Oversize Committee Reports And PapersXII

Richard J. O'Melia Collection

  1. "Suggested Rules for the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations"
    Date: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: "1. No major investigation shall be initiated without approval of either a majority of the Subcommittee or a majority of the full Committee on Government Operations."

  2. (?)
    Date: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: "We are of the opinion that the following changes should be made to the proposed agreement between General Tires Inc. and General Tire & Rubber Company: ..." Three pages. Corrections made throughout.

  3. "To protect defense facilities from breaches of national security by individuals of questionable loyalty to the United States, and for other purposes "
    Date: (?)
    Report by: McCarthy
    Content: "That this Act may be cited as the 'Defense Facilities Protection Act of 1955'."

  4. "S. 3428"
    Date: August 18, 1954
    Report by: House of Representatives
    Content: "An Act to authorize the Federal Government to guard strategic defense facilities against individuals believed to be disposed to commit acts of sabotage, espionage, or other subversion."

  5. "Subversion and Espionage in Defense Establishments and Industry"
    Date: (?)
    Report by: Committee on Government Operations
    Content: "During 1953 this subcommittee and its staff received information indicating that members of the Communist Party were employed in key defense industries. Investigation revealed that those plants were engaged in the manufacture of vital materials for various agencies of the Federal Government in connection with our defense efforts."

  6. "Decision of the Chief Hearing Examiner Statement"
    Date: (?)
    Report by: Department of Justice; Office of Alien Property
    Content: "This is a proceeding for the return of vested property initiated by a notice of claim filed on August 9, 1948 pursuant to the Trading with the Enemy Act, as amended (50 U.S.C.A. App. 1 et seq.)"

  7. "Investigations of Subversive Activities"
    Date: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: "1930 Hamilton Fish Special House Committee, H. Res. 220, 71st Congress, 3rd Session."

  8. "Congressional Record -- Senate"
    Date: (?)
    Report by: Senate
    Content: "Resolution of Wisconsin Legislature on Life and Services of Hon. Joseph R. McCarthy." Attached are multiple drafts of resolution of McCarthy's life and hand written note "in his fight against Communism, in accord with the Constitutional process of the Senate?"

  9. "Subversive Activities Control Board"
    Date: June 1, 1955
    Report by: Thomas J. Herbert
    Content: "On May 31, 1955, petitioner filed a motion to dismiss without prejudice the petition, to wit, the first amended petition in this proceeding. No one appeared for respondent and counsel for the intervenor, Pauline Royce, does not oppose the motion. Accordingly, the motion is granted, and it is therefore, Ordered that the petition herein be dismissed without prejudice."

  10. "Congress of the United States"
    Date: (?)
    Report by: Ralph W. Gwinn
    Content: "Thank you and all of the 8288 who answered the questionnaire and the 3000 who wrote me letters and memoranda besides. I'm glad you approve the idea of a Congressman sending questionnaires to his constituents."

  11. "Report on George S. Wheeler"
    Date: (?)
    Report by: George V. McDavitt
    Content: "History: On January 2, 1945, the Civil Service Commission informed the subject and the FEA that George S. Wheeler had been found ineligible for employment with the Government, in that he had violated sections of the Hatch Act and the Civil Service Commission regulations."

  12. "Information from the Files of the Committee on Un-American Activities "
    Date: February 3, 1952
    Report by: House of Representatives
    Content: "The public records, files and publications of this Committee disclose the following information concerning John W. Brigham:..."

  13. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: "1. Resolution for funds for Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. 2. Report of Subcommittee on Reorganization 'Reports of the Second Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government'."

  14. "Committee on Un-American Activities"
    Date: April 3, 1959
    Report by: House of Representatives
    Content: "The Communist Party of California is engaged in a massive effort to penetrate every segment of the California community, including industries, unions, major political parties, community and fraternal organizations, churches and nationality groups, that House Un-American Activities Committee warned in an extensive report released today."

