Papers, 1809-1987, 1942-1985.


Papers, 1809-1987, 1942-1985.

Correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, writings, tape recordings, oral history transcripts, printed materials, honorary medals, plaques, and gifts collected or created by Mr. and Mrs. William E. Stevenson during their youth (1917-25); during their Red Cross service overseas (1942-45); at Oberlin College during Stevenson's presidency (1946- 59); in the Philippines during Stevenson's tour as Ambassador; at the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Study (1967-70); and in retirement (1970-87).

18.6 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 7140211

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