Register of the Eugene Lyons Papers 1919-1981
|1898, July 1||Born, Uzlian, Russia|
|1907||Arrived in the United States|
|1917-18||Student, College City of New York|
|1918||Private, U.S. Army|
|1918-19||Student, Columbia University|
|1919||Naturalized as United States citizen|
|1920||Employee, Erie Dispatch (Pennsylvania)|
|1922||Employee, Boston Telegram|
|1922-23||Editor, Soviet Russia Pictorial|
|1923-27||Assistant Director, Tass Agency|
|1927||Author, The Life and Death of Sacco and Vanzetti|
|1928-1934||United Press correspondent in the Soviet Union|
|1934||Author, Six Soviet Plays|
|1935||Author, Moscow Carousel|
|1935-39||Member, Ames and Norr Public Relations|
|1937||Author, Assignment in Utopia|
|1937||Editor, We Cover the World|
|1939-1944||Editor, The American Mercury|
|1940||Author, Stalin, Czar of all the Russias|
|1941||Author, The Red Decade|
|1946-1968||Editor, The Readers Digest|
|1948||Author, Our Unknown Ex-President, a Portrait of Herbert Hoover|
|1951-52||President, American Committee for the Liberation of the Peoples of Russia|
|1953||Author, Our Secret Allies: The Peoples of Russia|
|1959||Author, The Herbert Hoover Story|
|1964||Author, Herbert Hoover: a Biography|
|1966||Author, David Sarnoff: a Biography|
|1967||Author, Workers' Paradise Lost: 50 Years of Soviet Communism: a Balance Sheet|
|1985, January 10||Died, New York City|
Subjects and Indexing Terms
BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1934-1981
Addresses, calling cards
Insurance on personal possessions, 1970
Lease on Moscow apartment, 1934
Lyons, Yetta, medical history, 1968-1973
Russian refugees in Carinthia, Austria, 1949
Adler, Julius, 1950
Allilueva, Svetlana, 1967, 1969
Alsop, Joseph, 1953
American Committee for Liberation, 1959
Antin, Anthony, 1976
Arlington House Publishers, 1976
Aronina, Ida, 1977
Ball, George W., 1972
Berger, Ira M., 1976
Bergman, B. A., 1967
Blagowidow, George, 1976
Brock, Irene, 1978
Brownell, William, 1976-77
Buckley, William F., 1968-69, 1976, 1978
Burnham, James, 1969
Callaway, Lew L. ( Newsweek), 1967
Canby, Vincent, 1971
Center for the Survival of Western Democracies, 1979
Chellson, Elizabeth, 1978
Colebrook, Joan, 1974
Conquest, Robert, 1968-69
Corletti, Lawrence A., 1975
Cowles, Gardner, 1967
Davis, Jerome, 1950
Deal Lake Motel, Asbury Park, New Jersey, 1976
Dodd, Thomas J., 1964
Dodds, Harold W., 1964
Dutch Treat Club, 1978
Eastman, Max, 1953, 1965
Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1964
Elez, Andrew, 1981
Ellender, Allen J., 1958-59
Estabrook, Howard, 1969
Forster, Mr., 1962
Geltman, Max, 1979
Glenny, Michael, 1969
Gotlieb, Howard B., 1965
Granfar, Moosa, 1959
Greenwood Press, 1977
Grunblatt, David, 1979
Hansen, Clifford P., 1967
Harriman, W. Averell, 1963
Hatfield, Mark, 1979
Henderson, Loy, 1974
Hillman, Rita K., 1975
Hook, Sidney, 1968
Hoover, Herbert, 1959
Hoover, Herbert Jr., 1960, 1963
Human Events, 1959
Internal Revenue Service, 1979
Johnson, Allen, 1979
Johnson, Lyndon B., 1962
Kaganski, Zakhary, 1934
Kastner, Alton, 1960
Kaufman, Bel, 1964, 1966
Kohler, Foy D., 1976
Labin, Suzanne, 1970
Lamont, Corliss, 1964
Lewis, Hobart, 1973
Lewis, Marx, 1967
Linville, Dr., 1938
Litante, Judith, 1979
Lodge, John Davis, 1967
Lofton, John D., 1964
Lovestone, Jay, 1967
Lyons, Dan, 1976, 1979
Lyons, Gretchen, n.d.
