Raymond E. Willis Papers
L179
1936-1950
4 mss. boxes

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Biographical Note:

Raymond Eugene Willis was born in Waterloo, Indiana on August 11, 1875. He attended Waterloo Public Schools and graduated from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana in 1896. He became a printer in 1898 and worked for various papers in Angola, Indiana. He was the Steuben County Republican central committee secretary in 1908; he served as the Angola postmaster, 1910-1914; and served as the Indiana Republican Editorial Association president until going into the Indiana House of Representatives in 1919. He was a Republican national convention delegate, 1940-1952. He ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate in 1938 but was elected in 1941 and served until 1947. He then returned to the publishing business as president of the Steuben Printing Company and became the trustee of Tri-State College in Angola, Indiana. Willis died in Angola, March 21, 1956 and is interred at Circle Hill Cemetery.

Sources:
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. United States Congress. 13 December 2006 < http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000563>

Rebecca A. Shepherd ... [et al.], eds. A Biographical directory of the Indiana General Assembly v. 2. Indianapolis : Select Committee on the Centennial History of the Indiana.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains mainly original correspondences of Raymond E. Willis including his campaigns for Senator in 1938, 1940, and 1946 and his years as a Senator.  It contains mostly political correspondences dealing with the Republican party and Indiana politics.  Also included here are Willis’s voting records from 1941-1944 and a scrapbook compiled about his 1940 opponent Senator Sherman Minton.   The materials are in chronological order. 


Item Listing:

Box 1, Folder 1 Correspondence 1936-1937

1936 Nov. 3	Official vote of Putman Co
1936 Nov. 3	 Official vote of the 10th Congressional 'District incl. Plurality vote for Congressmen in the counties of the present 
                                10th District
1937 May. 4	To Editor of the News from J. E. Boesen
1938 Jan. 6	Willis, Raymond E. from Bayne Morley, Independent publishing Co.*
1938 Feb. 23	Telegram Ray Willis from E. R. Gray
1938 Feb. 23	Willis, Mr. Ray from Ralph B. Gregg
1938 Feb. 23	Telegram Ray Willis from Marion R. Money, Druggist
1938 Feb. 23	Judge Clyde C. Carlin from Frank H. Walker
1938 Feb. 23	Willis, Raymond E. from Frank H. Walker
1938 Feb. 24	Telegram-Raymond Willis from George Fate
1938 Feb. 24	Willis, Raymond E. from Bert [Herbert E. Larsh]
1938 Feb. 24	Willis, R. E. from [Fred I. Willis]
1938 Feb. 25	Willis, Raymond E. from Thomas A. Davis and Joan W. Davis 
1938 Feb. 25	Willis, Raymond E. from H. [Herbert] P. Sisterhen
1938 Feb. 25	Gregg, Ralph B. from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Feb. 25	Willis, Fred I. from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Feb. 25	Thomas A. Davis from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Feb. 26	Willis from Frank H. Walker
1938 Feb. 26	Willis, Raymond E. from W. H. Brennen
1938 Feb. 26	Mr. Willis from Ben. Douglass
1938 Feb. 28	Willis, Ray from C. F. Kohlmeyer
1938 Feb. 28	Willis, Raymond E. from Guy Wilkins, Rep. County Chairman
1938 Mar. 1	Larsh, Herbert [Bert] from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Mar. 1	Wilkins, Guy from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Mar. 3	Willis, Raymond E. from A. H. S.	[Arthur H. Snapp]
1938 Mar. 3	Willis, R. E. from [Fred I. Willis]
1938 Mar. 4	Willis, Raymond E. from S. P. Hull
1938 Mar. 4	Willis, Raymond E. from Frank P. McNutt
1938 Mar. 4	Willis, Raymond E. from Lester Nixon
1938 Mar. 4	Wills, Clarence H. (Republican candidate for U. S. Senator)
                                from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Mar. 5	Willis, Raymond E. from H. B. Allman
1938 Mar. 5	Poem, dedicated to Raymond E. Willis from Ada Perry Brinhacker
1938 Mar. 5	Willis, Raymond from William Brown
1938 Mar. 5	Willis, Raymond from Oscar [Oscar H. Cravens)
1938 Mar. 5	'Dear Jack' from Frank Edwards
1938 Mar. 5	Willis, Raymond E. from Earl Groth
1938 Mar. 7	Willis, Raymond E. from D. A. Clark of Union News
1938 Mar. 7	Willis, Raymond E. from Chester V. Joseph
1938 Mar. 7	Willis, Raymond E. from A. H. S[Arthur H. Snapp] 
1938 Mar. 7	'Dear Ray' from Clyde	
1938 Mar. 7	Willis, Raymond E. from Don E. Warrick, suggestions for platform
1938 Mar. 7	Willis, Raymond E. from Guy Willis, County Chairman, Pike Co.
1938 Mar. 7	Willis, Raymond E. from C. H. Wills
1938 Mar. 7	Willis, Raymond E. from D. A. Clark of Union News
1938 Mar. 8	Letter of support
1938 Mar. 8	Willis, Raymond E. from J. D. Thacker
1938 Mar. 8	Cravens, Oscar from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Mar. 8	Hull, S.P. from Raymond E. Willis 
1938 Mar. 8	Kochmeyer, C. F., et al, from Raymond E. Willis 
1938 Mar. 8	Snapp, Arthur H. from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Mar. 8	Willis, Fred I. from Raymond E. Willis (about campaign)
1938 Mar. 9	Willis, Raymond E. from Ira G. Baker, Wells County Republican Chairman
1938 Mar. 9	Willis, Raymond E. from Gerald W. Fisher, Chairman of LaGrange County, Republican Central Committee
1938 Mar. 9	Willis, Raymond E. from Clare B. Fry, Vice-Co-Chairwoman, Noble County
1938 Mar. 9	Armstrong, Wayne M. from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Mar. 9	Clark, D. A. from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Mar. 9	Judge Harry Crumpacker from J. G. Y.
1938 Mar. 9	Edwards, Frank E., 4t al ,Raymond E. Willis
1938 Mar. 9	Joseph, C. V. from R. E. Willis
1938 Mar. 9	Walb, Clyde A. from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Mar. 9	Judge Alfred Link from J. G. Y. [Yeagley & Yeagley] 
1938 Mar. 9	Willis, Raymond E. from John G. Yeagley; campaign
1938 Mar. 9	Willis, Raymond E. from Ira G. Baker, Wells County Repub. Chairman
1938 Mar. 10	Willis, Raymond E. from Felix M. McWhirter, Treas. of Indiana Republican State Central Committee
1938 Mar. 10	Willis, Raymond E. from Fred I. Willis; campaign
1938 Mar. 15	McWhirter, Felix M., et al, from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Mar. 15	Willis, Raymond E. from O.B. Sellers 
1938 Mar. 15	Wolfe, Edward A. from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Mar. 16	Willis, Raymond E. from Lester [Boatman?]
1938 Mar. 16	Sellers, O. B. from Raymond E. Willis 
1938 Mar. 16	Phemister, B. F. from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Mar. 18	Willis, Raymond E. from Ralph Howard
1938 Mar. 18	Willis, Raymond E. from Allen Street
1938 Mar. 18	Bowen, Walter, et al, from Raymond E. Willis 
1938 Mar. 18	Davis, Thomas A. and Jack Davis from Raymond E. Willis; campaign 
1938 Mar. 19	Willis, Raymond E. from Walter E. Bowen

Box 1, Folder 2 Correspondence Mar. 19-May 11, 1938

1938 Mar. 21	Willis, Raymond E. from Mrs. Bella Kennedy Hale; about Joint Resolution 519; subversive activities of Communism, 
                                reorganization of the educational system, mentions H. G. Wells
1938 Mar. 21	Boatman, Lester from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Mar. 21	Howard, Ralph from Raymond E. Willis 
1938 Mar. 21	Neal, Noel C. from Raymond E. Willis 
1938 Mar. 22	Willis, Raymond E. from Edward A. Wolfe
1938 Mar. 24	'Uncle Ray' from Ted
1938 Mar. 25	Willis, Raymond E. from Sidney C. Brown
1938 Mar. 25	Willis, Raymond E. from C. A. Larson
1938 Mar. 26	Willis, Raymond E. from Fred I. Millis 
1938 Mar. 28	Brown, Sidney C. from Raymond E. Willis 
1938 Mar. 28	Johnson, Ed. R. from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Mar. 28	Gregg, Ralph from Raymond E. Willis; campaign
1938 Mar. 28	Ted from ?; views on simplification of the government
1938 Mar. 28	Larson, C. A. from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Mar. 28	Lasher, Norman, et al , from Raymond E. Willis 
1938 Mar. 28	Street, Allen from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Mar. 29	Willis, Raymond E. from Ralph B. Gregg; campaign
1938 Mar. 29	Willis, Raymond E. from. Alfreda J. Lambdin; campaign
1938 Mar. 29	Willis, Raymond E. from N. J. Lasher 
1938 Mar. 30	Willis, Raymond E. from Neil
1938 Mar. 31	Willis, Raymond E. from Noel C. Neil campaign
1938 Mar. 	Willis, Raymond E. from Daniel B. Kingery; seeking amendment to National Railroad Retirement act of 1935
1938 Apr. 1	Willis, Raymond E. from Frank B. Willis; campaign
1938 Apr. 2	Willis, Raymond E. from Isadore Levine; campaign
1938 Apr. 2	Lasher, Norman J. from Raymond E. Willis 
1938 Apr. 2	McCallum, Neil from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Apr. 2	Neal, Noel C. from Raymond E. Willis; campaign, lists activities 
1938 Apr. 2	Willis, F. B., from Raymond E. Willis, campaign 
1938 Apr. 4	Ahrens, Gearhad from Raymond E. Willis; campaign 
1938 Apr. 4	Levine, Isadore E. from R. E. Willis; campaign 
1938 Apr. 4	Thomas, Ray from R. E. Willis; campaign 
1938 Apr. 5	Willis, Raymond E. from Frank B. Willis 
1938 Apr. 6	Rowley, Frank from Noel C. Neal; campaign for Willis
1938 Apr. 8	The Executive’s Club News, "What it takes to Win” by Major John L. Griffith
1938 Apr. 9	Willis, Raymond E. from Patrick Maloney; political
1938 Apr. 12	Willis, Raymond E. from John Yeagley; list of delegates elected by [Republican] county committee
1938 Apr. 14	Kossa, Frank from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Apr. 14	Yealgey, John from Raymond E. Politics
1938 Apr. 15	Willis, Raymond E. from John G. Yeagley; campaign
1938 Apr. 15	Sherwood, Elmer from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Apr. 16	Willis, Raymond E. from Thos. A. Davis; campaign
1938 Apr. 19	Willis, Raymond E. from Harlan L. Kays, President of Ind. University Republican Club
1938 Apr. 19	Larrew, J. W. from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Apr. 20	Willis, Raymond E. from Frank H. Davis, Mayor of Hobart; political
1938 Apr. 20	Willis, Raymond E. from C. H. Graves; inquires of Raymond E. Willis' position on foreign policy'
1938 Apr. 21	Willis, Raymond E. from Frank R. Kossa; political
1938 Apr. 23	Davis, Thomas A. from Raymond E. Willis; political
1938 Apr. 23	Graves, C. H. from Raymond E. Willis; states position on foreign policy
1938 Apr. 23	Broninger, Ella M. from Raymond E. Willis; friendly letter
1938 Apr. 23	Mr. Asher from Raymond E. Willis included: Raymond E. Willis from Court Asher; business
1938 Apr. 26	Ransburg, Harper from Raymond E. Willis; campaign 
1938 Apr. 26	Walcott, Eden H. from Raymond E.Willis
1938 Apr. 30	Douglas, Benjamin Wallace from Raymond E. Willis; Soc. Security and Soc. Welfare
1938 Apr. 30	Duff, Dr. James K. from Raymond E. Willis; political 
1938 Apr. 30	Fate, George from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Apr. 30	Fisher, Gerald W. from Raymond E. Willis; political
1938 Apr. 30	Neal, Noel from Raymond E. Willis; list of Raymond E. Willis activities on the previous Friday
1938 Apr. 30	Walcott, Ebon from Raymond E. Willis
1938 May 5	Noel Neal from Raymond E. Willis; lists activities and plans
1938 May 5	Nelson, William from Raymond E. Willis; congratulations for nomination to Congress in 11th District
1938 May 6	Willis, Raymond E. from Clyde E. Helms; delegate to State Convention
1938 May 7	Alpen, Fred from Raymond E. Willis; political 
1938 May 7	Bakstad, Joe from Raymond E. Willis; political 
1938 May 7	Larrew, Jack from Raymond E. Willis; political
1938 May 7	Meranda, Albert from Raymond E. Willis
1938 May 7	Yeagly, John G. from Raymond E. Willis; political
1938 May 10	Willis, Raymond E. from Grant Crumpacker; political
1938 May 11	Willis, Raymond E. from Noel C. Neal; political
1938 May 11	Willis, Raymond E. from Wm. O. Nelson; political 

Box 1, Folder 3 Correspondence May 13- June 29, 1938

1938 May 13	Crumpacker, Grant from Raymond E. Willis; political
1938 May 13	Willis, Will H. from Raymond E. Willis; political
1938 May 16	Neal, Noel C. from Raymond E. Willis; political 
1938 May 16	Ransburg, Harper from Raymond E. Willis; political
1938 May 18	Telegram- Raymond E. Willis from G. J. Metzger; Senator Vandenberg and A. H. Vandenberg, Jr. interested in Willis' 
                                candidacy
1938 May 20	Metzger, Gaylord J. from Raymond E. Willis; political
1938 May 20	Vandenberg, A. H. from R. E. Willis; states political situation in regard to nomination for a Republican Senator
1938 May 21	Willis, R. E. from Lloyd S. Hatzler
1938 May 21	Neal, Noel C. from R. E. Willis; campaign
1938 May 23	Willis, R. E. from William E. Brown; political
1938 May 24	Willis, R. E. from Louis W. Bortz; political
1938 May 24	Willis, R. E. from Isadore E. Levine; political
1938 May 25	Willis, R. E. from Gerhard Ahrens; political
1938 May 25	Willis, R. E. from H. H. Gardiner; political
1938 May 27	Willis, R. E. from Ottis Miller; political
1938 May 27	Neal, Noel C. from Austin W. Stults; campaign 
1938 May 28	Douglass, Benj. Wallace from R. E. Willis; campaign
1938 May 30	Willis, R. E. from J. E. Pershing; political
1938 June 1	Willis, R. E. from Don C. Flanagan
1938 June 3	Flanagan, Don C. from R. E. Willis; Political 
1938 June 3	Hanna, H. L. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 June 3	Morris, John from R.E. Willis; political, delegates to the State Convention oppose nomination of Sen. Van Nuys  incl. 
                                R. E. Willis from John: Morris; suggest Republicans not nominate to a candidate for U. S. Senator
1938 June 3	Pershing, J. E. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 June 3	Willis, Frank B. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 June 3	Political advertisement of James A. Slane
1938 June 4	Willis, R. E. from Yandell C. Cline; note
1938 June 4	Bailey, J. C. from Li. A. FitzGerald; figures on income of farmers; includes 2 tables
1938 June 6	Cline, Yandell C. from R. E. Willis; note
1938 June 6	Walb, Clyde A. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 June 7	Willis, R. E. from Noel C. Neal- editor strategy committee
1938 June 7	Hanna, H. L. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 June 7	Helms, Clyde E. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 June 8	Willis, R. E. from Chase Harding; political
1938 June 8	Neal, Noel C. from R. E. Willis; political activities
1938 June 8	Walb, Clyde A. from R. E. :Willis; political
1938 June 11	Uncle Ray from Nephel Hilton; Capehart plans to back the man nominated for Senator at the Republican State Convention. 
                                The program will include a rally for 10,000 Republicans. Gives a short biographical sketch of Capehart
1938 June 13	Willis, R. E. from Frank R. Kossa; political
1938 June 13	Fate, George from R. E. Willis
1938 June 13	Ferris, Cal from R. E. Willis; political
1938 June 13	Hogg, David from R. E. Willis; political
1938 June 13	Hornaday, Hilton P. from R. E. Willis; thoughts about including Mr. Capehart in the campaign if R. E. should be nominated. 
                                Family news
1938 June 14	Kossa, Frank R. from R. E. Willis; about convention
1938 June 14	Pritchard, Mrs. Walter from R. E. Willis; Women's Republican Club of Indianapolis; lists role of women in the U.S
1938 June 17	Willis, R. E. from Frank Kossa- political
1938 June 17	Form letter from Frank Kossa to person's attending the State Convention
1938 June 18	Hardy, Burton from C. L. Akers; political
1938 June 18	Groninger, Taylor from Raymond E. Willis; campaign
1938 June 18	Kossa, Frank from Raymond E. Willis; political
1938 June 22	Willis, R. E. fro, Harry E. Niemeyer; congratulations on Willis' nomination for office of U. S. Senator
1938 June 22	Form letter from Fred I. Millis to Marion Co. Delegates to the Indiana Republican State Convention
1938 June 24	Willis, R. E. from H. L. Dorrey; support
1938 June 25	Joseph, Chet from E. E. Willis
1938 June 27	Willis, R. E. from Clement L. Arthur; campaign
1938 June 29	Willis, R. E. from Helen L. Casebeer; congratulations
1938 June 29	Willis, R. E. from Cossie M. Day; congratulations public opinion against New Deal
1938 June 29	Willis, R. E. from Ben Douglass; congratulations
1938 June 29	Willis, R. E. from Dan M. Link; congratulations
1938 June 29	Telegram-R. E. Willis from Father Andres; congratulations.

Box 1, Folder 4 Correspondence June 30- July 1, 1938

1938 June 30	Dear Ray, from Paul N. Bogart; congratulations. and support
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from L. L. Booker; congratulations. and support
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Hugh Butler; Republican National committee 
1938 June 30	Congratulations. from Russell T. Byers
1938 June 30	Congratulations from W. H. Dobbins
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Otto Edwards; congratulations, speaks of 'terrible evils in our present banking and credit system.' 
                                The Federal Revenue Banking System.
1938 June 30	Gates, Ralph from John D. Fuller 
1938 June 30	Congratulations from John L. Fuller
1938 June 30	Congratulations from John L. Griffith
1938 June 30	Dear Ray from Wilbur Gruber; congratulations from a Jeffersonian
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Charles A. Halleck; congratulations; needs to work out campaign strategy for the fall
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from John Hamilton, Chairman of the Republican National Committee
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Lee J. Hartzell; congratulations and advice on future campaign activities
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Will [Wm. M. Hedrick]- congratulations
1938 June 30	Mrs. Ray Willis from Ruth Ross Herrman; congratulations and friendly
1938 June 30	Dear Ray from Heyware
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. is from Bob Hill; congratulations
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Bob Hill; congratulations
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Fred Hoke; congratulations
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from David M. Hoover; congratulations
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Ralph Howard; congratulations
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Chas C. Huffine; congratulations
1938 June 30	Dear Ray from Jim- congratulations
1938 June 30	Telegram; Mrs. Raymond E. Willis from Frank P. McNutt; congratulatins
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Jetty A. Mathews; congratulations
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from C. J. Maxton, congratulations
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from J. D. Milten Berger; congratulations
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Chas. Bennett Mitchell; congratulations.
1938 June 30	Gates, Ralph F. from E. E. Neal; congratulations and political
1938 June 30	Raymond from Alice Phillips; congratulations.
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Charles F. Remy, and W.H. Remy; congratulations.
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Grace B. Reynolds; member of Republican National Convention
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Sam Rizzo; congratulations 
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Will H. Remey; congratulations.
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Col. George M. Studebaker; congratulations.
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Frank M. Walker; congratulations and future campaign plans
1938 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Fred I. Willis	
1938 June 30	Uncle Ray from Don. [D. S. Davis] congratulations
1938 June 30	Statement
1938 July 1	Willis, R. E. from R. E. Chappelow; congratulations
1938 July 1	Willis, R. E. from Earl Crawford; congratulations.
1938 July 1	Willis, R. E. from M. J. Dempsey; urges use of pledge cards
1938 July 1	offers help and gives examples of persons he helped elect
1938 July 1	Willis, R. E. from George L. Denny; congratulations.
1938 July 1	Willis, R. E. from John Fossett; offers program to secure African-American vote
1938 July 1	Willis, R. E. from W. J. Heim, Pres. of Farmers of Ind., support of organization
1938 July 1	Willis, R. E. from John W. Johnson; congratulations., wants R. E. Willis stand on Townsend Plan
1938 July 1	Willis, R. E. from Newton H. Keister; support
1938 July 1	Willis, R. E. from Wolfred Lindstrom; congratulations.
1938 July 1	Ray from Lulu; congratulations.
1938 July 1	Willis, R. E. from Neil; congratulations. and political business
1938 July 1	Willis, R. E. from Bruce Nice congratulations.
1938 July 1	Willis, R. E. from David Palfreyman
1938 July 1	Willis, R. E. from Frank S. Reynolds; congratulations.
1938 July 1	Willis, R. E. from Olive Starr;	congratulations.
1938 July 1	Willis, R. E. from James E. Watson (opponent)- support
1938 July 1	Willis, R. E. from C. O. Wisler; suggests Willis withdraw in favor of Sen. Van Nuys
1938 July 1	Willis, R. E. from Frank Zahnal- National Greenback Chairman  wants Willis' stand on money reform
1938 July 1	Batchelor, George from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 July 1	Booker, L. L. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 1	Brown, Will from R. E. Willis
1938 July 1	Dobbins, William H. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 1	Douglass, Benjamin Wallace from R. E. Willis; asks help with writing campaign speeches
1938 July 1	Evansville Retail Grocers &M eat Dealers Association from George Denny; discusses lowering vs. repeal of Gross Income 
                                Tax
1938 July 1	Fate, George from R. E. Willis
1938 July 1	Flanagan, Don from R. E. Willis; congratulations on nomination as appellate Judge
1938 July 1	Hendrick, Will M. from R. E. Willis; friendly
1938 July 1	Hoover, David from R. E. Willis
1938 July 1	Howard, Ralph from R. E. Willis
1938 July 1	Johnson, John W. from R. E. Willis; no commitment on Townsend plan, open for arguments
1938 July 1	Link, Don M., et al from R. E. Willis
1938 July 1	Matthews, Jerry A. from R. E. Willis; friendly
1938 July 1	Maxton, Carrol J. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 1	Neal, Noel from R. E. Willis; thanks for service during campaign and friendly
1938 July 1	Remy, Chas F. and Will H. from R. E. Willis; discusses Pres. Roosevelt-and Senator Van Nuys
1938 July 1	Will H. Romey from R. E. Willis
1938 July 1	Studebaker, Col. George M. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 1	Walb, Clyde A. from R. E. Willis; thanks for service and wants advice during campaign
1938 July 1	Watson, James E. from R. E. Willis; Speaks of clean election campaign and wants advice during future campaign
1938 July 1	Willis, Clarence H. (opponent) from R. E. Willis; appreciates clean campaign and asks counsel in future
1938 July 1	Willis, Fred I. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 1	Yeager, Ralph from R. E. Willis; thanks for service

