Register of the James Burnham Papers, 1928-1983
|1905 Nov. 22||Born, Chicago, Illinois|
|1929-1942||Professor of Philosophy, New York University|
|1931||Co-author (with Philip Wheelwright), Introduction to Philosophical Analysis|
|1941||Author, The Managerial Revolution|
|1943||Author, The Machiavellians|
|1947||Author, The Struggle for the World|
|1948||Author, The Case for De Gaulle (with Andre Malraux)|
|c. 1949-1953||Consultant, Central Intelligence Agency|
|1950||Author, The Coming Defeat of Communism|
|1953||Author, Containment or Liberation?|
|1954||Author, The Web of Subversion|
|1955-1977||Editorial Board, National Review|
|1959||Author, Congress and the American Tradition|
|1964||Author, Suicide of the West|
|1967||Author, The War We Are In|
|1987 July 28||Died, Kent, Connecticut|
Subjects and Indexing Terms
General. Correspondence, legal documents, printed material, and miscellany; includes material relating to employment, financial matters, health, family, and art collecting
Analyses. Clippings, correspondence, and reports relating to James Burnham's work, 1948-1972
General. Unidentified fragments, outlines, and typescripts, c. 1952-1962
Letters to editors. Correspondence, typescripts, and printed copies, 1952-1953
Reviews. By James Burnham of works by others, 1947-1977
"Dialectic of American Foreign Policy," Typescript n.d.
"How Democratic is America?" Typescript n.d.
Statement on communism in education, Typescript and notes n.d.
Symposium, Correspondence and contracts, 1964-1977. Primarily relates to an agreement to reprint specific volumes, 1964-1977 c. 1930-1933.
The Managerial Revolution, 1941
General. Clippings, typescript drafts of introductions to several foreign language editions, and material relating to a review of the book by George Orwell, including a copy of the review, and James Burnham's letter to the editor in response, 1944-1965
"What Future for Free Enterprise?" Town Meeting, Printed copy and letter 1942 Feb. 9.
The Machiavellians, 1943. Clipping, preface to subsequent edition, and correspondence (with Henry Regnery and others), 1943-1971
"Is Russia Aiming at Post-War Domination of Europe?" Correspondence and a printed copy of a debate with Ely Culbertson 1944 Feb.
"The Sixth Turn of the Communist Screw," Partisan Review, Printed copy 1944 Summer.
"Stalin and the Junkers," Commonweal, Printed copy 1944 Sept.
The Struggle for the World, 1947
General. Review and a printed copy of a chapter excerpt entitled, "The Goal of Soviet Policy," American Mercury, 1947 April
"What is the Purpose of the United Nations?" Annals of the American Academy, Printed copy, correspondence, and clipping, 1947-1948 1947 July.
The Case for De Gaulle, 1948 (with Andre Malraux). Correspondence, 1948-1950
"How the United Nations Can be Made to Work," Reader's Digest, Correspondence, 1948 1948 Jan.
Memorandum on Titoism, 1949 Dec.
"The Strategy of the Politburo and the Problem of American Counter-Strategy," Letter, reports, and typescripts c. 1949-1950.
The Coming Defeat of Communism, 1950. Reviews, typescripts, printed copy of an excerpt (in Japanese), and correspondence, 1950-1952
"What Can We Expect of Europe?" American Mercury, Letters, 1950 1950 Feb.
"Why Communism Will Fail," This Week, Letters, 1950 1950 Feb.
Article on psychological warfare, 1950-1951. Typescripts, memorandum, and correspondence (Paul Palmer, Reader's Digest), 1950-1951
Statements, Congress for Cultural Freedom, Typescripts and clipping 1951.
"Parakeets and Parchesi: An Indian Memorandum," Partisan Review, Printed copy 1951 Sept.-Oct.
"The Humanities and the Law," New York University Law Review, Printed copy 1952 Jan.
