David Gray and Maude Livingston Hall Gray papers, 1883-1939.


David Gray and Maude Livingston Hall Gray papers, 1883-1939.

Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, financial and legal records, military records, photographs, and other materials relating to David Gray and his wife Maude Livingston Hall Gray. Materials document three periods in David Gray's life: his work in the Philippines as a reporter for Century Magazine in 1902; his U.S. Army service in France during World War I; and the 1920s and 1930s, prior to his appointment as Ambassador to Ireland. Correspondents include Eleanor Roosevelt (Maude Livingston Hall Gray's niece), SEC chairman James M. Landis, French Ambassador J. J. Jusserand, the U.S. Quartermaster General's Office, French military officers, Elisabeth Marbury, Thomas W. Lamont, Otto H. Kahn, and others. Writings by Gray include a revised draft of the story "Her First Horse Show" and a draft of the play "The Best People." Other materials include artwork, a notebook documenting activities in the Philippines and Japan in fall 1902, a diary dating from late 1907 into 1908, and printed ephemera.

0.63 linear feet (2 boxes)



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