Box 1, Folder 5 Correspondence July 1-July 7, 1938

1938 July 2	Willis, R. E. from Mrs. Ruby Bassett
1938 July 2	Willis, R. E. from Harry O. Chamberlin; plan to secure colored vote in Marion Co.- favor Fish Bill to organize a special
                                colored unit in the army
1938 July 2	Willis, R. E. from Chas. E. Cumbrink; mentions that some of the Governors employees are under indictment for collecting
                                5% of the salaries of all civil service employees
1938 July 2	Willis, R. E. from Franklyn George; political
1938 July 2	Willis, R. E. from Thomas A. Daily; political
1938 July 2	Willis, R. E. from Jno. B. Goodrich
1938 July 2	Willis, R. E. from John N. Hughes
1938 July 2	Willis, R. E.  from Noble J. Johnson; suggests a way to make Senator Van Nuys run Independent
1938 July 2	Willis, R. E. from J. Willard Moffett; friendly
1938 July 2	Willis, R. E. from Arthur R. Robinson
1938 July 2	Willis, R. E. from W. Cullen Squier; political
1938 July 2	Allen, Frank from R. E. Willis
1938 July 2	Bogart, Paul from R. E. Willis; friendly
1938 July 2	Butler, Hugh A. from R. E. Willis; friendly, discusses Senator Van Nuys
1938 July 2	Byers, Russell T. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 2	Denny, George L. from R. E. Willis; mentions gross income tax
1938 July 2	Fuller, John D. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 2	Gilbert, Newton W. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 2	Hamilton, John from R. E. Willis
1938 July 2	Reynolds, Grace from R. E. Willis
1938 July 2	Watson, James B from R. E. Willis
1938 July 2	Wisler, C. O. from R. E. Willis; explains political situation in Indiana
1938 July 3	Willis, R. E. from James P. Goodrich; method to attack Senator Van Nuys
1938 July 3	Willis, R. E. from Richard T. James
1938 July 3	Father Andrew from R. E. Willis
1938 July 3	Reynolds, Frank S. from R. E. Willis; Willis describes how he got into the race
1938 July 4	Bro. Willis from Clyde Lee Fefe; wants to campaign for Willis
1938 July 4	R. E. W. from Cecil M. H. Hardin;	political business
1938 July 4	Willis, R. E. from Omer S. Whiteman; take General Welfare Adt of 1937, H.R. 4199 as part of his platform
1938 July 5	Willis, R. E. from Hazael O. Blackwell
1938 July 5	Willis, R. E. from Mrs. George Clink; recommends Arnold R. Milks for chauffeur
1938 July 5	Willis, R. E. from Enoch M. Gray; friendly
1938 July 5	Willis, R. E. from Forest A. Harness
1938 July 5	Dear Pat from Mame; friendly
1938 July 5	Willis, R. E. from Willard Moffett; Vernon Laurie's death
1938 July 5	Willis, R. E. from Ward Murray; campaign
1938 July 5	Willis, R. E. from Clyde A. Walb; friendly
1938 July 5	Willis, R. E. from Omer S. Whiteman; General Welfare Act
1938 July 6	Willis, R. E. from James A. Bell; new bill that deals with money question, Congressman Binderup's bill, H. R. 9800
1938 July 6	Ray from Walt; voting in general, public attitude
1938 July 6	Willis, R. E. from W. P. Eichenlaub; business
1938 July 6	Willis, R. E. from Owen Gandy; position on money question
1938 July 6	Willis, R. E. from Mrs. Pearl Willis
1938 July 6	Willis, R. E. from Noel C. Nell; political
1938 July 6	Willis, R. E. from E. B. Neely; political
1938 July 6	Willis, R. E. from George M. Studebaker; friendly offers suggestions
1938 July 6	Contribution receipt
1938 July 6	Casebeer, Helen L. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 6	Chappelow, B. E. from R. E.
1938 July 6	Cline, F. E., et al from R. E. Willis
1938 July 6	Combrink, Charles E. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 6	Crawford, Earl from R. E. Willis
1938 July 6	Crawford, Ralph from R. E. Willis
1938 July 6	Daily, Thomas A. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 6	Dempsey, M. J. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 6	Fossett, John from R. E. Willis; interested in program to gain African-American vote
1938 July 6	George, Franklyn from R. E. Willis
1938 July 6	Goodrich, John from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 6	Gruber, Wilbur from R. E. Willis
1938 July 6	Harper, Sam A. from R. E. Willis; friendly
1938 July 6	Hawkins, Stephen from R. E. Willis; interested in General Welfare Act
1938 July 6	Hill, Robert Lee from R. E. Willis
1938 July 6	Lindstrom, Walfred from R. E. Willis; attitude of state
1938 July 6	Moffett, J. Willard from R. E. Willis; Vern Laurie's death and politics
1938 July 6	Nice, Bruce from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 6	Palfreyman, Dave from R. E. Willis; attitudes of voters
1938 July 6	Rizzo, Sam from R. E. Willis; friendly
1938 July 6	Robinson, Arthur R. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 6	Johnson, Noble J. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 6	Whiteman, Horner S. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 6	Lindstrom, Walfred from R. E. Willis; attitude of state
1938 July 7	Willis, R. E. from Charles E. Dare; letter of introduction
1938 July 7	Willis, R. E. from Ben (Douglass) :suggestions for Willis policy, hopes it will contain Willis ideas and not the State 
                                Committee’s
1938 July 7	Willis, R. E. from Don C. Flanagan
1938 July 7	Willis, R. E. from Frank R. Kossa;	political
1938 July 7	Willis, R. E. from Louis R. Markan
1938 July 7	Willis, R. E. from Mark W. Rhoads; discusses Sen. Van Nuys
1938 July 7	Bassett, Mrs. Ruby from R. E. Willis
1938 July 7	Goodrich, James P. (Gov.) form R. E. Willis; thinks for advice in handling Van Nuys, wants further council
1938 July 7	Bill- note about problems with absentee-controlled chains that dominate the market
1938 July 7	Note

Box 1, Folder 6 Correspondence July 8-July 15, 1938

1938 July 8	Willis, R. E. from Edna Cutter
1938 July 8	Willis, R. E. from George Eberhart
1938 July 8	Willis, R. E. from John Fossett; Democratic Convention
1938 July 8	Willis, R. E. from J. P. Goodrich; note
1938 July 8	Uncle Ray from Hilton; suggestions from a news man about Campaigning
1938 July 8	Willis, R. E. from Arthur H. Huas
1938 July 8	Willis, R. E. from J. Otto Lee; rumor stated by Democrat "character assassins", Willis runs a non-union paper
1938 July 8	Willis, R. E. from William. F. Little;	political
1938 July 8	Willis, R. E. from J. D. Miltenberger; Willis did not recognize him at convention
1938 July 8	Willis, R. E. from W. B. Stephenson
1938 July 8	Willis, R. E. from Senator Vandenberg
1938 July 8	Chamberlain, Harry O. from R. E. Willis; mentions suggestion about a special colored unit in the army
1938 July 8	Davis, George from R. E. Willis
1938 July 8	Hays, Will H. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 8	Librarian of Congress from R. E. Willis; request copy of Representative Hamilton Fish’s Bill for special colored unit
                                in the army
1938 July 9	Willis, R. E. from Frank E. Cline; political
1938 July 9	Willis, R. E. from Troy C. Glascock; political business
1938 July 9	Willis, R. E. from Helen B. La Mondy; political
1938 July 9	Studebaker, Col. Geo. M. from R. E. Willis; note 
1938 July 11	Willis, R. E. from William Brown 
1938 July 11	Willis, R. E. from A. B. Burch; political
1938 July 11	Willis, R. E. from Harry O. Chamberlain; colored vote 
1938 July 11	Willis, R. E. from Ralph Crawford; political
1938 July 11	Willis, R. E. from P, G. Knesely; wants position on Townsend Act 
1938 July 11	Willis, R. E. from Joel Messick
1938 July 11	Willis, R. E. from Charles A. Mullis; gives facts to expose a criminal gang in public office in Indiana
1938 July 11	Goodrich, James P. from R. E. Willis; lunch
1938 July 11	Lee, J. Otto from R. E. Willis; gives facts about his employees to be used against the rumor
1938 July 11	Neal, Noel from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 July 12	Willis, R. E. from Burley Douglas 
1938 July 12	Willis, R. E. from H. Edgar French 
1938 July 12	Ray from Neal Nole; political, public image
1938 July 12	Willis, R. E. from James Watson
1938 July 12	Willis, R. E. from Ella Webber; wants stand on Townsend Act
1938 July 12	Adams, Rev. B. F. from R. E. Willis; colored vote incl. R. E. Willis from Rev. B. F. Adams
1938 July 12	Bell, James A. from R. E. Willis 
1938 July 12	Berger, Walter from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 12	Blackwell from R. E. Willis
1938 July 12	Bugher, H. E. from R. E. Willis; business
1938 July 12	Eberhart, George M. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 12	Eichenlaub, W. P. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 12	Gandy, Owen from R. E. Willis; money situation Pearl Willis Griffith from R. E. Willis
1938 July 12	Keister, Newton H. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 12	Klink, Mrs. George from R. E. Willis; about chauffer 
1938 July 12	Kossa, Frank R. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 12	Markan, Louis R. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 12	Masters, Paul from R. E. Willis; politic includes; R. E. Willis from Paul asters; politic R. E. Willis from Paul Masters; political
1938 July 12	Mitchell, Anna Sniff from R. E. Willis
1938 July 12	Murray, Ward from R. E. Willis
1938 July 12	Myers, Ernest L. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 12	Neal, Noel from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 12	E. E. Neal from R. E. Willis
1938 July 12	Rhoads, Mark W. from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 July 12	Stephenson, W. B. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 12	Taylor, John C. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 12	Vandenberg, A. H., Jr. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 12	Keister, Newton H. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 13	Willis, R. E. from John Fossett; wants Willis' stand on the Race question
1938 July 13	Friend Ray from Ron S. Moorse; political; includes letter about R.E. Willis
1938 July 13	Willis, R. E from Ernest L. Myers; political
1938 July 13	Willis, R. E from Charles F. Remy; political, Tammany system in Marion Co., no relief in  Republican platform
1938 July 13	Akers, C. L. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 13	Burch, A. V. from R. E, Willis
1938 July 13	Care, Charles E. from R. E. Willis 7-13-1938 
1938 July 13	Dye, Willis B. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 13	Fossett, John from R.E. Willis; African American Vote
1938 July 13	Habegger, C. T. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 13	Miltenberger, J. D. from R. E. Willis; apology
1938 July 13	Russell from R. E. Willis
1938 July 14	Willis, R. E from Will Bogur
1938 July 14	Willis, R. E from H. E. Bugher; political
1938 July 14	Willis, R. E from Joe Carpenter; political
1938 July 14	Willis, R. E from Frank Edwards; political
1938 July 14	Willis, R. E from John Hamilton; political
1938 July 14	Willis, R. E from Herb
1938 July 14	Brown, Will from R. E. Willis Edna Cutter from R. E. Willis
1938 July 14	French, H. Edgar from R. E. Will as 
1938 July 14	Neal, Frank from R. E. Willis 
1938 July 15	Willis, R. E from A. V. Burch
1938 July 15	Willis, R. E from Chester A. Davis; political
1938 July 15	Willis, R. E from Albert Meranda; political
1938 July 15	Ray from Tommy Ritter; political

Box 1, Folder 7 Correspondence July 16-July 20, 1938

1938 July 16	Willis, R. E from Mabel Sites Fraser; political
1938 July 16	Willis, R. E from J. L. Geyer; Support Ludlow referendum?
1938 July 16	Willis, R. E from Earl Groth
1938 July 16	R. E. Willis from Morton S. Hawkins; suggestion about Van Nuys
1938 July 16	Willis, R. E from N. B. James; political
1938 July 16	Willis, R. E from Lin S. Kider, James A. Raper
1938 July 16	Willis, R. E from Earle W. Moss; African-American vote
1938 July 16	Willis, R. E from Charles A. West; political
1938 July 17	Willis, R. E from Thos. A. Lasher
1938 July 17	Willis, R. E from Iversen I. Mason; Roosevelt and Republican Congress
1938 July 18	Willis, R. E from W. H. Deubener; political 
1938 July 18	Willis, R. E from J. S. Ethridge; political
1938 July 18	Willis, R. E, et al, from George Fate; political
1938 July 18	Willis, R. E from Grace Glaser; political included; Mathew Qua Glaser , an article
1938 July 18	Willis, R. E from Frieda A. Robinson; political
1938 July 18	Willis, R. E from Frank B. Willis; political
1938 July 18	Allison, George W. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 18	Willis, R. E from G. W. A.
1938 July 18	Bogar, Will from R. E. Willis
1938 July 18	Taylor, John C. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 19	Willis, R. E from Fern Ale
1938 July 19	Postcard
1938 July 19	Willis, R. E from I. E. King; political
1938 July 20	Willis, R. E from Carl G. Cones; has plan to change economic system
1938 July 20	Willis, R. E from Robert S. Darnell; what is Willis' stand on H.R. 4199, General Welfare Act
1938 July 20	Willis, R. E from John Fossett
1938 July 20	Willis, R. E from Newton W. Gilbert 
1938 July 20	Willis, R. E from John H. Lewis
1938 July 20	Watson, James E. from R. E. Willis; political

Box 1, Folder 8 Correspondence July 21-July 25, 1938

1938 July 21	Willis, R. E from Otto G. Fifield 
1938 July 21	Willis, R. E from Claude McElhenry
1938 July 22	Carlen, Clyde C. from Ira H. Church; politic
1938 July 22	Willis, R. E from George O. Compton; Van Nuys' pledge cards
1938 July 22	Willis, R. E from M. F. Daubenheyer; plan for more benefits for disabled veterans denied compensation & political incl. 
                                Address- Socialized Medicine;  about Veteran’s medical benefits
1938 July 22	Willis, R. E from J. Walter Yeagley 
1938 July 22	 Political Advertisement
1938 July 23	Willis, R. E from H. L. Doney (?); political
1938 July 23	Willis, R. E from Jim A. Emmert; political
1938 July 23	Willis, R. E from Oswald	
1938 July 23	Willis, R. E from John Fossett; testimony
1938 July 23	Willis, R. E from L. L. Jenner; political
1938 July 23	Willis, R. E from Ralph H. Jernegan; introduction to George E. Rohnson
1938 July 23	Willis, R. E from J. F. Musselman; report on export and import of grain 
1938 July 23	Bill
1938 July 24	Willis, R. E from J. E. Beresen; farmer's vote incl. Letter to the editor of the News
1938 July 25	Willis, R. E from E. P. Copeland; farmer's vote
1938 July 25	Willis, R. E from John G. Townsend; donation
1938 July 25	Badgley, W. W. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 25	Bergher, W. E. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 25	Compton, George O. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 25	Grag, Harriet from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 25	Darnell, Robert S. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 25	Daubenheyer, Dr. F. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 25	Davis, Chester A. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 25	Dorrey, H. L. from R. E. Willis;
1938 July 25	Douglass, Mr. & Mrs. Ben from R. E. Willis
1938 July 25	Fraser, Mabel Sites from R. E. Willis
1938 July 25	Gibbons, Ray from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 25	 Gilbert, Newton from R. E. Willis
1938 July 25	Groth, Earl from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 25	Huden, Mr. & Mrs. Frost from R. E. Willis
1938 July 25	Hart, W. A. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 25	Hasemeier, David E. from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 July 25	Hawkins, Morton S. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 25	LaMondy, Thomas E. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 25	Larsh, H. G. from R. E. Willis; political	
1938 July 25	Morse, Ross S. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 25	West, Charles A. from R. E. Willis; political

Box 1, Folder 9 Correspondence July 26-July 30, 1938

1938 July 26	Willis, R. E from Wilbur Siebert; political 
1938 July 26	Willis, R. E from Frank H. Walker; political
1938 July 26	Zahnd, John from R. E. Willis
1938 July 26	Willis, R. E from Harvey Wilson; political 
1938 July 26	Carpenter Joe from R. E. Willis
1938 July 26	Cones, Carl G. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 26	Duehener, Wm. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 26	Fifield, Otto G. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 26	Fossett, John from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 July 26	Geyer, J. L. from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 July 26	Glaser Mrs. Grace from R. E. Willis
1938 July 26	McElheny, Claude from R. E. Willis ; business 
1938 July 26	Nieman, J. E. from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 July 26	Waters, John E. from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 July 26	Welsheimer, F. L. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 27	Willis, R. E from H. E. Brewer
1938 July 27	Willis, R. E from Alvin R. Cauturll; political 
1938 July 27	Willis, R. E from Mae Callane Whitbek; political
1938 July 27	Willis, R. E from Bob Gillis; political
1938 July 27	Douglass, Benjamin Wallace from Henry I. Green; asks opinion of Illinois state platform (copy attached), mentions 
                                Homer Capehart
1938 July 27	Willis, R. E from Frank Jefferies; encloses lyric to be considered for campaign
1938 July 27	Willis, R. E from Felix M. McWhirter; concerning Willis' employment of William Fortune as political secretary
1938 July 27	Willis, R. E from Arnold A. Meister; political
1938 July 27	Butler Welsh Grain Co. from. I. E. Woodard, Acme -Evans Co; business and political
1938 July 27	Edwards, Frank from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 27	Ethridge, J. S. from R. E. Willis 
1938 July 27	Fluemer, Oswald from R. E. Willis
1938 July 27	Glascock, Troy C. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 28	Willis, R. E from J. W. Whitaker; friendly
1938 July 28	Willis, R. E from John Asher
1938 July 28	Willis, R. E from A. T. Bartow; wants Willis' views on Townsend Nat'l Recovery Plan
1938 July 28	Willis, R. E from M. B. Breckenridge; political 
1938 July 28	Willis, R. E from John C. Chaney; political 
1938 July 28	Willis, R. E from Allen H. Devault; political
1938 July 28	Willis, R. E from J. P. Goodrich; political 
1938 July 28	Willis, R. E from F. G. Keller; political 
1938 July 28	Willis, R. E from Donald R. Mote; political 
1938 July 28	Willis, R. E from Grany Dylee; political
1938 July 28	Willis, R. E from Frieda A. Robinson; political
1938 July 29	Willis, R. E from Robert Lee Brokenburr; political
1938 July 29	Willis, R. E	from Thos. A. Davis; business
1938 July 29	Willis, R. E from Ross S. Mone ; linotype letter 
1938 July 29	Ale, Miss Fern from R. E. Willis; friendly 
1938 July 29	Boesen, John from R. E. Willis
1938 July 29	Whitbrek, Mae Callane from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 29	Copeland, E. P. from R. W. Willis
1938 July 29	Gillis, Dr. Robert R. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 29	Kingery, Daniel B. from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 July 29	Sleeth, Miss Mary from R. E. Willis
1938 July 29	Townsend, John G., Jr. from R. E. Willis
1938 July 29	Willis, Frank B. from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 July 29	Wills, C. H. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 July 30	Postcard
1938 July 30	Willis, R. E. from Chas. A. Mullis; state he was a political prisoner for 6 weeks, wants to expose gang of crooks in 
                                Indiana Government
1938 July 30	Williamson, E. B. from Edward Keating; political
1938 July 30	Willis, R. E from W. Cullen Squier; political 
1938 July	Raymond from Omar F. Brown; friendly

