Papers, 1936-1979


Papers, 1936-1979

Papers, 1936-1979

The materials in this collection relate to Sohn’s career as a teacher and his other activities in the field of international law.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (corporateBody)

The Department of General Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) did not officially exist until 1882. Courses in general studies were offered as early as 1865, when the MIT Catalog offered a curriculum option called the Course in Science and Literature. At that time, all regular MIT students were required to take “general studies” classes from the Course in Science and Literature, in addition to English, history, and modern languages. In 1882 the Course in Scienc...

Organization of American States (corporateBody)

Committee for the Study of Mankind. (corporateBody)

Sohn, Louis B. (person)

Louis Bruno Sohn, 1914- law professor, international mediator, legal scholar. LL.M. and ScM., John Casimir U., Lwʹow, Poland, 1935. LL.M, Harv. U., 1940; S.J.D., 1958. U.S. citizen, 1943. Research and teaching, Harv. L.S. from 1946. Bemis Prof. of International Law from 1961. Consultant, U.N. Secretariat, 1948, 1969. Counselor International Law, U.S. Dept. State, 1970-1971. Co-author (with G. Clark) World Peace Through World Law, 1958, 1966, and other books and articles . From the de...

Massachusetts Institute of Technology project (corporateBody)

Harvard University (corporateBody)

The Committee on the Choice of Electives recommended in 1910 that in order to guarantee students' reading knowledge of French or German, every student must pass a special oral examination in either one of the two languages before admission to the junior class. The rule was revised in 1920. From the description of Oral examination papers in French and German, 1912-1913. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228513467 During World War II, Harvard University trained militar...

Cohen, Wilbur J. (Wilbur Joseph), 1913-1987 (person)

Wilbur J. Cohen was Director of the Research and Statistics Bureau of the Wisconsin Health, Education and Welfare Department and the author of several texts on Social Security. From the guide to the Wilbur J. Cohen, Papers, 1937-1942, (Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Martin P. Catherwood Library, Cornell University.) Government official. From the description of Reminiscences of Wilbur Joseph Cohen : oral history, 1976. (Columbia Univ...

United World Federalists' United Nations Committee. (corporateBody)

U.C.L.A. Law School (corporateBody)

International Court (corporateBody)

American Law Institute (corporateBody)

The American Law Institute (ALI) was founded in 1923 in response to a perceived uncertainty and complexity in American law. Former Penn Law Dean William Draper Lewis was the Institute's first director, running the organization's operations out of his campus office. The ALI was conceived as a representative gathering of the American Bar (including Judges, Lawyers, and Law Professors) for the stated mission "to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to so...

Prof. Warren Seaver (person)

The Economic Community of West Africa (corporateBody)

International Bank (corporateBody)

Inter-American Bar Association (corporateBody)

Foundation Press. (corporateBody)

International Court of Justice. (corporateBody)

National Endowment for the Humanities (corporateBody)

World Federalist Educational Fund (corporateBody)

The Dublin Conference Group (corporateBody)

American society of international law (corporateBody)

Organization of the society first was suggested at the 11th annual Lake Mohonk Conference on International Arbitration, 1906. The first annual meeting was held in Washington in April, 1907. "The object of the Society is to foster the study of international law and promote the establishment of international relations on the basis of law and justice." From the description of Collection, 1906-1929, 1906-1914. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 26848634 ...

International Law Association. American Branch (corporateBody)

Inst. for International Order (corporateBody)

Reynolds Foundation. (corporateBody)

Johnson foundation Racine, Wis (corporateBody)

United Nations (corporateBody)

In 1945, four individuals who had worked on the Manhattan project-John L. Balderston, Jr., Dieter M. Gruen, W.J. McLean, and David B. Wehmeyer-formed a committee and wrote a letter to 154 public figures asking for their opinions about the possibility of the creation of a world government. Over the next year, as the various public figures responded to the letter, the responses were correlated into a report that was released in 1947. From the guide to the Balderston, John L., Jr. Colle...

