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Arthur Clarence Walworth papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 532

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence, research materials, and writings on Woodrow Wilson, Commodore Perry's expedition, and American diplomacy at the end of World War I. Correspondence with biographer Phyllis Levin is included in the papers.

Dates

  • 1868-2003
  • Majority of material found within 1868 - 1994

Creator

Language

English

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 for their personal use should consult Copying Services information on the Manuscripts and Archives web site.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by Ellen Rose Ebersole, the Donor, of this collection for materials authored or otherwise produced by Arthur C. Walworth. After the lifetime of the Donor, her copyright passes to Yale University. Copyright status for other 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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

With the exception of one box, the papers were deposited by Arthur C. Walworth, 1972-1993 and 1999; and were the gift of Ellen R. Ebersole, 1993. Accession 1995-M-091 was deposited by Ellen Ebersole in 1994. Gift of Arthur C. Walworth, 2004.

Arrangement

Arranged by accession.

Extent

19.5 Linear Feet

Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0532

Overview

The papers consist of correspondence, research materials, and writings on Woodrow Wilson, Commodore Perry's expedition, and American diplomacy at the end of World War I. Correspondence with biographer Phyllis Levin is included in the papers.

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Clarence Walworth, historian and author, was born in Newton, Massachusetts, in 1903. He received a B.A. degree from Yale in 1925. Walworth taught English and modern European history in China and traveled in Japan and Europe. In 1927 he joined the educational department of Houghton Mifflin. Walworth received the Pulitzer Prize in biography in 1958 for his book on Woodrow Wilson. He is the author of School Histories at War, 1938; Black Ships off Japan, 1946; Cape Breton, 1948; The Medomak Way, 1953; Woodrow Wilson, 2 vols., 1958; America's Moment, 1918, 1977; and Wilson and His Peacemakers, 1986. Walworth died on January 10, 2005, in Needham, Massachusetts.
Title
Guide to the Arthur Clarence Walworth Papers
Author
compiled by John Espy
Date
February 1985
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • October 2009: Finding aid revision description not supplied.

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
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