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Byron Patton "Pat" Harrison papers
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Summary Information

Repository
Mississippi State University Libraries
Title
Byron Patton "Pat" Harrison papers
ID
MSS.208
Date [inclusive]
1881-1941
Extent
0.014 Cubic feet : 1 reel microfilm
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Byron Patton "Pat" Harrison papers, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University Libraries.

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Scope and Contents

Clippings, 1907-1941; scrapbooks; photographs, 1908-1941; speeches, programs, invitations; letters, 1910-1941.

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Arrangement

I. Clippings, 1907-1941.

II. Journal. "My Trip Abroad."

III. Scrapbooks:

1. Early papers: Student at L.S.U.; Teacher

2. Photographs and clippings. 1903-1943 [?]

3. Pat Harrison at the Democratic National Convention. 1924.

4. His death. 1941.

IV. Photographs. 1908 (or earlier) - 1941

V. Speeches, notes, and news releases.

VI. Souvenir programs.

VII. Invitations.

VIII. Letters. 1910-1941.

IX. Miscellaneous.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Mississippi State University Libraries 

P.O. Box 5408
Mississippi State, MS, 39762
662-325-7679
sp_coll@library.msstate.edu

Publication date: June 2012

Access Restrictions

Open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions

Any requests for permission to publish, quote, or reproduce materials from this collection must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian for Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Mississippi State University as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

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Calendar

Correspondence:

Sept. 16, 1910. J.A. Valentine, Soso, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, Gulfport, Miss.

Aug. 14, 1914. Woodrow Wilson, The White House, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, House of Representatives.

Jan. 19, 1915. B.P. Harrison, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., to wife.

May 29, 1916. Woodrow Wilson, The White House, Washington, D.C. to B.P. Harrison, House of Representatives.

Apr. 9, 1917. Same to same.

July 13, 1920. B.P. Harrison, Placerville, Calif., to wife, Edwina Harrison.

July 20, 1920. B.P. Harrison, Colorado Springs, Col., to wife. Envelope.

Sept. 24, 1920. B.P. Harrison, New York, N.Y., to “Little Man” (son).

May 12, 1923. Warren G. Harding, The White House, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, U.S. Senate.

Nov. 4, 1923. B.P. Harrison, Detroit, Mich., to Kathryn Harrison, Washington, D.C. Envelope.

Dec. 23, 1926. Mrs. Edith Bolling Wilson, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, Gulfport, Miss. Envelope.

Oct. 3, 1927. Calvin Coolidge, The White House, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, U.S. Senate.

Mar. 11, 1931. S.R. Bertron, New York, N.Y., to B.P. Harrison, Senate Office Building. Telegram.

Mar. 11, 1931. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Albany, N.Y., to B.P. Harrison, U.S. Senate.

Mar. 19, 1931. B.P. Harrison to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Albany, N.Y. cc.

May 4, 1931. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Albany, N.Y., to B. P. Harrison, U.S. Senate. Envelope.

Dec. 21, 1932. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Albany, N.Y., to B.P. Harrison, U.S. Senate.

Dec. 24, 1932. Joseph P. Tumulty, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, Cathedral Ave., Washington, D.C.

Nov. 21, 1936. Franklin D. Roosevelt, The White House, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, Gulfport, Miss.

Apr. 6, 1937. “F.D.R.”, The White House, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, U.S. Senate. Scrap of paper enclosed. Envelope.

Aug. 16, 1937. Franklin D. Roosevelt, The White House, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, U.S. Senate.

Sept. 1, 1938. “Memo for Marvin” (McIntyre). On U.S. Senate Finance Committee stationary. Original and cc, unsigned.

Mar. 14, 1939. Franklin D. Roosevelt, The White House, Washington, D.C. to B.P. Harrison, U.S. Senate. Attached: Summer Welles to F.D. Roosevelt, Mar. 13 cc “SW” to B.P. Harrison, n.d. cc

Mar. 16, 1939. Sumner Welles to Marguerite A. Le Hand, Personal Secretary to the President. “Confidential.” Cc. Attached: Note dictated by Sec. of State Cordell Hull, Mar. 15. cc

June 9, 1939. Eugene Fly, Jackson, Miss., to B.P. Harrison.

July 6, 1939. F.D. Roosevelt, The White House, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, U.S. Senate. Envelope.

Apr. 6, 1940. Same to same. Envelope.

Nov. 8, 1940. Same to same.

Jan. 6, 1941. Ross A. Collins, Washington, D.C., to Kenneth Toler, Jackson, Miss. cc Envelope.

Jan. 9, 1941. B.P. Harrison to W.W. Ramsey, Vicksburg, Miss. cc Attached: W.W. Ramsey, Vicksburg, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C., Jan. 3. Clipping from newspaper: Toler’s article.

