Angela Morgan Papers 1893-1957
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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935
Social reformer; founder of Hull House settlement, Chicago. From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Louis J. Keller, Chicago, 1912 May 13. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496308 From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Paul M. Angle, Springfield, Ill., 1932 June 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496294 Founder of Hull House in Chicago. From the description of Cor...
National League of American Pen Women
The National League of American Pen Women, Inc. (NLAPW) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) membership organization for women. The first meeting of the League of American Pen Women was organized in 1897 by Marian Longfellow O'Donoghue, a writer for newspapers in Washington D.C. and Boston. Together with Margaret Sullivan Burke and Anna Sanborn Hamilton they established a "progressive press union" for the women writers of Washington." Seventeen women joined them at first, professional credentials...
Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951
William Randolph Hearst Sr. (April 29, 1863 – August 14, 1951) was an American businessman, newspaper publisher, and politician known for developing the nation's largest newspaper chain and media company, Hearst Communications. His flamboyant methods of yellow journalism influenced the nation's popular media by emphasizing sensationalism and human interest stories. Hearst entered the publishing business in 1887 with Mitchell Trubitt after being given control of The San Francisco Examiner by his ...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940
California poet. Raised near Vacaville, became a schoolteacher in Coloma and later in Oakland. Became famous overnight with publication of "The Man with a Hoe," his protest against brutalization of labor, in "San Francisco Examiner" (January 15, 1899). Following this success Markham moved to New York where he scored another triumph with "Lincoln and Other Poems" (1901). He became a well-known reader of his own poems and lecturer of idealistic views, but his creative output for remainder of life ...
Markham, Anna Catherine, 1859-1938
Wife of Edwin Markham and secretary of the Poetry Society of America. From the description of Letter, 1927 April 18, Staten Island, N.Y., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184905008 ...
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
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. Biographical Note 1856, Dec. 28 Born, Staunton, Va. 1870 ...
National Woman's Party
National Woman’s Party (NWP), formerly (1913–16) Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, American political party that in the early part of the 20th century employed militant methods to fight for an Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Formed in 1913 as the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, the organization was headed by Alice Paul and Lucy Burns. Its members had been associated with the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), but their insistence that woman suffr...
Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968
Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1878. Sinclair was an American author, novelist, journalist, and political activist who wrote many books in several genres. He is most well-known for his exposé, The Jungle regarding conditions in Chicago's meat packing plants, which influenced the passage of the Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906. Much of Sinclair's writing was related to the economic and social conditions of the early twentieth century. He was heavily in...
National Music League
Morgan, Albert Talmon, 1841-1922
Lynch, Frederick Henry, 1867-1934,
Sarett, Lew, 1888-1954
American author, lecturer, professor of speech at Northwestern University. From the description of Papers of Lew Sarett, 1923-1927. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55771782 From the description of Letter to DeVere Allen, 1926 December 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56526965 English professor, lecturer, and poet. From the description of Correspondence, 1921-1941. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23311937...
Clark, Thomas Curtis, 1877-1953
Banning, Kendall, 1879-1944
Author and historian, of Old Lyme, Conn. From the description of Papers, 1930-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70954029 ...
Jones, Jenkin Lloyd, 1843-1918
Minister, pacifist. Pastor, All Souls Church, Chicago, Illinois. Secretary, Western Unitarian Conference, 1874-1884. Founder, Unity magazine, 1878. Founder, Abraham Lincoln Centre, 1905. Chairman, Committee of Administration, Henry Ford Peace Expedition. From the description of Papers, 1861-1932 (inclusive), 1888-1901 (bulk). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52246354 Jenkin Lloyd Jones, born in Wales in 1843, was brought to the United States ...
Aked, Charles F. (Charles Frederic), 1864-1941
General Federation of Women's Clubs
Zitkala is the Indian name for Gertrude Bonnin, 1876-1938. From the guide to the National Council of American Indians records, 1926-1938, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...
