Luke Wright papers (1883-1911, bulk 1900-1906)
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Title: Luke Wright papers
Creator: Wright, Luke E. (Luke Edward), 1846-1922
Inclusive dates: 1883-1911
Bulk dates: 1900-1906
Extent: 3 Linear Feet (1 record center box and 3 flat (drop front) oversize boxes)
American political figure in the late 19th and early 20th centuries; appointed Governor General of the Philippines in 1901; 1906-1907 served as the ambassador to Japan; appointed Secretary or War under President Theodore Roosevelt from 1908-1909. Collection includes correspondence, household budgets, invitations, letters of reference, documents, clippings and photographs reflecting aspects of Wright's diplomatic career in the Philippines, Japan and the United States. The bulk of the collection covers Luke and Katherine Wright's lives during their appointment to the Philippines, 1900-1906. Of particular interest are letters from Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft and Leonard Wood.
Call number: ams0059
Language: The material is in English.
Repository: University of Michigan Library (Special Collections Research Center)