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Wiesel, Elie, 1928-2016
Elie Wiesel was born in 1928 in Sighet, Transylvania. He was 15 years old when he and his family were deported by the Nazis to Auschwitz. His mother and younger sister perished, his two older sisters survived. Elie and his father were later transported to Buchenwald, where his father died shortly before the camp was liberated in April 1945. After the war, Elie Wiesel studied in Paris and later became a journalist. He wrote his memoir La Nuit or Night. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter appointed El...
Westheimer, Ruth K. (Ruth Karola), 1928-
Ruth Westheimer, better known as Dr. Ruth, is a German-American sex therapist, talk show host, author, professor, and Holocaust survivor. She was born in Germany to a Jewish family. As the Nazis came to power, her parents sent her on a Kindertransport to Switzerland for safety; her parents were subsequently murdered in concentration camps. After World War II ended, she immigrated to British Mandatory Palestine. She joined the Haganah, and was trained as a sniper; she was seriously wounded during...
Walker, Alice, 1944-
Alice Malsenior Tallulah-Kate Walker (born February 9, 1944, Eatonton, Georgia), American novelist, short story writer, poet, and social activist. In 1982, she became the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, which she was awarded for her novel The Color Purple. Over the span of her career, Walker has published seventeen novels and short story collections, twelve non-fiction works, and collections of essays and poetry....
Walters, Barbara, 1929-2022
Barbara Walters (b. September 25, 1929, Boston, MA - d. December 30, 2022, Manhattan, NY) is a broadcast journalist, author, and television personality. She was the first woman to co-host a national news program for The Today Show on NBC in 1974. In 1976 she became the first female co-anchor of a network evening news program on ABC Evening News. ...
Berry, Mary Frances, 1938-
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...
Kissinger, Henry, 1923-
Henry Alfred Kissinger (born May 27, 1923) is an American diplomat and political scientist who served as the Secretary of State and National Security Advisor under the presidential administrations of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Born in Germany as Heinz Alfred Kissinger, he was a Jewish refugee who fled the Nazi regime with his family in 1938. He became National Security Advisor in 1969 and later Secretary of State in 1973. For his actions negotiating a ceasefire in Vietnam, Kissinger received...
Chomsky, Noam, 1928-
Avram Noam Chomsky (1928- ) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, author, lecturer and political activist. Beginning with his opposition to the Vietnam War, he established himself as a prominent critic of U.S. foreign and domestic policy. Chomsky has become a profoundly influential voice on the left, lecturing widely and publishing numerous books on foreign policy, Mideast politics and related subjects. His self-professed commitment to freedom has ...
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018
Evangelist, radio preacher, and author; born William Franklin Graham on November 18, 1918 in Charlotte, N.C.; graduated from Florida Bible Institute (1940 and Wheaton College (1943); ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, 1940; achieved national prominence in 1949 through his evangelistic meetings in Los Angeles; founded Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1952; had extensive evangelistic ministry throughout the world, 1949- ; authored many books and received many awards and honors; organiz...
Ruckelshaus, William Doyle, 1932-2019
William Doyle Ruckelshaus was born July 24, 1932, in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was Deputy Attorney General of Indiana from 1960 through 1965, and a member of the Indiana House of Representatives and its majority leader from 1967 to 1969. In 1969, President Richard M. Nixon appointed him Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Civil Division for the Department of Justice. He became the Environmental Protection Agency's first Administrator when the agency was formed in December 1970, and se...
Nelson, Gaylord Anton, 1916-2005
Gaylord Nelson was a Senator from Wisconsin. He was governor of Wisconsin (1959-1962) and elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate (1963-1981). He was the founder of Earth Day in 1970....
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971
Dean Acheson, U.S. Secretary of State, born Dean Gooderham Acheso, in Middletown, Connecticut, on April 11, 1893. After being educated at Yale University (1912-1915) and Harvard Law School (1915-18) he became private secretary to the Supreme Court Justice, Louis Brandeis from 1919 to 1921. A supporter of the Democratic Party, Acheson worked for a law firm in Washington, D.C., before President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed him Under Secretary of the Treasury in 1933. During World War II (1941),...
Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1999
An American violinist, Yehudi Menuhin was engaged in 1947 by Two Continent Pictures to appear and play in a projected moving picture named Delirium and an associated short movie; and later for a series of short films. He suggested changes in the script and performed the Mendelssohn Concerto for Delirium, but the picture apparently was not completed, nor were the short films although 22 reels were recorded and photographed. From the description of Letters and other papers relating to ...
Rowan, Carl Thomas, 1925-2000
Carl Thomas Rowan (born August 11, 1925, Ravenscroft, Tennessee – September 23, 2000, Washington, D.C.) was a syndicated columnist, commentator, diplomat, and author received his B.A. degree from Oberlin College in 1947, and his M.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1948. During the 1950s he rose to prominence as a reporter for the Minneapolis Tribune, becoming one of the first African-Americans to report for a major daily newspaper. He won national honors for his reports which ranged from ra...
Tutu, Desmond, 1931-2021
Desmond Mpilo Tutu (born October 7, 1931, Klerksdorp, South Africa - died December 26, 2021, Cape Town, South Africa) is a South African Anglican cleric and theologian, known for his work as an anti-apartheid and human rights activist. He was the Bishop of Johannesburg from 1985 to 1986 and then the Archbishop of Cape Town from 1986 to 1996, in both cases being the first black African to hold the position. Theologically, he sought to fuse ideas from black theology with African theology....
Moyers, Bill D.
Bill Moyers was born in Hugo, Oklahoma in 1934. He began his career in journalism at age sixteen as a cub reporter at the Marshall News Messenger in Marshall, Texas. He went on to enroll at North Texas State College and study journalism, later transferring to continue his studies at the University of Texas at Austin. While there, Moyers wrote for the Daily Texan, UT’s student newspaper. He also married Judith Suzanne Davidson, with whom he eventually had three children. In 1956, he ...
Byrne, Jane, 1933-2014
Jane Margaret Byrne (née Burke; May 24, 1933 – November 14, 2014) was an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, she was the first woman to be elected mayor of a major city in the United States. She served as the 50th Mayor of Chicago from April 16, 1979, until April 29, 1983. Byrne won the Chicago mayoral election on April 3, 1979, becoming the first female mayor of the city, the second largest city in the United States at the time. Until the election of Lori Lightfoot in 2019, s...
Dole, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1923-2021
Robert Joseph Dole (July 22, 1923 – December 5, 2021) was an American politician and attorney who represented Kansas in the United States Senate from 1969 to 1996. He was the Republican Leader of the Senate during the final 11 years of his tenure, including three nonconsecutive years as Senate Majority Leader. Prior to his 27 years in the Senate, he served in the United States House of Representatives from 1961 to 1969. Dole was also the Republican presidential nominee in the 1996 election and t...
Jackson, Maynard, 1938-2003
Maynard Holbrook Jackson Jr. (March 23, 1938 – June 23, 2003) was an American politician and attorney from Georgia. A member of the Democratic Party, he was elected in 1973 at the age of 35 as the first black mayor of Atlanta, Georgia. Served three terms from 1974 to 1982 and 1990 to 1994, he is the second longest-serving mayor of Atlanta after six-term mayor William B. Hartsfield. Born in Dallas, Texas, he attended David T. Howard High School in Atlanta and Morehouse College, a historically ...
Brown, Willie L. (Willie Lewis), Jr., 1934-
Willie Lewis Brown Jr. (born March 20, 1934) is an American lawyer and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, Brown served over 30 years in the California State Assembly, spending 15 years as its speaker. He later became mayor of San Francisco, the first African American to hold that office. The San Francisco Chronicle called Brown "one of San Francisco's most notable mayors", adding that he had "celebrity beyond the city's boundaries." Born in Mineola, Texas, Brown graduated from Mine...
Goode, W. Wilson (Woodrow Wilson), 1938-
Woodrow Wilson Goode Sr. (born August 19, 1938) is an American community activist and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 95th Mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania- the first African American to hold the office- from 1984 to 1992. Born near the town of Seaboard, North Carolina, Goode moved to Philadelphia with his family in 1954. After graduating from John Bartram High School, he earned a B.A. degree from Morgan State University and an M.P.A. from the University of P...
Bradley, Tom, 1917-1998
Thomas Bradley (December 29, 1917 – September 29, 1998) was an American police officer, lawyer, and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he notably served as the 38th Mayor of Los Angeles from 1973 to 1993. He was the first and thus far only black mayor of Los Angeles, and his 20 years in office mark the longest tenure by any mayor in the city's history. His election as mayor in 1973 made him the second black mayor of a major U.S. city. Bradley retired in 1993, after his approval rating...
Fiedler, Arthur, 1894-1979
Arthur Fiedler (December 17, 1894 – July 10, 1979) was an American conductor known for his association with the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops orchestras. With a combination of musicianship and showmanship, he made the Boston Pops one of the best-known orchestras in the United States. Fiedler was sometimes criticized for over-popularizing music, particularly when adapting popular songs or editing portions of the classical repertoire, but he kept performances informal and sometimes self-mocking ...
Lloyd Millard Bentsen, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, U.S. Senator and Representative, businessman, Texas county judge, and decorated World War Two veteran, was born in Mission, Texas, on February 11, 1921. He ran for Vice-President of the United States in 1988 on the Democratic ticket with then Massachusettes governor Michael Dukakis. He served as Secretary of the Treasury under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 1994. Bentsen kept up a full schedule until 19...
Heckler, Margaret, 1931-2018
Margaret Mary Heckler (née O'Shaughnessy; June 21, 1931 – August 6, 2018) was an American Republican Party politician who represented Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives from 1967 to 1983 and served as Secretary of Health and Human Services and Ambassador to Ireland under President Ronald Reagan. Born in Flushing, Queens, New York, she earned a B.A. degree from Albertus Magnus College and an LL.B. from Boston College School of Law. After graduation, Heckler formed a la...
Lowenstein, Allard K. (Allard Kenneth), 1929-1980
Allard Kenneth Lowenstein (January 16, 1929 – March 14, 1980) was an American academic, author, and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he notably served as the U.S. Representative for New York's 5th congressional district from 1969 to 1971. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he graduated from the Horace Mann School in New York City before earning a B.A. from the University of North Carolina and an LL.B. from Yale Law School. In 1949 Lowenstein worked as a special assistant on the staff of...
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965
Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (February 5, 1900 – July 14, 1965) was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat. Raised in Bloomington, Illinois, Stevenson was a member of the Democratic Party. He served in numerous positions in the federal government during the 1930s and 1940s, including the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, Federal Alcohol Administration, Department of the Navy, and the State Department. In 1945, he served on the committee that created the United Nations, and he was a me...
Specter, Arlen, 1930-2012
Arlen Specter (February 12, 1930 – October 14, 2012) was an American lawyer, author and politician. Originally a member of the Democratic Party, Specter became a Republican to successfully run for District Attorney of Philadelphia, serving in that office from 1966 to 1974. In 1980, Specter was elected to the first of five terms in the U.S. Senate representing Pennsylvania. In 2009, Specter re-joined the Democratic Party. He is the longest-serving senator from Pennsylvania, having represented the...
Javits, Jacob K. (Jacob Koppel), 1904-1986
Jacob Koppel Javits (May 18, 1904 – March 7, 1986) was an American lawyer and politician. A member of the Republican Party, Javits served in the U.S. House of Representatives representing New York's 21st congressional district from 1947 to 1954, as the 58th Attorney General of New York from 1955 to 1957, and as a U.S. Senator from New York from 1957 until 1981. After graduating from New York University School of Law, he established a law practice in New York City. During World War II, he serv...
Neuberger, Richard L. (Richard Lewis), 1912-1960
Richard Lewis Neuberger (December 26, 1912 – March 9, 1960) was an American journalist, author, and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he notably served as a U.S. Senator from Oregon from 1955 until his death. Born in rural Multnomah County, Oregon, he grew up in nearby Portland where he attended public schools. Neuberger graduated from the University of Oregon in 1935, where he had served as editor of the student newspaper, the Oregon Daily Emerald. Neuberger began writing for the...
Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993
Cesar Chavez (b. March 31, 1927, Yuma, AZ – d. April 23, 1993, San Luis, AZ) was an American labor leader and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (later the United Farm Workers union, UFW) in 1962. Originally a Mexican American farm worker, Chavez became the best known Latino American civil rights activist, and was strongly promoted by the American labor movement, which was eager to enroll Hispanic members. His public-relations approac...
Bunting, Mary Ingraham, 1910-1998
Mary Ingraham Bunting (July 10, 1910 – January 21, 1998) was an influential American college president; Time profiled her as the magazine's November 3, 1961, cover story. She became Radcliffe College's fifth president in 1960 and was responsible for fully integrating women into Harvard University. Bunting was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Henry A. and Mary Shotwell Ingraham; she was known as "Polly" to distinguish her from her mother. Her father was an attorney; her mother was the head of th...
Bok, Derek C. (Derek Curtis), 1930-
Derek Curtis Bok (born March 22, 1930) is an American lawyer and educator, and the former president of Harvard University. Bok was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Following his parents' divorce, he, his mother, brother and sister moved several times, ultimately to Los Angeles, where he spent much of his childhood. He graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1951), Harvard Law School (J.D., 1954), attended Sciences Po, and George Washington University (A.M., 1958). Bok taught law at Harva...
Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963
Herbert Henry Lehman (March 28, 1878 – December 5, 1963) was an American investment banker and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he notably served from 1933 until 1942 as the 45th Governor of New York and as U.S. Senator from New York between 1949 and 1957. Born in Manhattan, he attended The Sachs School and Sachs Collegiate Institute before earning a B.A. from Williams College. After graduating, Lehman worked in textile manufacturing, eventually becoming vice-president and treasu...
Ribicoff, Abraham A. (Abraham Alexander), 1910-1998
Abraham Alexander Ribicoff (April 9, 1910 – February 22, 1998) was an American Democratic Party politician from the state of Connecticut. He represented Connecticut in the United States House of Representatives and Senate and was the 80th Governor of Connecticut and Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare in President John F. Kennedy's cabinet. He was Connecticut's first and to date only Jewish governor. Born in New Britain, Connecticut, to Ashkenazi Jewish immigrants from Poland, Samuel ...
Logue, Edward J. (Edward Joseph), 1921-2000
Edward Joseph "Ed" Logue (February 7, 1921 – January 27, 2000) was an American urban planner and public administrator who worked in New Haven, Boston, and New York State. Commentators often compare Logue with Robert Moses - both were advocates of large-scale urban renewal in the United States from the 1950s through the 1970s. Logue headed the New Haven Redevelopment Agency, Boston Redevelopment Authority, New York State Urban Development Corporation, and the South Bronx Development Organizati...
Asner, Edward, 1929-2021
Edward Asner (November 15, 1929 – August 29, 2021) was an American actor and a president of the Screen Actors Guild. He is known for playing Lou Grant during the 1970s and early 1980s, on both The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spin-off series Lou Grant, making him one of the few television actors to portray the same character in both a comedy and a drama. He is the most honored male performer in the history of the Primetime Emmy Awards, having won seven – five for portraying Lou Grant (three as ...
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th president of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. A member of the Republican Party, Nixon previously served as the 36th vice president from 1953 to 1961, having risen to national prominence as a representative and senator from California. After five years in the White House that saw the conclusion to the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, détente with the Soviet Union and China, and the establishment of the Environm...
Scott, Hugh Doggett, 1900-1994
Hugh Doggett Scott Jr. (November 11, 1900 – July 21, 1994) was an American lawyer and politician. A member of the Republican Party, he represented Pennsylvania in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. He served as Senate Minority Leader from 1969 to 1977. Born and educated in Virginia, Scott moved to Philadelphia to join his uncle's law firm. He was appointed as Philadelphia's assistant district attorney in 1926 and remained in that position until 1941. Scot...
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd president of the United States, serving from 1945 to 1953, succeeding upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt after serving as the 34th vice president in early 1945. He implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe and established the Truman Doctrine and NATO to contain communist expansion. He proposed numerous liberal domestic reforms, but few were enacted by the Conservative Coalition that dominated Congres...
Eban, Abba, 1915-2002
Abba Solomon Meir Eban (Hebrew: אבא אבן; born Aubrey Solomon Meir Eban; 2 February 1915 – 17 November 2002) was an Israeli diplomat and politician, and a scholar of the Arabic and Hebrew languages. During his career, he served as Foreign Affairs Minister, Education Minister, and Deputy Prime Minister of Israel. He was the second ambassador to the United States and the first Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations. He was also Vice President of the United Nations General Assem...
Saltonstall, Leverett, 1892-1979
Leverett A. Saltonstall (September 1, 1892 – June 17, 1979) was an American lawyer and politician from Massachusetts. He served three two-year terms as the 55th Governor of Massachusetts, and for more than twenty years as a United States Senator (1945–1967). Saltonstall was internationalist in foreign policy and moderate on domestic policy, serving as a well-liked mediating force in the Republican Party. He was the only member of the Republican Senate leadership to vote for the censure of Joseph...
Montoya, Joseph Manuel, 1915-1978
Joseph Manuel Montoya (September 24, 1915 – June 5, 1978) was an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party who served as the lieutenant governor of New Mexico (1947–1951 and 1955–1957), in the U.S. House of Representatives (1957–1964) and as a U.S. Senator from New Mexico (1964–1977). Born in Peña Blanca, New Mexico, he received his early education in public schools in Sandoval County and graduated from Bernalillo High School before continuing his education at Regis College in Den...
Chavez, Dennis, 1888-1962
Dionisio "Dennis" Chávez (April 8, 1888 – November 18, 1962) was an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served in the United States House of Representatives from 1931 to 1935, and in the United States Senate from 1935 to 1962. He was the first Hispanic person elected to a full term in the U.S. Senate and the first U.S. Senator to be born in New Mexico. Born in Los Chavez in the New Mexico Territory, his family moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1895; Chávez attended sch...
Byrd, Robert C. (Robert Carlyle), 1917-2010
In every corner of West Virginia, the people of the Mountain State knew that there was one man on whom they could always depend: U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd. He always remained true to his faith and his family, while he worked to build a better future for his state and his country. In the Senate, Robert Byrd worked for the people — better jobs; health care that is affordable and close to home; a good future for our children and grandchildren. Each day in the Senate, Robert Byrd focused on bui...
Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986
William Averell Harriman (November 15, 1891 – July 26, 1986), better known as Averell Harriman, was an American Democratic politician, businessman, and diplomat. The son of railroad baron E. H. Harriman, he served as Secretary of Commerce under President Harry S. Truman, and later as the 48th Governor of New York. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1952 and 1956, as well as a core member of the group of foreign policy elders known as "The Wise Men". While attendi...
Pepper, Claude, 1900-1989
Claude Denson Pepper (September 8, 1900 – May 30, 1989) was an American politician of the Democratic Party, and a spokesman for left-liberalism and the elderly. He represented Florida in the United States Senate from 1936 to 1951 and the Miami area in the United States House of Representatives from 1963 until 1989. Born in Chambers County, Alabama, Pepper established a legal practice in Perry, Florida after graduating from Harvard Law School. After serving a single term in the Florida House o...
Comstock, Ada Louise, 1876-1973
Ada Louise Comstock (December 11, 1876 – December 12, 1973) was an American women's education pioneer. She served as the first dean of women at the University of Minnesota and later as the first full-time president of Radcliffe College. Ada Louise Comstock was born on December 11, 1876, in Moorhead, Minnesota, to Solomon Gilman Comstock, an attorney, and Sarah Ball Comstock. Her father recognized her capabilities and potential and set about to cultivate them by encouraging an early and sound ...
Riesman, David, 1909-2002
David Riesman (born September 22, 1909, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.-died May 10, 2002, Binghamton, New York) was an American sociologist, attorney, writer, and educator. He is best known as the author of The Lonely Crowd: A Study of the Changing American Character (with Reuel Denney and Nathan Glazer, 1950), an examination of post-WWII American society. The book struck a chord with readers and became a bestseller, contributing the terms "inner-directed," "outer-directed," and "tradition-...
Luening, Otto, 1900-1996
American composer, teacher, conductor, and flutist. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : [New York?], 11 September 1981, to Mr. Allen, 1981 Sept. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874496 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 22 July 1992, to Joseph Chouinard, 1992 July 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270930274 Composer. From the description of Reminiscences of Otto Luening : oral history, 1979. ...
Mudd, Emily H. (Emily Hartshorne), 1898-1998
Emily Borie (Hartshorne) Mudd (EHM), marriage counselor, advocate of family planning, researcher, and educator, was born in Merion, Penn., on September 6, 1898, the daughter of Edward Yarnall and suffragist Clementina (Rhodes) Hartshorne. After entering Vassar College in 1917, she worked in the Woman's Land Army and enlisted in the nursing corps of the U.S. Army rather than return to college. A bout of typhoid interfered with her plans to become a nurse or to attend any college that...
Lilienthal, David E. (David Eli), 1899-1981
David Eli Lilienthal (July 8, 1899 – January 15, 1981) was an American attorney and public administrator, best known for his Presidential Appointment to head Tennessee Valley Authority and later the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). He had practiced public utility law and led the Wisconsin Public Utilities Commission. Later he was co-author with Dean Acheson (later Secretary of State) of the 1946 Report on the International Control of Atomic Energy, which outlined possible methods for internati...
Eichelberger, Clark M. (Clark Mell), 1896-1980
Clark Mell Eichelberger (1896-1980) was a lecturer on national and international affairs with the Radcliffe Chautauqua System from 1922 to 1928. He was appointed director of the mid-West office of the League of Nations Association in 1928 and became director of the national organization in 1934. The name of the organization was changed to the American Association of the United Nations (A.A.U.N.) in 1945 and Eichelberger continued to serve as executive director until 1964. When the A.A.U.N. was m...
Van Waters, Miriam, 1887-1974
Miriam Van Waters, penologist, was born October 4, 1887, in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, the eldest living child (an older daughter died before Miriam was born) of George Browne (1865-1934) and Maude Vosburg (1866-1948) Van Waters. She had two sisters and two brothers: Ruth Van Waters Burton (1893-1967); Rebecca Van Waters Bartholomew (1898-1974?); George, Jr. (1899-19??); and Ralph (1906-). She graduated in 1904 from St. Helen's Hall in Portland, Oregon, and then attended the Univers...
Schroeder, Pat, 1940-
Patricia Nell Scott Schroeder (born July 30, 1940) is an American lawyer and politician who represented Colorado in the United States House of Representatives from 1973 to 1997. A member of the Democratic Party, Schroeder was the first female U.S. Representative elected in Colorado. Born Patricia Nell Scott in Portland, Oregon, she was raised in Texas, Ohio, and Iowa, ultimately graduating from Theodore Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, Iowa in 1958. She graduated from the University of Mi...
Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974
Wayne Lyman Morse (October 20, 1900 – July 22, 1974) was an American attorney and United States Senator from Oregon. Morse is well known for opposing his party's leadership and for his opposition to the Vietnam War on constitutional grounds. Born in Madison, Wisconsin, and educated at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Minnesota Law School, Morse moved to Oregon in 1930 and began teaching at the University of Oregon School of Law. During World War II, he was elected to the U.S....
Hershey, Lewis Blaine, 1893-1977
Lewis Blaine Hershey (September 12, 1893 – May 20, 1977) was the Director of the Selective Service System of the United States. An Indiana native, Hershey joined the National Guard in 1911. His unit served at the Mexican border in 1916. After World War I, he moved to the Army and became a captain in 1920. He also taught military science at Ohio State University and, as a active volunteer, earned several prestigious Scouting awards. In 1936, he was made secretary of the Joint Army and Navy Selec...
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983
Architect, inventor, scientist, teacher, philosopher, creator of the geodesic dome and the Dymaxion car. From the description of Letter, 1958 Feb. 10, Clemson, S.C. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 33018576 Mark Burginer is a California-based architect, whose interest in Buckminster Fuller's synergetic geometry led to some correspondence between them during the early 1980s. From the description of Letters to Mark Burginger, 1980-1981. (Unknown)...
Jackson, Robert H. (Robert Houghwout), 1892-1954
Robert Houghwout Jackson (February 13, 1892 – October 9, 1954) was an American attorney and judge who served as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He had previously served as United States Solicitor General and United States Attorney General, and is the only person to have held all three of those offices. Jackson was also notable for his work as Chief United States Prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials of Nazi war criminals following World War II. Jackson was born in Spring...
Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987
Clare Boothe Luce (née Ann Clare Boothe; March 10, 1903 – October 9, 1987) was an American author, politician, U.S. Ambassador and public conservative figure. A versatile author, she is best known for her 1936 hit play The Women, which had an all-female cast. Her writings extended from drama and screen scenarios to fiction, journalism and war reportage. She was the wife of Henry Luce, publisher of Time, Life, Fortune, and Sports Illustrated. Born in New York City, parts of Boothe's childhood ...
Welles, Orson, 1915-1985
Actor, writer, director, and producer for stage, radio, and film. From the description of Papers, 1930-1959. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 31734907 George Orson Welles, named for his parents' friend George Ade, was born on May 6, 1915, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. A child prodigy aided and encouraged by guardian Maurice Bernstein and teacher Roger Hill, Welles had considerable writing and acting experience before the age of twenty. Through the years this multi-talented...
Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996
Carl Sagan was an American astronomer, planetary scientist, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, author, and science communicator. His best known scientific contribution is research on extraterrestrial life, including experimental demonstration of the production of amino acids from basic chemicals by radiation. Sagan assembled the first physical messages sent into space: the Pioneer plaque and the Voyager Golden Record, universal messages that could potentially be understood by any extra...
Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), Jr., 1917-2007
Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr. (born Arthur Bancroft Schlesinger; October 15, 1917 – February 28, 2007) was an American historian, social critic, and public intellectual. The son of the influential historian Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr. and a specialist in American history, much of Schlesinger's work explored the history of 20th-century American liberalism. In particular, his work focused on leaders such as Harry S. Truman, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, and Robert F. Kennedy. In the 1952 an...
Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977
Actor and artist Zero Mostel was born Samuel Joel Mostel on February 28, 1915 in Brooklyn, N.Y. He attended Seward Park High School and earned a B.A. in art from the City College of New York in 1935. After a series of jobs, he worked with the WPA art project teaching and lecturing at museums. His lectures were so entertaining that he was often booked at union halls, Catskills hotels, and various benefits. It was at one such event that radio director and producer Hyman Br...
Dole, Elizabeth Hanford, 1936-
Mary Elizabeth "Liddy" Alexander Hanford Dole (born July 29, 1936) is an American politician and author who served in the Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, and George H. W. Bush presidential administrations. She also served in the United States Senate from 2003 to 2009. A native of Salisbury, North Carolina and a graduate of Duke University, Harvard University, and Harvard Law School, Elizabeth Hanford moved to Washington, DC after earning her law degree, building a formidable resume over the fol...
Inouye, Daniel K., 1924-2012
Daniel K. Inouye (b. September 7, 1924 – d. December 17, 2012) was a United States Senator from Hawaii from 1963 to 2012. He was a member of the Democratic Party and served as President pro tempore of the United States Senate from 2010 until his death. He also served as chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations. During World War II, Inouye served as part of the 442nd Infantry Regiment and lost his right arm to a grenade wound. He received several military decorations, including ...
Mikulski, Barbara, 1936-
Barbara Ann Mikulski (born July 20, 1936) is an American politician and social worker who served as a United States Senator from Maryland from 1987 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, she also served in the United States House of Representatives from 1977 to 1987. Mikulski is the longest-serving woman in the history of the United States Congress and the longest-serving U.S. Senator in Maryland history. Raised in the Fell's Point neighborhood of East Baltimore, Mikulski attended Mount S...
Baker, Nancy Kassebaum, 1932-
Nancy Landon Kassebaum Baker (née Landon; born July 29, 1932) is an American politician who represented the State of Kansas in the United States Senate from 1978 to 1997. She is the daughter of Alf Landon, who was Governor of Kansas from 1933 to 1937 and the 1936 Republican nominee for president, and the widow of former Senator and diplomat Howard Baker. She was the first woman ever elected to a full term in the Senate without her husband having previously served in Congress. She is also the fir...
Kunin, Madeleine, 1933-
Madeleine May Kunin (born September 28, 1933) is a Swiss-born American diplomat, author and politician. She served as the 77th Governor of Vermont from 1985 until 1991, as a member of the Democratic Party. She also served as United States Ambassador to Switzerland from 1996 to 1999. She was Vermont's first and, to date, only female governor as well as the first Jewish governor of Vermont. She was also the first Jewish woman to be elected governor of a U.S. state. Kunin was born in Zürich, Swi...
MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964
General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (26 January 1880 – 5 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II. He received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Philippines campaign, which made him and his father Arthur MacArthur Jr. the first father and son to be awarded the medal. He was one of only five to rise to the ...
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994
First Lady Jacqueline Lee “Jackie” (Bouvier) Kennedy Onassis was a symbol of strength for a traumatized nation after the assassination of one the country’s most energetic political figures, President John F. Kennedy, who served from 1961 to 1963. The inauguration of John F. Kennedy in 1961 brought to the White House and to the heart of the nation a beautiful young wife and the first young children of a President in half a century. She was born Jacqueline Lee Bouvier, daughter of John Verno...
Kerry, John F., 1943-
John Forbes Kerry was born on December 11, 1943, in Aurora, Colorado. He was one of four children born to Rosemary Kerry and Richard Kerry, who served as a Foreign Service Officer for the U.S. State Department. Shortly after he was born, his family moved to Massachusetts. After graduating from Yale University, Kerry enlisted in the United States Navy and served two tours of duty in Vietnam. During his service, he earned a Silver Star, a Bronze Star with Combat V, and three Purple Hearts. After r...
Jackson, Jesse, 1941-
The Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, is one of America’s foremost civil rights, religious and political figures. Over the past forty years, he has played a pivotal role in virtually every movement for empowerment, peace, civil rights, gender equality, and economic and social justice. On August 9, 2000, President Bill Clinton awarded Reverend Jackson the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. Reverend Jackson h...
Jordan, Vernon E. (Vernon Eulion), 1935-2021
Vernon Eulion Jordan Jr. (August 15, 1935 – March 1, 2021) was an American business executive and civil rights activist who worked for Civil Rights Movement organizations before being chosen by President Bill Clinton as his close adviser. Born in Atlanta, Jordan grew up with his family in the segregated societal cosmos of Atlanta. An honors graduate of David T. Howard High School, he matriculated to DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, graduating in 1957, the only black student in a cla...
Young, Andrew, 1932-
Andrew Jackson Young Jr. (born March 12, 1932) is an American politician, diplomat, and activist. Beginning his career as a pastor, Young was an early leader in the civil rights movement, serving as executive director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and a close confidant to Martin Luther King Jr. Young later became active in politics, serving as a U.S. Congressman from Georgia, United States Ambassador to the United Nations in the Carter Administration, and 55th Mayor of A...
Burke, Yvonne Brathwaite, 1932-
Yvonne Brathwaite Burke (born October 5, 1932) is an American politician and lawyer from California. She was the first African-American woman to represent the West Coast in Congress. She served in the U.S. Congress from 1973 until January 1979. She was the Los Angeles County Supervisor representing the 2nd District (1992–2008). She has served as the Chair three times (1993–94, 1997–98, 2002–03). Her husband is William Burke, a prominent philanthropist and creator of the Los Angeles Marathon. ...
Glueck, Sheldon, 1896-1980
Criminologist, law professor, legal scholar, playwright. Prof. Harvard Law School, 1929-1963. Director, basic research into causes, management and prevention of juvenile delinquency, 1925-1972. Member, Advisory Comm. on Rules of Criminal Procedure, U.S. Supreme Court, 1941-1942, 1960-1966. Advisor to Justice Robert H. Jackson on War Crimes, 1944-1945. Recipient Isaac Ray award, American Psychological Association, 1961. From the description of Papers, 1916-1972. (Harvard Law School Libr...
An American composer and educator, William Schuman was instructor at Sarah Lawrence College (1935-45), president of the Juilliard School of Music (1945-1962), director of publications for G. Schirmer (1945-1952), and president of Lincoln Center (1962-1968). In the 1970's he was chairman of the Norlin Foundation and of the MacDowell Colony. He was a founding director of the Charles Ives Society and a member of the board of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, the Naumburg and K...
Rickover, Hyman George , 1900-1986
Hyman George Rickover (January 27, 1900 – July 8, 1986) was an Admiral in the U.S. Navy. He directed the original development of naval nuclear propulsion and controlled its operations for three decades as director of the U.S. Naval Reactors office. In addition, he oversaw the development of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, the world's first commercial pressurized water reactor used for generating electricity. Rickover is also one of four people who have been awarded two Congressional Gold ...
Burns, George, 1896-1996
Epithet: Lieutenant; of the 45th Regt of Foot British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001030.0x0001e1 ...
McFarlane, Robert C.
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006
Gerald Rudolph Ford, the 38th President of the United States, was born Leslie Lynch King, Jr., the son of Leslie Lynch King and Dorothy Ayer Gardner King, on July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents separated two weeks after his birth, and his mother took him to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to live with her parents. On February 1, 1916, approximately two years after her divorce was final, Dorothy King married Gerald R. Ford, a Grand Rapids paint salesman. The Fords began calling her son Gerald ...
Meese, Edwin, 1931-
Edwin Meese (b. 1931), also known as Edmund Meese, was born in Oakland, California. He served as the seventy-fifth Attorney General of the United States from 1985 to 1988. In 1953, Meese graduated from Yale University, and holds a law degree from the University of California. He worked as assistant district attorney of Alameda County, California before joining Governor Ronald Reagan's staff in 1967. Meese was legal affairs secretary from 1967 to o 1968 and as executive assistant and chief of sta...
Moynihan, Daniel Patrick, 1927-2003
Daniel Patrick Moynihan, also Pat Moynihan, (born March 16, 1927, Tulsa, Oklahoma – died March 26, 2003, Washington, D.C.), American politician, sociologist, and diplomat. A member of the Democratic Party, he represented New York in the United States Senate and served as an adviser to Republican U.S. President Richard Nixon. Moynihan moved at a young age to New York City. Following a stint in the navy, he earned a Ph.D. in history from Tufts University. He worked on the staff of New York Gove...
Thomas, Clarence, 1948-
Clarence Thomas (born June 23, 1948) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was nominated by President George H. W. Bush on July 1, 1991, to succeed Thurgood Marshall and is the second African American to serve on the Court. Thomas's service began October 23, 1991. Upon the retirement of Anthony Kennedy in 2018, Thomas became the most senior member of the Supreme Court, that is, the longest-serving current Justice, with a tenure of 28 years, 308 days as of August 2...
Smith, Margaret Chase, 1897-1995
Margaret Chase Smith was born in Skowhegan, Maine, on December 14, 1897. Her entry into politics came through the career of Clyde Smith, the man she married in 1930. Clyde was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1936. Margaret served as his secretary. When Clyde died in 1940, she succeeded her husband. After four terms in the House, she won election to the United States Senate in 1948. In so doing, she became the first woman elected to both houses of Congress. Senator Smi...
Ford, Betty, 1918-2011
Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Ford was First Lady from 1974 to 1977 as the wife of President Gerald Ford. She was noted for raising breast cancer awareness and being a passionate supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment. In 25 years of political life, Betty Bloomer Ford did not expect to become First Lady. As wife of Representative Gerald R. Ford, she looked forward to his retirement and more time together. In late 1973 his selection as Vice President was a surprise to her. She was just becoming accus...
Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
Lady Bird Johnson was born Claudia Alta Taylor in Karnack, Texas on December 22, 1912. Her parents were Thomas Jefferson Taylor and Minnie Pattillo Taylor, and she had two older brothers, Tommy and Tony. Her mother died when she was only five years old, and her Aunt Effie Pattillo moved to Karnack to look after her. At an early age, a nursemaid said she was "as purty as a lady bird," and thereafter she became known to her family and friends as Lady Bird. She graduated from Marshall High School i...
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady throughout her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office (1933-1945). She was an American politician, diplomat, and activist who later served as a United Nations spokeswoman. A shy, awkward child, starved for recognition and love, Eleanor Roosevelt grew into a woman with great sensitivity to the underprivileged of all creeds, races, and nations. Her constant work to improve their lot made her one of the most loved–...
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Lyndon Baines Johnson, also known as LBJ, was born on August 27, 1908 at Stonewall, Texas. He was the first child of Sam Ealy Johnson, Jr., and Rebekah Baines Johnson, and had three sisters and a brother: Rebekah, Josefa, Sam Houston, and Lucia. In 1913, the Johnson family moved to nearby Johnson City, named for Lyndon''s forebears, and Lyndon entered first grade. On May 24, 1924 he graduated from Johnson City High School. He decided to forego higher education and moved to California with a few ...
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Michael Stanley Dukakis (born November 3, 1933) is a retired American politician who served as the 65th governor of Massachusetts, from 1975 to 1979 and again from 1983 to 1991. He is the longest-serving governor in Massachusetts history and only the second Greek-American governor in U.S. history, after Spiro Agnew. He was nominated by the Democratic Party for president in the 1988 election, losing to the Republican candidate, Vice President George H. W. Bush. Born in Brookline, Massachusetts...
Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971
Thomas Edmund Dewey (March 24, 1902 – March 16, 1971) was an American lawyer, prosecutor, and politician. Raised in Owosso, Michigan, Dewey was a member of the Republican Party. He served as the 47th governor of New York from 1943 to 1954. In 1944, he was the Republican Party's nominee for president, but lost the election to incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt in the closest of Roosevelt's four presidential elections. He was again the Republican presidential nominee in 1948, but lost to President Ha...
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012
George Stanley McGovern (July 19, 1922 – October 21, 2012) was an American politician, historian, U.S. representative, U.S. senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 presidential election. McGovern grew up in Mitchell, South Dakota, where he was a renowned debater. He volunteered for the U.S. Army Air Forces upon the country's entry into World War II and as a B-24 Liberator pilot flew 35 missions over German-occupied Europe from a base in Italy. Among the medals besto...
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998
Barry Morris Goldwater (January 2, 1909 – May 29, 1998) was an American politician, businessman, and author who was a five-term Senator from Arizona (1953–1965, 1969–1987) and the Republican Party nominee for president of the United States in 1964. Despite his loss of the 1964 presidential election in a landslide, Goldwater is the politician most often credited with having sparked the resurgence of the American conservative political movement in the 1960s. He also had a substantial impact on the...
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003
James Strom Thurmond Sr. (December 5, 1902 – June 26, 2003) was an American military officer and politician who served for 48 years as a United States Senator from South Carolina. He ran for president in 1948 as the Dixiecrat candidate on a States' rights platform supporting racial segregation. He received 2.4% of the popular vote and 39 electoral votes, failing to defeat Harry Truman. Thurmond represented South Carolina in the United States Senate from 1954 until 2003, at first as a Southern De...
Mondale, Walter F. (Walter Frederick), 1928-2021
Walter Frederick "Fritz" Mondale (January 5, 1928-April 19, 2021) is an American politician, diplomat and lawyer who served as the 42nd vice president of the United States from 1977 to 1981. A United States senator from Minnesota (1964–1976), he was the Democratic Party's nominee in the 1984 United States presidential election, but lost to Ronald Reagan in an Electoral College landslide. Reagan won 49 states while Mondale carried his home state of Minnesota and the District of Columbia. In Octob...
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979
Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, 1908 – January 26, 1979) was an American businessman and politician who served as the 41st vice president of the United States from 1974 to 1977, and previously as the 49th governor of New York from 1959 to 1973. He also served as assistant secretary of State for American Republic Affairs for Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman (1944–1945) as well as under secretary of Health, Education and Welfare under Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953 to 1954....
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978
Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr. (May 27, 1911 – January 13, 1978) was an American politician who served as the 38th vice president of the United States from 1965 to 1969. He twice served in the United States Senate, representing Minnesota from 1949 to 1964 and 1971 to 1978. He was the Democratic Party's nominee in the 1968 presidential election, losing to Republican nominee Richard Nixon. Born in Wallace, South Dakota, Humphrey attended the University of Minnesota. At one point he helped run his ...
Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965
Henry Agard Wallace (October 7, 1888 – November 18, 1965) was an American politician, journalist, and farmer who served as the 11th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, the 33rd vice president of the United States, and the 10th U.S. Secretary of Commerce. He was also the presidential nominee of the left-wing Progressive Party in the 1948 election. The oldest son of Henry C. Wallace, who served as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 1921 to 1924, Henry A. Wallace was born in Adair County, Iowa in...
Stennis, John C. (John Cornelius), 1901-1995
John C. Stennis (August 3, 1901 – April 23, 1995) was an American politician who served as a U.S. Senator from the state of Mississippi. He was a Democrat who served in the Senate for over 41 years. Stennis served in the Senate from 1947-1989. He was a supporter of racial segregation. He signed the Southern Manifesto, which called for massive resistance to the Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education. He also voted against the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965...
Peres, Shimon, 1923-2016
Shimon Peres was born Shimon Perski in Wiszniew, Poland (now Belarus) in August 1923. He moved with his immediate family to Palestine in 1934. He had a varied and highly prestigious political career in Israel, culminating in a term as President of Israel. He married Sonya Gelman in 1945, with whom he shared three children. He died on September 28, 2016 at the age of 93. His wife Sonya predeceased him in 2011. Peres spent most of his adult life active in Israeli politics, serving as prime mini...
Stengel, Casey, 1890-1975
Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel (July 30, 1890 – September 29, 1975) was an American Major League Baseball right fielder and manager, best known as the manager of the championship New York Yankees of the 1950s and later, the expansion New York Mets. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966. Stengel was born in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1890. In 1910, he began a professional baseball career that would span over half a century. After almost three seasons in the minor leagues, Steng...
Blair, Tony, 1953-
Anthony Charles Lynton Blair was born May 6, 1953, in Edinburgh, Scotland. He earned his law degree from St. John’s College of the University of Oxford. He met his future wife, Cherie Booth while at Oxford. They married in 1980. They have four children. Tony Blair’s political career began in 1983, when he first ran for a seat in the House of Commons representing the Labour Party. He joined the shadow cabinet in 1988, and went on to be elected Leader of the Opposition in 1994. In the 1990...
Pound, Nathan Roscoe, 1870-1964
Nathan Roscoe Pound (October 27, 1870 – June 30, 1964) was an American legal scholar and educator. He served as Dean of the University of Nebraska College of Law from 1903 to 1911 and Dean of Harvard Law School from 1916 to 1936. He was a member of the faculty at UCLA School of Law in the school's early years, from 1949 to 1952. The Journal of Legal Studies has identified Pound as one of the most cited legal scholars of the 20th century. ...
Albert, Carl Bert, 1908-2000
From 1971 to 1976 Carl Albert served as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, the highest elected public office held by an Oklahoman. On May 10, 1908, Albert was born at the Bolen-Darnell mining camp near McAlester to Ernest Homer and Leona Ann Scott Albert. He was the oldest of five children. A few years later the family moved to a farm near Bugtussle (also called Flowery Mound), and Albert attended primary school. In 1923 he enrolled at McAlester High School, his worn overalls belying ...
Martin, Joseph W. (Joseph William), 1884-1968
Joseph William Martin Jr. (November 3, 1884 – March 6, 1968) was an American politician who served as the 44th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1947 to 1949 and 1953 to 1955; he represented the district covering North Attleborough, Massachusetts. He was the only Republican to serve as Speaker in a sixty-four year period from 1931 to 1995. He was a "compassionate conservative" who opposed the New Deal and supported the conservative coalition of Republicans and southern D...
Dirksen, Everett McKinley, 1896-1969
Everett McKinley Dirksen (January 4, 1896 – September 7, 1969) was an American politician. A member of the Republican Party, he represented Illinois in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. As Senate Minority Leader from 1959 to 1969, he played a highly visible and key role in the politics of the 1960s. He helped write and pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Civil Rights Act of 1968, both landmark pieces of legislation during the Civil Rights Movement. He...
Biden, Joseph R. (Joseph Robinette), Jr., 1942-
Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (born November 20, 1942) is an American politician serving as the 46th President of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the 47th vice president of the United States from 2009 to 2017 under Barack Obama and represented Delaware in the U.S. Senate from 1973 to 2009. Biden was raised in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and New Castle County, Delaware. He studied at the University of Delaware before receiving his law degree from Syracuse ...
Bundy, McGeorge, 1919-1996
McGeorge Bundy (1919-1996) was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the national security advisor to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. He attended school at private institutions, including Dexter, Groton, and Yale University, from which he graduated first in his class with a degree in mathematics. As a junior fellow at Harvard University, Bundy changed his specialization to international relations. After serving in U.S. Army Intelligence during World War II, during which he rose...
Bridges, H. Styles (Henry Styles), 1898-1961
Henry Styles Bridges (September 9, 1898 – November 26, 1961) was an American teacher, editor, and Republican Party politician from Concord, New Hampshire. He served one term as the 63rd Governor of New Hampshire before a twenty-four-year career in the United States Senate. Bridges was born in West Pembroke, Maine, the son of Alina Roxanna (Fisher) and Earle Leopold Bridges. He attended the public schools in Maine. Bridges attended the University of Maine at Orono until 1918. From 1918 he held...
