Papers of Henry Brandon, 1939-1994.

ArchivalResource

Papers of Henry Brandon, 1939-1994.

Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, articles, books, reviews, speeches, reports, transcripts of interviews, reference files, notes, appointment books, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Brandon's career as chief American correspondent for the Sunday Times, London. Documents his coverage of major events and presidential administrations of the second half of the twentieth century, his interest in international relations, and his personal and official contacts with prominent American and world figures. Includes transcripts of interviews conducted by Brandon in the 1950s and 1960s and published in the Sunday Times and in his books, As We Are (1961) and Conversations with Henry Brandon (1966). Individuals represented include Dean Acheson, George Bush, Jimmy Carter, Gerald R. Ford, John F. Kennedy, Henry Kissinger, Walter Lippmann, Harold Macmillan, Margaret Mead, Arthur Miller, Marilyn Monroe, Richard M. Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Anwar Sadat, Margaret Thatcher, Edmund Wilson, and Frank Lloyd Wright. Also includes material concerning his work (1983-1993) as guest scholar at the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C., pertaining chiefly to the end of the Cold War and the future of relations between the United States and Europe.

20,400 items.75 containers plus 17 oversize plus 2 classified.32.2 linear feet.

Information

SNAC Resource ID: 8074752

Library of Congress

Related Entities

There are 20 Entities related to this resource.

Kissinger, Henry, 1923-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6g846g6 (person)

Henry Alfred Kissinger (born May 27, 1923) is an American diplomat and political scientist who served as the Secretary of State and National Security Advisor under the presidential administrations of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Born in Germany as Heinz Alfred Kissinger, he was a Jewish refugee who fled the Nazi regime with his family in 1938. He became National Security Advisor in 1969 and later Secretary of State in 1973. For his actions negotiating a ceasefire in Vietnam, Kissinger received...

Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6x45pvz (person)

Dean Acheson, U.S. Secretary of State, born Dean Gooderham Acheso, in Middletown, Connecticut, on April 11, 1893. After being educated at Yale University (1912-1915) and Harvard Law School (1915-18) he became private secretary to the Supreme Court Justice, Louis Brandeis from 1919 to 1921. A supporter of the Democratic Party, Acheson worked for a law firm in Washington, D.C., before President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed him Under Secretary of the Treasury in 1933. During World War II (1941),...

Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65c0t4w (person)

Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th president of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. A member of the Republican Party, Nixon previously served as the 36th vice president from 1953 to 1961, having risen to national prominence as a representative and senator from California. After five years in the White House that saw the conclusion to the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, détente with the Soviet Union and China, and the establishment of the Environm...

Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6f58d7q (person)

Architect, designer; Illinois, Wisconsin and Arizona. From the description of Frank Lloyd Wright textile design studies, [ca. 1955]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86122971 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) was an American Architect internationally recognized for his distinctive Prairie Style houses, innovative building design, Taliesin school and fellowships, and philosophy of "organic architecture." From the guide to the Frank Lloyd Wright Miscel...

Bush, George, 1924-2018

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60d5kpv (person)

George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018) was Vice President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 and the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1992. He was born on June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts, to Dorothy Walker Bush and Prescott Bush (who was a Republican Senator from Connecticut from 1952 to 1962). He graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts on his 18th birthday, June 12, 1942. That same day, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a Seaman 2nd Class. Receiving ...

Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jx94wt (person)

Gerald Rudolph Ford, the 38th President of the United States, was born Leslie Lynch King, Jr., the son of Leslie Lynch King and Dorothy Ayer Gardner King, on July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents separated two weeks after his birth, and his mother took him to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to live with her parents. On February 1, 1916, approximately two years after her divorce was final, Dorothy King married Gerald R. Ford, a Grand Rapids paint salesman. The Fords began calling her son Gerald ...

Brookings Institution.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dv5b1n (corporateBody)

Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xq7v1w (person)

American playwright and novelist. From the description of Collection, 1936-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363746 From the description of Manuscripts, 1952-1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122412075 From the description of Arthur Miller collection, 1936-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 66895316 Arthur Miller, playwright. From the description of The crucible : screen...

Thatcher, Margaret

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6s47341 (person)

British politician; prime minister, 1979-1990. From the description of Margaret Thatcher speech, 1993. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123379847 ...

Macmillan, Harold, 1894-1986

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6r89465 (person)

Biographical/Historical Note Prime minister of Great Britain, 1957-1963. From the guide to the Harold Macmillan speech, 1960, (Hoover Institution Archives) Prime minister of Great Britain, 1957-1963. From the description of Harold Macmillan speech, 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869741 Publisher and later British Prime Minister. From the description of Letter : London, to Ralph Ho...

Wilson, Edmund

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xp731f (person)

Edmund Wilson was an American novelist, poet, essayist, and literary critic. From the description of Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122596904 From the guide to the Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American author and critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed...

Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kw5d1c (person)

American anthropologist. From the description of Letter 1968 June 12. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 38156541 Anthropologist. From the description of Collection re Margaret Mead, 1978-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131863 Anthropologist, author, and educator. From the description of Margaret Mead papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996 (bulk 1911-1978). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068917 M...

Sadat, Anwar, 1918-1981

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60p0xhm (person)

Brandon, Henry, 1916-1993

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sr6xkm (person)

Journalist and author. Full name Oscar Henry Brandon; died 1993. From the description of Papers of Henry Brandon, 1939-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71072655 Epithet: writer on crime British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000567.0x0002d7 Biographical Note 1916, Mar. 9 Born Oscar H...

Reagan, Ronald, 1911-2004

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67b4tq9 (person)

Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was the 40th President of the United States and served two terms in office from 1981 to 1989. He was born on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois, the second son of Nelle Wilson and John Edward ("Jack") Reagan. His father nicknamed him "Dutch" as a baby. In 1920 the family resettled in Dixon, Illinois. In 1928 Reagan graduated from Dixon High School, where he had been student body president, an actor in school plays, and a student athlete. He partici...

Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6387zpq (person)

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Monroe, Marilyn, 1926-1962

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rf6f17 (person)

American movie actress. From the description of Check signed : New York, 1961 Feb. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914072 Epithet: film star British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x00024b ...

Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xp73wn (person)

American journalist and author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Washington, D.C., 23 September 1960, to Joan Peyser, 1960 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992594 Lippmann was an American journalist and author. From the description of Walter Lippmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612206746 From the guide to the Walter Lipmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982., (H...

Brandon, Henry, 1916-1993

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sr6xkm (person)

Journalist and author. Full name Oscar Henry Brandon; died 1993. From the description of Papers of Henry Brandon, 1939-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71072655 Epithet: writer on crime British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000567.0x0002d7 Biographical Note 1916, Mar. 9 Born Oscar H...

Carter, Jimmy, 1924-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ph2fr6 (person)

Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), thirty-ninth president of the United States, was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia, and grew up in the nearby community of Archery. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. In the Navy he became a ...