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Papers of W. Averell Harriman, 1869-1988

Author: W Averell Harriman
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Microfilm : English
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Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements and writings, business records, political files, diplomatic accounts, family papers, architectural and mechanical drawings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Dean Acheson; Elie Abel; Konrad Adenauer; Vincent Astor; C R Attlee; Mohammad Ayub Khan; Max Aitken Beaverbrook, Baron; Georges Bidault; Habib Bourguiba; Leonid Ilʹich Brezhnev; James F Byrnes; Jimmy Carter; Mark Lincoln Chadwin; Winston Churchill; Archibald John Kerr Clark Kerr, Baron Interchapel; Richard Stafford Cripps, Sir; Wilhelm Cuno; John R Deane; Anatoliĭ Fedorovich Dobrynin; Allen Dulles; Ira Eaker; Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon; Dwight D Eisenhower; Herbert Feis; Mary Averell Harriman Fisk; James Forrestal; Charles de Gaulle; E Roland Harriman; Edward Henry Harriman; Marie Norton Whitney Harriman; Pamela Digby Churchill Hayward Harriman; Edward Heath; Richard Helms; Paul G Hoffman; Cordell Hull; Lyndon B Johnson; John F Kennedy; Robert F Kennedy; Aleksey Nikolayevich Kosygin; Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev; Robert A Lovett; R S Lovett; Douglas MacArthur; Harold Macmillan; George C Marshall; John J McCloy; Robert S McNamara; Robert P Meiklejohn; Robert Menzies; Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran; Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov; Jean Monnet; Kathleen Lanier Harriman Mortimer; Mohammad Mosaddeq; John Muir; Jawaharlal Nehru; Georgi M Pushkin; Franklin D Roosevelt; Mary Harriman Rumsey; Dean Rusk; Robert Schuman; Souvanna Phouma, Prince of Laos; Paul-Henri Spaak; Joseph Stalin; Edward R Stettinius, Jr.; Herbert Bayard Swope; Josip Broz Tito; Ahmed Sékou Touré; Harry S Truman; Cyrus R Vance; Sumner Welles; Harold Wilson; Elie Abel; Dean Acheson; Konrad Adenauer; Vincent Astor; C R Attlee; Mohammad Ayub Khan; Max Aitken Beaverbrook, Baron; Georges Bidault; Habib Bourguiba; Leonid Ilʹich Brezhnev; James F Byrnes; Jimmy Carter; Mark Lincoln Chadwin; Winston Churchill; Richard Stafford Cripps, Sir; Wilhelm Cuno; John R Deane; Anatoliĭ Fedorovich Dobrynin; Allen Dulles; Ira Eaker; Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon; Dwight D Eisenhower; Herbert Feis; Mary Averell Harriman Fisk; James Forrestal; Charles de Gaulle; E Roland Harriman; Edward Henry Harriman; Marie Norton Whitney Harriman; Pamela Digby Churchill Hayward Harriman; Edward Heath; Richard Helms; Paul G Hoffman; Cordell Hull; Lyndon B Johnson; John F Kennedy; Robert F Kennedy; Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev; Aleksey Nikolayevich Kosygin; R S Lovett; Robert A Lovett; Douglas MacArthur; Harold Macmillan; George C Marshall; John J McCloy; Robert S McNamara; Robert P Meiklejohn; Robert Menzies; Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran; Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov; Jean Monnet; Kathleen Lanier Harriman Mortimer; Mohammad Mosaddeq; John Muir; Jawaharlal Nehru; Georgi M Pushkin; Franklin D Roosevelt; Mary Harriman Rumsey; Dean Rusk; Robert Schuman; Souvanna Phouma, Prince of Laos; Paul-Henri Spaak; Joseph Stalin; Edward R Stettinius, Jr.; Herbert Bayard Swope; Josip Broz Tito; Ahmed Sékou Touré; Harry S Truman; Cyrus R Vance; Sumner Welles; Harold Wilson
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: W Averell Harriman
OCLC Number: 71071710
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1988-1995.
Description: 344,250 items. 1,108 containers plus 11 classified. 54 microfilm reels. 526.3 linear feet.
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Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements and writings, business records, political files, diplomatic accounts, family papers, architectural and mechanical drawings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations. Major topics include the defeat of Germany in World War II, Soviet-American relations, Marshall Plan, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Korean and Vietnamese wars, African independence movements, U.S. intervention in Latin America, arms negotiations, and the antinuclear movement.

Family members represented include Mary Averell Harriman Fisk, E. Roland Harriman, Edward Henry Harriman, Marie Norton Whitney Harriman, Pamela Digby Churchill Hayward Harriman, Kathleen Lanier Harriman Mortimer, and Mary Harriman Rumsey. Other persons represented include Dean Acheson, Konrad Adenauer, Vincent Astor, C.R. Attlee, Mohammad Ayub Khan, Lord Beaverbrook (Max Aiken), Georges Bidault, Habib Bourguiba, Leonid Il'ich Brezhnev, James Francis Byrnes, Winston Churchill, Sir Archibald Clark Kerr, Richard Stafford Cripps, Wilhelm Cuno, John R. Deane, Anatoliy Fedorovich Dobrynin, Allen Welsh Dulles, Ira Eaker, Anthony Eden, Dwight D. Eisenhower, James Forrestal, Charles de Gaulle, Edward Heath, Richard Helms, Paul G. Hoffman, Cordell Hull, Robert F. Kennedy, Aleksey Nikolayevich Kosygin, Nikita Sergevich Khrushchev, Robert A. Lovett, Robert S. Lovett, Douglas MacArthur, Harold MacMillan, George C. Marshall, John Jay McCloy, Robert S. McNamara, Robert P. Meiklejohn, Robert Gordon Menzies, Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov, Jean Monnet, Mohammad Mosaddeq, Jawaharlal Nehru, Georgi M. Pushkin, Dean Rusk, Robert Schuman, Souvanna Phouma, Paul-Henri Spaak, Joseph Stalin, Edward R. Stettinius, Herbert Bayard Swope, Josip Broz Tito, Ahmed Sékou Touré, Cyrus R. Vance, Sumner Welles, and Harold Wilson.

Other topics include Palisades Interstate Park Commission, Business Advisory Council for the Dept. of Commerce, World War II missions to Moscow, the Casablanca and other wartime and postwar conferences, posts in the Truman administration as ambassador to Great Britain and to the Soviet Union, secretary of commerce, and director of the Mutual Security Agency, presidential campaigns of 1952, 1956, and 1960, Harriman's campaign for and governorship of New York (1955-1959), and his 1983 trip to the Soviet Union. Includes business files on Georgian Manganese Company, Merchant Shipbuilding Corporation, Russian Finance and Construction Corporation, the Sun Valley (Idaho) ski resort, Union Pacific Railroad Company, and W.A. Harriman & Company; memoirs Harriman coauthored with Elie Abel; and writings by Mark Lincoln Chadwin and Herbert Feis. Also included is an album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, a scientific expedition to Alaska in 1899 undertaken by the Harriman family accompanied by John Muir and other scientists and naturalists.

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