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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.

  • Wagner, Allen Papers- Assistant to the Chairman, U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1951-1953 The papers of Allen Wagner consist chiefly of speeches, press releases, and correspondence from Mr. Wagner’s tenure as Assistant to the Chairman of the United States Civil…
  • Wallace Madge (Margaret) Gates Papers- Mother of Bess Wallace Truman and mother-in-law of Harry S. Truman The Madge (Margaret) Gates Wallace Papers contain bank statements, cancelled checks, receipts, correspondence, invitations, memorabilia, printed material, and other items relating…
  • Wallace, David F. Papers- Nephew of Harry S. and Bess Truman The papers of David F. Wallace are comprised of approximately sixty pages of documents, consisting primarily of correspondence from Bess and Harry S. Truman. A few letters are addressed to David F. Wallace's…
  • Wallace, Frank and Wallace, Natalie Papers- Brother-in-law and sister-in-law of Harry S. Truman This collection is primarily made up of newspaper and magazine clippings, correspondence, and other items from three scrapbooks compiled by Frank and Natalie Wallace. Included are many articles…
  • Wallace, Fred Papers- Brother of Bess Wallace Truman and Brother-in-Law of Harry S. Truman The papers of Fred Wallace include correspondence, financial records, printed materials, and memorabilia relating to Wallace’s personal affairs. The collection consists mostly…
  • Wallace, Helen Papers- First cousin of Bess Truman The papers of Helen Wallace include copies of personal correspondence with family members and friends regarding various subjects over the span of seven decades. [Administrative Information | Biographical Sketch |…
  • Wallace, Mary Papers- Sister-in-law of Bess Truman The papers of Mary (May) Southern Wallace consist of correspondence, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, printed materials, two scrapbooks, and other materials mostly related to Wallace’s connections…
  • Wallgren, Monrad C. Papers- Congressman, U.S. House of Representatives, 1933-1940; U.S. Senator, 1940-1945; Governor of Washington, 1945-1949; Chairman, Federal Power Commission, 1950-1951 The papers of Monrad C. Wallgren include address books, correspondence, photographs,…
  • Walling, L. Metcalfe Papers- Administrator, Walsh-Healey Act, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor, 1942-1947 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 6 linear feet. Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the…
  • Walsh, Jerome K. Papers- Kansas City Attorney and Friend of Harry S. Truman The papers of Jerome K. Walsh include correspondence, press clippings, articles, handwritten notes, speeches, and other items concerning Walsh’s life, career as an attorney in Kansas City, and…
  • Walter and Jean Walkinshaw Papers- Walter Walkinshaw, a U.S. State Department official from 1947 to 1951, was the husband of Jean Walkinshaw, a documentary filmmaker who later engaged in historical research regarding his involvement in the Point Four Program The papers of Walter…
  • Waring, Frank A. Papers- The papers of Frank A. Waring include books, newspapers, press clippings, press releases, government reports, legislative and trade agreement records, illustrated charts, correspondence, speeches, legal records and opinions, transcripts of oral…
  • Warren, George L. Papers- Adviser on Refugees and Displaced Persons, Department of State, 1944-1968; U.S. Representative to the Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration, 1953-1966 The papers of George L. Warren consist of addresses and articles by Warren,…
  • Warren, James Papers- Chief, Imports Section, Finance and Program Division, Marshall Plan Mission to Greece, 1950-1954 The papers of James Warren include correspondence, dissertations, printed materials, maps, reports, unpublished manuscripts, handwritten notes, and…
  • Washington Times-Herald Clippings Collection- The Washington Times-Herald Clippings Collection consists of newspaper clippings primarily related to Harry S. Truman and Dean Acheson. [Administrative Information | Collection Description | Series Descriptions | Folder Title List]…
  • Washington, S. Walter Papers- Foreign Service Officer, 1926-1953 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 7 linear feet. Access: Open Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the copyrights in this material and in any…
  • Waters, Herbert J. Papers- Information Specialist, 1949-1951, and Assistant to the Secretary, 1951-1953, Department of Agriculture [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 11 linear feet, 5 linear inches. Access: Open.…
  • Watts, Lyle Papers- Chief, Forest Service, Department of Agriculture, 1943-1952 The papers of Lyle Watts contain correspondence, memorandums, photographs, articles, and speeches primarily related to Watts' career with the U.S. Forest Service. [Administrative…
  • Watts, Peggy Papers- Interior Decorator for the Renovation of the White House during the Truman Administration The papers of Peggy Watts consist of correspondence, printed materials, a press release, and other items pertaining to Watts’s involvement with the…
  • Wear, Sam M. Papers- Missouri political associate and friend of Harry S. Truman The papers of Sam M. Wear include correspondence; newspaper clippings, brochures, and other printed materials; speeches and speech drafts; lists of voters and party officials; and other…
  • Weatherford, Robert P., Jr. Papers- Mayor of Independence, Missouri, 1950-1958 The papers of Robert P. Weatherford, Jr. consist of Mr. Weatherford’s recollections of his service as Mayor of Independence and his relationship with President Harry S. Truman. Also included is…
  • Webb, James E. Papers- Director, Bureau of the Budget, 1946-1949; Under Secretary of State, 1949-1952; Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1961-1968. [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 274…
  • Webb, Paul L. Papers- Colonel, U.S. Army, 1950-1959 The papers of Paul L. Webb contain correspondence, military personnel records, printed materials, and other documents mostly pertaining to Webb’s career as an officer in the U.S. Army, his service in Germany after…
  • Webster, Edward M. Papers- Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission, 1947-1956; Chairman, U.S.-Canadian Great Lakes Commission, 1952 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 2 linear feet. Access: Open Copyright:…
  • Weihmiller, Horace E. Papers- Director, Aircraft Consultant Service, 1945-1953 [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 3 linear feet. Access: Open Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the copyrights in this…
  • Weinberg, Benjamin F. Papers- Kansas City businessman and friend of Harry S. Truman The papers of Benjamin F. Weinberg include correspondence, press clippings, memorabilia, photographs, financial and legal documents, and other items concerning Weinberg's life and his business…
  • Weinstein, Allen Papers- College professor, author [Administrative Information | Folder Title List] ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Size: 15 linear feet (approximately 12,000 pages). Access: Open. Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the copyrights in this…
  • Weizmann Archives Records- Research Institution located in Rehovot, Israel   The Truman Library's collection of the records of the Weizmann Archives mostly consists of correspondence (letters, telegrams, radiograms, wires, cables); reports; press releases; and short…
  • White House Central Files: President's Personal File - Folder Title List- Collection description and alphabetical listing. FOLDERS 1-999 PPF 1-999 1-99 100-199 200 201-299 300-399 400-499 500-599 600-699 700-799 800-899 900-999 FOLDERS 1000-1999 PPF 1000-1999 1000-1099 1100-1199 1200-1299 1300-1399 1400-1499 1500-…
  • Whitehair, Francis P. Papers