Parkhurst, C. H. (Charles Henry), 1842-1933
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970
Clergyman and pacifist; died 1970. From the description of Frederick Joseph Libby papers, 1846-1973 (bulk 1890-1970). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982364 Biographical Note 1874, Nov. 24 Born, Richmond, Maine 1894 Bachelor of arts, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine ...
Smith, George Jay, 1866-1938
Dutton, Samuel Train, 1849-1919
Church Peace Union
Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1914, the Church Peace Union included Protestants, Catholics, and Jews. In 1961, the name was changed to the Council on Religion and International Affairs. From the description of Collection, 1915-1961. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 27371102 Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1914. Known as Council on Religion and International Affairs, after 1961. From the description of Records of the Church Peace Union, 19...
Stidger, William L. (William Le Roy), 1886-
Methodist-Episcopal clergyman and writer. Brown class of 1912. From the description of Letters to William Leroy Stidger, 1917-1949. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122691965 ...
Eastman, John Coates, 1862-1925
Reynolds, Paul Revere, 1864-1944,
BIOGHIST REQUIRED Paul Revere Reynolds became the first literary agent in America when he established his business in New York in 1893. Together with is son, Paul Revere Reynolds, Jr. (1904- ), he handled some of the most prominent British and American authors of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The son joined his father in 1923 and later became president of the agency. From the guide to the Paul Revere Reynolds Papers, 1899-1980., (Columbia University. Rare Book and ...
Vivisection Investigation League.
Peale, Norman Vincent, 1898-1993
Peale was licensed and ordained in 1922 by the Methodist Church. He held a pastorate at Marble Collegiate Church in New York City from 1932-1984. He wrote many books, perhaps his most popular being the 1952 "Power of Positive Thinking." Peale's ideology of positive thinking won him worldwide acclaim. From the description of Papers, 1936-1975. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat record id: 30451926 Dr. Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993) wa...
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940
BIOGHIST REQUIRED Director of Henry Street Settlement in New York City. Miss Wald retired from active directorship in 1932. From the guide to the Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1895-1936, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Lillian D. Wald (1867-1940), a public health nurse and social worker in New York City on the Lower East Side, was a pioneer in American social work and public health. She founded the Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service of...
Lengel, William C. (William Charles), 1888-1965
A portion of this correspondence is from Nellie M. Lengel, wife of William C. Lengel. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore and Helen Dreiser, 1910-1957. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155891687 ...
Bigelow, William F. (William Frederick), 1879-1966
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
WILPF developed out of the International Women's Congress against World War I that took place in The Hague, Netherlands, in 1915 and the formation of the International Women's Committee of Permanent Peace; the name WILPF was not chosen until 1919. The first WILPF president, Jane Addams, had previously founded the Woman's Peace Party in the United States, in January 1915, this group later became the US section of WILPF. Along with Jane Addams, Marian Cripps and Margaret E. Dungan were also foundi...
Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933
Corinne Roosevelt Robinson was the sister of Theodore Roosevelt. From the description of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson photograph album, not before 1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612794212 Corinne (Roosevelt) Robinson, younger sister of American president Theodore Roosevelt and wife of Douglas Robinson, was a published poet and active member of the Republican Party. From the description of Papers, 1847-1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id:...
Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944
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...
Hammond, Emily V. (Emily Vanderbilt Sloane), 1874-1970
Fagnani, Charles Prospero, 1854-1940.
Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament.
Organized for the purpose of promoting legislation for universal disarmament; active from 1930 to 1936, chiefly in and around Philadelphia; William I. Hull, professor of international relations at Swarthmore College served as chairman; Sophia H. Dulles was executive secretary; Mary Winsor, Eliza M. Cope, William Eves III and Edward N. Wright were among the most active members, many of whom were Quakers. From the description of Records, 1930-1937. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection...
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: ...
Booth, Evangeline, 1865-1950
Women's National Committee for Hands Off the Supreme Court.
