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Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions and Boards: Records of the President's Materials Policy Commission (Record Group 220)

1951-1952

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

OFFICE OF THE CHAIRMAN: General Records (A-W)

Box 1

  • Administration
  • Budget and accounting
  • Consultations with representatives from industry-labor
  • Contracts
  • Domestic resources
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Foreign resources
  • Forestry
  • Land reclamation
  • Materials, general
  • Meetings
  • Metals and minerals, general
  • National Security Resources Board
  • Organization and functions
  • Personnel
  • Petroleum
  • Policy issues
  • Preparation, printing and distribution of report
  • Production materials
  • Public relations
  • Questionnaires to industry
  • Reports - progress reports
  • Reports to chairman, general
  • Requests for comments in drafts
  • Rubber
  • Technology
  • Water resources

OFFICE OF THE CHAIRMAN: Reading File (January 22, 1951-June 28, 1952)

  • Reading File - Mr. Pauley - Dr. Mason

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Administrative File

Box 2

  • Atomic energy review
  • Coal products - as raw material for chemical industry
  • Comments on drafts
  • Commodities
  • Conferences - committees and meetings
  • Conferences - committees and meetings - Commission meetings
  • Discovery techniques (National Research Council)
  • Economic waste
  • Editing, printing, and distribution
  • Energy
  • Files
  • Foreign resources
  • Letters of appreciation
  • Office of General Counsel
  • Partial sources of mailing list

Box 3

  • Paley report interviews
  • PMPC - distribution plans - mailing lists
  • PMPC - progress reports
  • PMPC - press plans
  • PMPC - budgets
  • PMPC - drafts of forewords, acknowledgments, history, etc.
  • PMPC - Commission meetings
  • PMPC - drafts on organization chapter
  • Personnel

Box 4

  • Publicity
  • Questionnaires
  • Receipts for material returned
  • Requests for information
  • Review meetings - forest products - metals - minerals
  • Review procedure
  • Requirements for materials
  • Security
  • Source material
  • Statistics
  • Stock-piling
  • Technology
  • Technology - Battelle Reports
  • Transmittal of materials to members of Commission
  • Transmittal of materials to staff

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Proceedings of Commission Meetings - (March 29-April 4, 1951)

Box 5

  • Conference report - (March 29) - copy #1
  • Conference report - (March 29) - copy #3
  • Transcript of proceedings - March 30, 1951 (3 copies)
  • Transcript of proceedings - April 4, 1951 (2 copies)

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Proceedings of Commission Meetings - (April 9-November 2, 1951)

Box 6

  • Transcript of proceedings - April 9, 1951 (2 copies)
  • Transcript of proceedings - May 10, 1951 (3 copies) - morning session
  • Transcript of proceedings - May 10, 1951 (3 copies) - afternoon session
  • Discussion with Messrs. Geo. and Alan Bateman - Oct. 4 (4 copies)
  • Commodity meeting on manganese and tin - October 15
  • Meeting with Department of Interior officials - November 2 (2 copies)
  • PMPC meeting - April 9
  • Liquid fuels meeting - November 2

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Proceedings of Commission Meetings - (November 16-December 12, 1951)

Box 7

  • Transcript - National Security Resources Board - December 11 (2 copies)
  • Minerals and metals meeting - December 12 (3 copies)
  • Commission meeting - November 16 (4 copies)

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Published Report, Digests, Press Releases

Box 8

  • Resources for Freedom (Vol. I) Foundations for Growth and Security - June 1952
  • Resources for Freedom (Vol. II) The Outlook for Key Commodities - June 1952
  • Resources for Freedom (Vol. III) The Outlook for Energy Sources - June 1952
  • Resources for Freedom (Vol. IV) The Promise of Technology - June 1952
  • Resources for Freedom (Vol. III) Selected Reports to the Commission - June 1952
  • Summary of Vol. 1 - Materials Policy Commission
  • Press release: biographical summaries of the Commissioners
  • Excerpts from the report (Vol. I)
  • Summary on foreign resources (Vol. I)
  • Selected reports to the Commission (Vol. I)
  • The outlook for energy sources

