Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, 1877-1955 (bulk 1900-1907).

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Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, 1877-1955 (bulk 1900-1907).

Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Bunau-Varilla's activities in the United States (1900-1907), his efforts relating to the Panama Canal, and his role in the Panamanian revolution and as minister plenipotentiary for the new government. Includes material pertaining to the Hay-Bunau-Varilla treaty of 1903 and an eyewitness account of volcanic activity in Nicaragua in 1902. Correspondents include Manuel Amador Guerrero, John Bigelow, Theodore E. Burton, Gustave Eiffel, William Crawford Gorgas, Mark Alonzo Hanna, John Hay, J.J. Jusserand, Ferdinand de Lesseps, Henry Cabot Lodge, and Theodore Roosevelt.

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Bigelow, John, 1817-1911

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John Bigelow was born in Malden-on-Hudson, New York. He was admitted to the bar in 1838. From 1849 to 1861, he was one of the editors and co-owners of the New York Evening Post. He was active in the Republican Party and in 1860, President Abraham Lincoln appointed him American Consul in Paris in 1861 and later served as American ambassador to France. After the Civil War's conclusion, he returned to New York, where he assisted Samuel J. Tilden in opposing the corruption that flourished in New ...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

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Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) was born into a prominent Boston family in 1850. Through his mother’s family, the Cabots, Lodge traced his lineage back to the 17th century, with one great-grandfather a leading Federalist during the Revolutionary period. Growing up in both an intellectual and privileged household, "Cabot" took naturally to academic subjects, particularly history and literature. Beyond his early devotion to scholarly pursuits, Lodge also enjoyed numerous sports and the great outdoor...

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...

Hay, John, 1838-1905

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Brown class of 1858. Secretary to Abraham Lincoln; Ambassador to Court of St. James; Secretary of State; author. From the description of Papers, 1829-1916. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122598680 American diplomat and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cleveland, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644640373 Statesman, poet, Secretary of State. ...

Amador Guerrero, Manuel, 1833-1909

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

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Jusserand was a French author and diplomat who was the French minister to Washington, 1902-1925. From the description of [Letters to] Prof. Yeomans / Jusserand. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 501844336 Jean Jules Jusserand was a French diplomat and author. He was ambassador to the United States from 1902 to 1925. A close friend of every U.S. President during that period, he did much to promote friendly Franco-American relations and to win the United States to the Allie...

Eiffel, Gustave, 1832-1923

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Gustave Eiffel was a French structural engineer, architect, entrepreneur and specialist of metallic structures. He is acclaimed for designing the world-famous Eiffel Tower, built 1887-1889 for the 1889 Universal Exposition in Paris, France. Notable among his other works is the armature for the Statue of Liberty, New York Harbor, United States. Eiffel graduted from the École Centrale Paris (Central School of Arts and Manufactures) in 1855. Paul Buquet was the director of the school from 1895 to ...

Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904

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Marcus Alonzo Hanna was born on September 24, 1837, in New Lisbon (in 1895 renamed Lisbon), Ohio, to Dr. Leonard and Samantha Hanna. Leonard's father, Benjamin Hanna, a Quaker of Scotch-Irish descent, was a wealthy store owner in New Lisbon. Dr. Hanna practiced in Columbiana County, where New Lisbon was located, until he suffered a spinal injury while riding. After the accident, he joined the family business, B., L., and T. Hanna, by now a major grocery and goods brokering firm. Samantha, née Co...

Burton, Theodore E. (Theodore Elijah), 1851-1929

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U.S. Representative (1889-91, 1895-1909, and 1921-28) and Senator (1909-15 and 1928-29) from Cleveland, Ohio. While in Congress, Burton was involved in a number of important issues of the day, and was also a prominent figure in Republican Party politics. He maintained a lifelong involvement in the international peace movement. Burton was a candidate in the 1907 Cleveland mayoral election, losing to Democrat Tom L. Johnson. A bachelor, he was close to his niece, Grace Burton, who became a politic...

Bunau-Varilla, Philippe, 1859-1940

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Panamanian diplomat and engineer. From the description of Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, 1877-1955 (bulk 1900-1907). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449105 Biographical Note 1859, July 26 Born, Paris, France 1880 Graduated, École Polytechnique, Paris, France ...

Lesseps, Ferdinand de, 1805-1894.

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French diplomatist and noted engineer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to the Marquise Visconti, 1861 Nov. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591336 Lesseps was a French diplomat and promoter of the Suez Canal. From the description of Autograph letter signed , 1878 June, and carte-de-visite. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872482 ...

Gorgas, William Crawford, 1854-1920

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William Crawford Gorgas, an authority in the control of yellow fever, worked as sanitation expert in the preparation and construction of the Panama Canal. He was instrumental in the investigation and control of yellow fever in Cuba, Central and South America, and Africa. Gorgas was appointed Surgeon General of the United States Army January 1914. From the description of William Crawford Gorgas papers, 1912-1937. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 244484754 A m...

Panama. 1903 Nov. 18.

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