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George W. Ball Papers

The George W. Ball Papers contain correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches,
telecons, minutes, appointment books, writings, scrapbooks, clippings, financial
information, legal documents, photographs, memorabilia and audiovisual material
documenting the private and public life of this lawyer, under secretary of state,
ambassador, author and investment banker.The material is arranged chronologically unless otherwise noted and includes items in
Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Korean, and Swedish. Researchers should note some
of the material was damaged due to a flood in Ball's basement where some of the
papers were stored. Photocopies of the severely damaged items have been made to
ensure the survival of their informational content, and the originals discarded.