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Presidential Diaries of Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (1938-1945)


Title:  Presidential Diaries of Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (1938-1945)

Location:  Jerome Library Main Microforms; film E 806 .M72

Format and Number of Reels/Fiche/Cards:  Microfilm, 2 reels

Publisher:  University Publications of America

Content Description:  The journal of Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury during the presidential administrations of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman. The "diary" includes many memos, memoranda of conversations, transcripts of Cabinet meetings, and working papers. The diary covers 1938-1945. Henry Morgenthau, Jr. was a key advisor to President Roosevelt and the documents reflect his involvement in both domestic and international affairs.

Language(s):  English

Arrangement:  Chronologically by the date of the document.

Index/Bibliography:  A Guide to Map Room Messages of President Roosevelt (1939-1945) ; The Presidential Diaries of Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (1938-1945), compiled by Joan Gibson (REF J 82 .D61 1981 guide) includes a list of the documents on each reel and a subject index to the contents of those documents.

Subject Categories:  History; Political Science

Keywords:  morgenthau, henry morgenthau, roosevelt, fdr, franklin delano roosevelt, truman, harry s truman, harry truman, franklin roosevelt, world war II

Time Period:  20th Century