Box 1, Folder 10 Correspondence July 1938-Aug. 8, 1938

1938 July	Willis, R. E from Clarence A. Cook
1938 July	Willis, R. E from Dye
1938 July	Telegram
1938 July	Willis, R. E from Russ: friendly 
1938 Aug. 1	Willis, R. E from Wm. E. Carson; wants Willis' stand on H .R. 4199
1938 Aug. 1	Remmel, Arthur K. from ?
1938 Aug. 1	Alpen, F. W. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 1	Asher, Rev. John from R E. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 1	Breckenridge, Wm. from R. E. Willis: political
1938 Aug. 1	Brokenburr, Robert Lee from It. E. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 1	Craig, Harriet I. from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 Aug. 1	Davis, Thomas A. from R. E. Willis; businesses
1938 Aug. 1	Goodrich, James P. from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 Aug. 1	Keller, Frank G. from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 Aug. 1	Pyle, Grant from R. E. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 2	Postcard
1938 Aug. 2	Bath, Thomas from R. E. Willis; congratulations for appointment to assistant director and treasurer of Young Republican 
                                Org. , political
1938 Aug. 2	Harden, Mrs. Frost from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 Aug. 2	Hicks, Miss Mary from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 Aug. 2	James, Richard from R. E. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 2	Jefferies, Fred from R. E. Willis; congratulations on Fred’s nomination for Judge of the Superior Court of Vigo Co.
1938 Aug. 2	Mote, Donald R. from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 Aug. 2	Woodhull, Mark from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 4	Willis, R. E from Edmund F. Albertson; political 
1938 Aug. 4	Willis, R. E from Cecil M. Hardin; political
1938 Aug. 4	Willis, R. E from Bill Little; political
1938 Aug. 4	Willis, R. E from H. B. Wells; political
1938 Aug. 4	Neal, Noel from Austin W. Stults; suggestions for Willis campaign technique 
1938 Aug. 4	Williamson, E. B. from Wm. Green; political
1938 Aug. 5	Willis, R. E from Chester A. Davis-political 
1938 Aug. 5	Willis, R. E from Fred O. Jefferies; political 
1938 Aug. 5	Willis, R. E from Byron F. Ladue; political
1938 Aug. 5	Willis, R. E from Noel C. Neal; political
1938 Aug. 5	Willis, R. E from D. T. Riser; political 
1938 Aug. 6	Gregg, Ralph from Harry J. Baker; political
1938 Aug. 6	Willis, R. E from A. T. Barton; political
1938 Aug. 6	Willis, R. E from John E. Bath; political
1938 Aug. 8	Manlove, Mrs. Gertrude from Richard T. James; political
1938 Aug. 8	Willis, R. E from Clyde; political
1938 Aug. 8	Willis, R. E from Theodore L. Sendak; political
1938 Aug. 8	Willis, R. E from Wilbur P. Wade; political
1938 Aug. 8	Bobbitt, Archie M. from James E. Watson; letter of introduction for Dr. Edward F. Albertson
1938 Aug. 8	Willis, R. E from Ray Welty; political
1938 Aug. 8	Willis, R. E from Frank B. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 8	Abbott, Clarence F. from R. E. Willis; political

Box 2, Folder 1 Correspondence Aug. 9-Aug. 21, 1938

1938 Aug. 9	Willis, R. E from Gordon Foster; political
1938 Aug. 9	Willis, R. E from Edward Jorgensen; political, monetary reform bill
1938 Aug. 9	Willis, R. E from Neil D. McCallum; political 
1938 Aug. 9	Willis, R. E from E. B. Williamson; political
1938 Aug. 9	Bugher, W. E. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 9	Davis, Chester A.; political
1938 Aug. 9	Gillis, Robert R. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 9	Hurt, W. A. from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 Aug. 9	Ireland, Mrs. Harry L. from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 9	Knox, Frank from R. W. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 9	Taft, Robert from R. E. Willis; campaign in Indiana 
1938 Aug. 9	Walt, Clyde from R. E. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 10	Willis, R. E from Clarence F. Abbott; political
1938 Aug. 10	Willis, R. E from Harold Acher; political
1938 Aug. 10	Willis, R. E from Mrs. W. H. Dickey; political
1938 Aug. 10	Willis, R. E from Leo M. Kinin; political
1938 Aug. 10	Dear Mr. Candidate from David Lasser, Workers Alliance of America wants views on a number of questions 
1938 Aug. 10	Barton, A. T. from R. W. Willis; political 
1938 Aug. 10	Brown, Omar F. from R. E. Willis 
1938 Aug. 10	Emerson, Wm. from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 10	Jorgensen, Edward from R. E. Willis; reply to letter of 8/9
1938 Aug. 10	Wade, Wilber P. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 10	Wells, H. B. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 11	Telegram
1938 Aug. 11	Subscription to “Social Justice”
1938 Aug. 11	Willis, R. E from Troy C. Glascock; political picture
1938 Aug. 11	Willis, R. E from Noel C. Neal; political
1938 Aug. 12	Willis, R. E from Edmond F. Albertson; political birthday reception
1938 Aug. 12	Frank, Glenn from Chas A. Hubbard; discusses Republican Committee's political stand
1938 Aug. 12	Archer, Harold from R. E. Willis; discusses role of church in his life
1938 Aug. 12	Bolly, S. E. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 12	Telegram
1938 Aug. 12	Bugher, Walter from R. E. Willis; business 
1938 Aug. 12	Collins, Phil from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 12	Dickey, Mrs. W. H. from R. E. Willis; meeting at Capehart farm
1938 Aug. 12	Foster, Gordon from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 12	Higgins, James A. from R. E. Willis 
1938 Aug. 12	Long, Bill; business
1938 Aug. 12	Neal, Noel from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 Aug. 12	Sherwood, Elmer from R. E. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 13	Willis, R. E from W. L. Dryer; political
1938 Aug. 13	Willis, R. E from Donald R. Mote; discusses Sen. Van Nuys
1938 Aug. 13	Willis, R. E from Neil; political 
1938 Aug. 13	Albertson, Edmund F. from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 13	Goodrich, John from R. E. Willis; newspaper situation at Winchester, Indiana.
1938 Aug. 15	Postcard from C. F. Abbott
1938 Aug. 15	Willis, R. E from Ellis J. Baker; business 
1938 Aug. 15	Willis, R. E from Lawrence F. Crosbie; political
1938 Aug. 15	Anchor, Harold from John Humphreys; testimony for It. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 15	Willis, R. E from Floyd Jones
1938 Aug. 15	Willis, R. E from Wayne L. Miller; political
1938 Aug. 15	Willis, R. E from Theodore L. Sendak 
1938 Aug. 15	Willis, R. E from J. G. Townsend; donation 
1938 Aug. 15	Dryer, W. L. from R. E. Willis; friendly
1938 Aug. 15	Hardy, Bruce F. from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 15	Mote, Donald R. from R. E. Willis; mentions Sen. Van Nuys
1938 Aug. 16	Willis, R. E from S. E. Bolly; political
1938 Aug. 16	Willis, R. E from H. K. Eversull; business
1938 Aug. 16	Willis, R. E from James A. Higgins; African-American vote
1938 Aug. 16	Willis, R. E from Noel C. Neal; political
1938 Aug. 16	Lasher, Thomas from R. E. Willis; letter of sympathy 
1938 Aug. 16	Miller, Wayne L. from R. E. Willis; business
1938 Aug. 17	Willis, R. E from Fred A. Holtz; discusses WPA and New Deal
1938 Aug. 17	Willis, R. E from W, H. Long; suggests that Willis campaign as Sen. Reynolds of N. C. did in 1932 and 1938. Gives 
                                anecdotes. Speaks of W. Lee O'Daniel, old age pension
1938 Aug. 17	Willis, R. E from Arthur H. Sapp; discusses site for Southern Ind. TB Hospital
1938 Aug. 17	Willis, R. E from Charles A. Smith; wants Willis' stand on Welfare Act IR 4199
1938 Aug. 17	Willis, R. E from E. B. Williamson; political
1938 Aug. 17	Bobbitt, Archie M. from J. W. Wadsworth; testimony for Rev. Edmund F. Albertson
1938 Aug. 17	Green, Wm , Pres. of AF of L from E. B. Williamson; AF of L supports Van Nuys, Williamson argues for support of Willis
1938 Aug. 18	Willis, R. E from Mrs. Catherine Doty; discusses his stand in regard to selection of personnel at State Hospitals
1938 Aug. 18	Willis, R. E from Clarence E. McGee; political
1938 Aug. 18	Dolly, S. E. from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 19	Willis, R. E from Mark C. Honeywell; political business
1938 Aug. 19	Willis, R. E from S. R. Watts discusses WPA 
1938 Aug. 19	Cook, Clarence A. from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 20	Letter to advise of position of all Republican candidates in Clay Co., for Congress and United States Senator
1938 Aug. 20	Program for third District Republican rally 
1938 Aug. 21	Willis, R. E from Maurice Coburn; politics
1938 Aug. 21	Sir from Joe Burley (?); Article on Tariffs 

Box 2, Folder 2 Correspondence Aug. 22-Aug. 31, 1938

1938 Aug. 22	Willis, R. E from John K. Ruckelshaus
1938 Aug. 22	Brown, B. J. from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 Aug. 22	Coburn, Maurice from R. E. Willis; political 
1938 Aug. 22	Townsend, John J., Jr. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 23	Political speech, Charles M. Bell
1938 Aug. 23	Dear Senator from Chas. Franklin Howard; political
1938 Aug. 23	Willis, R. E from E. Jorgensen; Monetary Reform Bill HR 9800 
1938 Aug. 23	Willis, R. E from W. F. Newgent; Democrats and Roosevelt 
1938 Aug. 23	Willis, R. E from Tom
1938 Aug. 23	Baker, Ellis J. from R. E. Willis; recommendation for Paul Jones 
1938 Aug. 23	Butler, Hugh from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 23	Crosbie, Lawrence F. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 23	Doty, Catherine from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 23	Eversull, H. K. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 23	Holtz, Fred A. from R. E. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 23	Peters, Harry, et al, from R. E. Willis; political
1938 Aug. 23	Williamson, E. B. from Wm. Green; reasons that AF of L supports Van Nuys 
1938 Aug. 24	Willis, R. E from Charles A. Halleck; political
1938 Aug. 24	Willis, R. E from John G. Townsend, Jr.; business
1938 Aug. 26	Willis, R. E from William E. Carson; stand on Welfare Bill, HR 4199
1938 Aug. 26	Willis, R. E from Ethel G. Gustem; political business
1938 Aug. 26	Telegram
1938 Aug. 26	Ray from Clyde A. Walb; political business
1938 Aug. 26	Willis, R. E from Omer S. Whiteman; Welfare bills
1938 Aug. 26	Jo Briley from R. E, Willis
1938 Aug. 27	Postcard from Wm. E. John
1938 Aug. 27	Willis, R. E from Omer S. Whiteman; discusses relief, tariff, financial policy, farmers, restrictions and tax deductions, 
                                and suggests that Willis be less general
1938 Aug. 28	Willis, R. E from John Brown; political
1938 Aug. 28	Willis, R. E from Charles W. Fear; political
1938 Aug. 28	Willis, R. E from John W. Johnson; Townsend plan
1938 Aug. 28	Willis, R. E from k Robert A. Taft; political business 
1938 Aug. 29	Willis, R. E from Claude Anderson; political 
1938 Aug. 29	Willis, R. E from J. T. Bledsoe; political
1938 Aug. 29	Willis, R. E from Jos. C. Buchanan; political
1938 Aug. 29	Willis, R. E from Helen Ederle; political
1938 Aug. 29	Willis, R. E from Chas. W. Groves; political business
1938 Aug. 29	Willis, R. E from W. A. Hare; political
1938 Aug. 29	Jenner, William R. from B. E. Myers; political
1938 Aug. 29	Willis, R. E from W. B. Stephenson; political business
1938 Aug. 29	Walker, Frank H. from Mrs. Pearl Williams; political business 
1938 Aug. 30	Willis, R. E from Jno B. Goodrich; political business 
1938 Aug. 30	Questionnaire to Congressional candidates, fill out 
1938 Aug. 30	Willis, R. E from Elza O. Rogers
1938 Aug. 30	American Legion Convention Corp. from R. E. Willis; business 
1938 Aug. 30	Anderson, Claude H. from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 30	Brown, John W. from R. W. Willis
1938 Aug. 30	Buchanan, Joseph C. from R. E. Willis; business
1938 Aug. 30	Carson, Wm. E. from R. E. Willis; HR 4199
1938 Aug. 30	Ederle, Miss Helen from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 30	Fear, Charles W. from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 30	Gustin, Mrs. E. S. from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 30	Hall, James from R, E. Willis
1938 Aug. 30	Higgins, James A. from R. E. Willis; political business
1938 Aug. 30	Honeywell, Mark C. and Burton Allen from R. E.	Willis; discusses Van Nuys 
1938 Aug. 30	Hunter, Edwin W. from R. E. Willis; political business 
1938 Aug. 30	Johnson, John W. from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 31	Willis, R. E from earl G. Cones; sends a plan
1938 Aug. 31	Willis, R. E from John Fossett; political also includes “Wake Up”, "Should the Negro in Ohio be Grateful to Senator Balkley?"
1938 Aug. 31	Willis, R. E from H. Hiatt; fHR 4199, General Welfare 
1938 Aug. 31	Willis, R. E from Harry Huntington; political
1938 Aug. 31	Willis, R. E from Mrs. O. F. Sale; Education bill S. 419, Federal Assistance to states for equalization of Educational 
                                opportunity without Federal control of educational policy incl. Report of progress in Federal aid for education
1938 Aug. 31	Graftor, Charles, from G. A. Smeltz; business incl. Protesting reciprocal trade treaty; Harry H. Cook Trade Treaty 
                                Protest ; f M. J. Gillooly
1938 Aug. 31	Willis, R. E from Frank H. Walker; political
1938 Aug. 31	Williams, Mrs. Pearl from Frank H. Walker; public relations 
1938 Aug. 31	Bell, Charles M. from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 31	Howard, Charles Franklin from R. E. Willis
1938 Aug. 31	Wells, Dr. H. B. from R. E. Willis; political business
1938 Aug. 31	Whiteman, Omar S. R. E. Willis

Box 2, Folder 3 Correspondence Sept. 1-Sept. 12, 1938

1938 Sept. 1	Willis, R. E. from Phil W. Collins; political business 
1938 Sept. 1	Willis, R. E from Frank Edwards
1938 Sept. 1	Willis, R. E from Chas O. Grafton. Business
1938 Sept. 1	Willis, R. E from J. G. Somers; political business
1938 Sept. 1	Willis, R. E from Omer S. Whiteman; Townsend plan HR 4199
1938 Sept. 1	Bledsow, J. T. from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 2	Willis, R. E from Charles A. Halleck; Capehart meeting and Sen. Vandenberg R. E. Willis from H. B. Wells; political business
1938 Sept. 2	Davisson, Le Ray S. from R. S. Willis; political business
1938 Sept. 2	General Printing Co. from R. E. Willis; business
1938 Sept. 2	Goodrich, Jno D. from R. E. Willis; political business
1938 Sept. 2	Hammond, D. S. from R. E. Willis; donation
1938 Sept. 2	Hiatt, A. from R. E. Willis; HR 4199
1938 Sept. 2	Huntington, Harry G. from R. E. Willis; HR 4199
1938 Sept. 2	Sale, Mrs. O. F. from R. E. Willis; Senate bill 419, education
1938 Sept. 2	Somers, J. G. from R. E. Willis; political business
1938 Sept. 2	Walb, Clyde from R. E. Willis; political business
1938 Sept. 2	Workers Alliance of America from R. E. Willis; relief and employment 
1938 Sept. 2	Willis, R. E from Charles A. Halleck; Capehart meeting and Sen. Vandenberg R. E. Willis from H. B. Wells; political business
1938 Sept. 2	Davisson, Le Ray S. from R. S. Willis; political business
1938 Sept. 3	Willis, R. E from Ethel G. Gustin; political business
1938 Sept. 3	Uncle Ray from ? ; going to help in campaign
1938 Sept. 3	Willis, R. E from Harry J. Neff
1938 Sept. 3	Collins, Phil W. from R. E. Willis; political business
1938 Sept. 3	Edwards, Frank E. from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 3	Fossett, John from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 3	Grafton, Charles O. from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 3	Knox ,Col. Frank P. from R. E. Willis; political business
1938 Sept. 3	Neal, Judge Noel from R. E. Willis; political business
1938 Sept. 3	Stephenson, Walter from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 5	Willis, R. E from Powers Fuse;	Federal Government's role in rural
                                Electrification
1938 Sept. 5	Willis, R. E from Holand C. Wright; politic
1938 Sept. 5	Aleon, Edwin W. from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 5	Brown, William from R. E. Willis; business
1938 Sept. 5	Neff, Harry A. from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 6	Willis, R. E from J. L. Freedman; suggestions about campaign
1938 Sept. 6	Willis, R. E from U. S. Lesh; old age pension
1938 Sept. 6	Willis, R. E from H. B. Williamson; colored vote
1938 Sept. 6	Willis, R. E from Chas, E. Hutchins; business
1938 Sept. 7	Willis, R. E from Frank Knox; political business
1938 Sept. 7	Gates, Ralph from ?; introduction for Rev, Edmund F. Albertson
1938 Sept. 7	Webster, W. F. from R. E. Willis; HR 4199
1938 Sept. 8	Willis, R. E from Frank B. W.; political business
1938 Sept. 8	Willis, R. E from Ross S, Moore; linotype letter
1938 Sept. 8	Schaug, F. D. from F, B. Rowley; business
1938 Sept. 8	Gustin, Mrs. E. S. from F. D. Rowley; business
1938 Sept. 9	Willis, R. E from Edmund F. Albertson; offers help
1938 Sept. 9	Willis, R. E from Mrs. Eva Cameron; discusses Shelldon Downey, Pres. Roosevelt's Labor Day speech
1938 Sept. 9	Willis, R. E from Lowell G. Collins; political 
1938 Sept. 9	Willis, R. E from A. W. Cordier
1938 Sept. 9	Willis, R. E from A. M. Glossbrumy; economics
1938 Sept. 9	Willis, R. E from Charles Franklin Howard; negro vote
1938 Sept. 9	Willis, R. E from W. H, Wallace; General Welfare Act, HR 4199 
1938 Sept. 10	Willis, R. E from Mrs. E, S, Austin; political business 
1938 Sept. 10	Willis, R. E from Everett Myers
1938 Sept. 12	Willis, R. E from E. B. Long; political
1938 Sept. 12	Brown, Wm. from A. C. Steger(?); business
1938 Sept. 12	Cordier, A. W. from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 12	Gottschalk, Earl from R. E. Willis; political business 
1938 Sept. 12	Luse, Powers from R. E. Willis; economy, rural electrification
1938 Sept. 12	Willis, Will H. from R. E. Willis; business

Box 2, Folder 4 Correspondence Sept. 13-Sept. 20, 1938

1938 Sept. 13	Willis, R. E from Albert J. Beveridge, Jr.; suggestions for speech on foreign affairs
1938 Sept. 13	Willis, R. E from Wm. Brown; Business
1938 Sept. 13	Willis, R. E from J. L. Freedman; Dewey and Hines Case, suggestions on campaign, WPA, relief and Social Security 
1938 Sept. 13	Postcard
1938 Sept. 13	Willis, R. E from John E. Water; political business 
1938 Sept. 13	Albertson, Edmund F. from R. E. Willis; political business 
1938 Sept. 13	Brown, J. W. from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 14	Willis, R. E from Leroy S. Davisson; political business
1938 Sept. 14	Introduction of R. E.	Willis by Richard Volmerding 
1938 Sept. 14	Biographical sketch of R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 14	Willis, R. E from R. E. Noelker; political, tariffs
1938 Sept. 14	Willis, R. E from V. F. Webster
1938 Sept. 14	Ederle, Miss Helen from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 15	Willis, R. E from Harriet J. Orai; support (four letters)
1938 Sept. 15	Willis, R. E from Gordon Foster; discusses speech given at Valencia Gardens, Sen. Van Nuys
1938 Sept. 15	Willis, R. E from Otto E. Gotshe; Socialized medicine
1938 Sept. 15	Willis, R. E from E. Marion Hetzler
1938 Sept. 15	Willis, R. E from Lyman B. Whitaker; political; included news clipping, “The Nation’s Present Plight”
1938 Sept. 15	Brown, Wm. from Sec, of R. B. Willis
1938 Sept. 15	Collins, E. G. from Sec of R. E. Willis; business 
1938 Sept. 15	Freedman, J. L. from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 15	Knox, Col. Frank from R. E. Willis; political; business 
1938 Sept. 15	Willis, R. E from Harriet J. Orai; support (four letters)
1938 Sept. 16	Graham, Ralph from R. E. Willis; business
1938 Sept. 16	Thomas, Ray from R. W. Willis; political business
1938 Sept. 16	“Outline of the Outing,” Indiana Republican Editorial Assoc. 
1938 Sept. 16	Craig, Mrs. Harriet I. from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 16	Foster, Gordon from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 16	Noelker, R. E. from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 17	Willis, R. E from J.L. Freedman; support and political 
1938 Sept. 17	Gallmier, Ernest from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 18	McCormick, Col. Robert C. from Edwin W. Aleon; Embezzlement by Bruce G. Cox and involvement of Sherman 
                                Minton, Frank T. Hines, Van Nuys and Congressman Boehme
1938 Sept. 18	Willis, R. E. from J. W . Brown; manuscript dealing with Old Age Assistance, Taxes, economy and welfare, Social 
                                Security Legislation
1938 Sept. 18	Willis, R. E. from Tome Devine; friendly
1938 Sept. 18	Gross, William J. from ?; political
1938 Sept. 18	Willis, R. E. from Weldon Bogan; social
1938 Sept. 19	Willis, R. E. from B. J. Brown; political business
1938 Sept. 19	Willis, R. E. from C. Keith H. Hidman; political business 
1938 Sept. 19	Willis, R. E. from Elmer H. Noelting; political business
1938 Sept. 19	Willis, R. E. from H. A. Woods; U. S. Forest Service
1938 Sept. 19	Delvert V. Blackburn from ?; political business
1938 Sept. 19	Funkhouser, Arthur from Frank I. Willis; political business
1938 Sept. 19	Neal, Noel from F. B. Rowley: political business 
1938 Sept. 19	Neal, Noel from F. B. Rowley; windshield sticker 
1938 Sept. 19	Neal, Noel from F. B. Rowley; political business 
1938 Sept. 19	Neal, Noel from F. B. Rowley; political business 
1938 Sept. 20	Willis, R. E. from J. C. Buchanan
1938 Sept. 20	Sir from Will W. Glassley; New Deal, Tariff, etc.
1938 Sept. 20	Willis, R. E. from J. G. Somers; General Welfare incl. “Youth and the Depression”
1938 Sept. 20	Brown, J. W. from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 20	Jones, Mrs. Belle from R. E. Willis]
1938 Sept. 20	Neal, Noel from F. B. Rowley; discusses meeting with Lee Hartzell 
1938 Sept. 20	Neal, Noel C. from ? ; political

