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Allan Nevins papers, 1912-1992

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: Ms Coll\Nevins,Ms Coll/Nevins, A
Bib ID 4079154 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971
Title Allan Nevins papers, 1912-1992
Physical Description 104 linear feet (205 boxes; ca.40700 items in oversize items; 207 record storage cartons of books)
Language(s) English .
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The following boxes are located off-site: 8-17, 32-205. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.



Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged. Cataloged correspondence, A-Z: Boxes 1-6; Cataloged professional correspondence, A-Z: Boxes 18-31; Cataloged manuscripts: Box 7; Brand Whitlock diaries, etc.: Boxes 8, 9& 16; Uncataloged materials arranged by topic: Boxes 10-15, 17, 32-205; Books, Boxes 1-6.


Scope and Content

Approximately 12,000 letters to Allan Nevins from various correspondents including James Truslow Adams, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Willa Cather, Frances Folsom Cleveland, Van Wyck Brooks, Robert Frost, Newton D. Baker, Archibald MacLeish, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Carl Sandburg, and Henry Wallace; notes and typescripts for Nevins' books including Emergence of Lincoln, The Ordeal of Democracy, Rockefeller, and History and Historians, with notes by editor Ray A. Billington; miscellaneous transcripts, clippings, newspapers, and photographs. Also, autograph letters and manuscripts by presidents, Civil War figures, financiers, politicians, and authors. There are also the Brand Whitlock World War I Diaries and letters to him by such people as Herbert Hoover, Gen. John J. Pershing, and others.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

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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.

This collection has no restrictions.

The following boxes are located off-site: 8-17, 32-205. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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); Allan Nevins Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Materials

Additional papers relating to ORDEAL OF THE UNION are at the Henry Huntington Library

Research files and manuscripts relating to his biography of Herbert H. Lehman are in the Lehman Papers, 406 International Affairs

Additional papers relating to Ordeal of the Union are at the Henry Huntington Library.

Research files and manuscripts relating to his biography of Herbert H. Lehman are in the Lehman Papers.


Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Alternate Form Available

Lord Bryce letters are on: microfilm.

Willa Cather letters are on: microfilm.

Royal Cortissoz letters are on: microfilm.

Elizabeth Benton Fremont diary is on: microfilm.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Nevins, Allan. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1953. Accession number--M-53.

Papers: Source of acquisition--Mayer, Meredith Nevins. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--12/04/1992. Accession number--M-92-12-04.

Gift of Allan Nevins, 1953 & 1954.

Bequest of Alan Nevins, 1971.

Gift of Anne Nevins Loftis & Meredith Nevins Mayer, 1982.

Gift of Meredith Nevins Mayer, 1992.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

The books from Prof. Nevins' own library, which were formerly shelved with these papers, have been moved to offsite storage.

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/1989.

Papers Processed HR 10/05/1992.

Processed by Henry Rowen 3/2000.

Revision Description

2010-02-18 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

2014-03-19 XML document instance created by Catherine C. Ricciardi

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Billington, Ray Allen, 1903-1981 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Capitalists and financiers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cleveland, Frances Folsom, 1864-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hewitt, Abram S (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Historians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hone, Philip, 1780-1851 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Politicians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Presidents -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rockefeller, John D., Jr (John Davison), 1874-1960 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rowse, A. L (Alfred Leslie), 1903-1997 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Standard Oil Company Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wallace, Henry A (Henry Agard), 1888-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

American historian and editor.

Nevins, Joseph Allan May 20 1890 Mar. 5 1971 historian and educator. He attended the University of Illinois wher he earned a B. A. 1912 and an M. A. in English 1913 Nevins moved to New York to work as a journalist in 1913. While working as a journalist Nevins found time to write books on history.

In 1928 Nevins accepted a position teaching history at Columbia University. In 1931 he was appointed Dewitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University. Nevins was the Harmsworth Professor of American History at Oxford University in 1940 1941 and 1964 1965

Nevins was a quite prolific writer producing more than 50 books and scores of srticles. He produced biographies of Henry White, Grover Cleveland, Abram Hewitt, Hamilton Fish, John D. Rockefeller, Henry Ford, and and Herbert Lehman.

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Series I: Historical Correspondence

In Boxes 1-6 of the collection

Box 1 A-C

Adams, Charles Francis

Adams, Henry

Adams, Jane

Ade, George

Albert, King of Belgium

Albert I, King of the Belgians

Allen, Margaret V.

Alliot, Hector

Ames, Oakes

Anderson, Henry James

Arnot, N.D.

Arschot Schoonhoven, Guil1aume

Asquith, Herbert Henry

Astor, Henry

Athlone, 1st Earl of

Atkins, John DeWitt Clinton

Babcock, O.E.

Baker, Newton D.

Bancroft, George

Barnard, Frederick Augustus Porter

Barnum, William H.

Beard, Charles A.

Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant

Belford, R.J.

Benton, Thomas Hart

Benzon, E.I.S.

Birren, Joseph P.

Black, Alexander

Blaine, James G.

Blair, Sherman

Bliss, Tasker H.

Bok, Edward William

Boker, George H.

Briggs, William H.

Broat, J.B.

Brown, Lewellen A.

Bryan, William Jennings

Bryant, William Cullen

Bryce, James MICROFILM

Bynum, William D.

Cadwalder, John L.

Canda, Charles J.

Carnegie, Andrew

Carter, James Coolidge

Chamberlain, Daniel Henry

Childs, George W., et al.

Claroye, Ida B. (Mrs. W. D.)

Clemenceau, Georges

Cleveland, Grover

Clews, Henry

Cobb, Howell

Cockran, William Bourke

Colfax, Schuyler

Conkling, Roscoe /

Commager, Henry S.

Cooke, Jay

Cooper, Edward A.

Cooper, Peter

Cooper, Peter & Cyrus H. Field

Cooper & Hewitt

Cattenet, F.

Coxa, Cleveland

Creel, George

Crey, Marie de

Curzon, George Nathaniel, Lord

Cushing, Caleb

Box 2 D-G

Dana, Charles A.

Dana, Richard Henry

Darrow, Clarence S.

Dart, Matilda S.

David, Sgt. Robert B.

Davie, George M.

Davis, Jefferson

Davis, John Chandler Bancroft

Davis, John W.

Davis, Robert H.

Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel

Denstan, Charles

Depew, Chauncey M.

Dewey, John

Dewitt, Charles

DeWolf, Philip

Di Wiart, Mme. Carton

Dix, John A.

Dodge, William Earl

Duer, William A.

Dunbar, Paul Laurence

Dunne, Mary Kate

Eames, Emma

Ebbets, William Henry

Edmunds, George F.

Elisabeth, Queen of Belgium

Eisenhower, Dwight David

Einstein, Albert

Einstein, Margot

Evarts, William M.

Evvard, John M., et al.

Ewing, W.G.

Fesseden, William P.

Field, Cyrus

Field, Wlater T.

Fish, Hamilton

Fish, Stuyvesant

Fisk, James, Jr.

Flagler, Henry M.

Flagler, D.W.

Flexner, Abraham

Ford, Worthington C.

Fox, G.A.

Frederic, Harold

Frelinghuysen, Frederick Theodore

Frémont, Elizabeth Benton

Frémont, Francis P.

Frémont, Jack

Frémont, Jessie Benton

Frémont, John Charles

Frémont, John Charles, Jr.

Frémont, Sally A.

Frenzel, John P.

Frost, Robert

Fuller, Henry Blake

Garland, Hamilin

Gentry, Mary (Mrs. Thomas Benton)

Gibson, Hugh

Gilson, S.D.

Godwin, Parke

Gompters, Samuel

Gould, Jay

Grant, Thomson V.

Grant, Ulysses S.

Greeley, Horace

Green, Andrew H.

Green, Anne Bosworth

Grenier, G.C.

Grosvenor, Victor Alexander, Earl of (1853-1884)

Guard, William

Guthrie, James

Box 3 H-K

Hanna, Marcus Alonzo

Harison, William H., Jr.

Harper, William

Hartnell, Mary E.

Hay, John

Hay, Lucy (Mrs. Logan)

Hendrix, Joseph C.

Herbert, Hilary A.

Herrick, Myron T.

Hewitt, Abram S.

Hewitt, John

Hill, David B.

Hitchcock, J.S.

Humphrey, Hubert Horatio

Hoar, Ebenezer Rockwood

Hodgson, Richard

Holmon, William S.

Hoover, Herbert

Houdini, Harry

House, Edward M.

Howells, Abby

Howells, Mildred

Howells, William Dean

Hubbard, Gardner G.

Hudson, Joseph

Huntington, J.W.

Hunton, Eppa

Hurst, Fannie

Jaffrey, Robert

Jehay, F. van den Steen de, Comtesse

Johnson, Lyndon Baines

Johnson, Reverdy

Johnson, Tom

Johnston, William

Jones, E.B.

Jones, Samuel M.

Jowett, Benjamin

Julian, George W.

Jusserand, Jean Adrien Antione Jules

Kendall, Amos

Kennedy, John F.

Kerr, Sophie

Ketchum, Hiram

Knap, Charles

Box 4 L-P

Lament, Daniel Scott

Lansing, Robert

Lee, Arthur Hamilton, Vicsount Lee of Fareham

Lindbergh, Charles A.

Lindsay, Vachel

Lindsay, Nicholas Vachel

Lindsey, Ben B.

Lipton, Sir Thomas

Lodge, Henry Cabot

Lossing, Benson J.

Low, Seth

Lummis, Charles F.

McAdoo, William Gibbs

Mac Arthur, Robert Stuart

McClellan, George B.

