Herman LaRue Brown papers
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Florence Kelley (A.B., Cornell, 1882) was born in Philadelphia. In 1884 she married Lazare Wischnewetzky; they had three children. In 1891 Kelley divorced him, reclaimed her maiden name, and became a resident of Chicago's Hull-House. In 1892 the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics hired her to investigate the "sweating" system in the garment industry and the federal commissioner of labor asked her to participate in a survey of city slums. Illinois Governor John Peter Altgeld later...
Harvard College was founded by a vote of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts on October 28, 1636 that allocated “400£ towards a schoale or colledge.” Subsequent legislative acts established the Board of Overseers, but it was the Charter of 1650 that created the Harvard Corporation as the College's primary governing board and defined its composition and authority. The College Charter became a contentious target for College officials, the Massachusetts Governor and General C...
The Schlesinger Library had its origins in the gift of the Woman's Rights Collection (WRC) by Maud Wood Park '98 to Radcliffe College in 1943. Organized as the Women's Archives in 1948, it was renamed the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America in 1967 in recognition of the Schlesingers' strong support of the Library and the College. The WRC was originally housed in Longfellow Hall and the Women's Archives in Byerly Hall and moved in 1967 to the old Radcliffe...
The Library of Congress was established by an act of Congress in 1800 when President John Adams signed a bill providing for the transfer of the seat of government from Philadelphia to the new capital city of Washington. The legislation described a reference library for Congress only, containing "such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress - and for putting up a suitable apartment for containing them therein…" The original library was housed in the Washington, DC until August 1814, ...
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 ...
Paul Abraham Freund, 1908-1992, was a preeminent legal scholar. Under the guidance of Professor Thomas Reed Powell, Felix Frankfurter and others, Freund became a standout student at Harvard Law School, and was elected as President of the Harvard Law Review from 1930-1931. After receiving his S.J.D. magna cum laude in 1932, Freund spent a year as clerk to Supreme Court Justice, Louis Brandeis. He remained in Washington for the rest of the decade, working as a government...
Private research university with liberal arts focus; located in Waltham, Mass. From the description of Brandeis University correspondence, 1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 733080419 From the description of Brandeis University records, 1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 733069438 Collection materials date from 1923-2009, with the bulk of the collection being published during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939. These rich resources detail the politics, economics, ...
Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1878. Sinclair was an American author, novelist, journalist, and political activist who wrote many books in several genres. He is most well-known for his exposé, The Jungle regarding conditions in Chicago's meat packing plants, which influenced the passage of the Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906. Much of Sinclair's writing was related to the economic and social conditions of the early twentieth century. He was heavily in...
U.S. cabinet officer, politician, and lawyer, of Massachusetts. From the description of Papers of Elliot L. Richardson, 1780-1991 (bulk 1947-1991). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009619 From the description of Audio materials, 1961-1984 (bulk 1962 and 1974) [sound recording]. 1961-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 36045043 Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Elliot Lee Richardson : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University ...
Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Charles Culp Burlingham : oral history, 1949. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309724026 Attorney, civic leader, reformer. A.B., Harvard, 1879; LL. B., Columbia, 1881; LL. D., Williams, 1931; Columbia, 1933; Harvard, 1934. Attorney and partner, Burlingham, Hupper & Kennedy, N.Y.C., firm specializing in admiralty law. Board member and pres., N.Y. (City) Board of Educ., Welfare Council of N....
The Public Service Commission was established in 1913 as an enlargement of the Board of Railroad Commissioners and with additional functions transferred from the Highway Commission. It was abolished in 1919, when its functions were combined with these of the Board of Gas and Electric Light Commissioners in the Dept. of Public Utilities. From the description of Petition docket books, 1913-1919. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80094740 ...
Lawyer, business executive, Democratic Party leader, U.S. secretary of the treasury, Director General of Railroads, and U.S. senator from California. From the description of Papers of William Gibbs McAdoo, 1786-1941 (bulk 1880-1941). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063506 McAdoo was born near Marietta, Cobb County, GA, on Oct. 31, 1863; attended the Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; admitted to TN bar in 1885 and began law practice in Chattanooga, TN; moved to NYC, 1892; devel...
Special students were those who took courses in Harvard College but were not degree candidates; they had not gone through the standard admissions process completed by AB degree candidates. From the description of Records of special students, 1876-1907. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77064523 It is unclear whether F.C. Fabel ever attended Harvard College. F.C. Fabel may be Frederick Charles Fabel, who received an AB from the University of Rochester in 1893. ...
BIOGHIST REQUIRED In 1971 the American Bar Association formed a committee to prepare a study "...on the respective powers under the Constitution of the President and of the Congress to enter into and conduct war." The committee was chaired by Lyman M. Tondel, Jr. and the project was funded by the Association's Fund for Public Education which in turn contracted with Columbia University to carry out the study. The staff included Abraham D. Sofaer, Project Director and Adjunct Professor of Law at C...
Epithet: Professor of International Law Harvard University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001137.0x000133 Law professor, judge, international mediator, legal scholar. Prof., U. of Mo. Law School, 1910-1919, Harvard L.S., 1919-1954. Attached to American Comm. to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1918-1919. Member, legal section of League of Nations Secretariat, 1922-1933. Appointed member, Permanent Court of Arbitration,...
