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James Rockwell Sheffield papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 446

Scope and Contents

The James Rockwell Sheffield Papers consist of correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, photographs, and memorabilia documenting the political and diplomatic career of James R. Sheffield, a New York City lawyer, Republican Party and civic leader, and ambassador to Mexico during the Coolidge administration. The papers, a 1957 gift of Frederick Sheffield to the Yale University Library, span the dates 1768-1969 and include family memorabilia from Saybrook, Connecticut. The bulk of the papers date from 1893 to 1938.

The papers are arranged in three series: I. CORRESPONDENCE, 1768-1969; II. SCRAPBOOKS, 1893-1940; III. PERSONAL PAPERS, 1868-1938.
Series I includes James R. Sheffield's political and diplomatic correspondence as well as correspondence of other family members. Series II contains scrapbooks which document Sheffield's entire political and diplomatic career. Series III, which is the smallest of the series, is composed of biographical material, memorabilia, subject files, and Sheffield's writings.

Series I, CORRESPONDENCE, is divided into four sections: General; Letterpress copybooks; Family; and Miscellanea. The first two sections span Sheffield's long career in public life and trace his friendships, political training, and party alliances. They also concern Sheffield's civic and Yale alumni interests and personal family business. There are no letters concerning Sheffield's legal practice or the law firm of Sheffield and Betts. Only a few letters to family members appear in the papers. General correspondence is arranged in chronological order and consists of both incoming and outgoing letters, though in the beginning of the section there are only scattered copies of outgoing letters. A list of selected correspondents is included in this register as an appendix. Letterpress copybooks contains bound copies of Sheffield's outgoing letters for the period 1914-1916 and 1920. Each volume contains an index of correspondents.

General files begin with letters from Sheffield's political mentor and close personal friend, Senator William Boyd Allison of Iowa. From the early 1890s, when Sheffield began his law practice in New York City, there are notifications of meetings and political literature showing Sheffield's interest in the Republican Party and the Good Government Club movement. The correspondence throughout the 1890s is dominated by political topics including Sheffield's successful campaign for the New York Assembly (1893), constituent mail and advice from Republican leaders such as Elihu Root, on legislation, particularly civil service re-form (1894), and letters concerning Sheffield's service on the New York City Board of Fire Commissioners (1895-1897).

While Sheffield served on the Fire Commission, he formed a close association with Theodore Roosevelt, who was then on the Police Commission. Letters from Roosevelt date from his service on the Police Commission through two presidential terms. Sheffield wrote Roosevelt regarding New York appointments, tariff reform, the 1904 reelection campaign, and his own desire for a political appointment.

Beginning with folder 27, there are letters showing Sheffield's 1908 campaign efforts to nominate and elect William Howard Taft as Roosevelt's successor. The files from 1908 to the end of the correspondence contain many exchanges with Taft. Letters in folder 33 explain Sheffield's support for Taft's reelection and his break with Roosevelt in 1912.

Folders 33-35 contain many letters from Supreme Court Justice Edward Douglass White. These same folders document Sheffield's service as president of the National Republican Club. Sheffield supported the nomination of Elihu Root in 1916, and the files attest to his work on Root's behalf. He eventually campaigned for the party nominee Charles Evans Hughes. Correspondence with both Hughes and Root continues into the 1930s. Sheffield's outgoing letters during his term as president of the National Republican Club are contained in five letterpress copybooks (boxes 8-9).

Numerous letters from Nicholas Murray Butler, Charles Dewey Hilles, and James R. Wadsworth begin in 1919. In 1920 Sheffield attended the Republican convention as a supporter of Butler for president. He also chaired Wadsworth's successful senatorial campaign. Letters from these years comment on convention politics, campaign issues, and the problems facing Republican politicians over the enforcement of the Volstead Act. One letterpress copybook (folder 79) primarily concerns the Wadsworth campaign.

Beginning with folder 47, the primary subject of the correspondence shifts from Republican politics to American relations with Mexico. In 1924 Sheffield was appointed ambassador to Mexico, a position he held through 1927. The correspondence is most extensive for the years 1926-1927 (folders 49-55). As ambassador Sheffield responded to the Calles government's nationalization of American property, and he staunchly defended American property rights. The correspondence demonstrates Sheffield's efforts to explain the situation to Secretary of State Frank Kellogg and President Calvin Coolidge and his frustration with a perceived lack of support from the Coolidge administration. Frequent correspondents at the time include Chandler P. Anderson, H. F. Arthur Schoenfeld, and Yale classmate William Lyon Phelps. Following Sheffield's resignation in 1927, there are exchanges with Robert E. Olds, Alexander W. Weddell, and Sheffield's successor, Dwight Morrow, on the situation in Mexico.

