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Thomas Aspinwall papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS127
Collection-level Scope and Content Note A collection of 10 autograph letters, dating between 1822 and 1848, addressed to the longtime American consul in London, Col. Thomas Aspinwall. They are from several prominent Americans and Englishmen seeking Aspinwall's assistance in a variety of matters.

Samuel D. Berger papers

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Identifier: GTM-861215
Scope and Contents The Samuel D. Berger Papers consist of 1 box (1.5 linear feet) and 1 oversize box of correspondence, manuscript material, photographs, and miscellany pertaining to Mr. Berger's concern with the study of labor unions and his years in the U.S. Foreign Service. The collection offers an interesting look at Berger's career in the Foreign Service, from his college days to his service in Vietnam, as well as glimpses into the affairs of the countries in which he served.Among the...

Robert Woods Bliss collection

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Identifier: GTM-761028
Scope and Contents note Pamphlets, printed documents, transcripts, maps, and newspaper clippings assembled by Robert Woods Bliss. The material pertains chiefly to the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, with a number of the documents dealing specifically with Russia. Bliss (1875-1962), career diplomat, was stationed at the American embassy in Paris as secretary and counselor from 1912-1920.

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James Percy Brown journal

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS258
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Of diplomatic, historical and literary value, the journal of James Percy Brown documents the life of a wealthy young American living in Paris from 1834-1835 during the reign of Louis Philippe.

Butrick, Richard P., papers

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Identifier: GTM-011011
Content Description Correspondence, manuscripts of photographs primarily relating to posting as U.S. Foreign Service officer in China during the Sino-Japanese War. (1937-1945). Files arranged as follows --1. TLS 12/2/1948 from Harry S. Truman 2. Correspondence 1933-1994 3. Awards and certificates 4. Typescript reminiscences of China and Japan by Butrick 1927, undated 5. Photographs (printed copies with captions in Japanese) re air/sea Sino-Japanese conflict 1927-1945. Undated. 6. Miscellaneous B/W...

Byington Family papers 1

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS209
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The collection consists of material relating to at least four generations of the Byington family, and includes correspondence, property deeds, biographical information and newspaper clippings organized into the following series:Series 1. Aaron Homer Byington (1826-1910): Correspondence Series 2. Aaron Homer Byington: Manuscripts Series 3. Aaron Homer Byington: Related Material Series 4. Homer Morrison Byington I (1879-1966): Correspondence Series 5. Homer Morrison Byington I, II...

Byington family papers 3

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS408
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection includes 8 letters to and from Aaron Homer Byington from 1844 to 1899. The majority of these are typed letters signed by John Addison Porter to Byington. The letters cover a broad range of topics including Washington Cabinet appointments, Connecticut Senatorial races, consular salaries, significant newspapers, the Republican Party, the Spanish-American War, and Byington's son, George. Also included in the collection is an autograph signed letter from Aaron Homer Byington to his...

Robert S. Chilton, Jr. Papers 1

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS120
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Robert S. Chilton, Jr. Papers are a collection of 300 letters, dated mostly between 1897 and 1901, written by Robert S. Chilton, Jr., chief of the U.S. Consular Bureau of the State Department from 1895 until 1905. Chilton wrote eight of the letters, and 292 letters were written to him. Amounting to one box of material (0.5 linear feet), the letters shed light on the issues facing the U.S. consular service at the turn of the twentieth century, when America was in the midst of acquiring an...

Alvin J. Cottrell papers

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Identifier: GTM-840611
Scope and Contents Papers of Middle East scholar Dr. Alvin J. Cottrell (1924-1983), consisting of correspondence from U.S. and Iranian officials, including Alexander Haig, Henry Kissinger, J. William Middendorf, Ronald Reagan, Assadollah Alam, and Ardeshir Zahedi. Other correspondents include C. Edmund Bosworth, Keith McLachlan, Roger Savory, and Malcolm Yapp. Contains files relating to publication of Cottrell's edited work "The Persian Gulf States: A General Survey" (1978).

Richard T. Crane papers 800320

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Identifier: GTM-800320
Scope and Contents note The Richard T. Crane Papers are divided into three series: the State Department Series (1915-1919), the Prague Series (1919-1922), and the Virginia Series (1922-1951), corresponding, respectively, to Richard Crane's years as private secretary to Secretary of State Robert Lansing; as the American ambassador to Czechoslovakia; and finally, as the owner of Westover Plantation in Virginia. There is also a quantity of photographs and other materials, filed separately.

