Found 6 collections related to Reformers

Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2500
.18 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
Bartolomeo Vanzetti (1888-1927) and Nicola Sacco (1891-1927) were Italian-American anarchists convicted of murdering two men during a robbery in Braintree, Massachusetts in 1920. Appeals on their behalf were unsuccessful and they were executed on... more
Burt, S. W. (Silas Wright), 1830-1912
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 438
.4 linear feet (1 v.)
Silas Wright Burt (1830-1912) was an American civil engineer, militia officer, and promoter of the merit system in the civil service. He served as a colonel and Assistant Inspector General in the New York State militia, Chief Examiner of the New... more
Curtis, George William, 1824-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4303
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
George William Curtis (1824-1892) was an American journalist, orator, author, and publisher. In 1871 he was appointed to chair the commission on the reform of the civil service by President Ulysses S. Grant. The papers consist mainly of letters... more
Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4348
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Dorothea Lynde Dix (1802-1887) was an American mental health activist whose efforts culminated in the Bill for the Benefit of the Indigent Insane, one of the first public mental health initiatives in the United States. The collection consists of... more
Wheeler, Everett Pepperrell, 1840-1925
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3307
3.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Everett Pepperell Wheeler (1840-1925) was an American lawyer and civil service reformer. He was a founder of the New York Bar Association and served for seventeen years as chairman of the executive committee of the New York Civil Service Reform... more
Welling, Richard, 1858-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3279
21 linear feet (55 boxes)
Richard Ward Greene Welling (1858-1946), New York City lawyer and reformer, was founder of the National Self Government Committee and president of the George Junior Republic. He was active in political and municipal reform and belonged to many... more