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Guide to the Administrative Papers of the Chancellor Harry Woodburn Chase
1933-1951
 RG.3.0.5

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Collection processed by Phyllis A. Klein, 1978. Finding aid amended by Nancy Greenberg, 2007.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 26, 2017
Finding aid written in English

Container List

Series I: World War II

American Council on Education (A.C.E.)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1-3 Committee on Relationship of Higher Education to Federal Government
1942-1946
Box: 1 Folder : 4-5 Committee on Relationship of Higher Education to Federal Government
1943-1946
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Questionnaire concerning the Selective Service and Faculty
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Special Committee on Selective Service
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 8-9 Subcommittee on Military Affairs
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Survey of Professional Manpower
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 1-4 Miscellaneous
1940-1946
Box: 2 Folder : 5-7 Printed Matter
undated

Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 1-4 Miscellaneous
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 5 Questionnaire
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 6 Specialized Training Reserve Corps
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 7 Report
November, 1943
Box: 3 Folder : 8 Printed Matter
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 9 Correspondence with Captain J.S. Davis
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 10 Correspondence with Major C.O. Buckland
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 11 General Correspondence
undated
Box: 4 Folder : 1 Navy College Training Program
undated
Box: 4 Folder : 2 Accelerated Program
undated
Box: 4 Folder : 3 ASTP Letters to Parents of Students in Program
undated
Box: 4 Folder : 4-5 Joint Army-Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation - Subcommittee on Education
undated
Box: 4 Folder : 6 Army Education Institute
undated
Box: 4 Folder : 7-8 Army Institute Printed Matter and Instruction Leaflets
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 1 Air Raid Defense Procedures
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 2 Office of Civilian Defense
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 3 Committee on College
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 4 Committee on Financial Grants and Contracts for Research and Instruction
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 5 University Committee on Defense, Regional Civilian Protection School
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 6 Council of Defense
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 7 Meeting of University Officers and Defense Committee
May, 1942
Box: 5 Folder : 8 Plans for V-Day
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 9-11 University Committee on Defense
undated

The United States Office of Education (USOE)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 1-3 Miscellaneous
1940-1946
Box: 6 Folder : 4 Wartime Commission
undated

Employees (including Faculty)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 5 Participation in War Effort
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 6 Deferments, Requests for Such, etc.
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 7 Committee for National Defense
undated

College of Engineering

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 8-9 Engineering, Science and Management Defense Training Program Miscellaneous
1941-1951
Box: 6 Folder : 10-11 Correspondence
1940-1945
Box: 7 Folder : 1-2 Miscellaneous
undated

Faculty

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 7 Folder : 3-6 Deferments and Requests for Such
1942-1946
Box: 7 Folder : 7 Leaves and Military Assignments
undated
Box: 7 Folder : 8 Correspondence concerning the Release from Service and Denudation of Faculty
1945-1946
Box: 7 Folder : 9 Questionnaire about the Military Service
1946
Box: 8 Folder : 1 Leaves - Policy, List of Faculty Members on Leave
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 2 Deferment and National Roster of Scientific and Specialized Personnel
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 3 Deferment and National Roster of Scientific and Specialized Personnel
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 4-5 Faculty on Leave, Lists and Correspondence Concerning such
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 6 Enlisted Reserve Miscellaneous
undated

Financial Status of the University

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 8 Folder : 7 Suggestions for Improvement
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 8-11 Budget Matters Relating to Special Defense Courses
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 1-3 Miscellaneous Budget Matters
1943
Box: 9 Folder : 4-6 Miscellaneous Budget Matters
1943
Box: 9 Folder : 7-10 Payment Recommendations
1944

Government Military Departments

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 1 Air Corps, Army Flying Cadets, Navy Air Corps
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 2 Marine Reserve Corps
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 3 Navy Reserve Corps
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 4-5 Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)
1940-1947

Higher Education

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 6 Study on Higher Education - Committee on Education and H.R. Res. #592
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 7-8 A.C.E. War Service Opportunities
undated

Program and Course Readjustment

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 9 Civilian Pilot Training Program
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 10 Fee Adjustments
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 11 Budget Matters, Graduate School: Office of Scientific Research and Development (OSRD), Applied Math, etc.
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 1-2 Budget Matters, School of Education
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 3 Faculty Salaries, College of Medicine and Miscellaneous
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 4 Academic Credit for War Service, Chase Letter and Replies, etc.
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 5 Pre-Induction Program
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 6-7 Special Courses at NYU and Other Schools
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 8 Committee to Study Academic Credit for War Service
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 9-10 Occupied Area and Foreign Language Program, Plans - ASTP
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 1 Navy College Training Program
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 2 War Training Program, War Training Center
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 3 Army Exchange Service, School of Retailing Course
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 4 Wall Street Facilities, Use of for Defense Courses
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 5 Proposals for War-Related Programs and Activities
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 6 Program Changes Effected and Policies Adopted
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 7 A.C.E. Conference on Accreditation of Work Done Through United States Air Force Institute
undated

