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Herman Wouk papers, 1915-2003, bulk 1940-1960

Series III: Subject Files, 1915-2003

Series III contains topical files such as documents relating to Wouk's work on the Adlai Stevenson presidential campaign, speeches, printed material, records from Wouk's time in the United States Navy including coursework, notes, and drawings. There is also a small amount of personal documents in the form of newspaper articles about Wouk, records pertaining to his United States citizenship, and religious documents. Of particular interest are two oversized posters from Israel, one advertising a 1955 performance of The Caine Mutiny " by the Habimah Theatre Troupe and the other a 1967 lecture given by Herman Wouk for the Hebrew Writer's Union entitled "American Jewry and Israel."

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Box 51 Folder 12 Adlai Stevenson--Author's Statement, 1952

Box 51 Folder 13 Adlai Stevenson--Presidential Campaign, 1952

Mapcase 14-L-2 Donation Certificates to Shaarei Chessed Gemiluth Chassadim Haklali (Oversized), undated

Mapcase 14-O-3 Article about Wouk in Vogue , 1953 February 1

Box 52 Folder 1 Judaism, 1941-1947

Box 52 Folder 2 Israel Trip, 1955

Mapcase 14-L-2 Maps (Oversized), 1950, 1961, 1950, 1961

Box 52 Folder 3 Personal, 1915, 1955, 1980, 1995-2003, 1915, 1955, 1980, 1995-2003

Box 52 Folder 4 Printed Material, 1936-1941, 1959-1962, 1936-1941, 1959-1962

Mapcase 14-L-2 Printed Material (Oversized), 1955, 1967, 1955, 1967

Box 52 Folder 5 Radio Program Contract, 1946


Box 52 Folder 6 "The American Proposition,", 1952 October

Box 52 Folder 7 The Fall of Eisenhower, 1952

Box 52 Folder 8 Yeshiva University Commencement, 1953 June

Mapcase 14-L-2 Stadium (Townsend Harris High School Paper), 1934 November-December

Box 52 Folder 9 United Jewish Appeal, 1941

Box 52 Folder 10 United States Navy--General, 1942-1945

Box 54 United States Navy--Flag, 1940s

Box 53 Folder 11 Miscellaneous Notes, undated, 1945-1947