Register of the Raymond Albert Wheeler papers, 1898-1977

Finding aid prepared by Aparna Mukherjee
Hoover Institution Archives
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Title: Raymond Albert Wheeler papers
Date (inclusive): 1898-1977
Collection Number: 78062
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 46 manuscript boxes, 6 oversize boxes, 5 motion picture film reels, 6 sound tape reels, 26 envelopes, 2 album boxes (29.0 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, diaries, memoranda, maps, motion picture film, sound recordings, and photographs relating to military engineering; the Panama Canal; World War I; American military operations in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II; construction of the Stilwell Road; the surrender of Japanese forces in Singapore, 1945; clearance and widening of the Suez Canal, 1956-1957; development of the Lower Mekong River Basin; and engineering projects involving the World Bank.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Wheeler, Raymond Albert, 1885-1974

Access

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Raymond Albert Wheeler papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1978.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

1885 July 31 Born, near Peoria, Illinois
1911 B.S., United States Military Academy, West Point, New York
1911-1912 Construction engineer, Isthmian Canal Commission, Canal Zone, Panama
1912 Married Olive May Keithley, Peoria, Illinois
1913 Graduated from Army School of Engineering, Washington, D.C.
1917-1919 Commanded the Regiment in the Aisne-Marne, the St. Mihiel, and the Meuse Argonne offensives, and the march into Germany with the Army of Occupation
1919 Served with the American Peace Commission in Italy
1920-1921 Engineer Instructor, the Infantry School, Camp Benning, Georgia
1922-1926 Assistant Engineer Commissioner, Washington, D.C.
1926 Elected honorary member, American Institute of Architects
1927 Graduated from Command and General Staff School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
1927-1930 Assistant Engineer of Maintenance, Panama Canal, Balboa Heights, Canal Zone
1935-1936 Chief Regional Engineer, Work Projects Administration, Chicago, Illinois
1936 United States Representative, International Navigation Congress, Brussels
1937 Graduated from Army War College, Washington, D.C.
1937-1940 Resident Member, Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, Washington, D.C.
1940-1941 Engineer of Maintenance, the Panama Canal, Balboa Heights, Canal Zone
1941 Assistant Chief of Staff, War Department, Washington, D.C.
1941-1942 Member, United States military mission to Iran
1942-1943 Commanding General, Services of Supply, United States Army Forces, China-Burma-India Theater
1944 Principal Administrative Officer, Southeast Asia Command
1944-1945 Deputy Supreme Allied Commander and Chief Administrative Officer, Southeast Asia Command
1945 Commanding General, United States forces in India-Burma Theater
1945-1949 Chief of Engineers, United States Army, Washington, D.C.
1949 Retired from active service as Lieutenant General, Chief of Engineers, United States Army
1949-1964 Engineering Adviser, World Bank
1952-1960 Represented the World Bank in negotiations between India and Pakistan over the use of waters of the Indus River
1956-1957 Head, United Nations Suez Canal Clearance Operations
1957-1958 Chief, Mekong River Survey Mission, Asia
1958-? Represented the World Bank in discussions with the Suez Canal Authority to study the prospects for the growth of, and to advise on the plans for improving, traffic in the Suez Canal
1960-1963 Worked on behalf of the United Nations on the public works construction program and transport system in Congo
1960-1969 Chairman, International Advisory Board for the Mekong Coordination Committee, representing, among others, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam
1964-1971 Member, Columbia Board of Revenue, British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority, Vancouver
1974 February 8 Died, Washington, D.C.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, diaries, memoranda, maps, motion picture film, sound recordings, and photographs relating to military engineering; the Panama Canal; World War I; American military operations in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II; construction of the Stilwell Road; the surrender of Japanese forces in Singapore, 1945; clearance and widening of the Suez Canal, 1956-1957; development of the Lower Mekong River Basin; and engineering projects involving the World Bank.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
United States. Army--Officers.
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Africa.
China.
Egypt.
Engineers.
Mekong Valley.
Military engineering.
Moving-pictures.
Panama Canal.
Panama.
Phonotapes.
Stilwell Road.
Suez Canal (Egypt)
United States--Armed Forces.
Vietnam.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Burma.
World War, 1939-1945--China.
World War, 1939-1945--Engineering and construction.
World War, 1939-1945.

Boxes 1-8

Biographical File, 1898-1975

Scope and Contents note

Address books, appointment calendars, autograph books, awards, biographical notes, certificates, clippings, correspondence, diaries, family papers, financial records, funeral records, medical records, memoranda, notes, pamphlets, passports, press releases, printed matter, posters, proclamations, telegrams, travel documents, and writings about Raymond Wheeler, as well as records relating to his high school in Peoria, Illinois and his years at West Point, New York, arranged alphabetically by physical form. See also: Oversize Materials.
Box/Folder 1 : 1

Address books

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Appointment calendars

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Autograph book

 

Awards

Scope and Contents note

Certificates, citations, clippings, communiques, correspondence, memoranda, messages, pamphlets, press releases, printed matter, telegrams, and miscellany.
Box/Folder 1 : 4

Boy Scouts of America

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Brazil

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian
Box/Folder 1 : 6-9

China

Scope and Contents note

Includes messages in Chinese.
Box/Folder 1 : 10-16

Laos

Box/Folder 1 : 17-18

Netherlands

Box/Folder 1 : 19-22

Siam

Box/Folder 1 : 23-25

The Beavers

Box/Folder 1 : 26-29

The Moles Society

 

The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

Box/Folder 2 : 1-10

Hoover Medal

Box/Folder 2 : 11-12

Goethals Medal

Box/Folder 2 : 13-21

United Kingdom

Box/Folder 2 : 22-27

United States Army

 

Biography

Box/Folder 2 : 28

General

Box/Folder 2 : 29-30

Correspondence, 1971-1974

Box/Folder 2 : 31-32

Notes

Box/Folder 2 : 33-34

Certificates

Box/Folder 2 : 35-37

Clippings

Box/Folder 3 : 1-5

Clippings

Box/Folder 3 : 6

Diaries

 

Family papers

Box/Folder 4 : 1

Olive Wheeler

Box/Folder 4 : 2

Virginia M. Wheeler

Box/Folder 4 : 3

Financial records

 

Funeral records

Box/Folder 4 : 4

General

Box/Folder 4 : 5-6

Cards of sympathy

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 4 : 7

Undated

 

1974

Box/Folder 4 : 8-10

February-March

Box/Folder 5 : 1-3

April-June

Box/Folder 5 : 4

August

Box/Folder 5 : 5

December

Box/Folder 5 : 6

1975 January

Box/Folder 5 : 7

Donations

Box/Folder 5 : 8

Flower records

Box/Folder 5 : 9

Printed matter

Box/Folder 5 : 10

Telegrams

Box/Folder 5 : 11

Telephone calls

Box/Folder 5 : 12

Tributes

Box/Folder 5 : 13

Medical records

Box/Folder 5 : 14

Membership cards, certificates, and related correspondence

Box/Folder 5 : 15

Memoranda

Box/Folder 5 : 16

News broadcast

Box/Folder 5 : 17

Newsletters

Box/Folder 5 : 18

Notes

Box/Folder 5 : 19

Pamphlets

Box/Folder 5 : 20

Passports

Box/Folder 6 : 1

Press releases

Box/Folder 6 : 2

Printed matter

Box/Folder 6 : 3

Posters

Box/Folder 6 : 4

Proclamations

 

Scrapbooks

Box/Folder 6 : 5

Farm Creek Flood Control Project, East Peoria, Illinois, 1947 September 27

Box/Folder 6 : 6

100th Annual Engineer Dinner, 1967 May 5

Box/Folder 6 : 7

River Chindwin, 1945

Box/Folder 6 : 8

Testimonial dinner, 1946 April 23

Box/Folder 6 : 9

Trinity River Project, 1938

 

Subject file

Box/Folder 6 : 10

Peoria High School, Peoria, Illinois

 

United States Military Academy, West Point, New York

Box/Folder 6 : 11

General

Box/Folder 6 : 12

Appointment letter and grade point average

Box/Folder 6 : 13

Brochures

Box/Folder 6 : 14

Bulletins

Box/Folder 6 : 15

Clippings

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 6 : 16-19

1956-1965

Box/Folder 7 : 1-8

1966-1974

Box/Folder 7 : 9

Financial records

Box/Folder 7 : 10

Maps

Box/Folder 7 : 11

Memoranda

Box/Folder 7 : 12

Notes

Box/Folder 7 : 13

Pamphlets

Box/Folder 7 : 14-16

Printed matter

Box/Folder 7 : 17

Reports

Box/Folder 7 : 18

Schedule

Box/Folder 7 : 19

Telegrams

Box/Folder 7 : 20

Miscellany

 

Travel records

Box/Folder 7 : 21

General

Box/Folder 7 : 22

1941-1946

Box/Folder 7 : 23

1947-1957

Box/Folder 7 : 24

1948

Scope and Contents note

Visit to Alaska.
Box/Folder 8 : 1

1958-1964

Box/Folder 8 : 2

1965-1973

Box/Folder 8 : 3

Telegrams

 

Writings about Raymond Wheeler

Box/Folder 8 : 4

Articles

Box/Folder 8 : 5

Poems

Box/Folder 8 : 6

Miscellany

Boxes 8-12

Correspondence, 1918-1974

Scope and Contents note

Letters arranged alphabetically by correspondent. Includes letters written by Virginia Wheeler and others.
Box/Folder 8 : 7

Undated

Box/Folder 8 : 8

Unidentified

 

General

Box/Folder 8 : 9

1943-1944

Box/Folder 8 : 10

1951

Box/Folder 8 : 11

1953

Box/Folder 8 : 12

1956

Box/Folder 8 : 13

1958

Box/Folder 8 : 14-19

1959-1964

Box/Folder 8 : 20

Abdorabo, Mohamed Abdala, 1959

Box/Folder 8 : 21

Abd Rabuh, Muhammad Abd Allah, 1959

Scope and Contents note

Includes two letters in Arabic, including one addressed to Virginia Wheeler.
Box/Folder 8 : 22

