1944 Astounding Investigation

Caroline Letkeman filed this request with the US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) of the United States of America.
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From: Caroline Letkeman

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

A copy of any files the Intelligence and Security Command has under "Cleve Cartmill" File Numbers DSM-2a-686-I and/or DSM-a9-59-p. These files were transmitted from the FBI to the Army at Fort Meade where they were declassified in April, 1983, and later forwarded under the FOIA to author Albert I. Berger.

According to Albert I Berger's article about this investigation, published in the March 1944 issue of Astounding Science Fiction, Cleve Cartmill's file consists of 39 declassified pages. I can provide a digital copy of this Astounding article, if required. Please include those 39 pages.

Please additionally send any further reports and memoranda concerning the interviews of John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein and L. Sprague de Camp.

John W. Campbell is deceased as of July 11, 1971, according to Encyclopedia Britannica: http://www.britannica.com/biography/John-W-Campbell.
Robert A. Heinlein is deceased as of May 8, 1988, according to http://www.britannica.com/biography/Robert-A-Heinlein
L. Sprague de Camp is deceased as of November 6, 2000, according to http://www.britannica.com/biography/L-Sprague-de-Camp
Isaac Asimov is deceased as of April 6, 1992, according to http://www.britannica.com/biography/Isaac-Asimov.
Cleve Cartmill is deceased as of 1964, according to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleve_Cartmill.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Caroline Letkeman

From: US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM)

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