Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


Richard C. Patterson, Jr. Papers

Dates: 1904-1966.

Ambassador to Yugoslavia, 1944-1948; Ambassador to Guatemala, 1948-1951; Minister to Switzerland, 1951-1953.

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Size: 9 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: Dennis E. Bilger (1974).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

    AMBASSADOR TO YUGOSLOVIA, 1944-1948
    Belgrade File
Box 1
  • Appointment as Ambassador
  • Clippings - personal
  • Correspondence, A-B
  • Correspondence, C
  • Correspondence, D-E
  • Correspondence, F-G
  • Correspondence, H
  • Correspondence, I-J
  • Correspondence, K-L
Box 2
  • Correspondence, M
  • Correspondence, N
  • Correspondence, O
  • Correspondence, P
  • Correspondence, R
  • Correspondence, S
  • Correspondence, Sanders, Gladys (2 folders)
  • Correspondence, T
  • Correspondence, U-V
  • Correspondence, W-Y
Box 3
  • Invitations
  • Richard C. Patterson, Jr. - personal, December 1944-October 1946
  • Receipts and disbursements, 1945-1946
    Miscellaneous File
  • Dean C. Acheson - correspondence re resignation as Ambassador to Yugoslovia, March 1947
  • American interests, 1946
  • Appointment as Ambassador to Yugoslovia, 1944
  • Book by Richard C. Patterson, Jr. and William N. Fraleigh, Behind the Iron Curtain in Yugoslovia - outline and drafts
  • Book by Richard C. Patterson, Jr. and William N. Fraleigh, Behind the Iron Curtain in Yugoslovia - correspondence, 1946-1948 (2 folders)
  • Embassy correspondence, 1946 (2 folders)
  • Embassy correspondence, 1947-1948
Box 4
  • Grand Cross of the Royal Order
  • Gurley paper
  • King Peter - correspondence, 1947-1953
  • Letters of congratulation, September 1944
  • Letters of congratulation, October-December 1944
  • Poland - Stanton Griffis
  • Reference material on Yugoslovia - newsclippings
  • Reference material on Yugoslovia - miscellaneous
  • Speech file 1946
  • State Department - correspondence, 1946-1951
  • Trial of Archbishop Stepinac
    AMBASSADOR TO GUATEMALA, 1948-1951
Box 5
  • Air mission
  • Amebic dysentery
  • American interests
  • Appointment
  • Arevalo, President Juan Jose
  • Belize case
  • Biffle, Leslie
  • Chadbourne, William
  • Cochran trip
  • Congratulatory letters on appointment, September-November 1948
  • Correspondence, 1947-1950
  • Crisis
  • Cuba
  • Flood
  • Hale, General Willis H.
  • Inventory
  • Mara, Colonel Cornelius
  • Notes for articles
  • Olympic games
  • Patterson, Martha Bell (Ambassador's mother)
  • Roberts, Alfred
Box 6
  • Salary
  • State Department
  • Statistics
  • "Thank-yous" from Richard C. Patterson, Jr.
  • Truman, Harry S.
  • Vasques boat
  • Vaughan, Harry H.
  • Vistas - correspondence re, 1949-1951
    MINISTER TO SWITZERLAND, 1951-1953
  • Agreement between the United States, France, the United Kingdom and Switzerland re German property in Switzerland
  • American-Swiss Friendship Dinner - Waldorf-Astoria, New York City, November 25, 1952
  • Broadcast - CBS television, November 24, 1952
  • Chalet Gifferhorn Gstaad - correspondence re, 1951-1952
  • Congratulatory correspondence (alphabetical)
  • Correspondence - A
  • Correspondence - American Legation, 1952
  • Correspondence - American Legation - correspondence re resignation of Richard C. Patterson, Jr., 1953
  • Correspondence - B
  • Correspondence - Blevins, Merrill M.
Box 7
  • Correspondence - Ca-Ch
  • Correspondence - Cl-Cu
  • Correspondence - Da-Di
  • Correspondence - Do-Du
  • Correspondence - E
  • Correspondence - F
  • Correspondence - Fisher, Joel E.
  • Correspondence - G
  • Correspondence - Graziadei, Ercola
  • Correspondence - H
  • Correspondence - Hatch, Waldo
  • Correspondence - I
Box 8
  • Correspondence - J
  • Correspondence - K
  • Correspondence - Krock-Erwin Associates, Inc.
  • Correspondence - L
  • Correspondence - M
  • Correspondence - N
  • Correspondence - O
  • Correspondence - P
  • Correspondence - Ra-Ri
  • Correspondence - Ro-Ry
  • Correspondence - Sa-Sp
  • Correspondence - St-Sy
Box 9
  • Correspondence - Swiss letters, 1953
  • Correspondence - T
  • Correspondence - U-V
  • Correspondence - XYZ
  • Map of Switzerland
  • Miscellaneous materials re Switzerland
  • Miscellaneous pamphlets re Switzerland
  • Newsclippings and excerpts re resignation of Richard C. Patterson, Jr.
  • Patterson, Richard C., Jr. - personal
  • Patterson, Richard C., Jr. - publicity
  • Patterson, Richard C., Jr. - travel authorization
Box 10
  • Speech material (3 folders)
  • State Department
  • Swiss shipments
  • Union Bank of Switzerland - personal account of Richard C. Patterson, Jr.
    GENERAL FILE, 1918-1966
Box 11
  • American Commission to Negotiate Peace - correspondence, 1918-1920
  • American Commission to Negotiate Peace - organization chart - April 1, 1919
  • China - miscellaneous
  • Columbia University - alumni committee, medal, degrees, etc., 1926-1942
  • Commerce, Department of - correspondence, 1938-1943 (3 folders)
  • Community Development Trust Program
Box 12
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - A
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Ba-Be
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Bi-By
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Bowling Green Rock Asphalt Company
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Ca-Ce
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Ch-Cl
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Co-Cz
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - D
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - E
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Eisner, Sigmund & Co., Inc.
Box 13
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - F
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Field, Robert M.
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - G
