Papers, 1920-1978.

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Papers, 1920-1978.

Papers consist almost exclusively of incoming correspondence from Chester Bowles, Maureen Corr, Anna and James Halsted, Lorena Hickok, Aldous Huxley, Joseph Lash, Lady Stella Reading, Helen Reid, Eleanor Roosevelt, Malvina Thompson, Narcissa Vanderlip, and others. Subjects include the American Foundation, the American Peace Award, the Roosevelts, efforts to secure a posthumous Nobel Peace Award to Eleanor Roosevelt, her estate "Salt Meadow" in Connecticut, the Schulmerich carillons, the United States and the Soviet Union, and other aspects of her interest in peace and international cooperation.

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Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady throughout her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office (1933-1945). She was an American politician, diplomat, and activist who later served as a United Nations spokeswoman. A shy, awkward child, starved for recognition and love, Eleanor Roosevelt grew into a woman with great sensitivity to the underprivileged of all creeds, races, and nations. Her constant work to improve their lot made her one of the most loved–...

Halsted, James A.

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James Addison Halsted (b. Syracuse, New York, Apr. 19, 1905-d. March 2, 1984) was the third husband of Anna Roosevelt. They were married from November 11, 1952 until her death in 1975. From the description of Halsted, James Addison, 1905-1984 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10570124 ...

Hickok, Lorena A.

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Newspaper reporter, author. Hickok (1893-1968) was a close friend of Eleanor Roosevelt. She was assigned to cover Mrs. Roosevelt during the 1932 Presidential campaign. She worked with the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, 1933-1936, and was the author of several books on Eleanor Roosevelt and Helen Keller. From the description of Papers, 1913-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155523285 ...

Reading, Stella, Lady.

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Vanderlip, Narcissa Cox, 1880-1966

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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 ...

American Foundation

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Private foundation for promotion of charitable, scientific, literary, and educational activities. From the description of American Foundation miscellaneous records, 1930-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867489 The American Foundation maintained the American Peace Award, offered by Edward W. Bok for "the best practical plan by which the United States may cooperate with other nations to achieve and preserve the peace of the world". From the description of Co...

Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981

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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 ...

Thompson, Malvina, 1893-1953

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Lash, Joseph P., 1909-1987

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Joseph P. Lash (1909-1987), personal friend of Eleanor Roosevelt, was the author of several works on the Roosevelts. He was active in various youth organizations in the 1930s and 1940s, and worked as a United Nations correspondent and assistant editor of the New York Post. In 1972, Lash received the Pulitzer Prize for his book, Eleanor and Franklin, and later wrote the sequel titled The Years Alone. From the description of Lash, Joseph P., 1909-1987 (U.S. National Archives and Record...

Reid, Helen Rogers, 1882-1970

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Helen Rogers Reid was the first woman chair of Barnard's Board of Trustees. She served from 1947-1956 when she was made a trustee emeritus. Reid Hall on the Barnard campus is named for her. Reid Hall, in Paris, was established by Elizabeth Mills Reid, mother-in-law of Helen Rogers Reid, as a club for American women artists and intellectuals in 1893. By 1922, through the efforts of Helen Rogers Reid and Virginia Gildersleeve, it had become a residence for American university women and a center fo...

Corr, Maureen

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Eleanor Roosevelt's secretary. From the description of Papers, 1955-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155522137 ...

Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x000080 Aldous Huxley was a British novelist, short-story writer, playwright, screenwriter, literary and social critic, and poet. From the description of Aldous Huxley collection of papers, 1915-1973 bulk (1915-1963). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517267 From the guide to the Aldous Huxley collection of papers, 19...

Roosevelt, Anna, 1906-1975

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Anna Roosevelt (1906-1975) was the eldest child and only daughter of Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt. After her 1924 graduation from Miss Chapin''s school, she attended a short course at Cornell University in the forestry school. On June 5, 1926, she married Curtis Bean Dall. They had two children, Anna Eleanor Dall, known as Sistie (b. 1927), and Curtis Roosevelt Dall, known as Buzzie (b.1930). Between 1932 and 1934, Anna was associate editor of a magazine called Babies Just Babies, hosted a ...