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Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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, Dr....
Dates: 1823 - 1936; Majority of material found within 1874 - 1936
Collection — Multiple Containers
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. Other...
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.
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.
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 Liberal...
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.
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 continued...
Dates: circa 1860-circa 1980
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract The majority of the pamphlets concern antisemitism and sermons from prominent European and American rabbis. The pamphlets are dated from 1946-79.
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.