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Hoover Commission Records

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: -
Date: circa 1960?

Biographical History

The Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government, informally referred to as the Hoover Commission because Herbert Hoover was its chairman, was appointed by President Harry S. Truman to recommend administrative changes to the federal government.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Hoover Commission Records contains correspondence, reports, research notes and other material.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection has received minimal processing. Materials are in roughly alphabetical order by department (agriculture, commerce, etc.).


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.

Subject Headings


Flemming, Arthur S. (Arthur Sherwood), 1905-1996.

Corporate Bodies

United States. -- Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government (1953-1955)


Executive departments -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Research notes.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Hoover Commission Records,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Unspecified, circa 1966.

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