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Ira Vaughan Hiscock papers

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Call Number: MS 1284
Abstract:

Correspondence, office files, research materials, and writings documenting Ira Vaughan Hiscock's role as a public health educator, author, consultant, and volunteer, primarily from 1925-1939. Papers illustrate efforts of local, state, and national social welfare agencies in dealing with social problems during the Depression. These papers are part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection.

Dates: 1918-1979, bulk 1925-1939

William Kent family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 309
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, topical files, biographical files, scrapbooks, and other material relating to William Kent's businesses, political activities, and family. The papers document his activities as a municipal reformer in Chicago and Northern California; his interests in conservation, recreation, and public control of water power; his campaigns for election to Congress; his service in the U.S. House of Representatives and on the U.S. Tariff Commission; and his...
Dates: 1768-1961

Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1231
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, research, notes, scrapbooks, and other materials documenting Lounsbury's personal life and professional career as an author and educator of English literature at Yale University. Correspondence with Yale colleagues, students, authors, and officials details his academic and literary interests, and activity in the areas of international language and simplified spelling. Personal materials include letters relating to Lounsbury's Civil War...
Dates: 1829-1915

William Smith Mason autograph collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 344
Abstract:

The collection consists of autograph manuscripts, documents and correspondence of people in public life. The collection contains correspondence of Theodore Roosevelt with Francis J. Heney and others and copies of letters of the Jonathan Knight family.

Dates: 1800-1929

Donald Grant Mitchell papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 492
Abstract: The Donald Grant Mitchell papers contain original correspondence and manuscripts by the prominent nineteenth-century New Haven-area author. Correspondents include Henry Ward Beecher, Henry Augustin Beers, George Washington Cable, William Maxwell Evarts, Fitz-Greene Halleck, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Noah Porter, Theodore Roosevelt, Charles Scribner, Edmund Clarence Stedman, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and others. Writings include drafts for...
Dates: 1787-1936

Mary Ann Phelps Montgomery collection

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Call Number: MS 801
Abstract:

A collection of autograph letters and manuscripts, many of leading American public figures, collected by Mary Ann Phelps Montgomery. Fifteen letters are addressed to her father, Governor John Smith Phelps (1814-1866) of Missouri, six were written by James G. Blaine (1830-1893), and five by Thomas C. Reynolds of Missouri. The collection includes items signed by four American presidents, several European heads of state, and prominent members of European nobility.

Dates: 1746-1939

John R. Mott Papers

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Call Number: RG 45
Abstract: The papers document the multitude of activities and involvements pursued by John R. Mott in over seventy years of working life. General correspondence, 1886-1955, comprises nearly half the bulk of Mott's papers, and includes letters to and from prominent American governmental leaders, philanthropists, international political, social, and religious leaders. Family papers and correspondence provide valuable biographical and genealogical information as well as revealing another dimension of...
Dates: 1813-1982

Byron Rufus Newton papers

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Call Number: MS 374
Abstract: Corrrespondence, writings, notes, printed materials, clippings, photographs, financial papers, and memorabilia of Byron R. Newton, journalist and official in the Democratic Party. The papers relate largely to Democratic Party politics from 1910-1933, though there is also material relating to the early history of aviation in this country. Correspondents of note include Newton D. Baker, Charles W. Fairbanks, William G. McAdoo, William F. McCombs, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt,...
Dates: 1882-1938

Frank Parsons papers

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Call Number: MS 11
Abstract:

Correspondence, notes and manuscripts for books and articles, and other documents and papers of Frank Parsons, lawyer, educator, and lecturer and writer on economics and social reform. There is very little material of a personal nature. Included is a file of correspondence with Ralph Albertson, a close friend of Parsons, mainly concerned with the cooperative movement.

Dates: 1888-1908

James Hosmer Penniman collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 9
Abstract:

Contains correspondence of James Hosmer Penniman, teacher, educator, and literary and historical collector. The rest of the papers consist of Penniman's collection of historical documents, correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, other papers and books on the subject of education. Included here is a discrete collection of David Francis Lincoln (1841-1916) papers containing correspondence and research notes on Lincoln's studies on various aspects of education.

