Letters of tribute to Carl Sandburg [manuscript], 1951-1952.

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Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967. Letters of tribute to Carl Sandburg [manuscript], 1951-1952.

Letters of tribute to Carl Sandburg [manuscript], 1951-1952.

Collection consists chiefly of letters from eminent Americans in response to Margaret Ligon's request for tributes to Carl Sandburg on his seventy-fifth birthday.

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Bourke-White, Margaret, 1904-1971

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Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971) was an American photographer, war correspondent, author and photojournalist. Among her many achievements, she was the first foreign photographer allowed to take pictures in the USSR of Soviet industry, the first female war correspondent, and the first female photographer for Life magazine, where her photograph appeared on the first cover. She was the author of more than ten books, including her autobiography Portrait of Myself (1963). She received numerous award...

Overstreet, H. A. (Harry Allen), 1875-1970

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Philosopher Harry Allen Overstreet, 1875-1970, was born in San Francisco, California, and attended the University of California, Berkeley, receiving his B.A. degree in 1899 and B.S. degree in 1901. He began his career as an educator and instructor in philosophy at Berkeley in 1901. He left Berkeley in 1911 to become chair of the Department of Philosophy and Psychology at the City College of New York, a position he held until his retirement in 1939. He also taught in the continuing education prog...

Austin, Warren Robinson, 1877-1962

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Member of the Victor Vaughan Society of the University of Michigan Medical School. From the description of Warren Austin papers, 1940. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422397 ...

Clark, Mark W. (Mark Wayne), 1896-1984

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Epithet: US general British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000562.0x0003cc General, United States Army; commander, United Nations Forces in Korea, 1952-1953. From the description of From the Danube to the Yalu : galley proofs, 1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500564 Army officer. From the description of Reminiscences of Mark Wayne Clark : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University...

Johnson, Gerald W. (Gerald White), 1890-1980

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Writer and journalist; friend of H. L. Mencken; speech-writer for Adlaie E. Stevenson's 1952 presidential campaign. From the description of Letter to Dr. Solis-Cohen [manuscript], 1952 November 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647996418 Gerald W. Johnson was an alumnus of Wake Forest College (Class of 1911) a newspaper reporter and columnist on the Baltimore Sun and other newspapers; and an author. From the description of Gerald White Johnson Pape...

Benton, William, 1900-1973

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Senator, publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of William Benton : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481066 From the description of Reminiscences of William Benton : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721364 Art collector, politician; Chicago, Ill. Publisher of ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, Vice-President of the University of...

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...

Newman, Ralph Geoffrey, 1911-

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Mr. Newman died July 23, 1998. From the description of Ralph G. Newman papers, 1938-1998. (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat record id: 729758882 Chicago, Illinois proprietor of the Abraham Lincoln Bookshop, manuscript dealer and appraiser, author, member of many historical and cultural organizations, especially related to the Civil War. From the description of Collection of Adlai E. Stevenson Material, 1892, 1947-1968. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). Wor...

Mack, Connie, 1862-1956

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Connie Mack played for the Washington Statesmen (1886-1889), Buffalo Bisons (1890), and Pittsburgh Pirates (1891-1896). Mack is best known, however, as a manager. He managed the Pirates (1894-1896) and Athletics (1901-1950). He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1937. From the description of Letter, 1953, January 22. (National Baseball Hall of Fame). WorldCat record id: 47294734 From the description of Letter, 1932, January 11. (National Baseball Hall of Fame). W...

Goldberg, Rube, 1883-1970

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Rube Goldberg (1883-1970) was a cartoonist and inventor from New York, N.Y. From the description of Rube Goldberg interview, 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 767864573 Cartoonist, inventor. From the description of Rube Goldberg interview, 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557436 ...

Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998

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Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Steele Commager : oral history, [196-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122619921 From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Steele Commager : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309728956 American historian. From the description of The price of Eire's neutrality : printed, 1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Hurst, Fannie

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American author, lecturer, and commentator. From the description of Papers, ca. 1910s-1965. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122547416 American author; prominent in philanthropic and civic affairs. From the description of Papers, 1913-1968. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 28419697 Hurst expressed her reformist views on the rights of women, homosexuals, and Europe...

Macleish, Archibald

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Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982) was an American poet. Kaiser is a professor of comparative literature at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Walter Jacob Kaiser, 1955-1957 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367921 MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard (1949-1962). From the description of Scratch : manu...

Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973

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Pearl S. Buck was the daughter of American missionary parents, and spent the first seventeen years of her life in China. Her third novel, The Good Earth, won the Pulitzer Prize, and a Nobel Prize for literature followed, citing The Good Earth as well as her biographies of her parents. Critical reception for her works has been mixed since these early successes. A prolific and optimistic author, most of her fiction is set in China, and she displays great affection for the place and her characters....

Agar, Herbert, 1897-1980

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Evans, Luther Harris, 1902-1981

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Educator & librarian. He was Director of the Historical Records Survey, Director of the Legislative Reference Service at the Library of Congress, Librarian of Congress from 1945 to 1953, Director General of UNESCO, and Director of the international and legal collections at the Columbia University Libraries, 1962-1971. From the guide to the Luther Evans Papers, 1952-1970, (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Librarian of Congress. ...

Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990

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Aaron Copland (1900-1990) was an American composer. During the years 1964 and 1965 Copland wrote, conducted, narrated, and hosted a series of twelve television programs entitled Music in the 20s = Music in the Twenties. The transcripts described in this collection were transcribed from filmed interviews recorded live at the WGBH studios in Boston, Mass. between 1964 Nov. 11 and 1965 Jan. 26. These unedited, preliminary tape recordings later formed the basis of the series...

Redden, Monroe Minor, 1901-

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Gray, Gordon,

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Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999

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Translator, anthologist, author, and radio and TV entertainer. Full name Clifton Paul Fadiman. From the description of Papers of Clifton Fadiman, 1952-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068775 Author, literary critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Clifton Fadiman : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122411663 Writer, editor. Fadiman worked on many projects for the...

Thomson, Virgil

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The hymn is How Firm a Foundation, words and music commonly ascribed to Robert Keene. The melody is also called Geard. Also quoted Yes, Jesus Loves Me and For He's A Jolly Good Fellow. Composed 1926-28. First performance New York, 22 February 1945, New York Philharmonic, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony on a hymn tune / Virgil Thomson. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56078995 Composer. ...

Canfield, Cass, 1897-1986

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Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965

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Henry Cantwell Wallace (1866-1924) was an American farmer, college professor, and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture 1921-1924. His son Henry Agard Wallace (1888-1965) was also Secretary of Agriculture (1933-1940) and served as Franklin D. Roosevelt's vice president (1941-1945). From the guide to the Henry C. Wallace Collection, 1921-1948, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Farm editor, corn breeder, business person, Iowa State alumnus (1910), U....

Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974

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Senator; interviewee d. 1974. From the description of Reminiscences of Wayne Lyman Morse : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513706 Wayne Lyman Morse was born October 20, 1900 in Verona, Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1923 with a major in labor economics and obtained a masters degree in 1924. He attended law school at the University of Minnesota, graduating in 1928 and then went to Columbia ...

McBride, Mary Margaret, 1899-

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Radio commentator and author. From the description of Mary Margaret McBride papers, 1926-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982067 Mary Margaret McBride (1899-1976) was a journalist and the host of an immensely popular daily radio program from the mid 1930s into the 1950s. From the description of Photographs from the Mary Margaret McBride collection, 1934-1968, and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 488719037 Biograp...

