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Guide to the Henry R. Luce Papers
1894-2004 (bulk, 1932-1967)
 MS 3014

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Series VIII. Financial Files, 1933-1963. 19.58 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents Note

The series consist mostly of financial materials belonging to Henry R. Luce and Clare Boothe Luce, including their trust and personal accounts. Of note are financial materials related to Clare Boothe Luce's involvement in the theatre. Materials related to the finances of the Luce family is also located in series VI.

Arrangement Note

The series is organized in four subseries:

Subseries VIII.A. Henry R. Luce Financial Files

Subseries VIII.B. Clare Boothe Luce Financial Files

Subseries VIII.C. Clare Boothe Luce Checkbooks and Statements

Subseries VIII.D. Bills and Ledgers

Access Restriction

Many of the cancelled checks have been stapled inside of the bank statements. Please use the checkbooks to the extent possible. The use of canceled checks will require the assistance of conservation with an advance notice.

Subseries VIII.A. Henry R. Luce (HRL) Financial Files, 1933-1963

Arrangement Note

The subseries is arranged in three parts by format and then chronologically.

Scope and Contents Note

The subseries consists of HRL's checkbooks, bank statements, cancelled checks, expense requisitions, a small number of budget and expense statements, and an audit report.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: - Folder : - Checkbooks
Box: RC1 New York Trust Company (10 Volumes)
1944 November 1-1962 February 28
Box: RC1 Valley National Bank, First Run (2 Volumes)
1957 December 13-1958 October 27
Box: RC1 Valley National Bank, Second Run (5 Volumes)
1961 February 3-1963 October 10
Box: RC1 Fairfield Co. Trust (3 Volumes)
1961 January 10-1963 August 15
Box: RC1 New York Trust Company - 1st Account for Peter Paul Luce

Scope and Contents Note

HRL and Lila Hatz Luce served as trustees of the account.

1935 November 1-1951 March 6
Box: RC1 New York Trust Company - 2nd Account for Peter Paul Luce
1938 October 8-1951 March 6
Box: RC1 New York Trust Company - 1st Account for Henry Luce III
1935 November 1-1947 June 23
Box: RC1 New York Trust Company - 2nd Account for Henry Luce III
1938 October 8-1947 June 23
Box: RC2 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company (13 Volumes)
1957 January 28-1963 July 15
Box: RC2 1st National Bank and Trust Co. of Ridgefield Connecticut (2 Volumes)
1957 September 24-1958 October 8
Box: FF2 New York Trust Company - The Henry Luce Foundation Inc. Account
1953 September 25-1962 April 30
Box: - Folder : - Bank Statements and Cancelled Checks
Box: RC4 Folder : 1 New York Trust Company HRL and Lila Luce Special Farm Account
1933
Box: RC4 Folder : 2 New York Trust Company - Lila Luce Account
1933
Box: RC4 Folder : 3 New York Trust Company - Trustee Accounts for Henry Luce III and Peter Paul Luce
1933
Box: RC4 Folder : 4-5 New York Trust Company (2 folders)
1933
Box: RC4 Folder : 6-14 New York Trust Company (9 folders)
1950-1958
Box: RC4 Folder : 15 Chemical Bank New York Trust Co.
1959
Box: RC5 Folder : 1-3 Chemical Bank New York Trust Co.(3 folders)
1960-1962
Box: RC5 Folder : 4-5 First National Bank-Ridgefield (2 folders)
1957-1958
Box: RC5 Folder : 6-11 Hanover Bank (6 folders)
1957-1959
Box: RC6 Folder : 1-4 Hanover Bank (4 folders)
1960-1961
Box: RC6 Folder : 5-10 Valley National Bank (6 folders)
1957-1961
Box: RC6 Folder : 11 Fairfield County Trust Company, Ridgefield, CT
1961
Box: RC7 Folder : 1 Fairfield County Trust Company, Ridgefield, CT
1962
Box: - Folder : - Expense Requisitions and Miscellaneous
Box: RC7 Folder : 2-19 Expense Requisitions (18 folders)
1955-1962
Box: 71 Folder : 3 Budgets and Expense Statements

Scope and Contents Note

Includes budget and detailed expenses associated with HRL's household, personal, non-domestic and other expenses for Connecticut, New York, and his Mepkin plantation.

1937-1939
Box: 71 Folder : 4 Audit Report of HRL as of 24 May 1935

Scope and Contents

Two copies of the report from Ernst & Ernst.

