Papers of George Fort Milton, 1828-1946 (bulk 1915-1946).

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Milton, George Fort, 1894-1955. Papers of George Fort Milton, 1828-1946 (bulk 1915-1946).

Papers of George Fort Milton, 1828-1946 (bulk 1915-1946).

Correspondence; memoranda; mss. of speeches, articles, and books; reports; scrapbooks; photocopies of historical source material; printed material; and photographs relating primarily to national political issues, especially the Tennessee Valley Authority. Includes collections of Fort family letters (1828-1842 and 1927-1943). Source materials relate to Stephen A. Douglas and Andrew Johnson. Correspondents include Francis Biddle, William E. Borah, Josephus Daniels, Paul H. Douglas, James A. Farley, Cordell Hull, Estes Kefauver, David E. Lilienthal, William G. McAdoo, Kenneth D. McKellar, Samuel D. McReynolds, George W. Norris, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Daniel C. Roper, Francis B. Sayre, Sumner Welles, Paul M. Angle, Stringfellow Barr, Henry S. Commager, E. Merton Coulter, Douglas S. Freeman, Marquis James, Thomas P. Martin, Allan Nevins, and William Allen White.

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White, William Allen, 1868-1944

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Norris, George William, 1861-1944

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Biddle, Francis, 1886-1968

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Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998

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Josephus Daniels, son of Josephus and Mary (Cleves) Daniels, was born in Washington, North Carolina, May 18, 1862. He attended the Wilson Collegiate Institute. On May 2, 1888, he married Addie W. Bagley. At the age of eighteen, he was editor of the "Wilson Advance"; admitted to the bar in 1885; state printer for North Carolina, 1887-1893; chief clerk, Department of the Interior, 1893-1895; editor of the "Raleigh State Chronicle", 1885; editor of the "Raleigh State News and Observer", 1894-1919; ...

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Lilienthal, David Eli, 1899-1981

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McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1863-1941

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Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971

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Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963

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McKellar, Kenneth Douglas, 1869-1957

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Milton, George Fort, 1894-1955

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Editor, historian, advisor to diplomatic delegations, consultant to U.S. government agencies, and special assistant to U.S. secretary of state Cordell Hull. From the description of Papers of George Fort Milton, 1828-1946 (bulk 1915-1946). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063544 Newspaper publisher, civic leader, and historian of the Civil War, of Chattanooga, Tenn. From the description of George Fort Milton, Jr., papers, 1924-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Sayre, Francis Bowes, 1885-1972

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Diplomat. From the description of Reminiscences of Francis Bowes Sayre : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309725093 Diplomat and statesman. From the description of Papers of Francis Bowes Sayre, 1861-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060652 Biographical Note 1885, Apr. 30 Born, South Bethleh...

Roper, Daniel C. (Daniel Calhoun), 1867-1943

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Attorney, Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 1917-1920, and Secretary of Commerce, 1933-1938. From the description of Papers, 1860-1958 and n.d. (bulk 1933-1938). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20122068 Attorney, commissioner of internal revenue, 1917-1920, and secretary of commerce, 1933-1938. From the description of Papers, 1898-1941 ; (bulk 1928-1938). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 86148078 ...

Angle, Paul M. (Paul McClelland), 1900-1975

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Author and historian. From the description of Paul M. Angle papers, 1947-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123391606 Paul M. Angle (1900-1975), historian and author, was secretary of the Abraham Lincoln Association (1925-1932), Librarian of the Illinois State Historical Library (1932-1945), and Director of the Chicago Historical Society (1945-1965). Angle was an Abraham Lincoln scholar and wrote several books on Lincoln and Illinois history, including The Lincoln Reader (...

Martin, Thomas Powderly, 1887-1963.

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Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940

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Lawyer and U.S. senator from Idaho. From the description of William Edgar Borah papers, 1905-1940 (bulk 1912-1940). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979901 U.S. senator from Idaho. From the description of Letter, 1929 Oct. 12, Washington D.C., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904148 Attorney in Boise, Idaho; United States senator from Idaho, 1907-1940. From the description of Correspondence, 1902-1932. (Idah...