Albert Joseph Engel papers, 1911-1959.

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Albert Joseph Engel papers, 1911-1959.

Correspondence, reports and newspaper clippings concerning his activities on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Armed Services; material on the Manhattan Project and the testing of the atomic and hydrogen bombs; ledgers, journals and other business and legal records; and photographs. Correspondents include: James T. Adams, Max Baer, Wilber M. Brucker, Harry F. Byrd, Frank Carlson, Thomas Connally, James O. Curwood, Luren D. Dickinson, Walt Disney, Homer Ferguson, Frank Fitzgerald, James. Forrestal, Fred W. Green, Alexander J. Groesbeck, John A. Hannah, James M. Hare, Herbert C. Hoover, J. Edgar Hoover, Cordell Hull, Harry F. Kelly, Frank Knox, Alfred M. Landon, John L. Lewis, Isador Lubin, James C. McLaughlin, George C. Marshall, Joseph W. Martin, Frank Murphy, Philip Murray, Chase S. Osborn, Stella B. Osborn, Robert P. Patterson, Frances Perkins, James K. Pollock, Perry F. Powers, Alexander G. Ruthven, Kim Sigler, Shirley W. Smith, Frank M. Sparks, Stuart Symington, Ruth Thompson. Charles E. Townsend, Francis E. Townsend, Harry S. Truman, Gene Tunney, Arthur H. Vandenberg, Murray D. Van Wagoner, Jonathan M. Wainwright, Henry A. Wallace, G. Mennen Williams, and Wendell L. Willkie.

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