George B. Cortelyou papers, 1871-1948 (bulk 1897-1908).

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Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940. George B. Cortelyou papers, 1871-1948 (bulk 1897-1908).

George B. Cortelyou papers, 1871-1948 (bulk 1897-1908).

Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Cortelyou's duties as secretary to Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt; to his service as U.S. secretary of commerce and labor, U.S. postmaster general, and U.S. secretary of the treasury; and to his work as chairman of the Republican National Committee. Other topics include the election of 1904, the Spanish-American War, and the 1901 Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, N.Y. Correspondents include Alvey A. Adee, Robert Low Bacon, Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, Cornelius Newton Bliss, Edward William Bok, Charles J. Bonaparte, Nicholas Murray Butler, Joseph Gurney Cannon, Andrew Carnegie, James Sullivan Clarkson, Grover Cleveland, Charles Gates Dawes, William R. Day, Elmer Dover, Charles W. Fairbanks, John H. Finley, Moreton Frewen, Richard Watson Gilder, Marcus Alonzo Hanna, Benjamin Harrison, John Hay, Frank H. Hitchcock, Henry Cabot Lodge, William Loeb, Ida Saxton McKinley, William McKinley, James Clark McReynolds, Victor Howard Metcalf, William H. Moody, Harry S. New, Henry C. Payne, Thomas Collier Platt, Jacob A. Riis, Elihu Root, Theodore Roosevlet, Nathan B. Scott, Leslie M. Shaw, John Sherman, Charles Emory Smith, Oscar S. Straus, and William H. Taft.

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