Defense Projects

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 12 Folder : 8 Defense Projects, List of
undated

Selective Service

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 12 Folder : 9-10 Selective Service, Miscellaneous
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 11 Draft Boards, Registration Boards, Deferments
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 12-14 Selective Service Correspondence and NYU Committee on Deferment of Students
undated
Box: 13 Folder : 1 Higher Education and the War Effort
undated
Box: 13 Folder : 2 Selective Service Bills, Regulations and Miscellany about Deferments
undated
Box: 13 Folder : 3-4 Students: Fee Arrangements, Conscription
undated
Box: 13 Folder : 5 Association of American Colleges
undated
Box: 13 Folder : 6 The Association of Colleges and Universities in the State of NY
undated
Box: 13 Folder : 7 Book Campaign for Servicemen
undated
Box: 13 Folder : 8 Francis J. Brown, A.C.E. Correspondence, Copies of letters to him
undated
Box: 13 Folder : 9 Chase Speech, Copies of,
Jan. 8, 1943
Box: 13 Folder : 10 Campus, Use of for College of Engineering Courses and Miscellany
undated
Box: 13 Folder : 11 Colonel Frederick W. Chamberlin (ASTP), Copies of letters to and from
undated
Box: 13 Folder : 12 Civilian Aeronautics Administration War Training Program and Army Takeover of
undated
Box: 13 Folder : 13 Clippings of Programs, Deaths, War News, Draft, etc.
undated
Box: 14 Folder : 1 University Council Members, Correspondence
undated
Box: 14 Folder : 2 Deans, Faculty and Administration and Government Correspondence with, Miscellaneous
undated
Box: 14 Folder : 3 Fire Department Emergency Auxiliary Corps, Student Cooperation in
undated
Box: 14 Folder : 4 First Aid Work and Related Activities
undated
Box: 14 Folder : 5-6 Inter-American Cooperation
undated
Box: 14 Folder : 7 Rudolf Kagey, Copies of letters, etc.
undated
Box: 14 Folder : 8 Law School Contributors
undated
Box: 14 Folder : 9-10 Miscellaneous Correspondence and Clippings about the Other Institutions
undated
Box: 14 Folder : 11 National Research Council - Research Projects, etc.
undated
Box: 14 Folder : 12 Personnel
undated
Box: 14 Folder : 13 Office of War Information - National Committee of Education Advisors
undated
Box: 14 Folder : 14-15 Office of Scientific Research and Development
1942-1946
Box: 15 Folder : 1-2 Public Health Nursing Program, School of Education
1943-1946
Box: 15 Folder : 3 Physical Preparedness
undated
Box: 15 Folder : 4 Committee on Priorities and Related Matters - Supplies
undated
Box: 15 Folder : 5 Scholarship Matters
undated
Box: 15 Folder : 6 Service Flag
undated
Box: 15 Folder : 7 Rufus D. Smith, Letters to and from
undated
Box: 15 Folder : 8 Statements of Chase, Letter to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Bulletin on NYU, etc.
undated
Box: 15 Folder : 9-10 Statements by Chancellor Chase
undated
Box: 15 Folder : 11 Student Activities Related to War, Committee on
undated
Box: 15 Folder : 12 Student Loans
undated
Box: 15 Folder : 13-15 Chase, Trips concerning the War Effort
undated
Box: 16 Folder : 1 University Calendar, Committee on
undated
Box: 16 Folder : 2 University Meeting concerning the University and National Defense
19-Dec-41
Box: 16 Folder : 5 WAACS and WAVES: Women and the War Effort
undated
Box: 16 Folder : 6 - 7 War Prisoners' Aid, Inc., National War Fund
undated
Box: 16 Folder : 8 - 12 Miscellaneous
undated
Box: 17 Folder : 1 Reports on Post-War Education,
1943-1946
Box: 17 Folder : 2 Surplus War Property Committee,
1944-1946
Box: 17 Folder : 3 Emergency Facilities for Veterans,
1946-1950
Box: 17 Folder : 4 Veterans' Administration (V.A.), Miscellaneous,
1944-1947
Box: 17 Folder : 5 Problems about the Relationship Between the V.A. and Educational Institutions,
1944-1947
Box: 17 Folder : 6 Preparation for Dewey Conference
undated
Box: 17 Folder : 7 N.Y.U. Meeting about the Enrollments and Housing
undated
Box: 17 Folder : 8 N.Y.U. Meeting about Enrollment,
Apr 16, 1946
Box: 17 Folder : 9 A.C.E. Commission on Accreditations Meeting,
Apr 1946
Box: 17 Folder : 10 University of the State of New York Rehabilitation Plans
undated
Box: 17 Folder : 11 State Board of Regents Technical Institute Plans,
1943-1948
Box: 17 Folder : 12 State Board of Regents Academic Credit Discussions,
1942-1944
Box: 17 Folder : 13 Congressional Bills concerning the Vets, Rehabilitation and Education,
1943-1946
Box: 17 Folder : 14 Correspondence, Criticism, and Discussion of Bills
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 1 Veterans' Guidance Center,
1945-1946
Box: 18 Folder : 2 Veterans' Manual,
1945
Box: 18 Folder : 3 General Materials Including Digest on Veterans,
1944
