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Bailey Collection, Special Collections, SC#97

Collection Information

Collection Number: SC#97

Title: 
Bailey Collection

Dates: 
Documents ranging from 1933-1965, with two documents dating 1892 and 1919.


Collection Size: 
12 Boxes

Biographical History

Edward C. Bailey – Date of Birth: August 10, 1896. Date of Death: July 19, 1951. Wife: Mabel Bailey. Son: Carroll Bailey. Served in World War I and World War II, achieved the ranking of Colonel. Stationed in China in the 1940s.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, photographs and other papers of the Bailey family of Carthage, Missouri from 1940 to 1950, during World War II.

Creator(s)

Edward Bailey

Mabel Bailey

Carroll Bailey

Acquisition Information

Donated in 1986 by Ruby Wilson and Fran Logan.

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Edward Bailey, 1940s

Mabel Bailey, February 14, 1945

Carroll Bailey

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Harry S. Truman Letter to Edward Bailey, September 20, 1939

Certificate of Award, Republic of China, July 27, 1946

Certificate of Award, Republic of China

Nuclear Attack Instructions, 1957

Nuclear Attack Instructions, 1957

Collection Inventory, Boxes 1-3

Box 1

  • Picture of Edward Bailey and Framed document
    • Framed picture of young Edward Bailey
    • Pictures of Edward Bailey and Mabel Bailey
    • Framed document of Edward Bailey receiving the ranking of First Lieutenant, Field Artillery Section in the United States military in 1919.
  • Military Records 1942-1951
    • Certificate of Award from the Republic of China in 1946. Colonel Edward Bailey was awarded Collar Order of Yun Hui.
    • Army Advisory Group document, subject being the Chinese Awards for Edward Bailey.
    • Chinese awards and documents
    • Document awarding Edward Bailey the Certificate for Distinguished Service Medal from the Chinese government for his service in building the India-China pipe line.
    • Military change of orders for Edward Bailey – reassigned from St. Louis, Missouri to Columbia, South Carolina in 1941.
    • Military orders for Edward Bailey – 1940
    • Certificate of honor for Edward Bailey – appointing him to the rank of Colonel, Field Artillery in the Army of the United States in 1946.
    • Address list of Military Personnel in Columbia, South Carolina
    • Document on settlement of accompany check from the General Accounting Office
    • Orc Evaluation for all inactive Reserve Officers in the Joplin Area
    • Reserve Officers Availability Questionnaire
    • Travel Orders in regards to specific personnel in China – Headquarters Shanghai Port Command United States Forces, China
    • Thank you letter to Colonel Bailey for his service from Army Ground Forces Office of the Commanding General
    • Organized Reserve Corps Qualification records Plan
    • Health examination of Colonel Edward Bailey in while in China (1940-1945)
    • Orders from Headquarters United States Forces China Theater
    • Special Orders from Headquarters United States Forces China Theater (1941-1946)
    • Office of the Finance Office of the U.S. Army – documents regarding the cost of moving and the reimbursement of such costs.
    • Army of the United States Separation Qualification Record of Edward Bailey
    • Discharge Papers of Edward C. Bailey as of 1919.
    • Military Record and Report of Separation, Certificate of Service (1946)
    • Edward Carroll Bailey’s educational and military history with dates.
    • Preparation of Officers and Warrant Officers Qualification Record Documents
  • Records Jacket – Records of Ed Bailey
    • Motor Vehicle Permit for Hq. U.S.A.F.S.
    • Identification Card for Edward Bailey, 21 may 1945
    • Public Voucher of payment of Death Benefits
    • Watch receipt from China.
    • Letters between Harry H. Vaughn and Edward Bailey over opinions of Chinese affairs, 1950-1951
    • Military Record and Report of Separation; Certificate of Service ; 1946
    • War Department Pay and Allowance Account Record
    • General Orders 1944
    • Certificate of the awarding of the Bronze Star to Colonel Edward Bailey for his service in China
    • General Orders ; Award of the Legion of Merit, Award of the Soldiers Medal, Award of the Bronze Star Medal, and Bronze campaign star – China Campaign.
    • Special Orders ; 1940-1946
    • Statement of Service for Longevity Pay
    • Chinese Award certificate
    • Request for Forty-Five Days Temporary Duty from Edward Bailey
    • Letter Orders for Col. Bailey, 1946
  • Harry Truman Letter and Recommendation
    • Letter recommending Col. Edward Bailey as Superintendent of Equipment in the State Highway Department. (1933)
    • Letter to Col. Edward Bailey, responding from a previous letter – extending his regret that he was unable to visit Col. Bailey while in Joplin, also stating his views on the war. “ I sincerely hope you are all wrong about the necessity of any of us becoming embroiled in any of the European mess, but you never can tell what will happen” Harry S. Truman, 1939.

