Papers of J. Rives Childs


Childs, J. Rives (James Rives), 1893-1987. Papers of J. Rives Childs 1973-1979

Papers of J. Rives Childs


Business and personal correspondence topics include Childs's scholarships at Randolph-Macon College, Casanova research and scholarship, travel (including a diary of a tourist trip to the Soviet Union, ca. 1977-1978), the Middle East, cryptography, American Relief Administration, the publication of "Vignettes or autobiographical fragments," and Alfred Lilienthal's book "Zionist connection." Also included are a 1978 convocation address delivered at Randolph-Macon ("A view of life") and a copy of the final report of the Radio Intelligence Section of the American Expeditonary Forces (AEF) General Staff. Clippings and sketches about Casanova and clippings and articles by or regarding Childs complete the collection.

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