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Processed Documents

Box 9

  • Letter to Paley from President Truman - January 22, 1951 (PMPC) - press release
  • Preliminary listing of reports, documents, other sources - April 2, 1951
  • Program statement for fiscal year 1951
  • Questionnaire (minerals-metals) PMPC - May 18, 1951
  • Letter to Lyle Craine (Department Interior) re: reserves of principal minerals - March 24, 1951
  • Letter to Lyle Craine from P.H. Coombs - March 30, 1951
  • Letter to Lyle Craine signed Dr. Lovering, re: mineral deposits - April 16, 1951
  • PMPC organization chart - May 28, 1951
  • Letter to Lyle Craine - Spencer Summary Statistics - June 5, 1951
  • Letter to Lyle Craine from Philip H. Coombs re: acknowledgment of receipt report, Metals and Minerals - July 19, 1951
  • Letter to Mr. Alexander (April 12, 1951) from Lyle E. Craine, Acting Director, Program Staff Department of Interior
  • "It's Later Than you Think" - Coombs to staff - July 3, 1951
  • Relation of production materials to economic growth and security
  • Schedule for conferences with General Motors representatives - Abrahamson PMPC - July 13, 1951
  • Corporation depletion statistics (PMPC), 1948-1949
  • Letter to M.W. Boyer from P. Coombs (PMPC) - July 17, 1951
  • Memo to staff (August 3, 1951) Coombs, re: broad dimensions of the PMPC's job
  • Standard outline for final commodity reports - August 8, 1951
  • Memo to PMPC staff from Philip Coombs - November 21, 1951
  • Memo to PMPC staff from Mr. Ackerman, re: Mr. Coombs new appointment - October 29, 1951
  • Reminder regarding care and handling of classified material - Ackerman memo to PMPC staff - October 13, 1951
  • Eric Hodgin memo to PMPC staff writers (draft three)-September 29, 1951
  • Coombs memo to PMPC staff, re: revision of 1st draft and schedule of Commission meetings - September 13, 1951
  • Coombs memo to all PMPC secretaries - September 6, 1951
  • McConnel memo to PMPC secretaries - August 22, 1951
  • Coombs memo to staff, re: administrative arrangements concerning technology area - July 18, 1951
  • Coombs-Hodgins memo to PMPC staff - July 31, 1951
  • First specifications for uniform typing style on monographs and manuscripts (O'Connell, July 13, 1951)
  • Listing of reports, documents, other sources (Supplement #4), May 21, 1951
  • Listing of reports, documents, other sources (Supplement #3), April 30, 1951
  • Listing of reports, documents, other sources (Supplement #2), April 20, 1951
  • Memo to new staff members - availability of background of material - April 23, 1951
  • Long-run problems relating to the procurement and expansion of foreign supplies (materials) - March 13, 1951
  • Agenda for meeting on foreign resources - February 27, 1951
  • Agenda for first meeting of PMPC - January 30, 1951
  • Minutes - President's Materials Policy Commission No. 2 - February 13, 1951
  • Biographical summaries

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Preliminary Drafts of Report (Domestic Resources Group)

Box 10

  • Functions of domestic resources group (draft) - April 18, 1951
  • Foreign interests and attitudes on the development of their material resources - July 4, 1951
  • The place of the U.S. in the free world's forest economy
  • Premium price plan as an incentive device
  • Direct incentives for the mineral industries - September 19, 1951
  • Tentative summary of answers to questionnaire on forest resources and products
  • Domestic materials policy (E.S. Mason) - May 8, 1951
  • Outline of work program for the domestic resources policy group
  • Clarifications of commodity reports needed by the domestic resources group (Fritz) - June 12, 1951
  • Production level and organization of U.S. agriculture in 1975 - July 5, 1951
  • Manufacturing methods - processing requirements for fertilizers - K.D. Jacobs - June 22, 1951
  • Technically qualified government personnel on commodities except fuels, June 11, 1951
  • Problems and objectives of domestic resources policy (Fritz) - July 10, 1951
  • Questionnaire on forest resources and products - July 1951
  • U.S. and world (reserves - potential) sources of minerals and selected metals - June 1951
  • Assignment 5 - minerals - protection of resources in place (staff study)
  • Losses of minerals in milling, smelting, refining (staff study #7)
  • Depletion and expensing in the minerals industries (2 folders)
  • Direct incentives for the mineral industries - September 13, 1951
  • Direct incentives for the mineral industries - September 19, 1951
  • Coal reserves
  • Petroleum and natural gas reserves
  • Water
  • Policy paper on black report on land productivity
  • Outline for project - U.S. Forest Products Laboratory (J.C. Rettie)
  • Problems relating to non-renewable domestic resources

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Preliminary Drafts of Report Arranged According to PMPC Organization

Box 11

  • Energy Resources - Use of atomic energy for electric power
  • Energy Resources - Technological developments arising from the Atomic Energy Commission program
  • Energy Resources - Discovery and exploration of the atom
  • Energy Resources - By-product materials of atomic energy
  • Energy Resources - Atomic Energy Commission materials demands
  • Energy Resources - Direct incentives for exploration and discovery of atomic power
  • Energy Resources - Agenda for presentation by Atomic Energy Commission
  • Energy Resources - major problems and issues
  • Foreign Resources - Foreign resources area - working outline (Frank Mikesell)
  • Foreign Resources - Preliminary draft for foreign resources
  • Foreign Resources - Tin study - H. Kahn
  • Foreign Resources - Major policy questions in foreign resources area (Mikesell)
  • Foreign Resources - Information required by the Foreign Resources Group from the commodity specialists
  • Foreign Resources - Foreign interests and attitudes toward the development of their material resources (R.F. Mikesell)
  • Foreign Resources - Summary of current experience of the international materials conference
  • Foreign Resources - Obstacles to U.S. private investment (Nicholas)
  • Foreign Resources - Miscellaneous strategic materials (Taristcheff)
  • Foreign Resources - Foreign resources area projects - April 9, 1951
  • Foreign Resources - Long-run problems relating to the procurement and expansion of foreign supplies of materials
  • Foreign Resources - Agenda for meeting on foreign resources - February 27, 1951
  • Legal Resources - Topics of special interest to Office of General Counsel for inclusion in commodity reports
  • Legal Resources - Revision of mining law essential to encourage new exploration - development (C. Martz)
  • Legal Resources - Memo to PMPC staff from Max Isenbergh - April 9, 1951
  • Security and Market Policy - Security outline (Huntsberger) - June 27, 1951
  • Security and Market Policy - Market policy outline - June 5, 1951
  • Security and Market Policy - The materials position of the Soviet bloc (E. Ames)
  • Security and Market Policy - Assumptions on long-range market prospects for materials (Knorr)
  • Security and Market Policy - Stable markets as a long run objective (Gideonese)
  • Security and Market Policy - Monographs, staff studies, project papers of Security and Market Policy Division
  • Security and Market Policy - Problems of strategic stock piling (Mendershausen)
  • Security and Market Policy - Market policy issues - July 5, 1951
  • Security and Market Policy - Security assumptions and conclusions (Hunsberger)
  • Security and Market Policy - Security issues (S. & M. P. staff)
  • Security and Market Policy - Materials policy and enemy attack on the free world (Knorr)
  • Security and Market Policy - Buffer stocks outline (Knorr) - July 3, 1951
  • Security and Market Policy - Questions raised by Security and Market Policy staff to aid work of commodity specialists
  • Statistical Services - Spencer memo re: specify sources from statistical editorial staff
  • Technology - Technology group work schedule (R. Miller)
  • Technology - Some preliminary questions
  • Technology - Technical growth of metals to meet future needs (Clark)
  • Technology - Policy question in the technology area (Miller)
  • Technology - Commission meeting - agenda for technology - July 10, 1951
  • Technology - Chemicals and materials (Elias)
  • Technology - Technology draft (E. Hodgins) - May 30, 1951
  • Technology - Statement of PMPC Battelle project - May 8, 1951
  • Technology - Memo (R. Miller) to PMPC staff re: Battelle reports - October 3, 1951
  • Technology - Memo (R. Miller) to PMPC staff - (August 28) Battelle project
  • Technology - Outline for technology section of PMPC report (E. Hodgins)
  • Technology - Misc. (technology)

