18 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Public health.

  1. John Adams Kingsbury papers, 1841-1966

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

    Summary:

    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. Eugene Jules Houdry papers, 1931-1980

    36 items. 1 container. 0.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    French-American chemist, chemical engineer, and inventor. Notes containing blueprints, mathematical calculations, formulas, and charts, and including remarks and papers relating to air pollution, petroleum chemistry, and public health.

  3. Josephus Daniels papers, 1829-1948

    331,000 items. 934 containers plus 2 oversize. 373.8 linear feet. 399 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Diplomat, journalist, and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, and papers of the Daniels, Bagley, Seabrook, and Worth families and other material. The bulk of the collection relates to events and policy decisions during Daniels's service as secretary of the navy during the administration of Woodrow Wilson, but also concerns his career as editor of the Raleigh News & Observer, his work with the Democratic Party, and his role as ambassador to Mexico.

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  4. National Consumers' League records, 1882-2003

    119,800 items. 288 containers plus 4 oversize. 116.4 linear feet. 127 microfilm reels. 130 digital files (1.35 MB) . -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization founded in 1899 to monitor the conditions under which goods were manufactured and distributed. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches, project and program files, legal files, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the league's efforts toward reform in public health, consumer protection, public welfare, and fair labor standards.

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  5. Fairfield Osborn papers, 1924-1969

    3,400 items. 8 containers plus 5 oversize. 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Zoologist and conservationist. General correspondence, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Osborn's interest in population control, soil conservation, forestry, public health, and natural resources.

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  6. Rita R. Colwell papers, 1931-2004

    149,000 items. 425 containers plus 1 classified and 16 oversize. 165 linear feet. 11,000 digital files (1.15 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    National Science Foundation director, microbiologist, educator, and administrator. Correspondence, writings, speeches, clippings, notes, meeting minutes, subject files, and other papers in both physical and digital formats documenting Colwell’s tenure as National Science Foundation director and career as a microbiologist.

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  7. Edward L. Bernays papers, 1777-1994

    227,000 items. 860 containers plus 54 oversize. 160.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Public relations counsel. Correspondence, memoranda, research notes, speeches, articles, book drafts, surveys, reports, publicity material, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter, and other material documenting Bernays's career as a pioneer in the field of public relations and the development of that profession and its influence on American society.

  8. Hugh H. Smythe and Mabel M. Smythe papers, circa 1895-1997

    36,500 items. 105 containers plus 1 classified. 42 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomats, educators, and scholars. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, photographs, reports, writings, subject files and other papers relating to the Smythes’ ambassadorships to Cameroon, Malta, and Syria and their work on African and African-American issues with a variety of organizations and educational institutions.

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  9. Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965

    41 boxes (approximately 1,000 items). 232 photographic prints : . 29 negatives : . over 400 sound discs, including zinc, copper, celluloid, rubber, shellac, and vinyl pressings and masters, in various speeds, and in sizes ranging from 5 to 12 inches in diameter. 1 film reel of 1 (12 feet) : . over 100 items, chiefly telephone, gramophone, and laboratory equipment, with 7 acoustic insulating panels and material samples, all made of various materials and in various sizes. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc recording, the radio microphone, acoustic tile, and an early version of the helicopter. Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the 1890s, some of them featuring the voices of Berliner and various family members, as well as recordings published by Berliner's gramophone companies in the U.S., Canada, and Germany.

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  10. Society of Woman Geographers records, 1905-2015

    32,000 items. 96 containers. 38.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Society founded to bring together women actively interested in geography, anthropology, world exploration, and allied disciplines. Inactive membership files and oral history transcripts of prominent members of the Society.

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