Oscar L. Chapman Papers

Dates: 1931-1964

Secretary of the Interior, 1949-1953

See also Oscar L. Chapman oral history.

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Size: 56 linear feet.
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: Delbert A. Bishop and Roland W. Doty Jr. (1961); Jan Davis and David Clark (2015).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

Box 1

  • Manuscript Entitled Senator - Statesman, Six Years with Edward P. Costigan in the U.S. Senate, by Lee Johnson
  • List of Correspondence and Related Material Received by Senator Edward P. Costigan
  • List of Positions Received Through Senator Costigan's Office, 1932-1936

Box 2

  • List of Applications General Received Through Senator Costigan's Office, 1932-1936
  • Correspondence of Oscar L. Chapman with Senator Edward P. Costigan, June 1932-Sept. 1936 (2 folders)
  • Photographs showing Proposed Developments at "Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site" Hyde Park, N.Y., 1948

Box 3

  • Report on the American Technical Mission to India, Aug. - 1942
  • White House Conference on Children in a Democracy, 1939-1940
  • Records of the Justice Black Dinner Committee - Sample Kit of Material Used Preceding Hugo L. Black Testimony Dinner, Apr. 3, 1945
  • Records of the Justice Black Dinner Committee
  • Records of the Justice Black Dinner Committee - Attendance Correspondence, Mar. 16-Mar. 22, 1945
  • Records of the Justice Black Dinner Committee - Attendance Correspondence, Mar. 23-May 17, 1945

Box 4

  • Records of the Justice Black Dinner Committee - Letters from Sponsors, Feb.-Apr. 1945
  • Records of the Justice Black Dinner Committee - Patronesses Interdepartmental Committee to Coordinate Health and Welfare Activities: Nov. 16, 1935-June 16, 1938

Box 5

  • Interdepartmental Committee to Coordinate Health and Welfare Activities: July 9, 1938-July 23, 1940 (3 folders)
  • Interdepartmental Committee to Coordinate Health and Welfare Activities: Report of Proceedings of National Health Conference, July 18, 1938, pages 1-114

Box 6

  • Interdepartmental Committee to Coordinate Health and Welfare Activities: Report of Proceedings of National Health Conference, July 19-20, 1938, pages 115-581 (3 folders)
  • Reading File of Letters Sent by Secretary of Interior, July 1, 1952-Jan. 19, 1953

Box 7

  • Reading File of Letters Sent by Secretary of Interior, Jan. 2, 1951-June 30, 1952 (3 folders)

Box 8

  • Reading File of Letters Sent by Secretary of Interior, Nov. 26, 1949-Dec. 31, 1950 (3 folders)

Box 9

  • Calendar Sheets of Oscar L. Chapman, 1946-1948 (3 folders)

Box 10

  • Calendar Sheets of Oscar L. Chapman, 1949-1950 (2 folders)

Box 11

  • Calendar Sheets of Oscar L. Chapman, 1951-1952 (2 folders)

Box 12

  • List of Appointments of Oscar L. Chapman, 1934-1938, 1940-1942 (4 folders)
  • Memoranda of Evening Engagements of Oscar L. Chapman

Box 13

  • Memoranda of Evening Engagements of Oscar L. Chapman, 1951-1952 (2 folders)
CORRESPONDENCE, 1933-Nov. 1949
  • A-AL
  • Adams, Senator Alva B.
  • Adams, Clarence
  • Albright, Horace M.

Box 15

  • AM-BI
  • Ammons, Governor Teller
  • Billikopf, Jacob

Box 16

  • BL-CAP
  • Bloch, Ivan
  • Bodemuller, H.R.
  • Brannan, Charles F.
  • Brierly, Justin (Edw. D. White)
  • Brownlow, James A.

Box 16

  • CAR-COK
  • Carhart, Arthur H.
  • Carroll, John A.
  • Cherrington, Dr. Ben M.

Box 17

  • COL-CU
  • Collins, Clem and Harker
  • Costigan, Mrs. Edward
  • Craig, Albert G.
  • Cunningham, Dr. T.D.

Box 18

  • DA-EZ
  • Dewson, Mary
  • Dexter, Louis (The New Commonwealth)
  • Dickerson, Fred E.
  • Downing, Warwick M.
  • Ernst, Morris L.

Box 19

  • FA-GO
  • Farley, James A.
  • Fischer, Mrs. Valentine B.
  • Frasier, George Willard
  • Ginsberg, Charles
  • Girault, Thomas L.

Box 20

  • GRA-HAZ
  • Granik, Ted
  • Gross, John E.
  • Gruening, Ernest
  • Hannegan, Robert E.
  • Harl, Maple T.

Box 21

  • HE-I
  • Hildreth, Melvin
  • Hilliard, Benjamin C., Jr.
  • Horbein, Phillip

Box 22

  • JA-KZ
  • Johnson, Sen. Ed. C.
  • Johnson, Louis
  • Kettering, C. Edgar
  • Killion, George

Box 23

  • LABOR-LY
  • Labor, Secretary of

Box 24

  • MA-McC
  • Manly, Basil
  • Marsh, James A.
  • Mast, Eugene H.
  • McCormick, J.E.
  • McCusker, Dick

Box 25

  • McD-MOR
  • McGlone, William F.
  • Moehlman, Arthur B.
  • Morrissey, Thomas J.

