© 2008 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University
Daniel Alden Reed Papers, 1914-1960.
Daniel A.(Daniel Alden), Reed
89 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, Newspapers, Legal Documents,
Printed Materials, Photographs.
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell
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, 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
United States.Supreme Court.
United States.Office of Price
United States.Civilian Production
United States.Economic Cooperation
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
United States--Officials and
St. Lawrence Seaway.
New York (State)--Commerce.
United States--Social life and
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