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Owen Lattimore papers

MS-64
 Collection
Identifier: MS-64
The papers of Owen Lattimore contain correspondence, legal documents, scholarly articles, editorials, news clippings, and photos, relating primarily to Senator Joseph McCarthy's accusation of Lattimore as the top Soviet agent in the U.S., charges of which he was cleared by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee investigation under Senator Millard Tidings in 1950. Half of the collection consists of official transcripts pertaining to U.S. vs. Owen Lattimore (1952-55). Correspondents include Alexander Kinnan Laing, Evelyn Nef, and Vilhjalmur Stefansson.

Dates

  • 1930 - 1957

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

2 linear ft. (4 boxes)

Overview

Owen Lattimore (1900-1989), author and scholar. The collection contains correspondence, legal documents, scholarly articles, editorials, news clippings, and photos, relating primarily to Senator Joseph McCarthy's accusation of Lattimore as being the top Soviet agent in the U.S., charges of which he was cleared.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA