Heloise Durant Rose Letters 1873-1945

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Heloise Durant Rose Letters 1873-1945

Papers of the American author, lecturer, founder of the Dante League of America. Incoming personal and business correspondence, much of it in connection with the Dante League in particular and the promotion of the arts in general. Correspondents include Maude Adams, Samuel W. Baker, Bruce Barton, Poultney Bigelow, Arthur Brisbane, Andrew Carnegie, William B. Carpenter, Paul Claudel, Frank Crane, Chauncey Depew, John A. Dix, Morgan Dix, Lucie Duff Gordon, Norman Bel Geddes, Virginia Gildersleeve, Abram S. Hewitt, John Haynes Holmes, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Charles Evans Hughes, Joyce Kilmer, F.F. Mackay, Edwin Markham, Adolph S. Ochs, George F. Peabody, Henry C. Potter, George Haven Putnam, Whitelaw Reid, James Whitcomb Riley, Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Corinne Roosevelt Robinson, Theodore Roosevelt, Luigi Rossi, Elizabeth Sewell, Otis Skinner, Helen Taft, Marie Taglioni, William Roscoe Thayer, Spencer Trask, Charles Dudley Warner, Helen Westley, Post Wheeler, Andrew D. White, Woodrow Wilson, and others.

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Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

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Woodrow Wilson (b. Thomas Woodrow Wilson, December 28, 1856, Staunton, Virginia-d.February 3, 1924, Washington, D.C.), was the twenty-eight President of the United States, 1913-1921; Governor of New Jersey, 1911-1913; and president of Princeton University, 1902-1910. Biographical Note 1856, Dec. 28 Born, Staunton, Va. 1870 ...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

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Holmes (Harvard, M.D. 1836) was Parkman Professor of Anatomy at Harvard Medical School from 1847 to 1882, dean of the Medical School from 1847 to 1853, and a noted essayist and poet. A paper on the contagiousness of puerperal fever, presented at an 1843 meeting of the Boston Society for Medical Improvement, was his most famous contribution to medicine. His indictment of physicians for their role in causing and spreading the fever was one of the most controversial treatises of the time...

Baker, Samuel White, Sir, 1821-1893

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Samuel White Baker was born in London and educated in England and Germany. His father, a merchant with the West India Company, wanted his son to follow in his footsteps, but young Samuel chose instead the life of an adventurer. He founded an immigrant colony in Ceylon, published several books on hunting, supervised the construction of a railway connecting the Danube with the Black Sea, and bought a Hungarian slave girl in Bulgaria (whom he rechristened "Florence" and eventually married). She acc...

Taft, Helen Herron, 1861-1943

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Helen “Nellie” Taft was the wife of President William Howard Taft and First Lady of the United States from 1909 to 1913. During their marriage, she relished travel to Japan, China, and diplomatic missions around the world. As “the only unusual incident” of her girlhood, “Nellie” Herron Taft recalled her visit to the White House at 17 as the guest of President and Mrs. Hayes, intimate friends of her parents. Fourth child of Harriet Collins and John W. Herron, born in 1861, she had grown up in ...

Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948

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Charles Evans Hughes Sr. (April 11, 1862 – August 27, 1948) was an American statesman, Republican Party politician, and the 11th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He was also the 36th Governor of New York, the Republican nominee in the 1916 presidential election, and the 44th United States Secretary of State. Born to a Welsh immigrant preacher and his wife in Glens Falls, New York, Hughes pursued a legal career in New York City. After working in private practice for several ye...

Skinner, Otis, 1858-1942

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Otis Skinner (1858-1942) was an American actor and writer. Born June 28, 1858 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he was brought up in Hartford, Connecticut where his father Charles Skinner was a Universalist minister. Otis Skinner was interested in theater from a young age, and through his father's friendship with P.T. Barnum was introduced to William Pleater Davidge, who gave him his first theatrical role. In the latter half of the 1870s, he played various bit roles in stock companies, and alongsid...

Warner, Charles Dudley, 1829-1900

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Charles Dudley Warner was an American editor, essayist, and novelist. Born in Plainfield, Mass., Warner spent most of his childhood years in Charlemont, Mass. Following graduation from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., and legal training at the University of Pennsylvania, Warner practiced law in Chicago, returning to the East Coast to assume editorial positions at The Hartford press (later Hartford courant) and Harper's magazine. He was the first president of the National Institute of Arts and ...

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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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...

Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928

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Charles Ranlett Flint (1850-1934) was a financial capitalist, merchant and industrial consolidator. He entered the shipping business and worked for commission merchants in New York City. Popularly known as the "Father of Trusts", he was responsible for many industrial consolidations and mergers. From the guide to the Charles R. Flint papers, 1872-1930, 1885-1915, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Chauncey Mitchell Depew (1834-1928) was a lawye...

