Fairbanks mss., 1819-1939


Fairbanks mss., 1819-1939

Consists of letters and papers of Charles Warren Fairbanks, 1852-1918, U.S. senator from Indiana and vice president (1905-1909), and his son, Warren Charles Fairbanks, 1878-1938, newspaper publisher. The Charles Warren Fairbanks material, which comprises the bulk of the collection, consists of correspondence with prominent political figures, businessmen, bankers, friends, relatives and constituents; manuscript and printed speeches of Fairbanks; law office papers; bills and receipts; miscellaneous papers; newspaper clippings; invitations; calling cards; pictures; slides of Fairbanks's trip around the world, 1909-1910; and miscellaneous printed matter. The Warren Charles Fairbanks papers, 1918-1938, relate to the settlement of the estate of his father, Charles Warren Fairbanks; the Indianapolis News; the Fairbanks Blue ridge farms in Piatt County, Illinois; and the Fairbanks Valley farms in Greene County, Illinois.

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Foster, John Watson, 1836-1917

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Military man, journalist, and diplomat. Served as U.S. ambassador to Mexico, 1873-1880; to Russia, 1880-1881; and to Spain, 1883-1885. Served as U.S. secretary of state, 1892-1893. From the description of Letter : United States Legation, Mexico, to A. Langdon, Washington, D.C., 1880 Feb. 7. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57210087 Epithet: US Minister in St Petersburg British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/8...

Jette, Sir Louis Amable

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Smith, Charles Warren

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Swain, Joseph

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Epithet: wood engraver British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000679.0x000192 Epithet: Baptist minister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x0003dd ...

Haynes, Elwood, 1857-1925

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Johnston, Joseph Forney, 1843-1913

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Two Greene County, Alabama families involved in state-level politics in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The principal figures in the Baltzell family, as relates to this collection, are: Thomas Baltzell (ca. 1813-?), who was born in Waynesboro, Greene County, Pennsylvania. He moved from Wheeling, Virginia to Greene County, Alabama in1835, when he was 22 years old. He earned a degree at Louisville Medical Institute in 1841, then returned to Forkland, in Greene County, to practic...

McLaurin, Anselm Joseph, 1848-1909

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Jackson, Ed

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Halstead, Marshall

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Hale, Eugene, 1836-1918

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Lawyer and U.S. representative and senator from Maine; of Ellsworth, Me.; lived in Washington, D.C., during much of his political career and after retirement. From the description of Eugene Hale autograph letter signed to Hayne Davis, 1907 Feb. 12 and undated. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 182580057 ...

Wallace, Lewis, 1857-1928

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Bliss, Cornelius Newton, 1833-1911

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Merchant; Republican party official; Sec. of the Interior in McKinley administration From the guide to the Cornelius Newton Bliss note to J.C. Green, 1898, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Chase, Ira J. (Ira Joy), 1834-1895

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Ira J. Chase was lieutenant governor of Indiana, 1889-1891 and governor, 1891-1893. Prior to that, he was a minister in churches in Illinois, Indiana, and Pennsylvania. He served in the 19th Ohio Volunteer Regiment during the Civl War. He was married to Rhoda J. Castle Chase. They were the parents of three children. From the description of Ira J. Chase family album [graphic], circa 1860-circa 1915. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 779342160 ...

Keenleyside, T. C.

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White, Henry

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Epithet: editor of 'The Savoy Hymnary' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000207.0x000087 Title: 1st Baron Annaly 1863 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001086.0x0003d4 Epithet: Editor of the 'Sunday Times.' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001086.0x0003c7 ...

Mann, James R. (James Robert), 1856-1922

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Lawyer and U.S. representative from Illinois. From the description of Papers of James R. Mann, 1887-1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80911537 ...

Penrose, Boies, 1860-1921

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Born in Philadelphia in 1860, Boies Penrose graduated from Harvard University and practiced law in his native city in 1883. From 1884 until 1897 he served in the Pennsylvania legislature as a representative and senator. An unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Philadelphia in 1895, he served as a United States senator from 1897 until his death in Washington, D.C., in 1921. From the description of Boies Penrose political and legal journal, 1889. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries)...

Day, William R. (William Rufus), 1849-1923

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Graduate of the University of Michigan, later U.S. Secretary of State. From the description of Draft of telegram, ca. 1898. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418613 Lawyer, U.S. secretary of state, U.S. Supreme Court justice, and U.S. Court of Appeals judge. From the description of William R. Day papers, 1820-1923 (bulk 1897-1917). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81305070 Biographical Note ...

Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911

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Stephen B. Elkins was a territorial legislator in New Mexico and later U. S. Senator from West Virginia. From the description of Stephen B. Elkins papers, 1869-1910. (New Mexico State University). WorldCat record id: 501085916 U.S. Senator and Sec. of War. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Elkins, West Virginia, to Harper & Brothers, 1891 Nov. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613971 U.S. senator from West Virginia, U.S. represent...

Hovey, Alvin P. (Alvin Peterson), 1821-1891

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Hendee, Edgar E.

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Robinson, James McClellan

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Brown, John

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Epithet: King's Painter British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x000282 Epithet: private in the 51st regiment British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x000256 Epithet: attendant on Qu Victoria British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x000305 Ep...

Hanly, James Franklin

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Turpie, David, 1829-1909

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Stoll, John B., 1843-1926

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Penfield, William Lawrence

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Studebaker, Clement, 1831-1901

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Hays, William Harrison

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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...

