Papers, 1871-1972 (inclusive), 1937-1971 (bulk) [microform].

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Kirchwey, Freda. Papers, 1871-1972 (inclusive), 1937-1971 (bulk) [microform].

Papers, 1871-1972 (inclusive), 1937-1971 (bulk) [microform].

Personal and professional correspondence, writings, speeches, diaries, appointment books, travel reports, articles, photos, clippings, and files of The Nation from the 1930s to the 1950s document Kirchwey's career. Administrative papers of The Nation reflect her involvement with the legal, financial, and staff problems of the magazine. Much of the editorial material and correspondence illustrate the issues on which The Nation focused: fascism, the New Deal, World War II, and anti-communism. The files of The Nation Associates, a non-profit membership corporation founded in 1943, contain correspondence, reports, and printed material describing its activities on behalf of the establishment of Israel and the overthrow of Franco in Spain. Also includes papers of Alvarez del Vayo, the last foreign minister of the Republican government of Spain; reports and correspondence of other organizations with which Kirchwey was associated; and notes for her unpublished book on The Nation.

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Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981

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Political reformer. From the description of Reminiscences of Roger Nash Baldwin : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721453 From the description of Reminiscences of Roger Nash Baldwin : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721472 From the description of Reminiscences of Roger Nash Baldwin : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). Wor...

Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946

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English economist. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to Sir Percy Bates, 1935 Sept. 25 and Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270497268 British economist. From the description of The economic transition in England : typescript, 1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122645189 John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946), Baron Keynes, economist, was born in Cambridge on 5 June 1883, and educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge. ...

Boyd-Orr, John Boyd Orr, Baron, 1880-1971

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Tanz, Doris Wolson.

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Anthony, Susan Brownell, 1916-

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Gide, André, 1869-1951

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French writer, humanist and moralist. From the description of Letters : Paris, to Kelver Hartley, Paris, 1934 Nov. 1-Dec. 25. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 32415731 French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Criquetot-l'Esneval], 9 April 1916, to Gabriel [i.e. Georges] Jean-Aubry, 1916 Apr. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577855 From the description of Letter, 1924 April 7 [manuscript]. (Uni...

Ratcliffe, S. K. (Samuel Kerkham), 1868-1958

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Epithet: Secretary, The Sociological Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000877.0x0001fd ...

James, Concha Romero.

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Rougemont, Denis ˜deœ 1906-1985

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Dean, Vera Micheles, 1903-1972

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International affairs specialist, author and editor (Radcliffe, A.B., 1925, Yale, A.M., 1926, Radcliffe, Ph. D., 1928). Dean, who was born in Russia, is best known for her work at the Foreign Policy Association. The FPA, founded in 1918, provided factual information on foreign affairs to the American public. In 1933 she became Editor of Research Publications; she was Research Director (1938-1961) and she also served as Editor of Foreign Policy Bulletin (1951-1961). Dean served on the U.S. delega...

Auden, W.H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973

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Wystan Hugh Auden (1907-1973), poet, was born in York, England, on February 21, 1907. He attended Christ Church, Oxford, from 1925-1928, then served as a schoolmaster in various institutions in England and Scotland from 1930 to 1935, including The Downs School in Colwell. In 1935 Auden married Erika Mann, a writer and the daughter of Thomas Mann, so that she could gain British Citizenship and escape Nazi Germany. Although the two never lived together, they remained married until Mann's death in ...

Norton, William Warder, 1891-1945.

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Straight, Michael Whitney.

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Art administrator, art collector; Washington, D.C. From the description of Michael Whitney Straight interview, [ca. 1971]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220190485 The donor, Michael Straight, grew up at Dartington Hall, Devonshire, England, an experimental community founded by his mother, Dorothy Whitney Straight and her second husband Leonard K. Elmhirst. The community included a progressive coeducational boarding school and a cluster of art centers. In the early 1930s, St...

American friends service committee

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Quaker organization formed to promote peace and reconciliation through its social service and relief programs. From the description of American Friends Service Committee records, 1933-1988 (bulk 1933-1938). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983753 The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was organized in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States. A ...

Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993

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Homer Alexander Jack (1916-1993) was born in Rochester, New York. He graduated from Cornell University with a BS in 1936, an MS in 1937, and a PhD in 1940. He also received a BD in 1944 and was awarded an honorary DD in 1971, both from Meadville Theological School. He served as minister of the Unitarian Church of Evanston, Illinois, from 1948 to 1959 and the Lake Shore Unitarian Universalist Society in Wilmette, Illinois, from 1984 to 1987. He was founder of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE...

