John Collier papers
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Montagu, Ashley, 1905-1999
Chairman, anthropology department, Rutgers University. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122526480 Ashley Montagu (1905-1999) was a British anthropologist and social biologist, perhaps best known for his critical analysis of the question of race. Montague Francis Ashley Montagu was born Israel Ehrenberg in London, England on June 28, 1905. He studied at th...
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...
Indian Rights Association
Zitkala is the Indian name for Gertrude Bonnin, 1876-1938. From the guide to the National Council of American Indians records, 1926-1938, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) The Indian Rights Association was organized in Philadelphia in 1882. The early leaders of the association, including Herbert Welsh, sought to protect the interests and general welfare of the Indians. Through its monitoring and lobbying activities with executive agencies and Congress, the association, in i...
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964
Rachel Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was a biologist, author, and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Carson began her career as an aquatic biologist in the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries before becoming a successful author. Late in the 1950s, Carson turned her attention to conservation, especially some problems that she believed were caused by synthetic pesticides. The result was the book Silent Spring ...
O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986
Georgia O’Keeffe is one of the most significant artists of the 20th century, renowned for her contribution to modern art.Born on November 15, 1887, the second of seven children, Georgia Totto O’Keeffe grew up on a farm near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. By the time she graduated from high school in 1905, O’Keeffe had determined to make her way as an artist. She studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League in New York, where she learned the techniques of traditional painting. Th...
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965
Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (February 5, 1900 – July 14, 1965) was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat. Raised in Bloomington, Illinois, Stevenson was a member of the Democratic Party. He served in numerous positions in the federal government during the 1930s and 1940s, including the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, Federal Alcohol Administration, Department of the Navy, and the State Department. In 1945, he served on the committee that created the United Nations, and he was a me...
Eisenhower, Milton Stover, 1899-1985
Milton Stover Eisenhower was born on September 15, 1899 in Abilene, Kansas, the son of local creamery worker David Eisenhower and Ida Stover. His younger brother, Dwight D. Eisenhower, became U.S. President (1952-1960). Milton Eisenhower graduated from Kansas State College in 1923 with a B.S. in industrial journalism before serving as the American vice-consul in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 1924 to 1926. In 1926, he entered the Department of Agriculture as an administrative assistant and became its...
Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963
Herbert Henry Lehman (March 28, 1878 – December 5, 1963) was an American investment banker and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he notably served from 1933 until 1942 as the 45th Governor of New York and as U.S. Senator from New York between 1949 and 1957. Born in Manhattan, he attended The Sachs School and Sachs Collegiate Institute before earning a B.A. from Williams College. After graduating, Lehman worked in textile manufacturing, eventually becoming vice-president and treasu...
Adamič, Louis, 1899-1951
Political writer and literary figure. From the description of ALS, 1939 March 21, Milford, New Jersey, to Edward Hoyt. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935383 Adamic was an author deeply concerned with American immigrants and their experiences in the "melting pot", and was the first editor of Commond Ground. From the description of Louis Adamic papers, 1848-1951 (bulk 1921-1951). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 122561726 ...
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th president of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. A member of the Republican Party, Nixon previously served as the 36th vice president from 1953 to 1961, having risen to national prominence as a representative and senator from California. After five years in the White House that saw the conclusion to the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, détente with the Soviet Union and China, and the establishment of the Environm...
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd president of the United States, serving from 1945 to 1953, succeeding upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt after serving as the 34th vice president in early 1945. He implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe and established the Truman Doctrine and NATO to contain communist expansion. He proposed numerous liberal domestic reforms, but few were enacted by the Conservative Coalition that dominated Congres...
Chavez, Dennis, 1888-1962
Dionisio "Dennis" Chávez (April 8, 1888 – November 18, 1962) was an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served in the United States House of Representatives from 1931 to 1935, and in the United States Senate from 1935 to 1962. He was the first Hispanic person elected to a full term in the U.S. Senate and the first U.S. Senator to be born in New Mexico. Born in Los Chavez in the New Mexico Territory, his family moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1895; Chávez attended sch...
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) was formed in 1824. An agency of the federal government of the United States within the US Department of the Interior, it is responsible for the administration and management of land held in trust by the United States for Native Americans in the United States, Native American Tribes and Alaska Natives. From the guide to the Navajo Land, motion picture, undated, (J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah) A Statistics Section was organ...
Hayakawa, S. I. (Samuel Ichiyé), 1906-1992
Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa (July 18, 1906 – February 27, 1992) was a Canadian-born American academic and politician. A linguist, psychologist, semanticist, teacher, professor, and author by trade, he served as president of San Francisco State University from 1968 to 1973 and then as U.S. Senator from California from 1977 to 1983. Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Hayakawa was educated in the public schools of Calgary, Alberta, and Winnipeg, Manitoba before earning a B.A. from the University of...
Pfost, Gracie Bowers, 1906-1965
Gracie Bowers Pfost (March 12, 1906 – August 11, 1965) was an American businesswoman and politician. She was the first woman to represent Idaho in the United States Congress, serving five terms as a Democrat in the House of Representatives from 1953 to 1963. Born Gracier Bowers in an Ozark Mountain log cabin in Harrison, Arkansas, Pfost was five when her parents moved to a farm near Boise, Idaho, in 1911. She quit Meridian High School at 16 in 1922 and worked as a milk analyst at a dairy in N...
Bosone, Reva Beck, 1895-1983
Reva Zilpha Beck Bosone (April 2, 1895 – July 21, 1983) was an American attorney and politician. She was a U.S. Representative from Utah. She was the first woman elected to Congress from Utah. Born in American Fork in the Utah Territory, the daughter of a Danish immigrant father, Bosone attended public schools and graduated from high school in 1915. She graduated from Westminster Junior College in 1917 and from the University of California at Berkeley in 1919. She taught high school 1920–1927...
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962
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–...
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979
Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, 1908 – January 26, 1979) was an American businessman and politician who served as the 41st vice president of the United States from 1974 to 1977, and previously as the 49th governor of New York from 1959 to 1973. He also served as assistant secretary of State for American Republic Affairs for Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman (1944–1945) as well as under secretary of Health, Education and Welfare under Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953 to 1954....
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978
Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr. (May 27, 1911 – January 13, 1978) was an American politician who served as the 38th vice president of the United States from 1965 to 1969. He twice served in the United States Senate, representing Minnesota from 1949 to 1964 and 1971 to 1978. He was the Democratic Party's nominee in the 1968 presidential election, losing to Republican nominee Richard Nixon. Born in Wallace, South Dakota, Humphrey attended the University of Minnesota. At one point he helped run his ...
Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965
Henry Agard Wallace (October 7, 1888 – November 18, 1965) was an American politician, journalist, and farmer who served as the 11th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, the 33rd vice president of the United States, and the 10th U.S. Secretary of Commerce. He was also the presidential nominee of the left-wing Progressive Party in the 1948 election. The oldest son of Henry C. Wallace, who served as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 1921 to 1924, Henry A. Wallace was born in Adair County, Iowa in...
