Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


Ralph K. Davies Papers

Dates: 1940-1948.

Deputy Petroleum Administrator for War, 1942-1946.

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Size: 9 linear feet, 7 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: C. Warren Ohrvall (1972); Erwin J. Mueller (1978); Jan Davis and David Clark (2016).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

    PRESS RELEASES (OPC, PCW, PAW) FILE
Box 1
  • Index, May 28, 1941 - December 31, 1944
    1941
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
Box 2
  • December
    1942
  • January
  • February
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Box 3
    1943
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
    1944
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
Box 4
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
    1945
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September - April 1946
    CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS FILE
Box 5
  • "A Conference with Representatives of the Petroleum Industry," June 19, 26, 1941 (2 volumes)
  • "Conference on Petroleum Conservation," July 3, 1941
  • "Conference with Reference to Tankers for Use in Shuttle Service," July 21, 1941
  • "Conference of Petroleum Industry Committee Chairmen," August 11, 12, September 22, October 20, 1941 (4 volumes)
    PETROLEUM FACILITIES AND REPORTS FILE
Box 6
  • Austria
  • Belgium and Luxembourg
  • France
  • Hungary
    REPORTS FILE
  • Fact-finding Committee (on tankers), May 1941
  • "Transportation of Petroleum to Eastern United States," May 15, 1942
  • "United States Inland Petroleum Transportation," November 10, 1943
  • "Aviation Gasoline," January 10, 1944
  • "Forecast of Operations...after V-E Day," October 1944
Box 7
  • "Congressional Committee Reports" (by subject)
  • "Report on Rubber," 1942 (2 folders)
  • Baruch Rubber Report (2 folders)
Box 8
  • "Joint Use Marketing Facilities Subcommittee," March 1, 1943
    SPEECHES AND STATEMENTS FILE
  • Harold Ickes, June 19, 1941 - November 11, 1945 (3 binders)
Box 9
  • Ralph K. Davies, June 19, 1941 - April 17, 1946 ( 2 binders)
    ADMINISTRATIVE FILE
  • Plan of Organization
  • Letters Relating to Organization
Box 10
  • Petroleum Administrative Orders
  • OPC Recommendations and Plans
Box 11
  • War Councils and Committees (2 folders)
  • Budget Justification, fiscal year ending June 30, 1944
    SCRAPBOOK
    MISCELLANEOUS PRINTED MATERIAL
    HISTORY FILE
Box 12
  • "Products Conservation Committee" history
  • "Extra Transportation Expense Management Sub-committee" history
  • "Petroleum Industry Committees for District Two" history (2 volumes)
    SUBJECT FILE
Box 13
  • Anglo-American Oil Treaty, 1945-1947 (folders 1-5)
Box 14
  • Anglo-American Oil Treaty, 1945-1947 (folders 6-7)
  • Anglo-American Oil Treaty - notes on Davies-Ickes European trip, September-October, 1945
  • Anti-Americanism in the Americas: Why some Latins Dislike Us (draft of unpublished manuscript)
  • British shipping-petroleum
Box 15
  • Confidential correspondence, 1940-1948
  • Confidential memoranda, 1941-1946
  • Correspondence with President Roosevelt, 1941-1943
  • Department of the Interior - Oil and Gas Division, 1946-1947
  • Federal Petroleum Reserves Board
  • General correspondence and clippings, 1941 (folder 1)
Box 16
  • General correspondence and clippings, 1941 (folder 2)
  • Governmental organization
  • Iraq Petroleum Company
  • Itinerary: War Agencies Join Field Inspection trip, June, 1943
  • Magazines (folder 1)
Box 17
  • Magazines (folders 2-6)
Box 18
  • Magazines (folders 7-9)
  • Memoranda - general (2 folders)
  • Miscellaneous letters, 1942-1946
Box 19
  • Newspaper clippings (folders 1-5)
Box 20
  • Newspaper clippings (folders 6-7)
  • Personnel record - Ralph K. Davies (2 folders)
  • Petroleum Administration for War - complimentary comment (Congressional)
Box 21
  • Petroleum Administration for War - complimentary comment - Dallas Clearing House Association (Secretary's broadcast)
  • Petroleum Administration for War - complimentary comment - general
  • Petroleum Administration for War - critical comments - general
  • Petroleum Reserves Corporation
  • Photostatic copies of confidential memoranda, 1942
  • Presidential Medal of Merit Award, 1946
Box 22
  • Service Record - Ralph K. Davies (Petroleum Administration for War)
  • Speeches and Statements (3 folders)
  • U.S. Government - Industry Advisors - minutes of meetings
  • Cross reference file
  • Scrapbook

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