Thomas Day Thacher Papers, 1917-1950.

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Thacher, Thomas D. (Thomas Day), 1881-1950. Thomas Day Thacher Papers, 1917-1950.

Thomas Day Thacher Papers, 1917-1950.

1917-1950

The papers include correspondence, subject files, photographs, and printed materials. The majority of the collection concerns the mission of the American Red Cross to Russia in 1917-1918; Thacher served as a secretary of the mission. There are letters and telegrams by W.B. Thompson and Raymond Robins, records of supplies, shipments, and distribution reports and over 600 photographs from Russia, China, and Romania. There is substantial correspondence from 1918-1919 concerning Russia, including letters by Louis Brandeis, Felix Frankfurter, and Lillian Wald. A substantial part of the collection concerns Russian war relief in 1941-1942, an area in which Thacher was active. Printed materials include a pamphlet and an article on Russia prepared by Thacher after his return from that country in early 1918.

ca. 2,000 items (7 boxes; 1 box of photographic negatives on glass).

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American Red Cross

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On December 2, 1905, Mrs. Tunis G. Bergen brought together a group of Brooklyn residents at the Barnard Club House on Remsen Street to form New York City's first borough-based Red Cross organization. With an initial membership roster of 300, the Brooklyn Chapter of the American Red Cross embarked on its first major campaign to aid victims of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, collecting over $100,000 and thousands of articles of clothing to contribute to the relief effort. From this point on, th...

Robins, Raymond, 1873-1954

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Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Director of Henry Street Settlement in New York City. Miss Wald retired from active directorship in 1932. From the guide to the Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1895-1936, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Lillian D. Wald (1867-1940), a public health nurse and social worker in New York City on the Lower East Side, was a pioneer in American social work and public health. She founded the Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service of...

Thacher, Thomas D. (Thomas Day), 1881-1950

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Judge. From the description of Reminiscences of Thomas Day Thacher : oral history, 1949. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735215 Lawyer, judge, and in 1930-33 Solicitor General of the United States. From the description of Thomas Day Thacher Papers, 1917-1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 320409409 Thomas Day Thacher (1881-1950): assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District o...

Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941

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Louis Brandeis (b. November 13, 1856, Louisville, Kentucky – d. October 5, 1941, Washington D.C.) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from 1916 until 1939. Brandeis was the Court’s 67th justice and its first Jewish-American justice. He was the son of immigrants from Bohemia, who came to Kentucky from Prague, then part of the Austrian Empire. He received his LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1877, and before becoming a judge, served as a lawyer at Warren & B...

Thompson, W. B.

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Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965

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Government attorney, prof. of law, legal scholar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In service of Federal Gov't., 1906-1914, 1917-1919 in N.Y.? prof. of law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1914-1939; U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1939-1962. Author of books and articles on legal and related topics. Recipient of numerous honorary degrees. Visiting prof., Oxford Univ., England, 1933-1934. From the description of Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-19...