Laidlaw, H. B. (Harriet Burton), 1874-

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A teacher and writer who was a leader in the campaign for woman's suffrage, Laidlaw (1873-1949) also had social musical, and philanthropic interests. For additional biographical information see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Scrapbooks, 1909-1918 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008720 A teacher and writer who was a leader in the campaign for women's suffrage, Laidlaw (1873-1949) also had social, musical, and philan...

Committee for a Democratic Spain.

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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) grew out of the International Congress of Women held at The Hague in 1915 and the second congress of the International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace held in Zurich in 1919. The League was active throughout the 1920s in matters of peace and freedom around the world, and sent out a number of "peace missions" in the 1920s and 1930s. In the years preceeding World War II, the WILPF vigorously opposed the Nationalist Socialist reg...

Van Doren, Dorothy, 1896-1993

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American author and editor. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1938 Nov. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868259 ...

Morgenthau, Hans J. (Hans Joachim), 1904-1980

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Political scientist, educator, and author. Born in Germany, emigrated to the United States in 1937. From the description of Hans J. Morgenthau papers, 1858-1981 (bulk 1925-1981). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983006 Biographical Note 1904, Feb. 17 Born, Coburg, Germany 1923 1...

Brown, Dorothy Kirchwey, 1888-1981.

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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...

Schultz, Lillie

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Storrow, James J., 1917-

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Celler, Emanuel, 1888-1981

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Congressman. From the description of Reminiscences of Emanuel Celler : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481075 Emmanuel Celler was a Representative from New York. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and graduated from Columbia College in 1910 and Law school in 1912. His work in politics began during the first World War as an appeal agent on the draft board. His career in politics continues until 1975, he then returned to pract...

Murrow, Edward R., 1908-1965

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Edward R. Murrow was born as Egbert Roscoe Murrow on April 25, 1908 near Greensboro, North Carolina. He graduated from Washington State College in 1930 and then served a two-year term as president of the National Student Federation of America. He joined the Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced German Scholars in 1933 and did occasional radio talks. Based on these broadcasts he was hired as director of talks and education for CBS in 1935. In 1934 he married Janet Brewster, a 1933 Mount Holyoke...

Morgenthau, Henry, 1891-1967

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Epithet: US banker and diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x000351 Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (1891-1967), neighbor and life-long friend of Franklin D. Roosevelt, served under Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt as Conservation Commissioner of the State of New York from 1929 to 1933. He was also Chairman of the Advisory Commission on Agriculture, and member of the Taconic State Park Commission. Under Pres...

Lovett, Robert Morss, 1870-1956

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Epithet: Editor `The Dial' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000068 Lovett was the chairman of the Sacco-Vanzetti National League, New York, N.Y. From the description of Letter, 1927 Dec. 9, New York, N.Y. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41876163 ...

Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970

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Russell was an English logician and philosopher. Marsh edited Russell's Logic and knowledge: essays 1901-1950 and wrote about Russell. From the guide to the Letters to Robert C. (Robert Charles) Marsh, 1950-1959., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Russell, British philosopher and mathematician and the 3rd Earl Russell. From the description of [Letter, 19]44 Dec. 8, Trinity College, Cambridge [to] Dear Sir / Bertrand Russell. (Smith C...

Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965

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Baruch, a financier and public adviser, was a millionaire by the age of thirty thanks to his investments in the stock market. He put his wealth to use in politics and public affairs and became an adviser to Woodrow Wilson, who appointed him chairman of the War Industries Board and a member of the president's war council. After World War I, he took part in the postwar peace conference and later became an adviser to President Roosevelt on defense matters and industrial preparedness for war. After ...

Wertheim, Maurice, 1886-1950

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Committee for World Development and World Disarmament

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Established in 1950 as a non-political, non-partisan, educational organization for the purposes of stimulating discussion and providing a forum for information about world disarmament and world economic development, serving as a clearinghouse for exchange of information and ideas about development and disarmanent; initiated by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom as a project of the Jane Addams Peace Association; headquartered in New York, N.Y.; ceased operations in 1970. ...

Stone, I.F. (Isidor Feinstein), 1907-1989

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I.F. Stone was born Isidor Feinstein in 1907 in Philadelphia. After dropping out of the University of Pennsylvania, he began his journalistic career at the Philadelphia Inquirer. In the 1930s and 1940s Stone worked for the New York Post (1933-1939) and The Nation (1939-1946), where he gained his reputation for radical investigative journalism. After leaving The Nation, he worked for PM. In 1953, Stone started I.F. Stone's Weekly, which was published until 1971 when he retired. Stone died in 1989...

Mann, Erika, 1905-1969

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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 ...

