Papers, 1866-1953, 1933-1953 (bulk)

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Papers, 1866-1953, 1933-1953 (bulk)

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, statistical data, transcripts of press conferences, diplomatic cables, speeches, articles, press releases, scrapbooks, and clippings relating to his position as Under Secretary and Secretary of the Treasury, 1933-1945; and over 800 volumes of his "Diaries," 1933-1953, containing transcripts of interviews, conversations, and conferences, departmental correspondence, drafts of proposed legislation, and his notes on subjects and situations; eight volumes focus on exchanges and conversations with the President, 1939-1953. Correspondents include Bernard M. Baruch, Frederic A. Delano, Marriner S. Eccles, James A. Farley, Herbert Feis, John N. Garner, Carter Glass, William Hassett, Harry Hopkins, Louis McHenry Howe, Robert H. Jackson, Jesse Jones, Fiorello La Guardia, Herbert Lehman, Douglas MacArthur, Marvin H. McIntyre, William H. McReynolds, John E. Mack, George Peek, Frances Perkins, Donald Richberg, Josephine Roche, Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Samuel I. Rosenman, Nathan Straus, Arthur Sulzberger, Harry S. Truman, Frank C. Walker, and Henry A. Wallace.

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McIntyre, Marvin Hunter, 1878-1943

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McReynolds, William H. (William Henry), 1880-1951

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Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965

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