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Wallace Stanley Sayre papers, 1924-1973

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Call No.: MS#1114
Bib ID 4079302 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Sayre, Wallace Stanley, 1905-1972
Title Wallace Stanley Sayre papers, 1924-1973
Physical Description 76 boxes (76 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Cataloged and arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, notes, and writings of Sayre, including materials pertaining to his work for various organizations, public and private, concerned with problems in public administration. There is also a subject file containing notes and other materials gathered by Sayre for use in publications and lectures. The correspondence is extensive, and consists of routine business correspondence, occasional letters (uncataloged) from such persons as William Ronan and other city and university officials, and files of correspondence with members of the family of Senator Robert M. La Follette. Catalogued correspondents include Chester Bowles, Dumas Malone, Bennett Cerf, and Fiorello La Guardia.

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This collection has no restrictions.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Wallace Stanley Sayre papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Sayre, Mrs. Wallace. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1973. Accession number--M-73.

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Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Subject Headings

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Subject

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Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
La Follette, Robert M (Robert Marion), 1855-1925 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
La Guardia, Fiorello H (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public administration -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ronan, William J. (William John), 1912-2014 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Eaton Professor of Public Administration at Columbia University.

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Correspondence, 1933-1973



Box 1 Catalogued correspondence


Box 1 Alphabetical file, A-K, 1938-1948



Box 2 Alphabetical file, L-Z, 1938-1948



Box 3 Undated and 1933-March 1939, 1933-1939



Box 4 April 1939 - September 1940, 1939-1940



Box 5 October 1940 - 1941, 1940-1941



Box 6 1942 - 1953, 1942-1953



Box 7 1954, 1954



Box 8 1955 (includes Lennen & Newell, Inc.), 1955



Box 8A 1955 (includes Lennen & Newell, Inc.), 1955



Box 9 January 1956 - March 1957, 1956-1957



Box 10 April 1957 - 1958, 1957-1958



Box 11 1959 - 1970, A-C, 1959-1970



Box 12 1959 - 1970, C-F, 1959-1970



Box 13 1959 - 1970, G-J, 1959-1970



Box 14 1959 - 1970, K-M, 1959-1970



Box 15 1959 - 1970, N-S, 1959-1970



Box 16 1959 - 1970, S-Z, 1959-1970



Box 17 1971 - 1973, 1971-1973

Subject Files



Box 18 Accounting process Agriculture, 1970


Box 18 Architecture and Urban Planning, 1980


Box 18 Budget process, 1990


Box 18 Central city


Box 18 City College


Box 18 Clark Bill, 1958


Box 18 Council Investigation


Box 18 Electoral problems



Box 19 Elements of contemporary organization theory


Box 19 FDR Jr. Governorship 1954


Box 19 Generalists and Specialists


Box 19 Governors and mayors


Box 19 Growth of organization theory


Box 19 Hiatus Folder


Box 19 Home Rule Charter


Box 19 Hoover Commission, 1948


Box 19 Jablonower Case


Box 19 Kennedy as President Elect


Box 19 La Follette



Box 20 La Follette


Box 20 Marshall Trip, 1954


Box 20 Mayor


Box 20 Mayoralty issues, 1969


Box 20 Metropolitan Administration - 6 folders


Box 20 Metropolitan solution


Box 20 Nassau County Charter Revision Commission


Box 20 NYC Mayoralty, 1961


Box 20 NYC government and politics


Box 20 New York Metropolitan Area



Box 21 Notes


Box 21 Organization and management


Box 21 Organization and policy


Box 21 Patterns of organization


Box 21 Personnel process


Box 21 Planning process


Box 21 Political neurtrality


Box 21 Political parties


Box 21 Post Office


Box 21 Presidential polls, 1956, 1960


Box 21 Public Administration Review editorial board, 1950-1951


Box 21 Public Administration Review editorial board, 1952



Box 22 Public service training (General)


Box 22 Public service training (NYU)


Box 22 Rand McNally


Box 22 Reports and papers - miscellaneous


Box 22 Round Table


Box 22 Sayre biographical information


Box 22 Satellite cities


Box 22 Specialized metropolitan agencies


Box 22 Teaching of public administration


Box 22 Training - general


Box 22 U.S. Forest Service

Organization Files



Box 23 Advisory Council & Institute of Urban Planning, 1966


Box 23 American Politics Group


Box 23 American-Yugoslav Seminar


Box 23 American Political Science Association



Box 24 APSA


Box 24 API Recruitment


Box 24 American Society for Public Administration


Box 24 Bancroft Fund


Box 24 Brookings Institute



Box 25 Bureau of Employment Security


Box 25 Bureau of Training


Box 25 Central Educational Agency Study Group


Box 25 Chamberlain Group, 1963


Box 25 City Manager Committee


Box 25 Civil Service Reform Association


Box 25 College-Federal Agencies Councils, 1956-1957


Box 25 Columbia University



Box 26 Committee for Economic Development



Box 27 Committee for Economic Development


Box 27 Committee on Foreign Affairs


Box 27 Committee on Model State Civil Service Law


Box 27 Comparative Administrative Group - 2 folders


Box 27 Ford Foundation


Box 27 Ford Foundation Studies



Box 28 Ford Foundation Studies


Box 28 Illinois


Box 28 Improving Executive Talent


Box 28 Journal Fund - Silver Pen Awards


Box 28 Home Rule, 1954


Box 28 Legislative Drafting Fund


Box 28 Legislative Service


Box 28 Maxwell School


Box 28 Mayor's Advisory Council



Box 29 Mayor's Advisory Council


Box 29 Mayor's Committee on Professional, Technical and Managerial Manpower Metropolitan Region Study


Box 29 Manpower Metropolitan Region Study



Box 30 Metropolitan Region Study Program


Box 30 Miscellaneous organizational material


Box 30 Municipal Manpower Commission


Box 30 Nassau County

SEE ALSO Boxes 73, 74


Box 30 National academy of Public Administration


Box 30 National Civil Service League



Box 31 National Municipal League


Box 31 National Planning Association


Box 31 Need for a New Commission to Inquire into the Problems of Public Service Personnel


Box 31 New York State Constitutional Convention


Box 31 New York State Democratic Convention


Box 31 New York State Legislative Internship Program


Box 31 New York State PSA


Box 31 Office of Price Administration


Box 31 Oral History Committee



Box 32 Penn/NJ/Del. Metropolitan Projects, Inc.