Halstead, Murat, 1829-1908

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American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Brooklyn, New York], to Mr. Ford, 1890 Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270498303 American newspaper editor and magazine writer. From the description of Murat Halstead letters [manuscript], 1870-1895. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 764681283 ...

Holliday, Elias Selah

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Carter, Thomas Henry, 1854-1911

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Thomas Henry Carter was born in Ohio in 1854, the son of Edward C. and Margaret Carter. After his admission to the bar, Carter established a practice in Burlington, Iowa. In 1882, he moved to Helena, Montana Territory, and after a brief private practice, he associated with John B. Clayberg in the firm of Carter and Clayberg. In November 1889, he was the territorial delegate for the state when Montana gained statehood. After the admission of Montana as a state, he was elected its first representa...

Slemp, Campbell

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Chandler, William Eaton

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Dolliver, Jonathan P. (Jonathan Prentiss), 1858-1910

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Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910

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Thomas Collier Platt was a Republican Senator from New York. It was through his influence in the Republican party that Theodore Roosevelt became William McKinley's running mate in the 1900 presidential election. From the description of Thomas Collier Platt photograph album of Theodore Roosevelt, not before 1905. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612813357 Thomas Collier Platt: clerk of Tioga County (N.Y.), 1859-1961; member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1873-...

Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922

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John Wanamaker was founder of a Philadelphia department store. From the description of Collection, 1779-1892. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122632980 John Wanamaker, 1838-1822. Born Philadelphia, created first department store, pioneered use of price tags, money back guarantees, newspaper ads, and white sales. Instituted employee health care, pensions, and fringe benefits. Samuel Sydney McClure, 1857-1949. Founder, editor,...

Stanfield, Robert Nelson, 1877-1945

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Clarke, Mrs. Grace Giddings (Julian)

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Anthony, Susan Brownell, 1916-

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Pauncefote, Julian, 1828-1902

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British diplomat, jurist, and public official. From the description of Papers of Baron Julian Pauncefote, 1885-1902. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78938793 ...

Smith, Richard

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Epithet: Oculist to George I British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x000150 Epithet: of Ribbesford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000498.0x0001e7 Epithet: of Add MS 37208 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x000160 Epithet: of the Error...

Hinshaw, Edmund Howard

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Watson, James Eli, 1864-1948

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James E. Watson "Impossible Not to Like" "Who is more a 'real Republican' than Jim Watson?" asked a writer for Collier's magazine in 1931. The answer to the question was obvious: "no one." Indeed, the Senate's second official majority leader had all the credentials necessary for membership in the Republican "Old Guard"–a family history in politics, seniority in the House and Senate, and a devotion to every plank in the Republican platform. But unlike his notoriously abrasive "Old Guard" co...

Crumbaker, Elisha Samuel

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Carlisle, Charles Arthur

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Canada, William Wesley

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Tawney, James Albertus

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Milburn, William Henry, 1823-1903

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Harlan, John Marshall, 1833-1911

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U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of John Marshall Harlan : miscellaneous papers, 1869-1906. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49278815 John M. Harlan was born on June 1, 1833, at Harlan Station, Kentucky. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1853. During the Civil War he raised and commanded a Union regiment. In 1862, he defeated John Hunt Morgan at Rolling Fork River Bridge. Shortly there after, he resigned from the army because ...

Ludlow, Louis Leon

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Gary, James Albert, 1833-1920

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West, Roy Owen, 1868-1958

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Dodge, Raymond E.

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Bryan, William Lowe, 1860-1955

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Indiana University alumnus, professor, and president. From the description of William Lowe Bryan papers, 1830-1956. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 47180120 William Julian Bryan was born 11 November 1860 in Monroe County to John Bryan, a Presbyterian minister, and Eliza Jane Phillips Bryan. After attending the public schools in the county, Bryan entered the Preparatory Department of Indiana University in 1877. While a student a IU, he was active in man...

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...

Stephenson, Isaac, 1829-1918

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Hinman, George Wheeler

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Fitzpatrick, Charles

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Holliday, John H. (John Hampden), 1846-1921

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John H. Holliday was born in Indianapolis. He attended Northwest Christian University (Butler) and Hanover College, and served during the Civil War with the 137th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. In 1869 he founded the Indianapolis News, and was owner and managing editor until his retirement in 1892. In 1893 he founded the Union Trust Company and served as its president until 1899. He died in Indianapolis in 1921. From the description of Letter, 1880 April 29, Indianapolis. (Indiana Histo...

Henley, L. W.

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Field, Marshall, 1834-1906

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Businessman. From the description of Marshall Field correspondence, 1891-1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450239 American merchant. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, to Mr. Schell at Harper & Brothers, 1890 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517828 ...

McComas, Louis E. (Louis Emory), 1846-1907

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Dick, Charles William Frederick

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New, Harry S. (Harry Stewart), 1858-1937

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Williams, R. S.

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Harrison, Benjamin

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Epithet: of Ightham, archaeologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000299.0x0000b1 Epithet: Chairman, Exchequer Bill Loan Commission British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x000331 Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x000354 ...

