Preliminary Inventory to the Sam Tanenhaus Papers, 1901-1998.

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Preliminary Inventory to the Sam Tanenhaus Papers, 1901-1998.

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Sam Tanenhaus Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1901-1998
Collection number: 97029
Creator: Tanenhaus, Sam.
Collection Size: 69 manuscript boxes, 4 oversize boxes 32.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Writings, correspondence, trial transcripts, memoranda, notes, and printed matter, relating to the life of Whittaker Chambers and to the Alger Hiss espionage case. Used as research material for the book by Sam Tanenhaus, Whittaker Chambers: A Biography (New York, 1997). Includes letters by Chambers.
Language: English.

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[Identification of item], Sam Tanenhaus Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1997.

Accruals

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Access Points

Chambers, Whittaker.
Hiss, Alger.
Espionage, Russian--United States.
Communism--United States.
Communism.
United States--Politics and government.
Soviet Union.
Russia (Federation)


Container List

Box 1-13.

Sam Tanenhaus, Whittaker Chambers

 

Drafts

Box 14.

Galleys

 

Sam Tanenhaus, draft articles

Box 15.

Sam Tanenhaus, draft articles

Box 16.

Sam Tanenhaus, draft articles

 

Notebooks

Box 17.

United States vs. Hiss trial transcript, 1949 November

 

Volumes 1-6

Box 18.

Volumes 7-10

 

Box 19.

United States vs. Hiss trial transcript, 1949 June. Microfilm (4 reels)

 

Whittaker Chambers deposition transcripts

 

1948

Box 20.

1948-1949

Box 21-22.

Whittaker Chambers correspondence

Box 23.

Whittaker Chambers-Ralph de Toledano correspondence

Box 24.

Whittaker Chambers chronological file

 

1900-1929

Box 25.

1930-1938

Box 26.

1939-1945

Box 27.

1946-1948

Box 28.

1948-1949 (including trial coverage)

Box 29.

1949 (including trial coverage)

Box 30.

1950-1952 (including trial coverage)

Box 31.

1952 (including trial coverage and Witness)

Box 32.

1952-1961 (including Witness)

Box 33.

1962-1991 (including Cold Friday, Odyssey of a Friend, and Ghosts on the Roof)

 

Whittaker Chambers subject file

 

Background

 

Biographical miscellany

 

Genealogy

 

Homosexuality

 

Naval intelligence involvement, Alleged

 

Poetry

 

Psychopathic personality, Alleged

Box 34.

Residences

 

Russian knowledge

 

Soviet Union visit, Alleged

 

Time articles

 

Time salary

 

Translations

Box 35.

General subject file

 

Aaron, Daniel

 

Abt, John

 

Acheson, Dean

 

Adams, Jeff

 

Adler, Mortimer J.

 

Adler, Nathan

 

Adler, Solomon

 

Agee, James

 

Alsop, Joseph

 

Amerasia

 

American Committee for Cultural Freedom

 

Ames, Aldrich

 

Andrews, Bert

 

Appell, Donald

 

Archival repositories

 

Arendt, Hannah

 

Arts Student League of New York

 

Asimow, Morris

 

Auden, W. H.

 

Aurthur, Robert Alan

 

Bachrach, Marion

 

Bakunin, Mikhail

 

Baltimore (Md.)

 

Baltimore documents. See also Pumpkin papers

Box 36.

Bang, Frank and Henry

 

Bannerman, R. L.

 

Barkham, John M.

 

Barmine, Alexander

 

Barnes, Joseph

 

Barzun, Jacques

 

Bedacht, Max

 

Beer, Thomas

 

Beichman, Arnold

 

Bell, Daniel

 

Bell, James A.

 

Bellow, Saul

 

Bentley, Elizabeth

 

Beriia, Lavrentii

 

Berle, Adolf A.

 

Bernard, Viola

 

Bernstein, Leonard

 

Bill [pseud.]

 

Billikopf, J.

 

Billings, J. S.

 

Billington, James H.

 

Binger, Carl

Box 37.

Black [pseud.]

 

Blankenhorn, Heber

 

Bloor, Ella Reeve

 

Blount, Bob

 

Boerger, Ruth. See also Ikal, Arnold

 

Bohlen, Charles E.

 

Book and Magazine Guild

 

Book jackets

 

Brecht, Bertolt

 

Brenner, Anita

 

Brinkley, Alan

 

Brooks, John

 

Brooks, Win

 

Browder, Earl

 

Buckley, William F., Jr.

