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Guide to the James Francis Thaddeus O'Connor Diaries and Correspondence, 1933-1947
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Key to Arrangement

 

Diaries

volume Vol. 1

Apr.-Dec. 1933

volume Vol. 2

1934

volume Vol. 3

1935

volume Vol. 4

1936

volume Vol. 5

1937

volume Vol. 6

1938

volume Vol. 7

1939

volume Vol. 8

1940

 

Correspondence

volume Vol. 9

1933-1934, A-J (K-Z missing)

volume Vol. 10

1935, A-G

volume Vol. 11

1935, H-N

volume Vol. 12

1935, O-Z

volume Vol. 13

1936, H-O (A-G missing)

volume Vol. 14

1936, P-Z

volume Vol. 15

1937, H-N (A-G missing)

volume Vol. 16

1937, O-Z

volume Vol. 17

1938, M-Z (A-L missing)

volume Vol. 18

1939-1940, M-Z (A-L missing)

volume Vol. 19

1941, M-Z (A-L missing)

volume Vol. 20

1944, A-Z

volume Vol. 21

1947, A-Z

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Abbott, Horatio J.

 

3 letters, 1934-1935, v. 9 & 10. Letters, 1934, written for Democratic National Committee

 

Adams, Alva Blanchard, 1875-1941

 

Letter, Nov. 22, 1934, v. 9

 

Adams, Morgan

 

Letter, Mar. 12, 1934, v. 9

 

Aldrich, Winthrop Williams, 1885-

 

4 letters, 1934-1947, v. 9, 10 & 21

 

Arden, Elizabeth

 

Letter, Apr. 30, 1947, v. 21

 

Bailey, Josiah William, 1873-1946

 

Letter, Sept. 25, 1934, v. 9

 

Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937

 

2 letters, 1933, v. 9

 

Ball, Joseph Hurst, 1905-

 

2 letters, 1944, v. 20

 

Bangs, Tracy R., 1862-1936

 

Letter, May 2, 1934, v. 9

 

Baruch, Bernard Mannes, 1870-1965

 

3 letters, 1934-1935, v. 9 & 10

 

Baxter, Bruce Richard, 1892-

 

Letter, Oct. 17, 1934, v. 9

 

Berge, Wendell

 

2 letters, 1944-1947, v. 20 & 21

 

Bingay, Malcolm Wallace, 1884-1953

 

3 letters, 1935, v. 10

 

Bocqueraz, Leon

 

Letter, Apr. 24, 1935, v. 10

 

Booth, Evangeline Cory, 1865-1950

 

Letter, Nov. 13, 1933, v. 9

 

Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940

 

Letter, Aug. 12, 1935, v. 10

 

Brown, Charles Milton, 1865-

 

4 letters, 1934-1935, v. 9 & 10

 

Brown, Francis C.

 

2 letters, 1934, v. 9

 

Bryan, William Jennings, Jr.

 

4 letters, 1936-1937, v. 14 & 15

 

Buck, Frank H.

 

2 letters, 1934-1935, v. 9 & 10

 

Bulkley, Robert Johns, 1880-

 

2 letters, 1935, v. 10

 

Burke, Edward Raymond, 1880-

 

2 letters, 1935, v. 10

 

Burke, John, 1859-1937

 

3 letters, 1933-1935, v. 9 & 14

 

Byrd, Harry Flood, 1887-

 

6 letters, 1933-1947, v. 9 & 21

 

Campbell, H. Donald, 1879-

 

2 letters, 1934-1935, v. 9 & 10

 

Cantwell, John Joseph, 1874-

 

5 letters, 1933-1947, v. 9, 10, 20 & 21

 

Carrillo, Leo

 

Letter, Aug. 29, 1935, v. 10

 

Carrington, Richard Adams, 1889-

 

Letter, June 1, 1944, v. 20

 

Carter, Amon Giles, 1879-1955

 

Letter, Jan. 8, 1934, v. 9

 

Chandler, Claude

 

Letter, May 31, 1935, v. 10

 

Clark, Charles Edward, 1889-

 

Letter, Aug. 30, 1935, v. 10

 

Clark, Thomas Campbell, 1899-

 

7 letters, 1944-1947, v. 20 & 21

 

Collier, Frank C.

