Frank Addison Manny papers, 1890-1955.

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Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954. Frank Addison Manny papers, 1890-1955.

Frank Addison Manny papers, 1890-1955.

Correspondence, 1890-1953, largely concerning the progressive education movement, including extensive correspondence with John Dewey; journal, 1922-1950, diary, 1932-1934 and 1937, articles, newspaper clippings, and a memorial address, June 25, 1955, by Rolland Emerson Wolfe in tribute to Manny and his wife, Annette; also photographs.

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Noted academic who helped to organize the University of Chicago and Bradley University, and served as the first President of both institutions. From the description of William R. Harper letter to Prof. H. H. Boyesen [manuscript], 1891 Feb 26. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420487062 Born in New Concord, Ohio; graduated from Muskingum College at age 14; earned a Ph. D. at Yale; teacher, Hebraist, and educator; became first president of the University of Chicago...

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Burnham, William Henry, 1855-1941

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Mather, Kirtley F. (Kirtley Fletcher), 1888-1978

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Geologist. Taught at Harvard University. From the description of Papers, 1943-1946 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52247418 Kirtley F. Mather was a professor of geology at Harvard University and Radcliffe College from 1924 to 1954. He also served as chairman of the geology department and director of the Harvard Summer School. From the description of Student papers, 1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009654 ...

Carnegie foundation for the advancement of teaching

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The engineering study sought to develop multiple views of engineering programs in the U.S. with the goal of describing common teaching and learning practices in engineering education. The centerpiece of the study was in-depth case studies or portraits of six schools carefully chosen to represent different kinds of excellence in undergraduate engineering education. EDUCATING ENGINEERS is planned to be published by Jossey-Bass in 2008. Sheri Shepherd was the consulting scholar and lead investigato...

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...

Catlin, George B. (George Byron), 1857-1934

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Historian. From the description of Paper, 1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70943612 George B. Catlin was a newspaperman from Grand Rapids and Detroit (Mich.). From the description of George B. Catlin papers, 1857-1892. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 301213322 ...

Metcalf, Elinor Gregory.

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Adamič, Louis 1899-1951

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Political writer and literary figure. From the description of ALS, 1939 March 21, Milford, New Jersey, to Edward Hoyt. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935383 Adamic was an author deeply concerned with American immigrants and their experiences in the "melting pot", and was the first editor of Commond Ground. From the description of Louis Adamic papers, 1848-1951 (bulk 1921-1951). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 122561726 ...

Cross, Ira B. (Ira Brown), 1880-

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Biography Ira Brown Cross, a descendant of William Bradford and John and Priscilla Alden of the Plymouth Colony, was born December 1, 1880 in Decatur, Illinois. He received his A.B. and M.A. degrees from the University of Wisconsin, and while a student there became a member of the Socialist Party. In 1904 he served as the Assistant Secretary of the National Convention of the Socialist Party in Chicago. Cross received his Ph.D. from Stanford U...

Bristow, Gwen, 1903-1980

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Author and journalist; native of Marion, S.C.; in 1924, graduated with BA from Judson college (Marion, Ala.); 1924-1925, studied at the Pulitzer School of Journalism at Columbia University; attended Anderson College; 1925-1934, worked as a reporter for New Orleans Times-Picayune, while her future husband, Bruce Manning, worked for a rival newspaper, the Item; Bristow wrote mysteries and published four novels before finding great success with the "plantation trilogy" that carried two Louisiana fa...

Claxton, P. P. (Philander Priestley), 1862-1957

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Teacher, North Carolina schools (1882-1902); Head, Dept. of Education, University of Tennessee (1902-1911); U.S. Commissioner of Education (1911-1921); Provost, University of Alabama (1921-1923); Superintendent of Schools, Tulsa, Okla. (1923-1929); President, Austin Peay Normal School, Clarksville, Tenn. (1930-1946). From the description of Philander P. Claxton and Mary Johnson Claxton papers, 1942-1954. (Tennessee State Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 35141220 ...

