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Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2593
.2 linear feet (1 box)
The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research was founded in 1901 in New York City by John D. Rockefeller for the advancement of medical research. Collection consists of correspondence of P.A. Levene of the Institute with displaced foreign... more
Morse, Arthur D.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2068
21 linear feet
Arthur David Morse (1920-1971) was an author and television producer for the Columbia Broadcasting System. Typescripts of Morse's published and unpublished articles, speeches, and books; scripts of his television programs "Yesteryear" and "See it... more
Bloom, Sol, 1870-1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 323
61.5 linear feet (62 boxes)
Sol Bloom (1870-1949) was a U.S. Congressman from New York City, 1923-1949, and served as chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 1939-1949. Collection consists of Bloom's public papers as a member of Congress including case files, special... more
Kohlbach-Bickel family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6305
5.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
The Kohlbach-Bickels were a Hungarian and Swiss family that contained a rabbi, a professor, engineers, and the first female Hungarian architect. The first generations originated in Hungary and Switzerland, with later branches moving to Germany,... more
Pesotta, Rose, 1896-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2390
25 linear feet (45 boxes, 4 packages)
Rose Pesotta (1896-1965) was a labor union official. Collection consists of correspondence and papers reflecting Pesotta's career as official of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and as organizer of garment workers in various cities... more
Schurgast, Margarete, b. 1871
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6307
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Margarete Schurgast was a Jewish feminist and pacifist, boardinghouse owner, and German émigré who fled Nazi rule in 1941. She was a friend and correspondent of Carrie Chapman Catt, Karin Michaëlis, and Rosika Schwimmer.
New York Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18363
97.37 linear feet (231 boxes)
The New York Foundation is a philanthropic foundation, established in New York City in 1909 for the purpose of providing financial support towards "altruistic purposes, charitable, benevolent, educational, or otherwise." For over a century, the... more
Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 922
98.46 linear feet (222 boxes)
The Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars was formed in New York City in 1933 by American academicians for the purpose of employing refugee German scholars in American institutions. Many of these refugee scholars were Jews... more
Papanek, Ernst
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2333
23 linear feet (42 boxes)
Ernst Papanek (1900-1973) was an Austrian-born child psychologist and educator known for his work with refugee children during and after World War II and for his involvement in socialist parties in Europe and the United States. Collection consists... more
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