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Arthur Preston Whitaker PapersUPT 50 W577

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Summary Information

Date [inclusive]
1938-1965
Extent
23.0 Cubic feet

PROVENANCE

The Arthur Preston Whitaker Papers were donated to the University Archives in 1966 (accession number 66-31) and 1967 (accession number 67-33).

ARRANGEMENT

This is an unprocessed collection. Only rough inventory exists.

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Arthur Preston Whitaker (1895-1979) was a professor of Latin American History at the University of Pennsylvania from 1936 – 1965. He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee, and Harvard University (Ph.D).

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The Arthur Preston Whitaker Papers consists mainly of personal correspondence, along with files on the Foreign Policy Research Institute, and the American Historical Association.

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
University of Pennsylvania. Foreign Policy Research Institute.
Subject(s)
Latin America–History.

Inventory

 

Inventory 

Box

Folder

Misc. Manuscripts – filed Feb. 5, 1964 

 1

 

Indices Alpabetico 

 1

 

Special Folders and Reports: 45 – 54 

 1

 

Foreign Policy Research Institute Folders 

 2

 

Foreign Policy Research Institute, Reports, Minutes, etc. (April-May 61) 

 2

 

Folder: Paigh – Stockholm Congress(60), Replies to Inquiry 

 2

 

Folders: Articles (53,54,54) 

 2

 

Folders: (35 ? – 45) 

 2

 

Special Folders: (42-43) 

 2

 

Folders: Articles (1953); Pan American Ass. Correspondence (1946); Area Studies Committee Correspondence (1947) 

 3

 

Foreign Policy Association (1947) 

 3

 

AHA Correspondence 1955; Misc. Correspondence 37, 45, 48, 56, 57, 58. 

 3

 

Non-Current Folders 

 3

 

Non-Current Folders 

 4

 

Foreign Policy Research Institute Correspondence 

 4

 

Personal Correspondence 

 

 

1940-41 

 12

 

1941-42 – 1945 

 13

 

1945 – 1946 A – Z 

 10

 

1946 Aug.-Dec. 

 14

 

1947 A – Z 

 11

 

1948 A – Z 

 11

 

Sept. 1948 – Sept. 1950, A – J 

 16

 

1950-51, A – Z 

 14

 

June 1951 – June 1952, A – L 

 8

 

1951 – 1952, L – Z 

 9

 

Sept. 1952 – Aug. 1953 

 5

 

Sept. 1953 – Dec. 1954, A – L 

 9

 

Sept. 1953 – Dec. 1954, M – Z 

 10

 

1955 – Aug. 1956, A – G 

 19

 

1955 – Aug. 1956, H, I, J, K – S 

 20

 

1955 – Aug. 1956, T – Z 

 21

 

Sept. 1956 – Aug. 1958, A – M 

 6

 

Sept. 1956 – Aug. 1958, N – Z 

 5

 

Sept. 1958 – Aug. 1960, Q – Z 

 16

 

Sept. 1958 – Aug. 1960, A – P 

 15

 

Sept. 1960 – Aug. 1961, A – L 

 7

 

Sept. 1960 – Aug. 1961, M – Z 

 8

 

Educational Survey 1956-1957-1958 

 16

 

Correspondence, 1940-41 

 17

 

Correspondence, 1942-43 

 17

 

Correspondence, 1939 

 17

 

1956 “Conference on Cultural Freedom in Western – Hemisphere” 

 18

 

General Correspondence 1955-56 

 18

 

Neclaia Meeting 1955 

 18

 

Correspondence and Reports on Madrid Meeting (May 56) 

 18

 

Correspondence, May – Oct. 1942 

 19

 

American History Association 

AHA Session on Spain Dec. 1961 

 22

 

Correspondence 1961-62- 

 22

 

Committee on International Historical Activities Sept. 1, 1962 

 22

 

Committee on International Historical Activities, Sept. 1, 1963 on 

 22

 

Committee Meeting May 4, 1963 

 22

 

Committee Meeting March 21, 1964 

 22

 

Neclaia Occasional Papers 

 21

 

Vienna Congress 1965 

 22

 

Vienna Congress Summer 1955 

 22

 

Latin American Committee, University of Pennsylvania Nov. 1938 – Feb. 1939 

 22

 

Commission on History — Program and C 

 22

 

Commission on History — Correspondence 

 22

 

Vessel distribution 1815-1829 

 23

 

Air Pilot Manual of the Pacific Islands Issue 1 and 2 

 24