Guide to the Papers of Shepard Stone, 1925 - 1990Manuscript ML-99

Series List

Go to: Series 1 | Series 2 | Series 3 | Series 4 | Series 5 | Series 6 | Series 7 | Series 8 | Series 9 | Series 10 | Series 11

Series 1, Pre-War, 1928-1940

Material consists of articles, newspaper clippings, correspondence, Stone's dissertation, "Deutschland, Danzig und Polen 1918-1932," from the University of Berlin, 1932; diary entries, newsletters and news releases; pamphlets, papers written during Stone's undergraduate days at Dartmouth College, CBS radio scripts, reports of interviews with foreign officials and other miscellaneous items. Persons of note included in the correspondence include Edward R. Murrow, Arthur Hays Sulzberger and Adolph Ochs of The New York Times Thomas Mann, Walter Wanger and Arthur Krock.

Go to boxes: 1 - 2

Series 2, WWII, 1941-1945

World War II materials consist of articles, books, clippings; military and personal correspondence, including many letters between Shepard and Charlotte Stone; military orders, maps, pamphlets, income tax returns, newspapers, materials recording the immigration of Charlotte Stone's parents from Germany to the United States; exercises and other items from Stone's attendance at military intelligence school; journal entries and Army reports, posters, manuals, photos, memoranda, forms, identification booklets and other realted materials. Persons of note mentioned in the materials include Emmy Rado, William O. Douglas, Eleanor Roosevelt, Arthur Hays Sulzberger, Hadley Cantril, and Hanson W. Baldwin. Emmy Rado, a co-worker of Charlotte Stone in the New York OSS offices, figures prominently in Charlotte's letters to Shepard Stone.

Go to boxes: 2 - 5

Series 3, Military Government, 1945-1946

Materials consist of articles, brochures, clippings, correspondence, lists, magazines and newspapers, maps, newsletters, news releases, photographs, pamphlets, programs, speeches and reports. One report in particular, Psychological Reaction of the German People After the Defeat, by Stone's brother-in-law, Walter Hasenclever, is especially interesting. Hasenclever was one of the interrogators who questioned some of the highest ranking Nazi party members, such as Hermann Goering, Joachim von Ribbentrop and Julius Streicher. His report is a first hand account of the thoughts, feelings and experiences of both the interrogator and those he spoke to immediately after the defeat of Germany. Persons of note in this section include Hadley Cantril, Julius Ebbinghaus, Lester Markel, Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, and William Paley.

Go to boxes: 5 - 8

Series 4, High Commission For Germany (HICOG), 1949-1953

Materials in this series include articles, clippings, correspondence, guest lists and itineraries, information packets, diary entries, lists, magazines, memorabilia, newsletters and newspapers, pamphlets, photographs, programs, reports and many other items. Reports are arranged in two categories: general, which were written by a number of different authors on wide ranging topics, and reports written by the Reactions Analysis Staff of the Office of Public Affairs, HICOG. The latter were reports of the reactions of the German people to topics introduced via surveys given by the Office of Public Affairs. The latter reports are arranged numerically within the chronological years 1949-1953. The speeches of John J. McCloy are also arranged chronologically. Notables appearing in this section include John J. McCloy, James B. Conant, John Sloan Dickey, Dolf Sternberger, Hans Wallenberg, Eugen Kogon, and Theodor Heuss.

Go to boxes: 9 - 20

Series 5, New York Times/Personal Life, 1945-1952

Materials in Series 5 consist of articles, clippings, correspondence, personal materials such as IRS forms and an apartment lease, military service records and forms, newsletters, newspapers, pamphlets, photographs, programs, reports and speeches. In addition, there are meeting minutes, pamphlets, discussion papers and reports from Stone's membership in the Council on Foreign Relations, and a few items, including Stone's speech, having to do with the Dartmouth College Great Issues course. Several items pertain to the internal workings of The New York Times. These materials represent a transition period in Stone's life between his wartime work and the shape of his future. Important figures include Arthur Hays Sulzberger, Hadley Cantril, Allen Dulles, Theodor Heuss, Lester Markel, and Julius O. Adler

