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John B. Oakes papers, 1912-2005

Series III: Arranged Subject Files

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Subseries III.1: New York Times General Files



Box 44 Accounting


Box 44 Advertising Policy/Correspondence


Box 44 Affirmative Action Program


Box 44 Alfred Knopf Book Project on "Best NYT Editorials"


Box 44 Annual Reports


Box 44 Art Department


Box 44 Articles and Letters re: JBO Move to Senior Editor


Box 44 Asahi Shinbun (Japan): Editorial Collaboration


Box 44 Board of Directors Reports


Box 44 Book Review


Box 44 Booz, Allen, and Hamilton Office Services Project


Box 44 Charitable Contributions



Box 45 Carnegie Corporation Travel Grant


Box 45 Composing Room Correspondence


Box 45 Congressional Correspondence 1


Box 45 Congressional Correspondence 2



Box 46 Congressional Correspondence 3


Box 46 Editorial Department: Discussions of Editorial Page


Box 46 Editorial Position on Everglades Tourism (1965 Controversy with Miami Herald)


Box 46 Editorial Position on the New York Stock Exchange


Box 46 Editorial Position on Press Monopoly


Box 46 Editorial Reference Library


Box 46 Education News Department: Search for Editor, 1958


Box 46 Electronic Editing Program


Box 46 Financial New York Times, 1972-1978


Box 46 Financial New York Times, 1986, 1989-91


Box 46 Financial New York Times Expenses, 1958-1968 (2)



Box 47 Foreign News Desk: Correspondence/ Story Suggestions by JBO


Box 47 Governor's Conferences, 1954, 1956, 1958


Box 47 Indianapolis Star: Controversy re: printed NYT editorial, 1968


Box 47 International Edition: Memos re: Editorial/Letters Policy



Box 115 Folder 1 Interview Summary of John B. Oakes by Susan W. Dryfoos, 6/5/1984



Box 47 John Paul Vann: Letters from Vietnam


Box 47 JBO Defense of NYT on Vietnam

[See also Hansen Baldwin Corresp.]


Box 47 JBO v. Edward Costikyan re: New York Magazine Article "Who Runs the City", 1968


Box 47 JBO v. Edward Klein Re: Manhattan, Inc. article on GWOO


Box 47 JBO v. Encounter Magazine re: Henry Faille article Press, 1966


Box 47 JBO Awards and Honors


Box 47 Legal Department: Julius Ochs Adler Trusts


Box 47 Letters Department: Also see Kalman Seigel, International Edition (2)


Box 47 Letters of Complaint (JBO Responses)



Box 48 McCarthy/McCarthyism: Grace Roosevelt-Iphigene Sulzberger-Pegler


Box 48 Correspondence


Box 48 McCarthy/McCarthyism: JBO Articles and Responses


Box 48 McCarthy/McCarthyism: JBO and NYT Editorial Position


Box 48 Management Reports: Publisher's Confidential Reports


Box 48 Metropolitan News Desk: Correspondence (w/A. Gelb), Story Suggestions by JBO


Box 48 National Conference of Editorial Writers, 1955

[Notable for A.H.]


Box 48 Sulzberger comment on NYT position re: race relations


Box 48 National News Desk (story suggestions by JBO)


Box 48 New Contract (1970) and Public Reaction to Times Settlement


Box 48 News Bureaus: Correspondence with Timesmen/women


Box 48 News Dept. Memos re: Policy/Story suggestions by JBO


Box 48 Newspaper Guild


Box 48 New York Times News Service


Box 48 New York Times Vietnam Editorials



Box 49 Op-Ed Advertising Policy


Box 49 Op-Ed Art Exhibition in France, 1973-1974


Box 49 Op-Ed Memos re: Creation of Op-Ed page, 1966-1970


Box 49 Op-Ed Memos re: Proposed Disclaimer for Opinions on Page


Box 49 Op-Ed Memos re: Functioning of Op-Ed page, 1970 (4)



Box 50 Permissions Department


Box 50 Poetry Department


Box 50 Promotion/Public Relations Department


Box 50 Pulitzer Prize Entries, 1961-1976


Box 50 Quadrangle (NYT Book Company)


Box 50 Readership Surveys


Box 50 Reports on Washington Trips: Interviews with Government Officials, 1950-1960


