Oversize Correspondence II

Richard J. O'Melia Collection

  1. "Geenen Dry Goods Company"
    Date: October 25, 1952
    From: Chris E. Mullen, J.E. Murphy, and Paul Geenen
    To: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy
    Content: Thanks McCarthy for "the magnificent work...in ridding our country of communists and traitors". Also expresses the desire to "see a bill put before Congress to deport all known communists to Russia".

  2. "April 7, 1955" (copy)
    Date: April 7, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: The Hon. Richard W. Ervin
    Content: To aid in "compiling a library of all investigations which have been made in [Ervin's] State into Communist infiltration" O'Melia requests two copies of a "report thereon", as well as, "any information or assistance...in obtaining copies of hearings, previous reports".

  3. "State of Florida Office of the Attorney General Tallahassee"
    Date: April 4, 1955
    From: Richard W. Ervin
    To: Honoralble Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Reports that, "in compliance with request contained" in O'Melia's letter, he has enclosed, "one copy of our printed report on Investigation of Subversive Activities in Florida, dated March, 1955".

  4. "March 31, 1955" (copy)
    Date: March 31, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: The Hon. Richard W. Ervin"
    Content: Requests, to aid in "compiling a library of all investigations which have been made" in Florida, "into Communist infiltration", "a report thereon".

  5. "March 31, 1955" (copy)
    Date: March 31, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: The Hon. Philip Bowker, Chairman Legislative Commission on Communism
    Content: Requests two copies of the report that will be issued before May 31st, as well as any "information or assistance...in obtaining copies of hearings, previous reports," to aid in "compiling a library of all investigations which have been made in [Bowker's] State into Communist infiltration".

  6. "March 28, 1955" (copy)
    Date: March 28, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: Mr. William J. Haese
    Content: Thanks Haese for his letter on March 21st and writes that he is, "trying to obtain a copy of the 'Papers'" for Haese.

  7. "William J. Haese"
    Date: March 21, 1955
    From: William J. Haese
    To: Mr. Richard O'Melia
    Content: Appreciates, "the receipt of the Army Court Martial Manual". Requests "a copy of the 'Yalta Papers' recently released by the State Department".

  8. "March 28, 1955" (copy)
    Date: March 28, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: Mrs. Ruth Kessler Toch
    Content: Thanks Toch for her letter of March 21st. Requests "the final report of the committee, and...all of the committee's reports" and writes that he will "request the hearings from the Legislative Reference Library".

  9. "State of New York Department of Law Albany 1, N. Y."
    Date: March 21, 1955
    From: Jacob K. Javits by Ruth Kessler Toch
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: States that the "reports made by the committee during the years which it functioned" have been obtained and will be sent to O'Melia, and that "there are no copies of the hearings in form for distribution" but they are "available...on loan from the New York State Library".

  10. "March 8, 1955" (copy)
    Date: March 8, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: The Hon. Jacob K. Javits
    Content: Requests "copies of the Rapp-Coudert hearings on education".

  11. "February 28, 1955" (copy)
    Date: February 28, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: Miss Mary E. Hope, Secretary Senate Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities
    Content: O'Melia thanks Hope for her letter on February 23rd and for putting his "name on the mailing lest to receive two copies of the eighth report of [Hope's] committee when it is ready for distribution". Also Requests "the 1953 report of [Hope's] committee".

  12. "Senate Fact-finding Committee on Un-American Activities"
    Date: February 23, 1955
    From: Mary E. Hope
    To: Mr. Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: States that "this committee did not issue a report in 1954", and that the "eight report is now being prepared for submission to the general session of the Legislature" it will be distributed June 1st and O'Melia will be placed on a "mailing list to receive two copies" of it.

  13. "February 25, 1955" (copy)
    Date: February 25, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: The Hon. Samuel L. Devine
    Content: Thanks Devine for his letter of February 23rd and for "sending on the two reports of the Un-American Activities Commission". O'Melia then provides information concerning his twin brother, Don and himself.

