Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


Edwin W. Pauley Papers

Dates: 1928-1996.

Personal Representative of the President on the Allied Commission on Reparations with the rank of Ambassador, 1945-1947; Special Adviser to the Secretary of State on Reparations and Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, 1947-1948.

The papers of Edwin W. Pauley include correspondence, printed materials, photographs, memorabilia, an autobiography, and other items relating to Pauley’s government service as Reparations Ambassador, his nomination as Under Secretary of the Navy, business career, personal affairs, and association with Harry S. Truman.

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Size: 16 linear feet, 2 linear inches (about 29,600 pages).
Access: Open, with the exception of documents that are closed for reasons of national security.
Copyright: The donor gave to the United States his copyrights in these papers, and in any other collection of papers at the Truman Library. Documents prepared by U.S. government officials in the course of their duties are in the public domain. Copyrights in other documents presumably belong to the creators of those documents, or their heirs.
Processed by: Raymond Geselbracht, Randy Sowell, Tammy Kelly, Janice Davis, and Sharie Simon (2007).


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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

1903 (January 7)Born, Indianapolis, Indiana
1922B.S., University of California
c. 1922-1940Independent oil producer, President of Petrol Corporation
1937 (October 23)Married Barbara Jean McHenry
1941Special Representative of the Petroleum Coordinator for National Defense; traveled to Great Britain and the Soviet Union to coordinate Lend-Lease oil supplies
1942Became Democratic Party Treasurer
1944As Manager of the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, helped bring about the nomination of Senator Harry S. Truman for Vice President
1944-1948Member of the Democratic National Committee from California
1945-1947Personal Representative of the President on the Allied Commission on Reparations, with the rank of Ambassador
1946Nominated by President Truman to serve as Under Secretary of the Navy, but his nomination was withdrawn at his request in the face of widespread political opposition
1947-1948Special Adviser to the Secretary of State on Reparations; Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army
1955 (November)As Vice President of the Harry S. Truman Library, Inc., organized a major fundraising dinner for the Truman Library in California
1956-1981 Chairman of the Board of Regents of the University of California
1981 (July 28)Died, Beverly Hills, California

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COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The papers of Edwin W. Pauley mostly pertain to his association with President Harry S. Truman and his service in the Truman administration. Pauley was the President’s Personal Representative on the Allied Commission on Reparations from April 1945 to March 1947. Later, he served as a Special Adviser to the Secretary of State on Reparations and as a Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army. The papers document Pauley’s work in these positions, as well as the controversy surrounding his unsuccessful nomination to the post of Under Secretary of the Navy in 1946. Also included in the collection is information concerning Pauley’s personal affairs, business activities, and fundraising efforts in behalf of the Democratic Party and the Harry S. Truman Library.

The papers are arranged in five series: a Subject File; an Allied Commission on Reparations File; an Under Secretary of the Navy File; a Printed Materials File; and a Photographs File.

The Subject File contains letters, memoranda, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, financial records, transcripts, lists of names, legal documents, speech drafts, reports, press releases, and other items, including an unpublished autobiography by Pauley entitled “Washington and the World,” which deals with his career in government during the 1940s. The materials in this series mostly relate to various aspects of Pauley’s work as a public official, businessman, and fundraiser. Included is information concerning Pauley’s service as a Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army in 1947-48; allegations by Harold Stassen that he had used his government position to profit in commodities speculation; Pauley’s activities as president of the Petrol Corporation and as owner of the Los Angeles Rams football team; his friendship with President Truman and the Truman family; and his work as treasurer of the Democratic National Committee and as a fundraiser for the Democratic Party. Also included is correspondence relating to Pauley’s service as vice president of the Harry S. Truman Library, Inc., and his involvement in a major fundraising dinner for the Truman Library that was held in California in November 1955. This correspondence reflects Pauley’s extensive and important contacts in the business community, the political world, and the entertainment industry. Other items document Pauley’s proposal that the Truman Library be built on the UCLA campus. Pauley’s personal correspondence with Mr. Truman attests to their close relationship and includes references to a 1953 visit by the former President, Mrs. Truman, and their daughter Margaret to the Pauley vacation home on Coconut Island in Hawaii. Reports from Pauley’s public relations counsel, Sessions and Caminita, reflect his interest in press coverage of the political controversies that swirled around him during the period from 1946 to 1948.

