Friend of Harry S. Truman
The papers of Shannon Douglass include copies of his correspondence with Harry S. Truman regarding the political situation in Kansas City and the State of Missouri, especially concerning Kansas City Democrats and upcoming elections.
Size: 2.5 inches (about 70 pages).
Copyright: No donation of copyright was received with this collection. Documents created by U.S. Government employees in the course of their duties are in the public domain. Copyright interest in other documents presumably belongs to the creators of those documents and their heirs.
Processed by: Molly Black (2019) as part of the Truman Library Internship Program.
Supervising Archivists: Randy Sowell and David Clark.
|1887 (September 29)||Born Shannon C. Douglass II (Jr.)|
|c. 1909||Attended the University of Missouri|
|c. 1916||Lawyer and member of the Kansas City Bar Association, the Jefferson Democratic Club, and the Kansas City Athletic Association|
|c. 1923||President, Armour Hills Homes Association|
|c. 1938-1962||Friend and frequent correspondent of Harry S. Truman|
|1963 (February 14)||Died, Kansas City, Missouri|
The papers of Shannon Douglass include copies of his correspondence with Harry S. Truman regarding the political situation in Kansas City and the State of Missouri, especially concerning Kansas City Democrats and upcoming elections. The collection also contains correspondence relating to favors requested by Douglass and political views that he expressed to Truman. In addition, there is a small amount of correspondence with other persons, but pertaining to Truman, in the collection. The correspondence covers Truman’s years as a U.S. Senator, Vice President, President, and former President.
The Douglass Papers were originally opened for research as part of the Miscellaneous Historical Documents Collection (MHDC 272).
More information about Shannon C. Douglass can be found at the Truman Library in the papers of Harry S. Truman (President’s Personal File: PPF 1240).
|1||SUBJECT FILE, 1938-1962
Correspondence. Arranged chronologically.
- Truman, Harry S.