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Paul Schubert Papers, 1920-1974: Finding Aid

Published in April 2014

Summary Information

  • Publisher: United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
  • Publisher Address:
    589 McNair Road
    Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
    Phone: 410-293-6917
    https://www.usna.edu/Library/sca/index.php
  • Call number: MS 284
  • Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
  • Title: Paul Schubert Papers
  • Dates: 1920-1974
  • Size: 8.7 linear feet (19 manuscript boxes, 3 flat boxes)
  • Creator: Schubert, Paul, 1899-1980
  • Language(s) of material: English
  • Abstract: Herbert Paul Schubert was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1920 and a radio broadcaster for the Mutual Broadcasting System's WOR Radio in New York. The papers focus primarily on Schubert's careers as a writer of books and periodical articles, and as a broadcast radio news analyst, while also touching upon his brief career in the United States Navy. Schubert's writings and broadcasts pertain to such topics as naval operations in World War II, labor issues in the United States, and Western and Rocky Mountain life.

Biography of Paul Schubert

Born Herbert Paul Schubert in 1899, Schubert was appointed to the United States Naval Academy from Connecticut, graduating with the Class of 1920 on June 6, 1919. While at the Academy, he became close friends with Class of 1922 member, William J. Sebald. After his commissioning, Schubert was attached to the battleship U.S.S. Texas (BB-35) as a gunnery officer. Following a tour as a gunnery officer aboard U.S.S. Concord (Light cruiser : CL-10), he resigned his commission in the U.S. Navy, and pursued a career as a writer.

In 1939, Schubert embarked upon a career as a radio news analyst for the Mutual Broadcasting System's WOR Radio in New York. Working for WOR during the war, as well as occasional work for the BBC and the Office of War Information, Schubert broadcast on naval and military issues throughout World War II, compiling over 1,500 broadcasts.

A native of the Connecticut and New York areas, Schubert and his second wife, Frances, ultimately relocated to Shell, Wyoming to focus on their writing careers. As an author, Schubert wrote articles for Saturday Evening Post, Reader's Digest, Collier's, and Cosmopolitan, as well as a regular newspaper column in the Washington Post. In addition to his periodical writings, Schubert was also author of the books The Electric Word: The Rise of Radio, Come On, Texas, Death of a Fleet, and Sea Power in Conflict.

Following the death of Frances Whiting in 1970, Schubert remarried in 1976 to Anne Baldwin. Paul Schubert died on December 24, 1980 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Description of Contents

The Paul Schubert Papers, comprising 8.7 linear feet of documentation, span from 1920 to 1974. The papers focus primarily on Schubert's careers as a writer of books and periodical articles, and as a broadcast radio news analyst, while also touching upon his brief career in the United States Navy. Schubert's writings and broadcasts pertain to such topics as naval operations in World War II, labor issues in the United States, and Western and Rocky Mountain life.

The papers consist of periodical articles, periodical issues, draft copies of writings, correspondence, radio scripts, orders, photographs, audio recordings, and ephemera.

The first eight series of the Schubert Papers deal predominantly with Schubert's career as a writer, but also include, to a lesser degree, materials pertaining to his U.S. Navy career and work as a radio broadcaster. Schubert's literary papers, housed predominantly in Series 1, 2 and 4, are comprised of manuscript and published copies of both fiction and non-fiction works. While Schubert's earlier and wartime writings tend to focus on the U.S. Navy and the progress of World War II, his later writings, influenced by his life in Shell, Wyoming, focus more on Western, Midwestern, and Rocky Mountain life. Also included among Schubert's writings are several that were produced by his wife, Frances Whiting. Schubert's work as a radio broadcaster and news analyst begins to be covered in Series 3: Military Analyses, which focuses on Schubert's wartime work for the Office of War Information and the BBC during World War II. During the 1960s, Schubert served as a volunteer radio broadcaster for the American Cancer Society, which is documented, along with a sampling of Schubert's other broadcast work, in Series 5: Recordings (General). Schubert's brief career as a gunnery officer in the U.S. Navy is chronicled in Series 8: United States Navy Files, covering his duties aboard U.S.S. Texas (Battleship : BB-35) and U.S.S. Concord (Light cruiser : CL-10). Many of Schubert's additional interests and activities, such as his participation in the Masonic Grand Lodge Wyoming, the Beer Can Clean-up Committee, and the Association of Radio New Analysts can be found in Series 6: Correspondence and Series 7: Subject Files and Photographs.

