“I feel that I am one of his closest friends and he is one of my closest friends.”
Harry S. Truman on Herbert Hoover
“Yours has been a friendship which has reached deeper into my life than you know.”
Herbert Hoover to Harry S. Truman








Viewing list of documents for Chapter 6 (March 27, 1954 - October 20, 1964)
DateDocument Title
03-27-1954 Letter, Herbert Hoover to James A. Farley, March 27, 1954 regarding Hoover's refusal to appear at a Truman Dinner fundraiser. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
10-04-1955 Letter, Harry S. Truman to Herbert Hoover, October 4, 1955, in which Truman invited Hoover to help with a Truman Library fundraising dinner. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
10-06-1955 Letter, Herbert Hoover to Harry S. Truman, October 6, 1955, in which Hoover accepts Truman's invitation to help with the dinner. Papers of Harry S. Truman: Post-Presidential Files. 3 pages
10-20-1955 Letter, Harry S. Truman to Herbert Hoover, October 20, 1955, concerning Truman's recent visit with Hoover in New York City. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
01-27-1956 Letter, Harry S. Truman to Herbert Hoover, January 27, 1956, regarding comments Hoover made on a "Meet the Press" appearance, and asking Hoover to attend an upcoming event in Tennessee. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
02-09-1956 Letter, Harry S. Truman to Herbert Hoover, February 9, 1956, commenting on Congress' lack of action on Hoover's proposal and again asking Hoover to appear at the event in Tennessee. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
05-08-1957 Letter, Harry S. Truman to Herbert Hoover, May 8, 1957, asking Hoover to attend the dedication of the Truman Library. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
05-10-1957 Letter, Herbert Hoover to Harry S. Truman, May 10, 1957, agreeing to attend the Truman Library dedication if he can get out of some other commitments. Papers of Harry S. Truman: Post-Presidential Files. 3 pages
05-20-1957 Letter, Harry S. Truman to Herbert Hoover, May 20, 1957, thanking Hoover for agreeing to attend the dedication. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
07-12-1957 Letter, Harry S. Truman to Herbert Hoover, July 12, 1957, thanking Hoover for attending the library dedication and expressing the wish that he would soon be able to visit the Hoover Institute. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
07-17-1957 Letter, Herbert Hoover to Harry S. Truman, July 17, 1957, regarding his visit to Independence and commenting on his library. Papers of Harry S. Truman: Post-Presidential Files. 2 pages
02-23-1958 Letter, Harry S. Truman to Herbert Hoover, February 23, 1958, expressing agreement with a short magazine article Hoover wrote. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
02-26-1958 Letter, Herbert Hoover to Harry S. Truman, February 26, 1958, thanking Truman for his previous note and commenting on their upcoming appearance together. Papers of Harry S. Truman: Post-Presidential Files.  1 page
05-07-1958 Letter, Harry S. Truman to Herbert Hoover, May 7, 1958, commenting on his speedy recovery from gall bladder surgery. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
05-14-1958 Letter, Harry S. Truman to Herbert Hoover, May 14, 1958, conveying thanks for Hoover's birthday letter to Truman and commenting on his recent surgery and Hoover's book about Wilson. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
10-20-1958 Letter, Herbert Hoover to Harry S. Truman, October 20, 1958, expressing his reasons for declining an honorary co-chairmanship of a United Nations Committee that Truman had been offered as well. Papers of Harry S. Truman: Post-Presidential Files.  5 pages
04-15-1959 Letter, Herbert Hoover to Harry S. Truman, April 15, 1959, asking for Truman's endorsement of one of President Eisenhower's Cabinet nominees. Papers of Harry S. Truman: Post-Presidential Files.  3 pages
04-20-1959 Letter, Harry S. Truman to Herbert Hoover, April 20, 1959, responding favorably to Hoover's request of support for Eisenhower's Cabinet nominee. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
00-00-1960 Memoir chapter of Harry S. Truman, Mr. Citizen, 1960, containing Truman's thoughts on the role former living Presidents could play in the government and recalling Hoover's assistance to Truman. Papers of Harry S. Truman: Post-Presidential Files.  15 pages
03-06-1960 Letter, Herbert Hoover to Harry S. Truman, March 6, 1960, regarding a visit Truman made to Hoover while both men were on vacation in Florida. Papers of Harry S. Truman: Post-Presidential Files.  3 pages
03-15-1960 Letter, Harry S. Truman to Herbert Hoover, March 15, 1960, thanking Hoover for sending him a copy of a speech Hoover gave and stating his wish that they could get together again soon. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
03-27-1960 Letter, Herbert Hoover to Harry S. Truman, March 27, 1960, concerning the requests of various organizations to use Hoover's and Truman's names. Papers of Harry S. Truman: Post-Presidential Files.  1 page
04-15-1960 Letter, Herbert Hoover to Harry S. Truman, April 15, 1960, informing Truman that he declined a television offer from the Ford Motor Company. Papers of Harry S. Truman: Post-Presidential Files.  1 page
06-14-1960 Letter, Harry S. Truman to Herbert Hoover, June 14, 1960, regarding Truman's upcoming visit to Stanford and his plans to visit the Hoover Institute while there. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
04-25-1961 Letter, Herbert Hoover to Harry S. Truman, April 25, 1961, concerning an offer from George McGovern to be a joint honorary chairman of a White House program with Truman. Papers of Harry S. Truman: Post-Presidential Files.  4 pages
04-28-1961 Letter, Harry S. Truman to Herbert Hoover, April 28, 1961, replying to Hoover's letter of the 25th and concurring with his decision. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
12-14-1962 Letter, Harry S. Truman to Herbert Hoover, December 14, 1962, thanking Hoover for sending him a copy of Hoover's most recent book. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
12-19-1962 Letter, Herbert Hoover to Harry S. Truman, December 19, 1962, professing Hoover's deep thanks and appreciation for Truman's friendship through the years. Papers of Harry S. Truman: Post-Presidential Files.  1 page
01-05-1963 Letter, Harry S. Truman to Herbert Hoover, January 5, 1963, thanking Hoover for his letter of the 19th of December and for their continued friendship. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
10-14-1964 Telegram, Herbert Hoover to Harry S. Truman, October 14, 1964, wishing Truman a speedy recovery from an injury. Papers of Harry S. Truman: Post-Presidential Files. 1 page
10-20-1964 Telegram, Harry S. Truman to Allan Hoover and Herbert Hoover, Jr., October 20, 1964, offering condolences on the death of their father. Papers of Herbert Hoover: Post-Presidential Files. 2 pages

 Chapter 1 (April 12, 1945 - December 27, 1945)
 Chapter 2 (February 25, 1946 - December 6, 1946)
 Chapter 3 (January 18, 1947 - March 24, 1948)
 Chapter 4 (September 29, 1947 - October 18, 1951)
 Chapter 5 (April 29, 1947 - October 18, 1952)


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