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Box 1

 Container

Contains 12 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence, 1909

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id141429
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters, primarily 1908-1919, from Page and his wife Florence Lathrop Field Page to her daughters Minna Field Gibson Burnaby and Florence Field Lindsay and to Bryan Lathrop and Helen Aldis Lathrop. The letters concern social life in Washington, D.C., life in Rome during World War I, diplomacy under Woodrow Wilson, and the role of a diplomat's wife. There are forty letters, 1915-1916, from Algernon Edwin Burnaby to his wife and son concerning the Gallipoli Campaign in Turkey. Individuals...

Thomas Nelson Page, Washington, D.C., to Mr. and Mrs. Algernon Edwyn Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1909 January 17

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id141467
Scope and Contents Thanks them for Christmas presents; mentions death of one of Minna Burnaby's horses; makes plans to visit them in England in February; discusses plans to lecture at Columbia University on Poe. 8pp. ALS.

"Dad" (Thomas Nelson Page), Washington, D.C., to Mrs. Algernon Edwyn Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1909 February 10

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id141469
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents Mentions her former husband's remarriage; discusses his mother's illness; mentions preparing an address on Lincoln saying "that he was a very wonderful man, and that the real Lincoln is a much greater man than the mythical Lincoln"; he has completed his new novel. 8 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

Thomas Nelson Page, Claridge's Hotel, London, England, to Algrenon Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1909 April 4

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id141471
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents Thanks Minna and him for his recent visit to "Baggrave Hall"; tells of plans to visit Paris. 2 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

"Dad" (Thomas Nelson Page), Paris, France, to "Minna" Burnaby, ["Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England], 1909 April 16

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id141475
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents Thanks her for his visit to "Baggrave Hall"; tells of his trip around Paris; talks about the theatre. 4 pages. Autograph Letter Signed. Including TLS from John Dickinson, War Department, Washington, [D.C.], to Thomas Nelson Page, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, March 27, 1909, suggesting that the President Roosevelt would "be grateful at receiving a letter from you"; states that southern interests not controlled by "petty politics." 2 pages.

Thomas Nelson Page, Aix-les-Bains, France, to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1909 April 30

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id143172
Scope and Contents Describes his automobile trip in France; mentions trouble with tires; discusses horseback riding and the derby. 4 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

"Dad" (Thomas Nelson Page), London, England, to "Minna" Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1909 June 15

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id143173
Scope and Contents Asks about her passage to France. 2 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

"Dad" (Thomas Nelson Page), London, England, to "Minna" Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1909 June 19

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id143174
Scope and Contents Talks about the bills associated with her forthcoming trip to France. 2 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

"Dad" (Thomas Nelson Page), York Harbor, Maine, to Minna Burnaby and "Algy" [Algernon] Burnaby, ["Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England], 1909 October 3

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id143175
Scope and Contents He has had 50,000 copies of his new novel printed; family gossip. 4 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

"Dad" (Thomas Nelson Page), Washington, D.C., to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1909 November 30

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id143176
Scope and Contents Discusses beauty of his new home and his loneliness without his children; remarks about his new novel; comments on President Taft's politics; mentions his mother's 88th birthday celebration; remarks on addition to his Virginia home, "Oakland." 8 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.