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    Service Men's Arts Center and Contact Bureau of San Francisco records, 1940-1946

    Recreational center established during World War II for military personnel whose civilian professions or avocations included the fine arts. Letters received by Charles Cooper, managing director, and his wife, Marie Cooper. Includes a register of visitors to the center, samples of poetry, musical and radio programs, newspaper clippings, bulletins, photographs, and publicity material.

    • Contributor: Service Men's Arts Center and Contact Bureau of San Francisco
    • Date: 1940
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    Lee Lawrie papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    General and family correspondence, sculpture commission files, biographical file, and other papers documenting Lawrie's career as a sculptor whose works were an integral part of public buildings, monuments, and churches throughout the United States. Includes correspondence between Lawrie and architect Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue with whom he collaborated on sculptures for St. Thomas' Church and Church of the Heavenly Rest, New York, N.Y., and material ...

    • Contributor: Lawrie, Lee
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    Beale family papers from the Decatur House, 1794-1957

    Correspondence, journals, biographical material, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers pertaining to the role of Edward Fitzgerald Beale in opening the West; the diplomatic career of Truxtun Beale as United States minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; the naval careers of Thomas Truxtun and Stephen Decatur; the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxtun families; and the Decatur House.

    • Date: 1794
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    Anna Maria Evans papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence documenting the life of women in Quaker (Society of Friends) communities and reflecting Quaker involvement in the abolition of slavery, the Civil War, women's rights, religious tolerance, revivalist meetings, and temperance. Includes letters (circa 1850-1905) between Evans and and her friend, Roanna Fox Bean, who lived at various times in Iowa, Minnesota, and California. Other letters are from wives of Quaker missionaries ...

    • Contributor: Evans, Anna Maria
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    Key Pittman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, articles, subject files, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence relating primarily to Pittman's service in the U.S. Senate. Subjects include Alaskan affairs, Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam, Ariz. and Nev.), reclamation of lands in Nevada, mining and coinage, silver, foreign trade, commercial relations with China and the ...

    • Contributor: Pittman, Key
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    Alan Jay Lerner papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The papers include stage scripts and screenplays in multiple drafts, music, correspondence, photographs, writings, programs, biographical materials, clippings and collected lyrics. Materials relate to Lerner's well-known, obscure, and unproduced projects, including My fair lady, Camelot, Gigi, Coco, Carmelina, and Lolita, my love. The Scripts series is the largest in the collection. In most instances, Lerner was the author of both the libretto or screenplay ...

    • Contributor: Lerner, Alan Jay - Barry, John - Bernstein, Leonard - Lane, Burton - Loewe, Frederick - Previn, André - Weill, Kurt
    • Date: 1880
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    P. Phillips family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, legal record books, journals, dockets, notebooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the legal careers of P. Phillips and his son, W. Hallet Phillips. Documents their practice of law in Washington, D.C., in particular their practice before the Supreme Court. Includes an unpublished autobiography of P. Phillips; journal of his wife, Eugenia Levy Phillips, written while interned as a Southern sympathizer ...

    • Contributor: Phillips, P. (philip) - Levy, Fanny Yates - Levy, Jacob Clavius - Phillips, Eugenia Levy - Phillips, W. Hallett (william Hallet)
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    Barnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949

    Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
    • Date: 1885
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    Arthur Laurents papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains materials related to Laurents' life and career. The Project Files series contains drafts of scripts and working scripts for various Laurents stage projects, including West side story, Gypsy, La cage aux folles and Hallelujah, Baby! In addition, it contains novelizations of Laurents' screenplays for The way we were and The turning point. The series also contains other materials relating to productions, ...

    • Contributor: Laurents, Arthur
    • Date: 1900
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    James K. Polk papers, 1775-1891

    United States president, Speaker of the House and representative from Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. General correspondence, presidental letterbooks, diaries, account and memorandum books, drafts and copies of speeches and messages, family papers, financial and legal papers, and printed matter relating primarily to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level.

    • Contributor: Polk, James K. (james Knox) - Polk, James K.
    • Date: 1775
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    Aaron Burton Levisee papers, 1847-1992

    Lawyer, educator, Louisiana state legislator, and Confederate soldier. Diaries, obituaries, and clippings documenting Levisee's activities as a student at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, school teacher in Alabama, lawyer in Louisiana, soldier in the Confederate army, judge and state legislator in Louisiana during Reconstruction, Republican elector for Louisiana, and Internal Revenue Service agent.

    • Contributor: Levisee, Aaron Burton
    • Date: 1847
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    Arch Oboler collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists of Oboler's accumulation of correspondence; legal, business, and personal files; sound recordings in various formats; and manuscripts, photographs, and other materials relating to his nearly sixty-year career as an author, radio and stage playwright and director, and movie script writer and director. Almost all of the scripts from his radio programs in the 1930s and 1940s, including the Lights Out series, ...

    • Contributor: Oboler, Arch
    • Date: 1916
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    Beale family papers from the Decatur House, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, speeches, articles, biographical material, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers of the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxton families. Includes papers of Edward Fitzgerald Beale relating primarily to his role in opening the West; papers of Truxtun Beale as U.S. minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; diaries of Marie Oge Beale; papers of Stephen Decatur; and papers of Thomas Truxton. Subjects include ...

