Letters of Thomas Kearny, 1932-1938.


Kearny, Thomas, 1878-1942. Letters of Thomas Kearny, 1932-1938.

Letters of Thomas Kearny, 1932-1938.

The majority of these letters are between Thomas Kearny and Leslie E. Bliss, Librarian of the Henry E. Huntington Library. These letters are about Kearny's book on Philip Kearny and Stephen Watts Kearny and possible manuscript material at the Huntington that Kearny should see. Kearny also talks about Robert E. Lee, John Charles Frémont, Allan Nevins, and Commodore Robert F. Stockton. There also two letters by Huntington employee Norma B. Cuthbert to Leslie E. Bliss and fellow employee Reginald B. Haselden regarding Thomas Kearny's research.

13 letters.

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Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890

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John Charles Frémont (January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890) was an American explorer, military officer, and politician. He was a US Senator from California, and in 1856 was the first Republican nominee for President of the United States. A native of Georgia, Frémont acquired male protectors after his father's death, and became proficient in mathematics, science, and surveying. During the 1840s, he led five expeditions into the Western United States and became known as "The Pathfinder". During the...

Kearny, Stephen Watts, 1794-1848

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Kearny, Philip, 1815-1862

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Bliss, Leslie Edgar, 1889-1977,

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Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971

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Historian, journalist and educator. He attended the University of Illinois where he earned a B. A. 1912 and an M. A. in English, 1913. Nevins moved to New York to work and eventually was made a Professor of History at Columbia University. Wrote numerous biographies and articles on history. President of the American History Association in 1959. Helped found the Society of American Historians. From the description of Commencement address, June 1953. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Librar...

Kearny, Thomas, 1878-1942

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Cuthbert, Norma B. 1892-....

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Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

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Stockton, Robert Field, 1795-1866

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Haselden, Reginald Berti, n. 1881

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