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RICHARD T. CRANE PAPERS, PART II
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Aerial League of America
05/15/1918 - 09/05/1918

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLSs, both form letters, from the Aerial League of America commemorating the first air mail service instituted by the U.S. Postal Service. The first letter (15 May 1918) bears a rubber stamp signature of Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary. The second letter (5 Sep 1918) is signed by Augustus Post. Includes the envelopes which have early air mail stamps and postmarks, and includes a third air mail envelope with an air mail stamp and post mark from the Scientific Aeroplane Company.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Barrett, John
08/06/1915

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from John Barrett on the stationery of the Pan American Union regarding Crane's membership in the Chevy Chase Club.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Bruce, Malcolm G. (& Walter)
01/14/1915 - 03/24/1919

DESCRIPTION: 40 TLSs and carbons between Richard T. Crane and Malcolm G. and Walter Bruce. Most of the correspondence regards business transactions with numerous references to the Berry Hill Plantation.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Chadbourne, Emily
12/17/1915 - 01/28/1918

DESCRIPTION: 3 letters and 1 telegram from Emily Chadbourne to her nephew, Richard Crane, with 6 carbon TLSs from Crane to Chadbourne and 4 TLSs to Crane regarding Chadbourne. Many letters regard the citizenship status of a friend of Chadbourne's.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Crane, Charles R.
08/04/1915 - 01/07/1921

DESCRIPTION: 22 letters (4 ALSs, the rest carbons) and 16 telegrams from Charles R. Crane to his son, Richard T. Crane, with 3 carbons from Richard Crane to his father. Most correspondence regards Charles Crane's trip to Russia and northern Europe during the Russian Revolution. Includes a very interesting handwritten letter from Crane (5 Jun 1917) describing the state of Russia at the height of the revolution. Many of the telegrams are typed copies which came to Richard Crane through David R. Francis, most of them sent from Russia in 1917.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Crane, Cornelia, 1915
08/07/1915 - 11/30/1915

DESCRIPTION: 13 ALSs from Cornelia Crane to her son, Richard T. Crane, all regarding family matters.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Crane, Cornelia, 1916 - 1917
02/11/1916 - 09/11/1917

DESCRIPTION: 10 ALSs and 2 telegrams from Cornelia Crane to her son, Richard T. Crane, mostly regarding family matters.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Crane, Ellen Bruce
09/03/1915 - 05/15/1919

DESCRIPTION: 12 ALSs and 3 carbon telegrams from Ellen Bruce Crane to her husband, Richard T. Crane, all regarding family matters.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Cummings, Charles L.
05/07/1917 - 04/14/1919

DESCRIPTION: 6 ALSs from Charles L. Cummings to Richard T. Crane, with 2 carbons from Crane to Cummings and 1 TLS from Charles Lyon Russell to Crane, all regarding the use of Cummings' patents for pipes by the Crane Company.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Francis, David R.
04/27/1917 - 07/07/1917

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS and 3 carbons from David R. Francis to Richard T. Crane and the Secretary of State, mostly regarding Revolutionary Russia. References to Russian Jews, T. Bentley Mott and Thomas S. Masaryk.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Goodwin, Clarence
01/28/1915

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Clarence Goodwin to Richard T. Crane regarding the appointment of Louis D. Brandeis to the Supreme Court.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Gottheil, Richard
04/19/1917 - 05/07/1917

DESCRIPTION: 3 TLSs from Richard Gottheil to Richard T. Crane mostly about the possible appointment of Herman Bernstein to a U.S. State Department commission being sent to Russia.

Box: 1 Fold: 13 Harper, Samuel N.
04/02/1917 - 02/02/1918

DESCRIPTION: 23 TLSs and 9 telegrams from Samuel N. Harper to Richard Crane mostly regarding the Russian Revolution, with references to many specific revolutionaries. Reference to Herman Bernstein.

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Masaryk, Thomas S.
01/10/1918 - 05/02/1918

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (2 May 1918) from Thomas S. Masaryk to Richard T. Crane written from Vancouver, Canada regarding his trip through North America and Asia. Also includes two carbons of communiques between French Generals regarding the Czechs: from General Berthelot to General Tabouis (10 Jan 1918, 1 page); and General Tabouis to General Niessel (21 Feb 1918, 1 page). Both of these documents have handwritten notes on them by Thomas S. Masaryk.

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Peters, Andrew J.
08/30/1915 - 11/19/1915

DESCRIPTION: 3 TLSs from Andrew J. Peters to Richard T. Crane, with 1 carbon from Crane to Peters, all regarding personal matters.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Reynolds(?), Margaret (Lady?)
11/13/1918

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALSs from "Lady Margaret" (Reynolds?) to Richard T. Crane, and 1 ALS to "Aunt Margie," probably the same person, all regarding personal matters.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Russell, Emily A.
06/06/1918 - 09/06/1918

DESCRIPTION: 8 telegrams between Emily A. Russell and Richard T. Crane all regarding visits between them.