  14. "Ohio House of Representatives"
    Date: February 23rd, 1955
    From: Samuel L. Devine
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: States that Devine is, "sending under separate cover two reports of the Ohio Un-American Activities Commission for the years 1953-1954". At the end Devine asks if O'Melia is "the same Dick O'Melia who attended the University of Notre Dame in the late thirties and early forties and, subsequently, served as a Bureau Agent".

  15. "February 15, 1955" (copy)
    Date: February 15, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: The Hon. Samuel L. Devine
    Content: Requests, "two copies of [Devine's] Committee's report for 1954 to aid in, "compiling a library of all investigations which have been made in [Devine's] State into Communist infiltration" as well as, "any information...as to obtaining the hearings and reports".

  16. "February 25, 1995" (copy)
    Date: February 25, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: The Hon. Edmund G. Brown
    Content: O'Melia thanks Brown for his letter saying that, he has, "redirected [O'Melia's] request of February 15th to the California Un-American Activities Committee".

  17. "February 15, 1955" (copy)
    Date: February 15, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: The Hon. Edmund G. Brown
    Content: Requests, "two copies of the 1954 report of the California Un-American Activities Committee" to aid in "compiling a library of all investigations which have been made in [Brown's] State into Communists infiltration" as well as, "any information..as to obtaining the hearings and reports".

  18. "February 22, 1955" (copy)
    Date: February 22, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: Legislative Reference Bureau
    Content: Requests, "any information...as to obtaining copies of hearings, reports, etc" to aid in "compiling a library of all investigations which have been made" in Illinois, "into Communist infiltration".

  19. "Latham Castle"
    Date: February 18, 1955
    From: Latham Castle
    To: Mr. Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Castle writes that he received O'Melia's request, but "under law of Illinois" his "office is not an investigative agency" so he has no information he can give O'Melia. Castle also states that there are bills up before the Illinois, "legislature involving communistic activities and affiliation and it is possible that an inquiry directed to the legislative Reference Bureau...would be productive".

  20. "February 15, 1955" (copy)
    Date: February 15, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: The Hon. Latham Castle
    Content: Requests, "any information...as to obtaining copies of hearings, reports, etc" to aid in "compiling a library of all investigations which have been made" in Illinois, "into Communist infiltration".

  21. "April 7, 1955" (copy)
    Date: April 7, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: The Hon. Ferdinand Sybert
    Content: Requests, "any information...as to obtaining copies of hearings, reports, etc" to aid in "compiling a library of all investigations which have been made" in Illinois, "into Communist infiltration".

  22. "April 7, 1955" (copy)
    Date: April 7, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: The Hon. Anthony Julian
    Content: Requests, "any information...as to obtaining copies of hearings, reports, etc" to aid in "compiling a library of all investigations which have been made" in Illinois, "into Communist infiltration".

  23. "April 7, 1955" (copy)
    Date: April 7, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: The Hon. Frank F. Truscott
    Content: Requests, "any information...as to obtaining copies of hearings, reports, etc" to aid in "compiling a library of all investigations which have been made" in Illinois, "into Communist infiltration".

  24. "April 7, 1955" (copy)
    Date: April 7, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: Hon. Grover C. Richmond
    Content: Requests, "any information...as to obtaining copies of hearings, reports, etc" to aid in "compiling a library of all investigations which have been made" in Illinois, "into Communist infiltration".

  25. "April 7, 1955" (copy)
    Date: April 7, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: The Hon. Bon Eastbold
    Content: Requests, "any information...as to obtaining copies of hearings, reports, etc" to aid in "compiling a library of all investigations which have been made" in Illinois, "into Communist infiltration".

  26. "April 7, 1955" (copy)
    Date: April 7, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: The Hon. Thomas Cavansugh
    Content: Requests, "any information...as to obtaining copies of hearings, reports, etc" to aid in "compiling a library of all investigations which have been made" in Illinois, "into Communist infiltration".

  27. "April 7, 1955" (copy)
    Date: April 7, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: The Hon. John Bracken
    Content: Requests, "any information...as to obtaining copies of hearings, reports, etc" to aid in "compiling a library of all investigations which have been made" in Illinois, "into Communist infiltration".

