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

1947-1948

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Size: 16 linear feet.
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. Ness (1961); David Clark (2012).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

Box 1

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION: General Administration

  • General
  • Production board for work control
  • Budget and finance
  • Minutes of meetings
  • Directories

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION: Organization

  • Appointment of Commission
  • Biographical material
  • White House social list
  • Organization charts
  • Background information

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION: Personnel

  • General
  • Data re staff possibilities: General (A-Z)
  • Data re staff possibilities: Consultants (A-Z)
  • Staff personnel files (A-Z)
  • Security investigations

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION: Hearings Before the Commission

  • General
  • Schedules: Daily, with weekly recap
  • Schedules: Public hearings
  • Schedules: Executive sessions
  • Reporting service

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION: Records and Reference Service

  • Security of information
  • Access to records
  • Information notebooks
  • Disposition

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION: Reference Material

  • Material in Commission library
  • Classified material borrowed from other agencies

Box 2

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION: Publicity re Commission

  • Press Conference
  • News clippings (July & August 1947)
  • News clippings (September 1947)
  • News clippings (October 1947)
  • News clippings (November 1947)
  • News clippings (December 1947)
  • Pictures of Commission
  • Broadcast

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION: Relations with other agencies

  • General

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION: Relations with and information re Congressional Aviation Policy Board

  • General
  • Organization and background
  • Staff memoranda
  • Hearings
  • Reports

Box 3

PUBLIC HEARINGS

  • September 15: Air Transport Association: Land, E.S., et. al. [1 of 2]
  • September 15: Air Transport Association: Land, E.S., et. al. [1 of 2]
  • September 16: American Airlines: - Smith, C. R.
  • September 16: American Overseas Airlines: - Slater, John

Box 4

  • September 16: Chicago and Southern Airlines: - Putnam, Carleton
  • September 17: Braniff Airways, Inc.: - Braniff, T.E.
  • September 17: Chadbourne, Wallace, Parke, & Whiteside: - Brophy, Gerald
  • September 17: Commerce Department: - Alison, John R.
  • September 17: Eastern Air Lines: - Rickenbacker, E.V.
  • September 17: Capital Airlines: - Monro, C. Bedell
  • September 17: Transcontinental & Western Air, Inc.: - Cohu, La Motte T.
  • September 22: Air Cargo, Inc.: - Glass, Fred M.
  • September 22: Air Freight Forwarder Assn.: - Dean, Allen

Box 5

  • September 22: Council of Local Service Airlines: - Garside, Joseph
  • September 22: Independent Airfreight Assn.: - Slick, Earl
  • September 23: Burden, W.A.M. (former Assistant Secretary of Commerce)
  • September 23: International Civil Aviation Organization: - Kuter, Laurence S., Maj. Gen.
  • September 23: National Aviation Trades Assn.: - Howard, Beverly, et. al.
  • September 23: United Air Lines, Inc.: - Patterson, W. A.
  • September 24: Aeronautical Radio, Inc.: - Rentzel, D. W.

Box 6

  • September 24: Atlantic Airlines, Inc.: - Solomon, S. J.
  • September 24: Independent Air Carriers Conference: -- Klak, John J.
  • September 24: Pacific Overseas Airlines: - Brent, Joseph
  • September 24: Sea-Air Committee: - Ford, Tirey L.
  • September 29: Aircraft Industries Assn.: - Echols, Oliver P.

Box 7

  • September 29: Bell Aircraft Corp.: - Bell, Lawrence D.
  • September 29: Cessna Aircraft Co.: - Wallace, Dwane L.
  • September 29: Curtiss-Wright Corp.: Richardson, L.B., Adm.
  • September 29: Fairchild Engine & Airplane Corp.: - Ward, J. Carleton, Jr.
  • September 29: Republic Aircraft Corp.: - Peale, Mundy I.
  • September 29: Sikorsky Aircraft Div., United Aircraft: - Sikorsky Igor I.
  • September 30: Allison Division, General Motors Corp: - Hazen, Ronald M.
  • September 30: Bendix Aviation Corp.: - Ferguson, Malcolm P.
  • September 30: Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp.: - Lombard, Albert E.

Box 8

  • September 30: Boeing Aircraft Co.: - Allen, William M.
  • September 30: Curtiss-Wright Corp.: - Vaughan, Guy W.
  • September 30: Douglas Aircraft Co., Inc.: - Hunt, Ralph V.
  • September 30: Martin, Glenn L., Co.: - Martin, Glenn L.
  • September 30: North American Aviation, Inc.: - Kindleberger, James H.
  • September 30: Northrop Aircraft, Inc.: - Northrop, John K.
  • September 30: United Aircraft Corp.: - Horner, Horace Mansfield

Box 9

  • October 1: Engineering and Research Corp.: - Berliner, Henry A.
  • October 1: Continental, Inc.,: - Fulton, Robert E., Jr.
  • October 1: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp.:-Swirbul, Leon A.
  • October 1: Murray, Roger F. (Bankers Trust Co., N.Y.)
  • October 1: Pan American Airways System: - Trippe, Juan
  • October 2: Pan American - Grace Airways, Inc.: - Roig, Harold J.
  • October 14: Aircraft Industries Assn.: - Echols, Oliver P., Maj. Gen.
  • October 14: Allison Div., - General Motors Corp.: - Clevering, Richard B.
  • October 14: Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corp.: - Ward, J. Carleton, Jr.