McClure, T.C.

McCutcheon, John T.

McKain, Emma Jane

Marbury, F.F.

March, Alden

Marshall, Thomas R.

Martin, William J.

Masefield, John

Masters, Edgar Lee

Meade, Robert D.

Mencken, Henry Louis

Mercier, Désiré-Joseph, Cardinal

Merriam, Kibtie

Milner, Alfred

Milner, Alfred

Mitchell, Henry S.

Morgan, J. Pierpont

Morrow, William

Morton, Levi P.

Motley, J.L.

Nicholson, Meredith

Nimitz, Chester William

Nordhoff, Charles

Morton, Levi P.

Orendorff, S.

Ottendorf, Oswald

Page, Thomas Nelson

Paine, Albert Bigelow

Palmer, Loren

Peabody, Elisabeth P.

Pershing, John J.

Phillips, William

Pinchot, Clifford

Pitkin, Timothy

Pound, Ezra

Pratt, Orvill G.

Pritchett, Henry S.

Putnam, Herbert

Box 5 R-V

Randall Samuel J.

Rhodes, James Ford

Richey-Borrodaile corres.

Riley, James Whitcomb

Robeson, George M.

Roebling, John A.

Roosevelt, Theodore

Root, Elihu

Rose, Sir John

Rose, Wickliffe

Ross, Nathaniel

Rowse, A.L.

Sadler & Sands

Salisbury, James Edward Hubert

Gascoyne-Cecil, 4th Marquess of

Schurz, Carl

Scott, William H.

Seelye, Julius H.

Seymour, Charles

Seward, William

Seymour, Horatio

Sherman, John

Silliman, Benjamin

Smith, Henry H.

Smith, Marshall

Sothern, Julia Marlowe

Sparks, William A.J.

Stahl, John M.

Stanford, Fannie E.

Stanton, Edwin M.

Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Stephens, Alexander H.

Steffens, Lincoln

Stetson, Francis Lynde

Stevenson, Adlai Ewing

Stewart, Alexander T.

Storrs, Richard Salter

Strachey, Evelyn John St. Lee

Straus, Isidor

Sutter, John

Swan, Benjamin L.

Sykes, W.L.

Taft, Abby

Taylor, Fred

Thomson, J. Edgar

Thornton, Edward

Thornton, W.A.

Thruston, R.C. Ballard

Thurman, Allen Granberry

Tilden, Samuel J.

Towne, Charles Hanson

Tree, Herbert (Beerbohm)

Treichel, Charles

Tucker, Nathaniel Beverley

Tucker, Beverley

Tuthill, Anna B.

Underwood, John Cox

Underwood, Warner Lewis

Utley, George B.

Van Dyke, Henry

Van Meter, Lt. L.M.

Box 6 W

Wallace, Henry Agard

Walsh, Richard J.

Ward, William

Warren, N.W.

Washbourne, Elihu

Watkins, Gora B.

Watson, P.H.

Webster, Daniel

Webster, Sidney

Weed, Thurlow

Weitenkampf, Frank

Welles, Gideon

Wharton, Edith

Wheeler, E.J.

White, George

White, William Allen

Whitlock, Brand

Whitney, Eli

Whitney, Henrietta F.

Whittier, John Greenleaf

Wilcox, Charles G. Finney

Williams, James H.

Williams, John L.B.

Wilson, Edith Bolling (Mrs. Woodrow)

Wilson, Henry

Wilson, Woodrow

Wise, H.A.

Wister, Owen

Wood, Eugene

Wood, Fernando

Series II: Professional Correspondence

In Boxes 18-31 of the collection

Box 18 A-Brod

Acheson, Dean

Adamic, Louis

Adams, Charles Francis

Adams, J. Donald

Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Agar, Herbert

Alden, Raymond M.

Allen, Hervey

Anderson, Maxwell

Angell, Normal

Arvin, Newton

Astor, Nancy, Viscountess

Atkinson, Brooks

Auchincloss, Louis

Auerbach, Joseph S.

Baker, Newton D.

Baker, Ray Stannard

Bancroft, Frederic

Baruch, Bernard M.

Beard, Charles A.

Becker, Carl

Benedict, Ruth

Benét, Stephen Vincent

Benét, William Rose

Benton, Thomas Hart

Benton, William

Bercovici, Konrad

Bergman, Lewis

Bingham, Millicent Todd

Björkman, Edwin August

Bliven, Bruce

Boorstin, Daniel J.

Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Bowers, Claude G.

Boynton, Genry Walcott

Bradford, Gamaliel

Braithwaite, William Stanley

Brodie, Fawn M.

Box 19 Brogan-Cal

Brogan, Denis William

Bromfield, Louis

Brooks, Cleanth, Jr.

Brooks, Van Wyck

Brucker, William Hepburn

Bunche, Ralph J.

Burnett, Whit

Butler, Nicholas Murray

Byrd, Richard E.

