Dean Gooderham Acheson papers 1898-1989

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Dean Gooderham Acheson papers, 1898-1989

Dean Gooderham Acheson papers 1898-1989

The papers include correspondence, writings, speeches, memoranda, and photographs, documenting Dean Acheson's life after leaving the U.S. State Department in 1953. Also documented is his work as a member of the Yale Corporation and his long friendship with Felix Frankfurter, Archibald MacLeish, and others. The correspondence and memoranda contain Acheson's views on many contemporary issues in American foreign policy such as Korea, the Middle East, NATO, Germany, the war in Vietnam, and Rhodesia and South Africa. The papers also include Acheson's later reflections on his years in public life and assessments of the U.S. government under the Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon administrations. Acheson's numerous correspondents include personal friends, American and foreign government officials, journalists, and a wide range of other persons in public life. The papers also include manuscripts, notes, and reviews for several of Acheson's books.

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North Atlantic Treaty Organization

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Kissinger, Henry, 1923-

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Henry Alfred Kissinger (born May 27, 1923) is an American diplomat and political scientist who served as the Secretary of State and National Security Advisor under the presidential administrations of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Born in Germany as Heinz Alfred Kissinger, he was a Jewish refugee who fled the Nazi regime with his family in 1938. He became National Security Advisor in 1969 and later Secretary of State in 1973. For his actions negotiating a ceasefire in Vietnam, Kissinger received...

Citizens' Committee for Peace and Freedom in Vietnam.

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United States. Department of the Treasury

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The Department of the Treasury was created by an act of Congress (1 Stat. 65), approved September 2, 1789. The orginal act established the Department to superintend the manage the National finances. This act charged the Secretary of the Treasury with the preparation of plans for the improvement and management of the revenue and the support of public credit. It further provided that the Secretary should prescribe the forms for keeping and rendering all manner of public accounts and for the ma...

Rostow, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1913-2002

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Eugene V. Rostow (1913-2002) graduated from Yale College in 1933 and Yale Law School in 1937. During his career, he served on the Law School faculty and as dean. Rostow also held various governmental positions including that of undersecretary for political affairs during the Lyndon Baines Johnson administration. He published widely in the fields of foreign relations and international security. From the description of Eugene Victor Rostow papers, 1931-1999 (inclusive). (Unknown). Worl...

Clifford, Clark M., 1906-1998

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Lawyer and cabinet officer. Full name: Clark McAdam Clifford. From the description of Clark M. Clifford papers, 1883-1999 (bulk 1946-1998). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979757 Clark M. Clifford was born on December 25, 1906, in Fort Scott, Kansas. He received his LL.B from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, in 1928. From 1928 to 1944 he worked as an attorney in St. Louis. He married Margery Pepperell Kimball on October 3, 1931. From 1944 to 1946 he served as an ...

Nitze, Paul H.

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Biographical Note 1907, Jan. 26 Born, Amherst, Mass. 1928 B.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. 1928 1929 Accountant, Container Corp. of America, Bridgeport, Conn. ...

Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Hubert H. Humphrey : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376713 From the description of Reminiscences of Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr. : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100450 Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr. (1911-1978) was a U.S. Senator and Vice President of the United States. He worked as a pharmacist in his fathe...

Morgenthau, Henry, 1891-1967

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Epithet: US banker and diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x000351 Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (1891-1967), neighbor and life-long friend of Franklin D. Roosevelt, served under Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt as Conservation Commissioner of the State of New York from 1929 to 1933. He was also Chairman of the Advisory Commission on Agriculture, and member of the Taconic State Park Commission. Under Pres...

Rostow, W. W. (Walt Whitman), 1916-2003

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Walt Whitman Rostow (b. 1916), economist, historian, and foreign service officer; Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (1966-1969). From the description of Oral history interview with Walt Rostow, 1985 Jan. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 45753036 From the description of Oral history interview with Walt Whitman Rostow, 1984-1989?. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 45753581 Walt Whitman Rostow (1916-2003), educator and government of...

Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)

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The Civilian Conservation Corps, a federal agency, was created as part of the New Deal in 1935. From the description of Civilian Conservation Corps photograph collection [graphic]. 1936. (Santa Fe Public Library). WorldCat record id: 38548415 On March 31, 1933, congress passed the Emergency Conservation Work Act, creating the Civilian Conservation Corps. On April 5, the president appointed Robert Fechner of Tennessee as Director of Emergency Conservation Work. Fechner, a vic...

Acheson, David C.

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Born on November 4, 1921, in Washington, D.C., David Campion Acheson is the son of former Secretary of State, the late Dean Acheson. The younger Acheson graduated from Yale College in 1942 and, after serving in the military during World War II, attended Harvard, from which he received an L.L.B. in 1948. Acheson has worked as an attorney, both in the public and private sectors, for much of his life. He has also served on many government committees and boards of directors. Additionally, Acheson au...

European Economic Community

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Coffin, Henry Sloane, 1877-1954

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Hiss, Alger.

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Alger Hiss was born in Baltimore in 1904, and graduated from Harvard Law School in 1929, where he was a protege of Felix Frankfurter. He worked in several departments of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 's New Deal administration before joining the Department of State in 1936. He accompanied Roosevelt to the conference at Yalta and served as the Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on International Organization in San Francisco in 1945. Hiss left the State Department in 19...

Shulman, Harry, 1903-1955

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Lawyer; born in Russia in 1903; came to the U.S., 1912; B.A., Brown, 1923; LL.B., Harvard Law School, 1926, S.J.D., 1927; in 1929 he left the practice of law in New York City to serve as law clerk to Justice Brandeis; in 1930 he came to Yale Law School as an instructor, and was subsequently made Assistant Professor of Law, 1931, Associate Professor, 1933, Professor. 1937, Lines Professor, 1939, and Sterling Professor, 1940; made Dean of Law School, 1954. From the description of Harry...

Ridgeway, Matthew B.

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Lovett, Robert A. (Robert Abercrombie), 1895-1986

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Robert Abercrombie Lovett was born in Huntsville, Texas, on September 14, 1895. After receiving a B.A. from Yale in 1918 and attending Harvard Law School and the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, Lovett became a partner in Brown Brothers, Harriman & Co. Aside from his periods of government service, Lovett was associated with Brown Brothers, Harriman & Co. for the remainder of his life. From 1941-1945, Lovett served as assistant secretary of war for air. During the Truma...