Grayson Family Photographs Finding Aid

Identifier

FA100044

Date

Description

Family portraits, travel photographs, and some postcards.

Source

Seven grandchildren of Rear Admiral Cary T. Grayson: W. Cabell Grayson, Jr., Katherine G. Wilkins, Leslie H. Grayson, George Grayson, Carinthia A. Grayson, Alicia G. Grayson, and Theodosia H. Grayson.
Gift made 2013.

Publisher

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum

Contributor

Language

English

Arrangement

Organized by trip or theme into folders in ten boxes.

Container List:

Box 1
Folder 1: Old Pueblo Club in Colorado, no date
Folder 2: Bullfight and streetcar, no date
Folder 3: Yosemite National Park, no date
Folder 4: Mexico, 1891 February
Folder 5: Sierra Madre, 1902
Folder 6: Farm/Cabin, no date
Folder 7: Canada, 1910
Folder 8: Canada and Alaska, 1910
Folder 9: Alaska, 1910
Folder 10: Alaska, 1910
Folder 11: Alaska, 1910
Folder 12: Canada, 1911
Folder 13: Banff, 1912 August
Folder 14: Cernobbio, Italy, 1912

Box 2
Folder 1: Polly, no date
Folder 2: Polly, no date
Folder 3: Unidentified woman, no date
Folder 4: Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson, various dates
Folder 5: Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson as a young girl, 1902
Folder 6: Young Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson, various dates
Folder 7: Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson at 15, 1907
Folder 8: Young Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson, various dates
Folder 9: Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson seated, 1910
Folder 10: Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson in lace gown, 1912
Folder 11: Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson on porch, 1912
Folder 12: Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson in Red Cross Uniform, 1930s
Folder 13: The Seigneur magazine, photo of Graysons on page 10, 1932 October
Folder 14: Alice Gordon Grayson, 1939
Folder 15: Alice Gordon Grayson in later years, 1940s
Folder 16: Gertrude Gordon Grayson Harrison at Blue Ridge Farm, 1943
Folder 17: Sketched portrait of Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson, no date
Folder 18: Three portraits, no date
Folder 19: Unidentified man with beard, no date
Folder 20: Mrs. James J. Gordon, 1878
Folder 21: Two portraits of Mrs. James J. Gordon, 1885
Folder 22: Mrs. James J. Gordon, 1890
Folder 23: Mrs. James J. Gordon, no date
Folder 24: James J. Gordon, 1900
Folder 25: Mrs. James J. Gordon and Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson, 1900
Folder 26: James J. Gordon in mining territory, before 1911
Folder 27: James J. Gordon, no date
Folder 28: James J. Gordon and Mrs. James J. Gordon, 1900
Folder 29: James J. Gordon in automobile, 1910
Folder 30: Sandy Fork, 1900
Folder 31: Gordon Family, 1900
Folder 32: Effie, Olivia, and Emma, 1888 September 24
Folder 33: Florence Wilson, 1892 April 11
Folder 34: Cary Sydrior Hall, 1905 January 11
Folder 35: Rona Wood Flournoy, various dates
Folder 36: Mary Josephine and Edna Stanhope Wood, 1890s
Folder 37: Mary Josephine and Edna Stanhope Wood, 1902 February 14
Folder 38: Two women on front porch of house in Los Angeles, 1905 December
Folder 39: Katherine Wood Flournoy, no date
Folder 40: Kathryn G. Flournoy, no date
Folder 41: Young woman, no date
Folder 42: Group at Caldwell, West Virginia, 1918 September
Folder 43: The Three Graces, no date
Folder 44: Unidentified woman in the snow, no date
Folder 45: Unidentified man in military coat, no date
Folder 46: Five u nidentified photographs on card stock

