William Adams Delano papers, 1902-1960 (inclusive), 1939-1960 (bulk).

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William Adams Delano papers, 1902-1960 (inclusive), 1939-1960 (bulk).

The papers consist almost entirely of social and professional correspondence. They also include an unpublished autobiography, The Reminiscences of William Adams Delano; printed matter; and a drawing made for the 46th anniversary of The Record.

6.5 linear ft. (16 boxes, 1 folio)

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SNAC Resource ID: 8019942

Yale University Library

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Norman, Priscilla

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Atterbury, Grosvenor

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Grosvenor Atterbury (1869-1956) was an architect who developed a prefabrication system to provide adequate housing for the poor. From the description of Grosvenor Atterbury papers, 1925-1951. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 74897746 Grosvenor Atterbury (1869-1956) was a New York City architect, urban planner and writer. A graduate of Columbia University's School of Architecture, he worked in the office of McKim, Mead & White before opening his own pract...

Tvedo, Mogens.

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Manship, Paul, 1885-1966

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Sculptor. From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Manship : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309733743 From the description of Paul Manship interview, 1959 Feb. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80437629 Sculptor; New York, N.Y. From the description of Paul Manship papers, 1863-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502772 From the description of Paul Manship interview, 1956 Oct. 9-31...

Sheply, Henry Richardson, 1887-1962.

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Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954

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Editor and author. From the description of Frederick Lewis Allen papers, 1890-1954 (bulk 1933-1954). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979963 Frederick Lewis Allen was vice-president of Harper & Bros., publishers, and editor of Harper's magazine. From the description of Letters, 1926-1953, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155877934 Biographical Note ...

Kieffer, Paul, 1881-1969.

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Leffingwell, R. C. (Russell Cornell), 1878-1960

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U.S. assistant secretary of the treasury. From the description of R.C. Leffingwell letterbooks, 1917-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 707025202 Biographical Note 1878, Sept. 10 Born, New York, N.Y. 1899 Graduated, Yale University, New Haven, Conn. 19...

Meeks, Everett V. (Everett Victor), 1879-1954

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Morris, Newbold, 1902-1966

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Newbold Morris (1902-1966) succeeded Robert Moses as Parks Commissioner of the City of New York in 1960. During his career Morris also served as President of the New York City Council and ran unsuccessfully for mayor of New York City twice. From the guide to the Newbold Morris papers, 1962, (Brooklyn Historical Society) ...

Wardwell, Allen, 1873-1953

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Lawyer and a founder of the New York law firm Davis, Polk, and Wardwell. From the description of Allen Wardwell Papers, 1917-1941. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 320410711 Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Allen Wardwell : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309728169 ...

Arnaud, Leopold, 1895-1984

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Everitt, Samuel Alexander, 1871-1953.

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Boutet de Monvel, Bernard, 1881-1949

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Colefax, Sibyl Halsey, 1924-1940.

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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...

Bromfield, Louis, 1896-1956

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Louis Bromfield was an American author and conservationist from central Ohio who gained international recognition winning the Pulitzer Prize and pioneering innovative scientific farming concepts. From the guide to the Louis Bromfield correspondence to Edna Wolfe, 1942-1949, (Ohio University) American author and conservationist. From 1939-1969 he lived and did sustainable farming at Malabar Farm, Lucas, Ohio. From the description of [Signature, 19--] / Louis Bromf...

Brown, Moreau Delano, 1905-

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Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879-1979

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Lowell was an American poet. From the description of Letters concerning Amy Lowell, 1925-1935 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83898015 Eleanor Robson Belmont was born in Lancashire, England in 1879. In 1897, she graduated from St. Peter's Academy, in Staten Island, New York. Upon graduation, Belmont became an actress in California and New York. After her marriage to August Belmont on February 26, 1910, she quit the acting business and focused her atten...

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...

Coward, Thomas Ridgway, 1896-1957.

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Stanton, A. Glenn, 1895-1969.

