Charles Dewey Hilles papers 1823-1955

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Charles Dewey Hilles papers, 1823-1955

Charles Dewey Hilles papers 1823-1955

Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, press releases, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia documenting Hilles' activities as secretary to President Taft (1911-1913), as chairman and committeeman to the Republican National Committee (1912-1937) and as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (1909-1911). His correspondence as Taft's secretary is of special importance as being originally part of the President's office files. His work as administrator of the Ohio Industrial School (1892-1902) and the New York Juvenile Asylum (1902-1909) is also documented in the correspondence. Family correspondence is particularly rich for the fall of 1911 when Hilles was touring the country with President Taft, and for 1912 just before his appointment as chairman of the Republican National Committee. Correspondents of note include Charles Francis Adams, William Jennings Bryan, Nicholas Murray Butler, Andrew Carnegie, Josephus Daniels, Charles G. Dawes, Theodore Dreiser, Henry W. Farnam, Irving Fisher, Arthur T. Hadley, Warren G. Harding, Charles Evans Hughes, Frank B. Kellogg, Henry Cabot Lodge, Gifford Pinchot, Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root, Henry L. Stimson, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Booker T. Washington and George Westinghouse.

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Sherman, J. S. (James Schoolcraft), 1855-1912

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James Schoolcraft Sherman (1855-1912), lawyer, banker and vice-president of the United States, began his political career as mayor of Utica, N.Y. in 1884. In 1886 he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and served until 1908 excepting 1891 to 1893. He was chairman of the Republican state conventions in 1895, 1900 and 1908, and chairman of the Republican National Committee in 1906. In 1908 he was elected as William Howard Taft's vice-president. Four years later he was renominated but ...

Dickinson, J. M. (Jacob McGavock), 1851-1928

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Taft, Wallbridge Smith, 1884-1951.

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Taft, Helen Herron, 1861-1943

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Epithet: wife of President W H Taft British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000688.0x000093 ...

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...

Taft, Henry W. (Henry Waters), 1859-1945

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Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948

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Governor of New York State from 1907-1910; later served as associate justice and chief justice of the United States, and as U.S. secretary of state. From the description of Charles Evans Hughes letters: Albany, to Frank H. Severance and Henry W. Hill, 1907, 1910. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 70794223 Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) was an American jurist and politician. He practiced law and held various political positions between 1884 and 1906. Twice elect...

Wadsworth, James Wolcott, 1877-1952

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Senator, congressman. From the description of Reminiscences of James Wolcott Wadworth : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309738592 ...

Buckner, Thomas Aylette, 1865-1942.

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Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921

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Lawyer and public official. From the description of Papers of Philander C. Knox, 1893-1922 (bulk 1901-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79632215 Philander C. Knox (1853-1921) was an attorney and politician from southwest Pennsylvania. Knox served as U.S. Attorney General (1901-1904), U.S. Senator (1904-1909, 1917-1921), and as Secretary of State (1909-1913) under William Howard Taft. From the description of Philander C. Knox letter to N.B. Billingsley, 1882 M...

Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940

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Public official and presidential secretary. From the description of George B. Cortelyou papers, 1871-1948 (bulk 1897-1908). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449155 Biographical Note 1862, July 26 Born, New York City, N.Y. 1879 Graduated, Hempstead Institute, Hempstead, Long Island, N.Y. ...

Taft, Robert A. (Robert Alphonso), 1889-1953

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U.S. senator from Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1949. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39632581 U.S. senator from Ohio, Republican Party leader, and lawyer. From the description of Robert A. Taft papers, 1885-1980 (bulk 1938-1953). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78464941 Biographical Note 1917, Feb. 26 Born, Cincinnati, Ohio ...

Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

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Epithet: formerly priest British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0002de Lawyer, orator, politician, presidential candidate, and secretary of state. From the description of Letters, 1910. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763818 U. S. Congressman, three-time Democratic presidential nominee, secretary of state under Woodrow Wilson, and publisher and editor of the weekly...

Taft, Horace Dutton, 1861-1943

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Editor and academician, brother of President William Howard Taft. Founded Taft School, Watertown, Conn., tutored Latin at Yale, taught English at Williams College, and edited Walden and Nineteenth century letters. From the description of Letter to Byron Johnson Rees, 1919 June 24. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54674263 Horace Taft was founder and headmaster of Taft School in Watertown, Conn., and brother of William Howard Taft. From the descriptio...

Knollys, Edward George William Tyrwhitt, Viscount, 1895-

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Tumulty, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1879-1954

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Lawyer and secretary to President Woodrow Wilson. From the description of Papers of Joseph P. Tumulty, 1898-1969 (bulk 1913-1940). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061701 Joseph P. Tumulty, 1879-1954, b. Jersey City, NJ, secretary to President Woodrow Wilson; lawyer, served as secretary to Wilson when he was governor of New Jersey. Byron Johnson Rees, 1877-1920, b, Westfield, IN, educated Brown University, Harvard, Oxford; professor of English at Wil...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

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Henry Cabot Lodge, American statesman, Republican political leader, author and historian; he was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 12, 1850, a member of the influential New England Lodge and Cabot families. Lodge attended Harvard College, eventually graduating with a Ph.D. in Political Science, he then attended Harvard Law School from which he graduated in 1874. Lodge was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1880-1881, then served in the U.S. House of Representatives from ...

Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951

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Charles Gates Dawes (1865-1951), financier, diplomat, and Vice President of the United States, was born in Marietta, Ohio, on August 27, 1865. A graduate of Cincinnati Law School, he practiced law in Lincoln, Nebraska, from 1887 to 1894 and also became involved in banking. In 1889, he married Caro Blymyer. The Dawes had two children and later adopted two more. In 1895, Dawes moved to Chicago to oversee his utility interests. He managed William McKinley's presidential campaign and later served as...

Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947

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Epithet: President of Columbia University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x000180 Butler was a philosopher, diplomat, and educator; president of Columbia University from 1901-1942. From the description of Nicholas Murray Butler letter, 1942 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777002021 President of Columbia University. From the description of Letters to F.W. Wile and...

Aiken, Alfred Lawrence, 1870-1946

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Snell, Bertrand Hollis, 1870-1958

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Clifford Kennedy Berryman, cartoonist of the Washington, D.C. papers the WASHINGTON POST and WASHINGTON EVENING STAR, was the originator of the "teddy bear." From the description of Photographs, cartoons, and certificates, 1885-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155510007 Congressman. Snell was born in Colton, N.Y., and graduated from Potsdam State Normal School, 1889. He was the Republican congressman from the area, 1915-1939, and was known as the...

Martin, Joseph W. (Joseph William), 1884-1968

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Sullivan, Mark, 1874-1952

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Journalist and author. From the description of Sullivan scrapbooks, 1940-1941. (Maryland Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70953441 From the description of Mark Sullivan papers, 1900-1935 (bulk 1919-1935). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80376365 American author and journalist. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : Washington, D.C., to Dr. Francis Harvey Green, 1920 Aug. 4 and 1933 May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875010 ...

Hadley, Arthur Twining, 1856-1930

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President of Yale University. From the description of Letter to William C. Welling, 1917 September 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50997891 James Hadley: philologist; B.A., Yale, 1842; spent two years at the Yale Divinity School, 1844-1845; appointed tutor in Yale College in 1845, promoted to asst. prof. of Greek in 1848, in 1851 succeeded Theodore Dwight Woolsey, holding the chair of Greek until retirement. Arthur Twining Hadley wa...

Scandrett, Richard Brown, 1891-

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