FRANCIS BIDDLE PAPERS: SERIES: 1. Correspondence: Alphabetical


Box Folder Title Date Description . . . .

1 1 Dean Acheson 1949; 1953 DESCRIPTION: TL carbon dated 11/22/1949 from Francis Biddle to Dean Acheson, declining an appointment as U.S. ambassador to South Africa. TLS dated 1/19/1853 from Dean Acheson to Francis Biddle responding to the latter's praise in a TL carbon dated 1/16/1953 (included).

1 2 Conrad Aiken March 12, 1958 DESCRIPTION: TLS from Conrad Aiken to Francis Biddle, dated 3/12/1958. Reference to Randall Jarrell, Malcolm Cowley and Alexis Leger, among other acquaintances.

1 3 Conrad Aiken August 26, 1958 DESCRIPTION: TCS from Conrad Aiken to Francis Biddle, dated 8/26/1958. Reference to the production of his play (not named) off-Broadway.

1 4 Conrad Aiken May 16, 1961 DESCRIPTION: TCS from Conrad Aiken to Francis Biddle, dated 5/16/1961. Reference to using the latter as a reference for a mortgage application.

1 5 Conrad Aiken August 9, 1961 DESCRIPTION: TCS from Conrad Aiken to Francis Biddle, dated 8/9/1961. Reference to reading a book by Biddle -- "A Casual Past" (1961)?

1 6 Conrad Aiken November 16, 1967 DESCRIPTION: TLS from Conrad Aiken to Francis Biddle, dated 11/16/1967, thanking the latter for a letter praising his work. Includes other news about his and his wife Mary's health.

1 7 Conrad Aiken undated DESCRIPTION: TCS from Conrad Aiken to Francis Biddle, undated, thanking him for "mighty kind words..."

1 8 Thurman Arnold 1943-1965 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Thurman Arnold: TLS dated 3/3/1943, with reference to recommending Tom Clark to the Senate as assistant attorney general. ANS dated 4/30/1958, re reading a draft of a section of the latter's autobiography in progress. Includes 2 TL carbons from Biddle, 4/29/1958 & 5/8/1958. TLS dated 10/12/1961 & ALS dated 6/22/1962 with reference to Biddles autobiographical volumes, "A Casual Past" (1961) and "In Brief Authority" (1962). TLS dated 9/20/1965 with reference to a recent book by Arnold, probably, "Fair Fights and Foul: a Dissenting Lawyer's Life" (New York: Harcourt Brace & World, 1965).

1 9 Roy Basler March 20, 1968 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Roy Basler as director, Reference Department, Library of Congress: TLS dated 3/20/1968, with reference to an application for membership in the Cosmos Club for poet William Jay Smith.

1 10 Birch Bayh 1964-65 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from U.S. Senator Birch Bayh: 3 TLS dated 2/25/1964, 10/2/1964, 7/15/1965, written as chairman, Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments re Biddle's testimony on the matter of presidential disability and filling of vacancies in the office of the vice president. Includes news release of schedule of hearings on the matter.

1 11 William Rose Benet 1949 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from William Rose Benet: ALS dated 4/26/1949; TLS dated 6/8/1949. Includes reference to poet Florence Wilkinson Evans.

1 12 James V. Bennett 1956-62 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from James V. Bennett, director, Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Department of Justice: 8 TLS dating 1956 to 1962, with reference to reading and reviewing Biddle's autobiographical volume, "In Brief Authority." He assists on the chapter, "Ten Saboteurs," with advice on Ernest Peter Burger and George J. Dasch. References are also made to the criminal cases of Curtis Colepaugh and Robert Stroud (aka the "Birdman of Alcatraz"). Regarding the latter, Bennett includes a copy of a letter he wrote to Arthur J. Freund on 4/29/1960, 2 copies of the Congressional Record of proceedings on Stroud (7/25/1962), and a newsclipping (5/13/1962).

1 13 Bernard Berenson 1948-57 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS dated 12/29/1948, re Biddle's book, "Mr. Justice Holmes" (1942). ALS dated 4/8/1949, re Biddle's book, "The World's Best Hope" (1949). ALS dated 1/21/1952, re Biddle's book, "The Fear of Freedom" (1952). ALS dated 9/29/195?, re rereading "Mr. Justice Holmes." ALS dated 5/22/1957. Includes AL draft of a letter from Biddle re a recent visit to Berenson's home, I Tatti in Florence.

1 14 Rosamond and Olivier Bernier 1951-65 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Rosamond Bernier regarding her step-son Olivier. Includes 2 ALS from Olivier Bernier.

1 15 Henry Beston 1939-1961 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Henry Beston: 14 ALS; 2 TLS with 2 TLS carbons from Biddle. Includes references to Oliver Wendell Holmes (ALS 6/24/1939); Katherine Biddle's poem, "Plain Chant for America," (ALS 7/26/1939); Theodore Roosevelt "who was so beloved a friend" (ALS 5/12/1949 & undated ALS fragment); Beston's book, "The Outermost House: a Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod," (ALS 6/9/1949); and receiving and reading Biddle's first autobiographical volume, "A Casual Past" (ALS 6/24/1961). Itemization: ALS 6/24/1939, 2 sheets. ALS 7/26/1939, 2 sheets. ALS 5/12/1949, 4 sheets. ALS 5/18/1949, 3 sheets. ALS 5/30/1949, 1 sheet. ALS 6/9/1949, 1 sheet. ALS 12/17/1949, 3 sheets. TLS 5/8/1951, 1 sheet. TLS 5/15/1951, 2 sheets. ALS 6/5/1951, 2 sheets. ALS 12/19/1953, 4 sheets. ALS 4/2/1954, 2 sheets. ALS 5/28/1959, 1 sheet. ALS 8/24/1961, 1 sheet. ALS undated, 2 sheets. ALS undated fragment (2 sheets).

1 16 John Biggs, Jr. 1944-47 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from John Biggs, Jr.: 6 TLS dating 1944-47, with a TL carbon from Biddle, and 1 TLS to Katherine Biddle (11/27/1945). Includes references to bombing of Pearl Harbor (TLS 12/19/1945); mutual friend Sturgis Ingersoll (TLS 12/19/1945); to the play "the Magnificent Yankee" written by Emmet Lavery based on Biddle's work, "Mr. Justice Holmes" (TLS 1/4/1946); and to new judicial appointments in the U.S. Court of Appeals, including those of Harry Kaldoner and James P. McGranery (TLS 8/2/1946).

1 17 John Biggs, Jr. 1950-58 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from John Biggs, Jr.: 2 TLS dated 4/28/1950 & 5/22/1958, with TL carbons from Biddle. Reference to the nomination of William Henry Hastie of the Virgin Islands as judge of the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

1 18 John Biggs, Jr. 1961-68 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from John Biggs, Jr.: 7 TLS dating 1962-68; 1 ALS to Katherine Biddle dated 12/27/1961; and TL from Biddle. Reference to the second volume of Biddle's autobiography, "In Brief Authority," (TLS 11/12/1962); to a dinner for Herbert Wechsler (TLS 4/8/1964); and to Oliver Wendell Holmes (letters dating 1967-68).

1 19 Jacob Billikopf 1934-1948 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Jacob Billikopf: 3 TLS, 1 telegram dating 1934-1948. Included TL carbon from Billikopf to Drew Pearson (9/14/1948); and TL carbon from Biddle. References to Biddle's appointment as chairman of the National Labor Relations Board (telegram 11/15/1934); the Montgomery Ward case and Sewell Avery* (TLS 6/1/1944); relations between William Bullitt and Franklin D. Roosevelt (TLS 9/14/1948; Biddle's TL carbons 9/14/1948 & 9/15/1948). * For about the controversial seizure of Montgomery Ward by the U.S. government during the Second World War, see "In Brief Authority," pp.308-324.

1 20 Billy Birkett 1945-1962 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Ruth Nilsson, Lady Birkett (aka "Billy"), wife of Sir Norman Birkett: 7 ALS dated 1945-1962.

1 21 Linnea Birkett 1941-49 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Linnea Birkett, daughter of Sir Norman and Lady Birkett: 1 ALS, 3 TLS, 1 ACS undated, with 2 TL carbons from Biddle.

1 22 Sir Norman Birkett 1946-62 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Sir Norman Birkett: 2 ALS, 11 TLS, 1 ALS to Katherine Biddle, with TL carbons from Biddle. Thanks Biddle for various gifts of books, etc. Reference to attending a dinner which included writer Rebecca West among the guests and to "The Federal Courts and the Federal System" coauthored by Herbert Wechsler and Henry M. Hart (TLS 1/17/1954); to David Fyfe (TLS 12/27/1954); and to the two volumes of Biddle's autobiography, "A Casual Past" (TLS 8/23/1961) and "In Brief Authority," (TLS 1/9/1962). Includes clipping of obituary notice for Sir Norman Birkett.

1 23 Bruce Bliven 1937-61 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Bruce Bliven: TLS dated 11/3/1961, with carbons from Biddle. Includes reference to "A Casual Past."

1 24 Alain Bosquet 1961-66 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Alain Bosquet: 3 ALS (in French), with TL carbon from Biddle. Reference to reading "A Casual Past" (ALS 12/6/1961) and "In Brief Authority" (ALS 12/15/1962).

1 25 Catherine Drinker Bowen 1958-63 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Catherine Drinker Bowen (aka "Kitty"): 6 TLS, 1 ALS, 2 ALS undated, with carbon from Biddle. References to Biddle's autobiographical works, "A Casual Past" (1961) and "In Brief Authority" (1962).

1 26 Edith Borie undated DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from friend Edith Borie: 1 ALS, 2 TLS undated.

1 27 Elizabeth and Francis Boyer 1943-62 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from cousin Francis Boyer and his wife Elizabeth Boyer ("Betty"): 4 TLS, 1 ALS from Betty Boyer, TL carbons from Biddle. Reference to Biddle's autobiography; Moncure Biddle, Agnes Robinson (aunt), Beverley Robinson, Gladys Robinson; and family genealogy, in particular the whereabouts of a portrait of Moncure Robinson (1802-91).

1 28 Kay Boyle 1952, 1953 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from poet Kay Boyle: TLS 11/30/1952 and ALS 12/25/1953, with reference to articles by Biddle published in "The New Republic."

1 29 Frances M. Bradford 1957-58 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from distant cousin Frances M. Bradford: 4 ALS. Reference to the Biddle family genealogy. Includes a family tree for William McMurtrie and Elizabeth Coye, whose daughter Maria McMurtrie was Biddle's grandmother.

1 30 Irving Brant 1950; 1957 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from editor, writer Irving Brant: 2 TLS dated 6/1/1950 & 1/2/1957. Reference to Biddle's research on John Randolph of Roanoke (1773-1833).

1 31 Jasper Y. Brinton 1945-49 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Jasper Y. Brinton: 2 TLS, 3 ALS. Reference to Biddle's appointment as American-member judge of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg, Germany (1945).

