The Harry L. Hopkins Papers: Series I - Correspondence

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Box: 1 Folder: 1
Acheson, Dean
Date span: 1937, October 12 - 1941, March 13; Undated
Description: Contains 1 ALS, 1 TLS, 1 ACS, 2 Cards as well as Hopkins's outgoing correspondence.



Box: 1 Folder: 2
Akulin, M.I.
Date span: 1943, May 28 - 1944, April 12; Undated
Description: Contains 1 TLS from Brig. General Spalding re Akulin to Hopkins together with 2 TL (carbons), and 1 ACS from Akulin.



Box: 1 Folder: 3
Alexander, Albert V.
Date span: 1941, January 27
Description: Contains 1 TLS from James E. Brown, Jr., of American Embassy in London, to Hopkins re luncheon with Alexander.



Box: 1 Folder: 4
Alexandrov, Alexander V.
Date span: 1945, June 6
Description: Contains 1 TLS (carbon) from Hopkins to Professor Alexandrov re the concert performance given in Moscow.



Box: 1 Folder: 5
Allen, George E.
Date span: 1938, July 7 - 1945, December 20; Undated
Description: Contains 1 TLS from Allen to Hopkins together with materials on the dinner given for the former.



Box: 1 Folder: 6
Allen, Robert S.
Date span: 1938, January 5 - 1942, July 15
Description: Contains 6 TLS and 1 ALS from Allen to Hopkins together with 1 telegram from Edward P. Bell (copy) to the latter.



Box: 1 Folder: 7
Andrews, Robert Armstrong
Date span: 1944, March 24
Description: Contains 1 TLS from Andrews to Hopkins regarding the latter's son, Stephen, who was killed in action in 1944.



Box: 1 Folder: 8
Anthis, Rollen H.
Date span: 1945, March 1
Description: Contains 1 TL (carbon) from Hopkins to Colonel Anthis re the former's visit to Marrakesh.



Box: 1 Folder: 9
Appleby, Paul H.
Date span: 1937, October 23 - 1941, December 29
Description: Contains 2 TLS from Appleby, then Undersecretary for Agriculture, as well as Hopkins's outgoing correspondence.



Box: 1 Folder: 10
Arenstein, Daniel
Date span: 1941, June 16 and Undated
Description: Contains 2 telegrams from both Arenstein and Hopkins re the former's going to China.



Box: 1 Folder: 11
Armstrong, Daniel B.
Date span: 1933, May 29 - 1939, December 14
Description: Contains correspondence from the Armstrongs, close friends of Hopkins, together with Hopkins's outgoing and telegrams.



Box: 1 Folder: 12
Arnold, Henry Harley ("Hap")
Date span: 1942, November 10 - 1945, November 7; Undated
Description: Contains 5 TLS, 1 AC, 1 Telegram and 1 Card from General Arnold together with Hopkins's outgoing correspondence as well.



Box: 1 Folder: 13
Astor, J.J.
Date span: 1941, January 16 - 1941, January 23
Description: Contains 2 TLS from Astor together with 2 TL (carbons) of Hopkins.



Box: 1 Folder: 14
Astor, Nancy
Date span: 1941, January 14 - 1941, January 21
Description: Contains 2 typed memorandum from Lady Astor's secretary, J. Seymour, together with 2 Claridge's telephone messages.



Box: 1 Folder: 15
Atherton, Ray
Date span: 1941(?), February 21
Description: Contains 1 ALS from Atherton to Hopkins re the latter's London trip.



Box: 1 Folder: 16
Attlee, Clement
Date span: 1941, July 29 - 1945, November 15
Description: Contains correspondence from the then British Prime Minister to Hopkins together with Hopkins's outgoing.
Item List: TLS Attlee to HLH 7/29/41 re cigars

TL (carbon) HLH to Attlee 9/19/45 re politics


TLS Attlee to HLH 9/29/45 re Oxford degree

TL (carbon) HLH to Attlee 10/10/45

TLS Attlee to HLH 10/21/45

TLS Attlee to HLH 11/15/45


Box: 1 Folder: 17
Bachman, Nathan L.
Date span: 1937, June 22
Description: Contains 1 TL (carbon) from Hopkins to Mrs. Bachman re the death of her husband, Senator Bachman of Tennessee.



