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World war, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Variants European War, 1939-1945 Second World War, 1939-1945 World War 2, 1939-1945 World War II, 1939-1945 World War Two, 1939-1945 WW II (World War, 1939-1945) WWII (World War, 1939-1945)

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Garret G. Ackerson, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS162
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Garret G. Ackerson, Jr. Papers primarily consist of personal correspondence and are arranged in 148 folders and contained in 3 boxes. A majority of the collection consists of correspondence between Garret G. Ackerson, Jr. and his family, including his parents, Garret G. Ackerson, Sr. and Anna Ackerson, his wife Rhodita Edwards Ackerson, and his children. Of special interest are Ackerson's memoranda written during the outbreak of World War II when he was in almost daily contact with high...

Ernesta Drinker Barlow papers

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Identifier: GTM-081118
Scope and Contents A collection of the personal papers of Aimee Ernesta Drinker Barlow (1892-1981). Includes autograph memoir, travel diaries (from 1916 and early 1960s), correspondence received from husbands William C. Bullitt (1891-1967), former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union; and composer Samuel L.M. Barlow (1892-1982); as well as from admirers including the artist Rockwell Kent (1882-1971). Of note is an almost complete run of mimeographed scripts of NBC Radio broadcasts by Barlow as "Commando Mary"...

Alfred M. Beck collection of Friedrich von Boetticher research materials

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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 question...

Francis B. Biddle Papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS251
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection consists of the personal papers of former U.S. attorney general Francis Biddle. It is one of three portions comprising the larger collection of the Biddle Family papers that include the papers of his wife, Katherine Biddle and a series of family correspondence (see separate finding aids). Of interest are lengthy correspondence files relating to Biddle's appointments as judge of the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (1939); U.S. attorney general (1941);...

Anthony Cave Brown Papers

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Identifier: GTM-930701
Scope and Contents The Anthony Cave Brown papers comprise the extensive research files of historian and author Anthony Cave Brown used for his numerous books about U.S. and British military intelligence. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, Xeroxed documents, Internet printouts, printed matter, manuscripts of some of his books, audio cassettes, and some photographs. Documents pertainig to various figures in the intelligence field; including William Donovan, H. St. John B. Philby, and Kim Philby;...

Leo and Jane Codd papers

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Identifier: GTM-830131
Scope and content note The Leo and Jane Codd Papers comprise three boxes (1.5 linear feet) of material which includes correspondence to the Codds, photos, and books. Correspondence, manuscripts, and related material is arranged alphabetically within the collection. The Codds lived in the Georgetown area of Washington, D.C., and enjoyed travelling, especially to Ireland. Much of their correspondence from friends and acquaintances refers to their trips to Ireland or to their hospitality and cordiality when guests...

Harald S. Frederiksen papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS450
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The collection is composed of several short typed manuscripts by Frederiksen discussing his personal history and involvement in the OSS, as well as a variety of recommendations and reports on Frederiksen from colleagues, and one of his jailers. Additional documents include application and reference forms prepared by Frederiksen for the U.S. government, and some correspondence relating to his employment plans after leaving Vienna.

Harman Grisewood papers 3

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS338
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection comprises the third accession of the papers of Harman Grisewood (1906-1997), and contains primarily correspondence from family members. Of particular interest is the series of letters from Grisewood's father, Lt. Col. Harman Grisewood, written from 1936 through 1946, from Nicosia, Cyprus, where the family owned a farm in the mid- to late 1920s until the end of the Second World War. Grisewood recalls life with his family in Cyprus during the earlier of these years in chapter 3 of...

William H. Jackson Papers

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Identifier: GTM-101014
Scope and Contents Note The William H. Jackson Papers comprise the personal papers of William H. Jackson (1901-1971), an early deputy director of the CIA and a special assistant to President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Extensive correspondence files are retained. Correspondents include President Eisenhower, Constantine FitzGibbon, Arthur Gardner, Gordon Gray, and Richard M. Nixon, among others. A run of letters regarding Wendell Willkie's 1940 presidential campaign is also preserved among the documents. Some typed...

Jan Karski Collection

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Identifier: GTM-000011
Collection-level scope and contents note The Jan Karski Collection comprises three distinct groups of documents: Karski's collection of serials and pamphlets produced by various organizations of the Polish underground during World War II; records and addresses pertaining to Karski's travel and work in 1966-67, including miscellaneous articles translated and transcribed; and two distinct states of Karski's draft for his book "Great Powers and Poland, 1919-1945".

Julie and Thomas Kernan papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS181
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Julie and Thomas Kernan papers are organized into 7 series: correspondence by notable individuals and friends who were frequent correspondents; files on Jacques and Raissa Maritain; correspondence by Julie and Thomas Kernan; subject files which include correspondence and material about the various organizations and miscellaneous business that the Kernans were involved with; manuscripts and published works by Julie and Thomas Kernan; a large collection of information and correspondence...

Rodney Loomer Mott Papers

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Identifier: GTM-830118
Scope and Contents The papers of Rodney Loomer Mott span the years 1942 to 1946 when he served in Berlin as Deputy Chief of the Public Finance Branch of the Office of Military Government for Germany, U.S. Zone (OMGUS). The papers comprise an interesting collection of legal, military, and personal documentation of Germany's financial status and subsequent reorganization by the Allies after the war. Note: Click on "External Documents" below for a link to the finding aid to the collection.

Mary Eleanor Price Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-130731
Scope and Contents Photocopied material relating to U.S. Navy nurse Mary Eleanor Price. Includes copy of Price's Master's thesis.

Michael Richey Papers 1

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS223
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Michael Richey papers 1, consist of original correspondence from personal friends who also comprise the notable circle of artists who congregated at the home of English sculptor Eric Gill (1882-1940), on Pigotts farm in Buckinghamshire. Together with Gill, these included Anthony Foster, Rene Hague, David Jones, Walter Shewring, and Denis Tegetmeier. Correspondence is also included from other well-known acquaintances (many of whom were related or closely associated to the Pigotts...

Michael Richey Papers 2

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS321
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Michael Richey papers 2, consists of original correspondence from personal friends and members of the Richey family; as well as printed material including clippings, journals, and magazines featuring articles by and about Michael Richey. A portion of the correspondence is from the notable circle of artists who congregated at the home of English sculptor Eric Gill, (1882-1940), on Pigotts Farm in Buckinghamshire. These include Gill, Anthony Foster, and Rene Hague. Additional...

Lisa Sergio papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS172
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Lisa Sergio Papers span the career of this eminent woman. The bulk of the material dates from 1937 to 1988. Material includes correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, transcripts for lectures, addresses, and radio broadcasts. Files cover a wide range of subjects that interested Ms. Sergio, as well as organizations in which she participated. A photographs series includes Ms. Sergio and her many contacts with notable individuals. An audio-visual series includes recordings of...

Lisa Sergio radio broadcast transcripts

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Identifier: GTM-170411
Content Description Typescripts of WQXR New York, radio broadcasts by Lisa Sergio.

Norah Tracey papers

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Identifier: GTM-861201
Scope and Contents note The collection primarily consists of personal correspondence. Letters from male admirers provide some insight into life in the British Armed Forces during World War II. Business exchanges relate to the commissioning and sale of women's travel clothing. Included are photographs of Tracey with acquaintances.