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Cold War

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on the post World War II rivalry between western capitalist nations led by the United States and eastern communist nations led by the Soviet Union.

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Victor M. Baydalakoff Papers

Identifier: GTM-720920
Scope and Contents The Victor M. Baydalakoff Collection consists of correspondence, documents, reports, and photographs, as well as some interesting examples of anti-Communist agitational literature. It contains various organizational materials, documents, reports, and publications generated by various administrative, information, and operational sectors of the NTS (Natsionalno-Trudovoi Soiuz, trans: The National Worker's Alliance), an organization Baydalakoff founded in 1930. Mr. Baydalakoff's personal...
Dates: 1932 - 1965

Anthony Cave Brown Papers

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, photocopied documents, internet printouts, printed matter, manuscripts of some of his books, audio cassettes, and some photographs. Documents pertaining to various figures in the intelligence field; including William Donovan, H. St. John B. Philby, and Kim...
Dates: 1930 - 2006

Walter J. Ciszek, SJ Interviews

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS191
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Consisting of audio taped interviews with Walter J. Ciszek, SJ, this collection documents the American-born Jesuit's life, ca. 1938-1963. Discussed are: his mission work in Poland and Russia, 1938-1941; arrest by Soviet secret police in 1941; imprisonment in Moscow and Siberia; and eventual release and return to the United States in 1963. The interviews are contained on 9 tapes (duplicates of tapes 1-8 included). The tapes give no indication, either on their face or by their content, of...
Dates: 1964

John A. DeNovo Papers

Identifier: GTM-19930322
Scope and Contents Author of the 1963 work American Interests and Policies in the Middle East, 1900-1939, DeNovo assembled a collection consisting primarily of research materials for a proposed second volume to cover the years from 1939 to 1950. There are extensive research notes and correspondence about the role of Harold Ickes in the development of oil policy and Arabia, as well as on the Middle East origins of the Cold War.The collection consists of drafts, notes...
Dates: circa 1940-1975

Cornelius Van H. Engert Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS169
Scope and Contents 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 focusing on...
Dates: 1896 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1960

Cornelius Van H. Engert Papers 2

Identifier: GTM-970901
Scope and Contents

The Cornelius Van H. Engert papers 2 comprise a portion of the personal papers of Cornelius Van H. Engert, a U.S. diplomat who served in a number of important diplomatic posts. The collection includes correspondence, diplomatic memos, printed materials, speeches, and photographs.

Dates: 1887 - 1985

Raymond L. Garthoff papers

Identifier: GTM-130104
Collection level scope/content note This collection reflects Garthoff’s lifelong interest in the intelligence community and the Cold War. The bulk of the collection is newsprint or copies of news articles, and scholarly articles and copies of books on intelligence topics, frequently with marginalia and comments by Garthoff. While some sources are in Russian, the majority of the collection is in English. The collection is divided into two series, one comprised of intelligence coverage in news sources from 1943 to 2010, and the...
Dates: 1919-2011; Majority of material found within 1943-2010

Edward Grazda Collection on Afghanistan

Identifier: GTM-20240605
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 48 silver gelatin work prints and more than two 250 items of printed ephemera related to the Afghan conflict primarily from 1977 to 2010, taken and collected by photographer Edward Grazda.The ephemera collection includes 45 large posters, two large maps, and a poster-size spiral bound presentation book used to demonstrate the principles of democratic voting and rule to multilingual Afghan citizens. Further to that, there are close to 150 smaller items...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1977 - 2010; 1953 - 2017

Robert F. Kelley Papers

Identifier: GTM-770901
Scope and contents note

The Robert F. Kelley Papers document relations between the United States and the Soviet Union during World War II and the Cold War period to 1975. Included are articles and addresses by Kelley on this topic.

Dates: 1917 - 1975

Robert J. Lamphere Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS264
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Comprised mostly of research files generated for his book "The FBI-KGB War," the Robert J. Lamphere Papers document the research activities of Robert J. Lamphere, who was an FBI special agent from 1941 to 1955. Correspondence in this collection includes a large number of letters from Gary Kern, Sam Papich, and Fred Wrixon and a small number of letters from J. Edgar Hoover, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and Edward Teller. Drafts of Lamphere's "The FBI-KGB War" are retained, together with the...
Dates: 1937 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2002

Richard B. Parker Papers

Identifier: GTM-150513
Scope and Contents The Richard B. Parker papers comprise the personal papers of a long-time American diplomat who was U.S. Ambassador to Algeria (1974-1977), Lebanon (1977-1978), and Morocco (1978-1979). This collection contains research materials generated by Parker concerning diplomatic activities of the United States with the Barbary states around 1800 and concerning American diplomacy in the modern Middle East and North Africa. The materials also document Parker's career as an American diplomat in the...
Dates: 1780 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2009

Yale Richmond Cultural Exchange Files

Identifier: GTM-150402
Dates: 1973 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1991

Andre Visson Papers

Identifier: GTM-760105
Scope and Contents The major bulk of material from the Andre Visson papers dates from Visson's arrival in the United States in 1940. The papers are of particular interest in chronicling world events and in tracing the development of journalism from the beginning of the Second World War through the Cold War years. In each of these cases, Visson brought a unique perspective as a native of Russia who adopted the United States as his home. The role of the American press in articulating the course of the Cold War...
Dates: 1920 - 1964