West New Brighton, N.Y. June 7, 1923
Dear Mr Carl Schurz Lowden:
Capital Punishment? No, I do not stand for it. First, I do not think that severe punishment necessarily acts as a strong deterrent. It is certainty of punishment, not severity of...
August 29, 1917.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Ave.,
West New Brighton,
I have great pleasure in sending you a copy of the September “international” with the sonnet addressed to you by that great poet, Mr. John Jerome Rooney....
Tuesday Jan 20th 1914
Edwin Markham Esq.
92 Waters Ave
New Brighton, NY.
Dear Sir and Comrade,
I am about to arrange one or two large and interesting public affairs (of a popular educational character); one of them most probably with the Hon. Wm....
Dear Friend :
I wish to inform the readers of "Upton Sinclair's" concerning "Jimmie Higgins".
Last spring it appeared that the war was going to last a long time, 'and that "Jimmie Higgins" would have to stand...
April 16th, 1920.
Mrs. Robert Mackay, Treasurer,
202 West 108th Street,
New York City.
I take pleasure in sending my check for $1.75 for an autograph copy of Mr. Markham’s new volume of poems. I am also sending reservations for the...
Discrimination, United States;Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;National Federation of Catholic College Students (U.S.);Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;Social action;Social Action Secretariat
Informational booklets mailed by the Social Action Secretariat to all National Federation of Catholic College Students member colleges. Features recommended research materials (films, books, articles)
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945;Discrimination in education;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;Social action
May 16, 1938 Letter of support sent to President Dammann following decision to admit African American student
"Dear Mother Dammann,
I wish to thank you for your kind invitation to the blessing of Mary Moran Memorial Hall on Wednesday, the...
Riverdale Children's Association; Colored Orphan Asylum (New York, N.Y.); Association for the Benefit of Colored Orphans (New York, N.Y.); Charities--New York (State)--New York; Children, Black--New York (State)--New York; African American...
The records of the Colored Orphan Asylum document the activities of the institution from 1836 to 1972, with the bulk of the records falling between 1850 and 1936. The records include minutes of general meetings, the Executive Committee, the...
Coffin, John,1756-1838; Campbell, George, 1736-1799; Perkins, Sergeant; Atwood, Isaac, Captain; Livingston, John William, Captain; Chapman, Thomas, Captain; Campbell, Dougall, Lieutenant; Great Britain. Army; Courts-martial and courts of...
Drafts of Major John Coffins statements in reply to the defense of Lieutenant-Colonel George Campbell at Campbells court martial. The first draft (eleven pages, numbered as 5,  leaves) is addressed to ""Mr. President & Gentlemen of the Board,""...
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945;Discrimination in education;LaFarge, John, 1880-1963;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;Society of the Sacred Heart;Social action
Article from August 1938 Interracial Review discussing integration controversy:
"...But never before had Manhattanville so truly represented the Church than when Mother Dammann, speaking for the College, addressed the Alumni meeting on the subject...
Four-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated March 18, 1871, praising Spooner's "treatise on money" and discussing the topic of monetary systems.
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church ;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;National Federation of Catholic College Students (U.S.);Social action;Social Action Secretariat
Press release describing Interracial Justice Week events including an all-college assembly with address by William Sloane Coffin, Protestant Chaplain at Yale University, "Civil Rights and the College Student."