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John Spencer Bassett papers, 1770-1978

Author: John Spencer Bassett
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence, diaries and journals, lectures, speeches, writings, research material, subject files, family correspondence, and collected historical manuscripts documenting Bassett's career as historian, editor, and university professor. Documents Bassett's teaching career at Trinity College, Durham, N.C. (later Duke University), and at Smith College, Northampton, Mass., his biography of Andrew Jackson, and his
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
History
Correspondence
Named Person: Herbert Baxter Adams; Charles McLean Andrews; Jessie Lewellin Bassett; Margaret Byrd Bassett; Richard H Bassett; Kemp P Battle; William K Boyd; George Washington Cable; William C C Claiborne; J Franklin Crowell; Josephus Daniels; William Edward Dodd; Stockley Donelson; Ralph Earl; Albert Bushnell Hart; Andrew Jackson; J Franklin Jameson; Walter Hines Page; Ulrich Bonnell Phillips; Archibald Roane; William P Trent; William Tyrrell; Henry Watson; Benjamin Williams; Woodrow Wilson; Herbert Baxter Adams; Charles McLean Andrews; Jessie Lewellin Bassett; Margaret Byrd Bassett; Richard H Bassett; Kemp P Battle; William K Boyd; George Washington Cable; William C C Claiborne; J Franklin Crowell; Josephus Daniels; William Edward Dodd; Stockley Donelson; Ralph Earl; Albert Bushnell Hart; Andrew Jackson; J Franklin Jameson; Walter Hines Page; Ulrich Bonnell Phillips; Archibald Roane; William P Trent; William Tyrrell; Henry Watson; Benjamin Williams; Woodrow Wilson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Spencer Bassett
OCLC Number: 71072393
Language Note: Collection material in English.
Description: 25,450 items. 63 containers plus 5 oversize. 26.8 linear feet.

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Correspondence, diaries and journals, lectures, speeches, writings, research material, subject files, family correspondence, and collected historical manuscripts documenting Bassett's career as historian, editor, and university professor. Documents Bassett's teaching career at Trinity College, Durham, N.C. (later Duke University), and at Smith College, Northampton, Mass., his biography of Andrew Jackson, and his secretaryship of the American Historical Association. Includes Bassett's writings and research material on the Regulator Insurrection movement, slavery, and other topics in North Carolina history; his editorship of the South Atlantic Quarterly; and his interest in race relations, politics, and educational reform in the South, and in national politics and the League of Nations. Bassett's collected historical manuscripts include letters (1802) between governors William C.C. Claiborne, Archibald Roane, and Benjamin Williams concerning the extradition of Stockley Donelson and William Tyrrell, implicated in the Yazoo land frauds; papers of Ralph Earl, artist and intimate of Andrew Jackson; family and personal papers of Alabama lawyer and planter Henry Watson; and literary papers.

Family correspondents include Bassett's wife, Jessie Lewellin Bassett, and their children, Margaret Byrd Bassett and Richard H. Bassett. Correspondents include Herbert Baxter Adams, Charles McLean Andrews, Kemp P. Battle, William K. Boyd, George Washington Cable, J. Franklin Crowell, Josephus Daniels, William Edward Dodd, Robert L. Flowers, Albert Bushnell Hart, J. Franklin Jameson, Walter Hines Page, Ulrich Bonnell Phillips, William P. Trent, and Woodrow Wilson.

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