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Call Number/Catalog Number MS 0052
Title Edward F. Colladay papers
Collection Edward F. Colladay papers
Object Name Manuscripts
Creator Colladay, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1877-1961.|Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight D
Description Biographical material, letters and thank you notes, memorabilia of presidential inaugurations and other political and social occasions, and photographs. Includes material relating to Colladay's active involvement in the Republican Party. Correspondents include Dwight D. Eisenhower, Herbert Hoover, Alfred Landon, Henry Cabot Lodge, George Mellon, John Pershing, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Robert Taft, Harry Truman, Earl Warren, and Wendell Willkie.
Subjects Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Presidents -- United States -- Inauguration.
Washington (D.C.) -- Politics and government -- 1878-1967.
Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs.
Date 1916-1962
Admin/Biographical History Edward F. Colladay was born February 15, 1877 in Virginia, Illinois. He moved to the District of Columbia in 1897 and studied law at The George Washington University. He became a senior member of the law firm Colladay, McGarraghy, Colladay and Wallace and was active in many professional and civic organizations. In January 1917, he was appointed to the Republican National Committee as a representative of the District of Columbia. He remained active in Republican politics until his death in 1961.
People Colladay, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1877-1961
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987
Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1902-
Mellon, George
Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Taft, Robert, 1917-
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Warren, Earl, 1891-1974
Wilkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944
Dates of Creation 1916-1962
Early date 1916
Late date 1962
Extent 4 folders
Level of description Fonds
Finding Aids Finding aid available in the repository.
Finding Aid ms0052.pdf