Welles mss. 1930-1950 (Bulk 1936-1947)


Welles mss. 1930-1950 (Bulk 1936-1947)

Consists of the correspondence, papers, and memorabilia of actor, writer, producer, director Orson Welles.

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Davis, Bette, 1908-1989

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Biography John Anson Ford (1883-1983) was a member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors between 1934 and 1958 and was Chairman in 1952-1954 and again in 1957. He attended Beloit College in Wisconsin, was first a history and economics teacher, then moved to Chicago to become a newspaper writer. He worked on the Chicago Tribune as assistant to the well-known columnist Henry M. Hyde; on the editorial board of Popular Mechanics Magazine...

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Matthew Mansfield Neely (b. November 9, 1874, Grove, West Virginia-d. January 18, 1958, Bethesda, Maryland) was a Democratic politician from West Virginia. He served as mayor of Fairmon, West Virginia, from 1908 to 1910, then served in both the U.S. Congress and the U.S. Senate. He was governor of West Virginia, from January 13, 1941 until January 15, 1945. From the description of Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 12079394 ...

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Billingsley, Sherman

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Nutt, William

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American author and literary agent; d. 1988. From the description of Paul R. Reynolds collection, 1968. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969344 Epithet: publisher, of New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001129.0x000055 ...

Cross, George Lynn

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Del Rio, Dolores, 1905-1983

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Dolores Del Rio, born in Mexico, was a popular motion picture actress in the 1920s and 1930s. The 1928 silent film Ramona, directed by Edwin Carewe, jump-started her career, as well as that of her co-star Warner Baxter, depicted as Alessandro in one of the photographs. In 1943 Del Rio returned to Mexico to continue her career. From the description of Dolores Del Rio film photographs from Ramona, 1928. 1928. (Loyola Marymount University). WorldCat record id: 42830252 ...

Charles Laughton

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Heppner, Joseph B.

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Sacks, Samuel

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Kann, Maurice

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Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003

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Katharine Hepburn (b. May 12, 1907, Hartford, Conn.-d. June 29, 2003, Old Saybrook, Conn.), American actress. From the description of Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580735 American actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Beverly Hills], to Edward Wagenknecht, 1949 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864087 Although she was best known as a star of the screen,...

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Epithet: film director British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001240.0x00032f ...

Carole Landis

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Richard Brooks was born in upstate New York in 1942. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in music education from the State University of New York at Potsdam, a Master of Arts in music composition from Binghamton University, and a Ph.D. in composition from New York University. He was a member of the music faculty of Nassau Community College from 1975 until 2004, and has served in numerous professional organizations, while composing and arranging over one hundred works for a variety of audience...

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Dandy, Walter Edward, 1886-1946

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Michael Manning

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Sinai, Nathan

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Barrier, Edgar, 1907-1964

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Barry, Iris

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Baxter, Lora

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Willis, Herbert

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Breen, Robert

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Ruth Terry

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Moraes, Vinícius de

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Sundstrom, Frank Leander

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Link, Geo. (Georg), 1829-1908

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Daniels, J. Walter

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Vaughn, Peggy

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Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005

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American playwright and novelist. From the description of Collection, 1936-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363746 From the description of Manuscripts, 1952-1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122412075 From the description of Arthur Miller collection, 1936-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 66895316 Arthur Miller, playwright. From the description of The crucible : screen...

Trepp, Leo

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Schary, Dore

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Dore Schary (1905-1980) was an American motion picture producer and playwright. From the guide to the Dore Schary collection of letters by Confederate soldiers, 1861-1864, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Director Vincent J. Donehue was born on September 22, 1915 in Whitehall, New York to Julian B. Donehue and Helen E. Vincent. His father was director of redevelopment in Albany, New York. Vincent Donehue was educated at Christian...

Patch, Blanche Eliza

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Compton, Richard J.

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Grant, Arnold Monroe

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Johnson, Greer

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Hall, Robert Marshall

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Lionel Barrymore

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Wald, Jerry, 1911-1962

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Moving-picture producer. From the description of Reminiscences of Jerry Wald : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513555 ...

Wyatt, Eustace George William

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Eisenstein, Sergei Mikahailovich

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Amlie, Thomas R., 1897-1973

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Friele, Berent

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Bole, George

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King, Dennis

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Palmer, Robert A., 1936-

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Harman, Hugh

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Liss, Joseph

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Lieber, Perry W.

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Betty Hutton

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Bynner, Witter

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Bynner was an American poet and translator. From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1904-1962. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 81729898 Witter Bynner (1881-1968) graduated from Harvard University summa cum laude in 1902, and in 1907, was the Phi Beta Kappa poet for "Young Harvard." He continued publishing until the release of "New Poems, 1960." He was a lively part of the social and cultural life of Santa Fe, New Mexico, until his ...

Kidder, Kathryn

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Stage actress; b. 1867 in Evanston, Ill.; d. 1939. From the description of Papers, 1883-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70965972 ...

Salemson, Harold J.

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Reisman, Phil

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McCormick, S. Barret, 1890-1965

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Clark, Barrett H. (Barrett Harper), 1890-1953

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Theatre historian and theorist. From the description of Notes on George Moore, 1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78812829 From the description of Notes on George Moore, 1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148335 Dorothy Lockhart (1905-1985) studied voice at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia for four years. After completing her studies, she entered the professional theater in England, starting as a stage hand and working her way up to ...

Scarborough, L. R. (Lee Rutland), 1870-1945

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Scarborough was president of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1915-42, and president of the Southern Baptist Convention, 1938-40. Mullins was president Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1899-1928; president, Southern Baptist Convention, May 1921-1924; president, Baptist World Alliance, 1923-1928. From the description of [Letter, 1928] July 10 Richmond, Va. to [E.Y.] Mullins / L.R. Scarborough. [1928] July 10. (SBTS Library). WorldCat record id: 44492734 ...

George Jessel

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McCarthy, Charles E.

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Gordon, William, 1943-

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Epithet: of Erlstoun British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x0001cd Epithet: of Greenlaw, Castle-Douglas British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x0001ce Title: 2nd Earl of Aberdeen British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000351.0x000122 Epithet: aft...

Capehart, H. Earl (Homer Earl), 1922-

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Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943

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Woollcott, American critic, member of the Algonquin Round Table, and the inspiration for the character of Sheridan Whiteside in the play The Man Who Came to Dinner by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. From the description of [Letters, 1929-1940] / Alexander Woollcott. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 491398373 American drama critic, journalist, playwright, essayist, and actor. From the description of Alexander Woollcott collection, 1921-[194-]. (Boston Univers...