Shoemaker, Don, 1912-1998

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Don Shoemaker (1912-1998), journalist and civic leader, received his A.B. in journalism from the University of North Carolina in 1934. From the description of Don Shoemaker papers, 1937-1998. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 44513783 Don Shoemaker, journalist, newspaper editor, and civic leader, was born to American parents in Montreal, Canada, on 6 December 1912. He was married to Lyal Reynolds from 1937 to 1968, and, after her death, to Suzanne St...

Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960

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Franklin Pierce Adams was a journalist and writer. Born in Chicago, he decided to become a writer and moved to New York, where he wrote for various newspapers. His signature column was The Conning Tower, an enormously popular compilation of satire, light verse, literary criticism, politics, and social commentary, all made accessible by Adams' unpretentious wit. His friends in the New York literary circle also contributed to his column, including Dorothy Parker, Sinclair Lewis, Edna Ferber, and G...

Ormandy, Eugene

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Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000699.0x0001db Conductor; Music Director of the Philadelphia Orchestra, 1938-1980. From the description of Oral history conducted by Herbert Kupferberg, October 1969. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 213481085 From the description of Oral history conducted by Herbert Kupferberg, October 1969. (University of Pennsyl...

Erskine, John, 1879-1951

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Epithet: Reverend; DD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000214 Title: 9th Earl of Mar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000219 John Erskine, educator, writer and musician, was born in New York on October 5, 1879. He received an A.B. in 1900, an A.M. in 1901, a Ph.D. in 1903 and an LL.D. in 1929 from Columbia Univ...

Sevareid, Eric, 1912-1992

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Arnold Eric Sevareid (b. November 26, 1912-d. July 9, 1992) was born in Velva, North Dakota. He was a CBS news journalist from 1939 to 1977....

Williams, T. Harry (Thomas Harry), 1909-1979

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Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of T. Harry Williams : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122440853 From the description of Reminiscences of T. Harry Williams : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574197 A native of Wisconsin, T. Harry Williams began his teaching career at the University of Wisconsin in 1936, and continued at the Un...

Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Estes Kefauver : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419842 Estes Kefauver was a long-time senator from Tennessee and an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic Party nomination for president. From the description of Personal papers, 1934-1939 (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 44918282 Carey Estes Kefauver (b. July 26, 1903, Monroe Count...

Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975

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Thornton Wilder (1897-1975), novelist and playwright. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82555916 From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165470 Thornton Wilder was an American playwright, novelist, and essayist. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection of papers, 1926-1975 bulk (1926-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat rec...

Kaltenborn, H. v. (Hans), 1878-1965

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Fisher, a radio newscaster, was with the Committee for work with Japanese American Evacuees, St. Louis, Mo. From the description of Letter, New York City, to Adalia Kroehuke Fisher, 1943 December 20. (Natural History Museum Foundation, Los Angeles County). WorldCat record id: 23251136 German-American journalist and radio commentator with CBS, 1929-1940 and NBC 1940-1955. From the description of H. v. Kaltenborn correspondence, 1940-1945, n.d. (University of Virgi...

Hoey, Clyde Roark, 1877-1954

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U.S. senator and governor of North Carolina. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1938. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122381802 U.S. Senator and governor of North Carolina, from Shelby (Cleveland Co.), N.C. From the description of Papers, 1943-1954; (bulk 1944-1954). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19642850 From the description of Papers, 1942-1995 ; (bulk 1944-1954). (Duke Universit...

Dargan, Olive Tilford, 1869-1968

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American poet, dramatist, and novelist. From the description of Letters to Miss Brown, 1914. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34689947 Olive Tilford Dargan (1869-1968), was an Appalachian poet and novelist, who lived in North Carolina from 1906 until her death. Under the pseudonym Fielding Burke, she wrote two novels about the Gastonia, North Carolina textile workers' strike of 1929, Call Home the Heart (1932) and A Stone Came Rolling (1935). Rose Pastor Stokes ...

Frost, Robert, 1874-1963

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American poet from New England. Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize. From the description of Letters, 1931-1943. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122464432 American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Beggen [?], 1928. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 86129842 Robert Frost was an American poet. From the description of Papers concerning the Kenned...