Cain, James M.

Calverton, Victor Francis

Box 20 Canby-Creel

Canby, Henry Deidel

Cane, Melville

Carmer, Carl

Cather, Willa S. MICROFILM

Chase, Mary Ellen

Cherne, Leo

Chute, Marchette

Colum, Mary M. (Mrs. Padraic Colum)

Colum, Padraic

Colvin, Sir Sidney

Commager, Henry S.

Connally, John B.

Connelly, Marc

Cortissoz, Royal MICROFILM

Costain, Thomas B.

Cousins, Norman

Cowley, Malcolm

Craven, Avery C

Creel, George

Box 21 D-Fin

Daniels, Jonathan Worth

Daniels, Josephus

Davis, Elmer

De Voto, Bernard

Dewey, Thomas E.

Dippel, Philip Jr.

Dirksen, Everett McKinley

Dobie, J. Frank

Dos Passos, John

Douglas, Paul H.

Dreyfuss, Henry

Duffus, R.L.

Dulles, Foster Rhea

Duveen, Joseph

Eaton, W.P.

Edel, Leon

Eden, Anthony, Earl of Avon

Eisenhower, Dwight David

Eisenhower, Mamie

Eisenhower, Milton S.

Erskine, John

Evans, Ernestine

Farrand, Beatrix

Farley, James A.

Farrar, John

Farrell, James T.

Fast, Howard

Ferber, Edna

Finley, John Huston

Box 22 Fish-Ga

Fish, Hamilton, Jr.

Fish, Stuyvesant

Fisher, Dorothy Canfield

Flexner, Abraham

Foote, Shelby

Ford, Worthington C.

Frankfurter, Felix

Franke, William Birrell

Franklin, Fabian

Franklin, Margaret Ladd

Frost, Robert

Galbraith, John Kenneth

Gannett, lewis

Box 23 Gh-J

Ghent, William James

Gibbs, Norman H.

Gildersleeve, Virginia C.

Green, Paul

Grew, Joseph C.

Hand, Learned

Hansen, Harry

Harriman, Averell

Harriman, Mary H.

Harriman, W.R.

Hazlitt, Henry

Hellman, Dillian

Henderson, Archibald

Herring, Pendleton

Hersey, John

Heubsch, Ben W.

Hicks, Cranville

Hill, Frank Ernest

Hillyer, Robert



Hoover, Herbert

House, Edward Mandell

Howe, M.A. DeWolfe

Hughes, Charles Evans

Hulbert, Murray

Hull, Cordell

Humphrey, Hubert H.

Hutchins, Robert

Husley, Julian

Irwin, Will

Isaacs, Stanley M.

Ives, Irving N.

Joad, C.E.M.

Johnson, Lyndon Baines

Johnson, Robert Underwood

Johnston, Eric

Jones, Howard Mumford

Josephson, Matthew

Jusserand, Jean Adrien Antione Jules

Box 24 K-La

Kalternborn, Hans V.

Kazin, Alfred

Kellogg, Vernon Lyman

Kennan, George

Kennedy Ethel Skakel (Mrs. Robert F.)

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald

Kennedy, Joseph P.

Kennedy, Robert Francis

Keynes, John Maynard

Knight, Goodwin J.

Knollenberg, Bernhard

Knoof, Alfred A.

Knopf, Blanche W.

Komroff, Manuel

Krock, Arthur

Krutch, Joseph Wood

Kuchel, Thomas H.

Kandon, Alf M.

La Farge, Oliver

La Follette, Fola

Lasky, Melvin J.

Box 25 Le-Lin

Leach, Margaret Kernochan

Lehman, Edith Altschul

Lehman, Herbert H.

Lerner, Max

Lilienthal, David E.

Lindbergh, Charles A.

Box 26 Lip-Lo

Lippman, Walter

Liverright, Horace B.

Longone, Pierre

Lord, Chester S.

Lovemann, Amy

Low, Will H.

Lowell, Amy

Lowell, Robert

Box 27 McClu

McClure, Samuel Sidney

MacLeish, Archibald M.

Macmillan, Harold

Masters, Edgar Lee

Matthews, Brander

McCutcheon, John T.

McFee, William

Menninger, Karl

Meyner, Robert B.

Moore, Douglas

Moore, Marianne C.

Moore, Merill

More, Paul E.

Morgan, J. Pierpont

Morgenthau, Henry, Jr.

Morison, Samuel Eliot

Morley, Christopher

Morley, Frank Vigor

Murrow, Edward R.

Myers, Gustavus

Nathan, Robert

Neuberger, Richard

Newton, A. Edward

Nicolay, Helen

Niebuhr, Reinhold

Nixon, Thelma Catherine Ryan (Mrs. Richard Mulhouse)

Nock, Albert Jay

North, Sterling

O'Connor, Flannery

Ogden, Rollo

Orton, Vrest

Overton, Grant

Parsons, Geoffrey

Pepper, George Wharton

Perkins, Dexter

Perkins, Frances

Perkins, Maxwell E.

