M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives


Finding Aid for the
PAPERS, 1917-1973


Finding aid only consists of a box and folder list.
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M. E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives 
University Libraries / University at Albany / State University of New York 
1400 Washington Avenue / Albany, New York 12222 / (518) 437-3935

VOLUME: 27 cubic feet

ACQUISITION: Most items in this manuscript group were donated to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, by Howard Palfrey Jones in 1970. Additional materrial was added by George r. Colley in 1976.

ACCESS: Access to this record group is unrestricted.

COPYRIGHT: The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives will provide information about copyright owners and other restrictions, but the legal determination ultimately rests with the researcher. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Head of Special Collections and Archives.


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Box and Folder List

Howard Palfrey Jones Papers
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Includes press releases, texts of Herbert Hoover's speeches, and reports from the U.S. Food Administration, 1917-18; correspondence, articles, and speeches, 1930-42; reports from legislative committees on municipal finances, law reform, and management, 1940-73. Documents Jones's career as an officer of the National Municipal League, 1929-39; director of the New York State Commission on Revision of Tax Laws, 1936-38; head of the NYS Civil Service Commission, 1939-43; and a U.S. Foreign Service officer in Germany, China, and Indonesia, 1948-65. Jones also was a professor of journalism at the University of Michigan and New York University.

Howard Palfrey Jones Papers
Box and Folder List

Box 1
Abstracts From University of Rochester, Education
Albany Area Budgets
American Labor Party, Bulletins, etc.
The Annals
Annual Executive Conference of Joint Committee on Interstate Cooperation
Application for Employment and Other Forms - California
Arrow Street Guide - Buffalo

Box 2
Banking Department
Bills Paid
Book List
Doug Brinkley's Impression of Germany
Buffalo Area - Bonded Debt Information
Buffalo Area- Cities - Financial Statements and Budgets - Alto Villages
Buffalo Area - Town Governments
Buffalo Niagara Area General

Box 3
Bulletins - Hamburg World Economic Archives

Box 4
Cattatagus County - New York: A Plan for Personnel Administration
Central Press
Central Press Association
Central Press (Old)
Central Press Old Sources of Material

Box 5-6
Charts, Diagrams, Documents

Box 7
Christmas Cards

Box 8
City and the Citizen
City Club of New York
City Manager Book
Civil Service Laws of Ohio
The Civil Service Law - New York State

Box 9
Columbia University
Columbia University Club

Box 10
Columbia University Information
Conversation -The Child and Family in Court 1939
Correspondence & General
Cosmos Club
County Children's Court Act

Box 11
Debt Statistics
Democratic Party
Desmond, Robert W
Detroit East Side Association Papers
Drizari, Nelo

Box 12
Editing and Publishing The Community Paper
Editor and Publisher The Fourth Estate
1924 Election Papers - Evansville Press Financial Control Forbes
Freedom of the Press

Box 13
Germany's Economic Situation - 1935
Governmental Control - Tenth Report

Box 14
Highway Map (Brie County)
History of Reforms
Income Tax - Federal and State

Box 15
Index Cards

Box 16
Insurance Automotive
Insurance Fire, etc., L
International Conference at Lyons - Booklet and Report

Box 17
Interstate Cooperation - New York State Committee On

Box 18
Jones, H. P. Articles and Speeches
Jones, H. P. Articles Before 1932

Box 19
Jones, H. P. Articles, 1932-1933
Jones, H. P. Articles and Speeches, 1934
Jones, H. P. Articles and Speeches, 1935-1936

Box 20
Jones, H. P. Articles and Speeches, 1937-1938
Jones, H. P. Articles and Speeches,  1939
Jones, H. P. Books
Jones, H. P. Congratulations

Box 21
Jones, H. P. Constitutional Convention Campaign
Jones, H. P. Expense Accounts
Jones, H. P. Fiction

Box 22-23
Jones, H. P. Miscellaneous Items
Jones, H. P. Official Appointments (missing)

Box 24
Jones, H. P. Outlines and Ideas for Speeches and Articles
Jones, H. P. Political Speeches
Jones, H. P. Speeches - Correspondence
Jones, H. P. Thesis
Journalism Schools, Courses,

