Military History Subject Guide
Arthur Ainslie Ageton (1900-1971).Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the distinguished U.S. Naval officer, author, and Ambassador to Paraguay (1954-1956).
Robert Asprey (1923-2009). Manuscripts, correspondence, research material, audio, photographs, financial material, printed material, journals, and other items the notable author, historian, and biographer.
Anthony Babington (1920-2004). Various Manuscripts of Babington's including: The English Bastille: A History of Newgate Goal and Prison Conditions in Britain, 1188-1902 (Macdonald and Co., 1971); The Only Liberty: A Short History of the Law in Britain; For the Sake of Example: Capital Courts-Martial, 1914-1920 (St. Martin's Press, 1983) and others.
Andrew Bacevich (1947- ). Research material regarding Bacevich's book Diplomat in Khaki: Major General Frank Ross McCoy and American Foreign Policy, 1898-1949 (University Press of Kansas, 1989), from the recognized U.S. Army Colonel and author.
Robert Baden-Powell (1857-1941). A large collection of correspondence, printed items, photographs, and memorabilia from the legendary British Army officer, author, and founder of the Boy Scouts; as well as many letters from his wife Olave Baden-Powell and fellow Boy Scout leader Daniel Carter Beard.
Carleton Beals (1893-1979). Several photographs of various regions of the world, from the groundbreaking American journalist and historian, including a studio portrait of Beals by Tina Modotti and several photographs taken en route to interview Nicaraguan rebel leader Augusto Sandino in the jungle in 1928.
James Warner Bellah (1899-1976). Manuscripts, correspondence, personal memorabilia, printed material, military material, and other material from the notable author.
Dean Brelis (1924-2006). Manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, photographs, and other material from the recognized journalist and author, including several documents regarding his work for the OSS in the mid-1940s.
Michael Burke (1918-1987). Manuscripts, letters, photographs, and other items from the noted author and entrepreneur, including many reports and other documents chronicling his exploits for the OSS behind the lines in Italy and France, as well as his work with the CIA.
Philip Caputo (1941- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, diaries and journals, scrapbooks, audio, video, and other items from the important author and journalist. The collection includes Caputo's diaries and letters home from his time serving as a U.S. Marine in the conflict, his reportage from Vietnam as a journalist, his manuscripts for his books A Rumor of War (about his experience in Vietnam) and Ten Thousand Days of Thunder: A History of the Vietnam War (for young readers), and other relevant material.
William Craig (1929-1997). Manuscripts, audio, photographs, and memorabilia from the notable author.
Winfield Scott Cunningham (1900-1986). Correspondence, documents regarding World War II, manuscripts, and other items from this notable Admiral.
James P.S. Devereux (1903-1988). Correspondence, manuscripts, professional material, printed material, photographs, personal memorabilia, and other items from the notable General.
Gloria Emerson (1929-2004). Manuscripts, correspondence, research, notes, photographs, memorabilia, and much more from the acclaimed journalist, known for her reporting on the Vietnam War and its effects on American society.
Oriana Fallaci (1930-2006). Manuscripts, correspondence, memorabilia, audio and video recordings, and many other items from the legendary and controversialItalian journalist, novelist, and social critic. Included are Fallaci's notebooks from her time in Vietnam; several photographs of her in Vietnam; interviews with Nguyen Cao Ky and Vo Nguyen Giap; manuscripts for articles regarding the U.S. invasion of Cambodia; and other items.
Ladislas Farago (1906-1980). Numerous letters and extensive research material, from the noted author of various writings on espionage, including the books Burn After Reading, War of Wits, Game of the Foxes, and Aftermath.
Field Family Various documents regarding Herman and Noel Field's abduction and captivity by the Soviets.
Frances Fitzgerald (1940-). Manuscripts, notebooks, research, correspondence, photographs, audio and video recordings, and other material from the prominent journalist, recognized for her coverage of Vietnam and her investigations of contemporary American culture.
