Autograph collection of Raymond Gorges [manuscript], 1725-1928.

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Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926. Autograph collection of Raymond Gorges [manuscript], 1725-1928.

Autograph collection of Raymond Gorges [manuscript], 1725-1928.

Contains 43 letters of notable Americans, chiefly to E. H. Baynes. Writers include: Carl E. Akeley, George G. Barnard, Aaron Burr, John Burroughs, S. Parkes Cadman, Grover Cleveland, Dr. Harvey Cushing, Timothy Edwards, Edward Grey, Edward Everett Hale, William T. Hornaday, James Russell Lowell, Donald B. MacMillan, Maxfield Parrish, Stephen Parrish, Robert E. Peary, John J. Pershing, Gifford Pinchot, Frederic Remington, Theodore Roosevelt, Ernest Thompson Seaton, V. Stefansson, William Howard Taft, Abbott H. Thayer, Woodrow Wilson. Many of these letters were written to Ernest Harold Bayard regarding the preservation of bison.

43 items.

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