Register of the Raymond Albert Wheeler Papers, 1898-1977

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Hoover Institution Archives
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Register of the Raymond Albert Wheeler Papers, 1898-1977

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Aparna Mukherjee
Date Completed:
1994
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Raymond Albert Wheeler Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1898-1977
Collection Number: 78062
Creator: Wheeler, Raymond Albert, 1885-1974
Collection Size: 45 manuscript boxes, 6 oversize boxes, 1 card file box, 5 motion picture film reels, 6 phonotape reels, 26 envelopes, 2 album boxes (29 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, diaries, memoranda, maps, motion picture film, phonotapes, and photographs, relating to military engineering; the Panama Canal; World War I; American military operations in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II; construction of the Stilwell Road; the surrender of Japanese forces in Singapore, 1945; clearance and widening of the Suez Canal, 1956-1957; development of the Lower Mekong River Basin; and engineering projects involving the World Bank.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

Users must agree to submit writings for publications based on the collection to Virginia M. Talley for review.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Raymond Albert Wheeler papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1978.

Accruals

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Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, diaries, memoranda, maps, motion picture film, phonotapes, and photographs, relating to military engineering; the Panama Canal; World War I; American military operations in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II; construction of the Stilwell Road; the surrender of Japanese forces in Singapore, 1945; clearance and widening of the Suez Canal, 1956-1957; development of the Lower Mekong River Basin; and engineering projects involving the World Bank

Access Points

United States. Army--Officers.
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Military engineering.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Burma.
World War, 1939-1945--China.
World War, 1939-1945--Engineering and construction.
Africa.
China.
Egypt.
Mekong Valley.
Panama.
Panama Canal.
Stilwell Road.
Suez Canal (Egypt)
United States--Armed Forces.
Vietnam.
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Engineers.
Moving-pictures.
Phonotapes.

Biographical Note

1885 July 31 Born, near Peoria, Illinois
1911 B.S., United States Military Academy, West Point, New York
1911-1912 Construction engineer, Isthmian Canal Commission, Canal Zone, Panama
1912 Married Olive May Keithley, Peoria, Illinois
1913 Graduated from Army School of Engineering, Washington, D.C.
1917-1919 Commanded the Regiment in the Aisne-Marne, the St. Mihiel, and the Meuse Argonne offensives, and the March into Germany with the Army of Occupation
1919 Served with the American Peace Commission in Italy
1920-1921 Engineer Instructor, the Infantry School, Camp Benning, Georgia
1922-1926 Assistant Engineer Commissioner, Washington, D.C.
1926 Elected honorary member, American Institute of Architects
1927 Graduated from Command and General Staff School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
1927-1930 Assistant Engineer of Maintenance, Panama Canal, Balboa Heights, Canal Zone
1935-1936 Chief Regional Engineer, Work Projects Administration, Chicago, Illinois
1936 United States Representative, International Navigation Congress, Brussels
1937 Graduated from Army War College, Washington, D.C.
1937-1940 Resident Member, Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, Washington, D.C.
1940-1941 Engineer of Maintenance, the Panama Canal, Balboa Heights, Canal Zone
1941 Assistant Chief of Staff, War Department, Washington, D.C.
1941-1942 Member, United States military mission to Iran
1942-1943 Commanding General, Services of Supply, United States Army Forces, China-Burma-India Theater
1944 Principal Administrative Officer, Southeast Asia Command
1944-1945 Deputy Supreme Allied Commander and Chief Administrative Officer, Southeast Asia Command
1945 Commanding General, United States forces in India-Burma Theater
1945-1949 Chief of Engineers, United States Army, Washington, D.C.
1949 Retired from active service as Lieutenant General, Chief of Engineers, United States Army
1949-1964 Engineering Adviser, World Bank
1952-1960 Represented the World Bank in negotiations between India and Pakistan over the use of waters of the Indus River
1956-1957 Head, United Nations Suez Canal Clearance Operations
1957-1958 Chief, Mekong River Survey Mission, Asia
1958-? Represented the World Bank in discussions with the Suez Canal Authority to study the prospects for the growth of, and to advise on the plans for improving, traffic in the Suez Canal
1960-1963 Worked on behalf of the United Nations on the public works construction program and transport system in Congo
1960-1969 Chairman, International Advisory Board for the Mekong Coordination Committee, representing, among others, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam
1964-1971 Member, Columbia Board of Revenue, British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority, Vancouver
1974 February 8 Died, Washington, D.C.

Container List

Boxes 1-8

Biographical File, 1898-1975.

Scope and Content Note

Address books, appointment calendars, autograph books, awards, biographical notes, certificates, clippings, correspondence, diaries, family papers, financial records, funeral records, medical records, memoranda, notes, pamphlets, passports, press releases, printed matter, posters, proclamations, telegrams, travel documents, writings about Raymond Wheeler, and the records relating to his high school in Peoria, Illinois, and his years at West Point, New York, arranged alphabetically by physical form. See also Oversize Materials.
Box 1, Folder 1

Address books

Folder 2

Appointment calendars

Folder 3

Autograph book

 

Awards. Certificates, citations, clippings, communiques, correspondence, memoranda, messages, pamphlets, press releases, printed matter, telegrams and miscellany

Folder 4

Boy Scouts of America

Folder 5

Brazil (in Spanish)

Folder 6-9

China. Includes messages in Chinese

Folder 10-16

Laos

Folder 17-18

Netherlands

Folder 19-22

Siam

Folder 23-25

The Beavers

Folder 26-29

The Moles Society

 

The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

Box 2, Folder 1-10

Hoover Medal

Folder 11-12

Goethals Medal

Folder 13-21

United Kingdom

Folder 22-27

United States Army

 

Biography

Folder 28

General

Folder 29-30

Corespondence, 1971-1974

Folder 31-32

Notes

Folder 33-34

Certificates

Folder 35-37

Clippings

Box 3, Folder 1-5

Clippings

Folder 6

Diaries

 

Family papers

Box 4, Folder 1

Olive Wheeler

Folder 2

Virginia M. Wheeler

Folder 3

Financial records

 

Funeral records

Folder 4

General

Folder 5-6

Cards of sympathy

 

Correspondence

Folder 7

Undated

 

1974

Folder 8-10

February-March

Box 5, Folder 1-3

April-June

Folder 4

August

Folder 5

December

Folder 6

1975 January

Folder 7

Donations

Folder 8

Flower records

Folder 9

Printed matter

Folder 10

Telegrams

Folder 11

Telephone calls

Folder 12

Tributes

Folder 13

Medical records

Folder 14

Membership cards, certificates and related correspondence

Folder 15

Memoranda

Folder 16

News broadcast

Folder 17

Newsletters

Folder 18

Notes

Folder 19

Pamphlets

Folder 20

Passports

Box 6, Folder 1

Press releases

Folder 2

Printed matter

Folder 3

Posters

Folder 4

Proclamations

 

Scrapbooks

Folder 5

Farm Creek Flood Control Project, East Peoria, Illinois, 1947 September 27

Folder 6

100th Annual Engineer Dinner, 1967 May 5

Folder 7

River Chindwin, 1945

Folder 8

Testimonial dinner, 1946 April 23

Folder 9

Trinity River Project, 1938

 

Subject file

Folder 10

Peoria High School, Peoria, Illinois

 

United States. Military Academy West Point, New York

Folder 11

General

Folder 12

Appointment letter and grade point average

Folder 13

Brochures

Folder 14

Bulletins

Folder 15

Clippings

 

Correspondence

Folder 16-19

1956-1965

Box 7, Folder 1-8

1966-1974

Folder 9

Financial records

Folder 10

Maps

Folder 11

Memoranda

Folder 12

Notes

Folder 13

Pamphlets

Folder 14-16

Printed matter

Folder 17

Reports

Folder 18

Schedule

Folder 19

Telegrams

Folder 20

Miscellany

 

Travel records

Folder 21

General

Folder 22

1941-1946

Folder 23

1947-1957

Folder 24

1948 (visit to Alaska)

Box 8, Folder 1

1958-1964

Folder 2

1965-1973

Folder 3

Telegrams

 

Writings about Raymond Wheeler

Folder 4

Articles

Folder 5

Poems

Folder 6

Miscellany

Boxes 8-12

Correspondence, 1918-1974.

