Edward Mandell House papers 1885-2007 1885-1938


Edward Mandell House papers 1885-2007 1885-1938

The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, memoirs, writings, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers documenting Edward M. House's personal life and political career. The diary details his childhood experiences and also notes political observations (1912-1924). Materials relating to the Paris Peace Conference include minutes of meetings of the Supreme Council and memoranda from various countries presenting claims. Writings include essays, reviews, novels, and other works. Correspondence includes letters to and from Woodrow Wilson, Charles Seymour, American and foreign politicians, and newspaper and political journalists. Also includes DVDs of Godfrey Hodgson's lectures and an interveiw regarding his biography of House.

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Seymour, Charles, 1885-1963

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Charles Seymour was an author and educator. He served as a delegate to the Paris Peace Conference in 1919. Seymour was president of Yale University from 1937-1950. He was the author of Intimate Papers of Colonel House, 1926-1928. From the description of Charles Seymour papers, 1912-1963 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702206354 Charles Seymour was an author and educator. He served as a delegate to the Paris Peace Conference in 1919. Seymour was presi...

Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934

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Cass Gilbert was born on November 24, 1859, in Zanesville, Ohio, the son of General and Mrs. Samuel Augustus Gilbert. He received his education at MacAlester College, St. Paul, Minnesota and attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge after working in a St. Paul architect's office. Following graduation, he traveled throughout Europe and upon his return, entered the office of McKim, Mead, and White, Architects in New York City. A year later, in 1882, he established his own off...

Clemenceau, Georges, 1841-1929

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Médecin, Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929) entra dans la carrière politique au lendemain de la journée révolutionnaire du 4 septembre 1870 et devint maire de Montmartre. Député radical en 1871, il siégea ensuite à l’extrême gauche de l’Assemblée (1876), où, après s’être opposé à la politique de Mac-Mahon, il contribua à provoquer la chute de plusieurs ministères (Gambetta, 1882 ; Jules Ferry, 1885). Après avoir soutenu la candidature de Boulanger au ministère de la Guerre, il dénonça ses prétention...

Morris, Robert T. (Robert Tuttle), 1857-1945

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Wiseman, William George Eden, Sir, bart., 1885-

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Sir William Wiseman (1885-1962): international banker working at Herndon's in London before World War I; during World War I served in the infantry as a lieutenant colonel, then in military intelligence; acted as liaison between British government and Wilson, and as advisor at the Paris Peace Conference; after World War I joined banking firm of Kuhn, Loeb & Co. in New York. From the guide to the Sir William Wiseman papers, 1916-1961, (Manuscripts and Archives) ...

Hammond, John Hays, 1855-1936

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Engineer. From the description of Letter of John Hays Hammond, 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450745 John Hays Hammond, Sr., (1855 March 31-1936 June 8) was a mining expert and superintendent of mines in California and Mexico, 1881-1893; worked for Cecil Rhodes and others in South Africa, 1893-1899; consultant in England, 1896-1900, and in Mexico, 1900; general manager and consulting engineer for Guggenheim Exploration Co., 1903-1907; chairman Engineers, Exploration ...

Fletcher, Henry Prather, 1873-1959

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Diplomat. From the description of Papers of Henry Prather Fletcher, 1898-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449241 Biographical Note 1873, Apr. 10 Born, Greencastle, Pa. 1894 Admitted to bar 1898 1899 ...

Love, Thomas Bell, 1870-1948.

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House, Loulie Hunter.

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Page, Arthur W. (Arthur Wilson), 1883-1960

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Business consultant; editor. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Wilson Page : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742563 ...

Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940

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President of City College, 1903-1911. From the description of Papers, 1907-1964, 1963-1964 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155502699 American editor, educator, and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 28 January 1934, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1934 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577340 John Huston Finley (1863-1940) was an educator, editor, author, and civic leader. He was president of Knox Colle...

Rappard, William E. (William Emmanuel), 1883-1958

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Epithet: Swiss historian and economist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x00023e ...

Wells, James Brent, 1901-1962.

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Sherrill, Charles Hitchcock, 1867-1936

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Shotwell, James T., 1874-1965

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Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of James Thompson Shotwell : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309734188 From the description of Reminiscences of James Thompson Shotwell : oral history, 1949. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122608356 American historian. From the description of A visit to the Canadian battle fields : typescript, 1919. (Unknown). WorldC...