Friedan, Betty, 1921-2006
Betty Friedan was born Bettye Goldstein on February 4, 1921, in Peoria, Illinois, the daughter of Harry and Miriam (Horwitz) Goldstein. She attended Peoria public schools and graduated summa cum laude from Smith College in 1942. She continued her studies as a University fellow in psychology at the University of California, Berkeley (1943). In June 1947 she married Carl Friedan, an advertising executive; they had three children (Daniel, Jonathan, and Emily) and were divorced in May 1969. Fried...
Grasso, Ella, 1919-1981
Ella Rosa Giovianna Oliva Grasso, née Tambussi (May 10, 1919 – February 5, 1981) was an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as the 83rd Governor of Connecticut from January 8, 1975, to December 31, 1980, after rejecting past offers of candidacies for Senate and Governor. She was the first woman elected to this office and the first woman to be elected governor of a U.S. state without having been the spouse or widow of a former governor. She resigned as governor due t...
Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992
Biochemist, professor of biochemistry at Boston University Medical School; science and science fiction writer; author of over 400 books. From the description of Letters, 1950-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122322499 American scientist and writer. From the description of Letter and postcard, 1987 Nov. 30. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122632941 Isaac Asimov (1920 ₆ 19...
DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959
Cecil B. DeMille (1881-1959) was an American motion picture producer and director, considered the archetype of the American film mogul. His 70 films reflect changing American tastes and values, and he was particularly noted for his multimillion-dollar spectacles. DeMille was born on August 12, 1881 to Henry Churchill de Mille and Matilda Beatrice Samuel de Mille. DeMille started acting on Broadway in 1900 and by 1913 he joined a film studio partnership which would eventually become Paramount Pi...
Burger, Warren E., 1907-1995
Chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; d. 1995. From the description of Papers, 1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34149469 Chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; died 1995. From the description of Warren E. Burger introduction, 1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983627 ...
Drinan, Robert F.
Congressional representative from Massachusetts. From the description of Typed letters signed (4) : Washington, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1974-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868055 ...
Muelder, Walter George, 1907-....
American Methodist clergyman; teacher at various universities; dean, School of Theology, Boston University and professor of social ethics (1945-1972); professor emeritus (1972- ) From the description of Walter Muelder collection, 1953-1959. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70976877 Educator, personalist, ecumenist, ethicist. Born in Boody, Illinois, son of Epke Hermann and Minnie Horlitz Muelder. He attended Knox College (B.S. 1927), and Bost...
McManus, Willim E.
Perez de Cuellar, Javier
Parsons, Wilfrid, 1887-1958
Allen, Steve S.
Donovan, Raymond James, 1930-
McRary, John, Jr.
Kinsey, Alfred C. (Alfred Charles), 1894-1956
George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) Alfred C. Kinsey, most famous for his work on human sexual behavior, was a world authority on gallflies, also known as Cynipidae or gall wasps. Kinsey began his entomological studies in 1917, eventually traveling to 54 locations in 36 states, and accumula...
BIOGHIST REQUIRED Author and professor of industrial engineering at Columbia University. Prof. Melman was born in 1917. From the guide to the Seymour Melman Papers, 1958-1997, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Seymour Melman (1918-2004), an economist who taught industrial engineering at Columbia, helped galvanize the antiwar movement from the 1950's on with analyses of the social costs of military spending, diverting resources from health care, public...
Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981
American author, journalist, and world traveller. From the description of Letters, 1961-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553309 Newscaster, foreign correspondent, and explorer. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1890]-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155531746 Thomas was a radio and television broadcaster, author, and world traveler. From the description of The Lowell Jackson Thomas papers. 1916-2010. (University of Utah). WorldC...
Buckley, William F., Jr., 1925-2008
Epithet: jr of the National Review British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x000169 William F. Buckley, Jr. was born in 1925 and graduated from Yale University in 1950. In 1955 he founded the magazine The National Review. He also wrote a nationally syndicated column and hosted the weekly television show Firing Line from 1966 through 1999. In 1965 Buckley ran unsuccessfully as the Conservative Party candidate for...
Fine, Benjamin N.
Harrington, Michael, 1972-
Morgan, Henry, 1945-
Epithet: Lieutenant-General; Deputy-Governor and Commander in Chief of Jamaica British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x0001d1 ...
Passman, Otto E.
McKissick, Floyd B. (Floyd Bixler), 1922-1991
Floyd B. McKissick (1922-1991) was born in Asheville, N.C. He was an attorney, businessman, and civil rights leader. McKissick married Evelyn Williams, with whom he had four children: Joycelyn; Andree; Floyd, Jr.; and Charmaine. From the description of Floyd B. McKissick papers, 1940s-1980s. WorldCat record id: 39668375 Floyd B. McKissick (1922-1991), the son of Ernest Boyce and Magnolia Thompson McKissick, was born in Asheville, N.C., on 9 March 1922. He earned...
McClendon, L. P.
Landis, James MacCaulwy
Nathan, George Jean, 1882-1958
Author. From the description of Letter with reply of George Jean Nathan, 1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983742 Editor of The American Spectator. From the description of Letters signed (17) : New York, to Claire Luce, 1933-1955 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270952693 ...
Epithet: of Aspall British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x00001d Epithet: Lord Cobham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x00001c ...
Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981
Civil rights leader and journalist; d. 1981. From the description of Papers, 1915-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31605113 Roy Wilkins was born in St. Louis, Missouri, grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota. Wilkins edited the KANSAS CITY CALL, a Black newspaper, from 1923 to 1931. Wilkins became Assistant Secretary of the NAACP in 1931 and became Executive Secretary in 1955. Under his leadership the NAACP grew to 350,000 members. ...
Eagleton, Thomas F., 1929-2007
Senator from Missouri. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Edward Wagenknecht, [no year] Aug. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270863912 ...
Hayes, Carlton J.H. (Carlton Joseph Huntley), 1882-1964
Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of Carlton Joseph Huntley Hayes : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574531 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Historian, author, diplomat. Hayes was Seth Low Professor of History at Columbia University, 1935-1950. From the guide to the Carlton J. H. Hayes Papers, 1920-1962, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Historian, author, diplo...
Macdonald, Carlisle J.
Mosteller, Frederick, 1916-2006
Frederick Mosteller taught mathematical statistics in the Department of Social Relations and the Department of Statistics, 1946 to 1987, and was Irving Professor of Mathematical Statistics in the School of Public Health. From the description of Papers of Frederick Mosteller, 1946-1988 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77061000 Frederick Mosteller, 1916- , BSc, 1938, MSc, 1939, Carnegie Institute of Technology; AM, 1941, PhD, 1946, Princeton University; R...
Menninger, Karl A.
Cronkite, Walter, 1916-2009
Strout, Richard L. (Richard Lee), 1898-
Journalist; died 1990. From the description of Richard L. Strout papers, 1900-1991 (bulk 1950-1980). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983553 Biographical Note 1898, Mar. 14 Born, Cohoes, N.Y. 1915 Attended Dartmouth College, Hanover, N. H. 1917 ...
Osborn, Albert D.
Denham, Robert N.
Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998
Bella Savitzky Abzug (July 24, 1920 – March 31, 1998), nicknamed "Battling Bella", was an American lawyer, U.S. Representative, social activist and a leader in the women's movement. In 1971, Abzug joined other leading feminists such as Gloria Steinem, Shirley Chisholm, and Betty Friedan to found the National Women's Political Caucus. She was known as a leading figure in what came to be known as eco-feminism. In 1970, Abzug's first campaign slogan was, "This woman's place is in the House—the H...
Motion Picture Association of America
The Motion Picture Association of America was founded in 1922 and became the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America in 1945. The earlier name was used on the volumes in this collection. From the guide to the Directories of movie theaters, 1947-1948, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) The Motion Picture Association of America was founded in 1922 and became the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America in 1945. ...
Harris, Fred R.
Lewis, Robert Q.
Habib, Philip C.
Pegler, J. Westbrook (James Westbrook), 1894-1969
James Westbrook Pegler (1894-1969), freelance journalist, was a columnist for Scripps-Howard Syndicate from 1933 to 1944, and a columnist for King Features Syndicate from 1944 to 1962. From the description of Pegler, J. Westbrook (James Westbrook), 1894-1969 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569759 Conservative syndicated columnist. Won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing labor union corruption. From the description of Letter to Lola Kovener ...
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), thirty-ninth president of the United States, was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia, and grew up in the nearby community of Archery. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. In the Navy he became a ...
Hennings, Thomas C., Jr. (Thomas Carey), 1903-1960
Thomas Carey Hennings (b. June 25, 1903, St. Louis, Mo.-d. Sept. 13, 1960, Washington, D.C.), U.S. representative and U.S. Senator from Missouri. From the description of Hennings, Thomas Carey, 1903-1960 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10609718 ...
Mahesh Yogi, Maharishi
Kohl, Helmut, 1930-....
Brown, Helen Gurley
Helen Gurley Brown at a book signing, 1963 Author and magazine editor Helen Gurley Brown was born in Green Forest, Arkansas on 18 February 1922 to Ira and Cleo (Sisco) Gurley, both schoolteachers. Though the family was poor, Cleo quit teaching to rear her two daughters. In Helen's early childhood, the Gurleys moved to Little Rock when Ira was elected to the state legislature. He was killed in an elevator accident when Helen was ten. Cleo struggled to support her childre...
Tito, Josip Broz, 1892-1980
Dodd, Thoams J.
McCarran, Pat, 1876-1954
U.S. senator from Nevada. From the description of Pat McCarran collection, 1897-1976. (Nevada State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 646434309 ...
Williams, Edward Bennett
Lawyer, political advisor, and sports team owner; b. 1920, d. 1988. From the description of Papers, 1920-1990 (bulk 1960-1988). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34149565 Lawyer, political advisor, and sports team owner; born 1920, died 1988. From the description of Papers of Edward Bennett Williams, 1920-1990 (bulk 1960-1988) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132628 ...
Guttmacher, Alan F. (Alan Frank), 1898-1974
Alan Frank Guttmacher, (1898-1974), was President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America from 1962 to 1974. His research focused on women's reproductive health issues including family planning, birth control, legalized abortion, sterility, fertility, multiple birth pregnancies, and global overpopulation. Guttmacher was an obstetrician, gynecologist, and family planning advocate in Baltimore, Md. before becoming Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New Yor...
Jordan, Barbara A.
Schweiker, Richard S. (Richard Schultz), 1926-
United States congressman, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. From the description of Correspondence to Edward F. Fry, 1961. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 212908346 Richard Schultz Schweiker was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, in 1926. After serving in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946, he graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the Pennsylvania State College in 1950. Following a ten-year career in manufacturing and sales, Schweiker was elected as a Senator t...
Collins, J. F. (John Francis)
Glenn, John Patrick.
Meyer, Karle Ernest
Lindley, Ernest Kidder
Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998
Lawyer and U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice. From the description of U.S. Supreme Court case files 1972-1987 [part 2]. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 36499084 From the description of U.S. Supreme Court case files 1972-1987 [part 1]. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 36498714 Powell was an alumnus of Washington and Lee University, Class of 1929, Law class of 1931, and later a Trustee, and a Justice of the United States...
Capp, Al, 1909-1979
Cartoonist, illustrator; New York, N.Y. Creator of the comic strip "Lil' Abner". Full name is Alfred Gerald Caplin. From the description of Al Capp cartoon drawings, 1950-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515753 ...
Gray, C. Boyden
Clayland Boyden Gray (b. 1943) served as a law clerk to Chief Justice Earl Warren in 1968; was a partner in the law firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering from 1969 to 1981; served as a counsel and deputy chief of staff to Vice President George H. W. Bush from 1981 to 1985; counsellor to Vice President Bush from 1985 to 1989; and served as Legal Counsel on the Bush Transition Team in 1988. Gray served as Counsel to the President from January 21, 1989 to January 19, 1993. From the des...
Fourrie, B. G.
Stone, Allan Abraham
Reagan, Ronald, 1911-2004
Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was the 40th President of the United States and served two terms in office from 1981 to 1989. He was born on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois, the second son of Nelle Wilson and John Edward ("Jack") Reagan. His father nicknamed him "Dutch" as a baby. In 1920 the family resettled in Dixon, Illinois. In 1928 Reagan graduated from Dixon High School, where he had been student body president, an actor in school plays, and a student athlete. He partici...
Gorbachev, Mikhail Sergeevich, 1931-
General secretary, Kommunisticheskai︠a︡ partii︠a︡ Sovetskogo Soi︠u︡za, 1985-1991; president of the Soviet Union, 1990-1991. From the description of Dialog o perestroĭke, "prazhskoĭ vesne" i sot︠s︡ializme : typescript, 1994 / Mikhail Gorbachev, Zdenek Mlynarzh. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500680 Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev (1931-) was leader of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from 1985 to 1991. Gorbachev was born on March 2, 1931, in Privolnoe, Russia,...
Reagan, Nancy, 1921-2016
Originally a Broadway actress, Nancy Davis Reagan served as First Lady from 1981 to 1989. She served alongside her husband, President Ronald Reagan, and is remembered for her passionate advocacy for decreasing drug and alcohol abuse. “My life really began when I married my husband,” says Nancy Reagan, who in the 1950’s happily gave up an acting career for a permanent role as the wife of Ronald Reagan and mother to their children. Her story actually begins in New York City, her birthplace. She...
Auerbach, Arnold Red
Ives, Irving M...
Clark, W. P.
Epithet: Secretary, Barry District Trades and Labour Council British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x0000eb ...
Weaver, Robert C. (Robert Clifton), 1907-1997
Robert Clifton Weaver (December 29, 1907 – July 17, 1997) was an American economist, academic, and political administrator who served as the first United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) from 1966 to 1968, when the department was newly established by President Lyndon B. Johnson. Weaver was the first African American to be appointed to a US cabinet-level position. Born in Washington, D.C., Weaver attended the M Street High School, now known as the Dunbar High School, the...
Ethel Lippman was born on Oct. 12, 1892 and was a friend of David Sarnoff's youth. Her parents supposedly objected to their marriage because they viewed Sarnoff as just a wireless clerk with no prospects. Instead, she married Martin Lippman, a New York lawyer. Lippman's and Sarnoff's sons attended Andover together. Ethel Lippman corresponded with Sarnoff until his final illness. She died on Sept. 17, 1987. From the description of Correspondence between David Sarnoff and Ethel Lippman...
Miller, Samuel Howard
Lodge, Cabot Henry
Clifford, Clark M., 1906-1998
Lawyer and cabinet officer. Full name: Clark McAdam Clifford. From the description of Clark M. Clifford papers, 1883-1999 (bulk 1946-1998). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979757 Clark M. Clifford was born on December 25, 1906, in Fort Scott, Kansas. He received his LL.B from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, in 1928. From 1928 to 1944 he worked as an attorney in St. Louis. He married Margery Pepperell Kimball on October 3, 1931. From 1944 to 1946 he served as an ...
McGinley, Phyllis, 1905-1978
American playwright and memoirist. From the description of Lillian Hellman Papers, 1904-1984 (bulk 1934-1984). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 78685575 Lillian Hellman, the author of Little Foxes and Watch on the Rhine, was the executor of the estate of the novelist Dashiell Hammett. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1979. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id:...
Hayden, Martin, 1950-....
White, E.B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985
American author and humorist E.B. White was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and graduated from Cornell. After graduation he worked on odd jobs and travelled; while working as a copywriter, he submitted some essays to the newly founded New Yorker, which led to his long-term relationship with the magazine. White is generally credited with supplying New Yorker's signature style, a clever, whimsical, and highly allusive tone; over the years he contributed everything from essays and stories to photo capt...
Epithet: of Add MS 14873 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000566.0x0000c2 ...
Hutchinson, Asa B.
Asa Burnham Hutchinson (1823-1884). From the description of Diary, 1853. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191280787 ...
Bradlee, Benjamin C.
Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee (b. 1921), journalist, newspaper editor, author, held posts with the New Hampshire Sunday News, the Washington Post, and the U.S. Foreign Service during the 1940s and 1950s. He was the Managing Editor of the Washington Post from 1965 to 1968. From the description of Bradlee, Benjamin C. (Benjamin Crowninshield), 1921- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10572597 ...
Sperling, Jack, 1922-2004
Williams, Edward B.
Edward B. Williams was a soldier of Company C, 32nd Iowa Infantry, during the American Civil War. Williams was the father-in law of Clyde B. Aitchison. From the guide to the Edward B. Williams letters, 1864-1865, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries) ...
Epithet: Reverend; alias 'Cuthbert Bede.' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x0002bf ...
Marquez, Gabriela Garcia
Hays, Arthur Garfield, 1881-1954
Hays taught in Kuna, Bruneau, and Boise. After he retired he accepted the directorship of the prison educational program in Boise. From the description of Papers, 1830-1958. (Idaho State Historical Society Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 42927298 Active in civil liberties issues, Hays took part in a long list of important cases, including the Scopes trial in 1925, the Sacco and Vanzetti case, and the Scottsboro case. Hays also attended the Reichstag trial in Ber...
Smith, Walter Bedell
Epithet: US general British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x000152 ...
Holtzman, Elizabeth, 1941-
Elizabeth Holtzman (born August 11, 1941) is an American attorney and politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives. A Democrat, she represented New York's 16th congressional district for four terms from 1973 to 1981. After leaving Congress, she became the first woman to serve as District Attorney of Kings County (1982-1989) and the first woman to hold the office of New York City Comptroller (1990-1993). A native of Brookly, New York, she graduated from Abrah...
Hitz, Frederick Porter, 1939-
Martin, Judith A., 1945-....
Nasser, Gamal Abdel
Olivier, Sir Lawrence
Little, Thomas F.
Washington, Harold, 1922-1987
Harold Lee Washington (April 15, 1922 – November 25, 1987) was an American lawyer and politician who was the 51st Mayor of Chicago. Washington became the first African American to be elected as the city's mayor in April 1983 after a multiracial coalition of progressives supported his election. He served as mayor from April 29, 1983 until his death on November 25, 1987. Born in Chicago and raised in the Bronzeville neighborhood, Washington became involved in local 3rd Ward politics under Chicago ...
Doherty, Gerard F.
Weinberger, Caspar W.
Biographical Note 1917, Aug. 18 Born, San Francisco, Calif. 1933 Graduated, San Francisco Polytechnic High School, San Francisco, Calif. 1938 Graduated, Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass. 1941 ...
Philbrick, Herbert A. (Herbert Arthur), 1915-1993
Anticommunist activist and counterspy. From the description of Herbert A. Philbrick papers, 1849-1997 (bulk 1940-1993). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984223 Biographical Note 1915, May 11 Born, Boston, Mass. 1938 Graduated, Lincoln Technical Institute of Northeastern University, Boston, Mass. ...
Thompson, Hunter S.
Hunter S. Thompson was a well-known journalist and author, and an associate of writer Ed McClanahan. From the guide to the Hunter S. Thompson Collection, 2005-2006, (Utah State University.) ...
Cuter, R. Ammi
Graham, Fred P.
Author, journalist, and lawyer. Full name: Fred Patterson Graham. Born 1931. From the description of Fred P. Graham papers, 1947-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071533 ...
Wright, J. Skelly
Federal judge and professor of law. Full name: James Skelly Wright. Born 1911; died 1988. From the description of J. Skelly Wright papers, 1933-1987 (bulk 1948-1986). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74985584 Federal judge and law professor; full name: James Skelly Wright; b. 1911; d. 1988. From the description of Papers, 1933-1987 (bulk 1948-1986). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31605164 Biographical Note ...
Kahlenberg, Richard D.
Sturges, Wesley A. (Wesley Alba), 1893-
Harrison Paul Porter was born July 29, 1921, in Houston, Texas, the second of the four children of Constance Eve Ingalls Porter and Harry Ray Porter. His father, also known as Harrison Paul Porter, was Katherine Anne Porter's brother. Mr. Porter's siblings were Dorothy Rae, Constance Elita, and Charles Boone. He graduated from John H. Reagan High School in Houston in 1939, served in the army in Europe in World War II, then attended the University of California, Los Angel...
Washington, William, active 19th century
Weed, Frederick R.
Fletcher, Joseph, 1934-
Joseph F. Fletcher, Jr. (1934-1984) taught at Harvard from 1966 until his death. He became Professor of Chinese and Central Asian History in 1972. From the description of Papers of Joseph F. Fletcher, Jr., 1958-1984 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76977326 Principal and coach of Richmond High School, Richmond, Ky. From the description of Joseph Fletcher collection, [ca. 1900]-1989. (Kentucky State University). WorldCat record id: 70972064 ...
Wayne, John, 1907-1979
Movie star. From the description of Oral history interview, 1970 Apr. 29 [sound recording]. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 35774013 Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of John Wayne : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122512951 ...
Meany, George, 1894-1980
Labor official; interviewee d.1980. From the description of Reminiscences of George Meany : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587289 President, AFL-CIO, 1955-1980. George Meany (1894-1980) was elected president of the American Federation of Labor (A.F. of L.) in 1952. His efforts to unite his organization with its rival, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), was successful, and he was ...
Dupont, Pierre S.
Silverglate, Harvey A., 1942-
Hinton, Harold B. (Harold Boaz), 1898-
Luce, Henrt R.
Castro Z., Fidel
Alsop, Joseph, 1910-1989
Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Joseph Wright Alsop : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122308198 Authors and journalists. Full names: Joseph Wright Alsop and Stewart Johonnot Oliver Alsop (1914-1974). From the description of Papers of Joseph and Stewart Alsop, 1699-1989 (bulk 1937-1989). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061964 ...
Brown, Joyce, M.S.W.
Epithet: Sec Richard Stapley Educational Trust British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000862.0x0000ba ...
Schiff, Dorothy, 1903-1989
Dorothy Schiff (1903-1989) was the publisher of the New York Post, the oldest daily newspaper in the United States, from 1942 to 1976. She wrote a column for the paper and served as editor-in-chief from 1961 until she sold the paper in 1976. She also published the Paris-Post in France from 1945 to 1948 and owned several radio stations in New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco. From the guide to the Dorothy Schiff papers, 1904-1989, 1950s-1970s, (The New York Public Library. Man...
Marshall, E.G. 1914-1998
Langer, William N.
Ober, Frank B.
Porter, Sylvia Field, 1913-
Rabi, Israel Isaac
Chiang, Ching-kuo, 1910-1988
President of Taiwan, 1978-1988. From the description of Chiang Ching-kuo diaries, 1937-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122639768 ...
