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THE CLARENCE J. MCINTOSH PAPERS
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Correspondence 1942: C. J. McIntosh to Family
Nov. 29, 1942

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 3 pages/3 sheets. Reference to CJM's arrival at Jidda, with description of the American Legation.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Correspondence 1942: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Dec. 10-13, 1942

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 5 pages/5 sheets. The letter was written over a four-day period, with the dates indicated in the text. Reference to the arrival of Ibn Saud, King of Saudi Arabia, in Jidda, with description of entourage.



Box: 1 Fold: 3 Correspondence 1942: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Dec. 20, 1942

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 3 pages/3 sheets. Reference to the visit of the American Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary to Cairo, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia, Alexander C. Kirk, to Jidda and a description of an Arab feast given by King Ibn Saud.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Jan. 10-11, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 3 pages/3 sheets w/ 1 page attachment. (Attachment is dated 1/11/1942.) Description of a pilgrim boat that transports Muslims on their pilgimage to Mecca.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Jan. 17-24, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 4 pages/4 sheets with 2 page attachment. This letter was written over a seven-day period. The dates are indicated in the text. Description of the city of Jidda is included in this letter: "Jidda is a walled city with approximately 15,000 inhabitants. . . The houses are built of coral or adobe and constructed very high and very close together."

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Feb. 5, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 3 pages/3 sheets with 1 page supplement. Reference to the popularity of the automobile in Saudi Arabia.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Feb. 14-22, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 7 pages/7 sheets. The letter was written over a nine-day period. The dates are indicated in the text. Reference to the Saudi punishment for theft.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
March 7, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 3 pages/s sheets with 8 page MSS by Clarence J. McIntosh. [Note there is a break in sequence in the letter numbers assigned by CJM. Letter no. 8 is missing.] The manuscript "In the Line of Duty (or) An Arabian Adventure," details the trip made by CJM to a gold mine operated by the Saudi Arabian Mining Syndicate in Mahad Dahab.



Box: 1 Fold: 9 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
March 20-21, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 5 pages/5 sheets. The letter was written over a two-day period. The dates are indicated in the text. Reference to an evening road trip when the American Legation's car got stuck in the mud.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
March 21, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 5 pages/5 sheets with one page diagram. [Folder contains 2 copies of this letter.] Instructions on how to prepare CJM's automobile for shipment over to Jidda.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
April 5, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 3 pages/3 sheets. Reference to a picnic hosted by King Ibn Saud's personal adviser, Yusuf Yassin, for the diplomatic corps in Jidda.



Box: 1 Fold: 12 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
April 18-19, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 3 pages/3 sheets. The letter was written over a two-day period. The dates are indicated in the text. Reference to a biography CJM had been reading on King Ibn Saud: "His entire life has been one war after another. One time he captured the city of Riyadh with only 6 men, killing the Governor and goodness knows how many others."



Box: 1 Fold: 13 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
May 3, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 3 pages/3 sheets. Reference to a mountain climbing trip taken by the staffs of the American and British Legations of Jidda.

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
May 9, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 2 pages/2 sheets. Reference to being assisted by the staff of the British Legation after being stranded on the road outside of Jidda, as well as to the arrival of James S. Moose, Jr., the American Resident Minister to Jidda.



Box: 1 Fold: 15 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
May 16, 1943

DESCRIPTION:

Contains TLS, 2 pages/2 sheets. Reference to King Ibn Saud's gift of four gazelles to the American Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary to Cairo, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia, Alexander C. Kirk.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
May 29, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 3 pages/3 sheets. [Note there is a break in sequence of the letters. Two preceding letters that are referred to in the text are missing.] Reference to the daily operations at the American Legation in Jidda.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
June 11, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 3 pages/3 sheets. Description of the city of Jidda: Jidda is a walled city with approximately 15,000 inhabitants. . . The houses are built of coral or adobe and constructed very high and very close together."



Box: 1 Fold: 18 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
June 27, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 3 pages/3 sheets. Reference to the beggers found in Jidda: "Here, begging is an honorable profession and is passed from father to son. . . All day long they sit in a shaded corner, or sleep on the ledges or front porches . . . Then at noon and against the sunset they stir and begin to move about the city shouting at the top of their voices 'God is merciful' until their hunger is satisfied from handouts."

Box: 1 Fold: 19 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
July 8, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 2 pages/1 sheet. Reference to the resignation of the American Legation's interpreter.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
July 10, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 3 pages/3 sheets. Reference to the issue of "Life" magazine devoted to the Saudi royal family.

Box: 1 Fold: 21 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
July 15, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 1 page/1 sheet. Reference to personal matters.

Box: 1 Fold: 22 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
July 25, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 1 page/1 sheet. [Notes there is a break in sequence in the letter numbers assigned by CJM. Letters 22-25 are missing.] Reference to going boating with the staff from the British Legation.

Box: 1 Fold: 23 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
July 25, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 1 page/1 sheet. Reference to attendance at a dinner hosted by the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs.



Box: 1 Fold: 24 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Aug. 8, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 5 pages/5 sheets. Reference to a Saudi wedding celebration.



Box: 1 Fold: 25 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Aug. 21, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 2 pages/2 sheets. Reference to a Saudi wedding celebration.



Box: 1 Fold: 26 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Sept. 9, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 6 pages/6 sheets. Reference to the staff at the American Legation at Jidda, as well as a description of the Muslim observance of Ramadan.



