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Guide to the James G. Harbord Papers
1902-1949
 MS 1493

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Descriptive Summary

 
Title: James G. Harbord Papers
Dates: 1902-1949
Abstract: This collection consists primarily of non-business correspondence to and from Army officer and businessman James G. Harbord during his tenure as President and Chairman of RCA. Correspondents include military associates and friends, as well as a wide range of people and institutions soliciting Harbord's support, endorsement, or participation in various capacities relating to his military and RCA careers. Letters discuss political and military issues, corporate culture, memberships, talks and addresses, social engagements, and travel. Includes many pamphlets and brochures, as well as other ephemera. The collection also includes a smaller amount of military papers from Harbord's service in the Philippines from 1903 to 1913 and in France during WWI.
Quantity: 63.0 Linear feet
Call Phrase: MS 1493

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Biographical/Historical Note

Early life

This collection consists of correspondence and other papers of James Guthrie Harbord, a prominent New Yorker, World War I General, and President of the Radio Corporation of America ("RCA"). Harbord was born in Bloomington, Illinois on March 21, 1866. His family then relocated in a covered wagon to Lyon County, Kansas in 1878. A biographical cartoon published in the January 1930 edition of The American Magazine mentioned that the family moved again so that he and his sisters could attend college. Harbord frequently recounted that during the move, he was personally responsible for leading the family cow 70 miles from the old home in Manhattan, Kansas.

Early Military Career

Harbord graduated from Kansas State Agricultural College in June 1886. He became interested in the military life through his experiences with the college drill squad. Harbord went on to hold every military rank, up to and including major general, and was decorated twelve times.

He enlisted in the United States Army as a Private on January 10, 1889 and retired as Major General on December 29, 1922, and in the meantime participated in both the Spanish American War and World War I. On January 10, 1889, he enlisted in Company A, 4th Infantry, and he served as an enlisted man in Washington Territory and Idaho. Harbord was promoted to second lieutenant on July 31, 1891, as number one of the class appointed from the ranks that year, and was assigned to the Fifth Cavalry. In that unit, he served in Indian Territory, Kansas and Texas. He became a Distinguished Graduate of the Infantry and Cavalry School in 1985. He then served as a Major in the Second U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, the Torrey Rough Riders, raised in the Rocky Mountain States in 1889. On July 1, 1898, Harbord was promoted to First Lieutenant for the 10th Cavalry on July 1, 1898, serving in Alabama and Texas. He received his first overseas appointment in Cuba, in the Adjutant General Departments of Santiago, Puerto Príncipe, and Eastern Cuba.

On January 21, 1899, he took an extended leave to marry Emma Yeatman Ovenshine, daughter of Brigadier General Samuel Ovenshine. He also served in the Philippines as Assistant Chief of the Philippines Constabulary from 1903 to 1913, until terminating service with the Philippines Government under the operation of the “Manchu Law” on January 1, 1914. Various papers and articles on the Philippines are included in the collection. In 1914, he commanded the unit defending the California border at Calexico. In 1916, he was on the Mexican border with General John J. Pershing, pursuing Pancho Villa.

Service During World War I

Harbord is perhaps best known for his service in World War I. A significant portion of the correspondence in the collection contains anecdotes about the War as well as personal letters to his wartime colleagues. He attended War College in Washington between 1916-17 and was then selected by Colonel Roosevelt as a Brigade Commander in the division which Roosevelt hoped he would be allowed to raise for World War I. When this plan did not materialize, he accompanied General Pershing to France, at the same receiving a promotion to Lieutenant Colonel on May 15, 1917. He served as such during the period of organization of the American Expeditionary Forces until May, 1918, and received another promotion to Brigadier General, National Army, in August, 1917. Assigned to the Marine Brigade of the 2nd Division in May, 1918, General Harbord commanded it in the Verdun Sector and during the fighting in the Bois de Belleau and at Bouresches, during the stand of the 2nd Division near Chateau Thierry, which stopped the German advance on Paris in June 1918. He was then promoted to Major General, National Army and assigned to the Second Division on July 14, 1918, serving as commander during the Soissons Offensive in the great battles of July 18th and 19th.

In recognition of his ability for organization, General Harbord, on July 29, 1918, was assigned to command the important Services of Supply. His effective work aided materially the efficiency of the A.E.F., and he continued in this command until May, 1919. He was then re-appointed Chief of Staff, A.E.F., and served in this capacity until August, when he was sent by the President of the United States to the Near East as Chief of the American Military Mission to Armenia.

The collection includes correspondence with General MacArthur, General Pershing, General Patton, General Petain of France, as well as other key military figures of the 20th Century.

RCA Years

After several other domestic appointments, Harbord retired from the military on December 29, 1922 to become President of the Radio Corporation of America. This was perhaps a disorienting move for Harbord, because he apparently didn’t even know that RCA existed when Owen Young first asked him to become director. He twice declined, but finally accepted the position, thereby giving up any opportunity he may have had to receive the highest military title. He accepted the position after Secretary of War Weeks pointed out the great service he could render by improving the nation’s communication facilities. After seven years as President, he was made Chairman of the Board of Directors of RCA on January 3, 1930. Several important developments occurred at RCA while Harbord was Chairman. In 1926, RCA began television broadcasts and formed NBC, and in 1928, RCA was one of four corporations that jointly formed RKO Pictures. In 1929, RCA acquired the Victor Talking Machine Company (maker of the “Victrola”) and became RCA-Victor. He held numerous other directorships, including the directorship of New York Life Insurance Company and the Santa Fe Railroad. Harbord also received a lot of attention in the popular press after he joined RCA, and was the subject of numerous magazine articles and biographies. Harbord retired from the position in 1930.

During his years as a civilian, he enjoyed traveling, both abroad and in the western United States, riding, golf, and spending time with extended family. Harbord had no children of his own. While he was Chairman of RCA, Harbord lived on Dogwood Lane in Rye, New York. His first wife died of tuberculosis in 1937, and he married his second wife, Anne Lee Brown, in 1939. In 1925, he wrote a memoir, Leaves From a War Diary, published by Dodd, Mead & Co., 1925, which contains his experiences during the War. He also wrote two other books about his wartime experiences:  The American Expeditionary Forces: its Organization and Accomplishments, published by Evanston in 1929, and  The American Army in France, published by Little Brown & Co. in 1936. Harbord continued to serve in a consulting role for the military during his years with RCA, often receiving requests for his opinion from high-ranking military officers. Harbord remained as Chairman of the Board for RCA until 1947, retiring shortly before his death. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Scope and Contents Note

The bulk of this collection consists of the personal correspondence, both sent and received, of Lieutenant General James Guthrie Harbord, primarily known for both his military career and position as President and Chairman of the Board of Radio Corporation of America (RCA).

The papers range in date from 1923 to 1947, which roughly spans from the time Harbord accepted his position at RCA to the time he died. The collection was organized and maintained by his secretary, Mary Millea, who worked by his side for nearly 25 years. Though the records were housed in Harbord’s office at RCA, the collection does not specifically relate to the business practices or Harbord’s employment at RCA.

Instead, the bulk of this collection is comprised of mail sent to Harbord from either his close companions, often politically active former military men themselves, or solicitations for Harbord’s support, endorsement, or participation in various capacities related to his military and RCA careers. Frequent correspondents include General Malin Craig, Colonel John Alexander Cocke, Captain Hamilton F. Corbett, Captain John H. Craige, General Charles G. Dawes, Colonel John Bankhead Magruder, Frank E. Mason, Captain Charles Matthews, General George S. Patton, General Philippe Petain, and General John J. Pershing. Harbord’s responses mostly appear via carbon copy, though there are many handwritten notes meant to be transcribed at a later point, and generally appearing in tagalog. Also included are several typewritten drafts of articles, manuscripts, speeches, funding and financial reports, project proposals, and testimonials written on behalf of individuals and/or causes advocated for by Harbord.

Among the miscellaneous personal contents among the papers are lawsuits against Harbord in his capacity as investor, chairman, or board member of various associations, and an additional lawsuit filed by a former employee of the Harbords who was injured in their home after a fall downstairs in the dimly-lit servant quarters. Other legal and institutional documents include blueprints; university curricula, initiatives, and degree planning, including that of Trinity College, University of Virginia, and West Point among many others; and legislative bill proposals.

Additionally, a large portion of this correspondence is dedicated to Harbord’s extensive involvement in philanthropy, political associations, and extracurricular clubs. His wide ranging areas of interest and commitment are spread across committees as varied as the Senior Golfers Association and the Adventure Society, which sponsored leisure trips and dinners abroad, to the Leprosy Eradication Fund and Moro Educational Foundation, which fundraised for boy schools in the Philippines, as well as the National Republican Club and Sentinels of the Republic, which both sought the incorporation of conservative politico-economic values into U.S. education, government, and military.

Some of the largest categories of correspondence, in fact, are grouped by subject rather than by correspondent. These sections are banks, bank deposits, congratulations, dinner, expense accounts, memberships, miscellaneous, publicity, Republican campaign, and photographs. "Memberships" is the largest category among them with multiple subsections organized by association, but several of the other categories are also subdivided by topic, occasion, or correspondent. “Memberships” in this collection refers to any association, event, fund, committee, or group which Harbord was directly a member, officer, donor, or contributor of some sort, as well as those that solicited his participation.

The sheer volume of correspondence in this collection reflects Harbord’s status and fame. In nearly every box are requests for Harbord’s autograph, photograph, appearance at an event, or input on political, economic, and social issues, specifically related to the Republican campaign and counter-New Deal. Many solicited his advice on the state of U.S. fiscal and military issues. Clearly a well-known and popular figure, Harbord is referenced regularly in newspapers and journals of the time, which appear in this collection through the many different clippings sent to Harbord.

The correspondence files also contain an array of ephemera from the era including but not limited to poetry; chain letters; dinner menus; hotel, club, gym, and resort brochure; car and travel catalogs; advertisements; postcards; radiograms; Western Unions; photographs; birthday and holiday cards; event invitations; birth announcements; postcards; brochures; political and economic pamphlets often related to war, finance, patriotism, and philanthropy; newspapers; and magazines.

Letters from several significant correspondents, including General Pershing, Brigadier General Charles Dawes, Dwight Morrow and Theodore Roosevelt, are foldered separately.

In addition to general correspondence, the collection includes some military papers (cablegrams, diaries, and materials from the Philippines), copies of Harbord's speeches and addresses, and correspondence and other papers relating to Harbord's book "The American Army in France." There is also a diary Harbord kept during WWI and several travel diaries.

Areas of interest to researchers might include interwar and WWII social milieu; American socialism, nationalism, and imperialism; New York upper class; history of Republican party; development of institutions and philanthropic associations; military culture; and corporate culture and the development of capitalism. There are often frank discussions of cross-class relations, and ethnographic understandings of race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, and age which might also be of value to those researching the period.

Arrangement Note

This collection is organized into the following five series:

Series I: General correspondence
Series II: Military papers
Series III: Speeches and addresses
Series IV: Publications: "The American Army in France"
Series V: Certificates and drawings

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers. Portions of the collection that have been microfilmed will be brought to the researcher in that format and can be made available by Interlibrary loan. Researchers on site may print out unlimited copies from microfilm reader-printer machines at per-exposure rates. See guidelines in Reading Room for details. Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to twenty exposures of stable, unbound material per day. (Researchers may not accrue unused copy amounts from previous days.) Items that include presidential signatures will be presented to researchers in duplicate form.

Use Restrictions

This collection is owned by the New-York Historical Society. The copyright law of the United States governs the making of photocopies and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials. Unpublished materials created before January 1, 1978 cannot be quoted in publication without permission of the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation Note

This collection should be cited as the James G. Harbord Papers, MS 1493, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Materials at the New-York Historical Society

An album of photographs from Harbord's time in Cuba, titled "Views of the province of Santiago de Cuba" is held in the Album File, PR 2, Department of Prints, Photographs and Architectural Collections.

The library's general collections holds copies of Harbord's books: Leaves from A War Diary,  The American Expeditionary Forces: its organization and accomplishments; and  The American Army in France. Also in the library's general collections are clippings relating to Harbord's career, and his collected Addresses.

Provenance

Gift of James G. Harbord estate, 1950

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Container List

Series I: General correspondence

Arrangement Note

Harbord's correspondence retains its original filing order: it is filed alphabetically, by either recipient/sender of letter or the subject (person, geographic location, names of businesses), and in reverse chronological order.

The alphabetic arrangement includes some large subject categories, such as banks, bank deposits, congratulations, dinners, expense accounts, memberships, miscellaneous, publicity, Republican campaign, and photographs, and many of these are then again subdivided by topic, occasion, or correspondent. Often the categories and methods of organization are somewhat idiosyncratic (i.e. there is a “Memberships” category in addition to “Memberships, Etc.”; “Memberships-Misc.”; and “Miscellaneous”), breaking from chronological and alphabetical order occasionally as well. There are notes at the folder level about any atypical organization and notable correspondents or content.

Letters from some important correspondents, including Brigadier General Charles Dawes, General Pershing, Dwight Morrow, and Theodore Roosevelt, are filed separately in Subseries I.2.

Subseries I.1: Correspondence A-Z

Scope and Contents Note

Harbord's correspondence typically includes requests for assistance (for example, military appointments and recommendations), solicitations, thank you notes and acknolwedgements, invitations, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, hotel and other advertisements, and Christmas and other cards. Frequent topics of discussion include politics, military issues and policies, WWII, travel arrangements and servants.

Unusual items and items of particular interest are noted in the box and folder list below. For a more detailed general discussion of the contents, click on the general "Scope and Contents Note" in the Table of Contents to the left.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Correspondence "A"

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Correspondence with Interchemical corporation regarding the atomic bomb. Correspondents include General Avery Andrews (personal). Throughout the "A" folders there are letters and pamphlets about tourism in Arizona.

1948
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Correspondence "A"

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Routine correspondence as a retired officer and Chairman of the National Broadcasting Company, notes regarding an illness in 1944, booklet entitled "An Engineering Interpretation of the Economic and Financial Aspects of American Industry, Volume V, The Shipbuilding Industry and the Logistic of Amphibious Warfare," authored by the George S. Armstrong and Co, Inc. Industrial Engineers and Management Consultants. This booklet offers an overview of the Naval Power of the Allies of the Axis in 1943, estimates of their respective shipbuilding capacity, and some post-war prospects in the maritime and shipbuilding industries, RCA correspondence about a potential film deal with Warner Brothers to make a film about General Pershing, but the General declined. Correspondents include Major General Terry de la Mesa Allen, Sr.

1943-1944
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Correspondence "A"

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"An Engineering Interpretation of the Economic and Financial Aspects of American Industry, Volume IV, The Rubber Industry," and "Volume III, The Light Metal Industries, Aluminum, Magnesium," authored by the George S. Armstrong and Co, Inc. Overall folder indicates Harbord's reluctance to get involved in the war on the level of decision-making or giving advice.

1942-1943
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Correspondence "A"

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News about escalating tensions between Japan and the U.S., correspondence with General Avery D. Andrews, correspondence with Eleanor Abrams, the compiler/binder of his books, one being "At Belleau Wood, Second Division American Expeditionary Force 1918," which is a collection of Harbord's war papers and intelligence reports. Correspondence regarding Harbord sending a letter through Colonel George E. Adamson to Governor Petain of the Vichy Government in France.

1941-1942
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Correspondence "A"

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Letter regarding WWI and the current state of affairs in Europe from an Oscar Anderson who served with Harbord in WWI, dated October 7, 1940. News about an article on his book "Belleau Wood" in Goodhousekeeping magazine, October 1923. Correspondence with Mr. Louis Allis regarding improvements to military training programs as well as regarding a conversation about a corps of experts that a president could consult with in times of emergency.

1940
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Correspondence "A"

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Personal correspondence with Avery Andrews, a report by Julean Arnold entitled, "What Would a Japanese Victory in China Mean to America?" Correspondence about and with General Pershing.

1939
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Correspondence "A"

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Documents related to Armenia--a document from 1919 resent in 1938, correspondence about a trip to Australia and Southeast Asia, correspondence relating to Mrs. Harbord's death on May 29, 1937.

1938-1939
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Correspondence "A"

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Report of annual meeting of shareholders of Chase National Bank on January 11, 1938. Correspondence with Avery Andrews regarding a recent attack on General Pershing in the Washington Merry-Go-Round. Correspondence about Harbord's one-month trip to France for the relief effort. Telegrams about Mrs. Harbord's condition before her death from tuberculosis. Correspondence with Colonel Porter Adams. Correspondence with the Works Progress Administration (WPA).

1936-1937
Box: OS medium Folder : Harbord OS1 Correspondence "A": brochure for Big-Game Angling Australia
1937
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Correspondence "A"
1934-1936
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Correspondence "A"

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Ongoing correspondence with Eleanor Abrams who compiles his war books. Correspondence with the New York Times regarding General MacArthur. Correspondence with Buffalo Bill Memorial Association.

