Donald S. Dawson papers, 1944-1993 (bulk 1950-1968).


Dawson, Donald S., 1908-2005. Donald S. Dawson papers, 1944-1993 (bulk 1950-1968).

Donald S. Dawson papers, 1944-1993 (bulk 1950-1968).

Correspondence, presidential campaign materials, and other papers. Correspondence is primarily with or about Harry S. Truman following his presidency. Also includes material relating to William McKinley Rigdon, Richard M. Nixon, Committee Against Socialist Housing, and the presidential campaigns of 1964 and 1968. Includes a photocopy of Max Lowenthal's 1948 diary.

300 items.1 container plus 1 oversize.0.5 linear feet.

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Lowenthal, Max, 1888-1971 (person)

Max Lowenthal, B.A. (1909) University of Minnesota, J.D. (1912) Harvard Law School; attorney and lifelong public servant. A close associate of Felix Frankfurter, Harry Truman and Louis Brandeis, he served on the National Committee on Law Observance and Enforcement (the Wickersham Commission), the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, and the Interstate Commerce Commission. Lowenthal was an advisor and personal friend of President Harry S. Truman, and was influentia...

Committee Against Socialist Housing (corporateBody)

Rigdon, William McKinley, 1904- (person)

U.S. naval officer. From the description of Papers, 1945-1953. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70958964 William McKinley Rigdon (1904- ), career Navy, rose from yeoman to commander, and served as Assistant Naval Aide (1942-1953) to Presidents Roosevelt and Truman. From the description of William McKinley Rigdon papers, 1930-1982 (bulk 1941-1962). (Georgia Southern University). WorldCat record id: 38476717 William McKinley Rigdon (1904-1991)...

Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 (person)

Richard Milhous Nixon, 37th President of the United States, was born on his family''s farm on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. His family moved to Whittier, California in 1922, and his father operated a grocery store there. His mother''s family were Quakers, and Nixon attended Whittier College, a Quaker institution. He graduated from Whittier in 1934, and won a scholarship to Duke University Law School. After graduating from Duke, he returned to Whittier, California and joined the la...

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 (person)

Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Dawson, Donald S., 1908-2005 (person)

Lawyer and government official. From the description of Donald S. Dawson papers, 1944-1993 (bulk 1950-1968). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 465339599 ...