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Declaration of Atlantic Unity records, 1948-1978

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0333
Bib ID 4078686 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Declaration of Atlantic Unity
Title Declaration of Atlantic Unity records, 1948-1978
Physical Description 22.75 linear feet (55 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Cataloged Correspondence Box CC1 is onsite. This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged. Files are mostly arranged alphabetical with folders for topics, individuals, and member nations. Collection is arranged in 4 series.



Correspondence files of the Declaration of Atlantic Unity. The declarations which they issued are in the box of printed materials (No. 49)

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

Cataloged Correspondence Box CC1 is onsite. This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Declaration of Atlantic Unity records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Moore, Walden. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1972. Accession number--M-72.

Gift of Walden Moore, 1972; gift of Mrs Walden Moore, 1981; gift of David Barton, 1990.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Revision Description

August 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Bylaws (administrative records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clippings (Information Artifacts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Declarations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drafts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Financial records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Invitations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lists (document genres) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Questionnaires Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Speeches (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Statements Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tax records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Americans for Democratic Action Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Atlantic Council of the United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Atlantic Institute Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Atlantic Union Committee Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dewey, Thomas E (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Economic policy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eisenhower, Dwight D (Dwight David), 1890-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Form letters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ickes, Harold L (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
International Movement for Atlantic Union, Inc. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
International cooperation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
International relations -- History -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Javits, Jacob K. (Jacob Koppel), 1904-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kennedy, John F (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kissinger, Henry, 1923- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kohn, Hans, 1891-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
La Grange, Amaury de, 1888-1953 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Landon, Alfred M (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lehman, Herbert H (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr., 1902-1985 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McGovern, George S (George Stanley), 1922-2012 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Meetings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
North Atlantic Assembly Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Osborne, Lithgow, 1892-1980 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Robertson, Wishart McLea, 1891-1967 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sarnoff, David, 1891-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Schlange-Schöningen, Hans, 1886- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sherwood, Robert E (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stevenson, Adlai E (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Strausz-Hupé, Robert, 1903-2002 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

The Declaration of Atlantic Unity was a loose-knot organization of prominent persons in the United States, Canada, and most West European nations that desired greater unity among these countries on policies which affected them all. The issues with which these persons concerned themselves primarily were common economic and defense problems.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence

Box CC1 Acheson, Dean Gooderham

Box CC1 Agar, Herbert Sebastian

Box CC1 Baruch, Bernard Mannes

Box CC1 Dewey, Thomas Edmund

Box CC1 Dulles, John Foster

Box CC1 Eisenhower, Dwight David

Box CC1 Ford, Henry, II

Box CC1 Harriman, William Averell

Box CC1 Heath, Edward Richard George

Box CC1 Hoover, Herbert

Box CC1 Humphrey, Hubert Horatio

Box CC1 Huxley, Sir Julian Sorell

Box CC1 Ickes, Harold LeClaire

Box CC1 Johnson, Lyndon Baines

Box CC1 Kennedy, John Fitzgerald

Box CC1 Kennedy, Robert Francis

Box CC1 Kissinger, Henry Alfred

Box CC1 LaFarge, Christopher

Box CC1 Landon, Alfred Mossman

Box CC1 Lehman, Herbert Henry

Box CC1 Lodge, Henry Cabot

Box CC1 McCormack, John W.

Box CC1 McGovern, George

Box CC1 MacLeish, Archibald

Box CC1 Meany, George

Box CC1 Menzies, Robert Gordon

Box CC1 Muskie, Edmund S.

Box CC1 Nixon, Richard Milhous

Box CC1 Rayburn, Sam

Box CC1 Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich

Box CC1 Roosevelt, Eleanor

Box CC1 Russell, Bertrand

Box CC1 Sarnoff, David

Box CC1 Servan-Schreiber, Jean-Jacques

Box CC1 Sherwood, Robert Emmet

Box CC1 Spaak, Paul-Henri

Box CC1 Stevenson, Adlai Ewing

Box CC1 Truman, Harry S.

Series II: Alphabetical File

Box 1 A

Box 1 Achilles, Theodore C.

