Register of the Eugene Lyons Papers 1919-1981

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Register of the Eugene Lyons Papers 1919-1981

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Ronald Bulatoff
Date Completed:
1991
Encoded by:
Brooke Dykman Dockter
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Eugene Lyons papers
Date (inclusive): 1919-1981
Collection Number: 85006
Creator: Lyons, Eugene, 1898-1985
Collection Size: 17 manuscript boxes, 3 oversize boxes, 10 envelopes, 2 albums, 6 phonotapes, 13 phonorecords (10 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, notes, pamphlets, other printed matter, photographs, and sound recordings, relating primarily to conditions in the Soviet Union under communism, the international communist movement, and the career of Herbert Hoover.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Eugene Lyons papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1985.

Accruals

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Access Points

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
Communism.
Soviet Union.
Russia (Federation)
Soviet Union--History.
United States--Politics and government.
United States--Foreign relations.
Journalists.
Phonotapes.
Phonorecords.

Biographical Note

1898, July 1 Born, Uzlian, Russia
1907 Arrived in the United States
1917-18 Student, College City of New York
1918 Private, U.S. Army
1918-19 Student, Columbia University
1919 Naturalized as United States citizen
1920 Employee, Erie Dispatch (Pennsylvania)
1922 Employee, Boston Telegram
1922-23 Editor, Soviet Russia Pictorial
1923-27 Assistant Director, Tass Agency
1927 Author, The Life and Death of Sacco and Vanzetti
1928-1934 United Press correspondent in the Soviet Union
1934 Author, Six Soviet Plays
1935 Author, Moscow Carousel
1935-39 Member, Ames and Norr Public Relations
1937 Author, Assignment in Utopia
1937 Editor, We Cover the World
1939-1944 Editor, The American Mercury
1940 Author, Stalin, Czar of all the Russias
1941 Author, The Red Decade
1944-45 Editor, Pageant
1946-1968 Editor, The Readers Digest
1948 Author, Our Unknown Ex-President, a Portrait of Herbert Hoover
1951-52 President, American Committee for the Liberation of the Peoples of Russia
1953 Author, Our Secret Allies: The Peoples of Russia
1959 Author, The Herbert Hoover Story
1964 Author, Herbert Hoover: a Biography
1966 Author, David Sarnoff: a Biography
1967 Author, Workers' Paradise Lost: 50 Years of Soviet Communism: a Balance Sheet
1985, January 10 Died, New York City

Series Description

Box 1

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1934-1981

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, legal documents, clippings and printed matter, relating to Eugene Lyons' career, financial matters, health, and family.
Boxes 1-2

CORRESPONDENCE FILE, 1938-1981

Scope and Content Note

Letters, including attached reports, memoranda, printed material, notes and clippings. Arranged alphabetically.
Boxes 2-12

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1919-1976

Scope and Content Note

Typescript and printed copies, with related notes and source materials, reviews, memoranda, press releases, clippings, correspondence, and miscellany. Arranged chronologically.
Boxes 12-16

SUBJECT FILE, 1935-1980

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, clippings, notes, articles, newsletters, and miscellany. Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Boxes 16-17

PAMPHLET FILE, 1929-1976

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets arranged alphabetically by author or issuing agency.
Boxes 18-19

OVERSIZE FILE, 1928-1967

Scope and Content Note

Scrapbooks, clippings, album, relating to E. Lyons' career, the Soviet Union, and the Spanish Civil War in 1936.
Box 20

MEMORABILIA

Scope and Content Note

Two plaques and two other items from E. Lyons' career as author and journalist.
Record cabinet

PHONORECORDS

Scope and Content Note

13 phonorecords of speeches by E. Lyons and Daniel Lyons relating to conditions and events in the Soviet Union, 1917-1975. Included is a Radio Liberty program on Boris Pasternak.
Cassette cabinet

CASSETTE TAPE

Scope and Content Note

1 cassette tape of speech by Colonel James E. Norwood entitled "Victory Over Communism: What You Can Do to Make It Happen," March 18, 1971.
Tape cabinet

PHONOTAPES, 1963-38

Scope and Content Note

5 phonotapes of E. Lyons' speeches.
10.A-V and 8M.02

PHOTOGRAPHS

Scope and Content Note

See photo card catalog for description.

