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General Personal Correspondence

Identifier: 311

Series-level Scope and Content Note

This series is composed primarily of personal messages from HLH's friends and colleagues. Correspondence is arranged chronologically and also by subject. The latter category includes correspondence to HLH re. social engagement items such as invitations to semi-official events, re. HLH's Distinguished Service Medal award, re. Grinnell College, re. resignation as Secretary of Commerce in 1940, and re. his final retirement from government service in 1945. (Box 4, Folders 1-13)


  • From the Collection: 1917-1979
  • From the Collection: Majority of material found within 1920-1946

Collection-level Access Restrictions

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From the Collection: 3.5 Linear Feet (6 Hollinger Document Cases, 1 Record Storage box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

General Note

Series No. in Collection: 3

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057