La Fétra, Linnæcus Edford, 1868-

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Bradford, Gamaliel, 1863-1932

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Epithet: American man of letters British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x00037a Virginia Taylor McCormick (1873-1957), of Norfolk, Virginia was a poet, literary critic, essayist, lecturer, and the editor of The Lyric, 1921-1929. From the guide to the Virginia Taylor McCormick Papers, 1887-1953., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary) Gamaliel Bradford, ...

Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963

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American author and critic. From the description of Typed letter signed : Westport, Ct., to Stark Young, 1937 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874884 Van Wyck Brooks was an author and educator, known for his study of, and influence on, American culture. After graduating from Harvard, he sought a literary career in New York and London, writing chiefly for magazines. While teaching at Stanford he developed his first books of criticism, leading up to his first signifi...

Morgan, Arthur E. (Arthur Ernest), 1878-1975

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Arthur Ernest Morgan (1878-1975) is best known for being the first chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority engineering projects from 1933-1938. Morgan also led the Miami (Ohio) Conservancy District in a reconstruction program after the disastrous flood of 1913. He went on to become the President of Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, serving from 1920-1936 while still working actively on engineering projects around the country (including Florida). From the description of Arth...

Dewey, John, 1859-1952

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John Dewey was born on October 20, 1859 in Burlington, Vermont and graduated in 1879 from The University of Vermont. After graduation Dewey taught high school and published in the Journal of Speculative Philosophy. In 1884 Dewey resumed his studies and earned a Ph. D. from John Hopkins University. Although he taught and remained primarily at Columbia University, he also taught or lectured at the University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of California, Imp...

Hart, Joseph K. (Joseph Kinmont), 1876-1949

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Fuess, Claude Moore, 1885-1963

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Claude Moore Fuess : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742883 Educator, author. Headmaster Phillips Academy 1933-1948. Books include "Stanley King of Amherst" and "In My Time." From the description of Claude Moore Fuess letter to Alfred R. Hussey [manuscript], 1947 May 7. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 278802605 Claude Mo...

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...

Linville, Henry R. (Henry Richardson), 1866-1941

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President of the Teachers' Union of the City of New York and editor of "The American Teacher" between 1916-1935. President of the American Federation of Teachers (1931-1934). President of the New York Teachers Guild in 1935. From the description of Henry Richardson Linville papers, 1912-1941. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321091 ...

Dunbar, Daphne.

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Gavit, John Palmer, 1868-1954

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Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978

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James Bryant Conant (1893-1978) was a chemist, educator and public servant. Conant taught chemistry at Harvard from 1917-1933; he served as Harvard's president from 1933-1953. He was the national director of defense research from 1941-1945, and was instrumental in the creation of the atomic bomb. He continued as President of Harvard until 1953, at which time he was made United States High Commissioner for Germany. When allied military occupation of Germany ended in 1955, Conant became the U.S. A...

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,...

D'Ooge, Martin Luther, 1839-1915

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D'ooge was a professor at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. From the description of Papers, 1911. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat record id: 30535663 Professor of Greek at the University of Michigan. From the description of Martin Luther D'Ooge papers, 1862-1915 (scattered dates). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 84010423 From the description of Papers, 1862-1915 (scattered dates). (University of Michigan...

Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989

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American editor and writer. From the description of Letter to Matthew Bruccoli [manuscript], 1975 December 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812058 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1969. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810601 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1936-1955. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874698 Malcolm Cowley was an influential liter...

Goodspeed, Charles E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950

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Charles E. Goodspeed was the founder of several bookstores in Boston and a dealer in rare books and manuscripts. Most of his writings were bibliographical, compiling A treasury of fishing stories and Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Museum of the Salem East India Marine Society, or, The gathering of a virtuoso's collection, both published in 1946. His autobiography, Yankee bookseller, published in 1937, gives a full picture of booksellers, collectors, and authors of his time. From the des...

