Prominent Attorney's Assorted ca. 1926 Group of Senate Chamber Passes, Harvard College Cert, & More

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Prominent Attorney's Assorted ca. 1926 Group of Senate Chamber Passes, Harvard College Cert, & More

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Washington, D.C...., Lot of 8 items. A group of papers belonging to Taggart Whipple, an antitrust lawyer who was a longtime partner in the Manhattan-based firm of Davis, Polk & Wardwell. Over the years, he regularly advised many corporations, including Exxon, Texas Instruments and United Shoe Machinery, on antitrust questions. Mr. Whipple argued cases in court and before the Federal Trade Commission and wrote numerous memorandums on aspects of antitrust law. In 1942, he helped represent Standard Oil of New Jersey, which is now Exxon, in hearings held by Harry S. Truman, then a Democratic Senator from Missouri, who was looking into accusations of industrial mismanagement in the war effort. He was a director of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and Vassar College, a trustee of New York University, the New York Institute of Fine Arts and the New York University Law Center Foundation, and vice chairman of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Mr. Whipple, who was born in Manchester, N.H., graduated from the Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, N.H., earned a bachelors' degree from Harvard College in 1934 and a law degree from New York University in 1938. Includes a pair of Senate Chamber passes for Mr. Whittle and his mother, two letters on United States Senate letterhead (by George H. Moses of NH) addressed to Everett Sanders (Presidential Secretary to President Calvin Coolidge, equivalent to the current White House Chief of Staff) and Rudolph Forster (served in the White House 1897-1943, at which time he was Executive Clerk in charge of the White House staff) pertaining to arranging visits to the White House for Mr. Whipple and his mother in 1926. Also included a Class of 1909 Harvard College "Sons of 09" membership certificate, a Noble and Greenough School 1926 football schedule, and correspondence between Mr. Whipple and M. Abbot Frazar Co. re: making up some snake skins. Please inspect. (8)