Papers of Henry Morgenthau, 1795-1941 (bulk 1870-1941).

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Morgenthau, Henry, 1856-1946. Papers of Henry Morgenthau, 1795-1941 (bulk 1870-1941).

Papers of Henry Morgenthau, 1795-1941 (bulk 1870-1941).

Diaries, correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, speeches and writings, subject files, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Morgenthau's service as U.S. ambassador to Turkey (1913-1916), his role in the Paris Peace Conference, his work with the Refugee Settlement Commission on behalf of Greek and Armenian refugees, his interest in the problems of Jewish settlers in Palestine, the treatment of Jews in Poland, the general question of Zionism, various Presidential election campaigns, and his participation in the 1933 London Economic Conference. Other topics include the American Jewish Relief Committee, the League to Enforce Peace, and the Democratic National Committee. Correspondents include Newton D. Baker, James L. Barton, Meyer Bloomfield, James Bryce, Josephus Daniels, Cleveland H. Dodge, Abram I. Elkus, Herbert Adams Gibbons, Cary T. Grayson, James G. Harbord, Herbert Hoover, Franklin E. Hoskins, Edward M. House, Jean Jules Jusserand, Robert Lansing, Breckinridge Long, Louis Marshall, Lazarus Morgenthau, Ignace Paderewski, Walter Hines Page, William W. Peet, Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt, Arthur Ruppin, Jacob H. Schiff, William H. Taft, Joseph P. Tumulty, Charles V. Vickrey, Edith and Woodrow Wilson, Stephen S. Wise, and Lucien Wolf.

30,000 items.60 containers plus 1 oversize.41 microfilm reels.

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Wolf, Lucien, 1857-1930

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Dodge, Cleveland H. (Cleveland Hoadley), 1860-1926

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Elkus, Abram I., 1867-1947

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House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938

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Grayson, Cary T. (Cary Travers), 1878-1938

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American Jewish Relief Committee.

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Gibbons, Herbert Adams, 1880-1934

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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Jusserand, J. J. (Jean Jules), 1855-1932

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Bloomfield, Meyer, 1878-1938

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Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918

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Editor and American ambassador to Great Britain; of New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1889-1917. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20077806 Walter H. Page was editor of The Atlantic Monthly, 1895-98. Prior, he was with the Forum. Robert Johnson worked at the Century magazine. From the description of TLS, 1896 July 1, Boston, Mass. to Robert Underwood Johnson / Walter H. Page. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 37228165 ...

Harbord, James G. (James Guthrie), 1866-1947

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Monetary and Economic Conference (1933 : London, England)

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Hoskins, Franklin E. (Franklin Evans), 1858-1920

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Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962), wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was an especially active and visible First Lady who, it was claimed, did more to popularize the Roosevelt administration than any other person or factor. Her innumerable trips across the country and visits to workers and their families did much to promote her as one of the people, a democrat with a small "d." She was the first president's wife to hold White House press conferences, and millions of p...

Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928

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