McReynolds, James Clark, 1862-1946

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Born in Kentucky. Bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University in 1882, law degree from the University of Virginia in 1884. Private law practice in Nashville until 1903; Justice Department posts including Attorney General until appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1914. From the description of Papers, 1819-1967. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 20501964 McReynolds practiced law in Nashville Tennessee, and served as U.S. Attorney General (1913-1914) and Assoc...

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...

Malone, Clarence M., 1885-1960.

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Paris Peace Conference, 1919-1920. United States Territorial Section.

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Biographical/Historical Note Organization created to prepare background information for the United States delegation to the Paris Peace Conference; known as the Inquiry. From the guide to the Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920) United States Territorial Section miscellaneous records, 1917-1918, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...

Watt, George, Sir, 1851-1930

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Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948

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Epithet: American banker British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x00036a Epithet: banker British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001191.0x000381 Masefield was a British poet and dramatist. From the description of John Masefield collection: additional papers, 1956-1963. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 81756769 ...

Smith, Harold Leonard, 1896-1971.

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Trumbull, Frank, 1858-1920

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Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965

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Baruch, a financier and public adviser, was a millionaire by the age of thirty thanks to his investments in the stock market. He put his wealth to use in politics and public affairs and became an adviser to Woodrow Wilson, who appointed him chairman of the War Industries Board and a member of the president's war council. After World War I, he took part in the postwar peace conference and later became an adviser to President Roosevelt on defense matters and industrial preparedness for war. After ...

Hooper, Franklin Henry, 1862-1940

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Hooper (1862-1940) graduated Harvard College Class of 1883. He served as a page in the U. S. Senate in the 1870s-1880s. He then spent his career in publishing. From the description of Autographs, 1865-1890 / F. H. Hooper. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 63674951 ...

Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934

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U.S. minister to Belgium, 1914-1920. From the description of Letters from schoolchildren of Ghent, Belgium, 1915 March. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 14084889 Toledo mayor, lawyer, author, and diplomat. From the description of Letter, 1916 April 11, Brussels, to Alexander L. Smith, Toledo, Ohio. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13994096 Lawyer, author, mayor of Toledo, ambassador to Belgium. From the description of Le...

Hyde, James H. (James Hazen), 1876-1959

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James Hazen Hyde (1876-1959) was a businessman, francophile, and expatriate. He graduated from Harvard in 1898. In 1899 he was left in charge of his father's (Henry Baldwin Hyde, 1834-1899) life insurance company, the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. In 1905 Hyde lost control of the company in a publicity scandal that resulted in an investigation of the insurance industry by the New York State. In late December 1905 Hyde sailed for Paris, where he lived until the Nazi occup...

Morgan, William Forbes, 1879-1937.

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Lowry, Edward G. (Edward George), 1876-1943

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Sheppard, Morris, 1875-1941

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Morris Sheppard (1875-1941) was born May 28, 1875, in Wheatsville, Texas. He received his AB degree from the University of Texas in 1895 and his LLB in 1897. He also earned an LLM degree from Yale University, before beginning his law practice in Pittsburgh and Texarkana. In 1902, Sheppard was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives to fill the space left vacant by his father’s death. He served until 1913 when he became a U.S. Senator, a post he would hold until his own death in...

Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938

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George Foster Peabody, banker and philanthropist, was born in Columbus, Ga. in 1852 and died in Warm Springs, Ga. in 1938. He was the son of George Henry and Elvira Canfield Peabody and husband of Katrina N. Trask. From the description of Cherokee Indian language letters, 1907. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 259719021 Banker and philanthropist. From the description of Papers of George Foster Peabody, 1894-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 8410865...

Andrews, Matthew Page, 1879-1947

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Sweet, William E. (William Ellery), 1869-1942

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Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1898-

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Author. From the description of Vanderbilt, Cornelius Jr, 1898-1974 papers, 1947-1972. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155571127 Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr., 1898-1974. Born New York. Author, lecturer, cinematographer. Involved with many newspapers and magazines as editor and publisher. In intelligence during World War II, decorated with Croix de la Croix Rouge by the French, Distinguished Service from FBI. Author of "Symposium of Public...

Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938

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George Ellery Hale was an astrophysicist. He was the organizer and director of the Mount Wilson Observatory of the Carnegie Institute of Washington, 1904-1923, and was honorary director until his death in 1938. His principal scientific researches were made in stellar spectroscopy. From the description of Papers, 1903-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82798019 From the description of Papers, 1882-1937. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523501...

Cudahy, John, 1887-

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Quincy, Josiah, 1859-1919

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Hopkins Grammar School (New Haven, Conn.)