Marin, Luis Munoz, 1960
Matthews, Ruth I., 1979
May, Ronald W., 1959
Methvin, Gene, 1967
Montgomery, Robert H., 1958
Munson, Lyle H., 1963
Muntzel, R. J., 1963
Navrozov, Lev, 1974
New York Times Magazine, 1959
Nixon, Richard M., 1961, 1963, 1968
Norwood, James E., 1968, 1975
Overseas Press Club of America, 1979
Possony, Stefan, 1975
Raynes, Julius, 1971
Reagan, Ronald, 1966
Reid, Helen, 1953
Robinson, Ione, 1976
Roche, John P., 1968
Russell, Mr., 1961
Samuel French, Inc., 1980
Sargent, Wyn, 1968
Sarnoff, David, 1952, 1965
Scott, John, 1976
Seversky Electronatom Corporation, 1975
Smith, Harrison, 1952
Sourwine, J. G., 1974
Spivak, Lawrence, 1977
Sulzberger, Mr., 1950
Sutton, Anthony, 1968
Thayer, Peter J., 1978
Thomas, Lowell, 1967
Truman, Harry S., 1964
Tyrmand, Mr., 1968
U.S. Information Agency, 1966-67
University of Oregon Library, 1966, 1980
Voice Publishing Company (Seoul, Korea), 1971
Wallace, De Witt, 1959, 1971, 1976
Welch, Robert, 1959
Whitehill, F. S., n.d.
Wick, James L., 1964
Wiley, Charles, 1960
Wolfe, Bertram D., 1973
Yoken, Mel B., 1976
SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1923-1975
Undated articles, drafts, notes
Undated articles, drafts, notes
Correspondence relating to various articles and books, 1937-39
Research notes and clippings
Khrushchev, Nikita S., research notes
Lenin, Vladimir I. Research notes, clippings.
Chernyshevsky and other influences
Death and embalment
Petersburg and Siberian exile
Sealed train and arrival in Petrograd
Soviet Union. Research notes, clippings.
Authors, poets, and the Kremlin
Fiftieth anniversary, 1967
U.S. foreign relations, 1961.
"The Apotheosis of Lenin: Stalin's Revenge," Typescript. n.d.
"Chassidism," Typescript and handwritten draft. n.d.
"A Clinical Study in Political Hypocricy," Typescript. n.d.
"Detente: A Dangerous Western Fantasy," Typescript. n.d.
"Detente: The Great Hoax or the Appeasements That Failed," Typescript. n.d.
"Education a la Carte," Typescript. n.d.
"Epitaph for Anna Louise," Typescript. n.d.
"The Ferments in Soviet Youth," Typewritten draft with annotations. n.d.
"Former People," Typescript. n.d.
"Hard to Take 'Naked Truth'," radio broadcast, "Opinioncasts," Broadcast Editorial Reports (NY), Printed copy. n.d.
"Is Dulles Fit to Be Secretary of State," Typescript. n.d.
"Law," Typescript. n.d.
"The Man Who Quarreled With His Ghosts," Typescript. n.d.
"Peace Symbol - A Kremlin Football," radio broadcast, "Opinioncasts," Broadcast Editorial Reports (NY), Printed copy. n.d.
"The Poet and the Commissars," Typescript. n.d.
"A Ready-Made Reputation," Typescript. n.d.
"The Red Nightmare," speech, Chicago, Typescript with annotations. n.d.
"The Red Sell," Typescript. n.d.