1934-1936
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Correspondence "A"

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Correspondence with the New York Times regarding the reappointment or succession of General MacArthur, confidential report from Committee for the Nation to Rebuild Prices and Purchasing Power. Correspondents include General W.W. Atterbury, Henry E. Armstrong, editorial writer of the New York Times, Honorable Porter Adams.

1933-1934
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Correspondence "A"

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Correspondence with W.W. Atterbury regarding a secret visit to the U.S. made by General Petain, correspondence regarding the Appropriation Acts for the Army and Navy passed by Congress in 1931. Correspondents include Mr. Quinton Adams, General John H. Agnew.

1932-1933
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Correspondence "A"

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Correspondence regarding the Depression, correspondence with the New York Life Insurance Company, report of the World Conference of International Peace Through Religion, telegram from the White House noting that the President and Mrs. Hoover were excited to accept Mr. and Mrs. Harbord for dinner and spending the night, correspondence with and in regard to the Philippines. Correspondents include Honorable George Akerson, Secretary to the President, The White House, the Government of the Philippine Islands, Department of the Interior, City of Manila.

1930-1932
Box: 1 Folder : 14 Correspondence "A"

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Correspondence with War Department, Bureau of Insular Affairs, regarding the Philippines, correspondence with and about the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway System. Correspondents include United States Department of the Interior, Indian Field Service, Edward Allen.

1929-1930
Box: 1 Folder : 15 Correspondence "A"
1928
Box: 1 Folder : 16 Correspondence "A"

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War Department correspondence, Headquarters of the General of the Armies giving notice of Pershing's return to the states from France, lists of names of the outstanding generals in WWI requested by the President of the Pennsylvania Railroad.

1927
Box: 1 Folder : 17 Correspondence "A" Automobiles

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Scope and Contents for all automobile folders: routine correspondence regarding car maintenance, including insurance, repairs, and accidents-- includes car pamphlets, advertising and ephemera-- some notable advertising ephemera includes Stutz automobile catalog, with very detailed color plates of models available in 1929.

1937-1945
Box: 1 Folder : 18 Correspondence "A" Automobiles
1929-1938
Box: 1 Folder : 19 Correspondence "A" Automobiles
1923-1929
Box: 1 Folder : 20 Correspondence "A"

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Correspondents include General G.H.M. Yagramonte, The New York Times, General Henry T. Allen

1925-1927
Box: 1 Folder : 21 Correspondence "A"

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Correspondents include General W.H. Arthur, Major Terry Allen

1924
Box: 2 Folder : 1 Correspondence "A"

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Letter from Howard Angus regarding his mention of Harbord for the vice-presidency, aspirations for the presidency/Secretary of War dated August 1924, offers to buy real estate, correspondence with the War Department, copy of an Immigration Bill from 1923, correspondence regarding General Pershing. Correspondents include Henry T. Allen, Brigadier General Benjamin Alvord, General W.H. Arthur, General W.W. Atterbury.

1923-1924
Box: 2 Folder : 2 Correspondence "A"

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Correspondence regarding mother's death, correspondence from Henry T. Allen regarding the economic situation and unrest in Europe after the armistice, correspondence from Henry T. Allen from the Interallied Rhineland Commission (confidential, from Coblenz) on ending the American presence in Germany in 1922, draft minutes from military meetings in Europe, correspondence regarding military purchases.

1922-1923
Box: 2 Folder : 3 Correspondence "BA-BE"

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Correspondence mentioning the Philippines, letter regarding Harbord's support of General Petain after the war dated November 16, 1945.

1941-1946
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Correspondence "BA-BE"

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A pamphlet entitled "Shall the Japanese be Allowed to Dominate Hawaii?", correspondence mentioning the Philippines.

1941-1944
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Correspondence "BA-BE"

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Telegram regarding Mrs. Harbord's death.

1937-1940
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Correspondence "BA-BE"

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Frederick W. Beekman D.D.'s church sermons, correspondence regarding the Philippines.

1934-1937
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Correspondence "BA-BE"

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Document from the National Acceptance Corporation asking for customers to boycott Germany, correspondence with the U.S. House of Representative.

1933-1934
Box: 2 Folder : 8 Correspondence "BA-BE"
1931-1933
Box: 2 Folder : 9 Correspondence "BA-BE"
1931
Box: 2 Folder : 10 Correspondence "BA-BE"
1929-1930
Box: 2 Folder : 11 Correspondence "BA-BE"
1927-1929
Box: 2 Folder : 12 Correspondence "BA-BE"

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Correspondence with the Rockefeller Foundation.

1925-1927
Box: 2 Folder : 13 Correspondence "BA-BE"

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Correspondence with the French military, correspondence regarding the Philippines, correspondence regarding military medals and honors.

1924-1925
Box: 2 Folder : 14 Correspondence "BA-BE" "Bank Deposits"
1946-1947
Box: 2 Folder : 15 Correspondence "BA-BE" "Bank Deposits"
1945
Box: 2 Folder : 16 Correspondence "BA-BE" "Bank Deposits"
1945
Box: 3 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Bank Deposits"
1946
Box: 3 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Bank Deposits"
1946
Box: 3 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Bank Deposits"
1944
Box: 3 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Bank Deposits"
1944
Box: 3 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Personal Letters Newton D. Baker"

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Many references to Pershing. Confidential War Department correspondence.

1918-1937
Box: 3 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Banks"
1944
Box: 3 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Banks"
1944
Box: 3 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Banks"
1936
Box: 3 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Banks"
1933-1936
Box: 3 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Banks"
1931-1932
Box: 3 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Banks"
1928-1931
Box: 3 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Banks"
1923-1928
Box: 3 Folder : 13 Correspondence "BI-BO"

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Contains personal correspondence with and regarding the Baroness Isabelle de la Bouillerie, who sued her own family for making false charge to the German occupation and later to the French Provisional Government. She was imprisoned for a year.

1931-1945
Box: 3 Folder : 14 Correspondence "BI-BO"

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Correspondence regarding the death of Harbord's father and of Mrs. Harbord.

1931-1940
Box: 3 Folder : 15 Correspondence "BI-BO"

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Includes pamphlet, "An Intelligent and Unbiased Discussion of the Cotton Situation" produced by the Neely Bowen Company, Southern Farms and Plantations

1935-1937
Box: 3 Folder : 16 Correspondence "BI-BO"
1931-1934
Box: 3 Folder : 17 Correspondence "BI-BO"
1927-1930
Box: 3 Folder : 18 Correspondence "BI-BO"
1922-1927
Box: 3 Folder : 19 Correspondence "BI-BO"
1925-1927
Box: 3 Folder : 20 Correspondence "BR-BY"
1944-1947
Box: 3 Folder : 21 Correspondence "BR-BY"
1928-1942
Box: 4 Folder : 1 Correspondence "BR-BY"
1941-1942
Box: 4 Folder : 2 Correspondence "BR-BY"

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Congressional Record, Proceedings and Debates of the 76th Congress, First Session.

1939-1940
Box: 4 Folder : 3 Correspondence "BR-BY"

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Brigadier General Charles Burnett's Report on his inspection trip to the Philippines, pamphlet entitled "The Road to Peace-- the Short Cut and a Way Round."

1937-1939
Box: 4 Folder : 4 Correspondence "BR-BY"

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American Petroleum Institute pamphlet, "The Future of Free Enterprise." War Department correspondence, booklet entitled, "Generals and Lieutenant Generals in the United States Army."

1936-1937
Box: 4 Folder : 5 Correspondence "BR-BY"

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1936 Advertisement for helping families of veterans, "How Can We Say 'Merry Christmas' to These Little Ones?"

1935-1936
Box: 4 Folder : 6 Correspondence "BR-BY"
1934-1935
Box: 4 Folder : 7 Correspondence "BR-BY"
1932-1933
Box: 4 Folder : 8 Correspondence "BR-BY"

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Booklet from the U.S. Indian School, Indian Vocational School, Phoenix, Arizona, 1925: "Ten Years: 1915-1925, Selected Editorials from the Native American.

1929-1930
Box: 4 Folder : 9 Correspondence "BR-BY"
1928-1929
Box: 4 Folder : 10 Correspondence "BR-BY"
1927-1931
Box: 4 Folder : 11 Correspondence "BR-BY"
1927-1928
Box: 4 Folder : 12 Correspondence "BR-BY"

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Brentano's Bookstore Advertising and Communications. Sensitive War Department Correspondence.

1924
Box: 4 Folder : 13 Correspondence "BR-BY"
1923-1924
Box: 4 Folder : 14 Correspondence "BR-BY"
1924-1926
Box: 4 Folder : 15 Correspondence "CA-CL"

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Color copy of "Our Times, A Biblical Interpreter of the News," copies of "The Temperance Bulletin," other Christian ephemera, a copy of a talk by Winston Churchill on August 8, 1939, extract from a text of Prime Minister Churchill's report to Parliament, February 22, 1944.

1942-1947
Box: 4 Folder : 16 Correspondence "CA-CL"

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A Chrysler Corporation booklet entitled, "Assembly Lines of Defense," 1941.

1941-1942
Box: 4 Folder : 17 Correspondence "CA-CL"

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"A Prophecy on Communism," anti-Jewish statement made by "America For Americans," "Aryan Republicans" ephemera.

1938-1940
Box: 5 Folder : 1 Correspondence "CA-CL"
1936-1938
Box: 5 Folder : 2 Correspondence "CA-CL"
1935-1936
Box: 5 Folder : 3 Correspondence "CA-CL"
1934-1935
Box: 5 Folder : 4 Correspondence "CA-CL"
1933-1934
Box: 5 Folder : 5 Correspondence "CA-CL"
1931-1933
Box: 5 Folder : 6 Correspondence "CA-CL"
1930-1931
Box: 5 Folder : 7 Correspondence "CA-CL"
1929
Box: 5 Folder : 8 Correspondence "CA-CL"
1927-1928
Box: 5 Folder : 9 Correspondence "CA-CL"
1925-1926
Box: 5 Folder : 10 Correspondence "CA-CL"
1923-1924
Box: 5 Folder : 11 Correspondence "CA-CL"
1923-1924
Box: 5 Folder : 12 Correspondence "CO-CZ"
1946-1947
Box: 5 Folder : 13 Correspondence "CO-CZ"

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French newspapers-- "France-Amerique du Nord", clippings from the New York Sun regarding the war (February 20, 1942), dying and illness of close friends in the military, memorandum on the European Union Question and America, by Richard Coudentiore Kalergi, President of the Pan-European Union, New York, 1945, Copy of "Declaration of European Independence," issued by the Pan-American Conference in New York on Wednesday, March 14, 1945.

1945
Box: 5 Folder : 14 Correspondence "CO-CZ"

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Memorandum of conversation with Mrs. Elliott Cross, August 28, 1944, on recruitment of WACS, copy of the Draft Constitution of the United States of Europe, April 1944, Advertisement "The Map of Opportunity" published by Collier's in the Interests of a Sound Postwar American Economy

1944
Box: 5 Folder : 15 Correspondence "CO-CZ"

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Co-ordination of European Nationalities Preliminary Draft Report of the Committee on Nationalities of the Pan-European Conference, "Peace Aims as War Weapons," by Count Richard N. Coudenhare-Katergi, President of the Pan European Union

1943
Box: 5 Folder : 16 Correspondence "CO-CZ"
1942
Box: 5 Folder : 17 Correspondence "CO-CZ"

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Copy of journal "Common Sense," October 1941, copy of the magazine, "The Valve World," May-June 9141

1941
Box: 6 Folder : 1 Correspondence "CO-CZ"
1939-1940
Box: 6 Folder : 2 Correspondence "CO-CZ"
1938
Box: 6 Folder : 3 Correspondence "CO-CZ"
1937
Box: 6 Folder : 4 Correspondence "CO-CZ"
1936
Box: 6 Folder : 5 Correspondence "CO-CZ"

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Correspondents include General Malin Craig, Army Chief of Staff 1935-1939, recalled to active duty in World War II. Colonel John Alexander Cocke, American politician and soldier who represented Tennessee's 2nd District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1819-1827. Expresses resistance to the New Deal. Copy of the Cowles Plan, "Prosperity within Sixty Days" describing the evils of organized labor to President Roosevelt in opposition to the New Deal. Correspondence with the Honorable FB Connelly regarding the treatment of the Crow Indians in Montana.

1935
Box: 6 Folder : 6 Correspondence "CO-CZ"

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Letter from Honorable Frederick R. Coudert: "If the English-speaking people cannot agree among themselves, at least in time of world crisis when the fate of civilizations may hinge upon keeping the peace, everything else would appear futile." Correspondents include William Durward Connor regarding the term "liberal" and Republican politics (over the course of several letters). Anti-socialist propaganda: "Save California From the Nuts," "Wake up California! Americanism or Communism?" Invitation to view Park Avenue property, complete with advertisement booklet, Fruits of Liberalism and Socialist Pamphlet, Pamphlet: "Humanity on the March": "these older minds do not realize that Humanity is on the march; these older eyes cannot see how the forces of radio and motion pictures and press have released human minds from the corrals of orthodoxy, and started the masses into a mental trek that leads to a new world." Letterhead from Hotel St. Regis, New York.

1934
Box: 6 Folder : 7 Correspondence "CO-CZ"

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Correspondents include William M. Cruikshank, Captain Hamilton F. Corbett, Colonel John Cocke who wrote a book "Black Bagdad," about which Harbord writes, "when it gets talked about and as the Pacifists and the Anti-Imperialists and the W.C.T.U and all the rest of those good people begin to be aware of it and attack it, you will find that its popularity will endure." Letter in which Harbord describes his first independent command in Oklahoma in 1891: "it was only a year before this trip to Anadarko that the ghost dancing of the Northern tribes had created some uneasiness among the Indians of the territory..." And "adventurers and outlaws of the type that within the next two years were heralded over the country as "Dalton Boys." Correspondence with L. Cole, May 3, 1933, regarding Veterans' disability benefits and the use of chemical weapons by the Germans in the First World War. Pamphlet: "Can our peace machinery succeed?" Radio address of Frederic R. Coudert, February 1, 1933.

1933
Box: 6 Folder : 8 Correspondence "CO-CZ"

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Reviews of General Pershing's book on World War I. Correspondence with L. Cole regarding the recent Republican loss of the presidency in 1932. Letter from Major General Malin Craig, regarding the 1932 Republican National Convention and the repeal of the 18th Amendment, letter from Honorable FB Connelly regarding Republican National Convention, and regarding the death of Chief Plenty Coos who is mentioned in previous correspondence.

1932
Box: 6 Folder : 9 Correspondence "CO-CZ"

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Interesting period correspondence regarding a sausage, letter from General Malin Craig regarding unemployment in California and increased number of "drifters." Bulletin, "The Regular Army in Peace," address delivered before an Americanization meeting, veterans of foreign wars, in San Francisco on May 11, 1931.

1931
Box: 6 Folder : 10 Correspondence "CO-CZ"

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Letterhead from Chicago World's Fair, 1933, Illustrated prospectus of a book called RURAL SPORTS, 1930, a New Year's greeting print with a riding theme.

1930
Box: 6 Folder : 11 Correspondence "CO-CZ"
1929
Box: 6 Folder : 11 Correspondence "CO-CZ"

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Letter from a Senator Connelly telling Harbord about the death of a Native American White-Man-Who-Runs-Him, who was the last of the men who rode with Custer and his men down the Valley of the Big Horn on June 6, 1876. Newspaper clipping of FB Connelly, Harbord, and Plenty Coos when the General was made a member of the Crow tribe and was the name "War Eagle." Lots of correspondence regarding the Plenty Coos ceremony including a copy of the remarks Harbord made at the ceremony dedicating some personal land of Plenty Coos to public use. Letterhead from The Biltmore Hotel.

1929
Box: 6 Folder : 12 Correspondence "CO-CZ"

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Letter from L. Cole detailing the events of World War I in light of the 10th anniversary of the armistice. Correspondence regarding putting a prohibition against war in international law. Hotel advertisement for Canon Train Ranch, Wyola, Montana.

1928
Box: 6 Folder : 13 Correspondence "CO-CZ"
1927
Box: 6 Folder : 14 Correspondence "CO-CZ"

Scope and Contents Note

Correspondence with General W.D. Connor discussing the Civil War in China, 1927-1950.

1926
Box: 6 Folder : 15 Correspondence "CO-CZ"

Scope and Contents Note

Correspondence with General W.D. Connor regarding Harbord's role on the board to investigate the Air Services.

Box: 7 Folder : 1 Correspondence "CO-CZ"

Scope and Contents Note

Correspondence regarding Mrs. Harbord's illness from typhoid, letter to General W.D. Connor regarding the 1924 political situation in the U.S. and with Japan and China, important exchange with General William D. Connor regarding the political situation in China and the U.S., letter from President Calvin Coolidge regarding 33 individuals in violation of the Espionage Act in 1923, letter from William D. Connor, headquarters, American forces in China, on the "character" of the Chinese people.