1 32 Van Wyck Brooks 1941-61 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from author Van Wyck Brooks: TL carbon, 7 ALS & 1 ANS, with TL carbons from Biddle. Reference to Biddle's research on Oliver Wendell Holmes and some Biddle family history, as well as to poems by Katherine Biddle.

1 33 Van Wyck Brooks May 1963 DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clippings of obituary notices for the death of Van Wyck Brooks.

1 34 John Mason Brown 1959; 1961 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from dramatic critic and author John Mason Brown (1900-69): TLS 5/12/1959; telegram 4/12/1961. Reference to graduation speeches at Groton and Harvard.

1 35 David K.E. Bruce 1965 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from David K.E. Bruce, U.S. ambassador to Britain: TLS dated 12/7/1965 responding to TL from Biddle 11/29/1965, regarding obtaining a visa for an English friend of the latter's.

1 36 Stimson Bullitt 1953; 1961 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Stimson Bullitt: 2 TLS dated 9/9/1953 and 9/18/1961. Reference to recent book by Biddle, probably, "Fear of Freedom" (1951) and to "A Casual Past."

1 37 Ralph J. Bunche 1949; 1968 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Ralph J. Bunche: 2 TLS dated 3/21/1949 & 3/18/1968, with TL carbon from Biddle. Reference to Bunche's work as acting mediator of the United Nations mission to Palestine; and to Norman Thomas and the establishment of an endowment in his name.

1 38 Sir Harold Caccia 1959-67 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Sir Harold Caccia: 2 ALS 7/7/1959 & 11/6/1961 (to Katherine Biddle); 2 TLS 2/18//1962 & 3/5/1962; with copies of typed letters from Biddle. Includes a copy of TLS 1/7/1967 to Biddle from Nigel Nicolson, Caccia' son and editor of Caccia's diaries and letters. Caccia thanks the Biddles for a pleasant visit; reference also to receiving the second volume of Biddle's autobiography, "In Brief Authority."

1 38.1 Huntington Cairns 1961-63 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Huntington Cairns, National Gallery of Art: 4 TLS dated from 1961 to 1963, with reference to Biddle's autobiography, "A Casual Past."

1 39 Ugo Carusi 1957-62 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Ugo Carusi: ACS undated (c.1962), thanking Biddle for sending a copy of "In Brief Authority." Includes TL carbons from Biddle.

1 39.1 Willa Cather January 4, 1928 DESCRIPTION: ALS dated 1/4/1928 from Willa Cather to Francis Biddle, responding to a letter received from the latter on her return from a long journey. Originally tipped into Cather's book, "Death Comes to the Archbishop," probably sent to Biddle as a gift along with the letter.

1 40 Katharine Schuyler Chambers c.1961 & 1962 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Katharine Schuyler Chambers: 2 ALS undated. Reference to reading "A Casual Past," and "In Brief Authority."

1 41 John Cheever undated DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from writer John Cheever: TLS 9/21/19?; and TL undated, to George Biddle. Both refer to Biddle's autobiography.

1 42 Emily Cheston 1968 & undated DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Emily Cheston: 6 ALS dating 1915 to 1968.

1 43 Randolph Chetwynd 1955-68 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Randolph Chetwynd: 5 ALS dated 6/1/1955, 7/24/1955, 11/23/1963, 11/9/1966, 4/9/1968; and 1 ALS undated. Reference to death of John F. Kennedy (1963); and to Lyndon B. Johnson (1968).

1 44 Marquis and Biddy Childs 1961-62 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Biddy Childs: ALS 1/19/1962, with reference to "In Brief Authority." Incudes TLS 8/25/1961, signed by Estlle Welsh, secretary to Marquis Childs re the address for Irving Brant.

1 45 Stetson Conn 1956-62 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Stetson Conn, historian, Department of the Army: 7 TLS dating 1956 to 1962; with TL carbons from Biddle. Reference to Biddle's attitude towards the U.S. government's mass evacuations and internment of Japanese Americans during the Second World War.

1 46 Morris Llewellyn Cooke 1945-59 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Morris Llewellyn Cooke: 2 TLS dated 9/13/1945 & 12/23/1952. Includes typed copy of a letter (2/25/1959) to Cooke from Mary Louis Doherty regarding the death of Salomon de la Selva.

1 47 Thomas Gardiner Corcoran 1940-46 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Thomas Cardiner Corcoran: 2 TLS 12/11/1945 & 9/23/1946. Includes TLS 5/27/1940 from Joseph F. Guffey to Corcoran. Also includes newspaper clipping about Corcoran.

1 48 Malcolm Cowley 1942 DESCRIPTION: TLS dated 2/16/1942 from Freda Kirchway, editor of "The Nation," to Francis Biddle concerning an FBI background investigation of writer Malcolm Cowley. Includes TLS dated 4/21/1942 (2 sheets) about the matter, from Cowley to Ugo Carusi, executive assistant to Biddle as attorney general.

1 49 Hugh B. Cox 1951-61 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Hugh B. Cox: 6 TLS dating 1951-61. Includes typed carbons from Biddle. Items include a memorandum to Biddle (3/19/1951) concerning the "opinion-writing function of the attorney general." Also includes lengthy commentary (TLS9/3/1958) concerning Cox's views on the Montgomery Ward seizure by the U.S. government in April 1944.

1 50 Leo T. Crowley 1944-58 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Leo T. Crowley, chairman of the board, Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company: 6 TLS dating 1944-58. Reference to Philip Amram; and to research on Fr. Charles Edward Coughlin for Biddle's autobiography.

1 51 Carley Dawson 1961-68 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Carley Dawson: 2 TLS, 5 ALS dating 1961-68.

1 52 Agnes de Mille 1961-68 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from choreographer, dancer, writer Agnes de Mille: ALS undated with envelope postmarked 2/8/1961 thanking the Biddles for an enjoyable visit. Includes TL carbon from Biddle with reference to De Mille's work about Lizzie Borden.

1 53 Leon Edel 1956-62 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from writer Leon Edel: 1 ALS 11/25/1956; 3 TLS 6/16/1961, 7/1/1961, 11/191/1962. Reference to Edel's biography on Henry James. Includes TLS from Charles J. Biddle to Francis Biddle (6/23/1961) regarding information about Mrs. Philip Van Rensselaer (nee Edith Biddle).

1 54 Dwight D. Eisenhower October 15, 1954 DESCRIPTION: Typed carbon of a letter from Francis Biddle to Dwight D. Eisenhower dated 10/15/1954, recommending John J. Parker for a position on the Supreme Court.

1 55 T.S. Eliot 1952-53 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from poet T.S. Eliot: 2 TLS dated 12/22/1952 and 1/7/1953 with TL carbon from Biddle. Reference to petition, initiated by Chilean poet Gabriela Mistral, to the U.S. government for clemency towards poet Ezra Pound. References also to Conrad Aiken, Stephen Spender and Doris Dana.

1 56 Gertrude Ely 1934-62 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Gertrude Ely: 2 TLS dated 7/2/1959, 11/16/1962; 1 ALS dated 8/27/19? Includes TL carbon from Biddle. Reference to setting government policies on inspection and regulation of milk in the U.S.; and to Biddle's book, "In Brief Authority."

1 57 Charles W. Ervin 1945-52 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Charles W. Ervin: 8 TLS, 2 ALS.

2 1 Robert Falco 1947-1962 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Robert Falco who served with Biddle on the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg: 2 ALS dated 3/8/1947 & 7/24/1948 (in French). Includes 3 ALS from wife Jeanne Falco 10/21/1947, 5/4/1949, 12/12/1962 (in French and English).

2 2 Robert Falco June 1946 DESCRIPTION: 9 b/w photographs of sketches of members of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg, including Francis Biddle and Lady Birkett. Enclosed in case bearing inscription from Robert Falco dated June 1946.

2 3 Nannina Fossi 1957-1962 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Nannina Fossi: 6 ALS dating 1957-62. Reference to Biddle's autobiographical works: "A Casual Past" and "In Brief Authority."

2 4 William Fox 1952-65 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from William Fox: ALS undated; TLS 7/14/1965. Includes carbon copies of 3 memoranda (1952) to Biddle regarding the settlement of a bankruptcy petition relating to Fox.

2 5 Richard Stanley Francis 1943-62 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Richard Stanley: 2 TLS 9/20/1943 & 8/20/1962. Reference to Biddle's book, "The Llanfear Pattern" (1927).

2 6 Felix Frankfurter 1914-38 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Felix Frankfurter: ALS 2/19/1914 (folio); TLS 9/22/1938 (1 sheet); with TL carbon from Biddle 9/18/1934. Reference to "the Pennsylvania Act of 1931, providing for jury trials in indirect criminal contempt cases."

2 7 Felix Frankfurter 1940 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Felix Frankfurter: TLS 6/13/1940; ALS 7/30/1940.

2 8 Felix Frankfurter 1941 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Felix Frankfurter: ALS 8/5/1941, 2 sheets ALS 8/26/1941, 1 sheet ALS 9/6/1941, 1 sheet TLS 10/29/1941, 1 sheet, with reference to Harvard Law School. TLS 11/22/1941, 1 sheet

2 9 Felix Frankfurter 1942-49 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Felix Frankfurter: ALS 9/18/1942, 1 sheet TLS 3/16/1949, 1 sheet, attaching U.S. Supreme Court report (October 1948). Includes TL carbons from Biddle 4/26/1944 & 3/15/1949.

2 10 Felix Frankfurter 1960-62 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Felix Frankfurter: ALS 4/5/1960, 1 sheet with TL carbon from Biddle 4/10/1960. ALS 8/4/1961, 1 sheet ALS 8/12/1961, 1 sheet ALS 9/9/1961, 1 sheet with TL carbons from Biddle 9/6/1961 & 9/18/1961. TLS 11/2/1962 1 sheet, to Katherine Biddle re "In Brief Authority," with remarks on associate Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson. Includes TL carbon from Francis Biddle 12/10/1962.

2 11 Felix Frankfurter undated DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Felix Frankfurter: 4 ALS, 1 ACS, 1 TLS (all undated).

2 12 Felix Frankfurter from Oliver Wendell Holmes December 30, 1912 DESCRIPTION: ALS dated 12/30/1912 from Oliver Wendell Holmes to Felix Frankfurter, returning "Biddle's diary." Includes typed transcription of the letter as well as one dated 10/2/1912 from Holmes to Francis Biddle.

2 13 Felix Frankfurter & Harvard 1956-1965 DESCRIPTION: Printed transcript of remarks by Felix Frankfurter at the Law School-Graduate School Alumni Day, Harvard Law School, June 13, 1956. Printed transcript of remarks by Archibald MacLeish before the bar and officers of the U.S. Supreme Court regarding funding for a Felix Frankfurter Chair at the Harvard Law School, October 25, 1965.

