Papers of Joseph Buttinger, 1945-1979 (inclusive).


Papers of Joseph Buttinger, 1945-1979 (inclusive).

Contains personal papers of Buttinger, including correspondence, drafts of speeches and typescripts of position papers relating to Vietnam and to his activities with the International Rescue Committee. A significant portion of the papers are copies of outgoing letters to American political leaders expressing Buttinger's views on U.S. involvement in Vietnam. Also includes handwritten drafts of Buttinger's books; and copies of Buttinger's published articles on Vietnam, with related correspondence and published reviews of his books.

11 boxes.

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International Rescue Committee (corporateBody)

Private international organization for aid to refugees. From the description of International Rescue Committee records, 1933-2009. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754871906 ...

Buttinger, Joseph (person)

Buttinger was born in Austria in 1906, came to the U.S. in 1939, becoming a U.S. citizen in 1943. From 1934 to 1938 he served as Chairman of the Central Committee of the Austrian Social-Democratic underground movement. He served as European director of the International Rescue Committee (a private American refugee relief organization) from 1945 to 1947 and again after the Hungarian Revolution of 1956; and continued to be a member of the board. From 1957 to 1965 he was executive chairman of the A...

American Friends of Vietnam (corporateBody)