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Identifier: MC 1407

Tracy S. Voorhees Papers


  • Majority of material found within 1919-1974


Papers (1919-1966) including correspondence, materials concerning the Marshall Plan, aid to Asia, Hungarian and Cuban refugee relief, United States Information Agency, Long Island Railroad, Gosheen Committee, and Voorhees's activities in World War II and as undersecretary of the Army in the administration of President Harry S. Truman; papers (1950-1968) largely relating to his position as vice chairman of Committee on the Present Danger, including office files, memoranda, addresses, and letters, and documentary history of the committee by Voorhees; miscellaneous papers (1953-1970), including letters received, mostly relating to Gen. William J. Donovan (1883-1959); papers, clippings, and pamphlets (1965-1968) relating to Citizens Committee for Higher Education in New Jersey; personal files (1956-1965) relating to business of Board of Trustees and Board of Governors of Rutgers University; and other papers. Correspondents include Lucius D. Clay, James B. Conant, Thomas E. Dewey, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Herbert Hoover, Douglas MacArthur, and other government officials.


36 Cubic Feet (2 framed items, 13 volumes, 16 cartons, 13 boxes, 2 folders, and 4 bundles)

Language of Materials


Access Restrictions

Materials in boxes S and T are restricted. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance to request use of those materials.

Arrangement Note

Most of Voorhees' papers are grouped by activity; the remainder are grouped by document type. For most phases of his career, Voorhees wrote an explanatory essay that is included in the papers. These essays sometimes reference specific documents in the collection.

Inventory of the Tracy S. Voorhees Papers MC 1407
Edited Full Draft
Special Collections and University Archives
November 2005
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.
Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University received an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.