1924
Box: 7 Folder : 2 Correspondence "CO-CZ"

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Letterhead of an upcoming book from what appears to be an army colleague, "My Philippine Remembrances"

1923
Box: 7 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Chairman of the Board RCA, Resignation and Honorary Appointment"

Scope and Contents Note

War bonds stamp, interesting reminiscence on the WWI years from Mr. Lew Sweetland, also remarking on Harbord's retirement, biography as part of RCA press release announcing Harbord's retirement. Letterhead from Atlanta Biltmore hotel.

1947
Box: 7 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Condolence letters (Mrs. Harbord)"
1937-1938
Box: 7 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Congratulatory letters Re: Lieutenant General"

Scope and Contents Note

Letter detailing Japanese-American relations from Harbord's perspective, 1942 (response to General A.T. Ovenshine).

1942-1943
Box: 7 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Congratulations Re: Marriage, etc."

Scope and Contents Note

Harbord's thoughts on the pending war in Europe

1938-1939
Box: 7 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events- A"
1922-1931
Box: 7 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events - B"
1922-1931
Box: 7 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -C"

Scope and Contents Note

Letters and comments on Harbord's book publication "Leaves From a War Diary," a piece written by Harbord called "Tactics" on military tactical operations, notes on Harbord's articles published in the Saturday Evening Post, taken from a diary he kept during WWI, really interesting account of the war from Fred E. Crawford at the Sun newspaper in NYC.

1922-1937
Box: 7 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -D"
1922-1930
Box: 7 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events- E"
1922-1929
Box: 7 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -F"
1922-1931
Box: 7 Folder : 13 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -G"
1922-1930
Box: 7 Folder : 14 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -H"
1922-1930
Box: 7 Folder : 15 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -I"
1922-1931
Box: 7 Folder : 16 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -J"
1922-1929
Box: 7 Folder : 17 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -K"
1922-1930
Box: 7 Folder : 17 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -K"
1922-1930
Box: 7 Folder : 18 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -L"
1922-1930
Box: 7 Folder : 19 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -M"
1922-1930
Box: 7 Folder : 20 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -N"
1922-1930
Box: 7 Folder : 21 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -O"
1922-1928
Box: 7 Folder : 22 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -P"
1922-1931
Box: 7 Folder : 23 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -Q"
1922-1930
Box: 7 Folder : 24 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -R"
1922-1930
Box: 7 Folder : 25 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -S"
1922-1934
Box: 7 Folder : 26 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -T-U"
1922-1930
Box: 7 Folder : 27 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -V"
1922-1930
Box: 7 Folder : 28 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -W"
1922-1930
Box: 7 Folder : 28 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -Y"
1922-1930
Box: 7 Folder : 30 Correspondence "Congratulations, Various Events -Z"
1928
Box: 8 Folder : 1 Correspondence "D"

Scope and Contents Note

Letter from Harbord's secretary to Madame Despecher, his previous secretary, revealing some of the respect she had for Harbord before he died. Correspondence with General Adelbert de Chambrun regarding the difficult situation in France post-war.

1946-1947
Box: 8 Folder : 2 Correspondence "D"

Scope and Contents Note

Letter to Colonel Fairfax Downey reminiscing about his days as a Second Lieutenant in the 5th Cavalry in the West "Indian Territory," hand-drawn postcard of the USS Cowpens "Greetings from Tokyo Bay," letter regarding the death of General Craig Malin

1945
Box: 8 Folder : 3 Correspondence "D"

Scope and Contents Note

Comments about the "recuperative power of the French" postwar. Souvenir booklet commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Dominican Republic. Letter written in dialect about a "black boy" being shorted in pay.

1944
Box: 8 Folder : 4 Correspondence "D"

Scope and Contents Note

Subjects include Irish-American relations, attitudes toward the Irish in 1943. Interesting account of the war in a letter to Lieutenant General Hugh A. Drum Letter showing Harbord's negative attitude toward "those women's organizations" of WW2, including WAAC, WAVE, SAP

1943
Box: 8 Folder : 5 Correspondence "D"

Scope and Contents Note

Booklet, "Diesel, The Modern Power" published by General Motors Corporation. Letter to Ruth Davidson talking about "practice in blackouts," air raid drills in Kansas City during the war and fuel oil shortage and ration card. A denial from the Office of the General of the Armies of a request to have a letter forwarded to unoccupied France. Letter reminiscing in a very informal way about the war-- from Erle P. Dudley. Note from a tailor indicating a wartime shortage of woolens. Harbord's view on Charles Lindbergh's cross-Atlantic flight.

1942
Box: 8 Folder : 6 Correspondence "D"

Scope and Contents Note

Telegram addressed to President Franklin D. Roosevelt pleading with him to act in the war and to leave behind the "indifference and apathy" that characterized the American position before 1938.

1941
Box: 8 Folder : 7 Correspondence "D"

Scope and Contents Note

The Dunn Survey Forecast of the Presidential Election 1940; also Harbord's current worries about wanting to write to friends in France in 1940 but worrying that the letter could fall into German hands: "How can one write to friends in the unoccupied area under the Vichy government, and feel confident that the letter will not be censored?"

1940
Box: 8 Folder : 8 Correspondence "D"

Scope and Contents Note

Letter from R.A. Duckworth-Ford to Honorable Henry L. Stimson urging the government to join the war effort and to stop Hitler, written shortly before news broke that Germany had invaded Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg: "Today, I believe, the United States is the custodian of the BALANCE OF WORLD POWER. If so how does the United States propose to use that power? Shall the American people, like the legendary ostrich, hide their heads in the sands of the desert, so that they may be blind to the terrors which threaten them in common with the rest of Civilized Humanity?"

1939
Box: 8 Folder : 9 Correspondence "D"

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Letter from Colonel R.A. Duckworth-Ford regarding the world situation and Europe, outlining reasons why Britain found itself in the losing position in 1938.

1938
Box: 8 Folder : 10 Correspondence "D"

Scope and Contents Note

Letter regarding General Pershing; Pamphlet titled "A Nation Has a Soul as Well as a Body"- America's Flag by Miss Nadage Doree; interesting letter to Dr. Stephen Duggan, Director of the Institute of International Education, Inc. regarding the Philippines; letter mentioning Amelia Earhart.

1937
Box: 8 Folder : 11 Correspondence "D"
1936
Box: 8 Folder : 12 Correspondence "D"
1935
Box: 8 Folder : 13 Correspondence "D"
1934
Box: 8 Folder : 14 Correspondence "D"

Scope and Contents Note

Letter from Claire Despecher regarding the situation with France between the wars.

1933
Box: 8 Folder : 15 Correspondence "D"
1932
Box: 9 Folder : 1 Correspondence "D"
1931 July-December
Box: 9 Folder : 2 Correspondence "D"

Scope and Contents Note

Copy of an article in the Manila Daily Bulleting, "Families of Filipino Soldiers Enjoy Higher Standard of Living;" description of the Belleau Woods where Harbord fought in WWI and the need to preserve the woods with a monument.

1931 January-June
Box: 9 Folder : 3 Correspondence "D"
1930-1931
Box: 9 Folder : 4 Correspondence "D"
1929
Box: 9 Folder : 5 Correspondence "D"
1928
Box: 9 Folder : 6 Correspondence "D"
1936
Box: 9 Folder : 7 Correspondence "D"

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Description of North Africa and the city of Algiers

1927
Box: 9 Folder : 8 Correspondence "D"
1925
Box: 9 Folder : 9 Correspondence "D"
1924
Box: 9 Folder : 10 Correspondence "D"
1923 June-December
Box: 9 Folder : 11 Correspondence "D"
1923 January-May
Box: 9 Folder : 12 Correspondence "D"
1944-1948
Box: 9 Folder : 13 Correspondence "D"
1937
Box: 9 Folder : 14 Correspondence "D"
1937
Box: 9 Folder : 15 Correspondence "D"
1936
Box: 9 Folder : 16 Correspondence "D"
1933-1935
Box: 9 Folder : 17 Correspondence "D"
1930-1932
Box: 9 Folder : 18 Correspondence "D"

Scope and Contents Note

Advertising booklet for "The New Solid Porcelain De Luxe General Electric Refrigerators;" booklet on "Forestry in the Pacific Northwest;" "Bonne Annee" handmade holiday card

1929
Box: 10 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Dinner"

Scope and Contents Note

“Dinner” folders contain invitations that Harbord received to attend various dinner engagements as well as his responses to said invitations. Includes ephemera such as invitations, dinner programs, RSVP postcards, newspaper and magazine clippings.

1947
Box: 10 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Dinner"
1947
Box: 10 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Dinner"
1946
Box: 10 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Dinner"
1946
Box: 10 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Dinner"
1946
Box: 10 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Dinner"
1946
Box: 10 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Dinner"
1945
Box: 10 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Dinner"
1944
Box: 10 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Dinner"
1943
Box: 10 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Dinner"
1942
Box: 10 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Dinner"
1941
Box: 10 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Dinner"
1940
Box: 10 Folder : 13 Correspondence "Dinner"
1939
Box: 10 Folder : 14 Correspondence "Dinner"
1938
Box: 10 Folder : 15 Correspondence "Dinner"
1937
Box: 10 Folder : 16 Correspondence "Dinner"
1936
Box: 10 Folder : 17 Correspondence "Dinner"
1936
Box: 10 Folder : 18 Correspondence "Dinner"
1935
Box: 11 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Dinner"
1934
Box: 11 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Dinner"
1933
Box: 11 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Dinner"
1932
Box: 11 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Dinner"
1931
Box: 11 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Dinner"
1930
Box: 11 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Dinner"
1929
Box: 11 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Dinner"
1928
Box: 11 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Dinner"
1928
Box: 11 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Dinner"
1927
Box: 11 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Dinner"
1927
Box: 11 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Dinner"
1926
Box: 11 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Dinner"
1926
Box: 11 Folder : 13 Correspondence "Dinner"
1925
Box: 11 Folder : 14 Correspondence "Dinner"
1924
Box: 11 Folder : 15 Correspondence "Dinner"
1923
Box: 11 Folder : 16 Correspondence "Dinner"
1923
Box: 12 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Dinner"
1945-1947
Box: 12 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Dinner"
1941-1944
Box: 12 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Dinner"
1939-1940
Box: 12 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Dinner"
1937-1938
Box: 12 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Dinner"
1935-1936
Box: 12 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Dinner"
1933-1934
Box: 12 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Dinner"
1931-1932
Box: 12 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Dinner"
1929-1930
Box: 12 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Dinner"
1927-1928
Box: 12 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Dinner"
1925-1926
Box: 12 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Dinner"
1923-1924
Box: 12 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Dinner"
1921-1922
Box: 12 Folder : 13 Correspondence "Dinner"
1946-1947
Box: 12 Folder : 14 Correspondence "Dinner"
1944-1945
Box: 12 Folder : 15 Correspondence "Dinner"
1942-1943
Box: 12 Folder : 16 Correspondence "Dinner"
1940-1941
Box: 12 Folder : 17 Correspondence "Dinner"
1938-1939
Box: 12 Folder : 18 Correspondence "Dinner"
1936-1937
Box: 12 Folder : 19 Correspondence "Dinner"
1934-1935
Box: 12 Folder : 20 Correspondence "Dinner"
1931-1933
Box: 12 Folder : 21 Correspondence "Expense Accounts"
1928-1930
Box: 12 Folder : 22 Correspondence "Expense Accounts"
1926-1927
Box: 12 Folder : 23 Correspondence "Expense Accounts"
1923-1925
Box: 13 Folder : 1 Correspondence "F"
1945-1947
Box: 13 Folder : 2 Correspondence "F"
1943-1944
Box: 13 Folder : 3 Correspondence "F"
1941-1942
Box: 13 Folder : 4 Correspondence "F"
1939-1940
Box: 13 Folder : 5 Correspondence "F"
1937-1938
Box: 13 Folder : 6 Correspondence "F"
1936
Box: 13 Folder : 7 Correspondence "F"
1935
Box: 13 Folder : 8 Correspondence "F"
1934
Box: 13 Folder : 9 Correspondence "F"
1933
Box: 13 Folder : 10 Correspondence "F"
1932
Box: 13 Folder : 11 Correspondence "F"
1931
Box: 13 Folder : 12 Correspondence "F"
1930
Box: 13 Folder : 13 Correspondence "F"
1929
Box: 13 Folder : 14 Correspondence "F"
1928
Box: 13 Folder : 15 Correspondence "F"
1927
Box: 13 Folder : 16 Correspondence "F"
1925-1926
Box: 13 Folder : 17 Correspondence "F"
1924
Box: 13 Folder : 18 Correspondence "F"
1923
Box: 14 Folder : 1 Correspondence "G"

Scope and Contents Note

This note pertains to all "G" folders:

Correspondents include President of the University of the South in Tennessee; I.D. Graham, Professor of Agriculture in Kansas; Harbord’s third cousin Catherine Guthrie, moving to NYC from Chicago and looking for work in radio; Mr. Geary, working in Japan, who discusses his divorce in lurid detail (1933); Mr. Gooch, asking Harbord to invest in a Philippine timber company, which Harbord declines (1933); Mrs. Mary Brent Gurovtits in Manila (December 24, 1924).

Topics include railroad development; Frank E. Gannett book on American constitution (1946) which stoked fears of communism; Harbord’s Japanese servants throwing a “domestic insurrection in our own house"; tourism info for hotels and vacations; pamphlets on Japanese-American relations (1933); Sales inquiries asking Harbord to buy books and houses, which he declines; letter from an angry Red Cross nurse widow, who hadn’t gotten her husband’s benefits (July 1928); promotional material for Lookout Mountain estates in Georgia/Tennessee; a transcript from a court case in which Harbord testified regarding Louis T. Grant, who had been accused of embezzling 11 bottles of liquor from the government (1927); materials from the engineering-economics foundation in Beacon Hill; a letter from Floyd Gibbons at the Chicago Tribune, April 14, 1924. describing his time in Timbuktu; pamphlets from the American Committee for the Independence of Armenia decrying the Lausanne Treaty; Report, “The Senate Should Reject the Turkish Treaty;" leaflet, “The Wall Street Journal in its Beginnings” Broad & Wall 1923, with photographs and maps; pamphlet by the President of the American Federation of Labor, “From Politics to Industry”, arguing against the government’s role in regulating industry; additional info about pro-Armenia, anti-Turkey positions, from Jan 1923.

1945-1947
Box: 14 Folder : 2 Correspondence "G"
1942-1944
Box: 14 Folder : 3 Correspondence "G"
1941-1942
Box: 14 Folder : 4 Correspondence "G"
1939-1940
Box: 14 Folder : 5 Correspondence "G"
1937-1939
Box: 14 Folder : 6 Correspondence "G"
1935-1936
Box: 14 Folder : 7 Correspondence "G"
1933-1934
Box: 14 Folder : 8 Correspondence "G"
1932-1933
Box: 14 Folder : 9 Correspondence "G"
1930-1932
Box: 14 Folder : 10 Correspondence "G"
1928-1930
Box: 14 Folder : 11 Correspondence "G"
1927-1928
Box: 14 Folder : 12 Correspondence "G"
1925-1927
Box: 14 Folder : 13 Correspondence "G"
1924
Box: 14 Folder : 15 Correspondence "G"
1923-1924
Box: 15 Folder : 1 Correspondence "H"

Scope and Contents Note

This note pertains to all "H" folders:

Topics include notifications of Harbord’s death on August 20, 1947; “The Motion Picture in a World at War” from the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America (1942), discussing role of movies in politics and society; correspondence about a magazine meant to “teach” Filipinos to be American; Problems with Japanese servants; Coca Cola shareholders’ report (1934); letters discussing Philippine Independence with Conrad Hatheway; catalogue of Interlachen Arabian Stud (horses) [Harbord bought one; Halim], with focus on breeding principles; Roosevelt Memorial Association pamphlet, 1928, from Hermann Hagedorn; a poster of a Chinese mythological figure (1927); letters from Harbord's secretary, Mary Millea, updating him to office affairs at RCA while he’s out of office; letter December 14,1923 discussing Russian Relief Exposition; letter May 15th, 1943 from Bernadine Higinbotham expressing anger towards Japanese following Pearl Harbor; 1940 correspondence about the presidential election; letters discussing the Tennessee Valley Authority and the New Deal, war, Depression, etc.; 1937 “artistic lighting” catalogue from Rudolf Wendel, Inc.; Report dated December 16, 1935 on the Republican National Committee meeting with discussion of women’s suffrage; letter from a civil engineer, with a proposed sketch of the New York Bay and Delaware River canal; November 14, 1928 pamphlet from Lucky Strike about how smoking is not injurious; September 5, 1944 anti-communist, pro-advertising pamphlet about lobbying government for pro-capitalist policies; 1943 pamphlet against “European collectivism” and the capital gains tax containing rhetoric about a free America that rests on unchecked capitalism; addresses by the speakers at annual meeting of the American Petroleum Institute; Oct. 22, 1937 pamphlet on how University of Oregon & Wellesley College should use their East Asian studies departments to broker peace between Japan and China, written by Commissioner to the far East for the New York World’s Fair; Jan. 1936 letter from Harbord about how the U.S. should be governing the Philippines; February 2, 1937 circular on “The United States of America Incorporated Under the Laws of God and the Constitution of the United States,” an anti-socialism and anti-taxation argument; January 17, 1936 pamphlet on “The Permanent Bases of Japanese Foreign Policy” from the consulate general of Japan; pamphlet on the 1936 Buenos Aires peace conference.

