; b. in Russia; emigrated to the U.S. in 1896. He died in Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Jacob Billikopf will, 1950 Dec. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71748493...

Cohn, Robert (person)

Muriel Hueffer? (person)

Alianza de Intelectuales Antifascistas (Spain) (corporateBody)

Ross, Arthur M. (Arthur Max), 1916-1970 (person)

Clark, Evans (person)

Evans Clark was born in 1888 in Orange, New Jersey. He graduated from Amherst in 1910 and received an M.A. from Columbia in 1913. Clark's most significant work was serving from 1928 to 1953 as director for the Twentieth Century Fund, a philanthropic foundation for research and education on economic and social issues. He was also a feature, book review and editorial writer for the New York Times from 1925 to 1928. After his retirement from the Twentieth Century Fund in 1953, he was an editorial w...

Burt, Louis. (person)

Guillet, Cephas (person)

Agora Publishing Company (corporateBody)

Simkhovitch, Mary K. (Mary Kingsbury), 1867-1951 (person)

Settlement worker and housing reformer, Simkhovitch received a B.A. from Boston University in 1890 and did graduate work at Radcliffe, the University of Berlin, and Columbia. She was one of the organizers of the Association of Neighborhood Workers (1901) and a founder and first director of Greenwich House, a settlement house in Greenwich Village, N.Y. Simkhovitch, a published author, taught social economics at Columbia, was chair of the Congestion Committee and the City Recreation Committee in N...

Wels, Richard H. (person)

Winter, Ella, 1898-1980 (person)

Writer. Ella Winter (1898-1980) whose full name was Leonore Sophie Winter Steffens Stewart, was an economist by training and journalist by profession. She was married to Lincoln Steffens, and after his death, to screenwriter and playwright Donald Ogden Stewart. From the description of Papers, 1913-1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122622286 ...

Harris, Fred (person)

Fried, Bernard J. (person)

Lipner, Leo H. (person)

Chapman, Allan, 1946-.... (person)

Eagleton, Edith (person)

Vidaković, A. (person)

Bickel, Alexander (person)

Walter, Janet B. (person)

Temple Emanu-El (Montréal, Québec). (corporateBody)

Ruth Howe. (person)

Athearn, Clarence R. (Clarence Royalty), 1895-1952 (person)

Welch, Rachel (person)

Landowner. From the description of Rachel Welch deed, 1792 Nov. 10. (Litchfield Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 610983753 ...

Small, H. L. (person)

Charles Schweinler Press (corporateBody)

Boulter, Mrs. H. W. (person)

Motherwell, Margaret. (person)

Engel, Leonard, 1916-1964 (person)

Leonard Engel (1916-1964) was an American journalist, aviation writer, editor and author. Much of his writing was in the fields of science and medicine. From the guide to the Leonard Engel Papers, 1930-1964, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Stevens, Elmer E. (person)

Fraser, Blair, recipient. (person)

Fried, Hans Ernest (person)

Fleisher, Robert Jay, 1953- (person)

Sweet, Alfred H. (person)

Guérin, Daniel. (person)

Born in Paris 1904, died in Paris 1988; revolutionary syndicalist, antimilitarist, journalist; published in Le Populaire, organ of the Section Française de l'Internationale Ouvrière (SFIO); active in the G̀auche révolutionnaire' tendency in the SFIO; contributed to the journal Arcadie; secretary of the Fédération Socialiste de la Seine 1938; wrote on the French Revolution and on the relation between anarchism and Marxism; travelled widely in Indo-China during the 1920s and in Hitler-Germany...

Silverglade, Alexander. (person)

Wheeler, Merritt Ives. (person)

Hanighen, Frank Cleary, 1899-1964 (person)

Sosna, Sheldon B. (person)

Finley, Joseph E. (person)

Lerner, Anita Marburg. (person)

Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950 (person)

American poet, novelist, and editor. From the description of Letter to a dealer [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806176 Editor of The Chimaera. From the description of ALS, [1915]-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500150 This may not really be Benét's writing. Although the verse appears to be signed by him the writer's intent may have been simply to ascribe the verse to him. Also, it is on letterhead engraved "MM...

Friedmann, Friedrich Georg, 1912-.... (person)

Brown, Stacy (Stacy S.) (person)

Kuperstein, Hyman. (person)

Leland Hayward, Inc. (corporateBody)

Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979 (person)

James T. Farrell (1904-1979) was an Irish-American novelist, short story writer, journalist, travel writer, poet, and literary critic. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, he attended the University of Chicago and published his first short story in 1929. He is best known for his Studs Lonigan trilogy and for his A note on Literary Criticism, in which he described two types of the American Marxist character. From the guide to the James T. Farrell Collection, 1953-1961, (Special Colle...

Ottley, Roi, 1906-1960 (person)

Alex Elder (person)

Jacobson, Walter (person)

Columbia News Service. (corporateBody)

Fisher, George (person)

Epithet: Major Bombay Army British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x0000c8 ...

Jackson, Gardner, d. 1965. (person)

American journalist and labor organizer. From the description of Collection; 1926-1977. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 32197325 ...

Dudley W. Freeman (person)

Fred Eldean Public Relations. (corporateBody)

Howard Byrne. (person)

Freeman, Frank S. (Frank Samuel), 1898- (person)

Psychologist, professor of psychology and education, Cornell University. Frank S. Freeman was also visiting professor at Denver University, University of Southern California, University of Hawaii, and Oregon College of Education. The author of several books on individual differences, psychological testing, and psychology and education, he also engaged in private practice. Freeman served on several committees while at Cornell University, including the University Committee...

Hershenow, Dorothy. (person)

Pleasants, Helene (person)

Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 (person)

Theodore Dreiser was an American literary naturalist and author of two of the most significant works of early twentieth-century American fiction, SISTER CARRIE (1900) and AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY (1925). From the description of The mercy of God : manuscript, [1900-1945?] / by Theodore Dreiser. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 63051908 Editor and author. From the description of Theodore Dreiser papers, 1910-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009534 ...

Punkay, Edward G. (person)

Felsenthal, Julia I. (person)

Lindley, Ernest Kidder (person)

Geoffrey, William (person)

Jellinek, Frank, 1908- (person)

Meherally, Yusuf, 1903-1950 (person)

Scherer, Odin L. (person)

Cordell Hull. (person)

Barr, John Marshall. (person)

Robinson, Helen H. (person)

Jamaica Progressive League (corporateBody)

Ann Kerr. (person)

Thoms & Eron, Inc. (corporateBody)

Sonnichsen, Eric (person)

Pehle, John W., 1909-1999 (person)

Lindheim, Burton. (person)

Amlie, Thomas R. (person)

Dunne, George H. (George Harold), 1905-1998 (person)

Pol, Heinz (person)

Massachusetts Universalist Convention (corporateBody)

Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 (person)

Erich Fromm (1900-1980) was a psychoanalyst, author, educator, and social philosopher. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1934. In New York Fromm was associated (until 1939) with the International Institute for Social Research. Fromm authored numerous books including Escape from Freedom which won him acclaim as an author of great brilliance and originality. From the guide to the Erich Fromm papers, 1929-1949, 1932-1949, (The New York Public Librar...

Beukema, Herman, 1891-1960 (person)

Schubart, Mark (person)

Sears, Richard A. (person)

Riznick, Joseph Q. (person)

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

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...

Thompson, Malvina, 1893-1953 (person)

American Friends of China. (corporateBody)

Mallan, John P. (person)

Floyd O. Denlinger (person)

Fox, R. M (person)

Mayer, Leo Kenneth. (person)

Wheless, Joseph, b. 1868 (person)

Crook, David, 1910- (person)

Gratton, James S. (person)

Reece, Childe. (person)

Meltzer, Julian L. (person)

Seventh International Conference to Promote Land Value Taxation and Free Trade (corporateBody)

Association on American Indian Affairs (corporateBody)

The Association on American Indian Affairs is a citizens' organization committed to defending the rights and promoting the welfare of Native Americans. The AAIA, initially incorporated as the Eastern Association of Indian Affairs, was founded by non-Indians in New York in 1922. In 1937, the AAIA, then known as the National Association on Indian Affairs, merged with the American Indian Defense Association. It adopted its current name in 1946, and in 1995, now under Indian management, moved to Sis...

Brown, Harry, 1917-1986 (person)

Geochemist. From the description of Oral history interview with Harrison Brown. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83225199 American author, editor, poet, playwright, and screenwriter; also used pseudonyms Peter McNab and Artie Greengroin. From the description of Harry P. Brown collection, 1937-1975. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70971697 Harrison Brown was a noted author, photographer, and traveller. Harrison Brown has al...

Epstein, Simon (person)

Hattie May Pavlo. (person)

Gumpert, Martin (person)

John Rothschild (person)

Norwood, Jerome R. (person)

Cassidy, Henry, recipient. (person)

Radica, Bogdan, 1904-.... (person)

Bogdan Radica was born in Split, Croatia on August 26, 1904. He was educated in Ljubljana, Florence, and Rome. Radica worked as a journalist and essayist and served as a press attache in the Royal Yugoslav foreign service. During World War II Radica served as a press officer in Washington, D.C. and New York City. He eventually broke with the Communist regime that came to power in Yugoslavia. Radica emigrated to the United States in 1946 and became a U.S. citizen in 1957, serving as an active mem...

Greenberger, Maurice H. (person)

Brown, Dorothy (person)

Tribune Pulications Ltd. (corporateBody)

Alliance Book Corporation. (corporateBody)

Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Henry G. Koppell, President, Alliance Book Corporation. From the description of Letter, 1942, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155878020 ...

Schuman, Julian (person)

Marina Salvin. (person)

Mason, Haydn Trevor (person)

Nadejena, Lydia, 1892?-1977 (person)

Russian émigré. Historian of Russian medieval art, author, and educator. From the description of Lydia Nadejena papers, 1907-1974 (bulk 1920-1960). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983838 Biographical Note 1892[?], Mar. 3 Born, Moscow, Russia 1909 Graduated, Classical Gymnasium, Tsaritsyn on the Volga...

Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 (person)

Pearl S. Buck was the daughter of American missionary parents, and spent the first seventeen years of her life in China. Her third novel, The Good Earth, won the Pulitzer Prize, and a Nobel Prize for literature followed, citing The Good Earth as well as her biographies of her parents. Critical reception for her works has been mixed since these early successes. A prolific and optimistic author, most of her fiction is set in China, and she displays great affection for the place and her characters....

Lauterbach, Richard E. (Richard Edward), 1914-1950 (person)

Kraft, Yehudit (person)

Morris, Gladys (person)

Robert Fitzgerald. (person)

Boyd, James (person)

Epithet: of Stockport British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x0000ef Epithet: Lord Boyd, 13th Earl of Erroll (1758) British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x0000ee ...

Douglas, T.C. (Thomas Clement), 1904-1986 (person)

Rhein, Harry, recipient. (person)

Reichbart, Joseph K. (person)

Helen Boardman (person)

Battista, O. A. (Orlando Aloysius), 1917-1995 (person)

Born in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada on 20 June 1917. Education: B.Sc., Chemistry, First Class Honors, Mcgill University (1940). Employment: 1940-1963 American Viscose Corporation ; 1963-1970 FMC Corporation ; 1971-1974 Avicon, Inc ; 1974- Research Services Corporation ; 1974- The O. A. Battista Research Institute ; 1975-1976 University of Texas ; 1976- World Olympiads of Knowledge ; 1977-1979 American Institute of Chemists ; 1984- Fastcrete Corporation ; 1985- Avacare, Incorporated ; 1986- Knowled...

Solodar, Harold. (person)

Kreidler, Charles W. 1924- (person)

Welles, Sumner (person)

Anthony Wayne Rosinia (person)

Wright, Mary Heritage. (person)

Robert Bartly Smallwood (person)

Vlastos, Gregory (person)

Walker, F. Katrina Cronkhite. (person)

Kincheloe, William M. (person)

Paul Schumm. (person)

Hanson, Haldore E., 1912- (person)

Clel T. Silvey (person)

James H. Berner (person)

Lyon, Jean (person)

Epithet: née Nicholson; wife of Thomas, 6th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000798.0x0000e6 ...

Elliott, Dave (person)

International Help for Children (corporateBody)

Jacob W. Rose (person)

Committee for the South and the West (corporateBody)

Lindsley, Lorna. (person)

Davis, Lewis T. (person)

Jansen, Jon B. (person)

Student Federalists, Inc. (corporateBody)

Earle, Edward Mead, 1894-1954 (person)

Quaker Edward Earle served as an Indian agent for the U. S. Government in the early 1870s. From the description of Earle, Edward, Papers, 1870-1871. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 751984045 Earle was a professor (1934-1954) at the School of Economics and Politics at the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.), a special consultant to the Commander of the Army Air Forces (1942-1945), to the National War College (1946-1949), and to the Supreme Comm...

Francis, Dale (person)

Journalist who was director of Publications and Development at St. Edward's University from 1957 to 1959. In 1958 he founded and edited the Lone Star Catholic (published initially from St. Edward's), which later became the Lone Star Register and eventually the Texas Catholic Herald. A devout Catholic, he was formerly director of the University of Notre Dame Press and director of the Bureau of Information, National Catholic Welfare Conference. He was also a contributer to Commonweal, Marionist, O...

Dombrowski, James A. (James Anderson), 1897-1983 (person)

Willcox, Henry (person)

Correspondence to Lewis and Sophia Mumford from Henry Willcox and his wife, Anita Parkhurst Willcox. From the description of Letters, 1952-1968, n.d., to Lewis and Sophia Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155879639 ...

Stephens, Donald (person)

Bienenfeld, Jesse. (person)

Twentieth century fund (corporateBody)

Cronin, Kathleen. (person)

Thomson, Charles A. (person)

Harman, Palmer (person)

Hayes, H. Gordon (Harry Gordon), 1883- (person)

Carroll, Wallace, 1906- (person)

Journalist and psychological warfare strategist. Full name: John Wallace Carroll. From the description of Wallace Carroll papers, 1941-1989 (bulk 1941-1953). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983086 Biographical Note 1906, Dec. 15 Born, Milwaukee, Wis. 1927 1941 ...