2 14 Felix Frankfurter - Clippings c.1954-1956 DESCRIPTION: Clipping of book review on "Of Law and Men: Papers and Addressed of Felix Frankfurter, 1939-1956," edited by Philip Elman (New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1954); and of a three-part series of articles on Frankfurter by John Mason Brown -- Note: Part II is incomplete.

2 15 Bernice & Walter Gilkyson 1943-49 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from writers Bernice and Walter Gilkyson: 4 letters dating 1943-49 with reference to their own work and to a work in progress by Biddle, entitled, "Candide Jones."

2 16 Bernice & Walter Gilkyson 1955-1959 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Bernice and Walter Gilkyson: 19 letters dating 1955-1959, referring to Biddle's autobiography in progress.

2 17 Bernice & Walter Gilkyson 1961-68 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Bernice and Walter Gilkyson: 20 letters dating 1961-1968. References to Biddle's autobiographical works, "A Casual Past," and "In Brief Authority," as well as article on William Penn.

2 18 Walter Gilkyson undated DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Walter Gilkyson: 3 ALS undated with fragment.

2 19 Erwin Griswold February 1968 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle regarding a dinner in honor of Erwin Griswold, solicitor general: TLS from Randolph Biddle, 2/11/1968 TLS from John Biggs, Jr., 2/5/1968 ALS from Sir Patrick Dean, British ambassador, 2/25/1968 TLS from Erwin Griswold, 2/3/1968 TLS from James Rowe, 2/2/1968.

2 20 Francis Hackett 1914-56 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from author Francis Hackett: 4 ALS dating 1914-1956. Reference to living in Denmark;, to Anthony Trollope and other Victorian authors including William M. Thackeray and George Meredith.

2 21 Lord Halifax 1944-46 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Edward Halifax: 3 TLS dated 9/14/1944, 2/13/1946, 5/13/1946. Includes TL carbons from Biddle. Reference to a visit to the U.S. by the British attorney general (TLS 9/14/1944).

2 22 Weeks Hall 1945 & undated DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Weeks Hall: 6 TLS, only one dated 6/25/1945. Reference to Sturgis Ingersoll, Boris Blai, Sherwood Anderson.

2 23 Hugh A. Hamilton 1945-62 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Hugh A. Hamilton: 1 ALS, 4 TLS dating 1945-1962. Reference to Biddle's autobiographical works, "A Casual Past" and "In Brief Authority."

2 24 Oscar Hammerstein II December 20, 1954 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Oscar Hammerstein II: TLS dated 12/20/1954, 3 sheets. Reference to the problem of segregation in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

2 25 Learned Hand 1932-59 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Learned Hand: 4 ALS dated 8/19/1950, 4/13/1952, 9/3/1957, 6/10/1958. Reference to Oliver Wendell Holmes. Includes clipping of an extract from Biddle's book, "A Casual Past," in which he reminisces about Hand. Includes transcript of an untitled address by Learned Hand delivered at the annual dinner of the Federal Bar Association, March 8, 1932. Topic, the U.S. Constitution and government of the nation. 12 pages. Also, autograph manuscript, entitled, "A Report on Corona and Mesa, 1957," 2 sheets. Signed "L.H."

2 26 Averell Harriman 1953 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Averell Harriman: TLS dated 1/15/1953, with TL carbon from Biddle. Reference to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Foundation of which Harriman was president.

2 27 Earl G. Harrison 1943-49 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Earl G. Harrison, commissioner, Immigration and Naturalization Service: 3 TLS dated 1/1/1943, 5/2/1945, 12/10/1949. Reference to accepting the position of dean of the Harvard Law School and to the death of Roosevelt.

2 28 William Hastie 1950 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle regarding the nomination of William H. Hastie as a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit: TLS 4/15/1950 from Rev. Francis J. Haas, Bishop of Grand Rapids, Michigan. TLS 4/20/1950 from Harley M. Kilgore, U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations. TLS 4/15/1950 from Pat McCarran, chairman, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary. Includes TL carbon 4/25/1950 from Francis Biddle to Arthur T. Vanderbilt. Also includes typed carbon memorandum from John Gunther, Legislative Representative, Americans for Democratic Action, to Steven Spingarn regarding "the background and anti-Communist record of William H. Hastie." Attached are two copies of a typed report: "Items Concerning the Position of William H. Hastie with Reference to the Communist Party and Communist Ideology."

2 29 August Heckscher 1953-64 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from August Heckscher: 1 ALS 8/28/1955; 3 TLS 3/18/1953, 4/13/1959, 5/4/1964. Reference to the Twentieth Century Fund of which Heckscher was director.

2 30 Pinkney Herbert 1917-67 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Pinkney Herbert: 5 ALS, 4 TLS dating 1917-1967. Reference to his experience during the First World War (ALS 10/16/1917); to Biddle's books, "A Casual Past" and "In Brief Authority."

2 31 Oliver Wendell Holmes 1912-15 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Oliver Wendell Holmes: 3 ALS dated 7/17/1912, 10/20?/1912?, and 2/17?/1915 total of 3 sheets. Reference to William Howard Taft and Franklin D. Roosevelt.

2 32 J. Edgar Hoover & Pearl Harbor 1941-42 DESCRIPTION: Memoranda by J. Edgar Hoover, director, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) regarding disclosure to the press of government information regarding the bombing of Pearl Harbor (1941). Includes: - TL 3/26/1942 from Francis Biddle, attorney general, to President Roosevelt. - TLS 3/30/1942 from J. Edgar Hoover, to James Rowe, Jr., assistant attorney general. With attached memo 3/21/1942, to Roosevelt from Frank Knox, secretary of the Navy; and memo 3/18/1942, to Knox from W.B. Woodson, judge advocate general of the Navy. 4 memoranda by Hoover regarding the matter: Memo 12/5/1941, subject: Publication in Chicago Tribune and Washington Times Herald of "Army and Navy Estimate of United States Over-All Production Requirements." Memo 12/6/1941, subject: Memorandum for the Attorney General...Apropos of the publicity appearing in the Chicago Tribune and the Washington Times Herald about the "Army and Navy Estimate of United States Over-All Production Requirements..." Memo 12/16/1941, subject: Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Memo 1/27/1942, subject: Memorandum for the Attorney General...attaching hereto a memorandum which summarized...the results of the Bureau's investigation into the recent publication in the Washington Times Herald and the Chicago Tribune of intimate details of a confidential document known as "Army and Navy Estimate of United States Overall Production Requirements."

2 33 J. Edgar Hoover 1942 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from J. Edgar Hoover: - TLS 2/13/1942 re "information which recently came to the attention of this Bureau, which indicated that the entire Pacific coast would be subjected to a bombing raid on February 12, 1942, which, incidentally, is a Japanese national holiday..." - TLS 2/18/1942 re "information...from a confidential source in Cuba...to the effect that German agents in Cuba are discussing the fact that 1500 airplanes and 50 submarines are near readiness at Martinique for an attack on the Panama Canal, Puerto Rico, Florida or the Florida Keys, and Cuba..." - TLS 2/20/1942 re information about a plan by Japanese in Mazanillo, Colima, Mexico to bomb San Diego and San Francisco. - TLS 2/26/1942 re the numbers of unauthorized British intelligence agents working in the U.S. Includes memo by Biddle 3/5/1942. - TLS 3/5/1942 re an attack on an FBI field division in Juneau, Alaska. - TLS 3/7/1942 re the use of the FBI radio station by British intelligence agents. - TLS 4/22/1942 re an anonymous message received by the FBI with information that bridges in New York "by the Bowery" would be bombed.

2 34 J. Edgar Hoover 1943-45 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from J. Edgar Hoover: - TLS 11/13/1943 re escaped prisoners of war. Includes TL carbon from Biddle to Henry L. Stimson, secretary of war. - TLS 5/9/1945 wishing Biddle a happy birthday.

2 35 J. Edgar Hoover 1949 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from J. Edgar Hoover: - TLS 2/17/1949 attaching a letter by Hoover to Bayless A. manning, editor in chief of the "Yale Law Journal" regarding an article published in the latter, entitled, "Loyalty Among Government Employees," by Thomas I. Emerson and David M. Helfeld. - TLS 5/19/1949 thanking Biddle for congratulations on Hoover's 25th anniversary with the FBI.

2 36 J. Edgar Hoover 1950-60 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from J. Edgar Hoover: - TLS 4/21/1950 re the locating of the daughter of Spencer Nauman. Includes TLS from Spencer Nauman to Biddle. - TLS 3/15/1960 with condolences regarding a recent accident Biddle had suffered.

2 37 Cordell Hull 1944 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Cordell Hull: TLS dated 12/1/1944 responding to TL carbon from Biddle 11/28/1944 regarding Hull's resignation as U.S. secretary of state.

2 38 Hubert Humphrey 1952-67 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Hubert Humphrey: 3 TLS 8/27/1952, 3/16/1960, 5/14/1968; 2 telegram 11/4/1964 & date unknown. Includes TLS 5/20/1968 to Francis Biddle from Richard Maguire re the Humphrey for President Dinner Committee.

2 39 Harold L. Ickes 1942-52 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Harold L. Ickes: 5 TLS, 1 TL dating 1942-51. Reference to Louis Caldwell, the Twentieth Century Fund, the matter of Japanese-American evacuation camps, aftermath of the Second World War in Germany, Harry Truman, and the Commission on Internal Security and Individual Rights. Includes: - 2 ALS 11/30/1962 & 12/14/1962 from Jane Ickes, wife. - ALS 3/5/1952 from Palfrey Perkins, minister, King's Chapel, Boston, Mass., re Ickes' funeral. Also includes transcripts of 2 addresses by Harold Ickes: - "Ananias Rides Both On and In the Trojan Horse," delivered to the Independent Committee for Roosevelt, October 16, 1944. - "The Higher Unity," delivered at the 7th Constitutional Convention of the CIO, November 24, 1944.

2 40 Sturgis Ingersoll 1940 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Sturgis Ingersoll: - TLS 6/11/1940, 1 sheet, with clipping of a cartoon. Reference to Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Cordell Hull. - TLS 6/11/1940, 1 sheet. - TLS 8/28/1940, 2 sheets. Reference to Biddle's part in the campaign to re-elect Roosevelt.

2 41 Sturgis Ingersoll 1941 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Sturgis Ingersoll: TLS dated 8/27/1941 enclosing a typed carbon of a letter by Ingersoll to the editor of the New York "Herald Tribune" re an article in the latter criticizing the appointment of Biddle as attorney general.

2 42 Sturgis Ingersoll 1942 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Sturgis Ingersoll: 2 TLS 11/16/1942 & 11/19/1942, 4 sheets. Reference to artist and friend Henry McCarter.

2 43 Sturgis Ingersoll 1943 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Sturgis Ingersoll: 2 TLS 8/24/1943 & 9/24/1943 with TL carbon from Biddle. Reference to Henry McCarter.

2 44 Sturgis Ingersoll 1944 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Sturgis Ingersoll: TLS 11/17/1944, 2 sheets. Reference to WWII and to Averell Harriman.

