Frank Manny papers 1890-1955

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Frank Manny papers, 1890-1955

Frank Manny papers 1890-1955

Progressive educator, student of Thomas Dewey at the University of Chicago, served as head of the state Normal School at Oshkosh, Wisconsin, superintendent of the Felix Adler School of Ethical Culture in New York City and as head of teacher education in the city of Baltimore. The papers include extensive personal correspondence, scrapbooks, journals, writings and other materials concerning his professional interests. Correspondence includes letters from distinguished authors and educators.

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American editor and writer. From the description of Letter to Matthew Bruccoli [manuscript], 1975 December 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812058 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1969. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810601 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1936-1955. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874698 Malcolm Cowley was an influential liter...

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...

Henderson, C. Hanford (Charles Hanford), 1861-1941

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Professor of Engineering at the University of Virginia. From the description of Oral history interview of Charles Henderson by Michael Plunkett [manuscript], December 11, 1974. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647920231 From the description of Oral history interview of Charles Henderson by Charles E. Moran [manuscript], November 9, 14, 30 and December 2, 1977. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647920235 ...

Daniels, Jonathan, 1902-1981

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Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Jonathan Daniels : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481338 From the description of Reminiscences of Jonathan Worth Daniels : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451557 Author, journalist, and government official Jonathan Daniels was a college classmate of Thomas Wolfe at the University of North Carolina. ...

Schwartz-Buys, E.

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Lane, Rose Wilder, 1886-1968

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Rose Wilder Lane (1886-1968) was the daughter of author Laura Ingalls Wilder. She wrote The Making of Herbert Hoover in 1920. From the description of Lane, Rose Wilder, 1886-1968 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581647 ...

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...

Muldoon, William.

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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...

Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956

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Frank Aydelotte, seventh President of Swarthmore College, was born on October 18, 1880 in Sullivan, Indiana; he was the first president of the College who was not a Quaker. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Indiana in 1900, and three years later received an M.A. from Harvard. He became a Rhodes Scholar and studied at Oxford University from 1905-1907. He then taught at University of Indiana from 1908-1915. Afterward he taught English Literature at M.I.T. where he worked until he ...

Oppenheim, James, 1882-1932

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Oppenheim was founder of The Seven Arts, and co-edited it along with Brooks and Waldo Frank. From the description of Correspondence : to Van Wyck Brooks, 1916-1920. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 182857686 American poet and novelist. From the description of Essay by James Oppenheim [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814351 James Oppenheim (1882-1932), an American poet, novelist and editor, was a...

Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963

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American author and critic. From the description of Typed letter signed : Westport, Ct., to Stark Young, 1937 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874884 Van Wyck Brooks was an author and educator, known for his study of, and influence on, American culture. After graduating from Harvard, he sought a literary career in New York and London, writing chiefly for magazines. While teaching at Stanford he developed his first books of criticism, leading up to his first signifi...

Dunbar, Daphne.

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Pressey, Edward Pearson, 1869-

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Gavit, John Palmer, 1868-1954

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Palmer, George Herbert, 1842-1933

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Palmer (Harvard, A.B., 1864), taught philosophy and served as Overseer at Harvard. From the description of Papers of George Herbert Palmer, 1931-1932 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972831 Professor of Philosophy, Harvard, 1873-1913. From the description of Lectures on the historical development of ethics, chiefly in England. Delivered in 1885-1886 at Harvard College, by G.H. Palmer. Reported by M.C. Ayres [1885-1886]. (University of Mich...

Hart, Joseph K. (Joseph Kinmont), 1876-1949

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Mann, Charles Riborg, 1869-1942

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Physicist. From the description of Papers, ca. 1908-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78696870 Charles Riborg Mann (1869-1942), native of New Jersey, was a physicist and engineer, and a civilian adviser in the United States War Department during World War I as a member of the Committee on Education and Special Training. From the guide to the Charles Riborg Mann Papers, ., circa 1908-1923, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historic...

Graham, Frank Porter, 1886-1972

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President of the University of North Carolina; U.S. senator for North Carolina. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1943-1950. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122619645 Educator, government official. From the description of Reminiscences of Frank Porter Graham : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376749 University president. From the...

Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941

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Virginia Woolf (b. January 25, 1882, London, England–d. March 28, 1941, Ouse, River, Englnad) was a noted novelist and is now viewed as a pioneer of feminist literature. She was a member of the Bloomsbury Group, comprised of English artists, philosophers, and writers in the early twentieth century. She was also a co-founder and operator (along with husband Leonard Woolf) of Hogarth Press. Though she received little formal education, her father, a writer and editor with strong ...

Hoxie, Robert Franklin, 1868-1916

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Snedden, David Samuel, 1868-

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Scudder, Myron T. (Myron Tracy), 1860-1935

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Carrel, Alexis, 1873-1944

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Hopkins, Ernest Martin, 1877-1964

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Ernest Martin Hopkins, the eleventh president of Dartmouth College, was born in Dunbarton, N.H. in 1877. He received his AB from Dartmouth in 1901 and his AM from Dartmouth in 1908. From 1901 to 1905 he was secretary to the president of College, and from 1905 to 1910 he was secretary of the College. He served as president from 1916 to 1945. He died in 1964. From the description of Papers, 1916-1945. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 237296423 ...

Swift, Edgar James, 1860-1932

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Baker, George Pierce, 1866-1935

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George Pierce Baker was a professor of English at Harvard University (1888-1925) and first head of Yale University's Department of Drama (1925-1933). Numerous students from his courses in playwriting and his theatre workshop became prominent actors, playwrights, critics, and producers. From the description of George Pierce Baker papers, 1878-1958 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702204611 From the guide to the George Pierce Baker papers, 1878-1958, (Manuscripts an...

