Henry Lewis Stimson Papers, 1846–1966 and Henry Lewis Stimson Diaries, 1909-1945
Henry Lewis Stimson served as Secretary of War under William H. Taft, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Harry S. Truman and Secretary of State under Herbert Hoover. Stimson fought in World War I, headed a special electoral mission to Nicaragua in 1927, served as Governor General of the Philippines from 1927–1929, and was an active public commentator and informal advisor on foreign affairs during the building international crisis of the 1930s and after World War II. The Henry Lewis Stimson Diaries, 1909–1945 offers scholars an invaluable historical source into the personal accounts of an American statesman of the first rank over a long public career. The Henry Lewis Stimson Papers, 1846–1966 collection connects researchers to correspondence related to Henry Stimson's various public offices, as well as letter books, speeches, articles, letters to the editor, statements prepared for presentation to Congress, and more. These two collections can be found in the Archives Unbound category “Law, Politics, and Radical Studies.”
Great Patriotic War of the Soviet Union, 1941-1945
Published originally as Istoriia Velikoi Otechestvennoi Voiny Sovetskogo Soiuza 1941–1945 in Moscow in 1960 by the USSR Ministry of Defense, this collection includes over 9,000 pages of the official Soviet history of World War II. The work was translated by the U.S. Army Center of Military History and the Foreign Technology Division, Air Force Systems Command, providing scholars with an opportunity to study what is considered one of the most significant historical documents produced in the Soviet Union. In addition to its importance in the war's historiography, the collection is a valuable exposition of the development of a widely influential military doctrine.