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Preliminary Guide to the Frank K. Kelly Papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Collections

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Frank K. Kelly Papers
    Dates: 1907-2008
    Bulk Dates: 1950s-1970s
    Collection number: Mss 279
    Creator: Kelly, Frank K., 1914-
    Collection Size: 10.4 linear feet (10 cartons and 1 document box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: The collection contains papers of Frank K. Kelly, speechwriter for Harry Truman and longtime executive with the Santa Barbara-based Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI) and the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation (NAPF).
    Physical location: SRLF.
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Frank K. Kelly Papers. Mss 279. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Stephen Kelly, 2010.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains papers of Frank K. Kelly, speechwriter for Harry Truman and longtime executive with the Santa Barbara-based Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI) and the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation (NAPF). Included are personal/family papers, correspondence (mostly incoming), speeches and writings by Kelly, and files relating to CSDI and NAPF.
    Acronyms:
    • CSDI= Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions
    • FKK = Frank K. Kelly
    • NAPF = Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Kelly, Frank K., 1914-
    Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.
    Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

    Related Collections

    At UCSB Special Collections:
    • Ashmore [Harry S.] Collection, ca. 1940s-1997. Addresses and speeches, awards, biographical information, correspondence, writings, photographs, audiotapes and videotapes of the newspaperman, writer, editor-in-chief of Encyclopaedia Britannica, and executive for the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. Awarded the first double Pulitzer Prizes in history for distinguished service in the Little Rock school integration controversy of the 1950s. (Mss 155).
    • Ashmore [Harry S.] Oral History. Interviews with Ashmore, about his life, with an emphasis on his days with the Santa Barbara-based Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. (OH 11).
    • Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions [CSDI] Collection, 1950-1991 [bulk dates 1961-1987]. Records of the internationally renowned Santa Barbara-based think tank, emphasizing issues such as education, freedom of the press, international relations, public policy, religion, and science and technology in modern society. Included are materials relating to CSDI leaders such as Frank K. Kelly. (Mss 18).
    • Hutchins [Robert M.] Collection, ca. 1960-1991. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, programs, and other materials mainly regarding Hutchins' role as founder and long-time chief executive officer of the Center for Democratic Institutions (CSDI). (Mss 154).
    • Kelly [Frank K.] Oral History. Interviews re Kelly's days as a speechwriter for Harry Truman, and work with the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI), as well as the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. (OH 123).
    • Nuclear Age Peace Foundation Collection, ca. 1980s-2003. Annual reports, bulletins, newsletters, published studies, programs, audiotapes, ephemera, artifacts, material relating to the Distinguished Peace Leadership Award and World Citizen Award, and files of Dean Babst. (Mss 203).
    • Nuclear Age Peace Foundation Oral History. Mainly interviews with Frank Kelly and David Krieger.
    • Mitchell [Maurice B.] Collection, ca. 1945-1990. Correspondence, reports, and other, relating to his work with Encyclopaedia Britannica, the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, and other foundations and institutions such as the Annenberg. Also contains material relating to his interest in the history of printing. (Mss 160).
    • Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions / Princeton University Files, 1957-1969 [bulk dates 1962-1965]. (Mss 253).
    • Wheeler [Harvey] Oral History. Interviews with Wheeler re his life - before, during, and after his days with the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI). (OH 102).
    • Wheeler [Harvey] Papers, ca. 1940s-1990s. Correspondence, writings, and administrative files, mainly relating to Wheeler's long-term association with the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. (Mss 201).
    At Other Institutions:
    • Harry S. Truman Library & Museum. Oral history interview with Frank K. Kelly, by Niel M. Johnson, Spr. 15, 1988.