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Inventory of the Fred Burnett Rhodes papers
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Fred Burnett Rhodes papers
    Dates: 1944-1980
    Collection Number: 81132
    Creator: Rhodes, Fred Burnett, 1913-2001
    Collection Size: 22 manuscript boxes (9.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, memoranda, legal documents, staff studies, and memorabilia, relating to the American atom bomb project during World War II, political issues before the United States Senate during the 1960s, veterans' affairs, and the postal service.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Fred Burnett Rhodes papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1981.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    1913 December 13 Born, Washington, D.C.
    1936 B.A., Colgate University
    1936-1941 Claims Adjustor, Maryland Casualty Company
    1941 J.D., University of Maryland
    1941-1947 U.S. Army Counterintelligence Unit for the Manhattan Project
    1947-1949 Executive Director, Joint Congressional Committee on Atomic Energy
    1949-1950 Liaison Officer, Central Intelligence Agency
    1953-1955 Chief Counsel, Armed Service Committee, U.S. Senate
    1955-1960 Private law practice, Washington, D.C.
    1960-1964 General Counsel, Veterans Administration
    1964-1969 Staff Director, Republican Policy Committee
    1969-1974 Deputy Administrator, Veterans Administration
    1974-1975 Chairman, Postal Rate Commission
    1975 Retired from federal service
    1975-1980 Executive Committee, Baptist World Alliance
    2001 November 7 Died, Anderson, South Carolina

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, memoranda, legal documents, staff studies, and memorabilia, relating to the American atom bomb project during World War II, political issues before the United States Senate during the 1960s, veterans' affairs, and the postal service.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    United States. Congress. Senate.
    United States. Postal Rate Commission.
    United States. Veterans Administration.
    Atomic bomb.
    Postal service--United States.
    Veterans--United States.
    World War, 1939-1945.--United States.
    United States--Politics and government.
    United States--Politics and government, 1963-1969.