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Box 5

 Container

Contains 14 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence, 1918 December, circa 1918

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id184562
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...

"Mother," (Florence L. Page), Rome, Italy, to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicestershire, England, 1918 December 5, 1918 December 6

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id184563
Scope and Contents Expresses indignance over cable from State Dept.; discusses her husband's intentions to resign; describes visit with the Queen and their conversation on Russia, the Tzar, and Rasputin; describes trip in a dirigible and the view of Rome from the air. 24 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

"Mother," (Florence L. Page), Rome, Italy, to Florence Lindsay, Boston, Mass., 1918 December 6, 1918 December 8

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id184564
Scope and Contents Expresses intent to visit Paris and to see the President; talks about her audience with the Queen; describes dirigible trip visit to Maconi and his "wireless room." 30 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

"Mother," (Florence L. Page), Paris, France, to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicestershire, England, 1918 December 10, 1918 December 11

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id184565
Scope and Contents Describes festive atmosphere in the city; discusses her husband's hopes to talk with President Wilson. 12 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

"M[other]," (Florence L. Page), Paris, France, to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicestershire, England, 1918 December 13

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id184566
Scope and Contents States that she has moved to new quarters at the Hotel Ritz. 1 page. Autograph Card Signed.

"Mother," (Florence L. Page), Paris, France, to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicestershire, England, 1918 December 16

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id184567
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents Describes Paris; makes plans for forthcoming conference; describes visit to Chateau Thierry; describes "Big Bertha"; mentions arrival of President Wilson and luncheon with him. 20 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

"Mother," (Florence L. Page), Paris, France, to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicestershire, England, 1918 December 18, 1918 December 19

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id184569
Scope and Contents Discusses Florence's [Lindsay] illness; describes reception at the French embassy; had a talk with Marshal Foch; mentions that Florence's husband has been detailed to Rome. 21 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

"Mother," (Florence L. Page), Paris, France, to Florence [Lindsay], [Boston, Mass.], 1918 December 19, 1918 December 20

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id184571
Scope and Contents Discusses injury to Florence's back; talks about her husband's assignment to Italian embassy as military attache; mentions visit to Lafayette's estate, Le Grange; describes reception for the King of Italy. 24 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

Thomas Nelson Page, Paris, France, to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicester, England, 1918 December 20

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id184572
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents Talks about visits with "high potentates"; describes Christmas presents; mentions visits to graves at Chateau Tierry; confusion in Paris. 8 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.

"Mother," (Florence L. Page), Rome, Italy, to Minna Burnaby, "Baggrave Hall," Leicestershire, England, 1918 December 24

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id184576
Scope and Contents Discusses her return from Paris and embassy events; explains her husband's possible resignation and plans to return home; describes Christmas Eve party; informs of death of Walter Hines Page; mentions forthcoming visit of President Wilson. 20 pages. Autograph Letter Signed.