Jan. 10, 1941. B.P. Harrison to Mrs. L.E.C. Hastings, Pace, Miss. cc Attached: Mrs. L.E.C. Hastings, Pace, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, Jan. 7. Envelope.

Jan. 13, 1941. B.P. Harrison to James A. Farley, New York, N.Y., cc Attached: “Jim” (James A. Farley), New York, N.Y., to B.P. Harrison, Senate Office Building. Jan. 8.

Jan. 16, 1941. B.P. Harrison to Allen McCants, Meridian, Miss. cc Attached: Allen McCants, Meridian, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C., Jan. 13. B.P. Harrison to Allen McCants, Meridian, Miss. Jan. 15, cc. Ross A. Collins, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., to Allen McCants, Meridian, Miss., Jan. 14, cc. Allen McCants, Meridian, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, Jan. 10.

Jan. 18, 1941. B.P. Harrison to A.J. Altmeyer, Social Security Board, Washington, D.C. cc Attached: A.J. Altmeyer, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, U.S. Senate, Jan. 10.

Jan. 18, 1941. B.P. Harrison to Edwin R. Holmes, Yazoo City, Miss. cc Attached: Edwin R. Homes, Yazoo City, Miss. to B.P. Harrison, Jan. 11.

Jan. 22, 1941. B.P. Harrison to G.D. Humphrey, President, Mississippi State College, State College, Miss. cc Attached: G.D. Humphrey, Mississippi State College, Miss., to B.P. Harrison. Jan. 14.

Jan. 23, 1941. B.P. Harrison to W.G. McAdoo, Honolulu, T.H. Attached: W.G. McAdoo, Honolulu, T.H., to B.P. Harrison, Jan. 9.

Jan. 31, 1941. H.D. Stephens, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison. Attached: B.P. Harrison to H.D. Stephens, New Albany, Miss., Feb. 4. cc Memorandum in pencil.

Feb. 5, 1941. Franklin D. Roosevelt, The White House, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, U.S. Senate.

Feb. 18, 1941. Secretary to B.P. Harrison to John A. Fox, Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Greenville, Miss. cc Attached: John A. Fox, Greenville, Miss., to Catherine Blanton, Secretary to B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C. Feb. 3. Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Greenville, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C. Feb. 7.

Feb. 18, 1941. Franklin D. Roosevelt, The White House, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, U.S. Senate.

Feb. 20, 1941. B.P. Harrison to Hjalmar J. Procope, Minister of Finland, Washington, D.C. cc Attached: H.J. Procope, Legation of Finland, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, U.S. Senate. Feb. 11.

Feb. 21, 1941. B.P. Harrison to A.M. Pepper, Lexington, Miss. cc Attached: A.M. Pepper, Lexington, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, Feb. 15.

Feb. 23, 1941. “Douglass and Florence,” Crystal Springs, Miss., to Edwina (Mrs. B.P. Harrison).

Mar. 10, 1941. B.P. Harrison to Claude Pepper, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C. cc Attached: Claude Pepper, U.S. Senate, to B.P. Harrison, Senate Office Building, Mar. 3.

Mar. 11, 1941. B.P. Harrison to Cordell Hull, Sec. of State, Washington, D.C. cc Attached: Cordell Hull, Secretary of State, to B.P. Harrison, U.S. Senate, Mar. 3.

Mar. 11, 1941. B.P. Harrison to Henry Morgenthau, Sec. of the Treasury, Washington, D.C. cc Attached: Henry Morgenthau, Sec. of the Treasury, to B.P. Harrison, U.S. Senate, Mar. 3.

Mar. 12, 1941. B.P. Harrison to James M. Cox, Miami, Fla. Cc Attached: James M. Cox., Miami, Fla., to B.P. Harrison, 4200 43rd St., Washington, D.C., Mar. 6. Clipping: editorial dictated by Cox.

Mar. 14, 1941. Secretary to B.P. Harrison, to Harry L. Hopkins, The White House, Washington, D.C. cc Attached: Harry L. Hopkins, Washington, D.C, to B.P. Harrison, U.S. Senate, Mar. 13.

Mar. 15, 1941. Secretary to B.P. Harrison, to James A. Farley, New York, N.Y. cc Attached: James A. Farley, New York, N.Y., to B.P. Harrison, 4200 43rd St., Washington, D.C., Mar. 13.

Mar. 15, 1941. Catherine Blanton, Secretary to Harrison, to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark.

Mar. 18, 1941. Felton M. Johnston, Clerk, Senate Committee on Finance, to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark. Attachment: Statement for the press. Cc

Mar. 20, 1941. Catherine Blanton, Secretary to Harrison, to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark.

Mar. 24, 1941. Same to same.

Mar. 27, 1941. Same to same.