Box 2

  • Correspondence between Bailey and Harry H. Vaughan.
    • Letter written to Vaughan from Bailey, addressing the issues Bailey observed with the policies and actions in China. Notes on this letter made by the president and Harry H. Vaughan.
    • Response from Vaughan to Bailey, responding to the letter in the folder with opinion and answer.
    • Letter between Bailey and Vaughan, May 13, 1948, continuing the conversation over policies and actions in China.
  • Army – Personal Orders for Edward Bailey
    • Memo to Adjutant General from Edward C. Bailey, 1941
    • Letter from Edward Bailey to Colonel John T. Kennedy; 1941
    • Letter from Edward Bailey to Lt. Col. Thomas C. Swanson ; 1941
    • Letter from Edward Bailey to Finance Officer about Pay and Allowance Account; 1941
    • Letter from Edward Bailey to Verne the Taylor; 1941
    • Letter from Edward Bailey from General Dawley
    • Extract from comments of first army maneuvers, October 15-17 1941
    • Handwritten note on personal information
    • Application for Extension of Tour of Active Duty
    • Letter from Edward Bailey to Colonel Marcus Brenneman Bell
    • Authorization for Allotment of Pay
    • Statement of Service for Longevity Pay
    • Last Will and Testament for Mabel Bailey
    • Transportation by Army Transport letter from G. W. Schilling, Jr. 1st Lieutenant
    • Preliminary Data Sheet over Col. Edward Bailey
    • Physical Record of Edward Bailey
    • Immunization Register/Record
    • Last Will and Testament of Edward Bailey
    • Power of Attorney for Edward Bailey
    • Travel Orders for Edward Bailey; 1942
    • Special Orders for Edward Bailey; 1941-1943
    • Orders for Edward Bailey; 1941-1943
    • Letter of Transportation by Army Transport from Edward Bailey
    • Letter of Artillery Fire Marketing from Edward Bailey
    • Memo to Major Emigh from Colonel Edward Bailey
    • Transcript Statement of Account from Finance Department by Edward Bailey
    • Secret document
    • Disposition of baggage
    • War Department letter to Mrs. Edward Bailey from W.J. Callahan
    • Letter of Shipment of Personnel Effects from Edward Bailey 1943
    • Memo to Lieut. Ridings, from W.H. Sadler in regards to Lieut. Col. Edwards Bailey
    • Affidavit of Edward Bailey
    • Radiogram from War Washington; May 1943
    • Letter to Colonel Edward Bailey from J.O. Mullenix
    • Memo to Chief of Staff concerning the Statement of Military Service for Edward Carroll Bailey
    • Restricted Document; 1942
    • Tracer Letter on Transcript statement of account  to L. Col. Edward C. Bailey
    • Air base headquarters, Hurricane Instructions – General Orders , 1942
    • Signal Communication Annex to Hurricane Instructions
    • Statement of Account for Edward Bailey, 1943
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  • War Department Official Documents
    • South Carolina Military District; Education and Training, Army Extension Courses, 1950
    • The Artillery School
    • Section II – List of Sub courses Available Consolidated as of 30 November 1949
    • The Ground General School
    • Copies of Orders for Bailey
    • Copies of Orders for Bailey

