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Title
Venturing outside the ivory tower
Type
Mixed Material
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm2004085104
Summary
Memoir relating chiefly to Griffiths' membership and activities in the communist party while a student and historian at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Washington in Seattle, and the University of Oxford in England. Discusses loyalty oaths and his participation, along with Arthur Gilchrist Brodeur, Haakon Chevalier, and J. Robert Oppenheimer, in the faculty communist group at Berkeley. Other individuals represented include Kenneth May, John and Richard Dyer-Bennet, and Griffiths' wife Mary. Outlines his work during World War II with the U.S. Board of Economic Warfare and the Foreign Economic Administration and his career as a historian of modern Europe. Second partial copy includes an additional chapter.
Authorized Access Point
Griffiths, Gordon, 1914-2001. Venturing outside the ivory tower : typescript, circa 1999