Collection  |  Manuscript/Mixed Material William Jennings Bryan papers,

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Title

  • William Jennings Bryan papers,

Summary

  • Correspondence, military papers and other documents, editorials, speeches, articles, reports, scrapbooks, photograph album, and other material chiefly relating to the presidential campaign of 1896 and to Bryan's efforts to preserve world peace, his career as a lecturer for the Chautauqua Institution and its affiliates, and his interest in prohibition, political and monetary reform, and religious issues. Includes an unpublished biography prepared by his daughter, Grace Bryan Hargreaves.
  • Correspondents include Newton Diehl Baker, Bernard M. Baruch, Johann Heinrich von Bernstorff, Edward William Bok, Evangeline Cory Booth, William Edgar Borah, Charles Walter Bryan, Albert Sidney Burleson, Andrew Carnegie, Calvin Coolidge, Josephus Daniels, Paul Fuller, Martin Henry Glynn, Gilbert M. Hitchcock, Cordell Hull, Ollie M. Jones, David Starr Jordan, Frank B. Kellogg, George W. Kirchwey, Claude Kitchin, Robert M. La Follette, Sr., Robert Lansing, John Lind, David Lloyd George, Boaz Walton Long, William Gibbs McAdoo, Vance Criswell McCormick, Aimee Semple McPherson, John Raleigh Mott, George William Norris, Lee S. Overman, George Foster Peabody, Raymond Robins, James Brown Scott, Charles Monroe Sheldon, Morris Sheppard, Sir Cecil Spring-Rice, Billy Sunday, Huston Thompson, William Allen White, and Woodrow Wilson.

Contributor Names

  • Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925.

Subject Headings

  • -  Baker, Newton Diehl,--1871-1937--Correspondence
  • -  Baruch, Bernard M.--(Bernard Mannes),--1870-1965--Correspondence
  • -  Bernstorff, Johann Heinrich,--Graf von,--1862-1939--Correspondence
  • -  Bok, Edward William,--1863-1930--Correspondence
  • -  Booth, Evangeline,--1865-1950--Correspondence
  • -  Borah, William Edgar,--1865-1940--Correspondence
  • -  Bryan, C. W.--(Charles Walter),--1863-1927--Correspondence
  • -  Burleson, Albert Sidney,--1863-1937--Correspondence
  • -  Carnegie, Andrew,--1835-1919--Correspondence
  • -  Coolidge, Calvin,--1872-1933--Correspondence
  • -  Daniels, Josephus,--1862-1948--Correspondence
  • -  Fuller, Paul,---1947--Correspondence
  • -  Glynn, Martin Henry,--1871-1924--Correspondence
  • -  Hargreaves, Grace Bryan
  • -  Hitchcock, Gilbert M.--(Gilbert Monell),--1859-1934--Correspondence
  • -  Hull, Cordell,--1871-1955--Correspondence
  • -  Jones, Oliver Morton,--1867---Correspondence
  • -  Jordan, David Starr,--1851-1931--Correspondence
  • -  Kellogg, Frank B.--(Frank Billings),--1856-1937--Correspondence
  • -  Kirchwey, George W.--(George Washington),--1855-1942--Correspondence
  • -  Kitchin, Claude,--1869-1923--Correspondence
  • -  La Follette, Robert M.--(Robert Marion),--1855-1925--Correspondence
  • -  Lansing, Robert,--1864-1928--Correspondence
  • -  Lind, John,--1854-1930--Correspondence
  • -  Lloyd George, David,--1863-1945--Correspondence
  • -  Long, Boaz Walton,--1876-1962--Correspondence
  • -  McAdoo, W. G.--(William Gibbs),--1863-1941--Correspondence
  • -  McCormick, Vance Criswell,--1872-1946--Correspondence
  • -  McPherson, Aimee Semple,--1890-1944--Correspondence
  • -  Mott, John R.--(John Raleigh),--1865-1955--Correspondence
  • -  Morris, George William,--1861-1944--Correspondence
  • -  Overman, Lee S.--(Lee Slater),--1854-1930--Correspondence
  • -  Peabody, George Foster,--1852-1938--Correspondence
  • -  Robins, Raymond,--1873-1954--Correspondence
  • -  Scott, James Brown,--1866-1943--Correspondence
  • -  Sheldon, Charles Monroe,--1857-1946--Correspondence
  • -  Sheppard, Morris,--1875-1941--Correspondence
  • -  Spring Rice, Cecil,--Sir,--1859-1918--Correspondence
  • -  Sunday, Billy,--1862-1935--Correspondence
  • -  Thompson, Huston--Correspondence
  • -  White, William Allen,--1868-1944--Correspondence
  • -  Wilson, Woodrow,--1856-1924--Correspondence
  • -  United States.--Department of State
  • -  Chautauqua Institution
  • -  Presidents--United States--Election--1896
  • -  Monetary policy--United States
  • -  Peace
  • -  Prohibition
  • -  Religion
  • -  Nebraska--Politics and government
  • -  United States--Politics and government--1865-1933

Notes

  • -  Arranged in eight series. Series 1: General Correspondence, 1879-1931; Series 2: Special Correspondence, 1883-1915; Series 3: Subject File, 1898-1925; Series 4: Speech, Article, and Report File, 1877-1940; Series 5: Miscellany, 1877-1925; Series 6: Biographer's Papers, 1924-1934; Series 7: Addition, 1913-1921; and Series 8: Oversize, 1905-1925.
  • -  Gift and deposit converted to gift, Mary Baird Bryan and other Bryan family members, 1926-1945.
  • -  Other gift, purchase, and transfer, 1970-1985.
  • -  Phonograph records transferred to Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.
  • -  Author, lawyer, orator, and U.S. representative from Nebraska and secretary of state.
  • -  Collection material in English.
  • -  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms006014

Medium

  • 18,000 items.
  • 59 containers plus 7 oversize.
  • 24.8 linear feet.

Repository

Library of Congress Control Number

  • mm75014217

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  • Open to research.

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