Schuster, M. Lincoln (Max Lincoln), 1897-1970

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Publisher. Schuster was co-founder and chairman of the board of Simon & Schuster, Inc. From the guide to the Max Lincoln Schuster Papers, [ca. 1913-1976], (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Editor, publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of Max Lincoln Schuster : oral history, 1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309725228 Publisher. Schuste...

Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951

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U.S. Senator from Michigan (1928-1951). From the description of Arthur H. Vandenberg papers, 1936-1941. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 620820101 Republican member of the U.S. Senate from Michigan, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and delegate to the United Nations Conference in San Francisco in 1945. From the description of Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg visual materials series [microform]. ca. 1896-1950. (University of Michigan). Wo...

Springs, Elliott White

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President of Lancaster Cotton Mills, Lancaster, S.C.; veteran of "the Great War" and author of War birds : Diary of an Unknown Aviator (1926), a book he attributed to John MacGavock Grider (1892-1918) a friend who died in the war. From the description of Letter, 1931 Sept. 25, Lancaster, S.C., to T.E. Shaw, Plymouth, England. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 57466750 ...

Ligon, Margaret,

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Beust, Nora Ernestine, 1888-

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Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980

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Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and professor of law. From the description of William O. Douglas papers, 1801-1980 (bulk 1923-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068743 William O. Douglas was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939. His nearly thirty-seven year tenure as a Supreme Court justice was the longest in the history of the court. From the guide to ...

Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989

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American composer. From the description of Irving Berlin letter to John W. Rumsey, 1959 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505243 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1971 Jan. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505236 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1957 Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505260 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1956 May 22. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Wilson, Louis Round, 1876-1979

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Louis Round Wilson (27 December 1876-10 December 1979) was born in Lenoir, N.C., and, in the 1890s, attended Davenport College in Lenoir; Haverford College in Haverford, Pa.; and the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., from which he graduated in May 1899. After teaching for a few years, Wilson embarked on a long and distinguished career in librarianship, library science education, and university administration. Wilson served as librarian and first director of the School of Library...

Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960

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Lyricist. From the description of Reminiscences of Oscar Hammerstein : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565446 Librettist, lyricist, producer, and publisher. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Boston, to James J. Fuld, 1955 Nov. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270923808 ...

Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Mark Van Doren and his wife, Dorothy Van Doren. From the description of Letters, 1965-1978, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155877479 Mark Van Doren was an American author, scholar, and educator. He is probably best remembered for his long tenure as Columbia professor, where he was noted for his inspired Humanities courses and respect for students. His poetry was meticulously well-crafted and gr...

Bess, Demaree

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Wilson, Earl, 1907-1987

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Mearns, David C. David Chambers 1899-1981

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Librarian and historian. From the description of Papers of David C. Mearns, 1918-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132260 Biographical Note 1899, Dec. 31 Born, Washington, D.C. 1914 1916 Student, St. Albans School, Washington, D.C. ...

Stonier, Harold, 1890-1957,

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Fairbanks, Douglas, 1909-2000.

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American actor and writer; b. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.; d. 2000. From the description of Douglas Fairbanks collection, 1888-1980. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925544 Epithet: actor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x000376 ...

Shapiro, Karl Jay, 1913-2000

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Poet, editor, and educator. From the description of Karl Jay Shapiro papers, 1947-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979818 Pulitzer-Prize-winning American poet and author of more than forty volumes of poetry and criticism. From the description of Papers. 1941-1967. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 34091314 Karl Jay Shapiro was an American poet. He served in the Second World War in the South Pacific and New Guinea. A volume of ...

Nathan, George Jean, 1882-1958

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Author. From the description of Letter with reply of George Jean Nathan, 1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983742 Editor of The American Spectator. From the description of Letters signed (17) : New York, to Claire Luce, 1933-1955 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270952693 ...

Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975

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American regionalist painter; Kansas City, Mo. From the description of Thomas Hart Benton miscellaneous printed material, 1935-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122577172 From the description of Thomas Hart Benton papers, 1906-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122576861 Thomas Hart Benton was born in Neosho, Missouri on April 15, 1889. He studied at the Academie Julien in Paris from 1908 to 1911. He then settled in New York and painted in the Synchromist and C...

Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969

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John L. Lewis was born in Lucas, Iowa in 1880. From 1917 until his death in 1969 he served the United Mine Workers of America, acting as its president from 1920 to 1960. Lewis led in the establishment of the Congress of Industrial Organizations and served as CIO president until his resignation from that post in 1940. From the description of Papers, 1879-1969. [microform] (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64091529 From its founding in 1935 until 1942, the hist...

Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981

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American composer. From the description of [Sonata, piano. Draft] : autograph manuscript, 1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270561604 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p.], to Mr. [Seymour] Peck, 1966 Aug. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270671896 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, with two autograph postscripts, dated : Mount Kisco, N.Y., 27 April 1957, to Niccolò [i.e. Nikolay Malko], 1957 Apr. 27. (Unknown). WorldC...

Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 1899-1977

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University president; interviewee d.1977. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Maynard Hutchins : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740103 American author and University administrator. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : Chicago, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1941 Feb. 4 and Apr. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868116 From the CSDI Collection (Mss 18) descriptio...

Freeman, Douglas Southall, 1886-1953

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Newspaper editor and historian. From the description of Letter to Charles Lee Lewis, 1943 August 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53180098 Freeman was a Richmond, Virginia journalist and historian who wrote the definitive biography of Robert E. Lee. From the description of Letters, 1934 July 14 and 1936 July 25 : to Miss Helen Webster. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 567435277 Editor of the Richomd News Leader. ...

Davis, Robert Gorham.

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Professor of English at Columbia University. From the description of Papers, 1778-1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122575338 Robert Gorham Davis (1908-1998), was a literary critic and a professor of English at Columbia University. He became a member of the Communist Party, but after the Hitler-Stalin pact of 1939, he grew disillusioned with Communism. In 1953, Mr. Davis testified before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, gi...

Hersey, John, 1914-1993

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John Hersey was born in Tientsin, China, the son of YMCA missionaries. Following his graduation from Yale in 1936, he became a prominent American journalist and novelist. From the description of John Hersey papers, ca. 1900-1985 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702160854 John Hersey was an author and journalist, best known for socially conscious novels such as A Bell for Adano and Hiroshima. Hersey was born in China to missionary parents, and graduated fro...

Durant, Will, 1885-1981

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Also contains correspondence from Ariel Durant, wife of Will Durant. From the description of Correspondence : with W.A. Swanberg, 1963. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155896493 American historian. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Los Angeles, to Mrs. W.L. Graves, 1945 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742337 ...

Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955

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American playwright. From the description of Letter, Surrey, England, to Malcolm Wells, New York City [manuscript], 1948 August 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817235 Sherwood was a noted American dramatist. He was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., graduated from Harvard in 1918, and served in World War I. He wrote for Vanity Fair and Life magazines, serving as editor of the latter from 1924 to 1928. His first play, written in 1927, was an immediate success. H...

Ives, Burl, 1909-1995

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Carl Sandburg once called Burl Ives "America's Great Ballad Singer." From the 1940s to the 1960s, his diverse talents and spirited performances made him one of America's best-loved entertainers. The traditional repertoire of American folk tunes represented in his performances was considerably different from the popular music of the day. His presence on the musical scene not only served to sustain an awareness of neglected American folk songs, but would contribute to the resurgence of interest in...