  28. "January 24, 1955" (copy)
    Date: January 24, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: Mr. Pete Frigo
    Content: Apologizes for being late in thanking Frigo "for the cheese...sent at Christmastime"; "Jane and I...deeply appreciate your thoughtfulness".

  29. "Western Union" (telegram)
    Date: January 10, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: Mr. Charles Kersten
    Content: "Please call me at your earliest convenience at my office or OL 6-7942".

  30. "Government -- U. S. Senate" (copy)
    Date: April 25, 1955
    From: Dick O'Melia
    To: Mr. Michael O'Neil
    Content: "Reservation at the Congressional Hotel for you and Dick Fincher for Thursday made".

  31. "June 16, 1955" (copy)
    Date: June 16, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: Massachusetts Commission on Communism
    Content: Requests, "two copies of the report issued by your Commission on June 9th" to aid in gathering, "a library of all investigations made in the individual states into Communist infiltration".

  32. "Memorandum"
    Date: January 24, 1955
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: Senator Norris Cotton
    Content: Response to request, "for information concerning alleged Communist activities of the DeGiorgi Brothers Seed Company, of Council Bluffs, Iowa". O'Melia writes that the search for the information, "into the files of both the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations and the House Un-American Activities Committee...failed to disclose any derogatory information or activities".

  33. "Memorandum" (original and one copy)
    Date: October 18, 1954 - 4:30 P. M.
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: James N. Juliana
    Content: Describes a job interview of Mr. Donald Cameron Jeffery at the Russian Embassy, with a Mr. Sokivkiv. The job offered was "Manager of the Amtorg Trading Company located at 49 West 37th Street, New York City". There is a note written in black ink on the left side.

  34. "J. B. Matthews"
    Date: November 11, 1954
    From: J. B. Matthews
    To: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy
    Content: Lists the names of twenty-four of the "members of the board of advisors of the National Committee for an Effective Congress" who have, "records of affiliation with Communist fronts and Communist enterprises".

  35. "Memorandum"
    Date: October 14, 1954
    From: Richard O'Melia
    To: Francis P. Carr
    Content: Describes the activities of Mr. Paul K. Harstall who is employed by the National Security Agency and goes around the world checking security cryptographic systems. O'Melia writes that Harstall, "is under investigation by the NSA" and has been under investigation before, "as a loyalty and security risk". Harstall has, "admitted he associated with Communists and homosexuals as he thought they were the intellectual group and that he considered himself as being an intellectual".

  36. "Memorandum"
    Date: September 28, 1954
    From: Francis P. Carr
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Informs O'Melia that Eric H. Johnston "has advised responsible authorities that he believes Senator Flanders is senile and has a fixation concerning Senator McCarthy" and that he may hurt the Senator. "Senator Flanders is supposed to be carrying a gun" but "there has been no attempt to verify the allegation".

  37. "Memorandum"
    Date: May 14, 1954
    From: (?)
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Informs O'Melia that his informant, whom he met at the Mayflower Hotel the previous night claims that Dulles and his brother, Allen, "were successful in having the American Government cancel out 2 billion in German war bonds leaving approximately 1 billion". It goes on to say, "Dulles...purchased all or substantially all of the outstanding billion for a few cents on the dollar. Therefore the cancellation of the 2 billion in bonds had the effect of increasing the outstanding bonds substantially" and that "Senators Wayne Morse and Paul Douglas also know the full story in connection with the German bonds".

  38. "Memorandum" (2 copies)
    Date: October 14, 1954
    From: Richard O'Melia
    To: Francis P. Carr
    Content: Informs Carr that "the records of the Homosexual Division of G-2" state that a Mr. Peele, "is an admitted homosexual", but is still working at the National Security Agency. Security Officer Colonel Wyman knew about this, "for many months but has failed to take any action".

  39. "Memorandum" (copy)
    Date: October 14, 1954
    From: Richard O'Melia
    To: Francis P. Carr
    Content: Describes an employee of the National Security Agency, James Louis Kelley, who, "has admitted being a homosexual" but says "that he has reformed". Kelley is also a "close friend" of Joseph Wilson. Wilson's "CSC file has been flagged for security reasons". The Security Officer at the NSA, Colonel Wyman apparently knew all this information concerning Kelley, "for many months but has failed to take any action".

