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Richard C. Hottelet papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2228
Abstract

This collection contains transcripts of radio and television broadcasts, personal notes, correspondence, reporters notebooks, and clippings pertaining to the work of Richard C. Hottelet from 1947-2004.

Dates: 1947-2004

Richard Dunlop collection on Vietnam War-era Protests

 Collection
Identifier: MS2176
Abstract

Collection contains papers, images, sound recordings, and memorabilia related to various social issues, including the Vietnam War, civil rights, women's rights, poverty, communism, and the environment. The material dates from 1959-86, and documents protest activities in the Washington, DC area and other parts of the United States.

Dates: 1959-1986

Richard M. Peabody Gargoyle Magazine collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2040
Abstract

Collection contains material accumulated and generated by Richard Peabody, specifically during his tenure as founder, editor and publisher of Paycock Press. The collection primarily consists of reference material, such as community arts promotional literature and literary publications, in which some of Peabody's work appears and which he used as source material for his book.

Dates: circa 1976-2009

Richard T. Gibson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2302
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, clippings, article drafts, and subject files collected by Richard T. Gibson from 1948 to 2004. Richard T. Gibson (1931-) is an American expatriate journalist, international correspondent, and author based in London. He is the author of African Liberation Movements (1972), was a member of the black expatriate literary community in Paris in the late 1950s, and was a founder of the Fair Play for Cuba Committee in the 1960s. He maintained active personal...
Dates: 1926-2004; Majority of material found within 1948 - 2004

Riggs Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2239
Abstract This collection contains family photographs (including daguerreotypes and tintypes), travel photographs, books, artwork, personal accessories, draft manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and correspondence. The materials date from 1672-2006, with the bulk of the collection ranging from 1870-1939. The records are related to the Riggs family, including Thomas Riggs, territorial governor of Alaska (1918-1921), and family members involved with the Riggs National Bank of Washington, D.C. Family...
Dates: 1672-1987; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1939

Riggs Family records (Page R. Bradley donation)

 Collection
Identifier: MS2336
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to the Riggs family, who founded or were connected to numerous Washington, DC banking institutions beginning in the mid-1800s. The materials in this collection include business ledgers, correspondence, and personal belongings related to various members of the Riggs family. These materials date from the early 1800s to 1950. Specific members of the Riggs family represented in this collection include: Elisha Riggs (New York merchant & Georgetown...
Dates: 1800-1950

Robert A. Nelson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2184
Abstract

Robert A. Nelson (d. March 10, 2009) was a teacher and transportation authority. He promoted high-speed rail in the Northeast corridor and is often known as "the father of the metroliner." In 1963, The Kennedy administration recurited Nelson to head the Northeast Corridor Project. This collection has material related to transportation. The collection includes studies, reports both internal and technical and, memorandum. The material dates from 1962-1975.

Dates: 1962-1975

Robert Dardano papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2165
Abstract Collection contains minutes, correspondence, flyers, candidate questionnaires, brochures, and other material. The material dates from 1985-2017. The material was collected by Robert Dardano in the course of his membership and active participation in the Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance and the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club. Dardano was involved with the election committees of both organizations, and the collection reflects that involvement, as well as his own personal political files. Of...
Dates: 1985-2017

Robert Emmet Kennedy, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2280-UA
Abstract Dr. Robert Emmet Kennedy, Jr. is a professor of European History at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. His teaching and publications have focused on the History of France, especially the French Revolution, and European intellectual history. The Robert Emmet Kennedy, Jr. papers consist of correspondence dating from 1960 to 2011, with the bulk dating between 1970 and 1995. The correspondence is predominately professional, and includes substantive letters from noted...
Dates: 1960-2011; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995

Robert Ross papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2085
Abstract

Collection documents aspects of the military career of Major General Robert Ross. An apologia for the decision to burn public buildings in Washington emerges as a sub-theme. The Collection consists of one box. There are nine folders of manuscript materials {arranged in rough chronological order) and eleven folders of newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1813-1873

Robert Sargent literary papers

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Identifier: MS2308
Abstract Robert S. Sargent was an electrical engineer, Defense Department defensive weapons specialist, and published poet who lived most of his adult life in Washington, DC. He was born in New Orleans in 1912 and died in Washington, DC in 2006. He began writing poetry in his fifties.This collection includes published and unpublished poetry, drafts, correspondence, and biographical materials related to the literary and personal life of poet Robert Sargent. The materials range in date from...
Dates: 1923-2006; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2006

