Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


Thomas C. Blaisdell, Jr. Papers

Dates: 1933-1951

Assistant Secretary of Commerce, 1949-1951.

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Size: 5 linear feet, 3 linear inches.
Access: Open.
Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the copyrights in this material and in any other material received by the U.S. government and maintained in a depository administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Documents created by U.S. government officials in the course of their official duties are in the public domain. Copyright interest in other documents presumably belongs to the creators of those documents, or their heirs.
Processed by: Erwin J. Mueller (1965); Jan Davis and David Clark (2016).

See also Thomas C. Blaisdell, Jr. oral history.

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

Box 1

    AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ADMINISTRATION, 1933
  • Assistant Director of Consumers Counsel
  • Dairy Industry - 1933
    NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION, 1934-1935
  • Consumers Advisory Board
  • Rumsey letter and Tannenbaum Report
    RESETTLEMENT ADMINISTRATION, 1935-1936
  • Rammed Earth Housing (Near Denver, Colorado)
  • Rammed Earth Housing (Requests for information)
  • Rammed Earth Housing (Thomas Hibben)
    SOCIAL SECURITY BOARD, 1936-1938
  • Bureau of Research and Statistics
  • Member of European delegation
  • Thomas C. Blaisdell, Jr. - speeches
    SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, 1938-1939
  • Monopoly study - insurance
  • Monopoly study - investment banking
    NATURAL RESOURCES PLANNING BOARD, 1939-1943
  • Correspondence (folder 1)
Box 2
  • Correspondence (folder 2)
  • Annual Report (1943) - correspondence and drafts
  • Articles and speeches (2 folders)
  • Articles concerning development of national planning
Box 3
  • Aluminum (Alfriend memorandum)
  • Base Book (1943) - Trends and Stabilization
  • Brady memorandum (Standard of Living Shortages)
  • Budget (NRPB)
  • Contributions book for 1st Quarter Report - 1943
  • Memo from Spurgeon Bell (Taxes and inflation) by K. Karsten - February 5, 1942
  • Memo from Spurgeon Bell (Karsten Charts) - January 4, 1943
  • Publications (NRPB)
  • Quarterly Reports for Trends (Summaries) - 1942
  • September 1, 1940 report (Bureau of the Budget copy)
  • Technical Papers (III, IV, VI)
Box 4
  • Transportation: Alaska Highway
  • Transportation: Alaska Railway
  • Trends and Stabilization: First Report, September 1, 1940
  • Trends and Stabilization: National Development and Employment - January 1941
  • Trends and Stabilization: Federal Expenditure, National Income, Employment - October 1941
  • Trends and Stabilization: Fourth Quarter Report, 1941
  • Trends and Stabilization: 1942 Base Book
  • Trends and Stabilization: Production and Employment (Goodman report, November 14, 1942)
  • Trends and Stabilization: Quarterly Reports, 1942 (folder 1)
Box 5
  • Trends and Stabilization: Quarterly Reports, 1942 (folder 2)
  • Trends and Stabilization: Annual Report - 1943
  • Trends and Stabilization: Income, Production, Manpower, etc. - 1943
  • Trends and Stabilization: Quarterly Reports, 1943
    WAR PRODUCTION BOARD, 1942-1943
  • Alcohol
  • Asbestos
  • Dr. Berl
  • Fats and oils
  • Rubber
  • Rubber - Jean Process
Box 6
  • Rubber - Dr. Weizmann
  • Silk
  • War Production Board, miscellaneous correspondence
    OFFICE OF WAR MOBILIZATION - RECONVERSION, 1945
  • Miscellaneous documents
  • Shipping and ships
    MISSION FOR ECONOMIC AFFAIRS, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1945-1946
  • Administration and Budget
  • Correspondence, A-L (Personal, TCB)
  • Correspondence, M-Z (Personal, TCB)
Box 7
  • Documents (Misc. - general) from the London Mission 1945-1946 (2 folders)
  • Speeches by Thomas C. Blaisdell, Jr. - Mission of Economic Affairs
    OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE, 1947-1948
  • Office of International Trade
    ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF COMMERCE, 1949-1951
  • Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce - Swedish Air Force - U.S. Pact (1948)
  • Anti-Trust law project (draft), May 9, 1950
  • Business Advisory Council meeting, Hot Springs, Va., May 6, 1950
Box 8
  • Commercial policy (1948-1950)
  • Economic Cooperation Administration - 1951
  • ECA - Calender
  • ECA - general office papers
  • ECA - personal employment record
  • ECA - trips (Stamford, Europe, Ottawa)
  • General file (1948-1951)
  • National Science Foundation, November 1949-March 1950
  • Ruhr material, 1947-1949 (2 folders)
Box 9
  • Speeches as Assistant Secretary of Commerce, 1949-1951
  • Travel - 1948
  • Travel - 1949
  • Travel - 1950
    MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS FILE
  • Appointment book
  • Committee to Study the U.S. Military Assistance Program (1959)
  • Financial Times, February 28, 1947 - Article entitled "The Case for Deflation" (Economist)
  • Florida citrus workers (Social Security Administration)
  • Industrial welfare - report entitled: "Labor in Wartime"
  • List of charts for chart book
Box 10
  • National Planning Association- Group II
  • National Resources Board - "Nation's Land Requirements" (Report of the Land Planning Committee, 1936)
  • National Resources Committee (recommendations and appendix, May 11, 1938)
  • Resettlement Administration, Interim Report - April 1936
  • Resettlement Administration, Housing Report - June 1937
  • European Recovery Program - Supplement to Commodity: Reports (Vol. A-B), 1948-1949
  • European Recovery Program - Supplement to Commodity: Reports (Vol. C), 1949-1950
  • European Recovery Program - Supplement to Commodity: Reports (Vol. E), 1951-1952
  • Minutes, Advisory Commission to the Council of National Defense, June 12, 1940-October 22, 1941
Box 11
  • Minutes, Council of the Office of Production Management, December 21, 1940-January 14, 1942
  • Minutes, Planning Committee of the War Production Board, February 20, 1942-April 1, 1943
  • Minutes, Supply and Allocations Board, September 2, 1941-January 15, 1942
    SPEECHES AND ARTICLES, 1947-1950
  • Speeches and articles, 1947 (2 folders)
Box 12
  • Speeches and articles, 1948 (2 folders)
  • Speeches and articles, 1949 (2 folders)
  • Speeches and articles, 1950
  • Cross Reference File
  • Printed Materials

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