Fitzpatrick, John Clement, 1876-1940

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Archivist, librarian, historian, and editor.

From the description of Papers of John Clement Fitzpatrick, 1927-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79827739

Biographical Note

  • 1876, Aug. 10: Born, Washington, D.C.
  • 1894: Graduated,Washington High School, Washington, D.C.
  • 1897: Joined staff of Library of Congress and began work in the Manuscript Division
  • 1913: Published Notes on the Care, Cataloguing and Arranging of Manuscripts. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office
  • 1918: Edited The Autobiography of Martin Van Buren (issued as vol. 2 of 1918 Annual Report of the American Association. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1920)
  • 1924: Published The Spirit of the Revolution: New Light from Some of the Original Sources of American History. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co.
  • 1926: Awarded honorary degree from George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
  • 1927: Published George Washington, Colonial Traveller, 1732-1799. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co. Promoted to acting chief, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
  • 1928: Resigned from Library of Congress and assumed editorship for the George Washington Bicentennial Commission of the Writings of George Washington, 39 vols.
  • 1928 - 1929 : President, American Catholic Historical Association
  • 1929: Published The George Washington Scandals, Washington Society of Alexandria, bulletin no. 1
  • 1931: Published Washington as a Religious Man. Washington, D.C.: George Washington Bicentennial Commission
  • 1939: Published Some Historic Houses, Their Builders and Their Plans. New York: The Macmillan Co.
  • 1940, Feb. 10: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the John Clement Fitzpatrick Papers, 1927-1941, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Relation Name
associatedWith Adams, Randolph Greenfield, 1892-1951. person
associatedWith Anderson, Maxwell, 1888-1959. person
associatedWith Ball, George A. person
associatedWith Barnhart, John D. (John Donald), 1895-1967 person
associatedWith Bloom, Sol, 1870-1949. person
associatedWith Boyd, Julian P. (Julian Parks), 1903-1980. person
associatedWith Chicago Federation of Labor and Industrial Union Council. corporateBody
associatedWith Chicago Teachers' Federation corporateBody
associatedWith Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961. person
associatedWith Gaines, Francis Pendleton, 1892-1963. person
associatedWith Garrison, Curtis Wiswell, 1901- person
associatedWith George Washington Bicentennial Commission (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Gottschalk, Louis F. (Louis Ferdinand), 1869-1934. person
associatedWith Grant, U. S. (Ulysses S.), 1881-1968. person
associatedWith Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943. person
associatedWith Henderson, Archibald, 1877-1963. person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith Hughes, Rupert, 1872-1956. person
associatedWith Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937. person
associatedWith Klass, Irwin. person
associatedWith Lear, Tobias, 1762-1816. person
associatedWith Library of Congress corporateBody
associatedWith Matteson, David Maydole, 1871-1949. person
associatedWith Military Order of the Purple Heart. corporateBody
associatedWith Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976. person
associatedWith Page, Elwin L. (Elwin Lawrence), b. 1876. person
associatedWith Paltsits, Victor Hugo, 1867-1952. person
associatedWith Penniman, Josiah Harmar, 1868-1941. person
associatedWith Pérez de Ribas, Andrés, 1576-1655. person
associatedWith Richardson, William H., 1864-1937. person
associatedWith Robertson, James Alexander, 1873-1939. person
associatedWith Spofford, Ernest. person
associatedWith Swem, E. G. (Earl Gregg), 1870-1965. person
associatedWith United States. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Constitution. corporateBody
associatedWith Wall, Alexander J. (Alexander James), 1884-1944. person
associatedWith Wall, Charles Cecil. person
associatedWith Washington family. family
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
associatedWith Weinberger, Bernhard Wolf, 1885- person
associatedWith Woodhouse, Henry, 1884- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)
United States
New Jersey
New Jersey
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)
Medals, Military and naval--United States
Military decorations


Birth 1876

Death 1940



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