Stennis, John C. (John Cornelius), 1901-1995
John C. Stennis (August 3, 1901 – April 23, 1995) was an American politician who served as a U.S. Senator from the state of Mississippi. He was a Democrat who served in the Senate for over 41 years. Stennis served in the Senate from 1947-1989. He was a supporter of racial segregation. He signed the Southern Manifesto, which called for massive resistance to the Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education. He also voted against the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965...
McFarland, Ernest William "Mac", 1894-1984
Ernest McFarland "Father of the GI Bill" The son of Oklahoma pioneers, Ernest "Mac" McFarland nearly died from a bronchial infection he contracted while serving stateside during World War I. Military surgeons operated on his lungs, then sent him off to recuperate in a drier climate. "Jobless and homeless," he made his way to Phoenix, where he eventually found work as a bookkeeper in a bank. While other veterans struggled in the postwar economy, the future majority leader thrived in Arizona...
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973
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....
Monroney, A. S. Mike (Almer Stillwell Mike), 1902-1980
Almer Stillwell Mike Monroney (b. March 2, 1902, Oklahoma City, Okla.-d. Feb. 13, 1980, Rockville, Md.), a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1924. He was a reporter, writer, and businessman until he was elected as a Democrat to Congress in 1938, serving from 1939 to 1951. He then became a Senator and serving for three terms from 1951 to 1969. From the description of Monroney, A. S. Mike (Almer Stillwell Mike), 1902-1980 (...
Lattimore, Owen, 1900-1989
Orientalist, author, educator, and historian; died 1989. From the description of Owen Lattimore papers, 1907-1997 (bulk 1950-1989). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983405 Biographical Note 1900, July 29 Born, Washington, D.C. 1913 1914 Atten...
Moore, John J. O.
Technical Cooperation Administration.
Collier, Charles, 1785-1870
Halsey, James Andrew, 1899-
Comas, Juan, 1900-1979
Elath, Eliahu, 1903-....
Epithet: Israeli ambassador in London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x00014a ...
Wells, Henry, 1875-
Udall, Stewart L.
U.S. secretary of the interior, lawyer, and author. Born 1920. From the description of Stewart L. Udall papers, 1961-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981747 Lawyer; Democratic U.S. Representative from Arizona, 1955-1960; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1961-1968. From the description of Papers, 1950-[ongoing] (bulk 1950-1977). (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28318942 Stewart L. Udall is a former politician and government official from ...
Puck, Theodore T. (Theodore Thomas), 1916-2005
Genetics researcher who devised techniques for growing human cells in the laboratory and who helped determine the number of chromosomes in a gene. He was primarily known for his landmark studies in the 1950s in which he created the proper conditions in which human cells could grow and propagate in a petri dish. His incubating technique, called somatic cell genetics, is widely used and has been a considerable boon to biomedical research. From the guide to the Theodore Puck papers, 192...
Fryer, E. Reeseman.
Gulick, Luther Halsey, 1865-1918
Bond, J. Max, 1902-
Metcalf, Lee, 1911-1978
Lee Metcalf was born in 1911 in Stevensville, Montana. He attended Montana State University for one year and transferred to Stanford University where he majored in history and economics. He graduated from Montana State University law school in 1936 and entered private practice. He was elected representative to the 25th Montana Legislative Assembly from Ravalli County in the same year. In 1937 Metcalf resigned from the legislature to accept appointment as a Montana assistant attorney...
Shepard, Paul, 1925-1996
Paul Howe Shepard, Jr. received a Ph.D. from Yale University and taught natural philosophy and ecology at Pitzer College and Claremont Graduate School in California. His writings on the interrelationships between humans and the environment are provocative, literary, and mystical, as much as scientific. Shepard died in July 1996. From the description of Paul Shepard papers, 1860-1999 (inclusive), 1939-1999 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702162319 From the guide to the...
Nickul, Karl, 1900-
Langer, William, 1886-1959
Born at Everest, N.D. Graduate of University of North Dakota and Columbia University. Attorney, married Lydia Cady 1918, nicknamed "Wild Bill." Morton County States Attorney (1914-1916) North Dakota Attorney General (1916-1920), North Dakota Governor (1933-1934, 1937-1938) and U.S. senator (1941-1959). Died in office, buried at Casselton, N.D. From the description of Collection, 1933-1959. (North Dakota State University Library). WorldCat record id: 29179625 Governor and U.S...
National Congress of American Indians
Mallery, Otto Tod, 1881-1956
La Farge, Oliver, 1901-1963
Oliver La Farge studied anthropology at Harvard University where he took part in an archaeological expedition to northern Arizona where he studied Navajo ruins. He earned a Hemenway Fellowship that extended to graduate research in Guatemala with the Middle American Research Institute of Tulane University. While writing the report of his research trip, La Farge also began writing his first novel, Laughing Boy, which won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929. La Farge was a prolific writer, publishing 24 books...
Smathers, George A. (George Armistead), 1913-2007
George Armistead Smathers (b. Nov. 14, 1913, Atlantic City, N.J.-d. Jan. 20, 2007, Indian Creek Village, Fla.), a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Florida, graduated from the University of Florida law school in 1938. During World War II he served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1942 to 1945. He was elected as a Democrat to two terms in the Congress, serving from 1947 to 1951, and was elected to the Senate, serving three terms from 1951 to 1969. From the description of Smathers...
McWilliams, Carey, 1905-1980
Carey McWilliams was born December 13, 1905 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. He completed his Juris Doctorate from the University of Southern California in 1927. From 1927-1938, McWilliams was an attorney at the law firm Black, Hammack in Los Angeles. In 1938, he was appointed as Chief of the Division of Immigration and Housing of the State of California, a position he kept until 1942. During the period from 1945-1955, he began his long association with The Nation, becoming successively contribut...
Kelly, William H. (William Henderson), 1902-
Editor of the Tombstone Epitaph and manager of the Helldorado. From the description of Papers relating to the first Helldorado, 1929 : celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of Tombstone, Arizona, 1929. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 41252109 ...
McKay, Douglas R.
Sady, Emil J. (Emil John), 1916-
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949
Epithet: US journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x000092 Villard, a journalist and author, was president of the New York Evening Post (1897-1918), editor and owner of The Nation (1918-1932), publisher and contributing editor of The Nation (1932-1935), a founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and of Yachting Magazine, and owner of the Nautical Gazette. His father ...
McCarran, Pat, 1876-1954
U.S. senator from Nevada. From the description of Pat McCarran collection, 1897-1976. (Nevada State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 646434309 ...
Handy, Elizabeth Smith Craighill, 1892-
Poulson, Norris, 1895-1982
Charles Norris Poulson was born on July 23, 1895; attended Oregon Agricultural College, 1914-15; farmed 1916-23; moved to Los Angeles in 1923; attended Southwestern Univ., 1923-25; began his own accounting business about 1925, passing the CA CPA examination in 1933; was elected and served in the CA State Assembly (1938-42); first elected to the House of Representatives in 1942; served as mayor of LA (1953-61); served as a member of the CA Water Commission (1965-68); he died on Sept. 25, 1982. ...
