McNutt mss. 1899-1955


McNutt mss. 1899-1955


Consists of the papers of Paul Vories McNutt, 1891-1955, lawyer, governor of Indiana and federal official.


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Robinson, Arthur R. (Arthur Raymond), 1881-1961 (person)

Craven, Thomas T. (Thomas Tingey), 1873-1950 (person)

U.S. naval officer. From the description of Papers, 1842-1969 (bulk 1917-1945). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31605251 Naval officer. From the description of Thomas T. Craven papers, 1842-1969 (bulk 1917-1945). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79729181 Biographical Note 1873, July 8 Born, Vallejo, Calif. ...

Brucker, Wilber Marion, 1894-1968 (person)

Prosecuting attorney of Saginaw County, Michigan, attorney general of Michigan, 1929-1931, governor, 1931-1932, general counsel to the Department of Defense during the Army-McCarthy Hearing, 1954-1955, and Secretary of the Army, 1955-1961. From the description of Wilber M. Brucker papers, 1877-1968. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421623 Wilber Marion Brucker, government official and governor, was born in Saginaw, Michigan, June 23, 1894, the son...

Robinson, James J. (James Jaquess), 1893-1980 (person)

James J. Robinson, born on July 14, 1893, in Owensville, Indiana, graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor of arts in 1914. While a student at Harvard University Law School, Robinson enlisted in the Boston Naval Yard as a second class seaman in 1918. Robinson received his bachelor of laws (1919) and doctor's degree (1931) from Harvard University Law School. Robinson practiced law in Princeton, Indiana, until 1924. In addition to his practice, Robinson taught law...

Gavit, Bernard Campbell, 1893-1954 (person)

Sayre, Francis Bowes, 1766-1798 (person)

Chauncey Brooke Baker (person)

Brown, Clarence J., 1893-1965 (person)

Allred, James V., 1899-1959 (person)

Jurist and governor of Texas. From the description of Proclamation of James V. Allred, 1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449510 ...

Whitefield Bowers (person)

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

William Fortuen (person)

Thomas Taggart (person)

Davis, Nathaniel P. (Nathaniel Penistone), 1895-1973 (person)

Foreign Service officer. From the description of Papers, 1916-1957. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70958946 Nathaniel P. Davis (1895-1973) was the Minister-Counselor of the U.S. Embassy in Manila from 1946 to 1947. He was the U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica from 1947 to 1949, and Minister to Hungary from 1949 to 1951. From the description of Davis, Nathaniel P. (Nathaniel Penistone), 1895-1973 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId...

Julius Houseman Amberg (person)

Cummings, Homer S. (Homer Stillé), 1870-1956 (person)

United States Attorney General. From the description of Papers of Homer S. Cummings, 1886-1956. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 48583233 Was U.S. Attorney General at the time of these letters. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1934-1936. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 236165635 Attorney-General of the United States, 1933-1939. From the description of Papers of Homer S. ...

Franklin Smith Crockett (person)

Leigh Robinson Gignilliat (person)

Floyd Gilbert Blair (person)

Mansfield Freeman (person)

Totton Peavey Heffelfinger (person)

Arthur Ulderic Desjardins (person)

Keech, Richmond B., 1896- (person)

Wallace Orison Lee (person)

Ayers, Harry M. (Harry Mell), 1885-1964 (person)

Ralph Thomas O'Neil (person)

Louis Domeratzky (person)

Charles Phelps Taft (person)

Lewis Joseph Valentine (person)

Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956 (person)

Alben Barkley: Congressional Voice of Liberty "A good story," said Alben Barkley, "is like fine Kentucky bourbon, it improves with age and, if you don't use it too much, it will never hurt anyone." One of Congress' most proficient storytellers, Barkley used his booming baritone, endless repertoire of anecdotes, and rousing speech-making ability to propel himself from congressman to senator to majority leader and vice president. Well liked, he earned the esteem of his colleagues in 1944, wh...

Rothafel, Samuel Lionel, 1881-1936 (person)

Samuel L. Rothafel, known as Roxy, was a theater manager and impresario. From the description of Scrapbook of clippings on Roxy and his gang, 1924 Apr.-July. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 78753879 From the description of Scrapbook of clippings on Roxy and his gang on the radio, 1925 Jan.-Apr. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 80187360 From the description of Scrapbook of clippings on Roxy and his gang on the radio, 1925 July-1927 Apr. (...

Fitzpatrick, Paul E., 1946- (person)

Lockwood, George B. (George Browning), 1872-1932 (person)

George McGill (person)

Hawes, Harry Bartow, 1869-1947 (person)

Walter Hoving (person)

William Harrison Hays (person)

Robert H. Tyndall (person)

Murray Marvin Shoemaker (person)

Stanley Addison Russell (person)

Allen, Frank G. (person)

Allen, Henry Justin, 1868-1950 (person)

Publisher and governor of and U.S. senator from Kansas. From the description of Henry Justin Allen papers, 1896-1942 (bulk 1919-1942). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130958 Epithet: American journalist, formerly Senator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x00037e Biographical Note 1868, Sept. 11 ...

