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Nicholas Kelley papers

Collection Data

Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 1627
Kelley, Nicholas, 1885-1965
Content: Nicholas Kelley, son of social reformer Florence Kelley, was a New York City lawyer and civic leader. Kelley practiced arbitration and labor law and held several high-profile positions in government and business. He was an official in the U.S. Department of the Treasury (1918-1921), a vice president of the Chrysler Corporation (1937-1957), and chairman of the Alien Enemy Hearing Board in New York City (1941-1946). Kelley served on the boards ofa number of legal, civic and social welfare organizations and educational institutions.
Content: The collection consists of correspondence, case files, writings, diaries, memorabilia and photographs documentingNicholas Kelley's personal and professional life, including his education at Harvard University; legal practice in New York City; government and business employment; engagement in legal, civic and social reform; club memberships; alumni activities; travels; and family life.
Ownership: MSS 73M27
Ownership: Gift of Augusta Maverick Kelley, 1973.
Physical Description
Extent: 70 linear feet (166 boxes, 9 volumes).
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11635603
MSS Unit ID: 1627
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 05a4e510-c623-012f-b6a9-58d385a7bc34
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