Papers of Carter Glass [manuscript], 1858-1946, and n.d.

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Glass, Carter, 1858-1946. Papers of Carter Glass [manuscript], 1858-1946, and n.d.

Papers of Carter Glass [manuscript], 1858-1946, and n.d.

Papers of Glass consist of personal and professional papers including correspondence, speeches, notes and memoranda, documents, printed matter, photographs, clippings and miscellaneous material. Much of the collection centers on banking and currency legislation, in the enactment of which Glass was active while in both Houses of Congress and while serving as Secretary of the Treasury. Subjects include: the Federal Reserve Bank Act and Federal Reserve system; the Federal Farm Loan Act; branch banks; currency [reform] bill of 1913; Emergency Banking Act, 1933; the Banking Act of 1933 (Glass-Steagall Act) to establish the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; the Bank Bill of 1935; opposition to the National Industrial Recovery Act; the National Labor Relations Act; the Bank Holding Company Bill; and the Office of Price Administration; Additional topics include World Wars I and II, particularly their domestic economic aspects; the League of Nations; the World Court; Democratic Party platforms and policies; the presidential elections of 1912, 1920, 1924, 1928, and 1940; Senator Huey P. Long; Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal; the attempted packing of the Supreme Court , 1937; neutrality legislation; disarmament; regulation of the coal industry; child labor; anti-lynching law; immigration restriction (especially Chinese in Hawaii); Muscle Shoals; trade with Russia; diplomatic relations with the Vatican; Four-Power Treaty; soldiers' bonus bill; tariffs and protectionism; and national defense. Virginia topics of concern to Glass or his constituents include poll tax elimination; Negro suffrage; highways; the University of Virginia Board of Visitors; patronage requests from Lynchburg, Roanoke, and Bedford, Campbell, Floyd, Montgomery, and Roanoke Counties, Va.; the Woodrow Wilson Foundation; a national Patrick Henry shrine at "Red Hill"; the gubernatorial election of 1924; Bishop James Cannon, prohibition and the Anti-saloon League; the Skyline Drive; Spotsylvania Battlefield Park; the Woodrow Wilson Foundation; the Virginia Fight For Freedom Committee; and operation of the Lynchburg News and Advance. Miscellaneous items of interest include a letter describing the early life of Booker T. Washingrton, election tickets for 1848, a 1906 recipe book, and letters concerning Glass' belief in the Baconian theory of Shakespeare authorship. In addition to speeches by Glass there are speeches by Edwin A. Alderman, Harry Byrd, Sr., George M. Coffin, Gilbert M. Hitchcock, Henry Cabot Lodge, Francis Pickens Miller, Al Smith, and Henry St. George Tucker. Among the many correspondents are : Edwin A. Alderman, Newton Baker, Ray Stannard Baker, Alben Barkley, Bernard Baruch, William E. Borah, Chester Bowles, John Stewart Bryan, William Jennings Bryan, Harry F. Byrd, Richard E. Byrd, Calvin Coolidge, John W. Daniel, Josephus Daniels, Colgate W. Darden, Westmoreland Davis, F. A. Delano, the Democratic National Committee, Marriner S. Eccles, James A. Farley, Douglas Southall Freeman, James A. Garfield, Samuel Gompers, Cary Grayson, Charles S. Hamlin, W. P. G. Harding, Warren G. Harding, J. Edgar Hoover, Herbert Hoover, Edwin M. House, Cordell Hull, Harold Ickes, Hugh S. Johnson, Jesse Jones, Joseph P. Kennedy, Walter Lippmann, Huey Long, William G. McAdoo, G. Walter Mapp, Andrew Mellon, Eugene Meyer, Andrew J. Montague, R. Walton Moore, Henry Morgenthau, Robert L. Owen, George C. Peery, John G. Pollard, A. Willis Robertson, Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Dave E. Satterfield, C. Bascom Slemp, Rixey Smith, Billy Sunday, Claude A. Swanson, Harry S. Truman, Joseph P. Tumulty, Oscar W. Underwood, Samuel Untermeyer, Arthur H. Vandenberg, Robert F. Wagner, Henry A. Wallace, Paul Moritz Warburg, Richard S. Whaley, William Allen White, John Skelton Williams, H. Parker Willis, Edith Bolling Wilson, Woodrow Wilson, Clifton A. Woodrum, and Walter Wyatt.

