Papers of Mary Ritter Beard, 1935-1958

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Papers of Mary Ritter Beard, 1935-1958

1935-1958

Correspondence, articles, etc., of Mary Ritter Beard, historian, feminist, and author.

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Marshall, Helen E. (Helen Edith)

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Cushman, Nancy (Cox) McCormack, 1885-1967

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Jones, Gwladys Webster, 1891-

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Holden, Miriam (Young), 1893-

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Hinckley, Georgiana Ames

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Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944

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Miller, Alice Duer, 1874-1942

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Roebling, Mary G. 1905-1994

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KneuBuhl, Emily, 1883-

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Park, Alice, 1861-1961

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Hurst, Fannie

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Schiff, Dorothy, 1903-

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Scudder, Vida-Dutton, 1861-1954

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Kathryn Gladys Heath was assistant director for international educational relations for the U.S. Office of Education in the late 1950s. For biographical information, see Who's Who of American Women, 1958-1959. From the description of Cartoons, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122557634 ...

Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945

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American novelist. From the description of Letter, 1940 Apr. 25, Richmond, Va., to John W. Garley, Bayonne, N.J. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647808544 From the description of Letters to James J. Murray [manuscript], 1939-1943. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812081 American author. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: Richmond, Va., to Dr. Kenneth Wood, 1942 December 14. (University of Virginia). W...

Anderson, Mary, 1859-1940

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Shakespearean actress. From the description of Mary Anderson : miscellaneous papers, 1898-1936 bulk (1898-1904). (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46719324 British actress. From the description of Letters : Broadway, [England], to Laurence Housman, 1902 Apr. 5 and 1934 July 17. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25311111 American stage actress. Mary Anderson is the stage name of Mary Anderson De Navarro. From the des...

Blair, Emily Newell, 1877-

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Emily Newell Blair was a suffragist, feminist, Democratic Party official, mother and writer. During World War I she worked in the press department of the Missouri Woman's Committee of the Council of National Defense, eventually becoming vice chair. Representing Missouri on the Democratic National Committee, Blair was chosen national vice chair responsible for organizing women voters and women's activities, and eventually rose to first vice president, organized 2,000 plus Democratic women's clubs...

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Epithet: of Washington DC British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000296.0x000308 Juliet Rublee, autographed to Margaret Sanger (from Margaret Sanger Papers), undated Birth control advocate; Pacifist; Feminist. Juliet Barrett eas born in Chicago in 1875. She attended Miss Porter's School in Farmington, CT; she married George Rublee, lawyer and political advisor to Dwight Morrow and later a Wil...

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Miller, Izetta Jewel Kenney Brown, 1883-

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Miller began a stage career at 14 and acted with a Washington, D.C., company before her marriage in 1914. She was later involved in the suffrage movement and was one of the first women to run--unsuccessfully--for Congress (1922). She was the first woman to second the nomination of a candidate at a Presidential convention (John W. Davis in 1920), and the first woman to appear in a play on television. Her daughter and granddaughter have also been involved in the theater. From the descr...

Stowe, Lyman Beecher, 1880-1963

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Meyer, Annie Nathan, 1867-1951

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Meyer was a founder of Barnard College and served on the Board of Trustees from 1889 through 1951. The idea for the establishment of New York City's first four-year woman's college was first promoted in "A Memorial Resolution to the Columbia Board of Trustees" written in 1887 by Meyer with the help of Melvil Dewey and Mary Mapes Dodge. This was followed by an article in "The Nation" (Jan. 26, 1888). It was Meyer's idea to name the new school after the late Columbia president, Frederick A. P. Bar...

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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...

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Frysinger, Grace Elizabeth, 1885-1973

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Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950

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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...

Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939

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Edith Abbott was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, in 1876. She received her A.B. from the University of Nebraska in 1901 and her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1905. From 1906 to 1908, she continued post-graduate studies in economics and political science at the University of London. In 1908, Edith returned to Chicago and became a resident of Hull House until 1920. Between 1908 and 1920, she served as Associate Director of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy at the...

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...

Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950

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Founder of the American School Peace League, later renamed the American School Citizenship League. From the description of Collection, 1906-1940. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 26900828 Pacifist, internationalist, author and scholar. An authority on international law and the international aspects of education, Andrews founded the American School Peace League in 1908, which became the American School Citizenship League in 1919. She served as U.S. ...

Sabin, Florence Rena, 1871-1953

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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) Physician and research scientist. Born in Central City, Colorado. Studied at Johns Hopkins Medical School. First woman to become a full professor there. First woman elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Research focused on lymphatic system, blood vessels and cells and tube...

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...

Rinehart, Mary Roberts, 1876-1958

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American fiction writer and playwright. From the description of Questionnaire, [n.d.], from Betty Hogan, Lake Mohawk, N.J. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365006 American author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Sewickley [sic], to Mr. Mitchell, 1916 Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872168 Novelist and playwright. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 3643...

Brown, Mary Milbank

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Thurman, Sue Bailey

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Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

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Anson Phelps Stokes was born on April 13, 1874, in New Brighton, Staten Island, New York. He received degrees from Yale University (B.A., 1896) and the Episcopal Theological School (B.D., 1900). He served as Secretary of Yale University (1899-1921) and was active on several University committees and organizations. Phelps also served as Canon of the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, Washington, D.C. (1924-1939) and was active on a variety of educational commissions and as a trustee of the Phel...

Sedges, John, 1892-1973

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Gilbreth, Lillian Moller, 1878-1972

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Frank Bunker Gilbreth had no formal education beyond high school but he rose from bricklayer, to building contractor, to management engineer in a few short years. He and his wife Lillian Moller Gilbreth collaborated to develop ways to increase output of workers in manufacturing and clerical positions, as pioneers in the field of industrial engineering. They often used their large family as guinea pigs for their experiments, which are lovingly detailed in the 1948 book “Cheaper by the Dozen.” Pur...

Hirth, Emma P., ? -1951

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Internationaal Archief voor de Vrouwenbeweging

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