Hill, David Jayne, 1850-1932

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Diplomat and historian. From the description of Letters of David Jayne Hill, 1908-1911. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450897 Educator, diplomat and historian born in Plainfield, New Jersey. He was president of Bucknell University (1879-1888), University of Rochester(1888-1896), Assistant Secretary of State (1898-1903), Minister to Switzerland (1903-1905), Minister to the Netherlands (1905-1908) and Ambassador to Germany (1908-1911). Active in the peace movement during his...

Dillingham, William P. (William Paul), 1843-1923

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Burns, Albert Minis

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Alexander, De Alva Stanwood, 1845-1925

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U.S. Congressman from New York, 1897-1911 From the guide to the De Alva Stanwood letter to Mr. N. McDonald, 1910, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931

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Educator, author, and naturalist. From the description of Papers of David Starr Jordan, 1861-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068098 Zoologist David Starr Jordan was elected president of Indiana University in 1885. He left IU in 1891 to become Stanford University's first president. Jordan died in 1931. From the description of David Starr Jordan papers, 1874-1929, bulk 1895-1929. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 61225195 American ichthyolog...

Medill, Joseph, 1823-1899

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American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, to J.M. dalzell, 1881 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270636685 Journalist & major stockholder/director of the Chicago Tribune. Active participant in the formation of a "compact" Republican party and personal friend of Abraham Lincoln's. From the description of Joseph Medill letter to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1893 Sep 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 317...

Wilder, John Thomas, 1830-1917

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Union Army officer; businessman in Chattanooga after the Civil War and Mayor of the city (1871-1872). From the description of John T. Wilder papers, 1862-1899. (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga). WorldCat record id: 60378950 ...

Mount, James A. (James Atwell), 1843-

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Crane, Winthrop Murray, 1853-1920

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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...

Ball, Frank Clayton, 1857-1943

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Frank C. Ball (1857-1943) was born in Ohio in 1857. In 1880, Frank and Edmund Ball received a $200 loan from their uncle to purchase the Wooden Jacket Company. Their brothers, Lucius L. Ball, William C. Ball, and George A. Ball, joined the business in 1884 and they changed the name to the Ball Brothers Glass Manufacturing Company. Frank Ball was responsible for moving the Ball family from Buffalo, New York to Muncie, Indiana, in 1887 to take advantage of the natural gas boom. He served as the fi...

Straus, Oscar S. (Oscar Solomon), 1850-1926

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Secretary of the Department of Labor and Commerce, 1906-1909. From the description of Letter, 1906 Nov. 7, New York, to Lee M. Friedman, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 174212191 American ambassador and government official. From the description of Papers, 1869-1947. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122589779 Attorney, businessman, public official, diplomat, U.S. secretary of commerce and labor, and author...

Spooner, John C. (John Coit), 1843-1919

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U.S. senator and railroad corporation lawyer from Wisconsin. From the description of Papers of John C. Spooner, 1855-1909 (bulk 1870-1907). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82551839 ...

Harriman, Edward Henry, 1848-1909

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Harriman was a wealthy businessman with an interest in trotting horses. He gained control of the Historic Track in Goshen, N.Y. in the 1890s and ran amateur races there. From the description of Papers, 1890-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155523846 ...

Bowersock, Justin D. (Justin DeWitt), 1871-1955

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Wilson, John Frank

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Wright, Nathaniel Curwin

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Ralston, Samuel M. (Samuel Moffett), 1857-1925

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Indiana Governor and U.S. Senator. From the description of Papers, 1868-1928. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 41174906 ...

Davenport, Homer, 1867-1912

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Epithet: American cartoonist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000131.0x0003d3 Homer Calvin Davenport (March 8, 1867- May 2, 1912) was a political cartoonist from Oregon known for his satirical drawings and support of Progressive Era politics. From the guide to the Homer Davenport letter to "Friend Malcomb", 1907 April 3, (Oregon Historical Society Research Library) From the guide to the Home...

Scott, E. Kilburn.

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Ernest Kilburn Scott (1868-1941), was born in Leeds and educated at the Yorkshire College, later the University of Leeds. He worked in the family textile machine business, R. Kilburn and Sons, and then for a number of engineering companies. He also lectured on engineering, including an appointment, in 1904, in charge of the electrical engineering department at the University of Sydney. He was the author of a number of articles on scientific subjects and published monographs on the engineer, Matt...

Procter, Redfield

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Embree, Lucius C.

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Wellman, Walter, 1858-1934

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Journalist, explorer, adventurer and air enthusiast. First man to attempt a flight across the Atlantic Ocean (in a dirigible designed by him) Oct. 1910. From the description of Papers, 1904-1973. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 13871050 Journalist and polar airship pioneer; led five attempts to reach North Pole. From the description of Letter to S.S. McClure, 1911 January 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 62383399 ...

Cromer, George Washington

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Wickersham, George W. (George Woodward), 1858-1936

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U.S. attorney general, public official, and lawyer. From the description of George W. Wickersham correspondence, 1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981363 ...

Griggs, James Mathews

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Irwin, William G.

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Corbin, Austin

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Laurier, Sir Wilfrid

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Thatcher, Maurice H. (Maurice Hudson), 1870-1973

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Cumback, Will. (William), 1829-1905

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Congressman. From the description of Papers 1835-1904. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 703897730 Will Cumback was an Indiana lawyer and politician. He served in the U.S. House, was a Presidential elector, and Lieutenant Governor of Indiana. Conrad Baker was also a lawyer and politician. He served in the Indiana House, and as Lieutenant Governor and Governor of the state. From the description of Letter, 1867 January 6, Indianapolis [to] Conrad Baker, Ind...