Scope and Content Note

Letters arranged alphabetically by correspondent. Includes letters written by Virginia Wheeler and others
Box 8, Folder 7

Undated

Folder 8

Unidentified

 

General

Folder 9

1943-1944

Folder 10

1951

Folder 11

1953

Folder 12

1956

Folder 13

1958

Folder 14-19

1959-1964

Folder 20

Abdorabo, Mohamed Abdala, 1959

Folder 21

Abd Rabuh, Muhammad Abd Allah, 1959. Includes two letters in Arabic including one addressed to Virginia Wheeler

Folder 22

Ackerman, Adolph J., 1959-1970

Folder 23

Albrecht, F. M., 1958

Folder 24

Alford, Thomas L., Sr., 1968

Box 9, Folder 1

Anders, Leslie, 1962-1965

Folder 2

Andrews, Arthur, 1972

Folder 3

Andruss, Malcolm P., 1965

Folder 4

Arthur, Bill and Katherine, 1918-1974

Folder 5

Atkinson, Guy F., 1956-1964

Folder 6

Bahr, R. C., 1964

Folder 7

Banks, Michael H., 1974

Folder 8

Bannion, Howard, 1970

Folder 9

Bechtel, Stephen D., 1958-1972

Folder 10

Bengston, L., 1967

Folder 11

Benson, James, 1962-1964

Folder 12

Berenhauser, Carlos, Jr., 1963-1970

Folder 13

Berger, Lillian F., 1963-1967. Includes a letter to Ben Binson

Folder 14

Bishop, Max W., 1965-1966

Folder 15

Bixby, H. O., 1970

Folder 16

Black, Eugene R., 1966

Folder 17

Blake, Norman P., 1967-1968

Folder 18

Blazina, Tom, 1964

Folder 19

Bonati, Ralph J., 1964

Folder 20

Bonny, J. B., 1958

Folder 21

Bourscheidt, Paul F., 1967

Folder 22

Bowdish, Frank and Virginia, 1966

Folder 23

Bowman, Waldo G., 1966

Folder 24

Boyer, Lonnie MacArthur (Mrs. Arthur Irving), 1965

Folder 25

Bradley, John H., 1973-1974

Folder 26

Bradley University (T. W. Arsdale, Jr., Kalman Goldberg and A. G. Haussler), 1961

Folder 27

Britton, William H., 1964-1969

Folder 28

Brown, Earl I., II, 1965

Folder 29

Bruns, May, 1944

Folder 30

Buehler, John P., 1964

Folder 31

Bunche, Ralph, 1971

Folder 32

Burke, John G., 1960

Folder 33

Byrnes, James F., 1945

Folder 34

Caldwell, John T., 1962

Folder 35

Campbell, David P., 1967-1968

Folder 36

Cantwell, Robert C., Jr., Mrs., 1968

Folder 37

Carroll, John E., 1966

Folder 38

Casey, Hugh J., 1963-1965

Folder 39

Chase, C. E., 1963-1964

Folder 40

Clark, Allen F., Jr., 1969

Folder 41

Clarke, Frederick J., 1965

Folder 42

Clay, Lucius D., 1967

Folder 43

Claybourn, John G., 1964-1968. Includes letters addressed to Meredith Wilson and Frank Verbrugge

Folder 44

Coad, Laccy W., 1960

Folder 45

Coffey, Matthew B., 1967

Folder 46

Connors, Selena A., 1967-1968. Includes letters addressed to University of Delaware and University of Illinois

Folder 47

Cook, Frank B., 1964

Folder 48

Cordier, Andrew W., 1957

Folder 49

Coughlin, Robert E., 1970

Folder 50

Crimmins, A. Holmes, 1964

Folder 51

Cromartie, Luther M., 1965

Folder 52

Cromelin, Eric, 1966-1972

Folder 53

Curtin, R. H., 1973

Folder 54

Darling, H. Velpeau, 1963-1974

Folder 55

Davis, Mildred and Vic, n.d.

Folder 56

Deal, D. Vernon, 1970

Folder 57

Debrett's Peerage, 1961-1974

Folder 58

Delaney, Albert L., 1965-1973

Folder 59

Demuth, Richard H., 1966

Folder 60

De Wilde, Camille, 1966

Folder 61

Dirksen, Everett McKinley, 1963-1967

Folder 62

Dixon, John W., 1964-1965

Folder 63

Dogan, Charles, 1970

Folder 64

Donaldson, Birdena E., 1970

Folder 65

Duke, C. M., 1965. Includes a letter from G. A. England

Box 10, Folder 1

Easterling, William L., 1967

Folder 2

Eaton, Herb, 1965

Folder 3

Edgett, Thomas N., 1960

Folder 4

Eickhoff, Andrew R., 1964

Folder 5

Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1956

Folder 6

El Deeb, Mohammed Tawfik, 1963

Folder 7

El Serafi, 1970

Folder 8

Elustondo, Mable Garcia, 1965

Folder 9

England, G. A., 1966

Folder 10

Ervin, Sam J., Jr., 1970

Folder 11

Esser, T., 1965

Folder 12

Esso Touring Service, 1966

Folder 13

Evans, Geoffrey, 1966

Folder 14

Falkner, Francis M., 1964

Folder 15

Ferraz, Octavio Marcondes, 1966

Folder 16

Flesher, Carl W., 1966

Folder 17

Flexi-Versal Corporation (G. A. Arnold, Elinor M. Fell, John P. Kitselman and Leslie J. Redard), 1951-1959

Folder 18

Fosque, J. D., 1962

Folder 19

Fowler, Donald D., 1965

Folder 20

Fox, Joseph C., 1965

Folder 21

Frederick, Calvin J., 1968. Includes letter addressed to Virginia Wheeler

Folder 22

Fuchs, Ralph F., 1964

Folder 23

Garner, Robert L., 1973

Folder 24

Galloway, G. E., 1960

Folder 25

Gardner, G. H., 1968

Folder 26

Garner, Robert L., 1966-1967

Folder 27

Gilbert Associates, Inc., 1963-1965

Folder 28

Gillette, George W., 1958-1971. Includes letters addressed to O. O. Allsbrook, Charles G. Holle, Joseph C. Mehaffey and Henry C. Rowland, Jr.

Folder 29

Gilmour, Matthew P., 1966

Folder 30

Goddard, Eric, 1969

Folder 31

Gordon, King, 1963

Folder 32

Gore, John M., 1973

Folder 33

Graffman, J. Holger, 1963-1968

Folder 34

Gregory, Jean, 1971-1973

Folder 35

Grosvenor, Gilbert M., 1965

Folder 36

Grove, Philip, 1958

Folder 37

Groves, Leslie R., 1959

Folder 38

Grystal, J. S., 1964

Folder 39

Gulhati, N. D., 1964-1966

Folder 40

Hall, Ralph S., 1960

Folder 41

Hamza, Kamel, 1957

Folder 42

Hannis, Henry, 1971

Folder 43

Harrington, M. C. J., 1963

Folder 44

Hassan, Ahmad, 1965

Folder 45

Hassan, Parvez, 1963-1966

Folder 46

Hatch, John, 1966

Folder 47

Haug, Edgar, 1965 . Includes letter addressed to August Konow

Folder 48

Hederen, O., 1963

Folder 49

Heinrichs, Louis M., 1971-1974

Folder 50

Hibbs, Ben, 1944

Folder 51

Hicks, W. E., 1943-1968

Folder 52

Hinman, George, 1963

Folder 53

Holocombe, W. H., 1966

Folder 54

Howlett, Duncan, 1965

Folder 55

Hubard, Bill, 1965

Folder 56

Hunt, Geoffrey, 1963-1974

Folder 57

Hunter, Howard A., 1943

Folder 58

Huske, Jean (Mrs. W. O.), 1963

Folder 59

Idris, Mohammed, 1966

Folder 60

Itschner, E. C., 1963

Folder 61

Johns, Dwight, 1966

Folder 62

Johnson, Algot F., 1959-1960

Folder 63

Johnson, Lyndon B., 1967 (letter written by Virginia Wheeler)

