Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946

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Epithet: President Foreign Policy Association USA

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Educator, lecturer, and publicist; active in international affairs.

From the description of Raymond Leslie Buell papers, 1915-1981 (bulk 1920-1946). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014557

Biographical Note

  • 1896, July 13: Born, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1918: A.B., Occidental College, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 1918 - 1919 : Sergeant of ordnance, American Expeditionary Forces
  • 1919: Student, University of Grenoble, Isere, France; wrote Contemporary French Politics
  • 1920: M.A., Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
  • 1920 - 1921 : Assistant professor of history and economics, Occidental College, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 1922: Ph.D., Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
  • 1922 - 1925 : Instructor in government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1925 - 1926 : Investigated political conditions in Africa, Bureau of International Research, Harvard University and Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1926 - 1927 : Assistant professor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1927 - 1939 : Research director, 1927-1933, and president, 1933-1939, Foreign Policy Association
  • 1928: Married Frances March Dwight Representative of Foreign Policy Association, Pan American Conference, Havana, Cuba Published The Native Problem in Africa (New York: Macmillan Co. 2 vols.)
  • 1934: Chairman, Commission on Cuban Affairs
  • 1934 - 1935 : Cofounder and research advisor, National Policy Committee
  • 1935 - 1936 : Director, Geneva Research Center, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1938 - 1942 : Advisor and roundtable editor for Time, Inc.
  • 1939: Published Poland: Key to Europe (New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 364 pp.)
  • 1940: Published Isolated America (New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 457 pp.) Foreign affairs adviser to Wendell L. Willkie's presidential campaign
  • 1942: Unsuccessful candidate for Congress, first district of Massachusetts
  • 1942 - 1946 : Foreign affairs advisor to the editors of Time, Life, and Fortune magazines
  • 1946: Died, Montreal, Canada

