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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

Robert P. Anderson papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 2035
Overview: The papers document the professional and personal life of federal judge and Yale University alumnus Robert P. Anderson. The majority of the collection is comprised of personal papers, including materials from his education at Yale College and Yale Law School, documents related to his service in the United States Coast Guard Reserve, and correspondence with family, friends, and organizations. The second largest portion of the collection consists of materials from his judicial career. These are...
Dates: 1880-2014

Kan'ichi Asakawa papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 40
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, notes, photographs, and miscellanea documenting the personal life and professional career of Kan'ichi Asakawa, a professor of Japanese history at Yale University and author of several books on Japanese history.
Dates: 1894-1994, bulk 1894-1955

Paul Moody Atkins papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 41
Overview: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, printed material, writings, clippings, diaries, photographs, and miscellanea relating to Paul Moody Atkins, a financial management consultant, international economic and banking expert, author, educator, and special liquidator of securities for the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency (1932-1937). Atkins' professional work in Peru (1931), French West Africa (1940-1941), Iran (1943-1945), Greece (1947-1948), and Japan (1948) are documented through correspondence,...
Dates: 1749-1976

Hanson Weightman Baldwin papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 54
Summary: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, subject files, research materials, publicity for books, and other papers of Hanson W. Baldwin, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and military affairs reporter and editor for the New York Times from 1929-1968, and editor for Reader's Digest, 1968-1976. The papers relate to Baldwin's work and interests as a journalist and author and include correspondence with many high-ranking...
Dates: 1900-1988

Alan Mara Bateman papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 641
Overview: Correspondence, field reports, memoranda, and government documents chiefly relating to Bateman's service on various government commissions, among them the Metals and Minerals Division of the Foreign Economic Administration (1942-1946), the U.S. Missions to Mexico (1942), the President's Materials Policy Commission (1951-1953). The few items from his teaching career at Yale include gradebooks for the years 1907-1955 and reports on the Sheffield Scientific School.
Dates: 1907-1968

Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant letters to Kenneth Clark and Jane Clark

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 39
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence from the artistic partners, Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell, to the art historian Kenneth Clark and his wife, Elizabeth “Jane” (née Martin).
Dates: ca. 1920-ca.1969

Alfred Mitchell Bingham and the Common Sense collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 148
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, and other papers of Alfred Bingham, social reformer, writer, founder and editor of Common Sense, lawyer, and politician. Included are his personal papers, consisting of diaries, writings and correspondence, much of the latter being with individuals and organizations prominent in the reform movements of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1960s. Also included are the business and correspondence files of Common Sense, and files relating to...
Dates: 1905-1979

Bernard Bloch papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1129
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, reports, and printed material relating to Bernard Bloch's editorship of Language, his directorship of Japanese training programs at Yale during World War II, and other professional activities.
Dates: 1936-1965

Edwin Montefiore Borchard papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 670
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, research notes, memoranda, writings, speeches, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia of Edwin Borchard, professor of law at Yale University, specialist in international law, adviser to government and business, and controversial advocate of American neutrality in both world wars. The correspondence reflects both his political and legal interests. Most important among his correspondents is John Bassett Moore, with whom he exchanged over 2,000 letters between...
Dates: 1910-1950

Chester Bowles papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 628
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, writings, photographs, clippings, oral history interviews, and other material documenting the personal life and professional career of Chester Bowles. Bowles' political career in Connecticut and his service as ambassador to India are detailed, as is his work as a foreign policy advisor, chairman of the Democratic Platform Committee at the 1960 national convention, and author and speaker on political affairs.
Dates: 1924-1982

John Woolman Brush papers

 Collection
Call Number: RG 283
Overview: The John Woolman Brush papers consist of materials documented and compiled by John Brush himself throughout his career. The collection spans from Brush’s early life after high school in 1914 through his retirement, with the latest materials being comments from the late 1970’s in some of his earlier journals, and letters from the 1980’s.

