Manuscript Collections - James H. Douglas

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JAMES H. DOUGLAS, JR. PAPERS, 1927-1933
1 linear foot, 9 linear inches (4 manuscript boxes)
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

James H. Douglas, Jr. was born on March 11, 1899 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He had a career as a lawyer in Chicago, and served as Assistant Secretary of Treasury in 1932 and 1933.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection documents his time as Assistant Secretary of Treasury, containing letter-press copybooks of outgoing correspondence, logs of telephone calls and office visitors, and press release copies of speeches.

CONTENTS LIST

Box Contents
1

Letterbooks of Outgoing Correspondence, Indexed, Feb 13-Sep 12, 1932 (3 vols)

2

Letterbooks of Outgoing Correspondence, Indexed, Sep 12, 1932-Apr 7, 1933 (3 vols)

3

Letterbooks of Outgoing Correspondence, Indexed, Apr 8-June 12, 1933 (2 vols)
Addresses

Ballantine, Arthur A., 1931‑1932
Coolidge, Calvin, Nov 7, 1932
Douglas, James H., Sep 28, 1932
Elble, F. X. A., Oct 10, 1932
Hope, Walter E., July 15, 1930
Mellon, Andrew W., May 5‑Dec 12, 1931
Mills, Ogden L., 1927‑1930

4

Mills, Ogden L., 1931 ‑ l932
Payne, Frederick H., October 11, 1932
Stimson, Henry L., October 18, 1932
Wilbur, Ray Lyman, October 10, 1932

Callers and Telephone Calls, Mar 9, 1932-June 12, 1933 (3 folders)
Congressional Report and Act on Public Works June 1933
Treasury Department Memorandum – Indebtedness of Foreign Governments to United States, Feb 20, 1933
Treasury Department Press Releases, Mar 18, 1931‑Apr 18, 1932