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Diary of Trip - Manaos to Upper Rio Branco., 05/20/1941-07/03/1941

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: 70235
Contains manuscripts found among the Hart Papers. The first part of the series consists of typed and edited manuscript drafts of a book Hart was writing on U.S. policy in the Middle East. The next segment of the series contains manuscripts written by Hart and by others. Of note is a handwritten diary kept by Hart on his 1941 trip to the Upper Amazon to investigate rumored Nazi operations.

Dates

  • 05/20/1941-07/03/1941

Container Summary

1 autograph manuscript signed diary of Parker T. Hart: "Diary of Trip: Brazil - Manaos to Upper Rio Branco on Official Business of War Dept. 1941." Hart was ordered by the War Department to travel to the Upper Amazon to the Rio Branco in the open savannah country in 1941 to investigate the rumor that Nazi Germany planned to build an airfield from which to bomb the Panama Canal. See also: Box 1 Folders 3-8 and Box 1 Folder 13 for correspondence from Hart about his Amazon journey. See also Box 5 Folder 6 for a Hart's typed transcription of this diary.

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Extent

From the Collection: 10.75 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Shelf Location

18/06/01

Container Summary

1 autograph manuscript signed diary of Parker T. Hart: "Diary of Trip: Brazil - Manaos to Upper Rio Branco on Official Business of War Dept. 1941." Hart was ordered by the War Department to travel to the Upper Amazon to the Rio Branco in the open savannah country in 1941 to investigate the rumor that Nazi Germany planned to build an airfield from which to bomb the Panama Canal. See also: Box 1 Folders 3-8 and Box 1 Folder 13 for correspondence from Hart about his Amazon journey. See also Box 5 Folder 6 for a Hart's typed transcription of this diary.

Subjects and Associated Physical Materials

HART, PARKER T. - AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT DIARY:TRIP ON UPPER AMAZON 1941: Other Types

AMAZON RIVER - REFERENCE TO TRIP BY HART, PARKER T. (1941): Other Types

MANAOS - BRAZIL - REFERENCE (1941): Other Types

BRAZIL - MANAOS - REFERENCE (1941): Other Types

RIO BRANCO - REFERENCE (1941): Other Types

PANAMA CANAL - REFERENCE (1941) RE NAZI PLANS TO BOMB: Other Types

NAZI GERMANY - REFERENCE (1941) TO PLANS TO BOMB PANAMA CANAL: Other Types

GERMANY - REFERENCE (1941) TO PLANS TO BOMB PANAMA CANAL: Other Types

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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