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Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 18740810-19641020

Biographical / Historical

Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) was an American politician, mining engineer, author, and government official. He served as president of the United States from 1929 to 1933.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bayard T. Hainer Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1591
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints of Bayard T. Hainer, Sr., and Jr. and the Hainer home at Perry, Oklahoma Territory. The collection also includes photographs of Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt, Warren G. Harding, Woodrow Wilson, and Herbert Hoover. Bayard Taylor Hainer Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1880-1933

John Andrew Simpson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-567
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Correspondence (1917-1934) with Simpson regarding Oklahoma Farmers' Union and National Farmers' Union policies, issues and activities, including financial papers and meeting minutes of both organizations, and Simpson's nomination for the office of U.S. Secretary of Agriculture in Franklin Roosevelt's first cabinet. Correspondents include Franklin Roosevelt, Huey P. Long, Henry Morgenthau, James A. Farley and Elmer Thomas. Also in the collection are diaries (1924-1934), transcripts of radio and other speeches (1919-1933), clippings (n.d.) and newspapers (1917-1934) all relating to farm topics.
Dates: 1917-1934

Mrs. Clifton Marion Mackey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1899
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Correspondence between Alice Hurley Mackey and her brother, Patrick J. Hurley, and correspondence with Herbert Hoover, Henry Luce, Franklin Roosevelt and Madame Chiang Kai-shek, regarding Hurley's duties as national attorney to the Choctaw Nation, and as a Colonel during World War I, as Secretary of War during the Hoover Administration and as a U.S. ambassador during World War II. The collection also includes Hurley family memorabilia and genealogical information.
Dates: 1900-2004

Patrick Jay Hurley Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8612
Identifier: WHC-M-1080
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Correspondence, reports and articles (1900-1956) from Hurley's service as National Attorney for the Choctaw Nation, regarding tribal enrollment, land tenure, and the Mississippi Choctaw; as United States Assistant Secretary of War and as a special presidential representative to the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Afghanistan and the Middle East; and as United States Ambassador to China during World War II, including correspondence regarding American and Allied war efforts in the Far Eastern theatre. Correspondents include Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lord Louis Mountbatten, Mao Tse-tung, Chiang Kai-shek, Herbert Hoover, Douglas MacArthur, Henry A. Wallace, Joseph Stilwell, Helen Keller and Cordell Hull, as well as numerous officials of the U.S. diplomatic corps, including Averell Harriman and Harry Hopkins. Included are two scrapbooks of photographs...
Dates: 1900-1956

Patrick Jay Hurley Photograph Collection

 Collection — Oversize Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-P-1660
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Patrick Jay Hurley's career as United States Assistant Secretary of War and Secretary of War, special presidential representative to the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Afghanistan, and the Middle East, and United States Ambassador to China during World War II. The collection contains scenes of Hurley with Joseph W. Stilwell, Chou En-lai, Mao Tse-tung, Chiang Kai-shek, Douglas MacArthur, Claire Lee Chennault, and Herbert Hoover. Also included are photographs of Secretary of War Hurley's inspection tours of United States military installations, suppression of the Bonus Army riots in 1932, Hurley with Japanese military representatives, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Charles A. Lindbergh, Amon Carter, Will Rogers, Chester Nimitz, Jonathan Wainwright, Henry Stimson, William Halsey, Bacone College and the towns of McAlester, Oklahoma and Phillips, Indian Territory. Patrick J. Hurley Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1956

Thomas McKean Finney and Frank Florer Finney Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2194
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Indian traders. Papers of Thomas M. Finney, Indian trader at Gray Horse, Osage Agency, and of Frank F. Finney, historian and employee of the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Company including correspondence (1925-1936) relating to T.M. Finney's book"Pioneer Days with the Osage Indians;" historical materials (1827-1977) such as correspondence, news clippings, magazine articles, and bibliographic notes of T.M. Finney and F.F. Finney on such topics as the Cherokee Strip, the Osage Indian Agency, Gray Horse Trading Post, the Dalton Gang, Kaw Indian Agency, Buffalo Bill, Pawnee Bill, peyotism, President Herbert Hoover's early days in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, and Maria Tallchief; nine field notebooks (1915-1919) kept by F.F. Finney while an employee of the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Company; finished and unfinished articles and stories (1891-1969) by...
Dates: 1827-1977