1935

Subseries VIII.B. Clare Boothe Luce Financial Files, 1934-1951

Arrangement Note

The subseries is arranged in reverse chronological order and then mostly alphabetically with a small miscellaneous section at the end.

Scope and Contents Note

The subseries consists mostly of documents dealing with various aspects of Clare Boothe Luce's (hereafter CBL) finances encompassing her bank accounts, investments in securities, organizations, and the theatre, including the play "Arsenic and Old Lace"; payment of royalties received for her books, articles, and plays, including "The Women" and "Kiss the Boys Goodbye"; international publication rights; correspondence with financial advisors, brokers, managers, bank personnel, and Allen Grover; memoranda discussing her finances and giving advice; materials related to state and federal income taxes; insurance for real estate, jewelry and other valuables; annual meeting notices for investors; invoices; cancelled checks; audits, account summaries, monthly and quarterly financial statements, balance sheets, estimated expenses and income, proposed yearly budgets, and other financial reports.

In addition there are a large number of solicitation letters requesting CBL provide financial assistance for charitable causes, appear at fundraisers, and become a member of organizations. These also include follow-up letters, letters of acknowledgements, letters of gratitude, receipts, lists of charitable contributions made; membership cards, and a small number of photographs.

There are also notes, correspondence, and memoranda from Dorothea Philp and Isabel Hill, CBL's assistant and secretary, unrelated to her finances and which include telephone messages, letter drafts, itineraries, logistical memoranda, instructions, event updates, and arrangement for transportation. In addition there is a small amount of correspondence from HRL. Materials unrelated to CBL's finances are usually filed within the "Luce, Mrs. Henry R. (Clare)" file.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: - Folder : - 1950 Files
Box: 59 Folder : 7 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company - Checking Account

Scope and Contents

Includes a statement describing items bought at Holmes (Jewelers) Limited.

1949-1951
Box: 59 Folder : 8 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company - Custodian Account (folder 1 of 2)
1950
Box: 60 Folder : 1 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company - Custodian Account (folder 2 of 2)
1949-1950
Box: 60 Folder : 2 Charity

Scope and Contents

Includes Theatre for Freedom Inc. membership card, and a carbon copy of the report "The Condition of Farm Workers in 1949." Correspondents include Mrs. Kermit Roosevelt and Motion Picture Association President Eric Johnston.

Box: 60 Folder : 3 Conde Nast Publications Inc.

Scope and Contents

Includes royalty statements for book and play sales of "Kiss the Boys Goodbye," "The Women," and "Margin for Error."

1950
Box: 60 Folder : 3 Dramatist Play Service
1950
Box: 60 Folder : 3 FLAIR (Cowles Magazine Inc.)
1950
Box: 60 Folder : 3 Guaranty Trust Company of New York - 1929 Trust
1950
Box: 60 Folder : 3 Insurance - Jewelry

Scope and Contents

Includes a description and price of jewelry and of other valuables.

1950
Box: 60 Folder : 3 Luce, Mrs. Henry R. (Clare)

Scope and Contents

Includes materials dealing with investments and household budgets.

1950
Box: 60 Folder : 4 M.C.A. Management Limited
1950
Box: 60 Folder : 4 Moore, Maurice T.

Scope and Contents

Includes a memorandum dealing with how an author may dispose of a book or article so that the proceeds will be paid to a charity without any income tax liability.

Box: 60 Folder : 4 Philharmonic Society of New York
1950
Box: 60 Folder : 4 Regnery (Henry Regnery Company)

Scope and Contents

Contains a letter from Henry Regnery regarding advance royalties on The Twilight of God.

1950
Box: 60 Folder : 5-6 Sheed and Ward Inc. (2 folders)
1950-1951
Box: 60 Folder : 7 Statements
1950-1951
Box: 60 Folder : 7 Taxes - Federal
1950-1951
Box: 61 Folder : 1 Taxes - Withholding and Social Security
1948-1950
Box: 61 Folder : 2 Trust - 1936
1950
Box: 61 Folder : 2 Trust - 1947
1950
Box: 61 Folder : 2 Work Sheets (Statements)
1950
Box: - Folder : - 1949 Files
Box: 61 Folder : 3 Bye, George T. (Agent)
1949
Box: 61 Folder : 4 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company - Checking Account
1949
Box: 61 Folder : 5 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company - Custodian Account
1949
Box: 61 Folder : 6 Charity

Scope and Contents

Includes an honorary membership card in The World Children's Foundation, Inc.

