Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer Papers 1898-1978 (bulk 1933-1975)

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Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer Papers, 1898-1978, (bulk 1933-1975)

Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer Papers 1898-1978 (bulk 1933-1975)

Edgar Ansel Mowrer, journalist, and Lilian Thomson, author, married 1916. Correspondence, manuscripts of speeches and writings, lectures, subject files, and other papers documenting the Mowrers' careers as authors and lecturers on foreign affairs, particularly on the diplomacy of France, Germany, Italy, and the United States.

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