Henry L. Dawes Papers 1833-1933 bulk 1833-1903

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Henry L. Dawes Papers 1833-1933 bulk 1833-1903

United States representative and senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, reports, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, photographs, citations, congressional commissions, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and an incomplete biography of Dawes by his daughter, Anna Laurens Dawes. The collection documents mainly Dawes's career as a federal legislator and his work on issues relating to the American Indian, including his tenure as chairman of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes.

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Sculptor; Washington, D.C. Myers was a Congressman. From the description of Letters to Leonard Myers, 1872-1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515436 American sculptor and composer. From the description of Letter : to unidentified recipient, [18--?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22773764 Sculptor of the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the U.S. Capitol rotunda. From the description of Vinnie Ream letter : Washington, D.C., to Chas. A. Clarke...

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...

Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922

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American clergyman, author, and editor who worked with Henry Ward Beecher as co-editor of the "Christian Union." From the description of Autograph, 1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367554802 American author. From the description of Letter : Cornwall on Hudson, [N.Y.] to Mr. Bok, 1908 Oct. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33376379 Lyman Abbott was an influential American pastor and author. Born in Massachusetts and educated i...

Greet, Ben, Sir, 1857-1936

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Philip Ben Greet (1857-1936) was an English actor and theater manager. From the description of Ben Greet papers, 1845-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122570903 From the guide to the Ben Greet papers, 1845-1936, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Washburne, E. B. (Elihu Benjamin), 1816-1887

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A native of Maine, Washburne became a Galena, Illinois lawyer and served in the U. S. House of Representatives from Illinois (1853-1869). A supporter of both Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant, he was American minister to France (1869-1877). From the description of Letter, 1854, 1857, and 1877. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 443060766 From the description of Letters, 1849-1872, nd. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 226...

Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904

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U. S. Senator from Massachusetts. From the description of George Frisbie Hoar letter to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1894 January 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 694733616 George Frisbie Hoar (1826-1904) was a Republican Senator from Massachusetts (1877-1904). From the description of Autograph collection, 1598-1945. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122405022 From the guide to the George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection, 1598-194...

Scidmore, Eliza Ruhamah, 1856-1928

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Eliza R. Scidmore visited Alaska and wrote guidebooks for travelers in the latter part of the nineteenth century. From the description of The Alaska boundary, 1896. (Alaska State Library). WorldCat record id: 42071031 Foreign secretary, National Geographic Society. From the description of Autograph letter signed (8) : Washington, DC, and New York, to editors at Harper & Brothers, 1890 Nov. 3-1895 Dec. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270633401 ...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

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Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) was born into a prominent Boston family in 1850. Through his mother’s family, the Cabots, Lodge traced his lineage back to the 17th century, with one great-grandfather a leading Federalist during the Revolutionary period. Growing up in both an intellectual and privileged household, "Cabot" took naturally to academic subjects, particularly history and literature. Beyond his early devotion to scholarly pursuits, Lodge also enjoyed numerous sports and the great outdoor...

Dodge, Grace H. (Grace Hoadley), 1856-1914

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Social welfare worker; Philanthropist; Educator From the description of Grace Hoadley Dodge papers, 1882-1995 (bulk 1882-1915) (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 460740016 Grace Hoadley Dodge was born on May 21, 1856 in New York City into a wealthy family with a strong tradition of philanthropic and evangelical activity. She was the oldest of six children born to Sarah Hoadley and William Earl Dodge, Jr. Dodge received most of her education at home from privat...

Claflin, William, 1818-1905

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Businessman, state legislator, and governor of Massachusetts (1869-1872), of Hopkinton, Mass.; had a summer home in Newton, Mass. From the description of William Claflin family papers and photographs, 1889-1995 (bulk 1889-1905). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960886 ...

Palmer, Alice Freeman, 1855-1902

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Student at University of Michigan, later president of Wellesley College. From the description of Alice Freeman Palmer correspondence, 1874-1900. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419539 ...

Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883

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St. Louis, Missouri, lawyer; U.S district attorney, Missouri, 1839-1841; mayor, St. Louis, 1842-1843; judge, Court of Common Pleas, 1843-1849; first solicitor, U.S. Court of Claims, 1855; counsel for Dred Scott, 1856; postmaster general, 1860-1864; Maryland congressman, 1878. From the description of Letter: Wash[ington, D.C.] to Rev[erend] W[illiam] B[uell] Sprague, Albany, N.Y., 1865 Nov. 20. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27327626 Montgomery Bl...

Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922

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Inventor and educator. From the description of Check, 1918 Feb. 11. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70954428 Alexander Graham Bell, inventor and educator, and members of the related Bell, Fairchild, Grosvenor, and Hubbard families. From the description of Alexander Graham Bell family papers, 1834-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979893 Inventor Alexander Graham Bell became a member of the American Philsophical Society in...

Huntington, F. D. (Frederic Dan), 1819-1904

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Huntington graduated from Harvard in 1842, taught Christian morals and served as Preacher at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Frederic Dan Huntington, 1869. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972795 Frederick Dan Huntington (1819-1904) graduated from Amherst College in 1839. In 1842, he graduated from Harvard Divinity School and was ordained to the South Congregational Church (Unitarian) in Boston. In 1855, he became a preacher at Harvard College and joine...

Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892

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Cyrus West Field (1819-1892) was a merchant and capitalist who promoted the laying of the first Atlantic cable linking the U.S. with Europe. He formed a company to build cable communications between Newfoundland and Ireland, helped establish elevated trains in New York City, and participated in the development of the Wabash Railroad. Other business ventures included ownership of a New York newspaper, the Mail and Express. From the description of Cyrus W. Field papers, 1831-1905, bulk...

Ames, Oakes, 1804-1873

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Oakes Ames was an American manufacturer, capitalist, and member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts who was asked by President Abraham Lincoln to build the Union Pacific portion of the transcontinental railroad. From the description of Oakes Ames letter to E. D. Braford, 1868 January 14. (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 773429638 ...

Dwight, Theodore F.

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Epithet: American historian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x000272 ...

Bowman, Selwyn Zadock, 1840-1928

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United States. Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes

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Porter, William P. (William Pitt), 1819-1873

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Morgan, T. J. (Thomas Jefferson), 1839-1902

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Morgan was professor of Church history in the Baptist Union Theological Seminary, Chicago, later University of Chicago Divinity School. From the description of [Letter] 1877 Feb. 11, Chicago to J.A. Broadus / T.J. Morgan. 1877. (SBTS Library). WorldCat record id: 48463057 ...

Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926

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American lawyer and statesman. From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General, 1883 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593081 From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General, 1882 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593085 From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General [Benjamin H. Brewster], 1881 Dec. 10. (...

Newcomb, Simon, 1835-1909

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American astronomist and political economist. From the description of Typed letter : [Washington, D.C., to the editors of The Critic, Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder, 1884 Aug. 19]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645229686 American astronomer. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (3) : Washington, D.C., to Harper & Brothers, 1886 Mar. 16-1883 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612661 Astronomer, mathematician, and economist. ...