1948-1949
Box: 61 Folder : 7 Dramatist Play Service
1942-1949
Box: 61 Folder : 8 Ernst & Ernst (J.K. Miller)
1939-1949
Box: 61 Folder : 9 Gift Taxes
1941-1947
Box: 61 Folder : 10 Guarantee Trust Company of New York
1949
Box: 61 Folder : 11 Hutton - E. F. Hutton & Company (Gerald Loeb)
1946-1949
Box: 61 Folder : 12 Insurance - Jewelry (Mr. Wallace Cox)

Scope and Contents

Includes a detailed list of insured jewelry belonging to HRL and CBL and an insurance valuation list.

1944-1949
Box: 62 Folder : 1 Interoffice

Scope and Contents Note

Includes personnel memoranda and employee time cards.

1948-1949
Box: 62 Folder : 2 Knopf, Alfred A. - "Europe in the Spring" Receipts

Scope and Contents

Includes a letter from Geoffrey T. Hellman.

1940-1949
Box: 62 Folder : 3 Luce, Mrs. Henry R. (Clare)
1949
Box: 62 Folder : 4 Henry Luce Foundation Inc. - report of examination
1949
Box: 62 Folder : 5 Random House - Receipts
1937-1949
Box: 62 Folder : 6 Sheed and Ward, Inc.
1949-1950
Box: 62 Folder : 7 Statements
1949
Box: 62 Folder : 8 Taxes - Federal

Scope and Contents

Includes the pamphlet "Tax Problems of the Writer."

1948-1950
Box: 62 Folder : 9 Taxes - Withholding and Social Security
1949
Box: 62 Folder : 10 Trusts - 1936
1939-1949
Box: 62 Folder : 11 Trusts - 1947
1949
Box: 62 Folder : 12 Work Sheets (Statements)
1949
Box: - Folder : - 1948 Files
Box: 62 Folder : 13 Boston House (folder 1 of 2)

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and memoranda related to the mortgage, insurance and other managerial matters related to the house owned by CBL at 398 Beacon Street in Boston, MA.

1945-1948
Box: 63 Folder : 1 Boston House (folder 2 of 2)

Scope and Contents

Includes a description and sketches of the rooms in the house.

1945-1948
Box: 63 Folder : 2 Bovier & Beale
1947
Box: 63 Folder : 3 Buckhorn Mining Company

Scope and Contents

Includes a stock certificate.

1936-1939
Box: 63 Folder : 4 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company - Checking Account

Scope and Contents

Includes a checkbook.

1947-1948
Box: 63 Folder : 5 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company - Custodian Account
1948
Box: 63 Folder : 6 Charity

Scope and Contents

Includes a signed original? letter from Helen Keller.

1947-1948
Box: 63 Folder : 7 Chase National Bank
1948
Box: 63 Folder : 8 Cravath, Swaine & Moore
1947-1948
Box: 63 Folder : 9 Estate of Ann Clare Brokaw - Administratrix Account

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and materials related to the daughter of CBL from her first marriage.

1947-1948
Box: 63 Folder : 10 Guarantee Trust Company of New York - 1929 Trust
1948
Box: 63 Folder : 11 Hill, Isabel - Financial Statements and Other Miscellaneous

Scope and Contents

Includes inventories of liquor, silver and furniture.

1948
Box: 63 Folder : 12 Insurance - Jewelry
1947-1948
Box: 63 Folder : 13 Luce, Mrs. Henry R. (Clare)

Scope and Contents

Includes an informational list of books and files kept by CBL, as well as their location.

1948-1949
Box: 63 Folder : 14 The Henry Luce Foundation - Report of Examination
1948
Box: 63 Folder : 15 Stamps

Scope and Contents

Includes the first issue of the first stamp issued by the Charles de Gaulle Government after the liberation of France with autographs by the artist, designer and General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny. There are also souvenir first flight stamps with envelopes to Wheeling, West Virginia, Egypt and France, Tuskegee Institute George Washington Carver Foundation stamps, and an "ABLE Day" letter sent the day on which the atomic bomb was dropped at Bikini Atoll.

1944-1946
Box: 63 Folder : 16 Statements
1948
Box: 63 Folder : 17 Tax Returns
1948-1951
Box: 63 Folder : 18 Taxes - Miscellaneous
1939-1943
Box: 63 Folder : 19 Taxes - Withholding and Social Security
1948
Box: 63 Folder : 20 Time Inc. Stock
1941-1948
Box: 64 Folder : 1 Time Inc. - General Publishing Corporation
1937-1938
Box: 64 Folder : 2 Trust - 1947
1947-1948
Box: 64 Folder : 3 "Ulysses, My Love"

Scope and Contents

Contains a one sentence note "Mrs. Luce has a perfectly magnificent idea for a play." from Paul Streger.

