Russell E. McClure Papers

Collection Summary

Title: Russell E. McClure Papers
Call Number: MS 78-09
Size: 12.0 linear feet
Acquisition: Donated by Mrs. Russell E. (Joyce) McClure
Processed By: LWM, 12-4-1978; SMC, 7-19-1999; MN, 1-2009
Note: None
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

Literary rights were not granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Restrictions

None

Content Note

This collection covers the career of native Wichitan, Russell E. McClure, beginning in 1927 and ending with his death in 1974. The papers in the collection are grouped under three main headings: Employment, International City Managers Association, and General. Under these headings are various official documents, speeches, reports, correspondence, and photographs which relate to McClure's managerial service in municipal government.

Detailed Description: Series Listing

Series 1 Box 1-Box 3 FF5 Employment, 1927-1952
Series 2 Box 3 FF 6-Box 6 FF2 Employment, 1953-1962
Series 3 Box 6 FF 3-Box 12 FF10 Employment, May 1962-May 1974
Series 4 Box 13-Box 19 International City Managers' Association
Series 5 Box 20-Box 23 General

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Series 1 ‒ Employment, 1927-1952

Box 1 FF 1 Kansas Gas & Electric Co. -- Wichita, KS, 1927-1931
Box 1 FF 2 Executive Secretary, Wichita Independent Business Men's Association -- Wichita, KS, 1931-1941
Box 1 FF 3 City Manager -- Wichita, KS, July 1941-March 1948
Box 1 FF 4 American Society of Planning Officials
Box 1 FF 5 Annual Report, 1947
Box 1 FF 6 Budget
Box 1 FF 7 City Publications
Box 1 FF 8 Comprehensive Plan for Wichita, 1946
Box 1 FF 9 Employee Organizations
Box 1 FF 10 Licensing of Card Tables
Box 1 FF 11 Major Accomplishments During War Period
Box 1 FF 12 Personnel
Box 1 FF 13 Reports of the City Manager
Box 1 FF 14 Resignation as City Manager
Box 1 FF 15 Wall, Hugo -- University of Wichita
Box 1 FF 16 Administrative Assistants
Box 1 FF 17 All-Dayton Committee
Box 1 FF 18 City Charter
Box 1 FF 19 Commission-Manager Plan in Dayton
Box 2 FF 1 Decisive Action -- A Summary of Accomplishments, 1948-1952
Box 2 FF 2 Dedication Program
Box 2 FF 3 Directories -- Municipal Departments, Officials, and Information
Box 2 FF 4 Highlights of Accomplishments of Dayton City Government, 1948-1952
Box 2 FF 5 Income Tax -- Municipal
Box 2 FF 6 Information Centers in City Halls
Box 2 FF 7 In-Service Training -- Expenditure of Public Funds
Box 2 FF 8 Miscellaneous
Box 2 FF 9 Monthly Progress Reports, 1950
Box 2 FF 10 Monthly Progress Reports, 1951
Box 2 FF 11 Monthly Progress Reports, 1952
Box 2 FF 12 Office of Administrative Management -- Proposed
Box 2 FF 13 Office Procedure Manual -- City Manager
Box 2 FF 14 Organization Charts
Box 3 FF 1 Personnel
Box 3 FF 2 Race Relations
Box 3 FF 3 Reports
Box 3 FF 4 Resignation as City Manager
Box 3 FF 5 Taxes in Montgomery County

