Collection of autographed American correspondence, 1832-1969.

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Collection of autographed American correspondence, 1832-1969.

Collection of autographed American correspondence, 1832-1969.

Letters from both prominent and ordinary Americans ranging in subject matter from work and intellectual ideas to social engagements and familymatters between 1833 and 1969. The correspondents include; John Quincy Adams, Frederick Coykendall, Lewis Garnett, Elbert Green Hubbard, William P. Bancroft, A. Bellevy, Henry Charlton Beck, Ernest W. Brown, Alexander Buckner, Nicholas Murray Butler, William Allen Butler, J. Wilbur Chapman, Robert P. Coffin, Milton John Cross, Peter S. Duval, John S. Fine, Patrick K. Foley, Francis Barton Gummere, Robert C. Henrickson, John Grier Hibben, Abraham Holmes, Eben Norton Horsford, Ira Rich Kent, Mary Ashton Rice Livermore, William McDougall, Charles R. Miller, M. Millard, Dr. Thomas Morton, Robert O'Brien, Thomas Mott Osborne, Josiah Quincy, Calvin Llewellyn Rampton, Bruce Rogers, Harold E. Stassen, Thaddeus, Stevens, W.C. Stiles, George P. Thomson, Harry S. Truman, and H. Hastings Weld.

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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...

Fine, John Sydney, 1893-1978

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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Bellevy, A.

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Beck, Henry Charlton, 1902-1965

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Henry Charlton Beck wrote a series of newspaper articles about New Jersey, which were later compiled into books. His historical books include The Roads of Home, Forgotten Towns of Southern New Jersey, More Forgotten Towns of Southern New Jersey, The Jersey Midlands, Jersey Genesis, and Tales and Towns of Northern New Jersey. From the description of Jerseyana scrapbooks, 1957-1963. (Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library). WorldCat record id: 649427456 ...

Quincy, Josiah, 1802-1882

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Mayor of Boston and older son of Josiah Quincy, president of Harvard. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Andrew Preston Peabody, 1865 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 709622062 Mayor of Boston. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1848 Sept. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616007 ...

Mckinley, William, 1843-1901

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President William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States. He was beginning his second term as President after winning the election in 1900. On Sept. 5, 1901 he and his wife were attending the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York when he was shot by as assassin waiting in line to shake his hand. After being attended by physicians, he was resting at the exposition's director's home in Buffalo, NY. He seemed to be recovering when his condition rapidly worsened on Sept. 14th. P...

Henrickson, Robert C. (Robert Carl), 1951-

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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Thomson, George P. (George Pirie), 1887-

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Morton, Thomas, 1829-1887

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McDougall, William, 1871-1938

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William McDougall (1871-1938), an early twentieth century psychologist, taught at Duke University from 1927 to 1938. McDougall espoused a hormic theory of psychology, emphasizing genetics and instinct over nurture. McDougall was also a strong proponent of parapsychology. From the description of William McDougall papers, 1892-1982. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 57225797 William McDougall, a noted psychologist, was born in Lancashire, England, in ...

Rampton, Calvin Llewellyn, 1913-

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Stiles, W.C.

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Holmes, Abraham, 1754-1839

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Brown, Ernest W. (Ernest William), 1866-1938

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Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915

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American author, publisher, master craftsman; died on the Lusitania, May 1915. From the description of Papers of Elbert Hubbard, 1896-1915. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136608 American author and lecturer; founder of The Roycroft Shop which produced furniture, various publications and fine editions of the classics. Hubbard died, along with his wife, Alice Moore Hubbard, during the sinking of the Lusitania. From the description of Letters by Elb...

Gummere, Francis Barton, 1855-1919

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Osborne, Thomas Mott, 1859-1926

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Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957

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Indiana-born American book designer for the Riverside Press. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Danbury, Conn., to Mary Herrick f the Boston University Library, 1950 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270865113 Bruce Rogers (1870-1957), American typographer and book designer. From the description of Photoengravings used in The divine comedy of Dante Alighieri, 1955. (RIT Library). WorldCat record id: 435687901 From the description of ...

Buckner, Alexander.

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Stassen, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1907-2001

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Lawyer; governor. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold Edward Stassen : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513413 American politician. From the description of Letter, 1945 April 30, San Francisco, to Helen M. Taft, Mendon, Mass. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315953452 Stassen was born in Minnesota in 1907. His political career began in 1930 when he was elected as Dakota County at...

