American History/20th Century

Examples of papers in our collections include the Adlai E. Stevenson Papers, Allen Dulles Papers, John Foster Dulles Papers, American Civil Liberties Unions Records, Bernard Baruch Papers, Council on Foreign Relations Records, David E. Lilienthal Papers and more.

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Collections with Divisional Holdings

  • Luther P. Eisenhart Collection on Woodrow Wilson

    The Luther P. Eisenhart Collection on Woodrow Wilson consists of Woodrow Wilson-related materials such as Wilson letters to Eisenhart, Eisenhart correspondence about Wilson, printed material and ephemera. In addition, there is a folder of letters received by Eisenhart's son Churchill Eisenhart (Princeton Class of 1934), from various family members and acquaintances.

  • David E. Lilienthal Papers

    This collection consists of the papers of Lilienthal spanning his entire career.

  • Theodore Roosevelt Family Letters to the Russell Family

    The majority of the Theodore Roosevelt Family Letters to the Russell Family collection consists of personal letters written by Theodore Roosevelt and members of his family to Gordon M. Russell. The correspondents include Theodore Roosevelt, Ethel Carow Roosevelt (Roosevelt's wife), Kermit Roosevelt (Roosevelt's son), and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. (Roosevelt's son).

  • George S. McGovern Papers Series 5: Audiovisual Materials

    The Audiovisual Materials Series documents George McGovern's political career,
    including his years in the House of Representatives 1956-1960 (no materials dating
    from 1956), his service as Special Assistant to the President, in which function he
    directed the Food for Peace Program (1961-1962), and his senatorial career
    (1962-1981). In addition, the series contains campaign materials from McGovern's
    House and Senate campaigns as well as his 1972 presidential campaign and his

  • Louis Fischer Papers

    This collection consists of correspondence, interviews, articles, notes, lectures,
    speeches, photographs, and audiovisual materials that document Fischer’s life as a
    journalist, writer, commentator on international affairs, and a founder of the
    Liberal Party (1944). The collection includes the papers of Fischer’s wife, Bertha
    \Markoosha\ Mark Fischer, as well as family correspondence and papers. General

  • David Aiken Reed Papers

    Consists of scrapbooks of primarily newspaper clippings, but also photographs, correspondence, and copies of speeches, documenting the career of Reed (Princeton Class of 1900) between 1914 and 1940. Clippings also document, among other subjects, World War I, the 1932 Bonus March, the 1936 Johnstown, Pennsylvania, flood, and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Notable correspondents include Herbert Hoover, Henry Luce, and General John J. Pershing. Some Hoover correspondence and clippings relate to Reed’s participation in the London Naval Conference of 1930 as the U.S delegate.

  • Thomas Klinkel Collection on George McGovern

    Consists of material collected by Thomas Klinkel relating to three George McGovern political campaigns in South Dakota. The majority of the collection refers to McGovern's 1972 presidential campaign and includes organizational charts, press releases, publications, reports, speeches, family and campaign photographs, slides of Vietnam, cassettes and tapes of speeches, radio and public service announcements, and campaign posters.

  • George McAneny Papers

    Contains papers of McAneny--lectures, reports, correspondence, committee and association files, clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs--referring to his numerous positions in the government of New York City, including president of the Borough of Manhattan (1910-1913), president of the Board of Aldermen (1914-1916), and chairman of the State Transit Commission (1921).

  • Livingston T. Merchant Papers

    Consists of papers of Merchant (Princeton Class of 1926)--correspondence, articles (mostly in printed sources), notes, speeches, statements, interviews, clippings, printed matter, and personal papers--primarily relating to his various positions as a diplomat at the American embassies in Paris (1945) and Nanking, China (1948), assistant secretary of state for Far Eastern affairs (1949), U.S.

  • C. Pardee Foulke Papers on Woodrow Wilson

    The C. Pardee Foulke Papers on Woodrow Wilson consist of a typed manuscript with holograph corrections of an unpublished biography of Woodrow Wilson.

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