Mansfield, John Howard
Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986
United States ambassador to India, 1951-1953 and 1963-1969. From the description of The Indo-American development program : the problems and opportunities : mimeograph, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867525 Chester Bowles was born on April 5, 1901, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale University in 1924 (B.S.) and established the advertising firm of Benton and Bowles, with William Benton, in 1929. Bowles served in the Office of Price Administration ...
Vessey, John William, 1922-
Steinbrenner, George M. (George Michael), 1930-2010
Bailey, F. Lee (Francis Lee), 1933-
Ervin, Samuel James, 1926-1999
Allen, Fred, 1920-2012
Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007
Composer. From the description of Papers, 1982-1989. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 21072004 Orlando Cole, American, cellist of the Curtis String Quartet, and educator (cello faculty, The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, Pa.), was a classmate of Menotti's and Barber's at the Curtis Institute. From the description of [Letter, 1936, summer, St. Wolfgang, Austria, to] Landy [Orlando Cole, Rockport, Me.] / Gian-Carlo ; Sam [Samuel Barb...
Steinem, Gloria, 1934-
Gloria Steinem, late 1960's Gloria Steinem was born on March 25, 1934 in Toledo, Ohio to Leo Steinem and Ruth Nuneviller Steinem, the second of their two children (Suzanne Steinem was born in 1925). She grew up in Toledo and Clark Lake, Michigan, where the family ran a summer resort. Leo and Ruth divorced in 1945, and, with Suzanne away at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, eleven-year-old Gloria assumed responsibility for the care of her mother, who was incre...
Murray, Pauli, 1910-1985
Pauli Murray (1910-1985) was a lawyer, scholar, writer, educator, administrator, religious leader, civil rights and women's rights activist. She was a co-founder of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the first black woman to be ordained as an Episcopal minister. She spent much of her life in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Washington, D.C. From the description of Proud shoes : the story of an American family : typescript, 1956 / by Pauli Murray. (New York Public Library)....
Richberg, Donald R.
Heckscher, August, 1913-1997
Author, arts consultant, social commentator, and journalist. From the description of August Heckscher papers, 1931-1999 (bulk 1948-1976). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979771 Art administrator, writer; New York, N.Y. From the description of August Heckscher interviews, 1970 May 25-Dec. 29 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 276394224 August Heckscher (1913-1997) was a writer, printmaker and educator, who was also active in civic institut...
Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955
American playwright. From the description of Letter, Surrey, England, to Malcolm Wells, New York City [manuscript], 1948 August 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817235 Sherwood was a noted American dramatist. He was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., graduated from Harvard in 1918, and served in World War I. He wrote for Vanity Fair and Life magazines, serving as editor of the latter from 1924 to 1928. His first play, written in 1927, was an immediate success. H...
Leach, W. Barton
Clark, Joseph Sill
McGee, Gale W.
Rhodes, John J. (John Jacob), 1916-2003
John J. Rhodes was the US representative from Arizona 1952-1983, and served as House minority leader from 1973-1981. From the description of John J. Rhodes and Howard H. Baker, Jr. joint leadership papers, 1971-1980 (bulk 1977-1979. (Scottsdale Public Library). WorldCat record id: 32532734 From the description of John J. Rhodes minority leader papers, 1968-1980. (Scottsdale Public Library). WorldCat record id: 34241286 United States congressman from Arizona, 1952-19...
Hunt, Harold Arthur Kinross, 1903-...
Fee, Linda Gray
Stettinius, E. R.
Hoffa, James R.
Robinson, Geroid Tanquary
Adams, Sherman, 1899-1986
Presidential aide. From the description of Reminiscences of Sherman Adams : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122512723 Governor of New Hampshire and Assistant to President Eisenhower. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : Washington, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1956 Nov. 2 and 1958 Sept. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867977 Governor, presidential aide. From the description ...
Kerr, Walter Talbot, 1839-1927
British naval officer. From the description of Letters of Walter Talbot Kerr, 1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423789 ...
Franks, Sir Oliver
Stassen, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1907-2001
Lawyer; governor. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold Edward Stassen : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513413 American politician. From the description of Letter, 1945 April 30, San Francisco, to Helen M. Taft, Mendon, Mass. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315953452 Stassen was born in Minnesota in 1907. His political career began in 1930 when he was elected as Dakota County at...
Miller, G. William
Spaak, Paul-Henri, 1899-1972
Norton, Elliot, 1903-
American drama critic, teacher, and author. From the description of Elliot Norton collection, 1930-1994. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969523 ...
McCloskey, Robert G. (Robert Green)
McCloskey earned his Harvard PhD in 1948. From the description of Report on reading done in Government 200 and Government 3. [1946-1947] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512623 McCloskey (1916-1969) taught government at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Robert G. McCloskey, 1955-1968 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973107 ...
Rappaport, Loise J.
Lott, C. Trent (Chester Trent), 1941-
Chester Trent Lott Sr. (born October 9, 1941) is a former American politician and author. A former United States Senator from Mississippi, Lott served in numerous leadership positions in both the United States House of Representatives and the Senate. He entered Congress as one of the first of a wave of Republicans winning seats in Southern states that had been solidly Democratic. Later in his career, he became Senate Majority Leader, and, alternately, Senate Minority Leader. In 2003, he stepped ...
Harvard Law School
Law clubs were established to provide students an opportunity to practice preparing and arguing law cases as realistically as possible. Law clubs began to be founded at Harvard in the 19th century; one of the earliest was the Marshall Club, founded in 1825. In 1910, the Board of Student Advisers was formed, and the more formal Ames Competition in Appellate Brief Writing and Advocacy was established. From the description of General information by and about Harvard Law School clubs, 18...
Warner, John Charles.
Epithet: Lord Mayor of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x000379 Epithet: of Egerton Ch 7596 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000816.0x0001a5 Epithet: of Add MS 38140 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000816.0x000193 Epithet: Parlia...
Lauder, George V.
Williams, Edward Bennett
Biographical Note 1920, May 31 Born, Hartford, Conn. 1941 A.B., College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass. 1941 1942 Served in United States Army Air Force ...
Reuss, Henry R.
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005
George Kennan (1845-1924), American journalist and author, was best-known for his writings on Russia. In 1865 he was sent to Siberia as part of a surveying party to find a route for a telegraph line to connect Europe and America. Kennan traveled across Russia and wrote about his experiences in Tent Life in Siberia (1870). He worked as assistant manager of the Associated Press and wrote about the Russian prison and exile system for Century Magazine. In addition to his wor...
MacDonald, I. T.
McCarthy, Mary (Mary Eunice)
Sullivam, R. W.
Case, Clifford P. (Clifford Philip), 1904-1982
Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Clifford Philip Case : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122619730 Lawyer, state legislator, and U.S. representative and senator, from New Jersey. From the description of Papers, 1925-1982 ; (bulk 1945-1978). (Rutgers University). WorldCat record id: 28376038 ...
Clarke, Tom C.
Lewis, Fulton, 1903-1966
Fulton Lewis, Jr. (1903-1966) was an American television and radio commentator and columnist. Born in Washington, D.C.. April 30, 1903 to Fulton and Elizabeth Lewis, he was educated at Western High School, Washington, D.C., and attended the University of Virginia. On June 28, 1930, he married Alice Huston. Fulton Lewis began his career as a reporter for the Washington Herald in 1924, where he later became the city editor. He worked with the Washington Bureau, Universal S...
Yamānī, Aḥmad Zakī, 1930-
Eaton, Cyrus Stephen, 1883-1979
Prominent Canadian-American capitalist and financier. He was an outspoken critic of other businessmen, supporter of labor, promoter of better U.S.-Soviet relations, and organizer of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs. From the description of Papers, 1901-1978. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 17974952 Epithet: initiator Pugwash International Conference of Nuclear Scientists British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : ...
Elliott, William Yandell
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977
Vladimir Nabokov was a Russian and American novelist, poet, short-story writer, lecturer, and literary critic. From the description of Vladimir Nabokov papers, 1918-1987 bulk (1934-1975) [microform]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 210012737 From the description of Vladimir Nabokov papers, 1918-1987 bulk (1934-1975). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122465556 From the guide to the Vladimir Nabokov papers, 1918-1987, 1934-1975, (The New Y...
Wakeman, Frederic, 1909-1998
Irwin, Don J.
Surrey, Stanley S.
Warburg, James P. (James Paul), 1896-1969
American banker. From the description of Renascent Nazi propaganda in Switzerland : the myth of Sidney Warburg : typescript, 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122388271 Banker. From the description of Reminiscences of James Paul Warburg : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309728199 Biographical/Historical Note American banker. From th...
Koch, Ed (Edward T.)
Roa Kouri, Raul
Young, Andrew W.
Cole, Allan B. (Allan Burnett), 1914-
Wiesner, Jerome B.
Pope, Arthur Upham, 1881-1969
Epithet: American orientalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x00028e Arthur Upham Pope (1881-1969) was an American authority on Persian art and antiquities. During the 1920s and 1930s, he organized international exhibitions of Persian art; advised museums, dealers and purchasers of Iranian art objects; edited the multi-volume Survey of Persian Art (published in 1938); and conducted archaeological exped...
Clark, Tom C.
Malin, Patrick Murphy, 1903-1964
Brandt, Willy, 1913-1992
Martin, Robert P.
Ruttenberg, Stanley H., 1917-
Ingersoll, Ralph Isaacs, 1789-1872
Diefenbaker, John G., 1895-1979
Prime minister of Canada. From the description of John G. Diefenbaker remarks, 1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980355 ...
Friendly, Fred W.
Radio and television journalist; interviewee b. 1915. From the description of Reminiscences of Fred W. Friendly : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122362077 From the description of Reminiscences of Fred W. Friendly : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513857 New York City native Fred W. Friendly (1915-1998) was a radio and television producer and...
Hanson, H. P. (Howard P.)
Baker, Howard H., Jr.
Fonda, Jane, 1937-
Jane Fonda (b. December 21, 1937, New York City, NY) is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, and fitness guru. The daughter of actor Henry Fonda, Jane made her Broadway and film debut in 1960. In 1982, she released her first exercise video, Jane Fonda's Workout, which became the highest-selling video of the time. Fonda was a visible political activist in the counterculture era during the Vietnam War and later became involved in advocacy for women. She h...
Gary Warren Hart was born November 28, 1936 in Ottawa, Kansas where his father sold farm equipment. In 1958 he graduated from Bethany Nazarene College in Oklahoma after financing his education by working on railroad construction crews during the summers. After his graduation he married Oletha (Lee) Ludwig whom he had met at Bethany and later the Hart's had two children Andrea, born in 1964, and John, born in 1966. From Bethany the Hart's moved to Connecticut where he earned degrees ...
Travia, Anthony J.
Evers, Charles, 1922-....
Civic activist and political leader Charles Evers was born on September 11, 1922 in Decatur, Mississippi to Jess Wright and James Evers. Evers received his B.S. degree from Alcorn Agricultural and Mechanical College in Lorman, Mississippi in 1950.Evers enlisted in the United States Army and served overseas during World War II. After his return to the U.S., he began working as the first African American disc jockey at WHOC Radio station in Philadelphia, Mississippi in 1951. There, he worked for a...
Kaufman, Irving R.
Kunstler, William M. (William Moses), 1919-1995
Malone, George W. (George Wilson), 1890-1961
Symington, Stuart, 1901-1988
BIOGRAPHY United States Senator from Idaho. From the guide to the Frank Church Speech, 1960, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.) Rod Gramer was born in Boise in 1953 and graduated from the University of Idaho with a degree in history in 1975. He was a journalist with the Idaho Statesman when he began research for a biography of Frank Church in 1978 with fell...
Bond, Julian, 1940-2015
Julian Bond (1940- ), African American civil rights leader and politician, involved in sit-ins in Atlanta, helped found Committee on Appeal for Human Rights and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. From the description of Julian Bond oral history interview, 1979 Apr. 10. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38727097 Julian Bond (1940- ) is a political and civil rights activist. While studying at Morehouse College in 1960, he helped form the Committee on ...
Mesta, Perle, 1889-1975
Thomas Grey Wicker (1926- ), journalist and author, worked for the "Winston-Salem Journal"; the "Nashville Tennesseean"; and served as staff writer, chief of the Washington bureau, and associate editor for the "New York Times." He wrote numerous works of fiction and non-fiction, including several presidential biographies. From the description of Tom Wicker papers, 1917-1998 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 48756913 Thomas Grey Wicker was born in Hamlet, N.C., o...
Getty, Paul J.
Saypol, Irving H.
Wright, James C.
Percy, Charles H., 1919-2011
Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Charles Harting Percy : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147380 Epithet: US senator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000067 ...
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975
Thornton Wilder (1897-1975), novelist and playwright. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82555916 From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165470 Thornton Wilder was an American playwright, novelist, and essayist. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection of papers, 1926-1975 bulk (1926-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat rec...
O'Connor, Sandra Day, 1930-
Sandra Day O’Connor was born in El Paso, Texas, March 26, 1930. She married John Jay O’Connor III in 1952 and has three sons - Scott, Brian, and Jay. She received her B.A. and LL.B. from Stanford University. She served as Deputy County Attorney of San Mateo County, California from 1952–1953 and as a civilian attorney for Quartermaster Market Center, Frankfurt, Germany from 1954–1957. From 1958–1960, she practiced law in Maryvale, Arizona, and served as Assistant Attorney General of Arizona from ...
Miller, Melvin B.
Pearson, Lester B.
Lester B. "Mike" Pearson was a Canadian statesman and politician, perhaps best known as Canada's fourteenth Prime Minister. Born in Ontario, he was educated at the University of Toronto, where he excelled at sports. He volunteered for service in World War I, eventually serving as a pilot with the Royal Flying Corps, then resumed his education at Oxford before becoming a professor and coach at the University of Toronto. He entered the foreign service, eventually serving as Ambassdor to the United...
Poitier, Sidney, 1927-2022
Sidney Poitier KBE (born February 20, 1927, Miami, Florida – died January 6, 2022, Los Angeles, California), Bahamian-American actor, film director, and ambassador. In 1964, he was the first African American and first Bahamian to win the Academy Award for Best Actor. He also received two competitive Golden Globe Awards, a competitive British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), and a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album. Poitier's family lived in the Bahamas, then still a Crown col...
Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991
Dos Pasos, John
Clark, Kenneth Bancroft
Weinberger, Caspar W.
Biographical Note 1917, Aug. 18 Born, San Francisco, Calif. 1933 Graduated, San Francisco Polytechnic High School, San Francisco, Calif. 1938 Graduated, Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass. 1941 ...
Iklé, Fred Charles
Director, United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, 1973-1977; under secretary of defense for policy, 1981-1988. From the description of Fred Charles Iklé papers, 1972-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123458568 ...
Shultz, George Pratt, 1920-
George Pratt Shultz was born December 13, 1920, in New York, New York, son of Birl E. and Margaret Pratt Shultz. He married Helena Marie O''Brien in 1946. He received a B.A. in economics from Princeton University in 1942. That same year he joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served until 1945, attaining the rank of Captain. In 1949, he earned a Ph.D. in industrial economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). From 1948 to 1957, he taught in both the MIT Department of Economics and...
McInerny, T. A.
Gallup, George Horace
Walter, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1894-1963
U.S. representative, of Easton, Pa. From the description of Papers, 1932-1963. (Lehigh University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 28416125 ...
Romney, George, 1734-1802
Epithet: of Add MS 38728 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001391.0x000203 English painter. From the description of Milton sketchbook [graphic] / George Romney. 1791 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78087218 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to his son, John, 1797 Apr. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657308 From the description of Autograph letter...
Hickenlooper, B. B.
Irving, John, 1959-....
Epithet: of Add MS 20115 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x0002d7 ...
Perelman, S. J.
Neustadt, Richard E.
Political scientist. From the description of Reminiscences of Richard Elliott Neustadt : oral history, 1961. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309741331 Richard Elliot Neustadt (b. 1919), educator, political scientist, and government consultant, was a professor of government at Columbia University from 1954 to 1964) and at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University from 1965 to 1975. Neustadt is the author of Presidential ...
Lerner, Max, 1902-1992
Editorial director and columnist for the daily newspaper PM. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1947. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122583177 Author, lecturer. From the description of Reminiscences of Max Lerner : lecture, 1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100443 ...
Moseley, Philip W.
Burns, Arthur F.
Traynor, Roger J.
Sulzberger, Arthur H. ays
Leslie, Robert C.
Mugabe, Robert Gabriel, 1924-....
Montague, Gilbert Holland, 1880-1961
Gilbert Holland Montague (1880-1961) was an American lawyer and autograph collector. Montague earned his Harvard AB in 1901, his Harvard AM in 1902, and his Harvard LLB in 1904. Gilbert Holland Montague was born in 1880 in Springfield, Massachusetts. After receiving degrees from Harvard in economics and law Montague became a foremost practitioner of antitrust law. Montague authored many journal articles on business law and two books: Rise and Progress of the Standard Oil Company (1903) and...
Sullivan, Leon Howard
Von Bulow, Claus
Monro, John V.
Muskie, Edmund S.
Fraser, Douglas A. (Douglas Andrew), 1916-2008
Marett, Robert Hugh Kirk, Sir, 1907-....
Sessions, William S.
Novak, Robert, Dr.
McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957
Sawyer, Diane, 1945-
McCormack, John W. (John William), 1891-1980
John William McCormack (December 21, 1891 – November 22, 1980) was an American politician from Boston, Massachusetts. An attorney and a Democrat, McCormack served in the United States Army during World War I, and afterwards won terms in both the Massachusetts House of Representatives and Massachusetts State Senate before winning election to the United States House of Representatives. He became the 45th Speaker of the House of Representatives in 1962. McCormack enjoyed a long House career (192...
Norman Mailer was born in Long Branch, New Jersey in 1923 and raised in Brooklyn, New York. After graduation from Boys High School, he later graduated from Harvard University. Mailer served two years in Leyte, Luzon and Japan during World War II. In 1948, he produced his first novel, The Naked and the Dead, considered by many critics to be one of the most important novels to emerge from the second world war. Mailer's second novel, Barbary Shore, was described by its author as a "product of inten...
DeBakey, Michael E. (Michael Ellis), 1908-2008
Michael E. DeBakey (b. Michel Dabaghi, Sept. 7, 1908, Lake Charles, LA–d. July 11, 2008, Houston, TX) was a famous cardiovascular surgeon. During World War II, DeBakey served in the U.S. Army and helped develop the Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) units. He then joined the faculty of Baylor University College of Medicine, serving as faculty, president of college, and chancellor, and Chairman of the Department of Surgery. He was among the earlier surgeons to perform coronary artery bypass sur...
Ferraro, Geraldine, 1935-2011
Geraldine Anne "Gerry" Ferraro (August 26, 1935 – March 26, 2011) was the first female vice-presidential nominee representing a major American political party. She served in the United States House of Representatives from 1979 to 1985 and in 1984 was the Democratic Party's vice presidential nominee, running alongside former vice president Walter Mondale. She was also an ambassador, attorney, journalist, author, and businesswoman. Ferraro grew up in New York City and worked as a public school ...
Tunnermann Bernheim, Carlos
Davis, Elmer Holmes, 1890-1958
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...
Iacocca, Lido Anthony
McGhee, George Crews, 1912-....
Petroleum producer, government official. From the description of Reminiscences of George Crews McGhee : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481210 ...
McCree, Wade H. (Wade Hampton), 1920-1987
Patterson, Robert Porter, 1891-1952
Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. secretary of war. From the description of Papers of Robert Porter Patterson, 1940-1951 (bulk 1940-1947). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74984701 ...
Colby, William Egan
Sparkman, John J.
Ridgway, Matthew B.
Stevens, Robert T. (Robert Ten Broeck), 1899-1983
Robert Ten Broeck Stevens (b. July 31, 1899, Fanwood, N.J.-d. Jan. 31, 1983) served as Secretary of the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955. From the description of Stevens, Robert T. (Robert Ten Broeck), 1899-1983 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10598660 ...
Biographical Note 1908, Oct. 5 Born, Texarkana, Tex. 1927 Diploma, Culver Military Academy,Culver, Ind. 1927 1931 Attended Princeton University,Princeton, N.J. ...
Mayer, Arthur, 1886-1981
Motion picture exhibitor; interviewee d. 1981. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Loeb Mayer : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527451 ...
Heston, Charlton B.
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-....
As the winner of the National Book Award for her 1970 novel Them and the recipient of four O. Henry awards and numerous other literary prizes, Joyce Carol Oates is among the most distinguished writers in the United States. In her considerable body of work, she has created an array of male and female protagonists from a diversity of regional, economic, and occupational backgrounds. In the four decades since her first book, the short-story collection By the North Gate, appeared to critical acclaim...
Mitchell, Edgar D.
Schlafly, Phyllis, 1924-2016
Phyllis Schlafly was born 15 August 1924 in St. Louis, Missouri. The mother of six, she is an attorney and a conservative political activist. Her biggest platforms have been against equal rights amendments and feminist views. She founded the Eagle Forum and the Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund in 1972 and remains in the office of their president today. From the guide to the Phyllis Schlafly reports, 1989-1991, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...
McCloskey, Paul N., 1927-
United States representative from California, 1967-1983. From the description of Paul N. McCloskey papers, 1967-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754871978 Biographical Chronology 1927 September 29 Born, Loma Linda, California 1945 1947 Se...
Volcker, Paul A.
Epithet: weaver of Preston British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000270.0x0001f1 ...
Cosby, Bill, 1937-....
William Henry Cosby, Jr. (Bill) was born in 1937 in Philadelphia. He attended Temple University and received his M.A. and Ed.D. from the University of Massachusetts. He is a noted comedian, actor, and writer. In the early 1970s Cosby created the cartoon character of Fat Albert who gave Cosby the opportunity to present his views on how to handle such childhood problems as lying, stealing, and safety.Biographical source: Something About the Author, Volume 110, p. 65-71. From the descri...
Rizzo, Frank, 1920-1991
Daniel, Clifton E.
Haig, Alexander Meigs, 1924-2010
Alexander Meigs Haig (b. 1924) was an army officer, politician, diplomat, and Secretary of State. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy and entered the U.S. Army, advancing through grades to the rank of general. He served as military assistant to the Secretary of the Army in 1964, and was deputy special assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense from 1964 to 1965. From 1969 to 1970, Haig was chief military assistant to National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger, and from 1970 to 1973 he w...
Brecht, Arnold, 1884-1977
Educator. Brecht taught law and political science at the New School for Social Research. From the description of Arnold Brecht papers, 1934-1970. (University at Albany). WorldCat record id: 82031566 ...