2 45 Sturgis Ingersoll 1957-58 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Sturgis Ingersoll: 3 TLS 5/13/1958, 5/14/1958, 5/22/1958, 6 sheets, with TL carbons from Biddle. Reference to the latter's manuscript for his autobiography.

2 46 Sturgis Ingersoll 1961 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Sturgis Ingersoll: 3 TLS 7/31/1961, 8/9/1961, 8/17/1961, 3 sheets, with TL carbons from Biddle. Reference to reading and enjoying "A Casual Past."

2 47 Sturgis Ingersoll 1965-66 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Sturgis Ingersoll: 4 TLS 6/16/1965, 2/23/1966, 3/3/1966, 6/2/1966, 6 sheets, with TL carbons from Biddle. Reference to Oswald Spengler, Lewis Mumford and Waldo Frank.

2 48 Sturgis Ingersoll 1968 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Sturgis Ingersoll: TLS 3/27/1968, 3 sheets, with TL carbon from Biddle. Reference to Ingersoll reading Tolstoy, Halifax and Disraeli.

2 49 Sturgis Ingersoll 1942-1962 DESCRIPTION: - Typed transcription of a letter dated 1/11/1942, from Joanna McCarter to Sturgis Ingersoll. The former, a niece of Henry McCarter provides genealogical information about the McCarter family. - ALS 5/19/1944 from Dorothy N. Stewart to Sturgis Ingersoll, thanking the latter for arranging to have a painting by Henry McCarter sent to her by his executors. Includes newspaper clipping showing photograph of Ingersoll as part of an advertisement for the "Encylopedia of World Art." (From the New York Times Book Review, 1/7/1962).

2 50 Lyndon B. Johnson 1944-67 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Lyndon B. Johnson: 2 TLS 12/12/1944 & 6/30/1965 with reference for the latter's work on the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Commission and statement to the Senate Committee on Immigration. Includes TLS 9/28/1965 from Lady Bird Johnson to Biddle re "A Casual Past."

2 51 John F. Kennedy 1960-63 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from John F. Kennedy: TLS 6/28/1960, 1 sheet, with reference to the proposal for the Cape Cod Seashore Park. Includes TL carbons from Biddle, and one to Jacqueline Kennedy on the death of her husband (12/2/1963).

2 52 Robert Kennedy 1960-67 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Robert Kennedy: 2 ALS undated, 1 TLS 1/16/1961. With TL carbons from Biddle. Reference to Kennedy's appointment as attorney general (1961); and to the death of John F. Kennedy (1963).

2 53 Palmira Landolfi 1964-66 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle regarding the immigration status of Palmira Landolfi.

2 54 Emmet Lavery 1962-67 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Emmet Lavery: TCS 3/22/1962; 3 TLS 7/7/1964, 8/6/1964, 10/13/1964. Reference to Biddle's work on Oliver Wendell Holmes ("Mr. Justice Holmes," 1942) and Lavery's adaptation of the book into a play, "The Magnificent Yankee."

2 55 Frieda Lawrence 1940-41 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Frieda Lawrence: 2 ALS 8/9/1940 & 2/4/1941, 2 sheets. Reference to meeting George Biddle.

2 56 Alexis Leger (St. John Perse) 1952-63 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Alexis Leger: 3 ALS 6/26/1952, 2/31/1954?, 8/30/1956, 6 sheets (in French). Includes copy of a letter from Alan Purves to Leger 6/18/1963 re payment for a poetry reading.

2 57 Dorothy Leger 1956 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Dorothy Leger: ALS 10/10/1956, 2 sheets.

2 58 Clare Leighton undated DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Clare Leighton: ALS undated.

2 59 David E. Lilienthal 1939-61 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from David E. Lilienthal: 4 TLS, 1 ALS dating 1939-62. Reference to Biddle's appointment as judge of the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (1939); "A Casual Past"; the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).

2 60 David Lilienthal: "This I Do Carry in My Head, Senator" 1947 DESCRIPTION: Testimony of David Lilienthal before the Joint Congressional Committee on Atomic Energy. Entitled, "This I Do Carry in My Head, Senator." Reprinted from the "Washington Post" (2/4/1947).

2 61 Clare Boothe Luce February 6, 1944 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Clare Boothe Luce: ALS dated 2/6/1944, 1 sheet, with reference to the death of her daughter Ann Clare Brokaw.

3 1 Henry McCarter June 9, 1919 DESCRIPTION: ALS dated 6/9/1919 from Henry McCarter to Francis Biddle, 2 sheets.

3 2 Henry McCarter September 16, 1926 DESCRIPTION: ALS dated 9/16/1926 from Henry McCarter to Francis Biddle, 1 sheet. Reference to illness of Arthur Carles.

3 3 Henry McCarter September 23, 1926 DESCRIPTION: Telegram from Henry McCarter to Francis Biddle, inviting the latter for a visit.

3 4 Henry McCarter December 30, 1926 DESCRIPTION: ALS dated 12/30/1926 from Henry McCarter to Francis Biddle, 2 sheets. Reference to shopping for Christmas gifts.

3 5 Henry McCarter August 9, 1939 DESCRIPTION: ALS dated 8/9/1939 from Henry McCarter to Francis Biddle, 1 card. Reference to painting, "...and I think well!"

3 6 Henry McCarter undated DESCRIPTION: 4 ACS undated from Henry McCarter to Francis Biddle.

3 7 Henry McCarter undated DESCRIPTION: ALS undated from Henry McCarter to Francis Biddle, 1 sheet. Reference to a visit from good friend Richard Melchers.

3 8 Henry McCarter undated DESCRIPTION: ALS undated from Henry McCarter to Francis Biddle, 2 sheets.

3 9 Henry McCarter undated DESCRIPTION: ALS undated from Henry McCarter to Francis Biddle, 1 sheet.

3 10 Henry McCarter undated DESCRIPTION: ALS undated from Henry McCarter to Francis Biddle, 2 sheets.

3 11 Henry McCarter undated DESCRIPTION: ALS undated, from Henry McCarter to Francis Biddle, 1 sheet(s).

3 12 Henry McCarter undated DESCRIPTION: ALS undated, from Henry McCarter to Francis Biddle, 2 sheet(s). Reference to enjoying a sojourn at the Biddles' home in Philadelphia; to friends including Caroline Sinkler and Anna Ingersoll.

3 13 Henry McCarter undated DESCRIPTION: ALS undated, from Henry McCarter to Francis Biddle, 2 sheet(s).

3 14 Henry McCarter undated DESCRIPTION: ALS undated, from Henry McCarter to Francis Biddle, 3 sheet(s). References to the Barnes Museum.

3 15 Henry McCarter undated DESCRIPTION: ALS undated, from Henry McCarter to Francis Biddle, 1 sheet(s). Reference to enjoying a sojourn at the Vanderbilt Hotel in New York, and to friend Richard Melchers.

3 16 Henry McCarter undated DESCRIPTION: TL undated, from Henry McCarter to Francis Biddle, 1 sheet(s). Reference to painting and living on a Pennsylvania farm; and to friends Sam Smith and Alice Kindler.

3 17 Henry McCarter undated DESCRIPTION: Autograph jottings by Henry McCarter, undated.

3 18 Henry McCarter to Cornelia Chapin (Mrs.) April 22, 1917 DESCRIPTION: ALS from Henry McCarter to Cornelia Chapin re sending a wedding gift to her daughter Katherine Chapin. Dated April 22, c.1917, 1 sheet.

3 19 Henry McCarter to Caroline Sinkler Fall 1941 DESCRIPTION: Typed transcription (with carbon copy) of letter from Henry McCarter to Caroline Sinkler, dated "early fall '41." Reference to a pleasant visit and to Sturgis Ingersoll.

3 20 Henry McCarter 1929-c.1942 DESCRIPTION: - Typed carbon of last will and testament of Henry McCarter, dated 3/12/1929. - Typescript listing distribution to friends and museums of the works of Henry McCarter, 11 pages. In regard to McCarter's legacy, Francis Biddle wrote in "A Casual Past,": ...When I pointed out to Mac that if he died his pictures would go to [his] brother, he sat down and signed a will making me his executor, and giving me his pictures - he had no other possessions - with directions to distribute them in accordance with a memorandum he would leave. He never left any. He died in 1942, and as I was in Washington and too busy to carry out his wishes, Sturgis Ingersoll - who was very close to both of us - gave the pictures to museums and to friends..." (p.389).

3 21 Henry McCarter - Bok Award 1939 DESCRIPTION: 2 typed carbons of letters by Francis Biddle recommending Henry McCarter for the 1940 Bok Award. Includes TL carbon of a recommendation by George Biddle. Includes brief biographical paragraph on McCarter.

3 22 Eugene McCarthy 1962 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence with Eugene McCarthy concerning the use of chemical insecticide sprays and related impact on plant, animal and human life: - TLS from Eugene McCarthy to Francis Biddle, 8/3/1962. - TLS carbon from Francis Biddle to Eugene McCarthy, 7/20/1962. - TLS from Rudolph B. Walters, United States Airforce, to Francis Biddle, 8/17/1962, with TL carbon from Biddle. - Newsclipping included.

3 23 Archibald MacLeish 1940-45 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Archibald MacLeish: 3 TLS dated 6/10/1940, 4/15/1941, and 8/29/1945; 1 ALS dated 4/19/1942. Reference to declining the position of director of the Office of War Information.

3 24 Archibald MacLeish April 27, 1953 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Archibald MacLeish: ALS postmarked 4/27/1953. Reference to a convention of the Americans for Democratic Action (ADA).

3 25 Archibald MacLeish July 1967 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Archibald MacLeish: 2 TLS dated Summer 1967 and 7/24/1967, with ALS and TL carbon from Francis Biddle (Note: the typed carbon is a transcription of the autograph version dated July 18, 1967). Reference to the 1968 presidential campaign.

3 26 Archibald MacLeish undated DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Archibald MacLeish: TLS undated. Reference to UNESCO.

3 27 Archibald MacLeish: "Bridgehead for Attack" 1942 DESCRIPTION: Reprint of "Bridgehead for Attack" by Archibald MacLeish (from "Bulletins from Britain," September 30, 1942).

3 28 Frederic March April 4, 1948 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Frederic March: ANS dated 4/5/1948 replying to Biddle's TLS (4/4/1948) regarding Katherine Biddle's play "Sojourner Truth."

3 29 Elizabetta "Nicky") Mariano 1961-67 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Elizabetta ("Nicky") Mariano: 2 ALS dated 11/29/1961 & 1/5/1967. Reference to her research and writing on Bernard Berenson.

3 30 Jacques Maritain January 9, 1946 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Jacques Maritain: ALS dated 1/9/1946, thanking the former for attempting to send a copy of the Harvard report on education.

3 31 Burke Marshall 1962 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Burke Marshall, assistant attorney general , civil rights division, Department of Justice: TLS dated 7/28/1962 & telegram dated 7/24/1962 (3 pages) regarding possible legislation authorizing wire-tapping by the attorney general.

