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Douglas, Melvyn. Papers, 1892-1983.

Papers, 1892-1983.

Papers of Melvyn Douglas (1901-1981), an Academy award-winning actor, producer, and director which pertain to his long professional career and to his many political and humanitarian concerns.

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Nizer, Louis, 1902-1994

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Norris, George William, 1861-1944

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U.S. representative and senator from Nebraska. From the description of Papers of George W. Norris, 1884-1944 (bulk 1893-1944). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81101513 ...

O'Dwyer, Paul, 1907-1998

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Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980

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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 ...

Rauh, Joseph L., 1911-

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Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007

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Atkinson, Brooks, 1894-1984

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Stavis, Barrie.

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Redford, Robert

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Wanger, Walter, 1894-1968

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Eichelberger, Clark M. (Clark Mell), 1896-1980

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Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979

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Douglas, Paul, 1892-1976

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Americans for Democratic Action

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Bellamy, Ralph, 1904-1991

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American actor. From the description of Papers, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155507649 Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Ralph Bellamy: oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122608208 American actor and author; b. Ralph Rexford Bellamy; d. 1991. From the description of Ralph Bellamy collection, 1926-1988. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70971107 ...

Totheroh, Dan 1894-1976

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Actor, playwright, director and novelist. From the description of Dan Totheroh papers, 1925-1975. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 81464440 ...

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Tobin, Daniel Joseph, 1875-1955

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Douglas, Melvyn

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Actor; interviewee b. 1901, d. 1981. From the description of Reminiscences of Melvyn Douglas : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451630 From the description of Reminiscences of Melvyn Douglas : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131510 ...

Mandel, Loring, 1928-....

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Gertz, Elmer, 1906-2000

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