Box 2, Folder 5 Correspondences Sept. 21-Sept. 27, 1938

1938 Sept. 21	Willis, R. E. from W. S. Bittner; political business 
1938 Sept. 21	Willis, R. E. from Herbert L. Gregg; political 
1938 Sept. 21	Statistics secured from Primary Votes
1938 Sept. 21	Bogan, Weldon from Willis' Secretary
1938 Sept. 21	Buchanan, J. C. from Willis' Secretary
1938 Sept. 21	Craig, Harriet from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 21	Evans, H. H. from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 21	Freedman, J.L. from Willis' Secretary
1938 Sept. 21	Neal, Noel from F. B. Rowley; political business 
1938 Sept. 21	Neal, Noel from F. B. Rowley; political business 
1938 Sept. 21	Neal, Noel from F. B. Rowley; political business 
1938 Sept. 21	Neal, Noel from F. B. Rowley; political business 
1938 Sept. 21	Noelting, Elmer H. from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 22	Willis, R. E. from Felix M. McWhirter; business
1938 Sept. 22	Neal, Noel from F B. Rowley; political business (three letters)
1938 Sept. 23	Willis, R. E. from John H. Hughes; political business 
1938 Sept. 23	Willis, R. E. from Noel C. Neal; political business
1938 Sept. 23	Willis, R. E. from Alfred L. Stagg; wants Willis' stand on Townsend Nat'l Recovery plan
1938 Sept. 23	Willis, R. E. from Delbert Write; discusses monetary system
1938 Sept. 23	Neal, Noel C. from ?; political business
1938 Sept. 23	Glassley, Will W. from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 23	Somers, J. G. from R. E. Willis; General Welfare Act
1938 Sept. 24	Col. McCormick from Edwin W. Aleon; about embezzlement of B G. Cox and involvement of Frank T. Hines, Administrator 
                                of Veterans Affairs, Sen. Van. Nays, Sherman Minton and Rep. Boehne
1938 Sept. 24	Willis, R. E. from Betty; Itinerary 
1938 Sept. 24	Form letter; WPA and Willis
1938 Sept. 24	Willis, R. E. from Glen Long; political
1938 Sept. 24	Willis, R. E. from Noble L. Moore; political 
1938 Sept. 24	Willis, R. E. from Noel C. Neal; political business
1938 Sept. 24	Gregg, Herbert L. from R. E. Willis 
1938 Sept. 24	McWhirter, Felix from R. E. Willis; business
1938 Sept. 25	Ahrens, Gerhart from R. W. Willis 
1938 Sept. 25	Durre, Judge Edgar from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 25	Lasher, Thomas from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 25	Waynick, Lee from R. E. Willis 
1938 Sept. 25	Wedaking, Albert from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 25	Warner, Charles from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 25	Wilking, Guy from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 26	Form letter from L. W. Jeffery; Willis' stand on Townsend Act
1938 Sept. 26	Allen, Bert from R. E. Willis 
1938 Sept. 26	Arthur, Clement L. from R. E. Willis 
1938 Sept. 26	Beveridge, Albert J. Jr. from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 26	Bittren, W. S. from R. E. Willis; business, political
1938 Sept. 26	Brake, W. Bon from R. E. Willis; business, political
1938 Sept. 26	Burton, S. H. from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 26	Gotsch, Otto E. from R. E. Willis; Socialized medicine
1938 Sept. 26	Laird, Frank G. from R. E. Willis; business
1938 Sept. 26	Pryor, Irwin from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 27	Bearsley, Arthur from R. E. Willis 
1938 Sept. 27	Cameron, Eva from R. E. Willis 
1938 Sept. 27	Devine, Tome from Secretary of Willis
1938 Sept. 27	Hielman, Keith from R. W. Willis; business political
1938 Sept. 27	Lundquist, Mrs. Ester from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 27	Morre, Noble L. from R, E. Willis 
1938 Sept. 27	Mr. Prenzel from R. E. Willis; business 
1938 Sept. 27	Rev. Wildman from R. E. Willis

Box 2, Folder 6 Correspondence Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 1938

1938 Sept. 28	Willis, R. E. from Edwin W., Aleon; embezzlement by Bruce Cox
1938 Sept. 28	Willis, R. E. from John H. Jewell; pension
1938 Sept. 28	Willis, R. E. from Felix M. McWhirter; business
1938 Sept. 28	Willis, R. E. from John L Mooreman; Townsend Plan, New Deal
1938 Sept. 28	Willis, R. E. from Albert J. Wedeking; political business
1938 Sept. 28	? from Frank B. Willis; about an address over the radio by R. E. Willis .( five copies 1 with replies at the bottom)
1938 Sept. 29	Willis, R. E. from Arthur Bearley ; Political
1938 Sept. 29	Willis, R. E. from S. H. Burton; political
1938 Sept. 29	Willis, R. E. from Jesse Clark; political 
1938 Sept. 29	Bugher, W. E. from Willis' Secretary
1938 Sept. 29	Davis, Jack from R. E. Willis; business 
1938 Sept. 29	Neugent, W. F. from R. E. Willis 
1938 Sept. 29	Stagg, Alfred L. from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 29	Willis, R. E. from Christ Koehleger; business
1938 Sept. 30	Willis, R. E. from B. P. Allen; business
1938 Sept. 30	Willis, R. E. from Harriet I. Craig ; political
1938 Sept. 30	Willis, Mayor Edd from Frank H. Walker; political
1938 Sept. 30	Gustin, Mrs. E, from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 30	Kossa, Frank from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 30	Merand, Albert from R. E. Willis
1938 Sept. 30	Waltman, Franklin from R. E. Willis; wants confirmation that Sen. Sherman voted for membership of U.S. in the World Court 
                                in Jan. 1935
1938 Sept. 	 Editor of the STAR
1938 Sept .	“Indianapolis Star” 
1938 Oct. 1	Willis, R. E. from Harry N. Elston;	pension
1938 Oct. 1	Willis, R. E. from Edna A. George; lists several issues that
1938 Oct. 1	Willis should take up in order to win the election
1938 Oct. 3	Postcard
1938 Oct. 3	Willis, R. E. from Mrs. William Cooke; about a questionnaire
1938 Oct. 3	Willis, R. E. from E. E. Miller; Will Willis support Bill 4199?
1938 Oct. 3	Willis, R. E.	from Noble L. Moore
1938 Oct. 3	Postcard
1938 Oct. 3	Hardy, Bruce from R. E. Willis; political
1938 Oct. 3-8	Willis Schedules from Oct. 3rd thru Oct. 8 
1938 Oct. 4	Willis, R. E. from ?; relief
1938 Oct. 4	Clement L. Arthur from A. E. Willis; political business
1938 Oct. 4	Bearley, Mr. Arthur from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 4	Moorman, John L. from R. E. Willis; Townsend plan
1938 Oct. 4	Morse, Ross S. from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Oct. 4	John G. Townsend, Jr. from R. E. Willis; mentions avoidance of war in Europe

Box 2, Folder 7 Correspondences Oct. 5-Oct. 15, 1938

1938 Oct. 5	Willis, R. E. from C. L. Newcomer; political business
1938 Oct. 5	Postcard
1938 Oct. 5	Fitters, Hark M. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 5	Hickman, Melvin B. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 5	Miller, E. E. from R. E. Willis; pension
1938 Oct. 5	Somers, J. G. from R. E. Willis; political business
1938 Oct. 6	Willis, R. E. from Clement S. Arthur; political business
1938 Oct. 6	Willis, R. E. from Clement L. Arthur; political business
1938 Oct. 6	Raymond Willis from H. James Flack; Labor Resolution
1938 Oct. 7	Willis, R. E. from Arthur Beasley; Democrats
1938 Oct. 7	Telegram- business
1938 Oct. 7	Willis, R. E. from Felix M. McWhirter
1938 Oct. 7	Mr. Willis from Charles A. Smith; political business-pension 
1938 Oct. 7	Bearsley, Arthur from A. L. Willis
1938 Oct. 7	Ellis, O. P. from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Oct. 7	Flack, H. James from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 7	Foster, Gordon from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 7	Sherwood, Elmer from E. E. Willis; wants speech about activities of Reds in America
1938 Oct. 8	Willis, R. E. from Robert V. Fleming; business
1938 Oct. 8	Adams, Ralph from Raymond E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 8	Bassett, Mrs. Ruby from R. E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 8	Mr. Bayley from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 8	Brubaker, John H. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 8	Clark, Jesse from R. E. Willis; about nomination and labor question
1938 Oct. 8	Davis, T. A. from John W. Davis; business 
1938 Oct. 8	Davisson, Jack from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 8	Friedly, Roy from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 8	George, Edna from R. E. Willis; comments on Mr. Lasher
1938 Oct. 8	Halvorsen, Helga R. from Sec. of R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 8	Heun, Robert E. from R. E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 8	Lamb, Chester E. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 8	Lash, Lowell from Raymond E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 8	Lynch, Mark from R. E. Lillis
1938 Oct. 8	Neal, Noel from F. B. Rowley; Ray's schedule for Oct. 31 and Nov. 1
1938 Oct. 8	Newcomer, C. L. from R. E. Willis; business, political
1938 Oct. 8	Osborn, Frank R. from R. E. Willis; Old Age Pension
1938 Oct. 9	Willis, R. E. from William M. Litschert; political
1938 Oct. 10	Willis, R. E. from Bob Prochoska; Van Nuys-fabricating stories 
1938 Oct. 10	Willis, R. E. from Fred I. Willis; political
1938 Oct. 10	Bray, Mr. and Mrs. William from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 10	Glossbrenne, A. M. r from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 10	Lingle, Beulah from R. E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 10	Martin, Mr. and Mrs. and Miss from R. E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 10	Winter, Mrs. Opal from R. E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 11	Willis, R. E. from Anna Goldsborough; Life reports his candidacy 
1938 Oct. 11	Willis, R. E. from Geo. R. Hill; political
1938 Oct. 11	Willis, R. E. from E. J. Montgomery; Townsend Recovery Plan; includes “Townsend Recovery Plan Candidates”
1938 Oct. 12	Willis, R. E. from Conrad S. Arkens; about Mr. Minton
1938 Oct. 12	Willis, R. E. from Wallace Bohnstadt; Describes work situation and its effect on his family
1938 Oct. 12	Willis, R. E. from H. B. Wells
1938 Oct. 12	Barta, A. K. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 12	Neal, Noel from F. B. Rowley; political business 
1938 Oct. 12	Prochaska, Bob from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 12	Townsend, John G., Jr. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 13	Willis, R. E. from Mrs. Hayes; Townsend plan
1938 Oct. 13	Willis, R. E. from W. P. Hunnieutt; wants attitude on taxing non-taxable bonds and salaries of public officials
1938 Oct. 13	Willis, R. E. from John ?
1938 Oct. 13	Davis and Schaefer, Attorneys-at-law from L. M. Toole; liability far gross income tax for individual who is a candidate in the 
                                fail election etc.
1938 Oct. 13	Willis, R. E. from W. H. Wallace; General Welfare Act
1938 Oct. 13	Hawekotte, I. M from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 14	Willis, R. E. from George Berkshire; about taxing Fireman's salaries, Resolution attached
1938 Oct. 14	Willis, R. E. from Pearl Willis Griffith; stand on Liquor quest
1938 Oct. 14	Willis, R. E. from Mrs. C. R. Gustavel; wants his stand on a national defense policy, War , program of education, 
                                Construction, and Conservation
1938 Oct. 14	Mr. Willis from Harold Irick; wants recommendation
1938 Oct. 14	Willis, R. E. from Chas. W. Jordan; Townsend Recovery Plan 
1938 Oct. 14	Campbell, Clarence from R. E. Willis(?)
1938 Oct. 14	Downs, John U. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 14	Lewis, Mrs. Ida from R. E. Willis (?l
1938 Oct. 14	Wisehart, Harold from R. E. Willis (?)
1938 Oct. 14	Wood, J. W. from R. E. Willis (?)
1938 Oct. 14	Wylie, Dr. Charles from R. E. Willis(`)
1938 Oct. 14	“White Declares Willis Labor Foe,” News clipping 
1938 Oct. 15	Willis, R. E. from Paul V. Barrett
1938 Oct. 15	Mr. Willis from Elmer E. Roberts; political
1938 Oct. 15	Jordan, Chas. W. from R. E. Willis; pension 
1938 Oct. 15	Nance, John from R. E. Willis

Box 2, Folder 8 Correspondence Oct. 16-Oct. 24, 1938

1938 Oct. 16	Willis, R. E. from Edith J. Foster; questionnaire 
1938 Oct. 16	Willis, R. E. from A.L. Kuhlman; W.P.A.
1938 Oct. 16	Montgomery, E.J. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 17	Willis, R. E. from Selden S. Dickinson 
1938 Oct. 17	Willis, R. E.  from Zanna Hansen
1938 Oct. 17	Willis, R. E. from Dr. D. Harpham; ammunition for campaign-Some activities of persons that should be investigated
1938 Oct. 17	Form Letter to Retailer of Ind.  A. K. Mayer; supports Van Nuys includes Mr. Willis from Geo. Kutz and Form Letter, 
                                Fellow Druggists from Albert C. Fritz; supports Van Nuys
1938 Oct. 17	Heim, William J. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 17	Hill, George R. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 17	Lewis, Mrs. Mary from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 17	Morse, Ross S. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 17	Smith, Charles A. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 17	Wells, Dr. Herman B. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 17	Willis, R. E. from Selden S. Dickinson 
1938 Oct. 18	? from A. K. Barta 
1938 Oct. 18	? from A. K. Barta
1938 Oct. 18	Willis, R. E. from S. H. Burton
1938 Oct. 18	Willis, R. E. from H. James Flack; political Pamphlet; “Let’s Keep American for America”
1938 Oct. 18	Willis, R. E. from Gordoci and Graves; will Willis work for (?) world economics and military disarmament
1938 Oct. 18	Arnkens, Conrad S. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 18	Barrett, Paul V. from R. E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 18	Berkshire, George from R. E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 18	Bohnstadt, Wallace from R. E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 18	Cunningham, James T. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 18	Goldsborough, Miss Anna from R.E. Willis; about LIFE story
1938 Oct. 18	Willis, Mrs. Pearl Griffith from Clyde C. Carlin; Willis is "dry" in regards to liquor
1938 Oct. 18	Hays, Mrs. Nellie from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 18	Helmke, Mrs. Nellie from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 18	Hunnieutt, W. P. from R. E. Willis; taxing nontaxable bonds
1938 Oct. 18	Smith, Wales E. from R. E Willis; stands on various problems
1938 Oct. 19	Willis, R. E. from J. G. Townsend Jr. donation
1938 Oct. 19	Alexander, Rue from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 19	Armstrong, James from H. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 19	Blyer, Jack from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 19	Bogart, Paul from R. E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 19	Bowen, Donald E. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 19	Graig, George N. from R. E. Willis; W.P.A. 
1938 Oct. 19	Curry, William from R. E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 19	Devore, Lawrence from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 19	Dickinson, Selden S. from Sec. of R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 19	Emerson, Ewing R. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 19	Hewitt, Dr. J H. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 19	Ricks, Miss Mary from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 20	Willis, R. E. from Gus S. Condo; about Trade Agreements
1938 Oct. 20	Willis, R. E. from M. Margune 
1938 Oct. 20	Barta, A.K. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 20	Douglass, Ben from R. E. Willis(?); discusses speech
1938 Oct. 20	Evans, H. H. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 20	Fender, John D. from R. E. Willis; if elected will support bill
1938 Oct. 20	Willis, R. E. from John D. Fender; bill which Fire Fighters local #363 want Willis to Support
1938 Oct. 20	Huff, Roscoe A. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 21	Willis, R. E. form Arthur Beasley; about Democrats 
1938 Oct. 21	Willis, R. E. from Alonzo E.?; business 
1938 Oct. 21	Willis, R. E. from Paul T. McCain 
1938 Oct. 21	Willis, R. E. from Frank H. walker; political
1938 Oct. 21	Alpen, F. W. from F. B. Rowley
1938 Oct. 21	Flack, H. James from R. E. Willis; political
1938 Oct. 21	Mr. Green from F. B. Rowley; political, finances
1938 Oct. 21	Townsend, John G., Jr. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 22	Burton, S. H. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 22	Gustavel, C. R. from R. E. Willis; stand on war, national defense Ross S. Morse from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 22	National Religious Press from R. E. Willis; business
1938 Oct. 22	Burton, S. H. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 24	Willis, R. E. from Thomas D. House; political
1938 Oct. 24	Willis, R. E. from Sheldon R. Luce; business, LIFE story 
1938 Oct. 24	Beasley, Arthur from Raymond E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 24	Clark, Dr. Charles R. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 24	Coffman, Marcus E. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 24	Coffman, Marcus E. from R. E. Willis; Railway industry 
1938 Oct. 24	Condo, Gus S. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 24	Graves, Gordon from Raymond E. Willis; disarmament and war 
1938 Oct. 24	Jones, W. Ellsworth from R. E. Willis; women’s suffrage 
1938 Oct. 24	Neal, Noel from Sec. of R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 24	Owen, Betty from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 24	Waynick, Lee M. from R. E. Willis; political business 
1938 Oct. 24	Witman, Jerry from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 24	Wright, Dean A. from R. E. Willis; national defense

Box 2, Folder 9 Correspondence Oct. 25-Oct. 1938

1938 Oct. 25	Willis, R. E. from Herbert Willis; Labor attitude to Willis includes Resolution to support Van Nuys and oppose Willis
1938 Oct. 25	Bailey, Mrs. Bess from R. E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 25	Berlin, Mrs. Vera from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 25	Botkin, Dr. G. E. from R. E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 25	Coyner, Mrs. Clara from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 25	Dow, Mrs. Ethel from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Oct. 25	Dragoo, Walter W. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 25	Fulton, James from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 25	Goodrich, Bud from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 25	Harden, Mrs. Cecil from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 25	Hobbs, Miss Mary from R. E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 25	Hoover, David from R. E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 25	Irwin, Don from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 25	Lucas, Bert from R. E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 25	McCain, Paul T. from R. E. Willis 
1938 Oct. 25	Smith, Frank M. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 26	Bacon, Mrs. John from Sec. of R.E. Willis
1938 Oct. 26	Willis, R. E. from E. B. Williamson; Railroad Labor & vote
1938 Oct. 28	? from A. K. Barta
1938 Oct. 28	Willis, R. E. from W. W. Gasser; chain stores
1938 Oct. 28	Willis, R. E. from Herbert Higburg; position on prohibition 
1938 Oct. 28	Neal, Noel from R. B. Rowley; political business
1938 Oct. 28	McCallum, Neal from F. B. Rowley
1938 Oct. 28	Willis, R. E. from F. B. Rowley; political business
1938 Oct. 28	Telegram
1938 Oct. 28	Form letter from Women's Republican Club, from Mrs. Oscar Bender 
1938 Oct. 29	Willis, R. E. from Glen Curran; chain stores & bill to tax 
1938 Oct. 29	Willis, R. E. from Mary Curtis; stand on money question
1938 Oct. 29	Willis, R. E. from Franklyn Waltman; Democrat strategy to rely on New Deal's control of relief funds, means to oppose 
                                strategy
1938 Oct. 29	Form letter to Retailers of Indiana from A. K. Mayer; Support Van Nuys
1938 Oct. 29	Willis, R. E. from Lynn M. Whipple
1938 Oct. 30	Willis, R. E. from L. E. Hampton; supports Townsend Plan
1938 Oct. 30	Willis, R. E. from Ida E. Martin;; friendly
1938 Oct. 30	Willis, R. E. from E. K. Montgomery
1938 Oct. 30	Form letter from Earle W. Moss to members of the Young Men's Republican Club; political
1938 Oct. 31	Willis, R. E. from John H. Brubaker; political business 
1938 Oct. 31	Willis, R. E. from Cecil M. Harden; political business
1938 Oct. 31	Willis, R. E. from Dr. H. C. Wilcoxen; political business
1938 Oct. 31	Gibbens, Ray V. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 31	Ives, Joseph T. from R. E. Willis
1938 Oct. 	Ind. University football schedule
1938 Oct. 	Willis, R. E. from C. R. Clarke; labor and farm prices and the value of a dollar
1938 Oct. 	To ? from Ada Perry Beinhacker; offers flowers and Poems to further campaign
1938 Oct.	To ? from Frank R. Osbourn; wants law that married women with able bodied husbands cannot work, old age relief