Taglioni, Marie, 1804-1884

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French ballerina. From the description of Marie Taglioni correspondence, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980675 Dancer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Mme. Mazurier, 1829 Feb. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576074 Italian dancer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?, n.d.], to a named but unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873795 ...

White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918

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The second International Peace Conference was held at the Hague in 1907. From the description of Hague Peace Conference documents, 1907. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64052217 Ambassador to Russia; first president of Cornell University. From the description of Andrew Dickson White papers, 1901-1902. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155410378 Andrew Dickson White was born at Homer, New York, November 7, 1832. ...

Geddes, Norman-Bel 1893-1958

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American designer, author and theatrical producer. From the description of Letter, 1916 May 25, to "Wiff" [i.e., Helen Belle Sneider Geddes]. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122648343 American stage designer and industrial designer. From the description of Norman Bel Geddes Theater and Industrial Design Papers, 1873-1964 (bulk 1914-1958). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University...

Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879

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Dix was secretary of state for New York from 1833-1839, and Governor of New York from 1873-1874. From the description of John A. Dix letter : to Thomas Farrington, 1841 November 20. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 778859074 John Adams Dix and Erasmus Darwin Keyes were both Union Major Generals during the Civil War. Dix was also a former U.S. senator and Secretary of the Treasury, and went on to become the 24th governor of New York. After Major General Benja...

Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930

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Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912

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U.S. politician, historian and newspaper editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cedarville, to Schuyler Colfax, 1863 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 649441349 American newspaperman, editor, diplomat, and historian. From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid [manuscript], 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647879858 From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid, 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). ...

Barton, Bruce, 1886-1967

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American businessman, author, politician. From the description of Letters and broadsides, 1925-1927. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32958530 From the description of Papers of Bruce Barton [manuscript], 1925-1927. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806333 ...

Mackay, F. F. (Frank Findley), 1832-1923

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Dante League of America.

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Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321

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Prolific poet, Florentine exile, and advocate of the Italian vernacular's destined role in the diffusion of literature, philosophy, and political thought. Dante's Divine Comedy proves its importance as a testimony to the beliefs, customs, and the contemporary experience of the late medieval period whose sense of vision prefigures the first signs of Renaissance civilization. This collection original works, criticial works, and memorabilia remains the largest of its kind outside of Italy (Enciclop...

Rose, Heloise Durant

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Héloïse Durant Rose (1854?-1943) was an American author, playwright, and critic. The daughter of Héloïse Durant and Union Pacific Railroad industrialist Thomas Clark Durant, she attended private schools in Europe and America and was fluent in Italian, French, German and Arabic. Rose was a book reviewer for the New York Times and the author of plays, poems, essays, articles and short stories. Her dramatic poem Dante (1910) was translated into Italian and is believed to be...

Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

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Corinne Roosevelt Robinson was the sister of Theodore Roosevelt. From the description of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson photograph album, not before 1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612794212 Corinne (Roosevelt) Robinson, younger sister of American president Theodore Roosevelt and wife of Douglas Robinson, was a published poet and active member of the Republican Party. From the description of Papers, 1847-1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id:...

Kilmer, Joyce, 1886-1918

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Kilmer was an American poet who died in World War I. From the description of Papers, 1904-1905. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468920 From the guide to the Joyce Kilmer papers, 1904-1905., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Poet. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : New York, to Dr. Arthur Jacobson, 1916 Feb. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270923821 Journalist and poet Alfred Joyce Ki...

Westley, Helen, 1879-1942

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Rose, Heloise Durant

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Héloïse Durant Rose (1854?-1943) was an American author, playwright, and critic. The daughter of Héloïse Durant and Union Pacific Railroad industrialist Thomas Clark Durant, she attended private schools in Europe and America and was fluent in Italian, French, German and Arabic. Rose was a book reviewer for the New York Times and the author of plays, poems, essays, articles and short stories. Her dramatic poem Dante (1910) was translated into Italian and is believed to be...

Ochs, Adolph S. (Adolph Simon), 1858-1935

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President of the New York Times. From the description of Letter, 1921 Sept. 12, New York, to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904887 Publisher and President of the New York Times Company, 1894-1935. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1880-1940] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155540212 Newspaper publisher, of New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1892-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960312 ...

Gildersleeve, Virginia Crocheron, 1877-

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481372 Dean of Barnard College, 1911-1947. From the description of Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve papers, 1898-1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 472459635 Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve served as Dean of Barnard College from 1911-1947. A grad...

