[Truman, Harry S.] Personal and Business Archive of Matthew Connelly, Truman’s Appointments Secretary. 1940s—60s. Archive of multiple file folders filled with correspondence to, from, and on behalf of Matthew J. Connelly, and miscellaneous documents. Includes offers of employment to pass along to former President Truman, letters of thanks for service as Appointments Secretary to the President, ALS from Madalyn Murray O’Hair, TLS from Spyros Skouras, President of Twentieth Century Fox, as chairman of the National Committee on Immigration and Citizenship, TLS from Postmaster Michael D. Fanning, TLS from Gertrude Ely, Donald Dawson Adm. Asst. to President re transition, manuscript note from Edwin W. Pauley, TLS from Carl Levin, a large grouping of 1960s correspondence to and from the Internal Revenue Service, many bank checks signed by Mr. Connelly, a file pertaining to the estate of his deceased sister, Miriam, and other documents. Included is a five page original transcript of an April 17, 1945, press and radio conference held by Mr. Connelly regarding himself and Truman’s anticipated move into the White House, as well as his completed “Request for Report on Loyalty Data,” presumably prepared for Connelly’s security clearance. There are also two two-page telex messages, each with carbon copies, both with White House date stamps, one addressed to Mr. Connelly, the other to The President (Truman), requesting actions before the inauguration of Dwight Eisenhower as President and two different booklets titled “ When Hotel Muehlebach (Kansas City, MO) becomes the White House,” as well as an original 1950 Rolex Watch Control Certificate, with envelope and a 1949 Inauguration Program together with an invitation. Includes letter from White House staffer on WH stationery, addressed to Mrs. Doris Connelly, and 2 pieces of sheet music inscribed to Mr. Connelly by John Redmond, together with an ALS from Redmond. All housed in two well worn leather pouches, likely used in Connelly’s government service. Generally very good.