Hanson Weightman Baldwin papers 1900-1988


Hanson Weightman Baldwin papers 1900-1988

The papers consist of correspondence, writings, subject files, research materials, publicity for books, and other papers of Hanson W. Baldwin, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and military affairs reporter and editor for the from 1929-1968, and editor for , 1968-1976. The papers relate to Baldwin's work and interests as a journalist and author and include correspondence with many high-ranking officers of the armed services, government officials, and writers and historians, as well as other members of the staff of the and . Of particular interest are the subject files of printed materials and clippings which Baldwin collected and maintained for his own use. Included in these files are a number of important reports, transcriptions, and other items, some of which are not easily obtainable elsewhere. New York Times Reader's Digest New York Times Reader's Digest

99.5 linear feet (173 boxes, 1 folio, 2 volumes)


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Williams, T. Harry (Thomas Harry), 1909-1979

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Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of T. Harry Williams : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122440853 From the description of Reminiscences of T. Harry Williams : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574197 A native of Wisconsin, T. Harry Williams began his teaching career at the University of Wisconsin in 1936, and continued at the Un...

Mattingly, Garrett, 1900-1962

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Author, professor of history at Columbia University, 1948-1962. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1940]-1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122515107 ...

Eberstadt, Ferdinand

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Bernard Mannes Baruch was a financier and head of several war committees, including chairman of the War Industries Board, 1918-1919, and U.S. representative to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, 1946. From the guide to the Speech before the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, June 14, 1946, 1946, (American Philosophical Society) Ferdinand Eberstadt (1890-1969) was a prominent Wall Street investment banker who also served in several government post...

Stratemeyer, George E., 1890-1969

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George Edward Stratemeyer (b. 1890, Cincinnati, Ohio-d. Aug. 11, 1969), U.S. Air Force officer, graduated from West Point in 1915, completed pilot training, then transferred to the Air Corps in 1920. After serving in Hawaii, he became an instructor in tactics at West Point and later, an instructor at the Command and General Staff School. During World War II, he was commanding general, India-Burma Sector, and air adviser to the commanding general of the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations. He...

Fall, Bernard B., 1926-1967

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Epithet: American writer on Vietnam British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000228 Bernard B. Fall (1926-1967), historian and war correspondent, was born in Vienna, Austria. He grew up in southern France, losing both parents in World War II. Fall joined the resistance as a teenager and transferred to the regular army and fought with the Allies in the liberation of France and the drive into Germany. He worked b...

Reston, James Barrett, 1909-

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Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993

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John Bowden Connally Jr. (February 27, 1917 – June 15, 1993) was an American politician. He served as the 39th Governor of Texas and as the 61st United States Secretary of the Treasury. He began his career as a Democrat and later became a Republican in 1973. Born in Floresville, Texas, Connally pursued a legal career after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin. During World War II, he served on the staff of James Forrestal and Dwight D. Eisenhower before transferring to the Asiati...

Sandoz, Mari, 1896-1966

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author on pioneer Nebraska and the West. From the description of Papers, 1954-1969. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 16577314 Novelist and historian of Nebraska and the Great Plains. From the description of Papers, 1864-1976 (bulk 1931-1966). (University of Nebraska - Lincoln). WorldCat record id: 32074871 Award winning author and historian Mari Sandoz (1896-1966) was born on the Mirage Flats south of Hay Springs, Nebra...

Byrd, Richard Evelyn Jr., 1888-1957

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Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd Jr. (October 25, 1888 – March 11, 1957) was an American naval officer and explorer. He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the highest honor for valor given by the United States, and was a pioneering American aviator, polar explorer, and organizer of polar logistics. Aircraft flights in which he served as a navigator and expedition leader crossed the Atlantic Ocean, a segment of the Arctic Ocean, and a segment of the Antarctic Plateau. Byrd claimed that his ex...

Gates, Thomas Sovereign, 1906-

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Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986

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United States ambassador to India, 1951-1953 and 1963-1969. From the description of The Indo-American development program : the problems and opportunities : mimeograph, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867525 Chester Bowles was born on April 5, 1901, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale University in 1924 (B.S.) and established the advertising firm of Benton and Bowles, with William Benton, in 1929. Bowles served in the Office of Price Administration ...

Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of James William Fulbright : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743979 From the description of Reminiscences of James William Fulbright : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743991 Epithet: Senator Chairman United States Senate Committee for Foreign Relations British Library Archives and Manuscripts C...

Gilpatric, Roswell Leavitt, 1906-

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Holifield, Chet 1903-

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Chester Earl Holifield was born in Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky, December 3, 1903; moved with his family to Springdale, Arkansas in 1912; attended the public schools; moved to Montebello, California in 1920 and engaged in the manufacture and selling of men's apparel, 1920-1943; chairman of the Los Angeles County Democratic Central committee of the Fifty-first District 1934-1938; chairman of the California State Central committee of the Twelfth Congressional District 1938-1940; delegate to e...

Lewis, Hobart.

