6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Civil defense.

  1. Paul H. Nitze papers, 1922-1998

    120,000 items. 348 containers plus 12 classified, 2 oversize, and digital files. 147.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Statesman, diplomat, and entrepreneur. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches, writings, appointment books, business files, name and subject files, and other papers chiefly relating to Nitze's role in United States foreign and national security policy in the last half of the twentieth century.

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  2. Benjamin Delahauf Foulois papers, 1898-1966

    17,850 items. 51 containers plus 1 oversize. 20.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Military officer and pioneer aviator. Correspondence, diaries, reports, official documents and personnel records, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Foulois's military career and the development of air power in the United States military.

  3. Leonard James Dow papers, 1945-1967

    2,500 items. 9 containers. 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and articles, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Dow’s post-retirement career as consultant in civil defense, antisubmarine warfare, and communications for government and private industry.

  4. Barry Commoner papers, 1915-2009

    169,000 items. 528 containers plus 16 oversize. 217 linear feet. 142 digital files (0.39 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biologist, ecologist, and environmental activist. Correspondence, speeches, writings, research files, subject files, organizational files, printed matter, photographs in both physical and digital formats, and other papers documenting Commoner's career as a biologist, ecologist, and environmental activist. Subjects include the physiochemical basis of biological processes, moral obligations of scientists, ecology, and the politics of environmental stewardship.

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  5. Julius W. Becton papers, 1780-2008

    69,300 items. 198 containers plus 8 oversize and 21 classified. 79.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, federal agency head, university president, public school superintendent. Correspondence, speeches, writings, military and civilian government documents, topical files, reports, printed matter, monographs, and miscellaneous material documenting Becton's army career, leadership of federal agencies, college presidency, and superintendency of a large, urban public school system.

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  6. Pinkerton's National Detective Agency records, 1853-1999

    63,000 items. 185 containers plus 20 oversize. 80 linear feet. 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Private detective agency directed by the Pinkerton family to protect interests of clients in business and industry. The records include business and family correspondence; biographical and genealogical records; administrative records such as procedural guidelines and training manuals; criminal case files which include correspondence, reports, photographs, legal documents, and printed matter; and draft manuscripts and printing plates.