Biography clippings : "W" [surname] folder 1875-2005.


Biography clippings : "W" [surname] folder 1875-2005.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7903158

Monterey Public Library

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Monterey Public Library. California History Room. (corporateBody)

Many of the clippings were compiled during the 1930s and 1940s. These were incorporated into the present file dating from the 1950s, with the staff making substantial additions until the file was closed to clippings from the Monterey County Herald in 1995. Subsequent articles and obituaries published in the Herald from January 1, 1995, through June 30, 2003, may be found in the Herald Index on the Libraryʼs catalog. With the exception of the Monterey Herald (available on microfilm), various othe...

Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 (person)

Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, and activist. At the age of 25 in 1927, he went from obscurity as a U.S. Air Mail pilot to instantaneous world fame by winning the Orteig Prize for making a nonstop flight from New York City to Paris. Lindbergh covered the ​33 1⁄2-hour, 3,600-statute-mile (5,800 km) flight alone in a purpose-built, single-engine Ryan monoplane, the Spirit of St. Louis. While the first non-...

Wood, William Maxwell, 1809-1880 (person)

Dr. William Maxwell Wood was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1809. He was Fleet Surgeon of the U.S. Pacific Squadron and credited with notifying his authorities of the breakout of the Mexican War. This notification allowed his authorities to immediately go to California and possess it. Dr. Wood died on March 1st, 1880 at his home in Maryland. From the description of Autobiography and Reminiscence of Dr. William Maxwell Wood, Deceased, 1901. (The Society of California Pioneers). WorldC...

Woodward, Ruth L., 1922- (person)

Waters, Henry Harcourt (person)

Withers, James Morgan. (person)

Weill, Harriet Sargent. (person)

Williams, Richard S., Jr. (person)

Richard Williams was a Pitt County, N.C., physician and slave owner. From the description of Richard Williams daybook, 1847-1869 [manuscript]. (East Carolina University). WorldCat record id: 667271236 ...

West, Mark, (William Mark) (person)

Work, Stuart A. (person)

Work's interest in automobiles started early in his life, when he delivered cars from San Francisco to Pacific Grove to his father's auto agency and garage. He collected automobile manuals, magazines, auto show brochures, and books. From the description of Collection of material about automobile history, 1900-1967. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39029155 ...

Wozniak, Steve, 1950- (person)

Wozniak is the co-founder of Apple Computer, Inc. From the description of Oral history interview with Steve Wozniak, 2008 Aug. 18. (The Henry Ford). WorldCat record id: 317137635 ...

Wright, Benjamin Franklin, 1865-1942 (person)

Whitney, Willard. (person)

White, Edward Ansel, Lt. (person)

Williams, Mike K. (person)

Williams, Abbie Lou Bosworth. (person)

Weil, Bruno, 1949-.... (person)

Welch, Homer (person)

Waugh, J. Harvey. (person)

Wurzmann, Marjorie. (person)

Weiss, Gaspard E. (person)

Willey, Robert H. (person)

Winslow, Paul S. (person)

Ward, Claudius Burton. (person)

Woods, Flora, (person)

Wolter, David (person)

Williams, Myles. (person)

Webb, George. (person)

Wilson, Noma. (person)

Wright, Roy, (By Golly) (person)

Weston, Cole, 1919-2003 (person)

Weston, Cole. (American Photographer, January 30, 1919 - April 20, 2003). From the description of Cole Weston : Artist File. (International Center of Photography). WorldCat record id: 680735275 ...

Ware, Helen (person)

Wright, Elizabeth Sarah, 1966- (person)

Waters, Ruth Marion. (person)

Warriner, John E. (person)

Wornes, Charles Richard. (person)

Willis, Henry Stuart K., 1891-1986 (person)

Wolfe, Winifred (person)

Wermuth, Earll. (person)

Wright Day, Nelly. (person)

Wilson, George Arthur. (person)

White, Leon Escolle. (person)

Williamson, Tim, 1958- (person)

Wilson, Clifford E. (person)

Willey, Cyrena. (person)

Wasserman, Edward J. (person)

Wallace, Daniel, 1970- (person)

Wurzmann, Fritz. (person)

Williams, Jessie Feiring, Dr. (person)

Woolridge, Cheryl. (person)

Warner, Edward F. (person)

Weaver, Gay Morris. (person)

Woodward, Donald (person)

Walton, Audrey. (person)

Walker, Ella. (person)

Worth, Stanley J. (person)

Whyte, Angus, 1959- (person)

Wright, Willie Arnold. (person)

Wright, Jonathan (person)

Wyman, Joyce. (person)

Woodward, Catherine Martha, 1823-1897 (person)

Walker, Joseph Reddeford, 1798-1876 (person)

Wilson, Peter, 1964-.... (person)

Lived in Steubenville, OH, appointed Receiver of Public Monies for the Sale of Land in the Northwestern Reserve. From the description of Letter, 1810 Nov 9. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 31683689 ...

