Finding Aids
printer friendly version

Henry C. Wallace Collection

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Wallace, Henry Cantwell, 1866-1924.
Title: Henry C. Wallace Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1921-1948
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: American farmer, college professor, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture 1921-1924. Collection contains incoming correspondence (mostly letters of thanks) and three photographs of his son, Henry Agard Wallace, also Secretary of Agriculture (1933-1940) and Franklin D. Roosevelt's vice president.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

Henry Cantwell Wallace (1866-1924) was an American farmer, college professor, and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture 1921-1924. His son Henry Agard Wallace (1888-1965) was also Secretary of Agriculture (1933-1940) and served as Franklin D. Roosevelt's vice president (1941-1945).

Return to top

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Henry C. Wallace Collection consists of incoming correspondence, mostly letters of thanks from various dignitaries who attended the Washington Disarmament Conference in 1921. There are also three photographs of his son, Henry Agard Wallace, as vice president and as Progressive Party candidate for president (1948).

Return to top

Arrangement of the Collection

Correspondence is chronological, followed by undated photographs.

Return to top

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Return to top

Related Material

Additional Henry C. Wallace correspondence may be found in the Charles Evans Hughes Letters.

Return to top

Subject Headings

Persons

Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965.
Wallace, Henry Cantwell, 1866-1924.

Corporate Bodies

United States. -- Department of Agriculture. -- Office of the Secretary.
United States. -- Department of Agriculture. -- Officials and employees.

Genres and Forms

Correspondence.
Photographs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Henry C. Wallace Collection,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Internal transfer, 1967.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 12 Oct 2010
Revision history:

Return to top

Inventory

Correspondence
SC 623 Miscellaneous 1921-1922
Photographs
SC 623 Henry A. Wallace undated - one is accompanied by a news clipping

Return to top