Papers, 1930-1988 (bulk, 1942-1973).
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Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, and activist. At the age of 25 in 1927, he went from obscurity as a U.S. Air Mail pilot to instantaneous world fame by winning the Orteig Prize for making a nonstop flight from New York City to Paris. Lindbergh covered the 33 1⁄2-hour, 3,600-statute-mile (5,800 km) flight alone in a purpose-built, single-engine Ryan monoplane, the Spirit of St. Louis. While the first non-...
Harold Jacob "Hecky" Rome (May 27, 1908 – October 26, 1993) was an American composer, lyricist, and writer for musical theater. He was born in Hartford, Connecticut and graduated from Hartford Public High School. Originally, he chose to go to Trinity College, but transferred because he felt like a "townie". Rome played piano in local dance bands such as Eddie Wittstein's and was already writing music while studying architecture and law at Yale University. While at Yale, he also pledged to Tau...
The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, American publishers of popular periodicals and educational and technical manuals, was incorporated in 1920 as the Crowell Publishing Company. The name was changed to Crowell-Collier in 1939, and to Crowell, Collier and Macmillan, Inc. in 1965. The firm published American Magazine, Collier's Magazine, The Country Home, Woman's Home Companion, and National Weekly. From the description of Crowell-Collier Publishing Company records, 1931-1955. (New...
Ralph Graves was managing editor of Life magazine and editorial director of Time, Inc. From the description of Ralph Graves papers, 1936-1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122346197 From the guide to the Ralph Graves papers, 1936-1938, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...
The Peabody Museum, founded in 1866 by George Peabody, has sent over 800 expeditions to all parts of the world. These expeditions, together with gifts and purchases, have resulted in the amassing of a comprehensive collection of ethnological, archaeological and somatological materials. From the description of Records of the Museum, 1851-1968 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972599 Built in 1876, the Peabody Museum is one of the oldest museums devoted ...
After Isherwood dropped out of Cambridge University in 1925, he became the private secretary to the French violinist André Mangeot. Mangeot's son, Sylvain, the manuscript's illustrator, would become the Diplomatic Editor for the Reuters News Agency and the author of The Adventures of a Manchurian: The Story of Lobsang Thondup (Collins, 1974). From the description of People one ought to know : autograph manuscript signed : [London], January 1926. (New York Public Library). WorldCat r...
The eruption of Mount Katmai on the Alaska Peninsula in 1912 was one of the great volcanic events of modern history. The eruption covered the town of Kodiak with almost one foot of ash and the explosion was reportedly heard as far away as Juneau, 750 miles distant. To study this phenomena, the National Geographic Society launched several scientific investigating expeditions to Katmai and surrounding areas affected by the eruption. There was a brief expedition to Kodiak and Afognak Islands, led b...
Chaim Gross, 1904-1991, sculptor of New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Chaim Gross, 1981 May 26- 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646397029 Sculptor, New York, N.Y. Died 1991. From the description of Chaim Gross interviews, 1981 May 26-May 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220182061 Sculptor; New York, N.Y. Died 1991. From the description of Chaim Gross interview, 1964 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id:...
Ossie Davis is an actor, playwright and director who has performed for stage, film and television, and specializes in film production relating to black culture and history. Born in 1919 in Cogdell, Georgia, Davis attended Howard University from 1938 to 1941. His theater career began in the early 1940's with such plays to his credit as "Anna Lucasta," "No Time for Sergeants," "A Raisin in the Sun," and "Purlie Victorious." Three of the many films he acted in are "The Joe ...
Blaustein (1913- ) has been a motion picture producer since 1949. From the description of Papers, 1948-1983. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31453257 ...
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,...
John Gunther, journalist and writer. The John Gunther Papers consist of different draft versions of Gunther's books along with correspondence, articles, and notes related to these projects. Papers related to Chicago Revisited. From the description of John Gunther papers, 1935-1967 (inclusive) (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 613714359 ...
Lee, an American burlesque entertainer, was one of the most famous strippers of all time, and was proclaimed during her lifetime to be the most publicized woman in the world. She starred in theater, 12 films, and eventually her own television show, "The Gypsy Rose Lee Show" (1958). Besides her mystery novels THE G-STRING MURDERS (1941) and MOTHER FINDS A BODY (1942), she wrote an autobiography, GYPSY (1957), which was a bestseller. From the description of Gypsy Rose Lee collection, 1...