Slosson, Preston W. (Preston William), 1892-1984

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Professor of history at University of Michigan. From the description of Preston W. Slosson papers, 1918-1952. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422128 Preston Slosson was born in Laramie, Wyoming on September 2, 1892. He received his Ph.D in history from Columbia University in 1916. He was Literary Editor of the New York Independent in 1917, then went to work in the US State Department as an assistant librarian with the American Commission to Negotiate Peace, 1...

Valbin, Joseph.

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Caplan, Abraham.

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Eliot, Thomas H. (Thomas Hopkinson), 1907-1991

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Thomas Hopkinson Eliot : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587174 Eliot earned his Harvard AB in 1928 and his LLB in 1932. From the description of Examination papers in history, government, and economics, May 1928. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075776 Democratic Representative from the 9th Congressional District in Massachusetts, 1941-...

Linville, Henry R. (Henry Richardson), 1866-1941

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President of the Teachers' Union of the City of New York and editor of "The American Teacher" between 1916-1935. President of the American Federation of Teachers (1931-1934). President of the New York Teachers Guild in 1935. From the description of Henry Richardson Linville papers, 1912-1941. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321091 ...

Parker, Francis W. (Francis Wayland), 1837-1902

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Educator and teacher. From the description of Papers, 1857-1904 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52247000 Francis W. Parker [1837-1902], leading American educator, was called by John Dewey "more than any other person... the father of the progressive education movement." His teaching career, begun ca. 1857 was interrupted by the Civil War; by the end of the war Parker had attained the rank of lieutenant colonel and for the remaind...

Edgell, George Harold, 1887-1954

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Edgell (1887-1954) graduated from Harvard in 1909 and taught fine arts at Harvard. From the description of Papers of George Harold Edgell, 1929-1935 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973020 ...

Carroll, Gladys Hasty, 1904-1999

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Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949

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Mormon missionary. From the description of Diary, 1900-1902. [photocopy]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122604696 James Truslow Adams was successful businessman who became a celebrated historian, writing chiefly about the history of early New England. In 1912, having worked for twelve years as a businessman in a New York brokerage house, Adams moved to Bridgehampton, L.I., and began writing. His first books--"Memorials of Old Bridgehampton" (1916) a...

Rumely, Edward Aloysius, 1882-

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Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966

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Hocking graduated in 1901 and taught philosophy at Harvard. From the description of Philosophy D : technique of thought and of argument. [1942-1943] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512457 From the description of Papers of William Ernest Hocking, 1927-1949 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973067 Hocking was a professor of philosophy at Harvard University. Together with his wife, Agnes Hocking, they founded the Shady Hill School. ...

Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932

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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...

James, Edmund J. (Edmund Janes), 1855-1925

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College president, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). From the description of Diaries, 1894-1924. (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 28420312 From the description of Personal letter books, 1904-1906. (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 28418301 ...

saxon, Lyle, 1891-1946

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Saxon, an LSU alumnus, was a resident of Baton Rouge, La. He was a historian as well as a writer of fiction. From the description of Lafitte the pirate, 1930-1932. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 262161478 Saxon, an LSU alumnus, was a resident of Baton Rouge. He was a historian and writer of fiction. From the description of Children of strangers, 1930-1937. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 262161476 Lyle Saxon was a fea...

Gleason, Arthur, 1878-1923

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Journalist, editor, and social reformer. Full name: Arthur Huntington Gleason. From the description of Arthur Gleason papers, 1863-1931 (bulk 1900-1923). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979904 Biographical Note 1878, Dec. 14 Born, Newark, N.J. 1901 B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn. ...

Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970

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Vera Brittain was a British author, journalist, and lecturer. Her memoir, Testament of youth, has been hailed as a touchstone of the WWI generation. Brittain was a dedicated feminist and pacifist, active in Britain and the United States before World War II. From the description of Vera Brittain letter to Amy Loveman, 1937 Nov. 3. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52605430 ...

Triggs, Oscar Lovell, 1865-1930

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Oscar Lovell Triggs was born in 1865. He was an instructor in English at the University of Chicago from 1895 to 1903. Triggs was the author of several books including Browning and Whitman, A Study in Democracy (1893), and Chapters in the History of the Arts and Crafts Movement (1902). Triggs also edited an 1892 edition of Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass. He was founder of the Saugatuck Press and editor of the "Bulletin of the Morris Society of Chicago." Oscar Lovell Trigg...

Shaw, Paula A.

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Peattie, Donald Culross, 1898-1964

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Naturalist and author. From the description of Flowering plants of Kennicott's Grove : manuscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132214 Donald Culross Peattie, author and botanist, was born in 1898 in Chicago. He was the son of journalist parents. His career was determined by a hiking trip in the Appalachians and a visit to the famous "glass flower" at Harvard. He studied botany at Harvard. Louise Redfield Peattie, author, was born in 190...

Pearl, Edward E.

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Smith, Glanville

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Haynes, Royal Storrs, 1877-

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Hapgood, Norman, 1868-1937

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Norman Hapgood: editor, diplomat, and author. Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood (1894-1974): editor and translator. From the description of Papers of Norman Hapgood and Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood, 1823-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132030 Norman Hapgood was an editor and critic, best remembered for his influential editorials for Collier's Weekly. Born in Chicago, he had a distinguished tenure as a student at Harvard University, culminating in a law degree. He practiced law...

Brush, Katharine, 1902-1952

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American author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : [n.p.], to Arthur William Brown, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270539299 Katharine Brush (1902–1952), the author of short stories, novels, articles, and screenplays, was born Katharine Ingham, in Middletown, Connecticut, to Charles Samuel and Clara Louis Ingham, and raised in South Byfield, Massachusetts. Brush began writing fiction in 1923 and won recognition with the novels Young Man...

Manny, Annette Sawyer.

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Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950

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Dana earned his Harvard AB in 1903. From the description of Papers in English 5, 1902-1903. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074561 From the description of Notes in Economics 1, 1901-1902. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074474 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana, also known as "Harry" Dana. Writer, lecturer. From the description of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana letters [manuscript], 1940, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat reco...

