University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
Autograph document. Consists of a true copy from the minutes of the Committee of Safety (1776 Apr. 19) and a true copy of the extracts of the minutes of the "Hono'ble Continental Congress (1776 Mar. 21). Both copies are signed by John McKesson, Secretary to the provisional Congress of New York. Because of commercial restraints imposed by the Parliament of Great Britain, documents recommend the promotion of "the culture of hemp, flax and cotton, and the growth of wool, in these United Colonies.".
University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
Contains correspondence; manuscripts; field notes; interview data; research notes; reprints; notes Allison compiled as a graduate student; class lectures; students' papers including theses, proposals, and abtracts; and works by colleagues. Papers document Allison's work on child-rearing and psychological development, racial caste and social class in Mississippi, acculturation and the public schools, intelligence testing, and young adulthood. Includes notes taken in classes given by Robert Redfield, Fred Eggan, W. LLoyd Warner, and A.R. Radcliffe-Brown. Correspondents include John Dollard, W.E.B. DuBois, Everett C. Hughes, Margaret Mead, Gunnar Myrdal, Ralph Tyler. Also present are research materials from his classic studies Deep South and Children of Bondage, his work for the American Council on Education, and the Carnegie-Myrdal study
University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
University of Florida - George A. Smathers Libraries
Business correspondence, financial records, maps, photographs, annual reports, newspaper clippings, brochures, trade circulars
University of Florida - George A. Smathers Libraries
Stock certificates -- Certificates for the Hotel Escambia Company and the Citizens Hotel Company of Pensacola. This ephemera collection documents the commercial development of Pensacola
Senator John Heinz History Center
Typescript copy of a report by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Social Work on the city of McKeesport
Senator John Heinz History Center
Scrapbook of accounts kept by John and Peter Chevalier
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, journal and newspaper articles and other records of the YMCA movement in Tanzania, especially Moshi, Dar-es-Salaam, Arusha, Tanga, Monduli, Longido, Mbeya, Dodoma, Same, Tabora, Mwanza and Ngara. Much of the collection focuses on the growth of the YMCA in Tanzania and the programs that were established. These programs include a hostel for the students at Mawenzi secondary school, a poultry project and farm school at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro for the surrounding communities, adult education classes, physical education classes, literacy classes, sewing classes, health education classes, civic education classes, social science classes and a Christian refugee service. A major project offered was the Masai Project, aimed at giving the nomadic Masai people a way to cultivate land and form a living for themselves. The refugee program, which supplied 150 houses to people uprooted by the Uganda-Tanzania War, was another ... Read More
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Papers (ca. 1920-1982) of James M. Ansara consist of correspondence, writings, notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, certificates, magazines, newsletters, and books pertaining to associations of Americans of Arab descent including the Syrian and Lebanese American Federation, Eastern States and the Syrian-lebanese American Federation as well as the National Herald; Syrian history; Arab-Israeli problems, the 6 Day War, Middle East economic problems, student papers from the American University of Beirut, the occupation of Palestine, Middle East Tours, and Arab American relations
Boston Athenaeum
Correspondence, meeting notes, memorandum, contracts, specifications, drawings, plans, cost estimates, speeches, reports and photographs associated with Philip Bourne's work on slum eradication and low income housing projects during 1938-1939, sponsored by the United States Housing Authority and Hawaii Housing Authority. An excerpt from a letter from Lewis Mumford to Catherine Bauer (United States Housing Authority) reveals the controversy involved in such projects. A speech and radio address delivered by Bourne (1938) is also included

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