Box 3
Folder 1: Cary T. Grayson, 1884
Folder 2: Cary T. Grayson at Brandy Station, Virginia, 1886
Folder 3: Salubria, 1893
Folder 4: Cary T. Grayson in various groups, various dates
Folder 5: Cary T. Grayson in his twenties, 1900
Folder 6: Cary T. Grayson, James L. Tucker, and J. [Gravely], 1900 August 25
Folder 7: Cary T. Grayson with two unidentified men, 1900
Folder 8: Cary T. Grayson with two unidentified men, 1903
Folder 9: Cary T. Grayson in cap and gown, 1903
Folder 10: Cary T. Grayson in suit, 1905 June
Folder 11: Cary T. Grayson in suit, 1905
Folder 12: Cary T. Grayson in suit, 1905
Folder 13: Cary T. Grayson in front of monument, 1906
Folder 14: Cary T. Grayson with other men, 1906
Folder 15: Cary T. Grayson in navy uniform, sitting under a tree, 1906
Folder 16: Cary T. Grayson portrait, 1907
Folder 17: Newspaper clipping with image of Cary T. Grayson, 1912 June 20
Folder 18: Group photo with Cary T. Grayson, 1912 June
Folder 19: Cary T. Grayson in suit and tie, 1913
Folder 20: Cary T. Grayson in navy uniform at racetrack, before 1916
Folder 21: Portrait of Cary T. Grayson in navy uniform, 1918
Folder 22: Cary T. Grayson in navy uniform with arms crossed, 1918
Folder 23: Various photographs of Cary T. Grayson, various dates
Folder 24: Cary T. Grayson with unidentified man, 1920s
Folder 25: Cary T. Grayson, taken by Carl T. Thoner, 1924
Folder 26: Cary T. Grayson in a suit, late 1920s
Folder 27: Cary T. Grayson entering White House with other navy officers, 1928 January 1
Folder 28: Cary T. Grayson in overcoat and hat, 1930s
Folder 29: Carty T. Grayson on board a ship, 1930s
Folder 30: Cary T. Grayson in front of NBC microphone, 1930s
Folder 31: Cary T. Grayson at desk, 1933 January
Folder 32: Cary T. Grayson being sworn in, 1933 February 20
Folder 33: Cary T. Grayson with turkeys he shot, 1935
Folder 34: Cary T. Grayson with children in various ethnic costumes, 1935
Folder 35: Cary T. Grayson in Red Cross office, 1935
Folder 36: Cary T. Grayson receiving award at William and Mary, 1935 June 10
Folder 37: Cary T. Grayson at annual meeting of the Gorgas Memorial Institute, 1936 November 5
Folder 38: Grayson's burial plot, 1938
Folder 39: Salubria, 1949 March 25
Folder 40: Cary T. Grayson and other navy officers on board a ship, no date
Folder 41: Cary T. Grayson on golf course, no date
Folder 42: Cary T. Grayson and unidentified man in photo booth
Folder 43: Cary T. Grayson in front of monument, 1906
Folder 44: Cary T. Grayson in riding clothes, no date
Folder 45: Cary T. Grayson and elderly man with cane, no date
Folder 46: Cary T. Grayson, taken by Underwood and Underwood, no date
Folder 47: Cary T. Grayson in navy uniform for Cyclopedia of American Biography, no date
Folder 48: Cary T. Grayson standing outside White House, no date
Folder 49: Sketch of Cary T. Grayson, no date
Folder 50: Cary T. Grayson and Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson, 1916
Folder 51: Cary T. Grayson and Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson on horseback, 1916
Folder 52: Cary T. Grayson and Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson with Mrs. Woodrow Wilson at inauguration ceremonies, 1933
Folder 53: Cary T. Grayson and Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson in Atlantic City, 1935
Folder 54: Cary T. Grayson and Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson at Pimlico, 1936 May 17

Box 4
Folder 1: Mrs. James J. Gordon picture in oval frame, no date
Folder 2: Mrs. James J. Gordon picture in ornate frame, no date
Folder 3: Young Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson picture in oval frame, 1899
Folder 4: James J. Gordon picture in engraved silver frame, no date
Folder 5: Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson as a young adult, 1910
Folder 6: Cary T. Grayson picture in silver frame, 1914 May 7
Folder 7: Gordon and Cary Grayson Jr. as toddlers, 1920
Folder 8: Grayson family at Seigniory Club picture in frame, 1932

