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Preliminary Guide to the Eugene Davidson Collection
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Table of contents What's This?

 

I.  Biographical / Personal Files

 

Correspondence

Box 1: 1-15

General, 1920-1980

Box 2: 1

General, 1980-1989

Box 2: 2

ABC News - Interview for "20th Century" Project, 1994

Box 2: 3

America First Committee, 1938-1946

Box 2: 4

Beard, Charles A. (as subject), 1948-1971

Box 2: 5

Dönitz, Grand Admiral, 1963-1973

Box 2: 6-7

Ferrell, Robert H., 1968-1999

Box 2: 8

The Freeman, 1950-1953

Box 2: 9-11

Jensen, Arthur R., 1969-2001

Box 2: 12

Kertesz, Stephen, 1970-1986

Box 2: 13

Kieran, John, ca. 1938-1942

Box 2: 14

Kimmel, Adm. Husband E. (as subject), 1998-1999

Box 2: 15

Modern Age, 1959-1969

Box 2: 16

Park College Degree, 1977

Box 2: 17-19

Puleston, W. D., 1939-1949

Box 3: 1-5

Yale University (Class of 1927) - also includes later alumni material, ca. 1920s-1980s

 

II.  Editor's Files

Box 3: 6-8

Yale University Press, 1940-1959

Box 3: 9

Modern Age - Editorials and Index, 1961-1969

 

III.  Organizations

 

Conference on European Problems (CEP) - includes 1987 tribute to EAD on his 85th Birthday, 90th birthday greetings in 1992, and 1994 Freedom Award

Box 3: 10-23

1969-1985

Box 4: 1-14

1985-2000, n.d.

Box 4: 15-20

Foundation for Foreign Affairs, 1945-1969, n.d.

Box 5: 1

Philadelphia Society, 1995-2002

Box 5: 2

University of Chicago Library Visiting Committee, 1974-1977

Box 5: 3

Volker Fund - National Book Foundation, 1952-1960

 

IV.  Publishers' Files

Box 5: 4-7

Macmillan - agreements, correspondence, royalty statements, Speer book, 1966-1994

Box 5: 8

University of Missouri Press, 2000

 

V.  Subject Files

Box 5: 9-18

Eichmann [Adolf] Trial - includes transcripts, minutes of sessions, articles, and related (from trip to Israel, 1961)

Box 6: 1-9

Eichmann (cont.)

Box 7: 1-3

Eichmann (cont.)

Box 7: 4-20

Speer [Albert] Files - correspondence (incl. some with Speer), research files, reviews, articles and other related material resulting from work on Davidson's Introduction to Speer's Inside the Third Reich, ca. 1962-1981

 

Miscellany - includes China diary (unknown author, 1917), European trip files (1947 and 1954), Goebbels invitation (1937), maps, newspapers

Box 8: 1

Articles, 1960s-1970s

Box 8: 2

Book Reviewing

Box 8: 3

China - Diaries, 1917, 1973

Box 8: 4

Christie's (art), 1996

Box 8: 5

Durer House - war damage

Box 8: 6

Elkins Caricatures, 1976

Box 8: 7

Funk

Box 8: 8

Goebbels, 1937

Box 8: 9

Holocaust

Box 8: 10

Legal Brief, re war

Box 8: 11

Linguistics (Chinese)

Box 8: 12-13

Maps

Box 8: 14

Medals and Pins

Box 8: 15

Morton (EaD's wife), 1997

Box 8: 16-17

Newspapers

Box 8: 18

Pearl Harbor

Box 8: 19

Photographs - incl. Hitler with Jodl and Hitler drawing

Box 8: 20

Politics

Box 8: 21

Postcards

Box 8: 22

Publications, 1960s-1970s

Box 8: 23

Röhm, Ernst

Box 8: 24

Social Democrats, 1962

Box 8: 25-26

Trip - England, Germany, Austria, 1947

Box 8: 27-28

Trip - Germany, 1954

Box 8: 29

Trips, 1954-1956

Box 8: 30

Trip - Israel, [1961]

Box 8: 31

Trip - Japan, 1965

Box 8: 32

Truman Correspondence (copies), 1937-1938

Box 8: 33

UCSB

Box 8: 34

Yale Literary Magazine, 1979, 1985

 

VI.  Writings

 

Monographs

Scope and Content Note

Includes research files, notes, drafts, correspondence, publicity, and reviews
Box 9: 1-22

The Death and Life of Germany: An Account of the American Occupation (Knopf, 1959, 1961; Missouri, 1999)

Box 10: 1-7

The Making of Adolf Hitler (Macmillan, 1977; Missouri, 1997)

Box 10: 8-29

The Narrow Path of Freedom and Other Essays - includes essays on the Nuremberg Trials, Charles A. Beard, Ezra Pound, and Albert Speer (Missouri, 2002)

Box 11: 1-9

The Nuremberg Fallacy: Wars and War Crimes since World War II (Macmillan, 1973; Missouri, 1998)

Box 11: 10-12

Reflections on a Disruptive Decade - introductory essays to each quarterly issue of Modern Age during the 1960s; includes an essay on Eichmann in Israel (Missouri, 2000)

Box 11: 13-15

The Trial of the Germans: An Account of the Twenty-two Defendants before the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg (Macmillan, 1966; Missouri, 1997) - includes Jodl material

Box 12-17

Trial (cont.)

Box 18: 1-12

The Unmaking of Adolf Hitler (Missouri, 1996)

Box 18: 13-21

Poetry

Box 19-20

Shorter Works

Scope and Content Note

Articles, forewords, introductions, poems, and reviews (mostly print copies, some manuscript drafts and related correspondence)
 

VII.  Oversize

Box 21

Hitler Calendar, 1940

Box 21

Photographs - mounted

Box 21

Speer [Albert] inscribed architectural drawing

 

VIII.  Audiotape

Tape No. A6693/R7

Commentary by Eugene Davidson on an interview with Albert Speer for NET-TV