29 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Social problems.

  1. Herbert Hill papers, 1869-2004

    87,500 items ; 250 containers plus 1 oversize ; 100 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights activist, educator, author, and NAACP labor secretary. Correspondence, legal case files, articles, draft books, speeches, news clippings, trade union records, governmental records, writings, speeches, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating to Hill's labor, social, and civil rights activism; writing and editing; and his academic career.

  2. Elizur Wright papers, 1793-1935

    5,300 items ; 29 containers ; 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Reformer, publisher, and actuary. Correspondence, manuscript and typewritten transcripts of writings, legal and financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Wright’s involvement in the antislavery movement and to his work as an actuary and as an author and translator.

  3. Harper's magazine records, 1847-1983

    255,000 items ; 701 containers ; 290 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editorial, production, and business records including correspondence, reports, drafts of articles, and galleys for monthly issues of Harper's Magazine, a compendium of social commentary, news, history, criticism, poetry and fiction.

  4. Jacob A. Riis papers, 1870-1990

    3,000 items ; 18 containers ; 8.4 linear feet ; 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Journalist, author, and humanitarian. Correspondence, drafts and printed copies of articles, speeches and lectures, and other material relating chiefly to Riis's work as a journalist and author.

  5. Reinhold Niebuhr papers, 1907-1997

    16,250 items ; 70 containers plus 1 oversize ; 28 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Theologian, philosopher, and author. Correspondence, speeches, sermons, lectures, articles, book reviews, typescripts of books and articles, family papers, subject files, biographical material, bibliographies, photographs, and memorabilia reflecting Niebuhr's influence on twentieth-century theology, politics, and society and his efforts to apply religious and ethical standards to modern social...

  6. National Council of Jewish Women records, 1893-1989

    48,000 items ; 216 containers ; 91.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organized in 1893 as the Council of Jewish Women with the primary goals of social reform and the promotion of Judaism among women; name changed in 1923 to the National Council of Jewish Women. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, transcripts of proceedings, reports, reference material, official publications, printed matter, and other records chiefly documenting the organization's activities.

  7. National Council of Jewish Women. Washington, D.C., Office records, 1924-1981

    169,200 items ; 423 containers ; 169.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Liaison office between the National Council of Jewish Women and the United States Congress and government agencies. Correspondence, minutes, reports, legislation, speeches, testimony, photographs, and printed matter primarily reflecting the efforts of Olya Margolin as the council's Washington, D.C., representative from 1944 to 1978.

  8. Clarence Darrow papers, 1894-1941

    15,000 items ; 25 containers plus 3 oversize ; 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, lecturer, lawyer, and reformer. Correspondence, legal records, and writings by Darrow as well as notes, correspondence, and printed matter collected by Irving Stone while writing a biography of Darrow.

  9. Henry Robinson Luce papers, 1917-1967

    35,000 items ; 108 containers plus 2 oversize ; 45 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor, publisher, and philanthropist. Correspondence and memoranda, speeches and writings, financial and property records, reports, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and biographical data relating primarily to Luce's publishing career and his involvement in political, religious, civic, and private organizations.

  10. Florence Jaffray Harriman papers, 1857-1982

    10,000 items ; 32 containers ; 13 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat, political activist, and author. Correspondence, writings, news clippings, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Harriman's activities as United States minister to Norway and her political activities on behalf of the Democratic party, world peace organizations, and District of Columbia voting rights.