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Register of the Alfred M. Lilienthal Papers, 1936-1997
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Alfred M. Lilienthal Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1936-1997
    Collection number: 82070
    Creator: Lilienthal, Alfred M.
    Physical Description: 260 manuscript boxes, 2 cubic foot boxes, 9 oversize boxes, 1 card file box, 189 envelopes, 2 motion picture film reels (129.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Speeches and writings, correspondence, notes, memoranda, press releases, serial issues, conference papers, interviews, studies, clippings, other printed matter, photographs, and sound recordings, relating to the Middle East, Arab-Israeli relations, and American foreign policy in the region.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English and Arabic.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Boxes 1-172 closed. Microfilm copies open for use.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, 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], Alfred M. Lilienthal papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1982.

    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.

    Alternative Form Available

    Also available on microfilm (159 reels).

    Access Points

    Jewish-Arab relations
    Zionism
    Israel
    Middle East--Foreign relations--United States
    Middle East
    United States--Foreign relations--Middle East
    United States--Foreign relations
    Phonotapes
    Video tapes
    Moving-pictures
    Journalists

    BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:

    1913, December 25 Born, New York City
    1934 B.A. Cornell University
    1938 LL.B. Columbia University
      Admitted to New York Bar
    1939-1941 With Bennet, House and Counts, New York City
    1940 President, Republican First Voters League
    1941 Fusion party candidate for New York City Council Actively opposed American Youth Congress
    1942-43, 1945-48 With the State Department, Division of Defense Materials
    1943-1945 Served with the U.S. Army in the Middle East
    1945 Consultant to the U.S. Delegation at the United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco
    1947-1950 In administrative practice
    1947-1952 Counsel, American Council for Judaism, Washington Chapter
    1949-1950 Secretary, Holyland Emergency Liaison Program, Inc. (H.E.L.P.)
    1951- Lecturer; TV and radio commentator; author of magazine articles and syndicated newspieces; frequent traveller to the Middle East
    1953 Author, What Price Israel?
    1956 Founder and chairman, National Committee for Security and Justice in the Middle East
    1957 Author, There Goes the Middle East
    1958, April-August Middle East columnist, Nashville Banner (Tennessee) and Arizona Daily Star
    1958-1959 Assistant photographer and editor, 16mm documentary color film "The Turbulent Middle East," for lecture use, 1959-1973
    1960-1965 Founder and counsel, American Arab Association for Commerce and Industry
    1965 Author, The Other Side of the Coin
    1968-1985 Editor and publisher of the monthly newsletter Middle East Perspective
    1969 J.D. Columbia University
    1976-1977 Political columnist, daily Al Qabas, Kuwait
    1978 Author, The Zionist Connection

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Speeches and writings, correspondence, notes, memoranda, press releases, serial issues, conference papers, interviews, studies, clippings, other printed matter, photographs, and sound recordings, relating to the Middle East, Arab-Israeli relations, and American foreign policy in the region.