Henry Frederick Lippitt Papers 1881 - 1933


Lippitt, Henry Frederick 1856-1933. Henry Frederick Lippitt Papers 1881 - 1933

Henry Frederick Lippitt Papers 1881 - 1933

The collection is comprised of family and business correspondence, printed materials, newspapers clippings, meeting minutes, photographs, and memorabilia. Business correspondence is represented by carbon copies of the letters from 1881 to 1923 that are bound into 9 letter books. Correspondence: comprised of family and business correspondence. The family correspondence is limited to three folders of manuscript and typescript letters. The business correspondence is primarily Mr. Lippitt's outgoing correspondence. The carbon copies of the letters are bound into 9 letterbooks and are arranged chronologically. They are dated as follows: 1881-1894; 1894-1898; 1887-1898; 1899-1902; 1902-1906; 1906-1908; 1910-1917; 1910-1923; 1918-1923. The letters cover various subjects including yacht racing, acquisitions, building and outfitting; business transactions; financial matters; cotton manufacturing business; elections to the U.S. Senate; matters before the U.S. House of Representatives (from Mr. Lippitt's years as a US Senator); other miscellaneous matters such as travel arrangements and accommodations, household keeping, etc. Among the recipients are several prominent individuals with historic connections to Rhode Island: Theodore F. Greene, Senator George P. Wetmore, Steven O. Metcalf; Hon. William H. Taft, Charles V. Chapin. Preferred Stockholders Manville Jenckes Co. records: comprised of two folders of meeting minutes for 1931-1933. Mr. Lippitt was a chairman of the company. Also included is a separate folder with a proposal for company restructuring as well as financial and legal correspondence on the subject of restructuring. Printed and graphic materials: Consists of family photographs; a leather bound typescript volume titled Weetamoe, Queen of Pocasett, written for Lippitt by Atherton Brownell; a commemorative medal presented to Lippitt in recognition of his service to the American Cotton Manufacturing Industry, October 8 1931; various statements and speeches including: Address ... delivered before the Committee on Judiciary, House of Representatives, Rhode Island General Assembly, February 20, 1923 and The Government of the Philippines: speech of Hon. Henry F. Lippitt, of Rhode Island, in the Senate of the United States, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 1916; three statements presented to the Finance Committee of the U.S. Senate opposing the proposed duties on cotton; newspaper clippings and reprints. An oversize folder includes an election poster and Rhode Island Day at the Centennial Exhibition poster; manuscript agreement between Lippitt and Edward Walcott; a certificate of appointment to the United States Senate

6.5 linear feet (5 clamshell boxes, 2 document boxes, 1 3-SIZE folder)

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Lippitt, Henry, 1818-1891

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Green, Theodore Francis, 1867-1966

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Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930

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Metcalf, Stephen Olney, 1857-

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Lippitt, Henry Frederick 1856-1933

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Henry Frederick Lippitt was born on October 12, 1856 in Providence. He attended private schools, graduated from Brown University in 1878, and entered the cotton manufacturing business. He was director of a bank and of several mill insurance companies, and was vice president of the People's Savings Bank of Providence. He served on the Governor's staff with the rank of colonel in 1888-1889 and was president of the New England Cotton Manufacturers' Association (now the National Textile Association)...

Chapin, Charles V. (Charles Value), 1856-1941

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Charles V. Chapin: Superintendent of Health, Providence, R.I. From the description of Report concerning the state board of health / [Charles V. Chapin]. [1912?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 49480067 Physician, public health officer, educator,and writer. From the description of Papers, 1901-1939. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 145430096 Charles V. Chapin (1856-1941) was born in Providence, Rhode Island to Joshua Bickne...