E. M. Viquesney (person)

Charles Severin Bushmann (person)

Bittner, Walton S. (Walton Simon), 1884-1963 (person)

Stanley Hoflund High (person)

Williams, Kenneth P. (Kenneth Powers), 1887-1958 (person)

Mathematics professor. From the description of Papers, 1820-1958. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 49695479 Career: born, August 25, 1887, Urbana, Ohio; son of John H. and Eva Augusta (Powers) Williams; A.B., Indiana University, 1908, A.M., 1909; PhD., Princeton University, 1913; married Mrs. Ellen (Laughlin) Scott, August 20, 1920; member of the faculty of the Department of Mathematics, Indiana University, 1909-1958; first lieutenant, Indiana National Guard, Mexica...

John Boettiger (person)

Roy Felton Farrand (person)

W. C. Bechtold (person)

Pierson, Lewis E. (Lewis Eugene), 1870-1954 (person)

Carney, Robert Bostwick, 1895-1990 (person)

Robert Bostwick Carney (1895-1990) was a naval officer, and Chief of Naval Operations from August 17, 1953 to August 17, 1955. From the description of Carney, Robert Bostwick, 1895-1990 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10576023 Naval officer. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Bostwick Carney : oral history, 1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481136 ...

George Alexander Ball (person)

Flack, Horace Edgar, 1879- (person)

Elmer Harland Daniels (person)

Davis, Monnett Bain, 1893-1953 (person)

Lutz Wahl (person)

James Roosevelt (person)

Plank, Ewart G. (Ewart Gladstone), 1897-1982 (person)

Brigadier general, United States Army; commanding general, Advance Section Communications Zone, European Theater of Operations, 1944-1945. From the description of Ewart G. Plank papers, 1944-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867098 Ewart Gladstone Plank (b. Nov. 4, 1897, Garden City, Mo.; d. Sept. 2, 1982) received his commission in the Coast Artillery Corps from West Point in 1920. He advanced through the ranks to brigadier general in February 1944 and was commanding ...

Andrew, Abram Piatt (person)

Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965 (person)

Grew was a U.S. diplomat and author. He was attached to embassies in Egypt, Mexico, Russia, Germany, and Austria (1904-1916); secretary-general to the U.S. delegation at the Paris Peace Conference; minister to Denmark (1920) and to Switzerland (1921-1923); negotiator at the Lausanne Conference on Near Eastern Affairs (1922-1923); under secretary of state (1924-1927, 1944-1945); ambassador to Turkey (1927-1932) and to Japan (1932-1941); special assistant to the secretary of state (1942); and dire...

Thomas Parran (person)

Douglas MacArthur (person)

Scott, James Brown, 1866-1943 (person)

Edward Martin (person)

Petersen, Howard C. (Howard Charles), 1910- (person)

Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Howard Charles Petersen : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419159 Lawyer, banker. From the description of Reminiscences of Howard Charles Petersen : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131394 From the description of Reminiscences of Howard Charles Petersen : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University...

Bernhard Knollenbert (person)

James S. Carson (person)

Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971 (person)

Harry Frank Guggenheim (b. August 23, 1890, West End, NJ–d. January 22, 1971, New York, NY) was the grandson of mining magnate Meyer Guggenheim and the son of Daniel Guggenheim, mining magnate and philanthropist. He recieved his BA and MA in 1913 from Pembroke College at Cambridge University. During World War I he was a member of US Navy Reservesand the First Yale Unit in WWI. He became the director and president of the Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation. In this role he provided ...

Fretwell, Elbert K. (Elbert Kirtley), 1878-1962 (person)

Guy Mason (person)

Royal Rodney Ingersoll (person)

Smith, Ulysses Howe, 1865-1953 (person)

Indiana University alumnus and administrator. U.H. Smith was born near Bloomington, Ind. to Dudley F. and Sally Blakenship Smith. Smith earned an A.B. in Pedagogics at Indiana University in 1893. Prior to and after his attendance at I.U., Smith taught in the Monroe County, Ind. schools and from 1893-97 he taught mathematics in Anderson, Ind. He was also the founder, editor, and publisher of the Whitehorn News in Whitehorn, Colo. In 1899 Smith began his long professional ...

Ivan Douglas Carson (person)

Daniels, Joseph J., 1914-1972 (person)

Davis, Robert Courtney, 1876-1944 (person)

Kane, Thomas Franklin, 1863-1953 (person)

Oscar Ferdinand Youngdahl (person)

Jones, Lloyd E. (person)

Crockett, Albert Stevens, 1873-1969 (person)

Joseph Ralph McMicking (person)

Josephus Daniels (person)

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

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...

Vanaman, Arthur W. (Arthur William), 1892-1987 (person)

Arthur William Vanaman (b. May 9, 1892, Millville, N.J.-d. Sept. 14, 1987), Major General in the U.S. Air Force, was commissioned in the Signal Corps in 1917 after graduating from college. He served as air attaché in Berlin from 1937 to 1941, then commanded the Army Air Force Materiel Center and Air Service Commands in Oklahoma and Texas. He was assistant chief of staff for operations for the 8th Air Force when he was taken prisoner in Germany. After his release, he served as deputy chief of sta...

Weeks, John W. (John Wingate), 1860-1926 (person)

John Wingate Weeks (April 11, 1860-July 12, 1926) was an American politician in the Republican Party. He served as a United States Representative for Massachusetts from 1905 to 1913, as a United States Senator from 1913 to 1919, and as Secretary of War from 1921 to 1925. Weeks was born and raised in Lancaster, New Hampshire. He received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy, graduating in 1881, and served two years in the United States Navy. Weeks made a fortune in banking during the...

