Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934

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U.S. minister to Belgium, 1914-1920.

From the description of Letters from schoolchildren of Ghent, Belgium, 1915 March. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 14084889

Toledo mayor, lawyer, author, and diplomat.

From the description of Letter, 1916 April 11, Brussels, to Alexander L. Smith, Toledo, Ohio. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13994096

Lawyer, author, mayor of Toledo, ambassador to Belgium.

From the description of Letter, 1915 May 13, Brussels, to John W. Dowd, [Toledo, Ohio]. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13640570

Author, lawyer, diplomat, and mayor of Toledo.

From the description of Brand Whitlock papers, circa 1890-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063951

American author and diplomat.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (3), dated : Summit, N.J., 8 December 1922, Brussels, 25 July 1923, and New York, 4 January 1929, to Harry H[arkness] Flagler, 1923 July 25 and 1929 Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270679167

American author and diplomat; ambassador to Belgium, 1913-1922.

From the description of Brand Whitlock papers, 1913-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868904

Biographical Note

  • 1869, Mar. 4: Born, Urbana, Ohio
  • 1887 - 1890 : Reporter, Toledo Blade, Ohio
  • 1890 - 1893 : Reporter and political correspondent, Chicago Herald
  • 1893 - 1897 : Clerk, office of the secretary of state of Illinois, Springfield, Ill.
  • 1894: Admitted to Illinois bar
  • 1897: Admitted to Ohio bar
  • 1895: Married Ella Brainerd
  • 1897 - 1905 : Practiced law, firm of Whitlock, Milroy, and Mallow, Toledo, Ohio
  • 1905 - 1912 : Mayor, Toledo, Ohio
  • 1913 - 1919 : Minister to Belgium
  • 1919 - 1922 : Ambassador to Belgium
  • 1934, May 24: Died, Cannes, France

From the guide to the Brand Whitlock Papers, circa 1890-1934, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Biographical/Historical Note

American author and diplomat; ambassador to Belgium, 1913-1922.

