Anson Phelps Stokes family papers, 1761-1960 (inclusive), 1892-1958 (bulk).

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Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958. Anson Phelps Stokes family papers, 1761-1960 (inclusive), 1892-1958 (bulk).

Anson Phelps Stokes family papers, 1761-1960 (inclusive), 1892-1958 (bulk).

The papers consist of correspondence, writings, subject files, memorabilia, photographs, financial records, and other papers detailing the professional career and personal life of Anson Phelps Stokes and family members, including Olivia, Caroline and Helen Stokes. Papers relating to Anson Phelps Stokes document his work with prominent educators, reformers, religious leaders, businessmen, and politicians. Stokes's work on behalf of black education, social issues, and the Phelps-Stokes Fund are detailed. His religious activities, Yale University work, and family interests are also represented, as are Stokes's work on behalf of the Portsmouth Treaty of 1905 and the Yale-China Association. Papers relating to Helen Phelps Stokes include material relating to the Socialist Party and the National Civil Liberties Bureau.

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American historian and editor. From the description of Address books [manuscript] ca. 1925-1934. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647963645 Historian, biographer, University of Virginia professor. From the description of Papers of Dumas Malone [manuscript], 1913-1986. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816236 Professor of History at the University of Virginia; Editor of the "Dictionary of American biography," and biographer of ...

Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916

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American Poet. From the description of Little Orphant Annie. Last stanza : AMsS, [s.d.]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540708 James Whitcomb Riley was an American poet, journalist, and lecturer. From the description of James Whitcomb Riley collection of papers, 1878-[1964] bulk (1878-1915). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122363959 From the guide to the James Whitcomb Riley collection of papers, 1878-[1964, 1878-...

Yale University.

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Allen, George E. (George Edward), 1896-1973

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George Edward Allen (1896-1973, businessman and lawyer) was the Commissioner of the District of Columbia from 1933 to 1939. He served as the Secretary of the Democratic National Committee in 1943, then as the Director of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation form 1946 to 1947. From 1947 until his death in 1973, Allen served as a business executive with several corporations including AVCO (Aviation Corporation), and was an associate of the Washington, D.C. law firm Alvord and Alvord. ...

Nettleton, George Henry, 1874-1959

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George Henry Nettleton was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1874, and graduated from Andover Academy and Yale University (B.A. 1896, Ph.D. 1900). He was instructor (1898), assistant professor (1906-1916), and professor (1916-1943) of English, and chairman of the English Department (1921-1931) at Yale. From 1937-1939 he was dean of Yale College. Nettleton served as the director of the Yale Bureau in Paris in 1917, and from 1917-1919 was the director of the American University Union in Europe. In...

Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948

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Career Army officer who served in the Philippines as an adjutant general and engineer officer, collector of customs, and cavalry squadron commander, participating in actions against the Tausug (Moros), 1899-1903; later apppointed governor of Moro Province and commander, Department of Mindanao, 1909-1913. Well-known for his command of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I, 1917-1919. From the description of General John J. Pershing photograph collection [pictu...

Treadway, Allen Towner, 1867-1947

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U.S. representative from Massachusetts, insurance executive, and collector of manuscripts. From the description of Allen Towner Treadway collection, 1796-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981072 ...

Loram, C. T. (Charles Templeman), 1879-1940

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Charles Templeman Loram was a teacher in South Africa and held various positions in education in the South African government from 1906 to 1931. He was a professor of education at Yale from 1931 to 1940. From the description of Charles Templeman Loram papers, 1779-1975 (inclusive), 1884-1940 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165616 Charles Templeman Loram was a teacher in South Africa and held various positions in education in the South African governmen...

DeVries, William Levering, 1865-1937.

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Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1839-1937

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John D. Rockefeller, Sr., was an industrialist, philanthropist, founder of The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (Rockefeller University), The Rockefeller Foundation, and the University of Chicago. Under his leadership, the Standard Oil Company established itself as the most important factor in the petroleum industry in America. As early as 1890 Rockefeller began to organize a system of philanthropic giving as a means of achieving the most efficient disposition ...

Latourette, Kenneth Scott, 1884-1968

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Kenneth Scott Latourette was born in Oregon City, Oregon on August 6, 1884. He was educated at Linfield College in Oregon and Yale University. Latourette was a professor of history at Reed College and Denison University and a professor of missions at Yale University. He held leadership positions in the following organizations: American Baptist Convention and Foreign Mission Society, American Historical Association, Far Eastern Association, International Committee of Y.M.C.A.'s, Japan Internation...