Series 2 ‒ Employment, 1953-1962

Box 3 FF 6 Management Consultant, Air Material Command of the US Air Force -- Dayton, OH, Jan.-June 1953
Box 3 FF 7 Bonds -- Sales
Box 3 FF 8 Budget
Box 3 FF 9 Central Service Center STudy
Box 3 FF 10 City Charter
Box 3 FF 11 Comprehensive Plan for Corpus Christi, 1953
Box 3 FF 12 Dedication Programs
Box 3 FF 13 Economies in Municipal Operations -- Quarterly Allotments, Task Forces, Administrative Reports, etc.
Box 3 FF 14 Five Year Permanent Improvement Program
Box 4 FF 1 German Study Tour, 1957
Box 4 FF 2 In-Service Training
Box 4 FF 3 International Union of Local Authorities
Box 4 FF 4 Joyce (Mrs. Russell) McClure
Box 4 FF 5 Miscellaneous
Box 4 FF 6 Monthly Progress Reports
Box 4 FF 7 Office of Administrative Management
Box 4 FF 8 Open House at City Hall, 1953
Box 4 FF 9 Organization Charts
Box 4 FF 10 Personnel -- Policies and Procedures
Box 4 FF 11 Personnel -- Sketches and Schedules, 1957
Box 4 FF 12 Publicity -- General
Box 4 FF 13 Resignation as City Manager
Box 4 FF 14 Water
Box 4 FF 15 General Manager, Khuzestan Development Service, Iran
Box 4 FF 16 Development and Resources Corporation
Box 4 FF 17 Dez Project
Box 4 FF 18 Housing and Community Development
Box 4 FF 19 International Union of Local Authorities -- XIV Congress, Berlin 1959
Box 4 FF 20 Khuzestan Regional Development Projects -- Data Sheets
Box 5 FF 1 Monthly Reports
Box 5 FF 2 Office of Information
Box 5 FF 3 Organization Chart and Notes
Box 5 FF 4 Plan Organization of Iran
Box 5 FF 5 Publicity
Box 5 FF 6 Quarterly Reports
Box 5 FF 7 Report to Plan Organization, 1959
Box 5 FF 8 Resignation as General Manager
Box 5 FF 9 Staff Conferences
Box 6 FF 1 Executive Vice President, Greater Downtown Wichita -- Wichita KS, July 1960-May 1962
Box 6 FF 2 Image Survey of Greater Downtown Wichita

Series 3 ‒ Employment, May 1962-May 1974

Box 6 FF 3 City Manager -- Wichita, KS, May 1962-Sept. 1968
Box 6 FF 4 Annual Reports, 1962-1964
Box 6 FF 5 Annual Reports, 1965-1967
Box 6 FF 7 Budget
Box 6 FF 8 Commission -- Manager Controversy, 1967
Box 6 FF 9 Employee Organizations
Box 6 FF 10 Fiftieth Anniversary of Commission-Manager Government in Wichita, 1967
Box 6 FF 11 German Study Tour, 1965 -- Correspondence Prior to Departure
Box 6 FF 12 German Study Tour, 1965 -- Correspondence During Tour
Box 6 FF 13 German Study Tour, 1965 -- Correspondence Following Return
Box 6 FF 14 German Study Tour, 1965 -- Itineraries and General Information
Box 7 FF 1 German Study Tour, 1965 -- Orin F. Nolting, Correspondence and Reports
Box 7 FF 2 German Study Tour, 1965 -- Publicity
Box 7 FF 3 German Study Tour, 1965 -- Report GIven at WSU Awards Dinner, Nov. 30, 1965
Box 7 FF 4 Goals for Wichita, 1962-1968
Box 7 FF 5 Memos to Department Heads
Box 7 FF 6 Miscellaneous
Box 7 FF 7 Public Relations
Box 7 FF 8 Total Action Program
Box 7 FF 9 Twenty-fifth Anniversary of Service in Wichita, 1966
Box 7 FF 10 Urban Policy Conferences -- Brookings Institution
Box 7 FF 11 First Wichita Urban Policy Conference
Box 7 FF 12 Wall, Hugo -- "Functions of Management"
Box 8 FF 1 Deputy City Manager of Urban Affairs -- Wichita, KS, Sept. 1968-March 1972
Box 8 FF 2 Administration Policies and Procedures
Box 8 FF 3 Annual Reports, 1968-1972
Box 8 FF 4 Century II -- Economic Effect
Box 8 FF 5 Childs, Richard S.
Box 8 FF 6 City Commissioners Handbook, 1971
Box 8 FF 7 Department of Community Development
Box 8 FF 8 Directories
Box 8 FF 9 Goals for Wichita, 1968-1972
Box 8 FF 10 Housing
Box 8 FF 11 Listing of Files
Box 8 FF 12 Miscellaneous
Box 8 FF 13 Model Cities
Box 8 FF 14 Ombudsman
Box 8 FF 15 Retirement of McClure, 1972
Box 9 FF 1 South Central Kansas Regional Council of Governments
Box 9 FF 2 South Central Kansas Regional Council of Governments
Box 9 FF 3 South Central Kansas Regional Council of Governments
Box 9 FF 4 National Service to Regional Councils
Box 9 FF 5 Technology Application Program
Box 9 FF 6 Toward a Social Report
Box 9 FF 7 Affirmative Action Program -- Wichita
Box 9 FF 8 Budget -- City of Wichita
Box 9 FF 9 Budget -- Kiwanis Club, Wichita
Box 10 FF 1 Center for Urban Studies -- WSU
Box 10 FF 2 City Commission Communications and Index -- Wichita
Box 10 FF 3 Community Development Corporation -- Corpus Christi
Box 10 FF 4 Community Development Corporation -- Corpus Christi
Box 10 FF 5 Community Development Corporation -- Corpus Christi
Box 10 FF 6 Community Development Corporation Agreement
Box 11 FF 1 Community Development Statement, 1973
Box 11 FF 2 Community Goals Implementation Committee - Wichita
Box 11 FF 3 Employee Organizations -- Wichita
Box 11 FF 4 Industrial Revenue Bonds -- Wichita
Box 11 FF 5 League of Kansas Municipalities -- Wichita
Box 11 FF 6 Menninger Foundation -- Wichita
Box 11 FF 7 National Science Foundation Intergovernmental Science Programs -- Wichita
Box 11 FF 8 National Science Foundation Intergovernmental Science Programs -- Wichita
Box 11 FF 9 News Copy by McClure -- Wichita Eagle and Beacon
Box 11 FF 10 "Planning with People" Poster -- Wichita
Box 11 FF 11 Public Building Commission -- Wichita
Box 11 FF 12 Agendas and Minutes
Box 12 FF 1 City Administrative Center
Box 12 FF 2 Crestview Country Club
Box 12 FF 3 Financial Report, 1973
Box 12 FF 4 Fourth National Bank Building
Box 12 FF 5 Fourth National Bank Building
Box 12 FF 6 Fourth National Bank Building
Box 12 FF 7 Fourth National Bank Building
Box 12 FF 8 Retirement Board -- Wichita
Box 12 FF 9 Statistics -- Wichita
Box 12 FF 10 Total Planning Concept -- Wichita

