United States. Office of Strategic Services
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Mark A. Bradley collection on Duncan Chaplin Lee
Call Number: MS 2063
Overview: The collection comprises research materials compiled by Mark A. Bradley for his book A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior. Roughly half the material are copies of archival and government records along with related notes. Archival records include materials from personal papers kept at repositories such as the National Archives and the Hoover Institute. Government records are represented mainly from the Central Intelligence Agency...
David Andrew Hunter papers
Call Number: MS 1486
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, topical files and photographs. Correspondence and topical files document David Hunter's attempts to prove that his post-war illnesses were service-related and to gain compensation. The photographs are of the Far East during World War II.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > David Andrew Hunter papers
Robert P. Joyce papers
Call Number: MS 1901
Overview: The collection comprises the memoirs and related writings of Robert P. Joyce, documenting his personal life, as well as his career in the United States Foreign Service and the Office of Strategic Services. There is a minimal amount of correspondence with Max Hayward, authority on Russian literature, and Paul Nitze, expert on United States foreign policy.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Robert P. Joyce papers
Raymond Kennedy papers
Call Number: MS 1046
Overview: Papers accumulated by Yale Sociology professor Raymond Kennedy and relating to his research in Southeast Asia. Collection primarily comprises writings, maps, photographs, field trip notes, and other research materials documenting Kennedy's work in Southeast Asia, particularly in Indonesia. Among the writings, some of which are in Dutch and Indonesian, are articles and speeches by Kennedy, memoranda written for the U.S. State Department, and writings by others about Southeast Asia. The...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Raymond Kennedy papers
Duncan Chaplin Lee and John Lee Papers
Call Number: MS 2062
Overview: The collection consists of the personal papers of Duncan Chaplin Lee and his son, John Lee. Materials include Duncan Chaplin Lee’s correspondence, writings, photographs, and biographical material regarding his personal and work life. Key within these materials are documents that chronicle Lee’s evolving interest in Marxism-Leninism in the 1930s, his military service, and the events that surfaced after he was accused of espionage in 1948. This material was then used by historian Mark A. Bradley...
Myers family papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 27
Overview: The papers contain correspondence with family, friends, and acquaintances, plus a variety of personal papers, including obituaries, letters of sympathy, diaries, and scrapbooks documenting the lives of Richard E. and Alice Lee Myers and their children. Prominent correspondents include Stephen Vincent Benét, Nadia Boulanger, Grace Flandrau, John Gielgud, Charlotte Kett, Archibald MacLeish, and Gerald Murphy.
Norman Holmes Pearson Papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 899
Overview: The Norman Holmes Pearson papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, and audiovisual material that document a broad range of Pearson's professional and personal activities, including his research on Nathaniel Hawthorne and Ezra Pound, his management of the literary estates of H.D. and Bryher, and his activity as a professor of English and American Studies at Yale University. Documentation relating to Pearson's service in the Office of Strategic Services is...
Dates: 1829-1983, bulk 1930-1975
Walter L. Pforzheimer papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 817
Overview: The Walter L. Pforzheimer Papers contain personal correspondence, diaries, writings, notes, and family papers; correspondence, reports, and other documents relating to the United States Army during World War II, the Central Intelligence Agency, the CIA's Historical Intelligence Collection, and the United States Defense Intelligence College; historical manuscripts and related materials collected by Pforzheimer concerning the history of military intelligence, including autograph documents,...
Dates: circa 1548-circa 2001 1940-1995, bulk 1940-1995
H. F. Broch de Rothermann papers
Call Number: YCGL MSS 2
Overview: The H. F. Broch de Rothermann Papers are composed primarily of correspondence which documents the life and career of the Austrian writer Hermann Broch, the father of Hermann Friedrich Broch de Rothermann. The collection spans the years 1916 to circa 2001, with the bulk of the material falling between 1953 and 1986. Major topics include republication of Hermann Broch's writings, Broch scholarship, and other aspects of the reception history of Broch's works. Also present are materials relating to...
Dates: 1916-2001, bulk 1953-1986
Richard Ruggles papers
Call Number: MS 1871
Overview: The papers consist of the papers and reports of Richard Ruggles regarding an invention called the Yale Rapid Selector and his work for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II.
Dates: 1943-1990, bulk 1943-1953
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Richard Ruggles papers
Harvey Seymour Sussman papers
Call Number: MS 1457
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs which document Harvey Seymour Sussman's year as a member of the Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP) at Yale University and his service as a member of the Office of Strategic Services. The papers also include material for the ASTP reunion at Yale in 1990 and a 1995 diary of a return visit to Burma.
Yale in World War II collection
Call Number: MS 1212
Overview: The collection consists of printed matter, reports, correspondence, memoranda, radio scripts, memorabilia, scrapbooks and clippings documenting some of the activities at Yale University and of the individual colleges during World War II. Letters from Yale men in the services, both in the United States and abroad, to officials of the university make up a substantial part of the collection. Also included are correspondence and financial documents of the "Yale Library Project," a military...