Weeks, Edward, 1898-1989

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Editor of the Atlantic Monthly, 1938-1966, and Atlantic Monthly Press, 1928-1987. From the description of Personal and professional papers, 1918-1989. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 671632617 Editor. From the description of Reminiscences of Edward Weeks : oral history, 1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597577 Edward Weeks (1898-1989) worked as an essayist and editor of The Atlantic Monthly f...

Stassen, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1907-2001

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Lawyer; governor. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold Edward Stassen : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513413 American politician. From the description of Letter, 1945 April 30, San Francisco, to Helen M. Taft, Mendon, Mass. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315953452 Stassen was born in Minnesota in 1907. His political career began in 1930 when he was elected as Dakota County at...

Holt, Hamilton

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Eichelberger, Robert L.

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Graduated from USMA as 1st lieutenant (1909); assigned to 10th Infantry (1909-1911); with the 22nd Infantry in Mexico (1915); sent to Washington as general staff officer and accompanied General Graves on American Expeditionary Force to Siberia (1918-1920); attache to American Embassy, Tokyo (1920-22); commanded 30th Infantry at Presidio (1938-1939); became brigadier general, Supt. of USMA (1940); commanded 77th Division (1941) and I Corps (1942). Made major general (1941-1942); worked with 1st A...

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962), wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was an especially active and visible First Lady who, it was claimed, did more to popularize the Roosevelt administration than any other person or factor. Her innumerable trips across the country and visits to workers and their families did much to promote her as one of the people, a democrat with a small "d." She was the first president's wife to hold White House press conferences, and millions of p...

Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965

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Frances Perkins was born on April 10, 1880 (some sources say 1882) in Boston, Massachusetts. She was christened Fannie Coralie Perkins but later changed her name to Frances. She was the daughter of Frederick W. Perkins, the owner of a stationer's business, and Susan Bean Perkins. The family moved to Worcester, Massachusetts in 1882. After attending Worcester Classical High School, Perkins entered Mount Holyoke College in 1898. She was president of her class and majored in chemistry and physics, ...

Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978

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James Bryant Conant (1893-1978) was a chemist, educator and public servant. Conant taught chemistry at Harvard from 1917-1933; he served as Harvard's president from 1933-1953. He was the national director of defense research from 1941-1945, and was instrumental in the creation of the atomic bomb. He continued as President of Harvard until 1953, at which time he was made United States High Commissioner for Germany. When allied military occupation of Germany ended in 1955, Conant became the U.S. A...

Douglas, Paul, 1892-1976

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Howard Douglas : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309732848 From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Howard Douglas : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527416 U.S. Senator (Democrat, Illinois). From the description of Paul H. Douglas papers, 1932-1971. (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat ...

Dillon, George, 1906-1968

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George Dillon was an American poet, editor, and translator. He was born in Florida, raised in the Midwest, and graduted from the University of Chicago. He won the Pulitzer Prize for his collection of poems, The Flowering Stone. He was also the editor of the journal Poetry, and translated Baudelaire's poems from Les Fleurs du Mal in conjunction with Edna St. Vincent Millay. From the description of George Dillon letter to Mr. Townsend, 1932. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). W...

Carroll, Ruth, 1899-1999

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Ruth Robinson Carroll (Vassar College Class of 1922) was a writer and illustrator of children's animal stories, some of which she did in collaboration with her husband Latrobe Carroll (born 1900). From the description of Papers, 1913-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155518849 From the description of Ruth Robinson Carroll papers, 1913-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576454 Writer Archer Latrobe Carroll (1894-1996) and artist Ruth Robinson Carroll (1899-199...

Vinson, Fred M., 1890-1953

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Frederick M. Vinson served as the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States under Harry S. Truman and on the U.S. Supreme Court appointed by Truman. From the description of Broadside, ca. 1940s. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49360881 Secretary of the U.S. Treasury and Chief Justice of the U.S. From the description of Papers, 1944-1946. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36050578 Jurist, Legislator. ...