 

Budenz, Louis Francis

 

Bullitt, William C.

 

Bullock, Alan

 

Burck, Jacob

 

Burnham, James

 

Buttenwieser, Helen

 

Bykov, Boris

 

Byrnes, James F.

 

Cairncross, John

 

Cantwell, Robert

Box 38.

Carmon, Walt

 

Caro, Robert A.

 

Carpenter, David

 

Carr, Robert K.

 

"Castle," Fort Lee, N.J.

 

Catlett family

 

Catling, Patrick Skene

 

Cerf, Bennett

 

Chamberlain, John

 

Chambers, Ellen and John

 

Chambers, Esther Shemitz

 

Chambers, James S.

 

Chambers, Jay

 

Chambers, Laha Whittaker

 

Chambers, Richard

 

Cheney, Lynne

 

Cherniss, Ruth M.

 

China

 

Christ Church (Lynbrook, N.Y.)

 

Clark, Eleanor

 

Clay, Lucius D.

 

Cleveland, Richard

 

Clubb, O. Edmund

 

Coe, Frank

 

Coe, Robert

 

Cold War

 

Collins, Henry H., Jr.

 

Columbia University

 

Box 39.

Commager, Henry Steele

 

Communism and anti-communism

 

Communist International archives

 

Conant, James B.

 

Concealed Enemies (Television program)

 

Condon, Edward U.

 

Congress of Industrial Organizations

 

Conquest, Robert

 

Cook, Fred J.

 

Cooke, Alistair

 

Coolidge, Calvin

 

Coplon, Judith

 

Corson, William R. and Robert T. Crowley

 

Cort, David

 

Costello, John

 

Counterattack

 

Cowley, Malcolm

 

Craig, Bruce

 

Crichton, Robert

 

Cronin, John F.

 

Crosley, George [pseud.]

 

Cross, Claude B.

 

Crouch, Paul

 

Cullison, Alan

 

Currie, Lauchlin

Box 40.

Dailes, Ida

 

Daily Worker

 

Danahy, Jack

 

Darling, Maus V.

 

Darrach, Brad

 

Davidow, Larry

 

Davidson, Ben

 

Davis, Hope Hale

 

Davis, Richard Harding

 

Dawnkaski, Rodney J.

 

De Toledano, Ralph

 

Detzer, Dorothy

 

Dewey, John

 

Diamond, Sigmund

 

Dies, Martin

 

Diggins, John P.

 

Djilas, Milovan

 

Doherty, Maura S.

 

Doriss, Robert

 

Dos Passos, John

 

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor

 

Draper, Theodore

 

Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry

 

Duggan, Laurence

 

Dulles, Allen

 

Dulles, John Foster

Box 41.

Eagleton, Clyde

 

East Hampton [N.Y.] Star

 

Eastman, Max

 

Edith and Evelyn (maids)

 

Edman, Irwin

 

Eisenhower, Dwight D.

 

Elistratova, A.

 

Ellen, Dorothea

 

Elson, Robert T.

 

Emery, Andree

 

Endore, Guy

 

Erskine, John

 

Fadiman, Clifton

 

Fairbank, John King

 

Fansler, Thomas

 

Farago, Ladislas

 

Farrell, James T.

 

Ferry, Elinor

 

Fiedler, Leslie

 

Field, Frederick V.

 

Field, Noel

 

Field, Richard H.

 

Film and Photo League

 

Fischer, Louis

 

Fischer, Ruth

 

Fitzgerald, Robert

 

Fixx, Calvin

 

Flanagan, Hallie

 

Fones, John Scott

 

Forster, Clifford

 

Foster, William Z.

 

Fountain, Plum

 

Box 42.

Fox, John

 

Frank, Jerome

 

Frankfurter, Felix

 

Freeman, Joseph

 

Fried, Richard M.

 

Friedberg, Judith

 

Fromkin, David

 

Garlin, Sender

 

Gassner, John

 

Gay Street (New York, N.Y.)

 

Gitlow, Benjamin

 

Glasser, Harold

 

Glazer, Nathan

 

Gold, Mike

 

Goldman, Emma

 

Goldwater, Walter

 

Gordievsky, Oleg

 

Gottfried, Manfred

 

Gouzenko, Igor

 

Great Britain. Foreign Office

 

Gregory [pseud.]

 

Griffith, Thomas

 

Gross, Babette

 

Gruin, Frederick

 

Grunwald, Henry Anatole

 

Gumpert, Martin

 

Gunther, Gerald

Box 43.

