Curtis Putnam Nettels papers, 1917-1981.

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Nettels, Curtis Putnam, 1898-1981. Curtis Putnam Nettels papers, 1917-1981.

Curtis Putnam Nettels papers, 1917-1981.

Includes correspondence, clippings, congressional voting lists, articles, letters to editors, and other papers relating to political issues such as the Panama Canal treaties (February 1978-December 1979), the Taiwan treaty (1979), U.S. isolationism, foreign aid, the Marshall Plan, and other topics; book reviews; articles by Nettels; correspondence with politicians including Robert Dole, Samuel J. Ervin, Gerald R. Ford, William Loeb, George McGovern, Matthew F. McHugh, Edmund Muskie, William Proxmire, Margaret Chase Smith, and John Tunney; other correspondence files, including correspondence with Van Wyck Brooks; autobiographical sketch, "Boyhood Days in a Prairie Town: Memories of Life in Topeka, Kansas, 1905-1917"; statement by Nettels, "The Doctrine of Containment," and a revised edition of the statement; American history bibliography; and other papers of Curtis Putnam Nettels.

3 cubic ft.

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