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Guide to the Henry R. Luce Papers
1894-2004 (bulk, 1932-1967)
 MS 3014

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Container List

Series VI. Allen Grover Files, 1933-1961 (bulk 1938-1959). 5.42 Linear Feet

Arrangement Note

The series is arranged in chronological order.

Biographical Note

Allen Grover was born about 1901 in St. Louis, MO. He graduated from Yale University in 1922. Grover began as a contributing editor for business and finance at TIME in 1931, transferring to FORTUNE the following year, eventually rising to assistant managing editor. In 1936 he became HRL's personal assistant and in 1939 was promoted to vice president. He retired in 1962.

(The above note was based on Grover's New York Times obituary.)

Scope and Contents Note

The series includes the records of Allen Grover's activities managing the personal affairs of Henry R. Luce (hereafter HRL), Clare Boothe Luce, and other members of the Luce family, as well as Grover's management of matters related to Time Inc. in his capacity as a senior member of the staff. These deal with personal finances, real estate, and artworks; and personnel, management, publications, and other Time Inc. related matters.

A large part of the series consists of correspondence and memoranda exchanged between Grover, HRL, and HRL's secretary, Corinne Thrasher. These include Grover's notifications of actions taken; description of actions needed to be taken; requests for approval; giving his impressions, advice, opinion, analysis, and recommendations; reporting on meetings attended and people met; making arrangements for trips, meetings, dinners, and other plans; apprising HRL of recent developments and giving personal and Time Inc. updates while HRL is traveling; requesting instructions; and detailing the results of investigations and research undertaken on HRL's behalf.

The files include letters written on behalf of HRL and drafts of correspondence for HRL's signature; letters of acknowledgement; requisitions for expense reimbursement on behalf of HRL from Time Inc.; background materials assembled by Grover; correspondence with other members of Time Inc. staff; and responses to letters of complaint. In addition there is original correspondence from third parties forwarded to Grover for answers on behalf of HRL, including invitations, requests for meetings, letters of appreciation, request for financial contributions and the use of HRL's name; original correspondence sent to Grover in his capacity as a senior Time Inc. staff member; and other correspondence and memoranda on which he was copied or that was forwarded to him for information. Some of the correspondence was sent by HRL while he was living in Rome. Some of the original memos originally written by Grover are in the files, having been returned to him with HRL's decisions and notes.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: - Folder : - Pre 1940 Files
Box: 151 Folder : 2 General Memoranda

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with HRL during his trip to Hawaii and travel brochures.

1937
Box: 151 Folder : 3 Expense Account Requisitions
1933-1939
Box: 151 Folder : 4 Allen Grover (folder 1 of 2)

Scope and Contents

Includes a memorandum on China and private charity, and a tentative summary of income, expenses and relief disbursements for six agencies participating in United China Relief.

1938-1944
Box: OS-Medium Allen Grover (folder 2 of 2) - oversize

Scope and Contents

Includes a Cleartype outline map of the United States with United China Relief fundraising amounts penciled in for each state.

1941
Box: 151 Folder : 5 General Memoranda, 1938

Scope and Contents

Includes a memo from Ralph Ingersoll titled "Ordinary Machinery for Disposing of Interdivisional Problems," a carbon copy of a memo from Grover titled "Allocation of Various Expenses to Various Magazines," an issue of the newsletter Space & Time published by David A. Munro, a Time Inc. profit forecast for the first half of 1938, and brochures for the Theatre Dance Company.

1937-1939
Box: 151 Folder : 6 Correspondence To and From HRL and Miss Thrasher

Scope and Contents

Includes a memo from D. W. Brumbaugh titled "Fortune Division Allocations of Corporate Expense and Profit Sharing," a memo from Grover dealing with the problems of ARCHITECTURAL FORUM, a carbon copy of a memo from Roy Larsen on a telephone call he had with HRL, a typescript copy of a letter from Mac Ingersoll to HRL regarding the subject of management vs. group management, a memo from Grover regarding profit sharing, a memo regarding Time Inc.'s legal problem, and background information on the Women's National Institute. Correspondents include Paul Felix Warburg and Richard de Rochemont.

1938-1939
Box: 151 Folder : 7 C. D. Jackson
1939
Box: 152 Folder : 1 Personal Miscellaneous

Scope and Contents

Includes a signed letter from W. D. Fuller with the editorial "America" from The Saturday Evening Post, an issue of the newspaper  Radio Daily, two issues of the  Lingnan News-Letter, a signed letter in German from Rudolf Schick, the proposal "China on the Air," and carbon copy of the minutes of the Finance Committee of the American Council of the Institute of Pacific Relations. Correspondents include J. L. Kraft, W. Gibson Carey, Jr., E. V. Brinckerhoff, Richard C. Hollyday, Robert M. Firth, and Winthrop W. Aldrich.

1939
Box: 152 Folder : 2 Personal Miscellaneous, 1940

Scope and Contents

Includes a carbon copy of a letter draft to Ralph Ingersoll regarding his leaving Time Inc. to start a new newspaper.

1939-1940
Box: 152 Folder : 3 Clare Boothe Luce - Personal Finances

Scope and Contents

Includes the brochure "Tax Savings Plan."

1938-1941
Box: 152 Folder : 4 HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes the second version of an article? on John D. Rockefeller, a memo to LIFE on "Axis Military Strength and Productivity Power" from the Office of the Coordinator of Information in Washington D.C., an issue of the publication Foreign Correspondence: A Weekly Review of International Events, memoranda dealing with the American Committee for Medical Aid to Russia, and a memo from Brantz Mayor to HRL regarding an article on food in LIFE.

1941
Box: 152 Folder : 5 Expense Account Requisitions
1940-1941
Box: 152 Folder : 6 Letters Written for HRL

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include Jules S. Bache, John Farrar, J. L. DeWitt, Bill Benton, Jerome Davis, Stuart S. Goode, Larry Waddell, Robert C. Richardson, Jr., F. Peavey Heffelfinger, Kenneth Parker, and G. Allen Reeder with memoranda regarding the Latin American edition of TIME.

1940-1942
Box: 152 Folder : 7 HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a carbon copy of a memo discussing voting and whether HRL should enroll in the Republican Party, a carbon copy draft of an untitled speech?, a memo from John Osborne to Grover regarding the Committee for a Jewish Army, a draft of a letter from HRL to his English friends, a carbon copy draft of the article "A Vision of Empire," and a carbon copy of the "Analysis of Roper Survey, June 1942, Conducted Among TIME Readers in Chicago Who, as Part of a General Survey on What They Liked in Time, Were Asked What Do you Know About Henry R. Luce." Correspondents include John Farrar and Hugh D. Scott, Jr.

1942
Box: 152 Folder : 8 Expense Account Requisitions
1942
Box: 152 Folder : 9 Dinners Arranged for Luce

Scope and Contents

Includes an untitled memo for a possible speech with points regarding security, freedom, and American participation in world affairs.

1942-1943
Box: 152 Folder : 9 Finances of HRL
1942-1944
Box: 153 Folder : 1 Letters Written for HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a carbon copy of the broadcast made by Wichard K. Walsh.

1943
Box: 153 Folder : 1 Matters Attended to

Scope and Contents

Includes a carbon copy of a London cable regarding the Serbian Invisible Army, and a carbon copy of a letter from Douglas Auchincloss to Wendell Willkie.

1941-1943
Box: 153 Folder : 1 Expense Account Requisitions
1943
Box: 153 Folder : 2 HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a carbon copy of the memo "Off the Record British Information Services Lunch for Sir Walter Layton and Sir Neville Pearson," a London cable from Mary Welsh to David Hulburd regarding the Office of War Information (OWI), a memo from John Davenport to Grover titled "Questions for Churchill," the memo "Information for Trip to Australia," and a carbon copy of a draft of materials for the stockholders report. Correspondents include Arthur Hays Sulzberger and Clarence Streit.

1942-1943
Box: 153 Folder : 3 HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes the memo "Pacific Coverage" regarding reporter locations, and a carbon copy of R. L. Buell's article? "The International Law of the Future."

1944
Box: 153 Folder : 3 Letters Written for HRL
1944
Box: 153 Folder : 3 Matters Taken Care Of

Scope and Contents

Includes a letter from Chanler A. Chapman with attached biography and typed article "An Inside Lead on French Liberation."

1944
Box: 153 Folder : 4 Power of Attorney

Scope and Contents

Includes an original notarized copy of the document giving the power of attorney to Maurice T. Moore, Allen Grover, George G. Tyler, and Alexander Hehmeyer.