  40. "Memorandum" (copy)
    Date: October 14, 1954
    From: Richard O'Melia
    To: Francis P. Carr
    Content: Reports, "that 150 investigations a month are conducted in the National Security Agency for suspected homosexuals" and a, "hundred persons are discharged ever year from the NSA as admitted homosexuals", but the "Agency is so sensitive" that is very difficult to get in the building.

  41. "Confidential" (copy)
    Date: February 9, 1954
    From: Dick O'Melia
    To: Mr. Frank Carr
    Content: Describes the information given by Mr. Norris Nelson, Assistant to Mr. Rober Humphreys regarding a "purported shortage of $80,000.00 in the funds for the operation of the Statue of Liberty". The information should be verified with Mr. James B. Robinson, Auditor for the National Park Services, and if he can't verify it then it should be dropped. O'Melia also suggests verifying it with Dr. Wirth, Director of the National Park Service.

  42. "Memorandum" (copy)
    Date: April 16, 1954
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: Francis P. Carr
    Content: Provides information regarding Mr. Paul K. Harstall, a National Security Agency employee who inspects cryptographic systems. Harstall is "associated with Communists and homosexuals" and has been under investigation "several times...as a loyalty and security risk".

  43. "United States Senate Memorandum" (handwritten)
    Date: (?)
    From: (?)
    To: (?)
    Content: Information regarding Paul K. Harstall.

  44. "Memorandum" (copy)
    Date: April 15, 1954
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: Francis P. Carr
    Content: Provides information concerning Mr. Solis Horwitz who is assistant to Ray Jenkins. Horwitz is good friends with Senator Symington, and Horwitz's "entire federal employment has been a direct result of this friendship". O'Melia writes that his informant has told him Horwitz, "is no good; he is vicious; he is
    anti-McCarthy".

  45. "Memorandum" (copy)
    Date: April 15, 1954
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: Francis P. Carr
    Content: Reports on Mr. Erby Jenkins, with information obtained from Mrs. James Kirk. Mr. Jenkins was a private in the Army during W.W.II and stationed at Fort McPherson Atlanta, Ga. His wife requested and obtained a deferment from overseas shipment for him from Congressman Carroll Reece and the Commanding General of the 4th Corps Area. He was transferred to Atlanta Ga. to Ft. McClellan, Ala. For this, "reason Mr. Erby Jenkins was not picked to be on Ray Jenkins' staff in Washington".

  46. "April 14, 1954" (copy)
    Date: April 14, 1954
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: Francis P. Carr
    Content: Informs Carr that "Frederick G. Fisher, Jr., who is an assistant to Mr. Welch the attorney for the Army in the proposed investigation was alleged to be a member of the Lawyers' Guild in Boston 1948".

  47. "Memorandum"
    Date: January 6, 1954
    From: C. George Anastos
    To: Francis P. Carr
    Content: Describes the suspicions of Wade Waldron who, "during the course of his TV business" has had encounters with films that were "Communist slanted" from the Department of Agriculture. Wade believes "25% of the Department of Agriculture films were slanted to the left" although he has seen "only for or five such films". Wade urges an investigation.

  48. "The Magazine Surplus Industrial Equipment"
    Date: September 14, 1954
    From: Frank J. Tracy
    To: Mr. Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Asks O'Melia if he would set a meeting between his boss, Mr. Scanlon and Senator McCarthy. Scanlon is a great fan of McCarthy and Tracy would consider it, "a personal favor".

  49. "A. D. Sutherland"
    Date: August 23, 1954
    From: A. D. Sutherland
    To: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Sutherland wants to go over, "the Joint Stock Land Bank Problem" and asks if O'Melia could stop by Washington or if he should come see O'Melia.

  50. "St. Patrick's Church" (handwritten)
    Date: June 3, 1955
    From: Barry
    To: Senator Joseph McCarthy
    Content: Vouches for William C. McCabs who wants to operate the Senate Dining Room. Barry hopes McCarthy will vote for for McCabs, who is on of the Senators "defenders".

