Kelley family papers, 1681-1936.

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Kelley family. Kelley family papers, 1681-1936.

Kelley family papers, 1681-1936.

Correspondence, documents, and photographs of the Kelley family. The members of the family most prominent in the collection are Albert Kelley, Caroline B. Kelley, Florence Kelley (1859-1932), John Bartram Kelley, Margaret Dana Kelley, Nicholas Kelley, and William Darrah Kelley (1814-1890). There are letters to William D. Kelley from Andrew Carnegie, Rutherford B. Hayes, Lajos Kossuth, Abraham Lincoln, Thaddeus Stevens, and Gideon Welles. Also, a group of twenty letters to Florence Kelley from Jane Addams, dated 1900-1931.

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Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932

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Florence Kelley (A.B., Cornell, 1882) was born in Philadelphia. In 1884 she married Lazare Wischnewetzky; they had three children. In 1891 Kelley divorced him, reclaimed her maiden name, and became a resident of Chicago's Hull-House. In 1892 the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics hired her to investigate the "sweating" system in the garment industry and the federal commissioner of labor asked her to participate in a survey of city slums. Illinois Governor John Peter Altgeld later...

Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878

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A native of Glastonbury, Conn., Gideon Welles began his career as a lawyer but took up journalism as a profession, founding the Hartford Times, which he also edited, in 1826. Active in the Democratic Party in Connecticut, he served in the Connecticut state legislature and in several state offices. He later shifted his allegiance to the Republican Party due to his strong anti-slavery views and founded the Hartford Evening Press, a zealously Republican newspaper. President Abraham Lincoln appointe...

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Abraham Lincoln (born February 12, 1809, Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky-died April 15, 1865, Washington, D.C.) was the sixteenth President of the United States from 1861 until his death by assassination. He was the son of a Kentucky frontiersman, Thomas Lincoln, and Nancy Hanks. In 1816, Lincoln moved to Pigeon Creek, Indiana, where he worked on his family's farm. Following his mother's death two years later, he continued working on farms until moving with his father to New Sa...

Kossuth, Lajos, 1802-1894

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Lajos Kossuth was a Hungarian lawyer and politican and regent-president of the Kingdom of Hungary in 1849. From the description of Certificate, 1850 Jul. 6, New York [for] Julius Cladek / L. Kossuth. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191101164 Governor of Hungary. From the description of Papers of Lajos Kossuth, 1852-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014911 Hungarian revolutionary leader; also known as Louis Kossuth. From the descrip...

Kelley family.

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Family of Philadelphia, Pa. William D. Kelley served as judge of the court of common pleas in Philadelphia, 1847-1856, and as Congressman from the Fourth Pennsylvania District, 1860-1888. Florence Kelley, the daughter of William D. and Caroline Kelley, was active in the field of social legislation and was a resident at Hull House in Chicago, 1891-1899, and at the Henry Street Settlement in New York, 1899-1924. From the description of Kelley family papers, 168...

Kelley, Albert J. (Albert Jerome)

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Kelley was Chairman of the Ranger Board of Inquiry. From the description of Ranger Inquiry, Appreciation for Cooperation of JPL : letter to William H. Pickering, 1963 Feb 31. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733095416 From the description of Expressing appreciation for JPL cooperation with the NASA Ranger Board of Inquiry : letter to William H. Pickering, JPL Director, 1963 Jan 31. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCa...

Kelley, John Bartram.

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Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893

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Rutherford B. Hayes was born in Delaware, Ohio, in 1822 and earned degrees from Kenyon College and Harvard Law School before starting a career as a lawyer in Cincinnati. Hayes served as a major general in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War and was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1864. Hayes then was elected Governor of Ohio and later served one term as President of the United States (1877-1881) before retiring to his home in Fremont, Ohio, where he died in 1893.President of the Uni...

Kelley, Margaret Teresa

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Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919

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Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) was an American industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122682758 From the guide to the Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Andrew Carnegie was an industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Address of Mr. Andrew Carnegie before the Pitt...

Kelley, Nicholas, 1885-1965

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Nicholas Kelley (1885-1965) was a New York City lawyer and civic leader. He served as an official of the U.S. Treasury Dept. from 1918 to 1921. In his private law practice, Kelley specialized in corporate law and he also was a director of several companies, most notably the Chrysler Corporation from 1937 to 1957. He was active in civic associations, civil service reform groups, consumer leagues, and legal organizations. Florence Kelley (1859-1932), Nicholas Kelley's mother, was a social reformer...

Henry Street Settlement (New York, N.Y.)

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The Henry Street Settlement was organized in 1893 by Lillian Wald and Mary Brewster in New York City's Lower East Side neighborhood. Miss Wald and Miss Brewster were nurses and the settlement's early work was principally a visiting nurse service. By the time the settlement was incorporated in 1903, its work had expanded to include many of the usual settlement services. Miss Wald was succeeded as headworker in 1933 by Helen Hall. In 1944, the settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service were legally...

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...

Kelley, Caroline Bonsall

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Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Philadelphia County)

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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935

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Social reformer; founder of Hull House settlement, Chicago. From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Louis J. Keller, Chicago, 1912 May 13. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496308 From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Paul M. Angle, Springfield, Ill., 1932 June 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496294 Founder of Hull House in Chicago. From the description of Cor...

Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.)

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Kelley, William D. (William Darrah), 1814-1890

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An organizer of the Republican Party in Pa. and delegate to the 1860 National Convention. Kelley served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania, 1861-1890. From the description of Letter, 1863 November, 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122433968 Representative from Pennsylvania. From the description of Document signed : Washington, 1888 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270494602 William Darrah Kelley was an influential...