Paul Blanshard Papers 1912-1979

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Paul Blanshard Papers, 1912-1979

Paul Blanshard Papers 1912-1979

Author and social and religious commentator. Papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks and drafts of articles and books, and other papers, including material concerning his student years at the University of Michigan, as Congregational minister, educational director of the Amalgamated Textile Workers of America, assistant editor of , chief of the New York City Department of Investigations and Accounts under Fiorello La Guardia in the 1930's, economic analyst for the Caribbean Committee of the U.S. State Department during World War II, and free lance writer noted for his observations on the Catholic Church in America and abroad. The Nation

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Caldwell, John T. (John Tyler), 1911-1995

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John T. Caldwell was born in Yazoo City, Mississippi on December 11, 1911. He earned a bachelor of science degree from Mississippi State College (1932), master's degrees from Duke University (1936) and Columbia University (1937) and a doctoral degree in political science from Princeton University (1939) as a Julius Rosenwald Fellow. A political science instructor, Caldwell taught at Holmes Junior College from 1932 to 1936 and Vanderbilt University from 1939 to 1947. He entered the United States ...

Greeley, Dana McLean, 1908-

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Unitarian Universalist minister. Educated at Harvard, S.B. 1931; S.T.B. 1933. Served churches in Lincoln, Mass. and Concord, N.H. (1932-1935); minister at Arlington Street Church, Boston (1935-1958). Secretary, American Unitarian Association (AUA) (1945-1953); president, Unitarian Service Committee (1953-1958); president, AUA (1958-1961). First president of the Unitarian Universalist Association (1961-1969). Minister, First Parish in Concord, Mass. since 1970. From the description of...

Cousins, Norman

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Biography Cousins was born on June 24, 1915 in Union Hill, New Jersey; attended Teachers College, Columbia University; began working at New York post as the education editor, 1934-35; worked at Current history as book reviewer, literary editor, and managing editor, 1935-40; married Eleanor (Ellen) Kopf in 1939; executive editor (1940-42), and editor-in-chief (1942-71) of Saturday Review Of Literature, later known as Saturday Review; editor of...

Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 1899-1977

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University president; interviewee d.1977. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Maynard Hutchins : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740103 American author and University administrator. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : Chicago, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1941 Feb. 4 and Apr. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868116 From the CSDI Collection (Mss 18) descriptio...

America First Committee

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Private organization to promote United States nonintervention in World War II. From the description of America First Committee records, 1940-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868195 ...

Lathrop, John Howland, 1880-1967.

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Unitarian minister. From the description of Reminiscences of John Howland Lathrop : oral history, 1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309736505 In June 1833, forced between choosing a ferry ride to Unitarian services in Manhattan or attending services of a different denomination in Brooklyn where they would be refused communion, a group of ten men (John Frost, Josiah Dow, George Blackburn, William H. Carey, William H. Hale, H...

Dewey, John, 1859-1952

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John Dewey was born on October 20, 1859 in Burlington, Vermont and graduated in 1879 from The University of Vermont. After graduation Dewey taught high school and published in the Journal of Speculative Philosophy. In 1884 Dewey resumed his studies and earned a Ph. D. from John Hopkins University. Although he taught and remained primarily at Columbia University, he also taught or lectured at the University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of California, Imp...

Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006

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Gerald Rudolph Ford, the 38th President of the United States, was born Leslie Lynch King, Jr., the son of Leslie Lynch King and Dorothy Ayer Gardner King, on July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents separated two weeks after his birth, and his mother took him to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to live with her parents. On February 1, 1916, approximately two years after her divorce was final, Dorothy King married Gerald R. Ford, a Grand Rapids paint salesman. The Fords began calling her son Gerald ...

Givens, Willard E. (Willard Earl), 1886-1971

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Educator. From the description of Oral history interview with Willard Earl Givens, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742464 ...

Goldman, Eric Frederick, 1915-1989

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Historian, educator, and author. From the description of Eric Frederick Goldman papers, 1886-1988 (bulk 1940-1970). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983369 Goldman was born June 17, 1915 in Washington, DC; MA (1935), Ph. D (1938), Johns Hopkins Univ.; instructor in history, Johns Hopkins Univ. (1938-41); writer, Time magazine (1941-43); assistant prof. (1943-47), associate prof. (1947-55), and prof. of history (1955-62), Princeton Univ.; special consultant to President Johns...

Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-1984

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Alfred A. Knopf and his wife, Blanche Knopf. From the description of Letters, 1928-1944, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155870929 Publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of Alfred A. Knopf : oral history, 1961. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743309 American publisher. From the description of Typed letters signed (1...

Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps), 1897-1983

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Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Charles Phelps Taft : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528703 Lawyer, protestant lay leader, and mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio; son of U.S. President William H. Taft; died 1983. From the description of Papers, 1816-1983 (bulk 1937-1979). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70937872 Lawyer, Protestant lay leader, and mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio. Son of U.S. Pres...

MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-

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MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitizer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard. From the guide to the Plays, 1957-1968., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor of Rhetoric...

Poling, Daniel A. (Daniel Alfred), 1884-1968

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Weeks, Edward Augustus, 1898-

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Birkhead, L. M. (Leon Milton), 1885-1954

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National director of Friends of Democracy, of which organization Burt served on the national committee. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1947-1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122381794 ...

Dickinson, Robert Latou, 1861-1950

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Robert Latou Dickinson, 1861-1950, MD, 1882, Long Island College Hospital, was a gynecologist and obstetrician at Brooklyn Hospital and also taught at Long Island College Hospital. Dickinson served as secretary to the National Committee on Maternal Health, senior vice-president of Planned Parenthood Federation, president of the Euthanasia Society, and was president of the American Gynecological Society and New York Obstetrical Society. In addition to research on obstetrics and diseases of women,...

Hartman, Carl G. (Carl Gottfried), 1879-1968

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The first person to receive a PhD from the University of Texas at Austin (UT), Dr. Carl Gottfried Hartman (1879-1968) graduated in 1915 with a focus in zoology. He previously served as superintendent of Travis County schools (1904-1909) and taught at the Sam Houston State Teachers College in Huntsville (1909-1912). Hartman taught at UT until 1925, when he became a research associate in the Laboratory of Embryology of the Carnegie Institute at Johns Hopkins Medical School. In 1941, he joined the ...

Gibson, Ernest W., 1901-1969

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Blanshard, Brand, 1892-1987

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Brand Blanshard was born in Ohio in 1892. He received a B.A. degree from the University of Michigan in 1914, a master's degree from Columbia University in 1918, a B. Sci. from Oxford in 1920, and a doctorate from Harvard in 1921. Blanshard taught philosophy at the University of Michigan (1921-1925), Swarthmore College (1925-1945), and Yale University (1945-1961, emeritus 1961-1987). He was one of the nation's leading rational philosophers and wrote more than 300 books and articles. Brand Blansha...

Douglas, Emily.

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Amory, Cleveland.

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Dawson, Joseph Martin, 1879-

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Southern Baptist clergyman, Christian statesman, and denominational leader. Served as Executive Director of the Baptist Joint Committee on Public Affairs from 1946-1953. From the description of Collection, 1935-1954. (Hudson Valley Community College). WorldCat record id: 60931162 ...

Cowley, W. H. (William Harold), 1899-1978

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William Harold (Hal) Cowley was born in Petersburg, Virginia, May 28, 1899; received degrees from Dartmouth College (1924) and University of Chicago (Ph.D. in 1930). He held various administrative positions in the field of higher education (Assistant to the President and Head of Placement Services at the University of Chicago (1927-1929), professor of psychology at Ohio State (1931-1937); President of Hamilton College (1938-1944); professor of higher education at Stanford (1945-1978). In 1954 he...

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...

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...

Society for the Prevention of Crime.

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Henry, Carl F.H. (Carl Ferdinand Howard), 1913-2003

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Carl French Henry, 1867-1929, was a Universalist minister who pastored the Throop Memorial Universalist Church in Pasadena, California, 1915-1929. He was married to Rena M. Henry and they had one child, a daughter, Helen Henry. From the description of Carl French Henry collection, 1892-1957. (Graduate Theological Union). WorldCat record id: 52526433 Evangelical Protestant theologian, professor and author; born January 22, 1913, in New York City, earned undergraduate degree a...

Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977

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Author, editor, and journalist. From the description of Papers of Bruce Bliven, 1953-1968. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148793561 Editor of the New Republic, writer, and lecturer. From the description of Bruce Bliven papers, 1906-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122571477 Editor of the New Republic, writer, and lecturer. Bliven, born 27 July 1889, received his b.a. in English from Stanford University in 1911. He died 6 May 1977...

Poteat, Edwin McNeill, 1892-1955

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Baptist preacher, teacher, and missionary in China, 1917-1929, author, president of Colgate-Rochester Divinity School, 1944-1948, and pastor at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, Raleigh, N.C., 1929-1937 and 1948-1955, and at Euclid Avenue Baptist Church, Cleveland, Ohio, 1937-1944. From the description of Edwin McNeill Poteat papers, 1925-1956. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 26380356 Edwin McNeill Poteat (1892-1955) was a Baptist preacher, teacher, and missionar...

Lyons, Louis, 1897-

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Terman, Lewis M. (Lewis Madison), 1877-1956

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Lewis Madison Terman was a professor of psychology at Stanford from 1916 to 1956 (emeritus 1942-1956). He was a member of numerous national education, psychology and science organizations and was the author or co-author of a number of books. Terman was born in Johnson County, Indiana, January 15, 1877. He received an A.B. and A.M. from Indiana University and his Ph.D. from Clark University. He died December 21, 1956. From the description of Lewis Madison Terman papers, 1910-1959. (Un...

Lee, Alfred McClung, 1906-....

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Bain, Read, 1892-

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Professor of sociology at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio; vice-president, 1944, of the American Sociological Society; editor-in-chief, 1938-1942, of the A̲m̲e̲r̲i̲c̲a̲n̲ ̲S̲o̲c̲i̲o̲l̲o̲g̲i̲c̲a̲l̲ ̲R̲e̲v̲i̲e̲w̲; president of the Sociological Research Association, 1945; and poetry editor of T̲h̲e̲ ̲H̲u̲m̲a̲n̲i̲s̲t̲, 1953-1957. From the description of Read Bain papers, 1893-1972. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418341 ...

Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990

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Stout, Rex, 1886-1975

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American author. From the description of Rex Stout papers, 1941-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122445522 Author and novelist. Stout was born in Noblesville, Indiana. He went to school in Kansas and later began to write detective stories. His characters Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodman became famous. From 1940-1970 Stout was active in a number of literary and political organizations. From the description of Judson Council Sapp - Rex Sto...

Douglas, Paul, 1892-1976

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Howard Douglas : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309732848 From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Howard Douglas : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527416 U.S. Senator (Democrat, Illinois). From the description of Paul H. Douglas papers, 1932-1971. (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat ...

Mackay, John Alexander, 1889-1983

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Chambers, David Laurance, 1879-1963

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Muste, A. J. (Abraham John), 1885-1967

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Clergyman, pacifist. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham John Muste : oral history, 1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309741542 From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham John Muste : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122681124 A.J. Muste (1885-1967). Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919. When he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrenc...

Benson, Ezra Taft

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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture under Eisenhower, apostle and later president of the LDS church. From the description of Speeches, 1966-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122462756 Ezra Taft Benson was United States Secretary of Agriculture January 21, 1953 – January 20, 1961. From the guide to the AV 14 Ezra Taft Benson U. S. Secretary of Agriculture audio recordings collection 1954-1977 (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Church History Library) ...

Fischer, John, 1910 April 27-

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John Fischer was a long-time editor and essayist at Harper's Magazine, whose edited works include Humor from Harper's [1961]. He also authored Why They Behave like Russian [1947]; Master Plan U.S.A., an Informal Report on America's Foreign Policy and the Men who Make It [1951]; The Stupidity Problem, and other Harassments [1964]; Vital signs, U.S.A. [1975]; From the High Plains (1978); and Six in the Easy Chair [1973]. From the guide to the John Fischer Letter (MS 196), 1957, (Univer...