Barzun, Jacques, 1907-

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Author, historian, editor, university administrator, and a member of the faculty of Columbia University since 1927. C.U.: A.B. (1927) & Ph.D. (1932). From the description of Jacques Barzun papers, ca.1900-1999. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 265033358 Author, historian, editor, university administrator, and a member of the faculty of Columbia University since 1927. C.U.: A.B. (1927) & Ph. D. (1932). From the description...

Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949

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Mormon missionary. From the description of Diary, 1900-1902. [photocopy]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122604696 James Truslow Adams was successful businessman who became a celebrated historian, writing chiefly about the history of early New England. In 1912, having worked for twelve years as a businessman in a New York brokerage house, Adams moved to Bridgehampton, L.I., and began writing. His first books--"Memorials of Old Bridgehampton" (1916) a...

Bridgman, P.W. (Percy Williams), 1882-1961

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Percy Williams Bridgman (1882-1961), was a physicist.  His contributions to the field concern the effects of high pressures on materials and their thermodynamic behavior, contributions that would not have been possible without the equipment, particularly a seal, that he invented himself.  He also contributed to crystallography, electrical conduction in metals, and the philosophy of modern physics.  He was a Nobel laureate in physics (1946) and recipient of many other honors.  He earned his Harva...

Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990

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American writer. From the description of Correspondence with Alfred S. Dashiell, 1931-1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51846130 Carl Zigrosser and Lewis Mumford were life-long friends with shared interests in the arts, society and politics. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1925-1971, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155902319 Sir Patrick Geddes was a Scottish biologist, sociologi...

Gleason, Arthur, 1878-1923

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Journalist, editor, and social reformer. Full name: Arthur Huntington Gleason. From the description of Arthur Gleason papers, 1863-1931 (bulk 1900-1923). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979904 Biographical Note 1878, Dec. 14 Born, Newark, N.J. 1901 B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn. ...

Barrows, Alice

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Holbrook, Stewart H., 1893-1964

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Prolific author and journalist, Stewart Hall Holbrook (1893-1964), was well known for works of popular history that covered a variety of topics. A columnist for the Oregonian newspaper, Holbrook also published several books. He described these writings as "lowbrow or non-stuffed shirt history." Born in Vermont, Holbrook had traveled throughout North America with his father while still a child, but was left to fend for himself after his father's untimely death. As a teenager, Holbrook supported h...

Münsterberg, Margarete Anna Adelheid 1889-

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Childs, Harold Farnsworth.

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Davenport, Charles Benedict, 1866-1944

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Charles B. Davenport was a biologist and director of the Department of Genetics at the Carnegie Institution of Washington (1904-1934). From the description of Papers, 1874-1944. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122488735 Charles B. Davenport's influence and efforts at Cold Spring Harbor, New York, began in 1898 when he became the director of the summer school of the Biological Laboratory, a position he held until 1923. The lab was administered by...

Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay), 1875-

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Stained glass artist; Boston, Mass. Opened Charles J. Connick Studios, Boston, Mass. in 1913. Revived techniques and designs of English and French designers of the Middle Ages. He worked primarily in ecclesiastical designs. He married Mabel Robinson Coombs in 1920. After his death in 1945, the firm was headed by Orin Skinner, and renamed Charles J. Connick Associates. From the description of Charles J. Connick papers, 1901-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81339411 ...

Fisher, Dorothy Canfield. (1879-1958).

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American author and novelist, of Arlington, Vt. From the description of Letter, 1956 Dec. 19. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70960370 Dorothy Canfield Fisher was a skilled educator and popular author. Many of her works were written for children, but enjoyed by adults. Her stories are insightful and caring, honest and clever, and generally conservative in style and theme. She was also very active in civic and charitable concerns. From the ...

