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JEAN EDWARD SMITH PAPERS
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Box: 2 Fold: 36 Correspondence to Clay (1960)
1960

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (photocopy) dated 4/20/1960 from President Dwight D. Eisenhower to Lucius Clay wishing him a happy birthday.

Box: 2 Fold: 37 Correspondence to Clay (1961)
1961

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (photocopy) dated 12/16/1961 from James F. Byrnes to Lucius Clay with reference to Clay's assignment to Berlin.

Box: 2 Fold: 38 Correspondence to Clay (1962)
1962

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (photocopy) dated 8/17/1962 from James F. Byrnes to Lucius Clay in reference to an invitation to a dinner given by the Spartanburg (South Carolina) County Foundation.

Box: 2 Fold: 39 Correspondence to Clay (1963)
1963

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (photocopy) dated 2/26/1963 from James F. Byrnes to Lucius Clay , mostly personal. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 3/23/1963 from indicating that Byrnes is unable to attend a dinner in the honor of Clay.

Box: 2 Fold: 40 Correspondence to Clay (1964)
3/17/1964 - 3/18/1964

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (photocopy) dated 3/17/1964 from Frank B. Gary, President of the South Carolina Bar Association, to Lucius Clay inviting him to speak to the association. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 3/18/1964 from James F. Byrnes to Clay regarding Gray's invitation.

Box: 2 Fold: 41 Correspondence to Clay (1965)
1965

DESCRIPTION: 2 TL (photocopies) dated 3/9/1965 and 9/15/1965 from James F. Byrnes to Lucius Clay with references to the "Byrnes Scholars," the Byrnes Foundation, and personal matters.

Box: 2 Fold: 42 Correspondence to Clay (1967)
1967

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (photocopy and enclosures) dated 5/2/1967 from Robert R. Mallard, President of the Byrnes Scholars, to Lucius Clay regarding Clay's acceptance of an offer to deliver a speech. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 6/12/1967 from James F. Byrnes to Lucius Clay in reference to Clay's speech to the Byrnes Scholars. 1 TLS (and enclosures) dated 9/25/1967 from G. R. Clay to Lucius Clay regarding the Clay Family Association. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 10/30/1967 from Byrnes to Lucius Clay in reference to a question posed by Herbert Feis about U.S. relations with the Soviet Union between December 1946 and the spring of 1947.

Box: 2 Fold: 43 Correspondence to Clay (1971)
1971

DESCRIPTION: 3 TLS (and enclosures) dated 8/20/1971, 9/7/1971, and 10/6/1971 from Louise Frix to Lucius Clay regarding Clay family genealogical material.

Box: 2 Fold: 44 Correspondence to Clay (1973)
1973

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (photocopy) dated 8/14/1973 from Francis J. Heppner, Assistant Chief of the Modern Military Branch of the Military Archives Division of the National Archives and Records Service, to Lucius Clay in reference to the declassification of Clay's papers for use by Jean Edward Smith.

Box: 2 Fold: 45 Correspondence to Clay (undated)
1960? - 1973?

DESCRIPTION: Undated correspondence (photocopies) to Lucius Clay. Includes 2 TL from James F. Byrnes and Clay genealogical material.

Box: 2 Fold: 46 Adams, Sherman
5/5/1971 - 5/10/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 5/5/1971 from Sherman Adams, Governor of New Hampshire, to Jean Edward Smith indicating that an interview with Adams might not provide much insight into the life of Lucius Clay. 1 TL (carbon) dated 5/10/1971 from Smith to Adams requesting an interview.

Box: 2 Fold: 47 Aurand, Henry S.
7/11/1971 - 7/14/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 7/11/1971 from Henry S. Aurand to Jean Edward Smith regarding Smith's interview of Aurand, with references to Aurand's service with Clay. Also, 1 TL (carbon) dated 7/14/1971 from Smith to Aurand about the interview.

