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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.

  • Fahy, Charles Papers- Chairman, President's Committee on Equality of Treatment and Opportunity in the Armed Services, 1949-1950 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 3 linear feet. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor…
  • Family, The Compton Papers- Friends and Neighbors of Harry S. Truman, Independence, Missouri The Compton Family Papers include correspondence, printed materials, and photographs from the family scrapbook. These materials mostly concern Louis L. Compton's soda pop business,…
  • Family, Wells Papers- Relatives of Bess Wallace Truman The papers of the Wells Family include photographs, correspondence, a diary entry, a memoir, and other items concerning the relationship between the family of William Gates Wells and the family of his first cousin…
  • Farley, James A. Papers- United States Postmaster General, 1933-1940; Chair of the Democratic National Committee, 1932-1940 The papers of James A. Farley consist of letters and a telegram from Harry S. Truman to Farley. The subject matter varies from responses to…
  • Fields, Alonzo Papers- Chief Butler in the White House 1933-1953 The papers of Alonzo Fields consist mainly of documents relating to Fields' position as Chief Butler in the White House from 1933-1953. The documents are dated from 1939-1952. Included in the collection…
  • Finan, William F. Papers- Assistant Director, Bureau of the Budget, 1950-1959 The papers of William F. Finan consist of articles, correspondence, maps, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed material, reports, schedules, speeches, and an appointment calendar, mostly…
  • Finletter, Thomas K. Papers- Secretary of the Air Force, 1950-1953 See also Thomas K. Finletter oral history. [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 7 linear feet, 10 linear inches Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave…
  • Fitzpatrick, B. T. Papers- Deputy Administrator, Housing and Home Financing Agency, 1949-1954 The papers of B. T. Fitzpatrick consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs mostly pertaining to his career as General Counsel and Deputy Administrator of the…
  • Fleming, Thomas Papers- Historian, novelist, and assistant to Margaret Truman The Thomas Fleming Papers contain manuscript drafts, correspondence, printed materials, research notes, interview transcripts, and other items relating to Fleming's work as an assistant to…
  • Floresca, Mariano Papers- Chief Steward, USS Williamsburg The Mariano Floresca Papers consist of menus from President Harry S. Truman’s yacht, the U. S. S. Williamsburg, and from his vacations at Key West, Florida, in 1949-1950. The collection also includes undated…
  • Flynt, Ralph C. M. Papers- Director of General and Liberal Education, U.S. Office of Education, 1952-1953; Assistant Commissioner of Education, 1959-1962; Associate Commissioner of Education, 1963-1969 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE…
  • Foley, Edward H., Jr. Papers- Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, 1946-1948; Under Secretary of the Treasury, 1948-1953   [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 33 linear feet. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to…
  • Foley, Raymond M. Papers- Commissioner, Federal Housing Administration, 1945-1947; Administrator, Housing and Home Finance Agency, 1947-1953 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 4 linear feet, 10 linear inches. Access:…
  • Forsyth, Bruce D. Papers- White House Dentist and Assistant Surgeon General, Public Heath Service, 1945-1953 The papers of Bruce D. Forsyth consist of a diary, correspondence, printed materials, newspaper clippings, photographs, dental records and specimens, and…
  • Foskett, James H. Papers- Naval Aide to President Truman, 1946-1948 The papers of James H. Foskett include correspondence, printed materials, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, handwritten notes, speeches, and other materials related to Foskett's military career, personal…
  • Fowler, Eric Papers- Document collector and local historian, Independence, Missouri The papers of Eric Fowler consist of a letter from Benjamin Franklin Wallace to John Parker, two grade school registers recording the attendance of Harry S. Truman and Bess Wallace,…
  • Fox, Abijah U. Papers- Deputy Director, Foreign Funds Control, Department of the Treasury, 1941-1945; Director, Office of Surplus Property, 1945; Deputy Director, Finance Division, Military Government, Germany, 1946 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List]…
  • Frantz, Harry W. Papers- Washington Correspondent for United Press International, 1920-1956 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 6 linear feet. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the…
  • Freer, Robert E. Papers- Member, Federal Trade Commission, 1935-1948 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 28 linear feet, 10 linear inches. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the copyrights…
  • Friedman, Martin L. Papers- Special Assistant to President Harry S. Truman, 1949-1953 The papers of Martin L. Friedman consist of speeches, itineraries and schedules, press clippings, photographs, memorabilia and other items related to his work as a special assistant to…
  • Fulton, Hugh Papers- Chief Counsel of the Special Committee of the Senate to Investigate the National Defense Program (Truman Committee), 1941-1944 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 3 linear feet, 1 linear inch.…