Matthews, Herbert Lionel, 1900-
American journalist and author. From the description of Herbert L. Matthews Collection, 1929-1949. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122640587 From the description of Herbert Lionel Matthews papers, 1961-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867344 Herbert Matthews worked as a journalist for the New York Times for 45 years. Starting as a secretary in the business office, Matthews rose t...
De Vries, Peter
Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006
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...
Kampelman, Max M., 1920-2013
Max M. Kampelmacher was born to Jewish Austrian immigrant parents on November 7, 1920. He grew up in the Bronx, New York, attending Jewish parochial schools and the Talmudical Academy High School. He graduated from New York University in 1940. In 1941, just before entering law school, he changed his surname to Kampelman. He achieved a J.D. from the School of Law at New York University in 1945 and earned his M.A. in Political Science from the University of Minnesota in 1946. He taugh...
Merritt, A. Tillman (Arthur Tillman)
Scalapino, Robert A.
Abd al-Rahim, Muhammad Kamil
Murphy, Patrick, 1943-....
Epithet: of Drogheda British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x0001ef ...
Powell, A. Clayton (Adam Clayton), 1865-1953
Samuelson, Paul A. (Paul Anthony), 1915-2009
Paul A. Samuelson (1915-2009) was a Nobel Prize-winning economist and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From the description of Paul A. Samuelson papers, 1933-2010. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 664246147 1915, May 15 Born in Gary, Indiana, son of Russian-born parents Frank Samuelson and Ella Lipton 1932 ...
McLucas, John L.
John L. McLucas (1920-2002) was Secretary of the Air Force from July 19, 1973 to November 12, 1975. From the description of McLucas, John L., 1920-2002 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10570017 ...
Muchnick, Isadore H. Y.
Ride, Sally, 1951-2012
Sally Ride (b. May 26, 1951, Los Angeles, CA–d. July 23, 2012, La Jolla, CA) was an American physicist and astronaut. Born in Los Angeles, she joined NASA in 1978 and became the first American woman in space in 1983; Ride was the third woman in space overall. Ride remains the youngest American astronaut to have traveled to space, having done so at the age of 32. After flying twice on the Orbiter Challenger, she left NASA in 1987. She worked for two years at Stanford University's Center for Inter...
Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910-1994
34th governor of Arkansas. Faubus was born in the Ozark Mountain community of Greasy Creek; taught school in rural communities (1928...1939); worked as an itinerant farm laborer and lumberjack (1931...1935); briefly attended Commonweath College, the radical labor school at Mena (Polk County) Arkansas (1935); was elected to two terms as Madison County Circuit Clerk and Recorder; served in the U.S. Army as an enlisted man and subsequently as a commissioned officer in Europe (1942-1946); was Huntsv...
Ferren, John Maxwell
Rehnquist, Wiliam H.
Scranton, William Warren, 1917-2013
William Warren Scranton was a businessman and civic leader in Scranton, Pa., 1946-; special assistant to Secretary of State, 1958-60; Congressman from 10th Pennsylvania House district, 1960-62; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1963-67; candidate for Republican Party nomination for President of U.S., 1964; diplomat, policy advisor, businessman, civic leader, 1966- From the description of William Warren Scranton papers, 1933-2005 (bulk 1952-1989) (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). Wor...
Menninger, William Claire
Clark, Ramsey, 1927-....
William Ramsey Clark (b. 1927) was Assistant Attorney General at the Department of Justice from 1961 to 1965, Deputy Attorney General from 1965 to 1967, and Attorney General from 1967 to 1969. After leaving the Federal government, he was a professor of law at Howard University and Brooklyn Law School. From the description of Clark, Ramsey, 1927- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580333 ...
Smith, Rowland P.
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976
Business executive and U.S. postmaster general 1933-1940. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122446088 James A. Farley was a Democratic party leader and a U.S. Postmaster General. From the description of James A. Farley letter, 1971 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122411243 Politician. From the description of Reminiscences of James Aloysius ...
White, Byron R., 1917-2002
Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, appointed by President John F. Kennedy in 1962; formerly U.S. deputy attorney general, lawyer, naval intelligence officer, Rhodes scholar, and professional football player. Full name: Byron Raymond White. Nickname: Whizzer. From the description of Byron R. White papers, 1961-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983274 Biographical Note 1917,...
Secretary-general, United Nations, 1972-1982; president of Austria, 1986- From the description of Kurt Waldheim interview transcript, 1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123419698 UN Secretary-General (1971-1981); Austria's Permanent Representative to the United Nations; Austria's Foreign Minister to the United Nations. From the description of Oral history interview with Kurt Waldheim, 2000. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 769741829 ...
John Paul II, Pope
Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931
Nicholas Vachel Lindsay was born in Springfield, IL. He studied in Ohio, Chicago, and New York and acquired a reputation as a poet and lecturer. Lindsay became famous for his walk from Springfield, IL to New Mexico in 1912, and for an unusual method of writing poetry. In 1924 he arrived in Spokane where he worked as a columnist for the "Spokesman-Review". He returned to Springfield in 1929, and at the time of his death was a major figure in American poetry. From the description of Co...
Isacson, Leo, 1910-1996
Leo Leous Isacson (April 20, 1910 – September 21, 1996) was an American lawyer and politician. A member of the American Labor Party, he represented New York's 24th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1948 to 1949. Born in Manhattan, New York City, he attended the public schools there before graduating from New York University in 1931 and New York University School of Law in 1933. He was thereafter admitted to the bar and commenced practice in New York City defendi...
Browning, Carol Dan, 1960-
Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994
Born in Portland, Oregon on 28 February 1901. Died on 19 August 1994. Education: B.S., Chemical Engineering, Oregon State College (1922), Ph.D., Physical Chemistry and Mathematical Physics, California Institute of Technology (1925). Employment: 1925-1926 National Research Council; 1926-1927 Universities of Münich, Zürich, and Copenhagen; 1922-1969 California Institute of Technology; 1969- Stanford University; 1973-1979 Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine. From the descr...
Sheen, Fulton J. (Fulton John), 1895-1979
Nash, Frank C.
Lahey, Frank Howard
Reuther, Walter, 1911-....
Rockefeller, David, 1915-2017
David Rockefeller (born June 12, 1915, New York City – died March 20, 2017, Pocantico Hills, New York) was an American investment banker who served as chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation. He was the oldest living member of the third generation of the Rockefeller family, and family patriarch from July 2004 until his death in March 2017. Rockefeller was the fifth son and youngest child of John D. Rockefeller Jr. and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, and a grandson of John D. Rockef...
Watt, James G., 1938-
James G. Watt began his long and distinguished political career in 1962, when he joined the campaign to elect Milward Simpson to U.S. Senator. Upon Simpson's successful bid, Watt joined the newly elected Wyoming senator where he served as a legislative assistant and counsel. From 1966 through 1971, Watt held numerous Federal positions in Washington D.C. In July 1972, he was appointed Director of the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation. In 1975, Watt joined the Federal Power Commission where he served a...
Boudin, Louis B. (Louis Boudianoff), 1874-1952
Prominent lawyer, authority on socialists and socialism, author of various works related to socialism and law. From the description of Louis B. Boudin papers, [ca. 1900]-1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 470399691 Lawyer and authority on socialism, socialists and the law. From the description of Papers 1900-1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122575301 ...
Rhine, J. B.
Medaris, John B.
Westmoreland, William C.
Schonberg, Harold C.
Stewart, James B. (James Benjamin), 1947-
Folsom, Joseph K. (Joseph Kirk), 1893-1960
Stern, Herbert Jay, 1936-
Magruder, Calvert, 1893-1968
Law teacher, judge, government adviser. LL.B., Harvard Law School, 1916; Professor, 1920-1939; Lecturer, 1947-1959. General Counsel, NLRB, 1934-1935. General Counsel, Wage and Hour Div.,Dept. Labor, 1938-1939. Judge, U.S. Circ. App. (1st), 1939-1948; Chief Judge, 1948-1959. Chairman, U.S. Labor Mission to Bolivia, 1959-1960. Co-editor of Cases on the Law of Partnership and Other Unincorporated Business Associations (1923, etc.). From the description of Papers of Calvert Magruder, 192...
Will, George F.
Ascoli, Max, 1898-1978
Italian-born American political scientist, editor and publisher of The Reporter, and author. From the description of Max Ascoli collection, 1934-1970. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925340 Max Ascoli (1898-1978), an Italian Jewish intellectual and author, held the chair of Philosophy of Law at the University of Rome until he left Fascist Italy in 1932 to come to the United States on a Rockefeller Foundation scholarship. He was active in the Mazzini Society, an an...
Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984
Dramatist. From the description of The autumn garden : playscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131544 Lillian Hellman (1905-1984), playwright and screenwriter. From the description of These three : (Hellman story), 1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702193196 Lillian Hellman, America’s most significant woman playwright of the twentieth century, was born on June 20, 1905, in New Orleans to Max and Julia Newhouse Hellman. Her e...
Ivy, A. C. (Andrew Conway), 1893-1978
Andrew Conway Ivy (1893-1978) was born in Missouri and graduated from the University of Missouri in 1913. He received his M.D. at Rush Medical school in Chicago in 1922 and from 1923-1946 he served as chair of the Physiology and Pharmacology department at Northwestern University. From 1946-1953 Ivy was the vice-president of the University of Illinois in charge of its Chicago colleges. He resigned his vice-presidential position in 1953 amid the controversy over the use of the cancer-fighting drug...
Nader, Ralph, 1934-
Ralph Nader (b. Feb. 27, 1934, Winsted, CT) graduated from Princeton University (1955) and received an LL.B. from Harvard Law School (1958). After law school he served in the U.S. Army as a cook. Starting in 1959, Nader began practicing as a lawyer in Hartford, CT, while lecturing at the University of Hartford. He was also a writer for the Christian Science Monitor and The Nation. In 1964, he relocated to Washington, DC to serve as a consultant to Assistant Secretary of Labor Daniel Patrick M...
Kirk, Claude R., 1926-2011
Claude Roy Kirk, Jr. was born in San Bernardino, California on January 7, 1926. He received a B.S. Degree from Emory University in 1945, and a law degree from the University of Alabama in 1949. In 1956, Kirk moved to Jacksonville, Florida when he became president of the American Heritage Life Insurance Company. As the Republican nominee in 1964, he unsuccessfully ran for the United States Senate. In 1966 he defeated Democrat Robert King High for the governorship, becoming the first Republican go...
Strauss, Lewis L
Secretary to Herbert Hoover, 1917-1919; chairman, United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1953-1958; secretary of commerce, 1958-1959. From the description of Lewis L. Strauss miscellaneous papers, 1918-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868921 Government executive, financier. From the description of Reminiscences of Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss : oral history, 1973. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158380 Executive...
McElroy, Neil H. (Neil Hosler), 1904-1972
Business executive, Cabinet officer. From the description of Reminiscences of Neil Hosler McElroy : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131607 Neil Hosler McElroy (1904-1972), business executive and secretary of defense, was born in Berea, Ohio. He graduated from Harvard University B.A. degree in 1925. He immediately went to work as a junior clerk for the advertising department of Procter and Gamble in Cincinnati, Ohio, an...
Serano Caldera, Alejandro
Grant Gilmore, 1910-1982 law professor. Yale, A.B. 1931, Ph.D. 1936, LL.B. 1942. Practiced law in N.Y., 1942-1944. Prof. Yale, 1946-1965; Prof. Chicago, 1965-1973; Sterling Prof. Yale, 1973-1978; Prof. Vermont, 1978-1982. Author of Death of Contract and other works. From the guide to the Papers, 1882-1981, (Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University) ...
Eshkol, Leṿi 1895-1969
O'Brien, Lawrence F.
Politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Lawrence F. O'Brien : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376720 ...
Reece, B. Carroll (Brazilla Carroll), 1889-1961
Brazilla Carroll Reece was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee, from 1920 to 1961. From the description of Reece, B. Carroll (Brazilla Carroll), 1889-1961 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10573685 Brazilla Carroll Reece was born near Butler in Johnson County, Tenn. on Dec. 22, 1889. He served as Tenn.'s First District Congressman for 37 years. He died in 1961 at Bethesda Naval Hospital. After serving...
Esther Pauline Lederer (b. 1918; nee Friedman; nicknamed Eppie) became the advice columnist Ann Landers in 1954 for the Chicago Sun-Times. Her column's topics included sexuality, marital roles and family relationships, divorce, drugs and alcoholism, and ethical issues. It eventually was syndicated in over 1100 newspapers. In 1987, she left the Sun-Times, taking the column with her to the Chicago Tribune, where she remained its primary author until 2000. From the description of Ann La...
Erlichman, John D.
Ramsbotham, Peter, 1919-2010
Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932-2009
Edward Moore Kennedy (b. Feb. 22, 1932, Boston, Mass.-d. Aug. 25, 2009), graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in government in 1956, and received his LL.B. from the University of Virginia in 1959. He served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was elected democratic senator from Massachusetts in 1962, served until his death in August 2009. He was the Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County from 1961 to 1962, and sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1980....
LEININGER, JOSEPH E.
Ransom, Harry Howe, 1922-....
Reynolds, William Bradford
Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986
Alan Lerner (August 31, 1918 – June 14, 1986) was an American lyricist and librettist. In collaboration with Frederick Loewe, and later Burton Lane, he created some of the world's most popular and enduring works of musical theatre both for the stage and on film. He won three Tony Awards and three Academy Awards, among other honors....
Mendenhall, Thomas C. (Thomas Corwin), 1910-1998
Thomas C. Mendenhall was the recognized authority on the history of American collegiate rowing. From the description of Thomas C. Mendenhall collection, 1872-1994. (Mystic Seaport Museum, G W Blunt White Library). WorldCat record id: 54978915 Thomas Corwin Mendenhall was born on June 14, 1910 in Chicago, IL to Charles E. Mendenhall, a physicist at the University of Wisconsin and Dorothy Reed Mendenhall, an 1895 graduate of Smith College and noted pediatrician. ...
Caradon, Hugh Foot, Baron, 1907-1990
Hugh Foot was Governor of Jamaica when Marian Anderson met him on a tour to Jamaica. He was later at the United Nations. From the description of Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1953-1973. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63564950 Diplomat; interviewee b. 1907. From the description of Reminiscences of Hugh Mackintosh Foot : oral history history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737270 ...
Lawyer, law professor. A.B. (History), Harvard, 1948; LL.B., 1951. Law clerk to Justice Frankfurter, 1953-1954. With law firm of Ropes and Gray, Boston, 1954-1962. Executive Director of the President's Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice, 1965-1967. Member of Harvard Law School Faculty, 1962-1965, 1967-, Dean, 1981-. Director of Harvard Law School Center for Criminal Justice. Chief reporter for the ALI Pre-Arraignment Code Project. From the description of ...
Scott, William Lloyd, 1915-1997
William Lloyd Scott was a Republican politician from Virginia. After receiving a law degree from George Washington University, Scott began his career as a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice in 1934-1961 and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. In 1961-1966 Scott became a private practitioner of law in Fairfax, Virginia. In 1966 he received the Republican nomination for Representative of Virginia's 8th congressional district, where he served from 1967-1973. After working a...
Morris, J. H. C., 1910-1984
Rosenbloom, Maxie, 1904-1976
Donaghy, William A.
SOKOLSKY, GEORGE E.
Enders, Thomas O.
WEBB, JAMES E.
Draper, Theodore, 1912-2006
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...
Murrow, Edward R. (Edward Roscoe), 1908-1965
Edward Roscoe Murrow (April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965), born Egbert Roscoe Murrow, was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent. He first gained prominence during World War II with a series of live radio broadcasts from Europe for the news division of CBS. During the war he recruited and worked closely with a team of war correspondents who came to be known as the Murrow Boys. After the war, in December 1945 Murrow an offer to become a vice president of the CBS network and head o...
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971
Premier of the Soviet Union. From the description of Reminiscences of Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev : oral history, 1967-71. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743617 ...
Watson, Thomas John, 1874-1956
In 1949, Thomas John Watson was awarded a Ph.D. from Edinburgh University for his research into the history of deaf education in Scotland 1760-1939. He published The education of hearing-handicapped children (1967). From the guide to the Papers of Dr. Thomas J. Watson (fl. 1949-1967), 1930-1950, (Edinburgh University Library) ...
Aiken, Henry D.
Wherry, Kenneth Spicer, 1892-1951
WHERRY, KENNETH SPICER, a Senator from Nebraska; born in Liberty, Gage County, Nebr., February 28, 1892; attended the public schools and graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 1914; attended Harvard University in 1915 and 1916; during the First World War served in the United States Navy Flying Corps in 1917 and 1918; engaged in the sale of automobiles, furniture, and in livestock farming; studied law; admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Pawnee City, Nebr.; member of th...
Pickens, T. Boone (Thomas Boone)
Outland, George E.
Seavey, Warren Abner, 1880-1966
Seavey graduated from Harvard in 1902 and taught law at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Warren A. Seavey, 1940. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973178 Lawyer, law prof., legal scholar. LL.B. Harv., 1904; LL.D. U. of Neb., l927, St. John's, l947. Prof. of Law, China, 1904-1911; taught at various law schools in U.S., 1911-1927, Harv. Law Sch., 1927-1955; Law Dean U. Neb., 1920-1926. Author of casebooks on agency, equity, torts. Reporter for American Law ...
Belli, Melvin M., 1907-1996
Brameld, Theodore Burghard Hurt
McCrossen, Vincent A.
Orne, Martin T.
Tambo, Oliver, 1917-1993
Oliver Reginald Tambo was born in Mbizana in eastern Pondoland in the Cape Province on 27 October 1917. He attended Ludeke Methodist School, and completed his primary education at Holy Cross Mission near Flagstaff. From there he transferred to St. Peter's Secondary School in Johannesburg. After completing his secondary education, Tambo went to the University College of Fort Hare in Alice [South Africa] and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1941. He remained at the U...
Morgenthau, Henry, 1891-1967
Epithet: US banker and diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x000351 Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (1891-1967), neighbor and life-long friend of Franklin D. Roosevelt, served under Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt as Conservation Commissioner of the State of New York from 1929 to 1933. He was also Chairman of the Advisory Commission on Agriculture, and member of the Taconic State Park Commission. Under Pres...
Sprague, Richard E.
Hughes, Harold E. (Harold Everett), 1922-1996
Governor of Iowa (1963-1968); U.S. Senator from Iowa (1969-1975). From the description of Papers of Harold E. Hughes, 1962-1975. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233106273 ...
Christie Hefner is President of Playboy Enterprises. From the description of [Videotape collection] [videorecording]. 1986. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122614735 ...
Epithet: wife of Philip Edward Thomas, poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001241.0x000343 ...
Newton, Minow N.
Pastore, John O.
Randall, Clarence B.
McCormack, Edward Joseph, 1923-
Leo Szilard was a nuclear physicist, biologist and advocate of global arms control. Aaron Novick is a biophysicist. From 1948 to 1952, they jointly investigated the genetics and physiology of bacteria and viruses at the Institute of Radiology and Physics (University of Chicago). From the description of Research files, 1948-1969. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 37952289 Gertrud Weiss studied medicine at the University of Vienna. After completing her...
Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994
Dean Rusk (1909-1994), U.S. Secretary of State, born in Cherokee County, Georgia. From the description of University of Georgia faculty papers, 1952, 1971-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477809 Dean Rusk was born in Cherokee County, Ga., on February 9, 1909. He attended Davidson College, graduating in 1931 as a Rhodes Scholar. He then attended St. John's College, Oxford. In 1946 he became assistant chief of the Division of International Security Affairs of the U.S. De...
Theatrical producer director. From the description of Reminiscences of Lee Strasberg : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735059 ...
Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995
Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of James William Fulbright : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743979 From the description of Reminiscences of James William Fulbright : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743991 Epithet: Senator Chairman United States Senate Committee for Foreign Relations British Library Archives and Manuscripts C...
Burns, James Macgregor
McHenry, Doanld F.
Lederer, William J.
William Lederer with others receiving award for photograph. An American author and Navy captain, William Julius Lederer, Jr. was born on March 31, 1912 in Manhattan, New York to dentist and occasional actor William Julius Lederer and Paula Franken. Lederer's mother died when he was 5, after which the family moved up the Hudson River to Ossining, New York. He completed one year at DeWitt Clinton High School before dropping out at the age of 16 and becoming assistant to N...
Van Lenner, William
Hu, Yao Bang
Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979
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...
McClellan, John L. (John Little), 1896-1977
John Little McClellan, Representative and Senator from Arkansas; born in Sheridan, Grant County, Ark., February 25, 1896; studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1913, when he was seventeen; commenced practice in Sheridan, Ark.; served in the United States Army as a first lieutenant in the Aviation Section of the Signal Corps 1917-1919; moved to Malvern, Ark. in 1919 and continued the practice of law; prosecuting attorney of the seventh judicial district of Arkansas 1927-1930; elected as a De...
Epithet: Alderman and MP for Norwich British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001187.0x0002c8 Epithet: Sheriff of Kildare British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001187.0x0002ce ...
Luckman, Charles, 1909-1999
Kennedy, John F.
Wilbur Van Zile was born August 24, 1904 in New Jersey and at an early age he traveled with his family across the United States, settling in California. Mr. Van Zile always had an interest in short wave radio and dentistry, keeping an active on-the-air radio status and updated licenses; and excelling in dentistry while improving methods for maxillofacial surgery. After earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) in 1928 and completing his undergraduate work from the Unive...
House of Commons
Mobutu, Sese Seko, 1930-1997
McGrath, J. Howard (James Howard), 1903-1966
Lawyer, politician, and government official. From the description of Papers, 1934-1952. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70944334 ...
López Mateos, Adolfo, 1910-1969
Wagner, Paul F. 1914-
The son of italian immigrants, Frank Sinatra began singing and doing impersonations in school which led to his future career as singer with the Hoboken Four in 1935. The quartet broke up in 1936 and Frank started working his way through the music industry until he finally got his big break in 1940. He would become one of Hollywood's leading men for the next two decades and a constant music hall draw after that until very close to the day he died in 1998. (Adapted from the Official Sinatra Family...
Pappas, Thomas A.
Tydings, Joseph D. (Joseph Davies), 1928-2018
Lawyer and former United State Senator from Maryland. From the description of Joseph D. Tydings papers, 1930-1986 (bulk 1964-1970). (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 22233155 Joseph Davies Tydings was born on May 4, 1928, in Asheville, North Carolina, to Thomas Cheeseborough and Eleanor Davies Cheeseborough. At the age of six, his mother divorced Cheeseborough; she later married Millard Tydings of Havre de Grace, Maryland, who adopted her s...
