Francis P. Matthews Papers

Dates: 1932-1952

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

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

DOUGLAS COUNTY, NEBRASKA DEMOCRATIC CENTRAL COMMITTEE

Box 1

  • Correspondence, 1932 (3 folders)
  • Campaign materials, 1932 Presidential election

Box 2

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt inauguration, 1933
  • Correspondence, 1933
  • Correspondence, 1934
  • County Convention, 1934
  • Congressional campaign, 1934 (2 folders)
  • State House employees and Nebraska postmasterships

Box 3

  • Meeting, October 25, 1935, re Legislative vacancies
  • Correspondence, 1936
  • Applications
  • Letters of appreciation
  • Endorsements to Liquor Control Commission
  • Miscellaneous political material, 1935-1946 (2 folders)

Box 4

  • Miscellaneous national political material, 1945
  • Arthur F. Mullen correspondence, 1928-1936 (2 folders)
  • Homer H. Gruenther correspondence, 1933-1936
  • James A. Farley, addresses of 6/14/34, 11/18/34, 2/22/36. Nebraska History, 1944 issues
  • British Loan Agreement, correspondence as chairman of Nebraska committee for, 1946
  • Nebraska political material, 1949-1952
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
  • Miscellaneous correspondence, 1939-1943

Box 5

  • Testimonial dinner for supreme knight, Matthews, October 17, 1939 (2 folders)
  • Address of Justice Frank Murphy to 1941 K of C Convention, comments re (2 folders)
  • Editorial comments re religious liberty and Justice Frank Murphy address

Box 6

MISSIONS TO EUROPE, 1943 AND 1944
  • Mission to England and Ireland, 1943 - preparations for
  • Mission to England and Ireland, 1943 - on tour materials (2 folders)
  • 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

Box 7

  • Mission to England and Ireland, 1943 - official reports on
  • Mission to England and Ireland, 1943 - speaking engagements re
  • Mission to Rome, 1944 (2 folders)
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
  • NCCS - Executive Committee Meetings, July, 1950-June, 1951
MISCELLANEOUS PUBLIC SERVICE ACTIVITIES
  • National Catholic Welfare Conference (1949-1950)
  • United Defense Fund, Inc. (1950) (3 folders)
  • Veteran's Hospital Camp Shows, Inc.

Box 10

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
  • 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"

Box 11

  • Nebraska State Legislature correspondence
  • T. Aubert correspondence
  • Bishops' correspondence (4 folders)
  • Letters from the public, October 1946
  • Letters from the public, November 1946-February 1947

Box 12

  • Letters from the public, March 1947-October 1948
  • Reading file of materials received (3 folders)
  • Communism, Fulton J. Sheen series on, Jan-Apr. 1947

Box 13

  • 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
  • Reports of the Entente Internationale Anticommuniste, 1945-1947
  • Johnson, Clem D., appointment to Office of Civil Defense Planning, 4/12/48.

Box 14

PRESIDENT'S COMMITTEE ON CIVIL RIGHTS
  • Agenda for meetings
  • Minutes of meetings, Feb. 5-6, 1947
  • Transcript of meeting, March 6, 1947
  • Minutes, memorandum and transcript of meeting, March 20, 1947
  • Transcript of meeting, April 13, 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
  • Transcript meeting, September 12-13, 1947

Box 15

  • 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 (Feb.-Mar. 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
  • 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

Box 16

  • 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 (2 folders)

Box 17

  • Report galleys
  • Material from National Catholic Welfare Conference
  • Collateral reading
  • Stationary and expense account forms
  • Matthews, Francis P., mailing list

Box 18

SECRETARY OF THE NAVY: Appointment Congratulations
  • Telephone Congratulations in Omaha
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Box 19

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  • Knights of Columbus State Councils
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Box 20

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Box 21

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  • Omaha radio announcements of swearing-in ceremony and testimonial dinner
  • Press release on swearing-in

Box 22

SECRETARY OF THE NAVY: Correspondence File
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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 23

  • Autographs
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  • Beh
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  • Birthday Greetings
  • Birthdays

Box 24

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Box 25

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  • Claxton, (Hon.) Brooke - Canadian National Defense
  • Cobb, W. Montague, letter to, re Navy policy against racial discrimination
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Box 26

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  • Democratic National Committee

Box 27

  • Denfeld, Admiral Louis E. (3 folders)
  • Denfeld, Admiral Louis E., Matthews, F.P., letter to Senator Tydings re transfer of, January 23, 1950
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Box 28

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  • Far East Trip, November 12-30, 1950
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Box 29

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  • General Motors Corp. and GMAC, Justice Dept. suit against, 1938-1950
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Box 30

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  • Hed
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  • Honorary membership
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Box 31

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Box 32

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Box 33

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Box 34

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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 (2 folders)
  • 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

Box 35

  • Matthews' 35th wedding anniversary congratulations (3 folders)
  • Matthews, F.P. - congratulatory letters on ambassadorship appointment (2 folders)
  • Matthews, F.P. - Navy matter: departure from office

Box 36

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  • Navy League of the U.S. - Frank Hecht, President
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Box 37

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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 38

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Box 39

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Box 40

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  • Sullivan, John L. - Navy Day dinner, Chicago, October 27, 1948
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Box 41

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Box 42

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Box 43

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
  • Daily log January 1, 1950-June 30, 1950
  • Daily log July 1, 1950-September 30, 1950

Box 44

  • Daily log September 30, 1950-December 31, 1950
  • Daily log January 1, 1951-March 31, 1951
  • Daily log April 1, 1951-June 30, 1951
  • Daily log July 1, 1951-July 31, 1951

Box 45

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, W.Va., June 18, 1949
  • San Diego and Portland, August 13, 1949
  • Miami, Fla. VFW Convention, August 22, 1949
  • Titusville, Pa., 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

Box 46

  • J.C.O.C. 5 - Fort Benning, Ga., November 4-5, 1949
  • Pensacola, Florida, November 7-8, 1949
  • Navy League - St. Paul, Minn., November 29, 1949
  • I.U. of E.R.M.W. (CIO), November 30, 1949
  • Long Beach Naval Shipyard - 1949
  • First Friday Club, December 2, 1949
  • Quincy, Mass. (Father Twiss), December 8, 1949
  • Navy League Resolution, January 11, 1950
  • Fleet and District Chaplains Dinner, January 13, 1950
  • Visit to Washington of Servicemen, January 13, 1950
  • U.S.O. Anniversary, February 2, 1950
  • Institute of Navigation, February 9, 1950
  • Portrex
  • KFOR - Lincoln Broadcast - mid-March
  • St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 1950
  • Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, March 17, 1950
  • White Oak, Md. March 22, 1950
  • Radio: Meet the Press, March 24, 1950
  • N.R.O.T.C. - Annapolis, Md., March 31, 1950

Box 47

  • New Orleans, Louisiana, April 11, 1950
  • Wherry Housing Project, April 15, 1950
  • Military Orders of World Wars, April 18, 1950
  • J.C.O.C. No. 6, April 22, 1950
  • N.C.O.C. No. 13, April 29, 1950
  • U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
  • Seattle University, May 15, 1950
  • Chicago: Loyola University, May 16, 1950
  • Industrial College of Armed Forces, may 19, 1950
  • Scranton University, June 4, 1950
  • Villanova, Pa., June 5, 1950
  • National War College, June 9, 1950
  • Quantico, June 15, 1950
  • J.C.O.C., June 19, 1950
  • Boston Naval Shipyard Sesquicentennial, August 25, 1950
  • N.S.I.A. - N.Y., September 28, 1950
  • Shreveport, La., October 25, 1950

