Daniel Alden Reed Papers,1914-1960.
Collection Number: 1907
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Daniel Alden Reed Papers, 1914-1960.
Daniel A.(Daniel Alden), Reed 1875-1959.
89 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, Newspapers, Legal Documents, Printed Materials, Photographs.
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Includes correspondence with constituents, colleagues, and others, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous materials concerning taxation, tariff policies, and other aspects of his work.
Collection material in English
Daniel Alden Reed received an LL.B. from Cornell University in 1898 and became a lawyer in Dunkirk, New York, 1900-1903; attorney for New York State Excise Department, 1903-1907; football coach at Cornell University, 1909-1918; member, Special Food Conservation Mission to France and England, 1918-1919; member of Congress, 43rd New York District, 1919-1959; member House Ways and Means Committee, 1933-1959, chairman, 1953-1954; chairman of Subcommittee on Social Security, 1948; and delegate to Interparliamentary Union, 1938, 1948-1950, 1952.
Includes correspondence with constituents, colleagues, and others, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous materials concerning taxation, tariff policies, and other aspects of the work of the House Ways and Means Committee, congressional elections, the Supreme Court reorganization bill of 1937, the work of the Office of Price Administration, the Civilian Production Administration, the Economic Cooperation Administration, and other government agencies, legislation on employment, immigration, naturalization, labor, education, and the postal service, such public questions as socialized medicine, foreign aid, universal military training, the St. Lawrence Seaway, Indians in New York State, and veterans' affairs; correspondence with his secretaries, Frank S. Cisna and Carl Willingham; Interparliamentary Union correspondence and documents (1939-1958); diary concerning Reed's trip to England and France as a member of the Food Conservation Mission; photographs of wartime scenes; correspondence and printed material regarding the Korean War; letters concerning the promotion and expansion of chambers of commerce, notably those in New York State, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Massachusetts; drafts of speeches Reed made at chamber of commerce meetings, scrapbooks and notebooks (1915-1957), family letters, material pertaining to Washington social activities, financial records, and other personal papers; photographs, citations, certificates, and other materials.
In addition, personal and family letters of D. A. Reed and his wife, Georgia Ticknor Reed.
Reed, Daniel A.1875-1959.
Cisna, Frank S.
Reed, H. Anson,
Snow, Rollin W.
Food Conservation Mission.
United States Postal Service.
United States.Congress.House.Committee on Ways and Means.
United States.Supreme Court.
United States.Office of Price Administration.
United States.Civilian Production Administration.
United States.Economic Cooperation Administration.
Employment (Economic theory)
Full employment policies.
Emigration and immigration law.
Naturalization--Law and legislation.
Labor laws and legislation.
Educational law and legislation.
Military service, Compulsory.
Indians of North America.
Boards of trade.
Korean War, 1950-1953.
United States--Politics and government--20th century.
United States--Officials and employees.
St. Lawrence Seaway.
New York (State)--Commerce.
United States--Social life and customs.
Form and Genre Terms:
Daniel Alden Reed papers, #1907. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.