Special people, 1930 -- 1965


This series is part of Edward R. Murrow Papers, 1890 -- 1992

Series Overview

Title: Special people
Dates: 1930 -- 1965
Call Number: MS025.001.007
Size: 3.85 Cubic Feet, 18 Digital Object(s)

Description

This correspondence of 52 important individuals was probably taken from general correspondence (001.001) and grouped here alphabetically by last name, with correspondence, clipping, scripts and printed matter for each individual arranged in reverse chronological order. Included is correspondence from presidents, scientists, authors and others of importance with whom Murrow corresponded. Number 213 contains Xerox copies of important autograph letters which were taken from the collection and placed in the Edwin Ginn Library vault. A Xerox copy of each letter was also placed in its original file. Number 214 contains a small grouping of sensitive correspondence Murrow had with such personages as Theodore H. White, Louis Nizer, Vincent Sheean, J.G. Gude, Chet Huntley, and others.

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  Edward R. Barrett 1947 -- 1964

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  William Benton 1948 -- 1957

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  Remsen Bind 1943 -- 1960

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  Omar Bradley 1948 -- 1955

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  Mary Marvin Breckinridge 1930 -- 1952

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  Ralph J. Bunche 1955

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collapse Winston Churchill 1945

Also in this folder are photocopies of correspondence from Lady Clemetine S. Churchill to Edward R. Murrow dated 28 October 1954 and 10 February 1955. Microfilm Reel 15
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  Letter from Winston Churchill 1945

Microfilm Reel 15, scanned letter from Churchill to Murrow dated Dec. 17, 1945.
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  R. T. Clark 1949 -- 1959

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  Frank Darvall 1960

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  Elmer Davis 1947 -- 1956

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  William O. Douglas 1951 -- 1959

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  Stephen and Laurence Duggan 1948 -- 1952

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  Dwight D. Eisenhower 1947 -- 1955

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  Morris Ernst 1954 -- 1963

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MS025.001.007.034.00173a
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  Morris Ernst 1947 -- 1954

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  Arthur Godfrey 1954 -- 1959

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  Samuel W. Goldwyn 1947 -- 1961

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  Cullen B. Gosnell 1955 -- 1960

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  Philip L. Graham 1954 -- 1957

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  Samuel Haas 1950 -- 1960

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  Joseph C. Harsch 1947 -- 1953

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  Paul Heller 1947 -- 1965

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  Harold R. Isaacs 1949 -- 1959

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MS025.001.007.035.00181
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  Lyndon B. Johnson 1956

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MS025.001.007.035.00182
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  Edward Klauber 1945 -- 1952

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MS025.001.007.035.00183
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  Alfred and Blanche Knopf 1950 -- 1964

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MS025.001.007.035.00184
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  David E. Lilienthal 1947 -- 1959

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MS025.001.007.035.00185
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  Archibald MacLeish 1949 -- 1965

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  Richard M. Nixon 1952 -- 1959

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MS025.001.007.035.00187
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  Moish Pearlman 1956 -- 1965

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  Chic Peden 1955 -- 1959

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  Milo Perkins 1947 -- 1955

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MS025.001.007.035.00190
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  Hyman Rickover 1956 -- 1964

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MS025.001.007.035.00191
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  Elmo Roper 1950 -- 1960

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MS025.001.007.035.00192
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  Jonas Salk 1955 -- 1961

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MS025.001.007.036.00193
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  Carl Sandburg 1952 -- 1964

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  Albert Schweitzer 1955 -- 1957

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  Townsend Scudder 1955 -- 1958

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  Gilbert Seldes 1952 -- 1958

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  Louis Seltzer 1954 -- 1959

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  Charles Shaw 1948 -- 1959

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  Charles Siepman 1947 -- 1964

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  Allan Sloane 1948 -- 1952

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  Adlai Stevenson 1952 -- 1965

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  N. Thomas Stoddard 1955 -- 1958