Morton, Thruston B. (Thruston Ballard), 1907-1982
Thruston Ballard Morton was a prominent political and business leader in Kentucky during the mid-twentieth century. As a student, Morton attended public schools, the Woodberry Forest School in Virginia, and graduated from Yale University in 1929. He married Belle Clay Lyons in 1931 and had two sons. From 1947 to 1953, Morton served three terms as a representative for Kentucky's Third Congressional District. After his tenure in the House, Morton was appointed Assistant Secretary of State of Congr...
Dobrynin, Anatoly Fedorovich
Roberts, Owen J. (Owen Josephus), 1875-1955
Roberts, an American jurist, taught law at the University of Pennsylvania (1898-1918). He served as special counsel for the U.S. in prosecuting "oil cases" (1924), and as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1930-1945). From the description of Letter to Eldon James, 2 October 1930. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339786 ...
Rice, Elmer, 1892-1967
Dramatist Elmer Rice was born and raised in Manhattan. Working as a file clerk, he earned a high-school equivalency diploma and entered New York Law School, passing the bar exam. He quit his job with a law firm to write plays, and within eight months his play On Trial was a critical and popular success. In a career marked by success and innovation, the prolific Rice produced socially-conscious drama as well as accessible entertainment; he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929 for Street Scene. He directe...
Smeal was Chair of the Woman's Trust. From the description of TLS, 1985 April 16 : Washington, D.C. to Nancy Magnuson / Ellie Smeal. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 29463769 ...
O'Neill, Thomas P.
Hawley, Cameron, 1905-1969
Stevens, John Paul, 1920-2019
John Paul Stevens (April 20, 1920 – July 16, 2019) was an American lawyer and jurist who served as an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1975 until his voluntary retirement in 2010. At the time of his retirement, he was the second-oldest-serving justice in the history of the court and the third-longest-serving justice. At the time of his death, he was the longest lived Supreme Court justice ever. His long tenure saw him write for the court on most issues of American law, ...
Pantzer, Kurt F. (Kurt Friedrich), 1892-1979
Pantzer earned his Harvard AB in 1914, his LLB in 1917, and his SJD in 1920. From the description of Lecture and reading notes in Economics 1, 1911-1912. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074985 Lawyer. Harv. Coll., 1914; Harv. Law School, LL.B., 1917, S.J.D., 1920. Attorney in Indianapolis, Indiana. Member: Indiana Commission on the Proposed Uniform Commercial Code, Editorial Board of the Uniform Commercial Code. Active in American Law Institute, A.B.A. President,...
Law, Bernard A.
Tomlin, Lily, 1939-
Williams, Harrison A., Jr., 1919-2001
Harrison Arlington Williams, Jr. (1919 - 2001) represented New Jersey in the U.S. Senate from 1959 until 1982. He also served in the House of Representatives as Congressman from New Jersey's Sixth Congressional District (Union County) from 1953 through 1956. Known since infancy by the nickname "Pete," Williams was a member of the Democratic Party during a period when Democrats held a majority in the Senate. Consequently, until a Republican majority took office in 1981 toward the end...
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989
Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989), first poet laureate of the United States, was a poet, writer of fiction, and co-author with Cleanth Brooks of influential textbooks on literature. He won Pulitzer Prizes for All the King's Men (1946) and for volumes of poetry, Promises (1958) and Now and Then (1979). From the description of Robert Penn Warren papers, 1906-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702132948 Robert Penn Warren served on the faculty of Louisiana State University, Dept...
O'Connor, Herbert R.
Adams, Charles R.
Actor. From the description of Charles R. Adams autograph, 1889 October 8, Boston. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 173203723 ...
Dore Schary (1905-1980) was an American motion picture producer and playwright. From the guide to the Dore Schary collection of letters by Confederate soldiers, 1861-1864, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Director Vincent J. Donehue was born on September 22, 1915 in Whitehall, New York to Julian B. Donehue and Helen E. Vincent. His father was director of redevelopment in Albany, New York. Vincent Donehue was educated at Christian...
Osborn, John Jay
John Jay Osborn, Jr. took his undergraduate degree from Harvard College in 1967, and graduated from Harvard Law School in 1970. His 1971 bestselling novel, The Paper Chase , tells the story of Hart, a first-year student at Harvard Law School, and his infatuation with Professor Charles Kingsfield. The novel inspired a 1973 Hollywood movie and a television series of the same title. Osborn's other books include The Only Thing I've Done Wrong, The Associates, and The Man Who Owned Ne...
Holman, Richard A.
Dunne, George H. (George Harold), 1905-1998
Cuomo, Mario Matthew
Douglas, William O.
Fly, James Lawrence, 1898-1966
Fly was General Counsel of the Tennessee Valley Authority, 1934-1939; Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (F.C.C.), 1939-1944; and later in private practice as an attorney before the F.C.C., a member of the board of the American Civil Liberties Union, and a frequent lecturer about radio, television, and freedom of speech. From the description of James Lawrence Fly papers, 1920-1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 495526579 ...
Krishna Menon Society
Taylor, Maxwell D. (Maxwell Davenport), 1901-1987
Maxwell Davenport Taylor (August 26, 1901 – April 19, 1987) was a senior United States Army officer and diplomat of the mid-20th century. He served with distinction in World War II, most notably as commander of the 101st Airborne Division, nicknamed "The Screaming Eagles." After the war, he served as the fifth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, having been appointed by President John F. Kennedy. He is the father of biographer and historian John Maxwell Taylor and of military historian ...
Northrop, F. C. S.
Farber, Donald C.
Bradley, J. Kenneth
Bombeck, Erma, 1927-1996
Erma Bombeck (b. Feb. 21, 1927, Bellbrook, OH–d. April 22, 1996, San Francisco, CA) was one of the most successful humor writers in the 1960s-1990s and wrote about domestic suburban life. In 1942, while still in high school, she began to work at the Dayton Herald as a copygirl and interviewed Shirley Temple as her first writing assignment in 1942. Later she enrolled in the University of Dayton and married Bill Bombeck in 1949. As a young suburban housewife she wrote humor columns for the Dayton ...
Woodward, Robert W.
Miller, Perry G. E.
Hussein, King of Jordan
Dornan, Robert K., 1933-
Rogge, O. John (Oetje John), 1903-1981
Lawyer. From the description of Papers of O. John Rogge, 1945-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79272109 ...
Boudin, Leonard B.
Miller, William G (Psychology)
Haynsworth, Clement F. (Clement Furman), 1912-1989
Federal judge. Died 1989. From the description of Papers of Clement F. Haynsworth, 1886-1989 (bulk 1957-1989). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71072317 Native of Greenville, S.C.; graduate, Furman University (1933) and Harvard Law School (1936); d. 1989. From the description of Clement F. Haynsworth collection, 1940-1989. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 37440701 Biographical Note ...
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980
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...
American actor, film director, and producer; b. Charles Robert Redford, Jr., 1937. From the description of Robert Redford collection, 1963-1979. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969349 ...
Beame, Abraham D
Lauterbach, Richard E. (Richard Edward), 1914-1950
Davis, Ewin Lamer
Schmidt, H. A. E.
Krister Stendahl (1921- ) graduated from the University of Uppsala in Sweden with a BD in 1944, a Teol. lic. in 1949, and a ThD in 1954. He is an ordained clergyman in the Church of Sweden (Lutheran) and pastor in the Lutheran Church of America. He served the dioceses of Stockholm and Uppsala until 1951 and taught biblical studies at Uppsala University until 1954, when he joined the faculty of Harvard Divinity School . He became the John H. Morrison Professorship of New Testament Studies in 1958...
Seaborg, Glenn Theodore 1912-
Seaborg was born on Apr. 19, 1912 in Ishpeming, MI; AB, UCLA, 1934; Ph. D, UC Berkeley, 1937; research assoc. (1937-39), instructor (1939-41), asst. professor (1941-45), prof. of chemistry (1945-71), univ. professor beginning in 1971, UC Berkeley; director of plutonium work for Manhattan Project at Univ. of Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory (1942-46); head of Nuclear Chemistry Division (1946-58 and 1971-75), and assoc. director of laboratory, 1954-61 and again beginning in 1971, Lawrence Berkeley...
Chaves, Frederick Hitz
Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997
Author; d. 1997. From the description of James A. Michener Chesapeake collection, 1975-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973705 Author. From the description of James A. Michener papers, 1906-1992 (bulk 1945-1992). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063535 James Albert Michener was born in 1907 to unknown parents and raised as an orphan in the care of widow Mabel Michener of Doylestown, Pennsylvania. By the time he graduated from high school in 1925, h...
Chancellor, John Walter
Smith, Howard K.
Manchester, William Raymond
Richard Wilbur (1921- ) is an American poet and literary translator. He was appointed the sixth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1987. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, for Things of This World (1956) in 1957 (for which he also won the National Book Award) and for New and Collected Poems (1988) in 1989. Among Wilbur's other honors are the 1983 Drama Desk Special Award for his translation of The Misanthrope, the Edna St Vincent Millay Award, t...
Bloom, Murray Teigh, 1916-
Bloom has worked as a free-lance writer and author since 1939. From the description of Papers, 1820-1985 (bulk 1939-1985) (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 36661668 ...
Herzog, Cindy S.
McGrath, Earl J., 1902-1993
Dr. McGrath was appointed Commissioner of Education by President Harry S. Truman in 1949 and retained by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. In 1953 Dr. McGrath resigned in protest over cuts in the Federal education budget....
Davidson, Ralph P.
Pannell, Anne Gary
Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
John Bowden Connally Jr. (February 27, 1917 – June 15, 1993) was an American politician. He served as the 39th Governor of Texas and as the 61st United States Secretary of the Treasury. He began his career as a Democrat and later became a Republican in 1973. Born in Floresville, Texas, Connally pursued a legal career after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin. During World War II, he served on the staff of James Forrestal and Dwight D. Eisenhower before transferring to the Asiati...
Segal, Bernard, 1936-
Regan, Donald T.
U.S. secretary of the treasury, White House chief of staff, and financier. From the description of Papers, 1919-1993 (bulk 1981-1987). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34149624 U.S. secretary of the treasury, White House chief of staff, and financier. Born 1918; died 2003. From the description of Papers of Donald T. Regan, 1919-1993 (bulk 1981-1987). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71072556 Biographical Note ...
Dulles, Allen W.
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971
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...
Porter, Charles Orlando, 1919-2006
Charles Orlando Porter was born on April 4, 1919 in Klamath Falls, Oregon and spent most of his childhood in Eugene, Oregon. He attended Eugene High School and edited a newspaper, which won state and national honors. He attended Northwestern University while he worked as a special correspondent for the New York times. In 1937 Porter transferred to Harvard University and graduated cum laude. In 1941 he was inducted into the U.S. Army and was the first Caribbean correspondent for The Yank, an Army...
O'Connor, Norman J.
Lodge, John Davis
John Davis Lodge (1903- ): governor of Connecticut, 1951-1955. From the guide to the John Davis Lodge papers, 1950, (Manuscripts and Archives) ...
Feldman, George J. (George Joseph), 1904-1994
Lawyer, diplomat. From the description of Reminiscences of George J. Feldman : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451909 Politician and U.S. ambassador to Malta and Luxembourg; author of study leading to the creation of NASA; originally of Boston, Mass. From the description of George Feldman collection, 1934-1986. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70958674 ...
Feinstein, D. T.
Pusey, Nathan M. (Nathan Marsh), 1907-2001
Nathan Marsh Pusey (1907-2001) was the twenty-fourth president of Harvard University from 1953 to 1971. He was also president of Lawrence College (1944-1953), president of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (1971-1975), and president of the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (1978-1983). Pusey's tenure as president was defined by new building construction, greater fundraising, and struggles with student protestors. From the description of Papers of Nathan Marsh Pusey, 1...
Green, William James
Blaisdell, Thomas C. (Thomas Charles), 1867-1948
Wilson, Charles, 1974-
Epithet: wholesale bookseller and stationer of Liverpool British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x0003c7 Epithet: member of RMA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x000209 ...
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975
Chinese political and military leader; head of state, 1928-1949; president of Taiwan, 1949-1975. From the description of Chiang Kai-shek diaries, 1917-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872867 1909-1911 served in the Japanese army; 1911 founding member of the Kuomintang; 1913-1916 participated in revolution against Yuan Shikai; 1923 commandant of military academy at Whampoa; ?1925 commander-in-chief of the National Revolutionary Army; 1927-1937 leader of th...
McNair, Malcolm P. (Malcolm Perrine), 1894-1985
Malcolm P. McNair was a Teaching Assistant in Government and English at Harvard University from 1917-1920. In 1920 he joined the faculty of the Harvard Business School as Instructor, 1920-1924, Assistant Professor of Marketing, 1924-1927, Associate Professor of Marketing, 1927-1931, Professor of Marketing, 1931-1950, and the first Lincoln Filene Professor of Retailing, 1950-1963. From the description of Malcolm P. McNair papers, ca 1919-1985. (Harvard Business School). WorldCat recor...
Ciardi, John, 1916-1986
American poet and critic. Winner of Avery and Jule Hopwood Award in poetry, 1939. Professor of English at Harvard, 1946-48, and Rutgers, 1953-61. From the description of Letter, 1980 Feb. 4, Key West, Fla., to Henry F. Pommer, Ripon, Wis. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364896 Poet, editor, literary critic, lecturer, and journalist. Full name: John Anthony Ciardi. From the description of John Ciardi papers, 1910-1997 (bulk 1960-1985). (Unknown). W...
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971
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...
Levi, Edward Hirsch
Epithet: engraver British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000349.0x0002f8 Epithet: formerly of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000695.0x00002e ...
Láng, Paul Henry, 1901-1991
Musicologist, Avalon Professor of Humanities, Columbia University, 1933-1970. From the description of Paul Henry Lang papers, 1947-1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 626908658 Musicologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Henry Lang : oral history, 1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309736579 American musicologist of Hungarian birth. From the description...
Sidney Hillman Foundation
The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, the most significant union representing workers in the men's clothing industry, was founded in New York City in 1914 as a breakaway movement from the United Garment Workers. Radical and immigrant workers in the tailors’ and cutters’ locals were the core of the seceding group, which advocated industrial unionism and economic strikes in opposition to the UGW’s craft organization, which they saw as conservative and timid. Their diverging vie...
Byrd, Harry F. (Harry Flood), 1887-1966
Theodore Roosevelt Dalton was born 3 July 1901 in Carroll County, Virginia, the son of Currell and Lodoska Maritn Dalton. he received his B.A. from the College of William and Mary as well as his law degree. Dalton was Commonwealth's Attorney for Radford, Virginia and state senator from 1944-1960. He was the Republican Party candidate for governor in 1953 and 1957. Dalton was appointed federal judge for the Western District of Virginia. His adopted son was John N. Dalton who served as governor of...
Farnham, Myrinia F.
Eastland, James O.
Montgomery, Robert H.
Davis, Benjamin J.
O'Neill, James Milton
Hartley, Fred A.
Hollings, Ernest F.
Burlingame, Roger, 1889-1967
Magnusson, Warren G.
Segal, Erich, 1937-2010
Erich Segal, born in Brooklyn, New York in 1937, was an American author, screenwriter and educator. Segal was educated at Harvard and graduated with his A.B. in 1958 as class poet and Latin salutatorian. He went on to earn his A.M. in classics and Ph.D. in comparative literature from Harvard in 1959 and 1965, respectively. His time at Harvard formed the basis of one of his most well-known works, Love Story. He collaborated on the screenplay for The Beatles' animated film, Yellow Submarine as wel...
Papandreou, Andreas George, 1919-1996
Andreas Georgios Papandreou (b. Feb. 5, 1919, Chios, Greece–d. June 23, 1996, Athens, Greece) was a Greek economist, a socialist politician, and a dominant figure in Greek politics. He served three terms as prime minister of Greece....
Ickes, Harold L.
Warnock, William R.
Lopez Contreras, Carlos
Nhu, Ngo Dinh Nhu
Robert Anthony Eden was born at Windlestone Hall near Bishop Auckland, County Durham, one of five children of Sir William Eden and Sybil Frances (daughter of Sir William Grey). He was educated at Eton and then joined the King's Royal Rifle Corps in 1915. He was awarded the Military Cross in 1917 and in 1918 became the youngest brigadier-major in the British Army. After the war he went up to Christ Church, Oxford, graduating with first class honours in oriental languages in 1922. ...
Long, Russell B.
Russell Billiu Long served in the United States Senate from Louisiana for 38 years. Son of Louisiana governor and senator, Huey Pierce Long, and nephew of three-time Louisiana governor, Earl Kemp Long, Russell Long was elected to the U.S. Senate seven times, retiring from public office in January 1987. From the description of Russell B. Long photograph, circa 1950s. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 190570382 From the description of Russell B. Long papers, 18...
Malik, Charles Habib, 1906-1987
Lebanese diplomat, statesman, philosopher, and educator. From the description of Charles Habib Malik papers, 1888-1994 (bulk 1930-1982). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982032 Lebanese diplomat; president, United Nations General Assembly, 1958-1959. From the description of The United Nations as an ideological battleground : typescript, 1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122572515 Biographical Note ...
Commager, Henry Steele
Epithet: Professor US historian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000061 ...
Wertham, Fredric, 1895-1981
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...
Smith, William French, 1917-
Mubarak, Muhammed Husni
Moore, Roger Allan
Thrower, Randolph W.
O'Mahoney, Joseph C. (Joseph Christopher), 1884-1962
Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Joseph Christopher O'Mahoney : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309739372 Lawyer and U.S. senator from Wyoming. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1949-1950. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122583179 U.S. senator from Wyoming, 1934-1953 and 1954-1961. From the description of Papers, 1...
Nitze, Pauk H.
Isaacs, Harold Robert
Auscinloss, Louis S.
Lalby, Francis J.
Nichols, Louis B.
Shirer, William L.
Mason, Edward Sagendorph
Somoza, Anastasio, 1896-1956
Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew), 1908-1999
Lawyer, judge, and U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Harry A. Blackmun papers, 1913-2001 (bulk 1959-1994). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984351 Biographical Note 1908, Nov. 12 Born, Nashville, Ill. 1929 A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. ...
Rooney, Andrew A.
Andy Rooney (1919-) has been a writer-producer at CBS Television since 1959 and a syndicated newspaper columnist since 1979. From the description of Andy Rooney papers, 1957-1994 (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 64202511 ...
Epithet: Minister of Hollywood, county Down (?) British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000751.0x000129 ...
Taylor, George W., 1803-1891
G.W. Taylor was the son of Jacob Taylor and Elizabeth Richards Taylor. A convinced Friend, Taylor was early a member of New Garden, (Pa.) Monthly Meeting. He was a pupil of the Quaker educator Enoch Lewis. Taylor m. (1) Elizabeth Sykes in 1831; m. (2) Ruth Leeds in 1864; m. (3) Elizabeth Burton in 1885. Active in the Free Produce Movement, particularly between 1847 and 1867, Taylor was responsible for finding supplies of free labor products, for running a free produce store in Phila. (1847-67), ...
Lefcourt, Gerald B.
Brooke, Edward W., III (Edward William, III), 1919-2015
Edward William Brooke III (October 26, 1919 – January 3, 2015) was an American Republican politician. In 1966, he became the first African American popularly elected to the United States Senate. He represented Massachusetts in the Senate from 1967 to 1979. Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Brooke graduated from the Boston University School of Law after serving in the United States Army during World War II. After serving as chairman of the Finance Commission of Boston, Brooke won election a...
Coakley, Martha, 1953-
Martha Mary Coakley (born July 14, 1953) is an American lobbyist, lawyer, and former politician. A member of the Democratic Party, she served as District Attorney of Middlesex County, Massachusetts from 1999 to 2007 and as Attorney General of Massachusetts from 2007 to 2015. She was the unsuccessful Democratic nominee for the 2010 special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat held by Ted Kennedy for over four and a half decades and the unsuccessful Democratic nominee for Governor of Massachusett...
Brennan, Willian, J.
Rockefeller, Laurence Spelman
Steelman, John Roy, 1900-....
Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of John Roy Steelman : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513408 John Roy Steelman was born in Thornton, Arkansas on June 23, 1900. Upon graduating from high school he joined the U.S. Army and served in World War I, at the very end of the war. After the war, he drifted across the country to gain seasonal employment in a variety of manual jobs, then entered Hende...
Munger, George P.
Summerfield, Arthur E. (Arthur Ellsworth), 1899-1972
Arthur Ellsworth Summerfield (1899-1972) was Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1952 to 1953, and served as Postmaster General of the United States from 1953 to 1961. From the description of Summerfield, Arthur E. (Arthur Ellsworth), 1899-1972 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10609665 Government official. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur E. Summerfield : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City ...
Brinegar, Claude S. (Claude Stout), 1926-2009
Claude Stout Brinegar was born December 16, 1926, in Rockport, California. He received a Ph.D. in economic research from Stanford University. He was a senior vice president for refining and marketing at the Los Angeles-based Union Oil Company when, on December 1, 1972, he was nominated to be the nation's third Secretary of Transportation and served from February 2, 1973 to February 1, 1975. While Secretary, he confronted railroad revitalization and proposed regulatory reforms that the collapse o...
Madrid Hurtado, Miguel de la
Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971
Richard B. Russell (1897-1971), lawyer and politician, born in Winder, Georgia. Served as State Representative (1921-1931), Georgia Governor (1931-1933), and U.S. Senator (1933-1971). From the description of Richard B. Russell Jr. MacArthur hearing files, 1951-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477265 Bill Westmoreland was a Clerk in the Superior Court of Gilmer County, Georgia. From the description of Bill Westmoreland letter from Richard B. Russell, 1965. (...
Chuter-Ede, James, 1882-1965
McDonale, David J.
Saltonstall, John L.
Meiklejohn, Alexander, 1872-1964
Alexander Meiklejohn was born in England in 1872, and brought to the United States in 1880 at the age of eight. He was educated in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, and graduated from Brown University in 1893. He took his M.A. at Brown and in 1897, received his doctorate in philosophy from Cornell University. He taught philosophy and metaphysics at Brown and was dean from 1901 to 1912. He became president of Amherst College in 1912 and served until 1924. After Amherst he went to the University of Wiscons...
Caldera, Alejandro Serrano
Finch, Robert H.
MacDonald, Torbert H.
Leibowitz, Ssamuel Simon
Sheed, F.J. (Francis Joseph), 1897-1981
Epithet: of Sheed and Ward publishers British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x000047 ...
Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000
Alan Cranston, born June 19, 1914 in Palo Alto, Calif., was a four term Senator for California from 1969 to 1993. His son Robin Cranston was killed in a car accident in May 1980. Cranston died on Dec. 31, 2000. From the description of Alan Cranston letters : to Susan and Otto Meyer, 1980 May. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 56712942 Biographical Information Cranston, Alan, a Senator from Californ...
