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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.

  • Cahalan, Sally Papers- Researcher into the case of John Stewart Service The papers of Sally Cahalan consist of State Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation reports related to John Stewart Service, a Foreign Service officer discharged as a result of State…
  • Calkin, Irene C. Papers- This collection is mostly made up of newspaper clippings from six scrapbooks collected by Irene C. Calkin. The collection focuses on World War II and related topics. Also included in the collection are maps, handwritten letters, and other items…
  • Campbell, Charles W. Papers- First Lieutenant, United States Army, 1940-1943 The papers of Charles W. Campbell include personal correspondence sent to family members and friends by Lt. Campbell during World War II. The correspondence documents Campbell's separations from his…
  • Campbell, Wallace J. Papers- Director, Washington, D.C. Office, Cooperative League of the USA, 1948-1949 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 54 linear feet. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government…
  • Canaday, Ward Papers- Co-Chairman, Caribbean Commission, 1948-1952 The papers of Ward Canaday consist of twenty-three letters from Harry S. Truman to his close friend, Canaday, between 1944 and 1957. [Administrative Information | Biographical Sketch | Collection…
  • Canfil, Fred Papers- Executive Manager and Building Superintendent, Jackson County Courthouse, Kansas City Missouri 1935-1940; Assistant Secretary to Senator Harry S. Truman, 1940-1942; U.S. Marshal for the Western District of Missouri, 1944-1953 The papers of Fred…
  • Carey, James B. Papers- Secretary-Treasurer, Congress of Industrial Organizations; Member, Trade Union Advisory Committee on International Affairs The papers of James B. Carey are comprised of correspondence between Carey and three prominent figures in the field of…
  • Carnie, John M. Papers- Mess Sergeant, Battery D, 129th Field Artillery The papers of John M. Carnie include an appointment book, an invitation, a letter, and a news clipping concerning Carnie's service in World War I as a sergeant in Captain Harry S. Truman's battery…
  • Carpenter, Donald F. Papers- Chairman, Military Liaison Committee to the Atomic Energy Commission, Office of the Secretary of Defense, 1948; Chairman, Munitions Board, 1948-1949 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 1 linear…
  • Catudal, Honore M. Papers- Assistant Chief, 1942-1944, Associate Chief, 1944-1945 and Adviser, Trade Agreement Division, Department of State See also Honore M. Catudal Oral History. [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 13…
  • Center for the Study of the Korean War Records- The Records of the Center for the Study of the Korean War contain correspondence, personal history forms, photographs, memorabilia, oral history interviews, autobiographies, drawings, military personnel records, flight records, certificates,…
  • Chaney, Verne E. Papers- Sergeant, Battery D, 129th Field Artillery Regiment, 1918-1919. The papers of Verne E. Chaney consist of two drafts of a memoir by Chaney describing his military service during World War I: a first draft in Chaney's own handwriting and a second…
  • Chapman, Oscar L. Papers- Secretary of the Interior, 1949-1953 See also Oscar L. Chapman oral history. [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 56 linear feet. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S.…
  • Churchill Archives Centre Records- This collection is made up of copies of correspondence from Harry S. Truman and Bess W. Truman to Winston Churchill, dating from 1945 to 1954. Included are telegrams as well as handwritten letters. [Administrative Information | Organizational…
  • Clagett, John R. Papers- Attorney in Kansas City, Missouri, 1932-1984; Member, War Crimes Division, Office of the Judge Advocate General, 1944-1946 This collection contains biographical information, correspondence, scrapbooks, speeches, and other items pertaining to John…
  • Clapp, Gordon R. Papers- Chairman, Board of Directors, Tennessee Valley Authority, 1946-1954 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 1 linear feet, 9 linear inches. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S.…
  • Clark, John D. Papers- Member, Council of Economic Advisers, 1946-1953 The papers of John D. Clark consist of economic reports by the Council of Economic Advisers to President Harry S. Truman, an unpublished manuscript written by Clark, letters, memoranda, and other…
  • Clark, Mark W. Papers- General, U.S. Army The Papers of Mark W. Clark are composed mostly of correspondence between Clark and President Harry S. Truman. These papers are copies of original documents at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. [Administrative…
  • Clark, Tom C. Papers- Attorney General of the United States, 1945-1949; Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1949-1967 See also Tom C. Clark oral history. [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 53 linear feet.…
  • Clayton, Will L. Papers- Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, 1946-1947 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 82 linear feet, 3 linear inches. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government…
  • Cleary, Daniel F. Papers- Chairman, War Claims Commission, 1949-1953 The papers of Daniel F. Cleary consist of correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed material, a diary, and other items mostly pertaining to Cleary's work as chairman of the War Claims…
  • Clifford, Clark M. Papers- Assistant Naval Aide to the President, 1945-1946; Naval Aide to the President, 1946; Special Counsel to the President, 1946-1950 The papers of Clark M. Clifford primarily document his service as Special Counsel to President Truman from 1946 to…
  • Coe, James Robert Papers- Administrator, Manhattan Engineer District, 1943-1945; Researcher, Monsanto Chemical Company, 1945-1948 The Papers of James Robert Coe consist of affidavits and statements, biographical information, correspondence, financial records, hearing…
  • Colgan and Bruner Families Papers- Relatives of the Truman family The papers of the Colgan and Bruner families include correspondence, financial records, legal documents, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, and other documents mostly relating to the history of the Colgan family…
  • Collet, John Caskie Papers- Judge, United States District Court, Western and Eastern District of Missouri, 1937-1947; Stabilization Administrator, Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion, 1945-1946; Director, Office of Economic Stabilization, 1946; Consultant in the…
  • Collins, George R. Papers- Kansas City Businessman and Friend of Harry S. Truman The papers of George R. Collins consist mainly of correspondence between Major Collins and Senator Harry S. Truman. Most of the correspondence concerns railroads, political issues, legislation…
  • Colm, Gerhard Papers- Principal fiscal analyst and Assistant Chief, Bureau of the Budget, Fiscal Division, 1940-46. Economist, Council of Economic Advisers, Executive Office of the President, 1946-52 The papers of Gerhard Colm primarily relate to his work in the…
  • Commerce Bancshares, Inc. Records- The records of Commerce Bancshares, Inc. relate to the employment of Harry S. Truman and his brother, J. Vivian Truman, as clerks at the National Bank of Commerce in Kansas City. The Truman brothers worked at the bank from 1903 to 1905, and Vivian…
  • Committee for the Marshall Plan Records- This collection contains meeting minutes and agendas, memoranda, reports, financial records, correspondence, newsletters, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings relating to the activities of the Committee for the Marshall Plan.   [Administrative…
  • Community Services League Records- The