Papers of Elizabeth Glendower Evans, 1859-1944


Papers of Elizabeth Glendower Evans, 1859-1944

1859-1944 (bulk: 1882-1944)

Diaries, correspondence, writings, speeches, notes, photographs, clippings, etc., of social reformer Elizabeth Glendower Evans.

2.42 linear feet (2 cartons, 1 file box)

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Wilkenson, Perle Rous (person)

James, Henry, 1879-1947 (person)

Nephew of the novelist Henry James. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Peru, Vt., to Professor [Kenneth B.] Murdock, 1943 Sept. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270693513 United States representative, Inter-Allied Danube River Commission, 1919. From the description of Henry James papers, 1918-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868854 Henry James was the son of William James and nephew of the novelist Henry James. ...

Roehrer, Joseph (person)

Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1888-1965 (person)

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...

Davis, Anna N. (person)

Brown, Herman LaRue, 1883-1969. (person)

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...

Slade, Madeleine (Mirabai), 1892- (person)

Wehle, Louis B. (Louis Brandeis), 1880-1959 (person)

Lawyer and government official. From the description of Papers, 1877-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155525232 ...

Webb, Beatrice, 1858-1943 (person)

Beatrice Webb (1858-1943), nee Potter, social reformer and diarist. Married to Sidney Webb, pioneers of social science. She was involved in many spheres of political and social activity including the Labour Party, Fabianism, social observation, investigations into poverty, development of socialism, the foundation of the National Health Service and post war welfare state, the London School of Economics, and the New Statesman . From the guide to the Beatrice Webb, A summer holiday in S...

Hill, Arthur Dehon, 1869- (person)

Lawyer, army officer, and law teacher, of Boston, Mass.; summer resident of Portsmouth, N.H.; d. 1947. From the description of Papers, 1906-1944 (bulk 1906-1941). (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70940725 ...

Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 (person)

Epithet: US journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x000092 Villard, a journalist and author, was president of the New York Evening Post (1897-1918), editor and owner of The Nation (1918-1932), publisher and contributing editor of The Nation (1932-1935), a founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and of Yachting Magazine, and owner of the Nautical Gazette. His father ...

Long, Cedric (person)

Curtis, Frances Greely, 1867-1957 (person)

Voluntary Defenders Committeee (corporateBody)

Kellog, Paul Underwood, 1879-1950 (person)

Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 (person)

Social reformer; founder of Hull House settlement, Chicago. From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Louis J. Keller, Chicago, 1912 May 13. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496308 From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Paul M. Angle, Springfield, Ill., 1932 June 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496294 Founder of Hull House in Chicago. From the description of Cor...

Porter, Margaret (Peggy) (person)

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 (person)

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...

Franfurter, Marion (Denman), -1975 (person)

Cabot, Lucy (person)

Brookwood Labor College (corporateBody)

The Brookwood Labor College, 1920-1938, was a two year residential school for workers, affiliated with the American Labor Education Service and held at Katonah, N.Y. The faculty, organized as the Brookwood Labor College (Local 189 of the American Federation of Teachers, American Federation of Labor) consisted of executives and specialists from various unions, government agencies, and faculty of universities and colleges. The curriculum included courses in journalism, Eng...

Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950 (person)

Daughter of suffrage leaders Lucy Stone and Henry Browne Blackwell, Alice Stone Blackwell joined her parents in writing and editing the Woman's Journal. For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1885-1950 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008749 Editor, The woman's journal and suffrage news. From the description of Letter, 1920 Apr...

Putnam, Elizabeth (Cabot), 1836-1922 (person)

Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 (person)

BIOGHIST REQUIRED Director of Henry Street Settlement in New York City. Miss Wald retired from active directorship in 1932. From the guide to the Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1895-1936, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Lillian D. Wald (1867-1940), a public health nurse and social worker in New York City on the Lower East Side, was a pioneer in American social work and public health. She founded the Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service of...

Moors, Ethel (person)

Fosdick, Frederick W. (person)

Civil Liberties Committee of Massachusetts. (corporateBody)

Sayre, Francis Bowes, 1885-1972 (person)

Diplomat. From the description of Reminiscences of Francis Bowes Sayre : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309725093 Diplomat and statesman. From the description of Papers of Francis Bowes Sayre, 1861-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060652 Biographical Note 1885, Apr. 30 Born, South Bethleh...

Burleigh, Edith N. (person)

Sacco, Nicola, 1891-1927 (person)

Morse, Frances Rollins, 1850-1928 (person)

A social work volunteer, Morse helped establish Associated Charities of Boston and was associated with the School of Social Work at Simmons College. From the description of Papers, 1831-1929 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006748 Frances Rollins Morse (1850-1928) was the daughter of Samuel Tapley and Harriet Jackson (Lee) Morse. She was very active in the field of social work. She helped establish Associated Charities of Boston and was associated wi...

Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 (person)

American clergyman and reformer. From the description of The voice of God is calling : autograph poem signed, 1930 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269557327 John Haynes Homes (1879-1964) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised near Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1902 and Harvard Divinity School in 1904. He received honorary doctorates from Benares Hindu University, Rollins College, and Meadville Theological School. He served as...

Springfield Republican. (corporateBody)