W. Cameron Forbes miscellany, circa 1680-1900

About this Collection

Type
government publicationFamily papers.Poems-United States-19th century.
Collection Title
W. Cameron Forbes miscellany, circa 1680-1900
Language
English
Origin
Massachusetts
Description
1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Repository
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990095123340203941
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Subjects
Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron)
Forbes family
Japan--Politics and government

Content Notes

This collection is a random assortment of Forbes family letters and historical documents collected over the years. Also includes two signed autograph poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Biographical Notes

Forbes was an American business and government executive. He served as governor-general of the Philippines, 1909-1913, and ambassador to Japan, 1930-1932.