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Preliminary Guide to the Frank K. Kelly Papers
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Personal/Family

Scope and Content Note

Incl. calendars, correspondence, diaries, calendars, photographs
 

General

Scope and Content Note

1 carton.
Box 1

"Bless the Beasts and Children" - photos re the film

Box 1

Catholic Welfare Bureau, 1968

Box 1

Disarmament

Box 1

Ecumenical Matters

Box 1

Genealogy - copies of documents, lists, notes, and related

Box 1

Khrushchev, Nikita S. - re interview of Khrushchev by Marshall McDuffie, 1956

Box 1

Mandigo, Barbara - wife of FKK

Box 1

Missouri University (KC) Alumnus Award, July 1974

Box 1

Nieman Fellows Dinner, 1958

Box 1

Oral History - Kissing Joy as It Flies: Living in Eternity's Sunrise: The Life Story of Frank King Kelly, edited by David E. Russell (UCSB Oral History Program, 2008)

Box 1

Park College

Box 1

Photographs - a few recent color prints, FKK and family

Box 1

Science Fiction - Mar. 1930 issue of Astounding Stories of Super-Science

Box 1

Tile - entitled "Feel Free," with circle around initials F. K.

 

Travel

Box 1

Ireland, May 1966

Box 1

Washington [D.C.] Guide, 1907

Box 1

Tribute to FKK - Glenn G. Gooder, July 30, 1975

Box 1

Trinity Church (Santa Barbara)

 

Correspondence

Scope and Content Note

3 cartons.
Box 2

General - arranged by year, includes substantial CSDI-related material, 1933–2000, n.d.

 

Family

Box 3

General

Box 3

Kelly, Barbara (Mrs. Frank)

Box 3

Kelly, Terence - Harvard

Box 3

Kelly, Vincent

 

Alpha

Box 3

Annual Report on Mankind

Box 3

Barr, Stringfellow

Box 3

Belk, Samuel E., III

Box 3

Bierer, Joshua

Box 3

Buck, Jerry

Box 3

Camara, Archbishop Helder

Box 3

Charno, Mrs. George

Box 3

Ginsburg, Norton

Box 3

Gray, Katharine (Mrs. Horace)

Box 3

Houlihan, John C.

Box 3

Hutchins, Robert M.

Box 3

Interesting Persons

Box 4

Kogan, Julius

Box 4

McCall, Tom (Governor)

Box 4

Moos, Malcolm

Box 4

PHP magazine

Box 4

Parten, J. R.

Box 4

Reeves, Thomas

Box 4

Ritchie-Calder

Box 4

Roper, Elmo

Box 4

Sabatino, Rev. William

Box 4

Saturday Review editors

Box 4

U Thant

 

Speeches / Talks, etc.

Scope and Content Note

Various venues, including CSDI; arranged by title of talk; includes related correspondence, notes, press coverage, and other. 1 carton.
Box 5

Adult Education Lectures, 1960-1961

Box 5

"American Reflections and Projections"

Box 5

"America's Great Future"

Box 5

"Bias and the Press"

Box 5

"Can Students Remake Society?" - also appeared in published form

Box 5

"Can We Have Peace on Earth? The Ways of Providence, and the Center's Convocation on Pacem in Terris"

Box 5

"Can We Survive without Transcendent Beliefs?"

Box 5

"A Case against Unilateral Disarmament - And Some Views on Ways to Peace"

Box 5

"A Catholic Layman Looks at Politics"

Box 5

"Choosing the President"

Box 5

"Communication and Coexistence"

Box 5

"Communication and Democracy"

Box 5

"Communication in a Free Society"

Box 5

"Communication in the Age of Change"

Box 5

"The Communications Revolution, the Center, and Democracy's Future"

Box 5

"Continuing Criticism of the Press"

Box 5

"Democracy Is Rooted in the Heart of Man"

Box 5

"Everything Depends upon the Individual Person"

Box 5

"Faith, Religion, and Society"

Box 5

"The Humanities and the Future"

Box 5

"Looking for a President: What Kind of President Do We Need? How Can We Get the Right Candidate?"