Polanyi, Karl, 1886-1964
Born in Vienna on 21 October, 1886, Karl Polanyi was the son of a Hungarian engineer and entrepreneur, Michael Pollacsek, and a Russian mother, Cecile Wohl, who was a figure in Hungarian intellectual and political society. His brother was the philosopher and chemist Michael Polanyi. Raised in Budapest, Polanyi attended the University at Budapest and Kolozsvar, earning a doctorate of law in 1909. He was called to the bar in 1912. It was at University, in 1908, that Polany...
Emmons, Glenn Leonidas, 1895-1980
Banker and U.S. commissioner of Indian affairs. From the description of Glenn Leonidas Emmons papers, 1954-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71010082 Glenn L. Emmons was born in 1895 and moved to Albuquerque with his family in 1905. He began his career in the banking business in Gallup, N.M. in 1919. From 1935 to 1964 he was president and chairman of the board of the First State Bank of Gallup. It was through his involvement in banking that he began to know his Indian nei...
Thompson, Laura, 1905-
Cortesão, Armando, 1897-1966.
Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961
Benjamin Sumner Welles (1892-1961) graduated from Harvard University in 1914 and began his diplomatic career in 1915 as Secretary of the United States Embassy in Tokyo. From 1917 to 1919 he served in a similar post in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was Assistant Chief of the Latin American Affairs Division of the Department of State from 1920 to 1921, and Chief of the Division from 1921 to 1922. From 1922 to 1925, he was Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary to the Dominican Republic, an...
Jennings, J. N. (Joseph Newell)
Cooper, Betty Winquest.
Larsen, Nils Paul, 1890-1964
Pittock, A. Barrie, 1938-
Mack, Peter Francs, 1916-
Collier, Donald, 1911-1995
Wells, Richard Hoffman, 1913-
Murray, James Edward, 1915-
Bernays, Edward L., 1891-1995
Public relations consultant. Died 1995. From the description of Edward L. Bernays papers, 1777-1994 (bulk 1920-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979988 Public relations counselor. From the description of Reminiscences of Edward L. Bernays : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309728613 Biographical Note 1891, N...
Wilson, Gilbert Brown, 1907-
Engle, Clair, 1911-1964
Clair Engle was a California politician who served six terms in the House of Representative and one term in the Senate. He died near the end of his first term as Senator in 1965. From the description of Clair Engle campaign material, 1957-1958. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 76941187 ...
White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955
Executive secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1935. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243854199 Walter Francis White (1893-1955), was an African American civil rights activist and leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1931-1955. Walter White married Leah Gladys Powell (1893-1979) in 1922, and they ...
Association on American Indian Affairs
The Association on American Indian Affairs is a citizens' organization committed to defending the rights and promoting the welfare of Native Americans. The AAIA, initially incorporated as the Eastern Association of Indian Affairs, was founded by non-Indians in New York in 1922. In 1937, the AAIA, then known as the National Association on Indian Affairs, merged with the American Indian Defense Association. It adopted its current name in 1946, and in 1995, now under Indian management, moved to Sis...
Guerrero, Francisco B. Leon.
Neihardt, John Gneisenau, 1881-1973
John G. Neihardt (1881-1973) was an American author (both poetry and prose), and an amateur historian, ethnographer, and philosopher. From the guide to the John G. Neihardt Papers, unknown, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) American poet. From the description of Papers of John Gneisenau Neihardt [manuscript], 1920-1966. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814387 Author and editor John Gneisenau Neihardt was...
Frank, Laurence Kelso, 1890-1968.
Murray, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1893-1988
Henry A. Murray (1893-1988) American psychologist and Harvard professor, was a pioneer in the development of personality theory. He was professor of Clinical Psychology at Harvard from 1927 until his retirement in 1962. He was also a central figure in the Department of Social Relations, which existed from 1946 to 1972, and a notable member of the Melville Society. From the description of Papers of Henry A. Murray, 1925-1988 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76977...
Mayer, Albert, 1897-....
Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Albert Mayer and his wife, MagdaMayer. From the description of Letters, 1934-1981, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155872448 Architect, city planner, engineer. Mayer (b. 1897) was appointed Planning Advisor to the Government of Uttar Pradesh, India, in 1947. From the description of News bulletins from India, circa 1946-1954. (Columbia University In the ...
Gunther, John, 1901-1970
John Gunther, journalist and writer. The John Gunther Papers consist of different draft versions of Gunther's books along with correspondence, articles, and notes related to these projects. Papers related to Chicago Revisited. From the description of John Gunther papers, 1935-1967 (inclusive) (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 613714359 ...
Collier, John, 1913-1992
John Collier took these photographs during the period Bernard J. Siegal was doing fieldwork in the Picuris Pueblo, ca. 1950-1965. From the description of Picuris Pueblo, New Mexico : photographs and sound recordings, ca. 1950-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863679 Photographer, California; Died 1992. From the description of John Collier monologue, 1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515812 John Collier (1913- ) was a photographer. ...
Langrod, George S.
National Indian Institute (U.S.)
Stewart, Omar Call, 1908-
Fabian Colonial Bureau
British Centre Against Imperialism
Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956
Sociologist, race relations expert, author, lecturer, teacher, and college administration; first African American president of Fisk University (1946-1956). From the description of Charles Spurgeon Johnson records, 1858-1956. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 70970119 First black president of Fisk University, elected Oct. 1946, inaugurated Nov. 1947; served until 1956; Head of Dept. of Social Science, Fisk University, 1928-1947; sociologist, race relations expert, author...
Collier, John, 1884-1968
Collier was U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs from 1933 to 1945. From the description of John Collier papers, 1932-1936, [microform] (Santa Fe Public Library). WorldCat record id: 38520724 Zitkala is the Indian name for Gertrude Bonnin, 1876-1938. From the guide to the National Council of American Indians records, 1926-1938, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) John Collier was born on May 4, 1884 in Atlanta, Georgia. He served as editor of the journal o...
Smith, Anthony William
Fire Thunder, William.
Lucey, Robert Emmet, 1891-1977
Archbishop of San Antonio, 1941-1969; implemented papal directives on social justice, Catholic Action and liturgical renewal. In 1945 the U.S. bishops established a Committee for the Spanish-Speaking, with its permanent headquarters in San Antonio, designed to provide for the religious, social, economic, educational and cultural advancement of Mexican-Americans. In 1964 it merged with the Bishops' Committee for Migrant Workers. From the description of Papers, 1942-1970. (University o...
Curry, James E., 1907-1972
James E. Curry (1907-1972) was an attorney during the 1930s up to the 1950s active in the legal affairs of Alaskan Natives, particularly the Tlingit and Haida. He was born in Chicago, IL and later entered Loyola University as a scholarship student and received his law degree in 1930. After a short employment term in the legal division of an insurance company, he opened his own law office. At the same time he was secretary of the Chicago branch of the American Civil Liberties Union and an attorne...