Francesco Durante (person)

Harvard University's Program of Studies on Peace (corporateBody)

Human Rights Committees (corporateBody)

U.S. Arms Control and Disarm. Agency (corporateBody)

Post-War World Council (corporateBody)

Partan, Daniel G. (person)

U.S. Army War College (corporateBody)

Woodrow Wilson international center for scholars (corporateBody)

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (WWICS) was established by Act of Congress on October 24, 1968, to be a "living memorial expressing the ideals and concerns of Woodrow Wilson...symbolizing and strengthening the fruitful relations between the world of learning and the world of public affairs." The Center was placed within the Smithsonian Institution under the independent administration of a fifteen-member Board of Trustees appointed by the President, eight chosen ...

Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (corporateBody)

Canadian Bar Ass'n. (corporateBody)

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. (corporateBody)

The collection mainly contains post-1961 administrative files which the Center had microfilmed, then shipped to Princeton University, and which subsequently were transferred from Princeton University to UCSB in 1999. From the description of Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions / Princeton University Files, 1957-1969 (bulk dates 1962-1965) (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 216936155 History of the Center ...

Krishna Rao, K. (person)

Center for War/Peace Studies (corporateBody)

Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000 (person)

Alan Cranston, born June 19, 1914 in Palo Alto, Calif., was a four term Senator for California from 1969 to 1993. His son Robin Cranston was killed in a car accident in May 1980. Cranston died on Dec. 31, 2000. From the description of Alan Cranston letters : to Susan and Otto Meyer, 1980 May. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 56712942 Biographical Information Cranston, Alan, a Senator from Californ...

Mayers Fund, Inc. (corporateBody)

Charles F. Kettering Foundation (corporateBody)

American philanthropic foundation. From the description of Charles F. Kettering Foundation records, 1933-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872152 Biographical/Historical Note American philanthropic foundation. From the guide to the Charles F. Kettering Foundation records, 1933-1984, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...

Americans for Democratic Action (corporateBody)

Permanent Court of International Justice (corporateBody)

Subcommittee on International Organizations, U.S. House of Representatives (corporateBody)

The Johnson Foundation (corporateBody)

Ransom, William L. (William Lynn), 1883-1949 (person)

United Nations Association of Greater Boston. (corporateBody)


World Association of World Federalists (corporateBody)

World Committee for a World Constitutional Convention, Inc. (corporateBody)

Graduate School of Business, Columbia University (corporateBody)

Margaret E. Galey, Chairwoman (person)

World Without War Council (corporateBody)

Private nonprofit American organization to promote peace. From the description of World without War Council records, 1948-2008. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872100 World Without War Council; began in Northern California in 1958, when twelve national peace organizations cooperated in establishing Acts for Peace; founded by Robert Pickus, it developed in 1961 into Turn Toward Peace (TTP), a cooperative national effort of some 60 peace and liberal internationalist organiza...

International Labor Office (corporateBody)

Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl), 1897-1986 (person)

Judge, diplomat. From the description of Reminiscences of Philip Caryl Jessup : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419673 From the description of Reminiscences of Philip Caryl Jessup : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309739696 From the description of Reminiscences of Philip Caryl Jessup : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). Wor...

Mike Gravel (person)

World Brotherhood (corporateBody)

World Law Fund. (corporateBody)

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (corporateBody)

Center for Policy Research (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Federation of Amer. Scientists (corporateBody)

U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities (corporateBody)

Hanover College (corporateBody)

Committee on Legal Education (corporateBody)

Gilbert McAllister, Secretary-General. (person)

Internat'l Law Association (corporateBody)

Leo S. Bouchez (person)

Lachs, Manfred (person)

World Federalists Association (corporateBody)

Dr. Max Habicht (person)

Committee for World Development and World Disarmament (corporateBody)

Established in 1950 as a non-political, non-partisan, educational organization for the purposes of stimulating discussion and providing a forum for information about world disarmament and world economic development, serving as a clearinghouse for exchange of information and ideas about development and disarmanent; initiated by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom as a project of the Jane Addams Peace Association; headquartered in New York, N.Y.; ceased operations in 1970. ...

International Law Association. (corporateBody)

Golsong, Heribert (person)

U.S. Mission to the United Nations (corporateBody)


World Federalists (corporateBody)

Harvard Law School. (corporateBody)

Hudson Institute (corporateBody)

International Criminal Court (corporateBody)

Royalton College (corporateBody)

University of Chicago. (corporateBody)

Most of the records in the collection pertain to the $400,000 raised by the American Baptist Education Society in 1889-1890 in order to obtain a 600,000 grant from John D. Rockefeller for the creation of an endowment for the University of Chicago. The first volume in the inventory, Record of Pledges for the University of Chicago, contains an alphabetical numbered listing of subscribers, amounts pledged, and payments made through 1906. The subscription forms and letters (1:4-13) are numbered to c...