  51. "Translation"
    Date: December 7, 1934
    From: Reinke
    To: Mr. Werner Schoknecht
    Content: States that the periodical publication "'We War-Volunteers of 1914/15' is forbidden until further notice", because it "is capable of making serious problems ridiculous and to destroy the authority of the State".

  52. "Translation"
    Date: December 15, 1953
    From: Werner Schoknecht
    To: Mr. Earl J. Carroll
    Content: Praises Carroll for compiling "a list of 125 American Communists who in the name of American democracy set up an unprecedented dictatorship in Germany after armistice day".

  53. "Translation"
    Date: December 21, 1953
    From: Werner Schoknecht
    To: Mr. Earl J. Carrol
    Content: Thanks Schoknecht for his letter of the 19th, encloses "an article of the London Times, dated 2 December 1934, entitled 'Criticism in Germany, Little Hitlers satirized'", and describes some details of his life, while living under Hitler".

  54. "American Petroleum Industries Committee"
    Date: (?)
    From: Eustace Mullins
    To: Don Surine, c/o Senator Joseph R. McCarthy
    Content: Provides, "several points relevant to the defection of Dr. John to the Communists" which not have been, "sufficiently emphasized".

  55. "Werner Schoknecht"
    Date: December 27, 1953
    From: Werner Schoknecht
    To: Mr. Earl J. Carrol
    Content: Describes Schoknechts experiences in Germany and his views on McCarthyism.

  56. "The Library of Congress"
    Date: April 26, 1954
    To: Hon. Joseph R. McCarthy
    From: American Law Division Legislative Reference Service
    Content: States that, "there were no roll call votes in the Senate on any of the specific issues referred to in the submitted list" but roll was taken on, "amendment to H. R. 5007 (items 4 and 9)" and "on that roll call Senator McCarthy is recorded as not voting". Enclosed is a "list of citations to matter described in attached list and keyed to pencil numbers on margin of such list".

  57. "December 6, 1956"
    Date: December 6, 1956
    From: Kathryn Kohler
    To: (?)
    Content: Requests "the oldest piece of cheese in storage in Wisconsin" for Dick O'Melia who "is handling a matter before the Atomic Energy Commission, dealing with a neighbor of his who is in charge of the Bacter". Apparently "cheese was one of the few things they could use to test the comparative affect on bacteria". There are notes written in red pencil on the document.

  58. "Statement Submitted At Request of Temporary Subcommittee"
    Date: (?)
    From: Senator Joseph McCarthy
    To: Senator Karl E. Mundt
    Content: Eighteen pages of "pertinent data concerning the attempt by two Army civilians, Mr. Robert T. Stevens and Mr. John G. Adams, to discredit the Investigations Subcommittee, and to force a discontinuance of our hearings exposing Communist infiltration in their department".

  59. "The Burlington Hotel"
    Date: January 12, 1957
    From: Reynaldo Gubbins
    To: Honorable William Langer, Senator for North Dakota
    Content: Gubbins asks Senator Langer to cosponsor his bill with Senator Flanders. Gubbins adds, "I came to Washington in 1949 and during the past seven years I have been trying to have my day in court, and I hope that this time with your valuable assistance, I will have better luck".

  60. "Memo: O'Melia and Schweinler.........."
    Date: (?)
    From: (?)
    To: (?)
    Content: States that Mr. Bazil Brewer, who is "pretty well acquainted with McCarthy (in the Marines together)" would like McCarthy to speak in Massachusetts, "to help Ike and Nixon", and "Mr. O'Leary, prominent Irish leader of Boston wants Joe as does John Fox".

  61. "United States Senate Memorandum" (handwritten)
    Date: (?)
    From: (?)
    To: (?)
    Content: Contains the address of Steve Thuransky.