Box 48

  • January, 1951
  • February, 1951
  • Chaplain's ceremonies, February, 1951
  • March, 1951
  • Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, 1951
  • Executives Club of Chicago, March 16, 1951
  • Jacksonville, Fla., March 27, 1951
  • April, 1951
  • University of Nebraska Alumni Club - April 6, 1951
  • Texas Legislature, Joint session of, April 18, 1951

Box 49

  • May 1951
  • Erie "Loyalty Week", may 1, 1951
  • Luncheon, May 4, 1951
  • Society of American Military Engineers, May 7, 1951
  • Sixth Undersea Warfare, Symposium, May 9-10, 1951
  • Memphis Cotton Carnival, May 13-15, 1951
  • General Marshall ceremonies, May 15, 1951
  • Wichita Falls, Texas, May 19, 1951
  • June 1951

Box 50

  • National War College - June 7, 1951
  • Arthur Godfrey presentation - June 12, 1951
  • J.C.O.C. - June 25, 1951
  • San Pedro, California - September 23, 1951
  • National Exchange Club - October 6, 1951
  • Topeka, Kansas American War Dads, September 29, 1951
  • Lists: Sec. Navy's hosts since May 25, 1949 and Sec. Navy's guests on SEQUOIA since May 25, 1949
  • Souvenirs, programs, etc.
SECRETARY OF THE NAVY: Speech File
  • Statements, Addresses, and Press Conferences of Secretary of the Navy, Francis P. Matthews, Index of (incomplete)
  • Speeches, 1949
  • Statement Accepting the nomination of Secretary of the Navy, May 13, 1949
  • Report to Naval Reservists, May 27, 1949
  • Memorial Day Statement, May 10, 1949
  • Graduation Address, Annapolis, June 3, 1949
  • Remarks at Omaha Homecoming Dinner, June 13, 1949

Box 51

  • Address at Omaha Testimonial Dinner, June 13, 1949
  • Address at Joint Orientation Conference No. 3, June 14
  • Address at National Conference of Christians and Jews Dinner for Automobile Industry, June 15, 1949
  • Statement before Senate Armed Services Subcommittee re Appropriations for FY 1950, June 18, 1949
  • Remarks at Naval Reserve Commissioning Ceremonies, June 18, 1949
  • Statement to West Coast Institute of Radio Engineers Convention, July 7, 1949
  • Address at Testimonial Dinner for Bishop Garcia, Corpus Christi, Texas, July 13, 1949
  • Statement before the House Committee on the Judiciary, July 15, 1949
  • Statement on the Occasion of the Seventh Anniversary of the Waves, July 30, 1949
  • Statement on the nomination of General Bradley as Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, August 11, 1949
  • Remarks at Jackson Day program, San Diego, August 13, 1949
  • Address to V.F.W. Banquet, Miami, August 13, 1949
  • Radio address, "The Navy's Role in Maintaining the Nation's Defense," August 23, 1949
  • Address at 90th anniversary celebration of oil discovery at Titusville, Pa., August 27, 1949
  • Dedication address, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, September 2, 1949
  • Message to Fleet Reserve Association Convention, Annapolis, September 3-6, 1949
  • Address at Barry Day celebration, San Francisco, September 11, 1949
  • Statement to Civilian workers, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyards, September 15, 1949
  • Dedication address, Municipal Airport Administration Building, Zanesville, Ohio, September 18, 1949
  • Address to Joint Civilian Orientation Conference No. 4, September 19, 1949
  • Message re Community Chest Fund Campaign, September 25, 1949
  • Address to National Security Industrial Association, New York, September 28, 1949
  • Address to Town Hall meeting, Washington, October 3, 1949