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Bʹedard, Pierre, 1895-1970.

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Pierre Bʹedard received his B.A. from Harvard College in 1917; became assistant secretary to the American Delegation at the Versailles Peace Conference in 1919; was analyst to France for Columbia Broadcasting System, 1937-1940; counselor to the French Military Mission to the U.S., 1943-44; Director of the French Institute, 1929-1952; and President of Parsons School of Design, 1952-1958. From the description of Pierre Bʹedard papers, 1919-1970. (Columbia University In the City of New ...

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

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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 ...

Gugler, Eric, 1889-1974

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Architect, sculptor, painter; New York. From the description of Eric Gugler papers, 1889-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122333485 ...

Moses, Robert, 1888-1981

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Robert Moses (1888-1981) was a public official in New York from 1919 to the mid-1970s. He held many offices, of which the most notable among them were: President, Long Island State Park Commission; Chairman, New York State Council of Parks; Commissioner, New York City Department of Parks; New York City Planning Commissioner and Construction Coordinator; and Chairman, New York State Power and Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authorities. He was responsible for the construction of many major public pr...

Roberts, George, 1884-1968.

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Strong, Benjamin, 1872-1928

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Banker. Strong was the first Governor of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 1914-1928. From the description of Papers, 1911-1929, 1914-1928 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155475665 ...

Nichols, Jesse Clyde

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Seymour, Charles, 1885-1963

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Charles Seymour was an author and educator. He served as a delegate to the Paris Peace Conference in 1919. Seymour was president of Yale University from 1937-1950. He was the author of Intimate Papers of Colonel House, 1926-1928. From the description of Charles Seymour papers, 1912-1963 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702206354 Charles Seymour was an author and educator. He served as a delegate to the Paris Peace Conference in 1919. Seymour was presi...

Sunderland, Edwin Sherwood Stowell, 1887-

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Clay, Henry, 1883-1954

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Parsons, Geoffrey, 1879-1956

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Geoffrey Parsons, American newspaperman and author, chief editorial writer of the New York Herald Tribune from 1924 to 1952. In 1929, with the encouragement of Allan Nevins and the publishing firm of Dodd, Mead & Co., he began research for a biography of President William McKinley, never completed. From the description of Papers of Geoffrey Parsons, 1876-1937 (bulk 1929-1937). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122540529 Jo...

Cross, John Walter (American architect, 1878-1951)

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Cross was a member of the competition jury for the Federal Reserve Board Building. From the description of Correspondence to Paul Philippe Cret, 1935. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63645342 ...

Bruère, Henry Jaromir, 1882-

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Rollins, Carl Purington, 1880-1960

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Rollins was a book designer long associated with the Yale University Press (1918-1948). From the description of [Letters] 1935 / Carl P. Rollins. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 352927040 Carl Purington Rollins was born in 1880 in West Newbury, Massachussets. He attended Harvard University from 1897-1900, and worked at Heintzemann Press in Boston before joining New Clairvaux, a rural Utopian community, in Montague, Massachusetts,in 1903. Rollins taught prin...

Crisp, Arthur, 1881-1974

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Arthur Crisp (1881-1974) was an Canadian-born American painter known for his murals, portraits, and decorative and genre paintings. From the guide to the Arthur Crisp Papers, 1952-1963, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Tuck, William H. (William Hallam), 1890-1966

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American relief worker in World Wars I and II. From the description of William Hallam Tuck papers, 1914-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869093 Biographical Note William Hallam Tuck was born on March 9, 1890, in Baltimore, Maryland, to Judge Somerville Pinkney Tuck and Emily Marshall Tuck. Tuck attended St. Paul School in Concord, New Hampshire, before going on to graduate from Princeton University in 1912. After b...