 

7 letters, 1933-1935, v. 9 & 10

 

Connally, Thomas Terry, 1877-

 

2 letters, 1933-1935, v. 9 & 10

 

Conner, Bennett

 

4 letters, 1933-1935, v. 9 & 10

 

Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson, 1915-1959

 

7 letters, 1934-1935, v. 9 & 10

 

Copeland, Royal Samuel, 1868-1938

 

Letter, May 23, 1935, v. 10

 

Coughlin, Charles Edward, 1891-

 

Letter, May 31, 1935, v. 10

 

Couzens, James, 1872-1936

 

19 letters, 1933-1935, v. 9 & 10

 

Cowles, Gardner, 1903-

 

Letter, Apr. 21, 1947, v. 21

 

Cox, James Middleton, 1870-

 

Letter, Apr. 19, 1937, v. 9

 

Cummings, Homer Stille, 1870-1956

 

23 letters, 1933-1944, v. 9, 10 & 20

 

Curtis, Jesse William, 1865-

 

Letter, Nov. 30, 1934, v. 9

 

Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948

 

3 letters, 1934-1935, v. 9 & 10

 

Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951

 

2 letters, 1935, v. 10

 

Dawes, Henry May, 1877-1952

 

Letter, July 26, 1935, v.10

 

de Mille, Cecil Blount, 1881-1959

 

2 letters, 1933, v. 9

 

Democratic Party. California. State Central Committee

See Harrison, Maurice E.

 

Democratic Party. National Committee

 

Letter, Oct. 10, 1944, v. 20

See also Abbott, Horatio J.; Morgan, William Forbes; MacMillan, E. J.

 

Dern, George Henry, 1872-1936

 

4 letters, 1934-1935, v. 9 & 10

 

Dockweiler, Isidore Bernard, 1867-1947

 

Letter, Jan. 29, 1935, v. 9 & 10

 

Dockweiler, John Francis, 1895-1943

 

2 letters, 1834-1835, v. 9 & 10

 

Doherty, Frank P.

 

3 letters, 1934-1935, v. 9 & 10

 

Donahey, Alvin Victor, 1873-1946

 

2 letters, 1935, v. 10

 

Douglas, Helen (Gahagan), 1900-

 

Letter, Feb. 18, 1944, v. 20. Signed: Helen Gahagan.

 

Driscoll, Denis Joseph, 1871-1958

 

2 letters, 1935, v. 10

 

Eagle, Joe Henry, 1870-

 

2 letters, 1934-1935, v. 9 & 10

 

Early, Stephen, 1889-1951

 

3 letters, 1940, v. 18. Written while secretary to President Roosevelt.

 

Eccles, Marriner Stoddard, 1890-

 

3 letters, 1935, v. 10

 

Farley, James A., 1888-

 

52 letters, 1933-1947, v. 9, 10, 20 & 21

 

Fee, James Alger, 1888-1959

 

4 letters, 1944, v. 20

 

Fleishacker, Herbert, 1872-

 

Letter, Nov. 26, 1934, v. 9

 

Fletcher, Duncan Upshaw, 1859-1936

 

5 letters, 1935, v. 10

 

Ford, Edsel Bryant, 1893-

 

Letter, July 11, 1935, v. 10

 

Ford, Thomas Francis, 1873-1958

 

3 letters, 1935, v. 10

 

Frazier, Lynn Joseph, 1874-1947

 

Letter, Aug. 1, 1935, v. 10

 

Gearhart, Bertrand Wesley, 1890-

 

Letter, Aug. 19, 1935, v. 10

 

Giannini, Amadeo Peter, 1870-1949

 

7 letters, 1933-1935, v. 9 & 10

 

Giannini, Lawrence Mario, 1894-1952

 

Letter, Dec. 8, 1947, v. 21

 

Giesler, Jerry

 

3 letters, 1944, v. 20

 

Gifford, Charles L.