"Philosophy of Communism," Naval War College Review, Printed copy 1952 March.
Essay on foreign affairs, Partisan Review, Printed copy 1952 May-June.
"The Case Against Adlai Stevenson," American Mercury, Printed copy and correspondence (with Sidney Hook, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., and others) 1952 July.
"Democracy, Oligarchy and Freedom," Speech typecript 1952 July 15.
"How Long Will the Cold War Last?" Banking, Printed copy 1952 Sept.
What Europe Thinks of America (James Burnham, editor), Correspondence (Sylvain Troeder, Joseph Czapski, Raymond Aron, and others), and contract, 1953 1953.
Containment or Liberation? 1953. Reviews, correspondence (with H.V. Kaltenborn, Raymond Moley, and others), a broadcast transcript, and printed articles excerpted from the book entitled, "The East European Strategy," Ukrainian Quarterly, and "The Primacy of Politics," "Can Washington Conduct Political Warfare?", and "The Policy of Liberation," American Mercury, 1952-1953
"Can America Liberate the World?" This Week, Printed copy and correspondence 1953 Feb. 8.
"Critique of Containment" Freeman, Printed copy 1953 Feb. 9.
"Why Containment Must Go," New Leader, Printed copy 1953 Feb. 16.
Column on death of Stalin, Freeman, Printed copy 1953 March 23.
"What Will Happen to the Jews Behind the Iron Curtain?" National Jewish Monthly, Printed copy 1953 April.
"Was Bohlen a Blunder?" Freeman, Printed copy 1953 May 4.
"Editor Meets Senator," Freeman, Printed copy 1953 June 15.
" The Commonweal and McCarthyism," Commonweal, Printed copy 1953 Aug. 28.
Web of Subversion, 1954. Reviews, correspondence (with Paul Palmer, Benjamin Mandel, and others), memorandum (House Un-American Activities Committee), chart, and receipts, 1952-1968
"Do Europeans Really Hate Us?" This Week, Correspondence 1954 Aug. 29.
"Tribunes of the People," Freeman, Printed copies 1955 Feb.
"Kommunistische Unterwuhlung der Vereinigten Staaten," Schweizer Monatshefte, Printed copy and letter, 1955-1962 1955 July.
Interview, Typescript broadcast transcript 1955 Sept. 22.
"No Firecrackers Allowed," Freeman, Printed copy 1955 Oct.
"Why Not Investigate the Court?" National Review, Printed copy 1957 July 20.
Congress and the American Tradition, 1959. Correspondence (with Henry Regnery and others), contract, reviews, notes, outlines, typescripts, and printed material, 1955-1977
"Liberalism--Conservatism," Notes and outlines c. 1960-1961.
"Sticks, Stones, and Atoms," Ordnance, 1961. Correspondence, 1960-1962
Memorandum on foreign policy, Typescript 1961 Feb. 15.
"ADA: Our Number One Lobby," 1963. Correspondence (with Eugene Lyons, Benjamin Mandel, and others), typescript, printed material, and notes, 1962-1963
The Suicide of the West, 1964. Correspondence (with Irving Kristol and others), notes, outlines, miscellany, clippings, articles, and other background material, reviews, and miscellany, 1961-1983
"Goldwater as Omen," Typescript and correspondence 1964.
"What's Wrong with the Cold War?" Typescript and correspondence 1964.
"Let Us Stand Firm in Vietnam," Letter and typescript apparently prepared for Senator Thomas Dodd 1965 March.
Statements on Vietnam, Typescript and correspondence 1966.
"Analysis of USIA: Program Books for Overseas Use," 1969. Correspondence (with Frank Shakespeare, Karl Baarslag, and others), clippings, memoranda, outlines, typescript, printed material, book lists, reviews, and other background material, 1968-1970
Memorandum of conversation with Juan Carlos of Spain, Typescript 1969.