Rocket Press publications and ephemera collection

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Identifier: MS2338
Abstract This collection contains various publications and ephemera printed by The Rocket Press from the personal collection of Ralph Heller. Ralph is the brother of Joshua Heller who, along with his wife Phyllis, established Joshua Heller Rare Books, Inc. in Washington, D.C. in 1985. The material in this collection dates from 1981 to 1994, and it provides a representative example of the work produced by The Rocket Press. The Rocket Press was a private British press started by Jonathan Stephenson in...
Dates: 1981-1994

Roderick S. French papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2296-UA
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers of Dr. Roderick S. French, former faculty member and admnistrator at The George Washington University. Dr. French served as Associate Director and Director of the University's Division of Experimental Programs for fifteen years, and as Vice President for Academic Affairs for eleven years. The collection includes notes, press releases, speeches, brochures, correspondence, clippings, reports, and publications pertaining to Dr. Roderick S. French's...
Dates: 1969-2013; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1998

Roger M. Adelman Files of the John W. Hinckley, Jr. Trial

 Collection
Identifier: MS2358
Abstract Roger M. Adelman (1941-2015) was the senior prosecutor for the United States attorney's office during the trial of John W. Hinckley, Jr. The records, ranging in date from 1981-1989, are related to this trial and Hinckley's attempted assassination of United States President Ronald Reagan in 1981. In 1982, Hinckley was found not guilty by reason of insanity. In 1984, in direct response to the Hinckley verdict, Congress passed the Comprehensive Crime Control Act, which set a higher bar for...
Dates: 1981-1989

Romance Languages and Literature Department records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0080
Abstract

Collection includes graduate student exams and manuscript preparation, correspondence, photos, programs, publications, audio cassettes.

Dates: 1958-1992

Ron Howard papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0766-UA
Abstract Collection include photographs (including many campus buildings no longer extant) and slides (including commencements, buildings, distinguished alumni, President Lloyd Elliott, Jack Friedenthal, Edward "Skip" Ghnem, the GW mascot, Elmer Kayser, the men's and Women's basketball teams, President Trachtenberg, the University Yard, Gates, campus and Washington scenes, and other personalities. Artifacts include banners, key chains, buttons, towels, medals, tickets to Ronald Reagan Honorary Degree...
Dates: 1958-1999

Ronald Spector papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2396
Abstract This collection contains formal and informal correspondence, syllabi, assignments, quizzes/exams, lecture notes, student records, professorship paperwork, resumes, promotional information, research scans and notes, unpublished drafts, conference materials, antique collecting receipts, and copies of published work. The materials date from 1968-2014, with the bulk of the materials dated from 1990-2014. The records document historian Ronald Spector’s teaching and writing career, and also...
Dates: 1968-2014; Majority of material found within 1990-2014

Roy Lee Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IBT0027
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of files from former IBT General President Roy L. Williams' Kansas City office, produced during his tenure from May, 1981 to April, 1983. The largest section of this collection is a variety of correspondence. The majority is correspondence with IBT employees, IBT joint councils and union locals, and transportation companies. The collection also includes correspondence files relating to specific subjects, such as the Central States Pension Fund and...
Dates: 1974-1983

Rufus S. Lusk & Son business and personal records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2189
Abstract Founded by Rufus S. Lusk, Sr.(d. 1971), Rufus S. Lusk & Son, Inc. was the leader in the Mid-Atlantic region for providing the most accurate and reliable real estate sales, ownership, and mortgage information. For nearly 70 year, the Rufus S. Lusk & Son company published real estate information products which made a significant contribution to the Washington area community. Within the collection much of the collection is related to the work of Lusk & Son, but there are also...
Dates: 1896-1994; Majority of material found within 1930-1993

Ruth Ann Overbeck papers & Washington Perspectives, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2032
Abstract

Collection documents the breath and depth of work done by Ruth Ann Overbeck as a historian in D.C. for thirty years. The collection has material for many projects from house histories for individual homeowners to a survey of the Upper Cardozo Columbia Heights neighborhood with oral histories and surveys of buildings such as the Tivoli Theater.