3 32 Wallace Mendelson 1961-64 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Wallace Mendelson: 1 TLS, 4 ALS dating 1961-64. Reference to the latter's book on Hugo Lafayette Black and Felix Frankfurter; to Biddle's book on Oliver Wendell Holmes and autobiography, "A Casual Past.: Includes reprint of an article by Mendelson: "The Neo-Behavioral Approach to the Judicial Process: A Critique" (1963).

3 33 Gian Carlo Menotti undated DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Gian Carlo Menotti: ALS undated, 2 sheets, complimenting the former on a speech. Reference to a performance of Menotti's opera, "The Old Maid and the Thief," scheduled for Washington.

3 34 Marion Merrell (aka Clinch Calkins) 1946-67 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Marion Merrell (aka Clinch Calkins): TLS/ALS dated 7/29/1946, 6 sheets. Includes ALS from Biddle, dated 12/22/1967.

3 35 Therese Meyer-Hilfiger 1946-65 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Therese Meyer-Hilfiger (in French).

3 36 Nancy Mitford November 27, 1954 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Nancy Mitford: ALS dated 11/27/1954, 1 sheet.

3 37 Henry Morgenthau 1941-45 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Henry Morgenthau: - TLS 12/12/1941 3 sheets, regarding war-time freezing of assets from Japanese businesses. Includes Treasury Department news release regarding the matter. - TLS 4/12/1945 1 sheet, regarding a legal case against the Chase National Bank. Includes carbon from Biddle.

3 38 Constantine Nabokov 1912 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Constantine Nabokov, Russian counselor to the U.S.: 2 ALS dated 2/16/1912 & 2/23/1912. Reference to his feelings for the U.S.: "...I am heart and soul in America and shall be forever..."

3 39 Nicolas Nabokov July 28, 1946 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Nicolas Nabokov, nephew of Constantine Nabokov: TLS dated 7/28/1946. Reference to mutual friends, Virgil Thomson and Walter Gilkyson.

3 40 Douglas T. Newbold 1962-63 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Douglas T. Newbold: TLS 11/28/1962 & ALS 3/15/1963.

3 41 Charlton Ogburn 1944-66 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Charlton Ogburn: 3 TLS dated 11/8/1944, 7/15/1947 and 1/3/1966. Includes clipping of an editorial by Ogburn on Vietnam (Washington Post, 1965); and a typed aide memoire of a holiday spent by Ogburn, Alexis Leger and the Biddles. Reference also to Biddle's involvement in the antitrust suit against the Associated Press and to the Economic and Social Council.

3 42 Robert Oppenheimer September 21, 1950 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Robert Oppenheimer: 1 TLS dated 9/21/1950, 3 sheets. Reference to Biddle's book, "Fear of Freedom."

3 43 Iris Origo 1961-67 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Iris Origo: 2 ALS, 1 TLS, 1 ACS dating 1962-67.

3 44 Eugene Ormandy September 16, 1961 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Schuyler Chapin from Eugene Ormandy: ALS dated 9/16/1961 with reference to Francis Biddle's autobiography, "A Casual Past."

3 45 Endicott Peabody 1907-08 DESCRIPTION: - ALS from Endicott Peabody to Francis Biddle, dated 12/30/1907, 1 sheet, with compliments on the latter's receiving a scholarship to Harvard. - ALS from Endicott Peabody to George Biddle, dated 8/19/1908, 2 sheets, reprimanding the latter and his brother Francis Biddle for participating in disorderly behavior one night at Harvard.

3 46 Boies Penrose 1962 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Boies Penrose: TLS dated 2/1/1962, with reference to his uncle Boies Penrose (1860-1921).

3 47 Gifford Pinchot 1923-34 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Gifford Pinchot: TLS 8/2/1923 offering Biddle membership in the Valley Forge Park Commission. Includes printed "Report to Governor Gifford Pinchot by the Commission on Special Policing in Industry," (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, 1934).

3 48 Katherine Anne Porter 1962-63 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Katherine Anne Porter: 2 ACS postcards dated 6/6/1962 & 2/25/1963, writing from Paris and Rome.

3 49 Ezra Pound undated DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to George Biddle from Ezra Pound: TLS undated, 1 sheet, with reference to Francis Biddle, Harry Truman and Franklin D. Roosevelt.

3 50 Eleanor Roosevelt August 1, 1950 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Eleanor Roosevelt: TLS dated 8/1/1950, 1 sheet. Reference to Biddle's participation as a delegate at a cultural conference in Yugoslavia.

3 51 Eleanor Roosevelt May 8, 1951 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Eleanor Roosevelt: TLS 5/8/1961, 2 sheets. Reference to the Committee for Walter Reuther 25th Anniversary of Democratic Trade Unionism. Includes TL carbon from Biddle to Walter Reuther 5/11/1961.

3 52 Eleanor Roosevelt & Americans for Democratic Action (ADA) 1963 DESCRIPTION: Program for the 15th Annual Roosevelt Day Dinner hosted by Americans for Democratic Action (ADA). Includes tributes to Eleanor Roosevelt, an ADA founder; copy of signed statement by John F. Kennedy honoring Mrs. Roosevelt; and TL copy 11/15/1966, from Henry C. Brown to Francis Biddle re the 1967 Roosevelt Day Dinner held by the ADA, with TL carbon reply from Biddle.

3 53 Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Memoranda 1935-36 DESCRIPTION: Memoranda by Franklin Delano Roosevelt: 3 TLS to Francis Biddle as chairman, National Labor Relations Board, dated 1/22/1935, 1/28/1935, 2/7/1935, 3 sheets. Reference to the National Recovery Act. Includes unsigned typed letter to Roosevelt from Biddle(?), dated 11/4/1936, expressing confidence in the former's re-election.

3 54 Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Memoranda 1939 DESCRIPTION: News release issued by Franklin Delano Roosevelt requesting the attorney general to "instruct the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the Department of Justice to take charge of investigative work in matters relating to espionage, sabotage, and violation of the neutrality regulations..." Include typed carbon of confidential memorandum stating the same request, dated 6/17/1939.

3 55 Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Memoranda 1940-41 DESCRIPTION: Typed carbons of memoranda from Francis Biddle to Franklin D. Roosevelt: - TL carbon 8/15/1940. - Memo 6/23/1941, 5 pages, with Biddle's remarks on "the advisability of setting up by executive order a board of five individuals not in government service to pass on cases of alleged communistic and subversive activities of employees in plants engaged in national defense work..." - Memo 8/29/1941, re Biddle's nomination for the position of attorney general. Includes correspondence from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Francis Biddle: 3 TLS dated 11/17/1941, 11/27/1941, 12/5/1941; and 2 ANS dated 11/21/1941 & 12/23/1941. Reference to appointment of Biddle as member of the Central Committee of the American Red Cross (11/27/1941); and to Roosevelt's recommendation of Leo T. Crowley for assistance in settling problems relating to patents and property of Axis nationals (12/5/1941).

3 56 Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Memoranda 1942 DESCRIPTION: Memoranda from Franklin Delano Roosevelt: - TNS 2/13/1942 to Francis Biddle, attorney general, re controlling foreign intelligence activities in the U.S. - TN 3/24/1942 to Francis Biddle, "...for preparation of reply with the thought that an offensive is always better than a defensive." - TLS 4/15/1942 from James Rowe, Jr. to Francis Biddle attaching TN 4/15/1942 from Roosevelt and TLS 4/10/1942 from Edward J. Flynn, with reference to relations between the Democratic National Committee and Walter White regarding the appointment of African-American candidates. - TN 5/7/1942 to Francis Biddle re unidentified "papers" relating to "the Berlin-Rome broadcasts." - TLS 5/16/1942 to Francis Biddle appointing the latter as member of "a committee from war agencies to meet with the Executive Committee of the Governors' Conference" whose objective was to solve the problem of "divergent state laws and regulations...impeding the many phases of the war effort." - TL 6/17/1942 to Joseph F. Guffey, requesting that the latter cease opposing the appointment of Earl G. Harrison as commissioner of immigration as recommended by Francis Biddle (see "In Brief Authority" pp.113-4). - TLS 8/20/1942, 2 pages, to Francis Biddle, requesting that the latter see to it that all federal departments cooperate in resolving differences and that controversies not be resolved in public or before the press. - TL 11/17/1942, 2 pages, to Francis Biddle, re universal suffrage and poll tax restrictions in certain states such as Mississippi. Includes memoranda from Francis Biddle to Franklin D. Roosevelt: - TLS 1/30/1942, 2 pages re the "control of alien enemies on the West Coast." - TL carbon 2/23/1942, 2 pages, re Pennsylvania politics, William Bullitt and Joseph Guffey.

3 57 Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Memoranda 1943 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Franklin D. Roosevelt: - TLS 2/5/1943 regarding investigation of policies on "ownership, use or control of inventions made by employees of the Federal Government, or by employees of Government contractors in the course of performing contracts finances by the United States..." - TL 6/17/1943 re Richard Duncan. Includes TL carbon from Biddle, 6/25/1943. - TLS 6/26/1943 re FCC and military control of radio functions. - TLS 6/30/1943, 2 sheets, re Richard Duncan. - TLS 7/23/1943, 2 sheets, re Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Cox Special Committee. - TNS 9/28/1943 re a case against John L. Lewis. - TN 10/5/1943 attaching typed transcript of letter from James M. Curley, 9/30/1943. Includes TL carbon 10/5/1943 from Francis Biddle to Roosevelt attaching a prepared reply to Curley. - TN 10/25/1943 re Walter White, Morris L. Ernst and civil liberties. Includes TL carbon 10/30/1943 from Francis Biddle. - TLS 11/5/1943 (photostat copy) re Executive Order 9346, a directive to government contractors for mandatory equal opportunity employment during wartime. - TNS 11/8/1943 (attachment referred to is not included).

3 58 Franklin D. Roosevelt - Memoranda 1944 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Francis Biddle: - TN 1/10/1944, "Your memo of January sixth is very interesting -- but it does not tell me what to do! Do please suggest an "out," a "modus vivendi" or something really brilliant which will go down into history as a judgment of Solomon!" - Signed memorandum 1/15/1944, re testimony of J. Edgar Hoover regarding transactions between the Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Includes TL carbon 2/16/1944 from Francis Biddle to Roosevelt attaching a memorandum from J. Edgar Hoover "stating that O.S.S. has arranged with Russia to establish in Washington representatives of the NKVD (formerly OGPU)...."

3 59 Franklin D. Roosevelt - Memoranda 1945 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Francis Biddle: - TN 1/22/1945, with instructions for conveying "absolutely urgent message... via the Map Room." - TLS 3/20/1945, requesting Biddle for his opinion on appointing Dean Acheson as solicitor general. Includes typed memorandum 6/9/1945 from Francis Biddle to Roosevelt concerning "the problem (of) reordering of the general legal structure that has developed during the war..."

