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Albert F. Murray papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2003
Abstract

Collection relates primarily to Albert F. Murray's career and includes information about his early years working on radio-controlled torpedoes and later his work with the development of television. The material related to television is one of the stronger portions of the collection and includes many photographs, patents, schematics, a chronological history of RCA-Victor, and numerous journal and newspaper articles.

Dates: 1858-1987

Alumni Class materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS2130
Abstract

Collection includes scrapbooks, papers, diplomas, newspapers, textiles, and memorabilia from various sources associated with alumni of the University.

Dates: 1823-1998

Bill Ryan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS2141-UA
Abstract

Collection consists of blankets, a football helmet, an athletic letter, a football, football programs, a pennant from 1957 Sun Bowl game, scrapbooks, photos, cups, and a trophy donated by Bill Ryan. Bill Ryan earned an A.A. degree from George Washington University in 1934 and also served as President of Colonials, Inc. athletic booster club in 1956-1957.

Dates: 1932-1989

Career and Cooperative Education Center records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0048
Abstract

Materials in this collection include annual reports, publications, publications scrapbooks, and microfilm. They range in date from 1951-2002.

Dates: 1951-2002

Chauncey M. Depew papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2095
Abstract

Collection consists of fifty boxes of material documenting Chauncey M. Depew's career in public speaking from approximately 1880-1920. It features many published speeches, handwritten and typescript speeches, and notes, in addition to scrapbooks, memorial books, clippings, and photographs demonstrating Depew's prominence as an orator.

Dates: 1856-1934

Clifford Stearns Congressional papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS1007
Abstract The Hon. Clifford B. “Cliff” Stearns is a GWU alumnus and Air Force veteran who represented Florida’s 6th district in Congress for almost a quarter century. A self-styled “Citizen Congressman,” he strongly advocated for financial restraint and conservative values. This proved to be a powerful message that resonated with voters during the 1990’s when the GOP reclaimed the majority in the House of Representatives. While his committee work lies at the core of this collection, the papers...
Dates: 1988-2022; Majority of material found within 1988-2012

Columbian Women records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0027
Abstract

Collection includes scrapbooks, reports, correspondence, member lists, constitution and by-laws, photographs, and meeting minutes.

Dates: 1894-2009; Majority of material found within 1916 - 2006

David S. Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0001-UA
Abstract

Collection include books, correspondence, articles, scrapbooks, notes, travelogues and a cap and gown of David S. Brown, who was Professor Emeritus of Management in the School of Government and business administration and program director for 31 years. The materials range in date from 1915-89.

Dates: 1915-1989

Edward W. "Skip" Gnehm, Jr. papers

 Collection — flat_box: 1
Identifier: MS0776-UA
Abstract

Collection includes photocopies of two scrapbooks containing clippings, letters, photos, etc., of Edward W. Gnehm, Jr., GW student body president. They range in date from 1965-66.

Dates: 1965-1966

Facilities Department records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG0063
Abstract

Collection includes blueprints of buildings (including Lisner Hall, Lisner Auditorium, Stockton Hall, Mitchell Hall, Bradley Hall, Dorothy Betts Theater, Gelman Library), campus plans, parking lots owned, and expansion programs. There are also images of projects from the Mount Vernon Campus.

Dates: 1904-2008

Faculty Women's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0085
Abstract

Materials in this collection include membership directories, program booklets, meeting minutes, constitution and by-laws, annual reports, scrapbooks (with clippings, invitations, programs, photographs) . They range in date from 1930-1992.

Dates: 1930-1992

Faye Moskowitz papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2234
Abstract

This collection includes resources related to the literary life of author and educator Faye Moskowitz.The records cover the years 1962-2007 with the bulk being from 1983-2003.

Dates: 1962-2007

Frederick Kuh papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2109
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence, articles, scrapbooks of Kuh articles, speeches, diaries, writings both published and unpublished, and address and telephone books. This material dates from 1924-67. These papers are from Kuh's time as a journalist especially during World War II. Kuh was often the recipient of confidential information from numerous government officials in London and Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1924-1967

George Coffin papers

 Collection — Box: UP0001
Identifier: MS2048
Abstract

Collection includes original political cartoons from Washington newspapers; lithographic reproductions of other political cartoons; original pen and ink illustrations of civil war stories; scrapbooks containing original political cartoons, lithographic reproductions of cartoons, original sketches, and newspaper clippings; diaries; and loose sketches and photographs. These materials date from 1858-1896.

