Guide to Research CollectionsLibrary of Congress
Papers: 1924-1958, 19 linear feet.
The papers of James Martin Barnes contain correspondence, memoranda, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Barness service (1943-1945) as administrative assistant to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Topics include appointments, patronage, requests of servicemen, and domestic political matters. The scrapbooks and photographs concern his earlier career. A finding aid is available in the library.