Box: 1 Folder: 18
Baer, Max
Date span: 1934. July 2
Description: Contains 1 TLS (per secretary) and 1 Liberty Magazine questionnaire w/Baer's holograph notation.



Box: 1 Folder: 19
Bailey, Carl E.
Date span: 1937, September 13 - 1938, June 20
Description: Contains 1 TLS from the then Governor of Arkansas, Carl E. Bailey, together with 1 TL (carbon) from Hopkins.



Box: 1 Folder: 20
Baillieu, Clive (Sir)
Date span: 1941, November 29 - 1944, December 8
Description: Contains 3 TLS from Baillieu, 1 TLS from Henry B. Van Sinderen, a press release, and Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 1 Folder: 21
Bair, Frederick H. ("Cub")
Date span: 1939, June 16 - 1944, January 11; Undated
Description: Contains correspondence from the Bairs, close friends of Hopkins, together w/the latter's outgoing correspondence.



Box: 1 Folder: 22
Baker, Newton D.
Date span: 1933, December 6 - 1933, December 9
Description: Contains 1 TLS from Baker as well as 1 TL (carbon) from Hopkins re the latter's speeches.



Box: 1 Folder: 23
Balfour, Harold H.
Date span: 1940, September 1 - 1941, February 9; Undated
Description: Contains correspondence from Harold Balfour to Harry Hopkins together with the latter's outgoing
ALS Balfour to HLH 9/1/40 with holograph envelope

ALS Balfour to HLH "May 12"

ALS Balfour to HLH 1/9/41 with holograph envelope

TLS Balfour to HLH 1/9/41 with holograph
notations and envelope

TLS James E. Brown, Jr. to HLH 1/17/41

TL (carbon) Air Attache, Washington to Air
Attache, Lisbon

ALS Balfour to HLH 2/9/41 with holograph envelope

ALS Balfour to HLH "Thursday"
"I could not get to your meeting at the
House . . . "


Box: 1 Folder: 24
Bane, Frank
Date span: 1939, March 4
Description: Contains 1 telegram from Bane to Hopkins re luncheon engagement.



Box: 1 Folder: 25
Bankhead, William B.
Date span: 1937, October 8 - 1937, October 22; Undated
Description: Contains 1 telegram and 1 ALS from William B., then Speaker of the House of Representatives, & his wife, Florence.



Box: 1 Folder: 26
Barkley, Alben W.
Date span: 1939, January 2 - 1943, November 11
Description: Contains 4 TLS and 1 telegram from Alben Barkley, then Senate Majority leader, together with Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 1 Folder: 27
Barnard, Harry
Date span: 1943, August 11
Description: Contains 1 typed letter only from the political biographer, Barnard, to Hopkins.



Box: 1 Folder: 28
Barnes, George A.
Date span: 1944, March 10 - 1944, March 20
Description: Contains memorandum from the office of George A. Barnes, Office of War Information to HLH and Grace Tully.



Box: 1 Folder: 29
Barry, Philip
Date span: 1941, September 2 - 1942, January 14
Description: Contains 2 TLS (September 2, 1941 & January 14, 1942) from the playwright, Barry, together with Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 1 Folder: 30
Baruch, Bernard
Date span: 1937, September 27 - 1944, May 1; Undated
Description: See itemized listing below.
ALS Baruch to HLH "October 10th"
"There is nothing more I can say . . . "

Tel Baruch to HLH "Oct 7"
"My Dear Harry I send Uou My Heartfelt . .
. "

TLS Baruch to HLH 9/27/37

AN HLH (per secretary) Undated
"Baruch, Bernard M. letter & tel . . . "

Tel Baruch to HLH "Sep 22"
"Am Arriving Tonight on Congressional . .
. "