1944
Box: 64 Folder : 4 Work Sheets (Statements)
1948
Box: - Folder : - 1946-1947 Files
Box: 64 Folder : 5-6 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company - Checking Account (2 folders)
1946-1947
Box: 64 Folder : 7 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company - Custodian Account
1946-1947
Box: 64 Folder : 8 Charity (folder 1 of 2)

Scope and Contents

Includes a photograph of the Blessed Imelda Convent in Puerto Rico and signed letters from Betsey Cushing Whitney and Francis Henry Taylor.

1946
Box: 64 Folder : 9 Charity (folder 2 of 2)

Scope and Contents

Includes a photograph of a leper from the St. Francis' Leper Village in Uganda and a Catholic Actors Guild of America, Inc. membership card.

1947
Box: 64 Folder : 10 Eastern Airlines

Scope and Contents

Includes signed air travel cards.

1940-1947
Box: 64 Folder : 11 Finances

Scope and Contents

Includes a "Memorandum Regarding Certain Colorado Gold Mining Properties" and a letter signed by CBL on official congressional letterhead.

1937-1947
Box: 64 Folder : 12 Guaranty Trust Company - 1929 Trust
1947
Box: 64 Folder : 13 "I Wish I'd Written That"

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence regarding royalties.

1947
Box: 64 Folder : 14 Insurance - Jewelry (with Schedules)
1946-1947
Box: 65 Folder : 1 Luce, Mrs. Henry R. (Clare)

Scope and Contents

Includes a note with CBL's shoe, waist, and hip measurements. In addition there are "Spiritual Bouquet" cards for CBL's daughter Anne Claire Brokaw (one with a metallic cross on the front), an editorial "On Drafting Mrs. Luce," a hand-drawn thank you letter from CBL's staff, a radiogram from HRL sent from Nuremberg, CBL's schedules, and war ration books.

1943-1947
Box: 65 Folder : 2-4 Statements (3 folders)
1945-1948
Box: 65 Folder : 5 Stewart & Shearer
1947
Box: 65 Folder : 6-7 Taxes (2 folders)
1946-1950
Box: 65 Folder : 8 Social Security

Scope and Contents

Includes CBL's original Social Security card.

1946-1947
Box: 65 Folder : 9 Withholding Tax
1946-1947
Box: 65 Folder : 10 Work Sheets (Statements)
1946-1947
Box: - Folder : - 1941-1945 Files
Box: 65 Folder : 11 Agency Account - United States Trust Company of New York
1944-1945
Box: 65 Folder : 12 Brokaw Tax Matters
1942
Box: 65 Folder : 13 Budgets
1942-1945
Box: 65 Folder : 14 "Candida"

Scope and Contents

Includes a signed letter from Paul Streger regarding forwarding a check to George Bernard Shaw for the play "Candida."

1945
Box: 65 Folder : 15-16 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company - Checking Account (2 of 3 folders)
1943-1944
Box: 66 Folder : 1 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company - Checking Account (1 of 3 folders)
1943-1944
Box: 66 Folder : 2-3 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company - Custodian Account (2 folders)
1940-1945
Box: 66 Folder : 4 Charity, 1942

Scope and Contents

Includes a certificate for "The Campaign Against Tuberculosis" from the Greenwich Tuberculosis Association, Inc., and an "Honorary Citizen of Boys Town, Neb" card.

1942-1943
Box: 66 Folder : 5-6 Charity, 1943 (2 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes membership cards for the Salvation Army Association of New York, The Community War Fund of Washington, and The American National Red Cross.

1942-1944
Box: 66 Folder : 7 Charity, 1944

Scope and Contents

Includes membership cards for the Community War Fund, Catholic Actors Guild of America, Inc., Museum of the City of New York, The American National Red Cross, NAACP, and Chamber of Commerce of Greenwich, CT. Also includes the "Patron of the Guild of the Infant Saviour" card and signed original? letters from Walter Hoving, Gene Buck, and [Emily?] W. Roosevelt.

