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James Flynn Stutesman papers, 1884-1916.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L152 (Text) 00000106297468 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 manuscripts box

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Restrictions on Access Note:
The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.:
This collection contains Stutesman's papers regarding the Republican Party, his work in Central and South America, and his attempts to secure federal appointments. Also included is his correspondence regarding the 1916 Republican presidential campaign and his papers regarding the Panama-Pacific Exposition, including his reports, and his communications with heads of state in Central American and the West Indies. Other correspondence includes information regarding Bolivian affairs and a report of Lafayette attorney Will R. Wood on his trip to Cuba with Stutesman.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
James Flynn Stutesman Papers, Manuscript Section, Indiana Division, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Biographical or Historical Data:
James Flynn Stutesman was born July 19, 1860 in Peru, Indiana. He graduated from Wabash College in 1884. He married Jessie Emilie Herron in 1910. Stutsman was chiefly a lawyer but also worked as a clerk, realtor, and banker. He was elected to the Indiana House of Representatives in 1885, 1901, and 1903. He served as the Assistant Chief of U.S. Geodetic Survey for Indiana in 1884 and 1885. He was an examiner for the U.S. Department of Justice 1891-1893 and the U.S. Minister to Bolivia in 1908-1910. He became the U.S. Commissioner General to Central America and West Indies for the Panama-Pacific Exposition in 1913 and the Speaker for the U.S. Fuel Administration in 1917. James Flynn Stutesman died December 15, 1917 in Washington, D.C.
Subject: Stutesman, James Flynn, 1860-1917.
Wood, Will R. (Will Robert), 1861-1933.
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Indiana. General Assembly. House of Representatives.
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)
Foreign ministers > United States.
Diplomatic and consular service, American > Central America.
Diplomatic and consular service, American > West Indies.
International relations.
Presidents > Election.
Lawyers > Indiana.
Cuba > Description and travel > 19th century.

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