Tel HLH to Baruch 1/18/38

Tel Baruch to HLH 12/22/37

TL (carbon) HLH to Baruch 1/10/38

Tel "Aubrey" to HLH 1/16/38

Tel Brehon Somervell to HLH 1/16/38

Tel Baruch to HLH "Jul 2"
"Following Your Conversation Regarding . .
. "

Tel Baruch to HLH "Oct 4"
"Are You Dining and Going to Theatre . . .
"

Tel HLH to Baruch 10/4/38

Tel Baruch to HLH 10/20/38

Tel Baruch to HLH 11/12/38

Tel Baruch to HLH 11/21/38

TL (carbon) HLH to Baruch 11/22/38

Tel Baruch to HLH 12/4/38

Tel Baruch to HLH "Dec 8"
"I Want To Talk With You Stop . . . "

Tel HLH to Baruch 12/8/38

Tel Baruch to HLH 12/17/38

Tel Baruch to HLH 1/18/39

TL (carbon) HLH to Baruch 1/20/39

Tel Baruch to HLH 3/8/39

TL (carbon) HLH to Baruch 3/17/39

TL (carbon) (per secretary) to Baruch 3/21/39

TLS Baruch to Van Meter 3/22/39

TL (carbon) HLH to Marguerite LeHand 5/29/39

TLS Baruch to HLH 7/19/39

TL (carbon) (per secretary) to Baruch 7/21/39

Tel Baruch to HLH 7/30/39

TL (carbon) HLH to Baruch 8/2/39

ALS Baruch to HLH "Dec 22nd"
"My Dear Harry-Thank you so much for your
letter - . . . TL (carbon) HLH to Baruch
1/31/40

TL (carbon) HLH to Baruch 3/14/40

TLS Baruch to HLH 6/7/40

Tel Baruch to HLH 9/13/40

ANS Baruch to HLH "Friday 1941 or 1942"

ANS Baruch to HLH "Thursday 1941 or 1942"

Tel Baruch to HLH 3/2/41

Tel Baruch to HLH 3/9/41

TLS Baruch to HLH 6/19/41

Tel Baruch to HLH 6/20/41

TLS Baruch to HLH 7/11/41

Tel Baruch to HLH 4/21/42

Tel Baruch to HLH 4/13/43

Tel Baruch to HLH 4/20/43

Tel Baruch to HLH 4/20/43

TL Baruch to HLH 5/20/43

ACS (per secretary) Baruch to HLH "Jan 29th"
(1944)

TL (carbon) (per secretary) to Mr. Lacey 2/3/44

TLS Baruch to HLH 5/1/44


Box: 1 Folder: 31
Batt, William Loren
Date span: 1939, March 27 - 1945, April 28
Description: Contains 10 TLS from Batt, 3 ALS from Mrs. Batt, 1 telegram together with Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 1 Folder: 32
Beard, Louis A.
Date span: 1939, January 18 - 1942, July 10; Undated
Description: Contains 9 TLS from Beard, 4 telegrams, 1 card from Mrs Beard together w/Hopkins's outgoing all regarding horse racing.



Box: 1 Folder: 33
Beaverbrook, Maxwell
Date span: 1941, January 24 - 1945, September 19; Undated
Description: See itemized listing below.
Item List: TLS (per secretary) Beaverbrook to HLH 1/24/41

TLS (per secretary) Bunn to HLH 9/25/41

ALS Beaverbrook to HLH
"My dear Harry Will you hand this note to
the . . . "

TN "Notes on Conversations" 5/14/43

TLS (carbon) HLH to Beaverbrook 9/26/42 2 pages

TLS Beaverbrook to HLH 6/30/43

TL (carbon) HLH to Beaverbrook 7/14/43

Tel (carbon) Louise Hopkins to Beaverbrook
3/29/44

TNS Beaverbrook to HLH 8/11/44 with holograph
notations
with 2 holograph envelopes

Tel Beaverbrook to HLH 6/20/44

Tel (copy) Beaverbrook to HLH Undated
"To Mr Harry Hopkins X Quote My Dear Harry
I Am . . . "

