Sayre, Francis Bowes, 1885-1972

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From the description of Reminiscences of Francis Bowes Sayre : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309725093

Diplomat and statesman.

From the description of Papers of Francis Bowes Sayre, 1861-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060652

Biographical Note

  • 1885, Apr. 30: Born, South Bethlehem, Pa.
  • 1909: A.B., Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.
  • 1912: LL.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1913: Married Jessie Woodrow Wilson, daughter of President Woodrow Wilson
  • 1913: Deputy Assistant District Attorney, New York County, N.Y.
  • 1914 - 1917 : Assistant to the president and instructor in government, Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.
  • 1918: S.J.D., Harvard University, Cambridge Mass.
  • 1919 - 1924 : Assistant professor of law, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1924: Professor of law, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1925: Adviser on foreign affairs to Siamese government
  • 1925: Envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary from Siam
  • 1929: Director, Harvard Institute of Criminal Law, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1933: State commissioner of correction, Massachusetts
  • 1933 - 1939 : Assistant secretary of state
  • 1939 - 1942 : U. S. high commissioner to the Philippines
  • 1943: Special assistant to the secretary of state
  • 1944 - 1947 : Diplomatic Adviser, United National Relief and Rehabilitation Administration
  • 1947 - 1952 : U. S. representative on Trusteeship Council of the United Nations