Johnston, Eric A. (Eric Allen), 1895-1963

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Motion picture executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Eric A. Johnston : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481310 Material for biographical note taken from "The Eric A. Johnston Story" by Ralph P. Edgerton, 1979. (Copy located in The Westerners, Spokane Corral Records [Ms 141].) Eric Johnston has been described as ambitious, aggressive, and industrious. With a plethora of natural ta...

MacNeill, Ben Dixon, 1889-1960

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Author and journalist of Buxton on Hatteras, N.C. From the description of Ben Dixon MacNeill papers, 1937-1960 (bulk 1951-1960) [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 27183610 Ben Dixon MacNeill was born in 1889 in Laurinburg, N.C., the son of Alexander Benjamin and Flora MacKinnon MacNeill. He worked as a journalist for several North Carolina newspapers, including the Wilmington Star-News and the Raleigh News and Observer. MacNeill also had...

James, Edmund J. (Edmund Janes), 1855-1925

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College president, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). From the description of Diaries, 1894-1924. (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 28420312 From the description of Personal letter books, 1904-1906. (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 28418301 ...

Morison, Samuel Eliot

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Morison graduated from Harvard in 1908 and taught American history at Harvard. From the description of Course material for History 161b, the discovery of America, 1940. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512193 Morison earned his Harvard AB in 1908, his Harvard AM in 1909, and his Harvard PhD in 1912. He taught history at Harvard. From the description of Notes in English 28, second half year, 1904-1905. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074686...

Cathcart, C. C.

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Morley, Felix, 1894-

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Felix Muskett Morley (1894-1982) was director of the Geneva office of League of Nations Association of the United States from 1929 to 1931. He served as editor of the Washington Post from 1933 to 1940. He was president of Haverford College from 1940 to 1945, and cofounder and editor of Human Events from 1945 to 1950. He was a columnist for Nation's Business from 1946 to 1969, and Washington correspondent for Barron's Weekly from 1950 to 1954. He authored Unemployment Relief in Great Britain in 1...

Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959

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Abraham Flexner was an educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, 1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122473834 Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, 1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737398 From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, [195-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat r...

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,...

Mussey, Henry Raymond, 1875-1940

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Evans, Elizabeth Glendower, 1856-1937

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Social reformer, Evans was involved in prison reform, support of striking workers, the Massachusetts campaign for the first minimum wage act for women, the movement for women's suffrage, and peace. She was a contributing editor and financial supporter of La Follette's Magazine and the Progressive, and national director of the American Civil Liberties Union (1920-1937). From the description of Papers, 1859-1944 (inclusive), 1882-1944 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 2...

Buck, Gertrude, 1871-1922

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Student at the University of Michigan. From the description of Gertrude Buck letters, 1896 and undated. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420291 ...

Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986

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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 ...

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....

Haynes, Royal Storrs, 1877-

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Charters, W. W. (Werrett Wallace), 1875-1952

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Professor of Education, The Ohio State University. From the description of Werrett Wallace Charters papers, 1983. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 41000159 ...

MacMillan, D. P.

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Mann, Charles Riborg, 1869-1942

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Physicist. From the description of Papers, ca. 1908-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78696870 Charles Riborg Mann (1869-1942), native of New Jersey, was a physicist and engineer, and a civilian adviser in the United States War Department during World War I as a member of the Committee on Education and Special Training. From the guide to the Charles Riborg Mann Papers, ., circa 1908-1923, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historic...

Monroe, Paul, 1869-1947

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Paul Monroe was a member of the faculty of Teachers College, columbia University from 1897 to 1935. Known for his pioneering research in the history of education, Monroe edited a seminal, multivolume work in the field, titled "Cyclopedia of Education" (1911-1913). Monroe was director of the School of Education at Teachers College (1915-1923) and director of the college's International Institute of Education (1923-1938). As director of the International Institute, Monroe trained international stu...

Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950

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Antiquarian and librarian of the Boston Athenaeum (1898-1933). From the description of Reminiscences, 1934 / Charles Knowles Bolton. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 19824874 Charles K. Bolton (1867-1950) was an author of novels and non-fiction works, mainly regarding American history and libraries. He was instrumental in forming the Brookline Historical Society and served as Librarian of the Boston Athenaeum from 1898 to 1933. From the descrip...

Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947

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Epithet: President of Columbia University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x000180 Butler was a philosopher, diplomat, and educator; president of Columbia University from 1901-1942. From the description of Nicholas Murray Butler letter, 1942 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777002021 President of Columbia University. From the description of Letters to F.W. Wile and...

Lerner, Max, 1902-1992

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Editorial director and columnist for the daily newspaper PM. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1947. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122583177 Author, lecturer. From the description of Reminiscences of Max Lerner : lecture, 1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100443 ...

Laski, Harold Joseph, 1893-1950

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Political scientist and educator. From the description of Letter of Harold Joseph Laski, 1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014835 Harold J. Laski was a political scientist and socialist, born in Manchester England. He studied at Oxford, and lectured at US universities before joining the London School of Economics (1920). He was chairman of the Labour Party (1945-6). His political philosophy was Marxism. His books, included Authority in the Modern State (1919), A Grammar...

Carhart, Henry S. (Henry Smith), 1844-1920

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Professor of physics at University of Michigan. From the description of Henry S. Carhart papers, [ca. 1875-ca. 1920]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421446 ...

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....

Engel, Leonard, 1916-1964

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Leonard Engel (1916-1964) was an American journalist, aviation writer, editor and author. Much of his writing was in the fields of science and medicine. From the guide to the Leonard Engel Papers, 1930-1964, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Dieffenbach, Albert C. (Albert Charles), 1876-1963

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Holtzoff, Alexander, 1886-1969

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Holtzoff was a special assistant to the U.S. Attorney General from 1924-1945. He was appointed U.S. district judge for the District of Columbia in 1945. Holtzoff served as secretary of the Advisory Committee on Rules of Criminal Procedure of the U.S. Supreme Court in the mid-1940s. From the description of Papers, 1933-1968. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31179176 ...

Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916

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American educator who served as the president of the University of Michigan. From the description of Letter, 1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367566221 President of the University of Michigan, minister to China and Turkey. From the description of James Burrill Angell papers, 1845-1916. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419061 Editor of Providence Journal, 1860-1866. From the description of Letter, [ca.1860-1866], Providence,...

Martin, George H. (George Henry), 1841-1917

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Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965

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Government attorney, prof. of law, legal scholar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In service of Federal Gov't., 1906-1914, 1917-1919 in N.Y.? prof. of law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1914-1939; U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1939-1962. Author of books and articles on legal and related topics. Recipient of numerous honorary degrees. Visiting prof., Oxford Univ., England, 1933-1934. From the description of Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-19...

Hicks, Granville, 1901-1982

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Hicks was a literary critic, novelist and teacher (1901-1982). He graduated from Harvard University, studied for the ministry and joined the Communist Party in 1934. He was the literary editor of the New masses and applied Marxist criticism to American literature in his writings. He broke with the Party in 1939 and in the 1950s testified before the House Committee on Un-American Activities against the Party. Arvin (1900-1963) was also educated at Harvard University and taught at Smith College fr...

Frank, Glenn, 1887-1940

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Editory of Century Magazine. President of the University of Wisconsin, 1925-1937. Works include "The Politics of Industry" and "An American Looks at His World." From the description of Glenn Frank autograph [manuscript], 1928 Oct 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 276780808 ...

Guérard, Albert Léon, 1880-1959

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American educator; broadcaster, United States Office of War Information, 1942-1945. From the description of Albert Léon Guérard papers, 1942-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868930 Albert Léon Guérard, born in Paris in 1880, came to the United States in 1906 to teach at Williams College. He taught at Stanford from 1907 until 1946 when he retired, except for 12 years between 1913 and 1925 when he was at Rice University and served in the war. He died in Palo Alto, N...

