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Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions and Boards: Records of the President's Scientific Research Board (Record Group 220)

1946-1947

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Size: 5 linear feet, 8 linear inches.
Access: Open.
Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the copyrights in this material and in any other material received by the U.S. government and maintained in a depository administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Documents created by U.S. government officials in the course of their official duties are in the public domain. Copyright interest in other documents presumably belongs to the creators of those documents, or their heirs.
Processed by: Jerry N. Hess (1962), David Clark (2012).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

SUBJECT FILE

Box 1

  • General correspondence, A
  • General correspondence, B
  • General correspondence, C
  • General correspondence, D
  • General correspondence, E
  • General correspondence, F
  • General correspondence, G
  • General correspondence, H
  • General correspondence, I
  • General correspondence, J
  • General correspondence, K
  • General correspondence, L
  • General correspondence, Mc
  • General correspondence, N
  • General correspondence, O
  • General correspondence, P
  • General correspondence, Q
  • General correspondence, R
  • General correspondence, S
  • General correspondence, T
  • General correspondence, U
  • General correspondence, V
  • General correspondence, W
  • General correspondence, X, Y, Z
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Atomic Commission
  • Bureau of Budget
  • Bureau of the Census
  • Scientific Apparatus Makers of America
  • Civil Service Commission
  • Department of Commerce
  • Bureau of Engraving
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • Federal Security Agency
  • Federal Works Agency
  • Goodrich, Nathaniel H.
  • G.P.O.
  • Inter Office Memoranda
  • Department of the Interior
  • National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
  • Department of Justice
  • Labor Department
  • Library of Congress
  • Maritime Commission
  • National Bureau of Standards
  • National Research Council
  • Office of Temporary Controls
  • Post Office Department
  • President's Advisory Commission on Universal Training
  • Joint Research and Development Board

Box 2

  • President's Commission on Higher Education
  • Reconstruction Finance Corporation
  • Security Advisory Board
  • State Department
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Navy Department
  • Treasury Department
  • U.S. Public Health
  • Veterans Administration
  • Office of Scientific Research and Development
  • War Department
  • Intra-Agency Coordination
  • Kidd, Charles V.
  • Kingsley, J. Donald
  • Ladiker, Irving
  • Oliver, Mae
  • Powers, Philip N.
  • Steadman, Robert
  • President's Scientific Research Board
  • Thurston, John L.
  • Steelman, John R.
  • Scientific Legislation Publications
  • Personnel Applications
  • Personnel Itinerary
  • Request Forms...
  • Requests for Report "Science and Public Policy"
  • Legal Bases for Research and Development [1 of 2]

Box 3

  • Legal Bases for Research and Development [2 of 2]
  • Minutes of the First Meeting
  • Expenditures for Research in Universities
  • Reports on the legal basis for research in Federal government
  • Comments on PSRB Reports
  • Science and Public Policy, Volume One, A Program for the Nation
  • Scientific Manpower Report, Preliminary Draft
  • Scientific Manpower Report Appendices, Preliminary Draft

Box 4

  • Preliminary Report on Medical Research Activities of the Federal Government
  • Research and Development Division Annual Report, 1946
  • Air Gun Tests Penetration of Industrial Structural Elements by Small Incendiary Bombs
ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE SECRETARY FILE: Administrative
  • Schedule on Reports
  • Memorandum
  • Schedules of Reports on PSRB
  • Chart Reproduction
  • Issuances
ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE SECRETARY FILE: Agencies
  • CAA-Medical Service
  • CAA-Documentary Material
  • Commerce-Maritime Commission

Box 5

  • Atomic Energy Commission, A.C. Wolf, Analyst (Facilities Coordinator)
  • "Project Cards" Financial Summary-Agriculture
  • Office of Experiment Stations-Agriculture
  • United States Maritime Commission
  • National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics
  • Fish and Wildlife Service-Interior
  • National Parks-Interior
  • Smithsonian (Kingsley)-Interior
  • Justice
  • Bureau of Reclamation, Department of Interior-Narrative Statement
  • Federal Works Agency
  • FWA-Public Roads Administration-Narrative Statement
  • T.V.A.
  • Office of Scientific Research and Development
  • Science Advisory Board, Recommendations
  • Confidential Committees of the Navy Department
  • Treasury Department
  • U.S. Mint-Treasury Department
  • Veterans Administration
  • War Assets Administration
  • Research and Development-Smithsonian Institution
  • War-Signal Corps-Scheduling
  • War-Quartermaster Corps
  • War Department-General
ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE SECRETARY FILE: Organizations
  • F.S.A.
  • F.S.A. Public Health
  • Industrial Research Institute
  • National Inventors Council
  • Activities of the Interdepartmental Committee on Scientific and Cultural Cooperation

