Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl), 1897-1986

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Judge, diplomat.

From the description of Reminiscences of Philip Caryl Jessup : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419673

From the description of Reminiscences of Philip Caryl Jessup : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309739696

From the description of Reminiscences of Philip Caryl Jessup : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309739713

Jurist, diplomat, and educator. Died 1986.

From the description of Philip C. Jessup papers, 1574-1983 (bulk 1925-1983). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980134

Biographical Note

  • 1897, Jan. 5: Born, New York, N.Y.
  • 1919: A.B., Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y.
  • 1921: Married Lois Walcott Kellogg
  • 1924: LL.B., Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1924 - 1925 : Assistant solicitor, State Department
  • 1925 - 1946 : Lecturer and professor, international law, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1929: Assistant to Elihu Root, Conference of Jurists on the Permanent Court of International Justice, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1938: Published Elihu Root (New York: Dodd, Mead. 2 vols.)
  • 1938 - 1951 : Chairman and member, Pacific Council, Institute of Pacific Relations
  • 1942 - 1944 : Assistant director, Naval School of Military Government and Administration, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1943 - 1944 : Assistant secretary-general, Council of United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)
  • 1943 - 1945 : Chief, Division of Personnel and Training, Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation Operations, State Department
  • 1944: Assistant secretary-general, United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference, Bretton Woods, N.H.
  • 1945: Assistant on judicial organization, United States delegation, United Nations Conference, San Francisco, Calif.
  • 1946 - 1961 : Hamilton Fish Professor of International Law and Diplomacy, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1947: United States representative, United Nations Committee on Codification of International Law
  • 1948: Published A Modern Law of Nations (New York: Macmillan Co. 236 pp.)
  • 1948 - 1952 : United States representative to the second, third, and fourth special sessions, General Assembly; deputy United States representative, Interim Committee, General Assembly and Security Council; and deputy chief of the United States Mission to the United Nations
  • 1949 - 1953 : Ambassador-at-large
  • 1956: Published Transnational Law (New Haven: Yale University Press. 113 pp.) Trustee, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • 1960: Elected member of the International Court of Justice, Hague, Netherlands
  • 1961 - 1970 : Judge, International Court of Justice, Hague, Netherlands
  • 1967 - 1986 : Chairman, Chile-Norway Permanent Commission Honorary member, Governing Council, International Institute for Unification of Private Law
  • 1970: Sibley lecturer, University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Ga.
  • 1970 - 1971 : Whitney H. Shepardson senior research fellow in residence, Council on Foreign Relations, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1971: Barnette Miller lecturer, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Mass.
  • 1974: Published The Birth of Nations (New York: Columbia University Press. 361 pp.)
  • 1986, Jan. 31: Died, Newton, Pa.