Weinstock was an executive editor at Knopf. From the description of Correspondence with Adolf Klarmann, 1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862789 American publishing house. From the description of Records. Series VIII., London Office Files, 1910-1957 (bulk 1928-1940). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122617133 From the description of Records, 1873-1996 (bul...
Member of the editorial staff, Life Magazine. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122589807 ...
Maya Angelou (b. Marguerite Annie Johnson, April 4, 1928, St. Louis, MO–d. May 28, 2014, Winston-Salem, NC) was an American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. She became a poet and writer after a series of occupations as a young adult, including fry cook, sex worker, nightclub dancer and performer, c...
Beaumont Newhall, the founder of the art history of photography, was the first Curator of Photography at MOMA and then at George Eastman House. He authored numerous books, articles and reviews about photography. From the description of Beaumont and Nancy Newhall papers, 1843-1993. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79626249 Beaumont Newhall (1908-1993) was an art administrator and art historian from Rochester, N.Y. From the description of Oral histor...
American diplomat; ambassador to Indonesia, 1965-1969, and Australia, 1973-1975; assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, 1969-1973; coordinator for population affairs, United States Department of State, 1975-1979. From the description of Marshall Green papers, 1947-1998. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123458583 ...
Ray Bradbury novelist and screenwriter; Herman Melville, novelist. From the description of Moby Dick : screenplay, 1956, January 27. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652495 Ray Douglas Bradbury was born in Waukegan, IL, Aug. 22, 1920; started his writing career in 1943; the winner of various awards, he is known primarily for writing fantasy and science fiction stories; he has authored numerous novels, short stories, plays, films, poems, and articles, includi...
Brew taught American archaeology and ethnology and served as Director of Peabody Museum at Harvard. From the description of Papers of John Otis Brew, 1923-1977 (inclusive), 1936-1977 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973309 ...
Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and professor of law. From the description of William O. Douglas papers, 1801-1980 (bulk 1923-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068743 William O. Douglas was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939. His nearly thirty-seven year tenure as a Supreme Court justice was the longest in the history of the court. From the guide to ...
Editor, publisher, and philanthropist. From the description of Henry Robinson Luce papers, 1917-1967 (bulk 1945-1967). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979868 Epithet: American publisher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000705.0x0000d4 Biographical Note 1898, Apr. 3 Born, Shantung Provi...
The Museum of Primitive Art (MPA), New York, was the first art museum in the United States founded specifically to exhibit the traditional arts of Africa, Oceania, and Native and Precolumbian America. Formerly located at 13 and 15 West 54 Street, the museum was open to the public from 1957 to 1974, after which it became part of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Museum of Primitive Art played a significant role in the development of audiences, appreciation, education, and...
Author; d. 1997. From the description of James A. Michener Chesapeake collection, 1975-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973705 Author. From the description of James A. Michener papers, 1906-1992 (bulk 1945-1992). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063535 James Albert Michener was born in 1907 to unknown parents and raised as an orphan in the care of widow Mabel Michener of Doylestown, Pennsylvania. By the time he graduated from high school in 1925, h...
Russian born violinist and conductor. Came to the United States in 1932, where he taught, played with several ensembles, including the Budapest Quartet, and was active in various music festivals. From the description of Papers, 1951-1960. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 27730343 ...
The Macmillan Company was founded in 1869 as a branch in New York City of the British firm of Macmillan & Co., Ltd. of London. The company became autonomous in 1896 but the British firm maintained close ties and a strong financial interest in the company. The Macmillan Company attracted major American authors and published a wide variety of fiction, non-fiction, textbooks, reference works, and children's books. George Platt Brett, Jr. who became Macmillan's president in 1931, arranged for th...
Julian Bond (1940- ), African American civil rights leader and politician, involved in sit-ins in Atlanta, helped found Committee on Appeal for Human Rights and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. From the description of Julian Bond oral history interview, 1979 Apr. 10. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38727097 Julian Bond (1940- ) is a political and civil rights activist. While studying at Morehouse College in 1960, he helped form the Committee on ...
Robert Indiana (born Robert Clark, September 13, 1928, New Castle, Indiana–died May 19, 2018, Vinalhaven, Maine), American artist associated with the pop art movement. His "LOVE" print, first created for the Museum of Modern Art's Christmas card in 1965, was the basis for his 1970 Love sculpture and the widely distributed 1973 United States Postal Service "LOVE" stamp. He created works in media including paper, silk screen, and Cor-ten steel....