Papers of Stringfellow Barr, 1927-1968.

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Barr, Stringfellow, 1897-1982. Papers of Stringfellow Barr, 1927-1968.

Papers of Stringfellow Barr, 1927-1968.

Papers contain research notes and drafts, correspondence, reviews, promotional material, royalty statements, etc. for "The will of Zeus" and "The mask of Jove," together with various articles, reviews, editorials. The collection also contains professional and personal correpondence of Barr. Topics include speaking engagements, conferences and lectures; United States foreign policy, especially the war in Viet Nam, the cold war and American socialists. Correspondents include Saul Alinsky, Jacques Barzun, William Benton, R.P. Blackmur, Sarah Patton Boyle, Crane Brinton, Alfred L. Bush, Cass Canfield, Norman Cousins, Jack Dalton, Colgate Darden, J. Frank Dobie, Paul H. Douglas, William O. Douglas, Leon Edel, Murrell Edmunds, Clifton Fadiman, Eric Goldman, Caroline Gordon, Ernest Gruening, Mary Francis Gyles, Moses Hadas, Edith Hamilton, Piet Hein, Christian Herter, J. Edgar Hoover, Richard J. Hughes, Robert Hutchins, Gerald Johnson, Alfred A. Knopf, Bernard Knox, Bill Leonard, and Sol Linowitz. Also Walter Lippmann, Jacques Maritain, Alexander Meiklejohn, Paul Mellon, Robert B. Meyner, John Morton, Lewis Mumford, A.J. Muste, John U. Nef, Whitney Oates, William S. Payley, Martin Paul, Henri Peyre, Gerard Piel, Charles O. Porter, Bernard Rosenberg, Lincoln Schuster, Eric Severeid, Harvey Shapiro, Howard K. Smith, Benjamin Spock, George Steiner, Adlai E. Stevenson, Harold Stauss, Robert Theobald, Norman Thomas, Paul Tillett, Irita Van Doren, Mark Van Doren, Mike Wallace, Franz E. Winkler and John Cook Wyllie.

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