Angell, James Rowland, 1869-1949

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Professor at the University of Chicago, later President of Yale University. From the description of James Rowland Angell letters, 1880-1945. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418550 Born May 8, 1869, Burlington, Vermont; psychologist, educator; B.A., University of Michigan, 1890, M.A. 1891; M.A., Harvard, 1892; taught at the University of Chicago and was acting president, 1918-1919; president of the Carnegie Corporation, 1920-1921; president of Yale University,...

Stokes, Rose Pastor, 1879-1933

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Rose Pastor Stokes was a Communist and an editor, lecturer, and author. From the description of Letter, 1914. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007901 Social worker, reformer, and author. From the description of Playscripts of Rose Pastor Stokes, 1913-1915. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068623 Rose Pastor Stokes was a factory worker from 1890-1902, and a journalist from 1903-1905. In 1917-1918, she opposed the entry of the United States int...

Tolstoy, Alexandra, 1884-1979

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Countess Alexandra Lvovna Tolstaya, also Alexandra Tolstoy, also Sasha Tolstaya (b. June 18, 1884, Yasnaya Polyana, Russia-d. September 26, 1979, Valley Cottage, New York), youngest daughter and secretary of Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy....

Sumner, William Graham, 1840-1910

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William Graham Sumner was born in Paterson, New Jersey on October 30, 1840. He graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1863) and studied in Europe (1863-1866). He served as a tutor at Yale (1866-1869) and was ordained as a priest of the Calvary Church in New York City in 1869. In 1872 Sumner was appointed to the newly created chair of political and social science at Yale. He retired as professor emeritus in 1909. Sumner was an educational and administrative leader at Yale, and had a substantive im...

Lowell, A. Lawrence (Abbott Lawrence), 1856-1943

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Nicola Sacco (1891-1927) and Bartolomeo Vanzetti (1888-1927) were Italian immigrants who were tried and executed for robbery and murder of payroll guards Frederick Albert Parmenter and Alessandro Berardelli. The case of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Sacco and Vanzetti quickly became one of America's most complicated and notorious political trials. They were found guilty on July 14, 1921, but the legal struggle to save them extended until 1927. By April 9, 1927, all appeals in the Massachu...

Dwight, Timothy, 1828-1916

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Congregational minister, president of Yale. From the description of Letters of Timothy Dwight [manuscript], 1894-1897. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812954 ...

Adams, James Luther, 1901-1994

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James Luther Adams (1901-1994) is considered to be the most influential theologian among Unitarian Universalists in the twentieth century. He was born in Washington and graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1924, and from Harvard Divinity School in 1927. He was ordained as a Unitarian minister in 1927 in Salem, Massachusetts and he served the congregation there until 1934. He was also a minister in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts from 1934 to 1935. He taught at the Meadville Lombard Theol...

Eastman, Max, 1883-1969

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Roving editor of Reader's Digest. From the description of Letters, 1945-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145430278 Eastman, the brother of Crystal Eastman, translated Russian writings into English. From the description of Letter, 1968. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007545 Author. From the description of Papers, 1892-1968. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 40833141 From the description of Letters, 1943-1960....

Keller, Albert Galloway, 1874-1956

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Albert Galloway Keller was born on April 10, 1874 in Springfield, Ohio. He graduated from Yale (B.A., 1896; Ph.D., 1899), where he studied with William Graham Sumner. Keller joined the Yale faculty and taught from 1899-1942. He published many sociological works, edited much of Sumner's work (after Sumner's death in 1910), and struggled to keep Sumner's place in Yale history secure. Keller wrote various anti-New Deal works in the 1930s and 1940s. He died on October 31, 1956. From the ...

Lohman, Joseph D. (Joseph Dean), 1910-1968

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Joseph Lohman was born in New York City on January 31, 1910 and served as Professor of Criminology and Dean of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Criminology from 1961 until his death in 1968. A graduate of the University of Denver (B.A. 1931) and University of Wisconsin (M.A. 1932), he served on the faculty of the University of Chicago, worked for the Illinois Institute of Juvenile Research, and was elected Sheriff for Cook County, Illinois, among other positions, before joining ...

