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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: R. Harris Smith papers
    Dates: 1934-1995
    Collection Number: 78019
    Creator: Smith, R. Harris (Richard Harris), 1946-
    Collection Size: 13 manuscript boxes (5.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence and writings, relating to operations of the United States Office of Strategic Services during World War II, and to Allen Dulles and postwar operations of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. Includes research material for the book by R. H. Smith, entitled OSS : The Secret History of America's First Central Intelligence Agency (Berkeley, 1972); and a draft biography of Allen Dulles, entitled "Spy-Master's Odyssey: The Secret Service of Allen Dulles."
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is 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], R. Harris Smith papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1978.

    Accruals

    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.

    Biographical Note

    American historian.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence and writings, relating to operations of the United States Office of Strategic Services during World War II, and to Allen Dulles and postwar operations of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. Includes research material for the book by R. H. Smith, entitled OSS : The Secret History of America's First Central Intelligence Agency (Berkeley, 1972); and a draft biography of Allen Dulles, entitled "Spy-Master's Odyssey: The Secret Service of Allen Dulles."

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Dulles, Allen Welsh, 1893-1969.
    United States. Office of Strategic Services.
    United States. Central Intelligence Agency.
    Secret service--United States.
    World War, 1939-1945--Secret service.