Tel Beaverbrook to HLH Undated
"I Am Indeed Rejoicing At Your Return . .
. "

Tel HLH to Beaverbrook 7/5/44

ALS Beaverbrook to HLH 8/13/44 with holograph
envelope

TLS Beaverbrook to HLH 8/26/44 with holograph
notation

TLS Beaverbrook to HLH 9/27/44

Tel (copy) Beaverbrook to HLH "Feb 15/145 . . . "
"I am so deeply sorry to read the news . .
. "

TL (carbon) HLH to Beaverbrook 10/17/44 2 pages

TLS Beaverbrook to HLH 10/23/44 2 pages

TLS Beaverbrook to HLH 11/29/44 2 pages

Tel Beaverbrook to HLH 11/12/44

TL (carbon) HLH to Beaverbrook 11/15/44

Tel Beaverbrook to HLH 7/5/45

TL (carbon) HLH to Beaverbrook 7/6/45 2 pages

TLS Beaverbrook to HLH 3/1/45 2 pages
w/holograph notations

TL (carbon) HLH to Beaverbrook 6/21/45

TLS Beaverbrook to HLH 6/29/45 2 pages

TLS Beaverbrook to HLH 7/18/45

TL (carbon) HLH to Carl Brandt 7/25/45

TL (carbon) HLH to Beaverbrook 7/28/45

TLS Beaverbrook to HLH 9/7/45

TL (carbon) HLH to Beaverbrook 9/19/45

Tel HLH to Beaverbrook Undated
"Hope You Will Have A Very Happy
Christmas"


Box: 1 Folder: 34
Bell, Ulric
Date span: 1937, December 30 - 1940, April 11; Undated
Description: Contains 2 TLS from Bell, then correspondent with the Louisville Courier-Journal, together with Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 1
Bennett, James R., Jr.
Date span: 1939, January 24 and 28
Description: Contains 1 TLS from Bennett, then state senator from Minnesota, together with Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 2
Bennett, L.L.
Date span: 1937, May 6 - 1939, January 9; Undated
Description: Contains 3 TLS from Bennett, then commander of U.S. Cutter "Saranac"together with photographs and Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 3
Bennett, W. T.
Date span: 1939, March 31 - 1939, May 25
Description: Contains 2 TLS from Bennett, then project manager for the Georgia Rural Community Corporation, together w/Hopkins' reply



Box: 2 Folder: 4
Benson, Elmer A.
Date span: 1936, November 6 - 1939, January 9; Undated
Description: Contains 2 TLS, 1 ALS, 1 card and 1 telegram from Benson, senator and governor of Minnesota, with Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 5
Benton, William
Date span: 1940, December 13 - 1945, July 11
Description: Contains 2 TLS from Benton, then president of the University of Chicago, together with Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 6
Berney, Lois M.
Date span: 1943, April 12 - 1944, December 1; Undated
Description: Contains 4 TLS from Berney, a close friend of Hopkins, together with Hopkins's outgoing re Mrs. Chiang & Isador Lubin.



Box: 2 Folder: 7
Bernhard, Prince of Netherlands
Date span: 1941, February 7 - 1942, October 24
Description: Contains 1 telegram from Bernhard together with memoransum from James Brown, Jr. and Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 8
Berry, Tom
Date span: 1936, November 24 - 1939, January 3; Undated
Description: Contains 4 TLS and 1 telegram from Berry, then governor of South Dakota, together with Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 9
Berryman, Clifford K., Sr.
Date span: 1935, April 10 - 1944, December 21
Description: Contains 1 newsclipping and 1 memorandum from Truman T. Felt re the Berryman cartoon together w/Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 10
Bethune, Mary McLeod
Date span: 1937, December 23 - 1939, January 4
Description: Contains telegram and 1 TLS from Mrs. Bethune, founder of the National Council of Negro Women, w/Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 11
Bevin, Ernest
Date span: 1942, April 18 - 1945, October 23
Description: See itemized listing below.
Item List: TL (carbon) Dorsey G. Fisher to Bevin 4/18/42