Katharine Hepburn (person)

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 (person)

Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...

Bryan, William Lowe, 1860-1955 (person)

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

M. Robert Guggenheim (person)

Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 (person)

Business executive and U.S. postmaster general 1933-1940. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122446088 James A. Farley was a Democratic party leader and a U.S. Postmaster General. From the description of James A. Farley letter, 1971 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122411243 Politician. From the description of Reminiscences of James Aloysius ...

Albert Thompson Perkins (person)

Batt, William Loren, 1885-1965 (person)

William L. Batt (1885-1965) was the Vice Chairman of the War Production Board from 1941 to 1945 and Chief of the Economic Cooperation Administration Mission to Great Britain from 1950 to 1952. From the description of Batt, William Loren, 1885-1965 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10573846 Business executive and government executive. From the description of Papers, 1940-1964. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70959654 ...

Merck, George W. (George Wilhelm), 1894-1957 (person)

Evans Woollen (person)

Walker, James John, 1881-1946 (person)

Epithet: Secretary, the Entomological Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000751.0x00001e ...

Otis, Merrill E. (Merrill Edward), 1884-1944 (person)

Ernest Schein (person)

Long, Omera Floyd (person)

Everett Sanders (person)

Taylor, John N. (John Nelson), 1920- (person)

Stuart, Milo H., 1871-1933 (person)

Sterling Wesley Fisher (person)

Bruce Reynolds (person)

Williams, L. Kemper (Lewis Kemper), 1887-1971 (person)

Virgil Dustin Jordan (person)

Hepburn, Charles M. (Charles McGuffey), 1858-1929 (person)

Edward McElhiney Lewis (person)

George Thomas McDermott (person)

Thatcher, Maurice H. (Maurice Hudson), 1870-1973 (person)

Wallace Trevor Holliday (person)

Edward White Smith (person)

Jones, John Price (person)

Donahey, A. Victor (Alvin Victor), 1873-1946 (person)

Governor of Ohio, 1923-1929; U.S. Senator, 1935-1941. From the description of Autograph, [between 1923 and 1929]. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 12698889 ...

Frederic Murray Ayers (person)

Val Fancis Nolan (person)

Bennett, James O'Donnell, 1870-1940 (person)

Chicago newspaper correspondent and author. James O'Donnell Bennet was born in Jackson, Michigan in 1870. He was a war correspondent during the Spanish war, dramatic and literary critic of the Chicago record-herald, later on the Chicago tribune, and won fame as correspondent in the World War. He was also author of several books, including Much Loved Books: Best Sellers of the Ages. Bennett died at his home in Chicago in 1940. From the description of James O'D...

William Earl Hall (person)

Strawn, Silas Hardy, 1866-1946 (person)

Korell, Franklin Frederick, 1889-1965 (person)

Franklin F. Korell was born in Portland, Oregon in 1889. From the guide to the Franklin F. Korell papers, 1918-1959, (Oregon Historical Society Research Library) Franklin F. Korell was born in Portland, Oregon in 1889. He received a law degree from the University of Oregon in 1910. He was an Oregon State Representative from 1921-22 and from 1927 to 1931, he was a United States congressman. From the description of Franklin F. Korell papers...

Maurice Bisgyer (person)

Clark Calvin Griffith (person)

Brooks, Robert Preston, 1881- (person)

Robert Preston Brooks, educator, historian, head of the Institute of Public Affairs, and Dean of the School of Economics at the University of Georgia, resided in Athens, Georgia. From the description of Robert Preston Brooks papers, [ca. 1900-1960]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476607 Robert Preston Brooks (1881- ), Georgia Historical Association board member, helped to coordinate the 1920 merger of the Georgia Historical Association and the Georgia Historical Society. ...

Edward Reilly Stettinius (person)

Peter Edson (person)

Wile, Frederic William, 1873-1941 (person)

Journalist, foreign correspondent, and radio commentator. From the description of Frederic William Wile scrapbooks, 1898-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980261 Epithet: US journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x0001a9 Prior to 1914, Wile was a correspondent in Berlin, Germany, for various newspapers. From 1914 to 1917, he edited a column entitled "Germany Day by Day" for...

Charles Gibson Middleton (person)

Stuart, James Arthur, 1880-1975 (person)

Journalist, of Indianapolis, Ind. From the description of Papers, 1907-1965. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 28415959 From the description of Papers, 1907-1965. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 28419729 ...

Ben S. Fisher (person)

Paul Van Dyke Brown (person)

Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896- (person)

Lawyer, public official. From the description of Reminiscences of Frederick Trubee Davison : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481123 Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Frederick Trubee Davison : oral history, 1951. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309731874 Aviation pioneer; B.A. Yale, 1918, M.A., 1921; during World War I founded the first Yale aviati...

Merrill Stamper Davis (person)

Pike, Charles B. (Charles Burrall), 1871-1941 (person)

Pettijohn, Charles C., Jr. (person)

Miller, Frederick A., 1946- (person)

Hersey, Mark Leslie, 1863-1934 (person)

Mark Leslie Hersey (b. Dec. 1, 1863, Stetson, Maine-d. Jan. 22, 1934, Tampa, Florida), Major General in the U.S. Army, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1887 and was Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the University of Maine for the next four years. He fought in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, served with the 9th Infantry in the Philippines, and in China during the Boxer Rebellion. As commander of the 4th Division, American Expeditionary Force, during World War I, he pa...

