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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Christopher Temple Emmet papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1913-1974
    Collection number: 74105
    Creator: Emmet, Christopher Temple, 1900-1974
    Collection Size: 126 manuscript boxes, 5 cubic foot boxes, 9 envelopes, 33 phonorecords (59.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, press releases, writings, recordings of radio broadcasts, and photographs, relating to anti-Nazi and anti-communist movements in the U.S., U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War, and U.S.-German relations.
    Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection 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], Christopher Temple Emmet papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1974.


    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.

    Access Points

    American Council on Germany.
    American Friends of the Captive Nations.
    Anti-Nazi movement.
    Anti-communist movements--United States.
    Germany--Foreign relations--United States.
    United States--Politics and government.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Foreign relations--Germany.

    Biographical Note

    1900, March 18 Born, New York City
    1919-1920 Attended Harvard University
    1920's Attended University of Freiburg
    1938 Secretary, Volunteer Christian Committee to Boycott Nazi Germany
    1940 Chairman, Committee to Aid Britain by Reciprocal Trade

    Vice president, France Forever

    Member, executive committee, Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies
    1942 Moderator, Foreign Affairs Round Table, Station WEVD, New York
    1945 Chairman, Committee Against Mass Expulsions
    1946 Treasurer, Committee for a Fair Trial for Draja Mihailovich

    Member, board of trustees, Freedom House
    1947 Organizer, Committee for a Just Peace with Italy

    Member, board of directors, Common Cause
    1951 Executive vice president, American Council on Germany

    Member, board of directors, International Rescue Committee
    1955 Member, executive committee, American Friends of Vietnam
    1956 Chairman, American Friends of the Captive Nations
    1958 Vice chairman, Emergency Committee for U.N. Action on Hungary
    1959 Delegate, Atlantic Congress, London
    1974 Died

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Christopher Temple Emmet was also known as Christopher Temple Emmet, Jr.