Sayre, Francis Bowes, 1885-1972
Diplomat. From the description of Reminiscences of Francis Bowes Sayre : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309725093 Diplomat and statesman. From the description of Papers of Francis Bowes Sayre, 1861-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060652 Biographical Note 1885, Apr. 30 Born, South Bethleh...
Tax, Sol, 1907-1995
Sol Tax (1907-1996) was a prominent cultural anthropologist. He completed a Bachelor's degree at the University of Wisconsin in Madison in 1931, a M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Chicago (1932 and 1935). He took a faculty position at University of Chicago in 1940 and remained there until 1977. Tax founded the academic journal Current Anthropology (1959), served on the National Research Council Committee on Latin American Anthropology (1946-1954), served on the President's Task Force on India...
Lawyer, judge; interviewee b. 1910; d. 1982. From the description of Reminiscences of Abe Fortas : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100438 Abe Fortas was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1910. He received his undergraduate degree from Southwestern College at Memphis in 1930, and his law degree from the Yale Law School in 1933. Fortas taught at Yale from 1933 until 1938, and served concurrently in a series of New Deal posi...
Zimmerman, William, 1890-1967
Born in Chicago, Ill. In 1933 appointed Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs, BIA by President Roosevelt. In 1950 transferred to the Bureau of Land Management. After retiring served as the head of the Washington branch of the Association on American Indian Affairs, also involved with the Sierra Club and the Wilderness Society. From the description of Papers, 1933-1976. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 32512381 From the guide to the William Zimm...
Hanson, Earl Parker, 1899-....
Hanson received his B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1922. He did engineering and independent research in geography in the Atacama Desert for three years following his graduation. In 1927 he worked as an engineer in Iceland, and in 1929 he traveled in the Orinoco and Amazon Basins and in the Andes, making a scientific survey for the Carnegie Institute of Washington. In 1935 he went to Puerto Rico as a planning consultant from the National Resources Committee to the Puerto Rico Rec...
Srole, Leo, 1908-
Beatty, Willard W. (Willard Walcott), 1891-1961
Visman, Frans Herman
Haas, Theodore H.
Sweetland, Monroe Mark, 1910-
Evans, Luther Harris, 1902-1981
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. ...
Kluckhohn, Clyde, 1905-1960
Anthropologist and author. From the description of Papers of Clyde Kluckhohn, 1945-1948. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233131951 Kluckhohn taught anthropology at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Clyde Kay Maben Kluckhohn, 1930-1960 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973102 Ashley Montagu, born Israel Ehrenberg on June 28, 1905, was a British-American anthropologist, specializing in the ar...
O'Mahoney, Joseph C. (Joseph Christopher), 1884-1962
Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Joseph Christopher O'Mahoney : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309739372 Lawyer and U.S. senator from Wyoming. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1949-1950. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122583179 U.S. senator from Wyoming, 1934-1953 and 1954-1961. From the description of Papers, 1...
Meyer, Agens Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-1970.
Nader, Ralph, 1934-
Ralph Nader (b. Feb. 27, 1934, Winsted, CT) graduated from Princeton University (1955) and received an LL.B. from Harvard Law School (1958). After law school he served in the U.S. Army as a cook. Starting in 1959, Nader began practicing as a lawyer in Hartford, CT, while lecturing at the University of Hartford. He was also a writer for the Christian Science Monitor and The Nation. In 1964, he relocated to Washington, DC to serve as a consultant to Assistant Secretary of Labor Daniel Patrick M...
Coolidge, Harold J. (Harold Jefferson), 1904-
Coolidge was assistant curator of mammals at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard from 1929-1946. He served as executive director, Pacific Science Board, National Academy of Sciences from 1946-70. He was also associate in mammalogy at Harvard from 1946-70. Beginning in 1972, Coolidge served as honorary president of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN). From the description of Papers of Harold Jefferson Coolidge, 1904-1985 (inclusive) [...
Robinson, Earl, 1910-1991
Allen, Riley Harris, 1884-1966
Swallow, Alan, 1915-1966
Swallow was born in 1915; BA, English, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, 1937; MA and Ph. D, Louisiana State Univ.; taught at Univ. of New Mexico and Western State College before becoming full-time professor at Univ. of Denver; helped to found Univ. of Denver Press, 1947; created publishing company, Alan Swallow, Publisher, in 1954; later imprints included Big Mountain Press, Sage Books, and Swallow Paperbooks; published over four hundred titles, primarily of poetry, criticism, and Western Americana; d...
Kallen, Horace Meyer, 1882-1974
Jewish American philosopher and author; friend and pupil of William James. From the description of H.M. Kallen letter to [Harry?] Salpeter, 1918 November 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 76924359 From the description of H. M. Kallen letter to [Harry?] Salpeter [manuscript], 1918 November 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999274 Philosopher and educator. From the description of Autograph letters signed (13) and autograph ...
Kerr, Robert S. (Robert Samuel), 1896-1963
Kerr was a lawyer and chairman of the board of Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, Inc. He was governor of Oklahoma, 1943-1947. He also represented Oklahoma in the U. S. Senate, 1949-1963. As senator, he chaired the Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences (1961-1963) and the Select Committee on National Water Resources (1959-1960). Kerr was a Democrat. From the description of Papers, 1909-1970, bulk 1931-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 518140987 ...
American Indian Defense Association
Zitkala is the Indian name for Gertrude Bonnin, 1876-1938. From the guide to the National Council of American Indians records, 1926-1938, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...
Smith, H. Alexander (Howard Alexander), 1880-1966
Senator, lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Howard Alexander Smith : oral history, 1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309725674 Howard Alexander Smith (b. Jan. 30, 1880, N.Y.C.-d. Oct. 27, 1966, Princeton, N.J.), U.S. Senator from New Jersey, graduated from Princeton University and the Columbia University law school. After practicing law in Colorado he served in the U.S. Food Administration during World War I. He was execut...
Peterson, Helen L.
Helen L. Peterson, born in 1915 on the Pine Ridge Reservation, is an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux tribe. She attended Chadron State College in 1932, beginning an educational process that included course work at Colorado State College of Education and the University of Colorado. She received a B.S. degree in Business Education from Chadron State College in 1957. Her first important job was with the Department of Agriculture's Resettlement Administration, a New Deal...
Embree, John F. (John Fee), 1908-1950
John Fee Embree: sociologist and anthropologist; B.A., University of Hawaii, 1931; M.A., University of Toronto, 1934; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1937; associate professor, sociology, Yale University, 1948-1950; research associate, anthropology and director, Southeast Asia Studies, Yale University, 1950. From the description of John Fee Embree papers, 1926-1950 (inclusive), 1945-1950 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702169225 John Fee Embree, 1908-1950: sociologist a...
