Papers of Ernest Irving Lewis, 1897-1944 (bulk 1921-1944).

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Lewis, Ernest Irving, 1873-1947. Papers of Ernest Irving Lewis, 1897-1944 (bulk 1921-1944).

Papers of Ernest Irving Lewis, 1897-1944 (bulk 1921-1944).

Correspondence, subject files, drafts of speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed material and other papers, relating principally to Lewis' work (1921-1944) at the Interstate Commerce Commission as a transportation specialist and as chairman (1929-1932), his interest in railroad regulation and consolidation, and to Indiana politics and the Republican Party. Correspondents include Clyde B. Aitchison, Albert J. Beveridge, Joseph B. Eastman, James P. Goodrich, Herbert Hoover, Balthasar H. Meyer, Harry S. New, Mark W. Potter, Clyde M. Reed, Donald R. Richberg, Arthur R. Robinson, John F. Shaughnessy, Morris Sheppard, Jonas Waffle, James E. Watson, Daniel Willard, and William R. Wood.

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