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J. Howard Pew papers

 Collection
Accession: 1634
Abstract:

J. Howard Pew (1882-1971) was president of one of the largest wholesale distributor of motor petroleum companies, the Sun Oil Company (now Sunoco) from 1912 to 1947. He was a prominent philanthropist. In 1948, Pew and his siblings co-founded The Pew Charitable Trusts, a non-profit, non-governmental organization with the purpose of serving the public. The J. Howard Pew papers are primarily concerned with Pew's political activities and philanthropy. The collection is arranged into seven series: Alphabetical general correspondence; Subject files; Presbyterian Church; Christian Freedom Foundation; Glenmede Trust Co.; Pew Memorial Foundation; and Grove City College.

Dates: 1902-1971

L. Robert Oaks papers

 Collection
Accession: 2773
Abstract:

L. Robert Oaks (1906-1981) worked for the National Association of Manufacturers for eighteen years, directing its audiovisual programs. This collection contains some of his papers from his tenure and includes NAM News, films, speeches, motion picture bulletins, pamphlets, scripts, and more general information about NAM.

Dates: 1944-1963; undated

Morris Sayre speeches

 Collection
Accession: 1720
Abstract:

In 1932, Morris Sayre (1885-1953) became a director of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), which he became president of in 1948. The collection contains speeches given by Morris Sayre on behalf of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).

Dates: 1906, 1932-1952, undated

National Association of Manufacturers centennial calendar

 Collection
Accession: 1995-281
Abstract:

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is an industrial trade association and advocacy group. NAM was organized in January of 1895 when approximately 600 manufacturers met during the 1890s depression in Cincinnati, Ohio, to formulate a program for economic recovery. Since its inception, it has pursued the objectives of American business, such as the building of the Panama Canal and opposition to both Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and Lyndon Johnson's Great Society. This calendar was created to celebrate the National Association of Manufacturers' 100th year. Each month features archival and contemporary photographs from a company belonging to the organization.

Dates: 1995

National Association of Manufacturers photographs and audiovisual materials

 Collection
Accession: 1973-418
Abstract:

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is “the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all fifty states,” and “is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States.” This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, objects, videos, and films that document the history of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) from the mid-twentieth century through the early twenty-first century. The materials provide a visual and audible documentation of the organization’s programs and activities.

Dates: 1895-2014; undated

National Association of Manufacturers Radio Division scrapbook

 Collection
Accession: 2491
Abstract:

John Drake Fitzgerald (1902-1969) was the chief of the Radio Division at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) in the early 1940s. While at NAM, Fitzgerald oversaw the “Defense for America” radio series that aired on NBC Red Network and “Your Defense Reporter” series which aired on Mutual Network. This scrapbook (digital copy), created by Fitzgerald, documents some of the work the Radio Division of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) did in 1941. Particular emphasis is on two radio programs: "Defense for America" and "Your Defense Reporter." Fitzgerald was the chief of the Radio Division.

Dates: 1941-1942

National Association of Manufacturers records

 Collection
Accession: 1411
Abstract:

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is “the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all fifty states,” and “is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States.” Their records provide comprehensive documentation of the organization's programs and activities from its founding in 1895 to the present.

Dates: 1885-2021, undated

Richard E. Heckert papers

 Collection
Accession: 2070
Abstract:

Richard E. Heckert (1924-2010) was chairman and CEO of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company from 1986 to 1989. His papers consist of his "personal" business files, most of which were generated by his membership on the boards of businesses and non-profit organizations.

Dates: 1973-1992

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Aero Commander, Inc 1
American Economic Foundation 1
American Liberty League 1
Beaver Valley Railroad Company 1
Bohemian Club (San Francisco, Calif.) 1
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Boone County Coal Corporation 1
Boy Scouts of America 1
Buckley, William F. (William Frank) 1
Byrd, Harry Flood, 1887-1966 1
Catalyst Inc. 1
Chilton Company 1
Christian Freedom Foundation 1
Committee for Constitutional Government 1
Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978 1
Crane, Jasper E. (Jasper Elliot), 1881-1969 1
Fitzgerald, John D., 1902-1969 1
Glenmede Trust Company 1
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998 1
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 1
Grove City College 1
Haake, Alfred P. (Alfred Paul), 1885-1961 1
Heckert, Richard Edwin, 1924-2010 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 1
John Birch Society 1
Kenna, E. Douglas (Edgar Douglas), 1924-2013 1
Lane, Rose Wilder, 1886-1968 1
Lawrence, David, 1888-1973 1
Loeb, William, 1905-1981 1
Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square, Pa.) 1
Manufacturing Institute 1
McIntire, Carl, 1906-2002 1
Merion Cricket Club 1
Mont Pelerin Society 1
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America 1
National Industrial Conference Board 1
National Radio Advertisers Association (U.S.) 1
Newton Falls Paper Mill Company 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Oaks, L. Robert, 1906-1981 1
Peale, Norman Vincent, 1898-1993 1
Pepper, George Wharton, 1867-1961 1
Pew Memorial Foundation 1
Pew, J. Howard (John Howard), 1882-1971 1
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A 1
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Foundation 1
Presbyterian Lay Committee 1
Reagan, Ronald 1
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 1
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973 1
Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison), 1874-1960 1
Rogers, Sherman 1
Sayre, Morris, 1885-1953 1
Spellman, Francis, 1889-1967 1
Taft, Robert A. (Robert Alphonso) 1
Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981 1
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 1
United Presbyterian Church of North America. General Assembly 1
United Presbyterian Foundation 1
Von Mises, Ludwig, 1881-1973 1
Weir, Ernest Tener, 1875-1957 1
Welch, Robert 1
YMCA of the USA 1
Yama Conferences on National Industrial Efficiency (1915 : Napanoch, N.Y.) 1
Young Americans for Freedom 1
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A 1
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