TLS (per secretary) Pillford to Fisher 4/20/42

TL (carbon) HLH to Bevin 9/19/45

TLS Bevin to HLH 9/29/45

TL (carbon) HLH to Bevin 10/11/45

TLS Bevin to HLH 10/23/45



Box: 2 Folder: 12
Beyer, William C.
Date span: 1935, December 10 - 1944, October 17
Description: Contains 2 TLS from Beyer, then with the Bureau of Municipal Research, Philadelphia, together w/Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 13
Bidault, Georges
Date span: 1945, April 22 - 1945, May 18
Description: Contains 1 TL (translation) from Bidault, then French Minister for Foreign Affairs, with Hopkins's outgoing & release.



Box: 2 Folder: 14
Biddle, Anthony J., Jr.
Date span: 1939, January 3 - 1941, December 24; Undated
Description: Contains 6 telegrams, 2 cards, 2 TLS from Biddle, former American Ambassador to Poland, w/Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 15
Biddle, Eric H.
Date span: 1934, January 23 - 1938, May 13
Description: Contains 2 TLS from Biddle, then with Federal Civil Works Adminsitration of Pennsylvania, with Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 16
Biddle, Francis
Date span: 1940, July 10 - 1941, August 27
Description: Contains 2 TLS from Biddle, then Solicitor General, a monograph written by George Biddle together w/Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 17
Biddle, Margaret
Date span: Undated
Description: Contains 3 ALS from Mrs. Anthony (Margaret) Biddle written in London to Hopkins.



Box: 2 Folder: 18
Biggers, John D.
Date span: 1941, May 17 and 1941, December 1
Description: Contains 3 TLS from Biggers, Office of Production Management, to Hopkins. No outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 19
Bingham, Hiram
Date span: Undated
Description: Contains 1 Christmas card only from Bingham, who served in the United States Diplomatic Service.


Box: 2 Folder: 20
Bingham, Robert W.
Date span: 1934, July 30
Description: Contains 1 TLS from Bingham to Hopkins re party politics in Kentucky



Box: 2 Folder: 21
Bjornsson, Sveinn
Date span: 1942, September 2 - 1942, October 21
Description: Contains 1 ALS from Bjornsson, then Regent of Iceland, together with Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 22
Black, Hugo L.
Date span: 1937, August 18 - 1939, February 17; Undated
Description: Contains 2 TLS (one per secretary) and 1 ALS from Black, former U.S. senator & Supreme Court Justice, w/Hopkins's reply.



Box: 2 Folder: 23
Black, Ramsey S.
Date span: 1938, December 28 - 1939, January 6
Description: Contains 1 TLS from Black, then Third Assistant Postmaster General, together with Hopkins's outgoing re appointment.



Box: 2 Folder: 24
Black, Ruby A.
Date span: 1939, June 14 - 1939, June 19
Description: Contains 1 TLS from Black, president of the Women's National Press Club, together with Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 25
Blandy, W.H.P.
Date span: 1941, September 4 and 1941, September 5
Description: Contains 1 TLS from Rear Admiral Blandy, Chief of Bureau of Ordinance, Navy Department, together with Hopkins's outgoing



Box: 2 Folder: 26
Blood, Henry H.
Date span: 1936, September 15 - 1937, October 19
Description: Contains 1 telegram from Blood, then governor of Utah, together with Hopkins's outgoing to FDR and to Blood re politics.



Box: 2 Folder: 27
Bloom, Sol
Date span: 1936, December 15 - 1941, October 18
Description: Contains 2 TLS from Bloom, then U.S. Representative from New York, together with Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 28
Boettinger, John
Date span: 1938, September 23 - 1940, July 9
Description: Contains 4 TLS, 2 telegr., 1 carbon from Boettinger, publisher of Seatlle Post-Intelligencer & husband of Anna Roosevelt



Box: 2 Folder: 29
Bohlen, Charles E.
Date span: 1943
Description: Contains 1 ALS from Mrs. Charles E. Bohlen, whose husband served as American vice-consul to the Soviet Union.