Box 3

  • Carroll Bailey’s Papers
    • Application for Entrance to Office Candidate School – Carroll Bailey, 1945
    • Statements to be appended to application for entrance to office candidate school
    • Personal history Statement for Carroll Bailey 1945-1946
    • American Embassy Office of the Naval Attaché, third endorsement for Carroll Bailey
    • Civilian Employment Document 1948
    • South Carolina High School League Certificate of Award for Carroll Bailey
    • Application for Federal Employment for Carroll Bailey
    • Notice of Authorization of Training and Subsistence Allowance
    • Newspaper – China Marine Anniversary
    • Responding letter to application to Officer Candidate School
    • Update on the status of application to Officer Candidate School
    • Disposition Form
    • Letter between Carroll Bailey and W.L. Burbank
    • Military forms for Carroll Bailey
    • Receipts
    • The Decisions and Indiscretions of General A
    • Information for New Arrivals, Japan – booklet
    • Newspaper clipping 1940s
    • “Your Heart” booklet
    • History of Employment
    • DriClad Storm Coat
    • Letter to Amy Bailey
    • Aid Certification for Carroll Bailey
    • Veterans of Foreign Wars Citizenship School
    • Full translation of certified extract copy of family register re Koda Emiko 1957
    • Application for marriage for Carroll Bailey to Amy Eileen Koda
    • Special Naturalization Benefits for Veterans, Wives and Husbands of United States Citizens and Children of United States Citizens
    • The Foreign Service of the United States of America, American Consulate General to Amy Bailey
    • Document in Chinese
    • The American National Red Cross, Staff Aide Training certificate for Amy Bailey
    • Letter from Amy Bailey
    • United States Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service letter to Emiko Bailey
    • Application to file petition for Naturalization for Amy Bailey
    • Affidavit for Amy Bailey
    • U.S. Army Command Reconnaissance Activities Pacific Command- Field Projects Branch
    • Document in Chinese
    • Full translation of certified extract copy of family register re KODA Emiko
    • Letter to Carroll Bailey from the Foreign Service of the United States of America
  • Inter – Island – SFC ; Carroll S. Bailey Hq. USARISC APO 343
    • Issue Slip
    • Air Force Commercial Transportation Office – Tokyo Branch
    • Special Orders 1957
    • Inventory of Household Goods
    • Handwritten note
    • Household Goods statement
    • Lost item note
    • Inventory of items and damages
    • U.S. Government Bill of Lading
  • Papers to Sgt. Carroll S. Bailey
    • Special Orders 1951-1952
    • Temporary Duty 1954
    • Organized Reserve Corps
    • Application for Entrance to Office Candidate School
    • US Army and US Air Force Recruiting Station
    • Orders 1951
    • Application for Discharge Submitted on 14 September 1951
    • Letter to Carroll Bailey from M.B. DePass
    • Letter to Carroll Bailey from George Strosnider
    • Handwritten note/letter from George Strosnider
  • Papers to Sgt. Carroll S. Bailey
    • Request for Authority to Enter into Private Rental Agreement
    • Status of Private Rental location
    • Dependent Supply Procedures (Private Rentals)
    • Statement of Assumption of Responsibility and Release of tenant from liability
    • Letter of Appreciation
    • Landlord’s Agreement
    • Amendment of Letter Order
    • Letter Order
    • Special Orders 1955-1958
    • Orientation for Personnel Assigned to HQ & HQ CO
    • Claim’s Officers Check List
    • Claim for Personal Property
    • Issue Slip
    • Turn-In Slip
    • Statement of Account
    • Medical Certification of Alien For Marriage
    • Assignment of Duties
    • Control Card
    • TDY Orders
    • Distribution
    • List of Establishments in Jasper, Newton and McDonald county that sell alcoholic beverages
    • Permanent Change of Station 1955
  • Headquarters U.S. Army – 1964
    • Special Orders 1964
    • Unit Orders 1964
    • Treasury Check, Military Payment Order
  • National Service Life Insurance & Veterans Administration 1950-51
    • Veterans Administration National Life Insurance letter
    • Veterans Administration National Service Life Insurance check letter
    • Insurance Accts Div. Vets Adm. 1950-51