McDonough, J. R.

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Paley, William S. (William Samuel), 1901-1990

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William S. Paley was President of CBS. From the guide to the William S. Paley Letters, 1936, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) William S. Paley was born on September 28, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania in 1922. He worked for his father in the family cigar-making business, Congress Cigar Company, 1922 to 1928. He was a founder of United Independent Broadcasters (lat...

Lawton, Sherman P., 1908-1971

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Moses, Herbert

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Gardner, Edward Frederic

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Meyer, Abe

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Serlin, Oscar

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Madden, Richard. J.

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Cantril, Hadley, 1906-1969

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Moss, Jack

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Crum, Bartley Cavanaugh, 1900-1959

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Lucille Fletcher

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McGaffey, Elizabeth

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Holman, Libby

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O'Shaughnessy, Elim

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McMahon, James O'Brien

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Brown, Arthur William

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Kent, Amalia

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Veiller, Anthony, 1903-1965

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Duffield, Brainerd

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Golden, John, 1950-

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Epithet: Master RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000702.0x0000ed ...

Gordon, Ruth

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Umbreit, Kenneth Bernard

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Sherman, Hiram

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Lasky, Jesse L.

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American screenwriter. From the description of The golden touch, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435950 From the description of The buccaneer, 1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122392910 ...

Shurlock, Geoffrey Manwaring

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Crane, John Oliver.

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Cotten, Joseph, 1905-1994

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Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Joseph Cotten : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569597 ...

Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924

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Joseph Conrad, a major British writer, was born in Poland and became a British subject in 1887. After a twenty year career at sea, he published his first novel, "Almayer's Folly" (1895), successfully launching his writing career. From the description of Letters-Manuscripts, 1908-1913. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122588887 Novelist and short story writer who was born Jozef Konrad Teodor Korzeniowski in Berdichev, Ukraine, and became a British citizen in...

Crosby, Floyd, 1899-1985

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Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971

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American poet. From the description of The Voluble Wheel Chair (for Eugène--March 31,1952) : Baltimore : autograph poem signed, written for Eugène Reynal, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612668 American writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 16 March 1962, to Mr. Miller, 1962 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874504 American poet Ogden Nash was born in New York and raised along the east coast. Afte...

Cohn, Harry

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Tarkington, Booth

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Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979

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American location manager for Twentieth Century-Fox. From the description of Preservation photocopy of a telegram : Los Angeles, Calif., to John Steinbeck, 1949 Apr. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777685508 Epithet: of Twentieth-Century-Fox Film Corporation British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0001ac Screenplay writer, author, and motion picture director. From the guide ...

Knox, Alexander

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Epithet: MD, of Belfast; formerly RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000753.0x00016a ...

Kan, Samuel Ralbe

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Fante, John, 1909-1983

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John Fante was a writer of short stories, novels, and screenplays. He was born April 8, 1909 in Denver, Col. to Nick and Mary Fante. John graduated from Regis High School in 1927 and briefly attended the University of Colorado, Boulder before heading to California to embark on his writing career. In 1930 he began a correspondence with H.L. Mencken, esteemed editor of The American mercury, who published Fante's first story, "Altar Boy" (1932). Fante's early writings established the central confli...

Margetson, Arthur

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Barrymore, Lionel

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After the engravings of Giovanni Battista Piranesi. First performance Indianapolis, Indiana, 23 November 1946, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Fabien Sevitzky conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Piranesi suite / Lionel Barrymore. c1946. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42696866 Barrymore was born as Lionel Blythe on Apr. 28, 1878 in Philadelphia, PA; he became a leading Broadway actor by 1900; began film career in 1909; appeare...

O'Neal, Samuel Amos

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Wright, Loyd Earl

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Yates, Herbert John

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Isaacs, Edith J. R. (Edith Juliet Rich), 1878-1956

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Clark, William H.

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Nova, Barnett J.

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O, Henry

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Ford, Ruth Elizabeth

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Fritchman, Stephen H. (Stephen Hole), 1902-

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Stephen Fritchman (1902-1981) was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He received an AB degree from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1924, a BD from Union Theological Seminary in 1927, and an MA from New York University in 1929. He was ordained in the Methodist Church in 1929 but left that denomination and was ordained as a Unitarian minister in 1930 in Petersham, Massachusetts. He held ministerial settlements in Massachusetts, Maine, and California. He was executive director of the Unitarian Youth Commission f...

Robert Benchley

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Lear, William Powell, 1902-

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Industrialist, inventor;interviewee d.1978. From the description of Reminiscences of William Powell Lear : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513485 ...

Meltzer, Robert

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Methot, Mayo, 1904-1951

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Rackin, Al

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Titus, Edward Coddington

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Hull, Josephine

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Hull lived in Bristol, Pa., and corresponded with George Harvey Hull in Saugus, Mass. By 1879 they had married and were living in Worcester, Mass. They later lived in Cambridge. From the description of Correspondence, 1874-1920 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122506725 ...

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...

Goldwater, Richard M.

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Morse, Joseph Laffan

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Helprin, Morris

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Kersting, Robert Edward

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Leighter, Jackson

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Beaton, Sir Cecil Walter Hardy

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Ellis, Evelyn, 1894-1958

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Halleck, Charles A. (Charles Abraham), 1900-1986

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Halleck was born in Rensselaer, Indiana in 1900. He received an A.B. degree in 1922 and a law degree in 1924, both from Indiana University. In 1934 the Republican candidate for the Second Congressional District died and a special election was called to fill the seat. Halleck won the nomination, was elected and continued to serve for an additional sixteen terms. He was the House Majority Leader from 1953 to 1955, but spent most of his career as minority leader. He was replaced by Gerald R. Ford i...

Magnuson, Warren G. (Warren Grant), 1905-1989

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Warren Grant Magnuson (b. April 12, 1905, Moorhead, Minn.-d. May 20, 1989, Seattle, Wash.), a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from the State of Washington, graduated from the University of Washington law school in 1929 and served in several local and state-wide political posts until 1936 when he was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Congress. During the Second World War he served in the U.S. Navy attaining the rank of lieutenant commander. He was a member of the Senate from 1944 to 1981, se...

Rose, Billy, 1899-1966

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American lyricist. From the description of Autograph block of four postage stamps, each signed : [n.p.], [194-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270924811 ...

Johnson, Nunnally

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American screenwriter. From the description of Typed letter signed: Beverly Hills, Calif., to John [Steinbeck], 1950 Jan 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777866986 Screenwriter, producer, director. From the description of Reminiscences of Nunnally Johnson : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481575 From the description of Reminiscences of Nunnally Johnson : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University ...

