Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript] 1841, 1884-1921, 1970.


Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript] 1841, 1884-1921, 1970.

The papers contain diplomatic, literary, and personal correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, newsclippings, and memorabilia of Page and his wife Florence Lathrop Field Page. Letters of Mrs. Page to her daughters Minna Field Burnaby and Florence Field Lindsay and her brother & sister-in-law Bryan Lathrop and Helen Lathrop describe embassy life in Rome where Page served as U.S. ambassador to Italy, 1913-1919. World War I developments are frequently mentioned. With these are some letters from Page, correspondence from friends and diplomatic colleagues and Mrs. Page's account of her audience with Queen Elena. Of interest are letters, 1884-86, to Page from Amélie Rives Chanler Troubetzkoy describing her first literary efforts and including several poems. The collection also contains mss. verses by Page, photographs of the Pages, postcards of Italian views, stock certificates, Page's passport, embassy memorabilia, invitations, calling cards, and World War I newsclippings. Correspondents, many of whom are represented only by brief social or formal notes, include Anna de Battenberg, Giovanni Boni, Margaret Brown (for Queen Elena), William Cabell Bruce, Josephus Daniels, Richard Harding Davis, Henry Field, Marshall Field, Ferdinand Foch, James Gibbons, Helene of France, Guglielmo Marconi, Henry Thomas Mayo, John Joseph Pershing, Stephan Jean Marie Pichon, Raymond Poincaré, James Whitcomb Riley, James Rennell Rodd, George Otto Trevelyan, Victor Emmanuel III, Lillian Gary Taylor, Woodrow Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, and Walter Muir Whitehill.

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