Brisbane, Arthur, 1864-1936

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American journalist. From the description of Letter : to Caroline Muller, 1907 Aug. 12. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122349037 Journalist and newspaper editor. From the description of Arthur Brisbane correspondence, 1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454184 Brisbane was an American author and editor. From the description of Letter, 1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Claudel, Paul, 1868-1955

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French diplomat, poet and dramatist. From the description of L'homme et son désir, 1917. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80272306 The ballet L'homme et son desir, based on a text by Paul Claudel, was created for Nijinsky, with music by Darius Milhaud, choreography by Claudel, and sets and costumes by Audrey Parr. The ballet was composed in 1917 while Claudel was French minister to Brazil and Darius Milhaud served as his secretary. From the descri...

Trask, Spencer, 1844-1909

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Spencer Trask was an American banker and financier and his wife Katrina Trask was an American author. Together they established what became the artist colony Yaddo at Saratoga, N.Y. Stedman was an American poet and critic and good friend of the Trasks. From the description of [Letter] 1906 Dec. 13, Yaddo, Saratoga, [N.Y., to] Edmund C. Stedman / Spencer Trask. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 669631520 ...

Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923

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Thayer was a biographer and historian. From 1892 to 1915 he was editor of the Harvard Graduates' Magazine. From the description of Additional papers, 1796-1927 (inclusive), 1877-1927 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505841 From the description of Papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive) 1872-1921 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505824 From the guide to the William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk)., (Houghton...

Hewitt, Abram S. (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903

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Hewitt graduated from Columbia in the class of 1842 and became, in turn, an attorney in New York City, a manufacturer of iron and steel, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1875-1879, 1881-1886, and Mayor of New York, 1887-1888. From the description of Abram S.Hewitt papers, n.d. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 496102421 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Hewitt graduated from Columbia in the class of 1842 and became, in turn, an attorney in New Yo...

Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964

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American clergyman and reformer. From the description of The voice of God is calling : autograph poem signed, 1930 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269557327 John Haynes Homes (1879-1964) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised near Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1902 and Harvard Divinity School in 1904. He received honorary doctorates from Benares Hindu University, Rollins College, and Meadville Theological School. He served as...

Carpenter, William Boyd, 1841-1918

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Potter, Henry Codman, 1834-1908

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Episcopalian bishop. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645260286 Bishop of New York. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to J.B. Gilder, on the occasion of J.R. Lowell's 70th birthday. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618790 From the description of Autograph letters signed (10) : New York, etc., to Dr. Ba...

Bigelow, Poultney, 1855-1954

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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...

Crane, Frank, 1873-1948

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Dix, Morgan, 1827-1908

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Episcopal clergyman, theologian, and author; associated with Trinity Church, New York, N.Y., for over 50 years. From the description of Morgan Dix letter to H. H. Boyeson [manuscript], 1882 October 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 469622379 American clergyman. From the description of Clipped signature : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565859 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Trinity Rectory [New York], to ...

Adams, Maude, 1872-1953

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Maude Ewing Kiskadden (1872-1953), known professionally as Maude Adams, was an American stage actress who achieved her greatest success as Peter Pan. From the description of Maude Adams visiting cards, undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 774127810 Actress, author, and educator. From the description of Maude Adams papers, 1925-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981090 American actress and teacher, also known as Maude Adams Kiskadden. ...

Wheeler, Post, 1889-1958

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Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919

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Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) was an American industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122682758 From the guide to the Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Andrew Carnegie was an industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Address of Mr. Andrew Carnegie before the Pitt...

Duff Gordon, Lucie, Lady, 1821-1869

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Rossi, Luigi Melano

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Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916

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American Poet. From the description of Little Orphant Annie. Last stanza : AMsS, [s.d.]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540708 James Whitcomb Riley was an American poet, journalist, and lecturer. From the description of James Whitcomb Riley collection of papers, 1878-[1964] bulk (1878-1915). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122363959 From the guide to the James Whitcomb Riley collection of papers, 1878-[1964, 1878-...

Sewell, Elizabeth Missing, 1815-1906

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bonchurch, I.O.W., to Miss Tudor, 1850 Nov. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270853650 Author. From the description of Letter to Mrs. Alexander [manuscript], 1863 May 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806311 English author of novels and educational and devotional works. From the description of ALS : Bonchurch, England, to Eliza Allen Starr, 1890 July 9. (Rose...

Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938

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George Foster Peabody, banker and philanthropist, was born in Columbus, Ga. in 1852 and died in Warm Springs, Ga. in 1938. He was the son of George Henry and Elvira Canfield Peabody and husband of Katrina N. Trask. From the description of Cherokee Indian language letters, 1907. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 259719021 Banker and philanthropist. From the description of Papers of George Foster Peabody, 1894-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 8410865...