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Lyman J. Gage letters, 1897-1902

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0466
Bib ID 4078797 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Gage, Lyman J. (Lyman Judson), 1836-1927
Title Lyman J. Gage letters, 1897-1902
Physical Description 1 box (1 box)
Language(s) English .

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The correspondence covers personal and business matters of Gage. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence from Orville Peckham, counsel for the First National Bank of Chicago, concerning the financial matters of Secretary Gage. Also, correspondence with members of the Gage family dealing with Lyman's wayward son Eli. The remainder of the collection includes correspondence congratulating Gate on his appointment as Secretary of the Treasury, and letters of condolence on the death of his second wife, Mrs. Cornelia Washburne Gage in 1901. Among the notable items are a letter from Theodore Roosevelt expressing regret at Mr. Gage's resignation from the Treasury Dept.; and an engraved certificate admitting Gage to membership in the Knights of Labor, signed by Terence V. Powderley.

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This collection is located on-site.

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Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Lyman J. Gage letters; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Subject Headings

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Banks and banking -- Illinois -- Chicago Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Families -- Washington (D.C.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
First National Bank of Chicago Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gage family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gage, Cornelia Washburne Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gage, Eli Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Knights of Labor Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McKinley, William, 1843-1901 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Men -- Societies and clubs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Peckham, Orville Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Powderly, Terence Vincent, 1849-1924 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Presidents -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Economic conditions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Politics and government -- 1897-1901 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1909 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Department of the Treasury. Office of the Secretary Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Secretary of the Treasury during the administrations of Presidents McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt.