Papers, 1890-1916 (bulk 1903-1916).

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Elder, Abram P. T. (Abram Peter Turner). Papers, 1890-1916 (bulk 1903-1916).

Papers, 1890-1916 (bulk 1903-1916).

Correspondence, biographical files, business records of the National Biographical Society, illustrated materials, photographs, and other papers, relating primarily to Elder's creation and publication of biographical directories for the society. Includes research and publication materials for Charles Henry Grosvenor's Book of the presidents with biographical sketches (1902) and other biographical directories. Biographical files contain correspondence, biographical entries, clippings, printed materials, and photographs, regarding prominent local, state, and national politicians, capitalists, and philanthropists. Individuals represented include Charles F. Chickering, W.W. Corcoran, Moody Currier, H.A. Du Pont, Mary Baker Eddy, Isaac E. Emerson, Charles W. Fairbanks, Marshall Field, Julius Fleischmann, Ulysses S. Grant II, Solomon R. Guggenheim, William Guggenheim, Edward Everett Hale, Marcus Alonzo Hana, David N. Hershey, Christian Heurich, Henry Edwards Huntington, Charles Kellogg, Henry Miles Knowles, Daniel Scott Lamont, Craige Lippincott, Nicholas Longworth, Cyrus Hall McCormick, Darius O. Mills, J. Pierpont Morgan, Levi P. Morton, Gottlieb Muhlhauser, Francis G. Newlands, George Mortimer Pullman, and Matthew Stanley Quay. Also includes material relating to sales of a directory at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915-1916. Correspondents include National Biographical Society officials Lucy S. Bahnsen, Robert E. Doan, Charles Henry Grosvenor, R.E.C. Montague, and Richard R. McMahon.

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