Wolter, Harry Meigs. (person)

Wahle, Cecil M. (person)

Wolfe, Edwin P. (person)

Discussion of the original library collections at Allegheny College. From the description of Observations on the Winthrop, Bentley, Thomas and Ex Dono collections of the original library of Allegheny College, 1819-1823 1962 [manuscript] (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 317744688 ...

Wallace, Grant. (person)

Wilks, Joseph, Rev. (person)

Watson, Oliver (person)

Wald, MaryJo Anne. (person)

Witherill, Huntington (person)

Wolff, Paul Martin (person)

White, Harry J. (Harry James), 1905- (person)

Whitcomb, Eleizer. (person)

Weston, Neil (person)

Watson, Abel A. (person)

Walsh, Kevin Brendan, Sr. (person)

Work, Gavin. (person)

Wood, Charles, 1932-.... (person)

Wood was born on 21 August 1932 in Syracuse, NY. He earned a bachelor of arts in 1954 from Cornell University then spent two years in the army. In 1966 he received a masters of divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary and, in 1973, completed a masters in sacred theology and Old Testament at Nashota House Seminary in Nashota, Wi. He began work as the chaplain of the St. Alban's Episcopal Church, which is located on the LSU campus, in 1970. From the description of Charles Wood oral ...

Wang, Mary Wei-Chun. (person)

Wolfe, Alan (person)

Whitney, Catharine. (person)

Wilkinson, Frank, 1914-2006 (person)

Whitman, Susan. (person)

Wright, W. Mason, Col. (person)

Watson, Eugene A. H. (person)

Wetmore, Romayne. (person)

Wells, Alfred Benjamin. (person)

Wolter, Joseph E. (person)

Weston, Brett (person)

American photographer and sculptor, 1911-1993. From the description of Brett Weston : Artist File. (International Center of Photography). WorldCat record id: 680714885 ...

Watkins, James D., 1927-2012 (person)

James David Watkins was born March 7, 1927, in Alhambra, California. He received a B.S., from the United States Naval Academy in 1949 and received his master's degree in mechanical engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in 1958. Admiral Watkins spent thirty-seven years in the Navy, serving on destroyers, cruisers and submarines, and shore assignments in personnel management. During his tenure in the U. S. Navy, he served as Chief of Naval Personnel, Commander of the Sixth Fleet, Vic...

Work, Maud Elsie Porter. (person)

Wood, Robert (person)

Resident of Sioux Falls, S.D. From the description of Robert Wood collection, 20th century. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70978279 Robert Wood was a 1906 graduate of the Michigan College of Mines and an employee of the Quincy Mining Company at the smelter from 1908-1916. Built by the Quincy Mining Company, the Quincy Smelter used heat and chemical processes to turn copper ore into ingots. The ingots were then sold and shipped to factories where they...

Wright, Edwin Kennedy, Maj. Gen. (person)

Warwick, Harry Sidney, 1871- (person)

Wilson, Florence Serrano. (person)

Walker, Alton. (person)

Winslow, Ruth (person)

Willey, Samuel H. (Samuel Hopkins), 1821-1914 (person)

Samuel Hopkins Willey (1821-1914), a leading California educator, arrived in California in 1849. In 1855 he co-founded, with Henry Durant, the College of California, which was a forerunner of the University of California system and was later incorporated into UC Berkeley. Willey was also the author of several books, including Thirty years in California : a contribution to the history of the state from 1849 to 1879 (1879), History of the College of California (1887), American Congregationalism in...

West, Richard Goodman. (person)

Whittlesey, Eben. (person)

Wilgress, John (person)

Wood, George L. (person)

Woolf, John Sherman. (person)

Wolters, Lester. (person)

Wilson, Agnes Ynez Johnson. (person)

White, Thomas C., III. (person)

Work, Alice B. (person)

Watson, James Stuart (person)

Watson was a boatswain on board the U.S. Frigate Constitution. From the description of Power of Attorney, 1817 May 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145407527 ...

Wasson, Andrew, 1969- (person)

Walker, Mark Malcolm, 1892- (person)

Woolf, Samuel A., 1927- (person)

Williams, Vincent M. (person)

Wunderlich, William, Judge. (person)

Webb, Bill (person)

Wise, George F., 1814-1897 (person)

White, Donal. (person)

Wolter, Joseph A. (person)

Williams, Russell, Dr. (person)

Wythe, J. H. (Joseph Henry), 1822-1901 (person)

Williams, A. J., (Ace) (person)

Wolf, Dagmar Ann. (person)

Wolter, Luis F. (person)

Wong, Walter. (person)

Williams, Henry Meade. (person)

Welch, Louise (person)

Louise Welch had been a member of the same New York circle of followers of A. R. Orage and Gurdjieff as Carl Zigrosser. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1971. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155899782 ...

Weeks, W. H. (William Henry), 1864-1936 (person)

Work, Frank P., 1836- (person)

Wood, Graydon (person)

Widenmann, John. (person)

Whippo, James H. (person)

Wolter, Luis F., II. (person)

Williams, Laidlaw. (person)

Whitaker, Francis Myron, 1929- (person)

d. October 23, 1999. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122638007 ...

Wilson, Harry Leon, 1867-1939 (person)

American author and humorist. From the description of Harry Leon Wilson papers, [ca. 1879-1939]. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26869946 ...

