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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...
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...
Biographical NoteI. Bernard Cohen (1914-2003) was a historian of science, best known for his translation of Sir Isaac Newton&'s Principia Mathematica, published in 1972, the first English translation of the work since 1729. His interest in the history of computing manifested itself primarily in his work as an historical consultant to IBM.Cohen earned a BS in mathematics at Harvard University in 1937 and a PhD in the History of Science at Harvard in 1947. He was the first American to receive ...
English natural philosopher and mathematician. From the description of Receipt signed : London?, 1718 May 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612606 From the description of Autograph notes : [n.p.], ca. 1706?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611631 From the description of Document signed : London?, 1704 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612422 Sir Isaac Newton was a mathematician. From the description of Notes on ancient history and ...
Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, reformer and businessman. From the description of Papers of Samuel Milton Jones, 1892-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068120 ...
American journalist and author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Washington, D.C., 23 September 1960, to Joan Peyser, 1960 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992594 Lippmann was an American journalist and author. From the description of Walter Lippmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612206746 From the guide to the Walter Lipmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982., (H...
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...
The Mothers' Study Club, Cambridge, Mass., was organized in 1914 "to promote discussion of subjects of interest to mothers and to secure a better acquaintance among its members." From the guide to the Records, 1914-1967, (Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute) ...
Frances Parsons Davis (later Cohen), author and foreign correspondent, was born on October 28, 1908, in Boston, Mass., the daughter of Philip and Belle S. (Homer) Davis. Her father, a Russian immigrant and protégé of Jane Addams, had graduated from Harvard College in 1903. For many years he was affiliated with the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union; later, he became the director of a settlement house in Boston's North End. FD's mother, a Russian immigrant known to family a...