Papers of the Casey and Dudley families, 1923-1988.

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Papers of the Casey and Dudley families, 1923-1988.

Papers contain personal, business and legal correspondence, documents, and memorabilia of Joseph E. Casey, Constance Dudley Casey, and Herman Andrew "Drew" Dudley. The Congressional papers of Joseph E. Casey include correspondence regarding coal mining legislation in 1937, campaign material, a brief speech made on the day the U.S. declared war on Japan and souvenirs. Of interest is correspondence with William C. Sullivan on J. Edgar Hoover, the F.B.I. and Sullivan's book "The bureau." Other topics include William M. Mayer's post World War II claims in Yugoslavia and his interest in the German-manufactured Aurosol for rheumatoid arthritis; and World-Wide Tankers, Inc., especially in regards to Time Oil Company. The papers of Constance Dudley Casey includes correspondence with numerous political and entertainment figures; diaries; school and college papers; an oral history interview on her trip to Uganda independence ceremonies at the request of John F. Kennedy; papers concerning her involvement with the Woman's National Democratic Club; school papers; financial and legal papers; and memorabilia including campaign souvenirs and audio tapes of Watergate interviews recorded from television broadcasts in 1973. Papers of the Casey children contain correspondence with author John Casey including letters regarding the publication of "An American romance." Papers of Ida Louise Ockerblad Dudley and Charles Howard Dudley consist chiefly of correspondence with children and grandchildren plus some miscellaneous papers, chiefly in regard to the settling of their estate. Papers of Herman Andrew Dudley include family correspondence, a file of correspondence with celebrities, and papers pertaining to the National Recovery Administration. There are also many photographs of Hollywood and international personalities who were friends of Dudley. Noted correspondents represented by more than one letter include Mamie Eisenhower, Joan Fontaine, Arlene Francis, Katherine Graham, W. Averell Harriman, Van Johnson, Blanche W. Knopf, Frances Parkinson Keyes, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., and William V. Shannon.

9000 (ca.) items.

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Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), Jr., 1917-2007

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Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr. (born Arthur Bancroft Schlesinger; October 15, 1917 – February 28, 2007) was an American historian, social critic, and public intellectual. The son of the influential historian Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr. and a specialist in American history, much of Schlesinger's work explored the history of 20th-century American liberalism. In particular, his work focused on leaders such as Harry S. Truman, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, and Robert F. Kennedy. In the 1952 an...

Eisenhower, Mamie Doud, 1896-1979

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Married at the age of 19, Mamie Geneva Doud Eisenhower was the wife of the 34th President, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and a very popular First Lady of the United States from 1953 to 1961. Mamie Eisenhower’s bangs and sparkling blue eyes were as much trademarks of an administration as the President’s famous grin. Her outgoing manner, her feminine love of pretty clothes and jewelry, and her obvious pride in husband and home made her a very popular First Lady. Born in Boone, Iowa, Mamie Geneva Dou...

Dudley, Herman Andrew,

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Knopf, Blanche

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Vice-president (1921) and president (1957) of Alfred A. Knopf, inc.; wife of Alfred A. Knopf. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1947-1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122542297 American publisher. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : San Francisco, and New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1941 July 23 and 1956 July 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868133 ...

Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Graham, Katharine, 1917-2001

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Publisher and author. From the description of Papers of Katharine Graham. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71073529 Katharine Graham (1917-2001) was a newspaper publisher and executive with the Washington Post Company. She was on the editorial staff at the Washington Post from 1939 to 1945, was a member of the Sunday circulation and editorial departments from 1969 to 1979, served as president of the Washington Post Company from 1963 to 1973, chairman of the board from 1973 to ...

Dudley family.

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Dudley, Ida Louise Ockerblad,

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Shannon, William Vincent

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The office of the state agent and commissary of stores was created by an ordinance passed by the third revolutionary convention on August 21, 1775. In 1777 the office was divided, and different persons were appointed state agent and commissary of stores. William Armistead, who served as commissary of stores until the office was discontinued in February 1782, was responsible for the storage and distribution of supplies acquired by the state agent's office for the troops in the Illinois country, i...

Johnson, Van, 1916-2008

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Fontaine, Joan, 1917-2013

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American actress, author, and lecturer; b. Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland in Japan; came to U.S. in 1919 and subsequently became a naturalized citizen. From the description of Joan Fontaine collection, 1929-1997. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70963167 ...

Francis, Arlene

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Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Arlene Francis : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565459 ...

Keyes, Frances Parkinson, 1885-1970

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Frances Parkinson Wheeler Keyes (1885-1970), born in Virginia, was married to Henry Wilder Keyes (1863-1938); they had three children. Henry W. Keyes became governor of New Hampshire in 1917 and a United States senator in 1919. The family maintained multiple residences. Frances Parkinson Keyes wrote popular romantic novels emphasizing local color, descriptions of life among the upper classes, and generation-spanning sagas. She wrote over fifty books, alternating between books about Louisiana wit...

Casey, Constance Marion Dudley, 1915-

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Sullivan, W. C. (William Charles)

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Special agent, United States Federal Bureau of Investigation. From the description of Marxism-Leninism (Communism) : typescript, 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122385172 ...

Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986

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Elie Abel (1920- ) was Dean of Journalism, Columbia University. (M.S., 1942). From the description of William Averell Harriman papers on Special Envoy to Churchill and Stalin, 1941-1946, 1941-1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460880054 Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. From the description of Papers of W. Averell Harriman, 1869-1988 (bulk 1895-1986). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071710 Gove...

Dudley, Charles Howard,

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Casey family.

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Casey, Joseph Edward, 1898-1980.

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U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts. From the description of Scrapbook of Joseph E. Casey [manuscript], 1934-1942. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647847870 ...

Casey, John (John Peter Anthony), 1939-

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Author and University of Virginia professor of English. From the description of Papers of John Casey [manuscript], 1954-2002. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647988955 American author and University of Virginia Professor of English. From the description of Papers of John Casey [manuscript], 1977-1994. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647847877 From the description of Papers of John Casey [manuscript], 1969-1993. (University of ...