Papers of John Clement Fitzpatrick, 1927-1941.

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Papers of John Clement Fitzpatrick, 1927-1941.

Chiefly correspondence relating to "The Writings of George Washington" (published 1931-1944) which Fitzpatrick edited, together with card files indexing the work; drafts of speeches and of a study of Virginia colonial governors; and other papers and reference files. Other topics include Mount Vernon, the origin of the Purple Heart award, New Jersey during the Revolution, George Washington Bicentennial Commission, the sesquicentennial of the U.S. Constitution, and the papers of Washington's aide, Tobias Lear. Correspondents include Randolph Greenfield Adams, Maxwell Anderson, George A. Ball, Sol Bloom, Julian P. Boyd, Roy Bird Cook, Francis Pendleton Gaines, Curtis Wiswell Garrison, Louis F. Gottschalk, U. S. Grant III, Albert Bushnell Hart, Archibald Henderson, Rupert Hughes, J. Franklin Jameson, David Maydale Matteson, Samuel Eliot Morison, Elwin L. Page, Victor Hugo Paltsits, Josiah Harmar Penniman, William H. Richardson, James Alexander Robertson, Ernest Spofford, E. G. Swem, Alexander J. Wall, Charles Cecil Wall, Bernhard Wolf Weinberger, and Henry Woodhouse.

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