Manuscript collection created by the Office of War Information in 1942-1943. Field representatives of various federal agencies in 42 states enlisted individuals who collected rumors generated in the United States during World War II. These individuals or "correspondents" included dentists, beauty shop operators, policemen, proprietors, and librarians who had access to rumors in their communities. Reports were submitted to Dr. Eugene Horowitz at the ...
Correspondence, blueprints and manufactures information for early French and foreign aircraft and dirigibles, reports of accidents involving flyers and balloonists, World War I aerial photographs and intelligence reports, a series of French cartoons, drawings, graphs, charts, diagrams of equipment, maps, newspapers, printed material, and photographs. The materials in the collection were evidently assembled by staff of the magazine L’Aerophile which was published by Georges ...
During World War II, the United States undertook massive aerial attacks against cities and industrial areas in the European and Pacific Theaters to destroy German and Japanese military forces. To study the effects of the bombing, the United States Strategic Bombing Survey (USSBS) was organized in November 1944. The USSBS was assigned two tasks: establish a basis for evaluating the importance and potential of ...
Cameramen’s dope sheets (detailed notes of stories filmed), continuity sheets (synopses of newsreels distributed to theaters), and turnovers (one sentence descriptions of each story filmed) from this major pioneer in the newsreel industry. Collection also contains other paper materials including telegrams, speeches, photographs, programs, and memoranda that provide details of the newsreels created by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Although the entire Fox Movietone ...
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Nearly the entirety of the prolific output of radio playwright and independent film maker Arch Oboler (1909-1987) in radio, motion pictures, television, theater, and print is contained in the Arch Oboler Collection. Featured are his radio plays from the 1930s and 1940s and the first three-dimensional feature film, Bwana Devil.
United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches and lectures, military papers, scrapbooks, military publications, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Patton's military career as a student at the U.S. Military Academy (1904-1909), member of John J. Pershing's Punitive Expedition into Mexico (1916), aide-de-camp to Pershing and later tank commander in Europe during World War I, and commander of forces ...
Patton, George S. (George Smith) - Patton, George S.
Historian, author, and collector. Papers of prominent African Americans, research files, business records, writings, correspondence, and other material relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history.
Journalist, radio and television commentator, and author. Includes correspondence, fan mail, radio and television scripts, news analyses, lectures, speeches, writings, book and subject files, awards, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers but primarily consisting of scripts of Sevareid's radio and television news broadcasts and analyses documenting his career with the Columbia Broadcasting System from World War II as a correspondent in Burma, ...
Physicist and director, National Bureau of Standards. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, agenda, reports, studies, congressional testimony, writings, speeches, conference papers, university teaching and training course records, research data, printed matter, and photographs documenting Astin's career at the National Bureau of Standards, 1928-1969.
Historian, bibliographer, and archivist with the National Archives and Records Service. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, book reviews, reports, and other papers relating primarily to Beers's work as a bibliographer in American history.
United States Army officer, artist, financier, and professor, Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration. Correspondence, reports, speeches and lectures, diaries, and photographs pertaining primarily to Doriot's military career in the research and development of equipment and supplies during and after World War II.
Doriot, Georges F. (georges Frederic) - Doriot, Georges F.
Physicist, oceanographer, and educator. Correspondence, writings, lectures, subject files, biographical information, printed material, photographs, and other material relating to Eckart's career as oceanographer and physicist.
Naval officer. Correspondence, naval planning memoranda, writings, and newspaper clippings documenting Hewitt's naval career, especially as commander of United States naval forces in the Mediterranean during World War II.
Hewitt, H. Kent (henry Kent) - Hewitt, H. Kent
Statesman, diplomat, and entrepreneur. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches, writings, appointment books, business files, name and subject files, and other papers chiefly relating to Nitze's role in United States foreign and national security policy in the last half of the twentieth century.
Chiefly papers of John Alexander Logan (1826-1886), Union Army officer and United States senator and representative from Illinois; and of his wife, Mary Simmerson Cunningham Logan (1838-1923), author. Correspondence, legal and military papers, drafts of speeches, articles, and books, scrapbooks, maps, memorabilia, and printed matter relating chiefly to the Logans and the military, political, and social history of the Civil War and postwar periods.
Diplomat. Correspondence, family papers, diaries (1928-1930), speeches, notes and book drafts, other writings, memoranda, subject files, legal and financial papers, biographical material, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Patterson's career as a diplomat and foreign service officer serving at American embassies in China, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Peru, Poland, and Turkey, and as ambassador to Uruguay.
Army officer, author, and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, drafts of speeches and writings, subject files, newspaper clippings, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Roosevelt's service as United States assistant secretary of the navy (1921-1924) under Warren G. Harding and Secretary of the Navy Edwin Denby, as governor of Puerto Rico (1929-1932), and as governor general of the Philippines (1932-1933).
Physicist. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, laboratory and personal notebooks, notes, personnel records, printed material, blueprints, diagrams, photographs, and other papers relating to Tuve's administration of government-sponsored scientific projects such as the development of the proximity fuze for the United States Navy during World War II.
Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, lawyer, secretary of labor, and diplomat. Correspondence, case files, certiorari memoranda, legal files, speeches and writings, subject files, reports, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to Goldberg's career as a lawyer, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, secretary of labor, and United States representative to the United Nations.
Lawyer, solicitor general, attorney general, and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, legal file, subject file, speeches, writings, financial papers, photographs, and other material relating primarily to Jackson's legal career as a private attorney, government attorney, and Supreme Court justice.
Jackson, Robert Houghwout - Jackson, Robert H.
Private detective agency directed by the Pinkerton family to protect interests of clients in business and industry. The records include business and family correspondence, biographical and genealogical records, administrative records such as procedural guidelines and training manuals, and criminal case files which include correspondence, reports, photographs, legal documents, and printed matter.
Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, business records, diplomatic accounts, speeches, statements and writings, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations.
Harriman, W. Averell (william Averell) - Harriman, W. Averell
Actor, producer, and director Hume Cronyn and actress Jessica Tandy. Family papers, correspondence, annual file, productions and projects file, and scrapbooks documenting Cronyn and Tandy's stage, screen, and television performances and Cronyn's activities as a director, producer, and writer.
Public relations counsel. Correspondence, memoranda, research notes, speeches, articles, book drafts, surveys, reports, publicity material, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter, and other material documenting Bernays's career as a pioneer in the field of public relations and the development of that profession and its influence on American society.
Orientalist, author, educator, and historian. Correspondence, journals, writings, reviews, speeches, research notes, interviews, reports, transcripts of hearings, and other papers pertaining to Lattimore's studies in Chinese and Mongolian history and linguistics, his appointment as a political advisor to Chiang Kai-shek, and his service as director of Pacific Operations in the United States Office of War Information Overseas Operations Branch, and as a member of ...