Found 9 collections related to United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1953

Carstarphen, Frank E. (Frank Ellice), 1871-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 482
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Frank Ellice Carstarphen (1871-1952), a lawyer who specialized in criminal law, held public office in Colorado and New York and actively campaigned for the Democratic Party. He also wrote stage adaptations of novels. Collection consists of... more
Heyman, Gertrude, 1878?-1958
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1393
1 linear foot (1 box)
Gertrude Amalia Heyman (1878?-1958) was a stenographer who served with the American Expeditionary Forces and the Jewish Welfare Board in France during World War I. She continued her career as a public stenographer and notary public in various U.S.... more
Curtis, William John, 1854-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 710
.3 linear feet (1 box)
William John Curtis (1854-1927) and Henry Hill Pierce (1875-1940) were lawyers practicing in New York City. Collection consists of letters received by Curtis and Pierce from prominent political, business and social figures mainly for the period... more
Gross, M. Louise, 1884-1951
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1257
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
M. Louise Gross (1884-1951) worked as secretary to the New York City Tammany Hall district leader Thomas F. Foley and was active in anti-prohibition groups. After the repeal of prohibition in 1933 she continued in politics and in the 1940s was a... more
Shaw, Albert, 1857-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2736
251.91 linear feet (237 boxes, 45 volumes and 2 microfilm reels)
The Albert Shaw Papers contain correspondence (professional and personal); files concerning the books, articles, and speeches Shaw authored, administrative records and articles from the Review of Reviews; and many... 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
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1962
48 linear feet (120 boxes and 7 slipcases); 69 microfilm reels
H.L. Mencken (1880-1956), journalist, author and critic, worked as a reporter and drama critic for the Baltimore Morning Herald from 1899 to 1906. From 1906 to the end of his working career he was at the Baltimore Evening Sun where he wrote the... more
Town Hall, Inc.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3013
234 linear feet (281 boxes)
Town Hall was founded in 1894 by six prominent suffragists under the name League for Political Education to continue the struggle for women's rights by raising political consciousness. Robert Ely was director of the League from 1907 to 1937. The... more
Walsh, Frank P.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3211
168 linear feet (151 boxes, 94 v.)
Francis Patrick Walsh (1864-1939), an American lawyer and political reformer, was one of the chief architects of the legislative struggle against industrial exploitation of children and an advocate of Irish and anti-imperialist causes. He also... more
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