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1903-1922
Inclusive dates
1903-1922
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Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1903-1922, from Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) to Reverend Abel McIver Fraser (1856-1933) of Staunton, Virginia, consisting of: a letter, 11 November 1903, regretfully declining a speaking opportunity in Stauton; a letter, 20 October 1904, regretting that he will be unable to attend a celebration at First Presbyterian Church; a letter, 3 January 1912, thanking Fraser for his hospitality during a Wilson visit to Staunton; a letter, 25 November 1916, thanking Fraser for his congralutions for Wilson's reelection as President of the United States; and a letter, 24 August 1922, stating that the text of a plate to be placed under a portrait of his father, Joseph Ruggles Wilson (1822-1903), former pastor at First Presbyterian, is acceptable and that he appreciates the sentiment behind it
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Biographical or historical data
Woodrow Wilson was born 28 December 1856 in Staunton, Virginia, to Joseph Ruggles Wilson (1822-1903) and Janet "Jessie" Woodrow Wilson (1830-1888). Wilson graduated from Princeton University in 1879, and then briefly attended the University of Virginia law school. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1885. Wilson began his teaching career at Bryn Mawr College in 1885, then moved to Wesleyan College in 1888, and finally to Princeton University in 1890. In 1902, he was appointed president of Princeton, a position he held until 1910. From 1911 to 1913, he was governor of New Jersey. Wilson was President of the United States from 1913 to 1921, and guided the nation through the first World War. Wilson married first Ellen Louise Axson (1860-1914) 24 June 1885, and they had three daughters. He married second Edith Bolling Galt (1872-1961) 18 December 1915. Wilson died 3 February 1924 in Washington D.C. and was buried in the National Cathedral.
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Vi
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Letters
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  • The Library of Virginia
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5
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000489735
Type of unit
leaves.

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