Warner, Jack L., 1892-1978

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Johnston, Alva

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Hedda Hopper

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Noriega, José

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Engel, Lehman, 1910-1982

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Composer, conductor, author. From the description of Reminiscences of Lehman Engel : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597833 ...

Tom Pettey

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Edgar Bergen

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Marc Blitzstein

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Prinzmetal, I. H.

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Sullivan, Ed.

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Biographical note Herbert G. Klein (1918-2009) enjoyed a long and successful career in the fields of journalism and communications. He worked as a newspaper journalist and editor, media consultant and executive, and most famously, as the first Director of Communications for the Executive Branch under President Richard M. Nixon. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Klein graduated from the University of Southern California in 1940 with ...

Mercury Productions, Inc.

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Perlman, Ellis Sherman

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Elliott, Bruce, 1938-

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Riley, John Jacob

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Shores, Lynn

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Spear, Ivan

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Stewart, Paul, 1955-....

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Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933

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Author and playwright from Niles, Michigan. From the description of Ring Lardner papers, [ca. 1900-ca. 1933]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419753 American journalist and author. From the description of Typed letter signed : Great Neck, to Mr. Tobias, 1924 Jan. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874962 American journalist and humorist; writer of short stories, plays, and songs. Born Ringgold Wilmer Lardner at...

Gould, Leslie

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Brand, Harry

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F. R. Buckley

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Henry, Robert Kirkland

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Howard, Joseph Kinsey, 1906-1951

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Joseph Kinsey Howard was born in Oskaloosa, Iowa, on February 28, 1906. He went with his mother to Great Falls, Montana, in 1919. After completing high school, he joined the staff of the Great Falls Leader in 1923 as a reporter. Three years later he was named news editor and continued in this job until 1944, when he resigned to become research associate for the Montana Study, a project of the Rockefeller Foundation and Montana State University in Missoula. He left this project after two years to...

McCambridge, Mercedes

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Born March 16, 1916, Joliet, Illinois; Died 2004. Actress and radio performer. Mercedes McCambridge was born on March 16, 1916, in Joliet, Illinois, to Irish Catholic immigrant parents. A theatre major at Mundelein College, she was discovered while a member of the college's verse-speaking choir, catapulting her career in radio and later film and television. While still in school, Mercedes embarked on her professional life with a five-year contract with the National Broadcasting Company for radio...

Morrison, Adrienne, 1883-1940

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Macgowan, Kenneth, 1888-1963

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His "The living stage" was published in 1955. From the description of Letter, 1951 Sep. 18, Los Angeles, to Maurice Browne, London. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365417 Macgowan was born in Winthrop, MA, Nov. 30, 1888; graduated Harvard, 1911; married Edna Behre, 1913; drama critic for Philadelphia evening ledger, the New York globe, Vogue, Theatre arts magazine, and Shadowland; publicity director for Goldwyn Pictures Corp., 1918-19; formed an association w...

Murray, William, 1935-

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Young, Collier

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Lee, Canada

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Leonard Lionel Cornelius Canegata whose stage name was Canada Lee, achieved success in diverse careers, but was best known as an actor of the stage and screen. Born in New York City in 1907, Lee began studying violin at age seven, and made his first concert appearance five years later. His varied career included stints as a jockey and prizefighter. In the 1920's he won the national amateur lightweight title, later becoming a leading contender for the welterweight championship. An ey...

Paul, Elliot

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Williams, Rhys

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Rhys Williams (1929-2003) was born in San Francisco, California. Influenced by his uncle, David Rhys Williams, minister of the Unitarian Church of Rochester, New York, he decided to pursue a ministerial career. He graduated from St. Lawrence University in 1951 and received his B.D. from the Theological School there in 1953. He received an honorary doctorate in 1962 from Emerson College, and another from St. Lawrence University in 1966. He served as a student minister from 1951 to 19...

Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986

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United States ambassador to India, 1951-1953 and 1963-1969. From the description of The Indo-American development program : the problems and opportunities : mimeograph, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867525 Chester Bowles was born on April 5, 1901, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale University in 1924 (B.S.) and established the advertising firm of Benton and Bowles, with William Benton, in 1929. Bowles served in the Office of Price Administration ...

Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848

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U.S. representative from Virginia, jurist, educator, and soldier. From the description of Henry St. George Tucker correspondence, 1822 November 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980667 Henry St. George Tucker, b. Mataox, Chesterfield County, Va., served in the War of 1812; graduated William and Mary where he studied law; professor of law at UVA where he introduced the Honor Code in 1842; served in the Virginia House of Delegates, practiced law and was chancellor of a priv...

Vera Eikel

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Lowe, K. Elmo

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Paul, Elliot Harold

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Compton, Joyce

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Black, Algernon D. (Algernon David), 1900-1993

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Leader of New York Society for Ethical Culture; social reformer. From the description of Papers, 1934-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155488687 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Writer, lecturer, and leader of the New York Society for Ethical Culture. A.D. Black died in 1993. From the guide to the Algernon David Black Papers, [ca. 1932]-1979., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Ethical culture leader, teacher, writer. A.B. Harvard 1923. Relig...

Kaye, Solomon Aaron

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O'NealDaniel Thomas

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Gross, Robert Ellsworth, 1897-1961

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Aircraft manufacturer. From the description of Papers of Robert Ellsworth Gross, 1903-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063310 Airline executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Ellsworth Gross : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122620461 ...


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Sillcox, Luise M.

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Clark, Maurice

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Stander, Lionel Jay

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Hastings, Ross R.

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Arnow, Maxwell

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Logan, Joshua Lockwood

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Bryson, Lyman Lloyd

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Adler, Stella

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Actress and acting teacher. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1982-ca. 1985]. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 21485822 American composer and lyricist. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated [New York], 9 February 1979 and 20 June 1980, to Joan Peyser, 1979, Feb. 9 and 1980, June 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270991896 ...

Field, Marshall, 1834-1906

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Businessman. From the description of Marshall Field correspondence, 1891-1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450239 American merchant. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, to Mr. Schell at Harper & Brothers, 1890 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517828 ...

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

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Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. Six weeks later the family moved to Munich, where he later on began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium. Later, they moved to Italy and Albert continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland and in 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics. In 1901, the year he gained his diploma, he acquired Swiss citizenship and, as he was...

Bernstein, Maurice A.

