Stephen J. Spingarn Papers

Dates: 1933-1972

Administrative Assistant to the President, 1950; Member, Federal Trade Commission, 1950-1953

See also Stephen J. Spingarn oral history and files.

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

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Processed by: Roland Doty (1961); Willie L. Harriford, Jr.; Erwin J. Mueller (1964, 1965, 1967 and 1971)

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

COUNTER INTELLIGENCE CORPS FILE

Box 1

  • Memos re Spingarn magazine articles and book (3 folders)
  • Memos re U.S. military C.I. and related papers prepared for General Gruenther
  • Counter intelligence program and resolution (folders 1 and 2)

Box 2

  • Counter intelligence program and resolution (folder 3)
  • Requests for C.I.C. Roth material materials
  • Thill correspondence
  • Counter Intelligence Corps file (folder 1)

Box 3

  • Counter Intelligence Corps file (folder 2)
  • Counter Intelligence Corps, 1951
  • Counter Intelligence Corps, 1952
  • Counter Intelligence Corps, 1953 (2 folders)

Box 4

  • "The care and feeding of spys"
  • Western trip - (Chicago convention - California trip)
  • Counter Intelligence Reporter, Vol. 1
  • Copies of C.I.C. resolution
  • Bleichner intelligence bibliography
  • National Counter Intelligence Corps Association letterheads
  • Counter Intelligence Corps personal correspondence
  • Italy file
  • D.C. Intelligence Chapter
  • Espionage and counter-espionage bibliography

Box 5

  • Mario Martinelli
  • Mario Martinelli, 1944
  • Carla Costa
  • Leads derived from interrogation of Carla Costa
  • The case of Karl Wulf and others
  • C.I.C. correspondence
  • Intelligence file

Box 6

  • C.I.C. correspondence with military leaders and C.I.C. officials (1945-1967)
  • C.I.C. and N.C.I.C.A. correspondence - Peterson letters
  • C.I.C. - 1948 Convention - resolution and correspondence
  • C.I.C. 1950 Convention
  • C.I.C. 1951 Convention
  • C.I.C. 1952 Convention
  • C.I.C. 1953 Convention
  • Memo regarding U.S. military C.I.C. and items prepared for Gen. Alfred M. Gruenther
  • SJS - magazine articles and NCICA items - Army OACSI material
TREASURY DEPARTMENT FILE

Box 7

  • Rauch case
  • President's Temporary Commission on Employee Loyalty, 1946, Vol. I (2 folders)
  • President's Temporary Commission on Employee Loyalty, 1946, Vol. II (4 folders)

Box 8

  • Treasury Dept. - Confidential File
  • Administrative Procedure Act, 79th Congress
  • Excerpts from the proceedings of the National Emergency Council (1933-1936)
  • Treasury Department, Legal Division, Legislative Section, Office Manual

Box 9

  • File B - Official Business, June 22 - December 31, 1940
  • File B - Official Business, January 1 - May 31, 1941
  • File B - Official Business, June 1 - September 20, 1941
  • File B - Official Business, October 1941 - February 1942
  • Correspondence re the Lend-Lease Act (1941)
  • Legislative history of the Foreign Property Control Statue (1941)

Box 10

  • Chronological File, April 1 - July 30, 1946
  • Chronological File, August 3 - September 30, 1946
  • Chronological File, October 1 - November 15, 1946
  • Chronological File, November 18 - December 31, 1946
  • Chronological File, January 1 - March 31, 1947
  • Chronological File, April 1 - June 30, 1947

Box 11

  • Chronological File, July-December 1947
  • Chronological File, January-June 1948
  • Chronological File, July-December 1948
  • Chronological File, January-February 1949
ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FILE: General

Box 12

  • Bar Association (Federal)
  • Budget in Operation, August-September 1950
  • Budget in Operation, October 1949
  • Budget in Operation, March 1950
  • Budget in Operation, April 1950
  • Chronological file (correspondence file) February 16, 1949 - July 29, 1949
  • Chronological file (correspondence file) August 1 - December 30, 1949

Box 13

  • Chronological file, January 1950-April 1950
  • Chronological file, May-June 1950
  • Chronological file, July-August 1950
  • Chronological file, September-October 1950
  • Correspondence with Harry S. Truman (1950)

