8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--History--1945-.

  1. Henry Brandon papers, 1939-1994

    22,000 items. 77 containers plus 20 oversize plus 3 classified. 34.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, articles, reviews, speeches, reports, transcripts of interviews, reference files, notes, appointment books, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Brandon's career as chief American correspondent for the Sunday Times, London. The collection documents his coverage of major events and presidential administrations of the second half of the twentieth century, his interest in international relations, and his personal and official contacts with prominent American and world figures.

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  2. Henry A. Grunwald papers, 1922-2006

    69,000 items. 196 containers plus 1 classified. 78.8 linear feet. 41 digital files (4.3MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and diplomat. Personal and professional correspondence, writings, staff files, subject files, and other papers relating to Grunwald's career as a diplomat, author, and editor of Time, inc.

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  3. Thomas G. Corcoran papers, 1792-1982

    175,175 items. 638 containers plus 1 classified. 245.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, briefs, opinions, testimony, family papers, business records, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Corcoran's private legal practice and his government service during the first two presidential terms of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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  4. Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969

    150,000 items. 490 containers plus 93 oversize. 221 linear feet. 21 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and secretary of the interior. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, legal and financial records, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting all aspects of Ickes's career, especially his service as secretary of the interior.

  5. Huston Thompson papers, 1908-1965

    1,500 items. 9 containers plus 1 oversize. 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and government official. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, articles, photographs, and near-print and print material relating to the presidential candidacy of Woodrow Wilson, Thompson's service as legal counsel in the investigation of the Tennessee Valley Authority in the 1930s, and his service as mediator in national industrial strike emergencies.

  6. Mary Marvin Breckinridge Patterson papers, 1846-2003

    90,000 items. 330 containers plus 1 classified, 4 oversize, and 1 artifact. 132.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographer, journalist, radio broadcaster, cinematographer, diplomat's spouse, and philanthropist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, family papers, photographs, subject files, notebooks and albums, clippings, printed matter and other material documenting Patterson's early life and family history, her career, her activities while accompanying her husband to various diplomatic postings, her activism with various clubs and organizations, and her philanthropy.

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  7. Felix Frankfurter papers, 1846-1966

    70,625 items. 259 containers. 106.4 linear feet. 165 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, oral history interviews, writings, speeches, notes, legal file, newspaper clippings, printed material, photographs, and other papers reflecting Felix Frankfurter's involvement with significant political and social movements and events and his acquaintance with leaders in many segments of society.

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  8. Robert Porter Patterson papers, 1909-1956

    45,000 items. 211 containers plus 1 classified. 38 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, jurist, and U. S. secretary of war. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and speeches reflecting Patterson's career as a jurist and service as assistant secretary, under secretary, and secretary of the War Department.

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