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Archive of twelve (12) paper ephemera items related to H. Graham Morison, Executive Assistant to the Attorney General, 1945-48 and Assistant Attorney General and Head of the Civil Division, 1948-50, including one (1) commission signed by President Harry S. Truman, 16 items total. 1st item: President Harry S. Truman signed commission document conferring on H. Graham Morison the position of Assistant Attorney General, dated February 28, 1948. Signed by Truman, lower right, signed by Thomas Campbell Clark (1899-1977), 59th United States Attorney General from 1945 to 1949 and Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1949 to 1967, lower left. Housed and matted under glass in a black wooden frame. Sight: 13 5/8" H x 17 1/4" W. Framed: 18" H x 21 1/2" W. 2nd item: Black and white photograph of Thomas Campbell Clark, depicted seated at a desk in a suit, with signed inscription to H. Graham Morison below image reading "For Graham Morison-my colleague in Justice-with the best wishes of his friend," dated and signed "1/10/46" and "Tom C. Clark," lower left and right. Housed under glass in a black wooden frame. Sight: 13 1/8" H x 10 1/4" W. Framed: 14" H x 11 1/8" W. 3rd item: One (1) page typed letter from Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963), as United States Senator from Massachusetts, serving 1953-1960, to Morison, dated August 20, 1960. Typed on United States Senate stationary, the letter expresses Kennedy's "…deep appreciation for the assistance [Morison] and the other members of the Advisory Committees of the Democratic Advisory Council have rendered to the Party and to the Nation…" Autopen signature lower right. Erased pencil inscription partially visible top right. Housed and matted under glass in a black wooden frame. Sight: 8 1/4" H x 7 1/2" W. Framed: 11 3/4" H x 11" W. 4th-5th items: Two (2) TLS. One page typed letters from Albert Arnold Gore Sr. (1907-1998), United States Senator from Tennessee, serving 1953-1971, to Morison, dated December 12 and December 15, 1967. Typed on United States Senate, Committee on Foreign Relations stationary, the letters discuss the General Services Administration (GSA) and the property of a man named John Webster in Rogersville, TN. Signed lower right. 6th item: TLS. One page typed letter from Wayne Levere Hays (1911-1989), U.S. Representative of Ohio, serving from 1949 to 1976, to Morison, dated September 28, 1956. Typed on Congress of the United States, House of Representatives stationary, the letter acknowledge's Morison's letter of the 26th and states that Hays plans on being in Washington on October 11th for the Foreign Affairs Committee meeting. Signed lower right. 7th item: TLS. One page typed letter from William Stuart Symington III (1901-1988), United States Senator from Missouri, serving from 1953 to 1976, to Morison, dated March 18, 1957. Typed on United States Senate, Committee on Armed Services stationary, the letter acknowledges Morison's letter of March 13th. Signed lower right. 8th item: TLS. One page typed letter from Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr. (1911-1978) United States Senator from Minnesota, serving from 1949 to 1964 and 1971 to 1978, to Morison, dated August 16, 1960. Typed on United States Senate stationary, the letter discusses Morison's involvement with the Paul Porter reception. Autopen signature lower right. Additional handwritten inscription below. 9th-11th items: Three (3) one page typed letters from Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (1900-1965) 5th United States Ambassador to the United Nations, serving 1961-1965, to Morison, dated April 27, May 4, and May 17, 1961. Typed on Representative to the United States of America to the United Nations stationary, the letters primarily discuss personal matters. Autopen signatures, lower right. 12th item: One page typed letter from Victor Henderson Ashe II (born 1945), United States Ambassador to Poland, served 2004-2009, to Peter Morison, dated August 20, 1984. Typed on Victor Ashe U.S. Senate stationary, the letter acknowledges Peter's involvement in the George Webster barbeque, held on August 17, 1984 and references Ashe's impending senatorial campaign. Signed lower right. 13th-16th items: Four (4) paper ephemera items related to Carey Estes Kefauver (1903-1963), United States Senator from Tennessee, serving from 1949-1963 and James Edward Nelm of Kingsport, TN. Condition: Signatures and inscription in overall good, legible condition. Not examined outside of frames. Some letters with minor tears. 2nd item: 2" vertical line of black residue, lower left of glass.