Murphy, Gardner, 1895-1979
Psychologist and parapsychologist. From the description of Papers, 1938-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155494325 Research director at the Menninger Foundation in Kansas and at different times the president of both the American Psychological Association and the American Society of Psychical Research. From the description of Correspondence with Margaret Naumburg, 1945-1963. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63585542 ...
Lasswell, Harold D. (Harold Dwight), 1902-1978
Harold Dwight Lasswell was a political theorist, author, and professor of law and political science. Lasswell received a Ph.D from the University of Chicago in 1926. From 1939-1946 Lasswell served as director of War Communications Research at the Library of Congress, and from 1946-1970 he taught law and political science at Yale University. In his later career Lasswell became increasingly interested in policy sciences and the Policy Sciences Center in New York City. From the descript...
Lewin, Kurt, 1890-1947
Kurt Lewin is commonly recognized as the founder of social psychology. He was born in 1890 in the Village of Moglino in the Prussian province of Posen. Although completing the requirements for a PhD. in 1914, Lewin was not awarded the degree until 1916 from the University of Berlin. In 1932, he attended Stanford University as a visiting professor and in 1933, immigrated to the U.S. In that same year he became a faculty member of Cornell University. In 1935, he became a professor at ...
Martin, Fredericka Imogene, 1905-1992
Fredericka (Freddie) Imogene Martin (1905-1992) was a writer, historian, and nurse who served as a chief nurse and medical administrator during the Spanish Civil War. Martin was born in Cooperstown, New York on June 2, 1905. Her father died in an accident before her birth and when she was five her mother remarried. They moved to Oneonta, New York where Martin -- a spirited child by her own account -- grew up in a warm and indulgent family. Following high school, she lived and worked with the St....
Harry Fleischman (1914- ) has been a lifelong labor and socialist activist since he joined the Washington Heights "circle" of the Young People's Socialist League as a teenager in the 1930s. For the Socialist Party, he served as National Secretary of the Red Falcons (1936); regional director of the Socialist Party of Indiana-Illinois (1939-42); national secretary of the Socialist Party in New York City (1942-50); and campaign manager for Norman Thomas' presidential campaigns in 1944 and 1948. In ...
Lasker, Bruno, 1880-1965
Social researcher; sociologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Bruno Lasker : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309736528 Social researcher, sociologist. From the description of Bruno Lasker papers, [ca. 1934-1941]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937703 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Writer, social worker. Lasker was born in Hamburg, Germany, July 21, 1880, resided in England, 1901-19...
Greene, Marc T. (Marc Tiffany), 1879-1966
Epithet: journalist of Providence RI British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000412.0x00017c ...
Perkins, Louise M.
Louise Perkins was the wife of Maxwell Evarts Perkins, one of Van Wyck Brooks's greatest friends. From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1946-1961. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 182858245 ...
Lillienthal, Phillip E.
Geiger, Henry, 1908-1989
Jackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983
Jackson's tenure in the House was briefly interrupted by service in the U.S. Army. He enlisted in 1943, but was recalled by President Roosevelt to congressional service after basic training. Jackson was assigned to the Government Operations Committee's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, a position which quickly put him at the center of the un-American activities controversies and in the national spotlight. He won recognition ...
Myer, Dillon S. (Dillon Seymour), 1891-1982
Government official. From the description of Papers, 1934-1966. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70959665 ...
Inter-American Indian Institute
Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959
George Catlett Marshall (b. December 31, 1880, Uniontown, Pennsylvania-d. October 16, 1959, Washington, D.C.), had a long and auspicious career in the United States (U.S.) Army and to the United States. He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1901 and served his country as U.S. Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, Envoy to China, Army Chief of Staff, and as President of the American Red Cross. Marshall, America's first five-star general, was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, ...
Vine Deloria Jr., author, theologian, historian, lawyer, and community organizer was a member of the Standing Rock Sioux. Born on March 26, 1933 in Martin, South Dakota near the Pine Ridge Oglala Sioux Reservation, he was the grandson of Tipi Sapa (Black Lodge), also known as Rev. Philip Joseph Deloria, an Episcopal priest and a leader of the Yankton band of the Nakota Nation. Deloria's father, Vine Sr. (1901–1990), studied English and Christian theology and became an Episcopal arch...
Moskowitz, Ira S., 1956-
Painter and printmaker; New York, N.Y. Born in Poland. Studied at the Art Students League. Editor, Shorewood Publishers, Inc. From the description of Ira Moskowitz papers, [ca. 1928-1982]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557124 ...
Notestein, Frank W. (Frank Wallace), 1902-
Frank W. (Wallace) Notestein contributed significantly to the science of demography and to a better understanding of population problems in world affairs, notably through his work on family planning and population control. Notestein began as a Lecturer at Princeton University and developed and directed the Office of Population Research at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School in 1936. Notestein was the president of the Population Council from 1959-1968, advised India's Minister of Health on populati...
Lemke, William, 1878-1950
U.S. Representative from North Dakota, 1933-1950; North Dakota Attorney General, 1921. From the description of Papers, 1942-1953. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 18430444 U.S. Congressman (1933-1940, 1943-1950), North Dakota, active in Nonpartisan League and Republican Party. William F. Lemke was born in Albany, Stearns County, Minnesota on August 13, 1878, moved to North Dakota in 1881, settling in Town...
Regler, Gustav, 1898-1963
Gustav Regler (1898-1963) was a German writer and anti-Fascist. Threatened with arrest by the Nazi government, he emigrated to France, and later, to Mexico during the Second World War. Best known for his autobiography THE OWL OF MINERVA, Regler was the author of numerous and diverse works of prose and poetry, including THE GREAT CRUSADE, a novel based on his experiences fighting for the Loyalist cause in the Spanish Civil War and A LAND BEWITCHED: MEXICO IN THE SHADOW OF...
Rhine, J. B. (Joseph Banks), 1895-1980
Parapsychologist and Professor of Psychology, Duke University. From the description of Papers, 1925-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155498363 Rhine was an American educator, psychologist, and author. From the guide to the J. B. Rhine Collection on the, New Frontiers of the Mind, 1937, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) ...
Harper, Allan G. (Allan Garland), 1901-
Wolfson, Joel David, 1900-1961.
Harrington, John Peabody
McCormack, John W. (John William), 1891-1980
John William McCormack (December 21, 1891 – November 22, 1980) was an American politician from Boston, Massachusetts. An attorney and a Democrat, McCormack served in the United States Army during World War I, and afterwards won terms in both the Massachusetts House of Representatives and Massachusetts State Senate before winning election to the United States House of Representatives. He became the 45th Speaker of the House of Representatives in 1962. McCormack enjoyed a long House career (192...
Shepard, Ward, 1887-1959
Ward Shepard (1887-1959): forestry expert and environmentalist; B.A., Harvard College, 1910, Master's degree from Harvard Forest School, 1913; director of Harvard Forest School, 1936-1939; worked with the U.S. Office of Indian Affairs as assistant to John Collier, 1933-1936 and after 1939 as advisor to the Department of Agriculture on forest policy; wrote on problems of erosion and on the development of natural resources. From the description of Ward Shepard papers, 1909-1959 (inclus...
