Papers of Josephus Daniels, 1806-1948 (bulk 1913-1921).

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Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948. Papers of Josephus Daniels, 1806-1948 (bulk 1913-1921).

Papers of Josephus Daniels, 1806-1948 (bulk 1913-1921).

Correspondence (1878-1948), diaries (1913-1948), MSS. of speeches, articles and books, papers of the Daniels, Bagley, Seabrook, and Worth families, and other material. The bulk of the collection relates to events and policy decisions during Daniels's service (1913-1921) as secretary of the navy during the Wilson administration, but also concerns his career as editor of the Raleigh, N.C., News & Observer before and after his government service, his work with the Democratic Party, his role as U.S. ambassador to Mexico (1933-1941), and his interest in such topics as democracy, prohibition, public health and welfare, naval aviation, and radio communication. Correspondents include members of his family and Charles Johnston Badger, Newton Diehl Baker, George Ernest Barnett, William Shepherd Benson, Victor Blue, Claude Gernade Bowers, William Jennings Bryan, Albert Sidney Burleson, Homer S. Cummings, William Edward Dodd, Frank Friday Fletcher, Albert Gleaves, Cordell Hull, John Archer Lejeune, William Gibbs McAdoo, Samuel McGowan, Henry T. Mayo, Albert P. Niblack, Hugh Rodman, Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Archibald Henderson Scales, William Sowden Sims, Joseph P. Tumulty, Thomas Washington, Sumner Welles, Woodrow Wilson, and Albert G. Winterhalter.

331,000 items.865 containers plus 2 oversize.373.8 linear feet.399 microfilm reels.

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