1802-1943; bulk: 1884-1936
Guide to the Collection
This collection consists of the papers of lawyer, author, and diplomat Frederic Jesup Stimson (1855-1943).
This collection consists of the papers of lawyer, author, and diplomat Frederic Jesup Stimson related primarily to his teaching and scholastic activities at Harvard, 1903-1914, his career as ambassador to Argentina, 1914-1921, and his literary endeavors and writings for Scribner's Magazine, the Atlantic Monthly, and other journals. Subjects include Argentinian politics, diplomacy, and society; Japanese society; World War I; and the Democratic Party. Among the correspondents are William Jennings Bryan, Louis Brandeis, James Bryce, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Charles Evans Hughes, Robert Lansing, A. Lawrence Lowell, John Boyle O'Reilly, Charles Scribner, Charles Warren, and Barrett Wendell. The collection also includes correspondence of Frederic and Mabel Ashhurst Stimson with Ashhurst and Stimson family members.
Gift of Mabel Ashhurst Stimson, 13 Apr. 1944.
Box List of the Collection
Drafts of published writings
Frederic Jesup Stimson papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.