1937-1941
Box: - Folder : - 1945-1946 Files
Box: 153 Folder : 5 Clare Boothe Luce

Scope and Contents

Includes a press release with Clare Boothe Luce's speech "China's Challenge," and an original signed letter from her to Grover.

1945
Box: 153 Folder : 5 Finances of HRL
1945
Box: 153 Folder : 5 Matters Taken Care Of

Scope and Contents

Includes a printed letter to "colleagues and friends" from Ch'en Fang-chih of Yenching University.

1944-1945
Box: 153 Folder : 5 HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a draft of a proposed platform for HRL to use in negotiations with the New York Guild.

1945
Box: 153 Folder : 5 Expense Account Requisitions
1944-1945
Box: 153 Folder : 6 Expense Account Requisitions
1946
Box: 153 Folder : 6 HRL's April 1946 European Trip
1946
Box: 153 Folder : 6 Correspondence With HRL in Snowville, Summer of 1946
1946
Box: 153 Folder : 7 HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a transcript of the broadcast made by Nancy Craig over WJZ Radio.

1946
Box: 154 Folder : 1 Matters Attended To

Scope and Contents

Includes the pamphlet "A Commentary on the Asiatic Land Tenure and Indian Representation Act and A Short Survey of the Indian Question in South Africa" by Ashwin Choudree and P. R. Pather, the publication Resister and other printed materials from The Passive Resistance Council of the Natal Indian Congress, a carbon copy of the draft of the transcript of Bishop Sheil's rebuttal to Upton Close, and a prospectus for the magazine  American Culture. Correspondents include William Benton, Harold D. Lasswell, George Moorad, Frank E. Mason, Robert Hutchins, Ashwin Choudree, Henri J. Marshal, and C. A. Evans.

1946
Box: 154 Folder : 2 Finances of HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a list of contributions made by HRL and correspondence with the broker G. M. Loeb of E. F. Hutton & Company.

1946
Box: 154 Folder : 3 HRL - Housing

Scope and Contents

Includes a postcard with an aerial view of the home of Grace Moore and Valentin Parera "Far Away Meadows Farm" in Sandy Hook, Connecticut, a postcard with a map and directions of how to get to the farm, brochures for houses in Greenwich and Litchfield, and an original signed contract with the Estate of Adelaide Foltz Chapman.

1946
Box: 154 Folder : 4 Letters Written for HRL
1946
Box: 154 Folder : 4 Mepkin Plantation
1946
Box: 154 Folder : 4 Greenwich House
1946
Box: 154 Folder : 5 Matters Attended To (B. E. Hutchinson's TIME Complaint)

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence from B. E. Hutchinson and reports from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).

1946
Box: - Folder : - 1947-1949 Files
Box: 154 Folder : 6 China

Scope and Contents

Most of the memoranda includes that sent by E. C. Kip Finch. Includes the pamphlet "A New Dispensation" by L. E. Tsao, the brochure "The Meaning of Easter," a carbon copy of the summary of the book Letters From a Chinese Diplomat by Chang Hain-hai with signed original correspondence from author, and the manuscript "Laoshan" by L. E. Tsao. Correspondents include Y. F. Lieu, Harry Liu, and Captain Anatol M. Kotenev.

1945-1947
Box: 154 Folder : 7 Finances of HRL
1947
Box: 154 Folder : 7 Letters Written for HRL
1947
Box: 154 Folder : 8 Matters Attended To

Scope and Contents

Includes programs for the Commercial Club of Chicago dinner, a book review draft for Last Change in China by Freda Utley, a dispatch cable from Shanghai sent by William Gray, and a brochure for the China Institute in America. Correspondents include Julius H. Barnes, Leon Henderson,Walter P. Paepcke, Sidney H. Eiges, Jay Henricks, and Lawrence E. Laybourne.

1947
Box: 154 Folder : 9 HRL

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Includes a large plan of the apartments on the eleventh floor of 10 Gracie Square in New York City, a brochure for the New York Young Republican Club, the memo "Synopsis of Report of Senate Small Business Committee on Survival of Free and Competitive Press," a memo dealing with the mailings and reactions to HRL's speech "Bread and Liberty," and small head shot photos of E. C. Kip Finch, Albert E. Roraback, Jr. and Bernhard M. Auer with attached biographical information.

1947
Box: 154 Folder : 10 Henry Kaiser

Scope and Contents

Contains carbon copies of a letter from Kaiser to HRL discussing the crisis between Time Inc. publications and the Kaiser-Frazer Corporation.

