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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Elie Abel Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1941-1978
    Collection number: 84035
    Creator: Abel, Elie
    Collection Size: 8 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (3.75 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Speeches and writings, radio and television broadcast transcripts, correspondence, and printed matter, relating to world politics and to the press. Includes photocopies of drafts of and correspondence relating to the book by E. Abel, The Missile Crisis (1966). Also includes drafts of the book by E. Abel and W. Averell Harriman, Special Envoy to Churchill and Stalin, 1941-1946 (1975); letters and memoranda by Harriman; and photocopies of wartime dispatches to Harriman, all used in writing the book.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Elie Abel Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Access Points

    Journalism--United States.
    World politics--1945-
    World War, 1939-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history.
    World War, 1939-1945--United States.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962.

    Biographical Note

    1920, Oct. 17 Born, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    1941 Reporter, Windsor (Ontario) Star
    1945-1946 Assistant City Editor, Montreal Gazette
    1946-1947 Foreign Correspondent, North American Newspaper Alliance, Berlin, Germany
    1947-1949 United Nations Correspondent, Overseas News Agency
    1949-1959 Washington Correspondent and Foreign Correspondent, New York Times
    1959-1961 Washington Bureau Chief, Detroit News
    1965-1967 London Bureau Chief, NBC
    1966 Author, The Missile Crisis
    1967-1969 Diplomatic Correspondent, NBC News, Washington
    1969-1979 Godfrey Lowell Cabot Professor, Columbia University, N.Y.C.

    Dean, Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University, N.Y.C.
    1971 Author (with Marvin Kalb), Roots of Involvement: The U.S. in Asia, 1784-1971
    1975 Author (with Averell Harriman), Special Envoy to Churchill and Stalin, 1941-1946
    1979- Harry and Norman Chandler Professor, Stanford University, California