English, Published edition: Papers of Thomas G. Corcoran, Corcoran, Thomas G.

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Physical Description
  • 175,175 items.
  • 661 containers plus 1 classified.
  • 245.6 linear feet.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Papers of Thomas G. Corcoran, 1792-1982
Creator
  • Corcoran, Thomas G.
Physical Description
  • 175,175 items.
  • 661 containers plus 1 classified.
  • 245.6 linear feet.
Subjects
Summary
  • Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, briefs, opinions, testimonies, family papers, business records, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers chiefly documenting Corcoran's private legal practice and his government service during the first two presidential terms of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Includes material pertaining to his service in the New Deal era as legislative draftsman, litigator, employment bureau director, and speech writer.
  • Subjects include politics, political reform, campaigns, domestic issues, foreign affairs, China, reorganization of the Supreme Court in 1937, Securities and Exchange Commission, taxation, the 14th Air Force Association and the Flying Tigers, and minerals and mining. Individuals, institutions, and organizations represented include Anna Chennault, Claire Lee Chennault, Benjamin V. Cohen, John Bowden Connally, Walter F. George, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Lyndon B. Johnson, George W. Norris, John J. O'Connor, Jr., the American Law Institute, Brown University, District of Columbia Bar, and Harvard University.
  • Documents his work with Cotton, Franklin, Wright &​ Gordon, New York, N.Y., (1927-1932) and with Corcoran, Youngman &​ Rowe (1941-1981). Includes material on clients such as China Defense Supplies, American International Underwriters, Mme. Paul DuPuy, Ernest K. Halbach, Sterling Drug, Tennessee Gas Transmission Company, and United Fruit Company.
  • Correspondents include Bernard M. Baruch, Francis Biddle, Hugo Lafayette Black, Edward B. Burling, Anna Chennault, Benjamin V. Cohen, John Bowden Connally, William Denman, William O. Douglas, Edward C. Eicher, James Aloysisus Farley, Jerome Frank, Felix Frankfurter, Harry Lloyd Hopkins, Hubert H. Humphrey, Harold L. Ickes, Joseph P. Kennedy, Robert Houghwout Jackson, Lyndon B. Johnson, James McCauley Landis, Frank Murphy, Claude Pepper, Sam Rayburn, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Samuel Irving Rosenman, James H. Rowe, Walter Bedell Smith, and Stuart Symington.
Biography
  • Lawyer. Full name: Thomas Gardiner Corcoran. Born 1900, died 1981.
Notes
  • Deposit Thomas Corcoran Jr. 1983.
  • Deposit (1983) converted to gift Corcoran Fund 1984.
  • Transfer Library of Congress Copyright Office 1983.
  • Gift Robert Sweeney 1997.
  • transferred to Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.
  • transferred to Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.
  • transferred to Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
  • transferred to Library of Congress African and Middle Eastern Division.
  • transferred to Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division.
  • Collection material in English.
Access Conditions
  • Restrictions apply.
  • CLASSIFIED, in part.
Language
  • English
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