  62. "13.12.1953."
    Date: December 13, 1953
    From: Dr. Lzeurak Yeuo
    To: Joseph McCarthy
    Content: Dr. Yeuo writes that he has enclosed a copy of his, "letter written to the honorable Mr. Kersten on the occasion of his noble action for the sake of liberation of Hungary having submitted a concurrent resolution in the House of Representatives" and Yeuo is also sending, "a pamphlet written by Dr. Lewis Libtay" which "discusses the Hungarian questions." Asks McCarthy to read through it and support Mr. Kersten.

  63. "Memorandum" (copy)
    Date: (?)
    From: Pat Gorman
    To: (?)
    Content: Provides information about the life of the President of the Council for Economic and Industrial Research, Inc., Herbert William Robinson.

  64. "13.12.1953."
    Date: December 13, 1953
    From: (?)
    To: Charles Kersten
    Content: Thanks Kersten for his, "noble action to intervene on behalf of Hungary to liberate her from the Bolshevik subjugation having submitted a concurrent resolution in this case in the House of Representatives", describes historical events in Hungary and asks Kersten to read a pamphlet enclosed, written by Dr. Lewis Liptay.

  65. "Office of the Clerk"
    Date: November 1, 1954
    From: Lyle O. Snader
    To: Mr. Sidney Scheuer
    Content: "This will acknowledge receipt of your statement of receipts and expenditures, as Treasurer of the above Committee for the period ended October 27, 1954 filed in this office pursuant to the Federal Corrupt Practices Act of 1925". Enclosed is a "statement pursuant to the Federal Corrupt Practices Act, 2 U. S. C. A.". by the National Committee for an Effective Congress and a statement signed by Sidney I. Scheuer swearing that "he is the Agent of the National Committee for an Effective Congress; and that he has read the foregoing statement and that he believes the matters stated therein to be true".

  66. "A Memorandum on the proposed United States Arms Aid to Pakistan
    Date: January 26, 1954
    From: Sirdar J. J. Singh
    To: (?)
    Content: Sirdar J. J. Singh, president of the India League of America writes a seven page letter describing reasons why America should not give arms to Pakistan. Note written in pencil on the first page, "Feb. 2, 1954"

  67. "Memorandum" (original and one copy)
    Date: August 2, 1954
    From: William C. Warren
    To: (?)
    Content: Contains information concerning the Council for Economic and Industrial Research, Inc. and Robert Nathan and Dr. Herbert Robinson.

  68. "Department Of The Air Force" (same as page 1 on #67)
    Date: July 28, 1954
    From: William C. Warren
    To: Mr. Gordon Nease
    Contents: In response to a "request concerning information relative to an Air Force contract with the Council for Economic and Industry Research, Inc., the Air Force does not have nor has not had a contract with that organization entitled 'Summary of Economic and Productivity Facilities of the United States'". But they have awarded the Council a contract called "'Intensive Substantive Development of Data, Techniques and Methodologies for Target Analysis'". It goes on to provide information about the contract.

  69. "Subcommittee on Reorganization Senate Committee On Government Operations"
    Date: August 4, 1956
    From: Miles Scull, Jr.
    To: All Members of the Senate
    Content: Contains a list of "35 public laws, House Resolutions and Senate Resolutions" enacted by the 84th Congress, "in the belief that it may be helpful in handling inquiries concerning Congressional action on the Hoover commission Reports".

  70. "Senate Committee On Government Operations" (two copies)
    Date: November 7, 1956
    From: Richard J. O'Melia
    To: Staff
    Content: Contains information "to provide for the adjustment on the legislative jurisdiction exercised by the United States over land in the several States used for Federal purposes".

  71. "Committee On Government Operations"
    Date: February 5, 1957
    From: Walter L. Reynolds
    To: Staff
    Content: Contains information on the Legislative Agenda and the Committee on Government Operations.

  72. "Senate Committee On Government Operations"
    Date: February 6, 1957
    From: Walter L. Reynolds
    To: Staff
    Content: Contains, "a draft of a proposal report on the progress made on the reorganization of the Passport office, as originally recommended by this committee in Senate Reports Nos. 1604 and 1605, 84th Congress, for committee consideration".

