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  • Title: Fred Burnett Rhodes papers
    Date (inclusive): 1944-1980
    Collection Number: 81132
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English .
    Physical Description: 23 manuscript boxes (9.2 Linear Feet)
    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 Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1981.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Fred Burnett Rhodes papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    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.