Box: 18 Folder : 4 Veterans' Education at University-Government Contracts
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 5 - 7 Veteran's Counselling Service,
1944-1946
Box: 18 Folder : 8 School of Commerce, Dr. Gregory Mason
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 9 Division of General Education, Professor Paul A. McGhee
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 10 School of Education, Professor Roland H. Spaulding
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 11 College of Engineering, Professor Mario C. Giannini
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 12 Graduate Division for Training in Public Service, Professor Emanual Stein
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 13 Graduate School of Business Administration, Dr. Coleman L. Maze
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 14 Graduate School of Arts and Science, Professor Lois McDonald
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 15 School of Law, Dean Arthur Vanderbilt
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 16 Libraries, Dean Joseph H. Park
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 17 University College, Professor John W. McConnell
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 18 Washington Square College, Professor Casper J. Kraemer
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 19 Washington Square College, Physics, Professor C. W. van der Merwe
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 20 - 21 University Committee on Rehabilitation and Education
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 22 Veterans' Collegiate Association
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 23 Veterans' Housing Project
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 24 - 25 Universal Military Training,
1944-1948
Box: 19 Folder : 1 Voorhis Memo, October, 1944 and Replies concerning the Scholarships for Veterans
undated
Box: 19 Folder : 2 Inquiries, Statements, Suggestions about the Rehabilitation and Post War Educational Plans,
1943-1945
Box: 19 Folder : 3 Miscellaneous Suggestions from Outside Sources and Plans of Other organizations,
1944-1945
Box: 19 Folder : 4 The State Veterans' Commission,
1944
Box: 19 Folder : 5 Miscellaneous Correspondence about Post-War Plans,
1943-1945
Box: 19 Folder : 6 - 7 Miscellaneous Pamphlets, Congressional Bill, Publications, Press Releases, etc.
undated
Box: 19 Folder : 8 - 9 Miscellaneous Letters to Alumni and Families Concerning the Wounded and Prisoners,
1943-1946
Box: 20 Folder : 1 - 4 Letters of Condolence, Gold Star Provisions,
1942-1947
Box: 20 Folder : 5 - 10 Letters of Congratulations to the Promoted and Decorated,
1943-1946
Box: 21 Folder : 1 - 3 Miscellaneous Correspondence to and from Alumni; Alumni Bulletin
undated
Box: 21 Folder : 4 Christmas Cards Sent to Former Students and Replies
undated
Box: 21 Folder : 5 Lists of Promotions, Casualties, Citations, etc., from Alumni Office
undated
Box: 21 Folder : 6 Letter to Returning Servicemen of September,
1945
Box: 21 Folder : 7 Selective Service Memos, ROTC Memo
undated
Box: 21 Folder : 8 Copies of Letters and Memos to Deans, Faculty, and Students
undated
Box: 21 Folder : 9 Copies of Letters and Memos to Deans, Faculty, and Students
undated
Box: 21 Folder : 10 Copies of Letters and Memos to Alumni, Parents, Deans, etc.
undated
Box: 21 Folder : 11 - 13 Copies of Letters and Memos to Deans, Faculty, and Administration
undated
Box: 22 Folder : 1 Copies of Specimen Letters to Former Students and Graduates
undated
Box: 22 Folder : 2 Miscellaneous Material on National Defense Programs and Higher Education
undated
Box: 22 Folder : 3 Letters, Memos, Press Releases, ASTP, Navy, A.C.E., etc. Printed
undated
Box: 22 Folder : 4 - 5 Form Letters To Deans, Students
undated
Box: 22 Folder : 6 Form Letters and Memos about University Policies
undated
Box: 22 Folder : 7 ASTP Instruction Letter,
Feb 2, 1943
Box: 22 Folder : 8 - 9 Publications, Various, Received by N.Y.U.
undated
Box: 23 Folder : 1 - 4 Publications, Various, Received by N.Y.U., (continued)
undated
Box: 23 Folder : 5 - 6 Miscellaneous Printed Matter: ASTP, Navy, A.C.E., etc.
undated
Box: 24 Folder : 1 A.C.E. Bulletins,
1940-1943
Box: 24 Folder : 2 - 4 A.C.E. Bulletins, Duplicate Copies
May 1940, July 1945
Box: 24 Folder : 5 A.C.E. Bulletins and Minutes of Meeting
April 1943
Box: 24 Folder : 6 A.C.E. Bulletins,
1945-1949
Box: 25 Folder : 1 - 2 A.C.E. Bulletins with Emergency Supplements,
1945-1950

Subseries: Miscellaneous War - Related Correspondence

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 25 Folder : 3 Goodwill Gesture to Japan
1936
Box: 25 Folder : 4 Public Survey Re: Peace or War
1941

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