Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


Stephen Brod Papers

Dates: 1945-1952.

Tailor for President Truman.

This collection contains copies of correspondence between Stephen Brod and President Harry S. Truman, as well as other documents and newspaper clippings relating to his position as a tailor for President Truman.

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Size: 2.5 linear inches (less than 50 pages).
Access: Open.
Copyright: Christopher Paul Anderson donated to the U.S. government his copyright interest in all writings in this collection. Documents created by U.S. government employees in the course of their official duties are also in the public domain. Copyright interest in other documents presumably belongs to the creators of those documents, or their heirs.
Processed by: Jim Armistead and David Clark (2015).


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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

Stephen Brod was born in Borovany, Czechoslovakia on December 10, 1889 and died in Lee's Summit, Missouri on September 30, 1983. He was a veteran of World War I and was married to Isabel (Smith) Brod. He worked as a tailor and made numerous suits for President Harry S. Truman until he retired.

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COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

This collection includes letters received by Stephen Brod from Harry S. Truman, newspaper articles, and other documents in reference to his position as a tailor for President Truman. The majority of the documents involve the purchase of suits which were made by Mr. Brod for President Truman.

Materials in the Harry S. Truman Papers relating to the Stephen Brod Papers include folders in the President's Secretary's Files (Personal File and Chronological Name File), Post Presidential Papers, (Name File), and President's Personal File (PPF 2011).

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SERIES DESCRIPTIONS

Container Nos.Series
1SUBJECT FILE, 1945-1952
Letters and other documents relating to Stephen Brod. The folders are arranged alphabetically and their contents are arranged chronologically.

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

Box 1
  • Connelly, Matthew J.
  • Newspaper Clippings
  • O'Connor, J.F.T.
  • Photograph
  • Truman, Harry S.

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