Gregg was a peace activist involved in a wide range of causes, including the rights of tenant farmers, conscientious objectors, civil rights, and nonviolence. He was especially interested in Gandhian methods of nonviolent resistance
Includes correspondence, diaries, unpublished memoirs, writings, speeches, and sermons, reference files, and photographs. Also included are materials relating to the Amerian Civil Liberties Union (1940-1958), Brookwood Labor College (1919-1939), the Committee on Militarism in Education (1925-1943), Embassies of Reconciliation (1936-1967), and the National Peace Conference (1935-1947). Significant correspondents are Roger N. Baldwin, Percy W. Bartlett, Arthur W. Blaxall, Vera Brittain, Ormund E. Burton, Hildegard Goss-Mayr, Richard B. Gregg, Muriel Lester, Kaspar Mayr, Wilhelm Mensching, A.J. Muste, Přemysl Pitter, Henri Roser, Francis Bowes Sayre, Howard Schomer, Friedrich Siegmund-Schultze, Glenn E. Smiley, Douglas V. Steere, Evan W. Thomas, Charles A. Thomson, André Trocmé, and Woodrow Wilson
Correspondence, notebooks, research data related to Cole's career as the first director at the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute of Medical Research, 1908-1937. His research of pneumonia was conducted when the disease was epidemic. Personal correspondence reflect Cole's iife as a medical resident at Johns Hopkins, 1899-1908. Documented are his memberships in leading medical organizations throughout his career, including the Association of American Physicians and the New York Academy of Medicine. This collection showcases the evolving changes in the medical profession from practicing physician to clinician.
Columbia University - Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Scope and Content Correspondence, manuscripts, memoranda, contracts, and other legal documents, account books, royalty statements and other financial records, photographs, printed materials, and card files of the Watkins Loomis, Inc. literary agency. The papers deal with editorial, financial, and legal aspects of publishing, magazine, theatrical and film rights, and all other personal and professional activities of their American and English clients. Among these clients have been Michael Arlen, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Theodore Dreiser, Ernest Hemingway, Sinclair Lewis, Carson McCullers, Ezra Pound, Ayn Rand, Dorothy Sayers, Gertrude Stein, and Dylan Thomas.
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Collector. Correspondence, literary manuscripts, diaries, commonplace books, notes and notebooks, and other papers of Walt Whitman collected by Feinberg. Also contains material relating to Whitman's life and writings including the papers of Richard Maurice Bucke, Charles E. Feinberg, John Johnston, William Douglas O'Connor, and Horace and Anne Montgomerie Traubel.
University of California, Berkeley - Bancroft Library
Papers of Robert W. Waterman, governor of California, 1887-1891, his wife Jane, and their six children. Included are letters, diaries, legal and financial records, account books, speeches and clippings. Some papers relate to his governorship and to politics. Letters written by him in the 1850s cover his journey to California and experiences in the mines. The bulk of the papers, however, relate to the family's business interests--mines, railroads, ranch and dairy, and cattle breeding.