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T. Jefferson Coolidge Papers, 1934-1972 | Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum

Collection Overview

Title: T. Jefferson Coolidge Papers, 1934-1972Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1934-1938

Primary Creator: Coolidge, T. Jefferson

Extent: -1.0 Cubic Feet

Arrangement: This collection is arranged into four series: Personal and Professional Correspondence, Memoranda, Report on Federal-State Relations, and Miscellaneous Materials.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of memoranda and other materials relating to the Treasury Department; carbon copies of daily memoranda written by Coolidge as Under Secretary to Henry Morgenthau; a copy of Coolidge's publication, Why Centralized Government?; a draft copy of the "Report of Committee on Federal-State Relation" and related correspondence; assorted personal and professional correspondence; and materials pertaining to Coolidge's testimony on the Debt Reduction Act of 1957.

Collection Historical Note

T. Jefferson Coolidge was appointed Special Assistant to Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau, Jr., in March 1934. On May 2 of that year he was appointed Under Secretary of the Treasury, a post he held until he resigned on February 1, 1936, to return to his Boston banking business. In 1941 Coolidge published Why Centralized Government?, and from 1947 to 1949 served as chairman of the Task Force on Federal-State Relations of the Commission of the Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government (First Hoover Commission).

Administrative Information

Repository: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum

Access Restrictions: This collection is available for use by the general public.

Use Restrictions: This material is subject to copyright restrictions under Title 17 of the U.S. Code.

Acquisition Source: T. Jefferson Coolidge

Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Personal and Professional Correspondence, 1948-1951],
[Series 2: Memoranda, 1934-1941],
[Series 3: Report of the Committee on Federal-State Relations, 1947-1948],
[Series 4: Miscellaneous Materials, 1937-1957],
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Series 1: Personal and Professional Correspondence, 1948-1951Add to your cart.

Box 1Add to your cart.

Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., 1948-1950Add to your cart.

Correspondence, January-May 1950Add to your cart.

Correspondence, June-December 1950Add to your cart.

Correspondence, January-May 1951Add to your cart.

Correspondence, June-December 1951Add to your cart.

Series 2: Memoranda, 1934-1941Add to your cart.

Box 1Add to your cart.

Daily Memoranda to the Secretary of the Treasury, July 1934 - April 1935Add to your cart.

Daily Memoranda to the Secretary of the Treasury, September 1935 - February 1936Add to your cart.

Memoranda on Finance and Silver, 1934-1936Add to your cart.

Memoranda - Miscellaneous, 1938-1941Add to your cart.

Series 3: Report of the Committee on Federal-State Relations, 1947-1948Add to your cart.
test Draft of report and related correspondence. Previously bound together, these materials were unbound and arranged in folders according to their original order.

Box 2Add to your cart.

Cover Letter and Draft ReportAdd to your cart.

Correspondence: September - November 1948Add to your cart.

Correspondence: July - August 1948Add to your cart.

Correspondence: April - June 1948Add to your cart.

Correspondence: October 1947 - March 1948Add to your cart.

Series 4: Miscellaneous Materials, 1937-1957Add to your cart.

Box 2Add to your cart.

Debt Reducion Act of 1957Add to your cart.

Investment Bankers Speech, 1937-1938Add to your cart.

Why Centralized Government?, 1941Add to your cart.

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[Series 1: Personal and Professional Correspondence, 1948-1951],
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[Series 3: Report of the Committee on Federal-State Relations, 1947-1948],
[Series 4: Miscellaneous Materials, 1937-1957],
[All]