John B. Hutson papers, 1914-1962 1930-1951.
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John B. Hutson (1890-1964), a native of Murray, Ky., worked for the United States Department of Agriculture as an authority on agricultural marketing with a specialty in tobacco. He was a marketing specialist for the Foreign Agricultural Service, chief of the Tobacco Branch of the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, and president of the Commodity Credit Corporation. Hutson was appointed undersecretary of agriculture in 1945 and then became assistant secretary general of the United Nations, w...
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...
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, established by Andrew Carnegie in 1910, is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States. Carnegie selected 28 trustees who were leaders in American business and public life; among them were Harvard University president Charles W. Eliot; philanthropist Robert S. Brookings; former Ambassador to Great Britain Joseph H. Choate; former Secretary of Sta...