Carl Swift Hallauer Papers

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Carl Swift Hallauer Papers
Creator: Hallauer, Carl Swift, 1894-1971
Call Number: D.105
Dates: 1911-1971
Physical Description: 12 boxes, 9 scrapbooks
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Box 1: Correspondence and Memorabilia
Box 2: Photographs and Newspaper Articles
Boxer
Box 3: Audio Reels
Box 4: Film Reels
Box 5: Film Reels
Box 6: Other A/V Materials
Box 7: Record Albums: "I can hear it now..." 1934-1945, a chronicle of the war and the years of crisis... narrated by Edward R. Murrow.
Box 8: Record Albums: Lincoln Republican League, Carl S. Hallauer Dinner, March 27, 1954.
Box 9: Record Albums: Horatio Alger Award, Carl S. Hallauer, The Waldorf Astoria, New York, May 12, 1960.
Box 10: Record Albums: Community Testimonial Birthday Party in Honor of Carl S. Hallauer, Hotel Seneca, January 5, 1956.
Box 11: Record Albums
Box 12: Political Cartoon of CSH by Elmer Messner, "One Pollster Who Didn't Get to First Base," 1952. With note from Paul Miller, June 13, 1952. (See also)
Scrapbooks
Collection Overview
Title: Carl Swift Hallauer Papers
Creator: Hallauer, Carl Swift, 1894-1971
Call Number: D.105
Dates: 1911-1971
Physical Description: 12 boxes, 9 scrapbooks
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Carl Swift Hallauer was born in Rochester, New York, on January 5, 1894, the son of Frank and Hattie Hallauer. Orphaned at the age of nine, Hallauer became a newspaper boy to support himself. His formal education was necessarily brief; he attended West High School for one year before he was forced to quit school to go to work. At sixteen, he started working at Kodak Park as a freight handler, and thereafter, he took night classes at Rochester Institute of Technology from 1912 to 1916 and at Rochester business Institute during the year of 1916.

While Hallauer worked at Kodak Park, he developed one of the first industrial recreational programs in the United States and became part of their Industrial Relations Department. In 1919, he left Kodak and went to work at Bausch & Lomb Inc., as manager of their Industrial Relations Department. In 1929, he was transferred to the Sales Department and moved steadily up the corporate ladder. He became Vice President in 1935, Executive Vice President in 1951, President in 1954, Chairman of the Board in 1959, and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors in 1969, as well as serving as a director of Bausch & Lomb subsidiary companies of Brazil, Canada, and England. He was also director of Canadian Thoroughbred Racing Associations, Community Savings Bank, Lincoln Rochester Trust Company, and Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation.

Hallauer's political activities were as extensive as his business interests. While still a teenager, he became active ward worker for the Republican Party and advanced rapidly within the organization. Although his friends urged him to play a direct role in the policy-making process, he refused to run for political office, preferring to remain on the sidelines as a private citizen. Nevertheless, he was still very active in his party and numbered many well-known politicians as friends. From 1919 to the time of his death, he was a delegate to the New York State Republican Conventions, and from 1932 to 1964, he was a delegate to the Republican National Conventions. He also served as a member of the Electoral College in the 1932, 1936, 1940, and 1948 presidential elections.

Hallauer was known for his zest for living and the keen interest that he took in people. Accordingly, he was active in numerous philanthropic, cultural, educational, and religious organizations. He was a director of the Rochester Community Chest and the Salvation Army, an honorary trustee of St. John's Home for the Aging, Chairman of the Police Benevolent Fund, a trustee of Rochester Institute of Technology, and a founder and trustee of Monroe Community College, to name just a few.

He was the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including an honorary Sc.D. from Clarkson College of Technology in 1947, and honorary L.L.D. from Alfred University in 1955, the Horatio Alger Award from the Committee of American Schools and Colleges in 1960, and the S.A.M.A. Award from the Scientific Apparatus Makers Association as Scientific Industries' Man of the Year in 1961.

On June 22, 1918, Hallauer married Florence Bausch. The couple had one child, Nancy (Bausch-Hallauer) Johnson in 1923. Mr. Hallauer died on November 6, 1971, at the age of 77.

Scope and Content
The collection consists of biographical information, correspondence, tapes, phonographic records, films, phonographs, and other memorabilia of Mr. Hallauer's career.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Motion pictures
Correspondence
Hallauer, Carl Swift, 1894-1971
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
Bausch & Lomb, inc.
Businessmen
Philanthropists
Access
The Carl Swift Hallauer Papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Carl Swift Hallauer Papers, D.105, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
See also: Carl Swift Hallauer Papers, Addition .


