Papers, 1898-1967.

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Wiley, John C. (John Cooper), 1893-1967. Papers, 1898-1967.

Papers, 1898-1967.

Personal and official correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, reports, clippings, and printed materials, 1918-1954, relating to his duties as technical advisor to the American delegation to the World Economic Conference, counselor of U.S. Embassies in Moscow and Vienna, U.S. Minister to Estonia and Latvia, U.S. Ambassador to Colombia, Portugal, Iran, and Panama, and representative in lend-lease negotiations with the Soviet Union. General correspondence mostly personal in nature with some discussion of foreign service matters. Correspondents include William C. Bullitt, Herbert Feis, Paul L. Edwards, George F. Kennan, George S. Messersmith, Earl L. Packer, and Cornelia B. Pinchot. Wiley's articles, memoranda, and notes on State Dept. and foreign service reorganization, American foreign policy, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, France, and Latin America, 1928-1965.

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