McCormick, Robert Rutherford, 1880-1955

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Perkins, George C. (George Clement), 1839-1923

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Perkins was a politician and a businessman, of Calif. He served as governor (1880-1883) and U.S. Senator (1893-1915). From the description of George C. Perkins family papers, 1873-1931 (bulk 1873-1920). (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122441455 ...

Day, Clarence, 1874-1935

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Author and illustrator Clarence Day, best known for his book Life With Father, was born in New York City on November 18, 1874. He graduated from Yale College in 1896, then worked in his father's brokerage house and served briefly in the U. S. Navy. In 1898 he was stricken with rheumatoid arthritis. He traveled for some years in search of a cure, then settled in New York, where he became active in the alumni affairs of Yale College and launched his writing career. Day's essays, book reviews, shor...

Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930

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William Howard Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician who served as U.S. President (1908-1912) and Chief Justitce of the Supreme Court (1921-1930). 1857 Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 15th 1878 Graduated from Yale University 1880 Graduated from Cincinnati Law School ...

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...

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

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

Reilly, Thomas L. (Thomas Lawrence), 1858-1924

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Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955

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Cordell Hull was a Tennessee state representative (1893-1897), a judge of the fifth judicial circuit of Tennessee (1903-1906), U.S. Representative for Tennessee (1907-1921, 1923-1931), chairman of the Democratic National Executive Committee (1921-1924), U.S. Senator for Tennessee (1931-1933), Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1944), and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945. From the description of Cordell Hull letter, 1941 Dec. 12. (Loui...

Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946

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Four page letter written by Harlan Fiske Stone to Judge Groner. Stone describes his vacation in Franconia, NH and compares it with an earlier vacation spent in Colorado Springs, CO. From the description of Letter : Peckett's On-Sugar-Hill, Franconia, NH to Judge Groner, 1943 August 16. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 31855921 U.S. attorney general, associate and chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and educator. From the description of Harlan F...

Brown, Elmer Ellsworth, 1861-1934

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Elmer Ellsworth Brown, developed and headed the Department of Pedagogy (School of Education) at the University of California, Berkeley from 1892 to 1906. From the description of Elmer Ellsworth Brown papers, 1894-1898. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 80856902 Elmer Brown, an educator and university administrator, was born August 26, 1861 at Kiantone, New York. He grew up on a farm near Sublette, Illinois and began his college education at Illinois S...

MacCracken, H. N. (Henry Noble), 1880-

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MacCracken (1880-1970) was President of Vassar College, 1915-1946. From the description of Papers, 1914-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519414 From the description of Henry Noble MacCracken papers, 1914-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51618656 ...

Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959

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John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), the fifty-third Secretary of State of the United States for President Dwight D. Eisenhower, had a long and distinguished public career with significant impact upon the formulation of United States foreign policies. He was especially involved with efforts to establish world peace after World War I, the role of the United States in world governance, and Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. Dulles was born on February 25, 18...

Berle, Adolf A., Jr., 1895-1971

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George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) Adolf Augustus Berle (1895-1971) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the second of four children of Dr. Adolf Augustus and Mary Augusta (Wright) Berle. He graduated from Harvard College in 1913, after majoring in history, and received his M.A, degree the following year. In 1916 at...

Phelps-Stokes Fund

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The Phelps and Stokes families had long been associated with a variety of philanthropic enterprises in the 19th and 20th centuries. The Phelps-Stokes Fund was created in 1911 as a non-profit foundation under the will of Caroline Phelps Stokes. Its original objectives were to improve housing for the poor in New York City, and the "education of Negroes, both in Africa and the United States, North American Indians, and needy and deserving white students." The contacts maintained by the staff and tr...

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...

Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950

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Bowman became President of the Johns Hopkins University in 1935 and retired in 1948. During World War II Bowman served on the Policy Committee of the State Department and as Special Advisor to the Secretary of State. After retirement from JHU, he served as Chairman of the Economic Cooperation Administration's Committee on Overseas Territories. Isaiah Bowman (1878-1950) was a political geographer, advisor to the U.S. State Dept. and president of the Johns Hopkins Universi...

Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

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Eliot served as president of Harvard University (1869-1909). From the description of Correspondence of Charles W. Eliot, 1870-1920. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339031 Charles William Eliot (1834-1926) was President of Harvard University from March 12, 1869 to May 19, 1909. He also taught mathematics and chemistry at Harvard University (1858-1863) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1865-1869). Eliot was one of the most influential educa...