Rider, Fremont, 1885-1962
Arthur Fremont Rider (1885-1962) was an American editor, author and librarian. Born in Trenton, New Jersey, the son of George Arthur and Charlotte Elizabeth (Meader) Rider, he was educated in the public schools in Middletown, Connecticut and later in Syracuse, New York. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1905 with a PhB (Bachelor of Philosophy) and went on to the New York State Library School in Albany. Syracuse University awarded him the honorary LHD (Doctor of Hu...
American Neutral Conference Committee
This Committee's purpose was to call a conference of neutral nations to mediate between the World War I belligerents, with the aim of ending the war. Jane Addams and Emily Greene Balch were Committee vice-chairmen. From the description of Collection, 1916-1917. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 26751401 ...
Hammond, John Henry, 1871-1949
Harriman, Karl Edwin, 1875-1935
Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945
Socialist Party (U.S.)
The Socialist Party (U.S.) was founded in 1901, bringing together moderate socialists from the Social Democratic Party, and dissident members of the Socialist Labor Party. In 1936 the ongoing differences between the “Old Guard” and “Militant” factions, resulted in a split, with the Militant group retaining the SP name and much of the membership, while the Old Guard faction retained most of the organizational and financial assets. From the guide to the Socialist Party (U.S.) Minutes, ...
MacManus, Seumas, 1869-1960
Debs Memorial Radio Fund.
Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956
L. Hollingsworth Wood was a Quaker attorney, born at Mt. Kisco, N.Y., the son of James and Emily (Hollingsworth) Wood. His sister was Carolena Wood (1871-1936). Wood graduated from Haverford College (1896) and Columbia University Law School (1899). He worked actively in the areas of peace, civil rights, and African American and Quaker education. From the description of Prison Reform Papers, 1913-1937. (Swarthmore College). WorldCat record id: 56362168 L. Hollingsworth Wood, ...
Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964
Publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of Ben W. Huebsch : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740245 From the description of B. W. Huebsch papers, 1893-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981210 American publisher. From the description of B. W. Huebsch records, 1909-1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 496102541 Bi...
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...
Guthrie, Kenneth Sylvan, 1871-1940
National Kindergarten Association (U.S.)
The National Kindergarten Association (NKA) was founded in 1909 by Bessie Locke as National Association for the Promotion of Kindergarten Education (changed name in 1911), and ceased operations in 1974. It worked to improve kindergartens in the United States. From the description of Records, [ca. 1888-1974]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122684755 ...
First Church for Animal Rights.
Shaw, Mark R. (Mark Revell), 1889-
Shelly, William Alfred, 1854-1930
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...
Morgan, Angela, 1874-1957.
American poet and novelist, author of numerous poems (some with anti-war themes), and participant in International Congress of Women at The Hague in 1915 and subsequent activities of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. From the description of Angela Morgan papers, 1861-1957. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422714 Angela Morgan was an American poet and novelist, the author of numerous poems (some with anti-war themes). She was ...
Bureau of Legal First Aid.
Del Mar, Eugene, 1864-1941
Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922
James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce, was a British writer, historian and statesman. Born in Belfast, he was educated at Glasgow University and later Oxford, he practiced law briefly, but returned to Oxford as a professor of civil law. He served in Parliament for many years, and held several government positions, including Ambassador to the United States. A renowned historian, he was also a productive writer of travel books, law tracts, and political theory. Universally admired and liked, an obituary...
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933
Cooke, Edmund Vance, 1866-1932
American author of fiction and poetry, noted lecturer. From the description of Letters from Edmund Vance Cooke [manuscript], 1899-1926. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647997688 ...
National Unemployment League (U.S.)