Bechtel, Edwin DeTurck, 1880-1957

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Edwin De Turck Bechtel (1880-1957) was President and Board Chairman of the New York Botanical Garden. He was an amateur rosarian and art collector. He was winner of the Jane Righter Rose Medal of the Garden Clubs of America in 1953. The Bechtel Rose Garden at the New York Botanical Garden was named in his honor in 1972. A lawyer by profession, he was associated with the firm of Carter, Ledyard and Milburn. He graduated from Harvard University. He was married to Louise Seaman, founder of the chil...

Greenley, Howard, 1874-1963

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Hyde, James H. (James Hazen), 1876-1959

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James Hazen Hyde (1876-1959) was a businessman, francophile, and expatriate. He graduated from Harvard in 1898. In 1899 he was left in charge of his father's (Henry Baldwin Hyde, 1834-1899) life insurance company, the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. In 1905 Hyde lost control of the company in a publicity scandal that resulted in an investigation of the insurance industry by the New York State. In late December 1905 Hyde sailed for Paris, where he lived until the Nazi occup...

Butterworth, Frank Seiler, 1870-1950.

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Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950

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Henry Lewis Stimson, the politician, was one of Eleanor Stimson Brooks's cousins. He took an interest in the family and had given her support throughout Van Wyck's struggles with depression (1926-1930). From the description of Correspondence to Charles Van Wyck Brooks, 1930-1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191821881 Stimson served as U.S. Secretary of war (1911-1913, 1940-1945), was governor general of the Philippine Islands (1927-1929) and U.S...

Delano, William Adams, 1874-1960

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Architect and president of the Art Commission of the City of New York. From the description of William Adams Delano papers, 1947-1954. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476977441 American architect. From the description of Reminiscences : and other papers, 1909-1960. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 14402669 Architect. From the description of Reminiscences of William Adams Delano : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In t...

Farrand, Beatrix, 1872-1959

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Beatrix Jones Farrand opened her landscape design office in New York in 1895. In 1899 she achieved the distinction of being the only female founding member of the American Society of Landscape Architecture. Farrand's career spanned the next five decades and included notable projects such as Dumbarton Oaks in Washington D.C., Dartington Hall in Devonshire, England, and Princeton University. In addition, Farrand wrote numerous articles for publication and gave talks on landscape architecture. Thro...

McKelvey, Susan Delano

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Finley, David E. (David Edward)

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Museum director and lawyer. From the description of Papers of David E. Finley, 1921-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069121 Director of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. From the description of Correspondence to Paul Philippe Cret, 1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63645383 Born 1890, York, South Carolina; 1922-27, Member, War Loan Staff, U.S. Dept. of the Treasury; 1927-32, Special assistant to Secretary o...

Cross, Wilbur L. (Wilbur Lucius), 1862-1948

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Epithet: of the `Yale Review' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000284 Cross was Governor of Connecticut. From the description of Proclamation of Thanksgiving day for the state of Connecticut : DS, 1936. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26525875 Wilbur Lucius Cross was born in Gurleyville, Connecticut, on April 10, 1862. He received his B.A. from Yale in 1885...

Debevoise, Thomas, 1874-1958.

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Yale University.

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Aldrich, Amey

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La Beaume, Louis, 1873-

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Norman, Montagu, 1871-1950

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Cret, Paul Philippe, 1876-1945

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Paul Philippe Cret (1876-1945) was born in Lyon, France. École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1903. Professor, University of Pennsylvania, and architect in Philadelphia, 1903-1937. Major works include Indianapolis Public Library, 1914-1917; Delaware River Bridge, Philadelphia, 1920-1926; Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, 1928-1932; Federal Reserve Board Building, Washington, 1935-1937. From the description of Pan American Union Building, Washington, D.C. : presentation, development an...

Cadogan, Alexander, Sir, 1884-1968

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Swan, Joseph Rockwell, 1878-1965.

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Delano, Preston, 1886-1961.