Dates: 1858-1896

Hazel Hanback papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0515-UA
Abstract

Hazel Smallwood Hanback (1918- ) is a life-long Foggy Bottom neighborhood resident, graduate of The George Washington University and served as a member of the Board of Trustees from 1979-1996. Collection includes two scrapbooks from the Grant School (in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood), including the PTA of the school, and includes photographs, programs, reports, correspondence and by-laws. Also present are three Kodak cameras, a bow used in archery class and a beanie from Grant School.

Dates: 1931-1937

Jim Graham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2013
Abstract Records include personal files of Jim Graham from both his time as a member of the DC Council, as well as materials created during his early career and post-Council, and constitution and by-laws for Whitman-Walker Clinic, correspondence, financial records, photographs, videocassettes, audio cassette tapes, executive meeting minutes, annual reports and other publications of the Whitman-Walker Clinic, publications and materials of other AIDS-related organizations, scrapbooks, newspaper...
Dates: 1961-2015; Majority of material found within 1983-2014

John B. Duncan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2055
Abstract In 1952, after twenty-eight years of service in city government, John Bonner Duncan (1910-1994) was appointed recorder of deeds for the District of Columbia. He served in this capacity until 1961, at which time President John F. Kennedy appointed him the first African-American commissioner of the District of Columbia. Collection contains photographs, speeches, awards, correspondence, medical records, articles, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and reference files. The material dates from 1932-89,...
Dates: 1932-1989

League for Progress in Architecture records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2198
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence, newspaper articles, a scrapbook, government documents, and a report. These documents are dated between 1937-39. Most of the material in this collection consists of letters both incoming and outgoing from the League for Progress in Architecture as members protested the design, location, and lack of design competition of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.

Dates: 1937-1939

Leon Zach scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS2164
Abstract

Collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings. The clippings date from 1953-1955 and have been culled from local newspapers, including the Washington Star, Washington Daily News, and Washington Post. The clippings document urban planning efforts in Washington, D.C. Zach served on the National Capital Planning Commission during this period.

Dates: 1953-1955

Lester Frank Ward papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0247-UA
Abstract

Lester Frank Ward (1841-1913) has been described by some as the father of American sociology. His contributions to sociology are almost forgotten today, but at one time he was considered to be one of America's leading intellectuals. Collection includes diaries, correspondence, photographs, a scrapbook. and sixty-nine articles written by Lester Frank Ward. The materials range in date from between 1883 and 1919.

Dates: 1883-1919

Library Science Alumni Association records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0029
Abstract

Collection includes correspondence, programs, agendas, publications, newsletters, biographies, newspaper clippings, alumni directory, and correspondence,

Dates: 1894-1974

Medical Center records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0007
Abstract

Collection includes personnel files, minutes, correspondence, yearbooks, newsletters, publications, photographs, scrapbooks, telephone directories, films, and videotapes.

Dates: 1825-2011

Music Department records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG0075
Abstract

Collection includes programs, photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, posters, meeting minutes, by-laws.

Dates: 1898-2005

National Law Center records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0014
Abstract

Collection includes the law alumni photographic collection, founder's day celebrations, biographical sketches, articles reports, GW law school yearbooks, 1895 to 1915, bulletins and journals of the Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Research Institute of GW, (1950-1972), copies of the "Advocate," Banners scrapbooks correspondence Alumni reunions, minutes from the Board of Trustees, Research notes, banners, caps and gowns, reports to the Dean Exam questions, and information on Stockton Hall.

Dates: 1865-2005

National Organization for Women Washington D.C. Chapter and Capitol Hill Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2204
Abstract

The material in this collection document the efforts of two chapters the Washington D.C. Chapter and the Capitol Hill Chapter of the National Organization for Women. The material in the collection dates from ca. 1971-ca. 1999.

Dates: circa 1971-1999; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1983

Office of the President records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0002
Abstract Although governed by a Board of Trustees, the president of the university has always been the chief administrative officer for the institution. The collection contains a mixture of personal and family papers, biographical research, and administrative records representing all but one GW President (Howard Lincoln Hodgkins, who served as president ad interim from 1921 to 1923). In addition, it contains a series of scrapbooks containing news clippings maintained by the office of the president...
Dates: 1795-2017; Majority of material found within 1821-2017

Paul Bartsch papers

 Collection
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

Polly Shackleton papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

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