Papers, 1928-1946.

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Hopkins, Harry L. (Harry Lloyd), 1890-1946. Papers, 1928-1946.

Papers, 1928-1946.

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, drafts of articles, printed bulletins and circulars, press clippings, and other items pertaining to his work with the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, the Civil Works Administration and the Works Progress Administration, 1930-1940; as Secretary of Commerce, 1938-1940; and as Special Assistant to the President, 1941-1945, which concerns American production of war materials and their distribution to Allied countries, particularly Great Britain and the Soviet Union, intelligence activities, and military planning and war strategy. Correspondence, clippings, charts, drafts, reports, notes, and other materials, 1933-1945, from Hopkins' papers used by Robert Sherwood for his book ROOSEVELT AND HOPKINS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY which particularly concerns his war work. Correspondence files, 1933-1940, concerning official duties and politics. Correspondents include James Byrnes, Homer Cummings, Marriner Eccles, James Farley, Jerome Frank, W. Averell Harriman, Leon Henderson, Harold Ickes, Edward J. Kelly, John A. Kingsbury, Fiorello La Guardia, Floyd Olson, Frances Perkins, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Samuel I. Rosenman, James H. Rowe, Jr., Robert Sherwood, Henry Wallace, and Aubrey Williams. Speech and article files which include some related correspondence, 1933-1945, and clipping file on his career, 1933-1940.

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