Piston, Walter

Prendergast, William A.

Pulitzer, Joseph

Putnam, George Haven

Ransom, John Crowe

Roberts, Kenneth

Box 28 Roc-Row

Rockefeller, David

Rockefeller, John D., Jr.

Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano

Roosevelt, Mr. & Mrs. Franklin Delano

Roosevelt, Nicholas

Roosevelt, Theodore, Jr.

Root, Elihu

Rothermere, Esmond Cecil Harmsworth, 2nd Viscount of Hemstead

Rowse, Alfred Leslie

Box 29 Sa-Stone

Sadlair, Michael E.

Sandburg, Carl

Schlesinger, Arthur M.

Schlesinger, Arthur, Jr.

Schulberg, Budd

Schwengel, Fred Delbert

Seldes, Gilbert

Sessions, Roger

Seymour, Charles

Sherman, Stuart P.

Sherwood, Robert E.

Shotwell, James T.

Sinclair, Upton

Sitwell, Edith

Smith, Margaret Chase

Sorensen, Theodore C.

Stefanson, Vilhjalmur

Steffens, Lincoln

Stevens, Roger

Stevenson, Adlai Ewing

Stone, Irving

Box 30 Stout-V

Stout, Rex

Street, Julian

Sullivan, Mark

Sulzberger, Arthur Hays

Taft, Henry W.

Taft, Robert A.

Tarbell, Ida M.

Tawney, Richard Henry

Teasdale, Sara

Thomas, Lowell

Thomas, Norman

Thorndike, Ashley Horace

Towne, Charles Hanson

Toynbee, Arnold Joseph

Trevelyan, George Macaulay

Trilling, Lionel

Truman, Harry S.

Turner, Frederick J.

Untermeyer, Louis

Van Doren, Carl

Van Doren, Irita

Van Doren, Mark

Van Dyke, Henry

Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

Villard, Oswald Garrison

Box 31 W-Y (end)

Wagner Robert F.

Wallace, Henry Agard

Wallace, Irving

Walling, Anna Strunsky

Warde, Beatrice L.

Warren, Robert Penn

Webb, Walter Prescott

Wedgwood, Josiah Clement

Welles, Sumner

Wescott, Glenway

Wheelock, John Hall

White, Sallie L.

White, William Allen

Wickard, Claude R.

Wilson, Edmund

Winter, Ella (Mrs. Lincoln Steffens)

Winterick, John T.

Wyeth, Andrew

Yarboroug, Ralph W.

Young, Stark

Series III: Manuscripts, Diaries etc.

Box 7 Manuscripts

Box 8 Whitlock, Brand Diaries, Vols. 1-13, 1915-Jan. 1918


Box 9 Whitlock, Brand Diaries, Vols. l4-25, Feb. l915-1921


Box 10 Fish, Hamilton Diplomatic Crafts: Instruction and notes, Vol. I: Argentina - Italy,, March 5, 1873-June 30, 1874


Box 11 Fish, Hamilton Diplomatic Crafts: Instruction and notes, Vol. 2: Spain - Venezuela,, July 1, 1874-October 31, 1876


Box 12 Harry Truman Memoirs , Vols. 1-2


Box 13 Harry Truman Memoirs, Vols. 3-4


Box 14 Carl Sandburg Always the Young Strangers [advance mimeographed copy]


Box 15 Upton Sinclair Lanny Budd Rides Again [advance mimeographed copy]


Box 16 Brand Whitlock Misc.


Box 17 Misc. uncataloged : A.S. Hewitt; Peter Cooper; Cleveland, Grover; Chester, Arthur; William T. Coggeshall; Post Wheeler-Hallie E. Rivers Wedding Book


Hone, Philip Memoirs, 3 loose volumes

[vols. 17, 18, 19 ]

Memoir and letters of George W. Strong to John N. Lloyd and miscellaneous letters from George W. Strong to and from others (than Mr. Lloyd) and from them to him, 1 looseleaf binder (loose)


Strongbox of Brand Whitlock

1 large soft-cover book entitled "Declaration of Independence - Evolution of the Text", Washington, D.C., Library of Congress,, 1943

Box 32 Diaries

Box 33 Biographical and personal (contain some photographs)

Box 34b Biographical and personal (contain some photographs)

Box 34a Oxford visit, 1965

Box 34b Oxford visit, 1965

National Book Award, [n.p.], 1971 (Given 13 Aprl 1972)

[On top of diaries, Box 32]

Jose Rizal National Centennial Commission - Manila (Scrapbook of photos)

[On top of Diaries, Box 32]

Box 35 Transcript of essays for History and Historians with notes by Roy A. Billington, editor

[Gift of Mrs. Allan Nevins]