Sheffield held one other diplomatic appointment. In 1930 he served as a special ambassador to Venezuela on the occasion of the dedication of a Henry Clay statue. There are letters concerning travel arrangements and Sheffield's report on the celebration.

The correspondence from 1930 until Sheffield's death in 1938 includes discussions of Republican prospects in the 1932 and 1936 elections. There are also Sheffield's reminiscences of Senator Allison and Elihu Root which he wrote for biographers. On the occasion of Sheffield's 70th birthday in 1934 there are numerous letters of congratulation from colleagues, friends, and politically prominent people of the day, while folder 71 contains a few letters of condolence after Sheffield's death.

The Family and Miscellanea sections contain correspondence and items relating to Sheffield's family and others. Material relating to Frederick William Hotchkiss, Sheffield's great-grandfather, concerns Saybrook, Connecticut and the Congregational church he led there in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Letters to Sheffield's parents, Frederick William and Sarah Kellogg Sheffield, include several from William Boyd Allison. The files for Sheffield's son Frederick Sheffield contain many letters of greeting to James R. Sheffield on his 70th birth-day. Folders 97-99 consist of letters to non-family members. Some of these are addressed to Oliver Jennings and D. B. Delevan as financial agents in Sheffield's 1893 election campaign. Also included are letters of introduction and testimonials written for a 1915 dinner honoring Sheffield.

Series II, SCRAPBOOKS, is composed of fifteen scrapbook volumes, which begin in 1893 and span Sheffield's subsequent political and diplomatic career. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, as well as campaign publicity, printed material, invitations, correspondence, photographs, and other types of memorabilia. They are particularly thorough in their coverage of the 1893 election, civil service reform legislation authored by Sheffield, the New York City Fire Commission during Sheffield's tenure, and Sheffield's tour of duty as ambassador to Mexico. Folder 117 contains an album of photographs from Mexico and Venezuela as well as family pictures.

Series III, PERSONAL PAPERS, contains biographical material, memorabilia, subject files on New York politics, and Sheffield's writings. Folder 118 includes a 79-page memoir by Sheffield which details his service in Mexico and a 44-page autobiographical sketch. Additional biographical material can be found in the memorials included in folder 119 and the obituaries in folder 136. Folders 131-132 contain political memorabilia similar to that found in the scrapbooks. The series also includes typed and printed copies of Sheffield's writings, primarily his speeches, which affirm his reputation as a toastmaster and banquet speaker.

Dates

  • 1768-1969

Creator

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown, though much of the material in this collection is likely in the public domain. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Frederick Sheffield, 1957; and James R. Sheffield, 1990, 2002.

Arrangement

The papers are arranged in three series: I. CORRESPONDENCE, 1768-1969. II. SCRAPBOOKS, 1893-1940. III. PERSONAL PAPERS, 1868-1938.

Extent

9.75 Linear Feet

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0446

Overview

The papers consist of correspondence, scrapbooks, writings, and photographs documenting the political and diplomatic career of James Rockwell Sheffield. The bulk of the material dates from 1893 to 1938 and concerns either the New York Republican party and its influence on National politics or American diplomatic relations with Mexico during the Coolidge administration. Major correspondents include William Boyd Allison, Nicholas Murray Butler, Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root, William Howard Taft, and James R. Wadsworth.

Biographical / Historical

James Rockwell Sheffield practiced law in New York City. He was active in Republican politics and served in the New York legislature, on the New York City Board of Fire Commissioners, as president of the National Republican Club, and as a delegate to four Republican national conventions between 1916 and 1936. From 1924 to 1927 Sheffield was United States Ambassador to Mexico.