Ackerman, Adolph J., 1959-1970

Box/Folder 8 : 23

Albrecht, F. M., 1958

Box/Folder 8 : 24

Alford, Thomas L., Sr., 1968

Box/Folder 9 : 1

Anders, Leslie, 1962-1965

Box/Folder 9 : 2

Andrews, Arthur, 1972

Box/Folder 9 : 3

Andruss, Malcolm P., 1965

Box/Folder 9 : 4

Arthur, Bill and Katherine, 1918-1974

Box/Folder 9 : 5

Atkinson, Guy F., 1956-1964

Box/Folder 9 : 6

Bahr, R. C., 1964

Box/Folder 9 : 7

Banks, Michael H., 1974

Box/Folder 9 : 8

Bannion, Howard, 1970

Box/Folder 9 : 9

Bechtel, Stephen D., 1958-1972

Box/Folder 9 : 10

Bengston, L., 1967

Box/Folder 9 : 11

Benson, James, 1962-1964

Box/Folder 9 : 12

Berenhauser, Carlos, Jr., 1963-1970

Box/Folder 9 : 13

Berger, Lillian F., 1963-1967

Scope and Contents note

Includes a letter to Ben Binson.
Box/Folder 9 : 14

Bishop, Max W., 1965-1966

Box/Folder 9 : 15

Bixby, H. O., 1970

Box/Folder 9 : 16

Black, Eugene R., 1966

Box/Folder 9 : 17

Blake, Norman P., 1967-1968

Box/Folder 9 : 18

Blazina, Tom, 1964

Box/Folder 9 : 19

Bonati, Ralph J., 1964

Box/Folder 9 : 20

Bonny, J. B., 1958

Box/Folder 9 : 21

Bourscheidt, Paul F., 1967

Box/Folder 9 : 22

Bowdish, Frank and Virginia, 1966

Box/Folder 9 : 23

Bowman, Waldo G., 1966

Box/Folder 9 : 24

Boyer, Lonnie MacArthur (Mrs. Arthur Irving), 1965

Box/Folder 9 : 25

Bradley, John H., 1973-1974

Box/Folder 9 : 26

Bradley University (T. W. Arsdale, Jr., Kalman Goldberg and A. G. Haussler), 1961

Box/Folder 9 : 27

Britton, William H., 1964-1969

Box/Folder 9 : 28

Brown, Earl I., II, 1965

Box/Folder 9 : 29

Bruns, May, 1944

Box/Folder 9 : 30

Buehler, John P., 1964

Box/Folder 9 : 31

Bunche, Ralph, 1971

Box/Folder 9 : 32

Burke, John G., 1960

Box/Folder 9 : 33

Byrnes, James F., 1945

Box/Folder 9 : 34

Caldwell, John T., 1962

Box/Folder 9 : 35

Campbell, David P., 1967-1968

Box/Folder 9 : 36

Cantwell, Robert C., Jr., Mrs., 1968

Box/Folder 9 : 37

Carroll, John E., 1966

Box/Folder 9 : 38

Casey, Hugh J., 1963-1965

Box/Folder 9 : 39

Chase, C. E., 1963-1964

Box/Folder 9 : 40

Clark, Allen F., Jr., 1969

Box/Folder 9 : 41

Clarke, Frederick J., 1965

Box/Folder 9 : 42

Clay, Lucius D., 1967

Box/Folder 9 : 43

Claybourn, John G., 1964-1968

Scope and Contents note

Includes letters addressed to Meredith Wilson and Frank Verbrugge.
Box/Folder 9 : 44

Coad, Laccy W., 1960

Box/Folder 9 : 45

Coffey, Matthew B., 1967

Box/Folder 9 : 46

Connors, Selena A., 1967-1968

Scope and Contents note

Includes letters addressed to University of Delaware and University of Illinois.
Box/Folder 9 : 47

Cook, Frank B., 1964

Box/Folder 9 : 48

Cordier, Andrew W., 1957

Box/Folder 9 : 49

Coughlin, Robert E., 1970

Box/Folder 9 : 50

Crimmins, A. Holmes, 1964

Box/Folder 9 : 51

Cromartie, Luther M., 1965

Box/Folder 9 : 52

Cromelin, Eric, 1966-1972

Box/Folder 9 : 53

Curtin, R. H., 1973

Box/Folder 9 : 54

Darling, H. Velpeau, 1963-1974

Box/Folder 9 : 55

Davis, Mildred and Vic, undated

Box/Folder 9 : 56

Deal, D. Vernon, 1970

Box/Folder 9 : 57

Debrett's Peerage, 1961-1974

Box/Folder 9 : 58

Delaney, Albert L., 1965-1973

Box/Folder 9 : 59

Demuth, Richard H., 1966

Box/Folder 9 : 60

De Wilde, Camille, 1966

Box/Folder 9 : 61

Dirksen, Everett McKinley, 1963-1967

Box/Folder 9 : 62

Dixon, John W., 1964-1965

Box/Folder 9 : 63

Dogan, Charles, 1970

Box/Folder 9 : 64

Donaldson, Birdena E., 1970

Box/Folder 9 : 65

Duke, C. M., 1965

Scope and Contents note

Includes a letter from G. A. England.
Box/Folder 10 : 1

Easterling, William L., 1967

Box/Folder 10 : 2

Eaton, Herb, 1965

Box/Folder 10 : 3

Edgett, Thomas N., 1960

Box/Folder 10 : 4

Eickhoff, Andrew R., 1964

Box/Folder 10 : 5

Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1956

Box/Folder 10 : 6

El Deeb, Mohammed Tawfik, 1963

Box/Folder 10 : 7

El Serafi, 1970

Box/Folder 10 : 8

Elustondo, Mable Garcia, 1965

Box/Folder 10 : 9

England, G. A., 1966

Box/Folder 10 : 10

Ervin, Sam J., Jr., 1970

Box/Folder 10 : 11

Esser, T., 1965

Box/Folder 10 : 12

Esso Touring Service, 1966

Box/Folder 10 : 13

Evans, Geoffrey, 1966

Box/Folder 10 : 14

Falkner, Francis M., 1964

Box/Folder 10 : 15

Ferraz, Octavio Marcondes, 1966

Box/Folder 10 : 16

Flesher, Carl W., 1966

Box/Folder 10 : 17

Flexi-Versal Corporation (G. A. Arnold, Elinor M. Fell, John P. Kitselman and Leslie J. Redard), 1951-1959

Box/Folder 10 : 18

Fosque, J. D., 1962

Box/Folder 10 : 19

Fowler, Donald D., 1965

Box/Folder 10 : 20

Fox, Joseph C., 1965

Box/Folder 10 : 21

Frederick, Calvin J., 1968

Scope and Contents note

Includes letter addressed to Virginia Wheeler.
Box/Folder 10 : 22

Fuchs, Ralph F., 1964

Box/Folder 10 : 23

Garner, Robert L., 1973

Box/Folder 10 : 24

Galloway, G. E., 1960

Box/Folder 10 : 25

Gardner, G. H., 1968

Box/Folder 10 : 26

Garner, Robert L., 1966-1967

Box/Folder 10 : 27

Gilbert Associates, Inc., 1963-1965

Box/Folder 10 : 28

Gillette, George W., 1958-1971

Scope and Contents note

Includes letters addressed to O. O. Allsbrook, Charles G. Holle, Joseph C. Mehaffey, and Henry C. Rowland, Jr.
Box/Folder 10 : 29

