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Series 4
Subject file 2, 1965-1973
Boxes 103-126

Scope and Content Note

This second general subject file is more eclectic in its organization than Subject File 1, containing material on public housing and urban redevelopment - dating primarily from the late 1960s and early 1970s - as well as more personal information - such as the folders on the Dartmouth College Alumni Association.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
103 1 A Correspondents
103 2 Abram, Morris: Correspondence between 1968 and 1969 with Morris Abram, President of Brandeis University.
103 3-6 Action. Inc.-Pamphlets (1 of 4): A random collection of reports, pamphlets, and newsletters issued by Action. Inc. between 1964 and 196
103 4 Action. Inc.-Pamphlets (2 of 4)
103 5 Action. Inc.-Pamphlets (3 of 4)
103 6 Action. Inc.-Pamphlets (4 of 4)
104 1 Action-Urban Redevelopment Program (1 of 3): Correspondence during the 1950s and 1960s concerning the organization's efforts to promote urban redevelopment in American cities; Palmer served on the Executive Committee during this period.
104 2 Action-Urban Redevelopment Program (2 of 3)
104 3 Action-Urban Redevelopment Program (3 of 3)
104 4 Albany State College-Inaugural. 1966: Correspondence regarding Palmer's attendance at the inauguration of Thomas Miller Jenkins as President of Albany State College. 1966.
104 5 Athens-Photos, etc.: A newspaper clipping describing a seminar held by the Greek planner Constantinos Doxiadis in 1968.
104 6 Atlanta-Mayor's Conference on Housing-1966: Newspaper clippings about public housing policies in Atlanta during the 1960s and an information, packet for the 1966 Mayor's Conference on housing.
104 7 Atlanta Stake-Terminus: Correspondence during 1969 regarding the joint July 4th ceremony held at Underground Atlanta. Celebrating the 132nd anniversary of the City of Atlanta and the Bicentennial of Dartmouth College.
105 1 Atlanta-Urban Renewal. Slums. etc.:
105 2 Automobiles: Palmer's personal automobile maintenance and insurance records from the 1950s and 1960s.
105 3 Atlanta, Underground: Newspaper clippings and correspondence during 1969 pertaining to the revitalization of Underground Atlanta.
105 4 B Correspondents (1 of 2)
105 5 B Correspondents (2 of 2)
105 6 Bachelder, Toi: Personal correspondence, 1966-1968.
105 7 Banner, Knox: Correspondence from 1963 to 1968 with the Executive Director of Downtown Progress, Washington, D.C.
105 8 Bartholomew-Presidential Commission: Correspondence between 1964 and 1966; letters written during the latter year discuss the formation of a presidential commission to explore Joint public-private efforts to continue slum clearance in the United States.
105 9 Baughman, William: Personal correspondence, 1968-1969.
105 10 Bicentennial Commission: 1966 correspondence and government documents concerning the establishment of the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission.
106 1 Biographies: Carbon copies of biographical sketches of Palmer appearing in the 1961 edition of The International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who.
106 2 Blackwell, Reed: Personal correspondence from 1964 to 1967.
106 3 Bosse, Milton: Comments from Milton Bosse (1958), personal friend of Palmer regarding Adventures of a Slum Fighter and pamphlet entitled "Motoring in Europe."
106 4 Bows, Al: Correspondence in 1969 concerning Atlanta's public housing.
106 5 Boy Scouts of America: Correspondence and reports from 1963 to 1965 about Palmer's promotion of inner-city scouting programs.
106 6 Brandeis University: Correspondence during the 1960s regarding a speaking engagement at Brandeis University.
106 7 C Correspondents (1 of 2)
107 1 C Correspondents (2 of 2)
107 2 Cairo-Photos-Booklets: Magazine clippings and travel brochures about Egypt printed during the 1960s.
107 3 Cairo Travel: A letter written in 1968 regarding Palmer's approaching trip to Egypt.
107 4 Cheslaw, Irving: Personal correspondence in 1968.
107 5 Campobello Island: Personal correspondence during 1967 and 1968 with residents of Campobello Island.