Box 14

  • Congressional Record Digest, January 9, 1950 - May 31, 1950
  • Congressional Record Digest, June 1 - September 22, 1950
  • Economic Indicators
  • Federal civilian personnel - Hatch Act
  • Federal civilian personnel - nominations
  • Federal civilian personnel - recruitment
  • Federal civilian personnel - applicants and recommendations
  • Foreign affairs - Panama Canal
  • Foreign aid - Point IV, March 6, 1949 - September 8, 1950

Box 15

  • Foreign policy - U.N. - Genocide (2 folders)
  • Finance and industry - S.E.C., F.D.I.C., and others
  • Finance and industry - Economic file (domestic)
  • Finance and industry - Council of Economic Advisors
  • Finance and industry - Small business program
  • General government - 1950 Budget

Box 16

  • General government - Congressional investigations
  • General government - Election of the President and Vice President
  • General government - Federal Real Estate Bill
  • General government - Legislative history (Portal to Portal Pay Act of 1947)
  • General government - Lobbying
  • General government - Military personnel hospitalization
  • General government - Reorganization plan No. 12
  • General government - Reorganization Act legislation

Box 17

  • General government - 1950 State of the Union, Economic Report and Legislative program
  • Government corporations - Virgin Islands
  • Government finance - Tax
  • Housing - California - Home Loan Bank Litigation
  • Housing - Rent control

Box 18

  • Housing - S. 1070
  • International affairs - Atlantic Pact
  • International affairs - Atomic energy
  • International affairs - Austria and Greece
  • International affairs - China and Asia
  • International affairs - Cold War file
  • International affairs - Displaced persons
  • International affairs - Dollar Gap study (Post E.C.A.)
  • International affairs - Economic Cooperation Act
  • International affairs - ECA appropriation European Recovery Program
  • International affairs - Foreign policy
  • International affairs - Great Britain
  • International affairs - Guatemala
  • International affairs - Harriman assignment

Box 19

  • International affairs - India
  • International affairs - Indonesia
  • International affairs - Japan
  • International affairs - Korea
  • International affairs - Military Assistance Program
  • International affairs - Palestine refugee problem
  • International affairs - Puerto Rico

Box 20

  • International affairs - Reciprocal trade agreement program
  • International affairs - Russia-Germany
  • International affairs - Spain-Yugoslavia
  • International affairs - U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization
  • International affairs - U.N. & Foreign Affairs
  • International affairs - International Commodity Clearing House (I.C.C.H.)
  • International affairs - Vatican file
  • International affairs - War claims legislation
  • Labor - Unemployment file
  • Labor - Oil file
  • Labor - Migratory workers
  • Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations (C.I.O.)
  • Military Assistance Program
  • Miscellaneous - Administrative file

Box 21

  • Miscellaneous - General (2 folders)
  • Miscellaneous - White House staff services
  • National Defense - Civil Rights
  • National Defense - Defense program administration
  • National Defense - Kefauver Crime Investigating Committee
  • National Defense - Moral Crusade
  • National Defense - Truth Campaign
  • Natural resources - Rubber
  • Speeches - Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner speech, 1950

Box 22

  • Speeches - Miscellaneous
  • Speeches - Truman (public reaction)
  • Speeches - U.S. Court House - laying cornerstone, June 27, 1950
  • Speeches - Washington's Birthday, 1950
  • Speeches - President's Western Trip - May 1950 (2 folders)

Box 23

  • Speeches - President Truman's (1947-1953, 4 folders)

Box 24

  • Special file - S.J. Spingarn
  • Transportation and communication
  • Transportation and communication - new Washington Airport (S.456)
  • Summary-legislation status
  • Summary of Status - Draft of legislation re. recommendations of the President not enacted during the 81st Congress, (2 folders)
  • Summary of Status - Legislation re. Presidential recommendation (2 folders) (81st Congress)
  • Legislation - Aid to education
  • Legislation - Relating to labor

Box 25

  • Legislation - Relating to general government
  • Legislation - Civil rights (2 folders)
  • Legislation - Civil rights F.E.P.C.