Box 52

  • Statement before the House Armed Services Committee, October 6, 1949
  • Message to Marine Corps Reserve Officers Association Conference, Philadelphia, October 21-22, 1949
  • Address to Joint Civilian Orientation Conference No. 5, October 31, 1949
  • Minutes of press conference held by Sec. Navy Matthews and Vice Admiral Sherman, November 1, 1949
  • Remarks at Association of Military Surgeon's Dinner, November 11, 1949
  • Message to Navy coach George H. Sauer, re Army-Navy game, November 25, 1949
  • Remarks to Bureau of Ordinance Conference, November 28, 1949
  • Address to International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers, November 30, 1949 (not given)
  • Address to Annual Meeting of the Navy League at St. Paul, Minnesota, November 30, 1949
  • Remarks for radio program by Naval Research Laboratory over Station WGAY, Silver Springs, Md., December 1949
  • Holiday greetings to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, 1949
  • Statement of Sec. Matthews and Admiral Sherman on Budget for FY 1951, January 10, 1950
  • Statement on death of General Henry H. Arnold, January 15, 1950
  • Graduation address, Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va., January 25, 1950
  • Transcript of "Meet the Press" program, January 28, 1950
  • Radio remarks, "Time for Defense" program, February 14, 1950
  • Address at testimonial dinner for Carl Grey, Bookline, Mass., March 14, 1950
  • Address to Columbus, Ohio chapter of the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, March 17, 1950
  • Address to Association of NROTC Colleges, Annapolis, March 31, 1950
  • Remarks at opening of Cherry Blossom Festival, April 1, 1950
  • Address to National Catholic Education Association, New Orleans, April 11, 1950
  • Address to Joint Civilian Orientation Conference No. 6, April 17, 1950
  • Armed Forces Day Statement, April 18, 1950
  • Address at testimonial dinner for Admiral Thomas, G. Kinkaid, USN, New York City, April 18, 1950
  • Address to New York Metropolitan Chapters of the Reserve Officers Association, April 25, 1950
  • Address to Thirteenth Naval Civilian Orientation Course, Norfolk, Va., April 29, 1950
  • Remarks at Luncheon of Society of Sponsors of the U.S. Navy, May 9, 1950
  • Address accepting the American Legion Distinguished service medal, may 13, 1950
  • Radio address, Navy Hour program, May 20, 1950
  • Address at Armed Forces Day Luncheon, Chicago, May 20, 1950
  • Transcript of interview for Naval Air Reserve program, May 31, 1950
  • Commencement address, University of Scranton, June 4, 1950
  • Commencement address, Villanova College, June 5, 1950

Box 53

  • Address on 150th Anniversary of the Boston Naval Shipyard, August 25, 1950
  • Boston speech, Analysis of public opinion mail on
  • Boston speech, public opinion mail - pro
  • Boston speech, public opinion mail - con
  • Boston speech, public opinion mail - miscellaneous
  • Boston speech, editorial and news comments
  • Address at the National Consumer Finance Association Convention, Chicago, September 22, 1950
  • Message to American Legion Convention, Los Angeles, October 6, 1950
  • Address at Nebraska Bankers Association Convention, Omaha, October 12, 1950

Box 54

  • Television address, October 15, 1950
  • Statement on the death of Henry L. Stimson, October 21, 1950
  • Address at Reserve Officers Association dinner, Shreveport, La., October 25, 1950
  • Address at Jesuit Mission Benefit dinner, New York City, November 9, 1950
  • Remarks at Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla., November 10, 1950
  • Armistice Day Address, Birmingham, Alabama, November 12, 1950
  • Statement on the 9th Anniversary of the Seabees, December 14, 1950
  • Christmas message to Naval personnel, 1950
  • Address at Four Chaplain's Award Dinner, New York, February 4, 1951
  • Statement for American Red Cross appeal, February 14, 1951
  • Address to Executive's Club, Chicago, March 16, 1951
  • Dinner address to Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, March 17, 1951
  • Statement for Eleanor Roosevelt television program, March 18, 1951
  • Address at Armed Forces Day luncheon, Jacksonville, Fla., March 27, 1951
  • Notes for address to Joint session of Texas Legislature, April 19, 1951 (not given)
  • Address to Creighton University Spring Medical Assembly, Omaha, April 21, 1951
  • Address at public ceremonies concluding Loyalty Week, Eric, Pennsylvania, May 1, 1951
  • Statement to Defense Subcommittee of House Appropriations Committee on Navy budget, May 7, 1951
  • Address to Society of American Military Engineers, May 7, 1951
  • Remarks at Cotton Carnival luncheon, Memphis, Tennessee, May 10, 1951
  • Remarks at Convention Dinner of Military Chaplain's Association, May 16, 1951
  • Armed Forces Day Statement, May 19, 1951
  • Armed Forces Day Address, San Francisco, May 18, 1951
  • Wichita Falls, Texas, May 19, 1951