1947
Box: 154 Folder : 10 HRL's Brazilian Trip, May 25 to June 12, 1947
1947
Box: 154 Folder : 10 New York Apartment
1947
Box: 155 Folder : 1 Aid to Britain

Scope and Contents

Includes an issue of the publication Economic Record from the British Information Services, and brochures from the American Women's Voluntary Services Food Packaging Service and Cooperative American Remittances to Europe (CARE).

1947
Box: 155 Folder : 2 Albert P. Morano
1947
Box: 155 Folder : 2 Clare Boothe Luce

Scope and Contents

Includes an original signed letter from Clare Boothe Luce.

1947
Box: 155 Folder : 2 Ridgefield House
1947
Box: 155 Folder : 2 Expense Account Requisitions
1947-1948
Box: 155 Folder : 3 Time Inc. Lunches, Dinners, and Meetings

Scope and Contents

Includes an official invitation to the Alfred E. Smith Dinner from Francis Cardinal Spellman, the memo "Censorship of Liquor Advertising," and a photograph of Bishop W. Earl Ladden, HRL, and Reverend Archie B. Bedford sitting at a table during the Syracuse Convocation.

1947
Box: OS-Large Matters Attended To (Governor Sholtz and His World Trade Center Proposal) - oversize

Scope and Contents Note

Includes plans for the upper, street, and basement levels and a cross section of the World Trade Center. Plans labeled "World Trade Center, John and Drew Eberson - Architects, 2 West 47th Street, New York, NY, George A. Fuller Company - Builders, David Sholtz - President." Also includes an overview illustration of what the completed World Trade Center was envisioned to look like, memoranda dealing with the specifics of the plan, and a memo from Henry Wright to Grover recommending that the plan did warrant publication in the ARCHITECTURAL FORUM.

1946-1947
Box: 155 Folder : 4 HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a brochure for the Sunset Lodge in Jamaica, a draft of an itinerary for HRL's trip to the West Coast of the U.S., and a carbon copy of an untitled speech with "9/23/48 Colgate" handwritten in the right margin.

1948
Box: 155 Folder : 5 Letters Written for HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a carbon copy of a letter from Harm White regarding Whittaker Chambers and a typescript copy of the response.

1948
Box: 155 Folder : 5 Expense Account Requisitions
1948
Box: 155 Folder : 6-7 Matters Attended To (2 folders)

Scope and Contents

Includes the German pamphlet "Es Muss Alles Anders Werden" (Everything Has to be Different), multiple issues of the publications Foreign Policy Reports and  Foreign Policy Bulletin from the Foreign Policy Association, Inc, a long cable from Alex Murray Jr. regarding Communism in Costa Rica, and a project proposal from Richard Saunders for a documentary photographic study of the causes of current unrest and mass migration in the British West Indies. Correspondents include Elliot E. Cohen, Robert Warshow, Richardson Wood, Arthur Francis Joy, Mary Elizabeth Barber, Robert S. Henry (VP of the Association of American Railroads), George W. Whitaker, George Tichenor, John G. Rohrbach, Charles W. Tobey, Frederick S. Moseley, Jr., F. Peavey Heffelfinger, Rodney H. Smith, and Brooks Emeny.

1947-1949
Box: 155 Folder : 8 Letters Written for HRL
1949
Box: 155 Folder : 9 European Trip, April 19-May 26, 1949

Scope and Contents

Includes a small notepad with detached pages containing journal entries of the trip made by Grover and typed transcripts of those entries, a post-trip memo from HRL titled "Some Notes On Economics: Europe-April and May 1949," brochures "Information for Bearers of Passports" and "Immunization Information for Persons Proceeding Abroad," and a blank International Certificate of Inoculations and Vaccination. Also includes two contact sheets with frames of HRL, Bill Rospigliosi and Count Visconti on a farm outside of Milan, HRL and Bill Rospigliosi in the Roman Forum, and various other scenes of buildings and individuals taken in Belgium and Italy.

1949-1950
Box: 156 Folder : 1 HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes the speech "The Public Relations of Survival" made by C. D. Jackson at the annual meeting of the Institute of Life Insurance.

1949
Box: - Folder : - 1950-1954 Files
Box: 156 Folder : 2 Clare Boothe Luce

Scope and Contents

Includes brochures for the Investment Advisory Service, hunting in Mexico, and for various Mexican hotels.