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Merlin, Milton

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Donald Hough

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Bernstein, Hazel (Moore)

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Keith, Ian

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Huxley, Aldous Leonard

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Lawrence, Gertrude

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Gertrude Lawrence, actress, was born Gertrud Alexandra Dagnar Lawrence Klasen in London, England on July 4, 1898. She was a musical star of stage and screen. She worked frequently with producer John Golden, and with actor and writer Noel Coward. Miss Lawrence's last stage appearance was with Yul Brynner in the musical, The King and I, in 1951. Gertrude Lawrence died on September 6, 1952. From the guide to the Gertrude Lawrence collection, 1910-1952, (The New York Public Library. Bill...

Foster Carling

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Mendes, Catulle

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Armour, Reginald

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Fisher, Lois Jeannette

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Eglinton, William

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Travers, Douglas

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Green, Charles Carrol

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Thompson, Kay

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Blitzstein, Marc

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Marc Blitzstein was an American composer of theater works and oratorios. Shortly before his death in 1964, the Ford Foundation commissioned him to write an opera on the subject of Sacco and Vanzetti for production by the Metropolitan Opera, but the work was not finished. From the guide to the Letters received, 1960-1963, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) ...

Barr, Richard

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Epithet: of Cloth Fair London, tallow chandler British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x0002e4 Richard Barr and Clinton Wilder, founders of the Playwright's Unit, along with Edward Albee, were a major force in producing plays by new, talented playwrights during the 1960s and helped to establish Off-Off Broadway as a viable theatrical venue. Their committment to emerging playwrights whose works were...

Josephs, Ray.

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Ray Josephs (1912- ), a journalist and business consultant, worked as a reporter for the Philadelphia "Evening Bulletin" in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 1939-1946. In 1960 he founded International Public Relations Company, Ltd. (IPRC), a consulting firm which specializes in assisting Japanese companies with public relations in the United States. Josephs is the author of "Argentine Diary," a book about his experience in Argentina and several self-help books. From the description of Pa...

Marjorie Reynolds

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Kapp, Jack, 1901-1949

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Jack Kapp, the founder and president of American Decca Records, made American Decca the second largest record company in the U.S. by 1938. Decca innovations during Kapp's years at the helm included the first mass marketed American "original cast recording" (for Oklahoma!) and the "album" package containing notes and promotional information. Decca artists included hugely popular performers such as Bing Crosby, the Boswell Sisters, the Andrews Sisters, the Ink Spots, Ted Lewis, and the Guy Lombard...

Hendee, Harold F.

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Herrmann, Bernard

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American composer and conductor Bernard Herrmann was born in New York City on June 29, 1911. He attended New York University and the Julliard School of Music. In 1933 he formed the New Chamber Orchestra. Herrmann joined CBS in 1934 as a composer-conductor and from 1936 to 1940 he composed incidental music for a number of radio show episodes. In the following years Herrmann composed music for concert works, operas, film productions and television series. He composed his most famous film scores fo...

Bernstein, Sidney Lewis

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Dorothy Parker

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Hatch, Carl Atwood

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Nevins, Bert

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Durant, Will, 1885-1981

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Also contains correspondence from Ariel Durant, wife of Will Durant. From the description of Correspondence : with W.A. Swanberg, 1963. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155896493 American historian. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Los Angeles, to Mrs. W.L. Graves, 1945 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742337 ...

Paul Trivers

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Sanford, Erskine, 1885-1969

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Jerome, Edwin

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Hyde, John

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Epithet: of Castle Hyde British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001127.0x00021e Epithet: of Add MS 32707 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x0003de Epithet: of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001127.0x00021f Epithet: Lieutenant; of the Ro...

Savage, Bernard

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Himber, Richard

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Green, Theodore Francis

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Myron Dutton

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Swing, Raymond, 1887-1968

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Raymond Gram Swing (Mar. 25, 1887, Cortland, N.Y.-d. Dec. 22, 1968, Washington, D.C.), American print and broadcast journalist. From the description of Swing, Raymond Gram, 1887-1968 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 12012081 Epithet: US journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000295.0x00010c Journalist and radio commentator. Full name: Raymond Gram Swing. ...

Ratoff, Gregory, 1897-1960

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Dutton, Myron

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Hornsby, Henry Haywood, 1923-

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Wilson, Richard Alan

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Geer, Will

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Pringle, Virginia (Nicholson)

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Rettig, H. Earl

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Schankman, Benjamin M.

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Karr, Madeline

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Strauss, Helen M. (Helen Marion), -1987

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Hellyer, David Tirrell, 1913-

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Brady, William Aloysius

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Markle, Fletcher

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O'Daniel, W. Lee (Wilbert Lee), 1890-1969

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Politician and businessman Wilbert Lee “Pappy” O’Daniel (1890-1969) was born in Malta, Ohio, one of two children of William Barnes and Alice Ann (Thompson) O’Daniel. Following his father’s death, shortly after O’Daniel’s birth, his mother remarried and moved the family to Reno County, Kansas. A 1908 graduate of Salt City Business College, O’Daniel became a stenographer and bookkeeper for a flour milling company. In 1917, he married Merle Estella Butcher, with whom he had three child...

Cranston, Geneva (McMath)

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Mishkin, Leo

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Mitchell, Gordon S.

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Houghton, Norris.

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Petersen, Cliff

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Brendan Gill

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Beck, Martin

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Gerstad, John

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Kirk, Mark-Lee

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Kirstein, Lincoln

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American ballet director, writer, and dance historian, 1907-1995. Lincoln Kirstein was born in Rochester, NY, educated at Harvard (B.A. 1929, M.A. 1930). He married Fidelma Cadmus, sister of artist, Paul Cadmus, in 1941 and served in the U.S. Army 1943-45. He co-founded School of American Ballet with George Balanchine and Edward M.M. Warburg in 1934. Participated in the founding and/or direction of American Ballet in 1935, Ballet Caravan 1936-41, Ballet Society in 1946, and became general direct...

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...

Lynn, Bari

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Lyons, Leonard, 1906-1976

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Leonard Lyons, born Leonard Sucher, September 10, 1906, New York, New York, attended the City College of New York from 1924 to 1925, and received his Bachelor of Law degree from St. John's University College of Law in 1928. He was admitted to the New York Bar the same year, then to the Federal Bar in 1929, practicing law in New York City from 1929 to 1934. He married Sylvia R. Schonberger on November 29, 1934. From 1934 to 1974, he wrote The Lyons Den, a syndicated column for the New York Post. ...

