Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


Michael J. Galvin Papers

1933-1963.

Under Secretary of Labor, 1949-1953.

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Size: 10 linear feet, 11 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 (1964); Tammy Kelly (2008); Jan Davis and David Clark (2016).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

    MILITARY FILE
    World War II Operations - 6th Armored Division (France)
Box 1
  • Reports and Field Orders: G-2 Reports
  • Reports and Field Orders: After action reports
  • Reports and Field Orders: Field orders (1-25, June 1, 1944-April 25, 1945)
  • Reports and Field Orders: Summary of division operations
Box 2
  • Military maps (France) : Loudon-Bressuire
  • Military maps (France) : Chateauroux
  • Military maps (France) : Paris-Reims
  • Military maps (France) : Bourges
  • Military maps (France) : Nevers
  • Military maps (France) : Autun
  • Military maps (France) : Niort
  • Military maps (France) : Poitiers
  • Military maps (France) : Gueret
  • Military maps (France) : St. Avold
  • Military maps (France) : Sarreguemines
  • Military maps (France) : Trier (Germany)
  • Military maps (France) : Verdun to Neustadt (France and Germany)
  • Military maps (France) : Bourmont-Fays Billot
  • Military maps (France) : Chatellerault
  • Military maps (France) : Mons-Luxembourg
  • Military maps (France) : Caen-Paris
  • Military maps (France) : Eastern France - Nomeny
  • Military maps (France) : Eastern France - Metz
  • Military maps (France) : Road map: Chaumont - Strasbourg
  • Military maps (France) : Road map:Strasbourg - Basel
  • Military maps (France) : Road map: Verdun - Wissembourg
  • Military maps (France) : Paris - Fontainbleu
  • Military maps (France ): Meaux - Provins
  • Military maps (France) : Bar - Sur - Seine - Tonnerre
  • Military maps (France) : Pithiviers - Orleans
  • Military maps (France) : Sens - Auxerre
Box 3
  • Military maps (France) : Bar-Le-Duc - Wassy
  • Military maps (France) : Chaumont - Chatillon - Sur - Seine
  • Military maps (France) : Angers Saumur
  • Military maps (France) : Tours - Chinon
  • Military maps (France) : Blois
  • Military maps (France) : Gien
  • Military maps (France) : Cosne
  • Military maps (France) : Overlay of Apolda-Weimar-Jena occupation
  • Military maps (France) : Road map: Paris - Reims
  • Military maps (France) : Chalons-su-Marne-Troyes
  • Military maps (France) : Semur
  • Military maps (France) : Dijon
  • Military maps (France) : Cholet-La Roche-sur-Yon
    Personal Military Records
  • G-3 periodic reports (July 1944-May 1945)
Box 4
  • Orders of assignment and transfer in the USAR
  • Military awards and commendations
  • Appointment as Brig.-Gen. in the Reserve Officers Corps
  • Military correspondence re manpower and training projects
  • Military service retirement
  • Efficiency reports (U.S. Army)
  • Military qualification records
  • Medical records - U.S. Army
  • Special and general orders of assignment and promotion, 1942-1943
  • Military papers re promotion and assignment in the USAR, 1945-1953
  • Separation and reassignment from active duty - 1945
  • Special orders and memos re assignment, deferral, active duty, 1939-1941
  • Military papers regarding awards and qualifications
  • Special orders - correspondence re enlistment, promotion, assignment
  • Certificates of training, discharge and appointment in the USAR
  • Field 201 file
Box 5
  • Department of the Army 201 file
  • Military biography
  • Active duty reports - security clearance - assignments, 1958-1963
  • Travel authorization - personnel action (1955-1956)
  • Army reserve 201 file (1947-1960)
  • Orders and certificates of performance (1950-1955)
  • Assignment to command of the 94th Infantry Reserve Division (1960)
  • General orders to Commanding General, 94th Infantry Division (1962-63)
  • Sixth Armored Division Association
  • Combat history - Sixth Armored Division
  • History of the 50th Armored Infantry Battalion
  • Miscellaneous military file
    Army Reserve Activities
Box 6
  • Field 201 file - correspondence re 1961 reserve call-up
  • Information program
  • Comments of General's "ready reserve" plan
  • New York Herald Tribune clippings
  • Reserve Officers Association - miscellaneous
  • "Gripe" after President Kennedy's speech by Army reservists mobilized - 1961
  • Reserve Officer's Association - Vice Pres. for the Army
  • Walter Lippman's views on Berlin
  • Reston (Feb. 28,1962, New York Times column on U.S. reserve call-up
  • The danger of fighting - the administration
  • National Guard plan (Arthur Krock, Dec. 23, 1961)
  • Mr. Gilpatrick's (Deputy-Sec. Defense) letter to Gen. Galvin and reply
  • Gilpatrick's statements
  • Letter to the Speaker (U.S. House of Representatives)
  • Galvin reserve plan (2 folders) - miscellaneous
Box 7
  • Liquidation of 10 divisions
  • National strategy plan (submitted to President Kennedy)
  • Reserve Officers Association statement - Dec. 21, 1961
  • Lists: ROA and SRCA
  • Army ROA fall meeting - 1961
  • "National Guardsman" - copy of resolutions - 83rd general conference (NGA), 1961
  • Duplicates - Camp Drum Sentinel, 1961-62
  • Reserve Officers Association (1960)
  • National War College - Defense Strategy Seminar - 1961
  • "Plan of Action for a Voice of Liberty"
  • Army Affairs Committee of the ROA - 1961
  • SCRA (Senior Commanders Reserve Association) correspondence, 1961
  • U.S. Army "ready reserve"
  • Promotion to Maj. General (letters) - 1961
  • Programs - publications - press notices (U.S. Army reserve)
  • Background sketch on Gen. Galvin by his daughter - 1961
Box 8
  • Reserve Officers Association folder (1961-62)
  • General Galvin's plan for the USAR - 1961
  • 94th Infantry Division activities - 1960-63
  • Military correspondence - 1958-63
    POLITICAL FILE
    Under-Secretary of Labor
  • Under Secretary of Labor (personal)
  • Letters of appointment and resignation
  • Admission to bars and boards
  • Report by the Sec. of Labor - "Defense Manpower Activity," Feb. 8, 1951
  • "Manpower Reserves for National Defense Production"
  • Mexican - U.S. News clippings of Under Sec. Galvin's trip to Mexico, 1951 (3 folders)
Box 9
  • Newspaper coverage of "Bracero Pact," Aug. 1952
  • News clippings, 1949-54
    National Politics
  • Letters from President Truman and other dignitaries
  • Political correspondence, 1953
  • Election statistics - 1950
  • "The Real Meaning of 1950 Elections"
  • Michael J. Galvin speech, Lancaster, Ohio - Mar. 29, 1951 [includes 2008 accretion]
  • Delaware elections - 1952
  • Tobin funeral - 1953
  • Community Chest Campaign, 1952-1953 [2008 accretion]
    Massachusetts State Politics
  • Campaign for State Senator, Newton District, Massachusetts, 1962
  • Letters of congratulation upon election to Massachusetts state senate - 1962
  • Letters of appreciation to Senator Galvin - 1963
  • Correspondence re legislative lobbying - 1963
  • Legislative correspondence - 1961-63
  • Invitations
Box 10
  • Political campaign material
  • Massachusetts State Senate and House (organization and membership)
  • Legislation supported by Senator Galvin - 1963
  • Statements of Senator Michael J. Galvin on legislative matters
  • Legislative review and research on bills - 1963
  • Massachusetts Senate matters (1963)
  • Senate salaries: letter from John Quigley
  • Legislative pay among the 50 states
  • Statutory executive reorganization bill
  • Legal aspects of S548 (reorganization of executive)
  • S548 replies - Massachusetts Senate - 1963
  • Bills - Massachusetts State Senate - 1963
Box 11
  • Insurance legislation
  • Public works department legislation (right-of-way)
  • Relocation (eminent domain)
  • Massachusetts Fair Practice Law
  • Massachusetts Consumer Conference
  • Commission Against Discrimination
  • Unemployment and related matters
  • Legislative oversight
  • Department of Justice Legislation (civil rights), Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Hospital Association
  • Right-of-way division
  • Executive Statutory Reorganization Bill S548
  • Felix Forte law notes
  • COD comments
  • Liberty amendment (eliminate income tax)
  • Pope's "Peace on Earth"
  • Form DF legislative brief
  • Exec. reorganization - other bills filed
  • U.S. Supreme Court decision (on R.I. censorship)
  • Absenteeism in Senate
  • Relocation assistance
Box 12
  • H1320 - 19 "freeze-ins" for Dept. of Public Works
  • Public Works Dept. (right-of-way division)
  • Apportionment in Maine
  • Newton tennis and swim center
  • Benoit and Housing Board bill
  • Memoranda from Sub-Committee on Constitutional Rights
  • Public Service Committee
  • Marinucci - Public Works Dept.
  • School nurses
Box 13
  • Governors Council (2 folders)
  • Seizure of legislative power
  • State housing board
  • City of Boston bills
  • Executive reorganization - U.S. Civil Service Commission letters
  • Reorganization Bill (S548) - M26 Summary forms
  • Massachusetts Council of Churches: questionnaire
  • Sabbatarian issue: letter
  • Legislative oversight
  • Limiting terms to limit of governor's term
  • Sabbatarian issue: temples
  • Sabbatarian: Ecumenical Council
  • Sabbatarian issue: Pilot
  • Sabbatarian - H2761 (Mrs. Koplow) - S347 (Mrs. Weinstein)
  • Sabbatarian issue - blue laws
