Papers (1962-1964, undated) including correspondence and autographs compiled by a page in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The collection contains the papers of Robert Barnes, who served as a page in the House of Representatives and as a personal page for House Speaker John McCormack in the early 1960s.
Correspondence consists of a letter (1962) from Harry S. Truman to John McCormack wishing him a happy birthday and a letter from the President of Italy (1964) to House Speaker McCormack accepting an invitation to address a joint meeting of Congress.
A speech delivered to the House by Speaker McCormack endorsing an increase in the national debt and the autographs of Sam Rayburn, E. E. Cox, Henry T. Rainey, Joseph W. Martin Jr., and John Nance Garner, all former speakers of the House of Representatives, are also included in the collection.
Loaned by Robert Barnes
Processed by D. Lennon
Encoded by Apex Data Services
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.