Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 81, June 1900-September 1900
White, Andrew Dickson
There is much discussion about the Republican nominations for Governor of New York and Vice-President in the June correspondence. On September 31 Holls wrote, ... it is becoming clear every day that he [Elihu Root] is the master mind in the Cabinet. White's thoughtful regard for people who had worked for him is shown in letters from his valet in Berlin, in the visit by a former Berlin secretary to Ithaca, and by an incident related in some notes from Francis J. Garrison in Boston regarding the paying of a cab driver. Early in the reel are a number of responses from prominent Americans whom White had asked to entertain a visiting German princess, and there are many guest lists for dinners in Berlin that indicate the importance White attached to entertaining in developing a useful geniality among his diplomatic associates. White's plans for Cornell and his efforts to elicit contributions from men of means are shown here in letters to or from Carnegie, Fiske, and Guiteau. Among the correspondence at the time of his first visit to the U. S. in three years are letters from publishers, petitions for advice or influence, and several notes from the sculptor Moses Ezekiel, who was White's choice to create a memorial to his cousin in Syracuse.
Digitized microfilm of correspondence and papers from the Andrew Dickson White collection.
Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections