Sawyer, Charles Papers

1900-1963

Ambassador to Belgium, 1944-1945; Secretary of Commerce, 1948-1953

 

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

PERSONAL FILE: General File

Box 1

  • Arnold, Thurman
  • Autobiography - draft outlines
  • Autobiography - drafts
  • Cincinnati Law School
  • Cincinnati newspaper/clippings, 1900-13 (2 folders)
  • Class notes - essays/debates, Oberlin College (folders 1-2)

Box 2

  • Class notes - essays/debates, Oberlin College (folder 3)
  • Commencement program - graduation, Oberlin College
  • Convention concerning international exhibits
  • Correspondence, 1953-54 (A-C)
  • Correspondence, 1953-54 (D-F)
  • Correspondence, 1953-54 (G-I)

Box 3

  • Correspondence, 1953-54 (J-L)
  • Correspondence, 1953-54 (M-O)
  • Correspondence, 1953-54 (P-R)
  • Correspondence, 1953-54 (S-U)

Box 4

  • Correspondence, 1953-54 (V-Z)
  • Correspondence - World Fair Site Committee, 1959-1960
  • Crosley Defense Contracts (1942)
  • Diary - U.S. Army (1917)
  • Executive Branch correspondence - World fair (1964)
  • Hopkins, Harry
  • Madison Building Association
  • Madisonville, Ohio - annual reports, 1900-09

Box 5

  • Madisonville High School
  • Memoranda - miscellaneous
  • Military service - World War I
  • Miscellaneous correspondence/memoranda, 1938-1945 (folders 1-3)

Box 6

  • Miscellaneous correspondence/memoranda, 1938-1945 (folder 4)
  • Miscellaneous material (notes/essays)
  • Newspaper clippings - World Fair (1964)
  • Notebook - essays, Oberlin College
  • Oberlin College - general
  • The Oberlin Review
  • Oberlin Tribune
  • Personal correspondence, 1946-47 (A-C)
  • Personal correspondence, 1946-47 (D-F)
  • Personal correspondence, 1946-47 (G-I)
  • Personal correspondence, 1946-47 (I-L)
  • Personal correspondence, 1946-47 (M-O)
  • Personal correspondence, 1946-47 (P-R)

Box 7

  • Personal correspondence, 1946-47 (S)
  • Personal correspondence, 1946-47 (T)
  • Personal correspondence, 1946-47 (V-W)
  • Sawyer, Charles - member of World Fair Site Committee - biographical
  • U.S. Department of Commerce - President's Commission for a World Fair - Transcript of Proceedings, October 23, 1959.
  • U.S. International Exposition - Nation's Capital (proposed) 1964
  • World Fair Site Committee - Congressional memoranda, 1959
  • World War I diary

PERSONAL FILE: Diary

Box 8

  • 1927
  • 1928
  • 1929
  • 1930
  • 1931
  • 1932

Box 9

  • 1933
  • 1934
  • 1935
  • 1936
  • 1937
  • 1938
  • 1939
  • 1940
  • 1941
  • 1942

PERSONAL FILE: Letter Books

  • July 31, 1919 - July 14, 1920
  • July 16, 1920 - March 5, 1921

Box 10

  • March 7 - July 2, 1921
  • July 1 - November 7, 1921
  • November 7, 1921 - February 10, 1922
  • February 13 - June 30, 1922

Box 11

  • July 1, 1922 - February 14, 1923
  • February 15, 1923 - February 16, 1924
  • February 16 - November 21, 1924

Box 12

  • November 21, 1924 - September 14, 1925
  • September 14, 1925 - February 17, 1926

Box 13

  • February 17 - August 7, 1926
  • August 8 - December 31, 1926

Box 14

  • January 3, 1927 - January 1, 1928
  • January 3 - August 1, 1928

Box 15

  • August 1, 1928 - January 1, 1929
  • January 2 - August 5, 1929
  • August 5, 1929 - May 9, 1930

Box 16

  • May 9 - November 3, 1930
  • November 3, 1930 - April 6, 1931
  • April 7, 1931 - January 7, 1932

Box 17

  • January 8 - September 30, 1932
  • October 2, 1932 - April 10, 1933

Box 18

  • April 11 - December 30, 1933
  • January 2 - June 30, 1934

Box 19

  • July 2, 1934 - April 2, 1935
  • September 1, 1936 - June 30, 1937

Box 20

  • July 1 - December 31, 1937
  • January 1 - December 31, 1938
  • January 1 - December 29, 1939

Box 21

  • January 2 - December 31, 1940
  • January 2, 1941 - January 1, 1942

Box 22

  • January 2 - July 28, 1942
  • July 28 - December 29, 1942
  • January 2 - July 15, 1943