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Groves, Wallace
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Ha-Hi
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Ho-Hu
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Harriman, W. Averell
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Hatch, L. Boyd
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Heller, Robert
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Hopkins, John Jay
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - House, Colonel E. M.
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Hu, Dr. Shih
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - I-J
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Johnson, Martin and Asa
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Johnson, Wayne
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - K-L
Box 14
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Laughlin, Edward
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Logan, M.M.
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Ma-Me
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Mi-My
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - McKee, Joseph V.
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Molleson, Deane C.
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - N-O
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Odlum, Floyd (Jacqueline Cochran)
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - P
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Patterson, Martha Belle (Ambassador Patterson's mother)
Box 15
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - R
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Robinson, Duncan
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Romulo, General Carlos P.
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Roper, Daniel C.
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Rosenblum, David
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - S
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Stevenson, Adlai E.
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - T
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Truman, Harry S.
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - U-Z
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Wagner, Robert S.
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Wagner Committee, 1944
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Wei, Tao Ming
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Weinberg, Sidney
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Weisl, Ed
  • Correspondence, 1925-1966 - Wood oil - SS Lisholt
Box 16
  • Gifts
  • Hagenbuch Judgement, 1919-1929
  • Harry S. Truman Library, 1953
  • Harvard Business School - letters of comment, 1940
  • Harvard Business School - preparation of speech
  • International Filmbook Corporation - J. Lessing and William Rosewald
  • Middle West Portland Cement Company (Union Portland Cement Company)
  • National Broadcasting Company, 1932-1936 (2 folders)
  • Nebraska, University of - honorary degree - correspondence, 1938-1940
  • Nebraska, University of - commencement address, 1940
Box 17
  • New York City - candidate for mayor - correspondence, 1932-1934
  • New York City - Commissioner of Corrections - correspondence, 1925-1936
  • New York City - Commissioner of Public Events - correspondence, 1966
  • New York City - inaugural ceremonies, 1953-1954
  • New York City - Mayor's Reception Committee, 1954
  • New York City - Military Intelligence Reserve - report - "Defense of New York City" - correspondence, 1930-1938
  • New York City - Military Intelligence Reserve - thesis on "Radio in Time of War" - correspondence, 1934-1950
  • New York Guard
  • New York Times article, January 21, 1940
  • New York Times article, letter of comment
  • New York Young Democratic Club, 1924-1954
  • New York Young Democratic Club - dinner, May 18, 1942 (2 folders)
Box 18
  • Patterson, Richard C., Jr. - personal - Army records
  • Patterson, Richard C., Jr. - personal - awards and medals - American Legion Founders
  • Patterson, Richard C., Jr. - personal - awards and medals - Distinguished Service Medal, 1930-1940
  • Patterson, Richard C., Jr. - personal - awards and medals - Order of Washington
  • Patterson, Richard C., Jr. - personal - awards and medals - Who's Who
  • Patterson, Richard C., Jr. - personal - biography
  • Patterson, Richard C., Jr. - personal - clubs - membership in - correspondence, 1954-1957
  • Patterson, Richard C., Jr. - personal - correspondence - general, 1927-1959 (folders 1-4)
Box 19
  • Patterson, Richard C., Jr. - personal - correspondence - general, 1927-1959 (folders 5-7)
  • Patterson, Richard C., Jr. - personal - correspondence - dinner, May 18, 1942
  • Patterson, Richard C., Jr. - personal - geneology
  • Radio - Keith - Orpheum Corporation (R.K.O.) - congratulatory letters, A-L (M-W mssing)
  • Radio - Keith - Orpheum Corporation (R.K.O.) - George Schaefer, 1939-1941
Box 20
  • Speeches - ca. 1904-1929
  • Speeches - 1930-1935
  • Speeches - 1938
  • Speeches - 1939-1941
  • Speeches - 1942 (3 folders)
Box 21
  • Speeches - 1943
  • Speeches - 1946-1948
  • Speeches - 1949-1950
  • Speeches - 1951
  • Speeches - 1952-1953
  • Speeches - 1954
Box 22
  • Speeches - 1955-1959
  • State Department - correspondence, 1945-1955
  • State Department - post considerations - Canada, 1943-1947
  • Treasury Department - War Finance Committee for New York State, 1943-1945
  • Treasury Department - War Savings Staff - general, 1941-1943
  • Treasury Department - War Savings Staff - congratulatory letters, 1941
  • Treasury Department - War Savings Staff - resignation, 1943
  • "Working Directors" - miscellaneous data, 1939-1941
  • Cross reference sheet - materials transferred to the HSTL still picture collection

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