Braden, Anne, 1924-2006

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Journalist, civil rights activist; interviewee married Carl Braden. From the description of Reminiscences of Anne Braden : oral history, 1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721763 Journalist; civil rights activist; interviewee married Carl Braden. From the description of Oral history interview with Anne Braden, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721830 Anne McCarty was born ...

White, William Allen, 1868-1944

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American journalist known as the "Sage of Emporia"; owner and editor of the "Emporia Gazette." From the description of Papers of William Allen White, 1890-1940 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837106 Journalist. From the description of Letters, 1889-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644557 Pulitzer Prize-winning Emporia, Kansas, newspaper editor and author. From the description of William Allen White letter...

Eban, Abba Solomon, 1915-2002

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Gunther, John, 1901-1970

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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 ...

Boas, Franz

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Franz Boas was an American anthropologist, studied the Eskimo and Northwest Coast Indians, and held positions at Columbia University and the American Museum of Natural History. From the description of Field notebooks and physical anthropological data, 1889-1897, n.d. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86138565 American anthropologist Franz Boas studied the Eskimo and Northwest Coast Indians and held positions at Columbia University and the American...

Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Reinhold Niebuhr and his wife, Ursula Niebuhr. From the description of Letters, 1935-1982, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155873776 Theologian, philosopher, and author. From the description of Papers of Reinhold Niebuhr, 1907-1994 (bulk 1930-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063622 Theologian. From the description of Reminiscences of Reinhold Niebuhr...

Weizmann, Chai͏̈m, 1874-1952

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Chaim Weizmann was an organic chemist, famous for his acetone synthesis, who founded what is now known as The Weizmann Institute of Science, and became the first president of the State of Israel. From the description of The Weizmann Archive, Ca. 1900-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81802980 These photocopies were obtained by Nathan Kurz in the course of research for his B.A. honors thesis in History, Stanford University. From the description of Chaim Weizman...

Wright, Richard, 1908-1960

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African-American author known for candidly addressing race relations and the devastating impact of racial prejudice; best known for his works, "Uncle Tom's Children," "Black Boy," and "Native Son." From the description of Letter, signed : New York, NY, to Mr. Goldschmidt, 26 January 1947. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 62718973 American author. From the description of Correspondence and photographs, 1938-1957. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Cent...

Stewart, Maxwell S. (Maxwell Slutz), 1900-1990

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Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961

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Benjamin Sumner Welles (1892-1961) graduated from Harvard University in 1914 and began his diplomatic career in 1915 as Secretary of the United States Embassy in Tokyo. From 1917 to 1919 he served in a similar post in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was Assistant Chief of the Latin American Affairs Division of the Department of State from 1920 to 1921, and Chief of the Division from 1921 to 1922. From 1922 to 1925, he was Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary to the Dominican Republic, an...

Kirchwey, George W. (George Washington), 1855-1942

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Lerner, Max, 1902-1992

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Editorial director and columnist for the daily newspaper PM. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1947. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122583177 Author, lecturer. From the description of Reminiscences of Max Lerner : lecture, 1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100443 ...

Frank, Waldo David, 1889-1967

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Epithet: American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0003a9 Author and critic Waldo Frank was born in New Jersey and attended Yale. After graduation he worked for the New York Evening Post, wrote plays and prose, and co-edited the short-lived journal, Seven Arts. He found success with a series of complex novels, and became one of the most influential literary and social critics of his day, promotin...

Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965

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Illinois governor (1949-1953), Democratic U. S. presidential candidate (1952, 1956), and U. S. ambassador to the United Nations (1961-1965). From the description of Letter, July 13, 1949. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 698776706 Thirty-first governor of Illinois (1949-1953), two time Democratic Presidential candidate (1952, 1956), diplomat and statesman. From the description of Papers, 1880-1965 [1948-1952]. (Abraham Lincoln President...

Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961

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George Simon Kaufman (November 16, 1889 - June 2, 1961) was a playwright, director, producer, humorist, and drama critic noted for his many collaborations with other writers and his contributions to 20th century American comedy. His most successful solo script was The Butter and Egg Man, 1925. As a collaborator, Kaufman was prolific: with Marc Connelly he wrote Merton of the Movies, Dulcy, and Beggar on Horseback; with Ring Lardner he wrote June Moon; with Edna Ferber he wrote The Royal Family, ...

United Nations

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In 1945, four individuals who had worked on the Manhattan project-John L. Balderston, Jr., Dieter M. Gruen, W.J. McLean, and David B. Wehmeyer-formed a committee and wrote a letter to 154 public figures asking for their opinions about the possibility of the creation of a world government. Over the next year, as the various public figures responded to the letter, the responses were correlated into a report that was released in 1947. From the guide to the Balderston, John L., Jr. Colle...