Papers of Francis William Herron, 1938-1978.


Papers of Francis William Herron, 1938-1978.

The papers of Francis William Herron relate to his foreign service assignments in Latin America. Subject files include topics ranging from the politics of Venezuela to the oil industry throughout Latin America. There are also speeches and articles by Herron and correspondence with letters from Bob Woodward.

1.5 linear ft., (3 boxes)

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Herron, Francis William, 1913-1978. (person)

U.S. Foreign Service Officer. From the description of Papers of Francis William Herron, 1938-1978. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148793493 ...

Woodward, Bob, 1943-.... (person)

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