Miller, Clyde R. (Clyde Raymond), 1888-1958

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Viereck, Peter, 1916-2006

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Peter Viereck (1916-2006) was an American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, and a professor of history at Mount Holyoke College. From the guide to the Peter Viereck Manuscripts, 1963-1965, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Peter Viereck is an accomplished American poet, historian, and scholar. His verse features a unique gift for rhyme, lyricism, and an almost metaphysical infatuation with ideas. His combination of traditional forms with intelle...

Clothier, Florence, 1903-

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Mencken, H.L.

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Henry Louis Mencken [manuscript] 1935-56. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647952438 American journalist. From the description of Letter, [1924?] Jan. 9, New York, to Perry Walton. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904324 Editor and satirist. From the description of Papers of H. L. Mencken [manuscript] 1912-1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976...

Rice, Paul North, 1888-1967

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Saxe, Karl, 1892-

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Chalmers, Allan Knight, 1897-

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Ad Hoc Committee to Lift Ban on The Nation.

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Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975

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English biologist. From the description of Typed letter signed : London, to Mr. Heineman, 1928 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555836 British biologist, philosopher, and popularizer of science; b. Julian Sorell Huxley. From the description of Papers, 1899-1980. (Rice University). WorldCat record id: 86118827 From the description of Julian Sorell Huxley papers, 1899-1980. (Rice University). WorldCat record id: 28418189 Jul...

Lee, Jennie, 1904-....

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Epithet: politician Title: Baroness Lee of Asheridge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x00012f ...

Bennett, John C. (John Coleman), 1902-1995

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United Church of Christ (Congregational) minister, theologian, Christian ethicist, ecumenist, and Union Theological Seminary president. From the description of John Coleman Bennett papers, 1928-1995. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122482578 ...

Vallee, Rudy, 1901-

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Institute of Ethnic Affairs.

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University of Michigan.

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Outside of museum holdings, no comprehensive survey and inventory of campus artwork had been attempted since 1937. With support from the Michigan Commission on Art in Public Places, 1,076 items were inventoried during 1988-1990. Additional inventory work was undertaken in 1997-1998 for risk management purposed, but generated little new information. From the description of Inventory of University of Michigan-owned art, 1988-1990, 1997-1998. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id...

Brown, Francis, 1903-1995

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League for Fair Play.

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Freethinkers of America

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Stuber, Stanley I. (Stanley Irving), 1903-1985

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Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966

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Gannett was a journalist and author. For many years he wrote the daily book review column for the New York Herald Tribune. From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1936-1965. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83299885 From the description of Papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive), 1900-1965 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122335947 From the description of Correspondence and compositions, 1957-1965. (Harvard University). WorldCat ...

Kunstler, William M. (William Moses), 1919-1995

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Keep America Out of War Congress

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The Keep America Out of War Congress (KAOWC) was officially founded at a rally held on March 6, 1938, in the New York Hippodrome. The host and sponsor was the Socialist Party, and the chairman, veteran pacifist reformer Oswald Garrison Villard. Speakers included Robert M. LaFollette Jr., socialist leader Norman Thomas and columnist John T. Flynn. The national platform called for withdrawal from such 'imperialist' involvement as the stationing of American ships and marines in China's...

Argoff, Charles, 1902-

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Beacon Press

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The Beacon Press, a department of the Unitarian Universalist Association, traces its beginnings to 1854 when the American Unitarian Association raised $50,000 for a Book Fund Project. The AUA "issued an urgent call for liberal works that would meet the spiritual needs of the age." Until 1950, the strength of the Press was in history, biography, and a locus in religious thought and religious freedom. Melvin Arnold became the director of the Press in the late 1940s, and he transformed it into a wi...

Raines, Richard Campbell, 1898-

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Peale, Norman Vincent, 1898-1993

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Peale was licensed and ordained in 1922 by the Methodist Church. He held a pastorate at Marble Collegiate Church in New York City from 1932-1984. He wrote many books, perhaps his most popular being the 1952 "Power of Positive Thinking." Peale's ideology of positive thinking won him worldwide acclaim. From the description of Papers, 1936-1975. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat record id: 30451926 Dr. Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993) wa...

Lewis, Anthony, 1927-2013

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Newspaper columnist and author. From the description of Papers of Anthony Lewis, 1941-1975 (bulk 1963-1974). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132103 ...

