Charles M. Hulten Papers

Dates: 1942-1963

Deputy Director, Office of War Information, 1944-1945; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, 1946-1951

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

OFFICE OF FACTS AND FIGURES

Box 1

  • General
  • Current information objectives

OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION

  • Appropriations for fiscal year 1946
  • Austrian program
  • Bulgaria
  • Bureau of the Budget circulars
  • Bureau of Intelligence (O.W.I.)
  • Bureau of Research and Analysis (O.W.I.)
  • Campbell, Douglas W. - memoranda
  • Chief of Staff, U.S. Army - biennial report to the Secretary of War
  • Clearance applications
  • Clippings, speeches, and articles (3 folders)

Box 2

  • Congressional hearings information (2 folders)
  • Editors' attitudes on Federal information programs
  • Filmstrip, steps in making
  • Germany - reparations and economic conditions
  • Guidance notes and basic directives
  • Hulten, Charles - personal correspondence
  • Interim International Information Service
  • Italy - Allied Publication Board
  • Job descriptions
  • Navy management program

Box 3

  • O.W.I. and Government information policies, April, 1944-February, 1945 (7 folders)

Box 4

  • O.W.I. and Government information policies, March-August, 1945 (6 folders)
  • Organization (2 folders)

Box 5

  • Outpost reports, 1942-1945 (4 folders)
  • Overseas Branch, New York Review Board
  • Overseas News and Features Bureau (3 folders)
  • Program Guide - Belgium and Luxembourg

Box 6

  • Program Guide - Denmark
  • Program Guide - France
  • Program Guide - Germany (2 drafts)
  • Program Guide - Norway
  • Program Guide - Poland

Box 7

  • Program Guide - Spain
  • Project 401 (welfare of enlisted men)
  • Projection of America
  • Propaganda - distribution
  • Propaganda - ideas
  • Propaganda - wartime uses
  • Psychological warfare lecture
  • Radio Program Bureau
  • Radio broadcasting - Pacific area
  • Radio broadcasting - shortwave (3 folders)
  • Report to the President by Elmer Davis (draft)
  • State Department takeover of O.W.I.

Box 8

  • State Department study of postwar international information programs
  • United Press and O.W.I.

DEPARTMENT OF STATE INFORMATION PROGRAMS: 1946

  • Dispatches
  • Foreign jounalists' tours of the U.S.
  • Magazine articles on foreign affairs
  • Management consultant survey of O.I.C. and O.P.I.
  • Monthly reports - Australia
  • Monthly reports - Bulgaria
  • Monthly reports - China
  • Monthly reports - Czechoslovakia
  • Monthly reports - Denmark
  • Monthly reports - Finland
  • Monthly reports - India
  • Monthly reports - Italy
  • Monthly reports - Japan
  • Monthly reports - Netherlands
  • Monthly reports - New Zealand
  • Monthly reports - Philippines
  • Monthly reports - Poland
  • Monthly reports - Rumania
  • Monthly reports - Spain
  • Monthly reports - Sweden
  • Monthly reports - Switzerland
  • Monthly reports - Turkey
  • Monthly reports - Yugoslavia
  • Newspaper clippings and press releases
  • O.W.I. files, disposition
  • Program Planning Board - Czechoslovakia
  • State Department news summaries

Box 9

  • State Department wireless bulletin
  • UNESCO
  • USIS, background and purpose

DEPARTMENT OF STATE INFORMATION PROGRAMS: 1947

  • Correspondence
  • Magazine articles on foreign affairs
  • Marshall Plan in Norway
  • Stereotyped concepts of U.S.
  • Office of International Info & Cultural Affrs-Summary of 1946 - 47 Program

DEPARTMENT OF STATE INFORMATION PROGRAMS: 1948

  • Information control and propaganda in Eastern Europe and the U.S.S.R.
  • Informational and educational activities in European Area
  • U.S. Informational & Educational Activities in Amer. Repubs.

