Simpson, Smith

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  • 1906, Nov. 9: Born, Arlington County, Va.
  • 1927: B.S., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
  • 1928: M.S., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
  • 1931: LL.B., Cornell University Law School, Ithaca, N.Y.
  • 1931 - 1932 : Postgraduate work, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1933 - 1934 : Special labor advisor, National Recovery Administration
  • 1934: Married Henriette Lanniée
  • 1934 - 1935 : Administrator, Asphalt, Shingle, and Roofing Code Authority, National Recovery Administration
  • 1935 - 1943 : Instructor and assistant professor, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1943 - 1944 : Assistant director, Foreign Division, Recruitment and Manning Organization, War Shipping Administration
  • 1944 - 1945 : Department of State; worked on United Nations charter and the establishment of a labor attaché program
  • 1945 - 1948 : First secretary and labor attaché, American embassy, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1947 - 1949 : First secretary and labor attaché, American embassy, Athens, Greece
  • 1949 - 52 : First secretary and labor attaché, American embassy, Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1952 - 1954 : Deputy consul general, Bombay, India
  • 1954 - 1957 : Consul general, Lourenco Marques, Mozambique.
  • 1958 - 1960 : Advisor on African affairs, Department of Labor
  • 1960 - 1962 : Member, Board of Examiners, Foreign Service, Department of State
  • 1967: Published Anatomy of the State Department. Boston: Houghton Mifflin
  • 1970 - 1978 : Founder and chairman, Georgetown University Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Washington, D.C.
  • 1974 - 1977 : Research professor of diplomacy, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Washington, D.C.
  • 1978 - 1992 : Cofounder and board member, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy
  • 1980: Published The Crisis in American Diplomacy. North Quincy, Mass.: Christopher Publishing House
  • 1986: Published Perspectives on the Study of Diplomacy. Washington, D.C.: Institute for the Study of Diplomacy
  • 1987: Published Education in Diplomacy: An Instructional Guide. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America
  • 2010, Sept. 5: Died, Charlottesville, Va.

From the guide to the Smith Simpson Papers, 1833-1991, (bulk 1925-1979), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Smith Simpson Papers, 1833-1991, (bulk 1925-1979) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886-1960. Papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
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correspondedWith Bruère, Robert W. (Robert Walter), 1876-1964 person
correspondedWith Colegrove, Kenneth W. (Kenneth Wallace), 1886-1975 person
associatedWith Georgetown University. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy. corporateBody
correspondedWith Hedges, M. H. (Marion Hawthorne), 1888- person
associatedWith Hendree family. family
correspondedWith Hohman, Elmo Paul, 1894- person
associatedWith Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886- person
associatedWith International Labour Organisation. corporateBody
correspondedWith Lemmers, Marcel J. person
correspondedWith Moran, Hugh Anderson, 1881-1977 person
correspondedWith Moran, Irene H. person
correspondedWith Moran, Jean person
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
correspondedWith Shotwell, James T., 1874-1965 person
correspondedWith Simpson, Edith Smith person
associatedWith Simpson family. family
correspondedWith Simpson, Hendree P. person
associatedWith Smith family. family
correspondedWith Tayler, William L. (William Lonsdale), 1899- person
correspondedWith Thorne, Florence Calvert person
associatedWith Tinsley family. family
correspondedWith Underwood, Oscar W. (Oscar Wilder), 1890-1962 person
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correspondedWith Waelbroeck, Pierre, 1891- person
correspondedWith Watt, Robert J. person
correspondedWith Wilson, Richard person
correspondedWith Winant, John C. person
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Fort Fisher (N.C. : Fort)
India
Mozambique
United States
Subject
Communism--Europe
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Diplomats
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