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Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925



  • Existence: 1860 - 1925

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Edgar Lee Masters papers

 Collection — Box: 58
Identifier: MS-SC1010
Scope and Contents 72 letters to Edwin P. Reese discuss his writing, work on new ed. of Spoon River, Atlantis, Mirage and a book about his father. Also several mentions of Clarence Darrow and his work on the Leopold-Loeb case and his and William Jennings Bryan on the Scopes trial. He writes at length about Bryan in several letters. He also gives his opinions of Carl Sandburg, Theodore Dreiser and Amy Lowell. Occasional mention of politics and opinions of Calvin Coolidge. Occasional mention of his son, Hardin, his...
Dates: Created: 1924 - 1942

J. Otis Humphrey papers

 Collection — Box: 102
Identifier: MS-SC1708
Scope and Contents Correspondence and planning documents concerning the formation and activities of the Lincoln Centennial Assocation. Includes correspondents such as John W. Bunn; William Jennings Bryan; Representative Joseph G. Cannon; Senator Shelby Cullom; governors Charles Deneen, Joseph W. Fifer and Richard Yates; and secretary to President Taft, Charles D. Norton. Also includes photocopies of 10 letters written by Robert Todd Lincoln.
Dates: Created: 1908 - 1918

Millard F. Dunlap collection

 Collection — Box: 104
Identifier: MS-SC1745
Scope and Contents Letters, programs, and newspaper clippings of Millard F. Dunlap. Materials primarily concern William Jennings Bryan's trip to Europe in 1906, which Dunlap also attended. Also includes some material regarding the dispute within the Illinois Democratic party over Democratic National Committee member Roger Sullivan.
Dates: Created: 1906 - 1909