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Formal title:
Thomas E. Skidmore papers
Extent:
28.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1878-2006 (bulk 1950-2006)
Abstract:
This collection documents the career of Thomas E. Skidmore who was a professor in the Latin American Studies department at the University of Wisconsin (1967-1987) and then at Brown University (1988-1999). His area of focus was Brazil and he was the pre-eminent expert in the United States on the topic of its history and politics. The collection relates primarily to his professional life as a student, professor and scholar. Materials related to his personal life are interspersed throughout with the highest concentration in Series 5. Correspondence.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1UF.S4
Formal title:
Coalition of Essential Schools records
Extent:
50.8 linear feet (17 document boxes, 36 records center boxes, 17 shoeboxes)
Date range:
1984-2012
Abstract:
The Coalition of Essential Schools (CES) records contains various materials documenting the foundation of CES. The records contain correspondence between CES and partner and funding institutions, as well as extensive documentation of grant funding pursued and distributed by CES. The development of the Essential Schools movement is embodied in the publication of Horace and in the video recordings of Coalition schools.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
UA.2010.12.30
Formal title:
Louise A. Tilly papers
Extent:
20 linear feet
Date range:
1960-1998 (bulk 1974-1995)
Abstract:
The Louise A. Tilly papers contain materials ranging from 1960 to 1998, with the bulk of materials dated between 1974 and 1995. This collection of drafts of scholarly papers, research notes and materials, academic department administrative materials, and professional correspondence is arranged into six series.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2008.023
Formal title:
American Association of People with Disabilities records
Extent:
7.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1993-2014 (bulk 2002-2010)
Abstract:
This collection, ranging from 1993 to 2014, consists of an array of materials, including correspondence, scattered administrative materials, legal documentation, audio-visual cassettes, computer files, ephemera, and a few artifacts, all of which were issued by or are associated with the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the largest cross-disability membership organization in the United States. AAPD was founded in 1995 by five leaders from the diasability community, Justin Sylvia Walker, Paul Hearne, John D. Kemp, and I. King Jordan, all of whom were instrumental in advocating, drafting and passing the landmark civil rights law, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. The bulk of the materials gathered here represent AAPD's continuing advocacy for the equal rights of the disability community, and are mainly associated with James C. Dickson, a prominent leader in the disability community, who was Vice President for Governmental Affairs of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), and a Brown University graduate (class of 1968).
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2014.020
Formal title:
Bradford Morrow papers
Extent:
45.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1912-2001 (bulk 1973-2001)
Abstract:
The Bradford Morrow papers include manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, notebooks and research materials, including books, related to Morrow's novels, poems, essays and other writings, as well as writings by Martine Bellen, Don DeLillo, Patrick McGrath and Geoffrey O'Brien. The papers also include some of Morrow's personal notebooks, diaries and photographs, and materials from Bradford Morrow Bookseller and
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2005.15
Formal title:
Jean E. Howard papers
Extent:
2 linear feet
Date range:
1970-2013
Abstract:
Papers of Jean E. Howard, Columbia University scholar of early modern literature, the history of drama, and former chair of the Pembroke Center Associates Council. Papers include correspondence, drafts, notes, and research material relating to Howard’s education, scholarly writings, and publications.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2016.010
Formal title:
Robert Cloutman and Elisabeth Anthony Dexter papers
Extent:
12.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1797-1971 (bulk 1935-1968)
Abstract:
The Dexter Papers are a wide-ranging collection of letters, diaries, reports, manuscripts, research notes and photographs dating from the early 19th to the late 20th century. The material represents Elisabeth and Robert Dexter’s humanitarian work in Europe with the Unitarian Service Committee, their respective historical and sociological research projects, and the life and work of Elisabeth’s father Alfred Williams Anthony, a Baptist minister and educator.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2005.029
Formal title:
Rhode Island Feminist Theatre records
Extent:
1.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1970-1991
Abstract:
This collection documents the history and activities of the Rhode Island Feminist Theatre of Providence, RI. The collections includes scripts, publicity, reviews, articles, promotional and touring material, posters, playbills, photographs, and administrative files.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.90.28
Formal title:
Charles A. Kraus papers
Extent:
4.25 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1915-1966
Abstract:
The Charles A. Kraus papers document a network of professional colleagues and industry affiliations; his patent and consulting work, in particular with the Standard Oil Co.; and research. The collection includes correspondence, patents, and collected reference sources. Materials date from circa 1915 to 1966.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1UF.K1
Formal title:
Harvey O'Connor Civil Liberties collection
Extent:
4.0 linear feet
Date range:
between 1966 and 1972
Abstract:
The collection includes a wide range of printed materials (reports, mailings, newspaper clippings, financial statements, court documents, correspondence, meeting agendas, announcements, publications, flyers, and press releases). In addition, there are materials concerning civil rights issues; the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU); the Subversive Activities Control Board (SACB); Committee for GI Rights; the Rosenerg-Sobell case; Stamler and Hall; American Committee for Protection of Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF); Emergency Civil Liberties Committee; American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born; the House Un-American Activities Committee, the Committee to Abolish the House Un-American Activities Committee, and Sacco and Vanzetti.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2011.013

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