Taft, Charles Phelps, 1843-1929

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Sherrill, Charles Hitchcock, 1867-1936

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Buckley, William F., Jr., 1925-2008

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Epithet: jr of the National Review British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x000169 William F. Buckley, Jr. was born in 1925 and graduated from Yale University in 1950. In 1955 he founded the magazine The National Review. He also wrote a nationally syndicated column and hosted the weekly television show Firing Line from 1966 through 1999. In 1965 Buckley ran unsuccessfully as the Conservative Party candidate for...

Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938

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George Foster Peabody, banker and philanthropist, was born in Columbus, Ga. in 1852 and died in Warm Springs, Ga. in 1938. He was the son of George Henry and Elvira Canfield Peabody and husband of Katrina N. Trask. From the description of Cherokee Indian language letters, 1907. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 259719021 Banker and philanthropist. From the description of Papers of George Foster Peabody, 1894-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 8410865...

Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1843-1899

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Seymour, George Dudley, 1859-1945

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George Dudley Seymour was born on October 6, 1859 in Bristol, Connecticut. He died on June 21, 1945 in New Haven, Connecticut. Seymour was a practicing patent attorney, antiquarian, historian, author, and city planner. Seymour wrote and published several articles and books. His primary areas of focus were the history of the Seymour family, the life of the patriot Nathan Hale, New Haven city planning, and many individuals and topics of interest in Connecticut history. His major works include: The...

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...

Putman, Herbert

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Flint, Joseph Marshall, 1872-1944.

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In 1872, Joseph Marshall Flint was born in Chicago. Receiving his B.S. from the University of Chicago in 1895, Flint went on to Johns Hopkins University, where he received an M.D. in 1900. Between 1901 and 1907, he was professor of anatomy at the University of California. In 1903, while in California, Flint married Anne Apperson. In 1907, he became the first full-time professor of surgery at Yale Medical School. While in New Haven, he served as chief surgeon at the New Haven Hospital and New Hav...

Firestone, Harvey Samuel, 1868-1938

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Grenfell, Sir Wilfred Thomason, n. 1865

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Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison), 1874-1960

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Epithet: philanthropist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x000032 Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system,...

Goodrich, Chauncey William, 1864-1956.

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Vincent, George E. (George Edgar), 1864-1941

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George E. Vincent was born in Rockford, Illinois. He was associated with the Chautauqua system from 1886 to 1915, and became honorary president of Chautauqua from 1915 to 1937. In addition, he taught at the University of Chicago from 1892 to 1911, and served as Dean of the University of Chicago Faculties of Art, Literature and Science from 1907 to 1911. He was president of the University of Minnesota from 1911 to 1917, leaving to become president of the Rockefeller Foundation from 1917 until 192...

Johnson, Alvin Saunders, 1874-1971

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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...

Yale-China Association

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Plans for a Yale mission in China were first formulated in 1901. In 1902, the Yale Foreign Missionary Society was organized, and Lawrence Thurston travelled to China in order to contact missionary groups and investigate locations for a mission. In 1903, the First Conference of Protestant Missions of Hunan invited a Yale group to settle in Changsha. Brownell Gage, Warren Seabury, and Edward Hume formed the first group. A collegiate school, Yali Middle School, opened in 1906, and in 1914, the Coll...

Pierson, George Wilson, 1904-1993

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George Wilson Pierson received his B.A. from Yale in 1926 and his Ph.D. in 1933. He became a member of the faculty of Yale University in 1926, holding the positions of professor of history, 1944-1946; Larned professor of history, 1946-1973; and emeritus since 1973. Pierson was also historian of Yale University and the author of many books. He died on October 12, 1993. From the description of George Wilson Pierson papers, 1820-1991 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166794...

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

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George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) American aviator and author. From the description of Letter, 1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435312 Lindbergh achieved fame by flying "The Spirit of St. Louis" nonstop from Long Island to Paris in 1927. Within 2 years, he took "The Spirit" on several ...

Jackson, Robert Houghwout, 1892-1954

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U.S. Attorney General. From the description of Papers, 1940-1941. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41571245 U.S. Supreme Court justice, attorney general, and solicitor general, and lawyer. From the description of Robert Houghwout Jackson papers, 1816-1983 (bulk 1934-1954). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982879 Supreme Court Justice. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Houghwout Jackson : oral history, 1952. (Columb...