The collection is split into five series: Correspondence, Educational Materials, Pastoral Materials, Writings, and Journals and Diaries.
Dates: 1915-1982

Campbell Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RG 7
Overview: The papers document two generations of Baptist missionary effort in South China. Extensive biographical and autobiographical material gives insight into the personal lives of the Campbells. Conditions in China during World War II are reflected in the letters of Louise and Dorothy Campbell. The Campbells were a family of missionaries in China. George Campbell and his wife, Jennie Wortman Campbell served in South China (1887-1916). Four of their eight children continued missionary efforts. Louise...
Dates: 1855-1972

Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies (Hartford and Connecticut Chapters) papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 66
Overview: Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, printed matter, and clippings of the Hartford and Connecticut chapters of the CDAAA, an anti-isolationist organization formed for the purpose of influencing public opinion and lobbying in favor of U.S. assistance to the Allied powers. The principal figures of this organization represented in the collection are Walter E. Batterson, Eleanor Taft Tilton, and H. M. Dadourian. There is also material relating to John Danaher and the Danaher-McMahon...
Dates: 1939-1944

Sumner McKnight Crosby papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1144
Overview: Correspondence, minutes of meetings, and reports documenting Crosby's Yale-related work, and his service on various commissions on the arts outside of Yale. The papers record his activities as chairman of the History of Art Department (1947-1953, 1962-1965), as advisor to the Audio-Visual Center, and as curator of Medieval Art at the Yale Art Gallery. His membership on commissions to preserve works of art damaged in World War II, and to foster international exchange programs in the arts is...
Dates: 1937-1977

Walter J. P. Curley papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 2009
Overview: The papers document Walter J. P. Curley’s public service career and experiences abroad, in particular his service in the United States Marine Corps in the Pacific and China during World War II and his work as United States ambassador to Ireland (1975-1977) and France (1989-1993). The papers consist of correspondence, public service papers, speeches, writings, and photographs.
Dates: Circa 1918-circa 2014

John Anthony Danaher papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 165
Overview: The papers consist primarily of John A. Danaher's senatorial files and include political and constituent correspondence, speeches, background material, and copies of legislation. The files document Danaher's service on the Judiciary, Finance, and Banking and Currency Committees during the 76th-78th Congresses, and highlight his efforts to prevent American involvement in World War II, his study of post-war foreign policy aims, and his concerns over domestic liberties during wartime. The papers...
Dates: 1900-1982, bulk 1938-1953

Decision Magazine papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 176
Overview: Correspondence, drafts of articles and poems, legal documents, press releases, clippings and other papers of the magazine which was published in New York from January 1941 to February 1942 under the editorship of Klaus Mann. Correspondents and writers include W.H. Auden, André Gide, Sir Julian Huxley, Christopher Isherwood, Heinrich Mann, Thomas Mann, William Carlos Williams and Stefan Zweig. Also in the papers is the proof for an unpublished article by Vladimir Nabokov, "Soviet Literature...
Dates: 1940-1942

William Adams Delano papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 178
Overview: The papers consist almost entirely of social and professional correspondence. They also include an unpublished autobiography, The Reminiscences of William Adams Delano; printed matter; and a drawing made for the 46th anniversary of The Record. Much of the personal correspondence concerns Delano's membership in various New York clubs and his classmates in the Yale College class of 1895. His professional correspondence relates in part to important commissions, among them his work on the White...
Dates: 1902-1960, bulk 1939-1960

Exiles Film Project records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1734
Overview: The records consist of interviews, interview transcripts, editing and production records, and film footage created during the making of the film, The Exiles. The film, written by Richard Kaplan and Lou Potter, and produced by Richard Kaplan Productions, was released in 1989. Its focus is the European artists, scholars, and intellectuals, mostly Jewish, who escaped totalitarianism and emigrated to America before and during World War II. The film...
Dates: 1984-1989

John Sylvester Fischer papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 850
Overview: Family and general correspondence, subject files, writings, diaries and memorabilia. The general correspondence makes up nearly half the papers, documenting Fischer's professional career. As editor of Harper's Magazine (1935-1967) with time out as an editor of Harper & Brothers (1947-1953) he numbered many prominent writers among his correspondents. Notable are Bruce Catton, Norman Cousins, Ralph Ellison, Malcolm Foster, John Kenneth Galbraith, John...
Dates: 1907-1980