W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes papers, 1900-1946.

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W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes papers, 1900-1946.

W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes papers, 1900-1946.

Papers of American businessman and government executive William Cameron Forbes.

35 boxes, 122 volumes, and 2 card file cabinets (37.5 linear ft.)

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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...

Wright, Luke E. (Luke Edward), 1846-1922

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Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959

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Forbes was an American business and government executive. He served as governor-general of the Philippines, 1909-1913, and ambasador to Japan, 1930-1932. From the description of W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes images of the Philippines, 1907-1946. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612734531 From the guide to the W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes images of the Philippines, 1907-1946., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Busin...

Forbes, Edith Emerson

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Republic of the Philippines.

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Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918

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Editor and American ambassador to Great Britain; of New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1889-1917. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20077806 Walter H. Page was editor of The Atlantic Monthly, 1895-98. Prior, he was with the Forum. Robert Johnson worked at the Century magazine. From the description of TLS, 1896 July 1, Boston, Mass. to Robert Underwood Johnson / Walter H. Page. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 37228165 ...

Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954

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American educator, author and editor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Greensboro, Vt., 25 July 1904, and Boston, 10 October 1904, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1904 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674901 American educator, essayist, and editor of the Atlantic Monthlyfrom 1899-1909. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Cambridge, Mass., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1936 Jan. 28 and 1938 Apr. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat...

Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948

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Epithet: American banker British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x00036a Epithet: banker British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001191.0x000381 Masefield was a British poet and dramatist. From the description of John Masefield collection: additional papers, 1956-1963. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 81756769 ...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr., 1902-1985

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U.S. representative to the United Nations. From the description of Correspondence 1957. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 50307057 United States Senator and ambassador. From the description of Henry Cabot Lodge letter to Harriet L. White [manuscript], 1960 August 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 466876849 Henry Cabot Lodge (1902-1985) was a journalist, U.S. Senator, and diplomat, and the grandson of statesman Henry Cabot Lodge,...

Forbes, W. Cameron

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Bryce, James Bryce, vis.

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Halifax, Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, Earl of, 1881-1959

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British politician Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax (1881-1959), was the son of Charles Lindley Wood, the 2nd Viscount Halifax, and Lady Agnes Elizabeth Courtenay. In 1909, he married Lady Dorothy Onslow (1885-1976), with whom he had six children. Educated at Eton College and Oxford University, Wood became the Conservative Member of Parliament for the Ripon constituency in 1910 as well as the first Lord Irwin and a member of the House of Lords in 1925. He served in...

Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951

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Charles Gates Dawes (1865-1951), financier, diplomat, and Vice President of the United States, was born in Marietta, Ohio, on August 27, 1865. A graduate of Cincinnati Law School, he practiced law in Lincoln, Nebraska, from 1887 to 1894 and also became involved in banking. In 1889, he married Caro Blymyer. The Dawes had two children and later adopted two more. In 1895, Dawes moved to Chicago to oversee his utility interests. He managed William McKinley's presidential campaign and later served as...

Hoover, Herbert Charles, 1903-1969

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Epithet: President of the USA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000789.0x0000d4 ...

Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959

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Forbes was an American business and government executive. He served as governor-general of the Philippines, 1909-1913, and ambasador to Japan, 1930-1932. From the description of W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes images of the Philippines, 1907-1946. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612734531 From the guide to the W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes images of the Philippines, 1907-1946., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Busin...

Greene, Warwick, 1879-1929

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Warwick Greene (b. Dec. 18, 1879, Washington, D.C.-d. Nov. 18, 1929) was a Harvard graduate and director of the Bureau of Public Works in Manila, Philippine Islands, from 1910 to 1915 and then served as director of the War Relief Commission of the Rockefeller Foundation in 1916. He was a major in the Air Service of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in 1917 and 1918, then as lieutenant colonel in 1918 and 1919. In 1919, he served as Chief of Mission to Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. ...

Parker, Francis Le Jau, 1876-

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Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929

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Author, civil rights leader, and lawyer. From the description of Papers of Moorfield Storey, 1876-1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79899439 American lawyer, author, publicist. From the description of Letter to H.O. Houghton & Company, 1882 July 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53807486 Moorfield Storey received his A.B. from Harvard in 1866. From the description of Composition : [for English?] , c. 1865. (Harvard Unive...

