Cold War

Collections with Divisional Holdings

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower White House photographs

    Consists of White House photographs (1950-1960) that are mainly of President Eisenhower on various public occasions. In a number of photographs he is shown together with his family, John Foster Dulles, and other statesmen.

  • Philip A. Crowl Collection on John Foster Dulles

    Crowl's Collection on John Foster Dulles is composed of Crowl's research materials for an unwritten biography on Dulles, including photocopies of correspondence, oral histories, and other materials about Dulles's entire career, as well as his family and personal life. The correspondence is between Dulles and politicians, government officials, and leaders of governments throughout the world, and concerned citizens in the United States, on a variety of issues related to his service to the United States government.

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Library files relating to John Foster Dulles

    Consists of copies of correspondence, telephone conversations, memoranda, messages, statements, speeches, treaty drafts, and other material in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library in Abilene, Kansas, relating to John Foster Dulles (Princeton Class of 1908) during his term as secretary of state (1951-1959), which have been declassified by the General Services Administration from 1979 to the present. Included are papers of Dwight D. Eisenhower and files of John M. Allison on Japan.

  • Peter Grose Papers

    The Peter Grose Papers document Grose's research on Allen Dulles and the Soviet Union. The papers include writings, subject files consisting of research notes and photocopied sources, as well as a small number of photographs. Of note is the Central Intelligence Agency's declassified history of Allen Dulles's tenure at the CIA.

  • Don Oberdorfer Papers

    This collection contains transcripts of interviews conducted by Oberdorfer with both Soviet and American foreign policy officials about events occurring between 1983 and 1990, as well as records detailing those events.

  • Paul D. Tillett, Jr. Papers

    The papers of Paul D. Tillett, Jr. largely relate to his study, “The Social Costs of the Loyalty Programs.” The most significant part of this collection is the responses to questionnaires Tillett sent to academic professionals and a few federal employees in 1964, who were adversely affected by official inquiries into Communist activities during the 1950s. The questionnaire was designed to evaluate the long-term financial and psychological consequences of the anti-Communist crusade.

  • David E. Lilienthal Papers

    This collection consists of the papers of Lilienthal spanning his entire career.

  • Mildred Harford Correspondence with Lana Peters (Svetlana Alliluyeva)

    This collection contains five files of correspondence, clippings and photographs sent from Lana Peters (also known as Svetlana Alliluyeva, the daughter of Josef Stalin) to her friend Mildred Harford.

  • Council on Foreign Relations Records: Studies Department Series

    The Studies Department Series documents the planning and execution of the various study groups (including discussion groups, current issue review groups, seminars, workshops and conferences) and projects. Documents in this series reflect the administration of the Studies Department (mainly through correspondence and subject files), the records of the groups themselves (through correspondence, background papers, meeting minutes and final reports), and the subject files and correspondence of major players in the Council’s Studies Department from the 1940s onward.

  • Louis Fischer Papers

    This collection consists of correspondence, interviews, articles, notes, lectures,
    speeches, photographs, and audiovisual materials that document Fischer’s life as a
    journalist, writer, commentator on international affairs, and a founder of the
    Liberal Party (1944). The collection includes the papers of Fischer’s wife, Bertha
    \Markoosha\ Mark Fischer, as well as family correspondence and papers. General

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