3 60 Franklin D. Roosevelt - Memoranda undated DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Francis Biddle: - ANS, undated, recommending Linton Collins for the position of special assistant to the attorney general. Includes typed memorandum concerning an antitrust lawsuit brought by the U.S. government against the Associated Press (c.1942; see reference, "In Brief Authority," pp.276-280).

3 61 Franklin D. Roosevelt - Death April 1945 DESCRIPTION: Typescript of aide memoire by Francis Biddle(?) recounting the events surrounding the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt (8 pages, dated April 1945).

3 62 Franklin D. Roosevelt - Death April 19, 1945 DESCRIPTION: Typed carbon dated 4/19/1945 from Eleanor Roosevelt to Francis Biddle concerning the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

3 63 Franklin Delano Roosevelt Birthday Committee 1958-68 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Basil O'Connor, chairman, Franklin D. Roosevelt Birthday Committee, dating 1958-68, re committee events.

3 64 Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Commission - Correspondence 1963 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence relating to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Commission. Includes letters from Walter N. Tobriner, president, Board of Commissioners, Washington, D.C.; Hillory A. Tolson, assistant director, Department of the Interior National Park Service, attaching budget appropriations estimates for the Commission (TLS 3/14/1963); James Roosevelt (TLS 3/18/1963); Eugene J. Keogh (TL carbon from Francis Biddle, 3/21/1963).

3 65 Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Commission - Correspondence 1965 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence relating to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Commission. Includes letters (in chronological order) from J.V. McCaffrey, administrative secretary to the president, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen (TLS 6/15/1965); Anna Rosenberg Hoffman; John W. McCormack, Speaker of the House of Representatives (TLS 6/22/1965); Charlotte Hoskins, secretary to Congressman Eugene J. Keogh; Eugene J. Keogh; Eugene J. McCarthy (8/3/1965) with attached typescript copy of letter 6/30/1965, from Lyndon B. Johnson to Francis Biddle, chairman of the Commission; Joana Leschin, agent for Alfredo Just; Charles F. Palmer (TLS 10/26/1965); George E. Pettengill, librarian, American Institute of Architects (TLS 11/9/1965) attaching information on Mexican sculptor Alfredo Just; Concha Romero James, counselor, cultural affairs, Mexican embassy, re Alfredo Just; Stewart Udall (ALS, 1965), Secretary of the Interior. Includes typed carbons from Francis Biddle to Harry S. Truman (12/20/1965); S. Dillon Ripley, Smithsonian Institution (6/16/1965); James H. Rowe, Jr. (6/23/1965). Reference to a memorial design competition and identification of potential architects and sculptors. Also includes 11th meeting minutes of the commission for 4/28/1965.

3 66 Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Commission - Correspondence 1966 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence relating to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Commission. Includes letters (arranged chronologically in folder) from Eugene J. Keogh, chairman, FDR Memorial Commission; Harry S. Truman to Francis Biddle (2 TLS 1/25/1966, 2/4/1966); Joana Leschin; Charles E. Bennett (TLS 5/20/1966) re establishment of a graduate school for advanced studies in American government to be named for Roosevelt; Senator Hugh Scott (TLS 6/3/1966); Marcel Breuer, architect (TLS 7/28/1966). Includes typed carbons from Francis Biddle to Harry S. Truman (1/17/1966). Also includes minutes of the commission's 14th meeting, 1/18/1966, 15th meeting 5/17/1966, and meeting on 10/20/1966 attaching comments from architects Marcel Breuer and Herbert Beckhard; list of commission members; list of architects chosen by commission members.

3 67 Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Commission 1967 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence relating to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Commission, including letters from: Eugene J. Keogh, chairman of the Commission (TLS 1/3/1967); Joana Leschin re Mexican sculptor Alfredo Just; Congressman Theodore R. Kupferman (TLS 2/1/1967); Frank Thompson, Jr., acting secretary for the Commission; Eugene J. McCarthy (2 TLS 3/9/1967, 8/9/1967). Reference to funding for the construction of the memorial.

3 68 Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Commission c.1955-67 DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous items relating to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Commission. Includes typed history of the commission (1955-67); news release (7/30/1967) concerning the introduction of a bill in the Senate by Sen. Eugene McCarthy to authorize construction of the Roosevelt memorial; copy of a draft letter to architects from Eugene J. Keogh, chairman of the commission; comments about the proposed memorial by architects Marcel Breuer and Herbert Beckhard; list of architects and their response letters; list of labor leaders contacted; autograph notes by Francis Biddle; list of commission members; typescript copy of a letter to the commission from the "Committee on Patriotism" protesting the memorial; printed Congressional resolution regarding the funding for the construction of the memorial (8/2/1967).

4 1 Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Commission - Expenses 1955-66 DESCRIPTION: Expense statements of Francis Biddle for work and travel completed for the Franklin Roosevelt Memorial Commission.

4 2 Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Commission 1962 DESCRIPTION: 3 copies of TLS 8/22/1962, from J. Lee Wilkinson, architect, to Francis Biddle formalizing a proposal for the design of the Franklin Roosevelt Memorial. Includes photographs of plans and artist's renditions of the proposed memorial.

4 3 Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Competition 1960 DESCRIPTION: Information booklet for the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Competition, 1960 (6 copies).

4 4 Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Dedication Program April 12, 1965 DESCRIPTION: Printed program for the dedication of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial, April 12, 1965 (2 copies).

4 5 Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Photographs undated DESCRIPTION: 8 b/w photographs relating to concepts and potential locations for the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial (undated, no captions).

4 6 Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial - Newspaper Articles 1961-67 DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clippings of articles relating to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial.

4 7 Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial NCPPC Plans undated DESCRIPTION: 7 copies of plans by the National Capital Park and Planning Commission (NCPPC) for the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial, showing tree schedule.

4 8 Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial NCPPC Maps 1959 DESCRIPTION: 6 copies of Washington D.C. area maps by the National Capital Park and Planning Commission (March 1959).

4 9 Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial NCPPC Plans undated DESCRIPTION: 6 copies of plans by the National Capital Park and Planning Commission for the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial.

4 10 National Capital Park & Planning Commission Plans February 3, 1942 DESCRIPTION: Plan by the National Capital Park and Planning Commission for Independence Avenue, Washington, D.C. (dated February 3, 1942).

4 11 National Capital Park & Planning Commission Plans May 1950 DESCRIPTION: Plan by the National Capital Park and Planning Commission for the Park of the americas to honor South-Central and North American republics (dated May 1950). Design architect: Thomas C. Jeffers.

4 12 National Capital Park & Planning Commission Plans November 5, 1954 DESCRIPTION: Plan by the National Capital Park and Planning Commission for the Mall, Washington, D.C. (dated November 5, 1954).

4 13 National Capital Park & Planning Commission Plans undated DESCRIPTION: Plan by the National Capital Park and Planning Commission for the Sports Center and National Memorial Stadium in Anacostia Park, Washington, D.C. (undated).

4 14 "Franklin D. Roosevelt Series" (NBC) 1962 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle re his participation in the NBC series on Franklin D. Roosevelt. Includes TLS from Peter Davis, program director (March-April 1962).

5 1 Samuel Rosenbaum 1944-1958 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Samuel Rosenbaum: TLS 3/8/1946 with typed carbons from Biddle. Reference to antitrust issues and campaign platforms (1944); Katherine Biddle's play (possibly, "Sojourner Truth"); and Biddle's autobiography.

5 2 James Rowe, Jr. 1947-61 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from James Rowe, Jr.: TL, 8 TLS, ALS dating 1947 to 1961. Includes TL carbons from Biddle. Reference to Marquis William Childs and Arthur H. Vandenberg (TLS 3/20/1947); Herbert Hoover and Harry S. Truman (TLS 12/24/1948); Garner Anthony, Harold Ickes and eliminating martial law in Hawaii (TLS 5/15/1958); and reviewing the manuscript for Biddle's autobiography.

5 2.1 Libby Rowe 1946-61 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Libby Rowe: 3 ALS dated 11/4/(1949?) re Harry Truman and the presidential election campaign; 3/10/19? with reference to a party given by Stewart Alsop for son Joseph Alsop, also attended by Richard Nixon and wife Patricia; and 9/8/1961 with reference to Biddle's autobiography, "A Casual Past."

5 3 A.L. Rowse 1961-62 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from A.L. Rowse: 5 ALS dated 12/1/1961, 12/12/1961, 2/4/1962, 3/10/1962 and 3/17/1962, with references to Marthe Bibesco (Rowse's neighbor in Cornwall) and to Douglas Gordon (friend of Boies Penrose). Includes TL carbons from Biddle. Includes ALS 11/17/1961 from Rowse to Boies Penrose regarding Biddle's autobiography, "A Casual Past," brought to him by Nicholas Roosevelt. Includes TL carbons from Biddle.

5 4 Morris H. Rubin 1958 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Morris H. Rubin, editor, "The Progressive Magazine": 2 TLS dated 1958 re inviting Biddle to write articles on the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).

5 5 Wiley Rutledge 1943 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Wiley Rutledge: 2 ALS dated 2/11/1943 & 2/15/1943. Reference to Biddle's recommendation of the latter for a position on the U.S. Supreme Court.

5 6 George Santayana 1938-56 DESCRIPTION: Typed transcription of a letter dated 8/8/1938, from George Santayana to Dr. Levy regarding the latter's book on Benjamin N. Cardozo. Includes clipping of a book review of Santayana's work, "My Host the World, Vol. III of Persons and Places," (New York: Scribner's, 1953). Also includes clipping of an essay by Santayana, "The Irony of Liberalism" (in "The New Republic," 9/24/1956).

5 7 Leon Savage 1945 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Leon Savage: 2 TLS dated 8/3/1945 and 9/14/1945. Reference to the planting of trees in Palestine in honor of Biddle by the Washington Heights committee of New York. The memorial was to be known as Francis Biddle Grove (TLS 8/3/1945); and to the Jewish National Fund.

5 8 Arthur Schlesinger 1958-65 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Arthur Schlesinger: 2 TLS dated 8/2/1958 and 8/2/1965. Includes typed carbons from Biddle. Reference to Schlesinger's writings.

5 9 Arthur Schlesinger May 12, 1959 DESCRIPTION: Typescript of a paper by Arthur Schlesinger, "The Shape of National Politics to Come," dated May 12, 1959.

5 10 Arthur Schlesinger 1955-63 DESCRIPTION: 4 printed articles by Arthur Schlesinger: - "The New Conservatism: Politics of Nostalgia" (from "The Reporter" 6/16/1955). - "Where Does the Liberal Go from Here" (from "New York Times Magazine" 8/4/1957). - "The Historian and History" (reprinted from "Foreign Affairs" April 1963). - "The Philosophy of Experiment" (undated).

5 11 Lisa Sergio 1953 DESCRIPTION: TLS dated 5/11/1953 from Lisa Sergio to "Nika" (unidentified), concerning the proposal for a newsletter, "The Modern Essayist." Includes prospectus with financial plan and subscribers' list which includes Francis Biddle.

