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Memorial to Maj. Archibald W. Butt and Francis Davis Millet.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Library

Memorial to Maj. Archibald W. Butt and Francis Davis Millet.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Armed Forces -- Officers,
  • Monuments,
  • Washington (D.C.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMemorial to Archibald W. Butt and Francis D. Millet, officers on the Titanic, in Washington, D.C
    SeriesH.rp.1237
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16113602M


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Memorial to Maj. Archibald W. Butt and Francis Davis Millet. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Library Download PDF EPUB FB2

The item Memorial to Maj. Archibald W. Butt and Francis Davis Millet. Aug -- Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed., (electronic resource) represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Bates College.

The following inscription is carved on the rim of the Basin: In memory or Francis Davis Millet- -and Archibald Willingham Вutt This monument has been erected by their friends with the sanction of Congress.

Executive Avenue, Washington DC, USA The Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain was erected by the contributions of friends of Major Archibald Willingham Butt and Francis Davis Millet. "The 8-foot-high fountain is composed of a marble shaft of simple Neo-classical design rising from an octagonal basin of Tennessee marble.

A memorial book to honor the memory of Major Archibald W. Butt and Mr. Francis D. Millet. It has been suggested (And this suggestion has the approval or the president) that an enduring memorial be erected on public grounds in Washington. Looking northeast at the Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain near The Ellipse (the southern portion of the President's Park) in Washington, D.C., in the United States.

This memorial fountain was erected in October in memory of Major Archibald Butt (military aide to President William Howard Taft) and Francis Davis Millet (painter). The Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain was erected by the contributions of friends of Major Archibald Willingham Butt and Francis Davis Millet.

"The 8-foot-high fountain is composed of a marble shaft of simple Neo-classical design rising from an octagonal basin of Tennessee marble.

The Fountain is situated south of the White House Grounds, at the northwest junction of the road around those grounds with the road around the ellipse. The following inscription is carved on the rim of the Basin: In memory or Francis Davis Millet- -and Archibald Willingham Вutt The Memorial Mystery has surrounded Archibald Butt and Francis Millet ever since their tragic death aboard the RMS Titanic on Ap Believed to be the only officials of the United States who perished aboard the ship, Congress passed a joint resolution soon after their death authorizing the construction of a memorial in their honor.

Major Archibald Willingham Butt was returning from a six-week European break, during which time he had even enjoyed an audience with the Pope. Now he was returning to Washington aboard Titanic with his close friend, Francis Davis Millet. Dedicated in Octoberit commemorates the deaths of Archibald Butt (the military aide to President William Howard Taft) and Francis Davis Millet.

Millet, Francis Davis, [from old catalog], Butt, Archibald Willingham, [from old catalog], Washington, D.C Publisher Washington Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language English.

Ded­i­cated in Oc­to­berit com­mem­o­rates the deaths of Archibald Butt (the mil­i­tary aide to Pres­i­dent William Howard Taft) and Fran­cis Davis Mil­let (a jour­nal­ist and painter, and Butt's close friend and house­mate).

Both men died dur­ing the sink­ing of the RMS Ti­tanic on Ap President Taft and Washington Friends Raise Funds for a TabletWASHINGTON, May President Taft, members of the Diplomatic Corps in Washington, and many high Government officials have contributed to a fund of several thousand dollars, completed today, which is to be used to erect a memorial to Major Archibald W.

Butt, personal aid to two Presidents, and to Frank D. Millet, Vice. Archie Butt’s body was never recovered.

Today a memorial stone – a cenotaph – sits in Section 3 at Arlington National Cemetery in honor of Archibald Willingham Butt. Francis Millet.

Francis Davis Millet was a highly-respected artist. Born in Massachusetts inyoung Frank Millet would work alongside his father in the Civil War in Inthe Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain was erected in Washington, D.C., in memory of Millet and his long-time friend Archibald W.

Butt, with whom he shared a home. A bronze bust in Harvard University's Widener Library also memorializes Millet. Inhis murals were exhibited in. Mr Francis Davis Millet, 65, was born on 3 November in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts.

Accompanying his surgeon father to the Civil War, Millet served as a drummer boy to a Massachusetts regiment and later served as a surgical assistant. A brilliant student at Harvard, he became a reporter, then city editor, of the Boston Courier.

In a book titled: "Memorial Edition Sinking of the Titanic-Thrilling Stories Told By Survivors", entered according to act of Congress in the yearby Geo. Bertron, The Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington, D.C., U.S.A., a special page is devoted to the memorial services held for Archibald Butt in Augusta, Georgia.

