Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977 (bulk 1938-1975).

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Brant, Irving, 1885-1976. Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977 (bulk 1938-1975).

Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977 (bulk 1938-1975).

Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, research notes, testimonies, newspaper clippings, and other papers reflecting Brant's newspaper career primarily as editor of the St. Louis Star (later the St. Louis Star-Times), his work with the Franklin D. Roosevelt presidential administration as speechwriter and conservation consultant for U.S. secretary of the interior Harold L. Ickes, and his literary career as a playwright. Subjects include civil rights and liberties, conservation, constitutional questions, and economic and foreign policy during the Roosevelt administration. Includes material pertaining to Brant's work as editorial writer for the Chicago Sun and to his historical studies of James Madison, the United States Constitution, and the U.S. Bill of Rights. Correspondents include James Abourezk, Dean Acheson, Clarke R. Ansley, Roger N. Baldwin, Charles A. Beard, Francis L. Berkeley, Francis Biddle, Hugo LaFayette Black, Bruce Bliven, William J. Brennan, James W. Brown, Edmond Nathaniel Cahn, Benjamin N. Cardozo, Emanuel Celler, David Laurance Chambers, Henry Steele Commager, Thomas G. Corcoran, James Couzens, Jay N. Darling, Irving Dilliard, Paul H. Douglas, William O. Douglas, Don Edwards, Marshall Field, Felix Frankfurter, John T. Frederick, Mark O. Hatfield, William T. Hornaday, Hubert H. Humphrey, Harold L. Ickes, Jacob K. Javits, Alice Kauser, James Jackson Kilpatrick, John P. Lewis, Edward C. Mabie, Dumas Malone, Ben Mellon, Walter F. Mondale, Priestly Morrison, Grace Morse, Wayne L. Morse, Allan Nevins, George W. Norris, John B. Oates, Drew Pearson, Marlen Edwin Pew, Ezra Pound, Elzey Roberts, Don W. Robinson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Carl T. Rowan, Wiley Rutledge, Harrison E. Salisbury, Carl Sandburg, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Eric Sevareid, Willard Shelton, Frank Albert Smothers, Adlai E. Stevenson, Harlan Fiske Stone, Norman Lee Swartout, E.G. Swem, Frank W. Taylor, Charles H. Townes, Harry S. Truman, Oswald Garrison Villard, Henry A. Wallace, Earl Warren, James Russell Wiggins, Aubrey Willis Williams, C. Vann Woodward, and the Bobbs-Merrill Company.

37,000 items.64 containers plus 1 oversize.7 microfilm reels.24 linear feet.

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Rowan, Carl T. (Carl Thomas), 1925-2000

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Carl T. Rowan, syndicated columnist, commentator, and author, received his B.A. degree from Oberlin College in 1947, and his M.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1948. During the 1950s he rose to prominence as a reporter for the Minneapolis Tribune, becoming one of the first African-Americans to report for a major daily newspaper. He won national honors for his reports which ranged from race relations in the American South to the political turmoil in Asia. In 1961 he was appointed by Preside...

Cahn, Edmond Nathaniel, 1906-1964

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.Edmond Cahn was the author of numerous publications including The Sense of Injustice (1949), The Moral Decision (1955), and The Edmond Cahn Reader (1966). Cahn was born January 17, 1906, in New Orleans, Louisiana. He received a bachelor of arts degree in 1925 and a doctor of jurisprudence degree in 1927 from Tulane University. He also received a doctor of laws degree from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in 1962. After his admission to the Louisiana bar in 1927 and the New York bar in...

Warren, Earl, 1891-1974

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Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. From the description of Earl Warren papers, 1864-1974 (bulk 1953-1974). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982564 Biographical Note 1891, May 19 Born, Los Angeles, Calif. 1912 B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Calif. ...

Swartout, Norman Lee

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Shelton, Willard

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Roberts, Elzey

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Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969

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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, ...

Brown, James W. (James Wright), 1873-1959

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James Wright Brown (1873-1959), editor, publisher. From the description of Collection, 1789-1951. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58660243 ...

Norris, George William, 1861-1944

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U.S. representative and senator from Nebraska. From the description of Papers of George W. Norris, 1884-1944 (bulk 1893-1944). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81101513 ...

Berkeley, Francis L. (Francis Lewis), 1911-2003

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University of Virginia Archivist. From the description of Papers of Francis L. Berkeley, 1939. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50995592 President of the University of Virginia. Assistant Curator and Archivist. From the description of Oral history interview of Francis L. Berkeley by Charles E. Moran [manuscript], January 9, 1976. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647919807 ...

Cardozo, Benjamin N. (Benjamin Nathan), 1870-1938

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U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Benjamin Cardozo letters, 1933-1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 502414571 From the description of Benjamin Cardozo letter, 1932 Jan. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 428736948 From the description of Benjamin Cardozo letter, 1931 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 428737456 United States Supreme Court Justice & Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals. From the description of B...

Townes, Charles Hard

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Physicist. Member of technical staff, Bell Telephone Laboratories, 1939-1947; professor of physics, Columbia University, 1948-1961; physics dept. chairman, director of radiation laboratory, and provost, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961-1967; University Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, from 1967. From the description of Memoranda from Bell Telephone Laboratories concerning applications of microwave spectroscopy (1946); letters from Townes to Joan Br...

Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977

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Author, editor, and journalist. From the description of Papers of Bruce Bliven, 1953-1968. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148793561 Editor of the New Republic, writer, and lecturer. From the description of Bruce Bliven papers, 1906-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122571477 Editor of the New Republic, writer, and lecturer. Bliven, born 27 July 1889, received his b.a. in English from Stanford University in 1911. He died 6 May 1977...

Emergency Conservation Committee (U.S.)

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Madison, James, 1751-1836

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James Madison (1751-1836) was the fourth president of the United States, born in Port Conway, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia legislature from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1786, and the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1783. His proposals at and management of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 earned him title "father of the U.S. Constitution." He cooperated with Alexander Hamilton and Jay in writing a series of papers (pub. 1787-88 under title of The Federalist) explaining the ne...

Field, Marshall, 1893-1956

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Overseas Writers Club

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United States.

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Darling, Jay N. (Jay Norwood), 1876-1962

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Journalist and tireless advocate for preservation of the environment, Jay N. "Ding" Darling (1876-1962) spent the majority of his career working as an editorial cartoonist for the Des Moines Register. Twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize for syndicated editorial cartoons he drew almost daily between 1900 and 1949, in 1934-1935 he headed what is now the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, created the Federal Duck Stamp Program which has since restored thousands of acres of wet lands, and in 1936 founded ...

United States. Congress. Senate

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Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981

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Political reformer. From the description of Reminiscences of Roger Nash Baldwin : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721453 From the description of Reminiscences of Roger Nash Baldwin : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721472 From the description of Reminiscences of Roger Nash Baldwin : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). Wor...