Box 26

  • Legislation - Civil Rights - bills
  • Legislation - Relating to Federal civilian personnel
  • Legislation - Agriculture and agricultural resources
  • Legislation - Relating to natural resources (2 folders)

Box 27

  • Legislation - Relating to social welfare, health, and security (2 folders)
  • Legislation - Relating to national defense (2 folders)
  • Miscellaneous - Draft veto message and statements: (2 folders) private relief and enrolled bills
ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FILE: White House Desk Manual

Box 28

  • Memo to Mr. Simms, Admin. Asst. to Senator Humphrey, transmitting material (Presidential Message) and information to be used in connection with a speech (5/8/50)
  • Small Business program
  • ECA Appropriations - Letter from Cong. McCormack with Memo for the President (5/12/50)
  • H.R. 2734, Anti-Monopoly Bill - Memo for Mr. Feeney (5/16/50)
  • Internal Security legislation
  • Reorganization Plan No.12
  • Situation Report re Senate Cloture Vote on FEPC. (5/19/50)
  • S. 595, 81st Congress, Justice-sponsored internal security bill - Memo for Files (6/1/50)
  • Proposal for small select White House Library
  • H.R. 5940, Aid to Medical Education Bill - Memo for Files (6/6/50) - 6/29/50 - Memo to Secretary Johnson (8/8/50) Lets. to Johnson and Gray (7/28/50) Memo for Files (8/16/50)
  • Memorandum to Mr. Ewing, FSA, re need for health insurance program -- episodic documentation. (6/7/50; 6/8/50); Memo for File by SJS, dated 9/8/50, re veto of H.R. 6217, requiring Gov't to provide all vets of Sp. - American War outpatient treatment by VA for non-service-connected disabilities
  • Tax Legislation - Memorandum for the President (6/5/50)
  • Bessie Mae Sloan-Obera H. Justice Chase
  • Presidential reply to Attorney General about fine record of Solicitor General Perlman (6/10/50) - Memo for Mr. Murphy
  • Miscellany on Executive Office relationships - Memo for SJS from Neustadt (6/12/50)
  • Program for visit to Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, Virginia (6/15/50)
  • Veto Message on S. 1008, basing point bill (6/16/50)
  • Suggested items for discussion with Congressional leaders
  • Reorganization Plan 24
  • Personal history statements (John Carlock - Richard Neustadt)
  • Reorganization Plan 22 - Memo re RFC General Counsel Dougherty (7/3/50)
  • "Politics and the Poet", by J.E. Spingarn - Memo for the President (7/3/50)
  • Nominations
  • Proposal for backing up U.S. "Campaign of Truth" - Memo by SJS (7/7/50)
  • H.R. 8706, 81st Congress, providing for purchase of blanket surety bonds covering Government officers and employees, Memo for Mr. Roger Johnes, Budget (7/8/50)
  • Memo for the Hoey Subcommittee Sex Pervert Investigation File (7/10/50)
  • Memo re Court decisions which have given legislative history weight to President's Message to Congress at time he approved Portal to Portal Act of 1947 - to Mr. Murphy (7/20/50)
  • Letter to H. Stewart McDonald from SJS re job applicant - recruitment (7/13/50)
  • Memo re New Washington Airport Bill (S. 456) - (7/20/50)
  • Memo to Mr. Dawson re Carl W. Berueffy's letter concerning wages of Post Office Department employee suspended on loyalty charges (7/20/50)
  • Memo to Asst. Atty. Gen. Harris re constitutionality of S. 2311 (Mundt-Johnston-Ferguson bill) (7/20/50)
  • Photostat copy of Gov. Thurmond's letter which appeared in magazine ("Listen" Temperance Society Organ) - (5/1/50)
  • "Defense Production Act of 1950"
  • Letter to Chairman Spence (House - re H.R. 9196)
  • Letter to Chairman Maybank (Senate - re S. 3936)
  • Conflicting Com. req. for simultaneous testimony by Gen. Bradley in connection with Defense Production Act. (7/25/50)
  • Letter from Tom Ackerman, Chicago, Ill., wanting representation for a client who has a War Reparations claim pending against Netherlands Government (7/8/50). SJS' reply (7/11/50) Letter from T. Ackerman (7/28/50)
  • President Truman's Message to Third Nat'l CIC Convention (NYC) (8/3/50) - SJS to Hassett memo (7/28/50)
  • Difficulties of English Jehovah Witnesses with U.S. Immigration Authorities Memo for Record and newspaper clipping from N.Y. Times of (7/25/50).
  • Sample of Daily Reminder Notes (7/31/50)
  • McCarran amendment to omnibus appropriation bill providing for a $100 million loan to Spain - Memo by SJS (8/2/50)
  • Committee for Constitutional Government Propaganda Against the House Buchanan Committee on Lobbying - Memo for Record by SJS (8/2/50)
  • "The Enactment of the FBI Retirement Bill" - (By Committee on Public Administration Cases - 1949)
  • "The Free and the Brave" - (A letter to the House Un-American Activities Committee on the Mun