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Kansas Government Journal
Labor Club
Legal Schedules
Licenses, Papers, etc
Local Government - Europe,
Lotus Club

Box 25
Masons - Montauk Lodge
Mastick Commission Expenses
Mastick Commission Minutes
Mastick Commission 1938

Box 26
Men's Faculty Club - Columbia
Merit System Council of Colorado
Michigan, University of
Mission Corporation
Moore, Frank C
Municipal Credit Papers
Municipal Report

Miscellaneous Correspondence 7 Boxes

Box 27


Box 28


Box 29
F -R- F Z

Box 30

Box 31

Box 32

Box 33

Box 34
Miscellaneous German Literature

Box 35
Miscellaneous German Literature - #2

Box 36
Miscellaneous German Literature - #3

Box 37
Miscellaneous German Literature - #4

Box 38
Miscellaneous Papers - "Contempt of Court and Freedom of the Press:" by HPJ

Box 39
Miscellaneous Papers, Letters -1925-1928

Box 40
Nanson's Proportional Representation - Excerpt from the Nation
Nanson Systems - Preferential & Hare List
The Nation
National Association of Civic Secretaries
National Civic Federation
National Committee on Municipal Standards
National Conference of Social Work
National Conference on Government, 1931
National Conference on Science of Politics
National Consumers Cooperative Association

Box 41
National Economic League
National Education Association
National Federation of Uncle Sam's Voters
National Highways Association
Howard Palfrey Jones Papers
National Labor Party
National League of Women Voters

Box 42
National Municipal League - Committee on State Government
National Municipal League - Harris Monograph
National Municipal League - Model Charter Revision
National Municipal League - New York State Committee

Box 43
National Municipal League - Organization Membership
National Municipal League - P R Committee
National Municipal League - P R Department Membership
National Municipal League - 1930-1939
National Municipal League - 1940-1946

Box 44
National Popular Government League
National Printer Journal
National Self Government Committee
National Single Tax League
National Social Unit Organization
National Student Forum
National Voter's League
National Woman's Party
National Women's Trade Union League

Box 45
Nazi Literature
New Jersey Municipalities
New Jersey State Federation Of Labor
New Jersey Teachers Association and Union
New Outlook
New Republic

Box 46
New Student
New York City Area - General
New York City Citizens Union
New York City Club
New York City Young People's Socialist Club
New York City League of Women Voters
New York Civic Club
New York Industries
New York Life
New York State Farm Labor Party
New York State Newspapermen Conference
Newmont Mining Corporation

Box 47
News in Brief (Reports and Documents of Contemporary Germany)
Nonpartisan Elections
Nonpartisan League
Numbering Machines
Nyack National BAnk and Trust Company

Box 48
Periodicals - Friends of Europe
Periodicals - New York State

Box 49
Personal. Addressed to Jones at National Municipal Review Board from H Gund.
Carl H. Pforzheimer and Company
Picture and Etchings
Population Tables

Box 50
Personal Correspondence - 1927-1928
Personal Correspondence - 1960s-1970s

Box 51
27th Report of Ohio Civil Service Commission
Reports To Commission and Minutes
The Republican Party
Riverside Neighborhood News - Patsy's
Rochester Area

Box 52
Rockland County
Rockland County News Clippings
Russian Paper
School of District Data
Sigma Delta Chi
Sigma Nu
Smashing the Rackets - Dewey's Story
Speech By Hitler- 1935
State Agencies & Lawmaking
State Government Magazine
Stone and Webster
Street Bus Guide/Map (White Plains)

Box 53
Supplement to Public Assistance Manual of Erie County
Syracuse Area
Tax Limitation
Tax Policy League
Temporary Salary Board - Fifth Report for New York State
Uniform City Court Act
United Corporation

Box 54
United States Food Released' Data
United States Treasury Department
University Club
Utica Area

Box 55
Vouchers - Expense
W R K & Taylor Company

Box 56
Weekly Report of German Institute For Business Research

Box 57
What Policy Education?
Wisconsin, University of
Wisconsin Savings, Loan and Buildings Association
Work Sheets, Outlines
Word Study
Writer's Bureau

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