Graham, Edward Kidder, 1876-1918

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Edward Kidder Graham was an author, professor, and president of the University of North Carolina, 1914-1918. He died in the influenza epidemic of 1918. His son, Edward Kidder Graham, Jr., served as an administrator at Washington University, the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in Greensboro (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro), Boston University, and Denver University before his death in 1976. From the description of Edward Kidder Graham papers, 187...

Childs, Marquis W. (Marquis William), 1903-1990

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Marquis Childs, 1939-1978. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233110775 Journalist, author. From the description of Reminiscences of Marquis W. Childs : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309729711 From the description of Reminiscences of Marquis W. Childs : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldC...

Donald, David Herbert, 1920-2009

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Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of David Herbert Donald : oral history, [197-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122681083 ...

Carroll, Latrobe

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Gustav VI Adolf, King of Sweden, 1882-1973

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Ransom, John Crowe, 1888-1974

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American poet and educator. From the description of Letter to Mrs. F.E. Lund [manuscript], 1968 February 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833566 John Crowe Ransom, noted poet, critic, educator and editor, was born April 30, 1888 in Pulaski, Tennessee. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1909, was a Rhodes Scholar at Christ Church, Oxford, 1910-1913, and joined the faculty of Vanderbilt in 1914, where he taught English until 1937. While at Vanderbil...

DeVoto, Helen Avis MacVicar,

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Erskine, Helen Worden,

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Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971

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Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Rockwell Kent interview, 1957 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80242441 Painter, illustrator, writer, lecturer; Ausable Forks, New York. From the description of Rockwell Kent letters to Robert T. Hatt, 1935-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553040 In addition to being a successful painter, printmaker, illustrator, designer, and commercial artist, Kent pursued careers as a writer, professional ...

Bogan, Louise, 1897-1970

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Louise Bogan was an American poet, critic, and teacher; she was poetry editor of The New Yorker for many years. From the description of Papers, 1930-1990 (inclusive), 1930-1970 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122615911 Louise Bogan was born on August 11, 1897 in Livermore Falls, Maine. She was raised in Milton, New Hampshire and Ballardvale, Massachusetts and lived most of her adult life in New York City. She was educated at Boston Girls' Latin School beginning in 191...

Thurber, James, 1894-1961

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James Thurber was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1894. Considered one of the 20th century's more prominent humorists, he wrote nearly forty books of stories, essays, autobiography, and a Broadway play. Thurber passed away in 1961. From the description of James Thurber letters to Mrs. Robert Sterling, 1946-1950. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 181589252 Epithet: author and cartoonist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person ...

Rush, Charles E. (Charles Everett), 1885-

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Kieran, John, 1892-1981

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John Kieran was a newspaper columnist, author, and naturalist. From the guide to the John Kieran letter and clippings (MS 272), 1943, (University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.) Naturalist, author, and sports columnist. Full name: John Francis Kieran. Died 1981. From the description of Papers of John Kieran, 1917-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071687 Amateur naturalist, journalist and sportswriter. From th...

Sherrill, Henry Knox, 1890-1980

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Henry Knox Sherrill was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 6, 1890. He was educated at Yale and Episcopal Theological School. He served as an Episcopal clergyman in Massachusetts from 1914-1930. He was elected Bishop of Massachusetts in 1930, serving until 1946. He was Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church from 1947-1958. He held the office of President of the National Council of Churches from 1950-1952, and of the World Council of Churches from 1954-1961. He died on May 11, 1980. ...

Young, Stark

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American author and critic. From the description of Belle Isle : typescript unsigned, 1940 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129868 American journalist and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bedford, New York, to Belle da Costa Greene, 1944 Jun. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584560 American author. From the description of Letter to Minnie Nielson Butler [manuscript], 1950 March 14. (University of Vir...

Thomas, Benjamin Platt, 1902-1956

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Historian and Lincoln biographer. From the description of Manuscript, 1947. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55941328 Author. From the description of Abraham Lincoln : a biography : manuscript, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84555519 Historian and Abraham Lincoln biographer. Thomas wrote Lincoln's New Salem (1934) and Lincoln, 1847-1853 (1936) during his tenure as executive secretary of the Abraha...

