Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


Eleanor Bontecou Papers

Dates: 1913-1991

Attorney, Civil Rights Section, Department of Justice, 1943-1946; Legal Adviser, War Crimes Branch, Civil Affairs Division, War Department, 1946-1947

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Size: 6 linear feet.
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 (1974); Randy Sowell (2000).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

    GENERAL FILE
Box 1
  • Admiralty law - background data
  • Briggs Case (Harry Hopkins letter forgery)
  • Conspiracy - brief on
  • Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, manual
  • District Courts of the United States - rules of criminal procedure
  • Federal Communications Commission (folders 1 and 2)
Box 2
  • Federal Communications Commission (folder 3)
  • Federal Communications Commission - "Public Service Responsibility of Broadcast Licensees" (report)
  • Federal Court cases - historical precedents
  • Legal education in the United States, 1789-1835
  • National Labor Relations Act (S.1958), Congressional reports - 74th Congress, 1st session
  • Notes and miscellaneous items
  • U.S supreme Court - cases establishing historical precedents
    CIVIL RIGHTS FILE
  • Annual Reports
Box 3
  • Anti-semitism
  • C.I.O. Political Action Committee (2 folders)
  • Civil liberties and media
  • Civil Rights Today- bibliography
  • Correspondence - general
  • Court cases
  • Directives - Justice Department
  • Election laws
  • Fair Employment Practices Committee
Box 4
  • Federal Corrupt Practices Act - legislative history (2 folders)
  • Federal Corrupt Practices Act - memoranda concerning
  • Freedom of speech
  • Hatch Act
  • Japanese Americans
  • Labor problems and cases
  • Lynching problems and cases
  • Lynching cases
  • Odell Waller vs. Rice M. Youell
  • Peonage cases
  • Police brutality
Box 5
  • Poll Tax (3 folders)
  • Poll Tax - jurors of U.S. District Courts
  • Prisoners rights
  • Project - Civil Rights Legal Committee, Inc.
  • Race riots
  • Religious freedom
  • Speeches and arcticles
Box 6
  • Sufferage - historical background
  • Sufferage - Southern states
  • Statutes and civil rights
  • United States vs. Walker and LeBlanc
  • Voting cases
  • War Labor Disputes Act
    INTERNAL SECURITY FILE
  • Agency loyalty boards - regulations
  • Army, Department of the
Box 7
  • Atomic Energy Commission
  • Attorney General's list of Subversive Organizations
  • Background data (2 folders)
  • Bibliography index
  • Brosseau Case
  • Bridges, Harry
  • A Chinaman's Chance - drafts of manuscript (2 folders)
  • Civil Service investigations
Bog 8
  • Clubb case
  • Eisenhower security program
  • English policy as to security risks in the civil service
  • English security program (2 folders)
  • FBI (2 folders)
  • History of Congressional action concerning subversives in Federal employ
  • House Civil Service Committee report on H.R. 66: "Studies of Polices and Practices of Civilian Employment in Departments and Agencies of Government"
  • Interdepartmental Committee Employee Investigation
  • Internal security and individual rights boards
  • International Workers Order, Inc.
Box 9
  • Larwin case
  • Loyalty Review Board (3 folders)
  • Loyalty Review Board of the Civil Service Commission: reports
  • Manuscript for book on loyalty and security (folder 1)
Box 10
  • Manuscript for book on loyalty and security (folder 2)
  • McCarthy attack: newspaper clippings
  • Military personnel security cases involving draftees under the Universal Military Training and Service Act
  • Newspaper clippings and magazine articles (2 folders)
  • Oppenheimer case (folder 1)
Box 11
  • Oppenhiemer case (folders 2 and 3)
  • Personnel security programs in industry
  • President's Temporary Commission on Employee Loyalty: E.O. 9806
  • The Price They Pay- manuscript for book
  • Rees bill - H.R. 3813
  • Remington case
Box 12
  • Scientists Committee on Loyalty and Security - Federation of American Scientists
  • Speeches
  • State and local (3 folders)
  • Subversive organizations
  • Testimony of Arthur Fleming concerning Civil Service investigating procedure - Independent offices
  • Appropriation Bill - 1945
    WORLD WAR II FILE
  • Ahrens et al case
  • Allied Control Authority - control council directive (removal from offices of authority) concerning Axis officials
  • Bureau Erhardt case
  • The Criminal Conspiracy in the Japanese War Crimes Trials
Box 13
  • Flick case (2 folders)
  • International Military Tribunal, authority for the (2 folders)
  • Japanese War Crimes Trials - general
  • Manual for Court Martials - U.S. Army and cases on military government
  • Shirakura - Wataboke case
Box 14
  • Statements and orders governing punishment of war criminals
  • Treaties governing land warfare
  • World War II - civil rights (2 folders)
  • Yamashita case (3 folders)
    PERSONAL FILE, 1913-1991 (2000 accretion)
  • Personal Records of Eleanor Bontecou as an Attorney with the Justice and War Departments - Tab A
  • Personal Records of Eleanor Bontecou as an Attorney with the Justice and War Departments - Tab B
  • Personal Correspondence, Memorabilia, Etc.

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