Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 1 of 1

William W. Keen's material related to the operation of President Cleveland

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/076-07
Overview This collection documents William Williams Keen’s role in President Grover Cleveland’s 1893 then-secret surgery through Keen’s correspondence and reflections. Given the tumultuous financial markets at the time, President Cleveland’s health was kept secret, with Keen being entrusted to perform a quick yet safe surgery on the President while aboard the yacht Oneida. The collection primarily covers developments surrounding two events: the surgery on July 1st, 1893, and the publication of Keen’s...

Filtered By

  • Subject: Clippings X
  • Names: O'Reilly, Robert M. (Robert Maitland) X