Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965.

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Breckinridge, Clifton Rodes, 1846-1932. Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965.

Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965.

Correspondence, diaries, speeches and articles, subject files, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, and other papers of various Breckinridge family members. Includes papers of John Breckinridge relating to his service as Kentucky attorney general and legislator, and U.S. attorney general and senator, and to the Alien and Sedition Acts and the Kentucky Resolutions of 1798 and 1799; papers of Robert J. Breckinridge relating chiefly to his ministry in the Presbyterian Church; papers of John C. Breckinridge relating primarily to his service as U.S. representative, his law practice in Lexington, Ky., and his voluntary exile following his service as a Confederate Army general; papers of William Campbell Preston Breckinridge relating to his law practice in Lexington, his Civil War service under Confederate Army General John Hunt Morgan, his editorship of the Lexington Observer and Reporter, and his work as U.S. representative from Kentucky; and papers of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge relating to his service in the Union Army and following the Civil War as Inspector General of the U.S. Army, and to his work in the Sons of the American Revolution. Also includes papers of Clifton Rodes Breckinridge relating to his work as U.S. representative from Kentucky and as American minister to Russia; papers of Mary Desha relating primarily to the Daughters of the American Revolution; papers of Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge chiefly concerning her pioneering efforts in the field of social work and social legislation and her participation in the Pan-American Conference (1933); papers of Madeline McDowell Breckinridge of Lexington relating to her work on behalf of civic affairs, social reform, and women's suffrage at the local, state, and national level; and papers of Henry Breckinridge relating to his service as assistant secretary of war in President Wilson's administration, his World War I service with the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe, his law practice in New York, N.Y., his work as legal counsel in the Lindbergh kidnapping case, his candidacy for the U.S. Senate from New York State as a member of the Constitutional Party (1934), and his entrance in 1936 into presidential preferential primaries in four states opposing Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal; and papers of Desha Breckinridge, Katherine Carson Breckinridge, and other family members. Correspondents include Jane Addams, Henry T. Allen, Alben William Barkley, Braxton Bragg, Carrie Chapman Catt, William Conant Church, Grover Cleveland, John F. Condon, Harold W. Dodds, Jubal Anderson Early, Antoinette Funk, Edward Miner Gallaudet, A.W. Greely, Ernest Gruening, James Guthrie, John Marshall Harlan, Rutherford Birchard Hayes, Hilary A. Herbert, Cordell Hull, Harold L. Ickes, Thomas Jefferson, Tom Loftin Johnson, Alfred M. Landon, H.W. Lawton, Robert E. Lee, Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924), William McKinley, James Madison, John Marshall, Nelson Appleton Miles, Samuel Miller, James Monroe, John Hunt Morgan, Frances Perkins, Horace Porter, Hjalmar Johna Fredrik Procopé, Redfield Proctor, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, T.O. Selfridge, Anna Howard Shaw, Isaac Shelby, Jouett Shouse, Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms, Adlai E. Stevenson (1835-1914), Oscar Straus, Fred M. Vinson, James Wolcott Wadsworth, William Allen White, Woodrow Wilson, and Stephen Samuel Wise.

205,000 items.871 containers plus 2 oversize.37 microfilm reels.263 linear feet.

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Alf Landon was the unsuccessful Republican candidate for president in 1936. Before that presidential campaign, Landon was governor of Kansas from 1933 to 1936. Even before the governorship, he was a prominent Kansas Republican. For a biography of Landon, see Donald R. McCoy, Landon of Kansas (Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 1966). From the guide to the Speeches, correspondence, pamphlets, and clippings., 1927-1963, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas ...

Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965

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Frances Perkins was born on April 10, 1880 (some sources say 1882) in Boston, Massachusetts. She was christened Fannie Coralie Perkins but later changed her name to Frances. She was the daughter of Frederick W. Perkins, the owner of a stationer's business, and Susan Bean Perkins. The family moved to Worcester, Massachusetts in 1882. After attending Worcester Classical High School, Perkins entered Mount Holyoke College in 1898. She was president of her class and majored in chemistry and physics, ...

Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875

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American lawyer and statesman. From the description of Signature clipped from a register : [n.p.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270135786 Vice-president of the United States under Buchanan, 1857-1861. From the description of Letter to Charles W. Upham [manuscript], 1857 June 11. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647953509 State legislator, U.S. congressman, vice-president, U.S. senator, Confederate general and Confederate secretary ...

Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864

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Confederate cavalry raider and brigadier general of Kentucky. From the description of John Hunt Morgan papers, 1840-1870; 1890 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 25166317 John Hunt Morgan was a veteran of the Mexican War and known for his guerrilla activities for the Confederates during the Civil War. From the description of Broadside, 1868 April 15. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49348053 Confederate caval...

Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston, 1837-1904

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William Campbell Preston Breckinridge was a Confederate Colonel and later a representative to the Kentucky legislature. From the description of Broadside, 1862 July 17. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49342682 Lawyer and editor of Lexington, Kentucky. Confederate soldier and United States congressman. From the description of William Campbell Preston Breckinridge : papers, 1884-1888. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49419...

Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925

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Nelson Appleton Miles (b. Aug. 8, 1839, Westminster, Massachusetts-d. 1925, Washington, D.C.), Lieutenant General in the U.S. Army, was self-educated and began his military career in 1861 with the Massachusetts Volunteers. He rose swiftly in the ranks, was wounded four times, and was a veteran of almost all major battles of the Army of the Potomac. He was promoted to Major General of Volunteers in October 1865 at the age of 26 and gained a commission in the post-war regular army. He was later ac...

Breckinridge, Madeline McDowell, 1872-1920

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Suffragist, social reformer. Madeline McDowell was born at Woodlake, Franklin County, Ky., May 20, 1872. She married Desha Breckinridge on November 17, 1898. Mrs. Breckinridge was president of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association from 1912-1915, and again in 1919. She was second vice president of the National Woman Suffrage Association in 1913-1914. She served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Fayette County Tuberculosis Sanitarium; was a director of the Fayet...

Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876

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Confederate Army officer, planter, and engineer. From the description of Braxton Bragg papers, 1833-1879 [microform]. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 44880220 Confederate General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mobile, to H. Storm, 1873 Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133497 Army officer. From the description of Braxton Bragg papers, 1861-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455179 G...

Condon, John F. (John Francis), 1860-1945

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Confederate states of America. Army

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The Savannah Ordnance Depot, Savannah, Georgia, was organized as a field depot during the Civil War. In April 1864, it became the Savannah Arsenal under the supervision of the Chief of Ordnance. From the description of Savannah Ordnance Depot employment roll, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477938 The Confederate States of America Army may have created the position of Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence to oversee the distribution of food and other supplies to the Co...

Breckinridge, Robert J. (Robert Jefferson), 1800-1871

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Presbyterian minister, educator, Kentucky superintendent of public instruction. From the description of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge : miscellaneous papers, 1822-1864. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46729086 ...

Guthrie, James, 1792-1869

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James Guthrie (1792-1869) of Louisville, Ky., was president of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad; secretary of the United States Treasury, 1853-1857; member of the Peace Convention of 1861; and United States senator from Kentucky, 1865-1868. From the guide to the James Guthrie Letters, ., 1857-1862, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) American lawyer and politican; Secretary of Treasury. From the description...

Sons of the American Revolution

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Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826

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Isaac Shelby, Kentucky's first governor, was born in Maryland in 1750. As a young man, he served in Lord Dunmore's War and the Revolutionary War, from which he emerge as one of the heroes of the Battle of King's Mountain, South Carolina. Following the war, he and his bride, Susannah Hart, moved to Lincoln County, Kentucky, where he quickly became a leader in Kentucky politics. He was chosen as Kentucky's first governor, serving from 1792-1796. Just before the War of 1812, Shelby was persuaded by...

Desha, Mary, 1850-1911

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Proctor, Redfield, 1831-1908

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Redfield Proctor was Secretary of War, 1888-1891. He also served as Governor and Senator from Vermont. George Crook was a Major-general in the army. From the description of TLS, 1889 September 21 : Washington, D.C. to George Crook. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 18501204 Redfield Proctor (1831-1908) was commissioned quartermaster of the 3rd Vermont Regiment June 19, 1861, was promoted to major of the 5th Vermont Regiment September 25, 1861, resigned July 11...

Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956

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U.S. senator from Kentucky. From the description of Letters, 1939 Feb. 5-March 10, Washington D.C., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904115 U.S. Senator from Kentucky and Vice President of the United States under Harry Truman. From the description of Alben William Barkley : papers, 1916-1952. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46719678 Alben W. Barkley, was a United States Senator, 1927-1949 and vice-...

Wise, Stephen Samuel, 1874-1949

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Stephen Samuel Wise was born in Budapest, Hungary, and came to the United States the following year. He graduated with honors from Columbia University and in 1893 he was ordained in Austria "The People's Rabbi," as Wise would later be known, developed his deep concern for the less fortunate at an early age. Wise fought for housing projects, the abolition of child labor, the improvement of working conditions, securing rights for female workers and equal rights for African Americans. He founded th...

Wadsworth, James Wolcott, 1846-1926

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