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Texts of Sevareid's speeches and writings, some with attached correspondence.
Organized by articles, letters to the editor, and speeches and arranged chronologically therein.
BOX II:56 Articles
1942, "Where Do We Go from Here?"
"Democracy's Main Street"
"Not So Wild a Dream," condensed version
"We Are Responsible to the World"
1952, untitled
1965, "The Final Troubled Hours of Adlai Stevenson"
"Free Press for a Free People"
BOX II:57 Tribute to John J. McCloy
"In Defense of TV"
Postscript to Erik Bye, Blow Silver Wind
1979, "Information and Society," 1978-1979
"The Importance of Inventing Hazy Phrases"
"What Makes a Newspaper Great"
1981, "Return to God's River," 1980-1982
(2 folders)
Introduction to Alan Barth, The Rights of Free Men
"Profiles and Perspectives"
"'Secret War' Has No Place in a Democracy"
Untitled essay
Essay on Thanksgiving
Essay on Walt Disney
Introduction to George Levison memoir
"News Coverage 'Is a Force for Peace'"
"Tales of the Fighting Mad"
1986, Essay on Immigration
1988, "Ethics of the American Press"
"The Golf Ball and I"
Introduction to Time-Life volume on World War II
1990, William Paley obituary
1991, "A New Stage"
Letters to the editor, 1960, 1972-1977, 1980-1991
(4 folders)
(3 folders)
BOX II:58 1980-1989
(11 folders)
BOX II:59 1990-1991, undated
(3 folders)
BOX III: 1-2, OV 1 Part III: 2018 Addition, 1909-1993
Primarily correspondence from prominent politicians, journalists and writers, but also includes some genealogical material, condolence letters, and items from Sevareid's second marriage and subsequent divorce, with Belén Marshall. The miscellaneous correspondence is organized alphabetically by name.
Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent or subject matter.
BOX III:1 Acheson, Alice and Dean, 1961-1977
BOX III:1 Allilueva, Svetlana, 1974-1988
(2 folders)
BOX III:1 Anderson, Robert O., 1967-1970
BOX III:1 Ardrey, Robert, 1957-1980
(3 folders)
BOX III:1 Baucus, Max, 1976, 1987
BOX III:1 Burger, Warren E., 1967-1972
BOX III:1 Clark, Joseph, 1963, undated
BOX III:1 Condolence letters to Suzanne St. Pierre (wife), 1992
(2 folders)
BOX III:1 Cowles, Fleur, 1972-1974
BOX III:1 Douglas, William O., 1967-1972
BOX III:1 Dulles, Allen, 1961-1962
BOX III:1 Feiffer, Jules, 1961
BOX III:1 Fulbright, J. William, 1958, 1964-1969, 1976
BOX III:1 Genealogical material, 1909, 1952, 1975-1986
BOX III:OV 1 Genealogical scrapbook: Unveiling of the Eric Sevareid memorial at Etne, Norway, 1993
BOX III:1 Goldwater, Barry, 1962, 1976
BOX III:1 Gordon, Ruth, 1977
BOX III:1 Graham, Katharine, 1977
BOX III:1 Guy, William L., 1970
BOX III:1 Harriman, Pamela and W. Averell, 1973-1982, undated
BOX III:1 Holiday card with photograph from Lois Sevareid to Rosa Gregg, circa 1942
BOX III:1 Humphrey, Hubert H., 1956-1977
(2 folders)
BOX III:1 Javits, Jacob K., 1970-1977
BOX III:1 Johnson, Lyndon B., 1957-1959, 1965
BOX III:1 Kennedy, John F., 1957-1958
BOX III:1 Kennedy, Robert F., 1958, 1964
BOX III:1 Landon, Alfred M., 1966-1987
BOX III:1 Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1975-1977
BOX III:1 Lippmann, Walter, 1962-1965
BOX III:1 MacLean, Norman, 1986
BOX III:1 Mansfield, Mike, 1967, 1974-1977
BOX III:1 McKelway, St. Clair, 1975
BOX III:1 Miscellaneous correspondence
BOX III:1 B-F, 1959-1990
BOX III:2 G-W, 1959-1992
(2 folders)
BOX III:2 Miscellany, 1912, 1934, 1964, 1974-1978, undated
BOX III:2 Moynihan, Daniel P., 1975-1976
BOX III:2 Murrow, Edward R., 1958-1965, 1973
BOX III:2 Nixon, Richard M., 1956-1964, 1969
BOX III:2 Ramsbotham, Peter, 1976
BOX III:2 Reston, James, 1961-1963, 1991
BOX III:2 Ridgway, M. B., 1959, 1977-1979
BOX III:2 Robertson, Nan, 1992
BOX III:2 Rusk, Dean, 1972
BOX III:2 Sandburg, Carl, 1955, undated
BOX III:2 Saroyan, William, 1957
BOX III:2 Sawyer, Diane, circa 1986-1992, undated
BOX III:2 Sevareid, Belen Marshall (wife), 1963-1975
(2 folders)
BOX III:2 Sheean, Vincent, 1968, undated
BOX III:2 Stevenson, Adlai E., 1950-1963
BOX III:2 Stern, John A., 1934-1935
BOX III:2 Stickney, Dorothy, 1969
BOX III:2 Truman, Harry S., 1957-1961
BOX III:2 Udall, Stewart L., 1962-1969, 1987
BOX III:2 Warren, Earl, 1961, 1969, 1973
BOX III:2 West, Rebecca, 1975
BOX III:2 White, Theodore H., 1958, 1982
BOX III:2 Widmark, Richard, 1961, 1969-1970, 1976

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