The Allied Commission on Reparations File contains letters, memoranda, reports, newspaper clippings, and other items concerning Pauley’s service as Ambassador for German and Japanese reparations following World War II. The materials in this series document Pauley’s travels to Germany, Japan, Korea, and Manchuria; his presence at the Potsdam Conference and at the war crimes trials in Nuremberg and Tokyo; his negotiations with representatives of the Soviet Union and other members of the Allied Commission on Reparations; and press coverage of his activities in this field. Included is a report from Pauley to the Secretary of State on German reparations; letters of congratulation he received from friends and prominent persons following his appointment; and memoranda prepared by and for his various reparations missions. Of particular interest is a diary in which Pauley recorded his impressions of his visit to Soviet-occupied North Korea in 1946.

The Under Secretary of the Navy File contains materials documenting the political furor that erupted when President Truman nominated Pauley to serve as Under Secretary of the Navy. Included are transcripts of testimony at Pauley’s confirmation hearings before the Committee on Naval Affairs of the U.S. Senate from January to March, 1946, featuring Pauley, Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes, and other witnesses, and dealing with charges that it would be a conflict of interest for an oil producer to hold a high position in the Navy Department. Letters, memoranda, newspaper clippings, financial records, handwritten notes, and other items in the series relate to Ickes’s allegations that Pauley had engaged in improper lobbying on the issue of tidelands oil reserves while raising funds for the Democratic Party. Among the materials is a transcript of the press conference held by Ickes after he resigned from the Cabinet in protest against Pauley’s nomination; drafts of statements prepared by Pauley in his defense, with related memoranda; letters of support he received from friends during the controversy; derogatory information compiled by Pauley on Ickes and other opponents of his nomination; and Pauley’s message to the President asking that his nomination be withdrawn (after the Senate Committee had absolved him of wrongdoing.) Also included in this series are related materials pertaining to Pauley’s career in the oil business; his work as Special Representative of the Petroleum Coordinator for National Defense in 1941; his fundraising activities in behalf of the Democratic Party; his involvement in Democratic politics in California; and his active support for the California Oil and Gas Control Act—popularly known as the “Atkinson Bill”—which was defeated in a 1939 referendum following a heated campaign.

The Printed Materials File consists mostly of newspaper clippings and other published items relating to various aspects of Pauley’s life and career in government. Many of the press clippings pertain to Pauley’s work on German and Japanese reparations, his nomination as Under Secretary of the Navy in 1946, and his testimony before Congress on the Korean situation following the outbreak of the Korean War in 1950. The clippings also contain information on Pauley’s business activities, his social affairs, and his service as Democratic National Committeeman from California. Some of the articles deal with the President and Mrs. Truman. Also in this series are transcripts of Congressional hearings, government reports, and U.S. Supreme Court briefs relating to such topics as universal military training, German war resources, and the tidelands oil controversy.

The Photographs File contains copies of photographs showing Pauley with President Truman and other well-known individuals, and with friends and members of his family. Included with these materials are copies of autographed photos that were given to Pauley by notables such as Ambassador Averell Harriman, General Mark Clark, Admiral Chester Nimitz, and film mogul Darryl F. Zanuck. The series also features the contents of photo albums documenting Pauley’s reparations missions to Europe and the Far East, and photos of the Truman family’s visit to Hawaii in 1953. The original photographs from this series were transferred to the Truman Library’s audiovisual collection.

More information about Edwin W. Pauley can be found at the Truman Library in the papers of Harry S. Truman (Official File 383; President's Personal File 2475; President’s Secretary’s Files: General File; and Post-Presidential Files: Name File), and in the papers of Robert E. Hannegan and Charles G. Ross. The transcript of a 1971 oral history interview with Edwin W. Pauley is available on the Library’s web site. Another large collection of Pauley papers is located at the Young Research Library at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

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SERIES DESCRIPTIONS

Container Nos. Series
1-15 SUBJECT FILE, 1940-1996
An autobiography, correspondence, printed materials, press releases, transcripts, reports, financial records, and other items relating to Pauley’s government service, association with President Truman, personal life, and business career. Arranged alphabetically.
15-19 ALLIED COMMISSION ON REPARATIONS FILE, 1932-1971
Correspondence, reports, printed materials, and other items relating to Pauley’s service as President Truman’s Reparations Ambassador. Arranged alphabetically.
20-29 UNDER SECRETARY OF THE NAVY FILE, 1928-1949
Correspondence, transcripts of testimony, printed materials, financial records, and other items relating to Pauley’s unsuccessful nomination to serve as Under Secretary of the Navy. Arranged alphabetically.
30-35 PRINTED MATERIALS FILE, 1928-1982
Newspaper clippings, publications, and other items relating to various aspects of Pauley’s life and career. Arranged alphabetically.
36-37 PHOTOGRAPHS FILE, 1945-1969
Copies of photographs and the contents of photo albums relating to Pauley’s life and career. Arranged alphabetically.

