English, Published edition: Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers, Alsop, Joseph, 1910-1989.

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Physical Description
  • 114,000 items.
  • 324 containers plus 1 classified.
  • 8 microfilm reels.
  • 130.5 linear feet.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers, 1699-1989
Also Titled
  • Joseph Alsop papers
  • Stewart Alsop papers
Creator
  • Alsop, Joseph, 1910-1989.
Other Creators
  • Alsop, Joseph, 1910-1989. Rare art traditions: the history of art collecting and its linked phenomena wherever these have appeared. 1982.
  • Alsop, Joseph, 1910-1989. I've seen the best of it : memoirs. 1992.
  • Alsop, Stewart. Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers. 1699-1989.
Physical Description
  • 114,000 items.
  • 324 containers plus 1 classified.
  • 8 microfilm reels.
  • 130.5 linear feet.
Part/s
  • Visual materials from the Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers
Subjects
Summary
  • Correspondence, writings, interviews, notes, subject files, office files, financial papers, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Joseph Alsop's family and personal life; acquaintance with prominent politicians, public figures, writers, and scholars; work as a journalist, especially as New York Herald Tribune staff writer (1932-1937) and as syndicated columnist of the "The Capital Parade" (1937-1940); World War II experiences in China; and research and writing as an art historian pertaining chiefly to his book, The Rare Art Traditions: The History of Art Collecting and Its Linked Phenomena Wherever These Have Appeared (1982). Includes material relating to Joseph and Stewart Alsop's business partnership (1945-1958) in the "Matter of Fact" column, Joseph Alsop's memoirs, I've Seen the Best of It (1992), Stewart Alsop's travels to Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East, and the Alsop family.
  • Documents major political, diplomatic, and social events (1938-1974) including World War II, civil war in China, Sino-Soviet relations, Korean War, McCarthyism, presidential elections, Middle East policy, U.S. military policy, U.S.-Soviet relations, development of nuclear weapons, the John F. Kennedy assassination, Vietnam War, and social conditions of the 1960s and 1970s. Other topics include the Washington social scene, Washington Post, Saturday Evening Post, archaeology, and American education. Also includes material documenting Joseph Alsop's role as family counselor and trustee, commitment to traditional customs, and affection for the Kennedy family.
  • Individuals represented by interviews, subject files, or correspondence include Dean Acheson, John deKoven Alsop, Joseph W. Alsop, Susan Mary Alsop, Raymond Aron, George W. Ball, Rex Barley, Sylvan Barnet, Bernard M. Baruch, William Benton, Adolf Augustus Berle, Isaiah Berlin, Carl William Blegen, Charles E. Bohlen, Chester Bowles, David Kirkpatrick Este Bruce, McGeorge Bundy, William P. Bundy, Ellsworth Bunker, Corinne Alsop Chubb, Corinne Roosevelt Cole, Thomas G. Corcoran, George Anthony Cornish, Herrlee Glessner Creel, Sterling Dow, Allen Welsh Dulles, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John King Fairbank, Charles Falconer, Jean Feray, James Forrestal, Felix Frankfurter, Orville L. Freeman, John Kenneth Galbraith, Richard N. Goodwin, Ed Grade, Katharine Graham, Philip L. Graham, Joseph F. Guffey, George Leslie Harrison, Cordell Hull, Hubert H. Humphrey, Arthur Robert Jensen, Louis Arthur Johnson, Lyndon B. Johnson, Thor S. Johnson, Ward S. Just, George S. Kaufman, Edward Moore Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Robert E. Kintner, Henry Kissinger, Albert Kohlberg, Frederick G. Krause.
  • Walter Lippmann, Alice Roosevelt Longworth, Margaret E. Lucas, Henry Robinson Luce, John A. McCone, Robert S. McNamara, Charles Linza McNary, Raymond Moley, Ruth C. Mommessin, Hans J. Morgenthau, Henry Morgenthau, Bill D. Moyers, Richard M. Nixon, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Franz von Papen, Drew Pearson, Helen Rogers Reid, Whitelaw Reid, James Reston, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Richard Halworth Rovere, David Satter, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Robert Shaplen, Vincent Sheean, Robert B. Silvers, Willis Smith, Martin Sommers, Edward R. Stettinius, Adlai E. Stevenson, William C. Sullivan, Robert A. Taft, Homer A. Thompson, Barbara Wertheim Tuchman, Rexford G. Tugwell, Arthur H. Vandenberg, John Carter Vincent, Henry A. Wallace, Lewis W. Walt, James Arthur Wechsler, William Weeks, Sumner Welles, Burton K. Wheeler, Charles Whitehouse, and Wendell L. Willkie.
Biography
  • Authors and journalists. Full names: Joseph Wright Alsop and Stewart Johonnot Oliver Alsop (1914-1974).
Notes
  • Microfilm edition of scrapbooks available ; no. 18,441.
  • Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1982.
  • Deposit converted to gift, gift, and bequest Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop and estate of Joseph Alsop 1964-1992.
  • Gift Tim Zimmermann 1994.
  • 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.
  • Classified, in part.
Language
  • English
Standard Number
  • MSS10561
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