William H. Moody papers, 1879-1916.

ArchivalResource

Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917. William H. Moody papers, 1879-1916.

William H. Moody papers, 1879-1916.

Correspondence and miscellany. Correspondents include James Burrill Angell, Ray Stannard Baker, Gist Blair, Jules Boeufve, Joseph Gurney Cannon, Benjamin Chester Chapin, Moses E. Clapp, Waldo Lincoln Cook, George B. Cortelyou, William Crozier, Charles Dick, Charles William Eliot, Stephen B. Elkins, Franklin G. Fessenden, Addison G. Foster, Augustus Peabody Gardner, James Gibbons, Frederick Huntington Gillett, Daniel Coit Gilman, Eugene Hale, John Hay, Hilary A. Herbert, Robert Cochran Hilliard, Julius Kahn, John Kean, William W. Kitchin, Philander C. Knox, Thomas Barton Kyle, Henry Cabot Lodge, William Loeb, John Davis Long, Francis C. Lowell, Wayne MacVeagh, J.T. McCleary, John James McCook, Joseph Robinson. McCready, Porter J. McCumber, Henry McManus, Thomas C. McRae, William D. Meany, Victor Howard Metcalf, George von Lengerke Meyer, Boies Penrose, Charles Henry Robb, Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root, Edward Rosewater, Henry L. Stimson, William H. Taft, Richard W. Thompson, and Booker T. Washington.

3,000 items.17 containers.3.5 linear feet.

Related Entities

There are 53 Entities related to this resource.

Cannon, Joseph Gurney, 1836-1926

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6hf8k01 (person)

Joseph Gurney Cannon (May 7, 1836 – November 12, 1926) was a United States politician from Illinois and leader of the Republican Party. Cannon served as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1903 to 1911, and many consider him to be the most dominant Speaker in United States history, with such control over the House that he could often control debate. Cannon is the second-longest continuously serving Republican Speaker in history, having been surpassed by fellow Illinoisa...

Gillett, Frederick Huntington, 1851-1935

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6747f63 (person)

Frederick Huntington Gillett (October 16, 1851 – July 31, 1935) was an American politician who served in the Massachusetts state government and both houses of the U.S. Congress between 1879 and 1931, including six years as Speaker of the House. Frederick H. Gillett was born in Westfield, Massachusetts, to Edward Bates Gillett (1817–1899) and Lucy Fowler Gillett (1830–1916). He graduated from Amherst College, where he was a member of the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, in 1874 and Harvard Law Scho...

Robb, Charles Henry, 1867-1939

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mk92cf (person)

Foster, Addison G. (Addison Gardner), 1837-1917

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62z3v9m (person)

Kean, John, 1852-1914

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69z9stz (person)

Metcalf, Victor Howard, 1853-1936

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rb86sx (person)

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60h488d (person)

Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...

Loeb, William, 1866-1937

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61265zq (person)

Junior Collector of Customs. From the description of Correspondence, 1911. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270723173 ...

Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gj03d9 (person)

Stephen B. Elkins was a territorial legislator in New Mexico and later U. S. Senator from West Virginia. From the description of Stephen B. Elkins papers, 1869-1910. (New Mexico State University). WorldCat record id: 501085916 U.S. Senator and Sec. of War. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Elkins, West Virginia, to Harper & Brothers, 1891 Nov. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613971 U.S. senator from West Virginia, U.S. represent...

MacVeagh, Wayne, 1833-1917

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63n247v (person)

Penrose, Boies, 1860-1921

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6m32wcw (person)

Born in Philadelphia in 1860, Boies Penrose graduated from Harvard University and practiced law in his native city in 1883. From 1884 until 1897 he served in the Pennsylvania legislature as a representative and senator. An unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Philadelphia in 1895, he served as a United States senator from 1897 until his death in Washington, D.C., in 1921. From the description of Boies Penrose political and legal journal, 1889. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries)...