Elam, John Babb

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Gallinger, Jacob H. (Jacob Harold), 1837-1918

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Weems, Capell Lane

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Linck, John W.

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Wilson, Henry Lane, 1857-1932

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Henry Lane Wilson was born on November 3, 1857 in Crawfordsville, IN, the son of James Wilson, a congressman, soldier in the Mexican and Civil Wars, and diplomat. He graduated from Wabash College in 1879, read law in Indianapolis, and practiced briefly until 1882, when he became the owner and editor of the Lafayette, Indiana, Journal. In 1885 he and his wife Alice moved to Spokane, WA, where he practiced law and engaged in banking and real estate sales. He prospered until 1893, when the financia...

McCulloch, George Foulke

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Marshall, Henry W.

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Hernly, Charles Slaten

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Fowler, Charles N. (Charles Newell), 1852-1932

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Hardy, Alexander Merrill

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Loeb, William, 1905-1981

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Brewer, Luther Alberton

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Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935

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Lawyer, public official, and author from Indiana. From the description of Papers of William Dudley Foulke, circa 1470-1952 (bulk 1868-1935). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063216 A native of Pennsylvania, William D. Foulke moved to Texas as a rancher, living at Melissa Ranch, Mountain Home, and Kerrville. In 1889, Foulke was arrested for murder, but the charges were dismissed the next year. From the guide to the Foulke, William D. papers 87-022., 1886-1891, (Do...

Hill, Ebenezer J., 1845-1917

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Ebenezer J. Hill was born in Redding, Connecticut on August 4, 1845. He attended Yale College (Class of 1865) and served in the U.S. Army in a civilian capacity in 1863. Hill was a businessman and politician in Norwalk, Connecticut. He was elected to the U.S. Congress and served from 1895-1913 and 1915-1917. He died in 1917. From the description of Ebenezer J. Hill papers, 1884-1913 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166952 From the guide to the Ebenezer J. Hill ...

Moore, Charles Arthur

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Jusserand, Jean Adrien Antoine Jules

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Epithet: French author and diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000509.0x000026 ...

Smith, William Henry

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Epithet: of Add MS 42967 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x00012e Epithet: civil engineer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x000285 Epithet: newsagent British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x000287 Epithet: shipowner ...

McDowell, William Fraser, 1858-1937

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Wilson, James, 1948-

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Epithet: of York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x000331 Epithet: subject of Wolley Ch xi.67 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000615.0x000302 Epithet: surveyor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000298.0x000396 Epithet: of Blackrock, coun...

O'Brian, Thomas James

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Thompson, Richard Wigginton

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Dickson, J. B.

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Hay, John, 1838-1905

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Brown class of 1858. Secretary to Abraham Lincoln; Ambassador to Court of St. James; Secretary of State; author. From the description of Papers, 1829-1916. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122598680 American diplomat and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cleveland, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644640373 Statesman, poet, Secretary of State. ...

Foster, Mary Parke (McFerson)

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Ewart, H. G. (Hamilton Glover), 1849-1918

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Weik, Jesse William, 1857-1930

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Author, lecturer, and Lincoln biographer of Greencastle, Indiana. Collaborated with William Henry Herndon on Herndon's Lincoln (1889). Author of The Real Lincoln (1922). From the description of Correspondence, 1887-1921, 1948. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 59284104 Author, lecturer and Lincoln biographer of Greencastle, Indiana. Collaborated with William Henry Herndon on Herndon's Lincoln (1889). Author of The Real Lincoln (1922). Fr...

Humphrey, William Ewart

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Mathews, Jerry A.

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Murphy, Franklin

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Brick, Abraham Lincoln, 1860-1908

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Faulkner, Charles J. (Charles James), 1847-1929

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U.S. Senator, from Berkeley Co., W. Va. From the description of Papers, 1876-1897. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19536916 ...

Miers, Robert Walter

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Owen, Robert Dale, 1801-1877

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Politician, reformer, and author Robert Dale Owen was born in Scotland; influenced by his father, he developed a strong interest in social reform. He moved to New Harmony, Indiana, where he joined the socialist community his father founded there, and he was active as an educator, editor, and author, including the first birth control pamphlet published in America. He next became active in politics, serving in the Indiana House of Representatives and later in the United States House, wh...

Crumpacker, Edgar D. (Edgar Dean), 1851-1920

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Hughes, James Anthony

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Alverstone, Richard Everard Webster

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Bryan, Enoch Albert, 1855-1941

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He came to Washington State University (then called Washington Agricultural College) in 1893 and served as its president until 1916, when he became the Commissioner of Education for the State of Idaho, from 1917 to 1923. He had failed in 1916 to attain the nomination for a seat in the United States Senate. Dr. Bryan returned to Washington State University in 1923 and was a professor of economic history until 1939, when he became a professor emeritus. From the description of Photograp...

Lodge, Henry Cabot

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Epithet: senator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x000023 ...

Chartrand, Joseph

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Overstreet, Jesse, 1859-1910

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Langley, John Wesley

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Harris, Addison Clay, 1840-

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Leighty, Jacob D.

