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Thomas Nelson Page Papers, 1893-1953

Thomas Nelson Page Papers, 1893-1953
Mss. 65 P14
4.25 Cubic Feet
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345 items
Scope and Contents
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 mentioned in the collection include Sir George Trevelyan and the Prince of Wales (who was later the Duke of Windsor). Subjects include earthquake in Avezzano, Italy, Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920), the influenza epidemic of 1918 and war relief efforts of the Red Cross.
Page, Thomas Nelson (1853-1922)
American Red Cross
Diplomats--United States--20th century
Earthquakes--Italy--20th century
Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919
Italy--Relations--United States--20th century
Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920)
Trevelyan, George Otto, Sir, bart., 1838-1928
United States--Relations--Italy--20th century
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972
World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Turkey--Gallipoli Peninsula
World War, 1914-1918--Diplomatic history

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Acquisition Note
 Source: Henry Field, Miss Philbert, and Kingston Galleries.
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Preferred Citation
Thomas Nelson Page Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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