Alfred Schindler Papers

Dates: 1918-1976

Under Secretary of Commerce, 1945-1946

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Size: 15 linear feet, 4 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: Harry Clark (1961); Jan Davis and David Clark (2016); David Clark (2017).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

MATERIAL CONCERNING THE DEFENSE PLANT CORPORATION AND PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE, 1942-1943

Box 1

  • Procedure of Defense Plant Corporation in establishing plancors and in completing them (2 binders)
  • Report of the Consultant Division, Defense Plant Corporation, 1942-1943 (1 binder)
  • Report of the Statistical and Economic Division of Defense Plant Corporation concerning Strategic Material (Report ND 18 as of April 14, 1942) (1 binder)
  • Report of the Statistical and Economic Division of Defense Plant Corporation concerning Strategic Material (Report ND 18 as of December 31, 1942) (1 binder)
  • Projects of Defense Plant Corporation for July and August 1942
  • Projects of Defense Plant Corporation, August 13-17, 1942, Block I, Groups A & B, 1942 (1 binder)
  • Projects of Defense Plant Corporation, August 13-17, 1942, Block II, Groups A & B, 1943 (1 binder)
  • Projects of Defense Plant Corporation by classification and type (1 binder)

Box 2

  • Status of Projects by Classification (1 binder)
  • Progress Report of Plancors located in areas 7 & 8
  • Plancors of Defense Plant Corporation (listed in Numerical Order) (1 binder)
  • Plancors in Production - Number of Projects by area (1 binder)
  • Special "Slow Plancor" Drive - Special "Drive for 1942 Production Completion" (1 binder)
  • Permanente Metals Corporation, Oakland, California, Plancor 707 (Binder of Photographs)
  • California Shipbuilding Corporation Terminal Island, California (Binder of Photographs)
  • Bell & Howell Company Building, Plancor 711 (Binder of Photographs)
  • Steel Expansion Program (1 binder)

Box 3

  • Tax Amortization Projects Privately Financed and Completed in 1942-1943 (1 binder)
  • War Department Financed Facilities (1 binder)
  • Analysis of Navy Financed Facilities Expansions (1 binder)
  • Miscellaneous Material Concerning the Defense Plant Corporation: (1) A 7" by 9" Notebook containing phone numbers, memorandums, organization charts, blank forms, directives, etc.
  • Miscellaneous Material Concerning the Defense Plant Corporation: (2) Forms used in contracts between the Defense Plant Corporation and Corporations or Contractors doing Defense Work
  • Miscellaneous Material Concerning the Defense Plant Corporation: (3) Bulletins, memorandums, newspaper clippings, graphs, organization charts, blank forms, magazine articles, etc. (Bulletins I)

Box 4

  • Miscellaneous Material Concerning the Defense Plant Corporation: (4) Bulletins, memorandums, newspaper clippings, graphs, organization charts, blank forms, magazine articles, etc. (Bulletins II)
  • Miscellaneous Material Concerning the Defense Plant Corporation: (5) Bulletins, memorandums, newspaper clippings, graphs, organization charts, blank forms, magazine articles, etc. (Bulletins III)
  • Bulletins to Regional Consultants of the Defense Plant Corporation, January-August 14, 1942
  • Bulletins to Regional Consultants of the Defense Plant Corporation, August 15, 1942-April 26, 1943
  • Bulletins to Regional Consultants (Duplicates)
  • Tools Division, War Production Board

Box 5

  • Letters Sent by Alfred Schindler ("Consultant Correspondence") February 6, 1942-August 6, 1942

Box 6

  • Letters Sent by Alfred Schindler ("Consultant Correspondence") August 7, 1942-March 13, 1943

Box 7

  • Letters Sent by Alfred Schindler ("Consultant Correspondence") March 13, 1943-May 18, 1943
  • Personal Correspondence of Alfred Schindler ("Washington Letters") January 19, 1942-July 31, 1942

Box 8

  • Personal Correspondence of Alfred Schindler ("Washington Letters") August 1, 1942-February 28, 1943

Box 9

  • Personal Correspondence of Alfred Schindler ("Washington Letters") March 1, 1943-May 24, 1943
MATERIAL CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE, 1945-1946
  • Personal Correspondence of Alfred Schindler, March 28, 1945-September 30, 1945

Box 10

  • Personal Correspondence of Alfred Schindler, October 1, 1945-February 28, 1946

Box 11

  • Personal Correspondence of Alfred Schindler, March 1, 1946-September 30, 1946

Box 12

  • Personal Correspondence of Alfred Schindler, October 1, 1946-December 5, 1946
  • Department of Commerce, Supplemental Estimates of Appropriation of Fiscal Year 1946
  • Department of Commerce, Congressional Justification Supplemental Estimates of Appropriation Fiscal Year 1946 (Binder)
  • Department of Commerce, Estimate of Appropriation Fiscal Year 1947
  • Department of Commerce, Congressional Justification, Estimate of Appropriation Fiscal Year 1947

