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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.

  • Sachs, Howard Papers- Friend of Harry S. Truman; Judge, U.S. District Court, 1979- The papers of Howard Sachs include correspondence from Bess and Margaret Truman to the Sachs family, and information concerning the relationship between the two families. […
  • Salant, Walter S. Papers- Senior Staff Member, Council of Economic Advisers, 1946-1952; Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, 1954-1976 The papers of Walter S. Salant consist of correspondence, printed materials, handwritten notes, unpublished articles, and other items…
  • Salant, William A. Papers- Franklin D. Roosevelt Administration White House Staff; Federal Reserve Board; Office of Strategic Services; Department of Department; and the Economic Cooperation Administration [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE…
  • Sanders, Ted J. Papers- Cattleman and farmer; Friend of Harry S. Truman; President, Truman for Senator Committee, Cameron, Missouri, 1934 The papers of Ted J. Sanders include personal correspondence with the Truman family and White House staff members, printed materials…
  • Sant, Thomas H. Van Papers- Banker and Friend of Harry S. Truman, Fulton, Missouri The papers of Thomas Van Sant consist of correspondence between Van Sant and Harry S. Truman, as well as correspondence between Van Sant and others directly or indirectly involved with Truman…
  • Sargeant, Howland H. Papers- Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, 1947-1951; Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, 1952-1953; president, Radio Liberty Committee, Inc., 1954-1975 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE…
  • Satterfield, Frances G. Papers- Staff Member, Administrative Director, and Director of Research, Women’s Division, Democratic National Committee, 1938-1940, 1943-1945 The papers of Frances G. Satterfield consist of printed materials, speeches, press releases, and other items…
  • Sawyer, Charles Papers- Ambassador to Belgium, 1944-1945; Secretary of Commerce, 1948-1953   [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 63 linear feet, 5 linear inches. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S.…
  • Sayers, Royd R. Papers- Chief, Division of Industrial Hygiene, National Institute of Health, 1933-1940; Director, U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1940-1947 The papers of Royd R. Sayers consist of articles, notes, correspondence, memorabilia, memoranda, minutes of meetings,…
  • Schindler, Alfred Papers- Under Secretary of Commerce, 1945-1946 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 15 linear feet, 4 linear inches. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the copyrights in…
  • Schlichenmaier, Frances M. Papers- Assistant in the Office of Harry S. Truman, 1951-1973 The papers of Frances M. Schlichenmaier consist of menus from the travels of Harry S. Truman during the 1952 campaign. The papers also include campaign buttons and other items. […
  • Schmidt, Fred J. Papers- Sergeant, Battery D, 129th Field Artillery, 1918 The papers of Fred J. Schmidt include letters he wrote to his family during and immediately after World War I, letters he received from President Harry S. Truman, and other items mostly relating to…
  • Schneider, J. Thomas Papers- Chairman, Personnel Policy Board, Department of Defense, 1950-1951; Assistant Secretary of Commerce for International Affairs, 1952-1953; Assistant to the Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice, 1953-1955 The papers of J. Thomas…
  • Schnurman, Ned Papers- Television Producer The papers of Ned Schnurman consist of interview transcripts, program scripts, printed materials, correspondence, and other items relating to the U.S. occupation of Japan after World War II and to a projected television…
  • Seeley, Frank Papers- Chief of Editorial Section and Army Reserve Captain, Armed Forces Radio Service, 1944-1955 The papers of Frank Seeley consist of biographical information, a dissertation, memoranda, photographs, printed materials, a speech draft, and sound…
  • Seibel, Thelma Pallette Papers- Friend of Bess W. Truman This collection is made up entirely of the contents of two scrapbooks compiled by Thelma Pallette Seibel. Included are newspaper clippings, photographs, invitations, and other printed materials having to do with Mrs.…
  • Sermon, Roger T., Sr. and Sermon, Roger T., Jr. Papers- Roger T. Sermon, Sr., Mayor of Independence, Missouri, and Roger T. Sermon, Jr., Chairman of the Independence Truman Centennial Commission The papers of Roger T. Sermon and Roger T. Sermon, Jr. primarily document the lives and careers of these…
  • Sermon, William H. Papers- Mayor of Independence, Missouri, 1958-1961 The papers of William H. Sermon consist of the contents of a scrapbook made up primarily of newspaper articles and other printed materials relating to Sermon's activities as Mayor of Independence in 1959…
  • Shaw, Brackley Papers- Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of War for Air, 1946; General Counsel, Department of the Air Force, 1947-49 The papers document a few aspects of Brackley Shaw's work as General Counsel, Department of the Air Force. Topics covered…
  • Shaw, Gil Papers- U.S. Coast Guard Participant in the Funeral of Harry S. Truman, 1972 The papers of Gil Shaw consist primarily of newspaper clippings, fact sheets, and other materials concerning Harry S. Truman’s presidency, death, and funeral. [Administrative…
  • Shearer, Ross S. Papers- Official, Bureau of the Budget, 1942-1951; Official, Economic Stabilization Agency, 1951-1953 The papers of Ross S. Shearer consist of correspondence, printed materials, reports, drafts of Presidential speeches and messages, press releases, and…
  • Sheet Music Collection- This collection contains sheet music that was purchased by or given to President Truman and other members of the Truman or Wallace families. Much of the sheet music pertains to World War II and American patriotism. [Administrative Information |…
  • Sherwood, Sidney Papers- Secretary, Export-Import Bank, 1946-1959 The papers of Sidney Sherwood include correspondence, press clippings, diaries, speeches, reports, handwritten notes, and other items concerning his life, public career, and travels. [ Top of the page |…
  • Short, John A. Papers- Secretary of Agriculture's Representative, Arkansas-White-Red River Basin Inter-Agency Committee, 1950-1964 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 9 linear feet, 7 linear inches. Access: Open.…
  • Short, Joseph H. and Short, Beth Campbell Papers- Joseph H. Short was a Washington correspondent for the Baltimore Sun, 1943-1950, and Press Secretary to the President, 1950-1952. Beth Campbell Short was Correspondence Secretary to the President, 1952-1953 The papers of Joseph H. Short and his…
  • Silberman, James M. Papers- Assistant Chief and Chief, Branch of Productivity and Technological Developments, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, c. 1948-1950 The papers of James Silberman consist primarily of materials concerning Silberman's work with the…
  • Silverman, Irwin Papers- Chief Counsel, Division of Territories and Island Possessions and Office of Territories, Department of the Interior, c. 1945-1953 The papers of Irwin Silverman relate mainly to his involvement with Hawaii and Alaska statehood and the…
  • Sister Patrick Ellen Maher Papers- Professor [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 1 linear foot. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the copyrights in this material and in any other material received…
  • Skelton, Ike Papers- Member, U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri, 1977-2011 The papers of Ike Skelton include correspondence, printed materials, and other items that document Congressman Skelton's relationship with the Harry S. Truman Library and Margaret…
  • Slater, Harold M. Papers- Reporter and City Editor, St. Josep