Box 55

  • Statement on 2nd Anniversary as Secretary of the Navy, May 20, 1951
  • Address at "I Am An American" Day ceremonies, San Francisco, May 20, 1951
  • Statement on "The Yachtsman's Role in National Defense", May 28, 1951
  • Loyola University Commencement Address, New Orleans, May 29, 1951
  • Creighton University Commencement Address, Omaha, May 31, 1951
  • Notre Dame Commencement Address, South Bend, Indiana, June 2, 1951
  • Statement before Armed Services Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee, June 7, 1951
  • Statement before Armed Services Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee, June 15, 1951
  • Statement on the death of Admiral Forrest P. Sherman, July 22, 1951
  • Commendation of Navy flood workers, July 24, 1951
  • Statement on the 9th Anniversary of the Waves, July 30, 1951
SECRETARY OF THE NAVY: House Armed Services Committee Investigation of the B-36 and Related Matters
  • Francis P. Matthews, October 6, 1949
  • Admiral Arthur W. Radford, October 7, 1949
  • Captain Fred P. Trapnell, October 8, 1949
  • Lieutenant Commander Edward W. Harrison, October 10, 1949

Box 56

  • Commander William N. Leonard, October 10, 1949
  • Commander William I. Martin, October 10, 1949
  • Commander Alfred B. Metsger, October 10, 1949
  • Abraham Hyatt, October 10, 1949
  • Commander Eugene Tatom, October 10, 1949
  • Captain John H. Sides, October 11, 1949
  • Rear Admiral Ralph A. Ofstie, October 11, 1949
  • Brigadier General Vernon A. Megee, October 11, 1949
  • Admiral William H.P. Blandy, October 11, 1949
  • Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey, October 12, 1949
  • Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, October 12, 1949
  • Captain Arleigh A. Burke, October 12, 1949
  • Admiral Thomas C. Kinkaid, October 12, 1949
  • Captain John S. Thach, October 12, 1949
  • Admiral Richard L. Conolly, October 12, 1949
  • Vice Admiral Robert B. Carney, October 12, 1949
  • Rear Admiral Luis de Florey, October 13, 1949
  • Admiral Raymond A. Spruance, October 13, 1949
  • Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, October 13, 1949
  • Admiral Louis E. Denfeld, October 13, 1949
  • General Clifton B. Cates, October 17, 1949
  • General A.A. Vandegrift, October 17, 1949

