Guide to the Papers of John Wingate Weeks, 1843 - 1976Manuscript ML-1

Series List

Go to: Series 1 | Series 2 | Series 3 | Series 4 | Series 5 | Series 6

Series 1, Correspondence, 1902-1926

Contains personal and professional correspondence. Correspondents include Calvin Coolidge, Woodrow Wilson, Newton D. Baker, Edwin A. Filene, Warren G. Harding, Sinclair Weeks, Henry Cabot Lodge, William H. Taft and Charles G. Washburn.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Go to boxes: 1 - 9

Series 2, Scrapbooks, 1906-1926

Contains scrapbooks with newspaper clippings chronicling Weeks' political life and his death.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Go to boxes: 10 - 19 | 20 - 33

Series 3, Photographs , circa 1860-1976

Contains photo albums, loose photographs, diplomas, certificates and memorabilia chronicling Weeks' private and political life.

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Unrestricted.

Go to boxes: 34 - 37

Series 4, Writings, 1879-1925

Contains typescripts and printed copies of speeches given by Weeks throughout his political life, as well as journals kept during his time at the U.S. Naval Academy. Articles written by Weeks are also included.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Go to boxes: 38 - 39

Series 5, Professional , 1843-1961

Contains typescripts of Charles G. Washburn's biography on Weeks, pamphlets, booklets, flyers, press release and other campaign materials related to his political career, including material related to the Weeks Bill. Poems and other writings about Weeks and "The Faithful Ten," as well as memorabilia, are also included.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Go to boxes: 40 - 41

Series 6, Personal , 1885-1927

Contains a childhood photograph and merit cards, marriage announcements, medical history and a press release about his burial at Arlington.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Go to boxes: 42 - 42

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