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William Denman miscellany, 1917-1959.
BANC MSS 2001/78 z
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Title:

William Denman miscellany, 1917-1959

Creator/Contributor:

Denman, William, 1872-1959, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt, 1872-1961

Creator/Contributor:

Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

Abstract:

Consists chiefly of seven letters from Woodrow Wilson to Denman concerning the events leading to Denman's resignation from his post as chairman of the U.S. Shipping Board in 1917. Denman disagreed with General George W. Goethals, general manager of the U.S. Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corp., over matters regarding shipbuilding efforts for the war emergency. As a result, Wilson forced both men to resign. Also includes an undated letter from Edith Bolling Wilson to Denman on behalf of her husband, and a letter, Dec. 7, [1917?], from Denman to her concerning war legislation. In addition, there is "In Memoriam," a printed transcript of the proceedings held at a special session of the U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco, Calif., March 30, 1959, concerning Denman following his death.

Date:

1917 (issued)

Subject:

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Goethals, George W. (George Washington) -- 1858-1928
United States. -- Shipping Board.
United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation.
United States. -- Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States
Shipbuilding -- United States
Lawyers -- California -- San Francisco
Judges -- California -- San Francisco
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century

Note:

After his resignation from the Shipping Board, Denman returned to his law practice in San Francisco. He was later appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals and was named Chief Judge in 1948.

Physical Description:

print
1 portfolio (.1 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2001/78 z

Origin:

California