McClure, Wallace (person)

World Without War Council (corporateBody)

Private nonprofit American organization to promote peace. From the description of World without War Council records, 1948-2008. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872100 World Without War Council; began in Northern California in 1958, when twelve national peace organizations cooperated in establishing Acts for Peace; founded by Robert Pickus, it developed in 1961 into Turn Toward Peace (TTP), a cooperative national effort of some 60 peace and liberal internationalist organiza...

E. Chadbourn (person)

The Association of African States with the European Economic Community (corporateBody)

Roland L. Elliot, Director of Correspondence (person)

World Health Organization . Country Office in Pakistan (corporateBody)

Council on foreign relations (corporateBody)

Dimond, Mary Clark (person)

Cabot, Henry B. (Henry Bromfield), 1894- (person)

Commission to study the organization of peace (corporateBody)

The founding of this organization was sponsored by the American Association of University Women, the American Union for Concerted Peace Efforts, the Church Peace Union, the League of Nations Association and the World Citizens Association. It studied the fundamental bases of lasting peace from political, economic, and social angles. The Commission became a research affiliate of the American Assoiciation for the United Nations after its founding in 1945. From the description of Collect...

Stanley foundation (corporateBody)

Stanley Foundation; founded 1956 by Max and Elizabeth Stanley; policy conference work began in 1960; based in Muscatine, Iowa; focused on promoting and building support for principled multilaterialism in addressing international issues; many programs are related to the United Nations. From the description of Collection, 1960- (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 70551702 ...

Advisory Board. (corporateBody)

Committee on Human Rights (corporateBody)

Powell, Thomas Reed (person)

Oceana Publications, inc. (corporateBody)

Working Group on Human Rights (corporateBody)

American bar association (corporateBody)

BIOGHIST REQUIRED In 1971 the American Bar Association formed a committee to prepare a study "...on the respective powers under the Constitution of the President and of the Congress to enter into and conduct war." The committee was chaired by Lyman M. Tondel, Jr. and the project was funded by the Association's Fund for Public Education which in turn contracted with Columbia University to carry out the study. The staff included Abraham D. Sofaer, Project Director and Adjunct Professor of Law at C...

Organization of African Unity (AOU) (corporateBody)

Sutherland, Arthur E. (Arthur Eugene) (person)

Sutherland was a delegate from Monroe County, New York, and a member of the Judiciary Committee. From the description of Arthur E. Sutherland papers, 1938. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937925 Sutherland (1902-1973) graduated from Harvard in 1925 and taught law at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Arthur Eugene Sutherland, 1954-1958 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973195 ...

University of California at Los Angeles. (corporateBody)

Emmanuel College (University of Cambridge) (corporateBody)

World Court (corporateBody)

Council on World Tensions (corporateBody)

New Hampshire Council on World Affairs (corporateBody)

Federation of American Scientists (corporateBody)

The Federation of American Scientists, a federation of seven associations of scientists and engineers, was organized in 1946 for the purpose of promoting world peace, international control of atomic energy, and the proper use of science for general welfare. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., FAS sought to influence government policy and educate the public concerning the social implications of new knowledge in science. From the description of Records, 1945-1970 (inclusive). (Universit...

Boston Bar Ass'n (corporateBody)

Charles Rhyne (person)

Christopher Reynolds Foundation (corporateBody)

Council of Europe (corporateBody)

"Founded in 1949, the Council of Europe seeks to develop throughout Europe common and democratic principles based on the European Convention on Human Rights and other reference texts on the protection of individuals." [from the Council's website, ] From the guide to the Council of Europe Adult Education Collection, 1966-1974, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Erwin N. Griswold's (person)

International Studies Association. (corporateBody)

Institute for Defense Analyses (corporateBody)

The simulation of this tank-on-tank engagement from the 1991 war against Iraq was run by the Institute for Defense Analyses and DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency). The product was a learning tool for current and future soldier training, as well as historical analysis. It became a model for further work in the same genre. From the description of The Battle of 73 Easting, Gulf War : papers concerning the simulation project, 1991-1993. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 7...

