Walter LaFeber Papers,1961-2008

Collection Number: 14-17-2624

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Walter LaFeber papers, 1961-2008.
Collection Number:
14-17-2624
Creator:
LaFeber, Walter.
Quantity:
21.5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Professional papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Professional papers of Walter LaFeber, a Cornell University historian specializing in American foreign policy.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of History, Cornell University.
Walter LaFeber graduated from Hanover College in 1955, received a master's degree from Stanford University in 1956 and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1959. He came to Cornell in 1963 and is currently the Marie Underhill Noll Professor of American History. He specializes in American foreign policy. His major works include The New Empire: An Interpretation of American Expansion, America; Russia and the Cold War; and The Panama Canal: The Crisis in Historical Perspective; as well as editing John Q. Adams and the American Continental Empire.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Professional papers relating to his research, teaching, and writing about American foreign policy.
SUBJECTS

Names:
LaFeber, Walter.
Cornell University. Dept. of History.

Subjects:
College teachers.

Places:
United States--Foreign relations.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Closed for research for five years after the death of the donor and his spouse.
Cite As:
Walter LaFeber Papers, #14-17-2624. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Westminster Foundation; John Quincey Adams Manuscript; miscellaneous correspondence; Correspondence January-June 1976; old recommendations. [Poor condition.]
1961-1976
Box 2
Correspondence. University stuff; Crowell book; CU Presidential Commission
1967
Box 3
Cornell Aeronautical Lab; Dartmouth Conference; Correspondence January-September 1969.
1969
Box 4
Cornell Aeronautical Lab; Correspondence
1971
Box 5
Correspondence. State Department Advisory Committee on Foreign Relation; Chelsea House Publisher) Correspondence. Pacific Historic Review.
1972-1977
Box 6
Correspondence between 1976-1978
1976-1979
Box 7
Constitution correspondence, Correspondence from 1968, 1980, 1981, and some from 1978-1980
1968-1981
Box 8
FDR Foundation; Reuben Askew for President file; file on BPA course 1981-1983; 1984 correspondence
1981-1984
Box 9
OAH-Hanington Paper; 1985-1986 correspondence; Free Speech commission 1986-1987; Seward book
1985-1987
Box 10
Book Contracts and permissions; July-December 1984; January-June 1985
1984-1985
Box 11
July-December 1987; January-June 1988. Matthew McHugh Congress 1975-July-December 1986; a cassettes.
1975-1986
Box 12
Correspondence January-June 1987
1987
Box 13
January-June 1989, January-June 1990
1989-1990
Box 14
July-December 1989; July-December 1990; January-June 1991
1989-1991
Box 15
Correspondence 1975; July-December 1978; letters 1971; Pulitzer Prize July 1975
1971-1978
Box 16 Folder 1
May-June correspondence.
1992
Box 16 Folder 2
July 1989-February 1992 correspondence.
1989-1992
Box 16 Folder 3
March-April 1992 correspondence
1992
Box 16 Folder 4
April-June 1992 correspondence
1992
Box 16 Folder 5
May-July 1992 correspondence
1992
Box 16 Folder 6
July-August 1992 correspondence
1992
Box 16 Folder 7
September-October 1992 correspondence
1992
Box 16 Folder 8
November 1992 correspondence
1992
Box 16 Folder 9
December 1992 correspondence
1992
Box 16 Folder 10
Miscellaneous (1982-February 1992) filed with folders for March-December 1992.
1992
Box 16 Folder 11
January 1992 correspondence
1993
Box 16 Folder 12
