Papers, 1876-1955 (inclusive), 1900-1955 (bulk).

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Flagg, Mildred Buchanan, 1886-1980. Papers, 1876-1955 (inclusive), 1900-1955 (bulk).

Papers, 1876-1955 (inclusive), 1900-1955 (bulk).

Correspondence, including letters from authors, aviators, members of the clergy, college presidents, explorers, government officials, politicians, royalty, senators, sportsmen, and sportswomen. Also included are ca. 100 autographs of authors popular in the 1930s.

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Gibb, H.A.R. (Hamilton Alexander Rosskeen), 1895-1971

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Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941

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Davis, Bette, 1908-1989

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Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Bette Davis : oral history, [197-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122631883 ...

Flagg, Mildred Buchanan, 1886-1980

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An active clubwoman in the Boston area, (Mrs. Francis J.) Flagg worked as a writer, lecturer, and organizer of Celebrity Breakfasts. From the description of Papers, 1876-1955 (inclusive), 1900-1955 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006632 Mildred Buchanan Flagg (1886-1980) was an American author, lecturer, and organizer of "Celebrity Breakfasts." She attended Curry College in Massachusetts and spent much of her life in Boston, where she was also an active ...

Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950

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Founder of the American School Peace League, later renamed the American School Citizenship League. From the description of Collection, 1906-1940. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 26900828 Pacifist, internationalist, author and scholar. An authority on international law and the international aspects of education, Andrews founded the American School Peace League in 1908, which became the American School Citizenship League in 1919. She served as U.S. ...

Anderson, William F.

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Fiedler, Arthur‏, 1894-1979‏

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Conductor of Boston Pops Orchestra. From the description of Arthur Fiedler collection, 1856-1979 (bulk 1927-1979). (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925338 ...

Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946

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"These were written at periods when Mr. Tarkington and Susanah [his wife] were in Indianapolis and they wanted to have news from Kennebunkport, Maine. We had known him very shortly after we moved to Kennebunkport in about 1917, after the war. He was known as 'the gentleman from Indiana' and was a well known author at the time the first letter in this collection was written. . . . Mr. Tarkington had rented a house in Kennebunkport for many years but decided that he would like to design his own pl...

Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959

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Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972

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Poet, acting editor of The Dial magazine, 1925-1929. Born Marianne Craig Moore. From the description of Book manuscripts, 1935-1967. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122417395 From the description of Albums, [ca. 1905-1936]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524976 From the description of Family correspondence, 1848-1972, bulk 1905-1972. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540617 From the desc...

Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944

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Ida M. Tarbell was an investigative journalist best known from her The History of the Standard Oil Company published in 1904. She wrote for American Magazine, which she also co-owned and co-edited, from 1906 to 1915. From the guide to the Ida M. Tarbell papers, 1916-1930, (Ohio University) Historian, journalist, lecturer, and muckraker, (Allegheny College, A.B., 1880). For further information, see Notable American Women (1971). From the description of The nationa...

Hersey, Frank Wilson Cheney, 1876-1959

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Hersey graduated from Harvard in 1899. From the description of Examination papers in Economics 1, 1897-1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074159 Hersey graduated from Harvard in 1899 and taught English at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Frank Wilson Cheney Hersey, 1890-1892 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973064 ...

Boynton, Grace Morrison, 1890-

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Missionary educator in China, Boynton was a teacher and dean at Yenching University. From the description of Papers, 1925-1951 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006925 ...

Davis, Elmer Holmes, 1890-1958

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Author, journalist, news analyst, and government official. From the description of Elmer Holmes Davis papers, 1865-1957 (bulk 1946-1957). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74986273 American journalist and author. From the description of Then came war : 1939 : sound recording, 1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122446694 Writer. From the description of Reminiscences of Elmer Holmes Davis : oral history, 1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 1224...

Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974

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American journalist and author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Washington, D.C., 23 September 1960, to Joan Peyser, 1960 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992594 Lippmann was an American journalist and author. From the description of Walter Lippmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612206746 From the guide to the Walter Lipmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982., (H...