Bowen, Catherine Drinker, 1897-1973

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Author and biographer. From the description of Catherine Drinker Bowen papers, 1793-1980 (bulk 1934-1972). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062023 American writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Bryn Mawr, Pa., 9 November 1961, to Mr. [Joseph] Chouinard, 1961 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906443 Biographical Note 1897, Jan. 1 ...

Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974

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American journalist and author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Washington, D.C., 23 September 1960, to Joan Peyser, 1960 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992594 Lippmann was an American journalist and author. From the description of Walter Lippmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612206746 From the guide to the Walter Lipmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982., (H...

Odum, Howard Washington, 1884-1954

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Howard Washington Odum was a sociologist of the American South; author; professor at the University of North Carolina from 1920 to 1954; and founder of the Sociology Department, the School of Public Welfare, the Department of City and Carolina. From the description of Howard Washington Odum papers, 1908-1982. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 27192779 Howard Washington Odum, sociologist, author, and educator, was born 24 May 1884, in Bethlehem, Georgia, and died ...

DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959

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This script is a remake of DeMille's original 1923 production. During his long career DeMille wrote, directed, and edited more than 100 films including "Adam's Rib" and "The Sign of the Cross." From the description of The Ten Commandments, Film script, 1956. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122348084 DeMille was an American motion picture producer and director, and was considered the archetype of the American film mogul. His 70 films reflect changing Americ...

Miller, Helen Topping, 1884-1960

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Coolidge, Grace Goodhue, 1879-1957

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Wife of President Calvin Coolidge. From the description of Program 1927. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 50097193 Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge (1879-1957), wife of President Calvin Coolidge. From the description of Coolidge, Grace Goodhue, 1879-1957 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10571726 Epithet: wife of President C Coolidge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ar...

Graham, Frank Porter, 1886-1972

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President of the University of North Carolina; U.S. senator for North Carolina. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1943-1950. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122619645 Educator, government official. From the description of Reminiscences of Frank Porter Graham : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376749 University president. From the...

Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968

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American novelist, short story writer and playwright. From the description of Letters, 1912-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122415400 American fiction writer and playwright. From the description of Typed letter signed : Stepney Depot, Conn., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1944 Oct. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868073 Author. From the description of Edna Ferber letter, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450230 Author of popu...

Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971

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Historian, journalist and educator. He attended the University of Illinois where he earned a B. A. 1912 and an M. A. in English, 1913. Nevins moved to New York to work and eventually was made a Professor of History at Columbia University. Wrote numerous biographies and articles on history. President of the American History Association in 1959. Helped found the Society of American Historians. From the description of Commencement address, June 1953. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Librar...

Lardner, John, 1912-1960

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Sportswriter, humorist, reporter, and critic. From the description of John Lardner papers, 1900-2001, bulk 1930-1960. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 318586767 ...

Stuart, Jesse, 1906-1984

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Jesse Stuart was a famous Kentucky novelist, short-story writer, poet, and teacher. From the description of Broadside, ca. 1950. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49342685 Chuck Hand, antiques dealer and teacher, was a personal friend of Jesse Stuart. His interest in Jesse Stuart began in 1966. He earned an MA in geography from EIU in 1973 and taught in Paris, IL from 1967-1999. Chuck became a rare book dealer in 1989, specializing in Abraham Lincoln. ...

Fisher, Dorothy Canfield. (1879-1958).

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American author and novelist, of Arlington, Vt. From the description of Letter, 1956 Dec. 19. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70960370 Dorothy Canfield Fisher was a skilled educator and popular author. Many of her works were written for children, but enjoyed by adults. Her stories are insightful and caring, honest and clever, and generally conservative in style and theme. She was also very active in civic and charitable concerns. From the ...