SELECT LIST OF CORRESPONDENTS TO JAMES ROCKWELL SHEFFIELD

  1. Abbott, Lawrence Fraser1859-1933
  2. Adee, George Townsend1874-
  3. Adler, Julius. Och1896-1935
  4. Aiken, Alfred Lawrence1870-1946
  5. Aldridge, George W.
  6. Alexander, Helen Manice
  7. Alexander, James W.1839-1915
  8. Allison, William Boyd1829-1908
  9. Anderson, Chandler Parson1866-1936
  10. Angell, James Rowland1869-1949
  11. Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley1858-1913
  12. Austin, George C.
  13. Baker, Newton Diehl1871-1937
  14. Baldwin, Elbert Francis1857-1927
  15. Bannard, Otto Tremont1854-1929
  16. Barnes, William (Jr.]1860-1930
  17. Barton, George De Forest
  18. Basham, Harvey A
  19. Bates, Lindell Theodore,1890-1937
  20. Baylor, Theodore T
  21. Betts, Frederic Henry1843-1905
  22. Betts, Samuel Rossiter1786-1868
  23. Bingham, Hiram1875-1956
  24. Bliss, Conrelius Newton1833-1911
  25. Bonner, Hugh-1908
  26. Boswell, Helen Varick
  27. Bradford, Standish
  28. Bridgman, Oliver B.
  29. Bristow, W. B.
  30. Brock, John W., Jr.
  31. Brownell, Herbert [Jr.]1904-
  32. Buell, Raymond Leslie1896-1946
  33. Bulkley, Sarah Tod
  34. Bullard, Robert Lee1861-
  35. Burleigh, George William1870-1940
  36. Butler, Nicholas Murray1862-1947
  37. Butler, William Morgan1861-1937
  38. Cady, J. Cleveland-1919
  39. Calder, Frederick M.
  40. Calhoun, Henry Warner1862-1906
  41. Camp, Walter Chauncey1859-1925
  42. Campbell, Alexander V.
  43. Carpenter, Fred Warner1873-
  44. Carter, Ernest
  45. Carter, George Robert1866-1933
  46. Caruna, George J.
  47. Castle, William R., Jr.
  48. Chittenden, Alice Hill
  49. Choate, Joseph Hodges1832-1917
  50. Clark, John Kirkland
  51. Clarke, John Proctor1856-1932
  52. Coffin, Henry Sloane1877-1954
  53. Collis, Charles H.T.1838-1902
  54. Conkling, Alfred Ronalds1850-1917
  55. Constantine, Arthur
  56. Conway, George R. G.
  57. Coolidge, Calvin, Pres. U.S.1872-1933
  58. Coolidge, Grace Anna (Goodhue)1879-1957
  59. Coolidge, Louis Arthur1861-1925
  60. Cortelyou, George Bruce1862-1940
  61. Couple, Leo O
  62. Cowles, William Hutchinson1866-1946
  63. Crane, Frederick Evan1889-1947
  64. Cravath, Paul Drennan1861-1940
  65. Crocker, William Henry1861-1937
  66. Croker, Edward F
  67. Cromwell, George1860-1943
  68. Cross, Wilbur Lucius1862-1948
  69. Crowder, Enoch Herbert1859-1932
  70. Crozier, William1855-1942
  71. Curtiss, Julian Wheeler8-1944
  72. Cuyler, Thomas DeWitt4-1922
  73. Daniels, Josephus1862-1948
  74. Darlington, Henry
  75. Daugherty, Harry Micajah1860-1941
  76. Davidson, William C
  77. Davis, John William1873-1955
  78. Davis, Manton1876-
  79. Davison, Charles Stewart1855-1942
  80. Davison, Henry Pomeroy1867-1922
  81. Dawes, Charles Gates1865-1951
  82. Day, Benjamin Mulford1886-
  83. Day, George Parmly1876-1959
  84. Depew, Chauncey Mitchell1834-1928
  85. Doan, John D
  86. Dwight, Timothy1828-1916
  87. Dye, Alexander V.
  88. Eagle, J. Frederick
  89. Eliot, George Edwin1864-1943
  90. Fassett, J. Sloan
  91. Fearson, George Randolph1883-