Palmer, F. H., (Frank Herbert), 1853-1936

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Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986

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American historian and editor. From the description of Address books [manuscript] ca. 1925-1934. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647963645 Historian, biographer, University of Virginia professor. From the description of Papers of Dumas Malone [manuscript], 1913-1986. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816236 Professor of History at the University of Virginia; Editor of the "Dictionary of American biography," and biographer of ...

Dykema, Peter W. (Peter William), 1873-1951

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Bodley, J. H.

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Yarmolinsky, Avrahm, 1890-1975

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Yarmolinsky, i.e. I︠A︡rmolinskiĭ, Ph.D. 1921, was the head of the Slavonic Division of the New York Public Library from 1918 to 1955, and author, editor and translator of numerous books in the field of Russian literature. From the description of Avrahm Yarmolinsky Papers, ca. 1918-1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 320410715 ...

Herron, George Davis, 1862-1925

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Congregational minister, educator, journalist, and socialist. One of the prime movers in founding the Rand School of Social Science. From the description of Papers, 1905-1922. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 17268928 American clergyman and lecturer; unofficial adviser to President Woodrow Wilson. From the description of George Davis Herron papers, 1916-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868095 One of the prime movers in the f...

Patten, Simon N. (Simon Nelson), 1852-1922

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Folks, Homer, 1867-1963

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Social worker. From the description of Homer Folks papers, 1890-1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 495526581 From the description of Reminiscences of Homer Folks : oral history, 1949. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309734081 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Social worker. From the guide to the Homer Folks Papers, 1890-1963., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) ...

Bryan, William Lowe, 1860-1955

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Indiana University alumnus, professor, and president. From the description of William Lowe Bryan papers, 1830-1956. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 47180120 William Julian Bryan was born 11 November 1860 in Monroe County to John Bryan, a Presbyterian minister, and Eliza Jane Phillips Bryan. After attending the public schools in the county, Bryan entered the Preparatory Department of Indiana University in 1877. While a student a IU, he was active in man...

South, Lloyd V.

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Ayres, Clarence Edwin, 1891-1972

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Ayres, born in Lowell Massachusetts, received his Ph. D. in philosophy from the University of Chicago in 1917. He taught at the University of Chicago, Amherst College, and Reed College before joining the Department of Economics at the University of Texas in 1930. Beside philosophy and economics his interests included science and technology and all the social sciences. His particular concern was the theory of value. From the description of Ayres, Clarence Edwin, papers, 1919-1972. (Un...

Murrg, F. M.

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Cross, Ira B. (Ira Brown), 1880-

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Biography Ira Brown Cross, a descendant of William Bradford and John and Priscilla Alden of the Plymouth Colony, was born December 1, 1880 in Decatur, Illinois. He received his A.B. and M.A. degrees from the University of Wisconsin, and while a student there became a member of the Socialist Party. In 1904 he served as the Assistant Secretary of the National Convention of the Socialist Party in Chicago. Cross received his Ph.D. from Stanford U...

Mead, George Herbert, 1863-1931

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Philosopher, social psychologist, and educator. A.B., Oberlin College, 1883; A.B., Harvard University, 1888; graduate student of philosophy, Leipzig and Berlin, 1888-91. Instructor in philosophy, University of Michigan, 1891-93; assistant professor, 1893-94. Assistant professor of philosophy, University of Chicago, 1894-1902; associate professor, 1902-07; professor, 1907-31. Chairman of the Department of Philosophy, 1930. From the description of Papers, 1883-1964 (inclusive), 1883-19...

Richardson, Hilary Goode, 1874-

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Storrow, Helen Osborne, 1864-1944

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Hard, William, 1878-1962

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Hard began his career in journalism in 1902 as a reporter for Northwestern University Settlement House's monthly newsletter. By 1906, he was contributing to numerous magazines as a freelancer. In 1929, Hard ventured into radio, and in 1932 he broadcast reports from the Republican National Convention in Chicago. In 1937 he was named executive assistant to the Chairman of the Republican National Committee. From the description of William Hard papers, 1914-1934. (Princeton University Li...

Suzzallo, Henry, 1875-1933

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Educator Henry Suzzallo (1875-1933) served as the president of the University of Washington from 1915-1926, overseeing a period of significant expansion; he also maintained a long affiliation with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. From the description of Henry Suzzallo scrapbooks, 1915-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269184402 Henry Suzzallo was president of the University of Washington from 1915 to 1926; president of the Carnegie Fou...

Waln, Nora.

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Nora Waln was a 20th century Quaker author and journalist who wrote about Nazi Germany and China. From the description of Nora Waln Literary Papers, 1796-1939. (Swarthmore College). WorldCat record id: 213813867 From the description of Nora Waln Literary Papers, 1939-1964. (Swarthmore College). WorldCat record id: 420344336 ...

Bridgman, P.W. (Percy Williams), 1882-1961

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Percy Williams Bridgman (1882-1961), was a physicist.  His contributions to the field concern the effects of high pressures on materials and their thermodynamic behavior, contributions that would not have been possible without the equipment, particularly a seal, that he invented himself.  He also contributed to crystallography, electrical conduction in metals, and the philosophy of modern physics.  He was a Nobel laureate in physics (1946) and recipient of many other honors.  He earned his Harva...

Rannells, B. U.

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Rowe, Stuart H.

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Rolfe, John Carew, 1859-1943

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Professor Rolfe was on the faculty of the Classical Studies department at the University of Pennsylvania. He edited The Attic Nights of Aulus Gellius for the Loeb classical library. From the description of Letter : to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1927. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884427 ...

Slosson, Edwin E. (Edwin Emery), 1865-1929

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Slosson was professor of Chemistry at the University of Wyoming from 1891-1904, when he became literary editor of "The Independent" magazine. From the description of Papers, 1896-1937. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 46487330 ...

Granstead, Durand.