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Hensel, H. Struve (Herman Struve), 1901-1991

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Bernays, Edward L., 1891-

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Douglas, Paul, 1892-1976

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Howard Douglas : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309732848 From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Howard Douglas : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527416 U.S. Senator (Democrat, Illinois). From the description of Paul H. Douglas papers, 1932-1971. (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat ...

McNamara, Robert S., 1916-2009

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U.S. secretary of defense, president of World Bank, and corporate executive. Full name: Robert Strange McNamara. From the description of Robert S. McNamara papers, 1934-2009 (bulk 1968-2005). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132706 Robert Strange McNamara (b. 1916) was a business executive and Secretary of Defense during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. During World War II he worked on the deployment of the B-29 bomber, and served in the Army Air Forces in India, Chi...

Westmoreland, William Childs, 1914-2005

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U.S. military leader during the Vietnam War. From the description of William C. Westmoreland oral history interview : Tape and transcript, 1982 February 11 [sound recording] / conducted by Ron Priddis and Scott Faulring. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122479992 William Childs Westmoreland (1914-2005) was commander of all American forces in the Vietnam War, in his role as Commander of the U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, 1964 to 1968. He was Chief of Staff of the U....

Markel, Lester, 1894-

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Editor, journalist; lecturer d. 1977. From the description of Reminiscences of Lester Markel : lecture, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569687 ...

Denfeld, Louis E. (Louis Emil), 1891-1972

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Louis Emil Denfeld (1891-1972) was a naval officer, and Chief of Naval Operations from December 15, 1947 to November 2, 1949. From the description of Denfeld, Louis E. (Louis Emil), 1891-1972 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10575632 Admiral Louis E. Denfeld (1891-1972) held a number of important commands and posts, including Chief of Naval Personnel (1945-1947), Commander in Chief Pacific and Pacific Fleet (1947) and Chief of Naval Operations (1947...

Smith, Truman, 1893-1970

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Truman Smith (1893-1970) served in the U.S. Army from 1916 to 1948. He was a military attaché in Berlin, Germany, from 1935 to 1939. He was a German specialist for the Military Intelligence Division of the U.S. Army, and personal adviser to General George C. Marshal during his army career. From 1947 to 1949, Smith was an advisor to the Eberstadt (Armed Forces) Committee, First Hoover Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch. From the description of Smith, Truman, 1893-1970 ...

Quesada, Elwood R. (Elwood Richard), 1904-

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Air Force officer and public official. Died 1993. From the description of Elwood R. Quesada papers, 1927-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981921 Elwood R. Quesada was born on April 13, 1904 in Washington, D.C. He attended the University of Maryland and Georgetown University. He was commissioned in the Air Reserve in 1925 and began active duty in 1927. Throughout his career he served in the following capacities: Aide-de-camp to Major General James E. Fechet, chief of th...

Sherrod, Robert Lee, 1909-1994

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Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Lee Sherrod : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528205 Robert Lee Sherrod (1909-1994) was an American war correspondent, editor, and author. Born on February 8, 1909 in Thomas County, Georgia, he graduated from the University of Georgia in 1929 and began his newspaper career (1929-1935) as a reporter for various newspapers in the south. From 1935-1...

Eaker, Ira Clarence, 1896-

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Pace, Frank, 1912-

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Liddell Hart, Basil Henry, sir, 1895-1970

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English military correspondent and author of many works on military tactics, defense, and history. From the description of Photographs of Sir Basil Liddell Hart, 1962 and 1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462018941 ...

Ogburn, Charlton, 1882-1962

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Catledge, Turner, 1901-1983

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Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Turner Catledge : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122343086 ...

Puleston, William Dilworth

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Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979

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James T. Farrell (1904-1979) was an Irish-American novelist, short story writer, journalist, travel writer, poet, and literary critic. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, he attended the University of Chicago and published his first short story in 1929. He is best known for his Studs Lonigan trilogy and for his A note on Literary Criticism, in which he described two types of the American Marxist character. From the guide to the James T. Farrell Collection, 1953-1961, (Special Colle...

Strauss, Lewis L.

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Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss (1896-1974) was secretary to Herbert Hoover during World War I, 1917 to 1919. He was first a member of the Atomic Energy Commission from 1946 to 1950, then served as its Chairman from 1953 to 1958. In 1953, Strauss served as Special Assistant to the President on Atomic Energy, 1953, then as Secretary of Commerce (unconfirmed) from 1958 to 1959. From the description of Strauss, Lewis L. (Lewis Lichtenstein), 1896-1974 (U.S. National Archives and Records Admi...

Grenfell Labrador Medical Mission. History.

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Burke, Arleigh Albert, 1901-

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Dryfoos, Orvil E. (Orvil Eugene), 1912-1963

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Crittenberger, Willis Dale, 1890-1980

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Willis Dale Crittenberger (1890-1980) was born in Anderson, Indiana. After graduating from West Point in 1913, he commissioned in the cavalry. He graduated from Command and General Staff School in 1925 and the Army War College in 1930. He made brigadier general in July 1941 and major general in February 1942. During World War II, he was commanding general of the I Armored Corps, II Armored Corps, and VI Corps, between 1942 and 1945. He advanced to lieutenant general in June 1945. He served as co...

