Inventory of the Fred Burnett Rhodes papers

Finding aid prepared by Ronald Bulatoff
Hoover Institution Library and Archives
© 2011
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-6003
hoover-library-archives@stanford.edu


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.

box 1

U.S. Senate Republican Committee materials

box 2

U.S. Senate Republican Committee materials

box 3

U.S. Senate Republican Committee materials

box 4

U.S. Senate Republican Committee materials

box 5

Correspondence 1947-1975

box 6

Correspondence 1947-1975

box 7

Blackhawk Heating and Plumbing, Inc. and Donovan Construction Co. vs. The United States (Veterans Administration) 1973-1978

box 8

Blackhawk Heating and Plumbing, Inc. and Donovan Construction Co. vs. The United States (Veterans Administration) 1973-1980

box 9

Richard Nixon materials

box 9

Correspondence 1967-1974

box 9

U.S. military housing study 1964

box 10

Veterans Administration health care service 1969-1974

box 11

Veterans Adminisration

box 11

Drug program 1972-1974

box 11

Benefits 1972

box 11

Health care service 1970-1974

box 11

Travel documents 1971-1973

box 12

Veterans Administration 1968-1974

box 13

Correspondence 1968-1974

box 13

Veterans Administration 1972-1973

box 13

Health care service 1972

box 13

Reorganization 1973

box 13

White House staff 1974

box 14

Correspondence 1967-1973

box 14

Veterans Administration, health care service 1973

box 15

Speeches 1973

box 15

Correspondence 1964-1974

box 16

Correspondence 1953-1974

box 16

U.S. military reserve units 1955

box 17

Recommendation letters

box 17

Campbell College

box 17

U.S. anti-aircraft units 1953

box 17

U.S. government spending 1959-1964

box 17

U.S. Senate Republican Policy Committee

box 18

Correspondence 1964-1965

box 18

Republican Convention 1968

box 18

U.S. Senate Republican Policy Committee 1964-1971

box 18

Veterans Administation 1971-1973

box 19

Atomic bomb

box 19

U.S. Atomic Energy Commission 1944-1948

box 19

Correspondence 1967

box 19

Diary 1953 March-August

box 19

U.S. Postal Rate Commission 1974-1976

box 20

Correspondence 1956-1961

box 21

Correspondence 1961-1973

box 21

Biographical material

box 22

Correspondence 1951-1974

box 23

Material not yet described