Box: 1 Fold: 18 Sexton, Thomas
01/25/1918 - 06/10/1918

DESCRIPTION: 4 ALSs and 3 telegrams from Thomas Sexton to Richard T. Crane, with 3 carbon telegrams from Crane to Sexton, all regarding business and personal matters.

Box: 1 Fold: 19 Shepherd, William Gunn
09/01/1917

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (2 pp.) from William Gunn Shepherd (to Richard T. Crane?) written in Stokholm on Shepherd's way back to the U.S. from Russia. The letter refers to conditions in Russia and to the travel plans of Charles R. Crane. Dated Sept. 1917.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 Williams, Roger, 1915
05/12/1915 - 12/27/1915

DESCRIPTION: 20 TLSs from Roger Williams to Richard Crane, with 19 letters and carbons regarding Williams, all regarding Crane family business.

Box: 1 Fold: 21 Williams, Roger, Jan. - Jun., 1916
01/06/1916 - 06/16/1916

DESCRIPTION: 18 TLSs and 3 telegrams from Roger H. Williams to Richard T. Crane, with 19 carbons from Crane to Williams, all regarding Crane family business.

Box: 1 Fold: 22 Williams, Roger, Jul. 1916 - Jun. 1920
07/03/1916 - 06/29/1920

DESCRIPTION: 25 TLSs and 1 telegram from Roger H. Williams to Richard T. Crane, with 19 carbons from Crane to Williams, all regarding Crane family business.

Box: 1 Fold: 23 Wilson, Woodrow, letters to
10/13/1916 - 05/11/1918

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Richard Crane to President Woodrow Wilson regarding Thomas S. Masaryk (7 May 1918); 1 carbon from Crane to Wilson regarding Marsaryk and Charles R. Crane (11 May 1918); and 1 TLS from the Secretary of the President regarding the State Department (13 Oct 1916).

Box: 1 Fold: 24 Miscellaneous Family Correspondence
08/11/1914 - 04/04/1921

DESCRIPTION: 4 ALSs and 4 telegrams to Richard T. Crane from various family members, with carbons from Richard T. Crane to other family members. Includes 3 page carbon from Crane to his sister, Josephine and 2 ALSs from Richard Crane Gartz, "Craney."

Box: 1 Fold: 25 Miscellaneous Personal Correspondence, 1915 - 1916
08/06/1915 - 06/22/1916

DESCRIPTION: 9 ALSs and 1 extra envelope to Richard T. Crane from various friends, all regarding personal matters.

Box: 1 Fold: 26 Miscellaneous Personal Correspondence, 1917 - 1921
08/22/1917 - 09/05/1921

DESCRIPTION: 12 ALSs to Richard T. Crane from various friends, all regarding personal matters.

Box: 2 Fold: 1 State Department, Misc. Corresp., 1912 - 1917
02/19/1912 - 10/18/1917

DESCRIPTION: 15 TLSs to Richard T. Crane from various correspondents, all regarding his work with the State Department. Includes 1 TLS from Mary Mills Patrick, 1 TLS from George Henry Shibley, 1 TLS from Edward F. Dunne, 1 TLS from Manton M. Wyvell and 1 TLS from T. S. Chalmers.

Box: 2 Fold: 2 State Department, Misc. Corresp., 1918
01/06/1918 - 12/28/1918

DESCRIPTION: 37 letters to Richard T. Crane from various people, with many carbons from Crane, all regarding State Department business. Includes 1 ALS from Alexander Znamiecki of the Polish Military Commission, 1 ALS from Sherman Peer, 1 ALS from George H. Shibley, 1 TLS from Anna Jarvis, 1 TLS from Lincoln Dixon, 1 ALS from Lester H. Woolsey, with references to Robert Lansing.

Box: 2 Fold: 3 State Department, Misc. Corresp., 1919 & undated
01/03/1919 - 04/30/1919

DESCRIPTION: 15 to Richard T. Crane from various people, with carbons by Crane, all regarding State Department business. Includes 1 TLS from Gordon Auchincloss, 1 TLS from Frank O. Lowden and 2 TLSs from Eugene C. Branson.

Box: 2 Fold: 4 Berry Hill Plantation
03/16/1915 - 06/26/1916

DESCRIPTION: 62 letters to Richard T. Crane, with carbons from Crane, all regarding the management of the Berry Hill Plantation. Includes many letters from George F. Weston, A. W. Burkett and E. B. Keeley.

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Bruce, M. E. - Estate of
08/30/1916 - 04/14/1919

DESCRIPTION: 8 letters to Richard T. Crane from various people all regarding the settlement of the estate of M. E. Bruce. Many references to Berry Hill Plantation, with 1 TLS from A. W. Burkett.

Box: 2 Fold: 6 Coonamessett Ranch
01/14/1919 - 05/21/1919

DESCRIPTION: 17 letters to Richard T. Cane, with carbons from Crane, all regarding the management of the Coonamessett Ranch Company.

Box: 2 Fold: 7 National Bank of the Republic, 1915 - 1916
07/27/1915 - 12/13/1916

DESCRIPTION: 44 TLSs from National Bank of the Republic to Richard T. Crane, with carbons from Crane to the Bank, all regarding Crane's accounts at the Bank.