Eastman, George, 1854-1932

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Zook, George Frederick, 1895-

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Mendell, Clarence W. (Clarence Whittlesey), 1883-1970

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Clarence W. Mendell was professor of Latin and Greek from 1911-1952 at Yale University, and was professor emeritus from 1952-1963. From the description of Clarence Whittlesey Mendell papers, 1926-1930 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702167305 From the guide to the Clarence Whittlesey Mendell papers, 1926-1930, (Manuscripts and Archives) ...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr., 1902-1985

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U.S. representative to the United Nations. From the description of Correspondence 1957. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 50307057 United States Senator and ambassador. From the description of Henry Cabot Lodge letter to Harriet L. White [manuscript], 1960 August 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 466876849 Henry Cabot Lodge (1902-1985) was a journalist, U.S. Senator, and diplomat, and the grandson of statesman Henry Cabot Lodge,...

Dillard, J. H. (James Hardy), 1856-1940

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Dean and professor of Latin, Tulane University; 1st president of the Jeanes fund. From the description of Papers, 1878-1939, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32958853 From the description of Papers of James Hardy Dillard [manuscript], 1878-1939, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806738 ...

Royce, Josiah, 1855-1916

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Josiah Royce was born in Grass Valley, California, on November 20, 1855. He received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1885 and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Johns Hopkins University in 1878. Royce taught English and philosophy at both Berkeley and Harvard, and was also active in the study of the American West. He spent a significant amount of time from 1883 to 1891 writing both histories and novels relating to California history. Royce Hall at UCLA and the Grass Valley Library...

Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967

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Editor, publisher, and philanthropist. From the description of Henry Robinson Luce papers, 1917-1967 (bulk 1945-1967). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979868 Epithet: American publisher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000705.0x0000d4 Biographical Note 1898, Apr. 3 Born, Shantung Provi...

Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947

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American writer. From the description of Letter, 1898 Apr. 22 : Clifton Springs, N.Y., to Oscar Fay Adams, Boston. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 24726625 New Hampshire author. From the description of Letters from Winston Churchill, 1899-1951. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 32173472 American author and reformer. From the description of Papers of Winston Churchill [manuscript], 1897-1933. (University of Virginia). Wor...

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...

Hume, Edward H. (Edward Hicks), 1876-1957

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Edward Hicks Hume was a Protestant medical missionary in China and the founder of the Yale-Hunan Medical college. From the description of Edward Hicks Hume papers, 1914-1957 (1942-1943). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122622467 Protestant medical missionary in China. From the description of Edward H. Hume papers, 1839-1928. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 496102611 Edward Hicks Hume was a surgeon in India f...

Murphy, Frank, 1890-1949

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Mayor of Detroit; Governor of Michigan; Governor General of the Philippine Islands; associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Frank Murphy papers, 1893-1960 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 369174924 Mayor of Detroit, governor of Michigan; justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Frank Murphy autograph book, 1930-1942. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778857 Detroit (Mich.) Recorder...

Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950

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Educator and historian. From the description of Carter Godwin Woodson papers, 1922-1941. (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 741968475 Considered the Father of Black History, Carter Godwin Woodson was an African-American historian, author, and journalist. In 1915 he founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, and in 1926 he pioneered the concept of a "Negro History Week," which was later expanded into Black History Month. Charles H. ...

Overman, Lee S. (Lee Slater), 1854-1930

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Lee Slater Overman, lawyer, legislator, and U.S. senator, was born in Salisbury, N.C., where he opened a law office and served as president of the Salisbury Savings Bank. In 1878, he married Mary Paxton Merrimon, and they had three daughtrs. In 1882, he was elected to the state House of Representatives and was reelected four times, serving as speaker of the House for the 1893 session. In 1914, Overman became the first U.S. senator from North Carolina to be elected by popular vote, h...

Kennan, George Frost, 1869-1935.

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Ford, Henry, 1863-1947

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Industrialist and philanthropist Henry Ford, born July 30, 1863, grew up on a farm in what is now Dearborn, Michigan. Mechanically inclined from an early age, he worked in Detroit machine shops as a young man and became an engineer at the Edison Illuminating Company in 1891. Henry and Clara Jane Bryant, married in 1888, had one child, Edsel, born in 1893. In that same year, Henry tested his first internal combustion engine, and by 1896 completed his first car, the Quadricycle. Ford partnered in ...

