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Guide to the James S. Beddie Papers
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Personal

Box 1: 1

Autobiographical sketch, Who's Who entries, and other biographical information, ca. 1956-1973

Box 1: 2

Family documents, 1794, 1867-1963

Box 1: 3

Degrees/Certificates, 1918-1951

Box 1: 4

Correspondence, 1929-1941

 

Chronological Files

Scope and Content Note

Mainly Department of State memoranda and correspondence.
Box 1: 5

1923-1935

Box 1: 6

1936-1937

Box 1: 7

1938

Box 1: 8

1939

Box 1: 9

1940

Box 1: 10

1941

Box 2: 1

1942-1943

Box 2: 2

1945-1946

Box 2: 3

1947-1950

Box 2: 4

1951-1953

Box 2: 5

1954-1956

 

Military Service

Scope and Content Note

Primarily correspondence, documents, and published material.
Box 2: 6

U. S. Navy, 1942-1952

Box 2: 7

U. S. Army, 1952-1957

 

Whaddon Hall

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and reports re transfer of German Archives to West Germany.
Box 2: 8

1955-1956

Box 2: 9

1957

Box 3: 1

1958

 

Berlin Document Center

Scope and Content Note

Director, 1959-1962
Box 3: 2

1959

Box 3: 3

1960

Box 3: 4

1961

Box 3: 5

1962

Box 3: 6-7

Background Files (includes documents and articles relating to the Nazi Party, the Third Reich, and the history of the Berlin Document Center), ca. 1951-1962

 

Indexes/Catalogs of Documents (unclassified; general list, followed by other chronologically arranged indexes)

Box 4: 1

List of Indices to Some of the Holdings of the Berlin Document Center, March 1, 1960

Box 4: 2

Summary of Miscellaneous, Non-Biographic ("Schumacher") Material, June 1959

 

Group I: (Ordner 1-10)

 

Group II: Gesetzes und Verordnungsblaetter (Ordner 11-89)

 

Group III: Verwaltung - Recht - Post - Speer - Todt - Gaue (Ordner 90-114c)

 

Group IV: Zeitungsausschnitte und Reden aufgelosst (Ordner 115-134)

 

Group V: Partei und Gliederungen (Ordner 135-168)

 

Group VI: Parteifuehrung und Reichsminister fuer Bewaffnung und Munition; Reichsminister fuer Ruestung und Kriegsproduktion (Ordner 169-198)

 

Group VII: Korrespondenz ueber die Entwicklung der Gaue 1925-1932, Teilweise Spaeter - Betr. Organisation unde Mitgliedswesen (Ordner 199-209)

 

Group VIII: Verschiedenes (Ordner 210-290)

 

Group IX: Auslandsorganisation, Eingegliederte unde Besetzte Gebiete (Ordner 291-313)

 

Group X: Allgemeines (Ordner 314-334a)

 

Group XI: Korrespondenz Reichsfuehrer SS Laender (Ordner 335-342)

 

Group XII: Volkstum (Ordner 343-362)

Box 4: 3

Summary of Miscellaneous, Non-Biographic and Biographic ("Schumacher") Material, June 1959

 

Group XIII: Partei und Anderes (Ordner 363-401)

 

Group XIV: SA-Sturmabteilung der NSDAP (Ordner 402-424)

 

Group XV: SS - Polizei - Kripo - Gestapo (Ordner 425-468)

Box 4: 4

Index to Material of Reichsfuehrer SS: "Ahnenerbe," as of July 1959

Box 4: 5

Index to Files of Kurt Daluege, Richard Walther Darre, Hans Frank, Wilhem Frick, Heinrich Himmler, Friedrich Wilhelm Krueger, Hans Heinrich Lammers, Rudolf Querner, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Werner Freiherr von Schele, Julius Streicher, and Karl Wolff, n.d.

Box 4: 6

Index to NSDAP Parteikanzlei Material (non-biographic), as of July 1959

Box 4: 7

Index to Rasse-und Siedlungs-Hauptamt Material (non-biographic), as of July 1959

Box 4: 8

Index to the Material Reichsstatthalter in Bayern, as of July 1959

Box 4: 9

Index to Material of Reichswerke Hermann Goering, as of July 1959

Box 4: 10

Index to the Reichswirtschaftsministerium (and related) Material (non-biographic), as of July 1959

Box 4: 11

Index to the Material Reichsstelle fuer Mineraloel and Kontinentale Oel G.m.b.H., as of July 1959

Box 4: 12

Index to Material of Weser-Flugzeugbau G.m.b. H, Werk Nordenham (auslaendische Arbeiter), as of July 1959

Box 4: 13

Index to the Material of Hitler-Jugend, Gau Schwaben, as of July 1959

Box 4: 14

Summary of Miscellaneous, Non-Biographic ("Schumacher") Material - 2. Anhang: Berfehle und Anweisungen der Gestapo an die Bezirksaemter, Landraete, Gendarmerien, etc. in bezug auf staatspolitische Massnahmen, August 1959