Response to critical article by Moishe Nadir, Typescript. Included is a clipping in Hebrew. n.d.
"Scoreboard of Soviet Promises," Typescript. n.d.
"Soviet Russia: Its Regime and Its People," Typescript. n.d.
Stalin interview, notes on, Typescript. n.d.
"A Strategy Against Communism," Typescript. n.d.
"The Vlasov Movement," Parts I-III, North American Alliance, Typescript. n.d.
"Second Generation Aliens," The Nation, Printed copy. April 25, 1923.
"A Code of Conduct for Soviet Youth," Literary Digest, Printed copy. February 17, 1934.
"Farewell to Moscow," New Outlook, Printed copy. March 1934.
"Moscow Romance," Typescript. June 23, 1934.
Assignment in Utopia, 1937. Correspondence relating to, 1937-38
Letter to the Editor, Freethinker, Typescript. March 18, 1938.
"The Menace of Totalitarianism," an address before The Catholic League, New York, Printed copy. April 21, 1940.
The Red Decade, Correspondence relating to, 1941. 1941.
"An Open Letter to Vice President Wallace," American Mercury, Printed copy. January 1943.
"Cooperating With Russia," American Mercury, Printed copy. May 1943.
"The Progress of Stalin Worship," American Mercury, Printed copy. June 1943.
"A Letter to American Liberals," American Mercury, Printed copy. May 1944.
If This Be Treason: An Autogiography by Victor Kravchenko (As Told to Eugene Lyons), Typescript. 1946.
"Youth Wants to Know," radio broadcast, NBC, Printed copy. March 7, 1954.
"Grandparents," Typescript. April 1954.
"A Call to Anger," American Mercury, Printed copy. December 1954.
"Can We Outlaw War?" radio broadcast discussion, "The American Forum," NBC, Printed copy. May 8, 1955.
"They Chose Freedom, But What Are They Getting?" American Friends of Russian Freedom Bulletin, Printed copy. June 1955.
"Stalin's Ghost As Scapegoat," Human Events, Printed copy. May 12, 1956.
Letter to the Editor, New York Times, Printed copy. June 12, 1957.
"Herbert Hoover: Triumph of Integrity," Human Events, Printed copy. August 3, 1957.
"Khrushchev - The Killer in the Kremlin," The Reader's Digest, Printed copy. September 1957.
"Yugoslav Youth in Revolt," Spokane Review, Printed copy. November 20, 1957.
"Negotiating With the Kremlin," The Reader's Digest, Printed copy. April 1958.
"The Refugee Residue: A Free World Failure," The Reader's Digest, Printed copy. May 1958.
"Soviet Russia: Its Regime and Its People," (?). Typescript with annotations. 1959
Confidential memorandum on the work of Dr. Max Jaccobson, Typescript. January 19, 1959.
"Why the United States Should Stand Fast in Berlin, Quemoy, and the Middle East," an address before the Detroit Economic Club, Typescript. February 16, 1959.
"Folklore of the Right," National Review, Printed copy. April 11, 1959.
"The Crimes of Khrushchev," Part I, testimony before the House of Representatives, Committee on Un-American Activities, Printed copy. September 4, 1959.
"Coming: A Red Renaissance in America," American Legion Magazine, Typescript. October 1959.
Letter to the Editor, Winston-Salem Journal, Printed copy. October 30, 1959.
Remarks at "Know Your America Week," New Bedford, Massachusetts, Typescript. November 28, 1959.
"How the Communists Train Cold Warriors," (?). Typewritten draft. 1960
"Russia's Megaton Poem," Midstream, Autumn Printed copy. 1961.
Remarks on a trip to the Far East and Middle East, Typescript. May 9, 1961.
"Specter of Freedom Over the Kremlin," Typewritten draft with annotations. September 1963.
Herbert Hoover: A Biography, 1964.
Correspondence relating to, 1964-65
"Russian Labor Camps-1965," Typescript. May 1965.