Box 36 Civil War Lectures

[Gift, 1973]

Box 37 Misc. Essays and Lectures (used by R.A. Billington)

Box 38 Misc. notes and reflections: Articles, printed material and Manuscript of "The Free Negro in New York" (used by R.A. Billington)

Correspondence chronologically arranged, [v.p.], 1912-1975

Box 39 Correspondence, 1912-1927

Box 40 Correspondence, 1927-1930

Box 41 Correspondence, 1931

Box 42 Correspondence, 1932

Box 43 Correspondence, 1933

Box 44 Correspondence, 1934

Box 45 Correspondence, 1935

Box 46 Correspondence, 1936

Box 47 Correspondence, 1937

Box 48 Correspondence, 1938

Box 49 Correspondence, 1939

Box 50 Correspondence, 1940

Box 51 Correspondence, 1940

Box 52 Correspondence, 1941

Box 53 Correspondence, 1941

Box 54 Correspondence, 1942

Box 55 Correspondence, 1942

Box 56 Correspondence, 1943

Box 57 Correspondence, 1943

Box 58 Correspondence, 1943

Box 59 Correspondence, 1944

Box 60 Correspondence, 1945

Box 61 Correspondence, 1945

Box 62 Correspondence, 1947

Box 63 Correspondence, 1948

Box 64 Correspondence, 1949

Box 65 Correspondence, 1950

Box 66 Correspondence, 1951

Box 67 Correspondence, 1952

Box 68 Correspondence, 1953

Box 69 Correspondence, 1954

Box 70 Correspondence, 1955

Box 71 Correspondence, 1956

Box 72 Correspondence, 1957

Box 73 Correspondence, 1958

Box 74 Correspondence, 1959

Box 75 Correspondence, 1960

Box 76 Correspondence, 1961-1962

Box 77 Correspondence, 1963

Box 78 Correspondence, 1964-1965

Box 79 Correspondence, 1966-1968

Box 80 Correspondence, 1969-1970

Box 81 Correspondence Files

Box 82 Correspondence Files

Box 83 Miscellaneous Correspondence

Box 84 Subject Correspondence; letters to family; letters from A. Nevins

Box 85 Adlai Stevenson Correspondence, James T. Farrell Correspondence, Subject Correspondence

Box 86 American Academy of Arts and Letters

Box 87 Civil War Centennial Commission

Box 88 Civil War Centennial Commission

Box 89 The American States During the Revolution: Notes and Manuscripts

Box 90 The American States During the Revolution: Notes and Manuscripts

Box 91 The American States During the Revolution: Notes and Manuscripts

Box 92 The American States During and After the Revolution: Notes and Manuscripts

Box 93 The American States During and After the Revolution: Notes and Manuscripts

Box 94 Ford Manuscript

Box 95 Ford Biography

Box 96 Ford Biography

Box 97 Ford Biography

Box 98 Ford Biography

Box 99 Ford Biography

Box 100 Ford Biography

Box 101 Cleveland

Box 102 Cleveland

Box 103 Cleveland

Box 104 Cleveland

Box 105 Cleveland

Box 106 Cleveland Notes

Box 107 Cleveland

Rockefeller Notes

Box 108 1875

Box 108 1876

Box 108 Photostats and Handwritten, Oct-Dec '77, Also Jan '77 & Jan '78 & 2 later ones

Box 108 Litigation, Problems of selling oil, Markets, Export trade, Oil purebases & sales, Miscellaneous (important) 1877-8

Box 108 Perfecting the Combination (needs defining), Financial History 1877-8

Box 108 Manufacturing--The Regions, Cleud; Manufacturing Problems--refining, bbls; Personal History; Unlabed papers--several small groupings

Box 109 Relations with railroads (rates), Pipe Line affairs, Pipe Line Legislation, Relations with Producers 1877-8

Box 109 Jan-May 1878 (some)

Box 109 January, February1879 photos, February1879

Box 109 Preliminary Trust Agreement March, April 1879

Box 110 May, June 1879

Box 110 July, August, September, October 1879

Box 110 November 1879

Box 110 December 1879

Box 110 Personal 1879-1888 Personal Investments, Charities, 1879-1888

Box 110 January, February, March1880

Box 111 April -December 1880

Box 111 January -April 1881 (& a few earlier), January -April 1881

Box 111 May -December 1881

Box 111 Carbons, 1881

Box 111 Organization, Finances, Personnel, Litigation, Legislation, Competition, Refined Oil, Foreign Markets, Pipelines, Miscellaneous (some important), 1882

Box 111 Marketing, 1879-1882

Box 112 January -June 1883

Box 112 July -December 1883

Box 112 Carbons, 1883

Box 112 January -July 31, 1884

Box 112 August 1-December 31, 1884

Box 113 Organization, Management, Lubricating bus, Conflicts in Local Interest, Expansion, Finances, Auditing, Oil Sales Prices, Oil Purchases, Oil Shipments, Relations with Competitors, Personnel, Railroads, Pipeline, Foreign Markets

