Title: Thomas H. Eliot Papers, 1941-1942
Primary Creator: Eliot, Thomas H. (1907-1991)
Extent: -1.0 Cubic Feet
Arrangement: This collection is arranged into one series: Materials Related to House Un-American Activities Committee.
Scope and Contents of the Materials
This collection consists of correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings related to Thomas Eliot's opposition to funding for the House Un-American Activities Committee (Dies Committee) in 1942. Also included is an index to the testimony of Walter S. Steele before the Committee on Un-American Activities.
Collection Historical Note
Thomas H. Eliot (1907-1991) was a Democratic Representative from the 9th Massachussetts Congressional District. He served in the Seventy-seventh Congress from 1941 to 1943. During his term he achieved noteriety for his opposition to funding for the House Un-American Activities Committee (Dies Committee). Though he failed to secure nomination for subsequent Congressional elections, he served in a variety of war-time government posts, including director of the British Division, Office of War Information and chairman of the appeals committee, National War Labor Board.
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[Series 1: Materials Related to House Un-American Activities Committee
Series 1: Materials Related to House Un-American Activities Committee
- One box containing three folders of correspondence and other materials related to Thomas Eliot and funding for the House Un-American Activities Committee (1942). Folder 3 includes "Index to testimony of Walter S. Steele before Committee on Un-American Activites."
Papers of Thomas Eliot (1)
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