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

Box 1
  • Alemán, Miguel, 1947
  • Autobiography of Edwin W. Pauley (Photocopy Only, Copy 1)
      [1 of 3]
      [2 of 3]
      [3 of 3]
  • Autobiography of Edwin W. Pauley (Photocopy Only, Copy 2)
      [1 of 3]
      [2 of 3]
      [3 of 3]
  • Autobiography of Edwin W. Pauley (Fragments)
  • Board of Regents, University of California
  • Books, Cross Reference Sheet for and Notes Removed From
  • Coconut Island
Box 2
  • Commodities Speculation—Senate Hearings, December 12, 1947
  • Commodities Trading Allegations—Senate Hearings, 1947-1948
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • Correspondence, 1941-1942
  • Correspondence, 1943-1944
  • Correspondence, 1945
  • Correspondence, 1946
Box 3
  • Correspondence, 1947
      [1 of 4]
      [2 of 4]
      [3 of 4]
      [4 of 4]
  • Correspondence, 1948
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • Correspondence, 1949
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
Box 4
  • Correspondence, 1950
  • Correspondence, 1951
  • Correspondence, 1953-1982 and Undated
  • Daniels, Jonathan—Selection of Harry S. Truman as Vice Presidential Candidate in 1944
  • Democratic National Committee, 1947-1950
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • Democratic National Convention, July 1944—Admission Tickets
  • DiSalle, Michael V.—Portion of Manuscript Dealing with Truman Nomination for Vice President
  • Eagleton, Senator Tom—1974 Elections
  • European Recovery and American Aid, A Report by the President’s Committee on Foreign Aid (Parts One and Two), November 1947
Box 5
  • European Recovery and American Aid, A Report by the President’s Committee on Foreign Aid (Part Three), November 1947
  • Fandango—1939 Transpacific Race
  • Foreign Logistical Organizations and Methods: A Report for the Secretary of the Army, October 15, 1947
  • Giannini, A. P.—Assistance with Foreign Travel, 1945
  • Guest Book, 1948-1959 [from Pauley’s home]
  • Hannegan, William D.—Documents Copied from the Lyndon B. Johnson Library
  • Harry S. Truman Library, 1953
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • Harry S. Truman Library, 1954
Box 6
  • Harry S. Truman Library, 1955
  • Harry S. Truman Library, 1956-1957
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • Harry S. Truman Library, 1958-1963
  • Harry S. Truman Library, 1975-1979
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • Harry S. Truman Library, 1994-1996
Box 7
  • Harry S. Truman Library—Fundraising Dinner, November 28, 1955
      [1 of 19: Executive Committee]
      [2 of 19: Finance Committee]
      [3 of 19: List of Names]
      [4 of 19: VIPS]
      [5 of 19: Truman Library Booklet; Seating Directory]
      [6 of 19: Dais Table]
      [7 of 19: Beverly Hilton Hotel]
      [8 of 19: Labor; Jim Hardy]
      [9 of 19: Office Memorandums]
      [10 of 19: Correspondence]
Box 8
      [11 of 19: Correspondence]
      [12 of 19: Correspondence]
      [13 of 19: Correspondence]
      [14 of 19: Correspondence, List of Donations, Clippings]
Box 9
      [15 of 19: Correspondence, Clippings, Printed Material]
      [16 of 19: Regrets]
      [17 of 19: Thank You Letters]
      [18 of 19: Form Letters]
      [19 of 19: Samples of Stationery, Card Supplies]
  • Hill, Thurman—“The Case of Poland”
  • Hoover, J. Edgar, 1940
  • Inaugural Events, 1949—Invitations, Programs, Tickets
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • Marshall Plan—Strategic Materials (1947)
  • Matles, John, 1945-74
  • Medals and Other Artifacts
  • Miscellaneous
Box 10
  • National Resources and Foreign Aid, Department of the Interior, October 1947
      [1 of 2, cover letter through page III-20]
      [2 of 2, page III-21 through end]
  • Parten, J.R., 1946-1949
  • Pauley, Edwin W.—Biography
  • Pauley, Edwin W.—Notes on Politics and Personal Life
  • Pauley, Edwin W.—“Pauley Interviewed on ‘Meet the Press’,” January 30, 1948, Re Commodity Speculation Allegations
  • Pauley, Edwin W.—Resignation as Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, 1948
  • Pauley, Edwin W.—Testimony Re Commodity Speculation, Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, January 24, 1948
Box 11
  • Pauley, Edwin W.—Testimony on European Interim Relief and Government and Relief in Occupied Areas, Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, December 12, 1947
  • Pauley, E. L.
  • Pauley Surname
  • Petrol Corporation, The
  • Portrait of Edwin W. Pauley
  • Potsdam Conference—Mrs. Pauley’s Memorabilia
  • Pre-Pearl Harbor Interventionists and Non-Interventionists [Office of Public Opinion Research Report, August 3, 1942]
