Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


Harry S. Truman Papers
Staff Member and Office Files
Martin L. Friedman Files

Dates: 1948-1953.

Special Assistant in the White House Office, 1950-1953.

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Size: 13 linear feet, 2 linear inches.
Access: open
Copyright: Harry S. Truman donated his copyright interest in writings in these files to the United States government. Documents created by U.S. Government officials in the course of their official duties are likewise in the public domain. Copyright interest in any other writings in these files is assumed to remain with the authors of the documents, or their heirs.
Processed by: Philip D. Lagerquist (1956); Sandra Colyer and David Clark (2015).

See also: Martin L. Friedman Papers

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

    ENDORSEMENTS FILE
Box 1
  • Administrative Assistant to the President
  • Assistant Secretary to the Air Force
  • Attorney General
  • Secretary of Agriculture
  • Under Secretary of Agriculture
  • Board of Directors, Commodity Credit Corporation, Agriculture
  • Production Credit Commissioner, Farm Credit Administration Department, Department of Agriculture
  • Governor of Farm Credit Administration, Department of Agriculture
  • Secretary of Alaska
  • Ambassadors
  • Ambassador to Cuba
  • Ambassador to Czechoslovakia
  • Ambassador to El Salvador
  • Ambassador to India
  • Ambassador to Ireland
  • Ambassador to the Philippines
  • Ambassador to Uruguay
  • Ambassador to the Vatican
  • Assay Commission
  • Anglo-American Caribbean Commission
  • Army Chief of Finance
  • Assistant Secretary of the Army
  • Secretary of the Army
  • Chief of Army Engineers
  • Atomic Energy Commission
  • General Advisory Commission of the Atomic Energy Commission
  • Assistant Attorney General
  • U.S. Attorneys
  • U.S. Attorney for Hawaii
  • Special Boards and Commissions and Honorary Boards
  • Board of Visitors, Military and Naval Academies
  • American Battle Monuments Commission
  • Caribbean Commission
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Citizens' Committee to Study Phases of Preparedness Programs
  • Civil Aeronautics Board
Box 2
  • Civil Defense Administrator
  • Civil Defense Advisory Council
  • Civil Rights Commission
  • Civil Service Commissioner
  • Federal Coal Mine Safety Board of Review
  • Columbia Interstate Compact Committee
  • Assistant Secretary of Commerce
  • Under Secretary of Commerce
  • Civil Aeronautics Administration, Commerce
  • Solicitor for Department of Commerce
  • Collector of Customs
  • Displaced Persons Commission
  • D.C.-Records of Deeds for District of Columbia
  • Peoples' Counsel for District of Columbia
  • Government Contract Compliance Board
  • Defense Materials Procurement Administration
  • Office of Defense Mobilization
  • Defense Production Administration
  • District of Columbia Commissioner
  • ECA Public Advisory Board
  • Stabilization Administration
  • Advisory Commission on Educational Exchange
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • Fine Arts, Commission of (7 Members)
  • President's Foreign Policy
  • Board of Foreign Scholarships
  • General Services Administration
  • Goethals Memorial Commission
  • Governor of Hawaii
Box 3
  • Secretary of Hawaii
  • World Health Organization
  • National Health Commission (15 Members)
  • Federal Home Loan Bank Board
  • Federal Housing Administration
  • Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization
  • President's Commission on Immigration and Naturalization
  • Assistant Secretary of the Interior
  • Under Secretary of the Interior
  • Governor of American Samoa, Interior
  • President's Commission on Internal Security and Individual Rights
  • Interdepartmental Commission on Internal Security
  • International Boundary and Water Commission
  • Bureau of Internal Revenue, Special Deputy Commissioner in Charge, Alcohol Tax
  • Internal Revenue
  • Collector of Internal Revenue
  • Interstate Commerce Commission
  • Bureau of Locomotive Inspection, ICC Director and Assistant Director
  • International Claims Commission
  • Commission to Investigate Malefactors in Government
  • Jefferson Memorial Project
  • Joint Chiefs of Staff
Box 4
  • Federal Judgeships (A-E)
  • Federal Judgeships (F-L)
  • Federal Judgeships (M-Z0
  • Judge for Municipal Court, District of Columbia
  • Judgeship-US Court of Customs and Patent Appeals
  • National Labor Relations Board
  • Representative to Inauguration of President of Liberia
  • Maritime Board
  • U.S. Marshalls
Box 5
  • Court of Military Appeals, Department of Defense
  • Court of Military Appeals
  • International Migration Agency
  • Federal Mints
  • Missouri Basin Survey Commission
  • Missouri Basin Survey Commission (Subordinate Jobs)
  • U.S. Bureau of Mines, Department of Interior
  • Commission To Study Mississippi Valley Authority
  • Motor Carrier Claims Commission
  • Mutual Security Administration
  • National Advisory Board on Mobilization
  • National Security Resources Board
  • Secretary of the Navy
  • Assistant Secretary of the Navy
  • Under Secretary of the Navy
  • Panama Canal Company Board
  • Paley Committee