Folder 64

Jones, John M., III, 1945-1970

Folder 65

Kambhu, Xujati, 1964

Folder 66

Kamel, Mostafa, 1964-1967

Folder 67

Karo, H. Arnold, 1964

Folder 68

Katzin, Alfred, 1957-1963

Folder 69

Kaufman, Nathan B., 1967 (letter written by Virginia Wheeler)

Folder 70

Keating, Kenneth, 1960

Folder 71

Kennedy, Donald D., 1966-1970

Folder 72

Kentz, Alvin, 1967

Folder 73

Khosla, A. N., 1964

Folder 74

Kinney, G. P., 1966

Folder 75

Kirmani, S. S., 1963

Box 11, Folder 1

Kirpich, Phillip Z., 1963 (letter addressed to Phillip A. Drinker)

Folder 2

Kirsch, Wolff M., 1969

Folder 3

Klostermann, J. M. W., 1957

Folder 4

Klotz, Harry, 1965-1972

Folder 5

Knapp, J. Burke, 1957

Folder 6

Kocour, Ruth, 1964

Folder 7

Kohloss, Fabius Henry, 1948-1973

Folder 8

Krisman, Michael J., 1972

Folder 9

Kwoh, Theodore, 1963-1967

Folder 10

Lane, Cherry, 1971

Folder 11

Lang, Edmund, 1967

Folder 12

Langelaar, Gerrit, 1966-1971

Folder 13

Lansing, Sam, 1966-1968

Folder 14

Larrick, J. Frederick, 1965

Folder 15

Laylin, John G., 1965-1967

Folder 16

Leber, W. P., 1960

Folder 17

Lels, Murk, 1957

Folder 18

Lennon, Alton, 1964. Includes a night letter from George W. Gillette

Folder 19

Liggett, Tom, 1968

Folder 20

Lipscomb, Willis G., 1966

Folder 21

Lockwood, Benjamin C., Jr., 1972-1973

Folder 22

Lockwood, Cherry L., 1972

Folder 23

Loesing, Vernon T., 1972. Includes a letter addressed to A. Dodman

Folder 24

Lowdon, J. W., 1967

Folder 25

Luce, Claireboothe, 1944

Folder 26

Luttman-Johnson, J. D. M., 1963

Folder 27

McConnell, Ben H., 1972

Folder 28

Macdonald, Peter, 1963

Folder 29

McElheny, John D., 1960

Folder 30

McGrath, David J., 1966

Folder 31

Mackichan, K. B., 1956

Folder 32

Macmillan, R. H., 1969

Folder 33

McShane, James E., 1963

Folder 34

Madigan, Jack and Sybil, 1972

Folder 35

Makaus, G., 1960

Folder 36

Markle, Joseph, 1965-1969

Folder 37

Marsh, A. Fletcher, 1963-1971. Includes letters written to James D. Bronson by Henry Bahr and to Raymond Wheeler by George L. Fairbairn

Folder 38

Marquis Who's Who, 1966-1971

Folder 39

Mason, Frank, 1966

Folder 40

Matson, J. W., 1964

Folder 41

Maxon, Glen W., 1944-1964. Includes letters addressed to Virginia Wheeler

Folder 42

Meredith, William T., 1943-1972. Includes a letter to John Picco

Folder 43

Messegee, Gordon H., 1965-1972

Folder 44

Michler, Gordon H., 1969

Folder 45

MICOPERI (G. Makaus and Ing. Buttazzoni), 1958-1960

Folder 46

Middlebury College, 1966

Folder 47

Middleton, Troy, 1972

Folder 48

Morgan, Graham C., 1967

Folder 49

Mountain, Barry F., 1965. Includes a letter addressed to Selig Taubenblatt

Folder 50

Mountbatten, Louis Mountbatten, Earl, 1945-1972

Folder 51

Mueenuddin? G., 1958

Folder 52

Mynatt, Richard E., 1960

Folder 53

Nebolsine, Ross, 1965

Folder 54

Neumiller, Louis B., 1960-1969

Folder 55

Nichols, Harold F., 1971-1974

Folder 56

Noce, Daniel, 1949

Folder 57

North, Earl, Mrs., 1968-1970

Folder 58

Olivier, Henry, 1963

Folder 59

O'Malley, Thomas, 1963

Folder 60

101 Association, Inc. (Mickey Kaliff and J. M. Niemczyk), 1962-1963

Folder 61

O'Neill, James J., 1960

Folder 62

Osborn, M. P., Mrs., 1964

Folder 63

Over, Don, 1960

Folder 64

Painter, W. D., 1959

Folder 65

Parsons, Ralph M., 1964-1972

Folder 66

Peers, W. R., 1967

Folder 67

Pepe, S. Ernest, 1963

Folder 68

Person, J. L., 1965

Folder 69

Piland, Julius Lynch, 1965

Folder 70

Poole, T. W., 1966

Folder 71

Poolers Shoe Store, 1969

Folder 72

Prentis, Edmund A., 1966

Box 12, Folder 1

Price, Byron, 1972

Folder 2

Proctor, Carlton S., 1963

Folder 3

Ramada Inn (Carl J. Boyer and Peter Georges), 1968

Folder 4

Rasey, Ray, 1959

Folder 5

Razel, Paul, 1962 (in French)

Folder 6

Reynolds, Doyle C., 1963

Folder 7

Ritchie, Ann, 1960

Folder 8

Roberts, Harrison H., 1965

Folder 9

Robinett, P. M., 1963

Folder 10

Robinson, Erma S. (Mrs. L. E. Robinson), 1965-1966

Folder 11

Rockwell, Alvin J., 1964

Folder 12

Rodriguez, Filemon C., 1963

Folder 13

Ruffin, Peter B., 1971

Folder 14

Rusk, Dean, 1953

Folder 15

St. Lawrence, Lee, 1968

Folder 16

Saltzstein, Robert A., 1968

Folder 17

Schaaf, Albert, 1965-1966

Folder 18

Schaaf, C. Hart, 1965-1966

Folder 19

Scharff, Maurice R., 1964-1965

Folder 20

Schoon, Henry P., 1968

Folder 21

Scholla, Paul F., 1962

Folder 22

Scholtz, Herman F., 1966-1973

Folder 23

Sciples, Carl M., 1964

Folder 24

Seaman, P. C., Mrs., 1965

Folder 25

Sells, Chas H., 1964. Includes Raymond Wheeler's correspondence with Herbert D. Vogel

Folder 26

Sevareid, Eric, 1966

Folder 27

Sherrill, Fred G., 1965

Folder 28

Shields, James E., 1960

Folder 29

Shiels, Archie W., 1964-1965

Folder 30

Skerry, Harry A., 1968

Folder 31

Slim, Bill, 1966

Folder 32

Smith, Jacqueline, 1966

Folder 33

Smith, Roderick, 1963

Folder 34

Smith, Stephen E., 1965

Folder 35

Smythe, James Frederick, 1972

Folder 36

Snavely, Charles A., 1960

Folder 37

Snell, Paul M., n.d.