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  Clarence Streit 1947 -- 1960

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  Ed Sullivan 1955 -- 1960

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collapse Harry S. Truman 1957

Microfilm Reel 15
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  Edward R. Murrow with Harry S. Truman at Islamorada, Florida 1957-02-08 -- 1957-02-15

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  Edward R. Murrow with Harry S. Truman at Islamorada, Florida 1957-02-08 -- 1957-02-15

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  Edward R. Murrow with Harry S. Truman at Islamorada, Florida 1957-02-08 -- 1957-02-15

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  Cameramen [Charles Mack and Marin Barnett?] filming Edward R. Murrow's interview with Harry S. Truman at Islamorada, Florida 1957-02-08 -- 1957-02-15

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  Edward R. Murrow with Harry S. Truman on a fishing excursion in Islamorada, Florida 1957-02-08 -- 1957-02-15

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  Harry S. Truman and unidentified men on a fishing excursion in Islamorada, Florida 1957-02-08 -- 1957-02-15

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  Islamorada, Florida 1957-02-08 -- 1957-02-15

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  House on Islamorada, Florida where Edward R. Murrow interviews Harry S. Truman 1957-02-08 -- 1957-02-15

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  Islamorada, Florida 1957-02-08 -- 1957-02-15

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MS025.001.007.037.00206.00009
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  House on Islamorada, Florida where Edward R. Murrow interviews Harry S. Truman 1957-02-08 -- 1957-02-15

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MS025.001.007.037.00206.00010
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  House on Islamorada, Florida where Edward R. Murrow interviews Harry S. Truman 1957-02-08 -- 1957-02-15

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MS025.001.007.037.00206.00011
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  House on Islamorada, Florida 1957-02-08 -- 1957-02-15

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  House on Islamorada, Florida 1957-02-08 -- 1957-02-15

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  Two children with a woman on Islamorada, Florida 1957-02-08 -- 1957-02-15

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  Casey Murrow (center) with two unidentified boys 1957

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  Casey Murrow with an unidentified girl and puppy 1957

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MS025.001.007.037.00206.00016
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  Casey Murrow holding a puppy with an unidentified girl 1957

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MS025.001.007.037.00206.00017
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  James Warburg 1947 -- 1950

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MS025.001.007.037.00207
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  Joseph N. Welch 1957 -- 1960

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MS025.001.007.037.00208
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  Theodore H. White 1954 -- 1955

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MS025.001.007.037.00209
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  Chester Williams 1948 -- 1965

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MS025.001.007.037.00210
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  William Worthy, Jr. 1954 -- 1959

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MS025.001.007.037.00211
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  Petr Zenkl 1948 -- 1964

Microfilm Reel 15. Murrow did a radio program with Petr Zenkl. The book, Czechoslovakia - Under the Hammer and Sickle, by the Council of Free Czechoslovaka (Rada svobodneho Ceskoslovenska), 2nd ed. [1953?] was pulled from the Murrow Room Library because of preservation concerns. 5 documents found with book 'Hammer and Sickle' were also added to this folder, April 19 2011, Susanne Belovari. The five documents are: Petr Zenkl, The liberation of Eastern Europe by means short of war -- American Fund for Czechoslovak Rugees, inc., by-laws -- Council of Free Czechoslovakia, Press release : Czechoslovakia under the hammer and sickle (March 22, 1953) -- Council of Free Czechoslovakia, By what authority does the communist regime in Czechoslovakia bring its complaint of alleged subversive activities to the UN?(March 19, 1953) -- Memorandum of the Council of Free Czechoslovakia concerning a novel and cruel violation of human rights by the communist regime in Czechoslovakia (March 16, 1953).
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MS025.001.007.038.00212
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  Copies of valuable letters kept in library vault

Microfilm Reel 15. These letters are now integrated into the collection (see Correspondence by year and by Special People.)
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MS025.001.007.038.00213
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  Classified correspondence

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