Papers, 1890-1953 (bulk 1928-1944).

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Slattery, Harry, 1887-1949. Papers, 1890-1953 (bulk 1928-1944).

Papers, 1890-1953 (bulk 1928-1944).

Correspondence, memoranda, writings and speeches, printed material, and scrapbooks relating to Slattery's various governmental positions and reflecting his interest in conservation issues. The bulk of the collection relates to Slattery's positions as personal assistant to Harold L. Ickes (1933-1938), as Undersecretary of the Interior (1938-1939), and as administrator of the Rural Electrification Administration (REA, 1939-1944). Other papers concern his service as secretary to Gifford Pinchot (1909-1912), as secretary of the National Conservation Association (1912-1923), as special assistant to Interior Secretary Franklin K. Lane (1917-1918), as a Washington lawyer (1923-1933), and as counsel to the National Boulder Dam Association (1925-1929). There is also information about the Teapot Dome Scandal. There is extensive material concerning the relationship between the REA and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, its executive manager, Clyde Ellis, and the conflict between Slattery and the Secretary of Agriculture, Claude Wickard. Includes manuscripts of Slattery's autobiography, FROM ROOSEVELT TO ROOSEVELT, and RURAL AMERICA LIGHTS UP, which is attributed to him. Correspondents include Judson King, Basil M. Manly, Amos R. Pinchot, John Patrick Grace, Cornelia B. Pinchot, and Philip Patterson Wells.

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Wickard, Claude R. (Claude Raymond), 1893-1967

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King, Judson, 1872-1958

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Wells, Philip P. (Philip Patterson), 1868-1929

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Lane, Franklin K.

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Lane, 1864-1921, born in Canada and lived in California where he practiced law in San Francisco; he was United States Secretary of the Interior from 1913-1920. From the description of Proclamation with portrait of Theodore Roosevelt : broadside. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863398 In 1917, Brown became Special Assistant to Secretary of the Interior, Franklin K. Lane, and worked with him until November 1918, when he enlisted in the Army. After the war, Brown...

Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952

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National Conservation Association (U.S.)

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Manly, Basil Maxwell, 1886-1950

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Slattery, Harry, 1887-1949

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Conservationist and U.S. government official. From the description of Papers, 1890-1953 (bulk 1928-1944). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122427426 From the description of Papers, 1901-1953. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20159093 1887, June 13 Born, Greenville, South Carolina 1909 ...

Grace, John P. (John Patrick), 1874-1940

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Politician and journalist, of Charleston, S.C. From the description of John Patrick Grace papers, 1902-1940. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19592229 John P. Grace was born on "factory hill" in Charleston, S.C., in 1874. He attended the Christian Brothers' School, Charleston High School, and received his law degree in 1902 from Georgetown. In the course of his law career he was associated with the firms of Logan and Grace and Logan, Grace, and Cosgrove. He fou...

Pinchot, Cornelia Bryce, 1881-1960

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Politician, political activist, and wife of Gifford Pinchot, conservationist and governor of Pennsylvania. Born Cornelia Elizabeth Bryce. From the description of Cornelia Bryce Pinchot papers, 1899-1960 (bulk 1918-1947). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981918 In 1923 Pinchot proposed a conference on "Civil Disabilities of Women" to be sponsored by the American Academy of Political and Social Science, to debate the Equal Rights Amendment. From the description of ...