Box 10

  • October 14: Lockheed Aircraft Corp.: - Gross, Robert E.
  • October 14: Piasecki Helicopter Corp.: - Piasecki, F.N.
  • October 14: Rosenheim, H. H. (formerly of Army Air Force)
  • October 14: Sperry Gyroscope Co.: - Bassett, Preston R.
  • October 15: Aviation Maintenance Corp.: - Stunkel, Reagan C.
  • October 15: Cal-Aero Technical Institute: - Mosley, C.C.
  • October 15: U.S. Flying Boats: - Schildhauer, G.H., Capt
  • October 15: Weber Showcase & Fixture Co.: - Buckley, Charles B.

Box 11

  • October 20: Civil Aeronautics Administration: - Wright, T.P. [1 of 6]
  • October 20: Civil Aeronautics Administration: - Wright, T.P. [2 of 6]
  • October 20: Civil Aeronautics Administration: - Wright, T.P. [3 of 6]
  • October 20: Civil Aeronautics Administration: - Wright, T.P. [4 of 6]
  • October 20: Civil Aeronautics Administration: - Wright, T.P. [5 of 6]
  • October 20: Civil Aeronautics Administration: - Wright, T.P. [6 of 6]

Box 12

  • October 20: National Assn. of State Aviation Officials: - Cornish, C.F., et al.
  • October 20: Port of New York Authority: Buckley, James C.
  • October 20: Port of New York Authority: Law, Hervey
  • October 21: Air Reserve Assn. of U.S.: - Lewis, William C.
  • October 21: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe R.R.: - Gurley, F.G.
  • October 21: Douglas Aircraft Co., Inc.: - Raymond, A.E.
  • October 21: National Aeronautics Assn.: - Pogue, L. Welch

Box 13

  • October 27: Civil Aeronautics Board: - Landis, James M., et al. [1 of 3]
  • October 27: Civil Aeronautics Board: - Landis, James M., et al. [2 of 3]
  • October 27: Civil Aeronautics Board: - Landis, James M., et al. [3 of 3]
  • October 27: Post Office Department: - Aiken, Paul, et al

Box 14

  • October 28: Minnesota, University of: - Akerman, John D.
  • October 28: Association of American Railroads: - Fletcher, R.V., Judge
  • October 28: Boston and Maine Railroad: - Glacey, George F.
  • October 28: Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad CO., - James, Russell B.
  • October 28: Illinois Central Railroad: - Webb, R.A.
  • October 28: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics: - Dryden, Hugh L., Dr.
  • October 28: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics: Victory, John F.
  • October 28: Railway Express Agency, Inc: - Merritt, K.N.
  • October 28: Research and Development Board: - Bush, Vannevar, Dr.
  • October 29: De Florez Engineering Co.: - De Florez, Louis
  • October 29: Douglas Aircraft Co., Inc.: - Douglas, Donald W.

Box 15

  • October 29: Western Council of Local Service Airlines: - Hicks, Gwin, et al
  • October 29: Willis Air Service, Inc.: - Willis, Chas. F., Jr.
  • October 30: Goodyear Aircraft Corp.: - Litchfield, Paul W., et al
  • October 30: Rosehdahl, C.E. -(Vice Admiral, USN (Ret)
  • November 11: Army, U.S.: - Eisenhower, Dwight, Gen.
  • November 11: Brownell, George A. - (Brig. Gen., USA (Ret))
  • November 12: Navy, U.S.: - Nimitz, Chester W., Adm.
  • November 17: Air Force, U.S.: - Spaatz, Carl, Gen.
  • November 17: Columbia University: - Berle, Adolph A.
  • November 18: Massachusetts Institute of Technology: - Compton, Karl T.
  • November 18: Patterson, Robert P. (formerly Assistant Secretary of War)

Box 16

  • November 24: American Airlines: - Damon, Ralph S. November 24: United Steelworkers of America: - McDonald, David
  • November 28: Nelson, Donald M. (formerly of W.P.B.)
  • November 28: Air Force, Department of: - Symington, W. Stuart
  • November 28: Commerce Department: - Harriman, W. Averell
  • December 1: de Seversky, Alexander P. (as an individual)
  • December 1: National Air Council: - Davison, F. Trubee
  • December 1: State Department: - Lovett, Robert A.

