Robert E. Freer Papers

1899-1963

Member, Federal Trade Commission, 1935-1948

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Processed by: Willie L. Harriford, Jr. (1963); David Clark (2011); Jan Davis and David Clark (2016).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE, 1933-1948

Box 1

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F-G

Box 2

  • H-I
  • J
  • K
  • L
  • M
  • O-P
  • R

Box 3

  • S
  • T
  • V
  • W
  • Appointment to Federal Trade Commission (2 folders)

Box 4

  • Christmas greetings, gifts, and others
  • Civil service
  • Complimentary books (2 folders)
  • Condolence
  • Confidential from Washington (D.C.)

Box 5

  • Congratulatory notes
  • Congratulatory notes and replies
  • Congratulatory notes on reappointment to Federal Trade Commission
  • Congratulatory notes on becoming Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission
  • Congratulatory notes to others (folder 1)

Box 6

  • Congratulatory notes to others (folder 2)
  • Cornerstone laying of Federal Trade Commission Building
  • Densmore, Shohl, Sawyer and Densmore
  • Family letters and photographs
  • Foundry Church
  • Freer, Lt. Col., Mrs., and Maj. Romeo
  • Freer, Mrs. Alice

Box 7

  • Freer children
  • Freer, Mrs. Olive
  • Freer, Romeo, III
  • Hearing aid
  • Insurance
  • Inaugural parade, 1941
  • Kern, Howard L.
  • Miscellaneous
  • Notes of appreciation (3 folders)
  • Press releases

Box 8

  • Real estate
  • Roeder, J. Dawson
  • Requests for donations
  • Roderick, Mr. Frank J.
  • Speeches, and correspondence concerning speeches (2 folders)
  • Speeches - mailing list
  • Supple, Mr. Gilbert
  • Taxes
  • Thank you letters for endorsements - Federal Trade Commission, 1935
  • Wedding announcement, Robert C. and Alice, 1938
PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE, 1949-1962

Box 9

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G

Box 10

  • H
  • I
  • J
  • K
  • L
  • Mac and Mc
  • M
  • O
  • P

Box 11

  • R
  • S
  • T
  • U
  • V
  • W
  • American Bar Association
  • Announcements, lists of persons sent, firm of Freer and Galvin
  • Bar associations, various
  • Birthday letters
  • Board of Elections
  • Canal Zone
  • Cincinnati, University of - College of Law
  • Cockrill, Judge Edith A.

Box 12

  • Congratulations on starting new law office
  • Congratulations on starting new law office, answered
  • D.C. Society of Professional Engineers
  • Fair trade
  • Freer, Alice and Robin - schools, etc.
  • Freer, Mrs. Paul A.
  • George Washington University
  • Goodwin, Guy B., Jr.
  • Inaugural Committee, 1953
  • Leave record of Robert E. Freer at Federal Trade Commission
  • Letters of endorsement and application for Federal appointment

Box 13

  • Martindale-Hubbell, Inc.
  • "Regler Fellers"
  • Truman family, 1953-1959
  • University Club
PRIVATE PRACTICE FILES
  • Aronson, George A.
  • Associated Transport, Inc.
  • Barbour, Kimpel and Allen
  • Basic Vegetable Products, Inc. (2 folders)

Box 14

  • Benson Coal Company, NLRB
  • Benson Goss Fuels, Inc., appeal brief
  • Benson Goss Fuels, Inc., draft of brief
  • Benson Goss Fuels, Inc., correspondence
  • Benson Goss Fuels, Inc., trial notes (3 folders)
  • Blue vs. Chapman

Box 15

  • Briefs and forms (4 folders)

Box 16

  • Capson Manufacturing Company (3 folders)
  • Chin vs. Fong
  • Coast to Coast Stores, Inc.
  • Cohens, Reliable
  • Coty
  • Court forms
  • Cromwell Institute (2 folders)

Box 17

  • Cromwell Institute
  • Crucible Corporation
  • Disposal of Air Force property
  • Dudley LeBlanc, Inc. (3 folders)
  • Ellsworth Music Company

Box 18

  • Federal Career employees (2 folders)
  • Florida East Coast Bondholders
  • Florida Citrus Mutual (4 folders)

Box 19

  • Foremost Dairies, Inc. (7 folders)

Box 20

  • Frear, Senator J. Allen - radio station
  • Freer and Scott, office dockets
  • Washington College vs. Freer
  • Gardner, Hamilton - appeal of rating
  • Greek Shipowners Corp. claims
  • Hyam, George (Island Recreation and Homes Association) - Angel Island
  • Hunter, S.D.
  • Johnson vs. Johnson
  • Lewin, S.E.C. - File 54-168, A.P. & L.