Havenner, Franck Roberts

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Whitney, John Hay

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John Hay Whitney John Hay Whitney was born into one of the most prominent American families of the twentieth century; widely known for their interests in business, government, publishing, entertainment, philanthropy, horse racing and breeding, and fine art collecting. He was the second child of Payne and Helen Hay Whitney and born in Ellsworth, Maine, on August 17, 1904, while his parents were summering with Clara Stone Hay (mother to Helen Hay Whitney). Mr. Whitney was ...

Fontes, Lourival

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Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946

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H. G. Wells, Herbert George Wells (b. September 21, 1866, Bromley, Kent, England-d. August 13, 1946, London, England), best remembered for imaginative novels such as The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds, prototypes for modern science fiction, was a prolific writer and one of the most versatile in the history of English letters. He produced an average of nearly three books a year for more than fifty years, in addition to hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. His works ranged from f...

Stoller, Morris

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Godfrey, Peter

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Schaefer, George J.

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Ade, George, 1866-1944

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Hoosier journalist, humorist, and playwright best known for his Chicago Record column, "Stories of the streets and of the town," which was illustrated by John T. McCutcheon; for his syndicated "Fables in slang;" and for his Broadway plays including The college widow and The county chairman. From the description of George Ade papers, 1871-1970. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 41996200 George Ade was born in Kentland, Indiana. He graduated from Purdue University in 188...

Roosevelt, James, 1828-1900

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Knubel, Frederick Hermann

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Frederick Herman Knubel (May 22, 1870-Oct. 16, 1945). American Lutheran pastor. United Lutheran Church in America (ULCA) president, 1918-1944. Born in New York City, N.Y. Graduated from Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary, Gettysburg, Pa. in 1895. Graduate work at the University of Leipzig, Germany, 1895-96. Ordained 1896. Founder and pastor of Church of the Atonement, New York City, 1896-1923. First president of the ULCA, 1918-1944. One of the early leaders in Lutheran World Convention and the Nationa...

O'Neal, Frederick

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Breen, Joseph Ignatius, 1890-1965

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Murray, Sir John

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Booth Tarkington

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Shore and Solomon

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Leventhal, Jules J.

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Sloane, Everett H.

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Huston, John

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Epithet: film producer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0001b9 ...

Riddle, Lawrence Melville

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Sengstacke, Max Lincoln

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Taylor, Davidson

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Norman Foster

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Charney, Wolfe R.

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Moorehead, Agnes Robertson

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Robinson, Kenneth Allen

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Depinet, Ned E.

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Edwards, Hilton, 1903-1982

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Napoli, Nicola

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Monty Woolley

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McGee, Henry Wadsworth

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Bolm, Adolf, 1884-1951

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Adolph Bolm (b. Sept. 25, 1884 in St. Petersburg, Russia; d. April 18, 1951 in Hollywood, Calif.) was a ballet dancer, choreographer, ballet master, and dance teacher. From the description of Adolph Bolm collection, 1895-1982 (bulk 1908-1948). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 671239720 Biographical Note Adolph Bolm was born in St. Petersburg in 1884, entered the Imperial Ballet School in 1894, and became a dancer with the M...

Green, Abel

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Battle, John Tucker

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Van Rensselaer, Alexander Taylor Mason

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Gabel, Martin, 1912-1986

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Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Martin Gabel : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122620481 ...

Hagen, Harold C. (Harold Christian), 1901-1957

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Osserman, J. C.

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Marlin, Max

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Conried, Hans

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Dreyer, Dave

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Jackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983

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Jackson's tenure in the House was briefly interrupted by service in the U.S. Army. He enlisted in 1943, but was recalled by President Roosevelt to congressional service after basic training. Jackson was assigned to the Government Operations Committee's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, a position which quickly put him at the center of the un-American activities controversies and in the national spotlight. He won recognition ...

White, Leslie Edward

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Dolivet, Louis.

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Momsen, Richard Paul.

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Trosper, Kathryn

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Comingore, Dorothy

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Le Compte, Karl Miles

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Elliot, Paul

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Claggett, Manning

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Krebs, Rose

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Ward, Donald G.

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Hergesheimer, Joseph, 1880-1954

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Born February 15, 1880 in Philadelphia, Joseph Hergesheimer was the son of Joseph and Helen MacKellar Hergesheimer. He grew up in a stable, middle-class, suburban family. His father, a cartographer, worked for the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. After studying at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Hergesheimer traveled to Europe on money inherited from his grandfather, studying and painting in Florence and Venice. By 1907, when he returned to the United States and married Dorothy He...

Mary Boland

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Collins, Ray, political analyst

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Young, Scott Alexander

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Granger, Walter Kiel

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Douglas, Melvyn

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Actor; interviewee b. 1901, d. 1981. From the description of Reminiscences of Melvyn Douglas : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451630 From the description of Reminiscences of Melvyn Douglas : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131510 ...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Korda, Sir Alexander

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Bonham, Howard Bryan

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Hill, Roger, 1895-

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Nolan, Joseph (Organist)

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Kesten, Paul W.

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Foster, Norman, 1900-1976

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Crampton, C. Ward (Charles Ward), 1877-1964

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Powell, A. Clayton (Adam Clayton), 1865-1953

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Susan Hayward

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Kahn, Raymond Lee

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Farrar, John Chipman, 1896-1974

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John Chipman Farrar (1896-1974) was an American editor and publisher. From 1916 to 1927 he was the editor of The Bookman, a book review magazine published by George H. Doran Company of New York. In 1928, he help co-founded the publishing house of Farrar and Rinehart, and later in 1946 he also founded Farrar, Straus and Giroux. From the guide to the John Chipman Farrar Letter, Undated, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) The publi...

Newsom, John D. (John Dimmock)

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Wheelock, Ward

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Palmer, Charles C.

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Pettey, Tom S.

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Shurr, Louis

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O'Malley, Rex

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Geiger, Milton

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Hector Chevigny

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Neilson, Rutgers

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Ball, Lucille, 1911-1989

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The Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz collection chronicles the lives and careers of two of the most influential figures in the history of American entertainment. Ball and Arnaz achieved immortality when they created the roles of Lucy and Ricky Ricardo in the ground-breaking television situation comedy "I Love Lucy" in 1952. From the description of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz collection 1915-1990 (bulk 1925-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71128329 ...

Leighton, George Ross, 1902-1966

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George R. Leighton planned to write a history of world's fairs, a subject that had interested him from childhood. He researched the subject for years but did not complete the project. From the description of George R. Leighton collection, 1928-1971 (bulk 1958-1965). (California State University, Fresno). WorldCat record id: 206519320 ...

