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7th & T documentary film collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS2346
Abstract The film “7th &T” documents the culture and life of the neighborhood that surrounded the Howard Theatre as well as showcasing the importance of the Howard Theatre within Washington D.C.’s Black community. The film includes interviews with community members who reminisce about their experiences going to shows at the theater. Scholars are interviewed to discuss the broader history of the theater as space within “Black American culture.” The film also includes many performances from...
Dates: Circa 1984-1987

Adam M. Hallidy papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2042
Abstract

Collection consists of 14 handwritten letters, including 12 from Hallidy to his girlfriend Maggie, one from Maggie to Hallidy, and and a letter from his brother, Bob. Also contains 14 pages from Adam M. Hallidy's diary. The collection is arranged chronologically from 1862 to 1865.

Dates: 1862-1865

AIDS Action Foundation records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2212
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, reports, articles, videocassettes, memos, meeting minutes, photographs, financial records, press releases, and early organizational records. These materials together relate the work of the AIDS Action organization both the Foundation and the Council. These records date from 1984-2006.

Dates: 1984-2006; Majority of material found within 1993 - 2005

American Association of University Professors records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2079
Abstract The mission of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) " . . . is to advance academic freedom and shared governance; to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education; to promote the economic security of faculty, academic professionals, graduate students, post‐doctoral fellows, and all those engaged in teaching and research in higher education; to help the higher education community organize to make our goals a reality; and to ensure higher...
Dates: 1915-2021

Barnard-Talcott Hollerith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2088
Abstract

Collection contains account books and notes that belonged to the Barnard-Talcott family in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in England the the United States. Materials date from 1790 to 1858. The collection also includes tapes and transcripts of oral histories conducted with Virginia and Nan Hollerith in 1981.

Dates: 1790-1981

Charles Melville Pepper papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2377
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, publications, photographs, genealogical documents and miscellaneous souvenirs from the collection of Charles Melville Pepper. The bulk of the material pertains to his travels and research in Latin America. The material dates between 1800-1945.

Dates: 1800-1945

Charles Munroe Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0253-UA
Abstract Dr. Charles E. Munroe (1849-1938), the inventor of smokeless powder, had a distinguished career, both nationally and internationally. After graduating summa cum laude from Harvard in 1871, he continued on as an assistant professor of chemistry until 1874. In 1874 he left Harvard to become professor of chemistry at the United States Naval Academy, where he remained for twelve years. From 1886-92 he was chemist at the United States Naval Torpedo Station and war College. Between 1892 and 1898,...
Dates: 1823 - 1936; Majority of material found within 1874 - 1936

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

Civil War Round Table of the District of Columbia records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2078
Abstract

Records consist of newsletters, meeting minutes, correspondence, member directories, program booklets, field trip records, maps, news clippings, and announcements of organizational events. One folder contains miscellaneous materials, mostly newsletters from other Civil War Round Tables across the countryfrom the Civil War Round Table of the District of Columbia cover the years 1951 to 1994. The bulk of the contents can be found from 1951 to 1959.

Dates: 1951-1994

Clifford K. Berryman cartoon collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2024
Abstract Collection consist of cartoons (209), Christmas cards (12), and facsimiles of cartoons (3), all drawn by Clifford K. Berryman. The cartoons with identified dates span the years 1899-1949, thus exemplifying Berryman's work over much of his career. Berryman was employed as a cartoonist by the Washington Post from 1891-1970 and by the Washington Star from 1907-49. There are only a handful of cartoons which were composed before 1907, when Berryman left the Washington Post to draw for the...
Dates: 1899-1949

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: 1988-2013

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Studies Office records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0010
Abstract

This collection includes annual reports, statistics, correspondence, memos, dean's files, department and program files, dissertation lists, meeting minutes, and brochures.

Dates: 1907-2004

Cynthia Brown Office for Civil Rights collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2312
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, reports, legal documents, clippings, and briefing books produced and collected by Cynthia Brown during the course of her work between 1975 and 1982, first as the principal deputy of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare’s Office for Civil Rights, and subsequently as the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education. It also includes a draft of her memoir, "Twenty Years On: Equity in Education and Civil Rights...
Dates: 1975-1986

Cynthia Harrison feminist documents collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS1005-UA
Abstract This collection consists of articles, newsletters, children’s books, lecture notes, personal notes, and personal correspondence, as well as photocopies of primary sources such as newspaper articles, press releases, reports and memoranda related to GWU Professor Cynthia Ellen Harrison’s research and personal involvement in the women’s rights movement. Items date from the early 1920’s to the mid 1990’s, with the bulk of the material dating to between 1960 and 1980.Cynthia Ellen...
Dates: 1921-2008; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980

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

Darrell C. Crain, Jr., presidential inaugural collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2035
Abstract

The Darrell C. Crain, Jr. Presidential Inaugural Collection consist of newspaper articles, invitations, tickets programs, memorabilia, newspapers, invitations and souvenir booklets, pins and mini flags. The material dated from approximately 1957-1989 came from events such as inaugural ceremonies and balls that Dr. Crain attended while earlier memorabilia from 1817-1929 was material he purchased to complement the collection.

Dates: 1817-2009

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

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

District of Columbia Cable Television collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2376
Abstract

Collection consists of the records from the D.C. Cable TV Design Commission. In 1982 a commission was formally created by the Council of the District of Columbia to create a proposal for bringing cable television to the District of Columbia. This collection consists of documents from the D.C. Cable TV Design Commission including two of the bids for the project. The material dates from 1972-1984.

Dates: 1972-1984

Donald Ray papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0155-UA
Abstract

Donald Ray received his Master of Arts degree in 1947 from The George Washington University, and served as Director of the National Institute of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Collection includes correspondence, reports, articles, pamphlets and books.

Dates: 1938-1992

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

Foggy Bottom Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2311
Abstract

This collection contains Foggy Bottom Association records related to historic preservation and urban renewal in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood. The association has been very active in advocating for the preservation of the residential character of Foggy Bottom as profound changes have come to the neighborhood since the mid-20th century.

Dates: 1969-2006; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2006

Frank B. Swayze phonograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2174
Abstract

This collection contains twenty phonograph records of the Far East Network of the Armed Forces Radio and Television Service. The material dates from circa 1962 to circa 1967. The records are transcription discs of news programs, including Capitol Cloakroom, From the Capitol, Face the Nation, Issues and Answers, and Meet the Press.

Dates: circa 1962 - circa 1967; Majority of material found within 1962 - 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

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

Gilbert Gude papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2081
Abstract Gilbert Gude served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1953-58, in the Maryland Senate from 1962-1967, and was then elected as a Republican to Congress, serving from 1967-76 as the Representative from Maryland's 8th district. During his time in Congress, Gude was the ranking Republican member of the House District of Columbia Committee. Materials in this collection include correspondence, bills, press materials, publications, reports, and other related items. The material dates from...
Dates: 1967-1976

Harper's New Monthly Magazine etchings

 Collection
Identifier: MS2290
Scope and Contents

7 framed, color etchings of Washington, D.C. buildings and streets from Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Donated by former Vice President for Academic Affairs, Roderick French.

Dates: 1859, 1871, and undated

Henry Percy Litchfield papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2119
Abstract

Collection contains translations of German works, drafts of Litchfield's book The Franco-German War of 1870; unpublished works on the topics of European history, the U.S. presidents, religion, and other topics in English, German, French, and Italian; and journals dated 1864-70 and 1877-84 covering his extensive European travel, family matters, and social life. In addition, the collection contains a description, dated 1875, of Gracehill, the family home in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Dates: 1865-1984

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