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John B. Oakes papers, 1912-2005

Series V: Speeches and Memorials

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Series V.1: Subjects



Box 97 Adirondack Council


Box 97 Collegiate


Box 97 New York City


Box 97 The Press


Box 97 Princeton Graduation and Valedictory, 1934


Box 97 Speeches 1


Series V.2: Chronological



Box 98 1949-1969


Box 98 Kent School, 1949


Box 98 Teachers' In-Service Course—Speech on Community, March 1953


Box 98 Teachers' In-Service Course—Speech on Communism WDR-TV Prog. "America Speaks", 10/31/53


Box 98 Issues and Politics Speech Phi Beta Kappa Society, 1954


Box 98 NY Womens Adv't Club Speech on the Printed Word, Feb. 1954


Box 98 Teachers' In-Service Course in Reinforcing Amer. Freedom, April 1955


Box 98 Connecticut College Speech on Women, June 1955


Box 98 Chattanooga University, 10/20/1955


Box 98 "Should the State Dept. Allow Reporters to Go to Red China?", Recorded March 1957


Box 98 WQXR Youth Forum, 1958


Box 98 Mount Holyoke College Conference "The Right of the People to Know", May 1958


Box 98 The Open Mind "The Individual and U.S. Foreign Policy, 11/16/58


Box 98 University of Hartford Speech Commencement, June 1960


Box 98 WBAI-FM "The Jet-Propelled Bulldozer Speech, July 1960


Box 98 The New Role of Neutralism Speech Cos Club, Nov. 1960


Box 98 University of Hartford: Intro of Harve Alphand, "France and World Affairs", 11/29/60


Box 98 Columbia-Catherwood Speeches on Franco-American Relations, 1/10/61 3/61


Box 98 Marquette University Speeches, March 1962


Box 98 Collegiate School Speeches, 1963


Box 98 Princeton University—Speech, February 1963


Box 98 Bryn Mawr Speeches, February 1963


Box 98 Montana State University—Speech, May 1963


Box 98 Oxford School (Hartford) Speech, 1963


Box 98 Pomona College-Speech Commencement, June 1963


Box 98 Dartmouth College: Speech, March 1964


Box 98 Stanford Forum on World Affairs Speech, April 1967


Box 98 Rhodes Scholar Reunion—Speech, June 1965


Box 98 University of California Speeches-Press-Enterprise, 5/8/1967


Box 98 Meet the Press—JBO, August 25 1968


Box 98 Lindbergh Introduction


Box 98 Jefferson Award—Speech, February 1968


Box 98 Nassau Club Speech Princeton NJ, May 1968


Box 98 Garden Club of America Award Speech, April 1969


Box 98 Chatham College—Speeches Commencement, May 1969


Box 98 Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs



Box 99 1970-1978


Box 99 American Society of Newspaper Editors A.S.N.E, May 1970


Box 99 American Newspaper Publisher Association, April 22, 1970


Box 99 Princeton University Speech, June 1970


Box 99 The Bryant Library Lectures: An Editor's Perspective, Roslyn, Long Island, 5/11/71


Box 99 Speech—Century Assn., 6/3/71


Box 99 Meet the Press, 1/9/72


Box 99 Dedication Speech at Portland State University, Nov 30, 1972

[NB: Includes material re: contretemps with The Oregonian]


Box 99 Architectural League of NY, 12/73


Box 99 Introduction of Katherine Graham at Cosmopolitan Cub, 12/12/73


Box 99 Speech at Univ. of Oregon Credibility of the Press, 2/14/75


Box 99 Speech at Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, 2/23/75


Box 99 Speech—Princetonian Banquet, 4/75


Box 99 Speech for Union of American Hebrew Congregations


Box 99 Speech for 10th Anniversary of White House Fellows, May 30, 1975


Box 99 GWO Memorial, Whig Hall Princeton, 9/27/75


Box 99 Temple Emanu-El Speech, 11/75

[The USA 200 Years Later]