Taylor, Charles Fayette, 1894-1996 (person)

Charles Fayette Taylor, professor of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Instiute of Technology (MIT), was born in New York City in 1894. He enrolled in the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale in 1912 and received the bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1915. During World War I Taylor first served as a civilian inspector of aircraft material for the US Signal Corps. After three months he was appointed Ensign in the Naval Reserve Corps and placed in charge of the N...

Potok, Roger. (person)

Green, Paul D. (person)

Haen, Dorothea. (person)

Possony, Stefan Thomas (person)

Paul W. Cole (person)

Billstein, Alfred H. (person)

Jackson, Alan, 1958- (person)

Goldenson, Robert. (person)

Berger, Clarence Q. (Clarence Quinn) (person)

Magdoff, Harry (person)

Draper, Mary (person)

Edmond I. Jelenko (person)

Lubasch, Lothar (person)

Brown, Joseph, 1918- (person)

Epithet: Chaplain to Norwood Schools British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x0002a5 Joseph Brown arrived in Australia in 1933 at the age of fifteen. After training as an artist, he served in the army until 1945. After a number of years in the fashion industry he turned to a career as an art collector and dealer. His collection of paintings is now on permanent display at the National Gallery of Victoria. ...

Hansen, Alvin H. (Alvin Harvey), 1887-1975 (person)

Economist. From the description of Reminiscences of Alvin Harvey Hansen : oral history, 1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122574419 Hansen (1887-1975) taught political economy at Harvard from 1937 to 1956. From the description of Papers of Alvin Harvey Hansen, 1918-1980s (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973283 ...

Harry Alsentzer (person)

Bailey, Gerald. (person)

Haskel, Benjamin. (person)

Appleby, John T. (John Tate), 1907-1974 (person)

Richardson, W. L. (person)

Epithet: of Sidmouth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x00016c ...

DeVilbiss, Lydia Allen, 1882- (person)

André Sauger (person)

Fletcher, Frederick F. (person)

Harris, Sydney J. (person)

Brown, June (person)

Neyrat, L. Fred. (person)

Sorensen, Theodore C. (person)

Robinson, Richard David, 1940- (person)

Duggar, Frances (person)

Loomer, Harry P. (person)

Golob, Eugene O. (Eugene Owen), 1915- (person)

Victory, Lawson. (person)

Ratcliffe, S. K. (Samuel Kerkham), 1868-1958 (person)

Epithet: Secretary, The Sociological Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000877.0x0001fd ...

J. Karl Elliott. (person)

Lurie, Jesse Zel (person)

Baker, R. P. (person)

Hoffman, Anna Rosenberg, 1902-1983 (person)

An expert on labor mediation and welfare services, Hoffman, a Hungarian immigrant, founded her own consulting firm in 1924 and became an advisor to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman, N.Y. Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, and N.Y. Governor Herbert Lehman. She served as regional director for the National Recovery Administration (1935) and the Social Security Board (1936-1943) during the New Deal; on the Retraining and Reemployment Administration (1941-1945), War Manpower Commission (1942-1945), and Off...

Chambers, R. L. (Richard L.) (person)

Robert M. McBride & Company. (corporateBody)

Lederman, Milton. (person)

Wilson, Walter (person)

State, County, and Municipal Workers of America (corporateBody)

Saul G. Roman (person)

Kansas Cooperative Council. (corporateBody)

Blair, H. deVore. (person)

Combs, George Hamilton, 1899- (person)

Lawyer, Congressman, news analyst. From the description of Reminiscences of George Hamilton Combs, Jr. : oral history, 1951. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309729385 From the description of Reminiscences of George Hamilton Combs, Jr. : oral history, 1949. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122362004 ...

Davis, Harold S. (person)

Harold S. Davis is a retired civil engineer. He and his wife, Reva J. Davis, were service missionaries at the Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie, Oahu, in 1989-1990. Information found in biographical description of author in his article, "The Iosepa Origin of Joseph F. Smith's 'Laie Prophecy.'" From the guide to the Harold S. Davis research file on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii, 1934-1980, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Tollefson, Alice A. (person)

Friedmann, Lionel. (person)

Robertson Scott, J. W. (John William), 1866-1962 (person)

British journalist and author. From the description of Papers, 1895-1943. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20115962 ...

Ralph G. Bray (person)

Robertson, Nathan. (person)

Hoog, Walter de (person)

Raymond T. Fuller. (person)

Ellenbogen, Henry. (person)

Time, inc. (corporateBody)

Roy E. Larsen, whose copies these dispatches were, was President of Time, Inc., 1939-1960 and Chairman of the Executive Commitee, 1960-1969. From the description of Dispatches from Time magazine correspondents: second series, 1956-1968. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79093630 Roy E. Larsen (1899-1979) was the circulation manager of Time Magazine at its foundation in 1922 and he became the chief business manager of the company under Henry R. Luce. He w...

Bernheimer, Charles Seligman, 1868-1960 (person)

Erskine, Albert, 1911-1993 (person)

Random House editor. From the description of Albert Erskine papers, 1930-1999. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647994034 From the description of Papers of Albert Erskine pertaining to William Faulkner [manuscript], 1931-1973. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647911508 Random House Editor. From the description of Correspondence of Albert Erskine with and about William Faulkner and Random House [manuscript], 1931-1972. (Universit...

Kogan, Herman (person)

Knickerbocker, Frances W. (person)

Donahue, Elizabeth (person)

American European Literary Agency. (corporateBody)

Shaw, Chester L. (person)

Kellner, Alexis E. (person)

Sidney, Bern. (person)

Meyer, Peter A. (person)

Schachner, Eugene. (person)

Elson, Alice (person)

Gyr, Marie E. (person)

Brice, Robert M. (person)

Torrey, Volta, 1905- (person)

Hansl, Margaret G. (person)

Davenport, Russell W. (Russell Wheeler), 1899-1954 (person)

Author, editor, and political activist. From the description of Papers, 1899-1980 (bulk 1930-1954). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31816454 Biographical Note 1899, July 12 Born, South Bethlehem, Pa. 1917 Graduated Thacher School, Ojai, Calif. Private, American ...

Ambler, Frances McKean. (person)

Field, Marshall, 1893-1956 (person)

William C. Muir (person)

Finkel, Samuel B. (person)

Hutchison, Keith, 1901-1987 (person)

Tieszen, D. W. (person)

Kangley, J. A. (person)

Groves, Leslie R. (person)

Lamm, Hans (person)

Jones, J. R. M. (person)

Esslinger, William (person)

William A. Fry (person)

Warnecke, George (person)

Reuther, Victor G. (Victor George), 1912-.... (person)

Otis, Elizabeth, recipient. (person)

Schiller, Ronald (person)

Flynn, Katherine (person)

H. Dewey (Hobson Dewey) Anderson (person)

Reynolds, Thomas F. (person)

Cordian, Andrew (person)

John Q. Rudin) (person)

Graf, Max, 1873-1958 (person)

Polanyi, Karl, 1886-1964 (person)

Born in Vienna on 21 October, 1886, Karl Polanyi was the son of a Hungarian engineer and entrepreneur, Michael Pollacsek, and a Russian mother, Cecile Wohl, who was a figure in Hungarian intellectual and political society. His brother was the philosopher and chemist Michael Polanyi. Raised in Budapest, Polanyi attended the University at Budapest and Kolozsvar, earning a doctorate of law in 1909. He was called to the bar in 1912. It was at University, in 1908, that Polany...

Stern, Elaine. (person)

Kailasam, G. (person)

Turcotte, Edmond. (person)

Clewell, Luelle (person)

Custer, Bernadine (person)

Lubell, Samuel (person)

Writer, public opinion reporter. From the description of Reminiscences of Samuel Lubell : lecture, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122512854 ...

Borghi, Lamberto, 1907- (person)

Anup Singh, 1961- (person)

Eggleston, Wilfrid. (person)

E. A. Wheatley (person)

Fuden, Jehuda (person)

Oxnam, G. Bromley (Garfield Bromley), 1891-1963 (person)

Methodist clergyman and theologian. From the description of Papers of G. Bromley Oxnam, 1823-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452145 Biographical Note 1891, Aug. 14 Born, Sonora, Calif. 1913 A.B., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif. ...

Payne, Hugh. (person)

Gondi, Ovidio (person)

Grogan, Elmira. (person)

Greene, Lewis M. (person)

Davidson, Eero W. (person)

Medill McBride Company. (corporateBody)

Evans, Bergen, 1904- (person)

Professor of English, Northwestern University, 1932-1974; short-story writer; radio/tv game show panelist; faculty member, Famous Writers' School; co-author, The Dictionary of Contemporary American Usage (1957). From the description of Bergan Evans Papers, 1921-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122605099 Bergen Baldwin Evans was born on September 19, 1904 in Franklin, Ohio, the third child of Rice Kemper and Louise Cass Evans' six children. Evans joined the f...

Neuman, Janet N. (person)

Lucka, Emil, 1877-1941 (person)

Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006 (person)

Galbraith taught economics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of John Kenneth Galbraith, 1958. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973248 John Kenneth Galbraith was born in Iona Station, Ontario, Canada in 1908. He emigrated to the United States in 1931 and became an American citizen in 1937. He received degrees from Ontario Agricultural College (1931), University of California (1933, 1934), and studied at Cambridge, England (1937-38). His academic career has...

Liebman, Frieda. (person)

Ascher, Leonard. (person)

Fox, Clyde. (person)

Walinsky, Louis Joseph, 1908-2001 (person)

Gross, I. Q. (person)

Davis, Arthur W. (person)

Harris, Herbert, -1974 (person)

Epithet: Colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x0000fa Biographical/Historical Note American public opinion pollster. From the guide to the Herbert Harris reports, 1956, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...

Association of Oak Ridge Engineers & Scientists. (corporateBody)

China Welfare Appeal, Inc. (corporateBody)

Kuh, Frederick, 1895-1978 (person)

Ellender, Allen J., 1890-1972 (person)

Allen Joseph Ellender (b. Sept. 24, 1890, Montegut, La.-d. July 27, 1972, Bethesda, Md.), a U.S. Senator from Louisiana, graduated from the Tulane University law school and was admitted to the bar in 1913. He served as a sergeant in the Artillery Corps, U.S. Army, during the First World War. He was a member of the State House of Representatives from 1924 to 1936, acting as floor leader and as speaker. He was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate, serving from 1937 until his death in 1972. He ...

Levy, Walter, recipient. (person)

Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966 (person)

Margaret Louise Higgins was born in Corning, New York, on September 15, 1879, the sixth of eleven children and the third of four daughters born to Anne Purcell Higgins and Michael Hennessey Higgins, a stone mason. Her two elder sisters worked to supplement the family income, and financed her education at Claverack College, a private coeducational preparatory school in the Catskills. After leaving Claverack, Higgins took a job teaching first grade to immigrant children, but decided after a short ...

Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (corporateBody)

English. From the description of ACWA's Sidney Hillman Foundation Records. 1955-1974. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 520925303 From the description of ACTWU's National Textile Recruitment and Training Program Records. 1975-1981. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 520924922 Sidney Hillman, labor organizer, leader, and president, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Sidney Hillman was born in Russian-contr...

Zon, Henry. (person)

Macy's (Firm) (corporateBody)

Moody, Robert E. (person)

Scott, Mary Wingfield, 1895-1983 (person)

Scott founded the William Byrd Branch of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities in 1935. She was president until 1947 and became chairperson of its publication and research committee. From the description of Papers : of Mary Wingfield Scott, 1935-1953. (Valentine Richmond Historical Center). WorldCat record id: 29492074 ...

Pittman, Key, 1872-1940 (person)

Key Pittman was a United States senator from Nevada, who served from 1913-1940. From the description of [Key Pittman Collection]. 1939-1940. (University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 491372853 Lawyer and U.S. senator from Nevada. From the description of Papers of Key Pittman, 1898-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84471348 From the description of Key Pittman papers, 1886-1941. (Nevada State Historical Society). WorldCat record i...

Berger, Grace. (person)

Putney, Bryant. (person)

Putnam, Harold B. (person)

Johannes Steel (person)

Carter, Margaret B. (person)

Bartlett, Vernon, 1894-1983 (person)

Charles Vernon Oldfield Bartlett was born on April 30 1894 at Westbury, Wiltshire and educated at Blundell's School, Tiverton. After being invalided out of the army during the First World War, he began his career as a journalist, joining the Daily Mail as a general reporter. In 1917 he joined the staff of Reuters, which later sent him to cover the Paris peace conference. Subsequently he became a foreign correspondent for The Times, and it was his experiences in reporting from post-w...

Hamilton, D. Lee. (person)

Crane, John O., -1982 (person)

United States of Europe Association. (corporateBody)

Constance Warren (person)

David Eli Lilienthal's (person)

Plimmer, Margaret. (person)

Zanetti, Vela (person)

Henderson, Edwin Bancroft, 1883-1977 (person)

African American athlete, educator, author, and administrator; d. 1977. From the description of Papers, 1915-1976. (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 70941156 1883 November 24 Born in Washington, D.C., son of William and Louise (Mars) Henderson. 1904 Graduated from Normal School #2, Washington, D.C. ...

Loewenheim, Francis L (person)

Synergic Association. (corporateBody)

George Arnold. (person)

Kaucher, A. N. (person)

De Blanc, Lee (person)

Jan Hine. (person)

Thomas Ridgway Macy (person)

Writing-Editing Services. (corporateBody)

P Marsh Monberg (person)

Jászi, Rena A. (person)

Lee, Robert E. (Robert Earl), 1906-1997 (person)

Fielding, Benjamin. (person)

Schück, Karl. (person)

Bradley, David, 1915-2008 (person)

Ali, S. B. (person)

United States. Dept. of Labor (corporateBody)

Lovett, Robert Morss, 1870-1956 (person)

Epithet: Editor `The Dial' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000068 Lovett was the chairman of the Sacco-Vanzetti National League, New York, N.Y. From the description of Letter, 1927 Dec. 9, New York, N.Y. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41876163 ...

