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BOX 51-102 Political File, 1947-1984
Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, manuscript drafts, notes, reports, press releases, schedules and campaign itineraries, position papers, research material, briefing sheets, printed matter, and miscellaneous items and enclosures relating to speeches and counsel provided in specific political campaigns and to individual politicians. Also includes journals and private memoranda in which Martin recorded his personal observations of the political campaigns in which he participated and of the politicians with whom he worked.
The series is divided into two subseries: political campaigns and politicians. The former is organized chronologically by campaign date and arranged alphabetically by subject therein. The latter is organized alphabetically by politician's name and therein alphabetically by subject.
BOX 51 Political campaigns
1952 presidential campaign (Adlai E. Stevenson [1900-1965])
Campaign journal (memorandum for the file) See also Container 99, Journal notes
Correspondence, Jan. 1952-Jan. 1953, undated
Manuscript draft
(3 folders)
Correspondence, Apr.-Dec. 1952, undated
Democratic convention
BOX 52 Platform
Exhibit file (X-file)
File listing guide
X-0, Gulf, Mobile and Ohio railroad timetable
X-1, Foreign Policy Association
X-3, Simon and Schuster correspondence
X-5, Parade and Redbook
X-6A, Brooklyn, N.Y., speech, 6 Sept. 1948
X-8, American Legion speech, 27 Aug. 1949
X-9, staff article, [autumn 1952]
X-10, "Time for a Change," speech, Sept. 1952
X-11, Eric Larrabee Volunteers, statement, 27 Aug. 1952
X-12, New York notes and 15 Sept. 1952 notes
X-13, Walter Prescott Webb reprint
X-14, Lou Kohn's tax statement and Mary Meyer's letter (X-14)
X-14A, McClure's Newspaper Syndicate file
X-15, American Trucking Association, statement, Sept. 1952
X-16, Collier's queries
X-17, Notes (mid-Sept. 1952)
X-18, Volunteers handout
BOX 53 X-19, Stationery
X-20, personal documents
X-22, research documents
(5 folders)
BOX 54 (2 folders)
X-23, Connecticut speeches, 17-18 Sept. 1952
X24-X26, Indianapolis, Ind., speech, 19 Sept. 1952
Introduction and conclusion
Speech text ("guts")
Later drafts
X-27, Evansville, Ind., speech, 26 Sept. 1952
X-28, Paducah, Ky., speech, 27 Sept. 1952
X-29, Evansville, Ind., trip
BOX 55 X-30, Indianapolis, Ind., visit
X-31, Louisville, Ky., "Korea" speech, 25 Sept. 1952
X-32, Louisville and Paducah, Ky., trips
X-33, Estes Kefauver's check
X-34, "Fireside" draft, Chicago, Ill., 29 Sept. 1952
X-35, Hollywood memo
X-36, Americans for Democratic Action (ADA)
X-37, mail analysis and news summaries
X-38, communications received
X-39, [distributions?], early Oct. 1952
X-40, Richard M. Nixon's fund
X-41, Alger Hiss, Joseph R. McCarthy, and Richard M. Nixon
X-42, labor policy
X-43, general whistle-stop speech
X-44, Martin's Oct. 1952 speech notes and Pendergast group memorandum
X-45, early speech schedules
X-46, Madison, Wis., speech, 8 Oct. 1952 and Minneapolis, Minn., speech, 4 Oct. 1952
BOX 56 X-47, Ft. Dodge, Iowa, speech, 4 Oct. 1952
X-48, St. Paul, Minn., speech drafts
X-49, Kansas City, Mo., speech, 6 Oct. 1952
X-50, East St. Louis, Mo., whistle-stops
X-51, St. Louis, Mo., trip
X-52, Casper, Wyo., trip
X-53, St. Louis, Mo., trip
X-54, Tampa, Fla., speech, Oct. 1952
X-55, New Orleans, La., visit
X-56, Miami, Fla., visit
X-57, Tampa, Fla., visit and clean-up
X58-X59, second western trip
BOX 57 Preparation
X-60, Alger Hiss
X-61, second western trip
X-62, Salt Lake City, Utah, speech, 13 Oct. 1952
X-63, Pendleton, Oreg., speech, 13 Oct. 1952
X-64, Oregon folder
X-65, Houston, Tex., speech, 19 Oct. 1952
X-66, Los Angeles, Calif., speech, [12?] Oct. 1952
X-67, Sacramento, Calif., speech, 13 Oct. 1952
X-68, Dallas, Tex., speech, 13-14 Oct. 1952
X-69, Salt Lake City, Utah, visit
BOX 58 X-70, "Fireside Chat," Los Angeles, Calif., 16 Oct. 1952
X-71, Los Angeles and San Francisco, Calif., clean-up
X-72, San Diego, Calif., speech, 17 Oct. 1952
X-73, Los Angeles, Calif., trip
X-74, "Tidelands" speech, Ft. Worth, Tex., 15 Oct. 1952
X-75, Texas trip, Houston and San Antonio
X-76, women broadcasts
X-77, notes, 19 Oct. 1952
X-78, Toledo, Ohio, speech, 20 Oct. 1952 and Akron, Ohio, speech, 23 Oct. 1952
X79-X82, Harlem, N.Y., speech
Notes and outlines
First draft
First draft and rewrites
X-83, Springfield, Ill., and Albany, N.Y., trip
X-84, New York notes
X-85, Chicago, Ill., rally
X-86, Scranton, Pa., 28 Oct. 1952
X87-X90, Chicago, Ill., rally
Source documents
Outline and ideas
BOX 59 Rough draft
Rough draft retype
X-91, Pennsylvania trip, 29-30 Oct. 1952
X92-X93, Chicago, Ill., rally
Press release and itineraries
X-94, election weekend
X-95, aftermath
X-96, postelection speeches
X-97, Christmas cards
X98-X100, fan letters to Adlai E. Stevenson (1900-1965)
(3 folders)
BOX 60 (1 folder)
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