Arthur Elmore Bostwick (person)

Foster, Henry H. (Henry Hubbard), 1876-1947 (person)

Robert H. Kreuter (person)

Koonig Kai Tse (person)

Frank Leslie Littleton (person)

Pershing, John Joseph (person)

Epithet: General American Commander-in-Chief British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x000391 ...

Lewis, William Draper, 1867-1949 (person)

William Draper Lewis was born in Philadelphia in 1867. In 1891 he received both a law degree and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He lectured in economics at Haverford College from 1890 to 1896, while also assuming the role of instructor in legal history at the Wharton School in 1891. In 1896 Lewis joined the law department at the University of Pennsylvania as dean of the school and professor of law. Under Lewis' leadership the law school flourished as he recruited new f...

Wickersham, George W. (George Woodward), 1913-2000 (person)

Wickersham earned his Harvard AB in 1935. From the description of Three generations of interpretation of Spinoza's doctrine of good and evil : 1886, 1901, 1928. May 1934. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228511591 Epithet: of Wall Street New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x0001b9 ...

Chalres Wilbert Snow (person)

Taylor, John T. (John Thomas) (person)

Epithet: of the British Museum British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001151.0x000264 ...

Otto Gresham (person)

Roy Dee Keehn (person)

Percival White (person)

Joseph Paul Day (person)

Daniel Benjamin Luten (person)

William Ruthven Smith (person)

Hanford MacNider (person)

Don C. Smith (person)

Wright Patman (person)

Barnhart, Hugh A. (Hugh Arthur), 1892-1986 (person)

Collis Stocking (person)

McHale, Frank Martin, 1891-1975 (person)

Harris, Frederick Brown, 1883-1970 (person)

Osee Lee Bodenhamer (person)

Barry Cougar Smith (person)

Ferson, Merton L. (Merton Leroy), 1876-1964 (person)

Harold Smith Schnutt (person)

Spafford, Edward E. (Edward Elwell), 1878-1941 (person)

Francis Ryan Duffy (person)

George Julian Meyers (person)

Klinger, John H. (person)

George E. Denny (person)

Edmonds, Franklin Spencer, 1874-1945 (person)

Myers, Burton Dorr, 1870-1951 (person)

Burton Dorr Myers came to Indiana University in 1903 as professor and head of the Department of Anatomy, and served as the School of Medicine Secretary from 1903-1920, Assistant Dean from 1920-1927, and Dean from 1927-1940. After retiring in 1940, he wrote the three volumes represented in this collection, his History of Indiana University v.2, History of medical education in Indiana, and Trustees and officers of Indiana University 1820-1950. From the description of Burton Dorr Myers ...

Samuel Shelburn Robison (person)

Pitkin, Walter B., 1878-1953 (person)

Psychologist and writer from Michigan. Pitkin did graduate work at the Sorbonne, University of Berlin, etc. and several of these letters are from this period. On the Faculty at Columbia as lecturer in psychology, 1905-1909, professor of journalism, 1912-1943, on the editorial staff of the Encyclopedia Britannica, and New York Tribune and other papers, he was also the author of a number of books. From the description of Correspondence, 1897-1959. (Columbia Uni...

Rice, Stuart Arthur (person)

Bettelheim, Edwin S., Jr., 1887-1959 (person)

Canfield, Harry C. (Harry Clifford), 1875-1945 (person)

Elmer William Stout (person)

Willard Walter Patty (person)

Lewis Glendale Ellingham (person)

Rice, Thurman B. (Thurman Brooks), 1888- (person)

Wildermuth, Ora L. (person)

Indiana University alumnus and trustee; lawyer and judge; library trustee in both Indiana and Florida; one of the first residents of Gary, Ind. From the description of Ora L. Wildermuth papers, 1901-1963 1925-1960. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 44617799 Ora Leonard Wildermuth was born on his father’s farm near Star City, Indiana, on October 15, 1882 and entered Indiana University in 1902, thus beginning a close relationship with the University that w...

Waston Bahan Miller (person)

Connelly, Matthew J., 1907-1976 (person)

Government official and appointments secretary to President Truman. From the description of Files, 1945-1953. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70958771 Matthew J. Connelly (1907-1976) was the appointments secretary to President Harry S. Truman from 1945 to 1953. From the description of Connelly, Matthew J., 1907-1976 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10571784 ...

Baker, Newton Diehl (person)

click here to view the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History entry for Newton D. Baker Newton Diehl Baker (1871-1937), was born on December 3, 1871, in Martinsburg, West Virginia, the second of four sons of Newton Diehl and Mary Ann (Dukehart) Baker. Baker entered Johns Hopkins University in 1888 and graduated from there in 1892. That same year, Baker went to Washington and Lee University where he obtained a law degree in 1894. From 1894 to 1896 Baker practiced law in Marti...

Jones, Jesse H. (Jesse Holman), 1874-1956 (person)

Builder, financier, statesman, and publisher of the Houston Chronicle. From the description of Jones, Jesse Holman, papers, 1880-1965. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23285513 U.S. secretary of commerce and financier. From the description of Papers of Jesse H. Jones, 1916-1960 (bulk 1926-1945). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81653217 Biographical Note ...