 

2 letters, 1935, v. 10

 

Glass, Carter, 1858-1946

 

Letter, July 7, 1933, v. 9.

See also Pittman, Key.

 

Goldsborough, Phillips Lee, 1865-1946

 

4 letters, 1935, v. 10

 

Gore, Thomas Pryor, 1870-1949

 

Letter, Apr 21, 1934, v. 9

 

Hale, Marshal, 1866-1945

 

Letter, Aug. 16, 1937, v. 15

 

Hall, Peirson Mitchell, 1894-

 

4 letters, 1934-1937, v. 9 & 15

 

Hancock, Frank

 

3 letters, 1935, v. 11

 

Harl, Maple Talbot, 1893-1957

 

3 letters, 1947, v. 21

 

Harrison, Maurice Edward, 1888-1951

 

6 letters, 1933-1937, v. 9, 11 & 15. Some written for the Democratic Party, California, State Central Committee.

 

Harrison, Pat (Byron Patton)

 

2 letters, 1936-1937, v. 13 & 15

 

Hays, Will H., 1879-1954

 

3 letters, 1944, v. 20

 

Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951

 

Letter, Jan. 7, 1935, v. 11

 

Hoover, John Edgar, 1895-

 

3 letters, 1937, v. 15

 

Hopper, Hedda

 

Letter, May 14, 1933, v. 9

 

Howe, Louis McH

 

5 letters, 1934, v. 9. Written while secretary to President Roosevelt.

 

Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955

 

12 letters, 1934-1944, v. 9, 11, 13, 15 & 20

 

Humphrey, William F.

 

Telegram, Oct. 19, 1937, v. 15

 

Hurley, Patrick Jay, 1883-

 

Letter, May 15, 1935, v. 11

 

Ickes, Harold Le Claire, 1874-1952

 

3 letters, 1934-1944, v. 9, 13 & 20

 

Jackson, Robert Houghwout, 1892-

 

Letter, Apr. 18, 1936, v. 13

 

James, William P., 1870-1940

 

7 letters, 1933-1937, v. 9, 11, 13 & 15

 

[Jeritza, Maria] 1887-

 

Letter, July 7, 1947, v. 21. Signed "Vera" and filed as Maria Jeritza Sheehan.

 

Johnson, Hiram Warren, 1866-1945

 

Letter, Apr. 8, 1936, v. 13.

 

Jones, Jesse Holman, 1874-1956

 

10 letters, 1934-1937, v. 9, 11, 13 & 15

 

Kahn, Florence (Prag), 1868-1948

 

Letter, July 27, 1935, v. 11

 

Kelly, David George, 1890-

 

4 letters, 1944-1947, v. 20 & 21

 

Kelly, Edward Joseph, 1876-1950

 

4 letters, 1937-1944, v. 15 & 20

 

Kennedy, Joseph Patrick, 1888-

 

4 letters, 1935-1937, v. 11 & 15

 

Knight, Goodwin Jessm 1896-

 

Letter, Aug. 29, 1936, v. 13

 

Kyser, Kay

 

2 letters, 1947, v. 21

 

La Follette, Robert Marion, 1895-1953

 

Letter, July 31, 1935, v. 11

 

Landi, Elissa

 

25 letters, 1935-1937, v. 11, 13 & 15

 

Langer, William, 1886-1959

 

10 letters, 1936-1947, v. 13, 15, 20 & 21

 

Le Hand, M. A.

 

7 letters, 1936-1937, v. 13 & 15. Written while secretary to President Roosevelt.

