Merrill D. Peterson papers [manuscript], 1979-2008.


Peterson, Merrill D. Merrill D. Peterson papers [manuscript], 1979-2008.

Merrill D. Peterson papers [manuscript], 1979-2008.

The papers contain drafts of articles and research material pertinent to Thomas Jefferson, Joseph Pennell, Oswald Garrison Villard,and the Armenian genocide. The collection also contains Peterson's Armenian Peace Corps diary, 1977, travel diaries, and miscellaneous award and degree certificates. Collection also include two disks and three videotapes pertinent to Peterson's book "Starving Armenians" : America and the Armenian Genocide, 1915-1930 and after" including "Enemy of the People; Armenians look back at the Stalin terror," Credo." Tere are also videotapes of an Appearance on Booknotes, 1994 June 24, to discuss his book "Lincoln in American Memory" and of two worldnet broadcasts May 25 and September 9, 1993, to discuss "Thomas Jefferson at 250," one from Australia, Indonesia, and Thailand and one from Bangladesh"

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