Papers, 1871-1972

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Papers, 1871-1972

Papers, 1871-1972

Correspondence, diaries, speeches, etc., of Freda Kirchwey, journalist, editor, and publisher of . The Nation

27 file boxes, 18 photograph folders, 2 oversize folders, 1 folio+ folder, 1 folio folder 1 reel microfilm.

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

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

Norris, George William, 1861-1944

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

Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968

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Clergyman, politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Mattoon Thomas : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735808 American socialist, presidential candidate. From the description of Letters, [1932] July 16 and [July 16?], [n.p.], to [Samuel Johnson] Woolf, [New York?]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363738 Politician. From the description of Reminiscences ...

Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965

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Clarence Pickett (1884-1965) was a prominent Friend. The executive secretary of the American Friends Service Committee from 1929 to 1950, he was influential in governmental and international circles as well. He served as an advisor to Presidents Hoover, Roosevelt, Truman and Kennedy. Eleanor Roosevelt once said that she would "always try to do the things Clarence asks because I have great trust in his judgment." From the guide to the Clarence Pickett journals, 1933-1965, (Haverford C...

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Morgenthau, Henry, 1891-1967

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Laidlaw, Harriet (Burton), 1873-1949

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Gunther, John, 1901-1970

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John Gunther, journalist and writer. The John Gunther Papers consist of different draft versions of Gunther's books along with correspondence, articles, and notes related to these projects. Papers related to Chicago Revisited. From the description of John Gunther papers, 1935-1967 (inclusive) (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 613714359 ...

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

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Wright, Richard, 1908-1960

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Myrdal, Gunnar, 1898-

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Whiting, Caroline M.

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Brown, Dorothy Kirchwey

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Storrow, James J. Jr., 1917-

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Tanz, Doris Wolson

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Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965

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Illinois governor (1949-1953), Democratic U. S. presidential candidate (1952, 1956), and U. S. ambassador to the United Nations (1961-1965). From the description of Letter, July 13, 1949. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 698776706 Thirty-first governor of Illinois (1949-1953), two time Democratic Presidential candidate (1952, 1956), diplomat and statesman. From the description of Papers, 1880-1965 [1948-1952]. (Abraham Lincoln President...

Thurber, James, 1894-1961

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Chase, Stuart, 1888-1985

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Van Doren, Dorothy, 1896-1993

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McWilliams, Carey, 1905-1980

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Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971

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Committee for World Development and World Disarmament

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Lovett, Robert Morss, 1870-1956

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White, William Allen, 1868-1944

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American journalist known as the "Sage of Emporia"; owner and editor of the "Emporia Gazette." From the description of Papers of William Allen White, 1890-1940 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837106 Journalist. From the description of Letters, 1889-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644557 Pulitzer Prize-winning Emporia, Kansas, newspaper editor and author. From the description of William Allen White letter...

The Nation

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American friends service committee

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Quaker organization formed to promote peace and reconciliation through its social service and relief programs. From the description of American Friends Service Committee records, 1933-1988 (bulk 1933-1938). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983753 The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was organized in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States. A ...

Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965

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Baruch, a financier and public adviser, was a millionaire by the age of thirty thanks to his investments in the stock market. He put his wealth to use in politics and public affairs and became an adviser to Woodrow Wilson, who appointed him chairman of the War Industries Board and a member of the president's war council. After World War I, he took part in the postwar peace conference and later became an adviser to President Roosevelt on defense matters and industrial preparedness for war. After ...

Fischer, Louis, 1896-1970

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Louis Fischer (1896-1970) was an American teacher, lecturer, foreign correspondent, and writer. An expert on the Soviet Union, he wrote a biography of Lenin as well as one of Mahatama Gandhi. From the guide to the Louis Fischer papers, ca. 1909-1950, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Journalist; author and editor of numerous articles and books about the Soviet Union published from 1917-1969: Four of his books are: Gandhi and Stalin, Men and Po...

Gruening, Ernest, 1887-1974

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Alaska Governor, 1939-1953, who supported statehood ; U.S. Senator, 1959-1968, who was one of the earliest opponents of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. From the description of Gruening diaries [microform], 1910, 1930-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 42066998 Ernest Gruening was born in New York City, February 6, 1887. He graduated from Harvard College in 1907 and from Harvard Medical School in 1912. He began as a reporter for Boston American in 1912, served as the m...