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...

Daly, Arnold, 1875-1927

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Kirstein, Louis Edward, 1867-1942

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Merchant and civic leader. Born in Rochester, N.Y. Vice-president, William Filene's Sons Company, Boston, Mass. (1911-1942). Kirstein played an important role in the Associated Merchandising Corporation and in the American Retail Federation. He was a trustee of the Boston Public Library and served on the boards of hospitals and welfare organizations. See sketch in Dictionary of American Biography, Supplement Three. From the description of Business records, 1909-1942 (inclusive). (Har...

Beston, Henry, 1888-1968

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Henry Beston was an American writer best known for his book of reflections on man and nature, The Outermost house. From the description of Henry Beston's fairy tales : manuscripts, 1922-1952. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79715861 Henry Beston was an American writer best known for his book of reflections on man and nature, The outermost house. From the guide to the Henry Beston's fairy tales, 1922-1952., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Har...

Kidd, Thomas I.

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Lane, Gertrude.

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Boas, Franz

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Franz Boas was an American anthropologist, studied the Eskimo and Northwest Coast Indians, and held positions at Columbia University and the American Museum of Natural History. From the description of Field notebooks and physical anthropological data, 1889-1897, n.d. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86138565 American anthropologist Franz Boas studied the Eskimo and Northwest Coast Indians and held positions at Columbia University and the American...

MacLean, Eugene

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Deland, Margaret, 1857-1945

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Author Margaret Wade Campbell Deland was born in Allegheny, Penn. She became interested in the plight of unmarried mothers, taking them into her home until they could find proper jobs. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Letters, 1884-1937 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007073 Margaret Deland was born in Western Pennsylvania, was educated in New York, and lived much of her adult life i...

Dykema, Peter W. (Peter William), 1873-1951

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Lefavour, Henry, 1862-1946

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Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946

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African-American poet, anthologist, translator, playwright and an important figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Cullen was graduated from De Witt Clinton High School in New York City and from New York University in 1925. While attending NYU he held a part-time job as a doorman at the Grolier Club, a New York City bibliophile society. He took post-graduate work at Harvard University and received an M.A. From the description of TLS : Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Frederick B. Coykendall, ...

Graham, Frank Porter, 1886-1972

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President of the University of North Carolina; U.S. senator for North Carolina. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1943-1950. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122619645 Educator, government official. From the description of Reminiscences of Frank Porter Graham : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376749 University president. From the...

Daniels, Jonathan, 1902-1981

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Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Jonathan Daniels : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481338 From the description of Reminiscences of Jonathan Worth Daniels : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451557 Author, journalist, and government official Jonathan Daniels was a college classmate of Thomas Wolfe at the University of North Carolina. ...

Herron, George Davis, 1862-1925

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Congregational minister, educator, journalist, and socialist. One of the prime movers in founding the Rand School of Social Science. From the description of Papers, 1905-1922. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 17268928 American clergyman and lecturer; unofficial adviser to President Woodrow Wilson. From the description of George Davis Herron papers, 1916-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868095 One of the prime movers in the f...

Brown, Henry Harrison, 1840-1918

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Halsey, R. H.

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Eliot, Thomas H. (Thomas Hopkinson), 1907-1991

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Thomas Hopkinson Eliot : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587174 Eliot earned his Harvard AB in 1928 and his LLB in 1932. From the description of Examination papers in history, government, and economics, May 1928. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075776 Democratic Representative from the 9th Congressional District in Massachusetts, 1941-...

Brush, Katharine, 1902-1952

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American author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : [n.p.], to Arthur William Brown, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270539299 Katharine Brush (1902–1952), the author of short stories, novels, articles, and screenplays, was born Katharine Ingham, in Middletown, Connecticut, to Charles Samuel and Clara Louis Ingham, and raised in South Byfield, Massachusetts. Brush began writing fiction in 1923 and won recognition with the novels Young Man...

