RT Unpublished Material DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 145771263 LA English T1 John B. Oakes papers, A1 Oakes, John B., YR 1932 AB Papers of John B. Oakes (1913-2001), an editor of the editorial page of the New York Times. Arranged as general, reader, and personal correspondence and subject files, the collection includes correspondence and information on many prominent political figures. Subject files include articles; book reviews; speeches; correspondence with various Times journalists such as Max Frankel, James Reston, and Harrison Salisbury; and memorandum reports by Oakes based on his contacts with political leaders. Correspondents include: Joseph Alsop, Brooks Atkinson, Roger N. Baldwin, William Benton, Daniel J. Boorstin, Chester B. Bowles, John W. Bricker, Ralph J. Bunche, Marquis Childs, Charles C. Collingwood, Henry Steele Commager, Norman Cousins, C. Douglas Dillon, Thomas Dodd, Paul H. Douglas, William O. Douglas, Morris Ernst, Robert H. Estabrook, James A. Farley, John Fischer, Felix Frankfurter, Orville E. Freeman, J. William Fulbright, John Kenneth Galbraith, John Gardner, Christian Herter, J. Edgar Hoover, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, Nicholas Katzenbach, C. Estes Kefauver, John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., Julius Klein, and Alfred A. Knopf. Also includes correspondence with Arthur W. Krock, Robert M. La Follette Jr., Robert Lasch, Herbert H. Lehman, Robert G. Lewis, David E. Lilienthal, John F. Lindsay, Walter Lippmann, Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., Clare Boothe Luce, Archibald MacLeisch, Mike Mansfield, Joseph R. McCarthy, Karl Ernest Meyer, Newton N. Minow, Edward P. Morgan, Richard L. Neuberger, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Nelson A. Rockefeller, David Rockefeller, Winthrop Rockefeller, Dean Rusk, Bertrand Russell, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., R. Sargent Shriver Jr., Howard K. Smith, Theodore C. Sorenson, Adlai E. Stevenson, Raymond Gram Swing, Barbara Tuchman, Stewart Udall, U Thant, Earl Warren, James A. Wechsler, William C. Westmoreland, and Whitney Young. Subject files include articles; book reviews; speeches; correspondence with various "Times" journalists such as Max Frankel, James Reston, and Harrison Salisbury; and memorandum reports by Oakes based on his contacts with various political figures. The processed portion is summarized above and is described in the register. Additional accessions are described below.