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Price Adjustment, Naval Affairs, 1942-1943

1 box

Collection Overview

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.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No information about appraisal is available for this collection.

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:

Price Adjustment, Naval Affairs; Kenneth H. Rockey papers, MC112, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345

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