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Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965

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Government attorney, prof. of law, legal scholar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In service of Federal Gov't., 1906-1914, 1917-1919 in N.Y.? prof. of law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1914-1939; U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1939-1962. Author of books and articles on legal and related topics. Recipient of numerous honorary degrees. Visiting prof., Oxford Univ., England, 1933-1934. From the description of Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-19...

Woodward, C. Vann (Comer Vann), 1908-1999

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Catlin, George B. (George Byron), 1857-1934

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Historian. From the description of Paper, 1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70943612 George B. Catlin was a newspaperman from Grand Rapids and Detroit (Mich.). From the description of George B. Catlin papers, 1857-1892. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 301213322 ...

Rugg, Winnifred King

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American author Wilbur Daniel Steele as a graduate (1907) of the University of Denver, where his father was professor of Biblical literature. From the description of Wilbur Daniel Steele, [ca. 1928]. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 15602490 ...

Briggs, Le Baron Russell, 1855-1934

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Briggs (Harvard, A.B., 1875) taught English and served as Dean of Harvard College and Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Overseer. From the description of Papers of Le Baron Russell Briggs, 1907-1929 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972766 Educator. Harvard: A.B. 1875, A.M. 1882, LL.D. 1900. Assistant professor of English at Harvard, 1885-1890; professor of English, 1890; Dean of Harvard College, 1891-1902; Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, 190...

Angell, James Rowland, 1869-1949

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Professor at the University of Chicago, later President of Yale University. From the description of James Rowland Angell letters, 1880-1945. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418550 Born May 8, 1869, Burlington, Vermont; psychologist, educator; B.A., University of Michigan, 1890, M.A. 1891; M.A., Harvard, 1892; taught at the University of Chicago and was acting president, 1918-1919; president of the Carnegie Corporation, 1920-1921; president of Yale University,...

Carnegie foundation for the advancement of teaching

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The engineering study sought to develop multiple views of engineering programs in the U.S. with the goal of describing common teaching and learning practices in engineering education. The centerpiece of the study was in-depth case studies or portraits of six schools carefully chosen to represent different kinds of excellence in undergraduate engineering education. EDUCATING ENGINEERS is planned to be published by Jossey-Bass in 2008. Sheri Shepherd was the consulting scholar and lead investigato...

Davenport, Charles Benedict, 1866-1944

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Charles B. Davenport was a biologist and director of the Department of Genetics at the Carnegie Institution of Washington (1904-1934). From the description of Papers, 1874-1944. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122488735 Charles B. Davenport's influence and efforts at Cold Spring Harbor, New York, began in 1898 when he became the director of the summer school of the Biological Laboratory, a position he held until 1923. The lab was administered by...

Fuess, Claude Moore, 1885-1963

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Claude Moore Fuess : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742883 Educator, author. Headmaster Phillips Academy 1933-1948. Books include "Stanley King of Amherst" and "In My Time." From the description of Claude Moore Fuess letter to Alfred R. Hussey [manuscript], 1947 May 7. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 278802605 Claude Mo...

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...

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...

Scott, Fred Newton, 1860-1931

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American educator. From the description of Autograph postal card signed : Ann Arbor, Michigan, to Professor W.A. Knight, 1892 Oct. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634804 Professor of rhetoric and journalism at University of Michigan. From the description of Fred Newton Scott papers, 1882-1931. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422770 Professor of rhetoric and journalism at the University of Michigan. From the description o...

Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940

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Hamlin Garland was the author of Son of the middle border, Daughter of the middle border, and other works. From the description of Papers of Hamlin Garland, 1757-1973 (bulk 1910-1941). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122369311 Novelist and writer. From the description of Hamlin Garland autograph letter signed, 1892. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 214329366 American novelist and d...

Savage, Toy Dixon, 1878-1941

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Morison, Samuel Eliot

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Morison graduated from Harvard in 1908 and taught American history at Harvard. From the description of Course material for History 161b, the discovery of America, 1940. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512193 Morison earned his Harvard AB in 1908, his Harvard AM in 1909, and his Harvard PhD in 1912. He taught history at Harvard. From the description of Notes in English 28, second half year, 1904-1905. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074686...

Grant, Wilbur H.

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Beard, Charles Austin, 1874-1948

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American historian and educator From the guide to the Charles Austin Beard letters, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Historian, political scientist. From the description of Austin Charles Beard letters, 1929-1939. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 465279213 Charles Austin Beard was born in 1874 and died in 1948. He was a political science professor and historian at Columbia Univer...

Mertz, David Franklin, d. 1900.

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Metcalf, Elinor Gregory, 1898-1985

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Hunt, Jean Lee

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Allen, Devere, 1891-1955

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Marks, Jeannette Augustus, 1875-1964

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Writer, lecturer, educator, and feminist (Wellesley B.A., 1900; M.A. 1903), Marks was a professor of English literature at Mount Holyoke College (1901-1939). From the description of Letters, 1905-1939 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122407244 Writer, lecturer, educator, and feminist (Wellesley, B.A., 1900, M.A., 1903), Marks was a professor of English literature at Mount Holyoke College (1901-1939), and chairman of the New York State branch of the Nati...

Frank, Waldo David, 1889-1967

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Epithet: American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0003a9 Author and critic Waldo Frank was born in New Jersey and attended Yale. After graduation he worked for the New York Evening Post, wrote plays and prose, and co-edited the short-lived journal, Seven Arts. He found success with a series of complex novels, and became one of the most influential literary and social critics of his day, promotin...

Partridge, Bellamy, 1877-1960

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Edward Bellamy Partridge (1877-1960) was an American writer, novelist and popular historian. He graduated from Hobart College and practiced law for ten years before turning to writing as a career. His wife, Helen Partridge, was also a writer. From the guide to the Bellamy Partridge Papers, Unknown, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo), 1874-1965

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Goodspeed, Charles E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950

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Charles E. Goodspeed was the founder of several bookstores in Boston and a dealer in rare books and manuscripts. Most of his writings were bibliographical, compiling A treasury of fishing stories and Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Museum of the Salem East India Marine Society, or, The gathering of a virtuoso's collection, both published in 1946. His autobiography, Yankee bookseller, published in 1937, gives a full picture of booksellers, collectors, and authors of his time. From the des...

