Ethel Fogg and William Brooks Clift memorial collection 1769-1992

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Ethel Fogg and William Brooks Clift memorial collection, 1769-1992

Ethel Fogg and William Brooks Clift memorial collection 1769-1992

A collection assembled by John M. Whitcomb of the letters and other papers of European and American cultural and political figures from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries. With the collection is the correspondence (1948-1989) of John M. Whitcomb with writers, historians and political figures on subjects such as the Russian Revolution, Communism, the Sacco-Vanzetti case, Woodrow Wilson, and American foreign policy. Also included is biographical material relating to Ethel Fogg Blair and William Brooks Clift, parents of actor Montgomery Clift.

5.5 linear feet (9 boxes)

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