THE BRIEN MCMAHON PAPERS: FOLDER LIST VII

SERIES: PERSONAL


Box 6 Folder 22
Biographical Sketches
Date span: undated
Description: Several different sketches of Brien McMahon's life, written at various points in his career.


Box 6 Folder 23
Cartoon Caricature
Date span: 8 Dec 1947
Description: Cartoon by George Dixon and Lou Hanlon depicting Brien McMahon before a background of some of his most noteworthy accomplishments, including the Harlan County case, with the the inscription "times have changed!"


Box 6 Folder 24
Christmas Greetings Cards and Lists
Date span: 31 Dec 1935 - 1937
Description: Letters to Brien McMahon in reply to Christmas Greetings, samples of cards sent out, and lists of people to whom cards should be sent and from whom cards were received. Includes 1 ALS from Senator Thomas Dodd (undated).


Box 6 Folder 25
Fordham University Student Campaign Advertisement
Date span: undated
Description: Campaign advertisement to vote for Brien McMahon as President and Fred Rogon as Vice President of the student government at Fordham University.


Box 6 Folder 26
Honors and Awards
Date span: 26 May 1941 - 8 Nov 1952
Description: Miscellanoeus honors and awards received by Brien McMahon, of which at least one was given posthumously.
Includes the following items:
American Airlines - Honorary Admiral of the Flagship Fleet
26 May 1941
Fordham University - Doctor of Law Honoris Causa
13 Jun 1945
Catholic War Veterans - National Commander's Citation
15 Sep 1948
Archconfraternity of the Holy Ghost - Membership
6 Aug 1952
Catholic Association for International Peace Award
8 Nov 1952


Box 6 Folder 27
Honors and Awards - Four Freedoms Medal
Date span: undated
Description: Four Freedoms Medal from World War II.


Box 6 Folder 28
Presidential Dinner and Ceremony Programs
Date span: 20 Jan 1937 - 12 Mar 1938
Description: Programs and dinner menus from Presidential social affairs to which Brien McMahon was invited. Includes the 1937 Inauguration, a Democratic Victory Dinner, and a White House Correspondents' Dinner.


Box 6 Folder 29
Miscellaneous Dinner Programs
Date span: 10 Jan 1936 - 22 Feb 1943
Description: Dinner Programs including a birthday dinner in honor of Joseph B. Keenan, Annual Bosses' Day Dinner, Jackson Day dinners, and Washington Day dinners.


Box 6 Folder 30
Meeting and Convention Programs
Date span: 25 Oct 1934 - 4 Dec 1937
Description: Miscellaneous programs from group meetings and conventions, including building dedications, ethnic societies, crime prevention groups, legal associations, etc.


Box 6 Folder 31
Washington's Farewell Address
Date span: 1945
Description: Bound copy of "George Washington's Farewell Address to the People of the United States" with Brien McMahon's name inscribed on the cover. According to congressional custom, Brien McMahon and a congressman were chosen to read the address in their perspective houses of Congress and were then given bound copies of the address.


Box 6 Folder 32
Miscellaneous Papers
Date span: Apr 1937, undated
Description: A Senate seating chart, a label for a recorded speech by Brien McMahon, and a bulletin from a Temple Brotherhood announcing a debate between Brien McMahon and a Harvard law professor regarding increasing the number of judges on the Supreme Court.


Box 6 Folder 33
Personal Ephemera
Date span: undated
Description: Miscellaneous material including rosary beads, postcards, business cards, a birth announcement, catholic prayer cards, etc.


Box 6 Folder 34
Miscellaneous Family Members
Date span: 31 Jan 1946, undated
Description: An address book possibly belonging to Brien McMahon's mother-in-law, Florence Turner, a note to Patty McMahon, and a citation to Rosemary McMahon for her help in the War Finance Program.

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