Gilder-Lehrman Institute for American History Woodrow Wilson Documents

Title

Gilder-Lehrman Institute for American History Woodrow Wilson Documents

Identifier

MS100008

Date

1890-1921

Description

The collection includes scans of Wilson related correspondence in the Gilder-Lehrman Institute collection. A variety of important topics is covered, ranging from the decision to enter World War I to the Paris Peace Conference.

Source

Gilder-Lehrman Institute for American History

Publisher

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library

Contributor

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library

Language

English

Collection Items

Gilder-Lehrman Institute for American History Woodrow Wilson Documents Finding Aid
photographs, manuscripts, cards of Confederate soldier John William Flinn; includes letters, books signed by President Wilson. NOTE: See Gilder-Lehrman Institute

Albert I to Woodrow Wilson
Albert I of Belgium writes Woodrow Wilson to thank the United States for the generosity shown to the Army and the people of Belgium.

Statement given out by Ex-Secretary of the Treasury
William G. McAdoo sends a statement to the press defending the Wilson Administration's actions during the Paris Peace Conference.

Commutation of Sentence
Woodrow Wilson grants an official commutation of sentence to Isaac Sorin, convicted of possession of goods stolen from interstate shipments.

Commutation of Sentence
Woodrow Wilson grants an officicial commutation of sentence to William J. Dodge, convicted of violating the Espionage Act.

Commutation of Sentence
Woodrow Wilson grants an officicial commutation of sentence to Richard E. Polen, convicted of assault with a dangerous weapon in the District of Columbia.

Commutation of Sentence
Woodrow Wilson grants Charles Manfri an official commutation of sentence.

Autograph Notebook of Delegates to the Paris Peace Conference
George E. Foster notebook containing the autographs of the delegates to the Paris Peace Conference.

Commutation of Sentence
Woodrow Wilson grants an officicial commutation of sentence to Fernando R. Ludicke, convicted of violating the Espionage Act.

Commutation of Sentence
Woodrow Wilson grants an officicial commutation of sentence to Otto B. Reichelt, convicted of violating the Espionage Act.

Notes on a Calvin Coolidge Speech
Handwritten notes on a speech given by Calvin Coolidge on the end of World War I and the "German idea."

Woodrow Wilson to Helen H. Gardener
Woodrow Wilson writes Helen H. Gardener to show his distress at her hospitalization and inability to work; he also offers the possibility of his assistance in the future.

Woodrow Wilson to Albert I
Woodrow Wilson replies to a letter from Albert I of Belgium, in which the King thanked the President for American military and material assistance.

Woodrow Wilson to Harvey D. Gibson
Woodrow Wilson writes to Harvey D. Gibson to inform him that he has been chosen as a member of the International War Finance Committee.

Woodrow Wilson to William J. Hampton
Woodrow Wilson writes William J Hampton and expresses his love for his mother.

Certificate
Certificate of life membership in the Red Cross of E.R. Archer.

Reading the Bible
Woodrow Wilson's statement on reading the Bible to the Scripture Gift Society.

Appointment of Philip R. Ward to Lieutenant-Colonel
Philip R. Ward is appointed Lieutenant-Colonel in the Coast Artillery Corps.

Pardon
Woodrow Wilson grants a full pardon to John Burton, convicted of grand larceny.

Woodrow Wilson to Carrie Chapman Catt
Woodrow Wilson writes Carrie Chapman Catt to congratulate her on the passage of a bill extending women's suffrage in North Dakota.

Appointment of John J. Pershing to Major General
The signed certificate of appointment of John J. Pershing as major general in the U.S. Army.

Woodrow Wilson to Bella W. Shope
Woodrow Wilson writes Bella Shope to thank her for her encouraging words following Wilson's re-election as President.

President's Address to Congress
Woodrow Wilson addresses Congress about the issue of railroad employees striking while demanding the institution of an eight-hour work day.

Woodrow Wilson to Mahlon and Bella W. Shope
Woodrow Wilson writes Justice Mahlon Pitney and his wife to thank them for a Kirk pitcher, a wedding present.

Woodrow Wilson to R. Fulton Cutting
Woodrow Wilson writes R. Fulton Cutting to ask him to serve on the Commission for Relief in Belgium.

Woodrow Wilson to Joseph E. Murphy
Woodrow Wilson wrote the managing editor of The Washington Times regarding a story claimed that the President used a faulty typewriter.

Woodrow Wilson to Editor: Washington Times
Woodrow Wilson writes the editor of the Washington Times to ask for an explanation of an article.

President's Typewriter Wri!txs Likxe Th?is
An article from The Washington Times claims the President uses a faulty typewriter.

Commutation of Sentence
Woodrow Wilson issues an official commutation for Robert E. Hicks.

Woodrow Wilson to Willie O. Burr
Woodrow Wilson writes to Willie O. Burr regarding investigation of statements made against Mr. Spellacy.

Woodrow Wilson to Jesse Weik
Woodrow Wilson writes to Jesse W. Weik thanking him for a sample of Lincoln's writing.

YMCA Speech
Excerpt from an address given by Woodrow Wilson in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on the YMCA.

Woodrow Wilson to Thomas Riley Marshall
Woodrow Wilson responds to Thomas R. Marshall's note regarding Wilson's gravely ill wife.

Commutation of Sentence
A form, signed by a Justice Department Attorney, commuting the sentence of Albert Holtzman.

Commutation of Sentence
Woodrow Wilson issues an official commutation of sentence to Albert Holtzman.

Woodrow Wilson to Willie O. Burr
Woodrow Wilson writes William O. Burr to ask about the honesty of one Mr. Noone.

Woodrow Wilson to Gertrude Bondhill
Woodrow Wilson writes to congratulate Gertrude Bondhill on her performance at the Polis Theater.

Notes on Abraham Lincoln
Handwritten notes by Woodrow Wilson on the life of Abraham Lincoln.

Woodrow Wilson to R. H. Selfridge
Woodrow Wilson writes R.H. Selfridge to decline an invitation.

Woodrow Wilson to J. W. Flinn
Woodrow Wilson responds to J.W. Flinn's letter after the death of Wilson's father, and cannot answer Flinn's question about "George."

Woodrow Wilson to Charles D. Warner
Woodrow Wilson declines Charles D. Warner's request to write a biography of Parkman for the American Men of Letters series.

Woodrow Wilson to Azel W. Hazen
Woodrow Wilson thanks A.W. Hazen for a copy of "Elliot's Debates."
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