Bella Fromm (1890-1972). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and research from the prominent Jewish German social reporter and author, including documents regarding her attempts to collaborate with the FBI to expose Nazis living in America during and after World War II.
Paul Fussell (1924-2012). Manuscript, professional materials, and research materials from the notable author, historian, and professor.
Martha Gellhorn (1908-1998). Manuscripts, correspondence, journals and diaries, photographs, audio and video recordings, and other items from the celebrated and influential American war correspondent, novelist, and short story writer.
Ronan C. Grady [John Murphy] (1921-1992). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the recognized American author and US Army Colonel.
David Halberstam (1934-2007). Manuscripts and other material from the great American journalist regarding his reportage on the early civil rights movement, as well as his bookThe Children also numerous manuscripts, letters, photographs, notes, audio and video recordings, and other items from Halberstam's long and prolific career.
Michael Harrison (1907-1991). Manuscripts, correspondence, and much more from the popular British editor and author of crime fiction and fantasy.
Sterling Hayden (1916-1986). Manuscripts, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and other items from the popular character actor.
William Herrick (1915-2004). Manuscripts, correspondence, personal memorabilia, printed materials, professional materials, legal materials, financial materials, audio materials, photographs, and miscellaneous items from the notable novelist.
Townsend Hoopes (1922-2004). Manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, photographs, research material and many other items from the American historian, government official, and author of The Limits of Intervention (1969), an influential memoir and history of how the U.S. government decided to withdraw from Vietnam following the 1968 Tet Offensive.
Alistair Horne (1925-). Manuscripts, subject files, correspondence, and other material from the notable historian and biographer.
Edwin P. Hoyt (1923-2005). Manuscripts, correspondence, personal memorabilia, printed materials, professional materials, legal materials, photographs, and miscellany from the notable American writer. Includes biography of Oliver Wendell Holmes.
Edward Hymoff (1924-1992). Manuscripts, correspondence, and research materials from the award-winning journalist.
Ralph Ingersoll (1900-1985). Diaries and a scrapbook kept during his tenure as U.S. Minister Plenipotentiary to the Imperial Court of Russia (1847-1849) as well as his son, Colin Macrae Ingersoll's, diaries and scrapbook describing the same time (and other journeys through Europe); diplomatic memorabilia used by Ralph Isaac Ingersoll while at the Russian court. In the Ralph Ingersoll Collection.
Judson Jerome (1927-1991). Manuscripts, correspondence, research material, and other items from the venerable American poet and longtime author of a column on poetry for Writer's Digest; the collection includes letters from Robert Bly, John Ciardi, Langston Hughes, Frank O'Hara, John Crowe Ransom, Gary Snyder, and others.
Jesse J. Johnson (1914-2006). A manuscript, correspondence, personal memorabilia, printed materials, professional materials, and photographs from the notable historian.
Ludovic Kennedy (1919-2009). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, professional materials, research materials, photographs, and scrapbooks from this notable author and journalist.
Tyler Kent (1911-1988). Letters, trial transcripts, and other material regarding Kent, an American arrested and imprisoned in London for attempting to expose secret communications between Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill.
Dan Kurzman (1922-2010). Manuscripts, correspondence, personal memorabilia, printed materials, professional materials, research materials, legal materials, financial materials, film and video, audio materials, photographs, and medical records from the notable journalist and author.
Philip Lantzy (1840-1862). Correspondence from this civil war soldier.
Meyer Levin (1905-1981). An extensive collection of manuscripts, letters, photographs, scrapbooks, and much more from the important American Jewish author, journalist, playwright, and memoirist, known as a chronicler of modern Jewish life and culture.
Flora Lewis (1922-2002). An extensive collection of manuscripts, correspondence, research material, photographs, and audio and video recordings from the distinguished foreign correspondent and commentator on international affairs.
Marya Mannes (1904-1990). Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, journals, audio, and other material from this influential and prolific novelist, playwright, memoirist, poet, and journalist.