Gilmour, Matthew P., 1966

Box/Folder 10 : 30

Goddard, Eric, 1969

Box/Folder 10 : 31

Gordon, King, 1963

Box/Folder 10 : 32

Gore, John M., 1973

Box/Folder 10 : 33

Graffman, J. Holger, 1963-1968

Box/Folder 10 : 34

Gregory, Jean, 1971-1973

Box/Folder 10 : 35

Grosvenor, Gilbert M., 1965

Box/Folder 10 : 36

Grove, Philip, 1958

Box/Folder 10 : 37

Groves, Leslie R., 1959

Box/Folder 10 : 38

Grystal, J. S., 1964

Box/Folder 10 : 39

Gulhati, N. D., 1964-1966

Box/Folder 10 : 40

Hall, Ralph S., 1960

Box/Folder 10 : 41

Hamza, Kamel, 1957

Box/Folder 10 : 42

Hannis, Henry, 1971

Box/Folder 10 : 43

Harrington, M. C. J., 1963

Box/Folder 10 : 44

Hassan, Ahmad, 1965

Box/Folder 10 : 45

Hassan, Parvez, 1963-1966

Box/Folder 10 : 46

Hatch, John, 1966

Box/Folder 10 : 47

Haug, Edgar, 1965

Scope and Contents note

Includes letter addressed to August Konow.
Box/Folder 10 : 48

Hederen, O., 1963

Box/Folder 10 : 49

Heinrichs, Louis M., 1971-1974

Box/Folder 10 : 50

Hibbs, Ben, 1944

Box/Folder 10 : 51

Hicks, W. E., 1943-1968

Box/Folder 10 : 52

Hinman, George, 1963

Box/Folder 10 : 53

Holocombe, W. H., 1966

Box/Folder 10 : 54

Howlett, Duncan, 1965

Box/Folder 10 : 55

Hubard, Bill, 1965

Box/Folder 10 : 56

Hunt, Geoffrey, 1963-1974

Box/Folder 10 : 57

Hunter, Howard A., 1943

Box/Folder 10 : 58

Huske, Jean (Mrs. W. O.), 1963

Box/Folder 10 : 59

Idris, Mohammed, 1966

Box/Folder 10 : 60

Itschner, E. C., 1963

Box/Folder 10 : 61

Johns, Dwight, 1966

Box/Folder 10 : 62

Johnson, Algot F., 1959-1960

Box/Folder 10 : 63

Johnson, Lyndon B., 1967

Scope and Contents note

Letter written by Virginia Wheeler.
Box/Folder 10 : 64

Jones, John M., III, 1945-1970

Box/Folder 10 : 65

Kambhu, Xujati, 1964

Box/Folder 10 : 66

Kamel, Mostafa, 1964-1967

Box/Folder 10 : 67

Karo, H. Arnold, 1964

Box/Folder 10 : 68

Katzin, Alfred, 1957-1963

Box/Folder 10 : 69

Kaufman, Nathan B., 1967

Scope and Contents note

Letter written by Virginia Wheeler.
Box/Folder 10 : 70

Keating, Kenneth, 1960

Box/Folder 10 : 71

Kennedy, Donald D., 1966-1970

Box/Folder 10 : 72

Kentz, Alvin, 1967

Box/Folder 10 : 73

Khosla, A. N., 1964

Box/Folder 10 : 74

Kinney, G. P., 1966

Box/Folder 10 : 75

Kirmani, S. S., 1963

Box/Folder 11 : 1

Kirpich, Phillip Z., 1963

Scope and Contents note

Letter addressed to Phillip A. Drinker.
Box/Folder 11 : 2

Kirsch, Wolff M., 1969

Box/Folder 11 : 3

Klostermann, J. M. W., 1957

Box/Folder 11 : 4

Klotz, Harry, 1965-1972

Box/Folder 11 : 5

Knapp, J. Burke, 1957

Box/Folder 11 : 6

Kocour, Ruth, 1964

Box/Folder 11 : 7

Kohloss, Fabius Henry, 1948-1973

Box/Folder 11 : 8

Krisman, Michael J., 1972

Box/Folder 11 : 9

Kwoh, Theodore, 1963-1967

Box/Folder 11 : 10

Lane, Cherry, 1971

Box/Folder 11 : 11

Lang, Edmund, 1967

Box/Folder 11 : 12

Langelaar, Gerrit, 1966-1971

Box/Folder 11 : 13

Lansing, Sam, 1966-1968

Box/Folder 11 : 14

Larrick, J. Frederick, 1965

Box/Folder 11 : 15

Laylin, John G., 1965-1967

Box/Folder 11 : 16

Leber, W. P., 1960

Box/Folder 11 : 17

Lels, Murk, 1957

Box/Folder 11 : 18

Lennon, Alton, 1964

Scope and Contents note

Includes a night letter from George W. Gillette.
Box/Folder 11 : 19

Liggett, Tom, 1968

Box/Folder 11 : 20

Lipscomb, Willis G., 1966

Box/Folder 11 : 21

Lockwood, Benjamin C., Jr., 1972-1973

Box/Folder 11 : 22

Lockwood, Cherry L., 1972

Box/Folder 11 : 23

Loesing, Vernon T., 1972

Scope and Contents note

Includes a letter addressed to A. Dodman.
Box/Folder 11 : 24

Lowdon, J. W., 1967

Box/Folder 11 : 25

Luce, Clare Boothe, 1944

Box/Folder 11 : 26

Luttman-Johnson, J. D. M., 1963

Box/Folder 11 : 27

McConnell, Ben H., 1972

Box/Folder 11 : 28

MacDonald, Peter, 1963

Box/Folder 11 : 29

McElheny, John D., 1960

Box/Folder 11 : 30

McGrath, David J., 1966

Box/Folder 11 : 31

MacKichan, K. B., 1956

Box/Folder 11 : 32

MacMillan, R. H., 1969

Box/Folder 11 : 33

McShane, James E., 1963

Box/Folder 11 : 34

Madigan, Jack and Sybil, 1972

Box/Folder 11 : 35

Makaus, G., 1960

Box/Folder 11 : 36

Markle, Joseph, 1965-1969

Box/Folder 11 : 37

Marsh, A. Fletcher, 1963-1971

Scope and Contents note

Includes letters written to James D. Bronson by Henry Bahr and to Raymond Wheeler by George L. Fairbairn.
Box/Folder 11 : 38

Marquis Who's Who, 1966-1971

Box/Folder 11 : 39

Mason, Frank, 1966

Box/Folder 11 : 40

Matson, J. W., 1964

Box/Folder 11 : 41

Maxon, Glen W., 1944-1964

Scope and Contents note

Includes letters addressed to Virginia Wheeler.
Box/Folder 11 : 42

Meredith, William T., 1943-1972

Scope and Contents note

Includes a letter to John Picco.
Box/Folder 11 : 43

Messegee, Gordon H., 1965-1972

Box/Folder 11 : 44

Michler, Gordon H., 1969

Box/Folder 11 : 45

MICOPERI (G. Makaus and Ing. Buttazzoni), 1958-1960

Box/Folder 11 : 46

Middlebury College, 1966

Box/Folder 11 : 47

Middleton, Troy, 1972

Box/Folder 11 : 48

Morgan, Graham C., 1967

Box/Folder 11 : 49

Mountain, Barry F., 1965

Scope and Contents note

Includes a letter addressed to Selig Taubenblatt.
Box/Folder 11 : 50

Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, Earl, 1945-1972

Box/Folder 11 : 51

Mueenuddin?, G., 1958

Box/Folder 11 : 52

Mynatt, Richard E., 1960

Box/Folder 11 : 53

Nebolsine, Ross, 1965

Box/Folder 11 : 54

Neumiller, Louis B., 1960-1969

Box/Folder 11 : 55

Nichols, Harold F., 1971-1974

Box/Folder 11 : 56

Noce, Daniel, 1949

Box/Folder 11 : 57

North, Earl, Mrs., 1968-1970

Box/Folder 11 : 58

Olivier, Henry, 1963

Box/Folder 11 : 59

O'Malley, Thomas, 1963

Box/Folder 11 : 60

101 Association, Inc. (Mickey Kaliff and J. M. Niemczyk), 1962-1963

Box/Folder 11 : 61

O'Neill, James J., 1960

Box/Folder 11 : 62

Osborn, M. P., Mrs., 1964

Box/Folder 11 : 63

Over, Don, 1960

Box/Folder 11 : 64

Painter, W. D., 1959

Box/Folder 11 : 65

Parsons, Ralph M., 1964-1972

Box/Folder 11 : 66

Peers, W. R., 1967

Box/Folder 11 : 67

Pepe, S. Ernest, 1963

Box/Folder 11 : 68

Person, J. L., 1965

Box/Folder 11 : 69

Piland, Julius Lynch, 1965

Box/Folder 11 : 70

Poole, T. W., 1966

Box/Folder 11 : 71

Poolers Shoe Store, 1969

Box/Folder 11 : 72

Prentis, Edmund A., 1966

Box/Folder 12 : 1

Price, Byron, 1972

Box/Folder 12 : 2

Proctor, Carlton S., 1963

Box/Folder 12 : 3

Ramada Inn (Carl J. Boyer and Peter Georges), 1968

Box/Folder 12 : 4

Rasey, Ray, 1959

Box/Folder 12 : 5

Razel, Paul, 1962

Language of Material: French
Box/Folder 12 : 6

Reynolds, Doyle C., 1963

Box/Folder 12 : 7

Ritchie, Ann, 1960

Box/Folder 12 : 8

Roberts, Harrison H., 1965

Box/Folder 12 : 9

Robinett, P. M., 1963

Box/Folder 12 : 10

Robinson, Erma S. (Mrs. L. E. Robinson), 1965-1966

Box/Folder 12 : 11

Rockwell, Alvin J., 1964

Box/Folder 12 : 12

Rodriguez, Filemon C., 1963

Box/Folder 12 : 13

Ruffin, Peter B., 1971

Box/Folder 12 : 14

Rusk, Dean, 1953

Box/Folder 12 : 15

St. Lawrence, Lee, 1968

Box/Folder 12 : 16

Saltzstein, Robert A., 1968

Box/Folder 12 : 17

Schaaf, Albert, 1965-1966

Box/Folder 12 : 18

Schaaf, C. Hart, 1965-1966

Box/Folder 12 : 19

Scharff, Maurice R., 1964-1965

Box/Folder 12 : 20

Schoon, Henry P., 1968

Box/Folder 12 : 21

Scholla, Paul F., 1962

Box/Folder 12 : 22

Scholtz, Herman F., 1966-1973

Box/Folder 12 : 23

Sciples, Carl M., 1964

Box/Folder 12 : 24

Seaman, P. C., Mrs., 1965

Box/Folder 12 : 25

Sells, Chas H., 1964

Scope and Contents note

Includes Raymond Wheeler's correspondence with Herbert D. Vogel.
Box/Folder 12 : 26

Sevareid, Eric, 1966

Box/Folder 12 : 27

Sherrill, Fred G., 1965

Box/Folder 12 : 28

Shields, James E., 1960

Box/Folder 12 : 29

Shiels, Archie W., 1964-1965

Box/Folder 12 : 30

Skerry, Harry A., 1968

Box/Folder 12 : 31

Slim, Bill, 1966

Box/Folder 12 : 32

Smith, Jacqueline, 1966

Box/Folder 12 : 33

Smith, Roderick, 1963

Box/Folder 12 : 34

Smith, Stephen E., 1965

Box/Folder 12 : 35

Smythe, James Frederick, 1972

Box/Folder 12 : 36

Snavely, Charles A., 1960

Box/Folder 12 : 37

Snell, Paul M., undated

Box/Folder 12 : 38

Snow, Edgar, 1944

Box/Folder 12 : 39

Solleveld, J., 1957

Box/Folder 12 : 40

Spainhour, Emily, 1972

Box/Folder 12 : 41

Spencer, Abbott K., 1968

Box/Folder 12 : 42

Sprunt, James Lawrence, 1969

Box/Folder 12 : 43

Stanhope, William W., 1972

Box/Folder 12 : 44

Stennis, John, 1959-1963

Box/Folder 12 : 45

Stetson, John B., 1965

Box/Folder 12 : 46

Stillwell, J. W., 1942-1948

Box/Folder 12 : 47

Stratton, James H., 1963-1966

Box/Folder 12 : 48

Susong, Edith O'Keefe, 1966-1970

Box/Folder 12 : 49

Talaat, Ahmed, 1966

Box/Folder 12 : 50

Talley, B. B., 1964

Scope and Contents note

Includes a letter to A. D. Spottswood.
Box/Folder 12 : 51

Tallman, Gordon, 1966

Box/Folder 12 : 52

Thomas, Dorothy, 1969

Box/Folder 12 : 53

Thompson, L. I., 1968

Box/Folder 12 : 54

Tipton, Royce J., 1964

Box/Folder 12 : 55

Tomasulo, Nicholas A., 1965

Box/Folder 12 : 56

Toor, Z. A., 1967

Box/Folder 12 : 57

Tull, Willis C., Jr., 1965

Box/Folder 12 : 58

Tun, Hia?, 1970

Box/Folder 12 : 59

Urbahn, Max, 1965

Box/Folder 12 : 60

Varkas, Cessa, 1954

Box/Folder 12 : 61

Van Gasse, Josephine, 1965

Box/Folder 12 : 62

Vaughan, David B., 1964

Box/Folder 12 : 63

Veterans of the Office of Secret Services (William J. Casey and William J. Donovan), 1964-1966

