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George W. Perkins Jr. papers, 1895-1990, bulk 1909-1960

Series I: Subject Files Arranged by George W. Perkins, Jr., 1909-1985

Most of the papers in this series were arranged by George W. Perkins, Jr.; several folders contain letters received by his family after his death. The labels chosen by Perkins were retained, excepting those in brackets within the finding aid. The series consists mostly of correspondence from the 1940s and 1950s, when Perkins was a US diplomat. Also included are his documents pertaining to the Palisades Interstate Park Commission: correspondence, data for developing projects, and speeches. Of particular interests are folders with papers from World War I, when Perkins served as Lieutenant, and World War II, when he worked for the Chemical Warfare Service as a Colonel. Contained here are handbooks and maps from training sessions held during World War I, as well as maps, folders with memos on chemical warfare, and reports on travels to several countries, especially India, during World War II.

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Box 1 Folder 1 to 6 [General], 1920s-1959, (6 Folders)


Box 1 Folder 7 Acheson, Dean-- Truman Library, 1953-1956


American Council on NATO


Box 1 Folder 8 to 10 [General], 1958-1959, (3 Folders)


Box 1 Folder 11 [Correspondence--Outgoing], 1953-1955


Box 1 Folder 12 Fund Raising, 1959


Box 1 Folder 13 International Conferences, 1952-1955



Box 2 Folder 1 International Conferences, 1954-1955


Box 2 Folder 2 Ancestry Data, circa, 1930s


Box 2 Folder 3 Assistant Secretary of State Matters, 1949


Atlantic Congress


Box 2 Folder 4 Atlantic Council of the U.S., 1959


Box 2 Folder 5 to 6 Europe, 1959, (2 Folders)


Box 2 Folder 7 Ball, Flamen and Susan, David, 1947-1974


Box 2 Folder 8 Barbizon Conference, 1955


Box 2 Folder 9 Bonbright, James C. H., 1953-1958


Box 2 Folder 10 BR, 1922-1959


Box 2 Folder 11 BU, 1922-1958


Box 2 Folder 12 Burgess, W. Randolph--NATO, 1949-1959


Box 2 Folder 13 C, 1920-1957



Box 3 Folder 1 to 2 Career Data, 1931-1960, (2 Folders)


Box 3 Folder 3 Childhood, 1899-1910


Box 3 Folder 4 to 9 Condolence--A-Z, 1960, (6 Folders)


Correspondence



Box 4 Folder 1 A-Z, 1917-1922


Box 4 Folder 2 to 3 A-C, 1953-1958, (2 Folders)


Box 4 Folder 4 to 7 A-Z, 1959, (4 Folders)


Box 4 Folder 8 Linn Merck Perkins and George W. Perkins Jr--Paris, 1953-1958


Box 4 Folder 9 Council on Foreign Relations Inc., 1957-1966


Box 4 Folder 10 Cutting Arboretum, 1936-1958



Box 5 Folder 1 to 3 De Bilderberg Conference, 1954-1957, (3 Folders)


Economic Cooperation Administration (ECA)


Box 5 Folder 4 to 5 [General], 1948-1949, (2 Folders)


Box 5 Folder 6 Travel Orders and Salary Information, 1948-1949


Box 5 Folder 7 Edgar, James A.--Personal and Investments, 1949-1972


Box 5 Folder 8 Eulogies, 1960


Box 5 Folder 9 George W. Perkins, Jr., 1895-1960


Box 5 Folder 10 Glyndor Fire, circa, 1926


Box 5 Folder 11 Haldane Commencement, undated



Box 6 Folder 1 Harriman, W. Averell, 1949-1970


Box 6 Folder 2 Harriman, E. Roland, 1923-1959


Box 6 Folder 3 He, 1919-1970


Box 6 Folder 4 Hempstead, Mrs. Lucie G. (Baysis)--Mrs. Alan, 1985


Box 6 Folder 5 Henry Hudson Memorial, 1920-1934


Box 6 Folder 6 Highlands Country Club, 1925-1968


Hill School


Box 6 Folder 7 [General], 1911-1913


Box 6 Folder 8 [Correspondence--Alumni--Outgoing], 1953-1955


Box 6 Folder 9 Manuscripts, 1911-1913


Box 6 Folder 10 Historic Georgetown Inc., 1952-1986


Box 6 Folder 11 Ho, 1957


Box 6 Folder 12 Hoskins, Harold B., 1953-1977


Box 6 Folder 13 Hughes, John C.--NATO, 1954-1959


Box 6 Folder 14 Impersonation, 1925


Box 6 Folder 15 Information for Who's Who, 1943-1956


Box 6 Folder 16 Javits, Jacob K., 1949-1959


Box 6 Folder 17 Lee, Ivy L.--Personal Data, 1920-1921


Box 6 Folder 18 Letters Received upon Resigning as Assistant Secretary of State, 1953



