Silas McBee papers, 1872-1923 [manuscript].

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McBee, Silas, 1853-1924. Silas McBee papers, 1872-1923 [manuscript].

Silas McBee papers, 1872-1923 [manuscript].

Correspondence with leaders in the Christian and other faiths, statesmen, diplomats, educators, and philanthropists; much of it written in connection with McBee's work s editor of "The Churchman" and "The Constructive Quarterly," and as vice president of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew. The papers reflect McBee's interest in social, political, religious, and intellectual questions, particularly his concern with Christian world unity, foreign missions, church architecture, and the propagation of the social gospel in American politics and international affairs. Correspondents include James Bryce, Alfred Thayer Mahan, William Thomas Manning, John R. Mott, Gifford Pinchot, Jacob August Riis, Theodore Roosevelt, Speck von Sternberg, and William Howard Taft.

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