Box 12

  • General Analysis - Guide list - general references for commodity reports - June 1, 1951
  • General Analysis - Plan for handling commodity studies
  • General Analysis - Memo: to commodity reporters and other interested parties - June 26, 1951
  • General Analysis - Bulletin: to commodity studies staff - October 25, 1951
  • General Analysis - Technically qualified government personnel on commodities (Fritz)
  • General Analysis - Guidance notes for commodity studies (Alexander) - May 31, 1951
  • General Analysis - Commodity coverage (Alexander)
  • General Analysis - Guidance notes for commodity studies, No. 2
  • General Analysis - Guidance notes for commodity studies, No. 3
  • General Analysis - Checklist of commodities
  • General Analysis - Chart summary of antimony, beryllium, bismuth, cadmium
  • General Analysis - Guide list - general reference for commodity reports
  • General Analysis - Aluminum (preliminary outline)
  • General Analysis - Chemicals and materials, July 9, 1951
  • General Analysis - Cobalt (preliminary outline)
  • General Analysis - Copper (preliminary outline)
  • General Analysis - Copper (preliminary outline) commodity report No. 1 (Netschert)
  • General Analysis - Copper (preliminary outline) commodity report No. 2 (Netschert)
  • General Analysis - Chromium (preliminary outline) March 28, 1951
  • General Analysis - Fluorpar (preliminary outline) March 30, 1951
  • General Analysis - Iron ore (preliminary outline) March 28, 1951
  • General Analysis - Iron ore (commodity report) April 25, 1951
  • General Analysis - Lead (preliminary outline) March 29, 1951
  • General Analysis - Lead (commodity report) August 10, 1951
  • General Analysis - Light metals - problems of requirements and supply
  • General Analysis - Magnesium (PMPC)
  • General Analysis - Manganese (preliminary outline)
  • General Analysis - Manganese (summary)
  • General Analysis - Miscellaneous strategic materials (1st draft) Tatistcheff
  • General Analysis - Molybdenum (preliminary outline)
  • General Analysis - Nickel (preliminary outline)
  • General Analysis - Phosphate - resources and consumption
  • General Analysis - Potash (preliminary outline)
  • General Analysis - Rubber (preliminary outline)
  • General Analysis - Rubber (1st draft) Tatistcheff
  • General Analysis - Sulphur (preliminary outline)
  • General Analysis - Commodity report on sulphur (1st draft) Lehmann - June 4, 1951
  • General Analysis - Tin (preliminary outline) March 30, 1951
  • General Analysis - Titanium - August 23, 1951
  • General Analysis - Zinc (preliminary outline) March 29, 1951
  • General Analysis - Commodity report on zinc - August 13, 1951
  • General Analysis - Major problems facing the Commission (Alexander) June 13, 1951
  • General Analysis - Carbon black - July 2, 1951
  • General Analysis - The Material Basis of our Civilization (Alexander) June 13, 1951
  • General Analysis - Construction industry case study (Cabot) July 7, 1951
  • General Analysis - Materials requirement for building construction (Cabot - Stone) August 14, 1951
  • General Analysis - Construction industry case study (Cabot - Stone) and draft - August 27, 1951
  • General Analysis - "Historical Statistics of the U.S." (U.S. population) Harberger - July 23, 1951
  • General Analysis - Requirements projection (objective and assumptions) Harberger - May 15, 1951
  • General Analysis - Assumptions - methods for projection of foreign requirements, Harberger - June 20, 1951
  • General Analysis - Free world supplies and requirements of materials (long range supply problems)
  • General Analysis - Projection of materials requirements in 1975 (Harberger) - September 17, 1951

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: First Draft of Report

Box 13

  • First draft - PMPC
  • General Analysis - Chapter I
  • General Analysis - Chapter II
  • General Analysis - Chapter III
  • General Analysis - Chapter IV
  • General Analysis - Chapter V
  • General Analysis - Chapter VI
  • General Analysis - Chapter VII
  • General Analysis - Chapter VIII
  • General Analysis - Chapter IX
  • General Analysis - Chapter X
  • Commodity studies - introduction
  • Commodity studies (G.A.) Chapter I-A
  • Commodity studies (G.A.) Chapter I-B
  • Commodity studies (G.A.) Chapter I-C
  • Commodity studies (G.A.) Chapter II-A
  • Commodity studies (G.A.) Chapter II-B
  • Commodity studies (G.A.) Chapter II-C
  • Commodity studies (G.A.) Chapter II-D
  • Commodity studies (G.A.) Chapter III-A
  • Commodity studies (G.A.) Chapter III-B
  • Commodity studies (G.A.) Chapter III-C
  • Commodity studies (G.A.) Chapter III-D
  • Commodity studies (G.A.) Chapter III-E
  • Commodity studies (G.A.) Chapter IV-A-B-C
  • Commodity studies (G.A.) Chapter V-A
  • Commodity studies (G.A.) Chapter V-B
  • Commodity studies (G.A.) Chapter V-C
  • Commodity studies (G.A.) Chapter VI
  • Energy resources section - Chapter I
  • Energy resources section - Chapter I - Confidential
  • Energy resources section - Chapter VIII-A
  • Commodity studies (E.R.) - Chapter VIII-B

