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Invitations 1939, January 24 1939 - November 1 1939

 File — Box: 47, Folder: 6

Collection-level scope and contents note

From the Collection:

The Harry L. Hopkins Papers, the personal archives of the man who was FDR's most trusted advisor, consist of 26 linear feet (62 archival boxes) of material. The Papers contain appointment books and diaries, drafts of Hopkins' speeches and memoranda, photographs and drawings, and extensive correspondence with the most prominent figures of the 20th century including FDR, the Winston Churchill Family, Averell Harriman, Lyndon B. Johnson, Dwight D. Eisenhower, George C. Marshall, Harry S Truman, Edward Stettinius, Jr., Charles De Gaulle, Senator Claude Pepper, Robert Sherwood, Philip Barry, Helen Keller, John Vassos, Anthony Eden, Harold Ickes, James Farley, and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

Further information: The Eleanor Roosevelt Oral History Project at the Library of Congress contains an interview with Hopkins daughter, Diana, reminescing on her time in the White House as a child.


  • January 24 1939 - November 1 1939

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From the Collection: 26 Linear Feet (62 Hollinger Document Cases)

Language of Materials


Container Summary

Contains invitations from: Dean Acheson, Jay Allen for Juan Negrin, Sportmen's Dinner for Frank Bell, and the 150th Anniversary of the 1st Congress under the Constitution. Includes Hopkins' outgoing.

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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