Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 97, December 8, 1905-April 15, 1906
White, Andrew Dickson
Among a variety of letters were communications from Voorhees Industrial School and from Alexanders’ Magazine. Frank A. Fetter wrote on March 17th that the part taken by Cornell University in active social work was far less than it should have been. Hewett, who wrote in January disapproving a pension plan to which professors contributed, said, “...It seems to me an impertinence to assume a professor cannot take care of his limited earnings. A Union for International Peace, a petition to the President on behalf of the Armenians, capital punishment, Congo reform, the Scabbard and Blade society, and off-campus housing for Cornell women were among the subjects discussed in the correspondence. A preponderance of letters in the late spring were in support of candidates for the post of Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. On April 15th Gilder wrote that Mark Twain wanted White's advice about giving support to Gorky, then visiting the U. S..
Digitized microfilm of correspondence and papers from the Andrew Dickson White collection.
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