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Courtney Letts de Espil papers, 1925-1994

Author: Courtney Letts de Espil
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence, diaries, writings, clippings, photographs, and other papers chiefly concerning Letts de Espil's years (1933-1943) in Washington, D.C., as wife of Felipe A. Espil, Argentine ambassador to the U.S. Diary entries concern social affairs in Washington and include references to many prominent individuals of the New Deal era such as Adolf Augustus and Beatrice Bishop Berle, Antoinette and Charles Evans  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
History
Correspondence
Named Person: Adolf A Berle, Jr.; Beatrice Bishop Berle; George Bush; Felipe A Espil; Antoinette Hughes; Charles Evans Hughes; Cordell Hull; Frances Hull; Frances Hull; Harold L Ickes; Arthur Krock; Martha Krock; Elinor Morgenthau; Henry Morgenthau; Drew Pearson; Juan Domingo Perón; Carlos Saavedra Lamas; Adlai E Stevenson; Arthur H Vandenberg; Hazel Vandenberg; Henry A Wallace; Ilo Wallace; Mathilde Welles; Mathilde Welles; Sumner Welles; Sumner Welles; Edward Windsor, Duke of; Wallis Warfield Windsor, Duchess of; Adolf A Berle, Jr.; Beatrice Bishop Berle; Felipe A Espil; Antoinette Hughes; Charles Evans Hughes; Cordell Hull; Frances Hull; Harold L Ickes; Arthur Krock; Martha Krock; Elinor Morgenthau; Henry Morgenthau; Drew Pearson; Juan Domingo Perón; Carlos Saavedra Lamas; Adlai E Stevenson; Arthur H Vandenberg; Hazel Vandenberg; Henry A Wallace; Ilo Wallace; Mathilde Welles; Sumner Welles; Edward Windsor, Duke of; Wallis Warfield Windsor, Duchess of; George Bush
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Courtney Letts de Espil
OCLC Number: 70982594
Language Note: Collection material in English and Spanish.
Description: 525 items. 12 containers plus 1 oversize. 4.8 linear feet.

Abstract:

Correspondence, diaries, writings, clippings, photographs, and other papers chiefly concerning Letts de Espil's years (1933-1943) in Washington, D.C., as wife of Felipe A. Espil, Argentine ambassador to the U.S. Diary entries concern social affairs in Washington and include references to many prominent individuals of the New Deal era such as Adolf Augustus and Beatrice Bishop Berle, Antoinette and Charles Evans Hughes, Cordell and Frances Hull, Harold L. Ickes, Arthur and Martha Krock, Elinor and Henry Morgenthau, Drew Pearson, Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Arthur H. and Hazel Vandenberg, Henry Agard and Ilo Wallace, and Mathilde and Sumner Welles. The papers also document a cruise to the Arctic in 1927, the Espils's return to Argentina in 1943, other diplomatic assignments, life in Argentina under Juan Perón, and relations between the U.S. and Argentina. Correspondents include George Bush, Frances Hull, Adlai E. Stevenson II, Mathilde and Sumner Welles, and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.

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