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
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Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
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Content List
Box 1: Correspondence and Memorabilia
Folder:
Folder 1. Notable Correspondence, Thomas E. Dewey to CSH, February 3, 1947 - April 1, 1970, 9 letters.
Folder 2. Notable Correspondence, John Edgar Hoover to CSH, May 2, 1960 - July 12, 1971, 19 letters.
Folder 3. Notable Correspondence, Richard M. Nixon to CSH, February 8, 1958 - July 24, 1971, 23 letters.
Folder 4. Notable Correspondence, A - K, to CSH from:
Spiro T. Agnew, December 26, 1968, 1 letter.
Bernard M. Baruch, n.d., 1 note.
Harry F. Byrd, Jr., October 26, 1966 - December 22, 1970, 3 letters.
Bishop of Paterson, Rev. Lawrence Bernard Casey, May 12, 1966 - March 4, 1971, 2 letters.
Albert K. Chapman, Eastman Kodak Company, November 23, 1966, 1 letter.
James A. Farley, The Coca-Cola Export Corporation, June 3, 1966 - June 11, 1971, 4 letters.
Barry Goldwater, June 9, 1963, 1 letter.
Herbert Hoover, August 12, 1961 - August, 1964, 3 letters.
Frank Horton, January 6, 1969 - July 5, 1970, 2 letters 1 newsclipping.
Amory Houghton, July 19, 1971 1 letter.
Bishop of Rochester, Rev. James E. Kearney, June 21, 1960 - 1971, 9 letters.
Kenneth B. Keating, January 30, 1969 - April 23, 1969, 2 letters.
Folder 5. Notable Correspondence, L - Z, to CSH from:
John F. Malone, FBI, August 3, 1971, 1 letter.
Paul Miller, President of The Gannett Newspapers, December 28, 1968 - December 22, 1969, 3 letters.
Frank C. Moore, April 29, 1960, 1 letter.
Norman Vincent Peale, March 21, 1960 - March 3, 1970, 3 letters.
Nelson A. Rockefeller, January 6, 1969 - July 9, 1971, 6 letters.
William P. Rogers, January 13, 1969, 1 letter.
Carlos P. Romulo, Brig. Gen., Filipino diplomat, January 27, 1966 - January 15, 1970, 2 letters. CSH to Romulo, June 26, 1970, 1 letter.
Spyros P. Skouras, President of 20th Century Fox Film Corporation, July 10, 1962 - January 13, 1969, 4 letters.
Robert A. Taft, September 6, 1952, 1 letter.
E.P. Taylor, October 7, 1966, 1 letter.
Judy Weis, Representative, May 17, 1961, 1 telegram.
Joseph C. Wilson, University of Rochester, March 17, 1966, 1 letter.
Rose Mary Woods, Personal Secretary to President Richard M. Nixon, December 5, 1968 - December 17, 1969, 5 letters one newsclipping.
Folder 6. Correspondence, 1917 - 1918, concerning possible military service and letters of recommendation from Eastman Kodak Company.
Folder 7. Miscellaneous correspondence, A - Z.
Folder 8. Testimonials and Awards.
Folder 9. Biographical Information about Carl S. Hallauer, including correspondence, printed articles, curriculum vitae, and other miscellaneous documents.
Folder 10. Society of the Cincinnati, including correspondence to Henry Clune, typescript of address given by Hallauer (August 9, 1946), Society publications, and history of the Swifts.
Folder 11. Rochester Centennial, 1834 - 1934. Bound copy.
Folder 12. Hallauer Day, Corning, NY, August 29, 1963.
Folder 13. Rochester Newspaper Guild, Page One Dinner Programs, 1966 - 1968, 1971.
Box 2: Photographs and Newspaper Articles
Folder:
Folder 1. Photographs of Carl S. Hallauer (38).
Folder 2. Photographs of CSH with Richard M. Nixon (20).
Folder 3. Photographs of CSH with John F. Kennedy (2).
Folder 4. Photographs of CSH with Thomas E. Dewey (5).
Folder 5. Photographs of CSH with Nelson A. Rockefeller (8).
Folder 6. Photographs of CSH with notable political figures (16), including:
Senator James Buckley, New York
Anthony Eden, British Prime Minister
