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Everett P. Wheeler papers, 1868-1925.
Wheeler, Everett Pepperrell, 1840-1925.
- 3.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Collection consists of correspondence, legal and real estate papers, articles, speeches, maps, photograph, and printed matter. General correspondence, 1882-1925, mainlyconcerns Wheeler's opinions on World War I, Armenian immigration, and womens suffrage. Other correspondence relates to the Citizens Union and the drive for efficient government for New York City, the American Bar Association,the League of Nations, tariff reform, and other topics of interest to Wheeler. Also, his speeches and articles, 1888-1924; maps of the New York area; photograph of Venice in 1882; and printed materials regarding the Citizens Union and political campaigns of 1880.
Everett Pepperell Wheeler (1840-1925) was an American lawyer and civil service reformer. He was a founder of the New York Bar Association and served for seventeen years as chairman of the executive committee of the New York Civil Service Reform Association. Other organizationshe supported were the Citizens Union, the Committee of Seventy, the Reform Club, and the Man Suffrage Association.
Controlled Access Terms
- Wheeler, Everett Pepperrell, 1840-1925.
- American Bar Association.
- League of Nations.
- Civil service reform -- New York (State) -- New York.
- Irish question.
- Political corruption -- United States.
- Trade regulation.
- Women -- Suffrage.
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Public opinion.
- New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- To 1898.
- United States -- Emigration and immigration.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933.
- Photographic prints.
Additional Creator Name
- Citizens Union of the City of New York.