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Preston Delano (b. Apr. 2, 1886, Phoenix, Mich.-d. Aug. 30, 1961, Washington, D.C.) graduated with his A.B. degree from Stanford University in 1909. He worked as an investment counselor from 1923 to 1933, then as general manager of the Home Owners Loan Corporation in 1934 and 1935. He was governor of the Federal Home Loan Bank System from 1935 to 1938, and from 1938 to 1953, served as the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency. From the description of Delano, Preston, 1886-1961 (U.S. Natio...

Simon, Louis A. (Louis Adolphe), -1958

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Architect. Simon was the supervisory architect for the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library. From the description of Papers, 1939-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155525674 ...

Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965

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Grew was a U.S. diplomat and author. He was attached to embassies in Egypt, Mexico, Russia, Germany, and Austria (1904-1916); secretary-general to the U.S. delegation at the Paris Peace Conference; minister to Denmark (1920) and to Switzerland (1921-1923); negotiator at the Lausanne Conference on Near Eastern Affairs (1922-1923); under secretary of state (1924-1927, 1944-1945); ambassador to Turkey (1927-1932) and to Japan (1932-1941); special assistant to the secretary of state (1942); and dire...

Bruce, David K. E., 1898-1977

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Diplomat, U.S. Army officer. From the description of Papers : of David Kirkpatrick Este Bruce, 1918-1971. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 29489768 David K. E. Bruce was born in Baltimore, Maryland on February 12, 1898. During the Truman Administration, he served as Assistant Secretary of Commerce, 1947 to 1948; Chief of the Economic Cooperation Administration to France, May 1948 to 1949; United States Ambassador to France, 1949 to 1952; and Under S...

Haseltine, Herbert, 1877-1962

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American sculptor; lived mostly in Paris. Primarily sculpted animals, and is well-known for his sculpture of Man o'war. He is the son of painter William Stanely Haseltine (1835-1900). From the description of Herbert Haseltine papers, 1938-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86118462 ...

Burlingham, Charles C. (Charles Culp), 1858-1959

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Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Charles Culp Burlingham : oral history, 1949. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309724026 Attorney, civic leader, reformer. A.B., Harvard, 1879; LL. B., Columbia, 1881; LL. D., Williams, 1931; Columbia, 1933; Harvard, 1934. Attorney and partner, Burlingham, Hupper & Kennedy, N.Y.C., firm specializing in admiralty law. Board member and pres., N.Y. (City) Board of Educ., Welfare Council of N....

Rogers, James Gamble

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James Gamble Rogers was born on March 3, 1867, in Bryants Station, Kentucky. He received a B.A. degree from Yale University in 1889 and Diplôme d'Architecte from the École Nationale et Spéciale des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1899. He began his architectural practice in New York City in 1905 and was responsible for numerous residences and government, church, hospital, and school buildings. Rogers died on October 1, 1947. From the description of James Gamble Rogers papers, ca. 1890s-198...

Adams, Frederick B. (Frederick Baldwin), 1910-2001

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Frederick B. Adams was director of the Pierpont Morgan Library. From the description of Correspondence : with Carl Zigrosser, 1948-1964. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155902633 Noted collector, scholar and friend of Robert Frost. From the description of Introduction of Robert Frost at the Poetry Center, 1962 April 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50420452 ...

United States Military Academy

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West Point, N.Y., was originally utilized as a strategic defense location during the American Revolution. West Point is geographically located on a 100 ft. plateau overlooking the Hudson River. After the American victory Congress created a Corps of Invalids (veterans) that were transferred to West Point for the purpose of instructing candidates for commission. In 1802 Congress legally established the United States Military Academy at West Point. The Academy produced many leaders of American forc...

Sizer, Theodore, 1892-1967

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Society named after Horace Walpole (1717-1797), founded in 1910 to promote the study and appreciation of British art. From the description of Walpole Society papers, 1934-1967. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 550528065 Theodore Sizer was born on March 19, 1892 in New York City. He received a B.S. degree from Harvard in 1915. He worked in the import-export business from 1915 until 1922 and served as a first lieutenant in the Army in World War I. He was curator at the ...

