James Rudolph Garfield papers, 1879-1950 (bulk 1890-1932).

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Garfield, James Rudolph, 1865-1950. James Rudolph Garfield papers, 1879-1950 (bulk 1890-1932).

James Rudolph Garfield papers, 1879-1950 (bulk 1890-1932).

Correspondence, diaries (1880-1948), professional and official records, speeches, legal case files, articles, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Garfield's activities as a lawyer, member of the Ohio senate, U.S. civil service commissioner, commissioner at the Bureau of Corporations in the U.S. Dept. of Commerce and Labor, and U.S. secretary of the interior, and to municipal and cultural affairs in Cleveland and Mentor, Ohio. Organizations represented include the Academy of Political Science, National Conservation Association, Progressive and Republican parties, and Roosevelt Memorial Association. Includes correspondence and other material relating to his father, James A. Garfield; extensive correspondence with his mother, Lucretia Rudolph Garfield; and correspondence of his wife, Helen Newell Garfield. Correspondents include Newton Diehl Baker, Viscount James Bryce, Calvin Coolidge, Warren G. Harding, Frederic Clemson Howe, Gaillard Hunt, J. J. Jusserand, Gifford Pinchot, Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, L. S. Rowe, Woodrow Wilson, and Leonard Wood.

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