Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Records Relating to the United Nations Conference on the Application of Science and Technology for the Benefit of the Less Developed Areas


Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Records Relating to the United Nations Conference on the Application of Science and Technology for the Benefit of the Less Developed Areas


SNAC Resource ID: 6494122

National Archives at College Park

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Peterson, Esther Eggertsen, 1906-1997 (person)

Esther Peterson was born Esther Eggertsen in Provo, Utah, on December 9, 1906. She was one of six children: Luther ("Bud"), Algie, Thelma, Anna Maria, Esther, and Mark. Her parents, Lars and Annie (Nielsen) Eggertsen , were the children of Danish immigrants who walked across the plains to Utah seeking freedom to worship as Mormons. The Eggertsens were Republicans, but Esther Peterson became an active Democrat, working in the fields of education, labor, women's rights and consumer a...

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Woodward, Theodore E. (Theodore Englar), 1914- (person)

Pye, Lucian W., 1921-2008 (person)

Political scientist. From the description of Reminiscences of Lucian Wilmot Pye : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574139 Epithet: Mrs British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000799.0x00020a ...

Vietorisz, Thomas, 1926-.... (person)

Alderfer, Harold F. (Harold Freed), 1903-1983 (person)

Dr. Harold F. Alderfer was born in 1906 and was raised in Souderton, Pennsylvania. He received his bachelor of arts degree in 1922 from Bluffton College, Bluffton, Ohio, and his master of arts and doctor of philosophy degrees from Syracuse University. He held the honorary doctor of laws degree from Parsons College, Fairfield, Iowa. He joined the political science faculty at Penn State in 1928 and in 1936 was instrumental in organizing the Institute of Local Government, a department in the Colleg...

Dyckman, John W. (person)

Professor of Geography and Environmental Engineering, Urban Planning; Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Regional Development and Planning, Lille, France. John W. Dyckman received a B.A. from Chicago Teachers College in 1944, and holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Chicago. He began working in the planning field in Chicago. During the 1950s he served as consultant to the American Council to Improve Neighborhoods, the New York City Planning Dept. for Capit...

Hoselitz, Bert F. (Bert Frank), 1913-1995 (person)

Malone, Carl C. (Carl Curtis), 1901- (person)

Carl C. Malone (1901-1986) received his B.S. (1923) in Animal Husbandry from Iowa State College (University). He was employed by Iowa State as an Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics (1942-1944); an Associate Professor (1944-1947) and Professor (1947-1961) of Economics and Sociology; and as a consultant (1960-1969) for the Ford Foundation in India. Malone is the author of five books, including How to Make Your Farm Pay (1950) and A Guide to Agricultural Moderniz...

Leighton, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1908-2007 (person)

Alexander Leighton graduated from Princeton University in 1932, a Master's degree from Cambridge University, and an M.D. from Johns Hopkins Medical School. During his psychiatric training he was granted a Social Science Research Fellowship, which allowed him to carry out field work among the Navajo under the sponsorship of Columbia University in collaboration with his wife and fellow resident Dorothea Cross Leighton. From the description of Alexander H. and Dorothea Cross Leighton Na...

Baumgartner, Leona, 1902-1991 (person)

Leona Baumgartner (1902-1991), A.B., 1923, University of Kansas; M.A., 1925, University of Kansas; Ph.D., 1932, Yale University; M.D., 1934, Yale University, was the first female Commissioner of Public Health for New York City, 1954 to 1962, and later became an Assistant Director of the Agency for International Development (AID), a position she held until 1965. She was named Visiting Professor of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Boston, in 1966, where she served until her retirement in...

Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006 (person)

Galbraith taught economics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of John Kenneth Galbraith, 1958. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973248 John Kenneth Galbraith was born in Iona Station, Ontario, Canada in 1908. He emigrated to the United States in 1931 and became an American citizen in 1937. He received degrees from Ontario Agricultural College (1931), University of California (1933, 1934), and studied at Cambridge, England (1937-38). His academic career has...

Bradfield, Richard, b. 1896 (person)

White, Gilbert F. (person)

Environmental science writer and former president of Haverford College, Pennsylvania. From the description of Gilbert F. White papers, 1964. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 52889670 ...

