Guide to the Herbert Feis papers, 1952-1972

Herbert Feis C0089


Published by George Mason University Libraries

Contact Information:

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George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

USA

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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections & Archives
Creator Feis, Herbert, 1893-1972
Title Herbert Feis papers
Date 1952-1972
Physical Characteristics 1.5 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract This collection contains research materials and correspondence of Herbert Feis, including three letters from Mrs. Feis to her husband's assistant, Arline Pratt.
Collection Number C0089
Language English

Biographical Information

Born in 1893, Herbert Feis was a distinguished author and historian, whose work focused on American foreign policy and international economic affairs. Early in his career, Feis worked as Economic Advisor for International Affairs at the State Department under the Hoover and Roosevelt administrations. His thirteen published books include "The Road to Pearl Harbor" (1950), "Europe, the World's Banker, 1870-1914" (1964), "From Trust to Terror: The Onset of the Cold War" (1970), and the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Between War and Peace: The Potsdam Conference" (1960). Since his passing, the American Historical Association has named an award after Feis, the Herbert Feis Prize, which is awarded annually for excellence in public history and independent scholarship. He died in 1972.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains research materials and correspondence of Herbert Feis, including three letters from Mrs. Feis to her husband's assistant, Arline Pratt.

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Arrangement

Organized by subject and date.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections and Archives also holds the Leonard H. Clark military history collection.

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Index Terms

Persons:

Feis, Herbert, 1893-1972.

Subjects:

Cold war.
International finance.
World War, 1939-1945.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Herbert Feis papers, Collection #C0089, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Arline Pratt.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections and Archives staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009.

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Contents List

Herbert Feis papers, 1952-1972
Box
1 Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, June 13, 1962
Cards of 20 Russian paintings at the loan exhibition selected and given by Hanford, August 1975
Handwritten letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, February 11 (no year)
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, July 23, 1958
Handwritten letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, undated
Handwritten letter on the Institute for Advanced Study letterhead from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, undated
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, August 7, 1958
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, May 6, 1960
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, July 29, 1964
Handwritten letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, July 7 (no year listed)
Letter from Nathan R. Einhorn to Arline Pratt, July 28, 1977
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, March 1, 1960
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, May 10, 1960
Financial statements (consists of reimbursement for hotel expenses invoice stub), September 21, 1960
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, October 7, 1959
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, July 31, 1958
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, May 16, 1964
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, May 24, 1971
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, September 11, 1970
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, July 13, 1970
Letter from Ruth Feis to Arline Pratt, undated
Letter from Ruth Feis to Arline Pratt, February 1, 1972
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, September 27, 1971
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, September 20, 1971
Letter from W.J. Donohoe to Dr. Feis, July 31, 1958
Letter from Herbert Feis to Mr. Donohoe, August 4, 1958
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, August 4, 1958
Handwritten letter from Herbert Feis, undated
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline. Pratt, January 31, 1958
Letter from Florence to Arline, March 7, 1962
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, Arpil 16, 1962
Letter from Ruth Feis to Arline Pratt, March 7, 1972
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, June 24, 1970
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, June 20, 1962
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, January 14, 1960
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, January 31, 1956
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, March 1, 1957
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, June 16, 1955
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, July 16, 1962
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, July 2, 1962
American Historical Review article by Herbert Feis, undated
Handwritten note from Herbert Feis, undated
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, June 25, 1962
Letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, March 11, 1957
Handwritten letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, 1957
Handwritten letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, April 25, 1957
Handwritten letter from Herbert Feis to Arline Pratt, 1957
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