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Box 1

 Container

Contains 14 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence, 1911-1912

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id143191
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 Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1911 February 21

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id143192
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents Gives advice on "not running up bills"; mentions his monotonous social life; says he will visit Cuba; discusses his speeches and writings and interest in Washington civic affairs; says that he sat for a portrait in Town and Country. 6 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

Thomas Nelson Page, Palm Beach, Fl[orid]a, to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1911 March 13

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id143193
Scope and Contents Wishes her a happy birthday; remarks on his visit 19 years ago when he met his wife. 4 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

Thomas Nelson Page, Southborough, Massachusetts, to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1911 April 23

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id143194
Scope and Contents Mentions his birthday party and gifts; explains her dower rights; mentions that he is to speak at Yale University. 8 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

"Dad" (Thomas Nelson Page), Washington, D.C., to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1911 May 26

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id143195
Scope and Contents Discusses trip to battlefields of Virginia. 6 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

Preston Gibson, London, England, to Thomas Nelson Page, York Harbor, Maine, 1911 June 28

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id143196
Scope and Contents Concerned about welfare of Henry Field-Gibson. 2 pages. Typewritten Letter Signed.

Thomas Nelson Page, York, Maine, to Mrs. Ball, 1911 July 9

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id143197
Scope and Contents Sends letter of introduction to ambassador in England and asks for suggestions on a place to stay. 3 pages. Xerox Copy of Autograph Letter Signed.

Thomas Nelson Page, York, Maine, to Preston Gibson, Paris, France, 1911 July 25

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id143198
Scope and Contents Talks about teaching young Henry American History, his schooling, and general welfare. 4 pages. Autograph Draft Signed.

Thomas Nelson Page, York, Maine, to Minna Burnaby and Florence Lindsay, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1911 September 24

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id143199
Scope and Contents Talks about trip overseas; recounts a tale from Margaret of Navarre; mentions his biography of Lee; discusses Canadian affairs. 6 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

Thomas Nelson Page, Chicago, Illinois, to Minna Burnaby and Florence Lindsay, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1911 November 12

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id143200
Scope and Contents Upon arrival in Chicago, notes the activities, music, and growth of the city; states his completion of his biography of Lee. 8 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.