Howard Trivers Papers

Dates: 1942-1984

Foreign Service officer, 1941-1969

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Processed by: Dennis E. Bilger (1983).

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STATE DEPARTMENT FILE

Box 1

  • JCS 1067 - Potsdam Agreement, April 26, 1945
  • Newspaper clippings and Russian-Language magazine re Moscow Conference of Foreign Ministers, 1947
  • Newspaper clippings - Berlin, 1961-1962
  • State Department - press release No. 238 - Potsdam Agreement, August 1, 1945
  • State Department - press release No. 239 - Crimea Conference, February 11, 1945
  • State Department - press release No. 292 - Text of Draft Treaty of Disarmanent
  • State Department - press release No. 303 - Address by Secretary of State Dean Acheson - American Society of Newspaper Publishers, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City, April 28, 1945
  • State Department - press release No. 477 - Statement by the Governments of the U.S., U.S.S.R. and U.K. and France on Zones of Occupation in Germany, June 5, 1945
  • State Department - press release No. 582 - Directive on the Military Government for Germany, July 15, 1945
  • State Department - press release No. 616 - Address by Secretary of State James F. Byrnes, Stuttgart, Germany, September 6, 1946
  • State Department - press release No. 696 - Address by Secretary of State James F. Byrnes, American Club, Paris, October 3, 1946
  • Trivers, Howard - articles on foreign affairs
  • Trivers, Howard - correspondence with Truman Library, re papers
  • Trivers, Howard - identification cards - Moscow Conference, 1947
  • Cross reference sheets - Moscow Conference, 1947 - Photograph
GERMANY
  • Copies of correspondence re papers
  • Poland, Nazi occupation of
  • Typhus in Axis-dominated Europe, March 4, 1942
  • "National Socialism" (publication)
  • Austria, the treatment of, June 8, 1944
  • United States Policy in Germany, 1948-1949 - Lecture at Princeton University, April 1948
  • Thanksgiving talk at Rebild, November 1950 - "United States and Denmark"
  • "The New United States Foreign Policy" 1952 (re relations with Denmark)
  • "Solubility and Insolubility in Foreign Affairs Problems" January 1954 (re policy towards Germany)
  • "Western Germany" - Speech, December 1954
SPEECHES AND PUBLICATIONS

Box 2

  • Oberlin College - 1955 speech "Morality and Foreign Affairs, Virginia Quarterly Review, Summer 1956
  • Berlin, 1957-1962
  • Briefing Material - National War College, Berlin, 1958-1961
  • German newspaper articles re Tank Corporation - "Checkpoint Charlie," October 25, 1961
  • Worcester Academy, May 1962
  • University of Cincinnati, "Ideology and Conflict," October 19, 1962
  • Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Council on Religion and International Affairs - San Dimas, California, "United States and the Cold War"
  • Potomac, Maryland, Lenten Lecture, March 18, 1964, "Ethics and Foreign Policy"
  • Washington, D.C., American University, April 7, 1964, "Eastern Europe"
  • Racine, Wisconsin, Johnson Foundation Wingspread, "U.S. Policy towards Eastern Europe"
  • Arlington, Virginia, Congregational Church, "Christianity and History"
  • Army War College, October 2, 1964, "Soviet Union and the Communist States of Eastern Europe"
  • Fort Devens, "Soviet Strategy," October 15, 1964
  • "Thoughts on U.S. Foreign Policy: Reshaping of U.S. Foreign Policy: Viet Nam"
  • Viet Nam
  • Zurich - memorabilia re, 1966
  • Zurich - Rotary Club, "Berlin Wall," September 1967
  • Zurich - American Women's Club, "Intrinsic Difficulties in Foreign Affairs," May 1968
  • Zurich - American Women's Club - dinner-dance, July 4, 1968
  • Zurich - American Consul General - speeches
  • Lugano - Columbus Day talk, "America and the Spirit of Adventure," October 12, 1968
PERSONAL PAPERS, 1969-1976

