Front cover image for Philander C. Knox papers, 1796-1922 (bulk 1901-1921)

Philander C. Knox papers, 1796-1922 (bulk 1901-1921)

Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, articles, notebooks, bills and resolutions, legal records, biographical sketches, library catalog, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, cartoons, and other papers relating chiefly to Knox's service as U.S. attorney general under William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt, U.S. secretary of state under William H. Taft, and U.S. senator from Pennsylvania. Subjects include relations with Latin America, the Middle East, Russia, and East Asia, especially China. Topics include the Panama Canal and Panama toll revision, the Versailles treaty, League of Nations, and the Chinese Revolution of 1911-1912. Other subjects include the antitrust prosecution of the Northern Securities Company, railroad rate legislation, reorganization of the U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission, founding of the U.S. Department of Commerce and Labor, and efforts to promote Knox as a presidential candidate
Archival Material, English,
8,450 items. 75 containers. 30 linear feet.
Collection material in English