Holman, W. G. (person)

Sorensen, Robert C. (person)

Mitchell, Edward E. (person)

Bet ha-sefarim ha-leʼumi ṿeha-universiṭaʼi bi-Yerushalayim (corporateBody)

The Hebrew University was opened on Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel, in 1925. Personal files of the teaching staff have been kept since that date. From the description of Personal files of Hebrew University professors. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79715905 ...

Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 (person)

Sherry, Ralph H. (person)

Szego, Paul (person)

Hyde, Mark P. (person)

Damai, Paul K. (person)

Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865) (corporateBody)

The political and cultural review, the Nation , was founded in 1865 by Edwin Lawrence Godkin who also served as the first editor. In 1881 Godkin sold the magazine to the New York Evening Post, where he became editor of the Post and Wendell Phillips Garrison became editor of the Nation. It became a weekly edition of the Post until 1914. Originally it was self-described as "A weekly journal of politics, literature, science and art." Under Godkin, the Nation railed against ...

Ligtenberg, John (person)

Deegan, James (person)

Leavitt, Albert (person)

Loewenstein, Karl, 1891-1973 (person)

Loewenstein was born in Munich, Germany and educated at Paris, Heidelberg, Berlin and Munich Universities. He practiced law in Munich (1918-1933) and taught at Munich University (1931-1933). In 1933 he came to the United States and taught at Yale University (1933-1936) and Amherst College (1936-1961). He was a much published author on topics of international affairs, German politics and history and Latin American politics. He was also visiting professor at universities throughout the world. In 1...

Knorr, Klaus, 1911-1990 (person)

Gruenberg, Frederick P., 1884-1976 (person)

Frederick Paul Gruenberg came to Philadelphia in 1910 where he remained, interrupted only by a few years in Harrisburg, until his death in 1976. From the description of Papers, 1902-1970. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122632991 ...

Henry T. Dunbar (person)

Mackay Radio and Telegraph Company, Inc. (corporateBody)

McKnight, W. B., Mrs. (person)

Lamont, Florence Corliss, 1872-1952 (person)

Florence Lamont was the wife of the banker Thomas W. Lamont. From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1952. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83836395 From the guide to the Letters from various correspondents, 1952., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Wilson, J. K. C. (person)

Hahn, Emily (person)

Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0002aa ...

Altman, Pauline H. (person)

Quinn, Theodore Kinget, 1893-1961 (person)

Hammer, Ellen J. (Ellen Joy), 1921- (person)

Kyrou, Alexis. (person)

Garnsey, Morris E., 1906- (person)

Brown, David, 1953 December 18- (person)

Epithet: sec Havergal Brian Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x000023 ...

Gordon L. Bristol (person)

Leonard Engel (person)

J. F. Hausmann (person)

Lauran, Frank D. (person)

United States. Bonneville Power Administration (corporateBody)

Stokes, Jordan (person)

Groel, John H. (person)

Murray, Philip, 1886-1952 (person)

Philip Murray was one of the most important American labor leaders of the twentieth century. As president of the Steelworkers Organizing Committee (SWOC), the United Steelworkers of America (USWA), and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), he played a pivotal role in the creation of industrial unions as well as the utilization of federal government support in the growth of unions in the United States. Philip Murray (May 25, 1886-November 9, 1952) was born in Blantyre, Scotland, on May ...

Kerpen, Fred. (person)

Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 (person)

Ward, Harold 1890- (person)

Rocha, Wilson, 1921- (person)

Dumont, Michel (person)

Greenbaum, Edward S. (Edward Samuel), 1890-1970 (person)

Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Edward Samuel Greenbaum : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309731269 From the description of Reminiscences of Edward Samuel Greenbaum : oral history, 1961. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100388 Edward S. Greenbaum (1890-1970) was a lawyer in New York City in the legal firm of Greenbaum, Wolff & Ernst who was in...

Dancy, E. B. (person)

Katona, Arthur (person)

Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904 (person)

Marcus Alonzo Hanna was born on September 24, 1837, in New Lisbon (in 1895 renamed Lisbon), Ohio, to Dr. Leonard and Samantha Hanna. Leonard's father, Benjamin Hanna, a Quaker of Scotch-Irish descent, was a wealthy store owner in New Lisbon. Dr. Hanna practiced in Columbiana County, where New Lisbon was located, until he suffered a spinal injury while riding. After the accident, he joined the family business, B., L., and T. Hanna, by now a major grocery and goods brokering firm. Samantha, née Co...

Leitner, Leila. (person)

McReynolds, David Ernest. (person)

Phillips, Nicholas Scott, 1978- (person)

Gittelsohn, Roland Bertram, 1910-1995 (person)

Angevine, David W. (person)

Marks, Jeanne. (person)

Draper, Theodore, 1912-2006 (person)

American historian and author. From the description of Theodore Draper papers, 1912-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869186 Theodore Draper (1912- ), author. Draper is perhaps best known for his historical studies of the American Communist Party. From the description of Theodore Draper research files, 1919-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863344 Historian. Brooklyn College alumnus. From the description o...

García Granados, Jorge, 1900-1961 (person)

Ferrandini, Ralph A. (person)

Hamori, Lazslo, recipient. (person)

Lincoln, Lewis A. (person)

New Leader. (corporateBody)

Schwed, Peter (person)

Epithet: of Simon and Schuster, publishers British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001569.0x0002c4 ...

Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge (corporateBody)

Espina, Antonio, 1894-1972 (person)

Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 (person)

Government attorney, prof. of law, legal scholar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In service of Federal Gov't., 1906-1914, 1917-1919 in N.Y.? prof. of law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1914-1939; U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1939-1962. Author of books and articles on legal and related topics. Recipient of numerous honorary degrees. Visiting prof., Oxford Univ., England, 1933-1934. From the description of Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-19...

Dilliard, Irving, 1904-2002 (person)

Trustee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (earlier name: University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)); editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial page. From the description of Papers, 1937-1991. (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 28410478 Editorial page editor for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and champion of victims of injustice, Dilliard served as a sponsor for the 1960 centennial celebration of Jane Addams who devoted her l...

Vicente Géigel Polanco's (person)

Albert Schiller (person)

Kirkpatrick, Oliver. (person)

Engel, Irving M... (person)

Mussey, Henry Raymond, 1875-1940 (person)

Pettit, Walter W. (Walter William), 1882- (person)

Abbott, Richard W. (person)

Edwards, Eda A. (person)

Soule, Isobel Walker (person)

McBride, Malcolm L., Mrs. (person)

Levmore, Bernard W. (person)

Duque, Percy T. (person)

Allen, Michael (person)

Crangle, S. P. (person)

McCulloch, Frank W., 1905- (person)

Warne, Clore (person)

Lorraine, Lilith, 1894-1967 (person)

Leonhardt, Rene W. P. (person)

Axtelle, George E. (George Edward), 1893-1974 (person)

George E. Axtelle was born in Crandall, Texas, November 28, 1893. He was a professor of Education at Northwestern (1935-1942) and New York University (1945-1959). Then he was a professor of education and philosophy at Southern Illinois University from 1959 until 1974. He served as Director of the John Dewey Project at Southern Illinois University, and "engaged in the editing and publication of the collected works of John Dewey". From the description of George E. Axtelle papers, 1959-...

Harold Ober. (corporateBody)

Egan, Marion M. (person)

McCone, John A. (John Alex), 1902-1991 (person)

John A. McCone (1902-1991) was a graduate from the College of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, in 1922. He began his long career as a riveter and boiler-maker for the Llewellen Iron Works in Los Angeles. He eventually became superintendent of this company. In 1937, after holding various executive positions with Consolidated Steel Corporation, he organized his own firm, Bechtel-McCone, a major designer and producer of petroleum refineries and power plants throughout the United Sta...

Berrien, F. Kenneth (Frederick Kenneth) (person)

Mildred H. Harrigan (person)

Coca-Cola Company. (corporateBody)

Skelton, Kenneth T. (person)

Adastra Publications (corporateBody)

Troubetskoy, Nathalie, Princess. (person)

Ostroth, Ethel E. (person)

Standing, T.G. (person)

Paul W. Kesten (person)

Lurie, Mordecai H. (person)

International Civil Aviation Conference (1944 ; Chicago). (corporateBody)

Lester N. Selig (person)

Civic Aid Foundation, Inc. (corporateBody)

Lowdermilk, W. C. (Walter Clay), 1888-1974 (person)

W.C. Lowdermilk (1888-1974) was a soil conservationist. He worked with the Belgian Relief Effort after World War I, in China in the 1920s to help avert famine, in Palestine planning land and water use in support of the formation of Israel, and served as Assistant Chief of the U.S. Soil Conservation Service. From the description of W.C. Lowdermilk papers, 1914-1961. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 78383531 From the description of W.C. Lowdermilk pape...

Bessaignet, Pierre (person)

Baker, Gretta. (person)

Bodlander, Silvio. (person)

Kujawa, Jan, recipient. (person)

John Longo. (person)

Karpf, Ruth (person)

Dean, Vera Micheles, 1903-1972 (person)

International affairs specialist, author and editor (Radcliffe, A.B., 1925, Yale, A.M., 1926, Radcliffe, Ph. D., 1928). Dean, who was born in Russia, is best known for her work at the Foreign Policy Association. The FPA, founded in 1918, provided factual information on foreign affairs to the American public. In 1933 she became Editor of Research Publications; she was Research Director (1938-1961) and she also served as Editor of Foreign Policy Bulletin (1951-1961). Dean served on the U.S. delega...

Braden, Spruille, 1894-1978 (person)

BIOGHIST REQUIRED American diplomat, mining engineer. Braden (1894-1978) was a diplomat in numerous Latin American countries and was particularly well known for his role as the American Representative to the Chaco Peace Conference, 1935-1939, and for his opposition to the Peron regime in Argentina in the 1940s. From the guide to the Spruille Braden Papers, 1903-1977., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Diplomat, mining engineer, executive. ...

Blum, Leon 1902-1969 (person)

Benson, Elmer Austin, 1895-1985 (person)

Benson was appointed state commissioner of securities by Governor Floyd B. Olson in 1933 and commissioner of banks later the same year. In 1935 he was appointed to the U.S. Senate to fill an unexpired term and served until 1936. He was elected governor of Minnesota in 1936 but was defeated for reelection in 1938. From the description of Oral history interview with Elmer A. Benson, 1969 March 28. (Minnesota Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 45441449 ...

Lear, John. (person)

American Rescue Ship Mission. (corporateBody)

France. Ambassade (U.S.). Conseiller Commercial. (corporateBody)

Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007 (person)

Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr. : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122631775 From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr. : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419126 From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr. : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In th...

Wagner, Robert F. (Robert Ferdinand), 1944-1993 (person)

Former city official. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert F. Wagner, Jr. : Oral history, 1992. 1994. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269252420 ...

Willis, John W. (person)

Harvey, Joseph C. (person)

Frida Laski. (person)

Rivkin, Ruth K. (person)

Bull, H. G. (person)

Escobar, Jorge del Pinal. (person)

Radcliffe College. Women's Archives (corporateBody)

Radziwill, Catherine, Princess, 1858-1941 (person)

Polish aristocrat. From the description of Kni︠a︡gina Ekaterina Rzewuska Radziwill diary, 1899-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868123 Biographical/Historical Note Polish aristocrat. From the guide to the Kniagina Ekaterina Rzewuska Radziwill diary, 1899-1900, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...

Cushman, Robert Eugene, 1889-1969 (person)

Arvin, Newton, 1900-1963 (person)

Newton Arvin was born on August 9, 1900 in Valparaiso, Indiana. He was eduated at Harvard University (A.B., 1921) and joined the Smith College faculty in 1922. He taught at Smith until his forced retirement in 1960. He died on March 21, 1963 of pancreatic cancer. Arvin specialized in 19th century American literature and wrote biographies of Hawthorne, Longfellow, Melville and Whitman. He was often in residence at Yaddo where he formed friendships with Truman Capote, Carson McCullers and others. ...

Feinberg, Israel (person)

Harold A. Cowell (person)

Sheridan, Mary (person)

Friend, Joseph H (person)

Hertz, Harry. (person)

Shoenfeld, Jerome, recipient. (person)

Henderson, Harry B. (person)

Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999 (person)

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...

T. W. L. McDermott (person)

Chamberlain, Thomas G. (Thomas Gassner) (person)

Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Thomas Gassner Chamberlain : oral history, 1951. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309729999 ...

Gifford, W. A. (person)

Reuben, William A. (person)

Investigative reporter, writer. From the description of Papers, ca. 1946-1980. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34368760 Investigative reporter and author who wrote, most notably, about the Rosenberg espionage case and the Alger Hiss-Whitaker Chambers libel and perjury trials. From the description of William Reuben papers, ca. 1946-2000. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68796327 William A. Reuben (1916-2004) was bor...

Coffee, John Main, 1897- (person)

Tacoma resident John Main Coffee (1897-1983) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Washington State, 1937-1946. From the description of John Coffee Papers, 1940-1952. (University of Puget Sound Library). WorldCat record id: 746570236 John Main Coffee (January 23, 1897-June 2, 1983) was a U.S. Representative from Washington State, 6th District, 1937-1946. Born in Tacoma, Washington, Coffee attended public schools. He attended Universit...

Johnson, Joseph E. (Joseph Ernest), 1942- (person)

Ronart, Stephan. (person)

Jeffords, Delores Butterfield (person)

Paulsen, Monrad G. (person)

Van Toor, James, recipient. (person)

Morse, J. Mitchell (Josiah Mitchell), 1912- (person)

Fisher, Dorothy Canfield. (1879-1958). (person)

American author and novelist, of Arlington, Vt. From the description of Letter, 1956 Dec. 19. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70960370 Dorothy Canfield Fisher was a skilled educator and popular author. Many of her works were written for children, but enjoyed by adults. Her stories are insightful and caring, honest and clever, and generally conservative in style and theme. She was also very active in civic and charitable concerns. From the ...

Hart, Edward (person)

Charles LaFollette. (person)

Saratso, Clifford G. (person)

Hummel, Stanley G. (person)

Olga Leopoldine Rager (person)

Levitan, Sar A. (person)

Bretall, Robert W. (Robert Walter), 1913-1980 (person)

Phillips, Joseph. (person)

E. A. Rogers (person)

Norris, George William, 1861-1944 (person)

U.S. representative and senator from Nebraska. From the description of Papers of George W. Norris, 1884-1944 (bulk 1893-1944). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81101513 ...

Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979 (person)

American location manager for Twentieth Century-Fox. From the description of Preservation photocopy of a telegram : Los Angeles, Calif., to John Steinbeck, 1949 Apr. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777685508 Epithet: of Twentieth-Century-Fox Film Corporation British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0001ac Screenplay writer, author, and motion picture director. From the guide ...

Portell-Vilá, Herminio, 1901- (person)

Lindsey, Ben B. (Ben Barr), 1869-1943 (person)

Judge and social reformer. From the description of Ben B. Lindsey papers, 1838-1957 (bulk 1890-1943). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014458 Judge, author, and reformer. Born Nov. 25, 1869 Jackson, Tenn. At 16, moved to Denver, Colo. Admitted to Colorado bar in 1894. Active in establishing the juvenile court system in Denver and served as its presiding judge 1900-1927. Served as judge in the conciliation court at Los Angeles, Calif. 1939-1943. Died Mar. 26, 1943 Los Angeles...

Marsh, Arlen (person)

Leav, Mortimer (person)

Vito Marcantonio (person)

Goldberg, Arthur (person)

Nagler, Ellen Torelle. (person)

Kingsley Martin (person)

José Bardasano (person)

Reinhart, Robert. (person)

Davis, Allan Stuart. (person)

McCarty, Virgil. (person)

Heneveld, George G. (person)

Smith, A. Gordon (person)

Hoyt, Howard. (person)

Clark, Tom C. (Tom Campbell), 1899-1977 (person)

Tom C. Clark (b. September 23, 1899) was the Attorney General of the United States from 1945 to 1949, and Associated Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1949 to 1967. Clark died on June 13, 1977. From the description of Clark, Tom C. (Tom Campbell), 1899-1977 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569044 Tom C. Clark served as Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court from 1949 to 1967, and was the first Texan to serve on the Court. Born in Dallas,...

Leff, Leonora Herendeen. (person)

Célières, Helen. (person)

Sturzenegger, Marie (person)

London Mercury and Bookman (corporateBody)

Jászi, Oszkár, 1875-1957 (person)

BIOGHIST REQUIRED Professor of political science at Oberlin College, 1925-1942. Jászi had been a teacher and a government official in Hungary until the fall of the Károlyi republic in 1919 when he was exiled. From the guide to the Oszkar Jaszi Papers, 1876-1979., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Professor of political science at Oberlin College, 1925-1942. Jászi had been a teacher and a government official in Hungary until...

Robert Montgomery (person)

Davis, Mortimer J. (person)

Kranzberg, Melvin (person)

Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 (person)

A physician who was the first woman professor at Harvard University, Hamilton also worked as a resident researcher at Hull House, a researcher of industrial poisons for the U.S. Department of Labor, and was a member of the League of Nations Health Organization and of President Hoover's Committee on Social Trends. For further information, see Notable American Women, The Modern Period (1980); Hamilton's autobiography, Exploring the Dangerous Trades (1942); and Barbara Sicherman, Alice Hamilton: A ...

Lipschitz, Chaim U., 1912- (person)

Guy von Dardel (person)

H. S. (Harold S.) Kahm (person)

Hoppenot, Henri. (person)

Commission on Christian Social Relations of the Protestant Episcopal Diocese (corporateBody)

Pilpel, Harriet F. (person)

Harriet Fleishl Pilpel (1911- ) is a lawyer who has specialized in family and marriage law, birth control, copyright and literary property, and civil liberties. For further information, see Who's Who in America, 42nd ed. From the description of Papers, 1967-1980 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006787 Harriet Fleischl Pilpel was born in New York City in 1911 to businessperson Julius and Ethel (Loewy) Fleischl. She was graduated from Vass...

Grambs, Jean Dresden, 1919-1989 (person)

Levin, Nora. (person)

Carver, Lenabelle S. (person)

Phelan, John D. (person)

Rifkind, Simon H. (Simon Hirsch), 1901- (person)

Lawyer. Rifkind was an alumnus of City College, Class of 1922. From the description of Memorabilia, [ca. 1947-1975] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155503633 ...

Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 (person)

Epithet: German emigrant in Zurich British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x0000db ...

Reggie M. J. Rosenberg (person)

Harry A. Sims. (person)

Ramsey, Clark (person)

Lerner, Max, 1902- (person)

Max Lerner was born in Minsk, Russia, in 1902. Lerner was editor of The Nation (1936-1938); editorial director of the newspaper, PM (1943-1948); columnist for its successor, the New York Star (1948-1949); and regular columnist for the New York Post (1949-1970s). Lerner taught political science at various institutions, including Williams College (1938-1943), and was a founder of and professor at Brandeis University (1949-1973). He wrote numerous articles and books and lectured on a w...

Archibald MacLeish. (person)

Stephen Demmon. (person)

Hellerstein, Jerome R. (person)

Chamberlain, John, 1927-2011 (person)

Epithet: of the Ordnance Drawing Room British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001240.0x0003ad Sculptor; Sarasota, Florida. From the description of John Chamberlain interview, 1991 Jan. 29-30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220201687 John Chamberlain, 1927-, sculptor of Sarasota, Florida. From the description of Oral history interview with John Chamberlain, 1991 Jan. 29-30. (Unknown). Wo...

Foster, Grover B. (person)

Preece, Harold, 1906- (person)

National Conference on American Policy in Greece. (corporateBody)

Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967 (person)

Died 1967. From the description of Oral history interview with J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1963 November 18 and 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80709804 Physicist (quantum theory and nuclear physics). On the physics faculty at California Institute of Technology and University of California, Berkeley in theoretical physics, 1929-1947; director of Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, 1943-1945; chairman of the General Advisory Committee of the Atomic Energy Commission, 1946-1952; d...

Syrkin, Marie, 1899-1989 (person)

Zionist, educator, author, and editor; b. Bern, Switz.; married 1st: Aaron Bodansky; 2nd: Charles Reznikoff, 1930. From the description of Papers, 1915-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70954540 Henry Roth (1905-1993) Marie Syrkin (1899-1989) Henry Roth and Marie Syrkin were both authors and devoted Zionists in their lifetimes. Henry Roth was born in Tyszmenicz, Galitzia, now part of the Ukraine, and immigrated to the United States as a child in 1...

Bovet, Eric D. (Eric David), 1900-2000 (person)

Young, Harriet (person)

Epithet: Miss of Kensington British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x000388 ...

Starr, Louis Morris, 1917-1980 (person)

(Columbia M.A., 1953; Ph.D., 1954), author, professor of journalism and Director of the Oral History Research Office at Columbia, 1961-1980. From the description of Papers on his "Bohemian Brigade" and "Joseph Pulitzer," 1867-1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122610713 ...

Brewster, Kingman, 1919-1988 (person)

Kingman Brewster was born in Longmeadow, Massachusetts on June 17, 1919. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale in 1941 and his law degree from Harvard in 1948. Brewster taught law at Harvard from 1949-1960. He served as provost of Yale from 1961-1963 and was president of Yale from 1963-1977. Brewster was U.S. ambassador to Great Britain from 1977-1981. Kingman Brewster died on November 8, 1988. From the description of Kingman Brewster personal papers, 1920-1989 (inclusive). ...

Francesc Macià. (person)

Kirschten, Ernest, 1902- (person)

J. A. Retty. (person)

John J. Lanahan (person)

Youthbuilders, Inc. (corporateBody)

Krinkin, Lydia (person)

Atwater, H. Gale. (person)

Benedict, Agnes E. (Agnes Elizabeth), 1888- (person)

Laing, Dilys, 1906-1960 (person)

Writer, poet, artist; born, North Wales; educated in England and Canada; married Alexander Laing, a Dartmouth graduate and later professor of Belles Lettres, in 1936 and became an American citizen. Her work was admired by such contemporary poets as Robert Lowell. From the description of Papers, ca. 1917-1960. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 242977947 ...

Howard, Harry N. (Harry Nicholas), 1902-1987 (person)

Educator and government official. From the description of Papers, 1944-1960. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70944308 ...

Hayward, Leland, 1902-1971 (person)

Theatrical, motion picture, television producer and agent, Leland Hayward was born in Nebraska City, Nebraska on September 13, 1902. His father, Colonel William Hayward, was a well-known lawyer who would eventually become his son's personal attorney. His parents divorced several years later, both remarrying. Hayward studied at Princeton University, but dropped out after his first year. Following a brief career as a journalist in New York, his interests led him to show bu...

Olive Elsie Knox (person)

Munro, David A. (person)

Velikovsky, Immanuel, 1895-1979 (person)

Helen Lynd (person)

Deane, Hugh. (person)

Women's International Democratic Federation (corporateBody)

Pacifist organization From the description of Women's International Democratic Federation records 1945-1979 (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 465482515 ...

Walker, Frances Goldberg. (person)

Hirsch, Barnet. (person)

Marcus, J. Anthony. (person)

Graham, Ronald (person)

Granbery, John C. (person)

John Cowper Granbery, Jr., (1874-1953) was a Methodist minister, sociology professor and publisher of the Emancipator. He attended seminary school at Vanderbilt and was ordained in 1897. He then attended the University of Chicago, eventually earning a doctorate in sociology in 1909. Granbery taught at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, 1913, but left to join the Foyer de Soldat, an organization formed by the International Committee of the Young Men’s Christian Association...

Andriola, Joseph (person)

Johnson, Kathleen (person)

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance (corporateBody)

Dunner, Joseph (person)

American political scientist. From the description of Germans under the hammer and sickle : 1945 to 1953 : typescript, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122566894 Biographical/Historical Note American political scientist. From the guide to the Joseph Dunner typescript : Germans under the hammer and sickle, 1945-1953, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...

Cant, Gilbert. (person)

Schulder, Fred (person)

La Follette, Philip Fox, 1897-1965 (person)

Epithet: Governor of Wisconsin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x00029b ...

Wertham, Fredric, 1895-1981 (person)

Psychiatrist. From the description of Fredric Wertham papers, 1818-1986 (bulk 1945-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983190 Psychiatrist and author. From the description of Papers, 1818-1986 (bulk 1945-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31816483 Biographical Note 1895, Mar. 20 Born, Friedrich Ignatz Wertheimer to Sigmund and Mathilde We...

Rogers, Rachel Emmeline Peeples, 1893- (person)

Briehl, Robin (person)

August Rosenberg. (person)

Robinson, George Buchan, 1884- (person)

Member of the U.S. Marine Corps who served in the Far East. His family lived in East Kenocke, St. Clair County, Michigan. From the description of George W. Robinson papers, 1903-1917. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421006 ...

Kallen, Horace Meyer, 1882-1974 (person)

Jewish American philosopher and author; friend and pupil of William James. From the description of H.M. Kallen letter to [Harry?] Salpeter, 1918 November 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 76924359 From the description of H. M. Kallen letter to [Harry?] Salpeter [manuscript], 1918 November 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999274 Philosopher and educator. From the description of Autograph letters signed (13) and autograph ...

Coley, Ward. (person)

Brin, Herbert H. (person)

Goldsmith, Arthur J. (person)

Taylor, Morris F. (person)

Alvin Johnson (person)

Ingham, Elsie. (person)

Mrs. Maxwell Slutz Stewart. (person)

Heaps, David. (person)

Lipps, Adolph (person)

Hartwig, Lester H., recipient. (person)

American Newspaper Guild (corporateBody)

Established December, 1933. From the description of American Newspaper Guild records, 1933-1969. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32320780 ...

Ashcraft, Garland. (person)

Flexner, Eleanor, 1908-1995 (person)

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 ...

Joseph, Sidney (person)

Dayton, Paul Kuykendall, 1941- (person)

American benthic ecologist. From the description of Papers, 1989-1996. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 40853466 ...

Afif I. Tannous (person)

Keith Hutchison. (person)

J. C. Herrin and others (person)

Sawtelle, Don. (person)

Chowins, Elizabeth. (person)

Dondore, Dorothy (person)

Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961 (person)

George Simon Kaufman (November 16, 1889 - June 2, 1961) was a playwright, director, producer, humorist, and drama critic noted for his many collaborations with other writers and his contributions to 20th century American comedy. His most successful solo script was The Butter and Egg Man, 1925. As a collaborator, Kaufman was prolific: with Marc Connelly he wrote Merton of the Movies, Dulcy, and Beggar on Horseback; with Ring Lardner he wrote June Moon; with Edna Ferber he wrote The Royal Family, ...

San Jule, James. (person)

Kerwin, Fred N. (person)

Raja Rao (person)

Small, Kermit D. (person)

La Cossitt, Henry. (person)

Barth, Ramona Sawyer. (person)

Book Find Club (corporateBody)

James, Edward Holton, 1873-.... (person)

Seeman, Bernard (person)

Fraenkel, Osmond K. (Osmond Kessler), 1888-1983 (person)

Lawyer; interviewee d.1983. From the description of Reminiscences of Osmond Kessler Fraenkel : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309734307 Fraenkel was a New York City lawyer who served on the American Civil Liberties Union's Board of Directors and as its general counsel. From the description of Osmond K. Fraenkel diaries, 1933-1968. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 82393949 Lawyer. ...

Appleby, Aaron. (person)

Elath, Eliahu, 1903-.... (person)

Epithet: Israeli ambassador in London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x00014a ...

Frucht, Karl (person)

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 (person)

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...

Weintraub, David (person)

Thomas, Elwood. (person)

Booth, Windsor (person)

Manoff, Richard K. (person)

New York Committee Against Peacetime Conscription. (corporateBody)

Gunther, Frances, recipient. (person)

Barr, Stringfellow, 1897-1982 (person)

Historian, author, and former president of St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland. From the guide to the Stringfellow Barr letters to Broadus Mitchell, 1952, 1954, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) University of Virginia professor; co-founder of St. John's College's "New Program" based on the classics; president of the Foundation for World Government. From the description of Papers of Stringfellow Barr [manuscript], 1915-1958. (...

Suhl, A. (person)

Seeman, Ernest (person)

Redefer, Frederick L. (Frederick Lovatt), 1905- (person)

American educator; executive secretary, 1932-1940, and director, 1940-1943, Progressive Education Association. From the description of The Progressive Education Association : typescript, 1974 / Frederick L. Redefer. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500575 Professor of education, New York University. From the description of Correspondence with Margaret Naumburg, 1961-1971. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63585609 ...

United States. Board of Economic Warfare (corporateBody)

The Board of Economic Warfare was set up by President Franklin D. Roosevelt during World War II and made responsible for the procurement and production of all imported materials necessary both to the war effort and the civilian economy. The Board was divided into three main parts, the Office of Exports, Office of Imports, and Office of Economic Warfare Analysis. From the description of Records, 1942-1944. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 463434725 ...

Sher, David (person)

Talmadge, Irving DeWitt (person)

Major, Sol (person)

Wolfgang, Ernst (person)

Klauber, Leo (person)

Newman, Joseph (person)

Robert DeGroff Bulkley (person)

Dexter, Ernest. (person)

Kaufman, Arthur (person)

Welch, James E. (James Edward), 1952- (person)

Trueblood, Howard J. (person)

Hugo Van Arx (person)

Lewis, Mina I. (person)

Sarah Eskolsky. (person)

Rothney, Gordon O. (person)

Culver, Elsie (person)

Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts (corporateBody)

Nation Associates (corporateBody)

Windmill Antique Galleries. (corporateBody)

Smith, Anthony W. (person)

Abbe, George, 1911-1989 (person)

Poet and novelist, George Abbe was born in Connecticut in 1911, has published several novels and volumes of poety, and taught English at a number of New England institutions. Voices in the Square was his first published novel. Abbe died on March 15, 1989. From the description of Papers of George Abbe. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 228415637 American author; b. George Bancroft Abbe; d. 1989. From the description of George Abbe collection, 191...

Algase, Benjamin (person)

Gard, Wayne, 1899-1986 (person)

Author, historian. Born in 1899 in Brocton, Illinois. Worked as a wire editor and foreign correspondent for the Associated Press and on the editorial staff of the Dallas "Morning News" for over 25 years. His books include "Sam Ross," "The Great Buffalo Hunt, " and "Rawhide Texas" and many articles for magazines, such as "American Heritage, " "American Mercury, " and "Reader's Digest." Died in 1986 in Dallas, Texas. From the description of Papers, 1958-1959. (Texas Tech University). W...

Sadoff, Aaron (person)

Beard, Charles Austin, 1874-1948 (person)

American historian and educator From the guide to the Charles Austin Beard letters, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Historian, political scientist. From the description of Austin Charles Beard letters, 1929-1939. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 465279213 Charles Austin Beard was born in 1874 and died in 1948. He was a political science professor and historian at Columbia Univer...

Brown, Ruth Winifred (person)

John S. Lash (person)

Hudson, Carlos. (person)

Teachers' Union of the City of New York (corporateBody)

The Teachers' Union of New York City (TU) was known as one of the country's most militant and influential teachers' organizations. It consistently addressed not only issues of salaries and pensions for its members, but also broader social concerns, from educational reforms to racial justice and international relations. From the description of Minutes [microform], 1918-1942. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 590661999 From the description of Minutes of the Executive ...

Allen, Robert S. (Robert Sharon), 1900-1981 (person)

Colonel, U.S. Army during World War II. From the description of The Robert S. Allen papers, 1944-1945. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 22353583 Biography Ruth Finney was born 6 March 1898, in Chicago, Illinois, to John W. and Mary Morrison Finney. She grew up in Downieville and Sacramento, California and attended San Jose Normal School where she received a teaching certificate in 1918. After substitute ...

Clayton, Will, 1880-1966 (person)

United States assistant secretary and undersecretary of state for economic affairs, 1944-1947. From the description of Will Clayton papers, 1896-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123379390 Will (William Lockhart) Clayton (1880-1966) served as the Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs from 1946 to 1947. From the description of Clayton, Will (William Lockhart), 1880-1966 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10575790 Busines...

York, Barbara. (person)

Eells, Richard Sedric Fox, 1917-.... (person)

BIOGHIST REQUIRED Richard Eells was the manager of public policy research at General Electric and professor of business at Columbia University and director of the Columbia Business School's program for studies of the modern corporation. Eells was born in Cashmere, Washington in 1917 and received his BA at Whitman College before earning a MA at Princeton in 1942. He served in the Air Force during the Second World War, and then worked as the division chief for the Library ...

J.P. Morgan & Co. (corporateBody)

Hagemann, Frances P. (person)

Blackmur, R. P. (Richard P.), 1904-1965 (person)

American literary critic, author, and professor of English at Princeton University from 1951. From the description of Manuscripts. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122529910 Blackmur was an American literary critic and poet. From the description of Poems, 1921-1964. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505745 From the guide to the R. P. (Richard P.) Blackmur poems, 1921-1964., (Houghton Library, Harvard College L...

Luntz, Joseph. (person)

Nasht, John. (person)

Lewis, Ralph (person)

Ralph Lewis studied at University of Chicago as an undergraduate student (PhB 1932), then studied at Chicago Theological Seminary. Lewis went on to serve as a minister, parole officer, and World War II chaplain. During and after the war Lewis participated in sociological surveys of US soldiers, as well as civilians in Germany and Korea. Profoundly influenced by the work and encouragement of Ernest Watson Burgess, Lewis returned to University of Chicago for further study ...

Fitzgerald, S. J. (person)

Bernstein, Philip S. (Philip Sydney), 1901- (person)

President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. From the description of Philip S. Bernstein interview, 1961?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 711874930 From the description of Philip S. Bernstein correspondence, 1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 711872712 President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis; member of the Executive Committee of the Committee on Army and Navy Religious Activities of the National Jewish Welfare Board (CANRA). F...

Sturmthal, Adolf Fox (person)

Kruse, Cornelius (person)

Shaffer, Isidor (person)

Levin, Dan (person)

Godley, Helen K. (person)

Liss, Joseph (person)

Kappel, Tyge. (person)

Greenberg, Marian G. (person)

Slay, Matt. (person)

Mildred Morell Kresser (person)

Roenau, Ernst (person)

Harrison, Sally (person)

Beckoff, Samuel (person)

Davis, Michael Marks, 1879-1971 (person)

Michael Davis was one of the major figures in health care policy in the United States. He served as chairman of the Executive Committee of the Committee for the Nation's Health (CNH), incorporated in 1946 and abolished in 1956. Davis received a Ph.D. from Columbia in 1906. In Boston and then in New York, Davis led movements to extend dispensary services to people of moderate means. He later served as director of medical services for the Julius Rosenwald Fund and chaired the foundation-funded Com...

Victor Serge (person)

Edison, Charles A., 1890-1969 (person)

Industrialist and statesman, of New York, N.Y.; neighbor of Herbert Hoover. From the description of Charles Edison papers, 1951-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70969234 Industrialist. From the description of Reminiscences of Charles Edison : oral history, 1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309730226 ...

Greer, Paul G., 1887-1980 (person)

Weingarten, Victor (person)

Diamond, Shirley (person)

Lichtenstein, Eugene (person)

Marx, Olga (person)

L. I. Thomas (person)

Gray, Rose H. (person)

Bodwell, John T. (person)

Tewele, Leo. (person)

Pomerance, Josephine Wertheim, 1910-1980 (person)

National Citizens Political Action Committee (corporateBody)

Eban, Abba Solomon, 1915-2002 (person)

Meek, Willam (person)

Abramsky, Eugene. (person)

Schwarz, Adolph. (person)

Americans for Democratic Action (corporateBody)

Ackerson, John. (person)

Hart, E. Neville. (person)

Smith, Willard (person)

Solosth, Marta H. Hennum. (person)

Kraft, John A. (person)

Murphy, M. Farmer. (person)

Stewart, William E., 1940-.... (person)

Richard F. Holmes (person)

Orvis, Eugene L. (person)

Focillon, Marguerite H. (person)

Fabritsky, I. S. (person)

Malvina Thompson. (person)

National Jewish Welfare Board (corporateBody)

Army-Navy Division is the branch of the JWB that intercedes for the needs and interests of Jewish military personnel; name officially introduced in 1941. From the guide to the National Jewish Welfare Board, Army-Navy Division records, undated, 1917-1955, 1969, 1974, (American Jewish Historical Society) Established 1917 to provide support services for Jewish military personnel, and after 1921 also for YM-YWHAs, Jewish community centers, and Jewish-sponsored camps. ...

Polk Miller Products Corp. (corporateBody)

Patterson, William D. (William Dudley), 1910-1986 (person)

Amalgamated Bank of New York. (corporateBody)

Indianapolis recorder. (corporateBody)

George Pheldon Stewart (1874-1924) was an African American community leader; with William H. Porter he established the Indianapolis Recorder in 1895. Portraits of church leaders and politicians illustrated articles beginning about 1916, news photographs were used regularly starting in the 1940s and by 1960 photographs illustrated all sections of the newspaper. From the description of Collection [graphic], ca. 1900-1983. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 384806...

Velasco, J. Manuel. (person)

Shishkin, Boris. (person)

Murphy, John A., 1927- (person)

McGill, George (person)

Siegal, Sheppard. (person)

Bailey, David Algar (person)

Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000412.0x0002dd ...

Morrison, Hunter H. (person)

S. A. Trone (person)

Davis, Elmer Holmes, 1890-1958 (person)

Author, journalist, news analyst, and government official. From the description of Elmer Holmes Davis papers, 1865-1957 (bulk 1946-1957). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74986273 American journalist and author. From the description of Then came war : 1939 : sound recording, 1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122446694 Writer. From the description of Reminiscences of Elmer Holmes Davis : oral history, 1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 1224...

James Loeb (person)

National Military Establishment (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Huett, R. H. (person)

Patri, Giacomo, 1898- (person)

Giacomo Patri (1898-1978) was an Italian-American artist, illustrator and teacher. He came to American as a young man in 1916 and studied at the California School of Fine Art; he later taught at both the Presidio Hill School and California Labor School, and then had his own art school. He was also a champion fencer. From the guide to the Giacomo Patri Engraving, undated, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Illustrator, painter, i...

Labor League for Human Rights (corporateBody)

Herrick, Leonora. (person)

H. Lynn Gudie (person)

Glassman, Don (person)

Halpern, Daniel (person)

Wilson, Charles Morrow, 1905-1977 (person)

Wallenberg, Raoul, 1912-1947 (person)

Raoul Wallenberg, also known as Raoul Gustaf Wallenberg, (b. August 4, 1912, Lidingö, Sweden-d. 1947, Lubyanka Prison, Moscow), Swedish diplomat in Nazi-occupied Hungary who led an extensive and successful mission to save the lives of nearly 100,000 Hungarian Jews....

Milton S. Koblitz (person)

Ludwig, Emil, 1881-1948 (person)

Emil Ludwig was a friend of Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel; he had contact with them in France at the beginning of their exile, and he likewise emigrated to the U.S. in 1940 and settled in California, where they continued their friendship with him. Ludwig had become a Swiss citizen in 1932, and he returned to live there after the war. Elga Ludwig was Emil's wife. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, ca. 1939-1946. (University of Pennsylvania Library)....

Redman, Ben Ray, 1896-1961 (person)

Claussen, Genevieve. (person)

Horlings, Albert. (person)

Kraushaar, Meyer. (person)

Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946 (person)

Epithet: President Foreign Policy Association USA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x0000bd Educator, lecturer, and publicist; active in international affairs. From the description of Raymond Leslie Buell papers, 1915-1981 (bulk 1920-1946). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014557 Biographical Note ...

Pool, David de Sola, 1885-1970 (person)

A leading figure in American Jewish life during the 20th century, Reverend Dr. David de Sola Pool was minister of Congregation Shearith Israel (the first Jewish congregation to be established in North America) in New York City and President of the Union of Sephardic Congregations. Rev. Dr. de Sola Pool married Tamar Hirschensohn (1890-1981) in 1917. Tamar H. de Sola Pool was National President of Hadassah (1939-1943) and active in the National Council of Jewish Women and World Zionist Organizati...

Gregory, W. Edgar. (person)

R. C. Whitford (person)

Gardner, Harold. (person)

Kenyon, Thedia Cox. (person)

K. M. (Kavalam Madhava) Panikkar (person)

Marcus A. Heyman. (person)

Belfrage, Cedric (person)

Rossiter, Clinton L. (person)

MacMaster, Amy. (person)

Morrison, Robert, 1782-1834 (person)

Epithet: of Londonderry British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000841.0x00001b English orientalist and missionary. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Rev. I. Arundel, 1825 Jan. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613042 Epithet: of Add MS 39105 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000841.0x00001a E...

Schumm, Dorothy. (person)

Corwin, Emil (person)

Rogers, Donald William, recipient. (person)

Gilbert, Patricia E. (person)

Alexander, A. H. (person)

Tead, Ordway, 1891-1973 (person)

Editor, teacher. From the description of Reminiscences of Ordway Tead : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737043 ...

Bercovici, Rion, 1903?-1976 (person)

Stone, Julius, 1907-1985 (person)

Professor of Law, University of N.S.W. and Visiting Professor at Hastings College of Law, San Francisco; Challis Prof. of International Law and Jurisprudence at Sydney University 1942-1972; author of a number of books and numerous articles on law and international relations. See Who's Who 1974. From the description of Papers of Julius Stone, 1929-2001. 1929-2001. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 221328490 ...

DeBordenave, E. A. (person)

Cho, Pierre. (person)

Oakford, Edwin (person)

Kelly, R. G. (person)

Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998 (person)

Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Steele Commager : oral history, [196-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122619921 From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Steele Commager : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309728956 American historian. From the description of The price of Eire's neutrality : printed, 1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Lambert Davis (person)

Sackett, Sheldon F. (person)

Jaszunski, Grzegorz (person)

David, Paul T. (Paul Theodore), 1906-1994 (person)

Economist, government official, University of Virginia Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs, author. From the description of Paul T. David papers [manuscript], 1936-1939. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647906055 Educator and political scientist. From the description of Paul Theodore David Papers [manuscript] 1918-51. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647939754 University of Virginia Professor of Government. F...