5 12 William Shafroth 1958-62 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from William Shafroth: TLS 6/26/1958 with reference to a survey of active circuit and district court judges. Includes undated ANS from Shafroth on a copy of a typed letter written by his brother Morrison Shafroth praising Biddle's autobiography, "A Casual Past" (1962).

5 13 Karl Shapiro 1962 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Karl Shapiro: 2 TLS dated 3/7/1962 & 10/30/1962. Includes typed carbons from Biddle. Reference to Biddle's autobiographical works, "A Casual Past" and "In Brief Authority."

5 14 Edward M. Shaw 1958 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Edward M. Shaw: TLS 1/31/1958. Includes typed carbons from Biddle. Reference to Shaw's senior thesis at Harvard on "wartime defense of civil liberties in America, with special attention to the Japanese-American Evacuation in World War Two and the Emergency Detention Act of 1950..."

5 15 Sir Hartley Shawcross 1947-52 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Sir Hartley Shawcross: 5 TLS dated 11/10/1947, 2/7/1949, 3/16/1950, 1/18/1951, 4/9/1952; 6 ALS incomplete dates. Reference to economic cutbacks and lowered living conditions in England during the post-war period (TLS 11/10/1947); sending Biddle shorthand notes of the Nuremberg Trials (TLS 2/7/1949); news of reconsideration of sentences handed down at the Nuremberg Trials (TLS 1/18/1951); controversial UNESCO elections (undated ALS); and to Biddle's autobiography "In Brief Authority" (undated ALS).

5 16 Lawrence M.C. Smith 1934-61 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Lawrence M.C. Smith: - Typed carbon from Biddle to Smith, dated 10/15/1934, regarding employment recommendations for Biddle. - Memorandum dated 3/17/1943 re the required registration of Russian organizations in the U.S. Includes 3 attached memoranda dated 3/16/1943: 1. re Registration of Soviet Organizations; 2. re Russian Agencies Sending Material to United States by Cable and Mail for Direct and Indirect Dissemination to the Public; and 3. re Agencies which by registration or correspondence acknowledge that they are disseminating material in the U.S. received from the U.S.S.R. - 3 TLS dating 10/12/1961, 11/1/1961, 11/28/1961 relating to an interview of Biddle on his autobiography. - Includes ALS undated from Smith to Biddle.

5 17 Edith Standen undated DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Edith Standen: 2 ALS undated. Reference to her experience of the U.S. naturalization process.

5 18 Herbert Steiner - Related Correspondence 1964-65 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle concerning funds for Herbert Steiner. Includes letters from Hilda von Mises and Steiner's executor, Norman B. Asher.

5 19 Edward R. Stettinius 1944 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Edward R. Stettinius: TLS 12/23/1944 sending season's greetings.

5 20 Adlai E. Stevenson 1952-63 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Adlai E. Stevenson: 4 TLS dated 11/3/1954, 9/14/1956, 12/15/1956, 6/4/1963. Includes typed carbons from Biddle. Also includes TLS 10/2/1952 from James B. Reston to Stevenson. Reference to the 1952 presidential campaign in which Stevenson was Democratic nominee.

5 21 Henry L. Stimson 1943-45 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Henry L. Stimson: 2 TLS dated 1/5/1943 and 10/8/1945 thanking the former for his friendship and support.

5 22 Leopold Stokowski November 24, 1942 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Leopold Stokowski: TLS dated 11/24/1942, 1 sheet, regarding making great music available through recordings.

5 23 Leopold Stokowski January 5, 1965 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Leopold Stokowski: TLS dated 1/5/1965, 1 sheet, sending season's greetings.

5 24 Olga Stokowski July 15, 1944 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Olga Stokowski: ALS dated 7/15/1944, 1 sheet. Reference to Biddle's assisting a friend's immigration to the U.S.

5 25 Harlan F. Stone 1941-46 DESCRIPTION: Typed carbons of letter from Francis Biddle to Harlan F. Stone and to his wife Agnes H. Stone. Reference to Stone's appointment as chief justice of the Supreme Court (1941) and to his death (1946).

5 26 Jack Sweeney 1957-67 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Jack Sweeney: 6 ALS dating 1957-67. Reference to meeting Herbert Wechsler (ALS 2/22/1957); Henry James' "The Question of Our Speech" (ALS 11/29/1962); Biddle's essay on Oliver Wendell Holmes and Louis Brandeis and how it reminds Sweeney of the friendship between Edmund Wilson and Martin D'Arcy (ALS 1/1/1966).

5 27 Alberto & Donatella Tarchiani 1949-55 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Alberto Tarchiani, Italian ambassador to the U.S., and his wife Donatella: from the former, 2 TS dated 5/28/1949 and 6/23/1954; from the latter 2 ALS dated 4/8/1954 and 2/18/1955. Reference to the bestowing of "Al Merito della Republica" on Biddle (1954).

5 28 Allen Tate 1962-67 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Allen Tate: 4 TLS dated 12/4/1962, 12/17/1962, 4/20/1965, 8/26/1966, 8/20/1967. Reference to Biddle's autobiography, "In Brief Authority"; to Katherine Anne Porter (TLS 4/20/1965); to marriage to Helen Heinz on July 30, 1966 (TLS 8/26/1966), as well as reference to poet William Smith in same letter.

5 29 Virgil Thomson August 24, 1946 DESCRIPTION: ALS dated 8/24/1946, 1 sheet, from Virgil Thomson to Alice B. Toklas, introducing Francis Biddle.

5 30 Lionel Trilling September 25, 1948 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Lionel Trilling: TLS dated 9/25/1948, 1 sheet. Reference to birth of his son and to lecturing on Henry James.

5 31 Harry S. Truman 1944-45 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Harry S. Truman: TLS dated 8/6/1945, 1 sheet, with typed letter carbons from Biddle. Reference to 1944 election campaign and Henry Wallace; Biddle's resignation from the office of attorney general (1945).

5 32 Harry S. Truman 1947 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Harry S. Truman: TLS dated 12/9/1947, 1 sheet, with typed letter carbons from Biddle. Reference to the European Recovery Plan (Biddle's carbon 2/18/1947); issue of amnesty for conscientious objectors (TLS 12/9/1947 replying to Biddle's carbon 12/4/1947).

5 33 Harry S. Truman 1948 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Harry S. Truman: 3 TLS dated 1/9/1948, 2/20/1948, 11/15/1948, total 3 sheets. Reference to the European Recovery Plan.

5 34 Harry S. Truman 1949 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Harry S. Truman: 2 TLS dated 3/5/1949 & 5/7/1949 with typed letter carbons from Biddle. Reference to Dean Acheson and administration of the State Department; and to the European Recovery Plan.

5 35 Harry S. Truman May 1951 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Harry S. Truman: 2 TLS dated 5/16/1951 & 5/24/1951. Reference to the Federal Power Commission (TLS 5/16/1951); and to the Democratic Party (TLS 5/24/1951).

5 36 Harry S. Truman July 1951 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Harry S. Truman: 2 TLS dated 7/14/1951 & 7/24/1951, 2 sheets, with typed letter carbons from Biddle. Reference to Government Employee Loyalty and Security programs and the Commission on Internal Security and Individual Rights headed by Chester Nimitz to investigate the issue of personal liberties and internal security. Includes carbon copy of letter from Truman to James S. Lay, Jr., executive secretary, National Security Council, 7/14/1951);

5 37 Harry S. Truman September 1951 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Harry S. Truman: TLS dated 9/15/1951, 1 sheet, thanking the former for reviewing a speech.

5 38 Harry S. Truman October 1951 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Harry S. Truman: TLS dated 10/26/1951, 1 sheet, attaching a carbon copy of a letter from Truman to Chester Nimitz regarding resignations of members of the Commission on Internal Security and Individual Rights.

5 39 Harry S. Truman November-December 1951 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Harry S. Truman: TLS dated 12/10/1951, 1 sheet, with typed letter carbons from Biddle. Reference to Biddles' carbon (11/30/1951) regarding a request supported by the Americans for Democratic Action (ADA) and ADA members Reinhold Niebuhr, Arthur Schlesinger, and others, that Truman "appoint two prosecutors, a Democrat and a Republican, to investigate the charges of corruption in the Government and to institute prosecution where warranted..."

5 40 Harry S. Truman 1952-53 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Harry S. Truman: 3 TLS dated 5/22/1952, 8/28/1952, 12/21/1953, 3 sheets total, with typed letter carbons from Biddle. Reference to Chester Nimitz (TLS 8/28/1952).

5 41 Harry S. Truman 1954-56 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Harry S. Truman: TLS dated 2/15/1954, 1 sheet, with typed letter carbons from Biddle. Reference to Van Wyck Brooks' "Helen Keller: Sketch for a Portrait," (1956) which includes reference to Truman's meeting with Keller and Maury Maverick (Biddle's carbon 7/20/1956).

5 42 Harry S. Truman May 17, 1968 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Harry S. Truman: TLS dated 5/17/1968, 1 sheet, thanking Biddle for sending 84th birthday greetings.

5 43 Harry S. Trumam: Nobel Peace Prize Award 1953 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence relating to the nomination of Harry S. Truman for the Nobel Peace Prize, 1953. Includes TLS dated 4/1/1953 from Truman to Biddle, thanking the latter for the nomination. Also: -Violet H. Atlee (Mrs. Clement Atlee) - typed carbon from Biddle, 1/14/1953. - Vincent Auriol, president of France - TLS from his secretary, with typed carbon from Biddle, 1/14/1953. - Colal Boyar, president of Turkey - typed carbon from Biddle, 1/17/1953. - Ralph J. Bunche, director, Department of Trusteeship, United Nations - TLS 2/23/1953 with typed carbon(s) from Biddle. - Winston Churchill, prime minister of England - TLS from secretary 1/29/1953. - Gordon R. Clapp, chairman of the board, Tennessee Valley Authority - TLS 1/20/1953, with typed carbon(s) from Biddle. - Doreen Daughton, secretary, United Nations - TLS 1/21/1953. - Alcide de Gasperi, president of the council, Italy - typed carbon from Biddle, 1/16/1953 (2 copies). - G. de Juniac, minister plenipotentiary, France - TLS 1/27/1953. - John Foster Dulles - typed carbon from Biddle, 1/13/1953 (2 copies). - David Fyfe - TLS 2/2/1953, with typed carbon(s) from Biddle. - John D. Rockefeller, Jr. - Typed copy of letter to the Nobel Committee of the Norwegian Storting, dated 8/14/1952, concerning the nomination of Margaret Sanger. - August Schor, secretary general, Nobel Committee of the Norwegian Storting - ACS 1/12/1953. - Roger Makins, British Embassy, Washington - TLS 1141953. - Turgut Menemencioglu, Turkish Embassy - typed carbon from Biddle, 1/17/1953. - George C. Marshall - TLS 1/31/1953, with typed carbon(s) from Biddle. - Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, sister to the prime minister of India - TLS 2/5/1953, with typed carbon(s) from Biddle. - King Paul I of the Hellenes, Greece - typed carbon from Biddle, 1/17/1953. - Athanae G. Politis, ambassador of Greece - 2 TLS 1/28/1953, 1/31/1953, with typed carbon(s) from Biddle. - Eleanor Roosevelt - typed carbon from Biddle, 1/15/1953. - Robert Schuman - typed carbon from Biddle, 1/145/1953. - Roger Seydoux, French Embassy - typed carbon from Biddle, 1/14/1953. - Hartley Shawcross - TLS 2/3/1953, with typed carbon(s) from Biddle. - Alberto Tarchiani, Italian ambassador to U.S. - 2 TLS 1/17/1953, 2/4/1953, with typed carbon(s) from Biddle. Also includes miscellaneous carbons from Biddle to the Nobel Committee of the Norwegian Storting.

