Manuscript Collections - Charles Edison Herbert Hoover Collection

2022

The Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum is now open daily to the public for viewing of the permanent galleries on the life and times of Herbert Hoover, tickets are available in person or online.

The Research Room is open to the public Monday through Friday, 9:00-12:00, and 12:30-4:15. Appointments are encouraged and can be made by calling (319) 643-5301 or via email: hoover.library@nara.gov.

 

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