Papers, 1869-1965 [microform].
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In 1866, the Seventh-Day Adventists established the Health Reform Institute in Battle Creek, Mich. Out of this organization developed the Battle Creek Sanitarium, on of the earliest training schools for nurses in the country. The major promoter of this facility was John H. Kellogg, creator of the breakfast food industry. From the description of Battle Creek Sanitarium collection. (State Archive of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 41286700 ...
Thomas Alva Edison (born February 11, 1847, Milan, Ohio – died October 18, 1931, West Orange, New Jersey), American inventor and businessman who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures. These inventions, which include the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and early versions of the electric light bulb, have had a widespread impact on the modern industrial...
Mayor of Detroit (1890-1896; Governor of Michigan (1896-1900) From the description of Hazen S. Pingree papers, 1889-1926 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 631650526 Mayor of Detroit and governor of Michigan. From the description of Hazen Smith Pingree papers, 1896 and 1901. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418845 ...
First director, United States Forest Service (1905). He changed the name of protected "forest preserves" to "national forests" and advocated a controversial "wise use" policy for the resources of the national forests, whereby a greater use of forest resources, such as tree harvests and grazing rights could be permitted. From the description of Correspondence, 1905-1945. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 40804560 Forester and governor of Pennsylvania. F...
Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd Jr. (October 25, 1888 – March 11, 1957) was an American naval officer and explorer. He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the highest honor for valor given by the United States, and was a pioneering American aviator, polar explorer, and organizer of polar logistics. Aircraft flights in which he served as a navigator and expedition leader crossed the Atlantic Ocean, a segment of the Arctic Ocean, and a segment of the Antarctic Plateau. Byrd claimed that his ex...
Author and newspaper editor at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, University of Michigan regent and Republican governor of Michigan, 1911-1912. From the description of Chase Salmon Osborn papers, 1889-1949. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423228 Chase S. Osborn was born in Huntington County, Indiana on January 22, 1860, the son of George A. and Margaret (Fannon) Osborn. He married Lillian G. Jones on May 7, 1881. Osborn was a newspaperman and author before becoming ...
Battle Creek, Michigan physician, food scientist, founder of the Battle Creek Sanitarium. From the description of Papers, 1869-1965 [microform]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 20868964 From the description of John Harvey Kellogg papers, 1869-1965. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 84186946 From the description of John Harvey Kellogg papers, 1869-1965. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422010 From the description of P...
Epithet: philanthropist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x000032 Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system,...
The Chest Department of Bellevue Hospital established one of the first tuberculosis units in New York City in 1903. From the description of Chest collection, 1906-1939, 1909-1923 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155490050 ...
Industrialist and philanthropist Henry Ford, born July 30, 1863, grew up on a farm in what is now Dearborn, Michigan. Mechanically inclined from an early age, he worked in Detroit machine shops as a young man and became an engineer at the Edison Illuminating Company in 1891. Henry and Clara Jane Bryant, married in 1888, had one child, Edsel, born in 1893. In that same year, Henry tested his first internal combustion engine, and by 1896 completed his first car, the Quadricycle. Ford partnered in ...
Irving Fisher (1867-1947) was an economist and professor of political economy at Yale University from 1898 to 1935. He specialized in monetary economics and in the application of mathematical techniques to the solution of economic problems. From the description of Irving Fisher papers, 1932-1938. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122314185 From the guide to the Irving Fisher papers, 1932-1938, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...