Manuscript Collections - Charles Edison Herbert Hoover Collection

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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CHARLES EDISON HERBERT HOOVER COLLECTION, 1951-1968
2 linear inches (1 small manuscript box)
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Charles Edison, son of Thomas Alva Edison, was Secretary of the Navy and Governor of New Jersey before working for the First Hoover Commission. From 1951 until his death in 1969 Edison lived in the Waldorf Astoria.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection contains correspondence, clippings, and printed material relating to Herbert Hoover, especially his illness and funeral. 

 

FOLDER LIST

Box Contents

1

Correspondence, 1951‑1968
Clippings, 1954‑1968
Printed Material, 1954‑1964