Francis Bowler Keene Papers 1856-1975 (bulk 1877-1924)
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Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914
Rockhill was an American scholar-diplomat known especially as the first Westerner to befriend and advise a Dalai Lama of Tibet. He was U.S. Minister to Greece, Romania, Serbia, China, Russia, and Turkey. From the guide to the William Woodville Rockhill papers, 1826-1941., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...
La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925
Robert Marion La Follette Sr. (June 14, 1855 – June 18, 1925), colloquially known as Fighting Bob, was an American lawyer and politician. He represented Wisconsin in both chambers of Congress and served as the Governor of Wisconsin. A Republican for most of his career, he ran for President of the United States as the nominee of his own Progressive Party in the 1924 presidential election. Historian John D. Buenker describes La Follette as "the most celebrated figure in Wisconsin history." Born...
Turner, Frederick Jackson, 1861-1932
Frederick Jackson Turner, professor and historian, became a leading scholar after he published, in 1893, "The Significance of the Frontier in American History," his revolutionary thesis that American society owed its distincitve characteristics to experience with an undeveloped frontier. He was born on November 14, 1861 in Portage, Wisconsin, the son of Andrew Jackson Turner, a journalist and politician. His scholary work was first carried on at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where he t...
Keene, Francis Bowler, 1856-1945
Diplomat, poet, and author. Keene (Keane) family member. From the description of Papers of Francis Bowler Keene, 1867-1975 (bulk 1877-1924). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78588387 Biographical Note 1856, Dec. 11 Born, Milwaukee, Wis. 1871 1875 ...
Hay, John, 1838-1905
Brown class of 1858. Secretary to Abraham Lincoln; Ambassador to Court of St. James; Secretary of State; author. From the description of Papers, 1829-1916. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122598680 American diplomat and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cleveland, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644640373 Statesman, poet, Secretary of State. ...
Stovall, Pleasant A., 1857-1935
Pleasant Alexander Stovall (1857-1935) was born in Augusta, Georgia. He attended a private boy's school in Augusta, where Woodrow Wilson was a classmate. In 1885, Stovall married Mary Ganahl also of Augusta. They moved to Savannah in 1891 where Stovall and David Robinson established the Savannah Press. Stovall represented Chatham County in the Georgia General Assembly from 1902 until 1906 and again 1912-1913. In June, 1913, President Woodrow Wilson appointed Stoval as minister to Switzerland, a ...
Loomis, Francis B. (Francis Butler), 1861-1948
Born in Marietta, Ohio, July 27, 1861; graduated from Marietta College in 1883 and joined the staff of the New York Tribune shortly thereafter; began his political career at the age of twenty-three when he served as head of the press bureau of the Republican National Committee during the James G. Blaine campaign of 1884; served as Ohio State Librarian from 1885-1887; in 1887 became the Washington correspondent for the Philadelphia Press; again served as press agent in 1888 during the successful ...
Bacon, Robert, 1860-1919
Bacon was an American businessman, diplomat and statemen. He served briefly as Secretary of State under Theodore Roosevelt (Jan. 27, 1909 to Mar. 7, 1909), as American ambassador to France (1909-1912) and as a soldier in World War I (private to colonel). From the description of [Letter] 19-- Jun. 26, 1 Park Avenue, [New York, to] Mr. Yeomans / Robert Bacon. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 156790115 ...
Carr, Wilbur J. (Wilbur John), 1870-1942
U.S. Dept. of State official and diplomat. Organized the consular service. From the description of Wilbur J. Carr papers, 1892-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81163428 Biographical Note Wilbur J. Carr was born in Ohio in 1870 and entered the State Department as a clerk in 1892. He became chief of the Consular Bureau in 1902, chief clerk in 1907, and served as director of the Consular Service from 1909 to 1924. Carr s...
Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921
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...
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
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...
Guild, Curtis, 1860-1915
Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930
William Howard Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician who served as U.S. President (1908-1912) and Chief Justitce of the Supreme Court (1921-1930). 1857 Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 15th 1878 Graduated from Yale University 1880 Graduated from Cincinnati Law School ...
Elliott, Eugene S.
Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927
General (GEN) Leonard Wood was stationed at Headquarters, Eastern Department, Governor's Island, NY on 16 November 1914. From the description of Leonard Wood papers, 1914. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 61241654 Leonard Wood was a physician who served as Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army (1910-1914), military governor of Cuba (1899-1902) and Governor-General of the Philippines (1921-1927). His son Osborne (sometimes spelled Osborn) at the time of this lette...
Breckinridge, Henry, 1886-1960
Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Breckinridge : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309727930 ...
Spooner, John C. (John Coit), 1843-1919
U.S. senator and railroad corporation lawyer from Wisconsin. From the description of Papers of John C. Spooner, 1855-1909 (bulk 1870-1907). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82551839 ...
Harding, Warren Gamaliel, 1865-1923
Warren Gamaliel Harding (b. November 2, 1865, Blooming Grove, Ohio-d. August 2, 1923, San Francisco, California) was an American politician who served as the 29th President of the United States from March 4, 1921 until his death in 1923....
Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921
Journalist, author, and politician. From the description of Papers of Henry Watterson, 1857-1983, (bulk 1882-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071676 American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Louisville, KY, to Hon. D. A. Wells, 1887 Oct. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270660897 Watterson was the editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal. From the description of Autograph letters signed from Henry Watters...
Bigelow, Poultney, 1855-1954
Poultney Bigelow (b. September 10, 1855, New York City-d. May 28, 1954, Malden-on-Hudson, New York), was the son of John Bigelow, American Ambassador to France under Abraham Lincoln. He grew up in France, and also in Germany, where he became friends with Prince William, later emperor of Germany. Bigelow studied at Yale University, and began practicing law, but was more interested in politics and writing. He is perhaps best remembered as a journalist. He was editor of Outing magazine and later co...
Root, Elihu, 1845-1937
Elihu Root, born in Clinton, NY, attended Hamilton College (A.B., 1864, A.M. in course, 1867) and University Law School of New York. He served as member Alaskan Boundary Tribunal; United States District Attorney, Southern New York, 1883 - 85; Secretary of War, 1899 - 1904; Secretary of State, 1905 - 09; U.S. Senator from New York, 1909 - 15; Senior Counsel for the U.S., North Atlantic Fisheries Arbitration, The Hague, 1910; Ambassador at Head of Special Diplomatic Mission to Russia, 1...