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Loomis (Francis B.) Papers
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Description
Official and personal correspondence, reports, legal briefs, speeches, publications, photographs, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material; also included is correspondence dealing with Loomis' involvement in crises relating to Venezuela, Santo Domingo, and Panama, his role during negotioation of the Russo-Japanese War, and his participation in Republan politics during the years 1898-1912; post World War I correspondence focuses on such varied topics as the Japanese question in California, the importance of newspapers in forming public opinion, and consular reform and political issues; numerous Presidents of the U.S. and other notable figures of the period are represented.
Background
Francis Butler Loomis (July 27, 1861 – August 4, 1948) served as the United States Ambassador to Venezuela from 1897 to 1901 and the United States Ambassador to Portugal from 1901 to 1902. He was the United States Assistant Secretary of State from 1903 to 1905 when he was appointed as the acting United States Secretary of State.
Extent
7.5 Linear Feet (15 boxes)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.