Box 5
Folder 1: Two unidentified girls at Cary T. Grayson's home in Washington, DC, no date
Folder 2: Unidentified pictures, various dates
Folder 3: Portrait postcards from Walter's Photograph Gallery in Norfolk, Virginia, no date
Folder 4: Small child and dog in front of house, no date
Folder 5: Several pictures of group preparing for hunt on horseback, no date
Folder 6: Small dog, no date
Folder 7: Washington, DC house, no date
Folder 8: The Highlands house in Washington, DC, no date
Folder 9: Children in front of summer cottage, 1900
Folder 10: Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson at 23, 1915
Folder 11: Cary T. Grayson with son, 1918
Folder 12: Grayson toddler, 1919
Folder 13: Alice Gertrude Gordon and Cary Grayson Jr., 1919
Folder 14: Alice Gertrude Gordon and Cary Grayson Jr. with dog Sandy, 1919
Folder 15: Cary T. Grayson Jr., 1919
Folder 16: Baby pictures in green leather carrying case, 1919
Folder 17: Newspaper picture of Gordon and Cary T. Grayson Jr., 1920
Folder 18: Vacation pictures of Cary T. Grayson and sons, 1920s
Folder 19: Various pictures taken at Blue Ridge Summit, 1921
Folder 20: Cary T. Grayson sons as toddlers, 1920s
Folder 21: Grayson family, no date
Folder 22: Grayson family at beach, 1920s
Folder 23: Garden party, 1920s
Folder 24: Children on vacation, 1920s
Folder 25: Elderly woman with sons of Cary T. Grayson, 1920s
Folder 26: Gordon and Cary T. Grayson Jr. as children, 1920s
Folder 27: Dr. Presley  M. Rixey and Grayson family, 1922 December
Folder 28: Home of PM Rixey, no date
Folder 29: Grayson family at Narraganssett Pier, 1924
Folder 30: Grayson family at Narraganssett Pier, 1924
Folder 31: Grayson family in surf at Virginia Beach, 1924
Folder 32: Grayson family at East Hampton, Long Island, 1924 July
Folder 33: Grayson children, 1924 December 20
Folder 34: Grayson family on summer vacation, 1925
Folder 35: Proofs of Grayson family portraits from Underwood & Underwood, 1925
Folder 36: Grayson children on Martha's Vineyard, 1926 August
Folder 37: Grayson children pictures in paper frames, 1920s
Folder 38: Cary T. Grayson, Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson, and Edith Bolling Wilson at Westover, Virginia, 1927
Folder 39: Grayson family trip to Europe, 1929
Folder 40: Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson and sons on vacation, 1930s
Folder 41: Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson and sons on Bermuda, 1930s
Folder 42: Cary T. Grayson Jr. and Richard Henry Lee, 1931
Folder 43: Grayson travel pictures, 1932
Folder 44: Gordon Grayson with St. Albans baseball team, 1935
Folder 45: Gordon Grayson with St. Albans baseball team, 1935
Folder 46: Cary T. Grayson and Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson in Atlantic City, 1935

Box 6
Folder 1: Mr. and Mrs. Davison and sons in Locust Valley, New York, 1937
Folder 2: Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson portrait by Harris & Ewing, no date
Folder 3:  Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson portrait by Selby, no date
Folder 4: James Gordon Grayson portrait by Zansky, 1936
Folder 5:  James Gordon Grayson portrait by Zansky, 1936
Folder 6:  James Gordon Grayson portrait by Zansky, 1936
Folder 7: Cary T. Grayson Jr. portrait, 1936
Folder 8: Cary T. Grayson Jr. portrait, 1936
Folder 9: William Grayson presenting the Grayson trophy to Samuel Chamberlain Doyle and Bill Jennings at St. Albans, 1938 December 19
Folder 10: William Gray and the St. Alban's baseball team, 1939
Folder 11: Grayson family, 1930s
Folder 12: George Leslie Harrison portrait, late 1930s
Folder 13: William Cabell Grayson, 1940s
Folder 14: Grayson family, 1930s
Folder 15: George Leslie Harrison pictures, various dates
Folder 16: Grayson family on a picnic, 1940s
Folder 17: Grayson family at Blue Ridge Farm, 1940s
Folder 18: Undetermined son of Cary T. Grayson on Blue Ridge Farm, 1941 June
Folder 19: Sons of Cary T. Grayson as young men, various dates
Folder 20: Cary T. Grayson Jr. at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, 1943
Folder 21: Protraits of Grayson sons in military uniforms, 1942
Folder 22: Portrait of Cary T. Grayson Jr. in military uniform, 1942
Folder 23: Portrait of Gordon Grayson in military uniform, 1942
Folder 24: William Grayson at Blue Ridge Farm, 1946
Folder 25: Mr. and Mrs. George Leslie Harrison at the Life Insurance Convention at Murray Bay, Canada, 1946 August
Folder 26: Cary T. Grayson Jr. in Washington, DC, 1949
Folder 27: Mr. and Mrs. George Leslie Harrison and the Grayson sons, 1950s
Folder 28: Cary T. Grayson Jr. at the unveiling of the Woodrow Wilson portrait in the Woodrow Wilson Library in Fairfax, Virginia, 1969 January 25
Folder 29: Photoalbum of Cary T. Grayson Jr. at Blue Ridge Farm with horses and children, 2003 May
Folder 30: Memorial program for Cary T. Grayson Jr., Trinity Church, Upperville, Virginia, 2009 March 15

