Harrison, Francis Burton, 1873-1957

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Francis Burton Harrison was born in New York City 18 December 1873. He was the son of Burton Harrison and Constance (Cary) Harrison and the brother of Fairfax Harrison. He graduated from Yale University in 1895 and from the New York Law School. He served in the Spanish-American War and in Congress from 1907-1913. Harrison was governor-general of the Philippines 1913-1921. He lived in Scotland from 1921-1934. He served as advisor to the governors of the Philippines. Harrison died in Flemington, New Jersey, 21 November 1957. He was the author of Archibald Cary of Carysbrook, Aris Sonis Focisque (The Harrisons of Skimino), Burton Chronicles of Colonial Virginia, The Corner-stone of Philippine Independence, and a Selection of the Letters of Fairfax Harrison.

From the guide to the Francis Burton Harrison Papers, 1786-1932., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary)

United States Senator and Governor-General of the Philippines.

From the description of Francis Burton Harrison papers [manuscript], 1921-1945, no date. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 764681086

U.S. Representative from New York, 1903-1905 and 1907-1913; Governor-general of the Philippines, 1913-1921.

From the description of Papers of Francis B. Harrison [manuscript], 1735-1938. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647868803

From the description of Quezon Conversations [manuscript], 1935-1938. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647917079

Francis Burton Harrison was born in New York City 18 December 1873. He was the son of Burton Harrison and Constance (Cary) Harrison and the brother of Fairfax Harrison. He graduated from Yale University in 1895 and from the New York Law School. He served in the Spanish-American War and in Congress from 1907-1913. Harrison was governor-general of the Philippines 1913-1921. He lived in Scotland from 1921-1934. He served as advisor to the governors of the Philippines. Harrison died in Flemington, N. J. 21 November 1957. He was the author of Archibald Cary of Carysbrook, Aris Sonis Focisque (The Harrisons of Skimino), Burton Chronicles of Colonial Virginia, The Corner-stone of Philippine Independence, and a Selection of the Letters of Fairfax Harrison.

From the description of Papers, 1786-1932. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 23031144

American lawyer and politician.

From the description of About it and about [manuscript], 1946. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647804871