  • Regional planning in Massachusetts
  • Consumers Council
Box 14
  • Crime Commission
  • Senator Powers racing revenue bill
  • 77,000,000 poor
  • U.C.S. - Public Policy Committee
  • Reorganization bill - authorities
  • American Jewish Congress bills
  • Reorganization of Attorney General's office (Nov. 1962)
  • Democratic Party (Mass.) - 1962
  • A6 - Civil Rights Division
  • Civil Rights (Colangelo brief)
  • State budget - 1962
  • List of legislative committees and rooms
  • Administrative Procedure Act
  • Massachusetts Turnpike Authority
Box 15
  • Section analysis of S548
  • Newton swimming pool
  • Restraint of trade bill
  • Directory of Massachusetts legislators
  • Massachusetts Legislative Association
  • Turnpike - MDL light on Charles River - 1963
  • Attack on Personnel Division by Finnegan
  • Reorganization bills filed- 1962
  • Report of Committee on Salaries - income for General Court
  • Civil Service - temporary employees
  • Search and seizure
  • Senate committee report forms
  • Aid to education
  • Reorganization Bill - summary - statutory changes suggested
  • Summary report of committee on administration and finance
  • Council for Constitutional Reform in Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Purchasing Bureau (1961 report)
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Sabbatarian issue
  • Judiciary
  • Federal Administrative Practice Act
  • Information reports to state
  • Reorganization bill (S548) - MJ6 summary
  • Peabody inaugural address - 1963
  • Reorganization bill - press release
  • Reorganization bill - Massachusetts Taxpayers Association - organization of exec. government in Mass.
  • "Air rights" bill
  • Constitutional amendments
  • Court of the Union
  • Massachusetts Federation of Taxpayers Associations, Inc.
  • Maine constitutional law changes
Box 16
  • COD material
  • Parking at Brookline High School
  • Brookline schools
  • Silvano's labor record
  • Commission to study advisability of combining Departments of Welfare, Health, and Mental Health into a single department
  • Brookline Community Council
  • Americans for Democratic Action
  • Senate voting record (1962)
  • Legislative oversight
  • Mobilization - civil defense (speech - Boston State House, Nov. 21, 1961)
  • Charles River lands taken by turnpike
  • Sales tax
  • Massachusetts Turnpike Authority
  • Senate bills filed by Michael J. Galvin
  • Comptroller's reports
  • Massachusetts Federation of Taxpayers Associations (financing state government)
Box 17
  • Massachusetts Federation of Taxpayers Associations (reference material for studying government in Mass.)
  • Reports of Assistant Attorney General Berlin to Attorney General on civil rights
  • Reorganization amendment to state constitution - 1963 (2 folders)
  • Miscellaneous folder
  • Boston Community Fund campaign - 1939
  • Condolences received by the family of Michael J. Galvin after his death - 1963
    PAMPLET FILE
Box 18
  • A Dept. of Labor
  • B Periodicals
Box 19
  • C Army Field Manuals - regulations (4 folders)
  • D 94th Inf. Division
  • E Dept. of Army pamphlets
  • F Sixth Armored Division (3 folders)
Box 20
  • G Army Reserve booklets (2 folders)
  • H The Flintock (1924)
Box 21
  • I Binders (3)
  • J Democratic Party events
  • K Special events - organizations (2 folders)
  • L Massachusetts public documents
Box 22
  • M Legal booklets
  • N U.S. Congressional documents
  • O Massachusetts Senate bills (3 folders)
  • P General Court of Massachusetts
Box 23
  • Q Misc. booklets and pamphlets
  • R Executive budget recommendations of Governor Volpe
  • S Folders with cross references
  • T Scrapbooks (over-size material)
      (a) Legal career and World War II
      (b) Early days of law practice, 1933-41
      (c) Under Sec. of Labor, 1949-53
      (d) Army reserve officer and Boston community activities, 1941
      (e) Campaign for the Democratic nomination for Gov. of Mass
      (f) Campaign for the Democratic nomination for Congress
      (g) Army reserve activities, 1953-62 (3 books)
Box 24
  • Newspaper clippings (military and political activities)
Box 25
  • Newspaper clippings (military and political activities)
  • Certificates
  • Plan for Presidential Reception, May 29, 1961
  • Scrapbook, 1932, June-1939, February
  • Scrapbook, 1932, September-1945, June
  • Scrapbook, 1940, October-1942, October
  • Scrapbook, 1945, January-1960, September
  • Scrapbook, 1949, March-1952, December
  • Scrapbook, 1953, September-1954, June
  • Scrapbook, 1954, February-1961, September
  • Scrapbook, 1956, February-1961, July
  • Scrapbook, 1961, September-November

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