Hadden, Briton

 

Halberstam, David

 

Halper, Albert

 

Halperin, Maurice

 

Hamilton, James W.

 

Harry S. Truman Library

 

Hartz, Louis

 

Harvard Progressive

 

Havel, Vaclav

 

Haywood, William D.

 

Hebert, F. Edward

 

Henderson, Loy

 

Henry [pseud.]

 

Herald, Leon

 

Herbert [pseud.]

 

Herbst, Josephine

 

Hersey, John

 

Hicks, Granville

 

Hindus, Milton

 

Hiss, Alger

 

Chronological

Box 44.

Biographical

 

Residences

 

Department of State records

 

Federal Bureau of Investigation records

Box 45.

Trial defense records

 

Miscellaneous

 

Hiss, Bosley

 

Hiss, Donald

 

Hiss, Priscilla

 

Hiss, Tony

 

Hobson, Thayer

 

Hobson, Timothy

 

Hofstadter, Richard

 

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr.

 

Home School (Racine, Wis.)

 

Hook, Sidney

 

Hoover, J. Edgar

 

Horowitz, Helen Lefkowitz

 

Howe, Irving

 

Huffard, J. Hudson

 

Hughes, Emmet

 

Hughes, Langston

 

Hunt, John

 

Hutchins, Grace

 

Hutchinson, Gertrude

 

Hyde, Douglas

 

Hyland, Thomas

 

Ickes, Harold L.

Box 46.

Ikal, Arnold. See also Boerger, Ruth

 

Ingersoll, Ralph

 

Inslerman, Felix A.

 

Intrator, Michael

 

Isaacson, Walter and Evan Thomas

 

Isserman, Maurice

 

Jackson, Gardner

 

Jacobson, Arvid

 

Jacoby, Russell

 

James, Sidney

 

Jessup, John K.

 

Jessup, Philip C.

 

John Reed Clubs

 

Johns Hopkins News-Letter

 

Josephson, Matthew

 

Jowitt, William Jowitt, Earl

 

Judd, Walter H.

 

Judis, John B.

 

Judt, Tony

 

Kahn, David

 

Kalodny, Hyman

 

Kaplan, Irving

 

Kasenkina, Oksana

 

Kastner, Joseph

 

Katz, Otto

 

Kaufman, Samuel H.

 

Kees, Weldon

 

Kempton, Murray

 

Kennan, George F.

 

Kenner, Hugh

 

Box 47.

Kerr, Barbara

 

Kilpak, Gilbert

 

Kimball, Penn

 

King, Carol

 

King, William Lyon Mackenzie

 

Kirk, Russell

 

Kirstein, Elinor

 

Klaus, Samuel

 

Klehr, Harvey

 

Klingsberg, Ethan

 

Knapp, Mrs.

 

Knightley, Phillip

 

Koch, Stephen

 

Koestler, Arthur

 

Kohlberg, Alfred

 

Kramer, Charles

 

Krieger, Sam

 

Krivitsky, Walter

 

Kronenberger, Louis

 

Ku Klux Klan

 

Labor Fact Book

 

Lamb, Dean Ivan

 

Lamont, Corliss

 

Lamphere, Robert J.

 

Langer, Elinor

 

Lardner, Ring, Jr.

 

Lasch, Christopher

 

Lasky, Victor

 

Lattimore, Owen

 

Lauterbach, Richard E.

 

Box 48.

Leahy, William D.

 

Le Carré, John

 

Lee, Essie and Alwyn

 

Left Book Club

 

Levin, David

 

Levine, Isaac Don

 

Levine, Nathan

 

Levitt, Morton and Michael

 

Lewis, Edward E.

 

Lewis, Richard F.

 

Lieber, Maxim

 

Liebling, A. J.

 

Lipman, Samuel

 

Lippmann, Walter. See also Reed, John

 

Lock, Owen A.

 

Long Island Railroad

 

Loomis, Robert D.

 

Lore, Ludwig

 

Lovestone, Jay

 

Lowenthal, John

 

Lozowick, Louis

 

Luce, Clare Boothe

 

Luce, Henry

 

Luce, Henry R.

 

Lukacs, John

 

Lumpkin, Grace

 

Lynbrook (N.Y.)

Box 49.

Lyons, Eugene

 

McCarran, Patrick A.

 

McCarthy, Joseph R.

 

McCarthy, Mary

 

Macdonald, Dwight

 

McDonald, John

 

McDermott, Walsh

 

McGohey, John F. X.

 

McLean, E. C.