Collection Inventory, Boxes 4-6

Box 4

  • Letters to Maj. General Harry H. Vaughan to Col. Edward Bailey, 1947-1950
    • Letters to Major General Harry H Vaughan to Colonel Edward Bailey dated from 1947 to 1950.
  • Letters from the White House
    • Letter from the White House ; Harry H. Vaughn to Edward Bailey, 1947-48
  • Letters to James K Vardaman, Jr. 1948-1951
    • Letters to James K Vardaman, Jr. from Colonel Edward Bailey dated from 1948-1951
  • Legal letters from Ralph Baird 1950
    • Legal letter from Ralph Baird to Colonel Edward Bailey dated in 1950
  • Letters from Bob Kerr 1945-1949
    • Letters between Bob Kerr and Colonel Edward Bailey dated from 1945-1949
  • Letters from James K. Vardaman 1948-1951
    • Letters between James K Vardaman and Colonel Edward Bailey dated from 1948-1951
  • Military Letters – Ed Bailey; 1948-1951
    • Military Letters to Colonel Edward Bailey from 1948-1951
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  • War Records/Official Records related to War time activities; Colonel Bailey, 1949
    • War records of Edward Bailey in 1949
  • Military Awards/Recognition
    • National Republic of China, Certificate of Award
  • Military docs – Col Edward Bailey
    • Military docs and letters to Edward Bailey; 1948
  • Ministry of Communications- Senior Officials List , June 1948
    • Ministry of Communications document with names and rankings, 1948
  • Meyer’s Party list – September 1948
    • List of guests to ‘Meyer’s Party”, dated September 1948

Box 5

  • Personal Insurance & Trust documents – Bailey
    • Mill Owner’s Mutual Insurance Document for Carroll Bailey ad Amy Bailey
    • Income Tax Returns for Carroll Bailey 1961-1963
    • The Sponge Rubber Products Company document for Edward Bailey 1950
    • U.S. Treasury Department – Division of Disbursement; Life Insurance Document – Edward Bailey
    • Easton – Taylor Trust Co. 1950 (5 Documents)
    • The First National Bank of South Carolina – 1950 (3 Documents)
    • The Citizens and Southern National Bank – 1950 (5 Documents)
    • Sloan’s moving & Storage Co. – 1950
    • Break down of Material for Edward Bailey
  • Bank and Insurance 1946-1948
    • Commercial Union Assurance Co. – Personal Property Floater
    • Letter from the First National Bank of Columbia from Edward Bailey – 1948
    • Letter from The First National Bank of Columbia to Edward Bailey from Arthur B. Horton
    • Letter to the Easton-Taylor Trust Company, from Edward Bailey – 1946
    • Letter to the Citizens and Southern National Bank from Edward Bailey – 1948
    • Endorsement from Commercial Union Assurance Company Limited to Edward Bailey 1947
  • Deposition for Arnold Motor Sales Co. vs. Herbert Taylor
    • Deposition for Arnold Motors Sales Co. vs Herbert Taylor
  • Letters from Sloan’s Moving & Storage Co. 1950-51
    • Letters to/from Sloan’s Moving & Storage Co. to/from Edward Bailey – 1950-1951
  • Repairs – authorization, etc. 1947-1950
    • Letter from Edward Bailey to Sheaffer Pen Co. and vice versa 1950
    • Letter from Edward Bailey to Zippo Mfg. Co. and vice versa 1950
    • Letter from Edward Bailey to Ronson Art Metal Works, Inc. 1950
    • Letter from Edward Bailey to Universal Camera Corporation 1948
    • Letter from Edward Bailey to Parker Pen Co. 1950
  • Information request 1950-51
    • Letter to Precision Optical Supply Co. from Carroll Bailey
    • Letter to Spice Islands from Carroll Bailey
    • Letter to Esatmen Kodak Co. from Carroll Bailey
    • Letter to Mr. A. Waronoff from Mrs. E. C. Bailey
  • Travel court, letters, etc. 1950
    • Letter from J. L. Rosenblum, president of Paulson Engineering Co. Inc., to Edward Bailey
    • Letter to Holly Manufacturing Co. from Edward Bailey
    • Letter to The Sponge Rubber Products Co. from Edward Bailey
    • Letter to the Mississippi State Highway Commission from Edward Bailey
    • Letter to Mr. R.P. Hall from Edward Bailey
    • Letter to Edward Bailey from Nall-Broach & McRaven General Insurance
    • Handwritten catalog records for “Guest Room Furniture”
    • Handwritten notes on Oakley Motor Company stationary
    • Country Order memo from The Lammert Furniture Co.
    • Travel Court Cost estimation and information
    • Specifications for Travel Court for Edward Bailey
  • Merchandise Orders – 1950
    • Sears, Roebuck and Co. Office of the General manager letter to Colonel Edward Bailey
    • Letter from Edward Bailey to O.S. Detweiler, Gen. Mgr.
    • Letter from Edward Bailey to Franklin Railroad Salvage
    • Letter from Mrs. Edw. C. Bailey to Raleigh Cigarettes
    • Beldt’s Aquarium Catalog
    • Letter to Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corp. from Mrs. Edward C. Bailey
    • Letter to Luxemburg from Edward Bailey
  • Furn-Storage-Moving Documents
    • Letter from Sloan’s Moving Storage Co. to Edward Bailey
    • Access Record from Sloan’s Moving & Storage Co.
    • Storage information for Sloan’s Moving Storage Co.
    • Furniture Warehouseman’s Transit Policy
    • Memorandum Associated Services

