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Thomas Brackett Reed Collection

 



Correspondence, 1860-1914
0.25 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M154.1

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Series Description:
The correspondence contains approximately 200 letters, 1860-1914, between Reed and his family, friends and colleagues, the bulk of them written by Reed. The letters are personal, professional and political; covering subjects as diverse as Republican politics, House of Representatives business, and his friendship with Theodore Roosevelt. Most of those to George Gifford are in French.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Restrictions: None.


Clippings, Biographical Essays, Printed Ephemera, and Realia, [1880-1976?]
0.25 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M154.2

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Series Description:
Biographical records, together with 20th century academic essays on Reed; clippings including obituaries, eulogies and biographical sketches; and printed ephemera relating to Reed. There is also a campaign ribbon with a campaign button portrait of Reed attached.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.

Restrictions: None.


Jenney Microfiche and Related Typescripts, 1838-1918
62 fiche.

Catalog Number:M154.3

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Series Description:
A set of 62 master microfiche containing letters, 1838-1918; speeches and essays, from College through the 1890s; diaries, 1882-1902; and articles, etc., by Reed; together with material concerning him. Also includes typescript translations (compiled by researcher Robert Gallagher) of the diaries Reed wrote in French, 1882-1902, that appear on the Jenney microfiche. The fiche are kept in the donor's original order.

Arrangement: No formal arrangement.

General Note: Copy fiche available for patron use.

Restrictions: None.


Scrapbooks, 1870-1901
2.0 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M154.4

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Series Description:
Twelve scrapbooks of newspaper clippings pertaining to Thomas B. Reed and the political issues and campaigns of the day. The 1897-1898 volumes contain large color political cartoons from Puck and other magazines. The 1894 volume includes clippings concerning the silver/ gold/ bimetalism debate. The 1900-1901 volume contains clippings concerning anti-imperialist views and the potential political consequences of Reed opposing President Roosevelt on this issue.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Restrictions: None.


 
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