Manuscript Collections - Myra Mcgrath And Dorothy Eastman

Oct 18, 2021

The Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum is now open to the public for viewing of the permanent galleries on the life and times of Herbert Hoover and the temporary exhibit gallery, Leonardo da Vinci Machines in Motion. 

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MYRA McGRATH AND DOROTHY EASTMAN
HERBERT HOOVER COLLECTION, 1921-1965
11 linear inches (2 manuscript boxes)
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of invitations clippings photographs, itineraries, programs, Republican convention material, Herbert Hoover notes and doodles, and memorabilia collected by Myra McGrath and Dorothy Eastman during their years as secretaries to Herbert Hoover  from then until his death. It is dated 1921‑1965.

FOLDER LIST

Box      Contents

1          Articles About Herbert Hoover, 1928‑1964 and undated
            Autographs – Herbert Hoover
            Bookplates – Herbert Hoover
            Calendar with Herbert Hoover Photo, 1929
            Calling Cards – Herbert Hoover – White House
            Cartoons – Herbert Hoover
            Christmas Cards, 1921‑1939
            Clippings
                     Herbert Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover, 1928-1965 and undated (2 folders)
                     Scrapbook, 1927‑1928 and undated
                     Herbert Hoover Funeral, Oct 1964
            Doodles-Herbert Hoover, undated
            Engravings – Lou Henry Hoover
                     Historical Buildings and Scenes

2                   Presidential Engravings
            Handwritten Notes – Herbert Hoover
            Inaugural – Herbert Hoover, Mar 4, 1929
            Presidential Proclamations – Herbert Hoover, Nov 24, 1932; Jan 5, 1933
            Printed materials, 1929-1953
            Speeches and Articles – Herbert Hoover, 1931‑1958
            Trip Materials – Presidential, Herbert Hoover Menus, Passes, Itineraries, etc. 1928‑1933
            White House Invitations and Cards