Box/Folder 12 : 64

Vickers, W. G. H., 1944

Box/Folder 12 : 65

Vogel, Herbert D., 1968

Box/Folder 12 : 66

Volpe, John, 1972

Box/Folder 12 : 67

Wavell, Archibald Percival Wavell, Earl of, 1943-1953

Box/Folder 12 : 68

Weart, D. L., 1965

Box/Folder 12 : 69

Webb, Del E., 1964

Box/Folder 12 : 70

Wedemeyer, A. C., 1965-1966

Scope and Contents note

Includes Wedemeyer's remarks at the Office of Strategic Services dinner, 1966 March 21.
Box/Folder 12 : 71

Wehle, Philip C., 1963

Box/Folder 12 : 72

Wheeler, Stephen W., 1966

Box/Folder 12 : 73

Whipple, William, Jr., 1960-1966

Box/Folder 12 : 74

White, David H., 1973

Box/Folder 12 : 75

Whitman, W. M., 1963

Box/Folder 12 : 76

Wilder, A. D., 1972

Box/Folder 12 : 77

Wilkinson, Peggy, 1958

Box/Folder 12 : 78

Witt, Jay, 1966

Box/Folder 12 : 79

Woods, George D., 1957-1965

Box/Folder 12 : 80

Young, Mason J., 1964-1968

Box/Folder 12 : 81

Yeager, L. E., 1963

Box/Folder 12 : 82

Younes, Mahmoud, 1957-1963

Box/Folder 12 : 83

Youngblood, J. M. K., 1960

Box/Folder 12 : 84

Zimmerman, George J., 1944

Boxes 13-14

Speeches and Writings, 1903-1970

Scope and Contents note

Articles, comments, congressional testimony, notes, outlines, remarks, statements, speeches, and related correspondence and telegrams, arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 13 : 1-6

"Notes on Service Overseas during Second World War," Vols. I-VI, typescript, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 7

Obituary of Karl Slaughter Bradford, original draft by Raymond Wheeler and Karl Bradford, holograph and typescript, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 8

Opening statement, Indus Basin Conference, typescript, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 9

Remarks on the occasion of getting together with the troops in the India Burma Theater, typescript, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 10

Speech on Suez Canal clearance under the auspices of the United Nations, Twentieth Century Club, Young Women's Christian Association, typescript outline, undated

Box/Folder 13 : 11

"Address of Welcome," The Opinion, holograph and printed copy, 1903 July

Box/Folder 13 : 12-13

"The Infantry School," a history of the Fourth Engineers, typescript copies and holograph notes, undated

Box/Folder 14 : 1

"Improving the Upper River," Chamber of Commerce News, printed copy, 1934 August

Box/Folder 14 : 2

Notes on travel, typescript, 1941 November

Box/Folder 14 : 3

Notes on travel, typescript, 1941-1942

Box/Folder 14 : 4

"Chindwin River Trip," typescript, 1945 April

Box/Folder 14 : 5

"Rangoon Victory Parade Trip," typescript, 1945 June 13

Box/Folder 14 : 6

Talk to Staff Officers in India-Burma Theater, Delhi, India, typescript, 1945 June 23

Box/Folder 14 : 7

"India Burma - Lifeline to China," United States at War, printed copy, 1945 November

Box/Folder 14 : 8

"The U.S. Corps of Engineers," The Military Engineer, printed copy, 1946 May

Box/Folder 14 : 9

Welcome address, the Engineering School, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, printed copy, 1946 November 4

Box/Folder 14 : 10

"The United States Army," American Miracle, printed copy, 1947

Box/Folder 14 : 11

Testimony, hearings before the Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments, United States Senate, printed copy, 1949 February 2-15

Box/Folder 14 : 12

Speech, the First Pan-American Engineering Congress, Rio de Janeiro, typescript, 1949 July 15-24

Box/Folder 14 : 13

"Balance Sheets and Blue Prints," The Retired Officer, printed copy, 1951 June

Box/Folder 14 : 14

Outline for a talk, M. S. A., typescript, 1953 March 26

Box/Folder 14 : 15

Outline for a talk, American Society of Civil Engineers, typescript, 1953 May 6

Box/Folder 14 : 16

Untitled note, The Green Light, printed copy, 1956 February 29

Box/Folder 14 : 17

Outline for a talk, Society of American Military Engineers, typescript, 1956 April 17

Box/Folder 14 : 18

"Suez: The Beginning of Clearence Operations," International Bank Notes, printed copy, 1957 September

Box/Folder 14 : 19

Speech on Suez operations, West Point Society, typescript outline, 1957 September 12

Box/Folder 14 : 20

Speech on Suez Canal clearance operations, Society of American Military Engineers, Hampton Roads, New York, typescript outline, 1957 September 30

Box/Folder 14 : 21

Notes on Peoria talk, Peoria, Illinois, typescript, 1957 October 5

Scope and Contents note

Includes related correspondence and telegram.
Box/Folder 14 : 22

Speech, American Institute of Consulting Engineers, New York, 1957 October 15

Scope and Contents note

Includes a letter and typescript drafts.
Box/Folder 14 : 23

"Clearing the Suez Canal," The Military Engineer, printed copy, 1958 January-February

Box/Folder 14 : 24

Speech on Suez Canal clearance operations, University of Arkansas, typescript with some holograph notes, 1958 March 6

Box/Folder 14 : 25

Outline for a speech, Jango, typescript, 1958 May 20.

Box/Folder 14 : 26

Speech, Society of American Military Engineers, Baltimore, Maryland, typescript outline with some holograph notes, 1958 May 28

Box/Folder 14 : 27

"Role of the Suez Canal," speech, Conference on Nationalism and Business Prospects in the Middle East, Hotel Statler, Washington D.C., 1958 September 29-30

Scope and Contents note

Typescript outline with related correspondence, memoranda, and notes.
Box/Folder 14 : 28

Comments on "The Military Engineer," typescript, 1958 December 22

Box/Folder 14 : 29

"The Suez Canal - Its Chronicle and Bibliography," discussions by Raymond Wheeler and others, Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers, printed copy, 1959 March

Box/Folder 14 : 30

Talk, Advanced Class, Ports and Harbors Instruction, Engineering School, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, typescript, 1959 April 21

Box/Folder 14 : 31

Speech on the occasion of the award of Hoover Medal, Society of Military Engineers, typescript, 1959 February 2

Box/Folder 14 : 32

Speech on the occasion of the Beaver award, typescript, 1960 January 13

Box/Folder 14 : 33

Talk on the World Bank - Projects and Logistics, National Security Industrial Association and National Institute of Packaging, Handling and Logistics Engineers, typescript, 1960 February 8

Box/Folder 14 : 34

Untitled draft of a talk, Peoria, Illinois, typescript, 1960 April 4

Box/Folder 14 : 35

"Per Angusta ad Augusta," speech, Peoria, Illinois, typescript, 1960 May 4

Box/Folder 14 : 36

Speech, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, typescript fragment, 1960 May 4

Scope and Contents note

Includes related correspondence and brochure.
Box/Folder 14 : 37

"International River Problems", speech, Peoria, Illinois, typescript, 1961 October 20

Scope and Contents note

Includes brochure, clippings, related correspondence, and program.
Box/Folder 14 : 38

Notes for a speech on Mekong River, AICE meeting, Lahore, Pakistan, typescript, 1962 December 11

Box/Folder 14 : 39

Speech to introduce Colonel Mahmoud Younes, Chairman and Managing Director, Suez Canal Authority, at a luncheon meeting, American-Arab Association, typescript, 1963 September 18

Box/Folder 14 : 40

Speech, Ohio Valley Improvement Association, Netherlands-Hilton Hotel, Cincinnati, Ohio, typescript outline, 1964 October 15

Box/Folder 14 : 41

"Earthmoving," G. Edwin Burks Lecture, Earthmoving Industry Conference, Society of Automotive Engineers, Peoria, Illinois, typescript outline, 1970 April 14-15

Scope and Contents note

Includes related correspondence, holograph note, and pamphlet.
Box/Folder 14 : 42

"50 Years of Our Society," The Military Engineer, printed copy, 1970 July-August

Scope and Contents note

This article is adapted from Wheeler's address at the Annual Meeting of the Society of American Military Engineers, Fort Myer, Virginia, 1970 May 15. Includes author's proof.
Boxes 15-20

United States Army File, 1903-1977

Scope and Contents note

Bulletins, clippings, correspondence, diary, financial records, maps, memoranda, minutes of meetings, messages, newsletters, notes, pamphlets, printed matter, remarks, reports, service records, statements, telegrams, and writings by others related to the events of the years of Raymond Wheeler's service in, and later association with, the army, arranged chronologically and thereunder alphabetically by physical form. See also: Correspondence.
 