Elson, William H. (William Harris), 1856-1935
Crow, Martha Foote, 1854-1924
Martha Foote Crow, educator and writer, was born in 1854 in Sackets Harbor, New York, the daughter of the Reverend John B. and Mary Pendexter (Stilphen) Foote. She received a Ph.D. in 1885 from Syracuse University. In 1884 she married archaeologist John M. Crow, who died in 1891. Mrs. Crow served on the faculty of Ives Seminary, Waynesburg College, and Wellesley College, becoming principal of Grinnell College in 1884. In 1891 she became assistant professor of English lit...
Carnegie, Dale, 1888-1955
Adams, Fred Winslow, 1866-1945
Wetherill, Samuel Price.
Holmes, Burton, 1870-1958
Olmsted, Mildred Scott, 1890-1990
League for the Larger Life.
Bridgman, Howard Allen, 1860-1929,
Conant, Isabel Fiske
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928
Social investigator, peace worker, and feminist, Crystal Eastman was the daughter of Samuel Elijah and Annis Bertha (Ford) Eastman, both ordained Congregational ministers. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers, 1889-1931 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008284 For biographical information re: Crystal Eastman and her mother Annis (Ford) Eastman, see Notable American Wome...
Haggard, Sewell, 1879-1928.
Randall, John Herman, 1871-1946
Trent, Lucia, 1897-1977
Pierpont, John, 1785-1866,
Unitarian clergyman, poet, and reformer. From the description of Papers of John Pierpont [manuscript], 1825-1885. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647953935 American poet. From the description of Passing away -- a dream : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, [1837 or later]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 560671584 John Pierpont was born in Connecticut in 1785; he graduated from Yale in 1804 and tried several professions before beco...
United Peace Chest.
National Cathedral Association
Cheyney, Ralph, 1896-1941
Edward Ralph Cheyney, 1896-1941, poet and author. William Orton Tewson, 1877-1947, b. Surrey, England; joined New York Times in 1907 and in charge of Hearst newspapers in New York, 1912-1916; became editor of Literary Review of New York Evening Post; wrote many important writers asking for their vote on "the most beautiful line of poetry." From the description of Letter to Tewson, 1925 June 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 58750029 ...
Authors' League of America
Organization founded in 1912 for the protection of copyright. From the description of Letter from the Authors' League of America to an unknown recipient, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136277 From the description of Letter from the Authors' League of America to an unknown recipient [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647844409 ...
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961
Pacifist and worker for social reform, Balch was involved in many humanitarian and civic organizations, including the Boston Women's Trade Union League and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. From the description of Papers, 1915-1947 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007140 Peace leader. President of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, U.S. Section (1928-1933). Received Nobel Peace Prize (1946). ...
Henry Ford Peace Expedition 1915-1916
BIOGHIST REQUIRED The purpose of the Henry Ford Peace Expedition was to call a conference of delegates from non-combatant countries during World War I. In the winter of 1915-1916, the Ford Peace Expedition carried a delegation of Americans to Norway, Sweden, and Holland to meet with fellow European pacifists. Henry Ford hosted the "Peace Ship," which served as both a vehicle for travel and for collaboration amongst its passengers. BIOGHIST REQUIRED During the months prio...
Condon, Randall J. (Randall Judson), 1862-1931
Randall J. Condon was an educator born in Friendship, Me. in 1867; graduated from Colby College; principal at Richmond, Me., 1886-89; Maine House of Representatives, 1886-1888; Superintendent of Schools in Everett, Mass., Helena, Montana, Providence, Rhode Island, and Cincinnati, Ohio; Vice President of the National PTA, 1926-31; Trustee of Colby College, 1925. From the description of Papers 1862-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 778701396 ...
Bestor, Arthur Eugene, 1879-1944.
Paquin, Samuel Savil, 1868-1943
Weller, Charles Frederick, 1870-
Beckley, Zöe, d. 1961.
World Court League.
Baldwin, Ruth Standish.
Ladd, Walter Graeme.
Epithet: gunner RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000295.0x0003a2 Epithet: Colonel; of St. James, Westminster British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x0003e0 ...