  15. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: July 2, 1956
    Report by: (?)
    Content: "Status of Legislative Calendar" Bill Numbers, Titles, Assigned to, Status or Recommendations are the column headings

  16. Memorandums and notes clipped together
    Date: Various
    Report by: Various
    Content: Memorandum: "Received of Committee on Government Operations the following volumes to be returned to Library of Congress:..." Handwritten notes including various senator's names.

  17. "Post Office Manual"
    Date: 1952
    Report by: (?)
    Content: "Chapter XIII: Inquires and Complaints; Information Furnished 1. Persons whom information may be furnished. --Postmasters and others in the Postal Service shall not give to unauthorized persons information concerning mail."

  18. "Staff Personnel of the Subcommittee on Privileges and Elections of the Committee on Rules and Administration for the Last Six Months"
    Date: 1952
    Report by: (?)
    Content: "All of the above employees, except Stanley T. Fisher and Mary K. Yanick, were employed subsequent to September, 1952

  19. "Memorandum"
    Date: December 2, 1954
    Report by: W.F. Bookwalter
    Content: "Following is the chronology of resignations and appointment to membership of the Subcommittee on Privileges and Elections, 1952."

  20. "Joint Release by Senators Wiley and McCarthy"
    Date: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: "In order to achieve a fair balance of representation on Circuit Court of Appeal, we strongly urge the appointment of an additional judge from Wisconsin to fill the present vacancy in the Circuit Court of Appeals."

  21. "Memorandum"
    Date: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: "Re: Proposed Amendment to Section 9 (h) of the Labor Management Relations Act of 1947."

  22. Various papers and notes clipped together
    Date: Various
    Report by: (?)
    Content: "United States District Court for the District of Columbia: Information for Attorney Applicants for Admissions on Motion" also, handwritten notes.

  23. "Amendment to S. Res. 3001, Offered by Mr. Flanders, under date of August 2, 1954"
    Date: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: "Item No. 22. 'He (Senator McCarthy) has failed to perform the solid and useful duties of the Government Operations Committee, abandoning the legitimate and vital functions of this committee.'"

  24. "A Bill to establish the Office of Information for State Management"
    Date: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: "That (a) there is hereby established at the seat of Government a new agency to be known as the Office of Information for State Management (hereinafter referred to as the 'Office') which shall function as a central clearing house for information on all phases of governmental activity of interest to the several States." Two copies.

  25. "Foreign Operations Administration Manual"
    Date: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: "Procedures for the Protection of Certain Non-Defense Information" Two copies.

  26. "Smaller Magazines Postal Committee"
    Date: (?)
    Report by: A. C. Kalmbach
    Content: "Definition: A smaller magazine is any periodical under 250,000 circulations as distinguished from massive publications running into millions. 1. 120% rate increase will be disastrous to smaller magazines."

  27. "Provisions from Title 18, United States Code"
    Date: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: "(a) Whoever, being a postmaster or Postal Service employee, unlawfully detains, delays, or opens any letter, postal card, package, bag, or mail entrusted to him or which shall come into his possession, and which was intended to be conveyed by mail, or carried or delivered by any carrier or other employee of the Postal Service, or forwarded through..."

  28. (?)
    Date: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: "I have heard statements made in the heat of passion that none of us like, and which we do not like to hear said about a fellow Senator, regardless of what he has done or whence he has come. But it is about time for us to stop and think whether or not it is contemptible and abusive to say that the members of the select committee adopted, at least in part, the charges of the junior Senator from Vermont (Mr. Flanders), who admitted on the floor of the Senate on July 31, 1954, that his charges were, at least, in part, prepared by the Committee for a More Effective Congress." First page missing.

  29. Notes
    Date: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: Two pages. First page notes. Second page chart. Handwritten notes begin with "Comm. org required by final order to register with AG must do so w/in 30 days after order becomes final (sec 7(a), (c)(3))"


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