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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Lawrence Dennis Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1921-1975
    Collection number: 84036
    Creator: Dennis, Lawrence, 1893-
    Collection Size: 24 manuscript boxes (10 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence and writings, relating to fascist and isolationist movements in the U.S., and to American politics and foreign policy. Includes copies of the newsletters edited by L. Dennis, and subscription records.
    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], Lawrence Dennis Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Access Points

    Fascism--United States.
    United States--Politics and government.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Foreign relations--20th century.
    United States--Neutrality.
    United States--Politics and government--20th century.

    Biographical Note

    1893, Dec. 25 Born, Atlanta, Georgia
    1915-1917 Served at Plattsburg, commissioned 2nd Lt. U.S. Army, Aug. 1917
    1918-1919 Served with American Expeditionary Force
    1921-1927 U.S. Department of State. Posts in Haiti, Romania, Honduras (1925) and Nicaragua (1926-1927)
    1927-1930 Employed by J. & W. Seligman & Co., bankers, New York City
    1932 Author, Is Capitalism Doomed?
    1936 Author, The Coming American Fascism
    1936-1939 Employed by E.A. Pierce & Co., brokers, New York City
    1939-1942 Editor and publisher of The Weekly Foreign Letter
    1940 Author, The Dynamics of War and Revolution
    1944-1947 Tried for sedition, 1944; case dismissed, 1947
    1946 Author (with Maximilian J. St. George), A Trial on Trial
    1946-1972 Editor and publisher of The Appeal to Reason
    1969 Author, Operational Thinking for Survival
    1977, Aug. 20 Died, Spring Valley, New York