Box 5

"Needed: Millions of New Hearts - World Poverty and the Christian Conscience"

Box 5

"Peace on Earth"

Box 5

"Photojournalism: Its International Responsibility"

Box 5

"The Possible Emergence of a New Man"

Box 5

"The Possibilities of Transformation"

Box 5

"The President's Roles in Conflicts and Conflict Resolutions"

Box 5

"Prospects for the American Democracy"

Box 5

"Rejuvenation and Renewal of Democratic Institutions"

Box 5

"Restoring Confidence in Government"

Box 5

"Statement about Catholic Social Services Agency"

Box 5

"Technology and Jobs"

Box 5

"The Transformation of Humanity Is Underway"

Box 5

"Values and Processes in Education: Where Are We and Where Are We Going?"

Box 5

"We the People Must Save the Republic"

Box 5

"Welcoming the Future in Good Order: An Assessment of the Tugwell Model Constitution"

Box 5

"Whither Santa Barbara"

 

Untitled

Box 5

Address to Compton College, 1960

Box 5

Address to United Nations Association, Los Angeles

 

Writings – by FKK

Scope and Content Note

2 cartons.
 

Monographs

Box 6

The Bold, the Bright, and the Free: A History of the Fund for the Republic - typescript, n.d. ( Court of Reason: Robert Hutchins and the Fund for the Republic was published in 1981)

Box 6

Days of Brown - correspondence, 1971

Box 6

The Doors Fly Open - typescript, title page only, n.d.

Box 6

Harry Truman and the Human Family - Capra Press blurbs

Box 6

Now Where Are You O'Mara? - related correspondence, 1975

Box 6

Year of the Big Promises: 1912 (typescript, n.d.) - published as The Fight for the White House: The Story of 1912 (1961)

Box 6-7

Your Freedoms: The Bill of Rights (typescript, contract, ca. 1962-1963) - published 1966

Box 7

Your Laws (handwritten and typescript drafts, some related correspondence, permissions file, review) - published 1970

 

Shorter Works - incl. magazine and journal articles, occasional papers, some science fiction

Box 7

"Can Students Re-Make Society?" Bulletin of the Association of College Unions, Apr. 1968

Box 7

"The Case against Cynicism" - typescript

Box 7

"The Continuing Struggle for Constitutional Government" PHP

Box 7

"Could We Lose Our Bill of Rights?" - typescript

Box 7

"A Council for Humanity" - typescript for PHP, and related

Box 7

"A Counselor General for Big Brother?" ( The Bulletin of the American Society of Newspaper Editors, July/Aug. 1974)

Box 7

"The Day We Lost Our Bill of Rights" - typescript, ca. 1962

Box 7

"Dynamic Programming - A New Way of Planning for the Future" - typescript, 1973

Box 7

"H.S.T." - re Harry S. Truman; handwritten and typescript draft, n.d.

Box 7

"The Hunger to Know and To Grow" ( Athene Magazine, Spring 1962)

Box 7

"In Which Krank Felly Goes to Ireland" - typescript, humorous piece

Box 7

"John and Paul: The Hunger for Holiness" - typescript

Box 7

"Letter to Ten Thousand Americans" - typescript, 1961

Box 7

"The Lives in a Day of a Center Man" - typescript, n.d.

Box 7

"The Loneliest Man in the World: The President, Representing Every American. A Story Outline" - typescript, n.d.

Box 7

"Looking for a President" - mainly correspondence re publishing article, ca. 1973-1974

Box 7

"The Mass Media and the Future of Constitutionalism" - Background Paper for the Conference on Constitutional Principles: Their Validity and Vitality Today, Dec. 1973

Box 7

"Mr. Truman and Mrs. Kelly" (typescript, copy of article, 1962)

Box 7

"1996: Where You Can Go When You Can Go Anywhere" - College & University Business - incl. related correspondence, Sept. 1971

Box 7

PHP: A Forum for a Better World - Japanese publication, with articles by FKK; also some drafts of articles for PHP, 1972-1974

Box 7

"The Possibilities of Transformation: A Report on the State of Mankind: 1970" - incl. related correspondence ( Saturday Review, Mar. 7, 1970)

Box 7

"A Proposal for an Annual Report on the State of Mankind," Los Angeles FM & Fine Arts, Feb. 1968

Box 7

"Rainbow Rhapsody" - broadside poem

Box 7

"Sparks from an Anvil" - series of articles

Box 7

"Star Ship Invincible and Other Tales of the Space Age" - typescript, n.d.

Box 7

"State of Mankind: Lift-Off and Beyond" - typescript and related correspondence, ca. 1970

Box 7

"Thoughts on Man's Nature" - typescript/handwritten draft, n.d.

Box 7

"Trees Grew in Brooklyn" - Robert M. Hutchins interviewed by Frank K. Kelly - print copy, n.d.