Dates: 1663-2007

Ruth Helm Osborn papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2278-UA
Abstract

This collection contains photographs, slides, scrapbooks, articles, audio cassettes, and correspondence related to the work and life of Dr. Ruth Osborn. Dr. Osborn founded and directed the women's continuing education program at GW titled "Developing New Horizons for Women" from 1964 until her retirement in 1979.

Dates: 1956-2005; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1980

Ruth Porter Ward personal papers

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Identifier: COR0010-MS
Abstract Ruth Porter Ward (1900 September 16 - 1936 July 24) was an artist primarily known for her still lifes and portraits done with oil, pastel, and watercolor. Ward was a student at the Corcoran School of art from 1920 through 1928. This collection contains newspaper articles, correspondence, postcards, art work and photographs related to the artist life of Ruth Porter Ward. The bulk dates of the collection materials is from 1923 through 1965 although there is artwork from when Ward was a...
Dates: 1909-1965; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1936

Samson, Smallwood, and Kenrick families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2365-UA
Abstract

George Whitefield Samson served as president of Columbian College (what is today George Washington University) from 1859 to 1871. This collection includes materials, primarily correspondence, but also a few photographs and other documents, from his parents, Abisha Samson and Mehetabel Samson née Kenrick; the Kenrick family; George Samson and his wife, Elizabeth Samson née Smallwood, and the Smallwood family.

Dates: 1805-1896

Samuel Halperin collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2236
Abstract This collection contains original and reproductions of lithographs, engravings, and woodcuts of the Holy Land and Europe, cartographic catalogues, and various resources for cartographic collection. The materials date from 1683-2007. The majority of the lithographs were published in the 1830s and 1840s, while the cartographic catalogues are from the 20th Century. The lithographs were produced by noted artists David Roberts, J.M.W. Turner, and others. In the past, Dr. Samuel Halperin has...
Dates: 1486-2007

Samuel Halperin Puck and Judge cartoon collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2121
Abstract

This collection contains nineteenth century political cartoons. The collection includes illustrations from issues of "Puck" for the years 1879-1903 and illustrations of "Judge" for the years 1887-1900. Undated illustrations for both magazines are also included. The subject matters of these illustrations are broadly popular culture, history, journalism, and politics.

Dates: 1879-1903

Samuel I. Katz papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS0516-UA
Abstract

Samuel I. Katz received his B.A. degree from GW in 1940 and his M.A. degree in 1942. Materials in this collection include correspondence, a birth certificate, resume, statistical reports by Samuel Katz papers, a scrapbook and an obituary, biography, U.S. Forces European Theater Certificate. The collection cover the years 1937 through 1993.

Dates: 1937-1993

Samuel Shaffer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2091
Abstract

Collection consist primarily of Shaffer's Newsweek files (telexes, carbons, xeroxes of what he filed during his tenure with that news magazine) and typescripts of his book "On and Off the Floor." Both the files and the book typescripts are heavily annotated by Shaffer.

Dates: 1948-1982

Samuel Solomon papers

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Identifier: MS2092
Abstract Samuel J. Solomon (1899-1978) was born in Washington, D. C. on July 11, 1899. In August, 1933 he entered the air transport business with Amelia Earhart and Paul F. Collins, forming National Airways, Inc. to operate daily air service in northern New England States. He resigned as Chairman of the Board on April 23, 1945 for the purpose of organizing Atlantic Airlines. On October, 1933 became Vice-President of National Airport Corporation and Manager of Washington Airport. This collection...
Dates: 1932-1964

Sarah Browning literary papers

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Identifier: MS2252
Abstract

This collection contains poetry, correspondence, book manuscripts, event programs, weekly planners, brochures, conference information, grant proposals, submissions to publications, clippings, and organizational records. The material dates from 1985 to 2018 but the bulk of the material dates from 1997 to 2017. These are the papers and records of the poet and activist Sarah Browning.

Dates: 1985-2018; Majority of material found within 1997 - 2017

Schapiro family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2391
Abstract

This collection contains contains scrapbooks, photographs, and other materials from Dr. Louis Schapiro and his son, Dr. Mark M. Schapiro. The material ranges in date from 1904-1961 and pertains to the Schapiros' educational, professional, and personal lives, with a focus on the Schapiros' travels.

Dates: 1904-1961