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Box 1

 Container

Contains 18 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence, 1913-1914

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id143205
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, 1913 March 13

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id143206
Scope and Contents Sends her birthday wishes; describes his duties at the President's inauguration; has heard rumor of his appointment as an ambassador; gave a speech at Lotus Club in New York; has a collection of short stories now in press; wrote political articles which appeared in North American Review. 8 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

"Dad" (Thomas Nelson Page), Southborough, Massachusetts, to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1913 May 3

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id143207
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents Discusses illness of her husband; states that post of ambassador to England went to another "Mr. Page" [Walter Hines Page]; says that he was honored to be considered but would only accept France or Italy as his post. 4 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

Thomas Nelson Page, New Hampshire Avenue, to John A. Stewart, New York, New York, 1913 May 23

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id143208
Scope and Contents Regrets he is unable to attend meeting of Sub-Executive Committee. 1 page. Typewritten Letter Signed.

"Dad" (Thomas Nelson Page), Washington, D.C. to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1913 May 27

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id143209
Scope and Contents Inquires about her husband's illness and convalescence; states that an ambassadorship is not forthcoming. 4 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

"Dad" (Thomas Nelson Page), Paris, France, to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1913 September 28

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id143210
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents Describes shopping in Paris and his visit to Kahn's gardens; suggests sculptor of elephant statue to be placed in the Field Museum, Chicago, Illinois. 4 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

Thomas Nelson Page, Rome, Italy, to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England; forwarded to Southampton, 1913 October 20

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id143211
Scope and Contents Describes his first official duties as an American Ambassador; discusses his reception by the King of Italy, their conversation, and introduction of other ambassadors. 7 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

Thomas Nelson Page, Rome, Italy, to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1913 November 30

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id143212
Scope and Contents Discusses visit of American Admirals and his reception with the King and Queen of Italy; describes his wife's success with the Queen, her fluent Italian, and the high opinion of her held by the Queen; describes dinner with King and Queen and his favorable impression of them. 8 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

Thomas Nelson Page, Rome, Italy, to Minna and Algernon Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1913 December 23

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id143213
Scope and Contents Talks about his Christmas plans; states that he is to have lunch with Sir George Trevelyan. 4 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

Thomas Nelson Page, Rome, Italy, to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1913 December 29

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id143214
Scope and Contents Describes Christmas presents and activities. 4 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.