1944
Box: 67 Folder : 1 Charity, 1945
1945-1946
Box: 67 Folder : 2 Ernst & Ernst Financial Report
1940
Box: 67 Folder : 3-4 Guaranty Trust Company of New York - 1929 Trust (2 folders)
1941-1945
Box: 67 Folder : 5 Guaranty Trust Company of New York - London Office

Scope and Contents

Includes a checkbook, checkstubs and cancelled checks.

1936-1945
Box: 67 Folder : 6 "The Happy Marriage"

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence dealing with proceeds and agreement for the play "The Happy Marriage."

1943-1944
Box: 67 Folder : 7 Harper & Brothers Receipts

Scope and Contents

Revenue for the sale of "The Day of the Saxon" and "Valor of Ignorance."

1942-1945
Box: 67 Folder : 8 Hayward - Leland Hayward Inc.

Scope and Contents

Includes signed letters from Felix Ferry and Paul Streger. Also includes CBL's unsigned agency production contract.

1943-1945
Box: 67 Folder : 9 Insurance - Jewelry

Scope and Contents

Includes a list of jewelry bequests made by CBL.

1944-1945
Box: 67 Folder : 10 Joint Income Tax Returns

Scope and Contents

Includes a carbon copy of CBL's letter protesting a joint income tax return law and signed responses from Senators John A. Danaher and Francis Maloney.

1941
Box: 67 Folder : 11 Luce, Mrs. Henry R. (Clare)

Scope and Contents

Includes HRL's war ration book, voucher for travel in Britain, Western Union Government Rate Identification Card, messages forwarded from HRL, and a telegram regarding voting on atomic bomb legislation. Also includes handwritten and typed draft of a statement on running for Vice President of the United States.

1942-1945
Box: 67 Folder : 12 Mercury Theatre Inc.

Scope and Contents

Includes stock certificates for Mercury Theatre Inc., a program from the play "The Tragedy of Julius Caesar," a theatre membership card, and correspondence from John Houseman and Archibald Macleish.

1937-1944
Box: 67 Folder : 13 Notes Receivable
1936-1946
Box: 67 Folder : 14 Social Security

Scope and Contents

Includes an application form for a Social Security number.

1937-1946
Box: 68 Folder : 1-5 Statements (5 folders)
1941-1945
Box: 68 Folder : 6 Statements Sent to HRL
1940-1944
Box: 68 Folder : 7-11 Taxes, 1941-1945 (5 folders)
1940-1949
Box: 68 Folder : 12 Washington House

Scope and Contents

Includes a contract for the purchase of property in Washington D.C.

1946
Box: 68 Folder : 13 Withholding Tax (Victory)
1942-1945
Box: 68 Folder : 14 White, Weld & Co.
1941-1946
Box: - Folder : - 1936-1940 Files
Box: 68 Folder : 15-17 Tax Returns for 1933-1935 (3 folders)
1934-1940
Box: 69 Folder : 1-5 Tax Returns for 1936-1940 (5 folders)
1937-1951
Box: 69 Folder : 6 Ernst & Ernst Financial Statements
1940
Box: 69 Folder : 7 Luce, Mrs. Henry R. (Clare) - Information Submitted to HRL
1940-1942
Box: - Folder : - Other Files
Box: 69 Folder : 8-12 "Arsenic and Old Lace" (5 of 8 folders)

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence from Herman Bernstein, Russel Crouse, and Howard Lindsay regarding CBL's share of profits with attached statements of receipts and weekly reports of income, expense and other statements from the play.

1942-1956
Box: 70 Folder : 1-3 "Arsenic and Old Lace" (3 of 8 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes an agreement for the play signed by Howard Lindsay and CBL, and carbon copies of humorous letters sent to Lindsay and Crouse by CBL.

1940-1942
Box: 70 Folder : 4 Payroll Book
1943-1944
Box: 70 Folder : 5 Financial Ledger Pages

Scope and Contents

Pages include debit and credit entries for the Hanover Bank account, business in connection with plays, and Mepkin Plantation.

1938-1940
Box: 70 Folder : 6 Statements and Related Materials
1937-1947

Subseries VIII.C. Clare Boothe Luce Checkbooks and Statements, 1944-1963

Arrangement Note

The subseries is arranged in two parts by format and then chronologically.