Zelenko, A. V.

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Mott, John R. (John Raleigh), 1865-1955

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John Raleigh Mott (May 25, 1865 - January 31, 1955) was a prominent YMCA leader, serving as president of the Cornell University YMCA as a student and becoming General Secretary of the American YMCA in 1915. From 1926 to 1937, he served as president of the YMCA's World Committee. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1946 for his work in establishing and strengthening international Christian student organizations that worked to promote peace. From the description of John R. Mott papers...

Guérard, Albert Léon, 1880-1959

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American educator; broadcaster, United States Office of War Information, 1942-1945. From the description of Albert Léon Guérard papers, 1942-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868930 Albert Léon Guérard, born in Paris in 1880, came to the United States in 1906 to teach at Williams College. He taught at Stanford from 1907 until 1946 when he retired, except for 12 years between 1913 and 1925 when he was at Rice University and served in the war. He died in Palo Alto, N...

Woodbridge, Homer E. (Homer Edwards), 1882-1958

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Hall, G. Stanley (Granville Stanley), 1844-1924

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Psychologist and educator. From the description of G. Stanley Hall correspondence, 1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984299 Professor of psychologyat Clark University. From the description of Collected papers / G. Stanley Hall. (Clark University). WorldCat record id: 192074947 President of Clark University, Worcester, MA. From the description of Papers / G. Stanley Hall. (Clark University). WorldCat record id: 497070511 From the...

Brown, Elmer Ellsworth, 1861-1934

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Elmer Ellsworth Brown, developed and headed the Department of Pedagogy (School of Education) at the University of California, Berkeley from 1892 to 1906. From the description of Elmer Ellsworth Brown papers, 1894-1898. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 80856902 Elmer Brown, an educator and university administrator, was born August 26, 1861 at Kiantone, New York. He grew up on a farm near Sublette, Illinois and began his college education at Illinois S...

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...

Kirstein, Louis Edward, 1867-1942

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Merchant and civic leader. Born in Rochester, N.Y. Vice-president, William Filene's Sons Company, Boston, Mass. (1911-1942). Kirstein played an important role in the Associated Merchandising Corporation and in the American Retail Federation. He was a trustee of the Boston Public Library and served on the boards of hospitals and welfare organizations. See sketch in Dictionary of American Biography, Supplement Three. From the description of Business records, 1909-1942 (inclusive). (Har...

Bishop, William Warner, 1871-1955

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Epithet: Librarian University of Michigan British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001149.0x0003d1 Librarian of the University of Michigan, 1915-1941. From the description of William Warner Bishop papers, 1891-1955. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420631 William Warner Bishop was librarian of the University of Michigan from 1915 until his retirement in 1941. After gradua...

Sedgwick, Ellery, 1872-1960

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Ellery Sedgwick was editor of The Atlantic Monthly. From the description of Letter to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1920. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884345 ...

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

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Ida M. Tarbell was an investigative journalist best known from her The History of the Standard Oil Company published in 1904. She wrote for American Magazine, which she also co-owned and co-edited, from 1906 to 1915. From the guide to the Ida M. Tarbell papers, 1916-1930, (Ohio University) Historian, journalist, lecturer, and muckraker, (Allegheny College, A.B., 1880). For further information, see Notable American Women (1971). From the description of The nationa...

Barzun, Jacques, 1907-

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Author, historian, editor, university administrator, and a member of the faculty of Columbia University since 1927. C.U.: A.B. (1927) & Ph.D. (1932). From the description of Jacques Barzun papers, ca.1900-1999. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 265033358 Author, historian, editor, university administrator, and a member of the faculty of Columbia University since 1927. C.U.: A.B. (1927) & Ph. D. (1932). From the description...

O'Shea, Michael Vincent, 1866-1932

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Mussey, Henry Raymond, 1875-1940

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Martin, George H. (George Henry), 1841-1917

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Hartzell, Morton C., Mrs.

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Asbury, Hubert, 1891-1963.

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Easton, Emily

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Putnam, William Lowell, Mrs., 1862-1935

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W. L. Putnam, Trustee of Lowell Observatory. From the description of Papers, 1998-1999 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79391508 Bill Putnam, the son of Springfield Mayor Roger Putnam, was born and grew up in Springfield. After serving in the mountain troops in Italy during World War II, he studied geology at Harvard. Putnam then served for a brief period as an instructor at Newton College of the Sacred Heart before accepting a position with the Springfield Chamber of Commerce...

Russell, James E. (James Earl), 1864-1945

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College president. Russell was the Dean (the title was changed to President in 1949) of Teachers College, 1898-1926. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1897-1927]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122575231 ...

Nichols, Walter H. (Walter Hammond), 1866-1935

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Tyner, Paul

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Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946

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African-American poet, anthologist, translator, playwright and an important figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Cullen was graduated from De Witt Clinton High School in New York City and from New York University in 1925. While attending NYU he held a part-time job as a doorman at the Grolier Club, a New York City bibliophile society. He took post-graduate work at Harvard University and received an M.A. From the description of TLS : Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Frederick B. Coykendall, ...

Dawson, Percy M. (Percy Millard), 1873-

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Epithet: of the Medical Department Johns Hopkins University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000974.0x00001e ...

Lane, Gertrude.

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Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Mark Van Doren and his wife, Dorothy Van Doren. From the description of Letters, 1965-1978, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155877479 Mark Van Doren was an American author, scholar, and educator. He is probably best remembered for his long tenure as Columbia professor, where he was noted for his inspired Humanities courses and respect for students. His poetry was meticulously well-crafted and gr...

Howe, A. A. DeWolfe.

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Wolfe, Rolland, 1902-

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Deland, Margaret, 1857-1945

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Author Margaret Wade Campbell Deland was born in Allegheny, Penn. She became interested in the plight of unmarried mothers, taking them into her home until they could find proper jobs. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Letters, 1884-1937 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007073 Margaret Deland was born in Western Pennsylvania, was educated in New York, and lived much of her adult life i...

