Papers of Guy Moffett, 1920-1963.


Moffett, Guy, 1882-1963. Papers of Guy Moffett, 1920-1963.

Papers of Guy Moffett, 1920-1963.

Personal papers and correspondence of Moffett include material from the Civil Service Commission, 1918-1929, especially the Personnel Classification Board, the Spelman Fund, 1929-1944, the World Bank, 1946-1947, and the Fair Employment Board, 1948-1949. Correspondents include Franklin D. Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover, John D. Rockefeller, and Nicholas Longworth.

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