Box 50 Science Department


Box 50 Serbelloni Conference, Italy, 7/25-29, 1965


Box 50 Society Department (Wedding Announcements)


Box 50 Sports Department


Box 50 Style Department (Memos Largely to/from Lewis Jordan)


Box 50 Task Force Editorial Page, 1972



Box 51 Task Force : Final Report "How to Improve the Times", 1972


Box 51 Task Force : Letters to the Editor (Editorial Page), 1972


Box 51 Task Force : News of the Week in Review, 1972


Box 51 Task Force : NYT Magazine, 1972


Box 51 Task Force : Op-Ed Page (Editorial Page), 1972


Box 51 Third Informal US-USSR Conference, Andover MA, 10/21-27, 1962


Box 51 Topics Column (includes unsolicited submissions)


Box 51 White House Fellows


Box 51 Woodrow Wilson Award Congratulatory letters and answers


Box 51 WQXR-FM


Subseries III.2: Biographical Material: Education



Box 52 Childhood/Youth/Collegiate/Lawrenceville


Box 52 Report Books, Collegiate School


Box 52 Summer Camp


Box 52 Princeton



Box 53 Princeton/Oxford


Box 53 Princeton/Oxford


Box 53 Oxford


Box 53 Syracuse University Course


Subseries III.3: Biographical Material: Military Service



Box 54 Army, 1951


Box 54 Army Records, 1948-1969


Box 54 Army JBO:, 1941-1950


Box 54 Army/Military/OSS Service (WWII)


Box 54 Army Service—Decorations



Box 55 CIA File


Subseries III.4: Biographical Material: Documents, Diaries, Datebooks, and Notebooks


Diaries and Address/Appointment Books:



Box 114 Diaries, 1930 and 1959


Box 114 Address and appointment books (28), 1967-a1997



Box 56 Passport


Box 56 Driver's License


Box 56 Address Book


Box 56 Notebook


Subseries III.5: Biographical Material: Photographs and ID Cards



Box 57 Unsorted Photographs



Box 115 Folder 6 Photograph taken at the conference center, Villa Sebelloni, in Bellagio, Italy, July 1966

On the extreme left is John B. Oakes, second from the right is Jack Fischer, former editor of Harper's Magazine. At the extreme right is James Perkins, former President of Cornell University.



Box 114 Folder 1 Two ID Cards: United Nations (15th Session) and Service de la Presse et de la Radio Entrangèrs, 1959


Subseries III.6: Clubs, Awards, Honors, Etc.



Box 58 Awards and Honors: Polk Award, Columbia-Catherwood Award


Box 58 AAAs Committee on Environmental Alternatives



Box 115 The Adirondack Park in the Twentieth Century: Technical Reports. Volumes One and Two [paperback], 1990.



Box 58 Adirondack Council/Commission on the Adirondacks



Box 115 Folder 4 & 5 Adirondack Council/Commission on the Adirondacks: An Act (accompanied by a t.l.s. from Mario M. Cuomo to Jan B. Oakes, 11 October 1991)



Box 58 America the Beautiful


Box 58 American Civil Liberties Union


Box 58 American Newspaper Publishers Association


Box 58 American Philosophical Society


Box 58 American Press Institute


Box 58 American Society of Newspaper Editors


Box 58 American Wilderness Alliance



Box 59 America's Watch/ Helsinki Watch


Box 59 Aspen Seminar, 8/29-9/3/70


Box 59 Axe-Houghton Foundation


Box 59 Beamish, Richard


Box 59 Brearly School


Box 59 Center for Communication: Population Resource Center


Box 59 Century Club


Box 59 Channel Thirteen


Box 59 Chatham College Board of Trustees


Box 59 Coast Alliance



Box 60 Collegiate School


Box 60 Columbia University


Box 60 Columbia University Oral History, 2 folders


Box 60 Committee to Protect Journalists


Box 60 Conservation Foundation


Box 60 Conservation Law Foundation of New England


Box 60 Cosmos Club


Box 60 Council on Foreign Relations


Box 60 Council on Learning Advisory Board


Box 60 Defenders of Wildlife


Box 60 Editor in Residence


Box 60 Environmental Bond Act Committee


Box 60 Environmental Project in Central America


Box 60 Fellowship in Israel for Arab-Jewish Youth, Inc.



