Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss 0090
Abstract This collection documents the life of Jacob I. Fass, a chemical engineer who worked at National Oil Products Co. (NOPCO) during WWII and later went on to start his own chemical company. Much of the material in the collection dates from the volatile years of 1942 to 1945 and includes correspondence with his diverse group of friends and family, secret notes taken during his work at NOPCO, and a small number of photographs.
Dates: 1906 - 1964
Identifier: Mss 0091
Abstract Jean Phillips Cootes (1922-2004) was a patroness of American and Italian arts and music and wife of senior American diplomat Merritt Cootes. She entered the Foreign Service in 1944 and served as a stenographer on the staff of General Lucius Clay, chief of the United States occupation forces in Germany. The Jean Phillips Cootes collection contains personal correspondence, a small amount of clippings, and a history of her home, Il Palagetto, in Florence, Italy.
Dates: 1979 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1985 - 2004
Identifier: Mss 0122
Scope and Contents The following contents of this collection constitute various materials representing the intellectual files of John C.H.Wu along with personal items that illustrate his family life and faith. This includes original manuscripts, printed works, photographs, notebooks, sketch books, subject files, posters, clippings, and other research matter of note.
Dates: 1958 - 1996
Identifier: Mss 0102
Overview This collection contains materials dating from 1939 to 2013 documenting the life and work of Luna Kaufman, a holocaust survivor who became an advocate for Jewish-Christian relations. The collection consists of Kaufman’s papers, audio-visual materials, and scrapbooks relating to her life and activism.
Dates: 1939 - 2013
Identifier: Mss 0072
Abstract Ambassador Thomas P. and Dr. Margaret B. Melady have been involved in diplomatic and international affairs since the 1950s, particularly on the continent of Africa. Ambassador Melady has held multiple diplomatic posts for the United States, including Ambassador to Burundi, Ambassador to Uganda, and Ambassador to the Holy See, and the couple have written multiple books on politics in Africa, including Ten African Heroes: The Sweep of Independence in Black...
Dates: Bulk, 1960-1975 1959-2010 (bulk 1960-1975); Majority of material found within 1960 - 1975
Identifier: Mss 0020
Abstract Trinidad (Trina) Padilla de Sanz (1864-1957) was a Puerto Rican poet, suffragist, and composer. Her lifetime spanned several of the most defining moments of Puerto Rico’s history, all collected in her writings and correspondence with some of the most influential people in Puerto Rico and Latin America at the time. She adopted the pen name “La Hija del Caribe” in honor of her father José Gualberto Padilla (1829-1896), a prominent medic, poet, and political activist known as “El Caribe”. La Hija...
Dates: 1845 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1957