Folder 38

Snow, Edgar, 1944

Folder 39

Solleveld, J., 1957

Folder 40

Spainhour, Emily, 1972

Folder 41

Spencer, Abbott K., 1968

Folder 42

Sprunt, James Lawrence, 1969

Folder 43

Stanhope, William W., 1972

Folder 44

Stennis, John, 1959-1963

Folder 45

Stetson, John B., 1965

Folder 46

Stillwell, J. W., 1942-1948

Folder 47

Stratton, James H., 1963-1966

Folder 48

Susong, Edith O'Keefe, 1966-1970

Folder 49

Talaat, Ahmed, 1966

Folder 50

Talley, B. B., 1964. Includes a letter to A. D. Spottswood

Folder 51

Tallman, Gordon, 1966

Folder 52

Thomas, Dorothy, 1969

Folder 53

Thompson, L. I., 1968

Folder 54

Tipton, Royce J., 1964

Folder 55

Tomasulo, Nicholas A., 1965

Folder 56

Toor, Z. A., 1967

Folder 57

Tull, Willis C., Jr., 1965

Folder 58

Tun, Hia? 1970

Folder 59

Urbahn, Max, 1965

Folder 60

Varkas, Cessa, 1954

Folder 61

Van Gasse, Josephine, 1965

Folder 62

Vaughan, David B., 1964

Folder 63

Veterans of the Office of Secret Services (William J. Casey and William J. Donovan), 1964-1966

Folder 64

Vickers, W. G. H., 1944

Folder 65

Vogel, Herbert D., 1968

Folder 66

Volpe, John, 1972

Folder 67

Wavell, Archibald Percival Wavell, 1943-1953

Folder 68

Weart, D. L., 1965

Folder 69

Webb, Del E., 1964

Folder 70

Wedemeyer, A. C., 1965-1966. Includes Wedemeyer's remarks at the Office of Strategic Services dinner, 1966 March 21

Folder 71

Wehle, Philip C., 1963

Folder 72

Wheeler, Stephen W., 1966

Folder 73

Whipple, William, Jr., 1960-1966

Folder 74

White, David H., 1973

Folder 75

Whitman, W. M., 1963

Folder 76

Wilder, A. D., 1972

Folder 77

Wilkinson, Peggy, 1958

Folder 78

Witt, Jay, 1966

Folder 79

Woods, George D., 1957-1965

Folder 80

Young, Mason J., 1964-1968

Folder 81

Yeager, L. E., 1963

Folder 82

Younes, Mahmoud, 1957-1963

Folder 83

Youngblood, J. M. K., 1960

Folder 84

Zimmerman, George J., 1944

Boxes 13-14

Speeches and Writings, 1903-1970.

Scope and Content Note

Articles, comments, congressional testimony, notes, outlines, remarks, statements, speeches, and related correspondence and telegrams arranged chronologically by title
Box 13, Folder 1-6

"Notes on Service Overseas during Second World War", Vols. I-VI, n.d. Typescript

Folder 7

Obituary of Karl Slaughter Bradford, original draft by Raymond Wheeler and Karl Bradford, n.d. Holograph and typescript

Folder 8

Opening statement, Indus Basin Conference, n.d. Typescript

Folder 9

Remarks on the occasion of getting together with the troops in the India Burma Theater, n.d. Typescript

Folder 10

Speech on Suez Canal clearance under the auspices of the United Nations, Twentieth Century Club, Young Women's Christian Association, n.d. Typescript outline

Folder 11

"Address of Welcome", The Opinion, 1903 July. Holograph and printed copy

Folder 12-13

"The Infantry School", a history of the Fourth Engineers, n.d. Typescript copies and holograph notes

Box 14, Folder 1

"Improving the Upper River", Chamber of Commerce News, 1934 August. Printed copy

Folder 2

Notes on travel, 1941 November. Typescript

Folder 3

Notes on travel, 1941-1942. Typescript

Folder 4

"Chindwin River Trip", 1945 April. Typescript

Folder 5

"Rangoon Victory Parade Trip," 1945 June 13. Typescript

Folder 6

Talk to Staff Officers in India-Burma Theater, Delhi, India, 1945 June 23. Typescript

Folder 7

"India Burma - Lifeline to China", United States at War, 1945 November. Printed copy

Folder 8

"The U.S. Corps of Engineers," The Military Engineer, 1946 May. Printed copy

Folder 9

Welcome address, the Engineering School, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 1946 November 4. Printed copy

Folder 10

"The United States Army", American Miracle, 1947. Printed copy

Folder 11

Testimony, Hearings before the Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments, United States Senate, 1949 February 2-15. Printed copy

Folder 12

Speech, the First Pan-American Engineering Congress, Rio de Janeiro, 1949 July 15-24. Typescript

Folder 13

"Balance Sheets and Blue Prints", The Retired Officer, 1951 June. Printed copy

Folder 14

Outline for a talk, M. S. A., 1953 March 26. Typescript

Folder 15

Outline for a talk, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1953 May 6. Typescript

Folder 16

Untitled note, The Green Light, 1956 February 29. Printed copy

Folder 17

Outline for a talk, Society of American Military Engineers, 1956 April 17. Typescript

Folder 18

"Suez: The Beginning of Clearence Operations", International Bank Notes, 1957 September. Printed copy

Folder 19

Speech on Suez operations, West Point Society, 1957 September 12. Typescript outline

Folder 20

Speech on Suez Canal clearance operations, Society of American Military Engineers, Hampton Roads, New York, 1957 September 30. Typescript outline

Folder 21

Notes on Peoria talk, Peoria, Illinois, 1957 October 5. Typescript. Includes related correspondence and telegram

Folder 22

Speech, American Institute of Consulting Engineers, New York, 1957 October 15. Includes a letter and typescript drafts

Folder 23

"Clearing the Suez Canal", The Military Engineer, 1958 January-February. Printed copy

Folder 24

Speech on Suez Canal clearance operations, University of Arkansas, 1958 March 6. Typescript with some holograph notes

Folder 25

Outline for a speech, Jango, 1958 May 20. Typescript

Folder 26

Speech, Society of American Military Engineers, Baltimore, Maryland, 1958 May 28. Typescript outline with some holograph notes

Folder 27

"Role of the Suez Canal", speech, Conference on Nationalism and Business Prospects in the Middle East, Hotel Statler, Washington D.C., 1958 September 29-30. Typescript outline with related correspondence, memoranda and notes

Folder 28

Comments on "The Military Engineer", 1958 December 22. Typescript

Folder 29

"The Suez Canal - Its Chronicle and Bibliography", discussions by Raymond Wheeler and others, Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1959 March. Printed copy

Folder 30

Talk, Advanced Class, Ports and Harbors Instruction, Engineering School, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 1959, April 21. Typescript

Folder 31

Speech on the occasion of the award of Hoover Medal, Society of Military Engineers, 1959 February 2. Typescript

Folder 32

Speech on the occasion of the Beaver award, 1960 January 13. Typescript

Folder 33

Talk on the World Bank - Projects and Logistics, National Security Industrial Association and National Institute of Packaging, Handling and Logistics Engineers, 1960 February 8. Typescript

Folder 34

Untitled draft of a talk, Peoria, Illinois, 1960 April 4. Typescript

Folder 35

"Per Angusta ad Augusta", speech, Peoria, Illinois, 1960 May 4. Typescript

Folder 36

Speech, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, 1960 May 4. Typescript fragment. Includes related correspondence and brochure

Folder 37

"International River Problems", speech, Peoria, Illinois, 1961 October 20. Typescript. Includes brochure, clippings, related correspondence and program

Folder 38

Notes for a speech on Mekong River, AICE meeting, Lahore, Pakistan, 1962 December 11. Typescript

Folder 39

Speech to introduce Colonel Mahmoud Younes, Chairman and Managing Director, Suez Canal Authority, at a luncheon meeting, American-Arab Association, 1963 September 18. Typescript

Folder 40

Speech, Ohio Valley Improvement Association, Netherlands-Hilton Hotel, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1964 October 15. Typescript outline

Folder 41

"Earthmoving", G. Edwin Burks Lecture, Earthmoving Industry Conference, Society of Automotive Engineers, Peoria, Illinois, 1970 April 14-15. Typescript outline. Includes related correspondence, holograph note and pamphlet

Folder 42

"50 Years of Our Society", The Military Engineer, 1970 July-August. Printed copy. This article is adapted from his address at the Annual Meeting of the Society of American Military Engineers, Fort Myer, Virginia, 1970 May 15. Includes author's proof

Boxes 15-20

United States Army File, 1903-1977.