The second half of the collection, comprising Series 9: News Analyses, consists entirely of radio scripts, numbering over 1,000, of Schubert's broadcasts for Mutual Broadcasting System's WOR Radio. Beginning as naval analyses of wartime events, the analyses grew to include Army operations, focusing on the United States, Japan, Germany, and Great Britain, but including all nation participants and theaters. Following the end of hostilities, the analyses focus on topics such as demobilization, U.S. labor issues, and the United Nations.

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Arrangement

The Paul Schubert Papers are organized into the following nine series:

  • Series 1: Periodical Article Manuscripts, 1925-1963
  • Series 2: Book Manuscripts, 1942-1943, undated
  • Series 3: Military Analyses, 1941-1945
  • Series 4: Published Periodical Articles, 1928-1961
  • Subseries 4a: Paul Schubert Periodical Articles, 1928-1961
  • Subseries 4b: Frances Whiting (Mrs. Paul Schubert) Periodical Articles, 1948
  • Series 5: Recordings (General), 1945-1969
  • Series 6: Correspondence, 1938-1964
  • Series 7: Subject Files and Photographs, 1941-1974
  • Series 8: United States Navy Files, 1920-1946
  • Series 9: News Analyses, 1939-1946
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Access and Use

Access

Access is unrestricted.

Copyright and Permission

The Paul Schubert Papers are the physical property of Nimitz Library. Copyright belongs to the authors or creators of the works, or their legal representatives. For further information, consult the Head, Special Collections & Archives.

It is the responsibility of the researcher to secure written permission to publish, reprint, or reproduce material from Special Collections & Archives. The researcher assumes responsibility for infringement of copyright or literary or publication rights. Please contact the Head, Special Collections & Archives for permission to publish and for further information.

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Acquisition and Appraisal

Custodial History

Series 9: News Analyses was formerly cataloged separately as MS 261.

Provenance and Acquisition

Gifts of Paul Schubert and Mrs. Ann Schubert in May 1979 and April 1981. Accession Nos. 79-008 and 81-13.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Material

Additional material pertaining to Schubert's life and time at the Naval Academy may be found in his Alumni Jacket and Midshipman Personnel Jacket. Additional correspondence between Schubert and William J. Sebald may be found in the William J. Sebald Papers, MS 207. Both are available in Special Collections & Archives, Nimitz Library.

Materials Cataloged Separately

No materials have been removed from this collection and cataloged separately.

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Processing and Other Information

Preferred Citation

Paul Schubert Papers, MS 284

Special Collections & Archives Department

Nimitz Library

United States Naval Academy

Selected Bibliography

The following sources were consulted during preparation of the biographical note:

Processing Information

MS 261 originally processed by Mary R. Catalfamo in 1991. MS 284 originally processed by Mary R. Catalfamo in 1993. Finding aids revised and combined by David D'Onofrio in April 2014.

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Subject Headings

These materials have been indexed in the Naval Academy Library online catalog using the following terms. Those seeking related materials should search under these terms.

Name and Subject Terms

  • Concord (Light cruiser : CL-10)
  • Radio journalism -- United States
  • Schubert, Paul, 1899-1980
  • Sebald, William Joseph, 1901-1980
  • Texas (Battleship : BB-35)
  • United States. Office of War Information
  • West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs
  • Whiting, Frances
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Journalists
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Radio broadcasting and the war

Genre Terms

  • Articles
  • Audiocassettes
  • Correspondence
  • Ephemera
  • Manuscripts
  • Orders (military records)
  • Photographs
  • Radio scripts
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Contents List

Series 1: Periodical Article Manuscripts, 1925-1963 Boxes 1-4, 7

Series Description

Manuscripts of published and unpublished periodical articles written by Schubert. The articles, which include both fiction and non-fiction, also include several military analyses. Topical coverage includes, but is not limited to, the United States Navy, Wyoming, the Rocky Mountains, and Schubert's friend and USNA classmate William J. Sebald. Also included in the series are manuscripts of book reviews and entertainment reviews, as well as a poem, radio script, and excerpts of a panel discussion.

Series Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.

Box 1 Folder 1

Periodical Articles - A, 1943, undated

"An Act for Stella," "Adventures in Curiosity," After the War - What?" and "Army and Navy Comers of 1943."

Box 1 Folder 2

Periodical Articles - B, undated

"Bad Land Baa-Lambs," "Barnyard," Bear on the Mountain," "Blueprint for a 'World Police Force'," and "Border of Brotherhood."