Box 17

  • December 2: Airline Pilots Assn.: - Behncke, David L.
  • December 2: Army, Department of the: Royall, Kenneth C.
  • December 2: Navy, Department of the: - Sullivan, John L.
  • December 3: Gates, Artemus L. (formerly Assistant Secretary of Navy)
  • December 3: Defense, Secretary of: - Forrestal, James

EXECUTIVE SESSIONS, INFORMAL MEETINGS, AND BRIEFS AND STATEMENTS FILED WITHOUT HEARING

  • August 18: Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • August 19: Lovett, Robert (Under Secretary of State): Symington, Stuart (Secretary of Air Force Dept): Vandenberg, Gen. (Army Air Force)
  • August 22: Aircraft Industries Assn. - Echols, Oliver P.
  • September 8: Harriman, W. Averell (Secretary of Commerce)
  • September 8: Norton, Garrison (as Chairman, Air Coordinating Committee)
  • September 8: Norton, Garrison (as Assistant Secretary of State

Box 18

  • September 8: Foster, William C. (Under Secretary of Commerce); Alison, John (Assistant Secretary of Commerce)
  • September 8: Landis, James M.; Ryan, Oswald; Lee, Josh (Civil Aeronautics Board)
  • September 9: Webb, James E. (Director, Bureau of the Budget)
  • September 9: Brown, John Nicholas (Assistant Secretary of Navy for Air)
  • September 9: Symington, W. Stuart
  • September 16: Air Force, Army - Spaatz, General, et al
  • September 17: Bureau of Aeronautics, Navy Department
  • September 17: Northwest Airlines, Inc. - Hunter Croil
  • September 18: Harper, Robert W. (Maj. Gen., Air Transport Command, U.S. Army)
  • September 18: Reeves, J.W., Jr. (Rear Adm., Naval Air Transport Service)
  • September 18: Bureau of Aeronautics, Navy Department
  • September 25: United Aircraft Corp. - Rentschler, Frederick B.
  • September 25: Army Air Force - re Procurement
  • September 29: Stanford Research Institute
  • September 30: Central Intelligence Group
  • October 1: Gulick, Luther (Institute of Public Admn.)
  • October 3: Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • October 6: Brookings Institution - Meriam, Lewis, et al
  • October 7: Brownlow, Louis (Public Adm. Clearing House)
  • October 8: Flavin, Thomas J. (Judicial Officer, Dept of Agriculture)
  • October 9: Coy, Wayne (WINX Broadcasting Co.)

Box 19

  • October 10: Budget, Bureau of the Jones, J. Weldon, et al
  • October 10: David, Paul (International Civil Aviation Organization)
  • October 10: Pois, Joseph (Signode Steel Strapping Co.)
  • October 13: Army, U.S.- Generals Eisenhower, Devers and Quesada
  • October 14: Harris, Luke
  • October 15: Betts, Allan W. (Executive Research)
  • October 16: Tibbitts, Kennard W. (National Credit Office, Inc.)
  • October 16: Damon, Ralph (as an individual)
  • October 16: Emmerich, Herbert (Public Administration Clearing House)
  • October 20: Mooney, James D.
  • October 20: Wright, T.P. (as an individual)
  • October 20: Davis, Paul R. (Gulf Airways, Inc.)
  • October 21: National Association of State Aviation Officials - Lazarus, William C., et al
  • October 21: Gallery, D.V., Admiral (Navy Department)
  • October 23: Interstate Commerce Commission - Aitchison, Clyde B.
  • October 23: Appleby, Paul H. (Maxwell Graduate School of Citizenship, Syracuse University)
  • October 23: Dubuque, Jean H.
  • October 23: U.S. Maritime Commission - Smith, W. W., Vice Admiral
  • October 23: Nelson, Donald
  • October 23: Federal Communications Commission - Denny, Chas. R., Jr., et. al
  • October 24: Air Force, U.S. - Training Division
  • October 24: Navy Department - Naval Air Training - Moss, J.B., Capt.
  • October 27: Air Force, U.S. - Craigie, William, Maj. Gen., and Gillespie, J.M., Col.
  • October 27: Callery, Francis
  • October 23: Douglas Aircraft Co. (re Rand Project)

Box 20

  • October 28: Bureau of Aeronautics - Navy Department, Pride, A.M., Rear Admiral
  • October 29: Skytrain Airways, Inc. - David, Roy B.
  • October 30: Pogue, L. Welch (former Chairman, CAB)
  • October 15: Pennsylvania Aircraft Syndicate, Ltd. - Wilford, E. Burke
  • November 1: Aircraft Industries Assn. - Personal - Aircraft Council - Geuting, Joseph T., Jr.
  • November 3: Forrestal, James (Secretary of Defense)
  • November 5: Saunders, George P.
  • November 5: Lee, Paul F., Rear Admiral (Chief of Naval Research)
  • November 10: Air Force, U.S. - McConnell, J.P., Brig. Gen.
  • November 11: Hargraves, Thomas J. (Chairman, Munitions Board) Hill, Arthur M. (Chairman, National Security Resources Board)
  • November 12: Bryan, Leslie A. (National Assn. of University Administrators of Aviation Education)
  • November 13: Marshall, George C. (Secretary of State)
  • November 14: MacArthur, Douglas, General
  • November 19: Bryant, Leland A.