Papers, 1837-1908.

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Wales, Salem Howe, 1825-1902. Papers, 1837-1908.

Papers, 1837-1908.

Consists of correspondence, corporate records, manuscripts, a scrapbook, a guest book, travel diaries, and photographs that reflect Wales' career in journalism and his interests in business, politics, civic and social affairs, urban reform, park development, and philanthropy. Correspondents include Chester A. Arthur, P.T. Barnum, Henry Ward Beecher, Andrew Carnegie, Schuyler Colfax, Roscoe Conkling, Cyrus W. Field, Hamilton Fish, Horace Greeley, William McKinley, Frederick Law Olmstead, Josiah Quincy, Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root, William H. Seward, and Cornelius Vanderbilt. In addition, he corresponded with California King Gold Mines Company, Fifth Avenue Bank of New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Bank of North America, New England Society, New York State Bar Association, South Yuba Water Company, Union League Club, and the Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery. The collection also contains a polyglot Bible dated 1844, an oversize photograph of Theodore Roosevelt that is autographed and dated 1900, the title page to Horace Greeley's Political Economy (1870) in his own handwriting, and a cartoon by Thomas Nast.

7 boxes and 2 folios.

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