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Sykes, Christopher, Papers 2

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-020228
Content Description

Photocopies of correspondence between Christopher Simon Sykes and his brother Richard Sykes (dated 1930-1978). Includes letters to the former's uncle, British writer Christopher Sykes (born 1907-1986) from Patrick Balfour, Cyril Connell, Harman Grisewood, Rupert Hart-Davis, Roy Howard, Joan Hoare, and Serena James (photocopies).

Dates: 1928 - 1978

Ora Patience Lumpkin Mayfield papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-810101a
Scope and Contents

The papers of Ora Patience Lumpkin Mayfield are contained in 5 boxes. Box 1 comprises correspondence only. Box 2 contains memorabilia collected by Ora Mayfield, and the arrangement is alphabetical. The third (3) box holds greeting cards and photo albums of family and friends while box 4 contains diaries and books. The last box (5) holds two (2) Tyler Rose commemorative plates.

Dates: 1880 - 1979

Martyn Goff Papers

 Collection — Box: GTM Shared Box 5 (Letter), Folder: 1-2
Identifier: GTM-20221006
Abstract Collection primarily consists of correspondence between Martyn Goff (administrator of the Booker Prize from 1973-2006) and Ian Norrie (a longtime friend and member of the Booker Prize management committee). It includes approximately 125 letters between the two dating from the 1970s to the early 1990s.Martyn Goff (7 June 1923 – 25 March 2015) was a British literary administrator, author, and bookseller. He made a significant contribution to the organization and popularity of the...
Dates: 1973 - 1991

Christopher Sykes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS207
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The archives of the English novelist Christopher Sykes, friend and official biographer of Evelyn Waugh, include a large group of Waugh letters and comprehensive research files about him. In addition to the extensive family correspondence, with a charming series of rebus letters from his sister Angela Antrim, there are letters from a multitude of literary friends and acquaintances, including John Betjeman, Max Beerbohm, Ivy Compton-Burnett, T. S. Eliot, Graham Greene, Harman Grisewood, Nancy...
Dates: 1945 - 1981

Paul C. Warnke Papers 2

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS337
Scope and Contents The Paul C. Warnke Papers: Part 2 consist of material regarding the career of Paul C. Warnke. Included in the collection are document lists, files concerning Warnke's government service, documents related to the organizations to which Warnke belonged, texts of some of Warnke's oral presentations, publications, and a limited amount of correspondence to and from Warnke. The Paul C. Warnke Papers: Part 2 supplement the more extensive Paul C. Warnke Papers [Part 1] also preserved in the...
Dates: 1959 - 1999

Paul C. Warnke Papers 1

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS440
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Although Ambassador Paul C. Warnke's official papers are at the Johnson Presidential Library, this collection documents the controversy that preceded his confirmation as Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency and as a principal U.S. negotiator of the SALT II treaty. Most importantly the collection portrays his continuing role in the non-government arms control movement. There is much on Democratic presidential campaigns, the Vietnam War, and the legal culture of Washington, D.C....
Dates: 1963 - 2000

Theodore Maynard - Robert F. McNamara Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS346
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Theodore Maynard - Robert F. McNamara Collection consists of personal correspondence between Theodore Maynard and Robert F. McNamara. The collection also includes a few letters of correspondence between Robert F. McNamara and Kathleen Sheehan. A few newspaper and magazine clippings and one printed pamphlet are also contained in the collection. Mentioned in the letters of Maynard and McNamara are Maynard's numerous publications, including "Apostle of Charity: The Life of Saint Vincent...
Dates: 1932 - 1956

Graham Greene - Anita Bjork letters

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-28
Identifier: GTM-061127
Content Description

A collection of 26 letters (1971-1990) from British novelist Graham Greene to Swedish actress Anita Bjork (1923-2012). Includes two letters from Vivien Greene to Bjork.

Dates: 1971-2000; Majority of material found within 1971-1990

Alan Gabriel Barnsley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS76
Scope and Contents

The Alan G. Barnsley Papers consist of eight letters from such prominent writers as Ian Fleming, C.S. Lewis, Muriel Spark and Stephen Spender.

Abbreviations used in this register include: ALS (autograph letter signed); TLS (typed letter signed).

Dates: 1954-1959; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1959

Catholic Historical Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GTM-820831
Scope and Contents The Catholic Historical Manuscripts Collection is an artificial collection containing documents generated by significant Jesuits associated with Georgetown University in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries. It includes correspondence, handwritten documents, financial account information, and bound manuscripts. Noteworthy individuals include Simon Brute, Joseph-Pierre de Cloriviere, Pierre Jean DeSmet, Alphonsus Donlon, Louis William DuBourg, Francis Dzierozynski,...
Dates: 1738 - 1927; Majority of material found within 1800 - 1900

