Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Prominent People Who Met ‘Abdu’l-Bahá or attended a Gathering Where He was Present

Prominent People Who Met ‘Abdu’l-Bahá or attended a Gathering Where He was Present

Date Met
_Jane AddamsAddams, Jane 1860-1935Founder of Chicago’s “Hull House”04-30-1912Chicago, Il.Hull HouseBahá’í World Vol. 6 pp.680-683
AGBBell, Alexander Graham 1847-1922Inventor of the Telephone04-24-1912Washington, D.C.Bell ResidenceMahmud’s Diary, pp. 57-59
Mabel_Thorp_BoardmanBoardman, Mabel Thorp 1860-1946National Secretary American Red Crossca. 04-27-1912Washington, D.C. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in Their Midst, p. 105
CarewCarew, Kate (real name Mary Williams) 1869-1960Caricaturist and Journalist04-19-1912New York, N.Y.Hotel AnsoniaNew York Tribune, May 5, 1912
CarnegieCarnegie, Andrew 1835-1919Philanthropist11-18-1912New York, N.Y.Carnegie Library239 Days, p. 186
Russell ConwellConwell, Russell 1843-1925Founder of Temple University06-09-1912Philadelphia, Pa.Unitarian ChurchBahá'i Magazine, Vol. 22, September, 1931, pp. 265-6.
diya - RevDiya Páshá, YúsufTurkey’s Ambassador to the U.S. 1909-04-25-1912Washington, D.C.Turkish Embassy (Star of the West said it was at the Pasha’s home.)239 Days, p. 44. SotW 19:3 (June 1938), p. 90.
dodge B&WDodge, Arthur Pillsbury 1849-1915Inventor & Publisher04-16-1912New York, N.Y.Dodge residenceMahmud’s Diary, p. 45.
duboisWEBDuBois, W. E. B 1868-1963Co-Founder of N.A.A.C.P.04-30-1919ChicagoHandel Hall239 Days, p. 49.
kahlil-gibran1Gibran, Kahlil 1883-1931Poet & Artist04-15-1912New York, N.Y.Artist’s studio or Hotel Ansonia‘Abdu’l-Bahá in New York The City of the Covenant, p.23-24.
percy stickney grant thumbGrant, Percy Stickney c1860-?Noted clergyman & author04-14-1912New York, N.Y.Church of the Ascension
The Promulgation of Universal Peace
gompersGompers, Samuel 1850-1924Founded the American Federation of Labor (AFofL)04-26-1912Washington, D.C.Continental HallMahmud’s Diary, p. 465.
hearst PNGHearst, Phoebe Apperson 1842-1919First woman Regent of U.C. Berkeley  & Philanthropist10-13-1912Pleasanton, CaliforniaHearst CastleMahmud’s Diary, p. 326.
maximHudson, Maxim 1853-1927Inventor of Armaments04-13-1912New York, N.Y.The Ansonia HotelMahmud’s Diary, p. 41.
dsjJordan, David Starr  1851-1931President Stanford University10-08-1912Palo Alto, CaliforniaStanford UniversityMahmud’s Diary, p. 310.
Kennedy, Charles Rann 1871-1950
Playright, author of “The Terrible Meek”04-22-1912New York, N.Y.The Ansonia HotelThe Diary of Juliet Thompson, p.267.
KhanKhan, Ali Kuli c1879-1966Chargé d’affaires of the Persian Legation04-23-1912Washington, D.C.Persian LegationMahmud’s Diary, p. 462.
gkKasebier, Gertrude 1852-1934Portrait Photographer05-20-1912New York, N.Y.Studio of Gertrude Kasebier‘Abdu’l-Bahá in New York The City of the Covenant, p.51.
Robert_LuceLuce, Robert 1862-1946Lieutenant Governor of Massachussets05-22-1912Boston, Mass.Tremont TempleMahmud’s Diary, p. 107.
McMcClung, Lee 1870-1914U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Washington D.C.Home of Agnes ParsonsThe Diary of Juliet Thompson, p.280.
rabbiMeyer, Martin Abraham 1879-1923Rabbi & Author10-12-1912San FranciscoTemple Emanu-ElMy Memories of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, pp.49-50.
e-robert-pearyPeary, Robert 1856-1920Explorer04-23-1912Washington D.C.Persian LegationThe Diary of Juliet Thompson, p.270.
a-B Potter BustArtist’s Photo Not Yet FoundPotter, Louis 1873-1912Sculptor05-19-1912New York, N.Y.Mrs. Tatum’s HomeThe Diary of Juliet Thompson, p.288.
teddyRoosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919President of the U.S.A.04-25-1912Washington, D.C.Agnes Parsons239 Days, p.44.
smiley-croppedSmiley, Albert K. 1828-1912Founder & President Mohonk Peace Conference05-14-1912New Paltz, N.Y.Mohonk Mountain House‘Abdu’l-Bahá in New York The City of the Covenant, p.33.
a Artist’s Photo Not Yet FoundSpicer-Simson, Theodore 1871-1959Sculptor05-10-1912Washington, D.C.Agnes ParsonsAgnes Parson’s Diary, p.63.
sulzerSulzer, William 1863-1941
U.S. Congressman,
ca. 04-27-1912Washington, D.C. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in Their Midst, p.105.
topkTopakyan, Haozoun HohannesPersian Counsul-General06-30-1912New York, N.Y.Topakyan ResidenceMahmud’s Diary, p. 128.
s_wiseWise, Stephen S. 1874-1949Co-Founder of N.A.A.C.P.05-13-1912New York, N.Y.Hotel AstorMahmud’s Diary, p. 99.
Working Draft compiled by dt 01-29-2012

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