Papers, 1815-1816, 1845, 1874-1922.


Wales, Edward Howe, 1856-1922. Papers, 1815-1816, 1845, 1874-1922.

Papers, 1815-1816, 1845, 1874-1922.

Consists of correspondence, a letter book, diaries, genealogical materials, and photographs that reflect the family relationships, financial concerns, travel activities, and genealogical interests of Edward Howe Wales. Correspondents include: Bishop Cicero S. Hawks, Blair Gist, Henry Francis du Pont, Ruth Wales du Pont, John Hay, Thomas Nast, Frederic Remington, Elihu Root, Elihu Root, Jr., William K. Vanderbilt, Army and Navy Club of America, Columbia College, Fifth Avenue Bank of New York, Goldfield Deep Mines Company of Nevada, Hyde Park Ice Yacht Club, Larchmont Yacht Club, Metropolitan Club, New York Club, and the White Star Line. Also included are engineering and artistic drawings done by Wales and passenger lists for the White Star Liner, Germanic (1878), and the S.S. Minneapolis (1910). The collection also contains correspondence between Wales and Frederic Remington during Remington's visit to the Adirondack region of New York State, as well as an original drawing by Remington. Materials from the early 19th century include letters collected by Wales, such as those of English poet and author, James Henry Leigh Hunt.

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Wales, Edward Howe, 1856-1922. (person)

Edward Howe Wales was the son of Salem Howe Wales and Frances Elizabeth Johnson and was born in New York City on May 28, 1856. He attend a private day school in the city and graduated from Columbia University in 1877. On December 17, 1885 he married Ruth Holmes Hawks; they had one daughter, Ruth, who married Henry Francis du Pont. Wales was associated with his father in patent work and became an assistant examiner in the U.S. Patent Office. About 1880, he became a stockbrocker. During World War ...

Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902 (person)

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Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909 (person)

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Hay, John, 1838-1905 (person)

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. ...

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Du Pont, Henry Francis, 1880-1969 (person)

Curator of the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum; Winterthur, Delaware. From the description of Henry F. Du Pont interview, 1962 Apr. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502900 Henry Francis du Pont was born at Winterthur, Del., on May 27, 1880, the son of Henry Algernon du Pont and the great-grandson of E. I. du Pont, the founder of the Du Pont Company. He was a director of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company from 1915 until his death in 1969, and a member of its ...

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Salem Howe Wales was a journalist, politician, and philanthropist. Born in Wales, Mass. on Ocotber 4, 1825, he attended the Academy of Attica in New York. In 1846, Wales began his career as a clerk in a New York importing house. From 1848 to 1871 he served as managing editor of Scientific American. Wales was a commissioner to the Paris Exposition (1855), a member of the executive committee of the Christian Commission during the Civil War era, and a member of the Union League Club. In 1873 he bec...

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Root, Elihu, 1845-1937 (person)

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...

Root, Elihu, Jr. (person)

Wales, Frances Elizabeth, 1832-1908. (person)

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Du Pont, Ruth (person)

Ruth Wales du Pont, daughter of Edward H. and Ruth Hawks Wales, was born on June 10, 1889 in New York. She attended Miss Spencer's School in New York City and the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, Md. Her interests included music and historic restoration. She was a trustee of Tryon Palace, New Bern, S.C. On June 24, 1916, she married Henry Francis du Pont in Hyde Park, N.Y.; they had two daughters. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1900]-1951. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record i...

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American priest of the Episcopal Church, church historian, and North Carolina politician. From the description of Francis L. Hawks Letters [manuscript] 1852-1860. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420463382 American divine. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to an unidentified correspondent, [18]53 Aug. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270470744 Protestant Episcopal clergyman, historian, and first president of the U...

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