5 44 Harry S. Truman Library 1953 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Basil O'Connor, chairman of the executive committee, Harry S. Truman Library: TLS 2/13/1953. Includes printed prospectus for the library.

5 45 Harry S. Truman Memorial Bust undated DESCRIPTION: 3 b/w photographs of bust of Harry S. Truman sculpted by Alfredo Just, located in the Law Building, University of Missouri, Kansas City. Includes TLS 2/3/19? to Francis Biddle, from Joana Leschin, Just's agent.

5 46 Howard Tucker 1953 & undated DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Howard ("Tuck") Tucker: 5 ALS, with only one dated 5/16/1953.

5 47 Theodore Voorhees 1942-1959 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Theodore Voorhees: 3 TLS dated 5/19/1942, 10/14/1957 and 2/17/1959. Reference to legal files kept by the latter's firm.

5 48 Jerry Voorhis 1945 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Jerry Voorhis, congressman: 2 TLS dated 1/23/1945 and 2/2/1945. Reference to the latter's speech on patent grants and the antitrust issue.

5 49 Edward G. Campbell Voullaire 1967-68 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Edward G. Campbell Voullaire: 6 TLS dated c.1967-68. Includes TLS 10/23/1967 from Boies Penrose to Biddle introducing Voullaire. Also typed carbon 2/12/1968 from Biddle to Robert Kennedy recommending Voullaire as a potential liaison to Vietnam: "...He believes, on account of his training and experience, that he could make contacts with Vietnamese on both sides, which would prove useful..."

5 50 Robert Wagner 1962 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Robert Wagner, mayor of New York City: 2 TLS dated 4/27/1962 and 11/14/1962. Includes typed carbon from Biddle. Reference to Biddle's autobiographical works: "A Casual Past" and "In Brief Authority."

5 51 Frank Waldo 1952-54 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Frank Waldo: 9 TLS dating 1952-54. Includes book proposal by Waldo, entitled, "The Re-discovery of Man" (2 copies). Reference to travels, reading Anthony Trollope, and to the effects on his own life of McCarthyism. Also mentions, Jacques Maritain, Reinhold Niebuhr, Van Wyck Brooks, Lewis Mumford and Conrad Aiken.

5 52 Henry A. Wallace 1945-52 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Henry A. Wallace: 3 TLS dated 7/30/1945, 10/29/1952, 11/17/1952. Reference to attack on the Progressive Party by the Americans for Democratic Action (ADA).

5 53 Charles Allen Ward 1945-1958 DESCRIPTION: TLS from Charles Ward to Francis Biddle, dated 12/31/1958. Reference to Biddle's plans to write an autobiography. Includes carbons of correspondence by Francis Biddle requesting information on Charles A. Ward. Also includes carbon of a letter from Biddle to Ward; clipping of an article on Ward from "Newsweek," (7/26/1954), with reference to his position as president of the industrial company Brown and Bigelow, St. Paul, Minnesota; and a tribute to Ward (1886-1959)(printed booklet).

5 54 Herbert Wechsler 1947 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Herbert Wechsler: 2 TLS dated 3/29/1947 & 10/15/1947, recommending books to Biddle.

5 55 Herbert Wechsler 1950 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Herbert Wechsler: TLS dated 8/11/1950, 6 pages, commenting on a manuscript by Biddle (title not mentioned, but probably Biddle's book, "Fear of Freedom: A comprehensive study of the treatment of subversives in America..." 1951).

5 56 Herbert Wechsler 1953-58 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Herbert Wechsler: TLS dated 3/25/1953; ALS dated 3/2/1958.

5 57 Herbert Wechsler 1962-63 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Herbert Wechsler: TLS dated 11/26/1963. Reference to Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy.

5 58 Herbert Wechsler 1965 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Herbert Wechsler: ALS dated 11/7/1965, 2 TLS 1/24/1965, 6/1/1965. Reference to death of Wechsler's father.

5 59 Herbert Wechsler undated DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Herbert Wechsler: 12 ALS, incompletely dated.

5 60 Herbert Wechsler 1965 DESCRIPTION: Copy of TLS dated 11/16/1965 from David Bazelon to Herbert Wechsler, 10 pages. Reference to proposals by the American Law Institute (ALI) for pre-arraignment procedures and practices.

5 61 Herbert Wechsler - Address re Nuremberg December 28, 1950 DESCRIPTION: Transcript of remarks by Herbert Wechsler before a showing of the film, "Nuremberg - Its Lesson for Today," by the Association of American Law Schools, Chicago, December 28, 1950. 6 pages.

5 61.1 Herbert Wechsler: Address "Legal Scholarship & Criminal Law" November 5, 1955 DESCRIPTION: Transcript of address by Herbert Wechsler, "Legal Scholarship and Criminal Law" given to the Conference on Aims and Methods of Legal Research, University of Michigan Law School, November 5, 1955. 9 pages.

5 62 Herbert Wechsler - Dedication 1965 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from C. Barry Schaefer, editor-in-chief for "Kent Commentaries," the yearbook of the Columbia University School of Law. Reference to inviting Biddle to write a dedication to Herbert Wechsler for the 1965 yearbook. Two copies of the dedication by Biddle are included (4 pages each).

5 63 John Wheeler-Bennett 1946-62 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from John Wheeler-Bennett, British historian and representative at Nuremberg: 3 TLS, 5 ALS dating 1946 to 1962. With typed carbons from Biddle. Reference to Wheeler-Bennett's book, "The Nemesis of Power"; to Biddle's book, "In Brief Authority"; and to the Nuremberg Trial.

5 64 John Hall Wheelock 1956-65 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from John Hall Wheelock: 1 TLS dated 9/24/1956; ALS dated January 1962; ALS dated 9/15/1965. Reference to sending Biddle a copy of "The Man Who Lived Twice: the Biography of Edward Sheldon" by Eric Wollencott Barnes; Biddle's book, "In Brief Authority," and Wheelock's soon-to-be-published, "Dear Men and Women: New Poems," (Scribner's, 1966).

5 65 Mary Winslow 1914-46 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Mary Winslow: 4 ALS dated 1914-1946; 6 ALS undated. Includes 2 copies of printed obituary notices for Winslow (1888-1952).

5 66 Owen Wister 1918-67 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Owen Wister: 5 ALS dated 10/13/1918, 2/28/1921, 7/13/1923, 10/22/1923, 5/5/1925; 1 ALS undated; 2 TLS dated 11/12/1918, and 6/28/1967. Reference to a review by Biddle of (Theodore) Dreiser, Wister's travels in post-World War One Europe; and legal advice to Biddle.

5 67 Leonard Woolf 1968 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Leonard Woolf: TLS dated 4/24/1968 replying to the letter (included) from Biddle, dated 4/15/1968. Reference to Biddle's lunch with Stephen Spender; and to Leslie Stephen, Charles Eliot Morton and J.R. Lowell who were friends of Oliver Wendell Holmes.

5 68 Charles Wyzanski 1959-61 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Charles Wyzanski: 2 ALS dated 2/12/1959 and 10/11/1961. Reference to mutual friend Iris Origo and to Oliver Wendell Holmes.

5.1 1 Ione Robinson 1966 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence between artist Ione Robinson and Francis Biddle regarding her son Michael Robinson: 1 ALS.

5.1 2 Ione Robinson 1967 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence between artist Ione Robinson and Francis Biddle regarding her son Michael Robinson: 9 ALS, 7 TLS and 4 telegrams. Includes TL carbons from Francis Biddle.

5.1 3 Ione Robinson 1968 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence between artist Ione Robinson and Francis Biddle regarding her son Michael Robinson: 5 ALS, 3 TLS, 3 telegrams. Includes TL carbons from Francis Biddle.

5.1 4 Ione Robinson 1967 DESCRIPTION: Printed notice of an exhibiton of drawings by Ione Robinson at the Galeria Central de Arte, Mexico (August 3, 1967).

5.1 5 Michael Robinson 1965 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Michael Robinson to Francis Biddle.

5.1 6 Michael Robinson 1966 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Michael Robinson to Francis Biddle.

5.1 7 Michael Robinson 1967 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Michael Robinson to Francis Biddle.

5.1 8 Michael Robinson 1968 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Michael Robinson to Francis Biddle.

5.1 9 re Michael Robinson - Related Correspondence 1966 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to/from Francis Biddle regarding Michael Robinson.

5.1 10 re Michael Robinson - Financial Items 1966 DESCRIPTION: Items relating to the financial assistance of Michael Robinson, arranged by Francis Biddle, designated trustee. Includes benefactor list, cancelled checks, and bank draft receipts.

5.1 11 re Michael Robinson - Related Correspondence 1967 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to/from Francis Biddle regarding Michael Robinson. Includes correspondence to Mildred Woods Bliss; from Carley Dawson (ANS); David Ginsberg (ANS); from Count Umberto Morra (4 ALS); Alice Strong (Mrs. Corrin Strong)(ALS); and to Iris Origo. Also includes correspondence to/from Sheila Goldberg (St. Paul's American Protestant Epscopal Church, Rome); Eric Parker (Messrs. Young, Jones & Co., London); Emilio Serrao; Joan C. Werner (American High School Tutoring Section, Mexico) to Ione Robinson); and Rev. Wilbur Woodhams (St. Paul's American Protestant Episcopal Church, Rome).

5.1 12 re Michael Robinson - Doctors' Correspondence 1967 DESCRIPTION: Doctors' correspondence/reports regarding the health of Michael Robinson.

5.1 13 re Michael Robinson - Related Correspondence 1968 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to/from Francis Biddle regarding Michael Robinson. Includes correspondence to Mildred Woods Bliss; from Perry H. Culley (U.S. consul general, Paris, TLS); to David Ginsberg; from Count Umberto Morra (2 ALS); from Alice Strong (ALS). Also correspondence from Margaret Garrett (American Aid Society, Paris) and Jane Smith-Hutton (American Library, Paris).

5.1 14 re Michael Robinson - Related Correspondence 1969 DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to/from Francis Biddle regarding Michael Robinson. Includes correspondence to Count Umberto Morra and to Jane Smith-Hutton.


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