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Collection-level scope and contents note
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,...
Scope and contents note
This is the second acquisition of the Harry L. Hopkins Papers at Georgetown University's Special Collections Department. The papers in this second collection, comprising 7 boxes and 3.5 linear feet, are arranged in the following series: a Family Correspondence Series, Organizations Correspondence Series, White House Correspondence Series, Personal/Manuscripts Series, Photographic Series, Clippings Series, and Oversize Items Series. Harry Lloyd Hopkins' personal papers illuminate the family...
Collection-level Scope and Content Note
This collection constitutes the third accession of the papers of Harry Hopkins. Material is grouped into eight series (see Synopsis). Arrangement of the correspondence reflects the successive stages of Hopkins' career. An important aspect of the family correspondence is the letters between Hopkins and his son Robert, which cover the war years (1940 to 1945) during which the latter served in the Army Signal Corps. Letters (of condolence) received by Hopkins regarding the death of his youngest...
1917-1979; Majority of material found within 1920-1946
- Subject: American history
- Subject: Political Science