1903-1941

Box/Folder 15 : 1

General

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 15 : 2

Undated

Box/Folder 15 : 3

1915

Box/Folder 15 : 4

1919

Box/Folder 15 : 5

1926

Box/Folder 15 : 6

1930

Box/Folder 15 : 7

1933

Box/Folder 15 : 8

1935

Box/Folder 15 : 9

1938

Box/Folder 15 : 10

Diary, 1918

Box/Folder 15 : 11

Maps

 

Memoranda

Box/Folder 15 : 12-13

1910-1911

Box/Folder 15 : 14-18

1916-1920

Box/Folder 15 : 19

1929

Box/Folder 15 : 20-21

1935-1936

Box/Folder 15 : 22

1941

Box/Folder 15 : 23-24

Minutes of meetings, 1929-1930

Box/Folder 15 : 25

Newsletters, 1919-1933

Box/Folder 15 : 26

Notes

Box/Folder 15 : 27

Pamphlets, 1903-1919

 

Printed matter

Box/Folder 15 : 28

Undated

Box/Folder 15 : 29

1914

Box/Folder 15 : 30-31

1919

 

Reports

Box/Folder 15 : 32

Undated

Box/Folder 15 : 33

1918

Box/Folder 15 : 34

Service records

 

Telegrams

Box/Folder 16 : 1

Undated

Box/Folder 16 : 2

1919

Box/Folder 16 : 3

1926

Box/Folder 16 : 4

1941

Box/Folder 16 : 5

Writings by others, undated

Box/Folder 16 : 6

Miscellany

 

1942-1949

Box/Folder 16 : 7

General

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 16 : 8

Undated

Box/Folder 16 : 9-10

1942-1943

Box/Folder 16 : 11

1943-1947

Box/Folder 16 : 12-13

1944-1945

Box/Folder 16 : 14

1948

Box/Folder 16 : 15

Diary, 1942-1945

 

Memoranda

Box/Folder 16 : 16

Undated

Box/Folder 16 : 17-21

1942-1946

Box/Folder 16 : 22-23

1948-1949

Box/Folder 16 : 24

Messages

Box/Folder 16 : 25

News bulletins

Box/Folder 16 : 26

Newsletters

Box/Folder 16 : 27

Notes

Box/Folder 16 : 28

Organizational chart

Box/Folder 16 : 29

Pamphlets

Box/Folder 16 : 30

Press releases

Box/Folder 16 : 31-32

Printed matter

Box/Folder 16 : 33

Posters

 

Reports

Box/Folder 17 : 1

1943-1945

Box/Folder 17 : 2

1943-1946

Box/Folder 17 : 3

1945

 

Retirement records

Box/Folder 17 : 4

General

Box/Folder 17 : 5-6

Correspondence, 1947, 1949

Box/Folder 17 : 7

Memoranda, 1947

Box/Folder 17 : 8

Service records

 

Telegrams

Box/Folder 17 : 9

Undated

Box/Folder 17 : 10

1942

Box/Folder 17 : 11

1945

Box/Folder 17 : 12-15

Writings by others, 1943

Box/Folder 17 : 16

Miscellany

 

1950-1977

Box/Folder 18 : 1

General

Box/Folder 18 : 2

Bulletins

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 18 : 3

Undated

Box/Folder 18 : 4

1956

Box/Folder 18 : 5-7

1958-1960

Box/Folder 18 : 8

1964

Box/Folder 18 : 9-14

1965-1970

Box/Folder 19 : 1-4

1971-1974

Box/Folder 19 : 5

1976

 

Memoranda

Box/Folder 19 : 6

1959

Box/Folder 19 : 7

1964

Box/Folder 19 : 8

1972

Box/Folder 19 : 9

1976

Box/Folder 19 : 10

Minutes of meetings, 1977

Box/Folder 19 : 11

Newsletters

Box/Folder 19 : 12

Notes

Box/Folder 19 : 13

Organizational charts

Box/Folder 19 : 14

Pamphlets

Box/Folder 19 : 15

Press releases

Box/Folder 19 : 16-19

Printed matter

 

Remarks

Box/Folder 20 : 1

Undated

Box/Folder 20 : 2

1960

Box/Folder 20 : 3

1968

Box/Folder 20 : 4

1970

Box/Folder 20 : 5-7

1972-1974

 

Reports

Box/Folder 20 : 8

1964

Box/Folder 20 : 9

1973

 

Statements

Box/Folder 20 : 10

Undated

Box/Folder 20 : 11

1973

Box/Folder 20 : 12

Telegrams

Box/Folder 20 : 13

Writings by others, 1960-1961

Box/Folder 20 : 14

Miscellany

Boxes 20-27

Suez Canal Clearance File, 1952-1974

Scope and Contents note

Articles, bulletins, charts and drawings, clippings, contracts, correspondence, cost of cleaning, diary, equipment used, plan, memoranda, minutes of meetings, newsletters, notes, personnel records, printed matter, remarks, reports, schedule, statements, telecommunication system and telegrams relating to the Suez Canal clearance operations under the direction of Raymond Wheeler at the request of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, arranged alphabetically by physical form. Includes materials in French and Arabic. See also: World Bank File.
Box/Folder 20 : 15

General

Box/Folder 20 : 16

Articles

Box/Folder 20 : 17

Bulletins

Box/Folder 20 : 18-20

Charts and drawings

Box/Folder 21 : 1-2

Charts and drawings

Box/Folder 21 : 3-4

Chronological excerpts from salvage sitreps on ships

Box/Folder 21 : 5-6

Clippings

Box/Folder 21 : 7

Contracts

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 21 : 8

Undated

Box/Folder 21 : 9

1952 January-February

 

1956

Box/Folder 21 : 10

January

Box/Folder 21 : 11

October-December

 

1957

Box/Folder 21 : 12-14

January-March

Box/Folder 22 : 1-4

April-July

Box/Folder 22 : 5-6

September-October

Box/Folder 22 : 7

December

 

1958

Box/Folder 22 : 8

January

Box/Folder 22 : 9-10

April-June

Box/Folder 22 : 11

August-September

Box/Folder 22 : 12

November-December

Box/Folder 22 : 13

1959 September-December

 

1960

Box/Folder 22 : 14

January-March

Box/Folder 22 : 15

August

Box/Folder 22 : 16

October

 

1964

Box/Folder 22 : 17

May

Box/Folder 22 : 18

December

 

1965

Box/Folder 22 : 19

February-March

Box/Folder 22 : 20

August

 

1966

Box/Folder 22 : 21

February

Box/Folder 22 : 22

April-June

 

1967

Box/Folder 22 : 23

March

Box/Folder 22 : 24

June

Box/Folder 22 : 25

December

 

1968

Box/Folder 22 : 26

February

Box/Folder 22 : 27

April-May

Box/Folder 22 : 28

September

Box/Folder 22 : 29

1970 December

 

1971

Box/Folder 22 : 30

January

Box/Folder 22 : 31

March-April

Box/Folder 22 : 32

May

Box/Folder 22 : 33

June-July

Box/Folder 22 : 34

August-September

Box/Folder 22 : 35

October-December

Box/Folder 22 : 36

1972 May

 

1973

Box/Folder 22 : 37

May-June

Box/Folder 22 : 38

October

Box/Folder 22 : 39

November-December

Box/Folder 22 : 40

1974 January

Box/Folder 22 : 41

Cost assessment

Box/Folder 22 : 42

Diary

Box/Folder 22 : 43

List of equipments

Box/Folder 22 : 44

Maps

 

Memoranda

Box/Folder 22 : 45

Undated

Box/Folder 22 : 46

1956 November

 

1957

Box/Folder 22 : 47

January-February

Box/Folder 22 : 48

April

Box/Folder 22 : 49

June

Box/Folder 22 : 50

September

Box/Folder 22 : 51

December

 

1958

Box/Folder 23 : 1

January-February

Box/Folder 23 : 2

April-May

Box/Folder 23 : 3

July

Box/Folder 23 : 4

1971 May

 

Minutes of meetings

Box/Folder 23 : 5

Undated

 

1956

Box/Folder 23 : 6

June

Box/Folder 23 : 7-8

October-November

Box/Folder 23 : 9

1957 December

Box/Folder 23 : 10

1958 April

 

News releases

Box/Folder 23 : 11

Undated

Box/Folder 23 : 12

1957

 

Notes

Box/Folder 23 : 13-14

Undated

Box/Folder 23 : 15

1957

Box/Folder 23 : 16

1958

Box/Folder 23 : 17

1965-1966

Box/Folder 23 : 18

1971

Box/Folder 23 : 19

Personnel records

Box/Folder 23 : 20

Plans of operations

Box/Folder 23 : 21

Policy statements

 

Press releases

Box/Folder 23 : 22

Undated

Box/Folder 23 : 23

1958

Box/Folder 23 : 24

1959

Box/Folder 23 : 25-27

Printed matter

Box/Folder 24 : 1

Printed matter

 

Remarks

Box/Folder 24 : 2

Undated

Box/Folder 24 : 3

1957

 

Reports

Box/Folder 24 : 4

Undated

Box/Folder 24 : 5

1955

Box/Folder 24 : 6-7

1956

Box/Folder 24 : 8

1956-1957

Box/Folder 25 : 1

1957

Box/Folder 25 : 2

1959

Box/Folder 25 : 3

1963

Box/Folder 25 : 4-5

1964

Box/Folder 25 : 6-7

1965

Box/Folder 26 : 1

1966

Box/Folder 26 : 2

1973?