Richard T. Crane papers Gamms99

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS99
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Richard T. Crane Papers, Part II primarily consists of correspondence, photographs and financial records arranged 65 folders, placed in 4 boxes and 1 oversized container. This addition to the Richard Crane Papers consists mostly correspondence from the period that Crane was working in the State Department (1915-1918). An interesting theme in this addition is that of Russia and the Revolution of 1917, during which time Charles Crane was travelling in Russia. Charles Crane sent frequent...

Taraknath Das papers

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Identifier: GTM-801201
Collection-level scope and contents note The Taraknath Das Papers are contained in the John J. Meng Papers. Other papers from the Taraknath Das Foundation, as well as correspondence between Meng and Das, are also located in the Meng papers. Material in this collection span the years 1932 to 1940 and relate to Das' work "Indien in der Weltpolitick." Manuscripts for articles and papers by Das are included.

Samuel Ebling papers

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Identifier: GTM-830120
Scope and Contents Certificates of U.S. Department of State consular appointments signed by various U.S. secretaries of state, as well as presidents of U.S. and other countries. Post and date of appointment noted. Arranged by document signatory.

Helen M. Eisenman letters and recollections

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTM-150828
Content Description Typed transcription of 26 letters, entitled: "Letters from the Foreign Service / Memories of Work, Travel and Lots of Fun in the Foreign Service 1959-1985". 100pp + cover and dedication pages. Dated April 15, 2015. Written by Eisenman to family during her tours of duty as a diplomat in the U.S. Foreign Service. Letters are written from India, Greece, Egypt, Lebanon, Israel, and Vienna. Includes one account of a road trip in Norway and Sweden, 1983.

Cornelius Van H. Engert papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS169
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Cornelius Van H. Engert Papers consist of correspondence, reports, photographs and printed materials created or collected by Cornelius Van Hemert Engert during and after his career as a U.S. diplomat from 1912 to 1945. The Papers comprise 18 linear feet of material, contained in 12 boxes, arranged in 930 folders. The collection is divided into 16 series, mainly according to the geographical assignments held by Engert at various times during his diplomatic career. The series focussing on...

Francisco Enriquez y Giron collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS260
Collection level scope and content note The Francisco Enriquez y Giron Papers date from the beginning of the 19th century. As a leading Spanish official in Manila, with the title Delegate General of the Royal Lands, Colonel of Infantry, and Quartermaster General and Superintendent, Francisco Enriquez y Giron was exposed to the corrupt and inefficient practices of the colonial government. He witnessed first hand the impact that increased commercialization had on the islands and on Spanish control. His frustration with inept members...

Foreign Affairs Oral History Project 1

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS416
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Association for Diplomatic Studies, a non-profit, tax-exempt organization was established in 1986 to enhance the training of foreign affairs personnel and to instill in the public a greater appreciation for our diplomatic history. The Association's Foreign Affairs Oral History Program was established in 1988 and is housed in the Lauinger Library of Georgetown University. The collection is comprised of oral histories taken from a number of projects, all concerning the experiences of those...

Foreign Affairs Oral History Project 3

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS414
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Association for Diplomatic Studies, a non-profit, tax-exempt organization was established in 1986 to enhance the training of foreign affairs personnel and to instill in the public a greater appreciation for our diplomatic history. The Association's Foreign Affairs Oral History Program was established in 1988 and is housed in the Lauinger Library of Georgetown University. The collection is comprised of oral histories taken from a number of projects, all concerning the experiences of those...

Foreign Affairs Oral History Project 4

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS415
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Association for Diplomatic Studies, a non-profit, tax-exempt organization was established in 1986 to enhance the training of foreign affairs personnel and to instill in the public a greater appreciation for our diplomatic history. The Association's Foreign Affairs Oral History Program was established in 1988 and is housed in the Lauinger Library of Georgetown University. The collection is comprised of oral histories taken from a number of projects, all concerning the experiences of those...

Foreign Affairs Oral History Project 5

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS417
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Association for Diplomatic Studies, a non-profit, tax-exempt organization was established in 1986 to enhance the training of foreign affairs personnel and to instill in the public a greater appreciation for our diplomatic history. The Association's Foreign Affairs Oral History Program was established in 1988 and is housed in the Lauinger Library of Georgetown University. The collection is comprised of oral histories taken from a number of projects, all concerning the experiences of those...

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