Series 4 ‒ International City Managers’ Association

Box 13 FF 1 ICMA Awards
Box 13 FF 2 Application for Clarence Ridley In-Service Training Award
Box 13 FF 3 ICMA Conferences
Box 13 FF 4 42nd Annual Conference, Banff, 1956
Box 13 FF 5 ICMA Continuing Education Service
Box 13 FF 6 ICMA Executive Board
Box 13 FF 7 ICMA Executive Board
Box 13 FF 8 ICMA Institute for Training in Municipal Administration
Box 13 FF 9 Five Course Management Certificate
Box 14 FF 1 Local Planning Administration (Lesson) -- Corpus Christi, 1956
Box 14 FF 2 Local Planning Administration (lessons) -- Dayton, OH, 1952
Box 14 FF 3 Local Planning Administration (Lessons) -- Wichita, 1964
Box 14 FF 4 Management Practices for Smaller Cities
Box 14 FF 5 Managing the Modern City (Final Exams) -- Corpus Christi, 1973
Box 14 FF 6 Managing the Modern City (Lessons) -- Corpus Christi, 1973
Box 14 FF 7 Managing the Modern City (Miscellaneous) -- Corpus Christi, 1972-1973
Box 15 FF 1 Managing the Modern City -- ICMA Correspondence
Box 15 FF 2 Managing the Modern City -- Instructor's Materials
Box 15 FF 3 Managing the Modern City (Final Exams) -- Wichita, 1973
Box 15 FF 4 Managing the Modern City (Lessons) -- Wichita, 1972- 1973
Box 15 FF 5 Managing the Modern City (Miscellaneous) -- Wichita, 1972 - 1973
Box 15 FF 6 Municipal Finance Administration (Lessons) -- Corpus Christi, 1957
Box 15 FF 7 Municipal Finance Administration (Lessons) -- Wichita, 1963 - 1964
Box 16 FF 1 Municipal Fire Administration (Lessons) -- Corpus Christi, 1957
Box 16 FF 2 Municipal Fire Administration (Lessons) -- Dayton, 1952
Box 16 FF 3 Municipal Personnel Administration (Lessons) -- Corpus Christi, 1955
Box 16 FF 4 Municipal Personnel Administration (Lessons) -- Wichita 1943
Box 16 FF 5 Municipal Personnel Administration (Lessons) Wichita, 1964
Box 17 FF 1 Municipal Police Administration (Lessons) -- Corpus Christi, 1958
Box 17 FF 2 Municipal Police Administration (Lessons) -- Dayton, 1949
Box 17 FF 3 Municipal Police Administration (Study Guide)
Box 17 FF 4 Municipal Public Relations (Study Guide)
Box 17 FF 5 Municipal Public Works Administration (Lessons) -- Corpus Christi, 1957
Box 18 FF 1 Municipal Public Works Administration (lessons) -- Dayton, 1950
Box 18 FF 2 Municipal Public Works Administration (Final Exams) -- Wichita, 1965
Box 18 FF 3 Municipal Public Works Administration (Lesson Quizzes) -- Wichita, 1965
Box 18 FF 4 Police Supervision (Lessons)
Box 18 FF 5 Public Contact Relations (Lessons)
Box 18 FF 6 Technique of Municipal Administration (Lessons) -- Corpus Christi, 1954
Box 18 FF 7 Technique of Municipal Administration (Lessons) -- Dayton, 1949
Box 19 FF 1 Technique of Municipal Administration, Course II, (Lessons) -- Dayton, 1949-1950
Box 19 FF 2 Technique of Municipal Administration (Lessons) -- Dayton, 1952
Box 19 FF 3 Technique of Municipal Administration (Lessons) -- Wichita, 1962-1963
Box 19 FF 4 ICMA Miscellaneous Correspondence
Box 19 FF 5 ICMA Speeches
Box 19 FF 6 ICMA Urban Data Service

