Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Contains 17 autographs of delegates to the Paris Peace Conference from the United States, France, Italy, Serbia, and Greece, including those of Woodrow Wilson, Robert Lansing, Henry white, Edward M. House, and Tasker H. Bliss.
Collection contains primarily correspondence and published material of Herman Block relating to his association with the Jewish Child Care Association. Of special interest is a letter written by Block to President Woodrow Wilson in 1913 regarding the Tariff on Woolens and extensive correspondence with Senator Herbert Lehman (1954-1962). Collection also includes speeches, awards, newspaper clippings, and photographs and material relating to the Naomi Lehman Memorial Award.
This collection primarily contains correspondence and published material of the National Citizens Committee, organized to protest Russian abuse of the travel and trade agreements of the Treaty of 1832. Included is a published report of and correspondence relating to the Mass Meeting at Carnegie Hall, Dec. 6, 1911, as well as a large number of letters of endorsement from members of Congress, state and city government officials, various prominent educators, lawyers, businessmen and numerous Protestant and Catholic congregations. Also included is an incomplete list of contributions, correspondence of Congressman William Sulzer from New York City regarding his resolution in Congress, and letters from Woodrow Wilson, Robert M. LaFollette, John Haynes Holmes, Louis Marshall and Jefferson M. Levy.
The collection has been arranged according to the following broad subject areas: personal affairs; speeches, sermons, and articles, both manuscript and published; the Free Synagogue in New York City; the Jewish Institute of Religion; American Jewish affairs; relations between the Jewish and non-Jewish communities; New York City affairs; United States affairs; the press (both Jewish and non-Jewish); world affairs; the American Jewish Congress and World Jewish Congress; refugees; Zionism; Palestine and Israel; arts and letters; and individual corrspondence of a general nature.
Contains a transcribed copy of a portion of a letter written by Woodrow Wilson to J. Ridgway Wright in regard to John Coon's application to Princeton. Of particular interest is Wilson's admission of anti-Semitism at Princeton. On the reverse of the excerpt is a note by Coons explaining the letter (1904).