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Paul Bartsch papers

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Identifier: MS0250-UA
Abstract Paul Bartsch (1871-1960) taught biological science and zoology at The George Washington University (GW) from 1899 to 1939 and became a professor emeritus in 1937 through 1960. He was a zoologist who specialized in mollusks. Bartsch held many important positions throughout his life including, professor emeritus at GW and curator of the mollusks division of the US National Museum. Collection consists of papers, a scrapbook, and pilot charts of waters. They range in date from 1894 to 1945 and...
Dates: 1894-1945

Peter H. Sera papers

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Identifier: MS2183
Abstract

This collection was donated by Peter H. Sera in 1990 and contains material pertaining to telecommunications and satellite broadcasting from 1964-1989.

Dates: 1964-1986

Peter P. Hill papers

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Identifier: MS0352-UA
Abstract Peter Proal Hill (1926- ), Professor Emeritus of History and International Affairs, was University Historian at The George Washington University from 1985-2004, when he retired. Dr. Hill earned his B.A. from Tufts University in 1949, and M.A. from Boston University in 1954. He came to GW in 1957 as a teaching fellow, and earned his Ph.D. from GW in 1966. He taught American and European history, specializing in diplomatic history. From 1984-85 he served as interim dean of the School of Public...
Dates: 1965-1994

Peter Pelham collection

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Identifier: MVC0011-MS
Abstract

Peter Pelham was the fifth president of Mount Vernon Seminary and Junior College, originally founded in Washington, D.C. in 1875. Mount Vernon Seminary and College merged with The George Washington University in 1999. This collection contains correspondence, and administrative files from the collection of Peter Pelham, president of Mount Vernon Seminary from 1962-1976.

Dates: 1962-1982

Peter Reddaway Samizdat collection

 Collection
Identifier: GRC0002
Abstract Samizdat, from the Russian "sam" ("by oneself") and "izdatel'stvo" ("publishing house,") means "self published" and designates prohibited publications created in secret and distributed via underground networks during the Soviet era. The Peter Reddaway samizdat collection contains original samizdat materials from the USSR, samizdat documents copied for distribution by Radio Free Europe/Radio liberty, correspondence, petitions, news sheets, articles, memoirs, works of prose and poetry,...
Dates: Circa 1950s - 2010

Peter S. Craig papers

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Identifier: MS2066
Abstract Peter Stebbins Craig was a lawyer in Washington, D.C. who led legal challenges against the construction of interstate highways through the city in the 1960s and 1970s. Taking the side of residents whose homes would be razed for new freeways, Craig successfully battled developers, business leaders, and members of Congress to block seven multilane highways that would have destroyed 200,000 housing units within the city. This collection contains reports and studies, correspondence, legal...
Dates: 1904-1983; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1975

Peter Smeallie and Peter Smith photographs

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Identifier: MS2122
Abstract

The Peter Smeallie and Peter Smith Collection consists of 167 photographs and graphics that were reproduced in the book New Construction for Older Buildings: A Design Sourcebook for Archivists and Preservationists (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1990), which they co-authored. The collection also contains .25 linear feet of correspondence and releases.

Dates: 1980-1990

Philosophy Department records

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Identifier: RG0076
Abstract

Materials in this collection include syllabus, postcards, flyers, news bulletin, and press releases. They range in date from 1904-96. The materials concern lectures, "Techne", and the Elton lecture. There are also a number of folders for the Washington Philosophy Club.

Dates: 1904-1996

Phyllis McClure Civil Rights in Education collection

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Identifier: MS2313
Abstract Phyllis McClure (1938-2010) was a longtime civil rights activist and advocate for disadvantaged students in U.S. public schools. In her position at the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund from 1969 through 1994, she was known for exposing the misuse of federal money under the Title I program of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. She demonstrated that school districts were regularly using Title I funds, which were intended to improve education for impoverished students,...
Dates: 1957 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1969 - 2010

Physics Department records

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Identifier: RG0077
Abstract

Collection includes office files, memos, correspondence, course materials, staff papers, administration materials, conferences/workshops, and course syllabi.

Dates: 1930-2005

PNC-Riggs Bank Records

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Identifier: MS2213
Abstract Collection consists of the records of Riggs Bank (1896-2005) and its predecessor institutions, Riggs & Co. and Corcoran and Riggs. It also contains records from banks that Riggs acquired or merged with during the early to mid-twentieth century: Central Savings Bank/Hamilton Savings Bank, Northwest Savings Bank, Farmers and Mechanics National Bank, Washington Loan and Trust, Lincoln National Bank, and the National Bank of Washington. The collection includes records of the accounts of...
Dates: 1809-2004

Poetry Committee of the Greater Washington, DC Area records

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Identifier: MS2303
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, bank statements, and membership information. These records date from 1987-1997 with the bulk falling between 1996-1997. These records come from Jeffrey Brown who served as treasurer of the committee during the late 1990s.

Dates: 1987-1997

Political magazine collection, Puck, Judge, Jingo

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Identifier: MS2238
Abstract

This collection contains issues of the political magazines Puck, Judge, and Jingo. The issues date from 1881-1885, and 1925.