 

Lewis, James Hamilton, 1863-1939

 

2 letters, 1936, v. 13

 

Littell, Norman Mather, 1899-

 

2 letters, 1944, v. 20

 

Lloyd, Harold, 1894-

 

Telegram, Dec. 5, 1935, v. 11

 

McAdoo, William Gibbs, 1863-1941

 

31 letters, 1935-1937, v. 11, 13 & 15

 

McClatchy, Charles Kenny, 1858-1936

 

Letter, Aug. 4, 1935, v. 11

 

McComb, Marshall Francis

 

Letter, Mar. 1, 1930, v. 11

 

McCormick, Paul John, 1879-

 

11 letters, 1935-1947, v. 11, 15, 18, 19, 20 & 21

 

McGrath, James Howard, 1903-

 

2 letters, 1947, v. 21

 

McGucken, Joseph Thomas, 1902-

 

3 letters, 1941-1944, v. 19 & 20

 

McIntyre, Marvin Hunter, 1878-1943

 

14 letters, 1936-1938, v. 13, 15 & 18. Written while secretary to President Roosevelt.

 

McLean, Evalyn Walsh

 

7 letters, 1937-1944, v. 15, 18 & 20

 

McMahon, Brien, 1903-

 

8 letters, 1937-1947, v. 15, 18, 20 & 21

 

MacMillan, E. J.

 

2 letters, 1936, v. 13. Written for the Democratic National Committee.

 

McNutt, Paul Vories, 1891-

 

2 letters, 1935-1941, v. 11 & 19

 

Mamoulian, Rouben, 1898-

 

2 letters, 1937, v. 15

 

Margold, Nathan Ross, 1899-

 

Letter, July 24, 1935, v. 11

 

Mayer, Louis B., 1885-

 

6 letters, 1935-1947, v. 11, 13, 15, 18, 20 & 21

 

Merriam, Carroll Burnham, 1870-1941

 

8 letters, 1936-1941, v. 13, 15, 17, 18 & 19

 

Merriam, Frank Finley, 1865-

 

2 letters, 1935, v. 11

 

Miller, Justin, 1888-

 

2 letters, 1940, v. 18

 

Moffett, James Andrew, 1886-

 

4 letters, 1935-1947, v. 11 & 21

 

Moore, Minor, 1876-

 

Letter, Oct. 3, 1935, v. Il

 

Morgan, William Forbes, 1879-1937

 

10 letters, 1935-1937, v. 11, 13 & 15. Many written while secretary of the Democratic National Committee.

 

Morgenthau, Henry, 1891-

 

37 letters, 1935-1944, v. 11, 13, 15, 18 & 20

 

Morley, Felix, 1894-

 

Letter, May 12, 1936, v. 13

 

Murphy, Frank, 1890-

 

12 letters, 1939-1947, v. 18, 19, 20 & 21

 

Murray, James Edward, 1876-

 

3 letters, 1935-1938, v. 11 & 17

 

Myers, William Irving, 1891-

 

Letter, Mar. 7, 1935, v. 11

 

Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958

 

7 letters, 1936-1940, v. 13, 15, 17 & 18

 

Norbeck, Peter, 1870-1936

 

Letter, Aug. 23, 1935, v. 11

 

Nye, Gerald Prentice, 1892-

 

Letter, Aug. 16, 1935, v. 11

 

O'Connor, Basil, 1892-

 

6 letters, 1944-1947, v. 20 & 21

 

Olson, Culbert Levy, 1876

 

2 letters, 1939, v. 18. One written for him by his son, Richard.

 

Parker, John Johnston, 1885-1958

 

2 letters, 1944, v. 20

 

Parsons, Louella (Oettinger), 1893-

 

2 letters, 1936-1944, v. 14 & 20

 

Pearson, Drew, 1897-

 

4 letters, 1944-1947, v. 20 & 21

 

Pepper, Claude Denson, 1900-

 

Letter, Aug. 25, 1947, v. 21

 

Perkins, Frances, 1882-1965

 

Letter, May 25, 1933, v. 18

 

Pierce, Walter Marcus, 1861-1954

 

2 letters, 1937-1938, v. 16 & 17

 

Pittman, Key, 1872-1940

 

2 letters, 1935-1938, v. 12 & 17. Enclosure to letter of Jan. 21, 1935: copy of letter from Carter Glass to Pittman, Jan. 19, 1935.

 

Pole, John William

 

2 letters, 1935, v. 12

 

Prentiss, William, Jr.

