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BOX 171-190 Letterbooks, 1899-1909
Letterpress and letter copybooks received, telegrams sent and received, and orders, comprising copies of semiofficial and personal correspondence sent.
Arranged chronologically. Includes correspondence concerning the disposition of the estate of Henry H. Cook. All volumes except Volume 3 of the telegrams and the volume relating to the Cook estate are indexed. Each box in this series consists of 2-3 separate, but consecutive, letterbooks.
BOX 171 Letters
Semi-official
Vols. 1-3, 1899, Aug.-Sept.
BOX 172 Vols. 4-6, 1899, Sept.-1900, Mar.
BOX 173 Vols. 7-9, 1900, Mar.-Dec.
BOX 174 Vols. 10-12, Dec.-1901, July
BOX 175 Vols. 13-15, 1901, July-1902, June
BOX 176 Vols 16-18, 1902, June-1903, Aug.
BOX 177 Vols. 19-20, 1903, Aug.-1904, Feb.
BOX 178 Personal
Vols. 1-3, 1899, Aug.-1900, Sept.
BOX 179 Vols. 4-6, 1900, Sept.-1902, Jan.
BOX 180 Vols. 7-9, 1902, Jan.-1903, July
BOX 181 Vols. 10-11,1903, July-1904, Feb.
Orders
Vol. 1, 1899, Aug.-1901, June
BOX 182 Vols. 2-4, 1901, June-1903, Dec.
BOX 183 Vol. 5,1903, Dec.-1904, Feb. vol. 5
Telegrams
Vols. 1-2, 1899, Aug.-1903
BOX 184 Vol. 3, 1903, Mar.-Apr.
Letters
Vol. 1, 1904, Feb.-Oct
BOX 185 Vols. 2-3, 1904, Oct.-1905
BOX 186 Vols. 4-5, 1905, Oct.-1906, Oct.
BOX 187 Special volume, 1905, Oct.-Nov.
Vols. 6-7, 1906, Oct.-1907, Jan.
BOX 188 Vols. 8-9, 1907, Jan.-1908, Mar.
BOX 189 Vols. 10-11, 1908, Mar.-1909, Jan.
BOX 190 Vol. 12, 1909, Jan.
Cook, Henry H., estate, 1905-1909
BOX 191-195 Subject File, 1895-1936
Memoranda, reports, newspaper clippings, and printed matter.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX 191 American National Institute, 1895-1905
Canadian reciprocity, 1911
Carnegie Institute, 1895-1903
Corporation Tax Amendment, 1909
Cuba, 1918
Immigration, 1897-1912
Judgeships, 1901
BOX 192 League of Nations, 1919-1920
Legislation, 1909-1915
Migratory game birds, 1912-1913
Mission to Russia, 1917
BOX 193 National Academy of Science, 1925-1927
New York Constitutional Convention, 1915
Niagra Falls, N.Y., 1906-1913
Nicaraguan treaty, 1911-1913
North Atlantic coast fisheries, 1908-1909
Norton, Marcus P., claim, 1911
BOX 194 Panama Canal tolls, 1913-1914
Portuguese arbitration, 1913-1930
Red Cross, 1919-1920
Roosevelt (Theodore) Memorial Association, 1920
Tariff, 1909
BOX 195 World Court, 1927-1936
BOX 196-221 Other Related Material, 1863-1937
Calendar and appointment books, biographical sketches, financial papers, general miscellany, invitations, memoranda and reports, newspaper clippings, notes, personal miscellany, material concerned with pensions and post offices, printed matter, and speeches.
Organized by type of material.
BOX 196 Calendar and appointment books
1920-1929
BOX 197 1930-1937
BOX 198 Biographical sketches
Financial papers
1899-1935
BOX 199 1899-1935
General miscellany
BOX 200 Invitations
1863, 1899-1900
BOX 201 1900
BOX 202 1900-1901
BOX 203 1901-1902
BOX 204 1902-1903
BOX 205 1903-1914
BOX 206 1914-1915, 1936-1937, undated
BOX 207 Memoranda and reports, including letter and memorandum relating to the Battle of Wounded Knee, 1890-1931
BOX 208 Newspaper clippings, 1898-1930
Notes, 1910, undated
Personal miscellany, 1901-1934
BOX 209 Pensions
1909-1915
A-F
BOX 210 G-O
BOX 211 P-W
BOX 212 Post offices
1909-1915
A-C
BOX 213 D-I
BOX 214 J-O
BOX 215 P-S
BOX 216 T-Y
BOX 217-219 Printed matter, 1898-1933
BOX 220-221 Speeches, 1894-1933
BOX 222 2019 Addition, 1881-1936
Primarily outgoing correspondence from Root. Also includes letters sent by his wife, Clara Root. There are a number of letters to family friend Margaretta Farrar-Smith (née MacVeagh) from both Elihu Root and Clara Root. In addition, this series includes a campaign button from Root’s first senate run, pictures of Root, and postcards with images of Root’s homes.
General correspondence is listed first followed by correspondence to Margaretta Farrar-Smith. Correspondence is arranged chronologically. Other related material is arranged alphabetically by material type.
BOX 222 Correspondence
General, 1881-1888, 1897-1935
(6 folders)
General from Root, Clara, undated
Farrar-Smith, Margaretta, 1912-1917, 1926-1936
Farrar-Smith, Margaretta from Root, Clara, 1916-1924, undated
Other related material
Campaign button, circa 1909
Pictures of Root, undated
Postcards with images of Root’s homes, 1906-1909
BOX OV 1-OV 9 Oversize, 1903-1917
Portfolios of maps and photographs pertaining to the Alaskan Boundary Dispute and Tribunal, 1903, Root's 1917 mission to Russia, and a scrapbook of newspapers relating to trips to South America, 1906 and Mexico, 1907.
BOX OV 1 Alaska Boundary Tribunal, 1903
Atlas accompanying the case of the United States
BOX OV 2 Atlas accompanying the counter case of the United States
BOX OV 3-4 Maps and charts accompanying the case and counter case of the United States (two copies)
BOX OV 5 British counter case, album, appendix, vol. II
BOX OV 6 British counter case, portfolio of maps, appendix, vol. III
BOX OV 7 Mission to Russia, maps, 1917
BOX OV 8 South American trip, scrapbook of newspapers, 1906
BOX OV 9 Mexico trip, newspaper articles, 1907

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