Box 14

  • Commodity studies (E.R.) - Chapter VIII-C
  • Commodity studies (E.R.) - Chapter VIII-D
  • Domestic resources - Chapter I
  • Domestic resources - Chapter II
  • Domestic resources - Chapter III
  • Domestic resources - Chapter IV
  • Domestic resources - Chapter V
  • Domestic resources - Chapter VI
  • Domestic resources - Chapter VII
  • Domestic resources - Chapter VIII
  • Domestic resources - Chapter IX
  • Domestic resources - Chapter X
  • Foreign resources - Chapter I
  • Foreign resources - Chapter II
  • Foreign resources - Chapter III
  • Foreign resources - Chapter IV
  • Foreign resources - Chapter V
  • Foreign resources - Chapter VI
  • Foreign resources - Chapter VII
  • Foreign resources - Chapter VIII
  • Foreign resources - Chapter IX
  • Materials position of the Soviet bloc - November 7, 1951
  • Problems of strategic stockpiling - October 26, 1951
  • Materials buffer stocks - October 24, 1951
  • Security - Chapter I
  • Security - Chapter II
  • Security - Chapter III
  • Security - Chapter IV
  • Security - Chapter V
  • Security - Chapter VI
  • Market policy - Chapter I
  • Market policy - Chapter II
  • Market policy - Chapter III
  • Market policy - Chapter IV
  • Market policy - Chapter V
  • Market policy - Chapter VI

Box 15

  • Energy resources - Chapter I
  • Technology - interim memorandum
  • Technology - Chapter I
  • Technology - Chapter IV
  • Technology - Chapter V
  • First draft - summary

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Second Draft of Report

  • General analysis (2nd draft) - Chapters I, II, III
  • General analysis - Chapter IV
  • G.A. commodity studies - copper - Chapter II-A
  • G.A. commodity studies - lead - Chapter II-B
  • Energy resources commodity studies - liquid fuels - Chapter VIII-A
  • Energy resources commodity studies - natural gas - Chapter VIII-B
  • Energy resources commodity studies - coal - Chapter VIII-C
  • Energy resources commodity studies - electric energy - Chapter VIII-D
  • Energy resources section
  • Domestic resources - Chapter I
  • Domestic resources - Chapter II

Box 16

  • Domestic resources - Chapter III
  • Domestic resources - Chapter IV
  • Domestic resources - Chapter V
  • Foreign resources - Chapter I
  • Foreign resources - Chapter II
  • Foreign resources - Chapter III
  • Foreign resources - Chapter IV
  • Foreign resources - Chapter V
  • Foreign resources - Chapter VI
  • Foreign resources - Chapter VII
  • Foreign resources - Chapter VIII
  • Foreign resources - Chapter IX
  • Security and market policy - materials buffer stocks
  • Security - Chapter I
  • Security - Chapter II, IV, VI, appendix
  • Security - Chapter III
  • Security - Chapter V
  • Security and market policy - Chapter VI (policy recommendation)
  • Security and market policy - market policy
  • Technology - Chapter I
  • Technology - Chapter II
  • Technology - Chapter IV
  • Technology - Chapter V

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Third Draft of Report

  • Editorial - working copy, "The Problem We Face " - November 5, 1951
  • Editorial - "The Problem We Face" - Chapter I - November 23, 1951
  • Editorial - "The Problem We Face" - Chapter I - January 21, 1952
  • Editorial - "Our Gargantuan Appetites" - Chapter II - November 23, 1951
  • Editorial - "Venezuela - The Materials Path to National Progress" - November 23, 1951
  • Energy resources (liquid fuels), Chapter A - November 23, 1951
  • Energy resources (natural gas), Chapter CS VIII-B
  • Energy resources (electric energy), Chapter VIII-D

