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Box: 1 Fold: 52 Correspondence from Clay (1953)
1953

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 1/9/1953 from Lucius Clay to James F. Byrnes, Governor of South Carolina, with references to James Haggerty and Dwight D. Eisenhower, and 1 brief TLS (photocopy) dated 8/26/1953 from Clay to Byrnes. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 5/29/1953 from President Dwight D. Eisenhower to Clay congratulating him on his election to the Board of Metropolitan Life, and 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 6/4/1953 from Clay to Robert L. Schulz thanking Eisenhower for congratulating him.

Box: 1 Fold: 53 Correspondence from Clay (1954)
1954

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 1/12/1954 from Lucius Clay to James F. Byrnes, Governor of South Carolina, with reference to Bob McIlvane and making Byrnes' correspondence available for posterity. 1 brief TLS (photocopy) dated 8/9/1954 from Clay to Byrnes.

Box: 1 Fold: 54 Correspondence from Clay (1958)
1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (photocopies) from Lucius Clay to James F. Byrnes: 6 TLS dated 2/3/1958, 4/8/1958, 4/14/1958, 9/12/1958, 9/17/1958, and 10/27/1958 and 1 ALS dated 5/29/1958. The letters are mostly personal. Reference is made to Byrnes' book "All in One Lifetime." Correspondence (photocopies) from Clay to Dwight D. Eisenhower: 1 TLS dated 4/11/1958 mostly personal. Also, 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 4/1/1958 from Eisenhower to Clay mostly personal.

Box: 1 Fold: 55 Correspondence from Clay (1959)
1959

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (photocopy) dated 4/20/1959 from President Dwight D. Eisenhower to Lucius Clay wishing him a happy birthday, and 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 4/30/1959 from Clay to Eisenhower expressing thanks in response. 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 7/2/1959 from Eisenhower to Clay expressing remorse over the crash of a Continental Can Company plane, and 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 7/8/1959 from Clay to Eisenhower in response. Also, 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 9/29/1959 from Clay to James F. Byrnes, regarding a visit to Berlin, with reference to Willy Brandt.

Box: 1 Fold: 56 Correspondence from Clay (1963)
1963

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 3/6/1963 from Lucius Clay to James F. Byrnes, mostly personal.

Box: 1 Fold: 57 Correspondence from Clay (1965)
1965

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLS (photocopies) dated 3/12/1965 and 9/13/1965 from Lucius Clay to James F. Byrnes, mostly personal. 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 3/1/1965 from Clay to E. E. Andrishok, President of the Byrnes Scholars, in regard to the James F. Byrnes Foundation.

Box: 1 Fold: 58 Correspondence from Clay (1966)
1966

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 6/1/1966 from Marie E. Johnson, secretary of Lucius Clay, to James F. Byrnes. 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 8/19/1966 from Clay, Chairman of the Republican National Finance Committee, to V. W. Schilawske regarding the upcoming 1966 elections.

Box: 1 Fold: 59 Correspondence from Clay (1967)
1967

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 4/12/1967 from Lucius Clay to James F. Byrnes, mostly personal. 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 6/14/1967 from Clay to Byrnes enclosing 1 TM (photocopy) speech delivered by Clay on 6/10/1967 at the Byrnes' Scholars Luncheon honoring Byrnes and his wife in Columbia, South Carolina.

Box: 1 Fold: 60 Correspondence from Clay (1968)
1968

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLS (photocopies) dated 8/26/1968 and 9/17/1968 from Lucius Clay to James F. Byrnes regarding Clay's fiftieth wedding anniversary.

Box: 1 Fold: 61 Correspondence from Clay (1969)
1969

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 3/12/1969 from Russell P. Reeder, Jr. to Lucius Clay inquiring why Clay chose to attend West Point and asking about Clay's childhood, and 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 3/14/1969 in reply from Clay to Reeder explaining why he chose to attend West Point and describing his childhood. 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 4/8/1969 from Reeder to Clay asking for details about Clay's role in the Berlin airlift, and 1 TLS (photocopy) in reply from Clay to Reeder answering Reeder's questions about the Berlin airlift. Also, 8 copies of a TLS (photocopy) from Clay to the Department of the Army asking that Jean Edward Smith be given permission to view personal files on Clay.

Box: 1 Fold: 62 Correspondence from Clay (1971)
1971

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (photocopies) dated 1971 to and from Lucius Clay. Topics covered include genealogical material on Clay and access to Clay's papers.

Box: 1 Fold: 63 Correspondence from Clay (undated)
1940? - 1971?