Box 32 Philadelphia Personnel Project


Box 32 Police Advisory Committee


Box 32 Princeton Conference on Personnel Policy


Box 32 Princeton Conference on "The Political Executive in the National Government"


Box 32 Princeton-Politics-Departmental Advisory Council


Box 32 Public Administration Clearing House



Box 33 Public Personnel Group


Box 33 Public Service Personnel, Proposed Conmission


Box 33 Regional Planning Association



Box 34 Regional Planning Association


Box 34 Rockefeller Awards



Box 35 Rockefeller Awards


Box 35 SIA-Goodrich Committee


Box 35 Social Science Research Council


Box 35 Social Science of Science



Box 36 Social Science of Science


Box 36 Gino Speranza Lecture Committee


Box 36 State Commission on Governmental Operations of the City of NY (Nelson Commission.)


Box 36 Teachers College Policy Advisory Board


Box 36 Training for Overseas Specialized Mission



Box 37 UN Secretariat - Study for Carnegie Endowment


Box 37 Training for Overseas Specialized Mission


Box 37 University Seminars


Box 37 Wayne University Advisory Panel


Box 37 White House Task Force



Box 38 Committee on Public Administration Cases, 1947-1951



Box 39 Inter-University Case Program, 1951-1965



Box 40 Conference on the Public Service

Projects for United States Government Agencies



Box 41 Ann Arbor Conference on Atomic Energy Policy, 1952


Box 41 AEC, 1946-1953



Box 42 Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of Government


Box 42 Committee on the Reorganization of the Federal Government


Box 42 Foreign Affairs - Personnel - Agencies


Box 42 Marshall Plan, 1947-1948


Box 42 National Security Resources Board, 1942


Box 42 Organization of the State Department, 1948


Box 42 State Department Secretary's Commission of Personnel, 1950


Box 42 Economic Stabilization Agency, 1951


Box 42 State Department Contracts


Box 42 TVA Personnel, 1952



Box 43 Atomic Energy


Box 43 Commission on American Government Personnel, 1953


Box 43 Notes and correspondence on Commission of Inquiry of Public Service Personnel, 1952


Box 43 Foreign Service Personnel, 1948-1949

Academic Materials



Box 44 Course Materials



Box 45 Course Materials



Box 46 Course Materials



Box 47 Graduate Student Files

Governing New York City



Box 48 Governing New York City Materials A-F



Box 49 Governing New York City Materials G-N



Box 50 Governing New York City Materials O-Z

Miscellaneous



Box 51 Papers and Printed Materials



Box 52 Papers and Printed Materials



Box 53 Papers and Printed Materials



Box 54 Papers and Printed Materials

1976 Addition



Box 55 Article and lecture files, 1938-1969



Box 56 Article and lecture files, 1938-1969



Box 57 Article and lecture files, 1938-1969

1980 Addition



Box 58 Correspondence, A-He, 1958-1961



Box 59 Correspondence, Hi-O, 1958-1961



Box 60 Correspondence, P-Z, 1958-1961


Box 60 Correspondence, European, 1961



Box 61 Correspondence, European, 1962


Box 61 Albuquerque Management Conference, 1953


Box 61 American Assembly, Sixth, 1954


Box 61 American Assembly - An Effective Congress Federal Government Service


Box 61 American Political Science Association (APSA), 1945-1947


Box 61 American Political Science Association (APSA) Roundtables, 1946-1947


Box 61 American Political Science Association (APSA) Roundtables, 1949-1952



Box 62 American Political Science Association (APSA), 1953-1964


Box 62 American Political Science Review


Box 62 American Society of Public Administration



Box 63 Bailey, S.K - Federal Reorganization


Box 63 California, University of


Box 63 Columbia University - general


Box 63 Columbia University Metropolitan Program


Box 63 Columbia University Political Science Department


Box 63 Columbia University Press


Box 63 Cosmos Club


Box 63 Sayre, Wallace S., Articles and Reviews by


Box 63 Sayre, Wallace S., Biographical Material


Box 63 Stanford Manpower Institute



Box 64 Articles and inscribed reprints by others, G-Hu

A-F not received



Box 65 Articles and inscribed reprints by others, Hy-Ll



Box 66 Articles and inscribed reprints by others, Lo-Neustadt



Box 67 Articles and inscribed reprints by others, Neustadt-Sc



Box 68 Articles and inscribed reprints by others, Sc-Wh



Box 69 Articles and inscribed reprints by others, Wi-Z


Box 69 Miscellaneous Articles



Box 70 Miscellaneous Articles



Box 71 Miscellaneous Articles


Box 71 Miscellaneous reprints

1982 Addition



Box 72 Papers by students and others



Box 73 Nassau County Government - Reports, documents, etc.



Box 74 Nassau County Government - Reports, documents, etc.



Box 75 Politics - miscellaneous