Hanson Weightman Baldwin papers, 1900-1988 (inclusive).

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Baldwin, Hanson Weightman, 1903-1991. Hanson Weightman Baldwin papers, 1900-1988 (inclusive).

Hanson Weightman Baldwin papers, 1900-1988 (inclusive).

The papers consist of correspondence, writings, subject files, research materials, publicity for books, and other papers of Hanson W. Baldwin, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and military affairs reporter and editor for the New York Times from 1929-1968, and editor for Reader's Digest, 1968-1976. The papers relate to Baldwin's work and interests as a journalist and author and include correspondence with many high-ranking officers of the armed services, government officials, and writers and historians, as well as other members of the staff of the New York Times and Reader's Digest. Of particular interest are the subject files of printed materials and clippings which Baldwin collected and maintained for his own use. Included in these files are a number of important reports, transcriptions, and other items, some of which are not easily obtainable elsewhere.

99.5 linear ft. (173 boxes, 1 folio, 2 v.)

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Clark, Joseph S.

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Joseph Sill Clark was a Democratic reform politician from Philadelphia. Early in his career he served as Campaign Manager for Richardson Dillworth's mayoral campaign, 1947, and as Philadelphia City Controller, 1950-1951. He served as Mayor of Philadelphia, 1951-1956, and from 1957-1968 he was a United States Senator from Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers, 1947-1968 (inclusive), 1956-1968 (bulk). (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122624830 ...

Twining, Nathan F. (Nathan Farragut), 1897-1982

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Air Force officer. From the description of Reminiscences of Nathan Farragut Twining: oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419971 U.S. Army and Air Force officer; later, publishing company executive. From the description of Papers of Nathan F. Twining, 1924-1960 (bulk 1950-1960). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81804920 Nathan Twining's military career began in 1916 as a member of the Third Oregon Infant...

Sikorsky, Igor I.

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Ochs, Adolph S. (Adolph Simon), 1858-1935

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President of the New York Times. From the description of Letter, 1921 Sept. 12, New York, to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904887 Publisher and President of the New York Times Company, 1894-1935. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1880-1940] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155540212 Newspaper publisher, of New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1892-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960312 ...

Dryfoos, Orvil E. (Orvil Eugene), 1912-1963

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Markel, Lester, 1894-

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Editor, journalist; lecturer d. 1977. From the description of Reminiscences of Lester Markel : lecture, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569687 ...

Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970

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Clergyman and pacifist; died 1970. From the description of Frederick Joseph Libby papers, 1846-1973 (bulk 1890-1970). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982364 Biographical Note 1874, Nov. 24 Born, Richmond, Maine 1894 Bachelor of arts, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine ...

Norstad, Lauris, 1907-1988

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General Lauris Norstad (1907-1988) was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and grew up in Red Wing, Minnesota where he attended high school. After developing an interest in military service, Norstad secured an appointment to the United States Military Academy where he graduated in 1930 with a commission as a second lieutenant of cavalry. In 1931 Norstad transferred to the Air Corps, thus beginning his long career as an air force officer. During the 1930s Norstad served as Commander of the 18th Pursu...

Heinl, Robert Debs, 1916-1979

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Pace, Frank, Jr., 1912-1988

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Lawyer, government official, and corporation executive. From the description of Papers, 1946-1953. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70946860 ...

McNamara, Robert S., 1916-2009

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U.S. secretary of defense, president of World Bank, and corporate executive. Full name: Robert Strange McNamara. From the description of Robert S. McNamara papers, 1934-2009 (bulk 1968-2005). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132706 Robert Strange McNamara (b. 1916) was a business executive and Secretary of Defense during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. During World War II he worked on the deployment of the B-29 bomber, and served in the Army Air Forces in India, Chi...

Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971

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Richard B. Russell (1897-1971), lawyer and politician, born in Winder, Georgia. Served as State Representative (1921-1931), Georgia Governor (1931-1933), and U.S. Senator (1933-1971). From the description of Richard B. Russell Jr. MacArthur hearing files, 1951-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477265 Bill Westmoreland was a Clerk in the Superior Court of Gilmer County, Georgia. From the description of Bill Westmoreland letter from Richard B. Russell, 1965. (...

