Feis, Herbert, 1893-1972

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Born in 1893, Herbert Feis was a distinguished author and historian, whose work focused on American foreign policy and international economic affairs. Early in his career, Feis worked as Economic Advisor for International Affairs at the State Department under the Hoover and Roosevelt administrations. His thirteen published books include "The Road to Pearl Harbor" (1950), "Europe, the World's Banker, 1870-1914" (1964), "From Trust to Terror: The Onset of the Cold War" (1970), and the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Between War and Peace: The Potsdam Conference" (1960). Since his passing, the American Historical Association has named an award after Feis, the Herbert Feis Prize, which is awarded annually for excellence in public history and independent scholarship. He died in 1972.

From the description of Herbert Feis papers, 1952-1972. (George Mason University). WorldCat record id: 746214054

Historian, economist, and author.

From the description of Papers of Herbert Feis, 1916-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069892

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creatorOf Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941. Papers of Sherwood Anderson, 1923-1941. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986. Papers of W. Averell Harriman, 1869-1988 (bulk 1895-1986). Library of Congress
referencedIn Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967. Papers of J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1921-1980 (bulk 1947-1967). Library of Congress
referencedIn Wiley, John C. (John Cooper), 1893-1967. Papers, 1898-1967. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950. Henry Lewis Stimson papers, 1846-1966 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Lawrence S. Kubie Papers, 1916-1978 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn George S. Messersmith papers, 1907-1955 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
referencedIn J. Robert Oppenheimer Papers, 1799-1980, (bulk 1947-1967) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Elman, Philip, 1918-. Papers, 1925-1979. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965. Felix Frankfurter papers, 1846-1966 (bulk 1907-1966). Library of Congress
creatorOf Feis, Herbert, 1893-1972. Letters, 1915-1923, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Morgenthau, Henry, 1891-1967. Papers, 1866-1953, 1933-1953 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn W. Averell Harriman Papers, 1869-1988, (bulk 1895-1986) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Feis, Herbert, 1893-1972. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1921. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Hamilton Fish Armstrong Papers, 1893-1973, 1916-1973 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Public Policy Papers.
creatorOf Feis, Herbert, 1893-1972. Herbert Feis papers, 1952-1972. George Mason University, Fenwick Library
creatorOf Feis, Herbert, 1893-1972. Papers of Herbert Feis, 1916-1971. Library of Congress
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Nicholas Roosevelt Papers, 1846-1962 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1925-1979 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Armstrong, Hamilton Fish, 1893-1973. Hamilton Fish Armstrong papers, 1893-1973 (bulk 1916-1973). Princeton University Library
referencedIn Felix Frankfurter Papers, 1846-1966, (bulk 1907-1966) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn James Harvey Rogers papers, 1904-1963 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Rogers, James Harvey, 1886-1939. James Harvey Rogers papers, 1904-1963 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Cardozo, Benjamin N. (Benjamin Nathan), 1870-1938. Benjamin N. Cardozo papers, 1885-1940. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Kubie, Lawrence S. (Lawrence Schlesinger), 1896-1973. Papers of Lawrence S. Kubie, 1943-1979. Library of Congress
creatorOf Dreiser, Karola. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1921-1926. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Stanley-Brown, Mary Garfield, 1867-1947. Mary Garfield Stanley-Brown papers, 1881-1967. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf Feis, Herbert, 1893-1972. Correspondence, 1918, n.d., from Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967. J. Robert Oppenheimer papers, 1799-1980 (bulk 1947-1967). Library of Congress
referencedIn Feis, Herbert, 1972-1977 Senate House Library, University of London
referencedIn Correspondence, 1860-1979. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
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associatedWith Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941. person
correspondedWith Armstrong, Hamilton Fish, 1893-1973. person
correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Cardozo, Benjamin N. (Benjamin Nathan), 1870-1938. person
associatedWith Dreiser, Karola. person
associatedWith Elman, Philip, 1918- person
associatedWith Feis, Ruth Stanley-Brown, 1892-1981. person
correspondedWith Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965. person
associatedWith Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986. person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886- person
associatedWith Kubie, Lawrence S. (Lawrence Schlesinger), 1896-1973. person
associatedWith Messersmith, George S., (George Strausser), 1883-1960 person
associatedWith Morgenthau, Henry, 1891-1967. person
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
correspondedWith Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967. person
correspondedWith Pratt, Arline Van Blarcom person
associatedWith Rogers, James Harvey, 1886-1939. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Nicholas, 1893-1982 person
correspondedWith Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955 person
associatedWith Stanley-Brown, Mary Garfield, 1867-1947. person
associatedWith Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950. person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Wiley, John C. (John Cooper), 1893-1967. person
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International finance
Cold War
World War, 1939-1945
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Historians
Economists
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Birth 1893-06-07

Death 1972-03-02

Americans

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