Sarton, May, 1912-1995

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O'Neill, Rose Cecil, 1874-1944

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Pusey, Nathan M. (Nathan Marsh), 1907-2001

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Nathan Marsh Pusey (1907-2001) was the twenty-fourth president of Harvard University from 1953 to 1971. He was also president of Lawrence College (1944-1953), president of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (1971-1975), and president of the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (1978-1983). Pusey's tenure as president was defined by new building construction, greater fundraising, and struggles with student protestors. From the description of Papers of Nathan Marsh Pusey, 1...

Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973

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Pearl S. Buck was the daughter of American missionary parents, and spent the first seventeen years of her life in China. Her third novel, The Good Earth, won the Pulitzer Prize, and a Nobel Prize for literature followed, citing The Good Earth as well as her biographies of her parents. Critical reception for her works has been mixed since these early successes. A prolific and optimistic author, most of her fiction is set in China, and she displays great affection for the place and her characters....

Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950

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Poet and author. From the description of Edna St. Vincent Millay papers, 1832-1992 (bulk 1900-1950). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066360 American poet. From the description of ALS : Camden, Maine, to Eleanor Morgan Patterson, 1916 June 15. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442927 From the description of Photograph of Edna St. Vincent Millay [manuscript], 1920 August. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812089 ...

Bruere, Martha B.

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Sears, Clara Endicott, 1863-1960

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Lord, Milton Edward, 1898-1985

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Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981

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American author, journalist, and world traveller. From the description of Letters, 1961-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553309 Newscaster, foreign correspondent, and explorer. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1890]-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155531746 Thomas was a radio and television broadcaster, author, and world traveler. From the description of The Lowell Jackson Thomas papers. 1916-2010. (University of Utah). WorldC...

Van Loon, Hendrik Willem, 1882-1944

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Hendrik Willem van Loon was born in Rotterdam, Holland on January 14, 1882. He attended Cornell University, graduating in 1905. In 1906 he married Eliza Ingersoll Bowditch and began working for the Associated Press in New York City, Washington, D.C., Moscow, and Warsaw. His son Henry Bowditch van Loon was born on June 22, 1907, and Gerard Willem van Loon on January 16, 1911. Hendrik van Loon received his Ph.D. from the University of Munich in 1911, and in 1913 his book THE FALL OF THE DUTCH REPU...

Byrd, Richard Evelyn Jr., 1888-1957

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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...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr., 1902-1985

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U.S. representative to the United Nations. From the description of Correspondence 1957. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 50307057 United States Senator and ambassador. From the description of Henry Cabot Lodge letter to Harriet L. White [manuscript], 1960 August 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 466876849 Henry Cabot Lodge (1902-1985) was a journalist, U.S. Senator, and diplomat, and the grandson of statesman Henry Cabot Lodge,...

Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947

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Mary Emma Woolley, college professor and President of Mount Holyoke College from 1901-1937, was born on July 13, 1863 in South Norwalk, Connecticut to Joseph Judah Woolley, a Congregational minister, and Mary August Ferris Woolley, a schoolteacher. She attended Mrs. Fannie Augur's school in Meriden, Connecticut until her family moved to Pawtucket, Rhode Island in 1871, when she enrolled in Providence High School. In 1882 she began attending Wheaton Seminary in Norton, Massachusetts, graduating i...

Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966

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American statesman; assistant to Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover, 1919-1924; secretary of state, 1959-1961. From the description of Christian Archibald Herter miscellaneous papers, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123458502 Christian Archibald Herter (1895-1966) was born in Paris, France. He was a diplomat, politician, publisher, editor, and author. In 1959 Herter, who served as governor of Massachusetts during the mid-1950's, was appointed by President Dwight Eisen...

Fisher, Dorothy Canfield. (1879-1958).

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American author and novelist, of Arlington, Vt. From the description of Letter, 1956 Dec. 19. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70960370 Dorothy Canfield Fisher was a skilled educator and popular author. Many of her works were written for children, but enjoyed by adults. Her stories are insightful and caring, honest and clever, and generally conservative in style and theme. She was also very active in civic and charitable concerns. From the ...

