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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.

  • Kaiser, Philip M. Papers- Assistant Secretary of Labor in Charge of International Affairs, 1949-1952 See also Philip M. Kaiser oral history. [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 14 linear feet. Access: Open. Copyright…
  • Katz, Milton Papers- Professor of law, Harvard University, 1939-1978; U.S. Special Representative in Europe, Economic Cooperation Administration, 1950-1951 See also Milton Katz oral history [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE…
  • Kayle, Milton P. Papers- Special Assistant to the President, 1951-1953 The papers of Milton P. Kayle include speeches, press releases, travel itineraries, correspondence, press clippings, handwritten notes, and other items concerning Kayle's experiences as Special…
  • Keeley, Mary Paxton Papers- Reporter, Kansas City Post, 1910 - mid-1910s; YMCA canteen service, France, World War I; Correspondent, Atchison County Mail, Rockport, Mo., mid-1920s; Journalism instructor, Christian (now Columbia) College, Columbia, Mo., 1929 - 1952; Founder,…
  • Keith, Nathaniel S. Papers- Assistant to the Administrator, Housing and Home Finance Agency, 1947-1949; Director, Division of Slum Clearance and Urban Redevelopment, Housing and Home Finance Agency, 1949-1953 The papers of Nathaniel S. Keith consist of correspondence,…
  • Keller, K.T. Papers- Chairman, President's Advisory Committee on the Merchant Marine, 1947; Director, Office of Guided Missiles, Office of the Secretary of Defense, 1950-53 The papers of K.T. Keller primarily relate to his service as the Chairman of the President's…
  • Kempton, Greta Papers- Portrait painter; creator of official White House portraits of President Harry S. Truman and First Lady Bess Truman The papers of Greta Kempton document her personal life, her career as an artist, her financial affairs, and her associations with…
  • Kenney, W. John Papers- Under Secretary of the Navy, 1947-1949 See also W. John Kenney oral history. [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 3 linear feet. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government…
  • Keyserling, Leon H. Papers- Vice Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers, 1946-1949; Acting Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers, 1949-1950; Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers, 1950-1953 The papers of Leon H. Keyserling document his entire career as an activist…
  • Kimball, Dan A. Papers- Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Air, 1949; Under Secretary of the Navy, 1949-1951; Secretary of the Navy, 1951-1953 The papers of Dan A. Kimball include correspondence, newspaper clippings, booklets, handwritten notes, speeches, and other…
  • Kindleberger, Charles P. Papers- Official with the Office of Strategic Services, 1942-45; Official with the Department of State, 1945-48; and professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1948-81 The papers of Charles P. Kindleberger document primarily his…
  • King, Linda Papers- Friend of Bess W. Truman This collection is made up of the contents of a scrapbook compiled by Mrs. Linda King. The scrapbook mostly pertains to Mrs. King’s membership in Bess Truman’s bridge club, and includes photographs, newspaper clippings,…
  • Kitchen, William A. Papers- Kansas City attorney and political associate of Harry S. Truman The papers of William A. Kitchen mostly contain personal correspondence between himself and Senator Harry S. Truman, and with Truman’s staff. [Administrative Information |…
  • Knox, Charles F., Jr. Papers- Counselor of U.S. Mission to Israel, Tel Aviv, 1947-1948; Consul General, Curacao, Dutch West Indies, 1949-1952 The papers of Charles F. Knox primarily document his assignment to establish and participate in a U.S. mission in Israel in the period…
  • Knudson, James K. Papers- Member of the Interstate Commerce Commission and Defense Transportation Administrator, 1950-1954 The Papers of James K. Knudson consist of correspondence, speeches, legal documents, and other items relating to his work as a government official…
  • Koch, Henry Papers- Officer in Charge, German Trade and Finance, Department of State, 1949-1950 The papers of Henry Koch contain letters, memorandums, cables, itineraries, notes, and other documents relating to his work as a State Department official with…
  • Koehler, John T. Papers- Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1949-1951 The papers of John T. Koehler mostly consist of speeches he delivered as Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Also included are scripts for radio or television broadcasts and documents regarding his…
  • Korean War Collection- The Korean War Collection consists of historical materials relating to the Korean War that have been donated to the Truman Library. The collection includes correspondence, military personnel records, and other items. [Administrative Information…