Cohen, Felix S., 1907-1953
Felix Solomon Cohen (1907-1953), lawyer; assistant and associate solictor, Department of Interior; professor of jurisprudence at Yale and The City College of New York; scholar on law, ethics and philosophy, and civil rights of Native Americans and other minorities. From the description of Felix S. Cohen papers addition, 1927-1960 (bulk 1931-1953). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702183050 From the description of Felix S. Cohen papers, 1916-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id:...
Institute of Pacific Relations.
The Institute of Pacific Relations (IPR) was an international NGO established in 1925 to provide a forum for discussion of problems and relations between nations of the Pacific Rim. The Institute dissolved in 1960. From the guide to the Institute of Pacific Relations Records, 1927-1962., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Institute of Pacific Relations was founded in 1925 with headquarters at Honolulu; a self-governing and self directing body concerned...
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
W. E. B. Du Bois was an American sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor. Educated at Fisk University, he did graduate work at the University of Berlin and Harvard, where he was the first African American to earn a doctorate. Du Bois became a professor of history, sociology and economics at Atlanta University. Due to his contributions in the African-American community he was seen as a member of a Black elite that supported some aspects ...
Dobbs, H. Adrian C.
Ellis, Albert, 1913-2007
BIOGHIST REQUIRED Albert Ellis was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on September 27, 1913 to Hettie and Henry Oscar Ellis. He was the eldest son, with a brother, Paul, and sister Janet. Not long after Ellis was born, his family moved to New York City, where he was raised. When Ellis was 12 years old, his parents divorced. As a child, he also suffered from kidney disorder. He became a voracious reader, focusing on philosophy, and used many of these philosophic teachings to train him...
Sparkman, John, 1899-1985
Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of John Sparkman : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481724 From the description of Reminiscences of John Sparkman : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513439 John Jackson Sparkman (b. Dec. 20, 1899, Morgan County, Ala.-d. Nov. 16, 1985, Huntsville, Ala.), U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Alabama, was ...
Graham, Charles Alexander, 1760-1844
Charles Alexander Graham studied at the University of Edinburgh from 1790-1793. His dissertation was entitled Dissertatio chymica inauguralis, de calorico, et de evolutione ejus in animalibus, and was published in 1793. From the guide to the Papers of Charles Alexander Graham, 1760-1844, 1790-1791, (Stirling University Library) ...
Abraham Victor Lasky was born January 1, 1918 in New York. His parents were Bella and Max Gurinsky; some years later his father died. His mother then married Max Lasky, who adopted Victor and changed his name from Gurinsky to Lasky. He had two sisters, Lee Frankel of Queens, N.Y. and Millie Sayles of Brooklyn. In 1952 he married Patricia Pratt from Johnstown, Ohio. They had no children. Mr. Lasky died in Washington D.C. on February 22, 1990 and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery. In 1940 ...
Nash, Philleo, 1909-1987
Anthropologist and government official. From the description of Papers, 1942-1966. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70944369 ...
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969
Journalist. From the description of Papers of Drew Pearson, 1947-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74986025 Andrew Russell "Drew" Pearson (1897-1969) was a journalist who traveled extensively as a foreign correspondent for several newspapers, including the Baltimore Sun. In 1931, Pearson and Robert S. Allen anonymously co-authored a book entitled Washington Merry-Go-Round, with gossip about the Washington, D.C. higher-ups, President Herbert Hoover, and Congress. In 1932, ...
Greenwood, W. Bart
Palfi, Marion, 1907-1978
Photographer, teacher, and social critic. From the description of Papers of Marion Palfi, 1920-1983. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 606613659 From the description of Papers, ca. 1920-1983. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28421064 ...
Hapgood, Charles H.
Charles Hutchins Hapgood (1904-1982) was the son of the journalists and authors Hutchins Hapgood (1869-1944) and Neith Boyce (1872-1951). He earned two degrees at Harvard University: an A.B. (1929) and M.A. (1932) and had a twenty-year teaching career in the humanities through faculty appointments at Keystone College (1945-1947), Springfield College (1947-1952), Keene State College (1956-1966), and New England College (1966-1967), where he lectured in world and American history, anthropology, ec...
Neisser, Charlotte 1897-
Cooper, John M. (John Montgomery), 1881-1949
Born in Rockville, Maryland in 1881, the son of James Joseph and Emma Lillie Tolou Cooper, John Montgomery Cooper distinguished himself as a professor, administrator, theologian, and anthropologist. He was ordained in 1905, named domestic prelate in 1940, and died in 1949. Cooper published extensively. His publications included a four volume series designed for religious education entitled "Religion", several articles in "Primitive man", and other articles on sociology, apologetics, religious st...
Judge and U.S. representative from 6th District, Oklahoma, 1947-1953, 1957-1961; b. 1899; d. 1973. From the description of Toby Morris collection, 1937-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973469 From the description of Toby Morris photograph collection, 1947-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 221334243 Morris, a lawyer and district judge, served in the U. S. House from 1947-1952 and 1957-1960. A Democrat, he served Oklahoma's Sixth District. From th...
Coon, Carleton S. (Carleton Stevens), 1904-1981
Street, Jessie M. G., Lady, 1889-1970
Feminist and social activist. Founder, NSW Social Hygiene Association (1915), concerned with informing women about birth control and sex education. Co-founder (1928) and President of the United Associations of Women which lobbied governments on equal pay and other women's issues. Accompanied H.V. Evatt to the United Nations founding conference in San Franscisco (1945) where she successfully lobbied for a charter of women's rights. Unsuccessful candidate for the House of Representatives seat of W...
United States. Economic Cooperation Administration
The National Maritime Union of America (NMU), which represented merchant marine workers, was formed in 1937, as a split from the International Seafarer's Union, which was affiliated with the American Federation of Labor (AFL). At its first convention in 1937, the NMU joined the Committee for Industrial Organizations (CIO). A crucial role in its formation was played by former members of the Communist-led Marine Workers Industrial Union. Among the notable reforms achieved by the union...
Warbasse, James Peter, 1866-1957
James Warbasse was a Brooklyn physician and socialist who, with his wife, Agnes Dyer Warbasse, was interested in labor, social conditions, and cooperative movements. His writings reflect his protests of war and its evils. Agnes Warbasse was a board member of the Woman's Peace Party of New York City. Both were active in The American Union Against Militarism. From the description of Collection, 1914-1917. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 29489007 ...
McCormick, Charles Perry, 1896-1970
Platt Cline, b. Feb. 7, 1911; journalist, local historian; co-founder of the Arizona Daily Sun (Flagstaff, Ariz.). From the description of Papers, 1884-1983. (Nogales-Santa Cruz County Public Library). WorldCat record id: 33201954 Platt Cline was born on February 7, 1911 in Mancos, Colorado. He spent most of his youth in Mancos with the exception of attending the New Mexico Military Institute and the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dr. Cline 's in...