"Is a New Revolution Brewing in the U.S.S.R.?" The Reader's Digest, Printed copy. October 1965.
David Sarnoff: A Biography, 1966.
Correspondence relating to, 1964-66
Fifty Years of Soviet Communism, Typescript. 1967.
Operation Suicide, Printed copy. 1967.
Workers' Paradise Lost, 1967
Correspondence, readers' reactions
Reader's Digest condensation. Printed copy.
Speech, University of New Mexico, Typescript. November 7, 1967.
Eulogy for Ida Kohlberg, Typewritten draft. February 13, 1968.
Review of Special Counsel by William Rusher, National Review, Printed copy. June 18, 1968.
Interview with Herbert Hoover Oral History Program, Typescript. October 4, 1968.
Radio interview with Dean Manion, Printed transcript. March 21 and 28, 1971.
Response to News Digest International (Australia), Typewritten letter to the editors. June 1973.
Statement of Principles, Committee to Unite America - For America, Typescript. September 1973.
"Detente: A Western Fantasy," Annotated draft typescript copy. 1974.
Untitled article on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, North American Newspaper Alliance, Typescript. January 3, 1974.
"The Gulag Archipelago - Solzhenitsyn May Help West Break Through the Amnesia," North American Newspaper Alliance, Typescript. January 5, 1974.
Remarks at a testimonial for David Martin, Washington Hilton Hotel, Typescript. Newspaper Alliance, Typescript. February 6, 1974. February 15, 1974.
Untitled article on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, North American
"Solzhenitsyn Defused," North American Newspaper Alliance, Typescript. February 16, 1974.
"Panama Canal," North American Newspaper Alliance, Typescript. March 7, 1974.
"Trade With Russia: U.S. Still Hasn't Learned," North American Newspaper Alliance, Typescript. March 7, 1974.
"Panama Canal," North American Newspaper Alliance, Typescript. March 12, 1974.
"'Instant' China Experts: Wrong From the Beginning," North American Newspaper Alliance, Typescript. April 16, 1974.
"The War's Unmentionable Footnote: Solzhenitsyn Reminds World of Tragic Vlasov Episode," North American Newspaper Alliance, Typescript. April 20-21, 1974.
"Hoover: Achievements Have Withstood the Test of Time," North American Newspaper Alliance, Typescript. August 3/4, 1974.
Remarks on Herbert Hoover Centennial, Typewritten draft. August 10, 1974.
Untitled article on the American Revolution, North American Newspaper Alliance, Typescript. February 14, 1975.
"Modern 'George Washington' Bear," North American Newspaper Alliance, Typescript. February 18, 1975.
"The South Vietnamese Vote With Their Feet," North American Newspaper Alliance, Typescript. March 21, 1975.
American-Chilean Council, 1979
Blacklisting and McCarthyism
Foreign relations, 1971-74
Cold War, 1960-62
Farkas, Zoltan, Farkas, Richard, Jeff-Craig Associates, 1975-76
"Liberal Papers," 1959-1960
Moore, Fred H.
Overseas Press Club of America, membership directories, 1956-57, 1966, 1980
Rosenberg, Ethel and Julius
Seversky, Alexander P. de
Forced labor camps
Politics and government, 1967-69
Psychiatry abuse for political repression, 1972-74
U.S. foreign relations with communist countries, 1959-1973
U.S. - Soviet relations
Exchange of technology and trade, 1966-1963
Kataev, Valentin, Squaring the Circle, Includes correspondence, 1931. 1935-37
Navrozov, Lev, "The Invisible War," 1975
Zoffer, Gerald, "It's Everybody's Business," n.d.
PAMPHLET FILE, 1929-1976
America's Future, Inc.