Box 7

"The United States Academy of Peace: A Long Step toward Real Security" (National Peace Academy Foundation, 1983)

Box 7

"What Kind of President?" - series of articles

Box 7

"Who Owns the Air? Testimony before the Federal Communications Commission" (CSDI Occasional Paper, 1960)

Box 7

"Why Conservatives Should Vote against Proposition 14" - typescript

 

Newspaper Articles / Columns

Box 7

Gazette-Citizen Features Syndicate - contract to do column, 1966

Box 7

Santa Barbara News Press Series on the Presidency (typescript and printed copies), 1960

Box 7

Book Reviews

Box 7

Unidentified

 

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI) / Fund for the Republic

Scope and Content Note

3 cartons.
 

General

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically.
Box 8

CSDI, 1960-1976, n.d. - includes press releases, minutes of board meetings, reports, and other relating to Center activities

Box 8

Fund for the Republic, 1952-1977 [the Fund created the Center in 1959] - includes minutes of Board meetings, press releases, and reports

 

Alpha

Box 8

American Traditions Dinner, 1957

Box 8

Blacklisting Project

Box 8

Boulding, Kenneth - "ALMA MATER for the C.S.D.I." (poem), 1962

Box 8

The Center and Social Criticism

Box 9

Center Location

Box 9

Center Promotional Activity

Box 9

Center Publications

Box 9

Center Reorganization, 1973-1974

Box 9

Center Reorganization - notes by FKK

Box 9

Center's Impact, Mar. 20, 1975

Box 9

Clippings - re various activities of the Center and its participants, 1955, 1959-1976, 1981, n.d.

Box 9

Correspondence - re Center programs and other activities, 1964, 1969-1970, 1973

Box 9

Douglas, William O.

Box 9

Eisenhower Letters - re letter from Eisenhower that FKK had received [original not in folder]

Box 9

Hoffman, Hallock

Box 9

Houston Report

Box 9

The Hutchins Chair - A Proposal

Box 9

Hutchins Commission

Box 9

Kelly, Frank K. - biographical information, much re Center activities

Box 9

Kennedy, John F. - incl.copies of letters to JFK, and Center reaction to assassination

Box 9

Kuchel, Sen. Thomas H. - "Feel Free: The Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, Congressional Record," Feb. 26, 1964

Box 9

Laucks, Eulah

Box 9

Mass Media

Box 9

Medical Malpractice Conference, 1975

Box 9

New Perspectives Quarterly - note list of CSDI chair, vice chair, and board of directors (Summer 1993)

Box 10

Papal Encyclical, 1961

Box 10

Participants in the Publications of the Center and the Fund - ten year bibliography, [ca. 1969]

Box 10

The Presidency

Box 10

The Press and the People

Box 10

Prospects for Democracy 1963-1973 - CSDI Symposium

Box 10

Proxmire Statement - Resolution calling for United Nations State of Mankind Address, Congressional Record, Jan. 18, 1968

Box 10

Public Relations and Continuing Education

Box 10

Reece, Rep. B. Carroll - "The Ford Fund for the Republic," Congressional Record, July 21, 1955

Box 10

"Report of the [CSDI] President," 1958/1959-1965/1967

Box 10

Statement of Current Projects, 1952-1961

 

Storke, Thomas M.

Box 10

Birch Society

Box 10

Lauterbach Award

Box 10

Stringer, William - editorial re "State of Mankind" address, 1968

Box 10

Supreme Court Computer

Box 10

"Survival and Freedom" - series of 13 interviews by Mike Wallace

Box 10

"Survival of the Wisest: Are We Entering a New Epoch?" - broadside for series of discussions with CSDI fellows and others, n.d.

Box 10

Tenth Anniversary Convocation, Dec. 7-8, 1963

Box 10

Tugwell Constitution

Box 10

U. C. Santa Cruz - Oakes College, 1974

Box 10

Williamsburg International Assembly, 1972

Box 10

Wilton Park

Box 10

World Order and Freedom Conference - Athens, Greece, 1961

Box 10

World Union (India), 1968

Box 10

World Union Focus

Box 10

World Veterans Association

Box 10

Photographs - mainly black/white, of FKK and programs and other events at CSDI

 

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation (NAPF)

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, memos, pamphlets, and flyers about NAPF programs, as well as correspondence and publications by others re nuclear issues. Arranged by year. 1 document box.
Box 11

1987-2000, n.d.