Papers, 1908-1960.

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Page, Arthur W. (Arthur Wilson), 1883-1960. Papers, 1908-1960.

Papers, 1908-1960.

Papers of a public relations and business consultant, including correspondence, articles and addresses, appointment books, some records of organizations which he served, and a Page family history. Correspondence, primarily 1918-1960, comprises the bulk of the collection and provides excellent material on his public relations work for educational institutions and foundations, his government service, and his work as a consultant to business. Continuing interest in education is revealed in material on the Farmers Educational and Development Fund and Harvard University. During the 1940's the letters include many references to his chairmanship of the Joint Army-Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation, which culminated in the formation of the USO. Correspondence from the 1950's contains many references to the problems of big business and transportation and to the organizations which he served as public relations consultant including the American Telephone & Telegraph Co., the Employers Labor Relations Information Committee, Mayo Clinic, and Radio Free Europe. Between 1948 and 1960 work to improve the image of the railroad and steel industries figures prominently in the correspondence. Significant correspondents include William H. Baldwin, Bruce Barton, Omar N. Bradley, Thomas D'Arcy Brophy, Nicholas Murray Butler, James F. Byrnes, J. Lawton Collins, James Bryant Conant, Elmer Davis, Pendleton Dudley, Allen W. Dulles, John Foster Dulles, Dwight D. Eisenhower, James V. Forrestal, Christian Herter, Herbert Hoover, Estes Kefauver, David Lawrence, Trygve Lie, Walter Lippmann, George C. Marshall, Frank E. Mason, Earl Newsom, Richard Nixon, John J. Pershing, Theodore Roosevelt, Henry L. Stimson, Lowell Thomas, Sinclair Weeks, and Wendell L. Willkie. Additional files containing reports and related papers document his work as chairman of a Presidential advisory committee on transportation in 1955 and as project director for the New York-New Jersey Metropolitan Rapid Transit Survey in 1956-1957. The collection also contains minutes of the executive and finance committees of the Carnegie Corporation, 1951-1958; articles and addresses, 1927-1960; and appointment books. Photographs include portraits of Page, other business executives, and associates, 1930-1950.

34.0 c.f. (81 archives boxes, 5 volumes, 1 package) and14 photographs (1 folder)

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