Container List

 

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1934-1981

Box 1, Folder 1

Addresses, calling cards

Folder 2

Awards, certificates

Folder 3

Biographical notes

Folder 4-5

Clippings

Folder 6

Insurance on personal possessions, 1970

Folder 7

Lease on Moscow apartment, 1934

Folder 8

Lyons, Yetta, medical history, 1968-1973

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1938-1981

 

General

Box 1, Folder 9-12

Miscellaneous

Folder 13

Russian refugees in Carinthia, Austria, 1949

Folder 14

Unidentified

Folder 15

Adler, Julius, 1950

Folder 16

Allilueva, Svetlana, 1967, 1969

Folder 17

Alsop, Joseph, 1953

Folder 18

American Committee for Liberation, 1959

Folder 19

Antin, Anthony, 1976

Folder 20

Arlington House Publishers, 1976

Folder 21

Aronina, Ida, 1977

Folder 22

Ball, George W., 1972

Folder 23

Berger, Ira M., 1976

Folder 24

Bergman, B. A., 1967

Folder 25

Blagowidow, George, 1976

Folder 26

Brock, Irene, 1978

Folder 27

Brownell, William, 1976-77

Folder 28

Buckley, William F., 1968-69, 1976, 1978

Folder 29

Burnham, James, 1969

Folder 30

Callaway, Lew L. ( Newsweek), 1967

Folder 31

Canby, Vincent, 1971

Folder 32

Center for the Survival of Western Democracies, 1979

Folder 33

Chellson, Elizabeth, 1978

Folder 34

Colebrook, Joan, 1974

Folder 35

Conquest, Robert, 1968-69

Folder 36

Corletti, Lawrence A., 1975

Folder 37

Cowles, Gardner, 1967

Folder 38

Davis, Jerome, 1950

Folder 39

Deal Lake Motel, Asbury Park, New Jersey, 1976

Folder 40

Dodd, Thomas J., 1964

Folder 41

Dodds, Harold W., 1964

Folder 42

Dutch Treat Club, 1978

Folder 43

Eastman, Max, 1953, 1965

Folder 44

Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1964

Folder 45

Elez, Andrew, 1981

Folder 46

Ellender, Allen J., 1958-59

Folder 47

Estabrook, Howard, 1969

Folder 48

Forster, Mr., 1962

Folder 49

Geltman, Max, 1979

Folder 50

Glenny, Michael, 1969

Folder 51

Gotlieb, Howard B., 1965

Folder 52

Granfar, Moosa, 1959

Folder 53

Greenwood Press, 1977

Folder 54

Grunblatt, David, 1979

Folder 55

Hansen, Clifford P., 1967

Folder 56

Harriman, W. Averell, 1963

Folder 57

Hatfield, Mark, 1979

Folder 58

Henderson, Loy, 1974

Folder 59

Hillman, Rita K., 1975

Folder 60

Hook, Sidney, 1968

Folder 61

Hoover, Herbert, 1959

Folder 62

Hoover, Herbert Jr., 1960, 1963

Folder 63

Human Events, 1959

Folder 64

Internal Revenue Service, 1979

Box 2, Folder 1

Johnson, Allen, 1979

Folder 2

Johnson, Lyndon B., 1962

Folder 3

Kaganski, Zakhary, 1934

Folder 4

Kastner, Alton, 1960

Folder 5

Kaufman, Bel, 1964, 1966

Folder 6

Kohler, Foy D., 1976

Folder 7

Labin, Suzanne, 1970

Folder 8

Lamont, Corliss, 1964

Folder 9

Lewis, Hobart, 1973

Folder 10

Lewis, Marx, 1967

Folder 11

Linville, Dr., 1938

Folder 12

Litante, Judith, 1979

Folder 13

Lodge, John Davis, 1967

Folder 14

Lofton, John D., 1964

Folder 15

Lovestone, Jay, 1967

Folder 16

Lyons, Dan, 1976, 1979

Folder 17

Lyons, Gretchen, n.d.