Taylor, Maxwell D. (Maxwell Davenport), 1901-1987

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Maxwell Davenport Taylor (August 26, 1901 – April 19, 1987) was a senior United States Army officer and diplomat of the mid-20th century.[1] He served with distinction in World War II, most notably as commander of the 101st Airborne Division, nicknamed "The Screaming Eagles." After the war, he served as the fifth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, having been appointed by President John F. Kennedy. He is the father of biographer and historian John Maxwell Taylor and of military historian ...

Hartley, Livingston, 1900-

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Salinger, Pierre.

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Wheeler, Earl Gilmore, 1908-

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Johnson, Louis Arthur, 1891-1966

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Louis Arthur Johnson (January 10, 1891 – April 24, 1966) was an American politician and attorney who served as the second United States Secretary of Defense from 1949 to 1950. He was the Assistant Secretary of War from 1937 to 1940 and the 15th national commander of the American Legion from 1932 to 1933. Born in Roanoke, Virginia, Johnson earned a law degree from the University of Virginia. After graduation he practiced law in Clarksburg, West Virginia; his firm, Steptoe and Johnson, eventual...

Clark, Joseph S.

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Joseph Sill Clark was a Democratic reform politician from Philadelphia. Early in his career he served as Campaign Manager for Richardson Dillworth's mayoral campaign, 1947, and as Philadelphia City Controller, 1950-1951. He served as Mayor of Philadelphia, 1951-1956, and from 1957-1968 he was a United States Senator from Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers, 1947-1968 (inclusive), 1956-1968 (bulk). (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122624830 ...

Mansfield, Michael Joseph "Mike", 1903-2001

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Mike Mansfield Quiet Leadership in Troubled Times On March 24, 1998, Mike Mansfield returned to the Senate to deliver the first Leader's Lecture in the Old Senate Chamber, which had been restored during his long tenure as Senate majority leader. Many of the senators who attended had not served with Mansfield. He was 95 years old, but stood straight and spoke forthrightly. In reflecting on Senate leadership, he chose to deliver a speech that he had planned to give on November 22, 1963, but ...

Sikorsky, Igor I.

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Salisbury, Harrison E. (Harrison Evans), 1908-1993

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Epithet: Associate Editor `The New York Times' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x00005b The American journalist Harrison E. Salisbury (1908-1993) was well-known for his reporting and books on the Soviet Union. A distinguished correspondent and editor for the New York Times, he was the first American reporter to visit Hanoi during the Vietnam War. After editing the campus daily at the University of Minnes...

Sebald, William.

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Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-1984

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Alfred A. Knopf and his wife, Blanche Knopf. From the description of Letters, 1928-1944, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155870929 Publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of Alfred A. Knopf : oral history, 1961. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743309 American publisher. From the description of Typed letters signed (1...

Alden, John Doughty, 1921-....

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Commander, U.S. Navy. Commander John Alden, author of The Fleet Submarine in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Submarine Attacks During World War II, served on fleet submarines during his naval career. From the description of Papers, 1973-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 49717110 ...

Hurley, Patrick J. (Patrick Jay), 1883-1963

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Nickerson, Hoffman

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Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970

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Clergyman and pacifist; died 1970. From the description of Frederick Joseph Libby papers, 1846-1973 (bulk 1890-1970). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982364 Biographical Note 1874, Nov. 24 Born, Richmond, Maine 1894 Bachelor of arts, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine ...

Council on foreign relations

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Norstad, Lauris, 1907-1988

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General Lauris Norstad (1907-1988) was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and grew up in Red Wing, Minnesota where he attended high school. After developing an interest in military service, Norstad secured an appointment to the United States Military Academy where he graduated in 1930 with a commission as a second lieutenant of cavalry. In 1931 Norstad transferred to the Air Corps, thus beginning his long career as an air force officer. During the 1930s Norstad served as Commander of the 18th Pursu...

Fischer, Louis, 1896-1970

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Louis Fischer (1896-1970) was an American teacher, lecturer, foreign correspondent, and writer. An expert on the Soviet Union, he wrote a biography of Lenin as well as one of Mahatama Gandhi. From the guide to the Louis Fischer papers, ca. 1909-1950, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Journalist; author and editor of numerous articles and books about the Soviet Union published from 1917-1969: Four of his books are: Gandhi and Stalin, Men and Po...

Baldwin, Oliver P., 1850-1932.

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Klein, Julius, 1886-1961

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Biographical Note 1921 1929 Director, Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce 1929 1933 Under Secretary of Commerce From the guide to the Julius Klein Papers, 1...

Stallings, Laurence, 1894-1968

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American journalist, critic, writer, and playwright. From the description of Papers of Laurence Stallings [manuscript], 1927-1928. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814585 ...