John Franklin Carter papers, 1902-1979.


Carter, John Franklin, 1897-1967. John Franklin Carter papers, 1902-1979.

John Franklin Carter papers, 1902-1979.

The John Franklin Carter papers include correspondence, numerous manuscripts, books, some photographs and other biographical material. Most of this material relates to American political and diplomatic events from World War I through World War II. The correspondence and manuscript portions of this collection are extensive and they express Carter's expert opinions of his time.

10.3 cubic ft. (23 boxes)

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