Personal papers and speeches1927-1989
Part of: Philip D. Reed papers (1984)
Scope and Content
This series contains speeches, radio and television broadcasts from the 1940s and 1950s, and copies of published articles. The topics addressed by Reed include American and international industry, General Electric policy, and patriotic themes. Many speeches are filed with tear sheets, drafts and notes. Five cubic feet of office correspondence, both professional and personal, are also included in this series, as well as Reed's office date books from 1942 to 1972. Finally in this series are Reed's personal letters to his wife during the time he spent in London with the Harriman Mission, or Mission for Economic Affairs, 1942 to 1944. These letters provide insight into Reed's family life, details on wartime London, British and American economic policy, and the internal workings of the MEA.
The collection also contains one and one-half cubic feet of miscellaneous correspondence, largely unprocessed, regarding Reed's membership in the Mill Reef Club, Antigua, West Indies; one cubic foot of miscellaneous personal correspondence; one cubic foot of miscellaneous business correspondence; and one cubic foot of miscellaneous correspondence regarding the Philip D. Reed Foundation.
From the Collection: 46 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
No restrictions on access; this collection is open for research.
- From the Collection: Reed, Philip D. (Philip Dunham) (Person)