Papers, 1851-1958

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Papers, 1851-1958

Papers, 1851-1958

Correspondence, diary, articles, speeches, etc., of H. B. (Harriet Burton) Laidlaw, teacher and writer.

10 file boxes, 4 folio, 1 folio+, and 2 oversize folders

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National American Woman Suffrage Association

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Florence Kelley was an activist, lawyer, and sociologist who worked at the vanguard of urban and social reform movements in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and headed the National Consumers' League for thirty-four years. From the description of Florence Kelley papers, 1836-1932 (bulk 1881-1932). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 85856966 Florence Kelley (A.B., Cornell, 1882) was born in Philadelphia. In 1884 she married Lazare Wischnewetzky; t...

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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...

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Harriet Burton Laidlaw, suffragist, social and civic reformer, and internationalist, was born on December 16, 1873, in Albany, N.Y., the daughter of Alice Davenport (Wright) and George Davidson Burton. HBL attended public school in Albany, and earned both Bachelor (1895) and Master (1896) of Pedagogy degrees from Albany Normal College. After graduation she moved to New York City, taught in the public schools, and in 1902 earned degrees from Barnard College (A.B.) and Illinois Wesley...

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481372 Dean of Barnard College, 1911-1947. From the description of Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve papers, 1898-1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 472459635 Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve served as Dean of Barnard College from 1911-1947. A grad...

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Hepburn, Katharine Houghton, 1878-1951

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Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison), 1874-1960

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Epithet: philanthropist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x000032 Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system,...

Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950

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Educator, peace worker, campaigner for women's rights; active in the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom; participant in the Henry Ford Peace Expedition. From the description of Collection, 1911-1950. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 26945072 ...

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

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W. E. B. Du Bois was an American sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor. Educated at Fisk University, he did graduate work at the University of Berlin and Harvard, where he was the first African American to earn a doctorate. Du Bois became a professor of history, sociology and economics at Atlanta University. Due to his contributions in the African-American community he was seen as a member of a Black elite that supported some aspects ...

Tuttle, Florence Guertin, 1869-1951

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Florence and Frank Tuttle in Palm Beach, FL, circa 1909 Florence Guertin Tuttle was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1869 to Lucy Henry, a descendent of Patrick Henry, and Pierre Guertin, a merchant and French-Canadian immigrant. Educated at a small private school, the Nassau Institute, Guertin was an avid reader and a prolific writer of poems and stories. As a young adult, Guertin was involved in one of the first women's clubs, the Avitas Club, where she was exposed to sp...

Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938

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George Foster Peabody, banker and philanthropist, was born in Columbus, Ga. in 1852 and died in Warm Springs, Ga. in 1938. He was the son of George Henry and Elvira Canfield Peabody and husband of Katrina N. Trask. From the description of Cherokee Indian language letters, 1907. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 259719021 Banker and philanthropist. From the description of Papers of George Foster Peabody, 1894-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 8410865...

Trask, Katrina, 1853-1922

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Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924

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English writer, noted for children's stories. From the description of Papers of Frances Hodgson Burnett [manuscript], 1889-1914. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647835018 English writer who resided in the United States, noted children's author. From the description of Letter [manuscript], Maytham Hall, Rolvenden, Kent, to Richard Watson Gilder, 1906 September 6. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647836929 From the description of...

Citizens Union of the City of New York

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Reinhardt, Aurelia Henry, 1877-1948

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President, Mills College. From the description of Aurelia Henry Reinhardt letters, 1917-1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122552878 Biographical Note Aurelia Henry Reinhardt, educator and social activist, was born in San Francisco in1877. Her career began in California and she never strayed far from her native soil nor lost what many came to refer to as her characteristic Western qualities: energy, expansiveness, and a...

Owens, Helen Brewster, 1881-1968.

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Suffragist and mathematician, Helen Barten (Brewster) Owens in 1910 received her Ph.D. in mathematics from Cornell University, where her husband, Frederick William Owens, was a professor of mathematics. She served as chair of the Resolutions Committee for the New York State Woman Suffrage Association (1910), organized the College Equal Suffrage League at Cornell (1911) and was a paid organizer and chair of the Sixth Judicial District for the Empire State Campaign Committee (1913-1916). She also ...

Brown, Gertrude Foster, 1867-1956

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Holt, Hamilton

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Hurst, Fannie

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American author, lecturer, and commentator. From the description of Papers, ca. 1910s-1965. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122547416 American author; prominent in philanthropic and civic affairs. From the description of Papers, 1913-1968. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 28419697 Hurst expressed her reformist views on the rights of women, homosexuals, and Europe...

Burns, Lucy, 1879-1966

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Allen, Florence Ellinwood, 1884-1966

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Lawyer and judge, of Cleveland, Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1856-1967, bulk 1901-1967. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 17937526 First woman lawyer to be appointed to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, for the 6th circuit, 1934, Allen (1884-1966) had been a judge of the Supreme Court of Ohio, and earlier, judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1921-1958 (inclusive). (Harvard Universi...

Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947

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Epithet: President of Columbia University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x000180 Butler was a philosopher, diplomat, and educator; president of Columbia University from 1901-1942. From the description of Nicholas Murray Butler letter, 1942 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777002021 President of Columbia University. From the description of Letters to F.W. Wile and...

New York State Woman Suffrage Association

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Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919

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Anna Howard Shaw (February 14, 1847 – July 2, 1919) was a leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States. She was also a physician and one of the first ordained female Methodist ministers in the United States. Born in northern England in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1847, her family left England and immigrated to the United States. In their new country, the Shaws made several moves. After settling in the bustling port city of New Bedford, Massachusetts, they uprooted again, this time ...

Rohde, Ruth (Bryan) Owen, 1885-1954

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Women's Non-Partisan Committee for the League of Nations.

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Ryan, Agnes E., 1878-1954

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Ryan was managing editor of the Woman's Journal, 1910-1917, at which time she and her husband, Henry Bailey Stevens, moved to Durham, NH, where she did freelance writing and pursued her interests in peace, non-violence, and vegetarianism. From the description of Papers, 1904-1955 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122583279 ...

Ohio Equal Franchise Association.

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von Staden, Margaret

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Hale, Beatrice Forbes-Robertson, 1883-

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William Gardner Hale (1849-1928) was a noted classical scholar and professor of Latin at the University of Chicago, best known for his work on the poet Catullus and Latin grammar. Hale was born to a New England family in Savannah, Georgia in 1849. He earned his undergraduate degree at Harvard in 1870 and continued his philosophical education there and in Leipzig and Göttingen, Germany. He taught Latin at Cornell from 1880-1892, and then at the University of Chicago from ...

Women's Political Union.

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Reid, Helen Rogers, 1882-1970

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Helen Rogers Reid was the first woman chair of Barnard's Board of Trustees. She served from 1947-1956 when she was made a trustee emeritus. Reid Hall on the Barnard campus is named for her. Reid Hall, in Paris, was established by Elizabeth Mills Reid, mother-in-law of Helen Rogers Reid, as a club for American women artists and intellectuals in 1893. By 1922, through the efforts of Helen Rogers Reid and Virginia Gildersleeve, it had become a residence for American university women and a center fo...

Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies

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The Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies was founded in May, 1940, by William Allen White and Clark M. Eichelberger in order to mobilize American support against the Axis powers before the entry of the United States into World War II. The organization was dissolved in January, 1942. From the description of Records of the Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies, 1940-1942. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 84433568 The Committee to Defen...

Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960

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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,...

Dreier, Ethel Eyre (Valentine), 1872-1958

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International Language Association.

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