Matthews, Francis P. Papers

Dates: 1932-1952

Secretary of the Navy, 1949-1951; Ambassador to Ireland, 1951-1952

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Size: 25 linear feet, 5 linear inches (approximately 46,400 pages).
Access: Open
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FOLDER TITLE LIST

DOUGLAS COUNTY, NEBRASKA DEMOCRATIC CENTRAL COMMITTEE

Box 1

  • Correspondence, 1932 [1 of 3]
  • Correspondence [2 of 3]
  • Correspondence [3 of 3]
  • Campaign Materials, 1932 Presidential election
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Inauguration, 1933
  • Correspondence, 1933

Box 2

  • Correspondence, 1934
  • County Convention, 1934
  • Congressional Campaign, 1934 [1 of 2]
  • Congressional Campaign, 1934 [2 of 2]
  • State House Employees and Nebraska Postmasterships
  • Meeting, October 25, 1935, re Legislative Vacancies
  • Correspondence, 1936
  • Applications
  • Letters of Appreciation

Box 3

  • Endorsements to Liquor Control Commission
  • Miscellaneous Political Material, 1935-1946 [1 of 2]
  • Miscellaneous Political Material, 1935-1946 [2 of 2]
  • Miscellaneous National Political Material, 1945
  • Arthur F. Mullen Correspondence, 1928-1936 [1 of 2]
  • Arthur F. Mullen Correspondence, 1928-1936 [2 of 2]
  • Homer H. Gruenther Correspondence, 1933-1936
  • James A. Farley, Addresses of June 14, 1934, November 18, 1934, February 22, 1936
  • Nebraska History, 1944 Issues
  • British Loan Agreement, Correspondence as Chairman of Nebraska Committee for, 1946
  • Nebraska Political Material, 1949-1952

Box 4

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

  • Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1939-1943
  • Testimonial Dinner for Supreme Knight, Matthews, October 17, 1939 [1 of 2]
  • Testimonial Dinner for Supreme Knight, Matthews, October 17, 1939 [2 of 2]
  • Address of Justice Frank Murphy to 1941 K of C Convention, Comments re [1 of 2]
  • Address of Justice Frank Murphy to 1941 K of C Convention, Comments re [2 of 2]
  • Editorial Comments re Religious Liberty and Justice Frank Murphy Address

Box 5

MISSIONS TO EUROPE, 1943 AND 1944

  • Mission to England and Ireland, 1943 - Preparations for
  • Mission to England and Ireland, 1943 - on Tour Materials [1 of 2]
  • Mission to England and Ireland, 1943 - on Tour Materials [2 of 2]
  • Mission to England and Ireland, 1943 - Letters Home
  • Mission to England and Ireland, 1943 - NCWC Correspondence and Press Release
  • Mission to England and Ireland, 1943 - Letters to K of C Officers re
  • Mission to England and Ireland, 1943 - Follow-up Correspondence, Dublin and London
  • Mission to England and Ireland, 1943 - Official Reports on
  • Mission to England and Ireland, 1943 - Speaking Engagements re

Box 6

  • Mission to Rome, 1944 [1 of 2]
  • Mission to Rome, 1944 [2 of 2]

NATIONAL CATHOLIC COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • NCCS - Correspondence, 1949
  • NCCS - Correspondence, 1950
  • NCCS - Correspondence, 1951
  • NCCS - Executive Committee Meetings, 1949
  • NCCS - Executive Committee Meetings, January-June, 1950

Box 7

  • NCCS - Executive Committee Meetings, July, 1950-June, 1951

MISCELLANEOUS PUBLIC SERVICE ACTIVITIES

  • National Catholic Welfare Conference (1949-1950)
  • United Defense Fund, Inc. (1950) [1 of 3]
  • United Defense Fund, Inc. (1950) [2 of 3]
  • United Defense Fund, Inc. (1950) [3 of 3]
  • Veteran's Hospital Camp Shows, Inc.

U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE COMMITTEE ON SOCIALISM AND COMMUNISM

  • Correspondence with Chamber of Commerce Staff and Board of Directors, December 1945-August 1946
  • Correspondence with C of C Staff and Board of Directors, Aug-Dec 1946

Box 8

  • Correspondence with C of C Staff and Board of Directors, 1947-1948
  • Speeches by Committee Members
  • John F. Cronin Correspondence
  • John F. Cronin, "The Problem of American Communism in 1945"
  • Nebraska State Legislature Correspondence
  • T. Aubert Correspondence
  • Bishops' Correspondence [1 of 4]
  • Bishops' Correspondence [2 of 4]
  • Bishops' Correspondence [3 of 4]

Box 9

  • Bishops' Correspondence [4 of 4]
  • Letters from the Public, October 1946
  • Letters from the Public, November 1946-February 1947
  • Letters from the Public, March 1947-October 1948
  • Reading File of Materials Received [1 of 3]
  • Reading File of Materials Received [2 of 3]