Dates: 1653-1944

Walter Lionel Pforzheimer collection

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Call Number: MS 14
Abstract: The collection contains three parts: autograph documents and letters, Bowling Green Press records, and contemporary American newspapers. The most significant part of the collection are the ca. 45 autograph items relating to French military history from the Middle Ages through the 19th century. There are also 12 carbon copies (signed) of letters from Theodore Roosevelt to various recipients (1911-1913) together with notes, extracts, and full copies of Roosevelt speeches (1912-1913). Series II...
Dates: 1487-1997

Thomas Collier Platt papers

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Call Number: MS 727
Abstract:

Correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, political cartoons, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other personal and family papers of Thomas C. Platt, New York businessman and Republican politician. The collection deals primarily with the inner workings of the Republican party in the state of New York from the 1870's to 1910, with emphasis on the period from 1896 to 1909.

Dates: 1851-1915

Richard Henry Pratt papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1174
Abstract: The papers primarily relate to Richard Henry Pratt’s work and theories on education as a means of assimilating Native Americans into white American society. This is documented in correspondence, letter-press books, writings, diaries, notes, and photographs. Also included are papers relating to Pratt’s family, responses to Pratt’s work, and documentation about his founding and running the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, which removed Native American children from their homes and forced...
Dates: 1862-1972

Whitelaw Reid papers

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Call Number: MS 1458
Abstract: The papers consist of nine volumes of autographed letters written by prominent American, British, and French political, financial, literary, and cultural figures. The majority of letters are addressed to Whitelaw Reid or Elizabeth Mills Reid, and date from Reid's service as ambassador to Great Britain. Letters of introduction, acknowledgements of gifts and invitations, congratulatory messages, and letters of condolence comprise the bulk of the letters. The volumes also include letters...
Dates: 1865-1923

James Rockwell Sheffield papers

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Call Number: MS 446
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, scrapbooks, writings, and photographs documenting the political and diplomatic career of James Rockwell Sheffield. The bulk of the material dates from 1893 to 1938 and concerns either the New York Republican party and its influence on National politics or American diplomatic relations with Mexico during the Coolidge administration. Major correspondents include William Boyd Allison, Nicholas Murray Butler, Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root, William Howard...
Dates: 1768-1969

Henry Lewis Stimson papers

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Call Number: MS 465
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, letter books, speeches, articles, letters to the editor, statements prepared for presentation to Congress and substantial subject files with clippings, printed matter, reports, memoranda and photographs related to Henry Stimson's various public offices. While the official records of Stimson's service (as Secretary of War under President Taft, Secretary of State under Herbert Hoover and as Secretary of War in the cabinets of Presidents Roosevelt and...
Dates: 1846-1966

Anson Phelps Stokes family papers

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Call Number: MS 299
Abstract: 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...
Dates: 1761-1960, bulk 1892-1958

United States presidents collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 271
Abstract:

Letters, legal documents, and other material created or signed by United States presidents.

Dates: 1778-1948

Alfred White Van Sinderen Collection

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Call Number: MS 1095
Abstract:

The collection consists of letters of thirty-five presidents of the United States from George Washington to Lyndon B. Johnson. Each is represented by one letter written in office and one written after leaving office. There are also fifteen other letters either written by a United States president or relating to a United States president.

Dates: 1782-1969

George William Watt papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 665
Abstract: Correspondence, research notes, clippings, and a book-length manuscript on Woodrow Wilson written by Watt, a lawyer and Wilson enthusiast. The correspondence consists mainly of Watt's requests for information about Wilson and an attempt to ascertain whether Theodore Roosevelt actually fought in the battle on San Juan Hill. Although much of the correspondence is perfunctory, there is a letter from Winston Churchill on World War I, another from Josephus Daniels on Wilson, and several replies...
Dates: 1920-1954