Box 1 Folder 3

Periodical Articles - C, 1955-1956, undated

"Church on the Range," "Columbus Discovers the Rockies," "The Concord Slave," "Cruiser," and "The Cruiser Swagger."

Box 1 Folder 4

Periodical Articles - D, undated

"A Day with the Game Warden," "Diplomacy in Rangoon" [re William Sebald], "Domestic Headaches in an Embassy Residence" [re William Sebald], "Don't Give Up the Ships," and "Don't Spoil that 1960 Vacation."

Box 1 Folder 5

Periodical Articles - F, 1952, undated

"Falling Sparrow Department," "The Farming Business," "Fear," "Five Word for Your Future," and "The 48 Club."

Box 1 Folder 6

Periodical Articles - G, 1943-1962, undated

"Glacier Park Has a Jubilee," "The Globe A.C.," "the Good Old Days," "Great Texas Rebellion," "The Greatest Navy in the World," and "Guns."

Box 1 Folder 7

Periodical Articles - H, 1943, undated

[Harry Bogusch], "Heels Abuse the Hunting," "How America Will Defend Herself," "How Did Russia Do It?" "How Does the Navy Do It? Our Pacific Spearhead at Work," and "How Far Should the 'Rights' of Labor Go?"

Box 1 Folder 8

Periodical Articles - H, undated

"How Long Can the Japs Take It?" "How the Next War Will be Fought?" Hunt of High Hardpan," and "Hunting Accidents."

Box 2 Folder 1

Periodical Articles - I, 1962, undated

"I Like to Get Thank-You Letters," "I Predict for 1945" Look Symposium, "I'll Take Horses," and "It Will Only Take Eight Minutes."

Box 2 Folder 2

Periodical Articles - J, 1957, undated

"Jim Texas," "Jogging," and "The Joy of Returning to School."

Box 2 Folder 3

Periodical Articles - K, 1945-1960, undated

"Kansas has a Big Birthday," and "Keep that Male Glamour!"

Box 2 Folder 4

Periodical Articles - L, 1950 undated

"Lawlessness Within a Great Basin of Majestic Beauty," Letter to a Famous Doctor," and "Lights in the Velvet Darkness."

Box 2 Folder 5

Periodical Articles - M, 1925-1963, undated

"A Man Needs a Secret Retreat," and "Man O'Warsmen."

Box 2 Folder 6

Periodical Articles - M, circa 1926-1958, undated

"Marna Marries," "A Message from Spring," and "Missionary to the Cowboys" [with manuscript poem "Journey's End."

Box 2 Folder 7

Periodical Articles - M, 1954-1958, undated

"Mr. Brown Finds a Friend," "Moment of Manhood," and "Moravian Christmas."

Box 2 Folder 8

Periodical Articles - N, 1957, undated

"The Neighs Have It," "Newsbreak," and "Normandie: A Great American Job."

Box 2 Folder 9

Periodical Articles - O, undated

"An Old Lady Retires," and "On the Sublimation of the Progressive Impulse."

Box 2 Folder 10

Periodical Articles - P, 1961, undated

"Pacific A-Squad - Halsey and MacArthur," "Piety," "Pilgrim," and "Playground in Colorado's Peaks."

Box 3 Folder 1

Periodical Articles - P, 1927, undated

"Poor Little Sister: A Story of the Highway," "Predictions for 1943" Look Magazine, "the Problems of the Pacific: Un-total War," and "The Purge."

Box 3 Folder 2

Periodical Articles - R, 1955, undated

"A Radioman Looks at Radio," and "Ranger in the Wilderness."

Box 3 Folder 3

Periodical Articles - R, 1956-1960, undated

"Ray," "The Reborn Man," and "Rocky Mountain Cowman."

Box 3 Folder 4

Periodical Articles - R, 1928, undated

"Rue Anastasie," and "Run for Your Life."

Box 3 Folder 5

Periodical Articles - S, 1959, undated

"Saint Helena," "A School is Born," "Scouts," "The Second Story Horse," "Shooting Without a License," and "Siggins of South Fork."

Box 3 Folder 6

Periodical Articles - S, 1944-1955, undated

[Simpsons' Narratives] Clean Copy by Paul Schubert, "Some of my Best Friends are Horses," "Song in the Dark," "Spokane as a Place to Live," and "Strictly Personal."