Family correspondence, 1920-1983
Albertini, G. ( Est & Ouest), 1968-1978
Amery, Julian, 1947-1964
Anders, Wladyslaw, 1950
Andrews, Robert Armstrong, 1950
Andrieu, Raymond, 1947-1950
Apert, Daniel, SEE ALSO: SUBJECT FILE/Congress for Cultural Freedom 1950-1951.
Aron, Raymond, 1950
Arzt, Arthur and Arno Siedel, 1948-1951
Aubert, Theodore, 1947-1948
Ayling, Alice, 1950-1952
Baarslag, Karl, c. 1969
Baczkowski, Wlodzimierz, Includes biographical sketches, and a report entitled "The National and Racial Minorities of Soviet Russia" 1950-1953.
Baruch, Bernard, 1941
Benouville, General de, 1948
Berenson, Bernard, 1950
Braam, H., 1948-1951
Brassert, Herman A., 1950
Bryan, Joe, 1947-1949
Buckley, F.R., 1965-1969
Buckley, James, Includes a memorandum on the SST and a typescript speech entitled, "What Americans Can Learn from Israel" 1971-1983.
Buckley, Philip, n.d.
Buckley, William F., Jr., 1964-1975
Burke, Arleigh, 1964
Burr, Nelson, 1947
Calmann-Levy, Robert, 1949-1969
Chang, Carsun, Includes correspondence with Chou Hsiang-kuang 1951.
Clay, Lucius, 1950
Cooke, Charles M., 1961
Copeland, Miles, 1970
Coste, Brutus, 1950-1976
Crozier, Brian, 1970-1976
Culbertson, Ely, 1949
Davidson, Eugene, 1960-1961
De Courcy, Kenneth, Includes a letter and clipping relating to Kenneth De Courcy 1949-1964.
Dennen, Leon, 1950
De Toledano, Ralph, 1950
Dewey, John, n.d.
Dobriansky, Lev E., 1948
Dodd, Thomas J., 1962-1964
Dos Passos, John, 1964
Dowling, Allan, 1947
Draskovich, Slobodan, 1950
Eastman, Max, Relates to Max Eastman's condensation of two of James Burnham's books 1950.
Ellinger, Suzette, 1941-1950
Emmet, Christopher, 1950
Estonian National Council, 1948-1952
Fabre-Luce, Alfred, n.d.
Fairbanks, Douglas, Jr., 1947
Feiffer, Jules, 1963
Fischer, Ruth, 1945
Friedman, Milton, 1953
Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1971-1978
Garrity, Devin, 1950-1964
Gaulle, Charles de, 1953
Gautherot, Gustave, 1947
Genovese, Eugene, 1970
Gibarti, Louis, 1950-1951
Gow, James Steele, 1941
Grew, Joseph, 1954
Hegedus, Adam de, 1946-1947
Herberg, Will, 1943-1947
Herriot, Edouard, n.d.
Hook, Sidney, 1949-1978
Hoover, Herbert, 1947
Hornbeck, Stanley K., 1965-1966
Howe, Quincy, 1941
Hunt, E. Howard, Includes curriculum vita 1962-1977.
Isquith, Stanley, 1942-1943
Jackson, Henry M., c. 1963
Jolis, Albert, 1950
Kendall, Willmoore, 1965
Kennan, George, 1949
Kirk, Russell, 1964
Koestler, Arthur, Includes a clipping 1949-1983.
Krock, Arthur, 1964
La Follette, Suzanne, 1964
Lake, Harry B., 1941
Lasky, Melvin, 1950
Lazo, Mario, 1964-1967
League for Industrial Democracy, 1942
Liebman, Marvin, 1976-1981
Lindsay, A.O., 1943-1944
Luciolli, Mario, 1953-1963
Lundberg, Ferdinand, 1941
McCabe, Ralph, 1962-1964
McCaffrey, Neil, 1963-1975
Maestri Arredondo, Raul, 1947
Malraux, Andre, 1948-1953
Mandel, Benjamin, 1964
Manion, Clarence, 1965
Masani, Minoo R., Includes material relating to the Congress for Cultural Freedom 1950-1983.