DESCRIPTION: Undated correspondence from Lucius Clay. Includes 1 TEL (photocopy) from Clay to Colonel Robert P. Schulz in reference to a ground breaking ceremony in Abeline, Kansas, 1 ALS (photocopy) from Clay to Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1 ALS (photocopy) from Clay to James F. Byrnes, and 1 TEL (photocopy) regarding ransom money for the Bay of Pigs prisoners with reference to Fidel Castro.

Box: 1 Fold: 64 Clay Corresp. re- Bricker Amendment
1/23/1954 - 7/2/1957

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (photocopies) regarding the Bricker Amendment. Clay opposed the Bricker Amendment, which was proposed by Ohio Representative John W. Bricker but failed to win passage.

Box: 1 Fold: 65 Clay Corresp. re- Denison (Red River) Dam
7/29/1939 - 5/2/1941

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (photocopies) dated 1939-1941 regarding the Denison (Red River) Dam project.

Box: 1 Fold: 66 Clay Corresp. re- Highways
2/19/1954 - 10/24/1955

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (photocopies) dated 1954-55 regarding highways. Correspondents include Lucius Clay, White House officials, Sherman Adams, Utah Governor J. Bracken Lee, and U.S. Representative J. Harry McGregor.

Box: 2 Fold: 1 Adenauer, Konrad
5/5/1955

DESCRIPTION: 1 TEL dated 5/5/1955 from Konrad Adenauer, chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, to Lucius Clay thanking him for preserving the freedom of Berlin.

Box: 2 Fold: 2 Baldwin, Raymond E.
11/20/1943

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 11/20/1943 from Connecticut Governor Raymond E. Baldwin to Lucius Clay in reference to a speech Clay delivered at the Second New England War Conference.

Box: 2 Fold: 3 Bowers, Verne L.
10/11/1972

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL dated 10/11/1972 from Verne L. Bowers, Major General United States Army, to Lucius Clay regarding the declassification of Clay's papers.

Box: 2 Fold: 4 Bradley, Omar
6/15/1949

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS (w/ envelope) dated 6/15/1949 from Omar N. Bradley, chief of staff of the United States Army, to Lucius Clay paying tribute upon Clay's retirement.

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Byrnes, James F.
12/4/1944 - 2/4/1945

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 12/4/1944 from James F. Byrnes, Director of the Office of War Mobilization, to Lucius Clay appointing Clay as Deputy Director of the Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion. 1 ALS dated 1/2/1945 from Byrnes to Clay thanking him. 1 TLS dated 1/22/1945 from Byrnes to Clay authorizing Clay to serve as Acting Director of the Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion in Byrnes' absence. 1 ALS dated 2/4/1945 from Byrnes to Clay asking Clay to advise him on matters while Byrnes attended Yalta Conference from 2/4/1945 to 2/11/1945.

Box: 2 Fold: 6 Gray, Gordon
9/26/1949 - 1/11/1950

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS (facsimile) dated 9/26/1949 from Harry S. Truman to Louis A. Johnson, Secretary of Defense, thanking him for his work in the creation of the Federal Republic of Germany, including a reference to Lucius Clay. 1 TLS (and an accompanying carbon) dated 10/31/1949 from Gordon Gray, Secretary of the Army, to Clay expressing appreciation for Clay's service.

Box: 2 Fold: 7 Harry Hopkins
3/28/1944

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 3/28/1944 from Harry Hopkins to Lucius Clay, mostly personal.

Box: 2 Fold: 8 Lubin, Isador
4/6/1945 - 9/18/1945

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (photocopies) from Isador Lubin to Lucius Clay. References include Richard B. Scandrett, Louis Douglas, Ambassador Edwin W. Pauley, and Dean Acheson.

Box: 2 Fold: 9 Lynch, Robert E.
11/26/1969 - 12/9/1969

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (photocopy) dated 11/26/1969 from Robert E. Lynch, the Adjutant General of the Department of the Army, to Lucius Clay regarding the release of Clay's efficiency reports. Also, 1 TL (carbon) from Jean Edward Smith to Lynch in reference to the reports.

Box: 2 Fold: 10 MacArthur, Douglas
7/19/1938 - 7/18/1944

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 7/19/1938 from General Douglas MacArthur, Military Adviser to the Commonwealth of the Philippines, to Captain Lucius Clay thanking Clay for his work on the plans to develop water power in the Philippines and train the Engineer Corps of the Philippine Army. Reference to Philippine President Manuel Quezon. Also, 1 wartime TLS (1 original and 1 photocopy) dated 7/18/1944 from MacArthur to Clay thanking him for obtaining a new Cadillac for MacArthur.

Box: 2 Fold: 11 Rayburn, Sam
1/25/1949

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 1/25/1949 from Sam Rayburn, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, to Lucius Clay complimenting him on his work in Berlin.

