Papers of Clare Boothe Luce, 1862-1988 (bulk 1930-1987).

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Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987. Papers of Clare Boothe Luce, 1862-1988 (bulk 1930-1987).

Papers of Clare Boothe Luce, 1862-1988 (bulk 1930-1987).

Correspondence (1914-1987) particularly relating to politics, religion, and literary and artistic endeavors; secretarial file (1933-1987); literary file (1919-1987) containing business records, articles, essays, reviews, commentaries, journals, notebooks, memoirs, novels, short stories, plays, non-ficition, pamphlets, and proposals, together with notes, drafts, fragments, and other writings; congressional and ambassadorial correspondence and subject files; Booth (Booth) and Luce family and personal papers; speech files; scrapbooks (141 v.); and other papers. The collection (dating chiefly from 1930 to 1987) documents Luce's multifaceted career as an editor at Vanity Fair, author of such Broadway hits as The Women (1936), Kiss the Boys Good-bye (1938), and Margin for Error (1939), advisor to Henry Robinson Luce on publishing matters at Time, Inc., supporter of Wendell Willkie in the 1940 presidential campaign and subsequent Republican Party activities, World War II correspondent for Life magazine, U.S. representative from Connecticut, syndicated newspaper columnist and contributor to McCall's magazine, U.S. ambassador to Italy, and member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (1972-1977; 1980-1986). Topics include diplomacy, intelligence service, international relations, national defense and security, public roles for women, and Luce's conversion to Roman Catholicism in 1946. Correspondents include Michael Barrie, Bernard M. Baruch, William Benton, William F. Buckley, Carlos Chávez, May-ling Soong Chiang, Clarita de Forceville, Gerald Heard, John F. Kennedy, Joseph P. Kennedy, Marjorie Wolfe Kittleman, John Davis Lodge, Joseph W. Martin, Ruth Morton, John Courtney Murray, Nesta Obermer, Elizabeth Cobb Chapman Rogers, Spyros Panagiotes Skouras, Fulton J. Sheen, Clarence K. Streit, Mark Sullivan, Arthur H. Vandenberg, R.G. Waldeck, George Waldo, Helen Wrigley, and Darryl Francis Zanuck.

460,000 items.796 containers plus 11 oversize plus 2 classified.319 linear feet.

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Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967

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Editor, publisher, and philanthropist. From the description of Henry Robinson Luce papers, 1917-1967 (bulk 1945-1967). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979868 Epithet: American publisher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000705.0x0000d4 Biographical Note 1898, Apr. 3 Born, Shantung Provi...

Lodge, John Davis, 1903-1985

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John Davis Lodge (1903- ): governor of Connecticut, 1951-1955. From the description of John Davis Lodge papers, 1950, [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702690871 American politician and diplomat; United States representative from Connecticut, 1947-1951; governor of Connecticut, 1951-1955; ambassador to Spain, 1955-1961, Argentina, 1969-1974, and Switzerland, 1983-1985. From the description of John Davis Lodge papers, 1889-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat recor...

Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951

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U.S. Senator from Michigan (1928-1951). From the description of Arthur H. Vandenberg papers, 1936-1941. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 620820101 Republican member of the U.S. Senate from Michigan, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and delegate to the United Nations Conference in San Francisco in 1945. From the description of Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg visual materials series [microform]. ca. 1896-1950. (University of Michigan). Wo...

Benton, William, 1900-1973

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Senator, publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of William Benton : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481066 From the description of Reminiscences of William Benton : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721364 Art collector, politician; Chicago, Ill. Publisher of ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, Vice-President of the University of...

Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987

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Journalist, dramatist, magazine editor, U.S. representative from Connecticut, and U.S. ambassador to Italy. Born Ann Clare Boothe; married George Tuttle Brokaw, 1923; divorced, 1929; married Henry Robinson Luce, 1935. From the description of Papers of Clare Boothe Luce, 1862-1988 (bulk 1930-1987). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132193 Government official; interviewee married Henry R. Luce; interviewee d. 1987. From the description of Reminiscences of Clare Boot...

Martin, Joseph W. (Joseph William), 1884-1968

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Sullivan, Mark, 1874-1952

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Journalist and author. From the description of Sullivan scrapbooks, 1940-1941. (Maryland Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70953441 From the description of Mark Sullivan papers, 1900-1935 (bulk 1919-1935). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80376365 American author and journalist. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : Washington, D.C., to Dr. Francis Harvey Green, 1920 Aug. 4 and 1933 May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875010 ...

Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979

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American location manager for Twentieth Century-Fox. From the description of Preservation photocopy of a telegram : Los Angeles, Calif., to John Steinbeck, 1949 Apr. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777685508 Epithet: of Twentieth-Century-Fox Film Corporation British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0001ac Screenplay writer, author, and motion picture director. From the guide ...

Barrie, Michael

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Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969

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Joseph P. Kennedy (1888-1969) was the father of President John F. Kennedy. During his career he was a banker, financier, and diplomat. From 1934 to 1937, he served as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and was the Chairman of the Maritime Commission in 1937. Kennedy served as Ambassador to Great Britain from 1938 to 1940. From the description of Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581186 ...