Scope and Content Note

Bulletins, clippings, correspondence, diary, financial records, maps, memoranda, minutes of meetings, messages, newsletters, notes, pamphlets, printed matter, remarks, reports, service records, statements, telegrams, writings by others, related to the events of the years of Raymond Wheeler's service in and later association with the army, arranged chronologically by physical form. See also Correspondence
 

1903-1941

Box 15, Folder 1

General

 

Correspondence

Folder 2

Undated

Folder 3

1915

Folder 4

1919

Folder 5

1926

Folder 6

1930

Folder 7

1933

Folder 8

1935

Folder 9

1938

Folder 10

Diary, 1918

Folder 11

Maps

 

Memoranda

Folder 12-13

1910-1911

Folder 14-18

1916-1920

Folder 19

1929

Folder 20-21

1935-1936

Folder 22

1941

Folder 23-24

Minutes of meetings, 1929-1930

Folder 25

Newsletters, 1919-1933

Folder 26

Notes

Folder 27

Pamphlets, 1903-1919

 

Printed matter

Folder 28

Undated

Folder 29

1914

Folder 30-31

1919

 

Reports

Folder 32

Undated

Folder 33

1918

Folder 34

Service records

 

Telegrams

Box 16, Folder 1

Undated

Folder 2

1919

Folder 3

1926

Folder 4

1941

Folder 5

Writings by others, n.d.

Folder 6

Miscellany

 

1942-1949

Folder 7

General

 

Correspondence

Folder 8

Undated

Folder 9-10

1942-1943

Folder 11

1943-1947

Folder 12-13

1944-1945

Folder 14

1948

Folder 15

Diary, 1942-1945

 

Memoranda

Folder 16

Undated

Folder 17-21

1942-1946

Folder 22-23

1948-1949

Folder 24

Messages

Folder 25

News bulletins

Folder 26

Newsletters

Folder 27

Notes

Folder 28

Organizational chart

Folder 29

Pamphlets

Folder 30

Press releases

Folder 31-32

Printed matter

Folder 33

Posters

 

Reports

Box 17, Folder 1

1943-1945

Folder 2

1943-1946

Folder 3

1945

 

Retirement records

Folder 4

General

 

Correspondence

Folder 5

1947

Folder 6

1949

Folder 7

Memoranda, 1947

Folder 8

Service records

 

Telegrams

Folder 9

Undated

Folder 10

1942

Folder 11

1945

Folder 12-15

Writings by others, 1943

Folder 16

Miscellany

 

1950-1977

Box 18, Folder 1

General

Folder 2

Bulletins

 

Correspondence

Folder 3

Undated

Folder 4

1956

Folder 5-7

1958-1960

Folder 8

1964

Folder 9-14

1965-1970

Box 19, Folder 1-4

1971-1974

Folder 5

1976

 

Memoranda

Folder 6

1959

Folder 7

1964

Folder 8

1972

Folder 9

1976

Folder 10

Minutes of meetings, 1977

Folder 11

Newsletters

Folder 12

Notes

Folder 13

Organizational charts

Folder 14

Pamphlets

Folder 15

Press releases

Folder 16-19

Printed matter

 

Remarks

Box 20, Folder 1

Undated

Folder 2

1960

Folder 3

1968

Folder 4

1970

Folder 5-7

1972-1974

 

Reports

Folder 8

1964

Folder 9

1973

 

Statements

Folder 10

Undated

Folder 11

1973

Folder 12

Telegrams

Folder 13

Writings by others, 1960-1961

Folder 14

Miscellany

Boxes 20-27

Suez Canal Clearance File, 1952-1974.

Scope and Content Note

Articles, bulletins, charts and drawings, clippings, contracts, correspondence, cost of cleaning, diary, equipments used, plan, memoranda, minutes of meetings, newsletters, notes, personnel records, printed matter, remarks, reports, schedule, statements, telecommunication system and telegrams relating to the Suez Canal clearance operations under the direction of Raymond Wheeler at the request of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, arranged by physical form. Includes materials in French and Arabic. See also World Bank File
Box 20, Folder 15

General

Folder 16

Articles

Folder 17

Bulletins

Folder 18-20

Charts and drawings

Box 21, Folder 1-2

Charts and drawings

Folder 3-4

Chronological excerpts from salvage sitreps on ships

Folder 5-6

Clippings

Folder 7

Contracts

 

Correspondence

Folder 8

Undated

Folder 9

1952 January-February

 

1956

Folder 10

January

Folder 11

October-December

 

1957

Folder 12-14

January-March

Box 22, Folder 1-4

April-July

Folder 5-6

September-October

Folder 7

December

 

1958

Folder 8

January

Folder 9-10

April-June

Folder 11

August-September

Folder 12

November-December

Folder 13

1959 September-December

 

1960

Folder 14

January-March

Folder 15

August

Folder 16

October

 

1964

Folder 17

May

Folder 18

December

 

1965

Folder 19

February-March

Folder 20

August

 

1966

Folder 21

February

Folder 22

April-June

 

1967

Folder 23

March

Folder 24

June

Folder 25

December

 

1968

Folder 26

February

Folder 27

April-May

Folder 28

September

Folder 29

1970 December

 

1971

Folder 30

January

Folder 31

March-April

Folder 32

May

Folder 33

June-July

Folder 34

August-September

Folder 35

October-December

Folder 36

1972 May

 

1973

Folder 37

May-June

Folder 38

October

Folder 39

November-December

Folder 40

1974 January

Folder 41

Cost assessment

Folder 42

Diary

Folder 43

List of equipments

Folder 44

Maps

 

Memoranda

Folder 45

Undated

Folder 46

1956 November

 

1957

Folder 47

January-February

Folder 48

April

Folder 49

June

Folder 50

September

Folder 51

December

 

1958

Box 23, Folder 1

January-February

Folder 2

April-May

Folder 3

July

Folder 4

1971 May

 

Minutes of meetings

Folder 5

Undated

 

1956

Folder 6

June

Folder 7-8

October-November

Folder 9

1957 December

Folder 10

1958 April

 

News releases

Folder 11

Undated

Folder 12

1957

 

Notes

Folder 13-14

Undated

Folder 15

1957

Folder 16

1958

Folder 17

1965-1966

Folder 18

1971

Folder 19

Personnel records

Folder 20

Plans of operations

Folder 21

Policy statements

 

Press releases

Folder 22

Undated

Folder 23

1958

Folder 24

1959

Folder 25-27

Printed matter

Box 24, Folder 1

Printed matter

 

Remarks

Folder 2

Undated

Folder 3

1957

 

Reports

Folder 4

Undated

Folder 5

1955

Folder 6-7

1956

Folder 8

1956-1957

Box 25, Folder 1

1957

Folder 2

1959

Folder 3

1963

Folder 4-5

1964

Folder 6-7

1965

Box 26, Folder 1

1966

Folder 2

1973?

Folder 3

Rules of navigation and tide tables

Folder 4

Schedule

Folder 5

Statements

Folder 6

Suez Canal requirements and capacity

Folder 7

Tanks and vessels

Folder 8

Telecommunications system

 

Telegrams

 

Incoming

Folder 9

Undated

Folder 10

1956

 

1957

Folder 11

January

Folder 12

February-May

Folder 13

1958

Folder 14

1959

Folder 15

1967

 

Outgoing

Folder 16

Undated

Folder 17

1956 January

 

1957

Box 27, Folder 1

January

Folder 2

February

Folder 3

March

Folder 4

April

Folder 5

1959 April

Folder 6

Wrecks removal log

Folder 7

Miscellany

Boxes 27-33

Mekong River Basin File, 1957-1974.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, communique, correspondence, cost of the project, data used, description of the project, drawings and tables, financial plan, funding agreement, list of participants and itinerary, legal documents, maps, memoranda, minutes of meetings, messages, newsletters, notes, press releases, printed matter, reports, schedule of work, speech, statements, telegrams relating to the multi-purpose development of the Lower Mekong River Basin, encompassing portions of Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam, under the leadership of Raymond Wheeler as head of the United Nations mission and the terms of reference, arranged by physical form. Also includes correspondence, memoranda and writings by Virginia Wheeler in her official capacity as a legal adviser to the United Nations in the Mekong River Basin project. Includes materials in French and Vietnamese. See also United Nations File
Box 27, Folder 8

