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Irvin C. Poley signature album

Identifier: HC.MC-975-05-008

The signature albums of Irvin C. Poley include autographs of famous people, particularly authors, actors, and those in government or diplomacy, primarily sent to Poley, though there are other recipients as well. Many of the instances are signatures. Some of the more well-known authors who wrote letters, rather than just signatures, often relate to speaking at an event or a fund solicitation or response to comment or request for signature from Poley.

Dates: 1903-1937

Smiley family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1113
Abstract In 1883, Quakers Albert Keith Smiley and his brother Daniel Smiley organized the first annual conference to discuss assistance to Native Americans at their estate at Lake Mohonk in New York state. These conferences were widely attended by specialists in various fields, as well as important officials. Only later were Native Americans represented, but they did come. The concern to "uplift" was also directed at Filipino, Hawaiian, African American and Puerto Rican peoples, though attention at...
Dates: 1885-1983; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1930

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Ashford, Bailey K. (Bailey Kelly) 1
Brent, Charles Henry 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Bunche Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971 1
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Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 1
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Coolidge, Calvin 1
Cullen, Countee 1
Davis, George W. (George Whitefield ) 1
Deland, Margaret Wade (Campbell) 1
Dewey, George 1
Dole, Sanford B. (Sanford Ballard) 1
DuBois, W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt) 1
Eastman, Charles Alexander 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Eliot, Charles William 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham) 1
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 1
Gulick, Luther Halsey 1
Hughes, Langston 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kalanianaole, Jonah Kuhio 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
La Flesche, Francis 1
Lake Mohonk Conference of Friends of the Indian and Other Dependent Peoples 1
Lake Mohonk Conference on the Indian and Other Dependent Peoples 1
Lake Mohonk Conference on the Negro Question 1
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 1
Mabie, Hamilton Wright 1
Montezuma, Carlos 1
Mooney, James 1
Morley, Christopher 1
Oakley, Violet, 1874-1961 1
Parrish, Maxfield 1
Poley, Irvin C. (Irvin Corson) 1
Rockwell, Norman 1
Sandburg, Carl 1
Scott, Hugh Lenox 1
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 1
Smiley, Albert K. (Albert Keith), 1828-1912 1
Smiley, Daniel, 1855-1930 1
Society of Friends 1
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 1
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930 1
United States. Board of Indian Commissioners 1
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 1
Wilder, Thornton 1
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 1
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