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Cordell Hull Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0354

Photograph of FDR and his cabinet, signed by the President with Christmas greetings to Cordell Hull, who signed the picture along with the rest of the cabinet members. Album in tribute to Secretary of State Cordell Hull upon his resignation. Signed by cabinet members and their staff. Press photograph of Hull standing behind FDR as he signs a document giving Phillipes independence. Chairman medal from 1924 Democratic National Convention.

Dates

  • 1920s -1940s

Language

The material in this collection is in English

Conditions Governing Access

The Modern Political Archives are housed at the Howard H. Baker Center for Public Policy. Researchers interested in consulting the MPA collections are advised to contact the Modern Political Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Modern Political Archives.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (Two Folders One Oversized Box)

Biographical/Historical Note

Cordell Hull (October 2, 1871 – July 23, 1955) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Tennessee. He is best known as the longest-serving Secretary of State, holding the position for 11 years (1933–1944) in the administration of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt during much of World War II. Hull received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945 for his role in establishing the United Nations, and was referred to by President Roosevelt as the "Father of the United Nations"

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480