Box 7
Folder 1: Portrait of JC Boyd, Medical Director of US Navy, 1905
Folder 2: Portrait of Walter Scott Wilmarth, 1907 December 25
Folder 3: Portrait of PG McDonnel, 1908
Folder 4: Portrait of Helen H. Taft, 1910
Folder 5: Portrait of Frank H. Hitchcock, 1913 March
Folder 6: Portrait of Ellen Axson Wilson, 1914
Folder 7: Council on National Defense, 1917 July
Folder 8: Colonel House and Woodrow Wilson, before 1919
Folder 9: Cary T. Grayson, Joseph P. Tumulty, and Bernard Baruch, 1919
Folder 10: Cary T. Grayson and Bernard Baruch, 1919
Folder 11: Disturbances in Berlin, 1919 January 6
Folder 12: Cary T. Grayson and Charles C. Wagner on the USS George Washington, 1919 March 12
Folder 13: Captain Edward McCauley and Cary T. Grayson on the USS George Washintgon, 1919
Folder 14: Cary T. Grayson at Paris Peace Conference, 1919
Folder 15: Cary T. Grayson and Bernard Baruch in formal attire, 1919 June
Folder 16: The American Commission to Negotiate Peace Delegates, 1919 June 25
Folder 17: Hugh C. Wallace and Lord Derby in Paris, 1919
Folder 18: Woodrow Wilson's trip west, 1919 September
Folder 19: Pat Harrison, 1920s
Folder 20: "To the School Children of the United States," 1920
Folder 21: Gorgas Institute Associates, late 1920s
Folder 22: Bust of Woodrow Wilson, 1924
Folder 23: Bryant Baker with bust of Woodrow Wilson, 1925
Folder 24: Captain and Mrs. Adolphus Andrews with Cary T. Grayson and Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson at Middleburg Hunt Cup, 1924 April 3
Folder 25: Cary T. Grayson and Dr. Franklin H. Martin, 1928
Folder 26: Cary T. Grayson, Rodney Dutcher, and unidentified man, 1930s
Folder 27: Eleven photos of Cary T. Grayson and others at resort, possibly in Europe, 1930s
Folder 28: Cary T. Grayson, Carter Glass, Bernard Baruch, and two unidentified men, 1930s
Folder 29: Franklin D. Roosevelt with John S. Cohen, Breckinridge Long, WF George, and Cary T. Grayson in Warm Springs, Georgia, 1932 December 2 
Folder 30: Cary T. Grayson with members of teh Senate Committee on Inaugural Arrangements, 1932 December 10
Folder 31: Cary T. Grayson and Eleanor Patterson on the radio, 1932 December 14
Folder 32: Group photo, including President Hoover, on the occassion of the Gorgas prize essay, 1932
Folder 33: Cary T. Grayson and Eleanor Roosevelt, 1933
Folder 34: Cary T. Grayson and Franklin D. Roosevelt in open car, 1933
Folder 35: Cary T. Grayson and Franklin D. Roosevelt on train, 1933
Folder 36: Franklin D. Roosevelt at a dinner speech, 1933
Folder 37: Cary T. Grayson and Franklin D. Roosevelt in a rail car, 1933 January 19
Folder 38: Cary T. Grayson and Franklin D. Roosevelt in a rail car, 1933 January 19
Folder 39: Franklin D. Roosevelt salutes the Democratic donkey in the inaugural parade, 1933 March 4
Folder 40: Inaugural parade on Pennsylvania Ave., 1933 March 4
Folder 41: Cary T. Grayson and Carter Glass in stateroom en route to Europe, 1933 August 11
Folder 42: Saturday Evening Post photograph of Cary T. Grayson and Carter Glass
Folder 43: Cary T. Grayson, Bernard Baruch, and Carter Glass on board ship, 1933 September 15
Folder 44: Cary T. Grayson and Carter Glass at DC's first professional boxing match, 1934 May 29
Folder 45: Cary T. Grayson receiving American Red Cross badge from Dorothy Moore, 1935 April 8
Folder 46: Cary T. Grayson seated, 1936
Folder 47: Gorgas Memorial Institute group photograph, 1936 November 5
Folder 48: Gorgas Memorial Institute group photograph, 1936 November 5
Folder 49:  Franklin D. Roosevelt reviewing inaugural parade with Thomas J. Qualters, James Roosevelt, and Cary T. Grayson, 1937 January 20
Folder 50: Mr. and Mrs. Josephus Daniles in Mexican dress, 1937 December
Folder 51: Bernard Baruch and guests on a hunting trip in Czechoslovakia, no date
Folder 52: Bernard Baruch and Cary T. Grayson standing in front of an automobile, no date
Folder 53: Bernard Baruch walking down a street, no date
Folder 54: Cary T. Grayson in navy uniform next to unidentified man, no date
Folder 55: WA Sunday portrait, no date
Folder 56: Mrs. John Allan Dougherty of the Inaugural Ball Committee, no date
Folder 57: Leslie G. Garnett of the Committee on Legislation, no date
Folder 58: Melvin C. Hazen of the Committee on Public Order, no date
Folder 59: Mrs. Arthur O'Brian, no date
Folder 60: Mrs. William Skinner of Farmington, Connecticutt, no date
Folder 61: Robert W. Wooley of the Commission on Medals, Badges, and Souvenirs, no date
Folder 62: Statue of General William Franklin Draper, no date
Folder 63: Bernard Baruch, Cary T. Grayson, and Robert W. Wooley, no date
Folder 64: Clifford Berryman cartoon of Cary T. Grayson, 1927 January
Folder 65: Clifford Berryman cartoon of Cary T. Grayson, 1932 March
Folder 66: Clifford Berryman cartoon of Cary T. Grayson, 1932
Folder 67: Clifford Berryman cartoon of Cary T. Grayson, 1937 November 14
Folder 68: Clifford Berryman cartoon of Cary T. Grayson, no date
 
