Frank J. Hecker papers  1891-1908 (bulk 1898-1905)
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Contents List

   Container / Location    Title
 
Correspondence and documents [series]:
Box   1  
  August 13, 1891-October 20, 1898.    [Note: (Letters include one from Rutherford Birchard Hayes to Mrs. Hecker, August 13, 1891. Another contains two sketch maps of Playa de Marianao, Cuba, depicting a temporary landing place for transport ships, October 20, 1898)]
 
Letterbooks
 
  June 30, 1898-September 16, 1898; 508 pages    [Note: (not located in box 1, on shelf beside boxed Hecker papers)]
 
  September 16, 1898-April 19, 1899; 141 pages    [Note: (not located in box 1, on shelf beside boxed Hecker papers)]
Box   2  
  October 21, 1898-December 14, 1898.
Box   3  
 December 15, 1898-April 12,1900; April 8, 1901-November 23, 1903.    [Note: (Col. Hecker's undated notebook of ship names and information is located in this box)]
Box   4  
 February 24, 1904-September 7, 1904.
Box   5  
 October 8, 1904-January 17, 1905; November 2, 1908.
 
Photographs [series]:
 
William McKinley, signed photograph, 1900.
 
Theodore Roosevelt, signed photograph with inscription to Frank J. Hecker, November 18, 1904.
 
Grenville Mellen Dodge, signed photograph with inscription to Frank J. Hecker, 1905.
 
Photograph of General John J. Pershing decorating Col. Frank J. Hecker with the Civil War Medal, Camp Custer, Michigan, August 26, 1923.
 
Russell Alexander Alger, signed photograph, undated.
 
Ephemera, printed materials, and miscellany [series]:
 
Published document. United States. Army--Armed Forces in Cuba. September 13, 1898 : Sir, I have the honor to submit the following report of the campaign which terminated in the fall of Santiago de Cuba, and the adjacent territory, and the establishment of the military government therein. (National government publication, [Washington, D.C., 1898])
 
Butler, Charles Henry. Freedom of private property on the sea from capture during the war ("special advance sheets," 1898)
 
Invitation to attend a reception at the Executive Mansion, given by William and Ida McKinley, January 25, 1899.
 
Invitation to attend a religious service in memory of Félix François Faure, deceased President of the Republic of France, February 21, 1899.
 
Capitol admission ticket and printed program for the funeral of President William McKinley, [ September 1901].
 
Program for a reception given by the Detroit Club to congratulate Frank Hecker on his appointment to the Isthmian Canal Commission, March 12, 1904.
 
"The President" [Theodore Roosevelt] name card, on which is written "With hearty thanks for your congratulations," in an official White House envelope, [postmarked November 12, 1904].
 
Printed program for the unveiling ceremonies for a statue of Frederick the Great, Washington, D.C., November 19, 1904.
 
Newspaper clippings (in three envelopes, marked "Re to Resignation from Panama Canal Commission," "Article N.Y. World Oct 7th…," and "Detroit Interviews," 1904).
 
21 empty envelopes; many marked with titles such as "Playa de Marianao" and "Havana Construction of Pier and Railroad Contract &c."