Box 3 Folder 7

Periodical Articles - T, 1929, undated

"There I Was, Holding the Bag," "They Never Let You Down," and "This is London Calling."

Box 3 Folder 8

Periodical Articles - T, undated

"Traffic Mania," "Tropical Hits the Beach," "The Truck," and "Two Sleeping Bags and a Pup Tent."

Box 3 Folder 9

Periodical Articles - U, undated

"Universal Military Service," "Uranium is People," and "the Uplifted Eyes Have it."

Box 4 Folder 1

Periodical Articles - W, 1943, undated

"The War is Proving Seversky Wrong," "The War Today," "The Watches," "The Watchmen," "We Need New Labor Laws," and We Tried Citizen Diplomacy."

Box 4 Folder 2

Periodical Articles - W, undated

"What Will be the Outstanding Development in the War during 1944?" "What's the Truth about Your Town," "What's Wrong with Our Hotels," "Where to Live in Retirement: Wyoming," and "The White Elk."

Box 4 Folder 3

Periodical Articles - W, undated

"The Wide World at your Door" by Paul Schubert and Frances Whiting, "World University," "Wyoming Man," and "Wyoming's Wonderful Women."

Box 4 Folder 4

Periodical Articles - Y, 1960-1962, undated

"Yellow Cake Bonanza," "You Can't Win Without Weapons," "You Get What You Look For," and "Your Nose Knows."

Box 4 Folder 5

Periodical Articles - Z, undated

"Zane Grey's Wild West."

Box 7 Folder 11

Book Reviews, circa 1940-1946

Box 4 Folder 6

Entertainment Reviews and Manuscripts, 1925

Box 7 Folder 12

Writings and Talks - Miscellaneous, 1940-1945

"I'll be Ready When M-Day Comes" (poem), "Ahoy Shipmates!" (radio script), and extracts from an American Merchant Marine Public Relations Panel Talk.

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Series 2: Book Manuscripts, 1942-1943, undated Boxes 4-5

Series Description

Manuscripts of published and unpublished books written, and in one case edited, by Schubert.

Series Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.

Box 4 Folder 7

An American Shows His Country to an English Friend, 1954

Box 4 Folder 8

The Baroness's Head, undated

Box 4 Folder 9

Cason Callaway of Blue Springs, undated

Box 5 Folder 1-2

Cason Callaway of Blue Springs, undated

Box 5 Folder 3

Clinton Island, undated

Box 5 Folder 4

The Electric Word: The Rise of Radio, undated

Box 5 Folder 5

[Kenneth MacMann], undated

Box 5 Folder 6-7

Sea Power in Conflict, 1942, undated

Box 5 Folder 8

Ship Administration, 1943

Edited by Schubert.

Box 5 Folder 9

Tour to Dalmatia: A Murder Mystery, undated

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Series 3: Military Analyses, 1941-1945 Boxes 6-8 [OS]

Series Description

Military analyses and commentary produced by Schubert for newspapers, newsreels, and radio broadcasts, as well as related correspondence and documents. During World War II, Schubert made broadcasts in both German and English for the U.S. Office of War Information (OWI). The correspondence pertaining to the OWI broadcasts is the product of OWI officials such as R. Edgar Moore, Willard S. Hansen, and Theodore Kaghan. The series also includes Schubert's research materials, hailing largely from British Information Services.

Additional analyses by Schubert can be found in Series 9: News Analyses.

Series Arrangement

Arranged by document type.

Box 6 Folder 1-10

Newspaper Columns, 1942-1944

Drafts of columns; some, possibly bulk, written for the Washington Post.

Box 6 Folder 11-14

BBC Broadcasts, 1941-1945

Radio broadcast scripts.

Box 6 Folder 15

Other Media or Unidentified Media, 1942-1945

Box 7 Folder 1-8

OWI Reviews, 1943-1945

Scripts of broadcasts made by Schubert for the U.S. Office of War Information, as well as related OWI correspondence.

Box 7 Folder 9

Newsreel Shorts, circa 1943-1944

Newsreel scripts.

Box 7 Folder 10

Research Materials, 1942-1945

Materials, from British Information Services and others, used by Schubert as references for his military analyses.

Box 8[OS] Folder 1-2

Scrapbooks, 1942-1944

Mostly newspaper clippings, some from the Washington Post.