Box 4: 15

Index to Material of NSDAP Hauptamt fuer Kommunalpolitik, as of August 1959

Box 4: 16

Index to Material of Hauptamt SS Gericht, as of August 1959

Box 4: 17

Index to RF-SS Himmler Diaries, as of August 1959

Box 4: 18

Index of Foreign Countries for which Lists of NSDAP Members are available, as of August 1959

Box 4: 19

Index to Files of Reichsorganisationsleiter der NSDAP, as of August 1959

Box 4: 20

Index to SA and NSKK Material (non-biographic), as of August 1959

Box 4: 21

Index to SS Material (Miscellaneous), as of August 1959

Box 4: 22

Index to SS Wirtschafts und Verwaltungshauptamt Material (non-biographic) as of August 1959

Box 5: 1

Index to the Material of Regierungspraesident von Lueneburg, as of August 1959

Box 5: 2

Index to files of the Reichskommissar fuer die Festigung deutschen Volkstums, as of October 1959

Box 5: 3

Summary of Miscellaneous, Non-Biographic ("Schumacher") Material, November 1959

 

Anhang: Akte Dirlewanger, Stahlhelm, Soldatenbund, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Luftfahrtmedizin - Reichsforschungsrat - Wehrforschungs-Gemeinschaft - Wirtschaftsstab Ost (Ordner 469-473)

 

Supplement to Group XV: SS - Polizei - Kripo - Gestapo (Ordner 474-480)

 

3. Anhang: Diverses (Ordner 481-501)

Box 5: 4

Index to files of the Einwandererzentrale (EWZ), as of December 1959

Box 5: 5

The Biographic Collections of the Berlin Document Center (supersedes previous edition of December 31, 1958), as of January 1, 1960

Box 5: 6

The Non-Biographic Collections of the Berlin Document Center, as of March 1, 1960

Box 5: 7

Index to files of the Volksdeutsche Mittlelstelle, as of March 1960

Box 5: 8

Index to the files of the Nationalsozialistischer Lehrerbund (National Socialist Teacher's Organization) as of July 1960

Box 5: 9

Index to files of the Reichsministerium fuer Volksaufklaerum und Propaganda, as of October 1960

Box 5: 10

Index to files of the Reichsrundfunkgesellschaft (R.R.G.), as of October 1960

Box 5: 11

Index to files of the Reichsschatmeister der NSDAP, as of November 1960

Box 5: 12

Index to files of the Parteiamtliche Pruefungskommission zum Schutze des NS-Schrifttums (PPK), as of June 1961

Box 5: 13

Index to files of the NSDAP - Gau Franken (Mainfranken), as of July 1961

Box 5: 14

Index to files of the Flick - Konzern, as of November 1961

Box 5: 15

Index to files of the Reichsarbeitsdienst - Gau Franken (Arbeitsgau 28), as of November 1961

Box 5: 16

Index to files of the Krupp-Druckenmueller G.m.b.H., as of December 1961

Box 5: 17

Index to files of the Deutsche Arbeitsfront (DAF) - Gau Bayerische Ostmark as of March 1962

Box 5: 18

Index to files of the Reichskulturkammer, as of March 1962

Box 5: 19

Supplement to Index Hauptarchiv, Group XXIX, n.d.

Box 5: 20

Documentation Concerning Jews in the Berlin Document Center, Berlin, as microfilmed for The Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary, New York City, n.d.

Box 5: 21

Miscellany, ca. 1959-1962

 

Academic/Teaching Posts

Box 5: 22

Iowa Wesleyan College (Mt. Pleasant, Iowa), ca. 1963-1964

Box 5: 22

Westminster College (New Wilmington, Pennsylvania), ca. 1966

Box 5: 22

Fort Lewis College (Durango, Colorado), 1967-1968

 

National Archives Conference on Captured German Documents

Box 6: 1-2

Washington, DC, 1968

 

Writings by Beddie

Box 6: 3

Articles and Reviews, 1929-1975

Box 6: 4

"Berlin Document Center," in Captured German and Related Records: A National Archives Conference, edited by Robert Wolfe (Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 1974).

Box 6: 5-6

Department of State Bulletin (includes German documents selected and translated by Beddie), 1946-1947

Box 7: 1

Libraries in the XIIth Century (Harvard, PhD dissertation), 1928

 

Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Mostly relating to diplomacy, foreign relations.
Box 7: 2

German documents, broadsides, newspapers, ca. 1919-1932

Box 7: 3

Reports, newspapers, ca. 1942-1963

Box 7: 4

Handbooks, articles, reports, Wilton Park Conference literature, ca. 1960-1971

 

Photographs

Box 8: 1

Photographs - b/w, German, ca. WWII

Box 8: 2

Photograph Album - b/w, "Berlin: Every-Day Life at the Wall," ca. 1959-1962