Box 57

  • W. Stuart Symington, October 18, 1949
  • General Hoyt S. Vandenberg, October 19, 1949
  • General Omar N. Bradley, October 19-20, 1949
  • Presentations before the House Armed Services Committee:
  • General J. Lawton Collins, October 20, 1949
  • Robert Heller, October 20, 1949
  • Louis Johnson, October 21, 1949
  • Herbert Hoover, October 21, 1949
  • Vice Admiral Forrest P. Sherman, October 21, 1949
SECRETARY OF THE NAVY: Miscellaneous Speeches, Statements and Articles
  • Acheson, Sec. of State Dean, remarks to National Press Club, November 12, 1950
  • Acheson, Sec. of State Dean, address to American Society of Newspaper Editors, April 12, 1950
  • Anderson, Dewey, "Why MacArthur Had to Go," April 16, 1951
  • Speech material on the atomic bomb, atomic warfare
  • Bradley, Omar N., on service pay, May 31, 1949
  • Bush, Vannevar, "The Atomic Bomb and the Defense of the Free World," March 4, 1951
  • Cates, Gen. C. B., "The Marine Corps and its Functions," June 14, 1949
  • Denfeld, Admiral Louis E., statement on Navy budget, June 18, 1949
  • Finletter, Thomas K., remarks at U. of Pennsylvania Club of New York, May 3, 1951
  • Gallery, Rear Admiral D. V., John Barry Day Address, Cleveland, September 17, 1950
  • Gray, Gordon, "The Army's Role in Maintaining the Nation's Defenses," Aug. 23, 1949
  • Halsey, Fleet Admiral Wm. F., before the Naval Order of the United States, December 14, 1950
  • Hume, Maj. General E. E., "U.N. Medical Service in the Korean Conflict," June 17, 1951
  • International Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Council, statement, "Business and International Economic Development," May 16, 1951
  • Johnson, Louis, address, "The Defense Establishment," August 22, 1949
  • Johnson, Louis, remarks at Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago dinner, March 17, 1950
  • Johnson, Louis, remarks at Kiwanis International Convention, May 11, 1950
  • Johnson, Louis, remarks to Joint meeting of American and Canadian Bar Associations, September 18, 1950
  • Koehler, John T., Armed Forces Day address, May 20, 1950
  • Mahoney, T.J. "Success"
  • Marshall, Sec. Defense George C., interview on the defense situation, April 1951
  • Meany, George, "How the AFL fights Communism...," March 13, 1951
  • Noble, Vice Admiral A.G., speech to American Society of Naval Engineers, 4/27/51
  • Unification, recommendations for, 1/20/51 (by Vice Admiral Samuel M. Robinson)
  • Sherman, Forrest P., Annapolis address, February 2, 1949
  • Sherman, Forrest P., address to New York Society of Military and Naval Officers of the World Wars, April 20, 1950
  • Sullivan, John L., speeches, 1948-1949
  • Symington, W. Stuart, speeches, August 24 and September 17, 1949
  • Walsh, Edward A., address at the Naval War College, "Soviet Geopolitics and Strategy," June 5, 1951
  • Wedemeyer, Gen. A.C., address to National War College, August 30, 1949
  • Wedemeyer, Gen. A.C., Armed Forces Day address, Lincoln, Nebraska, May 15, 1951
  • "A Study of 'Witch Hunting' and Hysteria in the United States"
  • Reorganization Act of 1949, resume of

Box 58

SECRETARY OF THE NAVY: Office of Public Information (Analysis Branch)
  • News Analysis, May 26-June 22, 1949
  • News Analysis, September 23, 1949
  • News Analysis, December 23, 1949
  • Clippings, October 1949
  • Denfeld declines transfer, December 1949 news clipping

Box 59

SECRETARY OF THE NAVY: State Department Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid File
  • Committee material, State Department Advisory Committee on Foreign Aid, August 1951-October 1952 (2 folders)
  • State Department Advisory Committee on Foreign Aid - non-profit activities in Point Four countries
AMBASSADOR TO IRELAND
  • Ireland, 1943-1952, miscellaneous
  • Irish, information bulletin, August 1949-June 1951

Box 60

  • "Eire," briefing manual
  • Correspondence, "A"
  • Correspondence, "B"
  • Correspondence, "C"
  • Correspondence, "D"
  • Democratic National Convention, 1952
  • Correspondence, "E"

Box 61

  • Correspondence, "F"
  • Correspondence, "G"
  • Correspondence, "H"
  • Hayward, Col. R.W., Correspondence, April 1951-September 1952
  • Correspondence, "I"
  • Correspondence, "J"
  • Correspondence, "K"
  • Correspondence, "L"