Box 8
Folder 1: Framed photo of Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayson and sons on bicycles, 1933 September
Folder 2: Framed photo of Cary T. Grayson sons, 1935
Folder 3: Framed photo of Gordon Grayson with group at English cathedral, 1934

Box 9
Folder 1: Framed picture of Edith Wilson, no date
Folder 2: Framed picture of unidentified woman, no date
Folder 3: Oval framed picture of James J. Gordon, no date
Folder 4: Unidentified woman in large hat, no date
Folder 5: Gold-framed picture of Alice Gertrude Gordon Grayon as a young girl, 1899
Folder 6: Framed portrait of Mrs. James J. Gordon, 1900

Box 10
Folder 1: Framed picture of William Cabell Bruce Jr. at thirteen with accompanying letter for William Cabell Grayson, 1900
Folder 2: Framed picture of young man, 1910
Folder 3: Framed picture of young woman, 1910
Folder 4: Framed picture of two unidentified women, 1910
Folder 5: Framed picture of unidentified woman, 1910
Folder 6: Two pictures of Katharine E. Crane, 1906

Biography or History

Cary T. Grayson served as President Woodrow Wilson's personal physician during the year's of the administration and Wilson's retirement. A close friend of Wilson and his second wife, Edith Bolling Wilson, Grayson accompanied the Wilson on his trips to Paris and his campaign tours. His detailed personal diaries are the only sources for many of the events that Wilson experienced during these years.
He came from a prominent Virginia family and married Alice Gertrude Gordon, the daughter of a successful railroad developer.

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Scope and Content

The photographs were donated by the Grayson family after earlier gifts of Grayson material that contained pictures, but the Grayson Family Photographs include images from the entire history of the family from JJ Gordon to the time when Cary T. Grayson's children were adults.
In addition to travel and vacation pictures, the collection also holds pictures of Cary T. Grayson with other members of the Roosevelt Inauguration Committee and personalized cartoons from Clifford Berryman

Profile description : Descriptive Rules

DACS

Files

Grayson Family Photographs.pdf

Citation

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library staff, “Grayson Family Photographs Finding Aid,” 1891-2009, FA100044, Grayson Family Photographs, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.

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