General

Folder 9

Clippings

Folder 10

Communique

Folder 11

Committee for the Co-Ordination of Investigations of the Lower Mekong Basin file

 

Correspondence

Folder 12

Undated

Folder 13-14

1957 June-December

 

1958

Folder 15

January

Folder 16

March

Folder 17

July

Folder 18

1960 March

Folder 19

1962 November-December

 

1963

Folder 20

January

Folder 21

May

Folder 22

July-September

Folder 23

November-December

Folder 24-28

1964 January-December

Folder 29-33

1965 February-December

Box 28, Folder 1-6

1966 January-December

Folder 7-14

1967 January-December

Folder 15-26

1968 January-December

Folder 27-35

1969 January-December

 

1970

Box 29, Folder 1

January-May

Folder 2

July

Folder 3

September-November

 

1971

Folder 4-5

January-June

Folder 6

August-September

Folder 7

November-December

 

1972

Folder 8

February

Folder 9

May

Folder 10-11

July-December

 

1973

Folder 12

August

Folder 13

October

Folder 14

November-December

 

1974

Folder 15

January-February

Folder 16

June

Folder 17

Cost assessment

Folder 18

Data on Mekong development

Folder 19

Description of project and terms of reference

Folder 20

Drawings and tables

Folder 21

Expense vouchers

Folder 22

Financial plan

Folder 23

Funding agreement

Folder 24

Itinerary and forwarding addresses

Folder 25

Legal documents

Folder 26

Legislative texts and documentation

Folder 27

List of participants

Folder 28

Maps

 

Memoranda

Folder 29

Undated

Folder 30

1961 December

 

1964

Folder 31-32

January-August

Folder 33

October-December

 

1965

Folder 34-36

January-August

Folder 37

December

 

1966

Folder 38

January

Folder 39

April

Folder 40-41

July-October

Folder 42

December

 

1967

Box 30, Folder 1-2

February-May

Folder 3-4

August-November

 

1968

Folder 5-6

January-July

Folder 7

September

Folder 8

November-December

 

1969

Folder 9

January

Folder 10-13

April-December

 

1970

Folder 14

January-February

Folder 15

May

 

1971

Folder 16

February

Folder 17

April

Folder 18

October-December

 

1972

Folder 19

April

Folder 20

August

Folder 21

1973 October-November

Folder 22

Messages

 

Minutes of meetings

Folder 23

General

Folder 24

1958 January

Folder 25

1963 November

Folder 26

1964 April

Folder 27

1965 January

Folder 28

1966 January

Folder 29

1967 April

 

1968

Folder 30

May

Folder 31

December

 

1969

Folder 32

January-February

Folder 33-34

April-July

Folder 35

November

Folder 36

1970 November-December

 

1971

Folder 37

April-June

Folder 38

August

 

1972

Folder 39

June

Folder 40

August

Folder 41

1973 November-December

 

Newsletters

Box 31, Folder 1

Undated

Folder 2-3

1957-1958

Folder 4

1961

Folder 5

1965

Folder 6

1969

 

Notes

Folder 7-8

Undated

Folder 9

1964-1971

Folder 10

Press releases

Folder 11-13

Printed matter

 

Projects of the Mekong River Basin

Folder 14

Undated

Folder 15

1963-1968

Folder 16

1969

Folder 17

Proposal

 

Reports

Folder 18

Undated

Box 32, Folder 1

1964

Folder 2-4

1968-1970

Folder 5

1972

Folder 6

1974

Folder 7

Schedule

 

Statements

Folder 8

Undated

Folder 9-10

1957-1958

Folder 11-12

1964-1965

Folder 13-14

1968-1969

 

Telegrams

Folder 15

Undated

Folder 16-17

1957-1958

Folder 18-24

1963-1969

Folder 25

1971

Box 33, Folder 1-6

Writings on Mekong River Project by others including Kanwar Sain, C. Hart Schaaf and Virginia Wheeler, 1964-1971

Folder 7

Miscellany

Boxes 34-36

World Bank File, 1948-1973.

Scope and Content Note

Charts, clippings, comments, correspondence, cost, interview, itinerary, map, memoranda, minutes of meetings, notes, pamphlets, press releases, printed matter, remarks, reports, schedule, statements, telegrams relating to the World Bank in general and to Raymond Wheeler's work in Jordan and in India in the settlement of the dispute between India and Pakistan over the use of the Indus River waters as an official of the World Bank, arranged by physical form. Also includes the records relating to his retirement from the World Bank
Box 34, Folder 1

General

Folder 2

Congo file. Report, 1962

 

Correspondence

Folder 3

1948-1956

Folder 4

1959-1963

Folder 5

1964-1966

Folder 6-7

1967-1968

Folder 8-9

1969-1971

 

Indus River Project file

Folder 10

General

Folder 11

Clippings

Folder 12

Comments

 

Correspondence

Folder 13

1951-1959

Folder 14

1960-1961

Folder 15

1962-1963

Folder 16-19

1964-1967

Folder 20

1968-1969

Folder 21

1971-1973

Folder 22

Cost assessment

Folder 23

Dam sites list

Folder 24-25

Development fund and loan agreements

Folder 26

Drawings and tables

Box 35, Folder 1

Indus Valley negotiations and settlement plan

Folder 2

Interviews

Folder 3-4

Irrigation, link canals and remodelling plan

Folder 5

Itinerary

Folder 6

Maps

 

Memoranda

Folder 7

1952

Folder 8

1959-1960

Folder 9

1961-1963

Folder 10

Minutes of meetings

Folder 11

Notes

Folder 12

Pamphlets

Folder 13

Personnel records

Folder 14

Press releases

Folder 15-16

Printed matter

Folder 17

Remarks

 

Reports

Folder 18

Undated

Folder 19

1954 May

Folder 20

1957 October

 

1959

Folder 21

May

Folder 22

December

Folder 23

1960 April

Folder 24

1962 July-December

Folder 25

1963 October

Folder 26

Schedules

Folder 27

Statements

Box 36, Folder 1

Writings by others, 1961

Folder 2

Miscellany

 

Interview as part of Oral History Project with Columbia University, 1969

 

Jordan file

Folder 4

General

Folder 5

Agreements between Jordan and Syria

Folder 6

Clippings

 

Correspondence

Folder 7

1962

Folder 8

1965

Folder 9

Cost assessment

Folder 10

Maps

Folder 11-12

Memoranda, 1961-1962

Folder 13

Minutes of meetings, 1962

Folder 14

Notes

Folder 15

Plan of sharing the waters

Folder 16-17

Remarks

 

Reports

Folder 18

Undated

Folder 19

1955

Folder 20-21

1961-1962

Folder 22

Writings by others, 1955

 

Memoranda

Folder 23

1953-1959

Folder 24

1962

Folder 25

1972

Folder 26

Minutes of meetings, 1958

Folder 27

Newsletters

Folder 28

Notes

Folder 29

Organizational chart

Folder 30

Pamphlets

 

Panama file

Folder 31

Correspondence, 1965-1966

Folder 32

Memoranda, 1959-1960

Folder 33

Personnel records. Includes Raymond Wheeler's letter of appointment as Engineering Consultant

Folder 34

Printed matter

Folder 35

Projects description

 

Retirement records

 

Correspondence

Folder 36

Undated

Folder 37-38

1963-1964

Folder 39

Telegrams

Folder 40

Service records

Folder 41

Telegrams

Folder 42

Writings by others, 1969

Boxes 37-39

United Nations File, 1953-1969.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, communications, communique, correspondence, drawings, interview, itinerary, maps, memoranda, minutes of meetings, notes, organizational chart, pamphlets, press release, printed matter, remarks, reports, schedule, telegrams and miscellany relating to Raymond Wheeler's work on behalf of the United Nations on the public works construction program and transport system in Congo and his service as head of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, arranged by physical form. Also includes the participation of Virginia Wheeler as a representative of the Mekong Committee at the ad hoc Panel of Experts on Legal and Institutional Implications of International Water Resources Development in New York and memoranda sent by Virginia Wheeler as a financial adviser to the United Nations relating to the Congo project. Includes materials in French. See also World Bank File
Box 37, Folder 1

