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Personal Papers and Organizational Records

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The Truman Library has accumulated approximately 600 collections of President Truman's relatives, friends and associates.

The online finding aids are intended to provide information to researchers intending to make a research visit to the library, not as a means of selecting materials for mail order photocopying. The folder titles are typically not specific enough for that purpose.

  • Acheson, Dean G. Papers- Assistant Secretary of State, 1941-1945; Under Secretary of State, 1945-1947; Secretary of State, 1949-1953. The papers of Dean Acheson consist of correspondence, handwritten notes, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed materials and speeches…
  • Adams, Lina D. Papers- File Clerk, Women's Division of the Democratic National Committee, 1946-1950 The papers of Lina D. Adams pertain mostly to her association with the Democratic National Committee. A large amount of the documents are dinner programs and invitations…
  • Adams, Russell B. Papers- Director, Bureau of Economics, Civil Aeronautics Board, 1945-1948; Member, Civil Aeronautics Board, 1948-1950; Member, International Civil Aviation Organization Panel, 1947-1950   [Administrative Information | Folder Title List]…
  • Aiken, Paul C. Papers- Director, Speakers' Bureau, Democratic National Committee, 1936 and 1940; Assistant Postmaster General, 1947-1950   [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 4 linear feet. Access: Open. Copyright…
  • Alison, John R. Papers- Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aeronautics, 1947-1949 The papers of John R. Alison relate largely to his work as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aeronautics and his membership on the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics and the…
  • Allen, George V. Papers- U.S. Ambassador to Iran, 1946-1948; Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, 1948-1949; U.S. Ambassador to Yugoslavia, 1949-1953 The papers of George V. Allen concentrate primarily on the Iranian crisis of 1946 that occurred while he was…
  • Allison, John M. Papers- Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs, U.S. Department of State, 1952-1953; U.S. Ambassador to Japan, 1953-1957 The papers of John M. Allison consist of correspondence, printed materials, and other items mostly relating to his…
  • American Institute of Public Opinion Records- The records of the American Institute of Public Opinion consist of press releases summarizing the results of Gallup Polls from 1945 to 1952. These public opinion surveys dealt with a wide variety of topics, including the popularity of President…
  • Anderson, Charles E. Papers- Building Contractor at homes of Harry S. Truman and Mary Jane Truman, 1954-1958 The papers of Charles E. Anderson consist of business records including memoranda of agreement, correspondence, receipts, architectural drawings, notes, sketches,…
  • Anderson, Clinton P. Papers- Secretary of Agriculture, 1945-1948 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 6 linear feet Access: open Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the copyrights in this material and in any…
  • Anderson, E. Vernice Papers- Personal Assistant to Philip C. Jessup, Ambassador-at-Large, 1948-1953; Administrative Assistant to the Director, National Science Foundation, 1953- 1971; Executive Secretary, National Science Board, 1971-1981 The papers of Vernice Anderson…
  • Andrews, Mark E. Papers- Officer in Office of Procurement and Materiel, Executive Office of the Secretary of the Navy, 1942-1944; Chief of Procurement, United States Navy, 1945-1946 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 5…
  • Andrews, Russell P. Papers- Special Assistant to the Assistant to the President, 1950-1952 The papers of Russell P. Andrews mostly consist of correspondence, reports, and photographs pertinent to Andrews's career as a White House staff member. [Administrative Information…
  • Andrews, Stanley Papers- U.S. Adviser on Food and Agriculture to the Postwar Military Governments of Italy and Germany; Director, Office of Foreign Agricultural Relations, Department of Agriculture, 1949-1951; Administrator, Technical Cooperation Administration, 1951-1953…
  • Anslinger, Harry J. Papers- U. S. Commissioner of Narcotics, 1930-1962 The papers of Harry J. Anslinger consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, other printed materials, and memoranda pertaining to his career as Commissioner of Narcotics. [Administrative Information…
  • Arey, Hawthorne Papers- Director and Vice Chairman, Export-Import Bank of Washington, 1949-1953 The papers of Hawthorne Arey include correspondence, reports, press clippings, and other items concerning Arey’s life and career in government, especially his association…
  • Arneson, R. Gordon Papers- Secretary to the Interim Committee on Atomic Energy, 1945; Staff Member, U.S. Delegation to the U.N. Atomic Energy Commission, 1946-1948; Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of State, 1948-1950; Special Assistant to the Secretary of State,…
  • Arnold, Edwin G. Papers- Director, Far East Program Division, Economic Cooperation Administration and Mutual Security Agency, 1951-1952 The papers of Edwin G. Arnold consist of correspondence, reports and other materials primarily related to Arnold’s various…
  • Arvey, Jacob M. Papers- Chairman, Cook County (Illinois) Democratic Central Committee, 1946-1950; Democratic National Committeeman from Illinois, 1950-1972   The papers of Jacob M. Arvey consist mainly of correspondence between himself and President Harry S. Truman.…
  • Asher, Robert E. Papers- Official, Displaced Persons Branch, Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force, 1945; Director, Division of Procedural Coordination, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, 1945-1946 The Papers of Robert E. Asher consist of…
  • Atha, Taylor Papers- Autograph Collector The Taylor Atha papers are comprised of legal documents signed by Harry S. Truman and personal correspondence between Truman, Rufus Burrus, and others. The collection also contains letters, telegrams, newspaper clippings,…
  • Atkeson, Thomas C. Papers- Assistant to the Commissioner, Bureau of Internal Revenue, 1945-1952 The Papers of Thomas C. Atkeson consist primarily of materials concerning Atkeson's work with the Bureau of Internal Revenue. The materials include correspondence, evaluation…
  • Atomic Bomb Collection- The Atomic Bomb Collection consists of various types of documents pertaining to the atomic bomb. Included are: eyewitness accounts; atomic bomb test and test site information; correspondence between Harry S. Truman, Leo Szilard, Franklin D.…
  • Auman, William R. Papers- Information Specialist, Chief of the News Branch, and Director of the Editorial Division, Office of Price Administration, 1942-1947 The papers of William R. Auman consist primarily of materials concerning Auman’s work with the Information…
  • Ayers, Eben A. Papers- Assistant Press Secretary to the President, 1945-1950; Special Assistant in the White House Office, 1950-1953 The papers of Eben A. Ayers mostly relate to his career of government service in the White House, and particularly his work as Assistant…
  • Aylward, James P. Papers- Jackson County Democratic Committee Chairman, 1918-1936; Missouri State Democratic Committee Chairman, 1934-1940; Democratic National Committeeman from Missouri, 1936-1944 The papers of James P. Aylward relate to his work with the Democratic…
  • Baade, Paul W. Papers- Major General, U.S. Army, and Commanding Officer, 35th Division, 1943-1946 The papers of Paul W. Baade consist of correspondence, maps, newspaper clippings, photos, publications, and certificates relating to General Baade's military career, and…
  • Baldridge, Holmes Papers- Assistant Attorney General in Charge of the Civil Division, Department of Justice, 1951-1953 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 29 linear feet. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the…
  • Balducchi, David E. Papers- Historian and Official with the U.S. Department of Labor The papers of David E. Balducchi include letters and articles he received from William L. Batt, Jr. concerning Batt's involvement with the Lend-Lease program, his military service during…
  • Ball, Max W. Papers- Director, Oil and Gas Division, Department of the Interior, 1946-1948 The papers of Max W. Ball include diaries, printed materials, correspondence, speech transcripts, and other items concerning Ball's life and his career as a government official…
  • Bank of America Records- This collection consists of copies of pages from two bank ledgers documenting financial transactions by members of the Wallace and Gates families, and of other resi