Garlington, S. W. (person)

Karl Goerdeler (person)

Evatt, Herbert Vere, 1894-1965 (person)

Member of the Australian Labor Party from the early 1920's. His political positions included Attorney-General and Minister for External Affairs, 1941-1949, Deputy Prime Minister, 1946-1949, Deputy Leader of the Opposition, 1950. He was President of the General Assembly of United Nations, 1946-1948. Later he was leader of the Opposition and Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia. From the description of Speeches and related papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat re...

Archer, Glen (person)

McDaniel, Ruel, 1896- (person)

Kahn, Alfred E. (Alfred Edward) (person)

Economist, professor of economics at Cornell University. From the description of Alfred E. Kahn papers, 1942-1994. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64072502 Alfred E. Kahn was born on October 17, 1917 in Paterson, New Jersey. He received an A.B. in 1936 and an M.A. in 1937 from New York University; he was a graduate student at the University of Missouri from 1937 to 1938; and he received a Ph.D. from Yale University in 1942. He served in the U.S. Army in 194...

Levy, Newman (person)

Sinsheimer, Bernard. (person)

Anshen, Ruth Nanda (person)

BIOGHIST REQUIRED Ruth Nanda Anshen (1900-2003) was a philosopher, author, and editor. In 1958, she established the Anshen-Columbia University Seminars on the Nature of Man, which attracted prominent scientists, theologians, writers, artists, world leaders and philosophers. Dr. Anshen edited over one hundred works in fields ranging from physics and biology to philosophy, education, psychology, and esthetics, and wrote many books herself, including The Anatomy...

Patai, Raphael, 1910-1996 (person)

Anthropologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Raphael Patai : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419151 Raphael Patai (1910-1996) was a prominent cultural anthropologist and authority on Jewish cultures around the world. He was born in Budapest, Hungary on November 22, 1910, the son of Hungarian Jews, Edith (Ehrenfeld) Patai and Joseph Patai (1882-1953). Until 1935, Patai used his birth name Ervin...

Davis, Melton S. (person)

American Civil Liberties Union. New York City Civil Liberties Committee (corporateBody)

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Hagen, K. V., recipient. (person)

Leyda, John M. (person)

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Kitty, Darla (person)

Eleanor King, possibly of Liverpool, England. From the guide to the Eleanor King commonplace book, 1781-1783, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) ...

Green, William (person)

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Lund, Harald H. (person)

Hartley, Livingston, 1900- (person)

Reis, Bernard J. (person)

Bernard J. Reis was a Certified Public Accountant in New York, New York. J. B. Hanford was a mining engineer in Morgantown, West Virginia and the general superintendent of the Elkins Coal and Coke Company. The Elkins Coal and Coke Company was chartered in 1890, organized in 1902, and acquired by the Penn Mary Coal Company, a subsidiary of Bethlehem Steel Company, in 1919. From the description of Report on the valuation of Elkins Coal and Coke Company, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1921 ...

Rodney Dutcher, Jr. (person)

Troeltsch, Ernst, 1865-1923 (person)

Bornstein, Josef (person)

Macneil, Alan (person)

Daniels, Ernest A. (person)

Cochran, Clay L. (person)

Clay L. Cochran (1914-1982) was a professor of economics at the University of Oklahoma from 1949-1952, an economist and department director with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association from 1952-1958, an agricultural labor specialist in the Industrial Union Department of the AFL-CIO from 1958-1966, and executive director of Rural America from 1966-1979. Cochran was denied tenure at the University of Oklahoma in 1952 in part due to alleged communist and social...

Mummy, Lenore O'Rourke. (person)

Calhoun, Mary E. (person)

Nicol, John M. (person)

Finlay, Robert M. (person)

Weinbach, Robert W. (person)

Allen Kander (person)

Grattan, C. Hartley (Clinton Hartley), 1902-1980 (person)

United Editorial Limited (corporateBody)

Menefee, Selden Cowles, 1909-1992 (person)

Weinerman, Dick (person)

Frank Rosenthal (person)

Moran, Estelle (person)

Amussen, Theodore A. (person)

Gettner, Victor S. (person)

Mechling, Tom. (person)

Howe, Frederic C., 1867-1940 (person)

Beigel-Ujhely, Greta. (person)

Seeley, Evelyn. (person)

Alsegg, Robert J. (person)

Maurice G. Postley (person)

Norton, William J. (person)

Sachs, Maxwell (person)

Whicher, Harriet. (person)

Dolivet, Louis. (person)

Treacy, Charles J. (person)

Wang, Chi-Chen, 1899- (person)

Stone, Hannah M. (Hannah Mayer), 1894-1941 (person)

Kleinfeld, Martin (person)

Bishop, A. S. (person)

Sargent, Porter (person)

Hall, Florence (person)

Pinci, A. R. (person)

De Guzman, Paul. (person)

Critz, Wiley. (person)

Atlee, John S. (person)

Daniel Kornblum (person)

Darrin, David. (person)

Miller, Perry (person)

Sisson, Charles N. (person)

Messersmith, George S. (George Strausser), 1883-1960 (person)

The career of George Strausser Messersmith explodes the myth of the diplomat as "cookie pusher." Although he enjoyed social life, and he and Mrs. Messersmith entertained frequently, he was also a hard worker, spending long hours at his desk every day. Born in Fleetwood, Pennsylvania in 1883, Messersmith spent his early years in Pennsylvania, and after graduating from Keystone State Normal School in 1900, he studied at Delaware College, now th...

Ratcliff, Thomas J. (person)

Galloway, F. W. (person)

Mitchell, C. Clyde (person)

Heckscher, Helmut. (person)

H. M. (Howard Madison) Parshley (person)

O'Connor, Jessie Lloyd, 1904- (person)

Jessie Lloyd O'Connor piloting Volya , undated Jessie Lloyd, journalist and social activist, was born in Winnetka, Illinois on February 14, 1904, the daughter of William Bross Lloyd, writer and socialist, and Lola Maverick, pacifist and founder of the U.S. section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). O'Connor's grandfather was Henry Demarest Lloyd, muckraking journalist and author of Wealth Against Commonwealth (1894), an expose of Standard...

Wise, Sidney (person)

Haggard, G. W. (person)

Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998 (person)

Epithet: Professor of English British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0002f8 American writer, literary critic and memoirist; author of "On native grounds," and "A walk in the city." From the description of Alfred Kazin letter [manuscript], 1943 March 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999332 Writer. From the description of Reminiscences of Alfred Kazin: oral h...

Coble, Raymond D. (person)

Arthur L. Martsolf (person)

Gresham, Mary. (person)

Kauffman, John E. (person)

Lattimore, Owen, 1900-1989 (person)

Orientalist, author, educator, and historian; died 1989. From the description of Owen Lattimore papers, 1907-1997 (bulk 1950-1989). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983405 Biographical Note 1900, July 29 Born, Washington, D.C. 1913 1914 Atten...

M. S. Paige (person)

Stevens, Edmund (person)

Perlow, Nat K (person)

Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 (person)

Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Reinhold Niebuhr and his wife, Ursula Niebuhr. From the description of Letters, 1935-1982, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155873776 Theologian, philosopher, and author. From the description of Papers of Reinhold Niebuhr, 1907-1994 (bulk 1930-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063622 Theologian. From the description of Reminiscences of Reinhold Niebuhr...

Guérard, Albert J. (Albert Joseph), 1914- (person)

Guérard is an emeritus professor of English at Stanford University and a novelist. From the description of Research materials on John Hawkes, 1959-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866725 From the description of Research Materials on Lya de Putti and Lois Moran, 1923-1996. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510610 Albert Joseph Guérard is Professor Emeritus of English at Stanford University, and a novelist. From the description of Albert J. Guéra...

McGraw, Robert Bush. (person)

Robin, Dimitri (person)

Lerner, Dan (person)

Chapman, Stanley H. (person)

W. H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (person)

Macdonald, Ross (person)

Alter, Karl J. (person)

Torpats, John (person)

De Lisser, Inez. (person)

Lydia Nadejena (person)

MacNeal, Kenneth (person)

Nansen, Odd (person)

Eisler, Armand. (person)

Unger Freedman & Fleischer. (corporateBody)

Stoneman, William. (person)

Frampton, Will. (person)

Harris, A. I. (person)

Macdonald, Tom, 1900- (person)

Peterson, M. (person)

Arata, Oliver S. (person)

Streit, Clarence K. (Clarence Kirshman), 1896-1986 (person)

Author, editor, and journalist. From the description of Papers of Clarence K. Streit, 1838-1990 (bulk 1939-1986). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071998 From the description of Papers, 1910-1987 (bulk 1939-1977). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 28495262 American journalist and author. From the description of Letter to Mr. Williamson [manuscript], 1935 January 24. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976010 ...

Leonard, John (person)

Epithet: trade union official British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000270.0x000279 ...

Steen, Julian Jonathan. (person)

Nef, Victor (person)

Evans, Frank Bowen (person)

Somin, W.O. (person)

Hodges, R. M. (person)

Littell, Norman M. (Norman Mather), 1899-1994 (person)

Norman M. Littell was born in 1899 in Indianapolis to Dr. Joseph and Clara Munger Littell. He attended Wabash College and continued his education at Oxford after he was awarded a Rhodes scholarship. He graduated from the University of Washington's law school in 1927. Littell married Katherine Mather on June 14, 1930. The couple had two children, Katherine and Norman. Littell was the Assistant Attorney General of the U.S. in charge of Public Lands Division, U.S. Dept. of Justice 1939-1944 and was...

Dorner, Alexander, 1893-1957 (person)

Art historian. Dorner emigrated from Germany to the U.S. and became director of the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design. From the description of Alexander Dorner papers, 1938-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122355077 Alexander Dorner was born January, 1893, in Königsberg, Germany. After attending Königsberg University, he transferred to the University of Berlin in 1915, where he began his study of art history, archaeology, philosophy, and h...

One World Congress, Inc. (corporateBody)

Harry Steinberg (person)

Fromm, Joe. (person)

Canada. Parliament. House of Commons (corporateBody)

W. A. Finley (person)

Maurice R. Scharff (person)

Chand, Kailash (person)

Forbus, Yvonne. (person)

Cantine, Jo (person)

Fred R. Barger (person)

Garden, Anton. (person)

McLean, Blaine. (person)

WNBC (corporateBody)

Gordon, H. S. (Hayden Samuel), 1910- (person)

Farer, Ben. (person)

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 (person)

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...

Jacobsen, John M. (person)

McLane, Charles B. (person)

Bennett, E. L. (person)

Elgen, Riley C. (person)

Jamieson, Ronald B., 1913- (person)

Ronald B. Jamieson (b. 1918), circuit judge in Hawaii, called for a recount of votes in the 1960 Presidential election in Hawaii on December 6, 1960. The judge refused to halt the recounting of ballots in thirty-four disputed precincts despite protests by Republicans. On December 27, 1960, Judge Jamieson ruled that President-elect Kennedy won the presidential election in Hawaii by a 115-vote margin. From the description of Jamieson, Ronald B., 1918- (U.S. National Archives and Record...

Ginzburg, Benjamin, 1898- (person)

Joseph McCarthy. (person)

Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 (person)

Journalist. From the description of Papers of Drew Pearson, 1947-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74986025 Andrew Russell "Drew" Pearson (1897-1969) was a journalist who traveled extensively as a foreign correspondent for several newspapers, including the Baltimore Sun. In 1931, Pearson and Robert S. Allen anonymously co-authored a book entitled Washington Merry-Go-Round, with gossip about the Washington, D.C. higher-ups, President Herbert Hoover, and Congress. In 1932, ...

AFG Literary Agency. (corporateBody)

Theron L. Prentiss (person)

Rodnick, David, 1908- (person)

Born in New Haven, Connecticut, sociologist and anthropologist David Rodnick (1908-1980) earned a B. S. from New York University in 1930, an M.A. from Yale in 1933, and a Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania in 1936. Following World War II, he began cultural analysis of European countries and cultures including posts at the Office of Military Government in occupied Germany, the Paris office of Air University, the University of Oslo, Columbia University, and Princeton University. ...

New leader's (corporateBody)

Weiss, Francis Joseph. (person)

Kemper, J.P. (person)

Muriel Harris Madox Hueffer (person)

Hunter, William A. (William Albert), 1908- (person)

Kempner, Robert M. W. (Robert Max Wasilii), 1899-1993 (person)

Taylor, Harold (person)

Mrs. Lyttleton W. Ballard (Juliet Brooke) (person)

Hillman, Richard, 1964- (person)

Schoop, John C. (person)

Hersey, John, 1914-1993 (person)

John Hersey was born in Tientsin, China, the son of YMCA missionaries. Following his graduation from Yale in 1936, he became a prominent American journalist and novelist. From the description of John Hersey papers, ca. 1900-1985 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702160854 John Hersey was an author and journalist, best known for socially conscious novels such as A Bell for Adano and Hiroshima. Hersey was born in China to missionary parents, and graduated fro...

Boyd, Katharine. (person)

Johnson, Susie B. (person)

Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995 (person)

Stephen Spender was a British essayist, literary critic, playwright, poet, and translator. From the description of Stephen Spender collection of papers, [1931]-1993 bulk ([1931]-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430876 From the guide to the Stephen Spender collection of papers, 1928]-1993, 1931-1967, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Stephen Spender was an English poet and...

Allen, Louise C. (person)

Kohn, Hans, 1891-1971 (person)

Correspondence to Lewis and Sophia Mumford from Hans Kohn and his wife, Yetty Wahl Kohn. From the description of Letters, 1940-1969, to Lewis and Sophia Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155870967 Born in Prague on September 15, 1891, Hans Kohn was active in Zionist student organizations. He received a Doctor of Law degree from the German University in Prague. In World War I, he became a prisoner of war and was interned in Samarkand and Khabo...

Inter-State Milk Producers' Association, Inc. (corporateBody)

Elizabeth K. Van Alstyne (person)

Stursberg, A. L. Peter. (person)

Most, Amicus (person)

Chicago maroon. (corporateBody)

Russell, R. P. (person)

Howells, Dorothy Sabin Butler. (person)

Lann, Robert (person)

Hift, Fred. (person)

Burns, Angelina. (person)

Covington, Ruby (person)

Salpeter, Harry (person)

Writer, art critic, gallery owner; New York, N.Y.; b. 1895; d. 1967; owner of the Harry Salpeter Gallery; New York, N.Y. From the description of Harry Salpeter papers, 1934-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84163304 ...