Box: 2 Fold: 12 Searls, Fred, Jr.
4/9/1949

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 4/9/1949 from Fred Searls, Jr. to Lucius Clay congratulating Clay on his role in the creation of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Box: 2 Fold: 13 Tompkins, L. D.
7/26/1944

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 7/26/1944 from L. D. Tompkins, of the Office of Rubber Director of the war Production Board, to Lucius Clay commending him on his role in the production of rubber during World War II.

Box: 2 Fold: 14 Voorhees, Tracy S.
5/18/1949

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 5/18/1949 from Tracy S. Voorhees to Lucius Clay stating he felt honored to have seen Clay.

Box: 2 Fold: 15 Wilkinson, Lawrence
5/14/1949?

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 5/14 from Lawrence Wilkinson, Economics Adviser of the Office of Military Government of the United States for Germany (OMGUS) to Lucius Clay honoring him on his retirement from the army.

Box: 2 Fold: 16 Williams, Dion
4/8/1924

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL dated 4/8/1924 from Dion Williams Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army regarding appreciation for pontoon bridge and filtration plant operations during Winter Maneuvers of 1924 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Includes references to Lucius Clay.

Box: 2 Fold: 17 Wormser, Felix Edgar
6/18/1945

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 6/18/1945 from Felix Edgar Wormser, consulting mining engineer, New York, New York, to Marjorie Clay in reference to a radio broadcast about her husband Lucius Clay. Includes enclosure of 1 TM radio transcript of the broadcast, "The Name You Will Remember: Major General Lucius D. Clay," a broadcast by William Lang on Radio Station WHN on Tuesday, June 5, 1945. Discussion of Clay's appointment as administrator of civil affairs in the American occupied zone of Germany.

Box: 2 Fold: 18 Others to Clay
9/30/1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 9/30/1940 from W. L. Peterson, President of the State National Bank of Denison (Texas), to Lucius Clay regarding Clay's transfer to Washington.

Box: 2 Fold: 18.5 1942
6/5/1942 - 7/27/1942

DESCRIPTION: 1 typed memo (photocopy) dated 6/5/1942 from Lucius D. Clay to the Chief of Engineers regarding a gasoline pipe line for Bolero. 1 typed memo (photocopy) dated 7/23/1942 from Clay to the Chief of Staff regarding the final report of General Henry Aurand with respect to Lend-Lease. 1 typed memo (photocopy) dated 7/27/1942 from Brehon Somervell to Lucius D. Clay regarding General Aurand's final report of 7/23.

Box: 2 Fold: 19 Correspondence to Clay (1943)
10/7/1943

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (photocopy) dated 10/7/1943 from Brigadier General Hugh J. Casey, Chief Engineer of the Southwest Pacific Area, to Lucius Clay regarding Clay's recent visit to that theater.

Box: 2 Fold: 20 Correspondence to Clay (1944)
1944

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS memo (photocopy) dated 3/22/1944 from Brehon Somervell to Lucius Clay regarding war production. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 6/16/1944 from Secretary of War to U.S. Representative Carter Manasco, Chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments, regarding contracting prices. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 8/15/1944 from Dwight D. Eisenhower to Marjorie Clay, mostly personal.

Box: 2 Fold: 21 Correspondence to Clay (1945)
1945

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (photocopy) dated 10/3/1945 from Cassie Connor to Lucius Clay in reference to a piece of property.

Box: 2 Fold: 22 Correspondence to Clay (1946)
1946

DESCRIPTION: 7 TL (photocopies) dated 1946 from James F. Byrnes, U.S. Secretary of State, to Lucius Clay. References include Sherman Minton, Robert Patterson, German war prisoners, prisoners of war in France and Belgium, and Joe Alsop. 1 ALS dated 1/28/1946 from the First Aide to the Director of Soviet Military Administration in Germany, General Shmanovski, to Lucius D. Clay. Also, 1 AC thanking Lucius and Marjorie Clay.

Box: 2 Fold: 23 Correspondence to Clay (1947)
1947

DESCRIPTION: 2 TL (photocopies) dated 1947 from James F. Byrnes to Lucius Clay, mostly personal, with reference to Byrnes' book "All In One Lifetime."

Box: 2 Fold: 24 Correspondence to Clay (1948)
1948

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 1/12/1948 from James F. Byrnes to Lucius Clay with references to Byrnes' book "Speaking Frankly," Fred Searls, Arthur Vandenberg, and Franz Schneider. 1 ALS dated 1/10/1948 from 13-year-old Christa-Maria Crech(?) to Marjorie Clay.