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Series 4: Published Periodical Articles, 1928-1961 Boxes 9 [OS]-10 [OS]

Series Description

Published periodical articles written by both Paul Schubert and his wife, Frances Whiting. The articles appear in the complete issues of their respective periodicals.

Series Arrangement

Organized into two subseries by author.

Subseries 4a: Paul Schubert Periodical Articles, 1928-1961 Boxes 9 [OS]-10 [OS]

Subseries Description

Published periodical articles written by Paul Schubert on topics such as the progress of World War II, the U.S. Navy, labor rights, and the Rocky Mountains. The articles appear in publications such as Liberty, Saturday Evening Post, Collier's, and Cosmopolitan.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Box 9[OS] Folder 1
"Vaudeville Ain't Refined." Elks Magazine, page 22, 1928 April
Box 9[OS] Folder 2
[Announcement of Paul Schubert's "Quartermaster" appearing in next issue]. Liberty, page 5, 1928 July 14
Box 9[OS] Folder 3
"Quartermaster." Liberty, page 33, 1928 July 21

2 copies.

Box 9[OS] Folder 4
"Europe Broadcasts." Saturday Evening Post, page 8, 1929 September 14
Box 9[OS] Folder 5
"This is London Calling." Saturday Evening Post, page 16, 1929 November 9

2 copies.

Box 9[OS] Folder 6
"Sea Guns - 1930." Saturday Evening Post, page 38, 1930 September 20
Box 9[OS] Folder 7
"Liberty to Berlin." Woman's Home Companion, page 22, 1937 December
Box 9[OS] Folder 8
"Hitler’s Ward Heeler." Collier's, pages 31-32, 1938 December 31
Box 9[OS] Folder 9
"Shipmate." Collier's, page 26, 1939 February 18
Box 9[OS] Folder 10
"Liberty Party." Collier's, page 16, 1939 May 27
Box 9[OS] Folder 11
"First Winner." Collier's, page 13, 1940 January 6

2 copies.

Box 9[OS] Folder 12
"First Winner." Strand Magazine, pages 320-323, 1940 August
Box 9[OS] Folder 13
"Lover's Touch." American Magazine, page 23, 1940 October
Box 9[OS] Folder 14
"How Good is the U.S. Navy?" Look, page pages 24-27, 1940 November 5
Box 9[OS] Folder 15
"How the U.S. Navy Will Fight the Axis." Look, pages 22-25, 1941 July
Box 9[OS] Folder 16
"Battle Damage." Collier's, page 13, 1942 April 4
Box 9[OS] Folder 17
"Sky-Scow." Collier's, pages 64-67, 1942 May 23
Box 9[OS] Folder 18
"Roundup on the War." Our Navy, pages 30-31, 1944 Mid-November
Box 9[OS] Folder 19
"There's Nothing to It." Cosmopolitan, page 28, 1944 December
Box 9[OS] Folder 20
"A Master Plan for Two Wars - How It Works." Cosmopolitan, page 42, 1945 January
Box 9[OS] Folder 21
H.A. Wallace, Paul Schubert, et al. "I Predict for 1945," page 18, 1945 January 9
Box 9[OS] Folder 22
"What Do We Mean by 'World Police Force'?" Cosmopolitan, page 28, 1945 February
Box 9[OS] Folder 23
"Universal Military Service - Curse or Common Sense?" Cosmopolitan, page 26, 1945 April

2 copies.

Box 9[OS] Folder 24
"The Little Red Schoolhouse Takes Wings." Cosmopolitan, page 36, 1945 June
Box 9[OS] Folder 25
"Don't Give Up the Ships." Cosmopolitan, page 22, 1945 August

2 copies.

