Taft, William Howard (1857-1930)

5 folders

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre, 1892-1953..

Dates: 1892-1929.

Extent: 5 folders

Languages: English.

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William Howard Taft served in multiple high-ranking U.S government offices, most notably as President from 1909 to 1913 and Chief Justice from 1921 to 1930. His devotion to law and the courts is evident in this collection of his letters. Most notable is a series of letters written to friend and colleague W. Hallett Phillips containing an insightful mixture of personal and professional news and opinions.

Preferred Citation

Taft, William Howard (1857-1930); 1892-1929; Andre De Coppet Collection, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

    Title Date Container
    Letters 1892 January 28-1929 March 20 Explore Multiple Containers
    Tributes dates not examined Explore Multiple Containers

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