William H. Taft Papers 1784-1973 (bulk 1880-1930)

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William H. Taft Papers, 1784-1973, (bulk 1880-1930)

William H. Taft Papers 1784-1973 (bulk 1880-1930)

President of the United States and chief justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence including letterpress books, speeches and addresses, presidental and judicial files, legal files and notebooks, family papers and letters, business and estate papers, engagement calendars, guest lists, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and photographs documenting Taft's career.

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Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth), 1841-1915

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Marcy served as Secretary of War under James K. Polk, 1845-1849. From the description of William L. Marcy letter : Washington [D.C.], to Col. J.D. Stevenson, New York City, ALS, 1846 June 26. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 43771263 Officer, Second U.S. Cavalry, 1868-1892. From the description of Report of Lieutenant Gustavus C. Doane, 1870 Dec.15. (Montana State University Bozeman Library). WorldCat record id: 43955079 U.S. gov...

Newlands, Francis G. (Francis Griffith), 1848-1917

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Francis Griffith Newlands was born on August 28, 1848, in Natchez, Mississippi. He attended Yale College from 1867-1869, and graduated from Columbian College (George Washington University) in 1869. He received an honorary degree (M.A.) in 1901. He moved to San Francisco and practiced law in California (1870-1888). Newlands moved to Nevada in 1888 and won election to the House of Representatives (1893-1903). He subsequently served Nevada as U.S. Senator (1903-1917). Newlands died on December 24, ...

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 ...

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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...

Norton, Charles Dyer, 1871-1922

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Wright, Luke E. (Luke Edward), 1846-1922

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United States. Supreme Court

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Historical note: This was a suit to enjoin the U. S. government from offering, listing or disposing of certain lands in southern Arizona as public lands of the United States, including 460,000 acres that includes the pueblo of Santa Rosa on the Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation. From the description of Motion to dismiss, The Pueblo of Santa Rosa vs. Franklin Lane, Secretary of the Interior and Clay Tallman, Commissioner of the General Land Office, 1931-1931. (Arizona Historical Socie...

Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917

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U.S. Supreme Court justice, attorney general, secretary of the navy, and representative from Massachusetts. From the description of William H. Moody papers, 1879-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981907 William Moody was a Confederate soldier in the 1st Georgia Battalion Sharpshooters. From the description of William Moody papers, 1861-1864 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 38525508 ...

Carpenter, Fred W., 1873 or 1874-1957

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Carpenter was private secretary to William H. Taft, who was then civil governor of the Philippines and subsequently became U.S. president (1909-1913). From the description of Fred W. Carpenter letter : to Arthur M. Edwards, 1903 Nov. 2. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936997 ...

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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 ...

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Lawyer, jurist, and Supreme Court justice. From the description of Willis Van Devanter papers, 1884-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982511 Willis Van Devanter (1859-1941) was Wyoming's first State Supreme Court Justice and eventually came to be an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He graduated from Cincinnati University Law School in 1881 and began practicing law with his father in Marion, Indiana. Van Devanter moved to Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1884 to...