Oscar S. Straus papers, 1856-1955 (bulk 1856-1923).

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Straus, Oscar S. (Oscar Solomon), 1850-1926. Oscar S. Straus papers, 1856-1955 (bulk 1856-1923).

Oscar S. Straus papers, 1856-1955 (bulk 1856-1923).

Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, notebooks, legal records, pamphlets, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Straus's service as U.S. minister and ambassador to the Ottoman Empire (Turkey), U.S. secretary of commerce and labor, and member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, Hague, Netherlands. Also documents his activities with the National Civic Foundation, New York (State) Public Service Commission, League to Enforce Peace, and the Industrial Conference held in Washington, D.C., 1919-1920. Subjects include a visit to Egypt in 1888, railway wage negotiations, religious liberty in the Ottoman Empire, Romania, Russia, World War I, and Louis Lavanburg. Includes records (1927-1954) of the Oscar S. Straus Memorial Association, Straus (Strauss) family papers, and a privately printed autobiography of Straus's brother, Isidor Straus. Correspondents include Robert Bacon, John Barrett, Thomas F. Bayard, Nicholas Murray Butler, Andrew Carnegie, Grover Cleveland, Calvin Coolidge, Ralph M. Easley, James Rudolph Garfield, Lloyd Carpenter Griscom, Warren G. Harding, Benjamin Harrison, John Hay, Lee Kohns, Robert Lansing, William Loeb, William McKinley, Adolph S. Ochs, George Foster Peabody, Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root, Isidor Straus, Nathan Straus, William H. Taft, and Woodrow Wilson.

37,000 items.50 containers plus 1 oversize.1 microfilm reel.21 linear feet.

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