Box 1 Adler, Ota

Box 1 Agar, Herbert

Box 1 American Association for the UN

Box 1 American Committee on United Europe

Box 1 American Council on NATO, 4 folders

Box 1 Americans for Democratic Action

Box 1 Appeal letters

Box 1 Atlantic Affiliates, 7 folders

Box 2 Atlantic Assembly

Box 2 Atlantic Committee

Box 2 Atlantic Congress, 4 folders

Box 2 Committee on the Atlantic Commission

Box 2 Atlantic Council of the United States, 4 folders

Box 2 Atlantic Declaration

Box 3 Britain

Box 3 Canada, 2 folders

Box 3 Denmark

Box 3 France

Box 3 Germany

Box 3 Iceland

Box 3 Memoranda

Box 3 Miscellaneous

Box 3 Norway

Box 3A Atlantic Institute, 5 folders

Box 4 Atlantic Pact

Box 4 Atlantic Service Bureau

Box 4 Atlantic Treaty Association, 4 folders

Box 4 Atlantic Union Committee, 4 folders

Box 4 Atlantic Union Committee

Box 4 Atlantic Union - Netherlands, 2 folders

Box 5 Annual Reports, 2 folders

Box 5 Bank Deposits, Correspondence, and Statements, 2 folders

Box 5 Barton, David (U.K.), 2 folders

Box 6 Barton, David (U.K.), 2 folders

Box 6 Belgium, 4 folders

Box 6 Paid Bills, 1958-1974, 3 folders

Box 6 Billotte, 4 folders

Box 7 Blackwelder, 5 folders

Box 7 Biographical Information Blanks

Box 7 Blanks for Speakers on Federal Union, 2 folders

Box 7 Board Correspondence

Box 7 Boothroyd, Betty

Box 7 Britain, 2 folders

Box 8 Business & routine

Box 8 Britain, 4 folders

Box 8 Bruges Conference

Box 8 Buffalo Conference

Box 8 By Laws, 1951

Box 9 C (miscellaneous)

Box 9 Canada, 6 folders

Box 10 Canada, 4 folders

Box 10 Catlin, Sir George

Box 10 Circular and Form Letters

Box 10A Will Clayton, 9 folders

Box 11 Will Clayton, 3 folders

Box 11 Clippings, 11 folders

Box 11 Conference Group on US National Groups on the UN

Box 11 Congress Correspondence

Box 11 Continent Correspondence

Box 11 Contributions

Box 12 Contributions, 3 folders

Box 12 Convention Strategy

Box 12 Copier

Box 12 Corbet, Hugh

Box 12 Council Correspondence

Box 12 D (miscellaneous)

Box 12 De La Grange, Amaury

Box 12 Denmark, 4 folders

Box 12 Dieterlen, Pierre

Directors (Atlantic Affiliates)

Box 13 Holland

Box 13 Australia

Box 13 Belgium

Box 13 Britain

Box 13 Canada

Box 13 Denmark

Box 13 France

Box 13 Italy

Box 13 Office Files

Declaration on Atlantic Unity (Beginnings – 1953; Checked copy)

Box 14 Belgium

Box 14 Canada

Box 14 Congress Draft

Box 14 Denmark

Box 14 France

Box 14 Germany

Box 14 Greece

Box 15 Iceland

Box 15 Netherlands

Box 15 Norway

Box 15 Turkey

Box 15 USA

Box 15 Declaration of Atlantic Unity Dinner, 3 folders

Box 15 Documents, drafts, 3 folders

Box 15 Douglas, Paul H.

Box 16 Draper, William Henry, Jr., 6 folders

Box 16 Dulles, John Foster

Box 16 Eisenhower, Dwight David

Box 16 European miscellaneous

Box 16 European Federation

Box 16 Executive Committee, 1952

Box 16 Federal Union, 4 folders

Box 17 Federal Union, 12 folders

Box 17A Finances, 7 folders

Box 17A Field Work

Box 17A Finletter, Thomas, K., 2 folders

Box 17A Flower, Henry C.

Box 18 France, 6 folders

Box 18 Form Letters

Box 18 Freedom and Union

Box 18 Friends of AU

Box 18 Fundraising, 3 folders

Box 18 Future of D.A.U.

Box 19 Garwood, Ellen Clayton

Box 19 Germany, 8 folders

Box 19 Greece, 3 folders

Box 20 Harris, Morgan

Box 20 Harless, Richard

Box 20 Hartley, Livingston, 4 folders

Box 21 Hartley, Livingston, 3 folders

Box 21 Hays, Wayne, L.