Arden House (corporateBody)

World Association of Parliamentarians for World Government (corporateBody)

Charles F. Kettering Foundation (corporateBody)

American philanthropic foundation. From the description of Charles F. Kettering Foundation records, 1933-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872152 Biographical/Historical Note American philanthropic foundation. From the guide to the Charles F. Kettering Foundation records, 1933-1984, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...

World Law Centre at the University College (corporateBody)

Slick, Tom, 1916-1962 (person)

Council for the Study of Mankind (corporateBody)

World Federal Authority Committee (corporateBody)

Comm. on Human Rights (corporateBody)

Harvard University's Committee on International Studies. (corporateBody)

Clark, Grenville, 1882-1967 (person)

Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Grenville Clark : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131473 Clark was born in New York City in 1882. He received his A.B. degree from Harvard University in 1903 and his LL.B. degree from Harvard Law School in 1906. In 1906 he was admitted to the New York Bar, and in 1909 he opened a law practice in New York City with Elihu Root Jr. and Francis W. Bird. During 1...

General International Organization (GIO) (corporateBody)

Nat. Science Foundation (corporateBody)

United Nations association of the United States of America (corporateBody)

The United Nations Association of the United States was formed by the merging of the American Association for the United Nations and the U.S. Committee for the United Nations in May, 1964 (c.f. AAUN News, June 1964). UNA-USA is a non-governmental, politically independent, non-profit, private, national organization whose purpose is to increase public knowledge of global issues and to build public support for constructive United States policies in the UN. From the description of Collec...

The United Nations and the Human Environment (corporateBody)

University of Rhode Island (corporateBody)

The University of Rhode Island was chartered as the state's agricultural school in 1888. It became the Rhode Island College of Agricultural and Mechanic Arts in 1892 and the first class was graduated two years later. The name was changed in 1909 to Rhode Island State College and in 1951 the college became the University of Rhode Island. From the description of Miscellaneous archives, 1863-1969 1900-1950. (University of Rhode Island Library, Kingston). WorldCat record id: 46802187 ...

Grenville Clark Institute for World Law (corporateBody)

Department of State (corporateBody)

The African Development Bank (corporateBody)

Landis, James McCauley, 1899-1964 (person)

James McCauley Landis (1899-1964), lawyer and government official, was Special Assistant to the President on Regulatory Agencies during the Kennedy administration. From the description of Landis, James McCauley, 1899-1964 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581556 Lawyer, educator, consultant ? Dean, 1937-1946. Sec. 1934-1937; chm, 1935-1937. Member, Pres. Emergency Bd. on Nat. Ry. Strike, 1938. Special trial examiner for U.S. Dept. of Labor in Bridg...

International Civil Aviation Organization. (corporateBody)

World Law Information Center (corporateBody)

United States. Department of State (corporateBody)

At the Dept. of State, Blake was Assistant Chief of Special Projects Division, in 1946; and Leland King was the Acting Chief of the Foreign Buildings Operations, in 1949. Theodor Eberstaller was the brother of Richard Eberstaller, the husband of Alma Mahler's half-sister Maria; Richard and Maria Eberstaller were both deceased at this point. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1946-1949. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864672 Of...

Carnegie Endowment (corporateBody)

Honorary Legal Consultants of Ass'n. (corporateBody)


Naval War College (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Dean Rusk (person)

Law of the Sea Institute (corporateBody)

Ford foundation (corporateBody)

Philanthropic organization established in 1936 by Henry and Edsel Ford from profits of the Ford Motor Company. From the description of Grant files, [ca. 1936-1986]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155532303 ...

American academy of arts and sciences (corporateBody)

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences was chartered by the legislature of Massachusetts in 1780 and is the second oldest learned society in the U.S. Among its incorporators were James Bowdoin, John Adams, Samuel Adams, and John Hancock. Academy publications began with the first volume of its Memoirs in 1785, and from the first the Academy collected a library, which was augmented in 1791 by the donation of James Bowdoin's private collection of over 1200 volumes. Early papers presented before ...

Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 (person)

Lyndon Baines Johnson was born on August 27, 1908 at Stonewall, Texas. He was the first child of Sam Ealy Johnson, Jr., and Rebekah Baines Johnson, and had three sisters and a brother: Rebekah, Josefa, Sam Houston, and Lucia. In 1913, the Johnson family moved to nearby Johnson City, named for Lyndon''s forebears, and Lyndon entered first grade. On May 24, 1924 he graduated from Johnson City High School. He decided to forego higher education and moved to California with a few friends, where he pe...

