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Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. papers

Title
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. papers, 1922-2007.
Author
Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007.
Supplementary Content
Collection guide

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Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 17775Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
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Description
242.99 linear feet (574 boxes, 1 tube)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Appointment books.
  • Diaries.
  • Photographs.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Sound recordings.
  • Video recordings.
Access (note)
  • Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref Sound and video recordings are unavailable for use pending preservation transfer. Journals may not be photocopied. Restricted correspondence to be made available in 2050. Classified research material restricted pending government declassification.
Additional Formats (note)
  • were published in 2007 as Journals, 1952-2000 by Penguin Press.
Terms of Use (note)
  • can not be photocopied.
  • Permission to quote must be obtained from the Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Estate, c/o The Wylie Agency, Inc., 250 West 57th Street, Suite 2114, New York, NY 10107.
Location of Other Archival Materials (note)
  • Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
  • John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.
Provenance (note)
  • Portions of the collection had previously been on deposit at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Material deposited in 1968 and 1969, focusing primarily but not exclusively on Schlesinger's time in the White House, remains at the Kennedy Library. Material deposited from 1980 forward has all been incorporated into this collection.
Call Number
MssCol 17775
OCLC
683283395
Author
Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007.
Title
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. papers, 1922-2007.
Restricted Access
Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref Sound and video recordings are unavailable for use pending preservation transfer. Journals may not be photocopied. Restricted correspondence to be made available in 2050. Classified research material restricted pending government declassification.
Summary
The Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. papers document the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. (1917-2007), noted for his political activities in the Democratic Party and for his acclaimed accounts of nineteenth and twentieth century history. The collection consists of extensive correspondence, journals, writings, research material, office files and personal records. The papers provide insight into Schlesinger's philosophical, political, and historical thinking, while offering a glimpse of his daily activities. They represent Schlesinger's vocation as a popular and academic historian, as well as his life as a political activist and advisor.
Additional Formats
Selections from the journals were published in 2007 as Journals, 1952-2000 by Penguin Press.
Terms Of Use
The journals can not be photocopied.
Permission to quote must be obtained from the Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Estate, c/o The Wylie Agency, Inc., 250 West 57th Street, Suite 2114, New York, NY 10107.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. and Gilbert Seldes correspondence, 1956-1970; Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. papers; John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available online and in repository.
Provenance
Portions of the collection had previously been on deposit at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Material deposited in 1968 and 1969, focusing primarily but not exclusively on Schlesinger's time in the White House, remains at the Kennedy Library. Material deposited from 1980 forward has all been incorporated into this collection.
Source
Purchased from the estate of Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., 2007; MSS2007M19.
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Occupation
College teachers United States
Historians United States
Journalists United States
Added Author
Alsop, Joseph, 1910-1989.
Berlin, Isaiah, 1909-1997.
Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006.
Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986.
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968.
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971.
Rauh, Joseph L., 1911-
Tree, Marietta, 1917-1991.
Research Call Number
MssCol 17775
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