Box 10

  • Reading File of Materials Received [3 of 3]
  • Communism, Fulton J. Sheen Series on, Jan-Apr. 1947
  • Draft of 1st Report, October 1946
  • Reports, November 1946
  • Draft of 2nd Report, January 1947
  • Draft of 3rd Report, January 1947
  • Copies of Published Reports
  • Editorial Comment on Reports
  • Related Work of Other Committees

Box 11

  • Reports of the Entente Internationale Anticommuniste, 1945-1947
  • Johnson, Clem D., Appointment to Office of Civil Defense Planning, April 12, 1948

PRESIDENT'S COMMITTEE ON CIVIL RIGHTS

  • Agenda for Meetings
  • Minutes of Meetings, Feb. 5-6, 1947
  • Minutes, Memorandum and Transcript of Meeting, March 20, 1947
  • Transcript of Meeting, April 3, 1947
  • Subcommittee Interim Reports and Transcript of Meeting, April 17, 1947
  • Transcript of meeting, May 1, 1947
  • Transcript of meeting, May 14, 1947
  • Transcript of meeting, May 15, 1947
  • Policy Meeting, June 30-July 1, 1947 - Agenda
  • Policy Meeting, June 30-July 1, 1947 - Discussion Papers
  • Policy Meeting, June 30-July 1, 1947 - Decision Papers
  • Transcript Meeting, June 30-July 1, 1947

Box 12

  • Transcript Meeting, September 12-13, 1947
  • Subcommittee No. 1
  • Subcommittee No. 2
  • Transcript of Hearings Before Subcommittee No. 2, April 1-2, 1947
  • Transcript of Hearings Before Subcommittee No. 3, April 15, 1947
  • Transcript of Hearings Before Subcommittee No. 3, April 30, 1947
  • Transcripts of Staff Interviews, June 13, 1947
  • American Indians, Civil Rights of - Staff Memo, June 6, 1947
  • American Jewish Committee Study of Governmental Facilities to Combat Prejudice, April 24, 1947
  • American Veterans' Committee, Statement Submitted by, June 13, 1947
  • Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Memorandum Submitted by, May 23, 1947
  • Bigotry Control Through Disclosure - Staff Memo, June 25, 1947
  • Civil Rights in our Dependencies - Staff Memo, June 19, 1947
  • Civil Rights Questions in Which the Public Has Expressed Most Concern, Letter to Committee from Turner Smith, February 21, 1947
  • Digest of Organization Mail - Staff Memo, April 25, 1947
  • Digest of Personal Communications - Staff Memo, May 15, 1947
  • Digest of Press Clippings (February-March, 1947) in the Civil Rights Field - Staff Memo, April 16, 1947
  • Discrimination in Government Employment - Staff Memo, June 23, 1947
  • District of Columbia, Background Statement of Civil Rights in - Staff Memo, April 16, 1947
  • Federal Criminal Jurisdiction Over Violations of Civil Rights - Justice Department Memo, January 15, 1947
  • Federal Power, the Positive Employment of in the Struggle to Make Civil Liberty More Secure - Staff Memo, February 25, 1947
  • Freedom Train Project - Staff Memo, June 26, 1947
  • Group Defamation and Civil Rights - Staff Memo, June 5, 1947
  • Historical Role of the President's Committee on Civil Rights - Staff Memo, June 15, 1947
  • Housing and Civil Rights - Staff Memo, June 26, 1947
  • Human Rights and World Order, Report of Conference on, May 8-9, 1947

Box 13

  • Japanese-Americans, the Civil Rights of - Staff Memo, May 19, 1947
  • Stoner Anti-Jewish Party Circular
  • Lynching Problems, Background Notes on the - Staff Memo, June 10, 1947
  • Mexican-Americans, Civil Rights Problems of - Staff Memo, June 4, 1947
  • National Urban League, Statement of, April 1, 1947
  • Negro in the United States, the - Staff Memo, June 24, 1947
  • Negroes in the Armed Forces, Staff Memo, June 10, 1947
  • Puerto Ricans in the United States, Civil Rights of - Staff Memo, June 10, 1947
  • Racial Discrimination in Organized Baseball - Staff Memo, May 13, 1947
  • "Russia in United Nations Hits Personal Liberty," February 27, 1947, New York Times
  • Spanish-Speaking Minority in New Mexico - Staff Memo, June 11, 1947
  • Correspondence, October 1946 to July 1947
  • Correspondence, August-December 1947
  • Correspondence, 1948
  • Appeals from Individuals, Organizations, Pressure Groups [1 of 2]
  • Appeals from Individuals, Organizations, Pressure Groups [2 of 2]
  • Report Galleys

Box 14

  • Material from National Catholic Welfare Conference
  • Collateral Reading
  • Stationery and Expense Account Forms
  • Matthews, Francis P., Mailing List

SECRETARY OF THE NAVY: Appointment Congratulations

  • Telephone Congratulations in Omaha
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Box 15

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  • Knights of Columbus State Councils
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Box 16

