Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Rockey, Kenneth H. (Kenneth Henry), 1895-1984.
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Kenneth H. Rockey papers
Repository:
Public Policy Papers
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/5999n341t
Dates:
1912-1959 (mostly 1940-1945)
Size:
11 boxes
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-11
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of selected papers of Rockey (Princeton Class of 1916), including memoranda, correspondence, and reports from the period when he served as chairman (1942-1944) of the Navy Price Adjustment Board on the development and administration of defense contract renegotiations during World War II and post-war economic policy and planning.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists of selected papers of Rockey (Princeton Class of 1916), including memoranda, correspondence, and reports from the period when he served as chairman (1942-1944) of the Navy Price Adjustment Board on the development and administration of defense contract renegotiations during World War II and post-war economic policy and planning. For this service Rockey was awarded the Distinguished Civilian Service Award from Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal. A supplementary file contains papers from his Princeton University days (1912-1916) and papers relating to his banking and business interests. A small addition to the papers includes further correspondence of the Price Adjustment Board and a photograph of Rockey.

Arrangement:

The papers are arranged by item numbers (1-1118), followed by supplementary materials and additions.

Collection Creator Biography:

Kenneth H. Rockey was a member of the Princeton University Class of 1916 and served as chairman (1942-1944) of the Navy Price Adjustment Board. For his service Rockey was awarded the Distinguished Civilian Service Award from Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Kenneth H. Rockey in 1960 . Small additions to the collection were received in November 1985 and January 1986.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No information about appraisal is available for this collection.

Processing Information:

A collection-level EAD finding aid was created from the MARC record in 2007. An inventory was added to the finding aid by Lynn Durgin in January 2019.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.

Credit this material:

Kenneth H. Rockey papers; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/5999n341t
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345