1950
Box: 156 Folder : 3 HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a report on the 19 December 1950 issue of LIFE, and a carbon copy of the speech "The Guide to Peace."

1950
Box: 156 Folder : 4 Matters Attended To

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with James W. Fifield, Jr. regarding the mistaken report of HRL's conversion to Catholicism, an issue of the publication Faith and Freedom, and a preliminary version of "The 'United Action For Peace' Plan: A Brief with Pros and Cons." Correspondents include Hornell Hart.

1950
Box: 156 Folder : 5 Letters Written for HRL
1950
Box: 156 Folder : 5 Finances of HRL
1950
Box: 156 Folder : 5 Dinner for Warren Austin, 20 October 1950
1950
Box: 156 Folder : 6 Peter Paul Luce

Scope and Contents

Includes the brochure "Thirty Stocks for War or Peace" from E. F. Hutton & Company, and an original signed letter from Christian A. Herter.

1950
Box: 156 Folder : 7-8 Grover's Trip to California (Stanford University and History Institute)

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence and memoranda dealing with Clare Boothe Luce's gifts to Stanford University and the Anne Clare Brokaw Memorial, pamphlets "Scholarship and Cataclysm: Teaching and Research in American History, 1939-1945" and "A New American History" by Edgar Eugene Robinson, and brochures from the Institute of American History of Stanford University. Correspondents include Ernest Born, Louis B. Lundborg, Mirko Paneyko, Alvin C. Eurich, Edgar E. Robinson, and Dinald B. Tresidder.

1944-1951
Box: 156 Folder : 9 Henry Luce III
1950
Box: 156 Folder : 9 New Apartment in New York

Scope and Contents

Includes a list of furniture at 450 East 52nd St. that the owner was willing to sell.

1950
Box: 156 Folder : 9 Matters Attended To

Scope and Contents

Includes an original signed letter from Otis L. Wiese.

1950
Box: 156 Folder : 9 Financial Matters Attended To
1950
Box: 156 Folder : 10 Letters Written on Behalf of HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a draft of the text to be used for a leaflet advertising the discussions of the topic "Migration of People and Their Impact on Race Relations" by the Urban League, and a press release of the report of the Resolution Committee of the American Bankers Association. Correspondents include Ennis C. Whitehead, Lloyd K. Garrison, Julius Ochs Adler, Ben Bradford, W. Randolph Burgess, and Horace E. DeLisser.

1950
Box: 157 Folder : 1 HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a long letter from Jack M. Webster on ideology, memoranda dealing with advertising rate comparisons and profit margins for Time Inc., memoranda regarding the reactions to the February issue of FORTUNE, and an issue of the newsletter Educational Guardian published by the National Council for American Education.

1951
Box: 157 Folder : 2 Matters Attended To

Scope and Contents

Includes the essay "The Story Behind the Assassination of Premier Razmara and the Nationalization of Iranian Oil" with an attached letter from James A. Raphael, and a brochure for the American Design Awards Luncheon. Correspondents include Mrs. Charles P. Taft, Kenneth de Courcy, Everett R. Clinchy, Russell W. Davenport, Marcia Burnham, Charles J. V. Murphy, William I. Nichols, Peter Schlumbohm, S. P. Tyler, Oliver Daniel, Paul Hutchinson, and Dorothy Shaver.

1951
Box: 157 Folder : 3 Clare Boothe Luce

Scope and Contents

Includes a clipping of Clare Boothe Luce's article "Prayer Seen As Major Force in Holding Family Together."

1951
Box: 157 Folder : 3 Finances of HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes the pamphlets "Chemical Fund Inc.: Quarterly Report to Stockholders, June 30, 1951" and "Chemical Fund Inc.: Prospectus."

1951
Box: 157 Folder : 3 Letters Written for HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a carbon copy of a letter to Douglas MacArthur which was not sent together with a brief "Proposal for a Publicly Supported Staff for General MacArthur."

1951
Box: 157 Folder : 4 Matters Attended To

Scope and Contents

Includes memoranda related to the formation of World Neighbors, Inc., the pamphlet "Organization Meeting for Preventing 100,000,000 People Annually in Asia and Africa from Turning to Communism," membership form and pamphlet for The Royal Society of Arts, a proposal for the creation of the American Association for the Tropics, and the booklet "Guide to a Study Collection on Housing Planning and Construction Techniques." Correspondents include Roy A. Burkhart, V. J. McCaul, William S. Lawton, Jr., Sydney Wallach, Harold Sandbank, Archbishop James Francis McIntyre, Benjamin A. Javits, Courtlandt Canby, Max Lerner, and Mrs. F. Peavey Heffelfinger.