Jones, Thomas Jesse, 1873-1950

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Small, John H. (John Humphrey), 1858-1946

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U.S. representative, 1899-1921, from North Carolina's First District, and Washington, D.C., attorney, 1921-1931. From the description of John H. Small papers, 1874-1947 (bulk 1913-1939) [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 25678024 Lawyer and U.S. Representative from North Carolina. From the description of Papers, 1720-1946 ; (bulk 1850-1870). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20159096 John F. Small was a furniture des...

Malinowski, Bronislaw, 1892-

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Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968

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Clergyman, politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Mattoon Thomas : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735808 American socialist, presidential candidate. From the description of Letters, [1932] July 16 and [July 16?], [n.p.], to [Samuel Johnson] Woolf, [New York?]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363738 Politician. From the description of Reminiscences ...

Knollenberg, Bernhard, 1892-1973

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Bernhard Knollenberg was a lawyer, public official, and historian. He was born on November 26, 1892, in Richmond, Indiana. He received the degree of A.B. from Earlham College in 1912. He then moved to Harvard University where he received an A.M. In 1914 and LL.B. in 1916. Knollenberg practiced law in Hawaii, Indiana, Massachusetts, and New York before retiring from it in 1938. For the following six years, he was librarian of Yale University. Between 1943 and 1944, he was senior deputy administra...

Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948

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Governor of New York State from 1907-1910; later served as associate justice and chief justice of the United States, and as U.S. secretary of state. From the description of Charles Evans Hughes letters: Albany, to Frank H. Severance and Henry W. Hill, 1907, 1910. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 70794223 Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) was an American jurist and politician. He practiced law and held various political positions between 1884 and 1906. Twice elect...

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...

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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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 ...

Meriam, Lewis, 1883-1972

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Wadsworth, James Wolcott, 1877-1952

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Senator, congressman. From the description of Reminiscences of James Wolcott Wadworth : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309738592 ...

Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971

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U.S. secretary of state; b. Dean Gooderham Acheson. From the description of Papers, 1931-1971. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70939613 Dean Acheson was born in Middletown, Connecticut, on April 11, 1893. After being educated at Yale University (1912-1915) and Harvard Law School (1915-18) he became private secretary to the Supreme Court Justice, Louis Brandeis from 1919 to 1921. A supporter of the Democratic Party, Acheson worked for a law firm in Washington, D...

Van Dusen, Henry P. (Henry Pitney), 1897-1975

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Baldwin, Simeon E. (Simeon Eben), 1840-1927

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Simeon Eben Baldwin (1840-1927) graduated from Yale University in 1861, became a member of the bar in 1863, and was founder of the American Bar Association in 1878 and its president in 1890. He served as the Association's Director of the Bureau of Comparative Law (1907-1919), as an Associate Justice and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Connecticut, as the state's governor (1910-1914), and produced numerous articles and books. From the description of Diaries, 1851-1924 [microform...

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...

Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Reinhold Niebuhr and his wife, Ursula Niebuhr. From the description of Letters, 1935-1982, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155873776 Theologian, philosopher, and author. From the description of Papers of Reinhold Niebuhr, 1907-1994 (bulk 1930-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063622 Theologian. From the description of Reminiscences of Reinhold Niebuhr...

Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961

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Writer, editor, critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Seidel Canby and Amy Loveman : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481130 Epithet: editor of 'Saturday Review of Literature' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001e2 Canby was a critic, editor and Yale University professor (1899-1922). He was one of the founder...

Austin, Warren Robinson, 1877-1962

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

Morgan, J. P. (John Pierpont), 1867-1943

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Epithet: of MS Facsimile Suppl. II British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000172 American financier. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Mrs. Ackermann, 1918 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874981 ...

Saltonstall, Leverett, 1892-1979

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Saltonstall (1892-1979) graduated from Harvard in 1914, and served as Overseer of Harvard. From the description of Papers of Leverett Saltonstall, 1935?-1979? (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973170 American senator from Massachusetts. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Washington, to F.B. Adams, Jr., Director of the Morgan Library, 1964 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635374 Governor, senator. ...