Box 17

  • Energy - Chapter I
  • Energy - Chapter II
  • Foreign resources (No. 1) - Chapter I
  • Foreign resources (No. 1) - Chapter II
  • Foreign resources (No. 1) - Chapter III
  • Foreign resources (No. 1) - Chapter IV
  • Foreign resources (No. 1) - Chapter V
  • Foreign resources (No. 1) - Chapter VI
  • Foreign resources (No. 1) - Chapter VII
  • Foreign resources (No. 2) - Chapter I
  • Foreign resources (No. 2) - Chapter II
  • Foreign resources (No. 2) - Chapter III
  • Foreign resources (No. 2) - Chapter IV
  • Foreign resources (No. 2) - Chapter V
  • Foreign resources (No. 2) - Chapter VI
  • Foreign resources (No. 2) - Chapter VII
  • Foreign resources (No. 2) - Chapter VIII
  • Domestic resources - Chapter I
  • Domestic resources - Chapter II
  • Domestic resources - Chapter III
  • Domestic resources - Chapter IV
  • Domestic resources - Chapter V
  • Domestic resources - Forward to Chapters III, IV, V
  • Technology - Chapter I

Box 18

  • Technology - Chapter II-"What is Technology?"
  • Technology - Chapter III-"Promise of Technology for the Future"
  • Technology - Chapter III-A-"The Dominant Materials"
  • Technology - Chapter III-B-"The Problem Materials"
  • Technology - Chapter III-C-"The Aggressive Materials"
  • Technology - Chapter III-D-"Scare Underdeveloped Materials"
  • Technology - Chapter III-E-"New Tools for Technology"
  • Technology - Chapter IV-"Use of Materials by the Building Industry"
  • Technology - Chapter V-"Research and Materials"
  • Technology and materials problem - Chapter I
  • Technology and materials problem - Chapter I-A-Tools
  • Technology and materials problem - Chapter II-"Promise of Technology for the Future"
  • Technology and materials problem - Chapter II-A-"Dominant Materials"
  • Technology and materials problem - Chapter II-B-"Problem Materials"
  • Technology and materials problem - Chapter II-C-"Potential Materials"
  • Technology and materials problem - Chapter II-D-"Scarce Underdeveloped Materials"
  • Technology and materials problem - Chapter II-D-"New Tools to Solve Materials Problem"
  • Technology and materials problem - Chapter III-"Use of Materials by the Building Industry"
  • Security - Chapter I - "Materials Requirements Mobilization Planning"
  • Security - Chapter II - "Strategic Stockpiling"
  • Security - Chapter III - "Resources Expansion-Reserve, Capacity, etc."

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Icebox Draft

Box 19

  • Organization - Part VIII - "Strengthening Government Organization" (Index)
  • Materials - Part IV - "Making Materials Go Further"
  • Draft report (January 21, 1952) - Part I - Introduction
  • Draft report (January 21, 1952) - Part II - "Strengthening Domestic Resource Base"
  • Draft report - 5 chapters
  • Draft report (January 21, 1952) - Part III - "Strengthening the Free World Resource Base"
  • Draft report - Chapters I-VIII
  • Draft report (January 21, 1952) - Part IV - "Materials
  • Draft report (January 21, 1952) - Part V - "Strengthening the Energy Resource Base" (2 chapters)
  • Draft report (January 21, 1952) - Part VI - "Strengthening the Technology Resources"

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Drafts of Commodity Studies (January-April 1952) - Volume I

Box 20

  • Adhesive metals
  • Aluminum
  • Antimony
  • Beryllium
  • Bismuth (1)
  • Bismuth (2)
  • Cadmium
  • Chemicals
  • Coal
  • Copper
  • Electric energy
  • Flourspor
  • Iron and steel
  • Lead
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Miscellaneous strategic materials
  • Natural gas
  • Oil
  • Rubber
  • Sulphur
  • Tin
  • Titanium
  • Zinc
  • Zuconium

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Drafts of Commodity Studies (January-April 1952) - Volume II

  • Adhesive metals (Vol. II)
  • Aluminum - 1

Box 21

  • Aluminum - 2
  • Antimony
  • Beryllium
  • Bismuth
  • Cadmium
  • Chemicals
  • Copper
  • Fluorspor
  • Iron and steel
  • Lead
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Miscellaneous strategic minerals
  • Rubber (natural and synthetic)
  • Tin
  • Titanium
  • Zinc
  • Zuconium