1952
Box: 157 Folder : 5 HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes the brochure "Asia in the World Today" from the Committee for Free Asia, and memoranda dealing with advertising revenue of Time Inc. and the Time Inc. Blood Bank.

1952
Box: 157 Folder : 6 Finances of HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a carbon copy of a memorandum dealing with art objects owned by HRL.

1952
Box: 157 Folder : 7 Letters Written for HRL
1952
Box: 158 Folder : 1-4 Expense Account Requisitions (4 folders)
1952-1953
Box: 158 Folder : 5 Expenses of HRL (Olga Curcio)
1953
Box: 158 Folder : 5 HRL

Scope and Contents

Consists mostly of typescript copies of cables and letters sent to and from Italy.

1953
Box: 158 Folder : 6 HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes the memorandum "Time Incorporated Acquisition of Aladdin Radio and Television, Inc." by John P. Maguire, Jr., an official invitation card to a luncheon in honor of Syngman Rhee, and a carbon copy of a statement prepared by William A. Eddy for John Foster Dulles titled "The Sea of Galilee in the Johnston Plan."

1953-1954
Box: 158 Folder : 7 Clare Boothe Luce - Finances

Scope and Contents

Includes an original signed letter from Clare Boothe Luce.

1953-1954
Box: 159 Folder : 1 Material on a Proposed Trip of Clare Boothe Luce to North Africa (Trip Not Taken)
1954
Box: 159 Folder : 2 Financial Contributions of HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes an audit report of HRL by Ernst & Ernst.

1954
Box: 159 Folder : 2 Finances of HRL
1953-1954
Box: 159 Folder : 3 HRL - Rome

Scope and Contents

Includes a typescript copy of a letter from Ralph Ingersoll to HRL, an issue of the publication Your World Neighbor, and an original signed letter from Hussein K. Selim from 1950.

1954
Box: 159 Folder : 4 Matters Attended To

Scope and Contents

Includes an original signed letter from Mahmoud Aboul Fath with an attached summary statement regarding the suspension of the newspaper Al-Misri, summary of the results of the study "16 Years of New-Fair Deal Policies Marked by Loss of Democrat Farm and Labor Votes in Iowa" by Rogers C. Dunn with attached correspondence, the pamphlet "Manolo Borromeo," and a portrait photograph of Launcelot Minor Blackford. Other correspondents include Henry Regnery, William L. Batt, George D. Vaill, Reuben A. Holden, C. D. Jackson, and Sir Robert Watson-Watt.

1954
Box: 159 Folder : 5 HRL - Personal Art
1954
Box: 159 Folder : 5 Letters Written for HRL
1954
Box: 159 Folder : 5 HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes the memo "FORTUNE Coverage of European Business Practices" from Marion Heimlich to Hedley Donovan.

1954
Box: 159 Folder : 6-7 Expense Account Requisitions
1954
Box: - Folder : - 1955 Files
Box: 159 Folder : 8 Grover Memoranda to Self
1955
Box: 159 Folder : 8 HRL - Rome
1955
Box: 159 Folder : 9 HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a carbon copy of a draft of the remarks by HRL at the Time Inc. Company Review Dinner, and a memo from Russell Bourne with a potential outline for HRL's remarks to introduce John Foster Dulles.

1955
Box: 159 Folder : 9 Letters Written for HRL
1955
Box: 160 Folder : 1 Matters Attended To (folder 1 of 2)

Scope and Contents

Includes a lapel pin with a lion on top of a blue and white color bar, correspondence regarding the purchase of an Israel Bond, a letter from Charles Edison with an attached description of the journal National Review, a letter from Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi with a printed copy of the "Memorandum addressed to the Governments of the French Republic and of the German Federal Republic regarding the creation of a Franco-German Republic," photographs of Zaya Kingman Speelman with her cat, and an issue of the  P.A.R.D. Bulletin. Other correspondents include Sir William Wiseman, Mustafa Amin, Robert E. Grinnan,T. George Harris, James Layng Mills, Hyman C. Bogash, and D. Harold Byrd.

