University of Washington
U.S. representative and public officer of Seattle, Washington
University of Washington
Journalist and Indian scout
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
The collection consists of a microfilm copy of the correspondence of Archibald Willingham Butt from 1908-1912. The letters were written primarily by Butt to his mother, Pamela R.B. Butt, to his sister, Julia Butt (Mrs. John M. Slaton), and to Clara Butt; a few letters are to Butt from others, including Julia Ward Howe, author of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." Letters date from 8 April, 1908 to 27 February 1912. Topics discussed are Butt's service as a presidential aide; Presidents Roosevelt, Taft, and other officials; the personal relationship between Taft and Roosevelt; the Roosevelt and Taft families; social life in Washington, D.C.; life in the White House, including notes on its furnishings, portraits painted of Roosevelt and Taft, and visiting dignitaries; and the incident involving Secretary of the Interior Richard Ballinger and U.S. Forest Service chief Gifford Pinchot. Typed copies of most letters follow each original handwritten or typed letter. A few undated items and ... Read More
University of Michigan - William L. Clements Library
The Russell A. Alger family papers contain personal and professional correspondence of Alger, who served as governor of Michigan (1885-1887), United States Secretary of War (1897-1899), and United States Senator (1902-1907). The collection also includes military correspondence related to the Spanish-American War, materials from a distant branch of the Alger family in Ohio and Missouri, and letters related to United States Representative Bruce Alger's experiences in the Army Air Corps during the Second World War
Cornell University Libraries
16 items including two pages of an issue of the American Mercury newspaper (Hartford, Connecticut, June 24, 1823); indenture conveying a plot of land in Levanna, Onondaga County, New York from Henry Kerr to John Richardson, 1798; three manuscript poems in various hands, including "Song of the Fugitive Slave," undated; a legal opinion in a case involving a disputed trust fund, 1861; and letters, including a short note from Theodore Roosevelt, on State of New York Executive Chamber letterhead, promising to help F.J. Potter, 1900. Correspondents besides Roosevelt include S. [?] R. Crouse, P.L. Curtis, William L. Benson, and Guy O. Hinman. Most of the letters focus on family news
Cornell University Libraries
Included are manuscripts of 16 essays (ca.1886) written by Mr. White while an undergraduate at Cornell; extracts from lectures on paleontologyand geology given by Professor Henry Shaler Williams, 1886-87; Junior Prize for Oratory medal, 1887; two candlesticks inscribed "Second Prize, Land and Water Contest"; record book pertaining to the Salina and Central Square Plank Road Company of Syracuse, a railroad company of which White was a stockholder and officer, including minutes of Board of Directors' meetings, accounts, an undated list of stockholders, and correspondence, 1905-14; letter to White from Theodore Roosevelt, 1914; two autograph books; clippings, broadsides, four phonograph albums, and programs (ca. 1934-ca. 1954) concerning the musical career of Mrs. White (Claire AlceĢe); two framed portraits of the Whites by Frank Salisbury; family photographs; a library inventory; five scrapbooks; and a Russian tea set sent as a gift from Andrew Dickson White while he served as U.S. ... Read More
Cornell University Libraries
Letters, legal documents, and other official communications, mainly concerning business transactions. Documents include indentures conveying plots of land to new owners (1798 and 1845), the will of New York City merchant William Constable (1817), a butcher's license to operate in Albany (1823), receipts for purchases (1833), appointment of a deacon for the Methodist Episcopal Church in Watertown (1836), an appropriation of funds to Abraham V. Putnam from the Commissioners of the Canal Fund for enlargement of the Erie Canal (1843), a commission for a colonel in the state militia (1844), official communications from the U.S. Treasury (1861, 1865), and a trademark registration from the U.S. Patent Office (1907). Letters discuss politics, social and speaking engagements, and family news. Also included is a circular from the headquarters of the Republican County Committee (1878), signed by Frank Hiscock, asking the recipient to send in a list of names of local "luke-warm Republicans, ... Read More
Cornell University Libraries
Files of the New York State Civil Service Reform Association and the National Civil Service Reform League concern the organization, development, history, and activities of these associations. They include correspondence, briefs, extracts, reports, clippings, pamphlets, and other material on appointments, removals
University of Kentucky
The collection is comprised of 35 1/4" reel to reel audio tapes. They contain Senator Alben Barkley's last speech, Will Rogers commentaries, various Oral History Project tapes that include speeches by Woodrow Wilson, The Duke of Windsor, William Jenning Bryan, Lindburgh's speech to the DC Press Club, Bertrand Russell Nobel prize acceptance speech, Franklin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, the only known recording of Thomas Edison, the coronation of George VI and "The History of Recorded Sound" series
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Papers of Stern, a Milwaukee lawyer who served as an alderman, 1908-1910, state assemblyman, 1910-1912, and a major apologist for Germany's cause during World War I. Included are primarily personal and family correspondence, much of which is in German, clippings and comments on the war, brief aldermanic papers with information on a nation-wide survey on street maintenance and financing, legislative papers pertaining to a law establishing non-partisan municipal elections, financial papers of Stern's father's wholesale dry goods business, and other documents -- Prominent correspondents include Benjamin Harrison, Werner Hegemann, Robert M. La Follette, Sr., Theodore Roosevelt, and Carl Schurz (concerning the Schurz Memorial Association)


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