Jose A. Lopez, SJ Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-20210614
Scope and Contents The Jose A. Lopez, SJ Papers contain correspondence, official documents, and manuscripts relating to Lopez's careers as parish priest and army chaplain in Mexico; tutor to the children of Emperor Agustín de Iturbide of Mexico; chaplain of the Visitation Convent in Georgetown; and Acting President of Georgetown College. There are also materials collected by Lopez that do not directly pertain to his own work. Items include a copy of a letter from Simon Bolivar to the Marquis de Lafayette...
Dates: 1781 - 1840

Alfred M. Beck collection of Friedrich von Boetticher research materials

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-171212
Content Description Research files and notes, transcriptions and translations, government documents, microfilm, photographs, and archival film footage and sound recordings compiled by Beck in the course of conducting research for his dissertation on the life of General der Artillerie [Lt. Gen.] Friedrich von Boetticher and his service as German military attaché in Washington, D.C., 1933-1941. Beck’s original dissertation, "The Ambivalent Attaché (1977, Ph.D. in History, Georgetown University) explored the...
Dates: 1900-2006; Majority of material found within 1930-1945

John L. Brown Papers 4

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS353
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The John L. Brown Papers: Part 4 represent the extensive personal papers of author, poet, critic, diplomat, and man of letters John L. Brown, who served as U.S. cultural attache to Brussels (1954-1958), Rome (1958-1962), and Mexico City (1964-1968) and as a longtime professor of literature at the Catholic University of America. The massive collection contains correspondence with noted individuals, chronological correspondence, manuscripts by Brown, notebooks, materials for lectures and...
Dates: 1787 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2000

John L. Brown papers 1

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS167
Collection-level Scope and Content Note

The John L. Brown papers 1, consist of 99 folders of correspondence from literary and artistic luminaries, including writers Sylvia Beach, John Dos Passos, Anne Fremantle, Katherine Anne Porter, Alice B. Toklas; philosopher Jacques Maritain; photographer Brassai; poets Marianne Moore, Wallace Stevens, and Giuseppe Ungaretti, and many more. Correspondence is arranged alphabetically.

Dates: 1933-1969; Majority of material found within 1955-1960

McHarg Family Papers 2

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS266
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The McHarg Family Papers: Part 2 contain a small number of documents related to U.S. Civil War officer Horace Porter, financier and railroad president Henry K. McHarg, and Civil War assistant quartermaster of volunteers John McHarg. Porter married into the McHarg family during the Civil War. The McHarg Family Papers: Part 2 further document the history of the Porter and McHarg families and supplement the McHarg Family Papers: Part 1 already preserved in the Georgetown University Library...
Dates: 1856 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1856 - 1928

Terry Ramsaye Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-880315
Scope and contents note Terry Ramsaye (1885 - 1954), former editor of the Motion Picture Herald and author of A Million and One Nights, an early history of the motion picture industry, was a prolific writer and respected film historian. His papers, comprising 5 boxes (6.75 linear feet), are arranged in six series: a Dope File Series, Individual Series, Subject Series, Manuscripts Series, Photographic Series, and Personal Series.Items of interest indexed in Terry Ramsaye's papers are a TLS by Wm. Kennedy...
Dates: 1895 - 1986

John L. Brown papers 3

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS253
Scope and Contents The John L. Brown papers 3, consists of correspondence with 20th century artists, scholars, and writers. Notables include artists Huseyin Halit, Loren McIver and her husband, poet Lloyd Frankenberg, Lilian Mckendrick, Irene Rice Pereira and Antoinette Schulte; art critic and historian Roger Avermaete; historian Henry Steele Commager; and writers Jacqueline Bernard, Faith Berry, Elizabeth Borton de Trevino, Lewis Galantiere, Elsa Gress, poet James Laughlin, Boris Schreiber, Pierre Seghers,...
Dates: 1946-1995; Majority of material found within 1966-1986

John L. Brown Papers 5

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-200113
Scope and Contents

Addendum to John L. Brown papers 1, 2, 3, 4. Includes research source materials (notes, newspaper/magazine articles), correspondence, family photographs, and Brown's journals.

Dates: 1950s-2002

John L. Brown papers 2

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS205
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The John L. Brown papers 2, consists of 271 folders of alphabetically arranged correspondence with prominent twentieth-century graphic and performing artists, composers, publishers and writers including Josephine Baker, George Braziller, John Cage, Albert Camus, Marc Chagall, Carlos Chavez, Henry Steele Commager, George Dillon, John Dos Passos, Angna Enters, Paul Flamand, Gaston Gallimard, Julien Green, Alfred and Blanche Knopf, Claude Levi-Strauss, Jose Limon, Andre Malraux, Jacques...
Dates: 1940-1995; Majority of material found within 1945-1970

William E. and Barbara Colby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-960101
Scope and Contents note The William E. and Barbara Colby Papers comprise the personal papers of William E. Colby, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 1973 to 1976. A series of letters to Colby dating to the 1980s and 1990s touches on his opinion about various books concerning the history of intelligence in America. Also included are reproduced reports deriving from his service as head of the C.I.A. A fair amount of printed materials are also present. The bulk of the collection is composed of...
Dates: 1940s-1994; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1991