Frederiksen, Harald D., 1930- (person)

Wingo, Lowdon (person)

Lasswell, Harold D. (Harold Dwight), 1902-1978 (person)

Harold Dwight Lasswell was a political theorist, author, and professor of law and political science. Lasswell received a Ph.D from the University of Chicago in 1926. From 1939-1946 Lasswell served as director of War Communications Research at the Library of Congress, and from 1946-1970 he taught law and political science at Yale University. In his later career Lasswell became increasingly interested in policy sciences and the Policy Sciences Center in New York City. From the descript...

Ely, Northcutt, 1903-1997 (person)

American lawyer; executive assistant to the secretary of the interior, 1929-1933. From the description of Doctor Ray Lyman Wilbur : third president of Stanford and secretary of the interior : typescript, 1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122369773 Known particularly for his outstanding accomplishments in the field of water rights, Mr. Ely was legal representative of various interests in disputes over water projects on the Colorado and other rivers. He was also executive a...

Schramm, Wilbur, 1907-1987 (person)

Schramm was professor of English, first director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and director of the School of Journalism at the University of Iowa; dean or director of communications programs at the University of Illinois, Stanford University, and the East-West Center, University of Hawaii; d. 1987. From the description of Papers of Wilbur Schramm, 1936-1949. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233118799 ...

Healy, Kent T. (person)

Staley, Eugene, 1906-1989 (person)

American economist and educator. From the description of Eugene Staley papers, 1923-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754871688 ...

Burton, Glenn W. (Glenn Willard), 1910-2005 (person)

Zacharias, Jerrold Reinach, 1905-1986 (person)

Wolman, Abel, 1892- (person)

Engineer and educator. From the description of Papers of Abel Wolman, 1904-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131685 Sanitary engineer. From the description of Reminiscences of Abel Wolman : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309734659 Biographical Note: Trained as a civil engineer, Wolman spent his career merging engineering with hygiene and public health issues. His areas of expertise...

Kellogg, Charles E. (Charles Edwin), 1902- (person)

Clawson, Marion, 1905-1998 (person)

Wolfbein, Seymour L. (Seymour Louis), 1915-.... (person)

Ackerman, Edward A. (Edward Augustus), 1911-1973 (person)

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Bryce, Murray D. (person)

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Grebler, Leo (person)

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McDermott, Walsh, 1909-1981 (person)

Physician. McDermott (d. 1981) was Chair, Dept. of Public Health, New York Hospital; Associate Professor of Medicine, Cornell University Medical Center; and Senior Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. From the description of Papers, 1922-1982, 1972-1981 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122513922 ...

Parker, Marion L. (person)

Smith, Datus C. (Datus Clifford), 1907-1999 (person)

Beers, Howard W. (Howard Wayland), 1905- (person)

Russell, M. B. (person)

Brooks, Norman H. (person)

Sherwood, Thomas K. (Thomas Kilgore), 1903-1976 (person)

Gillson, Joseph L. (Joseph Lincoln), 1895- (person)

Parsons, Kenneth H. (person)

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Scrimshaw, Nevin S. (person)

Professor of Nutrition, MIT. Dr. Scrimshaw did his undergraduate work at Ohio Wesleyan University and received an M.A. in biology and a Ph.D. in physiology from Harvard in 1941. He attended the University of Rochester medical school and received his M.D. in 1945. From the guide to the Nevin Scrimshaw papers, 1950-1985., (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library) Professor of Nutrition, MIT. Dr. Scrimshaw did his undergraduate work ...

Matzko, John J. (person)

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Tybout, Richard A. (Richard Alton), 1920- (person)

Toulmin, Harry T. (Harry Theophilus), 1916- (person)

Kelly, Harry C. (person)

Allen, William H. (person)

Stakman, E.C. (Elvin Charles), 1885-1979 (person)

Plant pathologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Elvin Charles Stakman : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309738905 Elvin C. Stakman, B.A. (1906), M.A. (1910), Ph.D. (1913) University of Minnesota. Professor (1913-1953) and head of the Department of Plant Pathology (1940-1953), University of Minnesota. United States Department of Agriculture agent, head of the federal government's South American rubber expediti...

