George B. Cortelyou Papers 1871-1948 (bulk 1897-1908)

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George B. Cortelyou Papers, 1871-1948, (bulk 1897-1908)

George B. Cortelyou Papers 1871-1948 (bulk 1897-1908)

Public official and presidential secretary. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, memoranda, subject files, printed matter, and miscellany relating to Cortelyou's duties as secretary to William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt, his service as secretary of commerce and labor, postmaster general, and secretary of the treasury, and his work as chairman of the Republican National Committee.

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