Found 12 collections related to United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century

Padmore, George, 1902-1959
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 624
1 folder (10 letters)
Ten (10) letters from George Padmore (1903-59) to his friend and confidant Cryil Ollivierre, MD, a fellow Trinidadian. The letters are informal and warm, giving summaries of some of the major events taking place in Padmore's life at the time he... more
Jordan, Elizabeth Garver, 1867-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1597
Elizabeth Garver Jordan (1867-1947) was an author, journalist, editor of Harper's Bazar and suffragist. The collection consists of correspondence from prominent literary figures and a typescript draft of more
Skidelsky, Berenice Claire, 1887-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2768
5.25 linear feet (13 boxes)
Berenice Skidelsky (1887-1984) was an American writer, editor and lecturer. Skidelsky, who also used the pseudonyms Berenice E. Noar and Burton E. Skidell, began her career writing stories for pulp magazines. She wrote short stories and a novel,... more
Alfange, Dean, 1897-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 46
Dean Alfange (1897-1989) was a lawyer, politician and political advisor to U.S. presidents and New York governors. He was instrumental in the formation of the Liberal Party, active in the Greek-American communtiy, and involved in human rights... more
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17802
138.47 linear feet (344 boxes)
The New York Times Company Records: General files document many aspects of The New York Times Company, the newspapers it publishes (most significantly The New York Times but also The Chattanooga Times and other regional and international... more
Century Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18811
190 linear feet (456 boxes); 4,462 Kilobytes (63 computer files)
The Century Foundation, established in 1906 as the Cooperative League and renamed the Twentieth Century Fund in 1922, is a non-profit research institution that supports the study of political and economic issues in the United States. Since its... more
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22294
9.97 linear feet (24 boxes)
The New York Times Company records. Autograph file is a collection of personal and business letters, letters to the editor, legal documents, photographs, and notes created or signed by prominent individuals and sent to the publishers and staff of... more
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2975
97 linear feet (193 boxes, 2 packages and 7 v.); 85 microfilm reels
Norman Matoon Thomas (1884-1968), the American Socialist leader, started his career as a Presbyterian minister in New York City. He became active in the peace movement during World War I and founded the National Civil Liberties Bureau (renamed... more
Universal Negro Improvement Association. Central Division (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1571
8 linear feet; 6 microfilm reels
International self-help organization founded in 1914 by Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) in Jamaica. After moving to New York City in 1916, Garvey began to organize divisions of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (U.N.I.A.) throughout the United... more
Wallace, Emmett Babe, 1909-2006
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 56
3.5 linear feet
Emmett "Babe" Wallace is a singer, composer, actor and writer. He has performed in cabarets, musical revues, films and the theater. As a composer and writer, he has produced a voluminous body of musical compositions, poetry essays and journals.... more
Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-115
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Bernard Baruch writings and speeches (1919 to 1958) consist of five bound volumes containing copies of the financier and political advisor's correspondence, articles, public addresses, and other works. The volumes are titled more
Schiff, Dorothy, 1903-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2691
119.8 linear feet (298 boxes)
Dorothy Schiff (1903-1989) was the publisher of the New York Post, the oldest daily newspaper in the United States, from 1942 to 1976. She wrote a column for the paper and served as editor-in-chief from 1961 until she... more