17 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Poverty.

  1. John Adams Kingsbury papers, 1841-1966

    57,400 items. 165 containers. 65.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Social worker and social reformer. Includes correspondence, journals and diaries, family papers, autobiographical material, travel notes, manuscripts of Kingsbury's books, speeches and articles, news releases, legal and financial papers and documents his activities as a social reformer and public health advocate such as his efforts to improve the conditions of public institutions in New York and Eastern European relief work.

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  2. Russell W. Peterson papers, 1917-2004

    46,000 items. 140 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 classified. 56 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Environmentalist and governor of Delaware. Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, trips and events files, and other papers relating primarily to Peterson's work as an environmentalist and his employment as the chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality, president of New Directions, director of the Office of Technology Assessment of the United States Congress, and president of the National Audubon Society.

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  3. Edward William Brooke papers, 1941-2015

    245,250 items. 701 containers plus 1 classified and 31 oversize. 280 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, attorney general of Massachusetts, and United States senator. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, transcripts of interviews, reports, notes, subject files, draft and printed legislative bills, briefing books, press releases, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Brooke's career as attorney general of Massachusetts and as U.S. senator.

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  4. Eric Frederick Goldman papers, 1886-1988

    27,600 items. 91 containers plus 13 oversize. 43 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author, educator, and historian. Correspondence, diaries, newspaper clippings, research materials, scrapbooks, speeches, and writings pertaining to Goldman's career as a historian and consultant to President Lyndon B. Johnson on intellectual matters.

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  5. Robert S. McNamara papers, 1934-2009

    93,500 items. 268 containers plus 5 classified and 2 oversize. 107.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    United States secretary of defense, president of the World Bank, and corporate executive. Correspondence, memoranda, organization records, subject files, speeches and writings, reports, conferences and meetings, background and research material, and other papers relating primarily to McNamara's private and public life following his service as secretary of defense, including his leadership of the World Bank, his role as counselor and adviser to various private corporations and nonprofit organizations and foundations, and his commentary on and advocacy for solutions to the critical domestic and foreign policy issues of the times.

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  6. Clinton Presba Anderson papers, 1938-1973

    250,000 items. 1,112 containers. 444.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    U.S. senator and representative from New Mexico and secretary of agriculture. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, hearing transcripts, reports, and other papers pertaining to Anderson's service in Congress.

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  7. Norman Podhoretz papers, 1950-1986

    11,500 items. 43 containers. 15.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author and editor. Correspondence, memoranda, diary, journal, writings, speeches, transcripts of interviews, newspaper clippings, printed materials, and other papers relating primarily to Podhoretz's career as an author and editor of Commentary.

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  8. Bayard Rustin papers, 1942-1987

    17,500 items. 49 containers plus 1 oversize. 19.6 linear feet. 23 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Civil rights activist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, press releases, financial records, agendas, printed material, and other papers documenting Bayard Rustin's leading role as an activist in the African-American civil rights movement, advocate of international human rights and social reform, and pacifist.

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  9. Leon Howard Sullivan papers, 1940-2002

    8,400 items. 24 containers. 9.6 linear feet. digital files. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Civil rights leader, entrepreneur, and minister. Correspondence, speeches, subject files, clippings, printed material, awards, and other papers relating chiefly to Sullivan’s work with the International Foundation for Education and Self Help.

  10. John Vachon papers, 1913-1995

    4,000 items. 12 containers. 4.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Photographer. Correspondence, family papers, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Vachon’s career as a photographer with the Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information, and Look magazine.