Scope and Contents Note

The subseries consists of Clare Boothe Luce's checkbooks and bank statements with cancelled checks. It also includes her original leather checkbook used while she was the ambassador to Italy.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: - Folder : - Checkbooks
Box: RC3 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company, Regular Account (13 Volumes)
1944 November 10-1956 March 19
Box: RC3 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company, Unidentified Account
1958 May 19-1961 August 22
Box: RC2 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company, Home Account
1954 February 16-1956 November 13
Box: RC3 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company, Special Account (4 of 5 Volumes)
1953 May 2-1958 February 28
Box: RC2 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company, Special Account (1 of 5 Volumes)
1958 February 28-1959 February 13
Box: RC2 Chemical Bank, NY Trust Co, Special Account (4 Volumes)
1961 October 13-1963 September 5
Box: FF2 The Hanover Bank Special Account (long checkbook),

Scope and Contents Note

Check stubs and unused checks inside of a hardcovered long album

1961 June 16-31 October
Box: - Folder : - Bank Statements and Cancelled Checks
Box: RC8 Folder : 1-11 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company, Regular and Special Accounts (11 folders)
1945-1954
Box: RC9 Folder : 1-6 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company, Regular Account (6 folders)
1955-1960
Box: RC9 Folder : 7-8 Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company, Special Account (2 folders)
1959-1960
Box: RC9 Folder : 9-10 Chemical Bank New York Trust Company and Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company, Regular Account (2 folders)
1961-1962
Box: RC9 Folder : 11-12 Chemical Bank New York Trust Company and Central Hanover Bank and Trust Company, Special Account (2 folders)
1961-1962
Box: 71 Folder : 5 Banco Di Roma Leather Checkbook

Scope and Contents Note

Alligator type checkbook with CBL's initials. Includes check stubs.

circa 1952-1956

Subseries VIII. D. Bills and Ledgers, 1936-1962

Scope and Contents Note

The subseries consists of Henry R. Luce and Clare Boothe Luce's invoices, expense account statements with attached receipts, and other types of bills for housing, clothing, jewelry, office supplies, membership dues, services rendered, petty cash expenses, utilities, repairs, dry cleaning, shopping, insurance and other personal expenses mostly from Arizona, New York and Connecticut. Some of the bills are from schools where Clare Boothe Luce provided financial assistance to students. Correspondence consists of requests for payment, letters of acknowledgement for payment received, brief notes typed on index cards regarding bills, and a small amount of personal correspondence mostly consisting of letters of gratitude, invitations, condolences, and well-wishes. There are also a number of financial ledgers.

Arrangement Note

The subseries is arranged by format and mostly alphabetically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: - Folder : - Bills
Box: RC9 Folder : 13-15 Paid Household Bills, A-B (3 folders)
1961-1962
Box: RC9 Folder : 16 Paid Household Bills, C-D (1 of 4 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes a fabric sample.

1961-1962
Box: RC10 Folder : 1-3 Paid Household Bills, C-D (3 of 4 folders)
1961-1962
Box: RC10 Folder : 4-7 Paid Household Bills, E-I (4 folders)
1961-1962
Box: RC10 Folder : 8-10 Paid Household Bills, J-L (3 folders)
1961-1962
Box: RC10 Folder : 11-13 Paid Household Bills, M-0 (3 of 4 folders)
1961-1962
Box: RC11 Folder : 1 Paid Household Bills, M-0 (1 of 4 folders)
1961-1962
Box: RC11 Folder : 2-4 Paid Household Bills, P-R (3 folders)
1961-1962
Box: RC11 Folder : 5-9 Paid Household Bills, S-T (5 folders)
1961-1962
Box: RC11 Folder : 10-12 Paid Household Bills, U-Z (3 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes brief telegrams of a personal nature filed under "Western Union."

1961-1962
Box: RC11 Folder : 13 Paid Bills (Clare), A-M (1 of 3 folders)
1961-1962
Box: RC12 Folder : 1-2 Paid Bills (Clare), A-M (2 of 3 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes fabric samples and two dog licenses.

1961-1962
Box: RC12 Folder : 3-4 Paid Bills (Clare), N-Z (2 folders)
1961-1962
Box: RC12 Folder : 5-9 Paid Bills for 1959-1960 (5 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence from Fernanda Gattinoni.

1957-1960
Box: 71 Folder : 1-2 House of Representatives Stationery Room Receipts (2 folders)
1943-1946
Box: - Folder : - Ledgers
Box: FF1 Hanover Bank Ledger
1956 February-December
Box: FF1 First National Bank and Trust Co. of Ridgefield Ledger
1953 January-1957 January
Box: FF1 Hanover Bank Ledger
1952 July 15-1956 February
Box: FF3 Expenses Ledger

Scope and Contents

Includes entries for individual personnel, household, and Time Inc.

circa 1936-1960

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