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Previous Drafts Combined (Vol. 1, April 1952)

  • Introduction - Chapters I-V
  • General Introduction - Chapters I-V
  • Chapter I - Introduction
  • Chapter II - "Developing New Resources of Minerals"
  • Chapter III - "Making the Most of Timber Resources"

Box 22

  • Chapter IV - "Making the Most of Agricultural Resources"
  • Chapter V - "Obtaining Enough Water for Industry"
  • Foreign resources - Chapter I - Introduction
  • Foreign resources - Chapter II - "Private U.S. Investment in Resources"
  • Foreign resources - Chapter III - "Direct Assistance by Public Agencies"
  • Foreign resources - Chapter IV - "Need to Remove Barriers to World Trade in Raw Materials"
  • Foreign resources - Chapter V - "Reducing Market Instability"
  • Energy - Chapter I - "The Challenge of Energy"
  • Energy - Chapter II - "Oil"
  • Energy - Chapter III - "Natural Gas"
  • Energy - Chapter IV - "Coal"
  • Energy - Chapter V - "Electric Energy"
  • Energy - Chapter VI - "Energy in the Rest of the Free World"
  • Energy - Chapter VII - "An Energy Pattern for the Future"
  • Technology - Chapter I - "The Task for Technology"
  • Technology - Chapter II - "Measure of Technological Strength"
  • Technology - Chapter III - "Putting Technology to Work (Building Industry)
  • Technology - Chapter XXIII - "The Scope of Technology"
  • Technology - Chapter XXIV - "The Task for Technology"
  • Technology - Chapter XXV - "Technology - Government and Research"
  • Security - Chapter I - "Materials Policy"
  • Security - Chapter II - "Stretching Supply by Cutting Demand"
  • Security - Chapter III - "Building & Maintaining Stockpiles"
  • Security - Chapter IV - "Emergency Resources for Extra Production"
  • Security - Chapter V - "Soviet Materials Position"
  • Summary

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Previous Drafts Combined (Vols. II, III, IV, March-May 1952)

Box 23

  • Projection of materials demand for 1975
  • Estimates of U.S. & world resources and potential resources
  • Measures of raw materials production - consumption
  • Land productivity
  • Oil
  • An aid to mineral exploration
  • Rapid growth of electricity
  • Natural gas
  • Promise of technology (A-E)
  • Technology of forest products
  • (PMPC, Vol. IV) - Need for facts & analysis, PMPC, Vol. IV (2 folders)

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Previous Drafts Combined (Vol. V, March-April 1952)

Box 24

  • Point Four and materials development
  • Economic cooperation in Venezuela
  • U.S. direct private investment abroad in materials production (2 folders)
  • Taxation of Canadian industries (2 folders)
  • Mineral exploitation by the Federal Government (2 folders)
  • Federal mining laws and mineral leasing acts (2 folders)
  • Indirect Government operation through management controls as a means of foreign development (2 folders)
  • Report on water (transferred to NSRD) (2 folders)
  • Place of U.S. in free world forest economy (2 folders)
  • Requirements for timber products in relation to nation's forest resources (2 folders)
  • Counterpart funds for raw materials (2 folders)
  • Export-import loans for development (2 folders)
  • Guarantees for foreign investment (2 folders)
  • Incentives for mineral industries (2 folders)
  • Unpublished reports - "Resources of Alaska" (2 folders)
  • Role of solar energy (2 folders)
  • Geologic mapping - an aid to mineral exploration
  • Mineral policy - the need for facts and analysis
  • Charts (included in report)

Box 25

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Comments on Drafts of Report: General

  • General
  • Metals and minerals
  • Additive metals
  • Aluminum

Box 26

  • Antimony
  • Beryllium
  • Bismuth
  • Cadmium
  • Chemicals
  • Chemicals - special report
  • Copper - No. 1

Box 27

  • Copper - No. 2
  • Fluorspar
  • Iron and steel
  • Lead

Box 28

  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Rubber
  • Miscellaneous strategic materials
  • Sulphur
  • Tin
  • Titanium

Box 29

  • Zinc
  • Zuconium
  • Energy
  • Coal

Box 30

  • Electric energy
  • Energy natural gas
  • Petroleum - oil (folder 1)