Patterson, William J. (William James), 1880-1955 (person)

Bicknell, Ernest P. (Ernest Percy), 1862-1935 (person)

Harper, Fowler V. (person)

One item of correspondence is co-addressed to Grace Harper, wife of Fowler V. Harper. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1941. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155890617 Lawyer, legal educator; B.A., Ohio Northern University, 1922, LL.B., 1923; M.A., University of Iowa, 1925, JSD, University of Michigan, 1927; served on the faculties of the University of North Dakota, University of Oregon, and Indiana University; visiting p...

Jed Joseph Johnson (person)

William Albert Kunkel (person)

Merrill Moores (person)

Manuel Roxas y Acuña (person)

Cravens, John William, 1864-1937 (person)

Immell, Ralph M. (person)

John Volney Masters (person)

McNutt, Paul V. (Paul Vories), 1891-1955 (person)

Governor of Indiana. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1936. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243664900 Born July 19, 1891, at Franklin, Indiana; A.B., Indiana University, 1913; LLB., Harvard, 1916; admitted to the Indiana bar, 1914; served as an officer in the Field artillery reserve during World War I; commanding officer, 326 Field artillery, 1924-1937; member, 5th corps area advisory board, 1927-1934; appointed to ...

Burton, Harold H. (Harold Hitz), 1888-1964 (person)

Lawyer, mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. senator from Ohio, and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Harold H. Burton papers, 1792-1965 (bulk 1935-1964). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980010 Lawyer, World War I soldier, law professor, Ohio state congressman, law director of Cleveland, Acting City Manager, Acting Mayor, Mayor, U.S. Senator from Ohio and Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Papers, 19...

Ulysses Samuel Lesh (person)

McCloskey, Mark A. (Mark Alexander), 1891- (person)

Ferre C. Watkins (person)

Dudley Allen White (person)

Frank Crane (person)

Harris, P. C. (Peter Charles), 1865-1951 (person)

Peter Charles Harris (b. Nov. 10, 1865, Kingston, Ga.-d. March 18, 1951), Major General in the U.S. Army, graduated from West Point in 1888. He participated in the Battle of San Juan Hill and the siege of Santiago de Cuba and in operations against Philippine insurgents (two tours). Prior to his retirement in 1922, General Harris was assigned to the office of the Adjutant General in Washington, D.C. From the description of Harris, P. C. (Peter Charles), 1865-1951 (U.S. National Archiv...

Scott Wike Lucas (person)

Greenwood, Arthur H. (Arthur Herbert), 1880-1963 (person)

Brown, Mark A. (Mark Alan), 1939- (person)

Edwin Peterson (person)

Cranston Williams (person)

George Ade (person)

Russell, Donald Stuart, 1906-1998 (person)

Judge, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, appointed 1971 by Richard M. Nixon; Governor, 1963-1966, of South Carolina; member, 1965-1967, U.S. Senate; president, 1952-1957, University of South Carolina; married, 1929, to Virginia Utsey Russell; reared in Chester, S.C. From the description of Proceedings on the occasion of the 90th birthday of Donald S. Russell, United States Circuit Judge and South Carolina Statesman ; 1996 Feb. 24. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 40...

William T. Joyner (person)

Payne, John Barton, 1855-1935 (person)

John Barton Payne, a lawyer, was born in Pruntytown, W. Va. 26 January 1855. He was admitted to the bar in 1876. He practiced law in Preston County, W. Va. before moving to Chicago where he practiced 1883-1893. He was judge of the Superior Court, Cook County, Ill. 1893-1898, Secretary of the Interior 1920-1921 and chairman of the American Red Cross. His paintings and monetary gift were the impetus behind the founding of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Barton died in 1935. From the ...

Harold Dewey Smith. (person)

Ernest Melvin Morris (person)

Ziegemeier, Henry J. (Henry Joseph), 1869-1930 (person)

Henry Joseph Ziegemeier was born March 27, 1869, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. He received his commission as Ensign in the U.S. Navy on July 1, 1892, and advanced to the rank of admiral on June 6, 1922. Ziegemeier died on October 15, 1930. From the description of Ziegemeier, Henry J. (Henry Joseph), 1869-1930 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10616078 ...

Mendel B. Silberberg (person)

Paul I. Fagan (person)

Augustus Weeks (person)

Book, William Frederick, 1873-1940 (person)

William Frederick Book was born in Princeton, Indiana, on June 10, 1873, to Christian Henry and Mary Elizabeth (Bussdicker) Book. He received his bachelor's degree from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, in 1900. After he received his PhD from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1906, Book accepted a job as a psychology professor at the University of Montana. On Sept. 3, 1907, Book married Mary Roach Cougel from Sussex, New Brunswick. Book returned ...

Snyder, John W. (John Wesley), 1895-1985 (person)

Cox, Albert Lyman, 1883-1965 (person)

Sayre, Paul Lombard, 1894-1959 (person)

Wright, Wendell W. (Wendell William), 1893- (person)

Wendell G. Wright (1921-2000) was an African-American singer who created the Lois J. Wright Memorial Concert Series, which encouraged and supported performances by minority classical musicians. From the description of Collection, 1957-1997 (bulk 1977-1994). (Columbia College Chicago). WorldCat record id: 50918526 ...

