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  • Access
  • Use
  • Acquisition Information
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  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: John Richardson, Jr. papers
    Date (inclusive): 1956-2005
    Collection Number: 2011C15
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes (1.6 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, reports, memoranda, financial records, meeting materials, printed matter, and photographs relating to American foreign and cultural relations, international relief efforts, and the promotion of international democratic institutions.
    Creator: Richardson, John, 1921-2014
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2011.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John Richardson, Jr. papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    Co-founder and Chair, American Committee for Aid of Poland; board member (Chairman Emeritus), National Endowment for Democracy.
    1960-1961: President, International Rescue Committee
    1961-1968: President, Free Europe Inc. (Radio Free Europe)
    1969-1977: United States Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs
    1971-1973: Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs
    1977-1978: Director of Social Research at the Center for Strategic and International Studies

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, writings, reports, memoranda, financial records, meeting materials, printed matter, and photographs relating to American foreign and cultural relations, international relief efforts, and the promotion of international democratic institutions.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Democracy
    United States -- Foreign relations
    United States -- Relations
    International relief
    United States. Department of State
    Free Europe Committee
    International Rescue Committee
    National Endowment for Democracy (U.S.)