Box 10[OS] Folder 26
"How Far should the 'Rights' of Labor Go?" Cosmopolitan, page 44, 1946 January
Box 10[OS] Folder 27
"Keep that Male Glamour." Cosmopolitan, page 72, 1946 February
Box 10[OS] Folder 28
"A Radioman Looks at Radio." Saturday Evening Post, page 26, 1948 January 10
Box 10[OS] Folder 29
"The Old Texas Finds a Home." Saturday Evening Post, page 28, 1948 April 24
Box 10[OS] Folder 30
"How America Will Defend Herself." Collier's, page 16, 1948 May 22
Box 10[OS] Folder 31
"Circles of Our Defense." Collier's, page 18, 1948 June 5
Box 10[OS] Folder 32
"I'm in a Jam." This Week Magazine, pages 15-16, 1948 July 4
Box 10[OS] Folder 33
"Songs in the Dark." This Week Magazine, page 12, 1948 October 10
Box 10[OS] Folder 34
"Your 3rd 25 Years." Lifetime Living, page 34, 1953 July
Box 10[OS] Folder 35
"Where to Retire: Wyoming." Lifetime Living, page 33, 1954 March
Box 10[OS] Folder 36
"The Man Who Was Born Twice." Saturday Evening Post, page 31, 1957 April 6
Box 10[OS] Folder 37
"Man Trackers of the Rockies." Saturday Evening Post, page 54, 1957 September 14
Box 10[OS] Folder 38
"Roundup on Bloody Basin." Saturday Evening Post, page 34, 1958 February 15
Box 10[OS] Folder 39
"The Case of the Friendly Foreigners." Saturday Evening Post, page 22, 1958 August 2
Box 10[OS] Folder 40
"A Hunter's Greatest Peril." Saturday Evening Post, page 37, 1958 October 25
Box 10[OS] Folder 41
"Wyoming's Wonderful Women." Saturday Evening Post, page 32, 1959 August 1
Box 10[OS] Folder 42
"Can You Survive Your Vacation?" Saturday Evening Post, page 32, 1960 June 18
Box 10[OS] Folder 43
"Life in a Uranium Town." Saturday Evening Post, page 39, 1960 August 27
Box 10[OS] Folder 44
"Colorado's Mountain Paradise." Saturday Evening Post, page 22, 1961 June 24

Subseries 4b: Frances Whiting (Mrs. Paul Schubert) Periodical Articles, 1948 Box 10 [OS]

Subseries Description

Published periodical articles written by Paul Schubert's wife, Frances Whiting. The articles appear in This Week Magazine and Collier's.

Subseries Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Box 10[OS] Folder 45
"The Perfect Little Fool." This Week Magazine, pages 18-20, 1948 February 15
Box 10[OS] Folder 46
"Heads I Win." Collier's, page 78, 1948 March 13

2 copies.

Box 10[OS] Folder 47
"You Look Awful." This Week Magazine, page 8, 1948 April 4

2 copies.

Box 10[OS] Folder 48
"And If I Live." This Week Magazine, pages 18-19, 1948 June 13

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Series 5: Recordings (General), 1945-1969 Boxes 11, 13

Series Description

Scripts and recordings of broadcasts by Schubert on topics such as World War II, the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, postwar problems, and politics in the mid-1940s. The series also includes scripts of promotional, educational, and public health talks done by Schubert for the Wyoming Division of the American Cancer Society.

Series Arrangement

Arranged by document type.

Box 11 Folder 1-3

American Cancer Society, Wyoming Division, 1963-1969

Scripts of recordings and related documents.

Box 13 Folder 6-7

Radio Broadcasts (Audiocassettes), 1945-1948

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Series 6: Correspondence, 1938-1964 Box 11

Series Description

Letters sent and received by Schubert regarding local civic issues, his military analyses, writings for Reader's Digest, and the Wyoming Division of the American Cancer Society. The series also includes Schubert's correspondence with fellow Naval Academy graduate William J. Sebald discussing topics such as Schubert's broadcasting career, Sebald's law and diplomatic careers, American involvement in World War II, and the American occupation of Japan.

Series Arrangement

Arranged by topic and correspondent.

Box 11 Folder 4

Miscellaneous, 1939-1961, undated

Box 11 Folder 5

Complimentary Letters, 1942-1944

Includes letters signed by Rear Admiral John McCain, Under Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal, and Rear Admiral G.J. Rowcliff.

Box 11 Folder 6

Letters Regarding Schubert's Military Analyses, 1943-1945

Correspondence with Schubert's audience and fans, and his military and civilian associates.

Box 11 Folder 7

Beer-Can Cleanup Committee, 1953-1954

Schubert served as a committee member.

Box 11 Folder 8

Reader's Digest, 1961-1963

Correspondence with John M. Allen and De Witt Wall regarding Schubert's writing plans and work for Reader's Digest.

Box 11 Folder 9

Fredericks, Edward H.C., 1963-1964

Fredericks' application for the post of Executive Director of the American Cancer Society, Wyoming Division. Includes biographical material on Fredericks, USNA Class of 1933.

Box 13 Folder 8

Sebald, William and Edith, 1938

Edith Sebald's immigration status, Japanese nationalism, and political developments in Austria.

