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Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Edward E. Ayer typescript memoir

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030118909]
Identifier: MS-0719
Overview Edward Everett Ayer (1841-1927) was an American business magnate, best remembered for the endowments of his substantial collections of books and original manuscripts to the Newberry Library and Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. He had over time built an immense fortune out of supplying timber to the 19th century's fast-growing railroad industry. The collection contains a bound volume of a memoir written by Ayer, titled Reminiscences and Travels of Edward E....

Edward VIII collection

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030055762]
Identifier: MS-0295
Overview The collection consists of a short, seven-page biography of Edward VIII by an unknown author, and a photograph of Edward VIII.

Jacques Barzun papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0501
Abstract The collection consists of approximately 250 letters written to Joan Peyser by Jacques Barzun, as well as edits that Barzun made on five of Peyser's New York Times articles for the purpose of inclusion in her book, The Music of Our Time: Collected Essays and Articles. Most of the letteres reflect Barzun's relationship with Peyser as her mentor and editor. The correspondence often includes clipping of articles by Barzun and others, as well as invitations to...

Kenneth Lasson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0275
Scope and Contents Collection consists largely of research notes, interview tapes, drafts and correspondence relating to seven of Lasson's books and legal articles. The material dates from 1966 to 1990. The material in this collection relates almost entirely to Lasson's writings, especially his books, and reflects his interest in the interaction between U.S. citizens and their government. Most of the articles appeared in law journals (1985-90) and deal with racism and free speech, racism in higher education,...

Marie Dujardin memoir

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030055762]
Identifier: MS-0290
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of one volume of short sketches of various people, mostly French, written by Marie Dujardin, the widow of French journalist and writer, Edouard Dujardin. It concerns individuals associated with the Belle Époque.

Victor Lowe papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0284
Overview Victor Lowe (born 1907) was a professor of philosophy at The Johns Hopkins University, and the biographer of mathematician and philosopher, Alfred North Whitehead. This collection of papers largely relates to Lowe's research into the life of Whitehead and consists mainly of research notes, correspondence, and articles about Whitehead collected by Lowe. Included also are some personal papers which Lowe re-filed with these research files.

William Sulzer scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030051969]
Identifier: MS-0187
Overview A scrapbook containing letters, newspaper articles, and speeches of William Sulzer.