Howard H. Russell Papers 1840-1946
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Hill, J. Lister (Joseph Lister), 1894-1984
Joseph Lister Hill (December 29, 1894 – December 20, 1984) was an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he represented Alabama in the U.S. Congress for more than forty-five years, as both a U.S. Representative (1923–1938) and a U.S. Senator (1938–1969). During his Senate career he was active on health-related issues, and served as Senate Majority Whip (1941–47), and Hill also served as the Chair of the Senate Labor Committee. At the time of his retirement, Hill was the fourth-mo...
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906
Susan B. Anthony (born Susan Anthony; February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906) was an American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. Born into a Quaker family committed to social equality, she collected anti-slavery petitions at the age of 17. In 1856, she became the New York state agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society. In 1851, she met Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who became her lifelong friend and co-worker in social reform activ...
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Anti-slavery advocate. From the description of Circular and letter, 1848 Jan. 21, Boston, to Rev. Mr. Russell, South Hingham. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 231311718 Abolitionist and reformer William Lloyd Garrison was founder of the Boston abolitionist paper, The Liberator, and the New England Anti-Slavery Society. From the description of Papers, 1835-1873 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007257 Abolitionist and lectur...
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later reelected to ...
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1839-1937
John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937) was born in Richford, New York to William Avery Rockefeller and Eliza Davison. In 1853, he moved with his family to Cleveland, Ohio where he studied bookkeeping. With partner Maurice B. Clark, Rockefeller built an oil refinery in 1863 and bought out his partner two years later. In 1864, he married Laura Celestia “Cettie” Spelman, with whom he had four children. Two years later, Rockefeller joined his brother William to establish Rockefeller, Andrews, & Flagler, wh...
Russell, Howard H. (Howard Hyde), 1855-1946
Congregational minister and founder of the American Anti-Saloon League. From the description of Howard Hyde Russell papers, 1840-1946. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 154302192 Howard Hyde Russell was the leading spirit in inaugurating the Anti-Saloon League movement. As a founder and the first superintendent of the Ohio Anti-Saloon League, Russell played an influential role in establishing the Anti-Saloon League of America and became the national ...
Foster, J. Ellen (Judith Ellen), 1840-
Judith Ellen Horton Foster, 1840-1910, temperance leader, lawyer, and Republican organizer, was born in Lowell, Massachusetts. The wife of lawyer Elijah Foster, she moved to Iowa, where she studied law and became the first woman to appear before the Supreme Court of Iowa. She became the Woman's Christian Temperance Union's legal adviser and superintendent of Legislation and Petitions, and later the president of the Iowa WCTU. Foster organized the Woman's National Republican Association, a group ...
Bashford, J. W. (James Whitford), 1849-1919
James Whitford Bashford was a resident Methodist bishop in China. From the description of James Whitford Bashford diaries, 1905-1918 (bulk 1906-1912). (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 528992920 From the description of James Whitford Bashford diaries, 1905-1918 (bulk 1906-1912) [microform] (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 708356603 ...
Russell, Charles Edward, 1860-1941
Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Charles Edward Russell, 1864-1941 (bulk 1900-1930). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80347779 Journalist, author, poet, and political activist; won the Pulitzer Prize in 1930 for his biography of Haym Solomon in the Revolution; a founder of the NAACP; socialist candidate for Governor of New York State, and U.S. President. From the description of Album, 1937-1940. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: ...
Anti-saloon League of America
Temperance organization, with offices in Columbia, S.C., at 1302 Main Street near Lady Street; founded, 1893, in Oberlin, Ohio. From the description of Records, 1919 July 14-1920 Feb. 17. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 56526390 ...
Johnson, William E. (William Eugene), 1862-1945
Leader in the Anit-Saloon; known as "Pussyfoot Johnson" for his stealthy enforcement of prohibition laws for the Indian Service of Oklahoma. From the description of William E. Johnson letter to Will Owen Jones [manuscript], 1927 March 26. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647998489 William Johnson, born in 1922, was an African American from Philadelphia. From 1942 to 1945 he served in the army as Private first class, maintaining communications as a l...
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
Charles Dickens, English novelist. From the guide to the Charles Dickens manuscript material : 7 items, 1842-1851, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Charles Dickens (1812-1870), the Victorian novelist. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography . From the guide to the Correspondence of Charles Dickens, with related material, ca. 1834-1955, (Leeds University Librar...
Barrows, John Henry, 1847-1902
American author and historian. From the description of Letter and an envelope, 1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367396091 John Henry Barrows was born in Medina, Michigan in 1847. He studied at Olivet College, Yale Divinity School, Union Theological Seminary, and Andover Theological Seminary before being ordained to the Congregational ministry in 1875. In 1881, he became pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Chicago. In 1893, he organized the World's Parliament of Re...