107 6 Citizen's Advisory Committee: Correspondence, mainly between 1958 and 1962, regarding Atlanta's Citizens' Advisory Committee for Urban Renewal, of which Palmer was an appointed member.
107 7 Connor, Richard: Personal correspondence, 1966-1968.
107 8 Cook, Rodney: Personal correspondence during 1967 and 1969.
107 9 Cosmos Club: Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and brochures all dating from the 1960s describing the activities of and membership qualifications for the Cosmos Club.
107 10 Crosby, Arthur: Personal correspondence 1968 and 1969.
107 11 Cunningham-Transparency: Correspondence during 1968 and 1969 regarding a color transparency of a portrait of King George III.
107 12 Currier, Stephen: Correspondence during 1966 concerning the efforts of Urban America, Inc. to further slum clearance in the United States.
107 13 D Correspondents
108 1 Dallas-Urban Renewal: A 1961 report, prepared by the National Association of Real Estate Boards on urban renewal in Dallas, Texas.
108 2 Dartmouth: Correspondence during the 1950s and 1960s about speaking engagements at Dartmouth and contributions to the Alumni Fund.
108 3 Dartmouth College: Correspondence from the 1930s to the 1960s with Dartmouth faculty and administrators. Mostly concerning Palmer's speaking engagements on slum clearance and public housing.
108 4 Dartmouth Commencement-1968 (1 of 2): Newspaper clippings, brochures, and correspondence describing the 1968 commencement exercises at Dartmouth.
108 5 Dartmouth Commencement-1968 (2 of 2)
108 6 Dartmouth "Coop" Story: Correspondence during the 1960s explaining the origins of the Dartmouth Profit Sharing Association, which Palmer founded in 1915.
108 7 Dartmouth family: Correspondence with E.M. Hopkins, President of Dartmouth College, concerning the history of the Dartmouth family.
109 1 Dartmouth family and 40th Reunion (1 of 2): Miscellaneous correspondence and alumni magazine clippings about Dartmouth College and the 40th reunion of the Class of 1918.
109 2 Dartmouth family and 40th Reunion (2 of 2)
109 3 Dartmouth Matriculation: Correspondence during 1967 and 1968 concerning Palmer's year as a Dartmouth student, 1914-1915.
109 4 Dartmouth- Andy Foster: 1957 and 1959 town planning pamphlets for Hanover, New Hampshire.
109 5 Dartmouth College-General Correspondence (1 of 2): Correspondence during the 1960s with Dartmouth faculty and administrators, mostly concerning Palmer's campus lectures and matters of personal interest.
109 6 Dartmouth College-General Correspondence (2 of 2)
110 1 Harvard-Dartmouth: Correspondence in 1962 about speaking engagements at both Harvard and Dartmouth.
110 2 Palmer, Charles Forrest at Dartmouth, 1914-1915, including Macy letters: Correspondence with family and friends while enrolled at Dartmouth College, 1914-1915; a large number of the letters are to Lloyd Macy, secretary of the realty firm which employed Palmer while he was in California between 1912 and 1914.
110 3 Dartmouth-Princeton-October, 1968: Correspondence in 1968 regarding the annual Princeton-Dartmouth football game.
110 4 Dartmouth-50th Reunion-June 1968: Correspondence regarding the 50th reunion of the class of 1918.
110 5 Dartmouth-Third Century Fund: Correspondence during the 1960s concerning financial contributions made by Palmer to Dartmouth College.
110 6 Dartmouth Valedictory-1968: Correspondence and newspaper clippings about the address of the college valedictorian in which U.S. involvement in Viet Nam was criticized.
110 7 Department of the Interior: Correspondence in 1963 with Ronald Lee, Regional Director or the U.S. Park Service, regarding the history of the Presidential Seal.
110 8 Department of Interior-Bureau of Outdoor Recreation Parks: A design proposal and correspondence from 1967 to 1968 about the construction of a bicycle path to link together Ardmore, Tanyard, and Memorial Parks.
110 9 Dickerman, Marion: Personal correspondence from 1963 to 1966.