  92. Fess, Simeon Davidson1861-1936
  93. Finch, Edward Riley1873-
  94. Fish, HamiltonJr. 1849-1936
  95. Fisher, Irving1867-1947
  96. Fisher, Henry Johnson1873-
  97. Fiske, Bradley A1854-1942
  98. Fitch, Ashbel P.1848-1904
  99. Fleming, Matthew C.1864-1946
  100. Fletcher, Henry Prather1873-1959
  101. Flynn, Edward Joseph1892-
  102. Foley, James A.1882-1946
  103. Foote, Arthur E.1853-1937
  104. Forster, Rudolph
  105. Fuchs, Emil E.1866-1929
  106. Furness, L
  107. Galbraith, Archibald V.
  108. Gerard, James Watson1867-
  109. Gilbert, Cass Jr.1858-1934
  110. Gildersleeve, Virginia Crockeron1877-
  111. Goodale, John
  112. Goddard, Henry Warren1876-
  113. Goodman, Elias
  114. Grant, DeForest1869-
  115. Griscom, Lloyd C.
  116. Guthrie, William Dameron1859-1935
  117. Hackley, George R.
  118. Hadley, Arthur Twining1856-1930
  119. Hadley, Helen Harrison (Morris)1864-1939
  120. Hagedorn, Hermann1882-
  121. Ha11, Samuel S., Jr.
  122. Hammond, John Henry1871-1949
  123. Harbord, James Guthrie1866-
  124. Hart, Joseph G.
  125. Hawkes, McDougall1862-1929
  126. Hayes, Will H1879-1954
  127. Hedges, Job Elmer1862-1925
  128. Herrick, Myron Timothy1854-1929
  129. Hess, Charles A.
  130. Hewitt, Abram Stevens1822-1903
  131. Hibbard, Frederick, P.
  132. Hibben, John Grier1861-1933
  133. Higgins, Frank Wayland1856-1907
  134. Hill, Albert S
  135. Hill, David Jayne1850-1932
  136. Hill, George Edwin1864-1916
  137. Hilles, Charles Dewey1867-1949
  138. Hinman, George W., Jr.
  139. Hitchcock, Frank Harris1869-1935
  140. Hogan, James M.
  141. Hoover, Herbert Clark, Pres. U.S.1874-
  142. Houghton; Henry Martyn1856-1910
  143. House, Edward Mandall1858-1938
  144. Hoyt, Henry Martyn1856-1910
  145. Hoyt, John Sherman1869-
  146. Hughes, Charles Evans1862-1948
  147. Hughes, Charles Evans, Jr.1853-1911
  148. Hull, Cordell1871-1955
  149. Hurd, DeWitt C.
  150. Hurley, Patrick Jay1883-
  151. James, Walter B.1858-1927
  152. Jennings, Oliver Gould1865-1936
  153. Jennings, Polly Brewster
  154. Jennings, William Travers1859-1934
  155. Jerome, William Travers1859-1934
  156. Johnston, Henry Alan
  157. Kean, Hamilton Fish1862-1941
  158. Kean, John1852-1914
  159. Kean, Julian H
  160. Kellogg, Frank Billings1856-1937
  161. Kenlon, John1859-1940
  162. Ketcham, Henry B
  163. King, Norman1880-
  164. Kirk, Alexander
  165. Knox, Philander Chase1853-1921
  166. Keonig, Samuel S.1872-
  167. LaGuardia, Fiorello Henry1882-1947
  168. Lamm, Lewis
  169. Lamont, Thomas William1870-1948
  170. Lane, Arthur Bliss1894-1956
  171. Laughlin, John
  172. Leonard, Warren A
  173. Lewis, Edwin A
  174. Lewis, Richard J.
  175. Lippmann, Walter1889-
  176. Lloyd, D. Frank
  177. Lodge, Henry Cabot1850-1924
  178. Longworth, Nicholas1869-1931
  179. Lord, Benjamin
  180. Low, Seth1850-1916
  181. Lowdenk Frank Omen1861-1943
  182. Maas, Charles O
  183. Mackay, Clarence Hungerford1874-1938
  184. McKee, Joseph V1889-
  185. McClelland, Charles P.1854-1944
  186. McCook, Anson George1835-1917
  187. McCook, Philip James1873
  188. MacVeagh, Charlton
