Papers of Harry Frank Guggenheim, 1900-1972 (bulk 1937-1972).

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Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971. Papers of Harry Frank Guggenheim, 1900-1972 (bulk 1937-1972).

Papers of Harry Frank Guggenheim, 1900-1972 (bulk 1937-1972).

Correspondence (1916-1970) and subject files documenting Guggenheim's career in business and publishing, philanthropic and civic activities, and special interests in aviation and horse-racing. The bulk of the papers is dated 1937-1972. Topics include the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, and other family trusts and endowments supporting the arts and research in aeronautics and in the social and medical sciences; Newsday, the newspaper founded by Guggenheim and his wife, Alicia Patterson, on Long Island, N.Y.; Cain Hoy, his timber and cattle plantation near Wando, S.C.; Falaise, his estate in Port Washington, N.Y.; the breeding and training of race horses at Cain Hoy Stable, Columbia, S.C.; his 1953 Kentucky Derby winner Dark Star; his role in the establishment of the New York Racing Association; and his diplomatic service as U.S. ambassador to Cuba (1929-1933) and membership on the Committee of Experts on Civil Aviation of the League of Nations Preparatory Commission for the Disarmament Conference. Correspondents include Joseph Albright, Victor C. Barringer, Bernard M. Baruch, Harry F. Byrd, Harry F. Byrd, Jr., Thomas B. Byrd, James H. Doolittle, Thomas B. Dorsey, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Mark F. Ethridge, Horace R. Graham, Leonard W. Hall, Herbert Hoover, Croil Hunter, Jacob K. Javits, Lyndon B. Johnson, Robert F. Kennedy, Peter O. Lawson-Johnston, Ernest Levy, Charles A. Lindbergh, Milton Lomask, Robert Moses, Bill D. Moyers, Richard M. Nixon, George Oppenheimer, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Samuel I. Rosenman, John Steinbeck, J. Albert Woods, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Manuel Ycaza.

114,400 items.285 containers plus 1 oversize.114.4 linear feet.

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