Henry Carter Adams Papers 1964-1924

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Henry Carter Adams Papers, 1964-1924

Henry Carter Adams Papers 1964-1924

Professor of economics at University of Michigan, 1880-1921, statistician for the Interstate Commerce Commission, 1887-1911, developed standard accounting procedures for railroads. Papers include personal and professional correspondence, diaries, travel journals, drafts of books, letter books, reports and printed materials concerning his work with the Interstate Commerce Commission, his activities as an expert witness in railroad compensation and tax cases, and University of Michigan affairs.

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Elizabeth Adams

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Pullman Company

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York County, Pa., plant, which produced automobiles, also known as Pullman Motor Car Company. From the description of Records, 1903-1999. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70974944 Manufacturer of railroad sleeping and passenger cars founded by George M. Pullman; incorporated in 1867 as Pullman's Palace Car Company; name changed to Pullman Company in 1899; Pullman Incorporated formed 1927 with Pullman Company and Pullman Car & Manufacturing Corp., becoming its principal sub...

Smith, Henry C. (Henry Cassorte), 1856-1911

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Gray, John H. (John Henry), 1859-1946

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Hutchins, Harry B. (Harry Burns), 1847-1930

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Professor of law and president of the University of Michigan. From the description of Harry Burns Hutchins papers, 1879-1930. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423004 Harry Burns Hutchins was born in Lisbon, N.H., in 1847 and received his preparatory education in the east. However, from the time he entered the University of Michigan as an undergraduate, his life and work were closely tied to Michigan. He was the first student to receive a degree fr...

Tyler, Moses Coit, 1835-1900

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Professor of English Literature at University of Michigan. Editor of The Christian Union. From the description of Postcard, 1899, December 10, to "Dear Sir". (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384204 Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan. From the description of Moses Coit Tyler papers, 1864-1897 and 1920-1921. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419205 American author. From the description of A...

Colorado and Southern Railway

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Incorporated in 1898 under the laws of the state of Colorado, the company operated a line from Denver, Colorado to Texline, Texas. It was controlled by the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad Company, owners of a majority of its capital stock. From the description of Corporate records, 1918-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 313866008 Incorporated in 1898 to take over through foreclosure Union Pacific Denver and Gulf Railway and Denver, Leadville, and Gunnison Railway...

Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932

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Social worker and reformer, Julia Clifford Lathrop was the first head of the United States Children's Bureau. From the description of Letter, 1926. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007298 ...

St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Company

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Organized 1876 as St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Company; later renamed St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Company; in 1980 taken over by the Burlington Northern system; known as Frisco Lines; operated in Comanche County, Okla. From the description of Frisco Railroad collection, 1900-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70972334 ...

Thomas Adams

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Northern Express Company (St. Paul, Minn.)

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Missouri Pacific Railroad Company

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Lagonda Western Railway Company.

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Union Pacific Oregon Shortline Railroad.

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Union Pacific railroad company

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Served Oklahoma and other Western states. From the description of Union Pacific collection, 1930-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70972329 The story of the Union Pacific Railroad's involvement with oil and the Tidelands goes back to at least 1911 when the State of California granted the City of Long Beach its tidelands properties for development of commerce, navigation, fisheries, and recreation under a public trust doctine, meaning any development and revenues from such...

Dixon, Frank Haigh, 1869-1944

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Houston & Texas Central Railway Company

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Chicago, Peoria and St. Louis Railroad Company of Illinois.

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Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937

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American educator and historian. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Baltimore, to Paul L. Ford, 1887 Jan. 30-1887 Feb. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269544451 Historian and librarian. From the description of Papers of J. Franklin Jameson, 1604-1994 (bulk 1900-1930). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82730569 J. Franklin Jameson was a prominent American historian in the early 20th century. From the guide to the J. Franklin...

Cooley, Thomas McIntyre, 1824-1898

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Professor of Law and American History at the University of Michigan; Michigan Supreme Court Justice; and chairman of the Interstate Commerce Commission. From the description of Thomas McIntyre Cooley papers, 1850-1898. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421366 From the description of Thomas McIntyre Cooley papers, 1850-1898. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 82799037 Lawyer, Michigan and Ohio; justice, Michigan Supreme Court, 1864-1885; law ...

