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Collections documenting individuals and organizations heavily involved in the area of 20th-century American foreign policy. Collections include the papers of three U.S. Secretaries of State, and organization including the Council on Foreign Relations.
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.
Research Tools for Printed Material (Books, Maps, Prints, etc.)
Additional Research Guides
Research Guide: History of the Cold War: Selected Resources at the Mudd Manuscript Library
Cold War research guide
History of the Cold War: Selected Resources at the Mudd Manuscript Library
The Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library holds papers for architects of the Cold War strategy and those who fought the battles. Significant collections include the papers of James Baker, George Ball, Allen Dulles, John Foster Dulles, James Forrestal, George Kennan, George McGovern and Adlai Stevenson and the records of the Council on Foreign Relations.