Box: 2 Fold: 48 Bechtel, Stephen D.
5/10/1971 - 5/25/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 5/10/1971 from S. D. Bechtel to Jean Edward Smith regarding Smith's desire to interview Bechtel. 1 TL (carbon) dated 5/15/1971 from Smith to Bechtel indicating that he will send a list of questions in the mail. 1 TLS dated 5/25/1971 from Bechtel to Smith regarding interview questions.

Box: 2 Fold: 49 Bliss, Ray C.
6/10/1971 - 7/15/1971

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLS dated 6/10/1971 and 7/15/1971 from Ray C. Bliss, of the Republican National Committee, to Jean Edward Smith in reference to Smith's request to interview Bliss. 1 TL (carbon) dated 6/28/1971 from Smith to Bliss.

Box: 2 Fold: 50 Bohlen, Charles E.
7/13/1971 - 7/19/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 7/13/1971 from Charles E. Bohlen to Jean Edward Smith regarding Smith's desire to interview Bohlen about Lucius Clay's career. 1 TL (carbon) dated 7/19/1971 from Smith to Bohlen thanking him for his letter.

Box: 2 Fold: 51 Bowers, Verne L.
7/26/1971 - 6/27/1972

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 7/26/1971 from Verne L. Bowers to Jean Edward Smith noting that Smith's application requesting access to Lucius Clay's papers has been initiated. 1 TL dated 8/27/1971 from Bowers to Smith granting Smith access to Clay's papers. 1 TL (carbon) dated 6/27/1972 from Smith to Bowers requesting a one-year extension on his access to the Clay papers.

Box: 2 Fold: 52 Bowie, Robert R.
5/6/1971 - 5/10/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 5/6/1971 from Robert R. Bowie, Director of Harvard University Center for International Affairs, to Jean Edward Smith regarding an interview. 1 TL (carbon) dated 5/10/1971 from Smith to Bowie in reply.

Box: 2 Fold: 53 Bush, Vannevar
5/2/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 5/2/1971 from Vannevar Bush to Jean Edward Smith agreeing to be interviewed by Smith.

Box: 2 Fold: 54 Cabot, Paul C.
5/3/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 5/3/1971 from Paul C. Cabot, of State Street Research & Management Company, Boston, Massachusetts, to Jean Edward Smith agreeing to be interviewed by Smith.

Box: 2 Fold: 55 Casey, Hugh J.
11/28/1967 - 12/27/1969

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 11/28/1969 from Hugh J. Casey to Jean Edward Smith agreeing to be interviewed by Smith. Also, 3 TL (carbons) dated 11/24/1969, 12/3/1969, and 12/27/1969 in reference to the interview.

Box: 2 Fold: 56 Catudal, Honore M., Jr.
7/1/1971 - 7/21/1971

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLS dated 7/1/1971 and 7/21/1971 from Honore M. Catudal, Jr. to Jean Edward Smith with references to Smith's book "The Defense of Berlin," and Catudal's book "Steinstucken: A Study in Cold War Politics." 1 TL (carbon) dated 7/19/1971 from Smith to Catudal in reference to Catudal's book. Includes 1 xerox copy of an "Atlantic Standard" review of "Steinstucken: A Study in Cold War Politics."

Box: 2 Fold: 57 Corner, George W.
5/21/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 5/21/1971 from George W. Corner, Executive Officer of the American Philosophical Society, to Jean Edward Smith regarding a grant from the Society.

Box: 2 Fold: 58 Dewey, Thomas E., Jr.
6/4/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 6/4/1971 from Thomas E. Dewey, Jr. to Jean Edward Smith indicating that there was no mention of Clay in a manuscript written by Thomas Dewey, Sr.

Box: 2 Fold: 59 Etzold, Thomas H.
5/15/1975

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 5/15/1975 from Thomas H. Etzold, professor in the Department of Strategy at the Naval War College, to Jean Edward Smith regarding his review of Smith's book "The Papers of General Lucius D. Clay: Germany 1945-1949."

Box: 2 Fold: 60 Fahy, Charles
6/28/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 6/28/1971 from Charles Fahy, Senior Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, to Jean Edward Smith agreeing to be interviewed by Smith.

Box: 2 Fold: 61 Friedrich, C. J.
1/8/1975

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 1/8/1975 from C. J. Friedrich, Eaton Professor of the Science of Government at Harvard University, to Jean Edward Smith regarding a review.

Box: 2 Fold: 62 Groves, Richard H.
4/30/1971 - 7/13/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (carbon) dated 7/13/1971 from Brigadier General Richard H. Groves, Deputy Director of Civil Works for the United States Army, to Jean Edward Smith. Includes 1 TM transcript of remarks made by Lucius Clay at an engineer dinner on April 30, 1971.

Box: 2 Fold: 63 Harmon, Ernest N.
5/4/1971 - 5/20/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 5/4/1971 from Major General Ernest N. Harmon to Jean Edward Smith regarding an interview. 1 TL (carbon) dated 5/20/1971 from Smith to Harmon regarding interview.

Box: 2 Fold: 64 Katz, Milton
5/3/1971 - 5/10/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 5/3/1971 from Milton Katz to Jean Edward Smith agreeing to be interviewed. 1 TL (carbon) dated 5/10/1971 from Smith to Katz proposing a date for the interview.

Box: 2 Fold: 65 Katzenbach, Nicholas deB.
7/9/1971 - 7/19/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 7/15/1971 from Nicholas deB. Katzenbach to Jean Edward Smith indicating that Lucius Clay, co-chairman of the group formed to affect the release of the Bay of Pigs prisoners, was selected for that role by Attorney General Robert Kennedy because of his connections in the business world. Includes reference to Louis F. Oberdorfer. Also, 1 TL (carbon) dated 7/9/1971 from Smith to Katzenbach asking why Attorney General Kennedy chose Clay to lead the effort to release the prisoners. 1 TL (carbon) dated 7/19/1971 from Smith to Katzenbach thanking him for his reply of 7/15/1971.

Box: 2 Fold: 66 Kleindienst, Richard G.
6/29/1971 - 7/1971?

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated TLS (and 1 carbon copy) from Richard G. Kleindienst, Deputy Attorney General, to Jean Edward Smith indicating that the Justice Department's files failed to turn up answers to Smith's questions about General Clay's role in the effort to raise money to gain the release of the Bay of Pigs prisoners. 1 TL (carbon) dated 6/29/1971 from Smith to Attorney General John Mitchell asking if the Justice Department has any files on the effort to raise the ransom. Includes reference to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.

Box: 2 Fold: 67 Kuznets, Simon
7/12/1971 - 7/19/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 7/12/1971 from Simon Kuznets, of Harvard University Department of Economics, to Jean Edward Smith expressing willingness to be interviewed about his work with Lucius Clay. 1 TL (carbon) dated 7/19/1971 from Smith to Kuznets stating that an interview no longer seemed necessary.

Box: 2 Fold: 68 Lassner, Franz G.
5/6/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 5/6/1971 from Franz G. Lassner to Jean Edward Smith stating that the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace did not possess any archival material on Lucius Clay.

Box: 2 Fold: 69 LeMay, Curtis E.
1972

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated ALS from Curtis E. LeMay to Jean Edward Smith agreeing to be interviewed about his service with Lucius Clay. 1 ALS (w/ envelope) postmarked 4/17/1972 from LeMay to Smith regarding an interview.

Box: 2 Fold: 70 Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr.
5/10/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 5/10/1971 from Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. to Jean Edward Smith expressing his willingness to be interviewed regarding his contact with Lucius Clay.

Box: 2 Fold: 71 McLean, Donald H., Jr.
5/10/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 5/10/1971 from Donald H. McLean, Jr., President of the Lahey Clinic Foundation, Boston, to Jean Edward Smith agreeing to talk about with Smith about Lucius Clay.

Box: 2 Fold: 72 McNeel, Morgan
12/1/1969 - 8/3/1970

DESCRIPTION: 3 TLS dated 12/1/1969, 12/30/1969, and 8/3/1970 from Morgan McNeel to Jean Edward Smith trying to set up an interview with Smith about McNeel's friendship with Lucius Clay. 3 TL (carbons) dated 11/25/1969, 12/8/1969, and 12/27/1969 from Smith to McNeel about the interview.

Box: 2 Fold: 73 Mudie, Herbert C.
1/8/1970

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 1/8/1970 from Herbert C. Mudie, Admissions Officer at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, to Jean Edward Smith indicating that Lucius Clay probably attended the Army/Navy Preparatory School in Washington, D.C. in 1914 and confirming that Clay entered West Point in 1915.

Box: 2 Fold: 74 Phleger, Hermon
5/5/1971 - 5/24/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 5/5/1971 from Herman Phleger to Jean Edward Smith regarding an interview in connection with Smith's biography of Lucius Clay. 1 TL (carbon) dated 5/18/1971 from Smith to Phleger about the interview. 1 TLS dated 5/24/1971 from Phleger to Smith agreeing to be interviewed.

Box: 2 Fold: 75 Raymond, John M.
5/15/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 5/15/1971 from John M. Raymond to Jean Edward Smith agreeing to be interviewed by Smith about Lucius Clay.

Box: 2 Fold: 76 Riley, Stephen T.
6/10/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 6/10/1971 from Stephen T. Riley, Director of the Massachusetts Historical Society, to Jean Edward Smith informing him that the Henry Cabot Lodge Papers are open to the public.

Box: 2 Fold: 77 Rockwell, Alvin J.
5/17/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 5/17/1971 from Alvin J. Rockwell to Jean Edward Smith agreeing to meet with Smith to discuss the life of Lucius Clay.

Box: 2 Fold: 78 Rodriguez, Filemon C.
7/29/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 7/29/1971 from Filemon C. Rodriguez, of Filoil Refinery Corporation in Manila, Philippines, regarding files pertaining to Lucius Clay.

Box: 2 Fold: 79 Rumsfeld, Donald
1/17/1975

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 1/17/1975 from Donald Rumsfeld, Assistant to President Gerald Ford, to Jean Edward Smith thanking Clay for sending him the two volumes of edited Lucius Clay's papers.

Box: 2 Fold: 80 Skinner, Sherrod E.
1971?

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated ALS from Sherrod E. Skinner to Jean Edward Smith regarding the date for Smith's interview of Skinner.

Box: 2 Fold: 81 Stennis, John C.
12/16/1974

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 12/16/1974 from John C. Stennis, U.S. Senator from Mississippi, to Jean Edward Smith thanking him for sending him a complimentary copy of "The Papers of General Lucius D. Clay: Germany 1945-1949."

Box: 2 Fold: 82 Styer, D. W.
5/6/1971 - 5/18/1971

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 5/6/1971 from Lieutenant General D. W. Styer to Jean Edward Smith agreeing to be interviewed. 1 TL (carbon) dated 5/18/1971 from Smith to Styer thanking him.

Box: 2 Fold: 83 Trammell, Niles
12/15/1969

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 12/15/1969 from Niles Trammell to Jean Edward Smith agreeing to be interviewed.

Box: 2 Fold: 84 Ward, Charles S.
12/8/1970

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (w/ envelope) dated 12/8/1970 from Charles S. Ward to Jean Edward Smith with references to his service with Lucius Clay in the B. Co. 11th Engineers and Clay's reputation in Panama.

Box: 2 Fold: 85 Correspondence to Smith (1969)
1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1969 to Jean Edward Smith regarding his research for his biography of Lucius Clay. 1 ALS and 1 TLS to Smith and 6 TL (carbons) from Smith. Topics include Clay's life in Marietta, Georgia.

Box: 2 Fold: 86 Correspondence to Smith (1970)
1970

DESCRIPTION: 4 TLS dated 1970 to Jean Edward Smith pertaining to his biography of Lucius Clay. 2 letters regarding verification of age or birth date as shown on school records for Lucius Clay at Force public school in Washington, D.C. 2 letters from the MacArthur Memorial Bureau of Archives in reference to correspondence between Lucius D. Clay and Douglas MacArthur.

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