Box 2, Folder 10 Correspondence Nov. 1-Nov. 15, 1938

1938 Nov. 1	Willis, R. E. from Elizabeth Chapman; Wants Wills to consider using her novel in his paper
1938 Nov. 1	Willis, R. E. from Earl Gottschalk; political business Response from Willis
1938 Nov. 1	Alpen, Fred from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Nov. 1	Arnold, Ada from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 1	Banta, Roy from R. E. Willis 
1938 Nov. 1	Barta, A. K. from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 1	Bender, Mrs. Oscar from Sec. of R. E. Willis; political business 
1938 Nov. 1	Blackwell, Hazel O. from R. E. Willis 
1938 Nov. 1	Bogan, Weldon from Raymond E. Willis
1938 Nov. 1	Bogan, William from Raymond E. Willis 
1938 Nov. 1	Brubaker, John H. from Sec. of R. E. Willis; political business C. Keith Heilman from R. E. Willis Hugh Holman 
                                from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 1	Morse, Ross S. from Sec. of Mr. R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 1	Dr. Spencer from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 1	Willis, R. E. from Elizabeth Chapman; Wants Wills to consider using her novel in his paper
1938 Nov. 1	Willis, R. E. from Earl Gottschalk; political business Response from Willis
1938 Nov. 2	“Christian Ministers and America’s Future”
1938 Nov. 2	Willis, R. E. fro a Warren T. McCray incl. Warren T. McCray from R. E. Willis incl. Warren T. McCray from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 2	Willis, R. E. from Noel C. Neal; political 
1938 Nov. 2	Willis, R. E. from Will J. Nicholson
1938 Nov. 2	Willis, R. E. iron John G. Townsen, Jr.; donation
1938 Nov. 3	Willis, R. E. from J. J. Phelps; wants stand on relief, old age pension and unemployment insurance
1938 Nov. 3	Berrent, Jerome from R. E, Willis
1938 Nov. 3	Bullock, Col. C. Seymour from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 3	Curran, Glen from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 3	Curtis, Mary from R. E. Willis; money system
1938 Nov. 3	Wilcoxen, Dr. H. C. from R. E. Willis; political business
1938 Nov. 4	Willis, R. E. from Louden L. Bomberger; apologizes for meeting in Hammond
1938 Nov. 4	Nicholson, Will J. from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 4	Townsen, John G., Jr. from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 5	Bomberger, L. L. from R. E. Willis; discusses Hammond meeting and political system
1938 Nov. 5	Phelps, J. W. from R. E. Willis; old age pension and unemployment insurance
1938 Nov. 7	Willis, R. E. from Myron C. Cosler; attitudes to New Deal and Willis
1938 Nov. 7	Barr, Mrs. Clara from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 7	Bredshaw, Elliott from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 7	Chapman, Miss Elizabeth from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 7	Double, Mrs. Grace from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 7	Flanagan, Dan from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 7	Fry, Mrs. Clara from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 8	Official vote in Owen Co., Ind.
1938 Nov. 8	Putnam Co. Official Vote
1938 Nov. 8	Mayors elected in Indiana
1938 Nov. 8	Election, Nov. 8, 1938
1938 Nov. 9	Willis, R. E.  from James J. Griffith; Willis wins, political
1938 Nov. 9	Willis, R. E. from James E. Watson; congratulations
1938 Nov 10	Willis, R. E. from Arthur H. Sapp; congratulations written when success seemed assured 
1938 Nov. 10	Willis, R. E. from O. B. Sellers; hope on recount (Telegram)
1938 Nov. 10	Willis, R. E. from Fred A. Sims; congratulations on fight 
1938 Nov. 11	 “New Pamphleteering,” book review; about Pres. Roosevelt's New Deal, explains general trends
1938 Nov. 11	Willis, R. E. from Kar C. Eberly; political, campaign R.E. 
1938 Nov. 11	Willis, R. E. from U. S. Lesh; hopes for recount
1938 Nov. 11	Willis, R. E. from Allen B. Dice; recount
1938 Nov. 11	Willis, R. E. from Lucius Savers; donation for recount
1938 Nov. 12	Willis, R. E. from George F. Dickman
1938 Nov. 12	Willis, R. E. from Robert G. Patterson
1938 Nov. 12	Willis, R. E. from James E. Watson; about defeat and recount 
1938 Nov. 13	Willis, R. E. from John J. Engeldrum
1938 Nov. 14	Willis, R. E. from Robert R. ?
1938 Nov. 14	Willis, R. E. from James M. Tucker
1938 Nov. 14	Neal, Noel from R.E. Willis; fraud in Gary and Indpls., investigation of Two Percent Club. Should investigation be statewide
1938 Nov. 14	Watson, James E. from R. E. Willis; corrupt government of Indiana. Reason for contest
1938 Nov. 15	Willis, R. E. from Frank P. McNutt; about recount 

Box 2, Folder 11 Correspondence Nov. 16-Dec. 14, 1938

1938 Nov. 16	Willis, R. E. from C. A. Cook
1938 Nov. 16	Willis, R. E. from James E. Watson; information about the committee on Privileges and Elections, a purely political committee
1938 Nov. 18	“Official Vote is Tabulated on Indiana State Offices”
1938 Nov. 18	Willis, R. E. from Frank R. Kossa
1938 Nov. 20	Willis, R. E. from Ethel Smith Morrison; about graft in the election
1938 Nov. 21	Stults, Austin W. from J. F. Lochard; political, recount
1938 Nov. 21	Kossa, Frank from R. E. Willis; largest vote ever cast for an Ind. Republican
1938 Nov. 21	Willis, R. E. from Robert A. McCormick; offers help 
1938 Nov. 22	Willis, R. E. from L. S. Shoup; about recount
1938 Nov. 22	Willis, R. E. from John R. Stemm
1938 Nov. 22	Morrison, Mrs. George E.; Senatorial recount is being resisted 
1938 Nov. 23	Berrent, Jerome from R. E. Willis; Reciprocal Trade Agreements
1938 Nov. 23	David Hoover from R. E. Willis; Thanks for help list of persons to receive letter
1938 Nov. 25	Willis, R. E. from D. M. Hoover
1938 Nov. 25	Willis, R. E. from John K. Ruckelshaus; looks at 1940 election
1938 Nov. 25	Shoup, L. S. from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 25	Stemm, John R. from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 26	Lochard, J. Francis from R. E. Willis
1938 Nov. 26	“Democrats List $150,082 Campaign Cost”
1938 Nov. 29	Willis, R. E. from Bill Little; politics in Vanderburgh Co.
1938 Nov. 	Willis, R. E. from Clara Coyner; letter to druggists
1938 Nov. 	Willis, R. E. from W. H. Long
1938 Nov. 	Willis, R. E. from Jerome Berrent
1938 Nov. 	Willis, R. E. from Jerome Berrent; material on reciprocal trade agreements (would like some)
1938 Nov. 	Willis, R. E. from Richard M. Johnson, Telegram
1938 Dec. 1	Willis, R. E. from Carl G. Cones
1938 Dec. 1	Little, William from R. E. Willis; wants definite information about tampering with votes
1938 Dec. 8	Registered Mail receipt
1938 Dec. 8	Willis, R. E. from James A. Emmert; political
1938 Dec. 9	Pilliod, C. J. from Felix M. McWhirter; receipt for recount donation
1938 Dec. 13	Reynolds, Mrs. Grace from R. E. Willis; meeting of Policy Committee about prosecuting the contest for U. S. Senator, etc
1938 Dec. 14	Willis, R. E. from Grace B. Reynolds; business concerning vote fraud
1938 Dec. 16	Emmert, James A. from R. E. Willis; about vote fraud
1938 Dec. 21	Willis, R. E. from Samuel B. Pettengill
1938 Dec. 24	Willis, R. E. from Yandell C. Cline; support
1938 	                “G.O.P. Lead 24,883 IN Congress Vote”
1938 	                Willis, R. E. from Will H. Hays; congratulations
1938 	                Willis, R. E. from Mr. Harry L. Ireland; short biography of W. E. Witiner, support
1938 	                Willis, R. E. from W. Cullen Squier; fraud vote and Wayne Co. 
1938 	                Lyons, Richard J. from R. E. Willis; political business
1938 	                Advertisement form for “The Caduceus” 
1938 	                Willis, R. E. 9th District Organization
1938 	                Mr. Harzfeld from W. A. White; Ku Klux Clan in Kansas (1924) about Mr. Landon
1938 	                Hamilton, John D. M. from J. A. Colescott, Grand Dragon of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan; Landon will loose election
                                because of injection of 'religion' into campaign. Klan is not dead in Ohio, Indiana, or Michigan
1938 	                “The Fable of the Watchdog and the Lambs;” political fable probably refers to Van Nuys
1938 	                Map of congressional districts of Indiana
1938 	                Republican and Democrat votes in 1036 and 1938 by precincts Vanderburg Co.
1938 	                Lake County
1938 	                Tippecanoe Co. Fairfield-Township 1938 Dearborn Co. Vote by Precincts 
1938 	                Receipt

Box 2, Folder 12 Correspondences 1939

1939 Jan. 7	Willis, R. E. from Miss Iva B. Paulson; wants help in exposing, relief racket in Ind.
1939 Jan. 13	Bayne -Corley from R. E. Willis
1939 Jan. 13	Paulson, Miss Iva B. from R. E. Willis; Relief Racket, corrupt election methods
1939 Jan. 19	Luther Parker from R. E. Willis
1939 Jan. 30	Willis, R. E. from Charles L. McNary; political business
1939 Feb. 2	Eviston, Mayor Charles from R. E. Willis; congratulations on being chosen as Number One Citizen in Attica for 1939
1939 Feb. 7	Carlin, Clyde from James E. Watson; Offers help, a bit  miffed because he has been overlooked as a source of help
1939 Feb. 9	Willis, R. E. from George W. Parmley; political business
1939 Feb. 13	Parmley, George W. from R.E. Willis; political business
1939 Feb. 27	Willis, R. E. from Marion R. Money; political
1939 Mar. 6	Martin, Miss Marion E. from R. E. Willis; political
1939 Mar. 12	Excerpt from Maurice Early Col. of Indpls Star; should be no competition against Willis in nomination for senator
1939 Mar. 15	Parmley, George from R. E. Willis; political
1939 Mar. 15	Schaible, Dr. Ernest (Mayor of Gary) from R. E. Willis; Political
1939 Mar. 16	Somers, Lucius from R. E. Willis; vote fraud
1939 Mar. 22	Willis, R. E. from Grace B. Reynolds; vote fraud, nomination in 1940
1939 Apr. 11	Willis, R. E. from Clarke T. Crone; comment on Willis' announcement to run for nomination in 1940, political
1939 Apr. 15	Crone, Mr. Clarke T. from R. E. Willis
1939 Apr. 29	Baals, Harry, Mayor of Fort Wayne, Ind. from R. E. Willis political
1939 May 11	Willis, R. E. from Gene Pulliam; political business
1939 May 20	Sherwood, Elmer W. from R. E. Willis; political business 
1939 May 24	Willis, R. E. from Elmer W. Sherwood
1939 May 25	Sherwood, Elmer W. from R. E. Willis
1939 May 27	Pulliam, Eugene from R. E. Willis
1939 June 1	Willis, R. E. from James W. Carr includes a letter to  R. E. Willis from James W. Carr; nomination to membership on the 
                                Rotary-Riley Advisory Committee approved
1939 June 6	Dear Jack from Frank Edwards
1939 June 8	Edwards, Frank E. from R. E. Willis; friendly
1939 Aug. 5	Willis, R. E. from Earle W. Moss; support from Hogan-Baals combination
1939 Aug. 7	Moss, Lieut. Earle from R. E. Willis; political
1939 Sept. 2	Long, Glen from R. E. Willis; Minton's compromise of debt, newspaper business
1939 Nov. 16 	Willis, R. E. from Maude Smith; political business
1939 Dec. 7	Honeywell, Mark from R. E. Willis; Carl Ogle will associate himself with Willis during campaign
1939 Dec. 8	Willis, R. E. from Roger Mayhill; Halleck candidate against Willis, thinks Halleck should stay in the House
1939 Dec. 12	Mayhill, Roger from R. E. Willis; Halleck and Willis' strength
1939 Dec. 13	Willis, R. E. from G. J. Metzger; development of class hatred in the minds of growing children
1939 Dec. 15	Metzger, G. J. from R. E. Willis; political
1939 Dec. 20	Emerson, William from R. E. Willis; political
1939 Dec. 20	Kelley, Ellen G. from R. E. Willis; about Earl Ogle 
1939 Dec. 20	Wheat, Roscoe from R. E. Willis; political
1939 Dec. 21	Hartzell, Lee from R. E. Willis
1939 Dec. 22	Willis, R. E. from Burr Glenn; Carl Ogle, political 
1939 Dec. 22	Crisler, Don from R. E. Willis; political
1939 Dec. 27	Willis, R. E. from Burt Summerland; political

Box 3, Folder 1 Correspondence Jan. 18-Mar. 1940

1940 Jan. 18	Willis, R. E. from E. R. Reicheldeffer; political
1940 Jan. 18	Reicheldeffer, E. R. from R. E. Willis; political
1940 Jan. 27	Hawkins, Ben from R. E. Willis; fall election
1940 Jan. 27	Hobbs, Sheriff Dick from R. E. Willis; fall election 
1940 Jan. 27	Lilly, Burr from R. E. Willis; fall election 
1940 Jan. 27	Stitt, Claude from R. E. Willis; fall election 
1940 Jan. 27	Summerland, Burt from R. E. Willis; political 
1940 Jan. 27	Platt, William from R. E. Willis; soldiers
1940 Feb. 5	Harding, Chase from R. E. Gillis; political, district organization, attitudes of certain persons
1940 Feb. 6	R. E. Willis from William E. Osburn; political
1940 Feb. 15	Larrew, J. L. from R. E. Willis; political business
1940 Feb. 15	Osborn, William E. from R. E. Willis 
1940 Feb. 17	Willis, R. E. from Mrs. Ellen Kelley
1940 Feb. 19	Willis, R. E. from Jill Buckmaster; attitudes in Jay Co.
1940 Feb. 19	Kelley, Mrs. Ellen from R. E. Willis; political business
1940 Feb. 26	Willis, R. E. from Ruby Bassett; precinct workers & delegate, Shelby Co.
1940 Feb. 28	Willis, R. E. from T. C. Crabbs (Tully) 
1940 Feb. 29	Brown, Clarence M. from R. E. Willis 
1940 Feb. 29	Brubaker, John H. from R. E. Willis
1940 Feb. 29	Quigley, Arthur from R. E. Willis; political
1940 Mar. 1	Willis, R. E. from George W. Sims; has information to "blow Walter F. Bossert of Liberty, Indiana clear out of politics...."
1940 Mar. 2	Bassett, Mrs. Ruby from R. E. Willis
1940 Mar. 2	Aims, George W. from R. E. Willis; political business
1940 Mar. 4	Harding, Chase from R. E. Willis; political business
1940 Mar. 4	Sherwood, Elmer W. from R. E. Willis
1940 Mar. 4	Travis, Mrs. Anne Hinkle from R. E. Willis; some family history and personal biography
1940 Mar. 5	Willis, R. E. from C. Hardin
1940 Mar. 6	Wills, R. E. from Alex S. Langel; political
1940 Mar. 6	Buckmaster, True from R. E. Willis; political, "Harness" will not be a candidate against Willis
1940 Mar. 6	Lesher, Charles from R. E. Willis; New Deal, political
1940 Mar. 6	Sapp, Mrs. Arthur H. from R. E. Willis; letter of condolence in the passing of Mrs. Sap's mother
1940 Mar. 6	Spangler, Harrison from R. E. Willis; victory in Iowa, business 
1940 Mar. 10	Willis, R. E. from Nook Wagner; not pleased with Willis candidacy
1940 Mar. 11	Pinson, Carl from R. E. Willis
1940 Mar. 11	Shaffer, Paul from R. E. Willis 
1940 Mar. 11	Waltan, Luke from R. E. Willis
1940 Mar. 12	Willis, R. E. from Paul N. Bogart; political
1940 Mar. 14	Willis, R. E. from Luke Walton; political
1940 Mar. 18	Willis, R. E. from Paul M. Riddick
1940 Mar. 18	Engeldrum, John J. from R. E. Willis; war
1940 Mar. 18	Evans, Russ from R. E. Willis
1940 Mar. 18	Kixmiller, Bruce from R. E. Willis
1940 Mar. 19	Willis, R. E. from Henry E. Romine; poems
1940 Mar. 19	Little, William from R. E. Willis 
1940 Mar. 19	Orr, William from R. E. Willis 
1940 Mar. 19	Quigley, Art from R. E. Willis 
1940 Mar. 19	Russell, Robbins from R. E. Willis
1940 Mar. 20	Flanagan, Dan from R. E. Willis ; political
1940 Mar. 21	Willis, R. E. from Russell Robbins; politics
1940 Mar. 21	Cummings, J. B. from R. E. Willis; political
1940 Mar. 21	Harding, Chase from R. E. Willis; political, lining up delegates for Willis
1940 Mar. 21	Riddick, Paul N. from R. E. Willis
1940 Mar. 21	Willis, R. E. from U. B. Cummings; political business
1940 Mar. 22	Quigley, Art  from R. E. Willis; about Mr. Robbins 
1940 Mar. 22	Robbins, Russell from R. E. Willis; political
1940 Mar. 22	Willis, R. E. from Russell Robbins; politics
1940 Mar. 23	Willis, R. E. from U B. Cummings; about an "early letter" rumors that Bossert will run with backing of Klan and Townsendites
1940 Mar. 26	Gates, Ralph from Arthur H. Sapp
1940 Mar. 26	Willis, R. E. from Vernon Walburn; political, some kind of set up between Bossert and Hillis
1940 Mar. 26	Cummings, U. B. from R. E. Willis; political
1940 Mar. 26	Orr, William H. from R. E. Willis; discusses opposition 
1940 Mar. 27	Willis, R. E. from John D. Fuller; Lawrence Co. politics 
1940 Mar. 27	Stults, Austin from Ralph F. Gates
1940 Mar. 27	Willis, R. E. from Herbert Willis; political
1940 Mar. 30	Willis, R. E. from Mr. & Mrs. F. I. Pearce; political 
1940 Mar. 	Willis, R. E. from Elmer W. Sherwood
1940 Mar. 	O'Neal, Edwin V. from U. B. Cummings; political 
1940 Mar. 	O’Neal, Edwin from U. B. Cummings; political

Box 3, Folder 2 Correspondence Apr. 3- May 18, 1940

1940 Apr. 3	Hornaday, Miss Mary from ? ; Townsendites opposition, includes letters to R. E. Willis from Kary and an excerpt from 
                                a McNutt speech about gross income tax
1940 Apr. 3	Sapp, Arthur H. from R. E. Willis
1940 Apr. 3	Sweet, Mrs. Kent from R. E. Willis; letter of condolence
1940 Apr. 4	Willis, R. E. From John D. Hughes; business
1940 Apr. 6	Hughes, John D. from R. E. Willis; political
1940 Apr. 6	Quigley, Art from R. E. Willis; political 
1940 Apr. 9	Willis, R. E. from Fred Ferrini; political
1940 Apr. 10	Willis, R. E. from Leon B. Walker: political business
1940 Apr. 10	Crawford, Ralph from R. E. Willis
1940 Apr. 10	Lawrence, Chester from R. E. Willis; political
1940 Apr. 10	Littell, Jean E. from R.E. Willis; political
1940 Apr. 10	Pershing, J. E. from R. E. Willis political
1940 Apr. 10	James Raper from R.E. Willis; political 
1940 Apr. 10	Newt Ringer from R.E. Willis; political 
1940 Apr. 11	Siebert, Wilbur from R.E. Willis; reorganization
1940 Apr. 12	Willis, R. E. from Ralph E. Crawford
1940 Apr. 12	Willis, R. E. from M. R. Money; line up of delegates
1940 Apr. 12	Whaler, Frank from R.E. Willis; labor
1940 Apr. 13	Willis, R. E. from W. N. Ringer; political
1940 Apr. 17	Willis, R. E. from Roland Craw; political
1940 Apr. 17	Willis, R. E. from J. E. Pershing; political
1940 Apr. 17	Rucklehous, John, Jr. from R. E. Willis; business 
1940 Apr. 19	R. E. Willis from Wilbur Siebert; about Bossert
1940 Apr. 20	Cummings, U. B. from R. E. Willis; suggestions for the Willis for Senator Club to use in campaigning
1940 Apr. 25	Cummings, U. B. from James A. Raper; Clay Co, Sen. Minton
1940 Apr. 25	Willis, R. E. from Wilbur Siebert
1940 May 3	Willis, R. E. from Earl E. Callaway; friendly
1940 May 5	Willis, R. E. from H. E. Rayburn
1940 May 6	Raper, James from R. E. Willis; Clay Co., Bossert, Landis, Gov. Townsend at meeting, suggests dinner to give own views
1940 May 7	Callaw, Earl E. from R. E. Willis; problems with Townsend Old Age groups
1940 May 10	Willis, R. E. from W. C. Clippinger; political
1940 May 10	Willis, R. E. from E. M. Morris; political 
1940 May 11	Ray from Glenn Long; political
1940 May 11	Willis, R. E. from H. Poser
1940 May 13	Willis, R. E. from Floyd F. Oursler; political
1940 May 15	Willis, R. E. from Gerhard Ahrens
1940 May 15	Willis, R. E. from Arno C. Spiegel; political
1940 May 16	Friend from Walter F. Bossert; form letter, political 
1940 May 16	Willis, R. E. from George O. Compton; political
1940 May 16	Willis, R. E. from O. E. D. Heckman; political 
1940 May 16	Willis, R. E. from William F. Hodges; political
1940 May 16	Willis, R. E. from L. W. Hoover; discusses social security
1940 May 16	Willis, R. E. from Elza Rogers; political 
1940 May 18	Willis, R. E. from A. V. Burch
1940 May 18	Willis, R. E. from Paul Wever; asks assistance in securing nomination for appellate Judge for Judge Durre

