Found 4 collections related to Civil service reform -- United States

Burt, S. W. (Silas Wright), 1830-1912
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 438
.4 linear feet (1 v.)
Silas Wright Burt (1830-1912) was an American civil engineer, militia officer, and promoter of the merit system in the civil service. He served as a colonel and Assistant Inspector General in the New York State militia, Chief Examiner of the New... more
Curtis, George William, 1824-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4303
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
George William Curtis (1824-1892) was an American journalist, orator, author, and publisher. In 1871 he was appointed to chair the commission on the reform of the civil service by President Ulysses S. Grant. The papers consist mainly of letters... more
Butler, James B., d. 1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 443
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
James B. Butler (d. 1927) was an American lawyer and government official. He served as chief of the Appointment Division of the Treasury Department from 1881 to 1884, working under Treasury Secretary Charles J. Folger. Butler was campaign manager... more
Kelley, Nicholas, 1885-1965
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1627
70 linear feet (165 boxes, 9 volumes)
Nicholas Kelley was a New York City lawyer and civic leader. He served as an assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of the Treasury from 1918 to 1921 and later specialized in arbitration and labor law. Kelley was vice president of the Chrysler... more