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Grover Allen Wayward OFF records, 1941-1942

Identifier: Series Three

Scope and Contents note

From the Collection:

The Wayward family papers includes material from several Wayward descedents living in the 19th and 20th centuries, and was collected by variou family members. Document types in the collection include correspondence, diaries, clippings, posters and audio tapes about the Wayward family and their various activities.

See the scope and content note for each series for more details about the collection contents.


  • Creation: 1941-1942


Language of Materials

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Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Collection materials are all in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is available for research.


Grover Allen Wayward was the brother of Theresa Auchincloss, and he served as Associate Director of the Office of Facts and Figures (OFF).

Administrative Backgroud

The Office of Facts and Figures (OFF) was established in October 1941 by President Franklin Roosevelt in order to disseminate information to the American public regarding the war effort. On June 13, 1942, Roosevelt established the Office of War Information, which subsumed the Office of Facts and Figures and included the Committee on War Information Policy, of which Grover Wayward was a member.


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