Rockefeller, William Goodsell, 1870-1922.

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Parsons, Edward Lambe, 1868-

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Edward L. Parsons, 1868-1960, served as pastor at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Berkeley, California, 1904-1919. He was Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Francisco, 1919-1924, and Bishop of California, 1924-1941. Parsons was a strong activist for social welfare concerns, and in the promotion of Christian union. Edward Lambe Parsons was born in New York on May 18, 1868. Intending to become a lawyer, he attended Yale University in 1885, where he and his roommate, Gifford Pinchot, served as dea...

Newlands, Francis G. (Francis Griffith), 1848-1917

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Francis Griffith Newlands was born on August 28, 1848, in Natchez, Mississippi. He attended Yale College from 1867-1869, and graduated from Columbian College (George Washington University) in 1869. He received an honorary degree (M.A.) in 1901. He moved to San Francisco and practiced law in California (1870-1888). Newlands moved to Nevada in 1888 and won election to the House of Representatives (1893-1903). He subsequently served Nevada as U.S. Senator (1903-1917). Newlands died on December 24, ...

Hopkins, Archibald, 1842-1926

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Grosvenor, Gilbert Hovey, 1875-1966

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Epithet: LLD, Editor-in-Chief 'National Geographic Magazine' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x000388 ...

Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971

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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...

Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955

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Founder and head of Daytona Literary and Industrial School for Training Negro Girls, later Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Girls, Daytona-Cookman Collegiate Institute, and Bethune-Cookman College; and Scotia Seminary alumna. From the description of Mary McLeod Bethune papers, 1895-1992 (bulk 1922-1955). (Barber-Scotia College)....

Twain, Mark, 1875-1960.

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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 ...

Lovett, Sidney, 1890-1979.

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Augustus Sidney Lovett, Jr. was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1890. He received his B.A. degree from Yale in 1913, and the B.D. degree from Union Theological Seminary in New York in 1917. From 1919-1932, Lovett served as minister of the Mount Vernon Congregational Church in Boston. In 1932 he was appointed chaplain of Yale University, a position he held until retirement in 1958. Lovett was appointed executive vice-president of Yale-in-China, now known as Yale-China, in 1959. He died in New Ha...

Spargo, John, 1876-1966

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British socialist, author. From the description of Reminiscences of John Spargo : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309739101 John Spargo was an author and social activist, perhaps best known for his exposé, The Bitter Cry of Children. Born in Cornwall, he apprenticed with a stonecutter and became a lay Methodist minister; he was also an active Socialist in England before emigrating to the United States in 1901, where he ...

Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986

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Elie Abel (1920- ) was Dean of Journalism, Columbia University. (M.S., 1942). From the description of William Averell Harriman papers on Special Envoy to Churchill and Stalin, 1941-1946, 1941-1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460880054 Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. From the description of Papers of W. Averell Harriman, 1869-1988 (bulk 1895-1986). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071710 Gove...

Walcott, Frederic Collin, 1869-1949

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Frederic C. Walcott: investment banker and manufacturer, 1907-1915; officer and director of various corporations until 1922; engaged in Polish and Belgian relief work, 1915-1917; U.S. Food Administration worker, 1917-1919; member of Connecticut State Senate, 1925, 1927; active on state commissions, 1923-1928; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1929-1935; welfare commissioner of Connecticut, 1935-1939; trustee of numerous colleges and institutions. From the description of Frederic Collin ...

Root, Elihu, 1845-1937

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Elihu Root, born in Clinton, NY, attended Hamilton College (A.B., 1864, A.M. in course, 1867) and University Law School of New York. He served as member Alaskan Boundary Tribunal; United States District Attorney, Southern New York, 1883 - 85; Secretary of War, 1899 - 1904; Secretary of State, 1905 - 09; U.S. Senator from New York, 1909 - 15; Senior Counsel for the U.S., North Atlantic Fisheries Arbitration, The Hague, 1910; Ambassador at Head of Special Diplomatic Mission to Russia, 1...

Farman, Henry Walcott, 1853-1933.

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American Civil Liberties Union

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Founded in 1920 in New York City by Roger Baldwin and others; the ACLU was an outgrowth of the American Union Against Militarism's National Civil Liberties Bureau, which in 1920 changed its name to the American Civil Liberties Union. From the description of Collection, 1917- (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 42740878 The Southern Women's Rights Project (SWRP) located in Richmond is affiliated with the American Civil Liberties Union. The project deal...