Agreements

 

Congo file

Folder 2

General

Folder 3

Clippings

Folder 4

Communication facilities

Folder 5

Communique

Folder 6

Contracts

 

Correspondence

Folder 7

Undated

Folder 8-11

1960 July-November

Folder 12-13

1963 January-September

Folder 14

1964 January-March

Folder 15

Cost assessment

Folder 16

Drawings

Folder 17

Interviews

Folder 18

Itinerary

Folder 19

Maps

 

Memoranda

Folder 20

Undated

Folder 21-24

1960 July-October

Folder 25

Messages

Folder 26-29

Minutes of meetings, 1960 July-October

Folder 30

Notes

Folder 31

Organizational chart

Folder 32

Pamphlets

Folder 33

Personnel records

Folder 34

Press releases

Folder 35

Printed matter

Folder 36

Project description

Box 38, Folder 1

Radio broadcast

 

Reports

Folder 2

Undated

Folder 3

1959

Folder 4

1960

Folder 5

1963

Folder 6

Schedule

Folder 7

Security Council resolutions

 

Telegrams

Folder 8

Undated

Folder 9-12

1960 July-October

Folder 13-14

1963 January-February

Folder 15

Writings by others, n.d.

Folder 16

Miscellany

 

Correspondence

Folder 17

1960

Folder 18

1965

Folder 19

1967

 

Palestine file

Folder 20

Clippings

Folder 21

Correspondence, 1953 August-December

Folder 22

Editorials commending Raymond Wheeler's appointment

Folder 23

Printed matter

Folder 24

Printed matter

Folder 25

Remarks

Folder 26

Reports

 

United Nations Seminar on Management of International Water Resources file

Folder 27

General

 

Correspondence

Folder 28-29

1969-1970

Folder 30-31

1972-1973

Folder 32

Minutes of meetings, 1968-1969

Folder 33

Proposal

 

Reports

Folder 34

Undated

Folder 35

1969

Folder 36

1972

Box 39, Folder 1

Telegrams

Folder 2

Writings by others, 1955-1969

Folder 3

Miscellany

Boxes 39-42

Columbia River Project File, 1963-1972.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, correspondence, drawings, graphs, itinerary, memoranda, minutes of meetings, notes, printed matter, reports, schedule, telegrams and miscellany relating to Raymond Wheeler's service on a review panel organized by the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority for study of the plans of the Columbia River projects, arranged by physical form
Box 39, Folder 4

General

Folder 5

Clippings

 

Correspondence

Folder 6

Undated

 

1964

Folder 7-8

February-March

Folder 9-16

May-December

Folder 17-28

1965 January-December

Folder 29-39

1966 January-November

 

1967

Folder 40-43

January-April

Box 40, Folder 1-5

May-September

Folder 6

December

Folder 7-18

1968 January-December

 

1969

Folder 19-26

January-August

Folder 27-29

October-December

 

1970

Folder 30-34

January-May

Folder 35-37

July-September

Folder 38-39

November-December

 

1971

Folder 40-47

January-August

Folder 48

October

 

1972

Box 41, Folder 1

April

Folder 2

July

Folder 3

Cost

Folder 4

Drawings

Folder 5

Field logs

Folder 6

Graphs

Folder 7

Itinerary

 

Memoranda

Folder 8-9

1964 July-August

Folder 10

1966 December

Folder 11

1968 October

 

1969

Folder 12

February

Folder 13

April

Folder 14

October

 

Minutes of meetings

Folder 15

Undated

Folder 16

1963 May

 

1964

Folder 17

July-September

Folder 18

November

 

1965

Folder 19

January

Folder 20

December

Folder 21

1966 May

 

1967

Folder 22

February

Folder 23-24

July-August

 

1968

Folder 25

February

Folder 26

May

Folder 27

July

Folder 28

December

Folder 29

Notes

Folder 30

Printed matter

 

Reports

Folder 31

Undated

Folder 32-35

1968-1971

Box 42, Folder 1

Schedule

 

Telegrams

Folder 2

Undated

Folder 3

1964-1965

Folder 4

1968-1969

Folder 5

1971

Folder 6

Writings by others, 1971

Folder 7

Miscellany

Boxes 42-45

Subject File, 1954-1985.

Scope and Content Note

Agreement, brochures, bulletins, charts, clippings, comments, correspondence, maps, minutes of meetings, memoranda, newsletters, notes, pamphlets, printed matter, remarks, reports, telegram and miscellany, arranged alphabetically by subject
Box 42, Folder 8-9

Afghanistan

Folder 10-13

Africa

Folder 14-21

American Institute of Consulting Engineers

Folder 22-28

Burma

Folder 29

China

Folder 30-35

Engineering research

Folder 36

Environment

Folder 37

Greece

Folder 38-42

India

Folder 43

Japan

Folder 44-46

Latin America

Folder 47-50

Middle East

Box 43, Folder 1-24

Middle East

Folder 25-29

Pakistan

Folder 30

Philippines

Folder 31

Russia

Box 44, Folder 1-18

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

Folder 19-21

The Beavers, a Society of the heavy construction industry of the West Coast of the United States

Folder 22-25

The Moles, a Society of the heavy construction industry of the East Coast of the United States

Folder 26-32

Tuchman, Barbara

Folder 33-34

United Kingdom

Folder 35-39

Urban development

Box 45, Folder 1-19

Vanderbilt University

Folder 20

Virginia

Folder 21-31

Water resources

Folder 32-39

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)

Boxes 46-51

Oversize Material, 1917-1967.

Scope and Content Note

Certificates and scrapbooks relating to Raymond Wheeler's service in the United States Army, surrender of Singapore, and sketch, general plan and reproductions of photographs of the Suez Canal. It also includes a certificate of Raymond Wheeler's membership in the Order of Bearers of the Master Key to the Panama Canal
 

Certificates, 1917-1959

Box 46, Folder 1

Certificates for temporary appointments as Major and Lieutenant Colonel in the Corps of Engineers, United States Army, 1917-1918

Box 46, Folder 1

Certificate for membership in The Esteemed Order of Bearers of the Master Key to the Panama Canal, 1959

Box 46, Folder 2

Printed matter. Phoenix, 1945 February 24

 

Scrapbooks, 1941-1946

Box 47-48

Commanding General, India Burma Theatre, 1942-1945

Box 47-48

Phoenix, 1945 February 24

Box 49-50

Deputy Supreme Allied Commander, India Burma Theater, 1942-1945

Box 51

Singapore Surrender, 1945 September 10

Box 46, Folder 3-4

United States Army, 1941. Includes loose photographs

 

Suez Canal

Box 46, Folder 5

Diagrammatic sketch indicating obstructions in Suez Canal, 1956 December 31

Box 46, Folder 6

General Plan of the Suez Canal, 1957

Box 46, Folder 6

Reproductions of photographs of the Suez Canal, n.d.

Box 46, Folder 7

Memorabilia, 1911-1959.

Scope and Content Note

Includes armband representing his year of graduation from West Point, pennant, button from Rotary International, and the Master Key to the Panama Canal
 

Armband, n.d.

 

Button, Rotary International, n.d.

 

Master Key to the Panama Canal, 1959

 

Pennant, 1911

Film shelf

Moving Pictures, 1956-1957.

Scope and Content Note

5 films relating to Raymond Wheeler's visit to Florida with his family, his review of Engineer Center troops, his trip to Brazil, construction project in Peoria, Illinois, and his work in Suez Canal operations
Reel Reel 1

"General Wheeler Reviews Engineer Center Troops - Army Trains Engineers for the Air Forces", n.d., 16mm., color reversal Kodachromme, silent

Reel Reel 2

"Modern Brazil, A Great Story of Service and Progress", n.d., 16mm., sound

Reel Reel 3

"Olive, Peggy in Florida", n.d., 16mm., color, silent

Reel Reel 4

Operation Earthmover for Exposition Gardens, under personal direction of Lt. General Raymond A. Wheeler, Chief Engineer, United States Army, Peoria, Illinois, 1948 April 24-25, 16mm., color

Reel Reel 5

Suez Canal Clearance - United Nations Review, n.d., Commentator Charles Lynch, produced by United Nations Television for the Canadian Broadcasting Television, 16mm., black and white, sound

Tape cabinet

Phonotapes, 1965-1970.