Box 6

  • Chinese writing & maps
    • Chinese documents
    • Maps of China
  • Miscellaneous Doc in relation to China
    • FMF badge
    • Diagram of the Government of Chia
    • National Highway Administration Senior Staff List
    • List of Technicians on Board the SS General M.C. Meigs
    • Chinese Building Diagram
    • First Phase Program Materials & Equipment for Canton Hankow Railway
    • A Brief Description of Central China Iron and Steel Corporation
    • Canton Hankow Railway
    • Projects for Reconstruction and Rehabilitation
    • The Tayeh Plant of the Hwa Hsin
    • Exhibition of Korean fine Arts
    • Things to do under Chemical, Biological or Nuclear
    • Code of Conduct for member of the Armed Forces of the United States
    • Artificial Respiration Directions cards
    • Chinese Restaurant Card
    • Framing notes
  • Letters 1946-1948
    • Letter to General C. K. Fang, Director National Highway Administration from Col. Edward C Bailey
    • Chinese Supply Commission
    • Letter/Memo to The Minister of Communications from Edward C. Bailey
    • Report to The Honorable J. Leighton Stuart from Nanking, China
    • Classifies data from the Chinese Government to the Honorable J. Leighton Stuart
    • Letter to Mr. Roger D. Lapham, Director, The American Economic Cooperation Mission, Shanghai – Mistry of Food
  • Rehabilitation program and test of proposed China Aid Bill – 1948
    • Text of Proposed China Aid Bill and Background Information on Economic Assistance Program for China
    • First-Year Rehabilitation Program of Chekiang-Kiangsi Railroad
  • Statistical studies on operation finance and traffic prospects of Canton Hankow Railway – 1948
    • Statistical studies on operation finance and traffic prospects of Canton Hankow Railway
  • Review of Chinese railroads 1946 & maps, letter, and contracts – 1947
    • Railroad map
    • Translation – Review of Chinese Railroads in 1947
    • Contract of Employment
    • Translation – American Embassy, Copy for Col. Bailey
    • Minister of Communications, N.H.A. Study
    • Ministry of Communications – Yellow River Bridge document
  • Letters – 1946-47 & statistics of employees
    • The Foreign Service of the United States of America, Advisor to the Minister of Communications
    • Staff of NHA Headquarters, Official records
    • Memo to Minister of Communications, Rehabilitation of South China Railroads
    • Confidential document, to the minister of communication from Edward Bailey ; Airports and Airport Facilities for International Use
  • Itinerary and personnel of a Taiwan factory – 1948
    • Taiwan Sugar Corporation statistics and records
    • Taiwan Railroad documentation and timestamps
    • Kwangtung Provincial Government – Canton China, Chinese writing
    • Programmed for members of the Reconstruction Survey Group, China Aid Mission, Visiting Hong Kong.
    • Itinerary in Taiwan
  • Just Papers
    • Ministry of Communication – Blank Papers
  • Report of reunion of 2nd Battery, Ft. Roots – Oct., 1947
    • Report of Reunion of Second Battery, Ft. Roots and 335 TH F. A. Held in Hot Springs, Arkansas, October 11-13, 1947
    • Program for 2nd Battery and 335th F. A. Reunion A T Arlington Hotel, Hot Springs, October 15, 16, 17
    • Specifications for Travel Court Unit for Mr. Edward C. Bailey
  • Briefing folder on relations with China
    • Comments on the Military Aid Features of United States Relations with China, Department of State, July 30, 1949.
    • We can send China some Vital Arms and Ammunition Now Without Warning For Legislation or Appropriation
    • China’s Tanks document
    • American China Policy Association, Inc.
    • Letter of April 13, 1949 From the Secretary of State to The Chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs, H.R. Regarding Military Aid to China