Dubos, René J. (René Jules), 1901-1982 (person)

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Darby, William J. (William Jefferson), 1913-2001 (person)

Guyol, Nathaniel B., 1908- (person)

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Bruner, Jerome S. (Jerome Seymour) (person)

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Teichert, Curt, 1905-1996 (person)

Dees, Bowen C. (Bowen Causey), 1917- (person)

Ryall, A. Lloyd (Albert Lloyd), 1904- (person)

Colm, Gerhard, 1897-1968 (person)

Gerhard Colm was best known for his work as the Chief Economist of the National Planning Association and serving as a leading economic adviser for both the Roosevelt and Truman administrations. Colm was born on June 30, 1897 in Hamburg, Germany to Emil and Olga Strassburger Colm. He received his doctorate in 1921 from the University of Frieburg and did post-graduate work at the University of Munich and the University of Berlin. Colm served as a statistician for the German government, but left go...

Fisher, Joseph L. (person)

Joseph Lyman Fisher (1914-1992), economist, educator, author, and congressman, was born in Salesville, Rhode Island on January 11, 1914. After earning his undergraduate degree at Bowdoin College, Fisher went on to graduate work at the London School of Economics, Harvard University, and George Washington University. In 1942 he married the former Margaret Saunders Winslow. Fisher's career, spanning over fifty years, included planner for the National Resources Planning Board, economist for the Unit...

Hagan, William Arthur, 1893-1963 (person)

William Arthur Hagan was a professor of Veterinary Bacteriology, and the fourth Dean of the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine. His term ran from 1932-1959. From the guide to the William A. Hagan papers, 1917-1961, (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library) Professor of Veterinary Bacteriology, and Dean, New York State Veterinary College. From the description of William A. Hagan papers, 1917-1961. (Cornell University Libr...

Kelley, John M. (person)

Bronk, Detlev W. (Detlev Wulf), 1897-1975 (person)

Scientist and educator, Detlev W. Bronk was born in New York City in 1897. He received the B.A. from Swarthmore College in 1920, the M.S. in physics in 1922, and the Ph.D. in physics and physiology, both from the University of Michigan. From 1928 to 1929, as a Fellow of the National Research Council, he conducted studies with English scientists E.D. Adrian and A. V. Hill on the mode of discharge of impulses by motor nerve cells and shed light on many problems of sensory physiology a...

Robock, Stefan Hyman, 1915- (person)

Langbein, Walter Basil, 1907- (person)

Hemphill, William R. (William Ross), 1930- (person)

Rigney, J. A., 1920- (person)

Leopold, Luna B. (Luna Bergere), 1915-2006 (person)

Geologist and hydrologist. From the description of Papers. (American Institute of Physics). WorldCat record id: 77584639 Biography Luna B. Leopold is a professor emeritus of geology and landscape architecture at the University of California, Riverside. From the guide to the Inventory of the Luna B. Leopold Term Papers Collection, 1967-1986 (bulk 1983-1986), (Water Resources Collections and Archives) ...

Lush, Jay L. (Jay Laurence) (person)

Professor of Animal Husbandry. J.L. Lush was appointed Professor of Animal Husbandry at Iowa State in 1930. He later served as Department Head and Distinguished Professor of Animal Science (through 1971). Lush developed improvement of livestock through his genetic and biometric research. He founded the field of population genetics, which redefined the concept of animal breeds along statistical norms. Lush was also at the forefront of synthetic hormone research, and Lush ...

Schad, Theodore M. (person)

Theodore M. Schad (1918-2005), a civil engineer and water resources policy expert, served in a number of federal and private agencies over his career. From the description of Papers of Theodore M. Schad, 1969-1973. (Poudre River Public Library District). WorldCat record id: 301318166 Theodore M. Schad, a water resource policy expert and civil engineer, worked for a number of federal agencies and private organizations, always seeking a better approach to water re...

Fitch, Lyle C. (Lyle Craig) (person)

Urban planner; interviewee b. 1913. From the description of Reminiscences of Lyle C. Fitch : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597842 ...

Perloff, Harvey S (person)

Perloff taught architecture and urban planning at the Univ. of Chicago, 1947-55; director, Resources for the Future, Inc., for eight years; appointed by President Kennedy to the Committee of Nine of the Alliance for Progress, on which he served for two years; became chairman of the Committee on National Urban Policy in 1981; wrote 17 books on urban planning, including Education for planning : city, state, and regional (1957); became dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Plan...