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.—Memorial Service
  • Roosevelt, James, 1946-1948
      [1 of 3]
      [2 of 3]
      [3 of 3]
Box 12
  • Sessions and Caminita (Public Relations Counsel), 1946-1948
      [1 of 5]
      [2 of 5]
      [3 of 5]
      [4 of 5]
      [5 of 5]
  • Sessions and Caminita (Public Relations Counsel), 1949
  • Six, Robert F.
  • Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army—Press Releases, 1947-1948
  • Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army—Resignation
  • Special Assistant to the Secretary of War—Notification of Personnel Action, September 3, 1947
  • Stassen, Harold E.
  • Stassen, Harold E.—Testimony Re Edwin W. Pauley’s Speculation in Commodities, Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, January 23, 1948
      [1 of 2]
Box 13
      [2 of 2]
  • Talge, Henry J.—Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award, 1975 and 1976
  • Truman, Harry S., 1953-1955
  • Truman Harry S., 1956-1958
  • Truman Harry S., 1959
  • Truman, Harry S., 1960-1972
  • Truman, Harry S.—Funeral
  • Tucker Corporation, 1948
  • United Nations Charter—Interim Arrangements Concluded by the Governments Represented at the United Nations Conference on International Organization
  • University of Santa Clara Commencement Address, June 4, 1960
Box 14
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Alphabetical List, December 22, 1947
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Alphabetical List, January 9, 1948
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Alphabetical List, January 23, 1948
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Butter, Egg and Potato Futures, January 19, 1948
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Corn Futures, January 7, 1948
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Corn Survey, January 6, 1948
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Corn Survey, January 8, 1948
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Cotton Futures, January 9, 1948
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Cotton Survey, January 9, 1948
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Cotton Survey, January 13, 1948
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Egg Survey, January 15, 1948
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Futures Trading and Income Tax, December 1947
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Master List
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Oats Futures, January 8, 1948
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Oats Futures, January 12, 1948
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Wheat Futures, January 5, 1948
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Wheat Survey, December 26, 1947
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Wheat Survey, December 29, 1947
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture—Wheat Survey, December 30, 1947
  • Voluntary Food Conservation Program
Box 15
  • Wallace, Henry, 1947—Clippings
  • War Crimes Trials—Military Tribunal No. 6
  • Washington Invitations, 1944-1945
  • Western Broadcasting Corporation, 1970-1971
  • Westover Property
  • Willoughby, Charles—Regarding Sorge Espionage Case, 1948-49
  • Wyman, Francis S.—Book About American Policy Toward Germany, 1995
  • Accounts, Expenses, Reimbursements, 1945-47
  • Allied Commission on Reparations—Minutes of Meetings, June to August, 1945
  • Allied Commission on Reparations—Organization
  • Austria—Reports of the Military Government Austria, July 1946
  • Aviation Fuel
  • Carter, Gail S., 1945-48
  • China—Arthur Coons, 1945
  • China—Information Prepared by the War Area Service Corps, Peiping-Tientsin District, 1945
  • “Chronology of Principal Events Relating to the USSR, September 27 – October 10, 1946” (State Department Report)
  • Correspondence—Letters of Congratulation, April-May 1945
      [1 of 5, A-B]
      [2 of 5, C-G]
Box 16
      [3 of 5, H-L]
      [4 of 5, M-R]
      [5 of 5, S-Z]
  • Correspondence—Miscellaneous, 1945-46
  • Department of State (James F. Byrnes, Dean Acheson, George Marshall, Robert Lovett, Will Clayton), 1945-48
  • Department of State—Office of the Assistant Secretary for Economic Affairs (1946)
  • DuBois, Josiah E., Jr. (1946) [settlement of European Jews; Germany]
  • The Future of German Reparations, by David Ginsberg, A Report of the Committee on International Policy, National Planning Association, 1947
  • German Reparations—Report to the President, October 1945, Master Final Draft