From the guide to the Raymond Leslie Buell Papers, 1915-1984, (bulk 1920-1946), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn George S. Messersmith papers, 1907-1955 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
creatorOf Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946. Raymond Leslie Buell papers, 1915-1981 (bulk 1920-1946). Library of Congress
creatorOf Vol. XCVIII (ff. 164). Aug. 1932-Dec. 1933.includes:f. 1 Hugh Lloyd Thomas, diplomatist: Edward VIII of England: Letter to Lord Cecil from Hugh Lloyd Thomas on behalf of Edward VIII as Prince of Wales: 1932.f. 3 Sir Alexander Kaye Butterworth: Co... British Library
referencedIn Fetter mss., 1875-1988 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Parsons, Geoffrey, 1879-1956. Papers of Geoffrey Parsons, 1876-1937 (bulk 1929-1937). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Davenport, Russell W. (Russell Wheeler), 1899-1954. Papers, 1899-1980 (bulk 1930-1954). Library of Congress
referencedIn Raymond Leslie Buell Papers, 1915-1984, (bulk 1920-1946) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Dudley Wright Knox Papers, circa 1864-1960, (bulk 1921-1946) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn George S. Messersmith papers, 1907-1955 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
referencedIn Lerner, Abba Ptachya, 1903-. Papers, 1929-1986 (bulk 1939-1982). Library of Congress
referencedIn Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960. Papers of Manley Ottmer Hudson, 1894-1960 (inclusive), 1905-1960 (bulk). Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Joseph Clark Grew papers, 1904-1948. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn National Policy Committee Records, 1933-1947 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Knox, Dudley Wright, 1877-1960. Dudley Wright Knox papers, circa 1864-1950 (bulk 1921-1946). Library of Congress
referencedIn Wright, Quincy, 1890-1970. Papers, 1907-1972. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Vol. XCVI (ff. 165). 1928, 1929.includes:ff. 1, 27, 29 Alexander Hugh Bruce, 6th Baron Balfour of Burleigh: Correspondence between Lord Cecil and Lord Balfour: 1906-1928: Partly signed. ff. 2, 31, 32 London; Secular Institutions. Libraries and Museum..., 1928-1929 British Library
referencedIn Robb, Walter Johnson, 1880-. Walter Johnson Robb papers, 1919-1969 (inclusive), 1940-1946 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Papers, 1840-1961. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Russell Wheeler Davenport Papers, 1899-1980, (bulk 1930-1954) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Vol. CXXI (ff. 325). 1944.includes:ff. 1, 7, 53, 54 Sir Herbert William Malkin, GCMG: Correspondence between Lord Cecil and Sir Herbert William Malkin: 1940-1944: Signed.ff. 4-322v passim Edmund Phipson Beale, Pro-Chancellor of Birmingham Univers..., 1944 British Library
referencedIn Lerner, Abba Ptachya, 1903-. Abba Ptachya Lerner papers, 1929-1986 (bulk 1939-1982). Library of Congress
creatorOf Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946. Letter, 1944, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Abba Ptachya Lerner Papers, 1929-1986, (bulk 1939-1982) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Correspondence, 1860-1979. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Vol. CXI (ff. 209). Aug.-Oct. 1938.includes:f. 1 Nowell Charles Smith, former Headmaster of Sherborne School; author: Correspondence, partly on his behalf, with Lord Cecil: 1938-1943.ff. 4, 10 Miss Margaret Deas, of the Liberal Party Organisation... British Library
creatorOf Raymond Leslie Buell Papers, 1915-1984, (bulk 1920-1946) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Vol. CXII (ff. 218). Nov. 1938-Feb. 1939.includes:ff. 4, 15, 97, 104 Sir Richard Thomas Dyke Acland, 15th Baronet: Correspondence between Lord Cecil and R. T. D. Acland: 1938-1941: Signed.ff. 5, 10 Miss Irene N. Bush, Secretary, League of Nations... British Library
referencedIn Knox, Dudley Wright, 1877-1960. Papers of Dudley Wright Knox, ca. 1864-1950 (bulk 1921-1946). Library of Congress
referencedIn Ludlow mss., 1898-1948 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
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correspondedWith Adamic, Louis, 1899-1951 person
correspondedWith Baker, Frederick E. person
correspondedWith Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 person
correspondedWith Bellegarde, Dantès, 1877-1966 person
correspondedWith Bernays, Edward L., 1891-1995 person
correspondedWith Brandt, Karl, 1898-1974 person
associatedWith Brandt, Karl, 1899- person
associatedWith Buell, Frances Dwight, 1894-1985. person
associatedWith Buell, Rayond Leslie, 1896-1946 person
correspondedWith Chamberlain, Joseph P. (Joseph Perkins), 1873-1951 person
correspondedWith Claxton, Brooke, 1898-1960 person
correspondedWith Davenport, Russell W. (Russell Wheeler), 1899-1954. person
correspondedWith Dellunde, Ventura F. person
correspondedWith Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971 person
correspondedWith Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959 person
correspondedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
correspondedWith Emeny, Brooks, 1901-1980 person
associatedWith Fetter, Frank A. (Frank Albert), 1863-1949 person
correspondedWith Firestone, Harvey S., 1898-1973 person
associatedWith Foreign Policy Association. corporateBody
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
correspondedWith Grady, Henry Francis, 1882-1957 person
associatedWith Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965 person
associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
correspondedWith Hays, Brooks person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960. person
correspondedWith Jászi, Oszkár, 1875-1957 person
correspondedWith Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl), 1897-1986 person
correspondedWith Knox, Dudley Wright, 1877-1960. person
correspondedWith Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 person
associatedWith League of Nations. corporateBody
correspondedWith Lerner, Abba Ptachya, 1903- person
correspondedWith Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987 person
correspondedWith Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967 person
associatedWith Ludlow, Louis, 1873-1950 person
associatedWith Messersmith, George S., (George Strausser), 1883-1960 person
correspondedWith Milton, George Fort, 1894-1955 person
associatedWith National Policy Committee (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
correspondedWith Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 person
associatedWith Parsons, Geoffrey, 1879-1956. person
associatedWith Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) corporateBody
associatedWith Robb, Walter Johnson, 1880- person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 person
correspondedWith Slichter, Sumner H. (Sumner Huber), 1892-1959 person
correspondedWith Smith, H. Alexander (Howard Alexander), 1880-1966 person
associatedWith Time, inc. corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
correspondedWith Waymack, W. W. (William Wesley), 1888-1960 person
correspondedWith Williams, W. Walter, 1894-1983 person
associatedWith Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944. person
associatedWith Wright, Quincy, 1890-1970. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Halifax, West Riding of Yorkshire
Poland
Poland
Africa
Medway Towns, England
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Newquay, Cornwall
Europe
Czechoslovakia, Europe
Massachusetts
Keighley, West Riding of Yorkshire
Africa
United States
Stockton and Thornaby, North Riding of Yorkshire
Massachusetts
United States
Oswestry, Shropshire
Subject
New Deal, 1933-1939
Elections
Reconstruction (1939-1951)
Political Campaigns
Elections--Massachusetts
Journalism--United States
Presidents--United States--Election--1940
World politics
Political campaigns--United States
Presidents--United States--Election--1944
Presidents--Election--1940
International relations
Journalism
Reconstruction (1939-1951)--Europe
Presidents--Election--1944
Occupation
Editors
Educators
Publicists
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Birth 1896-07-13

Death 1946-02-21

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