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Corn, Joseph J.
Joseph J. Corn teaches American Studies at Stanford University and is finishing a book on aviation and society.
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Courtwright, David T.
David T. Courtwright is a professor of history at the University of North Florida. This article is adapted from his book Violent Land: Single Men and Social Disorder From the Frontier to the Inner City , to be published by Harvard University Press in November.
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Cowan, Zûlide
Micahel Teague is a British photojournalist now working in Washington, D.C.; Zélide Cowan, his sister, lives in London. A seletion of Captain William Buck’s colors is currently on exhibit at the Shepherd Gallery in New York City.
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Cowan, Ruth Schwartz
Ruth Schwartz Cowan is a professor of history and director of women’s studies at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. This article previously appeared in the spring 1987 issue of our sister publication, American Heritage of Invention & Technology .
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Cowan, Thomas H.
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Cowick, Mark
Mark Cowick is a photographer living in Austin, Texas, who often prowls the back roads of Central Texas.
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Cowley, Malcolm
Malcolm Cowley (1898 – 1989) was an American novelist, poet, literary critic, and journalist. He was a leading chronicler and editor of "Lost Generation" writers. During 1920s Cowley lived in Paris and became friends with Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Dos Passos, Ezra Pound, E. E. Cummings, and others. His 1934 book Exile's Return wa
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Cowley, Robert
Robert Cowley, who was a student of Archibald MacLeish’s at Harvard, is now an editor at Random House.
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Cresson, Margaret French
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Critchlow, Paul
Paul Critchlow is Senior Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs, for Merrill Lynch. He is back at work in his office overlooking Ground Zero.
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Cronon, William
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Crosby, Harry H.
Harry H. Crosby is assistant professor at the State University of Iowa and author of a forthcoming life of Clarence King.
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Crosby, Alfred W.
Alfred W. Crosby teaches American studies at the University of Texas at Austin and is the author, most recently, of The Measure of Reality: Quantification and Western Society, 1250-1600 (Cambridge University Press). He wishes to thank Leonard E Ralston, a retired professor of the history department of the State Universi
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Cross, Wilbur
Wilbur Cross, an author and editor living in Bronxville, New York, has written several books, mainly on historical topics. Among them are the American Heritage Junior Library Naval Battles and Heroes, and White House Weddings , published last November by McKay. His sources for this article include Frank Luther Mott’s
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Cross, Gary
—Gary Cross, a historian at Pennsylvania State University, is the author of Kids’ Stuff: Toys and the Changing World of American Childhood .
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Crouch, Tom D.
Beginning in 1998, Crouch has served as the Senior Curator of the Division of Aeronautics at the National Air and Space Museum. A Smithsonian employee since 1974, he has served both the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) and the National Museum of American History (NMAH) in curatorial and administrative posts. (1973-1974).He is the author or editor of more than 18 books and over 100 articles for
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Crouter, Natalie
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Crowley, Harriet Hughes
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Culbertson, John Newton
When, inevitably, the war came, John Culbertson was living in the mining town of Cripple Creek, Colorado; he walked all the way to Leavenworth, Kansas, to enlist in a cavalry regiment, in which he served for four years. He was badly wounded but recovered and became a Presbyterian missionary, first in South Dakota, afterward in Siam. There he met and mar
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Culver, D. Jay
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Cumming, Elizabeth C.
Mr. Gumming, professor emeritus of English at Davidson College in North Carolina, is the author of The Southeast in Early Maps and of numerous other books and articles on the cartography of North America. Mrs. Gumming, his research assistant, has taught English at Smith and at Queens College in Charlotte.
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Cunliffe, Marcus
Marcus Cunliffe is University Professor at George Washington University. He was born and educated in England.
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Cunningham, Robert E.
Mr. Cunningham owns and operates a photo-engraving business in the town of Stillwater in his native Oklahoma. In his spare time he is a free-lance writer on the American past and a collector of historical photographs; he now owns more than ten thousand glass negatives. He is the author of Indian Territory: A Frontier Photograph
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Cunningham, John T.
Mr. Cunningham recently completed a term as president of the New Jersey Historical Society. He is the author of several books, including New Jersey: America’s Main Road (Doubleday, 1966), a history of the state. He did much of his research for this article at the Henry E. Huntington Library in San Marino, California.
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Cupper, Dan
Dan Cupper is the author of Pennsylvania Turnpike—A History , which will be published in May by Applied Arts Publishers, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania.
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Current, Richard N.
During the academic year just concluded Richard N. Current, professor of history at the University of Wisconsin, served as Harmsworth professor of American history at Oxford University. Among his books are Daniel Webster and the Rise of National Conservatism . He is co-author, with the late J. G. Randall, of
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Current, R. N.
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Curtis, Edith Roelker
Edith Roelker Curtis of Dublin, New Hampshire, has recently completed a study of the Ripleys and Brook Farm. She has published biographies of Anne Hutchinson and Lady Sarah Lennox, and contributes to various quarterlies. For information on Christopher Cranch and for assistance in locating his transcendentalist drawings we are indebted to F. De Wolfe Mil
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Curtis, Charles P.
The late Charles P. Curtis, who died this past December, was a distinguished Boston attorney and the author of a number of books, including The Oppenheimer Case, Lions Under the Throne , and (with Ferris Greenslet) The Practical Cogitator , an anthology. Claude Moore Fuess, the headmast
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Curtis, Bruce
Bruce Curtis, author of William Graham Sumner , is a professor of American thought and language at Michigan State University.
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Curtis, Wayne
Wayne Curtis is a freelance journlist and a frequent contributor to The Atlantic, Preservation, and Down East. He frequently writes about travel, history, historic preservation, and architecture, and published And a Bottle of Rum: A History of the New World in Ten Cocktails in 2006.
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Custer, Lawrence B.
Lawrence B. Custer practices law in Marietta, Georgia, and is chairman of the board of trustees of the recently formed Georgia Legal History Foundation.
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Cutler, Charles L.
(Charles L. C’utler, it’ho is an editor for American Education Publications, icon runner-up honors as a youth in the Massachusetts junior chess champions/up.
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Cutright, Paul Russell
Paul Russell Cutright, professor of biology at Beaver College in Glenside, Pennsylvania, is the author of two books, The Great Naturalists Explore South America and Theodore Roosevelt the Naturalist . For much of the technical information in this article he is indebted to Dr. R. G. Will
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