David Starr Jordan papers 1861-1964

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David Starr Jordan papers, 1861-1964

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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...

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W. E. B. Dubois secured his position as one of the key voices in the argument over the role of the black man in modern America through his seemingly endless works of social activism. He was an educator (at Fisk University and Atlanta University), a founder of the Niagara Movement (which later merged into the NAACP), the long-time editor of the NAACP publication, The Crisis, a lecturer, political activist, and prolific writer. His works include: The Souls of Black Folk, Dusk of Dawn, and an Autob...

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Mining engineer and mayor of San Francisco. From the description of Papers, 1863-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122645046 From the guide to the Adolph Sutro papers, 1863-1942, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Adolph Heinrich Sutro, born in Prussia in 1830, was a mining engineer who planned the Sutro Tunnel, which was constructed through Mount Davidson to reach the Comstock Lode. In 1878 sold his interest in the tunnel and invested in San Francisco real estat...

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Ambrose Bierce was born in Horse Cave Creek, Ohio, on June 24, 1842. After military service in the Civil War, he settled in San Francisco, where he met Mark Twain and became a columnist and writer. Bierce became known for his sharp, sarcastic wit while writing for the "Argonaut," the "Wasp," and the "San Francisco Examiner." A member of the Bohemian Club, he became acquainted with many of the prominent San Francisco authors. After his retirement Bierce traveled into Texas and toward Mexico, at a...

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Prominent 19th Century poet and social activist. Born Charles Edward Anson Markham. From the description of Letter, 1893 February 27, Oakland, California / C.E. [Charles Edwin] Markham. 1893. (Wagner College). WorldCat record id: 47353726 From the description of Letter, 1893 July 3, New York [to] Mr. E.E. Burlingame, Editor, Scribner's Magazine / Charles Edwin Markham. 1893. (Wagner College). WorldCat record id: 47353760 From the description of Letter, 1904 March 31...

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Stanford university

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Stanford entered into a research project with the National Iranian Radio and Television agency in 1974 to study and recommend a satellite-based communication system for Iran and how to utilize it for Iran's educational radio and television. From the description of Stanford NIRT project records, 1974-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510722 The Leland Stanford Junior University was established in 1885 in memory of Leland Stanford Jr., the only child of Senator and Mrs. ...

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The second International Peace Conference was held at the Hague in 1907. From the description of Hague Peace Conference documents, 1907. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64052217 Ambassador to Russia; first president of Cornell University. From the description of Andrew Dickson White papers, 1901-1902. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155410378 Andrew Dickson White was born at Homer, New York, November 7, 1832. ...

Bliven, Bruce.

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Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951

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Epithet: American newspaper proprietor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000303.0x000339 American journalist, publisher, and politician. From the description of William Randolph Hearst papers, 1874-1951 (bulk 1927-1947). (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26643556 American newspaper publisher. From the description of Letters : of William Randolph Hearst, 191...

Raphaël, 1483-1520

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Painter. From the description of Autograph signature to a receipt, 1514 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616308 Raphael was an Italian painter, architect and sculptor. From the description of Album of 25 drawings, ca. 1510. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122568220 Epithet: Jew, of Hagenau in Alsace British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000877.0x0000e7 ...

Voorhees, Daniel W. (Daniel Wolsey), 1827-1897

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Stanford, Jane Lathrop, 1828-1905

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Jane Eliza Lathrop was born August 25, 1828, the daughter of Dyer Lathrop of Albany, New York. In 1850 she married Leland Stanford, returning with him to California in 1855 where they settled in Sacramento. Leland Stanford later became President of the Southern Pacific Railroad and Governor of California. Their only child, Leland Stanford, Jr., was born in 1868. During a European tour in 1884 he contracted typhoid fever and died in Florence, Italy. In 1885, Jane and Leland Stanford founded the L...

Voorsanger, Jacob.

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Camp, Walter Chauncey.

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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...

LeConte, Joseph, 1823-1901

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Joseph LeConte, born in 1823, graduated from the University of Georgia in 1841. He enrolled in the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1844 and received an M.D. in 1845. He married Elizabeth Caroline Nisbet in 1847 and established a medical practice in Macon. Because his first love was geology, however, he enrolled in the Lawrence Scientific School of Harvard College in 1850 to study with the famous naturalist Louis Agassiz. Upon completing his studies in 1851 he returned to Georgia and became...

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...

Ross, Edward Alsworth, 1866-1951

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Professor of Sociology at Stanford (1893-1900; dismissed in 1900). From the description of Edward Alsworth Ross papers, 1892-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 703381594 Biographical/Historical Sketch In the late 1890s, sociology professor Edward A. Ross gained notoriety following several years of political activism in favor of the free silver movement, municipal ownership of utilities (including the railroads), and Jap...

Veblen, Thorstein, 1857-1929

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Thorstein Veblen was born in 1857 in Cato, Wisconsin. He received an A.B. from Carleton College (1880), and a Ph.D. from Yale University (1884). Veblen was a fellow at Cornell University (1891-1892), and at the University of Chicago (1892-1893). Veblen remained at the University of Chicago as a reader in political economy (1893-1894). He became associate professor at the University (1894-1896), instructor (1896-1900), and assistant professor (1900-1906). From 1906 to 190...

Fremont, Jesse Benton.

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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 ...

Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919

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Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) was an American industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122682758 From the guide to the Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Andrew Carnegie was an industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Address of Mr. Andrew Carnegie before the Pitt...

Fels, Joseph, 1854-1914

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Root, Elihu, 1845-1937

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Elihu Root, born in Clinton, NY, attended Hamilton College (A.B., 1864, A.M. in course, 1867) and University Law School of New York. He served as member Alaskan Boundary Tribunal; United States District Attorney, Southern New York, 1883 - 85; Secretary of War, 1899 - 1904; Secretary of State, 1905 - 09; U.S. Senator from New York, 1909 - 15; Senior Counsel for the U.S., North Atlantic Fisheries Arbitration, The Hague, 1910; Ambassador at Head of Special Diplomatic Mission to Russia, 1...

Norris, Charles Gilman, 1881-1945

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Charles Gilman Smith Norris was born on Apr. 23, 1881 in Chicago, IL; brother of writer Frank Norris; B.L., UC Berkeley, 1903; married writer Kathleen Thompson in 1909; became novelist, dramatist, and editor; asst. editor of Country life in America; circulation manager of Sunset magazine; art editor of American magazine (1908-13); published works include The amateur (1916), Salt : or, The education of Griffith Adams (1918), Brass : a novel of marriage (1921), Bread (1923), Pig iron (1925), Zelda...

McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney), 1857-1949

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Journalist, writer of books for boys. From the description of S.S. McClure check to James Barnes, 1898 June 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53795304 American publisher. From the description of Letter to Edward Sylvester Ellis, 1892 October 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51846140 ...

Phelan, James D. (James Duval), 1861-1930

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James D. Phelan was a businessman, civic leader, political figure, and philanthropist, of San Francisco, Calif. He served as mayor of San Francisco (1897-1901) and U.S. Senator from Calif. (1915-1921). From the description of James D. Phelan correspondence : ALS and TLS, 1898-1927. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122394967 Biographical/Historical note Phelan was the son of a pioneer California banker....