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Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976

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Business executive and U.S. postmaster general 1933-1940. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122446088 James A. Farley was a Democratic party leader and a U.S. Postmaster General. From the description of James A. Farley letter, 1971 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122411243 Politician. From the description of Reminiscences of James Aloysius ...

McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1863-1941

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Lawyer, business executive, Democratic Party leader, U.S. secretary of the treasury, Director General of Railroads, and U.S. senator from California. From the description of Papers of William Gibbs McAdoo, 1786-1941 (bulk 1880-1941). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063506 McAdoo was born near Marietta, Cobb County, GA, on Oct. 31, 1863; attended the Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; admitted to TN bar in 1885 and began law practice in Chattanooga, TN; moved to NYC, 1892; devel...

Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948

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Josephus Daniels, son of Josephus and Mary (Cleves) Daniels, was born in Washington, North Carolina, May 18, 1862. He attended the Wilson Collegiate Institute. On May 2, 1888, he married Addie W. Bagley. At the age of eighteen, he was editor of the "Wilson Advance"; admitted to the bar in 1885; state printer for North Carolina, 1887-1893; chief clerk, Department of the Interior, 1893-1895; editor of the "Raleigh State Chronicle", 1885; editor of the "Raleigh State News and Observer", 1894-1919; ...

Howe, Frederic C., 1867-1940

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Wiley, Louis, 1869-1935

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Sharp, William Graves, 1859-1922

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Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948

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Career Army officer who served in the Philippines as an adjutant general and engineer officer, collector of customs, and cavalry squadron commander, participating in actions against the Tausug (Moros), 1899-1903; later apppointed governor of Moro Province and commander, Department of Mindanao, 1909-1913. Well-known for his command of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I, 1917-1919. From the description of General John J. Pershing photograph collection [pictu...

Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965

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Grew was a U.S. diplomat and author. He was attached to embassies in Egypt, Mexico, Russia, Germany, and Austria (1904-1916); secretary-general to the U.S. delegation at the Paris Peace Conference; minister to Denmark (1920) and to Switzerland (1921-1923); negotiator at the Lausanne Conference on Near Eastern Affairs (1922-1923); under secretary of state (1924-1927, 1944-1945); ambassador to Turkey (1927-1932) and to Japan (1932-1941); special assistant to the secretary of state (1942); and dire...

Bullitt, William C. (William Christian), 1891-1967

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William Christian Bullitt (b. Jan. 25, 1891, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-d. Feb. 1967), was Ambassador to the U.S.S.R. from 1933 to 1936, and to France from 1936 to 1941. He was ambassador at large in 1941 and 1942, and special assistant to the Secretary of the Navy in 1942 and 1943. He began his career at the State Department in 1917 where he also served as an attaché to the American Commission to Negotiate Peace at the end of World War I. In 1944 he joined the French Army and was a major in the...

Benson, William Shepherd, 1855-1932

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William Shepherd Benson (1855-1932) was the first Chief of Naval Operations, serving from May 11, 1915 to September 25, 1919. From the description of Benson, William Shepherd, 1855-1932 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569386 U.S. naval officer and public official. From the description of William Shepherd Benson papers, circa 1791-1952 (bulk 1915-1928). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981098 Epithet: US admiral Br...

MacFarlane, Peter Clark, 1871-1924

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Balfour, Arthur James, 1848-1930

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British Prime Minister, 1902-1905. From the description of Papers, 1882-1908. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19210580 British Prime Minister. From the description of Letters to the Duchess of Sutherland [manuscript], 1895-1917. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647916243 Correspondents include: Arthur James Balfour, Prime Minister of England; Alexander Hugh Bruce, Balfour of Burleigh, Secretary for Scotland; Sir John Edward Be...

Wise, Stephen Samuel, 1874-1949

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Stephen Samuel Wise was born in Budapest, Hungary, and came to the United States the following year. He graduated with honors from Columbia University and in 1893 he was ordained in Austria "The People's Rabbi," as Wise would later be known, developed his deep concern for the less fortunate at an early age. Wise fought for housing projects, the abolition of child labor, the improvement of working conditions, securing rights for female workers and equal rights for African Americans. He founded th...

Morgenthau, Henry, 1856-1946

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Henry Morgenthau (b. April 26, 1856, Mannheim, German Confederation–d. November 25, 1946, New York City, NY) was born to wealthy parents in Mannheim German where his father had successful cigar factory in German. The family emigrated to the US in 1866. Morgenthau attended City College of New York and Columbia Law School. In the 1910s he became invovled in the Democratic party and donated handsomely to Woodrow Wilson's election campaign in 1912. He was appointed ambassador to Ottoman Empire (1913...