Box/Folder 26 : 3

Rules of navigation and tide tables

Box/Folder 26 : 4

Schedule

Box/Folder 26 : 5

Statements

Box/Folder 26 : 6

Suez Canal requirements and capacity

Box/Folder 26 : 7

Tanks and vessels

Box/Folder 26 : 8

Telecommunications system

 

Telegrams

 

Incoming

Box/Folder 26 : 9

Undated

Box/Folder 26 : 10

1956

Box/Folder 26 : 11-12

1957 January-May

Box/Folder 26 : 13

1958

Box/Folder 26 : 14

1959

Box/Folder 26 : 15

1967

 

Outgoing

Box/Folder 26 : 16

Undated

Box/Folder 26 : 17

1956 January

Box/Folder 27 : 1-4

1957 January-April

Box/Folder 27 : 5

1959 April

Box/Folder 27 : 6

Wrecks removal log

Box/Folder 27 : 7

Miscellany

Boxes 27-33

Mekong River Basin File, 1957-1974

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, communique, correspondence, cost of the project, data used, description of the project, drawings and tables, financial plan, funding agreement, list of participants and itinerary, legal documents, maps, memoranda, minutes of meetings, messages, newsletters, notes, press releases, printed matter, reports, schedule of work, speech, statements, and telegrams relating to the multi-purpose development of the Lower Mekong River Basin, encompassing portions of Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam, under the leadership of Raymond Wheeler as head of the United Nations mission and the terms of reference, arranged alphabetically by physical form. Also includes correspondence, memoranda, and writings by Virginia Wheeler in her official capacity as a legal adviser to the United Nations in the Mekong River Basin project. Includes materials in French and Vietnamese. See also: United Nations File.
Box/Folder 27 : 8

General

Box/Folder 27 : 9

Clippings

Box/Folder 27 : 10

Communique

Box/Folder 27 : 11

Committee for the Co-Ordination of Investigations of the Lower Mekong Basin file

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 27 : 12

Undated

Box/Folder 27 : 13-14

1957 June-December

 

1958

Box/Folder 27 : 15

January

Box/Folder 27 : 16

March

Box/Folder 27 : 17

July

Box/Folder 27 : 18

1960 March

Box/Folder 27 : 19

1962 November-December

 

1963

Box/Folder 27 : 20

January

Box/Folder 27 : 21

May

Box/Folder 27 : 22

July-September

Box/Folder 27 : 23

November-December

Box/Folder 27 : 24-28

1964

Box/Folder 27 : 29-33

1965 February-December

Box/Folder 28 : 1-6

1966

Box/Folder 28 : 7-14

1967

Box/Folder 28 : 15-26

1968

Box/Folder 28 : 27-35

1969

 

1970

Box/Folder 29 : 1

January-May

Box/Folder 29 : 2

July

Box/Folder 29 : 3

September-November

 

1971

Box/Folder 29 : 4-5

January-June

Box/Folder 29 : 6

August-September

Box/Folder 29 : 7

November-December

 

1972

Box/Folder 29 : 8

February

Box/Folder 29 : 9

May

Box/Folder 29 : 10-11

July-December

 

1973

Box/Folder 29 : 12

August

Box/Folder 29 : 13

October

Box/Folder 29 : 14

November-December

 

1974

Box/Folder 29 : 15

January-February

Box/Folder 29 : 16

June

Box/Folder 29 : 17

Cost assessment

Box/Folder 29 : 18

Data on Mekong development

Box/Folder 29 : 19

Description of project and terms of reference

Box/Folder 29 : 20

Drawings and tables

Box/Folder 29 : 21

Expense vouchers

Box/Folder 29 : 22

Financial plan

Box/Folder 29 : 23

Funding agreement

Box/Folder 29 : 24

Itinerary and forwarding addresses

Box/Folder 29 : 25

Legal documents

Box/Folder 29 : 26

Legislative texts and documentation

Box/Folder 29 : 27

List of participants

Box/Folder 29 : 28

Maps

 

Memoranda

Box/Folder 29 : 29

Undated

Box/Folder 29 : 30

1961 December

 

1964

Box/Folder 29 : 31-32

January-August

Box/Folder 29 : 33

October-December

 

1965

Box/Folder 29 : 34-36

January-August

Box/Folder 29 : 37

December

 

1966

Box/Folder 29 : 38

January

Box/Folder 29 : 39

April

Box/Folder 29 : 40-41

July-October

Box/Folder 29 : 42

December

 

1967

Box/Folder 30 : 1-2

February-May

Box/Folder 30 : 3-4

August-November

 

1968

Box/Folder 30 : 5-6

January-July

Box/Folder 30 : 7

September

Box/Folder 30 : 8

November-December

 

1969

Box/Folder 30 : 9

January

Box/Folder 30 : 10-13

April-December

 

1970

Box/Folder 30 : 14

January-February

Box/Folder 30 : 15

May

 

1971

Box/Folder 30 : 16

February

Box/Folder 30 : 17

April

Box/Folder 30 : 18

October-December

 

1972

Box/Folder 30 : 19

April

Box/Folder 30 : 20

August

Box/Folder 30 : 21

1973 October-November

Box/Folder 30 : 22

Messages

 

Minutes of meetings

Box/Folder 30 : 23

General

Box/Folder 30 : 24

1958 January

Box/Folder 30 : 25

1963 November

Box/Folder 30 : 26

1964 April

Box/Folder 30 : 27

1965 January

Box/Folder 30 : 28

1966 January

Box/Folder 30 : 29

1967 April

 

1968

Box/Folder 30 : 30

May

Box/Folder 30 : 31

December

 

1969

Box/Folder 30 : 32

January-February

Box/Folder 30 : 33-34

April-July

Box/Folder 30 : 35

November

Box/Folder 30 : 36

1970 November-December

 

1971

Box/Folder 30 : 37

April-June

Box/Folder 30 : 38

August

 

1972

Box/Folder 30 : 39

June

Box/Folder 30 : 40

August

Box/Folder 30 : 41

1973 November-December

 

Newsletters

Box/Folder 31 : 1

Undated

Box/Folder 31 : 2-3

1957-1958

Box/Folder 31 : 4

1961

Box/Folder 31 : 5

1965

Box/Folder 31 : 6

1969

 

Notes

Box/Folder 31 : 7-8

Undated

Box/Folder 31 : 9

1964-1971

Box/Folder 31 : 10

Press releases

Box/Folder 31 : 11-13

Printed matter

 

Projects of the Mekong River Basin

Box/Folder 31 : 14

Undated

Box/Folder 31 : 15

1963-1968

Box/Folder 31 : 16

1969

Box/Folder 31 : 17

Proposal

 

Reports

Box/Folder 31 : 18

Undated

Box/Folder 32 : 1

1964

Box/Folder 32 : 2-4

1968-1970

Box/Folder 32 : 5

1972

Box/Folder 32 : 6

1974

Box/Folder 32 : 7

Schedule

 

Statements

Box/Folder 32 : 8

Undated

Box/Folder 32 : 9-10

1957-1958

Box/Folder 32 : 11-12

1964-1965

Box/Folder 32 : 13-14

1968-1969

 

Telegrams

Box/Folder 32 : 15

Undated

Box/Folder 32 : 16-17

1957-1958

Box/Folder 32 : 18-24

1963-1969

Box/Folder 32 : 25

1971

Box/Folder 33 : 1-6

Writings on Mekong River Project by others, 1964-1971

Scope and Contents note

Including Kanwar Sain, C. Hart Schaaf, and Virginia Wheeler.
Box/Folder 33 : 7

Miscellany

Boxes 34-36

World Bank File, 1948-1973

Scope and Contents note

Charts, clippings, comments, correspondence, cost, interview, itinerary, map, memoranda, minutes of meetings, notes, pamphlets, press releases, printed matter, remarks, reports, schedule, statements, and telegrams relating to the World Bank in general and to Raymond Wheeler's work in Jordan and in India in the settlement of the dispute between India and Pakistan over the use of the Indus River waters as an official of the World Bank, arranged alphabetically by physical form. Also includes records relating to his retirement from the World Bank.
Box/Folder 34 : 1

General

Box/Folder 34 : 2

Congo file, report, 1962

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 34 : 3

1948-1956

Box/Folder 34 : 4

1959-1963

Box/Folder 34 : 5

1964-1966

Box/Folder 34 : 6-7

1967-1968

Box/Folder 34 : 8-9

1969-1971

 

Indus River Project file

Box/Folder 34 : 10

General

Box/Folder 34 : 11

Clippings

Box/Folder 34 : 12

Comments

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 34 : 13

1951-1959

Box/Folder 34 : 14

1960-1961

Box/Folder 34 : 15

1962-1963

Box/Folder 34 : 16-19

1964-1967

Box/Folder 34 : 20

1968-1969

Box/Folder 34 : 21

1971-1973

Box/Folder 34 : 22

Cost assessment

Box/Folder 34 : 23

Dam sites list

Box/Folder 34 : 24-25

Development fund and loan agreements

Box/Folder 34 : 26

Drawings and tables

Box/Folder 35 : 1

Indus Valley negotiations and settlement plan

Box/Folder 35 : 2

Interviews

Box/Folder 35 : 3-4

Irrigation, link canals, and remodelling plan

Box/Folder 35 : 5

Itinerary

Box/Folder 35 : 6

Maps

 

Memoranda

Box/Folder 35 : 7

1952

Box/Folder 35 : 8

1959-1960

Box/Folder 35 : 9

1961-1963

Box/Folder 35 : 10

Minutes of meetings

Box/Folder 35 : 11

Notes

Box/Folder 35 : 12

Pamphlets

Box/Folder 35 : 13

Personnel records

Box/Folder 35 : 14

Press releases

Box/Folder 35 : 15-16

Printed matter

Box/Folder 35 : 17

Remarks

 

Reports

Box/Folder 35 : 18

Undated

Box/Folder 35 : 19

1954 May

Box/Folder 35 : 20

1957 October

Box/Folder 35 : 21-22

1959 May, December

Box/Folder 35 : 23

1960 April

Box/Folder 35 : 24

1962 July-December

Box/Folder 35 : 25

1963 October

Box/Folder 35 : 26

Schedules

Box/Folder 35 : 27

Statements

Box/Folder 36 : 1

Writings by others, 1961

Box/Folder 36 : 2

Miscellany

Box/Folder 36 : 3

Interview as part of Oral History Project with Columbia University, 1969

 

Jordan file

Box/Folder 36 : 4

General

Box/Folder 36 : 5

Agreements between Jordan and Syria

Box/Folder 36 : 6

Clippings

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 36 : 7

1962

Box/Folder 36 : 8

1965

Box/Folder 36 : 9

Cost assessment

Box/Folder 36 : 10

Maps

Box/Folder 36 : 11-12

Memoranda, 1961-1962

Box/Folder 36 : 13

Minutes of meetings, 1962

Box/Folder 36 : 14

Notes

Box/Folder 36 : 15

Plan of sharing the waters

Box/Folder 36 : 16-17

Remarks

 

Reports

Box/Folder 36 : 18

Undated

Box/Folder 36 : 19

1955

Box/Folder 36 : 20-21

1961-1962

Box/Folder 36 : 22

Writings by others, 1955

 