  • German Reparations—Report to the Secretary of State by the Special Advisor on Reparations, November 13, 1947
  • Germany, 1945-47
Box 17
  • Information for Press and Radio, 1945-47
  • Itinerary, Pauley Mission, May 20 to August 22, 1945
  • Japan, 1945-47
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • Klein, Ernest L. [member of the reparations mission to Korea and Manchuria], 1946-47
      [1 of 3]
      [2 of 3]
      [3 of 3]
  • Korea, 1945-50 and Undated
Box 18
  • Media Coverage; Press Releases
  • Memorabilia (Business Cards, Currency, Stamps, Passes, Identification Cards, Printed Items)
  • Molotov, V. M.—Reparations Meeting, August 10, 1945
  • Pauley, Edwin W.—Diary, North Korea, 1946
  • Pauley, Edwin W.—Extension of Appointment
  • Pauley, Edwin W.—Health, 1945-46
  • Pauley, Edwin W.—Notes on Reparations from Germany, Austria, Italy
  • Pauley, Edwin W.—Presidential Commission, President’s Personal Representative with the Rank of Ambassador, April 13, 1945
  • Pauley, Edwin W.—“Prospectus” (Memoir, Primarily About Reparations)
  • Pauley, Edwin W.—Schedule, May 13 to July 18, 1946
  • Pauley, Edwin, W.—Speeches, 1947-1950
  • The Place of Foreign Trade in the Japanese Economy, Department of State, Intelligence Research Report, OCL-2815, Vol. I, Part II, Oct. 3, 1946
  • Potsdam Conference
  • Potsdam Conference—Report of the Tripartite Conference of Berlin, August 1945
  • Proposed Reparations Conference (1946)
  • Reparations, 1945
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
Box 19
  • Reparations, 1946
  • Reparations, 1947-48
  • Reparations, 1968-71
  • Report on Japanese Assets in Manchuria to the President of the United States, July, 1946, by Edwin W. Pauley, November 12, 1946
  • Report on Japanese Assets in Soviet-Occupied Korea to the President of the United States, June 1946, by Edwin W. Pauley, October 25, 1946
  • Report on Japanese Reparations to the President of the United States, November 1945 to April 1946, by Edwin W. Pauley, April 1, 1946
  • Russia—Miscellaneous, 1945
  • Source Material—Chinchou Smelter of the Manchurian Heavy Industry Development Company
  • Source Material—Japanese Petroleum Situation, Crude Oil Supplies and Refining Capacity
  • Source Material—Manchuria Synthetic Petroleum Co. Ltd, Kirin Plant
  • Source Material—Report
  • Source Material—Synthetic Fuels Company, Ltd. Chinchou
  • Staff Memorandum No.1, “General Instructions and Duties Assignments,” May 19, 1945
  • Third Report on Progress in Manchuria, 1907-1932, The South Manchuria Railway, June, 1932
  • Truman, Harry S., 1946-1947
  • Truman, Harry S.—Telegram to Mrs. Barbara Pauley, June 10, 1946, Regarding Ambassador Pauley’s Health
  • War Booty (SWNCC 310)
  • War Crimes Trials, 1946
  • Wolf, Justin and Carrie Derby (1945-46)
Box 20
  • Airline Tickets, 1943-46
  • Akerman, John L. – Payments by the Democratic National Committee, 1941
  • Analysis of Testimony - Thornburg, Duggan, McGurk, Ickes
  • Asphalt – Efrain Buenrostro, 1942
  • Atkinson Bill – January-April, 1939
  • Atkinson Bill – June-September, 1939
  • Atkinson Bill – October, 1939
  • Atkinson Bill – November, 1939
  • Atkinson Bill – Undated
  • Berryman Cartoon, The Evening Star, February 6, 1946
  • Blalock Statement
  • Brewster, Sen. Owen – Radio Broadcast
  • Burke, J. Frank
  • California Democratic Party Platform, Adopted September 15, 1938
  • Cerritos Channel Oil Leases, 1943-46
  • Clark-Fortas Questionnaire
  • Collier, H.D. – Memo Regarding Standard Oil, Peterson and Burnham
Box 21
  • Correspondence – Messages of Support, January-April, 1946
      [1 of 6]
      [2 of 6]
      [3 of 6]
      [4 of 6]
      [5 of 6]
      [6 of 6]
  • Cross References (Clarence R. Burley, Ned Burnham, Ralph Davies, Edward Suares, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad Co.)
  • Crude Oil Cleaning Company
  • Davies, Ralph K. (Deputy Petroleum Coordinator for War), 1941-42
Box 22
  • Democratic National Committee – Financial Data, 1940-46
  • Edison, Charles – Memorandum to the Solicitor General Regarding, December 4, 1936
  • Expense Voucher for Witness, Pauley Hearing
  • Federal Oil Coordinator – Appointment of, 1941-42
  • Forrestal, James V.
  • Forrestal, James V. – Memorandums To and From, 1945-47
  • “Forrestal Praises Pauley as Official, Asks Confirmation,” New York Times, February 21, 1946
  • Fortas, Abe
  • Gibson, Representative John S. – Statement
  • “Gov. Sparks Endorses Pauley For Undersecretary of Navy,” Montgomery Advertiser, February 26, 1946
  • Hasker, Milton – Statement (Sent from California by Howard Pauley) [Empty]
  • Harriman, Averell, Letter Favorable to Nomination, Used in Testimony