 

MacLeish, Archibald

 

Macleod, Norman

 

McManus, Robert Cruise

 

McNaughton, Frank

 

Maddox, Robert James

 

Magil, A. B.

 

Malia, Martin

 

Malraux, André

 

Mann, Thomas

 

Mar Cantabrico (Steamship)

 

Marbury, William L.

 

Marder, Murrey

 

Marsh, Reginald

 

Marshall, Thomas

 

Martin, David

 

Martin, Mary

Box 50.

Massing, Hede

 

Matthews, J. B.

 

Matthews, T. S.

 

May, Geoffrey

 

May, Henry F.

 

Medina, Harold R., Jr.

 

Meet the Press (Radio program)

 

Merton, Thomas

 

Meyer, Frank S.

 

Miller, Isidore

 

Miller, Merle

 

Milosz, Czeslaw

 

Milwaukee (Wis.)

 

Milwaukee Sentinel

 

Minster, Leon

 

Moren, Mark

 

Morningside

 

Morris, Richard

 

Morris, Robert

 

Morrow, Felix

 

Morton, Robinson

 

Mosher, Steven W.

 

Moss, Howard

 

Mullady, Frances

 

Mundt, Karl E.

 

Murphy, Frank

 

Murphy, Raymond E.

 

Murphy, Thomas F.

 

Murray, Henry A.

 

Murrow, Edward R.

 

Musmanno, Michael A.

 

Mussey, Barrows

 

Nash, George

 

Box 51.

National Review

 

Navasky, Victor

 

Nearing, Scott

 

Neils, Patricia

 

Nelson, Eleanor

 

Newberry Library

 

New Deal

 

New London (Conn.)

 

New Masses

 

New York Times

 

Nicholson, Margaret Mary

 

Nicolaevsky, Boris

 

Niebuhr, Reinhold

 

Nisbet, Robert

 

Nitze, Paul H.

 

Nixon, Richard M.

 

Nobile, Philip

 

Nock, Albert Jay

 

Noda, Hideo

 

Norton, Robert C.

 

Norton-Taylor, Duncan

 

Nye, Gerald P.

 

Box 52.

Oak, Liston

 

O'Brien, Conor Cruise

 

O'Neill, William L.

 

Osborne, John

 

Osman, Ralph

 

Palmer, A. Mitchell

 

Parmet, Herbert S.

 

Partisan Review

 

Patterson, Henry C.

 

Pearson, Drew

 

Pegler, Westbrook

 

Pells, Richard H.

 

Pennoyer, Robert

 

Pennsylvania

 

Perlo, Victor

 

Peterborough (N.H.)

 

Peters, J.

 

Peters, Paul

 

Petran, Tabitha

 

Philby, Kim

 

Phillips, William

 

Pigman, William Ward

 

Pilat, Oliver

 

Popular Front

 

Pornographic comics

 

Port Huron Statement

 

Post, Richard

 

Powell, Webster

 

Powers, Thomas

Box 53.

Poyntz, Juliet Stuart

 

Prange, Gordon W.

 

Pressman, Lee

 

Proletarian literature

 

Publications in legal history

 

Pulitzer, Joseph

 

Pumpkin papers. See also Baltimore documents

 

Pumpkin Papers Irregulars

 

Quakers

 

Racine (Wis.)

 

Racusin, Mr.

 

Rae, Nicol C.

 

Rahv, Philip

 

Rand School of Social Science

 

Box 54.

Reed, John and Walter Lippmann

 

Regler, Gustav

 

Regnery, Henry

 

Reno, Franklin Victor

 

Reno, Philip

 

Reston, James

 

Reuben, William A.

 

Richler, Mordecai

 

Riesel, Victor

 

Rilke, Rainer Maria

 

Rochester, Anna

 

Roesch, Patricia Divver

 

Rolfe, Edwin

 

Romerstein, Herbert

Box 55.

Roose, Roz

 

Rorty, James

 

Rosenberg, Julius and Ethel

 

Rosenbliett, Philip

 

Ross, J. C.

 

Ross, Nathaniel

 

Rossiter, Clinton

 

Roth, Henry

 

Roth, Samuel

 

Round Robin group

 

Rukeyser, Muriel

 

Rumrich, Guenther Gustave

 

Rush, Jacob

 

Russian famine relief

 

Sacco, Nicola and Bartolomeo Vanzetti

 

Sandino, Augusto

 

Saperstein, Harold I.

 

Sayre, Francis B.