Folder 18

Marin, Luis Munoz, 1960

Folder 19

Matthews, Ruth I., 1979

Folder 20

May, Ronald W., 1959

Folder 21

Methvin, Gene, 1967

Folder 22

Montgomery, Robert H., 1958

Folder 23

Munson, Lyle H., 1963

Folder 24

Muntzel, R. J., 1963

Folder 25

Navrozov, Lev, 1974

Folder 26

New York Times Magazine, 1959

Folder 27

Nixon, Richard M., 1961, 1963, 1968

Folder 28

Norwood, James E., 1968, 1975

Folder 29

Overseas Press Club of America, 1979

Folder 30

Possony, Stefan, 1975

Folder 31

Raynes, Julius, 1971

Folder 32

Reagan, Ronald, 1966

Folder 33

Reid, Helen, 1953

Folder 34

Robinson, Ione, 1976

Folder 35

Roche, John P., 1968

Folder 36

Russell, Mr., 1961

Folder 37

Samuel French, Inc., 1980

Folder 38

Sargent, Wyn, 1968

Folder 39

Sarnoff, David, 1952, 1965

Folder 40

Scott, John, 1976

Folder 41

Seversky Electronatom Corporation, 1975

Folder 42

Smith, Harrison, 1952

Folder 43

Sourwine, J. G., 1974

Folder 44

Spivak, Lawrence, 1977

Folder 45

Sulzberger, Mr., 1950

Folder 46

Sutton, Anthony, 1968

Folder 47

Thayer, Peter J., 1978

Folder 48

Thomas, Lowell, 1967

Folder 49

Truman, Harry S., 1964

Folder 50

Tyrmand, Mr., 1968

Folder 51

U.S. Information Agency, 1966-67

Folder 52

University of Oregon Library, 1966, 1980

Folder 53

Voice Publishing Company (Seoul, Korea), 1971

Folder 54

Wallace, De Witt, 1959, 1971, 1976

Folder 55

Welch, Robert, 1959

Folder 56

Whitehill, F. S., n.d.

Folder 57

Wick, James L., 1964

Folder 58

Wiley, Charles, 1960

Folder 59

Wolfe, Bertram D., 1973

Folder 60

Yoken, Mel B., 1976

 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1923-1975

 

General

Box 2, Folder 61-62

Undated articles, drafts, notes

Box 3, Folder 1-4

Undated articles, drafts, notes

Folder 5

1919-1945

Folder 6

1946-1954

Folder 7

1946-1955

Folder 8

1956-58

Folder 9

1956-1964

Box 4, Folder 1

1956-1976

Folder 2

1959-1963

Folder 3

1959-1974

Folder 4

1966-1974

Folder 5

Correspondence relating to various articles and books, 1937-39

 

Research notes and clippings

Folder 6

Khrushchev, Nikita S., research notes

 

Lenin, Vladimir I. Research notes, clippings.

Folder 7-8

General

Folder 9

After 1905

Folder 10

Armand, Inessa

Folder 11

Character, personality

Box 5, Folder 1

Chernyshevsky and other influences

Folder 2

Childhood, youth

Folder 3

Death and embalment

Folder 4

German funding

Folder 5

Last years

Folder 6

Petersburg and Siberian exile

Folder 7

Sealed train and arrival in Petrograd

 

Soviet Union. Research notes, clippings.

Folder 8-9

Authors, poets, and the Kremlin

Folder 10-11

Fiftieth anniversary, 1967

Folder 12

U.S. foreign relations, 1961.