Mauriac, Claude, 1951-1953
Mayence Research Associates (M.B. Somerfield, Director), Includes memoranda relating to inquiries about this organization 1950-1951.
Monnerot, Jules, 1950-1962
Moreell, Ben, 1964
Muhlen, Norbert, 1965
Mundt, Karl E., 1961
Nabokov, Nicholas, SEE ALSO: SUBJECT FILE/Congress for Cultural Freedom 1950-1952.
Nemo, Maxime, 1949-1963
Palmer, Paul ( Reader's Digest), 1963
Pemantle, Oscar, 1971
Percy, Charles H., Includes a memorandum by James Burnham relating to foreign policy positions in the Republican Party platform 1960.
Petrov, Vladimir, 1963-1970
Philbrick, Herbert, 1966
Phillips, William, 1967
Porzelt, Paul, 1964
Pound, Ezra, Includes cover letter from Henry Regnery 1959.
Proxmire, William, 1963
Regnery, Henry, 1960
Rickenbacker, Edward V., 1964
Rizzi, Bruno, 1951-1952
Roosevelt, Archibald B., 1941
Rummel, R.J., 1975
Sargeant, Porter, 1941
Schiff, Sydney, Includes correspondence between Schiff and David Burnham, and between James Burnham and individuals interested in the Schiff papers 1930-c. 1976.
Schlesinger, Arthur, Jr., 1951
Servan-Schreiber, Jean-Jacques, 1968
Soustelle, Jacques, 1960
Souvarine, Boris, 1950-1951
Strausz-Hupe, Robert, 1961
Strauss, Leo, 1964
Strauss, Lewis L., 1964
Tata, J.R.D., 1951-1952
Troeder, Sylvain, 1949-1960
United States Air Force, Air War College, 1948-1951
Utley, Freda, c. 1941-1943
Weyl, Nathaniel, 1966
Wells, H.G., 1942
Wheelwright, Philip, 1964
West, Rebecca, 1955
Williams, C. Dickerman, 1961-1968
Wills, Garry, n.d.
Winsor, Curt, 1983
Wolfe, Bertram, 1969-1970
Wilkins, Sophie (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 1969-1971
Wood, Richardson, 1960
Woolf, Virginia, Letter to unidentified correspondent n.d.
Yarmolinsky, Adam, 1966
Young, Arthur, Includes reports and printed material 1964-1977.
Zawadowski, Zygmunt, 1950-1957
Zychlinski, L.W.S., 1965
SUBJECT FILE, 1937-1983
General. Correspondence, notes, biographical material, and miscellany, ; includes material relating to trade, Latin America, and the United Nations c. 1949-1981
Africa. Correspondence (with Boris Souvarine, Eugene Lyons, Pedro T. Pereira, Portuguese Ambassador to the U.S., and others), clippings, reports, notes, and newsletters (Kenneth De Courcy), ; includes material relating to Rhodesia, South Africa, and Russian influence in Africa 1945-1976
American Committee for Cultural Freedom. Correspondence (with Irving Kristol, Ralph De Toldedano, Albert Einstein, Sidney Hook, M.R. Masani, Arthur Koestler, Nicholas Nabokov, Irving Brown, Elliott Cohen, and others), financial statements, flyer, list, and reports (including material relating to immigration and the McCarran Act), 1950-1953
Asia. Correspondence, 1946-1977
Communism and anti-communism. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, bibliographies, conference material, report (Karl Wittfogel), bulletin (Socialist Party Convention, 1937), printed article (Boris Souvarine), and a program statement ("Theses of the Fourth Comintern Congress on the Negro Question"). Primarily correspondence (research inquiries) relating to James Burnham's participation in American Trotskyite organizations, ; also includes material relating to Milton Sacks 1937-1977
Congress for Cultural Freedom. Includes material relating to conferences in Berlin and New Delhi, the International Exposition of the Arts (Paris, and the establishment of a Japanese committee 1952),