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

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Anson Phelps Stokes was born on April 13, 1874, in New Brighton, Staten Island, New York. He received degrees from Yale University (B.A., 1896) and the Episcopal Theological School (B.D., 1900). He served as Secretary of Yale University (1899-1921) and was active on several University committees and organizations. Phelps also served as Canon of the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, Washington, D.C. (1924-1939) and was active on a variety of educational commissions and as a trustee of the Phel...

Edgerton, Glen E. (Glen Edgar), 1887-1976

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Glen Edgar Edgerton (1887-1976) was born in Parkerville, Kansas. He earned a B.S. from Kansas State Agricultural College in 1904. After graduating from West Point in 1908, he commissioned in the Corps of Engineers. During World War I, he served as a division engineer in the 14th Division. In 1924 he graduated from Command and General Staff School. From 1936 to 1940, he was engineer of maintenance at the Panama Canal. While serving as Governor of the Panama Canal, from July 1940 to May 1944, he r...

Somervell, Brehon Burke, 1892-1955

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Brehon B. Somervell was a U.S. Army officer, who served as director of construction division for the Quartermaster Department from 1940-1941, and G-4 of the War Department General Staff from 1941-1942. He retired from the military in 1946 and died in 1955. From the description of Brehon Burke Somervell photograph collection. 1910-1975. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 48072741 Brehon Burke Somervell (b. May 9, 1892, Little Rock, Ak.-d. Feb. 13, 1955), Gener...

Osborn, Wm. Church (William Church), 1862-1951

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William Church Osborn was a longtime trustee of The Metropolitan Museum of Art who also served as the institution's Vice President, President and Honorary President. From the description of William Church Osborn records, 1904-1953. (Metropolitan Museum of Art). WorldCat record id: 537884005 ...

Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944

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American artist and illustrator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Small, Maynard & Co., [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269577087 Charles Dana Gibson was an American graphic artist, noted for his creation of the "Gibson Girl", an iconic representation of the beautiful and independent American woman at the turn of the 20th century. Gibson owned a 700-acre estate in Islesboro, Me., where he and his wife spent an increasing amount of tim...

Orr, Douglas W. (Douglas William), 1892-1966

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William Douglas Orr (b. Mar. 25, 1892, Meriden, Conn.-d. July 29, 1966, Stony Creek, Conn.), architect, was named vice chairman of the Commission on the Renovation of the Executive Mansion in 1949. From the description of Orr, Douglas W. (Douglas William), 1892-1966 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10596590 Architect, of New Haven, Conn. From the description of Douglas Orr drawings, 1919-1963. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library...

Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1898-

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Author. From the description of Vanderbilt, Cornelius Jr, 1898-1974 papers, 1947-1972. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155571127 Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr., 1898-1974. Born New York. Author, lecturer, cinematographer. Involved with many newspapers and magazines as editor and publisher. In intelligence during World War II, decorated with Croix de la Croix Rouge by the French, Distinguished Service from FBI. Author of "Symposium of Public...

Root, Elihu, 1881-1967

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Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Elihu Root, Jr. : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528134 ...

Warren, Charles, 1868-1954

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Lawyer and historian. From the description of Papers of Charles Warren, 1874-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82466495 Charles Warren graduated from Harvard in 1889. From the description of Forensics, 1887-1888. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77073347 Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Charles Warren : transcript, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735506 Warren gr...

Howe, M.A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960

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American author of numerous biographies and nonfiction accounts, many about the New England area; recipient of 1924 Pulitzer Prize for his biography, BARRETT WENDELL AND HIS LETTERS. From the description of Correspondence, 1921-1960. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122492230 Biographer, editor, historian, and poet. From the description of Papers of M.A. DeWolfe Howe, 1920,1935. (University of Vir...

Woodward, Stanley, 1899-1965

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Diplomat. From the description of Papers, 1950-1964. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70959563 ...