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Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799

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Patrick Henry, born in Hanover County, Virginia, was a symbol of America's struggle for liberty and self-government. Henry was a lawyer, patriot, orator, and participant in almost every aspect of the founding of America. He studied law on his own, and in 1760, he appeared in Williamsburg to take his attorney's examination before Robert Carter Nicholas and others. Henry served in the Virginia House of Burgesses, was a member of the Virginia committee of Correspondence, a delegate to the Virginia ...

Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940

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Lawyer and U.S. senator from Idaho. From the description of William Edgar Borah papers, 1905-1940 (bulk 1912-1940). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979901 U.S. senator from Idaho. From the description of Letter, 1929 Oct. 12, Washington D.C., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904148 Attorney in Boise, Idaho; United States senator from Idaho, 1907-1940. From the description of Correspondence, 1902-1932. (Idah...

Robertson, A. Willis (Absalom Willis), 1887-1971

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U.S. Senator from Virginia. From the description of Letter to Dr. Harry J. Warthen, Jr., 1956 January 2. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959530 Robertson was a senator from Virginia (1946-1966). His son, Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson, is an alumnus of Washington and Lee University, Class of 1950 and a well-known minister and televangelist in Virginia. From the description of Family photographs, ca. 1930-1940. (Washington & Lee University). Wor...

Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946

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American journalist. From the description of Letter : to the Cosmos Club, 1910 Mar. 31. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122545959 American journalist and author who also wrote under the name David Grayson. From the description of [Notebooks] [microform]. 1880-1946. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 36820111 American author and journalist. He is also known by the pseudonym Dav...

Wagner, Robert F. (Robert Ferdinand), 1877-1953

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Alumnus of City College, Class of 1898. From the description of Papers, 1926-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155504196 ...

Grayson, Cary Travers

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Federal deposit insurance corporation

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Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

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Henry Cabot Lodge, American statesman, Republican political leader, author and historian; he was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 12, 1850, a member of the influential New England Lodge and Cabot families. Lodge attended Harvard College, eventually graduating with a Ph.D. in Political Science, he then attended Harvard Law School from which he graduated in 1874. Lodge was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1880-1881, then served in the U.S. House of Representatives from ...

Willis, Henry Parker, 1874-1937

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H. Parker Willis was an economist and editor of the Journal of Commerce. From the guide to the Railroad traffic and rates, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Professor of Banking at Columbia University, 1917-1937. Willis was editor of the NEW YORK JOURNAL OF COMMERCE, 1919-1931, and the author of numerous works on banking. Willis was instrumental in drafting the first Federal Reserve Act. From the descriptio...

Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965

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Baruch, a financier and public adviser, was a millionaire by the age of thirty thanks to his investments in the stock market. He put his wealth to use in politics and public affairs and became an adviser to Woodrow Wilson, who appointed him chairman of the War Industries Board and a member of the president's war council. After World War I, he took part in the postwar peace conference and later became an adviser to President Roosevelt on defense matters and industrial preparedness for war. After ...

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

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William Shakespeare was likely born April, 23, 1564; he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564. He grew up, had a family, and bought property in Stratford while working in London, the center of English theater. As an actor, a playwright, and a partner in a leading acting company, he became both prosperous and well-known. His parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. John was a leatherworker and involved in local politics, first becoming an alderman and eventually a town bailiff. ...

Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944

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Smith served as New York State Governor from 1924 to 1928. In 1928 he ran an unsuccessful campaign for President of the United States. From the description of Papers, 1919-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122486885 Political leader in New York State. Smith was Governor of New York, 1918-1920, 1922-1928. From the description of Papers, 1897-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155489733 ...

Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

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Woodrow Wilson (b. Thomas Woodrow Wilson, December 28, 1856, Staunton, Virginia-d.February 3, 1924, Washington, D.C.), was the twenty-eight President of the United States, 1913-1921; Governor of New Jersey, 1911-1913; and president of Princeton University, 1902-1910. Author, educator, and statesman. He served as the 28th President of the United States (1913-1921). Lawyer, author, educator, president of Princeton University, governor of New Jersey, and president of t...

Democratic National Convention (1924 : New York)

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Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931

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Educator and orator. From the description of Letter to a former student [manuscript], 1920 June 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976354 From the description of Edwin Anderson Alderman papers [manuscript], 1881-1950. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647925708 University of Virginia president. From the description of Sketch of Edwin Anderson Alderman [manuscript], ca. 1925. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 64781...

Democratic National Convention (1968 : Chicago, Ill.)

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Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956

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U.S. senator from Kentucky. From the description of Letters, 1939 Feb. 5-March 10, Washington D.C., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904115 U.S. Senator from Kentucky and Vice President of the United States under Harry Truman. From the description of Alben William Barkley : papers, 1916-1952. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46719678 Alben W. Barkley, was a United States Senator, 1927-1949 and vice-...

Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

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Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he became the m...

United States. Supreme Court

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Historical note: This was a suit to enjoin the U. S. government from offering, listing or disposing of certain lands in southern Arizona as public lands of the United States, including 460,000 acres that includes the pueblo of Santa Rosa on the Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation. From the description of Motion to dismiss, The Pueblo of Santa Rosa vs. Franklin Lane, Secretary of the Interior and Clay Tallman, Commissioner of the General Land Office, 1931-1931. (Arizona Historical Socie...

Woodrum, Clifton A. (Clifton Alexander), 1887-1950

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Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965

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Henry Cantwell Wallace (1866-1924) was an American farmer, college professor, and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture 1921-1924. His son Henry Agard Wallace (1888-1965) was also Secretary of Agriculture (1933-1940) and served as Franklin D. Roosevelt's vice president (1941-1945). From the guide to the Henry C. Wallace Collection, 1921-1948, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Farm editor, corn breeder, business person, Iowa State alumnus (1910), U....

Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933

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Epithet: president of the United States British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00001d Calvin Coolidge's son John married John Trumbull's daughter Florence. From the description of Letter, 1931 March 16, Northampton, Mass., to John H. Trumbull, Plainville, Conn. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 25622017 For information on Pres. Coolidge, see an encyclopedia. No information is...

Democratic Party (Va.)

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Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: <a href="http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Democratic Party of Virginia">http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Democratic Party of Virginia</a>. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: <a href="http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Democratic Party (Va.)">http://scrc...

Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt, 1872-1961

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Edith Wilson was the second wife of President Woodrow Wilson. From the description of Correspondence, 1951-1961. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 39040009 Second wife of President Woodrow Wilson. From the description of Edith Bolling Wilson letter to Roger L. Scaife [manuscript], 1926 December 20. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647998988 ...

Permanent Court of International Justice

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Byrd, Harry F. (Harry Flood), 1887-1966

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Theodore Roosevelt Dalton was born 3 July 1901 in Carroll County, Virginia, the son of Currell and Lodoska Maritn Dalton. he received his B.A. from the College of William and Mary as well as his law degree. Dalton was Commonwealth's Attorney for Radford, Virginia and state senator from 1944-1960. He was the Republican Party candidate for governor in 1953 and 1957. Dalton was appointed federal judge for the Western District of Virginia. His adopted son was John N. Dalton who served as governor of...

Democratic National Convention 1984 San Francisco, Calif.

