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Force Systems Command, providing scholars with an opportunity to study what is considered one of the most significant historical documents produced in the Soviet Union.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.

Walter Chauncey Camp Papers, 1866-1925

Walter Chauncey Camp (1859–1925), known as “The Father of American Football,” was also a prolific letter writer, who corresponded with Yale football stars, football coaches throughout the United States, authors, publishers, and prominent U.S. political figures. Approximately half of Camp’s writings are concerned with football, its history, as well as reviews of seasons, All-America teams, and rules. Camp's writings on other sports include rugby, baseball, track, golf, rowing, tennis, and a few articles on women in sports and athletics in general. In addition to extensive correspondence, this collection includes newspaper and magazine clippings, collected by Camp, as well as photographs and family papers. This collection can be found in the Archives Unbound category “Cultural Studies.”


Palestine Statehood Committee Records, 1939-1949

This collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, publications, advertisements, and clippings related to five committees active in the United States from 1939 to 1949: the American Friends of a Jewish Palestine, the Committee for an Army of Stateless and Palestinian Jews, the Emergency Committee to Save the Jewish People of Europe, the American League for a Free Palestine, and the Hebrew Committee of National Liberation. Select materials spanning the years 1939 to 1942 from similar groups in Great Britain and France are also included. 

The goals and efforts of these groups are reflected in these papers, including the creation of an independent Jewish army to fight the Axis powers, the rescue and repatriation of European Jews in Palestine, and the re-establishment of a Jewish nation in an independent Palestine. This collection can be found in the Archives Unbound category “Middle Eastern Studies.”

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