Klein, Ruth

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Morgan, Brewster Bowen

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Blumenthal, Myron S.

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Sumner, Anna Emily

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McLean, Evalyn Walsh, 1886-1947

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Social leader, of Washington, D.C.. Daughter of Thomas F. Walsh. Married Edward M. McLean in 1907; later divorced. From the description of Papers of Evalyn Walsh McLean, 1874-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131652 ...

Denny, Roger Q.

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Wilkinson, Irving James

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Hammett, Samuel Dashiell

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Connor, Walter X.

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Novo, Salvador, 1904-1974

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Salvador Novo (b. July 30, 1904, Mexico City, Mexico–d. January 13, 1974, Mexico City, Mexico) was a Mexican writer, poet, playwright, translator, television presenter, entrepreneur, and the official chronicler of Mexico City. He was a member of Los Contemporáneos, a group of Mexican writers, as well as of the Mexican Academy of the Language. Novo defied the machismo and conservative Catholicism prevalent in 20th century Mexican culture by making almost no efforts to conceal his sexuality. In th...

Trimble, James W. (James William), 1894-1972

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James W. Trimble was born in Carroll County, Arkansas in 1894. After graduating from the University of Arkansas in 1917, he served as a lawyer, prosecuting attorney and circuit judge. He was elected to Congress as Representative from the Third District from Arkansas in 1944 and served continuously in Congress until he was defeated for re-election in 1966. He died in March, 1972. From the description of Congressional papers of James W. Trimble of Arkansas (1945-1967). 1947-1967. (Wich...

Davidson, Jo

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American sculptor. From the description of Letter : Paris, to William O. Inglis, New York, 1926 April 1. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 316061200 Jo Davidson was an American sculptor who made images of some of the most notable figures of his day. Born in New York City, he studied at the Art Students League and the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He became well-known for his portrait busts, which combine artistic sensibility with psychological insight. Among his subj...

Geis, Bernard

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Stone, Wilson R.

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Cornell, Katharine

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Epithet: American actress and director British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000835.0x0003d1 Katharine Cornell was an American actress and producer. Katharine Cornell was born on February 16, 1893, in Berlin. After attending private schools in Buffalo, Cornell went to Oaksmere School, in Mamaroneck, New York, where she participated in many theatrical productions. Determined to pursue a career...

Ann Sothern

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Napier, Alan, 1903-1988

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White, Ruth Morris

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Hirshfeld, Samuel

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Wise, Robert

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Lana Turner

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Sheen, Fulton John

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Rosten, Norman

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Van Cleve, Edith

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Wood, Audrey

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Freeman, Young Frank

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Counts, George S. (George Sylvester), 1889-1974

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George Sylvester Counts was born on December 9, 1889. His BA from Baker University (1911) in classical studies included the study of history, philosophy, and the natural sciences. He taught for two years in two high schools in Kansas and in 1913 went to the University of Chicago (1913-1916) where he was awarded a Ph. D. magna cum laude, in education and social sciences. Thereafter, he embarked upon a teaching career that took him to various American colleges and universities including Yale Unive...

Rabaut, Louis C. (Louis Charles), 1886-1961

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Langner, Lawrence

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Ince, Alexander

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Drake, Herbert F.

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Cassell, Duncan G.

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Lucille Fletcher Herrmann

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Wise, Jonah Bondi, 1881-1959

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Reform rabbi, communal worker, and editor, of Cincinnati, Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1919-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960601 ...

Ellison, Jerome

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Shor, Bernard

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Gillmore, Frank

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John Fante

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Spiegel, Samuel P.

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Nizer, Louis, 1902-1994

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Lawyer and author. From the description of Papers of Louis Nizer, 1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79632245 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Louis Nizer was a trial lawyer and author of books including My Life in Court, Catspaw, and Implosion Conspiracy. Nizer was born in 1902 in London, though his parents moved to Brooklyn, New York when Nizer was a young child and he spent most of his youth in the United States. Nizer attended Columbia College and earned his ...

Roberts, Kenneth Lewis

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G. K. Chesterton

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White, Wallace Humphrey, Jr., 1877-1952

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Wallace H. White Powerless to his Party Little noted in the realms of political science, even senators with a firm grasp of institutional history may have trouble recalling his name. During his prime years in the House of Representatives, however, Wallace White, Jr. influenced the course of radio broadcasting regulation and helped develop the American Merchant Marine. And in the Senate, White's colleagues considered him one of the kindest, gentlest, and most fair-minded individuals to grac...

Millington, Ernest John Oldknow

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Noble, Peter

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Born in 1917 in Clerkenwell, Peter Noble grew up at the Farningham Home for Boys after the death of his father during WWI. As a young man he joined the Unity Theatre Company, and his first theatrical roles were in Babes in the Wood and Waiting for Lefty . On the outbreak of WW2, Noble volunteered as a stretcher bearer, but was invalided out and returned to the stage appearing in Lady Julie . A number of minor film roles followed, including Escape Dangerous, where he met the actress ...

Sardi, Vincent, 1885-1969

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Fletcher Markle

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Sherwood King

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Howe, G. B.

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Sothern, Ethel Clifton

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Michael Wilson

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Donnell, Forrest C., 1884-1980

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Berton, Ralph

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Saki, 1870-1916

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Pryor, Arthur

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Epithet: of the Boy Scouts Association British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x00022f ...

Schnabel, Stefan

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Winkler, Dan

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Jeffrey, Arthur

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Mantle, Burns, 1873-1948

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American Broadcasting Company

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Wilde Twins (Lee & Lyn)

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Stewart, Donald Ogden, 1894-1980

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American dramatist, humorist, screenwriter. From the description of Letter to Ivan Somerville, [1922] December 24. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53284516 Donald Ogden Stewart, American playwright, humorist, screenwriter, and political activist, was born in Columbus, Ohio on November 30, 1894 to Gilbert Holland and Clara Landon Ogden Stewart. Stewart attended Philip Exeter Academy (1909-1912) and Yale University (1912-1916), where he was a member ...

Lawrence, Donald D.

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Stockton, Frank Richard, 1834-1902

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American fiction writer. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: Frank R. Stockton, Washington, D.C., to Mr. Walker, 1899 March 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823789 American novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charlottesville, Va., to Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1884 Aug. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645458453 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lego, to Mrs. Constance Cary Harrison, 1885...

Macready, George

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Chirello, George

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Jessel, George, 1898-1981

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Entertainer and actor. From the description of Autograph card signed : [New York], to Irene [Gallagher], [192-]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914791 ...