Box 23

  • July 15 - December 31, 1943
  • January 3 - June 30, 1944
  • July 1 - December 31, 1944

Box 24

  • January 1 - December 31, 1945
  • January 4 - May 31, 1946
  • June 1 - December 31, 1946

Box 25

  • January 1, 1947 - January 1, 1948
  • January 1, 1948 - January 1, 1949
  • January 1, 1949 - January 1, 1953

PERSONAL FILE: Business and Legal Cases

Box 26

  • Amanda Schumard Estate
  • American Proportional Representation League
  • Atzel vs. Atzel
  • Barnhill vs. Heidelberg Medical Institute
  • Bell Coal/Ming Company vs. Fritz Randall
  • Building Contract - Barden and G.A. Peters Realty Company
  • Christina Speyerer estate
  • Cincinnati - proposed new city charter
  • Correspondence with Headley/Wood, attorneys
  • Creighton vs. Meyer
  • Dellerman vs. Anderson
  • Easton bankruptcy case

Box 27

  • Edward Archow, et al vs. Bernard Herbert, et al
  • Gano vs. Cincinnati Welding/Repair Company
  • Germania Building Association
  • H.B. Mays vs. Weil-Brockman Company
  • Hobbs vs. Spalding
  • Howe-McClure property transaction
  • Hyde Park Lumber Company vs. Shawnee Lumber Company
  • John W. Luhn estate
  • Keyler vs. Eustis
  • Kischen vs. Sheibly
  • Koller vs. Koller
  • Legal cases - general memoranda
  • Logan Clay Products Company vs. Contractors/Builders Supply Company
  • Mary R. Gillen case
  • Molly vs. Molly

Box 28

  • Montague Mailing Machinery Company vs. Home/County Publishing
  • Murray vs. Tarr and Son
  • Perry vs. Cincinnati Traction Company
  • Procter vs. Sprague (2 folders)
  • Public utilities - Cincinnati, Ohio

Box 29

  • Ray vs. Ray
  • Reinhard vs. Smith
  • Rohrer vs. National Trust Company
  • Rose Insolvency Case
  • Sachs vs. Hammond
  • State vs. Elmer Becker
  • Totz vs. Michelson

PERSONAL FILE: Speeches

  • Addresses - miscellaneous
  • Correspondence and memoranda re speeches
  • Newspaper clippings (biographical material)
  • YMCA speech - Cincinnati, Ohio, March 12, 1953
  • Economic club of Southwestern Michigan, May 6, 1954
  • Meet the Press anniversary dinner, April 28, 1956

Box 30

  • Alumni Commemoration Banquet (Cincinnati) May 9, 1958
  • University of Cincinnati commencement, June 9, 1963

POLITICAL FILE: Alphabetical Correspondence, 1913-1914

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G
  • H
  • I
  • J
  • K
  • L
  • MC
  • M
  • N
  • O
  • P
  • Q
  • R
  • S
  • T
  • U-V
  • XYZ

POLITICAL FILE: Cincinnati City Council, 1911-15

Box 31

  • Annexation (proposed) of Madisonville to the City of Cincinnati
  • Campaign for Mayor of Cincinnati - general
  • Campaign for Mayor of of Cincinnati - newspaper clippings
  • Cincinnati City Council - newspaper clippings (2 folders)
  • Cincinnati City Council - rapid transit system

Box 32

  • Cincinnati politics
  • City Council correspondence - general (3 folders)
  • City Council - miscellaneous

Box 33

  • Council - official calendars (2 folders)
  • Green Lines Transit Company
  • Issues before the Council - general
  • Madisonville-Hyde Park (Second Ward)
  • New City Charter (Cincinnati)
  • Newspaper clippings - campaign for Mayor
  • Payroll fund
  • Salary raises for city employees
  • Spiegel Finance Plan
  • Street railways/transit company
  • Union Gas/Electric Company

POLITICAL FILE: Candidate for Congress, 1930

Box 34

  • Affidavits
  • Background material - speeches
  • Biographical data
  • Contributions/disbursements - financial statements/receipts
  • Correspondence - general
  • Correspondence - vote recount and election
  • Democratic ward executives
  • Duckworth Club speech/biographical sketch
  • Engagements
  • Hess, William E.
  • Industrial lists
  • Lists of voters (Second Congressional District)
  • Miscellaneous material

Box 35

  • Radio addresses
  • Radio stations - contracts
  • Recount and election contest
  • Second Congressional District
  • Speeches - general
  • Young Men's Club

POLITICAL FILE: Campaign for Lieutenant Governor, 1932

  • Background material for speeches
  • Chairmen/Secretaries - Democratic County Central/Executive Committees
  • Correspondence - congratulations on election