Judge. Harvard A.B., 1927, LL.B. magna cum laude, 1930, LL.D. (hon.), 1958. Adm. to Bar 1931, law practice in Boston, 1931-1933, 1938-1941. Solicitor, U.S. Dept. of Labor, 1933-1935. Special ass't to U.S. Attorney General, 1935-1937. Judge, U.S. District Court for Mass. from 1941. Judge, International Administrative Court, Geneva, 1950-1955. From the description of Papers of Charles Edward Wyzanski, Jr., 1930-1968 (inclusive). (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 1224049...
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...
Founded in 1920 in New York City by Roger Baldwin and others; the ACLU was an outgrowth of the American Union Against Militarism's National Civil Liberties Bureau, which in 1920 changed its name to the American Civil Liberties Union. From the description of Collection, 1917- (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 42740878 The Southern Women's Rights Project (SWRP) located in Richmond is affiliated with the American Civil Liberties Union. The project deal...
Government attorney, prof. of law, legal scholar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In service of Federal Gov't., 1906-1914, 1917-1919 in N.Y.? prof. of law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1914-1939; U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1939-1962. Author of books and articles on legal and related topics. Recipient of numerous honorary degrees. Visiting prof., Oxford Univ., England, 1933-1934. From the description of Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-19...
Resolves 1911, c 71 authorized a commission of five gubernatorial appointees (known as the Commission on Minimum Wage Boards) to investigate wages of women and minors and to report on the advisability of establishing boards to fix minimum rates of such wages in any industry. Its recommendations led to the establishment of the Minimum Wage Commission per St 1912, c 706. NAME AUTHORITY NOTE. Series relating to the agency described above can be found by searching the follow...
Vocational short courses and institutes were initiated by the Radcliffe Appointment Bureau to train students for careers after graduation. Among these courses were: the Institute on Historical and Archival Management, 1954-1960; Communications for the Volunteer, 1965-1968; Summer Secretarial Course, 1935-1955, and the Radcliffe Publishing Course (formerly Publishing Procedures Course), 1947-, which continues to offer a six-week summer course in publishing. From the description of Rad...
Thelma Barkin (née Mann) was born in the United States, and her father, Hyman Mann, served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1933 to 1934. Barkin still lives in Masssachusetts. From the description of Resolution of the Massachusetts House of Representatives concerning Nazi antisemeitism, 1933 resolution. (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum). WorldCat record id: 122515893 ...
Schlesinger taught history at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Sr., 1908-1965 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973175 Historian, author. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Meier Schlesinger : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309724638 Epithet: Jr, US political analyst British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue...
John Anthony Volpe, born the son of Italian immigrants in 1908, was a successful Massachusetts businessman and accomplished public servant. He served as Commissioner of Public Works in Massachusetts in 1953, was appointed Federal Highway Commissioner under Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1957, was elected Governor of Massachusetts three times (in 1960, 1964, and 1966), was appointed Secretary of Transportation under Richard Nixon in 1969, and was appointed Ambassador to Italy in 1972. While Governor of ...
BIOGHIST REQUIRED James Cummings Bonbright, 1891-1985 (Columbia Ph.D., 1921), professor of finance, Columbia University, 1920-1961; Vice-Chairman and Chairman, N.Y. State Power Authority, 1934-1947; consultant on finance of public utilities. From the guide to the James Cummings Bonbright Papers, 1921-1983., (Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) James Cummings Bonbright, 1891-1985 (Columbia Ph.D., 1921), professor of finance, Columbia University, 1920-1961...
American lawyer and railway executive; Inter-Allied arbitrator of questions pertaining to river shipping, 1920-1921. From the description of Walker D. Hines papers, 1919-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867078 ...
Herbert Brutus Ehrmann, 1891-1970: Lawyer, author. Member, War Labor Policies Bd., 1918-1919; director, Industrial Relations Div. U.S. Shipping Bd., 1919. Junior counsel for Sacco and Vanzetti, 1926-1927. Pres., American Jewish Committee, 1959-1961. Author: The Untried Case (1933 and 1960); The Case That Will Not Die (1969); Under This Roof (1940); The Criminal Courts of Cleveland (1921, with Reginald Haber Smith). From the description of Papers of Herbert Brutus Ehrmann, 1906-1970 (...
Attorney in Boston, Assistant Attorney of the U.S.; Gen. Solicitor for U.S. Railroad Administration, 1919-1921; Special Counsel, 1921-1925; Consultant, Office of Defense Transportation, 1942; Special Ass't. to the U.S. Ambassador, London, England, 1942-1946. From the description of Papers, 1890-1969. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236047251 Brown, [Herman] LaRue, lawyer and public servant. Decembe...
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...
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...
Louis Brandeis (b. November 13, 1856, Louisville, Kentucky – d. October 5, 1941, Washington D.C.) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from 1916 until 1939. Brandeis was the Court’s 67th justice and its first Jewish-American justice. He was the son of immigrants from Bohemia, who came to Kentucky from Prague, then part of the Austrian Empire. He received his LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1877, and before becoming a judge, served as a lawyer at Warren & B...