Box 61 Fisk University


Box 61 Forum Institute Prevention-Nuclear War, 1983


Box 61 French-American Foundation


Box 61 Friends of the Earth


Box 61 Garden Club of America


Box 61 Global 2000


Box 61 Harper's Ferry Meeting, 1/8/80


Box 61 Heckinger Institute


Box 61 Institute for Policy Studies US/USSR Conference


Box 61 League of Conservation Voters


Box 61 MacArthur Foundation Global Issues


Box 61 Moniter-NYT Foundation


Box 61 National Audubon Society


Box 61 National Environmental Leadership Council



Box 62 National News Council (Twentieth Century Fund)


Box 62 National Parks and Conservation Assoc./ National Parks Service


Box 62 National Science Foundation


Box 62 NYC Police Foundation, Inc. Board of Trustees



Box 63 National Public Lands Advisory Council (Bureau of Land Management, US Dept. of the Interior)


Box 63 Nature Conservancy


Box 63 NYC Audubon Society


Box 63 New York City Urban Fellowship


Box 63 New York Foundation



Box 64 New York Society


Box 64 NYS Conservation Council, Inc.


Box 64 New York State Environmental 2000 Program


Box 64 NYU Council


Box 64 Neiman Foundation


Box 64 Phi Beta Kappa Association


Box 64 Princeton University Advisory Council/Hillel/Whig-Clio


Box 64 Princeton University Advisory Council


Box 64 Princeton University Alumni Weekly, 1952


Box 64 Princeton University CAP Right Wing Alumni Publication and Rebuttal


Box 64 Princeton University Sheldon Fund, 1948-49


Box 64 The Queen's College College Building Expansion


Box 64 Rhodes American Oxonian


Box 64 Rhodes Association of American Rhodes Scholars



Box 65 Rhodes Class Letter (JBO Class Secretary)


Box 65 Rhodes Reunions in UK et al. Rhodes Class Reunions


Box 65 Rhodes Scholarship Trust


Box 65 Roundtable


Box 65 Save-the-Redwoods League


Box 65 Sierra Club



Box 66 Sigma Delta Chi


Box 66 State Charities Aid Assoc. Board of Managers Member, 1937-1957


Box 66 Temple Emanu-El


Box 66 United Nations Association of the USA (Environmental Group)


Box 66 University of Hartford


Box 66 Trilateral Commission


Box 66 Vineyard Conservation Society


Box 66 Warburg Museum 5th Ave. Preservation


Box 66 Wilderness Society


Box 66 Woodrow Wilson Foundation


Box 66 Woodrow Wilson Foundation and Papers


Box 66 Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars


Box 66 World Resources Institute


Subseries III.7: Family Papers



Box 67 George W. Oakes


Box 67 George W. Oakes Estate Etc.


Box 67 George W. Oakes Memorial Plaque at Whig Hall, Princeton U.


Box 67 Oakes, G.W. Bequests—Princeton


Box 67 Oakes Memorial F.S.S.C


Box 67 Oakes Memorial—Queen's College


Box 67 Oakes, George W. Memorial Pamphlet


Box 67 GWOO/ASO/ CHK Curtis Public Ledger


Box 67 GWOO/NBO Knoxville and Chattanooga


Box 67 George Washington Ochs-Oakes Mayor of Chattanooga/Current History


Box 67 George Washington Ochs-Oakes Negotiations to buy Public Ledger


Box 67 George Washington Ochs-Oakes Speeches/Correspondence



Box 68 Current History Magazine, Dec. 1931


Box 68 George W. Ochs-Oakes


Box 68 George W. Ochs-Oakes Unsorted Correspondence


Box 68 George W. Ochs-Oakes Clippings


Box 68 George W. Oches-Oakes Paris and Philadelphia pre-Ledger


Box 68 George W. Ochs-Oakes Public Ledger and ASO


Box 68 George W. Ochs-Oakes On Zionism


Box 68 Ochs-Oakes George W. Papers


Subseries III.8: Family Papers: Ochs/Talimer Papers



Box 69 Adler, General Julius Ochs


Box 69 Ochs Family


Box 69 Ochs, Adolph


Box 69 Ochs, Martin and A. Shelby (Tenn.)


Box 69 Talimer Estate (2)


Box 69 Family letters/papers