Princeton holdings are particularly strong in in documenting the architects of the Cold War and include the papers of Hamilton Fish Armstrong, James A. Baker III, George W. Ball, Bernard M. Baruch, Allen W. Dulles, John Foster Dulles, James V. Forrestal, George F. Kennan, David E. Lilienthal, George S. McGovern, and Adlai E. Stevenson. All of these collections can be searched using the Finding Aids website.
Collections with Divisional Holdings
Bob Guldin Interviews with George F. Kennan
This collection includes audiocassettes of interviews between Bob Guldin and George F. Kennan, and two publications which include articles of these interviews.
John Foster Dulles oral history collection
This collection consists of 282 transcripts of tape-recorded interviews concerning
John Foster Dulles (Princeton Class of 1908) and his times by men and women who knew
and worked with him, such as Roswell P. Barnes, Robert R. Bowie, Walter Judd, and
Carl McCardle. Some of the main topics covered in the various interviews are the
Versailles Treaty, the League of Nations, the Federal Council of Churches, the San
Brooks Emeny Papers
Consists, for the most part, of correspondence, articles, speeches, reports, and printed publications relating to the various organizations in which Emeny (Princeton Class of 1924) participated, including the Atlantic Council of the United States, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Foreign Policy Association (president, 1947-1953), the Cleveland Council on World Affairs (president, 1935-1948), and the Institute of Pacific Relations.
John Bartlow Martin Papers on Adlai Stevenson
The John Bartlow Martin papers on Adlai Stevenson contain transcripts of interviews and Martin's notes used in the preparation of the two volume biography, Adlai Stevenson of Illinois (1976) and Adlai Stevenson and the World (1977).
Bernard M. Baruch Papers
This collection consists consists primarily of public papers relating to Baruch's various involvements in government affairs. It includes several runs of office correspondence as well as a small amount of personal correspondence. Among the Political Activities documented in this collection are his involvement in the War Industries Board, the American Commission to Negotiate Peace, the Council of National Defense, the National Industrial Conference, the Saratoga Springs Commission, the Rubber Survey Committee, the War and Post-War Adjustment Unit of the U.S.
James Hugh Keeley, Jr. Papers
Consists primarily of correspondence but also includes writings, clippings, various personal records, and photographs that document Keeley's career in the Foreign Service. Series 1 contains personal and office correspondence that details the foreign service world and the political climate in countries where Keeley was stationed. Series 2 is not extensive and supplements Series 1.
Arthur Poillon Papers
Consists of papers of Poillon mainly related to the Philippine Islands where Poillon was stationed (1899-1906) as a lieutenant with the U.S. 14th Cavalry. Included are typed translations of Jesuit letters (1885-1886) from missions on Mindanao; articles and notes on the history, customs, and folklore of the Moro Indians; diaries (1906-1911); Poillon's two reports, \A Report on the Celebes Islands\ (1906) and \A Report on the Colonial Army of the Netherlands Indies\ (1906); notebooks of clippings concerning the Philippine Islands and his commanding officer General Tasker H.
James F. Hoge Papers
The James F. Hoge Papers primarily document Hoge's tenure as editor of Foreign Affairs and his time at the Council on Foreign Relations from 1992-2010. The Papers include many of Hoge's speeches, articles, op-ed pieces, book reviews and other forms of commentary on key foreign policy issues during this time as well as a substantial amount of background information and correspondence related to his writings.
Arthur Bullard Papers
Consists of the papers of Bullard, chronicling the major world political and economic events of World War I and its aftermath.
Jacob Newton Beam correspondence
Contains personal correspondence of Jacob Newton Beam (Princeton Class of 1896, professor of German, 1899-1927), including a file of letters from his son, Jacob Dyneley Beam (Princeton Class of 1929), while serving at the American embassies in London, Germany, the Soviet Union, and Indonesia.
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