Henry Rushton Fairclough papers 1886-1937

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Henry Rushton Fairclough papers, 1886-1937

Henry Rushton Fairclough papers 1886-1937

Correspondence with family and associates including Melville Best Anderson, John Casper Branner, Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover, David Starr Jordan, Chester H. Rowell, Benjamin Ide Wheeler, and Ray Lyman Wilbur. Also includes diaries, notes, photographs, newsclippings, pamphlets, published works, medals, and memorabilia.

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Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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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...

Wheeler, Benjamin Ide, 1854-1927

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Biography Benjamin ide Wheeler, Greek scholar, philologist and president of the University of California, was born July 15, 1854 at Randolph, Massachusetts. He attended Thornton Academy and Colby Academy prior to entering Brown University. Upon his graduation in 1875, he taught in Providence High School for two years, then became a tutor at Brown from 1879 to 1881. He continued his studies in Germany, at Leipzig, Heidelberg, Jena and Berlin f...

Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922

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John Casper Branner (1850-1922) was a geologist was born on July 4, 1850, in New Market, Tennessee. He enrolled at Maryville College, but after two years he transferred to Cornell. He developed an interest in Brazil and he accompanied his professor, Charles F. Hartt, there in 1874, staying until 1883. He studied the country's geology, and also searched for vegetable fibers that could be used to make incandescent light. At the same time, he studied insects that affected cotton plants, under the c...

Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949

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Ray Lyman Wilbur (1875-1949), physician and educator, served as the U.S. Secretary of the Interior from 1929 to 1933. From the description of Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582818 American educator; United States secretary of the interior, 1929-1933; president, Stanford University, 1916-1943. From the description of Ray Lyman Wilbur papers, 1906-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867219 ...

Anderson, Melville Best, 1851-1933

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American literary scholar, primarily of Dante. From the description of Melville Best Anderson papers, 1926-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122552958 Head of English Dept. at Stanford University and Dante scholar. From the description of Melville Best Anderson letters to Franklin E. Perham and other papers, 1901-1928. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 215099758 Biography Me...

Rowell, Chester H. (Chester Harvey), 1867-1948

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Rowell was born on Nov. 1, 1867 in Bloomington, IL; Ph. B, Univ. of Michigan, 1888; LL. D, College of the Pacific, 1927; Litt. D, Univ. of Southern CA, 1928; served as clerk, committee on elections, US House of Representatives, 1889-91; chairman, CA Republican State Convention, 1910; member, Republican National Campaign Committee, 1916; chairman, Republican State Committee, 1916-18; editor and publisher, Fresno Republican, 1898-1920; president, CA League of Nations Assn., 1927-39; delegate, Repu...

Stanford University. Dept. of Classics

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Hoover, Lou Henry, 1874-1944

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Lou Henry Hoover served as First Lady from 1929 to 1933 as the wife of the 31st President, Herbert Hoover. An avid Chinese linguist and geology scholar, she was also the first First Lady to make regular nationwide radio broadcasts. Admirably equipped to preside at the White House, Lou Henry Hoover brought to it long experience as wife of a man eminent in public affairs at home and abroad. She had shared his interests since they met in a geology lab at Leland Stanford University. She was a fre...

Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931

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Educator, author, and naturalist. From the description of Papers of David Starr Jordan, 1861-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068098 Zoologist David Starr Jordan was elected president of Indiana University in 1885. He left IU in 1891 to become Stanford University's first president. Jordan died in 1931. From the description of David Starr Jordan papers, 1874-1929, bulk 1895-1929. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 61225195 American ichthyolog...

Fairclough, H. Rushton (Henry Rushton), 1862-

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Professor of Classics, Greek and Classical Literature at Stanford (1893-1927; emeritus 1927-1938). From the description of Henry Rushton Fairclough papers, 1886-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122354402 Professor of Latin, Stanford University; Red Cross worker in Switzerland and Montenegro, 1918-1920. From the description of Henry Rushton Fairclough miscellaneous papers, 1914-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867585 ...