110 10 Dix, Gerald: Correspondence with G.B. Dix during 1968 and 1969, some of which concerns an invitation for Palmer to speak to the Department of Architecture and Civil Planning at the University of Nottingham, England.
110 11 Dolson, Charles: Personal correspondence from 1967 to 1969 with Charles Dolson, President of Delta Airlines.
111 1 Doxiadis, Constantinos-Visit: Correspondence and newspaper clippings concerning a series of lectures given by the Greek planner Dr. Doxiadis at the Georgia Institute of Technology, February. 1968.
111 2 Doxiadis, Constantinos-Luncheon-February 28, 1968: Copies of invitations to a private luncheon for Doxiadis, hosted by Charles Palmer.
111 3 Greece-Athens Center of Ekistics: Correspondence and news reports concerning Palmer's 1968 visit to the Athens Center of Ekistics, founded by Doxiadis.
111 4 1968 Athens Ekistics Month: A bound notebook containing general information- a calendar of events, articles, etc. - about Athens Ekistics Month.
111 5 Drewry, Elizabeth: Miscellaneous correspondence during the 1960s with the Director of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Hyde Park, New York.
111 6 E Correspondents
111 7 Emory Papers: Correspondence between 1967 and 1969 concerning both the deeding of Palmer's manuscript collection to Emory University and his application to the Internal Revenue Service for a tax deduction on the gift.
112 1 Emory University-Libraries: Correspondence from 1966 to 1969 regarding Palmer's gift of his personal papers, library, and films to Emory University.
112 2 Emory University-Doctor of Laws, 1970: Correspondence concerning the conferring of the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws upon Charles Palmer.
112 3 Emory Clipping, October 7, 1969: Copies of an Atlanta Constitution article on Charles Palmer's library and manuscript collections.
112 4 Emory Magazine Letters: Correspondence regarding the 1969 article in The Emory Magazine about the Charles Palmer manuscript collection.
112 5 F Correspondents
112 6 Foster, Andrew Brisbin: Correspondence from 1962 to 1963 with Andrew Foster, Dartmouth College administrator, concerning Action, Inc.
112 7 French, Carolyn-Senior Citizens: Correspondence in 1967 and 1969 with the Associate Director of Atlanta's Senior Citizen Services, Carolyn French.
112 8 G Correspondents
112 9 Gatlinburg, Tennessee Trip: Tourist pamphlets collected during a 1962 trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
113 1 Georgia Association of Housing Authorities-Jekyll Island-October 15-18, 1967 (1 of 2): Correspondence during 1967 and 1968 concerning an address delivered by Palmer. "The Job Ahead."
113 2 Georgia Association of Housing Authorities-Jekyll Island-October 15-18, 1967 (2 of 2)
113 3 Georgia Development Bill: Correspondence and personal papers covering Palmer's appointment by Georgia Governor Ellis Arnall in 1945 to collaborate on the drafting of a Georgia Development Bill.
113 4 Georgia Institute of Technology-Minutes of Advisory Committee. Graduate City Planning Program: Correspondence, reports, and minutes of the Advisory Committee for the Graduate City Planning Program at Georgia Tech from the middle to the late 1960s.
113 5 Georgia State College-Dr. Noah Langdale: Correspondence and newspaper clippings during 1968, regarding the establishment of Georgia State College's Urban Observatory.
113 6 Georgia Tech-City Planning: Correspondence between 1963 and 1965 with Howard Menhinick, Professor of City Planning.
113 7 Golden Rule Societies: Correspondence in 1964 with officials of the Golden Rule Society of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
114 1 Graduate City Planning Program of Georgia Tech: Correspondence from 1958 to 1965 concerning the Advisory Committee to the Graduate City Planning Program at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Palmer served as Chairman of the Committee during these years.
114 2 Graduate City Planning Program of Georgia Tech (Booklets): Miscellaneous brochures of various planning programs and correspondence regarding financial support for Georgia Tech students; the material dates mostly from the late 1950s and 1960s.
