Inventory of the Frank H. Higgins Papers, 1917-1959

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Stanford University
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Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Inventory of the Frank H. Higgins Papers , 1917-1959

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
© 1999 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Frank H. Higgins Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1917-1959
Collection number: 69007
Creator: Higgins, Frank Henry, 1890-1973
Extent: 2 manuscript boxes, 13 scrapbooks, 2 envelopes. (6.2 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, photographs, printed matter, and memorabilia, relating to American defense policy.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frank H. Higgins Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Access Points

United States. Army.
United States. Dept. of the Army.
Economic assistance, American.
World War, 1939-1945.
United States--Armed Forces.
United States--Military policy.

Abstract

Papers and materials (1917-1959) relating to the career of Frank H. Higgins especially pertaining to his appointments as an Army Colonel, as assistant to the Chief of Ordnance, War Dept., 1942-1945; Chief of the Machinery and Equipment Section, Marshall Plan, Paris, 1949-1950; Assistant Secretary of U. S. Army 1954-1959.
The materials were received from Mr. Frank H. Higgins, January 1969.

Container List

Volume Vol. 1

Ap. 1917-June 1954

Volume Vol. 2

Ag. 1954-Nov. 1954

Volume Vol. 3

Oct. 1954-Dec. 1954

Volume Vol. 4

Jan.-June 1955

Volume Vol. 5

July-Dec. 1955

Volume Vol. 6

Jan.-June 1956

Volume Vol. 7

June-Dec. 1956

Volume Vol. 8

Jan.-June 1957

Volume Vol. 9

July-Dec. 1957

Volume Vol. 10

10 Jan-June 1958

Volume Vol. 11

11 July-Oct. 1958

Volume Vol. 12

Nov. 1958-Mar. 1959

Box 1

Papers pertaining to Col. Higgins' work in the Machinery and Equipment section ECA 1949-1950.

Physical Description: 1 notebook.
 

"Cointra" - comercio industria y transportes, S.A. Puzol Valencia España 7-VI-1955.

Physical Description: Photograph album.
 

Visit of the San Francisco Ordnance district 4-5 Ag. 1955.

Physical Description: Annotated, Illustrated booklet.
 

Visit to Alco products, Inc. Feb. 8, 1956.

Physical Description: Photograph album.
 

Visit to Fort Shafter, Hawaii 14-18 Ap. 1956.

Physical Description: Illustrated booklet.
Box 2

Visit to Rossford Ordnance Depot 28 Nov. 1956.

Physical Description: Annotated, Illustrated booklet.
 

Procurement conference. San Francisco, 9 Dec. 1957.

Physical Description: Annotated photograph booklet with clippings.
 

Northrop Aircraft, Inc. Radioplane division Anaheim division 11 Dec. 1957.

Physical Description: Illustrated booklet.
 

CHIHOA collecting point (Acres of diamonds) 1956, 1958.

Physical Description: Illustrated booklet.
 

Visit to Korea...2-5 July, 1958.

Physical Description: Illustrated, annotated booklet.
 

U. S. Army. Pacific Command. A memento illustrated booklet 16-18 July 1958 ...visit to Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

 

Sons of the American Revolution. Phil., Feb. 21, 1959. Brochure of Washington Day Luncheon.

Physical Description: Illustrated booklet.
Othertype On shelf

with

collection

Album of appreciative letters pertaining to Mr. Frank H. Higgins' tenure of office as Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army written at the time of his resignation in 1959. Letters include those from Pres. Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, and other important personages of the administration, armed services, and industry. Also included are programs, speeches, photographs, and memorabilia pertaining to the farewell ceremonies of Mr. Higgins.

Box 2

Envelope of letters supplementing those in item 13 plus ephemeral memorabilia.

 

Presidio of San Francisco Headquarters Sixth Army.

Physical Description: Illustrated booklet.
 

Headquarters Continental Army Command. Fort Monroe, Va.

Physical Description: Illustrated booklet.