Series 5 ‒ General

Box 20 FF 1 Certificates
Box 20 FF 2 Miscellaneous Ideas
Box 20 FF 3 Photographs, 1941-1948 (Wichita)
Box 20 FF 4 Photographs, 1948-1952 (Dayton)
Box 20 FF 5 Photographs, 1953-1958 (Corpus Christi)
Box 20 FF 6 Photographs, 1958-1960 (Iran)
Box 20 FF 7 Photographs, 1962-1972 (Wichita)
Box 20 FF 8 Photographs -- German Study Tour, 1965
Box 20 FF 9 Photographs -- ICMA Conferences
Box 21 FF 1 Published articles by or about McClure, 1941-1948
Box 21 FF 2 Published articles by or about McClure, 1949-1953
Box 21 FF 3 Published articles by or about McClure, 1954-1958
Box 21 FF 4 Published articles by or about McClure, 1962-1972
Box 21 FF 5 Resumes
Box 21 FF 6 Speech Ideas and Notes
Box 21 FF 7 Speeches by McClure, 1942-1944
Box 21 FF 8 Speeches by McClure, 1945-1962
Box 21 FF 9 Speeches by McClure, 1963-1972
Box 22 FF 1 Image with Jack H. Greene
Box 22 Life Member of the Wichita Business Men's Association Certificate, June 6, 1962
Box 22 Wichita Public Building Commission Appointment Certificate, September 1, 1975
Box 22 Brookings Institute for Advanced Study Certificates -- 5. May 25, 1966; May 31, 1967; June 5, 1968; June 4, 1970; July 21, 1971
Box 22 Code of City Management approved by International City Management Association
Box 22 Notebook: Model Cities Management Series; Wichita, 1971
Box 22 International City Management Association plaque. September 23, 1970
Box 22 Medallion from Germany
Box 22 Gavel
Box 23 Plaque -- City Manager Emeritus 22 March 1972
Box 23 Certificate -- International City Management Association Distinguished Service Award, 20 September 1972
Box 23 Plaque -- International City Management Association Clarence E. Riley In-Service Training Award, 12 October 1969
Oversized Storage International Association City Managers Conference in Hollywood, Florida, November 24, 1941
Oversized Storage American Municipal Association Conference in Chicago. November 16, 1945
Oversized Storage International Association City Managers Conference at Mackinac Island, Michigan, September 12-16, 1948