Collection  |  Manuscript/Mixed Material Ray Stannard Baker papers,

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Title
Ray Stannard Baker papers,
Summary
Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, drafts of books and articles, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed matter concerning Baker's career in newspaper and magazine writing especially with the Chicago Record and McClure's Magazine, his role in the Paris Peace Conference, and his family and early life. Subjects include progressivism, labor conditions, and development of industrialism. Papers collected by Baker for his biography of Woodrow Wilson consist of Wilson's correspondence including letters to Ellen Axson Wilson, interviews, and other material relating to Wilson and his family. Also includes a bibliography of Baker's writings, portions of the autobiography of Robert M. La Follette (1855-1925), and material relating to Baker's study of African Americans in the Progressive era, "Following the Color Line."
Correspondents include Jane Addams, Albert A. Boyden, Frank Nelson Doubleday, W.E.B. Du Bois, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel, Norman Hapgood, Ben B. Lindsey, S.S. McClure, George Foster Peabody, John S. Phillips, Theodore Roosevelt, Upton Sinclair, Lincoln Steffens, Ida M. Tarbell, Booker T. Washington, William Allen White, Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, Woodrow Wilson, and Leonard Wood.
Contributor Names
Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946.
Subject Headings
-  Addams, Jane,--1860-1935--Correspondence
-  Boyden, Albert A.--(Albert Augustus),--1875-1925--Correspondence
-  Doubleday, Frank Nelson,--1862-1934--Correspondence
-  Du Bois, W. E. B.--(William Edward Burghardt),--1868-1963--Correspondence
-  Haeckel, Ernst,--1834-1919--Correspondence
-  Hapgood, Norman,--1868-1937--Correspondence
-  La Follette, Robert M.--(Robert Marion),--1855-1925
-  Lindsey, Ben B.--(Ben Barr),--1869-1943--Correspondence
-  McClure, S. S.--(Samuel Sidney),--1857-1949--Correspondence
-  Peabody, George Foster,--1852-1938--Correspondence
-  Phillips, John S.--(John Sanburn),--1861-1949--Correspondence
-  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919--Correspondence
-  Sinclair, Upton,--1878-1968--Correspondence
-  Steffens, Lincoln,--1866-1936--Correspondence
-  Tarbell, Ida M.--(Ida Minerva),--1857-1944--Correspondence
-  Washington, Booker T.,--1856-1915--Correspondence
-  White, William Allen,--1868-1944--Correspondence
-  Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt,--1872-1961--Correspondence
-  Wilson, Ellen Axson--Correspondence
-  Wilson, Woodrow,--1856-1924
-  Wilson, Woodrow,--1856-1924--Correspondence
-  Wood, Leonard,--1860-1927--Correspondence
-  Baker family
-  Wilson family
-  Paris Peace Conference--(1919-1920)
-  Chicago record
-  McClure's magazine
-  African Americans--History
-  American newspapers--Illinois--Chicago
-  Industries--United States
-  Journalism--United States
-  Labor--United States
-  Progressivism (United States politics)
-  World War, 1914-1918--Peace
Notes
-  Arranged in two series. Series 1: Personal Papers, 1875-1947; and Series 2: Woodrow Wilson File, 1836-1941.
-  Microfilm edition available, no. 18,601.
-  Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service.
-  Gift (originally deposited with the Woodrow Wilson papers, 1939), Ray S. Baker, 1943.
-  Bequest, Ray Stannard Baker, 1947.
-  Other gifts and purchases, 1951-1980.
-  Maps transferred to Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.
-  Some photographs transferred to Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
-  Journalist and author.
-  Collection material in English.
-  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms006006
-  Index available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room.
Medium
30,000 items.
138 containers.
97 microfilm reels.
55.6 linear feet.
Repository
Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home
Library of Congress Control Number
mm78011593
Access Advisory
Open to research.
Language
English
Description
Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, drafts of books and articles, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed matter concerning Baker's career in newspaper and magazine writing especially with the Chicago Record and McClure's Magazine, his role in the Paris Peace Conference, and his family and early life. Subjects include progressivism, labor conditions, and development of industrialism. Papers collected by Baker for his biography of Woodrow Wilson consist of Wilson's correspondence including letters to Ellen Axson Wilson, interviews, and other material relating to Wilson and his family. Also includes a bibliography of Baker's writings, portions of the autobiography of Robert M. La Follette (1855-1925), and material relating to Baker's study of African Americans in the Progressive era, "Following the Color Line." Correspondents include Jane Addams, Albert A. Boyden, Frank Nelson Doubleday, W.E.B. Du Bois, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel, Norman Hapgood, Ben B. Lindsey, S.S. McClure, George Foster Peabody, John S. Phillips, Theodore Roosevelt, Upton Sinclair, Lincoln Steffens, Ida M. Tarbell, Booker T. Washington, William Allen White, Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, Woodrow Wilson, and Leonard Wood.
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