Albert Kahn Associates records: 1825-2014 (bulk 1900-1945)
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Congressional Files 1948-1966 [series]

The bulk of the Meader papers consists of the thirty-three linear feet of materials in the Congressional Files, 1948-1966 series which document his seven terms in the House of Representatives. Subseries are primarily arranged alphabetically by type of material with the exception of the last subseries, Campaign Materials. Materials in these subseries are arranged chronologically by congressional session, then by full committee or subcommittee, finally alphabetically.

 
Annual Files 1954-1964

The Annual Files subseries comprises fourteen linear feet of correspondence, memoranda, and reports arranged alphabetically by topic, issue, or department within each year. Recurring headings include immigration, the Republican Party, the State Department, Treasury, University of Michigan, and Veterans' Administration.

Box   4  
1954

(A-T)

Box   5  
1954

(U-Z)

Box   5  
1955

(A-Q)

Box   6  
1955

(R-Z)

Box   6  
1956

(A-L)

Box   7  
1956

(M-Z)

Box   7  
1957

(A-D)

Box   8  
1957

(E-Z)

Box   9  
1958

(A-S)

Box   10  
1958

(T-Z)

Box   10  
1959

(A-Q)

Box   11  
1959

(R-Z)

Box   43  
1959

(A-Z, outgoing)

Box   11  
1960

(A-H)

Box   12  
1960

(I-Z)

Box   12  
1961

(A-H)

Box   13  
1961

(I-Z)

Box   44  
1961
Box   45  
1961-1962
Box   13  
1962

(A-C)

Box   14  
1962

(D-Z)

Box   15  
1963

(A-L)

Box   16  
1963

(M-Z)

Box   16  
1964

(A-F)

Box   17  
1964

(G-Z)

 
Government Operations Committee 1951-1964
Box   18  
1951-1956
Box   19  
1957-1960
Box   20  
1961-1964
 
Judiciary Committee 1959-1964
Box   21  
1959-1960
Box   22  
1961-1962
Box   23  
1963-1964
 
Meader Bills and Projects 1951-1966

By far the most substantive material in the Congressional Files is found in the Meader Bills and Projects subseries. The eight linear feet of material in this subseries is alphabetically arranged by topic, bill, or project. Meader's efforts to insure clean and responsible government are manifest in the Congressional investigation folders and the televised committee hearings materials. District-specific materials can be found in the Great Lakes flood control folders and the material on Monroe.

Box   24  
Meader Bills Introduced 1951-1964 (8 folders)
 
Audiotapes 1960-1964
Box   24  
Harry Hoke, Jr., inventor, discusses alleged patent infringement

(tape no. 1)

(reel-to-reel tape; 3.75 ips)
Box   24  
Meader addresses Washtenaw Republicans August 10, 1960

(tape no. 2)

(reel-to-reel tape; 7.5 ips)
Box   24  
Meader introduction of Richard Nixon in Monroe, Michigan October 27, 1960

(tape no. 3)

(reel-to-reel tape; 3.75 ips)
Box   24  
Meader discusses foreign aid to Cambodia March 15, 1962

(tape no. 4)

(reel-to-reel tape; 7.5 ips)
Box   24  
Meader criticizes tax law April 6, 1962

(tape no. 5)

(reel-to-reel tape; 7.5 ips)
Box   24  
Meader on defense appropriations bill to WWJ's "Capitol Report" April 20, 1962

(tape no. 6)

(reel-to-reel tape; 7.5 ips)
Box   24  
Meader on defense appropriations bill April 27, 1962

(tape no. 7)

(reel-to-reel tape; 7.5 ips)
Box   24  
Meader resolution on telecasting of House committee hearings January 14, 1963

(tape no. 8)

(reel-to-reel tape; 7.5 ips)
Box   24  
Meader discusses vote against Civil Rights Bill April 30, 1964

(tape no. 9)

(reel-to-reel tape; 7.5 ips)
Box   24  
Bonner Military Supply Investigation 1951 (22 folders)
Box   25  
Bridgeport Brass Co. 1959-1961 (2 folders)
Box   25  
Brownson Committee Trip/Investigation 1953-1954 (17 folders)
Box   26  
Civil Rights 1961-1964 (18 folders)
Box   26  
Congressional Committee Staffing 1952-1961
Box   26  
Congressional Investigation Function 1953-1961
Box   26  
Dundee Cement Co. 1958-1960 (3 folders)
Box   26  
Excise Tax 1953-1956 (3 folders)
Box   26  
Executive Privilege 1959-1962 (2 folders)
Box   26  
Executive Reorganization Act 1957-1958 (2 folders)
Box   27  
Gerity Magnesium/United States Air Force 1956-1957 (5 folders)
Box   27  
Government Research Commission 1961-1964 (2 folders)
Box   27  
Great Lakes Flood Control 1951-1964 (12 folders)
 
Investigations 1951-1952
Box   27  
Government Corruption
Box   27  
Justice Department
Box   27  
Mutual Security
Box   27  
Post Office Department
Box   27  
State Department
Box   28  
Joint Committee on Organization of Congress 1966
Box   28  
Liu Immigration Case 1952-1954 (2 folders)
Box   28  
Monroe Atomic Plant 1956-1962 (4 folders)
Box   28  
Monroe Land Patent 1953-1959
Box   28  
Monroe Port Bill 1951-1964 (5 folders)
Box   28  
National Family Day 1956-1959 (2 folders)
Box   28  
Newspapers and Antitrust Laws 1951-1960 (5 folders)
Box   29  
Overseas Investment 1951-1964 (8 folders)
Box   29  
Payment in Lieu of Taxes 1953-1964 (6 folders)
Box   29  
State Tax Use 1957-1960 (3 folders)
Box   30  
Televised Committee Hearings 1951-1964 (7 folders)
 
Trips
Box   30  
1953-1955 (13 folders)
Box   31  
1956-1964 (9 folders)
Box   31  
Unemployment and IMC Copper 1951-1952
Box   31  
University of Michigan Towing 1961-1962
Box   31  
Willow Run Airport 1955-1964 (8 folders)
Box   31  
Miscellaneous 1951-1964 (8 folders)
 
Topical Files 1951-1964

The Topical Files subseries consists of one linear foot of miscellaneous office files arranged alphabetically. The folders on Republican voting trends for Michigan, 1941-1960 are of special interest.

Box   32  
Newsletters 1951-1964 (14 folders)
Box   32  
Press Releases 1951-1964 (14 folders)
Box   32  
Radio/Television 1951-1964 (14 folders)
Box   32  
Republican Voting Trends 1960 (3 folders)
 
Campaign Files 1948-1966

The Campaign Files subseries consists of four linear feet of correspondence and memos, financial files, reports and background, and sundry campaign literature. These materials are arranged chronologically, within each campaign year, they are alphabetically arranged.

Box   33  
1948 (7 folders)

(A-Z)

Box   33  
1950 (17 folders)

(A-Z)

Box   33  
1952 (5 folders)

(A-Z)

Box   33  
1954 (3 folders)

(A-Z)

Box   34  
1956 (5 folders)

(A-Z)

Box   34  
1958 (8 folders)

(A-Z)

Box   34  
1960 (22 folders)

(A-Z)

 
1962
Box   35  
District Office (A-Z) (13 folders)
Box   35  
Washington Office (A-Z) (13 folders)
 
1964
Box   35  
Primary Election (A-Z) (35 folders)
Box   36  
General Election (A-Z) (23 folders)
Box   36  
1966 (24 folders)

(A-Z)