Frank, Henry, 1854-1933
White, Trumbull, b. 1868
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.)
The Fellowship of Reconciliation originated during World War I as a pacifist organization and later became involved in civil rights activities in the South. From the description of Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) records, 1933-1973 (bulk 1955-1968). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476463 The Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR) in the U.S. was founded in 1915 by Christian pacifists. The organization, whose members are now drawn from many religious groups, seeks to apply p...
International Congress of Women (1915 : Hague, Netherlands)
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964
American clergyman and reformer. From the description of The voice of God is calling : autograph poem signed, 1930 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269557327 John Haynes Homes (1879-1964) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised near Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1902 and Harvard Divinity School in 1904. He received honorary doctorates from Benares Hindu University, Rollins College, and Meadville Theological School. He served as...
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...
Griggs, Edward Howard, 1868-1951
Born Owatonna, Minn. Author, lecturer on ethics. From the description of Papers, 1927-1932. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 52462042 ...
Paine, Albert Bigelow, 1861-1937
American author and editor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) and typewritten letter signed : Redding, Conn., to F.A. Duneka, 1908 Jul. 9-1911 Apr. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611536 Author & editor. From the description of Letters of Albert Bigelow Paine [manuscript] 1910, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647934359 Albert Bigelow Paine was born in New Bedford, Mass., but grew up in the Midwest. For ten y...
Emergency Peace Federation (U.S.)
The Emergency Peace Federation, organized by George Foster Peabody, Louis P. Lochner, and Lella Secor Florence, was a hastily assembled peace coalition that sought to check the U.S. drift into World War I. It was to promote the idea of a lasting and durable peace and to encourage President Woodrow Wilson to mediate between warring nations. In July 1917 the Federation merged with the People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace. From the description of Collection, 1914-1917. (S...
League of Small and Subject Nationalities.
Woman's Pro-League Council.
The Woman's Pro-League Council actively supported the League of Nations. It worked with the League of Nations Non-Partisan Association to provide a joint information-distribution bureau. One stated objective was the insertion of a plank favoring entrance of the United States into the League of Nations into both Republican and Democratic Party platforms in 1924. The Council's headquarters was in New York City. From the description of Collection, 1922-1923. (Swarthmore College, Peace C...
People's Chorus of New York.
Hays, Will H. (Will Harrison), 1879-1954
Republican politician, namesake of the Hays Code for censorship of American films. Born in Sullivan, Indiana in 1879. Hays served as the Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1918-1921, managing the successful campaign of Warren G. Harding for the presidency in 1920. Following Harding's election, Hays was appointed Postmaster General in 1921, a post he held until 1922, when he resigned in order to become the first President of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America...
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.)
Initiated in late 1935 by the American Friends Service Committee and other pacifists; originally planned as a two-year campaign to rally peace, religious, labor, African-American and student groups; aim was to organize a national campaign to promote peace principles in the face of preparation for war in Europe, and to keep the United States out of war; may have been preceded by the Emergency Peace Committee (1931-1933), though this has not been documented. The first EPC office opened in Feb. 1, ...
Carnegie, Louise Whitfield, 1857-1946
Barton, Bruce, 1886-1967
American businessman, author, politician. From the description of Letters and broadsides, 1925-1927. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32958530 From the description of Papers of Bruce Barton [manuscript], 1925-1927. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806333 ...
William G. McAdoo
Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981
American author, journalist, and world traveller. From the description of Letters, 1961-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553309 Newscaster, foreign correspondent, and explorer. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1890]-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155531746 Thomas was a radio and television broadcaster, author, and world traveler. From the description of The Lowell Jackson Thomas papers. 1916-2010. (University of Utah). WorldC...
Young, William Wesley, 1868-
Poetry Society of America
The Poetry Society of America (PSA) was founded in 1910 in New York City "to aid poets and poetry". Members are professional practicing poets; associate members are critics, lecturers, librarians, educators, and patrons. The Society maintains a collection of books of poetry. From the guide to the Poetry Society of America records, ca. 1917-ca. 1948, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) The Poetry Society of America (PSA) was founded ...
