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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.

  • Pace, Frank, Jr. Papers- Director, Bureau of the Budget, 1949-1950; Secretary of the Army, 1950-1953 See also Frank Pace, Jr. oral history. [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 7 linear feet, 5 linear inches. Access:…
  • Pan, V.S. Papers- Major General, Army of the Republic of China The papers of V. S. Pan include cargo manifestos, certificates for the receipt of materials, correspondence, military directives, and a statistical report concerning shipments of U.S. military supplies…
  • Panuch, J. Anthony Papers- Special Assistant to Gen. Lucius D. Clay, Army Service Forces, 1943-1945; Special Counsel and Assistant to the Administrator, Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion, 1945; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Administration, 1945-1947;…
  • Parks, Lewis S. Papers- Officer, U.S. Navy, 1925-1960; Executive Aide to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1947; Executive Aide to the Under Secretary of the Navy, 1948-1949; Commander, USS Manchester, 1950-1951 The Papers of Lewis S. Parks include correspondence,…
  • Parsons, J. Graham Papers- Assistant to the Personal Representative of the President of the United States to the Vatican The papers of J. Graham Parsons consist almost completely of documents created during or related to the time he spent working as an assistant to Myron C…
  • Parsons, William W. Papers- Administrative Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, 1950-1959   The papers of William W. Parsons consist of daily summaries, press releases, Treasury Department reports, and other documents that pertain to his work as Administrative Assistant…
  • Patterson, Richard C., Jr. Papers- Ambassador to Yugoslavia, 1944-1948; Ambassador to Guatemala, 1948-1951; Minister to Switzerland, 1951-1953 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 9 linear feet. Access: Open. Copyright: The…
  • Patterson, William J. Papers- Director, Bureau of Safety, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1934-1939; Member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1939-1952; Chairman, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1944 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE…
  • Paul, Arthur Papers- Assistant for International Trade to the Secretary of Commerce and Director, Office of International Trade, 1945-1947 The papers of Arthur Paul consist of correspondence, printed materials, speech notes, meeting notes, and other documents…
  • Pauley, Edwin W. Papers- Personal Representative of the President on the Allied Commission on Reparations with the rank of Ambassador, 1945-1947; Special Adviser to the Secretary of State on Reparations and Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, 1947-1948 The…
  • Paxton H. Howard, Jr., Papers- Relative of Bess W. Truman The papers of Paxton H. Howard, Jr. include two Holy Bibles of the Howard and Hope families with genealogical information, press clippings, photographs, and memorabilia concerning the family and their relationship by…
  • Peace, Oscar Papers- Chief Turret Captain, USS Missouri, 1947 The papers of Oscar Peace consist of certificates, photographs, and memorabilia that were collected mainly during the September, 1947 Presidential cruise on the U.S.S. Missouri. The Peace Papers include…
  • Peel, Roy V. Papers- Director, Bureau of the Census, 1950-1953 The papers of Roy V. Peel include books and other publications, a scrapbook, numerous newspaper clippings, correspondence, printed personal items from events and clubs, and approximately eighty…
  • Pendergast, James M. Papers- President of the Jackson Democratic Club The papers of James M. Pendergast consist of correspondence, newspaper articles, and other documents mostly concerning Pendergast’s relationship with Harry S. Truman. [Administrative Information |…
  • Peterson, Oliver A. Papers- Labor Attaché, U.S. Embassy, Stockholm, Sweden, 1948-1952; Labor Attaché, U.S. Embassy, Brussels, Belgium, 1952-1957; Labor Adviser, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State, 1958-1962 The papers of Oliver A. Peterson consist of printed…
  • Phelps, D. Maynard Papers- Deputy U.S. Representative, Allied Commission on Reparations, 1945-46; Deputy U.S. Delegate, Paris Conference on Reparations, 1945; U.S. Representative, Inter-Allied Reparation Agency, 1946 The papers of D. Maynard Phelps primarily pertain to…
  • Phillies, George E. Papers- Leader in the Greek-American community; member of the Order of Ahepa; organizer and member, Justice for Greece Committee, 1945-1950; member, Justice for Cyprus Committee, 1954-1960 The papers of George E. Phillies relate primarily to the…
  • Piacenza, Eleanor R. Papers- Sister-in-law of Thomas Hart Benton. The papers of Eleanor R. Piacenza include correspondence between Harry S. Truman and Thomas Hart Benton, related correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other items. The collection mostly documents the…
  • Pico, Rafael Papers- Member, Anglo-American Caribbean Commission, 1946-1951 The papers of Rafael Pico are composed of correspondence from his time as President of the Puerto Rico Planning Board, as well as letters related to his nomination as Commissioner of…
  • Pike, Sumner T. Papers- Member, Atomic Energy Commission, 1946-1951 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 6 linear feet, 7 linear inches. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the copyrights…
  • Poen, Monte Papers- Historian and author The papers of Monte Poen include interview transcripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases, and other items that pertain to Harry S. Truman. [Administrative Information | Biographical Sketch | Collection…
  • Pollard, Alice H. Papers- Supporter of the Marshall Plan The papers of Alice H. Pollard relate to a five-year period in Mrs. Pollard’s life when she was writing to University Professors, U.S. Senators and Congressmen, and members of the Executive Branch of the U.S.…
  • Porter, Paul A. Papers- Chief, American Economic Mission to Greece, 1947; U.S. Member, Palestine Conciliation Commission, 1949; Member, President's Commission on Campaign Costs, 1961-1962 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION…
  • Porter, Paul R. Papers- Adviser on Labor Affairs to the Allied Control Commission, Germany, 1945; Deputy Chief and Chief, Mission for Economic Affairs, U.S. Embassy, London,1945-1947; Chief, Economic Cooperation Administration Mission to Greece, 1949-1950 The papers of…
  • Price, Harry B. Papers- Author The papers of Harry B. Price consist of interview notes Price used in connection with the preparation of his book, The Marshall Plan and Its Meaning (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1955), published under the auspices of the…