Inventory of the Fred Burnett Rhodes papers

Processed by Ronald Bulatoff.
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford, California 94305-6010
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Inventory of the Fred Burnett Rhodes papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Ronald Bulatoff
Date Completed:
2001
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from Microsoft Word and MARC record by Jill Golden.
© 2011 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Fred Burnett Rhodes papers
Dates: 1944-1980
Collection Number: 81132
Creator: Rhodes, Fred Burnett, 1913-2001
Collection Size: 22 manuscript boxes (9.2 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, memoranda, legal documents, staff studies, and memorabilia, relating to the American atom bomb project during World War II, political issues before the United States Senate during the 1960s, veterans' affairs, and the postal service.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Fred Burnett Rhodes papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1981.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical Note

1913 December 13 Born, Washington, D.C.
1936 B.A., Colgate University
1936-1941 Claims Adjustor, Maryland Casualty Company
1941 J.D., University of Maryland
1941-1947 U.S. Army Counterintelligence Unit for the Manhattan Project
1947-1949 Executive Director, Joint Congressional Committee on Atomic Energy
1949-1950 Liaison Officer, Central Intelligence Agency
1953-1955 Chief Counsel, Armed Service Committee, U.S. Senate
1955-1960 Private law practice, Washington, D.C.
1960-1964 General Counsel, Veterans Administration
1964-1969 Staff Director, Republican Policy Committee
1969-1974 Deputy Administrator, Veterans Administration
1974-1975 Chairman, Postal Rate Commission
1975 Retired from federal service
1975-1980 Executive Committee, Baptist World Alliance
2001 November 7 Died, Anderson, South Carolina

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, memoranda, legal documents, staff studies, and memorabilia, relating to the American atom bomb project during World War II, political issues before the United States Senate during the 1960s, veterans' affairs, and the postal service.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
United States. Congress. Senate.
United States. Postal Rate Commission.
United States. Veterans Administration.
Atomic bomb.
Postal service--United States.
Veterans--United States.
World War, 1939-1945.--United States.
United States--Politics and government.
United States--Politics and government, 1963-1969.


Box: 1-4

U.S. Senate Republican Committee materials

Box: 5-6

Correspondence, 1947-1975

Box: 7

Blackhawk Heating and Plumbing, Inc. and Donovan Construction Co. vs. The United States (Veterans Administration), 1973-1978

Box: 8

Blackhawk Heating and Plumbing, Inc. and Donovan Construction Co. vs. The United States (Veterans Administration), 1973-1980

Box: 9

Richard Nixon materials

Box: 9

Correspondence, 1967-1974

Box: 9

U.S. military housing study, 1964

Box: 10

Veterans Administration health care service, 1969-1974

Box: 11

Veterans Adminisration

Box: 11

Drug program, 1972-1974

Box: 11

Benefits, 1972

Box: 11

Health care service, 1970-1974

Box: 11

Travel documents, 1971-1973

Box: 12

Veterans Administration, 1968-1974

Box: 13

Correspondence, 1968-1974

Box: 13

Veterans Administration, 1972-1973

Box: 13

Health care service, 1972

Box: 13

Reorganization, 1973

Box: 13

White House staff, 1974

Box: 14

Correspondence, 1967-1973

Box: 14

Veterans Administration, health care service, 1973

Box: 15

Speeches, 1973

Box: 15

Correspondence, 1964-1974

Box: 16

Correspondence, 1953-1974

Box: 16

U.S. military reserve units, 1955

Box: 17

Recommendation letters

Box: 17

Campbell College

Box: 17

U.S. anti-aircraft units, 1953

Box: 17

U.S. government spending, 1959-1964

Box: 17

U.S. Senate Republican Policy Committee

Box: 18

Correspondence, 1964-1965

Box: 18

Republican Convention, 1968

Box: 18

U.S. Senate Republican Policy Committee, 1964-1971

Box: 18

Veterans Administation, 1971-1973

Box: 19

Atomic bomb

Box: 19

U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, 1944-1948

Box: 19

Correspondence, 1967

Box: 19

Diary, 1953 March-August

Box: 19

U.S. Postal Rate Commission, 1974-1976

Box: 20

Correspondence, 1956-1961

Box: 21

Correspondence, 1961-1973

Box: 21

Biographical material

Box: 22

Correspondence, 1951-1974