Hollander, Jacob H. (Jacob Harry), 1871-1940

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Economist. From the description of Letter of Jacob Harry Hollander, 1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450975 Jacob Harry Hollander (1871-1940) was an economist active in social welfare and economic reform issues and a professor of economics at The Johns Hopkins University. He was a specialist in labor relations and the financial systems of Latin America. In 1900 he was named special commissioner to revise the laws on taxation in Puerto Rico, and President McKinley appoi...

Hanshue, J. J.

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Bertha Wright Adams

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Cooley, Charles Horton, 1864-1929

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Professor of sociology at University of Michigan. From the description of Charles Horton Cooley papers, 1872-1930. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418308 Private in Co. E, 2nd New Jersey Cavalry. From the description of Diary, 1865 Jan. 1-June 18. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 30839126 Charles Horton Cooley was born August 17, 1864 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He was the son of Michigan Supreme Court Justice Thoma...

Pickard, J. L. (Josiah Little), 1824-1914

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Josiah L. Pickard served as the sixth president of the State University of Iowa, from 1878 to 1887. A leading educator and administrator, Pickard assumed the presidency after heading the public school system in Chicago. He also was a devoted student of history, serving as president of the State Historical Society of Iowa for nearly 20 years. Pickard, a native of Maine, graduated from Bowdoin College in 1844 and served as principal of Platteville (Wisconsin) Academy until 1860. That year, he was ...

Beakes, Samuel W. (Samuel Willard), 1861-1927

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Mayo-Smith, Richmond, 1854-1901

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Statistician and economist. Taught at Columbia University, 1877-1901. From the description of Papers, 1875-1897. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52248434 Richmond Mayo-Smith, 1854-1901, was a professor of political economy at Columbia University, and author of Emigration and Immigration, 1890; Statistics and Sociology, 1895; and Statistics and Economics, 1899. From the guide to the Mayo-Smith, Richmond. Papers, 1875-1897, (Special Collections...

Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway.

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Bartlett, Hamilton H.

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Sedgwick, W. T. (William Thompson), 1855-1921

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Biologist; taught chemistry, biology, public health at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1883-1921; biologist for Massachusetts Board of Health, 1888-1896; curator, Lowell Institute in Boston, 1897-1921; trustee and director of several health-related institutions; advisor to state and federal government. From the description of William Thompson Sedgwick papers, 1864-1922 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166869 Biologist; taught chemistry, biol...

Towne, Charles A. (Charles Arnette), 1858-1928

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Seligman, Edwin R. A. (Edwin Robert Anderson), 1861-1939

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Columbia A.B. 1879; A.M. 1884; L.L.B. 1884; Ph.D. 1885; L.L.D. 1904. Seligman served on the Columbia University faculty 1885-1931; the Tax Committee of New York City 1914-1916 and of New York State 1929-1931; the League of Nations committee on economics and finance 1922-1923; financial advisor to Cuba in 1931; editor of the Political Science Quarterly and the Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, among many other roles. From the guide to the Edwin Robert Anderson Seligma...

Galveston, Harrisburg & San Antonio Railway Company

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Kansas City Southern Railway.

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Lewis, David J. (David John), 1869-1952

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Lawyer, member of U.S. Tariff Commission, and U.S. Representative from Maryland. From the description of Papers, 1905-1949. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19932360 ...

Wells, David Ames, 1828-1898

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Economist, author, and public official. From the description of Papers of David Ames Wells, 1795-1898 (bulk 1860-1886) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067851 American economist. From the description of Papers of David Ames Wells [manuscript], 1851-1887. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812256 Biographical Note 1828, June 17 Born, Sp...

Texas & Pacific Railway

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Hawes, Harry Bartow, 1869-1947

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Fuertes, E. A.

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Canadian Express Company (Montrèal, Quèbec)

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Paxson, Frederic L. (Frederic Logan), 1877-1948

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Pulitzer Prize winning American historian. He was also a President of the Organization of American Historians. He had degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University. From 1932 to 1947 he taught at the University of California in the Dept. of History. From the description of Frederic Logan Paxson papers, 46-39 B.C.-1948 A.D. (bulk circa 1910-1948) (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26872562 ...

Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918

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Editor and American ambassador to Great Britain; of New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1889-1917. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20077806 Walter H. Page was editor of The Atlantic Monthly, 1895-98. Prior, he was with the Forum. Robert Johnson worked at the Century magazine. From the description of TLS, 1896 July 1, Boston, Mass. to Robert Underwood Johnson / Walter H. Page. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 37228165 ...

Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908

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Iowa legislator; United States House of Representatives, 1863-1871; United States Senate, 1873-1908. From the description of Letter : Dubuque, Iowa, to W[illiam] W[orth] Belknap, Washington, D.C., 1873 Oct. 22. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496685 U.S. Senator and Representative from Iowa. From the description of Papers of William B. Allison, 1862-1916. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148787411 William ...

Hull, Charles Henry, 1864-1936

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Professor of American History, Cornell University. Hull died in 1936. From the description of Charles Henry Hull papers, 1850-1945. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63543501 ...

Louisiana & Pacific Railway Company.

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Evans, Elizabeth Edson Gibson, 1832-1911

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D'Ooge, Martin Luther, 1839-1915

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D'ooge was a professor at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. From the description of Papers, 1911. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat record id: 30535663 Professor of Greek at the University of Michigan. From the description of Martin Luther D'Ooge papers, 1862-1915 (scattered dates). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 84010423 From the description of Papers, 1862-1915 (scattered dates). (University of Michigan...

Adams, Bertha H. Wright.

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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...

Iowa Central Railway Company.

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Clark, John Bates, 1847-1938

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Professor of Economics, Columbia University, 1895-1923, and Director of the Division of Economics and History, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1911-1923. When John Bates Clark turned eighty years old in 1927, the occasion was marked with extraordinary aplomb. Eighty guests from Clark's professional and personal life were invited to a celebratory dinner, including such notables as Nicholas Murray Butler, Irving Fisher, Franklin H. Giddings, Jacob H. Hollander,...

Hawley, Willis C. (Willis Chatman), 1864-1941

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Martin, H. B.

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Canfield, James Hulme, 1847-1909

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Fourth president of The Ohio State University (1895-99). Previously served as president of the University of Nebraska for 4 years. In 1899, he became librarian at Columbia University. From the description of Papers, 1884-1899. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23852658 President of Ohio State University. From the description of James Hulme Canfield letters, 1897-1898. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 74898544 James C...

Adams, Ephraim Douglass, 1865-1930

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American historian; director of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, 1919-1925. From the description of Ephraim Douglass Adams papers, 1908-1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866975 Ephraim Adams was professor of American history at Stanford University, 1902-1930, and head of the Department of History, 1908-1922. From the description of Ephraim Douglass Adams papers, 1730-1931 (inclusive), 1900-1931 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 7021...

Houston and Shreveport Railroad Company.

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Pennsylvania Railroad

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The Pennsylvania Railroad Company was the largest railroad in the United States in terms of corporate assets and traffic from the last quarter of the nineteenth century until the decline of the northeast's and midwest's dominance of manufacturing, caused by the evolution of the interstate highway system and the advancements in air transportation. Originally created by Philadelphia merchants in 1846, it sought to build a trunk route from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh via the Allegheny Mountains to c...

Fairchild, Fred Rogers, 1877-1966

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Fred Rogers Fairchild was born in Crete, Nebraska on August 5, 1877. He graduated from Doane College in 1898 and received a Ph.D. from Yale University in 1904, where he taught political economy and economics until his retirement in 1945. Fairchild was an expert in international finance and taxation and served as a consultant to business and to state, federal, and foreign governments. He also authored several textbooks on economics. Fairchild died in Bridgeport, Connecticut on April 13, 1966. ...

International & Great Northern Railroad.

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Toledo, St. Louis, and Western Railroad Company

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Formed in 1900 from the reorganized Toledo, St. Louis, and Kansas City Railroad Company; ran from Toledo, Ohio, to East Saint Louis, Ill.; consolidated with New York, Chicago, and St. Louis Railroad Company in 1923. From the description of Records, 1900-1923. (Virginia Tech). WorldCat record id: 28411344 ...

Michigan. Board of State Tax Commissioners

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In 1900, Governor Hazen Pingree appointed University of Michigan engineering professor Mortimer E. Cooley to be "Appraiser of Railroads." The purpose of the appraisal was to shift the basis of taxation from a specific to an ad valorem or estimated value basis. The work commenced in September of 1900 and was completed in the spring of 1901. Cooley was to be in charge of the physical property of railroads, and his colleague at the university, Henry Carter Adams, was to be in charge of...