Box: 2 Fold: 25 Correspondence to Clay (1949)
1949

DESCRIPTION: 4 TLS (photocopies) dated 6/9/1949, 6/18/1949, 7/6/1949, and 11/9/1949 from Dwight D. Eisenhower to Lucius Clay regarding Clay's employment options upon retiring from the military. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 12/14/1949 from James F. Byrnes to Clay regarding a job opportunity. Also, 1 TEL dated 5/25/1949 from Grace McClatchey Sanford to Clay welcoming him back to Georgia.

Box: 2 Fold: 26 Correspondence to Clay (1950)
1950

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (photocopies) dated 1950 from James F. Byrnes to Lucius Clay with reference to Clay's book "Decision in Germany" and the Conference of Southern Governors. Correspondence (photocopies) dated 1950 from Dwight D. Eisenhower to Lucius Clay with references to job opportunities for Clay and Clay's acceptance of the position of Chairman of the Board of Continental Can Company. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 1950 from J. Larry Johnson, President of the Chamber of Commerce of Greenville, South Carolina, to Clay.

Box: 2 Fold: 27 Correspondence to Clay (1951)
1951

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (photocopies) dated 1951 to Lucius Clay. Correspondents include Dwight D. Eisenhower. References include Clay's support for Columbia University, Senator Walter George's proposal to cut foreign aid, Robert R. Barry, Crusade for Freedom, Bing Crosby, Harry Taylor, and the situation in Europe.

Box: 2 Fold: 28 Correspondence to Clay (1952)
1952

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (photocopies) dated 1952 from Dwight D. Eisenhower to Lucius Clay with references to Continental Can Company's sponsorship of Columbia University's "Conservation of Human Resources," a letter by A. L. Gifford, Senator Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., Jack Porter, and Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

Box: 2 Fold: 29 Correspondence to Clay (1953)
1953

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (photocopy) dated 1953 from James F. Byrnes to Lucius Clay regarding V. M. Newton, Jr., editor of the "Tampa Tribune," who backed Eisenhower in the 1952 election. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 5/8/1953 from Byrnes to Clay thanking him for his hospitality. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 4/21/1953 from Eisenhower to Clay wishing him a happy birthday. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 6/25/1953 from Thomas E. Stephens, Secretary to President Eisenhower, in reference to Eisenhower's meetings with Richard Mellon and Maurice Katz. 1 TEL and 2 TL (photocopies) dated 1953 from Stephens to Clay in reference to a meeting between Eisenhower and Clay in Denver.

Box: 2 Fold: 30 Correspondence to Clay (1954)
1954

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS (photocopy) dated 1/6/1954 from Robinson McIlvaine, Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, to Lucius Clay regarding the State Department's interest in looking at James F. Byrnes' papers on the Yalta and Potsdam conferences. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 1/16/1954 from Byrnes to Clay stating that he does not possess papers pertaining to those conferences that would be useful for the State Department. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 11/26/1954 from Byrnes to Clay in reference to a gift.

Box: 2 Fold: 31 Correspondence to Clay (1955)
1955

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (photocopy) dated 4/18/1955 from President Dwight D. Eisenhower to Lucius Clay wishing him a happy birthday. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 10/5/1955 from Jane McCaffree, Secretary to Mrs. Eisenhower, to Clay expressing relief that Clay was recovering his health. 1 TEL (photocopy) dated 9/26/1955 from Clay to Eisenhower thanking him for wishing him a speedy recovery. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 10/18/1955 from Ann C. Whitman, Secretary to Eisenhower, to Clay wishing Clay a happy birthday. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 12/11/1955 from Whitman to Clay passing along good tidings from Hugh Howell, Sr., President of the Old War Horse Lawyers Club of Atlanta.

Box: 2 Fold: 32 Correspondence to Clay (1956)
1956

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (photocopy) dated 11/11/1956 from President Dwight D. Eisenhower to Lucius Clay thanking him for his help in the 1956 presidential election.

Box: 2 Fold: 33 Correspondence to Clay (1957)
1957

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (photocopy) dated 4/20/1957 from President Dwight D. Eisenhower to Lucius Clay bidding happy birthday.

Box: 2 Fold: 34 Correspondence to Clay (1958)
1958

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (photocopy) dated 1/18/1958 from James F. Byrnes to Lucius Clay, mostly personal. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 1/30/1958 from Byrnes to Clay with reference to Fred Searls. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 4/11/1958 from Byrnes to Clay, personal. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 4/21/1958 from Dwight D. Eisenhower to Clay wishing him a happy birthday. 1 TL (photocopy) from Byrnes to Clay, brief and personal. 1 TL (photocopy) dated 11/5/1958 from Eisenhower to Clay with reference to Thomas E. Stephens.

Box: 2 Fold: 35 Correspondence to Clay (1959)
1959

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (photocopy) dated 9/24/1959 from James F. Byrnes to Lucius Clay with reference to Byrnes' visit with Willy Brandt in Berlin.

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