Box 26

  • MOY-NICHOLAS
  • Moynihan, Charles J.
  • Nicholas, Ralph A.

Box 27

  • NICHOLSON-OZ
  • Nicholson, Rex L.
  • Norlin, George
  • O'Mahoney, Sen. Joseph C.

Box 28

  • PA-RN
  • Pauley, Edwin (Case of) - Testimony
  • Pinchot, Gifford

Box 29

  • ROB-SH
  • Roche, Miss (Josephine)
  • Roche, Miss (re Miss Switzer)
  • Rogers, Byron
  • Shelly, Jack (California State Federation of Labor)

Box 30

  • SI-STR
  • Stainback, Ingram M.
  • Stapleton, Ben F.

Box 31

  • SU-WE
  • Sweet, William E.
  • Tuck, William M.
  • Walker, Walter

Box 32

  • WH-YOU
  • Whatley, Barney
  • Whitley, Ennis Parker
  • Youngs, James Roy
GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE AND REFERENCE FILE, 1933-Nov. 1949

Box 33

  • American League For Free Palestine
  • American Legion
  • American Palestine Committee

Box 34

  • Anderson, Marian - Concert
  • Anderson, Marian - Mural
  • Bronson Cutting Memorial Committee
  • Business Group
  • Carver, Dr. George Washington - Committee

Box 35

  • Colorado - General
  • Colorado Public Utilities Bill
  • Colorado Springs Cantonment - letters re
  • Dies Committee Publicity - letters re
  • Disabled American Veterans
  • FSA - Administrator - letters re appointment of
  • Guest Lists
  • Hadassah
  • Howard University
  • Interdepartmental Committee on Employee Investigations - Interdepartmental Committee Investigations (2 folders)

Box 36

  • I.C.E.I. - Cases submitted to the Interdepartmental Committee for Advisory Opinion
  • I.C.E.I. - Disposal of Cases
  • I.C.E.I. - Employees Loyalty Oath No. 9835
  • I.C.E.I. - Minutes of Meetings
  • I.C.E.I. - Opinions on Cases
  • I.C.E.I. - Pending Cases

Box 37

  • I.C.E.I. - Policy and Procedure
  • I.C.E.I. - Secretary's Letter to Kerr Committee
  • Little Cabinet
  • Military Government Board - List of Applicants
  • Military Government Board - List of Colorado Applicants
  • Monopoly Committee
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • Naval Marine Post # 101 (Ed Anderson)
  • Negro Affairs
  • Organizations

Box 38

  • Property - 1314 Marion Street, Denver
  • Public Defender, Cook County, Illinois
  • Race Relations, committee on
  • Racial Minority Groups
  • Radio Station - Pueblo
  • Rocky Mountain Area Planning
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. - Foundation
  • San Francisco Conference, Sept. 18, 1949
  • Tobacco Festival

Box 39

  • Town Meeting of the Air
  • University of Denver Alumni Assn.
  • Upper Monongahela Valley - Committee on
  • Western Conference - Littel, Dimock, etc.
CORRESPONDENCE, Nov. 1949-Jan. 1953

Box 40

  • AA-BAR

Box 41

  • BAS-BRO
  • Brannan, Secretary

Box 42

  • BRU-CL
  • Cherry Blossom Festival

Box 43

  • COA-DA
  • Davies, Ralph K.

Box 44

  • DE-EP

Box 45

  • ER-GO

Box 46

  • GRA-HI

Box 47

  • HO-JE
  • Ickes, Harold L.
  • Ickes Memorial Concert, April 30, 1952

Box 48

  • JO-KY

Box 49

  • LA-MAR

Box 50

  • MAS-McC

Box 51

  • McD-PA

Box 52

  • PE-ROG

Box 53

  • ROH-SH

Box 54

  • SI-SY

Box 55

  • TA-WAL

Box 56

  • WAR-WH

Box 57

  • WIC-Z
GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE FILE, November 1949-1953

Box 58

  • Adams, Alva B. - Tunnel
  • Agriculture - Interior Relations: Dept. Interior - Dept. Agriculture Relations
  • Agriculture - Interior Relations: Reorganization of Agriculture (S. 1149)
  • "Assistant Secretaries" - Asst. Sec. Davidson
  • "Assistant Secretaries" - Asst. Sec. Doty
  • "Assistant Secretaries" - Adm. Asst. Sec. Northrop
  • "Assistant Secretaries" - Asst. Sec. Rose
  • "Assistant Secretaries" - Under Sec. Searles
  • "Assistant Secretaries" - Asst. Sec. Warne
  • "Assistant Secretaries" - Conference of the Secretaries
  • Chapman, Oscar L. - Personal - Awards and Presentation to Hon. Oscar L. Chapman
  • Chapman, Oscar L. - Personal - biographical sketch
  • Chapman, Oscar L. - Personal - Christmas Cards Received
  • Chapman, Oscar L. - Personal - Guest List - Reception, Jan 19, 1949, The Westchester

