Armand Hammer papers, circa 1508-1989.

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Hammer, Armand, 1898-1990. Armand Hammer papers, circa 1508-1989.

Armand Hammer papers, circa 1508-1989.

Chiefly correspondence documenting Hammer's career as a citizen diplomat (particularly to the Soviet Union), humanitarian, and art collector gathered for an exhibition honoring him at the Library of Congress in 1989. Includes letters from I︠U︡.V. Andropov, Menachem Begin, Leonid Ilʹich Brezhnev, Jimmy Carter, K.U. Chernenko, Dwight D. Eisenhower, J. Paul Getty, Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev, Lady Bird Johnson, Lyndon B. Johnson, Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin, Richard M. Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Anwar Sadat, Jonas Salk, and Margaret Thatcher. Also included are a facsimile edition of the Codex Hammer (a notebook of Leonardo da Vinci) and a photograph album.

45 items.1 container plus 1 oversize.1.2 linear feet.

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