Folder 13

"The Apotheosis of Lenin: Stalin's Revenge," n.d. Typescript.

Box 6, Folder 1

"Chassidism," n.d. Typescript and handwritten draft.

Folder 2

"A Clinical Study in Political Hypocricy," n.d. Typescript.

Folder 3

"Detente: A Dangerous Western Fantasy," n.d. Typescript.

Folder 4

"Detente: The Great Hoax or the Appeasements That Failed," n.d. Typescript.

Folder 5

"Education a la Carte," n.d. Typescript.

Folder 6

"Epitaph for Anna Louise," n.d. Typescript.

Folder 7

"The Ferments in Soviet Youth," n.d. Typewritten draft with annotations.

Folder 8

"Former People," n.d. Typescript.

Folder 9

"Hard to Take 'Naked Truth'," radio broadcast, "Opinioncasts," Broadcast Editorial Reports (NY), n.d. Printed copy.

Folder 10

"Is Dulles Fit to Be Secretary of State," n.d. Typescript.

Folder 11

"Law," n.d. Typescript.

Folder 12

"The Man Who Quarreled With His Ghosts," n.d. Typescript.

Folder 13

"Peace Symbol - A Kremlin Football," radio broadcast, "Opinioncasts," Broadcast Editorial Reports (NY), n.d. Printed copy.

Folder 14

"The Poet and the Commissars," n.d. Typescript.

Folder 15

"A Ready-Made Reputation," n.d. Typescript.

Folder 16

"The Red Nightmare," speech, Chicago, n.d. Typescript with annotations.

Folder 17

"The Red Sell," n.d. Typescript.

Folder 18

Response to critical article by Moishe Nadir, n.d. Typescript. Included is a clipping in Hebrew.

Folder 19

"Scoreboard of Soviet Promises," n.d. Typescript.

Folder 20

"Soviet Russia: Its Regime and Its People," n.d. Typescript.

Folder 21

Stalin interview, notes on, n.d. Typescript.

Folder 22

"A Strategy Against Communism," n.d. Typescript.

Folder 23

"The Vlasov Movement," Parts I-III, North American Alliance, n.d. Typescript.

Folder 24

"Second Generation Aliens," The Nation, April 25, 1923. Printed copy.

Folder 25

"A Code of Conduct for Soviet Youth," Literary Digest, February 17, 1934. Printed copy.

Folder 26

"Farewell to Moscow," New Outlook, March 1934. Printed copy.

Folder 27

"Moscow Romance," June 23, 1934. Typescript.

Folder 28-29

Assignment in Utopia, 1937. Correspondence relating to, 1937-38

Box 7, Folder 1

Letter to the Editor, Freethinker, March 18, 1938. Typescript.

Folder 2

"The Menace of Totalitarianism," an address before The Catholic League, New York, April 21, 1940. Printed copy.

Folder 3

The Red Decade, 1941. Correspondence relating to, 1941.

Folder 4

"An Open Letter to Vice President Wallace," American Mercury, January 1943. Printed copy.

Folder 5

"Cooperating With Russia," American Mercury, May 1943. Printed copy.

Folder 6

"The Progress of Stalin Worship," American Mercury, June 1943. Printed copy.

Folder 7

"A Letter to American Liberals," American Mercury, May 1944. Printed copy.

Folder 8-11

If This Be Treason: An Autogiography by Victor Kravchenko (As Told to Eugene Lyons), 1946. Typescript.

Folder 12

"Youth Wants to Know," radio broadcast, NBC, March 7, 1954. Printed copy.

Folder 13

"Grandparents," April 1954. Typescript.

Folder 14

"A Call to Anger," American Mercury, December 1954. Printed copy.

Folder 15

"Can We Outlaw War?" radio broadcast discussion, "The American Forum," NBC, May 8, 1955. Printed copy.

Folder 16

"They Chose Freedom, But What Are They Getting?" American Friends of Russian Freedom Bulletin, June 1955. Printed copy.