Box: 1 Fold: 27 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Sept. 18, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 3 pages/3 sheets. Reference to personal matters.



Box: 1 Fold: 28 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Sept. 25, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 2 pages/2 sheets. Reference to the official visit of the Saudi royal family to the U.S.



Box: 1 Fold: 29 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Oct. 3, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 3 pages/3 sheets. Reference to the celebrations marking the end of Muslim observance of Ramadan.



Box: 1 Fold: 30 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Oct. 13-17, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 3 pages/3 sheets. This letter was written over a five-day period. The dates are indicated in the text. Reference to personal matters.

Box: 1 Fold: 31 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Oct. 25-31, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 5 pages/5 sheets. This letter was written over a six-day period. The dates are indicated in the text. Reference to the arrival of King Idn Saud in Jidda for a twenty-day stay.

Box: 1 Fold: 32 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Nov. 11, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 3 pages/3 sheets with attachment 3 pages/2 sheets. Reference to the arrival of CJM's automobile in Jidda and a recounting of the America Legation's staff socializing with the staff from the British Legation.

Box: 1 Fold: 33 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Nov. 21-25, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 5 pages/5 sheets with attachment 2 pages/2 sheets. This letter was written over a five-day period. The dates are indicated in the text. Reference to the arrival of Muslims making their pilgrimage to Mecca.



Box: 1 Fold: 34 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Dec. 5-9, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 3 pages/3 sheets with attachment, 2 pages/1 sheet, "Travels in Arabia" by J. L. Burckhardt (c. 1814). This letter was written over a five-day period. The dates are indicated in the text. Reference to Thanksgiving day celebrations among the staff of the American Legation and the American employees of CASOC and SAMS.



Box: 1 Fold: 35 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Dec. 16, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 4 pages/4 sheets. Reference to the arrival of U.S. Army Commander in the Middle East Maj. Gen. Royce and his entourage in Jidda.



Box: 1 Fold: 36 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Dec. 23, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 3 pages/3 sheets. Reference to the return of the Saudi royal family from their recent visit to the U.S. and accompanyig celebrations.

Box: 1 Fold: 37 Correspondence 1943: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Dec. 31, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 3 pages/3 sheets. Reference to the observance of Christmas among the staffs of the American and British Legations and among the American employees of CASOC.



Box: 2 Fold: 1 Correspondence 1944: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Jan. 7, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS 1 page/1 sheet. Reference to staffing problems at the Jidda office. CJM has just been informed that his replacement as clerk resigned to join the armed services, and Harry Shullaw, the Vice-Consul for the American Legation, will have to wait another six months before he can leave for his new post.



Box: 2 Fold: 2 Correspondence 1944: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Jan. 13, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 3 pages/3 sheets. Reference to the growing U.S. interest in Saudi Arabia: "This country has certainly come to the fore, . . . According to "Time" magazine . . ., Arabia may become the greatest oil producing country in the world, . . ."

Box: 2 Fold: 3 Correspondence 1944: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Jan. 1, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 1 page/1 sheet. Reference to the article being written on James S. Moose, Jr., American Resident Minister at Jidda, for "Look" magazine.



Box: 2 Fold: 4 Correspondence 1944: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Jan. 1, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 4 pages/4 sheets. Reference to personal matters, i.e., grocery needs, newspaper subscriptions, banking transactions.

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Correspondence 1944: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Feb. 10, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 2 pages/2 sheets. Reference to Ambassador Moose's success in having the State Department appoint a second clerk to assist at the American Legation in Jidda.

Box: 2 Fold: 6 Correspondence 1944: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Feb. 12-17, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 3 pages/3 sheets. This letter was written over a six-day period. The dates are indicated in the text. Reference to viewing a movie reel that recorded the travels of Prince Faisal to the U.S. in the fall of 1943 with the Prince in attendance.



Box: 2 Fold: 7 Correspondence 1944: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
Feb. 22, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 4 pages/4 sheets. The content of the letter addresses family matters, including a separate note addressed to CJM's grandmother regarding the recent death of his grandfather.



Box: 2 Fold: 8 Correspondence 1944: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
March 1-2, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 2 pages/2 sheets. Reference to the recent name change of CASOC to Arabian-American Oil Co. (ARAMCO).



Box: 2 Fold: 9 Correspondence 1944: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
March 10, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 2 pages/2 sheets. Reference to the visit of a number of armed services personnel to Jidda.

Box: 2 Fold: 10 Correspondence 1944: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
March 16, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 2 pages/2 sheets. Reference to CJM's difficulty in renewing his passport.

Box: 2 Fold: 11 Correspondence 1944: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
March 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 1 page/1 sheet. Reference of the recent acquisitions for his stamp collection.

Box: 2 Fold: 12 Correspondence 1944: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
March 31, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 1 page/1 sheet. Reference to the anticipated arrival of John Coffey, the new clerk assigned by the U.S. State Department to the AMerican Legation at Jidda.

Box: 2 Fold: 13 Correspondence 1944: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
April 3-6, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL, 5 pages/5 sheets. This letter was written over four-day period. The dates are indicated in the text. Reference to the arrival of an inspector from the U.S State Department at the American Legation at Jidda.

Box: 2 Fold: 14 Correspondence 1944: C. J. McIntosh to McIntosh Family
April 13, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, 2 pages/2 sheets. Reference to the arrival of John Coffey at Jidda and the report issued by the inspector sent by the U.S State Department to evaluate the operations at the American Legation there.

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