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 1: January 31, 1946 [first set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 1: January 31, 1946 [second set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 2: February 1, 1946 [first set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 2: February 1, 1946 [second set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 3: February 4, 1946 [first set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 3: February 4, 1946 [second set]
Box 23
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 4: February 5, 1946 [first set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 4: February 5, 1946 [second set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 5: February 18, 1946 [first set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 5: February 18, 1946 [second set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 6: February 19, 1946 [first set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 6: February 19, 1946 [second set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 7: February 20, 1946 [first set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 7: February 20, 1946 [second set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 8: February 26, 1946 [first set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 8: February 26, 1946 [second set]
Box 24
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 9: February 27, 1946 [first set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 9: February 27, 1946 [second set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 10: February 28, 1946 [first set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 10: February 28, 1946 [second set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 11: March 1, 1946 [first set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 11: March 1, 1946 [second set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 12: March 6, 1946 [first set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 12: March 6, 1946 [second set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 13: March 7, 1946 [two sets]
Box 25
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 14: March 8, 1946 [first set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Volume 14: March 8, 1946 [second set]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Appendix [two sets]
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Exhibits
  • Hearings, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, Pauley Nomination – Index
  • “Honest Harold?” Times-Herald, February 18, 1946
  • Ickes, Harold L. – Copies of Documents
  • Ickes, Harold L. – Chronological Listings of Pauley-Ickes Correspondence (1940-45) and Other Correspondence (1945-46)
  • Ickes, Harold L. – 1939-1948
      [1 of 4]
      [2 of 4]
      [3 of 4]
Box 26
      [4 of 4]
  • Ickes, Harold L. – Press Conference on Resignation, February 13, 1946
  • Judge Advocate General’s Office – Finding on Under Secretary Of the Navy, January 21, 1946
  • Judson, Harold
  • Lawler, Oscar
  • Levand, Louis
  • Littell, Norman M., 1941-1946
  • McGurk Testimony
  • McLain, George H.
  • “McLemore – Picks 100 Per Center for Undersecretary,” Washington Evening Star, March 12, 1946
  • Mexican Oil
      [1 of 4]
      [2 of 4]
      [3 of 4]
      [4 of 4]
  • Michelson Material [Mexican Oil Refinery Proposal, 1942]
  • Midwest Stockholders
Box 27
  • Naval Petroleum Reserves – Elk Hills, 1943-1946
  • Naval Petroleum Reserves – Public Law 343, 78th Congress
  • Navy, U.S. – Photograph of Pauley Visit to Pearl Harbor, November 10, 1945
  • News Stores – From the Ticker Tape Machine, February-March, 1946
  • Oil
  • Oil Severance Tax (California), 1938
  • Oil – Standard Oil Stealing Testimony, August 28, 1928
  • Oil Tankers, 1941-1944
  • Packard, John C., 1941-1947
  • Patterson, William A. (President of United Airlines)
  • “Pauley Carried Oil-Suit Fight to Roosevelt,” Washington Post, October 19, 1945
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Data from the Republican National Committee
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Defense
      [1 of 2]
      [2 of 2]
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Defense Suggestions
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Letters of Congratulation and Support, January-February, 1946 (Copies)
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Letters of Support from Congressmen, March-April, 1946
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Resignation as Secretary and Acting Treasurer, Democratic National Committee, January 26, 1943