 

Scammell, Michael

 

Schapiro, Meyer

 

Schlamm, William S.

 

Schlesinger, Arthur, Jr.

 

Schmahl, Horace

 

Schmidt, Maria

 

Schrecker, Ellen W.

 

Shachtman, Max

 

Shemitz, Reuben B.

 

Shils, Edward

 

Shotwell, James T.

 

Shoyet, Samuel

 

Silverman, Abraham George

 

Silvermaster, Nathan Gregory

 

Box 56.

Singer, Kurt D.

 

Smedley, Agnes

 

Smith, Jessica

 

Smith, John Chabot

 

Smith, Mardi

 

Smith, W. Marvin

 

Solow, Herbert

 

Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr

 

Sorel, Georges

 

Sorge, Richard

 

Soule, Edmund F.

 

South Side Observer (Rockville Centre, N.Y.)

 

Soviet archives

 

Box 57.

Soviet Union

 

Sperber, Manès

 

Spier, Franklin

 

Spying

 

Standley, William H.

 

Starobin, Joseph R.

 

State of the Union messages

 

Statute of limitations

 

Stearns, Harold E.

 

Steffens, Lincoln

 

Sterling, Dorothy

 

Stettinius, Edward R., Jr.

 

Stevenson, Adlai E.

 

Stoessel, Fredric

 

Stone, I. F.

 

Stone, William

 

Strachey, John

 

Straight, Michael

 

Stripling, Robert

 

Strout, Richard L.

 

Stryker, Lloyd

 

Sudoplatov, Pavel

 

Sulzberger, C. L.

 

Sversky, Leon

 

Sveshnikov, Vladimir

 

Swan, Patrick

 

Syracuse University

 

Szanto, Bela

 

Taft, Robert A.

 

Tamer, Paul

 

Tamiment Institute

 

Tanner, Louise

 

Taylor, Telford

Box 58.

Teachout, Terry

 

Technology

 

Theoharis, Athan G.

 

Tilghman, James Donnell

 

Time Foreign News Department

 

Toynbee, Arnold J.

 

Tresca, Carlo

 

Trilling, Diana

 

Trilling, Lionel

 

Truman, Harry S.

 

Tuchman, Barbara

 

Two Worlds

 

Tytell, Martin

 

Ulanovskaia, Nadezhda

 

Ulanovskii, Aleksandr

 

Underground

 

United Nations

 

United States. Agricultural Adjustment Administration

Box 63.

United States. Central Intelligence Agency

 

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities

 

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee to Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Laws

 

United States. Dept. of State

 

United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

University of Texas

 

Valtin, Jan

 

Vandenberg, Arthur H.

 

Van Doren, Mark

 

Vega, Marylois Purdy

 

Box 64.

Venona documents

 

Vezzana, Nicholas S.

 

Viereck, Peter

 

Volkogonov, Dmitrii

 

Volkov, Isaac

 

Volta Place (Washington, D.C.)

 

Von Mehren, Robert B.

 

Wadleigh, Henry Julian

 

Wagner, Charles A.

 

Wald, Alan

 

Waldman, Louis

 

Waldorf Conference

 

Walton, William

 

Ware, Harold

 

Ware, Susan

 

Ware group

 

Warshow, Robert

 

Weaver, Richard M.

 

Wechsler, James A.

 

Weinberger, Eliot

 

Box 65.

Weinstein, Allen

 

Welles, Sam

 

Welles, Sumner

 

Werfel, Franz

 

Wertenbaker, Charles

 

West, Rebecca

 

Westminster (Md.)

 

Weyl, Nathaniel

 

White, Harry Dexter

Box 66.

Whittaker, Charles

 

Whittaker, David

 

Whittaker, Mary

 

Wiedersum, Roy

 

Wilde, Oscar

 

Wilhelm, Warren

 

Willert, Paul

 

Wills, Garry

 

Wilson, Edmund

 

Wilson, H. Hubert

 

Winchell, Walter

 

Winslow, Anne

 

Winter, Ella

 

Witt, Nathan

 

Wolfe, Bertram D.

 

Woodley Estate (Washington, D.C.)

 

Woodstock typewriter

 

Workers School

 

Wright, Peter

 

Yale University Press

 

Younger, Irving

 

Zablodowsky, David

Box 67.

Zeligs, Meyer A.

 

Zolan, Henry

 

Zukofsky, Louis

 

Zysman, Dale

 

Unsorted

Box 68-69.

Unsorted

Box 59-62.

Oversize copyflow from Soviet archives microfilm