Smith Simpson papers, 1833-1991 (bulk 1925-1979).


Smith Simpson papers, 1833-1991 (bulk 1925-1979).

Correspondence, oral history interview, subject files, family papers, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Simpson's career as a diplomat and industrial relations specialist. Documents his work as a labor and industrial relations expert prior to World War II and to his postwar service as labor attaché in Belgium (1945-1948), Greece (1947-1949), and Mexico (1949-1953); deputy consul general in India (1952-1954); and consul general in Mozambique (1954-1957). Subjects include the American peace movement during the post-World War I period; the International Labour Organisation; communist penetration of trade unions in western and southern European countries following World War II; portrayal of labor in the American popular, official, industrial, and trade union press (1945-1954); conduct and history of diplomacy; recruitment and training of Foreign Service officers; and the Georgetown University Institute for the Study of Diplomacy. Family papers concern the genealogy of the Hendree, Simpson, Smith, and Tinsley families. Includes a letter (1865 January 16) describing the participation of the USS Wabash (Frigate) in the capture of Fort Fisher in North Carolina during the Civil War. Family correspondents include Simpson's parents, Edith Smith Simpson and Hendree P. Simpson. Other correspondents include Robert W. Bruère, Kenneth W. Colegrove, M.H. Hedges, Elmo Paul Hohman, Marcel J. Lemmers, Hugh Anderson Moran, Irene H. Moran, Jean Moran, James Thomson Shotwell, William L. Tayler, Florence Calvert Thorne, Oscar W. Underwood, Pierre Waelbroeck, Robert J. Watt, Richard Wilson, and John C. Winant.

5,000 items.16 containers.6.2 linear feet.


SNAC Resource ID: 8069310

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