Facts on file, Inc. (corporateBody)

Louis E. Thayer (person)

Cayton, Horace R. (Horace Roscoe), 1903-1970 (person)

African American author and sociologist. From the description of Horace Cayton collection, 1965. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70965364 Afro-American author. From the description of Horace Roscoe Cayton correspondence, 1963-1969. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 86118280 Horace R. Cayton, Jr. was born in Seattle, WA. on April 12, 1903 to Horace Roscoe Cayton Sr. (newspaper owner, editor, publisher), and Susie Cayton (j...

Richman, Howard Hall. (person)

Paschasius, Walter (person)

Stearns, Harold E. (person)

Bracco, Edgar Jean. (person)

Murphy, Mary E. (person)

Kamitchis, Peter (person)

O'Leary, Dillon. (person)

Redman, Claire Clara?. (person)

United States. Marine Corps (corporateBody)

The U.S. Marine Corps was established on November 10, 1775. From the description of Papers, 1933-1945. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 754107146 The history of the Marine Corps Navajo Code Talkers dates from 1942-1945. In 1942, a white man by the name of Phillip Johnston, who had lived on a Navajo reservation for many years of his life, conceived an idea that he thought might help the war. He believed that the Navajo language, a verbal, rarely-written language, coul...

Gerald P. O'Hara (person)

Carlos de Naranja. (person)

Pearlman, Moshe, 1911-1986 (person)

Pennant, Edmund, 1917- (person)

Lowell, A. Lawrence (Abbott Lawrence), 1856-1943 (person)

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...

Field, Harold C. (person)

Sheba Strunsky. (person)

Harrison, Gilbert A. (person)

Gilbert A. Harrison was born in Detroit on May 18, 1915, one of three children to Samuel and Mabel Wolfe Harrison. He earned a B.A. degree in psychology from UCLA in 1937 and went on to serve in the U.S. Army in World War II. Following the war, in 1948, Harrison became national chairman of the American Veterans Committe. In 1953, with his wife, Anne Blaine, he purchased The New Republic, where he served as publisher and editor until 1974. Harrison was the author of two books, A Timeless Affair: ...

Aitken, Walter, 1869-1948 (person)

Walter Aitken was born in Streetsville, Ontario, Canada on June 17, 1869, the son of William and Janet MacGregor Aitken. He attended common schools and moved to New York City in 1886 where he learned the printer's trade. Aitken traveled to Montana in 1888 and sought work as a cowboy in the Shields River valley until resuming he resumed his newspaper career for the Livingston Post in 1893. He went on to establish newspapers of his own in Columbus, Big Timer, and Kalispell before beco...

Ethel Rosenberg (person)

Montgomery, Donald E. (person)

Bothmer, Bernard V. (person)

Braude, Michael (person)

Michael Braude (1909-1986) was a successful businessman. He immigrated to the United States from Lithuania when he was eleven. After World War II, he founded the Emkemkey Car Leasing Company, which became one of the county's largest fleet leasers. In 1959, he founded Quadrangle Books in Chicago and in 1969 sold it to "New York Times." His wealth allowed him to become principal benefactor of the University of Chicago's Cort Theater and the Hebrew University's drama center in Jerusalem. Despite hi...

Borras, Cristobal. (person)

Swart, Charles M. (person)

Haskell, Henry. (person)

Fraydas, Stan (person)

Chertoff, Mordecai S., 1922-.... (person)

Stewart, Peggy (person)

Weyl, Nathaniel, 1910-2005 (person)

American writer and economist. From the description of Nathaniel Weyl papers, 1920-2004. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872257 Biographical/Historical Note 1910 Born, New York City 1931 B.S., Columbia University 1931 ...

GROSS, JOEL (person)

Hertzberg, Arthur (person)

Randel, William. (person)

Atkinson, William, -1509 (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 37187 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001187.0x00032f Epithet: ADC to the General commanding the Eastern District British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001187.0x00032c Epithet: Secretary, Darwen and District Trades' Council British Library Archives and Manuscripts...

Douglas, Paul H. (person)

Rodek, Fritz (person)

Palcor News Agency. (corporateBody)

Foerster, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1869-1966 (person)

Epithet: German philosopher and educationist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000498.0x000387 Foerster was a German educator who studied philosophy, economics, and political issues. He emigrated to New York in 1940. From the description of F. W. Foerster autograph letter signed to Mrs. Rank, 1940 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864922 ...

Finkelstein, Louis, 1895-1991 (person)

Chancellor, Jewish Theological Seminary of America. From the description of Correspondence to Chaim Potok, 1955-1981. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 700038813 ...

Binger, Carl (Carl Alfred Lanning), 1889-1976 (person)

United Mail Order, Warehouse, and Retail Employees Union (corporateBody)

KFWB (Radio station : Hollywood, Calif.) (corporateBody)

Ann Watkins, Inc. (corporateBody)

Coin Machine Institute. Legal Department. (corporateBody)

Ferdinand Lundberg (person)

Ross, Saidee Newcombe. (person)

Scoville, Herbert (person)

Levin, Ruben (person)

Skouras, George P., 1896-1964 (person)

Thomas H. Mettler (person)

Fawcett, W. McRae. (person)

Kluttz, Jerry. (person)

Lanzillotti, G. M. (person)

Diekman, Hugh. (person)

Ludwig, Mario (person)

Citizens' Housing and Planning Council of New York, Inc. (corporateBody)

Sullivan, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph), 1938- (person)

Mirkowich, Nicholas. (person)

Kaltenborn, Rolf. (person)

Freuchen, Peter, 1886-1957 (person)

Lorenz Peter Elfred Freuchen (b. February 2, 1886, Nykøbing Falster, Denmark-d. September 2, 1957, Anchorage, Alaska) was a Danish explorer, author, journalist and anthropologist. He is notable for his role in Arctic exploration, especially the Thule Expeditions...

Meyer, Richard A., 1933- (person)

Richard A. Meyer is a Nuclear chemist and author....

Goldberg, Arthur J. (person)

Arthur Joseph Goldberg was born August 8, 1908, in Chicago, Illinois, the youngest of eight children of Russian immigrants. His father, a produce peddler, died in 1916, forcing his siblings to quit school and go to work to support the family. As the youngest child, he was allowed to continue school, graduating from high school at age 16. He received a Bachelor of Science in Law from Northwestern, magna cum laude, at age 19 in 1929. He became the editor-in-chief of the ¿Illinois Law Review,¿ the ...

Herzog, Madeleine (person)

Roberts, Clete, 1912-1984 (person)

Clete Roberts (1912-1984) was born Bernard Cletus Van Hauss in Portland, Ore. He began his broadcasting career in Seattle, Wash. in 1928 delivering daily radio stock market reports for the brokerage firm for which he worked. After abandoning aspirations of becoming a professional opera singer, Roberts worked at various Seattle radio stations, including KJR, as a journalist. In 1937 was offered a position as a reporter in Los Angeles by Transradio Press. Within the next several years, Mr. Roberts...

Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 (person)

Lord Fenner Brockway (1888-1988) was Editor of The Labour Leader, the official organ of the Independent Labour Party, an active campaigner against the First World War, and Secretary of the No-Conscription Fellowship. He was court-martialled at Chester and imprisoned at Wormwood Scrubs, Wandsworth, and Lincoln until 1919. From the guide to the Interview with Fenner Brockway, 1975, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) ...

Muste, A. J. (Abraham John), 1885-1967 (person)

Clergyman, pacifist. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham John Muste : oral history, 1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309741542 From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham John Muste : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122681124 A.J. Muste (1885-1967). Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919. When he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrenc...

National St. Lawrence Association. (corporateBody)

Kaskeline, Egon (person)

Mario Rossi (person)

R. K. Ready (person)

Moffett, Robert L. (person)

Heller, Viktor (person)

Ferns, H. S. (Henry Stanley), 1913- (person)

Canto, Estela (person)

Williams, Eric, 1911-1983 (person)

Eric Williams, famous British World War II escapee and author of "The wooden horse" (1949), "The tunnel" (1951), "The escapers" (1953) and "Complete and free" (1957). From the description of Papers. 1957. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222681123 Epithet: playwright; al. 'Tennessee Williams' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x0002e4 ...

Paterson, Chat (person)

Kirchwey, Karl, 1956- (person)

A. S. Orlans (person)

Manny, Frank A. (Frank Addison), 1868-1954 (person)

Progressive educator at Grand Rapids, Michigan, Chicago, Illinois, and Boxford, Massachusetts. From the description of Frank Addison Manny papers, 1890-1955. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80634577 From the description of Frank Addison Manny papers, 1890-1955. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419568 Frank Addison Manny was a progressive educator who believed in applying "an attitude of inquiry" to the classroom. Manny explo...

Mitchell, Kate L. (Kate Louise), 1909-.... (person)

Dushaw, Amos I. (Amos Isaac), 1879- (person)

Cane, Melville, 1879-1980 (person)

Lawyer and poet. From the description of Letters 1936-1957. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 703899109 Lawyer, poet, and Naumburg's brother-in-law. From the description of Correspondence with Margaret Naumburg, 1922-1975. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63585399 Lawyer, poet. From the description of Reminiscences of Melville Henry Cane : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). Worl...

Nation Press Printing Co. (corporateBody)

Winslow, Gertrude L. (person)

Phillips, Gifford (person)

Edwards, Norman L. (person)

Sanborn, Agnes Goldman, 1887-1984. (person)

Agnes Goldman Sanborn was born in New York City on August 30, 1887, the youngest daughter of Julius and Sarah Adler Goldman. Active in civic and humanitarian causes, Sanborn (Bryn Mawr, B.A., 1909; Columbia University, M.A., 1913; New York University, Ph.D. in bacteriology, 1923) joined the Red Cross in WWI, was a bacteriologist in Palestine (1918-1919), and worked at the New York Board of Health and the Boston Psychopathic Hospital. She was active in the United Jewish Appeal in the...

William W. Kassin (person)

Oda, James S. (person)

Elguera, Juan Ignacio. (person)

Katzenstein, Al H. (person)

Lurie, H. Lee. (person)

MacLeod, A. A. (person)

Epithet: National Chairman of the Canadian League against War and Fascism British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x0001a6 ...

Fisher, William H. (person)

Klausner, Abraham J. (person)

Abraham Judah Klausner was born in Memphis, Tennessee on April 27, 1915, one of five children of Joseph Klausner, a Hungarian immigrant who owned a dry goods store, and Tillie Binstalk Klausner, an Austrian immigrant. He was raised in Denver, Colorado and graduated from the University of Denver in 1938 and was ordained at Hebrew Union College in 1941. Following ordination, Klausner joined the army and served as a chaplain at the Lawson General Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Klausner ...

Latimer, Ira, 1906- (person)

Klaus, Samuel (person)

Robert Stuart (person)

Fox, Mary (person)

Epithet: wife of General C R Fox British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000350.0x000145 Epithet: of Add MS 38579 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x0001e6 ...

Randolph, A. Philip, 1889-1979 (person)

Civil rights leader and President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Randolph died in 1979. From the guide to the A. Philip Randolph collection, 1940-1978, (The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.) ...

Heinz Norden (person)

Keenleyside, Hugh Llewellyn, 1898-.... (person)

Douglas, Helen Gahagan, 1900- (person)

Willard Shelton (person)

Bernheim, John (person)

Buchanan, John, 1959- (person)

Epithet: Vice-Lieutenant of county Dumbarton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0003b1 Epithet: of Carbeth, county Stirlingshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0003b0 Epithet: MP for Dumbartonshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_10000000079...

Fles, Barthold, 1902-.... (person)

Literary agent. From the description of Correspondence with Chaim Potok, 1960-1961. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 700036194 Fles was a literary agent. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1947. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863267 ...

United States Cuban Sugar Council (corporateBody)

Archer, Glenn L., 1929-2011 (person)

Wolseley, Roland Edgar, 1904-.... (person)

Roland Edgar Wolseley (1904-1998) was an American journalist and journalism professor, and author of a survey of the black press. A graduate of Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, he taught journalism at Syracuse University for more than 25 years. He was perhaps best known for his 1972 book Black Press U.S.A., one of the first surveys of black journalism in America. From the guide to the Roland E. Wolseley Papers, 1904-1994, (Special Collections Resea...

Jacobs, Laura. (person)

Stockwell, Richard E. (person)

Lucas, Margaret E. (person)

Teed, Dexter H. (person)

MacDonald, Donald C., 1913-2008 (person)

Emma Bray (person)

Davis, Irma. (person)

Jiménez Malaret, René. (person)

Sheppard, A. W. (person)

Farrelly, Catherine. (person)

Bynum, Grace Potter. (person)

M. Benedite (person)

Lurton Blassingame. (person)

Domac, Dragutin. (person)

Kringer, Ray L. (person)

Allen, Jay, 1900- (person)

Engel, Kay (person)

Klausner, Bertha. (person)

Young, Consuelo C. (person)

United States Postal Service (corporateBody)

Fuller was born in Mass. on Aug. 13, 1787. He moved to N.Y. (State) where he served as a member of the N.Y. Assembly and Senate. In 1837 he moved to Adrian (Mich.), where he served as a Representative from Lenawee County and Speaker of the House, 1841. Fuller also served as Assist. Postmaster under Pres. Harrison. He later returned to N.Y. (State). From the description of Correspondence, 1842,1867. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 43624422 Lonnie Busch illust...

Sears, Paul B. (Paul Bigelow), 1891-1990 (person)

Paul Bigelow Sears, educator and ecologist, was born on December 17, 1891 in Bucyrus, Ohio. He received his B.S. degree in 1913 from Ohio Wesleyan University. He earned a M.A. from the University of Nebraska in 1915 and completed his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago in 1922. He began his teaching career as an instructor in botany at Ohio State University and subsequently taught at the University of Nebraska (1919-1927), the University of Oklahoma (1927-1938), and Oberlin College (1938-1950). I...

