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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory:

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Lewis L. Gould Collection of American Political History, 1870-1920



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Gould, Lewis L.
Title: Gould, Lewis L., Collection of American Political History
Dates: 1870-1920
Abstract: Collected by historian Lewis L. Gould, letters, ephemera, legal documents and other papers comprise the Lewis L. Gould Collection of American Political History, 1870-1920, documenting American Gilded Age and Progressive Era politics.
Accession No.: 93-389; 93-479; 93-485; 94-025; 94-184; 98-052; 99-095
Extent: 9 1/4 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

After receiving his Ph.D. from Yale in 1966, Lewis Ludlow Gould taught history at the University of Texas at Austin until his retirement in 1998. Gould has written and edited numerous articles and books on politics and the American presidency, including The Black Experience in America (1968) and American First Ladies (2001).

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Scope and Contents

Collected by historian Lewis L. Gould, letters, ephemera, legal documents and other papers comprise the Lewis L. Gould Collection of American Political History, 1870-1920, documenting American Gilded Age and Progressive Era politics. The collection includes the papers of New York Democratic politician Smith Weed, primarily concerning to the 1888 presidential campaign and his friendship with Grover Cleveland; documents related to Congressman William Sulzer and the House Foreign Relations Committee of the 1910s; papers about Washington State reformer Lincoln Davis; letters from members of Congress relating to pension issues after World War I; and letters of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. The collection also contains individual letters from and to such politicians as George B. Cortelyou, Mark Hanna, John Hay, Henry Cabot Lodge, Samuel J. Randall, Elihu Root, and numerous others. Pamphlets discuss the protective tariff and the silver issue, while an 1898 stereogram depicts President William McKinley at his White House desk. Additional documents concern Edwin Aldrich, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and William H. Taft.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Aldrich, Edwin, 1836-1905
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908.
Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940.
Davis, Lincoln
Gould, Lewis L. -- Archives
Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904.
Hay, John, 1838-1905.
Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924.
McKinley, William, 1843-1901.
Randall, Samuel J. (Samuel Jackson), 1828-1890
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944.
Sulzer, William, 1863-1941
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930.
Weed, Smith M. (Smith Mead), 1833-1920
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Congress -- History
Subjects
Military pensions -- United States -- World War, 1914-1918.
Presidents -- United States -- History
Progressivism (United States politics) -- History
Silver question.
Tariff--United States--History--19th century.
Places
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lewis L. Gould Collection of American Political History, 1870-1920, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection contains unprocessed materials.

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory:

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2.325/F261 Papers
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2.325/F262 Papers
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2.325/F263 Papers
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2.325/A10 Correspondence
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3S110.0 Stereograph:
President McKinley at his desk in the White House, 1898

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