Papers, 1845-1938 (inclusive).

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Brooks, John Graham, 1846-1938. Papers, 1845-1938 (inclusive).

Papers, 1845-1938 (inclusive).

Correspondence, scrapbooks, reviews, pamphlets, leaflets, clippings, and two early sermons of Brooks. Correspondents include Jane Addams, Alice Stone Blackwell, Ednah Dow Cheney, Ada Louise Comstock, Florence Kelley, Grace Norton, Lillian Wald, and many other notable writers, scholars, statesmen, diplomats, businessmen and educators.

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Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906

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Army officer, statesman, journalist, legislator, and U.S. Secy. of the Interior, of Missouri. From the description of Papers, 1870-1901 (bulk 1870-1890). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 70953302 German-American army officer, author and politician. From the description of Papers of Carl Schurz, 1862-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136358 U.S. cabinet officer, diplomat, and senator from Missouri, Union Ar...

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Higginson, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Stephen Higginson and Louisa (Storrow) Higginson, graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1847 and became a pastor first in Newburyport and then in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was actively involved in the abolitionist movement and served as colonel of the first regiment of African Americans in the Civil War. After the war, Higginson published biographies, essays, poetry, and histories, including Army life in a black regiment. From the...

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Entomologist, specialist in Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths), museum curator. Rindge became a Curator in the Dept. of Entomology, American Museum of Natural History in 1949. He was born in 1921. From the description of Field notes and catalogs, 1935-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155511255 Entomologist, specialist in Lepidoptera, museum curator. Rindge became a Curator in the Dept. of Entomology, American Museum of N...

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...

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Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he became the m...

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Eliot served as president of Harvard University (1869-1909). From the description of Correspondence of Charles W. Eliot, 1870-1920. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339031 Charles William Eliot (1834-1926) was President of Harvard University from March 12, 1869 to May 19, 1909. He also taught mathematics and chemistry at Harvard University (1858-1863) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1865-1869). Eliot was one of the most influential educa...

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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. was an American jurist who served on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902-1932. He also received a Harvard AB in 1861, studied law at Harvard, and was an instructor and lecturer at Harvard in 1870-1871 and in 1880. From the description of Oliver Wendell Holmes notes on contracts and equity, ca. 1899. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612785608 Jurist and author. From the description of Letters, 1921-33, of John C. H. ...

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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...

Scudder, Vida-Dutton, 1861-1954

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Vida Dutton Scudder, 1884 Vida Scudder was born in India on December 15, 1861, the only child of Harriet Louisa (Dutton) and David Coit Scudder. She and her mother returned to Boston following the death of her father, although she spent much of her childhood traveling in Europe. She attended Boston private secondary schools, and graduated from Smith College in 1884. While doing postgraduate work at Oxford University, where she attended lectures by John Ruskin, Scudder d...

Brooks, Helen Lawrence Appleton Washburn , 1846-1938.

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