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Bartholdt, Richard, 1855-1932

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Foraker, Joseph Benson, 1846-1917

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Ohio lawyer and jurist; Ohio governor, 1886-1890; U.S. senator, 1896-1908; brevet captain, 89th Ohio Infantry, Company A, during Civil War. From the description of Letter : Cincinnati, [Ohio], to B[enjamin] H[enry] Grierson, Whipple Barracks, A.T., 1885 Nov. 4. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30607647 Joseph Benson Foraker served as both governor of and U.S. senator for the state of Ohio. Archibald Gracie was the author of a Civil War history enti...

Cranston, Earl, 1840-1932

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Howard, Edmonds John

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Morgan, Raymond B.

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Hay, Eugene Gano, 1853-1933

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Eugene Gano Hay was born in Charlestown, Indiana, on March 26, 1853, the son of Andrew Jennings Hay and Rebecca Garrett. He was admitted to the bar in 1877 and practiced law in Madison, Indiana, from 1877-1880. From 1880-1884, Hay worked as a prosecuting attorney in Jefferson County and Switzerland County, Indiana, and in 1885 he moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he served as the United States Attorney for the District of Minnesota from 1890-1894. In 1903, he was appointed to the Board of G...

McAdoo, William Gibbs

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Lowden, Frank Orren

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O'Brien, Robert L.

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Landis, Kenesaw Mountain, 1866-1944

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Kenesaw Mountain Landis was the Commissioner of Baseball (1920-1944). He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1944. From the description of Letters, 1925, October 7; 1984, May 26. (National Baseball Hall of Fame). WorldCat record id: 47294753 Kenesaw Mountain Landis was the Commissioner of Baseball (1920-1944). He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1944. From the description of Letter, 1943, March 13. 1943. (National Baseball Hall o...

Long, John Davis, 1838-1915

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U.S. secretary of the navy and U.S. representative and governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Letters and signature of John Davis Long, 1885-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014961 ...

Wilson, James Harrison, 1837-1925

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Soldier, railroad builder, and author. From the description of James Harrison Wilson papers, circa 1862-1923 (bulk 1890-1915). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452964 Military engineer, Civil War general and cavalry commander, post-war railroad man. From the description of Papers, 1864-1876. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 62725438 American soldier and engineer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keo...

Royse, Lemuel Willard

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Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918

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U.S. ambassador to Italy and to Russia, U.S. postmaster general, and U.S. secretary of the navy. From the description of George von Lengerke Meyer papers, 1901-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78817587 Biographical Note 1858, June 24 Born, Boston, Mass. 1879 Graduated, Harvard University, Cambridge,...

Wood, Charles Francis

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Hemenway, James A. (James Alexander), 1860-1923

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Alger, Russell Alexander

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Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940

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Lawyer and U.S. senator from Idaho. From the description of William Edgar Borah papers, 1905-1940 (bulk 1912-1940). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979901 U.S. senator from Idaho. From the description of Letter, 1929 Oct. 12, Washington D.C., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904148 Attorney in Boise, Idaho; United States senator from Idaho, 1907-1940. From the description of Correspondence, 1902-1932. (Idah...

Quayle, William A. (William Alfred), 1860-1925

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Faris, George Washington

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Otis, Harrison Gray, Mrs., 1796-1873

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Epithet: President of the Senate of Massachusetts British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000442.0x000328 ...

Turner, Harry M.

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Bacon, Albion Fellows, 1865-1933

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Mortan, Oliver Perry

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Burton, Theodore Elijah

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Steffen, Andrew

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Sage, Russell, 1816-1906

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Russell Sage (1816-1906) was an American politician and financier who served as a U.S. Congressman from 1853-1857. 1816 Born in Verona, N.Y. on August 4th 1840 Married Marie-Henrie Winne on January 23rd 1844 1851 Treasurer o...

Swift, Lucius B. (Lucius Burrie), 1844-1929

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Zenor, William T. (William Tayor), 1846-1916

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Sleicher, John A. (John Albert), 1848-1921

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Steele, George Washington, 1839-1922

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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...

Hilles, Charles Dewey, 1867-1949

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Charles D. Hilles: insurance executive and politician; chairman of the Republican National Committee, 1912-1937; secretary to President Taft, 1911-1913; assistant secretary of the Treasury, 1909-1911; administrator of the Ohio Industrial School, 1892-1902, and of the New York Juvenile Asylum, 1902-1909. From the description of Charles Dewey Hilles papers, 1823-1955 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702154071 Charles D. Hilles: insurance executive and p...

Fulton, James W., M.A.

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Robinson, Arthur R. (Arthur Raymond), 1881-1961

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Landis, Charles B. (Charles Beary), 1858-1922

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George, Vanessa

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Title: King of Hanover British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000565.0x000089 ...

Cottman, George S. (George Streibe), 1857-1941

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George S. Cottman was a printer in Irvington, Marion County, Indiana. He was the founder and publisher of "Indiana Quarterly Magazine of History, the author of numerous articles and pamphlets on Indiana History and nature study, and the author of "A Centennial History and Handbook of Indiana. From the description of George S. Cottman papers, 1857-1937. (Lincoln Library). WorldCat record id: 247223130 ...

Smith, E. E. (Eric Edward)

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Matthews, Claude, 1845-1898

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Holman, William Steele, Jr.

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Epithet: antiquary British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000200 ...

Daniels, Josephus

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Morgan, John Tyler

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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. (...