Box 7 Folder 1 Library of Congress, 1954


Box 7 Folder 2 Major, Randolph J., 1943-1955


Box 7 Folder 3 Marsh, Harold N., 1922-1929


Box 7 Folder 4 Martin, Dr. Alexander T., 1925-1968


Box 7 Folder 5 Mayer, Charles, 1960-1961


Box 7 Folder 6 Mayer, Louis, 1931-1932


Box 7 Folder 7 Mc, 1920-1960


Box 7 Folder 8 Memorabilia, 1924-1961


Box 7 Folder 9 Merchant, Livingston T., 1953-1959


Box 7 Folder 10 Merck, Albert W., 1953-1986


Merck and Co


Box 7 Folder 11 to 12 [General], 1928-1929, (2 Folders)


Box 7 Folder 13 [General], 1958-1960


Box 7 Folder 14 Family Stockholders, 1957-1958


Merck Family


Box 7 Folder 15 [General], 1934-1947


Box 7 Folder 16 Correspondence, 1921-1987


Box 7 Folder 17 Miller, William, 1950-1953


Box 7 Folder 18 Miscellaneous, 1920s-1948


Box 7 Folder 19 Mo, 1945-1961


Box 7 Folder 20 Mu, 1920-1955


North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)



Box 8 Folder 1 to 5 [General], 1953-1959, (5 Folders)


Box 8 Folder 6 National Conference, 1953-1955


Box 8 Folder 7 Parliamentarians' Conference, 1955


Box 8 Folder 8 Social, 1955-1957


Box 8 Folder 9 to 10 Travel, 1955-1958, (2 Folders)


Box 8 Folder 11 North Atlantic Council--Appointment and Resignation, 1955-1958


Box 8 Folder 12 NY/NJ Trail Conference--Rothschild, 1958



Box 48 Folder 4 to 5 New York Life Insurance Co, 1921-1990, (2 Folders)


Box 48 Folder 6 Nolting, Frederick E., Jr., 1957-1969


Box 48 Folder 7 Norstad, Lauris General, 1959-1968


Box 48 Folder 8 to 10 Official Entertainment, 1955-1956, (3 Folders)



Box 9 Folder 1 Ogden, Alfred, 1954-1989


Box 9 Folder 2 Osborn, Frederick, 1954-1958


Box 9 Folder 3 Page, Alice Wilson (Mrs. Walter H.), 1953-1958


Box 9 Folder 4 Paget, Humphrey, 1949-1957


Palisades Interstate Park Commission (PIPC)


Box 9 Folder 5 to 11 [General], 1920-1980, (7 Folders)


Box 9 Folder 12 99 Year Lease, 1958-1959



Box 10 Folder 1 AK Morgan, 1955-1957


Box 10 Folder 2 Albright, Horace Marden--Assistant Secretary, 1953-1959


Box 10 Folder 3 to 4 Appointment to Commission, 1936-1956, (2 Folders)


Box 10 Folder 5 Bear Mountain Inn, 1926-1935


Box 10 Folder 6 Burnett Property, 1954-1958


Box 10 Folder 7 Commemorative Booklets, 1962


Box 10 Folder 8 Commissioner Mrs. Linn Merck Perkins, 1960-1973


Box 10 Folder 9 Condemnation Proceedings, 1930-1938


Box 10 Folder 10 Contributions, 1950


Box 10 Folder 11 Correspondence--Ideas on Uses of Park, 1939-1945


Box 10 Folder 12 to 13 Correspondence, 1941, (2 Folders)



Box 11 Folder 1 to 13 Correspondence, 1942-1952, (13 Folders)



Box 12 Folder 1 to 7 Correspondence, 1952-1959, (7 Folders)



Box 13 Folder 1 to 4 Correspondence, 1959-1963, (4 Folders)


Box 13 Folder 5 Data from Ken Morgan--Parkway Battle, 1946


Box 13 Folder 6 to 7 Forrest Lands, 1957-1959, (2 Folders)


Box 13 Folder 8 Land Grants, 1954


Box 13 Folder 9 Letters to Hikers--Thruway, 1954


NY/NJ Metropolitan Region



Box 48 Folder 12 Correspondence, 1958


Box 48 Folder 13 Speeches by George W. Perkins, Jr., 1958



Box 49 Folder 1 Parkway Data by George W. Perkins, Jr., 1945



Box 14 Folder 1 Parkway Project, 1954


Box 14 Folder 2 Personal, 1943-1945


Box 14 Folder 3 [Report,], 1909


Box 14 Folder 4 Rockland Lake and Dellwood, 1959


Box 14 Folder 5 Rockefeller Contributions for Fort Clinton and Montgomery Restoration,, 1928


Box 14 Folder 6 Sealantic, 1954-1955


Box 14 Folder 7 Speeches, 1945


Box 14 Folder 8 to 9 Passport Data, 1926-1955, (2 Folders)