    • Ammunition From all U.S. Sources Received in China From VJ-Day to November 1946
  • Building and Reconstruction of Chinese transportation reports – 1946
    • Handwritten note to Ed Bailey
    • Documents in Chinese
    • Telecommunication Materials UNRRA First Quarter 1946
    • Brief Description of Requirement
    • Telecommunication Materials UNRRA Second Quarter of 1946
    • Revised Summary Lists of Materials In the Port Program and Firm Request of Second Quarter of 1946 For Rehabilitation of Communication and Transportation in China
    • Ships and Materials to be Procured Through UNRRA for the Ministry of Communications
    • Memorandum, Mr. Z. S. Hwa , Director of Department of Stores and Purchases, Ministry of Communications
    • Plant & Equipment Required for the Construction of 40 kms. Highway
    • Minister of Communications Nanking 1946
    • Supplement Detail List of Machinery, Tools, and Equipment for Repair for “A” , “B”, and “C”, Shops.
    • Memo – Automotive Repair Equipment to be Request from UNRRA, and shop Locations
    • Map of Chinese Railroads
    • United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration
    • National Highway Administration Ministry of Communications National Government Republic of China
    • Existing Conditions of Railroads
  • Letters to Chinese in U.S.A. – 1946
    • Map of Chinese Railroads
    • Letter draft from The Honorable J. Leighton Stuart
    • Rehabilitation of Chinese Railways
    • The Embassy of the United States of America
    • National Automotive Supplies Commission
    • Memo – Reply to translation of letter No. “Han” 569, from the Investigation and Checking Section, Peiping Local Court, Dated 23 July 1946
    • Memo to Mr. H.H. Ling, V.M., MOC – 1946-1947
    • Paper of translations
    • First Regional Highway Engineering Administration, National Highway Administration
  • Plans, Drafts, Memos, & Reports 1946
    • Outline on Conditions of Highways and motor Transportation in China
    • Report by the Aeronautics Administration on Past and Present Conditions and Future Plans for Civilian Aviation
    • Railways, Past and Present Conditions and Plans for Reconstruction
    • The Telecommunications and Postal Service , Past and Present Conditions with Plans for Rehabilitation and Improvement
    • Report on water Shipping and Harbors with Past and Present Conditions and Future Plans
    • A proposed solution to China’s Transportation Problem
    • A Tentative Plan of Highway Transportation for Emergency Rehabilitation Program
    • Memo – Transportation Emergency Measure Occasioned By Japan’s Unconditional Surrender
    • A General Plan for Motor, Rail, Water and Air Transportation
    • Constitution and By Laws For A.A.A. Clubs
    • American Automobile Association
    • Memorandum for a new Automobile Club
    • Highway Transportation Private cs. Government Operation
    • Section I. Common Carriers
    • Memo – Ministry of Communications, 1946
    • Translation – Draft of Five – year Reconstruction Program for Communications
    • Regulations Governing Highway Motor Carriers In China
  • Drafts
    • Map of Chinese Railways
    • Draft – Report on Water Shipping and Harbors
    • Draft – Telecommunications and Postal Services
    • Draft – Report by the Civil Aeronautics Administration on Past and Present Conditions and Future Plans for Civilian Aviation
    • Drafts – Railways, Past and present Conditions and Plan for Reconstruction
  • Letter File
    • Veterans Administration, 1949
    • Department of the Army – Dependent Travel
    • Travel Orders – 1946
    • Special Order – 1946
    • War Department Appreciation Letter to Colonel Edward Bailey

