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Sol Bloom papers, bulk (1935-1949).

Title
Sol Bloom papers, 1898-1949, bulk (1935-1949).
Author
Bloom, Sol, 1870-1949.
Supplementary Content
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Description
61.5 linear feet (62 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Photographs.
  • Scrapbooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Bloom, Vera; Milton Forrest
Biography (note)
  • Sol Bloom (1870-1949) was a U.S. Congressman from New York City, 1923-1949, and served as chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 1939-1949.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 323
Author
Bloom, Sol, 1870-1949.
Title
Sol Bloom papers, 1898-1949, bulk (1935-1949).
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of Bloom's public papers as a member of Congress including case files, special bills, armed services academies files, and general correspondence; and personal miscellaneous papers. Bulk of the papers are case files containing correspondence with constituents seeking aid in the solution of problems requiring the intervention of a department or agency of the federal government. Some case files concern Jews and refugees in Europe and elsewhere who sought permission to emigrate to the United States before, during and after World War II. General correspondence is mainly ceremonial although some relates to public affairs and to matters pending before Congress. Also, draft of The Autobiography of Sol Bloom, 1949; scrapbooks of clippings, 1898-1903; and photograph and other memorabilia.
Biography
Sol Bloom (1870-1949) was a U.S. Congressman from New York City, 1923-1949, and served as chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 1939-1949.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Politicians.
Added Author
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971.
Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957.
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947.
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
Halifax, Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, Earl of, 1881-1959.
Howard, Roy Wilson, 1883-1964.
Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955.
Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969.
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974.
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940.
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Stettinius, Edward R. (Edward Reilly), 1900-1949.
Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950.
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
LCCN
ms 68001066
Research Call Number
MssCol 323
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