Frederick Moore Vinson papers, 1907-1953.

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Vinson, Fred M., 1890-1953. Frederick Moore Vinson papers, 1907-1953.

Frederick Moore Vinson papers, 1907-1953.

These papers and documents relate to Vinson and his service in the three branches of the U.S. Government. Correspondents in the Vinson papers include: Louis Arnett, Alben Barkley, Hugo Black, Harold Burton, Harry F. Byrd, Albert B. Chandler, Virgil M. Chapman, Thomas C. Clark, Clark Clifford, William O. Douglass, William Fields, James Forrestal, Felix Frankfurter, Lyndon Johnson, Keen Johnson, John McCormack, Sherman Minton, Stanley Reed, A. Willis Robertson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman and Thomas Underwood.

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