R.H. Bing (1914-1986) was a geometric topologist at the University of Wisconsin (1947-1972) and the University of Texas at Austin (1973-1986). From the description of Bing, R.H., Papers, 1948-1986. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 19293064 R.H. Bing (1914-1986) graduated from Southwest Texas State Teachers College, San Marcos, in 1935 and, after several years as a high school mathematics teacher, commenced graduate study at the University of ...
Stockman, David Alan
Griswold, Whitney A.
Flanders, Ralph E. (Ralph Edward), 1880-1970
United States Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Ralph Edward Flanders : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451699 Ralph E. Flanders was an American engineer, businessman, and legislator. He represented the people of Vermont in the United States Senate for twelve years. 1880 Born in Barnet, Vermont ...
Wald, Patricia M.
Trudeau, G. B.
Nabrit, James M. (James Madison), 1900-1997
Armstrong, James Sinclair, 1915-
J. Sinclair Armstrong earned an A.B. from Harvard College (1938) and LL.B. from Harvard Law School (1941). From the description of Recollections of the faculty 1938-1941, February 2000. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 777411843 Government official. From the description of Reminiscences of James Sinclair Armstrong : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122619541 ...
Birkhead, Leon M.
Reid, Helen R. Y., 1869-1941
Brannan, Charles F.
Szasz, Thomas, 1920-2012
Thomas Stephen Szasz (1920- ) is an American psychiatrist and scholar, best known for his criticisms of psychiatry and of the influence of modern medicine on society. Since 1990 he has been Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at the State University of New York Health Science Center in Syracuse, New York. His books include The Myth of Mental Illness (1960) and The Manufacture of Madness: A Comparative Study of the Inquisition and the Mental Health Movement (1970). From the ...
Taylor, Glenn Hearst
Mayer, Milton, 1908-1986
Wright, Marion A. (Marion Allan), 1894-1983
South Carolina attorney who practiced law in Conway, S.C. and elsewhere; native of Marion; retired to Linville Falls, N.C., ca. 1950; died 1983; Wright was an advocate of public libraries as a tool to improve literacy during the 1930s and 1940s. From the description of Marion A. Wright papers, 1936-1982. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 30679833 Marion Allan Wright (1894-1983) of South Carolina was an attorney, author, member of the board of directors of t...
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967
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...
Spellman, Francis, 1889-1967
Prominent prelate of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. Appointed Archbishop of New York in 1939 and the College of Cardinals in 1946. From the description of Letters, 1946-1967. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 53982752 Spellman was at this time the Catholic archbishop of New York. Werfel and Spellman appear to have had a relationship of mutual respect and admiration. Werfel sought Spellman's responses to his novels Embezzled Heaven and The Song of...
O'Brien, John A. (John Anthony), 1893-1980
Research Professor of Theology at Notre Dame and prolific author of books and pamphlets. From the description of Papers, 1920-1975. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 23899944 ...
Monroe, Marilyn, 1926-1962
American movie actress. From the description of Check signed : New York, 1961 Feb. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914072 Epithet: film star British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x00024b ...
Duarte, Jose Napoleon
Weidman, Jerome, 1913-1998
Epithet: playwright and novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001569.0x000274 Jewish American novelist, playwright, short-story writer, and essayist; also author of screenplays and creator of the television series "The Reporter." Best known for I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE and the Pulitzer Prize-winning FIORELLO! From the description of Papers, 1934-1990. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Cente...
Freeman, Charles W.
Pitzele, Merlyn Stuart
Epithet: of Add MS 33106 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x0002f9 Epithet: Major; Bengal Engineers British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x0003d9 Epithet: Reverend; of the General Register House, Edinburgh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_10000000092...
Mather, Kirtley F. (Kirtley Fletcher), 1888-1978
Geologist. Taught at Harvard University. From the description of Papers, 1943-1946 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52247418 Kirtley F. Mather was a professor of geology at Harvard University and Radcliffe College from 1924 to 1954. He also served as chairman of the geology department and director of the Harvard Summer School. From the description of Student papers, 1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009654 ...
Lovett, Robert A. (Robert Abercrombie), 1895-1986
Robert Abercrombie Lovett was born in Huntsville, Texas, on September 14, 1895. After receiving a B.A. from Yale in 1918 and attending Harvard Law School and the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, Lovett became a partner in Brown Brothers, Harriman & Co. Aside from his periods of government service, Lovett was associated with Brown Brothers, Harriman & Co. for the remainder of his life. From 1941-1945, Lovett served as assistant secretary of war for air. During the Truma...
Daley, Arthur, 1904-1974
McMahon, Brien, 1903-1952
U.S. senator from Connecticut. From the description of Papers of Brien McMahon, 1943-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449432 Biographical Note 1903, Oct. 6 Born, Norwalk, Conn. 1924 A.B., Fordham University, New York, N.Y. 1927 L...
Gross, Ernest A
Whitehead-Gould, Mary Beth
Lee, Richard C. (Richard Charles), 1916-
Richard Charles Lee was born in New Haven on March 12, 1916. After graduating from high school in 1934, he became a city hall reporter for the New Haven Journal-Courier where he developed his interest in politics. In 1939 he was elected to the city board of aldermen and began working for the New Haven Chamber of Commerce as associate secretary. Following an honorable discharge after a brief stint in the U.S. Army, he resumed his aldermanic position in 1943 and began working for Yale University, ...
Wechsler, James Arthur
Morton, Charles W., 1899-1967
Charles W. Morton (b. 1899) worked on the Pitchfork Ranch near Meeteetse, Wyoming, in 1916. His reminiscences of this experience, entitled "Solo in Wyoming" appeared in the January 1966 Atlantic Monthly. From the description of Manuscripts, 1965. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 28209488 American author and editor; department editor at Atlantic Monthly. From the description of Charles Morton collection, 1890-1967. (Boston Uni...
Dean, Sir Patrick
Harvard Law School Forum
The Harvard Law School Forum was founded by thirty Law School students, veterans returning from World War II, as a memorial to fellow students killed during the war. The Forum presented its first program on March 8, 1946, a discussion of the war crimes trials. In 1948 the Forum was chartered as a nonprofit corporation. It is administered entirely by Law School students, with financial support from the legal and business communities. From the description of Records of the Harvard Law ...
Mekas, Jonas, 1922-....
Jonas Mekas was born in Lithuania in 1922. In 1949, Mekas emigrated with his brother to the United States, where he became interested in avant-garde film. He later began screening his own avant-garde films and publishing criticism in several different venues, including Film Culture . Mekas also founded the Anthology Film Archives, one of the world's largest collections of avant-garde films. From the description of Jonas Mekas collection of Fluxus film loops, 1960-1970. (University of...
Snow, C.P. (Charles Percy), 1905-1980
Charles Percy Snow was an English scientist, author, and statesman. Born in to a poor family, he chose to study science because financial aid was available for that discipline. After taking a Ph.D. in Physics from Oxford, he began publishing novels; despite early success, he entered government service, and had a long and distinguished career. Throughout his life, he balanced his interests in science, writing, and politics, making genuine contributions in all three arenas. As an author, he wrote ...
Warnke, Paul C.
Biography Cousins was born on June 24, 1915 in Union Hill, New Jersey; attended Teachers College, Columbia University; began working at New York post as the education editor, 1934-35; worked at Current history as book reviewer, literary editor, and managing editor, 1935-40; married Eleanor (Ellen) Kopf in 1939; executive editor (1940-42), and editor-in-chief (1942-71) of Saturday Review Of Literature, later known as Saturday Review; editor of...
Myrdal, Gunnar, 1898-1987
Economist,sociologist; interviewee d.1987. From the description of Reminiscences of Gunnar Myrdal : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574538 ...
Mills, Wright C.
Lyons, Leonard, 1906-1976
Leonard Lyons, born Leonard Sucher, September 10, 1906, New York, New York, attended the City College of New York from 1924 to 1925, and received his Bachelor of Law degree from St. John's University College of Law in 1928. He was admitted to the New York Bar the same year, then to the Federal Bar in 1929, practicing law in New York City from 1929 to 1934. He married Sylvia R. Schonberger on November 29, 1934. From 1934 to 1974, he wrote The Lyons Den, a syndicated column for the New York Post. ...
Solzenitsyn, Alexandr Isaevich
Kirk, Paul G.
Griswold, Erwin N. (Erwin Nathaniel), 1904-1994
Erwin N. Griswold was born in Cleveland in 1904. He graduated in 1925 from Oberlin College with the A.B. in mathematics and the A.M. in political science. He received the LL. B. degree from Harvard University Law School in 1928 and the S.J.D. degree in 1929. From 1929 to 1934, he served in the Office of Solicitor General, returning to Cambridge in 1934. He taught on the Law Faculty of Harvard Law School from 1934 to 1967 and was Dean from 1946 to 1967. From 1967 to 1973, he was U.S. Solicitor Ge...
DiSalle, Michael V. (Michael Vincent), 1908-1981
Chairman of the National Committee to Abolish the Federal Death Penalty. From the description of Correspondence to Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1968. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 236167035 Michael V. DiSalle was born January 6, 1908, in New York City. He was a democratic politician best remembered as mayor of Toledo, Ohio, from 1948 to 1950, director of the Office of Price Stabilization under President Harry S. Truman from 1950 to 1952, and governor of...
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Actor, scene designer, and lighting designer and innovator; d. 1976. From the description of Jo Mielziner collection, [193-]-[197-]. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70923011 Donald Mitchell Oenslager, an American stage designer and professor, was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on 7 March 1902. Oenslager began his career in the theater as an actor, working at the Greenwich Village Theatre and the Provincetown Playhouse during the early 1920s. He became interested i...
Carson, Johnny, 1925-2005
Television personality. Full name: John William Carson. From the description of Johnny Carson papers, 1970-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983824 Biographical Note 1925, Oct. 23 Born, Corning, Iowa 1942 1945 Served in the U.S. Navy abo...
Smathers, George A. (George Armistead), 1913-2007
George Armistead Smathers (b. Nov. 14, 1913, Atlantic City, N.J.-d. Jan. 20, 2007, Indian Creek Village, Fla.), a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Florida, graduated from the University of Florida law school in 1938. During World War II he served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1942 to 1945. He was elected as a Democrat to two terms in the Congress, serving from 1947 to 1951, and was elected to the Senate, serving three terms from 1951 to 1969. From the description of Smathers...
Murphy, T. F. (Thomas Francis)
McClelland, David C. (David Clarence), 1917-1998
David C. McClelland was a Harvard psychologist, noted especially for his work on achievement motivation . 1917 Born May 20, 1917 in Mt. Vernon, New York 1933 Graduates from Jacksonville, Illinois, High School 1933 1934 Special student in languages at Macmurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois 1938 Graduates from Wesleyan University , with an A.B. in Psychology 1938 First marriage to Mary S...
Bickford, David Channing
Simon, William E.
William E. Simon was the 63rd Secretary of the United States Treasury from 1974 to 1977, a businessman, author, and graduate of Lafayette Colllege, Class of 1952. From the description of William E. Simon Papers, 1964-1971, 1977-1992. (Lafayette College). WorldCat record id: 49884998 William E. Simon was 63rd Secretary of the United States Treasury, 1974-1977, businessman, author, and graduate of Lafayette College, Class of 1952. From the description of William E....
Chuong, Tran Van
Kennedy, Joseph P.
Seaga, Edward P. G.
Morton, Rogers C. B. (Rogers Clark Ballard), 1914-1979
Kentucky native, U.S. senator from Md., secretary of the interior, and secretary of commerce. From the description of Rogers C.B. Morton : miscellaneous papers, 1863-1976. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49254347 Maryland congressman, RNC Chair, Secretary of Interior and Commerce. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Morton left for Maryland in 1950, to seek a political career apart from his brother Thruston, who represented Kentucky i...
Reasoner, Harry, 1923-1991
Harry Reasoner (1923-1991) was a television journalist. He worked at CBS News for twenty-seven years, beginning in 1956 and, with Mike Wallace, started the news show "60 Minutes". In 1970 he left CBS to co-anchor ABC News with Barbara Walters, and returned to CBS in 1978. He won two Emmy Awards and the George Foster Peabody Prize. From the description of Reasoner, Harry, papers, 1944-1991. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 68903440 American jo...
Lincoln, Lynch D.
Dallin, David J.
Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982) was an American poet. Kaiser is a professor of comparative literature at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Walter Jacob Kaiser, 1955-1957 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367921 MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard (1949-1962). From the description of Scratch : manu...
Wiesenthal, Simon, 1908-2005
Simon Wiesenthal was born December 31, 1908 in Buczacz, Kingdom of Galicia, Austria-Hungary (now known as Buchach, Ukraine). He is a Holocaust survivor of several concentration camps and the death march to Chemnitz. After the war he was a famous Nazi hunter, and played a small role in locating Adolf Eichmann. Before the war, he studied architecture at Czech Technical University in Prague and married Cyla Müller, 1936. In 1947, Wiesenthal co-founded the Jewish Historical Documentation Centre in L...
Vogel, Hans-Jochen, 1926-
Liman, Arthur L.
Arthur Liman was born on November 5, 1932, in New York City. He received a B.A. degree in 1954 from Harvard University and an LL.B. degree in 1957 from Yale University. Liman was a partner in the New York City law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison from 1966 to 1997. He specialized in business law and had many well-known clients, including Wall Street magnate Michael Milken and media conglomerate Time Warner. In addition to private practice, Liman was selected for several publi...
Brewster, Daniel Baugh, 1923-2007
Lawyer and United States Senator from Maryland. From the description of Daniel B. Brewster Papers, 1950-2007 (bulk 1962-1968). (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 17543083 Daniel Baugh Brewster was born on November 23, 1923 in Baltimore County, Maryland, in the Green Spring Valley Region. He was the first of six children of Daniel B. Brewster, Sr., and Ottolie Y. Wickes Brewster. Most of the family's wealth came from the Baugh family who, in ...
May, Elaine C.
Crichton, Michael, 1942-2008
Rankin, Jeremiah Eames, 1828-1904
Jeremiah Eames Rankin was the President of Howard University from 1889-1903. Trained as a minister and talented as a hymn lyricist, he wrote the lyrics to the famous hymn "God Be With You Till We Meet Again." 1828 Jan. 2 Born in Thornton, New Hampshire, son of Rev. Andrew &amp; Lois Eames Rankin. 1848 Received B.A. degree from Middlebury College, M...
McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980
Hodding Carter III was born in New Orleans, La., on 7 April 1935 to journalist and publisher Hodding Carter II and Betty Werlein. He grew up in Greenville, Miss., and graduated from Princeton University in 1957. Carter served in the United States Marine Corps after college and then began working at the Delta Democrat-Times as a reporter, then managing editor, and finally associate publisher. Carter was co-chair of the delegation that ousted Mississippi's white regular Democratic Par...
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998
Pediatrician and author. From the description of Benjamin Spock correspondence and photograph, 1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984314 Benjamin Spock (1903-1998) was an American pediatrician, author, and peace activist. He is the author of the worldwide best-selling book Baby and Child Care . From the guide to the Benjamin Spock Papers, 1945-1990, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Epithet: paediatrician ...
Lyons, Louis Martin, 1897-1982
Lyons (1897-1982) served as Curator of Nieman Fellowships at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Louis M. Lyons, 1957-1958 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973105 ...
Potter Stewart was born on January 23, 1915, in Jackson, Michigan, but grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1937. After a year of study at Cambridge University, he entered Yale Law School, where he became an editor of the Yale Law Journal and graduated in 1941. Stewart worked in a New York law firm from September 1941 to April 1942, resigning to enter the United States Navy. In 1947, Stewart returned to Cincinnati. In addition to his law pract...
David Channing Bickford
Howe, Harold, 1918-
Harold Howe (1918-2002) was U.S. Commissioner of Education, Washington, (1965-1968). Senior Lecturer at Harvard University Graduate School of Education, (1982-1994). From the description of Papers, 1930-2003 (bulk 1965-2002). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 223382642 Educator, foundation executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold Howe II : oral history, 1983. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569804 ...
Mundt, Karl E. (Karl Earl), 1900-1974
Miller, Arthur H.
Toledano, Ralph de, 1916-2007
American journalist and author; national reports editor, Newsweek, 1948-1960; syndicated columnist, 1960- From the description of Ralph de Toledano papers, 1940-2002. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869876 Moroccan; editor, columnist, radio and television commentator, lecturer, photographer, publisher, and author; lives in Washington, D.C. From the description of Ralph de Toledano collection, 1937-1994. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70962626 ...
Lakoff, Sanford A.
Lakoff earned his Harvard AM in 1956 and his PhD in 1959. From the description of Aristotle's best polis / Sanford A. Lakoff. [November 1953] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512904 Lakoff (1931-) taught government at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Sanford A. Lakoff, 1953-1965 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973089 ...
Abe Fortas was born in 1910 in Memphis, Tennessee, to a working-class Orthodox Jewish family. He was educated in Memphis's public schools, and became well known locally playing the violin in a number of bands. He left high school early and enrolled at Southwestern College at Memphis, a school affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, from which he graduated first in his class in 1930. A leading Memphis family in the Jewish community, with connections to the Yale Law School, provided ...
Chanderli, Abdel Koder
Leontief, Wassily W.
Chirac, Jacques, 1932-....
Arnold, Thurman Wesley
Shockley, William, 1910-1989
Died 1989. From the description of Oral history interview with William Shockley, 1974 September 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78821004 American physicist. From the description of William Shockley miscellaneous papers, 1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754871662 Professor of engineering at Stanford (1958-1975; emeritus 1975- ). Shockley was co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in physics, 1956. From the description of William Shockley paper...
Cavanagh, Jerome P.
Mayor of the City of Detroit. From the description of Jerome P. Cavanagh papers, 1960-1979. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321236 ...
Powell, Jody, 1943-2009
Joseph Lester Powell, also known as Jody Powell, was born on September 30, 1943 in Vienna, Georgia. He attended the U. S. Air Force Academy from 1961 to 1964 and graduated with a B.A. in political science from Georgia State University in 1966. He attended graduate school at Emory University from 1967 to 1970. He was an aide to Jimmy Carter in the 1970 Georgia gubernatorial campaign and served as press secretary to Governor Jimmy Carter from 1971 to 1975. He was press secretary in Carter's 1976 p...
Moley, Raymond, 1886-1975
Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Raymond Charles Moley : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481645 American political scientist and journalist; adviser to Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1932-1933; United States assistant secretary of state, 1933; editor, Today magazine, 1933-1937; contributing editor, Newsweek, 1937-1968. From the description of Raymond Moley papers, 1902-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat r...
Laxalt, Paul, 1922-2018
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969
John L. Lewis was born in Lucas, Iowa in 1880. From 1917 until his death in 1969 he served the United Mine Workers of America, acting as its president from 1920 to 1960. Lewis led in the establishment of the Congress of Industrial Organizations and served as CIO president until his resignation from that post in 1940. From the description of Papers, 1879-1969. [microform] (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64091529 From its founding in 1935 until 1942, the hist...
Atkinson, Brooks, 1894-1984
Drama critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Justin Brooks Atkinson : lecture, [195-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122631692 American drama critic educated at Harvard University, Atkinson became a literary editor of the New York Times in 1922 and served as the paper's dramatic critic from 1926 to 1960. From the description of Brooks Atkinson papers, 1925-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612378941 ...
Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959
John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), was the fifty-third Secretary of State of the United States for President Dwight D. Eisenhower. He had a long and distinguished public career with significant impact upon the formulation of United States foreign policies. He was especially involved with efforts to establish world peace after World War I, the role of the United States in world governance, and Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. Dulles was born on February 25, 1888 ...
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...
Epithet: Professor of Arabic at Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x000386 Epithet: of Stowe MS 200 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x0001cd Epithet: sec to Lord Lieutenant of Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x000009 ...
Aiken, George D.
Toynbee, Arnold, 1889-1975
Martin Lehfeldt is a 1961 graduate of Haverford College. Arnold Toynbee was the commencement speaker at Haverford in 1961. From the description of Letter : Sarasota, FL , 1965 February 21, to Martin Lehfeldt / Arnold Toynbee. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 747048583 Epithet: historian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x000341 British historian. From the d...
Epithet: DD, Rector of Aldington British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001303.0x000164 Epithet: of Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001303.0x00017e Epithet: schoolmaster, of Wandsworth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001303.0x000182 Epithet: ...
Bayh, Birch Evans, 1928-
Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980
Journalist. From the description of Alice Roosevelt Longworth papers, 1888-1942 (bulk 1899-1936). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981212 Alice Lee (Roosevelt) Longworth was the daughter of American president Theodore Roosevelt and Alice Hathaway (Lee) Roosevelt. From the description of Family papers, 1878-1918. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612708967 Daughter of Theodore Roosevelt; interviewee married Nicholas Longworth. From the...
Schaeffer, William Donald
Laski, Harold Joseph, 1893-1950
Political scientist and educator. From the description of Letter of Harold Joseph Laski, 1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014835 Harold J. Laski was a political scientist and socialist, born in Manchester England. He studied at Oxford, and lectured at US universities before joining the London School of Economics (1920). He was chairman of the Labour Party (1945-6). His political philosophy was Marxism. His books, included Authority in the Modern State (1919), A Grammar...
Stokely Carmichael was born in Trinidad, 1940. He graduated from Howard University in 1964 and the same year became field secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. He was elected chairman of that group in 1966. From the description of Stokely Carmichael-Lorna D. Smith collection 1964-72. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510440 Biographical Note 1941 b...
Rodino, Peter W.
Congressman. From the description of Reminiscences of Peter Wallace Rodino, Jr. : oral history, 1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309723864 ...
O'Brian, John Lord, 1874-
American lawyer; head of the War Emergency Division, United States Department of Justice, 1917-1919. From the description of John Lord O'Brian papers, 1916-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869810 O'Brian was born in Buffalo, New York in 1874. He received the A.B. degree from Harvard College in 1896 and the L.L.B. degree from Buffalo Law School in 1898. In February 1909, O'Brian was appointed by President Theodore Roosevelt to serve as U.S. Attorney for the Western Dis...
Esther Pauline Lederer (b. 1918; nee Friedman; nicknamed Eppie) became the advice columnist Ann Landers in 1954 for the Chicago Sun-Times. Her column's topics included sexuality, marital roles and family relationships, divorce, drugs and alcoholism, and ethical issues. It eventually was syndicated in over 1100 newspapers. In 1987, she left the Sun-Times, taking the column with her to the Chicago Tribune, where she remained its primary author until 2000. From the description of Ann La...