Box 13 Folder 9

Sebald, William and Edith, 1939

Complaints against Sebald's law firm, Edith Sebald's immigration status, the sale of Sebald's law firm, and Sebald's return to the United States from Japan.

Box 13 Folder 10

Sebald, William and Edith, 1940

Schubert's broadcasts, Hitler's expansion into Norway, Japanese expansionism, and Sebald's law work in Washington, DC.

Box 13 Folder 11

Sebald, William and Edith, 1941-1942

Thoughts on World War II in the Pacific and Sebald's reactivation in the Navy.

Box 13 Folder 12

Sebald, William and Edith, 1943-1946

Sebald's transition to the Foreign Service and Schubert's marriage to Frances Whiting.

Box 13 Folder 13

Sebald, William and Edith, 1947-1949

The Sebalds' return to Japan, American occupation of Japan, Sebald's work with the Allied Council for Japan, and the refugee status of Walter Kussy.

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Series 7: Subject Files and Photographs, 1941-1974 Boxes 11, 13

Series Description

Documentation of Schubert's work for WOR radio and personal interests, including his membership in the Wyoming Grand Masonic Lodge and a tour of the Nebraska watershed. The series also includes a small number of photographs pertaining to the U.S. Navy and Wyoming.

Series Arrangement

Arranged by topic.

Box 11 Folder 10

Association of Radio News Analysts, 1943-1947

Box 11 Folder 11

Grand Lodge Wyoming (Masonic), 1971-1974

Centennial Plans, Pageant Script. Schubert, a Mason, was a member of the Centennial Committee.

Box 13 Folder 1

The Diary of My Great Grandfather by A. Schmitthenner, 1908

Regarding diary and life of European pastor Philipp Jakob Herbst, d. 1806.

Box 13 Folder 2

Nebraska Watershed Tour, 1961

Informational brochures, maps, and other documents.

Box 13 Folder 3

WOR Notices and Publicity Releases, 1941-1945

Box 13 Folder 4

Miscellaneous, 1948-1963, undated

Box 13 Folder 5

Photographs, undated

Snapshots and photographs of Schubert, Wyoming, and U.S. Navy vessels.

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Series 8: United States Navy Files, 1920-1946 Box 12

Series Description

Documentation of Schubert's U.S. Navy service in the gunnery departments of U.S.S. Texas (Battleship : BB-35) and U.S.S. Concord (Light cruiser : CL-10). Included in the series are orders, memoranda, crew rosters, instructional documents, and articles written by Schubert.

Series Arrangement

Arranged by duty station, thereunder chronologically.

Box 12 Folder 1

U.S.S. Texas - Record of Proceedings of a Board of Investigation...to Inquire Into The Mess Accounts...of the U.S.S. Texas, 1920

Box 12 Folder 2

U.S.S. Texas - "The Operation of the Ford Range Keeper," by Lt. H.P. Schubert, U.S. Navy, Plotting Room Officer, U.S.S. Texas, 1920-1923

Box 12 Folder 3

U.S.S. Texas - Texas Gunnery, 1921-1922, Start Through SRBP SRDP, 1921 July-October

Memos, schedules, orders, rosters, and correspondence.

Box 12 Folder 4

U.S.S. Texas - Texas Gunnery, 1921-1922, DTDP - To Navy Yard, 1921 November-December

Memos, schedules, orders, rosters, and correspondence.

Box 12 Folder 5

U.S.S. Texas - Texas Gunnery Gang, 1922-1923, 1921 May-1923 May

Memos, schedules, orders, rosters, and correspondence.

Box 12 Folder 6

U.S.S. Texas - Main Battery Fire Control Organization and Procedure, 1922 January

Box 12 Folder 7

U.S.S. Texas - Gunnery Department Daily Memorandums, Summer of 1922 (Admirals Inspection Cruise to Puget Sound), 1922 February-September

Box 12 Folder 8

U.S.S. Texas - Texas Gunnery, 21-22, Long Range Battle Practice Squadron Practice, 1922 March-May

Memos, schedules, orders, rosters, and correspondence.

