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Eugene Victor Rostow papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1024

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence, subject files, writings, printed material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia documenting the professional and personal life of Eugene V. Rostow, Yale Law School professor and dean.

Dates

  • 1929-2000

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Original audiovisual materials, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist must pay for a use copy, which is retained by the repository. Researchers wishing to obtain an additional copy of non-commercially produced items for their personal use should consult Copying Services information on the Manuscripts and Archives web site.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status of collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies of commercially produced audiovisual materials contained in this collection cannot be made for researcher use outside of the repository.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Eugene V. Rostow, 1979, 1981, 1984, 1990, and 2000. Gift of the Estate of Eugene V. Rostow, 2003. Transferred from the Yale Law School, 1982, and 2021.

Arrangement

The records are arranged by accession.

Extent

73.67 Linear Feet (103 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1024

Overview

The papers consist of correspondence, subject files, writings, printed material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia documenting the professional and personal life of Eugene V. Rostow, Yale Law School professor and dean.

Biographical / Historical

Eugene V. Rostow (1913-2002) graduated from Yale College in 1933 and Yale Law School in 1937. During his career, he served on the law school faculty and as dean. Rostow also held various governmental positions including that of undersecretary for political affairs during the Lyndon Baines Johnson administration and director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency under President Reagan. He was a leader of the Coalition for a Democratic Majority and was a founder of the Committee on the Present Danger. He published widely in the fields of foreign relations and international security.

Rostow died on November 25, 2002, in Alexandria, Virginia.
Title
Guide to the Eugene Victor Rostow papers
Author
compiled by staff of Manuscripts and Archives; revised June 2022 by Michelle Peralta
Date
July 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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