Harvey Barton Hartsock (person)

Dargusch, Carlton S. (Carlton Spencer) (person)

Stockton, Gilchrist B. (Gilchrist Baker), 1890- (person)

Commission for Relief in Belgium and American Relief Administration worker during World War I; United States minister to Austria, 1930-1933. From the description of Gilchrist Baker Stockton papers, 1911-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870140 Biographical Notes. 1890, August 20 Born, Jacksonville, Florida 1914 ...

Streightoff, Frank Hatch, 1886-1935 (person)

Educator. From the description of Papers, 1894-1948. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 28426921 Educator Frank Hatch Streightoff was born in Brooklyn, New York and received degrees from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and his Ph. D. from Columbia University in New York. Streightoff accepted a position at the Indiana University extension in Indianapolis in 1920 and was later named professor of business administration. Streightoff was the author of s...

James, Arthur Horace, 1883-1973 (person)

Arthur James, a resident of Barlow, Kentucky, discusses his experiences during the First World War. Included in the interview are his feelings about the war, his training to be in the ambulance service, the differences in military camps and the changes that occurred following the war. He explains why he served in Panama rather than in Europe. He also discusses the type of work he did after the war. From the description of Oral history interview with Arthur James [sound recording], 19...

Schwellenbach, Lewis B. (Lewis Baxter), 1894-1948 (person)

United States Senator and Secretary of Labor. From the description of Social invitations, 1936-1948. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853954 Lewis Baxter Schwellenbach was born in 1894 in Superior, Wisconsin. In 1902, his family moved to Spokane, Washington. He graduated from the law school of the University of Washington in 1917. During the First World War he served from 1918, as a private in the Twelfth Regiment, United States Infantry, until discharged...

John Dwight Peterson (person)

Robert Earl Bondy (person)

Patterson, Robert Porter, 1891-1952 (person)

Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. secretary of war. From the description of Papers of Robert Porter Patterson, 1940-1951 (bulk 1940-1947). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74984701 ...

Delafield, John Ross (person)

Epithet: Brigadier-General; US Army; lawyer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000267.0x0001fd John Ross Delafield (1874-1964) was a New York attorney and amateur genealogist whose work to trace the Delafield and other related family lines culminated in his private publication of Delafield: A Family Histor y in 1945. Graduating Harvard Law School in 1899, he served in the law firm of Strong and Cadwalader and late...

George Francis James (person)

Peyser, Julius I., 1875- (person)

Philip Andrews (person)

Henry Babcock Walker (person)

Thayer, Ezra Ripley, 1866-1915 (person)

Thayer graduated from Harvard in 1888, taught law and was Dean of the Harvard Law School. From the description of Papers of Ezra Ripley Thayer, 1911-1915 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972897 Attorney, teacher, administrator. LL.B. Harvard Law School 1891, Dane Prof. and Dean 1910-1915. Secretary to Justice Horace Gray, U.S. Supreme Court 1892-1893. Practiced law in Boston 1893-1910. Author: References to Cases and Statutes to Accompany Lectures on ...

Fred Richard Marvin (person)

Henry Frazier Reams (person)

Cornelius O'Brien (person)

Thomas Swann (person)

William Albert Alexander (person)

Dyer, Rolla E. (Rolla Eugene), 1886- (person)

Physician. From the description of Reminiscences of Rolla Eugene Dyer : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122411715 Born in Delaware County, Ohio, Rolla Eugene Dyer earned his MD at the University of Texas in 1916. He immediately joined the Public Health Service. His field of interest was infectious diseases and he spent his first five years with the PHS working on bubonic plague in New Orleans. In 1921 he joined the Hygie...

Albert Monmouth Jones (person)

Herman Thomas Austern (person)

Fries, Amos A. (Amos Alfred), 1873-1963 (person)

Amos Alfred Fries (b. March 17, 1873, Viroqua, Wisconsin-d. Dec. 30, 1963), Major General in the U.S. Army, graduated from West Point in 1898 and fought in the Philippines in 1901. He organized the first gas service as part of the American Expeditionary Force in France in 1917 and, later, headed the Chemical Warfare Service, Overseas Division, which conducted extensive gas, smoke, and incendiary operations in the American sectors of the Western Front during World War I. In 1920 he became Chief o...

Minturn, Joseph Allen, 1861-1943 (person)

Maury Maverick (person)

Robert Edward Coontz (person)

Theodore Roosevelt (person)

Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981 (person)

Teacher. Lape was a friend of Eleanor Roosevelt, a peace activist, and a promoter of international cooperation. From the description of Papers, 1920-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155523660 ...

Walter Corydon Cole (person)

Oscar William Haussermann (person)

Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972 (person)

James F. Byrnes was born on May 2, 1882, in Charleston, South Carolina, to Elizabeth McSweeney and James Byrnes. On May 2, 1906, he married Maude Busch, who was born in Aiken, SC, on October 22, 1883. Byrnes was elected Court Solicitor of the Second District in 1908; U.S. Congressman from 1911-1925; U.S. Senator from 1931-1941. He was appointed to serve as a Justice of U.S. Supreme Court 1941-1942. He also served as Director of the Office of Economic Stabilization, 1942; Director of the Office o...

Biddle, Ward Gray, 1891-1946 (person)

Indiana University administrator Ward Gray Biddle's political career began in 1930 when he was elected to the Indiana state legislature as a Democratic representative from Monroe County, a position he held for the 1931 General Assembly session. In 1932 he was elected to the State Senate from Brown, Greene, and Monroe Counties and served for two more sessions of the General Assembly (1933 and 1935) and two special sessions (1932 and 1936). From the description of Ward Gray Biddle Camp...