Box 12 Folder 9

U.S.S. Texas - Articles by Paul Schubert, 1944, undated

Box 12 Folder 10

U.S.S. Texas - History of the U.S.S. Texas (BB-35), 1946 June 10

Box 12 Folder 11

U.S.S. Concord - Main Battery Fire Control Organization and Procedure, 1923 December 1

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Series 9: News Analyses, 1939-1946 Boxes 14-22

Series Description

Scripts of broadcast radio news analyses by Paul Schubert for Mutual Broadcasting System's WOR Radio in New York. The broadcasts began as naval analyses of World War II, but expanded to include military analyses in April 1941 after Mutual's military analyst was recalled to active duty. The analyses' primary focus is on World War II events concerning the United States, Japan, Germany, and Great Britain. Specific topical coverage includes blockades, convoys, submarine and anti-submarine warfare, naval actions in the Pacific, American attacks on Japan, aerial operations, postwar demobilization, U.S. labor strikes, and the United Nations. In 1946, Schubert conducted a series on post-war America by visiting and broadcasting from various American cities.

Included in the series are several scripts of broadcasts made for the BBC.

Series Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Box 14 Folder 1

Scripts 1-15, 1939 December 6-1940 March 14

Box 14 Folder 2

Scripts 16-45, 1940 March 21-July 5

Box 14 Folder 3

Scripts 46-75, 1940 July 9-1941 February 21

Box 14 Folder 4

Scripts 76-105, 1941 February 25-September 16

Box 14 Folder 5

Scripts 106-135, 1941 September 23-1942 February 6

Box 14 Folder 6

Scripts 136-150, 1942 February 9-March 26

Box 15 Folder 1

Scripts 151-180, 1942 April 1-May 27

Box 15 Folder 2

Scripts 181-210, 1942 May 28-July 8

Box 15 Folder 3

Scripts 211-240, 1942 July 9-August 24

Box 15 Folder 4

Scripts 240-265, 1942 August 25-October 5

Box 16 Folder 1

Scripts 266-295, 1942 October 6-November 26

Box 16 Folder 2

Scripts 296-325, 1942 November 30-1943 January 13

Box 16 Folder 3

Scripts 326-355, 1943 January 14-March 2

Box 16 Folder 4

Scripts 356-366, 1943 March 3-22

Box 17 Folder 1

Scripts 367-390, 1943 March 23-April 27

Box 17 Folder 2

Scripts 391-410, 1943 April 28-May 26

Box 17 Folder 3

Scripts 411-430, 1943 May 27-June 25

Box 17 Folder 4

Scripts 431-450, 1943 June 28-July 23

Box 17 Folder 5

Scripts 451-465, 1943 July 26-August 15

Box 18 Folder 1

Scripts 466-480, 1943 August 16-September 7

Box 18 Folder 2

Scripts 481-500, 1943 September 7-October 6

Box 18 Folder 3

Scripts 501-520, 1943 October 7-November 3

Box 18 Folder 4

Scripts 521-540, 1943 November 4-December 3

Box 18 Folder 5

Scripts 541-559, 1943 December 6-31

Box 19 Folder 1

Scripts 560-580, 1944 January 3-February 3

Box 19 Folder 2

Scripts 581-600, 1944 February 3-March 30

Box 19 Folder 3

Scripts 601-620, 1944 April 4-May 22

Box 19 Folder 4

Scripts 621-640, 1944 May 23-June 19

Box 19 Folder 5

Scripts 641-664, 1944 June 20-August 11

Box 20 Folder 1

Scripts 665-690, 1944 August 14-October 16

Box 20 Folder 2

Scripts 691-710, 1944 October 17-December 10

Box 20 Folder 3

Scripts 711-730, 1944 December 11-1945 January 14

Box 20 Folder 4

Scripts 731-750, 1945 January 15-February 14

Box 20 Folder 5

Scripts 751-779, 1945 February 15-March 30

Box 21 Folder 1

Scripts 780-810, 1945 April 2-May 9

Box 21 Folder 2

Scripts 811-840, 1945 May 10-June 13

Box 21 Folder 3

Scripts 841-870, 1945 June 14-July 24

Box 21 Folder 4

Scripts 871-900, 1945 July 25-September 5

Box 21 Folder 5

Scripts 901-924, 1945 September 6-October 3

Box 22 Folder 1

Scripts 925-960, 1945 October 4-November 14

Box 22 Folder 2

Scripts 961-990, 1945 November 15-December 19

Box 22 Folder 3

Scripts 991-1020, 1945 December 20-1946 February 1

Box 22 Folder 4

Scripts 1021-1050, 1946 February 2-March 8

Box 22 Folder 5

Scripts 1051-1080, 1946 March 9-July 13

Box 22 Folder 6

Scripts 1081-1092, 1946 July 20-October 12

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