Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

WILLKIE CLUBS MSS.

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Inventory

I. Associated Clubs.

Box 1
  • Financial reports 1-4
  • Reports of receipts and expenditures
  • Proceedings National Conference of Leaders, Associated Willkie Clubs of America, December 14, 1940 (3 copies)

II. Campaign Correspondence

Box 2
  • Alaska - Colorado
Box 3
  • Connecticut - Florida
Box 4
  • Georgia - Indiana
Box 5
  • Iowa - Massachusetts (Misc. cities A-L)
Box 6
  • Massachusetts (Misc. cities M-Z) - New Hampshire
Box 7
  • New Jersey - New Mexico
Box 8
  • North Carolina - Pennsylvania (Harrisburg)
Box 9
  • Pennsylvania (Johnstown) - Tennessee (Misc. cities A-Q)
Box 10
  • Tennessee (Misc. cities R-Z) - Wisconsin
Box 11
  • WyomingIII. Club Correspondence
  • Alaska - Washington, D.C.
Box 12
  • Washington D.C. (cont.) - Maine
Box 13
  • Maryland - Nebraska
Box 14
  • Nevada - Pennsylvania (Johnstown)
Box 15
  • Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) - Virginia (Charlottesville)
Box 16
  • Virginia (Richmond) - Wyoming

IV. Contributors' Letters

  • Arranged alphabetically by state, followed by New York City, which is arranged alphabetically by correspondent
Box 16
  • Alabama - Massachusetts
Box 17
  • Michigan - New York City (contributors A-F)
Box 18
  • New York City (contributors G-Z)
  • Donation acknowledgements
  • Contributions
Box 19
  • Contributions (cont.) V. Independent Clubs
  • Alabama - Minnesota
Box 20
  • Missouri - Tennessee
Box 21
  • Utah - Wyoming

VI. Miscellaneous

    1. Advertising
    2. Airlines
    3. Broadcasting
    4. Contracts
    5. Democratic Party publicity
    6. Fifth Avenue Coach Company
    7. Insurance
    8. Lists
    9. New York State, Dept. of Labor
    10. Pheiffer, W.T., New York
    11. Pre-convention personnel
    12. Post Office
    13. Regan Office Furniture Company
    14. Republican National Committee
    15. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue
    16. Willkie Club Payrolls
    17. Willkie Club State Expenditures VII. Post-Election Testimonials and Suggestions
Box 21
  • A - New Jersey (cities A-M)
Box 22
  • New Jersey (cities N-Z) - Wyoming VIII. Regional Set-up of Clubs
  • Favorable A-B (Correspondence between donors and Willkie Clubs concerning retention of unused ontributions)
Box 23
  • Favorable C-Z
  • Refund letters
  • Refund inquiries

IX. Financial

Box 24
  • "R.H. Donnelley Corp. kits file"
  • Contributors' receipts
  • Checkbooks from Irving Trust Co. (3 checkbooks)
Box 25
  • Club contributors' receipts in duplicate
  • Cancelled checks
  • Statement of Treasurer of Political Committee
  • Kits file
  • Notebook of "solicitors and contributions gotten by each"
Box 26
  • Vouchers 1 - 360 (numbers 46, 161, 271, 287, 324 missing)
Box 27
  • Vouchers 361 - 720 (numbers 399, 485, 499, 503, 559, 662, 703 missing)
Oversize 1
  • Receipts ledger X. Card files
Box 28
  • Master file: club workers
  • Independent clubs file
  • Card index of correspondents: A - Car
Box 29
  • Card index of correspondents: Cas - Lem
Box 30
  • Card index of correspondents: Len - Th
Box 31
  • Card index of correspondents: Ti - Z
Pre-election volunteers Oversize 2
  • Card index of Willkie clubs (Alabama - Iowa)
Oversize 3
  • Card index of Willkie clubs (Kansas - New York, Lynbrook)
Oversize 4
  • Card index of Willkie clubs (New York, Mahopac -Wyoming)

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