Robert A. Taft papers, 1885-1980 (bulk 1938-1953).

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Taft, Robert A. (Robert Alphonso), 1889-1953. Robert A. Taft papers, 1885-1980 (bulk 1938-1953).

Robert A. Taft papers, 1885-1980 (bulk 1938-1953).

Correspondence, speeches, writings, political and legislative files, subject files, business and financial records, family papers, and other papers relating primarily to Taft's career as a U.S. senator and to his role as a national leader in the Republican Party. Subjects include public policy and legislative issues especially in the areas of defense, economic policy, education, finance, foreign policy, labor, public housing, taxation, and veterans' affairs. Topics include his Cincinnati law practice, World War I service, national and Ohio state politics, political campaigns between 1938 and 1952, and Yale University. Family members represented include Taft's parents, Helen Herron Taft and William H. Taft; his sister, Helen Taft Manning; his wife, Martha Wheaton Bowers Taft; and his son, Robert Taft. Individuals represented by correspondence or subject matter are John W. Bricker, Forrest Davis, Thomas E. Dewey, Everett McKinley Dirksen, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John B. Hollister, Herbert Hoover, David S. Ingalls, Julius Klein, David Eli Lilienthal, Douglas MacArthur, Henry F. Pringle, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harold E. Stassen, Adlai E. Stevenson, Harry S. Truman, and Wendell L. Willkie.

522,000 items.1,451 containers plus 1 classified and 3 oversize.581 linear feet.

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