White, Ruth (Ruth B.) (person)

Resident of Louisville, Ky. From the description of Ruth White : papers, 1927 May-Sept. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49377353 ...

Woodward, Lillian. (person)

Work, Thomas Albert. (person)

Wilson, Mary Pray. (person)

Warshawsky, Ruth. (person)

Work, Thomas Albert, Jr. (person)

Walling, Paula. (person)

Watson-Graff, Peter. (person)

Wolfe, Talma Windle. (person)

Walker, Joel P., 1797-1879 (person)

Watts, William C. (person)

Ward, F. John. (person)

Weybret, Frederick, Sen. (person)

Watkins, Rolin G. (person)

Wester, Carl William. (person)

Workman, Frederick (person)

Weber, Alan (person)

Whittemore, J. B., III. (person)

Walker, George R. (person)

Woolfenden, John (person)

Ward, George Ambrose, -1859 (person)

Walker, Hallie Agnes Hitchcock. (person)

Williams, David, 1945-.... (person)

Resident of Ann Arbor, Michigan, member of Fraternity Lodge No. 262, Free and Accepted Masons. From the description of David Williams papers, 1970. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421171 ...

Wilcoxen, Frank B. (person)

Wolfson, Mast, Dr. (person)

Westland, Jack, 1904- (person)

Wolter, Lucy Catherine Little. (person)

Wilson, Martha Louise. (person)

Watson, Josefa Duckworth. (person)

Wolter, Robert Daniel. (person)

Work, Norma P. (person)

Whitmore, Jeff (person)

Waldroup, May. (person)

Wynne, David, 1926- (person)

Wills, Helen Moody. (person)

Wandke, Joseph. (person)

Westfall, A., Dr. (person)

Watanabe, Tajuro. (person)

Wolff, Frieda Salzmann. (person)

Williams, Jessie Lyncy. (person)

Wilgress, Jane, Miller. (person)

Ward, Dale (person)

White, Kenneth C. (person)

Weld, Lydia. (person)

Whitfield, Lawrence A. (person)

Walton, David (David Albert) (person)

Williams, E. L. (person)

Westfall, S. H. (person)

Walker, George Stewart, 1925- (person)

Whipkey, Paul Byron. (person)

Watson, Thomas. (person)

Watson was a naval aviator during the Vietnam War. Wrote a play in 1989 entitled "Rules of Engagement" about the war. From the description of Historical survey, 1972. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 707092887 ...

Weiss, Celia. (person)

Warrelman, Hinrich. (person)

Weston, Edward, 1886-1958 (person)

Edward Weston, (American, 1886-1958), was born in Highland Park, Illinois and from an early age was involved with photography. He studied at the Illinois College of Photography in 1908, afterwards moving to Los Angeles to work for a commercial portrait studio and eventually starting his own. Weston exhibited his works in many salons and exhibitions, making his works known in the photographic community. In 1929 Weston moved to Carmel, California, where he would spend the rest of his...

Wojciechowski, Henryk (person)

Whitcomb, Octavius. (person)

Warner, Seth, Capt. (person)

Whitney, J. Parker. (person)

Wetherill, Horace G. (person)

Wolter, Charles Capt. (person)

White, Sarah Elizabeth. (person)

Wagner, Gladys Wiley. (person)

Wheeler, W. W. (Willard Watson), 1838-1898 (person)

Wolter, Florence. (person)

Wright, James K. (James Kenneth), 1959- (person)

James Wright joined the Navy in March 1942, taking basic training at Great Lakes, Illinois, and Norfolk, Virginia, and specialized training at Norman, Oklahoma. While assigned to Norfolk, Wright was promoted twice in the space of thirty days, first to Hospital Apprentice 1/c, then to Pharmacist Mate 3/c. He was later stationed at a naval hospital in New Hebrides, and achieved the rating of Pharmacist's Mate 1/c. From the description of Papers, 1940-1951. (Navy Department Library, Nav...

Walker, Edward, 1942-.... (person)

Epithet: Garter King at Arms; of Sloane MS 856 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000751.0x0000cc Epithet: Garter King of Arms; of Add Ch 71076 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000751.0x0000cd Edward Walker was born on 24 January 1612. He entered the service of Thomas Howard, Earl of Arundel, the Earl Marshal, around 1633. With th...

Ward, Patti. (person)

Watkins, Harlan. (person)

Williams, John Jarvis, Dr. (person)

Wallace, Ross. (person)

Wood, Pearl. (person)

Waldrup family. (family)

Work, Zizi Armstrong. (person)

Worthington, Tom, 1957- (person)

Wilson, Roland A. (person)

Wirtz, Robert White (person)

Wolter, Luciguela Vasquez. (person)

Wallace, Margaret E. MT(ASCP)SBB (person)

Woudenberg, Paul R. (person)

Wu, Inn Gee. (person)

Weingarten, Saul M. (person)

Wellington, Robert R., Jr. (person)

Waligora, Daniel. (person)

Wolter, Gus. (person)

Watrous, Hazel. (person)