Collection  |  Manuscript/Mixed Material Solon J. Buck papers,

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Solon J. Buck papers,
Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, notes, subject files, financial records, bibliographies, and research materials relating primarily to Buck's government career at the National Archives and the Library of Congress and to historical scholarship and archival and library affairs in general. Specific topics include the 1948 International Congress of Expert Archivists, American Historical Association, Society of American Archivists, Buck's Bibliography of American Travel and Description, and his research on the journal (1835-1853) of Lucien Cyrus Boynton. Correspondents include James Truslow Adams, Charles Austin Beard, Julian P. Boyd, R. D. W. Connor, Bernard Augustine De Voto, Everett McKinley Dirksen, Max Farrand, Morris Fishbein, Guy Stanton Ford, Oscar Handlin, John Donald Hicks, Harold L. Ickes, Burl Ives, Herman Kahn, Herbert Anthony Kellar, William L. Langer, Archibald MacLeish, Douglas C. McMurtrie, Samuel Eliot Morison, Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Sr., Robert A. Taft, and Harry S. Truman.
Contributor Names
Buck, Solon J. (Solon Justus), 1884-1962.
Subject Headings
-  Adams, James Truslow,--1878-1949
-  Beard, Charles A.--(Charles Austin),--1874-1948
-  Boyd, Julian P.--(Julian Parks),--1903-1980
-  Boynton, Lucien Cyrus,--1811-1896
-  Connor, R. D. W.--(Robert Diggs Wimberly),--1878-1950
-  De Voto, Bernard,--1897-1955
-  Dirksen, Everett McKinley
-  Farrand, Max,--1869-1945
-  Fishbein, Morris,--1889-1976
-  Ford, Guy Stanton,--1873-1962
-  Handlin, Oscar,--1915-2011
-  Hicks, John Donald,--1890-1972
-  Ickes, Harold L.--(Harold LeClair),--1874-1952
-  Ives, Burl,--1909-1995
-  Kahn, Herman,--1907-1975
-  Kellar, Herbert Anthony,--1887-1955
-  Langer, William L.--(William Leonard),--1896-1977
-  MacLeish, Archibald,--1892-1982
-  McMurtrie, Douglas C.--(Douglas Crawford),--1888-1944
-  Morison, Samuel Eliot,--1887-1976
-  Roosevelt, Eleanor,--1884-1962
-  Roosevelt, Franklin D.--(Franklin Delano),--1882-1945
-  Schlesinger, Arthur M.--(Arthur Meier),--1888-1965
-  Taft, Robert A.--(Robert Alphonso),--1889-1953
-  Truman, Harry S.,--1884-1972
-  United States.--National Archives and Records Service
-  American Historical Association
-  Library of Congress
-  Library of Congress--Officials and employees
-  Society of American Archivists
-  Archives--United States
-  Archivists--Congresses
-  Archivists--Societies, etc
-  History--Societies, etc
-  Libraries--United States
-  United States--Description and travel--Bibliography
-  International Congress of Expert Archivists--(1948)
-  Arranged in four series. Series 1: Correspondence and Other Papers, 1926-1957; Series 2: Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1910-1943; Series 3: Miscellany, 1927-1943; and Series 4: Addition, 1778-1962.
-  Gift, Solon J. Buck and family members, 1956-1968.
-  Historian and archivist. Archivist of the United States, Assistant Librarian of Congress, and chief of the Library of Congress Manuscript Division.
-  Collection material in English.
-  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at
-  Collection related to the Library of Congress Archives.
15,000 items.
50 containers plus 3 oversize.
21.6 linear feet.
Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
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