Go to boxes: 20 - 21

Series 6, Ford Foundation, 1952-1967

Materials in Series 6 consist of appointment books, articles, Ford Foundation Board of Trustees dockets, clippings, correspondence, conference materials, newsletters and news releases, pamphlets, papers, travel expense reports, speeches, memoranda, photographs, reports, memorabilia, programs, minutes of meetings, interviews, notes, and many other items; including, at the end of the series, carbon copies of Stone's correspondence. Persons of note appearing in this series include John J. McCloy, Joseph Slater, Grenville Clark, Ernest Cramer, McGeorge Bundy, Jean Monnet, Robert Oppenheimer, John Sloan Dickey, John Kenneth Galbraith, Willy Brandt, Henry Ford II, H. Rowan Gaither, Henry T. Heald, Paul G. Hoffman, Michael Josselson, John C. Hunt, Melvin Lasky, Allen Dulles, and Max Kohnstamm

Go to boxes: 22 - 31 | 32 - 41 | 42 - 51

Series 7, International Association For Cultural Freedom, 1967-1975

The contents of Series 7 include appointment books, articles, brochures, clippings, correspondence, conference materials, newsletters and news releases, pamphlets, proposals, photographs, reports, speeches, minutes of meetings, programs, papers, notes, memoranda and other items. Carbon copies of Stone's correspondence are housed in Box 10. Dates may overlap in some instances between the previous and following series. Persons of note mentioned in this group of materials include Michael Josselson, Raymond Aron, Marion Grafin Donhoff, Adam Watson, Pierre Emmanuel, John Hunt, Alan Bullock, Edward Shils, Mel Lasky, Nicolas Nabokov, Ernest Cramer, Max Kohnstamm, Joseph Slater and Francois Bourricaud.

Go to boxes: 52 - 61

Series 8, Aspen Institute For Humanistic Studies in Berlin (Aspen/Berlin or AIB), 1974-1988

Materials in Series 8 consist of appointment books, articles, brochures, clippings, correspondence, conference materials, newsletters and news releases, pamphlets, papers, proposals, reports, minutes of meetings, photographs, speeches, memoranda, memorabilia, notes, a book manuscript as well as other materials. Dates may overlap between series. Persons of note mentioned in this series include John J. McCloy, Marion Grafin Donhoff, Alan Bullock, Willy Brandt, Joseph Slater, Richard Lowenthal, Helmut Schmidt, Henry Kissinger, Max Kohnstamm, Jean Monnet, Ernst Cramer, Richard von Weizsacker, David Anderson, Theo Sommer, E.H. van der Beugel, and other international figures.

Go to boxes: 62 - 73

Series 9, Retirement Years, 1986-1990

Materials in Series 9 consist of articles, clippings, correspondence, conference materials, magazines, minutes of meetings, newsletters, newspapers and news releases, programs, papers, proposals, reports, notes, speeches, photographs, and numerous other items. Dates may overlap between series. Prominent persons mentioned in this series include Derek Bok, Guido Goldman, John J. McCloy, Graham T. Allison, Alan Bullock, David Anderson, David T. McLaughlin and Daniel Hamilton.

Go to boxes: 74 - 76

Series 10, Personal Affairs, 1965-1990

The materials in this series consist of biographical information, birth and marriage certificates and passports, clippings, both family and general correspondence, financial records, photographs, pamphlets, books of essays and congratulations from friends and acquaintances, Christmas cards, diaries, memorabilia, a draft of an autobiography, a partial oral history, and other items. Some of the material is specific to Charlotte Stone. A few names of note include David Anderson, Thomas Lenagh, Frederick Burkhardt and John Kenneth Galbraith.

Go to boxes: 77 - 78

Series 11, Colleges, 1955,1958-1989

The materials in Series 11 reflect the involvement of Shepard Stone with Bennington and Dartmouth Colleges and with Harvard University. They consist of articles, brochures, clippings, correspondence, meeting minutes, financial information, pamphlets, papers, reports, speeches, information packets, and a number of other items. Names of note include Edward Blaustein, William C. Fels, Oscar Ruebhausen, John Sloan Dickey, William Andres, John G. Kemeny, David T. McLaughlin and Abram Bergson.

Go to boxes: 79 - 80

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