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Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955

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Cordell Hull was a Tennessee state representative (1893-1897), a judge of the fifth judicial circuit of Tennessee (1903-1906), U.S. Representative for Tennessee (1907-1921, 1923-1931), chairman of the Democratic National Executive Committee (1921-1924), U.S. Senator for Tennessee (1931-1933), Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1944), and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945. From the description of Cordell Hull letter, 1941 Dec. 12. (Loui...

Delano, Frederic Adrian, 1863-1953

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Army officer and railroad officer. From the description of Frederic Adrian Delano papers, 1917-1919. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982936 Frederic Adrian Delano (1863-1953), uncle of Franklin D. Roosevelt, was born in Hong Kong, China. His father, Warren Delano, II, was at that time a partner in the shipping firm of Russell and Company based in that city. A few years later the Delano family returned to Algonac, the family home near Newburgh, New York, and Delano spent muc...

Smith, Rixey, 1892-

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Moore, R. Walton (Robert Walton), 1859-1941

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Congressman from Virginia, 1919-1931, and member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Moore was Assistant Secretary of State, 1933-1937, and Counselor of the Dept. of State, 1937-1941. From the description of Papers, 1922-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155524243 ...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1863-1941

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Lawyer, business executive, Democratic Party leader, U.S. secretary of the treasury, Director General of Railroads, and U.S. senator from California. From the description of Papers of William Gibbs McAdoo, 1786-1941 (bulk 1880-1941). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063506 McAdoo was born near Marietta, Cobb County, GA, on Oct. 31, 1863; attended the Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; admitted to TN bar in 1885 and began law practice in Chattanooga, TN; moved to NYC, 1892; devel...

Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976

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Business executive and U.S. postmaster general 1933-1940. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122446088 James A. Farley was a Democratic party leader and a U.S. Postmaster General. From the description of James A. Farley letter, 1971 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122411243 Politician. From the description of Reminiscences of James Aloysius ...

League of Nations

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Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986

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United States ambassador to India, 1951-1953 and 1963-1969. From the description of The Indo-American development program : the problems and opportunities : mimeograph, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867525 Chester Bowles was born on April 5, 1901, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale University in 1924 (B.S.) and established the advertising firm of Benton and Bowles, with William Benton, in 1929. Bowles served in the Office of Price Administration ...

Owen, Robert L. (Robert Latham), 1856-1947

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Robert L. Owen practiced law, taught school, and was appointed as an agent for the Five Civilized Tribes prior to his election to the Senate. He served in the U.S. Senate from 1907-1925. After retirement, Owen stayed interested active in world affairs, monetary policy, international law, and Indian affairs. From the description of Papers, 1913-1946, bulk 1935-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 518139529 U.S. senator, lawyer, and banker of Oklahoma. From the des...

Davis, Westmoreland, 1859-1942

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Virginia governor. From the description of Papers of Westmoreland Davis, 1877-1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959797 Governor of Virginia and president and publisher of the Southern Planter. From the description of Papers of Westmoreland Davis [manuscript] 1905-1920. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647936101 From the description of Papers of Westmoreland Davis [manuscript] 1889-1942. (University of Virginia). WorldCat ...

Miller, Francis Pickens, 1895-1978

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Government official. From the description of Papers of Francis Pickens Miller [manuscript], 1885-1976. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647825652 ...

Satterfield, Dave Edward,d1894-

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Pollard, John Garland, 1871-1937

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Governor of Virginia. From the description of Typed letter signed : Richmond, Va., to Mrs. Robert M. Littlejohn, 1933 May 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858090 John Garland Pollard was a Richmond, Va. lawyer who served in the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1901-2, was Virginia's attorney-general, a member of the Federal Trade Commission, dean of the Marshall-Wythe School of Government and Citizenship at the College of William and Mary, mayor of Williamsburg, Va...

Calder, William M., 1869-

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United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking and Currency

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Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

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Epithet: formerly priest British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0002de Lawyer, orator, politician, presidential candidate, and secretary of state. From the description of Letters, 1910. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763818 U. S. Congressman, three-time Democratic presidential nominee, secretary of state under Woodrow Wilson, and publisher and editor of the weekly...