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creatorOf United States. Bureau of Insular Affairs. Personal name information file, Francis Burton Harrison [microform]. Center for Research Libraries, CRL
creatorOf Harrison, Francis Burton, 1873-1957. Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1945. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Carpenter, Frank W. (Frank Watson), 1871-1938. Frank W. Carpenter papers, 1884-1938. Library of Congress
creatorOf Harrison, Francis Burton, 1873-1957. Enemy radio digest [manuscript] / prepared daily by the Office of Special Services, 1943-1944. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes papers, 1900-1946. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Harrison, Francis Burton, 1873-1957. About it and about [manuscript], 1946. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Stephen Bonsal Papers, 1890-1973, (bulk 1900-1947) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Harrison, Francis Burton, 1873-1957. Francis Burton Harrison papers [manuscript], 1921-1945, no date. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Byrd, William A.,. Letters and clippings chiefly relating to members of the Harrison family [manuscript] 1735-1910. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Bonsal, Stephen, 1865-1951. Papers of Stephen Bonsal, 1890-1973 (bulk 1900-1947). Library of Congress
referencedIn Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959. Journals, 1904-1946. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Harrison, Francis Burton, 1873-1957. Clippings regarding the death and funeral of Francis Burton Harrison, 1957. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Joseph Ralston Hayden Papers, 1854-1975 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn George Lynes Platt photographs, 1935-1953. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Craig, Austin, 1824-1881. Austin Craig and family papers, 1733-1956. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Harrison, Francis Burton, 1873-1957. Papers, 1786-1932. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926, (bulk 1913-1921) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Victor (Victor George) Heiser papers, ca. 1890-1972, Circa 1890-1972 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn W. Cameron Forbes Papers, 1904-1946 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Harrison, Burton Norvell, 1838-1904. Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926 (bulk 1913-1921). Library of Congress
referencedIn Heiser, Victor George, 1873-1972. Papers, ca. 1890-1972. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Harrison, Francis Burton, 1873-1957. Quezon Conversations [manuscript], 1935-1938. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hayden, Joseph Ralston, 1887-1945. Joseph Ralston Hayden papers, 1854-1948. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn William B. Mershon Papers, 1848-1943 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Francis Burton Harrison Papers, 1786-1932. Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary
creatorOf Winslow, Erving, 1839-1922. Anti-Imperialist League papers, 1903-1922. University of Michigan
referencedIn Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959. W. Cameron Forbes papers, 1904-1946. Library of Congress
creatorOf Harrison, Francis Burton, 1873-1957. Papers of Francis B. Harrison [manuscript], 1735-1938. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Abernethy, Thomas Perkins, 1890-1975, person
associatedWith Atkins, Susan Winter, d. 1956, person
associatedWith Babbitt, Winfred H., person
associatedWith Bell, Landon Covington, 1880-1960, person
associatedWith Berkeley, Francis L. (Francis Lewis), 1911-2003, person
associatedWith Biddle, Joseph Franklin, II, Mrs., person
correspondedWith Bonsal, Stephen, 1865-1951. person
associatedWith Bowers, Claude Gernade, 1879-1958, person
associatedWith Byrd, William, 1674-1744 person
correspondedWith Carpenter, Frank W. (Frank Watson), 1871-1938. person
associatedWith Cary, Archibald, 1721-1787. person
associatedWith Cary, Hunsdon, 1872-1952, person
associatedWith Cary, Wilson, 1734-1817, person
associatedWith Cary, Wilson Miles. person
associatedWith Cook, Minnie Gaithrgiht, 1864-1957, person
associatedWith Craig, Austin, 1824-1881. person
associatedWith Dabney, Richard Heath, 1860-1947, person
associatedWith Dabney, Virginius, 1901-1995, person
associatedWith Fairfax, Elizabeth Cary, fl. 1763, person
associatedWith Fairfax, John person
correspondedWith Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959. person
associatedWith Harrison, Burton, Mrs., 1843-1920. person
associatedWith Harrison, Burton Norvell, 1838-1904. person
associatedWith Harrison, Fairfax, 1869-1938. person
associatedWith Harrison family. family
associatedWith Harrison Family, family
associatedWith Harrison, J. B. (Jesse Burton), 1805-1841. person
associatedWith Harrison, J. Houston (John Houston), b. 1887, person
associatedWith Harrison, John, fl. 1832-1834, person
associatedWith Harrison, Mary Crocker, 1888-1905. person
associatedWith Hayden, Joseph Ralston, 1887-1945. person
associatedWith Heiser, Victor George, 1873-1972. person
associatedWith Heiser, Victor, (Victor George) person
associatedWith Hiden, Martha W. (Martha Woodroof), 1883-1959, person
associatedWith Hubbell, Jay B. (Jay Broadus), 1885-1979, person
associatedWith Hunter, Thomas Lomax, 1875-1948, person
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associatedWith Lynes, George Platt, 1907-1955 person
associatedWith Marye, William B., person
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associatedWith Payne, Harry, 1858-1927, person
associatedWith Perkins, W. Allan, person
associatedWith Quezon, Manuel Luis, 1878-1944. person
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associatedWith Randolph, John, Sir, ca. 1693-1737, person
associatedWith Ray, Worth S. (Worth Stickley), b. 1877, person
associatedWith Richards, Gertrude R. B. (Gertrude Randolph Bramlette), 1886-, person
associatedWith Rideing, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1918 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Roxas, Manuel A., 1892-1948. person
associatedWith Ryland, Elizabeth Hawes, person
associatedWith Shuster, W. Morgan (William Morgan), 1877-1960, person
associatedWith Smith, Howard Worth, 1883-1976, person
associatedWith Southall, James P. C. (James Powell Cocke), b. 1871, person
associatedWith Swem, E. G. (Earl Gregg), 1870-1965, person
associatedWith Torrence, Clayton, 1884-1953, person
associatedWith Tyler, Sue Ruffin, 1889-1953, person
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associatedWith United States. Navy. Seabees. corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Webb, Robert Henning, 1882-1952, person
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associatedWith Wescott, L. B., Mrs., person
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associatedWith Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924, person
associatedWith Winslow, Erving, 1839-1922. person
associatedWith Wise, Henry A., 1906-, person
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Birth 1873-12-18

Death 1957-11-21

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