O'Dwyer, William, 1890-1964

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Mayor, politician. From the description of Reminiscences of William O'Dwyer : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122608822 ...

Pike, James A. (James Albert), 1913-1969 (Spirit)

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James Albert Pike (1913-1969) was an American clergyman, lawyer, and author. He wrote and spoke extensively on the church and social problems, Christian and legal ethics, pastoral psychology, psychical research, and spiritualism. Pike was born February 14th, 1913 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to James A. Pike and Pearl Agatha Wimsatt Pike. After his father died he moved to California with his mother where he graduated from Hollywood High School in 1930 and attended the Sant...

O'Gara, James Vincent, 1918-

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Americans United for Separation of Church and State

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Americans United for the Separation of Church and State was founded in 1947 as Protestants and Other Americans United for Separation of Church and State. The organization is non-profit, non-partisan, and non-sectarian, and is dedicated to religious freedom and the firm separation of church and state. Americans United works to educate legislators and the public on issues of religious liberty and has more than sixty local chapters throughout the country. Under the aegis of Projec...

Axtelle, George E. (George Edward), 1893-1974

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George E. Axtelle was born in Crandall, Texas, November 28, 1893. He was a professor of Education at Northwestern (1935-1942) and New York University (1945-1959). Then he was a professor of education and philosophy at Southern Illinois University from 1959 until 1974. He served as Director of the John Dewey Project at Southern Illinois University, and "engaged in the editing and publication of the collected works of John Dewey". From the description of George E. Axtelle papers, 1959-...

Yerkes, Robert Mearns, 1876-1956

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Robert Mearns Yerkes was an animal psychologist; he became a member of the American Philosophical Society, 1936. From the guide to the Testament: the scientific way, n.d., n.d., (American Philosophical Society) 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) Psychologist. From the description o...

American Jewish Committee

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Founded in 1906 to safeguard the rights of Jews and to alleviate the consequences of persecution or disaster affecting them at home or abroad. ...

Evans, Bergen, 1904-

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Professor of English, Northwestern University, 1932-1974; short-story writer; radio/tv game show panelist; faculty member, Famous Writers' School; co-author, The Dictionary of Contemporary American Usage (1957). From the description of Bergan Evans Papers, 1921-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122605099 Bergen Baldwin Evans was born on September 19, 1904 in Franklin, Ohio, the third child of Rice Kemper and Louise Cass Evans' six children. Evans joined the f...

Post-War World Council

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Bowie, Walter Russell, 1882-1969

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Clergymen, author, classmate of FDR at Harvard. From the description of Correspondence, 1931-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155521776 American Episcopal theologian. From the description of Letter : to Dr. L. D. Carman, 1934 Mar. 20. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122601947 ...

Bennett, Wallace F. (Wallace Foster), 1898-1993

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Wallace F. Bennett (1898-1993) was a U.S. Senator from Utah. From the description of Oral history interview with Wallace F. Bennett, 1976 October 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 365146323 United States Senator from Utah and member of the Republican party. Member of the Mormon Church, author, and businessman. From the description of Wallace F. Bennett papers, 1950-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367397097 Wallace F. Bennett (1898-1993) was a Mormo...

Affiliated Summer Schools for Women Workers in Industry.

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Arnold, Melvin Luxton, 1913-

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McGraw, Harold Whittlesey, 1918-

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Publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold Whittlesey McGraw, Jr. : oral history, 1973. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122441076 From the description of Reminiscences of Harold Whittlesey McGraw, Jr. : oral history, 1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122608711 Publishing executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold Whittlesey McGraw, Jr. : oral history...

Biddle, Francis, 1886-1968

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Francis Beverley Biddle (1886-1968) was a graduate of Groton and Harvard. After Harvard Law School he served for one year as secretary to Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. A practicing attorney in Philadelphia for twenty-five years, Biddle was named the first chairman of the National Labor Relations Board in 1934, filling the post for one year. In 1939, Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed him judge of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. In 1940, he was appointed Solicitor General of the U...

International Planned Parenthood Federation.

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Gallup, George, 1901-1984

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Public opinion statistician, pollster; interviewee d. 1984. From the description of Reminiscences of George Horace Gallup : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451948 Statistician and author. From the description of George Horace Gallup papers, 1936-1979 (bulk 1960-1979). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78924065 Public opinion statistician, pollster. From the description of Reminiscences of...