1955
Box: 160 Folder : 2 Matters Attended To (folder 2 of 2)

Scope and Contents

Includes an illustrated booklet for the movie "Day of Triumph." Correspondents include James B. Utt, Alberto Ubaldi, Francis Taylor, Orrin P. Kilbourn, John M. Allison, Erik Boheman, Paul Hutchinson, Amer Hassan, Charles Lowry, and Max Brauer.

1955
Box: 160 Folder : 3 HRL - Personal Art
1955
Box: 160 Folder : 4 HRL - Decorating

Scope and Contents

Contains memoranda dealing with the redecoration of the apartment at 450 East 52nd Street, NY.

1955
Box: 160 Folder : 4 Financial Contributions of HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes memoranda dealing with the Fund for Primary Education.

1955
Box: 160 Folder : 5 Trust Agreements

Scope and Contents

Includes carbon copies of agreements between HRL and his sons Henry Luce III and Peter Paul Luce.

1955
Box: 160 Folder : 6 Finances of HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a bound "OIL and GAS Exploration Program for 1956" from Austral Oil Exploration Company Incorporated, and Petroleum Reserves Inc. purchase contracts.

1955
Box: 160 Folder : 7 Clare Boothe Luce - Finances
1955
Box: 160 Folder : 7 Clare Boothe Luce - Miscellaneous

Scope and Contents

Includes a carbon copy of the schedule of Italian Prime Minister Scalba's and Foreign Affairs Minister Martino's trip to Washington D.C. and New York.

1955
Box: 160 Folder : 8 HRL - Housing

Scope and Contents

Includes a large plan of an area of Riverdale, NY?

1955
Box: 160 Folder : 8 Architects

Scope and Contents

Contains memoranda and correspondence regarding the selection of an architect and the process of building a pool house at HRL's Ridgefield property.

1955
Box: 160 Folder : 8 Mepkin - Monastery, Land, Lumber, etc.

Scope and Contents

Includes the pamphlet "Trappist Monastery: Our Lady of Mepkin."

1955
Box: 161 Folder : 1 HRL - Personal

Scope and Contents

Includes a signed and notarized carbon copy document giving power of attorney to Maurice T. Moore, Elisabeth Luce Moore, George G. Tyler, Allen Grover, and John F. Dowd.

1955
Box: - Folder : - 1956-1957 Files
Box: 161 Folder : 2 HRL
1956
Box: 161 Folder : 2 Letters Written for HRL
1956
Box: 161 Folder : 2 HRL - Personal
1956
Box: 161 Folder : 3 Finances of HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a printed preliminary prospectus for the Ford Motor Company securities.

1956
Box: 161 Folder : 3 HRL - Rome
1956
Box: 161 Folder : 4 Matters Attended To (folder 1 of 2)

Scope and Contents

Includes the memorandum "The American Visit of the Rev. Alan Walker: Leader of Australia's Mission to the Nations" with related printed materials, a pamphlet with a list of delegates to the Third International Conference of Manufacturers with HRL's name tag and other conference materials, and a typed copy of a letter sent to Dwight D. Eisenhower from Izzat Tannous, Director of the Palestine Arab Refugee Office. Correspondents include Sir Bertram Stevens, Alan Walker, William E. Crisp, and Cola G. Parker.

1956
Box: 161 Folder : 5 Matters Attended To (folder 2 of 2)

Scope and Contents

Includes an issue of The New Republic, and a draft of the article "A Richer Life for Engineers" by Gilbert E. Doan. Correspondents include Gilbert A. Harrison, Frederick E. Baker, Emmett B. Cassady, Orville L. Freeman, Elmo Roper, Raymond Rubicam, George Bookman, Senator John W. Bricker, Pat O'Dwyer, Herbert Bayard Swope, Edward Weeks, and Mrs. Raymond L. Buell.

1956
Box: 161 Folder : 6 Financial Contributions of HRL
1956
Box: 161 Folder : 6 HRL - Personal Art

Scope and Contents

Includes a carbon copy list of paintings in HRL's collection.

1956
Box: 161 Folder : 6 HRL - Art - Yale Alumni Art Exhibit, New Haven, May 2-June 13

Scope and Contents

Includes a photograph of James W. Fosburgh and George E. Dix hanging and adjusting Whistler's painting "Wapping on Thames." Correspondents include Lamont Moore, Stephen A. Kezerian, and Wharton D. Hubbard.