Box: 2 Folder: 30
Bone, Homer T.
Date span: 1936, November 24 and 1937, December 9
Description: Contains 1 TLS from Bone, then U.S. Senator from Washington, together with Hopkins's outgoijng.



Box: 2 Folder: 31
Bonnet, Henri
Date span: 1945, October 23 - 1945, October 30
Description: Contains 1 carbon from Hopkins to Bonnet, then French Ambassador to the U.S., with 1 letter from Bonnet (per secretary).



Box: 2 Folder: 32
Bonverie, Audrey
Date span: Undated
Description: Contains 1 ALS from Bonverie to Hopkins with references to Lord Ismay and Eleanor Barry.



Box: 2 Folder: 33
Borah, William E.
Date span: 1940, January 20
Description: Contains material concerning the death of Borah, former U.S. Senator from Idaho.



Box: 2 Folder: 34
Bourke-White, Margaret
Date span: 1937, October 7 - 1937, December 8
Description: Contains 1 ALS from Bourke-White, noted Life Magazine photographer, together with letter from Hopkins.



Box: 2 Folder: 35
Boutell, C.B.
Date span: 1943, August 27 - 1943, September 4
Description: Contains 1 TLS from Boutell, correspondent with the New York Post, together with Hopkins's outgoing & newsclipping.



Box: 2 Folder: 36
Bracken, Brendan
Date span: 1941, February 14 - 1945, April 21
Description: See itemized listing below.
Item List: TLS Bracken to HLH 2/14/41

TLS Bracken to HLH 2/17/41

TLS Blanche Shepard to HLH 4/7/41

TLS Bracken to HLH 5/15/41

TLS Robinson to HLH 6/5/41

TL (carbon) HLH to Bracken 8/8/41

Tel Bracken to HLH 9/12/41

Tel Bracken to HLH 11/6/41

Tel Bracken to HLH 11/24/41

TL (carbon) HLH to Bracken 12/18/41

Tel Bracken to HLH 12/24/41

TL (copy) Halifax to HLH 10/1/42

TLS Bracken to HLH 10/26/42

Tel Bracken to HLH 12/31/42

TL (carbon) HLH to Bracken 4/21/45

TLS Harold Butler to HLH 4/19/45

TL (carbon) HLH to Butler 4/21/45


Box: 2 Folder: 37
Bradley, Jay
Date span: 1941, February 10
Description: Contains 1 TLS only from Bradley, then with the monthly magazine, Knickerbocker.



Box: 2 Folder: 38
Bradley, Michael J.
Date span: 1939, January 26 and January 30
Description: Contains 1 TLS from Bradley, then U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, together with Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 39
Branch, Harllee
Date span: 1944, July 8 and July 11
Description: Contains 1 TLS from Branch, then with the Civil Aeronautics Board, together with Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 40
Brand, R.H.
Date span: 1943, August 22 - 1945, April 23
Description: Contains 2 ALS and 2 TLS from Brand, then with the United Kingdom Treasury Delegation.



Box: 2 Folder: 41
Brann, Louis J.
Date span: 1933, July 26 - 1938, January 13; Undated
Description: Contains 4 telegrams and 1 card from Brann, then governor of Maine, together with Hopkins's outgoing.



Box: 2 Folder: 42
Brauer, William Wallace
Date span: Undated
Description: Contains 1 ALS and article by Brauer, organizer of the National Co-Operative Company.



Box: 2 Folder: 43
Breen, Edward
Date span: 1939, July 17
Description: Contains 1 letter (carbon) from Hopkins to then state senator of Iowa, Ed Breen.



Box: 2 Folder: 44
Briggs, Lyman J.
Date span: 1939, October 21 - 1939, November 25
Description: Contains 1 ALS from Lyman, then director of the National Bureau of Standards, together with Hopkins's reply.



Box: 2 Folder: 45
Brockett, Roy R.
Date span: 1941, September 27 and September 29
Description: Contains 1 TLS from Brockett, an old friend of Hopkins from the latter's New York days, together with Hopkins's reply.


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