Finding aid created by: [Summit record]
|20 Apr 2009||converted to EAD (AM)|
Overview of the Collection
|Creator:||Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927.|
|Title:||Leonard Wood Letters|
|Quantity:||13 letters (SC).|
|Abstract:||Correspondence of the Army officer, governor general of the Philippines. Outgoing letters, mostly written while Wood served in Cuba, and later in the Philippines.|
|Repository:||Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
Leonard Wood (1860-1927) was a physician, soldier and United States military governor to Cuba and the Moro Province of the Philippines. Wood is best known for his work with the military and the Republican political party, his controversial governorship in the Philippines, and his relationship with Theodore Roosevelt. He also served as physician to several presidents, including William McKinley and Grover Cleveland.
The Leonard Wood Letters consists of thirteen pieces of outgoing correspondence written between 1871 and 1927. Subjects include discussions about his philosophy of military service, the Moro conflict in Cuba, the politics and potential for economic development in the Philippines, and the death of Theodore Roosevelt.
The collection is arranged chronologically.
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Ackerman, Ernest A.
Davenport, Henry J.
Fallows, Edward Huntington, 1865-
Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton), 1850-1921.
Hickok, Paul Robinson, 1877-1945.
Maxwell, Perriton, 1868-1947.
Moses, George Higgins, 1869-1944.
Smith, Alexander N.
Cuba -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Cuba -- History -- 1899-1906.
Philippines -- Economic conditions -- 1918-
Philippines -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Philippines -- History -- 1898-1946.
Philippines -- Politics and government -- 1898-1935.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Cuba.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Philippines.
United States -- Insular possessions.
United States. -- Army -- Officers.
Genres and Forms
Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Leonard Wood Letters,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
|SC 68||Marian 25 Jan. 1871|
|SC 68||Editor Independent 29 Jan. 1902|
|SC 68||Greene, Francis Vinton 7 May 1904|
|SC 68||Mr. Curtis 12 Dec. 1904|
|SC 68||Maxwell, Perriton 29 Jun 1916|
|SC 68||Hickock, Rev. Paul R. 19 Jan. 1919|
|SC 68||Davenport, Henry J. 22 Jan. 1919|
|SC 68||Sir 3 Apr 1922|
|SC 68||Moses, Sen. George H. 30 Mar. 1923|
|SC 68||Smith, Alexander N. 26 Sep. 1923|
|SC 68||Ackerman, Ernest R. 22 Oct. 1923|
|SC 68||Fallows, Edward H. 11 Dec. 1926|
|SC 68||Fallows, Edward H. 15 Mar. 1927|