Lloyd Cassel Douglas papers, 1900-1954.

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Lloyd Cassel Douglas papers, 1900-1954.

Correspondence with his family, publishers and other authors concerning his work and including comments on national politics, Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman, and World War II; also manuscripts of addresses, articles, sermons, and novels; scrapbooks; and photographs. Correspondents include: Pearl Buck, James B. Clark, Virginia Douglas Dawson, Cecil B. DeMille, Thomas E. Dewey, Alan E. Gray, Besse Douglas Wilson Herman, John H. Holmes, J. Edgar Hoover, Rupert Hughes, Thomas A. Peabody, William L. Phelps, Mary Pickford, Gifford Pinchot, Ginger Rogers, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., William Saroyan, Halstead H. Seeley, William L. Shirer, Robert A. Taft, Ray L. Wilbur, Horace L. Wilgus, Wendell L. Willkie and J. Weldon Wilson.

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