World Parliament Association (corporateBody)

Fletcher School. (corporateBody)

International Peace Academy (corporateBody)

Inter-Governmental Maritime Consulatative Organization (corporateBody)

Institute for International order (corporateBody)

Committees on Development of International Law (corporateBody)

McVitty, Marion H. (person)

United States Commission for UNESCO (corporateBody)

League of Nations (corporateBody)

Grenville Clark Fund. (corporateBody)

Institute on Man and Science (corporateBody)

Corbett, Percy E., 1908- (person)

Roosevelt University (corporateBody)

Hunter college (corporateBody)

The Hunter College Dance Therapy Program was begun in 1971 with the support of the National Institute of Mental Health. Forming part of the Department of Health and Physical Education of Hunter College of the City University of New York it offered the first Master of Science degree in dance therapy in the United States. The program was developed by Claire Schmais, Elissa White, and Martha Davis. In 1982 a three-year dual degree program combining social work and dance therapy was started, grantin...

New York University (corporateBody)

The Class Collection documents selected student and alumni activities of New York University graduating classes from 1843-1966. Formal and informal gatherings were common, and were documented in detail by the participants. From the description of Class collection, 1843-1966. 1880-1900 (bulk). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477254465 New York University (formerly, University of the City of New York), is an academic institution and, as such, its faculty produces ar...

Institute for World Order (corporateBody)

James F. Green, Executive Director (person)

World Organization (corporateBody)

Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960 (person)

Epithet: Professor of International Law Harvard University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001137.0x000133 Law professor, judge, international mediator, legal scholar. Prof., U. of Mo. Law School, 1910-1919, Harvard L.S., 1919-1954. Attached to American Comm. to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1918-1919. Member, legal section of League of Nations Secretariat, 1922-1933. Appointed member, Permanent Court of Arbitration,...

Partan, Daniel G. (person)

Harvard University. Center for International Affairs. (corporateBody)

The Center for International Affairs was established in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in 1958. Its principal objectives are to promote an interest in international affairs at Harvard and to encourage basic research on major problems in the field of international affairs. From the description of Records of the Center for International Affairs, 1955-1975 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972560 The Center for International Affairs was established in t...

Humphrey, Hubert H. (person)

World Affairs Council (corporateBody)

United World Federalists (U.S.) (corporateBody)

The United World Federalists was a non-partisan, non-profit organization with members in forty-eight states. This organization was founded in Asheville, North Carolina on February 23, 1947 as the result of a merger of five existing world government groups: Americans United for World Government; World Federalists, U.S.A.; Student Federalists; Georgia World Citizens Committee; and the Massachusetts Committee for World Federation. The organization became World Federalists, ...

World Peace Council. (corporateBody)

The World Peace Council (WPC) is an international organization, representing over 100 countries, with headquarters in Athens, Greece since 2000 (formerly in Finland). The WPC was founded in 1948; Frederic Joliot-Curie was its first president. During the Cold War, the WPC tended to criticize western, especially American, armaments but refrained from equal criticism of the Soviet Union side. On its web site (as of March 2011) it is described as an "anti-imperialist, democratic, independent and non...

Strohl, Mitchell P. (person)

Foreign Claims Settlement Commission (corporateBody)

General International Organization (corporateBody)

Lawrence S. Mayers Fund, Inc. (corporateBody)

American Jewish Committee (corporateBody)

Founded in 1906 to safeguard the rights of Jews and to alleviate the consequences of persecution or disaster affecting them at home or abroad. ...

U.S. National Commission for UNESCO (corporateBody)

United Nations Association (corporateBody)

The United Nations Association came into being in 1948 with the help of money from the League of Nations Union which carried on as a parallel organisation. After the demises of the League of Nations Union the UNA took over many of its functions and staff. The UNA describes itself as a 'critical fan club of the United Nations' and has always reflected the concerns of the United Nations. It began by focussing on the issues of world peace and the danger of war through hunger and whilst...

Stowe, Vermont (person)

Dimond, Mary Clark (person)

World Peace through Law Center (corporateBody)

Am. Academy of Arts and Sciences. (corporateBody)

U.S. Department of State. (corporateBody)

United States. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (corporateBody)