Stark, Harold R. (Harold Raynsford), 1880-1972

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Admiral, U.S. Navy. From the description of Papers, 1916-1970. (Navy Department Library, Naval History & Heritage Command). WorldCat record id: 57390526 Harold Raynsford Stark (1880-1972) was a naval officer, and Chief of Naval Operations from August 1, 1939 to March 2, 1942. From the description of Stark, Harold R. (Harold Raynsford), 1880-1972 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10570483 Epithet: US admiral Britis...

Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993

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John Bowden Connally, Jr. (b. Feb. 27, 1917–d. June 15, 1993), served as Governor of Texas, Secretary of the Navy under President John F. Kennedy, and as Secretary of the Treasury under President Richard M. Nixon. He was wounded while a passenger in the car in which President Kennedy was assassinated. From the description of Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569402 ...

Muste, A. J. (Abraham John), 1885-1967

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Clergyman, pacifist. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham John Muste : oral history, 1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309741542 From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham John Muste : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122681124 A.J. Muste (1885-1967). Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919. When he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrenc...

Williams, T. Harry (Thomas Harry), 1909-1979

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Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of T. Harry Williams : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122440853 From the description of Reminiscences of T. Harry Williams : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574197 A native of Wisconsin, T. Harry Williams began his teaching career at the University of Wisconsin in 1936, and continued at the Un...

Lewis, Hobart D. (Hobart Durbin), 1909-

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Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957

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Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd (b. October 25, 1888, Winchester, Virginia-d. March 11, 1957, Boston, Massachusetts) was a polar explorer and naval officer. He made a flight over the North Pole in 1926 and a flight over the South Pole in 1929. He led expeditions to the Antarctic in 1928-1930, 1933-1935, 1939-1940, 1946-1947, and 1955-1956. In 1939 he became commander of the United States Antarctic Service expedition to Antarctica....

Hilsman, Roger.

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Roger Hilsman (b. 1919), government official, was Director of Intelligence and Research at the Department of State from 1961 to 1963, and Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs from 1963 to 1964. From the description of Hilsman, Roger, 1919- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580326 ...

Wedemeyer, Albert C. (Albert Coady), 1896-1989

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Albert C. Wedemeyer (b.1897 d.1989) graduated United States Military Academy (1919); served in the 29th Infantry (1920-1922); the 31st Infantry, later 57th Infantry, Philippine Islands (1923-1925); 12th Infantry, (1925-1927); District of Washington (1927-1930); 15th Infantry, Tientsin, China (1931-1932); Intelligence Division, G-2 War Department General Staff (1936); 29th Infantry (1939); 94th Antitank Battalion (1940); Training Section, Office of the Chief of Infantry (1940-1941); Plans Divisio...

Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986

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United States ambassador to India, 1951-1953 and 1963-1969. From the description of The Indo-American development program : the problems and opportunities : mimeograph, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867525 Chester Bowles was born on April 5, 1901, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale University in 1924 (B.S.) and established the advertising firm of Benton and Bowles, with William Benton, in 1929. Bowles served in the Office of Price Administration ...

Gates, Thomas Sovereign, 1906-

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Sherrod, Robert Lee, 1909-1994

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Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Lee Sherrod : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528205 Robert Lee Sherrod (1909-1994) was an American war correspondent, editor, and author. Born on February 8, 1909 in Thomas County, Georgia, he graduated from the University of Georgia in 1929 and began his newspaper career (1929-1935) as a reporter for various newspapers in the south. From 1935-1...

Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966

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Chester W. Nimitz was born in 1885 in Fredericksburg, TX and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1905. He graduated from the Naval War College in 1923. He was CIC Pacific Fleet and CIC Pacific Ocean Areas during World War II. He served as CNO, 1945-1947 when he retired. From the description of Letter, February 11, 1946. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 748670653 Admiral Chester William Nimitz (1885-1966) was a career officer in the U.S. Navy. He was named Comman...

Hadas, Moses, 1900-1966

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Jay Professor of Greek at Columbia University. (Columbia University M.A., 1925; Ph.D., 1930). From the guide to the Moses Hadas Papers, [ca. 1930]-1966., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Moses Hadas, a classical scholar, was appointed a research analyst and liaison officer for the U.S. Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the forerunner of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). After British and Greek troops liberated the country fro...

