John Bartlow Martin papers, 1900-1986 (bulk 1939-1983).

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Martin, John Bartlow, 1915-1987. John Bartlow Martin papers, 1900-1986 (bulk 1939-1983).

John Bartlow Martin papers, 1900-1986 (bulk 1939-1983).

Correspondence, memoranda, diaries and diary notes (1936-1961), speeches, writings, drafts, notebooks, research files, political campaign files, family and estate papers, financial and legal papers, printed material, and photographs; the bulk of the collection is dated 1939-1983. Documents Martin's career as a free-lance journalist specializing in crime stories and in articles (many later expanded and published as books) on social problems such as labor and prison reform, racial segregation, juvenile delinquency, and mental illness; his role as an advance man, speechwriter, and adviser to Democratic presidential candidates from 1952-1972, especially Adlai E. Stevenson II; and his appointment by John F. Kennedy and subsequent service as ambassador to the Dominican Republic. Includes research files for Martin's two-volume biography, The Life of Adlai Stevenson (1976-1977) and for the memoir of his experiences in the Dominican Republic, Overtaken by Events (1966). Also of note is Martin's draft of Newton N. Minow's "vast wasteland" speech (1961). Correspondents include Edward L. Bernays, Clark M. Clifford, William O. Douglas, Harold Ober Associates, Marshall M. Holeb, John Houseman, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, Harry Keller, Edward Moore Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Alfred A. Knopf, Eric Larrabee, Martin Lubow, Hugo Melvoin, Newton N. Minow, Bill D. Moyers, Francis S. Nipp, Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr., Adlai E. Stevenson II, Adlai E. Stevenson III, Robert W. Tufts, and John D. Voelker.

150,000 items.445 containers plus 1 classified and 8 oversize.180.4 linear feet.

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