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Correspondence, writings, and other papers of Frederic Adrian Delano, deputy director general of transportation for the American Expeditionary Forces in France, relating to chiefly to the transportation of troops. Also includes material reflecting Delano's interest in the metric system
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, maps, blueprints, memorabilia, clippings, and scrapbooks relating to city planning in Washington, D.C. and Newburgh, N.Y., railroads and transportation, monetary policy, Delano family affairs, and various civic organizations he worked with, 1904-1950. Correspondence, Supreme Court documents, and photographs from a boundary dispute between Oklahoma and Texas (the Red River Boundary Case) for which Delano served as the receiver, and a typewritten history of the receivership, 1920-1928. Papers of the League of Nations Commission of Enquiry into the Production of Opium in Persia, 1925-1927, for which Delano served as President, including letters, agenda, minutes, reports, memoranda, drafts, scrapbooks, and diaries from a 1926 visit kept by Delano and his secretary Archibald MacLeish. Delano's speeches, articles, and letters to newspapers on railroads, urban planning, monetary policy, and other subjects, 1887-1940s. Correspondence, clippings, articles, ... Read More
Chiefly correspondence (1917-1960) between Leffingwell and colleagues in banking and the legal profession, and with important American and British government officials on contemporary economic and political events. Following his service in the Department of the Treasury (1917) where he helped to float the Liberty Loan, Leffingwell continued to correspond with his colleagues, S. Parker Gilbert and Albert Rathbone, as well as Carter Glass, Secretary of the Treasury (1918-1920). As a partner in the firm of J.P. Morgan from 1923 on, he received reports on economic conditions from officers of the firm in London, Paris, and Mexico. There is also a voluminous correspondence (1935-1948) with Thomas W. Lamont, his chief at the bank. He was asked for advice by every president from Woodrow Wilson to Dwight D. Eisenhower, with the exception of Coolidge. Among these letters, his correspondence with Franklin Delano Roosevelt is the most extensive. He was also consulted by eight secretaries of the ... Read More
The Alexander Forbes Papers, 1827, 1835, 1848-1978 (inclusive), 1910-1946 (bulk), are the product of Forbes' teaching and research activities in the Department of Physiology at Harvard Medical School. The bulk of the collection falls between 1910 and 1946, and consists of Forbes' correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, and notes resulting from his reseach on neurophysiology and electrophysiology. The collection also includes correspondence, reports, notes, documents, journals, logs, maps, photographs, data, and printed items resulting from Forbes's aerial mapping expeditions and navigational projects, both on his own and during his wartime service.
Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The collection consists of the personal and family papers of Gerald and Sara Murphy, including material created and accumulated by Gerald and Sara, their children Baoth, Patrick, and Honoria, and the Wiborg family. The collection documents the Murphy's unconventional and artistic lifestyle and their role in the American expatriate community in Paris and Antibes, France during the 1920s and early 1930s, as well as their personal connections with artists and writers of the Modernist period. Also found is material relating to Gerald's father, Patrick Francis Murphy, and his stewardship of the leather goods company, Mark Cross.
Newspaper clippings documenting his personal life, his business affairs as president of the New York Central Railroad and his political career as senator from New York (1899-1905), as delegate-at-large to nine Republican National Conventions (1888-1924) and as a prominent figure in Republican national politics.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Selvidge Papers are arranged into the following fifteen series: Correspondence; Articles and Speeches; News Releases, Conference Programs, and Class Lists; University of Missouri, Industrial Education Department; Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad Company; American Vocational Association Committee on Standards; Cooperative Analysis, 19301931; Vocational Education; Manual Arts Conference; Soft Water; Missouri State Planning Board; Missouri State Committee on Industrial Arts ...
Cornell University - Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Consists primarily of correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, minutes, reports, pamphlets, programs, newsletters, membership lists, reprints, speeches, press releases, broadsides, clippings, photographs, and copies of legislative hearings and bills documenting Vinton's active role in designing and implementing federal housing policies from 1935 to 1957. Papers concern many aspects of governmental activity in the public housing area, including low-income housing, defense housing, housing for the elderly, racial policy in public housing, and particularly the development and passage of housing legislation and congressional investigations of federal housing practices. In addition to Vinton's own work, the papers document the work and opinions of many other planners, architects, housing experts, economists, federal administrators, and politicians.