Letters to Professor James Hart from eminent Americans in the fields of politics and political science on governmental policy and problems [manuscript] 1915-1953.


Letters to Professor James Hart from eminent Americans in the fields of politics and political science on governmental policy and problems [manuscript] 1915-1953.


Correspondents include: Edwin A. Alderman, Warren R. Austin, John S. Battle, Charles Beard, Hugo L. Black, Anna R. Boettiger, Isaiah Bowman, Harry Flood Byrd, James F. Brynes, Thomas Terry Connally, Edward S. Corwin, John Dickenson, Paul H. Douglas, Clarence Addison Dykstra, Stephen Early, Felix Frankfurter, Walter E. George, C. O'Conor Goolrick, Robert E. Hannegan, William Hassett, Leon Henderson, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Charles Evans Hughes, Harold L. Ickes, Robert K. Jackson, Eric A. Johnston, Estes Kefauver, James McCauley Landis, William Langer, Theodore Marburg, Marvin H. McIntyre, Samuel Chiles Mitchell, John W. Owens, Thomas Walker Page, Philip Peyton, Roscoe Pound, Thomas Reed Powell, George L. Radcliffe, Robert Ramspeck, Dorsey Richardson, Lawrence Richey, Albert C. Ritchie, A. Willis Robertson, Howard W. Smith, Morris A. Soper, Harold A. Stassen, Hatton W. Sumners, Stuart Symington, Robert A. Taft, William H. Taft, William M. Tuck, Arthur H. Vandenberg, Arthur T. Vanderbilt, Robert F. Wagner, Edwin M. Watson, Burton K. Wheeler, and Wendell L. Wilkie.

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