Newton Diehl Baker Papers 1896-1962 (bulk 1916-1937)

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Newton Diehl Baker Papers, 1896-1962, (bulk 1916-1937)

Newton Diehl Baker Papers 1896-1962 (bulk 1916-1937)

U.S. secretary of war, author, lawyer, and municipal official of Cleveland, Ohio. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches and articles, newspaper articles, and printed material relating primarily to Baker's post-World War I activities as the head of several business firms and of organizations devoted to education, law and jurisprudence, and philanthropy, relief, and other types of human services.

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