Collection Inventory, Boxes 7-9

Box 7

  • Letters 1946
    • Ministry of Communications 3rd Regional Office National Highway Administration to Edward Bailey
    • Memorandum to Director General, NHA.
    • Railway records
    • Memorandum – Rehabilitation of South China Railroads
    • Letters regarding Chinese policy and action with the transportation rehabilitation 1946
    • Appreciation letter from Chinese Embassy
    • Bank of China letter
    • China Merchants Steam Navigation Co. letter to Edward Bailey
    • Notes to Ministry of Communications from Edward Bailey
    • Ministry of Communications letters about N.H.A. Study – 1946
  • Letters – 1945
    • Letter from the Office of the Deputy Director General about Technical Assistance
  • Letters – 1947
    • Letter to Mr. Edward Bailey, Advisor from the Ministry of Communications in Nanking
    • MOC Budget for the Expenses for the Advisor, Mr. E.C. Bailey, in 1947
    • Hangchow Automobile Repair Shop, Letter to Edward Bailey from Richard Shih about repairs
    • Changsha Auto Repair Works, National Highway Administration – Letter to Mr. E.C. Baily and Mr. J.P. Kearnes from Mr. K.C. Lien
    • Letter regarding railroad plans to Mr. Shao Shen
    • Letter from the Travelers Insurance Company
    • Letter to Easton-Taylor Trust Co. from Edward Bailey
    • Letter and Reports from P.H. Ho, to General Yu Ta-wei, Minister of Communications
    • Letter to Edward Bailey from Andrew S. F. Lin about military and business decisions.
  • Papers, Contracts, Memos, Etc. No Dates.
    • Brief Statement on Transfer of CNRRA Road Vehicles, Tires & Spare Parts to MOC
    • Balanced Equipment for Automotive Repair, Maintenance & Tire Vulcanizing Shops
    • Blank Contracts of Employment
    • Railroad documents
    • Memo  to the Minister of Communications, Subject – Recommendations for the Consulting Group
    • Recommended Initial Salaries
    • War Transportation Board, National Military Council – Republic of China. Memo, Subject – Report on Inspection Trip to Changsha, Hunan, to General C.K. Fang from Col. Edward Bailey
    • A brief Statement on the Tientsin Automobile manufacturing Works
  • Letters – 1948
    • Ssu-Fang Works General Survey, 1948
    • Advice and documents on Highway conditions and repairs from the Preparatory Committee of Chinese National Highway Labor Union (in Chinese)
    • Handwritten notes
    • Copy of Alcohol Contracts No. ASI-SOS-264 to the Headquarters U.S. Army, c/o Lt. J. P. Kearnes, KHA
    • Letter to Col. Edward Bailey from the Edgar M. Hastings of the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Company – 1948
  • Sales receipts and maps – 1947
    • Property Issue Slips for Edward Bailey
    • Documents in Chinese
  • MOC Papers
    • Blank papers from Chiaotungpu (Ministry of Communications)

Box 8

  • Purple cloth book
    • Personal notes
    • Recipes
  • Miscellaneous – Receipts & Business/Name Cards
    • Receipts for Registered Article
    • Post Office Receipts
    • Premium Receipts
    • Symphony Appliance Repair Shop Name Card
    • Edward Bailey Name Card
    • R.P. (Bob) Hall Realtor
    • Note on Hotel Continental Stationary
    • Envelope full of stamps
    • The Travelers Insurance Company
    • Baggage Declaration and Entry
    • Receipts
    • Thank you! Notes from Levee’s
    • City of Columbia, South Carolina Receipt for 1946 taxes
    • Invoices
    • Service Studio card and advertisement
  • Unknown Lists & Documents
    • Seating chart
    • Date and event section of paper
    • Dinner guest list
    • Paper with unknown notes
  • Unknown letter – 1892
    • Letter on C.G. Sellars & Co. Boots and Shoes to “Father” from “Sellars” dated December 30, 1892.