Dupuy, Trevor N. (Trevor Nevitt), 1916-1995

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Morison, Samuel Eliot

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Morison graduated from Harvard in 1908 and taught American history at Harvard. From the description of Course material for History 161b, the discovery of America, 1940. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512193 Morison earned his Harvard AB in 1908, his Harvard AM in 1909, and his Harvard PhD in 1912. He taught history at Harvard. From the description of Notes in English 28, second half year, 1904-1905. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074686...

Craig, Malin, 1875-1945

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Malin Craig (1875-1945) was born in St. Joseph, Missouri. He commissioned in the infantry after graduating from West Point in 1898. He served in the Santiago campaign in the Spanish American War, the expedition to Peking in 1900, and the Philippines, from 1900 to 1904. He graduated from the Infantry and Cavalry School in 1905 and the Army War College in 1910. During World War I, he was chief of staff of the 41st Division, then I Corps at the Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel, and Meuse-Argonne offensives....

Hurley, Patrick J. (Patrick Jay), 1883-1963

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Fish, Hamilton, 1888-1946.

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Daniel, Elbert Clifton, 1912-

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Baldwin, Oliver P., 1850-1932.

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Radford, Arthur William

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Admiral, United States Navy; chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1953-1957. From the description of Arthur William Radford memoirs, 1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754871630 Arthur William Radford (1896-1973), naval officer, was born in Chicago, the son of John Arthur Radford, an electrical engineer, and Agnes Eliza Knight. Raised in Riverside, Ill., and Grinnell, Iowa, he entered the U.S. Naval Academy in 1912. After graduating in the upper third of his class in 1916, he ...

Liddell Hart, Basil Henry, sir, 1895-1970

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English military correspondent and author of many works on military tactics, defense, and history. From the description of Photographs of Sir Basil Liddell Hart, 1962 and 1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462018941 ...

Quesada, Elwood R. (Elwood Richard), 1904-

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Air Force officer and public official. Died 1993. From the description of Elwood R. Quesada papers, 1927-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981921 Elwood R. Quesada was born on April 13, 1904 in Washington, D.C. He attended the University of Maryland and Georgetown University. He was commissioned in the Air Reserve in 1925 and began active duty in 1927. Throughout his career he served in the following capacities: Aide-de-camp to Major General James E. Fechet, chief of th...

Puleston, W. D. (William Dilworth), 1881-

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William D. Puleston was a U.S. Naval officer. He served as Director of Naval Intelligence. From the description of Translation, [n.d.] (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17913509 William D. Puleston, naval officer, was born in 1881 and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1902. He graduated from the Naval War College in 1914. He died in Manchester, MA in 1968. From the description of Papers, 1929-1948. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 756758544 ...

Fall, Bernard B., 1926-1967

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Epithet: American writer on Vietnam British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000228 Bernard B. Fall (1926-1967), historian and war correspondent, was born in Vienna, Austria. He grew up in southern France, losing both parents in World War II. Fall joined the resistance as a teenager and transferred to the regular army and fought with the Allies in the liberation of France and the drive into Germany. He worked b...

Gruenther, Alfred M. (Alfred Maximilian), 1899-1983

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Alfred Maximilian Gruenther (1899-1983) was a military officer, educator, bridge expert, and author. Nicknamed "the Brain" by colleagues, Gruenther was respected worldwide for his extraordinary analytical and strategic skills as a staff officer and soldier-diplomat. Gruenther's career of nearly forty years in the U.S. Army reached a pinnacle in 1951, when he was named chief of staff at North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) headquarters and became, at fifty-three years of age, the youngest fo...

Eberstadt, Ferdinand

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Bernard Mannes Baruch was a financier and head of several war committees, including chairman of the War Industries Board, 1918-1919, and U.S. representative to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, 1946. From the guide to the Speech before the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, June 14, 1946, 1946, (American Philosophical Society) Ferdinand Eberstadt (1890-1969) was a prominent Wall Street investment banker who also served in several government post...

Catledge, Turner, 1901-1983

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Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Turner Catledge : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122343086 ...