Box 3, Folder 3 Correspondence June1, 1940-Aug. 31, 1940

1940 June 1	Willis, R. E. from Wm. F. McConn; elected Senatorial candidate by prohibition party
1940 June 4	McConn, William Finney from R. E. Willis; Prohibition
1940 June 5	Willis, R. E. from William F. McConn; will decline place on Prohibition Ticket
1940 June 8	McCallum, Neil from R. E. Willis; some biography on Willis
1940 June 11	Willis, R. E. from L. J. Hartzell; suggests Willis join forces with Hillis
1940 June 13	Willis, R. E. from Mox G. Ruge; political
1940 June 14	Willis, R. E. from George H. Batchelor; Cannelton speech and foreign policy, some authorities to read
1940 June 15	Batchelor, George H. from R. E. Willis; Cannelton speech
1940 June 15	Hartzell, Lee from R. E. Willis; Roosevelt's foreign policy 
1940 June 18	Scull, Charles from R. E. Willis; Roosevelt's foreign policy 
1940 June 20	Willis, R. E. from Mrs. Mason; support
1940 June 21	Willis, R. E. from A. G. burry; about Sen. Minton
1940 July 1	Willis, R. E. from Claude Cline; political slogans
1940 July 1	Willis, R. E. from Nick T. Stepanovich; nomination of Wendell Willkie
1940 July 3	Cline, Claude from R. E. Willis: slogans
1940 July 3	Halleck, Charles A. from R. E. Willis; about nomination
1940 July 5	Willis, R. E. from Ernie M. Morris; donation
1940 July 5	Walter J. Riley from R. E. Willis; Discusses Mr. Willkie
1940 July 6	Carlin, Clyde C. from Randolph H. Mayes; about stolen election in Vigo Co in 1938, same will happen in 1940- has facts 
                                and figures and will cooperate to clean up the election-a "rotten bi-partisan combination" exists
1940 July 7	Willis, R. E. from Wilbur H. Grant; creation of a department of Colored men to get the vote
1940 July 10	Willis, R. E. from Charles A. Halleck; Willkie's nomination 
1940 July 10	Willis, R. E. from Arthur H. Sapp; discusses Carl Ogle 
1940 July 17	Conrad, Roy from R. E. Willis
1940 July 17	Lauman, Miss Margaret from R. E. Willis
1940 July 19	Willis, R. E. from Robert E. Heun; Willkie and McCary
1940 July 24	Willis, R. E. from Franklyn George; discusses Nat'l and State ticket
1940 July 24	Heun, Robert E. from R. E. Willis; political
1940 July 26	Bobbitt, Arch N. from R. E. Willis; Mr. Grant and colored vote
1940 July 26	Grant, Wilbur H. from R. E. Willis; political
1940 July 26	Showalter, Ernest W. from R. E. Willis: political business
1940 July 26	George, Franklyn from R. E. Willis; campaign and fraud vote
1940 July 31	Lustgarten, Edward from Austin Stults; authorization to solicit and accent funds for Willis campaign-Political Agent
1940 Aug. 3	Willis, R. E. from C. Harding; political
1940 Aug. 4	Sessler, J. L. to R. E. Willis; political 
1940 Aug. 5	Senator Willis from Don Warrick
1940 Aug. 6	Willis, R. E. from Walter Quinten; mail delivery
1940 Aug. 6	Harding, Chase, from Sec. for R. E. Willis
1940 Aug. 6	Warrick, Don E. from Sec. of R. E. Willis
1940 Aug. 7	Willis, R. E. from Walter F. Bossert;  pensions for the aged, a plan advocated by Henry F. Schricker, similar to Townsend 
                                plan
1940 Aug. 13	Willis, R. E from George Slick
1940 Aug. 19	Willis, R. E from Floyd Stevens; use of Steven's Troubadour Quartet in campaign
1940 Aug. 19	Willis, R. E from Clarence L. Walker; public attitudes to election
1940 Aug. 21	Sessler, J. L. from R. E. Willis
1940 Aug. 21	Quinlan, Walter from R. E. Willis; mail service
1940 Aug. 21	Walker, Clarence L. from R. E. Willis; political
1940 Aug. 22	Willis, R. E from David R. Baurn;
1940 Aug. 22	Willis, R. E from Ivan F. Stalcup; finances in Greene Co. 
1940 Aug. 23	Bossert,  Walter N. from R. E. Willis; political
1940 Aug. 24	Willis, R. E from H. H. Wisehart; political business
1940 Aug. 27	Willis, R. E from Re. George Wildman; political
1940 Aug. 30	Willis, R. E from C. Harding; 1 Willkie v. Wallace
1940 Aug. 30	Ward, Albert from R. E. Willis; political
1940 Aug. 31	Wildman, Rev. George from R.E. Willis; campaign

Box 3, Folder 4 Correspondence Sept. 2, 1940-Dec. 7, 1940

1940 Sept. 2	Harding, Chase from R. E. Willis; Willkie & Roosevelt
1940 Sept. 6	Willis, R. E from W. L. Stephenson; about Nat'l campaign 
1940 Sept. 7	Willis, R. E from Paul Wever
1940 Sept. 9	Wever, Paul from Sec. of R. E. Willis
1940 Sept. 14	Willis, R. E from Hugh B. Olds
1940 Sept. 17	Olds, Hugh B. from R.E. Willis
1940 Sept. 17	Willis, R. E from Leroy S. Davisson; donation
1940 Sept. 18	Willis, R. E from Lafayette O'Haver
1940 Sept. 20	Willis, R. E from Ivar Hennings
1940 Sept. 20	Willis, R. E from E. M. Morris
1940 Sept. 24	Hennings, Ivar from R. E. Willis
1940 Sept. 24	O’Haver, Lafayette  from R. E. Willis
1940 Sept. 24	Parmley, George W. from R. E. Willis
1940 Sept. 24	Slinkard, Charles W. from R. E. Willis
1940 Sept. 25	Fellow Editor from U. B. Cummings; form letter, Willis campaign 
1940 Sept. 25	Cavanaugh, Rev. John from R. E. Willis
1940 Sept. 25	Hoffman, Paul G. from R. E. Willis	
1940 Sept. 25	Kuhn, Fred from R. E. Willis	
1940 Sept. 27	Willis, R. E from John Cavanaugh
1940 Oct. 1	List of volunteer workers, from Nellie Paton Pugh
1940 Oct. 1	Willis, R. E from Ina Stebbing;
1940 Oct. 2	Willis, R. E from Lester ; friendly political
1940 Oct. 2	Snider, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest from R. E. Willis
1940 Oct. 3	Willis, R. E from Russell Olt;
1940 Oct. 5	Stebbing, Ina Dynes from Sec. of R. L. Willis
1940 Oct. 7	Willis, R. E from Noland C. right and John D. Hughes; political
1940 Oct. 7	Olt, Russel from R. E. Willis stand on war, conscription law
1940 Oct. 8	Watson, Robert from R.E. Willis
1940 Oct. 9	Wedeking, Albert from R. E. Willis
1940 Oct. 18	Willis, R. E from Russell Olt
1940 Oct. 21	Willis, R. E from Carl Bimel; political
1940 Oct. 23	Snavely, Miss Mary Lou from R. E. Willis
1940 Oct.  29	Willis, R. E from H. H. Kleinschmidt; campaign button 
1940 Oct. 30	Pennington, Lester from R. E. Willis
1940 Nov. 1	Willis, R. E from Henry C. Cleveland
1940 Nov. 2	Willis, R. E from W. B. Carleton; friendly
1940 Nov. 2	Cleveland, Henry C. from R. E. Willis; discusses Lake Co.
1940 Nov. 4	Willis, R. E from J. H. Longshore; political
1940 Nov. 4	Carleton, W. B. from R. E. Willis 
1940 Nov. 4	Helmke, Walter from R. E. Willis 
1940 Nov. 4	Starr, Oliver from R. E. Willis
1940 Nov. 18	Willis, R. E from Paul R. Bausman; State Highway Dept. news clipping “Senator Willis Become Titular Head of Party”
1940 Nov. 26	Willis, R. E from James E. Watson; political 
1940 Dec. 7	Sherwood, Mr. Elmer from R. E. Willis; political

Box 3, Folder 5 Scrapbook, 1938-1940

1938 -1940 	News clippings concerning Sherman Minton

Box 3, Folder 6 Correspondence 1944-1945

1944 Nov. 30	Murray, William from Howard F. Grossman
1944 Nov. 30	Willis, Senator R. E. from Howard F. Grossman; his son seeks appointment to Annapolis Navel Academy
1944 Dec.  2	Grossman, Howard F. from R. E. Willis; appointment to Annapolis Navel Academy
1944 Dec.  7	Grossman, Howard F. from William D. Murray; about appointment to Annapolis
1944 Dec. 28	Grossman, Howard F. from R. E. Willis; application for West Point
1945 Jan. 30	Willis, Senator R. E. from Edwin Borchard; foreign problems, debt, Republicans and present policy, past wars
1945 Mar. 7	Willis, Sen. R. E. from Samuel E. Boys; Recommendation for appointment to Annapolis, Rodger J. Grossman
1945 Mar. 9	Willis, R. E. from Paul M. Riddick; includes an invitation inviting LaGrange Co. citizens to express views on big issues
1945 Mar. 10	Boys, Samuel E. from R. E. Willis
1945 Mar. 10	Grossman, Rodger J. from R. E. Willis; about appointment to Annapolis
1945 Mar. 11	Willis, R. E. from Foster W. Riddick; selective service and farmers, foreign policy
1945 Mar. 15	Riddick, Foster W. from R. E. Willis; experience in Washington, Selective service and farmers, food shortage, responsibility 
                                of the war, coming nomination (1946)
1945 Mar. 15	Riddick, Paul from R. E. Willis; impact of war on farmers small business
1945 Mar. 17	Willis, R. E. from Ralston Fischer; about an appointment to Annapolis
1945 Mar. 19	Milton Matter from R. E. Willis; conservation of water resources and flood control and Forestry service in Ind. clipping 
                                attached, “Gates Appoints Banker New State Conservation Head” 
1945 Mar. 21	Willis, R. E. from E. M. Morris; public attitude
1945 Mar. 22	Ralston V. Fischer from R. E. Willis about appointments to Annapolis
1945 Mar. 23	Morris, E. M. from R. E. Willis; political
1945 Mar. 31	Willis, R. E. from Joseph D. Seybert; about appointment to Annapolis
1945 Apr. 3	Seybert, Joseph D. from R. E. Willis
1945 Apr. 5	Willis, R. E. from Burrett B. Bouton; about appointment to Annapolis for Dr. Seybert's son
1945 Apr. 5	Bouton, Col. Burrett B. from R. E. Willis
1945 Apr. 6	Willis, R. E. from Howard F. Grossman includes Application for Admission to Annapolis-Rodger Juane Grossman
1945 Apr. 9	Grossman, Howard F. from R. E. Willis
1945 Apr. 11	Application for Annapolis- Joseph D. Seybert Jr. (picture include
1945 Apr. 11	Willis, R. E. from Joseph D. Seybert, Jr.- Annapolis 
1945 Apr. 28	Willis, R. E. from Ralston Fischer- Annapolis
1945 May 11	Fischer, Ralston V. from Wm. D. Murray; Annapolis
1945 May 15	Willis, R. E. from John and Eva Hartley; friendly, mentions loss of Franklin D. Roosevelt, mentions Harry S. 
                                Truman- application to Annapolis for John Donald Hartley 
1945 May 19	Hartley, Mr. and Mrs. John from R. E. Willis
1945 May 22	Fischer, Ralston V. from R. E. Willis
1945 June 10	Willis, R. E. from Grace Frurip- appointment to Annapolis-Joseph Seybert, Jr.
1945 June 11	Willis, R. E. from Dr. Leland F. Frurip; Annapolis, Seybert
1945 June 13	Frurip, Dr. Leland F. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1945 June 13	Frurip, Mrs. Leland F. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1945 June 14	Willis, R. E. from Walter J. Riley; Annapolis-John Hartley
1945 June 16	Riley, Walter J. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1945 June 18	Springer, Raymond from Earl Keisker; compulsory military training and sacrifice sale of Willow Run.
1945 June 20	Keisker, Earl from Wm D. Murray
1945 June 22	Willis, R. E. from James H. McShane; Annapolis- John Hartley
1945 June 27	McShane, James H. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1945 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Isadore E. Levine; business

Box 3, Folder 7 Correspondence July 3-Dec. 20, 1945

1945 July 3	Willis, R. E. from Dr. D. R. Johns: Annapolis, John Hartley
1945 July 3	Murray, Wm. from R. E. Willis; political business
1945 July 6	Levine, Isadore E. from R. E. Willis; friendly: dedication of new airfield at Richmond
1945 July 9	Covell, Miss Catherine from ?; Annapolis business, friendly includes an Application to Military or Naval Academy for John 
                                Davis Libey
1945 July 11	Johns, Dr. D. R. from R. E. Willis
1945 July 11	Libey, Wade from Catherine M. Covell
1945 July 12	Willis, R. E. from ?; Flood control in Indiana also includes Public Law 534-78th Congress, Authorizing the construction of 
                                certain public works on rivers and harbors for flood control and for other purposes
1945 July 26	Trevor, John B. from R. E. Willis; eye operation, Bretton Woods agreement and San Francisco Carter, international monetary 
                                standard also includes a News clipping “Willis Returns to Office After Eye Operation” and a letter to R. E. Willis from John 
                                C. Trevor
1945 July 30	Willis, R. E. from L. P. Fisher; Socialism, Communism and Capitalism, fed up with people in government who doubt that the 
                                Capitalistic system is good
1945 Aug. 3	Fisher, Louis P. from A. E. Willis; discusses San Francisco Charter and Bretton Woods Agreement, foreign relations and 
                                helping socialistic or capitalistic countries who my someday become enemies
1945 Sept. 11	Grossman, Rodger J. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis, 3rd alternate
1945 Sept. 11	Hartley, John D. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis, 1st alternate
1945 Sept. 11	Libey, John from R. E. Willis; Annapolis, 2nd alternate
1945 Sept. 11	Seybert, Joseph D. Jr. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis, 1st alternate
1945 Sept. 13	Willis, R. E. from John D. Livey
1945 Sept. 13	Banta, Roy L. from R. E. Willis
1945 Sept. 13	Bodenhafer, Judge Fred from R. E. Willis
1945 Sept. 13	Bouton, Col. Burrett B. from R. E. Willis 
1945 Sept. 13	Chipman, Major A. B. from R. E. Willis
1945 Sept. 13	Fischer, Ralston V. from R. E. Willis 
1945 Sept. 13	Frurip, Dr. Leland F. from R. E. Willis
1945 Sept. 13	Hartley, Mr. &  Mrs. John from R. E. Willis
1945 Sept. 13	Johns, Dr. D. R. from R. E. Willis
1945 Sept. 13	McShane, James H. from R. E. Willis
1945 Sept. 13	Riley, Walter J. fro: R. E. Willis
1945 Sept. 13	Runden, Rev. U. E. from R. E. Willis
1945 Sept. 13	Steffes, Dr. E. Q. from R. E. Willis
1945 Sept. 14	Boys, S. E. from R. E. Willis
1945 Sept. 15	Willis, R. E. from Joseph D. Seybert Jr.
1945 Sept. 17	Willis, R. E. from Howard F. Grossman 
1945 Sept. 17	Willis, R. E. from Rodger Grossman 
1945 Sept. 17	Six Telegrams; Annapolis
1945 Sept. 18	Willis, R. E. from Leland F. Frurip
1945 Sept. 18	Gaunt, Al from R. E. Willis Cartoon
1945 Sept. 18	Thomas, Col. Ray C. from R. E. Willis; friendly, tells about soldiers wanting release from army Address from package that 
                                contained perfume, 3 stamps
1945 Sept. 25	Grossman, Howard F. from R. E. Willis
1945 Sept. 25	Grossman, Rodger from R. E. Willis; Annapolis 
1945 Sept. 26	Willis, R. E. from Ralston Fischer
1945 Sept. 26	Willis, R. E. from John D. Hartley; Annapolis
1945 Sept. 26	Seybert, Joseph D., Jr. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis 
1945 Oct. 2	Hartley, John D. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1945 Oct. 2	Huis, Eugene from R. E. Willis, Telegram
1945 Oct. 2	Murray, William, Sec. of Sen. Willis, from Gene; Telegram
1945 Oct. 4	Willis, R. E. from M. M. Rosten; policy for future agricultural surpluses in U. S.
1945 Oct. 8	Willis, R. E. from George Huish
1945 Oct. 12	Grossman, Rodger from R. E. Willis; Annapolis 
1945 Oct. 12	Hartley, John from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1945 Oct. 12	Huish, George from R. E. Willis; John Hartley as principle to Annapolis
1945 Oct. 13	Rosten, M. M. from R. E. Willis
1945 Oct. 14	Willis, R. E from John and Eva Hartley; Annapolis 
1945 Oct. 16	Johns, Dr. D. R. from R. E. Willis
1945 Oct. 16	McShane, James H. from R. E. Willis
1945 Oct. 16	Riley, Walter J. from R. E. Willis; note about John D. Hartley as principal appointment to Annapolis
1945 Oct. 16	Steffes, Dr. E. Q. from R. E. Willis
1945 Oct. 17	Willis, R. E from Rodger J. Grossman; Annapolis Bureau of Naval Personnel from Rodger J. Grossman
1945 Oct. 22	Grossman, Rodger J. from R. E.
1945 Oct. 23	Hartley, John D. from R. E. Willis
1945 Nov. 1	Willis, R. E from James E. Watson; friendly 
1945 Nov. 2	Captain Baskerville from R. E. Willis
1945 Nov. 9	Willis, R. E from John and Ema Hartley; Annapolis 
1945 Nov. 15	Hartley, Mr. and Mrs. John from R. E. Gillis
1945 Nov. 21	Adams, Otto H. from R. E. Willis; trying to serve people of Indiana in a conservative way, will announce candidacy for 
                                renomination and reelection
1945 Nov. 21	Follinger, Miss Helene from R. E. Willis; business 
1945 Nov. 21	Richie, Robert from R. E. Willis
1945 Nov. 21	Robinson, Mrs. Arthur R. from R. E. Willis
1945 Nov. 27	Willis, R. E. from Charles H. Maston; dinner for William E. Jenner, selected as a regional vice chairman of the National 
                                Republican Veterans League
1945 Nov. 29	Maston, Charles H. from R. E. Willis
1945 Dec. 12	Commanding Officer of U. S. Naval Training Center; from R. E. Willis; John Hartley and Annapolis
1945 Dec. 12	Hartley, John D. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis 
1945 Dec. 12	Hartley, John D. from R. E. Willis
1945 Dec. 12	Notes on John Hartley and a List of Preparatory Schools for Annapolis
1945 Dec. 13	Willis, R. E. from Guy J. Gillette; utilization for farm crops
1945 Dec. 14	Willis, R. E. from Wm. W. Behrens; John Hartley
1945 Dec. 17	Willis, R. E. from John and lima Hartley
1945 Dec. 17	Gillette, Guy M. from R. E. Willis; grain processing and utilization of farm crops
1945 Dec. 20	Hartley, John L. from R. E. Willis

