W. John Kenney Papers

Dates: 1946-1953

Under Secretary of the Navy, 1947-1949

See also W. John Kenney oral history.

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Size: 3 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: Erwin J. Mueller (1982).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

APPOINTMENTS FILE, 1949

Box 1

  • December-March, 1949

CHRONOLOGICAL CORRESPONDENCE FILE, 1947-1953

  • March 1947
  • April-June 1947

Box 2

  • October-December 1947
  • January-March 1948
  • October-December 1948

Box 3

  • January-March 1949
  • April-November 1949
  • January-July 1950

Box 4

  • August-September 1950
  • October-December 1950
  • January-June 1951

Box 5

  • July-December 1951
  • January-December 1953
  • Official Correspondence, 1947

SPEECH FILE, 1946-1949

Box 6

  • 1946: May 14: S. 2044 - (Unification of the Armed Forces)
  • 1946: May 28: H.R. 6448
  • 1946: May 28: H.R. 5911 - (Research and development - National Defense)
  • 1946: June 1: Dedication of Harkness Hall, Rochester, New York
  • 1946: June 5: H.R. 5940 - (Government-owned patents)
  • 1946: June 12: S. 1717 - (development and control of atomic energy)
  • 1946: June 21: Air research demonstration - Schenectady, New York
  • 1946: July 2: S. 2044 - (Unification of the Armed Forces)
  • 1946: July 8: U.S. Navy Intelligence School, Anacostia, D.C.
  • 1946: July 11: War-Navy Committee, U.S. Armed Forces Institute, Pentagon
  • 1946: October 2: USO campaign, New York
  • 1946: October 18: Texas Mid-Continent Oil-Gas Association, Houston, Texas
  • 1946: October 27: Commissioning of U.S.S. Toledo, Philadelphia
  • 1947: January 16: President's Advisory Board on Universal Military Training
  • 1947: January 22: Organization (Navy)
  • 1947: January 22: S. 70 (portal to portal pay problems)
  • 1947: February 3: H.R. 1366 (procurement)
  • 1947: February 23: Senate Committee on Expenditures re San Diego aqueduct
  • 1947: March 13: House sub-commitee (ships, stores and supplies); U.S.S. Drum commissioned as a training ship - U.S.
  • 1947: March 16: Naval gun factory
  • 1947: March 26: Ships' Service Stores
  • 1947: May 6: Society of Sponsors of the U.S. Navy, Washington, D.C. D. 758 (armed forces merger)
  • 1947: May 15: Victory Medals
  • 1947: May 22: H.R. 3471 (Leasing of real-personal property)
  • 1947: May 23: Graduation exercises (Navy Supply Corps School - Bayonne, New Jersey)
  • 1947: June 17: Surplus property
  • 1947: June 24: H.R. 1366 (procurement) Senate Armed Services Committee, Supplemental statement to H.R. 1366
  • 1947: July 1: H.R. 1366 (procurement) Senate Armed Services Committee
  • 1947: July 11: S. 1252 (Offices of Chiefs of Naval Operations and Naval Material)
  • 1947: July 12: "Our Foreign Policy" (NBC broadcast, Washington, D.C.)
  • 1947: July 19: H.R. 3471 (leasing properties)
  • 1947: August 15: Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, August 15, 1947, Glen Cove, Long Island
  • 1947: October 21: Renegotiation - statement by Kenneth H. Rockey, Chairman, of Navy Price Adjustment Board to the Special Committee Investigating the National Defense Program
  • 1947: October 22: Community Chest, Departmental Auditorium
  • 1947: October 23: Community Chest (WWDC broadcast)
  • 1947: October 27: Arabian Oil Pipe Line
  • 1947: November 14: Tankers (Senate Committee to Study Problems of Small Business)
  • 1947: December 5: Honorary Consultants (Office of the Surgeon General of the Navy)
  • 1947: December 9: Petroleum supplies (statement of the Secretary of the Navy before the Sub-committee of Senate Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committe)
  • 1948: March 31: Graduating class at Pensacola, Florida
  • 1948: April 5: S. 2285 (Wages of "blue collar" employees)
  • 1948: April 17: Women's Democratic Club, Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1948: April 30: Study problems of American small business (Sen. Wherry Committee)
  • 1948: May 5: H.R. 6098 (Surplus industrial facilities)
  • 1948: May 16: Fiftieth anniversary of Admiral Dewey's victory at Manila Bay, Montpelier, Vermont
  • 1948: June 11: H.R. 6772 (appropriations)
  • 1948: June 17: Senate Sub-committee on Appropriations
  • 1948: September 14: Navy Industrial Association, San Francisco
  • 1948: October 22: American Standards Association, New York
  • 1948: October 27: Navy Day speech, Washington, D.C.
  • 1948: November 12: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, New York City
  • 1949: February 8: Safety Conference dinner, Washington, D.C.
  • 1949: February 12: Navy Hour broadcast
  • 1949: February 24: Hampton Roads Maritime Association, Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1949: March 18: Armed Forces Medical Advisory Committee, Pentagon, Building; H.R. 2498 Code of Military Justice

TELEPHONE CONVERSATION FILE, 1948-1949

Box 7

  • November-December 1948
  • January-February 1949
  • March-April 1949
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