"Communism - A Plan for World Conquest," 1976
"Readings for Liberty," 1976
American-Asian Educational Exchange, "Mao - War or Peace," 1970
Bales, James D., "Senator Fulbright's Secret Memorandum," 1962
"Bob Considine," 1975
Flynn, John T., "While You Slept - Our Tragedy in Asia and Who Made It," Devin-Adair Company, New York, 1958
National Strategy Information Center
"Problems of Strategy in the Pacific and Indian Oceans," 1970
Soviet Policy Warfare Techniques, 1972
Reader's Digest, The Eisenhower Essays, 1969
Redemption! Jewish Freedom Letters From Russia, American Jewish Conference on Soviet Jewry, 1972
Truth About Cuba Committee, "Cuba Disproves the Myth That Poverty is the Cause of Communism," January 1963
Young, Patricia, The Death Peddlers: Communist China's Opium War on the West, 1969
Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA)
The Communist Position on the Negro Question, n.d.
Foster, William Z., Questions and Answers on the Piatakov-Radek Trial, Workers Library Publishers, New York, 1937
Olgin, M. J., Trotskyism: Counter-Revolution in Disguise, World Library Publishers, New York, 1935
Piatnitsky, O., The World Economic Crisis, World Library Publishers, New York, n.d.
Foundations of Leninism, International Publishers, New York, 1932
Mastering Bolshevism, Workers Library Publishers, New York, 1937
The Stakhanov Movement in the Soviet Union, Workers Library Publishers, New York, 1935
Stalin's Speeches on the American Communist Party, Central Committee of the CPUSA, New York, 1929
The World Situation, The Internal and International Position of the Soviet Union, International Publishers, New York, 1934
OVERSIZE FILE, 1928-1967
Look, issue for with series of articles on the Soviet Union. Includes annotations and notes by Eugene Lyons. October 3, 1967,
Scrapbook on Eugene Lyons' career, Clippings. 1937-38.
Estampas de la Revolucion Espanola, 19 Julio de 1936, Barcelona, Spain, n.d.
Scrapbooks on Eugene Lyons' career. Clippings and letters.
Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge plaque, 1971
Hungarian Freedom Fighters Federation plaque, 1966
Horseshoe from the blacksmith shop at the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, West Branch, Iowa
SOUND RECORDINGS (PHONORECORDS)
13 sound recordings of speeches by E. Lyons and Daniel Lyons relating to conditions and events in the Soviet Union Included is a Radio Liberty program on Boris Pasternak. 1917-1975.
Speak Up, America! sound recording undated
"Radio Liberation Presents Boris Pasternak: Selections from Broadcasts to the Soviet Union," October 1958 October 1958.
Letter from Howland H. Sargeant, 9 April 1959 9 April 1959.
"Radio Liberation Presents Boris Pasternak," transcript, October 1958 October 1958.
Sound recording of American Broadcasting Company radio program 1956 February 19
Sound recording of Eugene Lyons speaking about communism in Hollywood undated
Sound recording of Eugene Lyons speaking about communism 1948 July 31
SOUND RECORDING (CASSETTE TAPE)
SOUND RECORDINGS (PHONOTAPES) 1963-1968
Sound recording of Eugene Lyons speech to the Milwaukee Forum undated
Sound recording of Eugene Lyons speech: Appropriate Attitudes to Allies and Dr. Schwarz speech: The Communist Appeal to the Intellectual October 28, 1963 October 28, 1963
Sound recording of the Big Lie radio program April 29, 1967
91 prints depicting E. Lyons at various stages of his life, undated
6 prints of E. Lyons and his wife, Billy, undated
30 prints of the Lyons family and friends, undated
12 prints depicting E. Lyons at various speaking engagements, undated
14 prints depicting E. Lyons with individuals and groups, undated
6 prints of E. Lyons' books on display, undated
10 prints of various individuals and groups, undated
6 prints of David Sarnoff, undated
118 prints of E. Lyons with the Zellerbach Commission on the European Refugee Situation tour of Europe, October 15 - November 1, 1957
348 prints of E. Lyons, his wife and family, and others, 1920-1980