114 3 Citizens' Advisory Committee for Urban Renewal: The folder contains a list of government officials and business leaders active in urban renewal activities during the 1960s.
114 4 University of Georgia Inauguration. 1968: Correspondence regarding Palmer's participation as a Dartmouth College representative in the 1968 inauguration of Dr. Frederick Davison as President of the University of Georgia.
114 5 Gugler, Eric: Correspondence with the architect Eric Gugler during 1960s regarding the Hall of Our History project and the designing of a memorial to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
114 6 H Correspondents
115 1 Harris-Bronze Heads of CFP: 1964 pamphlet by Julian Harris, "Sculpture - A Brief History."
115 2 Harrison, DeSales (Coca Cola): Personal correspondence from 1963 to 1967 with Chairman of the Advisory Committee to Coca Cola.
115 3 Housing: Correspondence during the 1960s with various individuals regarding housing.
115 4 Housing Articles: Reports about housing during the 1960s
115 5 Housing Resources Executive
115 6 Housing Resources Executive
115 7 Housing Resources Executive
116 1 Housing and Urban Redevelopment-Speeches (1 of 2): Speeches and addresses on urban problems, delivered primarily during the 1960s by various individuals and organizations.
116 2 Housing and Urban Redevelopment-Speeches (2 of 2)
116 3 I Correspondents
116 4 J Correspondents
116 5 Johnson, Lyndon B.-Shoumatoff Portrait: Newspaper and magazine clippings, 1968-1969, about the portrait of President Johnson painted by Elizabeth Shoumatoff.
116 6 Johnsons-White House: Personal correspondence with President Johnson. 1967.
116 7 Johnsons-White House Visit-November 1. 1967: Correspondence during 1967 and 1968 about a White House dinner for the King and Queen of Nepal.
116 8 K Correspondents
116 9 The Sam Killians: Personal correspondence between 1957 and 1959 with Warm Springs associates, Sam and Myrtle Killian.
116 10 King, Dr. Horace-House of Commons: Personal correspondence during the 1960s with Dr. Horace King, Speaker of the British House of Commons.
117 1 L Correspondents
117 2 Lane, Patrick-British Consul: Personal correspondence from 1962 to 1967 with Patrick Lane, British Consul to the United States.
117 3 Linowitz Talk-Demanding Seventies: Copies of an address delivered in 1966 by Sol M. Linowitz, "Public Affairs: The Demanding Seventies."
117 4 London Trip-1968: Correspondence and records from a 1968 trip to London.
117 5 London-1969: Correspondence and records from a 1969 trip to London.
117 6 London-memorabilia: Travel brochure and coins
117 7 Love, Albert: Personal correspondence, 1964-1970
117 8 Mc Correspondents
118 1 McGill, Ralph: Correspondence with Atlanta Constitution columnist Ralph McGill; also contained in the folder are selected clippings of McGill's newspaper writings.
118 2 M Correspondents (1 of 2)
118 3 M Correspondents (2 of 2)
118 4 Howard Menhinick Reception-January 28, 1968: Correspondence regarding a reception to honor Professor Howard Menhinick upon his retirement from The City Planning Program at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
118 5 Mid Pines (Southern Pines), N.C.: Correspondence and reports of the Homer Cummings Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Mid Pines Club of Southern Pines, North Carolina. 1956-1962.
118 6 Miscellaneous: Miscellaneous correspondence from 1957 to 1963, covering: family matters; a proposed slum clearance program in Spartanburg, South Carolina; and an attempt to secure grant funds for the City Planning Program at Georgia Tech.
118 7 Model Cities Program: A program guide to developing model neighborhoods in demonstration cities, prepared by the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development in 1966.
118 8 N Correspondents
118 9 National Park Service: Correspondence regarding a 1962 meeting between the National Park Service and the managers of the Little White House at Warm Springs.
119 1 National Planning Association: Correspondence from 1964 to 1966 with officials of The National Planning Association about the organization's programs.
119 2 National Planning Association (Committee on Southern Development) (1 of 2): Correspondence, reports, and legislation dating from the 1940s to the early 1960s with regard to Southern urbanization, transportation problems and educational needs.