Box 31

  • Petroleum - oil (folder 2)
  • Petroleum - oil (folder 3)
  • Petroleum - oil (folder 4)
  • Solar energy

Box 32

  • Domestic resources
  • Domestic resources - introduction
  • Domestic resources - agriculture
  • Domestic resources - timber
  • Domestic resources - water

Box 33

  • Foreign relations
  • Security

Box 34

  • Incentives for mineral industry
  • Technology
  • Organization
  • Promoting free world expansion
  • Resources of Alaska
  • Stockpiling materials for security
  • Projection of materials demand for 1975
  • Land productivity

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Reports and Studies

  • Water - Jack R. Barnes, consulting ground-water hydrologist
  • Standards - A key to a dynamic materials policy
  • Timber - prospective requirements for timber products in relation to the nation's forest resources

Box 35

  • Forest - place of the U.S. in the free world's forest economy
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of iron and steel
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of iron-ore supply
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of manganese
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of cobalt
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of columbium
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of nickel
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of tungsten
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of vanadium
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of coaking coals
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of scrap (raw material)
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of copper
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of lead
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of zinc
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of natural gas (with outline copy)
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of petroleum (with outline copy)
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of aluminum
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of magnesium
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of titanium
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of tin
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of sulphur, sulphides, sulphuric acid
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of potash supplies
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of fluorspar
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of zirconium
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of uncommon metals

Box 36

  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of coal
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of coaking coals
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of electrical energy transmission (with rough draft)
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of hydroelectric power
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of hydroelectric developments (2 copies)
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of unconventional sources of energy (with 3 rough drafts)
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of thermal generation of electricity (with 2 rough drafts)
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of discovery techniques (2 copies)
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of metallic production wastes
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of smelting and refining wastes
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the future of corrosion control
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in the recovery of ocean resources
  • Battelle Reports - Energy & fuels - notes on the overall energy picture (with rough draft)
  • Battelle Reports - Role of technology in increasing mineral supplies by waste control in beneficiation
  • Battelle Reports - Waste suppression - nonferrous scrap
  • Battelle Reports - Waste suppression - waste going into the atmosphere
  • Battelle Reports - Waste suppression - waste going into streams

Box 37

  • Metals and minerals - estimates of U.S. - world reserves & potential resources of coal, petroleum & natural gas - Dept. of Interior
  • Water - brief summary of overall water situation in 10 selected areas - Dept. of Interior
  • Coal products as raw materials for the chemical industry (Koppers Co., Inc.)
  • Building industry - report on technological developments (Little Report)
  • Petroleum chemicals - forecasts for DX - Standard Oil Development Co.
  • Minerals - Possibilities of improved discovery methods (National Research Council)
  • Natural gas and petroleum as industrial raw materials (Egloff-Universal oil products)

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY: Questionnaires - Minerals and Metals

Box 38

  • Alan Wood Steel Co.
  • Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Co.
  • Allied Chemical and Dye Corp.
  • Alphine Mining Co.
  • Alta United Mining Co.
  • Aluminum Co. of America
  • American Agricultural Chemical Co.
  • American Cyanamid Co.
  • American Machine and Metals, Inc.
  • American Metal Co.
  • American Smelting and Refining Co.
  • American Zinc, Lead and Smelting Co.
  • Anaconda Copper Mining Co.
  • Apex Smelting Co.
  • Arizona Barite Co.
  • Armco Steel Corp.
  • Asheville - Schoonmaker Mica Co.

Box 39

  • Baker, David D.
  • Banner Mining Co.
  • Beryllium Corp.
  • Bishop, D. and Co. - Platinum Works
  • Black Hawk Consolidated Mines
  • Bonneville, Ltd.
  • Bradley Mining Co.
  • Broadwater Zinc and Lead Co.
  • Brooks and Scanlon, Inc.
  • Brush Beryllium Co.
  • Bunker Hill and Sullivan Mining and Concentrating Co.
  • Callahan Zinc-Lead Co.
  • Calumet and Hecla Consolidated Copper Co.
  • Castro Chrome Association
  • Cerro De Pasco Copper Corp.
  • Ceylon Graphite Co.
  • Charleston Lead Mine

Box 40

  • Chief Consolidated Mining Co