Sweetser, Arthur, 1888-1968

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Arthur Sweetser was born on July 16, 1888, in Boston, Mass., to M. Foster Sweetser and Edith Ashton Balch. Prepared at the Boston Latin School, he received his Harvard AB in 1911 and his AM in 1912. After graduation, Sweetser worked as a newspaper reporter. He married Ruth Gregory on Jun 19, 1915; together they had five children. During World War I, he served in the American Air Force. After the war, Sweetser began working for the League of Nations in Geneva. Resigned after the beginning of World War II, he returned to the United States and served in the Office of War Information. Sweetser was a member of the American delegation involved in the establishment of the United Nations, and was the first head of the United Nations' Information Center in Washington, D.C. Sweetser also was the first president of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. He died on January 20, 1968.

From the description of Papers of Arthur Sweetser, 1936, 1968, and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 694355748

Public official and journalist.

From the description of Papers of Arthur Sweetser, 1926-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71073297

From the description of Papers of Arthur Sweetser, 1913-1963 (bulk 1919-1947). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063796

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referencedIn Edith Bolling Galt Wilson Papers, 1833-1961, (bulk 1925-1961) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966. Christian Archibald Herter miscellaneous papers, 1921. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn League to Enforce Peace (U.S.) additional records, 1917-1923. Houghton Library
referencedIn Archibald MacLeish Papers, 1907-1981, (bulk 1925-1970) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Benjamin Gerig Papers, 1927-1974, (bulk 1930-1968) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Arthur Clarence Walworth papers, 1868-2003, 1868-1994 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer Papers, 1898-1978, (bulk 1933-1975) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Mowrer, Edgar Ansel, 1892-1977. Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers, 1898-1978 (bulk 1933-1978). Library of Congress
referencedIn Christian Archibald Herter miscellaneous papers, 1921 Hoover Institution Archives
referencedIn Vanderhoof, Frank E., b. 1888. Frank E. Vanderhoof papers, 1933-1956. Library of Congress
creatorOf Sweetser, Arthur, 1888-1968. Papers of Arthur Sweetser, 1926-1968. Library of Congress
creatorOf Wallace, Tom, 1874-1961. Tom Wallace papers, 1925-1960. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Sweetser, Arthur, 1888-1968. Papers of Arthur Sweetser, 1913-1963 (bulk 1919-1947). Library of Congress
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982. Papers of Archibald MacLeish, 1907-1981 (bulk 1925-1970). Library of Congress
creatorOf Bliss, W. H. Miscellaneous papers on the opium trade, 1922-1925. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Walworth, Arthur, 1903-. Arthur Clarence Walworth papers, 1868-2003 (inclusive), 1868-1994 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Benjamin Gerig Papers, 1927-1974, (bulk 1930-1968) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982. Papers, 1907-1981 (bulk 1925-1970). Library of Congress
creatorOf Sweetser, Arthur, 1888-1968. Papers of Arthur Sweetser, 1936, 1968, and undated. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Gilchrist, Huntington, 1891-1975. Papers of Huntington Gilchrist, 1913-1973 (bulk 1919-1955). Library of Congress
referencedIn Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
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associatedWith Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971. person
associatedWith Allied Peace Planners of World War II. corporateBody
associatedWith Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965. person
correspondedWith Burlingham, Dorothy T. person
associatedWith Cecil of Chelwood, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, Viscount, 1864-1958. person
associatedWith Croly, Herbert David, 1869-1930. person
associatedWith Drummond, Eric, Sir, b. 1876. person
correspondedWith Eitingon, M. (Max), 1880-1943 person
correspondedWith Ferenczi, Sándor, 1873-1933 person
correspondedWith Fosdick, Raymond Blaine, 1883- person
associatedWith Gerig, Benjamin, 1894-1976. person
associatedWith Gilchrist, Huntington, 1891-1975. person
associatedWith Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965. person
associatedWith Harvard College (1780- ). Class of 1911 corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard University corporateBody
associatedWith Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966. person
associatedWith House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938. person
associatedWith Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955. person
associatedWith International Schools Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith League of Nations. corporateBody
correspondedWith League to Enforce Peace (U.S.). corporateBody
associatedWith Lie, Trygve, 1896-1968. person
associatedWith MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982. person
correspondedWith Mowrer, Edgar Ansel, 1892-1977. person
correspondedWith Mowrer, Lilian T. (Lilian Thomson). Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers. 1910-1970 person
associatedWith Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920) corporateBody
correspondedWith Reik, Theodor, 1888-1969 person
associatedWith Rigot property. corporateBody
associatedWith Rockefeller Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
correspondedWith Stern, Alfred Kaufman, 1897-1986 person
associatedWith Stettinius, Edward R. (Edward Reilly), 1900-1949. person
associatedWith Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. person
associatedWith Sweetser family. family
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972. person
associatedWith United Nations. corporateBody
correspondedWith Vanderhoof, Frank E., b. 1888. person
associatedWith Wallace, Tom, 1874-1961. person
associatedWith Walworth, Arthur, 1903- person
associatedWith Washington World Affairs Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961. person
correspondedWith Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt, 1872-1961 person
associatedWith Woodrow Wilson Foundation. corporateBody
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Death 1968

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