Ralph G. Martin (1920-2013). Manuscripts, correspondence, personal memorabilia, printed material, financial material, legal material, research material, audio material, and photographs from the notable author.
Massachusetts First Corps of Cadets An extensive collection of various material from the First Corps of Cadets.
H.C.L. Merillat (1915-2010). Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, notes, photographs, and much more from the recognized journalist, memoirist, and author, best-known for his accounts of Guadalcanal.
Allan A. Michie (1915-1973). Manuscripts, correspondence, scrapbooks, diaries, notebooks, photographs, and other items from the prolific author, journalist, and World War II correspondent.
Military Historical Society of Massachusetts An extensive collection of various material, including manuscripts from the Napoleonic, Civil, and World Wars.
Richard Newcomb (1913-2004). Manuscripts, correspondence, personal memorabilia, printed materials, research materials, film and video, audio materials, and other materials from the notable journalist and historian.
Nuremberg Medical Trials Official transcriptions of the case American Military Tribunal of the United States vs. Karl Brandt, et al, 1946-1947.
Carl von Ossietszky (1887-1938). A small collection of items regarding the great German pacifist and outspoken opponent of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party in Germany.
Christopher Rand (1912-1968). Hundreds of photographs of pre- and post-Revolutionary China, from the collection of the recognized journalist.
Dan Rather (1931- ). A large collection of manuscripts, correspondence, video recordings, and many other items, from the legendary reporter, broadcaster, and longtime CBS News anchor.
Raymond Rocca (1917-1993). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, research, and other material from the high-ranking CIA counterintelligence officer.
Harold Russell (1914-2002). Professional material, legal material, manuscripts, video recordings, correspondence, audio recordings, photographs, memorabilia, and other items from the notable actor.
John Sack (1930-2004). Manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, research material, photographs, audio and video recordings, and other material from the groundbreaking journalist and author, including extensive material regarding his Vietnam chronicle M (1967), as well as U.S. Army Lieutenant William Calley and the My Lai Massacre.
Paul Sann (1914-1986). Manuscripts, printed material, financial material, photographs, scrapbooks, legal material, memorabilia, audio, and other material from the notable author.
Walter (1927-2009) and Miriam Schneir (1922-) Manuscripts from the distinguished historian, including her works on the Rosenberg Case and the history of feminism.
Preston Schoyer (1911-1978). Manuscripts, correspondences, and various research material from the notable journalist and author.
John H. (1919-1975) and Helen Jean Secondari (1928-1998) Scripts, research, film and video from the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning television and documentary film producer.
Robert St. John (1902-2003). Manuscripts, scrapbooks, photographs, audio recordings, correspondence, and more from the intrepid war correspondent and broadcast journalist.
Alfred Stanford (1900-1985). Manuscript drafts from the noted newspaper publisher and author of maritime histories.
John Strawson (1921-). Manuscripts from the notable General.
Tad Szulc (1926-2001). Manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, research material, photographs, and many other items from the prominent journalist and author of several books, including Compulsive Spy: The Strange Career of E. Howard Hunt.
Tom Tiede (1937-). Manuscripts, correspondence, personal memorabilia, printed material, research material, photographs, notebooks, among other materials from the notable writer.
Richard Tregaskis (1916-1973). Manuscripts, notebooks, audio, photographs, and other items from the influential war correspondent and author of Vietnam Diary (1963).
Keith Wheeler (1911-1994). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, and other items from the notable American author.
Robin Winks (1930-2003). Manuscripts and correspondence from the author of Cloak and Gown: Scholars in the Secret War, 1939-1961.
William Yale (1887-1975). Manuscripts, correspondence, research material, and other papers from the renowned author, scholar, diplomat, and U.S. government advisor on the Middle East.
William Yarborough (1912-2005). An extensive collection of manuscripts, letters, photographs, memorabilia, and other items from the influential U.S. Army Lieutenant General known as the "Father of the Modern Green Berets," including numerous documents regarding counterinsurgency as well as his clandestine work in Laos and Cambodia.