Edison, Thomas Alva, 1847-1931
Thomas Alva Edison (born February 11, 1847, Milan, Ohio – died October 18, 1931, West Orange, New Jersey), American inventor and businessman who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures. These inventions, which include the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and early versions of the electric light bulb, have had a widespread impact on the modern industrial...
King, Henry Churchill, 1858-1934
Henry Churchill King was born at Hillsdale, Michigan on September 18, 1858. He received the A.B. from Oberlin College in 1879 and the B.D. from the Oberlin Theological Seminary in 1882. In 1884, after a year spent at Harvard University, he returned to Oberlin as Associate Professor of Mathematics. In 1890, he became Associate Professor and in 1891 Professor of Philosophy. He spent the year 1893-94 at the University of Berlin. In 1897, he succeeded President James H. Fairchild as Professor of The...
Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948
Josephus Daniels, son of Josephus and Mary (Cleves) Daniels, was born in Washington, North Carolina, May 18, 1862. He attended the Wilson Collegiate Institute. On May 2, 1888, he married Addie W. Bagley. At the age of eighteen, he was editor of the "Wilson Advance"; admitted to the bar in 1885; state printer for North Carolina, 1887-1893; chief clerk, Department of the Interior, 1893-1895; editor of the "Raleigh State Chronicle", 1885; editor of the "Raleigh State News and Observer", 1894-1919; ...
McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1863-1941
Lawyer, business executive, Democratic Party leader, U.S. secretary of the treasury, Director General of Railroads, and U.S. senator from California. From the description of Papers of William Gibbs McAdoo, 1786-1941 (bulk 1880-1941). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063506 McAdoo was born near Marietta, Cobb County, GA, on Oct. 31, 1863; attended the Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; admitted to TN bar in 1885 and began law practice in Chattanooga, TN; moved to NYC, 1892; devel...
Daugherty, H. M. (Harry Micajah), 1860-1941
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...
Sheldon, Charles M., 1857-1946
Dr. Sheldon was the author of several religious books, the most well-known being "In His Steps". (See Kansas Collection card catalog for his works available in this library.) From the guide to the Letters, 1899-1900, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection) Charles Monroe Sheldon was born February 26, 1857 in Wellsville, New York. His father was a Congregational minister so the family moved five times before settling in South Dakota. Sheldon ...
Woolley, John G. (John Granville), 1850-1922
Baker, Purley Albert, 1858-1924
Lawrence, David, 1888-1973
Lawrence was an American magazine and news service founder, editor, columnist, and author. From the description of David Lawrence papers, 1901-1973 (bulk 1915-1970) (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 82032044 20th century American journalist, founder of United States Daily (1926) and U.S. News and World Report. From the description of David Lawrence correspondence [manuscript], 1924-1962. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 252711653 ...
Cadman, S. Parkes (Samuel Parkes), 1864-1936
Pastor of Central Church, Brooklyn, New York; Radio Minister of the Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America. From the description of Letter to Mrs. J. Malcolm Forbes, 1931 December 31. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53891030 S. Parkes Cadman (1864-1936) was an American clergyman, newspaper columnist, and radio personality. He was a radio pioneer, one of the first Christian ministers to begin broadcasting sermons in the 1920s. He was known for his prom...
Russell, Joseph A.
Fosdick, Harry Emerson, 1878-1969
Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system, particularly pneumonia From the guide to the Rufus Ivory Cole papers, ca. 1900-1966, 1900-1966, (American Philosophical Society) Ordaine...
Dow, Neal, 1804-1897
Dow was born in Portland, Maine on March 20, 1804, the son of Josiah Dow and his wife, Dorcas Allen Dow. Josiah Dow was a member of the Society of Friends (commonly known as Quakers) and a farmer originally from New Hampshire. Dorcas Allen was also a Quaker, and a member of a prosperous Maine family headed by her prominent grandfather, Hate-Evil Hall. They had three children, of whom Neal was the middle child and only son. After his marriage, Dow's father opened a tannery in Portland, which soon...
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933
Epithet: president of the United States British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00001d Calvin Coolidge's son John married John Trumbull's daughter Florence. From the description of Letter, 1931 March 16, Northampton, Mass., to John H. Trumbull, Plainville, Conn. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 25622017 For information on Pres. Coolidge, see an encyclopedia. No information is...