Box 36

  • Correspondence - general (2 folders)
  • Filed receipts
  • Ku Klux Klan
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Publicity - cards/dodgers
  • Publicity - form letters
  • Publicity - general
  • Publicity - newspaper reprints

POLITICAL FILE: Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1933-35

Box 37

  • Correspondence - Frank Dinsmore
  • Correspondence - sessions of the legislature, A-C
  • Correspondence - sessions of the legislature, C-G (2 folders)
  • Correspondence - sessions of the legislature, K

Box 38

  • Correspondence - sessions of the legislature, L-O
  • Correspondence - sessions of the legislature, P-R
  • Correspondence - sessions of the legislature, S
  • Correspondence - sessions of the legislature, T-Z
  • Correspondence - general, 1933 (1 folder)

Box 39

  • Correspondence - general, 1933 (folders 2-3)
  • Correspondence - general, 1934 (folders 1-2)

Box 40

  • Correspondence - general, 1934 (folders 3-6)

Box 41

  • Correspondence - general, 1934 (folders 7-10)

Box 42

  • Kemper-Thomas Company (invoices)
  • Legislative bills - General Assembly (2 folders)
  • Miscellaneous material
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Pickrell, William G.

Box 43

  • Publications - political publicity
  • Radio talks (3 folders)

Box 44

  • Senate Journal

POLITICAL FILE: Campaign for Governor of Ohio, 1934

  • Campaign - general memoranda
  • Campaign and election of Martin L. Davey
  • Correspondence/telegrams
  • Davey, Martin L.
  • Democratic Press Association of Ohio
  • Form letters
  • Miscellaneous material
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Pickrel, William G.
  • Press releases
  • Publicity material

Box 45

  • Receipts/name lists - contributions
  • Reports - (campaign)
  • Speeches
  • Newspaper clippings, 1935 (2 folders)

POLITICAL FILE: Candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1938

  • Advertisements - political
  • Affidavits re Bricker-Davey 70-30 patronage deal
  • Biographical outline - Charles Sawyer
  • Bricker, John W.
  • Brown, George R.

Box 46

  • Campaign handbook
  • Campaign publicity documents
  • Communism, issue of
  • Correspondence - general
  • Correspondence - letters to Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Sawyer
  • Correspondence - telegrams
  • Davey, Martin L.
  • Declaration of candidacy
  • Democratic platform
  • Democratic State Central Committee
  • Democratic State Convention (Columbus)
  • Election data - state primary

Box 47

  • Endorsements - political
  • Form letters
  • Memoranda - general
  • Newspaper clippings (2 folders)

Box 48

  • Pamphlets on Charles Sawyer
  • Press releases (2 folders)
  • Speaker's handbook
  • Speeches - background material
  • Speeches (2 folders)
  • Speeches - undated
  • Straw polls

POLITICAL FILE: Democratic National Committeeman - Ohio, 1936-44

Box 49

  • A
  • B
  • Ball, Frederic J.
  • Bricker, John W.
  • C
  • D
  • Dunton, James
  • E
  • F
  • Farley, James A.
  • Flynn, Edward J.
  • G
  • H
  • Horstman, Albert A.
  • I
  • J
  • Janes, Darrell
  • K
  • L

Box 50

  • MC
  • McSweeney, John
  • M
  • N
  • O
  • P
  • Q
  • R
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • S
  • T
  • U
  • V
  • W
  • XYZ

POLITICAL FILE: Campaign Memoranda - General, 1912-1952

  • Campaign of 1912
  • Campaign of 1916
  • Newspaper clippings, 1915-17
  • Democratic National Convention, 1932
  • Duckworth Democratic Club, 1932-36
  • Eighteenth Amendment - proposed repeal, 1932
  • Election of 1932 - correspondence
  • Election statistics, 1932

Box 51

  • Governorship campaign, 1934
  • Elections of 1936 - memoranda, general
  • Presidential Inauguration (1937)
  • Political maps of Ohio
  • Democratic National Committee - general correspondence, 1936-1942
  • Newspaper clippings, 1930-1940 (3 folders)

Box 52

  • Speeches/statements, 1938
  • Democratic National Convention of 1940 - background material
  • Democratic National Convention/Campaign - newspaper clippings, 1940
  • Election statistics, 1940
  • Endorsements - Federal appointments, 1940-44
  • Minorities (Negroes) 1940-44
  • Ohio delegation - Democratic National Convention, 1940
  • Press release and statements, 1940
  • State Democratic Central Committee of Ohio, 1940-42
  • State Democratic Convention, 1940 (Ohio)
  • Willkie, Wendell
  • Jackson Day banquet, 1941 (Columbus, Ohio)
  • Election statistics, 1942
  • Political patronage, 1942-44
  • Democratic National Committee correspondence, 1948-52