1946-1947
Box: 15 Folder : 2 Correspondence "H"
1945-1946
Box: 15 Folder : 3 Correspondence "H"
1943-1944
Box: 15 Folder : 4 Correspondence "H"
1942-1943
Box: 15 Folder : 5 Correspondence "H"
1941-1942
Box: 15 Folder : 6 Correspondence "H"
1939-1940
Box: 15 Folder : 7 Correspondence "H"
1935-1936
Box: 15 Folder : 8 Correspondence "H"
1938-1939
Box: 15 Folder : 9 Correspondence "H"
1937
Box: 15 Folder : 10 Correspondence "H"
1936
Box: 15 Folder : 11 Correspondence "H"
1934-1935
Box: 15 Folder : 12 Correspondence "H"
1932-1934
Box: 15 Folder : 13 Correspondence "H"
1931-1932
Box: 15 Folder : 14 Correspondence "H"
1930-1931
Box: 15 Folder : 15 Correspondence "H"
1928-1930
Box: 16 Folder : 1 Correspondence "H"
1925-1927
Box: 16 Folder : 2 Correspondence "H"
1925
Box: 16 Folder : 3 Correspondence "H"
1923-1924
Box: 16 Folder : 4 Correspondence "H"
1923-1924
Box: 16 Folder : 5 Correspondence "H"
1945-1947
Box: 16 Folder : 6 Correspondence "H"
1943-1945
Box: 16 Folder : 7 Correspondence "H"
1941-1943
Box: 16 Folder : 8 Correspondence "H"
1938-1940
Box: 16 Folder : 9 Correspondence "H"
1936-1938
Box: 16 Folder : 10 Correspondence "H"
1934-1936
Box: 16 Folder : 11 Correspondence "H"
1932-1934
Box: 16 Folder : 12 Correspondence "H"
1931-1932
Box: 16 Folder : 13 Correspondence "H"
1928-1930
Box: 16 Folder : 14 Correspondence "H"
1925-1928
Box: 16 Folder : 15 Correspondence "H"
1923-1925
Box: 16 Folder : 16 Correspondence "H"
1923-1943
Box: 17 Folder : 1 Correspondence "H"
1929-1931
Box: 17 Folder : 2 Correspondence "H"
1928-1929
Box: 17 Folder : 3 Correspondence "H"
1924-1928
Box: 17 Folder : 4 Correspondence "H"
1923-1924
Box: 17 Folder : 5 Correspondence "H"
1941-1943
Box: 17 Folder : 6 Correspondence "H"
1936-1940
Box: 17 Folder : 7 Correspondence "H"
1935-1937
Box: 17 Folder : 8 Correspondence "H"
1933-1935
Box: 17 Folder : 9 Correspondence "H"
1931-1933
Box: 17 Folder : 10 Correspondence "H"
1924-1943
Box: 17 Folder : 11 Correspondence "H"
1923-1924
Box: 17 Folder : 12 Correspondence "H"
1923-1925
Box: 17 Folder : 13 Correspondence "H"
1925-1930
Box: 17 Folder : 14 Correspondence "H"
1928-1929
Box: 17 Folder : 15 Correspondence "H"
1927-1938
Box: 17 Folder : 16 Correspondence "H"
1936-1938
Box: 17 Folder : 17 Correspondence "H"
1933-1936
Box: 18 Folder : 1 Correspondence, "H"
1931-1932
Box: 18 Folder : 2 Correspondence, "H"
1932-1933
Box: 18 Folder : 3 Correspondence, "I-J"

Scope and Contents Note

This note pertains to all "I-J" folders:

Includes May 1931 memo from Javits & Javits law office about the I.D.C., International Development Corporation, for national corporations (U.S. and others) to invest in economically weaker countries and try to establish an “equilibrium” between them; November 1943 pamphlet from the National Safety Council on the “War on Accidents” about businesses trying to cut down on a loss of manpower; income taxes and insurance papers; September 20, 1944 anti-inflation bulletin.

1931-1941
Box: 18 Folder : 4 Correspondence, "I-J"
1929-1947
Box: 18 Folder : 5 Correspondence, "I-J"
1942-1947
Box: 18 Folder : 6 Correspondence, "I"
1940-1941
Box: 18 Folder : 7 Correspondence, "I"
1938-1939
Box: 18 Folder : 8 Correspondence, "I"
1932-1937
Box: 18 Folder : 9 Correspondence, "I"
1932-1946
Box: 18 Folder : 10 Correspondence, "I"
1941-1945
Box: 18 Folder : 11 Correspondence, "I"
1938-1941
Box: 18 Folder : 12 Correspondence, "I"
1935-1937
Box: 18 Folder : 13 Correspondence, "I"
1933-1935
Box: 18 Folder : 14 Correspondence, "I"
1929-1933
Box: 18 Folder : 15 Correspondence, "I"
1926-1929
Box: 19 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Legislation"
1910-1923
Box: 19 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Legislation"
1923-1928
Box: 19 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Insurance"
1926-1944
Box: 19 Folder : 4 Correspondence, "K"

Scope and Contents Note

This note pertains to all "K" folders

Topics include the Manhattan Republican Flambeau Club (1939); letter November 3, 1938 from General Charles Keller discussing impact of radio and Orson Welles broadcast; letter Oct 23 1938 describing Harbord's recent trip to Philippines, Australia, Dutch East Indies, Batavia, Bandoeng; letters discussing terminal illness of Harbord's wife; photographs of Harbord's cousin Ida Knapp; issues with Japanese servants.

1942-1944
Box: 19 Folder : 5 Correspondence, "K"
1942-1946
Box: 19 Folder : 6 Correspondence, "K"
1940-1946
Box: 19 Folder : 7 Correspondence, "K"
1939-1940
Box: 19 Folder : 8 Correspondence, "K"
1937-1939
Box: 19 Folder : 9 Correspondence, "K"
1936-1937
Box: 19 Folder : 10 Correspondence, "K"
1935-1936
Box: 19 Folder : 11 Correspondence, "K"
1934-1935
Box: 19 Folder : 12 Correspondence, "K"
1933-1934
Box: 19 Folder : 13 Correspondence, "K"
1932-1933
Box: 19 Folder : 14 Correspondence, "K"
1931-1932
Box: 19 Folder : 15 Correspondence, "K"
1931-1934
Box: 19 Folder : 16 Correspondence, "K"
1932-1934
Box: 19 Folder : 17 Correspondence, "K"
1929-1930
Box: 20 Folder : 1 Correspondence, "L"
1923-1924
Box: 20 Folder : 2 Correspondence, "L"
1923-1929
Box: 20 Folder : 3 Correspondence, "L"
1926-1929
Box: 20 Folder : 4 Correspondence, "L"
1925-1927
Box: 20 Folder : 5 Correspondence, "L"
1938-1940
Box: 20 Folder : 6 Correspondence, "L"
1937-1938
Box: 20 Folder : 7 Correspondence, "L"
1936-1937
Box: 20 Folder : 8 Correspondence, "L"
1923-1942
Box: 20 Folder : 9 Correspondence, "L"
1942-1945
Box: 20 Folder : 10 Correspondence, "L"
1932-1935
Box: 20 Folder : 11 Correspondence, "L"
1930-1932
Box: 20 Folder : 12 Correspondence, "L"
1928-1930
Box: 20 Folder : 13 Correspondence, "L"
1927-1928
Box: 20 Folder : 14 Correspondence, "L"
1925-1926
Box: 20 Folder : 15 Correspondence, "L"
1923-1924
Box: 21 Folder : 1 Correspondence, "MA"

Scope and Contents Note

This note pertains to all folders in this box, MA-ME. Topics of correspondence and common correspondents include the following: Harbord’s illness; Republican politics and state of the U.S.; military strategy, specifically pertaining to WWII, positioning of troops, response to Hitler; critiques of American soldier attitudes and rations; critiques of New Deal; several letters about visits and travel (people coming into NY or Harbords traveling out; scheduled meetings); letter from General Douglas MacArthur; invitation to Cuban President’s daughter’s wedding; golf.

1946-1947
Box: 21 Folder : 2 Correspondence, "MA"
1945
Box: 21 Folder : 3 Correspondence, "MA"
1943-1944
Box: 21 Folder : 4 Correspondence, "MA"
1942
Box: 21 Folder : 5 Correspondence, "MA"
1941
Box: 21 Folder : 6 Correspondence, "MA"
1940
Box: 21 Folder : 7 Correspondence, "MA"
1939
Box: 21 Folder : 8 Correspondence, "MA"
1938
Box: 21 Folder : 9 Correspondence, "MA"
1937
Box: 21 Folder : 10 Correspondence, "MA"
1936
Box: 21 Folder : 11 Correspondence, "MA"
1935
Box: 21 Folder : 12 Correspondence, "MA"
1934
Box: 21 Folder : 13 Correspondence, "MA"
1933
Box: 21 Folder : 14 Correspondence, "MA"
1932
Box: 21 Folder : 15 Correspondence, "MA"
1931
Box: 21 Folder : 16 Correspondence, "MA"
1930
Box: 21 Folder : 17 Correspondence, "MA"
1929
Box: 21 Folder : 18 Correspondence, "MA"
1927-1928
Box: 21 Folder : 19 Correspondence, "MA"
1925-1926
Box: 21 Folder : 20 Correspondence, "MA"
1923-1924
Box: 21 Folder : 21 Correspondence, "MC-ME"
1945-1948
Box: 21 Folder : 22 Correspondence, "MC-ME"
1941-1944
Box: 21 Folder : 23 Correspondence, "MC-ME"
1938-1940
Box: 22 Folder : 1 Correspondence, "MC-ME"
1936-1937
Box: 22 Folder : 2 Correspondence, "MC-ME"
1935
Box: 22 Folder : 3 Correspondence, "MC-ME"
1934
Box: 22 Folder : 4 Correspondence, "MC-ME"
1933
Box: 22 Folder : 5 Correspondence, "MC-ME"
1932
Box: 22 Folder : 6 Correspondence, "MC-ME"
1931
Box: 22 Folder : 7 Correspondence, "MC-ME"
May 1929-1930
Box: 22 Folder : 8 Correspondence, "MC-ME"
1927-April 1929
Box: 22 Folder : 9 Correspondence, "MC-ME"

Scope and Contents Note

Booklets on “survey of race relations”

1925-1926
Box: 22 Folder : 10 Correspondence, "MC-ME"
1923-1924
Box: 22 Folder : 11 Correspondence, "Mexico and Canada (Proposed Trip)"

Scope and Contents Note

Harbord’s birth certificate; railroad routes and schedules

1943-1944
Box: 22 Folder : 12 Correspondence, "Memberships-American Legion Convention"

Scope and Contents Note

Harbord’s “Official Certificate of Identification” (a type of government id in lieu of passport; includes photo of Harbord); ornate certificate with official seal.

1937
Box: 22 Folder : 13 Correspondence, "Memberships-American Red Cross"

Scope and Contents Note

This note pertains to all "American Red Cross" folders. Harbord was chairman; folders include copies of addresses/speeches given and photos of 1942 speech at Red Cross Pearl Harbor Memorial.

1945-1947
Box: 22 Folder : 14 Correspondence, "Memberships-American Red Cross"
1941-1944
Box: 22 Folder : 15 Correspondence, "Memberships-American Red Cross"
1938-1940
Box: 22 Folder : 16 Correspondence, "Memberships-American Red Cross"
1934-1937
Box: 22 Folder : 17 Correspondence, "Memberships-American Red Cross"
1925-1933
Box: 22 Folder : 18 Correspondence, "Memberships-Army Relief Society"
1942-1948
Box: 22 Folder : 19 Correspondence, "Memberships-Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway System"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes US Navy photographs

1944-1947
Box: 22 Folder : 20 Correspondence, "Memberships-Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway System"
1938-1941
Box: 22 Folder : 21 Correspondence, "Memberships-Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway System"

Scope and Contents Note

Map of Carlsbad Cavern, NM

1927-1936
Box: 22 Folder : 22 Correspondence, "Memberships-Aviation Investigation Committee"

Scope and Contents Note

Folders include copies of 2 congressional acts (for national airplane use commercially, military, etc.).

1926-1927
Box: 22 Folder : 23 Correspondence, "Memberships-Aviation Investigation Committee"
1925-April 1926
Box: 23 Folder : 1 Correspondence, "Memberships-Baltic Society"
1936-1946
Box: 23 Folder : 2 Correspondence, "Memberships-Baltic Society"
1924-1935
Box: 23 Folder : 3 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bankers Trust Company"
1925-1940
Box: 23 Folder : 4 Correspondence, "Memberships-Belleau Wood Memorial Association"
1931-1945
Box: 23 Folder : 5 Correspondence, "Memberships-Belleau Wood Memorial Association"
1930-1931
Box: 23 Folder : 6 Correspondence, "Memberships-Belleau Wood Memorial Association"
1927-1930
Box: 23 Folder : 7 Correspondence, "Memberships-Belleau Wood Memorial Association"
1924-1927
Box: 23 Folder : 8 Correspondence, "Memberships-Belleau Wood Memorial Association"
1923-August 1924
Box: 23 Folder : 9 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bok Peace Award, American Foundation"
June 1933-1937
Box: 23 Folder : 10 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bok Peace Award, American Foundation"
May 1933
Box: 23 Folder : 11 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bok Peace Award, American Foundation"
December 1932-April 1933
Box: 23 Folder : 12 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bok Peace Award, American Foundation"
April-November 1932
Box: 23 Folder : 13 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bok Peace Award, American Foundation"
May 1931-March 1932
Box: 23 Folder : 14 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bok Peace Award, American Foundation"
January-March 1931
Box: 23 Folder : 15 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bok Peace Award, American Foundation"
November-December 1930
Box: 23 Folder : 16 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bok Peace Award, American Foundation"
July-October 1930
Box: 23 Folder : 17 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bok Peace Award, American Foundation"
January-June 1930
Box: 23 Folder : 18 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bok Peace Award, American Foundation"
1929
Box: 23 Folder : 19 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bok Peace Award, American Foundation"
1928
Box: 23 Folder : 20 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bok Peace Award, American Foundation"
1927
Box: 23 Folder : 21 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bok Peace Award, American Foundation"
1925-1926
Box: 23 Folder : 22 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bok Peace Award, American Foundation"
1924
Box: 23 Folder : 23 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bok Peace Award, American Foundation"
January 1924
Box: 23 Folder : 24 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bok Peace Award, American Foundation"
October-December 1923
Box: 23 Folder : 25 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bok Peace Award, American Foundation"
September 1923
Box: 24 Folder : 1 Correspondence, "Memberships-Budget: Military, Appropriations and Bonus"

Scope and Contents Note

Harbord belonged to the National Committee against the Prepayment of the Bonus, which opposed the early payout (1932) of the 1924 veteran bonus of $1000 (redeemable in 1945); he supported Hoover’s veto of Bonus Bill and opposed the Bonus Marchers/Army

1931-1933
Box: 24 Folder : 2 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bush Terminal Suit"

Scope and Contents Note

Harbord was involved in a suit against the Bush Terminal Co. in his capacity as financial investor and manager

