This collection contains four Woodrow Wilson letters, eleven letters of Jessie Wilson (one of his daughters), and one of Francis B. Sayre, all are addressed to either or both Dr. and Mrs. Hans Froelicher.
- 1786 - 1918
- Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 (Person)
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0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mr. Hans Froelicher, Jr., September 1973.
Scope and Contents
Several of the letters are significant. In 1918 President Wilson expressed confidence in Dr. Froelicher's patriotism, Froelicher was threatened with dismissal from Goucher for allegedly Pro-German attitudes. Jessie Wilson in her correspondence discusses her father's election as Governor of New Jersey and the 1912 Democratic Convention and Presidential campaign. Other items in the collection are wedding invitations for the Wilson-Galt and Wilson-Sayre marriages, a sympathy card on the death of Mrs. Wilson in 1914, two programs for a musicale at the White House in 1914 featuring Margaret Wilson (another daughter of President Wilson), a picture section from THE EVENING STAR on March 4, 1913 featuring the Wilson family, 1913 Inauguration materials (tickets, invitation, program), and a 1786 Swiss military patent to Joseph Froelicher.
- Guide to the Wilson-Froelicher correspondence
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- 2020-09-16: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Herberger.