English, Published edition: Clarence K. Streit papers, Streit, Clarence K. (Clarence Kirshman), 1896-1986.

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Physical Description
  • 84,450 items.
  • 225 containers.
  • 9 microfilm reels.
  • 90 linear feet.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Clarence K. Streit papers, 1838-1990
Creator
  • Streit, Clarence K. (Clarence Kirshman), 1896-1986.
Other Creators
  • Mathews, John A. John A. Mathews papers.
  • International Movement for Atlantic Union, Inc.
Physical Description
  • 84,450 items.
  • 225 containers.
  • 9 microfilm reels.
  • 90 linear feet.
Part/s
  • Visual materials from the Clarence K. Streit papers
Subjects
Summary
  • Part I consists of correspondence, notes and notebooks, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, and other papers primarily relating to the Federal Union, Inc., which Streit founded in 1939 to promote his plan for an Atlantic union of democracies, to its newsletter Freedom &​ Union, which Streit edited, and to the International Movement for Atlantic Union, Inc. Other files document Streit's years as a foreign correspondent for the Philadelphia Public Ledger and the New York Times, covering the League of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, and flights of Charles A. Lindbergh to Mexico and Latin America. Correspondents include Theodore C. Achilles, Justin Blackwelder, Patricia Botond, Percival Flack Brundage, Arthur F. Burns, Winston Churchill, Will Clayton, Michel Debré, Donald P. Dennis, John Foster Dulles, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Paul Findley, Lyndon B. Johnson, Estes Kefauver, John F. Kennedy, George C. Marshall, Walden Moore, Richard M. Nixon, Owen J. Roberts, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Elmo Roper, Maurice Schumann, Adlai E. Stevenson, Harry S. Truman, Miller Upton, and Harold Clayton Urey.
  • Part II of the collection (1838-1990, bulk 1939-1986) consists of correspondence, diaries, notebooks, speeches, statements, writings, family papers, and other papers relating mainly to Streit's advocacy of a federation of democratic Atlantic nations united in opposition to totalitarianism. Includes files of the International Movement for Atlantic Union, Inc., and papers of Streit's associate in the movement, John A. Mathews. Additional correspondents include Charles de Gaulle, Christian Archibald Herter, and Henry Kissinger.
Biography
  • Author, editor, and journalist.
Notes
  • Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Roman numeral designating the Part followed by a colon and container or reel number, Clarence K. Streit Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
  • available only on microfilm ; no. 20,373.
  • Microfilm edition of scrapbooks produced from originals in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1991.
  • Gift Jeanne Defrance Streit 1987-1994.
  • Gift Ira Straus 1991.
  • transferred to Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.
  • transferred to Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
  • Collection material in English.
Access Conditions
  • Open to research.
  • Restrictions may apply to unprocessed material.
Language
  • English
Standard Number
  • MSS65621
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