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

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W. E. B. Dubois secured his position as one of the key voices in the argument over the role of the black man in modern America through his seemingly endless works of social activism. He was an educator (at Fisk University and Atlanta University), a founder of the Niagara Movement (which later merged into the NAACP), the long-time editor of the NAACP publication, The Crisis, a lecturer, political activist, and prolific writer. His works include: The Souls of Black Folk, Dusk of Dawn, and an Autob...

Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950

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Antiquarian and librarian of the Boston Athenaeum (1898-1933). From the description of Reminiscences, 1934 / Charles Knowles Bolton. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 19824874 Charles K. Bolton (1867-1950) was an author of novels and non-fiction works, mainly regarding American history and libraries. He was instrumental in forming the Brookline Historical Society and served as Librarian of the Boston Athenaeum from 1898 to 1933. From the descrip...

Taylor, Graham, 1851-1938

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Ordained minister who founded and ran the Chicago Commons social settlement, founded the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy (incorporated into the University of Chicago in 1920), and who was a professor of social economics at the Chicago Theological Seminary. From the description of Graham Taylor papers, 1820-1975, (bulk 1866-1940). (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 57180658 ...

Holbrook, Stewart H., 1893-1964

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Prolific author and journalist, Stewart Hall Holbrook (1893-1964), was well known for works of popular history that covered a variety of topics. A columnist for the Oregonian newspaper, Holbrook also published several books. He described these writings as "lowbrow or non-stuffed shirt history." Born in Vermont, Holbrook had traveled throughout North America with his father while still a child, but was left to fend for himself after his father's untimely death. As a teenager, Holbrook supported h...

Dieffenbach, Albert C. (Albert Charles), 1876-1963

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Steele, T. C. (Theodore Clement), 1847-1926

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A native of Indiana, Steele was primarily known as a landscape artist with an interest in Impressionism and as a member of the Hoosier School of art. He married Mary E. Lakin in 1870 and moved to Indianapolis, working primarily as a portrait painter. From 1880 to 1885 he studied in Munich, and returned to Indianapolis with an interest in landscape painting. By the 1890s, Steele was becoming nationally recognized for his landscapes. His wife died in 1899; in 1907 he married Selma Neubacher and es...

Wieffenbach, Albert C.

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Deutsch, Babette, 1895-1982

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Allen Tate was an American poet, essayist, literary critic, novelist, and translator. From the guide to the Allen Tate collection of papers, 1935-1971, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American author Babette Deutsch published novels, criticism, essays, translations, children's stories, and biography, but is most remembered for her eloquent poetry. Her verse is generally short, exploring artistic or lit...

Smith, Lillian Eugenia, 1897-1966

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"Lillian Smith was one of the first prominent white southerners to denounce racial segregation openly and to work actively against the entrenched and often brutally enforced world of Jim Crow. From as early as the 1930s, she argued that Jim Crow was evil ("Segregation is spiritual lynching," she said) and that it leads to social moral retardation."--"Lillian Smith (1897-1966)," New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved February 18, 2008: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org From the descript...

Shepard, Odell, 1884-1967

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Becker, May Lamberton, 1873-1958

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Authority on children's literature, editor, author, and literary critic, Becker was a contributing editor to the book section of the New York Herald Tribune and to Scholastic Magazine. For further biographical information, see American Women, 1935-1936 (1935). From the description of Letter, 1927. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007142 May Lamberton Becker (1873-1958) was a writer of the "Books" column in the New York Herald Tribune. From the descrip...

Evans, Elizabeth Glendower, 1856-1937

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Social reformer, Evans was involved in prison reform, support of striking workers, the Massachusetts campaign for the first minimum wage act for women, the movement for women's suffrage, and peace. She was a contributing editor and financial supporter of La Follette's Magazine and the Progressive, and national director of the American Civil Liberties Union (1920-1937). From the description of Papers, 1859-1944 (inclusive), 1882-1944 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 2...

Watson, Goodwin, 1899-1976

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Goodwin Barbour Watson : oral history, 1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309728064 ...

Lord, Russell, 1895-1964

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Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943

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William Lyon Phelps was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on January 2, 1865. He received a B.A. degree from Yale in 1887, an A.M. degree from Harvard in 1891, and a Ph.D. from Yale in 1891. Phelps taught English at Yale from 1892 until 1933 and was a popularizer of literature through his public lectures, radio addresses, and syndicated newspaper columns. He died in New Haven on August 21, 1943. From the description of William Lyon Phelps papers, 1826-1944 (inclusive), 1887-1943 (bulk)...

Walsh, David I. (David Ignatius), 1872-1947

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Morgan, James, -1772

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James Morgan was a resident of Ann Arbor Township and a member of the Ann Arbor Township Planning Commission. From the guide to the James Morgan Papers, c.1900-1988, 1950-1988, (Bentley Historical Library University of Michigan) Epithet: Colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x00015e Epithet: Australian journalist British Library A...

Talbert, Edward.

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Rogers, Will, 1911-

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Bingham, Walter Van Dyke, 1880-1952

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Professor, researcher and consultant in applied psychology. Born 1880 - died 1952. A pioneer in applied psychology, Bingham got his start in experimental psychology, receiving his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago under James R. Angell. He held teaching positions at Teacher's College of Columbia University, Dartmouth College and Carnegie Institute of Tehnology. In 1942 he became director of the Personnel Research Foundation, where for many years he carried on independan...

Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961

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Writer, editor, critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Seidel Canby and Amy Loveman : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481130 Epithet: editor of 'Saturday Review of Literature' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001e2 Canby was a critic, editor and Yale University professor (1899-1922). He was one of the founder...

Wilson, Edmund

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Edmund Wilson was an American novelist, poet, essayist, and literary critic. From the description of Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122596904 From the guide to the Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American author and critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed...