Memoranda

Box/Folder 36 : 23

1953-1959

Box/Folder 36 : 24

1962

Box/Folder 36 : 25

1972

Box/Folder 36 : 26

Minutes of meetings, 1958

Box/Folder 36 : 27

Newsletters

Box/Folder 36 : 28

Notes

Box/Folder 36 : 29

Organizational chart

Box/Folder 36 : 30

Pamphlets

 

Panama file

Box/Folder 36 : 31

Correspondence, 1965-1966

Box/Folder 36 : 32

Memoranda, 1959-1960

Box/Folder 36 : 33

Personnel records

Scope and Contents note

Includes Raymond Wheeler's letter of appointment as Engineering Consultant.
Box/Folder 36 : 34

Printed matter

Box/Folder 36 : 35

Projects description

 

Retirement records

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 36 : 36

Undated

Box/Folder 36 : 37-38

1963-1964

Box/Folder 36 : 39

Telegrams

Box/Folder 36 : 40

Service records

Box/Folder 36 : 41

Telegrams

Box/Folder 36 : 42

Writings by others, 1969

Boxes 37-39

United Nations File, 1953-1969

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, communications, communique, correspondence, drawings, interview, itinerary, maps, memoranda, minutes of meetings, notes, organizational chart, pamphlets, press release, printed matter, remarks, reports, schedule, telegrams, and miscellany relating to Raymond Wheeler's work on behalf of the United Nations on the public works construction program and transport system in Congo and his service as head of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, arranged alphabetically by physical form. Also includes the participation of Virginia Wheeler as a representative of the Mekong Committee at the ad hoc Panel of Experts on Legal and Institutional Implications of International Water Resources Development in New York and memoranda sent by Virginia Wheeler as a financial adviser to the United Nations relating to the Congo project. Includes materials in French. See also: World Bank File.
Box/Folder 37 : 1

Agreements

 

Congo file

Box/Folder 37 : 2

General

Box/Folder 37 : 3

Clippings

Box/Folder 37 : 4

Communication facilities

Box/Folder 37 : 5

Communique

Box/Folder 37 : 6

Contracts

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 37 : 7

Undated

Box/Folder 37 : 8-11

1960 July-November

Box/Folder 37 : 12-13

1963 January-September

Box/Folder 37 : 14

1964 January-March

Box/Folder 37 : 15

Cost assessment

Box/Folder 37 : 16

Drawings

Box/Folder 37 : 17

Interviews

Box/Folder 37 : 18

Itinerary

Box/Folder 37 : 19

Maps

 

Memoranda

Box/Folder 37 : 20

Undated

Box/Folder 37 : 21-24

1960 July-October

Box/Folder 37 : 25

Messages

Box/Folder 37 : 26-29

Minutes of meetings, 1960 July-October

Box/Folder 37 : 30

Notes

Box/Folder 37 : 31

Organizational chart

Box/Folder 37 : 32

Pamphlets

Box/Folder 37 : 33

Personnel records

Box/Folder 37 : 34

Press releases

Box/Folder 37 : 35

Printed matter

Box/Folder 37 : 36

Project description

Box/Folder 38 : 1

Radio broadcast

 

Reports

Box/Folder 38 : 2

Undated

Box/Folder 38 : 3

1959

Box/Folder 38 : 4

1960

Box/Folder 38 : 5

1963

Box/Folder 38 : 6

Schedule

Box/Folder 38 : 7

Security Council resolutions

 

Telegrams

Box/Folder 38 : 8

Undated

Box/Folder 38 : 9-12

1960 July-October

Box/Folder 38 : 13-14

1963 January-February

Box/Folder 38 : 15

Writings by others, undated

Box/Folder 38 : 16

Miscellany

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 38 : 17

1960

Box/Folder 38 : 18

1965

Box/Folder 38 : 19

1967

 

Palestine file

Box/Folder 38 : 20

Clippings

Box/Folder 38 : 21

Correspondence, 1953 August-December

Box/Folder 38 : 22

Editorials commending Raymond Wheeler's appointment

Box/Folder 38 : 23

Printed matter

Box/Folder 38 : 24

Printed matter

Box/Folder 38 : 25

Remarks

Box/Folder 38 : 26

Reports

 

United Nations Seminar on Management of International Water Resources file

Box/Folder 38 : 27

General

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 38 : 28-29

1969-1970

Box/Folder 38 : 30-31

1972-1973

Box/Folder 38 : 32

Minutes of meetings, 1968-1969

Box/Folder 38 : 33

Proposal

 

Reports

Box/Folder 38 : 34

Undated

Box/Folder 38 : 35

1969

Box/Folder 38 : 36

1972

Box/Folder 39 : 1

Telegrams

Box/Folder 39 : 2

Writings by others, 1955-1969

Box/Folder 39 : 3

Miscellany

Boxes 39-42

Columbia River Project File, 1963-1972

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, correspondence, drawings, graphs, itinerary, memoranda, minutes of meetings, notes, printed matter, reports, schedule, telegrams, and miscellany relating to Raymond Wheeler's service on a review panel organized by the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority for study of the plans of the Columbia River projects, arranged alphabetically by physical form.
Box/Folder 39 : 4

General

Box/Folder 39 : 5

Clippings

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder 39 : 6

Undated

 

1964

Box/Folder 39 : 7-8

February-March

Box/Folder 39 : 9-16

May-December

Box/Folder 39 : 17-28

1965

Box/Folder 39 : 29-39

1966 January-November

 

1967

Box/Folder 39 : 40-43

January-April

Box/Folder 40 : 1-5

May-September

Box/Folder 40 : 6

December

Box/Folder 40 : 7-18

1968

 

1969

Box/Folder 40 : 19-26

January-August

Box/Folder 40 : 27-29

October-December

 

1970

Box/Folder 40 : 30-34

January-May

Box/Folder 40 : 35-37

July-September

Box/Folder 40 : 38-39

November-December

 

1971

Box/Folder 40 : 40-47

January-August

Box/Folder 40 : 48

October

 

1972

Box/Folder 41 : 1

April

Box/Folder 41 : 2

July

Box/Folder 41 : 3

Cost

Box/Folder 41 : 4

Drawings

Box/Folder 41 : 5

Field logs

Box/Folder 41 : 6

Graphs

Box/Folder 41 : 7

Itinerary

 

Memoranda

Box/Folder 41 : 8-9

1964 July-August

Box/Folder 41 : 10

1966 December

Box/Folder 41 : 11

1968 October

 

1969

Box/Folder 41 : 12

February

Box/Folder 41 : 13

April

Box/Folder 41 : 14

October

 

Minutes of meetings

Box/Folder 41 : 15

Undated

Box/Folder 41 : 16

1963 May

 

1964

Box/Folder 41 : 17

July-September

Box/Folder 41 : 18

November

 

1965

Box/Folder 41 : 19

January

Box/Folder 41 : 20

December

Box/Folder 41 : 21

1966 May

 

1967

Box/Folder 41 : 22

February

Box/Folder 41 : 23-24

July-August

 

1968

Box/Folder 41 : 25

February

Box/Folder 41 : 26

May

Box/Folder 41 : 27

July

Box/Folder 41 : 28

December

Box/Folder 41 : 29

Notes

Box/Folder 41 : 30

Printed matter

 

Reports

Box/Folder 41 : 31

Undated

Box/Folder 41 : 32-35

1968-1971

Box/Folder 42 : 1

Schedule

 

Telegrams

Box/Folder 42 : 2

Undated

Box/Folder 42 : 3

1964-1965

Box/Folder 42 : 4

1968-1969

Box/Folder 42 : 5

1971

Box/Folder 42 : 6

Writings by others, 1971

Box/Folder 42 : 7

Miscellany

Boxes 42-45

Subject File, 1954-1985

Scope and Contents note

Agreement, brochures, bulletins, charts, clippings, comments, correspondence, maps, minutes of meetings, memoranda, newsletters, notes, pamphlets, printed matter, remarks, reports, telegram, and miscellany, arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box/Folder 42 : 8-9

Afghanistan

Box/Folder 42 : 10-13

Africa

Box/Folder 42 : 14-21

American Institute of Consulting Engineers

Box/Folder 42 : 22-28

Burma

Box/Folder 42 : 29

China

Box/Folder 42 : 30-35

Engineering research

Box/Folder 42 : 36

Environment

Box/Folder 42 : 37

Greece

Box/Folder 42 : 38-42

India

Box/Folder 42 : 43

Japan

Box/Folder 42 : 44-46

Latin America

Box/Folder 42 : 47-50

Middle East

Box/Folder 43 : 1-24

Middle East

Box/Folder 43 : 25-29

Pakistan

Box/Folder 43 : 30

Philippines

Box/Folder 43 : 31

Russia

Box/Folder 44 : 1-18

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

Box/Folder 44 : 19-21

The Beavers

Scope and Contents note

A society of the heavy construction industry of the West Coast of the United States.
Box/Folder 44 : 22-25

The Moles

Scope and Contents note

A society of the heavy construction industry of the East Coast of the United States.
Box/Folder 44 : 26-32

Tuchman, Barbara

Box/Folder 44 : 33-34

United Kingdom

Box/Folder 44 : 35-39

Urban development

Box/Folder 45 : 1-19

Vanderbilt University

Box/Folder 45 : 20

Virginia

Box/Folder 45 : 21-31

Water resources

Box/Folder 45 : 32-39

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)

Boxes 46-51

Oversize Material, 1917-1967

Scope and Contents note

Certificates and scrapbooks relating to Raymond Wheeler's service in the United States Army, the surrender of Singapore, and sketch, general plan, and reproductions of photographs of the Suez Canal. Also included is a certificate of Raymond Wheeler's membership in the Order of Bearers of the Master Key to the Panama Canal.
Box/Folder 46 : 1

Certificates, 1917-1959

 

Certificates for temporary appointments as Major and Lieutenant Colonel in the Corps of Engineers, United States Army, 1917-1918

 

Certificate for membership in The Esteemed Order of Bearers of the Master Key to the Panama Canal, 1959

Box/Folder 46 : 2

Printed matter, Phoenix, 1945 February 24

 

Scrapbooks, 1941-1946

Boxes 47-48

Commanding General, India Burma Theatre, 1942-1945

Boxes 49-50

Deputy Supreme Allied Commander, India Burma Theater, 1942-1945

Box 51

Singapore surrender, 1945 September 10

Box/Folder 46 : 3-4

United States Army, 1941

Scope and Contents note

Includes loose photographs.
 