Box 3, Folder 8 Correspondence Jan. 13-May 31, 1946

1946 Jan. 13	Willis, R. E. from Catherine M. Covell; enjoyed working for Willis 
1946 Feb. 7	Willis, R. E. from Joseph D. Seybert; appointment to West Point
1946 Feb. 8	Seybert, Capt. Joseph D. from R. E. Willis; appointment to West Point 
1946 Feb. 26	Libey, Wade from R. E. Willis
1946 Mar. 11	Willis, R. E. from Homer E. Capehart; includes “Flood Control Projects in the State of Indiana,” on the projects, “War 
                                Department Civil Functions Appropriation Bill, Fiscal Year 1947,“and Notes on Flood Control of Ohio
1946 Mar. 12	Willis, R. E. from Mayor W. C. Livers; Telegram, immediate action to ensure allocation of funds for early completion of 
                                Cannelton flood protection works
1946 Mar. 12	Willis, R. E. from Wm. M. Waldschmidt; Cannelton Flood Project
1946 Mar. 13	Willis, R. E. from Clyde R. Black; Telegram, Cannelton Flood Control Project
1946 Mar. 18	Black, Clyde R. from R. E. Willis; Telegram, Senate appropriates one million dollars for Cannelton Flood Wall
1946 Mar. 18	Black, Clyde R. from R. E. Willis; Telegram, same as above plus levee unit 5, Wabash River and Indianapolis Warfleigh 
                                also get money
1946 Mar. 18	Cummings, U. B. from R. E. Willis; Cannelton Flood Control Appropriation
1946 Mar. 18	Telegrams to Tom Lasher and Mayor W. C. Liebers about Cannelton Appropriation
1946 Mar. 18	Waldschmidt, William M. from R. E. Willis; Cannelton Flood Control Appropriation
1946 Mar. 19	Willis, R. E. from C. R. Black; Indiana flood control and includes a news clipping, “Flood Wall Funds Put in Control Bill,”
1946 Mar. 22	Willis, R. E. from C. R. Black; wants copy of House Doc. 328, a study of Tennessee Basin
1946 Mar. 22	Black, Clyde R. from R. E. Willis; Indiana flood control also includes R. E. Willis from C. R. Black; flood control, Governor's 
                                recommendations and Lieutenant-General R. A. Wheeler from Ralph H. Gates, Gov. of Indiana; Governor's recommendations,
                                in detail
1946 Mar. 29	Guests at Mr. Fisher's Luncheon for Sen. R. E. Willis
1946 Apr. 1	Griffith, Howard from R. E. Willis; preserve fundamental philosophy of country and reestablish sound financial basis
1946 Apr. 3	Black, C. R. from R. E. Willis
1946 Apr. 5	Charles L. Sargant from Louis P. Fisher
1946 Apr. 5	Willis, R. E. from Louis P. Fisher; Guests at Mr. Fisher's Luncheon for Willis
1946 Apr. 9	Azbell, Fred from R. E. Willis
1946 Apr. 9	Bowes, Charles E., E. A. Crane, Maxwell Droke, Ott Epler, Paul O. Ferrel, Louis Fink, Ralph Fink, Letters from R. E. Willis; 
                                thanks for attending luncheon
1946 Apr. 9	Fisher, Louis P. from R. E. Willis
1946 Apr. 9	Gwynn, B. A. from R. E. Willis and 18 other letters to various persons thanking them for attending luncheon
1946 Apr. 11	Willis, R. E. from Wm. F. Kegley; friendly and includes letter Louis P. Fisher.; also friendly
1946 Apr. 12	Willis, R. E. from C. L. Sargeant; friendly 
1946 Apr. 15	Willis, R. E. from R. O. Woods; friendly
1946 Apr. 16	Fisher, Louis P. from Walter A. Jones; friendly and includes letter to Governor Ralph Gates from W. W. Jones; support Willis 
                                candidacy
1946 Apr. 17	Willis, R. E. from W. R. Julian; friendly 
1946 Apr. 17	copy of above letter
1946 Apr. 17	Gates, Ralph E. from W. H. Julian; support Willis candidacy
1946 Apr. 18	Fisher, Louis P. from E. A. Crane and includes Ralph H. Gates from E. A. Crane; support Willis, E. A. Crane from Ralph F. |
                                Gates and Party will have an open Convention
1946 May 4	Willis, Herbert from R. E. Willis; friendly and includes a letter to R. E. Willis from Herbert Willis
1946 May 17	Willis, R. E. from Howard F. Grossman; appointment to Annapolis for son Rodger John Edgeworth from William D. Murray; 
                                stone industry supports Willis
1946 May 21	Willis, R. E. from A. H. Berndt; renomination 
1946 May 21	Louis P. Fisher from Bert C. McCammon; Willis renomination politics 
1946 May 25	Willis, Sen and Mrs., postcard from Rufus C. Halman
1946 May 28	Willis for Senator, Headquarters, from Horace H. Parker; renomination politics
1946 May 31	Willis, Herbert from R. E. Willis; friendly and includes a letter to R. E. Willis from Herbert Willis

Box 3, Folder 9 Voting Record, 1941-1942

1941	Voting Record of Senator Raymond E. Willis 
1942	Voting Record of Senator Raymond E. Willis 

Box 3, Folder 10 Voting Record, 1943-1944

1943	Voting Record of Senator Raymond E. Willis 
1944	Voting Record of Senator Raymond E. Willis 

Box 4, Folder 1 Correspondence June 1-June 15, 1946

1946 June 1	Hartley, John D. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1946 June 3	Willis, R. E. from John Hartley; Annapolis
1946 June 5	King, Irvin E. from Frank J. Piper; supports Willis, situation in Lake Co.
1946 June 8	Willis, R. E. from W. A. Bartlett; Republican party, defeat and "unholy alliances that bring about defeat"
1946 June 8	Willis, R. E. from Owen Crumpacker; renomination politics 
1946 June 8	Willis, R. E. from Louis P. Fisher
1946 June 11	Willis, R. E. from Paul E. Leffler
1946 June 12	Telegram to Willis from former state senator Sims
1946 June 13	Willis, R. E. from Harlan J. Bushfield; Telegram, regrets result of convention
1946 June 14	Willis, R. E. from James W. Costin; business, mentions Willis withdrawal from contest for office of U. S. Senator
1946 June 14	Willis, R. E. from Mrs. Maybelle R. Elliott; local G.O;P. politics (Terre Haute)
1946 June 14	Willis, R. E. from Harlan L. Kays; Willis not renominated 
1946 June 14	Willis, R. E. from Joseph H. Lesh
1946 June 14	Willis, R. E. from Frank R. Miller
1946 June 14	Willis, R. E. from C. O. Mitchell; politics
1946 June 14	Willis, R. E. from William R. Root.;  politics
1946 June 14	Ward, Clifford from R. E. Willis; convention results
1946 June 15	Willis, R. E. from ?; convention, political freedom versus political success
1946 June 15	Willis, R. E. from John S. Lloyd; convention results
1946 June 15	Willis, R. E. from ; Marion R. Money ; O.P.A., time to abolish it[Office of Price Administration]
1946 June 15	Willis, R. E. from A. L. Moudy; convention results
1946 June 15	Willis, R. E. from Ed, and H. Potter; a democrat was for Willis, convention results  
1946 June 15	Willis, R. E. from Maude Lucas Rumpler; convention
1946 June 15	form letters from R. E. Willis; response to convention
1946 June 15	Henley, George from R. E. Willis; response to convention
1946 June 15	form letter from R. E. Willis; response to convention
1946 June 15	King, Irvin from R. E. Willis; convention and a bit about why it was lost
1946 June 15	Two form letters from R. E. Willis; convention 
1946 June 15	Leckrone, Walter from R. E. Willis; thanks 
1946 June 15	Five form letters from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 15	Pulliam, Eugene C. from R. E. Willis
1946 June 15	Three form letters from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 15	Rowley, Frank B. from R. E. Willis; convention; finances
1946 June 15	Four form letters

Box 4, Folder 2 Correspondence June 16-June 18, 1946

1946 June 16	Willis, R. E. from O. A. Cook; Willis actions at convention 
1946 June 16	Willis, R. E. from Virginia Kinnaird; results of convention
1946 June 16	Willis, R. E. from Gladys Buchanan; business
1946 June 17	Willis, R. E. from Edwin V. O'Neel; feelings about convention 
1946 June 17	Willis, R. E. from Marvin H. Pickett; fixed conventions 
1946 June 17	Two form letters from k R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 17	Fulton, James from R. E. Willis
1946 June 17	Six form letters from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 17	Monroe, Jesse C. from R. E. Willis
1946 June 17	Ort, Mrs. Mary from R. E. Willis; form letter
1946 June 17	Three form letters from R. E. Willis; convention Fred I. Willis from R. E. Willis; business 
1946 June 17	Willis, R. E. from Edwin V. O'Neel; feelings about convention 
1946 June 18	Willis, R. E. from John Edgeworth; party loyalty
1946 June 18	Willis, R. E. from Wm. F. McCon; Gov. Gates and convention
1946 June 18	Willis, R. E. from C. P. Overmyer; convention
1946 June 18	Willis, R. E. from Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Pettiner; convention
1946 June 18	Willis, R. E. from Hassil E. Schenck; convention and farmers
1946 June 18	form letter from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 18	Bath, Thomas E., Jr. from R. E. Willis; congratulations for nomination for Secretary of State
1946 June 18	Berndt, A. H. from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 18	Buckmaster, True from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 18	Costin, James W. from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 18	Crisler, Don from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 18	Crumpacker, Owen from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 18	Edgeworth, John from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 18	Fisher, Louis P. from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 18	Miller, Frank from k R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 18	Millis, Frank T. from R. E. Willis; congratulations on nomination for Secretary of State
1946 June 18	Piper, Frank J. from R. E. Willis; convention, Lake Co. 6-18-1946 Wilbur Royse from R. E. Willis
1946 June 18	Sims, George W. from R. E. Willis
1946 June 18	Snyder, George from R. E. Willis
1946 June 18	Stump, Charles R. from R. E, Willis; convention and includes a letter to Verli Mills from Charles R. Stump; about Willis and 
                                his defeat
1946 June 18	Wallace, Clayton M. from R. E. Willis; convention and a letter to Pastor from Clayton M. Wallace; support of Willis
1946 June 18	Form letter urging support of Willis 
1946 June 18	Watts, Adj. Gen, Ben H. from R. E. Willis; congratulations for nomination for State Superintendent of Public Instruction
1946 June 18	Williams, Thomas from R. I. Willis; congratulations for nomination for Clerk of the Supreme and Appellate Courts
1946 June 18	Willis, Hebert G. from R. E. Willis; convention

Box 4, Folder 3 Correspondence June 19-June 23, 1946

1946 June 19	Willis, R. E. from Alfred Bartholomew; lost race; come home and be happy
1946 June 19	Willis, R. E. from Guy Colerick; regrets convention results
1946 June 19	Willis, R. E. from W, W. Gasser ( Bert); conventions
1946 June 19	Willis, R. E. from George W. Henley; convention
1946 June 19	Bomberger, Louden L. from R. H, Willis; convention, opposes Wagner-Murray-Dingell bill
1946 June 19	Buchanan, Mrs. A. G. from R. E. Willis; publicity and convention
1946 June 19	Elliott, Mrs. Maybelle R. from R. E. Willis
1946 June 19	Enslie, W R. from R. E. Willis; friendly 
1946 June 19	Grossman, Howard from R. E. Willis; Annapolis 
1946 June 19	Halman, Rufus C. from R. E. Willis; convention 
1946 June 19	Kays, Harlan L. from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 19	Kinnaird, Virginia from R. E. Willis; convention, supports S131
1946 June 19	Leffler, Paul E. from R. E. Willis; convention 
1946 June 19	Lesh, Joseph H. from R. E. Willis ; convention
1946 June 19	Lloyd, John S. from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 19	Miller, Frank R. from R. E. Willis; Party machine and convention
1946 June 19	Mitchell, C. O. from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 19	Money, Marion R. from R. E. Willis; against O.P.A., convention
1946 June 19	O’Neel, Edwin V. from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 19	Pickett, Marvin H. from R. E. Willis
1946 June 19	Pilliod, Mr. and Mrs. Charles from R. E. Willis; friendly 
1946 June 19	Potter, E. H. from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 19	Reppert, Mrs. Emma M. O. from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 19	Willis, R. E. from Mrs. Emma M. O. Reppert; sound government and attention to the small things that make it up and 
                                Governor Gates is mentioned
1946 June 19	Roose, Walter from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 19	Willis, R. E. from Walter and Martha Noose; convention
1946 June 19	Root, William R. from k R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 19	Rudd, Mrs. Julia Jean from R. E. Willis; convention 
1946 June 19	Rumpler, Mr. E. C. from R. E. Willis 
1946 June 19	Schalk, Frank A. from R. E. Willis
1946 June 19	Willis, R. E. from Frank A. Schalk; condolence on outcome of convention
1946 June 19	Sessler, Miss Vera from R, E. Willis; convention
1946 June 19	Stanfill, W. A. from R. E. Willis
1946 June 19	Tessman, G. H from R. E. Willis; Price Control Act and lumber pricing 
1946 June 19	Willis, R. E. from G. H. Tessman; OPA and Thomas amendment 
1946 June 19	Walb, Walter W. from R. E. Willis; convention 
1946 June 19	Wambaugh, Mrs. Minnie P. from R. E. Willis convention and friendly 
1946 June 20	Willis, R. E. from H. C. McIntyre
1946 June 20	Willis, R. E. from J. D. Miltenberger; convention and party
1946 June 20	Willis, R. E. from Thomas C. Willis
1946 June 20	Baum, David from R. E. Willis
1946 June 20	Berry, Clyde from R. E. Willis
1946 June 20	Eleven form letters about convention
1946 June 21	Willis, R. E. from H. M. Cochrane; convention outcome
1946 June 21	Willis, R. E. from Everett E. Miller; convention and party bosses 
1946 June 21	Willis, R. E. from Foster W. Riddick; convention and business
1946 June 21	Willis, R. E. from Paul M. Riddick; convention
1946 June 21	Willis, R. E. from Wilbur H. Royse 
1946 June 21	Willis, R. E. from Ben H. Watt
1946 June 22	Bartholomew, Alfred from R. W. Willis 
1946 June 22	Postcard from Oscar Cravens
1946 June 22	Colerick, Guy from R. E. Willis
1946 June 22	Form letters from R. E. Willis about convention 
1946 June 22	Willis, R. E. from George M. Plummer
1946 June 22	Willis, R. E. from Foster W. Riddick; newspapers and circulation
1946 June 22	Sullivan, G. Don from R. W. Willis and includes R. E. Willis from G. Don Sullivan; convention
1946 June 22	Williamson, Porter M. from R. E. Willis and includes Senator from Porter Williamson; convention
1946 June 22	Willis, Edward D. from R. E. Willis; details on convention and includes Ed Willis from R. E. Will is; friendly and R. E. Willis 
                                from Ed; convention
1946 June 23	Willis, R. E. from Edmund M. Wasmuth; convention

Box 4, Folder 4 Correspondence June 24-June 29, 1946

1946 June 24	Willis, R. E. from Harlan J. Bushfield
1946 June 24	Willis, R. E. from Paul M. Carey; convention outcome
1946 June 24	Willis, R. E. from Rufus Holman; friendly
1946 June 24	Medler, Wilbert C. from R. W. Willis and includes R. E, Willis from Wilbur C. Medler; J. T. Case (?) strike, farmers have 
                                crops but no tools
1946 June 24	Murray, W. D. from Jack Olivier; organization of Republican party is rotten
1946 June 24	Willis, R. E. from Clyde M. Reed
1946 June 24	Smith, R. from R. E. Willis and includes R. E. Willis from R. Smith; Willis can work for country as Editor too
1946 June 24	Friend from R. E. Willis; support of newspapers
1946 June 24	Cochrane, H. M. from R. E. Willis
1946 June 24	Hargrave, A. A. from R. E. Willis
1946 June 24	Kinnison, O. M. from R. E. Willis
1946 June 24	McConn, Dr, Wm. F. from R. E. Willis 
1946 June 24	McIntyre, Harry C. from R, E. Willis 
1946 June 24	Miller, Everett E. from R. E. Willis 
1946 June 24	Moudy, Col. Alfred L. from R. E. Willis 
1946 June 24	Oursler, Floyd F. from R. E. Willis 
1946 June 24	Overmyer, C. P. from R. E. Willis
1946 June 24	Plumer, George M, from R. E. Willis
1946 June 24	Riddick, Foster W. from R. E. Willis; Newspaper Sworn Circulation bill
1946 June 24	Riddick, Paul M. from R. E. Willis; Convention and includes R. E. Willis from Paul M. Riddick; protest elimination of 
                                amendment to Senate bill 1349 on minimum wage, it would exempt learners and apprentices in newspaper shops
1946 June 24	Schenck, Hassil E. from R. E. Willis
1946 June 24	Sims, Mrs. Edith M. from R. E. Willis; will look into the case of Louis Lailer
1946 June 24	Thomas, Gardner J. from R. E. Willis and includes Edwin O'Neel from Gardner J. Thomas
1946 June 25	"Jack" [R. E. Willis] from Tully C. Crabbs; primary versus delegate convention friendly
1946 June 25	Willis, R. E. from Edgar H. Evans; convention
1946 June 25	Willis, R. E. from Wade Libbey; Annapolis
1946 June 25	Bartlett, Ward K. from R. E. Willis
1946 June 25	Twenty-eight form letters from R. E. Willis to newsmen 
1946 June 26	Richey, Robert from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 26	Willis, R. E. from C. M. Weaks; suggests formation of an organization that will represent the true sentiments of the American 
                                people
1946 June 26	Bibler, Robert from R. E. Willis ; convention
1946 June 26	Butler, Robert A. from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 26	Crey, Paul L. from R. E. Willis
1946 June 26	Craig, Leo C. from R. E. Willis ; convention and how votes ,-ere going
1946 June 26	Cravens, Oscar from R. E. Willis
1946 June 26	Cummings, U. B. from R. E. Willis ; convention
1946 June 26	Elick, George from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 26	Goodrich, Pierre F. from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 26	Morris, Ernest M. from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 26	Ogilvie, Jack from William D. Mummy; convention 
1946 June 26	Parker, Horace H. from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 26	Wasmuth, Edmund M. from R. E. Willis
1946 June 27	Willis, R. E. from William G. Bray; convention results, envelope attached
1946 June 27	Willis, R. E. from E. M. Morris; convention
1946 June 27	Willis, R. E. from Alex
1946 June 27	Libey, Wide from R. E. Willis; Annapolis and includes authorization to give John Libey a preliminary physical exam,
1946 June 27	Wallace, Clayton from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 27	Wasmuth, Ed M. from William D. Murray
1946 June 27	Woody, Walter E. from William D. Murray
1946 June 28	Willis, R. E. from B. B. Hickenlooper
1946 June 28	Ball, Dr. Tom from R. E. Willis; convention
1946 June 28	Ball, Walter H. from R. E. Willis 
1946 June 28	Five form letters from R. E. Willis
1946 June 28	Crabbs, Tully C. from R. E. Willis
1946 June 28	Five form letters from R. E. Willis
1946 June 28	Evans, Edgar H. from R. E. Willis James P. A. Fulton from R. E. Willis
1946 June 28	Grant, Wilbur from R. E. Willis
1946 June 28	Kendall, John from R. E. Willis
1946 June 28	Klepper, Carl from R. E. Willis
1946 June 28	Six form letters from R. E. Willis 
1946 June 28	Seibert, Wilbur from R. E. Willis 
1946 June 28	Three form letters from R. E. Willis
1946 June 28	Stanfill, W. A. from R. E. Willis and includes a form letter from Brent Hart
1946 June 28	Weaks, C. M. from R. E. Willis; thinks idea of a nonpartisan organization is a good one and gives some principles it should 
                                stand for.
1946 June 28	Wever, Paul from R. E. Willis
1946 June 29	Willis, R. E. from Harry L. Crumpacker