Mar. 29, 1941. Same to same.

Mar. 29, 1941. Arthur Capper, U.S. Senate, to B.P. Harrison.

Mar. 31, 1941. James F. Byrnes, U.S. Senate, to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark.

Apr. 4, 1941. Felton M. Johnston, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark.

Apr. 11, 1941. Catherine Blanton, Secretary, to J.K. Vardaman, Washington, D.C. cc Attached: J.K. Vardaman, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark. Mar. 27.

Apr. 26, 1941. B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark., to Ross Collins, House Office Building, Washington, D.C. cc Attached: Ross Collins, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark. Apr. 23. Memorandum in pencil.

Apr. 28, 1941. James F. Byrnes, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark. Attached: B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark., to James Byrnes, Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., Apr. 26. cc

Apr. 29, 1941. Franklin D. Roosevelt, The White House, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark. Envelope. Attached: B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark., to Franklin D. Roosevelt, The White House, Washington, D.C., May 3. cc

Apr. 30, 1941. Henry Morgenthau, Sec. of the Treasury, Washington, D.C. to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark. Attached: B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark., to Henry Morgenthau, Washington, D.C., Apr. 26. cc.

May 3, 1941. B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark., to Charles L. McNary, Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. cc Attached: Charles L. McNary, U.S. Senate, to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark. Apr. 30.

May 3, 1941. Catherine Blanton, Secretary, Hot Springs, Ark., to Stephen Early, The White House, Washington, D.C. cc Attached: Same to same. Apr. 26. cc

May 3, 1941. B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark., to Senator A.B. Chandler, Washington, D.C. cc Attached: “Happy” (A.B. Chandler), U.S. Senate, to B.P. Harrison, Apr. 30.

May 3, 1941. Alben W. Barkley, U.S. Senate, to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark. Attached: B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark., to Alben W. Barkley, U.S. Senate, Apr. 26. cc B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Art., to Alben W. Barkley, U.S. Senate. May 28. cc

May 5, 1941. B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark., to Harry C. Butcher, Columbia Broadcasting Company, Washington, D.C. cc Attached: Harry C. Butcher, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark. May 1.

May 6, 1941. George E. Allen, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark.

May 12, 1941. B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark., to Tom Connally, Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. cc

May 13, 1941. B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark., to Joseph P. Tumulty, Washington, D.C. cc Attached: Joseph P. Tumulty, Jr., Washington, D.C., to Catherine Blanton, Hot Springs, Ark., May 9. Catherine Blanton, Hot Springs, Ark., to Joseph P. Tumulty, Jr., Washington, D.C., May 7. cc

May 16, 1941. James A. Farley, New York, N.Y., to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark. Attached: B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark., to James A. Farley, New York, N.Y., May 13. cc James A. Farley, New York, N.Y., to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark. May 9.

May 17, 1941. B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark., to Sidney C. Mize, Vicksburg, Miss. cc Attached: Sidney C. Mize, Jackson, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark. May 15.

May 23, 1941. Martin V.B. Miller, Meridian, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark. Attached: B. P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark. to M.V.B. Miller, Meridian, Miss. May 1. cc

May 23, 1941. Catherine Blanton, Secretary, Hot Springs, Ark., to Lura Harrison, Secretary to Ross Collins, House Office Building, Washington, D.C. cc

May 26, 1941. Holly ?, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, Hot Springs, Ark. Telegram.

May 28, 1941. Catherine Blanton, Secretary, Hot Springs, Ark., to Harry C. Butcher, Washington, D.C., cc Attached: Felton M. Johnston, Clerk, Committee on Finance, U.S. Senate, to Catherine Blanton, Secretary, May 24. Catherine Blanton, Secretary, Hot Springs, Ark., to Felton M. Johnston, May 21. cc

May 29, 1941. Lura Harrison, Secretary to Ross Collins, to Catherine Blanton, Secretary to B.P. Harrison.

May 30, 1941. Catherine Blanton, Secretary, Hot Springs, Ark., to Harry C. Butcher, Washington, D.C., cc Attached: Typed note to Harrison, signed “Butch”, May 26.

June 13, 1941. Catherine Blanton, Secretary, to Burroughs Harrison, Kilmichael, Miss. cc Attached: Same to Mrs. C.E. Saunders, Crystal Springs, Miss. cc Same to Mrs. I.S. Miller, Nashville, Tenn. cc

June 14, 1941. Secretary to Cordell Hull, Secretary of State, Washington, D.C. cc Attached: Cordell Hull, Secretary of State, Washington, D.C., to B.P. Harrison, U.S. Senate. June 11.

June 14, 1941. Secretary, to “Mike” Sennett Conner, Jackson, Miss. cc Attached: Mike Conner, Jackson, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C. June 11.