Suez Canal

Box/Folder 46 : 5

Diagrammatic sketch indicating obstructions in Suez Canal, 1956 December 31

Box/Folder 46 : 6

General plan of the Suez Canal and reproductions of photographs of the Suez Canal, 1957, undated

Box/Folder 46 : 7

Memorabilia, 1911, 1959, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes armband representing Wheeler's year of graduation from West Point, pennant, button from Rotary International, and the Master Key to the Panama Canal.
 

Armband, undated

 

Button, Rotary International, undated

 

Pennant, 1911

 

Master Key to the Panama Canal, 1959

Film shelf

Motion Picture Film Reels, 1956-1957

Scope and Contents note

5 films relating to Wheeler's review of Engineer Center troops, his trip to Brazil, his visit to Florida with his family, a construction project in Peoria, Illinois, and his work in Suez Canal operations.
Reel 1

"General Wheeler Reviews Engineer Center Troops - Army Trains Engineers for the Air Forces," 16mm, color reversal Kodachrome, silent, undated

Reel 2

"Modern Brazil, A Great Story of Service and Progress," 16mm, sound, undated

Reel 3

"Olive, Peggy in Florida," 16mm, color, silent, undated

Reel 4

Operation Earthmover for Exposition Gardens, under personal direction of Lt. General Raymond A. Wheeler, Chief Engineer, United States Army, Peoria, Illinois, 16mm, color, 1948 April 24-25

Reel 5

Suez Canal Clearance - United Nations Review, commentator Charles Lynch, produced by United Nations Television for Canadian Broadcasting Television, 16mm, black and white, sound, undated

Tape cabinet

Sound Recordings, 1965-1970

Scope and Contents note

6 sound tape reels relating to reunions of the Fourth Engineers, United States Army, Oakland, California, including 1 tape of an interview and meeting with Raymond and Virginia Wheeler at the San Francisco airport.
Tape 1

Interview and meeting with Raymond and Virginia Wheeler at the San Francisco airport, California, 1965

Tape 2

Fourth Engineers' Association of California reunion, Villa Peluso, Oakland, California, 1966 May 14

Tape 3

Tape taken from one recorded on at Fourth Engineers' Reunion, Oakland, California, 1967 June 3

Tape 4

Ellis to Wheelers, 1968 August 2

Tape 5

Fourth Engineers' reunion, 1969 July 16-18

Tape 6

Fourth Engineers' reunion, Oakland, California, 1970 July 23-24

Photo file, Photo shelf

Photographs, 1899-1967

Scope and Contents note

730 prints and 6 albums depicting Raymond Wheeler with his family and others, including Paul Bourtieres, Dag Hammarskjold, Kamel Hamza, Lord Mountbatten, Gamal Abdul Nasser, P. S. Narayan Prasad, Kanwar Sain, and Albert Schaff, and his years of association with the United States Army, the building of the Ledo Road, his work at the Mekong River Basin and in the clearance of the Suez Canal, and his visit to the Congo, India, and Pakistan.
Envelope A

37 prints depicting Raymond Wheeler and his family, including 5 prints of Virginia Wheeler; 1 print of Olive Wheeler; 2 prints of the Wheeler house in Honolulu; 2 prints of sketches of Raymond Wheeler; and 1 print of the Avery Company building where Raymond Wheeler worked for four years between graduation from high school and appointment to West Point, 1899-1963

Envelope B-C

51 prints of Raymond Wheeler in army uniform with others, including 1 print of Company of Engineers; 1 print of flags presented by or for Raymond Wheeler and others; and 2 prints of his official oil printing as Chief of Engineers, undated

Envelope D

3 prints depicting Raymond Wheeler and others during their visit to the Rock Island Engineer District, Rock Island, Illinois; 1 print of clock tower building; and 1 print of Raymond Wheeler at his desk in the Engineers office, 1934-1936

Envelope E

14 prints depicting Raymond Wheeler and others; 1 print of Raymond Wheeler as Deputy Supreme Allied Commander of Southeast Asia Command; 1 print of Camp Crowder, Missouri; and 1 print of soldiers in special drill demonstration for members of Congress at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 1941-1944

Envelope F

6 prints depicting the building of the Ledo Road, starting from Ledo in Assam, India, going southward eventually to join with the old Burma Road, 1944

Envelope G

31 prints depicting Raymond Wheeler and others, including 1 print of Lt. General Wheeler in his Deputy Supreme Allied Commander's office; 1 print depicting him inspecting forward installations in Burma and the fronts; 1 print of his daughter, Margaret Wheeler; and 4 prints of Raymond Wheeler with Lord Mountbatten, 1945-1946

Envelope H

27 prints of Raymond Wheeler with others, including 3 prints of army map service; 6 prints of West Point 1911 Class Reunion; 2 prints of United States Army dinner, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; 2 prints of Castle Ball, depicting Virginia Wheeler; 3 prints of Raymond Wheeler with Tom Meredith on the occasion of his retirement; and 8 prints of United States Fourth Engineers' Reunion, 1948-1973

Envelope I

19 prints depicting Raymond and Virginia Wheeler on the occasion of the presentation of an award by the Government of Laos, 1965

Envelope J

18 prints including 12 depicting Raymond Wheeler in a social setting with his daughter, Margaret Wheeler, receiving Hoover Medal; 1 print of Raymond Wheeler and others on the occasion of the presentation of the Degree of Grand Officer by the Ambassador of Netherlands; and 5 prints depicting the award of the Wheeler Medal, 1949-1970

Envelope K

86 prints depicting Raymond Wheeler with others involved in the Mekong River Basin Project, including Paul Bourtieres of France, P. S. Narayan Prasad, Kanwar Sain, and Virginia Wheeler, 1957-1968

Envelope L-Q

187 prints of Raymond Wheeler and others, including N. D. Gulhati, Alfred Katzin, Dag Hammarskjold and Kamel Hamza, involved in the United Nations Suez Canal Operations, 1956-1957

Scope and Contents note

Also includes prints depicting Port Said Harbor and Lambert Brothers building, headquarters, United Nations Suez Clearance group; and the equipment used in the operations.
Envelope R

24 prints of salvage operations in the Suez Canal, 1956-1957

Envelope S

69 prints depicting Raymond and Virginia Wheeler with others involved in the United Nations operations in Congo; and 1 print of an upstream trip aboard the Mississippi, 1960-1972

Envelope T

28 prints including 8 prints of Bill Arthur, his son, home at Wind River, Wyoming, and log chapel, Windriver Indian Preservation and Mirror Lake at British Columbia; 1 print of Coca Lake, Ethiopia; 8 prints of the San Francisco, California, home of Nick and Gertha Nichols; 2 prints of J. Holger Graffman and his family; 1 print of Donala Salman with his family; 1 print of Albert Schaff; 1 print of Raymond and Virginia Wheeler with Mrs. Aladin Fateen; and 7 prints of Raymond Wheeler's passport photos, 1915-1972, undated

Envelope U

30 prints including 22 depicting Raymond and Virginia Wheeler and others, including Kanwar Sain, Hart Schaaf and B. Binson during a trip to Tokyo; 1 print of Abu Simel; 1 print of Raymond Wheeler and other Directors of the Panama Canal Company; 2 prints of Raymond Wheeler and others at the site of Fondulac Dam, Peoria, Illinois; and 4 laminated prints of heavy machinery parts produced by Flexi-Versal Corporation, 1967, undated

Envelope V

12 prints including 3 prints of Mica Dam and Duncan Lake Storage Development, Columbia River Project, British Columbia; 5 prints of Raymond Wheeler with others, including Jawaharlal Nehru, Prime Minister of India, during Raymond Wheeler's visit to India; and 4 prints of his trip to Pakistan on discussions about the Indus River Project, 1950-1955, 1962-1967

Envelope mW

25 prints including 11 prints depicting Raymond Wheeler and others at Naknex, Alaska, including 1 print of Mount McKinley, and 4 prints of airstrip, float planes, and recreation camp at Naknex, landing mat at Cape Barrow; 11 prints depicting Raymond Wheeler's visit to Brazil; 1 print depicting Raymond Wheeler and others at his retirement dinner at the World Bank; 1 print of Raymond Wheeler at his desk at the World Bank; and 1 print of a desk presented to him on behalf of the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation, 1948-1949, 1964

Envelope X-Y

63 prints depicting Raymond Wheeler with other unidentified individuals, undated

Envelope Z

39 print negatives, undated

Album fAA-fBB

3 albums of Suez Canal operations depicting Raymond Wheeler and others involved in the project and the equipment used, circa 1957

Album fCC

1 album depicting Raymond and Virginia Wheeler during their visit to Tarbela Dam, West Pakistan; one album depicting Raymond and Virginia Wheeler and others during their visit to West Pakistan; one album of other individuals, including Sidney Dean, Lou Heinrichs, Chris Johnson and Carl Jones, on the occasion of the Fourth Engineers' Association reunion in Oakland, California, 1961-1963, 1969

Box 52

Declassified U.S. Government Records, 1951-1970

Scope and Contents note

Formerly security-classified records of the U.S. government, released in full or in part. Includes some interfiled, unclassified government records. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover, thereunder chronologically by date of creation.
Box/Folder 52 : 1-5

2015 May release of records, 1951-1969

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, telegrams (with an accompanying index), memoranda, reports, and meeting minutes that largely pertain to the activities of the United Nations and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank). They provide details of Wheeler's professional involvement with various projects internationally, including the Suez Canal and the Mekong River Basin, among others.
Box/Folder 52 : 6

2016 February release of records, 1970

Scope and Contents note

Letter from Brigadier General Edwin F. Black to General Wheeler relating to a proposal for a "major post-war program of regional development in Southeast Asia " and enclosing a memorandum on the subject of creating a Southeast Asia Regional Development Engineering Agency.