  189. Mallory, W. Neely
  190. Mansfield, Burton1856-1932
  191. Manton, Martin Thomas1880-
  192. Marks, Marcus M. 1858-1924
  193. Marling, Alfred Erskine1858-1935
  194. Marling, Charles
  195. Mason, Alexander T.
  196. Massey, Vincent1887-
  197. Mayer, Julius M. 1865-1925
  198. Mellon, Andrew William1855-1937
  199. Meyer, Eugene
  200. Meyer, Otto A
  201. Milbank, Albert G.1873-1949
  202. Miller, Chase Jr.
  203. Miller, Nathan L. 1868-1953
  204. Mills, Ogden Livingston1884-1937
  205. Monroe, Rolland G.
  206. Moore, Elizabeth Putnam
  207. More, Taylor
  208. Morris, Robert Clark1869-1938
  209. Morrow, Dwight Whitney1873-1931
  210. Morrow, Elizabeth C.1873-1935
  211. Morton, Paul1857-1911
  212. Nally, Edward Julian1859-
  213. Nason, Daniel
  214. Newberry, Truman Handy1864-1945
  215. North, Simon Newton Dexter1849-1924
  216. Norton, Henry Kittredge
  217. Norton, Nathaniel
  218. O'Brien, Morgan J.1852-1937
  219. Odell, Benjamin Barker1854-1926
  220. Olcott, J. VanVechten1856-1940
  221. Olds, Robert Edwin1875-1938
  222. Ovington, Specner O.M.
  223. Parsons, Herbert1869-1925
  224. Patridge, Frank H.
  225. Paulding, Charles C.1868-1938
  226. Penney, Thomas1859-1933
  227. Pepper, George Wharton1867-
  228. Perkins, George Wallbridge1862-1920
  229. Pershing, John Joseph1860-1948
  230. Phelps, John J.1861-1948.
  231. Phelps, William Lyon1865-1943
  232. Pinchot, Gifford1865-1946
  233. Polk, Frank Lyon1871-1943
  234. Pomeroy, Daniel Kleazer1868-1946
  235. Porter, Henry Hobert1865-1947
  236. Porter, John Addison1856-1900
  237. Porter, Joseph E.
  238. Pratt, Ruth Sears (Baker)1877-
  239. Pritchard, Albert R.
  240. Proctor, Thomas Redfield1844-1920
  241. Prosser, Seward1871-1942
  242. Quinby, Henry Cole1872-1922
  243. Recht, Charles1870-
  244. Reid, Helen Rogers1882-
  245. Reid, Whitelaw1837-1912
  246. Richards, Dickinson W.
  247. Richards, William Roger1853-1910
  248. Robinson, Corrine Roosevelt1861-1933
  249. Robinson, Theodore Douglas1883-
  250. Roosevelt, Edith Kermit1861-1948
  251. Roosevelt, Eleanor1884-1962
  252. Roosevelt, Franklin Delano1882-1945
  253. Roosevelt, Theodore1858-1919
  254. Roosevelt, Theodore Jr.1887-1944
  255. Root, Elihu1845-1937
  256. Rowe, Leo Stanton1871-1946
  257. Rush, Thomas E
  258. Russell, Charles Howland1851-1921
  259. Sampson Flex D.
  260. Sands, Benjamin Aymar1853-1917
  261. Satterlee, Herbert Livingston1863-1947
  262. Schiff, Mortimer L.1877-1931
  263. Schoenfeld, Hans Frederick Arthur1889-1952
  264. Schwab, Gustva Henry1851-1912
  265. Schwab, John Christopher1865-1916
  266. Schwarz, F. A. O.
  267. Scott, John Winfield
  268. Shaw, James G.
  269. Sheffield, Laura
  270. Sheldon, George Rumsey
  271. Shepherd, James G.1838-1926
  272. Sherman, James Schoolcraft1855-1912
  273. Sherman, M.S.
  274. Sherman, Philemon Tecumsa1867-
  275. Shipman, Arthur L.
  276. Simpson, Kenneth Farrand1895-1941
  277. Slater, Samuel S.
  278. Sloan, Samuel
  279. Sloane, William Mulligan1850-1928
  280. Smith, Alfred Emanuel1873-1944