 

7 letters, 1935-1937, v. 12, 14 & 16

 

Price, William Jennings, 1873-

 

3 letters, 1935-1938, v. 12 & 17

 

Radcliffe, George L., 1877-

 

6 letters, 1935-1943, v. 12, 16 & 18

 

Ransom, Ronald, 1882-

 

7 letters, 1937-1941, v. 16, 18 & 19

 

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, Pres., U.S., 1882-1945

See Early, Stephen; Howe, Louis McH.; Le Hand, M. A.; McIntyre, Marvin H.; Tully, Grace

 

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1914-

 

2 letters, 1940, v.18

 

Roosevelt, James, 1907-

 

22 letters, 1935-1947, v. 12, 18, 20 & 21

 

Roper, Daniel Calhoun, 1867-1943

 

2 letters, 1935, v. 12

 

Rossi, Angelo Joseph, 1878-1948

 

Letter, Oct. 30, 1939, v. 18

 

Sabath, Adolph Joachim, 1866-1952

 

2 letters, 1935, v. 12

 

St. Sure, Adolphus Frederic, 1869-1949

 

6 letters, 1941-1947, v. 19, 20 & 21

 

Sandlin, John Nicholas, 1872-1957

 

2 letters, 1935, v. 12

 

Schenck, Joseph M.

 

5 letters, 1936-1938, v. 14, 16 & 18

 

Schwellenbach, Lewis Baxter, 1894-

 

Letter, Aug. 18, 1941, v. 19

 

Scott, Joseph, 1867-

 

7 letters, 1940-1947, v. 18, 20 & 21

 

Shaw, Frank L., 1877-1958

 

3 letters, 1936, v. 14

 

Sheehan, Winfield R., 1883-1945

 

8 letters, 1935-1937, v. 12, 14 & 16

 

Sheen, Fulton John, 1895-

 

2 letters, 1940-1947, v. 18 & 20

 

Sheppard, Harry Richard, 1885-

 

9 letters, 1937-1944, v. 16 & 20

 

Sheppard, Morris, 1875-1941

 

5 letters, 1935-1938, v. 12, 16 & 17

 

Snyder, John Wesley, 1895-

 

2 letters, 1947, v. 21

 

Speilman, Francis Joseph, Cardinal, 1889-

 

2 letters, 1940-1941, v. 18 & 19

 

Stephens, Albert Lee, 1874-

 

Letter, Jan. 22, 1947, v. 21

 

Stephens, Harold Montelle 1886-

 

6 letters, 1935-1941, v. 12 & 19

 

Storke, Thomas More, 1876-

 

5 letters, 1936-1937, v. 14 & 16

 

Tolan, John Harvey, 1877-1947

 

Letter, July 28, 1935, v. 12

 

Townsend, John Gillis, 1871-

 

3 letters, 1935-1938, v. 12 & 17

 

Tully, Grace

 

3 letters, 1944, v. 20. Written while secretary to President Roosevelt.

 

Tumulty, Joseph Patrick, 1879-

 

Letter, Jan. 22, 1935, v. 12

 

Tydings, Millard Evelyn, 1890-

 

May 4, 1944, v. 20

 

Vandenberg, Arthur Hendrick, 1884-1951

 

Letter, Jan. 23, 1947, v. 21

 

Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1898-

 

15 letters, 1935-1947, v. 12, 14, 20 & 21

 

Vickers, Joseph W.

 

Letter, Aug. 26, 1936, v. 14

 

Walker, Frank Comerford, 1886-

 

8 letters, 1940-1944, v. 18, 19 & 20

 

Warner, Jack

 

3 letters, 1944-1947, v. 20 & 21

 

Warren, Earl, 1891-

 

2 letters, 1944-1947, v. 20 & 21

 

Welsh, Martin I., 1882-

 

4 letters, 1940-1941, v. 18 & 19

 

Wilbur, Curtis Dwight, 1867-1954

 

5 letters, 1941-1944, v. 19 & 20

 

Yankwich, Léon René, 1888-

 

Letter, May 15, 1947, v. 21

 

Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-

 

Letter, Aug. 17, 1944, v. 20