119 3 National Planning Association (Committee on Southern Development) (2 of 2)
119 4 New York-Urban Design: A copy of the 1967 report prepared by Mayor Lindsay's Task force on the design of New York City.
119 5 New Towns: Correspondence between 1962 and 1964 with Tracy Augur of the Housing and Home Finance Agency concerning new town construction in the United States.
119 6 New Towns-Articles, Reprints, etc.: Articles and reports collected during the 1960s on New towns and regional planning concepts.
120 1 Newspaper Clippings: The clippings compose a ten-part series of reports on Atlanta's slum housing conditions, July 25, 1965 - August 3, 1965.
120 2 O Correspondents
120 3 Our Cities: Their Role in the National Economy: The text of the 1937 report from the Urbanism Committee, which was the first major study sponsored by the Federal government dealing with city problems.
120 4 P Correspondents
120 5 Palmer, Charles Forrest-Biographical Data: Biographical sketches and news clippings describing various periods in Charles Palmer's life.
120 6 Passports 1930-1968: Six passports from Palmer's journeys abroad.
120 7 CFP: Miscellaneous material about Palmer from the 1960s.
120 8 Palmer, Charles-Clippings on Miscellaneous Subjects: Random newspaper and magazine clippings from the 1940s to the 1960s.
120 9 Palmer, Charles-Clippings on Writing and Blueprints for Personal Library. 1959: Personal material collected during the 1950s.
120 10 Scrapbook Clippings: Miscellaneous personal photos and remembrances from the 1960s.
121 1 Palmer, Charles Forrest, Foreign credentials and contacts: Correspondence with State Department Officials, European government representatives, and private housing experts regarding Palmer's trip to England and the Continent during 1934, 1936, and 1942.
121 2 Palmer, Charles Forrest, Personal correspondence, 1940-1943: Business correspondence with James Atkinson, Secretary of Palmer, Inc., while Charles Palmer served as Defense Housing Coordinator, 1940-1942.
121 3 Palmer, Charles Forrest, Audio-visual material, Emory: Lists of various materials donated by Charles Palmer to Emory University's Special Collections.
121 4 Palmer, Charles Forrest, Palmer-Jenks Thesis-Notes from Interviews: Portions of a 1971 interview with Charles Palmer, which were kept restricted until 1978.
121 5 Palmer, Rotarian Article,"A Real Estate Man and a Book": A copy of the article written in 1949 by Margot Gayle regarding Palmer's role in preparing Building Atlanta's Future.
121 6 Palmer, Charles Forrest, Misc. articles, including 'The Three Things" (1927) and "In Time of War Prepare for Peace" (1944)
121 7 Palmer, Speeches: Correspondence during the 1960s regarding speechmaking.
121 8 Palmer, Speeches (General) 1912-1927 (1 of 2) Speeches delivered by Palmer between 1912 and 1927 dealing with the profession of office building owner and manager.
122 1 Palmer, Speeches (General) 1912 - 1927 (2 of 2)
122 2 Palmer, Speeches (General) 1928 – 1960 (1 of 3) Speeches delivered by Palmer between 1928 and 1960 dealing with office building management, the importance of post-World War II regional planning, the decentralization of industry and population, and the Roosevelt Warm Springs Memorial.
122 3 Palmer, Speeches (General) 1928 – 1960 (2 of 3)
122 4 Palmer, Speeches (General) 1928 – 1960 (3 of 3)
122 5 Palmer, Speaking Engagements, 1936-1948, 1959: Correspondence with various agencies and individuals concerning Palmer's speaking engagements.
123 1 Palmer, Speech Notes (1 of 2) Notes composed by Palmer for various speeches written during the 1930s and 1940s.
123 2 Palmer, Speech Notes (2 of 2)
123 3 Palmer, Speeches on Housing: A single copy of the speech "World War Against Slums," delivered at Harvard University, 1962.
123 4 Patterson. Eugene: Newspaper editorials by and correspondence with Eugene Patterson, editor of the Atlanta Constitution, during the 1960s.
