Papers of the Williams family, 1884-1991.

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Papers of the Williams family, 1884-1991.

Papers of the Williams family consist primarily of the business, legal, and professional papers of Ambassador Murat W. Williams and Joan Cunningham Williams; and correspondence, ledgers, diaries, photographs and printed books and pamphlets of family members including Dr. Ennion G. Williams, Lewis Catlett Williams, John Langbourne Williams and John Skelton Williams. Topics in the correspondence include El Salvador, the Medical College of Virginia, World War II, the diplomatic service, and Virginia politics. Correspondents include Dr. Fabio Castillo, Douglas Southall Freeman, Walter La Feber, John B. Oakes, Josefina Tudelo, Robert E. Wilson, and Frank G. Wisner. Financial papers are primarily concerned with investments and an estate settlement. Files on El Salvador contain correspondence, clippings, articles, speeches and photographs as well as a copy of the typescript of Charles Clements' "Witness to War : An American Doctor in ElSalvador." Topical papers include files on Armistead Boothe; Eugene McCarthy's 1968 campaign in Virginia; Williams's 1970 Congressional race against J. Kenneth Robinson; a compilation of foreign affairs cliches; an oral history interview for the John F. Kennedy Library; speeches; retirement activities and interests including Edgewood, his Madison County, Va., farm; and two student papers on F. Palmer Weber and student life at the University of Virginia, 1934-1935. In addition the collection contains reel to reel audio recordings and a film for the congressional campaigns of Williams, 1970-1972. The bound volume series contains calendars, desk and pocket diaries of Williams; diaries of John L. Williams; diaries of Maria Skelton Williams; and an 1867-81 account book of an unidentified woman.

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Oakes, John B.,

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Wisner, Frank G.

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Wilson, R. E. (Robert E.), 1937-

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Robert E. Wilson was drafted into the United States (U.S.) Army from Buffalo, New York, in February 1951. He completed his basic training at Camp Chaffee, near Fort Smith, Arkansas. Wilson arrived in Japan in July 1951, and was assigned to the radio and teletype school at Eta Jima Specialty School near Kure, Japan. In December 1951, he was sent to Korea. Wilson was assigned to the Korean Military Advisory Group (KMAG), and served as a radio operator with Headquarters, 2nd Republic of Korea (ROK)...

Williams, Lewis Catlett, 1875-1959.

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Richmond, Va., lawyer and civic leader; member of the University of Virginia Board of Visitors, 1922-1946. From the description of Diary of Lewis Catlett Williams, 1929. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56994111 ...

Williams, John Skelton, 1865-1926

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Williams, John L. (John Langbourne), 1831-1915

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Freeman, Douglas Southall, 1886-1953

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Newspaper editor and historian. From the description of Letter to Charles Lee Lewis, 1943 August 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53180098 Freeman was a Richmond, Virginia journalist and historian who wrote the definitive biography of Robert E. Lee. From the description of Letters, 1934 July 14 and 1936 July 25 : to Miss Helen Webster. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 567435277 Editor of the Richomd News Leader. ...

Williams, Murat W. (Murat Willis), 1914-1994

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U.S. ambassador to El Salvador; state chairman: Virginians for McCarthy. From the description of Virginians for McCarthy papers [manuscript], 1968 January-November. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816539 Career Diplomat and Virginia politician, involved with: World War II Naval Service; Foreign Service Office; Ambassador to El Salvador; diplomatic career in Spain, Romania and Israel; Richmond Times-Dispatch; University of Virginia; Oxford University; Virgini...

LaFeber, Walter

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Professor of History, Cornell University. Walter LaFeber graduated from Hanover College in 1955, received a master's degree from Stanford University in 1956 and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1959. He came to Cornell in 1963 and is currently the Marie Underhill Noll Professor of American History. He specializes in American foreign policy. His major works include The New Empire: An Interpretation of American Expansion; America; Russia and the Cold War; and Th...

Williams, Maria Skelton Williams.

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Tudelo, Josefina,

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Clements, Charles.

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Williams, Joan Cunningham,

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Williams, Murat W. (Murat Willis), 1914-1994

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U.S. ambassador to El Salvador; state chairman: Virginians for McCarthy. From the description of Virginians for McCarthy papers [manuscript], 1968 January-November. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816539 Career Diplomat and Virginia politician, involved with: World War II Naval Service; Foreign Service Office; Ambassador to El Salvador; diplomatic career in Spain, Romania and Israel; Richmond Times-Dispatch; University of Virginia; Oxford University; Virgini...

Castillo, Fabio

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Williams, Ennion G. (Ennion Gifford), 1874-1931,

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