From the guide to the Francis Bowes Sayre Papers, 1861-1967, (bulk 1915-1961), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. quot;PHILIPPINES WATCH amp; WAITquot;
referencedIn Frank Manny papers, 1890-1955 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Braucher, Robert, 1916-1981. The class notes of Robert Braucher, 1936-1939. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Arthur Bliss Lane papers, 1904-1957 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Williams College. Office of the President. Harry A. Garfield endowments and gifts records, 1913-1933. Williams College, Sawyer Library
referencedIn John Collier papers, 1910-1987 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Graebner, Theodore, 1876-1950. [Collection of World War I ephemera]. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Moore, Benson Bond, 1882-1974. Benson Bond Moore papers, 1895-1995 (bulk 1902-1974). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Johnson, Grace A., 1871-1952. Papers: Series F-I, 1859-1950 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Collier, John, 1884-1968. John Collier papers, 1910-1987 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Crimmins, Ralph Gordon, d. 1933. The class notes of Ralph Gordon Crimmins, 1922-1923. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Gressman, Eugene, 1917-2010. Eugene Gressman papers, 1935-1967. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Isaacs, Nathan, 1886-1941. The Class notes of Nathan Isaacs, 1919-1920. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977. Papers, 1885-1982 1922-1967 (bulk). Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Benson Bond Moore papers, 1902-1995 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Frank Murphy papers, 1908-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Lane, Arthur Bliss, 1894-1956. Arthur Bliss Lane papers, 1904-1957 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Collier, John, 1884-1968. John Collier papers, 1910-1987 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Milton, George Fort, 1894-1955. Papers of George Fort Milton, 1828-1946 (bulk 1915-1946). Library of Congress
referencedIn Joseph Ralston Hayden Papers, 1854-1975 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Charles P. Taft Papers, 1816-1983, (bulk 1937-1979) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS {DEC 9}
creatorOf Morrison, Stanley, 1902-1955. The Class Notes of Stanley Morrison, 1916-1919. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Dane, G. Ezra (George Ezra), 1904-1941. The class notes of George Ezra Dane, 1925-1928. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [AUG. 21]
referencedIn Gressman, Eugene, 1917-. Eugene Gressman papers, 1935-1967 [microform] University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn George S. Messersmith papers, 1907-1955 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
creatorOf Wheeler, Leonard, 1901-. The Class Notes of Leonard Wheeler, 1922-1925. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Papers, 1888-1964 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Papers, 1923-1978 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Sayre, Francis Bowes, 1885-1972. Papers of Francis Bowes Sayre, 1861-1961. Library of Congress
creatorOf Dickey, John Sloan, 1907-1991. Oral history interview with John Sloan Dickey, 1975-1978. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn James A. Pike Papers, 1868-1970 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes papers, 1900-1946. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sayre, Francis Bowes, 1885-1972. The Class Notes of Francis Bowes Sayre, 1909-1918. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Wettach, Robert Hasley, 1891-1964. Robert Hasley Wettach student notebooks, 1920-1921 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Papers, 1906-1979 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [APR. 3]
creatorOf Washington Cathedral. Letter, 1957, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn George S. Messersmith papers, 1907-1955 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
referencedIn Scott Millross Buchanan papers, 1911-1972. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Biele, Lawrence David, d. 1989. The class notes of Lawrence David Biele, 1933-1936. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Francis Bowes Sayre Papers, 1861-1967, (bulk 1915-1961) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Van Waters, Miriam. Papers, 1861-1971 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Wilson-McAdoo Families Papers, 1860-1966, (bulk 1912-1943) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Nelson T. Johnson Papers, 1916-1955, (bulk 1922-1954) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps), 1897-1983. Papers of Charles P. Taft, 1816-1983 (bulk 1937-1979). Library of Congress
creatorOf Leach, W. Barton (Walter Barton), 1900-. The Class Notes of Leach, Walter Barton, 1921-1924. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Moore, R. Walton (Robert Walton), 1859-1941. Papers, 1922-1941. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Edith Bolling Galt Wilson Papers, 1833-1961, (bulk 1925-1961) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn George W. Goethals Papers, 1890-1954, (bulk 1907-1927) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Sayre, Francis Bowes, 1885-1972. The world vision of Woodrow Wilson. Address ... at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, January 31, 1956. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Moore, Benson Bond, 1882-1974. Benson Bond Moore papers, 1902-1995. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Papers, 1861-1971 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Evans, Elizabeth Glendower, 1856-1937. Papers, 1859-1944 (inclusive), 1882-1944 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1878-1972. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
creatorOf Sayre, Francis Bowes, 1885-1972. Reminiscences of Francis Bowes Sayre : oral history, 1952. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps), 1897-1983. Papers, 1816-1983 (bulk 1937-1979). Library of Congress