Dates: 1881-1897, 1925

Polly Shackleton papers

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Identifier: MS2031
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, memorandums, newsletters, speeches, news releases, public statements, news clippings, newspapers, events brochures, pamphlets, posters, buttons and pins, photographs, cassette tapes, plaques and awards, hats, scarves, a 44 star flag, expired passports, membership and identification cards, hats, and buttons and pins documenting Polly Shackleton's (1910-1997) career as a politician and social activist in Washington, D.C. during the second half of the...
Dates: 1894-1997

Potomac Area Council American Youth Hostels records

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Identifier: MS2196
Abstract

Collection includes correspondence, brochures, pamphlets, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, slides, scrapbooks, audio and video tapes, and cloth materials. The material dates from 1943-2011. The material in the collection covers the history of the Potomac Area Council of American Youth Hostels, especially the activities of its former Executive Director and board president, Don Messersmith.

Dates: 1943-2011; Majority of material found within 1946 - 2005

Primary Writing small press records and Phyllis Rosenzweig personal correspondence collection

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Identifier: MS2393
Abstract This collection contains publications (journal issues, postcards, monographs) related to the Primary Writing publication as well as small presses in Washington D.C., manuscript drafts, correspondence both related to the journal publication and other Primary Writing related work between Phyllis Rosenzweig, Diane Ward, and contributing authors, and a small amount of organization records related to the production of a journal including layout mock-ups, and receipts. There is also a series with...
Dates: 1973-2019; Majority of material found within 1994-2009

Program in Judaic Studies collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG0150
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Program in Judaic Studies newsletters dating from 2000-2007.

Dates: 2000 - 2007

Progressive Student Union records

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Identifier: RG0134
Abstract This collection consists of material gathered and created by the George Washington University Progressive Student Union as a function of their advocacy and campaign work. The type of material in the collection includes flyers, newsletters, correspondence, meeting agendas, newspaper articles, brochures, educational material, campaign material, and organizational records. This material dates from 1966 to 2008 with the majority of the material falling within the dates 1988-1996. Topics...
Dates: 1966-2008; Majority of material found within 1988 - 1996

Property agreements, Washington, DC

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Identifier: MS2090
Abstract

Collection consists of 48 indentures, or property agreements. These documents date from 1809-35. Most of the documents have the term "indenture" appearing in the first sentence, although they are variously described by city officials in the agreements themselves as deeds, bills of sale, leases, and agreements.

Dates: 1809-1835

Neil Thomas Proto papers

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Identifier: MS2275-UA
Abstract Neil Thomas Proto is an attorney, writer, and professor based in Washington, D.C. He earned his MA in International Affairs in 1969, and his JD in 1972, at the George Washington University. As a law student at the George Washington University, Proto served as a resident director for two residence halls on campus: Welling Hall and Crawford Hall. Mr. Proto has practiced law for thirty years, and he is currently counsel in the Washington, D.C. firm of Schnader Harrison Segal and Lewis. Since...
Dates: 1968-2006; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1973

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department records

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Identifier: RG0059
Abstract

Collection includes psychology internship records, AIDS education project, conferences, correspondence, evaluations, demographic questionnaires, and quarterly reports.

Dates: 1967-1995

Psychology Department records

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Identifier: RG0078
Abstract

The Department of Psychology, of George Washington University (GW), contributes to the mission of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS) at the George Washington University by offering both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. This collection consists of one box of faculty meeting minutes from 1925 to 2000.

Dates: 1925-2000

Public Policy Program records

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Identifier: RG0118
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, policies procedures, and exams. This material dates from 1973-1987.

Dates: 1973-1987

Ralph Cipriano Italian American collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2277
Abstract

This collection contains personal papers of Ralph Cipriano (1897-1975) related to his work with the Lido Civic Club and other Italian American organizations in Washington, DC from 1937-1975. Cipriano was a charter member and 1938 president of the Lido Club. Topics covered in the collection include the 1940s war bond drives, Italian American social events, charitable giving, and correspondence with prominent Washingtonians.

Dates: 1937-1975; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1968

Ralph Donnelly papers

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Identifier: MS2057
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence, photographs, newsletters, maps, meeting minutes, reports, and surveys. This material convers the years 1954-94 and documents the activities of the C & O Canal Association and relate specifically to the C & O Canal.

Dates: 1838-1994

Ralph E. Rechel papers

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Identifier: MS2064
Abstract

Ralph E. Rechel Papers consist mainly of documents created by him or his colleagues during his years as a transportation analyst and consultant for various public and private organizations. The collection contains assorted memoranda, reports, journals, correspondence, testimonials, news clippings and pamphlets. These range in date from 1947 to 1980.

Dates: 1947-1980

Records related to neighborhood overlay and development from the Woodland Normanstone Neighborhood Association

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Identifier: MS2354
Abstract Woodland Normanstone is a small residential neighborhood in Northwest Washington, D.C., adjoining the larger neighborhoods of Woodley Park, Massachusetts Avenue Heights, and Observatory Circle. On March 23, 1989, the Woodland Normanstone Neighborhood Association was certified as a nonprofit corporation composed of residents of Massachusetts Avenue Heights, an area bounded by Rock Creek Park to the east, Massachusetts Avenue to the south and west, and Calvert Street, Cleveland Avenue and...
Dates: 1988-1996

Religion Department records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RG0079
Abstract

Materials in this collection include commencement and convocation scripts, honorary degrees and award files, correspondence, and diagrams for university yard and Constituion Hall seating for graduations. They range in date from 1951 to 1987.

Dates: 1951-1987

Richard Bolt collection of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority reports

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Identifier: MS2398
Abstract

This collection contains WMATA safety reports from the mid-1980s and were donated by Richard Bolt who was a safety engineer.

Dates: 1969-1985; Majority of material found within 1982-1985