James A. Farley, NYS and National Democratic Chairman/Postmaster General under F.D. Roosevelt
John Edgar Hoover, Director of FBI
Carlos P. Romulo, Filipino diplomat
Earl Warren, Gov. of California, VP candidate with Thomas E. Dewey
Wendell Wilkie, 1940 Presidential candidate
Judy (Jessica) Weis, Rochester's first Congresswoman, 1959-1963
Kenneth B. Keating, U.S. Representative Senator, New York
Folder 7. Photographs of CSH with other well-known figures (18), including:
1954 Academy Awards ceremony for Bausch Lomb's contribution to the motion picture industry
Douglas "Wrongway" Corrigan, aviator
Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean, baseball player
Fulton Lewis, conservative American radio broadcaster
Charles Lindberg, aviator
Paul Miller, president of Gannett Newspapers
Wiley Post, aviator
Gloria Swanson, actress
John Cameron Swayze, news commentator and game show panelist
James Joseph "Gene" / "The Fighting Marine" Tunney,
Boxer
Folder 8. Photographs of CSH at Bausch Lomb activities (18).
Folder 9. Miscellaneous Photographs, 1911 - 1971 (32).
Folder 10. Newspaper Clippings, 1931 - 1971.
Box 3: Audio Reels
Folder 1. 70: Congratulations to C.S.H., January 4, 1964. Bausch Lomb Early Settlers Program. 45 minutes.
Folder 2. "Sts. Sinners." Final edit, February 3, 1961. 53 minutes.
Folder 3. Vice President Richard Nixon's campaign Speech. Rochester War Memorial, November 1, 1960.
Folder 4. NYS Governor Norman A. Rockefeller's speech, with Introduction by Mr. Carl S. Hallauer. Friday, September, 25, 1959.
Folder 5. A.M.B., 50th Anniversary, CSH, 1968.
Box 4: Film Reels
Folder 1. Rochester Reports, for WHEC-TV. Bausch Lomb Training Department, January 27, 1964.
Box 5: Film Reels
Folder 1. Early Settlers Banquet Honoring Carl S. Hallauer's 70th Birthday, January 4, 1964.
Box 6: Other A/V Materials
Folder 1. Film Reel: Title for Early Settlers; Carl Hallauer's 70th Birthday.
Folder 2. Film Reel: Captain Lomb Memorial Dedication, May 30, 1932.
Folder 3. Film Reel: Unknown content, n.d..
Folder 4. Audio Reel: 1) J.F. Taylor introduces Carl S. Hallauer at Sheraton Hotel dinner, sponsored by Lincoln Republican League, March 27, 1954; 2) Hilda D. Taylor, Rochester Savings Bank Citizen of the Day, March 19, 1952.
Folder 5. Audiocassette: Surrogate of Audio Reel above.
Box 7: Record Albums: "I can hear it now..." 1934-1945, a chronicle of the war and the years of crisis... narrated by Edward R. Murrow.
Box 8: Record Albums: Lincoln Republican League, Carl S. Hallauer Dinner, March 27, 1954.
Box 9: Record Albums: Horatio Alger Award, Carl S. Hallauer, The Waldorf Astoria, New York, May 12, 1960.
Box 10: Record Albums: Community Testimonial Birthday Party in Honor of Carl S. Hallauer, Hotel Seneca, January 5, 1956.
Box 11: Record Albums
Folder SAR Award to CSH, 1945.
Folder Fulton B. Lewis, January 5, 1956.
Folder "Great Day" and "Open the Gates for All, " Bausch Lomb Chorus.
Folder McCurdy's, Citizen of the Day, March 28, 1945.
Folder CSH's 50th Anniversary.
Folder Arthur Godfrey Show, Raybans, April 1, 1953.
Folder Invitation: "Prepared ESPECIALLY for Mr. Mrs. Carl Hallauer" / "Listen to this important INVITATION immediately."
Folder Thomas E. Dewey Headquarters, Philadelphia, Nancy introduces CSH, Judy Weis.
Box 12: Political Cartoon of CSH by Elmer Messner, "One Pollster Who Didn't Get to First Base," 1952. With note from Paul Miller, June 13, 1952. (See also D.332 Elmer Messner Papers )
Scrapbooks
1. 1922 - 1932
2. 1933
3. 1934
4. 1935 - 1937
5. 1938 - 1940
6. 1941 - 1945
7. 1945 - 1952
8. 1952 - 1958
9. 1958 - 1971


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