Box 62

  • Correspondence, "Mc"
  • Correspondence, "M"
  • Correspondence, "N"
  • Correspondence, "O"
  • Organizational affiliations, active and honorary

Box 63

  • Correspondence, "P"
  • Correspondence, "Q"
  • Correspondence, "R"
  • Correspondence, "S"
  • Correspondence, "T"
  • Correspondence, "U-V-W"
  • Correspondence, "X-Y-Z"
  • Washington Farewell Testimonial Dinner, October 1, 1951
  • St. Patrick's Day Statement, 1952
  • Address at University College, Cork, March 23, 1952
  • Speech material, miscellaneous

Box 64

MISCELLANEOUS FILE: Miscellaneous Speeches by Francis P. Matthews
  • American Legion National Convention, address to, October 7, 1925
  • Chicago Eucharistic Congress, 1926
  • U.S.O. Vice-President-address to California Club, March 23, 1942
  • "The Catholic Layman and Modern Problems," address of July 2, 1944
  • Personal matters - Eire, 1944-1949
  • Draft of Columbus Day radio address, 1945
  • Metropolitan Club
  • Commencement address, Villa Duchesne Academy, St. Louis, Mo., June 4, 1948
  • Spellman, Francis Cardinal introduction, May 9, 1949
MISCELLANEOUS FILE: Notices and Correspondence Re Death of Francis P. Matthews
  • Notices of death, Francis P. Matthews, October 18, 1951
  • Letters of sympathy on death of Ambassador Matthews

Box 65

NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS FILE
  • 1920s
  • 1930s
  • 1930s - political
  • 1930-1940 Scrapbook - Supreme Knight, Knights of Columbus
  • 1939-1940 Supreme Knight, Knights of Columbus

Box 66

  • 1940s, miscellaneous
  • 1943, January-February - Mission to to England and Ireland (2 folders)
  • 1943-1944, Clippings re Irish neutrality
  • 1944, October-November - Mission to Rome

Box 67

  • 1946-1950, Communism
  • 1947, re Lilienthal appointment
  • 1947, President's Committee on Civil Rights, Report of (2 folders)

Box 68

  • 1949, Secretary of the Navy - miscellaneous
  • 1949, September, Dedication of the National Cemetery of the Pacific
  • 1949, Unification and Crommelin controversy
  • 1949, Admiral Denfeld transfer and Admiral Sherman appointment

Box 69

  • 1950, Secretary of the Navy - miscellaneous
  • 1950, August, Boston speech - "Preventive War" controversy
  • 1950, November, Philippines trip
  • 1950-1951, Korean conflict
  • 1951, MacArthur dismissal
  • 1951 MacArthur hearings

Box 70

  • 1951, Secretary of the Navy - miscellaneous
  • 1951-1952, Ambassador to Ireland (2 folders)
  • 1952 death - Irish newspapers
  • 1910-1952, Biographical

Box 71

  • 1951 (8 folders)
  • 1952 (6 folders)
  • Miscellaneous
SUBJECT FILE

Box 72

  • Printed Materials [1 of 4]
  • Printed Materials [2 of 4]
  • Printed Materials [3 of 4]
  • Printed Materials [4 of 4]

Box 73

  • Memorabilia [1 of 4]
  • Memorabilia [2 of 4]
  • Memorabilia [3 of 4]
  • Memorabilia [4 of 4]
  • Knights of Columbus Prayer for Peace
  • Books
  • Photographs
  • Sound Recordings

Box 74 [2012 accretion]

  • Boston Speech Comments
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Denfeld, Louis
  • Eisenhower, Dwight D.
  • Floberg, John
  • Ireland
  • Johnson, Louis
  • Memorabilia
  • Photo Requests
  • Photos
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • Secretary of the Navy [1 of 2]
  • Secretary of the Navy [2 of 2]
  • Truman, Harry S.
  • Certificates
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