  • National Capital Parks Planning Commission
  • Federal Parole Board
  • John Howard Payne Commission
  • Assistant Postmaster
  • Post Office Advisory Board
  • Point IV
  • Federal Power Commissioner
  • Postmasters, US
Box 6
  • Psychological Warfare Staff
  • Public Printer, Government Printing Office
  • American National Red Cross
  • Board of Advisors of the Federal Reformatory, Alderson, W. Va.
  • Reconstruction Finance Corporation
  • Renegotiation Board
  • Renegotiation Board, Subordinate Jobs
  • Chairman, Research Development Board
  • Federal Reserve Board
  • Federal Reserve Banks
  • Retirement Survey Committee
  • Salary Stabilization Board, Chairman
  • Committee on Safety and Accident Prevention (Highway Safety)
  • Security Resources Board
  • Director, National Science Foundation
  • National Science Foundation Board
  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission
  • Small Defense Plant Corporation Advisory Board
  • Solicitor General of the United States
  • Small Defense Plants Corporation
  • Small Defense Plants Administration (Subordinate Jobs)
  • Small Defense Plants Administration, Deputy Administrator
  • National Bureau of Standards, Director
  • Assistant Secretary of State
  • Office of Price Stabilization
Box 7
  • Subversive Activities Control Board
  • Surgeon General of USA
  • Tariff Commission
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • Assistant Treasurer of USA
  • Advisory Committee for Truman Library
  • Universal Military Training and Service Act
  • United Nations Delegates or Representatives
  • United Nations Day Chairman
  • United Nations Commission for Asia and Far East
  • USO Advisory Committee
  • Virgin Islands Corporation, President
  • Wage Stabilization Board
  • National Water Pollution Control Advisory Board
  • Chief, US Weather Bureau
  • Women Appointees
  • Women (Prominent)
    CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
Box 8
  • Annual Report Under the Classification Act
  • Applications Forwarded to Civil Service Commission
  • Loyalty Security Program
  • Civil Service Legislation, 81st and 82nd Congress
  • Emergency Plans for Civilian Personnel Administration in Federal Government
  • Fair Employment Board
  • General Complains
  • Federal Civil Service, Important Events in Last 20 Years
  • Annual and Sick Leave
  • Liaison Office for Personnel Management
  • Miscellaneous
  • Mobilization of Executive and Administration Personnel
  • Loyalty Review Board
  • National Civil Service Week (69th Anniversary)
  • Pay Bill 1951
Box 9
  • Postal Service
  • Reserve Appointment Program
  • Retirement (CSC Position on S. 995)
  • Draft of E.O. Amending Civil Service Rule 11
  • Security Investigations (Transfer From FBI)
  • Senate Bill 1135
  • Supergrades GS 16, 17, 18
  • Without Compensation and While Actually Employed Appointments
  • Classification Surveys Under the Whitten Amendment
  • Rearrangement of Work Week for Christmas 1951
    GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE
    Advisory Commission T.V. Spectrum (President's Special Committee on Television For Education, Civil and Military Defense)
  • Agricultural Personnel (Available for Foreign Assignment)
  • AF. of L. Government Employees Council of the American Management Association
  • "Best Brains" (President's Committee For Executive Reserve)
  • Cabinet Presentation (Plan Recommended by President's Committee for Executive Reserve)
  • Draft of 1953 Message
  • American Management Association
  • 1952 Campaign Material
  • Canal Zone Employment
Box 10
  • Cadre System of Staffing New Agencies
  • Charts (Organization)
  • D.C. Reorganization Plan
  • Potential Appointments for Cadre Staff of New Agencies
  • Production Act of 1950 and 1951 (Including Conflict of Interest Executive Orders
  • ECA-Democratic National Committee Recommendations for the Public Advisory Board
  • ECA-Public Advisory Board
  • ECA-Candidates for Administrator, Deputy, Roving Ambassador and Counsel
  • ECA-Top Staff Positions
  • ECA-Women Recommended For Public Advisory Board, etc.
  • Executive Interviews (For Federal Government Employment)
  • Form Letters
  • Delegation on German Debt Settlement
  • German Personnel Society (German Civil Service Group)
  • William A. Jump Memorial Award
  • Hot Weather Policy
  • Governors of the States
  • Congressmen and Senators (List of Defeated Ones and Those Who Did Not Run for 82nd Congress)
  • List of Ex-Members of Congress
Box 11
  • Speeches: President Truman
  • List of Departments and Agencies
  • Longer Work Week
  • Manpower, Scientific
  • Memoranda to Head of Executive Dept. (Re: Voting by Federal Employees)
  • Memoranda for the Record
  • Miscellaneous
  • Munitions Board
  • National Federation of Federal Employees
  • Monthly Pay and Retirement
  • Ohthank, A.H., Director, Civilian Personnel, Dept. of the Army
  • Overtime Pay Study
  • Plan of President's Committee Executive Personnel
  • Policy File
  • Presidential Appointments (Top Level: 1948 and 1949)
  • Presidential Removal Power
  • Recruiters for New Federal Agencies
  • Reorganization Plan, Treasury Dept. 1952 (Internal Revenue and Customs)
  • Reorganization Plan, U.S. Attorneys
  • Retired Employees
