Bertie Charles Forbes Papers 1892-1964

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Bertie Charles Forbes Papers 1892-1964

Papers of the American journalist, founder and editor of Forbes. Collection includes business and family correspondence (1897-1964); manuscript and/or published articles, biographical sketches, books and pamphlets, magazine and newspaper columns, novels, stories, speeches; and memorabilia, including clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks. Notable correspondents include Bruce Barton, Calvin Coolidge, Robert Dollar, George Eastman, Thomas Edison, Benjamin F. Fairless, James A. Farley, William Randolph Hearst, Herbert Hoover, Eddie Rickenbacker, John D. Rockefeller, Charles M. Schwab, Wendell Willkie, Owen D. Young, and others.

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Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944

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

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Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933

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Epithet: president of the United States British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00001d Calvin Coolidge's son John married John Trumbull's daughter Florence. From the description of Letter, 1931 March 16, Northampton, Mass., to John H. Trumbull, Plainville, Conn. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 25622017 For information on Pres. Coolidge, see an encyclopedia. No information is...

Dollar, Robert, 1844-1932

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Biography The founder of a vast lumber and shipping empire, Robert Dollar was born in Falkirk, Scotland in 1844. He emigrated to Canada with his father in 1858 and started work as a cook's boy in a lumber camp. By 1866 he was foreman of a camp and, in 1871, bought his first piece of timber land. He continually enlarged his scope of operations, moving first to Michigan, and, in 1888, to California where he opened an office in San Francisco and...

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Edison, Thomas Alva, 1847-1931

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Young, Owen D., 1874-1962

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Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...

Forbes, B. C. (Bertie Charles), 1880-1954

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Bertie Charles Forbes (1880-1954) was an American journalist and the founder and editor of Forbes magazine. He was born May 14, 1880 in New Deer, Aberdeenshire, Scotland to Robert and Agnes (Moir) Forbes. At the age of thirteen he taught himself shorthand and at fourteen began work as a printer's devil. In 1897 he began his journalistic career as a reporter for the Dundee Courier and during the next two years he progressed to sub-editor and editorial writer. At the same time he atte...

Fairless, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1890-

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Schwab, Charles M., 1862-1939

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Charles M. Schwab was born on April 18, 1862, in Williamsburg, Pa., and grew up in Loretto, Pa. In 1879, he began working for the Carnegie Co. as a stake-driver in engineering corps of Edgar Thompson Steel Works and Furnaces in Braddock, Pa. This plant formed part of Carnegie Brothers & Co., Limited. Schwab was frequently promoted while working at the Edgar Thompson Steel Works, and in 1886, Carnegie appointed him to the position of general superindentent at the Homestead works. In 1889 Schw...

Eastman, George, 1854-1932

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