Hechinger, Fred M.

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Chronology 1920 July 7 Born, Nuremberg, Germany 1943 Naturalized; A.B., City College, New York 1944 1946 Member, Office of Military Attaché, American Embassy, and with British War Office ...

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

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Methodist clergyman and theologian. From the description of Papers of G. Bromley Oxnam, 1823-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452145 Biographical Note 1891, Aug. 14 Born, Sonora, Calif. 1913 A.B., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif. ...

Sulzberger, Arthur Hays, 1891-1968

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Publisher and President of the New York Times Company. From the description of Papers, 1935-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155540220 ...

Lodge, John Davis, 1903-1985

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John Davis Lodge (1903- ): governor of Connecticut, 1951-1955. From the description of John Davis Lodge papers, 1950, [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702690871 American politician and diplomat; United States representative from Connecticut, 1947-1951; governor of Connecticut, 1951-1955; ambassador to Spain, 1955-1961, Argentina, 1969-1974, and Switzerland, 1983-1985. From the description of John Davis Lodge papers, 1889-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat recor...

Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967

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Editor, publisher, and philanthropist. From the description of Henry Robinson Luce papers, 1917-1967 (bulk 1945-1967). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979868 Epithet: American publisher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000705.0x0000d4 Biographical Note 1898, Apr. 3 Born, Shantung Provi...

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...

Pitkin, Walter B., 1878-1953

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Psychologist and writer from Michigan. Pitkin did graduate work at the Sorbonne, University of Berlin, etc. and several of these letters are from this period. On the Faculty at Columbia as lecturer in psychology, 1905-1909, professor of journalism, 1912-1943, on the editorial staff of the Encyclopedia Britannica, and New York Tribune and other papers, he was also the author of a number of books. From the description of Correspondence, 1897-1959. (Columbia Uni...

Conference for Progressive Labor Action

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Flynn, John T., 1882-1964

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John T. Flynn (1882-1964) was a newspaperman, essayist, radio commentator, biographer, and author of books on current affairs. He wrote for a wide variety of periodicals ranging from Harpers to the National Review. From 1940 he was one of the most literate and influential spokesmen among those who saw current events as evidence of a socialistic or communistic conspiracy in politics, religion, economics and communications. Among the many correspondents Flynn cultivated during his career was Burto...

Aiken, George D. (George David), 1892-1984

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American. From the guide to the George D. Aiken letter to Leo M. J. Manglaviti, 1972, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of George David Aiken : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451163 U.S. senator from and governor of Vermont. From the description of George D. Aiken proclamation, 1937. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

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...

Cogley, John.

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Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969

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Journalist. From the description of Papers of Drew Pearson, 1947-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74986025 Andrew Russell "Drew" Pearson (1897-1969) was a journalist who traveled extensively as a foreign correspondent for several newspapers, including the Baltimore Sun. In 1931, Pearson and Robert S. Allen anonymously co-authored a book entitled Washington Merry-Go-Round, with gossip about the Washington, D.C. higher-ups, President Herbert Hoover, and Congress. In 1932, ...

Sorensen, Theodore C.

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Matthews, Herbert Lionel, 1900-

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American journalist and author. From the description of Herbert L. Matthews Collection, 1929-1949. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122640587 From the description of Herbert Lionel Matthews papers, 1961-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867344 Herbert Matthews worked as a journalist for the New York Times for 45 years. Starting as a secretary in the business office, Matthews rose t...

James, Edwin Leland, 1890-1951.

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New York (N.Y.). City Affairs Committee.

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Hays, Arthur Garfield, 1881-1954

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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...

Latham, Harold Strong, 1887-

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Lord, John Wesley, 1903-

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Lasker, Bruno, 1880-1965

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Social researcher; sociologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Bruno Lasker : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309736528 Social researcher, sociologist. From the description of Bruno Lasker papers, [ca. 1934-1941]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937703 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Writer, social worker. Lasker was born in Hamburg, Germany, July 21, 1880, resided in England, 1901-19...

