James William Fesler papers 1918-1991


James William Fesler papers, 1918-1991

James William Fesler papers 1918-1991

The papers consist of correspondence, writings, reports, memoranda, research material, clippings and photographs documenting the activities of James W. Fesler, as professor of political science at Yale University, as a participant in professional associations, and as a consultant on commissions appointed by the state of Connecticut, the United States government and the United Nations. His papers on the activities of the War Production Board (1941-1946) are particularly full and include correspondence, reports, charts and photographs.

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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...

Yale University press

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See "A Brief History of Yale University Press" by Robert Pranzatelli, adapted from A World of Letters by Nicholas A. Basbanes, available at <http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbooks/about.asp>. From the guide to the Yale University Press records, 1919-1964, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) I. THE FIRST HALF-CENTURY From its founding in 1908 by George Parmly Day, Yale University Press sought to acquire and publish important works of scholarship, issuin...

Stark, Harold R. (Harold Raynsford), 1880-1972

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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 ...

United Nations. Commissions.

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Davis, Donald Derby, 1888-1950.

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Gulick, Luther Halsey, 1865-1918

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Ngô, Đình Diệm, 1901-1963

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Hill, Arthur Cheney Clifton, 1903-

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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950

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Fesler, James W. (James William), 1911-2005

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Fesler earned his Harvard AM in 1933 and his PhD in 1935. From the description of Charles W. Eliot as an educational leader / [by] James W. Fesler. 1932. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228511529 James W. Fesler was assistant to the executive secretary, War Production Board from 1941-1943, and chief of the Policy Analysis and Records Branch from 1943-1945. He served as historian of the War Production Board from 1945-1946. From 1935-1951, Fesler taught political sci...

Batt, William Loren, 1885-1965

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William L. Batt (1885-1965) was the Vice Chairman of the War Production Board from 1941 to 1945 and Chief of the Economic Cooperation Administration Mission to Great Britain from 1950 to 1952. From the description of Batt, William Loren, 1885-1965 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10573846 Business executive and government executive. From the description of Papers, 1940-1964. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70959654 ...

Belsley, G. Lyle (Gilbert Lyle), 1905-

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Gilbert Lyle Belsley (b. 1905) was the Executive Secretary of the War Production Board from 1942 to 1945. From the description of Belsley, G. Lyle (Gilbert Lyle), 1905- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10626439 ...

Knudsen, William S., 1879-1948

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William Signius Knudsen (1879-1948) was born in Denmark on March 25, 1879. He apprenticed as a bicycle mechanic then held a variety of positions in the United States with Ford Motor Company and Chevrolet Motor Company. He served as vice president, then president of General Motors from 1933 to 1942. He received his appointment as lieutenant general on January 28, 1942, as director of production in the Office of the Under Secretary of war. He was director of Army Air Forces Materiel and Services f...

Morison, Samuel Eliot

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Morison graduated from Harvard in 1908 and taught American history at Harvard. From the description of Course material for History 161b, the discovery of America, 1940. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512193 Morison earned his Harvard AB in 1908, his Harvard AM in 1909, and his Harvard PhD in 1912. He taught history at Harvard. From the description of Notes in English 28, second half year, 1904-1905. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074686...

Maloney, Francis Thomas, 1894-1945

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Yust, Walter, b. 1894.

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Smith, Willis, 1887-1953

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Lawyer and U.S. Senator, 1950-1953, from Raleigh (Wake Co.), N.C. From the description of Papers, 1919-1954 and undated. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20315185 ...

Wilson, Charles Erwin, 1890-1961

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Yale University. Corporation.

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In the early 1900s, Anson Phelps Stokes, secretary, and George Parmly Day, treasurer, won Corporation approval for the preparation of a general architectural plan for Yale University. Mrs. Frances P. Garvan, a benefactor of Yale, secured and offered the services of architect John Russell Pope. Pope's plan served as the stimulus for the general plan of the University which was adopted in 1924, after study and revision by the Corporation's Committee on the Architectural Plan and James Gamble Roger...

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Durham, Carl, 1892-

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Symington, Stuart W., 1901-

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Stoke, Harold W. (Harold Walter), 1903-

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Graham, George A. (George Adams), 1904-2005

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Hechler, Ken, 1914-....

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Yale University. Dept. of Political Science.

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Nelson, Donald Marr, 1888-1959

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Donald Marr Nelson (1888-1959), executive vice-president of Sears-Roebuck; director of priorities of the United States Office of Production Management (1941-1942), chairman of the War Production Board (1942-1944), and president of the Society of Independent Motion Producers (1945-1947). From the description of Papers of Donald M. Nelson 1909-1956, (bulk ) 1930-1950. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 301351953 ...

Brownlow, Louis, 1879-1963

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Journalist and public administrator. Director of the Public Administration Clearing House and, earlier, president of the Board of Commissioners for the District of Columbia. From the description of Louis Brownlow speech, 1941 June 2. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 230814504 Louis Brownlow (1879-1963), journalist and political scientist, wrote The President and the Presidency in 1949, A Passion for Politics in 1955, A Passion for Anonymity in 1958, and Anat...

United States. War Production Board

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The War Resources Board was established August 9, 1939, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as a civilian advisory group to collaborate with the Joint Army and Navy Munitions Board in formulating economic mobilization policies. It was abolished November 24, 1939. The Advisory Commission to the World War I Council of National Defense was revived, May 29, 1940. Three of its functional divisions (Industrial Production, Industrial Materials, and Labor), responsible for the stockpiling and delivery o...

Krug, Julius A. (Julius Albert), 1907-1970

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Julius A. Krug (b. Nov. 23, 1907-d. Mar. 26, 1970), U.S. Navy veteran, served as Secretary of the Interior from 1946 to 1949. From the description of Krug, Julius A. (Julius Albert), 1907-1970 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10573193 Director, Office of War Utilities, 1943; acting chairman, War Production Board, 1944-45; Secretary of the Interior, 1946-49; also, United States coal mines administrator, 1946-47. Died in Knoxville, Tenn., March 26, 19...

Yale University. Faculty.

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