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William McMurtrie Speer papers, 1880-1936

Series III: Public Official and Political Appointee, 1889-1921

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Box 15 Johnstown Flood Committee, 1889

Speer was secretary. Includes lists and accounts.


Box 15 The Committee for The International Exposition of 1892, 1889-1890

Speer was secretary. Includes correspondence, account books, lists, and printed materials.


Box 15 Secretary to Mayor of New York Hugh J. Grant, 1890-1891

Speer was secretary in 1890. Includes correspondence, documents, and printed materials.


Box 15 New York State Constitutional Convention, 1894

Speer was a delegate. Includes correspondence, documents, typescripts of articles, and printed materials.


Special Counsel to New York City for the Ashokan Reservoir Compensation Claims, 1904-1923

Speer was appointed Special Counsel to New York City for the Ashokan Reservoir Compensation Claims in 1910. Includes Aqueduct Commissioners; Board of Water Supply; Commissioners of Appraisal; Corporation Counsel, etc.



Box 16 Correspondence, legal documents, memoranda, and printed materials, 1904-1911



Box 17 Correspondence, legal documents, memoranda, and printed materials, 1912-1915



Box 18 Correspondence, legal documents, memoranda, and printed materials, 1916-1917



Box 19 Correspondence, legal documents, memoranda, and printed materials, 1918



Box 20 Correspondence, legal documents, memoranda, and printed materials, 1918-1923



Box 21 Special Counsel in New York City for the Aldermanic Police Investigation, 1912-1913

Correspondence, documents, and printed materials (including very many clippings on police corruption, on Mayor Gaynor, and about his death and funeral).


Special Assistant to the [U.S.] Attorney General re: Profiteering in Coal, 1920-1921

Speer became Special Assistant in 1920. Files include correspondence, legal documents, memoranda, etc.



Box 22 General, 1920-1921



Box 23 Brooklyn Edison Company, Inc., 1917-1920



Box 24 Complaints from the public, 1920


Box 24 Dixie Transportation Co., Inc., 1920


Box 24 Douglass Barnes Corporation, 1920-1922


Box 24 Printed materials