Box 4, Folder 5 Correspondence July 1-Aug. 29, 1946

1946 July 1	Willis, R. E. from W. G. Spencer; post convention
1946 July 3	Willis, R. E. from Tom Johnston; Application for Annapolis
1946 July 4	Willis, R. E. from Georg A. Litchfield; post conference and OPA, economy
1946 July 5	Willis, R. E. from Tom
1946 July 5	Willis, R. E. from Earl W. Merry; post convention
1946 July 5	Willis, R. E. from Charlie and Margie; New Dealers and OPA
1946 July 6	George A. Litchfield from R. E. Willis
1946 July 8	Willis, R. E. from H, Alexander Smith; friendly
1946 July 8	Johnston, T. R. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis and includes a letter to the Superintendent of U. S. Navy from R. E. Willis
1946 July 9	Hutson, C. S. from R, E. Willis; post convention
1946 July 11	Willis, R. E. from Larston D. Farrar; business
1946 July 12	Willis, R. E. from R. S. Craighill; Annapolis, David Johnston
1946 July 12	Willis, R. E. from Tom Johnston; Annapolis, David Johnston
1946 July 12	Huish, George from Wm. D. Murray; Annapolis
1946 July 13	Willis, R. E. from Wilt Bonham; death of widow of Samuel Fair, a man who was a member of the 44th regiment, Ind. Vol. 
                                Infantry under Moses B. Willis (R.E. Willis’ uncle)
1946 July 15	Willis, R. E. from John II; Edris; Annapolis, Robert A. Oren 
1946 July 18	Bonham, Welter from R. E. Willis; Moses B. Willis 
1946 July 18	Edris, John H. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis, Robert A. Oren
1946 July 18	Hartley, Mr. and Mrs. John from R. E. Willis; Annapolis  John Hartley, Jr.
1946 July 18	Bureau of Naval Personnel from R. E. Willis; appoints John D. Hartley as principal to Annapolis in 1947
1946 July 19	Cook, Oren A. from R. E. Willis; post convention
1946 July 23	Willis, R. E. from Leonard Draper; Willis has a vacancy open at Annapolis gives methods to qualify, mentally, for Annapolis
1946 July 23	Bureau of Naval Personnel from R. E. Willis; nominates John Davis Livey as principal to Annapolis for 1947
1946 July 24	Livey, Wade from R. E. Willis; Annapolis, John D. Libey
1946 July 24	Willis, R. E. from Leonard Draper; Willis has one vacancy for 1947, Annapolis
1946 July 26	Hartley, John D. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis and includes a letter to R. E. Willis from Leonard Draper; Annapolis
1946 July 26	Willis, R. E. from John and Emma Hartley; Annapolis R. E. Willis from Louis Denfeld; Annapolis 
1946 July 29	Willis, R. E. from John Hartley; Annapolis
1946 July 29	Hartley, John D. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1946 July 30	John D. Livey from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1946 July 30	Willis, R. E. from Leonard Draper; Willis has a vacancy open at Annapolis gives methods to qualify, mentally, for Annapolis
1946 Aug. 2	Willis, R. E. from f John Hartley; Annapolis
1946 Aug. 3	Willis, R. E. from Tom Johnston; Annapolis
1946 Aug. 5	Covell, Catherine from R. E. Willis; Business
1946 Aug. 5	Hartley, John from R. E. Willis ; Annapolis
1946 Aug. 7	Covell, Catherine from R. E. Willis; business
1946 Aug. 7	Grossman, Howard from  R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1946 Aug. 7	Johnston, Tom from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1946 Aug. 7	Seybert, Joseph D., Jr. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1946 Aug. 8	Willis, R. E. from f Joseph D. Seybert Jr.; Annapolis
1946 Aug. 10	Covell, Catherine from R. E. Willis; business
1946 Aug. 10	Seybert, Joseph D., Jr., from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1946 Aug. 12	Bureau of Naval Personnel from R. E. Willis; Annapolis business
1946 Aug. 12	Johnston, Tom from Wm. D. Murry ; Annapolis
1946 Aug. 13	Willis, R. E. from Tom Johnston; Annapolis 
1946 Aug. 13	Willis, R. E. from Tom Johnston; carbon copy
1946 Aug. 14	Murray, William D. from Tom Johnston; Annapolis
1946 Aug. 14	Butler, Hugh A. from R. E. Willis; friendly
1946 Aug. 14	Parker, Luther from R. E. Willis; post convention 
1946 Aug. 15	Ault, F. H. from R. E. Willis; business
1946 Aug. 15	Johnston, Tom from R. E. Willis; help getting two ex-Marines into Purdue University
1946 Aug. 19	Murray, William D. from Tom Johnston; Annapolis Application to U.S. Naval Academy for David Cummins Johnston
1946 Aug. 20	Willis, R. E. from Louis Denfeld; Annapolis business
1946 Aug. 21	Bureau of Naval Personnel from R. E. Willis; Annapolis business blank form for First Alternate
1946 Aug. 21	Grossman, Howard F. from Wm. D. Murray; Annapolis
1946 Aug. 21	Johnston, T. R. from R. E. Willis; Wm. D. Murray; Annapolis
1946 Aug. 21	Seybert, Joseph D., Jr., from R. ?. Willis; Annapolis
1946 Aug. 22	Willis, R. E. from Dean Acheson; President approves Willis’ designation as Congressional Adviser to the U.S. Member of 
                                the Second Session of the Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
1946 Aug. 24	Murray, William D. from Tom Johnston; Annapolis
1946 Aug. 27	Willis, R. E. from John, Emma and Jack Hartley; Annapolis, friendly 
1946 Aug. 27	Willis, R. E. from T. L. Sprague; Annapolis, business
1946 Aug. 28	Hartley, Mr. and Mrs. from R. E. Willis; friendly
1946 Aug. 28	Johnston, T. R. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1946 Aug. 28	News clipping; “Try Tito as Common Murderer, Cry Families of Slain Fliers” five army fliers in an unarmed transport shot 
                                down by Marshal Tito's Aerial triggermen
1946 Aug. 28	News clipping – “Son Slain, Demand Justice” and includes a memo about the incident, international relations revolving 
                                around it and does Senator wish to write a letter to the State Department at this time?
1946 Aug. 29	Bureau of Naval Personnel from R. E. Willis; Annapolis and includes a form to nominate Principal to Annapolis

Box 4, Folder 6 Correspondence Sept. 3-Nov. 13, 1946

1946 Sept. 3	Willis, R. E. from Hugh Butler; friendly, last part of senate
1946 Sept. 6	Willis, R. E. from Luther Parker; talks about Republican party and it must change
1946 Sept. 10	Willis, R. E. from N. Y. Clayton; about the recent Yugoslavian attacks and suggestions concerning actions tam that might be 
                                taken and includes test of a note handed to the Yugoslav Charge d'affaires
1946 Sept. 10	Willis, R. E. from William F. Knowland, U.S. Senator, Telegram
1946 Sept. 11	USA  should halt future shipments to Yugoslavia, give reasons background on aid already given. Wants support
1946 Sept. 11	Memorandum to delegation to the Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations; business
1946 Sept. 11	Memorandum on preparation of the Final Travel Voucher for delegate of The Food and Agriculture Organization of the 
                                United Nations and includes Instructions on completing Travel Voucher and Information to be Incorporated in Travel Voucher
1946 Sept. 12	Grossman, Rodger J. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1946 Sept. 12	Willis, R. E. from William C. Mehring; Invitational Travel Orders 
1946 Sept. 16	Johnston, David C. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1946 Sept. 16	Johnston, David C. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1946 Sept. 16	Commanding Officer, US Naval Training Center; Annapolis, David C. Johnston 
1946 Sept. 18	Willis, R. E. from Louis Denfeld; Annapolis, business and includes a blank forms for second and third Alternates to Annapolis
1946 Sept. 19	Willis, R. E. from Howard F. Grossman; Annapolis
1946 Sept. 27	Vandegrift, Gen. Alexander A. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis, business
1946 Oct. 3	Willis, R. E. from A. H. Turnage; Annapolis, David C. Johnston
1946 Oct. 10	Senator from Larston D. Farrar
1946 Oct. 10	Commandant from R. E. Willis; Annapolis: David C. Johnston
1946 Oct. 11	Willis, R. E. from J. J. O'Donnell; Annapolis, David C. Johnston
1946 Oct. 12	Hugh Butler from R. E. Willis; Friendly
1946 Oct. 12	Smith, George H. E. from R. E. Willis and includes a letter Senator from George H. E. Smith; how to give a non-political 
                                speech about government and public affairs
1946 Oct. 14	Division of International Conference from R. E. Willis; expense account
1946 Oct. 15	Murray, William D. from Tom Johnston; Annapolis
1946 Oct. 17	Johnston, T. R. from Wm. D. Murray: Annapolis
1946 Oct. 25	Farrar, Larston D. from R. E. Willis; About position on Nat'l Railroad Board and other positions that Willis is interested in and 
                                includes a note from Larston D. Farrar about a position that is open
1946 Oct. 28	Farrar, Larston D. from R. E. Willis; Questions on popular primary for Presidential preference and for nomination of US 
                                Senator and question on liquor control in states
1946 Oct. 31	Willis, R.E. from Larston D. Farrar; about a speech
1946 Nov. 2	Farrar, Larston D. from R. E. Willis; business
1946 Nov. 4	Naval Recruiting Office from R. E. Willis; Annapolis, Joseph D. Seybert, Jr. 
1946 Nov. 4	Seybert, Joseph D., Jr., from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1946 Nov. 5	Willis, R. E. from Joseph D. Seybert, Jr. ; Annapolis
1946 Nov. 5	Horace L. Hanna from R. E. Willis; WestPoint, John W. Rogers
1946 Nov. 5	Robinson, Dean Oosterling from Wm. D. Murray; West Point, Dean Oosterling  
1946 Nov. 5	Robinson, Dean Oosterling from R. E. Willis; West Point
1946 Nov. 5	Rogers, John W. from R. E. Willis; West Point
1946 Nov. 5	War Department from R. E. Willis; West Point nominations 
1946 Nov. 6	Willis, R.E. from Cathy; Business and includes a memorandum for Catherine
1946 Nov. 6	Willis, R.E. from ?	; West Point and other business and includes appointments for West Point, 1947 
1946 Nov. 7	Robinson, Dean Oosterling from Ray D. Murray; West Point
1946 Nov. 12	Rogers, John William from Edward F. Witsell; Letter of Cadet Appointment
1946 Nov. 12	Willis, R.E. from Edward F. Witsell; about nominations to West Point
1946 Nov. 12	Robinson, Dean Oosterling from Edward F. Witsell; Letter of Cadet Appointment 
1946 Nov. 13	Willis, R.E. from David I. Walsh; letter of appreciation

Box 4, Folder 7 Correspondence Nov. 14-Dec. 30, 1946

1946 Nov. 14	Senator from Larston D. Farrar; business, political and friendly
1946 Nov. 14	Farrar, Larston D. from R. E. Willis; Government business
1946 Nov. 18	Willis, R.E. from Hugh Butler
1946 Nov. 18	Willis, R.E. from John H. Liles; Joseph Seybert not physically able for Naval Academy and includes a Report of Physical 
                                Examination
1946 Nov. 18	Willis, R.E. from Edward F. Witsell; West Point business
1946 Nov. 18	Bowen, Donald from R. E. Willis; congratulation on nomination for Judge of Appellate Court at Republican Convention
1946 Nov. 19	Johnston, David C. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis and includes, David C. Johnston’s school record
1946 Nov. 20	Willis, R.E. from Larston D. Farrar; business
1946 Nov. 21	R. E. Willis from H. C. Springer; labor union interferes with right of members to support the party or candidates of their choice 
                                and includes “Gary CIO Plans to Try Two Who Aided GOP,” and Proposes legislation to make it a federal offense to penalize
                                any American for  practicing his right to vote as he chooses
1946 Nov. 21	Seybert, Joseph D., Jr. from R. E. Willis ; Annapolis
1946 Nov. 21	Seybert, Joseph D., Jr. from R. E. Willis; unfavorable physical exam 
1946 Nov. 21	Willis, R.E. from Joseph D. Seybert, Jr.; physical exam at Annapolis
1946 Nov. 22	Willis, R.E. from Joseph D. Seybert, Jr.; physical exam for Annapolis
1946 Nov. 25	Farrar, Larston D. from R. E. Willis; wants information about development of the Dep't. of Agriculture
1946 Nov. 26	Willis, R.E. from Bert Andrews; age and holding a seat in the Senate
1946 Nov. 27	Seybert, Joseph D., Jr., from R. E. Willis; physical exam : Annapolis 
1946 Dec. 3	Coupland, Brig. Gen. R. C. from R. E. Willis; West point
1946 Dec. 3	War Department from R. E. Willis;  West Point appointments
1946 Dec. 9	Seybert, Joseph D. from Wm. D. Murray; Telegram and memorandum
1946 Dec. 9	Willis, R. E. from Joseph D. Seybert; telegram
1946 Dec. 11	Willis, R. E. from Larston D. Farrar; business and includes Coston-Leigh Lecture Agency; interested in sponsoring [Willis?]. 
                                Gives some background of senate experience and a list of lecture managements.
1946 Dec. 13	Senator Willis from Carl J. Suedhoff; Direct Primary Bill
1946 Dec. 13	Willis, R. E. from Edward F. Witsell; West Point business and includes a letter to Richard Cox Coupland, Jr. from Edward F. 
                                Witsell; cadet appointment and Memorandum
1946 Dec. 14	Murray, Wm. D. from Joseph D. Seybert, Jr.; Annapolis business
1946 Dec. 14	Lamb, M. from R. E. Willis; about voucher correction and includes an Administrative Pre-Audit Difference Statement, a 
                                letter to M. Lamb from R. E. Willis:; about voucher, a Schedule of Expenses and Itinerary of Traveler, a Memorandum on 
                                Expense Account to Copenhagen and return to attend FAO Conference, Memorandum concerning travel orders and a 
                                statement of travel 
1946 Dec. 16	Bureau of Personnel Navy Department from R. E. Willis; Annapolis business 
1946 Dec. 16	Seybert, Joseph D. from Wm. D. Murray; Annapolis business
1946 Dec. 18	Suedhoff, Carl J. from R. E. Willis; Direct Primary Bill
1946 Dec. 19	Annapolis Section, Bureau of Naval Personnel from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1946 Dec. 23	Willis, R. E. from Louis Denfelds; Annapolis business
1946 Dec. 24	Willis, Mrs. and Senator from Rufus C. Holman; Christmas
1946 Dec. 27	Joseph Dewitt Seybert, Jr. from R. E. Willis; Annapolis
1946 Dec. 30	Annapolis Section, Navy Department from R. E. Willis; Annapolis business
1946 Dec. 30	West Point Section War Department from R. E. Willis; West Point business
1946 	                Memo for Senator; Annapolis and West Point business
1946 	                Pamphlet; “I See By the Papers;” backing for Willis for 1946 Convention

Box 4, Folder 8 Correspondence Jan. 10-Oct. 20, 1947

1947 Jan. 1	Schwartz, Melvin R. from R. E. Willis and includes R. E. Willis from Melvin R. Schwartz; Star Route, a bidding and bonding 
                                racket
1947 Feb. 8	Willis, R. E. from Hugh Butler; wants to place Willis on National Mediation Board
1947 Feb. 10	Butler, Hugh from R. E. Willis; age may prevent the appointment
1947 Feb. 12	Willis, R. E. from Hugh Butler, Telegram; eligible if he has not had 15 yrs. government service
1947 Feb. 17	Willis from Hugh Butler; more on eligibility
1947 Feb. 23	Senator from Larston Farrar; friendly, Republicans, Taft and Lilienthal goings on at Washington
1947 Mar. 12	Farrar, Larston D. from R. E. Willis; friendly, lecture contracts
1947 Apr. 2	Butler, Hugh from R. E. Willis; about possibility Of government service
1947 Apr. 2	Farrar, Larston D. from R. E. Willis; wants reaction to a meeting with Bereide, Norberb, McIntosh and others. Gives some |
                                background on Norberg and McIntosh
1947 Apr. 5	Willis, R. E. from Hugh Butler; Les Biffle and Millard Tydings; squabble over a room
1947 Apr. 5	Senator from Larston D. Farrar; Vereide, Norberg and McIntosh and a Religious movement; some of Farrar's philosophy on 
                                life; Taft and Lilienthal, Republican inconsistency
1947 Apr. 12	Butler, Hugh from R. E. Willis; Biffle
1947 Apr. 28	Senator from Larston D. Farrar; general business
1947 May 2	Hawkes, Albert W. from R. E, Willis; Hoover Dam and it's name change
1947 May 3	Farrar, Larston D. from R. E. Willis; some about direct primary
1947 May 5	Willis, R. E. from A. W, Hawkes; friendly
1947 May 8	Willis, R. E. from Larston D. Farrar; wants to get together with Willis and buy the Washington News-Digest
1947 May 13	Willis, R. E. from Larston D. Willis
1947 May 13	Albert W. Hawkes from R. E. Willis
1947 May 16	Farrar, Larston D. from R. E. Willis; itinerary for May 25 thru 27 
1947 May 29	Senator from Larston D. Farrar; about a paper, work, Truman
1947 May 	Memoriam, Christine Humfreys
1947 June 6	Willis, R. E. from Larston D. Farrar; about the Washington News Digest a pocket size magazine
1947 June 20	Farrar, Larston D. from R. E. Willis; Washington News Digest
1947 June 23	Senator from Larston D. Farrar; Cost of prosperity
1947 June 30	Willis, R. E. from Walter Myers, Jr.; war risk insurance problem for Mrs. Patricia Rich
1947 July 3	Myers, Walter, Jr. from R. E. Willis; response to above 
1947 July 3	U. S. Veterans Administration from R. E. Willis; war risk insurance
1947 July 14	Willis, R. E. from Joseph DeWitt Seybert, Jr.; sworn into Navy
1947 July 22	Willis, R. E. from F. B. Simms; war risk insurance 
1947 July 29	Myers, Walter, Jr. from R. E. Willis; war risk insurance 
1947 July 30	Willis, R. E. from Walter Myers, Jr.; war risk insurance 
1947 Aug. 19	Willis, R. E. from Larston D. Farrar; friendly, wants to start news column
1947 Sept. 2	Farrar, Larston D. from R. E. Willis; Fishing trip, newspaper syndicate, suggests work with National Committee, foreign 
                                affairs and finances are future issues.
1947 Sept. 3	Senator from Larston D. Farrar; Republicans, finance, Taft, Truman and possible opponents, Eisenhower and MacArthur, 
                                newspaper syndicate.
1947 Oct. 8	Willis, R. E. from Larston D. Farrar; gives reasons a newspaper syndicate would work; wants Willis to buy stock,
1947 Oct. 17	Farrar, Larston D. from R. E. Willis; about financial situation; Washington News Digest, Taft
1947 Oct. 20	Farrar, Larston D. from R. E. Willis; investments in newspaper syndicate

Box 4, Folder 9 Correspondence1947-1950

1947 Dec. 12	“United States Senators” describes the position of Senator; who elects the senators; Lists Senators from Indiana; abstract 
                                vote for Senators 1914-1946 
1947 Dec. 24	Senator and Mrs. Willis from Larston D. Farrar; Merry Christmas, Taft and the Marshall Plan,
1947	                Annapolis; lists principals and alternates 
1947	                Considerations for Annapolis 
1947	                Applications for  West Point  
1947	                Appointments for West Point 
1948 Mar. 10	Hawkes, A. W. from R. E. Willis; regrets Hawkes intention not to run for Senate; situation in country
1948 Mar. 14	Senator from Larston D. Farrar; News syndicate, friendly
1948 Mar. 16	Farrar, Larston D. from R. E. Willis; circulation of the column, friendly Taft, power politics in Indiana
1948 Mar. 19	Farrar, Larston D. from R.E. Willis; no capital to invest in news syndicate
1948 Mar. 22	Willis, R. E. from Albert W. Hawkes; Taft v. Truman, New Jersey's power 
1948 May 27	Murray, G. Edson from R. E. Willis; Thanks for reception
1948 June 25	Willis, R. E. from Hugh Butler; political
1948 June 30	Willis, R. E. from F. E. Schortemeir; Delegates vote for Dewey
1948 July 2	Butler, Hugh from R. E, Willis; wants Taft for President
1948 July 2	Schortemeier, F. E. from R.E. Willis; convention at Philadelphia; Indiana, Charlie Haleck a favorite son, vote 28 for Dewey, 
                                one for Taft, details of Indiana vote
1948 Nov. 2	Farrar, Larston D. from R. E. Willis; friendly, death of Judge Clyde C. Carlin; Dewey nomination; party system of government,
1948 Nov. 16	Willis, Simeon from R. E. Willis; friendly
1949 May 10	Farrar, Larston from R. E. Willis: small papers and Larston's business venture; Republican party, government finances and 
                                includes a letter to Senator Willis from Larston; subscription and a copy of “The Washington Religious Review”
1950 Jan. 4	Page A15 of Congressional Record-Appendix; "Organization of the Executive Branch" and page A16 "Problems Confronting 
                                Municipal Governments"
1950 Jan. 12	Willis, R. E. from Chas. H. Buesching; Indiana Committee for Reorganization of Federal Government
1950 Jan. 12	Page A169, Congressional Record, "Hoover Report" 
1950 Jan. 16	Congressional Record-Appendix
1950 Jan. 18	Congressional Record-Appendix, pg A371
1950 Jan. 19	Farrar, Larston from R.E. Willis; friendly 
1950 Feb. 7	Congressional Record-Appendix, pg A905. Implementation of Hoover Commission, Reports and Recommendations
1950 Mar. 10	News clipping "Some Misguided Brass"
1950 Dec. 13	Willis, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond E. from Albert W. Hawkes; friendly 
1950 Dec. 19	Hawkes, Albert W. from R. E. Willis; friendly

Box 4, Folder 10 Undated Correspondence

undated	“Operation Economy” Radio Script Report on the Hoover Commission  
undated	“Operation Economy” Radio Script Report on Government Medical Activities
undated	“Operation Economy”; Radio Script Report on the Organization and Management of Federal Supply Activities
undated	“Operation Economy” Radio Script Report on Your Post Office 
undated	“Operation Economy” Radio-Script on the Hoover Commission Report Voting tallies 
undated	R. E. Willis from M. Everett Hinit; farmer's vote R. E. Willis from Sam Rizzo; recount
undated	Ray from Will; politics
undated	Noel Neal from Ray Willis; reservations
undated	Essay; "Road-Hog versus Money Hog or What is Causing the Depression." 
undated	“Operation Economy” Radio-Script on the Hoover Commission Report Voting tallies 
undated	R. E. Willis from M. Everett Hinit; farmer's vote R. E. Willis from Sam Rizzo; recount
undated	Congratulations from Crawfordsville Rotary Club

Box 4, Folder 11 Photographs

undated	Photograph
undated	Photograph
undated	Photograph
undated	Photograph
undated	Photograph

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

43 folders (2046 items)

Collection Dates:

1936-1950

Provenance:

Raymond E. Willis

Access: This collection is open for research.

Restrictions:

None

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Language Materials are entirely in English

Alternate Formats:

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