Box 3

  • Trivers' list of personal papers, 1969-1976
  • Phi Eta Sigma - talk to Freshmen Honor Society, Southern Illinois University, 1970
  • Letter to Editor, New York Times re Vietnam War, 1970
  • Sermon - "Credo Ergo Suma" - First Presbyterian Church, Carbondale, Illinois, 1970
  • Science, Technology & World Affairs - lecture, Southern Illinois University, 1970
  • "Collective Security Through External Threat," 1971
  • Lion's Club talk, Carbondale, Illinois, 1971
  • Rotary Club, Carbondale, Illinois, 1971
  • Letter to the Denver Post, 1971
  • "Specious Abstration and Foreign Policy," Southern Illinois University, 1971
  • The Berlin Wall
  • "The Imprudence of Professors," New York Times, 1973
  • "Two Germanys" - Ball State Lecture, 1972
  • "Intrinsic Difficulties in Foreign Affairs," Ball State University lecture, 1973
  • "McCarthyism" - Ball State University lecture, 1973
  • "Eastern Europe" - Ball State University lecture, 1973
  • Anderson (Indiana) Exchange Club, 1973
  • Letter to the editor of Muncie (Indiana) Evening Press
  • "Germany: The Heart of Europe from 1945 to the Present," 1973
  • Talk to the Muncie (Indiana) Chapter of American University Women, 1974
  • "United States Policy in Eastern Europe" - Ball State University lecture, 1974
  • Letter re Ball State University booklet, "Lectures in Foreign Affairs"
  • "A Look at the United States in World Affairs," talk to the United Presbyterian Women, 1974
  • Article on General George C. Marshall in the Muncie (Indiana) Evening Press, 1974
  • "City State & World State, Nation State & World State" - lecture, Ball State University, 1975
  • "City State & World State, Nation State & World State" - draft and notes
  • "Universalism in the thought of the Founding Fathers," Ball State University lecture, 1975
  • "Universalism in the thought of the Founding Fathers," outline and notes
  • "Universalism in the thought of the Founding Fathers," article in the Virginia Quarterly Review, 1976
  • "Towards Everlasting Peace: Koret's Political Thought" - (final draft) - lecture, Ball State University, 1976

Box 4

"SUMVALUE" (List of files set up by Trivers including assessed value of these files): Numbered Files
  • I. The Church and the Revolution, May 12, 1976
  • II. Letter to editor of New York Times, May 13, 1976
  • III. Science and the Community of Man: The Egghead and the Warhead, October 5, 1976
  • IV. "The Community of Man" letters in course Philosophy of Design, December 2, 1976
  • V. "What is Philosophy" - talks at College of Architecture in course Philosophy of Design, December 2, 1976
  • VI. Letter to editor, Muncie Star on the Spoils System in Diplomatic Appointments, July 27, 1977
  • VII. Muncie Exchange Club, January 19, 1978
  • VIII. Panama Canal Treaty, 1978
  • IX. Letter to editor of Muncie Star, March 13, 1978, on South Korean Government passing currency to Congressmen
  • X. Recognition of People's Republic of China, Muncie Press, December 18, 1978
  • XI. United States and Communist China, February 15, 1979, Muncie Exchange Club
  • XII. Lecture on Vietnam, April 3, 1979 at Indiana University, Professor Ferrell's course in American Diplomatic History
  • XIII. Letter in Muncie Star, January 29, 1980, re Soviet invasion of Afghanistan
  • XIV. Letter to editor, Muncie Star, April 1, 1980 re Southeast Asia
  • XV. Letter to editor, Muncie Star, January 1, 1982 re Poland
  • XVI. Vesper Service by Candlelight: A Sermon, 1963
  • XVII. Two Booklet Lectures - letters re
  • XVIII. Letter to Science on Science, Technology and Foreign Affairs, November 1, 1984
  • XIX. Policy by Stozan, 1968
  • XX. "SOVIEE Miscenary" (re various topics involving the Soviet Union)
  • XXI. Science and Public Opinion - notes and quotes re
  • XXII. General Thoughts
  • XXIII. Howard Trivers Personalia
  • XXIV. Personal Forms - Howard Trivers
  • XXV. Quotations
  • XXVI. Humorous Stories

Box 5

  • XXVII. Correspondence, 1970-1973
  • XXVIII. Correspondence, January-June 1974
  • XXIX. Correspondence, July-December 1974
  • XXX. Correspondence, 1975
  • XXXI. Correspondence, 1976-1977
  • XXXII. Correspondence, 1978-1980
  • XXXIII. Correspondence, 1983-1984
  • XXXIV. Correspondence with Professor David Harris
  • XXV. Memo to Director General of the Foreign Service on oral examination for Foreign Service candidates, December 1965
  • XXXVI. Hope for the Future
  • XXXVII. Manuscript, "America: the Decision of Destiny" (2 folders)
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