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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

Dan Nimrod papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS2192
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, publications, newspaper clippings, speeches, legal documents, photographs, audiotapes, and videotapes. The material dates from ca. 1950-2002, although the bulk is from 1977-2002. They are the papers of Jacob Dan Nimrod, largely from the time he resumed his writing career in 1977 until his death in 2002. The material in the collection covers the wide range of Nimrod's political writing activities, mainly concerning Israeli politics and foreign relations....
Dates: 1938-2002

David Bates papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0218-UA
Abstract

David M. Bates (1925- ) was born in Arlington, Virginia. He graduated from The George Washington University in 1946, and while a student was very active in the Glee Club, directed by Dr. Robert Harmon. Collection includes essays, and photographs ranging in date from 1940-1998

Dates: 1940-1998

Eleanor Lansing Dulles papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2217
Abstract Eleanor Lansing Dulles (1895-1996) was an economist, teacher, author, and employee of the United States Government. She was a member of a prominent diplomatic family in the United States, and spent the majority of her career in government service. She worked for the United States Social Security Board during the Great Depression and the United States Department of State during World War II and the Cold War. Often referred to as the “Mother of Berlin,” Dulles worked tirelessly for the...
Dates: 1867-1993; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1990

Elmer Louis Kayser papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0245-UA
Abstract Elmer Louis Kayser (1896-1985) came to The George Washington University as a student in 1914 and stayed until his death 1985. He was an institution unto himself, and author of two books chronicling the history of GW: Bricks Without Straw: The Evolution of George Washington University (1970) and A Medical Center The Institutional Development of Medical Education in George Washington University (1973). He also wrote The Grand Social Enterprise; A Study of Jeremy Bentham in his Relation to...
Dates: 1824-2002

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

George Hoffman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0126-UA
Abstract

Materials in this collection include research papers, news clippings, research reports, newsletters, government documents, research notes, memos, bibliographic cards, correspondence, maps, photographs, slides, negatives, audiotapes, videotapes, and artifacts. They range in date from 1965-90.

Dates: 1965-1990

I. Edward Kiev papers

 Collection
Identifier: K0001
Abstract Isaac Edward Kiev (1905-1975) was born in New York City to Nathan and Anna (Radin) Kiev. In 1924, Kiev entered the Jewish Institute of Religion [JIR], a new rabbinical seminary established just two years earlier by renowned Jewish leader and activist Stephen S. Wise. In 1925, Kiev began work as a page in the JIR library to help pay for school and soon he took on more responsibilities including cataloging the Hebrew manuscripts. Although Kiev did not complete his studies at the JIR, he...
Dates: circa 1860-circa 1980

James Goode papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0670-UA
Abstract The collection include manuscript drafts and proofs, research notes, clippings, photographs, prints, correspondence, awards, lecture notes, personal papers, professional papers, and reports. They range in date from circa 1860 to 2017, but the bulk of the material dates from 1950 to 2011. The material relates to James Goode's graduate studies, his 2009 book on Washington sculptures, his collection of American self-portraits, his personal and professional life, and other research...
Dates: circa 1860-2018; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2018

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 Russell Mason papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS0242-UA
Abstract

Collection consists of records, correspondence, photographs, and ephemeral materials ranging in date from 1931 to 1981. The records document John Russell Mason's librarianship education at Columbia University, individual exhibits held at the University Library, and his career at The George Washington University.

Dates: 1931-1981

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

Marcus Cunliffe papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0125-UA
Abstract

Contains diaries, correspondence, research notes, articles, chapters from books, syllabi, exam questions, news clippings, correspondence, original military ballads, illustrations, and photographs range in date from 1936-1990 (bulk 1960-1990) documenting Cunliffe’s career as a scholar of American history.

Dates: 1960-1990

Mount Vernon Seminary and College collection of biographical materials and correspondence with Marjorie Merriweather Post

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0017-MS
Abstract Marjorie Merriweather Post, Founder of the General Foods Corporation, was the First Alumna Trustee of Mount Vernon Seminary and College. She gave untiringly to Mount Vernon Seminary and College, and maintained a lifelong relationship with the school that kept her in constant communication with George Lloyd and later Peter Pelham, Presidents of Mount Vernon Seminary and College. This collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles, invitations, speeches and memorabilia,...
Dates: 1901-1999; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1973

Mount Vernon Seminary and College graphics, publications, and administrative material collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0035-MS
Abstract This collection contains photographs, slides, scrapbook pages, faculty handbooks, correspondence, brochures, event programs, student and alumni publications, and oversized poster boards and artifacts, which include plaques, framed photographs, Mount Vernon College themed paraphenalia, and various items of A/V equipment. These materials documenting the the daily lives of students, special college events, and alumni involvement in college life, were produced and used by students and faculty of...
Dates: 1875-2002; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1997

PNC-Riggs Bank Records

 Collection
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

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

Ulysses S. Grant Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2157
Abstract

Collection includes correspondence, diaries, clippings, scrapbooks, framed photographs, engravings, coins, busts, furniture and other papers and objects of Ulysses S. Grant and Ulysses S. Grant III. The material dates from 1860-1937

Dates: 1860-1937

University historical materials collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG0031
Abstract

This collection include photos, diplomas, invitations, newspapers, early land holdings, 19th century newspaper accounts of the early college, Civil War records, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1821-2012

W. Lloyd Wright papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2075
Abstract

Collection includes correspondence, bills, receipts, lottery tickets, proclamations, testimonials, auction catalogue, newspapers, bonds, stock certificates, and checks. The material dates from 1786-1945. All of the material in this collection relates to prominent people and activities in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1786-1945

Walter E. Fauntroy papers, part 1

 Collection
Identifier: MS2070
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence, news releases, booklets, articles, brochures, statements, meeting files, briefing books, memorabilia, newsletters, photographs, negatives, slides, bills, and hearing files documenting the life and activities of civil rights activist Walter F. Fauntroy. These materials date from 1941-1990 with the bulk of the records falling between 1960-1990.

Dates: 1941-1990

Walter Freeman and James Watts collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS0803-UA
Abstract Collection contains 77.5 linear feet of material accumulated by Dr. Walter Freeman and Dr. James W. Watts during the course of their medical careers, specifically their work on psychosurgery. The materials range in date from 1918-1988 (bulk 1940-1965) and consists of patient medical files, correspondence, articles and reprints, books, manuscripts, conference and research notes, photographs, oral histories, and medical equipment. Most of the records were produced as a direct result of their...
Dates: 1918-1988

William R. Perl papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2026
Abstract

The William R. Perl Papers document the education, professional career and social activism of William R. Perl (1906-1998).

Dates: 1925-1998

Willy Arnheim papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2162
Abstract

Collection contains reports, photographs, slides, correspondence, and clippings related to the restoration of the West Front of the United States Capitol. The material dates from 1962 to 1985. The reports, images, and correspondence deal with the technical issues involved in the restoration, whereas the clippings are mainly concerned with the political debates surrounding the proposed expansion and restoration of the building.

Dates: 1962-1985

Wood Gray papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0246-UA
Abstract

Collection include materials related Wood Gray's time at GW as professor of History, and includes annual reports, correspondence, committee reports, reading lists, syllabi, grades, exams. They range in date from 1934-72.

Dates: 1918-1973