Box 9

  • Book – Boot by Cpl. Gilbert Bailey USMCR – 1944
    • Boot by Cpl. Gilbert Bailey USMCR_1944
  • Newspapers & Articles
    • Report Changes of Address to you Appropriate Headquarters
    • Yank – The Army Weekly – Magazine, December 28, 1945
    • What is the Truth about China? – Speech of Hon. Walter H. Judd
  • Newspaper Clippings – China 1940’s
    • The Shanghai Evening Post & Mercury – Friday, January 24, 1947
    • The China Press – September 20, 1948
    • The China Press – October 6, 1948
    • The China Press – October 13, 1947
    • Navy Ship Ready for U.S. Evacuees Bound for Japan
    • Mobilization Information Article
    • Reds Said Holding Up Drive on Pengpu to Meet Threat by Gov’t Troops from Rear
    • Army Honors Champion Article
    • “The Menace of Red China” by Louis Francis Budenz
    • Collier’s for March 19, 1949
    • The Shanghai Evening Post & Mercury_ Wednesday, September 1, 1948 – Shipping News
  • Newspaper Clippings – China 1947-1948
    • The China Press – December 12, 1948
    • The China Press – November 11, 1947
    • The Shanghai Evening Post – December 11, 1948
    • China Daily Tribune – December 13, 1948
  • Newspaper Clippings – China 1948
    • The Shanghai Evening Post – December 13, 1948
    • The China Press – December 13, 1948
    • The China Press _ Transportation Page – December 13, 1948
    • China Daily Tribune – December 12, 1948

Collection Inventory, Boxes 10-12

Box 10

  • Letters between Colonel and Mrs. Bailey – 1942-1943
    • Personal letters between Colonel Edward Bailey and Mrs. Mabel Bailey (1942-1943)
  • Personal Letters: from Col. Bailey to Mrs. Bailey - 1945
    • Personal letters between Colonel Edward Bailey and Mrs. Mabel Bailey (1945)
  • Personal Letters: from Col. Bailey to Mrs. Bailey - 1945
    • Personal letters between Colonel Edward Bailey and Mrs. Mabel Bailey (1945)
  • Personal Letters: from Col. Bailey to Mrs. Bailey - 1945
    • Personal letters between Colonel Edward Bailey and Mrs. Mabel Bailey (1945)
  • Letters: from Col. Bailey to Mrs. Bailey - 1945
    • Personal letters between Colonel Edward Bailey and Mrs. Mabel Bailey (1945)
  • Personal letters; Col., Mrs. Bailey & son – 1945
    • Personal letters between Colonel Edward Bailey, Mrs. Mabel Bailey and Carroll Bailey (1945)
  • Letters to Col. & Mrs. Bailey – 1948-1950
    • Personal letters to Colonel Edward Bailey and Mrs. Mabel Bailey (1948-1950)
  • Letters between Col., Mrs. Bailey & son – 1951
    • Personal letters between Colonel Edward Bailey, Mrs. Mabel Bailey and Carroll Bailey ( 1951)
  • Letters to Mrs. Bailey from her son Carroll – 1945
    • Personal letters between Mrs. Mable Bailey and Carroll Bailey (1945)
  • Letters to Pvt. Carroll Bailey, Mrs. Bailey – 1945
    • Letters between Carroll Bailey and Mrs. Mabel Bailey (1945)
  • Letters 1945-1951
    • Letters to Colonel Edward Bailey and Mrs. Mabel Bailey (1945-1951)
  • Personal letters to & from Chinese – 1949-1951
    • Personal letters to Col. Edwards Bailey and family – 1949-1951
  • Copies of personal letters 1950-1951
    • Personal letters to Col. Edward Bailey, Mrs. Mabel Bailey and Carroll Bailey (1950-1951)
  • Condolence Letters for the Death of Colonel Edward Bailey - 1951
    • Condolence letters to Mrs. Mabel Bailey and family for the death of Colonel Edward Bailey (1951)

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