Papers of Charles Henry Brent, 1860-1991 (bulk 1901-1929).

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Brent, Charles Henry, 1862-1929. Papers of Charles Henry Brent, 1860-1991 (bulk 1901-1929).

Papers of Charles Henry Brent, 1860-1991 (bulk 1901-1929).

Correspondence, diaries, sermon notes, speeches and articles, reports, memoranda, family and personal correspondence, obituaries, Bibles, printed matter, memorabilia, scrapbooks. and photographs. The collection documents Brent's service as chief of the chaplain service, American Expeditionary Forces, his years as missionary bishop of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines, his duties as bishop of the Diocese of Western New York, his participation in several international conferences on opium and narcotics, and his work in the World Conference on Faith and Order and other ecumenical bodies. Includes correspondence (1931-1949) of Brent's sister, Helen C. C. Brent, as well as his correspondence with her and other family members. Also includes materials gathered by Remsen B. Ogilby for an unpublished biography of Brent, entitled The Impatient Crusader. Correspondents include Lyman Abbott, James Bryce, Nicholas Murray Butler, Austen Chamberlain, Calvin Coolidge, Randall Davidson, Samuel S. Drury, W. Cameron Forbes, Herbert Hoover, Philander Chase Knox, Cosmo Gordon Lang, J. Pierpont Morgan, John R. Mott, Alfred C. W. H. Northcliffe, Walter Hines Page, Francis G. Peabody, George Wharton Pepper, John J. Pershing, Whitelaw Reid, Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root, William Howard Taft, Reginald N. Willcox, and Leonard Wood.

14,740 items.72 containers.32 linear feet.

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Brent, Helen C. C.

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Mott, John R. (John Raleigh), 1865-1955

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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921

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Lawyer and public official. From the description of Papers of Philander C. Knox, 1893-1922 (bulk 1901-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79632215 Philander C. Knox (1853-1921) was an attorney and politician from southwest Pennsylvania. Knox served as U.S. Attorney General (1901-1904), U.S. Senator (1904-1909, 1917-1921), and as Secretary of State (1909-1913) under William Howard Taft. From the description of Philander C. Knox letter to N.B. Billingsley, 1882 M...

Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947

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Ogilby, Remsen B., -1943

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World Conference on Faith and Order

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Robert H. Gardiner was a lawyer and an active member of the Episcopal Church. He was appointed as the first secretary of the Episcopal Church's Commission on a World Conference on Faith and Order. After August, 1920, he served as General Secretary of the world-wide and interdenominational Continuation Committee appointed by the Preliminary Conference at Geneva. Ralph W. Brown was a graduate of Harvard College and a member of the Episcopal Church. He began preliminary work for the Conference in 1...

Brent family.

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Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959

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Forbes was an American business and government executive. He served as governor-general of the Philippines, 1909-1913, and ambasador to Japan, 1930-1932. From the description of W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes images of the Philippines, 1907-1946. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612734531 From the guide to the W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes images of the Philippines, 1907-1946., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Busin...

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 ...

Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922

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American clergyman, author, and editor who worked with Henry Ward Beecher as co-editor of the "Christian Union." From the description of Autograph, 1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367554802 American author. From the description of Letter : Cornwall on Hudson, [N.Y.] to Mr. Bok, 1908 Oct. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33376379 Lyman Abbott was an influential American pastor and author. Born in Massachusetts and educated i...

Brent, Charles Henry, 1862-1929

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Episcopal bishop, missionary, author; chief of chaplain services, Amer. Exped. Forces during WWI. From the description of Letter to Mrs. J. Malcolm Forbes [manuscript], 1927 May 6. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647953607 Clergyman and missionary. From the description of Papers of Charles Henry Brent, 1860-1991 (bulk 1901-1929). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449272 Biographical Note ...

Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913

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Collector. From the description of John Pierpont Morgan collection of signers of the Declaration of Independence, 1761-1803. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79448959 Financier, industrial organizer, and art collector. Born in 1837 in Hartford, John Pierpont Morgan was educated in the U.S. and Europe before embarking on a career as a banker. From his first position as an unsalaried clerk at the New York banking firm of Duncan, Sherman & Company, Morgan went on to become a ...

Willcox, Reginald N.

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Root, Elihu, 1845-1937

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Elihu Root, born in Clinton, NY, attended Hamilton College (A.B., 1864, A.M. in course, 1867) and University Law School of New York. He served as member Alaskan Boundary Tribunal; United States District Attorney, Southern New York, 1883 - 85; Secretary of War, 1899 - 1904; Secretary of State, 1905 - 09; U.S. Senator from New York, 1909 - 15; Senior Counsel for the U.S., North Atlantic Fisheries Arbitration, The Hague, 1910; Ambassador at Head of Special Diplomatic Mission to Russia, 1...

Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922

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Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933

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Chamberlain, Austen, Sir, 1863-1937

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British statesman. From the description of Letter : 58 Rutland Gate, to Mrs. Tweedie, 1935 July 26. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122319042 Epithet: politician Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001083.0x0000fe Sir Joseph Austen Chamberlain was born in Birmingham in 1863 an...

Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927

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General (GEN) Leonard Wood was stationed at Headquarters, Eastern Department, Governor's Island, NY on 16 November 1914. From the description of Leonard Wood papers, 1914. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 61241654 Leonard Wood was a physician who served as Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army (1910-1914), military governor of Cuba (1899-1902) and Governor-General of the Philippines (1921-1927). His son Osborne (sometimes spelled Osborn) at the time of this lette...

Episcopal Church. Diocese of Western New York

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Davidson, Randall Thomas, 1848-1930

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Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930

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William Howard Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician who served as U.S. President (1908-1912) and Chief Justitce of the Supreme Court (1921-1930). 1857 Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 15th 1878 Graduated from Yale University 1880 Graduated from Cincinnati Law School ...

United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces

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Historical Note American Expeditionary Force The American Expeditionary Force (AEF) was the U.S. military force in Europe during World War I. Although a division commanded by General John J. Pershing was sent to France in June 1917, most of the AEF was manned as a result of passage of the Selective Service Act (40 Stat. 76) by the U.S. Congress on 18 May 1917, creating the Selective Service System. The Act gave the president the p...

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...

Lang, Cosmo Gordon, 1864-1945

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Archbishop of York (1909-1928). From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bishopthorpe, to J.P. Morgan, 1918 Apr. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598282 Archbishop of York (1909-1928) and Archbishop of Canterbury (1928-1942). From the description of Manuscript notes : Cincinnati, undated [1918]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270599124 From the description of Autograph letter signed : LondonJ. P. Morgan, 1929 Sept. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat r...

Northcliffe, Alfred Harmsworth, viscount, 1865-1922

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British newspaper publisher; owner of London Daily News and founder of the Daily Mail and the Daily Mirror; Director of Propaganda under Lloyd George. From the description of Articles and letters by Lord Northcliffe [manuscript], 1914-1918. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647998226 ...