1942-1944
Box: 24 Folder : 3 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bush Terminal Suit"
1941
Box: 24 Folder : 4 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bush Terminal Suit"
September-December 1940
Box: 24 Folder : 5 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bush Terminal Suit (Copies of Appeals and Testimony)"
1939-1940
Box: 24 Folder : 6 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bush Terminal Suit (Letters from Frank Bailey)"
1936-August 1940
Box: 24 Folder : 7 Correspondence, "Memberships-Bush Terminal Suit"
1918-1933
Box: 24 Folder : 8 Correspondence, "Memberships-Chamber of Commerce of United States"
November 1925-1926
Box: 24 Folder : 9 Correspondence, "Memberships-Chamber of Commerce of United States"
May-September 1925
Box: 24 Folder : 10 Correspondence, "Memberships-Chamber of Commerce of United States (Committee for American Merchant Marine)"
1924-1925
Box: 24 Folder : 11 Correspondence, "Memberships-China Society of America"
1931-1932
Box: 24 Folder : 12 Correspondence, "Memberships-China Society of America"
1924-1930
Box: 24 Folder : 13 Correspondence, "Memberships-Citizens Reconstruction Organization"
1932
Box: 24 Folder : 14 Correspondence, "Memberships-Colprovia Roads, Inc."
1948
Box: 24 Folder : 15 Correspondence, "Memberships-Conseil International De Reserches, International Auxiliary Language Association of the United States"
1934-1945
Box: 24 Folder : 16 Correspondence, "Memberships-Conseil International De Reserches, International Auxiliary Language Association of the United States"
1926-1933
Box: 24 Folder : 17 Correspondence, "Memberships-Conseil International De Reserches, International Auxiliary Language Association of the United States"
1923-1925
Box: 24 Folder : 18 Correspondence, "Memberships-Durant Prize Committee"
1928-1929
Box: 24 Folder : 19 Correspondence, "Memberships-Federal International Banking Co."
1931-1932
Box: 24 Folder : 20 Correspondence, "Memberships-Federal International Banking Co."
January-Mid-April 1931
Box: 24 Folder : 21 Correspondence, "Memberships-Federal International Banking Co."
December 1930
Box: 24 Folder : 22 Correspondence, "Memberships-Federal International Banking Co."
January-October 1930
Box: 25 Folder : 1 Correspondence, "Memberships-Federal International Banking Co. (Prospectus)"
1929
Box: 25 Folder : 2 Correspondence, "Memberships-Federal International Banking Co."
1928-1929
Box: 25 Folder : 3 Correspondence, "Memberships-Grant Monument Association"
1938-1946
Box: 25 Folder : 4 Correspondence, "Memberships-Grant Monument Association"
1929-1937
Box: 25 Folder : 5 Correspondence, "Memberships-Industrial Rehabilitation"
1932-1933
Box: 25 Folder : 6 Correspondence, "Memberships-Leprosy Eradication Fund"

Scope and Contents Note

photographs; oversized document (leprosy fund ad)

September 1930-1939
Box: 25 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Memberships-Leprosy Eradication Fund"
March-August 1930
Box: 25 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Memberships-Leprosy Eradication Fund"
August 1929-January 1930
Box: 25 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Memberships-Leprosy Eradication Fund"
March-July 1929
Box: 25 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Memberships-Leprosy Eradication Fund"
October 1928-February 1929
Box: 25 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Memberships-Leprosy Eradication Fund"
June-September 1928
Box: 25 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Memberships-Leprosy Eradication Fund"
April-May 1928
Box: 25 Folder : 13 Correspondence "Memberships-Leprosy Eradication Fund"
February-March 1928
Box: 25 Folder : 14 Correspondence "Memberships-Leprosy Eradication Fund"
December 1927-January 1928
Box: 25 Folder : 15 Correspondence "Memberships-Leprosy Eradication Fund"
October-November 1927
Box: 25 Folder : 16 Correspondence "Memberships-Leprosy Eradication Fund"
August-September 1927
Box: 25 Folder : 17 Correspondence "Memberships-Leprosy Eradication Fund"
March-June 1927
Box: 25 Folder : 18 Correspondence "Memberships-Leprosy Eradication Fund"
1923-1925
Box: 25 Folder : 19 Correspondence "Memberships-Military Order of the World War"
1937-1947
Box: 25 Folder : 20 Correspondence "Memberships-Military Order of the World War"
1931-1936
Box: 25 Folder : 21 Correspondence "Memberships-Military Order of the World War"
1927-April 1931
Box: 25 Folder : 22 Correspondence "Memberships-Military Order of the World War"

Scope and Contents Note

Neuby Memorandum scandal (allegations of “socialism, communism, outlawry of war, and sex irregularity”)

1926
Box: 25 Folder : 23 Correspondence "Memberships-Military Order of the World War"
November-December 1925
Box: 25 Folder : 24 Correspondence "Memberships-Military Order of the World War"
March-October 1925
Box: 26 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Memberships-Military Order of the World War"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes pamphlets and correspondence about allegations against Federal Council of Churches of communism, socialism, and pacifism (considered anti-patriotism).

November 1924-February 1925
Box: 26 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Memberships-Military Order of the World War"
March 1923-October 1924
Box: 26 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Memberships-Military Training Camp Association"
1923-1934
Box: 26 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Memberships-Moro Educational Foundation"
1935-1940
Box: 26 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Memberships-Moro Educational Foundation"
May 1932-December 1933
Box: 26 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Memberships-Moro Educational Foundation"
July 1929-March 1932
Box: 26 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Memberships-Moro Educational Foundation"
January-June 1929
Box: 26 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Memberships-Moro Educational Foundation"
January 1925-September 1928
Box: 26 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Memberships-Moro Educational Foundation"
January 1923-January 1925
Box: 26 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Memberships-National Civic Federation"
1941-1942
Box: 26 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Memberships-National Civic Federation"
1928-1937
Box: 26 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Memberships-National Civic Federation"
1923-1927
Box: 26 Folder : 13 Correspondence "Memberships-National Emergency Committee, Military Training Camps Association"
October 1940-1941
Box: 26 Folder : 14 Correspondence "Memberships-National Emergency Committee, Military Training Camps Association"
July-September 1940
Box: 26 Folder : 15 Correspondence "Memberships-National Republican Club"

Scope and Contents Note

There is correspondence from Theodore Roosevelt in several "National Republican Club" folders.

1946-1947
Box: 26 Folder : 16 Correspondence "Memberships-National Republican Club"
1944-1946
Box: 26 Folder : 17 Correspondence "Memberships-National Republican Club"
1940-1943
Box: 26 Folder : 18 Correspondence "Memberships-National Republican Club"
1939
Box: 26 Folder : 19 Correspondence "Memberships-National Republican Club"
April 1936-1938
Box: 26 Folder : 20 Correspondence "Memberships-National Republican Club"
1935-March 1936
Box: 26 Folder : 21 Correspondence "Memberships-National Republican Club"
1934
Box: 26 Folder : 22 Correspondence "Memberships-National Republican Club"
March-December 1933
Box: 26 Folder : 23 Correspondence "Memberships-National Republican Club"
June 1932-February 1933
Box: 26 Folder : 24 Correspondence "Memberships-National Republican Club"
March-May 1932
Box: 27 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Memberships-National Republican Club"
January-February 1932
Box: 27 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Memberships-National Republican Club"
August-December 1931
Box: 27 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Memberships-National Republican Club"
Mid-June-July 1931
Box: 27 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Memberships-National Republican Club"
March-June 1931
Box: 27 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Memberships-National Republican Club (Saturday Discussions)"
1931-1932
Box: 27 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Memberships-National Security League"
May 1924-1933
Box: 27 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Memberships-National Security League"
1923-April 1924
Box: 27 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Memberships-Near East Relief"

Scope and Contents Note

New Year’s photo booklet of orphans “rescued” by “American ideals”

1930-1937
Box: 27 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Memberships-Near East Relief"
October 1924-1925
Box: 27 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Memberships-Near East Relief"
February-September 1924
Box: 27 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Memberships-Near East Relief"
February 1923-January 1924
Box: 27 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Memberships-Near East Relief"
August 1928-1929
Box: 27 Folder : 13 Correspondence "Memberships-Near East Relief"
August 1927-January 1928
Box: 27 Folder : 14 Correspondence "Memberships-Near East Relief"
October 1926-June 1927
Box: 27 Folder : 15 Correspondence "Memberships-Near East Relief"
December 1925-September 1926
Box: 27 Folder : 16 Correspondence "Memberships-Near East Relief"
March-November 1925
Box: 27 Folder : 17 Correspondence "Memberships-New York Good Will Election (American Good Will Association)"
1927-1930
Box: 27 Folder : 18 Correspondence "Memberships-New York Good Will Election (American Good Will Association)"
September-December 1926
Box: 27 Folder : 19 Correspondence "Memberships-New York Good Will Election (American Good Will Association)"
May 1925-August 1926
Box: 27 Folder : 20 Correspondence "Memberships-New York Good Will Election (American Good Will Association)"
May 1924-March 1925
Box: 27 Folder : 21 Correspondence "Memberships-New York Good Will Election (American Good Will Association)"
May 1923-1924
Box: 27 Folder : 22 Correspondence "Memberships-New York Good Will Election (American Good Will Association)"
January-April 1923
Box: 28 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Memberships-New York Ordinance District"
1926-1933
Box: 28 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Memberships-New York Ordinance District"
1924-1926
Box: 28 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Memberships-Photomaton Incorporated"

Scope and Contents Note

Harbord was not actually a board member; correspondence was in response to a misprinting

1927-1930
Box: 28 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Memberships-Philippine Society"
1941-1947
Box: 28 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Memberships-Philippine Society"
1934-1940
Box: 28 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Memberships-Philippine Society"
1928-1932
Box: 28 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Memberships-Philippine Society"
May 1925-1927
Box: 28 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Memberships-Philippine Society"
1923-January 1925
Box: 28 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Memberships-Princeton University"
1933-1936
Box: 28 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Memberships-Republican Campaign for Mayor"
1929-1933
Box: 28 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Memberships-Republican Campaign for Mayor"
1929
Box: 28 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Memberships-Republican Campaigns"
November 1932-1933
Box: 28 Folder : 13 Correspondence "Memberships-Republican Campaigns"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes seating charts/maps of Madison Square Garden in 1933

October 1932
Box: 28 Folder : 14 Correspondence "Memberships-Republican County Committee (Salmon Tower)"

Scope and Contents Note

blue prints and lease for tower

1931-1934
Box: 28 Folder : 15 Correspondence "Memberships-Republican County Committee (Salmon Tower Lawsuit)"
1931-1932
Box: 28 Folder : 16 Correspondence "Memberships-Republican County Committee"

Scope and Contents Note

letters from (and signed by) Herbert Hoover across "Republican County Committee" folders

1932-1933
Box: 28 Folder : 17 Correspondence "Memberships-Republican County Committee"
October 1930-1931
Box: 28 Folder : 18 Correspondence "Memberships-Republican County Committee"
January-September 1930
Box: 28 Folder : 19 Correspondence "Memberships-Santo Domingo (Dawes Commission)"
May 1929-1930
Box: 28 Folder : 20 Correspondence "Memberships-Santo Domingo (Dawes Commission)"
March-May 1929
Box: 28 Folder : 21 Correspondence "Memberships-Santo Domingo (Dawes Commission)"
1928-February 1929
Box: 28 Folder : 22 Correspondence "Memberships-Santo Domingo (Dawes Commission)"
1928
Box: 28 Folder : 23 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Association"
1935-1937
Box: 29 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Association"
May-November 1934
Box: 29 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Association"
January-March 1934
Box: 29 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Association"
November 1932-1933
Box: 29 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Association"
June 1931-August 1932
Box: 29 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Association"
July 1930-May 1931
Box: 29 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Association"
January-June 1930
Box: 29 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Association"
July-December 1929
Box: 29 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Association"
February-June 1929
Box: 29 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Association"
November 1925-January 1928
Box: 29 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Association"
April 1923-October 1925
Box: 29 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund Contributions (List of Amounts and Contributors)"
1930-1936
Box: 29 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund Contributions (List of Amounts and Contributors)"
1930-1936
Box: 29 Folder : 13 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund Contributions (Officers)"
1930-1936
Box: 29 Folder : 14 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund Contributions"
October 1935-October 1936
Box: 29 Folder : 15 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund Contributions"
September 1935
Box: 29 Folder : 16 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund Contributions"
August 1935
Box: 29 Folder : 17 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund Contributions"
July 1935
Box: 29 Folder : 18 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund Contributions"
1930-1934
Box: 29 Folder : 19 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund Contributions (Government Funding)"
1930-1934
Box: 29 Folder : 20 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."

Scope and Contents Note

Note for all "Memberships-Etc." folders: the "Memberships-Etc." category is spread across boxes 29, 30, and 33, reflecting the original order.

Most correspondence is soliciting Harbord’s donation or name as founder/member (to which he mostly declines). Frequent and notable correspondents include Colonel Edward Olmstead; Major Muller; Trinity College; Major General M.W. Ireland.

1936
Box: 29 Folder : 21 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."

Scope and Contents Note

Includes Louise Alice Williams “Cabin Stories and Plantation Songs” (Southern Belle performances)

December 1935
Box: 29 Folder : 22 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."

Scope and Contents Note

Includes American Social Hygiene Association (pamphlet on sex education); material on The Adventure Society.

November 16-30, 1935
Box: 29 Folder : 23 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."

Scope and Contents Note

American Social Hygiene Association (pamphlet on sex education); The Adventure Society

November 1-15, 1935
Box: 29 Folder : 24 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."
October 17-31, 1935
Box: 30 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."
October 1-15, 1935
Box: 30 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."
September 12-30, 1935
Box: 30 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."
September 1-11, 1935
Box: 30 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."
Mid-July-August 1935
Box: 30 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."

Scope and Contents Note

Includes Ancient and Noble Order of the Blue Lamoo (Aryan Brotherhood).

June-Mid-July 1935
Box: 30 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund"

Scope and Contents Note

Second Division Memorial Fund was originally 4 separate sections: Second Division Memorial Fund, Second Division Memorial Fund (Originals sent to Miss Mulkins), Second Division for Miss Kay, Replies to Contributions to Second Division Memorial Fund. Includes documents pertaining to funding and building of monument; photos of memorial; design plans; donation records and solicitation.

1943-1947
Box: 30 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund"
1940-1942
Box: 30 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund"
1937-1939
Box: 30 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund"
August-December 1936
Box: 30 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund"
July 1936
Box: 30 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund"
Mid-October 1935-June 1936
Box: 30 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund"
Beginning-Mid-October 1935
Box: 30 Folder : 13 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund"
July-September 1935
Box: 30 Folder : 14 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund"
June 1935
Box: 30 Folder : 15 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund"
January-May 1935
Box: 30 Folder : 16 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund"
October-December 1934
Box: 30 Folder : 17 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund"
August-September 1934
Box: 30 Folder : 18 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund"
1932-July 1934
Box: 30 Folder : 19 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund"
1931
Box: 31 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund"
July-December 1930
Box: 31 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund"
January-June 1930
Box: 31 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Memberships-Second Division Memorial Fund"
1926-1929
Box: 31 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Memberships-Sentinels of the Republic (Endowment Fund)"
1929
Box: 31 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Memberships-Sentinels of the Republic (Endowment Fund)"
1928
Box: 31 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Memberships-Sentinels of the Republic (Endowment Fund)"
July 1926-1927
Box: 31 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Memberships-Sentinels of the Republic (Endowment Fund)"
April-June 1926
Box: 31 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Memberships-Sentinels of the Republic (Endowment Fund)"
1929-1935
Box: 31 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Memberships-Sentinels of the Republic"
June 1935-1939
Box: 31 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Memberships-Sentinels of the Republic"
1932-May 1935
Box: 31 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Memberships-Sentinels of the Republic"
1932-1933
Box: 31 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Memberships-Sentinels of the Republic"
1930-1931
Box: 31 Folder : 13 Correspondence "Memberships-Sentinels of the Republic"
1926-1929
Box: 31 Folder : 14 Correspondence "Memberships-Unemployment Relief"
March-September 1933
Box: 31 Folder : 15 Correspondence "Memberships-Unemployment Relief"
December 1932-February 1933
Box: 31 Folder : 16 Correspondence "Memberships-Unemployment Relief"
April-November 1932
Box: 31 Folder : 17 Correspondence "Memberships-Unemployment Relief"
December 1931-March 1932
Box: 31 Folder : 18 Correspondence "Memberships-Unemployment Relief"
September-November 1931
Box: 31 Folder : 19 Correspondence "Memberships-Union League Campaign Committee"
1928
Box: 31 Folder : 20 Correspondence "Memberships-United States Junior Naval Rescue"
1921-1926
Box: 31 Folder : 21 Correspondence "Memberships-United States Seniors Golf Association"
1926-1947
Box: 32 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Memberships-Verdun International World War Memorial"
1923-1933
Box: 32 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Memberships-Western Railroads"
1933
Box: 32 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
July-September 1947
Box: 32 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
May-June 1947
Box: 32 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
January-March 1947
Box: 32 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
August-December 1946
Box: 32 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
October 1945-August 1946
Box: 32 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
January-September 1945
Box: 32 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
April-December 1944
Box: 32 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
January-March 1944
Box: 32 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
September-December 1943
Box: 32 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
June-August 1943
Box: 32 Folder : 13 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
December 1942-May 1943
Box: 32 Folder : 14 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
October-December 1942
Box: 32 Folder : 15 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
June-September 1942
Box: 32 Folder : 16 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
October 1941-May 1942
Box: 32 Folder : 17 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
June-September 1941
Box: 32 Folder : 18 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
March-May 1941
Box: 32 Folder : 19 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
December 1940-January 1941
Box: 32 Folder : 20 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
July-November 1940
Box: 32 Folder : 21 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
January-June 1940
Box: 32 Folder : 22 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
December 1939
Box: 32 Folder : 23 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
December 1939
Box: 32 Folder : 24 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
March-November 1937
Box: 32 Folder : 25 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
December 1936-February 1937
Box: 33 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
July-December 1936
Box: 33 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
December 1937-May 1938
Box: 33 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Memberships-Miscellaneous"
September 1938-February 1939
Box: 33 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."

