World War, 1914-1918
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace pamphlet and microfilm collection
Abstract The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace was founded in 1910 by Andrew Carnegie. The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, which since 1983 has again been headquartered in Washington, D.C., continues the work begun by its founders. Elihu Root and Nicholas Murray Butler were activists in a segment of a larger peace movement both in the U.S. and abroad that had its roots in the later years of the nineteenth century. This collection consists of over 7,200 items of bound pamphlets,...
Eleanor Lansing Dulles papers
Abstract Eleanor Lansing Dulles (1895-1996) was an economist, teacher, author, and employee of the United States Government. She was a member of a 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 economic...
Dates: 1867-1993; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1990
Stephen S. Wise papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Series one consists of correspondence primarily to and from Stephen S. Wise. There are nearly two hundred letters dating from 1905-1953, with the bulk of correspondence from 1907-32. Series two consists of diaries, notes, addresses, and research guides related to Stephen S. Wise from 1908-1952, with the bulk of materials from 1908-1927. Included are three sets of personal diaries ranging from 1910-14 and 1921-22, notes from his trip to Palestine in 1922, and a number of undated writings on...
William Halsey and Mary Price correspondence collection
This collection contains more than 300 letters sent between William Halsey and Mary Price from 1916-1918. Halsey was an engineering professor at GW and Price was a personal secretary in Swarthmore, PA. Throughout the time the letters were written, Halsey and Price dated, got engaged, and married. The letters provide insight into love and courtship in the early 20th century and discuss events like the 1916 presidential election and World War I.