From the guide to the Philip C. Jessup Papers, 1574-1983, (bulk 1925-1983), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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referencedIn Raymond Leslie Buell Papers, 1915-1984, (bulk 1920-1946) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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referencedIn Fred Kenelm Nielsen Papers, 1881-1961, (bulk 1900-1956) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Official Chronological Files
referencedIn Chester Bowles papers, 1924-1982 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Nielsen, Fred Kenelm, 1879-. Papers of Fred Kenelm Nielsen, 1881-1961. Library of Congress
creatorOf Philip C. Jessup Papers, 1574-1983, (bulk 1925-1983) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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referencedIn American Legion Willard Straight Post records, 1944-1971 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Dillard, Hardy Cross, 1902-1982. Papers, 1940-1982, bulk 1970-1979. University of Virginia, Arthur J. Morris Law Library
referencedIn Root, Elihu, 1845-1937. Papers of Elihu Root, 1863-1937 (bulk 1899-1937). Library of Congress
referencedIn Ruth Nanda Anshen Papers, 1938-1986. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library
referencedIn Levin, Harry. Harry Levin Papers. 1920-1995. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Homer D. Crotty papers and addenda, 1859-2011 The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Manuscripts Department
referencedIn Erik Barnouw Papers, 1920-1990. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Alexander Woollcott correspondence, ca. 1856-1943 (inclusive), 1920-1943 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Coudert, Frederic R. (Frederic René), 1871-1955. Frederic René Coudert Sr. papers, 1863-1962. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf American Legion. New York. Willard Straight Post No. 842 (New York, N.Y.). American Legion Willard Straight Post records, 1944-1971. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Longines Wittnauer Watch Company, Inc. Collection. 1951 - 1955. Motion Picture Films of Television Interviews With Significant Newsmakers of the Early 1950s. 1951 - 1955. LONGINES CHRONOSCOPE [WITH SEN. OWEN BREWSTER]
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creatorOf Dillard, Hardy Cross, 1902-1982. Papers, 1925-1981. University of Virginia, Arthur J. Morris Law Library
referencedIn Burlingham, Charles Culp, 1858-1959. Papers of Charles C. Burlingham, 1876-1960 (inclusive), 1920-1958 (bulk). Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Hackworth, Green Haywood, 1883-1973. Papers of Green Haywood Hackworth, 1912-1973 (bulk 1944-1945). Library of Congress
referencedIn Luther Carrington Goodrich Papers, 1890-1991. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Office Files
referencedIn Emma (Moffat) McLaughlin Papers, 1927- 1967 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Papers, 1936-1979 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl), 1897-1986. Philip C. Jessup papers, 1574-1983 (bulk 1925-1983). Library of Congress
referencedIn Longines Wittnauer Watch Company, Inc. Collection. 1951 - 1955. Motion Picture Films of Television Interviews With Significant Newsmakers of the Early 1950s. 1951 - 1955. LONGINES CHRONOSCOPE [WITH SEN, HOMER FERGUSON]
referencedIn Gerig, Benjamin, 1894-1976. Papers of Benjamin Gerig, 1927-1974 (bulk 1930-1968). Library of Congress
referencedIn Reminiscences of Philip Caryl Jessup : lecture, 1957. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Barnouw, Erik, 1908-2001. Erik Barnouw papers, 1920-1990. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Burlingham, Charles Culp. Charles Culp Burlingham papers, 1876-1960. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Carnegie Council on Ethics & International Affairs. Carnegie Council on Ethics & International Affairs records, 1914-1996. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library
referencedIn Masters, Ruth D. (Ruth Dorothee), 1903-. Papers on international organization, [ca. 1928]-1947. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Gilchrist, Huntington, 1891-1975. Papers of Huntington Gilchrist, 1913-1973 (bulk 1919-1955). Library of Congress
referencedIn Li, Zongren, 1891-1969. Zongren Li papers, 1926-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Sohn, Louis B. Papers of Louis Bruno Sohn, 1936-1979(inclusive). Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Elihu Root Papers, 1863-1937, (bulk 1899-1937) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946. Raymond Leslie Buell papers, 1915-1981 (bulk 1920-1946). Library of Congress
creatorOf Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl), 1897-1986. Reminiscences of Philip Caryl Jessup : oral history, 1974. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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France
Vietnam
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Africa
United States
Africa
Spartanburg (S.C.)
United States
Latin America
South Carolina--Spartanburg
Middle East
United States
Middle East
Latin America
Asia
Spartanburg (S.C.)
United States
New York (State)--New York
Asia
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International relief
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International relations
National security
World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--France
Congresses and conventions
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Law--Study and teaching--Africa
Law--Study and teaching
Diplomacy
Diplomats--Interviews
World War, 1914-1918--South Carolina--Spartanburg
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International courts
World War, 1914-1918
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Lawyers--Interviews
Law--Study and teaching--New York (State)--New York
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Internal security
Law--Study and teaching--Asia
Human rights
World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns
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Birth 1897-01-05

Death 1986-01-31

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