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Papers, 1839-1973 (inclusive).

Author: William Benton
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Contains personal and professional correspondence, reports, legal documents, account books, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, research notes, transcripts of radio and television broadcasts, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, awards, and mementos. Papers highlight Benton's business and investment successes as well as his contributions to education and public affairs. Includes material relating to  Read more...
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Named Person: Mortimer Jerome Adler; William Benton; Chester Bowles; John Kenneth Galbraith; Anna Rosenberg Hoffman; Paul G Hoffman; Hubert H Humphrey; Robert Maynard Hutchins; Harold D Lasswell; Edward H Levi; Henry Robinson Luce; Joseph McCarthy; Adlai E Stevenson; Harry S Truman; Harold Wilson
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William Benton
OCLC Number: 52250092
Description: 306.5 linear ft.
Other Titles: Benton, William, papers and addenda

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Contains personal and professional correspondence, reports, legal documents, account books, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, research notes, transcripts of radio and television broadcasts, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, awards, and mementos. Papers highlight Benton's business and investment successes as well as his contributions to education and public affairs. Includes material relating to Encyclopaedia Britannica (1941-1973); Encyclopaedia Britannica Films (1939-1973); America First Committee; the Committee for Economic Development (1942-1973); Muzak (1941-1973); Benton & Bowles (1925-1973); the U.S. State Department (1941-1973); UNESCO (1946-1973); the McCarthy era; the establishment of Voice of America; the University of Chicago Board of Trustees; the Benton Foundation (1958-1973) commitments to Brandeis University, the University of Bridgeport, the University of Connecticut, the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, and the American Shakespeare Festival; and Connecticut and national politics (1948-1973). Correspondents include Mortimer Adler, Laird K. Bell, Chester Bowles, Gaylord Donnelly, Paul Douglas, John K. Galbraith, Paul Hoffman, Hubert Humphrey, Robert Hutchins, Harold Lasswell, Edward Levi, Henry and Clare Booth Luce, Anna Rosenberg, Bearsdley Ruml, Adlai Stevenson, Harry Truman, and Harold Wilson.

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