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Edward J. Higgins papers

Inventory


Series I. Correspondence
This series is comprised of general correspondence, such as thank you notes, from a variety of persons whom Higgins had cause to come in contact with during the course of his career in Washington, D. C.

Arrangement: This series is arranged alphabetically.

Container Description Date
1, 1 Altieri, Alice L.
1950
1, 2 Clinton, John B.
1966
1, 3 Denfield, Admiral Louis Emil
1947
1, 4 Furcolo, Foster
1958
1, 5 Humphrey, Hubert H.
1967
1, 6 Johnson, Lyndon B.
1964
1, 7 Keeney, Barnaby
1966
1, 8 Kennedy, John F.
1960
1, 9 Jenkins, Walter
1964
1, 10 Mantos, Mike
1967
1, 11 Morell, Admiral Ben
1964
1, 12 Pell, Claiborne
1960
1, 13 Slavin, Rev. Robert J.
1943
1, 14 Sorensen, Theodore C.
1964
1, 15 Truman, Harry
1948
1, 16 Valenti, Jack
1966
1, 17 Vanderbuilt, William H.
1978
1, 18 Woods, Rose Mary
1971

Series II. The Wiretapping Case
This series is comprised of materials that were generated during the course of the investigation of the 1939-1940 wire tapping case involving then R.I. Governor William H. Vanderbuilt and Pawtucket Mayor Thomas P. McCoy.

Arrangement: The series is arranged according to topic.

Container Description Date
1, 19 Theodore F. Green correspondence
1940
1, 20 J. Edgar Hoover correspondence
1939-1940
1, 21 Louis V. Jackvony correspondence
1939-1940
1, 22 J. Howard McGrath correspondence
1940
1, 23 General correspondence
1939-1940
1, 24 General correspondence and reports
1940
1, 25 Hearing testimony
1940
1, 26 Photographs
1940
1, 27 Petitions
1940
1, 28 Senatorial statements
1939-1940
1, 29 News clippings
Jan 1940
1, 30 News clippings
Feb 1940
1, 31 News clippings
Mar 1940
1, 32 News clippings
Apr 1940
1, 33 News clippings
May 1940
1, 34 News clippings
Jun 1940
1, 35 News clippings
Jul-Nov 1940
1, 36 News clippings
1940
1, 37 Memorandums re: W.H. Vanderbilt
1939-1940
1, 38 Grand Jury investigation
1939
1, 39 Telephone transactions
1939-1940
1, 40 Pawtucket Police reports
1939
1, 41 City of Pawtucket resolution
1940 Apr 10
1, 42 Duplicate news clippings
1940
1, 43 Duplicate news clippings
1940
1, 44 Duplicate news clippings
1940
1, 45 Duplicate news clippings
1940

Series III. Subject Files
This series contains campagin artifacts, baseball memoribilia, copies of Senate resolutions and House bills, along with memoribilia not classified elsewhere.

Arrangement: This series is arranged by topic.

Container Description Date
1, 46 S. Res. 224/H.R. 2266/H.R. 3099
1940-1941
1, 47 S. Res. 224
1941
1, 48 Congressional Record
1941
1, 49 Radio Laws of the U.S.
1938
1, 50 Biographical information - Cornelius Vanderbilt
undated
1, 51 "He lost by 63 votes: that's it."
1956
1, 52 Quonest Point
1939, 1973
1, 53 Jefferson Day Dinner program
1945 Apr 15
1, 54 Testimonial Banquet - Edward J. Higgins
1976
1, 55 The Mounted Cavalry Band - A Cavalryman's Soliloquy
undated
1, 56 Campaign flyers
1974
1, 57 American Leaque Baseball passes
1948-1978
1, 59 DNC Delegate passes
1932, 1940, 1948
1, 60 The News Tribune
1935 Jan 2
1, 61 The Evening Bulletin
1935 Jan 2
2, 1 One 3 1/5 inch reel-to-reel tape, "Senator Green commentary"
1959 Jan 30
2, 2-3 Two unidentifed 3 1/5 inch reel-to-reel tapes
undated
2, 4-5 Two unidentifed 7 1/5 inch reel-to-reel tapes
undated
2 One unused appointment book
undated
2 One unused address/telephone book
undated
3 Resolution for Senator Theodore F. Green
1957
3 Resolution for Edward J. Higgins
1979
3 One unidentified phonograph album
undated
4 One Denny Roberts Campaign Pennant
ca. 1950
4 Campaign and baseball memoribilia
undated
5 Campaign and DNC Delegate memoribilia
undated