Collection ID: LMC 2908
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Collection context

Summary

Creator:
McNutt, Paul V. (Paul Vories), 1891-1955 and Higgins, Mary
Abstract:
The McNutt mss. II consists of two portrait photographs of Paul V. McNutt, 1891-1955, and Mary Higgins.
Extent:
2 items (1 folder)
Language:
Materials are in English .
Preferred citation:

[Item], McNutt mss. II, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Background

Biographical / Historical:

Paul Vories McNutt, 1891-1955, was a lawyer, governor of Indiana and federal official.

Born, July 19, 1891, at Franklin, Indiana, McNutt received his A.B. at Indiana University in 1913 and his LLB. at Harvard in 1916. He was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1914, also serving as an officer in the Field artillery reserve during World War I. McNutt continued on as commanding officer, 326 Field artillery, 1924-1937; member, 5th corps area advisory board, 1927-1934; and was appointed to the faculty of the Indiana University School of Law, 1917. He served as dean from 1925-1933, national commander of the American Legion from 1928-1929, and governor of Indiana from 1933-1937. In addition, McNutt was U.S. high commissioner to the Philippines from 1937-1939 and 1945-1946; ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Philippines from 1946-1947; Federal security administrator from 1939-1942; chairman of the War manpower commission from 1942-1945; and partner, McNutt & Nash, New York, and McNutt, Dudley & Easterwood, Washington.

Scope and Content:

The McNutt mss. II consists of two portrait photographs of Paul V. McNutt, 1891-1955, and Mary Higgins. Both photographs are signed and personally addressed to the recipient, Mary Comer.

Acquisition information:
Gift: 2017
Physical location:
Missing

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

This collection is open for research.

TERMS OF ACCESS:

Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library. However, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the curator.

PREFERRED CITATION:

[Item], McNutt mss. II, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
1200 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500, USA
CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
CONTACT:
(812) 855-2452
liblilly@indiana.edu