Herbert Kellar Papers, 1887-1955

Container Title
M2010-048
Part 3 (M2010-048): Additions, 1954-2007
Physical Description: 7.0 c.f. (7 record center cartons) 
Scope and Content Note: Additions, 1954-2007, consisting of articles, speeches, testimony and correspondence by Ball relating to Social Security, particularly the privatization of Social Security endorsed by President George W. Bush during the mid-2000s. The collection also contains material on Ball's book, Insuring the Essentials, Bob Ball on Social Security as well as biographical materials and interviews/oral history projects in which he participated. In addition, there are materials related to Medicare and national health care, including articles and plans by Ball and others as well as files of Nancy Altman, a colleague of Ball, and her book, The Battle for Social Security, including articles, drafts and correspondence on the subject.
Box   1
Folder   1-29
Articles by Robert Ball, 1963-2007
Box   2
Folder   1-2
Articles by others
Box   2
Folder   3-25
Articles and studies not written by Ball, 1980-2007
Box   2
Folder   26-28
Social Security history (Ball's designation)
Box   3
Folder   1-2
Ball testimony, 1959-1998
Box   3
Folder   3-5
Ball speeches, 1954-1998
Insuring the Essentials, Bob Ball on Social Security materials
Box   3
Folder   6
Articles on book
Box   3
Folder   7
Book description
Box   3
Folder   8
Century Foundation (publisher)
Box   3
Folder   9
Correspondence, book mailings
Box   3
Folder   10-12
Correspondence regarding sent copies of book
Box   3
Folder   1
Correspondence - replies about book
Box   3
Folder   13
Materials and reviews of Ball's book
Box   3
Folder   14
Possible additions to book
Box   3
Folder   18
Materials on Altman and Ball books
Box   3
Folder   15
List of individuals available for book review
Box   3
Folder   16
Replies regarding book
Box   3
Folder   17
Materials on Altman and Ball's books
Box   3
Folder   18
Correspondence regarding “Within the System” by Myers
Biographical materials
Box   3
Folder   19-20
Articles about Ball
Box   3
Folder   21-22
Materials
Box   4
Folder   1-2
Robert Ball Award
Box   4
Folder   3
Robert Ball and the Battle for Social Security
Box   4
Folder   4
Berkowitz draft (Biography of Ball)
Box   4
Folder   5
Correspondence with Berkowitz about book
Box   4
Folder   6
Review of Berkowitz biography of Ball (The Politics of Social Security)
Box   4
Folder   7
Brandeis University
Box   4
Folder   8
Calendar, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2006
Box   4
Folder   9
Civil Service Award, 1973
Box   4
Folder   10
Employment record, 1949
Box   4
Folder   11
Greenspan conversation summaries, 2007
Box   4
Folder   12
Leaving government correspondence and articles, 1973
Box   4
Folder   13
Memoir
Box   4
Folder   14
Memoir-Reagan, 1939
Box   4
Folder   15-16
90th birthday
Box   4
Folder   17
National Association of Social Insurance, 2006
Box   4
Folder   18
Obituary
Box   4
Folder   19
Social Security swearing-in ceremony, 1962
Box   4
Folder   20
Travel reimbursement, 1996
Box   4
Folder   21
Vignettes of People Important to My Career in Social Security
Oral History/Interview
Box   4
Folder   22-23
Interview
Box   4
Folder   24
Social Security online oral history
Box   4
Folder   25-35
Interviews, 1954-2001
Box   4
Folder   36-44
Handwritten notes
Correspondence
Box   5
Folder   1-20
General, 1980-2007
Box   6
Folder   1-11
General, 1958-2007
Box   6
Folder   12
Letters of thanks, 1972-2001
Box   6
Folder   13
Correspondence regarding OASDI, 2000-2001
Box   6
Folder   14
Responses to Protecting Social Security article, 2003-2006
Box   6
Folder   15
Correspondence regarding Ball leaving Social Security, 1973
Box   6
Folder   16-17
Correspondence regarding Ball's Social Security proposal
Medicare
Box   6
Folder   18
National health care, 1988-2001
Box   6
Folder   19-20
National health insurance, 1973-2005
Box   6
Folder   21
Health Insurance Reform Project, 1975-2004
Box   6
Folder   22
Health care/Medicare reform, 1973-1976
Box   6
Folder   23
National healthcare plan, 1976
Box   7
Folder   1
Medicare for All - Bernstein outline, 2003
Box   7
Folder   2
Other plans, Clinton and Kennedy, 1984-1993
Box   7
Folder   3
Articles on Medicare, 1966-2001
Box   7
Folder   4
Health plans review, articles by Ball, 1984-1990
Box   7
Folder   5
Health care notes
Box   7
Folder   6
Bob Ball on Medicare
Box   7
Folder   7
Kennedy health care plans
Nancy Altman materials
Box   7
Folder   8
“Protecting Social Security's Current and Future Beneficiaries While Restoring the Program to Long-Run Balance,” 2007
Box   7
Folder   9
Altman articles
Box   7
Folder   10-11
Correspondence file regarding Nancy's [Altman's] book, The Battle for Social Security, 2005
Box   7
Folder   12-16
Nancy Altman book drafts
Box   7
Folder   17
Manuscript
Box   7
Folder   18
List of names in Nancy Altman's book
Box   7
Folder   19
Altman article on Obama and Social Security