Gear, John Henry, 1825-1900

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Kittinger, William Albert

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Chaney, John C. (John Crawford), 1853-1940

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Lawyer and politician of Sullivan, Indiana. Chaney served as assistant to the Attorney General during Benjamin Harrison's presidency, and served two terms (1905-1909) in the U.S. Congress. From the description of Papers, 1883-1942. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 28116479 ...

Hobart, Jennie (Tuttle)

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Oliver, Joseph D.

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Smith, John R.

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Hornaday, James Parks

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Charlton, John, 1909-....

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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...

Furniss, Henry Watson

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Van Fleet, Vernon Wick

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Mellon, Rachel Hughey (Larimer)

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Wildman, John F.

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Briston, Joseph Little

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King, William Lyon Mackenzie, 1874-1950

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King was a Canadian politician and served as prime minister of Canada for 21 years (1921-1930 and 1935-1948). Elizabeth Gaskell Norton (b. 1866) was the daughter of Charles Eliot Norton, editor, literary scholar, and professor of fine arts at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Elizabeth Gaskell Norton, 1906-1911. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79390084 Epithet: Subject of Mss Eur F237 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person...

Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah), 1862-1927

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Lawyer; Indiana senator, 1899-1911; historian and author; Abraham Lincoln biographer. From the description of Correspondence, 1924-1928. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27159077 From the description of Letters: to Jesse W. Weik, 1924-1927. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27159080 Beveridge was an Indianapolis, Ind. lawyer, politician, and historical writer. He was elected to the U.S. Senate for two terms, and a...

Logan, Mary Simmerson

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Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904

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Marcus Alonzo Hanna was born on September 24, 1837, in New Lisbon (in 1895 renamed Lisbon), Ohio, to Dr. Leonard and Samantha Hanna. Leonard's father, Benjamin Hanna, a Quaker of Scotch-Irish descent, was a wealthy store owner in New Lisbon. Dr. Hanna practiced in Columbiana County, where New Lisbon was located, until he suffered a spinal injury while riding. After the accident, he joined the family business, B., L., and T. Hanna, by now a major grocery and goods brokering firm. Samantha, née Co...

Nicholson, Meredith

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Grosvenor, Charles Henry, 1833-1917

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Charles Henry Grosvenor (CHG) was an attorney, a general in the Union Army during the Civil War, and a United States Congress representative for 20 years. CHG grew up in Athens, Ohio. He was responsible for persuading Andrew Carnegie to provide funds for a library at Ohio University. Constance Leete (CL) is his granddaughter through his second wife Louise Currier. CL lived in the Grosvenor house until sold to the Episcopal Church in 1948. From the guide to th...

Stansbury, Ele

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McLaurin, John Lowndes, 1860-1934

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U.S. senator from South Carolina. From the description of Scrapbooks of John Lowndes McLaurin, 1888-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455660 ...

Hammond, Eli Shelby

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McConnell, Francis John, 1871-1953

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Kalanionaole, Jonay Kuhio

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Gage, Lyman Judson

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Lewis, Oliver P.

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Adee, Alvey A. (Alvey Augustus), 1842-1924

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Emily Smith was the wife of Moses Smith, a congregational minister in Plainville, Conn., and Glencoe, Illinois. From the description of Letter, 1890 October 24, Washington, D.C., to Emily Smith, Glencoe, Illinois. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 35251580 ...

Layman, James Thompson

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Cushman, Francis W., 1867-1909

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Shoup, George L. (George Laird), 1836-1904

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Governor of Idaho Territory, 1889-1890; Governor of Idaho, 1890; U.S. Senator, 1890-1901. From the description of Papers, 1861-1899. (University of Idaho Library). WorldCat record id: 42927417 Born June 15, 1836, in Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, and educated in the public schools of Freeport and Slate Lick, George Laird Shoup moved to Galesburg, Illinois with his father in 1852. In 1859 he joined the gold rush to Pike's Peak, Colorado, becoming a p...

Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921

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United States Secretary of the Navy under President Theodore Roosevelt. From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte letter, 1905. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 265034455 Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy. From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921 (bulk 1874-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83459229 Biographical Note ...

Bard, Thomas Robert, 1841-1915

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Thomas Robert Bard (1841-1915), U.S. Senator from California from 1900 to 1905 and president of the Union Oil Company, was born in Pennsylvania where he studied law. He came to California in 1865 to take charge of the large land holdings of eastern owners in Ventura County and was instrumental in the subsequent development of land and petroleum in the area. Bard laid out the town of Hueneme, CA, and was involved in many Ventura County business ventures. From the description of Papers...

Tracewell, Robert John

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Dickey, John Marcus

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Armstrong, Robert Burns, 1903-1955

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Kealing, Joseph B.

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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...

Cullop, William A. (William Allen), 1853-1927

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Upham, William H.

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Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893

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Rutherford B. Hayes was born in Delaware, Ohio, in 1822 and earned degrees from Kenyon College and Harvard Law School before starting a career as a lawyer in Cincinnati. Hayes served as a major general in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War and was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1864. Hayes then was elected Governor of Ohio and later served one term as President of the United States (1877-1881) before retiring to his home in Fremont, Ohio, where he died in 1893.President of the Uni...

Gibbons, James

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Epithet: Cardinal British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000565.0x0002bc ...

Lilly, Josiah Kirby, 1893-1966

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Josiah K. Lilly, Jr. was born in Indianapolis, Ind. in 1893. He joined the family buiness, Eli Lilly and Co., in 1914. In 1944, he became president of the newly formed Eli Lilly International Corporation, and in 1948, president of the Eli Lilly Company. He was an avid collector of miniature soldiers, coins, postage stamps, and firearms among other things. From the description of Josiah K. Lilly, Jr. collections photographs [graphic], May 1966. (Indiana Historical Society Library). Wo...

Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914

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Springfield (Sangamon Co.), Ill. republican politician. From the description of Papers, 1910. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38386302 U.S. senator and representative from and governor of Illinois. From the description of Shelby M. Cullom correspondence, 1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984527 Governor of Illinois, 1877-1883, and U.S. Senator, 1883-1913. From the description of Autograph. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Lib...

Slemp, C. Bascom (Campbell Bascom), 1870-1943

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Congressman, 1907-1923, from Virginia's 9th District and private secretary to Calvin Coolidge, 1923-1925. From the description of C. Bascom Slemp scrapbooks [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648004695 C. Bascom Slemp of Big Stone Gap, Va., was a lawyer, businessman, and U.S. Representative from Virginia. From the description of Additional papers of Campbell Bascom Slemp, h 1920-1931. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id:...

Irwin, Joseph Ireland

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Lockwood, George B. (George Browning), 1872-1932

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Curtis, Charles, 1960-

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Taft, Hulbert

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Burnham, Henry Eben

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Iglehart, John Eugene

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Branch, Emmett Forest

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Baker, John H. (John Harris), 1832-1915

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Burford, John Henry

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Baker, Lucien

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Ade, George, 1866-1944

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Hoosier journalist, humorist, and playwright best known for his Chicago Record column, "Stories of the streets and of the town," which was illustrated by John T. McCutcheon; for his syndicated "Fables in slang;" and for his Broadway plays including The college widow and The county chairman. From the description of George Ade papers, 1871-1970. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 41996200 George Ade was born in Kentland, Indiana. He graduated from Purdue University in 188...

Porter, John Addison

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Goodrich, James P. (James Putnam), 1864-1940

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Davis, Cushman Kellogg, 1838-1900

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Cushman Kellogg Davis, a Senator from Minnesota, was born in Henderson, Jefferson County, N.Y., on June 16, 1838. He moved with his parents to Waukesha, Wisconsin, where he attended the public schools, Carroll College in Waukesha, and graduated from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1857. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced practice in Waukesha. He moved to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1865 and became a member of the State house of representatives ine 1867, then s...

Harrison, Mary Scott (Lord)

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Noyes, Theodore W. (Theodore Williams), 1858-1946

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As editor of the Star, a leading Washington, D.C. newspaper, Noyes was deeply involved in leadership positions with the Board of Trade, D.C. Public Library, George Washington University, Oldest Inhabitants Association, and other social organizations. He also led efforts to promote and enlarge local responsibility for self-government, the right of District residents to vote, as well as efforts to establish the Zoo and Park system. From the description of Scrapbooks, 1861-1943. (Distri...

Tirrell, Charles Q. (Charles Quincy), 1844-1910

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McCoy, Joseph G. (Joseph Geiting), 1837-1915

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Bayliss, Major William

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Foster, Addison G. (Addison Gardner), 1837-1917

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Peelle, Stanton J. (Stanton Judkins), 1843-1928

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Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921

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Lawyer and public official. From the description of Papers of Philander C. Knox, 1893-1922 (bulk 1901-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79632215 Philander C. Knox (1853-1921) was an attorney and politician from southwest Pennsylvania. Knox served as U.S. Attorney General (1901-1904), U.S. Senator (1904-1909, 1917-1921), and as Secretary of State (1909-1913) under William Howard Taft. From the description of Philander C. Knox letter to N.B. Billingsley, 1882 M...

Johnson, Henry U. (Henry Underwood), 1850-1939

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Denver, Colo. attorney; mayor of Denver 1899-1901. Born August 6, 1852 Scott County, Ken. Opened law office in Denver 1885. Married Mrs. Mary Berry Guley 1892 (daughter of John Berry, Ohio congressman). From the description of Henry V. Johnson papers, 1873-1971 [manuscript]. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 13562965 ...

Lodge, Anna Cabot (Davis)

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Meredith, Virginia (Claypool)

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Winslow, Alfred Augustus

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Elliott, William Henry

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Butler, Amos W. (Amos William), 1860-1937

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Zoologist, anthropologist, sociologist. From the description of Papers, 1835-1937. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 55155023 Career of William Wallace Butler: born, Brookville, Indiana, March 11, 1810, the son of Amos Butler, 1770-1837, and Mary (Wallace) Butler, 1786-1852; moved with parents to Hanover, Indiana, attended Hanover College; returned to Brookville, 1832; started a general mercantile business, 1835; disposed of goods and devoted himself to ...

Colfax, Schuyler, 1870-1925

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Patterson, Robert W. (Robert Wilson), 1814-1894

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Louden, Theodore James

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Steele, T. C. (Theodore Clement), 1847-1926

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A native of Indiana, Steele was primarily known as a landscape artist with an interest in Impressionism and as a member of the Hoosier School of art. He married Mary E. Lakin in 1870 and moved to Indianapolis, working primarily as a portrait painter. From 1880 to 1885 he studied in Munich, and returned to Indianapolis with an interest in landscape painting. By the 1890s, Steele was becoming nationally recognized for his landscapes. His wife died in 1899; in 1907 he married Selma Neubacher and es...

