Josephus Daniels Papers 1829-1948 (bulk 1913-1921)

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Josephus Daniels Papers 1829-1948 (bulk 1913-1921)

Diplomat, journalist, and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, and papers of the Daniels, Bagley, Seabrook, and Worth families and other material. The bulk of the collection relates to events and policy decisions during Daniels's service as secretary of the navy during the administration of Woodrow Wilson, but also concerns his career as editor of the Raleigh , his work with the Democratic Party, and his role as ambassador to Mexico. News & Observer

331,000 items; 934 containers plus 2 oversize; 373.8 linear feet; 399 microfilm reels

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Rodman, Hugh, 1859-1940

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Seabrook family.

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Daniels, Worth B. (Worth Bagley), 1899-1978

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Lejeune, John Archer, 1867-1942

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Badger, Charles Johnston, 1853-1932

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Daniels, Jonathan, 1902-1981

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Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Jonathan Daniels : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481338 From the description of Reminiscences of Jonathan Worth Daniels : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451557 Author, journalist, and government official Jonathan Daniels was a college classmate of Thomas Wolfe at the University of North Carolina. ...

Barnett, George Ernest, 1873-1938

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Blue, Victor, 1865-1928

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Fletcher, Frank Friday, 1855-1928

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Bagley family.

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Dodd, William Edward, 1869-1940

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Democratic Party (U.S.)

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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; ...

Worth family.

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Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955

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Sims, William Sowden, 1858-1936

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Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961

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Benjamin Sumner Welles (1892-1961) graduated from Harvard University in 1914 and began his diplomatic career in 1915 as Secretary of the United States Embassy in Tokyo. From 1917 to 1919 he served in a similar post in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was Assistant Chief of the Latin American Affairs Division of the Department of State from 1920 to 1921, and Chief of the Division from 1921 to 1922. From 1922 to 1925, he was Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary to the Dominican Republic, an...

Bowers, Claude Gernade, 1879-1958

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Daniels family

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Scales, Archibald Henderson, 1868-1952

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Rear admiral, U.S. Navy. From the description of Archibald Henderson Scales scrapbooks, 1883-1929. WorldCat record id: 24095862 Archibald Henderson Scales (1868-1952) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy. Scales was the son of Junius Irving Scales and Euphemie H. Henderson Scales. He entered the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md., in 1883. His wife was Harriet Pierce Graham Scales. From the guide to the Archibald Henderson Scales Scrapbooks, .,...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

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...

Daniels, Charles Cleaves, 1864-1951

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Daniels, North Carolina and New York City lawyer, brother of Josephus Daniels, worked for the U.S. government during the 1890s in connection with the protection of Indian lands from fraud in Wyoming, Utah, Connecticut, and Oklahoma, and later in Minnesota and New York. From the description of Charles Cleaves Daniels papers, 1843-1945 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 24990386 Charles Cleaves Daniels (1864-1951), North Carolina and New York City lawyer, brother of Josephus Da...

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...