February-March 1992 correspondence
1993
Box 16 Folder 13
April 1992 correspondence
1993
Box 16 Folder 14
May-June 1992 correspondence
1993
Box 16 Folder 15
Miscellaneous (April 1970- December 1991) filed with folders for January-October 1992
1993
Box 16 Folder 16
July 1992 correspondence
1993
Box 16 Folder 17
August-September 1992 correspondence
1993
Box 16 Folder 18
September 1992 correspondence
1993
Box 16 Folder 19
October 1992 correspondence
1993
Box 16 Folder 20
November 1992 correspondence
1993
Box 16 Folder 21
December 1993 correspondence
1993
Box 16 Folder 22
October 1996-January 1997 correspondence
1997
Box 16 Folder 23
February 1997 correspondence
1997
Box 16 Folder 24
March 1997 correspondence
1997
Box 16 Folder 25
Apr. 1997 correspondence
1997
Box 16 Folder 26
May 1997 correspondence
1997
Box 16 Folder 27
May 1997 correspondence
1997
Box 16 Folder 28
June 1997 correspondence
1997
Box 16 Folder 29
July 1997 correspondence
1997
Box 16 Folder 30
August 1997 correspondence
1997
Box 17 Folder 1
September 1997 correspondence
1997
Box 17 Folder 2
October 1997 correspondence
1997
Box 17 Folder 3
November 1997 correspondence
1997
Box 17 Folder 4
December 1997 correspondence
1997
Box 17 Folder 5
"Harry Truman" PBS-TV-"The American Experience" program (4 hours)
1997
Box 17 Folder 6
Correspondence, Part II of Truman
1997
Box 17 Folder 7
Part three of Truman; Series themes
1997
Box 17 Folder 8
TR-draft script for parts 1, 2 and 3; correspondence
1994-96
Box 17 Folder 9
"Theodore Roosevelt" PBS-TV-"American Experience" program - 4 hours.
1995
Box 17 Folder 10
The American Experience - Theodore Roosevelt, Mar. 3, 1995: Program Script
1995
Box 17 Folder 11
Eric Delman phone conversations; his memos on Bush-Pentagon Russian Policy
1993
Box 17 Folder 12
Eric Delman's The End of the Cold War: The Triumph of Idealpolitik
1993
Box 17 Folder 13
Copy of letter on proposal of the committee on Diplomatic Documentation
1982-1984
Box 17 Folder 14
Correspondence and reviews relating to "Inevitable Revolutionary: The United States in Central America"
1983-1985
Box 17 Folder 15
Correspondence, newspaper articles and reviews relating to "Inevitable Revolutionary: The United States in Central America"
1984-1988
Box 17 Folder 16
USSR correspondence and materials
1967-1980
Box 17 Folder 17
USSR correspondence and materials
1980-1988
Box 17 Folder 18
USSR correspondence and materials
1988-1991
Box 18 Folder 1
Correspondence
1992 + Before
Box 18 Folder 2
Correspondence January-June (1)
1994
Box 18 Folder 3
Correspondence January-June (2)
1994
Box 18 Folder 4
Correspondence January-June (3)
1994
Box 18 Folder 5
Correspondence July-December (1)
1994
Box 18 Folder 6
Correspondence July-December (2)
1994
Box 18 Folder 7
Correspondence July-December (3)
1994
Box 18 Folder 8
Correspondence January-June (1)
1994
Box 18 Folder 9
Correspondence January-June (2)
1995
Box 18 Folder 10
Correspondence January-June (3)
1995
Box 18 Folder 11
Correspondence July-December (1)
1995
Box 18 Folder 12
Correspondence July-December (2)
1995
Box 18 Folder 13
Correspondence January-June (1)
1996
Box 18 Folder 14
Correspondence January-June (2)
1996
Box 18 Folder 15
Correspondence January-June (3)
1996
Box 18 Folder 16
Correspondence July-December (1)
1996
Box 18 Folder 17
Correspondence July-December (2)
1996
Box 18 Folder 18
Correspondence July-December (3)
1996
Box 18 Folder 19
Correspondence January-June
1997
Box 19 Folder 1
Correspondence January-June (1)
1998
Box 19 Folder 2
Correspondence January-July (2)
1998
Box 19 Folder 2
Correspondence January-July (2)
1998
Box 19 Folder 3
Correspondence January-July (3)
1998
Box 19 Folder 4
Correspondence July-December (1)
