Guide to the Chauncey Mitchell Depew Speech, 1899
Norwich University Archives
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Summary Creator Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928. Title Chauncey Mitchell Depew Speech Dates 1899 Extent 1 Item About the Collection The collection consists of a manuscript copy of the address (13 pp.) made by Chauncey Depew at the laying of the cornerstone of Dewey hall on 13 October 1899. Also included is biographical information, an article on the occasion of the laying of the Dewey hall cornerstone in 1899, and an obituary of Depew. There is a printed version of the address sent to the Associated Press for release on 14 October 1899.
About Chauncey M. Depew
Chauncey Depew was a lawyer, businessman and public official born in Peekskill, NY. He was the first U.S. ambassador to Japan in 1866 and became president of the New York Central Railroad in 1885. Depew served in the U.S. Senate from 1899 to 1911. His skills as an orator and wit were much in demand. The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Chauncey Mitchell Depew.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928.
Norwich University -- Buildings.
The collection is open.
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Chauncey Mitchell Depew Speech, 13 October 1899. Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 Item Collection Location: Archives 501 — Small Collections, Other Language(s) of Material: English Repository: Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, 158 Harmon Dr., Northfield, VT 05663 USA, Phone: 802.485.2947, Fax: 802.485.2173, email@example.com
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