1211:
H. Laughlin letter to O. Underwood, about European racial descent of Underwood
Date:
1927
Pages:1 of 1
Source:
The Harry H. Laughlin Papers, Truman State University, papers, D-4-2
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H. Laughlin letter to O. Underwood, about European racial descent of Underwood
Image 1211 Eugenics Research Association Organized 1913 Fifteenth Annual Meeting, Cold Spring Harbor, Saturday, June 25, 1927 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE President until June 1927 Frank L. Babbott Secretary-Treasurer until June, 1928 Harry H. Laughlin Until June, 1927 Irving Fisher Clark Wissler Frederick L. Hoffman Until June, 1928 Madison Grant Charles B. Davenport Lucien Howe Until June, 1929 Stewart Paton Mrs. Wortham James Charles W. Burr Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island, N. Y. March 21, 1927 Secretary to Senator Oscar W. Underwood, Washington, D. C. Dear Sir: We fail to find, either in the Congressional Directory or Who's Who, statements in reference to the European racial descent of Senator Underwood. We are making a survey of the European descent of noted men and are just now finishing the member of the United States Senate. We have more than half of the returns, but so far have failed to receive the desired genealogical note concerning Senator Underwood. We would greatly appreciate it if you would be good enough to fill out, to the best of your ability, the blanks on the bottom of this sheet and return it. Very sincerely, [signed] Harry H. Laughlin, Secretary. Senator Oscar Underwood European racial descent (such as English, Scotch, Irish, German, French)[dotted line][handwritten text]English[end handwritten text] [end]

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