Box: 2 Fold: 8 National Bank of the Republic, 1917 - 1918
01/24/1917 - 08/26/1918

DESCRIPTION: 26 TLSs from the National Bank of the Republic to Richard T. Crane, with carbons from Crane to the Bank, all regarding Crane's accounts at the Bank.

Box: 2 Fold: 9 National Bank of the Republic, Receipts
03/01/1915 - 07/03/1918

DESCRIPTION: About 40 receipts and statements for accounts and transactions of Richard T. Crane with the National Bank of the Republic.

Box: 2 Fold: 10 Business Corresp., 1915 - 1916
06/23/1915 - 12/26/1916

DESCRIPTION: 28 TLSs to Richard T. Crane, with carbons by Crane, all regarding business. Includes numerous letters from Francis Bennett Poe, 1 TLS from Byron R. Newton and 1 TLS from George F. Porter.

Box: 2 Fold: 11 Business Corresp., 1917 - 1921
01/13/1917 - 02/28/1921

DESCRIPTION: 40 TLSs to Richard T. Crane, with carbons from Crane, all regarding business matters.

Box: 2 Fold: 12 General Receipts
11/01/1915 - 03/16/1918

DESCRIPTION: 130 business receipts kept by Richard T. Crane.

Box: 3 Fold: 1 General Receipts
01/31/1916 - 06/01/1918

DESCRIPTION: 125 business receipts kept by Richard T. Crane.

Box: 3 Fold: 2 General Receipts
11/01/1915 - 08/04/1918

DESCRIPTION: 102 business receipts kept by Richard T. Crane.

Box: 3 Fold: 3 General Receipts
04/07/1915 - 07/30/1918

DESCRIPTION: 108 business receipts kept by Richard T. Crane.

Box: 3 Fold: 4 General Receipts
01/21/1916 - 11/17/1916

DESCRIPTION: 97 business receipts kept by Richard T. Crane.

Box: 3 Fold: 5 Taxes Other than Income
08/20/1915 - 07/11/1918

DESCRIPTION: 56 letters between Richard T. Crane (carbons) and various lwyers and government officials concerning Crane's taxes other than income taxes. Includes many letters from Lester Falk.

Box: 3 Fold: 6 Contracts, Agreements, etc.
09/15/1915 - 02/01/1921

DESCRIPTION: 4 contracts made out by Richard T. Crane including 3 leases and 1 financial plan.

Box: 3 Fold: 7 Ephemera, etc.
06/07/1916 - 12/05/1918

DESCRIPTION: 16 pieces of ephemera kept by Richard T. Crane, including 2 tickets to the Republican National Convention (7 Jun 1916), 1 ticket to the Progressive National Convention (8 Jun 1916), 1 booklet about the Allendale Farm, 2 articles by Baron Roman Rosen of Russia and 1 booklet by the American Red Cross (1918).

Box: 3 Fold: 8 Ephemera, etc.
05/08/1918 - 03/18/1919

DESCRIPTION: 15 pieces of ephemera and other printed materials kept by Richard T. Crane, including many pieces of ephemera from the Chevy Chase Club and printed material concerning the sale of boats and ships by the Navy Department.

Box: 3 Fold: 9 New Citizens' Allegiance
10/23/1915 - 04/10/1917

DESCRIPTION: 50 letters to and from Richard T. Crane all regarding the New Citizens' Allegiance and other activities and organizations dealing with the war-time immigrant population.

Box: 4 Fold: 1 Czechoslovakia & Austria-Hungary
05/09/1918

DESCRIPTION: 1 typescript of "The Slavs of Austria-Hungary," a work by Albert H. Putney (236 pp.).

Box: 4 Fold: 2 Czechoslovakia
04/10/1918 - 03/01/1930

DESCRIPTION: Various printed material and correspondence kept by Richard T. Crane all regarding Czechoslovakia and Crane's Ambassadorship there. Includes Crane's acceptance letter to Woodrow Wilson for the ambassadorship (draft, undated, 1 p.), excerpts from a letter (or letters) from Thomas S. Masaryk to Richard T. Crane (3 pp.), clippings of an article, "The Birth of the Czechoslovak Republic" by Charles Pergler, 1 pamphlet about Thomas S. Masaryk and a magazine featuring celebration of Masaryk's eightieth birthday.

Box: 4 Fold: 3 Russia
05/02/1917 - 10/05/1917

DESCRIPTION: 2 telegrams, 1 typescript and a newsclipping regarding the Russian Revolution. Includes 1 typescript on the situation in Russia by Alexander Petrukevitch, 1 memo on the American Commision to Russia: in re the Jewish delegate, 1 telegram (?) in code and 1 telegram (4 pp.) from John Horodyski.

Box: 4 Fold: 4 Clippings
10/21/1915 - 03/23/1918

DESCRIPTION: Newsclippings kept by Richard T. Crane, many of which mention Richard T. and Charles R. Crane.

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