  73. "Memorandum" (copy)
    Date: Jan 10, 1957
    From: Miles Scull, Jr.
    To: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy
    Content: Criticizes the speech give in, "'Farmers Union On The Air'" which claimed that McCarthy was, "attempting to 'liquidate the Rural Electrification Administration and eventually destroy the Nation's rural electric cooperatives'" and defends McCarthy. The date is written in red pencil.

  74. "Memorandum of Law and Precedent Relative to Charge that Senator McCarthy Invited Employees of the Executive Branch of the Government to Give Him Classified Information on Graft, Corruption and Espionage within the Executive Branch" (two copies)
    Date: (?)
    From: (?)
    To: (?)
    Content: Contains information concerning the events of, "May 27, 1954 during the special Senate investigation on charges and counter charges involving Secretary of the Army Stevens and Senator Joseph R. McCarthy of Wisconsin".

  75. "For Immediate Release"
    Date: January 22, 1957
    From: the Office of the Joint committee on Atomic Energy
    To: (?)
    Content: Describes the plans made by the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, "to hold pubic hearings beginning on Tuesday, February 19 to receive testimony from representatives of the Atomic Energy Commission, industry and other interested individuals and organizations on the development, growth and state of the atomic energy industry" in order to, "provide an opportunity for representatives of industry and other interested persona to appear before the Committee to present their views on the peacetime atomic energy program and the laws governing that program".

  76. "United States Senate"
    Date: (?) 12:30 pm
    From: (?)
    To: (?)
    Content: Reports that Dick got a call from Msgr. Barry, but Dick was out. If Msgr. Barry calls back he should be told that Dick will call Msgr. Barry at about 1:30 PM, and "get from Msgr. B. when he calls, where Dick can call him at 1:30".

  77. "Memorandum Relating To The Charge That Senator McCarthy Showed Contempt Of A Senatorial Committee"
    Date: (?)
    From: (?)
    To: (?)
    Content: Examines the attitude of Senator McCarthy towards the Senate Subcommittee on Privileges and Elections in the 82nd Congress.

  78. "Memorandum Relating to Propriety of Censure for Offense Committed against a Prior Congress"
    Date: (?)
    From: (?)
    To: (?)
    Content: Argues that Senator McCarthy should not be censured.

  79. "Senate Committee On Government Operations"
    Date: January 22, 1955
    From: Walter L. Reynolds
    To: Staff
    Content: Contains the agenda for the executive session to take place on January 25, 1955. There are many notes written in pencil on the document.

  80. "Senate Committee On Government Operations"
    Date: February 21, 1955
    From: Eli E. Nobleman
    To: Staff
    Content: Describes the bill S. 888 which will, "make temporary provision for the payment of taxes, or the making of payments in lieu of taxes, with respect to certain real estate held by government Corporations, or transferred by them to other Government Agencies, and for other purposes". There is also an Appendix A and B of the "Summary of Major Provisions of S. 888".

  81. "Senate Committee On Government Operations"
    Date: May 25, 1955
    From: Glenn K. Shriver
    To: Staff
    Content: Contains information concerning the "disposal of Surplus C46F Aircraft by the Department of the Air Force".

  82. "Senate Committee On Government Operations"
    Date: June 7, 1955
    From: Glenn K. Shriver
    To: Staff
    Content: Contains information concerning the bill S. 140 which will, "amend the Surplus Property Act of 1944, as amended, to extend the date prior to which surplus real property owned by the United States must have been acquired to be subject to conveyance by the United States for historic monument purposes, without monetary considerations, from January 1, 1900, to January 1, 1910".

  83. "Senate Committee On Government Operations"
    Date: June 2, 1955
    From: Walter L. Reynolds
    To: Staff
    Content: Contains information concerning the Legislative Program of the 1st Session of the 84th Congress. There is a handwritten note in pencil on the back of the last page.

  84. "Senate Committee On Government Operations"
    Date: June 2, 1955
    From: Walter L. Reynolds
    To: Staff
    Content: Contains information on the Legislative Program of the General Services Administration. There are blue and red check marks drawn on the first and second pages, and a note written in red pencil on the back of the last page.


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