University of Oregon
Eugene Lyons (1898- ) was a newspaperman, foreign correspondent, editor, radio commentator and a political writer. The collection includes manuscripts, publications and letters.
Tennessee State Library and Archives
Primarily composed of a fragmented set of incoming business correspondence of James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow (1820-1867), his son, James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow (1861-1947), and the wife of the latter, Sarah Spence De Bow, collected by Martha De Bow Casey. 29 letters are addressed to J.D.B. De Bow, Sr. Among the senders are George Bancroft, Aaron V. Brown, W.G. Brownlow, James Buchanan, John C. Calhoun, Horace Greeley, C.G. Memminger, Joel R. Poinsett, Alexander H. Stephens, George Ticknor, William Henry Trescott, John Tyler, Jr., and Henry A. Wise. Subjects covered are De Bow's literary articles and journals, internal improvements in the South, the Louisiana Historical Society, census, and financial aid to the Confederacy. J.D.B. De Bow, Jr. is the recipient of 9 letters, the bulk of which are written by Tennessee governors Henry H. Horton, Austin Peay, A.H. Roberts, and A.A. Taylor. Various Tennessee topics are discussed. Mrs. Sarah Spence De Bow received 22 letters which are ... Read More
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Correspondence and documents (1904-1937) relating to Hale's role in planning and developing major observatories in the U.S., including Mt. Wilson and Palomar, in founding the California Institute of Technology and the Huntington Library, in the organization of the National Research Council, and in promoting international cooperation among scientists; correspondence and notebooks (1926-1936) relating to Hale's work on the spectrohelioscope; family correspondence, diaries, autobiographical notes, fundraising appeals, and honors. Correspondents include Giorgio Abetti, Andrew Carnegie, Gano Dunn, Albert Einstein, H. Guggenheim, Herbert Hoover, Sir James H. Jeans, Sir Joseph Larmor, Arthur A. Noyes, Ernest Rutherford, Woodrow Wilson, Robert S. Woodward, the Carnegie Institution of Washington, and the University of Chicago
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
The collection contains letters, documents (including 190,000 reports), 1200 maps, 500 photographs, and 8200 pieces of printed material related to the life and career of Ralph Arnold. Subjects represented in the collection include: mining, petroleum, and seismology in the Western United States as well as Canada, Mexico, Cuba, South America, etc.; political papers from 1914-1956, mostly concerning the campaign of Herbert Hoover for president; family and personal papers (1836-1961) of Arnold and his father, Delos Arnold, containing source material on Pasadena and Southern California local history. The collection also contains Arnold's field books, including those made at Stanford University with the U.S. Geological Survey (1900-09)
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
The collection consists of 70 panoramic negatives, 3207 copy prints, and corresponding negatives and interpositives, covering the years 1924-1948. The images depict specific places, businesses, and commercial activity in both central and southern California, with the emphasis on Los Angeles County. The collection provides a broad overview of the commercial landscape of the area during the first half of the twentieth century. The 70 panoramic negatives depict undeveloped and newly developed areas of Los Angeles, including Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, and Alhambra, views of Lido Isle in Newport, and Republic Studios in Studio City. There are also images of Los Angeles industries, including film and automotive, as well as specific locations, such as the Hollywood Bowl, and events, such as swimming events during the 1932 Olympics. The first part of the collection of copy prints depicts specific towns, businesses, street scenes and landscapes in central and southern California, ... Read More
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
The collection consists of letters, manuscripts, diaries, documents, scrapbooks, and photographs related to the life, activities, and family of Clara Bradley Burdette
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
This small group of items includes seven letters by Herbert Hoover to four different addressees: Frederick A. Delano, Bern Dibner, George Zabriskie, and Mr. Hohnhaus (the only letter written while Hoover was President is the one to Delano). There is also a note by Delano regarding the letter he received from President Hoover. Most of the letters are about trivial matters such as Hoover thanking the person for some favor. Also in this small group of items are three signed printed speeches given by Herbert Hoover, including his inaugural address (1929), "This Crisis in American Life" (1948), and "The Inheritance of the Next Generation" (1961)
Chicago History Museum
A group portrait of members being received at the White House by President Hoover
University of Oregon
Edward Samuel "Tige" Reynolds (1877-1931) worked as a newspaper cartoonist for several Northwest newspapers, including the the San Francisco Post and the Oregonian. The collection (1900-1931) contains correspondence, clippings, original drawings, published cartoons, collections, scrapbooks, and mementos.
U.S. Naval War College
Correspondence, 1903-1957; U.S. Navy official orders, reports, and memoranda, 1915-1941; unpublished writings and speeches, ca. 1920-1957; drafts of articles for Newsweek, 1942-1945; published writings; biographical and career sketches; correspondence of Mrs. Pratt, 1922-1963, and diary, 1930; Washington Naval Conference, 1920-1921, materials; proceedings of the Senate investigative committee on the Navy Department, 1920; Studies and reports on international disarmament and the China Question, 1920-1931; Pratt family miscellany, 1920-1960; photographs; newspaper clippings; autographed books and pamphlets


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