Matthews, Brander, 1852-1929
Author, critic, and member of the Columbia English Department Faculty from 1891-1924. Matthews was an influential figure in the literary and dramatic worlds of New York and London from the 1880s throughtout his life. He was a member of numerous social and literary organizations, serving as president of the Dunlap Society, the Modern Language Association, and the National Institute of Arts and Letters, among others. From the description of Papers, 1877-1962. (Columbia University In th...
Costain, Thomas B. (Thomas Bertram), 1885-1965
Friends of Freedom for India.
Women's Peace Society
Founded in Oct. 1919 by Fanny Garrison Villard, Elinor Byrns, and other women who had resigned from the New York State branch of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom; advocated universal and complete disarmament, free trade, and adherence to principles which precluded subscribing to war loans or helping by money or work any relief organization which supported or condoned war; ceased operations in 1933. From the description of Records, 1914-1933 (bulk 1919-1933). (Swarth...
Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942
Thomas J. Mooney was born on December 8, 1882 in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Indiana and Massachusetts. A molder by trade, Mooney first came to California in 1908, permanently settling in San Francisco in 1910. There he became involved in the work of the Socialist party and various labor organizing activites. In 1916, Mooney and Warren K. Billings were wrongfully convicted of the Preparedness Day bombing of July 22. Mooney's plight became a cause amongst labor until his eventual release and ...
Industrial Workers of the World
The IWW is a labor organization dedicated to uniting laborers around the world into a single large union. From the description of Collection 1916-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 778701431 Established in Chicago in 1905 by sponsors of socialism and the remnants of previous labor unions, including the Knights of Labor, Western Federation of Miners and the American Labor Union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), or "Wobblies", evolved into a radical industrial unio...
Branch, Anna Hempstead, 1875-1937
American poet, of Brooklyn, N.Y. From the description of Anna Hempstead Branch letter to Edith A. Watson, 1891 Dec. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 123945395 Branch was born on March 18, 1875 in New London, Conn. and lived in a house occupied by her grandmother's family since 1640 known as Hempstead House. She was educated at Smith College (1897) and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. While at the Academy she became acquainted with...
Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943
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)...
Coleman, George W. (George William), 1867-
Wheeler, E. J. (Edward Jewitt), 1859-1922
Fleischer, Charles, 1871-1942.
O'Hara, Geoffrey, 1882-
Wiley, Franklin Baldwin, 1861-
Franklin Baldwin Wiley was born 28 September 1861, the son of Franklin Wiley, a stockbroker, and Sarah Maria Baldwin. He was raised in Plainfield, N.J., and attended Plainfield Public School, where he graduated in 1879. Wiley was a newspaper correspondent in New York from 1880 to 1884 and then attended Harvard University, graduating in 1888. Wiley acquired a staff position with the Boston Evening Transcript in 1891. While a staff reporter at the newspaper, Wiley published the Harvard Guide Book ...
People's Mandate to Governments to End War
Laidler, Harry W. (Harry Wellington), 1884-1970
Economist. From the description of Reminiscences of Harry Wellington Laidler : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451940 Harry Laidler, economist, author, educator and socialist activist, was born in Brooklyn, New York, February 18, 1884. He received his B.A. from Wesleyan University (1907) where he was one of the founders of the Intercollegiate Socialist Society. He received a LL.B. from Brooklyn Law School in 1910 and ...
Keyes, Frances Parkinson, 1885-1970
Frances Parkinson Wheeler Keyes (1885-1970), born in Virginia, was married to Henry Wilder Keyes (1863-1938); they had three children. Henry W. Keyes became governor of New Hampshire in 1917 and a United States senator in 1919. The family maintained multiple residences. Frances Parkinson Keyes wrote popular romantic novels emphasizing local color, descriptions of life among the upper classes, and generation-spanning sagas. She wrote over fifty books, alternating between books about Louisiana wit...