Box 21

  • McCurry, U.T.
  • McGeer, Patricia
  • McPherson, Inc.
  • Manchester, Glenn W.
  • Meehanite Metal Corp.
  • Merger, law
  • Momand, A. B.
  • Morgan Steel Products, Inc.
  • Mosler Safe Company
  • Motions and pleadings Motor Carrier Bureau - I.C.C.

Box 22

  • Mutual Benefit Health and Accident Association (2 folders)
  • National Health Aids, Inc.

Box 23

  • National Heating Wholesalers
  • National Congress of Petroleum Retailers (2 folders)
  • National Petroleum Association
  • National Television Dealers Association
  • Nemer, Jerry
  • Peel vs. Transit Authority (2 folders)

Box 24

  • Pepsi-Cola Company (5 folders)
  • Pioneers, Inc.
  • Propper Manufacturing Company, Inc. (2 folders)

Box 25

  • Quisenberry, James A.
  • Rhode Pharmaceutical Company
  • Russell, John A.
  • Russell and Company (6 folders)
  • Safeway Stores, Inc.

Box 26

  • Sample pleadings
  • Shell Oil Company
  • Snare, Frederick - Corporation
  • Stein, Edward George
  • Sunshine Biscuit Company (2 folders)
  • Supple soles
  • Texas-Ohio Gas Company (3 folders)

Box 27

  • United Hotels of Puerto Rico, Inc. and Condado Beach Hotel Company
  • U.S. Security Company - Lindenberg, Leo
  • Virginia Woolen Company (3 folders)
  • Wain's Laboratory
  • Waltham Bearing Company
  • Waring vs. U.S. Court of Claims

Box 28

  • Waring vs. U.S. Court of Claims (3 folders)
  • Weakly, Frank E.
  • Wilkins, John H., Company
  • David Wills vs. Drapers Company
  • Wilner, J.A. vs. Commissioner of Internal Revenue
  • Winfield and Eleanor Burns
  • Wire Specialties and Manufacturing Corp.
GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE FILES

Box 29

  • Administrative Procedure Act
  • Administrative Procedure Act - Attorney General's Committee
  • American Bar Association, Administrative Law Section (2 folders)
  • American Bar Association, International Trade Regulations (2 folders)

Box 30

  • American Legion (2 folders)
  • American University
  • Bar Association, Washington, D.C.
  • Bills
  • Board of Election, Hamilton County, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Board of Trade, Fair Trade Commission (2 folders)

Box 31

  • Basing Point, Cement Case (4 folders)
  • Clubs
  • Commissioners of Federal Trade Commission (in order of succession)
  • Congressional Record

Box 32

  • Corporation mergers
  • Federal Bar Association (2 folders)
  • Federal Bar Foundation
  • Federal Power Commission
  • Federal Trade Commission, anti-trust laws
  • Federal Trade Commission, cosmetic industry

Box 33

  • Federal Trade Commission, news releases
  • Federal Trade Commission, Trade Practice Bulletin
  • Federal Trade Commission, speeches and addresses
  • Federal Trade Commission, opinions of the Commission
  • Food and Drug Administration
  • George Washington University - Athletic Committee
  • George Washington University - confidential from Washington
  • George Washington University - miscellaneous

Box 34

  • George Washington University - trustees meetings and minutes
  • George Washington University Victory Council (4 folders)

Box 35

  • Government agencies, correspondence with
  • Government Printing Office
  • Hearing Examiner, Chief - Federal Power Commission (2 folders)
  • Hoover Commission - Task Force on paperwork
  • Housing bills
  • Index
  • Inter-American Bar Association
  • Interstate Commerce Commission
  • Justice, Department of
  • Ketcham, Orman
  • Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission - Civil War Centennial Commission

Box 36

  • Lists of names and addresses
  • Mail List - D.C. and miscellaneous
  • Mail List - California, San Francisco, Los Angeles
  • Mail List - B
  • Mail List - Colorado
  • Mail List - Illinois
  • Mail List - Indiana
  • Mail List - Michigan
  • Mail List - Missouri
  • Mail List - New York
  • Mail List - Ohio
  • Mail List - Oregon
  • Mail List - Pennsylvania
  • Mail List - Tennessee
  • Mail List - Washington
  • Military records
  • Miller, J.M.
  • Miscellaneous correspondence (2 folders)

