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Title
Benjamin Gerig papers
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950--Correspondence.
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971--Correspondence.
Cordier, Andrew W. (Andrew Wellington), 1901-1975--Correspondence.
Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959--Correspondence.
Erp, J. W. T. van--Correspondence.
Field, Noel Haviland, 1904-1970--Correspondence.
Gerig, Mary, 1898-1960--Correspondence.
Gerig, Pearl--Correspondence.
Hiss, Alger--Correspondence.
Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl), 1897-1986--Correspondence.
Lester, Sean, 1888-1959--Correspondence.
Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr., 1902-1985--Correspondence.
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966--Correspondence.
Morley, Felix M. (Felix Muskett), 1894-1982--Correspondence.
Pickard, Bertram, 1892-1973--Correspondence.
Sweetser, Arthur, 1888-1968--Correspondence.
Sweetser, Ruth Gregory--Correspondence.
Tomlinson, John D. (John Doren), 1903-1981--Correspondence.
Walters, F. P. (Francis Paul), 1888---Correspondence.
United States. Department of State.
League of Nations.
Preparatory Commission of the United Nations.
United Nations.
United Nations. Trusteeship Council.
United Nations Visiting Mission to Trust Territories in West Africa.
Conversations on International Organization (1944 : Washington, D.C.)
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)
United Nations Conference on International Organization (1945 : San Francisco, Calif.)
Colonies.
Colonies--Africa.
International agencies.
International organization.
International trusteeships.
International trusteeships--Africa, West.
Mandates.
Nuclear weapons--Testing.
Race relations.
Soviet Union--Colonies.
Diplomats.
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm86061974
Summary
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Gerig's service with the League of Nations, 1930-1940, chiefly as commissioner-general of the pavilion at the New York World's Fair (1939-1940); his work with the U.S. Dept. of State in a number of positions involving international organizations and the administration of trust territories, 1942-1961; and his membership on the United Nations Trusteeship Council, 1947-1953. Documents Gerig's participation in the Dumbarton Oaks Conference, 1944; the United Nations Conference on International Organization in San Francisco, Calif., 1945; the Preparatory Commission of the United Nations, 1946; the first session of the U.N. General Assembly, 1946; and the United Nations Visiting Mission to Trust Territories in West Africa, 1958. Subjects include colonialism and colonial policy primarily in Africa, the mandate system, nuclear testing in trust territories, race relations, and the growth of Soviet colonialism.
Correspondents include Isaiah Bowman, Ralph J. Bunche, Andrew W. Cordier, John Foster Dulles, J.W.T. van Erp, Noel Haviland Field, Alger Hiss, Philip C. Jessup, Sean Lester, Henry Cabot Lodge, Paul Manship, Felix M. Morley, Bertram Pickard, Arthur Sweetser, Ruth Gregory Sweetser, John D. Tomlinson, F.P. Walters, Gerig's first wife, Mary Gerig, and his second wife, Pearl Gerig.
Authorized Access Point
Gerig, Benjamin, 1894-1976. Benjamin Gerig papers, 1927-1974 (bulk 1930-1968)