Box 10

  • O.I..I. organization - Far East
  • O.I..I. organization - International Broadcasting Division
  • O.I..I. organization - International Motion Picture Division
  • O.I..I. organization - International Press and Publications Division
  • O.I..I. organization - Near East
  • O.I..I. organization - Office of the Director
  • UNESCO

DEPARTMENT OF STATE INFORMATION PROGRAMS: 1949

  • General

Box 11

  • International Educational Exchange Act
  • UNESCO

DEPARTMENT OF STATE INFORMATION PROGRAMS: 1950

  • Ability to read English, Holland
  • European movement integration surveys - introduction
  • European movement integration surveys - Austria
  • European movement integration surveys - Belgium
  • European movement integration surveys - Denmark
  • European movement integration surveys - England
  • European movement integration surveys - France
  • European movement integration surveys - Germany
  • European movement integration surveys - Holland
  • European movement integration surveys - Italy
  • European movement integration surveys - Luxembourg
  • European movement integration surveys - Norway
  • European movement integration surveys - Sweden
  • European movement integration surveys - Switzerland

DEPARTMENT OF STATE INFORMATION PROGRAMS: 1951

  • American tourist survey
  • Comparative study of communications systems
  • General

Box 12

  • McCarran questionaire
  • Media impact study - France
  • Media impact study - Holland
  • Media impact study - Italy
  • Media impact study - summary
  • Morale survey - Austria
  • Morale survey - France

Box 13

  • Morale survey - Great Britain
  • Morale survey - Holland
  • Morale survey - Italy
  • Non-theatrical film distribution
  • Use of departmental transcriptions by USIS posts

DEPARTMENT OF STATE INFORMATION PROGRAMS: 1952

  • Advisory Commission on Information
  • Attitudes on issues - Norway
  • Attitudes on issues - Sweden
  • Ceylon Daily News
  • Evaluation reports
  • External research paper - French attitudes on selected national and international issues
  • External research paper - Israeli attitudes on selected national and international issues
  • External research paper - Italian attitudes on selected national and international issues
  • External research paper - Netherlands attitudes on selected national and international issues
  • External research paper - West German attitudes on selected national and international issues

Box 14

  • Fan mail received by the American Reporter in India
  • Hong Kong information activities
  • Internal Educational Exchange Service
  • I.I.A. organization, German area
  • I.I.A. overseas staffing pattern
  • MSA information
  • Newspaper clippings and press releases

DEPARTMENT OF STATE INFORMATION PROGRAMS: 1953

  • Educational exchange program
  • Exchange of persons - British Vs. American programs
  • Foreign jounalists' tour of the U.S.
  • General
  • I.I.A. operations in Mexico
  • Motion picture program (1950-1953)
  • Press releases

DEPARTMENT OF STATE INFORMATION PROGRAMS: 1954

  • General
  • Guatemala

VOICE OF AMERICA: 1946-47

Box 15

  • Origins of international broadcasting activities by the U.S. (3 folders)

VOICE OF AMERICA: 1948

  • NBC series "Know North America" (for broadcast in Latin America)

VOICE OF AMERICA: 1949

  • Program Evaluation Branch - Survey of VOA English Language Programs in Latin America
  • Soviet Reactions to the VOA (prepared for Program Evaluation Branch)

VOICE OF AMERICA: 1950

  • Analysis of five programs tested in Paris and Chartres
  • Analysis of five programs tested in Sweden
  • Austrian radio survey
  • Program Evaluation Branch - Indications of VOA Penetration of Soviet Jamming
  • Program Evaluation Branch - Iron Curtain Radio Comment on VOA

Box 16

  • Program Evaluation Branch - Soviety Reaction to VOA
  • Program Evaluation Branch - VOA English Language Program
  • Program Evaluation Branch - VOA Highlights
  • Program Evaluation Branch - VOA in Western Europe
  • Program Evaluation Branch - VOA Penetration of Soviet Jamming
  • Program Evaluation Branch - Worldwide Distribution of Radio Reciever Sets
  • "Speaking with Many Voices" (N.Y.U. study on VOA)

VOICE OF AMERICA: 1951

  • Broadcasts during Cold War and Korean War Periods - introduction and observations
  • Austria, Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • Bulgaria, Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • China, Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • Europe (English), Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • Far East (English), Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • France, Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • Germany, Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • Greece, Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • Hungary, Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • Indonesia, Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • Italy, Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • Korea, Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • Poland, Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • Rumania, Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • Russia, Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • Spain, Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • Ukraine, Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • Viet Nam, Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods
  • Yougoslavia, Broadcasting to in the Cold War and Korean War Periods