Box 99 Speech—Hebrew Union College, 2/76


Box 99 The Responsibilities of the Press


Box 99 Tribute to Iphigene Ochs (Mrs. A.H.) Sulzberger


Box 99 The Parks Council, 6/76


Box 99 NRDC Award to Barbara Ward presented by JBO, 10/20/76


Box 99 Audubon Medal Award Speech, 1976


Box 99 Notes Introducing Lindsay at National Council of Editorial Writers


Box 99 Editorial Writers


Box 99 Deadline Club Award


Box 99 NRDC Award Luncheon, Harvard Club, Oct. 18 1977


Box 99 JBO Speech at Cosmopolitan Club, 10/26/77


Box 99 Speech Ode to MacIntyre, 1/28/78


Box 99 Syracuse Press Club, February 5, 1978


Box 99 Salzburg Seminar on Mass Media, March 5-23 1978



Box 100 "Soft Energy Paths" CFR Meeting in Honor of Amory Lovins, 3/5/79


Box 100 JBO Collegiate Speech, 6/6/1979


Box 100 Press Freedom vs. Press Responsibility, Princeton U., 6/8/79


Box 100 Meet the Press, July 8, 1979


Box 100 American Press Institute Speech Material, 1-8-80


Box 100 Binghamton-Harpur Forum, The FDN of the State University of New York


Box 100 Center for Communication. Population Resource Center, 11/18/80


Box 100 Princeton Speech, May 6, 1981


Box 100 Transcript/Acknowledgments: "Firing Line,", Harvard U., 1/7/82


Box 100 Silurians Players Club, NY, 1/18/82


Box 100 Speech C.A.N. Consumer Action Now, May 25, 1982


Box 100 Speech, Bryn Mawr, 4/13-14/83


Box 100 Florida Southern College Speech, 11/9/83


Box 100 Yale University (Liberal Party), 12/5/83


Box 100 Power and Politics M.V., 7/26/1984


Box 100 Tribute to Jean Picker (Mrs. Harvey Picker)


Box 100 Speech CUNY: Lawlessness in Central America, 3/6/85


Box 100 Speech: Lawlessness in Central America: CUNY: Ralph Bunche Inst., 3/6/85


Box 100 Speech—Funders Conference Re: Central America Samuel Rubin Foundation, 3/14/85


Box 100 Speech U.S. Policy in Latin America in Funders Conference, New York, 3/14/85


Box 100 Speech, Gannet Center for Media Studies


Box 100 Graham Hovey, University of Michigan, May 10, 1986


Box 100 N.Y. Parks and Coms Assn. Dinner, 6/12/91


Box 100 Lawrenceville Medal, 10/94


Box 100 Temple Emanu-El, 11/94


Box 100 Aronson, 4/19/96


Box 100 Bendiener—Oral History


Box 100 Speech Notes



Box 101 Cary, William L., 2/10/83 and 11/4/83


Box 101 Fischer, John, 9/21/78


Box 101 Hough Memorial, Aug. 1985


Box 101 Lang, Daniel, November 20, 1981


Box 101 Lash, Joseph P., 10/5/87


Box 101 McKeever, Porter, 4/21/92 11/7/65


Box 101 Merz, Charles, 1/9/78


Box 101 Nathan, Adele Gutman, 7/31/86


Box 101 Raskin, Abraham


Box 101 Reston APS Memorial, 1998


Box 101 Salisbury APS Memorial


Box 101 Sellon, Perry


Box 101 Shannon, William V.


Box 101 Silk


Box 101 Werner, Walter, 12/14/86 and 1/20/87


Subseries V.3: Memorials and Obituaries


Box 101 Temple Emanu-el Memorial Service for John B. Oakes, New York City, 9 April 2001, 2 page photocopy


Box 101 Temple Emanu-el Memorial Service for John B. Oakes: Tributes by John H. Adams; Herbert Mitgang; Andra N. Oakes; Alison H. Oakes & Cynthia J. Oakes; John G.H. Oakes, New York City, 9 April 2001, 14 page volume


Box 101 Obituaries from: The Boston Globe; Chicago Tribune; The Collegiate Review; The New York Times; Time; U.S. News & World Report; Vineyard Gazette; The Washington Post, 2001


Box 101 Memorials from: American Oxonian; American Philosophical Society; The Collegiate Review; Lawrentian, 2001