Swain, Joseph, 1820-1909

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Swain was a wood-engraver. He did engravings for Punch and for many other British magazines. From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1864-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122297606 From the guide to the Letters from various correspondents, 1864-1915., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Baden-Powell, Robert Baden-Powell, baron, 1859-1941

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Mac Arthur, Douglas, 1880-

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Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

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Author and Nobel Prize winner. From the description of TLS, 1924 March 4 : Sussex, to Commander Clarke Millen, Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 17153795 Kipling was a British author. Beaverbrook was a British capitalist, and newspaper publisher. From the description of Letters to Baron Beaverbrook, 1885-1918. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122609327 From the guide to the Letters to Baron Beaver...

Gray, David, 1870-

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Williams, John Williams

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Young, Owen D., 1874-

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Chiang Kai-Shek, 1886-

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Morgenthau, Henry, 1891-1967

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Epithet: US banker and diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x000351 Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (1891-1967), neighbor and life-long friend of Franklin D. Roosevelt, served under Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt as Conservation Commissioner of the State of New York from 1929 to 1933. He was also Chairman of the Advisory Commission on Agriculture, and member of the Taconic State Park Commission. Under Pres...

Boston society of natural history

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National Highways Association

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David Hull Holmes was active in civic matters, and was chairman of the Boulder Chamber of Commerce highway committee that secured the first section of concrete paving on the road from Boulder to Denver. Holmes' obituary, from which the biographical sketch here was drawn, appeared in the Boulder Daily Camera on 20 January 1967. From the description of National Highways Preliminary Map of the State of Colorado. 1916. (Boulder Public Library). WorldCat record id...

Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950

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Henry Lewis Stimson, the politician, was one of Eleanor Stimson Brooks's cousins. He took an interest in the family and had given her support throughout Van Wyck's struggles with depression (1926-1930). From the description of Correspondence to Charles Van Wyck Brooks, 1930-1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191821881 Stimson served as U.S. Secretary of war (1911-1913, 1940-1945), was governor general of the Philippine Islands (1927-1929) and U.S...

Emilio, Jr.

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Forbes, Edward W. (Edward Waldo), 1873-1969

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Relation of Alexander Forbes (1882-1965). From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1959. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 176629718 Forbes graduated from Harvard in 1895. From the description of Notes in Zoology 1, 1893. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77073959 From the description of Notes and midyear thesis in Philosophy 9, 1894-1895. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074017 From t...

Root, Elihu, 1845-1937

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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...

Dibblee, Albert J.

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Norwood Chamber of Commerce

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Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965

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Grew was a U.S. diplomat and author. He was attached to embassies in Egypt, Mexico, Russia, Germany, and Austria (1904-1916); secretary-general to the U.S. delegation at the Paris Peace Conference; minister to Denmark (1920) and to Switzerland (1921-1923); negotiator at the Lausanne Conference on Near Eastern Affairs (1922-1923); under secretary of state (1924-1927, 1944-1945); ambassador to Turkey (1927-1932) and to Japan (1932-1941); special assistant to the secretary of state (1942); and dire...

Brent, Charles Henry, 1862-1929

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Episcopal bishop, missionary, author; chief of chaplain services, Amer. Exped. Forces during WWI. From the description of Letter to Mrs. J. Malcolm Forbes [manuscript], 1927 May 6. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647953607 Clergyman and missionary. From the description of Papers of Charles Henry Brent, 1860-1991 (bulk 1901-1929). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449272 Biographical Note ...

Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948

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Governor of New York State from 1907-1910; later served as associate justice and chief justice of the United States, and as U.S. secretary of state. From the description of Charles Evans Hughes letters: Albany, to Frank H. Severance and Henry W. Hill, 1907, 1910. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 70794223 Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) was an American jurist and politician. He practiced law and held various political positions between 1884 and 1906. Twice elect...

Cárdenas, Juan Francisco de, 1900-

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Compton, Karl Taylor, 1887-

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