Van de Mark, Dorothy.
Hochschild, Moritz, 1881-1965
Moritz Hochschild was born 1881 in Biblis (Hessen), a small town in Germany near Frankfurt. Members of his family were already in the mining and metal business. Eventually, he studied mining and engineering at the Bergakadamie Freiberg . He began his career working for the Metallgesellschaft, a metal trading company, in 1905 in Germany. He then went to Spain and later Australia before moving to South America to start his own business. After several years in Chile, he went back to Ge...
Scott, Michael, 1907-1983
Author. From the description of Papers, 1906-1962. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155441212 ...
Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986
United States ambassador to India, 1951-1953 and 1963-1969. From the description of The Indo-American development program : the problems and opportunities : mimeograph, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867525 Chester Bowles was born on April 5, 1901, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale University in 1924 (B.S.) and established the advertising firm of Benton and Bowles, with William Benton, in 1929. Bowles served in the Office of Price Administration ...
Tuiasosopo, M. T.
Arthur Lazarus is an attorney who specializes in American Indian Law. After graduating from Yale Law School in 1949, he worked with Felix Cohen in Washington D.C. until Cohen's death in 1953. Lazarus represented American Indian tribes in their claims against State and Federal governments, including several claims before the federal Indian Claims Commission. His clients included the Blackfeet Tribe, the Menominee Tribe, the Papago Tribe, the Seneca Nation, the Sioux Nation, and the Tuscarora Nati...
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971
Ralph Bunche was Secretary of United Nations. From the description of Letter (typewritten) to Abraham Stavsky, 1967, February 28. (Regent University). WorldCat record id: 49291995 Ralph Johnson Bunche b 1904; educated at University of California, Los Angeles (AB), Harvard University (AM, PhD); Chairman, Dept of Political Science, Howard University, Washington DC, 1928-1950; Director, Trusteeship Department, Unted Nations, 1946-1954; acting UN Mediator on Palestine, 1948-1949...
Sanchez, Simon A.
Haskell, Edward Froelich
Wald, George, 1906-1997
George David Wald, 1906-1997, was a Nobel Prize-winning biologist, Higgins Professor of Biology at Harvard University, and a promoter ofprogressive political and social causes. From the description of Papers of George Wald, 1927-1996. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77065767 Educator, biochemist. From the description of Reminiscences of George Wald : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309741205 ...
Redfield, Robert, 1897-1958
Anthropologist. J.D., University of Chicago, 1924; Ph. D., University of Chicago, 1928. Assistant professor of anthropology, University of Chicago, 1928-1934; professor, 1934-1958; dean, Division of the Social Sciences, 1934-1946; chairman, Department of Anthropology, 1947-1949. Died 1958. From the description of Papers, 1925-1958 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52250075 The association of Robert M. Hutchins and Robert Redfield ...
Krug, Julius A. (Julius Albert), 1907-1970
Julius A. Krug (b. Nov. 23, 1907-d. Mar. 26, 1970), U.S. Navy veteran, served as Secretary of the Interior from 1946 to 1949. From the description of Krug, Julius A. (Julius Albert), 1907-1970 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10573193 Director, Office of War Utilities, 1943; acting chairman, War Production Board, 1944-45; Secretary of the Interior, 1946-49; also, United States coal mines administrator, 1946-47. Died in Knoxville, Tenn., March 26, 19...
Lee, Alfred McClung, 1906-....
Isaacs, Harold R. (Harold Robert), 1910-1986
Educator, writer. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold Robert Isaacs : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419690 ...
Chapman, Oscar L. (Oscar Littleton), 1896-1978
Oscar L. Chapman (b. 1896) was the Secretary of the Interior from 1949 to 1953. Chapman died in 1978. From the description of Chapman, Oscar L. (Oscar Littleton), 1896-1978 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10571795 Lawyer and secretary of the Dept. of the Interior. From the description of Papers, 1931-1952. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70943865 ...
Stern, Bernhard Joseph, 1894-1956
Columbia University Ph.D., 1927. From the description of Papers, 1859-1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122571492 Dr. Bernhard Stern was a lecturer in anthropology at Columbia University in the 1930s and 1940s with a particular interest in race relations. Dr. Alain Locke was Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University and the principal spokesman of the "New Negro Movement," the black arts movement of the 1920s. From the de...
Hanks, Jane Richardson, 1908-
Anthropologist; student of the Kiowa and Blackfoot Indians, and later of the people of Thailand. From the description of Jane Richardson Hanks Kiowa papers, 1935-1968 bulk 1935-1940. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 42451308 The Jane R. Hanks collection consists of Jane and Lucien Hanks' original notes, transcripts, manuscript drafts and audiovisual materials from their field research, primarily focusing on work in Thailand spanning the 1950s-1970s. Some field notes, ...
Hanks, Lucien M., 1868-1950.
McGusty, Victor W. T.
Dexter, Lewis, 1910-
American filmmaker. From the description of Oral history interview with Howard Koch, 1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 365020499 Howard Koch (1916-2001) was an American motion picture producer. From the description of Oral history interview with Howard Koch, 1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 364655804 ...
D'Harnoncourt, René, 1901-1968
Director of the Museum of Modern Art, 1949-1968. From the description of Rene d'Harnoncourt papers, 1924-1983, 1940-1968 (bulk). (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 122530614 Museum director and authority on American Indian and Mexican arts and crafts. Born 1901 in Vienna, Austria; died 1968 in Long Island, New York. D'Harnoncourt lived in Mexico from 1925 to 1933 and worked as an artist before joining a Mexico City antiques firm in 1927. He compiled and lectu...
Beston, Henry, 1888-1968
Henry Beston was an American writer best known for his book of reflections on man and nature, The Outermost house. From the description of Henry Beston's fairy tales : manuscripts, 1922-1952. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79715861 Henry Beston was an American writer best known for his book of reflections on man and nature, The outermost house. From the guide to the Henry Beston's fairy tales, 1922-1952., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Har...
Warner, W. Lloyd (William Lloyd), 1898-1970
W. Lloyd Warner was born on October 26, 1898 in Redlands, California. He attended the University of Southern California and the University of California at Berkley, where he received his B.A. in anthropology in 1926. Warner also attended graduate school at Berkeley and spent three years researching in northeastern Australia. Warner became assistant professor of Anthropology at Harvard University in 1929. In 1935, he joined the faculty of the University of Chicago where h...
Padover, Saul Kussiel, 1905-1981
Saul Kussiel Padover (1905-1981), political scientist, war-time intelligence officer, was Assistant to the Secretary of Interior from 1938 to 1943. From the description of Padover, Saul K. (Saul Kussiel), 1905-1981 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581859 Saul Kussiel Padover (1905-1981), historian and teacher, was born in Austria but came to the U.S. in 1920. He was a prolific author including among his subjects Thomas Jefferson and Karl Marx. Fro...