Box 14 Folder 10 Past Invitations, 1951


Box 14 Folder 11 Personal Data, 1916-1922



Box 15 Folder 1 Personal Data, 1916-1922


Box 15 Folder 2 Personal--Assistant Secretary of State, Truman Letter, 1950s


Box 15 Folder 3 Pi, 1931-1979


Box 15 Folder 4 to 5 Pocket Diaries, 1949, 1954-1958, 1949, 1954-1958, (2 Folders)


Box 15 Folder 6 Population, 1959-1960


Box 15 Folder 7 Post Office Matters, 1922-1928


Box 15 Folder 8 Presbyterian Foundation, NY, 1951-1959


Box 15 Folder 9 Press Clippings, 1942-1957


Princeton University


Box 15 Folder 10 [General], 1913-1917



Box 16 Folder 1 to 3 [General], 1913-1917, (3 Folders)


Box 16 Folder 4 Bonds, 1936


Box 16 Folder 5 Honorary Degree, 1957


Box 16 Folder 6 Institute for Advanced Study, 1953-1954


Box 16 Folder 7 Ro--Rosehill Cemetery, 1917-1922


Box 16 Folder 8 Robert College, 1957


Box 16 Folder 9 Roberts, Mrs. Eugene B. (Marie Bonne), 1949-1963


Box 16 Folder 10 Robinson, J. Beverley and Duncan S., 1946-1956


Box 16 Folder 11 Rockefeller, 1954-1991


Romanian Bonds


Box 16 Folder 12 Government Claim, 1959


Box 16 Folder 13 Joint Holdings, 1924-1925



Box 17 Folder 1 Joint Holdings, 1926-1928



Box 49 Folder 2 Notes, 1925-1926



Box 17 Folder 2 Rosengarten, Adolph G., Jr., 1953-1959


Box 17 Folder 3 Rusk, Dean--President Rockefeller Foundation, 1953-1956


Box 17 Folder 4 S--Sanchez, 1940


Box 17 Folder 5 Schenck & Van Haelen, 1940


Box 17 Folder 6 Sea Island--[Correspondence--Outgoing], 1952-1955


Box 17 Folder 7 to 8 Speeches, 1947, 1951-1959, 1947, 1951-1959, (2 Folders)


Box 17 Folder 9 to 10 Speeches--Paris, 1955, (2 Folders)



Box 18 Folder 1 Speeches--Paris, 1956-1957


Box 18 Folder 2 St, 1957-1959


State Department


Box 18 Folder 3 to 4 [General], 1949-1953, (2 Folders)


Box 18 Folder 5 Appointment--Letters of Congratulations, 1949


Box 18 Folder 6 Travel, 1949-1950


Box 18 Folder 7 Stearns, Charles, 1942-1956


Box 18 Folder 8 Stewart, Weir, 1957


Box 18 Folder 9 Suspension of Powers as Executive, 1942


Box 18 Folder 10 Sympathy Acknowledgments, 1960


Box 18 Folder 11 Theodore Roosevelt Association, 1912-1933


Box 18 Folder 12 Ti, 1953-1954


Box 18 Folder 13 Travel, 1956-1957



Box 49 Folder 3 Tributes, 1960


Box 49 Folder 4 [Trip to London], 1952


Box 49 Folder 5 Trusts for Children, 1931


Box 49 Folder 6 U, 1958



Box 19 Folder 1 to 2 US Permanent Representative to North Atlantic Council--Letters of Congratulation,, 1955, (2 Folders)


Box 19 Folder 3 Veterans Administration, 1945-1960


Box 19 Folder 4 W, 1955-1970


Box 19 Folder 5 to 6 Western Trip, 1959, (2 Folders)


[World War I]


Box 19 Folder 7 to 9 Army, 1917-1919, (3 Folders)



Box 20 Folder 1 to 5 Army, 1917-1919, (5 Folders)


Box 20 Folder 6 to 7 Personal Data, 1916-1936, (2 Folders)


[World War II]


Box 20 Folder 8 Air Corps Requirements Affecting Items to Be Produced by the Chemical Warfare Service,, 1942



Box 21 Folder 1 to 5 Army, 1944-1948, (5 Folders)


Box 21 Folder 6 Army--Citation--Legion of Merit, 1945


Box 21 Folder 7 Army--Data for Passport, 1919-1947


Box 21 Folder 8 to 9 Army--[Travel], 1944-1945, (2 Folders)


Box 21 Folder 10 Army--Washington, 1940s



Box 51 Folder 1 Maps, 1940s



Box 22 Folder 1 Report of Trip to India and Southwest Pacific Area, 1944


Box 22 Folder 2 Toxic Gas Production in Industry, 1942


Box 22 Folder 3 to 4 US War Department, 1942, (2 Folders)


Box 22 Folder 5 XYZ, 1948-1973


Box 22 Folder 6 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), 1911-1921