Box 113 1885-6

Box 113 January, February, March1886

Box 113 April, May, June, July, August, September 1886

Box 113 October, November, December 1886 & a few 1887, December 1886, 1887

Box 114 January, February, March, April 1887

Box 114 May -December 1887

Box 114 January -April 1888

Box 114 May, June, July, August 1888

Box 115 September, October, November, December 1888

Box 115 January -June 1889

Box 115 July -December 1889

Box 115 Letter Book Notes, 1890

Box 115 January -June 1890

Box 115 July -December 1890

Box 115 July -December 1890

Box 116 January -April 1891

Box 116 April -December 1891

Box 116 January -June 1892

Box 116 July -December 1892

Box 116 1893

Box 116 January -June 1894

Box 116 July -December 1894

Box 116 1895

Box 116 1896

Box 116 1897

Box 116 1898

Box 116 1899

Box 116 1900

Box 116 1901

Box 116 1902

Box 116 1903

Box 116 1904

Box 117 1905

Box 117 1906

Box 117 1907

Box 117 1908

Box 117 1909

Box 117 1910

Box 117 1911

Box 117 1912

Box 117 1913

Box 117 1914

Box 117 1915

Box 117 Miscellaneous

Box 118 New Material

Box 118 Carbons--Letter Book Notes

Box 118 Oil, Paint, & Drug Reporter

Box 118 Railroads and Officials

Box 118 Sales of "Indeps." To S.O.

Box 118 Code

Box 118 Steel

Box 118 Standard Oil Companies & Officers; Also Subsidiaries & Lawyers

Box 118 Book--General Outline, etc.

Box 118 Rockefeller Family

Box 118 Letters, Memos, etc.

Box 118 Carbons--Letter File Notes

Box 118 Apparently Photostated: Letters to John D. Rockefeller, 1877-1878

Box 119 Carbons of Folder Notes 3-29 (some missing)

Box 119 Carbons--Folders 31-69

Box 119 First Notes Made on Folders

Box 119 Notes, etc. re Outline & Inserts

Box 119 Ingles--Early History of SO

Box 119 Personal Letters of John D. Rockefeller Jr. & Sr., 1918-1937

Box 119 Benefactors 1895-1915--Correspondence, etc.

Box 120 Biography: Data from Messrs. Charles H. Tucker, Charles Lockhart's successors, Bruille J Waring (3), Thomas H. Wheeler, John T. Senebough, Thomas G. Gallagher, Dr. Willis Flitcher Johnson, & David A. Wells

Box 120 A.--Early SO Days: Testimony favorable; Separate folder: Miscellaneous (including photogravures) kept at direction of Mr. Jr.

Box 120 R--Prices of Oil in Competition

Box 120 B--South Improvement Company

Box 120 H--Barrel vs. Tank, Lloyd's Folly

Box 120 G--Tidewater and F.B. Gowan

Box 120 L--George Rice and Selling Wars

Box 120 K--Samuel Van Sychbee Case

Box 120 N--Toledo Gas

Box 120 Inglis--Chapters

Box 121 Notebooks, Notecards

Box 122 John Singer Sargent's Impressions, Michigan Soup, Wm Bross Lloyd (Son of H.D.L.) to prison for Red Treason, Justice Roger A. Pryor's First Meeting: Friends Ever After, Death of J.C. Donnell, Late Incidents

Box 122 Rockefeller John D.: Newspaper Clippings & Magazine Articles

Box 122 Parts of History of SO co. by Dr. Bacon (9 Chapters), also a pamphlet on South Improvement Company

Box 122 JDR--Miscellaneous & Photos

Box 123 Scrap Books

2 flat pictures (on top of above)

Scrapbook of clippings

Box 124 Rockefeller Manuscript

Box 125 Rockefeller Manuscript

Box 126 Rockefeller notes

Box 127 Rockefeller notes

Box 128 Rockefeller notes

Box 129 Rockefeller notes

Box 130 Rockefeller notes

Box 131 Rockefeller notes

Box 132 Rockefeller notes

Box 133 Rockefeller notes

Box 134 Standard Oil

Box 135 Standard Oil

Box 136 Standard Oil

Box 137 Standard Oil

Box 138 Standard Oil

Box 139 Standard Oil

Box 140 Emergence of Lincoln notes

Box 141 Emergence of Lincoln notes

Box 142 Emergence of Lincoln notes

Box 143 Emergence of Lincoln notes

Box 144 Emergence of Lincoln notes

Box 145 Emergence of Lincoln notes

Box 146 Emergence of Lincoln notes

Box 147 Emergence of Lincoln notes

Box 148 Emergence of Lincoln notes

Box 149 Ordeal of Union notes; Book reviews, 149

Box 150 Ordeal of Union notes; Book reviews, 149

Box 151 Ordeal of Union notes; Book reviews, 149

Box 152 Ordeal of Union notes; Book reviews, 149

Box 153 Ordeal of Union notes; Book reviews, 149

Box 154 Ordeal of the Union Manuscript

Box 155 Ordeal of the Union Vol. 7 Ms. notes and drafts

Box 156 Ordeal of the Union Vol. 7 Notes an Ms. (Chap. 9-13)