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Box 17

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  • Omaha Radio Announcements of Swearing-In Ceremony and Testimonial Dinner
  • Press Release on Swearing-In

SECRETARY OF THE NAVY: Correspondence File

  • Blueprint for Twin Screw S/S Alexander
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  • Agee, John
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  • Anonymous letters
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  • Army-Navy football game (requests - tickets) 1949
  • Army-Navy football game (requests - tickets) 1950

Box 18

  • Autographs
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  • Birthday Greetings
  • Birthdays
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Box 19

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Box 20

  • Claxton, (Hon.) Brooke - Canadian National Defense
  • Cobb, W. Montague, Letter to, re Navy Policy Against Racial Discrimination
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Box 21

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  • Democratic National Committee
  • Denfeld, Admiral Louis E. [1 of 3]
  • Denfeld, Admiral Louis E. [2 of 3]
  • Denfeld, Admiral Louis E. [3 of 3]
  • Denfeld, Admiral Louis E., Matthews, F.P., Letter to Senator Tydings re Transfer of, January 23, 1950
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Box 22

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  • Far East Trip, November 12-30, 1950
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  • General Motors Corp. and GMAC, Justice Dept. Suit Against, 1938-1950
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Box 23

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  • Honorary Membership
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Box 24

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Box 25

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Box 26

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  • MacArthur, Gen. Douglas A.
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  • Matthews, F. P. - Invitation to Secretary of the Navy Installation, May 25, 1949 [1 of 2]
  • Matthews, F. P. - Invitation to Secretary of the Navy Installation, May 25, 1949 [2 of 2]
  • Matthews, F. P. - Congratulatory Letters (1 year in office)
  • Matthews, F. P. - Congratulatory Letters (2 years in office)
  • Matthews, F. P. - Congratulations, Birthday, 1951
  • Matthews, F. P. - Honorary Degrees
  • Matthews, F. P. - Secretary of the Navy Trip Schedules
  • Matthews, F. P. - "Loyalty Week," May 1, 1951
  • Matthews' 35th Wedding Anniversary Congratulations [1 of 3]
  • Matthews' 35th Wedding Anniversary Congratulations [2 of 3]

Box 27

  • Matthews' 35th Wedding Anniversary Congratulations [3 of 3]
  • Matthews, F. P. - Congratulatory Letters on Ambassadorship Appointment [1 of 2]
  • Matthews, F. P. - Congratulatory Letters on Ambassadorship Appointment [2 of 2]
  • Matthews, F. P. - Navy Matter: Departure From Office
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Box 28

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  • Navy League of the U.S. - Frank Hecht, President
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  • O'Sullivan, Congressman Eugene D.
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  • Philippine War Damage Commission
  • Portrait, Secretary of the Navy
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Box 29

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Box 30

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  • Sullivan, John L. - Navy Day dinner, Chicago, October 27, 1948
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Box 31

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Box 32

SECRETARY OF THE NAVY: Appointments and Daily Logs

  • Future Appointment Schedules, 6 Jun 1949-1950
  • Future Appointment Schedules, 1951
  • Daily Log May 25, 1949-December 31, 1949 [1 of 2]
  • Daily Log May 25, 1949-December 31, 1949 [2 of 2]
  • Daily Log January 1, 1950-June 30, 1950 [1 of 2]
  • Daily Log January 1, 1950-June 30, 1950 [2 of 2]
  • Daily Log July 1, 1950-September 30, 1950 [1 of 2]

Box 33

  • Daily Log July 1, 1950-September 30, 1950 [1 of 2]
  • Daily Log September 30, 1950-December 31, 1950
  • Daily Log January 1, 1951-March 31, 1951 [1 of 2]
  • Daily Log January 1, 1951-March 31, 1951 [2 of 2]
  • Daily Log April 1, 1951-June 30, 1951 [1 of 2]
  • Daily Log April 1, 1951-June 30, 1951 [2 of 2]
  • Daily Log July 1, 1951-July 31, 1951
  • Secretary of the Navy Logs, 1950-1951

Box 34

SECRETARY OF THE NAVY: Invitations

  • Reserve Officer's Assn. (Texas), April 24, 1949
  • Naval Academy Graduation Exercises
  • Loyola College, June 5, 1949
  • J.C.O.C. No. 3, June 14, 1949
  • South Charleston, West Virginia, June 18, 1949
  • San Diego and Portland, August 13, 1949
  • Miami, Florida VFW Convention, August 22, 1949
  • Titusville, Pennsylvania, August 27, 1949
  • Barry Day, September 11, 1949
  • Joint Civilian Orientation IV, September 19, 1949
  • J.C.O.C. - Norfolk, Va., September 25, 1949
  • Executive's Club - Chicago, 1949
  • N.S.I.A. - New York - September 28, 1949
  • Navy Civilian Orientation Course, October 8, 1949
  • Invitation Lists - NCCS Reception, October 25, 1949
  • J.C.O.C. No. 5, October 31, 1949
  • J.C.O.C. 5 - Fort Benning, Ga.,