Thomas Norman Mattoon, 1884-1968
Norman Mattoon Thomas (1884-1968), was a leading American socialist, pacifist, author, and six-time presidential candidate on the Socialist Party of America ticket, between 1928 and 1948. Born in Marion, Ohio, he was a graduate of Princeton University, attended Union Theological Seminary, where he became a socialist, and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1911. Thomas opposed the United States' entry into the First World War, a position that earned him the disapproval of many in his soci...
American Peace Society.
Formed in 1828 in New York City; headquarters later moved to Hartford, Boston, and Washington, D.C. From the description of Certification, 1871 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70963148 The American Peace Society was the first nationally based secular peace organization in the United States. It was formed in 1828 from the merging of several state and local peace societies of New York, Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts; the oldest, the New York Peace Society, dat...
Bragdon, Claude Fayette, 1866-1946
Claude Fayette Bragdon, architect, stage designer, author, and poet, was born in Oberlin, Ohio, on August 1, 1866. In 1891 he moved to Rochester, N.Y., and in 1923 he settled in New York City until his death in 1946. His architectural designs include Rochester's New York Central Railroad Station and the Rochester First Universalist Church. His books include THE GOLDEN PERSON IN THE HEART (poems, 1898), ARCHITECTURE AND DEMOCRACY (1918), MERELEY PLAYERS (1929), and MORE LOVES THAN ONE (autobiogra...
Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898
American abolitionist. From the description of Letters to Henry David Thoreau [manuscript], 1861 April 9 & 13. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814558 Massachusetts born abolitionist and labor agent for the New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and American anti-slavery societies. From the description of Letter, Aug. 27, 1864. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53791439 ...
International Council for Patriotic Service.
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1850-1919
American journalist and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Home" [Johnstown Center, Wisconsin], to "Dear Hattie", 1872? Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587512 From the description of Papers of Ella Wheeler Wilcox, 1884-1919. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31083828 Popular poet and Theosophist. Wilcox was born in Wisconsin and began writing poetry at an early age. Among her best-known works are "Poems of passion," "Poem...
Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937
Author; United States ambassador to Italy. From the description of Autograph poem signed, entitled "Rheims", 1814 Sep. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270492661 From the description of Autograph poem "The Cost" signed, 1914 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270492676 Epithet: Editor 'The Century Magazine' New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x000372 Magazine ed...
Carruth, Hayden, 1862-1932
Carruth was an American author. From the description of Letter, 1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78885691 Editor and author. From the description of Letters to William Gerard Chapman, 1913-1916. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54674230 Hayden Carruth (originally Fred Hayden Carruth) (1862-1932) was an American newspaper publisher, journalist, humorist, and author of juvenile fiction. After working for various weekly newspapers in the Mi...
Chamberlain, Samuel Selwyn, 1851-1916.
Jones, Edith Lloyd.
Erskine, John, 1879-1951
Epithet: Reverend; DD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000214 Title: 9th Earl of Mar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000219 John Erskine, educator, writer and musician, was born in New York on October 5, 1879. He received an A.B. in 1900, an A.M. in 1901, a Ph.D. in 1903 and an LL.D. in 1929 from Columbia Univ...
Burton, Ernest DeWitt, 1856-1925
Born 1856 Granville, Ohio. Died 1925 Chicago, IL. A.B., Denison University, 1876; D.D., 1897. D.D., Oberlin College, 1912. D.D., Harvard University, 1920. Professor and Head, Department of New Testament and Early Christian Literature, University of Chicago, 1892-1925; Director of University Libraries, 1910-1925; Acting President, 1923; President, 1923-1925. Oriental Educational Investigation Commissioner, 1908-1909. From the description of Papers, 1875-1969 (inclusive). (University o...