In Octoberthe Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain, named for Archibald Butt and Francis Millet, was dedicated near the White House on the Ellipse.

In Augusta, Georgia, the Butt Memorial Bridge was dedicated in by Taft. Novem – Francis Davis Millet Francis Davis Millet was a polymath and a real overachiever; a Harvard educated painter, sculptor, and writer, who went down with the ship in He studied at Royal Academy of Fine Arts at Antwerp and was the first student to win a silver medal in his first year; and a gold medal the next.

Francis Davis Millet ( - ) In early Mr. Millet took a trip to Rome for Academy business and took with him his good friend Major Archibald Willingham Butt. a memorial. Archibald Willingham DeGraffenreid Clarendon Butt (September 26th, - April 15th, ) was an American journalist and United States Army officer.

After a short career as a newspaper reporter, he served two years as the First Secretary of the American embassy in Mexico. He was commissioned in the United States Volunteers in and served in the Quartermaster Corps during the Philippine. Major Archibald Willingham Butt, 45, was born on 26 September A resident of Washington DC, USA, Major Butt boarded the Titanic at Southampton with his friend Francis D.

Millet. Travelling as a first class passenger (ticket number£26 11s), Major Butt occupied cabin B 伯特-米莱特纪念喷泉(英語: Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain )是一座位于美国华盛顿哥伦比亚特区 总统公园的纪念 噴泉。 于年十月正式完工。用以纪念年4月15日泰坦尼克号沉没事故中双双罹难的 阿奇博伯特 ( 英语 : Archibald Butt ) 与法蘭西斯戴維斯米萊特。 前者为美国总统威廉霍华德塔.

In The Millet-Butt Memorial Fountain was constructed near the White House in the Ellipse. In Augusta, Georgia, the Butt Memorial Bridge was dedicated in by Taft. The Washington National Cathedral contains a large plaque dedicated to Major Archibald Butt. It can be found on the wall in the Museum Store.

In fiction. WASHINGTON, Oct. Plans will be completed in the near future for the dedication of a fountain erected south of the White House in honor of the memories of Major Archibald W. Butt, former White House military attaché, and Francis D. Millet, painter and author, who lost their lives in the Titanic disaster early in The Fountain in memory of Francis Davis Millet, Archibald Willingham Butt at the memorial service of Archibald W.

Butt, at Augusta, Georgia, May 2nd, by Joseph B Cumming (Book) A death on the Titanic: the loss of Major Archibald Butt by the life of Major Archibald Butt from Georgia to the Titanic by George Behe.

Archibald Willingham DeGraffenreid Clarendon Butt [1] (Septem – Ap ) was an American journalist and United States Army officer. After a short career as a newspaper reporter, he served two years as the First Secretary of the American embassy in enlisted in the United States Volunteers in and served in the Quartermaster Corps during the Spanish-American War.

The multitalented Millet also wrote travel books, translated Tolstoy, and, with Daniel Burnham inwrote a book on the planning and design of the World’s Fair.

Millet died in the sinking of the Titanic and is memorialized with his friend, Archibald Butt, in the Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain in Washington, D.C.

Millet’s papers are. The American artist Francis Davis Millet (Frank Millet) has connections with Broadway’s St Eadburgha’s Church (a Grade 1 listed building dating back to Saxon times) located on the Snowshill Road, Broadway, about 3/4 mile south of the centre of the village opposite Coneygree Lane.

The church is a lovely 10 minute stroll from our Cotswold holiday cottages at West End. She hurriedly booked passage home on the new luxury ocean liner, Titanic.

On the voyage, she socialized with other prominent travelers, such as President Taft's military aide, Major Archibald Butt, and the painter Francis Davis Millet.

Helen was able to board lifeboat number 6, but fell and fractured her ankle in the process. Memorial fountain of marble and granite erected by friends in honor of Major Archibald W.

Butt, Military Aide to Presidents Roosevelt and Taft, and to Francis Davis Millet, painter and member of Fine Ans Commission. An Act of Congress approv. Richard] Davenport-Hines, however, believes Butt and Millet were gay lovers. He wrote in "The enduring partnership of Butt and Millet was an early case of "Don't ask, don't tell." Washington insiders tried not to focus too closely on the men's.

Very close to both men and fiercely loyal, Butt was caught in the middle. As his health was deteriorating during this period, his friend Francis Davis Millet asked Taft to give him a leave of absence to recuperate before the presidential primaries began. Taft agreed and ordered Butt to go on vacation.

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