Mathias, Charles McC. (Charles McCurdy), 1922-2010
Charles McCurdy Mathias, Jr. (R, Md) was a U.S. Representative and a Senator from Maryland, 1961-1987. Mathias was born in Frederick, MD July 24 1922, attended Haverford College, and received the law degree from the University of MD in 1949. He served as a naval officer in the South Pacific during World War II, 1942-1946. Mathias was elected to the Maryland House of Delegates (1959-1960) and to the U.S. Congress, 1961-1969. He was elected to the United States Senate in 1...
Hebert, Edward F.
Pell, Robert H.
Cohen, Jerome Alan
Waldie, Jerome R.
Jerome Russell Waldie was active in the Democratic party statewide for many years. From the description of Oral history interview with Jerome R. Waldie : oral history transcript / by Gabrielle Morris, Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, for the State Government Oral History Program, California State Archives, 1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 214961635 ...
Doolittle, J. Harold
Saers, Samuel P.
Meyer, John Robert
Ellender, Allen J., 1890-1972
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 ...
Thurber, James G.
Schwellenbach, Lewis B.
Wedel, Theodore Otto, 1892-1970
Title: Baron Somerville British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001304.0x0003cc Epithet: of Edstone, county Warwickshire; traitor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001304.0x0003cb ...
Kilpatrick, James Jackson
Allen, George V...
Mulroney, Brian, 1939-....
Executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Leonard Woodcock : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574194 Labor leader. From the description of Oral history interview with Leonard Woodcock, 1963. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321454 ...
Pickens, T. Boone (Thomas Boone)
Califano, Joseph A., Jr., 1931-
Fuller, Lon L. (Lon Luvois), 1902-1978
Professor of law, author, A.B. (1924) and J.D. (1926), Stanford, Member, Law school faculties of U. Oregon (1926-1928), U. Ill. (1928-1931), Duke (1931-1940), Harvard (1939-1972; emeritus 1972-1978). Member, Mass. Bar. Recipient of Phillips Award, Am. Philosophical Soc., 1935. Author of Legal Fictions (1931); The Law in Quest of Itself (1940); The Morality of Law (1964); Anatomy of the Law (1968); also articles for legal and other scholarly journals. From the description of Papers, 1...
Morgan, E. M.
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006
Clergyman. From the description of Reminiscences of William S. Coffin, Jr. : oral history, 1989. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122452011 Epithet: Reverend chaplain Yale University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000080 William Sloane Coffin, Jr. was born June 1, 1924, in New York City. He attended Deerfield Academy and Phillips Academy Andover b...
Moses, Robert Parris
Hoffman, Anna Rosenberg, 1902-1983
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...
McNamara, Robert S., 1916-2009
U.S. secretary of defense, president of World Bank, and corporate executive. Full name: Robert Strange McNamara. From the description of Robert S. McNamara papers, 1934-2009 (bulk 1968-2005). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132706 Robert Strange McNamara (b. 1916) was a business executive and Secretary of Defense during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. During World War II he worked on the deployment of the B-29 bomber, and served in the Army Air Forces in India, Chi...
Fahrenkopf, Frank J., Jr.
Von Braun, Wernher, 1912-1977
Wernher Von Braun was one of the world's first and foremost rocket engineers and a leading authority on space travel. From the description of Wernher von Braun letter, 1960. (National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum). WorldCat record id: 61257728 Von Braun was Director of the Development Operations Division. From the description of Interim Report of Agena Survey Team and Management Plan for NASA Agena Project : letter to General Don R. Ostrander, NASA Direct...
b. Walter Crawford Kelly, 1913-1973. Comic strip artist, editorial cartoonist, animator. Kelly's only formal art training was in high school. His early employment included work as an animator with the Disney Studio (1935-1941) and freelance comic book work. He worked as art director and editorial cartoonist for the short-lived N.Y. Star (1948-1949). He is best known for the comic strip, Pogo, which first appeared in newspapers in The Star on October 4, 1948. The character of Pogo ha...
Hersey, Gen. Lewis
Flynn, Edward J.
Brownell, Herbert, jr.
Fish, Hamilton, Jr.
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965
Black activist. From the description of Radio broadcast of an interview with Malcolm X, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309736449 Black nationalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Malcolm X : lecture, [196-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513305 African American nationalist leader and minister of the Nation of Islam who sought to broaden the civil rights struggle ...
Allen, Robert S.
Schwartz, Bernard, 1923-1997
Student of Naumburg. From the description of Correspondence with Margaret Naumburg, 1959. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122381716 ...
Lausche, Frank John, 1895-1990
Lawyer, Cleveland mayor, Ohio governor, and senator from Ohio. From the description of Letter, 1964 Oct. 30. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41283828 Governor of Ohio, 1945-1947 and 1949-1957; U.S. Senator, 1957-1968. From the description of Autograph, [ca. 1950]. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 12719654 ...
Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002
Herman E. Talmadge (1913- ), Georgia Governor (1947-1955) and U.S. Senator (1956-1980), born near McRae, Georgia. From the description of Herman E. Talmadge senatorial papers, 1945-1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477028 Herman E. Talmadge (1913- ), Georgia Governor (1947-1955) and United States Senator (1956-1980) born near McRae, Georgia. T. Rogers Wade served as administrative assistant, fund raiser, and chairman of the 1980 U.S. senatorial campaign for Senator Talm...
Mullins, William E.
Vance, Cyrus R.
Salisbury, Harrison E. (Harrison Evans), 1908-1993
Epithet: Associate Editor `The New York Times' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x00005b The American journalist Harrison E. Salisbury (1908-1993) was well-known for his reporting and books on the Soviet Union. A distinguished correspondent and editor for the New York Times, he was the first American reporter to visit Hanoi during the Vietnam War. After editing the campus daily at the University of Minnes...
Stevenson, William Edwards
Jackson, Henry M.
Sperry, Willard Learoyd, 1882-1954
Congregational minister, dean of Harvard Divinity School. B.A. Olivet College, 1903; B.A. Oxford, 1907; M.A. Yale, 1909. Ordained a Congregational minister, 1908, serving churches in Fall River and Boston, Mass. (1908-1922). Dean, Harvard Divinity School (1922-1953), Plummer Professor of Christian Morals (1928-1953). See sketch in Dictionary of American Biography, Supplement Five. From the description of Papers, 1902-1955 (inclusive). (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). Wo...
Trudeau, Pierre Elliott
Biographical/Historical Note Prime minister of Canada, 1968-1979, 1980-1984. From the guide to the Pierre Elliott Trudeau speeches, 1968-1984, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...
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 ...
Bush, George, 1796-1859
George Bush was a prominent mid-century biblical scholar, preacher and controversialist. After graduation from Dartmouth in 1818 and study at Princeton Theological Seminary, Bush was ordained at the Salem (Indiana) Presbytery in 1825, and was appointed pastor in Indianapolis. His religious views, described as 'liberal' or 'progressive,' rapidly came into conflict with those of his more conservative parishioners and in 1828, this conflict resulted in his termination. From...
Lindsey, John V.
Levin, Murray Burton
LOPEZ PORTILLO, JOSE
Blanding, Sarah Gibson
Nizer, Louis, 1902-1994
Lawyer and author. From the description of Papers of Louis Nizer, 1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79632245 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Louis Nizer was a trial lawyer and author of books including My Life in Court, Catspaw, and Implosion Conspiracy. Nizer was born in 1902 in London, though his parents moved to Brooklyn, New York when Nizer was a young child and he spent most of his youth in the United States. Nizer attended Columbia College and earned his ...
Slichter, Sumner H. (Sumner Huber), 1892-1959
Slichter taught business economics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Sumner H. Slichter, 1932-1959 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973187 From the description of Case problems on labor unions, 1946-1947. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512631 ...
Spivak, Lawrence E.
Merrow, Chester E.
Lipset, Seymour Martin
American sociologist and political scientist. From the description of Seymour Martin Lipset papers, 1916-1993. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123430062 ...
Churchill, Winston S.
Mayo, Elton, 1880-1949
Elton Mayo joined HBS in 1926 as Head of the new Department of Industrial Research. He was Associate Professor at Harvard Business School from 1926-1929, Professor from 1929-1947, and Professor Emeritus from 1947-1949. Between 1928 and 1933 Mayo was closely associated with the Hawthorne Studies, an industrial research project conducted at the Western Electric Company plant in Hawthorne, Illinois. He died in Guilford, England on December 9, 1949. From the description of Elton Mayo pap...
Houska, Roman L.
Durant, Will, 1885-1981
Also contains correspondence from Ariel Durant, wife of Will Durant. From the description of Correspondence : with W.A. Swanberg, 1963. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155896493 American historian. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Los Angeles, to Mrs. W.L. Graves, 1945 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742337 ...
Mills, Wilbur D.
Oxnam, G. Bromley
Smith, Sylvester Clark, 1858-1913
Kleindienst, Richard G., 1923-2000
Mayer, Martin Sanford
Mauro, John C.
Lattimore, Owen, 1900-1989
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...
Merwin, W. S.
Levi, Julian H.
Thomas, Norman C.
Reston, James, 1909-1995
James Barrett Reston, along with such writers as Eric Sevareid, Joseph Alsop, and Walter Lippmann, had a tremendous influence on shaping twentieth-century American journalism. After graduating from the University of Illinois, Reston worked in publicity and reporting before taking a job with the Associated Press. In 1937, he went to London to cover news and sports for the A. P. During this assignment, Reston met Arthur Hays Sulzberger, the publisher of The New York Times . Soon after their encoun...
Stokes, Carl, 1927-1996
Carl Burton Stokes (June 21, 1927 – April 3, 1996) was an American lawyer, jurist, television personality, politician, and diplomat. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 51st mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. Born and raised in Cleveland, he dropped out of high school to work at Thompson Products, joining the U.S. Army at age 18. After his discharge in 1946, Stokes returned to Cleveland and earned his high school diploma in 1947. He then attended several colleges before earning his bach...
Morse, True D.
Price, Charles P., 1920-1999
Rusher, William A.
Gavin, James M.
Epithet: of Althorp and Wormleighton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001392.0x000319 Title: 1st Earl Spencer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x0001a2 Epithet: of Add MS 12503 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001392.0x000244 Epithet: Cap...
Millikan, Max F.
Adler, Mortimer Jerome, 1902-2001
American philosopher, educator, author. From the description of Papers, 1939-1944. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 80110800 Mortimer Jerome Adler, philosopher, educator, writer. The Mortimer J. Adler Papers include information on his work with the Great Books, Encyclopaedia Britannica, and the Institute for Philosophical Research as well as material relating to his many publications. The collection consists ...
Lynd, Robert Staughton, 1892-1970
Sociologist and educator. Married Helen Merrell, also a sociologist. From the description of Robert Staughton Lynd and Helen Merrell Lynd papers, 1895-1968 (bulk 1922-1968). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064050 Professor of Sociology at Columbia University. Lynd was a member of the Consumers' Advisory Board of the National Recovery Administration. From the description of Robert Staughton Lynd papers, 1933-1937. (Columbia University In ...
Matthiessen, F. O. (Francis Otto), 1902-1950
Matthiessen was an American literary scholar, teacher, and critic. From the description of Papers, 1929-1950. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468863 From the guide to the Papers, 1929-1950., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) F.O. Matthiessen was an American literary critic and a Harvard professor of history and literature. From the description of Correspondence with Hugh T. Cunningham, 1946-1950. (Harvard Univer...
Epithet: Rector of Bishop's Waltham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000629.0x00024b ...
Gallagher, Harold John, 1894-1981
Lawyer in New York City and president of American Bar Association, 1949-1950. From the description of Papers of Harold J. Gallagher, 1910-1981. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148785131 From the description of Papers, 1910-1981. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 28410029 ...
Rostow, Eugene V.
Hayes, Daniel J.
Patrick Hayes was born in County Waterford, Ireland in 1844, and came to the United States as a child with his family. At the age of 17, he enlisted in the Union Army as a member of the 3rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He fought in several battles of the Civil War, and following the war he worked both as a police officer and a firefighter in Brooklyn. On July 1, 1889, Hayes was appointed Warden of the Kings County Penitentiary on Crow Hill (in the neighborhood currently kno...
Fahd, ibn 'Abd al-'Aziz
Kirkpatrick, Jeane J.
Allen, James B.
Taft, Robert F.
El Kouny, M.
Sachar, A. L.
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993
Thurgood Marshall (b. July 2, 1908, Baltimore, Maryland – d. January 24, 1993, Washington, D.C.) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from October 1967 until October 1991. Marshall was the Court's 96th justice and its first African-American justice. Before becoming a judge, Marshall was a lawyer who was best known for his high success rate in arguing before the Supreme Court and for the victory in Brown v. Board of Education, a 1954 decision that ruled t...
Hickman, Herman, 1911-1958
Spiro, Herbert J.
Herbert John Spiro was born in 1924 in Hamburg, Germany, and immigrated in 1938 to the United States where he would become a noted educator in political science, a U.S. ambassador, and a candidate for public office. While serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, he earned a purple heart and two bronze star medals. After the war, Spiro attended Harvard where he received his Ph.D. in 1953. Spiro spent over a decade as a member of the faculty at Harvard, and taught political science at Amherst...
Epithet: Sec-General United Nations British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000834.0x0002e8 ...
Brown, Harold, 1863-1900
Harold Brown (October 31, 1909-September 26, 1979) was a composer and violist/violinist born in New York. He attended Columbia College where he studied Composition and Conducting under many notable pedagogues including Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, Bernard Wagenaar, and Leon Barzin. He also studied with Nadia Boulanger at Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris as part of the Mosenthal Fellowship. Brown became a well-loved teacher at both the high school and college level. He taught many things in...
McCarthy, Eugene J., 1916-2005
Educator, U.S. representative from Minnesota, U.S. senator from Minnesota, and author. From the description of Papers of Eugene J. McCarthy, 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064286 Eugene J. McCarthy served as a U.S. Congress member (Democratic Farmer-Labor) from Minnesota's fourth district (1949-1958) and as U.S. senator from Minnesota (1959-1970). He sought the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 1968 against Lyndon B....
Sohn, Louis B.
Louis Bruno Sohn, 1914- law professor, international mediator, legal scholar. LL.M. and ScM., John Casimir U., Lwʹow, Poland, 1935. LL.M, Harv. U., 1940; S.J.D., 1958. U.S. citizen, 1943. Research and teaching, Harv. L.S. from 1946. Bemis Prof. of International Law from 1961. Consultant, U.N. Secretariat, 1948, 1969. Counselor International Law, U.S. Dept. State, 1970-1971. Co-author (with G. Clark) World Peace Through World Law, 1958, 1966, and other books and articles . From the de...
Muggeridge, Malcolm, 1903-1990
Writer, social critic, Christian apologist; born Thomas Malcolm Muggeridge, March 24, 1903 in Sanderstead, Surry, England; raised in a Socialist home; graduated from Selwyn College, Cambridge, 1924; travelled to India to teach at Union Christian College, 1924-1927; married Katherine (Kitty) Dobbs (niece of Beatrice Webb) September 10, 1927; lived in Egypt, the Soviet Union and India while serving as a correspondent for various newspapers; served as an intelligence officer in World War II in Lisb...
Gordon Walker, Patrick Chrestien.
Paper, Lewis J.
Attorney and author; B.A., University of Michigan, 1968; J.D., Harvard, 1971; L.L.M., Georgetown, 1972; staff attorney, Citizens Communications Center, 1972-1973; Legislative Counsel to Senator Gaylord Nelson, 1973-1975; Assistant & Associate General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission, 1978-1981; Partner, Grove & Engelberg, 1981-1986; Partner, Keck, Mahin & Cate, 1986-. From the description of Papers, 1981-1987. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 23...
Mauldin, Bill, 1921-2003
Bill G. Mauldin was from Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He was a lieutenant in the U. S. Air Force in the late 1960s and was stationed at White Sands Missle Range, New Mexico. Clark County records show that he married Janet C. Felling in 1966. From the description of Bill Mauldin letters, 1965-1966. (Ouachita Baptist University). WorldCat record id: 741328734 Cartoonist. Full name: William Henry Mauldin. From the description of Papers of Bill Mauldin, 1941-1968. (Unknown...
Sullivan, Kathleen M. (Kathleen Marie), 1960-
Moore, Archie, 1916-1998
Sargent, Francis W., 1915-1998
Resident of Minot, Me. From the description of Francis Sargent family record, undated. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70979344 ...
Thatcher, Margaret, 1925-2013
Biographical/Historical Note British politician; prime minister, 1979-1990. From the guide to the Margaret Thatcher speech, 1993, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...
Buckley, James Lane, 1923-....
Civil War private, 53rd Illinois Infantry, Company K, from Ottawa, Illinois. From the description of Diary, 1864 July 11-August 7. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27819358 Buckley was a N.Y. Senator and member of the Senate Committee on Public Works in 1973. From the description of TLsS, 1973-1976 : Washington, D.C. to Schuyler Tallman. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 46956670 United States Senato...
Roy Wilson Howard
Radford, Arthur William
Admiral, United States Navy; chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1953-1957. From the description of Arthur William Radford memoirs, 1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754871630 Arthur William Radford (1896-1973), naval officer, was born in Chicago, the son of John Arthur Radford, an electrical engineer, and Agnes Eliza Knight. Raised in Riverside, Ill., and Grinnell, Iowa, he entered the U.S. Naval Academy in 1912. After graduating in the upper third of his class in 1916, he ...
Young, Whitney M.
Jacques Maritain, a French philosopher and man of letters, was French Ambassador to the Vatican from 1945 to 1948, professor of philosophyat Princeton University from 1948 to 1952 and continued to make his home in Princeton until 1960. His works include TRUE HUMANISM (1936, tr. 1938); ART AND SCHOLASTICISM (1920, tr. 1929); ON THE USE OF PHILOSOPHY (1961). From the description of The responsibility of the artist : typescript, ca. 1960 / by Jacques Maritain. (Peking University Library...
Tsiang, Tingfu F. (Tingfu Fuller), 1895-1965
Educator; government official; ambassador. From the description of Reminiscences of Ting-fu Fuller Tsiang: oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122609097 ...
Alexander, Myrl E.
Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), 1893-1960
Marquand was an American novelist and short story writer best known for his novels of upper class New England life and for his stories of the fictional detective Mr. Moto. From the description of Correspondence, 1892-1960. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468968 From the description of Compositions, 1892-1951. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83157834 From the guide to the John Phillips Marquand correspondence, 1892-1960., (Houghton Library, Har...
Fairbank, John King, 1907-1991
John King Fairbank (1907-1991) was Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History and Director of the East Asian Research Center at Harvard. From the description of Papers of John K. Fairbank, 1933-1991 (inclusive), 1947-1991 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973292 John King Fairbank (1907-1991) was a a leading scholar in modern and contemporary China studies. Fairbank was the Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History at Harvard University and Director of its...
Sorokin, Pitirim Aleksandrovich, 1889-1968
Harvard University Dept. of Sociology professor, served as the chairman of the Eastern Sociological Conference Committee on Local Arrangements. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1931-1934. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243847369 Ashley Montagu, born Israel Ehrenberg on June 28, 1905, was a British-American anthropologist, specializing in the areas of race and gender issues, as well as a prolific speake...
Robertson, Walter Spencer, 1893-
Walter Spencer Robertson (1893-1970) was an investment banker, a financial and cultural leader in Richmond, Va., and a specialist in international Far Eastern affairs. He was the son of William Henry Robertson (1855-1908) and Anne Maria (Robinson) Robertson (1856-1910). From the description of Papers, 1824-2002, of Walter Spencer Robertson. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 496286891 Walter Spencer Robertson (1893-1970) was an investment banker, a fi...
Reischauer, Edwin O. (Edwin Oldfather), 1910-1990
Reischauer was professor of Japanese history at Harvard, 1950-1961, and U.S. Ambassador to Japan, 1961-1966. He served as director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute, 1956-1961; he became University Professor at Harvard in 1966. From the description of Papers of Edwin Oldfather Reischauer, 1933-1990 (inclusive), 1966-1981 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76977368 Epithet: Professor of Far Eastern Languages Harvard University British L...
Rice, Grantland, 1880-1954
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Martin Luther King, Jr. (b. January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia –d. April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King helped to organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. In 1964, King received the Nobel Peace Prize and in 1965, he helped to organize the Selma to M...
Lawson, John Howard, 1894-1977
John Howard Lawson (1894-1977) was a writer, and head of the Hollywood division of the American Communist Party. Lawson was born in New York City, New York in 1894. After studying at Williams College, he became a successful playwright. In 1928, Lawson moved to Hollywood where he wrote scripts for films such as The Ship for Shanghai, Bachelor Apartment, and Goodbye Love. In 1933, Lawson joined with Lester Cole and Samuel Ornitz to establish the Screen Writers Guild and was the organization's firs...
A prominent defender of the First Amendment, Ephraim S. London spent much of his career challenging conservative distinctions between art and obscenity. He ranked among the nation's leading constitutional lawyers during the 1950s and 1960s, when he litigated a series of major cases pushing for the end of censorship in motion pictures. He also helped shepherd "Tropic of Cancer" to its first American printing - 27 years after Henry Miller had finished writing it. London defended Lenny...
Brown, Claude H. (Claude Hilding), 1905-
van Allen, James Alfred
Curtis, Carl T.
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005
Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (1924-2005) activist, educator, politician and author was born in Brooklyn, New York, the oldest of four girls. She lived in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn with her factory worker father, Charles (originally from British Guyana) and her seamstress and domestic worker mom, Ruby Seale (who came from Barbados). Between 1927 and 1934, Chisholm was sent to live with her grandmother, Emaline Seale, in Christ Church, Barbados. Chisholm attended local school, ...
Lewis, Fulton III
Feller, A. H.
Stewart, Robert Bruce
Murray, J. C.
Garrity, Arthur U.
Llewellyn, Karl N. (Karl Nickerson), 1893-1962
Lewis, Anthony J.
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990
American writer. From the description of Correspondence with Alfred S. Dashiell, 1931-1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51846130 Carl Zigrosser and Lewis Mumford were life-long friends with shared interests in the arts, society and politics. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1925-1971, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155902319 Sir Patrick Geddes was a Scottish biologist, sociologi...
Douglas, Paul H.
Abolitionist from Middlebury, Vermont. From the description of Letter, March 20, 1863. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53458387 ...
Stahl, Lesley, 1941-
Lesley Rene Stahl (born December 16, 1941, Lynn, Massachusetts), American television journalist. Stahl has spent most of her career with CBS News, where she began as a producer in 1971. Since 1991, she has reported for CBS's 60 Minutes....
Motion Picture Industry Council
McConnell, Samuel K., Jr.