Williams, G. Mennen, 1911-1988 (person)

Governor of Michigan (1949-1960), and Justice of the Supreme Court of Michigan (1970- ). From the description of Gerhard M. Williams papers, 1949-1960 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 495705218 Michigan Democratic Governor, 1949-1960; Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, 1961-1966; U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, 1967-1969; Michigan Supreme Court justice, 1970-1987. From the description of G. Mennen Williams papers, 1883-1988. (Unive...

Meyerson, Martin. (person)

President of the University of Pennsylvania from 1970 to 1981. From the description of Correspondence to Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1968-1979. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243693747 Martin Meyerson was born in New York City in 1922. With an A.B. degree from Columbia University in 1942 and a master of city planning degree from Harvard University in 1949, he was assistant professor in the planning program of the University of Chicago from ...

papanek, Gustav Fritz (person)

McKelvey, V. E. (Vincent Ellis), 1916- (person)

Aubrey, Henry G. (person)

Nahai, Lotfollah (person)

Millikan, Max Franklin, 1913-1969 (person)

Max Franklin Millikan (1913-1969) educator, economist, and intelligence officer, was Assistant Director of the Office of Research and Reports at the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) from 1951 to 1953. Before and after his time at the CIA, Millikan served as director of the Center for International Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From the description of Millikan, Max F. (Max Franklin), 1913-1969 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581641...

Clague, Ewan, 1896-1987 (person)

Economist. From the description of Reminiscences of Ewan Clague : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309729155 From the description of Reminiscences of Ewan Clague : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451491 From the description of Reminiscences of Ewan Clague : oral history, 1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565161 ...

Pico, Rafael, 1912- (person)

Knipling, E. F. (person)

Johnson, Sherman E. (Sherman Elbridge), 1908- (person)


Checchi, Vincent (person)

Murdock, Thomas G. (Thomas Glenn), 1901- (person)

Fratar, Thomas J. (person)

Overstreet, William C. (William Courtney), 1919- (person)

Sabin, Albert B. (Albert Bruce), 1906- (person)

Dr. Albert Sabin, developer of the oral, live virus polio vaccine, began his career in biomedical research in 1926 while still a student at New York University where he received his M.D. degree. He worked at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research from 1935-1939. From 1939 through 1969, Dr. Sabin was successively Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Research Pediatrics, and Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and The Children's Ho...

Langmuir, Alexander D. (person)

Langmuir earned his Harvard AB in 1931. From the description of Herein are contained some odd and interesting facts concerning the Boston editions of the Tribune Primer : a little book of nonsense by Eugene Field / compiled by Alexander D. Langmuir. [1931] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075939 Alexander Duncan Langmuir, 1910-1993, AB, 1931, Harvard College; MD, 1935, Cornell University; MPH, 1940, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, was Professor o...

Ewing, Claude H. (person)

Chenery, Hollis Burnley (person)

Hendricks, E. L. (Ernest LeRoy), 1909- (person)

Astin, Allen Varley, 1904-1984 (person)

Physicist. From the description of Reminiscences of Allen Varley Astin : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587023 Physicist and director, National Bureau of Standards. From the description of Allen Varley Astin papers, 1939-1973 (bulk 1950-1970). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983150 From the description of Papers, 1939-1973 (bulk 1950-1970). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34576578 ...

Weller, Thomas Huckle, 1915-2008 (person)

Thomas Huckle Weller, 1915- , AB, 1936, University of Michigan; SM, 1937, University of Michigan; MD, 1940, Harvard Medical School, was awarded the 1954 Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine with John Enders and Frederick Robbins for the successful cultivation of poliomyelitis virus in tissue cultures, which contributed to the development of polio vaccines. Weller was Assistant Director of the Research Division of Infectious Diseases at Children's Hospital in Boston, Mass. from 1949 to 1954, w...

Hagan, Robert Mower, 1916- (person)

Ericksen, George Edward (person)

Bredo, William (person)

Tumin, Melvin M. (Melvin Marvin), 1919-1994 (person)