Front cover image for Eric Frederick Goldman papers, 1886-1988 (bulk 1940-1970)

Eric Frederick Goldman papers, 1886-1988 (bulk 1940-1970)

Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, writings, speeches, transcripts, reports, research materials, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining primarily to Goldman's career as author, historian, and special consultant to President Lyndon B. Johnson. Subjects include Goldman's role as intermediary between the president and the intellectual community include the arts, domestic affairs, immigration, international cooperation, poverty, Vietnam, and programs for Presidential Scholars, White House Fellows, and summer interns. Includes material pertaining to Goldman's work as moderator of the television program, Open Mind, (1959-1967) and as president of the Society of American Historians (1962-1969) and to Jacob K. Javits's senatorial campaign (1962). Also includes materials from Goldman's research and writings on Charles J. Bonaparte, the civil rights movement, reform in America, and post-World War II American history. Research material for the Bonaparte biography includes letters signed by Benjamin Harrison, Bonaparte, and Theodore Roosevelt; research material for an unpublished book on the lynching of Zachariah Walker in Coatesville, Pa., in 1911 includes correspondence, notes, newspaper articles, and transcripts of court cases. Also includes family papers containing letters between Goldman and his father, Harry Eric Goldman
Archival Material, English,
27,600 items. 91 containers plus 13 oversize. 43 linear feet.
Collection material in English