Green, William, 1870-1952

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Ohio district president of the United Mine Workers of America; Democratic senator in Ohio General Assembly; AFL president. From the description of William Green papers [microform], 1891-1952. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 45840057 ...

Thayer, Walter N. (Walter Nelson), 1910-1989

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Walter Nelson Thayer (1910-1989), lawyer, investment and communications company executive, was president of the New York Herald Tribune from 1961 to 1965; director and president of the International Herald Tribune from 1973 to 1989; and senior partner of WHITCOM Investment Company from 1967 to 1989. From the description of Thayer, Walter N. (Walter Nelson), 1910-1989 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10610760 Lawyer, banker. From the desc...

League for Industrial Democracy.

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The League for Industrial Democracy (LID) was founded in 1905 as the Intercollegiate Socialist Society by democratic socialist intellectuals to bring "education for the new social order" to the nation's campuses, but its name was changed in 1920 to broaden appeal and better reflect aims of social ownership and democratic control of industry. In 1922 Norman Thomas (1884-1968; later the Socialist Party's head and presidential candidate) joined Harry W. Laidler as Co-Director. LID campaigned throug...

Kennedy John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Kirchwey, Freda

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Journalist (Barnard, B.A., 1915), Kirchwey was editor and publisher of The Nation (1937-1955). From the description of Papers, 1871-1972 (inclusive), 1937-1971 (bulk) [microform]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006694 Journalist (Barnard, B.A., 1915), Kirchwey (1893-1976) was editor and publisher of the Nation. She was one of four children born to George Washington and Dora Child (Wendell) Kirchwey; in 1915 she married Evans Clark, director of the Twentieth Cen...

Wylie, Philip, 1902-1971

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Philip Gordon Wylie was born in Beverly, Mass. In 1902. He attended Princeton University during 1920-1923. A writer of fiction and nonfiction, his output included hundreds of short stories, articles, serials, syndicated newspaper columns, novels and works of social criticism. He also wrote screenplays while in Hollywood, was an editor for Farrar & Rinehart, served on the Dade County (Fla.) Defense Council, was a director of the Lerner Marine Laboratory, and at one time was a special advisor ...

Whitaker, Arthur Preston, 1895-1979

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Kallen, Horace Meyer, 1882-1974

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Jewish American philosopher and author; friend and pupil of William James. From the description of H.M. Kallen letter to [Harry?] Salpeter, 1918 November 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 76924359 From the description of H. M. Kallen letter to [Harry?] Salpeter [manuscript], 1918 November 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999274 Philosopher and educator. From the description of Autograph letters signed (13) and autograph ...

Taussig, Charles William, 1896-1948

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Charles W. Taussig was the chairman of the board of Sucrest Corp., New York, New York. He authored two books on the history of the sugar industry. From the description of Charles William Taussig collection, 1667-1922. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 244442986 Charles W. Taussig (1896-1948) was President of the American Molasses Company in 1933, when he became one of the original members of the "brains trust." From 1935 to 1934, he served as Chairman of the ...

Blanshard, Mary Hillyer, d. 1965

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Fairchild, Henry Pratt, 1880-1956

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Epithet: Professor of New York University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000296.0x000382 ...

Brameld, Theodore, 1904-1987

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Wakefield, Sherman Day, 1894-1971

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Bartlett, Harley Harris, 1886-1960

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Professor of botany and director of the Botanical Gardens at the University of Michigan. From the description of Harley Harris Bartlett papers, 1909-1960. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420953 An expert in tropical botany with wide-ranging interests, Harley Harris Bartlett was born at Anaconda, Montana, on March 9, 1886. After studying chemistry at Harvard (A.B., 1908), Bartlett accepted a position as a chemical biologist with the Bureau of Plan...

Kirstein, George G.

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Collier, John, 1884-1968

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Collier was U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs from 1933 to 1945. From the description of John Collier papers, 1932-1936, [microform] (Santa Fe Public Library). WorldCat record id: 38520724 Zitkala is the Indian name for Gertrude Bonnin, 1876-1938. From the guide to the National Council of American Indians records, 1926-1938, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) John Collier was born on May 4, 1884 in Atlanta, Georgia. He served as editor of the journal o...

Burdett, Winston, 1913-1993

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American genetic association

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Ulich, Robert, 1890-

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