Arrangement Note

The "Memberships-Etc." category of the correspondence was mis-filed and is spread across boxes 29, 30, and 33.

June 1935
Box: 33 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."
May 1935
Box: 33 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."
Mid-Late April 1935
Box: 33 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."
Early-Mid April 1935
Box: 33 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."
March 1935
Box: 33 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."
February 1935
Box: 33 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."
January 1935
Box: 33 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."
1934
Box: 33 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."
1934
Box: 33 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."
1931-1933
Box: 33 Folder : 13 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."
1925-1930
Box: 33 Folder : 14 Correspondence "Memberships-Etc."
1923-1924
Box: 33 Folder : 15 Correspondence "MI-MY"

Scope and Contents Note

This note pertains to all "MI-MY" folders:

Includes memos from the Monterey Peninsula Country Club, which Harbord suggested be geared to service men. This marketing plan turned out to be a great success (1945); a tract on the “American National Policy Regarding International Trade Agreements and Cartels” (1945); correspondence regarding the President’s Industrial Recovery Act, 1933; report from “South American Oil Reports” by Michael O’Shaughnessy called the “Stabilization of Industry”; correspondence regarding the Philippines and General Wood.

1945-1947
Box: 33 Folder : 16 Correspondence "MI-MY"
1943-1944
Box: 33 Folder : 17 Correspondence "MI-MY"
1941-1942
Box: 33 Folder : 18 Correspondence "MI-MY"
1939-1940
Box: 34 Folder : 1 Correspondence "MI-MY"
1935-1936
Box: 34 Folder : 2 Correspondence "MI-MY"
1937-1938
Box: 34 Folder : 3 Correspondence "MI-MY"
1933-1934
Box: 34 Folder : 4 Correspondence "MI-MY"
1931-1932
Box: 34 Folder : 5 Correspondence "MI-MY"
1928-1930
Box: 34 Folder : 6 Correspondence "MI-MY"
1926-1927
Box: 34 Folder : 7 Correspondence "MI-MY"
1925
Box: 34 Folder : 8 Correspondence "MI-MY"
1923-1924
Box: 34 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Miscellaneous"

Scope and Contents Note

"Miscellaneous folders consist primarily of inter-office notes, phone and visit messages, and received poems, clippings, mailers.

1942-1947
Box: 34 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Miscellaneous"
1938-1941
Box: 34 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Miscellaneous"
1935-1937
Box: 34 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Miscellaneous"
1932-1934
Box: 34 Folder : 13 Correspondence "Miscellaneous"
1931
Box: 34 Folder : 14 Correspondence "Miscellaneous"
1927-1930
Box: 34 Folder : 15 Correspondence "Miscellaneous"
1926
Box: 34 Folder : 16 Correspondence "Miscellaneous"
1917-1925
Box: 34 Folder : 17 Correspondence "Moran v. Harbord"

Scope and Contents Note

Lawsuit against the Harbords lodged by a former employee (cook) who fell down their stairs.

Box: 35 Folder : 1 Correspondence "N-O"

Scope and Contents Note

Notable correspondents include Edward J. Nally (VP and general manager of American Marconi Company; first president of RCA); National Geographic Society; Rauf Orbay (Ottoman naval officer, Turkish statesman and diplomat).

Subjects discussed include Harbord’s role as chairman of RCA; real estate market in Washington; health issues; National Council of the Citizens Committee for a National War Service Act; books; vacation to Rancho Santa Fe; domestic life in Rye; bonds; and Domestic help (the “servant problem”).

1947
Box: 35 Folder : 2 Correspondence "N-O"

Scope and Contents Note

Letters discuss health; deaths; books; Philippine Society dinner; Domestic help (Complaints about servants/lack of servants); and Harbord's vacation in Death Valley.

1946
Box: 35 Folder : 3 Correspondence "N-O"

Scope and Contents Note

Notable correspondents include Basil O’Connor (American lawyer. In cooperation with US President Franklin D. Roosevelt he started two foundations for the rehabilitation of polio patients and the research on polio prevention and treatment. From 1944 to 1949 he was chairman and president of the American Red Cross and from 1945 to 1950 he was chairman of the League of Red Cross Societies). Letters discuss Harbord’s poor health, plans to visit Death Valley, Hiroshima, and Servants.

1945
Box: 35 Folder : 4 Correspondence "N-O"

Scope and Contents Note

Letters discuss health problems, Japanese occupation, the death of President Quezon [president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines], and the difficulty finding enough servants and a cook.

July-December 1944
Box: 35 Folder : 5 Correspondence "N-O"

Scope and Contents Note

Letters discuss Mrs. Harbord’s neuritis, servants, diet and fitness plan, the War Report, General of the Armies Bill, and women marines. A letter to “Dear Aunt Kate” [Mrs. T.W.Orendorff] dated March 22, 1944: “I hope your young neighbor boy who calls you ‘Dear Aunt Kate’ from somewhere out in the Pacific will make good on that killing of a Jap and a German and send you their scalps”.

January-June 1944
Box: 35 Folder : 6 Correspondence "N-O"
1943
Box: 35 Folder : 7 Correspondence "N-O"

Scope and Contents Note

Notable correspondents include James Walker Tufts (entrepreneur); Major General John F. O’Ryan (a New York City attorney, politician, government official and military officer. He served as commander of the 27th Division during World War I. He later served as a member of the New York State Transit Commission and as New York City Police Commissioner. During World War II he was New York State Civil Defense Director). Letters discuss girl home makers, the Emma Harbord Memorial, the Army Relief Society, the Seabord Railway, servants, Wrigley’s chewing gum being “hit by the war," WAAC and WAVE, Roosevelt, Churchill, and the Second Airborne Division. There are also pamphlets for hotels in North Carolina and Florida.

Letter to Mary Louise 12/8/1942: “The two servants are Japanese, as you know, and while we have great confidence in them there are, beyond question, a few people in our neighborhood at Rye who seem to resent our keeping them. They comply with the law and are, as far as their behavior is concerned, better Americans than some of the people who criticize their presence--paying income taxes, having a bank account, and all those things which good citizens are supposed to do.”

1942
Box: 35 Folder : 8 Correspondence "N-O"

Scope and Contents Note

Letters discuss Mrs. Harbord's trust, RCA settlement, Hitler, WWII, and health. Interesting letterheads include The Alvarado Hotel (Albuquerque, NM) and the Japanese Embassy. There are pamphlets on “The Public’s Platform for Labor Reform” and “The American Forum of the Air."

1941
Box: 35 Folder : 9 Correspondence "N-O"

Scope and Contents Note

Topics include Roosevelt and WWII. There is a calendar from Oberlin College.

1940
Box: 35 Folder : 10 Correspondence "N-O"

Scope and Contents Note

Letters discuss modern art, WWII, Rye, health issues, and Japanese Beetles. There is a pamphlet titled "The Spirit of the Founders of the University of Notre Dame."

1939
Box: 35 Folder : 11 Correspondence "N-O"

Scope and Contents Note

Notable correspondents include R. Nagai, Minister of Communications (Tokyo, Japan). Interesting letterheads include The Philippine Club, New York World’s Fair 1939 Incorporated and The Square Table Club. Letters discuss Harbord’s Second Marriage to Mrs. Anne Lee Brown, China, Japan, the Disabled Veterans Convention, and Harbord’s travel plans (to Tokyo).

1938
Box: 35 Folder : 12 Correspondence "N-O"

Scope and Contents Note

Interesting letterheads include the Brighton Hotel, St. Bartholomew’s Church, and the RCA Building. Letters discuss The Emma Harbord Fund, Emma’s estate, investments, and Mrs. Harbord’s death.

1937
Box: 35 Folder : 13 Correspondence "N-O"

Scope and Contents Note

Letters discuss Emma Harbord's hospital treatment, detective stories, the Hoover Administration and the Philippine Defense Bill.

1936
Box: 35 Folder : 14 Correspondence "N-O"
1935
Box: 35 Folder : 15 Correspondence "N-O"
1934
Box: 35 Folder : 16 Correspondence "N-O"
1933
Box: 36 Folder : 1 Correspondence "N-O"
1932
Box: 36 Folder : 2 Correspondence "N-O"
1931
Box: 36 Folder : 3 Correspondence "N-O (Appointment of Ovenshine)"
1927-1931
Box: 36 Folder : 4 Correspondence "N-O"
1930
Box: 36 Folder : 5 Correspondence "N-O"
1929
Box: 36 Folder : 6 Correspondence "N-O"
1928
Box: 36 Folder : 7 Correspondence "N-O"
1927
Box: 36 Folder : 8 Correspondence "N-O"
1926
Box: 36 Folder : 9 Correspondence "N-O"
1925
Box: 36 Folder : 10 Correspondence "N-O"
1924
Box: 36 Folder : 11 Correspondence "N-O"
1923
Box: 36 Folder : 12 Correspondence "N-O"
1921-1922
Box: 36 Folder : 13 Correspondence "O-(Organizations) RCA"
1922-1942
Box: 36 Folder : 14 Correspondence "PA-PL"
1946-1947
Box: 36 Folder : 15 Correspondence "PA-PL"
1944-1945
Box: 36 Folder : 16 Correspondence "PA-PL"
1943
Box: 36 Folder : 17 Correspondence "PA-PL"
1941-1942
Box: 37 Folder : 1 Correspondence "PA-PL"
1939-1940
Box: 37 Folder : 2 Correspondence "PA-PL"
1936-1938
Box: 37 Folder : 3 Correspondence "PA-PL"
1934-1935
Box: 37 Folder : 4 Correspondence "PA-PL"
1932-1934
Box: 37 Folder : 5 Correspondence "PA-PL"
1931
Box: 37 Folder : 6 Correspondence "PA-PL"
1929-1930
Box: 37 Folder : 7 Correspondence "PA-PL"
1927-1928
Box: 37 Folder : 8 Correspondence "PA-PL"
1925-1926
Box: 37 Folder : 9 Correspondence "PA-PL"
1923-1924
Box: 37 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Passports"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes Mr. and Mrs. Harbord's passports and identification information.

1923-1924
Box: 37 Folder : 11 Correspondence "PA-PL (Patton- War as I Knew It)"

Scope and Contents Note

Complete manuscript.

Box: 37 Folder : 12 Correspondence "PA-PL (Patton Fund for Jensen Memorial)"
Box: 37 Folder : 13 Correspondence "Philippine Independence"
Box: 37 Folder : 14 Correspondence "Photographs"

Scope and Contents Note

This note pertains to all "photographs" folders. Contents include solicitation for copies of photos; photo session; photo retouch; photo autographs; falsified photo scandal including Hoover FBI letter. Many duplicate headshots of Harbord in uniform and at RCA events.

1922-1927
Box: 37 Folder : 15 Correspondence "Photographs"
1928-1934
Box: 38 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Photographs"
1935-1947
Box: 38 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Photographs-Harbord"
Box: 38 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Photographs-Harbord Portraits"
Box: 38 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Photographs-Harbord Military"
Box: 38 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Photographs-Harbord RCA Studios"
Box: 38 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Photographs-Groups and Events"
Box: 38 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Photographs-Mounted Studio Photos (Harbord and others)"
Box: 38 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Photographs-People other than Harbord and Pictorial Ephemera"
Box: 38 Folder : 9 Correspondence "PO-PY"

Scope and Contents Note

This note pertains to all "PO-PY" folders. Regular correspondents: Colonel Arthur Poillon; Captain S. T. Polk; Captain Popenos; Colonel Puyol; Mrs. Porter. Common contents consist of speeches (addresses), publications, letters received, biographical sketch of Harbord, book contract, pamphlets.

1941-1947
Box: 38 Folder : 10 Correspondence "PO-PY"
1937-1940
Box: 38 Folder : 11 Correspondence "PO-PY"
1931-1936
Box: 38 Folder : 12 Correspondence "PO-PY"

Scope and Contents Note

Correspondence from Colonel Poole. Harbord’s address at University of Virginia (Institute of Public Affairs).

1927-1930
Box: 38 Folder : 13 Correspondence "PO-PY"
1921-1926
Box: 38 Folder : 14 Correspondence "Publicity (Misc.)"

Scope and Contents Note

The “Publicity” folders contain requests for Harbord to attend and participate in various speaking engagements including lectures, luncheons, banquets, symposia, and society dinners. They also contain hardcopies of select speeches and addresses that Harbord gave.

Box: 38 Folder : 15 Correspondence "Publicity"
1947-1949
Box: 39 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Publicity"
1946
Box: 39 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Publicity"
1945
Box: 39 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Publicity"
1944
Box: 39 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Publicity"
January-December1943
Box: 39 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Publicity"
July-September 1942
Box: 39 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Publicity"
January-June 1942
Box: 39 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Publicity"
September-December 1941
Box: 39 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Publicity"
January-August 1941
Box: 39 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Publicity"
July-December 1940
Box: 39 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Publicity"
January-June 1940
Box: 39 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Publicity"
July-December 1939
Box: 40 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Address containing first-hand accounts of Harbord's experiences in the war, delivered to The Army War College, Washington, D.C. On April 6, 1939. "A Chief of Staff in the Theater of Operations"

May-June 1939
Box: 40 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Newspaper clipping from the Temple Daily Telegram, Temple, Texas, in which Harbord writes on how he believes television has no future.

January-April 1939
Box: 40 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Radio broadcast transcripts, "Observations Around the Pacific III, China, Japan and Manchoukuo, September 13, 1938," "Observations Around the Pacific II, The Philippines," on September 6, 1938.

Broadcast on the Red Cross, over Radio WEAF, 6:00 p.m., November 17, 1938: "The Red Cross is Here," firsthand accounts of the hurricane that hit New York City in 1930

November-December 1938
Box: 40 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Harbord's thoughts on Japan: address before the America-Japan Society, June 9, 1938, Imperial Hotel

April-October 1938
Box: 40 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Memorial address broadcast over station WJZ and the NBC Blue Network by on behalf of Newton Baker, Secretary of War during WWI, Sunday evening, January 2, 1938, Imperial Hotel

January-March 1938
Box: 40 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Address, "History in the Making and the Writing," January 28, 1938, before the members of the Catholic Writers Guild of America, at De La Salle Institute

Address, February 15, 1937, to the Henrietta Wells Livermore School of Politics at the Women's National Republican Club

April-June 1937
Box: 40 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Address broadcast over WJZ by General James G. Harbord, Chairman of New York Chapter American Red Cross, November 11, 1937, dealing with the devastating floods in Mississippi in 1936 and Red Cross response

July-December 1937
Box: 40 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Publicity"
January-March 1937
Box: 40 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Letters discuss economic conditions of the Philippine Islands and Harbord’s address to volunteers of the Red Cross; also includes booklet, "The Constitution of the United States of America, and What it Contains," meant to be an educational pamphlet; Boy Scout ephemera, and Harbord's address to the Boy Scouts; and ephemera from Cody, Wyoming.

April-May 1936
Box: 40 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Notable correspondents include Robert C. Kennedy. Letters discuss Mrs. Harbord’s health; trip to Asheville, NC; Requests for speaking engagements, letters, autographed photos, etc. Also includes a copy of “Military Training as a Preparation for Citizenship.”

June-December 1936
Box: 40 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes address, "Military Training as Preparation for Citizenship"

January-March
Box: 40 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes General Pershing Birthday Broadcast, September 1935; "Unchanging Facts in Our Changing World," address at combined meeting of the Commonwealth and Commercial Clubs of Cincinnati, Ohio, April 26, 1935.

April-September 1935
Box: 41 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Letters discuss Mrs. Harbord’s illness and the New Deal; includes many Invitations to attend/speak at lectures, symposia, society dinners, and other gatherings. Also includes copy of Labor: National Weekly Newspaper Owned and Edited by the Railroad Workers of America.

October-December 1935
Box: 41 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Publicity"
July-September 1934
Box: 41 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes copy of “Again we dream while clouds gather”-- address made at Town Hall January 3, 1935 to NY Chamber of Commerce, Committee On National Defense.

January-March 1935
Box: 41 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes copy of Harbord’s speech “War in the Air” October 12, 1934 and radio address on "The Chartered Activities of the Red Cross." Also includes letter from Secretary of War General MacArthur.

October-December 1934
Box: 41 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes copy of Harbord's “The Story of the Roosevelt Division." Of note is letter from Harbord to E. Edwin Goldwasser, Greater New York Campaign of the United Jewish appeal, dated May 10, 1934: “I have your letter of May 8 requesting a statement endorsing your campaign to raise $1,200,000 for the relief of the Jews of Germany. Inasmuch as I doubt the advisability of initiating such a campaign at a time when there are so many other demands being made on the citizens of this country, I would prefer not to make any statement in this connection.”