June 19, 1941. Martin V. B. Miller, Meridian, Miss., to B.P. Harrison. Telegram. Note in pencil dated 6/22/41.

June 22, 1941. James A. Farley, New York, N.Y., to Mrs. B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C. Telegram. Attached: James A. Farley, New York, N.Y., to Mrs. B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C. June 17, Envelope.

June 22, 1941. Cordell Hull, Secretary of State, to Mrs. B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C.

June 23, 1941. Lord Halifax, British Embassy, Washington, D.C., to Mrs. B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C.

June 23, 1941. John J. Pershing, Washington, D.C., to Mrs. B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C.

June 23, 1941. Franklin D. Roosevelt, The White House, Washington, D.C., to Mrs. B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C.

June 24, 1941. J.M. Elizalde, Resident Commissioner of the Philippines to the U.S., Washington, D.C., to Mrs. B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C.

June 24, 1941. John S. Williams, Jr., Yazoo City, Miss., to Mrs. B.P. Harrison. Telegram.

Aug. 23, 1941. T.L. Trawick, Roan Mountain, Tenn., to Mrs. B.P. Harrison, Gulfport, Miss. Card. Attached: Secretary to the late Sen. Harrison to T.L. Trawick. Sept. 5 cc

Letters or note with no dates:

Note (In F.D.R.’s writing?) concerning the fiscal situation.

Note signed “F.D.R.” to Pat Harrison. “Private.”

(1941) Memorandum concerning a former supporter.

(1941) Catherine Blanton to B.P. Harrison.

Harrison–Lopez letters:

Aug. 23, 1937. B.P. Harrison to James G. Lopez, Biloxi, Miss. cc Attached: James G. Lopez, Biloxi, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C. Aug. 19. James G. Lopez, Biloxi, Miss., to Catherine Blanton, Secretary to B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C., Aug. 19.

Sept. 13, 1937. B.P. Harrison, Gulfport, Miss., to E.C. Tonsmeire, First National Bank, Biloxi, Miss. cc Attached: Bank Note: B.P. Harrison to First National Bank, Biloxi, Miss., Sept. 10. cc E.C. Tonsmeire, First National Bank Biloxi, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C., Sept. 8

Mar. 30, 1938. Catherine Blanton, Secretary to B.P. Harrison, to James G. Lopez, University, Miss. cc Attached: Copy: C.C. Bass, Dean, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, La., to B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C., Feb. 24. B.P. Harrison to James G. Lopez, University, Miss., Feb. 18, cc B.P. Harrison to C.C. Bass, New Orleans, La., Feb. 16. cc Shorthand notes. James G. Lopez, University, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C., Feb. 5 Copy: C.C. Bass to James G. Lopez, University, Miss., Feb. 2. B.P. Harrison to Dr. Felix J. Underwood, Jackson, Miss. “Personal” Feb. 4. cc B.P. Harrison to James G. Lopez, University, Miss., Feb. 4 cc James G. Lopez, University, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C., Feb. 1.

Apr. 21, 1938. James G. Lopez, University, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C. Attached: Clipping about malarial control at Biloxi.

May 11, 1938. B.P. Harrison to B.S. Guyton, Dean, University of Mississippi, University, Miss. cc Attached: B.S. Guyton, Dean, University of Mississippi, University, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C., May 5. B.P. Harrison to B.S. Guyton, University, Miss. Apr. 27 cc. B.P. Harrison to James G. Lopez, University, Miss. “Confidential” Apr. 27. cc

Nov. 7, 1938. James G. Lopez to B.P. Harrison. Attached: James G. Lopez, Biloxi, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, Markham Hotel, Gulfport, Miss. Aug. 30 Note in pencil on bottom of letter, dated 9/7/38.

Nov. 18, 1938. C.B. Hamilton, Office of B.P. Harrison, Gulfport, Miss., to James G. Lopez, University, Miss. cc Note in pencil.

Aug. 5, 1939. B.P. Harrison to Dr. Felix J. Underwood, Jackson, Miss. cc Attached: Dr. Felix J. Underwood, Jackson, Miss., to B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C., Aug. 3.

Nov. 28, 1939. James G. Lopez, New Orleans, La., to B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C.

Feb. 9, 1941. James G. Lopez, New Orleans, La., to B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C. Attached: B.P. Harrison to Major General James C. Magee, Surgeon General, War Dept., Washington, D.C. Feb. 11, cc. B.P. Harrison to James G. Lopez, New Orleans, La. Feb. 11, cc Copy: James C. Magee, Surgeon General, to B.P. Harrison, Washington, D.C., Feb. 14 B.P. Harrison to James G. Lopez, New Orleans, La. Feb. 17, cc

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