- Taft, William Howard (1857-1930)
Taft, William Howard (1857-1930)
This collection is stored at Firestone Library.
Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room
Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre,
Extent: 5 folders
Collection is open for research use. Researchers may be required to use surrogates of
collection items stored in special vault facilities.
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
Taft, William Howard (1857-1930); 1892-1929; Andre De Coppet Collection, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.