Booth, Evangeline, 1865-1950
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884
Wendell Phillips (born November 29, 1811, Boston, Massachusetts – died February 2, 1884, Boston, Massachusetts), orator and reformer, was one of the leaders of the abolitionist movement in Boston, Massachusetts, wrote frequently for William Lloyd Garrison's Liberator, and eventually became president of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He contributed much to the cause through inflammatory speeches favoring the division of the Union and opposing the acquisition of Texas and the war with Mexico. ...
Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946
First director, United States Forest Service (1905). He changed the name of protected "forest preserves" to "national forests" and advocated a controversial "wise use" policy for the resources of the national forests, whereby a greater use of forest resources, such as tree harvests and grazing rights could be permitted. From the description of Correspondence, 1905-1945. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 40804560 Forester and governor of Pennsylvania. F...
Sarony, Napoléon 1821-1896
Artist and photographer. From the description of Napoleon Sarony correspondence, 1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980397 ...
Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893
Brooks was an Episcopal clergyman. He was rector of Trinity Church, Boston (1868-1893) and bishop of Massachusetts (1891-1893). From the description of Sermons and lectures, 1858-1891. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 81069474 From the description of Correspondence and compositions, 1831-1901 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79390105 From the description of Papers, 1832-1892. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122575025 ...
Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951
Publishing, radio executive; Kansas governor; U.S. senator from Kansas. Of Garnett, Topeka, Kan. From the description of Arthur Capper papers, 1853-1956 (bulk 1918-1948). (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 85600345 ...
White, William Allen, 1868-1944
American journalist known as the "Sage of Emporia"; owner and editor of the "Emporia Gazette." From the description of Papers of William Allen White, 1890-1940 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837106 Journalist. From the description of Letters, 1889-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644557 Pulitzer Prize-winning Emporia, Kansas, newspaper editor and author. From the description of William Allen White letter...
Sheppard, Morris, 1875-1941
Morris Sheppard (1875-1941) was born May 28, 1875, in Wheatsville, Texas. He received his AB degree from the University of Texas in 1895 and his LLB in 1897. He also earned an LLM degree from Yale University, before beginning his law practice in Pittsburgh and Texarkana. In 1902, Sheppard was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives to fill the space left vacant by his father’s death. He served until 1913 when he became a U.S. Senator, a post he would hold until his own death in...
American Council on Alcohol Problems
Formerly the Anti-Saloon League of America. From the description of American Council on Alcohol Problems records, 1916-1969. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 82578172 The Anti-Saloon League of America (A.S.L.A.), established in 1893, was a non-partisan political pressure organization which sought to mobilize church forces against the liquor traffic. One of the most important and most powerful components within the A.S.L.A. was the Office of General ...
Fess, Simeon D. (Simeon Davidson), 1861-1936
Chairman of the United States Senate Committee on the Library. From the description of Letter, 1929, January 31, Washington, D.C., to William C. Pelkey, Providence, Rhode Island. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122598877 ...
Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914
Springfield (Sangamon Co.), Ill. republican politician. From the description of Papers, 1910. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38386302 U.S. senator and representative from and governor of Illinois. From the description of Shelby M. Cullom correspondence, 1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984527 Governor of Illinois, 1877-1883, and U.S. Senator, 1883-1913. From the description of Autograph. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Lib...
Strong, Josiah, 1847-1916
Wheeler, Wayne Bidwell, 1869-1927
Superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League of America. From the description of Wayne Bidwell Wheeler papers, 1918-1926. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421182 ...
Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916
American educator who served as the president of the University of Michigan. From the description of Letter, 1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367566221 President of the University of Michigan, minister to China and Turkey. From the description of James Burrill Angell papers, 1845-1916. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419061 Editor of Providence Journal, 1860-1866. From the description of Letter, [ca.1860-1866], Providence,...
Kellogg, John Harvey, 1852-1943
Battle Creek, Michigan physician, food scientist, founder of the Battle Creek Sanitarium. From the description of Papers, 1869-1965 [microform]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 20868964 From the description of John Harvey Kellogg papers, 1869-1965. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 84186946 From the description of John Harvey Kellogg papers, 1869-1965. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422010 From the description of P...
Tope, Homer W., 1859-1936.
Ireland, John, 1838-1918
Babson, Roger Ward, 1875-1967
Babson was the author of many books on finance and investment. From the description of Letter : to Frederick S. Ryman, 1912 Jan. 13. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 57722946 ...
Woman's christian temperance union
Temperance organization founded in Cleveland, Ohio in 1874. Campaigning against the use of alcohol and in favor of labor laws and prison reform, the W.C.T.U. became one of the largest and most influential women's organizations of the 19th century. It became global when the World W.C.T.U. was founded in 1883. The organization continued to exist through the 20th century, although membership declined after the passage of the 18th Amendment (Prohibition) in 1919. From the description of ...