William Northcott Strack (person)

Robert Huddle Jamison (person)

Eugene Burgess Crowe (person)

Charles Kettleborough (person)

Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 (person)

Magee, John B. (John Benjamin), 1917- (person)

McCulloch, Carleton Buel, 1871-1949 (person)

John Macaulay Eager (person)

Waldemar Quayle Van Cott (person)

Gray, Robert A. (person)

Oscar Alexander Ahlgren (person)

Stephen Early (person)

James Lewis Fieser (person)

Smith, Thomas Vernor, 1890-1964 (person)

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

Kirby Page (person)

Frederick Preston Cone (person)

Frederick Palmer (person)

William H. Conklin (person)

Charles Goodwin Sauers (person)

Hary S. Moskowitz (person)

Hurley, Patrick J. (Patrick Jay), 1883-1963 (person)

Lahey, Frank Howard (person)

Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926 (person)

Alton Brooks Parker (May 14, 1852 – May 10, 1926) was an American judge, best known as the Democrat who lost the presidential election of 1904 to incumbent Theodore Roosevelt in a landslide. A native of upstate New York, Parker practiced law in Kingston, New York, before being appointed to the New York Supreme Court and elected to the New York Court of Appeals; he served as Chief Judge of the latter from 1898 to 1904, when he resigned to run for president. In 1904, he defeated liberal publish...

Burnett, Edgar Albert (person)

Rawles, William A., 1863-1936 (person)

Rees Edgar Tulloss (person)

Berry, Lillian Gay, 1872-1962 (person)

Edgar Campbell Von Tress (person)

Goodrich, Herbert F. (Herbert Funk), 1889-1962 (person)

Dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and judge for the United States Court of Appeals (3rd Circuit). From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1935-1962. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 236170574 ...

Sherman Minton (person)

Swanson, Claude Augustus, 1862-1939 (person)

Governor, U.S. Senator from Virginia, and Secretary of the Navy. From the description of Papers, 1867-1935. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20188558 U.S. Representative 1893-1906; Virginia governor 1906-1910; U.S. Senator 1910-1933. From the description of Papers of Claude Augustus Swanson [manuscript], 1917-1922. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647844476 U.S. Senator from Virginia, U.S. Secretary of the Navy. Fro...

Heinz, H. J. (Henry John), 1844-1919 (person)

Henry John Heinz (b. October 11, 1844, Birmingham, PA–d. May 14, 1919, Pittsburgh, PA) was the founded and President of the H. J. Heinz Company based in Pittsburgh, PA. H. J. Heinz Company was incorporated in 1905 and Heinz served as its first president. Under Heinz, the company was noted for fair treatment of workers and for pioneering safe and sanitary food preparation....

John Franklin Bruch Carruthers (person)

Quayle, Oliver A., -1942 (person)

Barron, Carter T., 1905-1950 (person)

Carter Tate Barron was a Georgia Tech football star of the early 1920s and later was an important theatre executive and manager of several theatres in Atlanta and Washington, D.C. His friends included numerous luminaries from both the entertainment field and politics. The Carter Barron Ampitheatre in Washington, D.C. is named after him. From the description of Carter Tate Barron papers, 1920-1950. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 302283327 ...

McWhirter, Felix M. (Felix Marcus), 1886-1983 (person)

Frank N. Belgrano (person)

Stevens, Robert S. (Robert Sproule), 1888-1968 (person)

Professor of law, dean of the Cornell University Law School. From the description of Robert Sproule Stevens papers, 1914-1956. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 173203827 ...

Biffle, Leslie L., 1889-1966 (person)

1889 Oct. 9, Boydsville, Arkansas c. 1909 L.L.D., Dartmouth College 1909 Moved to Washington, D.C. as Secretary to Arkansas Representative Robert Macon 1921 Married Mary Glade Strickling 1925 Named Assistant Democratic Party Secretary by Senate Democratic Leader Joseph T. Robinson 1933 Advanced to post of Majority Secretary 1945-1947 Secretary of the U.S. Senate 1947-1949 Executive Director of the Democratic Policy Commission 1949-1953 Secretary of the U.S. Senate 1953-1966 Worked as Consultant ...

Elliott, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1874-1960 (person)

Edward Charles Elliott (1874-1960), educator and sixth president of Purdue University. From the description of Edward C. Elliott papers, 1890-1975, bulk 1940-1960. (Purdue University Library). WorldCat record id: 64588132 ...

Marquis James (person)

Kerr, Robert S. (Robert Samuel), 1896-1963 (person)

Kerr was a lawyer and chairman of the board of Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, Inc. He was governor of Oklahoma, 1943-1947. He also represented Oklahoma in the U. S. Senate, 1949-1963. As senator, he chaired the Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences (1961-1963) and the Select Committee on National Water Resources (1959-1960). Kerr was a Democrat. From the description of Papers, 1909-1970, bulk 1931-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 518140987 ...

John Clyde Bowen (person)

Ward, Ralph A. (Ralph Ansel), 1882- (person)

Robert Lowry Moorhead (person)

John William Boehne (person)

Griffith, John L., 1931- (person)

Lindley, Ernest Hiram, 1869-1940 (person)

Ballantine, Henry Winthrop, 1880-1951 (person)

Danford, Robert M. (Robert Melville), 1879- (person)

Robert M. Danford was assigned to the Office of the Chief of Field Artillery in 1918. During World War II, he served as Chief of Field Artillery until the end of his tour in 1942. From the description of Robert M. Danford papers, 28 April 1967. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 60785404 ...

