Brent Spence papers, 1930-1962, 1943-1962.

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Spence, Brent, 1874-1967. Brent Spence papers, 1930-1962, 1943-1962.

Brent Spence papers, 1930-1962, 1943-1962.

This collection includes constituent correspondence, extensive files on service academy appointments, service cases and Veterans Administration records. There is considerable material on general legislation, usually filed at the end of the year, by subject, or under the name of the committee to which the bills were referred. In addition to papers related to the work of the Committee on Banking and Currency, there are bound copies of hearings, reports and public laws on committee legislation concerned with tobacco, price control, housing, banking and monetary matters. Correspondents in the Spence papers include: Dean Acheson, Alben Barkley, Bernard Baruch, James Byrnes, John Sherman Cooper, Douglas Dillon, James A. Farley, Averill Harriman, J. Edgar Hoover, Cordell Hull, Estes Kefauver, John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Fiorella LaGuardia, Scott W. Lucas, John W. McCormack, George Meany, Sam Rayburn, Walter P. Reuther, Nelson Rockerfeller, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Dean Rusk, Adlai E. Stevenson, Stuart Symington, Herry Truman, Fred Vinson and governors of Kentucky and political leaders of Mr. Spence's district.

81 cubic ft.

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