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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Kenneth Rush Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1937-1989
    Collection number: 85019
    Creator: Rush, Kenneth, 1910-
    Extent: 34 manuscript boxes (13.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, interview transcripts, financial records, and printed matter, relating to United States foreign relations with Germany and France, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and United States foreign, economic, and defense policy during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    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], Kenneth Rush Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1985.


    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 Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    United States. Dept. of State.
    United States. Dept. of Defense.
    United States--Foreign relations--Germany (West)
    United States--Foreign relations--France.
    Germany (West)--Foreign relations--United States.
    France--Foreign relations--United States.
    United States--Foreign relations--1969-1974.
    United States--Foreign relations--1974-1977.
    United States--Defenses.
    United States--Economic policy.
    North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
    Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-
    Ford, Gerald R. (Gerald Rudolph), 1913-
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    Diplomats--United States.


    1910, Jan. 17 Born, Walla Walla, Washington
    1930 B. A. degree, the University of Tennessee
    1932 J. D. degree, Yale University
    1936-1937 Assistant Professor, Duke University Law School
    1966-1969 President, Union Carbide Corporation
    1969 July-1972 Feb. U.S. Ambassador to the Federal German Republic
    1972 Feb.-1973 Feb. Deputy Secretary of Defense
    1973 Feb.-1974 May Deputy Secretary of State
    1974 May-Oct. Counsellor to the President for Economic Policy
    1974 Nov.-1977 Mar. U.S. Ambassador to France
    1979-1984 Chairman, The Atlantic Council of the United States