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Lindley M. Garrison Papers

Garrison's papers document his service as Secretary of War and include correspondence, writings, and newspaper clippings. The correspondence includes letters between Garrison and government officials, legislators and citizens, and includes discussions of military policy and business pleasantries. The majority of the papers document United States military preparation before entering World War I, and also includes materials regarding the Philippines and Mexico. Additionally, the papers include personal papers, largely financial, of Garrison and his family.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.