1955-1956
Box: 162 Folder : 1 Walter Guzzardi Jr.
1956
Box: 162 Folder : 2 Ridgefield
1957
Box: 162 Folder : 2 Peter Paul Luce

Scope and Contents

Includes a memorandum from George A. Bernstein to Peter Paul Luce regarding the history of Universal Transistor Products Corporation.

1957-1958
Box: 162 Folder : 2 HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a transcript of Winfield Riefler's remarks made at the Prentice Housing Roundtable, and an issue of the journal New Times published by TRUD in Moscow.

1956-1957
Box: 162 Folder : 2 Finances of HRL
1957
Box: 162 Folder : 2 HRL Household Matters (Dorothy Holloran)
1957
Box: 162 Folder : 2 Financial Contributions of HRL
Box: 162 Folder : 3 Clare Boothe Luce

Scope and Contents

Includes a memorandum regarding Clare Boothe Luce's contract with LIFE for her memoirs. Correspondents include David I. Zeitlin.

1957
Box: 162 Folder : 3 Phoenix, Arizona House
1957
Box: 162 Folder : 3 HRL Dinner for Giovanni Malagodi, 23 October 1957
1957
Box: 162 Folder : 3 Unused Research for HRL's Presbyterian Speech

Scope and Contents

Contains sermons and speeches by David H. C. Read "Christian Convictions in World Confusion," "How I Believe," "What I Believe," and "Why I Believe."

1956-1957
Box: 162 Folder : 3 The Law (Subject File)
1957
Box: 162 Folder : 4 Matters Attended To (folder 1 of 2)

Scope and Contents

Includes a carbon copy of a draft of proposed remarks for the aviation award dinner, and an issue of the publication Vital Speeches of the Day. Correspondents include Herbert H. Lehman and J. Anthony Marcus.

1957
Box: 162 Folder : 5 Matters Attended To (folder 2 of 2)

Scope and Contents

Includes souvenir programs from the Rockhurst Day Banquet, a memorandum on Time Inc. prepared by Kuhn, Loeb & Co., a page proof of an advertisement titled "Stop Hitler Now" urging Congress to back the President's Middle East program, a photograph of General James M. Gavin, and a photograph of a drawing of the new museum building of the 82nd Airborne Division.

1957
Box: - Folder : - 1958-1961 Files
Box: 162 Folder : 6 Matters Attended To

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence and memoranda regarding Acton Griscom's plan to purchase statues from the Tenochca Indians in Mexico, a memo from HRL regarding inflation, original signed letters from Paul Coze and Lila Tyng, and issues of the magazine Arizona Highways.

1951-1958
Box: 163 Folder : 1 HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes a pamphlet with the speech "World Peace Through Law" by Charles S. Rhyne.

1958
Box: 163 Folder : 1 Grover Memos to Self
1958
Box: 163 Folder : 2 HRL
1959
Box: 163 Folder : 2 Letters Written for HRL
1959
Box: 163 Folder : 2 Matters Attended To
1959
Box: 163 Folder : 2 Financial Contributions of HRL
1959
Box: 163 Folder : 2 Finances of HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes the bound volume "Oil Exploratio Program, 1959; Maps and Descriptions of Drilling Blocks; Volume 2" from the Austral 1959 Corporation for Oil Exploration. Volume contains oversize maps. Please ask the reference librarian for assistance.

1958-1959
Box: 163 Folder : 3 New Apartment

Scope and Contents

Includes brochures for 475 Park Avenue building and for The Stanhope, and floor plans for Hotel Pierre, Hampshire House, The Sherry-Netherland, and The Stanhope Hotel.

1959
Box: 163 Folder : 3 Ridgefield House
1959
Box: 163 Folder : 3 New York Apartment

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and memoranda regarding the sale of 450 East 52nd Street. Includes an original handwritten letter from Clare Boothe Luce.

1958-1959
Box: 163 Folder : 3 HRL
1960
Box: 163 Folder : 4 Matters Attended To

Scope and Contents

Includes Press Wireless, Inc. history and report to the stockholders.

1959-1960
Box: 163 Folder : 5 Finances of HRL

Scope and Contents

Includes printed materials from the Austral Oil Company Inc.

1960
Box: 163 Folder : 5 Financial Contributions of HRL
1960
Box: 163 Folder : 5 HRL
1961
Box: 163 Folder : 5 Matters Attended To
1961
Box: 163 Folder : 5 Financial Contributions of HRL
1961

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