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BOX 44-50 Ambassador File, 1961-1974
Correspondence, memoranda, postcards, telegrams, reports, financial and legal papers, photographs, notes, press releases, speeches and statements, printed matter, and miscellaneous items and enclosures relating to Martin's appointment as United States Ambassador to the Dominican Republic. Also includes an ambassador's journal in the form of memoranda for the file, which Martin maintained as his personal journal and which he used in the research for his book, Overtaken by Events.
Organized alphabetically by subject.
BOX 44 Account book
Ambassador's journal (memoranda for the files), Jan. 1962-Aug. 1963
(2 folders)
Appointment book (Minna Krakauer), 1963
Bosch, Juan, inauguration as president of the Dominician Republic, Feb. 1963
Mar. 1961-Jan. 1962
BOX 45 Feb. 1962-Mar. 1963 See also Classified
(6 folders)
BOX 46 Apr. 1963-Mar. 1964, undated See also Classified
(4 folders)
Health care clinics
Apr. 1963-Sept. 1964
(3 folders)
BOX 47 Oct. 1964-Feb. 1974, undated
(3 folders)
Financial and legal papers
Newspaper clippings
BOX 48 Information packet
Itineraries and schedules
Legal documents
Newspaper clippings
Notes, fragments, and other items
(2 folders)
BOX 49 Oral history interview, transcript
Orphans' parties
Correspondence, Aug. 1962-Oct. 1963, undated
Personal file
Press briefings and releases
Reports and other writings See also Classified
(2 folders)
BOX 50 (1 folder)
Security investigation
Shipping and transportation
Speeches and statements
Imbert Barrera, Antonio, inaugural speech, 1962
Martin, John Bartlow, Feb. 1962-Aug. 1963, undated
(2 folders)
Telephone messages
United States military assistance advisory group
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
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