Box 59

  • Chapman, Oscar L. - Personal - Hallanan, Walter S. - Address of the Chairman National Petroleum Council - Dinner for Secretary Chapman, Statler - Dec. 8, 1952
  • Chapman, Oscar L. - Personal - Luncheon - Art - Feb. 6, 1951
  • Chapman, Oscar L. - Personal - Luncheon for the President, members of his staff and members of the Interior Insular and Public Lands Committees, Feb. 7, 1951
  • Chapman, Oscar L. - Personal - Luncheon for Information Men, July 18, 1951
  • Chapman, Oscar L. - Personal - Luncheon for Director Demaray, NPS, Nov. 18, 1951, 12:30 P.M. Dinner for Director Demaray 8:00 P.M.
  • Chapman, Oscar L. - Personal - Luncheon for Mr. Doty and Mr. Northrop, Friday, June 9, 1950
  • Chapman, Oscar L. - Personal - Luncheon - Venezuelan Reciprocal Trade Agreement Team, 12:30 P.M., Aug. 1, 1952
  • Chapman, Oscar L. - Personal - Hearing re: Nomination of Oscar L. Chapman to be Secretary of the Interior
  • Chapman, Oscar L. - Personal - Newspaper Clippings 1949-1951
  • Chapman, Oscar L. - Personal - Newspaper Clippings 1952
  • Chapman, Oscar L. - Personal - Society, Colorado State

Box 60

  • Chapman, Oscar L. - Personal - Speech, Citizen Day - Alton, Illinois
  • Columbia Valley Administration
  • Confidential
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Foundation
  • Hardy Report
  • International Resource Conference
  • Invitations - A-M
  • Invitations - N-Z
  • Invitations - Pending
  • Kings River Project Hearing Federal Power Commission, Mar. 21, 1950 10:00 A.M.
  • Membership

Box 61

  • Mexican Oil
  • National Conference of Christians and Jews
  • Park Service - Jackson Hole
  • Potash - General (folder 1)

Box 62

  • Potash - General (folder 2)
  • Potash - Potash Development
  • Potash - Material - Senate Potash Hearings 1945

Box 63

  • Potash - Searles Lake Potash Properties
  • Power (Information)
  • Reading Files - Digest of Reading File (Aug. 9, 1950-Dec. 29, 1950)
  • Reading Files - Digest of Reading File (Jan. 1-May 11, 1951)
  • Roanoke Rapids Dam
  • St. Lawrence Seaway

Box 64

  • Saline Water Program
  • Sea Water Distillation
  • Schoeppel Hearing - Sept. 1950 - Original File (3 folders)

Box 65

  • Schoeppel Hearing - Sept. 1950 - Extra Copy File (re his defense)
  • Schoeppel Hearing - Sept. 1950 - Correspondence Regarding Hearing, A-M

Box 66

  • Schoeppel Hearing - Sept. 1950 - Correspondence Regarding Hearing, N-S
  • Schoeppel Hearing - Sept. 1950 - Correspondence Regarding Hearing, T-Z
  • Schoeppel Hearing - Sept. 1950 - Two Scrapbooks containing newspaper articles about Schoeppel hearing

Box 67

  • Secretary of the Interior, 1933-1946 (3 folders)

Box 68

  • Segregation in Public Facilities, City of Washington, D.C. - General
  • Segregation in Public Facilities, City of Washington, D.C. - Swimming Pool Operation, 1950-1952 (3 folders)
  • Speaking Engagements

Box 69

  • Sponsorships
  • Surplus Property (3 folders)
  • Synthetics

Box 70

  • Territories - Guam
  • Territories - Virgin Islands Corporation
  • Trips of Oscar L. Chapman - List of trips and Speaking Engagements
  • Trips of Oscar L. Chapman - Jackson Day Dinner, Los Angeles, California, Jan. 23, 1950, Nebraska Reclamation Association, Grand Island, Nebraska, Jan. 26, 1950
  • Trips of Oscar L. Chapman - Second Annual Roosevelt Day Dinner, Chicago, Illinois, Jan. 27, 1950
  • Trips of Oscar L. Chapman - Youngstown, Ohio, Feb. 4, 1950
  • Trips of Oscar L. Chapman - Homecoming, Denver, Colorado, Mar. 1, 1950
  • Trips of Oscar L. Chapman - Annual Convention of the National Rural Electric Cooperatives Association, Mar. 7, 1950

Box 71

  • Trips of Oscar L. Chapman - President's Western Trip, May 6-18, 1950
  • Trips of Oscar L. Chapman - Youngstown, Ohio, June 17, 19950 - Paducah, Kentucky, June 18, 1950
  • Trips of Oscar L. Chapman - A.P.I. Convention, Los Angeles, California, Nov. 12-15, 1950
  • Trips of Oscar L. Chapman - American Association of Petroleum Geologists, St. Louis, Missouri, Apr. 24, 1951
  • Trips of Oscar L. Chapman - Chicago, Illinois, May 5, 1951 - Omaha, Nebraska, May 5, 1951
  • Trips of Oscar L. Chapman - Mexico City, Mexico, July 25-26, 1951