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Series Accession 2020-M-0015: Additional material, 1969

Call Number: MS 1087, Series Accession 2020-M-0015

Scope and Contents

This accession contains an October 29, 1969 letter from Dean Acheson to the architect Edward H. Bennett, Jr. In the letter, Acheson thanks Bennett for sharing a review by Sidney Ham of Acheson's book, presumably Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department. Acheson writes that he hopes "[his] words about Mr. Truman should lead you to revise favorably your views about him -- an [sic] not only in comparison with his successors in office but with some of his more illustrious predecessors."


  • 1969


Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

Some materials in Box 9, 34, and 68 are restricted pending review by the federal government. Box 70 is restricted to research until January 1, 2038 as established by Yale Corporation regulations.

The entire collection is available on microfilm, with the exception of Box 56 and Box 70 from the main accession and Accessions 1983-M-005, 1986-M-009, 1989-M-044, 1991-M-065, 2003-M-050, 2003-M-075, 2007-M-056, and 2011-M-070. Patrons must use HM 258 instead of the originals.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Michelle Jacques, 2019.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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