Long, Breckinridge, 1881-1958

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Lawyer, diplomat, and author.

From the description of Breckinridge Long papers, 1486-1948 (bulk 1910-1948). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449352

Biographical Note

  • 1881, May 16: Born, St. Louis, Mo.
  • 1904: A.B., Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
  • 1905 - 1906 : Student, Washington University Law School, St. Louis
  • 1906: Admitted to Missouri bar
  • 1907: Began practice in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1906 - 1944 : Active in state, local, and National Democratic Party politics
  • 1909: M.A., Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
  • 1912: Married Christine Alexander Graham
  • 1914: Secretary, Missouri Code Commission
  • 1916: Active in organizing the “St. Louis Democrats for Woodrow Wilson”
  • 1917 - 1920 : Third assistant secretary of state
  • 1920: Defeated as Democratic Party nominee for United States Senate from Missouri
  • 1925 - 1929 : Chairman, National Jefferson Centennial Committee of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation
  • 1928: Delegate, Democratic National Convention; member, Committee on Platform and Resolutions
  • 1928 - 1933 : Practicing international lawyer, special assistant to attorney general
  • 1933 - 1936 : Ambassador to Italy
  • 1937 - 1941 : Trustee, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
  • 1938: Ambassador, Special Mission to Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay
  • 1939: Member, Commission under Treaty with Italy, for Advancement of Peace
  • 1939 - 1940 : Special assistant secretary of state in charge of problems arising from the war
  • 1940 - 1944 : Assistant secretary of state
  • 1941 - 1943 : Member, Thomas Jefferson Bicentennial Commission
  • 1941 - 1944 : Member, War Communications Board
  • 1944: Member, delegation to Dumbarton Oaks Conference
  • 1946 - 1947 : Member, United States Government Princeton Bi-Centennial Conference
  • 1958, Sept. 26: Died, Montpelier Manor, Laurel, Md.

