The notes serve two functions. They give to the inquisitive (or skeptical) reader the origin of all statements, quotations, and interpretations. They also provide a running survey of the published material most pertinent to the topics dealt with in this work.
Unless otherwise indicated, all manuscript quotations are from the Beck Papers. The following abbreviations are used:
|SBS.||Scrapbooks, Beck Papers|
|SPS.||Speeches, Beck Papers|
|unid. newsp.||unidentified newspaper (s)|