Correspondence. Daniel Apert, Arnold Beichman, Nicholas Nabokov, Louis Gibarti, Melvin Lasky, German Arciniegas, and others, 1950-1952
Non-printed material. Lists of delegates, reports, memoranda, speech notes, receipts, programs, and notes, 1950-1951
Printed material. Clippings, printed article, pamphlets, program; includes material by Melvin Lasky and Denis de Rougemont, 1950-1952
Davies, John Paton. Biographical material, correspondence (with Lyle Munson and others), letters to editors (Edgar Snow and James Burnham), and a broadcast transcript, 1946-1954
Defense and atomic weapons. Letter to the editor, minutes, memoranda, biographical material, article, and correspondence (Lawrence Hafsted and others), ; includes material relating to J. Robert Oppenheimer, and to the deaths of Paul P. Stoutenburgh and family 1947-1970
Europe. Correspondence, biographical material, memoranda, and reports, ; includes material relating to Greece, post-World War II Germany, Eastern Europe, and France 1947-1983
Free Europe University (affiliated with the National Committee for a Free Europe, Inc.). SEE ALSO: Institut Litteraire ( Kultura)/Correspondence/Giedroyc, Jerzy. Primarily correspondence (with A.A. Berle, Jr., DeWitt Poole, Levering Tyson, Malcolm W. Davis, Lev Dobriansky, Anatol Muhlstein, and Boleslaw Wierzbianski); also includes memoranda, reports, draft press release, biographical material, and a clipping, 1949-1952
Institut Litteraire ( Kultura)
General. Notes, program proposals, financial material, report, printed material, and biographical material, ; includes material relating to the Free Europe University and the Congress for Cultural Freedom 1948-1969
General. Marvin Liebman, Zygmunt Nagorski, Lilly Endowment, Relm Foundation, Clarence Manion, Hobart Lewis, and others, ; primarily relates to fund-raising efforts in conjunction with the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in America and the World Youth Crusade for Freedom 1961-1971
Czapski, Joseph, 1948-1953
Giedroyc, Jerzy, 1949-1977
Lattimore, Owen. Reports by Owen Lattimore from Prague (1947), correspondence, printed material, subpoena (House Un-American Activities Committee), and statements (Pat McCarran), 1947-1953
Milosz, Czeslaw. Corresopndence (with Jacques Maritain, Albert Einstein, and others), poem, memorandum, bibliography, typescripts, and affidavits (from James Burnham, Jerzy Giedroyc, Joseph Czapski, Sidney Hook, Nicholas Nabokov, and others), ; relates to efforts to obtain a U.S. entry visa 1951-c. 1971
General. Memoranda, notes, financial material, pamphlet, and circular, ; SEE ALSO: CORRESPONDENCE FILE/Buckley, William F. and Kendall, Willmoore 1955-1976
Pauling v. National Review. Correspondence (with C. Dickerman Williams, G. Albertini, Stephen Hugh-Jones, and others), pamphlet, and notes for testimony by James Burnham, 1964-1968
Organisation de l'Armee Secrete "Charlesmagne". Correspondence (Jean Parvulesco) and program statements (in French), 1951-1962
Russia. Correspondence, notes, and printed material, 1946-1976
United States - Politics. Correspondence, and reports, ; includes material relating to Barry Goldwater 1960-1970
Yugoslavia. Correspondence, memorandum, circular, 1951-1974
2 prints of Czech students carrying a wreath in the funeral procession of Jan Palach, 1969; 4 prints of a villa in Greece (?), undated; 5 prints of Suzette and Enrique Ellinger, 1943; 1 print of Mrs. Burnham(?), undated; 1 group photograph from the Public Affairs Conference on Foreign Aid, January 1962