Boyd-Orr, John, Lord, 1880-

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Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995

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Celler, Emanuel, 1888-1981

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Congressman. From the description of Reminiscences of Emanuel Celler : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481075 Emmanuel Celler was a Representative from New York. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and graduated from Columbia College in 1910 and Law school in 1912. His work in politics began during the first World War as an appeal agent on the draft board. His career in politics continues until 1975, he then returned to pract...

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

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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...

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English economist. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to Sir Percy Bates, 1935 Sept. 25 and Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270497268 British economist. From the description of The economic transition in England : typescript, 1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122645189 John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946), Baron Keynes, economist, was born in Cambridge on 5 June 1883, and educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge. ...

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962), wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was an especially active and visible First Lady who, it was claimed, did more to popularize the Roosevelt administration than any other person or factor. Her innumerable trips across the country and visits to workers and their families did much to promote her as one of the people, a democrat with a small "d." She was the first president's wife to hold White House press conferences, and millions of p...

Straight, Michael

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Committee for a Democratic Spain.

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Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970

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Russell was an English logician and philosopher. Marsh edited Russell's Logic and knowledge: essays 1901-1950 and wrote about Russell. From the guide to the Letters to Robert C. (Robert Charles) Marsh, 1950-1959., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Russell, British philosopher and mathematician and the 3rd Earl Russell. From the description of [Letter, 19]44 Dec. 8, Trinity College, Cambridge [to] Dear Sir / Bertrand Russell. (Smith C...

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) grew out of the International Congress of Women held at The Hague in 1915 and the second congress of the International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace held in Zurich in 1919. The League was active throughout the 1920s in matters of peace and freedom around the world, and sent out a number of "peace missions" in the 1920s and 1930s. In the years preceeding World War II, the WILPF vigorously opposed the Nationalist Socialist reg...

Schultz, Lillie

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Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969

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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...

Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001085.0x000173 German author. From the description of Land of good will : typewritten article signed, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609625 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Bad Tölz, to Herr Fischer, his publisher, 1909 Aug. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270607913 From the description...

Willkie, Wendell 1892-1944.

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Auden, W.H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973

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Wystan Hugh Auden (1907-1973), poet, was born in York, England, on February 21, 1907. He attended Christ Church, Oxford, from 1925-1928, then served as a schoolmaster in various institutions in England and Scotland from 1930 to 1935, including The Downs School in Colwell. In 1935 Auden married Erika Mann, a writer and the daughter of Thomas Mann, so that she could gain British Citizenship and escape Nazi Germany. Although the two never lived together, they remained married until Mann's death in ...

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

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

Burlingham, Charles C. (Charles Culp), 1858-1959

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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....

Jack, Dr. Homer, 1916-

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Wertheim, Maurice, 1886-1950

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

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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...

Gillmore, Inez Haynes, 1873-1970

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A writer, Inez (Haynes) Gillmore Irwin, was active in the women's suffrage movement, the first fiction editor of Max Eastman's periodical, The Masses, one of the original members of the feminist society, Heterodoxy, and a feminist historian. She served in leadership roles in various professional writers' associations and chaired the board of directors of the World Center for Women's Archives. For further information see Notable American Women, the Modern Period. From the description ...

Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958

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Kellogg, editor of the Survey, 1909-1952, and an active social reformer, corresponded with major figures in business, politcs, and welfare, discussing developments in peace movements, New Deal programs, civil liberties, the development of professional social work, and programs to assist dependent members of society. From the guide to the Paul U. Kellogg papers, 1891-1952, (University of Minnesota Libraries. Social Welfare History Archives [swha]) Kellogg, editor of the Surve...

Durr, Clifford J. (Clifford Judkins), 1899-1975

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Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Clifford Judkins Durr : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309732708 From the description of Reminiscences of Clifford Judkins Durr : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122608603 ...

Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973

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Neruda was a Chilean poet, diplomat, and politician. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971. From the description of Pablo Neruda papers concerning Fulgor y muerte de Joaquin Murieta, 1967-1976 (inclusive), 1967 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612769868 From the guide to the Pablo Neruda papers concering Fulgor y muerte de Joaquin Murieta, 1967-1976, bulk 1967., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Poet. ...

Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958

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Historian, feminist, and author. Married historian Charles Beard. From the description of Papers, 1935-1958 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006703 From the description of Letters, 1937-1942 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008676 Beard was an American author and historian. From the description of Correspondence: [1938?]-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155180912 Mary Ritter Bear...

Southern Conference Educational Fund

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Established in 1943 as an educational arm of the Southern Conference for Human Welfare, but became independent in 1944. From the description of Fund records, 1958-1985. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 51484422 The Southern Conference for Human Welfare (SCHW) was formally organized in Birmingham, Alabama in the fall of 1938. It was inspired by the findings of the National Emergency Council's Report on Economic Conditions in the South and by the philosophies of...

Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949

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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 ...

Mills, C.Wright (Charles Wright), 1916-1962

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American sociologist Charles Wright Mills (1916-1962) was born in Waco, Texas. In 1934 he enrolled as an undergraduate at Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College, but one year later transferred to the University of Texas. In Austin he met and married Dorothy Helen Smith. His first published work, Language, Logic and Culture appeared in the American Sociological Review in 1939. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Wisconsin (1942), and worked as a professor of sociology at ...

Eban, Aubrey (later Abba Eban), 1915-

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Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970

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American novelist. From the description of One Man's Initiation, 1917, 1968-1969. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937079 American author, From the description of State of the nation [manuscript], 1944. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647807708 American author. From the description of Screenplay by John Dos Passos [manuscript], 1934 October 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647830975 F...

Maritain, Jacques

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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...

Gannett, Lewis, 1891-

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Ernst, Morris L. (Morris Leopold), 1888-1976

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Contains some correspondence to Dreiser from Ernst's wife, Margaret Ernst. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1928-1937. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155898781 Lawyer. From the description of Papers, 1948-1950. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 162204529 From the description of Reminiscences of Morris Leopold Ernst : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat...

Braden, Anne, 1924-2006

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Journalist, civil rights activist; interviewee married Carl Braden. From the description of Reminiscences of Anne Braden : oral history, 1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721763 Journalist; civil rights activist; interviewee married Carl Braden. From the description of Oral history interview with Anne Braden, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721830 Anne McCarty was born ...

Magnes, Judah Leon, 1877-1948

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American rabbi and communal leader. From the description of Papers, 1910-1918. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 46611785 From the description of Correspondence and reports, 1909-1921 [microform]. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 47747245 From the description of Correspondence and reports, 1912-1919 [microform]. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 47734929 From the description of Correspondence and printed m...

Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947

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Mary Emma Woolley, college professor and President of Mount Holyoke College from 1901-1937, was born on July 13, 1863 in South Norwalk, Connecticut to Joseph Judah Woolley, a Congregational minister, and Mary August Ferris Woolley, a schoolteacher. She attended Mrs. Fannie Augur's school in Meriden, Connecticut until her family moved to Pawtucket, Rhode Island in 1871, when she enrolled in Providence High School. In 1882 she began attending Wheaton Seminary in Norton, Massachusetts, graduating i...

Van Loon, Hendrik Willem, 1882-1944

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Hendrik Willem van Loon was born in Rotterdam, Holland on January 14, 1882. He attended Cornell University, graduating in 1905. In 1906 he married Eliza Ingersoll Bowditch and began working for the Associated Press in New York City, Washington, D.C., Moscow, and Warsaw. His son Henry Bowditch van Loon was born on June 22, 1907, and Gerard Willem van Loon on January 16, 1911. Hendrik van Loon received his Ph.D. from the University of Munich in 1911, and in 1913 his book THE FALL OF THE DUTCH REPU...

Van Arx, Hugo

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Mann, Erika -1969

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Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940

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Jean van Heijenoort was Trotsky's secretary, 1932-1939. From the guide to the Additional papers, 1930-1938 and undated., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Trotsky was a Russian revolutionary and Soviet leader. Sara (Weber) Jacobs was his secretary (June 1933-1934; May 1938-Jan. 1939). From the description of Letters to Sara Weber, 1933-1940. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 81001213 From the guide to the Letters to ...

The Nation Associates

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Norton, William Warder, 1891-1945.

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Murrow, Edward R., 1908-1965

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Edward R. Murrow was born as Egbert Roscoe Murrow on April 25, 1908 near Greensboro, North Carolina. He graduated from Washington State College in 1930 and then served a two-year term as president of the National Student Federation of America. He joined the Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced German Scholars in 1933 and did occasional radio talks. Based on these broadcasts he was hired as director of talks and education for CBS in 1935. In 1934 he married Janet Brewster, a 1933 Mount Holyoke...

Clark, Evans, 1888-1970

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Baldwin, Roger, 1884-

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Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961

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Benjamin Sumner Welles (1892-1961) graduated from Harvard University in 1914 and began his diplomatic career in 1915 as Secretary of the United States Embassy in Tokyo. From 1917 to 1919 he served in a similar post in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was Assistant Chief of the Latin American Affairs Division of the Department of State from 1920 to 1921, and Chief of the Division from 1921 to 1922. From 1922 to 1925, he was Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary to the Dominican Republic, an...