McManus, Henry

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63r3gc6 (person)

McCleary, J. T. (James Thompson), 1853-1924

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6km2182 (person)

Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mw2j6f (person)

American educator who served as the president of the University of Michigan. From the description of Letter, 1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367566221 President of the University of Michigan, minister to China and Turkey. From the description of James Burrill Angell papers, 1845-1916. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419061 Editor of Providence Journal, 1860-1866. From the description of Letter, [ca.1860-1866], Providence,...

Cook, Waldo Lincoln, 1865-1951

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6g18p9v (person)

Cortelyou, George Bruce, 1862-1940

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vt1s8b (person)

Cortelyou was born in New York City to Rose (née Seary) and Peter Crolius Cortelyou, Jr. He was part of an old New Netherland family whose immigrant ancestor, Jacques Cortelyou, arrived in 1652. He was educated at public schools in Brooklyn, the Nazareth Hall Military Academy in Pennsylvania, and the Hempstead Institute on Long Island. At 20, Cortelyou received a BA degree from Westfield Normal School, now Westfield State University, a teacher's college in Westfield, Massachusetts. He graduat...

Hilliard, Robert Cochran, 1857-1927

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69g89c4 (person)

A resident of Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana, Robert C. Hilliard owned slaves during the mid-19th century. From the guide to the Hilliard, Robert C. Papers, 1856-1862, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin) ...

Kahn, Julius, 1861-1924

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sb4jcg (person)

In his early years, Julius Kahn was an actor who toured the country with Joseph Jefferson's troupe, as well as others. Later, Kahn became a lawyer, and represented California for more than twenty years in the House of Representatives as Republican Congressman. After Kahn died in office in December 1924, his wife Florence ran for his seat and won, becoming the first Jewish woman to serve as a Representative. From the description of Julius Kahn letters to Bro. MacKay, March 5 and 9, 18...

Boeufve, Jules

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6wq2rg8 (person)

Thompson, Richard W. (Richard Wigginton), 1809-1900

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p84pxp (person)

Virginia born Indiana lawyer, politician, and author who served in the Indiana legislature, 1834-1838, the U.S. Senate, 1840-1852, and briefly as Rutherford Hayes' secretary of the navy. From the description of Memorandum : Washington, [D.C.], 1852 July 21. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 35517110 Indiana school teacher and lawyer, served in the Indiana Legislature and the U.S. House and Senate. Appointed to the Indiana 5th Circuit Court by Andrew Johnson. During Pre...

McCready, Joseph Robinson

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ps0jmn (person)

Chapin, Benjamin Chester, 1874-1918

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6s75hrb (person)

Hay, John, 1838-1905

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6t152r6 (person)

Brown class of 1858. Secretary to Abraham Lincoln; Ambassador to Court of St. James; Secretary of State; author. From the description of Papers, 1829-1916. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122598680 American diplomat and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cleveland, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644640373 Statesman, poet, Secretary of State. ...

Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h814sk (person)

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...

Crozier, William, 1855-1942

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rn3fjw (person)

William Crozier (b. Feb. 19, 1855, Carrollton, Ohio-d. Nov. 10, 1942, Washington, D.C.), Major General in the U.S. Army, graduated from West Point in 1876 and began his military career in campaigns against Indians on the frontier. He later returned to the Military Academy to teach mathematics. Other assignments were: in the office of Chief of Ordnance where he assisted in the development of new weaponry; as Inspector General of the Atlantic and Gulf Coast defenses during the Spanish-American War...

McRae, Thomas C. (Thomas Chipman), 1851-1929

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6x64k18 (person)

Lawyer, banker, Arkansas state legislator and governor, and U.S. Representative (1885-1903). From the description of Thomas C. McRae speeches and writings, 1872-1929 and undated. (Arkansas History Commission). WorldCat record id: 262835211 From the description of Thomas C. McRae correspondence, 1886. (Arkansas History Commission). WorldCat record id: 232608484 Lawyer, banker, Arkansas state legislator and governor, and U.S. Representative (1885-1903). ...