Demmon, Isaac N. (Isaac Newton), 1842-1920

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Isaac Newton Demmon was a member of the Department of English and Rhetoric at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness, 1893-1899. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155883074 Professor of English at University of Michigan. From the description of Isaac Newton Demmon papers, 1858-1920. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423500 Professor of English, 1876-1920; cur...

James, Howard M.

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Claxton, P. P. (Philander Priestley), 1862-1957

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Teacher, North Carolina schools (1882-1902); Head, Dept. of Education, University of Tennessee (1902-1911); U.S. Commissioner of Education (1911-1921); Provost, University of Alabama (1921-1923); Superintendent of Schools, Tulsa, Okla. (1923-1929); President, Austin Peay Normal School, Clarksville, Tenn. (1930-1946). From the description of Philander P. Claxton and Mary Johnson Claxton papers, 1942-1954. (Tennessee State Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 35141220 ...

Zueblin, Charles

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Sargent, Walter, 1868-1929

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Higginson, Mary Potter Thacher, 1844-1941

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Sanford, Daniel Sammis

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Saint-Gaudens, Homer, 1880-

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Fisher, Dorothy Canfield. (1879-1958).

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American author and novelist, of Arlington, Vt. From the description of Letter, 1956 Dec. 19. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70960370 Dorothy Canfield Fisher was a skilled educator and popular author. Many of her works were written for children, but enjoyed by adults. Her stories are insightful and caring, honest and clever, and generally conservative in style and theme. She was also very active in civic and charitable concerns. From the ...

Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

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Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he became the m...

Roper, Richard F.

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Young, Ella Flagg, 1845-1918

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Cabot, William B. (William Brooks), 1858-1949

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William Brooks Cabot (1858-1949) was born in New Hampshire, and was educated at the Sheffield Scientific School and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he graduated in 1881. After working as an engineer for the Union Pacific Railroad, in Montana and Idaho, Cabot worked in the iron business in Everett, Pa., before becoming a partner in 1895 in the Boston civil engineering firm of Holbrook, Cabot, and Rollins. After retirement in 1908, Cabot became interested in Indian...

Chase, Mary Ellen, 1887-1973

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Smith College, Professor, English, 1926-1955. University of Maine, A.B., 1909. University of Minnesota, M.A., 1918; Ph. D., 1922. From the description of Mary Ellen Chase papers, 1893-1995. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 51183526 Maine-born American regional novelist, critic, and memoirist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Northampton, Mass., to Edward Wagenknecht, [no year] Jan. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270863385 Mary Ell...

Austin, Mary, 1868-1934

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Mary Hunter Austin has variously been identified as a feminist, naturalist, mystic, author, and even "woman of genius." She was one of the leading literary figures of her time, the author of 27 books and more than 250 articles, stories, poems and other short pieces. In 1900, Mary Austin settled in Carmel and became one of the founders of the literary colony. In 1918, Austin traveled to New Mexico, hoping to continue on to Mexico to conduct research on folk traditions. In New Mexico she was contr...

Sancton, Thomas Wolfe, 1915-

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Porter, Kenneth.

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Churchill, Alfred Vance, 1864-1934.

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Carhart, Henry S. (Henry Smith), 1844-1920

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Professor of physics at University of Michigan. From the description of Henry S. Carhart papers, [ca. 1875-ca. 1920]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421446 ...

Talbot, Marion, 1858-1948

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B.A., Boston University, 1880; B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1888. Instructor in domestic science, Wellesley College, 1890-1892. Assistant professor of sanitary science, University of Chicago, 1892-1895; associate professor of sanitary science, 1895-1904; associate professor of household administration, 1904-1905; professor of household administration, 1905-1925. Dean of undergraduate women, 1892-1899; dean of women in the University, 1899-1925. President of Association of Collegi...

Barrows, Alice P.

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Stark, Otto, 1859-1926

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Painter; Indianapolis, Ind. From the description of Otto Stark papers, 1878-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122640609 ...

Mather, Kirtley F. (Kirtley Fletcher), 1888-1978

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Geologist. Taught at Harvard University. From the description of Papers, 1943-1946 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52247418 Kirtley F. Mather was a professor of geology at Harvard University and Radcliffe College from 1924 to 1954. He also served as chairman of the geology department and director of the Harvard Summer School. From the description of Student papers, 1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009654 ...

Vincent, George E. (George Edgar), 1864-1941

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George E. Vincent was born in Rockford, Illinois. He was associated with the Chautauqua system from 1886 to 1915, and became honorary president of Chautauqua from 1915 to 1937. In addition, he taught at the University of Chicago from 1892 to 1911, and served as Dean of the University of Chicago Faculties of Art, Literature and Science from 1907 to 1911. He was president of the University of Minnesota from 1911 to 1917, leaving to become president of the Rockefeller Foundation from 1917 until 192...

White, Stewart Edward, 1873-1946

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Author, graduate of the University of Michigan (Ph. B., 1895; M.A., 1903). From the description of Papers, 1901-1941. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365123 Author, graduate of the University of Michigan (Ph.B., 1895; M.A., 1903). From the description of Stewart White papers, 1901-1941. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68304307 American author. From the description of Stewart Edward White papers, 1910-1913. (Unive...

Belding, Anson Wood.

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Herrick, Cheesman Abiah, 1866-1956

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Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930

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Woodberry (1855-1930) was an American poet, critic, and educator. From the description of George Edward Woodberry lectures delivered at Bowdoin College, 1912. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612844136 Woodberry (1855-1930) was an American poet, critic, and educator. He graduated from Harvard College in 1877, was professor of English at the University of Nebraska (1877-1878, 1880-1882) and professor in the Columbia University Dept. of Comparative Literature (1891-19...

Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), 1893-1960

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Marquand was an American novelist and short story writer best known for his novels of upper class New England life and for his stories of the fictional detective Mr. Moto. From the description of Correspondence, 1892-1960. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468968 From the description of Compositions, 1892-1951. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83157834 From the guide to the John Phillips Marquand correspondence, 1892-1960., (Houghton Library, Har...