Stokes family.

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Coffin, Henry Sloane, 1877-1954

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Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

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Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he became the m...

Rose, Wycliffe, 1862-1931.

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Embree, Edwin R. (Edwin Rogers), 1883-1950

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Foundation executive and author. From the description of Edwin R. Embree collection, [undated]. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 70971646 Edwin Embree was secretary (1917-1924), director of the Division of Stusies (1924-1927), and vice-president (1927) of The Rockefeller Foundation, president of the Rosenwald Fund (1927-1948), and president of the Liberian Foundation. From the description of Papers, 1925-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122628995 ...

Bullitt, William C. (William Christian), 1891-1967

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William Christian Bullitt (b. Jan. 25, 1891, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-d. Feb. 1967), was Ambassador to the U.S.S.R. from 1933 to 1936, and to France from 1936 to 1941. He was ambassador at large in 1941 and 1942, and special assistant to the Secretary of the Navy in 1942 and 1943. He began his career at the State Department in 1917 where he also served as an attaché to the American Commission to Negotiate Peace at the end of World War I. In 1944 he joined the French Army and was a major in the...

Hutchinson, C. Alan (Cecil Alan), 1914-

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Williams, Frederick Wells, 1857-1928

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Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922

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American clergyman, author, and editor who worked with Henry Ward Beecher as co-editor of the "Christian Union." From the description of Autograph, 1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367554802 American author. From the description of Letter : Cornwall on Hudson, [N.Y.] to Mr. Bok, 1908 Oct. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33376379 Lyman Abbott was an influential American pastor and author. Born in Massachusetts and educated i...

Weyerhauser, Frederick King, 1895-

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Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...

Day, George Parmly, 1876-1959.

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George Parmly Day was born in 1876 and received a B.A. from Yale University in 1897. In 1907 Day organized the Yale Publishing Association, which became the Yale University Press in 1908. Day served as its president until 1944. In 1910 Day became treasurer of Yale and served as a successful fundraiser until 1942. He was one of four brothers described in his brother Clarence Day, Jr.'s Life With Father. George Parmly Day died in New Haven, Connecticut on October 24, 1959. From the des...

Taylor, James Monroe, 1848-1916

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Baptist minister, President of Vassar College, 1886-1914. From the description of Papers, 1865-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519841 From the description of James Monroe Taylor papers, 1865-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576943 ...

Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937

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American educator and historian. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Baltimore, to Paul L. Ford, 1887 Jan. 30-1887 Feb. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269544451 Historian and librarian. From the description of Papers of J. Franklin Jameson, 1604-1994 (bulk 1900-1930). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82730569 J. Franklin Jameson was a prominent American historian in the early 20th century. From the guide to the J. Franklin...

Washington Cathedral

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Myrdal, Gunnar, 1898-1987

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Economist,sociologist; interviewee d.1987. From the description of Reminiscences of Gunnar Myrdal : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574538 ...

Camp, Walter, 1859-1925

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Walter Camp was an author, athletic director, chairman of the board of the New Haven Clock Company, and director of the Peck Brothers Company. He was general athletic director and head advisory football coach at Yale University from 1888-1914, and chairman of the Yale football committee from 1888-1912. Camp was director of the naval athletic program during World War I, and devised the Daily Dozen series of exercises. From the description of Walter Chauncey Camp papers, 1870-1983 (inc...

Mott, John R. (John Raleigh), 1865-1955

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John Raleigh Mott (May 25, 1865 - January 31, 1955) was a prominent YMCA leader, serving as president of the Cornell University YMCA as a student and becoming General Secretary of the American YMCA in 1915. From 1926 to 1937, he served as president of the YMCA's World Committee. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1946 for his work in establishing and strengthening international Christian student organizations that worked to promote peace. From the description of John R. Mott papers...

Leland, Waldo Gifford, 1879-1966

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Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of Waldo Gifford Leland : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309726749 Leland earned his Harvard AM in 1901. From the description of Notes in Government 4, lectures by E. H. Strobel, 1901-1902. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074498 From the description of Notes in Economics 10, 1900-1901. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074440 ...

Farnam, William Whitman, 1844-1929.

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Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998

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

Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974

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

Brewster, Chauncey B. (Chauncey Bunce), 1848-1941

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