5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959.

  1. Abraham Flexner papers, 1865-1989

    12,500 items. 35 containers. 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educational reformer and author. Correspondence, research files, speeches and writings, and miscellany pertaining to Flexner's work in medical education and administration of educational foundations.

  2. Oswald Veblen papers, 1881-1960

    13,600 items. 43 containers plus 1 overize. 17 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Mathematician. Correspondence, diaries, subject files, articles, book reviews, drafts of books, lecture notebooks, financial papers, and miscellany relating primarily to Veblen's work and research in pure mathematics and mathematical physics and reflecting his association with Princeton University, the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J., and the American Mathematical Society. Also includes material relating to Veblen's efforts on behalf of displaced German scholars and refugees.

  3. Lessing J. Rosenwald papers, 1819-1979

    28,000 items. 81 containers plus 2 oversize. 32.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Bibliophile, businessman, and philanthropist. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellany relating to Rosenwald's career with Sears, Roebuck & Company; his activities on behalf of various Jewish causes and his opposition to Zionism; his public service work with the National Recovery Administration and the War Production Board; his various charitable, educational, and cultural philanthropies; and his work as a bibliographer and collector of books and prints.

  4. Bollingen Foundation records, 1927-1981

    117,000 items. 460 containers plus 2 oversize. 184 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Endowment established in 1942 by Paul and Mary Mellon to fund scholarly research and publication in the humanities. Correspondence, memoranda, bylaws, minutes, reports on publications and projects, grant applications, financial statements, and other records concerning the genesis and administration of the foundation. Translations of literary works, editorial correspondence, and production records document publications in the Bollingen Series

  5. John Von Neumann and Klara Dan Von Neumann papers, 1912-2000

    19,100 items. 55 containers plus 1 oversize. 21.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Mathematician, atomic energy commissioner, and educator (John Von Neumann). Pioneer computer programmer (Klara Dan Von Neumann). Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, article and book drafts, notes, charts, graphs, patent, biographical material, family papers, and other material pertaining to John Von Neumann's career as professor of mathematics, scientific advisor to government and industry, and author, and to the scientific career and family of his wife, Klara Dan Von Neumann.