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Collection Title:
Creator:
Arkell, W. J. (William J.), 1856-1930.
Inclusive Dates:
1881 1882 1883 1884 1885 1886 1887 1888 1889 1890 1891 1892 1893 1894, 
Abstract:
Papers of the American publisher, journalist. One commemorative menu, rest is business and personal correspondence, largely in connection with the Judge, a weekly magazine of wit and humor which began publication in 1881 in New York. Correspondents include August Belmont, James G. Blaine, George W. Childs, Charles A. Dana, Chauncey M. Depew, Joseph W. Drexel, Stephen B. Elkins, Joseph B. Foraker, George Jay Gould, David B. Hill, Collis P. Huntington, Robert Ingersoll, Levi P. Morton, John C. New, Bill Nye, William W. Phelps, Thomas B. Reed, Whitelaw Reid, Samuel Sloan, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and William Kissam Vanderbilt.
Type of Material:
Correspondence.
Subject:
The Judge (New York, N.Y.)
Journalists.
Publishers.
Journalism
Publishing, printing and book arts
Journalism -- United States.
Journalists -- United Statese.
Publishers and publishing -- United States.
2.
Creator:
Huntington, Collis Potter, 1821-1900.
Inclusive Dates:
1797 1798 1799 1800 1801 1802 1803 1804 1805 1806 1807 1808 1809 1810 1811 1812 1813 1814 1815 1816 1817 1818 1819 1820 1821 1822 1823 1824 1825 1826 1827 1828 1829 1830 1831 1832 1833 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844 1845 1846 1847 1848 1849 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858 1859 1860 1861 1862 1863 1864 1865 1866 1867 1868 1869 1870 1871 1872 1873 1874 1875 1876 1877 1878 1879 1880 1881 1882 1883 1884 1885 1886 1887 1888 1889 1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899 1900 1901 1902 1903 1904, 
Abstract:
Papers of the American railroad magnate and capitalist, whose financial interests included steamship, manufacturing, construction, and land companies. Philanthropist, trustee of the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute and supporter of Tuskegee Institute. Collection includes incoming correspondence (1856-1904); letterpress copybooks (1868-1901); legal and financial (including real estate) records (1797-1901); amd personal papers (1862-1901). Notable among the real estate records are documents relating to the furnishing and household expenses of Huntington's San Francisco residence, and records relating to the design, construction, decoration, furnishing, and maintenance of Huntington's palatial home on 57th St. in New York City.
Type of Material:
Account books.
Bills of sale.
Blueprints (reprographic copies)
Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence.
Daybooks.
Deeds.
Ledgers (account books)
Letterpress copybooks.
Maps.
Mortgages.
Photographs.
Receipts (financial records)
Stock certificates.
Subject:
United States -- History -- 1865-1898.
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Capitalists and financiers.
Entrepreneurs.
Philanthropists.
Railroads
Business and Industry
California, History, 1850-1950.
Capitalists and financiers, United States.
Ciphers.
Entrepreneurship.
Palaces -- United States.
Philanthropists -- United States.
Railroad law -- United States.
Railroads -- California.
Railroads -- History.
Railroads -- Freight -- Rates.
Railroads -- United States.
Railroads and state -- United States.
Upper class -- United States.
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Collection Title:
Creator:
Keifer, Joseph Warren, 1836-1932.
Inclusive Dates:
1858 1859 1860 1861 1862 1863 1864 1865 1866 1867 1868 1869 1870 1871 1872 1873 1874 1875 1876 1877 1878 1879 1880 1881 1882 1883 1884 1885 1886 1887 1888 1889 1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899 1900 1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929,  1881 1882 1883, 
Abstract:
U.S. Army officer (U.S. Civil War, Spanish-American War) and legislator (U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio, 1877-1885, 1905-1911). Collection contains correspondence, primarily from 1881-1883, when Keifer was Speaker of the House of Representatives, and two items of miscellany. Incoming letters, mostly from military and political figures, of Susan B. Anthony, James G. Blaine, William Jennings Bryan, Carrie Chapman Catt, James A. Garfield, Marcus A. Hanna, Warren G. Harding, Rutherford B. Hayes, Nicholas Longworth, Whitelaw Reid, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John Sherman, William Tecumseh Sherman, William Howard Taft, Leonard Wood, and others.
Type of Material:
Correspondence.
Subject:
United States -- Politics and government, 1865-1933.
Legislators.
Soldiers.
Military history
Politics, government and public administration
Civil War (U.S.)
Legislators -- United States.