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Special Representative of the Petroleum Coordinator
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Statement of February 4, 1946
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Statement of March 8, 1946
Box 28
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Statement on Charges of Harold L. Ickes
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Statement on His Oil Business, March 7, 1946
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Statement on Senator Charles W. Tobey’s Charges of Oil Sales to Japan
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Statement Regarding Mrs. Pauley’s Status on the Russian Reparations Mission
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Statement to Senator Leverett Saltonstall, Senate Naval Affairs Committee, February 28, 1946
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Tax Case (Gordon Lawson, et al.), 1942-46
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Withdrawal Statement
  • “Pauley ‘Lynched Orally’ Says Tydings,” Baltimore Evening Sun, February 21, 1946
  • Pauley Nomination – 1946
  • Pauley Nomination – Undated
  • Pepper, Senator Claude, 1942-1946
  • Petrol Corporation (Orris Hedges Cable Regarding Stock Ownership, 1946)
  • Petrol Corporation Sales
  • Petrol Corporation - Sales of Oil to Japan Prior to World War II, 1940-1946
  • Petroleum Reserves Corporation (J. Howard Marshall Correspondence, 1943)
  • Press Release on Harold Ickes
  • Press Release on Letter of Support from MacArthur, Harriman, and Others, March 4, 1946
  • “Raw Propositions,” Washington Times-Herald, February 15, 1946
  • Refinery Operations Proposal (Mexico), 1942
Box 29
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. – Copies of Documents
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. – Note on Appointment of Edwin Pauley As Assistant Secretary of the Navy, March 12, 1945
  • Rossetti Loans
  • Senators Against Pauley’s Nomination
  • Sikes, Representative Robert – Remarks, March 8, 1946
  • Smith, J. A.
  • Special Representative of the Petroleum Coordinator for National Defense – Pauley’s Resignation, 1941
  • [Special Representative of the Petroleum Coordinator] – Russian Data
  • [Special Representative of the Petroleum Coordinator] – United Kingdom
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch – Editorial, “Pauley Is Still Unfit,” September 4, 1947
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch – Editorial, “Persistent Pauley,” December 4, 1947
  • Things to Do to Prepare for Senate Hearing
  • Thornburg, Max – Mexican Oil, 1942-43
  • Tidelands Oil – Loraina K. Francis, Los Angeles Times
  • Tidelands Oil – 1933-1948
  • Tidelands Oil – Quieting Titles
  • Tobey, Senator Charles W.
  • Truman, Harry S. – Letter to Pauley, March 13, 1946
  • Tydings, Senator Millard E.
  • “U.S. vs. State Fight for Oil Shapes Up With Oil Man Pauley in Influential Spot,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 5, 1945
  • Walsh, Senator David I.
  • Walsh, Senator David I. – Pauley Letter of January 22, 1946
  • Walsh, Senator David I.--Statement, March 13, 1946
  • Walsh Supplement
  • Winchell, Walter, 1946
Box 30
  • American Political Science Review, October, 1945
  • Annual Report of the Secretary of the Army, 1948
  • California Democratic Committee
  • Central Manufacturing District Magazine, September, 1945
  • Democratic Digest, May, June, and September, 1945
  • “Development of United States Foreign Policy: Addresses and Messages of Franklin D. Roosevelt,” 1942
  • “…Facts About the Legislation Quieting State Titles to Lands Beneath Tidal and Navigable Waters,” Robert W. Kenny and William Clary
  • Foreign Language Newspaper Clippings
  • Hannegan, Robert E.
  • Ickes, Harold
  • Investigation of the National Defense Program – Special Committee Hearings on the Canol Project, 1943
  • Japan
Box 31
  • Japanese Peace Treaty
  • Kingdon, Frank – “’That Man’ in the White House: You and Your President,” 1944
  • Korean War: General
  • Korean War: Pauley Testimony Before Congress
      [1 of 3]
      [2 of 3]
      [3 of 3]
Box 32
  • Lincoln-Mercury Times, August, 1948
  • Miscellaneous, 1944
  • Miscellaneous, 1945
  • Miscellaneous, 1946
  • Miscellaneous, 1947
  • Miscellaneous, 1949
  • Miscellaneous, 1950
  • Miscellaneous, 1951
  • Miscellaneous, Undated
  • National Security Act of 1947, War Department Bulletin Number 11
  • Pauley, Edwin W., “Reparations and World War III,” The American Mercury
  • “Platforms of the Two Great Political Parties, 1932-1940”
  • Presidential Campaign, 1952
