The collection documents the U.S. Foreign Service career and post-retirement of Elbridge Durbrow relating to the spread of
communism, U.S. foreign policy and world politics following World War II, represented in the form of correspondence, clippings,
interview transcripts, speeches and writings, press summaries, other printed material, and memorabilia. Consisting largely
of Durbrow's writings, research materials, and correspondence, the collection reflects Durbrow's vast subject knowledge and
expertise in foreign affairs.