Tunnell, James M. (James Miller), 1879-1957

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Button, A. Ronald (Albert Ronald), 1903-

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Amberg, George H.

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Chávez, Carlos

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Keller, Helen, 1880-1968

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Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968) overcame both blindness and deafness, providing inspiration to many people around the world. She devoted her life to bettering the education and treatment of the blind, the deaf, and the mute, and was a pioneer in educating the public in the prevention of blindness in newborns. When Helen Keller was 19 months old she became ill with a high fever and lost consciousness, becoming deaf and blind. In her autobiography The Story of My Life, a book she first wrot...

Orr, William Anderson

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Guffey, Joseph F., 1870-1959

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Gessner, Robert

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Brown, Myra Berry

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Wright, Richard

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Epithet: MD, of Sherborn British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x0001e2 Epithet: Scrivener, of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x0001ea Epithet: of Holborn British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x0001e8 Epithet: of Brington Ma...

Erstein, Richard

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Alicoate, Charles A.

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Tiss, Wayne

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Maxwell, Elsa

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Epithet: American hostess and writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000135.0x000296 ...

Rosenwald, William, 1903-

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Parsons, Louella (Oettinger)

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Holt, Stella

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Founder and director of the Greenwich Mews Theatre. From the description of Stella Holt papers, 1944-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122575911 ...

Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916

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Epithet: Mrs; of Add MS 37312 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x0001da American author, editor and war correspondent. From the description of Richard Harding Davis Letters concerning South Africa and the Boer War [manuscript], 1899-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 611582020 American newspaperman, war correspondent and novelist. From the description of Letter to Arthur...

Jerome Lawrence

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Garde, Betty

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Actress. Stage actress, New York 1924-1966; Film actress, 1928-1962; Radio actress, 1935-1951; Television actress, 1949-1962. From the description of Betty Garde papers, 1924-1978 and undated (bulk 1930s) (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 60857330 Betty Garde (1905-1989) was an American actress of stage, screen, radio and television. She was born on September 19, 1905 in Philadelphia, PA, and graduated from West Philadelphia High School bef...

Curtiz, Michael, 1888-1962

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Kane, Whitford, 1882-1956

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Whitford Kane (1882-1956) was an English-American actor. From the description of Whitford Kane papers, 1913-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122626671 From the guide to the Whitford Kane papers, 1913-1955, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Arkady Averchenko

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Day, Dennis, 1916-1988

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Smart, J. Scott (Jack Scott), 1903-1960

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Operti, Le Roi

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Hebert, Lolita

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Burnham, Louis E.

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Louis Everett Burnham (1915-1960), African American journalist and activist. Burnham was a member of the Southern Negro Youth Congress and served as editor of Freedom, a newspaper founded in 1951 by Burnham and Paul Robeson, and the National Guardian. From the description of Louis E. Burnham collection, 1941-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 701242808 Louis E. Burnham was the Editor of "Freedom," the newpaper Paul Robeson founded, Associate Editor of the "Nat...

Sheean, James Vincent

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Silvers, Earl Reed, 1891-1948

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Corwin, Norman Lewis

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Cochran, C. B. (Charles Blake), 1872-1951

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Sir Charles Blake Cochran, theatrical producer, agent and promoter. From the description of Sir Charles Blake Cochran papers, 1898-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79763221 From the description of Sir Charles Blake Cochran papers, 1898-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702150310 ...

Jack Benny

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Hope, Bob, 1903-2003

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Bob Hope (b. May 29, 1903, London, England–d. July 27, 2003, Los Angeles, CA) was a star of radio, film, television and stage during the 1940-1970's. He acted, song and danced through much of WW II entertaining troops. He continued entertaining troops though Korea, Vietnam and the Middle East. Additionally, Hope made many guest appearances on television as well as hosting his own specials. ...

Harbin, Vernon

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John, Patrick

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Edington, Harry E., 1888-1949

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Greenstone, Ellison

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Sandburg, Carl

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Curtis, Margaret (James)

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Eliot, Frederick May, 1889-1958

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Frederick May Eliot (1889-1958) was born in Boston and graduated Harvard College with an AB in 1911 and an AM in 1912. He was a Harvard College instructor of government in 1912-1913 and attended Harvard Divinity School from 1912 to 1915. He was ordained to the Unitarian ministry in 1915 at the First Parish in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and also served at the Unity Church in St. Paul, Minnesota. He served as president of the Young People's Religious Union from 1916 to 1918 and served as an army ch...

Bryan, Arthur Q.

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Lederer, Charles

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Robson, William Northrop

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Kilpatrick, John R. (John Reed), 1889-1960

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John Reed Kilpatrick (1889-1960) was born in New York City. He earned his B.A. from Yale in 1911, and enlisted with the New York State Guard from 1912 to 1917. He was chief of the regulating office, AEF as colonel in World War I, then discharged in 1919. He served as President of Madison Square Garden from 1933 to 1942, and returned to active duty in March 1942. He advanced to the rank of brigadier general in July 1942, and was commanding general of the Newport News Port of Embarkation from 1942...

Roberts, Charles

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Epithet: Chairman, South Australian Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001195.0x000306 ...

Forbes, Brenda

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Household, Geoffrey, 1900-1988

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English novelist. From the description of Papers, 1909-1988. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 701229108 ...

Hampden, Walter, 1879-1955

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60g3mr3 (person)

American actor, director, manager, promoter, and critic. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1890-1955] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155508085 Hampden was an American actor. From the description of [Letter] 1930 Jun. 19, 16 Gramercy Park, New York [to] Marjory P. Nield / Walter Hampden. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231685962 ...

Denny, Roger Q.

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Foley, George F.

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Milton Geiger

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Martha O'Driscoll

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Lesser, Sol, 1890-1980

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Motion picture executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Sol Lesser : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309738146 ...

Lee, Robert E. (Robert Earl), 1906-1997

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Kohner, Paul

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Carr, Robert Kenneth, 1908-1979

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Widely respected academician and ninth President of Oberlin College. Born in Cleveland (1908), Carr received his education at Dartmouth (A.B. 1929) and Harvard (A.M. 1930, Ph. D. 1935). He taught in the department of political science at the University of Oklahoma (1931-37) and at Dartmouth (1937-56), contributing to the work of the Truman Commission on Civil Rights. He was elected President of Oberlin College in 1960. As President, Carr is known for reorganizing the adm...

Dann, Robert H.

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Stout, Wesley Winans, 1890-

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Editor. From the description of Papers of Wesley Winans Stout, 1913-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130944 Biographical Note 1890, Jan. 26 Born, Junction City, Kans. 1906 1907 Student, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kans. ...

