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Charles F. Horner Papers, 1907-1966 | Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum

Collection Overview

Title: Charles F. Horner Papers, 1907-1966Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Horner, Charles F. (Charles Francis) (1878-1967)

Extent: -1.0 Cubic Feet

Date Acquired: 10/05/1972

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of one folder of materials. These materials are primarily correspondence related to a range of professional matters, particularly to the scheduling of Chatauqua speakers. Correspondents include William Jennings Bryan, Harry S. Truman, and Charles B. Coates.

Collection Historical Note

Charles F. Horner began his career as the founder in 1906 of the Redpath-Horner Chautauqua and Lyceum Bureau in Nebraska. In 1933 he joined Franklin Roosevelt's administration as executive assistant to the administrator of the National Recovery administration. He worked briefly as Technical Advisor to the Asministrator of the New York WPA (1935), later serving as president of the National Aeronautics association, chairman of the Willkie clubs (1940), and chairman of the Herbert Hoover committee on food for small democracies (1940-41).

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: Bryan Horner

Related Materials: Papers of Charles F. Horner. For more information please see http://collguides.lib.uiowa.edu/?MSC0150.07.

Box and Folder Listing

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Correspondence, 1913-1966Add to your cart.