Overview of the Trumbull Higgins papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff.
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Title: Trumbull Higgins papers
Date (inclusive): 1943-1990
Collection Number: 96036
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 9 manuscript boxes, 1 phonograph disc (4 linear feet)
Abstract: Writings, correspondence, and photographs, relating to twentieth-century military history, and especially to aspects of World War II, the Indochinese War, and the Cuban missile crisis. Includes drafts of a book-length study entitled "Pluto and Vulture: A Comparison between John F. Kennedy at the Bay of Pigs and Dwight D. Eisenhower at Dienbienphu," and drafts of the books Soft Underbelly: The Anglo-American Controversy over the Italian Campaign, 1939-1945 (New York, 1968) and The Perfect Failure: Kennedy, Eisenhower and the CIA at the Bay of Pigs (New York, 1987).
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Higgins, Trumbull.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Trumbull Higgins papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1996.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

American historian.

Scope and Content of Collection

Writings, correspondence, and photographs, relating to twentieth-century military history, and especially to aspects of World War II, the Indochinese War, and the Cuban missile crisis. Includes drafts of a book-length study entitled "Pluto and Vulture: A Comparison between John F. Kennedy at the Bay of Pigs and Dwight D. Eisenhower at Dienbienphu," and drafts of the books Soft Underbelly: The Anglo-American Controversy over the Italian Campaign, 1939-1945 (New York, 1968) and The Perfect Failure: Kennedy, Eisenhower and the CIA at the Bay of Pigs (New York, 1987).

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962.
Indochinese War, 1946-1954.
Military history.
United States--Armed Forces.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
World War, 1939-1945.