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Preliminary Inventory to the William Yandell Elliott papers
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  • Title: William Yandell Elliott papers
    Date (inclusive): 1925-1974
    Collection Number: 77091
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 197 manuscript boxes (80.0 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, speeches, research notes, clippings, and printed matter relating to American national security and defense, American politics and foreign relations, American military-industrial relations, and American national labor policy.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives.
    Creator: Elliott, William Yandell, 1896-


    Collection open for research.
    Use copies of all sound recordings in this collection are available. For access to any video recordings or motion picture film in this collection, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], William Yandell Elliott papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.


    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.

    Biographical Note

    American political scientist; staff director, House Select Committee on Foreign Affairs, 1947-1949; member, planning board, National Security Council, 1953-1957; consultant to the secretary of state, 1958-1970.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1977, with increments received in 1988 and 1997.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States. Congress.
    United States. Dept. of State.
    United States. National Security Council.
    Great Britain--Politics and government.
    Great Britain.
    International economic relations.
    Labor movement--United States.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    United States--Defenses.
    United States--Economic conditions.
    United States--Foreign relations--1945-1989.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Politics and government--1945-1989.
    United States--Politics and government.