  281. Smith, Howard C.
  282. Snell, Bertrand H.1870-1958
  283. Stern, Louis
  284. Stimson, Henry Lewis1867-1950
  285. Stoddard, Henry Luther1861-
  286. Stokes, Anson Phelps1874-1958
  287. Stortesbury, Louis W.
  288. Strong, Charles Howard1865-
  289. Strong, William Lafayette1827-1900
  290. Sturgis, Thomas
  291. Sturgis, Helen R.
  292. Suares-Mujica, Eduardo1859-
  293. Swan, Thomas Walter1877-
  294. Swayne, Wager1837-1902
  295. Swope, Gerard
  296. Taft, Henry W.1859-1945
  297. Taft, William Howard, Pres.U.S.1857-1930
  298. Tanner, Frederick C.
  299. Thacher, Thomas Day1881-1950
  300. Thompson, William Boyce1869-1930
  301. Tolman, William Howe
  302. Townsend, R. D.
  303. Trevor, Clifford
  304. Trevor, Emily N.
  305. Trudeau, Edward Livingston1848-1915
  306. Underwood, Eugene Bertrand1873-
  307. Van Cott, Conrelius
  308. Vanderbilt, Conrelius1873-1942
  309. Vanderlip, Frank Arthur1864-1937
  310. Vernon, Walter Newhall1878-
  311. Wadsworth, James Wolcott1877-1952
  312. Wagner, Robert Ferdinand1877-1953
  313. Walcott, Frederic Collin1869-1949
  314. Ward, George Cabot
  315. Warner, B.H.
  316. Warram, Noble
  317. Watson, Clarence Wayland1864-1940
  318. Weddell, Alexander Wilbourne1876-1948
  319. Weeks, John Wingate1860-1926
  320. Welch, Lewis Sheldon1867-1940
  321. Wheeler, Everett
  322. White, Edwin Douglass1845-
  323. White, William Pierrepont
  324. Whitehouse, Sheldon1883-
  325. Whitman, Charles Seymour1868-
  326. Wickersham, George Woodward
  327. Wiley, Louis1869-1935
  328. Williams, William1862-1947
  329. Williston, R. L.
  330. Wilson, Hugh Robert1885-
  331. Winston, Frederick J.
  332. Wood, Leonard1860-1927
  333. Woodward, George
  334. Work, Hubert1860-1942
  335. Wright, Harry
  336. Young, Owen D.1874-1962
  337. LETTERS FROM JAMES ROCKWELL SHEFFIELD TO:
  338. Adee, George T.1924 Sep 18
  339. Aldridge, George W.1921 Sep 21
  340. Anderson, Chandler P.1926 Mar 30; Apr 7, 26; May 14; Jun 1, 5; Nov 29 1927 Feb 11; Mar 7, 31; Apr 1, 22; May 3, 18 1928 Nov 1 1934 Aug 15
  341. Anderson, Henry W.1926 Apr 7, 28
  342. Angell, James R.1934 Aug 13
  343. Austin, George C.1921 Jan 4
  344. Bainbridge, William Seuman1934 Jun 20
  345. Baker, Newton D.1935 Jun 25
  346. Bannard, Otto Tremont1921 Jan 19
  347. Bartlett, Philip G.1922 Oct 21
  348. Bonynge, Robert W.1918 Oct 29
  349. Borie, A.E.1918 Feb 4
  350. Brazier, John. H.1893 Nov 9
  351. Brownell, Herbert, Jr.1934 Aug 13
  352. Buckner, Mortimer N.1924 Sep 18
  353. Burleigh, George W.1930 Apr 24
  354. Burlingham, Charles C.1928 Feb 7
  355. Butler, Nicholas Murray1912 Oct 22 1918 Jan 29 1919 May 8; Dec 8 1921 Mar 8 1924 Feb 18 1925 Nov 17 1927 Feb 11, 25; Mar 14 1930 Jan 6 1931 Nov 27 1932 Nov 30 1934 Aug 13 1935 Apr 1, 5, 15 1936 Apr 19; May 12 1937 Apr 28; Oct 7
  356. Caffey, Francis G.1923, Nov 28
  357. Carter, George R.1916 Apr 11
  358. Castle, William R., Jr.1931 Apr 1
  359. Clark, John Kirkland1928 Sep 20
  360. Clarke, John Proctor1923 Mar 27
  361. Coffin, Henry S.1918 Feb 6; May 7 1919 Mar 4
  362. Coolidge, Calvin1923 Aug 3 1927 Jul 19; Dec 27