White, William Allen, 1868-1944

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American journalist known as the "Sage of Emporia"; owner and editor of the "Emporia Gazette." From the description of Papers of William Allen White, 1890-1940 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837106 Journalist. From the description of Letters, 1889-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644557 Pulitzer Prize-winning Emporia, Kansas, newspaper editor and author. From the description of William Allen White letter...

Lane, Franklin K.

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Lane, 1864-1921, born in Canada and lived in California where he practiced law in San Francisco; he was United States Secretary of the Interior from 1913-1920. From the description of Proclamation with portrait of Theodore Roosevelt : broadside. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863398 In 1917, Brown became Special Assistant to Secretary of the Interior, Franklin K. Lane, and worked with him until November 1918, when he enlisted in the Army. After the war, Brown...

Dodd, William Edward, 1869-1940

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William Edward Dodd (1869-1940) was a historian and United States ambassador to Germany. From the guide to the William Edward Dodd Letters, ., 1911-1923, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Historian, diplomat, college professor. From the description of William Edward Dodd letter to Alfred Jackson Hanna [manuscript], 1895 December 2. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 502141954 Historian and ...

Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965

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Felix Frankfurter (November 15, 1882 – February 22, 1965) was an American lawyer, professor, and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Frankfurter served on the Supreme Court from 1939 to 1962 and was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the Court. Frankfurter was born in Vienna, Austria, and immigrated to New York City at the age of 12. After graduating from Harvard Law School, Frankfurter worked for Secretary of War Henry ...

Brown, William Garrott, 1868-1913

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William Garrott Brown was a historian, biographer, and essayist, of Marion, Alabama, and Cambridge, Massachusetts who graduated from Harvard College in 1891. From the guide to the William Garrott Brown papers, 1898-1917, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) Brown (1868-1913) taught history at Harvard and served as Deputy Keeper of University Records at Harvard. From the description of Papers of William Garrott Brown, 1898. (Ha...

Auchincloss, Gordon, 1886-1943

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Gordon Auchincloss was the Assistant U. S. District Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 1913-1915; assistant to Frank Polk, Counselor of the State Department from 1917-1918; and secretary to Edward M. House at the Interallied Conference (1917) and during the Armistice negotiations and the Paris Peace Conference (1918-1919). From the description of Gordon Auchincloss papers, 1914-1951 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702206418 Gordon Au...

Grey of Fallodon, Edward Grey, Viscount, 1862-1933.

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British Liberal statesman, ambassador to U.S., 1919-1920. From the description of Grey of Fallodon letter to Will Orton Tewson [manuscript], 1920 April 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 690579425 ...

Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946

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First director, United States Forest Service (1905). He changed the name of protected "forest preserves" to "national forests" and advocated a controversial "wise use" policy for the resources of the national forests, whereby a greater use of forest resources, such as tree harvests and grazing rights could be permitted. From the description of Correspondence, 1905-1945. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 40804560 Forester and governor of Pennsylvania. F...

McCormick, Cyrus H. (Cyrus Hall), 1859-1936

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Chicago-based manufacturers and philanthropists. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr. (1859-1936), was the oldest son of reaping machine inventor Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. After his father's 1884 death, Cyrus H. McCormick, Jr. took over as president of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, and continued in that role when the company merged with rival Deering Harvestor Company in 1902 to create the International Harvester Company. He married Harriet Bradley Hammond in 1889 and h...

Houston, David Franklin, 1866-1940

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Houston was an educator, cabinet officer, and business executive. In Woodrow Wilson's administration he was secretary of agriculture (1913-1920), secretary of the treasury (1920-1921), and chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. From the description of David Franklin Houston papers, 1891-1930 (inclusive), 1913-1921 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612368785 From the guide to the David Franklin Houston papers, 1891-1930 (inclusive), 1913-1921 (bulk)., (Houghto...

Paine, Albert Bigelow, 1861-1937

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American author and editor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) and typewritten letter signed : Redding, Conn., to F.A. Duneka, 1908 Jul. 9-1911 Apr. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611536 Author & editor. From the description of Letters of Albert Bigelow Paine [manuscript] 1910, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647934359 Albert Bigelow Paine was born in New Bedford, Mass., but grew up in the Midwest. For ten y...

Gherardi, Walter Rockwell, 1875-1939.

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