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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.

  • Daniels, Jonathan Papers- Author; Journalist; Assistant Director, Office of Civil Defense, 1942; Administrative Assistant to President Roosevelt, 1943-1945; Press Secretary to President Roosevelt, 1945; Administrative Assistant to President Truman, April-May, 1945; Editor…
  • Danny O'Driscoll Papers- United States Secret Service Agent, 1943-1969 The papers of Danny O'Driscoll consist of U.S. Secret Service reports and training records, memorandums, and logs from Presidential inspection trips and conferences. The collection also includes…
  • Darlington, Charles F. Papers- Member, U.S. Delegation, U.N. Conference on International Organization, 1945 The papers of Charles F. Darlington consist of reports, memoranda, printed materials, and other documents relating to his work as a member of the U.S. delegation to the…
  • Davidson, C. Girard Papers- Assistant Secretary of the Interior, 1946-1950 See also C. Girard Davidson oral history. [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 13 linear feet, 7 linear inches. Access: Open. Copyright: The…
  • Davies, John Paton, Jr. Papers- Foreign Service Officer, 1931-1954 The John Paton Davies, Jr. Papers include correspondence, printed materials, diaries, handwritten notes, photographs, transcripts, articles, reports, and other items relating to Davies’s life and career as a…
  • Davies, Ralph K. Papers- Deputy Petroleum Administrator for War, 1942-1946 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 9 linear feet, 7 linear inches. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the…
  • Davis, Michael M. Papers- Chairman of the Executive Committee, Committee for the Nation's Health, 1946-1956 The papers of Michael M. Davis include correspondence, printed materials, press releases, articles, reports, legal documents, minutes of meetings, and speeches…
  • Davis, Nathaniel P. Papers- Minister-Counselor, U.S. Embassy in Manila, 1946-1947; Ambassador to Costa Rica, 1947-1949; Minister to Hungary, 1949-1951 The papers of Nathaniel P. Davis include letters between himself and Mr. Dean Acheson, and also letters between himself…
  • Dawson, Donald S. Papers- Administrative Assistant to the President, 1947-1953 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 10 linear feet, 11 linear inches. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the…
  • Day, Robert E. Papers- Special Assistant to the Chairman, War Production Board, 1944-1945; Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Interior, 1946-1950 The papers of Robert E. Day include correspondence, reports, directories, itineraries, printed materials, and other…
  • Dean, Reginald S. Papers- Assistant Director, U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1942-1946 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 20 linear feet, 7 linear inches. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the…
  • Decker, Clarence R. Papers- President of the University of Kansas City, 1938-1953; Assistant Director for the Far East, Mutual Security Agency, 1952   The Clarence R. Decker Papers document his service in 1952 with the Mutual Security Agency as the Assistant Director for…
  • Delano, Preston Papers- U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, 1938-1953 This collection includes photographs, press clippings, and other documents from a scrapbook relating to Preston Delano and his career as the United States Comptroller of the Currency. [Administrative…
  • Democratic National Committee Records- The Records of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) include materials created or accumulated by officials of the DNC. The collection includes newspaper clippings, magazine articles, correspondence, handwritten notes, legal documents, financial…
  • Dennison, Robert L. Papers- Naval Aide to the President, 1948-1953 The papers of Robert L. Dennison document some aspects of his service as Naval Aide to President Truman from 1948 to 1953 and his personal relationship with Mr. Truman in the years that followed. The…
  • Despres, Emile Papers- Advisor on German Economic Affairs, Department of State, 1944-1945 The papers of Emile Despres consist of correspondence, printed materials, handwritten notes and other items related primarily to his work as an economist. [Administrative…
  • Dickson, Dick Papers- Executive Director in Los Angeles, Friendship Food Train, 1947   The papers of Dick Dickson consist of the contents of three scrapbooks. Two scrapbooks mostly contain photographs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia relating to the Friendship…
  • Divers, William K. Papers- Chairman, Home Loan Bank Board, 1947-1953 The William K. Divers Papers include correspondence, printed materials, photographs, articles, reports, speeches, pamphlets, brochures, maps, scrapbooks, and other items relating to Divers's life and…
  • Dixon, William C. Papers- Chief, Los Angeles Office, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice, 1948-1954 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 10 linear feet. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S.…
  • Doherty, James J. Papers- Sergeant, Battery D, 129th Field Artillery, 35th Division The papers of James J. Doherty include press clippings and other printed materials concerning Doherty’s involvement with Battery D, 129th Field Artillery, 35th Division, under the…
  • Donaldson, Jesse M. Papers- Postmaster General of the United States, 1947-1953 The papers of Jesse M. Donaldson consist of the contents of nine scrapbooks containing: Donaldson's speeches and statements as Postmaster General; letters he received from friends and prominent…
  • Doty, Dale E. Papers- Assistant Secretary of the Interior, 1950-1952; Comissioner, Federal Power Commission, 1952-1954 See also Dale E. Doty oral history. [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 8 linear feet. Access:…
  • Douglass, Shannon Papers- Friend of Harry S. Truman The papers of Shannon Douglass include copies of his correspondence with Harry S. Truman regarding the political situation in Kansas City and the State of Missouri, especially concerning Kansas City Democrats and…
  • Duggan, Ivy W. Papers- Governor, Farm Credit Administration, 1944-1953 The Ivy W. Duggan papers contain speeches and articles from his service as Governor of the Farm Credit Administration and other documents relating to his work. Also included are certificates,…
  • Dunlap, John B. Papers- Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 1951-1952 The John B. Dunlap Papers include correspondence, daily diaries and appointment books, newspaper clippings, financial records, photographs, and other items mostly relating to Dunlap's career as an…
  • Dunn, James C. Papers- U.S. Ambassador to Italy, 1946-1952 The Papers of James C. Dunn consist of a scrapbook containing press clippings, photographs, invitations, correspondence, guest lists, press releases, memorabilia, and other items concerning Dunn's service as U.…
  • Dward Moore, Jr., Papers- Acquaintance of Harry S. Truman The papers of Dward Moore, Jr. include correspondence, press clippings, postcards, and handwritten notes concerning Moore's encounter with President Harry S. Truman in 1946, when he was three years old and was…