Box 37

  • Natural Gas Act - legislative history
  • Newspaper clippings (4 folders)
  • Ohio Society of Washington
  • O'Mahoney, Sen. Joseph C., articles by

Box 38

  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity (3 folders)
  • Publications
  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Senate Subcommittee on Anti-Trust
  • Select Committee on Small Business
  • Small Business Committee
  • Speeches, 1935-1955 (folder 1)

Box 39

  • Speeches, (folders 2-4)
  • Trade practice agreements
  • Trade Practice Bulletin
  • Trade Regulations
  • Tungsten-newspaper items re
  • U.S. Court of Appeals

Box 40

  • Washington Board of Trade
  • Washington Trade Association Executives
  • Washington World Affairs Center
  • Who's Who in America
  • World Trade Committee
  • White House Conference on Highway Safety (3 folders)
PRINTED AND PROCESSED MATERIALS FILES

Box 41

  • Relaxation of Rail regulations (4 Vol.)
  • Reparation - Interstate Commerce Law by Otis L. Mohundro

Box 42

  • American Legion - Resolutions
  • American Legion - Procedures Research Section, National Legislative Division
  • American Legion - Veterans benefits
  • American Legion - Communism
  • American Legion - The Inquirendo Banquet
  • American Legion - Housing

Box 43

  • American Legion - Universal Military Training
  • Duplicates of cases before various commissions
  • Cases before NLBB
  • Cases before FTC
  • Miscellaneous correspondence
  • Speeches - The Ethics of Advertising, 2-9-49
  • Speeches - Let's Stop Kicking the Anti-Trust Laws Around, 12-7-48
  • Speeches - The Basing Point Pricing System, 12-28-48
  • Speeches - Geographical Pricing, The Basing Point Problem and the Implications of the Detroit Oil Jobbers Case
  • Federal Trade Commission - press releases

Box 44

  • Law notes and cases, administrative law
  • Law notes, torts, Vol. I and II
  • Law notes, torts and text review, Vol. IV
  • Economic Foundations of the Regulation of Public Utilities
  • Miscellaneous Valuations Notes
  • Valuation articles and memos

Box 45

  • Addresses by members of the Federal Trade Commission Statements before the Anti-trust
  • Sub-committee of the House Committee on the Judiciary
  • Duplicate speeches of R.E. Freer
  • Law notes - trial notes
  • Law notes - torts, Vol. III
  • Law notes - Debates Parliamentary Procedure
  • Law notes - Bar Review

Box 46

  • Consolidation of Railroads - lecture notes, American University
  • Federal Valuation of Railroads
  • Regulation of transportation theory and practice
  • Interstate Commerce
  • Relaxation of Rail Regulations - Research Report
MISCELLANEOUS FILE

Box 47

  • Federal Trade Commission - Monthly Summary of Work - 1948
  • Proposed findings of fact on order in the matter of Pillsbury Mills, Inc. Docket No. 6000.
  • Factors in rate making for Natural Gas and Natural Gas Pipeline Companies
  • The Reception of Evidence for the Federal Trade Commission (2 copies)
  • Bankruptcy Laws of the United States
  • War Activities of the Federal Trade Commission
  • Restraints in Building Finance
  • The Robinson-Patman Anti-Price Discrimination Act

Box 48

  • Reparation, Vol. 2
  • Coordinator's Reports Nos. 1, 2, 3

Box 49

  • The Reception of Evidence for the Federal Trade Commission
  • Digest of the Robinson-Patman Act
  • Federal Trade Commission Act Amendments
  • Federal Trade Commission powers of Investigation
  • R. Exs. 569 & 572, F.T.C. Docket No. 6000.

Box 50

  • Miscellaneous speeches by Robert Freer, 1935-1943
  • Letter, JFK to R.E. Freer, 2-11-61
PAMPHLET FILE

Box 51

  • Pamphlets

Box 52

  • Pamphlets

Box 53

  • Pamphlets

Box 54

  • Pamphlets

Box 55

  • Pamphlets

Box 56

  • Pamphlets

Box 57

  • Pamphlets

Box 58

  • Pamphlets

Box 59

  • Pamphlets

Box 60

  • Pamphlets

Box 61

  • Pamphlets

Box 62

  • Pamphlets

Box 63

  • Pamphlets

Box 64

  • Pamphlets

Box 65

  • Pamphlets

Box 66 [2011 accretion]

  • Articles
  • Clippings
  • "In-Com-Co"
  • Personal Writings
  • Printed Materials
  • Reports
  • Certificates
  • Scrapbook, 1899-1946
  • Scrapbook, 1947-1956
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