Folder 17

"Stalin's Ghost As Scapegoat," Human Events, May 12, 1956. Printed copy.

Folder 18

Letter to the Editor, New York Times, June 12, 1957. Printed copy.

Folder 19

"Herbert Hoover: Triumph of Integrity," Human Events, August 3, 1957. Printed copy.

Folder 20

"Khrushchev - The Killer in the Kremlin," The Reader's Digest, September 1957. Printed copy.

Folder 21

"Yugoslav Youth in Revolt," Spokane Review, November 20, 1957. Printed copy.

Folder 22

"Negotiating With the Kremlin," The Reader's Digest, April 1958. Printed copy.

Folder 23

"The Refugee Residue: A Free World Failure," The Reader's Digest, May 1958. Printed copy.

Folder 24

"Soviet Russia: Its Regime and Its People," 1959 (?). Typescript with annotations.

Folder 25

Confidential memorandum on the work of Dr. Max Jaccobson, January 19, 1959. Typescript.

Folder 26

"Why the United States Should Stand Fast in Berlin, Quemoy, and the Middle East," an address before the Detroit Economic Club, February 16, 1959. Typescript.

Folder 27

"Folklore of the Right," National Review, April 11, 1959. Printed copy.

Folder 28

"The Crimes of Khrushchev," Part I, testimony before the House of Representatives, Committee on Un-American Activities, September 4, 1959. Printed copy.

Folder 29

"Coming: A Red Renaissance in America," American Legion Magazine, October 1959. Typescript.

Folder 30

Letter to the Editor, Winston-Salem Journal, October 30, 1959. Printed copy.

Box 8, Folder 1

Remarks at "Know Your America Week," New Bedford, Massachusetts, November 28, 1959. Typescript.

Folder 2

"How the Communists Train Cold Warriors," 1960 (?). Typewritten draft.

Folder 3

"Russia's Megaton Poem," Midstream, Autumn 1961. Printed copy.

Folder 4

Remarks on a trip to the Far East and Middle East, May 9, 1961. Typescript.

Folder 5

"Specter of Freedom Over the Kremlin," September 1963. Typewritten draft with annotations.

 

Herbert Hoover: A Biography, 1964.

Folder 6

Correspondence relating to, 1964-65

Folder 7-9

Source materials

Folder 10

"Russian Labor Camps-1965," May 1965. Typescript.

Folder 11

"Is a New Revolution Brewing in the U.S.S.R.?" The Reader's Digest, October 1965. Printed copy.

 

David Sarnoff: A Biography, 1966.

Folder 12

Correspondence relating to, 1964-66

Box 9, Folder 1

Preliminary drafts

Folder 2

Reviews

Folder 3-5

Typescript

Folder 6

Fifty Years of Soviet Communism, 1967. Typescript.

Folder 7

Operation Suicide, 1967. Printed copy.

 

Workers' Paradise Lost, 1967

 

Correspondence, readers' reactions

Folder 8

1967

Box 10, Folder 1

1967-69

Folder 2

Publicity material

Folder 3

Reader's Digest condensation. Printed copy.

Folder 4-7

Reviews

Box 11, Folder 1-4

Reviews

Folder 5-6

Source materials

Box 12, Folder 1

Speech, University of New Mexico, November 7, 1967. Typescript.

Folder 2

Eulogy for Ida Kohlberg, February 13, 1968. Typewritten draft.

Folder 3

Review of Special Counsel by William Rusher, National Review, June 18, 1968. Printed copy.

Folder 4

Interview with Herbert Hoover Oral History Program, October 4, 1968. Typescript.

Folder 5

Radio interview with Dean Manion, March 21 and 28, 1971. Printed transcript.

Folder 6

Response to News Digest International (Australia), June 1973. Typewritten letter to the editors.

Folder 7

Statement of Principles, Committee to Unite America - For America, September 1973. Typescript.

Folder 8

"Detente: A Western Fantasy," 1974. Annotated draft typescript copy.