    • Contributor: Beale, Edward Fitzgerald - Beale, Marie Oge - Beale, Truxton - Decatur, Stephen - Truxtun, Thomas
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    Carl Eckart papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, lectures, subject files, biographical information, printed materials, photographs, and other materials relating to Eckart's career as oceanographer and physicist. Pertains to Eckart's research in physics especially quantum theory and in thermodynamics while on the faculty of the University of Chicago (1928-1946); resignation from the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development's National Defense Research Committee in opposition to development of the atomic ...

    • Contributor: Eckart, Carl
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    Thomas T. Craven papers, 1842-1969

    Naval officer. Correspondence, family papers, and subject files relating primarily to his convoy duty and command of United States Naval Aviation Forces in Europe during World War I, and his command of a gunboat flotilla on the Yangtze River in China during 1929-1931.

    • Contributor: Craven, Thomas T. (thomas Tingey) - Craven, Thomas T.
    • Date: 1842
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    Otto Fenichel and Hanna Fenichel papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, circular letters, minutes, reports, writings, and other papers primarily concerning Otto Fenichel's work as a psychoanalyst and his involvement in psychoanalytic organizations following his immigration to the United States in 1938. Includes copies of his circular letters, Rundbriefe, pertaining to Fenichel's work, especially as a training analyst in Oslo, Norway, and Prague, Czechoslovakia. Subjects include the American Psychoanalytic Association and other psychoanalytic groups, ...

    • Contributor: Fenichel, Otto - Fenichel, Hanna
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    John W. Colbert papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, lectures, articles, research materials, artwork, and other papers pertaining to Colbert's experiences researching tropical diseases primarily in Panama and Puerto Rico in the early 1900s, training nurses in Puerto Rico (1904-1905), assisting in relief efforts following the earthquake and firestorm in San Francisco (1906), providing medical care for the French and American armies in Belgium, the Gallipoli Peninsula (Turkey), and France ...

    • Contributor: Colbert, John W. (john William)
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    Warren K. Billings papers, 1899-1973

    Laborer and union organizer. Family and general correspondence, legal files, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to the 1916 bombing conviction of Billings and Tom Mooney and papers relating to the Industrial Workers of the World, Billings’s activities in the union movement, especially in California, his life in Folsom State Prison, and his activities on behalf of the civil liberties of ...

    • Contributor: Billings, Warren K.
    • Date: 1899
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    Robert Garrett family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, business records, and other papers relating chiefly to the involvement of Robert Garrett and his sons, John W. Garrett and Henry S. Garrett, in mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Md. Focuses on the business of Robert Garrett & Sons in connection with its mercantile trade and banking house, ventures in transportation and communication, and wholesale grocery, produce, forwarding, and commission business; and on the ...

    • Contributor: Garrett, Robert - Garrett, Henry S. (henry Stouffer) - Garrett, John W. (john Work)
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    Ethan Allen Hitchcock papers, 1793-1888

    Army officer and author. Collection includes correspondence, notes, speeches and writings, and printed matter relating to Hitchcock's military career and his interest in metaphysics and philosophy.

    • Contributor: Hitchcock, Ethan Allen
    • Date: 1793
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    James William Denver papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Four letterpress books containing correspondence relating to Denver's law practice in Washington, D.C., which was concerned with Choctaw Indian claims and land disputes in California and elsewhere in the West, and to his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination (1884). A fifth letterpress book contains the correspondence of Seargent Prentiss Knut of Denver's law firm.

    • Contributor: Denver, James William
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    Rouben Mamoulian papers, 1740-1987

    Theatrical and film director. Correspondence, diaries, scripts, production material, speeches, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, memorabilia and other papers relating to Mamoulian's life and career.

    • Contributor: Mamoulian, Rouben
    • Date: 1740
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    Frederick Lewis Allen papers, 1890-1954

    Editor and author. Correspondence, articles, biographies, date books, diaries, radio scripts, histories, and speeches documenting Allen's career as editor of Harper's Magazine, director of the Foreign Policy Association, author of many popular works on American social history, and an overseer of Harvard University.

    • Contributor: Allen, Frederick Lewis
    • Date: 1890
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    Herman Hollerith papers, 1850-1982

    Inventor and businessman. Correspondence, diary, financial and business papers, patents by Hollerith and others, blueprints, drawings, a Hollerith machine punch plate, writings about Hollerith by Geoffrey Austrian and others, biographical material, and other papers relating to Hollerith tabulating machines and their use in census taking (1890-1910), operation of Tabulating Machine Company and its merger with two other companies forming Computer-Tabulating-Recording Company (1911), and Hollerith's ...

    • Contributor: Hollerith, Herman
    • Date: 1850
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    Arthur Gleason papers, 1863-1931

    Journalist, editor, and social reformer. Family and general correspondence, writings, subject files, clippings, and printed matter relating to Gleason's editorial work with Cosmopolitan, The Survey, and Collier's Weekly; his experiences as a journalist and medic in World War I; his activities on behalf of the British labor movement, Bureau of Industrial Research, United Mine Workers, and socialism; and his interest in topics such as ...

    • Contributor: Gleason, Arthur
    • Date: 1863