Ladd, Kate Macy, 1863-1945
McAdoo, Eleanor Wilson, 1889-1967
Eleanor Randolph Wilson McAdoo, born in 1899, was the youngest daughter of Woodrow and Ellen Louise Axson Wilson. She was the author of short stories and two books. She was also active in the United World Federalists movement. She died in Montecito, Calif., in 1967. The collection also contains papers of Ellen Wilson McAdoo, Mary Faith McAdoo Bush, William Gibbs McAdoo, Ellen Louise Axson Wilson, Jessie Woodrow Wilson Sayre, Margaret Woodrow Wilson, and President Woodrow Wilson. From...
Towne, Charles Hanson, 1877-1949
Charles Hanson Towne (1877-1949) was an author, editor and popular New York celebrity. From 1924 to 1929 he edited many magazines including Smart Set, Delineator, Designer, McClure's, and Harper's Bazaar. He also wrote poetry, novels, plays, travel essays, song cycles, lyrics for musicals and operettas, memoirs, and newspaper columns; taught poetry at Columbia University; and toured with the Broadway hit, Life With Father. Much of his writing celebrated New York City and he was considered to be ...
Van Dyke, Henry, 1852-1933
American clergyman, educator and writer. From the description of Letter to Joseph LeRoy Harrison, 1916 April 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51926632 From the description of Papers of Henry Van Dyke, 1895-1925. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51926567 Clergyman, Princeton University professor of English literature, and sports writer. From the description of Letters to Eugene V. Connett, 1919-1920. (Manchester City Library)...
Musser, Benjamin Francis, 1889-1951.
Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928
Fanny Garrison Villard, daughter of the abolitionist William LLoyd Garrison, was a social reformer and champion of woman's suffrage and international peace. She married the journalist Henry Villard in 1866. After her husband's death in 1900 she devoted herself to such organizations as the NAACP, Diet Kitchen Association, and Women's Peace Society. From the description of Fanny Garrison Villard correspondence and papers, 1857-1928. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367604 ...
James, William, 1842-1910
William James was the preeminent American philosopher of his day. His reinterpretations of psychology and pragmatism were among his major contributions to world thought, and his work continues to reward study and inspire analysis. From the description of William James letter to A.G. Dew-Smith, 1883 Dec. 1. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50757824 From the description of William James letter to Violet Paget, 1908 July 29. (Pennsylvania State Uni...
People's Council of America.
Woman's Peace Party
The Woman's Peace Party (WPP) was formed in Jan. 1915 on a platform calling for a conference of neutral nations, limitation of armaments, organized opposition to militarism in the U.S., democratic control of foreign policy, and extension of the franchise to women. In Apr. 1915, the WPP became the American Section of the International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace. Jane Addams served as chairman. WPP became the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in Nov...
Stoner, Winifred Sackville, d. 1931
Eaton, Lily W.
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983
Radical professor; socialist; pacifist during World War I era; author and lecturer; leader of "back-to-the-earth" movement. From the description of Papers, 1943-1988. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 20061606 American sociologist. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Toledo, Ohio, to Eckstein Case, Cleveland, Ohio, 1917 April 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806119 Scott Nearing began his career as a t...
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945
Theodore Dreiser was an American literary naturalist and author of two of the most significant works of early twentieth-century American fiction, SISTER CARRIE (1900) and AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY (1925). From the description of The mercy of God : manuscript, [1900-1945?] / by Theodore Dreiser. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 63051908 Editor and author. From the description of Theodore Dreiser papers, 1910-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009534 ...
Morgan, G. Campbell (George Campbell), 1863-1945
Epithet: religious writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x000390 ...
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-
Stevenson, Egbert, 1872-1962
Anthologist, author, and librarian. From the description of Papers of Burton Egbert Stevenson, 1900-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449581 Biographical Note 1872, Nov. 9 Born, Chillicothe, Ohio 1890 1893 Attended Princeton University...