John Adams Kingsbury papers

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Kingsbury, John Adams, 1876-1956. John Adams Kingsbury papers, 1841-1966 (bulk 1906-1939).

John Adams Kingsbury papers

1841-1966 (bulk 1906-1939)

Correspondence, journals and diaries, family papers, autobiographical material, travel notes, manuscripts of and other material relating to Kingsbury's books, Health in Handcuffs (1939) and Red Medicine (1933), speeches and articles, news releases, legal and financial papers, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia. Kingsbury's professional papers (1907-1939) including correspondence, financial papers, reports, and other business records are primarily associated with his attendance at Columbia University Teachers College, his service as assistant secretary of the State Charities Aid Association in New York from 1907 to 1911, director of the New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor (1911-1914), and Commissioner of Public Charities of New York City during the administration of John Purroy Mitchel (1914-1918). Correspondents include Jane Addams, Alexander Graham Bell, Louis Dembitz Brandeis, Charles C. Burlingham, Bailey B. Burritt, Mary E. Dreier, Paul De Kruif, Albert Einstein, Homer Folks, Harry Lloyd Hopkins, Elbert Hubbard, Charles Evans Hughes, Harold L. Ickes, Walter Lippmann, Jack London, Henry Morgenthau, Sir Arthur Newsholme, Frances Perkins, Gifford Pinchot, Jacob A. Riis, Raymond Robins, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, and William Henry Welch.

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