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BOX 1-11 Family Papers, 1869-1981
BOX 1-6 Correspondence, 1894-1981
Correspondence and attached and related material.
Arranged according to whether it was exchanged with Harriman or between his parents, siblings, and other relatives, and then alphabetically by name of family member.
BOX 1 With Harriman
Brice, Patricia Cullen, 1971-1981
Brierly, Marie N. and Betty (English war refugee children), 1940-1941, 1970-1981
Churchill, Winston, III (stepson), 1946, 1967-1980
Connery, Crispen H. (grandnephew) and Eleanor, 1972-1980
Duchin, Peter (godson) and family, 1942-1980
Fisk, Averell (grandson), 1960-1980
Fisk, Kathleen (granddaughter), 1953-1980
Fisk, Mary Averell Harriman (daughter) and Shirley C., 1929-1981
Fisk, Robert C. (grandson), 1945-1981
Gerry, Cornelia Harriman (sister) and Robert C., 1907-1954
Gerry, Gertrude Sheldon (grandniece), 1961-1968
Gerry, Robert L., Jr., Elbridge, II (nephews), and family, 1923-1977
Hannum, Nancy Penn Smith (niece) and John B., 1952-1980
BOX 2 Harriman, E. Roland (brother) and Gladys, 1906-1972
(6 folders)
Harriman, Edward Henry (father), 1898-1909
BOX 3 Harriman, Marie Norton Whitney (wife)
(6 folders)
BOX 4 1965-1968
Harriman, Mary W. Averell (mother), circa 1895-1932, undated
(5 folders)
Harriman, Pamela Digby Churchill Hayward (wife), 1941-1945
Hurd, Christopher and Victoria (stepgrandchildren), 1973-1981
Morgan, Pamela and Alida (stepgrandchildren), 1968-1981
Mortimer, Averell (grandson), 1966-1981
BOX 5 Mortimer, David (grandson), 1963-1981
Mortimer, Jay (grandson), 1968-1977
Mortimer, Kathleen Lanier Harriman (daughter) and Stanley, 1929-1981, undated
(2 folders)
Pool, Kathleen Lanier Lawrence Harriman (wife), 1919-1932
Rumsey, Bronson H. (nephew), 1938-1939
Rumsey, Charles Carey (nephew) and Mary, 1935-1953
Rumsey, Charles Carey, Jr. (grandnephew), 1953-1962
Rumsey, Mary Averell H. (niece), 1936-1980
Rumsey, Mary Harriman (sister) and Charles Carey (brother-in-law), 1901-1933
Stewart, Carol Harriman Smith (sister), 1906-1948
Whitney, Gifford and Scollay (stepgrandchildren), 1965-1977
BOX 6 Whitney, Harry Payne (stepson), and family, 1936-1980
Whitney, Nancy (stepgranddaughter), 1962-1981
Whitney, Nancy Marie (stepdaughter), 1949-1981
Other relatives, 1901-1981
(2 folders)
Between others
Harriman, Edward Henry and Mary W. Averell, 1894-1898
Harriman, Marie Norton Whitney, and various family members, 1940-1951
Harriman, Mary W. Averell, and father and descendants, 1895-1931
Mortimer, Kathleen Lanier Harriman, and:
Fisk, Mary Averell Harriman, 1941-1951
Harriman, Marie Norton Whitney, 1941-1945, undated
Harriman, Pamela Digby Churchill Hayward, 1946
Stewart, Carol Harriman Smith, 1936
Miscellaneous relatives, 1942-1943
BOX 6-7 School and Childhood File, 1900-1912
Correspondence with friends, various school papers, including report cards and expense records, and a report of Harriman's boyhood trip to Japan.
Arranged alphabetically by name of person or school, topic, or type of material.
BOX 6 Correspondence with friends
General, 1906-1912
Hyde, Dorothy M., 1909-1910
Craigie School, New York, N.Y., 1900-1904
BOX 7 Expenditures
General, 1909-1910
Mercantile Trust Co., 1904-1912
(2 folders)
Groton School, Groton, Mass., 1904-1909
Japan trip, record of voyage on SS Siberia, 1905
Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1910-1912
BOX 7-11 Papers Pertaining to Other Family Members, 1869-1978
Correspondence and attached and related material, including genealogical and biographical data, business papers, and photographs and scrapbooks.
Arranged alphabetically by name of family member to whom the material pertains.
BOX 7 Averell, William J. (grandfather), 1869 (with 1921 cover letter)
Fisk, Mary Averell Harriman, business papers, 1934-1940
Gerry, Cornelia Harriman, condolences on her death, 1966
Harriman, E. Roland, condolences on his death, 1978
BOX 8 Harriman, Edward Henry
Condolences on his death, 1909
General, 1893-1909
Union Pacific Railroad
Burt, Horace C., 1898-1902
Kennan, George, biography, 1898-1920
Schiff (Jacob A.)-Kahn (Otto H.) letters, 1898
Miscellaneous biographical data re: Edward Henry Harriman, 1947-1969
Harriman, Florence Jaffray Hurst (“Daisy”) (second cousin), memorial service, 1967-1968
Harriman, Marie Norton Whitney
Biographical, memorial data, estate, 1970-1977
Business papers, 1930-1943
Household and general correspondence, circa 1930-1968
(2 folders)
BOX 9 Special correspondence, 1942-1968
Scrapbook of clippings, undated
Wedding invitations and gift lists, 1950-1971
(2 folders)
BOX 10 Harriman, Mary W. Averell
Biography by Persia Campbell, 1958-1961
(2 folders)
Business papers, 1917-1925
Condolences on her death, 1932
(2 folders)
BOX 11 Correspondence with others, 1902-1927
Harriman, Pamela Digby Churchill Hayward, congratulations on marriage to Harriman, 1971
Mortimer, Kathleen Lanier Harriman
General, 1937-1948
Newsweek job in London, 1941-1945
Pool, Kathleen Lanier Lawrence Harriman, business papers, 1919-1929
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, illness, death, and estate, 1934-1965
Clippings, 1912-1920
(3 folders)
Other, 1954-1975
BOX 12-126 Subject File, 1906-1954
Correspondence, cables, memoranda, reports, greetings, invitations, financial data, business records and related items, lists, charts, maps, photographs, architectural drawings and plans, clippings and other printed matter, and miscellaneous material. The file mainly concerns Harriman's business and social activities prior to his 1941 appointment as Lend-Lease expediter to Britain. A few files pertain to his work with New Deal agencies during the 1930s. Also present are personal and business papers from the World War II period to 1953.
Organized largely as created, the series complements the Special Files: Business and Special Files: Public Service series. Arranged alphabetically by name of person or organization, activity, topic, or type of material and chronologically therein.
BOX 12 Abbott, Mather A., 1916-1919, undated
Academy of Political Science, 1936-1953
Adams, E. E., 1934
Adams, Frederick B., 1922-1942
Addresses, 1927-1939
Admirals of the Flagship Fleet, 1941-1942
Advertising Club of New York, New York, N.Y., 1937-1947
Advisory Commission to the Council on National Defense, 1940-1941
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