Dorothy Thompson Papers 1914-1961 1940-1961

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Dorothy Thompson Papers, 1914-1961, 1940-1961

Dorothy Thompson Papers 1914-1961 1940-1961

Papers of the American broadcast and print journalist. Correspondence, incoming and outgoing (1918-1961); financial and legal materials, correspondence, manuscripts, and clippings relating to Josef Bard, Sinclair Lewis, and Maxim Kopf as well as Thompson's son, Michael Lewis and other family members; diaries, and appointment books (1928-1960); financial and legal material; photographs; memorabilia and articles about Dorothy Thompson. Also includes typescript and published versions of her "On the Record" column, and typescripts of various articles, speeches, and radio scripts. Correspondents include authors (John Gunther, Wallace Irwin, Alfred M. Lilienthal, Edgar A. Mowrer, Vincent Sheean, Johannes Urzidil), literary figures (Jean Cocteau, Rose Wilder Lane, Thomas Mann, Rebecca West), politicians and statesmen (Bernard M. Baruch, Winston Churchill, Ely Culbertson, Ralph E. Flanders, Felix Frankfurter, Charles de Gaulle, Cordell Hull, Clare Boothe Luce, Jan Masaryk, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman).

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