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers, 1880-1959. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1859 (1882-1944) Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Jesse Siddall Reeves Papers, 1853-1942, 1901-1942 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Correspondence, 1860-1979. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1840-1952 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Eugene Gressman papers, 1935-1967 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Dexter, Robert Cloutman, 1887-1955,. Autograph Collection, 1757-1942. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn McAdoo, Eleanor Wilson, 1889-1967. Wilson-McAdoo families papers, 1860-1966 (bulk 1912-1943). Library of Congress
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971. person
associatedWith Austin, Warren Robinson, 1877-1962. person
associatedWith Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946. person
associatedWith Biele, Lawrence David, d. 1989. person
associatedWith Braucher, Robert, 1916-1981. person
correspondedWith Buchanan, Scott Millross, 1895-1968 person
associatedWith Collier, John, 1884-1968. person
associatedWith Crimmins, Ralph Gordon, d. 1933. person
associatedWith Dane, G. Ezra (George Ezra), 1904-1941. person
associatedWith Dexter, Robert Cloutman, 1887-1955, person
associatedWith Dickey, John Sloan, 1907-1991. person
associatedWith ELIZABETH GLENDOWER (GARDINER) EVANS, 1856-1937 person
associatedWith Episcopal Church. corporateBody
associatedWith Evans, Elizabeth Glendower, 1856-1937. person
associatedWith Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976. person
correspondedWith Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959 person
correspondedWith Goethals, George W. (George Washington), 1858-1928 person
associatedWith Grace Allen (Fitch) Johnson, 1871-1952 person
associatedWith Green, William, 1870-1952. person
associatedWith Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason, Sir, 1865-1940. person
associatedWith Gressman, Eugene, 1917-2010. person
associatedWith Hart, Thomas Charles. person
associatedWith Harvard Law School. corporateBody
associatedWith Hayden, Joseph Ralston, 1887-1945 person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886- person
associatedWith Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955. person
associatedWith Isaacs, Nathan, 1886-1941. person
associatedWith Johnson, Grace A., 1871-1952. person
correspondedWith Johnson, Nelson T. (Nelson Trusler), 1887-1954 person
associatedWith Lane, Arthur Bliss, 1894-1956. person
associatedWith La Piana, George, 1879-1971 person
associatedWith Lattimore, Owen, 1900-1989. person
associatedWith Leach, W. Barton (Walter Barton), 1900- person
associatedWith Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963. person
associatedWith Link, Wendell, person
associatedWith MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964. person
associatedWith Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954 person
associatedWith Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959. person
associatedWith McAdoo Family family
associatedWith Messersmith, George S., (George Strausser), 1883-1960 person
associatedWith Milton, George Fort, 1894-1955. person
associatedWith MIRIAM VAN WATERS, 1887-1974 person
associatedWith Moore, Benson Bond, 1882-1974. person
associatedWith Moore, R. Walton (Robert Walton), 1859-1941. person
associatedWith Morrison, Stanley, 1902-1955. person
associatedWith Murphy, Frank, 1890-1949. person
associatedWith Nevin, Wilberforce, -1899. Wilberforce Nevin letterbook. 1861-1864 person
associatedWith Nevin, Wilberforce, d. 1899. person
associatedWith Osmeña, Sergio. person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
associatedWith Pepper, Claude, 1900-1989. person
associatedWith Phillips, Harlan B., person
associatedWith Phillips, William, 1878-1968. person
associatedWith Pike, James A. (James Albert), 1913-1969 person
associatedWith Pound, Roscoe, 1870-1964. person
associatedWith Quezon, Manuel Luis, 1878-1944. person
associatedWith Reeves, Jesse Siddall, 1872- person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977. person
correspondedWith Scarlett, William, 1883-1973 person
associatedWith Scarlett, William, 1885-1973. person
associatedWith Scott, Austin Wakeman, 1884-1981 person
associatedWith Stettinius, Edward R. (Edward Reilly), 1900-1949. person
associatedWith Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps), 1897-1983. person
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972. person
associatedWith United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith United Nations. Trusteeship Council. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of State. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. High Commissioner to the Philippines. corporateBody
associatedWith Van Waters, Miriam. person
associatedWith Washington Cathedral. corporateBody
associatedWith Westengard, Jens Iverson, 1871-1918. person
associatedWith Wettach, Robert Hasley, 1891-1964. person
associatedWith Wheeler, Leonard, 1901-. person
associatedWith Williams College. Office of the President. corporateBody
correspondedWith Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt, 1872-1961 person
associatedWith Wilson Family family
associatedWith Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924. person
associatedWith Zeligs, Meyer Aaron, 1909-1978 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Corregidor Island (Philippines)
Philippines
Philippines
Thailand
Thailand
United States
Massachusetts--Cambridge
Massachusetts
United States
Thailand
Subject
World War, 1939-1945--Philippines
Diplomats--Japan--Correspondence
Prisons
Sales--Study and teaching
International trade
Christianity
Property--Study and teaching
Jurisprudence--Study and teaching
Suretyship and guaranty--Study and teaching
Conflict of laws--Study and teaching
Diplomats--Interviews
Roman law--Study and teaching
Evidence (Law) - Study and teaching
Diplomatic and consular service, American--Thailand
Diplomatic and consular service, American
World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Area
Constitutional law--Study and teaching
Law--Study and teaching
International law--Study and teaching
Bankruptcy--Study and teaching
Corporation law--Study and teaching
Occupation
Statesmen
Diplomats
Function

Person

Birth 1885-04-30

Death 1972-03-29

Americans

English

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