Elliott, Maud Howe, 1854-1948

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American writer married to John Elliott, an English artist. Author of 20 books and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for a biography of her mother. From the description of Maud Howe Elliott letters and manuscripts [manuscript], 1896-1932. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 182831112 Newport author. Wife of artist John Elliott (1859-1925). Daughter of Julia Ward Howe (abolitionist, suffragist, author of "Battle Hymn of the Republic") and Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe (founder...

Ticknor, Caroline, 1866-1937

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American author. From the description of Letter to "Dear Mrs. Taylor" [manuscript], June 22, n.y. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647807733 From the description of Letter to "Dear Mrs. Taylor", June 22, n.y. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959304 Caroline Ticknor (1866-1937), Boston author, was the granddaughter of William Davis Ticknor (1810-1864), founder of the publishing house of Ticknor & Fields. Miss Ticknor wrote books, plays...

Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990

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American writer. From the description of Correspondence with Alfred S. Dashiell, 1931-1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51846130 Carl Zigrosser and Lewis Mumford were life-long friends with shared interests in the arts, society and politics. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1925-1971, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155902319 Sir Patrick Geddes was a Scottish biologist, sociologi...

Buck, Philo M., Jr. (Philo Melvin), 1877-1950

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La Farge, Oliver, 1901-1963

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Oliver La Farge studied anthropology at Harvard University where he took part in an archaeological expedition to northern Arizona where he studied Navajo ruins. He earned a Hemenway Fellowship that extended to graduate research in Guatemala with the Middle American Research Institute of Tulane University. While writing the report of his research trip, La Farge also began writing his first novel, Laughing Boy, which won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929. La Farge was a prolific writer, publishing 24 books...

Williams,Tennessee, 1911-1983

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American playwright. From the description of Papers of Tennessee Williams [manuscript], 1927-1957. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809684 From the description of Typed letters signed (3) : Key West, Chicago and New York, to Seymour Peck, 1961 Jan. 19-1969 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875024 From the description of Tennessee Williams letter to Tim Moore [manuscript], 1976 September 13 or 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id:...

Tharp, Louise Hall, 1898-1992

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American scholar. From the description of Typed letters signed (13) : Darien, Conn., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1954-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868240 ...

Poling, Daniel A. (Daniel Alfred), 1884-1968

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Deland, Margaret, 1857-1945

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Author Margaret Wade Campbell Deland was born in Allegheny, Penn. She became interested in the plight of unmarried mothers, taking them into her home until they could find proper jobs. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Letters, 1884-1937 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007073 Margaret Deland was born in Western Pennsylvania, was educated in New York, and lived much of her adult life i...

Truman, Bess Wallace, 1885-1982

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Elizabeth Virginia “Bess” Truman was the wife of Harry S. Truman and First Lady of the United States from 1945 to 1953. She served as her husband’s secretary and was known for often voicing her opinions. Whistle-stopping in 1948, President Harry Truman often ended his campaign talk by introducing his wife as “the Boss” and his daughter, Margaret, as “the Boss’s Boss,” and they smiled and waved as the train picked up steam. The sight of that close-knit family gallantly fighting against such lo...

Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945

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American novelist. From the description of Letter, 1940 Apr. 25, Richmond, Va., to John W. Garley, Bayonne, N.J. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647808544 From the description of Letters to James J. Murray [manuscript], 1939-1943. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812081 American author. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: Richmond, Va., to Dr. Kenneth Wood, 1942 December 14. (University of Virginia). W...

Burroughs, John, 1837-1921

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American naturalist and writer. From the description of Poem 1917. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49995946 One of America's great naturalist authors. From the description of Memorabilia, 1905-1931. (Hartwick College). WorldCat record id: 27057683 American teacher, naturalist, poet, and essayist of national prominence. Friend of Walt Whitman; influenced by Thoreau, Carlyle, and Emerson. Employed accurate observations of nature, scientific re...

Ford, Ford Madox, 1873-1939

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English novelist and influential editor of literary journals; also biographer, art critic, and poet. Born Ford Madox Hueffer; changed last name to Ford in 1919. From the description of W.H. Hudson : some reminiscences / by Ford Madox Hueffer, 1920s? (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 228079051 From the description of The saddest story, 1915? (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 228079018 From the description of Ford Madox Ford diary, 1938...

Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947

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Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, suffragist, early feminist, political activist, and Iowa State alumna (1880), was born on January 9, 1859 in Ripon, Wisconsin to Maria Clinton and Lucius Lane. At the close of the Civil War, the Lanes moved to a farm near Charles City, Iowa where they remained throughout their lives. Carrie entered Iowa State College in 1877 completing her work in three years. She graduated at the top of her class and while in Ames established military drills for women, became the first...

Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967

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Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) was an American author, editor and poet. He won three Pulitzer prizes, two for his poetry and the third for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. From the guide to the Carl Sandburg Collection, 1924-1954, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) American poet, novelist and historian, Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for Abraham Lincoln: the War Years and the other for The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg ...

Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961

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Pacifist and worker for social reform, Balch was involved in many humanitarian and civic organizations, including the Boston Women's Trade Union League and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. From the description of Papers, 1915-1947 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007140 Peace leader. President of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, U.S. Section (1928-1933). Received Nobel Peace Prize (1946). ...

Keller, Helen, 1880-1968

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Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968) overcame both blindness and deafness, providing inspiration to many people around the world. She devoted her life to bettering the education and treatment of the blind, the deaf, and the mute, and was a pioneer in educating the public in the prevention of blindness in newborns. When Helen Keller was 19 months old she became ill with a high fever and lost consciousness, becoming deaf and blind. In her autobiography The Story of My Life, a book she first wrot...

Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : London and Naples, to Denys Blakelock, 1947-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872061 From the description of Autograph letter signed : "South Indian Ocean" [on the way to Australia], to Denys Blakelock, 1947 Mar. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872063 From the description of Typed letter signed (8) : London, to Denys Blakelock, 1948-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874989 ...

Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951

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Sinclair Lewis (b. Feb. 7, 1885, Sauk Centre, MN–d. January 10, 1951, Rome, Italy) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. He was the first American to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930. ...

Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959

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George Catlett Marshall (b. December 31, 1880, Uniontown, Pennsylvania-d. October 16, 1959, Washington, D.C.), had a long and auspicious career in the United States (U.S.) Army and to the United States. He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1901 and served his country as U.S. Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, Envoy to China, Army Chief of Staff, and as President of the American Red Cross. Marshall, America's first five-star general, was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, ...

Conant, Isabel Fiske

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Capp, Al, 1909-1979

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Cartoonist, illustrator; New York, N.Y. Creator of the comic strip "Lil' Abner". Full name is Alfred Gerald Caplin. From the description of Al Capp cartoon drawings, 1950-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515753 ...

Van Paassen, Pierre, 1895-1968

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Pierre van Paassen, 1895-1968, born Gorcum, The Netherlands. US journalist, writer, Unitarian minister. Known as a fighter against fascism and a pro-Zionist, a non-Jew working for the rescue of European Jews. Involved as publicist for the Bergson Group (a group of young Jews from Palestine led by Peter Bergson who helped sway America to act on behalf of Jews during World War II),1940-44. Wrote many articles and ads supporting the rescue of European Jews. His books include The Time is Now, 1941, ...

Dewey, John, 1859-1952

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John Dewey was born on October 20, 1859 in Burlington, Vermont and graduated in 1879 from The University of Vermont. After graduation Dewey taught high school and published in the Journal of Speculative Philosophy. In 1884 Dewey resumed his studies and earned a Ph. D. from John Hopkins University. Although he taught and remained primarily at Columbia University, he also taught or lectured at the University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of California, Imp...

Thompson, Dorothy, 1893-1961

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American journalist. From the description of Letter, 1936 July 22, South Pomfret, Vermont, to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904428 Journalist. From the description of Dorothy Thompson typed letter signed, 1957. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 74986046 Thompson and Sinclair Lewis married in 1928 and divorced in 1942. In 1943 Thompson married the Austrian artist Maxim Kopf (1892-1958). In her memoi...

Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972

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Astronomer (galaxies, photometry, spectroscopy) and administrator. Astronomer, Mount Wilson Observatory, 1914-1921; director, Harvard Observatory, 1921-1952; on the astronomy faculty at Harvard from 1952. From the description of Papers [microform], 1910-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80523781 Harlow Shapley (1885-1972) was an astronomer. Shapley served as director of the Harvard College Observatory and was a professor at Harvard University, eventually he became the Pai...

Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961

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Writer, editor, critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Seidel Canby and Amy Loveman : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481130 Epithet: editor of 'Saturday Review of Literature' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001e2 Canby was a critic, editor and Yale University professor (1899-1922). He was one of the founder...

Hull, Josephine, 1877-1957

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Stage and screen actress (Radcliffe College, A.B., 1899) Hull was married to actor Shelley Hull. For biographical information, see Dictionary of American Biography, 1956-1960, and Dear Josephine: The Theatrical Career of Josephine Hull (1963), by William Clasgow Bruce Carson. From the description of Papers, 1895-1947 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007671 Stage and screen actress (Radcliffe College, A. B., 1899), Hull was married to actor Shelley Hu...

Keyes, Frances Parkinson, 1885-1970

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Frances Parkinson Wheeler Keyes (1885-1970), born in Virginia, was married to Henry Wilder Keyes (1863-1938); they had three children. Henry W. Keyes became governor of New Hampshire in 1917 and a United States senator in 1919. The family maintained multiple residences. Frances Parkinson Keyes wrote popular romantic novels emphasizing local color, descriptions of life among the upper classes, and generation-spanning sagas. She wrote over fifty books, alternating between books about Louisiana wit...

Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968

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American novelist, short story writer and playwright. From the description of Letters, 1912-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122415400 American fiction writer and playwright. From the description of Typed letter signed : Stepney Depot, Conn., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1944 Oct. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868073 Author. From the description of Edna Ferber letter, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450230 Author of popu...

Rinehart, Mary Roberts, 1876-1958

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American fiction writer and playwright. From the description of Questionnaire, [n.d.], from Betty Hogan, Lake Mohawk, N.J. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365006 American author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Sewickley [sic], to Mr. Mitchell, 1916 Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872168 Novelist and playwright. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 3643...

Bowie, Robert R. (Robert Richardson), 1909-2013

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Lawyer, educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Richardson Bowie : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147354 From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Richardson Bowie : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122512683 ...

Harris, Julie (Julie A.)

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Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Julie Harris : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597811 ...

Comstock, Ada Louise

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Radcliffe College president (1923-1943), Comstock (1876-1973) was born in Moorhead, Minn., graduated from Smith College (1897), and received an A.M. from Columbia University (1899). She taught rhetoric and oratory at the University of Minnesota and became the first dean of women there in 1907. In 1912 she became the first dean of Smith College. Comstock was also the first president of the American Association of University Women and the only woman on the National Commission of Law Observance and...

Bromfield, Louis, 1896-1956

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Louis Bromfield was an American author and conservationist from central Ohio who gained international recognition winning the Pulitzer Prize and pioneering innovative scientific farming concepts. From the guide to the Louis Bromfield correspondence to Edna Wolfe, 1942-1949, (Ohio University) American author and conservationist. From 1939-1969 he lived and did sustainable farming at Malabar Farm, Lucas, Ohio. From the description of [Signature, 19--] / Louis Bromf...

Baldwin, Faith, 1893-1978

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New York-born American novelist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Norwalk, Connecticut, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1965 Jan. 18 and [no year] Nov. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270862667 American author. From the description of The west wind [manuscript], 1962. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806212 Faith Baldwin enjoyed an unusually long and prolific career as a popular romance writer. Her works generally portray ...

Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950

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Daughter of suffrage leaders Lucy Stone and Henry Browne Blackwell, Alice Stone Blackwell joined her parents in writing and editing the Woman's Journal. For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1885-1950 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008749 Editor, The woman's journal and suffrage news. From the description of Letter, 1920 Apr...

Boulanger, Nadia, 1887-1979

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French composer and music teacher. From the description of [Letter] 1977 October 27 [to] Dear Mr. Wilson 1977. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 755584222 Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) was a Parisian composer, music teacher and conductor. From the description of Nadia Boulanger American music scores, 1925-1937 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612769739 French composer and composition teacher. From the d...

Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943

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William Lyon Phelps was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on January 2, 1865. He received a B.A. degree from Yale in 1887, an A.M. degree from Harvard in 1891, and a Ph.D. from Yale in 1891. Phelps taught English at Yale from 1892 until 1933 and was a popularizer of literature through his public lectures, radio addresses, and syndicated newspaper columns. He died in New Haven on August 21, 1943. From the description of William Lyon Phelps papers, 1826-1944 (inclusive), 1887-1943 (bulk)...

Strachey, Lytton, 1880-1932

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Lytton Strachey was born to an upper-middle class family in London, and educated at Cambridge, where he was part of the rebellious Apostles, a precursor to the Bloomsbury Group. Strachey became an essayist and literary critic; he also wrote poetry, but is best remembered as a biographer. Although he wrote some conventional biographies, his best work was Eminent Victorians, a collection of biographical essays that relied on Strachey's trademark psychological insight rather than exhaustive researc...

Hoover, J.Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972

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Director of the FBI. From the description of Typed letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Arthur William Brown, 1941 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555861 John Edgar Hoover (1895-1972) served from 1924 to 1972 as the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). As its first director, Hoover molded the FBI into his image of a modern police force. He promoted scientific investigation of crime, the collection and analysis of fingerprints and the hiring and ...

Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953

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Franco-British writer. From the description of Letters : to Miss Penn, 1917 Nov. 24 and 1929 Mar. 15. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122601939 English historian, essayist, poet and novelist born La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France July 27, 1870; died Guildford, England July 16, 1953. Belloc wrote biographies of Robespierre (1901) Marie Antoinette (1909) and numerous works on English political history. From 1920-19...

Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956

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Alben Barkley: Congressional Voice of Liberty "A good story," said Alben Barkley, "is like fine Kentucky bourbon, it improves with age and, if you don't use it too much, it will never hurt anyone." One of Congress' most proficient storytellers, Barkley used his booming baritone, endless repertoire of anecdotes, and rousing speech-making ability to propel himself from congressman to senator to majority leader and vice president. Well liked, he earned the esteem of his colleagues in 1944, wh...

Sedgwick, Ellery, 1872-1960

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Ellery Sedgwick was editor of The Atlantic Monthly. From the description of Letter to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1920. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884345 ...

Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1888-1965

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Schlesinger taught history at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Sr., 1908-1965 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973175 Historian, author. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Meier Schlesinger : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309724638 Epithet: Jr, US political analyst British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue...

Ratshesky, A. C.

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Beebe, William, 1877-1962

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George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) William Beebe collected fish in Bermuda, Haiti, and other locations in the 1920s and 1930s. Smithsonian Institution Archives Field Book Project: Person : Description : rid_775_pid_EACP772 American scientist and author; curator of ornithology and director of t...

Howe, Mark de Wolfe, 1906-1967

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Law professor, author. LL. B. Harv. Law School, 1933. Secretary for Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1933-1934. Practiced law in Boston, 1933-1937. Prof. of law, U. of Buffalo Law School, 1941-1945; prof of law, Harv. U., 1945-1967. Editor: Holmes-Pollock Letters; Touched with Fire; Holmes-Laski Letters; Occasional Speeches of Oliver Wendell Holmes. Author: Constitutional Law (casebook, with others); Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Vol. I, The Shaping Years, 1841-1870 (1957), Vol. II, The Proving Y...

Draper, Ruth, 1884-1956

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Ruth Draper was a monologist, based in New York City. From the description of Ruth Draper Collection. 1913-1956. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476263868 American actress. From the description of Autograph letter in the third person, dated : [n.p.], 22 February [1910?], to [Mr. and Mrs. Harry Harkness Flagler], [1910?] Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565965 From the description of Autograph letter signed : 35 Montpelier Square, Ken...

Glaspell, Susan, 1876-1948

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Novelist and playwright. From the description of Papers of Susan Glaspell, 1912-1924. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34566911 ...

Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

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Died 1967. From the description of Oral history interview with J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1963 November 18 and 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80709804 Physicist (quantum theory and nuclear physics). On the physics faculty at California Institute of Technology and University of California, Berkeley in theoretical physics, 1929-1947; director of Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, 1943-1945; chairman of the General Advisory Committee of the Atomic Energy Commission, 1946-1952; d...

Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Ernest Hemingway, 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450863 Joseph Dearing is addressed on envelope as "war correspondent, U.S. Army." A native of Santa Rosa, he was a photographer for Colliers magazine during World War II, covering both the European and Pacific theaters. After the war he wrote the "Uncle Joe Dearing's Fish and Game Column" for for the San Francisco Call Bulletin and later worked for the San Jose M...

Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986

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Elie Abel (1920- ) was Dean of Journalism, Columbia University. (M.S., 1942). From the description of William Averell Harriman papers on Special Envoy to Churchill and Stalin, 1941-1946, 1941-1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460880054 Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. From the description of Papers of W. Averell Harriman, 1869-1988 (bulk 1895-1986). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071710 Gove...

Coolidge, Grace Goodhue, 1879-1957

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Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge served as First Lady of as the wife of the 30th President, Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929). An exceptionally popular White House hostess, she was voted one of America’s 12 greatest living women in 1931. For her “fine personal influence exerted as First Lady of the Land,” Grace Coolidge received a gold medal from the National Institute of Social Sciences. In 1931 she was voted one of America’s twelve greatest living women. She had grown up in the Green Mountain city ...

Barron, Jennie L. (Jennie Loitman), 1891-1969

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Judge. Born in Boston and educated at Boston University: B.A., 1911; LL.B. and LL.M., 1914; and an honorary LL.D., 1959. Barron was elected to the Boston School Committee in 1925. In 1934 she was appointed to the District Court, in 1937 full-time to the Boston Municipal Court, and in 1959 to the Superior Court as Associate Justice, the first woman to serve full time. She married Samuel Barron, Jr., had three daughters, and in 1959 was selected National American Mother of the Year. She was active...

Peterkin, Julia Mood, 1880-1961

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American author. From the description of Papers of Julia Mood Peterkin [manuscript], 1927-1931. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647870333 From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : Lang Syne Plantation, Fort Motte, S.C., and New York, to Stark Young, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872100 Julia Mood Peterkin was a South Carolina novelist. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 1929 for her novel, Scarlet Sister Mary, which was later adapte...

Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963

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Herbert H. Lehman, American politician. He served as Governor of the State of New York from 1933 to 1942, and represented New York in the United States Senate from 1950 to 1957. From the description of Herbert H. Lehman manuscript material : 3 items, 1934-1935 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 708247459 Lehman was Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1928-1932; Governor of New York, 1933-1942; Director General of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administ...

Fosdick, Harry Emerson, 1878-1969

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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, particularly pneumonia From the guide to the Rufus Ivory Cole papers, ca. 1900-1966, 1900-1966, (American Philosophical Society) Ordaine...

Boyd, J.

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Frost, Robert, 1874-1963

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American poet from New England. Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize. From the description of Letters, 1931-1943. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122464432 American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Beggen [?], 1928. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 86129842 Robert Frost was an American poet. From the description of Papers concerning the Kenned...

Albright, Tenley

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Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929

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American educator and poet, author of "America the Beautiful." From the description of Typed letter signed : Wellesley, Mass., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1928 Nov. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867999 American educator and author. From the description of America the beautiful : autograph manuscript signed : [n.p.], n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672042 American author and poet. From the description of Letters, 1901-1918. (Unknown)...

Aldrich, Bess Streeter, 1881-1954

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Novelist and short story writer, of Cedar Falls, Iowa and Elmwood, Neb. From the description of Letters : Elmwood, Neb., to Mrs. A.D. ("Nell") Miller, Mitchellville, Iowa, 1915-1919. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233102932 Novelist, short story writer. From the description of Papers of Bess Streeter Aldrich [manuscript], 1925. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647909415 Bess Streeter Aldrich was a writer in the early twe...

Saltonstall, Leverett, 1892-1979

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Saltonstall (1892-1979) graduated from Harvard in 1914, and served as Overseer of Harvard. From the description of Papers of Leverett Saltonstall, 1935?-1979? (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973170 American senator from Massachusetts. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Washington, to F.B. Adams, Jr., Director of the Morgan Library, 1964 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635374 Governor, senator. ...