Bolté, Charles Guy, 1920-1994

Bolté, Charles Guy, 1920-1994



  • Existence: 1920 - 1994


Charles Guy Bolte was born in 1920 in Manhattan. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1941 after which he spent two years at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and joined the British Army before Pearl Harbor, losing a leg at the battle of El Alamein in North Africa. In 1943, he was one of the founding members of "Citizens First, Veterans Second" and later became an advisor to the United States Mission at the United Nations. In the early 1950s he joined Viking Press and served as executive secretary of the American Book Publishers Council and as a director of the American Civil Liberties Union. He stayed with Viking until 1966 when he joined the Carnegie Endowment. In 1972, Bolte moved to Maine and became a freelance writer. His publications include "The Price of Peace: A Plan for Disarmament." Bolte died in 1994.

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Charles G Bolté papers

Identifier: MS-502
Date(s): 1946 to 1956

Charles G. Bolte (1920-1994), press executive. Dartmouth College Class of 1941. The collection contains typescripts for his books "The New Veteran" (1945) and "The Pricetag of Peace" (1956) as well as galleys for the latter.