Veblen, Thorstein, 1857-1929

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Thorstein Veblen was born in 1857 in Cato, Wisconsin. He received an A.B. from Carleton College (1880), and a Ph.D. from Yale University (1884). Veblen was a fellow at Cornell University (1891-1892), and at the University of Chicago (1892-1893). Veblen remained at the University of Chicago as a reader in political economy (1893-1894). He became associate professor at the University (1894-1896), instructor (1896-1900), and assistant professor (1900-1906). From 1906 to 190...

Burton, Marion Le Roy, 1874-1925

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President of University of Michigan, 1920-1925. From the description of Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1895-1925. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80711269 From the description of Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1901-1925. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422205 M. L. Burton was president of the University of Minnesota from 1917 to 1920. From the description of M.L. Burton papers, 1917-1920. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). Wo...

St. Louis Southwestern Railway Company

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Cooley, Lyman Edgar, 1850-1917

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Chicago, Illinois engineer, editor of T̲h̲e̲ ̲A̲m̲e̲r̲i̲c̲a̲n̲ ̲E̲n̲g̲i̲n̲e̲e̲r̲, member of the International Deep Waterways Commission. From the description of Lyman Edgar Cooley papers, 1865-1917. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418322 Lyman Edgar Cooley was one of Chicago's best-known consulting hydraulic engineers. After graduating from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, he taught engineering subjects at Northwestern University (1874-1877). He...

Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

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Woodrow Wilson (b. Thomas Woodrow Wilson, December 28, 1856, Staunton, Virginia-d.February 3, 1924, Washington, D.C.), was the twenty-eight President of the United States, 1913-1921; Governor of New Jersey, 1911-1913; and president of Princeton University, 1902-1910. Author, educator, and statesman. He served as the 28th President of the United States (1913-1921). Lawyer, author, educator, president of Princeton University, governor of New Jersey, and president of t...

Osborn, Chase S. (Chase Salmon), 1860-1949

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Author and newspaper editor at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, University of Michigan regent and Republican governor of Michigan, 1911-1912. From the description of Chase Salmon Osborn papers, 1889-1949. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423228 Chase S. Osborn was born in Huntington County, Indiana on January 22, 1860, the son of George A. and Margaret (Fannon) Osborn. He married Lillian G. Jones on May 7, 1881. Osborn was a newspaperman and author before becoming ...

Jruks, J. W.

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Ono, Yeijiro

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Jenks, Jeremiah Whipple, 1856-1929

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Louisiana and Texas Railroad and Steamship Company.

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Guthe, Karl Eugen, 1866-1915

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Laughlin, J. Laurence (James Laurence), 1850-1933

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Economist; professor and head of the Dept. of Political Economy at the University of Chicago and editor of the Journal of Political Economy. From the description of Papers of J. Laurence Laughlin, 1902-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131188 Political economist. Professor, Department of Political Economy, University of Chicago, 1892-1916. Founder, Journal of Political Economy. From the description of Papers, 1885-1914 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Lib...

Hill, Robert Thomas, 1858-1941

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Significant figure in the development of American geology during the late 19th and early 20th century. From the description of Robert T. Hill letter to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1892 Mar 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420487387 Geologist and professor. Born in 1859 in Nashville, Tennessee. Moved to Comanche, Texas in 1875. Attended Cornell University. Worked as a geologist for the United States Geographical Survey under the direction of John Wesley Powel...

Van Hise, Charles Richard, 1857-1918

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Waterloo, Cedar Falls and Northern Railway Company.

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Western Express Company (Toronto, Ont.)

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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...

Adams, Henry C. (Henry Carter), 1851-1921

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University of Michigan Professor of Political Economy. From the description of Letters, to Joseph A. Labadie, 1895-1909. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34368214 University of Michigan professor, economist, and Interstate Commerce Commission statistician. From the description of Henry Carter Adams papers, 1864-1924. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423612 1887-1921 Professor of Political Economy and Finance, Univ...

Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company

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Great Northern Express Company.

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Louisiana Western Railroad Company.

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Tunell, George G. (George Gerard)

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Tunell earned his Harvard SB in 1922 and his PhD in 1930. From the description of Report for Geology 20b on the oxidation of disseminated copper ore in monzonite porphyry. July 19, 1924. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075544 ...

