Herbert H. Lehman papers, 1858-1963.
Lehman was Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1928-1932; Governor of New York, 1933-1942; Director General of the United Nations
Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA), 1943-1946; Senator of New York, 1949-1956; and partner in Lehman Brothers,
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, manuscripts of writings, documents, sound recordings, motion pictures, political cartoons, clippings, printed
material, and memorabilia. These document Lehman's early business career and his careers as Lieutenant Governor of New York,
Governor of New York, Director General of UNRRA, and Senator from New York. Also documented are Lehman's college years, his
retirement years, and family and personal life. Materials dating from 1858 relate to his father and grandfather. Correspondents
include Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Herbert C. Hoover, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson,
Hubert H. Humphrey, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Lady Bird Johnson.