Bell, Charles Stewart

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Daniels, Jonathan Worth

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Cantor, Eddie, 1892-1964

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Cantor was born Edward Israel Iskowitz on Jan. 31, 1892 in NYC; he was orphaned at age of two and raised by his grandmother; was a vaudeville performer and singing waiter; appeared in Gus Edwards' Kid Kabaret; appeared in Ziegfeld's Midnight frolics in 1916; became star in successive Ziegfeld follies, 1917-1919, and also starred in the producer's shows, Kid Boots and Whoopee; starred in two silent films, Kid Boots (1926) and Special delivery (1927); had own radio show through the 1930s, and was ...

Paul Misraki.

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Kobler, John.

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Author, journalist. From the description of Haitian revolution research materials, 1791-[ca. 1950]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122486157 The John Kobler/Haitian Revolution Research Material was collected in the early 1960's by John Kobler, an author and journalist, toward a biography of Toussaint Louverture. The bulk of the material consists of photocopies of books, pamphlets and printed and autograph documents and letters available in public libraries, arch...

Wilder, Thornton Niven

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Bland, Schuyler Otis, 1872-1950

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Schuyler Otis Bland was born 4 May 1872 in Gloucester County, Va. He attended the College of William and Mary and the University of Virginia Law School. Taught school and practiced law in Newport News, Va. Elected to Congress as a Democrat and served from 1918 until his death 16 February 1950. From the description of Papers, ca. 1875-1950. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 25545517 Schuyler Otis Bland was born 4 May 1872 in Gloucester Co., Va. He attended Co...

Smith, Charles Edward, 1905-1959

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Epithet: surgeon on the 'Diana' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x0002ab ...

Friedberg, Annie

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Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981

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Civil rights leader and journalist; d. 1981. From the description of Papers, 1915-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31605113 Roy Wilkins was born in St. Louis, Missouri, grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota. Wilkins edited the KANSAS CITY CALL, a Black newspaper, from 1923 to 1931. Wilkins became Assistant Secretary of the NAACP in 1931 and became Executive Secretary in 1955. Under his leadership the NAACP grew to 350,000 members. ...

Lois Collier

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Lord, Pauline, 1890-1950

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King, Raymond Sherwood

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Baerwitz, Herbert G.

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Koenig, William J., 1940-....

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Cheli, Bruno

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Winchell, Walter, 1897-1972

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American journalist, newspaper columnist, and radio commentator. From the description of Walter Winchell miscellaneous papers, 1936-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123429617 Walter Winchell was an American journalist and radio personality, remembered as the inventor of the celebrity gossip column. Born Walter Winschel in Harlem, New York, he left school in the sixth grade and worked odd jobs in the neighborhood and on local vaudeville stages. After serving in the navy i...

Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956

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Frederick Webb Hodge was an ethnographer, archaeologist, editor and museum director. Hodge's first exposure to archaeology was as secretary of the Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition. When the project was over he returned to work at the Bureau of American Ethnology as Librarian. His work as editor began with the revitalization of the American Anthropologist and carried through his 2 vol. set of the Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, to the famous 20 vol. set by Edward S. C...

Williams, Roger John

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Lanchester, Elsa, 1902-1986

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Mallery, Richard P.

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Houseman, John.

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Biography Born Jacques Haussmann in Bucharest, Romania on September 22, 1902, of a Alsatian father and English mother; attended Clifton College Preparatory School, Bristol, England, 1916-1918; moved to U.S. in 1924; was grain export businessman while doing freelance writing and translating plays; entered theatrical production and direction upon collapse of stock market; by early 1930s was writing, producing and directing for New York stage; s...

Aalberg, John O.

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Israels, Carlos L.

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Laughton, Charles, 1899-1962

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Charles Laughton was born July 1, 1899 in Scarborough, England to hotel proprietors Robert and Eliza Laughton. He attended the public Jesuit school Stonyhurst College and enlisted into the army during WWI in 1917. In 1924, Laughton enrolled in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art to study acting and drama. Soon Laughton was starring in many professional theatrical and film productions in London. In 1927, Laughton met the actress Elsa Lanchester; they were married in 1929. Laughton and Lanchester fi...

Bennett, Richard

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Epithet: election agent British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001083.0x0000ab Epithet: US actor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000498.0x000007 Richard Bennett was born in Ireland in 1899. He came to this country in 1903. Later in his life he visited family in Ireland frequently and the material he gathered there became the basis fo...

Thackrey, Theodore Olin

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O'Neal, Emmet

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Yurka, Blanche

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No biographical information available at this time. From the guide to the Blanche Yurka Papers, 1959, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]) ...

Jarvis, Al

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Bagnall, George L.

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Williams, Franklin Hall

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Bakaleinikoff, Constantin R.

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Lee, Charles

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Epithet: Perpetual Curate of Holy Trinity, St Pancras, London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000219.0x000237 Charles Lee was born in 1731 in Dernhall, Cheshire, England, to John Lee and Isabella Bunbury Lee. He attended school at Bury St. Edmunds and in Switzerland. In 1747, he was an ensign in the British army and in 1751, appointed a lieutenant in the 44th Regiment. He served in the British army during the F...

Hayes, Helen

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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)...

Wanger, Walter, 1894-1968

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Morgenthau, Henry, 1891-1967

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Epithet: US banker and diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x000351 Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (1891-1967), neighbor and life-long friend of Franklin D. Roosevelt, served under Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt as Conservation Commissioner of the State of New York from 1929 to 1933. He was also Chairman of the Advisory Commission on Agriculture, and member of the Taconic State Park Commission. Under Pres...

Weissberger, Augusta

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Piazza, Ben

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White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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Executive secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1935. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243854199 Walter Francis White (1893-1955), was an African American civil rights activist and leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1931-1955. Walter White married Leah Gladys Powell (1893-1979) in 1922, and they ...

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Crone, J. R.

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Pearson, Bud

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Norman Corwin

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Millikan, Charles E.

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Koch, Howard

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American filmmaker. From the description of Oral history interview with Howard Koch, 1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 365020499 Howard Koch (1916-2001) was an American motion picture producer. From the description of Oral history interview with Howard Koch, 1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 364655804 ...

Aumonier, Stacy

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Herman, Lewis, 1905-

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Freedley, George Reynolds

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Nichols, Dudley

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Gluskin, Lud

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Molnar, Ferenc

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Shipler, Guy Emery

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Rizley, Ross

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Waldo Salt

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