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1:49. Gray, Gordon., 1947 - 1951., bulk: 1947 - 1951

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 49

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection consists of the personal papers of William Harding Jackson. Correspondents include President Eisenhower, Constantine FitzGibbon, Arthur Gardner, Gordon Gray, and Richard M. Nixon, among others. A run of letters regarding Wendell Willkie's 1940 presidential campaign is also included among the documents. Some typed manuscripts by Jackson, a few photographs of him, and a series of printed materials round out the collection.


  • 1947 - 1951.
  • Majority of material found within 1947 - 1951

Conditions Governing Access

Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.


From the Collection: 1.5 Cubic Feet (3 boxes and 2 oversized folders)

Language of Materials


Container Summary

Correspondence between Gordon Gray and William H. Jackson. References to meetings between the men, Gray being a general consultant, Jackson's appointment to the CIA, praising Bedell Smith as CIA Director, complimenting Gray's work, praising Jackson's role at the CIA, and Gray's appointment as Assistant Secretary of the Army.

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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