Chiang, May-ling Soong, 1897-2003

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United States. President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board

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Catholic Church

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During much of Doctor José Gaspar de Francia's dictatorship (1814-1840), Paraguay was without a bishop and the church was harrassed. From the description of Libro de providencias, ordenes, y autos : por Dn. Juan Antonio Riveras, cura rector de la parrequial de la Villeta : manuscript, 1804-1857. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612746619 An antiphonary is a book containing sacred vocal music, both the antiphons of the breviary, and the musical notes. An antiphon it...

Rogers, Elizabeth Cobb Chapman

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Time, inc.

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Roy E. Larsen, whose copies these dispatches were, was President of Time, Inc., 1939-1960 and Chairman of the Executive Commitee, 1960-1969. From the description of Dispatches from Time magazine correspondents: second series, 1956-1968. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79093630 Roy E. Larsen (1899-1979) was the circulation manager of Time Magazine at its foundation in 1922 and he became the chief business manager of the company under Henry R. Luce. He w...

United States. Congress. House

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U.S. House of Representatives is the lower house of Congress. From the guide to the Subscription lists, 1870, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

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The Republican Party is a national political party in the United States, and was founded in 1854. In the 1864 election, the party took the name National Union Party to allow the participation of Democrats. From the description of Republican Party tickets, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 496362231 From the guide to the Republican Party tickets, 1864, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965

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Baruch, a financier and public adviser, was a millionaire by the age of thirty thanks to his investments in the stock market. He put his wealth to use in politics and public affairs and became an adviser to Woodrow Wilson, who appointed him chairman of the War Industries Board and a member of the president's war council. After World War I, he took part in the postwar peace conference and later became an adviser to President Roosevelt on defense matters and industrial preparedness for war. After ...

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

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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...

Booth family.

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Sheen, Fulton J. (Fulton John), 1895-1979

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Waldo, George C. (George Curtis), 1888-1956

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George Curtis Waldo was a son of Josiah Crosby Waldo and Elmira Ruth Ballou. His mother was the daughter of Rev. Hosea Ballou, who was the great-uncle of Hosea Ballou 2d, the original president of Tufts College. George Curtis Waldo graduated from Tufts A1860 and G1860, then received an honorary degree in 1900. From the description of George Curtis Waldo, papers, 1851-1857. (Tufts University - Tisch Library). WorldCat record id: 773932497 ...

Luce family.

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Streit, Clarence K. (Clarence Kirshman), 1896-1986

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Author, editor, and journalist. From the description of Papers of Clarence K. Streit, 1838-1990 (bulk 1939-1986). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071998 From the description of Papers, 1910-1987 (bulk 1939-1977). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 28495262 American journalist and author. From the description of Letter to Mr. Williamson [manuscript], 1935 January 24. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976010 ...

Obermer, Nesta

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Forceville, Clarita de

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Skouras, Spyros Panagiotes, 1893-1971

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Born in Greece, naturalized U.S. citizen, 1913. Founded Fox Film Company, which he merged with 20th Century in 1935. President of 20th Century Fox between 1942 and 1962 and Chairman of the Board between 1962 and 1969. In 1969, his Prudential shipping line acquired Grace Lines and became Prudential-Grace. He was involved in numerous charities, including the Greek War Relief Association, 1940-46. From the description of Spyros P. Skouras papers, 1942-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id...

Heard, Gerald, 1889-1971

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Born Henry Fitzgerald Heard on Oct. 6, 1889 in London, England; took honors in history at Cambridge, 1911, where he did postgraduate work in philosophy of religions from 1911-1912; lecturer at Oxford Univ.; lectured on the radio 1929-1971; wrote Ascent of humanity; came to US in 1937 with Aldous Huxley; was briefly chairman of Dept. of Historical Anthropology at Duke; moved to CA, working with the Society of Friends and the Pacific Coast Institute of International Affairs; directed Conference of...

Buckley, William F., Jr., 1925-2008

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Epithet: jr of the National Review British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x000169 William F. Buckley, Jr. was born in 1925 and graduated from Yale University in 1950. In 1955 he founded the magazine The National Review. He also wrote a nationally syndicated column and hosted the weekly television show Firing Line from 1966 through 1999. In 1965 Buckley ran unsuccessfully as the Conservative Party candidate for...

Waldeck, R.G (Rosie Goldschmidt), 1898-1982

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Wrigley, Helen

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Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944

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Born in Elwood, Ind. Attorney, utility executive, political leader, and republican candidate for president in 1940. From the description of Campaign scrapbook, 1940. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 26563195 "Beacon Hill," columnist for the Worcester Telegram. From the description of Letter : New York, to "Beacon Hill," Worcester, Mass., 1943 Aug. 3. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29400631 Willkie was an American corpor...

Kittleman, Marjorie Wolf

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Chávez, Carlos, 1899-1978

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Composed 1925. First performance by the Orchestre Straram, Paris, Jun 11, 1931, Nicolas Slonismky conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Energía / Carlos Chávez. [1925] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45206586 Mexican composer. From the description of Album leaf. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919783 Conductor. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [ca. 1960]. (Unknown). Wor...

Morton, Ruth.

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Murray, John Courtney

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