Box 13

  • Department of Commerce, Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, Budget Estimates 1947 (1 Binder)
  • Department of Commerce, Office of the Secretary, Departmental Field Service, Budget Estimate 1947
  • Department of Commerce, Supplementary Statements, Estimate of Appropriation Fiscal Year 1947 (1 Binder)
  • Automobile Industry, Analyzing Markets, Costs, and Profits
  • Automobile Industry Reports
  • The Hemp Industry, Program for the Development of (Binder)
  • National Fire Works Company
  • Congressional Record (Issues of December 20, 1945; February 21, 1946; June 14, 1946)

Box 14

  • White House Press Conferences
  • Summary of Current Comment (A Daily Digest of Economic News and Comment Prepared by the Office of Information, Department of Commerce) (2 Folders)
  • Special Bulletins and Reports Concerning the Department of Commerce (2 Folders)

Box 15

  • "Bureau" and "Office" Reports (3 Folders) (These Reports Concern the Various Bureaus and Offices under the Department of Commerce)

Box 16

  • Cabinet Reports (2 Folders) (Weekly Report on Foreign and Domestic Economic Developments, Prepared by the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce for the Use of the Secretary at Cabinet Meetings in 1945-1946)
  • Thirty-Third Annual Report of the Secretary of Commerce, 1945
  • Department of Commerce Filing Instructions

Box 17

  • Department of Commerce Organization Charts
  • Department of Commerce Meeting of Director's Office and Regional Representatives on Plan of Organization, Washington, August 13-18, 1945 (1 Binder)
  • Department of Commerce Inter and Intra Departmental Committee (Contacts and Conferences Section)
  • Summary Statement Concerning the Present Status of Regional and District Offices as a Result of Field Surveys During October 1946
  • Business Advisory Council
  • Business Economics, Office of
  • Census, Bureau of

Box 18

  • Civilian Defense Property, Office of (2 Folders)
  • Civilian Defense Property Board
  • Domestic Commerce, Office of
  • Field Operations, Office of
  • National Distribution Council
  • Small Business Advisory Committee

Box 19

  • Small Business, Office of
  • Small Business, Organization and Functions of the Office (Binder)
  • Surplus Property, Office of (2 Folders)
  • Surplus Property Board, Regulations of
  • Surplus Property Bulletins
  • Surplus Property Report on Analysis of Acquisitions and Disposals

Box 20

  • Secretary's Policy Conference Meetings - Under Secretary's Staff Meetings
  • Secretary Wallace's Daily Callers, August 18, 1945-September 20, 1946
  • "Statements" and "Releases" by Henry Wallace (2 Folders), March 1945-April 12, 1946

Box 21

  • "Statements" and "Releases" by Henry Wallace (2 Folders), April 22, 1946-September 20, 1946
  • "Statements" and "Releases" by Alfred Schindler (2 Folders)

Box 22

  • "Statements" and "Releases" by Alfred Schindler, (Folder #3)
  • Memorandums Sent by Under Secretary Alfred Schindler, May 1945-1946
  • Acting Secretary of Commerce Alfred Schindler
  • Alfred Schindler - Personal (State Income Payments - Regional Progress Compiled by U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Business Economics, August 1946) (Binder)
  • "Statements" and "Releases" by W. Averell Harriman
MISCELLANEOUS MATERIAL, 1918-1976 (NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS, MAGAZINE ARTICLES, CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.)

Box 23

  • 1934-February 1942

Box 24

  • March 1942-October 1942

Box 25

  • November 1942-March 1943

Box 26

  • April 1943-December 1943

Box 27

  • January 1944-February 1945

Box 28

  • March 1945-May 1945

Box 29

  • June 1945-November 1945

Box 30

  • December 1945-April 1946

Box 31

  • May 1946-August 1946

Box 32

  • September 1946

Box 33

  • October 1946-1955

Box 34

  • Business Advisory Council for the Department of Commerce, 1945-1946 (3" x 5" Books)
  • Note Cards (4" x 5") of Mr. Schindler's for the Period, April 12, 1945 to December 4, 1946 (Appointments, Phone Messages, Etc.)
  • Note Cards (3" x 5" Arranged Alphabetically) containing Name, Position, Address, and Phone Numbers

Box 35

  • Pamphlets [1 of 2]
  • Pamphlets [2 of 2]
  • Reports
  • Correspondence [2017 accretion]
  • Personal [2017 accretion]
  • Truman, Bess [2017 accretion]
  • Truman, Harry S. [2017 accretion]
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