Chase, Mary Ellen, 1887-1973

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Smith College, Professor, English, 1926-1955. University of Maine, A.B., 1909. University of Minnesota, M.A., 1918; Ph. D., 1922. From the description of Mary Ellen Chase papers, 1893-1995. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 51183526 Maine-born American regional novelist, critic, and memoirist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Northampton, Mass., to Edward Wagenknecht, [no year] Jan. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270863385 Mary Ell...

James, Howard

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Burritt, Balley Barton, 1878-1954.

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Gibson, Emily S. Gilbert.

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Adler, Felix, 1851-1933.

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Felix Adler (Columbia A.B., 1870), religious leader and educator, taught courses in social and political ethics at Columbia between 1902 and 1933. From the guide to the Felix Adler Papers, 1830-1933., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Felix Adler (Columbia A.B., 1870), religious leader and educator, taught courses in social and political ethics at Columbia between 1902 and 1933. From the description of Felix Adler papers, ...

Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932

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Florence Kelley was an activist, lawyer, and sociologist who worked at the vanguard of urban and social reform movements in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and headed the National Consumers' League for thirty-four years. From the description of Florence Kelley papers, 1836-1932 (bulk 1881-1932). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 85856966 Florence Kelley (A.B., Cornell, 1882) was born in Philadelphia. In 1884 she married Lazare Wischnewetzky; t...

Baker, George Pierce, 1866-1935

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George Pierce Baker was a professor of English at Harvard University (1888-1925) and first head of Yale University's Department of Drama (1925-1933). Numerous students from his courses in playwriting and his theatre workshop became prominent actors, playwrights, critics, and producers. From the description of George Pierce Baker papers, 1878-1958 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702204611 From the guide to the George Pierce Baker papers, 1878-1958, (Manuscripts an...

Baxter, James Phinney, 1893-1975

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Baxter received his Ph.D.from Harvard in 1926 and taught history there for 12 years (1925-1937). He was a student, friend, and colleague of American historian and Harvard professor Edward Channing (1856-1931). Baxter went on to become the 10th president of Williams College (1937-1961). From the description of Correspondence with Edward Channing, 1924-1931. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612759676 ...

Demmon, Isaac N. (Isaac Newton), 1842-1920

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Isaac Newton Demmon was a member of the Department of English and Rhetoric at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness, 1893-1899. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155883074 Professor of English at University of Michigan. From the description of Isaac Newton Demmon papers, 1858-1920. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423500 Professor of English, 1876-1920; cur...

Folks, Homer, 1867-1963

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Social worker. From the description of Homer Folks papers, 1890-1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 495526581 From the description of Reminiscences of Homer Folks : oral history, 1949. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309734081 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Social worker. From the guide to the Homer Folks Papers, 1890-1963., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) ...

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...

Belding, Anson Wood.

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Dutton, Samuel Train, 1849-1919

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Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956

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Frank Aydelotte, seventh President of Swarthmore College, was born on October 18, 1880 in Sullivan, Indiana; he was the first president of the College who was not a Quaker. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Indiana in 1900, and three years later received an M.A. from Harvard. He became a Rhodes Scholar and studied at Oxford University from 1905-1907. He then taught at University of Indiana from 1908-1915. Afterward he taught English Literature at M.I.T. where he worked until he ...

Hapgood, Norman, 1868-1937

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Norman Hapgood: editor, diplomat, and author. Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood (1894-1974): editor and translator. From the description of Papers of Norman Hapgood and Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood, 1823-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132030 Norman Hapgood was an editor and critic, best remembered for his influential editorials for Collier's Weekly. Born in Chicago, he had a distinguished tenure as a student at Harvard University, culminating in a law degree. He practiced law...

Hunt, Jean Lee

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