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James Loeb papers

Identifier: MS-827
The papers of James I. Loeb contain article, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, clippings, pamphlets, reports, speeches and theses related to his service as national director of Americans for Democratic Action (1947-1951), ambassador to Peru (1961-1962), ambassador to Guinea (1963-1965), and work with the NAACP, in particular, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Draft manuscripts for his two books "Confession of an Egghead" and "Failure of Two Missions" are also included.


  • 1938 - 1990


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Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


6.5 linear ft. (4 boxes)


James I. Loeb (1908-1992), political activist. Dartmouth College Class of 1929. The collection contains papers relating to his career as a teacher of romance languages, newspaper editor, diplomat, and political activist. Includes correspondence, texts of speeches, photographs, and drafts of an unpublished autobiography.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA