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President Harry S. Truman’s Office Files, 1945-1953

Location: Microfilm E 814 A346 1989


The files from which this material was taken were kept by the President’s personal secretary, Rose A. Conway. They reflect the various daily activities, the formulation and execution of policies, and the crises affecting the President and his administration.

Part 1: Political File
Part 2: Correspondence File
Part 3: Subject File
Part 4: Korean War Files
Part:5: Truman Diaries and Handwritten Notes Files

Researchers consulting this collection might also want to use:

Truman Presidential Document Series

Truman Presidential Oral History Collection.

How to search the collection

There are guides to each part. The first three parts have reel indexes, correspondent indexes and subject indexes. Parts 4 and 5 have only reel indexes and subject indexes. The frame numbers are not always legible on the microfilm.


Guide to the Microfilm Edition of Research Collections in American Politics: President Harry S. Truman’s Office Files, 1945-1953: Part 1; Part 2; Part 3; Part 4 & 5 (printed together) (Microfilm E 814 A346 1989 Guide)

For more information about this subject in our Library Catalog, check out these
Subject Categories:

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 -- Archives.

United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953.


Time Period: 20th Century  

Subject keywords: U. S. Politics