From the guide to the Breckinridge Long Papers, 1486-1948, (bulk 1910-1948), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Frank Murphy papers, 1908-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Henry Morgenthau Papers, 1795-1941, (bulk 1870-1941) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn George S. Messersmith papers, 1907-1955 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
creatorOf Long, Breckinridge, 1881-1958. Breckinridge Long papers, 1486-1948 (bulk 1910-1948). Library of Congress
referencedIn Lane, Arthur Bliss, 1894-1956. Arthur Bliss Lane papers, 1904-1957 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn George Creel Papers, 1857-1953, (bulk 1896-1953) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Allen, Carleton Kemp, Sir, 1887-1966,. Letters to the editors of the Virginia Quarterly Review 1925-1934. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Papers of Robert Woods Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss, ca. 1860-1969 (inclusive) Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Creel, George, 1876-1953. George Creel papers, 1857-1953 (bulk 1896-1953). Library of Congress
creatorOf United States. Continental Congress. Petition : addressed to the King, [1775?]. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Morris, Roland S. (Roland Sletor), 1874-1945. Papers of Roland S. Martin, 1910-1943. Library of Congress
referencedIn American Friends of Irish Neutrality. Records, 1938-1941. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Roland S. Morris Papers, 1910-1943 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Morgenthau, Henry, 1856-1946. Papers of Henry Morgenthau, 1795-1941 (bulk 1870-1941). Library of Congress
referencedIn Polk, Frank Lyon, 1871-1943. Frank Lyon Polk papers, 1883-1942 (inclusive), 1915-1921 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn R. C. Leffingwell Letterbooks, 1917-1920 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Morris S. Lazaron Papers., 1851-1979, 1930-1950 The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
referencedIn James A. Farley Papers, 1790-1976, (bulk 1918-1976) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Breckinridge Long Papers, 1486-1948, (bulk 1910-1948) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Records of the American National Red Cross. 1881 - 2008. Official Administrative Documents
creatorOf Jones, Bert L., d. 1942. Niagara Gorge Railway papers, 1903-1917. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Breckinridge Family Association. [Breckinridge family notes] Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Gordon Auchincloss papers, 1914-1951 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Meredith, Edwin Thomas, 1876-1928. Papers of Edwin T. Meredith, 1898-1949. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Daniel C. Roper Papers David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Leffingwell, R. C. (Russell Cornell), 1878-1960. R.C. Leffingwell letterbooks, 1917-1920. Library of Congress
creatorOf Meredith, Edwin Thomas, 1876-1928. Papers of Edwin T. Meredith, 1898-1949 [microform]. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Auchincloss, Gordon, 1886-1943. Gordon Auchincloss papers, 1914-1951 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Key Pittman Papers, 1898-1951, (bulk 1912-1940) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Arthur Bliss Lane papers, 1904-1957 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Pittman, Key, 1872-1940. Papers of Key Pittman, 1898-1951. Library of Congress
referencedIn Bingham, Robert Worth, 1871-1937. Robert Worth Bingham papers, 1856-1939 (bulk 1933-1937). Library of Congress
referencedIn Robert Worth Bingham Papers, 1856-1939, (bulk 1933-1937) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Frank Lyon Polk papers, 1883-1942 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Correspondence, 1939-1965. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
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associatedWith American Friends of Irish Neutrality. corporateBody
associatedWith Auchincloss, Gordon, 1886-1943. person
correspondedWith Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937 person
correspondedWith Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946 person
correspondedWith Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965 person
correspondedWith Bingham, Robert Worth, 1871-1937. person
associatedWith Blair family. family
associatedWith Blair family. family
correspondedWith Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962 person
correspondedWith Breckinridge, Desha, 1867-1935 person
associatedWith Breckinridge family. family
associatedWith Breckinridge family. family
associatedWith Breckinridge Family Association. corporateBody
correspondedWith Caffery, Jefferson, 1886- person
correspondedWith Carr, Wilbur J. (Wilbur John), 1870-1942 person
correspondedWith Colby, Bainbridge, 1869-1950 person
correspondedWith Creel, George, 1876-1953. person
correspondedWith Cummings, Homer S. (Homer Stillé), 1870-1956 person
correspondedWith Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948 person
correspondedWith Davis, J. Lionberger (John Lionberger), b. 1878 person
associatedWith Democratic Party (U.S.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 person
correspondedWith Glass, Carter, 1858-1946 person
correspondedWith Hawes, Harry Bartow, 1869-1947 person
correspondedWith Hollister, W. R. person
correspondedWith House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938 person
associatedWith Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886- person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 person
correspondedWith Jones, Andrieus Aristieus, 1862-1927 person
associatedWith Jones, Bert L., d. 1942 person
correspondedWith Kinney, Michael person
correspondedWith Kinney, Michael, b. ca. 1875 person
associatedWith Lane, Arthur Bliss, 1894-1956. person
correspondedWith Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928 person
correspondedWith Lazaron, Morris Samuel person
correspondedWith Leffingwell, R. C. (Russell Cornell), 1878-1960. person
associatedWith Long family. family
associatedWith Long family. family
correspondedWith Marsh, Wilbur W. person
correspondedWith McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1863-1941 person
correspondedWith McCormick, Vance Criswell, 1872-1946 person
associatedWith Meredith, Edwin Thomas, 1876-1928. person
associatedWith Messersmith, George S., (George Strausser), 1883-1960 person
correspondedWith Milton, George Fort, 1894-1955 person
associatedWith Missouri Code Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Missouri Code Commission on Revision of Judicial Procedure. corporateBody
associatedWith Morgenthau, Henry, 1856-1946. person
correspondedWith Morgenthau, Henry, 1891-1967 person
associatedWith Morris, Roland S. (Roland Sletor), 1874-1945. person
associatedWith Murphy, Frank, 1890-1949 person
associatedWith National Jefferson Centennial Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith National Jefferson Centennial Committee. corporateBody
correspondedWith Palmer, A. Mitchell (Alexander Mitchell), 1872-1936 person
correspondedWith Phillips, William, 1878-1968 person
correspondedWith Pittman, Key, 1872-1940 person
correspondedWith Polk, Frank L. (Frank Lyon), 1871-1943 person
associatedWith Preston family. family
associatedWith Preston family. family
associatedWith Princeton University. corporateBody
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
correspondedWith Roper, Daniel C. (Daniel Calhoun), 1867-1943 person
correspondedWith Spencer, Selden P. (Selden Palmer), 1862-1925 person
correspondedWith Stanley, William person
correspondedWith Stanley, William person
correspondedWith Swope, Herbert Bayard, 1882-1958 person
correspondedWith Thompson, Frank Abner, 1880-1958 person
correspondedWith Thompson, Guy Atwood, 1875-1958 person
correspondedWith Tumulty, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1879-1954 person
correspondedWith Unitarian Service Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of State. corporateBody
associatedWith Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
Argentina
Brazil
Uruguay
Brazil
Italy
Missouri
Argentina
Italy
Uruguay
New Jersey--Princeton
Subject
Universities and colleges--New Jersey--Princeton
Procedure (Law)--Missouri
Diplomatic and consular service, American--Argentina
Procedure (Law)
Autographs--Collections
Diplomatic and consular service, American--Brazil
Diplomatic and consular service, American--Italy
Diplomatic and consular service, American
Universities and colleges
Diplomatic and consular service, American--Uruguay
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Birth 1881-05-16

Death 1958-09-26

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