  • Prince, Charles, “Current Views of the Soviet Union on the International Organization of Security, Economic Cooperation And International Law: A Summary”
  • Proceedings of the Democratic National Convention, July 15-18, 1940
  • "…Program for National Security: Report of the President’s Advisory Commission on Universal Training”
Box 33
  • Reconstruction Finance Corporation Scandal
  • Reparations: General
  • Reparations: Germany, 1945
  • Reparations: Japan, 1945
  • Reparations: Japan, 1946
  • “…Report on the International Control of Atomic Energy”
Box 34
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • “Safeguarding Military Information,” Army Regulations Number 380-5
  • Scrapbook – George Washington Dinner, February 23, 1942
  • Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army
  • Tidelands Case
  • Time Magazine, November 6, 1944
  • “Trends in Russian Foreign Policy Since World War I: A Chronology of Events From March 15, 1917 to January 1, 1947”
  • Truman, Harry S.: Death and Funeral
  • Truman, Harry S.: General
  • Truman, Harry S.: Inauguration, 1949
  • Truman, Harry S.: Post-Presidential
  • Under Secretary of the Navy Nomination: January-February, 1946
  • Under Secretary of the Navy Nomination: March, 1946
  • Under Secretary of the Navy Nomination: April, 1946
  • Under Secretary of the Navy Nomination: May-June, 1946
Box 35
  • United States House of Representatives, Committee on Interstate And Foreign Commerce, Petroleum Investigation Hearings, 1939-1940
  • United States Senate, Committee on Military Affairs, Elimination Of German Resources for War Hearings, Part 1, June 22, 1945
  • United States Senate, Committee on Military Affairs, Elimination Of German Resources for War Hearings, Part 2, June 25, 1945
  • United States Senate, Committee on Military Affairs, Elimination Of German Resources for War Hearings, Part 4, June 28-29, 1945
  • United States Senate, Committee on Military Affairs, Elimination Of German Resources for War Hearings, Part 6, November, 1945
  • United States Senate, Committee on Military Affairs, Elimination Of German Resources for War Hearings, Part 7, December, 1945
  • United States Senate, Committee on Military Affairs, Elimination Of German Resources for War Hearings, Part 10, February, 1946
  • United States Senate, Committee on Military Affairs, Elimination Of German Resources for War Hearings, Part 11, February 25 and March 6, 1946
  • United States Senate, Committee on Military Affairs, “Preliminary Report on Germany’s War Potential,” July 10, 1945
  • United States Supreme Court, October Term, 1945 – U.S. v. California, Answer of the State of California, Part I
  • United States Supreme Court, October Term, 1945 – U.S. v. California, Answer of the State of California, Part II
  • United States Supreme Court, October Term, 1945 – U.S. v. California, Answer of the State of California, Part III
  • Wallace, Henry A.
Box 36
  • Airplane Crash
  • Album – “Mission to the Orient”
  • Album – “Potsdam Conference”
  • Album – “Selected Photographs from Pauley Mission to Manchuria, June, 1946”
  • Album – “U.S. Reparations Mission to Japan”
  • Album – “U.S. Reparations Mission to the Far East and Europe” [May-July, 1946: Around the World]
  • Album – “U.S. Reparations Mission to the Far East and Europe” [May-July, 1946: Around the World] – Duplicates
  • Album – “U.S. Reparations Mission to the Far East and Europe” [May-June, 1946: Hawaii, Japan, Korea]
  • Album – “U.S. Reparations Mission to the Far East and Europe” [May-July, 1946: Manchuria, China, India, Egypt, France]
  • Album – “U.S. Reparations Mission to the Far East and Europe” [June, 1946: Manchuria]
  • Album – “U.S. Reparations Mission to the Far East and Europe” [July, 1946: Germany]
  • Album – “U.S. Reparations Mission to the Far East and Europe” [July, 1946: Germany, Austria, England, Iceland]
  • Chiang Kai-Shek and Madame Chiang
  • Clark, Mark W.
  • Eisenhower, Dwight D.
  • Harriman, W. Averell
  • Hawaii – Truman Visit, 1953
  • Hunting Trip
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • May Day Parade, Moscow, 1945
  • Nimitz, Chester W.
  • Nuremberg Trial
  • Pacific Rubber Company Plant, Oakland
Box 37
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Personal
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – Under Secretary of the Navy Nomination
  • Pauley, Edwin W. – With Bob Hannegan, Paul Marshall, and Other Friends
  • Potsdam Conference
  • Reparations Trips
  • Royall, Kenneth
  • Truman, Harry S.
  • Truman, Harry S. – Visit With Edwin Pauley, March 16, 1969

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