  363. Cooper, Vernon1927 Jan 18
  364. Coudert, Frderick R.1938 Aug 22
  365. Cowles, William H.1938 Jan 3
  366. Coxe, Alfred C.1924 Jan 23
  367. Crane, Frederick E.1934 Feb 2
  368. Cravath, Paul D.1929 Apr 17
  369. Curran, John E.1923 Jan 11
  370. Curtiss, Julian W.1924 Sep 18
  371. Damrosch, Margaret J. (Blaine)1924: Jan 28; Mar 21
  372. Davis, John W.1934 Aug 13 1931 Sep 28 1937 Dec 3
  373. Day, Ralph A.1915 Dec 21 1923 Dec 14
  374. Decker, William H.1893 Nov 9
  375. Depew, Chauncey Mitchell1909 Oct 2
  376. Dixon, John W.1924 Sep 18
  377. Dye, Alexander V.1928 Dec 20
  378. Fletcher, Henry P.1934 Aug 13
  379. Ford, Franklin1928 Oct 5
  380. Grant, Madison1930 Jun 6
  381. Gildersleeve, Virginia G.1930 Nov 29 1933 Sep 29 1937 Oct 15; Nov 1
  382. Guthrie, William D.1934 May 28
  383. Hagedorn, Hermann1930 Nov 8
  384. Harbord, James G.1928 Nov 5 1930 Apr 21 1934 May 23 1937 Jun 10
  385. Hibbard, Frederick P.1927 Oct 24
  386. Hilles, Charles D.1917 Jun 26 1918 Oct 29 1919 Jan 3 1920 Feb 25 1921 Jan 20; Jul 13, 22 1922 Jul 20; May 2 1926 Jun 15 1932 May 23 1934 Apr 4 1936 Jan 3, 10; Mar 20
  387. Hinman, George W.1929 Jul 23 1932 Mar 15
  388. Hitchcock, Mrs. Ripley1928 Jan 17
  389. Hodges, George W.1923 Nov 19
  390. Hoover, Herbert1929 Jan 7
  391. Houghton, Alanson B.1928 Dec 20
  392. Hoyt, Henry Martyn1906 Oct 24
  393. Hughes, Charles Evans1924 Aug 15 1930 Feb 13 1934 Aug 14 1937 Oct 4
  394. Hull, Cordell1935 Sep 18
  395. Jennings, Annie B.1934 Dec 13
  396. Jennings, Oliver G.1929 Dec 30 1936 Jun 15
  397. Kellog, Frank B.1926 Jul 1 1928 Jul 18; Dec 28 1934 Jan 10; Aug 13
  398. Kellog, Frederic R.1929 Oct 10
  399. Knox, Philander Chase1908 Dec 19
  400. Koenig, Samuel S.1924 Feb 9 1933 Sep 26
  401. Lamont, Thomas W.1931 Nov 6 1934 Aug 13 1935 Oct 28
  402. Lane, Arthur Bliss1928 Apr 28; May 31; Nov 27 1934 Aug 15
  403. Lawrence, William E.1921 Dec 15 1934 Aug 15
  404. Lippmann, Walter1931 Sep 23
  405. Lowden, Franke O.1935 Jun 10
  406. Mack, Walter s.1933 Feb 9
  407. Macy, W. Kingland1934 Sep 21
  408. MacKay, Clarence H.1938 Apr 19
  409. Marconi, G.1928 Feb 4
  410. Mason, Julian S.1927 Oct 21
  411. Mellen, Chase, Jr.1934 Dec 11, 20, 24 1933 Dec 18
  412. Menken, S. Stanwood1932 Feb 8
  413. Mitchell, John Murray1895 Apr 27
  414. Moore, Thomas M.1917 Jan 2
  415. Morrow, Dwight W.1920 Apr 29 1923 Aug 9; Nov 27; Dec 7 1927 Oct 3; Nov 17 1928 Apr 16 1929 Aug 1 1931 Mar 19; May 20
  416. Meyer, Eugene1936 May 27
  417. Murphy, James J.1893 Nov 2
  418. Nettleton, George H.1934 Aug
  419. Newberry, Truman Handy1908 Nov 17
  420. O'Brien, Morgan Joseph1924 Oct 3 1935 May 8
  421. Olds, Robert E.1927 Oct 24 Nov 15; Dec 21, 22, 27
  422. Perkins, George W.1911 Aug 7, 26; Oct 27 1912 Mar 16
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Title
Guide to the James Rockwell Sheffield Papers
Author
compiled by Diane E. Kaplan and William E. Brown, Jr.
Date
October 1985
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

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