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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: John Davis Lodge papers
    Date (inclusive): 1886-1987
    Collection Number: 86005
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 288 manuscript boxes, 26 oversize boxes, 3 cubic foot boxes, 1 card file box, 3 album boxes, 121 envelopes, 2 sound cassettes, 1 sound tape reel, 1 sound disc (155.0 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, dispatches, reports, memoranda, clippings, other printed matter, photographs, sound recordings, and motion picture film relating to the Republican Party, national and Connecticut politics, and American foreign relations, especially with Spain, Argentina and Switzerland.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Lodge, John Davis, 1903-1985.

    Access

    Boxes 310-311 closed.
    The collection is stored off site; a minimum of two days notice is required for use. Boxes may be requested through Stanford's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu .
    Use copies of some sound recordings in this collection are available for immediate access. To access other sound recordings, video recordings, or motion picture material, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John Davis Lodge papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1986.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    1903 October 20 Born, Washington, D.C.
    1921 Graduated, Middlesex School
    1925 B.A., Harvard University
    1929 J.D., Harvard University
      Married Francesca Braggiotti
    1929-1931 Associate, Cravath, deGersdorff, Swaine and Wood, New York
    1932-1942 Actor, motion pictures and theatre
    1942-1945 Captain, U.S. Navy (liaison officer to Free French Naval forces, North Africa)
    1946-1950 Lawyer, American Economic Foundation, New York
      Member of Congress from Connecticut
    1950-1954 Governor, Connecticut
    1953-1955 Special Presidential Ambassador, Panama, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico
    1955-1961 Ambassador to Spain
    1965 Delegate, Connecticut Constitutional Convention
    1969-1974 Ambassador to Argentina
    1983 Member of U.S. Delegation to the United Nations
    1983-1985 Ambassador to Switzerland
    1985 October 29 Died, New York City

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, dispatches, reports, memoranda, clippings, other printed matter, photographs, sound recordings, and motion picture film relating to the Republican Party, national and Connecticut politics, and American foreign relations, especially with Spain, Argentina and Switzerland.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Reagan, Ronald.
    Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    United States. Congress. House.
    United States. Dept. of State.
    Argentina
    Argentina--Foreign relations--United States.
    Connecticut--Politics and government.
    Diplomats--United States.
    Phonorecords.
    Phonotapes.
    Spain
    Spain--Foreign relations--United States.
    Switzerland--Foreign relations--United States.
    Switzerland.
    United States--Foreign relations--1945-1989.
    United States--Foreign relations--Argentina.
    United States--Foreign relations--Spain.
    United States--Foreign relations--Switzerland.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Politics and government--1945-1989.
    United States--Politics and government.