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Career Army officer who served in the Philippines as an adjutant general and engineer officer, collector of customs, and cavalry squadron commander, participating in actions against the Tausug (Moros), 1899-1903; later apppointed governor of Moro Province and commander, Department of Mindanao, 1909-1913. Well-known for his command of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I, 1917-1919. From the description of General John J. Pershing photograph collection [pictu...
Marshal of France, taught at the Ecole de Guerre, strategist at the battles of the Marne and Ypres during World War I and commander of the Alllied Armies in 1918. From the description of Letter, 1923. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41416593 Marshall of France, and commander of the Allied forces at the end of World War I. From the description of Notes, 1919 Oct. 14-Nov. 19, to the Paris Peace Conference. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 13917422 Fr...
Francis Victor du Pont was born on May 28, 1894, the eldest son of T. Coleman du Pont and Alice du Pont, and died on May 20, 1962. He was a civil engineer and political figure in Delaware and Maryland. From the description of Francis Victor du Pont family papers, 1804-1961 [bulk, 1915-1960]. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 775008334 ...
William C. Sproul was born in Lancaster County, Pa. and he graduated from Swarthmore College in 1891. In 1896 Sproul was elected to the Pennsylvania state senate from Chester, Pa. In 1900 Sproul organized the Seaboard Steel Casting Co. of Chester, and between 1919-1923 Sproul served as governor of Pennsylvania. From the description of Diary, 1900. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122635700 ...
American relief agency operating in the Soviet Union from 1921 to 1923. From the description of American Relief Administration Russian operational records, 1919-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122385039 American relief agency operating in Europe from 1919 to 1923. From the description of American Relief Administration European operational records, 1919-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122385037 ...
A member of the Princeton Class of 1898, Lee first worked as a journalist in New York and held a press job with the Democratic National Committee. Post-1904, he was an adviser on public relations to leading industrialists, such as John D. Rockefeller and the Guggenheims. In 1916, he opened Ivy Lee and Associates, a public relations firm that took on many prominent clients, including various investment houses, industrial organizations, and philanthropic institutions. Lee was the author of a numbe...
P. S. du Pont was president of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. from 1915 to 1919 and chairman of the board from 1919 to 1940. He was also president of General Motors (1920-1923) and chairman (1920-1929), as well as a member of many other major corporate boards. He was also an avid collector of documents on the early history of the Du Pont family and company. From the description of The P. S. du Pont Office Collection, 1749-1939. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 16...
Elias Boudinot was an American lawyer and public official who represented New Jersey in the Continental Congress. Born in Philadelphia in 1740, Boudinot became a lawyer in 1760. At the onset of the American Revolution, he became a member of the Revolutionary Party although he was a conservative Whig. He served as deputy in the New Jersey provincial assembly and then as a New Jersey representative in the Continental Congress. He later served as a member of the House of Representatives ...
Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...
Willam Wallace Atterbury (1866-1935) was a career officer on the Pennsylvania Railroad and its president from 1925 to 1935. He was also director-general of transportation for the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. His father, John G. Atterbury, was first a lawyer and then a Presbyterian clergyman in New York City and Detroit. His uncle and namesake, William Wallace Atterbury (1823-1911) was also a Presbyterian clergyman in Indiana. From the description of Papers, 1834-1...
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company was the largest railroad in the United States in terms of corporate assets and traffic from the last quarter of the nineteenth century until the decline of the northeast's and midwest's dominance of manufacturing, caused by the evolution of the interstate highway system and the advancements in air transportation. Originally created by Philadelphia merchants in 1846, it sought to build a trunk route from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh via the Allegheny Mountains to c...
Matthias Baldwin (b. 1795), a former jeweler and tool manufacturer, was commissioned in 1831 by Franklin Peale to fashion a miniature locomotive engine to be displayed at his Philadelphia Museum. Soon the Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railroad asked Baldwin to construct "Old Ironsides," his first full-size engine, in 1832. Subsequently, M.W. Baldwin, incorporated in 1831, became an establishment for the manufacture of locomotive engines at 400 North Broad Street in Philadelphia. The po...
Czechoslovak statesman; foreign minister, 1918-1935; president, 1935-1938 and 1939-1948. From the description of Edvard Beneš speech, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867009 ...
Masaryk was a Czech statesman, sociologist, philosopher and first president of Czechoslovakia (1920-1935); Husserl was a German philosopher. From the description of Letters : to Edmund Husserl, 1877-1930. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612844335 Masaryk was a Czechoslovakian political leader and philosopher; he was the first president of Czechoslovakia. From the description of The spirit of Russia : vol. III : typescript, 1961. (Harvard University). Wo...
Anti-prohibition organization. From the description of Association Against the Prohibition Amendment records, 1917-1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979970 The Association Against the Prohibition Amendment (AAPA) was founded in 1919 by William H. Stayton who was disturbed by the increasing role that the government was playing in enforcing Prohibition. By the mid 1920s a bipartisan group of businessmen which included Pierre S. du Pont, Irenee du Pont, John R...
William Wallace Atterbury was president of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company. He was a brigadier general in the United States (U.S.) Army in World War I (WWI) and was assigned to direct transportation activities in France. From the description of The W.W. Atterbury papers, 1917-1920. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 50632886 ...