Moseley, George Van Horn, 1874-1960. Papers of George Van Horn Moseley, 1855-1960 (bulk 1916-1959).
4,250 items.
48 containers plus 2 oversize.
19.8 linear feet.
Biographical/Historical Data: Army officer.
Summary: Correspondence, diary, military reports, statements, notes, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and memorabilia covering Moseley’s military career in the Philippines, on the Mexican border, with the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, during the Bonus March on Washington, and extending into the period of his retirement. Includes a typescript (4 volumes) of his unpublished autobiographical narrative, One Soldier’s Journey, documenting his conservative views on such topics as immigration, labor unions, military preparedness, and international organizations and his opposition to communism and Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal policies. Also includes material relating to Moseley’s testimony before the Dies committee on un-American activities in 1939. Correspondents include Dwight D. Eisenhower, Walter F. George, James G. Harbord, Herbert Hoover, Douglas MacArthur, Joseph McCarthy, Robert R. McCormick, Joseph J. Pershing, John E. Rankin, B. Carroll Reece, Walter B. Smith, Joseph W. Stilwell, and Eugene Talmadge. Notes: MSS33712
Finding Aids: Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room.
Acquisition Source: Gift, George Van Horn Moseley and his estate, 1953-1960.
Gift, H. K. Thompson, 1985.
Subjects: Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 --Correspondence.
George, Walter F. (Walter Franklin), 1878-1959 --Correspondence.
Harbord, James G. (James Guthrie), 1866-1947 --Correspondence.
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 --Correspondence.
MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 --Correspondence.
McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957 --Correspondence.
McCormick, Robert Rutherford, 1880-1955 --Correspondence.
Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948 --Correspondence.
Rankin, John E. (John Elliott), 1882-1960 --Correspondence. Reece, B.
Carroll (Brazilla Carroll), 1889-1961 --Correspondence.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Smith, Walter Bedell, 1895-1961 --Correspondence.
Stilwell, Joseph Warren, 1883-1946 --Correspondence.
Talmadge, Eugene, 1884-1946 --Correspondence.
Bonus Expeditionary Forces.
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
United States. Army--Foreign service--Philippines.
United States. Army--History.
United States. Congress. House. Special Committee on Un-American Activities (1938-1944)
Communism.
Conservatism--United States.
International organization.
Military readiness.
New Deal, 1933-1939.
Labor unions--United States.
Mexico--Boundaries--United States.
United States--Boundaries--Mexico.
United States--Emigration and immigration.
Army officers. itoamc
Local Shelving No.: 0631DD
Oversize 0115C
Repository: Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C.
Electronic File Information: Finding aid http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms001037
Links: Finding aid