Box 21 Head, Col. N. Nugent, 2 folders

Box 21 Henry, G. B., 2 folders

Box 21 Herter, Christian A., 3 folders

Box 21 Housekeeping file

Box 21 Huntley, James R. and Mrs. Colleen Grounds Smith Huntley

Box 22 Iceland, 4 folders

Box 22 International Movement for Atlantic Union, 2 folders

Box 22 Invitations - acceptances, etc.

Box 22 Italy, 4 folders

Box 22 Javits, Jacob

Box 22 Kefauver, Estes, 3 folders

Box 22 Kissinger, Henry

Box 22 Kohn, Hans, 3 folders

Box 23 Labberton, Otto van H.

Box 23 Leather, E. H. C.

Box 23 Letterheads

Box 23 Legislators correspondence

Box 23 Liaison

Box 23 Libraries

Box 23 Lindsay, Kenneth Martin

Box 23 Lists, 4 folders

Box 23 Luxembourg, 3 folders

Box 23 London letters

Box 23 Marshall Plan

Box 23 Memoranda, 6 folders

Box 24 Moore, Hugh, 9 folders

Box 25 Moore, Walden

Box 26 Mowrer, E. A.

Box 26 Murrow, Edward R.

Box 26 Mutual Security Program

Box 26 N (miscellaneous)

Box 26 NATO, 12 folders

Box 26 Netherlands, 3 folders

Box 27 New York Branch of AU

Box 27 North Atlantic Assembly

Box 27 Nicholson, Patrick, 4 folders

Box 27 Norway, 4 folders

Box 28 O (miscellaneous)

Box 28 Orgill, Edmund

Box 28 Official & Ambassador Correspondence

Box 28 Osborn, Stellanova Brunt, Wife of Chase S. Osborn, 3 folders

Box 28 Osborne, Lithgow, 3 folders

Box 28A Osborne, Lithgow, 9 folders

Box 29 Osborne, Lithgow, 2 folders

Box 29 Oxford Conference

Box 29 P (miscellaneous)

Box 29 Pamphlets-acknowledgments & comments, 2 folders

Box 29 Patterson, Margaret Tarleton Winchester (Mrs. Robert P. Patterson)

Box 29 Personnel

Box 29 Petition

Box 29 Pétrequin, Odette, 3 folders

Box 29 Political Committee, 2 folders

Box 29 Portugal, 2 folders

Box 30 Preparatory and Press Correspondence, 2 folders

Box 30 Princeton Conference on NATO

Box 30 Public Relations

Box 30 Public opinion questionnaires

Box 30 Replies to invitations to new signers

Box 30 Reed, Philip A.

Box 30 Request for DAU literature

Box 30 Roberts, Owen J.

Box 30 Robertson, Wishart McLea, 2 folders

Box 31 Robinson, Douglas, 3 folders

Box 31 Roper, Elmo, 4 folders

Box 31 Rostow, Eugene V.

Box 32 S (miscellaneous)

Box 32 Schlange-Schoeningen, Hans

Box 32 Schmidt, A. W., 6 folders

Box 32 Second declaration, 2 folders

Box 32 Secretaries

Box 32 Senate Concurrent Resolution 17

Box 32 Signatures of US Signers, 2 folders

Box 33 Sonne, H. C., 4 folders

Box 33 Speakers and Speeches, 4 folders

Box 33 Sponsors meetings

Box 33 State Department

Box 34 Stewart, Alistair, 2 folders

Box 34 Strasbourg talks

Box 34 Strausz-Hupe, Robert

Box 34 Streit, C. and P.

Box 34 Sullivan, Margaret M., 4 folders

Box 34 Switzerland

Box 34A T (miscellaneous)

Box 34A Tax Exemption, 3 folders

Box 34A Turkey, 3 folders

Box 34A United Kingdom, 2 folders

Box 35 United Kingdom, 5 folders

Box 36 United Nations

Box 36 US Signers- Correspondence

Box 36 United World Federalist Correspondence


Box 37 A-B

Box 38 C-E

Box 39 E-G

Box 40 G-H

Box 41 J-L

Box 42 M

Box 43 O-R

Box 44 S

Box 45 T-Z

Box 46 W miscellaneous

Box 46 Wallace, Richard

Box 46 Washington

Box 46 Watson, Armstrong, W. H.

Box 46 Wilgress, L. Dana

Box 46 Wilton House Conference

Series III: Miscellaneous

Box 47 Miscellaneous

Box 48 Miscellaneous

Series IV: Printed materials

Box 49 Printed materials