Papers of J. Franklin Jameson, 1604-1994 (bulk 1900-1930).

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Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937. Papers of J. Franklin Jameson, 1604-1994 (bulk 1900-1930).

Papers of J. Franklin Jameson, 1604-1994 (bulk 1900-1930).

Correspondence, diaries, mss. of writings, lecture notes, autobiographical memoranda, family papers, photographs, printed materials and other papers relating primarily to historical research and writing; the founding and early history of the American Historical Association and American Historical Review; the movement for the establishment of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration; guides to and copying of material pertaining to American history in foreign repositories; and the Dictionary of American Biography. Includes Jameson's files as director of the Dept. of Historical Research of the Carnegie Institution of Washington (1905-1928); papers pertaining to his activities as a member of the American Council of Learned Societies; and files kept by Leo F. Stock for his compilation, Proceedings and Debates of the British Parliaments Respecting North America (1924) and his joint editorship with Elizabeth Donnan of An Historian's World: Selections from the Correspondence of John Franklin Jameson (1956). Correspondents include many prominent American and European historians of the period, librarians, and others such as Henry Adams, James Bryce, Abel Doysié, Max Farrand, Worthington Chauncey Ford, James Gibbons, Daniel Coit Gilman, Albert Bushnell Hart, Roscoe R. Hill, J. J. Jusserand, Waldo G. Leland, Andrew C. McLaughlin, Herbert Putnam, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root, and Woodrow Wilson.

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Farrand, Max, 1869-1945

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