May-June 1934
Box: 41 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes Harbord’s address: “Radio in War" and his article “When the Flag Came Down at Corregidor.”

January-April 1934
Box: 41 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes Harbord's address at Annual Meeting of Philippine Club, December 16th, 1933. Also includes biographical material.

September-December 1933
Box: 41 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes copy of "Nylic Review" (Harbord on the cover).

May-August 1933
Box: 41 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes list of “Officers of the Army”

April 1933
Box: 41 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes “Annual All Star Show and Fashion Revue of the Israel Orphan Asylum” 1933; address by Harbord before the Pan American Medical Congress at Dallas, TX March 23, 1933: “Closer Relations Between the Republics of the Western Hemisphere”.

March 1933
Box: 41 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes 25th anniversary of the Mental Hygiene Movement, with pamphlet - “A Mind that Found Itself."

January-February 1933
Box: 41 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes Harbord's address “Reminiscences of the French High Command;” President Hoover’s stand on prohibition; copies of “Recruiting News” containing article on Frazier Hunt’s biographical radio talk "Great Personalities"

October-December 1932
Box: 42 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Publicity"
July-September 1932
Box: 42 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Publicity"
April-June 1932
Box: 42 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Publicity"
May 1932
Box: 42 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Publicity"
March 1932
Box: 42 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Publicity"
February 1932
Box: 42 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Publicity"
January 1932
Box: 42 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Publicity"
November-December 1931
Box: 42 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Publicity"
July-October 1931
Box: 42 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Publicity"
June 1931
Box: 42 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Publicity"
April-May 1931
Box: 42 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Publicity"
March 1931
Box: 42 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Publicity"
January-March 1931
Box: 43 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Publicity"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes propaganda on Communism/Combatting communists; Harbord’s introduction for the broadcast series, “When Mr. Baker Made War;” biographical material; copy of the American Legion Monthly.

October-December 1930
Box: 43 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Publicity"
July-September 1930
Box: 43 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Publicity"
April-June 1930
Box: 43 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Publicity"
January-March 1930
Box: 43 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Publicity"
October-December 1929
Box: 43 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Publicity"
May-September 1929
Box: 43 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Publicity"
April 1929
Box: 43 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Publicity"
January-March 1929
Box: 43 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Publicity"
July-December 1928
Box: 43 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Publicity"
May-June 1928
Box: 43 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Publicity"
January-April 1928
Box: 43 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Publicity"
July-December 1927
Box: 43 Folder : 13 Correspondence "Publicity"
April-June 1927
Box: 43 Folder : 14 Correspondence "Publicity"
January-March 1927
Box: 44 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Publicity"
July-December 1926
Box: 44 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Publicity"
June 1926
Box: 44 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Publicity"
March-May 1926
Box: 44 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Publicity"
January-February 1926
Box: 44 Folder : 5 Correspondence "Publicity"
October-December 1925
Box: 44 Folder : 6 Correspondence "Publicity"
June-September 1925
Box: 44 Folder : 7 Correspondence "Publicity"
January-May 1925
Box: 44 Folder : 8 Correspondence "Publicity"
September-December 1924
Box: 44 Folder : 9 Correspondence "Publicity"
June-August 1924
Box: 44 Folder : 10 Correspondence "Publicity"
February-May 1924
Box: 44 Folder : 11 Correspondence "Publicity"
January 1924
Box: 44 Folder : 12 Correspondence "Publicity"
September-December 1923
Box: 44 Folder : 13 Correspondence "Publicity"
June-August 1923
Box: 45 Folder : 1 Correspondence "Publicity"
March-May 1923
Box: 45 Folder : 2 Correspondence "Publicity"
January-February 1923
Box: 45 Folder : 3 Correspondence "Q"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes letters from Philippines President Manuel Quezon and his wife Aurora discussing their health and the prospects for Philippine independence and U.S./Philippines relations. Also includes letters regarding the health of Mrs. Harbord, and a letter of recommendation dated April 9, 1935 for John P. Quander, “an extremely intelligent, well-educated colored man, one of the best stenographers I have ever known, and thoroughly competent for a position such as that you mention in your letter.”

1931-1944
Box: 45 Folder : 4 Correspondence "Q"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes letters from Philippines President Manuel Quezon discussing social and racial attitudes toward Filipinos [“natives”].

1923-1930
Box: 45 Folder : 5 Correspondence "RA-RH"

Scope and Contents Note

Notable correspondents include General Charles Dudley Rhodes (includes biographical sketch). Interesting letterheads include the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe and Forest Hills Inn, Long Island. Topics include travel arrangements to San Francisco.

1944-1948
Box: 45 Folder : 6 Correspondence "RA-RH"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes letter to Celia Reber discussing difficulty of getting servants and a report on the Conference on Public Relations sponsored by National Association of Manufacturers.

1941-1943
Box: 45 Folder : 7 Correspondence "RA-RH"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes pamphlet titled "Memorandum of the meetings in Washington of the Selective Service Advertising Group and the War Department," a letter from Senator Reynolds regarding anti-immigration legislation, and a letter discussing Philippine independence. In addition, there is a letter from Harbord dated December 16, 1938 announcing his re-marriage.

1938-1940
Box: 45 Folder : 8 Correspondence "RA-RH"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes pamphlets on "The Crisis and the Political Parties," "A Primer of Capitalism Illustrated," and "American Liberty League." Also includes sympathy letters regarding the death of Mrs. Harbord.

1936-1937
Box: 45 Folder : 9 Correspondence "RA-RH"
1933-1935
Box: 45 Folder : 10 Correspondence "RA-RH"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes correspondence regarding the Hoover campaign.

1931-1932
Box: 45 Folder : 11 Correspondence "RA-RH"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes letter dated December 9, 1930 declining request for help with employment: “We are laying off employees by the hundreds and reducing the compensation of many of those who stay.”

1929-1930
Box: 45 Folder : 12 Correspondence "RA-RH"
1927-1928
Box: 45 Folder : 13 Correspondence "RA-RH"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes pamphlet on the "International Institute of China Inc. or the Mission Among the Higher Classes in China" and a copy of the International Journal (in Chinese)

1925-1926
Box: 45 Folder : 14 Correspondence "RA-RH"
1924
Box: 45 Folder : 15 Correspondence "RA-RH"

Scope and Contents Note

Includes letter regarding campaign to have Harbord nominated as Vice-President [to Coolidge; Dawes nominated instead] and a letter discussing the Ku Klux Klan. Also includes pamphlet on "Principles of Evacuation."

1923-1924
Box: 45 Folder : 16 Correspondence "Retired Pay"
1933, 1945
Box: 46 Folder : 1 Correspondence "RI-RY"
1945-1947
Box: 46 Folder : 2 Correspondence "RI-RY"
1943-1944
Box: 46 Folder : 3 Correspondence "RI-RY"
1942
Box: 46 Folder : 4 Correspondence "RI-RY"
1941
Box: 46 Folder : 5 Correspondence "RI-RY"
1940
Box: 46 Folder : 6 Correspondence "RI-RY"
1937-1939
Box: 46 Folder : 7 Correspondence "RI-RY"
1935-1936
Box: 46 Folder : 8 Correspondence "RI-RY"
1933-1934
Box: 46 Folder : 9 Correspondence "RI-RY"
1931-1932
Box: 46 Folder : 10 Correspondence "RI-RY"
1930
Box: 46 Folder : 11 Correspondence "RI-RY"
1928-1929
Box: 46 Folder : 12 Correspondence "RI-RY"
1926-1927
Box: 46 Folder : 13 Correspondence "RI-RY"
1923-1925
Box: 47 Folder : 1 Republican Campaign Correspondence

Scope and Contents Note

This note pertains to all Republican Campaign Correspondence. Includes letters and documents relating to Harbord’s work with the Union league, such as his invitations to Paramount Pictures executives to participate in the Hoover Campaign; a comprehensive campaign pamphlet for Hoover; a national “Who’s Who” poll for Hoover; “Hoovergrams” for mailing in contributions to his campaign, and two photos of him inundated by them; and a copy of the Kourier Magazine by the Ku Klux Klan, noted with thanks by Harbord.

Box: 47 Folder : 2 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 3 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 4 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 5 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 6 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 7 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 8 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 9 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 10 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 11 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 12 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 13 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 14 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 15 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 16 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 17 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 18 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 19 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 20 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 21 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 47 Folder : 22 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 1 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 2 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 3 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 4 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 5 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 6 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 7 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 8 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 9 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 10 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 11 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 12 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 13 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 14 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 15 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 16 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 17 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: 48 Folder : 18 Republican Campaign Correspondence
Box: OS medium Folder : Harbord OS1 Republican Campaign Posters: Hoover and Curtis
circa 1929
Box: 49 Folder : 1 Correspondence "SA-SC"

Scope and Contents Note

This note pertains to all "SA-SC" folders. Interesting ephemera includes business cards and a marching songs book called “Freedom’s Drums.” Letters discuss Mrs. Harbord’s health (her bout of typhoid fever), radio sets, the cadets at West Point, trips to South America, Europe, Cuba and Mexico; automobiles; the San Antonio lodge; Margaret Deland’s writing (including “Old Chester Tales,” “The Iron Woman,” and a “little book” that is “beautifully written and bears upon the question of the Negro in America in an interesting way”), “oriental matters” in the Philippines, rapid growth in population and industry of California and the Pacific Coast states, the Hoover Campaign, the Crow Indian Agency, Custer Battlefield, “Anti-Hoover people,” real estate, the fall of Paris “to the beasts of Europe,” the American Legion, servants, WWII, the Philadelphia Women’s Forum on Post-War Planning, and railroad lines. There are also pamphlets on “Labor-Credit: A Property Owner’s Solution of the Unemployment Problem," “Coordination of Rail and Highway Transportation," “The Present Economic State of Germany," “Plan of the Committee in Aid of the Depositors of the Bank of United States," and “The Bank of United States Report on Financial Condition.”

1923-1926
Box: 49 Folder : 2 Correspondence "SA-SC"
1927-1930
Box: 49 Folder : 3 Correspondence "SA-SC"
1931-1933
Box: 49 Folder : 4 Correspondence "SA-SC"
1934-1937
Box: 49 Folder : 5 Correspondence "SA-SC"
1938-1941
Box: 49 Folder : 6 Correspondence "SA-SC"
1941-1944
Box: 49 Folder : 7 Correspondence "SA-SC"
1945-1947
Box: 49 Folder : 8 Correspondence "SE-SO"

Scope and Contents Note

This note pertains to all "SE-SO" folders. Letters discuss General Motors Strike; books and newspaper articles; Eisenhower; foreign policies of the New Deal government; President Roosevelt; life insurance; Civil Penalties Bill; anti-trust laws; Consumers’ Goods Industries Committee; WWII; Eastman Kodak Co.; the Equal Rights Amendment; estate planning; television; the Securities Act; regional plan proposals for the improvement of Westchester County; West Point; and golf. Also includes pamphlets on “International ‘New Dealism,'" “An Appraisal of the Public Utility Act of 1935, and “Problems under the Security Exchange Act.”

1945-1947
Box: 49 Folder : 9 Correspondence "SE-SO"
1941-1944
Box: 49 Folder : 10 Correspondence "SE-SO"
1937-1941
Box: 49 Folder : 11 Correspondence "SE-SO"
1934-1936
Box: 49 Folder : 12 Correspondence "SE-SO"
1931-1933
Box: 49 Folder : 13 Correspondence "SE-SO"
1930
Box: 49 Folder : 14 Correspondence "SE-SO"
1927-1929
Box: 50 Folder : 1 Correspondence "SE-SO"
1926
Box: 50 Folder : 2 Correspondence "SE-SO"
1925
Box: 50 Folder : 3 Correspondence "SE-SO"
1923-1924
Box: 50 Folder : 4 Correspondence "SP-SY"
1941-1946
Box: 50 Folder : 5 Correspondence "SP-SY"
1939-1940
Box: 50 Folder : 6 Correspondence "SP-SY"
1935-1938
Box: 50 Folder : 7 Correspondence "SP-SY"
1931-1934
Box: 50 Folder : 8 Correspondence "SP-SY"
1931-1934
Box: 50 Folder : 9 Correspondence "SP-SY"
1927-1930
Box: 50 Folder : 10 Correspondence "SP-SY"
1925-1926
Box: 50 Folder : 11 Correspondence "SP-SY"
1923-1924
Box: 50 Folder : 12 Correspondence "T-U"
1943-1947
Box: 50 Folder : 13 Correspondence "T-U"
1940-1942
Box: 50 Folder : 14 Correspondence "T-U"
1937-1939
Box: 51 Folder : 1 Correspondence "T-U"
1934-1936
Box: 51 Folder : 2 Correspondence "T-U"
1931-1933
Box: 51 Folder : 3 Correspondence "T-U"
1929-1930
Box: 51 Folder : 4 Correspondence "T-U"
1927-1928
Box: 51 Folder : 5 Correspondence "T-U"
1925-1926
Box: 51 Folder : 6 Correspondence "T-U"
1923-1924
Box: 51 Folder : 7 Correspondence "V-WA"
1945-1947
Box: 51 Folder : 8 Correspondence "V-WA"
1944
Box: 51 Folder : 9 Correspondence "V-WA"
1943
Box: 51 Folder : 10 Correspondence "V-WA"
1942
Box: 51 Folder : 11 Correspondence "V-WA"
1941
Box: 51 Folder : 12 Correspondence "V-WA"
1939-1940
Box: 51 Folder : 13 Correspondence "V-WA"
1936-1938
Box: 51 Folder : 14 Correspondence "V-WA"
1934-1935
Box: 51 Folder : 15 Correspondence "V-WA"
1933
Box: 51 Folder : 16 Correspondence "V-WA"
1931-1932
Box: 51 Folder : 17 Correspondence "V-WA"
1923-1924
Box: 51 Folder : 18 Correspondence "V-WA"
1925-1926
Box: 52 Folder : 1 Correspondence "V-WA"
1927-1928
Box: 52 Folder : 2 Correspondence "V-WA"
1929-1930
Box: 52 Folder : 3 Correspondence "WE-WH"
1946-1947
Box: 52 Folder : 4 Correspondence "WE-WH"
1943-1945
Box: 52 Folder : 5 Correspondence "WE-WH"
1941-1942
Box: 52 Folder : 6 Correspondence "WE-WH"
1940-1941
Box: 52 Folder : 7 Correspondence "WE-WH"
1937-1939
Box: 52 Folder : 8 Correspondence "WE-WH"
1935-1936
Box: 52 Folder : 9 Correspondence "WE-WH"
1931-1934
Box: 52 Folder : 10 Correspondence "WE-WH"
1927-1930
Box: 52 Folder : 11 Correspondence "WE-WH"
1925-1926
Box: 52 Folder : 12 Correspondence "WE-WH"
1922-1924
Box: 52 Folder : 13 Correspondence "WI-WY" + "X, Y, Z"
1945-1947
Box: 52 Folder : 14 Correspondence "WI-WY" + "X, Y, Z"
1942-1944
Box: 52 Folder : 15 Correspondence "WI-WY" + "X, Y, Z"
1940-1941
Box: 52 Folder : 16 Correspondence "WI-WY" + "X, Y, Z"
1938-1939
Box: 52 Folder : 17 Correspondence "WI-WY" + "X, Y, Z"
1937
Box: 52 Folder : 18 Correspondence "WI-WY" + "X, Y, Z"
1936
Box: 52 Folder : 19 Correspondence "WI-WY" + "X, Y, Z"
1935
Box: 53 Folder : 1 Correspondence "WI-WY" + "X, Y, Z"
1933-1934
Box: 53 Folder : 2 Correspondence "WI-WY" + "X, Y, Z"
1931-1932
Box: 53 Folder : 3 Correspondence "WI-WY" + "X, Y, Z"
1929-1930
Box: 53 Folder : 4 Correspondence "WI-WY" + "X, Y, Z"
1927-1928
Box: 53 Folder : 5 Correspondence "WI-WY" + "X, Y, Z"
1926-1927
Box: 53 Folder : 6 Correspondence "WI-WY" + "X, Y, Z"
1925
Box: 53 Folder : 7 Correspondence "WI-WY" + "X, Y, Z"
1924
Box: 53 Folder : 8 Correspondence "WI-WY" + "X, Y, Z"
1923
Box: 53 Folder : 9 Correspondence "WI-WY" + "X, Y, Z"
1922
Object: Card file index Index

Scope and Contents Note

Appears to be Harbord's original name index of correspondents, housed in its original wooden filing cabinet. May be useful to researchers looking for specific correspondents. There is also one box of re-housed index cards that appears to be some type of rolodex of Harbord's business and professional contacts.