Gardner, Augustus Peabody, 1865-1918

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6b28csh (person)

Augustus Peabody Gardner, Republican congressman from the Sixth District, Massachusetts, from 1902-1917. E.E. Gaylord, lawyer and principal, Beverly High School, Beverly, Massachusetts. From the description of Letters, 1906-1912. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41392273 ...

Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6x351sv (person)

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. WorldCat record id: 36820111 American author and journalist. He is also known by the pseudonym David Grayson. Fr...

Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64n9tkk (person)

William Howard Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician who served as U.S. President (1908-1912) and Chief Justitce of the Supreme Court (1921-1930). 1857 Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 15th 1878 Graduated from Yale University 1880 Graduated from Cincinnati Law School ...

Rosewater, Edward, 1841-1906

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6d519zx (person)

Hale, Eugene, 1836-1918

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6m046cb (person)

Lawyer and U.S. representative and senator from Maine; of Ellsworth, Me.; lived in Washington, D.C., during much of his political career and after retirement. From the description of Eugene Hale autograph letter signed to Hayne Davis, 1907 Feb. 12 and undated. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 182580057 ...

Kitchin, William W. (William Walton), 1866-1924

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jm4zkq (person)

Landowner, lawyer, United States representative, 1897-1909, and governor of North Carolina, 1909-1913. From the guide to the William W. Kitchin Papers, ., 1880-1968, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Landowner, lawyer, U.S. representative, 1897-1909, and governor of North Carolina, 1909-1913. From the description of William W. Kitchin papers, 1880-1968. WorldCat record id: 26320000 Governor of North C...

Long, John Davis, 1838-1915

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63n2g9w (person)

U.S. secretary of the navy and U.S. representative and governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Letters and signature of John Davis Long, 1885-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014961 ...

McCook, John James, 1843-1927

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6w10rr6 (person)

John James McCook was born on February 2, 1843, in New Lisbon, Ohio, and spent his childhood in Steubenville, Ohio. From 1858-1860 he was a student at Jefferson College in Cannonsburg, Pennsylvania. During the Civil War, McCook served in the Union army, entering as a private and quickly rising to the rank of second lieutenant. Following his enlistment, he enrolled at Trinity College in Hartford, graduating in 1863. McCook prepared for the ministry at the Berkeley Divinity School in Middletown an...

Dick, Charles, 1858-1945

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cv4xvr (person)

Blair, Gist, 1860-1940

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64181bb (person)

Meyer, George von Lengerke, 1858-1918

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64x7w9t (person)

U.S. ambassador to Italy and to Russia, U.S. postmaster general, and U.S. secretary of the navy. From the description of George von Lengerke Meyer papers, 1901-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78817587 Biographical Note 1858, June 24 Born, Boston, Mass. 1879 Graduated, Harvard University, Cambridge,...

Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6b56ns3 (person)

Hilary Abner Herbert (March 12, 1834 - March 6, 1919) was Secretary of the Navy under President Grover Cleveland, 1893-1897. He also served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Alabama. From the description of Letter, March 29, 1893. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18178390 Hilary A. Herbert was an Alabama and Washington, D.C., lawyer, author, Democratic United States representative, 1877-1893, and secretary of the Navy, 1893-1897. ...

Fessenden, Franklin G. (Franklin Goodridge), 1849-1931

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6d8211x (person)

Gibbons, James, 1834-1921

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6930t0k (person)

Roman Catholic Archbishop of Baltimore; second American Cardinal. From the description of Letter : Baltimore, to A.P. Gorman, 1892 March 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22476270 James Cardinal Gibbons (1834-1921) was an American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and a leader of the American Catholic community. His 1876 book, The Faith of Our Fathers was a best-selling apologetic and explanation of the Catholic faith. From the guide to the James Cardinal Gi...