Box 157 Ordeal of the Union Vols. 7 and 8

Box 158 Ordeal of the Union Vols. 7 and 8

Box 159 Ordeal of the Union Vols. 7 and 8

Box 160 Ordeal of the Union Vols. 7 and 8

Box 161 Ordeal of the Union Vol. 8 Ms.

Box 162 Ordeal of the Union Vol. 8 Misc. notes and drafts (Chap. 8-14)

Box 163 Ordeal of the Union Vol. 8 Misc. notes and drafts (Chap. 1-7)

Box 164 War for the Union Ms.

Box 165 War for the Union Ms.

Box 166 Civil War notes

Box 167 Civil War notes

Box 168 Civil War notes

Box 169 Civil War notes

Box 170 Newspaper clippings on Civil War

Box 171 Newspaper clippings on Civil War period

Box 172 Civil War notes

Box 173 Newspaper on Civil War

Box 174 Gateway to History Manuscript

Box 174 Fremont materials revised edition (proposed) 1973; Royalties,1927 ed.

Box 175 Fremont materials revised edition (proposed) 1973; Royalties,1927 ed.

Box 176 Fremont materials revised edition (proposed) 1973; Royalties,1927 ed.

Box 177 Fremont materials revised edition (proposed) 1973; Royalties,1927 ed.

Box 178 Hamilton Fish materials

Box 179 Hamilton Fish materials

Box 181 Nevins writings on Hamilton Fish

Box 182 Hamilton Fish

Box 183 Thos. J. Brady scrpbooks

Box 184 Thos. J. Brady scrpbooks

Box 185 Franklin Roosevelt scrapbooks

Box 186 Franklin Roosevelt scrapbooks

Box 187 Printed materials by Nevins

Box 188 Printed materials by and about Nevins [MICROFILM]

Box 189 Misc. writings

Box 190 Misc. writings

Box 191 James Truslow Adams material

Box 192 James Truslow Adams material

Box 193 James Truslow Adams material

Box 194 James Truslow Adams material

Box 195 Brand Whitlock materials

Box 196 Grover Cleveland materials

Box 197 Rockefeller materials

Box 198 Dudley materials

Box 199 Dissertations and writings by Nevins' students; List of CU students

Box 200 Dissertations and writings by Nevins' students; List of CU students

Box 201 Microfilm

Box 202 Railroad notes: M.L. Daly's Union Democrat's Diary

Box 203 Misc. notes, clippings, printed materials

Box 203 Misc. unidentified manuscripts

Box 204 Memorabilia (awards, certificates, degrees)

Series IV: 1982 Gift

Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, photographs, obituaries, memorials, and scrapbooks. Included are three letters from Van Wyck brooks and one letter from Willa Cather.

Box 205 1. Two AN letters (2) to Roland Baines written while abroad, 1912 -- 2. xerox of letter to AN from Ashley Thorndike, September 1, 1913, inviting AN to accept an instructorship in English Department, Columbia. -- 3. Cablegrams (5) sent by AN from England, 1940 (while he was Harmsworth professor at Oxford). -- 4. ANs description of an evening with Vishinsky, undated letter to Pete and Barbara Long. -- 5. AN letter to Pete and Barbara Long concerning work on volumes 8 and 9 of Ordeal. Undated but probably 1969. -- 6. Letters from Lillian Bean to AN (2) (included with other Bean letters) -- 7. AN letter to Norman Cousins concerning possible reviewing work after his stroke. (1969?) -- 8. Letter from Henry Commager to Anne Loftis, March, 1992. -- 9. Publication: "The City of Mansoul" an address of AN delivered on Founders Day, 1956, at Huntington Library. Publ. May, 1956. -- 10. Letters (25) to Mary Richardson Nevins: A. A.L. Rouse (2); B. Herbert Nicholson (1); C. Henry Commager (18); D. Lillian Bean (3); E. Louis Starr (2); F. E.M. flier (1); 11. Letter from Lillian Bean to Joseph G.E. Hopkins, editor, Scribners 1970; 12. A collection of photographs (41), 1930s to l971.

Series V: Oversize Material

Flat Box 340 Two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings;

Flat Box 340 Two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings -- Photo Album: "Dr. Allan Nevins, Personal Rep. of Pres. Kennedy to the Rizal Centennial Celebration..."

Flat Box 341 One scrapbook of newspaper clippings; memorabilia

Flat Box 342 Scrapbook (disbound)