123 5 Peale, Norman Vincent: Correspondence during the 1960s with Norman Vincent Peale; some of the letters discuss Adventures of a Slum Fighter.
123 6 Plimoth Plantation: Correspondence during the 1950s and early 1960s with David Patten, Executive Director of Plimoth Plantation; Palmer contrasts the reconstructed Pilgrim village with the Little White House at Warm Springs.
123 7 Pollard, Howard, Thesis, "The Effect of Techwood Homes on Urban Development in the United States," 1968
123 8 Pollard, Howard, Thesis, Correspondence: Correspondence during the late 1960s with Howard Pollard concerning his progress on completing the Master's Thesis.
123 9 Pollard, Howard, Thesis, Revised draft: A revised draft of an early version of Pollard's thesis.
123 10 Pollard, Howard, Thesis, List: Correspondence from individuals receiving copies of Pollard's 1968 thesis on Techwood Homes.
123 11 Q Correspondents
124 1 R Correspondents R
124 2 Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School, 1965-1966 (1 of 2): Correspondence and financial reports from about 1962 to 1966; Palmer was a member of the school's Executive Committee.
124 3 Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School, 1965-1966 (2 of 2)
124 4 "The Renewer," Newsletter of the Citizens Advisory: Committee on Urban Renewal Issues of the newsletter published between 1964 and 1966.
124 5 Riots, Washington and others: Newspaper clippings from the late-1960s regarding civil unrest.
124 6 Roosevelt, Franklin D.: 1971 correspondence between Palmer and James O'Neill, Director of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library at Hyde Park, New York, concerning the Blanche King John portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt.
124 7 S Correspondents
125 1 Scrimshaw: Newspaper and magazine articles describing the whaler's art of scrimshaw.
125 2 Second Sunday Night Club: Miscellaneous material about a social club.
125 3 Settelmayer-Library announcements: Assorted publishers' lists during the 1950s describing new books in print.
125 4 Smallwood, Frank party, February 26, 1968: Correspondence concerning a party given by Palmer for Dartmouth Professor Frank Smallwood in 1968
125 5 Southern Bell: Personal correspondence with Southern Bell during 1968 regarding phone service at the Palmer residence.
125 6 T Correspondents
125 7 Truman Eagle: Correspondence during 1967 regarding a party to mark the retirement of Lt. General Louis Truman, U.S. Army; the "Truman Eagle" was a gift to commemorate the occasion.
125 8 U Correspondents
125 9 Urban America, Pamphlets, reprints, etc. (1 of 2): A random collection of reports and articles on urban riots and problems during the middle and late-1960s.
125 10 Urban America, Pamphlets, reprints, etc. (2 of 2)
125 11 V Correspondents
125 12 W Correspondents
126 1 Walters, Waltman, M.D.: Personal correspondence during 1969 with Dr. Waltman Walters of the Mayo Clinic.
126 2 Warm Springs, April 12, 1966: Correspondence regarding the dedication of the Roosevelt Memorial Airport at Warm Springs, Georgia.
126 3 Washington. D.C.-Capitol Planning: A brochure printed by the National Capitol Downtown Committee regarding inner-city redevelopment.
126 4 Weaver, Robert C., Introduction: Copies of Palmer's introductory comments to a speech presented by federal housing administrator Robert Weaver in Atlanta, 1968.
126 5 Whirling Dervish: Correspondence in 1968 concerning the Whirling Dervish company of Ali El-Milligui.
126 6 White House File, 1968: Personal correspondence with and newspaper clippings about Lady Bird Johnson, 1968.
126 7 Wright, Carl Major: Personal correspondence from 1963 to 1966 with the Chief of the Training Program on Development Financing for the United Nations.
126 8 Woodruff, George: Correspondence, 1963 to 1968
126 9 Wharfield, Colonel: Correspondence in 1967, of particular interest in the folder is a thirteen-page history of the 10th Cavalry, a predominantly black regiment, which was stationed at Fort Huachuca on the Arizona border during World War I. Both Palmer and Wharfield were officers in the outfit during this period.
126 10 X and Z Correspondents