Root, Elihu, 1845-1937

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6k7577f (person)

Elihu Root, born in Clinton, NY, attended Hamilton College (A.B., 1864, A.M. in course, 1867) and University Law School of New York. He served as member Alaskan Boundary Tribunal; United States District Attorney, Southern New York, 1883 - 85; Secretary of War, 1899 - 1904; Secretary of State, 1905 - 09; U.S. Senator from New York, 1909 - 15; Senior Counsel for the U.S., North Atlantic Fisheries Arbitration, The Hague, 1910; Ambassador at Head of Special Diplomatic Mission to Russia, 1...

McCumber, Porter J. (Porter James), 1856-1933

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pv80q3 (person)

United States. Supreme Court

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6186w6m (corporateBody)

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...

Meany, William D.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6s78402 (person)

Clapp, Moses E. (Moses Edwin), 1851-1929

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69s2hrc (person)

Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sn07qt (person)

Eliot served as president of Harvard University (1869-1909). From the description of Correspondence of Charles W. Eliot, 1870-1920. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339031 Charles William Eliot (1834-1926) was President of Harvard University from March 12, 1869 to May 19, 1909. He also taught mathematics and chemistry at Harvard University (1858-1863) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1865-1869). Eliot was one of the most influential educa...

Gilman, Daniel Coit, 1831-1908

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6028s4v (person)

American educator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to W. Reid, 1871 Dec. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269584399 Biographical Note: Daniel Coit Gilman was an educator and first president of The Johns Hopkins University. From the description of Daniel Coit Gilman papers, 1773-1925. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 48134620 Daniel Coit Gilman: president of the University of California, 1872-1875; president of Johns Hop...

Kyle, Thomas Barton, 1856-1915

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p26xjb (person)

Reporter for the Chicago Examiner. From the description of Scrapbooks pertaining to World War I [manuscript], 1917-1919. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833635 Thomas C. Kyle was attached to the General Headquarters, American Expeditionary Forces, France during World War I. From the description of Thomas C. Kyle diary, 1919. (Tulsa City-County Library). WorldCat record id: 226987126 ...

Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fj2r24 (person)

Lawyer and public official. From the description of Papers of Philander C. Knox, 1893-1922 (bulk 1901-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79632215 Philander C. Knox (1853-1921) was an attorney and politician from southwest Pennsylvania. Knox served as U.S. Attorney General (1901-1904), U.S. Senator (1904-1909, 1917-1921), and as Secretary of State (1909-1913) under William Howard Taft. From the description of Philander C. Knox letter to N.B. Billingsley, 1882 M...

Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w644684t (person)

U.S. Supreme Court justice, attorney general, secretary of the navy, and representative from Massachusetts. From the description of William H. Moody papers, 1879-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981907 William Moody was a Confederate soldier in the 1st Georgia Battalion Sharpshooters. From the description of William Moody papers, 1861-1864 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 38525508 ...

Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65q4xdp (person)

Henry Lewis Stimson, the politician, was one of Eleanor Stimson Brooks's cousins. He took an interest in the family and had given her support throughout Van Wyck's struggles with depression (1926-1930). From the description of Correspondence to Charles Van Wyck Brooks, 1930-1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191821881 Stimson served as U.S. Secretary of war (1911-1913, 1940-1945), was governor general of the Philippine Islands (1927-1929) and U.S...

Lowell, Francis C. (Francis Cabot), 1855-1911

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62j7pj2 (person)

Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6k35s2f (person)

Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) was born into a prominent Boston family in 1850. Through his mother’s family, the Cabots, Lodge traced his lineage back to the 17th century, with one great-grandfather a leading Federalist during the Revolutionary period. Growing up in both an intellectual and privileged household, "Cabot" took naturally to academic subjects, particularly history and literature. Beyond his early devotion to scholarly pursuits, Lodge also enjoyed numerous sports and the great outdoor...