Howard, Timothy Edward, 1837-1916

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Tarkington, Booth

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Takahira, Kogoro, Baron, 1854-1926

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Julian, George Washington, 1817-1899

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American abolitionist and politician. From the description of Autograph entry signed : Salem, Ohio, 1861 Aug. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639931630 American abolitionist leader and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to W.W. Belknap, 1871 Apr. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270491421 ...

Bashford, James W.

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Pinchot, Amos Richards Eno

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Owen, William D. (William Dale), 1846-

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Clark, Clarence D. (Clarence Don), 1851-1930

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Hanna, Charlotte Augusta (Rhodes)

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Smith, Abraham E.

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Burleigh, Edwin C. (Edwin Chick), 1843-1916

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Governor (1889-1892), U.S. Representative, and Senator from Maine; resident of Augusta, Me. From the description of Edwin C. Burleigh autograph letter signed, 1892. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70979715 ...

Gilhams, Clarence Chauncey

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Foster, David Johnson

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Henry, Charles L. (Charles Lewis), 1849-1927

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Charles Henry was born in Hancock County, Ind., and attended Indiana Asbury College and Indiana Law School. He moved to Madison County in 1852 and to Indianapolis in 1903. He was active as a lawyer, a railroad executive, a promoter of interurban railroads, and a developer of natural gas. He served in the Indiana Senate in 1881 and 1883, and in the U.S. Congress from 1895 to 1899. From the description of Recollections, ca. 1915. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id...

Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918

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Farmer, governor of South Carolina, 1890-1894, and U.S. senator, 1895-1918; from Trenton (Edgefield Co.), S.C. From the description of Papers, 1894-1897. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20400241 The series title represents "Personal Unprocessed" and was designed as such by staff at the South Caroliniana Library as part of their system of classifying collections. Apparently this part of the Tillman Papers was processed at a later date than the Incoming and Outg...

Stanwood, Edward, 1841-1923

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Brownlow, Walter Preston

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Heyburn, Weldon Brinton, 1852-1912.

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United States senator for Idaho, 1903-1912. From the description of Papers, 1889-1911. (University of Idaho Library). WorldCat record id: 42928855 A native of Pennsylvania, Weldon Brinton Heyburn was born near Chadds Ford, Delaware County, on May 23, 1852, the son of Sarah Gilpin and John Briton Heyburn. Both parents were of English Quaker stock. He was educated in the public schools and Maplewood Institute, Concordville, Pennsylvania. He then attended the Unive...

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947

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Epithet: President of Columbia University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x000180 Butler was a philosopher, diplomat, and educator; president of Columbia University from 1901-1942. From the description of Nicholas Murray Butler letter, 1942 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777002021 President of Columbia University. From the description of Letters to F.W. Wile and...

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). ...

Taggart, Thomas, 1856-1929

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A native of Ireland, Thomas Taggart emigrated to the U.S. as a child. In 1877 he moved to Indianapolis and became involved in Democratic politics, and worked his way to the national level. Taggart served as state Democratic chairman, three terms as mayor of Indianapolis, and on the Democratic National Committee. In 1904 he was the national party chairman during the presidential campaign between Roosevelt and Parker, and later was a U.S. senator. From the description of Scrapbook, 190...

Platt, Orville Hitchcok

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Stone, Winthrop Ellsworth, 1862-1921

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Durbin, Winfield T. (Winfield Taylor), 1847-1928

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Simmons, Furnifold M. (Furnifold McLendel), 1854-1940

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U.S. Senator and political leader, of North Carolina. From the description of Furnifold M. Simmons papers, 1890-1946; (bulk 1920-1929). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20159069 From the description of Papers, 1896-1940. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40422013 Furnifold McLendel Simmons (1854-1940) was a U.S. Senator and political leader from North Carolina. From the guide to the Furnifold M. Simmons Papers, 1890-1946, (Davi...

Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930

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William Howard Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician who served as U.S. President (1908-1912) and Chief Justitce of the Supreme Court (1921-1930). 1857 Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 15th 1878 Graduated from Yale University 1880 Graduated from Cincinnati Law School ...

Hay, Clara Louise Stone, 1849-1914

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McFerson, Theodore Read

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Penton, John Augustus

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Bryce, James

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Epithet: Viscount Bryce British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001083.0x000163 Epithet: Reverend; DD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0002fd Epithet: of Add MS 46228 Title: Viscount Bryce British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_10000000079...

Baker, Newton Diehl

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click here to view the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History entry for Newton D. Baker Newton Diehl Baker (1871-1937), was born on December 3, 1871, in Martinsburg, West Virginia, the second of four sons of Newton Diehl and Mary Ann (Dukehart) Baker. Baker entered Johns Hopkins University in 1888 and graduated from there in 1892. That same year, Baker went to Washington and Lee University where he obtained a law degree in 1894. From 1894 to 1896 Baker practiced law in Marti...

Cavanaugh, Thomas H.

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Studebaker, J. M. (John Mohler), 1833-1917

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Cortelyou, Bruce

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Grey, Albert Henry George

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Halford, Elijah Walker, 1843-1938

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Soldier and newspaper editor. From the description of Elijah Walker Halford papers, 1848-1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979819 ...

Kohlsaat, Herman Henry, 1853-1924

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Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

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Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Hale's Ford, Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he...