Emory Scott Land papers, 1901-1972.

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Land, Emory Scott, 1879-1971. Emory Scott Land papers, 1901-1972.

Emory Scott Land papers, 1901-1972.

Correspondence, diary notes, speeches, copies of orders, photos (many inscribed), scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers chiefly relating to Land's forty-eight years of government service particularly as chief of the U.S. Navy Bureau of Construction and Repair (1932-1937), chairman of the U.S. Maritime Commission (1938-1946), and chief administrator of the U.S. War Shipping Administration (1942-1946). Includes material relating to shipbuilding (1932-1946), the need of ships during World War II, trade-unions, use of the U.S. Army to control labor disorders, the strikes of 1941-1942, Land's position as vice president and treasurer of the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics, Inc., his role as advisor for Charles A. Lindbergh (his cousin) on his tours (1927-1928), and Land's testimony in the Lindbergh kidnapping case (1938). Correspondents include William Edward Boeing, Richard Evelyn Byrd, James F. Byrnes, Homer L. Ferguson, James Forrestal, Julius Augustus Furer, Jerome C. Hunsaker, Edgar E. Kaiser, Joseph P. Kennedy, William A. Moffett, William Veazie Pratt, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., William Sowden Sims, Edward R. Stettinius, Jr., Henry Lewis Stimson, D. W. Taylor and Fred M. Vinson.

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