Scope and Content Note

6 tapes relating to Reunions of the Fourth Engineers, United States Army, Oakland, California, including 1 tape of an interview and meeting with Raymond and Virginia Wheeler at San Francisco airport
tape Tape 1

Interview and meeting with Raymond and Virginia Wheeler at San Francisco airport, California, 1965

tape Tape 2

Fourth Engineers' Association of California Reunion, Villa Peluso, Oakland, California, 1966 May 14

tape Tape 3

Tape taken from one recorded on 1967 June 3 at Fourth Engineers' Reunion, Oakland, California

tape Tape 4

Ellis to Wheelers, 1968 August 2

tape Tape 5

Fourth Engineers' Reunion, 1969 July 16-18

tape Tape 6

Fourth Engineers' Reunion, Oakland, California, 1970 July 23-24

Photo file

Photographs, 1899-1967.

Scope and Content Note

730 prints and 6 albums depicting Raymond Wheeler with his family and others, including Paul Bourtieres, Dag Hammarskjold, Kamel Hamza, Lord Mountbatten, Gamal Abdul Nasser, P. S. Narayan Prasad, Kanwar Sain and Albert Schaff and his years of association with the United States Army, the building of the Ledo Road, his work at the Mekong River Basin and in the clearance of the Suez Canal, and his visit to the Congo, India and Pakistan
Envelope: A

37 prints depicting Raymond Wheeler and his family, including 5 prints of Virginia Wheeler; 1 print of Olive Wheeler; 2 prints of Wheeler house in Honolulu; 2 prints of sketches of Raymond Wheeler; and 1 print of Avery Company building where Raymond Wheeler worked for 4 years between graduation from high school and appointment to West Point, 1899-1963

Envelope: B-C

51 prints of Raymond Wheeler in army uniform with others, including 1 print of Company of Engineers; 1 print of flags presented by or for Raymond Wheeler and others; and 2 prints of his official oil printing as Chief of Engineers, n.d.

Envelope: D

3 prints depicting Raymond Wheeler and others during their visit to the Rock Island Engineer District, Rock Island, Illinois; 1 print of clock tower building; and 1 print of Raymond Wheeler at his desk in the Engineers office, 1934-1936

Envelope: E

14 prints depicting Raymond Wheeler and others; 1 print of Raymond Wheeler as Deputy Supreme Allied Commander of Southeast Asia Command; 1 print of Camp Crowder, Missouri; and 1 print of soldiers in special drill demonstration for members of Congress at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 1941-1944

Envelope: F

6 prints depicting the building of the Ledo Road, starting from Ledo in Assam, India, going southward eventually to join with the old Burma Road, 1944

Envelope: G

31 prints depicting Raymond Wheeler and others, including 1 print of Lt. General Wheeler in his Deputy Supreme Allied Commander's office; and 1 print depicting him as inspecting forward installations in Burma and the fronts; 1 print of his daughter, Margaret Wheeler; and 4 prints of Raymond Wheeler with Lord Mountbatten, 1945-1946

Envelope: H

27 prints of Raymond Wheeler with others, including 3 prints of army map service; 6 prints of West Point 1911 Class Reunion; 2 prints of United States Army dinner, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; 2 prints of Castle Ball, depicting Virginia Wheeler; 3 prints of Raymond Wheeler with Tom Meredith on the occasion of his retirement; and 8 prints of United States Fourth Engineers' Reunion, 1948-1973

Envelope: I

19 prints depicting Raymond and Virginia Wheeler on the occasion of the presentation of an award by the Government of Laos, 1965

Envelope: J

18 prints including 12 depicting Raymond Wheeler in a social setting with his daughter, Margaret Wheeler, receiving Hoover Medal; 1 print of Raymond Wheeler and others on the occasion of the presentation of the Degree of Grand Officer by the Ambassador of Netherlands; and 5 prints depicting the award of the Wheeler Medal, 1949-1970

Envelope: K

86 prints depicting Raymond Wheeler with others involved in the Mekong River Basin Project, including Paul Bourtieres of France, P. S. Narayan Prasad, Kanwar Sain, and Virginia Wheeler, 1957-1968

Envelope: L-Q

187 prints of Raymond Wheeler and others including N. D. Gulhati, Alfred Katzin, Dag Hammarskjold and Kamel Hamza, involved in the United Nations Suez Canal Operations, 1956-1957. Also includes prints depicting Port Said Harbor and Lambert Brothers building, headquarters, United Nations Suez Clearance group; and the equipments used in the operations, 1956-1957

Envelope: R

24 prints of salvage operations in the Suez Canal, 1956-1957

Envelope: S

69 prints depicting Raymond and Virginia Wheeler with others involved in the United Nations operations in Congo; and 1 print of an upstream trip aboard the Mississippi, 1960-1972

Envelope: T

28 prints including 8 prints of Bill Arthur, his son, home at Wind River, Wyoming, and log chapel, Windriver Indian Preservation and Mirror Lake at British Columbia, 1915-1972; 1 print of Coca Lake, Ethiopia, n.d.; 8 prints of the San Francisco, California, home of Nick and Gertha Nichols, 1971; 2 prints of J. Holger Graffman and his family, n.d.; 1 print of Donala Salman with his family, n.d.; 1 print of Albert Schaff, n.d.; 1 print of Raymond and Virginia Wheeler with Mrs. Aladin Fateen, 1971; and 7 prints of Raymond Wheeler's passport photos, n.d.

Envelope: U

30 prints including 22 depicting Raymond and Virginia Wheeler and others including Kanwar Sain, Hart Schaaf and B. Binson during a trip to Tokyo, 1967; 1 print of Abu Simel, n.d.; 1 print of Raymond Wheeler and other Directors of the Panama Canal Company, n.d.; 2 prints of Raymond Wheeler and others at the site of Fondulac Dam, Peoria, Illinois, n.d.; and 4 laminated prints of heavy machinery parts produced by Flexi-Versal Corporation, n.d.

Envelope: V

12 prints including 3 prints of Mica Dam and Duncan Lake Storage Development, Columbia River Project, British Columbia, 1962-1967; 5 prints of Raymond Wheeler with others, including Jawaharlal Nehru, Prime Minister of India, during Raymond Wheeler's visit to India, 1950-1952; and 4 prints of his trip to Pakistan on discussions about the Indus River Project, 1954-1955

Envelope: mW

25 prints: consisting of 11 prints depicting Raymond Wheeler and others at Naknex, Alaska, including 1 print of Mount McKinley, and 4 prints of airstrip, float planes and recreation camp at Naknex, landing mat at Cape Barrow, 1948; 11 prints depicting Raymond Wheeler's visit to Brazil, 1949; 1 print depicting Raymond Wheeler and others at his retirement dinner at the World Bank, 1964; 1 print of Raymond Wheeler at his desk at the World Bank; and 1 print of a desk presented to him on behalf of the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation, 1964

Envelope: X-Y

63 prints depicting Raymond Wheeler with other unidentified individuals, n.d.

Envelope: Z

39 print negatives

Album: fAA-fBB

Three albums of Suez Canal Operations depicting Raymond Wheeler and others involved in the project and the equipments used, ca. 1957

Album: fCC

One album depicting Raymond and Virginia Wheeler during their visit to Tarbela Dam, West Pakistan, 1961; one album depicting Raymond and Virginia Wheeler and others during their visit to West Pakistan, 1962-1963; one album of other individuals including Sidney Dean, Lou Heinrichs, Chris Johnson and Carl Jones on the occasion of Fourth Engineer Association of Oakland, California, Reunion, 1969