Papers of Geoffrey Parsons, 1876-1937 (bulk 1929-1937).

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Parsons, Geoffrey, 1879-1956. Papers of Geoffrey Parsons, 1876-1937 (bulk 1929-1937).

Papers of Geoffrey Parsons, 1876-1937 (bulk 1929-1937).

The bulk of the collections consists of Parsons correspondence with Nevins, Frank C. Dodd, Tyler Dennett, and others regarding his work on a biography of McKinley. Included are a few personal papers, one McKinley letter, a report of McKinley's speech to the Hayes Club in 1876, excerpts from a diary of Charles G. Dawes regarding McKinley's assassination, and extracts from the State Department dispatches concerning the Spanish-American War.

69 pieces.1 box.

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Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951

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Mckinley, William, 1843-1901

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Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946

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Parsons, Geoffrey, 1879-1956

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Geoffrey Parsons, American newspaperman and author, chief editorial writer of the New York Herald Tribune from 1924 to 1952. In 1929, with the encouragement of Allan Nevins and the publishing firm of Dodd, Mead & Co., he began research for a biography of President William McKinley, never completed. From the description of Papers of Geoffrey Parsons, 1876-1937 (bulk 1929-1937). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122540529 Jo...

Dodd, Frank Courtenay, 1875-1968

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Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971

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Historian, journalist and educator. He attended the University of Illinois where he earned a B. A. 1912 and an M. A. in English, 1913. Nevins moved to New York to work and eventually was made a Professor of History at Columbia University. Wrote numerous biographies and articles on history. President of the American History Association in 1959. Helped found the Society of American Historians. From the description of Commencement address, June 1953. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Librar...

Dennett, Tyler, 1883-1949

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Historian, editor, and biographer of John Hay (statesman, diplomat, historian, journalist, and poet). From the description of Tyler Dennett collection relating to John Hay, 1861-1937 (bulk 1899-1937). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84414449 Biographical Note Tyler Dennett 1883, June 13 Born, Spencer, Wis. ...

Cortelyou, George Bruce, 1862-1940

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Cortelyou was born in New York City to Rose (née Seary) and Peter Crolius Cortelyou, Jr. He was part of an old New Netherland family whose immigrant ancestor, Jacques Cortelyou, arrived in 1652. He was educated at public schools in Brooklyn, the Nazareth Hall Military Academy in Pennsylvania, and the Hempstead Institute on Long Island. At 20, Cortelyou received a BA degree from Westfield Normal School, now Westfield State University, a teacher's college in Westfield, Massachusetts. He graduat...