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  • Title: Charles Easton Rothwell papers
    Date (inclusive): 1924-1995
    Collection Number: 90005
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 75 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 10 envelopes, 1 album, 5 maps, 9 sound cassettes (37.7 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Writings, correspondence, memoranda, reports, printed matter, photographs, and sound recordings relating to the United Nations, American foreign policy (especially in Asia), promotion of the study of international relations, and administration and activities of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Mills College, the Asia Foundation, and the National War College.
    Creator: United Nations Conference on International Organization (Location of meeting: San Francisco, Calif. Date of meeting or treaty signing: 1945.)
    Creator: Rothwell, Charles Easton, 1902-1987
    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 1990.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charles Easton Rothwell papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    1902 October 9 Born, Denver, Colorado
    1924 A.B., Reed College, Portland, Oregon
    1927-1932 Director, Teacher Training in Social Sciences, University of Oregon
    1929 A.M., University of Oregon
    1930 Author (with Alfred N. Lomax), An Economic Geography of the Oregon Region
    1932 Married Virginia Sterling, Santa Monica, California
    1932-1939 Instructor, Citizenship and History, Stanford University
    1938 Ph.D., Stanford University
    1939-1941 Assistant Professor, History, and Advisor, Reed College
    1941-1946 Worked with the Department of State, United States Government
    1941 Contributor, "War and Economic Institutions," War as a Social Institution, American Historical Association
    1945 Executive Secretary, United Nations Conference International Organization, San Francisco, California
    1946 Secretary General, U.S. delegation to United Nations
    1946-1947 Senior staff member, Brookings Institution
    1947-1952 Vice Chairman and Research Professor, Hoover Institution and Library
    1949 Contributor, "International Relations in a World of Change," World Politics
      Contributor, "International Organization and World Politics," International Organization, Vol. III
    1951 Contributor, The Policy Sciences, edited by Daniel Lerner and Harold Lasswell
      Staff member, National War College
    1952 Author (with H. D. Laswell and D. Lerner), A Comparative Study of Elites
    1952-1959 Director, Hoover Institution
    1954 Contributor, "Europe in the Post War Period," Introduction to International Relations
    1959-1967 President, Mills College, Oakland, California
    1987 May 1 Died, Marin County, California

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Writings, correspondence, memoranda, reports, printed matter, photographs, and sound recordings relating to the United Nations, American foreign policy (especially in Asia), promotion of the study of international relations, and administration and activities of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Mills College, the Asia Foundation, and the National War College.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    International education
    United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989
    World War, 1939-1945 -- United States
    Asia -- Foreign relations -- United States
    United States -- Foreign relations -- Asia
    United States. Department of State
    United Nations
    Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
    Stanford University
    Mills College
    National War College (U.S.)