Doherty, Beka (person)

Thorpe, John (person)

Epithet: in Sierra Leone British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x000275 Epithet: of Add MS 33902 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x00035b Epithet: junior, MD, of University College, Oxford; Under-Secretary of the Royal Society; afterwards of Rochester, county Kent Brit...

Teller, Judd L., 1912-1972 (person)

Murray, James E. (James Edward), 1876-1961 (person)

James E. Murray was born May 3, 1876 in Toronto, Canada and graduated from New York University Law School in 1990. He came to Butte, Montana after receiving his law degree and was admitted to the bar in Montana in 1901. After serving as Silver Bow County Attorney from 1906-1908, he went into private practice where he gained wealth and prominence. He died in Butte, Montana on March 23, 1961 he was 84. James Murray He entered the Senate in 1935 by winning election to the r...

Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977 (person)

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...

Wharton, Henry J. (person)

Decker, Thomas (person)

Reimann, Günter, 1904- (person)

German-American economic journalist; editor-in-chief, International Reports. From the description of Günter Reimann papers, 1927-2005. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864599 ...

Lowenstein, Alan V., 1913-2007 (person)

Milosevich, B. N. (person)

R. A. Ellis (person)

Knight, Maxwell E. (person)

Tresca, Carlo, 1879-1943 (person)

Carlo Tresca (1879-1943), was an Italian-born anarchist, who emigrated to the United States in 1904. He was a labor organizer, including with the Industrial Workers of the World, a journalist, and editor, notably of Il Proletario, the official newspaper of the Italian Socialist Federation, and of Il Martello, an anti-fascist newspaper. An opponent of both fascism and Stalinism, he was assassinated in New York City in 1943. From the guide to the Carlo Tresca "Autobiography" (typescrip...

Ferris Greenslet (person)

Abramowitz, Isidore (person)

Bernstein, David (person)

Kurt Schumacher. (person)

Goode, Ruth (person)

Trigant Burrow (person)

Samuel Untermyer. (person)

E. H. Forby (person)

Schweitzer, Leonard J. (person)

Georgeson, Dagmar. (person)

Schneider, Franz, 1928- (person)

Board of Inquiry into Germany. (corporateBody)

Morton S. Goldstein (person)

Hettinger, Herman S. (Herman Strecker), 1902-1972 (person)

Dr. Hettinger was the first Research Director of the National Association of Broadcasters (1934-1935), as well as a legal advisor, business executive, author, and professor at the University of Pennsylvania (1933-1945). He served as an economic consultant to CBS and NBC, as well as the FCC. During WWII he was Deputy Director of the Office of War Information's Domestic Branch (1941-1945). In 1933 he wrote A Decade of Radio Advertising, the first study of broadcasting econ...

Marshall, Leslie B. (person)

De Andréu, Jane Speed. (person)

Brown, Bruce J. (Bruce John) (person)

Chequer, Henry. (person)

Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993 (person)

Epithet: US author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000063 ...

Zapperts. (family)

Kornfeld, Kurt. (person)

Dwyer, William O. (person)

Pickett, H. Lorine. (person)

Maurice L. Zeldermayer (person)

McConnell, Burt M. (Burt Morton), 1888-1960 (person)

American Automatic Typewriter Co. (corporateBody)

Lee, Robert N. (Robert Nelson), 1890-1964 (person)

A. Martial Capbern (person)

Rooney, James (person)

Von Borowsky, Lisa. (person)

Cross, Ira B. (Ira Brown), 1880- (person)

Biography Ira Brown Cross, a descendant of William Bradford and John and Priscilla Alden of the Plymouth Colony, was born December 1, 1880 in Decatur, Illinois. He received his A.B. and M.A. degrees from the University of Wisconsin, and while a student there became a member of the Socialist Party. In 1904 he served as the Assistant Secretary of the National Convention of the Socialist Party in Chicago. Cross received his Ph.D. from Stanford U...

David K. Berninghausen's (person)

Munves, James (person)

Moscow, Henry. (person)

Long, Stuart. (person)

Clayton W. Fountain (person)

Freifeld, Sidney (person)

More, A. Gordon. (person)

Budzislawski, Herman. (person)

McKenzie, Robert Trelford (person)

Katz, Nathan (person)

Chapman, Abraham (person)

Gould, Linwood. (person)

Laird, Robert H. (person)

Corse, Madeline (person)

Smith, James Steel (person)

Mitchell, Donald W. (Donald William), 1911-.... (person)

Pankhurst, E. Sylvia (Estelle Sylvia), 1882-1960 (person)

Epithet: political activist, author, and artist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x0003c7 British suffragist, daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst. From the description of The Home front Manuscript, 1932. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006778 Estelle Sylvia Pankhurst, suffragette and leading international socialist, was at the forefront of the social struggles at the beginning...

Franchot, Richard (person)

Bauer, Ján. (person)

Clark, Duncan W. (person)

Beyer, Stanley J. (person)

Oppitz, John. (person)

De Schweinitz, Dorothea, 1891- (person)

Dorothea De Schweinitz graduated from Smith College, 1912; received M.A., Columbia University, 1929; employment and vocational guidance work for YWCA, New York and Philadelphia public school system; worked for the Industrial Research Department, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, then the Pennsylvania State Employment Service; researcher for U.S. Employment Service U.S. Employment Service, Washington; worked for the National Labor Relations Board, St. Louis; War Production Board; ...

Frank Sullivan (person)

Harrison, Marvin Clinton, 1890-1954 (person)

Cleveland lawyer and Ohio state senator who specialized in the areas of accident and labor law. From the description of Papers, 1915-1954. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 17383369 Marvin Clinton Harrison (1890-1954) was a Cleveland, Ohio, attorney who often supported liberal causes. He grew up in Scribner, Nebraska, graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Grinnell College, Iowa, in 1912, and from Harvard Law School in June 1915. At this time, Harrison ...

Weiss, Honi (person)

Heimberger, Frederic W. (person)

Najarian, Albert. (person)

Pozner, Vladimir (person)

Norton, Margaret I. (person)

Halpen, J. B. S. (person)

Furman, Bess, 1894-1969 (person)

Author and journalist. From the description of Bess Furman papers, 1728-1967 (bulk 1900-1966). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80347788 Biographical Note 1894, Dec. 2 Born, Danbury, Nebr. 1918 Graduated, Nebraska State Teachers College, Kearney, Nebr. ...

Fobes, Leland F. (person)

Foss, Karen. (person)

Central New York School Study Council. (corporateBody)

J. J. F. Soop (person)

Squillari, Lucille P. (person)

Dyche, Durward H. (person)

Adam, George, 1908-1963 (person)

Food for Freedom, Inc. (corporateBody)

World War II civilian relief organization, directed by Harold Weston. From the description of Records of Food for Freedom, Inc., 1942-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131144 Organizational History Food for Freedom, Inc., was founded in 1943 by Harold Weston (1894-1972), a modernist painter who devoted his work during the World War II period to combating hunger among refugees in Europe and Asia. He lobbied Eleanor Ro...

Stearns, Lutie Eugenia, 1866?-1943 (person)

Gabel, Milton. (person)

Benjamin Ginzburg (person)

Gauerke, Warren E. (person)

Willen, Pearl L. (person)

John Edwards (person)

O'Grady, Fred K. (person)

Levy, Herman M. (person)

Highberger, Robert (person)

Kowarski, Lew (person)

Kowarski (1907-1979). Physicist (nuclear physics). Director of scientific services, Commissariat à l'énergie atomique (France), 1946-1952; staff member to senior physicist, European Organization for Nuclear Research from 1953; and adviser, French delegation, United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, 1946-1948. From the description of Papers, 1907-1981, (bulk 1930-1981). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83225211 Physicist (1907-1979) (nuclear physics). Director of scientific s...

Fairfax (Passenger liner) (corporateBody)

Rockwell, Robert (person)

Cohen, Mortimer H. (person)

Smith, Jessica (person)

Davis, Lambert (person)

McKelvey, Nathaniel W. (person)

Williams, Nat D. (person)

Matsuoka, Yoko, recipient. (person)

Tucci, Niccolò, 1908-.... (person)

Born in Switzerland, raised in Italy, becoming U.S. citizen in 1953; author, playwright, and journalist; wrote in Italian and English; d. 1999. From the description of Niccolo Tucci collection, [193-]-[197-]. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969790 Novelist and journalist; writes in Italian and English. From the description of Niccolò Tucci collection, 1930-1979. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70958595 ...

Watson, Elizabeth G. (person)

Elizabeth Grill Watson (1914-2006) was a Quaker minister, feminist theologian, Bible scholar, and writer. From the description of Elizabeth G. Watson Papers, 1928-2006. (Swarthmore College). WorldCat record id: 420344315 ...

Tynes, Richard. (person)

Herrick, Mary Darrah, 1909- (person)

Max Pfeffer. (person)

Pansy Aiken Slappey (person)

Kramer, Dale (person)

Cohen, Morris Raphael, 1880-1947 (person)

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...

Feay, Herbert L. (person)

Gordon, George (person)

Title: 5th Earl of Aboyne; 9th Marquess of Huntly 1836 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x000128 Title: 6th Earl of Huntly British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x0002ba Title: 5th Duke of Gordon British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x000127 ...

Mehring, Walter, 1896-1981 (person)

Writer, born in 1896. Died in Zürich in 1981. From the guide to the Walter Mehring Collection, 1959-1996, (Leo Baeck Institute Archives) ...

Carey McWilliams (person)

Straight, Michael Whitney. (person)

Art administrator, art collector; Washington, D.C. From the description of Michael Whitney Straight interview, [ca. 1971]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220190485 The donor, Michael Straight, grew up at Dartington Hall, Devonshire, England, an experimental community founded by his mother, Dorothy Whitney Straight and her second husband Leonard K. Elmhirst. The community included a progressive coeducational boarding school and a cluster of art centers. In the early 1930s, St...

Nathanson, Jerome, 1908- (person)

Greek American Council (corporateBody)

Cooper, Lyle. (person)

Griffin, Jonathan (person)

Gilbert, Charles K. (Charles Kendall), 1878- (person)

Eaton, Howard O. (Howard Ormsby), 1895- (person)

Educator. From the description of Howard O. Eaton papers, 1940-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71010032 ...

Brockman, Earle W. (person)

Ruth Kotinsky. (person)

Nehru, Jawaharlal, 1889-1964 (person)

Epithet: Prime Minister of India British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x0003da Along with his father, Motilal, and Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru was the most visible and significant force for Indian independence. Raised partly in England, Nehru left his promising law practice to work for Indian independence, and was jailed often. He became the first Prime Minister of India, and is responsible for many of his count...

Levin, Meyer, 1905-1981 (person)

Mitchell, John (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 40374 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0003a8 Epithet: RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0003ac Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel; Major -General 1855 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0003a4 Epithet: Ald...

Urho Toivola (person)

Williams, Aubrey (person)

Weltzien, Robert F. (person)

Kling, Samuel G., 1910- (person)

Gerber, Ludwig (person)

Lindsten, Gottfrid. (person)

Taylor, Alexander Winchell. (person)

Lillie Shultz (person)

Duell, Sloan & Pearce. (corporateBody)

Heffron, Edward J. (person)

Major, Robert (person)

Kern, ... (person)

Corrigan, Gertrude. (person)

Mackenzie, Eleanor H. (person)

Czyzewski, Joseph. (person)

Levey, Seymour (person)

Hurewitz, J. C., 1914-2008 (person)

American historian. From the description of J. C. Hurewitz papers, ca. 1789-2003. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123373284 ...

O'Hollaren, William. (person)

Siegendorf, Myra (person)

Bergstrom, Wayne Gunnar. (person)

Bodansky, Harry (person)

Darling, Edward (person)

Jerry Talmer (person)

Riesman, David, 1909- (person)

Aldino Felicani (person)

Messersmith, George S. (George Strausser), 1883-1960 (person)

The career of George Strausser Messersmith explodes the myth of the diplomat as "cookie pusher." Although he enjoyed social life, and he and Mrs. Messersmith entertained frequently, he was also a hard worker, spending long hours at his desk every day. Born in Fleetwood, Pennsylvania in 1883, Messersmith spent his early years in Pennsylvania, and after graduating from Keystone State Normal School in 1900, he studied at Delaware College, now th...

Griffin, Bulkley. (person)

Methodist Federation for Social Service (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Olivier, Warner (person)

Pinthis (Gasoline tanker) (corporateBody)

Eliscu, Edward (person)

Edward Eliscu (1902-1998), was a lyricist, and also a play- and screen-writer, and a progressive activist in the entertainment industry, notably in Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s. From the description of Papers, 1938-1998. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58779918 Edward Eliscu (1902-1998), was a lyricist (best known for Without a Song ), playwright and screen-writer, and a progressive activist in the entertainment industry, notably in Hollywood ...

Swan, Nathalie (person)

New York Teachers Guild (corporateBody)

The Teacher's Union, Local 5, was organized in 1916 as an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers (AF of L), by Henry R. Linville, Abraham Lefkowitz and a few other pioneering teachers in New York City. Perhaps the most significant contribution of the T.U. during those early years was its fight on behalf of civil liberties, an area in which it would later become a formidable combatant. Its principal target was the repeal of the Lusk laws, statutes which allowed ...

United States. War Department (corporateBody)

Marcy served as Secretary of War under James K. Polk, 1845-1849. From the description of William L. Marcy letter : Washington [D.C.], to Col. J.D. Stevenson, New York City, ALS, 1846 June 26. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 43771263 Officer, Second U.S. Cavalry, 1868-1892. From the description of Report of Lieutenant Gustavus C. Doane, 1870 Dec.15. (Montana State University Bozeman Library). WorldCat record id: 43955079 U.S. gov...

Montoya, Sally MacLean, recipient. (person)

Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938 (person)

Bernstein met Thomas Wolfe in 1925 on a voyage between Europe and New York. Wolfe and Bernstein, the wife of a prominent New York stock broker and 18 years older than Wolfe, became lovers in Oct. 1925 and remained so for the next five years. Wolfe's 1929 novel, Look Homeward Angel, was dedicated to Bernstein. From the description of [Account of a fire / Thomas Wolfe] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 492206991 Thomas Clayton Wolfe was born October 3, 1900 in Asheville, No...

SamuelWise, Stephen (person)