Papers, 1897-1899.


Hitchcock family. Papers, 1897-1899.

Papers, 1897-1899.

Correspondence, chiefly personal, 1897-1899, from Ethan Allen Hitchcock, Margaret Hitchcock, and Anne Hitchcock to Henry Hitchcock, Sarah Hitchcock Shepley, uncle Dwight Collier, and Isabel, sent while en route to and from St. Petersburg, Russia, describing their daily activities, socializing, Russian Orthodox Easter services and Lenten customs, observing naval maneuvers, visitors to their home, presentation to Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra, the opera, trip to Peterhof, and Russian language lessons.

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Collier, Dwight A. (Dwight Austin), 1932- (person)

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Shepley, Sarah Hitchcock, 1870-1957. (person)

Hitchcock, Margaret, 1878-1927. (person)

Hitchcock, Henry, 1829-1902 (person)

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Ethan Allen Hitchcock, U.S. Ambassador to Russia, 1897-1898 was born in Mobile, Alabama on September 19, 1835. In 1874, he established the first plate glass factory in the United States. He was appointed Secretary of the Interior in 1898 and served until 1907. His Daughters, Margaret and Anne (who married RADM William S. Sims), accompanied him to Russia. From the description of Papers, 1897-1899. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 46361906 ...

Hitchcock, Sims, Anne, 1875-1960. (person)