Box 17

  • Program Evaluation Branch - Evaluation of Audience Testing in Western Europe
  • Program Evaluation Branch - Iron Curtain Radio Comment on VOA (3 folders)
  • Program Evaluation Branch - Listening to "Ici New York" and other Foreign Broadcasts in France
  • Program Evaluation Branch - Opinions of Satellite Refugees on Western Broadcasts
  • Program Evaluation Branch - Report on Audience Mail
  • Program Evaluation Branch - Summary and Evaluation of World Wide Impact of VOA
  • Program Evaluation Branch - VOA and BBC Broadcasts to Germany
  • Program Evaluation Branch - VOA Highlights
  • Program Evaluation Branch - Voices to America

Box 18

  • Scripts
  • Soviet Broadcasts to Four Countries of Northern Europe
  • Soviet Reactions to VOA (prepared by Rutgers University)
  • U.S.I.S. local radio productions

VOICE OF AMERICA: 1952

  • Communications media and Hungarian refugees
  • Division of Radio Program Evaluation - Evaluation of VOA World Wide Impact
  • Division of Radio Program Evaluation - Iron Curtain Reaction to VOA
  • Division of Radio Program Evaluation - Language and Delivery of Boradcasts to Russia
  • Division of Radio Program Evaluation - Soviet Reaction to VOA

Box 19

  • Division of Radio Program Evaluation - VOA Highlights
  • Iron Curtain Reaction to VOA
  • World Wide Communist Reaction to VOA
  • Yugoslavia

VOICE OF AMERICA: 1953

  • Battle for the Greek air (prepared by University of Illinois)
  • Evaluation Staff - Geographical Distribution of Radio Sets and Characteristics of Radio Owners
  • Evaluation Staff - International Broadcasting of All Nations
  • Evaluation Staff - Iron Curtain Press and Radio Comment on VOA
  • Evaluation Staff - World Wide Distribution of Radio Sets

PROFESSOR OF JOURNALISM

  • Atoms for Peace (folder 1)

Box 20

  • Atoms for peace (folder 2)
  • Bank statements and bills
  • "Communism and Main Street, U.S.A."
  • Conference Board of Associated Research Councils
  • Correspondence

Box 21

  • Desk calendars, 1960-1961
  • I.R.I. Intelligence Bulletin, 1955
  • I.R.I. Intelligence Memoranda, 1955
  • I.R.I. Intelligence Summaries, 1955
  • I.R.I. Intelligence Reports, 1956
  • Journalism class notes
  • Journalism term paper
  • Loyalty program in State Department
  • Newspaper clippings and press releases (folder 1)

Box 22

  • Newspaper clippings and press releases (folder 2 and 3)
  • Newspaper clippings and press releases - John Kennedy assassination
  • Vice President Richard M. Nixon visit to USSR, 1959
  • Radio Free Europe (3 folders)
  • Research possibilities outlined by Hulten (folder 1)

Box 23

  • Research possibilities outlined by Hulten (folders 2 and 3)
  • Resumes of Charles Hulten
  • Soviet Union - emigre reports
  • Soviet Union - propaganda
  • U.S.I.A. - cultural exchange
  • U.S.I.A. - feature articles (6 folders)
  • U.S.I.A. - manual of inspection procedures
  • U.S.I.A. - pamphlets
  • U.S.I.A. - personnel problems
  • U.S.I.A. - readability of nine pamphlets

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Manuscript - "I Hear the Hungry Dogs" by Earl Wilson
  • Cross reference sheets

Box 24

  • Telephone messages, 1946-1953
  • U.S. Information Center
  • Posters

PAMPHLETS: O.W.I. Propaganda

Box 25

  • List of material of microfilm
  • English (3 folders)
  • Arabic
  • Chinese

Box 26

  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Norwegian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Unknown languages

PAMPHLETS: Post-War Propaganda

  • List of material on microfilm
  • English (folders 1 and 2)

Box 27

  • English (folder 3)
  • English - Special Packet (2 folders)

Box 28

  • English - background and action kit
  • English - translations of foreign language pamphlets
  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • Chinese
  • Farse
  • French
  • Guarani
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Maylayalam
  • Murattu
  • Portuguese
  • Pushtu
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Urdu
  • Unkown languages

PAMPHLETS: General

Box 29

  • Non-propaganda material

Box 30

  • Non-propaganda material
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