1998
Box 19 Folder 5
Correspondence July-December (2)
1998
Box 19 Folder 6
Correspondence "1900" Television Project for PBS
1997-1998
Box 19 Folder 7
The American Experience "1900" Script
1996
Box 19 Folder 8
Presidency of Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations
1998-2000
Box 19 Folder 9
Correspondence January-June
1998
Box 19 Folder 10
Correspondence July-December (1)
1999
Box 19 Folder 11
Correspondence July-December (2)
1999
Box 19 Folder 12
Correspondence January-June (2)
2000
Box 19 Folder 13
Correspondence July-December 2000 (1)
2000
Box 19 Folder 14
Correspondence July-December (2)
2000
Box 20 Folder 1
Correspondence January-June (1)
2001
Box 20 Folder 2
Correspondence January-June (2)
2001
Box 20 Folder 3
Correspondence July-December (1)
2001
Box 20 Folder 4
Correspondence July-December (2)
2001
Box 20 Folder 5
Correspondence January-June (1)
2002
Box 20 Folder 6
Correspondence January-June (2)
2002
Box 20 Folder 7
Correspondence July-December (1)
2002
Box 20 Folder 8
Correspondence July-December (2)
2002
Box 20 Folder 9
Correspondence January-June (1)
2003
Box 20 Folder 10
Correspondence January-June (2)
2003
Box 20 Folder 11
Correspondence July-December (1)
2003
Box 20 Folder 12
Correspondence July-December (2)
2003
Box 20 Folder 13
Correspondence January-June (1)
2004
Box 20 Folder 14
Correspondence January-June (2)
2004
Box 21 Folder 1
Correspondence July 1972 - October 2000
1972-2000
Box 21 Folder 2
Miscellaneous Correspondence 1998-2006
1998-2006
Box 21 Folder 3
Miscellaneous Correspondence 1998-2006
1998-2006
Box 21 Folder 4
Correspondence 2001-2003
2001-2003
Box 21 Folder 5
Correspondence January-May
2004
Box 21 Folder 6
Correspondence June
2004
Box 21 Folder 7
Correspondence July
2004
Box 21 Folder 8
Correspondence August
2004
Box 21 Folder 9
Correspondence September
2004
Box 21 Folder 10
Correspondence October
2004
Box 21 Folder 11
Correspondence November
2004
Box 21 Folder 12
Correspondence December
2004
Box 21 Folder 13
Correspondence January
2005
Box 21 Folder 14
Correspondence February
2005
Box 21 Folder 15
Correspondence March
2005
Box 21 Folder 16
Correspondence April
2005
Box 21 Folder 17
Correspondence May
2005
Box 21 Folder 18
Correspondence June
2005
Box 21 Folder 19
Correspondence July
2005
Box 21 Folder 20
Correspondence August
2005
Box 21 Folder 21
Correspondence September
2005
Box 21 Folder 22
Correspondence October
2005
Box 21 Folder 23
Correspondence November
2005
Box 21 Folder 24
Correspondence December
2005
Box 21 Folder 25
Correspondence January
2006
Box 21 Folder 26
Correspondence February
2006
Box 21 Folder 27
Correspondence March
2006
Box 21 Folder 28
Correspondence April
2006
Box 21 Folder 29
Correspondence May
2006
Box 21 Folder 30
Correspondence June
2004
Box 21 Folder 31
Correspondence July
2006
Box 21 Folder 32
Correspondence August
2006
Box 21 Folder 33
Correspondence September
2006
Box 21 Folder 34
Correspondence October
2006
Box 21 Folder 35
Correspondence November
2006
Box 21 Folder 36
Correspondence December
2006
Box 21 Folder 37
Photographs
2004
Box 22 Folder 1
Correspondence January-June
2007
Box 22 Folder 2
Correspondence July
2007
Box 22 Folder 3
Correspondence August
2007
Box 22 Folder 4
Correspondence September
2007
Box 22 Folder 5
Correspondence October
2007
Box 22 Folder 6
Correspondence November
2007
Box 22 Folder 7
Correspondence December
2007
Box 22 Folder 8
Photographs
2007 - 2008
Box 22 Folder 9
Correspondence January
2008
Box 22 Folder 10
Correspondence February
2008
Box 22 Folder 11
Correspondence March
2008
Box 22 Folder 12
Correspondence April
2008
Box 22 Folder 13
Correspondence May
2008
Box 22 Folder 14
Correspondence June - July
2008