Folder 9

Untitled article on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, North American Newspaper Alliance, January 3, 1974. Typescript.

Folder 10

"The Gulag Archipelago - Solzhenitsyn May Help West Break Through the Amnesia," North American Newspaper Alliance, January 5, 1974. Typescript.

Folder 11

Remarks at a testimonial for David Martin, Washington Hilton Hotel, February 6, 1974. Typescript. Newspaper Alliance, February 15, 1974. Typescript.

Folder 11A

Untitled article on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, North American

Folder 12

"Solzhenitsyn Defused," North American Newspaper Alliance, February 16, 1974. Typescript.

Folder 13

"Panama Canal," North American Newspaper Alliance, March 7, 1974. Typescript.

Folder 14

"Trade With Russia: U.S. Still Hasn't Learned," North American Newspaper Alliance, March 7, 1974. Typescript.

Folder 15

"Panama Canal," North American Newspaper Alliance, March 12, 1974. Typescript.

Folder 16

"'Instant' China Experts: Wrong From the Beginning," North American Newspaper Alliance, April 16, 1974. Typescript.

Folder 17

"The War's Unmentionable Footnote: Solzhenitsyn Reminds World of Tragic Vlasov Episode," North American Newspaper Alliance, April 20-21, 1974. Typescript.

Folder 18

"Hoover: Achievements Have Withstood the Test of Time," North American Newspaper Alliance, August 3/4, 1974. Typescript.

Folder 19

Remarks on Herbert Hoover Centennial, August 10, 1974. Typewritten draft.

Folder 20

Untitled article on the American Revolution, North American Newspaper Alliance, February 14, 1975. Typescript.

Folder 21

"Modern 'George Washington' Bear," North American Newspaper Alliance, February 18, 1975. Typescript.

Folder 22

"The South Vietnamese Vote With Their Feet," North American Newspaper Alliance, March 21, 1975. Typescript.

Folder 23

Allilueva, Svetlana

Folder 24

American-Chilean Council, 1979

Folder 25

Blacklisting and McCarthyism

 

Captive Nations

Folder 26

1959-1971

Folder 27

1963-65

 

China

Box 13, Folder 1-4

General, 1970-76

 

Foreign relations, 1971-74

Box 14, Folder 1

Cold War, 1960-62

 

Communism

Folder 2

Cuba

Folder 3

Poland

Folder 4

Vietnam

Folder 5

Farkas, Zoltan, Farkas, Richard, Jeff-Craig Associates, 1975-76

Folder 6

Lazo, Mario

Folder 7

"Liberal Papers," 1959-1960

Folder 8

Mano, Keith

Folder 9

Moore, Fred H.

Folder 10

Overseas Press Club of America, membership directories, 1956-57, 1966, 1980

Folder 11

Perwicz, Daniel

Folder 12

Rosenberg, Ethel and Julius

Folder 13

Sacco-Vanzetti Case

Folder 14

Seversky, Alexander P. de

Box 15, Folder 1

Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr

Folder 2

Sonnenfeldt, Helmut

 

Soviet Union

Folder 3

General, 1964-1974

Folder 4

Anti-Semitism

Folder 5

Dissent

Folder 6

Famine, 1932-34

Folder 7

Forced labor camps

Folder 8

Jewish emigration

Folder 9

Politics and government, 1967-69

Folder 10

Psychiatry abuse for political repression, 1972-74

Folder 11

Religion, 1971

Folder 12

U.S. foreign relations with communist countries, 1959-1973

 

U.S. - Soviet relations

 

General

Folder 13

1955-1964

Box 16, Folder 1

1959-1973

Folder 2

Exchange of technology and trade, 1966-1963

Folder 3

Trade, 1967-1974

Folder 4

Witkin, Zara

 

Miscellaneous

Folder 5

General

Folder 6-7

Kataev, Valentin, Squaring the Circle, 1931. Includes correspondence, 1935-37

Folder 8

Navrozov, Lev, "The Invisible War," 1975

Folder 9

Zoffer, Gerald, "It's Everybody's Business," n.d.

 

PAMPHLET FILE, 1929-1976

 

General

 

America's Future, Inc.

Box 16, Folder 10

"Communism - A Plan for World Conquest," 1976

Folder 11

"Readings for Liberty," 1976

Folder 12

American-Asian Educational Exchange, "Mao - War or Peace," 1970

Folder 13

Bales, James D., "Senator Fulbright's Secret Memorandum," 1962

Folder 14

"Bob Considine," 1975

Box 17, Folder 1

Flynn, John T., "While You Slept - Our Tragedy in Asia and Who Made It," Devin-Adair Company, New York, 1958

 

National Strategy Information Center

Folder 2

"Problems of Strategy in the Pacific and Indian Oceans," 1970

Folder 3

Soviet Policy Warfare Techniques, 1972

Folder 4

Reader's Digest, The Eisenhower Essays, 1969

Folder 5

Redemption! Jewish Freedom Letters From Russia, American Jewish Conference on Soviet Jewry, 1972

Folder 6

Truth About Cuba Committee, "Cuba Disproves the Myth That Poverty is the Cause of Communism," January 1963

Folder 7

Young, Patricia, The Death Peddlers: Communist China's Opium War on the West, 1969

 

Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA)

Folder 8

The Communist Position on the Negro Question, n.d.

Folder 9

Foster, William Z., Questions and Answers on the Piatakov-Radek Trial, Workers Library Publishers, New York, 1937

Folder 10

Olgin, M. J., Trotskyism: Counter-Revolution in Disguise, World Library Publishers, New York, 1935

Folder 11

Piatnitsky, O., The World Economic Crisis, World Library Publishers, New York, n.d.

 

Stalin, Joseph

Folder 12

Foundations of Leninism, International Publishers, New York, 1932

Folder 13

Mastering Bolshevism, Workers Library Publishers, New York, 1937

Folder 14

The Stakhanov Movement in the Soviet Union, Workers Library Publishers, New York, 1935

Folder 15

Stalin's Speeches on the American Communist Party, Central Committee of the CPUSA, New York, 1929

Folder 16

The World Situation, The Internal and International Position of the Soviet Union, International Publishers, New York, 1934

 

OVERSIZE FILE, 1928-1967

Box 18

Look, issue for October 3, 1967, with series of articles on the Soviet Union. Includes annotations and notes by Eugene Lyons.

 

Scrapbook on Eugene Lyons' career, 1937-38. Clippings.

Box 19

Estampas de la Revolucion Espanola, 19 Julio de 1936, Barcelona, Spain, n.d.

 

Scrapbooks on Eugene Lyons' career. Clippings and letters.

 

1928-1938

 

1930-1951

 

MEMORABILIA

Box 20

Plaques

 

Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge plaque, 1971

 

Hungarian Freedom Fighters Federation plaque, 1966

 

Horseshoe from the blacksmith shop at the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, West Branch, Iowa

 

Nameplate

 

SOUND RECORDINGS (PHONORECORDS)

Record cabinet

13 sound recordings of speeches by E. Lyons and Daniel Lyons relating to conditions and events in the Soviet Union 1917-1975. Included is a Radio Liberty program on Boris Pasternak.

Record cabinet

Speak Up, America! sound recording undated

Scope and Content Note

Lyons asks Americans to see if they are "one of Stalin's suckers," too tolerate of communist "infiltration" in their society. He says the communists make lies noble means of recruitment, quoting Lenin. He is particularly critical of innocence clubs, such as the American Youth Congress, and other benign-seeming organizations to appeal to "liberals" and "idealists." Use copy reference number: 85006_a_0002251
Record cabinet

Sound recording of American Broadcasting Company radio program 1956 February 19

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Lyons speaks about how communist countries are attempting to reacquire expatriates in the free world and the reaction of Europeans when familiar with both freedom and communism. Use copy reference number: 85006_a_0002253
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Sound recording of Eugene Lyons speaking about communism in Hollywood undated

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Eugene Lyons speaks about communist influence in the Hollywood and America. He explains how communists use subversive organizations with liberal names to convert Americans. He further describes how American communists are under the control of Moscow, citing how the words of chants changed during World War II depending on how German-Soviet relations were doing. Use copy reference number: 85006_a_0002254
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Sound recording of American Broadcasting Company radio program 1956 March 11

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Use copy reference number: 85006_a_0002255
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Sound recording of Eugene Lyons speaking about communism in Hollywood undated

Scope and Content Note

Content sounds very similar to other sound recording bearing this title. Nola Recording Studios inner label. Use copy reference number: 85006_a_0002256
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Sound recording of Air Mail Personal interview with Marjorie Silver undated

Scope and Content Note

Marjorie Silver interviews Eugene Lyons for Air Mail Personal. They speak about Lyons' history as well as his work with refugee camps in Europe. Use copy reference number: 85006_a_0002257
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Sound recording of Eugene Lyons speaking about communism 1948 July 31

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Lyons recounts the actions of communists in America, including political parties and spying. He believes communists and their unknowing sympathizers hide behind the freedoms of speech and press. Use copy reference number: 85006_a_0002805
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Letter to a Young American Pole sound recording undated

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Lyons addresses a young Pole, Michael, on what a Polish ethnicity means to an American citizen, and how oppressions in both countries are related. 2 discs. Use copy reference number: 85006_a_0004366
 

SOUND RECORDING (CASSETTE TAPE)

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Sound recording of Colonel James E. Norwood speech: Victory Over Communism: What You Can Do to Make It Happen March 18, 1971

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Audio cassette 1. Use copy reference number: 85006_a_0007847
 

SOUND RECORDINGS (PHONOTAPES) 1963-1968

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Sound recording of Eugene Lyons speech to the Milwaukee Forum undated

Scope and Content Note

Lyons delivers a speech highly critical of the Soviet Union and communism. He looks at conditions in the nation, why its people are not supportive of it, and why Americans look up to it or apologize for it. Tape 1. Use copy reference number: 85006_a_0007835
 

Sound recording of Eugene Lyons speech: Appropriate Attitudes to Allies October 28, 1963 and Dr. Schwarz speech: The Communist Appeal to the Intellectual October 28, 1963

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Part 1: Lyons "Appropriate Attitudes to Allies and Enemies," Indianapolis. In a prepared speech, Lyons reviews America's relationship with the Soviet Union and communism. He is harshly critical of detente and appeasement, believing that America cannot coexist with the Soviet Union. He believes communism is inherently evil.
Part 2: Schwarz "The Communist Appeal to the Intellectual." Schwarz analyzes who is a communist and how they got that way. In doing so, he looks at why communism has an appeal to students. Tape 2. Use copy reference number: 85006_a_0007836
 

Sound recording of Herbert Hoover: Biography in Sound June 8, 1964

Scope and Content Note

This is a non-English-language biography of U.S. President Herbert Hoover. Tape 3. Use copy reference number: 85006_a_0007840
 

Sound recording of the Big Lie radio program April 29, 1967

Scope and Content Note

The Mutual Broadcasting System produced this program about Svetlana Alliluyeva. It includes clips of a Svetlana press conference and commentary by Eugene Lyons. It was recorded on 27 April 1967 and broadcast two days later. Tape 4. Use copy reference number: 85006_a_0007841
 

Sound recording of the Winter Park University Club pow wow meeting March 8, 1968

Scope and Content Note

Eugene Lyons delivers a speech, "Worker's Paradise Lost," to the Winter Park University Club in Winter Park, Florida. Tape 5. Use copy reference number: 85006_a_0007842
 

PHOTOGRAPHS

card-catalogue 10.A-V and 8M.02

See photo card catalogue for description.