William E. Chandler papers

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Chandler, William E. (William Eaton), 1835-1917. William E. Chandler papers, 1829-1917.

William E. Chandler papers

1829-1917

Correspondence, family records, diaries, documents, articles, speeches, and newspaper clippings, relating to Chandler's political career, especially as assistant secretary of the Treasury (1865-1867), secretary of the Republican National Committee (1868, 1872, 1876), secretary of the Navy (1882-1885), U.S. senator (1887-1901), and as president of the Spanish Treaty Claims Commission (1901-07). Correspondents include Robert Perkins Bass, Louis D. Brandeis, William Jennings Bryan, Benjamin Franklin Butler, William L. Chambers, George Henry Chandler, William E. Chandler, Zachariah Chandler, Winston Churchill, Jeremiah Jones Colbath (Henry Wilson), Roscoe Conkling, Stephen Benton Elkins, George G. Fogg, James A. Garfield, William Lloyd Garrison, Horace Greeley, Daniel Hall, Robert M. LaFollette, Henry Cabot Lodge, Levi P. Morton, Nehemiah G. Ordway, Jeter Connelly Pritchard, Whitelaw Reid, Edward Henry Rollins, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Henry Moore Teller, Benjamin Ryan Tillman, W. Monroe Trotter, Booker T. Washington, Henry Wilson, and Leonard Wood.

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