Jenckes, Thomas A. (Thomas Allen), 1818-1875

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Jurist, state legislator and adjutant general, and U.S. representative from Rhode Island. From the description of Papers of Thomas A. Jenckes, 1836-1878. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449305 Thomas A. Jenckes, a Representative from Rhode Island; born in Cumberland, R.I., November 2, 1818; attended the public schools; was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1838; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1840 and commenced practice in Providence, R.I.; cler...

Horsford, Eben Norton, 1818-1893

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Horsford (Harvard, A.B., 1847) taught chemistry at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Eben Norton Horsford, ca. 1857. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972793 Engineer, college professor and industrial chemist; president of Wellesley. From the description of E. N. Horsford letter to a Miss Reid [manuscript], 1884 February 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 713898870 David Zeisberger served as a Moravian minister. ...

O'Brien, Robert J., 1944-

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The column appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle. From the description of Robert O'Brien scrapbooks of his column, Riptides, 1946-Feb. 1948. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26196641 ...

Coffin, Robert P. Tristram (Robert Peter Tristram), 1892-1955

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Robert Peter Tristram Coffin grew up in Maine and attended Bowdoin College, Princeton University, and Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He taught at Wells College in Aurora, New York, and was Pierce Professor of English at Bowdoin College from 1935 until his death. Winner of the 1936 Pulitzer prize in poetry, Coffin authored more than forty books of prose and verse. He was a founder and a faculty member of the Towle Writers' Conference at the University of New Hampshire. ...

Millard, Margaret

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Coykendall, Frederick, 1872-1954

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Coykendall was an American businessman and book collector. From the description of Papers, 1914-1928. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122335962 From the guide to the Frederick Coykendall papers, 1914-1928., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Columbia University A.B., 1895, A.M. and C.E., 1897. From the description of Frederick Coykendall Professional papers, 1923-1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). ...

Hibben, John Grier, 1861-1933

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King, Louisa, 1863-

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Foley, Patrick Kevin, 1856-1937

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Patrick Kevin Foley (1856-1937) was born in Ireland and came to the United States in 1881. He started as a travelling book salesman and later became a general agent for subscription book houses. He developed into a bibliographical expert and a great antiquarian bookseller, starting in business in 1896. His knowledge of New England authors was considerable and in 1897 he published American Authors, 1795-1895. A Bibliography of First and Notable Editions Chronologically Arranged with Notes. Foley ...

Duval, Peter S., 1804 or 1805-1886

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Lithographer; Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of P.S. Duval lithographs and broadside, [ca. 1850]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122546128 ...

Morris, Robert Frederick.

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Bancroft, William P. (William Poole), 1835-1928

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Weld, H. Hastings (Horatio Hastings), 1811-1888

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American author, newspaper editor, and Episcopal clergyman; lived in Moorestown, N.J., and elsewhere. From the description of Papers, 1767-1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973461 Episcopal clergyman, author, printer, newspaper editor, and schoolmaster; lived in Moorestown, N.J., Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and elsewhere. From the description of Receipt books, 1850-1882. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971175 Episcopal clergyman; served as rect...

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

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John Quincy Adams (b. July 11, 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts-d. February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C.) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and the sixth President of the United States. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was the son of President John Adams and Abigail Adams. As a diplomat, Adams played an important role in neg...

Stevens, Thaddeus, 1792-1868

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Lawyer from Pennsylvania who was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1859 and served as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. After the war, he led the Radical Republicans, opposing both Lincoln and then Andrew Johnson, endorsing military occupation of the South. When Johnson opposed ratification of the 14th Amendment, Stevens led the call for his impeachment. From the description of Letter, Dec. 7, 1865. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record i...

Kent, Ira Rich, 1876-1945

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Miller, Charles R. (Charles Richard), 1880-

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Chapman, J. Wilbur (John Wilbur), 1859-1918

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Evangelist. From the description of Papers, 1880-1919. (Presbyterian Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 47856267 ...

Garnett, Lewis.

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Cross, Milton, 1897-1975

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Butler, William Allen, 1825-1902

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Attorney. From the description of Letters, 1858-1881. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 13549063 Soldier who served in Co. G 144th O.V.I. during the Civil War. From the description of Letter 1864 August 5. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 47003250 American author and lawyer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Yonkers, to John Foord of Harper and Brothers, 1890 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldC...

Livermore, Mary A. (Mary Ashton), 1820-1905

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American journalist, philanthropist and lecturer. From the description of Mary A. Livermore autograph and quotation [manuscript], 1890 March 12, undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 436869881 Civil War worker, suffrage leader and lecturer, editor of The Woman's Journal. From the description of Letter, 1901 April 4, Melrose [to] Mrs. Ward. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 39796808 Mary Ashton Rice Livermore, abolitionis...