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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:
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:
Scholarship America records
Extent:
37.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1960-ongoing
Abstract:
This collection consists of the records of Scholarship America (formerly known as the Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America) from 1960 and ongoing.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2008.027
Formal title:
Brown University Christian Association records
Extent:
34.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1881-1969
Abstract:
The Brown Christian Association records contain material relating to various issues in which the BCA was involved, such as disarmament and conscientious objectors during World War II, various relief organizations for post-war Europe, and organizations that provided aid to poor children in the United States. The collection includes annual reports, journals, and newsletters produced by the organization; correspondence and files of K. Brooke Anderson and Joe Wang; records related to campus activities during World War II; peace activities; and subject files. The materials are dated from 1881 to 1969.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1Q.C1
Formal title:
Charlotte Lowney files
Extent:
1.5 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1966-1971
Abstract:
The Charlotte Lowney files contain program and committee records from her tenure as Associate Dean for Resumed Education at Brown University. The materials date from 1966 to 1971.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1CA.L3.
Formal title:
Lysander Dickerman lectures
Extent:
1.0 linear foot
Date range:
1863-1907
Abstract:
The collection consists of manuscript notes written by Lysander Dickerman for lectures about Egypt and Egyptian life. In addition , there are materials relating to Dickerman's lectures which include miscellaneous notes; numerous clippings; notebooks, booklets of notes; correspondences; and other printed materials which include receipts, addressed envelopes, and invitations.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.Dickerman
Formal title:
George William Curtis lectures
Extent:
0.5 linear foot
Date range:
1940
Abstract:
The George William Curtis lectures contains five lectures on literary authors Archibald MacLeish, Thomas Mann, Andre Gide, Luigi Pirandello, and Mariano Azuela. The lectures were delivered in January, February and March of 1940.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS-1MS-G2
Formal title:
Financial Aid Study reports
Extent:
0.25 linear feet (3 folders)
Date range:
1939
Abstract:
The Financial Aid Study reports contain three copies of a 1939 report detailing the types of financial aid awarded to students from the class of 1920 to the class of 1942.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
MS-1D-F2
Formal title:
Raymond Clare Archibald papers
Extent:
1.0 linear foot
Date range:
1911-1958
Abstract:
The Raymond C. Archibald papers, covering the years 1911 to 1955, contain about 1800 items of correspondence, notes on research, and some manuscripts of articles and reviews. Reflected are Professor Archibald's concerns for the development of a comprehensive mathematical library at Brown University, his efforts on behalf of the Mary Mellish Archibald memorial Library at Mount Allison College, and his work as editor of
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.79.18

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