Adams, Ephraim, 1818-1907

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Congregational minister, founder and trustee of Iowa College. Dr. Adams was a member of the Iowa Band of Congregational missionaries who came to Iowa in 1843. He served as a pastor in Mt. Pleasant, Davenport, Decorah and Eldora. He was instrumental in the founding of Iowa College in Davenport. The college subsequently moved to Grinnell. Adams was a long time member of the college's board of trustees. Ephraim and his wife Elisabeth were married in 1845. From the description of Papers,...

Cooley, Mortimer E. (Mortimer Elwyn), 1855-1944

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Dean of the College of Engineering of the University of Michigan. From the description of Mortimer E. Cooley papers, 1873-1944. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418437 From the description of Mortimer E. Cooley papers, 1873-1944. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 82298333 Professor of Engineering, University of Michigan. From the description of Mortimer Elwyn Cooley papers, 1943-1944. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record i...

Giddings, Franklin Henry, 1855-1931

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Professor of Sociology and the History of Civilization at Columbia University from 1894 until 1931. From the description of Franklin Henry Giddings papers, 1890-1931. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 472459781 ...

Manny, Frank A. (Frank Addison), 1868-1954

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Progressive educator at Grand Rapids, Michigan, Chicago, Illinois, and Boxford, Massachusetts. From the description of Frank Addison Manny papers, 1890-1955. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80634577 From the description of Frank Addison Manny papers, 1890-1955. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419568 Frank Addison Manny was a progressive educator who believed in applying "an attitude of inquiry" to the classroom. Manny explo...

Dewey, Davis Rich, 1858-1942

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Conant, Charles A. (Charles Arthur), 1861-1915

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Taussig, F. W. (Frank William), 1859-1940

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Taussig graduated from Harvard in 1879, and taught economics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Frank William Taussig, 1890-1946 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973196 ...

Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad Company

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In 1898, Congress passed the Erdman Act, which provided for the mediation and arbitration of disputes in the railroad industry which involved the operating brotherhoods, telegraphers and switchmen. Within a year after its adoption the switchmen, represented by the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, invoked the law, which failed when its principles were repudiated by the leading railroad companies involved. The Act provided that when a controversy which could not be solved...

Smith, John M. C. (John McMunn C.), 1853-1923

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White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918

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The second International Peace Conference was held at the Hague in 1907. From the description of Hague Peace Conference documents, 1907. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64052217 Ambassador to Russia; first president of Cornell University. From the description of Andrew Dickson White papers, 1901-1902. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155410378 Andrew Dickson White was born at Homer, New York, November 7, 1832. ...

Hathaway, F. R.

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Clark, Frederick Converse.

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Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941

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Louis Dembitz Brandeis was a very important legal and political figure of the twentieth century culminating with his appointment to the United States Supreme Court. From the description of Louis Dembitz Brandeis collection, 1858-1999. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 276359610 Jurist. From the description of Louis Dembitz Brandeis papers, 1926-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 124036606 Attorney, Ass. Justice of the U.S. Supr. Ct., p...

Theodore Adams

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Peabody, Charles, 1867-1939

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Williams, John Sharp, 1854-1932

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John Sharp Williams of Mississippi was a congressman 1893-1907 and a senator 1911-1923. At the time of the writing of this letter he was chairman of the Senate Committee on the Library. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1917. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191100814 Born in Memphis, Tenn., but raised in Yazoo City, Miss., John Sharp Williams practiced law and dabbled in cotton planting before being elected in 1893 as a Democrat to ...

Lehigh Valley Railroad.

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Ashley, H.W.

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Brown, W. C. (William Carlos), 1853-1924

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Chicago Demurrage Bureau.

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Dawson, William Mercer Owens, 1853-1916

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Rosenthal, Lessing, 1868-1949

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Butterfield, Kenyon L. (Kenyon Leech), 1868-1935

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Agronomist and college administrator. From the description of Papers of Kenyon L. Butterfield, 1890-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77979990 President of both the Massachusetts Agricultural College and Michigan Agricultural College, writer, lecturer, editor, and member, organizer, and chairman of many commissions and councils such as the Rural Life Movement. From the description of Kenyon L. Butterfield papers, 1889-1945. (University of Massachusetts Amherst...

Gifford, Walter S. (Walter Sherman), 1885-1966

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