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Warren K. Billings papers, 1899-1973

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BOX 1 Family Correspondence, 1916-1971
Letters between Billings and his wife, sister, and mother.
Arranged by name of family member.
BOX 1 Billings, Anna G. (mother), 1916, 1939-1940
BOX 1 Billings, Josephine Rudolph (wife), 1931-1942, 1967, undated
BOX 1 Gardner, May (sister), 1939-1940
BOX 1 Others, 1939, 1965-1971, undated
BOX 1-4 General Correspondence, 1920-1972
Letters received and drafts and copies of letters sent by Billings, with miscellaneous attachments.
Arranged chronologically. Undated material included at the end of the series.
BOX 1 1920-1938
(9 folders)
BOX 2 1939, Jan.-Aug.
(8 folders)
BOX 3 1939, Sept.-1967
(10 folders)
BOX 4 1968-1972, undated
(6 folders)
BOX 4-8 Legal File, 1914-1965
Applications for pardon and writs of habeas corpus, legal reports, catalogs and an index to Mooney-Billings case material, trial transcripts, texts of court rulings, transcripts of court testimony, and other material accumulated by Billings as part of his defense.
Arranged by type of material, title, or subject.
BOX 4 Application for pardon and dissenting report
BOX 4 Application for pardon, miscellaneous supplementary evidence, and testimony
BOX 4 Application for writ of habeas corpus
BOX 4 Pardon report, Feb. 13, 1931
BOX 5 The Case of Thomas J. Mooney and Warren K. Billings by Henry T. Hunt (1929)
BOX 5 Catalogs of Mooney-Billings case materials, 1965
BOX 5 Index to reports and evidence in Mooney-Billings case, "x" series, by Billings
BOX 5 In the Matter of the Application of Thomas J. Mooney for Pardon, July 26, 1929
BOX 5 In the Matter of the Application Made on Behalf of Thomas J. Mooney for a Pardon, April 1932
BOX 5 "In the Matter of the Application of Thomas J. Mooney for a Writ of Habeas Corpus"
BOX 5 “In the Matter of the Application of Warren K. Billings, for Certificate of Rehabilitation for a Pardon," Sept. 14, 1945
BOX 5 In the Matter of the Application of Warren K. Billings, for a Pardon, Petition for a Rehearing, 1930
BOX 5 "The Mooney Case: As Told to the Camera by Tom Mooney," movie script, circa 1936
BOX 5 "In re Mooney for a Writ of Habeas Corpus," California Decisions, Nov. 4, 1937
BOX 5 Notes on rebuttal, circa 1936
BOX 5 Notes on rebuttal, circa 1936
BOX 5 Pardon, Warren K. Billings, Dec. 21, 1961
BOX 6 "The People of the State of California against Thomas Mooney, Joe Brown and H. G. Hanlon," Jan. 5, 1914
BOX 6 "The People of the State of California v. Thomas Mooney," May 23, 1921; and court's opinion, May 27, 1921
BOX 6 The People of the State of California vs. Warren K. Billings, Appellant's Opening Brief, Feb. 1917
BOX 6 A Review of the Facts in the Case of Thomas J. Mooney, Dec. 1, 1931
BOX 6 "Review of Transcript, Mooney on Habeas Corpus, List of Objections Made by Counsel for Petitioner and for Respondent . . .," testimony
BOX 6 Charles Goff
BOX 6 Charles M. Fickert
BOX 6 Edward A. Chunha
BOX 6 James F. Brennan
BOX 7 "John MacDonald, in re the Petition of Warren K. Billings, for a pardon," July 19-Aug. 20, 1930
(11 folders)
BOX 8 Stephen V. Brunner
BOX 8 Walter J. Peterson
BOX 8 "Text of Court Ruling Denying Pardon to Warren Billings," July 3, 1931
BOX 8 Thomas J. Mooney: briefs, petitions, and motions before the Supreme Court of the United States, 1935-1938
BOX 8-9 Subject File, 1922-1949
Minutes and financial reports of committees that defended Billings and Mooney, material pertaining to the Vern Smith Defense Committee, copies of papers assembled by Senator Tom O'Mahoney on the Mooney-Billings case, and files kept by Billings while in Folsom State Prison.