Lanier, Charles D. (Charles Day), 1868-1945

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Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978

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James Bryant Conant (1893-1978) was a chemist, educator and public servant. Conant taught chemistry at Harvard from 1917-1933; he served as Harvard's president from 1933-1953. He was the national director of defense research from 1941-1945, and was instrumental in the creation of the atomic bomb. He continued as President of Harvard until 1953, at which time he was made United States High Commissioner for Germany. When allied military occupation of Germany ended in 1955, Conant became the U.S. A...

Bates, George Joseph, 1891-1949.

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Adamič, Louis 1899-1951

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Political writer and literary figure. From the description of ALS, 1939 March 21, Milford, New Jersey, to Edward Hoyt. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935383 Adamic was an author deeply concerned with American immigrants and their experiences in the "melting pot", and was the first editor of Commond Ground. From the description of Louis Adamic papers, 1848-1951 (bulk 1921-1951). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 122561726 ...

Hicks, Granville, 1901-....

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Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949

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Epithet: US journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x000092 Villard, a journalist and author, was president of the New York Evening Post (1897-1918), editor and owner of The Nation (1918-1932), publisher and contributing editor of The Nation (1932-1935), a founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and of Yachting Magazine, and owner of the Nautical Gazette. His father ...

Harper, William Rainey, 1856-1906

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Noted academic who helped to organize the University of Chicago and Bradley University, and served as the first President of both institutions. From the description of William R. Harper letter to Prof. H. H. Boyesen [manuscript], 1891 Feb 26. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420487062 Born in New Concord, Ohio; graduated from Muskingum College at age 14; earned a Ph. D. at Yale; teacher, Hebraist, and educator; became first president of the University of Chicago...

Meiklejohn, Alexander, 1872-1964

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Alexander Meiklejohn was born in England in 1872, and brought to the United States in 1880 at the age of eight. He was educated in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, and graduated from Brown University in 1893. He took his M.A. at Brown and in 1897, received his doctorate in philosophy from Cornell University. He taught philosophy and metaphysics at Brown and was dean from 1901 to 1912. He became president of Amherst College in 1912 and served until 1924. After Amherst he went to the University of Wiscons...

Hard, Anne.

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Smith, Thomas Vernor, 1890-1964

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Educator and politician. From the description of Papers, 1934-1945. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52247966 Thomas Vernor Smith (1890-1964) was active academically and politically in Chicago. A native of Texas, he received a B.A. from the University of Texas in 1915 and an M.A. in 1916. He taught at the University from 1919 to 1921. In 1922, he received a PhD from the University of Chicago, where he served as Professor of Philosophy, and la...

Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977

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Louis Untermeyer was a noted author, editor, and translator. His tastes were eclectic, and his friendships many; he produced more than one hundred books, and volumes of letters. His numerous poetry anthologies have helped introduce verse to generations of schoolchildren. From the description of Heinrich Heine, paradox and poet, 1936. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 56550722 From the description of Louis Untermeyer letter to Judith Wright McKinn...

Cullen, Yolande Dubois.

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Spencer, Anna Garlin, 1851-1931

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Anna Carpenter Garlin, b. 1851 in Attleboro, Mass.; minister, feminist, educator, pacifist, and writer on ethics and social problems; m. William H. Spencer, a Unitarian minister, in 1878; held a series of teaching posts as such institutions as the University of Wisconsin, the University of Chicago, and Teacher's College, Columbia University, teaching about issues of religion, aspects of marriage and the family, the role of women, sexuality, and philanthropy; d. in New York, 1931. Fro...

Stein, Clarence S.

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Architect, city planner (lived 1882-1975). Clarence S. Stein began his career as an architect, but turned his attention to planning by the early 1920s. From 1923 to 1926 he was chairman of the New York State Housing and Regional Planning Commission and was among the founders of the Regional Plan Association in 1923. With his partner Henry Wright, he was a leading proponent of the "garden city" concept of planning. He designed or participated in the design of Sunnyside Ga...

MacNeill, Ben Dixon, 1889-1960

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Author and journalist of Buxton on Hatteras, N.C. From the description of Ben Dixon MacNeill papers, 1937-1960 (bulk 1951-1960) [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 27183610 Ben Dixon MacNeill was born in 1889 in Laurinburg, N.C., the son of Alexander Benjamin and Flora MacKinnon MacNeill. He worked as a journalist for several North Carolina newspapers, including the Wilmington Star-News and the Raleigh News and Observer. MacNeill also had...

Holtzoff, Alexander, 1886-

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Johnston, Eric A. (Eric Allen), 1895-1963

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Motion picture executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Eric A. Johnston : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481310 Material for biographical note taken from "The Eric A. Johnston Story" by Ralph P. Edgerton, 1979. (Copy located in The Westerners, Spokane Corral Records [Ms 141].) Eric Johnston has been described as ambitious, aggressive, and industrious. With a plethora of natural ta...

Price, Lucien, 1883-1964

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Author and journalist. From the description of Fifty years backstage, 1960 Jan. 4. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 85787292 Junius Lucien Price was an American writer of books and for publications including the Boston Evening Transcript and the Atlantic Monthly . At the time of his death at age 81, he was still writing for the Boston Globe . From the guide to the Lucien Price additional papers, ca. 1863-1964., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, H...

Burnham, William Henry, 1855-1941

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Whiting, Lilian, 1847-1942

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Lilian Whiting (1847-1942) was an American writer, editor, activist and journalist. Born in Niagara Falls, N. Y., Whiting is best known for being one of the first women to edit a newspaper, and for writing the first biography of Kate Field. Her newspaper credits include literary editor of The Boston Traveler and editor in chief of The Boston Budget. She was also active in the cause of women's suffrage. From the guide to the Lilian Whiting Papers, 1880-1920, (Special Collections Resea...