De Lima, Agnes
Agnes de Lima, educator and author, served as public relations director for the New School for Social Research, 1940-1960. She began a close friendship with Alyse Gregory in 1915, which continued until Gregory's death in 1967. Gregory was godmother to de Lima's daughter, author Sigrid de Lima (1921-1999). Agnes de Lima assisted in collecting letters of Gregory's husband Llewelyn Powys for publication by John Lane in 1943, and she acted as a literary agent in the United States for Powys's later w...
Flores, José María.
Wilson, Gilbert B.
Wilson was a close friend of Sherwood Anderson. From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1948-1952. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191062224 ...
Gamio, Manuel, 1883-1960
Materials gathered for Gamio's study of Mexican immigration conducted under the auspices of the Social Science Research Council and published in 1930 by the University of Chicago as "Mexican immigration to the United States." A companion volume consisting of several of the autobiograhical accounts collected by Gamio for the earlier study was also published by Chicago, in 1931, as "The Mexican immigrant, his life story." From the description of Notes gathered for his book, Mexican imm...
Evans, John Ganson.
National Research Council (U.S.)
The National Research Council was organized by the National Academy of Sciences in 1916 to associate the broad community of science and technology with the Academy's purposes of further knowledge and advising the federal government. The Council has become the principal operating agency of both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering in providing services to the government, the public, and the scientific and engineering communities. From the descriptio...
Long, Oren E. (Oren Ethelbirt), 1889-1965
Flores, Alexis C.
Magnuson, Warren G. (Warren Grant), 1905-1989
Warren Grant Magnuson (b. April 12, 1905, Moorhead, Minn.-d. May 20, 1989, Seattle, Wash.), a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from the State of Washington, graduated from the University of Washington law school in 1929 and served in several local and state-wide political posts until 1936 when he was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Congress. During the Second World War he served in the U.S. Navy attaining the rank of lieutenant commander. He was a member of the Senate from 1944 to 1981, se...
James, Roy Elias, 1909-
Price, A. Grenfell (Archibald Grenfell), 1892-1977
Rorty, James, 1890-1973
Provinse, Helen M.
Institute of Ethnic Affairs (Washington, D.C.)
Pijoan, Jane Woodhouse.
Rahul, R. N.
Senior, Clarence Ollson, 1903-1974
Mason, Leonard, 1913-2005
Johnson, Alvin Saunders, 1874-1971
Writer, educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Alvin Saunders Johnson : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309739664 Chairman of the New School's University of Exile, and associate editor of the Encyclopaedia of the social sciences. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1933-1936. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 238235085 Head of the New...
Peterson, James Hardin, 1894-1978
Lawyer and U.S. Representative from Florida (1933-1951). Born in Batesburg, South Carolina. Moved to Lakeland, Florida, in 1903. From the description of James Hardin Peterson Papers, 1929-1951. (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 30602297 James Hardin Peterson was born in Batesburg, South Carolina in 1894. His family moved to Florida when he was six months old and moved again to Lakeland in 1903. He graduated from Lakeland High ...
Cranston, Alan MacGregor.
Cranston was a Democratic U.S. Senator from Calif., 1969-1993. From the description of Alan Cranston letters : TLS, 1969 and 1972. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122539548 ...
Lesser, Alexander, 1902-1982
Kessing, Felix Maxwell, 1902-1961.
Stassen, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1907-2001
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...
Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Fifth Librarian of the Newberry Library, 1942-1962, and historian. Born in 1898 in Toledo, Ohio, and educated at the University of Nevada, Oxford (Rhodes Scholar), and Yale, Pargellis taught history at Cal Tech, Yale, and Scripps before becoming Librarian of the Newberry in Chicago. Under Pargellis, the Library assumed the outlines of its modern shape. The collection grew markedly through gifts (Graff, Greenlee) and enlarged acquisitions - rarities in the humanities, Mid...
Maller, Julius Bernard, 1901-1959
Leighton, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1908-2007
Alexander Leighton graduated from Princeton University in 1932, a Master's degree from Cambridge University, and an M.D. from Johns Hopkins Medical School. During his psychiatric training he was granted a Social Science Research Fellowship, which allowed him to carry out field work among the Navajo under the sponsorship of Columbia University in collaboration with his wife and fellow resident Dorothea Cross Leighton. From the description of Alexander H. and Dorothea Cross Leighton Na...
Murdock, George Peter, 1897-1985
Coleman, Peter Tali.
Black, Algernon D. (Algernon David), 1900-1993
Leader of New York Society for Ethical Culture; social reformer. From the description of Papers, 1934-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155488687 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Writer, lecturer, and leader of the New York Society for Ethical Culture. A.D. Black died in 1993. From the guide to the Algernon David Black Papers, [ca. 1932]-1979., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Ethical culture leader, teacher, writer. A.B. Harvard 1923. Relig...
Sergeant, Elizabeth Shepley, 1881-1965
American writer who graduated from Bryn Mawr College (class of 1903). Among her published writings are Willa Cather: A Memoir and Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence. From the description of Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant papers, 1949-1964. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 44712504 Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant (1881-1965), author and journalist,wrote for The New Republic and other magazines and published six books,including Fire Under the Andes (1927), Willa Cather: A Mem...
Kimball, Solon Toothaker.
Educator, anthropologist. Kimball was a professor of anthropology and education at Teachers College, 1954-1967. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1924-1980]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 252029401 Anthropologist, educator and author who studied the socio-economic situations of various communities including rural County Clare, Ireland, and the Navajo Indians in Arizona and New Mexico. Kimball's Irish research, conducted w...
Alger Hiss (1904-1996) was born in Baltimore, Maryland and educated at Baltimore City College, Johns Hopkins University and Harvard Law School. During the new Deal period he worked as an attorney at the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, in the Solicitor General's Office at the Justice Department, as Assistant Secretary of State and in other positions in the State Department, and as a member of the U.S. delegation to the Yalta conference in 1945. He served as Secretary General of the United...
Philanthropic organization established in 1936 by Henry and Edsel Ford from profits of the Ford Motor Company. From the description of Grant files, [ca. 1936-1986]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155532303 ...
Professor of psychology and sociology at the University of Michigan. From the description of Ronald Lippitt photographs. 1932-1980s (scattered dates) (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 44566792 Born and raised in Minnesota, Ronald Lippitt began what was to become a long and prolific career in social psychology at Springfield College in Massachusetts, where he received undergraduate and professional training in group work and received his B.S. Lippitt ...
McNickle, D'Arcy, 1904-1977
North American Indian author, government employee, and professor. Born in 1904 to a French Cree mother and an Irish father, and adopted into the Flathead Tribe, McNickle was educated at Montana and Oregon government and mission schools, and attended several universities including Montana, Yale, and Grenoble. After working at the BIA under John Collier (1936-1952), McNickle directed AID from from the Univ. of Colo., Boulder (1952-1966), eventually focusing on the Navajo a...
McConnell, Raymond Arnott, 1915-
Deutsch, Albert, 1905-1961
Macgregor, Gordon, 1902-1984
Woehlke, Walter Victor, 1881-1954