Douglas, Lewis W. (Lewis Williams), 1894-1974

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Legislator, U.S. Congressman, and U.S. Ambassador to England. The Douglas family arrived in Bisbee in 1881 and was active in the mining industry.

From the description of Oral history interview, 1973 Apr. 7 [sound recording]. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 45076910

Lewis W. Douglas was a businessman, Democratic politician, philanthropist, and diplomat. He served in the Arizona State Legislature, 1922-1925; U.S. House of Representatives, 1927-1933; U.S. Budget Director, 1933-1934; President of McGill University, 1938-1939; head of U.S. War Shipping Administration, 1942-1944; and Ambassador to Great Britain, 1947- 1950. His father, James Stuart Douglas (1868-1949), was a mine owner and banker; his grandfather, James Douglas (1837-1918), was a mining engineer, metallurgist, and industrialist.

From the description of Papers, 1859-1974 (bulk 1880-1960). (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28405339

From the guide to the Lewis W. Douglas papers, 1859-1974 (bulk 1880-1960), (University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections)

Government official.

From the description of Reminiscences of Lewis Williams Douglas : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481503

From the description of Reminiscences of Lewis Williams Douglas : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122411659

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referencedIn Brophy, Frank Cullen, 1894-1978. Brophy papers -- Frank Brophy business files, 1899-1975. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
referencedIn Hayden, Jay G., 1884-1971. Jay G. Hayden scrapbooks, 1916-1965. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Douglas, Lewis W. (Lewis Williams), 1894-. Papers, 1859-1974 (bulk 1880-1960). University of Arizona Libraries
creatorOf Douglas, Lewis W. (Lewis Williams), 1894-1974. Reminiscences of Lewis Williams Douglas : oral history, 1958. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Hand, Learned. Learned Hand papers. 1840-1961. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Curlee, Arthur, 1894-1973. Lewis W. Douglas campaign collection, 1926-1926. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
referencedIn Udall, Stewart L. Papers, 1950-[ongoing] (bulk 1950-1977). University of Arizona Libraries
referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Nichols, Charles A., 1902-1964. Four generations of the Douglas family in America, ca. 1964. University of Arizona Libraries
referencedIn Martin, Douglas D. (Douglas DeVeny), 1885-1963. The Douglas family of Arizona, 1961. University of Arizona Libraries
creatorOf Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978. Letter, 1940, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Jay G. Hayden scrapbooks, 1916-1965 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Douglas, Lewis W. (Lewis Williams), 1894-. Oral history interview, 1973 Apr. 7 [sound recording]. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
referencedIn Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Papers. 1860 - 1964. Correspondence with Harry S. Truman. 1945 - 1962. Harry S. Truman, 1945-May 1947. 1945 - 1962. Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Harry S. Truman
referencedIn Martin, Andrew P., 1886-1969. Martin papers, 1901-1969. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. Series V., Editor Files, 1873-1984 (bulk 1960-1980). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Cosulich, Bernice, 1896-1956. Papers, 1923-1956. University of Arizona Libraries
referencedIn John H. Page & Company. John H. Page & Company, 1880-1981, 1900-1960 [manuscript]. Arizona State University Libraries
referencedIn Shoup, Paul, 1874-1946. Paul Shoup papers, 1928-1946. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn David E. Finley papers, 1921-1977 Library of Congress
creatorOf Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies. Correspondence, 1940-1941, from Lewis and Sophia Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Records of the U.S. Information Agency. 1900 - 2003. Meeting Files
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. BERLIN AIR LIFT (OUTTAKES FROM quot;OPERATIONS VITTLESquot;)
referencedIn President's Secretary's Files (Truman Administration). 1945 - 1960. Personal Files. 1945 - 1953. Roosevelt, Eleanor: General [3 of 3]. 1945 - 1953. Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Harry S. Truman accompanied by a copy of a letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to George C. Marshall
referencedIn Autograph File, D, 1586-1975. Houghton Library
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. : Series I., General Correspondence, 1922-1977 (bulk 1946-1966). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Douglas, Walter, 1910-. Oral history interview, 1985 May 16 [sound recording]. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
creatorOf Lewis W. Douglas papers, 1859-1974 (bulk 1880-1960) University of Arizona Libraries, Library Special Collections
referencedIn Aldrich, Winthrop W. (Winthrop William), b. 1885. Papers, 1918-ca. 1973 (inclusive). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Dartmouth Convocation on Great Issues in the Anglo-Canadian-American Community (1957 : Dartmouth College). Records, 1956-1957. New Hampshire Newsp Project
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. : Series II., Alfred A. Knopf Personal, 1874-1984 (bulk 1953-1984). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Sakrison, John M.,. Oral history interview, 1991 Sept. 6 [sound recording]. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
creatorOf Douglas, Lewis W. (Lewis Williams), 1894-1974. Reminiscences of Lewis Williams Douglas : oral history, 1972. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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Relation Name
associatedWith Aldrich, Winthrop W. (Winthrop William), b. 1885. person
associatedWith Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Bisbee Arts and Humanities Commission. person
correspondedWith Brophy, Frank Cullen, 1894-1978. person
correspondedWith Clemenceau, Georges, 1841-1929 person
associatedWith Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies. corporateBody
associatedWith Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978. person
correspondedWith Copper Creek Consolidated Mining Company corporateBody
associatedWith Cosulich, Bernice, 1896-1956. person
associatedWith Curlee, Arthur, 1894-1973. person
associatedWith Dartmouth Convocation on Great Issues in the Anglo-Canadian-American Community (1957 : Dartmouth College) corporateBody
correspondedWith Douglas family family
associatedWith Douglas, James, 1837-1918. person
associatedWith Douglas, James S. (James Stuart), 1868-1949 person
associatedWith Douglas, Walter, 1870-1946. person
associatedWith Douglas, Walter, 1910- person
associatedWith Finley, David E. (David Edward) person
associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
associatedWith Hayden, Jay G., 1884-1971. person
associatedWith John H. Page & Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Luter, John, person
correspondedWith Martin, Andrew P., 1886-1969. person
associatedWith Martin, Douglas D. (Douglas DeVeny), 1885-1963. person
associatedWith McNulty, James F., 1926- person
correspondedWith Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York corporateBody
associatedWith Nichols, Charles A., 1902-1964. person
associatedWith Phelps Dodge Corporation corporateBody
associatedWith Sakrison, John M., person
correspondedWith Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955 person
associatedWith Shoup, Paul, 1874-1946. person
associatedWith Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. person
correspondedWith Udall, Stewart L. person
associatedWith United States. Congress 1927-1929) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress 1929-1931) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress 1931-1933) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. War Shipping Administration. corporateBody
correspondedWith Winston Churchill Foundation corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Arizona--Cochise County
Arizona
United States
United States
Mexico
Great Britain
Arizona
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
United States
Subject
Government executives--Interviews
Mining law
Economic assistance, American
Rain-making
New Deal, 1933-1939--Sources
Copper mines and mining
Mines and mineral resources--History--Sources
Diplomatic and consular service, American
Banks and banking
Indians of North America--Legislations, laws, etc.--Sources
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Birth 1894-07-02

Death 1974-03-07

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