Papers, 1877-1958.


Wehle, Louis B. (Louis Brandeis), 1880-1959. Papers, 1877-1958.

Papers, 1877-1958.

Correspondence, memoranda, legal papers, appointment diaries, research notes, drafts of articles, published materials, and clippings relating to his career as a private lawyer in Louisville, Ky. and New York City and to his government positions with the General Munitions Board, Council of National Defense, United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation, and the War Finance Corporation, 1917-1920, and in Roosevelt's administration as member of the White House Conference on Power Pooling, Head of the United States Foreign Economic Mission to the Netherlands, and United States Ambassador to the Netherlands. Correspondents include Louis D. Brandeis, Christian Herter, James M. Landis, Franklin D. Roosevelt (including the World War I period), and Alexander Sachs. Other subjects include his affiliation with Harvard University, railroad reorganization in the 1930's, the Tennessee Valley Authority, international law, Indonesia, and legal cases involving railroads. Also includes family letters and papers relating to Amy Brandeis Wehle, Fannie Wehle and Karel deHaas, Otto A. Wehle, and Louis Brandeis Wehle, 1877-1958; and correspondence, notes, and drafts of a projected biography of Hon. Charles McCarthy (of Wisconsin), ca. 1928, including some correspondence of McCarthy and his widow.

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