Arranged by subject.
BOX 8 Billings defense committees
BOX 8 Financial reports, 1931-1932
BOX 8 Minutes and financial reports, 1939
BOX 8 Receipts and expenditures, 1939
BOX 8 Folsom State Prison, Folsom, Calif.
BOX 8 Correspondence lists, letters sent and received by Billings, 1930-1939
BOX 8 Communications regarding parole, pardons, and finances, 1923-1939
BOX 8 Personal account book
BOX 8 San Francisco Bay Area A. F. of L. Committee for the Freedom of Mooney and Billings, 1937
BOX 8 Senator Tom O'Mahoney's file on the Mooney-Billings case, copies, 1937
BOX 8 Tom Mooney Molders' Defense Committee, press releases and miscellaneous financial reports, 1922-1939
BOX 9 Vern Smith Defense Committee
BOX 9 Correspondence and miscellaneous, 1948-1949
BOX 9 Financial reports and bank statements, 1947-1949
BOX 9 Receipt books and checkbook stubs, 1947-1949
BOX 9 Warren K. Billings Committee for Pardon, minutes, 1926
BOX 9-13 Miscellany, 1899-1973
Miscellaneous personal and financial papers; items relating to Billings's wife, Josephine Rudolph Billings, and the Rudolph family; writings by Billings and others; clippings and printed matter; and memorabilia.
Arranged by type of material.
BOX 9 Cabin home in Tuolumne County, Calif., directions, sketches, copy of deed, and related matter
BOX 9 Financial and legal papers, including wills and property settlements, 1944-1973
BOX 9 Income tax papers, 1970-1972
BOX 9 Josephine Rudolph Billings papers
BOX 9 Loss of Civil Service position because of Communist Party affiliation, 1942
BOX 9 Miscellaneous Rudolph family papers, 1905-1929
BOX 9 Patent applications and related material, 1899-1949
BOX 9 "Justice for Salcido," by Guy Endore
BOX 10 "The Montenegro Case," by Guy Endore
BOX 10 "The Mooney-Billings Case," by Linda Rodrigues
BOX 10 "The Mooney Case," by Francis V. Watson, 1929
BOX 10 Notes, scraps, and addresses
BOX 10 Poems by Billings
BOX 10 "Speech of Tom Mooney, Madison Square Garden," June 5, 1939
BOX 10 Writings by Billings, 1931-1953, undated
BOX 10 Clippings
BOX 10 Billings’s pardon, 1961-1962
BOX 10 Billings’s parole, circa 1930-1939
BOX 10 Book review of Frame-up, by Curt Gentry, 1967-1968
BOX 10 San Francisco Daily News, Preparedness Day Bombing, 1916-1918
BOX 11 Danish newspapers, 1962
BOX 11 Free Earl Browder, 1941-1942
BOX 11 Mayor James J. Walker and the Mooney case, 1931
BOX 11 Mooney-Billings case
BOX 11 circa 1917-1965
(4 folders)
BOX 12 circa 1929-1970
(3 folders)
BOX 12 Mooney's pardon, circa 1930-1939
(2 folders)
BOX 12 Obituaries, Warren K. and Josephine Rudolph Billings, 1972
BOX 12 Rosenberg, Ethel and Julius, and miscellaneous, 1909-1953
BOX 13 Printed matter
BOX 13 Mooney-Billings case
BOX 13 1917-1929
BOX 13 1931-1949
BOX 13 Lecture broadsides, circa 1930-1942
BOX 13 Precedent, a Play About Justice, by I. J. Golden, 1931
BOX 13 Memorabilia
BOX 13 Chess score cards and related material, 1929-1935
BOX 13 Drawings and paintings by Billings, 1920-1937, undated
BOX 13 Greeting card, calling cards, and programs
BOX 13 Honorary resolutions and petition of support, 1971, undated See Oversize
BOX 14 Addition, 1957
Typescript of oral history interview.
BOX 14 "The Story of a Rebel," oral history typescript, 1957
BOX OV 1 Oversize, 1971
Honorary resolutions and petition of support. Described according to the series, folder, and container from which the material was removed.
BOX OV 1 Memorabilia
BOX OV 1 Honorary resolutions and petition of support, 1971, undated (Container 13)

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