From the guide to the Brand Whitlock papers, 1913-1934, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Witt, Peter, 1869-1948. Papers, 1895-1948. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934. Brand Whitlock papers, 1913-1934. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Huger, Alfred, 1876-. Collection of papers relating to the Huger family accounts of the attempted rescue of Lafayette from Olmütz, and articles describing Lafayette's visit to Charleston, S.C., in March, 1825, 1795-1927 / compiled by Alfred Huger. Lafayette College
referencedIn Benjamin R. Tucker papers, 1860s-1970s, 1870s-1930s New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934. Papers, 1926 May 22. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Whitlock, Ella Brainerd, d. 1942. Letters, 1917-1934. University of Toledo, William S. Carlson Library
referencedIn Albert Jay Nock papers, 1892-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934. Letters from schoolchildren of Ghent, Belgium, 1915 March. University of Toledo, William S. Carlson Library
creatorOf Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934. Brand Whitlock papers, circa 1890-1934. Library of Congress
referencedIn Curtis, Adrienne, 1902-1995. Collection, 1920-1972. University of Toledo, William S. Carlson Library
referencedIn Edward Mandell House papers, 1885-2007, 1885-1938 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934. Letter, New York, to Louis Wiley [manuscript] 1929 Jan. 15. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Brand Whitlock papers, 1913-1934 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937. Letter to a Mr. Stewart [manuscript] 1918 December 3. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971. Papers, 1912-1992. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Gordon Auchincloss papers, 1914-1951 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers, 1880-1959. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928. Robert Lansing papers, 1831-1935 (bulk 1914-1920). Library of Congress
creatorOf Meredith, Ellis, b. 1865. Ellis Meredith collection, 1930-1948 (bulk 1930-1932) Princeton University Library
referencedIn McCormick, Vance Criswell, 1872-1946. Vance Criswell McCormick papers, 1907-1946 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Auchincloss, Gordon, 1886-1943. Gordon Auchincloss papers, 1914-1951 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Allan Nevins Papers, 1912-1992 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938. Clarence Darrow papers, 1894-1941 (bulk 1910-1935). Library of Congress
creatorOf Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934. Papers, 1904 July 7. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Guérard, Albert Léon, 1880-1959. Albert Léon Guérard papers, 1909-1959. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. William Dean Howells Collection, 1859-1924. Rutgers University
referencedIn McCormick, Vance Criswell, 1872-1946. Vance Criswell McCormick papers, 1907-1946 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934. Autograph letters signed (3), dated : Summit, N.J., 8 December 1922, Brussels, 25 July 1923, and New York, 4 January 1929, to Harry H[arkness] Flagler, 1923 July 25 and 1929 Jan. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Robert Lansing Papers, 1831-1935, (bulk 1914-1920) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Edward Sanford Martin correspondence and compositions, 1882-1939 (inclusive), 1900-1938 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934. Letter, 1916 April 11, Brussels, to Alexander L. Smith, Toledo, Ohio. University of Toledo, William S. Carlson Library
referencedIn James family additional papers, 1858-1947. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. Jo Labadie papers, 1880-1931. University of Michigan
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. Papers of William Dean Howells [manuscript], 1866-1919. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lindsay-Wakefield family papers, 1879-1982. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1907. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Nock, Albert Jay, 1872 or 3-1945. Albert Jay Nock papers, 1892-1969 (inclusive), 1910-1969 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Du Pont, A. B. (Antoine Bidermann), 1865-1919. Antoine Bidermann du Pont : papers, 1900-1960. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938. Edward Mandell House papers, 1885-2007 (inclusive), 1885-1938 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Rudyard Kipling letters to Edward Lucas White, 1893-1927. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Nash, George Kilbon, 1842-1904. Papers 1900-1904. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Witter Bynner papers, 1829-1965. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Clarence Darrow Papers, 1894-1941, (bulk 1910-1935) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Edgar, William C. (William Crowell), 1856-1932. William C. Edgar and family papers, 1832-1949. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Brown, Walter Folger, 1869-1961. Papers 1907-1950. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934. Letter, 1915 May 13, Brussels, to John W. Dowd, [Toledo, Ohio]. University of Toledo, William S. Carlson Library
referencedIn Vance Criswell McCormick papers, 1907-1946 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934. Letters, to Joseph A. Labadie, 1907-1910. University of Michigan
referencedIn Lindsey, Ben B. (Ben Barr), 1869-1943. Ben B. Lindsey papers, 1838-1957 (bulk 1890-1943). Library of Congress
creatorOf Brand Whitlock Papers, circa 1890-1934 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934. Autograph letter signed Brand Whitlock to: "Dear Professor Palmer" January 19, 1923. Wellesley College
referencedIn House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938. Edward Mandell House papers, 1885-1938 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. Herbert Hoover papers, 1914-1964. Library of Congress
referencedIn Maxwell, Perriton, 1868-1947,. Perriton Maxwell collection, 1931-1932. Library of Congress
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Albert I, King of the Belgians, 1875-1934. person
associatedWith Auchincloss, Gordon, 1886-1943. person
correspondedWith Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937 person
associatedWith Brown, Walter Folger, 1869-1961. person
correspondedWith Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 person
correspondedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930) corporateBody
correspondedWith Creel, George, 1876-1953 person
associatedWith Curtis, Adrienne, 1902-1995. person
correspondedWith Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938 person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Deru. person
associatedWith Dowd, John W., 1847-1926. person
associatedWith Du Pont, A. B. (Antoine Bidermann), 1865-1919. person
associatedWith Edgar, William C. (William Crowell), 1856-1932. person
associatedWith Elisabeth, Queen, consort of Albert I, King of the Belgians, 1876-1965. person
associatedWith Flagler, Harry Harkness, person
correspondedWith Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940 person
associatedWith Guérard, Albert Léon, 1880-1959. person
correspondedWith Hapgood, Norman, 1868-1937 person
correspondedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
correspondedWith House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938 person
associatedWith Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. person
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith Huger, Alfred, 1876- person
associatedWith James family. family
associatedWith Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937. person
correspondedWith Johnson, Tom Loftin, 1854-1911 person
associatedWith Jones, Samuel Milton, 1846-1904. person
associatedWith Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 person
associatedWith Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. person
correspondedWith Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928. person
correspondedWith Lindsay family. family
correspondedWith Lindsey, Ben B. (Ben Barr), 1869-1943. person
correspondedWith Martin, Edward Sanford, 1856-1939 person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Maxwell, Perriton, 1868-1947, person
associatedWith McCormick, Vance Criswell, 1872-1946. person
associatedWith Meredith, Ellis, b. 1865 person
associatedWith Nash, George Kilbon, 1842-1904. person
associatedWith Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971. person
associatedWith Nock, Albert Jay, 1872 or 3-1945. person
associatedWith Ohio Penitentiary (Columbus, Ohio) corporateBody
associatedWith Paderewski, Ignace Jan, 1860-1941. person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
correspondedWith Paine, Albert Bigelow, 1861-1937 person
associatedWith Palmer, George Herbert, 1842-1933. person
correspondedWith Post, Louis F. (Louis Freeland), 1849-1928 person
associatedWith Smith, Alexander L., 1855-1926. person
correspondedWith Steffens, Lincoln, 1866-1936 person
associatedWith Tucker, Benjamin Ricketson, 1854-1939 person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Whitlock, Ella Brainerd, d. 1942. person
associatedWith Wiley, Louis, 1869-1935, person
correspondedWith Wister, Owen, 1860-1938 person
associatedWith Witt, Peter, 1869-1948. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Ohio
United States Foreign relations Belgium.
United States
United States
Belgium
Toledo (Ohio)
Belgium History German occupation, 1914-1918.
Ohio--Toledo
Toledo (Ohio)
Belgium Foreign relations United States.
Belgium
United States
Belgium
Belgium
Ohio
Ohio
Subject
International relief
Civic improvement
World War, 1914-1918--Belgium
Municipal government
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief
Authors, American
Law enforcement
World War, 1914-1918
American literature
Occupation
Diplomats United States
Authors
Diplomats
Diplomats--United States
Lawyers
Mayors--Ohio--Toledo
Function

Person

Birth 1869-03-04

Death 1934-05-24

Americans

German,

English,

French

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