Subseries I.2: Individual and important correspondents

Scope and Contents Note

This subseries contains Harbord's correspondence with Charles Dawes (Brigadier General who served as chairman of the purchasing board for the American Expeditionary Forces), General Pershing, Dwight Morrow (lawyer and banker with J.P. Morgan), and Theodore Roosevelt. There are also two folders of letters from various other significant correspondents.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 53 Folder : 11 Correspondence with Charles Dawes

Scope and Contents Note

This note pertains to all folders of Dawes correspondence. Letters discuss concerns about promoting General Marshall, post-war economy of Great Britain, servants and servant problems, atomic bomb and policy toward Japan, tensions between the U.K. and East during the war, Churchill, and the Monroe Doctrine and reluctance to enter WWII.

1946-1947
Box: 53 Folder : 12 Correspondence with Charles Dawes
1945
Box: 53 Folder : 13 Correspondence with Charles Dawes
1944
Box: 53 Folder : 14 Correspondence with Charles Dawes
1943
Box: 53 Folder : 15 Correspondence with Charles Dawes
1942
Box: 53 Folder : 16 Correspondence with Charles Dawes
1941
Box: 53 Folder : 17 Correspondence with Charles Dawes
1940
Box: 53 Folder : 18 Correspondence with Charles Dawes
1939-1940
Box: 53 Folder : 19 Correspondence with Charles Dawes
1935-1938
Box: 54 Folder : 1 Correspondence with Charles Dawes
1931-1934
Box: 54 Folder : 2 Correspondence with Charles Dawes
1929
Box: 54 Folder : 3 Correspondence with Charles Dawes
1929
Box: 54 Folder : 4 Correspondence with Charles Dawes
1927-1930
Box: 54 Folder : 5 Correspondence with Charles Dawes
1925-1926
Box: 54 Folder : 6 Correspondence with Charles Dawes
1921-1924
Box: 54 Folder : 7 Correspondence with Charles Dawes
1921-1944
Box: 54 Folder : 8 Correspondence with General Pershing

Scope and Contents Note

This note pertains to all folder of Pershing Correspondence.

Letters discuss Harbord's disappointment about how the radio channels covered the war, and career advice from Pershing (Pershing suggests Harbord take a job in the Philippines, and heavily dissuades him from taking the mayorship of NYC, given that he already has all the important commercial and political connections from RCA post)/ Also include Harbord's draft of a eulogy for Pershing, whose death was in 1948. In it, he mentions the tragic fire at el Presidio, Pershing's earlier home: “I was at the Presidio of San Francisco during the tragedy which in 1915 robbed [Pershing] of his young wife and three little girls."

1941-1947
Box: 54 Folder : 9 Correspondence with General Pershing
1940-1941
Box: 54 Folder : 10 Correspondence with General Pershing
1936-1939
Box: 54 Folder : 11 Correspondence with General Pershing
1933-1935
Box: 54 Folder : 12 Correspondence with General Pershing
1930-1932
Box: 54 Folder : 13 Correspondence with General Pershing
1925-1929
Box: 54 Folder : 14 Correspondence with General Pershing
1918-1924
Box: 54 Folder : 15 Morrow Correspondence
1926-1930
Box: 54 Folder : 16 Morrow Correspondence
1924-1926
Box: 54 Folder : 17 Theodore Roosevelt Correspondence

Scope and Contents Note

Includes ten letters from Theodore Roosevelt to Harbord, and one letter from Roosevelt's son Archibald, along with Harbord's responses. Letters discuss Roosevelt's request to raise a division in WWI (ultimately denied by President Wilson), for which he was recruiting Harbord; the death of Roosevelt's son Quentin in service as a pilot; and the military service of Roosevelt's other sons.

Note that only photocopies of the Roosevelt letters are available to researchers.

1917-1919
Box: 54 Folder : 17A Theodore Roosevelt letters (originals) -- RESTRICTED
1917-1919
Box: 54 Folder : 18 Misc. Important Letters

Scope and Contents Note

Correspondents include William Taft, Marshal Petain, and others

Box: 54 Folder : 19 Misc. Important Letters

Scope and Contents Note

Correspondents include Herbert Hoover, Eilhu Root, Marshal Petain, and others

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Series II: Military papers

Scope and Contents Note

This series includes cablegrams and reports from World War I, as well as articles and reports on both civilian and military aspects of the Philippines from Harbord's years of service there.

Subseries II.1: Correspondence, reports and diary

Scope and Contents Note

This subseries contains cablegrams, war reports, and papers relating to the 1937 Convention of the American Legion. There is also one folder of military photographs and a folder of pamphlets.

Cablegrams

Cablegrams A 813-A 2099 (boxes II.1-2) are cablegrams received by Harbord which primarily relate to personnel concerns. Earlier cablegrams mostly center around logistics (shipments, production, training, payments, replies to queries) while later cablegrams are mostly concerned with discharge, messages to soldiers, and verification of soldier status (location, health, condition, rank, citizenship).

These cables are organized topically by individual date and labeled with alphanumerical code, typically ranging 1-2 pages in length per topic group. Each cable is subgrouped into numbered paragraphs which represent separate messages.

Each of these cables is signed by Kerr, McCain, or Harris; several messages from March, Marcorps, Baker; others include Williams, Garfield, Goethals, Keppel, Dockery, Pershing, Crowell, Biddle, Wheeler, Marks. The messages are addressed to “Pershing Amexforce" General Headquarters A.E.F.

A significant number of cablegrams are absent, noted only by alphanumeric code on otherwise blank sheets, noting that there were “no copies made.” Most of these cablegrams refer to “casuals” or “casualties,” though others are simply marked “confidential.”

The majority of cablegrams are seeking/relaying orders about personnel; procedure; release of and communication with prisoners; requests for money and/or goods; discharge of soldiers; aid for military families of fallen soldiers; notifications sent to soldiers while abroad (mostly related to death of family members); foreign infantrymen & U.S. naturalization/citizenship (Mexican, Cuban, Swedish, Norwegian, Spanish; Panamanian, Danish, Russian, Colombian, Netherlands, Brazilian, Portuguese, Bulgarian); officers available to work different positions (veterinarian, ophthalmologist, flight surgeon); delays in mail; hospital organization; service award and rank announcements; requests for more officers; expense reports; machinery requests; shipments of Christmas presents; deaths from disease; epidemic in France; transportation authorization (including of military wives and children); funds transferred to Commanding General trust in Paris; prevention of disease spread upon reentry to U.S.; new system for baggage records (in response to lost baggage complaints); reassignments/moving of officers; statements to be read to soldiers; missing cabled money to soldier; verification of status of health and/or causes of death; Christmas greetings from Baker and March; service records; issues with notifying family of death/illness; uniform regulations; employment of soldiers; YMCA and other welfare organizations; suitable soldiers; special assignments for soldiers continuing military service (ex: American propaganda balloons); hiring of artists overseas for lack of camera coverage; “handling soldiers of enemy-alien birth.”

Cablegrams with prefixes CA and CP (end of box II.2-II.3) include three alternate types of cablegrams different from the above type, though they still follow the chronological and alphanumeric code system. CA and CP cablegrams are sent via courier rather than cable, and both sets are addressed to the Commander in Chief or Commanding General from the Adjutant General and copied to Harbord in his capacity as Chief of Staff to Pershing. The CP cablegrams are drafts to be reviewed and sent out. Most of the CP cablegrams are in letter-form with much more detailed explanation or requests.

The first folder in box II.3 is comprised of cablegrams from Pershing to Harbord. These are often denoted as “extract cablegrams” and are also in longer, letter-format. These cablegrams are primarily concerned with logistics about troops and supplies. There are also multiple requests for more men of specific positions and at least one request for women stenographers, typists, and clerks.

The last three folders in box 3 are comprised of cablegrams received and sent about urgent need either for supplies or conditions of living (primarily in prison or aboard ships). Urgent supply needs include medical, artillery, clothing, uniform, beds, horses, lithographs, and cameras among other materials. Most of the messages are complaints or concerns about morale and/or health risks, but most of these claims are decided to be unfounded.

SOS (Services of Supply) cablegrams in boxes II.4-II.5 are sent and received directly by Harbord, addressed and signed by him and the Adjutant General. These are primarily concerned with logistics of supplies, specifically artillery, machine, animals.

Reports

Reports and memorandums were generally authored by Harbord and cover a variety of military topics as indicated by the titles in the Box and Folder list.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: II.1 Cablegrams A2100-A3445
1918-1919
Box: II.2 Cablegrams A813-A2009
1918
Box: II.3 Cablegrams
1918
Box: II.4 - II.6 S.O.S cablegrams
1918-1919
Box: II.7 Index to cablegrams
1918-1919
Box: II.8 S.O.S daily statistical reports
1918-1919
Box: II.9 Other S.O.S. reports
Box: II.10 Report of Board of Officers Appointed by S.O.S.; Report of Assistant Chief of Staff of S.O.S. with accompanying maps
1919
Box: II.11 Report of Commanding General First Army American Expeditionary Forces; Summaries of Intelligence; Field Orders
1918-1919
Box: II.12 Folder : 1 Notes on Organization of Operations Section; Report on Organization of French H.Q.
1918-1919
Box: II.2 Review of U.S. Artillery Program
1918 October 4
Box: II.12 Folder : 3 Shipment of Troops
1918 July-September
Box: II.12 Folder : 4 Tank Corp Papers
1918 September
Box: II.12 Folder : 5 Directory of officers/organization chart
1919
Box: II.12 Folder : 6 Memorandums and reports
1917-1919
Box: II.12 Folder : 7 Peace celebration orders
1919
Box: II.13 Folder : 1 Historical Report of Railway Artillery Reserve
Box: II.13 Folder : 2-4 Second Division Northwest of Chateau Thierry
1918 June 1-July 10
Box: II.13 Folder : 5 Report, "The U.S. in the Mediterranean"
undated
Box: II.13 Folder : 6 Report to His Excellency, Don Horacio Vasquez, President of the Dominican Republic, of the Economic Commission
circa 1929
Box: II.13 Folder : 7 War Report, Edited Minutes of Army-Navy Conference of Industry-Labor and Other Leaders
1944 January 7-8
Box: II.14 Folder : 1-8 American Legion 1937 Convention Corporation
1937
Box: II.15 Folder : 1 American Legion 1937 Convention Corporation
1937
Box: II.15 Folder : 2 Letters and clippings regarding Second Division Reunion
1919, 1934
Box: II.15 Folder : 3 War pamphlets: Estimating Tactical Field Orders and Chemical Warfare
1909, 1936
Box: II.15 Folder : 4 Photographs

Scope and Contents Note

Includes group portraits, images of Bellau Woods and the Ceremony of Decoration with the Croix de Guerre, and a booklet of photos of Veterinary Hospital No. 9, France

1914-1919, undated
Box: II.15 Folder : 5 Images of Memorial de Chateau-Thierry, France
1937
Box: II.15 Folder : 6-7 Diary of Major General Harbord (2 copies)

Scope and Contents Note

Provides a very detailed account of the passage from the U.S. to Europe on the U.S.S. Baltic when America first becomes involved in World War I, particularly the danger of submarine attack, disease and hardship experienced on the boats. Describes in detail the important landing of Pershing at Liverpool. Excellent descriptions of the trenches. And while diaries were forbidden at the Front, he described the important battles in which he took part, namely during the stand of the 2nd Division near Chateau Thierry, which stopped the German invasion of Paris in June 1918, as well as the Soissons Offensive on July 18th and 19th.

1918
Box: II.15 Folder : 8 Letters
1918-1919

Subseries II.2: Materials from the Philippines

Scope and Contents Note

This subseries contains articles and reports about various aspects of Philippine government and culture, including Islamic culture.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: II.16 Folder : 1 The Filipino as a Soldier
1909-1913
Box: II.16 Folder : 2 Filipino Character
1909
Box: II.16 Folder : 3-4 The Philippine Insurrection Against the United States/Copy from Insurgent Records
undated
Box: II.16 Folder : 5 The Maintenance of Order in the Philippines
1908, undated
Box: II.17 Folder : 1 The Maintenance of Order in the Philippines
1912, undated
Box: II.17 Folder : 2-4 The Filipino: Christian, Mohammeden, Pagan
Box: II.18 Folder : 1 The Strong Men of the First Decade of the American Government in the Philippines
1913, undated
Box: II.18 Folder : 2-4 The Philippines, background materials
1904-1912
Box: II.18 Folder : 5 The First Three Philippine Assemblies
1912-1913, undated
Box: II.19 Folder : 1-2 Manners and customs of the Mohammedan Moros of the Philippines
1914, undated
Box: II.19 Folder : 3-4 American Accomplishment in the Philippines
1910-1913, undated
Box: II.20 Folder : 1-2 The Government of the Mohammedens Moros in the Philippines
Box: II.20 Folder : 3-4 Leading Filipinos of the Day
1913
Box: II.21 Folder : 1-2 Filipino Feelings toward Americans
1902, 1911
Box: II.21 Folder : 4 Articles and speeches
1904-1913

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Series III: Speeches and addresses; travel diaries

Scope and Contents Note

This series includes copies of the numerous addresses Harbord gave to political and social clubs, such as the American Legion, Union League Club, Women’s National Republican Club, the Republican National Committee, the Baltic Society, and the American Asiatic Association. In addition to speaking at dedication services for several war monuments, he gave talks on military topics at the Virginia Military Institute, Army War College, West Point Society, and the Military Intelligence Reserve Society. He also spoke at scientific societies, including Engineering Societies and the American Society of Mechanical Engineering. He received invitations widely to speak on the topic of the role of radio in society, the addresses of which are included here.

Also included are several interesting journals describing Harbord's travels to Russia (1905-1906), Java (1928), and India (1930).

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: III.1 Folder : 1-3 Addresses and articles
1908, 1920-1924
Box: III.1 Folder : 4-5 Scrapbook, Banquet tendered to General James G. Harbord by the Association of the Army of the United States
1923 March 20
Box: III.1 Folder : 6 Scrapbook, "Radio's Message to Latin America," an address by General J.G. Harbord
1927 May 1
Box: III.2 Folder : 1-2 Addresses
1925-1929
Bin: III.2 Folder : 2 Addresses
1930
Box: III.2 Folder : 4 Addresses
1931
Box: III.2 Folder : 5-7 Addresses
1932
Box: III.2 Folder : 8-9 Addresses
1933
Box: III.3 Folder : 1-2 Addresses on Radio
1923-1925
Box: III.3 Folder : 3-4 Addresses on Radio
1926-1931
Box: III.3 Folder : 5-6 Addresses on Radio
1933-1940
Box: III.3 Folder : 7 Diary, Russia

Scope and Contents Note

Harbord wrote this diary while on a six-month leave to Russia. Interesting (and copious) details about Russian lifestyles, clothing, food, language, and customs at the turn of the century. He gives a lot of information about travel, by ship and by train.

1905-1906
Box: III.3 Folder : 8 Diary, Java; Diary, India

Scope and Contents Note

Descriptions of the flora and fauna of Java in 1928. This appears to be a pleasure trip that Harbord took on his own. Lots of description of the people, customs, food, clothing, habits of the Java when part of the Dutch East Indies. Also descriptions of India in July 1930, in which he focuses quite a lot of his attention on Indians protesting against Great Britain and boycotting British goods, and supporting Gandi. Also in the folder are several informative letters, one he writes from Manchuria on October 12, 1924.

1928; 1930

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Series IV: Publications: "The American Army in France"

Scope and Contents Note

This series contains correspondence, clippings and reviews relating to Harbord's book The American Army in France, published in 1936.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: IV.1 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1937-1938
Box: IV.1 Folder : 2-4 Correspondence
1936
Box: IV.1 Folder : 5-6 Correspondence
1935
Box: IV.1 Folder : 7-8 Miscellaneous correspondence
1932-1935
Box: IV.1 Folder : 9-11 Clippings
1930's
Box: IV.1 Folder : 12 List of recipients
undated
Box: IV.1 Folder : 13 Source materials? memoranda regarding purchases and supplies
1919
Box: IV.1 Folder : 14 Book proposal?
undated
Box: IV.1 Folder : 15 Outline, corrections, drafts
1930's, undated
Box: IV.2 Folder : 1-3 Correspondence with recipients
1936-1939
Box: IV.2 Folder : 4 Correspondence with Little, Brown
1935-1940
Box: IV.2 Folder : 5 Reviews
1936
Box: IV.2 Folder : 6 Newspaper serialization
1935
Box: IV.2 Folder : Page proofs
undated
Box: IV.2 Folder : 7 Acknowledgement letters, "American Expeditionary Forces in France"
1929

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Series V: Certificates and drawings

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: OS medium Folder : Harbord OS2 Diploma from Kansas State Agricultural College
1896
Box: OS medium Folder : Harbord OS2 Certificate of Appointment as Lieutenant Colonel of Calvary
1917
Box: OS medium Folder : Harbord OS2 Drawings for Memorial to Second Division
undated

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