Allen W. Dulles papers, 1845-1971 (bulk 1918-1969)

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Dulles, Allen, 1893-1969. Allen W. Dulles papers, 1845-1971 (bulk 1918-1969)

Allen W. Dulles papers, 1845-1971 (bulk 1918-1969)

Consists of the professional and personal papers of Allen W. Dulles (Princeton Class of 1914) including correspondence, speeches, interviews, books, clippings, documents, reference files, manuscripts for THE CRAFT OF INTELLIGENCE (1963) and THE SECRET SURRENDER (1966), photographs, audio recordings, and memorabilia. Significant correspondents include Hamilton Fish Armstrong, Thomas E. Dewey, William J. Donovan, John Foster Dulles, Gero von Gaevernitz, Hugh Gibson, Joseph C. Grew, John C. Hughes, Hugh R. Wilson, and Karl Wolff, and fellow Foreign Service officers (late 1910s through early 1920s). Articles and book manuscripts document intelligence-gathering, European politics, and arms limitations. Warren Commission files include administrative files and correspondence that document both the official activities of the Commission and Dulles's service on the Commission. Well-represented topics in the collection in general include Germany, the anti-Nazi movement, the Soviet Union, communism, disarmament, Vietnam, Czechoslovakia, and the U-2 spy plane program.

160.4 linear ft. (120 archival boxes, 2 half-size archival boxes, 12 8x10 photograph boxes, 2 11x16 photograph boxes, 2 20x34 photograph boxes, 1 5x8 photograph box, 1 11x11 box, 14 custom-made boxes)

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