Box 6

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE SECRETARY FILE: Administrative
  • Research and Development Funds
  • Obstacles to Effective Training
  • Research and Development-Government Liaison (John Thurston)
  • Scientific Personnel
  • Research and Development Budget
  • Research, General
SCIENTIFIC ADVISER TO THE BOARD
  • Administrative
  • Chalkley-Correspondence
  • Notes on Meetings-Chalkley
  • Payroll-Per diem-Lyman Chalkley
  • Conference Reports-General
  • Chalkley-Travel
  • Chalkley-Miscellaneous Incoming Correspondence
  • Chalkley-Chronological File
  • Executive Order 9791
  • Legislation
  • McCann-Erickson, Inc.-Dr. Steuart H. Britt
  • National Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, 1947
  • Memorandum
  • National Association of Manufacturers
  • PSRB Report-Outlines
  • Drafts of Final Report of the Board and Related Data
  • Drafts-PSRB
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Harvard University
  • University Patent Policies

Box 7

ADVISER ON ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATION
  • Steadman
ADVISER ON SCIENTIFIC PERSONNEL
  • Count of Government Scientists
  • Government Questionnaires [1 of 10]
  • Government Questionnaires [2 of 10]
  • Government Questionnaires [3 of 10]

Box 8

  • Government Questionnaires [4 of 10]
  • Government Questionnaires [5 of 10]
  • Government Questionnaires [6 of 10]
  • Government Questionnaires [7 of 10]
  • Government Questionnaires [8 of 10]

Box 9

  • Government Questionnaires [19 of 10]
  • Government Questionnaires [10 of 10]
  • Tabulations of Questionnaires to Scientists
  • Punch Card of NCA Faculty Study
  • Card Record of Government Scientists
DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL RESEARCH STUDIES: Administrative
  • General Correspondence

Box 10

DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL RESEARCH STUDIES: Agencies
  • Army-Research
  • Civil Aeronautics Administration
  • Weather Bureau-Commerce
  • Special Devices Progress Report, Research and Development Projects March 1947 (Navy Department, ONR)
  • Navy-Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
  • Outlines, Staff Memos, etc.
  • Army-Surgeon General's Office
  • War Department-General
  • War Department-Army Air Force
  • Quartermaster General-War
DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL RESEARCH STUDIES: American Medical Association
  • Journal of American Medical Association
DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL RESEARCH STUDIES: Committees
  • Committee on Medical Care
DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL RESEARCH STUDIES: Foundations
  • Informal Conference Committee on Research in Medical Science
  • Foundations
  • Drafts of Reports on Medical Research
  • General Information--Medical Research

Box 11

DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL RESEARCH STUDIES: Grants and Endowments
  • Grants and Endowments
DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL RESEARCH STUDIES: President's Scientific Research Board
  • President's Scientific Research Board General Information
DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL RESEARCH STUDIES: Questionnaires
  • Questionnaires
DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL RESEARCH STUDIES: Travel
  • New York Trip, March 16-21
  • Southern Trip, April 7-16
  • Middle Western Trip, April 21-May 2
DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL RESEARCH STUDIES: Universities
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Indiana University
  • Medical Schools
  • Long Island College of Medicine
  • New York University
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Yale University
SECURITY CLASSIFIED RECORDS
  • General Subject File, Charles V. Kidd
  • Records, Howard M. Kline
  • Drafts of Final Report of the Board
DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL RESEARCH
  • PSRB-General Material
  • J.L. Thurston-Chronological File
  • John L. Thurston

Box 12

  • General Correspondence
  • President's Commission on Higher Education-General
  • President's Commission on Higher Education Report-Faculty Personnel for Higher Education
  • President's Commission on Higher Education Report-The Goal-Equal Educational Opportunity
  • Educational Legislation
  • Travel
  • Used Stencils-President's Commission on Higher Education
  • Control Sheets for Project Cards
  • Mimeographing Requests
  • A Memorandum Report, Air Guns Tests, Penetration of Industrial Structural Elements
  • Committee on Federal Scientific Personnel
  • Employment Service (NPA) John Thurston
  • Hold
  • Interdepartmental Committee on Science
  • Grants-in-aid
  • Maritime Commission (Shipbuilding)

Box 13

  • Memos from Steelman re Letters to be Written
  • Military Information
  • Hold
  • National Science Foundation
  • Special Memos
  • Special-Radio Talks, Speeches, etc.
  • Memos for Stowe
  • Statistical Commission
  • Veterans Problems
  • Scientific Agency-Kilgore Bill, S-1297; Magnusson Bill, S-1285
  • Wages
  • RFC Rubber
  • Draft of Health Message-5/7/47
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