  • Sly, John F.
  • Small Defense Plants Corporation
  • Senatorial Courtesy
  • Participation in Government by College and University Social Science Faculties
Box 12
  • State Dept. Technical Cooperation Operation Adm. (List of Pt. 4 Technicians)
  • Top Executives (For Prospective Government Employment)
  • Texas Delegate Contest (1952 Democratic National Convention)
  • Unanswered Letters
  • Unclaimed Letters
  • Voting (Proposed Commission on Voting)
  • U.N. Organization (U.S. Reps in UN and Other International Organizations)
  • Offers of Services to Gov't to Gordon Gray and Corr. Re: Proposed Meetings
  • Offers of Services to Gov't to Gordon Gray - 1950 and Corr. Re: Proposed Meetings ECD
    NAME FILES
Box 13
  • A
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • B
      [1 of 4]
      [2 of 4]
      [3 of 4]
      [4 of 4]
Box 14
  • C
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • D
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
Box 15
  • E
  • F
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • G
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • H
      [1 of 3]
Box 16
      [2 of 3]
      [3 of 3]
  • I
  • J
  • K
  • L
      [1 of 2]
Box 17
      [2 of 2]
  • M
      [1 of 3]
      [2 of 3]
      [3 of 3]
Box 18
  • N
  • O
  • P
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • Q
  • R
      [1 of 2]
Box 19
      [2 of 2]
  • S
      [1 of 3]
      [2 of 3]
      [3 of 3]
  • T
  • U
Box 20
  • V
  • W
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • Y
  • Z
    FEDERAL EMPLOYEEE INCENTIVE AWARDS
Box 21
  • Employee Awards
  • Outstanding Contributions of Federal Employees USDA
  • Air Force
      [1 of 5]
      [2 of 5]
      [3 of 5]
      [4 of 5]
Box 22
      [5 of 5]
  • Army
      [1 of 4]
      [2 of 4]
      [3 of 4]
Box 23
      [4 of 4]
  • Atomic Energy Commission
  • Bureau of the Budget
  • Civil Aeronautics Board
  • Civil Service Commission
  • Comptroller General
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Commerce
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • Defense Department
  • Defense Production Administration
  • Export-Import Bank
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • F.D.I.C.
  • F.H.A.
  • Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
  • Federal Power Commission
Box 24
  • Federal Security Agency
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • General Services Administration
  • Government Printing Office
  • Housing and Home Finance Agency
  • Interior Department
  • International Boundary and Water Commission
  • Interstate Commerce Commission
  • Justice Department
  • Labor Department
  • Library of Congress
  • Mutual Security Agency
  • National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
  • National Capital Planning Commission
  • National Gallery of Art
  • N.L.R.B.
  • National Science Foundation
  • National Security Resources
  • Post Office Department
Box 25
  • R.F.C.
  • Renegotiation Board
  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Selective Service Commission
  • Small Defense Plants Administration
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • State Department
  • Tariff Commission
  • Treasury Department
  • Veterans Administration
      [1 of 4]
      [2 of 4]
      [3 of 4]
      [4 of 4]
    OCCUPATIONAL FILE
Box 26
  • Occupational Category (Listed by code and title)
  • General Management
  • Agriculture
  • Science
  • Education
  • Public Finance [National and International]
  • Foreign Affairs
  • Commerce
  • Law
  • Economics
  • Intelligence
  • Communications
  • Housing
  • Public Power
  • Medical
  • Labor
  • Information and Public Relations
  • Trade Regulations
  • Transportation
  • Banking and Credit
  • Defense
  • Social Welfare
  • Personnel
    NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Box 27
  • National Science Foundation Bill
  • Misc. P.L. 507, Organization, Pencil Notes, etc.
  • Multiple Endorsements by Department, Association, Societies, Etc.
  • Top Staff Jobs
  • Applications for Administrative Positions
  • Endorsements-A
  • Endorsements-B
Box 28
  • Endorsements-C
  • Endorsements-D
  • Endorsements-E
  • Endorsements-F
  • Endorsements-G
  • Endorsements-H
  • Endorsements-I
  • Endorsements-J
  • Endorsements-K
Box 29
  • Endorsements-L
  • Endorsements-Mc
  • Endorsements-M
  • Endorsements-N
  • Endorsements-O
  • Endorsements-P
  • Endorsements-R
  • Endorsements-S
  • Endorsements-T
  • Endorsements-U-V
  • Endorsements-W
  • Endorsements-Y-Z
    ENDORSEMENTS
  • Control List of Endorsements
  • Atomic Energy Commission
  • Civil Defense Advisory Council
  • Court of Military Affairs
Box 30
  • D.C. Commissioner
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • Federal Power Commission
  • Federal Reserve Board
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • Interstate Commerce Commission
  • Missouri Basin Survey Commission
  • Judgeships
  • People's Council for D.C.
  • Renegotiation Board
  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Small Defense Plants Administration
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Wage Stabilization Board
  • Pamphlets

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