Omar Bundy (person)

Gates, Ralph F. (Ralph Fesler), 1893-1978 (person)

Hastings, John Simpson, 1898-1977 (person)

Indiana University alumnus and charter member of the IU Foundation. John Simpson Hastings graduated from the Indiana University School of Law in 1924 and practiced law in his hometown until 1957 when he was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals. Hastings maintained close ties to Indiana University, serving as president of the Alumni Association, vice president and board member of the Indiana University Foundation, president and member of the Board of Trustees, ...

William Clayton Rose (person)

Howard Paul Savage (person)

Cross, Wilbur L. (Wilbur Lucius), 1862-1948 (person)

Epithet: of the `Yale Review' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000284 Cross was Governor of Connecticut. From the description of Proclamation of Thanksgiving day for the state of Connecticut : DS, 1936. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26525875 Wilbur Lucius Cross was born in Gurleyville, Connecticut, on April 10, 1862. He received his B.A. from Yale in 1885...

Lemuel Arthur Pittenger (person)

James Barnes (person)

John Aten Elden (person)

Forrest Dale Cox (person)

Head, Walter W. (person)

Connolly, Donald H. (Donald Hilary), 1886-1969 (person)

Donald Hilary Connolly (1886-1969) was born in Fort Mojave, Arizona. In 1910 he graduated from West Point and commissioned with the Army Corps of Engineers. After graduating from the Command and General Staff School in 1923 and the Army War College in 1929, he taught at the Command and General Staff School until 1934. Then he was the officer in charge of the Works Progress (later Work Projects) Administration in Southern California. In 1939 he became commander of the 2nd Engineers. From 1940 to ...

Throckmorton, Archibald H. (Archibald Hall), 1876-1938 (person)

Henry Hines Woodring (person)

Ewing Cockrell (person)

Raymond Z. Henle (person)

Drum, Hugh Aloysius, 1879-1951 (person)

Hugh Aloysius Drum (1879-1951) was born at Fort Brady, Michigan. He commissioned from the ranks in the infantry in 1898. He graduated from the Army Staff College in 1912. During World War I, he served as deputy chief of staff, then chief of staff of First Army, temporarily holding the rank of brigadier general in 1918. The Army promoted him again to brigadier general in December 1922. Between 1930 and 1931, he was inspector general of the Army. He made major general in December 1931. He commande...

James Ozro Engleman (person)

Vida Newsom (person)

Stevens, Henry Leonidas, 1859-1927 (person)

Wicker, John J. (John Jordan), 1893- (person)

Wicker was a Lawyer in Richmond and a Virginia state senator. He served on the Virginia War Memorial Board. From the description of Papers, 1954-1983 (bulk 1978-1982). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122602515 ...

James Van Benshoten Bennett (person)

Price, James H. (James Hubert), 1878-1943 (person)

Ellis, Clyde T. (Clyde Taylor), 1908-1980 (person)

Lawyer, state legislator, U.S. representative from Arkansas, 1939-1943. From the description of Clyde T. Ellis Pea Ridge battlefield papers, 1939-1941. (University of Arkansas - Fayetteville). WorldCat record id: 30090806 Lawyer, state legislator, U.S. Representative from Arkansas, 1939-1943, and executive manager of National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, 1943-1968. From the description of Clyde Taylor Ellis papers, 1933-1976. (University of Arkansas - ...

Jones, E. Lester (Ernest Lester), 1876-1929 (person)

Samuel Taliaferro Rayburn (person)

Brown, George William, 1870- (person)

Paul Galloway Armstrong (person)

Henry A. Dudley (person)

William Graham Everson (person)

Leon C. Phillips (person)

Daggett, Robert Frost, 1912-1985 (person)

Albert Wayne Coy (person)

Noland, Stephen C. (Stephen Croan), 1887-1962 (person)

Harrison, William Henry, 1802-1838 (person)

Biographical note: William Henry Harrison was born in 1802, the son of future president William Henry Harrison and Anna Symmes Harrison. The younger Harrison attended Transylvania University for a short period of time. From the description of Letters, 1819-1821. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 191917845 ...

Britton, William Everett, 1887- (person)

Howard LaVerne Wynegar (person)

McIntyre, Marvin Hunter, 1878-1943 (person)

William McMahon (person)

Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 (person)

Lawyer and U.S. secretary of the interior. From the description of Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969 (bulk 1933-1951). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980130 Harold Ickes (1874-1952) was a United States administrator and politician. He served as Secretary of the Interior for 13 years, from 1933 to 1946, the longest tenure of anyone to hold the office, and afterwards he became a syndicated columnist writing on political topics. From the guide to the Harold Ickes ...

Hines, Linnaeus N. (person)

Harold Zink (person)

Charles Mahlon Niezer (person)

Charles Walter McCarty (person)

Allison Owen (person)

Harold Edmund Bullis (person)

Palmer, Archie M. (Archie MacInnes), 1896- (person)

Joseph Maxwell Stephenson (person)

George Gordon Battle (person)

Kenney, W. John 1904-1992 (person)

Royd Ray Sayers (person)

Edward Orton (person)