Papers, 1918-1977.

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Papers, 1918-1977.

Correspondence, reports, minutes, interviews, notebooks, clippings, contracts with publishers, and drafts of essays, speeches, and books; including letters from Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Jacques Maritain, Padraic Colum, Hilaire Belloc, Van Wyck Brooks, Francis J. Sheed, Saul Alinsky, Dietrich von Hildebrand, Heinrich Brüning, and Konrad Adenauer. With material pertaining to his visit to Germany in 1937-1938, 1945, and 1950-1951, his conversations with German intellectuals, politicians, soldiers and refugees, his work with UNESCO, and his service on the Board of Trustees of the James Picker Foundation for Radiological Research, the Broadcasting Foundation of America, Briar Cliff College, and the Industrial Areas Foundation. Also a phonograph record of the funeral of Winston Churchill, photographs, and books.

1 record album.1 linear foot of photographs.35 linear feet of printed material.

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Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady throughout her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office (1933-1945). She was an American politician, diplomat, and activist who later served as a United Nations spokeswoman. A shy, awkward child, starved for recognition and love, Eleanor Roosevelt grew into a woman with great sensitivity to the underprivileged of all creeds, races, and nations. Her constant work to improve their lot made her one of the most loved–...

Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973

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UNESCO

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Von Hildebrand, Dietrich, 1889-1977

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Industrial Areas Foundation

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Hunter college

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The Hunter College Dance Therapy Program was begun in 1971 with the support of the National Institute of Mental Health. Forming part of the Department of Health and Physical Education of Hunter College of the City University of New York it offered the first Master of Science degree in dance therapy in the United States. The program was developed by Claire Schmais, Elissa White, and Martha Davis. In 1982 a three-year dual degree program combining social work and dance therapy was started, grantin...

Broadcasting Foundation of America.

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Shuster, George Nauman, 1894-....

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Epithet: of 'The Commonweal' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x000151 Notre Dame student, 1911-1915; faculty member and head of the Department of English, 1920-1924; an editor of The Commonweal, 1925-1937; President of Hunter College, 1940-1960; State Commissioner for Bavaria, 1950-1951; Assistant to the President of Notre Dame, 1960-1976. From the description of Papers, 1918-1977. (Universit...

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...

Adenauer, Konrad, 1876-1967

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Konrad Adenauer was born in 1876 in Cologne, Germany. He was chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) from 1949 to 1963. He died in 1967. From the description of Adenauer, Konrad, 1876-1967 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581751 Chancellor of West Germany, 1949-1963. From the description of Konrad Adenauer miscellaneous papers, 1953-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869086 Politician, statesman and C...

James Picker Foundation for Radiological Research.

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Briar Cliff College.

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Maritain, Jacques

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Jacques Maritain, a French philosopher and man of letters, was French Ambassador to the Vatican from 1945 to 1948, professor of philosophyat Princeton University from 1948 to 1952 and continued to make his home in Princeton until 1960. His works include TRUE HUMANISM (1936, tr. 1938); ART AND SCHOLASTICISM (1920, tr. 1929); ON THE USE OF PHILOSOPHY (1961). From the description of The responsibility of the artist : typescript, ca. 1960 / by Jacques Maritain. (Peking University Library...

Sheed, F.J. (Francis Joseph), 1897-1981

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Epithet: of Sheed and Ward publishers British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x000047 ...

Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963

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American author and critic. From the description of Typed letter signed : Westport, Ct., to Stark Young, 1937 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874884 Van Wyck Brooks was an author and educator, known for his study of, and influence on, American culture. After graduating from Harvard, he sought a literary career in New York and London, writing chiefly for magazines. While teaching at Stanford he developed his first books of criticism, leading up to his first signifi...

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Alinsky, Saul David, 1909-1972

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Brüning, Heinrich, 1885-1970

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Brüning was Chancellor of Germany, 1930-1932. From the description of [Letter] 1937 Nov. 9 [to] Henry A. Yeomans / H. Brüning. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 174550453 Chancellor of Germany, 1930-1932. From the description of Heinrich Brüning letters, 1946-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754871669 Heinrich Brüning was chancellor of Germany from 1930 to 1932, and was Littauer Professor of Public Administration at Harvard from 1939 to 1952. ...

Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972

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Padraic Colum was a noted playwright, essayist, novelist, poet, and author of books for children. Born on December 8, 1881, in Longford, Ireland, Colum came to the United States in 1914 and died on January 12, 1972, in Enfield, Connecticut. Though Colum worked briefly for a railroad, he became a full-time writer in Dublin, Ireland, in 1901. He was a founder of the Irish National Theatre (later known as the Abbey Theatre), and co-founder and editor for a time of the Irish Review. From...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

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...